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Sport Dibaba squeezes into 1500m final, Kipyegon fastest
Author: 0 Dibaba squeezes into 1500m final, Kipyegon fastest

Kipyegon told the media: "I thank God today, it was a good race in London". The Kenyan faces a field is rich in depth with at least six athletes having run sub four minutes this season led by Hassan, who boasts of three fastest times this season.

Sport Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona
Author: 0 Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona

Alan Ruschel must have thought he would never play football again last November after being involved in the plane crash which killed 19 of his team mates. Elias denied Messi and Luis Suarez at the end of flowing moves before Deulofeu tapped home Ivan Rakitic's low cross at the far post in the sixth minute.

Sport Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Splits from Wife
Author: 0 Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Splits from Wife

Ms Zhukova, 36, is an art collector, who is on the board of New York's Metropolitan Museum. According to The Guardian , Abramovich's first marriage was brief, from 1987 to 1991 with Olga Lysova . Petersburg. "We are known as the divorce capital of the world here, so most women try to get divorced here if they can in the case of large wealth".

Sport Sneijder reaches
Author: 0 Sneijder reaches "agreement in principle" to join Nice

Sneijder underwent his medical on Monday morning and Nice have now confirmed his signing on a one-year deal with the option of another. The 33-year-old departed Turkish side Galatasaray after a four-year stint at the end of June when his contract expired and he has been on the lookout for a new club since.

Sport Chelsea boss Conte anticipating 'most difficult' season of his career
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte anticipating 'most difficult' season of his career

Eden is very happy to stay with us and to start the new season". [But] we have to wait for the best moment, the best solution. In fact, this past season was the most productive that Hazard has enjoyed in his senior career, bagging 16 goals and 5 assists in 36 Premier League appearances.

Sport Timothy Fosu-Mensah undergoing medical at Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Timothy Fosu-Mensah undergoing medical at Crystal Palace

Having a talented defender and versatile defensive midfielder within his own ranks did not prevent Jose Mourinho from buying Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic, thus effectively closing the first-team doors to his young players. The 19-year-old, who has also played in midfield, signed a new contract in October that runs to 2020. The opportunity to play regularly in the Premier League will surely be hugely beneficial for Fosu-Mensah, especially when it is taken into consideration that he was ...

Sport Ernst, Yin to make Solheim Cup debuts
Author: 0 Ernst, Yin to make Solheim Cup debuts

Leon-Rot in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany in 2015. The 2017 Solheim Cup is the 15th edition of the Solheim Cup matches, being held August 18-20 at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa. She is hot favourite to lead the European team at Gleneagles in 2019. Creamer during the 2013 Solheim Cup. Europe captain Annika Sorenstam had four wildcard choices and picked fellow Swedes Anna Nordqvist and Madelene Sagstrom, along with Germany's Caroline Masson and Emily ...

Sport Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team
Author: 0 Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team

Lukaku agreed, admitting: "I was 20 and I wasn't ready to be immediately effective in a top team". Romelu Lukaku does not have fond memories of the Super Cup. Departures have been kept to a relative minimum this summer as Mourinho looks to build his squad for the domestic and Champions League campaigns, but defenders Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Timothy Fosu-Mensah have been allowed to leave Old Trafford on loan for the season.

Sport Jets offense can't afford to lose Quincy Enunwa
Author: 0 Jets offense can't afford to lose Quincy Enunwa

After the release of Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall this past offseason, he is the Jets no. 1 wide receiver and will be a featured target for new offensive coordinator John Morton. In 2016, Enunwa was one of the bright spots from an otherwise dismal season. He's just 25 years old and could have established himself as a player the Jets wanted to keep around for their rebuild.

Sport Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad

He won Super Bowl rings in 2005, and 2015, and had two other trips to the Super Bowl (the Patriots lost twice to the Giants in Wilfork's tenure). "No more cleats. Boiling down Wilfork's career to this would be a tremendous disservice and hopefully there is a chance to celebrate the scope of his on-field accomplishments.

Sport England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'
Author: 0 England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'

Tuilagi also wore the gumshield in the victory against Argentina and the Rugby Football Union described the breach as a "genuine error". After England were knocked out by the 2011 World Cup by France, he was detained by New Zealand police and subsequently fined £3000 by the England team for jumping into Auckland harbour from a ferry.

Sport Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards
Author: 0 Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards

The Portuguese forward appeared in a Spanish to deny that he evaded about £13m in tax while at Madrid. "We all know where we are and when you finish a season like previous year winning, it helps you try to do the same thing coming into the new season".

Author: 0 Lebanese army drives IS from Syria border posts

A Syrian war monitoring group says pro-government forces have captured the last Islamic State group stronghold in the energy-rich Homs province in central Syria. Nasrallah also congratulated the liberated captives, asserting that there are no more captives from the Resistance held by al-Nusra. The assault is part of an operation launched last month by Hezbollah with the aim of clearing a section of the Lebanese-Syrian border from ISIS and al-Qaida-linked militants.

Sport Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans
Author: 0 Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns are now expected to move on from QB Robert Griffin III, leaving them with Osweiler and Cody Kessler atop the depth chart. "We are going to see a lot more of all of them this preseason and everyone in that room still has the chance to earn more opportunities and the right to lead our team as the starter when the regular season begins on September 10th".

Sport Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman
Author: 0 Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman

Eyewitnesses say higher education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana trampled on the woman and that "his foot was on her head" outside the upmarket Cubana club in Johannesburg's Fourways district. "The deputy minister turned around and slapped Thando and pounced at her and pulled her by her hair, and a friend of his proceeded to assault her by hitting and slapping her as well, while others managed to get me outside the restaurant".

Sport Anquan Boldin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills
Author: 0 Anquan Boldin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills

Boldin agreed to terms last week but backed out of the deal before deciding to join the Bills this week. Peter Schrager of Fox Sports first reported the deal, while ESPN's Adam Schefter said deal is for $2.75 million with $1.25 million in incentives.

Sport Alleged victim signed affidavit absolving Jarvis Landry of physical violence
Author: 0 Alleged victim signed affidavit absolving Jarvis Landry of physical violence

A police spokeswoman said the incident occurred in April. He became a 2nd-round pick (No. 63 overall) of the Miami Dolphins in 2014 National Football League draft. Landry and his girlfriend now have a paternity case pending in Broward County. "The parties are involved in what has been a very civil family court case", the attorney of Landry's girlfriend said, per Slater.

Sport 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'
Author: 0 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'

The Spanish giants are desperate to land Liverpool playmaker Coutinho in the aftermath of Neymar's world record £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain. How could Liverpool line up next season? Even though Coutinho's agents don't rule out the possibility, Neymar is unlikely to play alongside his friend this season.

Sport Jay Cutler Arrives In Miami, Expected To Take Physical And Sign Contract
Author: 0 Jay Cutler Arrives In Miami, Expected To Take Physical And Sign Contract

Gase was Cutler's offensive coordinator with the Bears back in 2015. He will compete for the starting spot with Matt Moore , according to head coach Adam Gase . Jay Cutler has been to the playoffs once during his 11-year career, going 1-1 as a starter with the Bears in 2010. The larger point is that, while the number can change depending on how wide a lens we take, any advantage in projected play that Cutler holds over Moore is slight.

Sport Alberto Contador announces his retirement from professional cycling
Author: 0 Alberto Contador announces his retirement from professional cycling

The Spaniard, 34, won the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009, but he was stripped of the 2010 title for doping. "I am sure they will be three great weeks, enjoying all your support and I'm looking forward to it". Only Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, Jacques Anquetil, Felice Gimondi and Vincenzo Nibali have also won all three Grand Tours. After winning the Italian race his Tour hopes evaporated as he struggled in the Alps and finished fifth.

Sport Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez eager to sign Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez
Author: 0 Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez eager to sign Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez

James' Park. The Magpies are vying with Spanish, German and Turkish clubs for the signature of the 28-year-old Spain global, who failed to make much of an impact last season following his £17million move from Deportivo La Coruna . "I like the player because I have good friends in A Coruna", Benitez said following Newcastle's 2-0 win over Hellas Verona. 'I know he did really well.

Sport World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out
Author: 0 World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out

Bowie fell to the ground after crossing the line and initially it was Ta Lou who celebrated only for the board to say otherwise. "All I knew is I left everything on the line". His compatriot Andy Pozzi, the third fastest man British sprint hurdler in history, missed out on a place in the 110m hurdles final as Olympic champion Omar McLeod confirmed his position as gold medal favourite in winning his semi-final, Aries Merritt, Balazs Baji and Garfield Darien also impressing.

Sport Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68
Author: 0 Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68

The others were Frank Robinson, Kirk Gibson and Joe Torre. During the 1987 season Baylor was traded on September 1st to the Minnesota Twins for Enrique Rios . He actually reached the World Series three times between 1986-88. The first manager in Rockies history passed away Monday. He finished his 19-year career with 338 home runs.

Sport Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star
Author: 0 Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star

According to Spanish publication Don Balon , the Red Devils are kicking the tires on making a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto . However, Roberto's future at the Nou Camp is now in serious doubt as he's expected to lose his place in new boss Ernesto Valverde's starting eleven following the arrival of Nelson Semedo from Benfica.

Sport Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar
Author: 0 Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has promised to spend the €222m (£200m, $262m) recouped from Neymar's sale wisely amid reports linking the Catalans with a triple swoop for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho , Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele and Real Sociedad centre-back Inigo Martinez.

Sport Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'
Author: 0 Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'

Aaron Lennon was absent from the squad for Everton's final pre-season fixture ahead of their Premier League opener against Stoke this Saturday. "From my point of view I'm committed to the players that want to be here, want to work and that want to improve".

Sport Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there?
Author: 0 Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there?

Wenger was under fire throughout much of last season , which ended with Arsenal out of the top four for the first time since he took over in 1996. One wonders, however, if this season may be written off as the team are waiting for a new ground to be built ready for the 2018-19 season. Chelsea are also preparing for a return to the Champions League this season following their title triumph last term.

Sport Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory
Author: 0 Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory

Matsuyama's 16-under total left American two-time major victor Zach Johnson (68) trailing in the dust at 11-under. It was Matsuyama's second World Golf Championships victory, after the HSBC Champions in Shanghai previous year. Hoffman was one of the few to go for the green on the long, hard par-five 16th, and chose to take the risk because he was "tired of finishing second".

Sport Kerala High Court lifts life ban on Sreesanth
Author: 0 Kerala High Court lifts life ban on Sreesanth

He pointed out that despite a Delhi Sessions court verdict discharging him from the crime registered in connection with the spot-fixing, in 2015, the BCCI refused to lift the ban. The standard of proof required under a penal statute is much higher than the proof required for a disciplinary inquiry, it had said. On the other hand, the question before the BCCI Disciplinary Committee was whether the petitioner was guilty of match fixing, corruption and gambling and violation of the internal ...

Sport Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move
Author: 0 Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move

Left-back Borthwick-Jackson, 20, who spent last season on loan at Wolves, completed a medical on Friday night and becomes Leeds' 10th first-team summer signing. Borthwick-Jackson, Leeds's 11th signing of the summer, has also represented England at various youth levels, winning caps for the Under-17s, Under-19s and Under-20s.

Sport Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup
Author: 0 Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup

However, he has been included in Zinedine Zidane's travelling party for the game, in an extended 24-man squad that also includes senior stars Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos, as well teenage right-back Achraf Hakimi and the coach's son Luca as third-choice goalkeeper.

Sport Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets 8-0 for season sweep
Author: 0 Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets 8-0 for season sweep

Entering Sunday night's showdown with the New York Mets at Citi Field, the Los Angeles Dodgers found themselves with a monstrous 14.5-game lead in the National League West, as well as on a pace to win 115 games in 2017 - a staggering accomplishment that would fall just one victory shy of the MLB record 116 games the Seattle Mariners won back in 2001.

Author: 0 Arsenal's odds cut after claiming Community Shield

And they then found themselves a man up as Pedro received a deserved red card for a "studs-up" challenge on Mohamed Elneny . With the new season kicking off next weekend and Arsene Wenger striking first blood in the trophy department, here are three lessons learned from the FA Community Shield .

Sport Four-goal Dutch win women's Euro for first time
Author: 0 Four-goal Dutch win women's Euro for first time

Both nations were competing in their first European final having both made the semifinals four years ago in Sweden, but it was the host nation who were able to go all the way and claim the title with a display of attacking verve and energy.

Sport Nelson Cruz back in Mariners lineup for Game 3 against Royals
Author: 0 Nelson Cruz back in Mariners lineup for Game 3 against Royals

The Kansas City Royals game against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night was postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Sunday. Cruz, Danny Valencia and Kyle Seager homered in the first two innings, helping the Mariners take a 7-0 lead off Danny Duffy (7-7). Junis (4-2) was the Royals extra man for the second game, and allowed just one run without allowing a base runner after the second inning.

Sport Martin Truex Jr. holds off Matt Kenseth to win at Watkins Glen
Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. holds off Matt Kenseth to win at Watkins Glen

But he did prove Sunday that he has a diverse set of skills, and in that sense, his fourth victory of the season and the 11th of his career will rank as a significant triumph. "Before the race I told everybody, I said, 'It's going to screw it up - we'll have a caution at 52, '" Pearn said. "But at the same time, this is racing, and anything can happen".

Sport Zverev and Keys claim milestone titles as summer season ramps up
Author: 0 Zverev and Keys claim milestone titles as summer season ramps up

The 22-year-old missed the Australian Open recovering from left wrist surgery and recently needed a minor follow-up procedure after experiencing issues again. Victory was rarely in doubt for the fifth seed, who did not need to be at his best to comfortably beat Anderson inside 70 minutes in Washington. Zverev, 20, broke Nishikori in the second game and dominated his own service, winning 94 percent of his first-serve points.

Sport Australian Olympic 'golden girl' Betty Cuthbert dies at age 79
Author: 0 Australian Olympic 'golden girl' Betty Cuthbert dies at age 79

Betty Cuthbert , a 1956 sprint champion who is confined to a wheelchair with Multiple Sclerosis , waves as she is pushed by three-time silver medal victor Raelene Boyle as they carry the Olympic torch at the end of the opening ceremony of the Olympics Friday, Sept.

Sport Tori Bowie claims 100m gold in thrilling final
Author: 0 Tori Bowie claims 100m gold in thrilling final

Bowie won with a time of 10.85 seconds, edging Marie-Josee Ta Lou by.01 seconds. "It was incredible and I am absolutely speechless", she said before getting a second wind and adding: "It was a dream to run sub 11 seconds in this stadium at these championships".

Sport Former Miami Heat center Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charges
Author: 0 Former Miami Heat center Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charges

Reed, who was not drafted after turning pro in 2011, proved a capable backup to Miami Herald star center Hassan Whiteside, especially during the team's strong second-half performance. The police report noted Jasmine Reed "had red marks on her left wrist, right bicep, the right side of her chest and her back". Jasmine was able to retrieve their younger son and headed for the elevator when Willie Reed grabbed her hair and ordered her to put their son down.

Sport Red-hot Dodgers try for sweep of Mets
Author: 0 Red-hot Dodgers try for sweep of Mets

Manager Dave Roberts is having the best second season of any manager in recent memory, but his job now is to punctuate a superb regular season with at least a pennant-something the Dodgers haven't won since 1988-and a World Series win. The home run onslaught started in the first inning when the Mets put on an aerial assault against the reigning National League Pitcher of the Month for July, Rich Hill.

Sport Brewers Shut Out Rays Again 3-0
Author: 0 Brewers Shut Out Rays Again 3-0

Down in St. Petersburg at Tropicana Field on Sunday, the Milwaukee Brewers and the Tampa Bay Rays will be finishing up their Major League Baseball series. Shaw walked off the field under his own power and was replaced by Hernan Perez , who pinch-ran for him and took over at third base. Davies had only two strikeouts but was in control, not allowing an extra-base hit and giving the bullpen some much-needed rest.

Sport Conor McGregor 'whimpers like a girl' when hit by body shots
Author: 0 Conor McGregor 'whimpers like a girl' when hit by body shots

The former IBF Junior Welterweight and WBA Welterweight champion had been drafted in to help McGregor train for his upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on 26th August, but the Brooklyn native posted a statement on Friday morning explaining that he has chose to leave the Irishman's camp after just two sessions.

Sport Fantastic Mo Farah takes London by storm once again
Author: 0 Fantastic Mo Farah takes London by storm once again

The four-time Olympic gold medallist was content to sit at the back of the field early on and appeared relaxed as he briefly hit the front after 10 laps, gesturing to the crowd to raise their support. It never could quite match the ear-splitting decibels and spine-tingling vibes of "Super Saturday" but, as with last night's tense 10,000 metres before Mo Farah ultimately raced away to glory, at times it felt a close-run thing.

Sport Serena Williams Channels 'Grease' For Epic Baby Shower Party
Author: 0 Serena Williams Channels 'Grease' For Epic Baby Shower Party

Serena Williams had a cute lil' 1950s-themed baby shower, and everyone was there! Among those in attendance were her sister Venus , Ciara , Kelly Rowland , Eva Longoria , and La La Anthony . She wrote: 'When you and your crew go so far back to the 50's. "Even then they had your back". And last month, Serena's fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian , spoke on NBC's Squawk Box how he predicted Serena would be as a future mum.

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