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Sport Rugby Australia unveils 'Super W', will bid for 2021 Women's World Cup
Author: 0 Rugby Australia unveils 'Super W', will bid for 2021 Women's World Cup

At a news conference Ms Castle told reporters that "it's interesting the media have an enormous fascination" with the fact that she is the sport's first female boss. Castle said she had followed rugby union closely for 30 years and was looking forward to developing and strengthening the sport. "My experience in rugby league was very strong; I don't expect my experience in rugby union to be any different".

Sport Green Bay Packers unsure if Aaron Rodgers will play against Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers unsure if Aaron Rodgers will play against Carolina Panthers

At this time, I do not have a clean decision for you or an update. "I'm not going to talk about that right now. Is it healed or is it not?'" Dr. McKenzie is reviewing it. "If he plays, we're going to have his hands full". "Is it not healed?'" And by all reports, the Packers would love to have him back. Rodgers, who broke his collarbone on October 15 and had surgery four days later, hasn't played in more than eight weeks.

Sport India to play 81 matches at home from 2019
Author: 0 India to play 81 matches at home from 2019

Other than the Champions Trophy and ODI World Cup, India will also be hosting Afghanistan for their first-ever Test in 2019-2020. So the BCCI could be looking for some days immediately after the South Africa series that ends on February 24, 2018 for the one-off Test.

Sport Gayle smashes records as Rangpur Riders lift BPL trophy
Author: 0 Gayle smashes records as Rangpur Riders lift BPL trophy

Explosive Carribean Chris Gayle smashed 18 sixes in the title clash of Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday. From there on it was Chris Gayle hitting it all over the place. Gayle had last played worldwide for West Indies in September and has not featured in a Test match since 2014. Playing at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Sunday, Charles belted nine fours and seven sixes in a 63-ball knock while New Zealander Brendon McCullum blasted 78 from 46 deliveries, with a four and ...

Sport Russian Athletes 'Prepared To Compete' In Olympics As Neutrals
Author: 0 Russian Athletes 'Prepared To Compete' In Olympics As Neutrals

In recent weeks, the IOC has been issuing a steady flow of sanctions against Russia's Olympic athletes who were caught doping during the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014. Russia's athletics federation, Paralympic Committee, and anti-doping agency RUSADA remain suspended. At Tuesday's meeting in Moscow, attended by some of the country's top athletes and presidents of winter sports federations, the Russian Olympic Committee said it was "united" and "supported" its athletes.

Sport Trump Cites Terror Attack in Call for Immigration Overhaul
Author: 0 Trump Cites Terror Attack in Call for Immigration Overhaul

Ullah, as confirmed by the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ), entered the U.S.in 2011 as a chain migrant. The American immigration system allows citizens to apply for certain relatives - spouses, children, parents, siblings and their spouses and minor children - to be allowed to come and live in the US.

Sport Golden State Warriors deny Al Farouk Aminu
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors deny Al Farouk Aminu

Draymond Green sat out with a sore right shoulder while starting center Zaza Pachulia was sidelined for his second game in a row because of soreness in his left shoulder. It marked the franchise's first time doing so in that long of a stretch away from home. The award is the first Player of the Week honor of the season for Durant and the Warriors, and his 26th overall weekly recognition.

Sport Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton
Author: 0 Giroud earns Arsenal a point in draw at Southampton

Giroud, yet to start a game this season, rescued a point for Arsenal against Southampton on Sunday with his 17th Premier League goal as a substitute. Arsenal lies fifth in the Premier League, a point behind fourth-placed Liverpool having taken one point from its past two matches. "I'm enjoying playing and I want to play as much as I can", said Wilshere.

Sport Kenyan Drake produces 193 yards as Dolphins upend Patriots
Author: 0 Kenyan Drake produces 193 yards as Dolphins upend Patriots

While the outcome of the game won't deflate the Patriots' playoff hopes, Landry's touchdown celebration likely deflated any hopes that the National Football League has fully moved on from the 2015 scandal. To do so, they'll need to quickly move past what unfolded against the Dolphins, as the struggles with "next man up" extended to the defense as well.

Sport Ilkay Gundogan says Manchester derby result more than 'just a game'
Author: 0 Ilkay Gundogan says Manchester derby result more than 'just a game'

And it was a fully deserved victory for Guardiola's team, who dominated almost the entire contest as their ability to retain possession through their manager's patented passing game left United chasing shadows. United's last game in the league was a 3-1 victory over Arsenal, in which they were set up the same way but were saved in the league by a masterclass from David de Gea.

Sport Chelsea to play Barcelona in Champions League Round of 16
Author: 0 Chelsea to play Barcelona in Champions League Round of 16

Champions League favourites City, who have never won the competition, are on a 14-match winning streak in the Premier League and they were only denied a ideal record in the group stage when a much-changed side lost 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk in their final match.

Sport LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball going pro… in Lithuania
Author: 0 LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball going pro… in Lithuania

LaVar Ball pulled LiAngelo from UCLA earlier this month, telling ESPN that he was frustrated that the school hadn't made a determination on the length of his son's suspension following an arrest for shoplifting while in China last month.

Sport Todd Bowles confirms Jets' QB Josh McCown done for season
Author: 0 Todd Bowles confirms Jets' QB Josh McCown done for season

Former Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is expected start for the New York Jets against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown is helped after being injured against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. "It's an opportunity for him", Bowles said. "It wasn't as emotional [Monday]", Bowles said. "But we'll forever be connected". "We'll see what happens, but if I can finish, I'd love to finish", said McCown, who has thrown for 2,926 yards and 18 TDs with nine ...

Sport Conor McGregor's Top 10 Most Controversial Moments
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's Top 10 Most Controversial Moments

Asked if he had already approached McGregor's handlers for such a fight, Pacquiao told AFP, "initially, but we have not yet had any follow-up conversations". But, it's certainly in keeping with the consensus that McGregor will be fighting in the Octagon next, unless he's planning to launch a legal challenge of his own against the UFC (to pursue a boxing match).

Sport Seahawks' Malik McDowell arrested for disorderly conduct
Author: 0 Seahawks' Malik McDowell arrested for disorderly conduct

A cop said the player poured out a couple of bottles of alcohol while inside. McDowell was released on $325 bond according to TMZ. The club's head of security told McDowell, however, that he hadn't paid yet, that money was only accepted inside the club.

Sport Mohamed Salah wins 2017 BBC African Player of the Year award
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah wins 2017 BBC African Player of the Year award

He has hit the headlines in England, scoring 19 goals in 24 appearances on all fronts with Liverpool so far. In Italy, he scored 15 goals and made 11 others as he helped Roma finish second in Serie A, their best league placing in seven years, prior to joining Liverpool and scoring 13 times in his first 16 league games.

Sport Three Pakistani terrorists killed in ongoing J&K's Kupwara encounter
Author: 0 Three Pakistani terrorists killed in ongoing J&K's Kupwara encounter

However they turned down the surrender offer and fired on the security personnel. Earlier, the officer said that three terrorists have been killed in the encounter and the bodies along with as many rifles were recovered. "One lady got injured in the cross firing and unfortunately she succumbed to her injuries", the spokesman said. Thousands of people while braving rains and cold weather participated in the funeral of the martyred woman in Handwara town.

Sport Giancarlo Stanton Is Now Officially A Member Of The New York Yankees
Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton Is Now Officially A Member Of The New York Yankees

Teams with the Marlins funds, or lack of them, shouldn't hand contracts like the one Stanton has, and then expect to trade him for dollar per dollar. According to the New York Post's Joel Sherman , the Miami Marlins will receive Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro and minor leaguers Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers .

Sport Shakib Al Hasan appointed Bangladesh cricket team captain for Tests
Author: 0 Shakib Al Hasan appointed Bangladesh cricket team captain for Tests

Mushfiqur led Bangladesh in 34 Tests since 2011, guiding them to some remarkable wins over England, Sri Lanka and Australia since a year ago. Out of those nine Tests, Bangladesh could only manage one win, losing the other eight. Bangladesh's last assignment was in South Africa where they were whitewashed in all three formats. Overall, we are willing to make a plan for next four to five years and the decision is just the beginning of the new plan.

Sport Patriots downgrade Trey Flowers, 2 others to out vs. Dolphins
Author: 0 Patriots downgrade Trey Flowers, 2 others to out vs. Dolphins

Moore was hurt in a loss at the Patriots on November 26. The Dolphins are hoping that no Gronkowski and a change in venue will help the team to solve the Patriots and snap a 1-7 SU and 0-8 ATS slump on Monday Night Football . Tom Brady last week became fourth player to top 65,000 career yards. The second game was the Christmas Eve meltdown that ended up being Rex Ryan's final game in Buffalo.

Sport Lexi Thompson applauds the USGA's game-changing new rule
Author: 0 Lexi Thompson applauds the USGA's game-changing new rule

The USGA and R&A said that starting January 1 one or more officials would be assigned to monitor the video broadcast of a competition to help identify and resolve rules issues as they arose. "What we're saying here is that that additional two-stroke penalty is really an unnecessary one". Thompson rallied, but eventually lost to So Yeon Ryu in the first hole of a playoff.

Sport Soon, You Won't Need Verizon to Watch NFL Games on Your Phone
Author: 0 Soon, You Won't Need Verizon to Watch NFL Games on Your Phone

Games will continue to be available via the NFL's mobile app. The biggest part of that increase comes from an increase in media-rights fees, rather than sponsorship revenue. Now the focus is on building its other platforms, particularly since Verizon bought Yahoo earlier this year for $4.5 billion. Also, starting with the 2018 NFL season, Verizon will become the presenting sponsor of the Pro Bowl and the NFL Scouting Combine.

Sport Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed banned for not cooperating in spot-fixing investigation
Author: 0 Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed banned for not cooperating in spot-fixing investigation

Nasir Jamshed was arrested by UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) in February and he was also provisionally suspended by the board for violating the anti-corruption code. "In my opinion, the facilitator is the biggest culprit when it comes to spot-fixing and should be punished more severely than the players", said former cricketer and analyst Sikander Bakht while speaking to Geo News.

Sport Borrussia Dortmund fires manager after six months
Author: 0 Borrussia Dortmund fires manager after six months

Apart from the league, they had a forgettable outing in the Champions League too, where they couldn't manage to qualify from the group stages. The nerves of the Borussia leadership failed and yesterday morning coach Peter Bosch was released.

Sport India to host Afghanistan's maiden Test
Author: 0 India to host Afghanistan's maiden Test

Talking about the decision, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that the historic relationship between the two countries played a major role behind the decision. In 2015, Afghanistan team played its first 50-over World Cup. Besides welcoming them into five-day cricket, the BCCI has extended a helping hand to Afghanistan on a number of occasions.

Sport Mourinho: Herrera denied clear penalty in derby defeat
Author: 0 Mourinho: Herrera denied clear penalty in derby defeat

Mourinho has this week called out City players for falling too easily and he added the charge of repetitive tactical fouling - players deliberately conceding quick freekicks to stop opponents counterattacking. "The gods of football are behind them". Mourinho must have feared the worst when David Silva put the visitors 1-0 up on 43 minutes but Marcus Rashford soon had United level, only for Nicolas Otamendi (at fault for United's equaliser) to restore City's lead when he seized on a mistake ...

Sport Fuming Klopp has to take penalty decision on chin
Author: 0 Fuming Klopp has to take penalty decision on chin

Rooney converted the spot-kick, and manager Jurgen Klopp was left raging on the sidelines as the game ended in a draw. "Calvert-Lewin is smart and takes a step but even then it's nothing", said an angry Klopp in a post-match interview with Sky Sports .

Sport Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7
Author: 0 Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7

Howard took the handoff and ran 21-yards untouched to the endzone to give the Bears the early lead in Cincinnati . The Bengals playoff hopes came to an end with their loss against the Steelers this past Monday night missing the playoffs for the second straight year.

Sport Courtois sends clear contract message to Chelsea chiefs
Author: 0 Courtois sends clear contract message to Chelsea chiefs

Courtois left his native Belgium for Chelsea upon signing from Genk in 2011. Thibaut Courtois has admitted he has his sights set on a return to Spain in the future. "I just want to wait [over contract talks] because now there are many games and I prefer to have my head focused on that". Everything has to be right.

Sport Ben Duckett 'not only player in drinks prank'
Author: 0 Ben Duckett 'not only player in drinks prank'

But at this stage, none of their punishments has been as severe as that dished out to Duckett. "Following a disciplinary hearing with England Lions player Ben Duckett , ECB can confirm the following measures have been placed on the player".

Sport Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson Tries To Fight Jaguars Fans In Ugly Scene
Author: 0 Seahawks' Quinton Jefferson Tries To Fight Jaguars Fans In Ugly Scene

A Jaguars fan chose to toss a Gatorade bottle in Jefferson's direction, prompting the defensive end to try and have a word with the fans. The #Seahawks Quinton Jefferson trying to climb into the stands and fight a fan. Seahawks defensive tackle Quinton Jefferson was ejected for fighting, and as he made his way into the tunnel, turned back to argue with nearby fans in the stands.

Sport Cubs agree to a deal with pitcher Brandon Morrow
Author: 0 Cubs agree to a deal with pitcher Brandon Morrow

If he does, he would be the fourth different closer for the Cubs in as many seasons. The Cubs were in need of some bullpen help as they parted ties with Hector Rondon and the question surrounding whether closer Wade Davis would be back on the North Side.

Sport Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter
Author: 0 Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter

Perfect, it wasn't. But it was respectable, efficient and much needed for a franchise that had lost its identity amid its slide. Broncos Country has been waiting since October for another Broncos win - and they finally got it on Sunday. McCown contributed to the mess with two early turnovers. Thomas was making plays deep downfield, over the middle, at the sideline, in the red zone, and on third down.

Sport Eagles QB Carson Wentz ruled out after left knee injury vs. Rams
Author: 0 Eagles QB Carson Wentz ruled out after left knee injury vs. Rams

The Rams scored to regain the lead on the ensuing possession and Nick Foles took over at quarterback trailing 35-31. Down in the red zone for Philadelphia, Celek drew a pass interference call before he caught a 5-yard touchdown from Wentz to knot the game at 7-7.

Sport Eli Manning's return to Giants' starting lineup not exactly triumphant
Author: 0 Eli Manning's return to Giants' starting lineup not exactly triumphant

Manning's final meaningful pass of the day with the game in reach was an attempt to Darius Powe, a receiver who was on the practice squad until this week, which was tipped in the air and intercepted by Sean Lee . Dez Bryant dropped two passes in the first half before a spectacular 50-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown to get the Cowboys back even before halftime.

Sport Bullied boy's heartbreaking viral video stirs massive support
Author: 0 Bullied boy's heartbreaking viral video stirs massive support

Middle schooler Keaton Jones is captured on video by his mother, Kimberly Jones , tearing up as he recounts incidents of bullying that have happened to him and other students at his school, which is located in East Tennessee. "Our life is shaped by our mind". Then he extended an invitation to Keaton and his family to join him at the December 31 Titans vs. Jaguars game.

Sport Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury
Author: 0 Raiders WR Cooper leaves with leg injury

The Chiefs, however, simply dominated the Raiders, who were regaining the services of starting receivers Michael Crabtree (suspension) and Amari Cooper (ankle). Starters Terrance Mitchell and Steven Nelson played that well. Kansas City maintained its steady offensive pressure, racking up 409 yards of offense and holding on to the ball for more than 36 minutes.

Sport Texans' TJ Yates into game, Tom Savage being evaluated
Author: 0 Texans' TJ Yates into game, Tom Savage being evaluated

Texans quarterback Tom Savage's return to the field after taking a big hit from 49ers linebacker Elvis Dumervil should be a major topic of discussion this week. Before the Texans' next offensive series, a team official held on to Savage's jersey and arm as he tried to go on to the field. Fans on social media implored the quarterback to remain out of the game.

Sport Twitter reacts to Colts, Bills playing in brutal weather conditions
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to Colts, Bills playing in brutal weather conditions

McCoy is tied for 24th with 36 100-yard games. 5, and therefore the Colts are outscored 182-82 on the road. The Colts, playing in all white uniforms, were well-camouflaged for the game. A "Snow Bowl" game so dramatic hasn't been seen since 2013 . Bills fans, whether or not you're in Western the big apple or elsewhere, you'll be able to follow the Bills as they combat the Colts at New Era Field.

Sport NFL Football Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers Start Time, Betting Odds
Author: 0 NFL Football Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers Start Time, Betting Odds

The Panthers are in nearly a must-win situation with Atlanta (8-5) breathing down their necks for the sixth seed in the NFC . The Falcons helped their chances with a win against the Saints on Thursday night. At 10-2, Minnesota is in the thick of the race for the No. 1 NFC playoff slot. No non-NFC South team has sacked the Carolina quarterback more times during his career than Minnesota.

Sport Matthew Stafford to start against Buccaneers
Author: 0 Matthew Stafford to start against Buccaneers

Still, any kind of injury to the throwing hand/arm is very concerning. Barring any setbacks between now and game time, it appears that Stafford is good to go. Stafford, who played his collegiate football at the University of Georgia, was originally selected by Detroit with the first overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Sport Marlon Moraes issues KO of the Year candidate
Author: 0 Marlon Moraes issues KO of the Year candidate

When he finished Guida via strikes back in 2016, Ortega became only the second such fighter - with Chad Mendes being the first - to end Guida like that in 51 career bouts. I'm okay for all those asking". He wrote: "Thank God for the win but way more importantly praying that Aljamain is fine and 100% healthy!" "[Much] respect for him and his awesome team".

Sport Andre Ayew's West Ham beat Chelsea
Author: 0 Andre Ayew's West Ham beat Chelsea

During his post-match interview, a dismayed Antonio Conte said "This is the fourth defeat in 16 games". With Manchester City and Manchester United playing each other in the Manchester Derby on Sunday, it looked like the Blues' had a vital chance to gain points on both the Manchester clubs, as they kept their title hopes alive.

Sport Florentino Perez: 'Neymar can win Ballon d'Or at Real Madrid'
Author: 0 Florentino Perez: 'Neymar can win Ballon d'Or at Real Madrid'

Perez had attempted to bring Neymar from Brazilian club Santos on several occasions, before the player opted in 2013 to join Barca, where he formed a lethal partnership with Messi and Luis Suarez. "I think that Cristiano Ronaldo is the heir to Alfredo Di Stefano, it's an honor to count on a player as good as him", he said. The 32-year-old was the top-scorer in last seasons Champions League as Real successfully defended the trophy with victory over Juventus in June, and also led the ...

Sport All Blacks Sevens advance to quarter-finals in Cape Town
Author: 0 All Blacks Sevens advance to quarter-finals in Cape Town

Another first-half try by Amenoni Nasilasila created the 16-point lead for the visitors, but after an early touchdown by Werner Kok, the Blitzboks scored again just before halftime when Justin Geduld finished off a thrilling move (21-12).

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