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Sport German president tells Turkey: Don't cut ties with partners
Author: 0 German president tells Turkey: Don't cut ties with partners

Separately, Zafer Sirakaya, president of the pro-Erdogan group that organised the rallies, said the events were cancelled over security reasons. The announcement by the Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD) underscored a sharp deterioration in relations between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies Germany and Turkey ahead of the referendum on boosting the powers of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan .

Author: 0 Manchester United's Smalling and Jones to miss West Brom game

One man who knows Carrick better than anyone is former Red Devils boss Fergie, who spent around £18million to sign him from Tottenham as a replacement for Roy Keane. David Moyes and Louis van Gaal were sacked, while Jose Mourinho's endured an up and down season, now sitting in fifth spot in the table with the largest wage bill of any football team on the planet (via Daily Mail ).

Sport Dustin Johnson defeats Jon Rahm to win WGC Match Play
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson defeats Jon Rahm to win WGC Match Play

Johnson was 4 up with six holes to play when Rahm hit driver over the water and onto the 13th green to win the hole with a birdie. Rahm, in his first year on tour and already a victor at the Farmers Insurance Open earlier this season in San Diego, knocked drives past his famously long opponent and eventually pulling back to within one hole after birdieing the 13th, 15th and 16th holes, the latter on a 32-foot putt that sought out the hole like a laser.

Sport 'No serious concerns' over injury to India captain Virat Kohli
Author: 0 'No serious concerns' over injury to India captain Virat Kohli

None among the Indian bowling quartet could trouble him during the 244 balls that he faced. Lokesh Rahul made an elegant 67, his fourth half-century in five innings, before Pat Cummins dismissed him in the paceman's first test after more than five years in the wilderness.

Author: 0 Kansas star just showed why he's the top college hoop player

Central time on TBS. Kansas coach Bill Self regularly finds himself answering questions regarding national player of the year candidate Frank Mason III and star freshman Josh Jackson , who will be an NBA lottery pick in a few short months.

Author: 0 March Madness: Gonzaga, Oregon Headed to Final Four

Pac-12 Player of the Year Dillon Brooks was relatively quiet in the last four games, but he contributed a solid 17. Now, Oregon awaits the victor of UNC-Kentucky while Gonzaga plays either SC or Florida for a chance to go to the title game.

Author: 0 Lukas Podolski: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney deserves England farewell

Florian Kringe's cross from the right was headed beyond Mathias Schober by a fresh-faced teenager few beyond the shadow of Cologne's world-famous Dom had heard of. For long spells Germany ambled through the match like a side that believed this was little more than a glorified testimonial on behalf of Lukas Podolski , wearing the captain's armband and playing as centre-forward on the night of his 130th and final cap.

Author: 0 GGG outlasts Jacobs in close unanimous decision

Golovkin has dominated in prior Madison Square Garden sellout appearances and intends to continue that trend despite facing a hometown hero in Jacobs. The former star Muay Thai fighter, who once worked as garbage man to help finance his early boxing career, continued his wonderful victory run by handing Gonzalez the first loss of his career.

Author: 0 Motley Scores 19 as Baylor Defeats USC, Moves to Sweet 16

Immediately after the game, Gamecock head coach Frank Martin was doing a victory lap with those who made the short trip down to Greensboro for the game. "When you shoot 7 for 35 in the first half and you're down just 7 points, I tell you, it just gives you confidence", Sindarius Thornwell , 22, a SC player said.

Author: 0 Owners, not public, must pay for new stadiums, Dolphins' owner says

They've played many memorable games as the road team against the Raiders, including the final AFL championship game in January 1970, a win that propelled the Chiefs to their only Super Bowl victory. The pre-Christmas game that typically matches a team from the Pac-12 and the Mountain West could get a status upgrade with a new stadium. "The Raiders were born in Oakland, and Oakland will always be part of our DNA", Davis said.

Sport Coaches at women's NCAA Final Four have deep connections
Author: 0 Coaches at women's NCAA Final Four have deep connections

Mississippi State has the guns to hang around for awhile, but expect the Huskies to extend their winning streak to 112 games and make their fifth National Championship appearance in as many years. She reaches destinations more quickly than others - her preferred spots to shoot, or the NCAA women's basketball tournament's Elite Eight. HOW THEY GOT HERE: No.

Author: 0 USMNT Vs Panama: Three Key Takeaways

A few other big takeaways came out of these qualifiers. After the match, U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard considered the result as one point gained rather than two points lost. In past years that should get you to the World Cup", goalkeeper Tim Howard said . "When you play against top defenders in Europe, they recognize the talent and defend properly".

Author: 0 Takeaways from 1-1 draw vs. Liverpool

But with no more fixtures to come against Chelsea, Tottenham , Manchester City , Manchester United and Arsenal to come, Liverpool's record the other members of the Top 6 reads: 5 wins and 5 draws with no defeats. "It is one of the days I'm most proud of in my career". I would say that in general I'm not superstitious but when we shoot the penalties it probably says something completely different.

Author: 0 Cavaliers own top East record, but have struggled on the betting lines

The 28-year-old had 10 points, scoring eight in the first period, and nine rebounds. Drummond added 14 rebounds while Jackson, who's been more active of late, had six assists. Griffin did it all offensively. Curry struggled to knock down open 3-pointers again but came through from deep with 5:38 left and again with a key baseline 3 at 3:42.

Author: 0 Barcelona slam FIFA's "unfair" four-game ban for "exemplary" Lionel Messi

It was judged a red-card offense for Messi, who scored the only goal from a first-half penalty. This decision is in line with the FIFA Disciplinary Committee's previous rulings in similar cases. Despite having had his tactics disrupted in the build-up, Bauza admitted his side had under-performed in the first half. Four matches for swearing is a very long ban.

Sport Portugal airport honors Cristiano Ronaldo with disgusting bust
Author: 0 Portugal airport honors Cristiano Ronaldo with disgusting bust

Ronaldo scored the opener in the 3-2 friendly defeat to Sweden on Tuesday night, as he played an hour at the Estadio dos Barreiros in Funchal . However, it is unclear what he made of the bronze bust on display during today's event. Ronaldo acknowledged that it was rare for a public figure to be honoured while still alive, saying he was aware that some people didn't agree with the name change.

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho `totally against` international friendlies
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho `totally against` international friendlies

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho criticised the scheduling of mid-season global friendlies after losing England defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones to injury. "On top of that the matches are not really big matches so I am not a big fan". "I think (trying to sign him is like) going to try to break into a safe, impossible".

Author: 0 Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark, Dutch stunned in 2018 qualifiers

Blind's assistant, Fred Grim, will temporarily replace him when the Netherlands plays Italy in a friendly on Tuesday in Amsterdam . Dutch newspapers pronounced the defeat a "debacle". "We have respect for what Danny meant for us and the team during his tenure", said KNVB director Jean Paul Decossaux. HOLLAND are in disarray after losing to Bulgaria in their World Cup Qualifier and then sacking head coach Danny Blind .

Sport De'Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight
Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight

De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points for Kentucky (32-5), which will play top-seeded North Carolina on Sunday for a trip to the Final Four next weekend in Glendale, Ariz. One of the key moments of the game on Friday was right outside of the under-8 media timeout and Kentucky up 60-56 in the second half. UCLA freshman T.J.

Sport Georgia Tech and TCU set for NIT title game
Author: 0 Georgia Tech and TCU set for NIT title game

At the age of 17, Jamie Dixon came to TCU, partly because there weren't many basketball scholarships to choose from. "We're playing through him in the post", Dixon said of Williams. Williams, who led the Knights with 13 first-half points, knocked down a jumper with 49 seconds left for a 31-29 UCF lead. Williams', stellar performance was sparked at halftime by one of TCU's assistant coaches.

Author: 0 College Basketball: Gonzaga punches Final Four ticket

In all seriousness, kudos to you if you did as few saw this run coming. SC is headed to the Final Four after knocking off Florida 77-70 in the East Regional final on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. "We just couldn't come up with the ball". They were just 5 of 25 from 3-point range (25.0 percent) after averaging 41.1 percent this season, fourth best in Division I.

Author: 0 Dempsey grabs hat-trick as United States hammer Honduras 6-0

Soccer spoke with the maturity of a veteran about the task he and his teammates face when the face Honduras tonight at Avaya Stadium (kick-off at 7:30 p.m., broadcast on FS1 and UniMas). With Arena in charge, the United States has said goodbye to their reform process and has appointed a back-to-basics head coach. "Yeah, it is in your mind, but if it comes it comes", he said.

Author: 0 Federer wins his fifth title at Indian Wells

Federer tied the tourney record of Novak Djokovic , who lost in the fourth round, while winning his 90th career title, keeping him third behind Jimmy Connors and Ivan Lendl on the all-time list in the Open era. With both players holding serve, the set went to a tiebreak, where Federer prevailed in front of a sun-baked crowd of 16,000 that included Rod Laver and Bill Gates.

Sport After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, US returns
Author: 0 After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, US returns

The US' goal was scored in the 38th minute by Captain America himself, Clint Dempsey. If you took the players Arena would have called up to this camp if not for injury or personal/family reasons, you could have built a better starting lineup than the one he trotted out Tuesday night in Panama .

Author: 0 Charley Hoffman, Kevin Kisner lead by three at Bay Hill

Hoffman curled in the shot of the tournament at the US PGA event on Orlando's famed Bay Hill course to cap a closing run of three consecutive birdies to join his US compatriot on 11-under 205 through 54 holes. With one big putt, Saturday turned out better than he could have imagined. He also punched his ticket to The Masters next month with this win, the second PGA Tour victory of his career.

Author: 0 Carolinas on the Final Four's Mind

But the Wildcats' in-bounds pass sailed the length of the court and went out of bounds. In the final seconds of the game, Luke got a chance to take a shot to give the Tar Heels the lead. On Sunday night, Luke Maye sank one of the most clutch shots in North Carolina history to defeat Kentucky in the Elite Eight. North Carolina head coach Roy Williams celebrates after North Carolina beat Kentucky 75-73 in the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament ...

Author: 0 Adam Gilchrist says Virat Kohli drags his team, his nation with him

Legendary Australian skipper Steve Waugh has said that he sees parts of himself and Ricky Ponting in India captain Virat Kohli. "You want to be fit for the game 100 percent but sometimes you have to respect the fact that these things (injury) are part of your career as well", Kohli said at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, which will be hosting its first Test from Saturday.

Author: 0 Johnson rolls, McIlroy and Spieth stumble

Soren Kjeldsen and Alex Noren won their groups, one round before group play is even finished. And because Kjeldsen was to play Woodland in the final day of round-robin play, the Dane is assured of going 3-0 and advancing out of the group. "I played the golf course today". He only had to beat Francesco Molinari on Friday, but then Molinari withdrew with a wrist injury, assuring Noren a 3-0 record and a spot in the knockout stage this weekend.

Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga Faces Tough Test in West Virginia

ABOUT GONZAGA (34-1): Freshman reserve Zach Collins is highly regarded by National Basketball Association talent evaluators and the 7-footer averaged 12 points and blocked a total seven shots in the NCAA Tournament victories over South Dakota State and Northwestern.

Sport Messi bags a brace as 10-man Valencia make Barca sweat
Author: 0 Messi bags a brace as 10-man Valencia make Barca sweat

Mangala then went from hero to villain as he was sent off for a professional foul on Suarez and Messi scored from the penalty spot. Barcelona - Ter Stegen 7, Mascherano 5, Pique 6, Umtiti 5, Iniesta 6, Rakitic 5, Busquets 5, Rafinha 6, Messi 9, Neymar 8, Suarez 7.

Sport Portugal airport to be named after Ronaldo near his hometown
Author: 0 Portugal airport to be named after Ronaldo near his hometown

Ronaldo's hometown of Funchal in Madeira already has a statue of the Madrid star. Spain twice benefited from the use of video assistance to defeat France 2-0 in their worldwide friendly on Tuesday, while Sweden rallied from two goals down to beat Portugal 3-2 and spoil Cristiano Ronaldo's homecoming in Madeira.

Sport Madeira renames its worldwide airport after Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Madeira renames its worldwide airport after Cristiano Ronaldo

On Wednesday (Thursday AEDT), the Madeira airport outside Funchal will be renamed after Ronaldo in a ceremony attended by the Real Madrid player and his relatives. The Portuguese striker also was honored with a bust at the Portugal airport, which looks nothing like him. Another Twitter user deemed the statue "the most gloriously terrible bust" of Ronaldo.

Sport TJ McDonald suspended to start 2017
Author: 0 TJ McDonald suspended to start 2017

For a first-time free agent, this could not have been worse timing for McDonald. Last May, McDonald was arrested and eventually charged with driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol, plus reckless driving. McDonald was a third-round draft pick of the Rams in 2013 and, when healthy, a full-time starter at safety. McDonald started every game in 2016 and was graded 58th among 89 qualified safeties by Pro Football Focus .

Author: 0 Argentina lose to Bolivia hours after Messi ban

But Uruguay's upset 2-1 loss to Peru in the day's final South American qualifier combined with other results meant Brazil is mathematically guaranteed a place at next year's finals in Russian Federation. "We are surprised by the decision that has been taken", national team secretary Jorge Miadosqui said on Tuesday. Messi had never done this before. " Bolivia won fair and square", Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza said.

Sport Manuel Valls backs Macron for French presidency
Author: 0 Manuel Valls backs Macron for French presidency

Macron quit the Socialist government past year to form his own movement, En Marche (On the Move), saying he wanted to shake up the political class. While it was not clear if Valls' defection would benefit poll favourite Macron, who politely thanked Valls, it prompted angry responses from many Socialists and media speculation about the survival of the largest left-wing party.

Author: 0 Southgate talks up Sunderland star's World Cup chances

With Tottenham's Harry Kane nearly certain to be part of the 2018 World Cup squad, if England qualify, Southgate will have to decide who else will fill the other forward berths. "It's what he does, I don't think anyone would ever question that about Jermain", he added. "With the previous manager I didn't really feel I was getting the opportunity".

Author: 0 Robert Pires confident Arsene Wenger will sign new deal at Arsenal

As speculation continues to build over Arsene Wenger's eagerly anticipated announcement on his Arsenal future, Gunners legend Thierry Henry has expressed an interested in the post. "I'm convinced, maybe because I'm French, but at the moment the best players in the world are in France", he said. Ozil's body language has also indicated a player who is growing tired with his teammates, which is yet another worrying sign.

Author: 0 Snell scores 26 points, Bucks beat Hornets 118-108

Isaiah Thomas led Boston with 32 points. ABOUT THE HORNETS (33-40): Charlotte had a three-game winning streak come to an end with a 112-105 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday but bounced back by knocking off the Phoenix Suns 120-106 on Sunday.

Author: 0 Jack Del Rio sees a Super Bowl in Las Vegas' future

By 1995, Davis hated the decrepit Los Angeles Coliseum where the Raiders played, so he moved the team back to Oakland where the city agreed to renovate the stadium. Will the Raiders lose much of their home-field advantage because their fans feel betrayed? "The NFL is making a bet on Las Vegas and not a small one", Gillan said .

Author: 0 Westbrook scores 57, leads Thunder to 114-106 win in OT

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Orlando Magic duke it out at the Amway Center on Wednesday night. Westbrook drove to the rim for a huge slam, then a 25 footer from behind the arc before Steven Adams tipped in his miss on the following possession.

Sport Red-hot Rahm tired but ready to roll in Houston
Author: 0 Red-hot Rahm tired but ready to roll in Houston

But only two Houston Open winners have finished among the Top 15 at the Masters over that span: Hunter Mahan (12at Masters) in 2012 and Anthony Kim (third) in 2010. Also committed are top-ranked Dustin Johnson, the reigning U.S. Open champion; 2016 PGA champion Jimmy Walker, Jordan Spieth, Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose of England, Adam Scott of Australia, Rickie Fowler, Ernie Els of South Africa, rookie star Jon Rahm of Spain, Matt Kuchar, Patrick Reed, Jason Dufner, Stewart Cink ...

Author: 0 USA Hockey executive board meets, but boycott by women's team still looms

Women's National Team program over the course of the next four years". Members of the reigning world champion USA women's team said this month that they would not play in the World Championships that open on Friday in Plymouth, Michigan , without " significant progress " toward change after year-long talks over wages and other support.

Author: 0 Nadal books Indian Wells fourth-round berth

Fifth seed Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 7-5, while ninth seed Federer served impeccably to get past American Stevie Johnson 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4) and book the 36th showdown of their famous rivalry. It was Federer and Nadal's first meeting before a quarter finals for 13 years and the 35-year-old was pleased to come through the match. It was the Australian's second win over the Serbian world No.2 in a week - having also triumphed in straight sets in Acapulco - and ...

Author: 0 NFL Owners Approve Relocation of Raiders to Las Vegas

Owned by Arsenal's largest shareholder Stan Kroenke, the Rams returned to Los Angeles ahead of the 2016 season, just over 20 years after the team moved to St. For this week's episode, I sat down for conversations at the annual NFL owners meetings with NFL Competition Committee chairman Rich McKay , Oakland coach Jack Del Rio and San Jose Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy.

Author: 0 Las Vegas just the latest move for vagabond Raiders

That means 2019 could be the first ever season for the Las Vegas Raiders, presuming that construction on their new stadium is complete or the Raiders come up with a deal to play at UNLV's stadium. Draymond recently spoke to The Undefeated about the Raiders' upcoming move from Oakland to Las Vegas and how he approves of the way Ross called people out.

Author: 0 Amid hockey boycott threat, senators question women's treatment

Women's National Hockey Team suggesting that USA Hockey is not providing "equitable support" to female athletes", the letter read. "So many people around the country, not just in sports, responded to us", Duggan said, "and I think it was because we were showing what women who stand up and fight for what they believe in can achieve".

Sport Jaitley briefs MPs about GST bills introduced in Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Jaitley briefs MPs about GST bills introduced in Lok Sabha

India's long-delayed goods and services tax, which is meant to unify the country within a common market, is due to finally roll out on July 1. The Lok Sabha today passed the four legislations that will pave way to Goods and Services Tax in the country which is likely to be imposed by September this year.

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