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Austrian F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Saturday's Results, Times, Final Grid Austrian F1 Grand Prix 2017 Qualifying: Saturday's Results, Times, Final Grid
- July 09, 2017

In fact, Hamilton was quicker than Bottas in every single session through the weekend top 10 qualifying shoot-out. And Verstappen and Romain Grosjean truncated proceedings a tad anticlimactically by parking their cars - the former in the gravel, the latter by the side of the track - meaning yellow flags put paid to the final few flying laps. (more...)
Why Everton don't want to sell Lukaku to Manchester United Why Everton don't want to sell Lukaku to Manchester United
- July 08, 2017

Other reports claim that United have not agreed a fee but have held "positive talks" with representatives at Goodison Park, and are ahead of Chelsea in the race to sign the striker. Although he played 7 games less than Ibrahimovic . Man United chose to let him go rather than wait for him to recover from his cruciate injury but he would jump at the chance of staying at a top-level Premier League club (and one in the Champions League especially). (more...)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands screams for help after horrific Wimbledon injury Bethanie Mattek-Sands screams for help after horrific Wimbledon injury
- July 07, 2017

United States tennis star Bethanie Mattek-Sands has suffered a painful on-court injury during a singles match, which left her lying on the ground screaming in agony. The WTA tweeted about the incident: 'It is an acute knee injury and she has gone straight to hospital'. "These painkillers are not working", she reportedly said. (more...)
Chris Gayle to make T-20 comeback against India Chris Gayle to make T-20 comeback against India
- July 07, 2017

Jason Holder: It seems a pretty good wicket, it normally is at Sabina park. Any time you get two set batsmen going into the last 10 overs it could be very, very hard so for me, I just try to break the stem up front and coming back [I] try to be as right as possible. (more...)
Heat officially waive Chris Bosh, announce his number will be retired
- July 06, 2017

The immediate result for the Heat is that the remaining $52 million on his contract over the next two years will be cleared, and the team's salary-cap space will become about $37 million. Doctors have yet to clear Bosh to return to the National Basketball Association, and while he has expressed an interest in continuing his career, it is beginning to look like this release may force the All-Star power forward into retirement . (more...)
Rooney expected to make stunning move Rooney expected to make stunning move
- July 06, 2017

Please drop your comment! Rooney exploded onto the national consciousness with two seasons at Goodison Park before joining United in a £20 million transfer just weeks after scoring four goals at Euro 2004. Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata, 24, has emerged as United's preferred striking option to replace the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic - with any deal likely to mean Rooney will be allowed to leave Old Trafford. (more...)
Where is the India-China standoff heading? Where is the India-China standoff heading?
- July 05, 2017

China would be forced to use a "military way" to end the standoff in the Sikkim sector if India "refuses to listen" to it, a Chinese expert has warned. Lu added that it was "utterly unjustifiable" for the Indian side to interfere in issues between the two countries. The map shows Doklam, a disputed territory between China and Bhutan, as part of Chinese territory. (more...)
Google celebrates 140 years of Wimbledon with a doodle
- July 04, 2017

A bird tucked away on the top right corner is Rufus the Hawk, "who dutifully shoos away any pigeons who land on the court during a match" according to Google . Kate Middleton chatted to ex tennis players and ball boys and girls as she led this year's Wimbledon arrivals on day one of the annual tournament. (more...)
Tearful Venus Williams 'devastated' by last month's fatal auto crash Tearful Venus Williams 'devastated' by last month's fatal auto crash
- July 04, 2017

Barson reportedly suffered head trauma and was in the ICU for two weeks before he passed away. "I am devasted (sic) and heartbroken by this accident", wrote Williams , the world's former top-ranked female tennis player. Asked about her feelings during such a hard period, she tried to keep her answers limited to tennis at first. "This is my 20th Wimbledon ", she said. (more...)
Confed Cup: Portugal claims 3rd spot in Moscow thriller
- July 03, 2017

But in the dying minutes, veteran defender Pepe popped up inside the penalty box to turn home an inviting cross, sending the match into extra time . Hernandez's cross from the byline floated beyond Carlos Vela and Patricio, with Zenit St. Petersburg centre-back Neto unwittingly turning the ball home. (more...)
Olivia de Havilland suing over Feud portrayal
- July 02, 2017

The suit was filed in Los Angeles on Friday - one day before de Havilland turned 101. In her court filings, Suzelle says Olivia de Havilland has prided herself on maintaining a reputation for "good manners, class and kindness", which is something Olivia feels wasn't incorporated into her Feud persona. (more...)
Jeff Teague Is In Line To Replace Ricky Rubio In Minnesota Jeff Teague Is In Line To Replace Ricky Rubio In Minnesota
- July 02, 2017

Minnesota Timberwolves also received the number 16 pick in that deal, which they used on Creighton centre Justin Patton. All represent upgrades relative to Rubio and all project to be meaningfully more expensive, suggesting that the Timberwolves are pursuing their first playoff trip since 2004 with guns blazing and cash flying. (more...)
Dustin Fowler making Major League Baseball debut as Yankees battle White Sox Dustin Fowler making Major League Baseball debut as Yankees battle White Sox
- July 01, 2017

He was due to lead off in the second inning, but did not get a chance to bat, suffering the injury in the bottom of the first inning. Girardi told reporters that it appeared Fowler's knee hit an electrical box. Fowler hit.293 with 13 homers at 43 RBIs at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and was selected to play in the International League All-Star Game. In the first inning, Mr. (more...)
Johanna Konta withdraws from Aegon International after injury
- July 01, 2017

Konta sustained the injury in her quarter-final victory over world number one Angelique Kerber on Thursday. "We made the decision based on the fact I'm still quite sore through my thoracic spine". I'm feeling great about my game and got some great match wins under my belt this week. With a wet towel placed around her forehead and her both screaming and crying, she appeared at risk of having to default the match on the brink of the semi-finals. (more...)
Truck carrying pigs crashes, shuts down busy Texas interstate Truck carrying pigs crashes, shuts down busy Texas interstate
- June 30, 2017

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt. Several pigs died in the crash that shut down both sides of the highway in Wilmer between Pleasant Run and Belt Line roads about 6:40 a.m., police dispatcher Laura Russell said. According to NBC News , the truck was transporting about 195 pigs southbound when it crashed and flipped onto its side. Some of the pigs died but police believe they recovered majority. (more...)
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
- June 28, 2017

The other way in which the game will represent today's NHL is by integrating the Vegas Golden Knights , the league's first new franchise in 17 years , with a major expansion-focused addition to the Franchise mode. At even strength he had 34 helpers, the fewest in any season he's played this many games, and he tallied just 11 power-play assists, the fewest of his career outside of those very bad 2011-12 and 2012-13 injury-plagued seasons. (more...)
'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers 'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers
- June 28, 2017

Pittsburgh hasn't beaten the Patriots since the 2011 regular season, so there's no question the Patriots have to be a nagging pain for the Steelers. But wherever that value might settle, it just went up a little after he was finally able to participate in drills during the Steelers' mandatory minicamp, which is a not insignificant event for the new face in the locker room, regardless of how many years he might have already put in around the league. (more...)
NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year
- June 28, 2017

Houston won 55 games in the regular season to earn the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference. Green beat out two-time defending champ Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert. D'Antoni engineered an offense that set the National Basketball Association record for the most 3-pointers made in a season with 1,181. Draymond Green is the Defensive Player of the Year, ending Kawhi Leonard's two-year reign. (more...)
RB Leipzig set the asking price for Liverpool target Keita RB Leipzig set the asking price for Liverpool target Keita
- June 28, 2017

Liverpool's swoop for Keita could send the wrong message although any fee about €30m will surely be too good for Leipzig to reject? Reports on Thursday fuelled an excitement amongst Reds as it was suggested Keita has indicated a desire to leave RB Leipzig in the transfer window and that a move would be possible were his £70million price-tag met. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo closes in on Puskas' record
- June 28, 2017

Chile secured its semifinal berth with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Australia on Sunday, and the team will have only two days of rest before facing Portugal on Wednesday in Kazan . Raphael Guerreiro is also still recovering from a left ankle blow he suffered in the 1-0 win over Russian Federation. Portugal's defence has been further damaged by the suspension to Pepe , with the experienced centre-back serving a one-game ban for collecting two yellow cards in the group stage. (more...)