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Sport Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury
Author: 0 Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injury

As they face the prospect of a green pitch, the pressure will certainly be increased on Bangladesh , particularly after experienced batsman Tamim Iqbal was ruled out of the match following a recurrence of a thigh injury. "I am not excited by the fact that the ball will zip off the surface; if I play my job is to bowl well and contribute to the team". In the absence of Morkel, Du Plessis hinted strongly that South Africa might pack their pace-bowling attack, possibly bringing in uncapped ...

Sport Syria vs Australia World Cup Qualifying AFC
Author: 0 Syria vs Australia World Cup Qualifying AFC

Omar al-Soma scored a late penalty equaliser after Robbie Kruse had put Australia ahead in the first half. Australia's winding path to Russian Federation continues at Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka, Malaysia on Thursday night (AEDT) - against an opponent they know little about.

Sport Brazilian Olympic chief arrested on bribery and fraud charges
Author: 0 Brazilian Olympic chief arrested on bribery and fraud charges

According to the Federal Prosecutors' office Nuzman and Gryner were intermediaries in a vote-buying scheme to have the city of Rio de Janeiro named as the host of the 2016 Olympic Games. Prosecutors have asked authorities in Antigua and Barbuda, France, the United States and the United Kingdom to assist with the investigation. "(But) given the new facts, the International Olympic Committee ethics commission may consider provisional measures while respecting Mr Nuzman's right to be ...

Sport Rafael Nadal Storms Into China Open Quarter-Final
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Storms Into China Open Quarter-Final

Nadal, 31, the top seed and coming off the back of a third US Open title, saved two match points against Frenchman Lucas Pouille in his opener in Beijing. Nadal broke Khachanov three times and saved 6-of-6 of the Russian's break point chances in an hour and 29 minutes of action. Andrey Rublev also advanced to the quarterfinals, beating seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych 1-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Sport President Trump Offers 'Warmest Condolences' After Deadliest Shooting in US History
Author: 0 President Trump Offers 'Warmest Condolences' After Deadliest Shooting in US History

In earlier, more informal remarks, the president called the shooter a "sick, demented man". This is verified on Monday, after the killing of nearly 60 people during a concert of country in Las Vegas on Sunday. As thousands of concertgoers in Las Vegas fled a barrage of bullets fired from hundreds of feet away, and 32 floors up, Sunday night, the hundreds who were hurt or killed became the victims of the 273rd mass shooting in the US this year.

Sport Jets pounded by Maple Leafs in season opener
Author: 0 Jets pounded by Maple Leafs in season opener

Winger Patrick Marleau was the Leafs' most notable off-season acquisition, and the 20-year National Hockey League veteran wasted no time in his debut with Toronto to show Buds fans why he was so beloved in San Jose: after taking a slick backhanded saucer pass from centre Auston Matthews inside the Jets' blueline, Marleau drove to the net and deftly stickhandled the puck in close until goalie Steve Mason had no chance to stop him, then quickly tapped it into the net for his first as a ...

Sport New York Yankees Advance To ALDS
Author: 0 New York Yankees Advance To ALDS

A new one, the only one, is about to begin. The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros were runaway winners in their respective divisions and it seems as if many people have forgotten the Chicago Cubs are the defending World Series champions.

Author: 0 Cubs' Hendricks to start Game 1 of NLDS against Nationals

The Cleveland Indians are done marveling at their record-setting season, focused instead on avenging their dramatic extra innings Game Seven loss in last year's World Series and snapping Major League Baseball's longest title drought. With Game 1 set for Friday at 6:38 pm on TBS, the Chicago Cubs got closer to setting their roster. "I was very patient about it because we're humans, we're not robots, and I always had the confidence in them that we would always, eventually turn into the ...

Author: 0 A capsule look at the Yankees-Indians playoff series

Gray's last start against Cleveland came on August 3, a 5-1 loss in which he pitched six innings, giving up four runs, two earned, on four hits, with six strikeouts and three walks in his Yankees debut. "There's nothing I can say that's going to be stirring, motivational, substantive in a sense that it's going to change their minds about anything", said Cubs manager Joe Maddon.

Sport Worrying Gareth Bale-Real Madrid statistic emerges following latest injury
Author: 0 Worrying Gareth Bale-Real Madrid statistic emerges following latest injury

The Reading midfielder, 31, said : "I've seen a lot of Ben [Woodburn] in this campaign and he reminds me of what Gareth was like when he was younger". "But you don't get there with ones and twos, it is about everybody". Ireland, though, will be a tough match for the Welsh. While Serbia is expected to top the Group D, Coleman's men need to hang on to their second spot and thus secure a playoff berth by being a part of the eight best second-place teams.

Sport England v Slovenia: Southgate's men to record another routine home win
Author: 0 England v Slovenia: Southgate's men to record another routine home win

Victory at Wembley will secure passage to Russian Federation for Gareth Southgate's men, but despite being on the brink of qualification - the England boss has warned his players not to take their own places for granted. Four wins, one draw, no losses. Thomas Muller is one of the senior players who is in there and I think that, having had his own struggles, he'll be out to prove a point.

Sport Saquon Barkley, DaeSean Hamilton earn weekly Big Ten honors for Penn State
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley, DaeSean Hamilton earn weekly Big Ten honors for Penn State

The return was the first for touchdown by a Penn Stater since Chaz Powell had a 95-yard return against Indiana State in 2011. Even though watching a game with a critical eye is important, sometimes it's important to revel in the little things of a game, so here are five complete overreactions to Penn State's Week 5 victory over Indiana.

Sport Penn State football wins half of Big Ten's weekly awards
Author: 0 Penn State football wins half of Big Ten's weekly awards

The fourth-ranked Nittany Lions visit Northwestern Saturday at noon on ABC. "Ron Dayne (of Wisconsin), Eddie George (of Ohio State), Tim Biakabutuka (of Michigan ). Hamilton was voted the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, while Barkley earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors. This is Barkley's third weekly honor of the season after he was named Offensive player of the week in Week 1 and Week 4.

Sport Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades
Author: 0 Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades

Penn State wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton and running back/kick returner Saquon Barkley have earned Big Ten weekly accolades after stellar performances Saturday against Indiana. He also set the school record for career catches. Barkley is the first Big Ten player and the sixth FBS player since 1996 to have a touchdown return and passing touchdown in the same game.

Sport Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley
Author: 0 Northwestern coach in awe of Saquon Barkley

After surviving their Week 4 game against the Iowa Hawkeyes by the skin of their collective teeth, the Nittany Lions returned to Happy Valley with a chip on their shoulders and blew past an under-matched IN squad IN impressive fashion. It was Penn State's first kickoff return for a touchdown since Chaz Powell housed one against Indiana State in 2011. He ranks ninth in the nation in rushing with 574 yards and has scored a touchdown rushing, receiving and kick returning.

Author: 0 Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in at Las Vegas tragedy

Center Tristan Thompson , who started 78 games for the Cavs last season, will now come off the bench, according to multiple reports. Then, over the summer, Shumpert's name was mentioned in several trade rumors, which only served to add to his confusion.

Sport Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Cavs' Tyronn Lue says three friends were wounded in Las Vegas shooting

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We haven't played together still in like four years", Wade said. "I can't speak to laws or changes", he said. The Hawks (1-1) got 18 points from point guard Dennis Schroeder, 15 points and eight rebounds from small forward Taurean Prince and 13 points from center Dewayne Dedmon.

Author: 0 Centre of attention - Cavs makes Kevin Love change

James' injury is not believed to be serious, and the Cavs will make sure he's full healed before he plays. "We're more versatile offensively and defensively", Lue said. Earlier in the week, Shumpert shared that he and Lue had an air-it-out meeting prior to the Cavs' minicamp in Santa Barbara, California, last month to discuss his place on the team after he was included in trade talks over the summer.

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