Yadav and Thakur's haul took India's overall weightlifting medal tally to five gold, a silver and two bronze medals so far, a performance made special by the fact that a lot of them nursed varying niggles and did not have access to a full-time physio owing to an accreditation goof-up for which none has taken responsibility so far.
Haas confusion: Kevin Magnussen did well to convert Haas' pace into a fifth place finish but he was sarcastically congratulating his team mid-way through the race. When they told me the pace of Valtteri at that time, there was no way I could match that. Bottas cut the gap to 5.9s with nine laps to go, with Vettel complaining on team radio that he was not getting assistance from blue flags as he tried to battle through traffic.
Kimi Raikkonen was taking his second stop for new tyres during the race when the right-rear wheel refused to come off his auto. As the Ferrari driver pulled away, the tire hit the leg of one of the mechanics, knocking him to the ground. Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne wished the mechanic a speedy recovery in his post-race statement. Ferrari serviced Kimi Raikkonen for his second of two planned stops, with the Finn on course for a likely podium finish, but suffered a problem with the ...
McGregor , who posted $50,000 bail after being interrogated by New York City police, slammed a dolly trolley into a bus in the build-up to UFC 223, showering fighters with glass. Fighter Max Holloway tweeted Friday that he'd been forced to withdraw from his top-billed match against Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title, which UFC is stripping from McGregor because of his long absence from UFC fights .
The Premier League title remains just about a race after Manchester United's unexpected revival to beat Manchester City 3-2 at the Etihad yesterday. "I know that Paul played well against Swansea, I know he had a very good week of work especially Tuesday and Wednesday, two fantastic training sessions and this game comes in that sequence".
He wished weightlifters Punam Yadav and Ragala Venkat Rahul for winning gold and Vikas Thakur for bronze, saying the "exceptional success of our wightlifters will motivate more youngsters to pursue the game". The Nigerian basketball team are now in the bottom of Pool A, having played two matches and lost both. The 22-year-old from Delhi, ranked 58, was a revelation as she punched above her weight.
A call to his bail bondsman, Ira Judelson, about McGregor's whereabouts was not answered Saturday. Conor McGregor was freed on $50,000 bail on Friday after appearing in a New York City courtroom on assault charges for his rampage at the UFC 223 media day Thursday, reports Reuters.
Peter Sagan sprinted away from Silvan Dillier in the velodrome to win the Paris-Roubaix, but the race was marred by a crash that resulted in Michael Goolaerts being hospitalised. "I avoided crashes, and, actually, I feel less exhausted than the previous years", Sagan, the first rider since Frenchman Bernard Hinault to win here as a world champion, said.
Madhurika Patkar came next for India, locking horns against 28-year-old Mengyu Yu, and despite starting off brilliantly, she lost the first game 13-11 before losing the match 11-2, 11-6 to the Singaporean. The 20-year-old finished in a time of 25.73 seconds after beating his island record (25.52) in the semi-final. Venkat Rahul Ragala extended India's medal-hunting run in the weightlifting competitions as he clinched the gold medal in the men's 85kg category at the Commonwealth Games here ...
Actually no I think it is Everton who should be the more annoyed with this result . "We have now a problem to find players for Saturday, and everyone's telling us it's the most important game of the year, and that's quite hard". "I think it's an absolutely deserved draw". At the same time, try to play an expansive game and they'll do to you want they did to Manchester City .
It's a four-team showcase of practices and two games designed as an audition for pro scouts. And if he doesn't find his way onto a roster, Manziel has said that he'll likely head to the CFL , where the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have a two-year contract on the table .
Man City's next fixture is at home against Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-final second leg; they will go into the game trailing 3-0 on aggregate. David De Gea made that brilliant save from Sergio Aguero, Sterling hit the post from two yards and then there was that Ashley Young tackle on Aguero.
The game last season which Guardiola was surely referring to was when City went out of the Champions League in the last 16 to Monaco . Get 40% off City's 2017/18 away kit online and instore for a limited time only! And they soon had two in two minutes when Alexis Sanchez picked out Pogba's late run into the box and his header beat Ederson low to his right-hand side.
When Manchester United went in at half-time on Saturday, trailing Manchester City 2-0, manager Jose Mourinho had a blunt message for his players who had been totally outclassed as their rivals closed in on the Premier League title. The point is can we improve enough to catch them? "At half time in the dressing room we said we have nothing to lose, 2-0 let's make it". Let us know in the comments.
The 23-year-old took silver at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, before qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women's 48-kg category but didn't perform how she wanted. Anderson said his team-mates made for flawless foils to help get Jones onto the court, ostensibly for a celebratory picture after the English men reached the quarter-finals in front of the watching women's team.
That in Kohli's opinion is the biggest transformation they have already achieved, even before the first ball has been bowled. Earlier, Heartthrob and Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan, who is also a co-owner of the Kolkata franchise in the ongoing Indian T20 League was present at the stands during his franchise's first face off in the lucrative tournament against Virat Kohli-led Bangalore .
A mainly first-past-the-post election system designed by Fidesz after it came to power gives it an advantage over the fragmented opposition. Analysts say nationwide turnout of over 70 percent would put Fidesz's majority in danger. He reiterated he would stand up for Hungary's interests and said Hungary was a loyal member of worldwide organisations. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's governing Law and Justice party and twin brother of the president who died in the crash, praised the ...
Did we arrive here a little bit scared? Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side are still placed to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League. "We have just a few days between each game". We'll see what happens. Always, you suffer. The next time he will be better. The loss to Liverpool at Anfield in the league didn't particularly mean much in the grand scheme of things for City, but it should have been a lesson for him for this game and again, his tactical blunder ...
Only this time, the injury report has a whiff of finality with Kyrie Irving lost for the season - and the postseason - after a bacterial infection detected in his left knee will require additional surgery . Within the East, the Celtics are locked in because the No. 2 seed behind Toronto. And right from the get-go, Kyrie Irving did what he was supposed to do: He delivered.
With this, he became the youngest Indian weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal . Despite the referee ordering Blom to lift his punches several times, the South African continued to go at Lewis - before landing the cruel blow, and being called for a foul.