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Novo Nordisk profit flat; upbeat on sales outlook

Novo Nordisk profit flat; upbeat on sales outlook TNB Financial purchased a new position in shares of Novo Nordisk A/S during the first quarter valued at about $2,628,000. Despite the CEO's warning over prices in the United States, shares in the company ticked up 5% on the Copenhagen stock exchange as investors digested a broadly positive set of financial results. [Full Article...]

Mets trade Bruce to Indians

Mets trade Bruce to Indians On the year, Bruce is batting.256 with a.321 on-base percentage to go along with 29 home runs and 75 RBI's in what has been his first full season in NY. He rebounded from last year's struggles when he hit just.219 in 50 games after the Mets acquired him. While those numbers aren't terrific, he is averaging more than a strikeout-per-inning. [Full Article...]

Ravindra Jadeja credits Kohli & Dhoni after becoming No.1 Test bowler & all-rounder

Ravindra Jadeja credits Kohli & Dhoni after becoming No.1 Test bowler & all-rounder With all the praise and adoration pouring in for Jadeja, the southpaw took to Twitter and thanked former and current Team India captains MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli for his meteoric rise. Jadeja also gained nine places to take 51st rank among batsmen while India's wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has attained a career-best 44th position after moving up four places. [Full Article...]

N3 bridge collapse: find alternative routes on Thursday

N3 bridge collapse: find alternative routes on Thursday The Cydonia Bridge pedestrian caved in, in the early hours of the morning, after a truck crashed into it. Four people were injured after a pedestrian bridge on the N3 highway in Germiston collapsed, Ekurhuleni metro police said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Spieth, McIlroy among favourites at soggy PGA Championship

Spieth, McIlroy among favourites at soggy PGA Championship In 2019, it'll be a whole three months earlier when it returns to Bethpage Black in NY. That list includes US left-hander Phil Mickelson , a five-time major victor missing only the US Open after a record six runner-up showings in that event, and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy , a four-time major victor lacking only the Masters to complete his career sweep. [Full Article...]

I will die for Man Utd pal Lukaku — Pogba

Matic did everything in United red that he did in Chelsea blue, and you struggle to think of many reasons why Chelsea would let him go to a title rival, as he instantly improves United. United went 2-0 down quickly and it looked like they may get swamped - but Rashford helped pull things round for United and injected some much needed pace and directness at Madrid. [Full Article...]

Stomach bug hits athletes at world champs

Stomach bug hits athletes at world champs The highly infectious virus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, has struck athletes including Elaine Thompson, the Jamaican sprinter who was favourite to win the women's 100 metres on Sunday but came fifth. A floor at the Guoman Tower Hotel - which housed the Irish and Botswanan teams - had been quarantined, while an IAAF letter circulated to team management insisted any athletes who contracted ... [Full Article...]

Kipruto targets steeplechase world record in Brussels

Kipruto targets steeplechase world record in Brussels Jager became the first UW athlete to medal at the world championships since Reggie Torian earned silver in the 60 hurdles at the 1999 indoors. Kenya only missed out on the two opening editions in 1983 and 1987 and in 2003 and 2005 when Shaheen won. [Full Article...]

American Francis wins women's 400m title, Felix finishes third

American Francis wins women's 400m title, Felix finishes third Bahamian Miller-Uibo, who famously dived over the line to pip Felix to Olympic gold previous year, was clear with less than 20 metres left but as she exhausted and tied up she tripped on her own foot, stumbling nearly to a standstill as her rivals stormed past. [Full Article...]

Georges St-Pierre confirms he'll make comeback against Bisping

Georges St-Pierre confirms he'll make comeback against Bisping St-Pierre took to his Instagram page to announce that he had signed the contract, officially. "Finally signing my UFC 217 bout agreement vs". The longtime former welterweight champion, who has been out of action since his highly controversial split decision over Johny Hendricks at November 2013's UFC 167, has been in talks to fight Michael Bisping for the 185-pound title since early 2017,... [Full Article...]

Murray Withdraws From Cincy, Vows To Be Ready for US Open

Murray Withdraws From Cincy, Vows To Be Ready for US Open He's the third top five player to withdraw. Murray withdrawal is precaution ahead of the US Open after suffering a hip injury in Wimbledon last month. Taking a tennis sabbatical has become a bit in vogue recently after Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal used it to great effect previous year with the pair then going on to share three grand slams and four Masters titles between them this season. [Full Article...]

US District judge throws out Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss

US District judge throws out Houston Nutt's suit against Ole Miss The order signed Wednesday by Biggers noted that Nutt's legal team agreed on that point in finding that "the federal court lacks jurisdiction under the pleadings as presented". Nutt plans to re-file the lawsuit in state court, ESPN reported . Ole Miss could explore that option again in the coming days. The notice includes 17 alleged violations that were committed during Freeze's tenure. [Full Article...]

IAAF Championships: Makwala Forced To Withdraw From 200m

IAAF Championships: Makwala Forced To Withdraw From 200m I could have run because I did my warm-up well and I did everything well. "It felt like a nightmare as I was getting chased", Bosse said. "Sometimes I think maybe this is sabotage." he said, according to standard.co.uk. "There has been.no formal communication from the IAAF at all". Makwala's saga began when he failed to appear for his opening 200 meters heat on Monday and the IAAF said s... [Full Article...]

Makwala beats the rain, stomach virus to qualify in 200

Makwala beats the rain, stomach virus to qualify in 200 Van Niekerk, who also set the world record when winning Olympic gold in Rio past year, was in imperious form, running a devastating final bend to finish in 43.98 seconds, easing up a full 15 metres from the line. Usain Bolt lost to Justin Gatlin in his signature event, the 100, in his final competition as a professional track star. "As per United Kingdom health regulations, it was requested that... [Full Article...]

Liverpool legend makes prediction about the Reds for the upcoming season

Liverpool legend makes prediction about the Reds for the upcoming season Robertson is a left-back, we cried for a left-back last season and now we've got one. In the last campaign, German global Emre Can scored an absolutely stunning overhead kick goal to earn all three points for the Reds at Vicarage Road. [Full Article...]

PDP ready to takeover from APC - Okowa

PDP ready to takeover from APC - Okowa Oduah said in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja that the power of incumbency would not stop the PDP from winning the election. So you must have a very dynamic leader to come and do that and it is only PDP that can produce such. "The committee is comprised of eminent Nigerians and party chieftains with vast experience". The Delta governor said, "Yesterday, we were inaugurated with the task of or... [Full Article...]

Hayatou not impressed by Ahmad comments on Cameroon 2019

Hayatou not impressed by Ahmad comments on Cameroon 2019 CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad said the country's infrastructure " wasn't ready " to host the 2019 AFCON suggesting he may call on other countries to host the tournament. In July, Cameroon's Sports Minister denied reports that the country was behind schedule with its preparations. Like Hayatou, Cameroon's football federation Fecafoot is also concerned by Ahmad's comments noting them "with profound ... [Full Article...]

Wenger confirms Sanchez out for 'a while'

Wenger confirms Sanchez out for 'a while' PSG still want another striker and, while they are also still pursuing Monaco's Kylian Mbappe , have not given up Sanchez . Sanchez is most likely to miss the opening two games, with manager Arsene Wenger also refusing to reveal if the club had received any bids for the 28-year-old. [Full Article...]

Should the Eagles sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock?

Should the Eagles sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock? She told officers that during an argument about what to watch on television, Brock punched her in the face and attempted to strangle her. Brock, 28, was arrested on April 6 on suspicion of felony domestic violence and booked into Santa Clara County Jail. [Full Article...]

No contact with PSG over Sanchez, claims Wenger

Sanchez has been mentioned as a target for PSG and Manchester City should he leave the club this summer but Wenger has maintained that he won't sell the forward. "I just think we are not open - what I said to you many times - to any offers, anyway". "He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while", the Guardian quoted Wenger as saying. [Full Article...]


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