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France v Netherlands preview: Robin van Persie set for Dutch comeback

France v Netherlands preview: Robin van Persie set for Dutch comeback But what a day for Mbappé, who after completing his move to PSG came off the bench and got the final goal at the death, his first for his country. However, playing like this, wins over Sweden and Bulgaria looks far from possible. The Dutch, who hardly created a chance, played the last 30 minutes with 10 men after midfielder Kevin Strootman was sent off for two yellow cards in quick successio... [Full Article...]

Arsenal reject £50m bid for Alexis Sanchez from Man City

Arsenal reject £50m bid for Alexis Sanchez from Man City Sanchez is entering the a year ago of his contract at the Emirates, and Arsene Wenger will be wary of losing his star man on a free next summer, although he also risks the wrath of the Gunners' fans should he continue to oversee an exodus in north London. [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate won't name permanent England captain

Gareth Southgate won't name permanent England captain Hart is the most capped player in the Three Lions squad following Wayne Rooney's retirement from global football but his place has come under scrutiny over the past year. The more we give them responsibility and allow them to take a lead, the healthier it is for the team. "I don't know [whether a permanent captain would be appointed before the World Cup]". [Full Article...]

Ambati Rayudu Involved In A Fist Fight With Senior Citizen

Ambati Rayudu Involved In A Fist Fight With Senior Citizen According to reports, it all started after a senior citizen - on his morning walk - alleged that Rayudu's over-speeding luxury auto hit him. The cricketer, known for losing his temper now and then, is seen driving a SUV before getting down from it and man-handling the person. [Full Article...]

Lebanon calls on United Nations to renew peacekeepers' mandate

Lebanon calls on United Nations to renew peacekeepers' mandate US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has been calling for UNIFIL to take a stronger stance on Hezbollah in south Lebanon and told reporters ahead of the vote that she was "very happy" with the final draft of the resolution. This tasked UNIFIL with making sure southern Lebanon was "free of any armed personnel, assets and weapons" other than those belonging to the Lebanese government or UNIFIL. [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace Target Diafra Sakho Left Baffled By West Ham's Stance

Crystal Palace Target Diafra Sakho Left Baffled By West Ham's Stance In a saga reminiscent of Peter Odemwingie driving to QPR in an ultimately unsuccessful bid to hasten a switch from West Brom in 2013, Sakho reportedly travelled to Rennes to agree terms on Wednesday, despite West Ham chairman David Gold insisting the 27-year-old is going nowhere. [Full Article...]

Wozniacki: Sharapova does not deserve to play on show courts

Wozniacki: Sharapova does not deserve to play on show courts It's a fair point. The two-time U.S. Open finalist and former world No. 1 called her schedule "unacceptable" after the 2-6, 7-6, 1-6 loss, especially compared to the favorable schedule given to Maria Sharapova . "Well, I guess the fans want her back", Muguruza had said. "I think that's the way". The No.5 seed couldn't find the answers to Makarova's controlled aggression and tricky lefty shots... [Full Article...]

JJ Watt fund up to 10M for Hurricane Harvey

JJ Watt fund up to 10M for Hurricane Harvey Watt's project started on Sunday with a goal of $200,0000 to help people in need, and in just five days the fundraiser put together over $10 million. And we want to be there. Drake has donated $200,000 to a Hurricane Harvey relief fund . Although not even from the city, JJ Watt is probably the Houston's most favourite son. [Full Article...]

National Football League still reviewing Jarvis Landry alleged domestic incident

National Football League still reviewing Jarvis Landry alleged domestic incident Slater said the Broward County State Attorney's office is investigating the matter. Authorities reviewed video evidence Thursday, the source said. Landry was up front with the team, as far as it knows, as soon as the alleged incident occurred. [Full Article...]

Pete Rose Won't Return to Fox Sports After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Pete Rose Won't Return to Fox Sports After Sexual Misconduct Allegations The decision to sever ties with Rose comes as 21st Century Fox has been rocked by systemic harassment allegations at Fox News that have resulted in millions of dollars in settlements. Recently, the division suspended Fox Business Network anchor Charles Payne and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling amid separate claims of inappropriate behavior toward women. [Full Article...]

Beyoncé Is Sending BeyGOOD to Houston's Rescue

Beyoncé Is Sending BeyGOOD to Houston's Rescue Drake: On Instagram today, Drake announced a $200,000 contribution to a YouCaring fundraiser organized by Houston Texans player J.J. Watt. So far, his campaign has raised $939,178. Speaking to TMZ .com, Rasmus said: "But however a person cares to participate we are grateful for everyone who is right now sending their hearts and their prayers toward those who are in distress in Houston ,... [Full Article...]

Beyoncé offers help to Harvey hometown victims

Beyoncé offers help to Harvey hometown victims On Monday, the " Formation " singer took to Instagram and posted a tribute to Houston and reminded her fellow Texans that they were all in her prayers. Rudy Rasmus from St. John's United Methodist Church, said the Houston native has "really stepped up" in her efforts to help her hometown. "I'm committed to partnering with organisations on the ground in Houston and making contributions ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea star Hazard happy to be playing again

Chelsea star Hazard happy to be playing again The striker turned 28 earlier this month and has been in England for one year, having previously played for RSC Anderlecht, Sampdoria, Parma and Roma. The Chelsea winger has been sidelined since fracturing his right ankle while away on worldwide duty in June, with the injury ruling him out of the Premier League champions' opening four fixtures. [Full Article...]

Lady Raider basketball announces Big 12 schedule

Lady Raider basketball announces Big 12 schedule Tech opens Big 12 play at the United Supermarkets Arena against Oklahoma State on December 28. Following that game, OU will hit the road for three consecutive road games at Baylor , Kansas and West Virginia . After a road match against Texas on February 14 in Austin and a game against Iowa State on February 17 in Ames, Iowa, Tech will host TCU on February 21 in the U.S., according to the... [Full Article...]

The Oval evacuated after arrow attack

The Oval evacuated after arrow attack The statement read: "Police were made aware at 1635hrs on Thursday, 31 August to reports of an arrow/crossbow bolt having been loosed into the Oval Cricket ground ". Scotland Yard, however, said of the firing of an arrow into The Oval: "At this stage, the incident is not being treated as terrorism-related". The game between Surrey and Middlesex was brought to a halt at 4.25 p.m. [Full Article...]

Jadon Sancho joins Borussia Dortmund from Man City

Jadon Sancho joins Borussia Dortmund from Man City Before penning a contract with Borussia Dortmund , Sancho was attracting interest from around the Premier League with the likes of Arsenal , Spurs and Manchester United reportedly interested. 'We are convinced that we can help this very young player continue to develop his game and complement our team in the medium term'. Sancho is yet to make his professional debut, but he has become a fi... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association fines LA Lakers $500000 for tampering

National Basketball Association fines LA Lakers $500000 for tampering Teams are not allowed to reach out to or discuss players under contract with other teams. The Lakers won the Summer League title in Las Vegas, but couldn't quite hit the jackpot with Paul George this summer. The NBA found no evidence of an agreement that the Lakers would acquire George, according to a release from the league. Anyone, even a player, can tamper and can be punished. [Full Article...]

Fox Sports will feature six-second ads on National Football League broadcasts

Fox Sports will feature six-second ads on National Football League broadcasts Fox said the shorter ad format might contribute to lower commercial loads and will be created to fit into the flow of each particular game. And it's hoping to work them in organically during breaks that have the traditional 15 and 30 second commercials. [Full Article...]

Manchester City still very keen on Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal will not accept a Deadline Day cash offer for Alexis Sanchez , according to Sky sources. Would be amusing if they came back with £50 million and a pound, mind. Sergio Aguero could leave Manchester City if they sign Alexis Sanchez . Striker Lucas Perez has been told he can leave but the Spaniard may now remain at the club as a deal with Deportivo - his former side and preferred opt... [Full Article...]

Princess Diana's death changed how Britons saw their royals

Princess Diana's death changed how Britons saw their royals Diana Princess of Wales . And just after midnight in Paris on Thursday, a few braved the rain to be at the Pont de l'Alma tunnel where, precisely two decades earlier, her auto smashed into a pillar, taking the life of the most famous woman in the world. [Full Article...]


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