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Gymnasts, young victims recount sex abuse inflicted by former doctor


Olympic champion Aly Raisman has said USA Gymnastics "told [her] to be quiet" when she first told the organisation she had been abused by team doctor Larry Nassar . He also worked for Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics , which trains Olympians. "Perhaps you have figured it out by now, but little girls don't stay little forever", Stephens added . Read More »

Donald Trump says he's not racist


I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said . There were reports that claim Trump has suggested he preferred that the U.S. "And I was sitting no further away from Donald Trump than Dick Durbin was". Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating that was the case. "I think that Gen. Read More »

Liverpool hand Man City first EPL defeat


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain created the opening goal of the match only nine minutes in, when he took advantage of an out of position Otamendi and finished from about 20 yards out. "Before the game, Emre and Mo [Salah] were on the way to becoming ill and for Emre it was a little bit more hard", Jürgen Klopp revealed following Sunday's 4-3 victory over Pep Guardiola's runaway title favourites. Read More »

Inc. Has $2.24 Million Holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Royal National Bank Of Canada has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) stake by 43.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:VZ) for 37,887 shares. (NYSE: MMC ). Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.43% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Barclays raised their price target on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies from $92.00 to $93.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on ... Read More »

ASER survey results on secondary education likely today


Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and secretary at the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship KP Krishnan, discussed the report with Madhav Chavan, co-founder and president of Pratham who was moderating the discussion. "76% of surveyed youth could count money correctly (basic addition abilities). Of 59.3 oer cent of the youth participated in the survey have never used the internet and 27.1 per cent have never used the computer", B.Oliver, state head, Pratham Education ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho angered by Mino Raiola over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's negotiations with Arsenal


He also said that Sanchez is part of the Micki (Mkhitaryan) deal and not the other way round. "At this moment [the chances of moving to Arsenal are] low, but life is dynamic". This is not where Arsenal wanted to be: selling Sanchez was supposed to free up funds for them to go big over the summer or in January, but now they're being forced to settle for Mourinho's deadwood. Read More »

US showing in Australia just 'a bad day'


One of the biggest shocks on the opening day came when 11th seed Anderson - a finalist at the US Open past year - fell to a five-set defeat to Edmund, the sole British player in the men's singles draw. Ferrer, a 2013 semi-finalist here, had previously been stunned in the 2017 US Open by Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan. Grigor Dimitrov , ATP Finals champion, will hope to improve on his run to the semi-final past year and began well with a convincing 6-3 6-2 6-1 victory over qualifier ... Read More »

Trump accuses Democrats of holding immigration deal

Cory Booker of New Jersey, put on an impassioned show in the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, skewering Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for saying she did not recall Trump using the word "shithole". Meanwhile, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who was also in the meeting, declined to confirm to a SC newspaper whether Trump used the vulgar expression, even though Graham reportedly told Sen. Read More »

Wenger brands ref Mike Dean a disgrace, dishonest


Wenger was furious after Dean awarded West Brom a late penalty when Calum Chambers was adjudged to have handled Kieran Gibbs's cross late on and Jay Rodriguez dispatched the equaliser. I must say what is more frustrating for me is that it happened many times this season - at Stoke, at Watford , at Manchester City , at West Brom. The written reasons for Wenger being given a three match touchline ban by the FA following the game were revealed on Tuesday. Read More »

Cricket Athlete Ben Stokes Charged After Defending Gay Men In Bar Fight


Durham and England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with affray following an incident outside a nightclub, the Crown Prosecution Service said. No firm date has been set for Stokes to return but, subject to any further legal developments and he's yet to make his first court appearance to face a charge of affray, he'll face New Zealand in February's T20 series prior to the two Tests in March. Read More »

James Gunn Promises Yondu Won't Return from the Dead


And we heard it directly from director James Gunn , who announced on Twitter that Star-Lord, Gamora , Groot and co would return for a solo adventure in 2020. However, much like numerous Marvel Universe movies, such as Iron Man, Thor, and The Avengers, we can expect most of the cast to make a return, notably Chris Pratt's Starlord, Zoe Saldana's Gamora , Dave Bautista's Drax , and Bradley Cooper as the voice of space raccoon Rocket. Read More »

Ref trips over Nantes player, kicks out, then sends him off


Chapron acknowledged that Carlos inadvertently knocked him over, and he submitted further details in his report to the French league's disciplinary committee. "I know that refereeing is tough but if we do something like this, we get a 10-game suspension", he said. What do you want me to say? "It was spontaneous", wrote Casillas. Read More »

Pressure will determine whether Djokovic is back - Wilander


Top-ranked Simona Halep had to save set points at 5-2 down in the first set, and badly twisted her left ankle early in the second, before beating teenage wild-card entry Destanee Aiava 7-6 (5), 6-1. "Obviously I wanted to start with the right intensity, which I have", Djokovic said. Meanwhile, Germany's Angelique Kerber also made a winning start as she swept aside her fellow countryman Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-0, 6-4 in the first round. Read More »

Rory McIlroy fires early Ryder Cup jibe at cocky Americans


You know, the last few months have been really nice just to concentrate on a few things I needed to take care of in terms of getting myself fit and healthy to come back and sharpen up a few things in my game", said McIlroy, who said he lost two kilos since October after changing his diet, while at the same time adding more muscle mass. Read More »

Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer eases into second round


Except it wasn't really Ferrell asking the questions; the star pulled out that deep voice and slipped back into his Anchorman character Ron Burgundy to get the answers the crowd really wanted. While Ferrell provided some unexpected comedy, Federer again proved that when it comes to tennis he is king of the jungle. At an older age it's easy to forget sometimes, it's great. Read More »

Manchester United vs. Stoke City


Romelu Lukaku added a third goal in the 72nd from a shot on the turn. Paul Pogba played the ball out to Valencia on the wing and the captain brought it into the box before cutting inside and unleashing a fierce left-footed effort. It was a big, big game for us on Monday with points to be played for and teams dropping points around us. The Ecuador ace cut inside Josh Tymon and onto his left foot before unleashing a thunderous strike past Jack Butland . Read More »

Kevin Durant reportedly aims to own National Basketball Association team once he retires

You don't have to be an owner. "They programmed players in the '80s, '90s and early 2000s just to play and to compete against each other and fight against each other", Durant said, via the San Jose Mercury News. After his playing career is over, Durant wants to become just the second African-American majority owner in the league, joining Michael Jordan who now owns the Charlotte Hornets . Read More »

Man United 3-0 Stoke


Mourinho's main midfield man has played just 1134 minutes in the league this season, compared to De Bruyne's 1969 on the field. Stoke's new manager Paul Lambert, appointed earlier on Monday, watched from the stands, with the sacked Mark Hughes' former assistant Eddie Niedzwiecki in charge of the team. Read More »

Federer impressive in first round win


Roger Federer experienced an interview with a difference after his Australian Open win on Tuesday, as Hollywood actor Will Ferrell gatecrashed on-court proceedings. The two seeded departures saw Bautista Agut (20) lose 6-1 7-5 7-5 to compatriot Fernando Verdasco, while Raonic (22) was dumped out by Lukas Lacko despite winning the first set. Read More »

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal, Kyrgios advance to round 2


Bencic credited playing with Roger Federer at the Hopman Cup - where they teamed up to win for Switzerland - with helping her recent improvement. Third seed Grigor Dimitrov survived, as did volatile Australian Nick Kyrgios , who collected a code violation for swearing at the crowd. Read More »

Happy Caroline Wozniacki in cruise control


Wozniacki, though, will have already been familiar with her: this is the second Slam in a row at which they have been paired in the first round. With a number of top seeds unable to play in the Australian Open , the second-seeded Dane has an outstanding chance to win her first Grand Slam. Read More »

Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia


FLYING THE (MAPLE LEAF) FLAG: Canadians have back-to-back matches to start play on Show Court 2. Except it wasn't really Ferrell asking the questions; the star pulled out that deep voice and slipped back into his Anchorman character Ron Burgundy to get the answers the crowd really wanted. Read More »

Rallying Tsonga outlasts Shapovalov in five-set epic


Ranked 50 in the world, the Israeli-born player earned praise from tennis great Rod Laver . Fired by the first of two rows with umpire Richard Haigh over delayed challenges, Wozniacki worked her way back into the contest to take the second stanza when Fett hit a return long. Read More »

SC stuns No. 18 Kentucky with 2nd-half rally


Foul-ravaged United Kingdom had no answer for SC forward Chris Silva , who scored 15 of his game-high 27 points in the second half of the Gamecocks' improbable 76-68 upset. Freshman Jarred Vanderbilt made his season debut in the game, finishing six points, five rebounds and three assists in 14 minutes. Things changed down the stretch as Kentucky's freshman-heavy team struggled to keep up with the Gamecocks. Read More »

Chelsea arrange friendly to get Ross Barkley up to speed

While the Italian has done an impressive job in charge of the London club, nobody tends to last too long under Roman Abramovich, and, although Manchester City have made Chelsea attempts at defending their Premier League crown extremely hard, few would suggest that Conte's spell has been anything but a success. Read More »

Ronaldinho Has Officially Announced His Retirement From Football, Aged 37


We will do various events in Brazil, Europe and Asia and, of course, we are arranging something with the Brazilian team as well", the Guardian quoted, Assis as saying. " Nike [Ronaldinho's long-time sponsors] will be with us together on this project, there are no details yet ". He's held in the highest regard there. Read More »

Nadal not satisfied in quick-fire Melbourne Park opener


Caroline Wozniacki during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open . The opening day featured a number of upsets as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players. Even if it's 100 per cent healed, after six months of no competition, you never know how you're going to react". "When I was number one in the world, winning all these tournaments, that was a lot of fun, too". Read More »

Predicted Chelsea lineup against Norwich: Batshuayi, Ampadu to start; Fabregas, Cahill injured

Antonio Conte has already confirmed that Batshuayi will start, in what could possibly he his final appearance for Chelsea this season before heading out loan. But for sure to play a part of the game. But I'm very happy for his commitment and physical condition. "A young player has to deserve this chance, not only because he is a young player or not only because he is a player from our Academy". Read More »