Saturday, 19 January 2019
Latest news
Home » Sports


Ax-Wielding Man in Standoff With Police Over Radio Request


Newton surrendered to police custody at 4:30 pm. The complex is home to a radio station, and according to witnesses, the 38-year-old man was there to request a song called "My Axe" by Insane Clown Posse. Officers negotiated with the suspect during the tense stand-off by cell phone and through the vehicle window, but they say that at one point Newtown, simply got out his auto and told them: 'I guess you're just going to have to kill me'. Read More »

Muguruza moves into Wimbledon semi-finals

Backing up that sort of out-from-nowhere triumph is notoriously hard but the fearlessness of youth has served Ostapenko well and she appears to have paid little attention to the heightened levels of expectation. Rybarikova awaits the victor of the fourth-round match between fifth seed Caroline Woizniacki and Pat Cashed-coached American Coco Vandeweghe. "I'm feeling pretty good but a lot of things have to click to be able to win a major", she said. Read More »

Kenya/Tanzania: Gor Head to Dar for Everton Clash


This time round though I know the players will be up to speed to showcase their talent and hopefully attract scouts. "I'm looking forward to it - it should be a good trip", former England captain Rooney, whose return to his boyhood club was confirmed when he signed a two-year contract at the weekend to end his 13-year stay at Manchester United, told evertontv . Read More »

Rapper Pitbull, NBA Legend Michael Jordan Join Groups Bidding for Miami Marlins


On Monday , MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred hinted at the possibility of expanding the league for the first time since 1998 and included Charlotte as a possible destination. "Unfortunately, in this situation the bidders became known". Perhaps it's not surprising this news of Pitbull joining Bush's group comes one day after the rapper performed at MLB's Home Run Derby Monday night in Miami. Read More »

Rafa Benitez: Newcastle United are struggling to compete in insane transfer market

The Magpies are now said to be closing in on a deal for England Under-21 global Murphy and a fee around the £8million mark has reportedly been accepted by the Canaries. The prospect has had numerous loan spells away from Carrow Road, spending time at Swindon Town, Southend United, Blackpool , Scunthorpe United, Colchester United and Coventry City, and he now appears set for a permanent departure. Read More »

Wimbledon: Venus Williams becomes oldest female semifinalist in 23 years

She will player her 100th career match at Wimbledon in Tuesday's quarterfinal. "I would like to see it three and three, and I think any woman would like to see it that way". Williams became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinal since 1994 with a rock-solid performance on Centre Court. But old maestro Williams, who had already schooled a 21-year-old and two teenagers en route to her 38th grand slam quarter-final, has seen it all before and barely flinched. Read More »

Murray into 10th straight Wimbledon last eight on Manic Monday


With all the tournament's fourth-round matches taking place on Monday, Centre Court and Court One were both stacked with male players, as has been customary at SW19 so far. Benoit Paire , two-time Wimbledon victor Rafael Nadal vs. "I thought it was a fun match to play against a serve-and-volley player. So I m really pleased with that", said Murray. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony 'Confident' He'll Wind Up With Rockets

If the deal is true, expect the #KnicksTape to go bonkers as Melo was a huge fan favorite night in and night out for the Knicks . "Any deal that would send Anthony to Houston is a complex one in which a third team is likely needed". Paul and Harden would carry the heavy load and let Anthony spot up for three-pointers or mid-range jump shots all day long. And the interest reportedly is mutual. Read More »

450 peopled died waiting for organ donations previous year


Organ donation only occurs from a registered donor with their consent, or if the family has given permission after death. Now 36% of the UK's population is on the NHS Organ Donor Register, compared to 30% five years ago. Secondly, we know that families are much more likely to support donation when the individual's decision is known beforehand. We don't want anyone in Dorset to miss the opportunity to save lives through organ donation. Read More »

British Grand Prix future in doubt after Silverstone trigger break clause


The capital is hosting a big Formula One promotional event on Wednesday, ahead of the weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone , and the sport has long dreamed of racing there. "It would be shocking to lose Silverstone from the calendar and even more shocking to lose a British Grand Prix when you consider 80% of the teams are based within the United Kingdom and how much the United Kingdom contributes to F1 from a historical point of view". Read More »

Bayern Munich agree two-year loan for Real Madrid's James Rodriguez


Well, that has taken everybody by surprise because Bayern had hardly been linked with Rodriguez so fair play to Carlo Ancelotti for getting it done and dusted nearly on the sly. "The arrival of James Rodriguez was the great wish of our coach, Carlo Ancelotti , after both had already successfully worked together in Madrid". Read More »

Forget cash, plastic money: Here's how UPI payments are gaining traction


Google Android Pay is similar to Apple Pay and Samsung Pay and could boost service If UPI is included in it. "Since about 60% of these cab drivers still get paid in cash by customers, UPI payments will help Uber's drivers make their payments to Uber using UPI ", Hota told ET on the sidelines of a conference in Bengaluru. Read More »

Wimbledon takes breather before Manic Monday

Paire continued to fight in the third set, but it was Murray who gained the crucial break at 4-4, before serving for the match. "I'm not suggesting that it is", said Murray on Monday after his straight-sets win over Benoit Paire on Centre Court . Read More »

Coldplay's Chris Martin invites crowd-surfing fan in wheelchair on stage


While raised in the air, Chris called for Rob to join him and he was soon crowd-surfing his way to the front of the stage. Chris Martin , Jonny Buckland, Gerry Berryman and Will Champion filled Croke Park with colourful balloons, fireworks and rainbow confetti as they played their biggest hits to over 80,000 fans. Read More »

Solanke determined to make some history after finalising move to Pool


The fee for the England under-20 worldwide will be decided by a Premier League tribunal, but sources have told ESPN FC there has been no movement on the case so far. Naturally, the prospect of working under Klopp is also a major deciding factor for any young player, and Solanke is no different. "My favourite position would probably be the striker, No. Read More »

Stoke turn down West Ham bid for Arnautovic, who wants to leave

The Austrian global signed a new four-year deal last summer, but just one year into that, he is already looking to move on to another club ahead of the new Premier League season. "Players can express an opinion or a view in terms of where they see their future but at the end of the day contracted players are contracted to the club and ultimately we have the final say". Read More »

Bellator Lands Former Champion Gegard Mousasi


Prior to his UFC tenure, Mousasi captured the STRIKEFORCE light heavyweight title, as well as the DREAM light heavyweight and middleweight titles in Japan. "That's my opinion. I respect Whittaker a lot, he's nice guy". "I am looking forward to fighting in Bellator". 'If I achieve that, I look forward to going a division up and getting the 205 belt. Read More »

China's producer price gains steady as demand still robust


This was in line with analyst forecasts and unchanged from the previous month. Analysts polled by Reuters had predicted June consumer price index (CPI) would rise 1.5 percent on-year, in line with the prior month. "However, the rising price doesn't change the fundamental situation of oversupply and weak demand". On a month-on-month basis, the PPI fell 0.2 per cent in June. Read More »

Former Ohio State DL Adolphus Washington arrested on weapons charge


According to a Sharonville police report, Washington around 10 p.m. Sunday "reached for and displayed a gun while sitting inside his vehicle; just feet away from officers". In 15 games as a rookie, Washington posted 21 combined tackles and 2.5 sacks. Washington pleaded guilty to the charge in January 2016 and the charge was later dismissed after he completed an educational program. Read More »

Sacred Japanese island added to UNESCO heritage list


Okinoshima is home to the Okitsu shrine, built in the 17th century to pray for the safety of sailors. Limited men are allowed on the island and they must also strip off and take a purifying dip in the ocean before they are allowed to set foot on the sacred ground of the shrine. Read More »

Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd


About 248,184 shares traded. Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK) was downgraded by investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:OXBR). Creative Planning stated it has 12,260 shares or 0% of all its holdings. In a research report sent to investors on Monday, 10 July, Rotork PLC (LON:ROR) stock had its "Hold" Rating reconfirmed by expert analysts at Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Ben Simmons (right foot) playing 5-on-5 for 76ers


Fultz played point guard in his lone college season at Washington , but the 76ers have been on record saying that they intend to play the 6-foot-10 Simmons at point guard. Given that Embiid has played only 31 games in his career, Simmons and Fultz will be making their National Basketball Association debuts and Redick joined the team through free agency, there will be an adjustment period as the group learns to play together. Read More »

Baby boom puts Ireland top of European Union birth rate table


According to the report there were 63,900 live births in Ireland in 2016, or 13.5 per 1,000 inhabitants which is apparently well above the average of 10 births per 1,000 inhabitants. Germany remains the most populous member state, with 82.8 million residents, accounting for 16.2% of the total European Union population - followed by France (13.1%) and the United Kingdom (12.9%). Read More »

Celtics address their biggest weakness with Aron Baynes deal


Baynes' strength is defensive rebounding, and that is where Boston needs help. In his two years, Baynes , 30, had become one of the locker room leaders for the Pistons, spearheading a team meeting last season when he sensed things were going awry early in the season. Read More »

Is Conor McGregor about to release a movie? Check this out!


That's over two million more than any other fight's drawn. He even posted a photo of the $100 million dollar check he received in guaranteed money for the fight. Meanwhile, the IRS has argued that Mayweather has the ability to pay the back taxes in full or at least partially based on his current wealth. Mayweather's 2015 taxes are now 15 months past due, which would equal a 7.5 percent charge on top of what is owed. Read More »

Jo Durie urges home favourite Johanna Konta to ignore Wimbledon title talk


Halep will leapfrog Germany's Angelique Kerber in the rankings if she scuppers home hopes of a first British women's singles champion in 40 years with victory over Johanna Konta on Tuesday at the All England Club. "There are tactical messages but also some mental messages of what I feel is important that day.Five minutes before she goes out on court she repeats the messages back to me". Read More »

Home Run Derby: What time it starts and what channel it's on


For the second-year in a row, the company is looking to turn the game - and especially the preceding Home Run Derby - into a magenta-hued event. The event will air on ESPN tonight at 8PM ET. He will meet Gary Sanchez in the opening round of this year's derby. Judge is in his first full season for the Yankees that has been all the buzz this season. Read More »