Saturday, 20 October 2018
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells

perth_map

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells , California, due to a back injury, the tournament's official Twitter account reported on Friday. It was very painful to retire from Acapulco and it's very hard as well to not play in the USA. The 16-time grand slam victor initially suggested returning at Indian Wells , which begins on 8 March, would be a "great goal" for him but having since sought further medical advice, the Spaniard has now ... Read More »

Johnson-Thompson of Britain wins pentathlon

perth_map

Rodriguez, 23, won World Junior Championship gold in heptathlon in 2012 at the same championships where Johnson-Thompson took gold in long jump. "I am glad to be in the final", said Thompson. She edged teammate Marie Josee Ta Lou by 0.43. World champion Lijiao Gong of China was third. There were no indications that the Jamaica delegation protested the ruling. Read More »

Everton gifted Burnley the win, bemoans Allardyce

perth_map

Guy Mowbray: "It was on the second weekend of December - 12 long, cold weeks ago - that Burnley last won and Everton last won away". "Like the cold snap though, those winless runs will end sometime soon, and both will see this as a golden opportunity. Read More »

Aer Lingus cancel 50 flights out of Dublin tomorrow

perth_map

The airline is reducing its flight schedule for Tuesday, and warns that it is likely it will have to proactively cancel some services and re-book customers on alternative flights. SCOTLAND'S main airports were open and operating amid "challenging" conditions today, although a number of flights remained subject to delays and cancellations. Read More »

Winx wins again in 16th Group One success

perth_map

Winx breezed past her rivals before pulling seven lengths clear of Victoria Derby victor Prized Icon, with Classic Uniform in third. "She just travelled so kindly and behaved in the barriers". "It was just her and me in the middle of the track", Bowman said. For Glyn Schofield on Prized Icon, it was a familiar feeling. "I guess I'm waiting for Winx to make the decision, so I don't have to make it", he said, answering fans' questions from Twitter for Racing NSW . Read More »

Hoosiers Don't Get Enough Stops; Bounced From B1G Tournament

perth_map

If Rutgers wants to have a chance at pulling its third upset in three days, the Scarlet Knights will have to own the glass despite being the smaller team. There was one very, very odd statistic for IN in this game. Miller said the disappointment will obviously sting, but he threw no one under the bus when wrapping up the year. Read More »

South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 at Durban

perth_map

The spinner had been the most effective of the home bowlers on a slow wicket, which Lyon wasted no time in utilising to his benefit as he came on in the eighth over of the South African innings. Bancroft and Warner put together a 56-run opening stand, playing with positive intent before Warner played a mistimed pull to substitute fielder Wiaan Mulder off Rabada. Read More »

Heavy Rain Prompts Flash Flood Warning for Thomas Burn Area

perth_map

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office, in consultation with fire agencies and other public safety officials, has announced that effective at 9 a.m. Friday morning the creek along Jameson Lane, once filled to the brim, now working exactly like it's designed. People living near the Thomas, Whittier and Sherpa fire burn areas were evacuated on Thursday because of the potential for damaging mud and debris flows. Read More »

VAR will be used at the World Cup after unanimous approval

perth_map

English football only starting its own trials in January in domestic cup competitions and it has seen many controversial moments , but the impact has been largely positive over the long-term in other leagues . UEFA has confirmed VAR will not be brought in for the 2018-19 Champions League, but the system is expected to be used at the World Cup . The Football Association was known to be in favour of VAR as well as the Irish FA. Read More »

Zverev books Mexican Open semi spot

perth_map

Zverev, of Germany, hammered 10 aces but had two double faults. Del Potro used his lethal serve to win straight points and get an advantage, before forcing the Spaniard to hit long to win the match. Zverev will not be happy with the way he performed, wasting another opportunity to reach the first final since August, betrayed by his second serve and three breaks he suffered from seven opportunities he gave to del Potro. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Time At Manchester United Is Coming To A Close

perth_map

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insisted that Ibrahimovic had the right to decide his own future and is decision will be respected by the club. The United boss is still hopeful the midfielder can still be persuaded to extend his stay at the club beyond this season. "If we proceed beyond Sevilla , I think he will be ready for the hypothetical quarter-final, and a hypothetical FA Cup semi-final, and the last couple of months of our Premier League fight". Read More »

Palace winger Zaha recovering ahead of schedule - Hodgson

perth_map

For 88 minutes, it looked set to be an opportunity missed. Alli was not shown a yellow card by referee Kevin Friend which would have been his third of the season for simulation. Hello good day and welcome to our coverage of the English Premier League . Willian played a one-two with Eden Hazard before hitting a powerful effort through David De Gea's body. Read More »

CU women routed by top seed OR in Pac-12 quarterfinals

perth_map

Kennedy Leonard had 15 points, eight rebounds, four assists and five steals and Colorado beat Utah 66-56 on Thursday to open play in the Pac-12 Conference Tournament. Leading for most of the second half, it looked like a typical late game showing for the Cougars after OR went on a 13-2 run for their first lead of the second half 67-66 with 3:32 remaining. Read More »

JR Smith Suspended for Throwing Soup at Coach

perth_map

The soup tossing happened after the team's morning shootaround, and Smith sat out Thursday night's loss against Philadelphia, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told the Associated Press today. For Saturday's game, numberFire projects Smith for 16.6 FanDuel points against the Nuggets. The 32-year-old has seen his playing time dip in the team's last three games, getting a season-low 15 minutes on the court against the Memphis Grizzlies last Friday. Read More »

Liverpool star fires firm warning to Manchester United

perth_map

Now we play with whoever plays and they are really good and sometimes it makes sense to pass the ball from one to the other and create a gap, run into the gap and use the chance. "We try to keep this team together and strengthen it". "We know that on our day we can beat any team in the world". Liverpool's most-decorated player Phil Neal believes Jurgen Klopp's current full-backs have all the potential to emulate him. Read More »

Did Arizona scandal help UCLA recruiting? Alford isn't sure

perth_map

Of course, Shareef O'Neal - a 4-star power forward from LA and the legendary son of Shaq - flipped his commitment from Arizona to UCLA after the Sean Miller scandal broke out. "These statements have damaged me, my family, the university, Deandre Ayton and his incredible family". "I have never paid a recruit or prospect or their family or representative to come to Arizona ", Miller said. Read More »

NFL Mock Draft: Complete first round entering NFL Combine

perth_map

The offensive linemen and running backs participated in their Combine drills Friday afternoon, while the quarterbacks and wide receivers went to the podium to speak with the media. Considering the 2018 NFL Draft is about two months away, some trades are still sure to shake up the type of needs that each team has entering the first round. Read More »

Zidane says PSG still risky without injured Neymar

perth_map

We do not know yet for Tuesday". Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are on the sidelines for Madrid, the midfielders out of action with hamstring and knee injuries respectively. However Zidane said his players could not already be thinking ahead to Paris. They'll be really focused, it's one of the biggest games of the year for them. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka skips Masters events in bid to be ready…

perth_map

Stan Wawrinka has ruled himself out of both Masters 1000 events in Indian Wells and Miami as he continues to recover from a knee injury, while Richard Gasquet has also withdrawn with a similar injury that saw him limp to a first round defeat at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Read More »

PSG boss Emery denies injured Neymar requires surgery

perth_map

The lay-off means Neymar could be set to miss the rest of the Ligue 1 season before returning in time to join up with Brazil ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation, which gets under way on June 14. "It's not a simple fracture, but a fracture in an important bone in the middle of the foot", Lasmar said. He has scored 28 goals in 30 appearances for PSG since arriving. Read More »

400m heat sees all athletes disqualified

perth_map

The race then proceeded as normal with one of the favourites for gold, Grenada's Bralon Taplin, easing home. Slovakia's Iveta Putalova, center, participates in a heat of the women's 400 meter at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Britain, Friday, March 2, 2018 . Read More »

DE Robert Quinn traded to Miami Dolphins

perth_map

On Friday, the Rams continued to make major moves to clear up some salary by agreeing to trade linebacker Robert Quinn to the Miami Dolphins . Quinn is a former first round pick of the Rams out of North Carolina. In seven seasons with the Rams, Quinn racked up 62.5 career sacks and was voted to two Pro Bowls . The Dolphins finished 26th in the league in sacks a year ago as they finished with just 30. Read More »

Alabama football players set for NFL Combine this week

perth_map

Q: Is the NFL Combine overrated? The interviews are only 15 minutes, and teams can invite players for visits to team facilities for more extensive talks. I could go on for days about Frank. Alas, the 2018 Underwear Olympics are underway, and the National Football League world remains intrigued. They have assessed their roster, valuated their free agents, and started targeting players both in free agency and in the draft . Read More »

Chris Long defends Lamar Jackson as quarterback

perth_map

In his final college season he passed for 3,660 yards with 27 touchdowns and 10 interceptions, while adding another 1,601 yards rushing on just 232 attempts and 18 rushing touchdowns. There's no doubt Jackson is athletic. Bill Polian apparently isn't the only one who thinks Heisman-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson should play a different position in the NFL. Read More »

Baker Mayfield measures 6-foot 5/8 at NFL Scouting Combine

perth_map

When asked about the possibility of the lowly Browns selecting him with the NFL Draft's No. 1 overall pick, Mayfield gave one bold reply . The Heisman Trophy victor says when he meets with National Football League teams that may draft him, he takes the approach of being "brutally honest", no matter the topic of conversation. Read More »

Confident Lambert expects better results to come for Stoke

perth_map

The only other concern is striker Charlie Austin whose not expected to return to first-team action until the end of March, after the global break later this month. I can't fault the way the lads have played. It's been over TWO years (!) since his last goal. However, with both sides desperate for three points expect the game to open up in the latter stages as they each go in search of the win. Read More »

Crystal Palace announce Diego Cavalieri capture

perth_map

Palace's threadbare squad was without 12 first-team squad members for a 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend that extended their winless run to five matches and saw them remain 17th, above the relegation zone on goal difference. Brazilian keeper Cavalieri last played for Fluminense previous year, having been on Liverpool's books between 2008 and 2010. Cavalieri will provide competition for Wayne Hennessey after Julian Speroni was ruled out for 2 months with a knee injury. Read More »

Lakers! Lonzo Ball is finding his rhythm again

perth_map

He missed 15 games because of his MCL injury . The Lakers said there was no timetable for the rookie's recovery, but head coach Luke Walton did not rule him out for the season. Whiteside has blocked seven shots in the three games and the Heat are a net plus-25 when he's on the court. Ball had been on a minutes restriction in his three games since the All-Star break. Read More »

Coin toss finalizes 49ers and Raiders 1st-rounders

perth_map

Both teams finished with a 6-10 record last season and a.512 SOS, which would've been used as the tiebreaker. "[Raiders general manager] Reggie McKenzie and I were kind of talking trash last week about our coin flip skills", 49ers general manager John Lynch joked last month during an interview on KNBR . Read More »