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Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Gururaja Poojary, Mirabai Chanu for winning medals at CWG


She passed all the six lifts very confidently. The Manipuri later went on to post a new personal best with 110 kg in her third and final attempt to conclude a thoroughly dominant performance. Her achievements also took her past the previous CWG record of 175kg set by Nigeria's Augustina Nwaokolo in Delhi in 2010. Hailing from Imphal, Chanu took up wrestling back in 2007, at the age of just thirteen, after being inspired by weightlifter Kunjarani Devi. Read More »

Coach Lue expected to return Thursday for Cavaliers

He has been attending the team's shootarounds for the past week and working his way back into a normal routine. Lue's illness is among several setbacks this season for the Cavs, who have encountered numerous injuries and revamped their roster with three trades in February. Read More »

TJ Dillashaw To Defend Bantamweight Championship In Rematch Against Cody Garbrandt


ESPN's Brett Okamoto reports that UFC 227 is set to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The UFC has a press conference scheduled in Brooklyn on Friday ahead of Saturday's UFC 223. Garbrandt was the champion, Dillashaw the former looking to reclaim after losing to Dominick Cruz . Which would eventually come to a conclusion at UFC 217 after a season of The Ultimate Fighter where the two coached opposite one another. Read More »

Oil spill fire chokes Indonesian port city; 4 dead


Indonesian police say a criminal prosecution may follow. Some of the deadly cocktails may have come from a single distributor who sold the booze to local merchants, police said. Pertamina reports that sonar equipment has revealed that one of its pipelines had been punctured, which was the source of the spill. "We are still calculating the volume of the leak and losses", he said at a news conference in Balikpapan , adding the leak was of crude oil. Read More »

Shohei Ohtani looking very comfortable with hitting part of dual role


The 23-year-old did not seem to tire as he got deeper into the start, as he was able to hit 98 miles per hour in his final inning on the mound . Ohtani is now up to five hits in 11 at bats. He also struck out the first batter he faced in his first start as a pitcher Sunday. In Los Angeles' season opener three games before that, Ohtani got a hit in his first Major League Baseball at-bat, although he went 0-for-4 after that while serving as the designated hitter. Read More »

John Arne Riise reveals the only way to deal with Mohamed Salah


Mohamed Salah "feels fine" according to Jurgen Klopp , despite being forced to come off in the second half. Liverpool have a Merseyside derby against Everton this weekend but may have to be without their star man. If Salah can't recover - and is perhaps out for a prolonged period of time - how big a blow could it be for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp? "But if I said now that Kevin De Bruyne should have no chance I'd be lying". Read More »

Bob Bradley reflects on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's stunning debut


A 40-yard stunner and a 91st-minute victor were on the script as debutant Ibrahimovic came off the bench to lift the rallying Galaxy past city rivals Los Angeles FC 4-3. "It's a big difference". But when you score lovely, of course, it's more. nice, let's say, that it's attractive. However Ibrahimovic jokingly suggested that the Portuguese star's strike was a little too close to goal to his own long range strike. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sends FA Cup warning to Jose Mourinho


Manchester United on Tuesday said that both season and match ticket prices will be frozen for the seventh season in a row ahead of the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. Pogba was recently blasted by former France global striker Christophe Dugarry for being "not serious" and indulging in too many "stupid things" away from the pitch. Read More »

Von Miller Investigated After Catching Hammerhead Shark


Miller is frequently seen enjoying the outdoors, and often posts photo and video from his fishing and hunting expeditions to his social media accounts. ESPN reported that PETA saw the social media posts and promised "to ensure that Miller is held accountable if killing this animal was, as we suspect, illegal". Read More »

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. wants $18M per season


The Los Angeles Rams are receiving former Patriots WR Brandin Cooks and a fourth-round pick, while New England is receiving a first-rounder and sixth-rounder. Of course, the trade begs the questions: Who will be quarterback Tom Brady's No. 1 receiver without Cooks and the recently departed Danny Amendola? What's also known is that the Patriots now have two first-round picks in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft , with one coming over from the Rams. Read More »

Fairytale career finish eludes Australian surf legend Mick Fanning


Gilmore has also rung the bell 2007, 2008 and 2010 and now becomes the only women on the world tour to have rung the famous winners bell four times. She will be looking to carry on her form to claim her seventh world title, equalling fellow Australian Layne Beachley's record. In a hard 2015, Fanning was competing at the Pipe Masters in Hawaii in December when he woke to news that his eldest brother, Peter, had died in his sleep , then headed out into the surf and won his heat. Read More »

Brownlee: Being England's Commonwealth Games flag bearer is career high point


As the Brownlees dropped back in the running leg, Schoeman took full advantage as he sprinted off to win in 52min 31sec, 7.0sec ahead of Australia's Jacob Birtwhistle with Marc Austin of Scotland third. "I'd prefer a full distance race on a super hard course but that's not an excuse or complaint", added Alistair Brownlee . "I am from Zimbabwe but this feels like home", said Rusike, who is studying law and is among the 25,000 worldwide students in the region. Read More »

UFC president White on McGregor: 'He will fight this year'

During the pre-fight press conference for UFC 223 on Wednesday, White confirmed the return of one of the promotion's biggest stars. Ferguson and Nurmagomedov were supposed to battle for the undisputed title at UFC 223 on Saturday, but that plan fell apart when the former had to bow out due to an injury. Read More »

Mirabai Chanu wins first gold medal for India in Commonwealth Games 2018

She sent the crowd at the Carrara Sports Arena into a tizzy as she broke the Commonwealth Games record thrice in six minutes in Snatch, lifting 80, 84 and 86kg, which was also her personal best. She then lifted more than double her body weight (103kg, 107kg and 110kg) in three successful attempts to claim the clean and jerk as well as the overall Games record. Read More »

Jansen blows save, D-backs beat Dodgers 8-7 in 15 innings


Pollock, each on Three-2 matters, to communicate up Owings, that struck the key pitch he observed right into the left technique seats. Six innings later, Arizona recorded its seventh consecutive regular-season win over the Dodgers when Mathis capped the 5-hour, 46-minute marathon. Read More »

Airline offering new Myrtle Beach summer flights for $49


Allegiant Airlines is adding nonstop flights from Louisville, Kentucky and Norfolk, Virginia to Jacksonville International Airport, airline officials announced Tuesday. The airline already provides nonstop service to the Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa areas. "Area travelers continue to show their support for Allegiant's low fares and attractive vacation packages", said Dan Mann, executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. Read More »

Flood risk as Met Eireann issue two separate Status Yellow Weather Warnings


This morning persistent rain will continue in the east and south-east with localized flooding, according to the meteorological office. Met Eireann is forecasting that in the 24 hour period from Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon. Highest temperatures will range 10 to 13 C. "Lowest temperatures of -4 to 0C". The warning is valid from Thursday, 5 April 2018 at 2pm to Friday, 6 April at 2pm. Read More »

Brock Lesnar Returning to the UFC


UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports' UFC Tonight show earlier today to promote UFC 223 and was asked about The Beast returning to the Octagon. Without being specific, Dana White said Brock Lesnar is on his way back to the UFC . He was fined $250,000 and suspended for a year, but subsequently announced his retirement (which froze the suspension). Read More »

Dell and Intel named first National Basketball Association 2K League partners


The draft at Madison Square Garden will consist of six rounds, with teams selecting from a pool of 102 players developed from tryouts that attracted more than 70,000 hopefuls. The draft is being broadcast live on NBA TV and Twitch. All players will have the flexibility to use the controller of their preference. The viewing experience will be available in 4K. Read More »

Augusta National Will Host a Women's Golf Tournament Next Year


For decades the thought of being anything other than an employee or an invited guest at Augusta National was just a dream for women. Johnson stood firm against mounting pressure and it was not until he stepped down that his successor Billy Payne finally ushered in the first women members in 2012, ending an issue that had reached the White House. Read More »

Chelsea stars slammed with damning statement on live TV following Tottenham loss


The club also announced profits of £41.2m, up from £33m in 2015-16, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. "We are in an historic period for the club and there is a growing sense of excitement". "This puts massive pressure on Chelsea in terms of the Premier League and getting into the Champions League places". It is anticipated the club's revenue will rise sharply once they are in their new home given its capacity is 26,000 more than White Hart Lane and has state-of-the-art corporate ... Read More »

Sally Pearson out of Commonwealth Games with injury


She did travel to the world indoor championships in Birmingham but was run out in the semi-final. "That's the main focus, getting me out of pain". According to 9NEWS reporter Damien Ryan, "It's not good news from the Sally Pearson camp" and she will announce this afternoon she is out. Read More »

Rockies, CF Charlie Blackmon agree on multiyear extension


This means it's a four-year deal that Blackmon has the power to make into a six-year deal. No terms were announced, but NBC Sports reported that the six-year deal is worth $108 million with escalators that could take it to $116 million and also includes a limited no-trade clause. Read More »

Mauro Icardi misses big chances as Milan derby ends goalless


The Milan derby had been rescheduled after last month's game was postponed following the death of Fiorentina captain Davide Astori, a former AC Milan player. However, they are unable to guarantee a permanent move and Inter's chances of signing Kovacic will improve if they qualify for the Champions League next season. Read More »

Eagles sign former Packers tight end Richard Rodgers


With the 2018 NFL Draft coming up, Philadelphia has been hot on the trail of tight end prospects such as South Dakota State's Dallas Goedert, Oklahoma's Mark Andrews, and South Carolina's Hayden Hurst. While it would be foolish to assume that Rodgers will come in Week 1 and push Zach Ertz for a starting spot, he does bring enormous value to arguably the Eagles weakest position group. Read More »

Liverpool Shatter Man City In Champions League


The England global found the net for the second time against City this season at Anfield, having also scored from distance in Liverpool's 4-3 Premier League triumph back in January. Most attempt to contain them but Liverpool got at Manchester City from the off and immediately had the visitors rattled. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was quick to apologise, as were the club, in a strongly-worded statement condemning the actions of their own supporters. Read More »