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Hindi Diwas celebrated at city colleges

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday asked Hindi speakers to give space and respect to regional languages across the country. "Similarly, more new terms should be adopted in Hindi as their literal translation in Hindi would make the language less attractive", Kovind said. Read More »

Samuel Badree helps World XI level series against Pakistan

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The right-hander's first seven balls yielded just four runs but he opened up in the penultimate over by belting left-arm seamer Rumman Raees (2-37) for a couple of sixes. Particularly the latter who was dropped at 28 by Shoaib Malik at long on hit five boundaries to win the match for the World XI and maintained the interest of the series till the third game. Read More »

Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch gets fined for gesture towards Titans defense

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Facebook reportedly plans to spend up to $1 billion on exclusive shows for its new platform. Neither Facebook nor Bleacher Report would tell Reuters how much is being paid for the Lynch show. He unretired after being traded by the Seattle Seahawks to the Raiders in the offseason. For the most part Facebook gave Bleacher Report full creative control, however the social media network does have concerns about offensive language, Brown said. Read More »

6 interesting things to know about the Cowboys-Broncos matchup

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The Dallas Cowboys selected the former Mississippi State quarterback in the fourth round, and then Prescott stepped in for an injured Tony Romo and messed around and won Rookie of the Year. "I got there later that night, but I missed the initial dinner", he said. "The quarterback missing the flight doesn't look too well", he said with a slightly embarrassed smirk. Read More »

Liverpool star falls ill on the eve of the Sevilla game

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Sevilla's arrival evokes memories of arguably the most disappointing night of the German's reign, when Liverpool lost the 2016 Europa League final to their Spanish opponents. Asked about the incident, Klopp said: "The coach was no problem". Meanwhile, despite his three game domestic ban, Sadio Mane is eligible in Europe and is a guaranteed starter. Read More »

Fenerbahce to return for Jack Wilshere in January?

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Trabzonspor , based in the north eastern city of Trabzon, finished sixth in the Turkish Super Lig last season and have former Premier League alumnus Hugo Rodallega among their current squad. The 25-year-old is still working his way back from the broken leg that ended his loan spell with Bournemouth , and per Benge, he's on the verge of a return and could face Cologne in the UEFA Europa League in midweek. Read More »

Evian Championship: First round cancelled and tournament cut to 54 holes

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Defending champion: In Gee Chun. When the 27-year-old South Korean won the 2011 U.S. Women's Open, the Evian was still two years away from major status. Karrie Webb needs a victory to become the only woman to capture six majors on the LPGA schedule. Play on the opening day of the 2017 Evian Championship was abandoned by organisers after high winds and heavy rain swept across the Evian Resort Golf Club in France. Read More »

Folau has the right to make same-sex marriage call - Wallabies coach

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Recent times have brought much welcome change in that area, especially in the upper echelons of the sport, as management and teams throw their support behind ending homophobia and now, behind achieving marriage equality. The 28-year-old fullback is a devout Christian, who grew up as a Mormon before leaving to join a smaller church in 2011. Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and captain Michael Hooper also met with politicians in Canberra earlier this week to show their support for same-sex ... Read More »

Man City ace De Bruyne: Feyenoord was no training game

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In total, Stones completed 131 out of 134 attempted passes against the Dutch champions, a 98% completion rate, whereas Xavi once completed all 96 of the passes he attempted during a quarter-final tie against Paris Saint-Germain in 2013. So why does this particular detail matter after such a comprehensive win? It must have been a weight off the mind for Guardiola, a coach blessed with an embarrassment of riches in his team's attack. Read More »

Liverpool have no leaders, they had to sign Virgil van Dijk

The 26-year-old tried to force a move out of St Mary's in the summer by submitting a transfer request, with Liverpool heavily rumoured to be after the Dutchman's signature. "Now when he is not playing you can not give the captaincy to someone whose not playing but obviously Virgil is. was one of the leaders". When asked whether the ex-England bosses introduction will make it more hard, the Saints boss was left unsure. Read More »

Men caught with stolen power pole strapped to SUV

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Then he pulled over the Kia with pole roped on top about 9:30 a.m., the report said. The attempted theft comes as the state recovers from brutal winds and rain that Hurricane Irma unleashed when it hit almost the entire state over the weekend and into Monday. Read More »

'Last Chance U' brothers charged in fatal stabbing

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Last Chance U has been critically acclaimed - the Guardian's Stuart Heritage said "it might be the best sports documentary series I have ever seen" - and follows the East Mississippi Community College Lions, who recruit talented but troubled players who have had trouble integrating into larger programs. Read More »

Protesters hang anti-racism sign at Red Sox game

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The banner was unfurled in the middle of the fourth inning before stadium security quickly intervened. The protesters claim not to be affiliated with any particular group. "But in terms of the messaging and what was felt, I don't know if we know the group that might have been behind it". "It's kind of telling that it is being interpreted as one". Read More »

Atalanta 11/8 to win against Everton in Thursday's Europa League clash

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They have four points from four games this season. I need to criticise myself because the team was not prepared and that is a question for myself. Gian Piero Gasperini's Atalanta side have won back-to-back games ahead of their meeting with Everton , boasting seven wins and a draw from their last 10 in all competitions. Read More »

Bradford, Vikings cruise past Saints 29-19 in opener

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His offensive line, which struggled a year ago, gave him plenty of time to execute, and it showed with his 84.4% completion percentage, 346 passing yards, and three touchdowns. According to the NFL, Bradford and Kansas City's Alex Smith became the first quarterbacks in league history to complete 80 percent of their passes, throw for at least 325 yards and have at least three touchdowns with no interceptions in their opening game. Read More »

Fernando Alonso to decide future after McLaren's Renault switch

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However, things have not gone to plan with McLaren-Honda failing to challenge and Alonso alone failing to complete six races this season with his best result to date being a sixth place finish. After the last three years with some struggles that we went through together, to have time for them to make decisions, to see the future for next year's vehicle. Read More »

Randy Moss to sport custom shoes for Ring of Honor induction

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We saw Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs pay tribute to Randy Moss after a second-quarter touchdown Monday night and Browns rookie DeShone Kizer kick up his heels after a score on Sunday. Diggs happened so fast and was so explosive and momentum-changing, the Saints didn't look ready - and neither did observers wondering if this really was the totality of the Vikings' offense with Bradford. Read More »

Marcelo signs Real Madrid contract extension until 2022

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Marcelo first joined the Bernabeu in January 2007 from Brazilian side Fluminese. The 29-year-old Brazilian's signing came in the presence of Florentino Perez, president of the club, as well as Marcello's family, who took photos with the player after signing the contract. Read More »

Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympics, Paris gets 2024 Games

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The IOC members at the 131st IOC Session unanimously approved a so-called tripartite agreement between the cities and the IOC by a show of hands to settle the double awarding, instead of voting for a city in a secret ballot as in the past. It wasn't such a bad idea considering the news still seeping out about a bid scandal involving a Brazilian IOC member's alleged vote-selling to bring the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro. Read More »

Didi Hamann Tears Into Liverpool And Jurgen Klopp After Sevilla Draw

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They won six more games and lost four fewer ones in that period, and improved their goal difference by an impressive +23. Also in attendance was Lazar Markovic, Danny Ings, who recently suffered another set-back, Jon Flanagan and ex Chelsea man Domonic Solanke, who were all smiles at Melwood despite Wednesday's result . Read More »

Jose weakens to a tropical storm: NHC

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In the image, Jose appeared somewhat elongated as a result of vertical wind shear affecting the storm. At of 6pm day, the Category 1 storm was 422 nautical miles south of the island, and deemed a potential threat. European for next Wednesday is pretty similar to the GFS. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours. Beyond the maneuver, forecasters don't agree on where Jose will eventually go in the Atlantic, with the current National Hurricane forecast calling for it to ... Read More »

Cleveland Indians win American League record 21st straight game

Spell it out: WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW. Two interesting things of note during this game. Which brings us back to that 2002 Oakland A's squad. Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway said the club hopes to have Miller pitch in Thursday's game in a "low leverage" situation where he gets one out in an inning. Read More »

Youth League, Shakhtar Donetsk-Napoli 1-2: Zerbin decisivo

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Calcio d'inizio fissato alle ore 13: qui di seguito tutti i modi per seguire il match in diretta. Inizia con il piede sbagliato la Youth League di Juventus e Roma . Il primo tempo si conclude 1-0 per gli "scugnizzi" che gonfiano la rete al 42′ grazie ad una bellissima conclusione dalla distanza del classe 2000 Gianluca Gaetano, stimatissimo anche dal presidente De Laurentiis e già sotto eta' nella passata stagione con la Primavera di mister Saurini . Read More »

Giroud: Why I Decided To Stay At Arsenal After Lacazette Was Signed

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Olivier Giroud has lifted the lid on his decision to turn down a return to France this summer in order to stay on at Arsenal. "It's true I was close to leaving because I wanted to play", Giroud said, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo . "The club brought me a lot and I want to give it back, improve and win more trophies". "He has had a great evolution here and overall (his) contribution has been tremendous, and I think he has shown a very loyal spirit and has a high respect from everybody ... Read More »

English Premier League: The referees inability to be consistent

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The Senegal global apologised to Ederson on Instagram after the game but Bravo - who came on for the injured Ederson - said the clash need not have happened. "Luckily Ederson is okay". "We only want to bring it in relation to the other issues". Getting out of their group will be the top priority for Klopp's men, with Liverpool hoping to not only challenge for the title this season but also get into the latter stages of the Champions League and face the best sides in Europe. Read More »