• England football coach Allardyce calls up Antonio for World Cup qualifier

    England football coach Allardyce calls up Antonio for World Cup qualifier

    Antonio was the surprise inclusion in Allardyce's first squad and the only new face reporting for England duty this week. Marcus Rashford also missed out, instead selected for the under-21 squad against Norway, even though the 18-year-old striker featured for England at Euro 2016 and scored Manchester United's injury-time victor against Hull City on Saturday.

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  • Rooney retains England captaincy under Allardyce

    Rooney retains England captaincy under Allardyce

    Sam Allardyce has explained Michail Antonio's "attacking flair" convinced him to include the West Ham winger in his England squad. On what things he and his coaching staff had looked at when selecting players, Allardyce said: "We've looked at all avenues, what sort of pre-season they've had, what happened last season, this season, look at balance of the squad".

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  • England coach Allardyce explains snubbing Everton midfielder Ross Barkley

    Wayne Rooney's midfield experiment with England is over, with the Manchester United captain set to revert to playing as a deep-lying forward for the national team under new coach Sam Allardyce. "We've examined that game, we've watched that match but we've really focused on the games they've played at home and I think that their tactics will be different when we play them in Slovakia", he said.

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  • Rio Olympics 2016: Carolina Marin beats PV Sindhu in badminton final

    Rio Olympics 2016: Carolina Marin beats PV Sindhu in badminton final

    Ramana watched the action live on television along with his wife, friends and other players at Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy here. Sindhu did not have her phone during the last three months. "My best wishes are with you for all future endeavours". She has done us proud. Magical Sindhu united a cricket-loving nation to cheer for badminton with her battle for gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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  • Simone Biles will carry USA flag at closing ceremony

    Biles made her Olympic debut in Rio, winning team gold and individual titles in women's all-around, vault and floor exercise, along with a bronze on balance beam. For her part, Biles said,"Every single day that I've had here has been like a dream come true and it just keeps on getting better". None other than Bela and Martha Karolyi, Retton and Aimee Boorman, Biles' longtime coach, think the case is clear.

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  • Rivera comments on Broncos' quarterback choice

    Siemian was a seventh-round draft pick from Northwestern in 2015. Veteran Mark Sanchez had some bright moments in practice and preseason games, but continued to be plagued by giveaways, and his three turnovers in approximately two quarters of preseason play did nothing to show that his career issues would be any different in Denver.

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  • Trump Campaign Releases New Ad on Economy

    Trump Campaign Releases New Ad on Economy

    Ha ha. Just a little joke. But Trump's tweet late Sunday made clear that the event is back on. "I don't think it's a softening", he told CNN. Anyway, maybe there's nothing to this. But with Labor Day fast approaching, time is running out - and Trump, in particular, will need to grow his support among Latino voters, particularly in states like Florida where they will be most influential.

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  • Could More NFL Players Join Colin Kaepernick's Protest?

    I mean, people are dying in vain because this country is not holding its end of the bargain up as far as giving freedom and justice and liberty to everybody". Kaepernick plunged himself into the center of a highly charged national debate over the treatment of blacks and minorities in the United States, by refusing to stand for the anthem in a least two preseason games, the latest before the 49ers' loss to Green Bay Friday night.

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  • La Recopa se define en Buenos Aires

    Luego del resultado con marcador en blanco en el partido de ida disputado la semana pasada en Bogotá, River encontró rápidamente la diferencia en el minuto 3. Pero el descuento de Independiente Santa Fe , con una combinación de dos cabezazos, primero de Humberto Osorio para luego definir Salaberry , hizo reaccionar a ambos equipos, en especial a River , que temió que el bicampeonato se le escurriera de las manos y lo obligó a recuperar la iniciativa.

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  • Wenger confirms £52m double for Arsenal

    The Gunners have struggled in their first two official games of the season, losing 4-3 at home to Liverpool and managing only a goalless draw away at Leicester City. Not a lot has happened. It looks like when you come out with an English passport that you are hit with prices that are very hard to understand compared to the quality of the players.

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  • Beyonce makes powerful statement against violence at VMAs

    Last week, Drake gave Rihanna her own billboard as his means of congratulating her for the prestigious award, and last night, he took his devotion even further by effusively singing her praises and proclaiming his love for her. " Drake thought she looked so spectacular in her evening gown and wanted to call her Mrs". Rihanna thanked her family, friends and hometown of Saint Michael in Barbados for helping her succeed throughout her 11-year-career.

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  • Beyonce reigns supreme at MTV Video Music Awards in NY

    Beyonce reigns supreme at MTV Video Music Awards in NY

    Drake, who took home a VMA for Best Hip-Hop Video, had previously surprised Rihanna with an actual billboard congratulating her on the award. "The first time I met Robyn Fenty [Rihanna] was in 2005", he said. Beyonce's top-notch performance starkly contrasted with that of Spears, who returned to the VMA stage after 10 years. Not only did she lip sync, in typical fashion, but she did so badly.

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  • "El Ruso" Zielinski se convirtió en el nuevo DT de Racing

    A Claudio Ubeda , técnico interino, Blanco ya le comunicó, este lunes por la mañana en la cancha auxiliar, que volverá a trabajar en la Reserva, y le agradeció por la mano que le dio al equipo. Zielinski llega acompañado por Rubén " Bicho " Flotta como ayudante de campo y el preparador físico Alfonso Meoni . El debut de Zielinski en el banco de la "Academia" será el fin de semana del 10 de septiembre ante San Martín de San Juan, en condición de visitante .

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  • Sergio Agüero no jugará con Argentina en partido contra Venezuela por lesión

    Sergio Agüero no jugará con Argentina en partido contra Venezuela por lesión

    Ya con el arribo de Messi , el " Patón " intentará probar en las canchas del predio de Ezeiza la idea que tiene en mente y adelantó en distintas entrevistas. Hubo primera vez, pero no hubo confirmaciones. "El jugador viaja a Argentina para incorporarse con su selección, y la evolución de las molestias marcará su disponibilidad para disputar los partidos programados", indicó el Barsa en referencia a su astro, quien tras perder la final de la Copa América del Centenario había anunciado ...

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  • Turkey condemns 'disproportionate' Israeli attacks on Gaza strip

    Palestinian medical officials said four people were wounded in the strikes, which came after a rocket was sacked from Gaza into the city of Sderot without causing any injuries. A fringe Salafist group, possibly linked to Islamic State, was believed to be responsible, but Israel blamed Hamas, which controls Gaza. "We condemn the aforementioned disproportionate attacks", read a statement issued by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on August 22.

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  • Con Neymar a la cabeza, la selección brasileña arribó a Quito

    La mayor parte del equipo brasileño, 17 jugadores, llegó el domingo a Quito , entre ellos el técnico Tite y Neymar Junior. La costumbre de los entrenadores brasileños, era que sus equipos lleguen a Quito la noche antes del partido contra Ecuador , para evitar los efectos fisiológicos que causa la altura, en personas no adaptados a ese entorno.

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  • QB Siemian starts for Broncos Saturday night

    Interestingly, Kubiak said he wasn't yet ready to announce who the second quarterback to play against the Los Angeles Rams this Saturday will be. Blaine Gabbert got the start and went 6 for 9 for 69 yards before being relieved by rookie Jeff Driskel, a sixth-round pick from Louisiana Tech.

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  • Radwanska wins Connecticut Open

    Radwanska wins Connecticut Open

    The top seed and world number four Radwanska claimed her second title of 2016 and the 19th of her WTA Tour. "Thank you so much for giving me that wild card", Radwanska laughed during her winner's speech . Svitolina said it was a disappointing first set, but an otherwise encouraging week. Svitolina is a 21-year-old rising talent from the Ukraine. "A great week for me", Radwanska told the Hartford Courant.

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  • Radwanska tunes up for US Open with Connecticut victory

    Radwanska tunes up for US Open with Connecticut victory

    The Polish star didn't drop a set during the tournament, her 19th WTA championship. Radwanska rattled through the first set in less than 30 minutes as Svitolina struggled on serve. The tournament was a confidence booster for Radwanska heading into the U.S. Open, which begins Monday. "First of all, I'd like to congratulate Elina for such a great week", Radwanska said.

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  • Arsenal hero Henry: Something died at Man City

    Sterling struggled to have an impact in his first season at City, but already has two goals and an assist in the league this campaign. A blistering start - underpinned by the attacking triumvirate of Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Nolito - yielded a slick goal finished off by Sterling.

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  • Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

    Larson takes advantage of late restart for first Cup victory

    Another problem for Larson has been finding the needed endurance to win 400-mile or 500-mile events on the big tracks and 500-lap races on the short ovals. "Kyle and everybody knew it was a matter of win". But you know that we've been second plenty of times. I've developed a great relationship with Kyle.

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  • McGregor beats Diaz in UFC 202 bloodbath

    Diaz landed 271 total strikes compared with 190 for McGregor. As the biggest star UFC has ever had, McGregor has plenty of options, and he'll likely get whatever fight he wants. "I thought I won that fight". I felt 3-2 [in rounds] was a fair result. McGregor exacted revenge for a loss at UFC 196. Both McGregor and Diaz had their moments through the intense 25-minute war which left both fighters a bloody mess and had fight fans asking for a trilogy.

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  • Mondesi keys big inning, Royals top Red Sox

    Mondesi keys big inning, Royals top Red Sox

    David Ortiz hit his 534th career homer, a solo shot, for the Red Sox, tying Jimmie Foxx for 18th on the career list. Rodriguez pitched 4.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering zero runs, striking out seven and walking two in a 5-3 win over the Orioles.

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  • Monfils stars in US Open's Day 1 blooper reel

    Monfils stars in US Open's Day 1 blooper reel

    Scarily for Monfils, the clock came crashing down, very almost crushing the Frenchman's leg. Monfils, who has never made it past the quarter-finals in the competition, eased through with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (5) victory. "Could have fallen on my ankle or calf and could be more than that". Monfils next takes on the victor of qualifier Jan Satral and wildcard Mackenzie McDonald.

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  • Simone Biles and Aly Raisman Comment About the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Simone Biles and Aly Raisman Comment About the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Though we are literally no experts. No, not the gold medals, we mean the kiss from actor Zac Efron. The young woman of 19 years has got a kiss from her crush, the actor Zac Efron . Clair about why Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman, a Chicago native, work well together. But how good is she, really , and does Adria Biles train at the same gym as Simone ? She posted a third place finish on the beam.

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  • Serena pain-free for US Open, says coach Mouratoglou

    And her compatriot, Flavia Penneta, took the world by storm by emerging the eventual Champion in an all Italian duel. The prestigious Grand Slam event is the last of four majors held each year. They arrive in NY, however, in very different veins of form, Murray on a high after winning Wimbledon and an Olympic gold medal, while Djokovic is struggling for fitness and confidence following early exits in both tournaments.

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  • Rashford's time will come for United — Rooney

    Rashford's time will come for United — Rooney

    The Portuguese later admitted that he isn't bothered by Rashford's England demotion, rather he is happy that the forward won't simply warm the Three Lions' bench. MF Sam Clucas, 8 - Continues to make light of the fact this is a Premier League introduction and thrived in the chance to rub shoulders with Paul Pogba .

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