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Sport Abandonment keeps West Indies' World Cup hopes alive
Author: 0 Abandonment keeps West Indies' World Cup hopes alive

Ireland's ODI worldwide against the West Indies at Stormont has been called off after a series of pitch inspections. "If it was a club game we would have been on the pitch in the sunshine early on", former Ireland opening batsman Jeremy Bray told RTÉ Sport.

Sport 5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
Author: 0 5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Sergio Aguero put Manchester City ahead, and then a challenge from Sadio Mane with Ederson for the ball was to prove the biggest talking point afterwards. "A year ago we were not able to win one game away". He said: "Tomorrow we play our first game in the group stage". Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo believes his players will be inspired rather than daunted by the famous atmosphere at Anfield on European nights.

Sport Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended again for positive PED test
Author: 0 Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended again for positive PED test

Cushing, who was already ruled out for the Texans' game on Thursday against the Cincinnati Bengals due to a concussion he suffered on Sunday, was previously suspended for four games in 2010 for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo set for his first game of the season

The return of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo should go a long way in easing those worries as he is available for the first time since his sending off in the Spanish Supercup. Ronaldo showed his hunger for more goals as he retrieved the ball from the net and raced back to the halfway line. The rest of the team should be a mixture of veterans in the team and new signings that are sure to make an impact on Sevilla's season overall.

Sport Visa issues complicate Day's caddie options
Author: 0 Visa issues complicate Day's caddie options

Jason Day will have a new caddie on the bag at the 2017 BMW Championship , as the Aussie has decided a change might do him good moving forward. He also concurrently existed as Day's swing coach as well, but it appears Reardon is getting a shot as his looper.

Sport India regrets criticism by UN Human Rights body on Rohingya issue
Author: 0 India regrets criticism by UN Human Rights body on Rohingya issue

There are circumstances. The second reason is, there are people inciting riots in some areas. The move comes at a time when around 3.7 lakh Rohingyas fled Myanmar Army's crackdown in Rakahine in the last two weeks and entered Bangladesh. Referring to the huge influx of Rohingyas into Bangladesh, the eminent personalities in the letter said human misery created by such massive displacement of men, women and children under the threat of death is getting worse every day.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Pogba could be out 'a few weeks'

As against what we experienced for the majority of last season, United have rediscovered their scoring touch and we are beginning to see wins of big margins and not 1-0 wins or unnecessary draws. "(Smalling and Lindelof) train really hard", Mourinho said. They train together always in the same team because I knew that they had to play this match together.

Sport Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic
Author: 0 Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic

Jones has been an ever-present this season alongside Eric Bailly as United started the season with three consecutive clean sheets. United welcome Basel to Old Trafford on Tuesday as they kick off their Champions League campaign. "We went 2-1 down and came back again", Fletcher told BT Sport . Mourinho said a draw against Stoke was a "fair result", even though he claimed only one team wanted to win.

Sport Richard Branson's Island Destroyed and Pictures Show He's Lucky to Be Alive
Author: 0 Richard Branson's Island Destroyed and Pictures Show He's Lucky to Be Alive

Responding to criticism that the Dutch and French have been far more helpful to their Caribbean territories, Johnson said that the French had asked the United Kingdom for help in the Caribbean in its efforts to help damage caused by Irma. When it first hit Florida , it was still a Category 4 hurricane. The few images trickling in, however, suggest that the destruction in Cuba is not as cataclysmic as it is on islands elsewhere in the Caribbean.

Sport Cubs announce details for potential single-game playoff tickets
Author: 0 Cubs announce details for potential single-game playoff tickets

Another step for Jake: Pitcher Jake Arrieta threw from flat ground before Tuesday night's game against the Mets. Rizzo turned himself into a motivational speaker to account for the Cubs' lost weekend, when the Brewers swept them at home to turn the National League Central back into a race.

Sport Red Sox, MLB Will Get An Early Start In 2018
Author: 0 Red Sox, MLB Will Get An Early Start In 2018

The Red Sox will open their 2018 season with three games in Tampa Bay vs. the Rays, then head to Miami for two games against the Marlins. Major League Baseball released their schedule for the 2018 season on Tuesday, which will feature the earliest season opener in the game's history (aside from games played overseas in Japan or Australia).

Sport Olympic committee announces LA choice for 2028 games
Author: 0 Olympic committee announces LA choice for 2028 games

The International Olympics Committee has officially awarded two cities with hosting summer Olympic Games - Paris in 2024 and Los Angeles in 2028. As part of the Paris presentation Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke to the International Olympic Committee members via video link.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba injury: Red Devils star substituted in Manchester United vs. Basel

That injury could force Pogba out until the next global break at the start of October, opening the door for Herrera to have a greater role to play in United's five games that take place before the final round of World Cup qualifiers. He scored in the UEFA Super Cup against Real Madrid on his competitive debut, two goals on his first start in the Premier League, and now on his first appearance in the Champions League group stage.

Sport Gli azzurri indicano la via: vittoria firmata Gaetano e Zerbin
Author: 0 Gli azzurri indicano la via: vittoria firmata Gaetano e Zerbin

Primo tempo concluso con il risultato di 1-0 per i partenopei grazie al super goal di Gaetano . Lo Shakthar ci prova, reagisce, ma resta per gli ucraini soltanto il palo preso al 20′ sullo 0-0. Prova stoica nel finale del Napoli costretto a giocare in 9 vs 11 per l'espulsione di Palmieri all'81' e di Esposito nei minuti di recuperi. Nella ripresa Basit sfiora il raddoppio in due occasioni e come la dura legge del calcio insegna, puntuale arriva il pareggio ucraino.

Sport Packers to release Ricky Jean Francois
Author: 0 Packers to release Ricky Jean Francois

Cornerback Ladarius Gunter has been cut to make room for wide receiver Geronimo Allison , who returns to the team after serving a one game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. An undrafted free agent from West Virginia, Pankey was signed by the Packers on May 5. Once it becomes official, the Packers will have an open roster spot.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo returns as Real Madrid pursue another UCL title

The Portuguese ace pushed referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea when he was sent off in the win over Barcelona last month, for which he was suspended for an extra four games. And here are the Premier League players whose wages made them the most expensive per minute played . Five-time European champion Liverpool came through the playoffs and gets a chance to avenge its loss to Sevilla in the 2016 Europa League final, which denied the English team a place in last season's Champions ...

Sport Antonio Conte delighted with
Author: 0 Antonio Conte delighted with "great performance" from Chelsea

Eden Hazard made his second substitute appearance for Chelsea of the season after his broken ankle, but Conte said it was too soon to say whether the Belgium playmaker would start on Sunday against Arsenal. It's not easy to totally change your sporting life in one week, but the answer was very good. "We have to develop these players, to try and create a good competition, a positive competition, between them".

Sport Davide Zappacosta scores a stunner for Chelsea vs. Qarabag
Author: 0 Davide Zappacosta scores a stunner for Chelsea vs. Qarabag

There could have been, it must be said, sterner tests. The players, exhausted after chasing the game for 90 minutes, took time at the whistle to applaud their small contingent of travelling supporters in driving rain. A month on and Conte's side have four successive wins. He added: "To play in the Champions League it means the coach trusts you". I trust all my players, not only with words but with facts.

Sport Manchester City's Ederson could return just days after Mane collision
Author: 0 Manchester City's Ederson could return just days after Mane collision

Six players finished their contracts last season and Yaya is the only player who we decided could stay because he is a special player. Managed by Giovanni van Bronckhorst , who knows all about the type of football Guardiola is trying to implement from his time as a Barcelona player, the Moroccan worldwide did however admit they would have to be very careful due to the ability at the Spaniard's disposal.

Sport Yaya knows why - Guardiola tight-lipped on Toure absence for Manchester City
Author: 0 Yaya knows why - Guardiola tight-lipped on Toure absence for Manchester City

I never thought it would happen but only because I am used to it to things like this. "There were lots of situations in the last few weeks that were similar", he said . "I believe that technically I still need to improve, step up in my game and I hope that the more I watch and play the games, the more able I will be to impose my style".

Sport Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract
Author: 0 Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract

Real Madrid defender Marcelo has signed a contract extension which will keep him at the club until June 2022 . He has won 17 titles with Madrid, including three Champions Leagues and four Spanish leagues. He will miss the team's next two league games against Real Sociedad and Real Betis after his appeal against the ban was rejected by the Spanish Football Federation's competition committee.

Sport Spanish Court Suspends Catalan Law on Transition to Independence
Author: 0 Spanish Court Suspends Catalan Law on Transition to Independence

Catalonia's pro-independence president Carles Puigdemont told reporters at the rally. However, this year's event had particular significance as a show of strength for the independence movement just three weeks ahead of a referendum on the issue which Madrid has declared illegal and taken steps to obstruct in the courts.

Sport The Latest Update on Tropical Storm Irma as of 5 pm Monday
Author: 0 The Latest Update on Tropical Storm Irma as of 5 pm Monday

Six deaths in Florida have been blamed on Irma, along with three in Georgia and one in SC. Officials have declared a flash flood emergency in Charleston, South Carolina. A 62-year-old man who was on his roof was killed in Worth County, which experienced wind gusts of 69 miles per hour, according to Kannetha Clem, a spokeswoman for the Worth County Sheriff's Office.

Sport Assessing The Damage From Irma In The Florida Keys 04:58 Download
Author: 0 Assessing The Damage From Irma In The Florida Keys 04:58 Download

Much of the footage shows Hurricane Irma as it flexed its muscle, with battering rains and wind gusts that were strong enough to down trees and even rip roofs off of buildings. " According to the Governor there is just a tonne of debris on the streets, we know boats were really flown in onto the roads, people can't get past it".

Sport Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles

You have to love how the Orioles announced the injury news on Twitter. Martin has struggled at times this season. Back in May , Castillo was placed on the disabled list with what was described as a "testicular injury". It is what he does behind the dish as one of the game's top receivers, working with pitchers and controlling the tempo of the game, that the organization values most.

Sport Clare Students Prepare To Receive Junior Certificate Results
Author: 0 Clare Students Prepare To Receive Junior Certificate Results

Fifty-four received 11 As and 240 got 10. "A lot of hard work went into preparing for these exams over the past few years by both students and teachers alike, and I hope that students feel accomplished and proud", she said. It's Junior Cert results day and event managers will be clamping down on underage drinking. . Family members, in particular parents, are the single strongest influence on young people's attitudes towards alcohol.

Sport Mane sent off in Liverpool rout
Author: 0 Mane sent off in Liverpool rout

He also won the man of the match award during the clash against the Gunners. Subjected to stinging criticism following Arsenal's damaging defeats against Stoke and Liverpool , it took just six minutes for Danny Welbeck to lift Wenger's gloom as the Arsenal striker headed home from Sead Kolasinac's cross.

Sport Half-time: Chelsea 2 Qarabag 0 - Freak goal puts Blues in command
Author: 0 Half-time: Chelsea 2 Qarabag 0 - Freak goal puts Blues in command

Chelsea took little time to get reacquainted with the Champions League in their first game in the competition in 18 months, with Pedro firing a first-time shot in from the edge of the D. The Blues - making their return to European competition having failed to qualify last season - rested several first-team players for the visit of the Azerbaijani champions, but still won easily.

Author: 0 Liverpool to appeal Mane's three-match ban

Mane was given a straight red card in Liverpool's crucial Premier League game against Manchester City when the former Southampton attacker caught City keeper Ederson with a high boot after both players attempted to chase after a high ball.