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Sport Lewandowski keen on Real Madrid switch
Author: 0 Lewandowski keen on Real Madrid switch

In the end though, of course, Isco was feted for his role in Madrid's Champions League and La Liga double last season and a new bumper deal was agreed with Madrid in September, tying him to the club until 2022. He continued: "They have not bought big and thought that with the young players they can compensate for that". They have much more experience than Paris Saint-Germain.

Sport NBA Trade Grades: Knicks add Emmanuel Mudiay in 3-team deal
Author: 0 NBA Trade Grades: Knicks add Emmanuel Mudiay in 3-team deal

In the end, the Knicks will receive Mudiay, the Nuggets Devin Harris and a future second-round pick from the Knicks, while the Mavericks get a Nuggets second rounder and Doug McDermott from NY. The thirteenth year guard figures to bring valuable leadership and playoff experience, something that generally lacks with a youthful Denver Nuggets roster.

Sport Nike Releases England 2018 World Cup Kit
Author: 0 Nike Releases England 2018 World Cup Kit

The kits had some similarities with the jerseys Nigeria wore at their World Cup debut in 1994 in the United States of America. The 2018 offering is a white home strip with blue shorts, red with white shorts for away fixtures and a training kit.

Sport Wayne Rooney: Salah takes Liverpool to the next level
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney: Salah takes Liverpool to the next level

Rooney played alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez, an attack that often proved irrepressible for opposition defences. Rooney made the comments while appearing on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football , as Chelsea were defeated 4-1 by Watford at Vicarage Road.

Sport India's glory run, and the success of Under-19 World Cup
Author: 0 India's glory run, and the success of Under-19 World Cup

In the first media interaction at home after the win, Dravid added, "We had some loose curfews, sometimes they followed it". One might remember that Dravid was at the centre of a conflict of interest issue at the start of his tenure as the India U-19 and India A coach, as he had an Indian Premier League (IPL) coaching contract with the Delhi Daredevils.

Sport Gary Woodland keeps his cool to claim Phoenix Open title
Author: 0 Gary Woodland keeps his cool to claim Phoenix Open title

The fix was more mental than mechanical, Woodland said, and it's clearly working. He was excited where his game was going, especially with the putter , as Woodland ranked eighth in strokes gained: putting entering Phoenix . Alas, Mickelson simply ran out of holes. And so Woodland and Reavie headed back to the 18th tee. Woodland also won in 2011 at Innisbrook and in 2013 in Nevada.

Sport NZ medal-less, Fiji triumph at inaugural Hamilton 7's
Author: 0 NZ medal-less, Fiji triumph at inaugural Hamilton 7's

Alosio Sovita Naduva scored three tries as rallied from 17-5 down at halftime to beat 24-17 Sunday in the final of the leg of the Rugby Sevens World Series. New Zealand's Sam Dickson was on the score sheet against Fiji. However, it was Argentina who had a 7-5 lead at the break with a converted try a minute before half-time.

Sport Manchester City's Pep Guardiola in no mood to concede title
Author: 0 Manchester City's Pep Guardiola in no mood to concede title

That's because Johann-Berg Gudmundsson popped up with a clinical equaliser in the last 10 minutes to snatch a point for the battling Clarets. Sterling was then hauled minutes later for the young Braham Diaz, but speaking after the game, Guardiola insisted that had nothing to do with the miss.

Sport Pistons C Drummond replaces Wall in NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Pistons C Drummond replaces Wall in NBA All-Star Game

He removed himself from the game immediately in the first quarter, received an X-ray, and was transported by auto back to Cleveland from Detroit after talking to his teammates at halftime, per ESPN's Dave McMenamin . "I told him after the game that's the best I've seen him play", Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said. "He was aggressive on both ends, and while no one stops LeBron , he did a very good job against him".

Sport CCES Commends the IPC Decision to Maintain Russian Suspension
Author: 0 CCES Commends the IPC Decision to Maintain Russian Suspension

Russian Federation was suspended by the IPC in August 2016 following revelations of widespread state-sponsored doping uncovered in a report by Richard McLaren on behalf of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). There will be also no Russian flag permitted at any venue during the Paralympics. Under the sport rules for Para ice hockey, a Neutral Paralympic Athlete (NPA) team could not be considered as Russian Federation had missed the opportunity to qualify.

Sport Mike Fisher is returning to the Nashville Predators six months after retiring
Author: 0 Mike Fisher is returning to the Nashville Predators six months after retiring

Mike Fisher is returning to the Nashville Predators . She's recorded a new opening for Sunday's Super Bowl, featuring her new song, "The Champion". Now he's back with a rested - though far from game shape - body. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette praised Fisher's return to the club, as his presence is expected not only to help the team in a battle toward the playoffs , but to boost overall morale for the club.

Sport Wizards star John Wall to have arthroscopic knee surgery
Author: 0 Wizards star John Wall to have arthroscopic knee surgery

A five-time NBA All-Star, Wall has lived up to the hype after being drafted first-overall by the Wizards in 2010. Love played only 4:41 on Tuesday night and went scoreless. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be responsible for choosing Wall's replacement in the game. The Wizards are much better in nearly every category imaginable with John Wall on the court, but most of these statistical changes won't be enough to make them go 5-15 in their next 20 games.

Sport Aldredge's 30 points paces Spurs past Nuggets
Author: 0 Aldredge's 30 points paces Spurs past Nuggets

Kyle Anderson also had a big night finishing with 18 points, a regular season career-high. The Celtics need to be reminded of what it is like to play a full game well, and doing that against these opponents should mean big victories in both games.

Sport Carson Wentz hopeful he will be ready for Week 1
Author: 0 Carson Wentz hopeful he will be ready for Week 1

He said that in addition to tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, he also tore the lateral collateral ligament. Despite the ordeal, Wentz said he has no intentions of changing his playing style. Wentz is understandably "thrilled" for his fill-in Nick Foles , who has performed admirably in leading the Eagles to the Super Bowl . "That starts with ownership and on down".

Sport Harry Kane rescues draw for Spurs against Newport County
Author: 0 Harry Kane rescues draw for Spurs against Newport County

Wanyama blasted wildly over from distance and Spurs made their final change, bringing on Ben Davies and taking off Mousa Dembele, and Davies soon fired in a unsafe cross that was scrambled behind for a corner after 82 minutes. 82' - GOAL! Newport 1-1 Tottenham (Kane): Spurs have the equaliser, and who else but Harry Kane who nets his 30th goal of the season. Kane has scored in four consecutive games for Spurs in all competitions, his best run since November 2016.

Sport Gronkowski at Patriots practice after concussion protocol
Author: 0 Gronkowski at Patriots practice after concussion protocol

The Patriots went on to win the game 24-20, but Gronkowski is still in concussion protocol and is not yet cleared to practice this week for the Super Bowl next Sunday. He hasn't practiced yet since the AFC title game with an ankle injury. New England will practice on Sunday before departing for Minnesota on Monday.

Sport England into Cup quarter-finals at Sydney 7s
Author: 0 England into Cup quarter-finals at Sydney 7s

And Olympic champions Fiji put on a second-half masterclass to beat Samoa 31-5 in a five-try performance that brought the crowd to life. Charlotte Caslick continued her brilliant tournament when she slid through a gap to score Australia's first on the minute mark.

Sport Kristaps Porzingis voted to 2018 NBA All-Star Game
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis voted to 2018 NBA All-Star Game

On the west Kevin Durant , Anthony Davis , DeMarcus Cousins and James Harden all get nods as well. The Knicks big man has been selected as a reserve to the NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Tuesday. Horford, a five-time All-Star, has been a rock for a Celtics team that sits atop the Eastern Conference standings and has for weeks during a season that saw them lose prized free agent acquisition Gordon Hayward for the season just minutes into the season opener.

Sport Abbas to ask European Union to recognise Palestinian state
Author: 0 Abbas to ask European Union to recognise Palestinian state

In Brussels , the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini assured Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at a meeting that the European Union supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has refused a meeting with Mr Pence. Ayman Odeh, an Israeli-Arab member of the Knesset, said it was "a strong and legitimate protest against the [President] Trump-Netanyahu regime, against an extreme right that glorifies ...

Sport Team India hints at recalling Rahane for Jo'burg Test
Author: 0 Team India hints at recalling Rahane for Jo'burg Test

India probably lost the series courtesy few freakish run-outs in the second Test at Centurion. "As it is the conditions are tough, so if you are run out on top of that it hurts, there's no doubt about that", Shastri said. Simply put, there was contest between bat and ball, and the players were asked to grind it out as well as think outside the box in how they adapted to the "foreign" conditions.

Sport Las Vegas shooting report explores gunman's mental health
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting report explores gunman's mental health

Paddock did reserve one of the adjacent suites he rented in Danley's name, used Danley's player card while gambling at the casino, and parked a auto with a valet under Danley's name. Federal Bureau of Investigation officials could not immediately be reached for comment. Metro Police, in an unprecedented decision, released a preliminary report of the investigation, beginning from the days leading up to the shooting and a brief overview of Paddock, his online search history, which included ...

Sport Rory McIlroy is back and looks to be in Masters form already
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy is back and looks to be in Masters form already

McIlroy duly outscored Johnson by three and while Fleetwood - whose star continues to soar - carded 66, the four-times Major victor has been given sufficient evidence to believe he can overturn that deficit over the next 54 holes. "Young prodigy Matt Fitzpatrick delivered on day three, as he posted the Championship's lowest score of the week". That bogey on the sixth was the Wicklow man's only dropped shot in his first 36 holes and leaves him tied for ninth and six shots behind leader ...

Sport Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving's All-Star presence missed in loss to 76ers
Author: 0 Boston Celtics: Kyrie Irving's All-Star presence missed in loss to 76ers

Embiid thanked the fans on Twitter for their support. Harden first time this season failed to score at least 20 points, converting only 3 of 15 shots from the game. "She denied me back then, so go with her again?" After the starting teams were announced, it was revealed that the fans and media, who carry 50 and 25 percent of the vote respectively , were what put Embiid on the team over New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis.

Sport Will Ferrell interviews Federer after Aus Open win
Author: 0 Will Ferrell interviews Federer after Aus Open win

For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . Temperatures are expected to cool by the time Federer returns to action in the third round this weekend. "It was a bit of both in the end, but he played a good match". That was over very quickly but Monfils roused himself in the fourth before Djokovic finally clinched victory on his fourth match point.

Sport South African Jiveshan Pillay dismissed obstructing the field against West Indies
Author: 0 South African Jiveshan Pillay dismissed obstructing the field against West Indies

Soon after, the match took a turn when Pillay (47) was dismissed for obstructing the field after picking up the ball and passing it to the keeper when it had stopped beside the stumps off an inside edge. His tweet read, "This is a absolute joke...not in the spirit of the game.I have done this nearly a 100 times". Bishop, who is a commentator for host broadcaster, said: "The batsman isn't trying to gain an advantage".

Sport Gael Monfils seeking first ever win over Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Gael Monfils seeking first ever win over Novak Djokovic

The five-time major victor got vocal support from fans during and after her opening match. "Well I did have various emotions, mostly good ones: excitement, joy, gratitude for being able to have an opportunity to compete", Djokovic said Tuesday.

Sport Weather Report 16-17 Jan: *Second Warning issued
Author: 0 Weather Report 16-17 Jan: *Second Warning issued

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice across Northern Ireland on Monday, 15 January, until Tuesday, 16 January. The wind warning covers England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and part of Scotland . Around this proper low, will be heavy rain and the likelihood of heavy snowfall on the leading edge which will head over the Pennines into Scotland. Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent and possibly heavy snow develops ...

Sport Packers expected to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Packers expected to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly hired Indianapolis Colts offensive line coach and assistant head coach Joe Philbin as their new offensive coordinator. Vic Fangio , the Bears' defensive coordinator the last three seasons, had been in the running. Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine watches from the sidelines during the first half against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 6, 2015.

Sport Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead to 12 points
Author: 0 Man United beats Stoke 3-0, reduces City's lead to 12 points

This might have given United some hope in the title race as Manchester City drops three vital points on the road despite their attempts to get themselves back into the game thus reducing the deficit to 4-3 at the closing stages. But seven minutes before the interval, United's French winger Martial made it 2-0 with a sweet first-time finish after being set up by Paul Pogba .

Sport Jurgen Klopp answers questions on Liverpool replacing Philippe Coutinho
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp answers questions on Liverpool replacing Philippe Coutinho

Do I think I can use him still and help us? We had a lot of talks about different things, how we can do this or that, but if somebody denies things like that then it is clear the decision is done. And I'm not. "I know the club tried everything to convince Phil to stay here and carry on together with us." Philippe Coutinho is a world class player but if he's not 100%, he's not that global class, Premier League class, you lose the grip.

Author: 0 More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal

It means Madrid - fourth in the table - have only won once in their past five games. They also led Celta Vigo at half-time in their early January league game, only to drop two points after the interval and it was a second-half collapse that saw them lose 3-0 at home to Barcelona in El Clasico's most recent instalment.

Sport Ryan Giggs will be the new Wales manager
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs will be the new Wales manager

Giggs was interviewed for the Wales job last week, as was his former worldwide team-mate Craig Bellamy and Osian Roberts, who was Chris Coleman's former assistant and the FAW's technical director. Wales need a new man to attempt to lead them to Euro 2020 after missing out on the World Cup . " Ryan Giggs was always intelligent, always inquisitive, not a shouter but someone who would be well-respected".

Sport Balague: Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores gives Stoke deadline
Author: 0 Balague: Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores gives Stoke deadline

The Ireland manager also met with Stoke officials this week and appeared to be the front runner for the role, in a deal that would also see assistant Roy Keane move with him, before Sanchez Flores jumped ahead of him in the reckoning. "We feel happy. We are in a happy place and we don't want to break that up". Martin O'Neill is the frontrunner to take over at the bet365 Stadium, with Stoke travelling to Manchester United on Tuesday (AEDT).

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