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Eclipse 2017: What you need to know

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Eclipses will happen again - and one will be visible on the continental U.S.in just seven years. On that date, a total solar eclipse will plunge vast swathes of the country into an unnatural darkness lasting for nearly 2 minutes. For those experiencing the total solar eclipse, it would be best if you do not blink because the eclipse will not last long. Due to the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation, gazers should wear eye protection. Read More »

Olivier Giroud wants to continue 'good journey' at Arsenal

A sizeable list of suitors has emerged including West Ham United and Crystal Palace of the Premier League, as well as Lyon and Marseille in his native France. Goals - Despite his lack of opportunities, Giroud still scored 12 goals, which saw his strike rate per 90 minutes rise from 0.59 to 0.89. Appearances - The France global played in 29 games but completed only four last term, after being the only Arsenal player to feature in all 38 games during the previous campaign. Read More »

West Indies recall Chris Gayle for T20 game against India

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The left-hander is the highest run-maker for the Windies in the T20 format with 1,519 runs (average 35.32, strike rate 145.49), including two centuries. He has not played for his country in the longest format of the game since 2015. After helping his side win the tournament for the record second time, the burly and explosive batsman had indicated that he might have played his last match for West Indies, as the issues between the players and the formerly-named West Indies Cricket Board (now ... Read More »

Ekta Bisht's Father Sold Tea to Realise Daughter's Dreams

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Ekta scaled a five-wicket haul to dent Pakistan's batting. The whole nation on Sunday celebrated the outstanding victory of the Indian women cricket team in the ICC Women's World Cup against Pakistan . "Our finances improved after she was selected for the cricket team as sponsors started pouring in". Bisht first picked up a bat and ball at the age of six, playing with the boys in her locality, a drill that drew audiences, she being the only girl in the group. Read More »

Chapecoense sack coach Mancini

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Nearly all of Chapecoense's senior players and coaching staff died after their plane crashed near Medellin in Colombia. Sao Paulo sacked coach Rogerio Ceni, the goalscoring keeper who was a hero to the club's fans, after just seven months in charge. Read More »

Wanderers sign La Liga striker Riera as marquee

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Riera came through Barcelona's famed La Masia youth academy and is a former teammate of the likes of Messi, Gerrard Piqué and Cesc Fàbregas. Riera also has experience of playing outside of Spain already, having featured for Wigan Athletic for one season in 2014/15. Read More »

Thunder agrees to deal with Patrick Patterson

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Patterson, who started his National Basketball Association career in 2010 with the Houston Rockets , has averaged 7.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in seven seasons. As the dominoes began to fall, outside of a odd trade that sent Pacers star Paul George to the Thunder, Oklahoma City has been quite in terms of free agency. Read More »

Nets sign Otto Porter to $106 million offer sheet

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Hours before the deal was reportedly consummated, the Utah Jazz set a meeting with Porter in an effort to replace the now-departed Gordon Hayward , but the Nets swooped in with the hopes of preventing that conversation from taking place. Read More »

Ginter-Wechsel perfekt! Weltmeister und Confed-Cup-Sieger kommt nach Gladbach

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Und an den Borussia-Park hat er ebenfalls gute Erinnerungen: "Die Stimmung dort ist sensationell", schwärmte Ginter. "Alles hat für Borussia gesprochen". Trainer Dieter Hecking erklärte, der Abwehrspieler habe sofort ganz, ganz oben auf der Liste gestanden - und das schon seit einiger Zeit. Und dennoch hielt sich das Bestreben der Dortmunder, den vertraglich bis 2019 gebundenen Profi zu halten, in Grenzen. Read More »

Kovalchuk will return to KHL

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The former New Jersey Devils winger and $100 million man had been talked up as a potential trade acquisition this offseason, with Devils general manager Ray Shero denying reports out of Russian Federation that Kovalchuk valued staying in the Kontinental Hockey League over a return to the NHL . Read More »

Auld Mug on way back to New Zealand

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Team New Zealand's unbelievable win against Team USA - a squad run by a syndicate backed by one of the world's richest men - coincides with a major sporting week at home as the All Blacks and the British and Irish Lions prepare to face off for the third and final test at the weekend. Read More »

Miami Heat Waive Chris Bosh; Retire Jersey

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No doubt Bosh will continue to make his way back onto the court as an National Basketball Association player. It also means that while Bosh's career isn't necessarily over, the CBA-mandated hoops he'll have to jump through to gain readmission to the league make it extremely unlikely that he suits up to play in the National Basketball Association ever again. Read More »

Braves activate Freeman, move him to 3B

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But the Braves opted to further expedite the return of the slugger, who has been sidelined since fracturing his left wrist on May 17. Freeman has played his entire major league career at first base, but he has been working at third base in his rehab to allow Matt Adams to play first base. Read More »

Ian Poulter delights local Woburn fans by securing place at The Open

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And the Ryder Cup hero gave his fellow members and fans plenty to cheer as he posted a 70 and a 68 to reach six-under and so collect one of the three spots on offer in the 72-man field. "It means I will now play five Opens in a row". I played the French, I'm playing the Irish, Scottish, The Open and the Canadian Open. " I would say Birkdale is my favourite Open venue because of 2008 and I'm looking forward to competing there". Read More »

Pepe: Portugal defender joins Besiktas from Real Madrid

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Former Real Madrid defender Pepe is set to complete a move to Besiktas as he sent a message to the Turkish club's fans on Tuesday. Pepe reportedly had a medical at Paris St-Germain before opting for Besiktas . He was a part of the Portugal side that finished third in this summer's Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. Pepe spent 10 years at Real, winning three La Liga titles and three Champions League winners' medals but injuries saw him make 18 appearances in all competitions ... Read More »

Lacazette set to seal £44m Arsenal move after passing medical

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The France global was the second highest scorer in Ligue 1 last season with 28 goals in 30 games. His league tally last season was bettered by only Paris St-Germain's Edinson Cavani, with 35. The Gunners have already snapped up left-back Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer from Schalke. But it has taken a club-record transfer fee to do so, with reports of 53 million euros being quoted along with various add-ons. Read More »

Timberwolves' Patton undergoes foot surgery

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He broke the fifth metatarsal on his left foot and underwent surgery to fix the injury. He will not play for the Wolves' Las Vegas summer-league team, which began practices Tuesday in Minneapolis and plays its first game in Las Vegas on Saturday. Read More »

More Clips for Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Arrive

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Speaking to The Sun , the 29-year-old said that she would love to pick up a prestigious Academy Award, as she continues to move into the world of acting. She waits for you to do something with her. The "Work" singer revealed that she's got lofty goals for her budding acting career, and hopes that one day she'll join the ranks of fellow singers-turned-actresses Cher and Jennifer Hudson and nab herself an Oscar. Read More »

Google celebrates 140 years of Wimbledon Championship with three Doodles

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The doodle, designed in Wimbledon's traditional colors of purple and green, is an animated gif of two white rackets, the dress code, hitting a ball back and forth. British champ Andy Murray will be defending his title in the men's singles tournament, but last year's victor of the women's title Serena Williams will not be on court this summer, as she is now pregnant. Read More »

"Bored" Tomic has lost interest in tennis

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To me, everything is the same. "To me, this is one of the biggest tournaments in the world that I have done really well in my career and, yeah, I just couldn't find anything", he said. "A few of us have played some tough players", the 21-year-old said. Australia has endured its equal-worst Wimbledon men's campaign since World War II. Read More »

Ex-Oilers forward Nail Yakupov signs with Colorado Avalanche

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The Colorado Avalanche have signed 2012 first-overall pick Nail Yakupov . Yakupov was scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer until the St. Yakupov, the top pick circa 2012, was the Oilers' third-consecutive No. 1 overall selection after Taylor Hall was chosen in 2010 and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins the following year. Read More »