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Chelsea's N'Golo Kante: 'Special' to make Champions League debut

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He played a really fantastic game. Kante played his first Champions League game on Tuesday as Chelsea, after a year away from the competition, opened their campaign with a 6-0 hammering of Azerbaijan outsiders Qarabag. N'GOLO KANTE is dreaming of an even better partnership with Danny Drinkwater at Chelsea than the duo's tittle-winning heroics at Leicester. I think now he is very good with the ball. Read More »

17 national anti-doping agencies call for Russian Federation ban

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The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will take place in a country with a limited winter sports tradition and far from the core markets of Europe and North America - making local attendance crucial to ensuring grandstands are full. "So I don't see any big problem for the Pyeongchang Olympics". Russian track and field athletes were barred from last year's Rio Olympics and from the World Championships in Athletics in London last month. Read More »

Nike's 'NBA Connected' jerseys tap into the game with NFC tags

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The latter conceit also follows in Milwaukee's Statement Edition uniform, where the team's powerful new Buck logo is front and center. Also, next season, the NBA is eliminating the traditional home and away uniforms in favor of what they call the Association and Icon editions. Read More »

Sindhu storms into Korea Open final

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The Indian then started moving freely across the court, making Bingjiao hit wide by using her long drives. The world number four then couldn't keep the pace in 2nd set after a 13-8 lead she gave away the game 21-18 as the Japanese pulled off a stunning comeback forcing Sindhu to make errors. Read More »

Arsenal plan Ramsey, Welbeck talks

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There were reports in the German media earlier this week claiming that talks between Arsenal and Ozil had broken down about a new contract. As you might have heard, once or twice or perhaps a few more times, Arsenal FC star Mesut Ozil is out of contract this summer. Read More »

Jerry Sandusky's son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations

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Both victims say Sandusky tried to use different excuses to try to get them to participate, saying at one point that he "had studied medicine" and another time that he believed that Victim No. Jeffrey Sandusky's plea deal comes a week before his trial was slated to begin on the charges, and almost six years after his father was arrested in a child molestation case. Read More »

France favorite to reach Davis Cup final despite poor form

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He has won all three rubbers he has played in, and come out of each tie looking refreshed and at the top of his game. Highlighting the matchup, top-ranked Australian Nick Kyrgios will face Belgium's David Goffin after defeating him at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, last month. Read More »

Gennady Golovkin Vs. Canelo Alvarez: 5 Things To Know

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The middleweight champion holds four different titles at the moment and is a flawless 37-0 as a professional boxer, and broke the boxing record for consecutive knockouts with 23 in a row in 2016. "I am the champion and I bring all my belts", Golovkin said. I'm absolutely confident, we will deliver it. "I want to box for five years more - maybe until 40", he said. Read More »

Current account deficit increases to 2.4% of GDP in first quarter: RBI

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India's current account deficit (CAD) for the fourth quarter of last fiscal (January-March'2015) narrowed sharply to $1.3 billion on the back of contraction in trade. However, other key export items such as engineering goods (20%), chemicals (32.4%) and pharmaceuticals (4.21%) registered positive growth. Non-petroleum and non-jewellery exports in August 2017 were valued at $17.74 billion against $15.50 billion in August 2016, an increase of 14.47 per cent. Read More »

Europa League: UEFA charge Arsenal, Cologne over crowd trouble

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Sometimes you wonder whether Arsene Wenger genuinely knows his squad at all , as some of his tactical decisions against Cologne were truly baffling. Four arrests were made as the Metropolitan Police said that additional officers had been deployed to the area following the unrest. "They should certainly make an inquiry to find out what happened, for sure". Read More »

Panthers get ready to host Bills

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McDermott says he is familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of the Panthers. "It's amusing", Rivera said as he looked ahead to Sunday's home opener against the Buffalo Bills . "Hmm. That's a good question", Dareus said. "If you line Christian up over here and only do one thing with him, well then they'll know". Kawann Short played the most snaps on the Carolina D-line the last two seasons, but only ranked 24th (2016) and 34th (2015) in the league, according to Pro Football Focus. Read More »

Bradford expected to play Sunday for Vikings despite knee injury

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Asked if Bradford would play against the Steelers, head coach Mike Zimmer said, " I anticipate that he will, yes". "I don't know, we'll have to see", Zimmer responded, then quickly added "I antcipate he will, yes". Bradford opened the season in spectacular fashion, completing 27 of 32 passes for 346 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in the Vikings' 29-19 season-opening win over the Saints. Read More »

Ryan Shazier Reportedly Fined $25000 for Hit on DeShone Kizer

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The Ravens failed to make the postseason for the second year in a row. The Browns, along with Dallas, allowed the fewest rushing yards in Week 1. Shazier claims that he will appeal the fine because he didn't know that Kizer was going to slide before he hit the rookie quarterback. Read More »

John Lackey and Willson Contreras get tossed

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The Cubs have 16 games left, and 11 are against either the Cardinals or Brewers, the two teams that enter Friday three games behind them in the NL Central standings. After Bryant singled and and Anthony Rizzo walked, Alex Avila singled in the tying run. He was 1-for-2 with a strikeout before getting tossed. The game looked like trouble until, Kris Bryant hit an opposite-field home run tying the game, after that, the Cubs put up 8 runs and won the game. Read More »

Antonio Conte Urges His Players To Remain Disciplined Against Arsenal

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Chelsea lost both the FA Cup final and Community Shield against Arsenal , despite having an impressive record against the Gunners in the league. "I watched their game [on Thursday] and they rotated a lot of players and rested a lot of players for the game against us, so I don't think the fact they played after us is an advantage". Read More »

Jose Mourinho unsure how long midfielder Paul Pogba will miss

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Jose Mourinho says that he "does not know" how long Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will spend on the sidelines with the injury sustained in midweek. "I just know that it's a muscular injury and he's out for the weekend match", said Mourinho. That's the only one I'm thinking about. It was cruel timing for the 22-year-old left-back who had played his way back into Mourinho's plans after being subjected to criticism from the United manager during the latter's his first season at ... Read More »

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle found safe

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Thanks to everyone who shared our appeal. His last known location, at that point, was the Manchester city centre, where he was seen around 6:00 BST. In 2015, he launched a mental health charity called the Clarke Carlisle Foundation for Dual Diagnosis. He told the Guardian a year ago about how he was attempting to turn his life around after he tried to kill himself in 2014 when he stepped in front of a lorry. Read More »

League asks court to let it enforce Elliott suspension

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The request asks the court to rule on the NFL's motion to suspend U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant's injunction as early as Tuesday, the start of the practice week before the Cowboys' third game against Arizona. Elliott was suspended for six games last month after a year-long investigation over domestic violence allegations, a decision Mazzant ruled was "fundamentally unfair". Read More »

Packers: 3 keys to Green Bay's Week 2 matchup against Atlanta Falcons

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Green Bay also enters the contest fresh off a victory, beating the Seattle Seahawks by eight at Lambeau. Rodgers also made a comment about the retractible roof, which is scheduled to be open on Sunday Night. Julio Jones has been almost impossible for Green Bay to cover in recent years, so it will be up to Daniels and the pass rush to make up for deficiencies in the back end of Green Bay's defense. Read More »

Adam Silver isn't backing down on player rest issue

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If this plan were to pass, all three teams would drop to 14 percent each. Under the new proposal, the team that finishes with the worst record would have a reduced chance of securing the top pick in the draft. Back-to-backs and playing three games in four nights left players drained, and it was the organization's choice to sit them so they could be as healthy as possible for the postseason. Read More »

Bengals firing offensive coordinator Ken Zampese

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The Cincinnati Bengals won the race to become the first National Football League team to be 0-2 this season. Zampese was in his second year as coordinator, having spent the previous 13 seasons as quarterbacks coach. So from that sense, it's really not a huge shock to see Lewis dump Zampese . He ran the offense in Miami from January 2014 until he was sacked in November 2015. Read More »

Jon Jones : Stripped again from his title

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Coach Mike Winklejohn has been at the side of Jones for the majority of his professional MMA career, but he even doubts whether Jones would fight again after serving such a long potential suspension. Because of the drug result, the UFC gave Jones a disqualification loss. "This is a death sentence", Cormier said. "Supplement companies are notorious for it if you go back and start reading some papers on them, and it's not right". Read More »

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino reveals how Harry Kane saved his job

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Mauricio Pochettino insists Harry Kane does not have to leave Tottenham to be considered world class after the striker's impressive Champions League double helped make Wembley feel like home. Click on this link if you want to find out more about how to win the trip of a lifetime and meet Chelsea's stars . Scoring 15 goals and laying down an assist in the league last season, the forward was expected to be reunited with his former boss Antonio Conte , after the relationship between the club ... Read More »

More than 80 percent in Florida have power back

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Most of those costs were related to Matthew, which caused a third as many outages as Irma did for FPL. "Over the past few days, I have seen firsthand how Hurricane Irma has impacted our communities, and I know from talking with these families that power restoration is the number one thing they need to start the recovery process", Gov. Read More »