Friday, 17 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Sport

Sport

Agent indicates Celtics forward Hayward is likely to miss season

perth_map

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski , who had a season-ending back injury that required surgery last season, advised Hayward to "go into rehab just like you go into anything else". Hayward was trying to score off a lob pass from Kyrie Irving when he collided with Cavaliers star LeBron James and landed awkwardly, with his ankle turning the wrong way in a gruesome injury that shook players on both clubs. Read More »

Hartley kicks off F1 career with a grid penalty!

perth_map

Hartley was part of Red Bull's junior program until 2010 when he was dropped by the energy drink giant, prompting him to shift focus to sports auto racing. "It was a pretty positive first day". I went through some tough times. Brendon Hartley waits to hit the track during his Formula One debut. Indonesian driver Gelael, a former team-mate of New Zealand's Mitch Evans in the GP2 series, finished 17th and was taking part in practice instead of Kyvat, who has taken over the second Toro ... Read More »

Chelsea equalise late in entertaining Champions League clash

perth_map

Earlier on Wednesday, Atletico Madrid failed to break down a resolute Qarabg FK. The Bosnia-Herzegovina forward scored 72 goals in four-and-a-half seasons with City, before moving to Italy's capital, initially on loan, in August 2015. Likewise, Morata has impressed for Chelsea and scored in the sides last outing in the Champions League against Atletico Madrid. PSG's feared attacking trio all got on the scoresheet in a 4-0 away victory over Anderlecht in group B , Kylian Mbappe, ... Read More »

Red Wings agree with Athanasiou on deal

perth_map

Athanasiou scored 18 goals last season for Detroit , but the restricted free agent was still unsigned through this past preseason, and there was talk the speedy left wing might leave to play in Russian Federation. The contract dispute was well-documented over the offseason with Bob McKenzie discussing the topic Thursday, highlighting the December 1 deadline to get a contract signed. Read More »

7000 homes destroyed in California wildfires

perth_map

California's insurance commissioner has said preliminary estimates of the wildfire losses exceed $1 billion and that the figure is expected to rise. He said most of the newly counted destroyed buildings burned on October 8 and October 9 - when the wildfires broke out in Northern California's wine country and other nearby areas. Read More »

Luis Severino says he feels good, ready for Game 6 start

perth_map

But Kershaw's collection of individual honours, which includes one National League Most Valuable Player award, three NL Cy Young awards and seven All-Star selections, has one glaring omission: a World Series . Severino then had to pitch in game four against the Indians and went seven innings while only allowed three runs. "It's a special thing, and I know that I'm not taking it for granted". Read More »

Arsenal clash on BT

perth_map

Liverpool's clash with Arsenal in the Premier League has been moved to December 22, among four Reds games rescheduled for broadcast. It's left Arsenal with the likelihood of playing two weekday matches if they successfully negotiate their way past Norwich City in the Carabao Cup next Tuesday, with the quarter finals set to be played on December 19 or 20. Read More »

Dusty Baker Will Not Return as Washington Nationals Manager

Baker's contract was set to expire after the season, and following back-to-back first-round exits from the playoffs, the Nationals have decided not to bring back the 68-year-old manager. "I'm doing great; it was just a little thing, a bit of a cleanup to have a better swing", Ramirez told ESPN's Marly Rivera. Hired in November 2015 after Matt Williams' two-year tenure came to a screeching halt amid clubhouse turmoil, Baker wasn't the Nationals' original choice. Read More »

Crystal Palace expect Benteke to return ahead of schedule

perth_map

Premier League - Follow the Football match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace live with Eurosport. I'm guessing that very few people will react in any way about Townsend on Saturday during the 90 minutes, a player who was at Newcastle only a few months and who couldn't get away quick enough along with the likes of Sissoko, Wijnaldum, and Janmaat. Read More »

United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return before end of year

perth_map

The 54-year-old told reporters: " Zlatan is here, under our control, working as I would expect, so, so hard, but he's not back in a week or a couple of weeks ". "Yes I do, but it's just a feeling". Spending in January is rarely something I agree with primarily because bringing in new players mid-way through the campaign is normally tantamount with admitting your squad wasn't good enough in the first place. Read More »

Mohammad Amir finally responds to Virat Kohli's comments, read on

perth_map

You have to be on your "A" Game when you are facing him or he will strike. The Bollywood superstar asked Kohli who he considers as the best bowler in the world and could challenge his "invincibility" and makes him nervous, to which the number one batsman replied, "In recent times, Mohammad Amir of Pakistan ". Read More »

Man City test is a daunting one - Clarets boss Dyche

perth_map

With a staggering seventeen goals in their last three home games in the league, complacency could well be the Citizens' biggest threat. City's 7-2 demolition of Stoke City last Saturday to move them two points clear of neighbours Manchester United was followed by Guardiola's delight at seeing off "one of Europe's best teams" Napoli in the Champions League in midweek. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers sends out positive message following surgery

perth_map

Aaron Rodgers , who led the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title in the 2010 season, underwent surgery on Thursday to fix a broken collarbone, U.S. Rodgers could reportedly return to the field in eight weeks. The Packers must decide whether to put him on injured reserve or leave him on the active roster. Read More »

Thomas pulls clear in South Korea

perth_map

His second nine was nearly boring by comparison, featuring three birdies and another bogey at the seventh to finish at nine under. "It started off with a really, really bad bogey and I had a seven-hole stretch there where I basically kind of went unconscious". Read More »

Fernando Alonso decides to extend contract with McLaren for 2018 F1 season

However, Alonso came back to his current team in 2015. Ahead of Sunday's United States Grand Prix in Austin , Alonso is 16th in the driver's standings after mustering just 10 points, three fewer than Vandoorne. He welcomed McLaren's decision to switch engine suppliers from Honda, after three disappointing years, to Renault, whose team carried him to his titles in 2005 and 2006. Read More »

Özil Tells Arsenal Squad United Move Is On!

Ozil has been a pivotal figure in Arsenal's fortunes since making a £42.5 million move from Real Madrid in the summer of 2013. Ozil's average of 3.82 key passes per 90 minute is the best in the Premier League . Thus, Manchester United will have a distinct advantage if they decide to pursue a move for him. Inter Milan and Besiktas are both rumoured to retain an interest in Ozil, while Mourinho is also believed to be eager to reunite with a player whom he previously coached at Real ... Read More »

Chelsea players are reportedly disappointed with Antonio Conte amid slump

perth_map

Since making the move to Europe, Richarlison has been made welcome by the large Brazilian contingent in London and also by the world's most expensive player - Neymar. We know what to do. Chelsea must be aware of Watford's away record, but the visitors didn't have a lot of luck at Stamford Bridge in recent years. Read More »

South Africa batsman Aiden Markram set for one-day global debut

perth_map

India on Friday lost their numero uno status in ICC ODI rankings to South Africa following the Proteas' win over Bangladesh in the second match of the ongoing series. Cricket South Africa announced on Thursday that the right-hander will be rested for the final one-day worldwide against Bangladesh , which takes place at Buffalo Park in East London on Sunday. Read More »

LA Clippers vs Los Angeles Lakers Game Preview

perth_map

With Pat Beverley all over him on defense, the touted rookie Ball had a quiet outing in his first official game in the National Basketball Association with only three points on 1-of-6 shooting, but had nine rebounds. Elsewhere, new additions Paul George and Carmelo Anthony joined forces with Russell Westbrook to score a combined 71 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder crushed Anthony's former New York Knicks team 105-84 in its season opener. Read More »

Pollution linked to millions of deaths each year

perth_map

The study also found that pollution is also having a major economic impact around the globe. Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found. "Lead pollution was linked to 0.5 million deaths that resulted from high blood pressure, renal failure and cardiovascular disease", said the report. Read More »

Watford boss Silva raps Deeney for Arsenal 'cojones' comments

Silva said: " Troy Deeney knows my opinion on this". Arsenal supporters are now demanding Wilshere play in the Premier League and the playmaker is making it near-impossible to leave him out. The England global played a major role in Olivier Giroud's stunning late victor to cap a strong display in the 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade. "People try and put us down, they always have". Read More »

Sacked Shakespeare confident Leicester will avoid relegation

perth_map

Shakespeare had assisted Claudio Ranieri during the Premier League title triumph in 2015-16 and then succeeded him, at first on a caretaker basis in February, before signing a three-year contract to take the job permanently in June. "It was a good goal but we didn't win so I'm a bit frustrated and disappointed". "No, no there wasn't, " he said. Former Leicester captain Steve Walsh says Craig Shakespeare's sacking seems harsh and believes expectations are high at the club. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch ejected after shoving official

perth_map

Raiders offensive linemen Kelechi Osemele and Donald Penn immediately confronted Peters. Lynch ran onto the field after Oakland quarterback Derek Carr was hit late by Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters . Lynch said he wanted to make a comeback so he could give something back to his hometown of Oakland before the Raiders move to Las Vegas in 2020. After 4 catchers for 62 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' season opener, Cooper hauled in 13 catches for 84 yards in their next five games. Read More »

Antonio Conte faces selection crisis as injury concerns mount at Chelsea

perth_map

Chelsea were "improvising" tactically in the second half of their 3-3 draw with Roma according to head coach Antonio Conte , who admitted that playing David Luiz in midfield did not work. Although this desire to get the best out of his players may make him hard to work with, it also shows why Mourinho has been such a successful manager. Read More »