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Liverpool pull out of £62m deal for Roma's Alisson

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Roma's director of sport Monchi yesterday admitted they didn't charge Liverpool enough for the transfer of Mohamed Salah , so the Reds are unlikely to score a bargain this time around. With four months until the transfer window options, there is now little indication as to Klopp's likely arrivals, with speculation set to continue. Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new president of South Africa

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Ramaphosa , the only candidate, was approved without a vote by the parliament in Cape Town, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled lawmakers, to loud cheers. For some, his departure was bittersweet, "Imagine if Zuma did not engage in all these corrupt shenanigans, what an inspirational success story his would have been", said artist Zondwa Njokweni. Read More »

Michy Batshuayi double delights Dortmund in Europa League

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Batshuayi continued his good form with a late brace as Dortmund fought back to beat Atalanta 3-2 at Signal Iduna Park. Michy Batshuayi scored twice, the second goal arriving in stoppage time, to earn Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 comeback win over Atalanta in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday. Read More »

Four-goal City run riot in Basel

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This was City's 34th win in all competitions this season - one more than they managed in the whole of 2016-2017. Gundogan should have beaten Vaclik from close range to claim the match ball with a hat-trick, but his and City's focus remain fixed upon more enduring prizes. Read More »

Cavs Were Not Motivated To Extend DeAndre Jordan If Acquired

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However, Paul's exit previous year led to the recent Griffin trade, giving the Clippers motivation to hit the reset button. Before executing the moves that seem to have revitalized LeBron James and the defending Eastern Conference champions , general manager Koby Altman was close to making what might've been the biggest splash of all. Read More »

Korea's Yun Sung-bin closes in on men's skeleton gold

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It is also South Korea's first medal in a sliding sport. Yun Sungbin now sits in first place in men's skeleton through two runs at the 2018 Winter Olympics. "Naturally there were some difficulties and it was tougher because some of our athletes were not allowed to participate", the Russian said. The 23-year-old burst onto the scene over the past year with a World Cup title, making him the favorite to bring home gold in this competition. Read More »

Scottish FA set to appoint McLeish as Scotland manager

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The long wait to find a replacement for Strachan saw SFA chief executive Stewart Regan step down earlier this month after a failed attempt to lure Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill. "I hope what Alex McLeish brings to the table is to sit down with Malky Mackay - people like Derek McInnes, Steve Clarke - all of the Scottish coaches and say it's time for change at the top of Scottish worldwide football". Read More »

Celtic v Zenit: Brendan Rodgers hails side's 'mature performance'

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The Italian said: "We knew before the game that it would be a hard game because we played this competitive game after two months and Celtic have played every week". Brendan Rodgers' men take on Roberto Mancini's Zenit Saint Petersburg side at Celtic Park, and will be hoping to cause something of an upset against the Russian side this evening. Read More »

Comedian hands Antonio Conte signed Jose Mourinho shirt

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The Red Devils were humiliated by Spurs at Wembley on transfer deadline day. Moments later, Pogba was subbed off, failing to complete 90 minutes for the third game in a row, suggesting his form has really dipped in recent weeks. You can't have both him and Pogba roaming across the pitch, because then you'll lose the shape of your team. And Mourinho does not sound interested in letting Pogba off with a specific midfield role, preferring him to be an all-encompassing player whether he has ... Read More »

South Africa lost 5th ODI against India

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Jasprit Bumrah too has played 20 ODIs since that Lanka tour, along with eight T20Is and his workload has only increased given that he played through the Test series as well. When you're playing well and someone has a brilliant innings, cracks can be covered. "For me that's a very positive thing", Amla mentioned further. 319: Highest successful run chase by South Africa against ENG in 2016. Read More »

Bruno Mars lines up Sept. LCA date

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Bruno Mars will perform two shows at the Pepsi Center in Denver in September . While a replacement date was promised, fans can finally get a sigh of relief as it has been announced after four months of waiting. Joining him will be Cardi B . Mars will perform with singer Cardi B. She's featured in Bruno Mars' hit song "Finesse". Tickets for the September 8 date must be bought anew. Read More »

Watch American superstar Mikaela Shiffrin win gold in the giant slalom

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Shiffrin didn't blame the medals ceremony for her first-run performance. "Now we got the ball rolling". Leading in short program, Sui and Han was hopeful to become the second Chinese pair to claim the Olympic gold in this event, after their coach Zhao Hongbo paring his wife Shen Xue won the title in Vancouver 2010. Read More »

Penn State men's basketball beats No. 8 Ohio State in convincing fashion

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The team was led by Kaleb Wesson , who after not scoring in a game for the first time this season against Purdue finished with a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds against the Hawkeyes. Each of Ohio State's 10 assistant coaches are expected to be among the top three in salary at their respective position within the Big Ten Conference for 2018. Read More »

The Philadelphia Eagles fly against the Patriots

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And here we thought New England Patriots fans would spend the offseason complaining about Corey Clement's catch/no catch in the Super Bowl. I know Howie (Roseman) and those guys, if they want me here, they're going to make sure that they get me here. Read More »

Canada cricket team loses out in qualifier

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Having won the toss, Nepal put Canada to bat first in the final match of the league stage of the tournament being played in Namibia. Khadka and Dipendra Airee added 73 for the third wicket, though it was aided by some sloppy keeping from Ghulam Shabber, who dropped Airee twice and also fluffed a regulation stumping chance off Khadka on 22, when the Nepal captain charged at legspinner Imran Haider and was beaten by a googly. Read More »

Drivers Rev Engines For Daytona 500

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Kennington was running in the top-15 a year ago when he was collected in a multi-car accident that also took out seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson. He won only three races - none after June - and finished 10th in the final points standings. Larson says. "We had some really bad luck, but they were still really fast cars". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas and Rajon Rondo Get Ejected Following Heated Confrontation

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Rondo, who spent eight and a half seasons in Boston and won the 2008 title with the Celtics , seemed bothered that Thomas, who only spent two years with the team, would get a video. "It was obvious. He picked me up full court, trying to be physical". "This isn't the Phoenix Suns ". Now everyone in the league knows how to throw Thomas off his game, if not get him T'd up and ejected . Read More »

How to make the flawless pancakes

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Pancakes were chosen as food of choice for Shrove Tuesday to remove all rich foods from the house-such as flour and eggs- ready for Christian families to begin Lenten fasting. In Spain, the day is named día de la tortilla , or "omelette day", and the traditional food is an omelette made with sausage or pork fat. In the United States, you may recognize that as Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras! Pupils and teachers both took part in the pancake races at Acorns and Shipston Primary Schools too. Read More »

Assistant football coach killed in Parkland school shooting being hailed as hero

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Instagram user Angelica Losada wrote Aaron was in "critical condition" in the hours after the shooting. A student named Colton said Feis was outside in his golf cart when the gunfire erupted around 2:30pm local time . Andrew Hofmann, who previously worked at the school, told the Miami Herald that Feis was "a quiet person" with a great sense of humor. "It's hard to be AD and a coach but he did it because he just loved it so much", May said. Read More »

Danica Patrick joins Carpenter for Indy 500 swansong

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During the Daytona 500 media day, Patrick was asked about when she will start getting into Indianapolis 500 mode. Patrick said: "Actually, I didn't have time to meet up with Ed and the people that - did I say that out loud?" The boyfriend of NASCAR driver Danica Patrick will be in attendance for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Read More »

Shanaka, Thisara and Kusal star in record Sri Lanka chase

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Mendis 53 from 27 balls was a gem of an innings. Earlier, Mushfiqur Rahim hit a career-best 66 not out in T20s to help Bangladesh post a respectable total . The Netherlands team chasing down 190 against Ireland in 2014 is the previous highest chase in 17 and fewer overs in T20Is. It was a sign of the trueness of the pitch that Mahmudullah, the Bangladesh captain, felt his side were 10-15 runs short at the halfway stage. Read More »

Lonzo Ball will return to Lakers right after All-Star break

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Although his official status hasn't been determined, it is unlikely Ball would skip the two Lakers games preceding All-Star weekend and then play in that Friday exhibition at Staples Center. "I didn't think it was going to be this serious, to be honest", Ball said last week. I just laugh "cause I know they talkin" 'bout LaVar . Lakers coach Luke Walton said Tuesday that Ball has looked good in his workouts, but the team is being cautious with bringing him back before he is fully recovered. Read More »