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by | September 19, 2016 | 01:11

ATHLETE Rachel Morris capped a golden week for the area's Paralympians on Sunday as she stormed to victory in the arms-shoulders single sculls to secure an incredible second gold medal in as many sports. I'm never been jealous of anyone. It's been really good to be part of the ParalympicsGB team. Tunisia: Tunisia has won the total of thirteen medals; five gold, five silver and three bronze medals.

by | September 18, 2016 | 00:32

The creative force behind City's 2-1 win at Manchester United last weekend, De Bruyne ran the game at Etihad Stadium, too, opening the scoring by shooting a free kick underneath a jumping wall in the 15th minute. "What's important is we won a game just three days after a Champions League game, which is always tough". Everton is the other unbeaten team along with City, and earned a fourth straight win after coming from behind at Goodison Park, lifting the team in second place.

by | September 18, 2016 | 00:30

He scored a pair of headers either side of half-time, nodding in a Christian Fuchs free-kick in first-half injury time and then heading home from strike partner Jamie Vardy s flick. The Toffees are coming off a dominant 3-0 win against Sunderland last Monday, when Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick. "I think Middlesbrough started better but there was great character of the team being 1-0 down at home and it was 3-1 by half-time.

by | September 17, 2016 | 00:48

Even the worst match from the CWC was better than some of what we see every week on Raw or SmackDown, and the way it all ended set the bar high for the division when it launches on Raw next week. Perkins worked on the knee with his kneebar submission for the entire match, surviving multiple powerbombs from Ibushi, and finally using a neck hold in addition to the kneebar to make Ibushi tap out at 18:00 of a classic match.

by | September 16, 2016 | 04:46

Bernardo Silva (15) and substitute Thoma Lemar (31) got on the scoresheet for the visitors, but Spurs got back into the game just before the break with Toby Alderweireld (45) pulling back a goal. "We were better than them, created more chances, had more possession". Alli took the game to the visitors and almost hit a spectacular equaliser with a dipping volley which Monaco keeper Daniel Subasic tipped over.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:22

Major counts also fail to capture two aspects of Williams' career that many believe make it especially noteworthy: the magnitude and the longevity of her dominance in the sport. But she fought back in the third set and wore down the towering Czech, who started to wilt in the punishing conditions, hunching over her racket at the end of nearly every point.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:17

Brazil is mired in its worst recession in generations. "We are all part of one world". Only 200,000 had been sold a few weeks ago, but they have now sold 1.6 million. It would be unwise to pretend all is now well, as a mention of government from Carlos Arthur Nuzman, president of the Rio Organizing Committee, drew loud and extended boos from the Maracana crowd, forcing him to stop mid-speach for several minutes.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:14

He'll have the week of the Tour Championship off as well, but Fowler can take solace in knowing that others being considered for a pick didn't exactly distinguish themselves, either. His only previous Ryder Cup appearance came in 2008 at Valhalla, as part of the last USA team to triumph. He plays well all over the world; he travels well.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:14

The Serbian, who needed treatment on his feet during his loss, said Wawrinka's ability to take his chances was crucial. "When we start talking five minutes before the match, last few things with Magnus, I start to cry", he said. "I won that match and little by little, I started to play better each match", Wawrinka said. Two of his opponents at this U.S. Open - Mikhail Youzhny and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga - retired mid-match.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:11

Ronaldo refused to celebrate his goal against the side where he began his career and he raised his hands nearly apologetically towards the thousands of Sporting fans who made the trip to Madrid and gave him a rousing reception before kick-off .

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:10

Messi's fast start was the first of a hat trick in Barcelona's 7-0 rout of Celtic, and fellow superstar forwards Neymar and Luis Suarez also scored. But the gulf in class between Spanish and Scottish football was being made clear, although it wasn't until the 50th minute when Neymar scored a spectacular free kick.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:15

Her opponent Karolina Pliskova gave a big shock to Serena by defeating the world number with 6-2, 6-7 and got a place in finals. The changing of the guard as women's top player also safeguarded Graf's share of the record for most consecutive weeks at number one with Williams at 186.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:13

An open war broke out yesterday in the Samajwadi Party (SP) with Akhilesh Yadav stripping his uncle Shivpal Yadav of key ministerial portfolios, hours after his removal as the party's state unit chief and appointment of the latter in his place.

by | September 15, 2016 | 07:13

Speaking on his weekly radio show on KIRO-AM on Monday, Carroll said Wilson has been diagnosed with a sprained ankle. The Colts couldn't ask for much more from Andrew Luck, short of perhaps asking him to play in their secondary. Flacco was 23 for 34 passing for 258 yards, including a 66-yard touchdown pass to newcomer Mike Wallace in the second quarter that put the Ravens ahead for good.

by | September 14, 2016 | 00:15

Tottenham ran out as 4-1 winners when these two teams locked horns in the Europa League group stages in London last season and the Argentine boss would dearly love more of the same from his side. Striker Harry Kane ended his lean spell in that victory, registering his first goal of the season while Son Heung-min scored twice and Dele Alli once.

by | September 14, 2016 | 00:11

The NFL unveiled the team's new all-blue uniform Tuesday morning as part of the 2016 Color Rush collection. Regardless, the jersey will be available for purchase at the Cardinals' team shop at University of Phoenix Stadium, the team's online store, local Dick's Sporting Goods stores and the Nike store in north Scottsdale.

by | September 13, 2016 | 06:38

Bill Kenwright [Everton's chairman] was always trying to help me and every penny he had he gave me. "I wasn't a striker, so I don't know that feeling if you don't score for a long time, but it's important because strikers are looking to score goals and if they don't score, the team can be winning, but they are more satisfied if they win and score a goal".

by | September 11, 2016 | 01:38

Injuries have limited the 24-year-old to just 160 Arsenal appearances since his debut in 2008. He wrote: "I'm delighted to have joined @officialafcb on a season long loan and would like to thank everyone at the club for making me feel so welcome".

by | September 11, 2016 | 01:36

Despite putting up big numbers since his demotion to Triple-A, Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is still in the minors instead of with the big league club. Puig has hit.348 with four home runs in his first 19 games with Oklahoma City. "The moment I arrived in L.A., people were insane for me - 50-60 thousand people (cheering) at the stadium".

by | September 11, 2016 | 01:34

Wilfried Zaha, handed his first start since attempting to force through a summer move to Tottenham, sent over a deep cross and Benteke was on hand to nod the Eagles in front from six yards. "We are learning, we were in a good moment before the game and I am going to say now I am frustrated and disappointed because I said on Thursday I was really pleased with the squad and one more lesson is we have to play with the same intensity".

by | September 10, 2016 | 01:30

Yes, the Chiefs kick off the season with division action against the team expected to finish last in the AFC West. That being said , the Chargers are going to have their work cut out for them as they are 10 games under.500 (23-33) at Arrowhead Stadium.

by | September 09, 2016 | 03:42

As Match Of The Day pundit Martin Keown said, Liverpool remain a work in progress - but this showed they are making strides forward after Klopp made his bow here last season. "And I don't think Daniel Sturridge can do that, or he doesn't want to do it", Souness added. Spurs were dealt a blow after 27 minutes when full-back Kyle Walker picked up an injury and had to be replaced.

by | September 07, 2016 | 02:56

Thaci wrote on Twitter. Kosovo unilaterally declared independence from Belgrade in 2008 and remains unrecognised by several countries, including Serbia and Russian Federation. Former Norway global Valon Berisha - one of six players cleared to play just hours before kick-off by authorities - netted their equaliser from the penalty spot after 60 minutes.

by | September 06, 2016 | 04:36

The other quarter-finals have already been set, with two-time runner-up Caroline Wozniacki to face Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in a battle of comeback kids and Kerber taking on seventh-seeded Roberta Vinci, the Italian who shocked Serena past year en route to the 2015 final, where she was beaten by compatriot Flavia Pennetta.

by | September 04, 2016 | 05:37

Kelechi was nearly nothing so it was a scare but he's fine. The two time Premier League victor faces a race against time to get his situation sorted as the transfer window clock ticks loudly ahead of Wednesday's deadline. Until now he's our player and that's all. "If the transfer window is closed and he is here, he has to stay here, he will be treated like another one".

by | September 04, 2016 | 05:31

He struggled in the previous term, managing five goals and only two assists in 28 league appearances. "I hope he has no [injury] setback because he is an intelligent player, he is focused and has a great desire to prove his critics wrong and he's on a good way".

by | September 04, 2016 | 05:31

Dmktreasurer and Opposition leader in Tamil NaduAssembly M K Stalintoday said Chief Minister Jayalalithaashould move the Supreme Courtto prevent the proposal by Keralagovernment to construct a dam across Siruvani river. "It is not that we dont want to release water, but we don't have water". As on August 31, 2016 Karnataka has ensured 33.05 tmcft of water, despite the inflows into its four reservoirs of Harangi, Hemavathi, KRS and Kabini being less by 46.84% of the normal year, it said.

by | September 03, 2016 | 02:08

He scored his first Premier League goal for promoted Burnley in the 2-0 victory over Liverpool, while Robson-Kanu has yet to play this season having been without a club before joining West Brom on transfer deadline day. "I'm pretty sure he will do if he keeps himself fit and that means hopefully we'll be qualifying for the World Cup. That will be the aim again this year", said Bale.

by | September 02, 2016 | 00:42

Beckenbauer, who headed Germany's bid, has denied corruption. She said more details were likely to be revealed later today. The final suspect in the matter is Beckenbauer's right hand man in the 2006 World Cup organizing committee, Horst Schmidt .

by | September 02, 2016 | 00:37

Coe is confident it will succeed. "I have daughters and I know how I would feel if this was being played out in the way that some people have been trying to play it out". Following the introduction of those rules , Semenya's times slipped, with many assuming she was taking medication to keep her testosterone levels within acceptable limits.