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Author: 0 Striker Karim Benzema extends contract with Real Madrid till 2021

The striker's previous deal had been due to expire in June 2019 and the two-year extension maintains a buyout clause of 1,000 million euros. Benzema joined Madrid from Lyon in 2009 and has since gone on to score 181 goals in 371 appearances, winning two La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues and two Copas del Rey.

Author: 0 Steve Smith Looks Forward To Play His 100th ODI Thursday

Australia meet India in the second ODI at Eden Gardens on Thursday trailing 1-0 after losing the opener. I think we lost a wicket pretty early. Coming to the match on Thursday, Smith said they are not concerned about playing spin and are ready to take on the Indians. Which is an extraordinary statistic given, as was the case in Test cricket, Smith started his ODI career as a bowler.

Sport Caught On Stump Mic: How Dhoni Continues To Lead Team India
Author: 0 Caught On Stump Mic: How Dhoni Continues To Lead Team India

I set up a plan when I bowl to him. Kuldeep, during the post-match show on television, admitted how Dhoni provided valuable inputs from behind the stumps to help him get ride of the other danger-man David Warner . "We never allowed them to get into the game". Apart from the usual stumpings, Dhoni's guidance to young spinners - Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal - made a great impact in the game.

Author: 0 Arsenal fans having a laugh at Liverpool over Ox transfer?

He has settled in perfectly, but he knew all the England players and a few others. "We can already use him and that's good, but we also want to prepare him - that's all". And his new manager admits the player can still make "big steps" in his game. I thought he played in the last game like a Liverpool player: highest intensity, all good, was not fixed in a position, flexible, half-left, half-right, in the box.

Sport Five-year ban for Pakistan batsman Latif
Author: 0 Five-year ban for Pakistan batsman Latif

However, Khalid Latif's sentence is the harshest so far as none of it is suspended unlike Sharjeel's. He is the third player to be sanctioned with another worldwide Sharjeel Khan also banned for five years although he had two-and-a-half years of the five suspended.

Sport Week 3 Waiver Wire Adds
Author: 0 Week 3 Waiver Wire Adds

Let's go with that one. If you want your fantasy football questions such as waiver wire or start/sit questions asked LIVE on air at 6 pm ET on Tuesday then tweet me @MitchellRenz365 using the hashtag #AskMitchellLive . Nelson #14 of the Arizona Cardinals catches a pass for a touchdown while under pressure from Maurice Alexander #31 of the St. Louis Rams in the first quarter at the Edward Jones Dome on December 6, 2015 in St.

Sport Ander Herrera labels Manchester City as title favourites due to summer spending
Author: 0 Ander Herrera labels Manchester City as title favourites due to summer spending

I think City clearly have an wonderful squad, and when they play at their very best, they produce a level of football few can get close to. " We will try to be there as well ", the midfielder proclaimed. " But you know when you play for Man United wining is an expectation and an obligation ", Herrera added. Does he have a point? Tempers frayed near the end with Chelsea's David Luiz shown a red card for a wild tackle on Sead Kolasinac - their third red card of the season from only ...

Sport CSA hunt new opponent for Boxing Day Test
Author: 0 CSA hunt new opponent for Boxing Day Test

Instead, the first Test is likely to begin only by January 6 and the tour is likely to finish by the end of February third week as India also have quadrangular T20 series to be played in Sri Lanka as part of their Independence Day celebrations.

Sport Manchester United Didn't Have This Last Season - Ex-Red Devils Boss
Author: 0 Manchester United Didn't Have This Last Season - Ex-Red Devils Boss

That is what we did last season. They are obligated to win titles. "He's Man United's world-class player". United kick off their defence of the EFL Cup against Burton on Wednesday, when Sergio Romero may well get his first run out of the season in place of the ever-impressive David De Gea .

Sport Penn State's Franklin says he wasn't icing the kicker
Author: 0 Penn State's Franklin says he wasn't icing the kicker

If you have a bad day, you've still got to go to work in the morning. Let the ball go through the uprights, you jerk. He sells you that, he'll sell you anything. If you have a problem with that, Franklin added, "Then you won't ever understand me and you won't ever understand us. The situation, the elements, should not affect our standard and how we do things".

Sport Messi nets four goals past Eibar as Barca maintain 100% start
Author: 0 Messi nets four goals past Eibar as Barca maintain 100% start

It's been a fantastic start to the season for Barcelona , shaking off a poor summer in the transfer market at a disastrous Spanish Supercup experience to get off to a roaring start in La Liga, winning all four matches so far while giving up just one goal, plus dismantling Champions League rivals Juventus in their first group stage match.

Sport Club legend: Man United have a major weakness
Author: 0 Club legend: Man United have a major weakness

The two Manchester clubs have identical records after five games in terms of points, goal difference and goals scored, but United boss Jose Mourinho claimed City were not in his thoughts. "Some of us got burned last year after Manchester City's incredible start last year". United had hoped to have him back in time for the clash with rivals Liverpool on October 14, but could be without him for longer.

Sport Home secretary lowers terror threat level back down to severe
Author: 0 Home secretary lowers terror threat level back down to severe

The pair - Ronald Jones, 88, and his wife, Penelope Jones, 71 - have been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for their work with children in need of a stable home. The subway bomb caused limited casualties because it failed to completely explode. The "severe" threat level now in place means officials believe another attack is highly likely.

Sport Kelly embraces history of ND-Michigan State series
Author: 0 Kelly embraces history of ND-Michigan State series

Junior linebacker Byron Bullough has a unique perspective of the Michigan State-Notre Dame rivalry. Against the Irish , BC allowed six rushing plays of over 30 yards, an uncharacteristic mistake for a team that is traditionally renowned for its rushing defense.

Sport Blue Jays surrender record-setting homer to Royals' Alex Gordon
Author: 0 Blue Jays surrender record-setting homer to Royals' Alex Gordon

The previous record was set in 2000 during what has been dubbed the "Steroid Era". Here are just a few of those career bests. MLB hitters have been on pace to set a league-wide, single-season home run record all year. The single-season home run record is likely to fall Tuesday night and will undoubtedly be shattered before the end of the regular season. In 2014, there were 57 players with 20-plus home runs; entering Tuesday, there were 108 (the most was 111 in 2016).

Sport WAFU Cup: Ghana to face Niger in semi-final
Author: 0 WAFU Cup: Ghana to face Niger in semi-final

The Salisu Yusuf coached side needed to win to remain in the tournament. In the group's other game also played on Monday, Guinea and Mali both crashed out after playing out a 1-1 draw in Elmina. "So we going to talk to them and make sure that we come out strongly on Thursday", Konadu said. So, if Nigeria are crowned WAFU Cup champions on Sunday in Cape Coast, the team of 18 players and seven officials will share this cash.

Sport Earthquake rocks Mexico City
Author: 0 Earthquake rocks Mexico City

The quake , which was 51 kilometers deep, hit near the small town of San Juan Raboso. Mexico State Gov. Alfredo del Mazo tells the Televisa news network that the magnitude 7 .1 quake has killed at least two people in his state, which borders Mexico City .

Sport Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021
Author: 0 Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021

With ideal timing, the medium-term future of the popular night race has been secured, with a contract being signed for at least four more editions of the Marina Bay Street Circuit race. "I'm a little disappointed but pretty grateful with another podium". During the Grand Prix build-up, fans could access a live 360° video feed from the paddock or during a race, as a driver pulled into the pits, they could complement the action on TV with a 360° view of everything that is happening in the pit ...

Sport Red Sox face Orioles with eye toward AL East title
Author: 0 Red Sox face Orioles with eye toward AL East title

Hopefully, John Farrell will be very cautious with Betts tonight. "I'm amazed that someone who hasn't pitched in a game in almost seven weeks would come out with that kind of command and throw three or four pitches for strikes". According to Odorizzi, it wasn't necessarily a bad pitch, just the wrong one. Ozuna finished four for five with a home run , three singles, and two RBIs.

Author: 0 Real Madrid's Theo Hernandez suffers shoulder dislocation

Ronaldo was sent off during the Spanish Super Cup win over Barcelona on August 13 and banned for five matches after pushing the referee, meaning he is yet to feature in the league this season. "Ronaldo is the best, obviously", Adan told AS. "We want to score tomorrow, as to win the game you must score". It does not hurt him to play with the ball and to bring others into play.

Sport Chahal Praises Aggressive Captain, Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Chahal Praises Aggressive Captain, Virat Kohli

Chahal had picked up the crucial wicket of Glen Maxwell who threatened briefly to take the game away from India, along with the scalps of Matthew Wade and Pat Cummins to finish with impressive figures of 3-30 in his five overs. Glenn Maxwell was the lone man troubling the two spinners as he whacked Kuldeep for three sixes and hit Chahal for another in the next over. "I have bowled a lot to him (Maxwell) in the Indian Premier League".