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Author: 0 Caf picks Morocco to replace Kenya as Chan hosts

The Emergency Committee of CAF chaired by its President, Ahmad Ahmad, met in Lagos during the weekend and unanimously chose to grant the Royal Moroccan Football Federation the fifth edition of Africa second tier's football competition. A third candidate, Ethiopia, was not considered because it did not provide a letter of guarantee from its government. Morocco hosted the U23 AFCON in 2011, which was the qualifying tournament for the London Olympics in 2012.

Sport Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino: I would like to coach England one day
Author: 0 Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino: I would like to coach England one day

Pochettino has consistently put his faith in English talent during his time at Southampton and Spurs, and the former Espanyol boss believes he has played a crucial role in shaping the current national side. The boss was staring me in the eye to see how I reacted. "In his chats, he insists we all have to want it, there are no excuses for being exhausted and stuff".

Sport Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer set for Shanghai showdown
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer set for Shanghai showdown

Rafa rivalry. Top seed Nadal is chasing a tour-leading seventh title this season, and beat Bulgaria's Dimitrov for the second time in a week following his semi-final victory at the China Open. However, since his last loss to the 35-year-old, Nadal has been on fire, winning the French Open and US Open as well as titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and Beijing.

Sport Watch Kohli, Dhoni & Ranbir in charity football match on TV, online
Author: 0 Watch Kohli, Dhoni & Ranbir in charity football match on TV, online

Aamir Khan and Virat Kohli came together for a candid conversation on the Secret Superstar chat show, where the latter called Anushka Sharma with a different name. The match between Virat Kohli and Ranbir Kapoor's teams will start at 7:00 PM IST (1900 hrs IST). The idea behind the Celebrity Clasico is to raise funds for charity.

Sport Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United
Author: 0 Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United

Just five minutes later and United created their best opening of the first-half, as some lovely one-touch passing on the edge of the box from Henrikh Mkhitaryan , Anthony Martial and Romelu Lukaku , led to the latter having an effort well-saved by Simon Mignolet in the Liverpool goal.

Sport Swansea goal-hero Tammy Abraham's work-rate pleases Paul Clement
Author: 0 Swansea goal-hero Tammy Abraham's work-rate pleases Paul Clement

However, Paul Clement's side are one point better off than at this stage last season under Francesco Guidolin. While not injured, first-choice midfielder Aaron Mooy will be closely followed in practice leading up to the match since the Australia global will have logged more than 20,000 miles between his travels to and from England sandwiched around a trip to Malaysia as the Socceroos advanced to a two-legged playoff against Honduras for a World Cup spot.

Sport NASCAR Talladega 2017 qualifying results: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Alabama 500 pole
Author: 0 NASCAR Talladega 2017 qualifying results: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Alabama 500 pole

And boy, drive the cars he did, especially at Talladega , which hosts the Alabama 500 MENCS and fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) playoff events, this Saturday and Sunday . On Sunday, Alabama's most beloved driver will take his final green flag at the 2.66 mile superspeedway. Dale Jr.is the winningest active driver at Talladega , the track he calls a second home, with his six triumphs, including four consecutives from the fall of 2001 through ...

Sport 5 things being talked about after Michigan's OT win over Indiana
Author: 0 5 things being talked about after Michigan's OT win over Indiana

MI has won 36 of the 37 meetings since 1968. IN already proved to be a tough test for the Ohio State Buckeyes in the season opener so the Wolverines knew not to underestimate the Hoosiers. "You know, I think it affects everyone else on the outside more than it actually affects us". In fact, the most points scored against MI this season was 17 by Florida.

Sport Harvey Langi involved in auto accident Friday night
Author: 0 Harvey Langi involved in auto accident Friday night

The Patriots say Langi, a rookie from BYU, was stopped a traffic light on Friday night when he and another passenger were rear ended by another auto. According to Kyed, Langi and his wife suffered injuries that are considered serious but not life-threatening.

Sport Butch Jones' Tennessee loses ugly heartbreaker to SC
Author: 0 Butch Jones' Tennessee loses ugly heartbreaker to SC

After the first half, the one-dimensional Vols (38 rushes for 122 yards, 19 throws for 133 yards) got basically nothing going. Vols move it down the field, but stalls inside the redzone. Freshman running back Ty Chandler busted a 30-yard run, cutting back across the field and getting a helpful block from Guarantano. Tennessee drove to the SC three-yard line but a power run from under center was stuffed for a loss and Guarantano was chased down from behind by D.J.

Sport CJ McCollum suspended for opener for leaving bench
Author: 0 CJ McCollum suspended for opener for leaving bench

McCollum for the season-opener for leaving the bench during a preseason game , per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . McCollum's actions violate the NBA's rule that states, "During an altercation, all players not participating in the game must remain in the immediate vicinity of their bench".

Sport Karthik recalled for ODIs against New Zealand
Author: 0 Karthik recalled for ODIs against New Zealand

KL Rahul faced the axe after a string of low scores against Sri Lanka and not having had game time against Australia. The likes of Mohammed ShamI and Umesh Yadav , who were a part of Indian squad for the ODI series against Australia, were not picked while the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina and R Ashwin continued to be sidelined.

Sport Anthony Martial starts ahead of Marcus Rashford
Author: 0 Anthony Martial starts ahead of Marcus Rashford

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has made three changes for Saturday's lunch-time kick-off against Liverpool , dropping Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata from his starting line-up. Eric Bailly is not included in the matchday squad, while Victor Lindelof and Axel Tuanzebe are among the substitutes. Firmino is in for Sadio Mane, after the latter sustained a hamstring injury, with Coutinho shifted into Klopp's forward line due to holding midfielder Emre Can replacing striker Daniel ...

Sport Ntcham goal enough for Celtic against Dundee
Author: 0 Ntcham goal enough for Celtic against Dundee

The Glasgow giants will be determined to return to winning ways and head into next week's match against Bayern Munich high on confidence. Captain Scott Brown, Stuart Armstrong and Jozo Simunovic are just short of full fitness following injury, while Mikael Lustig, Tom Rogic and Craig Gordon were rested after returning from global duty.

Sport Carolina Panthers fan punches 62 year-old man in face
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers fan punches 62 year-old man in face

The older gentleman is seated and appears to be in a tense exchange of words with the fan standing in front of him, when the younger fan assaults him with multiple punches, leaving the older man bloodied before quickly leaving. An argument broke out between the two and the suspect punched the victim. "We are working with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to pursue charges to the fullest extent of the law".

Author: 0 Triumph Group (TGI) EPS Estimated At $0.50; Proassurance Has 1.11 Sentiment

Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. It has underperformed by 52.18% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Churchill Downs ( NASDAQ:CHDN ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, May 16 report. Robert W. Baird reissued a buy rating and issued a $34.00 target price on shares of Triumph Group in a report on Friday, September 8th.

Sport Hertha show solidarity with American protesters by taking a knee
Author: 0 Hertha show solidarity with American protesters by taking a knee

It has, however, drawn criticism from President Donald Trump, who had criticised those who chose to take a knee instead of standing for the national anthem - even going as far as suggesting that players should lose their jobs for doing so. President Donald Trump. After the teams greeted each other prior to kick-off, Hertha - whose matchday squad included players from 10 different nations - kneeled in their own half and looked toward the marathon gate of Berlin's Olympiastadion.

Sport [Teams] Tottenham vs Bournemouth: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley
Author: 0 [Teams] Tottenham vs Bournemouth: Confirmed Line-Ups From Wembley

As such, it is little surprise that Bournemouth can be backed at a chunky 12/1 (13.0 ) with SportPesa to claim their first away win of the season at Wembley against a Spurs side that has been in fantastic form in front of goal. The club have confirmed that Wanyama, who was such a critical player in the Spurs side last season, is still undergoing rehabilitation on a knee injury and would be out of action for the foreseeable future.

Sport Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova faces Daria Gavrilova in Hong Kong Open final
Author: 0 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova faces Daria Gavrilova in Hong Kong Open final

Naturalised Australian seventh seed Gavrilova, who was born in Moscow, sped through the first set in 22 minutes, dropping just four points on her own serve as her American opponent looked overawed in her first WTA Tour semi-final. "I felt really, really sick, I couldn't see the ball, but my coach pushed me", Wang said. She was broken back in the eighth game for 4-4 as the set briefly returned to level-pegging.

Author: 0 Police arrest Panthers fan after video of attack goes viral

Some viewers may find the following video disturbing. A man wearing a Carolina Panthers jersey is seen engaged in a verbal argument with a fan seated behind him at Bank of America Stadium. "We have reviewed videotape of the incident and have identified the perpetrator", Panthers Executive Director of Risk Management Lance Emory said in a statement .

Sport U.S. misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss
Author: 0 U.S. misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss

Alexi Lalas has rued the USA national team's elimination from World Cup qualifying, saying the Americans "have nobody to blame but ourselves". This marks the first time since 1986 that the USA won't be participating in a World Cup, and Lalas - a Fox Sports pundit who earned 96 caps for the Americans from 1991 to 1998 - was left by disappointed by the missed opportunity to further grow the sport stateside.

Sport I Don't Watch Aamir Khan Films Says Zaira Wasim...See Why
Author: 0 I Don't Watch Aamir Khan Films Says Zaira Wasim...See Why

Much like Taare Zamin Par, Aamir Khan is playing a mentor in Secret Superstar , who helps Zaira Wasim navigate her way through life and its problems. The actress also said that things are similar the way they were back at her home before she became an actress. They are very proud of me for sure. Zaira said she is aware that she can't afford to take the success to her head.

Sport David Moyes claims he wanted to sign Nemanja Matic and blasts Fellaini
Author: 0 David Moyes claims he wanted to sign Nemanja Matic and blasts Fellaini

The market mis-steps during the early days of Moyes' tenure have been well documented, with the likes of Toni Kroos and Ander Herrera reportedly missed out on before United paid heavily to bring in Marouane Fellaini from Everton . "Cesc Fabregas, who I spoke to on the phone several times, was not sure of his place in the Barcelona team and I remember him saying if he didn't start the first game at Barcelona he would definitely be looking to join us".

Author: 0 ICC gives green light to Test championship

And there were renewed calls for such a two-tier system following the Windies meek capitulation at Birmingham by an innings inside three days in the opening Test of the three-match series against England last August. "It's a tremendous step forward". A Test championship has always been mooted as a means to make the longest form of the game more relevant for fans who have increasingly turned towards limited-overs matches.

Sport George Weah Continues To Lead Polls In Liberia's Election
Author: 0 George Weah Continues To Lead Polls In Liberia's Election

Out of 5,390 polling places throughout the country, 1,817 have now been processed, meaning 33.71 percent of the nation's votes has been processed. This represents additional 585 polling places compared to results of 1,232 polling places announced by him on Thursday.