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Sport Argentina beat Host India, enter final of Hockey World League Final
Author: 0 Argentina beat Host India, enter final of Hockey World League Final

Though hockey is played under rain just like football, the playing conditions at the Kalinga Stadium was far from conducive as patches of water in different parts of the turf made life hard for players in both the seventh-eighth place classification match as well as the first semi-final.

Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao, Conor McGregor in talks for April showdown

McGregor meanwhile has yet to defend the UFC Lightweight title he won over a year ago and calls are growing for him to either return to the octagon of be stripped of the title. Pacquiao, who is treated like a national hero in his home country, parlayed his boxing fame into a political career, getting elected to the influential Philippine Senate in 2016.

Author: 0 Former WWE Champion Jinder Mahal tries his hands in cricket

Mahal, talking about the upcoming WWE Live in India said: "The WWE Live event in India is a very special moment for me. Triple H is very thoughtful, cunning and methodical and I can not fall for his traps", Mahal said while talking to ANI in New Delhi.

Sport Owen predicts who will emerge victorious from Tottenham versus Stoke clash
Author: 0 Owen predicts who will emerge victorious from Tottenham versus Stoke clash

Making their first trip to Wembley Stadium - where Tottenham have dropped nine points already this term - since the 2011 FA Cup final is a Stoke outfit that will hope to avoid the ignominy of becoming the first team in English top-flight history to lose four consecutive matches against the same opponent by four or more goals.

Sport Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up
Author: 0 Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up

Moeen Ali has been named the captain of the England XI , which will play a two-day warm-up match against Cricket Australia XI at Richardson Park in Perth this weekend. Wood is one of six Lions players included in the two-day game after 10 of the senior squad were rested. "I'm not sure exactly what more I can say, so I'm sure there'll be some stern words from above".

Sport Google Doodle honours 'First Lady of the Lens' Homai Vyarawalla
Author: 0 Google Doodle honours 'First Lady of the Lens' Homai Vyarawalla

She learnt photography from Maneckshaw Vyarawalla, who she later married in 1941. She started working in the late 1930 and was retired in the early 1970. In 1942 she joined the British Information Service as a full time employee. In 2011, she was awarded Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of the Republic of India.

Sport Keeper Joe Hart set to miss out against Chelsea
Author: 0 Keeper Joe Hart set to miss out against Chelsea

Now I think is not the right moment to speak about this. On Hazard, who has been repeatedly linked with Real due to his admiration for Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, Conte added: "It's important to be focused on this moment". He will likely be eyeing upcoming matches against Stoke City, Bournemouth, Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion as more favourable opportunities to end that sequence rather that back-to-back meetings with Chelsea and Arsenal.

Sport Shaun Abrahams and NPA appeal court decision to set aside his appointment
Author: 0 Shaun Abrahams and NPA appeal court decision to set aside his appointment

On Friday morning, the court ruled that Zuma and former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Mxolisi Nxasana had broken the law by agreeing to a R17.3-million payment in order for Nxasana to leave office. The judgment by a full bench of the High Court in Pretoria on Friday, was especially damning for President Jacob Zuma . Because Nxasana was found to have never lawfully left the office, the court found, Abrahams could not have been validly appointed, but it declined to allow ...

Sport Sam Allardyce hints at familiar, cynical approach against Liverpool in Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce hints at familiar, cynical approach against Liverpool in Merseyside derby

The Reds enter the fixture at Goodison Park on the back of a 7-0 thrashing of Spartak Moscow which secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League . We will be looking to finish in the Top 4 in the EPL because a club of their stature needs to be in the Champions League and fighting for trophies. "If we are not going to be clinical and show ability on the ball, we will struggle to get out of our own half".

Sport Detroit Pistons vs. Golden State Warriors - 12/8/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Detroit Pistons vs. Golden State Warriors - 12/8/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Reggie Jackson scored 16 points. "You get five or six blocked, that's just great defense", he said. "It's not that anybody is trying to make bad decisions but we've just got to make better decisions". Durant led the Warriors with 14 points in the half. And thanks to a slow start from Durant's colleagues, the Warriors leaned on their 7-foot star to keep the team afloat against a rugged Detroit squad that issued Golden State a defeat at Oracle Arena earlier this season.

Sport Derrick Rose on motives for return: 'I don't care about no money'
Author: 0 Derrick Rose on motives for return: 'I don't care about no money'

And one of the many things that came up in the discussion about 'will he return or won't he?' was the question of his contract with adidas. Like I said, coming back here, starting with rehab, that's my first step. "I'm appreciative, I'm grateful to be on this team and just like I said, just try to take it one day at a time". Rose says a potential role change does not concern him.

Sport Sean Payton says 'officiating was extremely poor, inconsistent' in loss to Falcons
Author: 0 Sean Payton says 'officiating was extremely poor, inconsistent' in loss to Falcons

New Orleans (9-4) missed an opportunity to strengthen its hold on first place in the NFC South, which now has three teams within a game of one another; Carolina (8-4) sits in second place and Atlanta (8-5) in third. "I think it's been a problem all year, and it's something that's going to have to be addressed from a leadership standpoint at the top in our league office", Payton said.

Sport Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Peru captain
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Peru captain

The 33-year-old striker, who plays for Flamengo in Brazil, had been provisionally suspended by world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association after the drug, classified as a stimulant, was found in his system after Peru's 0-0 draw away to Argentina in a World Cup qualifier in October.

Sport Hope Solo announces she will be running for US Soccer President
Author: 0 Hope Solo announces she will be running for US Soccer President

Earlier this week current president Sunil Gulati said he will now not stand for what would have been a fourth term in the role, but will focus on the U.S. But her career was rarely as simple as her appearance record and longevity made out. Solo is nothing if not controversial, but her stances are reasonable, and the race should feature more women willing to share their voices and experiences.

Sport West Brom manager Pardew afraid of losing captain Evans
Author: 0 West Brom manager Pardew afraid of losing captain Evans

The former Manchester United defender was the subject of continual interest from Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in the summer, and City have maintained their pursuit going into the January transfer window despite the move breaking down in August.

Sport Mariners get speedy Dee Gordon from Marlins in trade
Author: 0 Mariners get speedy Dee Gordon from Marlins in trade

Others quickly followed, saying Gordon would most likely move to centerfield for the Mariners . His path from infield to the outfield is reminiscent of the move Billy Hamilton made a few years ago, although in Hamilton's case he had one year to adjust to center field in the minors.

Sport Stanton Will Only Approve Deal To Astros, Cubs, Dodgers, Yankees
Author: 0 Stanton Will Only Approve Deal To Astros, Cubs, Dodgers, Yankees

Since Stanton would now approve a trade to the Yankees , it would behoove NY to at least continue to inquire about what it would take to get him. Those four teams represented the AL and NL championship series clubs from 2017. Stanton has a clause in his contract that allows him to veto a trade if he doesn't approve of the destination. The Red Sox have indicated publicly that they are not afraid to go over the luxury tax threshold this offseason, but apparently wouldn't do it for Stanton, ...

Sport Ogbonna backs West Ham fans to lead them past Chelsea
Author: 0 Ogbonna backs West Ham fans to lead them past Chelsea

You can have the best players in the world, but if you don't work hard you won't win games. The Mexico worldwide has been missing for all of those with injury, but he is back in training, and could be set for a recall against the champions.

Sport Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack
Author: 0 Shinto shrine head, 2 others killed in Tokyo sword attack

Two women were killed and another person was injured Thursday night in a stabbing incident at a Shinto shrine in Tokyo , with the male suspect appearing to have committed suicide, police said. According to sources quoted in local media, Nagako first approached the police over the family succession issues in 2002. After slashing the priestess, Shigenaga Tomioka then stabbed a younger woman he was with to death with a sword, before killing himself, police said.

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