• WADA athletes body seeks Russian Federation ban over missed deadline
WADA athletes body seeks Russian Federation ban over missed deadline

Sanctions against Russia's doping control agency, Rusada, were controversially lifted in September on the basis that WADA would be granted full access to its laboratories by the end of previous year. Travis Tygart, chief executive of the US Anti-Doping Agency. "In doing this WADA guaranteed Russian Federation would turn over the evidence ...

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  • Bale nowhere near being a Real Madrid leader - Mijatovic
Bale nowhere near being a Real Madrid leader - Mijatovic

However, Cazorla struck again with eight minutes of normal time remaining to ensure the game finished 2-2 , meaning Santiago Solari's side could only close to within seven points of league leaders Barcelona . "Now we have to be ready for Sunday, against Real Sociedad at home". "It is a hard time to play, returning after the holidays, we onl...

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  • Domestic violence charge against Redskins LB Reuben Foster dropped
Domestic violence charge against Redskins LB Reuben Foster dropped

The Redskins promptly took the public-relations hit and brought him in, though he resides on the commissioner's exempt list . Washington paid Foster $257,350 over the final five weeks of the season. "Some have wondered why we still think Mr. Foster hurt his girlfriend when she said that he didn't". 'I was pissed and I wanted to end him, ' Enni...

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  • Here is how Floyd Mayweather earned $9m in 139 seconds
Here is how Floyd Mayweather earned $9m in 139 seconds

I don't look forward to coming back to boxing. What if I told you I was making $9,000,000 for 9 minutes of sparring in Tokyo Japan would you do the same if you were me? The American boxing legend earned his $9 million dollars fight money without much fuzz on Monday, sending the local kickboxing star the canvas three times in the first two min...

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  • Thigh strain forces Nadal out of Brisbane tournament
Thigh strain forces Nadal out of Brisbane tournament

You have to protect the sportsman.' Costa added: 'Many players say that this Davis Cup is better, and over the time all the tennis players will realize that before they had to play four weeks to win the Davis, and now two or one. He may have missed a chance to play Rafael Nadal at the Brisbane International . "I want to feel myself competiti...

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  • Vegas Play of the Day: Spurs vs. Raptors
Vegas Play of the Day: Spurs vs. Raptors

SAN ANTONIO - Toronto Raptors wing Kawhi Leonard acknowledged that "at times" he wishes things would have gone differently during his acrimonious split from the San Antonio Spurs , adding that his time with the franchise "meant a lot" for his development.

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  • Butler not a Hall of Fame Finalist
Butler not a Hall of Fame Finalist

Former NFL coach Jimmy Johnson , another former Arkansas player, has been one of 25 semifinalists for the past three years, but was not one of the 15 finalists named Thursday. He finished his career with 1,024 receptions for 15,208 yards and 91 touchdowns. The former Packers safety was the first defensive back in the National Football League to ...

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  • The Longer Bryce Harper Waits, the Better for LA
The Longer Bryce Harper Waits, the Better for LA

The White Sox have reportedly already had two face-to-face meetings with the Nationals outfielder. Machado has still not announced which team he will sign with. If any Sox fans have been paying attention this offseason, it appears that many writers that cover Major League Baseball aren't fond of the idea of either Harper or Machado playing on...

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  • Daniil Medvedev powers past Andy Murray to reach quarters — ATP Brisbane
Daniil Medvedev powers past Andy Murray to reach quarters — ATP Brisbane

And he did that tonight". "It's my first match after a big break". "I tried to play, I wanted to play, but recommendations from the doctors (were otherwise)". 2 seed, was surprisingly beaten by the world No. 55, France's Pierre Hugues-Herbert, 6-3, 7-5 in the last match on Tuesday. I'm not sure how much longer it's going to last but we'll see.

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  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp dumbfounded Vincent Kompany didn't see red
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp dumbfounded Vincent Kompany didn't see red

He had no clue that the Man City forward was behind him and allowing the clinical forward to slip in front of him without challenge before he rifled home from a tight angle. "We did have to find a position for him", Klopp told Sky Sports News . " City were outstanding tonight, they were better than Liverpool ". The Reds were beaten 2-1...

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  • With Playoffs Set, Vegas Lists Saints As Super Bowl Favorites
With Playoffs Set, Vegas Lists Saints As Super Bowl Favorites

The Colts (9-6) and Titans (9-6) headed into today's action needing a Houston loss matched with a win on their end to clinch a division title, but now are simply playing for the sixth seed in the AFC playoff picture. Considering the Texans (3) lost their number one wide receiver, Demaryius Thomas , for the season, getting past the Colts (6) ...

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  • Reds run riot as Firmino hat-trick sinks Arsenal
Reds run riot as Firmino hat-trick sinks Arsenal

But Wolves refused to roll over and hit the home side with second half goals through Wily Boly, Raul Jimenez and Helder Costa to record a 3-1 win. Second-placed Tottenham had already blinked first before this match kicked off, losing 3-1 at home to Wolves, and City, now 10 points adrift, can not afford to do the same at Southampton on Sunday with...

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  • Juventus interested in signing ‘great player’ Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal
Juventus interested in signing ‘great player’ Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal

And Fabio Paratici, the Bianconeri's sporting director, says the Serie A leaders are monitoring Ramsey's situation as they look to strengthen Massimiliano Allegri's squad for the 2019-20 campaign. He helped us for confidence and to earn a good result. "He worked very well in Liverpool". A number of clubs are interested in signing Ramsey when hi...

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  • Van Dijk: Liverpool's defensive machine
Van Dijk: Liverpool's defensive machine

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp on the task at hand: "We have to be courageous, we have to be full of desire, angry again, all that stuff like in all the other games but with the knowledge that the opponent is, for me, still the best team in the world".

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  • Australia vs India, fourth test, Nathan Lyon, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli booed
Australia vs India, fourth test, Nathan Lyon, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli booed

Mayank Agarwal made 77 with Josh Hazlewood the best of the bowlers with 2-51. If India, the world´s top-ranked nation, win or draw in Sydney they will clinch a first-ever series in Australia since they began touring Down Under in 1947-48.

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  • Williams not frontrunner for Browns' coaching vacancy
Williams not frontrunner for Browns' coaching vacancy

He will interview Tuesday, Dorsey told reporters, and the Browns will also interview acting offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens at some point this week. The 44-year-old was promoted to offensive coordinator on the same day Williams was, when Cleveland fired Hue Jackson and Todd Haley. One coach to cross off Dorsey's list is Oklahoma's Linc...

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  • Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ranmakant Achrekar passes away
Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ranmakant Achrekar passes away

Apart from cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, Achrekar shaped the careers of players such as Vinod Kambli , Chandrakant Pandit, Ajit Agarkar and Pravin Amre , Fadnavis noted. "Last month, I met Sir along with some of his students and spent some time together. We shared a laugh as we remembered the old times", he wrote.

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  • Robert Pires sends message to Unai Emery over Alexandre Lacazette
Robert Pires sends message to Unai Emery over Alexandre Lacazette

Sessegnon again had a great chance to put the away side ahead, but was unable to get a solid contact on Joe Bryan's low cross, before Xhaka went down the other end to put Arsenal ahead after poking home from Iwobi's ball in. "He is also a problem because while he's there it's going to stop Arsenal signing any really world-class players". He a...

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  • Federer gets bragging rights over Williams in hugely anticipated match
Federer gets bragging rights over Williams in hugely anticipated match

Roger Federer - arguably the greatest player in the Open Era - has amassed an incredible 99 career titles over a 20 year career. The Swiss duo are the defending champions. "You see how focused and determined she is and I love that about her". "It was so much fun, for me it was super cool". " I was nervous returning ".

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  • Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 2
Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 2

Newcastle substitute Jonjo Shelvey struck a wonderful pass to unlock Manchester United with the outside of his right foot in the 60th minute, with Luke Shaw scampering back to deny Ayoze Perez . Solskjaer's impact has not simply been on the field with four successive wins since his appointment in temporary charge after the dismissal of the...

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