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Sports Sam Allardyce Confirms Joe Hart Will Be In His England Squad
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce Confirms Joe Hart Will Be In His England Squad

I want the thing, and right now", he said when asked about Stones. "Allardyce's first match as England manager will be a World Cup qualifier against Slovakia in Trnava on September 4". Allardyce asked. "I don't know why we can't be flexible". "Joe will be in this squad but it's absolutely critical in the long term he is playing regularly".

Sports Barry the unlikely match-winner, Everton beats West Brom 2-1
Author: 0 Barry the unlikely match-winner, Everton beats West Brom 2-1

He becomes Tony Pulis' second summer signing following the recruitment of QPR winger Matt Phillips for £5.5m last month. "Coming here is the flawless opportunity to do that", Galloway said . Galloway made 19 appearances for Everton in all competitions during the 2015/16 campaign. "We don't need back-ups, we need people who will go in the team and make a difference and then it will filter down".

Author: 0 Park returns to her best to win Olympic gold

But for 72 holes at the Olympics, the seven-time major victor looked as sharp as she ever has. A victory in France would make Park one of only two players (Karrie Webb) in golf history to claim five different major titles. As well as praising a competition that was ignored by many from the male paid ranks for health reasons that could be interpreted by the cynical as spurious, Hull was impressed with the bespoke Olympic course built on the Marapendi Natural Reserve in Rio's Barra da Tijuca.

Author: 0 That's Extra Special - West Ham Skipper Delights At Win Over Bournemouth

Following a knee injury to Andy Carroll which will rule him out for six weeks, manager Slaven Bilic could be forced to dip into the market again for a striker. Is it a proper home? " We aren't just going to get wins given ". Bilic described Carroll as "so down" and said that the frustration was compounded by how well he had performed through pre-season.

Sports Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold
Author: 0 Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold

Phelps and Lochte have won four consecutive gold medals in the 4x200m freestyle relay. On the breaststroke leg, Phelps pulled ahead as duo worked their way past Brazil's Thiago Pereira and then Phelps brought it home, extending his lead to nearly two seconds as Lochte fell apart the last 20 meters.

Author: 0 Medals awarded in Olympic women's triathlon

Wisconsin's Gwen Jorgensen gave the United States its first gold medal in the triathlon since it became an Olympic sport in 2000. Jorgensen came in 38th place in the same event in the 2012 Olympics after getting a flat tire on her bike, her Team USA bio says .

Sports Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap
Author: 0 Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono; closes points gap

It marks the first time in four years IndyCar will race on a Monday at the 'Tricky Triangle'. "This one's going to be a hard one to put behind me". I can think of three - Brazil, St. "It feels normal. It's not like I'm doing anything special". I hope this pole position is not all that we can show you.”. TITLE TURNOVER: Points leader Pagenaud crashed exiting Turn 1 on Lap 157, tightening the championship race.

Sports From UP to Bihar, Floods Ravage One-Thirds of India
Author: 0 From UP to Bihar, Floods Ravage One-Thirds of India

The DG also briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with full updates of the flood situation in these states late in the night. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday spoke to Chief Ministers of four flood-hit States - Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Rajasthan - and assured them of help in dealing with the disaster.

Sports Adam Lallana: Liverpool win over Arsenal has laid down benchmark for season
Author: 0 Adam Lallana: Liverpool win over Arsenal has laid down benchmark for season

Theo Walcott put Arsenal ahead in the 31st minute, less than two minutes after missing a penalty, only for Philippe Coutinho to equalize for Liverpool in first-half stoppage time with a spectacular free kick. By Crooks' standards it isn't the most ridiculous line-up - that honour goes to this 3-1-1-5 formation (or is is a 3-1-6) which would test Kurt Zouma's midfield abilities to their limit.

Sports Ramirez's 2-run homer in 8th lifts Indians past Blue Jays
Author: 0 Ramirez's 2-run homer in 8th lifts Indians past Blue Jays

Stroman's last start against the Indians came on July 1, in that epic 19-inning game won by the Indians 2-1. Cecil retired Jason Kipnis on a fly out for the second out, but Francisco Lindor reached on an infield single. Cleveland finally broke through to score a run on Stroman in the sixth inning, but even that inning included a double play. Sanchez also has 132 strikeouts throughout his 156.1 innings, which span 24 starts.

Author: 0 Notre Dame football players arrested in 2 incidents

Butler was arrested and jailed after the altercation. Early Saturday morning, police arrested cornerback Devin Butler , on a preliminary charge of battery on a police officer. As police separated the women, Butler, who appeared to be "extremely irate", walked toward one of the women and shoved her, said South Bend police Lt.

Author: 0 Rose claims golf gold for Britain

Justin Rose of Great Britain, birdies on the 3rd hole during the final round of the men's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Sunday, Aug. How cool would it have been to have a playoff for team gold, on top of Rose's stirring individual victory? "I might start crying myself", said the 36-year-old Englishman.

Sports U.S. wins women's 4x200 freestyle relay in Rio Olympics
Author: 0 U.S. wins women's 4x200 freestyle relay in Rio Olympics

Since the women's 4 x 200 freestyle relay made its Olympic debut in 1996, the Americans have won the event in every Olympic Games but one. "I just wanted to lay it all out there", Ledecky said after her final race in Rio. Missy Franklin, who had qualified second in the 200 free at US trials six weeks ago, did not get to swim the final, adding to a disappointing week for the darling of the London Games.

Author: 0 Rio Olympics 2016: Spain gets basketball bronze after edging Australia

Spain, on the other hand, continues to be one of the most consistent forces in men's basketball . "We were possibly one defensive stop away but it just goes to show just how hard it is to win a medal at a tournament like the Olympics". THIRD QUARTER: The action resumes and Boomers take lead for first time since first score of the game. The Aussies were behind at every change, but rallied in the final quarter to lead for large periods.

Author: 0 Dion Lewis reportedly needs second surgery on knee

He was coming back off a torn ACL, which he suffered last November. According to CSNNE's Tom Curran , Lewis "had a complication after his ACL surgery and needs to have a second procedure". Mason joins a long list of Patriots linemen now dealing with injuries. That's a big blow to the offensive line, and not the only one. The 6-foot-1, 300-pounder played in 14 games as a rookie last season, starting in 10.

Sports Cisse's last-gasp taekwondo gold first for Ivory Coast
Author: 0 Cisse's last-gasp taekwondo gold first for Ivory Coast

It's hard to say how disappointed I am. The west African nation's only other previous medal was a silver won by Gabriel Tiacoh in the men's 400m at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. He later revisited the moment when his gold dream was cruelly taken from him. "I wanted to be the Olympic champion today". A saviour arrived, in the shape of the Moldovan billionaire Igor Iuzefovici, who promised to to fund the young athlete.

Sports Chelsea leaves it late to beat Watford 2-1
Author: 0 Chelsea leaves it late to beat Watford 2-1

Instead, the Spanish global was able to pounce onto a flawless through pass from one of the replacements, Cesc Fabregas , and beat Heurelho Gomes, who had earlier failed to hold Eden Hazard's low drive, allowing Michy Batshuayi , another substitute, to equalise.

Sports Conor McGregor: Nate Diaz annoyed Irishman ran away during the fight
Author: 0 Conor McGregor: Nate Diaz annoyed Irishman ran away during the fight

Diaz said that he felt like he won the fight, but it's all good since he got paid. "It was not easy..." No, highly unlikely. The most likely options would be for McGregor to be looking at some film roles which would no doubt be easier for him to land given the UFC's new WME-IMG talent agency owners.

Author: 0 Bale double gives Real Madrid winning start

Real Madrid's superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to training with the Spanish football giants after picking up a knee injury in Portugal's Euro 2016 final victory over France, manager Zinedine Zidane has confirmed. Former Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi had the home side's best chance to level but opted to pass to forward Juanmi rather than try his luck and wasted the opportunity.

Sports Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25
Author: 0 Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Washington State also received votes in the poll, following Utah . Tennessee was last ranked in the top 10 of the AP poll on October 29, 2006. If you expand the coaches poll to look at any team that received a vote, it breaks down as SEC 10, Big Ten and Pac-12 eight, ACC seven, Big 12 five, AAC four and Independents, Mountain West, Conference USA and MAC two apiece and Sun Belt 1.

Sports Rio 2016: USC's De Grasse earns second medal
Author: 0 Rio 2016: USC's De Grasse earns second medal

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games may be nearing the end but several medals are still on the line for Canadian athletes on Friday. "If I can stay healthy this whole year, I think I have a good shot at him", said the Canadian. On the track, Canadian distance runners continue their quest for a shot at the podium. Fournel and Cochrane, who finished seventh at the 2012 Olympics in London, did not qualify for the Rio Games, but were informed on July 31 that a spot was open to replace a Russian pair ...

Sports Brazil grabs men's volleyball gold, with Neymar watching
Author: 0 Brazil grabs men's volleyball gold, with Neymar watching

Brazil will be playing in its fourth straight final and will be looking for its first gold since 2004 in Athens. But their run of four straight victories ended at the hands of their nemesis Italy. It was neck and neck with each side saving two set points until a mistake by Filippo Lanza on a serve reception gifted Brazil a two-set lead. The score was tied again, at 28.

Sports Bolt captures gold No. 9, bids adieu to Olympics
Author: 0 Bolt captures gold No. 9, bids adieu to Olympics

Four years later in Beijing, he won his first Olympic 100m title in a then world record of 9.69 seconds, spreading his arms out and thumping his chest before the line. "It's hard work, sweat and sacrifice", he said on what was behind his achievements. "My team came through for me tonight", Bolt said. It's a relief.

Author: 0 Vivian Cheruiyot wins Kenya's fifth gold in Olympic record

Great Britain's Eilish McColgan finished 13th in 15:12.09. The Kenyan said she shared a few words with Bolt before her 5,000m final at the Olympic Stadium on Friday. Nikki Hamblin , the runner whose act of sportsmanship alongside American Abbey D'Agostino in the 5,000 meters heats warmed hearts at the Olympics, finished last in the final in 16:14.24 — still a personal best for the New Zealander.

Sports Lukaku change inspired Everton comeback - Koeman
Author: 0 Lukaku change inspired Everton comeback - Koeman

Full-back Seamus Coleman is facing another two weeks at least on the sidelines with his ankle problem. Bolasie said: "I don't know why he's come out and said that". Bolasie has joined Everton on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of £30million. The Senegal global has since managed just 152 minutes of competitive football for the club and - along with winger Aiden McGeady - was not given a squad number for this season.

Author: 0 Olympics: Team USA topped by Klay Thompson in leading Spain at halftime

As the US stretched the lead to double digits multiple times in the match, Spain always battled back and refused to allow the game to get out of reach. The one consistent element of their games in Rio is Durant's ability to score early (he finished with 14 points Friday). Kyrie Irving had 13 for the U.S.

Author: 0 Brazil to play for pride not revenge in Olympic Games football final

With Neymar thriving, Brazil was in command from the start in front of the more than 70,000 fans at the Maracana. The Nigerians, who posed an intermittent threat to Germany's gold medal hopes throughout the 90 minutes, had been the non-Brazilian story of the tournament prior to Wednesday.

Sports Rio 2016: French walker Yohann Diniz poos himself in epic Olympics fail
Author: 0 Rio 2016: French walker Yohann Diniz poos himself in epic Olympics fail

Diniz was actually leading the race by 1:28 when he went down and looked to be on his way to a medal before his body decided otherwise. Canada's Evan Dunfee took over as leader, after Diniz initially had a one minute lead. He hadn't recaptured his lead by the 40-kilometer split, however. The New York Post reports the unsightly and smelly accident caused the French athlete to finish last, six minutes behind the victor.

Author: 0 Gunnar Bentz Issues Statement on Rio Scandal, Points Finger at Ryan Lochte

The incident, for which the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) apologized late on Thursday, has embarrassed the host city, angered the police and government and dominated news coverage of South America's first Olympics. Rio is plagued by violent crime and Brazil has deployed 85,000 police and soldiers to secure the Olympics. Add in the storyline of these particular Olympic Games, that Rio is a lovely but troubled city, riddled by street crime, so when Lochte says he was robbed with a gun to ...

Sports Aussie athletes released by Rio police
Author: 0 Aussie athletes released by Rio police

The group was taken into custody during the game earlier this evening, and a lawyer is now with them at the police station. "Early this evening a number of Australian athletes went to support their mates at the Australia- Serbia match, " De Jong told media at 1.30am local time (2:30pm AEST).

Author: 0 Usain Bolt easily advances in 200m

Whitlock first stood out of a strong squad including all-around victor Kohei Uchimura and world champion Kenzo Shirai for the floor title and less than two hours later, Whitolck edged experienced teammate Louis Smith in the pommel horse final.