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Sports Spanish FA president Villar arrested in anti-corruption swoop on RFEF headquarters
Author: 0 Spanish FA president Villar arrested in anti-corruption swoop on RFEF headquarters

Villar was acting president of UEFA for 11 months when Michel Platini was suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association for alleged ethics violations. Police who carried out raids on the federation headquarters and other locations related to the probe said that Villar is suspected of organising worldwide football matches as part of a scheme to embezzle profits for the benefit of his son.

Sports England v South Africa LIVE updates
Author: 0 England v South Africa LIVE updates

Lee smashed 92 off just 65 balls, including 7 sixes, to lead her side to an impressive victory against India in the group stages. All of their ( England ) players are pretty much in form. "Some of them are still learning their game and I do believe we'll get bettter". But the burden has been shared throughout the competition, with Nat Sciver scoring a pair of centuries and captain Heather Knight a regular contributor with bat and ball.

Author: 0 Mirabelli: AC Milan monitoring Morata and Belotti ´on our terms

Sky Sports reported that a move to Stamford Bridge was an alternative for Morata, with Chelsea also thought to be keen on signing him. Like James, Morata's search for a new team after the season ended is based on his desire to feel important or, even more, to feel key, instrumental, necessary for his team's success.

Sports Virender Sehwag was first choice of Virat Kohli for Team India coach
Author: 0 Virender Sehwag was first choice of Virat Kohli for Team India coach

Thus, this arrangement", he said. "Ask anyone, whether it's a cricketer or any other professional, everyone wants his own people", he said. Everyone makes it a controversy. While the CAC's task was only to pick the head coach, questions were raised over their recommendation of consultants. Gillespie, who has been named the interim coach of Papua New Guinea (PNG), further said that it would have been a wonderful job for him to serve as the head coach of the Indian cricket team.

Sports Wimbledon: Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo win the Men's Doubles final
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo win the Men's Doubles final

Hingis, 36, has now amassed six mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, 12 Grand Slam women's doubles crowns and also won five major singles titles, including Wimbledon in 1997. The match had to be finished under the Centre Court floodlights with play suspended at 11-11 in the evening gloom for the roof to be closed. Marach and Pavic paid the ultimate price for not realizing any of their four break points chances in the 17th game of the decider.

Author: 0 Calciomercato Lazio: addio capitan Biglia, è del Milan

Biglia all'arrivo Milanello ieri si è trovato - suo malgrado - in un simpatico episodio che sta facendo il giro del web. Dopo l'ufficializzazione dell'ultimo arrivato in Casa Milan , Lucas Biglia (sui social impazza la sua gaffe , un " Forza Lazio " pronunciato fuori dai cancelli di Milanello ), da oggi apre la campagna abbonamenti che dovrebbe riportare a San Siro almeno 45 mila cuori rossoneri.

Sports Red Sox blank Yankees to earn doubleheader split
Author: 0 Red Sox blank Yankees to earn doubleheader split

That's the game we play". MLB.com's Statcast measured the ball struck by Judge, who leads all of baseball with 30 home runs this season, at an exit velocity of 107.5 miles per hour and a launch angle of 32 degrees. Friday night's game ended with the Red Sox literally walking it off after Aroldis Chapman walked in the winning run. "Those are the type of plays, they rarely happen".

Sports Lakers rule Lonzo Ball out for Summer League title game
Author: 0 Lakers rule Lonzo Ball out for Summer League title game

KCP - and at times bench scorer Jordan Clarkson - can knock down open triples, and in turn, the Lakers could be effective at clearing room for offensive rebounding opportunities for players like Julius Randle and Larry Nance Jr . "I grew a lot. You know, I'm just moving on from summer league now and getting ready for training camp". In addition to Kuzma, the Lakers also earned solid contirbutions from Vander Blue and Matt Thomas, both of whom started and scored in double figures in the ...

Sports Dumbo live-action remake flying towards 2019
Author: 0 Dumbo live-action remake flying towards 2019

But during Saturday's presentations at the D23 Expo in California, the Mouse House announced Dumbo is now scheduled for release on March 29, 2019. If you saw Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children , then you will recognize some of the aesthetical similarities. Drifting back to his old circus, he's soon convinced by his former boss ( DeVito ) to look after a newborn elephant with oversized ears, who Farrell's children soon discover can fly! Will Smith had been considering the ...

Sports Nike Unveils New Federer Ad Moments After Roger Lifted Wimbledon Trophy
Author: 0 Nike Unveils New Federer Ad Moments After Roger Lifted Wimbledon Trophy

His first Wimbledon title came in 2003, and he won the next four after that. Bleary-eyed after getting to bed at 5am, the Swiss champion said: "My head is ringing". "I felt that the foot wasn't so good". "I hope to be No.1 again", he said. "I've got to take more time off", joked Federer, playing in just his seventh event of the year.

Author: 0 South Korea seeks rare talks with North to ease military tensions

Mr. Moon reaffirmed his commitment to dialogue in a speech in Berlin this month, days after Pyongyang conducted its first test of an intercontinental ballistic missile . Noting that Chuseok, one of Korea's biggest holidays, falls on October 4 this year, the president said that since the two anniversaries overlap, it would be meaningful to hold family reunions on that day as a first step in addressing this humanitarian issue.

Sports Paul Pierce Retires a Celtic
Author: 0 Paul Pierce Retires a Celtic

As he's now retiring following his signing, Pierce pointed out that, "I'm a Celtic for life". He is also Boston's second all-time leading scorer with 24,021 points, trailing only Havlicek. In a very competitive series, Pierce helped lead the Celtics to win their 17th National Basketball Association title in six games. After a short stint there, he moved on to play for the Wizards for one season and ultimately finished his career under his Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers in Los Angeles with ...

Sports Transfer: Bayern Gives up on Sanchez
Author: 0 Transfer: Bayern Gives up on Sanchez

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires, meanwhile, who still trains with the Gunners, believes Monaco midfielder and fellow Frenchman Thomas Lemar would be a ideal fit for the north Londoners. After Alexis Sanchez dropped a big hint on Sunday that he wants to leave Arsenal , captain Per Mertesacker appealed to let the last season's top scorer for the club be alone and decide for himself.

Sports Rockets are for sale, team CEO Tad Brown announces
Author: 0 Rockets are for sale, team CEO Tad Brown announces

Rockets CEO Tad Brown said the weight of ownership had taken a toll on Alexander who wants to focus more of his time and energies on philanthropic efforts and family. "With the Rockets' history, having had Yao Ming and the team's high profile in Asia - James Harden, Chris Paul and the high profile they have on the current roster, all the other attributes of the franchise - they're gonna be very attractive", said Postolos, now a sports consultant.

Sports Former Balch Springs officer indicted for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards' murder
Author: 0 Former Balch Springs officer indicted for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards' murder

The Dallas County District Attorney's First Assistant Mike Snipes and Jason Hermus, Division Chief of the Public Integrity Division, presented the case to the Grand Jury. If convicted, he would be the first police officer convicted of murder in Dallas county since 1973, the report adds. Hopefully, it is a message we're sending to bad police officers.

Author: 0 The Open 2017: Defending champion Henrik Stenson to partner Jordan Spieth

It's very rare that you get a tournament this close to home", Fleetwood told reporters at the course in Southport, north-west England, on Monday. Overall, I did nicely and performed well but unfortunately my driving let me down towards the end so I just want to get that ironed out and a little bit better.

Sports Pittsburgh Steelers: No long-term deal for Le'Veon Bell
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers: No long-term deal for Le'Veon Bell

But in the absolute worst case of 2018 financial scenarios where the Steelers still want Bell on their team, they can just franchise tag him again for $14.52 million without even letting him hit the free agent market. Bell's 157 total yards per game last season ranks third all time for a running back. He set franchise records with 4,166 and 4,917 yards the past two seasons.

Sports No more chances to exchange demonetized notes: Centre tells Supreme Court
Author: 0 No more chances to exchange demonetized notes: Centre tells Supreme Court

In response to this, the government responded that such a chance would open doors for "any number of benami transactions", making it hard for the departments to separate "genuine cash from bogus ones", the report stated. He further warned Centre of issuing a court order if a policy is not introduced to provide the window of opportunity to the people. The PM said the short notice was vital to ensure that black money holders were deprived of the opportunity to launder their money.

Sports Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bob Wolff Dead
Author: 0 Hall of Fame Sportscaster Bob Wolff Dead

Bob Wolff's career spanned 78 years, longest consecutive run by a broadcaster, as recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records . Wolff was also behind the microphone for some of the biggest moments in sports history, including the Giants vs.