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Sports Geoffrey Boycott makes racist comments, apologizes later
Author: 0 Geoffrey Boycott makes racist comments, apologizes later

An uneasy silence followed after Boycott's comment where diners, which included several black guests, had paid almost 300 Pounds each for a luxury hospitality package. Later the 76-year-old apologised for the remarks and said that they were unacceptable. The last England cricket player to be knighted was Sir Ian Botham in 2007.

Sports Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach
Author: 0 Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach

The lawsuit was filed on August 11 with the Labour Tribunal in Barcelona , and the club is demanding that Neymar repay the portion of the renewal bonus he received upon officially signing a new five-year deal with the club last October .

Sports England World Cup hero to tour Pakistan
Author: 0 England World Cup hero to tour Pakistan

On June 24, the ICC board had agreed to support a three-game Twenty20 series between Pakistan and a World XI side to help revive worldwide cricket in the country. "Just pray that we keep our security solid", Sethi said. The team will be announced as soon as the players sign their contracts, said the report. Sethi also said that both Sri Lanka and the West Indies cricket boards had assured the PCB they will tour Pakistan in October and November, provided there were no security problems during ...

Sports Pakistan set to welcome global cricket after hiatus
Author: 0 Pakistan set to welcome global cricket after hiatus

The return of full worldwide cricket to Pakistan moved a step closer on Monday when it was confirmed that former England coach Andy Flower will lead a World XI in three Twenty20 matches in Lahore next month. The Pakistan board is also now in talks with their West Indies counterpart for a short Twenty20 trip a month later. Sri Lanka is due to play two test matches, five ODIs and three T20s against Pakistan in October and Sethi said probably one or two Twenty20s could be played in Lahore.

Sports Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder sent off against Man City Under-23s
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere: Arsenal midfielder sent off against Man City Under-23s

Jack Wilshere's return from injury seemed to be going according to plan tonight, when the Arsenal midfielder laid on an assist during an u23 game against Manchester City . Wilshere, who spent last season on loan with Bournemouth , is making his latest comeback from a fractured leg and has played twice for the Under-23s.

Sports Manchester United Closing in on Re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Manchester United Closing in on Re-signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic

But there is a growing sense that the 35-year-old will return to Old Trafford, with the view to taking a coaching role once his playing career comes to an end. "He's not ready to play tomorrow, he's not something urgent, he's not something you are desperate to have it done, or not done". The newspaper reports that the Swede is set to be offered a short-term contract and the terms will be considerably reduced from last season's deal.

Sports Arsenal Duo Bramall & Jenkinson Set To Seal Birmingham Loans
Author: 0 Arsenal Duo Bramall & Jenkinson Set To Seal Birmingham Loans

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear at the end of last week that he needed to trim his squad. Bramall has impressed since joining Arsenal and featured on their preseason tour of Asia and Australia and was handed a first-team squad number this season.

Sports Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win
Author: 0 Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win

Ahead of the US Open at Flushing Meadows next week, Muguruza displayed an emphatic performance to beat Halep who saw off current world number one Karolina Pliskova in the semi finals in straight sets of 6-1 6-0. Muguruza is 2-0 against Halep on hard court. Now you're telling me I'm going to be No.3, but I didn't know that. Muguruza would win the final nine games of the match.

Sports Chelsea have to decide what to do, says Costa
Author: 0 Chelsea have to decide what to do, says Costa

It's pretty clear to see how Antonio Conte feels about Diego Costa at the moment. According to the Telegraph , asked about the current situation at the club, he said: "I can tell you one thing is very important for me", said Conte.

Sports Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Patriots
Author: 0 Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Patriots

While fans focus on Brady, Gronkowski and the core of stars that will be the backbone of the Patriots' 2017 success , Belichick is also piecing together all the complementary pieces that will fill out this fall's squad for the defending Super Bowl champions.

Sports Several Browns kneel during anthem
Author: 0 Several Browns kneel during anthem

Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer stood near the group and placed his hand on the shoulder of one of his teammates, according to Cabot . Among the Cleveland players who took part in the protest by taking a knee were Duke Johnson , Jabrill Peppers, Seth DeValve , Jamie Collins , Christian Kirksey, Jamar Taylor, Terrance Magee, Calvin Pryor, and Ricardo Louis .

Sports Giants' Beckham leaves preseason game vs. Browns with sprained ankle
Author: 0 Giants' Beckham leaves preseason game vs. Browns with sprained ankle

He then jogged off the field on his own, but he couldn't make it all the way to the Giants' locker room. Beckham returned to the sideline for the start of the third quarter, wearing street clothes with his ankle wrapped. We've seen some big injuries in meaningless preseason games, like Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson suffering a season-ending knee injury two years ago.

Sports Windies' Brathwaite reported for suspect action
Author: 0 Windies' Brathwaite reported for suspect action

Stuart Broad wants to play in the home Ashes series against Australia in 2019 after passing Ian Botham to take second place on England's list of Test wicket-takers. That left the West Indies with a tricky nine overs to bat in twilight before the tea interval. "Even with low expectations, I was still left disappointed by their bowling, which showed no penetration at all", Agnew said.

Sports German Foreign Ministry pokes fun at Breitbart gaffe
Author: 0 German Foreign Ministry pokes fun at Breitbart gaffe

Podolski will no doubt be horrified to find his picture at the epicentre of such an emotive and topical issue, but if there's one positive to come out of it, it's that we know that the former Arsenal star is far from all the trouble. Though many found Breitbart's monumental gaffe quite amusing, Podolski himself was reportedly none too amused, and according to his manager Nassim Touihri, is considering legal action against the publication.

Sports Seahawks acquire OL Matt Tobin, 2018 7th-round pick from Eagles
Author: 0 Seahawks acquire OL Matt Tobin, 2018 7th-round pick from Eagles

Tobin, an undrafted free agent back in 2013, signed with the Eagles and has played with the team since being signed. The Eagles now hold their own first round, fourth round, fifth round, and sixth round picks, in addition to Minnesota's fourth round pick, a conditional fourth from New England, and Seattle's fifth round pick in the 2018 draft.

Sports Garbine Muguruza to face Simona Halep in Cincinnati final
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza to face Simona Halep in Cincinnati final

Halep, the two seed, was in place to become number one in the WTA rankings with a victory, a ranking she's never held despite being one win away three times this season. Kyrgios praised Dimitrov post-match, revealing the Bulgarian had helped him lift out of the mental doldrums after "dragging me out on the practice court".

Author: 0 Manchester United hit four to sink sorry Swansea

Into the second half and United continued to dominate the early possession, but it was Swansea who nearly grabbed an equaliser when Tammy Abraham sent a free header over the crossbar from 12 yards. He was one of three substitutes who were involved in three goals that all came in the last 10 minutes at the Liberty Stadium. "It was a different performance [to West Ham] but I think the same kind of consistency, confidence, discipline, I think we had that again", he told Sky Sports .

Sports Man City, Everton Pay Tribute To Barcelona Attack Victims
Author: 0 Man City, Everton Pay Tribute To Barcelona Attack Victims

Both teams go into the game with wins to their name after the opening gameweek- the Citizens beat league newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion, while the Toffees managed to get past Stoke City . Manchester City have no new injury problems ahead of the clash with Everton . Sigurdsson who just joined last Wednesday is likely to start from the bench , while Ross Barkley and James McCarthy are set to miss out due to injury.

Sports Two-day tour canceled after flooding
Author: 0 Two-day tour canceled after flooding

Buddy's still got pace and Aussies are doing incredible things at the highest level in the football world, these are the Plays of the Week. The BCB had reportedly proposed alternative venues but Australian team management rejected them for logistical reasons.

Sports English Premier League Report: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea 20 August 2017
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea 20 August 2017

They showed me great desire, great spirit, great willingness to fight. I don't think Chelsea are a defensive team", said Pochettino. "[ Manchester United and Manchester City ] They invested a lot last season". "They played and showed real glimpses today". It's not fair to blame Wembley. "I thought we played better and created chances to score, but that is football and sometimes you have to accept another team is more clinical in front of goal".