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Sports Darren Weir faces six charges and issued with a show cause notice
Author: 0 Darren Weir faces six charges and issued with a show cause notice

Weir, along with Jarrod McLean, have also been issued with show cause notices in which they must convince racing authorities why they shouldn't lose their training licences. The news had several owners making contingency plans in the event Weir was stood down although prominent syndicate managers such as OTI's Terry Henderson and Yulong Investments that have horses with Weir were prepared to wait until after the show cause hearings before making decisions on whether to move their horses.

Sports Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat
Author: 0 Cesar Azpilicueta Reveals Chelsea Dressing Room Anger After Bournemouth Defeat

With a tough title race battle already underway, Sarri recognises it will be a hard mountain to climb for his players but the club have considered Champions League qualification a minimum requirement in recent seasons. Howe's team are in great form at the moment having beaten West Ham and Chelsea in their last two games. That three-year stint did not yield a major trophy, however, and it has been observed the demands for honours at Chelsea place a different strain upon Sarri.

Sports Monaco swap Tielemans for Leicester's Silva
Author: 0 Monaco swap Tielemans for Leicester's Silva

The Foxes want to sign the 21-year-old on loan until the end of the season with a view to a permanent move in the summer. Silva has failed to make much of an impact at the King Power Stadium since arriving from Sporting Lisbon for £22m in 2017.

Sports India face elimination as Italy win both singles
Author: 0 India face elimination as Italy win both singles

As India finds itself in a deep hole against Italy in the Davis Cup, captain Mahesh Bhupathi was left to rue a missed break-point in the first set of Ramkumar Ramanathan's match against Andreas Seppi. They traded breaks in games three and four in set number two before John shifted into a higher gear, breaking again in the fifth game and marching towards the finish line with another one at 4-2.

Sports Martial renews with Manchester United
Author: 0 Martial renews with Manchester United

From the day I joined I have been made to feel part of the United family and I have been incredibly humbled and overwhelmed by the warmth and love of our fans, who continue to amaze me with their support. Eight players remain out-of-contract at the end of the 2018-19 season including goalkeeper David de Gea , Juan Mata and Ashley Young. The caretaker boss expects the forward to recover from the slight injury that kept him out of Tuesday's 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford, after ...

Sports Former Vikings Pro Bowl QB Wilson dies at 60
Author: 0 Former Vikings Pro Bowl QB Wilson dies at 60

Police said there was no indication of foul play and that the death was under investigation. He played 10 seasons for the Vikings, leading them to the NFC title game during the 1987 season. "Sad news today as we lost a teammate far too soon, " Aikman wrote on Twitter. In 17 National Football League seasons, Wilson won 36 games and passed for over 17,000 yards while tossing 99 touchdowns and 102 interceptions.

Sports Unai Emery says Denis Suarez could make Arsenal debut vs Manchester City
Author: 0 Unai Emery says Denis Suarez could make Arsenal debut vs Manchester City

He has character, big character, and he has the quality to play here. He made the choice to start Ozil on the bench to try see if he would get a reaction from the player and it is now down to Ozil to make this happen. The 25-year-old former City youngster joined on loan from Barcelona for the rest of the season and is in line to make his bow at the Etihad Stadium.

Sports Confident Qatar stand in Japan’s path to fifth Asian title
Author: 0 Confident Qatar stand in Japan’s path to fifth Asian title

Qatar's dominance on the scoreline was not reflected in a relatively even match in which they had just five total shots on target. It was the second goal of the match against the hosts that prompted the UAE fans to start throwing their shoes at the Qatari players, an act considered to be an insult.

Sports Jiggers seized in Weir raid
Author: 0 Jiggers seized in Weir raid

The raid on Darren Weir conducted this morning by Police has been blasted not only around Australia but around the world thanks to the incredible coincidence of the media showing up to film the raid. Racing Victoria, the sport's local governing body, said the arrests followed a joint investigation with police into the "activities of licensed persons" in the industry.

Sports Mauricio Pochettino 'disappointed' with Spurs' dry January transfer window
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino 'disappointed' with Spurs' dry January transfer window

Pochettino said: "We have two free places (in the squad), with Georges-Kevin N'Koudou going to Monaco and (Mousa) Dembele to China, and he (Janssen) is going to be on the list". Things got ever more hard for Tottenham when Craig Cathcart headed the Hornets into the lead, and as time was beginning to tick down it appeared as though it might be one of those frustrating evenings for Mauricio Pochettino and his men.

Sports Klopp: ‘Man City result did not affect my players’
Author: 0 Klopp: ‘Man City result did not affect my players’

Worse was to follow for Pep Guardiola's side with 10 minutes remaining when Fernandinho's clumsy challenge sent Sean Longstaff to the turf and Matt Ritchie stepped up to convert the resulting penalty. It was not our best night. "We did not defend the second ball well, we have to improve". "The next week or so will be tough with Arsenal , Everton and Chelsea .

Sports Qatari team to visit Oman after Asian Cup final match
Author: 0 Qatari team to visit Oman after Asian Cup final match

A theoretical danger to Qatar remains from hosts UAE, who had a protest that two Qataris - Ali and Bassam Al Rawi - were ineligible thrown out by the governing AFC hours before kick-off. The Southampton defender called on tournament organisers to deal swiftly with incidents of "stupidity" that, according to Yoshida, risk damaging the reputation of Asian football.

Sports Liverpool fail to make most of City slip with draw
Author: 0 Liverpool fail to make most of City slip with draw

Liverpool could have gone seven points ahead of the Citizens with a victory over Leicester , only for Harry Maguire to cancel out Sadio Mané's goal in the game, which would end 1-1. "The boys are normal human beings, I am absolutely a normal human being". It didn't transmit to me and I don't think it did to my team-mates, but obviously you get that feeling from the crowd and I think it's not really necessary at the moment.

Sports NBA All-Star Ben Simmons, Brett Brown reflects on selection
Author: 0 NBA All-Star Ben Simmons, Brett Brown reflects on selection

Regardless, Simmons thoroughly deserves to become an NBA All-Star . And they were ultimately proved correct, with Lillard joining Russell Westbrook , Anthony Davis , Nikola Jokic , Klay Thompson , LaMarcus Aldridge and Karl-Anthony Towns as a 2019 Western Conference All-Star reserve via a vote of the NBA's coaches.

Sports Recent Match Report - New Zealand vs India 4th ODI 2019
Author: 0 Recent Match Report - New Zealand vs India 4th ODI 2019

The stunning collapse is bittersweet for New Zealand though; they have already lost the series after being comprehensively beaten in the first three of the five-match series. The man of the match title was awarded to Trent Boult as he took 5 wickets by giving only 21 runs. Boult was ably supported by Grandhomme (3/26) as the duo made flawless use of the new ball and swung the ball both ways to make life miserable for Indian batsmen after New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the toss ...

Sports Queiroz stands down as Iran coach after semi-final defeat
Author: 0 Queiroz stands down as Iran coach after semi-final defeat

His tenure ended in bitter disappointment as Iran , previously the team to beat, suffered their sixth semi-final slip-up since they last lifted the trophy in 1976. Winning by small margins is important because winning is important no matter how we play. "When we came to this tournament we already knew every game would be hard and we prepared for that", he said.

Sports Knicks expected to open Porzingis trade talks before deadline
Author: 0 Knicks expected to open Porzingis trade talks before deadline

The Knicks and Mavericks have now finalized the trade. The Knicks will receive Dallas's Dennis Smith Jr , DeAndre Jordan , Wesley Matthews and a future first-round draft pick in return for the 7ft 3in Porzingis, who has been out for almost a year with a knee injury.

Sports Anthony Davis Joining LeBron's Lakers in LA Looks Inevitable
Author: 0 Anthony Davis Joining LeBron's Lakers in LA Looks Inevitable

The Boston Celtics have also shown interest in Davis but, due to minutiae in the collective bargaining agreement, can not trade for him until this summer unless they want to trade All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving . Celtics forward Jayson Tatum knows his name has been brought up in a potential trade for Pelicans center Anthony Davis . Jayson Tatum, rests as the singlemost wanted asset the Pelicans would want, and he'd likely have to be dangled by the Celtics now in order to prevent a Los ...

Sports Tottenham held talks with Chelsea over Michy Batshuayi loan deal - Kaveh Solhekol
Author: 0 Tottenham held talks with Chelsea over Michy Batshuayi loan deal - Kaveh Solhekol

Palace are long-time admirers of Batshuayi - they had a £31.6m bid for the striker accepted by Marseille in July 2016, only for personal terms to scupper any chance of a deal before Chelsea decided to make their move to sign him. "So they can't take another player on loan". The Blues have been linked with the Belgian global again this month after initially being interested before he signed for Chelsea , and could now be set to land the striker in a big money move.

Sports Barcelona hit Sevilla for six to reach Copa del Rey semi-finals
Author: 0 Barcelona hit Sevilla for six to reach Copa del Rey semi-finals

Two goals in a two-minute spell after the break helped Barcelona race ahead, with Coutinho heading in from Luis Suarez's cross and Sergi Roberto tucking home a ball from Messi. Sevilla wing back Guilherme Arana blasted in a long strike in the 66th to give his team hope until Suarez and Messi rounded off the victory in the final minutes.

Sports Rakitic wants to extend Barça contract despite De Jong arrival
Author: 0 Rakitic wants to extend Barça contract despite De Jong arrival

The future of 30-year-old Croatian global, Ivan Rakitic , has been cast into doubt following the arrival of highly-rated Ajax Amsterdam star De Jong, who penned a five-year deal with Blaugarana. "I approach it with calmness and a lot of desire". However, Rakitic has said that he was happy to stay in Barcelone and had no intentions in making a move to any other club.

Sports Claim From France: Manchester United Agree New Contract With 23-Year-Old
Author: 0 Claim From France: Manchester United Agree New Contract With 23-Year-Old

The French striker sat out Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford on Tuesday night due to a "slight" injury. While United could navigate those games without Pogba, Solskjaer will be desperate to make sure he's fighting fit for the visit of Paris Saint-Germain to Old Trafford on February 12th.

Sports Osaka's rise to No. 1 in women's tennis rankings makes us proud
Author: 0 Osaka's rise to No. 1 in women's tennis rankings makes us proud

She came to prominence at the age of sixteen. By winning a second consecutive major title at the just-concluded Australian Open , following her success at the U.S. But she was good enough off the ground to make up for that deficiency, and managed to remain steady long enough to win two Grand Slams. Kvitova had to pause in her on-court speech for a standing ovation after thanking her team for standing by her when she did not know if she would ever be able to hold a racket again, such was ...

Sports Luka Doncic Notches Historic Triple-Double
Author: 0 Luka Doncic Notches Historic Triple-Double

Doncic becomes the first teenager in National Basketball Association history to record a 30 point triple-double, as well as the first player in National Basketball Association history to record multiple triple-doubles as a teenager. Doncic once again turned the fourth quarter into his personal highlight reel, scoring 13 points, including a coast-to-coast dunk that gave Dallas a 99-93 lead.

Sports Andy Murray posts hospital photos after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery
Author: 0 Andy Murray posts hospital photos after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery

His post on Instagram featured an X-ray picture of his hip. After the defeat he even hinted that he will try to get back onto the court saying to the crowd 'Maybe I'll see you again... It was hoped an extensive rehabilitation period in Philadelphia, followed by a gruelling pre-season stint in Miami might prove the answer, but Murray was still in significant pain on the court.

Sports Investigators find cushions that likely came from Emiliano Sala’s missing plane
Author: 0 Investigators find cushions that likely came from Emiliano Sala’s missing plane

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette struck second-half goals to earn a 2-1 win over relegation-threatened Cardiff City in the Premier League at an emotional Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. "We gave everything for him". Rescuers ended their search for the forward and pilot David Ibbotson three days later. They are the first traces of the plane to be found since it disappeared over the English Channel on January 21 as it flew from France to Wales.

Sports Mandhana, Mithali lead Indian charge to beat Kiwis by 8 wickets
Author: 0 Mandhana, Mithali lead Indian charge to beat Kiwis by 8 wickets

India have dominated New Zealand so far in the series. "We definitely want to make it 3-0. The batting hasn't been tested but in a way it's good because whoever gets the opportunity are making use of it". When asked about her role in the batting department, Mithali said, "As long as I am getting runs, I would be more than happy to play the supporting role or whatever the team's demands are".