The announcement, which represents a key strategic victory for President Bashar al-Assad, got here simply hours after US-led strikes pounded Syrian authorities targets in response to a suspected chemical assault on the enclave's predominant city of Douma.
Jason Roy smashed an unbeaten 91 as Delhi Daredevils defeated hosts Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in a last-ball thriller in the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) in Mumbai yesterday. After being put to bat, the strategy of opening the inning with Yadav, instead of captain Rohit Sharma , and Evin Lewis worked wonderfully well, as they gave MI a flying start with a 102-run-stand.
Manchester City moved to within touching distance of a fifth English league title after bouncing back from a bitterly disappointing week to beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley. However, this time there was no second-half collapse as City should have ran out even more convincing winners. Lloris palmed Jesus's shot to Sterling and the winger drilled into the roof of the net to leave City fans singing "we're going to win the league".
He's very cool. He's very calm. We have to give him those opportunities and when he gets those and he may only get one then he goes and takes it with both hands. "I would like to apologise for the first half". As for the remarks by King, which were interpreted widely as an indication that the Ibrox board will not extend Murty's period as interim manager beyond the summer, he said: "I haven't had a conversation with the chairman".
Anushka was excited throughout the match and actively cheered for her husband and RCB captain Virat Kohli. She was all smiles when Virat managed to catch an important ball during the match. But AB de Villiers struck a half-century to guide the team home easily. Quite clearly we now know that Anushka was truly Virat's lucky charm there (as he says it always).
NY also planned to contact Jerry Stackhouse - coach of Raptors 905, Toronto's G League affiliate - according to sources. "I hope they call me". After an 11-year playing career with stops with the Knicks, New Jersey Nets, Kansas City/Sacramento Kings, Clippers , Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers , Woodson joined the Bucks in 1996 as an assistant coach.
Corriere dello Sport, a daily sports newspaper in Rome, led with the headline "Che Furto", meaning "What A Theft", while Sport, the Barcelona daily, carried "El Robo Del Siglo" on its front page, "The Theft Of The Century". But they are pursuing a 13th European Cup, which would make them the first team to win the trophy three years in a row since Bayern Munich between 1974 and 1976.
Salah also became the eighth player to score 30 goals in one season in the history of the Premier League . Mohamed Salah has underlined his commitment to Liverpool as manager Jurgen Klopp banished fears about the Egyptian star's immediate future being anywhere but Anfield.
Mesut Ozil , Jack Wilshere , and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were among the Arsenal players rested after completing its defeat of CSKA Moscow in Europa League play on Thursday. The Magpies have lost just once since January to climb into the top half of the table, 10 points clear of the relegation zone and just two short of the magic 40 mark.
Liverpool may be flying now, but their early-season problems killed their challenge before it even began, while Arsenal and Chelsea have been out of the reckoning since the autumn. Mourinho was then asked if he was frustrated because City won the title on the back of United's loss. "We want to show that this season we are the second best team in the country and to do that we need more points".
The 23-year-old striker has won an impressive 117 aerial duels for Frankfurt so far this season, with a success rate of 47%. However, he was not their preferred option and only became a candidate after the Bundesliga champions failed to convince Heynckes to extend his current contract and in their attempts to court former Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel.
Wagner averaged 14.6 points and 7.1 rebounds as a junior, earning second-team All-Big Ten honors and a place on the NCAA All-Tournament team. Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard now knows exactly when he'll be on the clock during the 2018 NBA Draft.
Manchester City were crowned English Premier League champions after their cross-town rivals Manchester United suffered a 1-0 loss to bottom-placed West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford. United have won their last five league matches. Nemanja Matic will also retain his place in the middle of the park and I think we might see Mourinho switch to a two-man midfield so Ander Herrera may drop back to the bench on Sunday despite his superb assist against City.
BBC commentators Steve Cram and Paula Radcliffe voiced their anger at the slowness of the medical response, with Cram seemingly exasperated saying: "He's going to hurt himself and there's nobody anywhere near". "We can't have medical people on every corner of the road", he said. As you know the worldwide rules are very clear in that an athlete has to declare themselves unfit to race (before they can receive any medical attention).
Chelsea were on course for their tenth league defeat of the season after Jan Bednarek followed up Duaan Tadic's first-half opener at St Mary's. However three goals in eight minutes - two of which came from substitute Olivier Giroud - saw Chelsea turn the match completely on it's head despite the fact that the fifth-placed side don't have a huge amount left to play for.
The Bianconeri made a stunning recovery from their 3-0 deficit in Turin, but unfortunately they could not oust their European champions, who celebrated a 4-3 aggregate win via a last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo penalty. I was sure we would after having seen our performance in the first leg. "The champions survive the resistance", proclaimed Spanish newspaper Marca , also repeating late Real midfielder Juanito's famous line: "93 minutes at the Santiago Bernabeu is a very long time".
When they approached him, the 23-year-old reportedly became combative and officers needed to use a Taser on him. The 23-year-old was found passed out in his auto by police on a Philadelphia highway. It was expected that Worley would be in the mix for a starting job in Philadelphia along with fellow corners Ronald Darby, Jalen Mills and Sidney Jones.
Guardiola shouted at the referee as his players made their way into the dressing room at the half-time, before he was ordered to spend the second half watching from the stands. "You can imagine Pep (Guardiola ) was not happy with the (disallowed goal) but we've scored five goals against Man City and only conceded one". In the second half today we got hold of it slightly more but we still have to improve.
It was thus the 21st Gold medal for India in the marquee tournament. Satish lost the final of the 91kg category, losing 0-5 by unanimous verdict to England's Frazer Clarke, who got 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 from each of the five judges as totals of the three rounds.
Portia Woodman outsprinted the Australian defence to open the scoring midway through the opening half to put New Zealand ahead. The men had three pool matches yesterday and needing to finish top of the pool to qualify for the semi finals they went three for three with wins over Zambia (54-0), Kenya (40-7) and Canada (33-7).
Largely limited to DH duties due to lingering shoulder issues, Ramirez failed to establish himself as Boston's premier bat in the heart of the order previous year a slashing just.242/.320/.429 with 23 home runs and 62 RBI over 133 games. Cora said of an offseason visit to Ramirez. "Playing clean and fast, and pitching". "I think you can always play better, you can find those little things you need to work on, but yeah we're hot right now", Benintendi said.
The Warriors shed the disinterested, coasting skin they had worn for weeks and came out playing with the passion - and playing with the flair, having fun - we have come to expect from them. It left many to wonder: After going so long without delivering playoff-level effort, could the Warriors automatically turn it on when the appropriate time arrived? Catch Game 1 of the National Basketball Association playoffs between the Warriors and Spurs today at 12 p.m.
Forward Jordan Ayew believes Swansea have set the standard to survive in the Premier League. The hosts were on the front foot during the opening exchanges, as a disjoined Everton showing did not chime with Sam Allardyce's confidence that he will be their manager next season.
But I know him [Lahoz] from Spain , so I could imagine that. Liverpool's win saw them reach the competition's semi-finals for the first time since 2008, when they lost to eventual runners-up Chelsea. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shot over on a rare Liverpool attack before the visitors survived another scare just before the interval as Sane had a goal chalked off.
He was then taken to an ambulance via stretcher. Boren's term as OU's president ends on June 30, when he will be succeeded by former LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly . Perhaps Stoops' greatest legacy, however, is the respect and love his former players have for him, players who showed up by the hundreds to honor a man who means so much to them.
This time it was substitute Stephan Lichtsteiner, on for Mattia De Sciglio, who was given too much space by Marcelo to cross. "I think he exaggerated the part about a crime against the humanity of sports being committed, but it should be understood that it was his last game in the Champions League and he expected to win it".
I'll say my side, but also us as a team, we've been underperforming. Ferrari achieved back-to-back front row lockouts for the first time in 12 years, putting the team in good stead to continue its great start to the season. "Obviously that was really close ". "Yes we are", he said. "Tomorrow it's expected to be much warmer, so I hope that we've done the right thing setup-wise and we have better pace in the race than Ferrari".
Poirier secured a fourth round victory over Gaethje at UFC Fight Night, in Arizona, despite a badly injured right leg and a swollen right eye. Tough guy. "I've paid my dues", Poirier said. Co-main event victor Alex Oliveira earned one of two "Performance Of The Night" awards after his decision to step in on short notice to fight Carlos Condit paid off.
Stability inside the working week and for the last few weeks, I'm really happy with him'. "I think he has to try to keep that level of stability, and from that stability of course will appear the special match with the special performance like it happened against City".
Jutanugarn closed with a 3-under round while Feng was 1 under and Park was even par on Saturday. Her second-round three-over-par 75 followed her opening 70 to leave her one over and in a share of 32 place. Yin said the Solheim experience provided momentum into her first professional win in December at the Omega Dubai Ladies Classic on the Ladies European Tour.
Climbing up the ladder, Srikanth went on to reducing the deficit before eventually taking the lead for the first. Malaysia's Chong Wei Lee (R) hugs India's Srikanth Kidambi after their badminton men's final match at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast .
We get them, we'll win the game, and if we don't, we're probably going to lose. For Portland, the struggles continued throughout the first half as their star backcourt combo of Damian Lillard and C.J. "We just need to just set a tone from the beginning playing with a lot of physicality and play for 48 minutes", said Niko Mirotic. "Dame had a hell of a game, but it's playoffs and you can put everything behind what happened before", Stotts said.
The three-time Grammy Award victor strummed a multicolor electric guitar and wore a personalized Predators home jersey while delivering the anthem. Down a game after falling 5-2 to the Predators on Thursday, the Avalanche entered the game without another key player on the back end.
Ben Simmons became the first Sixer ever to register a points-assist triple-double in his playoff debut. Veteran guard Marco Belinelli has a team-high 13 points off the Sixers' bench. Redick's 3-pointer in the opening minute of the fourth quarter gave Philadelphia a 96-80 lead. The 76ers scored the final six points of the first quarter as part of an 18-3 surge that saw them take a 41-38 advantage with 8:14 left in the half.
Mohamed Salah may have scored his landmark 40th goal of the season for Liverpool , but Jurgen Klopp was also enthused about his team taking their tally to 121 in all competitions. Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah's record-breaking goalscoring form is a "win-win situation" for both the Egypt global and Liverpool . Liverpool reached 70 points after a 20th league victory of the season at home to Bournemouth .