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Sport Hamilton wraps pre-season Formula One testing as the fastest
Author: 0 Hamilton wraps pre-season Formula One testing as the fastest

He told reporters on Thursday that Mercedes has taken a step forward with this freshly-christened racer. "It definitely does feel like a better auto compared to last year's vehicle, so that's a positive". Hamilton's chicane blunder meant McLaren still topped the leaderboard late in the session. Talk of a good recovery does not relate to Red Bull , however, with Max Verstappen registering the lowest tally of 35 laps on the final day.

Sport Luis Enrique one of the best but Conte is a master - Guardiola
Author: 0 Luis Enrique one of the best but Conte is a master - Guardiola

Manchester City's Leroy Sane claims the Premier League title is now so close he can nearly feel it. Conte added: "Don't forget we have to play Crystal Palace before Barcelona and then we have to play Leicester". Liverpool, meanwhile, inflicted defeat upon City with a high-energy, pressing system, but that's their default style and the fact they collapsed in the final minutes of their 4-3 win demonstrated the physical exertions required.

Sport Weah's son makes debut in PSG's victory over Troyes
Author: 0 Weah's son makes debut in PSG's victory over Troyes

Di Maria broke the deadlock early in the second half before Nkunku's first goal of the season ensured a sixth consecutive league victory for PSG , who had seen their lead at the summit briefly trimmed by Monaco's win on Friday night. Kylian Mbappe , Javier Pastore and Marco Verratti have all been omitted, handing Weah, 18, the chance to impress. "We managed to rest a few players", Emery said.

Sport Barcelona ace Philippe Coutinho FURIOUS with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after comments
Author: 0 Barcelona ace Philippe Coutinho FURIOUS with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp after comments

Midfielder Diame's curling effort that was headed for the top corner was just one of two shots on target the visitors managed from having 29 per cent possession. The Brazilian has scored six goals in his last nine games, including five in his last six going into Saturday's 2-0 win over Newcastle. Defeat left the Magpies 16th, only two points above the relegation places.

Sport Four-goal Bayern open 20-point lead in Bundesliga
Author: 0 Four-goal Bayern open 20-point lead in Bundesliga

StarTimes Nigeria has announced that current Bundesliga title holders, FC Bayern Munich is bringing the league trophy to Nigeria on March 8, in a move to thrill the growing number of Bundesliga and Bayern fans in Nigeria. The Germany worldwide rounded off the scoring with a smart near-post finish once picked out by Joshua Kimmich from the corner, ensuring that Bayern returned to winning ways in style.

Sport Mayfield Says He'll Fix the Browns
Author: 0 Mayfield Says He'll Fix the Browns

Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy victor, is projected to be a first-round pick. Few players drew a larger media contingent, and fewer still will be asked tougher questions during interviews with teams. What you see is what you get. "I'm ready from Day 1 to be a franchise guy". And Mayfield knows where his career is taking him next. He strolled to the Heisman Trophy and led the Sooners to the College Football Playoff.

Sport Fiorentina captain Davide Astori died of natural causes: Udine District Attorney
Author: 0 Fiorentina captain Davide Astori died of natural causes: Udine District Attorney

Italy is mourning the sudden death of Fiorentina football team captain Davide Astori as several leading sports newspapers in the country headlined the player's death on their front pages on Monday. Astori, who made 289 top-flight appearances, joined Fiorentina on loan in August 2015 and the club signed him outright one year later. Buffon posted an incredible message on social media.

Sport Shakib ruled out of Nidahas Trophy
Author: 0 Shakib ruled out of Nidahas Trophy

The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team, on Sunday, departed for the Nidahas T20 Trophy to be played in Sri Lanka from Tuesday. All the matches of this tournament will be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. How do I watch the 1st T20I of Nidahas Trophy between India and Sri Lanka live? The decision of selectors to experiment with the younger lot means that the likes of wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant , paceman Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar and others get a chance to prove ...

Sport Petr Cech earned everybody's respect with his tweet after Brighton defeat
Author: 0 Petr Cech earned everybody's respect with his tweet after Brighton defeat

Mesut Ozil curled an effort over the crossbar on three minutes after the ball broke for him on the edge of the box, before Henrikh Mkhitaryan's cross was nearly diverted into his own net on the stretch by Shane Duff in the fifth minute. After back-to-back 0-3 losses to Manchester City across two competitions, Arsenal stumbled again following two errors by goalkeeper Petr Cech on the south coast.

Sport Adam Rippon's Oscars Harness
Author: 0 Adam Rippon's Oscars Harness

The Bronze medalist at the 2018 Winter Olympics , Adam Rippon is making a fashion statement. Rippon turned his success and charisma to the red carpet of this year's Oscars . For the first time, he attended Academy Awards on Sunday night. In a word, people were thirsty. Supermodel and Top Model judge Tyra Banks praised the athlete as "fierce" while Chris Rovzar wrote: "Somewhere in heaven, Oscar Wilde, Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, and Michelangelo just shared a margarita".

Sport ACC Tournament bracket: Syracuse basketball will be No. 11 seed in Brooklyn
Author: 0 ACC Tournament bracket: Syracuse basketball will be No. 11 seed in Brooklyn

The Cavaliers lost their top two scorers and a four-year starter at point guard and somehow got better, posting the best defensive statistics in the past 15 seasons of college basketball. CHICAGO - Trevon Bluiett scored 22 points, and Xavier set a school record for regular-season wins while clinching the top seed in the Big East. If Miami wins their first game they will advance to the Semifinals on Friday night at 9 PM.

Sport EPL wrap: Arsenal crash at Brighton, Manchester City beat Chelsea
Author: 0 EPL wrap: Arsenal crash at Brighton, Manchester City beat Chelsea

Arsenal lost their fourth game in a row in all competitions after being inflicted to a 2-1 defeat at Brighton . "It is very hard, almost impossible now, " Wenger said of Arsenal's top-four chances, "we are too far behind". "I believe a quality of manager is to shorten the crisis". "We had difficulty to get going and we suffered a lot physically in the first half", he said.

Sport PSG dispatch Troyes through Angel Di Maria, Christopher Nkunku goals
Author: 0 PSG dispatch Troyes through Angel Di Maria, Christopher Nkunku goals

Julian Draxler took advantage of Troyes' defensive mistake to latch onto Di Maria and the Argentine winger beat Zelazny. Zelazny was the hero for the home side in the first half. Draxler then blazed a shot high and wide from inside the area after being set up by Lass Diarra before PSG doubled their lead. But the young attacker made amends for that miss 13 minutes from time, providing a neat finish from close range.

Sport Oakland Raiders-Aldon Smith, 1st Ld-Writethru,166
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders-Aldon Smith, 1st Ld-Writethru,166

Saturday, a San Francisco police spokesman said. After some promising early seasons with the San Francisco 49ers , Smith's career has been marred by suspensions. The 28-year-old's application to the National Football League commissioner for reinstatement was initially denied in 2016 and is still pending. Smith's legal issues continued in the meantime.

Sport Kobe Bryant wins Oscar at the Academy Awards
Author: 0 Kobe Bryant wins Oscar at the Academy Awards

The animation is directed by Disney animator Glen Keane , and John Williams is the score composer. On Twitter, numerous elebrities congratulated Bryant on is win, which can be read below. When he told people he wanted to write and tell stories after retiring from basketball, Bryant said he the reaction was, "That's cute, you'll be depressed when your career's over".

Author: 0 City too good for cautious Chelsea

That's according to Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville . That's not because Man City were that good, I just felt Chelsea today didn't really want to play. Neville said Chelsea's performance was "absolutely unacceptable" and accused Conte's players of being "mannequins", while Redknapp called their approach "anti-football" and "a crime against football".

Sport Five takeaways from the Lakers' 116-112 win over the Spurs
Author: 0 Five takeaways from the Lakers' 116-112 win over the Spurs

Now on a five-game winning streak , they've won seven of their last 10 games, and have the 10th-best record (17-10) since the start of 2018. Julius Randle led the Lakers in scoring with 25 points followed by Isaiah Thomas with 21 off the bench.

Author: 0 Conte admits 'great admiration' for Guardiola's Man City project

Chelsea were frightened to attack during today's defeat at Manchester City . City needs 12 more points to win the league , meaning the title could yet be clinched at home to Manchester United on April 7. "Who could believe?" he said. "In terms of not just the results but the way we played, today was another demonstration". Guardiola's side will go into the match on the back of a 3-0 league victory over Arsenal on Thursday, while Chelsea lost their last league fixture 2-1 ...

Sport Birmingham City set to appoint new management pair
Author: 0 Birmingham City set to appoint new management pair

The Championship strugglers sacked Steve Cotterill on Saturday following their 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest. " This course of action is taken with great regret and sadness ", a club statement read. Monk was sacked by Middlesbrough in December, after only taking charge of the club in the summer - but sources have confirmed to me that he has agreed a new role with Birmingham.

Sport Klopp: Salah battling De Bruyne for Player of the Year
Author: 0 Klopp: Salah battling De Bruyne for Player of the Year

The victor of the player award, which will be announced on Friday 9 March, is decided by a combination of those votes, the views of an expert panel, and the captain of each Premier League club who is also asked to cast a vote. Many Chelsea fans will be annoyed seeing De Bruyne and Salah perform at a high level on a consistent basis as both players weren't given enough chances to shine at Stamford Bridge.

Sport Loyola wins conference, clinching first NCAA tournament berth since 1985
Author: 0 Loyola wins conference, clinching first NCAA tournament berth since 1985

Richardson then added a miraculous, contested, long-distance 3-pointer at the shot clock buzzer to give Loyola a lead with seven minutes remaining that the Ramblers never relinquished. It capped a week when he was named to the All-MVC third team and was named the MVC Freshman of the Year. ST. LOUIS (AP) - Donte Ingram had 13 points and eight rebounds, Marques Townes had 13 points and the game-clinching free throw with 2.3 seconds remaining and top-seeded Loyola Chicago held off ...

Sport Australia in command against South
Author: 0 Australia in command against South

Starc in the 80th over of the match picked up three wickets after Mitch Marsh removed the soild Markram to dent the home side's smooth progress till the end of day's play. Opener Aiden Markram was still at the crease on 38, alongside Theunis de Bruyn on 2, and South Africa needed a further 354 for the fanciful prospect of victory.

Sport Klopp: Liverpool don't miss Coutinho. Players still here dreaming of success
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool don't miss Coutinho. Players still here dreaming of success

Firmino lamented the sale of compatriot Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January, however he remains happy at Anfield and recognises the progress he has made under Klopp . He's a very important player for us". "On a good day it makes you more unpredictable if you don't have this dominant player but on another day you miss a player like that".

Sport Premier League 17/18 Week 29: Brighton vs Arsenal- Lineups, Preview and Prediction
Author: 0 Premier League 17/18 Week 29: Brighton vs Arsenal- Lineups, Preview and Prediction

Losing to the best team in the league is one thing, but losing Brighton is another and that's exactly what the Gunners did today. "I'm of course very disappointed but I've experienced these situations before", Wenger said. Arsenal , in the manner true to a team chasing a result, had all of the ball in the closing stages with Aubameyang coming the closest to salvaging a point for his side, but they could not find the equaliser they craved.

Sport Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House?
Author: 0 Trump trying to push Ivanka, Kushner out of White House?

Kushner's family business, Kushner Companies, approached Qatar several times , including last spring, about investing in its troubled flagship property at 666 Fifth Avenue in NY, but Qatar's sovereign wealth fund declined, NBC News said, citing two sources familiar with the discussions.

Sport Frank Gore casualty of Colts' youth movement; won't be re-signed
Author: 0 Frank Gore casualty of Colts' youth movement; won't be re-signed

Reich's comments seemingly support the notion that Luck has incurred no setbacks and is progressing as expected, and more information regarding where the 28-year-old stands in his recovery should become available in April. Ballard said Gore actually broke his thumb during that Buffalo game and doctors told him they could fix it by inserting a pin. Then in December, the ageless Gore had a career-high 36 carries for 130 yards in an overtime loss in a Buffalo blizzard.

Sport Scouting Combine: Five players who impressed on Friday
Author: 0 Scouting Combine: Five players who impressed on Friday

A higher vertical leap (41 inches) than Julio Jones (38 ½). We've seen teams take running backs with the fourth overall pick in each of the past two seasons. Still think a running back at No. 1 will make a difference? What would sure be an upgrade along the defensive line and a natural fit at the one-technique, Vea grabbed 43 tackles past year for 3.5 sacks, impressing with his quick feet and, as Charles Davis mentioned to Redskins.com, his ironic ability to "get skinny" in between ...

Sport Militant killed in south Kashmir encounter
Author: 0 Militant killed in south Kashmir encounter

He added that the troops retaliated and while searching the vehicle, body of the militant and three over ground workers were recovered. According to reports, two terrorists managed to flee the spot after firing upon the patrolling party, while one was neutralised by security forces in retaliatory fire.

Sport Celtics-Rockets Recap: Houston Shows Championship Mettle With Win Over Boston
Author: 0 Celtics-Rockets Recap: Houston Shows Championship Mettle With Win Over Boston

Harden had 26 points and ten assists and Ariza had 21. Marcus Smart's desperation three-pointer at the buzzer - after hauling in a full-court pass, turning and firing in about two seconds - stunningly drew iron but did not fall. Houston's winning streak ties the second-longest in franchise history, accomplished twice during Hakeem Olajuwon's tenure in the 1990s, and trails only a 22-game run the Rockets had in the 2007-08 season.

Sport Kirk Cousins: Headed for free agency
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins: Headed for free agency

Path to the Passer: How much is Kirk Cousins worth, and should the Bills pay it? Cousins , who has played under the franchise tag with the Washington Redskins for the past two seasons, is expected to leave the team this off-season after Washington reportedly acquired veteran quarterback Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs on January 30.

Sport Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar faces three months out after foot surgery
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar faces three months out after foot surgery

Brazil soccer star Neymar, right, and his doctor Rodrigo Lasmar, left, arrive to the Mater Dei Hospital, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Friday, March 2, 2018. "Re-education will begin immediately under the direction of a club physiotherapist". He will be assessed by PSG bosses in six weeks to determine when he will be able to return to training.

Sport Doping whistleblower's lawyer blasts International Olympic Committee over Russian Federation reinstatement
Author: 0 Doping whistleblower's lawyer blasts International Olympic Committee over Russian Federation reinstatement

Now that all final results are in, the International Olympic Committee says that Russia's suspension is "automatically lifted with immediate effect". "Loads of nerves were burnt both on our and their behalf, as well as on behalf of our fans, who anxious for our athletes because they were forced to compete not dressed in our national uniform, without the state anthem and the national flag.