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Sports Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record
Author: 0 Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Twenty-two years after he pedalled across Scotland in one day, he set off on 2 July from Paris and cycled through Europe, Russia, Mongolia and China, before reaching Australia and New Zealand. He also had to cycle in sub-zero temperatures, and through smog and forest fires in North America. He had two falls - one of them in Russian Federation requiring emergency dental treatment from his back-up team - but otherwise everything went to plan.

Sports Truex starts playoffs with a bang
Author: 0 Truex starts playoffs with a bang

Elliott didn't have anything for Truex at the finish, but matched a season-high second-place finish he had in June. "(But) from where we've been to where we ran today was a major, major step in the right direction, frankly where we need to be, where we deserve to be, to the potential we can run".

Sports Red Sox reportedly cheated with a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch
Author: 0 Red Sox reportedly cheated with a Fitbit, not an Apple Watch

Gausman is 4-6 with a 4.25 ERA and 67 strikeouts in his career against the Red Sox . However, the admission by the Red Sox comes at a pivotal time in the season. "Didn't feel like the follow-up with the medical staff was warranted", Farrell said. Per Evan Drellich of CSN New England , Boston announced Pedroia is day-to-day with a nasal contusion.

Sports Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas invites Abbas to resume control of Gaza

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made the announcement Tuesday, saying that his group is serious about returning power to the Western-backed Palestinian leader and calling on him to respond with practical steps. Hamas is in financial and political distress after years of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade as well as recent economic pressure from Abbas. It has always resisted calls to disarm or place its men under Abbas' control.

Sports How we beat Chelsea to sign Lukaku - Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 How we beat Chelsea to sign Lukaku - Jose Mourinho

Ander Herrera has made only one Premier League start so far this season, with not even Paul Pogba's injury enough to buy the Spaniard a slot in José Mourinho's starting lineup. "It's football, it's competition and we take it seriously". " I don't think it was my influence, no ", said Mourinho. "We gave Michael Carrick a contract because we think he's a good player and an important player", declared Mourinho.

Sports Serena Williams writes lovely letter to her mother
Author: 0 Serena Williams writes lovely letter to her mother

Williams gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr . on September 1 . The superstar, 35, then explained how it was these exact attributes that have caused her to face hateful criticism over the years, from being called a man because of her physical appearance, to falsely being accused of taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Sports Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial
Author: 0 Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial

An extended stay in the hot seat then followed for van der Breggen, as a succession of riders failed to beat her time on the first and second intermediate time checks - and the rain started to fall. USA star Chloe Dygert was fourth and Ellen van Dijk of the Netherlands was fifth. Speaking about bouncing back after he Rio crash, she said: "To be an athlete is to have ups and downs, and sometimes they are really downs, but the downs make the ups even more attractive I think".

Sports Hodgson wants to see Palace desire
Author: 0 Hodgson wants to see Palace desire

Former England manager Hodgson replaced Frank de Boer after just four Premier League games but was unable to halt their losing run in his first match in charge, a 1-0 home loss to Southampton at the weekend. "Perhaps if certain people decide to get involved with creating things or putting themselves on the line they would have the same sorts of experience".

Sports Aston Martin Might Build Engines for Red Bull Racing
Author: 0 Aston Martin Might Build Engines for Red Bull Racing

Max Verstappen says his Red Bull's engine requires some "fine tuning" after lacking top-end speed on the straights to close the gap to team-mate Daniel Ricciardo at the top of the timesheet in Singapore . "We want to be more involved in the sport", he told the pair as part of the Channel 4 race broadcast. Former Nissan executive Palmer was a key figure in negotiating just such a previous deal for the Japanese manufacturer's Infiniti brand, which has now gone to the Renault works ...

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Author: 0 "No further action" needed after Verstappen's first lap crash in Singapore

With Vettel failing to score, Hamilton saw his lead swell to 28 points, putting him more than one race win clear of his Ferrari rival in the standings with six races to go. "For sure, it's bitter but it's done", the four-time Singapore victor told Channel 4 TV. "Or maybe it's starting to show that Hamilton is more familiar with the vehicle concept", he added.

Sports Chris Long donating 6 game checks to scholarship fund
Author: 0 Chris Long donating 6 game checks to scholarship fund

He was particularly outspoken after violent protests surrounding a statue of Civil War General Robert E. Lee . STAB will work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia to find two students to receive the scholarships. He has also not been afraid to speak out against President Trump on Twitter. Long is no stranger to charity or activism. "I think it's a good time for people that look like me to be there for people that are fighting for equality", he said after the first time he ...

Sports Klopp sick of Liverpool's defensive slips after League Cup loss
Author: 0 Klopp sick of Liverpool's defensive slips after League Cup loss

Pep Guardiola's side backed that up with a big win in the Champions League and a 6-0 thrashing of Watford in the Premier League at the weekend. At the turn of a decade they would dominate from nearly start to finish, it was Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest who knocked Liverpool out 2-1 on aggregate at the semi-final stage.

Sports David Luiz deserved red card - Wenger
Author: 0 David Luiz deserved red card - Wenger

David Luiz has been accused of intentionally setting out to hurt Sead Kolasinac , with pundit Garth Crooks claiming the Chelsea defender "wanted a piece" of his Arsenal opponent. Luiz follows fellow centre half Gary Cahill in spending three domestic games on the sidelines with the former Paris Saint-Germain defender set to miss the Carabao Cup match against Nottingham Forest and league fixtures with Stoke and Manchester City .

Sports NFL's Lawrence Timmons Dolphins Had Filed Missing Person Report
Author: 0 NFL's Lawrence Timmons Dolphins Had Filed Missing Person Report

A team spokesman told NFL Network's Steve Wyche before the game that his absence was not team or football related. Timmons did not play in the Dolphins 19-17 win over the Chargers . The Dolphins have yet to take this course of action with Timmons, who was supposed to meet with team doctors on Monday. However, the Dolphins linebacker was later found at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Sports Lakers, Andrew Bogut Agree to 1-Year Deal
Author: 0 Lakers, Andrew Bogut Agree to 1-Year Deal

Bogut has been sidelined since February with a broken leg and missed the remainder of the season with the Cleveland Cavaliers . If his addition helps keep the Lakers out of the top-five, the Celtics will not receive the team's lottery pick next summer.

Sports Cris Cyborg Says She's Not Interested In Fighting Ronda Rousey
Author: 0 Cris Cyborg Says She's Not Interested In Fighting Ronda Rousey

Now Cyborg is the UFC featherweight champion and it is Rousey's coach who is calling out Cyborg. She was also becoming very popular in Hollywood. She has since fallen back from the fight scene and is now teasing a career in professional wrestling, leaving many to pretty much assume that her fighting days are behind her.

Sports Wheaton College Athletes Charged Following Hazing Probe
Author: 0 Wheaton College Athletes Charged Following Hazing Probe

According to the Associated Press, five Wheaton College players are charged with aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint for allegedly hazing a teammate by duct-taping his hands and feet and attempting to sodomize him with an object before they left him in an off-campus park while half-naked.

Sports Martin Schmidt handed reigns at Wolfsburg
Author: 0 Martin Schmidt handed reigns at Wolfsburg

Assistant coaches Uwe Speidel and Freddie Ljungberg, alongside first-team analyst Jan van Loon , have also been released. Wolfsburg only survived in the Bundesliga last season by a winning a playoff. The 54-year-old Dutchman only took charge in February, when he quit as boss of Arsenal's youth academy, and managed to keep Wolfsburg up last season, but Saturday's 1-0 defeat at VfB Stuttgart proved to be the last straw.

Sports Boxing Judge Adalaide Byrd Has A History Of Unpredictable Results
Author: 0 Boxing Judge Adalaide Byrd Has A History Of Unpredictable Results

Last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Golovkin and Canelo fought to a controversial twelve round split draw. But, many spectators and writers say Golovkin won a majority of the rounds. Talks are already under way for this fantastic rematch with venues in Dallas, New York and Las Vegas leading the way with Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo - May 5 2018 - being the most likely date.

Sports Chelsea v Nottingham Forest
Author: 0 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

And Conte has confirmed that Hazard is in line for a starting place. "I think this season could be the opportunity for our players to play games. In my career I was injured a lot of times and I have a bit of experience about this situation".

Sports How and Where to Watch ENG vs WI 1st ODI
Author: 0 How and Where to Watch ENG vs WI 1st ODI

Having inspected at 1pm - half an hour after the scheduled start - the officials, Tim Robinson and Simon Fry, opted to look again at 2pm and better news emerged when they decided the match would start at 2.30pm. West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first against England in the first one-day global on Tuesday. Windies must win the upcoming series either 5-0 or 4-0 with a tie or no-result if it wants to gain direct entry into the 2019 ICC World Cup in England .

Sports Singapore GP signs new F1 contract
Author: 0 Singapore GP signs new F1 contract

Iswaran added: "The F1 Singapore Grand Prix has generated significant benefits for our economy as well as the Formula 1 franchise". Cars drive around a floodlit street circuit through the heart of Singapore against a backdrop of glittering skyscrapers while spectators are entertained by headline music acts.

Sports Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume
Author: 0 Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $862.94M company. Amazon.com had 196 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. First Lp holds 0% or 98,049 shares. General Counsel & Secretary, Arnold Richard S. Jr., sold 1,000 common shares of Silver Spring Networks, Inc . Electron Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Company holds 1.92% in Silver Spring Networks Inc (NYSE: SSNI ) or 428,294 shares.

Sports 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria heads for Caribbean
Author: 0 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria heads for Caribbean

Hurricane warnings have been issued for Guadeloupe, Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Martinique, St Lucia and the USA and British Virgin Islands, and a hurricane watch is in effect for Puerto Rico, St Martin, St Barts, Saba, St Eustatius and Anguilla.

Sports Falcons prove NFC Championship blowout of Packers was no fluke
Author: 0 Falcons prove NFC Championship blowout of Packers was no fluke

In order to remain undefeated, the Packers will need to avoid the critical mistakes they made against the Falcons in all three phases. We tried to answer it that way, it kind of seemed like nobody believed us while we were saying it. "I knew they were going to try me at some point", Trufant said. That is what our coaches preach. I was looking back for the ball. "I've been working on my hands daily and it is paying off".

Sports Storms Brewing In The Atlantic Prompt Another Hurricane Warning
Author: 0 Storms Brewing In The Atlantic Prompt Another Hurricane Warning

Hurricane conditions are possible by Monday night or Tuesday in Antigua and Barbuda , St. Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat , Guadeloupe, Dominica, Saba, St. The eye of Jose, with top sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (145 kph), should remain off the U.S. East Coast, the NHS said. On Wednesday, Maria was expected to be near or over Puerto Rico, which was spared the full brunt of Irma, although much of the island had its power knocked out.

Author: 0 Gylfi Sigurdsson says Everton are 'good enough' to turn things around

If the two teams had identical records at the end of the season, there would be a play-off. But in failing to replace Lukaku, he left the side short of pace and mobility up front - as well as goals. "What I saw from the team made me happy". We have to take our chances when we get them and it will be a different game. "City won the game and did their job, I was thinking about the others, and when I saw their results, I thought it was an opportunity we can not waste".

Sports Red Bull roll back the years with Singapore form
Author: 0 Red Bull roll back the years with Singapore form

Engine development will be the sole motive for Aston Martin helping their compatriot in these endeavors. Aston Martin is finally thinking about entering Formula One as more than just a brand. "And then of course we'd like to be involved a little more next season and then join the dots". Honda is tipped to hook up with Toro Rosso, Red Bull's junior partner.

Sports Cups are not target for Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Cups are not target for Tottenham Hotspur

The England worldwide produced a lacklustre performance in the goalless stalemate with Swansea at the weekend, but Pochettino says dips in form should be expected for a player of his age and experience. The Carabao Cup returns to our screens once again this week, with the Premier League big-boys welcomed to the competition at the third round stage.

Sports Terror threat level drops as London investigations continue
Author: 0 Terror threat level drops as London investigations continue

Earlier Saturday, an 18-year-old man was arrested in the port area of Dover, a major ferry terminal for travel between Britain and France. Police said in they arrested a 21-year-old man in the west London suburb of Hounslow, which is home to London's Heathrow Airport, just before midnight Saturday.

Sports Manuel Neuer to miss Bayern Munich's game against Schalke
Author: 0 Manuel Neuer to miss Bayern Munich's game against Schalke

Neuer made his first appearance of the season in the 2-0 win over Werder Bremen on August 28 and has played a total of four games this campaign. And his performances lately have been nothing short sensational, which is pretty much what we've come to expect from the world's finest goalkeeper.

Sports PSG: Neymar & Cavani involved in dressing-room altercation after Lyon win
Author: 0 PSG: Neymar & Cavani involved in dressing-room altercation after Lyon win

Cavani has spoken about the exchanges with Neymar since the game, telling Gol de Medianoche de Radio Universal (h/t EFE via Sport ) that he has no issue with his new forward partner. PSG boss Unai Emery has continued with a hands-off approach over the set-piece feud though. New French record signing worldwide Kylian Mbappé was asked for his opinion post match about the Cavani penalty miss and the 18 year old claimed: "He missed the kick, sometimes the ball goes in, sometimes no".

Sports Manchester United urged to ban racist Romelu Lukaku song
Author: 0 Manchester United urged to ban racist Romelu Lukaku song

In a statement given to The Times on Monday night (18 September ), a Kick It Out spokesman said: " Kick It Out is aware of footage of alleged racist chanting by supporters of Manchester United that emerged on Wednesday evening [following a 3-0 Champions League win over FC Basel]".

Author: 0 Got interested when FC Barcelona offer came: Phillipe Coutinho

The 25-year-old Brazil global was Barcelona's key transfer target but Liverpool rejected multiple bids from the La Liga side, saying the player was not for sale. "Now I'm here and I'll give my best, as always". I'm focused on working hard and to have a good year if possible. When asked whether he would move to Barcelona, Coutinho said: "Not that I know of".

Sports Matthew Stafford, Lions breeze by struggling Giants
Author: 0 Matthew Stafford, Lions breeze by struggling Giants

New York's defense was pushed around last week by the Dallas Cowboys , but the Lions don't have that kind of offensive line and definitely have nothing near Dallas' run game. "When I finally got to him, I was excited", Wise said. "Go home ... come back in tomorrow, watch some film, rehab, prehab, get right, short week, short memory, new game on Sunday".

Sports Judwaa 2: How Varun Dhawan And Vivan Bhatena Filmed The Fight Scenes
Author: 0 Judwaa 2: How Varun Dhawan And Vivan Bhatena Filmed The Fight Scenes

Talking about Judwaa and Tabu , Varun posted the pic on his Instagram account with the caption, "A week ago I ran into the very handsome Tabu who was also part of the original judwaa ". "Friend or foe, you have to get an NOC from all living persons who are mentioned in the film". Recently when the " Kick " jodi bumped into each other, Jacqueline immediately made Salman to shake a leg with her on " TAN TANA TAN ", a recreated version from Varun-Jacqueline-Taapsee's upcoming comic caper " ...

Sports Burnley boss Sean Dyche: Premier League special, but don't discount Carabao Cup
Author: 0 Burnley boss Sean Dyche: Premier League special, but don't discount Carabao Cup

The New Zealand worldwide has made an immediate impact at Turf Moor, with crucial goals in his first two league matches to fully justify his fee, a club record for Burnley . As for Leeds, they are top of the Championship table on goal difference after winning five of their first eight matches. Christiansen said: "We lost our identity".

Sports Tom Brady: I hope Colin Kaepernick gets another chance in NFL
Author: 0 Tom Brady: I hope Colin Kaepernick gets another chance in NFL

King, now a writer-in-residence at the Harvard University-based Fair Punishment Project, tweeted about his conversation with Kaepernick on Sunday. If they want to make every team line up with helmets under their left arm, they can. "And he's certainly qualified and I hope he gets a shot". Bennett's brother, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett , chose to sit during the anthem through the first two weeks of the 2017 season.

Author: 0 Jose opens the door to potential Old Trafford return for Rooney

It was not until the introduction of Jesse Lingard for a disappointing Marcus Rashford that United began to pick up the pace. However, the arrival of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, has seen the 36-year-old slip down the pecking order at Old Trafford, with Mourinho now looking to replace the former England global.

Sports Isco targets more silverware after extending Real Madrid stay
Author: 0 Isco targets more silverware after extending Real Madrid stay

Having joined Madrid from Malaga in 2013, the playmaker has amassed 192 appearances for Los Blancos , scoring 33 goals and providing 29 assists. Competition for those starting spots is fierce, but given the financial commitment Real have now made, one has to assume he'll have the inside track from now on.

Author: 0 Chelsea vs Arsenal: Wenger - What we learnt from Liverpool defeat

Here are seven deadly stats from the game... Wenger shouldn't be taking these chances like he did against Liverpool and Chelsea . Cesc Fàbregas has created the most chances (2) for Chelsea in the opening 25 minutes. Ramsey, who has spent six years at the North London club, received the man of the match award following his display as Arsenal earned their first point at Chelsea since the 2011-12 campaign.

Author: 0 Andrew Bogut Agrees to One-year Deal With Warriors' Division Rival

On paper, the Boston Celtics looked like an obvious option for Bogut, but the Lakers managed to make a strong pitch and nab the Australian big man instead. But his numbers when fit are among the league's best, and he has stamped his reputation as an elite defensive player, particularly during his time with the Golden State Warriors which culminated in the 2015 NBA Championship.

Sports Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis
Author: 0 Keys residents trickle back to warning of new crisis

About 4,000 people remain in emergency shelters, and hundreds of thousands of accounts both residential and commercial are still without power. "We've got a long road to go, we've got activity that will be occurring here on the recovery side for months", Price said at a news conference.

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