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Sports West Ham Reject £14m Swansea Bid For Andre Ayew
Author: 0 West Ham Reject £14m Swansea Bid For Andre Ayew

They desperately need forwards to address their scoring woes and have quite a few targets in their mind: with Andre Ayew being one of them. The 28-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements at West Ham and manager David Moyes is reportedly open to offloading the Ghanaian worldwide.

Sports Mertens stuns Svitolina to reach Melbourne semis
Author: 0 Mertens stuns Svitolina to reach Melbourne semis

I started to feel it actually after the final in Brisbane. Allertova, the first qualifier to reach the fourth round since 2010, had won their only previous meeting in Doha a year ago and initially matched Svitolina stroke-for-stroke in some lengthy baseline rallies.

Sports Virginia Tech Defeats No. 10 North Carolina 80-69
Author: 0 Virginia Tech Defeats No. 10 North Carolina 80-69

On Saturday, Virginia Tech played poorly and lost at home to Florida State 91-82. Tech had been 0-5 this season against teams now ranked among the top 50 in the RPI. Maye and Berry attacked the basket, sank 3-pointers and scored UNC's first 17 points of the game. Ahmed Hill finished with 18 points for the Hokies, hitting 8 of 12 from the floor, and Kerry Blackshear Jr .

Sports Simona Halep vs. Karolina Pliskova 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Simona Halep vs. Karolina Pliskova 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

I have to serve well, otherwise she has, I would not say unsafe game but if I don't play well I don't have the chance to win against her. Halep has spent a shade under eight hours on court in four matches in Melbourne , including an epic 3hr 44min against Lauren Davis on Saturday which the Romanian won 15-13 in the final set.

Sports Edmund: I can win Australian Open
Author: 0 Edmund: I can win Australian Open

Despite an earlier exit than a year ago, Dimitrov could yet keep his third spot in the ATP Tour rankings if Croatia's Marin Cilic , who would face Edmund should he prevail over world number one Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals, fails to make the Australian Open final.

Sports Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical
Author: 0 Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical

Sanchez was previously heavily linked with a move to United's rivals Manchester City , managed by former Barca boss Pep Guardiola . United moved for the forward earlier this month when it became clear he wanted to leave Arsenal during the current transfer window rather than wait until he came out of contract in the summer.

Sports Guardiola: We don't need a new striker
Author: 0 Guardiola: We don't need a new striker

Manchester City can be defeated. Manchester City's hopes of becoming the second team ever to go an entire Premier League season without a loss were dashed last weekend, as they fell 4-3 to Liverpool in one of the best matches of the season so far.

Sports O'Neill turns down Scotland job
Author: 0 O'Neill turns down Scotland job

Sportsmail understands members of the ruling body's seven-man and one woman board will question Regan at a scheduled meeting at Hampden next week. However, after a period of deliberation, O'Neill, who lives in Edinburgh, has decided against taking the post to succeed Gordon Strachan, and will instead remain in charge of Northern Ireland following their failed World Cup qualification campaign.

Sports NWS says winter storm still on track
Author: 0 NWS says winter storm still on track

Due to the expected path of the storm, the National Weather Service office in Valley, Nebraska, issued a winter storm watch for Sunday morning through Monday morning, warning of winds and snowfall totals of 4 to 8 inches across Nebraska and a section of northwest Iowa.

Sports SC takes up Zainab rape, murder case
Author: 0 SC takes up Zainab rape, murder case

According to a Geo TV report, the Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar-led special bench on Sunday resumed hearing the suo motu notice, which it took on January 10, at the Lahore Registry. The chief justice told Zainab's family that they should inform the court of any complaints they may have. Her body was found from a heap trash on January 9.

Sports Heyman | Giants to sign Austin Jackson
Author: 0 Heyman | Giants to sign Austin Jackson

Span was traded to Tampa Bay last month in a swap that brought new third baseman Evan Longoria to the Giants. The San Francisco Giants appear to have completed the overhaul of their outfield. Jackson could also earn up to $2.5 million in bonuses. In lieu of Jackson, Evans might have opted to wait out the markets for Jarrod Dyson, Jon Jay, or even Cameron Maybin, but each player carries specific flaws that don't fit with the Giants' immediate vision for the franchise.

Sports Pelicans, Bulls meet in game between improving teams
Author: 0 Pelicans, Bulls meet in game between improving teams

Every time the New Orleans Pelicans seem take a step forward, they always end up taking two steps back. Yet all of those things occurred Monday, when New Orleans posted a wild, memorable, double-OT home victory over Chicago, despite trailing by 17 points in the fourth period.

Author: 0 English Premier League match report Swansea City v Liverpool 22 January 2018

Van Dijk was unable to clear a corner sufficiently and, after the ball bounced off Federico Fernandez, Mawson fired just Swansea's second shot of the half into the bottom-left corner. Carvalhal said his players were "brave" and "real gladiators" to see out the victory. "Last weekend feels like half a year ago", he told Sky Sports .

Sports LEAKED: The First Image Of Alexis Sanchez In A Manchester United Shirt
Author: 0 LEAKED: The First Image Of Alexis Sanchez In A Manchester United Shirt

United fans will be hoping Sanchez can start a new successful chapter. "I remember today, a conversation I had with Henry, a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason and today is my turn", he added . "I would like to thank him for his contribution here and I wish him well ". In short, both clubs seem to be signing a player who will slot well into their existing system.

Sports Martial strikes as United beat Burnley
Author: 0 Martial strikes as United beat Burnley

The Chilean forward is expected to complete that move, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction, this week and he will join a United team still entertaining hopes of catching Manchester City at the top of the league table after this victory.

Sports Sergio Aguero plays down hat-trick heroics against Newcastle United
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero plays down hat-trick heroics against Newcastle United

The Argentine hitman scored all three goals as City got back to winning ways against Rafa Benitez's Newcastle side following their first defeat of the season at hands of Liverpool last weekend. "I expect soon or never", he said. Pep Guardiola is not afraid to set his Manchester City players the target of 10 more victories and is confident they will remain focused as they continue to stroll towards becoming Premier League champions.

Sports Super Bowl LII Is Set With Patriots, Eagles
Author: 0 Super Bowl LII Is Set With Patriots, Eagles

Following the game, the official USWNT Twitter account posted this heartwarming video of their star midfielder learning her new husband helped carry the Eagles to the Super Bowl. "Sometimes it's pretty average and then you're just trying to get better and better and get to the point where you can make the fourth quarter of a game and try to play well enough to get yourself into the next one".

Sports Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero plays down Newcastle hat-trick heroics
Author: 0 Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero plays down Newcastle hat-trick heroics

Sterling also hit the post as City dominated but Newcastle gave themselves hope with a fine breakaway goal from Jacob Murphy . But Sergio Aguero killed off Newcastle's chances in the 83rd minute when he completed his hat-trick, leaving Guardiola impressed with his team's patience against a packed defence, particularly given their 4-3 defeat to Liverpool last time out.

Sports Sergio Aguero's hat-trick condemns Newcastle to defeat at the Etihad
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero's hat-trick condemns Newcastle to defeat at the Etihad

He opened the scoring by getting the faintest of touches to a Kevin De Bruyne cross in the 34th minute and then doubled the lead with a penalty after Raheem Sterling was fouled. Pep Guardiola does not want Manchester City looking over their shoulders in the quest to become Premier League champions. "It's the Premier League, everyone is spending a lot of money, that is why we expect something in this window".

Sports Cleveland Browns hiring Todd Haley as OC
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns hiring Todd Haley as OC

Haley also called the plays for the Cardinals in 2007-08 and prior to that coached with the Jets, Bears and Cowboys. Per the report, Haley to the Browns has quite a bit of steam, but of course a lot of this could be agent speak or teams leaking information to try to shift negotiations for a better deal or to create a sense of urgency.

Sports Hyeon Chung defies odds, defeats Novak Djokovic
Author: 0 Hyeon Chung defies odds, defeats Novak Djokovic

Karolina Pliskova and Madison Keys, seeded sixth and 17th respectively, preserved their flawless form with straight-set wins in Round 3, too; neither player has dropped a set at the tournament yet. "I've got like a neighborhood, core neighborhood group, with my mom", said the Tennessee native. "I definitely had a real pinch-me moment", said Sandgren, describing his internal dialogue after match point as: "Wow, this is hopefully real".

Sports Kevin De Bruyne signs until 2023
Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne signs until 2023

The form of De Bruyne and David Silva at the creative heart of Guardiola's side is a factor in Bernardo Silva being restricted to six Premier League starts since joining from Monaco during the close season. I've never witnessed it in other clubs before like that. And the 26-year-old says he feels "at home" in Manchester. The star insisted the decision to stay was easy: 'It was pretty easy.

Sports Joe Root admits unease at missing England matches to play in IPL
Author: 0 Joe Root admits unease at missing England matches to play in IPL

Depending on the outcome of the court appearance, Stokes may now make his return to global cricket in the sides' second T20 clash in Hamilton on February 18. "As has been confirmed in the media a first hearing date at court has been set for 13th February", Stokes tweeted Tuesday. "He hasn't played any cricket for a little while either so it's basically my thought that he should probably start in New Zealand just to allow him a little bit of time to get up to speed".

Sports Inter snap up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona
Author: 0 Inter snap up Rafinha on loan from Barcelona

Luciano Spalletti's Inter are fourth in Serie A , which would see them qualify for Europe's premier competition next season, level with third-placed Lazio on 43 points. "I spoke to him about his injury and my opinion was that he needs to play minutes and in Barcelona it would be complicated after our last market movements", Valverde said Saturday.

Sports North to send 22 athletes for Games
Author: 0 North to send 22 athletes for Games

Heavy security has been deployed for the North Korean delegation on a visit in South Korea ahead of its planned participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics . Two male cross-country skiers, Han Chun-Gyong and Pak Il-Chol, will be competing in the 15km freestyle. It said the united Korean delegation would be led into the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony under the Korean Unification Flag which would be carried by two athletes, one from each country.

Sports Danica Patrick to drive for Premium Motorsports in Daytona 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick to drive for Premium Motorsports in Daytona 500

She will pilot the No. 7 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Premium Motorsports with Tony Eury Jr. atop the pit box, reuniting her with both the number and crew chief with which she began her NASCAR career. Now, though, Patrick has an official ride for the 2018 Daytona 500. Still, no one is expecting Danica (probably not even Patrick herself, if she was being 100 percent honest) to win the Daytona 500 in her last attempt at it, something she's never been able to do while racing full-time in the NASCAR ...

Sports Mark Allen Claims Masters Victory
Author: 0 Mark Allen Claims Masters Victory

You can see what it meant to him. . The Masters is part of the three Major UK Triple Crown events, which include the UK Championship in York, which Ronnie O'Sullivan won for the sixth time back in December previous year and the World Championship which runs in April in Sheffield.

Sports Swansea had to make 'Formula One' Liverpool uncomfortable - Carvalhal
Author: 0 Swansea had to make 'Formula One' Liverpool uncomfortable - Carvalhal

For Swansea , this was a much-needed victory and an unlikely scalp, to end Liverpool's 18-match unbeaten run in all competitions. A slow-paced first half was only interrupted by the Swansea goal which came from a corner. It was not the full Premier League debut that Virgil van Dijk will have had in mind. Mawson was the match victor, slotting home a loose ball just before the break after Liverpool's £75million man Virgil van Dijk had failed to clear a Sam Clucas corner.

Sports Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Manchester United sign Sanchez from Arsenal in swap deal for Mkhitaryan

Sanchez scored 27 goals and provided 13 assists in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League last term, and he will be expected to hit the ground running at the Theatre of Dreams. Wenger has been criticised in recent years for buying too many attack-minded midfielders and ignoring other supposed weaker spots in his team. "I remember today, a conversation I had with Henry, a historic Arsenal player, who changed club for the same reason and today is my turn", Sanchez added.

Sports Nepal's development more inclusive than India's, China's
Author: 0 Nepal's development more inclusive than India's, China's

In a surprisingly stark warning about the impact of short-termism, the WEF calls for a new way of assessing national accomplishment beyond gross domestic product (GDP), a measure it says fuels increasing income and wealth inequality . While the top of the WEF index is dominated by the small European countries, Australia (9) is the only non-European country to make its place in the top 10.

Sports Kawhi Leonard's rehab timeline causing rift between him and Spurs, per report
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard's rehab timeline causing rift between him and Spurs, per report

Wojnarowski adds that "there is work to be done to fix what has been until now a successful partnership", so the Spurs find themselves in rare territory for a franchise that is considered to be one of the best in all of sports. Spurs GM RC Buford has refuted these claims, but did add that this process has been "difficult for everyone". He returned to the lineup on January 13 and scored 19 points in 28 minutes.

Sports Panthers promote from within to hire new defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Panthers promote from within to hire new defensive coordinator

The team said that Wilks agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth year. The Cardinals will introduce Wilks at a press conference on Tuesday. He had a second interview with the Cardinals on Friday. By the end of the week Rivera had hired longtime National Football League head coach and coordinator Norv Turner to run the offense, and confirmed to the Observer that Scott Turner, Norv's son, would be hired as quarterbacks coach.

Sports Hazard: Chelsea don't need another striker
Author: 0 Hazard: Chelsea don't need another striker

For good measure he added a second in the second-half - his eighth league goal this term - as Chelsea eased to a 4-0 win over the struggling Seagulls. I talked with him, no worries. I'm focused on playing for only Chelsea . Despite having acres to run and many players to beat, Hazard charged forward and calmly rolled the ball into the bottom left for his second of the afternoon and Chelsea's third in the 77th minute while Moses wrapped up the scoring twelve minutes later.