• Durban stripped of hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games
Durban stripped of hosting 2022 Commonwealth Games

It had been estimated that staging the Games in Africa for the first time would have cost at least ZAR8 billion (£498 million/$607 million/€567 million). "It does not look like we will find each other", he said. She worked with the Rome 2004 and Turin 2006 Olympic bids and also managed PR & media for Dr.

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  • La Liga 2016-17: Deportivo 2 - 1 Barcelona: 5 Talking Points
La Liga 2016-17: Deportivo 2 - 1 Barcelona: 5 Talking Points

Barca top of the standings with 60 points. But Barca defender Pique called for a sense of perspective after the match, with Barca having pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history four days earlier against PSG. But the hosts went one better from the resulting corner, Ter Stegen failed to gather Javier Mascherano's attempted cl...

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  • Here are this year's four biggest NCAA tournament snubs
Here are this year's four biggest NCAA tournament snubs

It's as much a rite of March as someone winning the office bracket pool picking by mascot or uniform color. Sixty-eight teams qualified for this year's tournament. Tip-off time for Friday's game was to be announced later Sunday evening. Big Ten Tournament champion MI received a No. 7 seed in the Midwest Region.

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  • Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery aims to leave PED issues in past
Philadelphia Eagles' Alshon Jeffery aims to leave PED issues in past

They obviously have a very good wide receiver in T.Y. Hilton, but pairing him with someone like Jeffery - who's also a very good receiver and who has good size - would make the offense even more unsafe and give Andrew Luck more weapons to work with.

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  • AJ Bouye will leave Houston, sign in Jacksonville
AJ Bouye will leave Houston, sign in Jacksonville

Reportedly speaking to the player following the period's opening on Tuesday, Bouye would be a great target for the Eagles to sign this offseason. Texans were extremely competitive in trying to keep A.J. The Texans revised their offer twice before letting up at the $12 million mark and the Jaguars taking over landing the rising cornerback. How ...

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  • Arsene Wenger's tactics fail Arsenal in loss to Liverpool
Arsene Wenger's tactics fail Arsenal in loss to Liverpool

The Frenchman dodged questions on whether Sanchez was happy in north London , although warned the 28-year-old that Arsenal hold the whip hand should he have designs on leaving the club in the summer. Danny Welbeck pulled them within one in the 57th minute, but Liverpool would regain the two-goal lead thanks to a strike by Georginio Wijnaldum in ...

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  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: Leaders Chelsea nearly unstoppable
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: Leaders Chelsea nearly unstoppable

City's 2-0 win at the Stadium of Light moved them to within eight points of Antonio Conte's side, who travel to West Ham on Monday night and then face City on April 5. Jermain Defoe hit the post from distance, Fabio Borini sending a header wide from the rebound while Billy Jones twice went close from corners in an impressive first-half display.

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  • Wilfred Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back to back wins
Wilfred Ndidi impressive as Leicester secure back to back wins

Shakespeare's second act impresses . " Riyad Mahrez has been frustrated with himself". Caretaker Craig Shakespeare has also been in the mix after leading the club to a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Liverpool earlier in the week. Hull's lead did not last long after Christian Fuchs grabbed an equaliser with 28 minutes gone. The defender...

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  • Floyd Mayweather had no idea David Haye was still fighting
Floyd Mayweather had no idea David Haye was still fighting

A few of the younger lads there asked if I wanted to do some sparring but I was more than happy to stick to the pads! It's only after the event that people look and think actually 'who called for this?'. I've prepared for a fight an absolute dog-fight, he's been preparing for a fight in a creche. "All I am hoping for is he doesn't cry off with some...

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  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to answer questions on Sergio Aguero
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to answer questions on Sergio Aguero

Guardiola, who succeeded Manuel Pellegrini as City manager past year, said he was impressed by the Sheikh's football knowledge -- but the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss was left in no doubt he will be replaced if results are not good enough.

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  • New Antibiotics to Fight Bacterial Resistance Urgently Needed
New Antibiotics to Fight Bacterial Resistance Urgently Needed

Fowler cited the IDSA-supported 21st Century Cures Act, which includes a provision that would help speed new antibiotics to market, as a step in the right direction for antibiotic development. According to the global health body, the list is divided into three categories according to the urgency of need for new antibiotics: critical, high and medi...

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  • David Wright's shoulder injury is latest entry into his lengthy injury history
David Wright's shoulder injury is latest entry into his lengthy injury history

Wright is now back in NY being examined further. The 34-year-old has a chronic back condition known as spinal stenosis and underwent neck surgery last year to fix a herniated disk. A career.296/.376/.491 hitter, Wright posted a.226/.350/.438 slash with seven home runs and 14 RBI past year. The 33-year-old switch-hitter played 50 games at third for ...

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  • Wolfsburg hire Arsenal academy boss Jonker as head coach
Wolfsburg hire Arsenal academy boss Jonker as head coach

The 54-year-old has signed a contract with Wolfsburg until 2018 after replacing sacked Valerian Ismael, who parted company with the club on Sunday after just four months. Following his departure from the club, Jonker said: "We have made significant progress and it has been great to be part of a club which puts such an emphasis on developing young...

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  • Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell
Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

The team placed a franchise tag on the running back Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The exclusive tag means he can not negotiate with any other team. Bell earned his second Pro Bowl selection and was named the Steelers' Most Valuable Player following in 2016, a season in which he became the first player in National Football League histor...

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  • David Moyes says Sunderland must win five of final 12 league matches
David Moyes says Sunderland must win five of final 12 league matches

Up to conceding the goal Sunderland had done a good job of restricting their hosts by making the game attritional and scrappy and Everton gradually succumbed. Following that effort, it was Everton's striker Lukaku who finished the game off after a swift counter attack with just ten minutes left to play.

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  • Mack Beggs Is A Boy. So Why Is He Wrestling Girls?
Mack Beggs Is A Boy. So Why Is He Wrestling Girls?

Beggs was born a girl and is transitioning to male. Attorney Jim Baudhuin is the father of a girl wrestler in a different weight class as Mack Beggs, the 17-year-old girl transitioning to become a boy. A lingering question: If Beggs agrees that it's unfair for her to compete against females, why does she choose to compete at all? As for the...

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  • Rickie Fowler carries four-shot lead into final round at Honda Classic
Rickie Fowler carries four-shot lead into final round at Honda Classic

Rapidly rising Englishman Tyrrell Hatton is alone in second place and will play with Fowler in the final pairing. "I'll be out front and in control, and with the way I feel about the game, the way I've been swinging, I'm looking forward to it".

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  • Villarreal v Real Madrid
Villarreal v Real Madrid

To watch this match online in the United States, you can stream it live on beIN Sports Connect . You just have to log in or create a new account, deposit some money -1€ should be enough- and you can enjoy Los Blancos games from your home.

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  • Sixers send Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter
Sixers send Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter

He hasn't played at all this season with a calf strain and only averaged 5.6 points and 3.3 rebounds in an injury plagued 2015-16 season. "We are excited to welcome Ersan", said Hawks coach and president of basketball operations Mike Budenholzer.

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  • Nick Mangold bids farewell, thanks Jets for 11 great seasons
Nick Mangold bids farewell, thanks Jets for 11 great seasons

It's not too often an offensive lineman becomes one of a franchise's most recognizable players, but center Nick Mangold reached that level with the New York Jets. Mangold's release proves the Jets are fully in a rebuilding mode. With Mangold gone, it looks like the Jets are confident in turning to Wesley Johnson to take over at the position that ...

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