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Sport South Africa court adjourns ex- president Jacob Zuma corruption case
Author: 0 South Africa court adjourns ex- president Jacob Zuma corruption case

Mr Zuma might enjoy great support but he cast a lonely figure inside the courtroom earlier, where he sat as an accused in the dock alongside a representative of his co-accused, the French arms company Thales. At the hearing, Judge Themba Sishi said Zuma was free "on warning". Constitutional lawyer Pierre de Vos tweeted that a court had already ruled that the decision to prosecute Zuma was valid.

Sport Sam Allardyce Jokes About Jurgen Klopp Being More Popular Than He Is
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce Jokes About Jurgen Klopp Being More Popular Than He Is

Given the current trajectories of the two clubs, they may not get a better chance for some time . With Liverpool facing Manchester City in the Champions League mid-week and the top four all but wrapped up, Sam Allardyce's side will be hoping to face a rotated Liverpool team on Saturday.

Sport Khabib Nurmagomedov can't escape Octagon misfortune
Author: 0 Khabib Nurmagomedov can't escape Octagon misfortune

Holloway is obviously out, as his weight cut was going poorly and the New York State Athletic Commission forced him to abort his attempts at making the 155 pound weight limit, and withdrew him from the card all together. First he was supposed to fight Tony Ferguson . He is being arraigned right now and dealing with what he has to deal with. Al Iaquinta is Khabib Nurmagomedov's new opponent in the main event of UFC 223 .

Sport UEFA charge Liverpool over Manchester City bus attack
Author: 0 UEFA charge Liverpool over Manchester City bus attack

Pep Guardiola wants Manchester City to have faith in an improbable turnaround despite Liverpool romping to a 3-0 Champions League quarter-final win in Wednesday's first leg. In fact, City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne said it was "a nice feeling ". The focus will now inevitably shift, following Wednesday's events, to the Etihad Stadium next Tuesday, and the plans which are in place to avoid any repeat.

Sport Watson becomes oldest victor of Masters' par-3 contest
Author: 0 Watson becomes oldest victor of Masters' par-3 contest

Watson did end up winning the contest with a 6-under 21, and he, Nicklaus, and Player had their fair share of highlights, from close approaches to long putts. "You want the best for your grandkids", Nicklaus said. Watson would have damaged his chances to win another Masters when he was the surprising victor of the contest at 6-under par on Wednesday.

Sport Europa League: How Arsenal might line up against CSKA Moscow
Author: 0 Europa League: How Arsenal might line up against CSKA Moscow

But after winning the penalty that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to put Arsenal ahead in their 3-0 win over Stoke yesterday, the German midfielder took the chance to get his own back. 'It's good for his confidence'. "I've seen VAR work". "We bring it over here and it seems to be confusing but for this sort of incident?" Lacazette, appearing for the first time since mid-February due to injury, was introduced from the bench soon after the hour and made himself a nuisance, but ...

Sport Wenger plays down hype over Arsenal's Europa League title chances
Author: 0 Wenger plays down hype over Arsenal's Europa League title chances

This will be Arsenal's first European quarter-final since 2010 and, having previously reached seven quarter-finals in the first 14 years of his tenure, Wenger is convinced that the club's supporters will turn out in force tonight. "We are going to face a very good team with very good experience". However, all three rely on good positioning rather than a turn of pace, and they'll be tested by an Arsenal attack that at times can play at dizzying speed.

Sport Juventus vs Real Madrid, Champions League preview
Author: 0 Juventus vs Real Madrid, Champions League preview

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane said: "This game has nothing to do with what happened 10 months ago [when Real beat Juventus 4-1 in the 2017 Champions League final]". "We have basically the whole squad available apart from the two suspended players". "In that moment we left the competition and - particularly because this is a two-legged match - that's something that can not happen again".

Author: 0 Max Holloway to replace Tony Ferguson in UFC 223 fight

I think he's a good fighter, very good fighter. Saturday night was supposed to be the long awaited fight between Ferguson and Nurmagomedov, with the fight being scheduled three previous times. "Hell no!" White told ESPN if he would try to reschedule the match up again. The bout was rescheduled for a third time at UFC 209 for the interim lightweight championship, but the week of the fight, Nurmagomedov pulled out due to a poor weight cut.

Sport Spring snow forces Yankees to postpone home opener
Author: 0 Spring snow forces Yankees to postpone home opener

The Yankees are keeping tabs on the weather but have yet to make an announcement on the game's status. Then Sunday, Boone instructed David Robertson to intentionally walk Josh Donaldson to load the bases for Justin Smoak , who ripped Robertson's fastball for a grand slam.

Sport Sloane Stephens Edges Pass Ostapenko To Win Miami title
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens Edges Pass Ostapenko To Win Miami title

Open champion reeled off six consecutive games in the second to beat the French Open victor and claim her first Miami title after a slow start to the season. Both Stephens and Ostapenko had put previous poor form in 2018 behind them in this tournament, but there were errors aplenty from both players in an opening set that featured eight breaks of serve.

Sport Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United deserve second place'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United deserve second place'

However, when speaking to French broadcaster TF1 he stressed there is no problem between him and Mourinho. "Second-half I think Alexis was one of the guys who paid the price of the global week, playing two matches in three days". The United boss had accused his players of lacking "personality, class and desire" on that occasion. After finishing as runners-up to Portugal at Euro 2016, France head to this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation as one of the favourites, but Pogba admits they ...

Sport Bruins seize first place with another win over Lightning
Author: 0 Bruins seize first place with another win over Lightning

Stamkos, who has a career-high 59 assists this season, would benefit from time off before the playoffs, saying, "It's probably one of those things where if you just took two weeks doing nothing, it'd probably be good". Killorn took an interference penalty with 31 seconds remaining and Pastrnak scored five seconds into the penalty, putting the Bruins up 2-0 with 26 seconds left in the period.

Sport Tyronn Lue to Rejoin Cavaliers as Observer vs. Pelicans After Leave
Author: 0 Tyronn Lue to Rejoin Cavaliers as Observer vs. Pelicans After Leave

During Cleveland's 118-105 road win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday (Thursday AEDT), James tied Michael Jordan's record for 866 consecutive regular-season games with at least 10 points. "After the walkthrough he went back over to the dog". James started to pick the Pelicans defense apart with his passing and Cleveland center Tristan Thompson scored on a putback layup that gave his team a 97-90 lead with 5:33 left.

Sport Things To Look Out For When Spurs Face Chelsea
Author: 0 Things To Look Out For When Spurs Face Chelsea

Tottenham , now fourth in the league, are hoping to extend their five-point advantage over fifth-placed Chelsea when the teams meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. But regardless of the home side's tactics and the nature of the match, Son can underline his growing importance if, after his brace at Bournemouth, he shows he can also mimic Kane's threat against Conte's defence at the Bridge.

Sport Opening Day for Cubs, White Sox; Cubs' Happ homers on first pitch
Author: 0 Opening Day for Cubs, White Sox; Cubs' Happ homers on first pitch

He advanced to second on the play when Addison Russell threw the ball away into the stands. The 6-foot-4 southpaw allowed three runs in seven innings in his lone appearance against the Marlins last season, and he is carrying a 4.66 ERA and a 1-2 record in five career starts against Miami .

Sport Markelle Fultz gets serious air to block Trey Burke's shot
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz gets serious air to block Trey Burke's shot

With AP Photos. Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid will need surgery on an orbital fracture of his left eye and he has a concussion from an injury suffered Wednesday. "All I can do is pray for him". He averaged 18.7 points and 9.3 rebounds as a starter when Embiid missed six games earlier this season. At the moment they sit just a half game below Cleveland for the East's third seed.

Sport Johanna Konta out of world top 20 after defeat by Venus Williams
Author: 0 Johanna Konta out of world top 20 after defeat by Venus Williams

Williams came back in style against world number 29 Bertens, winning 5-7 6-3 7-5. The 37-year-old eighth seed from America saved a couple of match points to stay on serve and another before holding at 5-5 and secured a third break in a row after coming up with fierce backhand winners.

Sport Rodger's Take: Giants Shouldn't Trade OBJ
Author: 0 Rodger's Take: Giants Shouldn't Trade OBJ

Beckham is recovering from a broken left ankle that forced him to miss the last 12 games in 2017. We have seen "rental" trades such as the Rams move for Marcus Peters and the Eagles deal for Timmy Jernigan previous year carry a relatively low cost, but trading for Beckham would be no rental deal.

Sport Brazil wins 1-0 in Berlin to end Germany's unbeaten run
Author: 0 Brazil wins 1-0 in Berlin to end Germany's unbeaten run

He has admitted the match is "emotionally important" for Brazil - quite a statement ahead of a friendly - and that has certainly raised the stakes. "We will want to play football, to be competitive, mentally strong, and put an idea in play".

Sport I know I will be at Chelsea next year — Real Madrid target
Author: 0 I know I will be at Chelsea next year — Real Madrid target

Speaking to Dutch broadcaster Ziggo Sports , Van Gaal said: " The game was turned upside down due to the blunder of Courtois [for Messi's first goal] which I think is a big blunder ". "If I go to the World Cup with a clear idea, sign or wait another year, then I have a clear head at the tournament". 'Now we have experience. Martinez is well aware of the gruelling aspect of the Premier League where many of his players are based and has given his senior players time off to rest since they ...

Sport Team Parker stay on front foot with Joshua
Author: 0 Team Parker stay on front foot with Joshua

Speaking on "Parker In Camp", he told Sky Sports: "I guess there is more pressure at home". AJ thinks it's fashionable to be late and or maybe he thinks he gets a psychological edge by being late. Some people think we're mad - it's all a strategy, we're professionals. Higgins said: "I'm not a mean person - I don't want to accuse him of talking gibberish, but...

Sport Villanova returns to Final Four with 71-59 win over Texas Tech
Author: 0 Villanova returns to Final Four with 71-59 win over Texas Tech

Jim Spanarkel will be the analyst with Allie LaForce is the sideline reporter. Ryan Fannon and Whitey Rigsby will have the call for the Nova Nation on 610 Sports Radio. Nothing changes for us. "We didn't have him, but I thought we still played well at some times in the first half moving the ball". Sticking to our core values.

Sport Kansas beats Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Author: 0 Kansas beats Clemson to advance to Elite Eight

A year ago, the top-seeded Jayhawks lost to OR in nearby Kansas City in the Elite Eight. The Jayhawks failed to reach the Final Four the previous two seasons. A big part of that was owed to Graham, who, in true Graham fashion, added four assists and five rebounds, including arguably the biggest rebound of the game on a missed 3-pointer by Svi Mykhailiuk that just beat the shot clock with 1:57 to play and Kansas leading by just six.

Sport Stephen Curry: Exits early with knee strain
Author: 0 Stephen Curry: Exits early with knee strain

Curry's return from a six-game absence due to a sprained right ankle was cut short after he suffered a new issue. "I'm very comfortable with the amount of time we have left before the playoffs start", Kerr said. Golden State has been the top team in its conference in each of the last three seasons. While Curry is seemingly set to return, Kevin Durant (fractured rib cartilage), Klay Thompson (fractured right thumb) and Draymond Green (pelvic contusion) are out tonight.

Sport Guptill called up to New Zealand's Test squad
Author: 0 Guptill called up to New Zealand's Test squad

The first few days were spent fruitlessly toiling through 29 more overs in sweltering conditions after dismissing Cameron Bancroft in his first over of Australia's only innings at Sydney, as England tumbled to a fourth defeat of the Ashes series .

Sport John Cena Says Daniel Bryan Is Back Where He Belongs
Author: 0 John Cena Says Daniel Bryan Is Back Where He Belongs

Daniel Bryan have a heartfelt speech on the Tuesday night show to let the world know that he's been cleared to compete in the ring again. Bryan then fired Owens and Zayn. Daniel Bryan has always been one of my favorite wrestlers, and you never want to see a wrestler's career come to an end before they are ready. Jimmy Uso goes head-to-head with one-half of The Bludgeon Brothers, as his brother Jey recovers from Harper & Rowan's all-out tag team slaughter at WWE Fastlane.

Sport Bills' Zay Jones Arrested After Nude Struggle With Brother
Author: 0 Bills' Zay Jones Arrested After Nude Struggle With Brother

Photos from the scene show blood on the shattered window, and all over the floors and walls . According to TMZ Sports , Jones was naked as he fought with his brother, Cayleb Jones of the Vikings. Jones was arrested on Monday night at an apartment building in downtown Los Angeles. Zay Jones #11 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

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