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Claressa Shields, Shohjahon Ergashev win on ShoBox


Nelson took the fight to the champion seeking a late knockout in the final round. Even though Nelson is almost 20 years older than Shields, she has one huge advantage in this match: experience. Nelson 17-0-3 (2 KOs), absorbed tremendous punishment throughout the fight, but Shields was unable to put the gritty 41-year-old from Ashburn, Va., down, despite landing 144 more punches overall than her opponent. Read More »

Govt does away with printing of last page of passport


The last page contains information such as the names of the Father, Mother, Spouse, Address, ECR and old passport number with date and place of issue of the holder of the passport. In the new series of passports, the last page would be blank because since 2012, all new passports have a barcode, and any information can be accessed by scanning that barcode. Read More »

National Basketball Association roundup: Pacers fight back to beat Cavaliers


Isaiah Thomas , who sat out the second night of a back-to-back to protect his hip, has struggled in four games with 12.3 points per game and a 35.3 field-goal percentage. James has always thrived on his impressive all-around stats. After a scoreless two minutes of game time, the Cavaliers had the ball in James' hands with a chance to win in the closing seconds. Read More »

Need to mentally prepare for challenges, says Virat Kohli


India , touring South Africa for the seventh time , never had much success and the high point was during the tour in 2010-11, where it managed to draw the three-Test series 1-1. Great batsmen adjust quicker. I expect them to take positives out of that game. Good for him. That's the attitude that punters like to hear because there was a lot to like about India's effort with the ball. Read More »

Nadal wants to start afresh at 2018 Australian Open


The six-times champion, who last played competitively at Wimbledon in July, says he is still managing the injury, which has caused him to abbreviate his service action. Open title, looming as threats before the quarter-finals. "Both Radek and Andre ... they spent a lot of hours analysing my serve". "I know that if I get myself to desired level of performance - mental and physical - that I can actually have a good chance to go far in the tournament". Read More »

ED raids Karti Chidambaram's properties in Delhi, Chennai


The agency had raided properties of Karti's close aides in Chennai and Kolkata on December 1. Official sources told PTI that the raids are being conducted in Delhi and Chennai since early morning. Also ED did not find anything at Karti's homes in Delhi and Chennai . He also added that Prime Minister Modi and his government use ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as "captive puppies". Read More »

Proteas call up Ngidi, Olivier after Steyn injury


It's the third time in his last five tests that Steyn has been injured during the game and hasn't been able to continue bowling. Ngidi is yet to make his Test or ODI debut, but has played 3 T20Is. He will be sidelined for up to six weeks‚ and could get a crack at taking the three wickets he needs to overhaul Shaun Pollock as South Africa's champion test bowler when the series against Australia starts at Kingsmead on March 1. Read More »

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal get easy opponents in Australian Open draw

That means they can only play each other if they set up a rematch of last year's final. Top-ranked Simona Halep opens against Australian wild card Destanee Aiava, has a potential second-round match against 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., and is in the same half as Garbine Muguruza, the Wimbledon champion . Read More »

West Ham could ditch £16m striker Hernandez


The 54-year-old told BBC's Football Focus: "I've got an idea in my head how I want it to look". "Were not sure yet but if it is the latter - and that would be a real shame - we will need to go out to try to make a suitable signing this month because we will need someone who plays down that right-hand side". Read More »

Mudslides And Flooding Kill 13 In Southern California

While the work continued, Montecito residents watched with frustration. As of Wednesday afternoon, 15 people are confirmed to have been killed by mudflows in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Fire officials said "multiple rescues" were underway early Tuesday and several homes were swept off their foundations by powerful floodwaters. For days, the county had issued repeated warnings via social media, news media and emails about the potential for mudslides. Read More »

Bautista Agut upsets Del Potro in Auckland final


An unbelievable forehand down the line victor moved Bautista Agut a point away from the crown and he sealed the deal when del Potro sent a forehand long, celebrating his second title in Auckland and the 7th in a career. Despite his loss, Argentinian Del Potro - who was eyeing a 21st ATP crown - is set to return to the top 10 in the rankings. Speaking on court afterwards, Del Potro, who won the title in Auckland in 2009, said: "I'm exhausted, I'm so glad to be in the final after 10 [nine] ... Read More »

Steelers WR Brown will be game-day decision


UPDATE: Event organizers say they've now nearly filled up the second bus and are getting a third bus. "They're definitely unique in the things they do". I'm hoping it's not his last. "His sense of urgency is higher than I ever seen it", Foster said. "We always knew he was a freak athlete and we always knew he could play". Read More »

Djokovic Back, Set for Australian Open


When the six-time Australian Open champion withdrew from the season-opening Qatar Open, he said he "did not know what was going to happen". It is not yet clear who Djokovic will play in his second match at Kooyong, expected to be on Friday. Read More »

Giggs interviewed to be new Wales manager


His coaching experience came at former club Manchester United , where he was assistant to Louis Van Gaal for two years before leaving when Jose Mourinho took over. Former Wales worldwide Carl Robinson, now Vancouver Whitecaps head coach, has also been under consideration having been urged to apply for the job by Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale. Read More »

Alanís, comprometido con Chivas, emigrará en Verano


Este lunes el dueño del Rebaño Sagrado , Jorge Vergara , se reunirá con el representante del defensa, para analizar las mejores ofertas que han llegado desde Europa . Mientras Hedgardo Marín sea inteligente y proteja la camiseta que lleva puesta es la competencia que necesito. Alanís fue separado del plantel al negarse a firmar una renovación de su contrato. Read More »

49ers Reuben Foster arrested in Alabama


A first-round pick by the 49ers, Foster enjoyed an excellent rookie season in the National Football League, tallying 59 tackles in the middle of San Francisco's defense. Last March, Foster was dismissed from the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine after an altercation with medical staff. His urine sample was found to have been diluted, which was treated the same as a positive test. Read More »

Melbourne storm as Maria Sharapova is handed a starring role


Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will play against Germany's Tatjana Maria in the first round of the 2018 Australian Open , which kicks off next week on the courts of Melbourne Park. It's been nearly six years since Maria Sharapova was world No.1 and a decade since she won the Australian Open , but the Russian still hopes to achieve both once more as she rebuilds her tennis career. Read More »

Brokerages Set Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO) Price Target at $1.83

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Crocs, Inc. This measurement is based on closing prices over a specific period of time. Finally, Scotiabank dropped their target price on shares of Eldorado Gold from $3.25 to $3.00 and set a "sector perform" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Read More »

House lawmakers approve crackdown on 'sanctuary cities' in Florida


Republicans defended the bill as simply upholding the rule of law but also condemned Trump's comments. "We'd be fools to say we did not believe in immigration". "I thought this should never have happened, never have happened". Debate in the House centered around recent comments reportedly made by President Donald Trump about Haiti and African nations at a meeting with lawmakers Thursday. Read More »

All you need to know about the Aus Open draw

He has reached at least the semi-final stage in 13 of the last 14 Australian Opens (2015 being the exception). Meanwhile, 2017 Australian Open champion Serena Williams opted out of the competition, saying that her preparations had fallen just short of what she needed to be competitive after giving birth in September. Read More »

Government to hold pensions talks with Carillion


Carillion is also involved in two UK-wide Ministry of Defence contracts for facilities management that cover nearly 20 Scottish sites including Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh. A spokeswoman for the government declined to comment on any specific meetings. He said it was a "pretty messy situation", adding: "The situation is pretty bleak". Read More »

Chelsea seek council help with stadium dispute


In 2014, the club began developing plans to create Europe's most expensive and lavish stadium there. Chelsea contend that the land on which the property is situated can be compulsorily acquired by the council and the injunction overridden if Hammersmith and Fulham conclude that the project would benefit the economic, environmental or social wellbeing of the area. Read More »

2-Minute Drill: NFL Divisional Round Picks


All season , Sky Sports News' NFL reporter Richard Graves has given his weekly game predictions , going head-to-head against star names from the sporting arena to see who knows their gridiron more. Running back Derrick Henry took some of the pressure off him, but he made big plays at big moments including his pass to himself that he ran in for a touchdown. Read More »

Rory McIlroy reveals heart irregularity he has 'to keep on top of'


Health concerns aside, McIlroy sounded an extremely optimistic tone about once again establishing himself as one of the sport's top contenders, proclaiming: "Maybe before, I had to win from the front". Four-time major victor McIlroy returns to the golf course next week in the Abu Dhabi Championship after a four-month break as he recovered from a rib injury. Read More »

Jose Mourinho calls for end to Antonio Conte feud


Names on the shortlist include Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri , ex-Barcelona boss Luis Enrique and former Blues manager Carlo Ancelotti, who yesterday was linked with Arsenal as a replacement for Arsene Wenger. "I think Leicester is a really good team, a strong team in really good form and for us it will be very hard", added the Italian, despite the fact the Foxes have won only one of their last seven matches in all competitions. Read More »

Has Kyrie Irving Changed Tune On Flat-Earth Theory During London Visit?


J.J. Redick hosted Kyrie Irving on his podcast and we learned that he sympathizes with the uproar of Irving's question about the earth being round because he may not believe in dinosaurs. Irving says he's watched " Loose Change ", a film that suggests the attacks were orchestrated by members of the USA government. "I am not convinced that Dinosaurs existed." "For me, it's just giving everyone a chance to do their own research and find their own knowledge rather than having knowledge just ... Read More »

Popovich defends Laker's Walton in wake of Ball's criticism


While Ingram certainly provided plenty of his own offense, he also did more playmaking than his three assists would suggest. Ingram hit six of his nine shots, grabbed five rebounds and handed off three assists in those limited minutes, so he didn't exactly have an terrible night, but he contributed to 25 team turnovers and his coach's frustrations. Read More »

RB Leipzig troll Liverpool fans with Naby Keita Twitter video


BC-SOC-England Spotlight-Liverpool After Coutinho , 1st Ld-Writethru, 655Without Coutinho , Klopp's Liverpool looks to bring down CityAP Photo MF126, MF128, LKW139, LKW136Eds: Updates with quotes from Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl on Naby Keita in 14th paragraph. Read More »

Proteas sweats it off in ground ahead of Centurion test against India


Dale Steyn, out for the remainder of the Indian series with a severely bruised heel, is unsurprisingly the most successful bowler at SuperSport Park with 56 wickets in nine Tests, while Makhaya Ntini has claimed 54 in 10 matches. For India , even after studying the wicket for over two days now, they are still not entirely convinced how the wicket is going to behave. Against Sri Lanka. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus to return in two to three weeks - Pep Guardiola

Even in midweek, when City looked lackluster against Bristol City , they still managed to produce a late victor. Unbeaten in the league this season, City are 15 points clear of second-placed Manchester United and remain in contention to win an unpreceded treble of Premier League, Champions League , EFL Cup and FA Cup . Read More »