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Sports Bake Off launches with 6.5m viewers on C4
Author: 0 Bake Off launches with 6.5m viewers on C4

The BBC moved the show to flagship channel BBC One in 2014 with Season 5, and saw viewing figures for the opening episode jump from 5.6 million from the previous to 7.2 million. The broadcaster paid £75m for the show in a three-year deal . The controversial replacement of Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc with Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding has been a particular point of concern among fans.

Sports US Open 2017: Federer Beats Tiafoe In 5 Set Thriller, Nadal Advances
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Federer Beats Tiafoe In 5 Set Thriller, Nadal Advances

But ultimately Federer's skill and experience won out over the course of the two-hour, 37-minute encounter. "He is a great player and has a bright future ahead of him", he said of the 19-year-old. Open champion, showed why he's won more majors than any man to play the game as he broke Tiafoe and ended the drama. Still he could not shake off Tiafoe, the teenager breaking back when Federer served for the match, but holding his own serve proved one challenge too far.

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Author: 0 "Gaza Siege must be lifted" — UN Secretary General

Guterres also went to Mount Herzl where he laid wreaths on the graves of Theodor Herzl, known as the father of Zionism, and on the memorial of late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres. But since his election, President Donald Trump has broken with the policies of his predecessors and refused to endorse the two-state solution. We are guarding Samaria against those who want to uproot us.

Sports Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in US Open first round match
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in US Open first round match

Nadal further claimed the Murray move was a "little bit odd and hard to understand". "That's why I say it is odd". "When I was down in the first set, I just tried to be there as he was playing well and controlling the points". "It was tough at the beginning", Nadal said afterwards. He said then: "I think I tried everything; I did my best to arrive at Wimbledon in my very best condition but Hurlingham was the last test and, though I didn't feel awful I was not close to my best.

Sports The Nike, Inc. (NKE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley
Author: 0 The Nike, Inc. (NKE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley

Jefferies maintained Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE ) on Tuesday, August 15 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Outperform" on Wednesday, June 29. Pax Management holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) for 4,603 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 493,799 shares.

Sports Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne marry in Hawaii
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne marry in Hawaii

Ronda Rousey married Travis Browne . It's the first marriage for Ronda and the second for Browne - he Wednesday fitness model Jenna Webb in January, 2015, but the marriage didn't last long and the couple separated five months later in June, 2015 - shortly before Browne and Rousey became an item.

Sports Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017
Author: 0 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017

The injury had been bothering him at Wimbledon. Murray withdrew with a sore left hip from the year's final Grand Slam that starts Monday on the NY hardcourts, joining 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka , Novak Djokovic , 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic among the injured.

Sports Arsenal deny Alexis handed in transfer request
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But Guardiola, who was in charge at Sanchez's former club FC Barcelona, is understood to want the Chilean as a straight purchase. "Saw it tweeted elsewhere on a few accounts, thought it was news and I tweeted". They have promised to come back with an improved cash-only offer, though it's unclear just how much Arsenal are demanding. He was restored to the Arsenal starting line-up for the drubbing inflicted by Liverpool yesterday, and displayed more of the same frustrated body language that ...

Sports Swansea ready to lower demands for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente
Author: 0 Swansea ready to lower demands for Chelsea target Fernando Llorente

Chelsea's asking price for the Spain worldwide remains £40m as they look to get the market value for the striker who remains in Brazil with his family and friends. Meanwhile, Conte also wants to bring a midfielder and a wing-back to the club before the end of the week. Chelsea are closing in on the signature of Spanish striker Fernando Llorente from Swansea City with a day left in the transfer window.

Sports Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley
Author: 0 Everton turn down £25m bid from Chelsea for Barkley

The Daily Telegraph says the Blues have not been put off by Barkley's hamstring injury, which is expected to rule the 23-year-old out for three months, and want to do a deal in this window. Discussing the player's future earlier this summer, Toffees boss Ronald Koeman said: "What will happen in the coming weeks I don't know". But Chelsea are ready to continue negotiations as they aim to beat rivals Spurs to his signature.

Sports Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez
Author: 0 Arsenal reject £50m from Manchester City for Sanchez

On Tuesday it was reported by David Ornstein of BBC Sport that Arsenal turned down an offer for Sanchez from fellow Premier League side Manchester City . A sensational Alexis Sanchez-Raheem Sterling deal could be scuppered by Sterling himself, who may prevent a deal from going through if he doesn't want to leave City.

Sports Roger Federer Passes Five-Set Test to Advance at US Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer Passes Five-Set Test to Advance at US Open

Third-seeded Roger Federer got pushed to the brink in a five-set win over 19-year-old American up-and-comer Frances Tiafoe in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday night. Federer played under the closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium for the first time . I think we both enjoyed ourselves out here. And again, after Federer apparently was on the way to restoring order, Tiafoe regrouped.

Sports Alabama lineman Raekwon Davis was shooting victim
Author: 0 Alabama lineman Raekwon Davis was shooting victim

Bar 17, at 3217 10th St., is just off Stillman Boulevard and has been the site of shootings and a homicide over the last few years. The sheriff's statement said the victim wasn't cooperative with investigators who spoke to him at a Tuscaloosa hospital.

Sports TRANSFER RUMOUR: Arsenal Interested in Jonny Evans
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Arsenal have agreed a fee with West Brom for the transfer of Kieran Gibbs after the defender's move to Watford fell apart, sources confirmed to ESPN FC. The England global looked set for Watford but talks collapsed with club and player failing to agree on personal terms. The Poland worldwide only moved to PSG from Sevilla past year, but he has been made available as the French club look to balance their books after the €222 million arrival of Neymar.

Sports Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments
Author: 0 Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments

Murray has not played since her elimination in the quarter-final of Wimbledon against American Sam Querrey in last July. Murray was seeded second this year. If it means that I can play before the end of the year, then that's what I would love to do. Add in 2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic , who has a problem with his left wrist, and Murray, and now five of the top 11 men in this week's ATP rankings will be absent.

Sports LeBron James urges Liverpool FC to sell Coutinho
Author: 0 LeBron James urges Liverpool FC to sell Coutinho

A meeting between the two parties will take place in the coming hours, whilst Barcelona's director of football Robert Fernandez has released some interesting updates to BeIn Sports . Liverpool is yet to make an official announcement about the deal but reports said Keita completed a medical yesterday. The attacking midfielder will also miss Wednesday's Champions League play-off second leg against Hoffenheim.

Sports Blue Jays call up Brett Anderson
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Kerry Wood did it in 1,303 innings. The home run was just the third Ramirez has hit in the month of August, with his last homer coming against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. Ramirez doubled Boston's lead in the seventh, sending a 1-2 fastball from reliever Dominic Leone over the centre-field wall. The Jays chased Sale out of the game in the eighth after singles by Kendrys Morales and Pillar with none out.

Sports Michael Phelps And His Wife Nicole Are Expecting Baby No. 2
Author: 0 Michael Phelps And His Wife Nicole Are Expecting Baby No. 2

The growing family is clearly thrilled with the news, and the couple also posted an announcement on Boomer's Instagram page, which has over 795,000 followers. Nicole and Michael got engaged in February 2015 after dating on and off since 2007 and welcomed their son to the world on May 5, 2016. 'So excited to see what mama is having! "Do I get to have a brother or a sister?!?" his parents wrote in the caption.

Sports No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Florida State meet in massive opener
Author: 0 No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Florida State meet in massive opener

Alabama is a heavy favorite in Saturday's game versus Florida State. With the game tied at a deadlock, freshman Casey Wertz charged down the wing and found Morgan open at the top of the box. "I'm ready to play", junior defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick said. I can't say that. The Head Ball Coach made an appearance on SiriusXM College Sports Nation on Tuesday, and although he wasn't taking any clear cut side in the upcoming matchup, he made it pretty apparent that he didn't have much ...