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Sports Cameroonian athletes 'disappear' at Commonwealth Games in Australia
Author: 0 Cameroonian athletes 'disappear' at Commonwealth Games in Australia

Games officials announced squash players Ernest Jombla and Yusif Mansaray from Sierra Leone as well as one athlete from Rwanda and two from Uganda have gone missing. The 27-year-old is now a resident of Australia and has "no official capacity" with the Scottish team, a statement said. "Until it becomes a real issue in terms of visas and so forth we would obviously need to take that very seriously but right now it's a safety and welfare issue for those athletes from a Team Cameroon ...

Sports Ronaldo penalty sends Real through after thrilling Juve fightback
Author: 0 Ronaldo penalty sends Real through after thrilling Juve fightback

Buffon insulted Oliver in his post-match interview. But, just as a thrilling second leg looked to be heading for extra time, English referee Michael Oliver awarded Real a penalty in stoppage time. "Putting my own country to one side, where there are many top goalkeepers, I would have to go for (Jan) Oblak, (Keylor) Navas, (Marc-Andre) Ter Stegen, (Manuel) Neuer, (Thibaut) Courtois", Buffon said, as quoted by the Daily Express .

Sports NHL Playoffs 2018: Vegas Golden Knights vs
Author: 0 NHL Playoffs 2018: Vegas Golden Knights vs

They prevailed in a grueling, physical battle that featured staggering 127 hits and six total penalties. The Vegas Golden Knights (51-24-7) finished No. Kings in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With a more free-flowing gameplan and a talent level that is built around that play style, Los Angeles will not be the same team many remember from their Stanley Cup runs of years past.

Sports WWE star Paige RETIRES in emotional Raw speech
Author: 0 WWE star Paige RETIRES in emotional Raw speech

Paige had a very rough year as she was suspended in August 2016 after failing the company's wellness policy. WWE star Paige has confirmed she is retiring in a speech to fans at Raw tonight. For nearly a year and a half starting in 2016 and lasting through most of 2017, Paige went through an terrible lot during her time away from the ring.

Sports Referee decision correct, don't know why they are protesting says Ronaldo
Author: 0 Referee decision correct, don't know why they are protesting says Ronaldo

Referee Michael Oliver gave the decision and also sent off Juve's veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon for his enraged protests. The Madrid crowd at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium gave Buffon a standing ovation as he left the field. "I don't understand why they are protesting", he said to reporters after the game. The champion of Italy after the defeat 0:3 in Torino, stopped a step away from overtime.

Sports Timberwolves Clinch Playoff Berth In Overtime Thriller
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The Nuggets are capable of getting the win if they execute these keys to the game. The Wolves led 62-54at halftime, but the Nuggets came back and tied the game at 101-101 with 1:59 remaining in the fourth quarter. Even the famously intense Butler isn't rushing to look ahead. Minnesota will be the eighth seed when the playoffs begin on Sunday (AEDT) and they'll visit the Houston Rockets .

Sports Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Day of Service to be launched
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A tragic irony of African history is that despite Mama Winnie's life-long selfless service to her people, the post-apartheid government of South Africa barely accorded her recognition commensurate to her contributions to and sacrifices for the struggle, until after she passed on.

Sports Russell Westbrook becomes first player to average triple-double in multiple seasons
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook becomes first player to average triple-double in multiple seasons

A late bloomer who had dreams of maybe, possibly getting a college scholarship was now competing with the greatest players in the world to get the opportunity to be one of 12 men selected to represent the United States in the Olympics. Tonight, if scoring is what it is, then that's what is. It was obvious that he wanted every board on Wednesday night. His passion, intensity and focus to be able to come out and perform every single night is unrivaled around the league.

Sports Rajasthan Royals make winning return to 'fortress'
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Delhi got off to a awful start as they lost wicket of Colin Munro off the first ball of the innings after the left-hander was run-out. It was the Royals' seventh straight win over Daredevils. Left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem (2/34) made a significant impact in his first game of the season, taking two crucial wickets. After 150 minutes of indecision and anticipation - will it stop raining, will match resume - the match officials finally decided that play can resume.

Sports Fuming Guardiola blames referees for City's Euro exit
Author: 0 Fuming Guardiola blames referees for City's Euro exit

The frustration for Liverpool is that they have not been able to convert that into more of a challenge on the domestic front, trailing City by 17 points in the league. "It's different when the first goal in Anfield is offside", Guardiola said. Kevin De Bruyne tested Loris Karius with a low drive in the 27th minute and the home side had an appeal for a penalty turned down when former Liverpool forward Sterling went down in the box with Andy Robertson's arms around him.

Sports The Hive: HHS tennis team plays at district tournament
Author: 0 The Hive: HHS tennis team plays at district tournament

However, Lexi and Sam have been training and playing together since they started the sport at a young age. "My sister and I pitch and hit there nearly every night", Lexi said. The two schools chose to make it up in a doubleheader. Gorman said he has been pleased with the team's growth. Talking with teammates and other students, he found a group, made up of experienced players and novices alike, that was interested in starting a team in the spring.

Sports Van Dijk reveals why he couldn't sleep after Manchester City clash
Author: 0 Van Dijk reveals why he couldn't sleep after Manchester City clash

The Reds are on the brink of the Champions League semi-finals after a stunning defeat of City at Anfield in midweek, with the return leg to come on Tuesday. He said: "I came, definitely, to Liverpool to achieve everything that is possible and I am enjoying every day, every bit of it". Van Dijk, who has only worked with the 50-year-old for just over three months, says there is plenty more the public does not see.

Sports Juventus tough rival, says Real Madrid defender
Author: 0 Juventus tough rival, says Real Madrid defender

The goal was enough to clinch a 4-3 aggregate win for Madrid , as the two-time defending champion reached the semifinals for the eighth straight season. Maybe the only thing that made another climactic finish in a Champions League quarterfinal believable was the familiar scene of megastar Cristiano Ronaldo standing over the ball before again playing the hero - and again ripping his shirt off after another result-defining goal.

Sports Brawl Erupts As Yankees Defeat Red Sox 10-7
Author: 0 Brawl Erupts As Yankees Defeat Red Sox 10-7

Here are five takeaways from the blowout. He owns an even better ERA pitching at Fenway, posting a 2.45 mark in his last five starts in Boston . He was 0-for-12 with 10 strikeouts against Chris Sale entering the night but finished 3-for-3 versus the left-hander last night.

Sports Ivan Rakitic to undergo surgery on fractured finger after Barcelona defeat
Author: 0 Ivan Rakitic to undergo surgery on fractured finger after Barcelona defeat

Lionel Messi has launched a stinging attack on Manchester United, blaming them for Barcelona's surprise exit from the UEFA Champions League , reports say. "When you do things badly, make lots of mistakes and don't adapt to the game, this is what happens". As the inquest began Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu called for unity at the club who are still on the verge of clinching the La Liga title.

Sports Cameroon athletes have gone missing from the Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Cameroon athletes have gone missing from the Commonwealth Games

England's Jack Laugher has defended his 1m springboard title at the Commonwealth Games . "It's obviously disappointing that I think some of the athletes that have come didn't compete as they were scheduled to compete", he added. "Congratulations! #GC2018", Kumble tweeted. Amit has now ensured a medal for India as those in the last fourth stage are assured of a place on the podium.

Sports Buffon slams referee after late penalty and red card
Author: 0 Buffon slams referee after late penalty and red card

It was brutal on Juventus , who had stunned the European champions by cancelling out the 3-0 first-leg lead built up by Real in Turin just eight days ago. "When you concede a goal within two minutes, you've got to get your head down and put in the performance of a lifetime", said Zidane in his Press conference.

Sports Why Sergio Aguero is benched for Manchester City's clash with Liverpool
Author: 0 Why Sergio Aguero is benched for Manchester City's clash with Liverpool

I would never do that, it is not possible. 'Pep is very demanding, but I simply had to adapt my game and mindset and change how I play to his style. Ings' last goal actually came against Everton at Goodison in Rodgers' final game, a 1-1 draw, but he then sustained two serious knee injuries which sidelined him for the best part of two seasons.

Sports Man Utd Star To Quit Because Of Mourinho?
Author: 0 Man Utd Star To Quit Because Of Mourinho?

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford was said to have been disillusioned after only managing a substitute appearance in the Manchester derby. Rashford has completed 90 minutes just seven times this season. Rashford's role has only decreased since the arrival of Alexis Sanchez in January, a transfer that shook up the entire squad. Martial claimed three goals and two assists for United in the first four games of 2018, but has since played a direct part in one goal across his last ...