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Sports Okazaki nets as Leicester lose to Arsenal in Premier League opener
Author: 0 Okazaki nets as Leicester lose to Arsenal in Premier League opener

The impressive Vardy scored his second in the 53rd minute to put Leicester in front once more, curling Riyad Mahrez's corner into the bottom far corner amid poor Arsenal marking. Many observers may have thought Giroud's days at Arsenal were numbered following the arrival of fellow France striker Lacazette from Lyon for a club-record £46.5m fee.

Author: 0 WATCH: Stephen Ward scores an absolute screamer against Chelsea

The Blues began their Premier League title defence with a home defeat, after the England defender was sent off for a sliding tackle in the half. "We scored three good goals and I think when you are talking about who you are playing against and where you are playing, that's up there as one of the best 45 minutes of my time here", said the manager, who joined Burnley in 2012.

Sports Gold for Pearson at world athletics championships
Author: 0 Gold for Pearson at world athletics championships

Pearson split acrimoniously from her longtime coach Sharon Hannan after finishing second behind Brianna Rollins at the 2013 world titles. 'My husband is in the crowd there somewhere, I'll try and find him and give him a hug soon. "She has got the determination that whatever she sets her mind to she is going to do it and she is going to do it properly". Farah, who won the 10,000m once again last weekend, dug in to finish 0.43secs behind new world champion Edris, while Paul Chelimo of the ...

Sports Nightmare start for Newcastle after Captain Shelvey red card
Author: 0 Nightmare start for Newcastle after Captain Shelvey red card

Alli opened his scoring account in his first game of the season, building on his career-high 18 goals from last season. The Magpies were forced into early chances in a goalless first half with Paul Dummett and Florian Lejeune coming off. Christian Atsu takes on Kyle Walker-Peters. The Dane's pass by met by an on rushing Alli who slotted past Rob Elliot. "If Harry Kane had scored to make it 3-0 at the end, that would have been a bit more fair".

Sports Return to the country of a pastor freed by North Korea
Author: 0 Return to the country of a pastor freed by North Korea

The pastor of the Mississauga Light Korean Presbyterian Church traveled regularly to North Korea for humanitarian missions and has always denied the allegations. It's possible the regime is being more cautious with Mr. Lim's health problems, Mr. Denney said. Canada does not have diplomatic offices in Pyongyang and relies on Sweden to handle consular issues.

Sports Chelsea to make an improved £25m bid
Author: 0 Chelsea to make an improved £25m bid

The Blues have been reported to have a strong interest in the Leicester City midfielder, having already made an initial £15 million bid, which, as you'd expect, was rejected by the Foxes. Drinkwater is said to be keen to move to the London club, despite not being guaranteed a place in the starting XI. However, the England global is reportedly not concerned and is keen to test himself at Stamford Bridge.

Sports Wenger lauds stay at home match victor Giroud
Author: 0 Wenger lauds stay at home match victor Giroud

He's a fantastic player, but as well he has a big weight in this squad. Giroud, who had a hard time getting into the starting XI last season as Wenger preferred to play Alexis Sanchez as the lone striker, has been vocal in his desire to play more games from start.

Sports Wenger yet to decide on team to face Foxes
Author: 0 Wenger yet to decide on team to face Foxes

Speaking to Arsenal's official website after the game , Wenger said: "At some stage it didn't look like that, no". Last season, he showed glimpses of his ability at the end of the season, scoring goals and troubling opposition defences.

Sports Man Utd return to negotiating table for Inter Milan ace Perisic
Author: 0 Man Utd return to negotiating table for Inter Milan ace Perisic

Jose Mourinho has said Inter Milan "put up a good defence" as Manchester United sought to sign winger Ivan Perisic . The Red Devils play their first game of the new Premier League season this afternoon when they take on West Ham United, with Mourinho equipped with three new signings to boost his chances of a title challenge.

Sports USA's Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs Pull Off Historic Steeplechase Gold, Silver
Author: 0 USA's Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs Pull Off Historic Steeplechase Gold, Silver

Having competed at numerous major events throughout her time on the track, she really should have known better. Coburn went into the championships as the fifth fastest in the world this year. "It is pretty unbelievable to get a Championship record". I didn't expect a medal at halfway. We just wanted to show the American women are stepping up over the discipline as well.

Sports Montreal Masters round-up: Roger Federer to face Robin Haase in semi-final
Author: 0 Montreal Masters round-up: Roger Federer to face Robin Haase in semi-final

Shapovalov won seven of the final eight points of the third set tiebreaker before closing out the match with a forehand victor down the line. "Plus I feel comfortable at the net so why not spend some time up there instead of slugging it out from the baseline?" I came back really fast, from zero to 60 in eight months.

Sports Southampton's scoring woes continue in 0-0 draw vs Swansea
Author: 0 Southampton's scoring woes continue in 0-0 draw vs Swansea

The Swans drew their Premier League opener 0-0 at Southampton on Saturday, with Sigurdsson sitting out as he continues to be linked with a big-money switch to Everton. New Saints boss Pellegrino has inherited the club's latest transfer tug-of-war, and conceded that such scenarios are no good for the game. "I think we have quality and spirit in the team".

Sports Bryce Harper Leaves Game vs. Giants with Knee Injury
Author: 0 Bryce Harper Leaves Game vs. Giants with Knee Injury

After writhing in pain on the ground for a couple of minutes, Harper was helped off the field with assistance from trainer Paul Lessard and hitting coach Rick Schu. Harper was not putting any weight on his leg. Because of a bevy of injuries, the Nationals have used 12 outfielders this season. Edwin Jackson (2-2, 3.75 ERA with Washington ) of the Nationals was slated to face Chris Stratton (0-2, 6.63 ERA) of the Giants in the pitching matchup Friday.

Author: 0 Federer in ATP Montreal quarters

The Canadian edged out Kyrgios 7-6 in the first set but the Australian rebounded to take the second set 6-3. The delays and Wozniacki's solid all-around game appeared to throw off the big-serving Pliskova, who was playing in her first tournament since becoming the world number one.

Sports Mets' deGrom hit on right arm in 10-0 rout of Phillies
Author: 0 Mets' deGrom hit on right arm in 10-0 rout of Phillies

The 24-year-old right-hander will face the Mets at home next. Lagares replaced Jay Bruce , who was traded to Cleveland on Wednesday night. That news circulated on Thursday, which apparently frustrated an unnamed Mets official. Box scores generally have not looked as pretty for Pivetta since that outing. "It's never a good feeling when you leave your bullpen out like that", Pivetta told Philly.com.

Sports Alexandre Lacazette can make Alexis Sanchez disappear
Author: 0 Alexandre Lacazette can make Alexis Sanchez disappear

With time running out, Arsenal needed some sort of miracle, and they got just that from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud . Following his new two-year contract the pressure had eased on Wenger over the summer after improved displays in April and May with a 3-4-3 system, an FA Cup victory to end last season and the signing of Alexandre Lacazette .

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Not Playing in Preseason Game Against Rams as Appeal Looms
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Not Playing in Preseason Game Against Rams as Appeal Looms

The NFL Players' Association also issued a statement saying it is reviewing the league's decision and has been "in touch with Ezekiel and his representatives to consider all options". Elliott will be appealing the suspension and will have the full support of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones throughout the process. Jones made the comments several times, including during festivities last weekend when he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.