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Germany arrives in Brazil with injury worries

first_imgJoachim Loew’s injury-hit squad enjoyed the sunshine during the short ride aboard a ferry to its isolated Campo Bahia base for the tournament. Police on water ski jets flanked the ferry.The Germans landed in the Atlantic Ocean city of Salvador, then flew to the town of Porto Seguro, before taking the bus for the last stage of the journey to the village of Santo Andre, where their specially built base is located.Germany left a day after thrashing Armenia 6-1 following some unconvincing performances. But the mood was soured by the loss of attacking midfielder Marco Reus, who is out of the World Cup with an ankle injury.last_img read more

Transfer gossip: Speculation over Remy and Blues are linked with Van Persie

first_imgA round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving Chelsea…Leicester have reportedly had a bid for Loic Remy rejected  by Chelsea.The Evening Standard say the Foxes offered £7.6m for the striker. It comes after reports in his native France that Leicester are one of the clubs chasing him.AdChoices广告Newcastle have also been tipped to move for Remy – and the Daily Mail say Chelsea have told the Magpies he would cost £12m.Remy previously spent a season on loan at St James’ Park and was recently tipped to return there for another loan spell.Remy has struggled to establish himself in Chelsea’s first teamMeanwhile, The Sun declare that Chelsea would want £80m for Eden Hazard, who has been linked with Real Madrid.There continues to be speculation in the Spanish media that Antoine Griezmann could leave Atletico Madrid for Stamford Bridge.And the Blues have lined up Robin van Persie as a possible signing if they do not complete a loan deal for Alexandre Pato, the Express claim.Van Persie has been touted for a return to EnglandFormer Arsenal and Manchester United striker Van Persie, 32, is currently with Turkish side Fenerbahce.The Express say Chelsea have expressed an interest in signing the Dutchman on a short-term deal.Pato’s agent Gilmar Veloz has told Brazilian television that a deal has been agreed for the former AC Milan forward to join Chelsea on loan for the rest of the season.Pato has been keen to move to England for some timePato, who has been keen to secure a transfer to England for some time, is expected to complete his move from Corinthians on Wednesday.Chelsea will reportedly pay all of Pato’s current wages – said to be £30,000 a week – during the coming months.The Independent reports that he has arrived in London to finalise his move to the Bridge. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

QPR youngsters make winning start

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook See also:Swindon sign Furlong from QPR on season-long loanQPR plan to approach Chery about new contractTransfer news and gossip – live updatesQPR face first away testThe Cardiff City v QPR quiz QPR’s new Under-23 side got their season off to a winning start, beating Barnsley 2-0.Both the visitors’ goals came in the first half, with Ryan Manning firing them ahead after being set up by Axel Prohouly and Dan Darbyshire’s deflected effort making it 2-0.AdChoices广告Former Millwall midfielder Eberechi Eze, 18, who recently joined the R’s, featured in the game.The Under-23 format has replaced the Under-21s as part of a nationwide change made this season.last_img read more

Hesperia football team falls short against Morley-Stanwood 35-6 in league play

first_img × Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Not relevant Other LocalSportsJournal.comThe Hesperia football team dropped its C.S.A.A contest against Morley-Stanwood by a score of 35-6 on Friday night.The Panthers trailed 7-0 after the first quarter, 14-0 at halftime and 28-0 heading into the fourth quarter.Jacob Klemundt scored the Panthers lone touchdown of the game during the fourth quarter.Logan Balkema and Cameron Follett led Hesperia in rushing, finishing the game with 24 yards each.Klemundt was the leading receiver for Hesperia, recording 58 yards on two receptions while the Panther defense was led by Kaiden Robbins with nine tackles.Hesperia is now 1-6 on the season and 1-4 in league play.The Panthers will host Beal City next Friday in a non-conference game. Shop Now (35309) Not relevant (3879) DEAL OF THE DAY Not relevant DEAL OF THE DAY Share (975) $19.29 Bestseller Report a problem This item is… Bestseller $14.99 Add Comments (Max 320 characters) ENDS IN DEAL OF THE DAY DEAL OF THE DAY $22.99 Bestseller Bestseller ENDS IN Shares (832) Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. × $0.00 ENDS IN Share Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Mail Report a problem This item is… Bestseller Inappropriate / Offensive Displayed poorly Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Special… Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Ads by Amazon Report a problem This item is… Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Other Fox Sports Go Displayed poorly Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Sports Illustrated $0.00 DEAL OF THE DAY Displayed poorly Not relevant Other Nuun Sport: Electrolyte Drink Tablets, Citru… Twelve Other Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again.center_img DEAL OF THE DAY Inappropriate / Offensive × Not relevant Report a problem This item is… Bestseller Inappropriate / Offensive ENDS IN Other × Report a problem This item is… Ads by Amazon Displayed poorly Inappropriate / Offensive Inappropriate / Offensive (32825) (8133) Report a problem This item is… Report a problem This item is… Not relevant Lemedy Women Padded Sports Bra Fitness Wo… Inappropriate / Offensive ENDS IN $0.00 FOX Sports: Stream live NFL, College Footbal… Other Bestseller × × × Displayed poorly Not relevant ENDS IN (1445) Add Comments (Max 320 characters) ENDS IN ENDS IN DEAL OF THE DAY × Displayed poorly Other (5153) Inappropriate / Offensive DEAL OF THE DAY Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Report a problem This item is… Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Other Inappropriate / Offensive Not relevant Displayed poorly Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. $20.00$233.61 $9.99 Displayed poorly Add Comments (Max 320 characters) Thank you! This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again. Bestseller NBC Sportslast_img read more

Nathoo puts dent in Drayton’s title hopes

first_imgLoris Nathoo squashed all talk of this year’s national senior chess championships being a three-person race by stunning one of the title favourites Anthony Drayton as the Closed championships commenced last weekend at  the Windjammer Hotel, Kitty. Prior to the commencement of the championships all eyes were on defending champion Wendell Meusa, former champion Taffin Khan and Drayton.Things looked to be going according to plan when Drayton and Meusa drew their match but Nathoo, FIDE rating of 1669, had other ideas and in the biggest upset of the championships thus far he stoppedCandidate Master Drayton, who has a FIDE ranking of 1945, the second highest by a Guyanese behind Meusa’s 1967. Drayton now has one and a half points following his round one win over Glenford Corlette.After three rounds, Khan leads the points standing with 2.5 points gained from two wins and a draw while Meusa, Nathoo and Ronuel Greenidge are locked on two points each.Saeed Anwar Ali has a solitary point while Corlette and Maria Varona-Thomas occupy the cellar position with half a point each. The junior tournament is proving to be a very competitive one with two players Joshua Gopaul and Ghansham Allijohn leading the points standings with 2.5 points each.Jaden Taylor, Roshawn Washington and Ethan Lee are on two points each while Nellisha Johnson has one point. Dwayne Bess and Sasha Shariff are languishing at the bottom of the table. Both yet to score.The competition will wrap up this weekend with action in both categories at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue, Georgetown.last_img read more

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Algeria Hand Guinea Damning Defeat to Progress to Last 8

first_imgRiyad Mahrez scored a fine goal as Algeria beat Guinea 3-0 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations last 16.Djamel Belmadi’s side, yet to concede a goal in the 2019 finals, made light work of their opponents in front of a sparse crowd in Cairo.Youcef Belaili broke the deadlock 24 minutes in with a precise finish and Mahrez made the win safe in expert fashion before the hour mark, with Adam Ounas adding gloss to the scoreline following a swift counter-attack.Algeria allowed only one shot on target throughout the match as they underlined their credentials as one of the favourites for the title, their chances having grown following the shock exits for Morocco and host nation Egypt.Baghdad Bounedjah missed a golden chance to open the scoring 20 minutes in, side-footing over the bar after bringing down Adlene Guedioura’s cross just six yards from goal.Bounedjah made amends four minutes later, though, collecting Belaili’s pass and flicking the return into his path, allowing the Esperance forward to slot past goalkeeper Ibrahim Kone.Mohamed Camara stung the hands of Rais M’bolhi with a fierce strike, but Guinea’s resistance effectively ended 57 minutes in, when Mahrez expertly eased away from Issiaga Sylla before sending Kone the wrong way.Substitute Ounas completed the scoring by blasting home from 12 yards out after Youcef Atal crossed low from the right, meaning Algeria will head into a quarter-final against either Ivory Coast or Mali in confident fashion.RelatedINSIDE AFCON 2019: Mahrez Seals Algeria’s Victory Over Kenya in Campaign OpenerJune 23, 2019In “AFCON 2019″INSIDE AFCON 2019: Riyad Mahrez Leads Algeria to Victory Against NigeriaJuly 14, 2019In “AFCON”INSIDE AFCON 2019: Gernot Rohr Highlights Improvement Needed in the Super Eagles After Loss to Algeria (AUDIO)July 15, 2019In “AFCON”last_img read more

ELEAGUE secures domestic television rights to FIFA 20 Global Series

first_imgELEAGUE has obtained the exclusive domestic television rights for the FIFA 20 Global Series in a deal with EA Sports.In addition to the United States broadcasting rights, ELEAGUE will host three FIFA Ultimate Team Champions Cup events.Image credit: ELEAGUERELATED: FIFA 20 Global Series cuts sponsorship deal with GilleteELEAGUE’s first tournament will take place at the ELEAGUE Arena in Atlanta on January 17th-19th, while the other two will take place in Europe later in the year.Jennifer Dill, Vice President of Esports at Turner Sports discussed the deal in a release: “This expanded partnership builds on the successful relationship we’ve established with Electronic Arts and represents even more opportunities to provide fans with compelling live moments and culturally relevant esports content.“In addition to the role ELEAGUE will play in the growth of EA SPORTS FIFA 20 as a top-tier esport and viewing experience, we are looking forward to leveraging the full breadth of Turner Sports’ platforms and sports programming to drive additional excitement surrounding the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series.” RELATED: Turtle Beach partners with Mossad “MSDossary” AldossaryThis is not the first instance of ELEAGUE and EA Sports collaborating. In February, ELEAGUE hosted the FUT Champions Cup. Following the event, a documentary series that highlighted the best moments from the tournament was produced by ELEAGUE.ELEAGUE will televise highlights from the FIFA 20 Global Series through new episodes, beginning in January. Viewers will have the ability to access complete coverage of the entire tournament circuit, including key matches and player interviews – all of which will be broadcast TBS.Esports Insider says: Partnering with ELEAGUE is a safe bet for EA Sports after the polished production of the tournament that took place earlier this year.Subscribe to ESI on YouTubelast_img read more

Emotional Pote lashes listless Bulls

first_imgBulls coach Pote Human (right) attacked his team’s attitude after their 56-20 mauling at the hands of the Chiefs in their weekend Super Rugby match at Loftus Versfeld, saying they need to take a long look at themselves after “not pitching at all” for the game.“We didn’t pitch at all, I think they still thought they were on their bye week. I gave them last week off and it looked like they were still off today. It’s a humiliation for us. From the kick-off it looked like the Chiefs love Loftus, we were flat and they had all the energy. We were off our game, very poor, they were good but we allowed them to look even better.ALSO READ: Dazzling Chiefs thrash Bulls in startling turnaround“I really hope this is just a blip, we know that we are much better than this. It’s a bad one to take and if we play like this we’ll never get close to the play-offs. We just didn’t get the ball and we struggled to get out of our half. We expected them to come with another level in terms of intensity, but we were just not able to counter that. We need to look at ourselves in the mirror and come back stronger,” Human said after their worst defeat at home since going down 62-24 to the Crusaders in 2017.What would have caused Bulls fans the most trips to pharmacies for indigestion would have been the way the Chiefs thoroughly dominated up front against a listless home pack.“They were much more physical than us, they bullied us,” Human admitted.“We didn’t get any quality ball and when we did have possession we just threw the ball away. I’m emotional now but we have to ask ourselves ‘Is this our best?’. We will have to bring our best next week because I know we are much better than this.“We played such good rugby against the South African teams, so this is very frustrating, I expect much more from us,” the bitterly disappointed coach said.For more news your way, download The Citizen’s app for iOS and Android.last_img read more

Dakarai Tucker’s shooting spree lifts Utes to big win over Washington

first_img Utah basketball notes: Collective effort paces Utes past Huskies Every time I come on the floor I just focus on the fundamentals and sometimes it goes in or out. Tonight it decided to go in. – Dakarai TuckerSALT LAKE CITY — It wasn’t exactly a Klay Thompson-esque performance like the Golden State Warrior standout had Friday night when he scored 37 points in a quarter. Still, Utah reserve Dakarai Tucker put on quite a show Sunday night at the Huntsman Center in helping to lead the Utes to a comfortable 21-point victory over Washington.Tucker led the Utes with 19 points on the night, but 12 of them came in less than three minutes midway through the second half when the Utes turned the game into a rout, including 10 points in a span of just 1:43.His boisterous teammate Brandon Taylor called him a “superstar,’’ but the soft-spoken Tucker just shrugged off his scoring spurt afterwards.“Every time I come on the floor I just focus on the fundamentals and sometimes it goes in or out,” he said. “Tonight it decided to go in.’’When a reporter said, “You couldn’t miss,’’ Tucker unintentionally drew laughs when he said, “Yeah, I missed one.’’That came in late in the first half when a 3-point try bounced off the iron. But other than that, Tucker couldn’t miss, making 7-of-8 from the field, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range and sank his only free throw.“Dakarai’s a grinder, I think we know that one of his skills is shooting it,’’ said Ute coach Larry Krytstkowiak. “It was fun to see him get on a little bit of a roll like that and lead us in scoring. He’s pretty enthused about his role, and it seems to me like he’s having fun and enjoying the game.’’The “role” Krystkowiak was referring to was Tucker coming off the bench after being a starter for the majority of last season. The Utes decided to go with JC transfer Chris Reyes inside to give the Utes more inside presence, and the 6-foot-5 Tucker is usually the first Ute off the bench.When he first entered the game Sunday night, Tucker scored on a couple of layups to put the Utes up 20-10 and added a 3-pointer a couple of minutes later to give the Utes a 26-14 edge.He didn’t score until the second half when his flurry of points increased the Ute lead from 11 to 23 in less than three minutes.First it was a baseline drive, and after a Taylor 3-pointer, Tucker knocked down three straight 3-pointers, the first two from the same spot on the right angle and the next from the left angle. On the latter he was knocked down, and he added a free throw for good measure to make it 64-41.A year ago, Tucker had shot 41.1 percent from 3-point range, which was good for sixth in the Pac-12. This year hasn’t been quite as good as he came into Sunday’s game, shooting just 32.8 percent from long range on 20 of 61.It could have been his rib injury early in the season, which kept him out of action for three games, or it could be that teams are paying more attention to him this year.“He’s a junior now, so it’s no secret what he’s going to try to do,’’ Krystkowiak said. “So some people have done a good job of not allowing him to get open looks as a 3-point shooter. We have enough different weapons that if they’re going to focus their attention on certain people, then it’s going to be Dakarai’s night.’’It certainly was Sunday night. Relatedlast_img read more

94-66: Red-hot Jazz win sixth straight thanks to hot shooting

first_imgSALT LAKE CITY — Normally a nine-point quarter, like they had in the fourth quarter Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena, would be a huge concern for the Utah Jazz. But not so much after playing three outstanding quarters in building up as much as a 44-point lead against one of the better defensive teams in the NBA.When it was all over, the Jazz enjoyed a comfortable 94-66 victory over the Charlotte Hornets, a team that came into the game with a record good enough to be in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but left with a worse record than the red-hot Jazz, who are still well out of the Western Conference playoff picture, but picking up ground fast.With the victory, the Jazz improved to 30-36 on the season and a league-best 11-2 since the All-Star break while winning their sixth straight game, the best streak in three seasons.The Jazz buried the Hornets early with a 3-point barrage that included 11 straight, equaling the most in the NBA since 2002-03, and a franchise-best 12 treys in the first half, and they tied a record with 15 for the game.Rookie Rodney Hood led the way with 24 points, including a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point land, while five other players hit threes on a 15-for-24 performance from long range.“Everybody was in the flow tonight and we knocked them down,’’ said Hood. “I felt like I got into a little groove and I just knocked down shots when it came to me. It felt good.’’Gordon Hayward, who went 3-for-5 from long range for 18 points, just shook his head and smiled when asked if he’d ever been a part of such a team shooting performance.“No I haven’t — that was pretty special,’’ he said. “It’s a lot more fun when the whole team is hitting and guys are stepping up and making big-time shots. We played really well tonight.’’Even coach Quin Snyder was able to talk about the offense rather than the defense for a change after the hot shooting night.“I think when the ball is passed accurately and on time, we get better shots and we got it going tonight,’’ he said. “We got it going early and that can be infectious.’’It looked for a while like the Jazz were not only on their way to a team 3-point shooting record, but also the largest victory in franchise history as they led by as much as 44 points in the third quarter (the record is 48).“When we were up like 80-37 or something, you look up like, man I didn’t know we were up this much,’’ said Hayward. “It was starting to get a little crazy, especially when we kept hitting three after three early in the first half. But it was fun to play with these guys tonight.’’The Jazz led 30-16 after the first quarter, 61-30 at halftime and 85-46 after three quarters, before they went cold in the fourth quarter, hitting just 3-of-17 shots. But it wasn’t even enough for Snyder to complain after the game.Lost in the shuffle of Utah’s hot shooting was a strong defensive performance that limited the Hornets to 29.5 percent from the field and 26.3 percent from 3-point range. Also, Rudy Gobert had another outstanding rebounding night with 22 boards on the night.The shell-shocked Hornets, who were playing the first game on a five-game road trip, hardly talked about the Jazz’s hot shooting and blamed themselves for the crushing defeat.“We weren’t ready to play,’’ said Charlotte coach Steve Clifford. “Obviously they played well, but I just told them, ‘in this league playing 82 games, the people that are most responsible for effort and performance are the head coach and best players.’ As you saw tonight, we were not ready, we ain’t playing well.’’“I guess we came out flat,’’ said Kemba Walker, who scored just five points. “We made so many mistakes tonight. That was on us. They made some tough shots, but this is the NBA and this is going to happen.’’The Hornets were led by Lance Stephenson with 17 points off the bench and 10 points by ex-Jazzman Al Jefferson.“We’re not going to shoot that well all the time obviously,’’ said Snyder. “But they’re a very good defensive team and they caught us on a hot night and we caught them on a tough night. So I know we’re fortunate in that respect. Everything lined up for us tonight.’’The Jazz will stay at home for a game against Washington Wednesday night before heading out on the road for a pair of West Coast games against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night and Golden State Saturday night. Utah Jazz sign former NBADL guard to multiyear deal Utah Jazz analysis: Utah’s 3-point barrage spells Charlotte’s doom LHM Group change not a harbinger, just a step further from Larry 3 former Jazzmen enjoyed their time in Utah Related Miller’s departure as CEO shouldn’t affect Jazz future muchlast_img read more