• Ghana get boost in latest Fifa World Ranking
Ghana get boost in latest Fifa World Ranking

Prospective Super Eagles Coach, Tom Saintfiet has described the current FIFA Ranking as subjective and not a true reflection of the potential of the quality of players and the Nigerian team. While Tunisia, Cameroon, Morocco, DR Congo and Mali are in the top ten. News24 reported that the Super Eagles moved up six places, from 67 to 61, in the June...

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  • Murray makes light work of Kyrgios
Murray makes light work of Kyrgios

Murray went on to take a 7-5 6-1 6-4 win in 1hr 43mins on Centre Court . "It was a good first set". The 21-year-old youngster himself gave a typically unvarnished verdict: "Pretty pathetic". But it's just disappointing. "Then one week I'll just not do anything, I don't really know a coach that would be pretty down for that one". Kyrgios, t...

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  • Royals stars lead AL to victory
Royals stars lead AL to victory

They seem to have a knack for showing up in big spots. Sure enough, they lost to the Cubs in that year's NLDS, the Cubs' first playoff series win since the 1908 World Series. It's the specialty of their house. The American League pitcher Dellin Betances (68) of the New York Yankees throws a pitch in the seventh inning in the 2016 MLB All Star...

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  • Tour de France: Sagan wins stage 11, Foome retains yellow jersey
Tour de France: Sagan wins stage 11, Foome retains yellow jersey

The decision to shorten Thursday's stage could actually help Froome as Nairo Quintana, considered his main rival and 35 seconds down in fourth place, admitted he had been looking forward to the opportunity to claw back time. However, those same winds have forced organisers to move the finish of Thursday's stage 12 from the summit of Mont Ventoux...

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  • Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley deny assertions in unsealed Sandusky testimony
Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley deny assertions in unsealed Sandusky testimony

Glazer made the documents public this morning, acting on a request by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and other media outlets. Yet another document alleges that in 1988, a weight room assistant named Kevin O'Dea witnessed Sandusky sitting on the floor rubbing a boy's back as the child was lying on a couch in his underwear.

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  • David Ortiz Plays GM At All-Star Game, Recruits Encarnacion, Fernandez
David Ortiz Plays GM At All-Star Game, Recruits Encarnacion, Fernandez

We think it has to do with the way pitchers pitch, with the way hitters are being taught to play the game. "It's sad to see him go - it's sad to see a great career coming to an end - but he's one of our idols, over in the Dominican, so it's sad to see him go but at the same time it's great that he's retiring with some great numbers and with his ...

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  • Sunday cover: Cristiano Ronaldo v Antoine Griezmann, Portugal v France - It's here
Sunday cover: Cristiano Ronaldo v Antoine Griezmann, Portugal v France - It's here

Portugal will win if: It can manage to neutralize France's creativity in the midfield. Joao Mario, William Carvalho, Rafa Silva and Raphael Guerreiro were in the squad at the European Under-21 Championship a year ago when Portugal was denied the title by Sweden.

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  • Wahab Riaz insists no one ´ruder´ than a Pakistani
Wahab Riaz insists no one ´ruder´ than a Pakistani

While acknowledging that he will be a danger for England's batting order Cook insisted if they are to counter his threat they must focus on the ball not the man when play gets underway. In the Faisalabad Test of 1987, Pakistani umpire Shakoor Rana accused England captain Mike Gatting of illegally moving a fielder late on the second day.

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  • I probably won't watch Olympic golf, says McIlroy
I probably won't watch Olympic golf, says McIlroy

Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904. Spieth was anxious to point out Zika was not the sole reason for his withdrawal. While the men's event in Rio will be decimated by no-shows, world number one Lydia Ko of New Zealand is to...

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  • Golfer Jordan Spieth withdraws from Rio Olympics
Golfer Jordan Spieth withdraws from Rio Olympics

The post Rory McIlroy admits drug testing needs to be tighter in golf appeared first on Goss. Rory McIlroy said Tuesday he believes golf is behind other sports in drug testing and he "welcomes" a more rigid system. When I watch the opening ceremonies, thats going to be a big bummer. "Therefore, there's nothing I can do about it except go on and...

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  • SEC Media Days: Alabama still owns event
SEC Media Days: Alabama still owns event

On Wednesday morning, Nick Saban stood in front of a packed room for Alabama's turn at SEC Media Days. With Georgia tailback Nick Chubb's status for the start of the season in question, the SEC's leading Heisman Trophy candidate heading into the season is likely Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs.

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  • QB Has More Drama With Brother Than Actress Girlfriend
QB Has More Drama With Brother Than Actress Girlfriend

The two enjoy some "cowboy" time, riding around on horses, which makes Luke feel right at home, like he's back at his family's ranch. Alex looks at JoJo and mutters, "You look like something out of a Ralph Lauren Model Magazine". And now we find out that he and Jordan don't even have a relationship? See you later, Alex . For those people...

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  • Kyrgios primed for Murray challenge
Kyrgios primed for Murray challenge

Kyrgios saved two match points at 5-4 but Murray put him out of his agony when he unloaded a fierce forehand victor in the next game and then sent down a final ace. "I don't really know". "Nick says he doesn't really love tennis and I understand that". It was tough after a darkness delay but I think my level of tennis was really high.

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  • Martin Skrtel on brink of Liverpool exit after passing Fenerbahce medical
Martin Skrtel on brink of Liverpool exit after passing Fenerbahce medical

Skrtel arrived in Istanbul yesterday and passed his Fenerbahce medical today. Skrtel was guilty of committing too many errors last season, many of which led to goals, and consequently, dropped points. That, of course, hasn't sat well with him and after a social media faux-pas late last month made it obvious that the relationship between the playe...

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  • Murray reaches semis after Tsonga scrap
Murray reaches semis after Tsonga scrap

Murray had to block it out and start again". "How does it feel to be the nation's last hope?" We need a new prime minister, Top Gear presenter, new England football manager and Wales is losing. "He's one of the greatest grass-court players in the world". On the other hand, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga needed to win six games in the match to take advantage...

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  • Even Caltrans is getting in on Pokemon GO craze ... sort of
Even Caltrans is getting in on Pokemon GO craze ... sort of

That is because the current data on Pokemon Go are based on a few days of player activity during a prime leisure period - the weekend. Global Positioning System chips in players' smartphones are used to map their real-life movements onto the game world, while software overlays the 3D characters onto the view through the phone's camera.

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  • Hassan Whiteside staying with the Miami Heat
Hassan Whiteside staying with the Miami Heat

Executives from rivals are expected to talk with Wade over the phone Friday, The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski reported , with other general managers telling The Vertical they have made multi-year offers to his reps. Hassan Whiteside might end up with the Lakers or stay in Miami , we've seen a number of great players turn down the teams that s...

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  • Montgomerie gets the 145th Open started
Montgomerie gets the 145th Open started

He said: "I like my chances this week but I go into every tournament liking my chances". 1 player in world golf rankings can overpower this course with a good week off the tee. "We didn't know how bad it really was". "I don't know", he said, looking slightly puzzled. Hopefully Troon suits my eye and I can play consistently throughout the we...

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  • No Plans to Revive Peace Talks With Taliban: Afghan Officials
No Plans to Revive Peace Talks With Taliban: Afghan Officials

In return for its continued support, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is demanding reforms of the Afghan security forces, which are grappling with deeply entrenched corruption and human rights issues. The US in May killed the group's leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, in a drone strike in Pakistan. But they can: A relative handful of highly qualified...

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  • Jenn Suhr wins 10th U.S. polve vault title at Olympic trials
Jenn Suhr wins 10th U.S. polve vault title at Olympic trials

A few minutes earlier, Brenda Martinez had endured similar suspense in the women's 1,500-meter race. McLaughlin, from New Jersey, said she has been overwhelmed by the occasion of competing after arriving in Eugene. This will be Suhr's third Olympics. That time, as well as her time on Sunday are even more impressive when you consider the fact th...

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