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101-year-old woman wins 100 metre sprintA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:29:12 GMT
From telegraph.co


Serena Williams writes touching note to her unborn baby
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:16:53 GMT
From telegraph.co


Is Manchester United's Marcus Rashford the new Harry Kane?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:59:29 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
MARTIN SAMUEL: United produce great players. Not great strikers. Not lately. Great strikers, they buy. This may be why uncertainty continues to surround Marcus Rashford.


Dynamo Kiev fans wear Ku Klux Klan outfits and swastikas
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:55:52 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Dynamo's ultras used social media to urge fans to attend dressed all in white, the club's colours, and billed the display as 'white frenzy' for the game known as the 'Ukrainian Clasico'.


Things you may have missed from Chelsea 4-2 Southampton
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:55:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Goals from Eden Hazard, Gary Cahill and Diego Costa extended the Blues' lead over Tottenham to seven points on a night Hazard set a personal record and Cesc Fabregas surpassed Frank Lampard.


Chelsea have psychological staying power to win league
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:48:26 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
SAMI MOKBEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Diego Costa ended his seven-game goal drought with a brace to ensure the Blues took a major step towards the Premier League title.


David Stockdale expected to sign a contract extension
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:46:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Chelsea were linked with Stockdale in January. The 31-year-old was this month named in the Championshipas Team of the Year and has been instrumental for Brighton in their promotion push.


Fox Norton wins the Champion Chase at Punchestown
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:45:30 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Fox Norton provided the perfect finale to trainer Colin Tizzardas season when delivering him a convincing ninth Grade One win in the Boylesports Champion Chase on Tuesday.


Surrey announce record profit for 2016-17
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:41:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Record-breaking sales for the T20 Blast and increased membership for a fourth consecutive year have helped the club to reach the figure. Surrey now have more than 10,000 members.


Chelsea 4-2 Southampton - PLAYER RATINGS
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:40:32 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 in the Premier League to go seven points clear of Tottenham. Sportsmail rates both sets of players from the match at Stamford Bridge.


Ronnie OaSullivan in trouble against red-hot Ding Junhui
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:34:16 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
HECTOR NUNNS AT THE CRUCIBLE: Ronnie OaSullivanas bid for a sixth world snooker title was in all sorts of trouble on Tuesday night as he was put to the sword by Chinaas Ding Junhui.


Solomona fires back at doubters of his England commitment
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:33:28 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Denny Solomona has an emphatic message for those who have cast doubt on his commitment to England. aI will give 100 per cent,a said the Sale wing on Tuesday. aAnd why shouldnat I?a


Yorkshire's clash with Lancashire abandoned due to snow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:32:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Visiting teams are used to a frosty reception when they go to Yorkshire, but this was taking it to extremes as snow caused play to be abandoned at Headingley on Tuesday.


Atletico Madrid 0-1 Villarreal: Simeone's men slip up
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:31:40 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Atletico Madrid suffered a blow in the race for a top-three finish in La Liga as Roberto Soriano's late goal gave Villarreal a 1-0 win at the Vicente Calderon.


Sam Billings named as wicketkeeper for Ireland matches
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:27:37 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jonny Bairstow may have claimed more victims last year than any keeper in Test history, but it was not enough to earn him the role when England named Sam Billings as their gloveman against Ireland.


Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho going up in transfer valueA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:07:14 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Liverpool were willing to sell the France international in January for APS20million. But that has risen, with Sakho having impressed in Crystal Palaceas fight against Premier League relegation.


Klopp vows to take strong Liverpool squad to Australia A
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:55:14 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jurgen Klopp has vowed to take his strongest possible squad to Australia for an end-of-season friendly regardless of which Liverpool players have internationals in June.


Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho demands wall of fame
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:53:33 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Jose Mourinho has cleared a space on the walls of Manchester United's training complex at Carrington and is challenging his players to fill it by making their own history.


Man City boss Guardiola keeping a close eye on young guns
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:51:58 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Brahim Diaz, Jadon Sancho and Phil Foden will all play in Wednesday night's FA Youth Cup final second leg against Chelsea, and are expected to tour with the seniors in pre-season.


Maria Sharapova faces a fight for respect
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:44:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
MIKE DICKSON: At 9.15am on Wednesday morning a four days after the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix actually began a Maria Sharapova will finally be allowed on court at the event.


Benitez to demand funds to overhaul Newcastle squad
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:33:11 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Newcastle sealed promotion back to the Premier League with a win over Preston but Benitez has refused to commit his future to the club, despite having two years to run on his deal.


Maria Sharapovaas super-agent reprimanded by WTA Tour
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:31:36 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
MIKE DICKSON - EXCLUSIVE: Max Eisenbud, who represents Maria Sharapova, received a stern talking-to from womenas tour chief executive Steve Simon over the comments.


Maria Sharapova can reach Wimbledon WITHOUT a wildcard
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:31:27 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
MIKE DICKSON: Maria Sharapova begins her tennis comeback on Wednesday, and will play three tournaments in the next four weeks that could ultimately get her into Wimbledon.


Granada 0-2 Malaga: Tony Adams' men head near relegationA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:23:52 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Tony Adams watched his Granada side lose again but at least it was to a goal from a striker who has scored more goals from outside the area than everyone bar Leo Messi in La Liga this season.


Wolves 0-1 Huddersfield: Izzy Brown nets Terriers' winner
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:13:08 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
LAURIE WHITWELL AT MOLINEUX: Izzy Brownas elegant strike saw Huddersfield beat Wolves to confirm a Championship play-off place for the first time in the clubas history.


Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos handed one-match ban
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:02:36 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos received his marching orders in the second-half for a two-footed challenge on Lionel Messi with the score 2-1 in favour of Luis Enrique's Barcelona outfit.


Michele Scarponi's funeral attended by thousands
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:33:33 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The 37-year-old was killed when he was hit by a van close to his home during a training ride on Saturday, just days after he had finished fourth overall in the Tour of the Alps. The funeral took place in Italy.


Phil Neville picks his Manchester United dream team
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:24:17 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Neville would like to see Atletico Madrid sensation Antoine Griezmann paired with Real Madrid's superstar Gareth Bale, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic leading the line unless he is ruled out through injury.


Jessica Ennis-Hill hopes for clean London World Champs
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:54:16 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Ennis-Hill is due to receive heptathlon gold from Daegu 2011 after she was upgraded from silver when Tatyana Chernova was stripped of her title following a doping offence.


The story of Leeds's title win in 1992 told in a new film
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:10:48 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
While Antonio Conte and Mauricio Pochettino carry out their duel over the Premier League title in London, a significant anniversary has not been missed in the north of England.


Alex Dowsett misses out onA Tour de Romandie yellow jersey
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:51:45 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
The Movistar rider looked poised to challenge the time of five minutes 57 seconds set by Trek-Segafredo's Fabio Felline, but overshot the final corner and paid the price, finishing second.


Britain's Dan Evans defeats German Mischa Zverev
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:41:06 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
British No 3 Dan Evans beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-4 6-4 at the Barcelona Open to secure a last-16 showdown against Dominic Thiem, who earlier knocked out Kyle Edmund.


Joshua vs Klitschko: Top 10 Dr Steelhammer memories
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:27:49 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
In stark contrast to his younger, fresher opponent, Klitschko has vast championship experience. In a 64-fight career, the Ukranian has amassed 53 knockouts and 25 world title wins.


Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha must stay: Sam Allardyce
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:01:39 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Sam Allardyce has told his star winger Wilfried Zaha to stay and realise his full potential at Crystal Palace despite persistent interest in the Ivorian international from Premier League rivals.


Golf rules change 'limits' video evidence after Lexi row
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:14:53 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Golf's governing bodies have rushed through a law in the wake of Lexi Thompson's controversial recent defeat that means a player will not automatically be punished on video evidence.


Daniel Sturridge is no longer part of the Liverpool plan
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:55:14 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
DOMINIC KING: Sturridge is unlikely to play for Liverpool again before the end of the campaign, with a hip issue having flared up, but now the fitness bulletins are met with indifference.


Antonio Conte blew a nine point lead as Juventus captain
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:33:05 +0100
From www.dailymail.co
Antonio Conte has every reason to be fearful ahead of the Premier League run-in, despite Chelsea's four-point lead. The Italian manager knows the pain of blowing an advantage


Marlins-Phillies game postponed due to rain, no makeup date announced
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:15:42 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Tuesday's series opener between the Marlins and Phillies was postponed.


After inconsistent season, Lundqvist shining in postseason
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:06:06 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round.


Wild's Staal concussed from crash into boards
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:39:05 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Staal would've been out for a while had the Wild stayed alive in the playoffs


Penalties in golf start with the player, not the TV viewer
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:09:58 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Television viewers who call in a rules violation have never cost anyone a golf tournament.

Cards' Carpenter serving one-game suspension Tuesday vs. Jays
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:07:05 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter was suspended for one game for making contact with an umpire


Cardinals acknowledge need for QB of future but won't 'force it' in draft
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:57:35 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
With Palmer nearing retirement, Keim on the lookout for his replacement in draft


Vikings say goodbye to Peterson after 10 seasons
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:40:21 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Adrian Peterson signed with the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday


McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:39:34 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Connor McDavid is about to get to know Ryan Kesler very well.


Gullikson retires as full-time USTA player development coach
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:22:14 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
U.S. Tennis Association lead national coach Tom Gullikson is retiring from full-time coaching with the group's development program.

Why would Derek Jeter want to get involved with the Miami Marlins?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:20:28 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Derek Jeter loves challenges, and this franchise would be a big one


Dale Earnhardt Jr. on fathers pride: Id have to go hear it from Rick
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:20:08 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was asked what his late father would have thought had he been there on this day.


The Netherlands' most famous stadium to be renamed in honor of Johan Cruyff
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:18:42 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
It will be Johan Cruijff Arena.


Twins reliever O'Rourke to have left elbow surgery
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:15:32 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Ryan O'Rourke will have surgery for a partially torn ligament in his left elbow


Blues-Predators features goalie showdown of Allen vs. Rinne
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:05:09 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen and Nashville Predators' Pekka Rinne are setting the bar for postseason goaltending


StaTuesday: Best Packers draft picks ever
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:50:25 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The top Green Bay Packers draft picks as determined by Approximate Value


Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:23:05 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Sidney Crosby is standing in Alex Ovechkin's way again.


Steelers WR Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated after year-long suspension
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:18:44 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Bryant still has to meet conditions to be eligible for Week 1.


Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush reportedly have agreement to purchase Miami Marlins
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:59:44 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
Derek Jeter is one step closer to being an MLB owner


Working overtime: Extra hockey may take its toll on players
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:44:07 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
After the Washington Capitals lost a double-overtime heartbreaker in the first round, Brooks Orpik just wanted to eat some food and go home to sleep.


StaTuesday: Best Vikings draft picks ever
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:23:54 GMT
From feeds.foxnews
The top Minnesota Vikings draft picks as determined by Approximate Value


Costa stars as Chelsea power past Southampton to close in on Premier League title
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:51:31 +0100
From independent.ie
Diego Costa ended his lean streak with a double as Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 to restore their seven-point advantage over Tottenham.

Man United making progress on a!190m double deal for Antoine Griezmann and star Italian striker
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:25:12 +0100
From independent.ie
Manchester United want to bring in both Atletico Madridas Antoine Griezmann and Andrea Belotti of Torino this summer, and have made progress with both mega deals, as they continue to consider their attacking options in the wake of Zlatan Ibrahimovicas injury.

Ireland star Walters could exit Stoke this summer while Glenn Whelan faces uncertain future
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:45:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Two of Ireland's Premier League stars could both be looking for new clubs this summer with Stoke duo Jon Walters and Glenn Whelan reportedly facing uncertain futures.

Comment a Were we too quick to jump on Eamon Dunphy's Messi comments?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:40:31 +0100
From independent.ie
aThere's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting,a long-time late night television host David Letterman once said.

'We werenat being divas' - Stephanie Roche on Irish women's team's press conference
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:05:42 +0100
From independent.ie
Stephanie Roche was more nervous heading into the press conference about the FAIas treatment of the Irish womenas soccer team than she has ever been heading onto the pitch for an international match.

Statistical look at Chelsea's win over Southampton
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:51:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Chelsea saw off Southampton 4-2 on Tuesday to re-open a seven-point lead at the Premier League summit.

Craig Shakespeare confident Jamie Vardy has moved on from Arsenal drama
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:36:03 +0100
From independent.ie
Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare believes Jamie Vardy has forgotten his Arsenal drama.

Antonio Conte: Big test passed for Chelsea in win over Southampton
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:01:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Antonio Conte believes his Chelsea side have passed a psychological test in moving seven points clear of Tottenham but still face a fight to the finish in the Premier League.

'I don't even think about it' - Jose Mourinho explains why he continues to criticise his players in public
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:56:40 +0100
From independent.ie
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has stressed he does not care if criticising his players is a gamble, seeing it as "common sense" if they are not giving him 100 per cent.

Jose Mourinho happy to take gamble on criticising players
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:51:01 +0100
From independent.ie
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has stressed he does not care if criticising his players is a gamble, seeing it as "common sense" if they are not giving him 100 per cent.

Steve Agnew: Results 'a massive disappointment' but Boro retain survival hope
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:36:01 +0100
From independent.ie
Steve Agnew will send Middlesbrough into Wednesday night's Premier League relegation clash with derby rivals Sunderland admitting he did not expect the season to come to this.

Wilfried Zaha needs to stay and be key man for Crystal Palace - Sam Allardyce
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:41:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Sam Allardyce has told Wilfried Zaha to realise his full potential at Crystal Palace despite persistent interest from Premier League rivals.

Hull striker Oumar Niasse's red card overturned on appeal
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:41:08 +0100
From independent.ie
Hull's bid to avoid the drop has received a boost after they confirmed their appeal against the red card Oumar Niasse received in the win over Watford was successful.

Spain's odd couple: A history of Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique's true rivalry
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:24:42 +0100
From independent.ie
For years, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldoas rivalry has defined the clasico. Real Madridas meetings with Barcelona are won and lost by the worldas two best players, who seemingly take turns to write the narrative of the Spanish football season.

Moyes refuses to accept relegation is inevitable for Sunderland
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:21:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Sunderland boss David Moyes is refusing to accept that relegation is inevitable as he prepares for a do-or-die derby trip to Middlesbrough.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: The players we want to keep, we will keep
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:06:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has assured him the club does not have to raise money this summer and will only offload players they want to sell.

Injury setback for Sunderland striker Watmore
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:36:10 +0100
From independent.ie
Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore may need a second operation on his injured knee after suffering discomfort on his return to light training.

Who is the Premier League's most injured player?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:34:41 +0100
From independent.ie
There are currently 95 players in the Premier League out injured at the moment with Manchester United the league leaders in injuries with eight current players sidelined with an assortment of injuries.

Gareth Bale could miss both legs of Madrid derby with calf tear
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:52:35 +0100
From independent.ie
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale looks set to miss the Champions League semi-final against city rivals Atletico after tests revealed he has a tear to his left calf.

Ireland draw Northern Ireland in Women's World Cup qualifiers
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:35:51 +0100
From independent.ie
Ireland have drawn Northern Ireland in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualifying group stage draw in Nyon on Tuesday as Colin Bell's side will look to become the first Irish women's team ever to qualify for the Women's World Cup.

Who will triumph when Guardiola and Mourinho face off in Manchester derby?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:06:01 +0100
From independent.ie
When one of football's most ferocious and toxic personal rivalries came to Manchester last summer, the game crackled with anticipation.

'Rangers need APS50M for players to catch Celtic' - ex-Rangers winger claims Gers need to spend big to compete
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:02:52 +0100
From independent.ie
Former Rangers winger Willie Henderson claims APS50million is required for new players if the Ibrox club is to compete with Celtic.

WATCH: Rival fans in sick chant at Chapecoense over plane crash that killed 71 people
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:37:05 +0100
From independent.ie
Rival fans have taunted Chapecoense over the plane crash that killed 71 people, including 22 players, 23 coaching and other club staff, 2 guests and 21 journalists.

Newcastle keeper Elliot urges 'brilliant' Benitez to stay
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:06:18 +0100
From independent.ie
Rob Elliot is keeping his fingers crossed that Rafael Benitez stays at Newcastle for years to come as the club attempts to re-establish itself in the Premier League.

Wenger confident Sanchez will sign new Arsenal contract
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:06:10 +0100
From independent.ie
Arsene Wenger's future may remain up in the air but he is confident Alexis Sanchez will sign a new Arsenal contract this summer.

'It is going to be the game of the season' - United's Ander Herrera highlights importance of Manchester Derby
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:04:15 +0100
From independent.ie
Ander Herrera has billed Manchester United's Premier League trip to Manchester City as a potential make-or-break "game of the season".

Daniel Sturridge's Liverpool career could be over following latest injury
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:56:57 +0100
From independent.ie
Liverpool are unsure if Daniel Sturridge will play for the club again this season a which could mean he has played his last game at Anfield.

Hazard fully focused on finishing season on high at Chelsea not long-term future
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:36:10 +0100
From independent.ie
Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says he is only focused on finishing the season on a high and is not thinking about his long-term future.

Diego Costa at double as Chelsea beat Southampton to go seven points clear
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:36:18 +0100
From independent.ie
Diego Costa ended his lean streak with a double as Premier League leaders Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 to restore their seven-point advantage over Tottenham.

Baraclough to take on role as Northern Irish U-21 manager
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Former Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough has landed a new post as manager of the Northern Ireland U-21 side.

Sturridge's latest injury may signal the end of Reds career
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Liverpool are unsure if Daniel Sturridge will play again this season - which could mean he has played his last game for the club.

It would be better to play derby without a referee - Toure
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Yaya Toure says he would prefer to play Thursday's Manchester derby without a referee after condemning the officiating during City's FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal.

'It is not always about who spends more money who wins'
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Antonio Conte has taken a swipe at Manchester City and Manchester United by claiming his Chelsea team are proving that spending the most money does not guarantee success.

Ibrahimovic to see US specialist as fears for career grow
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is to be examined by an eminent knee specialist in the United States tomorrow in an effort to save his career amid fears that he may have suffered multiple ligament damage and not just torn his anterior cruciate.

Mistakes not denting 'butterfly catcher' Hart's Italian appeal
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
When a goalkeeper comes for a cross and doesn't claim the ball, the Italians like to think he looks like a butterfly catcher. To Gigi Garanzini, La Stampa's veteran columnist, that's exactly what Joe Hart resembled when Crotone whipped a short corner in toward the far post at the Stadio Grande Torino a fortnight ago. Hart missed the ball and, losing his balance, fell to the ground, allowing Simmy Nwankwo to prod the ball into an empty net from Andrea Nalini's knock down, levelling the score.

Mike Ross issues poignant statement as he confirms he will retire from rugby
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:17:39 +0100
From independent.ie
Ireland international prop Mike Ross has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.

Cullen eases fears as Lions duo set to be fit for Pro12 title run-in
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Leo Cullen has eased fears surrounding the fitness of Lions duo Sean O'Brien and Robbie Henshaw as both are set to play a part in the Guinness PRO12 run-in.

Tony Ward: Munster's brain-dead tactics should never be repeated
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
So for the fifth year running we have a Champions Cup final minus an Irish presence. In a frank and honest assessment of the weekend semi-finals Munster were comprehensively outplayed while Leinster could and perhaps should have got to a fourth final. Just where does that leave Irish rugby? In as good a place as it did before either went into semi-final action.

Green shoots but both provinces have a long way to go
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
On May 13, the fifth successive European final without any Irish involvement will take place. An era of Irish dominance ended when Leinster and Ulster met at Twickenham in 2012, but this season there were green shoots of recovery from the two provinces who drove that success.

Cullen convinced Leinster were good enough to go all the way in Europe
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Having arrived back in Dublin late on Sunday night, any notion of the Leinster players being allowed to wallow in self pity were quickly dispelled as the entire squad gathered for the review session in UCD yesterday.

World Cup groupings may draw little comfort for Ireland
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
No sooner has the Six Nations finished, the Lions squad been announced and the Champions Cup finalists for 2017 decided and the World Cup draw for Japan comes firmly into view. World Rugby and the Japanese organising committee will host the Pool draw for 2019 tomorrow fortnight, May 10, in Kyoto's State Guest House - the same venue used to host the G7 summit in 2016.

Munster's vision can now emerge through the clouds
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Those of us have followed Munster's season closely feel as if it has encapsulated much more than merely eight months and 28 matches.

Connacht land ex-Leinster lock Thornbury
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Connacht have boosted their second-row options ahead of next season with the signing of former Leinster player Gavin Thornbury.

'Phenomenon' O'Callaghan to go on
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Donncha O'Callaghan may continue playing professional rugby into his fifth decade after agreeing an undisclosed contract to extend his current stay at English Premiership side Worcester Warriors.

Nadal to meet Dutra Silva on his own Barcelona court
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:35:05 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Resurgent Spanish great Rafael Nadal will have the rare privilege of playing on a court named after him when he meets Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva in the last 32 of the Barcelona Open on Wednesday.


Soccer: Chelsea calm nerves and extend lead with win over Southampton
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:17:53 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Buoyant Chelsea extended their Premier League lead and calmed nerves at Stamford Bridge with a 4-2 win over Southampton on Tuesday that moved them seven points clear of their nearest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur.


Defensive players figure to dominate at NFL Draft
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:11:33 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - After months of study and speculation, teams will desperately try to land a knockout punch when they replenish their rosters with the best college players at this week's NFL Draft on the beloved "Rocky Steps" in Philadelphia.


Crosby and Ovechkin set to again take Stanley Cup spotlight
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:06:17 -0400
From feeds.reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin again have the hockey world buzzing as the two best players of their generation prepare to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals into a Stanley Cup second round showdown.


Motor racing: Earnhardt retirement latest blow to struggling sport
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:47:27 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR's most popular driver, said on Tuesday that he will retire after the 2017 season, a major loss to a sport already suffering from diminished star power and waning popularity.


Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:26:06 -0400
From feeds.reuters
BOSTON (Reuters) - A lawyer for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday denied media reports that the athlete wrote a letter to a prison lover before hanging himself in his prison cell last week.


Golfers get relief from armchair judges
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:12:59 -0400
From feeds.reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Golfers will no longer live in fear of a minor infringement being picked up by eagle-eyed armchair fans, after the Royal & Ancient and USGA agreed to limit the use of video evidence on Tuesday.


Motor racing: Earnhardt wants to go out his own way
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:24:37 -0400
From feeds.reuters
CONCORD, North Carolina (Reuters) - Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCARas most popular driver, said on Tuesday that his abrupt retirement announcement comes from a desire to depart on his own terms.


Murray ready to work overtime in Barcelona to stay at top
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:41:18 -0400
From feeds.reuters
(Reuters) - World number one Andy Murray returns to the Barcelona clay courts that launched his career this week as he puts in some overtime ahead of the French Open.


Cycling: Felline wins Tour de Romandie prologue
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:07:32 -0400
From feeds.reuters
AIGLE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Italian Fabio Felline won the prologue of the Tour de Romandie to claim the overall lead after a 4.8-km individual time trial on a slippery course on Tuesday.


Golf authorities review the use of video technology following Lexi Thompson incident
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:39:24 +0100
From independent.ie
Golf's rule-makers have issued new directives to lessen the impact of video technology in the game.

Rahm set to follow Rose on Irish invite
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Rory McIlroy did not need to turn on the charm to get Olympic champion Justin Rose to commit to the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart from July 6-9.

'There was a bit of an elephant in the room' - Harrington reveals meeting with Garcia at Rory McIlroy's wedding
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:33:28 +0100
From independent.ie
Padraig Harrington has revealed that he and Sergio Garcia are on a 'much better footing' after a meeting at Rory McIlroy's wedding over the weekend.

Willie Mullins takes massive bite out of Gordon Elliott's lead but Cullentra handler still a firm favourite
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:32:51 +0100
From independent.ie
Un De Sceaux's defeat in today's BoyleSports Champions Chase may have cost Willie Mullins around a!100,000 in prizemoney but the Closutton handler still managed to take a big chunk out of Gordon Elliott's lead in the race to be champion trainer.

WATCH - Fox Norton condemns Un De Sceaux to his first Punchestown defeat in Champion Chase
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:06:37 +0100
From independent.ie
Fox Norton followed up his Aintree success by taking the scalp of Un De Sceaux in the BoyleSports Champion Chase at Punchestown.

WATCH - Disko romps home to win the Growise Champion Novice Chase at Punchestown
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:35:03 +0100
From independent.ie
Disko ran out an emphatic winner of the Growise Champion Novice Chase for trainer Noel Meade in the hands of Bryan Cooper at Punchestown.

PODCAST: Punchestown Day Two Preview - Can Sizing John be beaten?
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:37:28 +0100
From independent.ie
Previewing Day 2 of the Punchestown Festival, Johnny Ward is joined by Cormac Byrne, BoyleSports' Liam Glynn, Gigginstown's Eddie O'Leary, and jockey Katie Walsh.

Punchestown Day One as it happened: - Fox Norton beats Un De Sceaux but Mullins closes the gap on Elliott
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:45:04 +0100
From independent.ie
If Willie Mullins is to overhaul Gordon Elliott in the race for the Irish trainers' title he must start making inroads straight away. Day One at the Punchestown festival promises to be explosive. Follow all the action below.

'I have no regrets whatsoever' - AP McCoy happy with retirement decision
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:31:35 +0100
From independent.ie
AP McCoy has said he's relieved to be watching the action at Punchestown this year and has "no regrets" about retiring.

WATCH - Mullins' third-string Cilaos Emery edges out Melon as Labaik refuses AGAIN
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:52:50 +0100
From independent.ie
Cilaos Emery sprang a surprise when leading home a one-two for Willie Mullins in the Herald Champion Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.

WATCH - Our experts on why it's worth backing a 50/1 shot in today's Punchestown feature and the quirky Labaik
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:17:56 +0100
From independent.ie
Racing experts Niall Cronin and Johnny Ward tell you the horses to follow and those to avoid on Day One of the Punchestown festival.

Punchestown 2017: Here is who our experts are backing on Day One of the Festival
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:05:36 +0100
From independent.ie
Over 120,000 people will pack out Punchestown this week for Irerland's greatest National Hunt Festival and we will bring you comprehensive coverage every day this week on Independent.ie. Here is everything you need to know and who to back on Day One.

Champion and pretender reach for the title wire
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
They call it Peerless Punchestown and, while some may disagree, no Festival in Ireland quite compares with this week's extravaganza.

Washington DC takes capital billing for O'Brien at Navan
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Washington DC took full advantage of a drop in grade to end an 11-month losing run in the Woodlands Stakes at Navan.

The Game Changer can stun 'Sceaux' to give Elliott major boost in title race
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Day one of the Punchestown Festival is not especially overladen with quality, especially with Douvan sidelined, but that still doesn't take from an interesting opening-day card. Un De Sceaux - winner at Cheltenham - is Willie Mullins' substitute in the feature.

Melon looks ripe to make the most of Labaik's quirks
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
To paraphrase The Clash and their English No 1 hit, today's Herald Novice Hurdle (4.20) is all about one thing: should Labaik stay put at the start, or should he go off with the rest - as he did on the way to winning at Cheltenham.

Tizzard's Fox can outstmart his rivals and claim feature
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Colin Tizzard will, no doubt, be looking forward to going on holiday next Monday but, at Punchestown this week, the trainer can cap an extraordinary season by winning the first day feature, the Boylesports Champion Chase, with smart performer Fox Norton.

Sandown set to stage Nicholls-Henderson duel for title
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
The race for the jumps trainers' title in England could go to the wire when the season draws to a close at Sandown on Saturday as Paul Nicholls and Nicky Henderson have their sights on the valuable bet365 Gold Cup.

Un De Sceaux, Mullins v Elliott, 120k fans and a farewell to Annie Power
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Punchestown is upon us all - the wait is over.

101-year-old woman wins 100 metre sprintA
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:29:12 GMT
From telegraph.co


Serena Williams writes touching note to her unborn baby
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:16:53 GMT
From telegraph.co