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Magnus Carlsen clinches third consecutive World Chess Championship

Norwegian Chess maestro Magnus Carlsen has risen to Himalayan heights by extending his dominance over the chess world by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time in New York on November 30, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker. Carlsen won the championship -- organised by the International Chess Federation, FIDE -- in 2013 and 2014, beating Ind ....

CONCACAF Champions League: Teenager Davies Carries Whitecaps to Quarterfinals

The Vancouver Whitecaps clinched a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League quarter-finals after defeating Sporting Kansas City 2-1 with a fantastic eleventh hour goal on a marathon game played on Tuesday. With this win, the Whitecaps kept their battle to overturn their recent losing form that got them out of playoff contention in the MLS. Alphonso Davies pushed the Whitecaps through when he broke ....

UEFA Champions League – Matchday 1: The Best of Tuesday Action

BARCELONA: Blaugrana’s coach Luis Enrique says he believes Lionel Messi would be the best player in the world wherever he plays on the pitch after watching the Argentine score the 40th hat trick of his career in Barcelona's 7-0 win against Celtic. CELTIC: Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with his side's defeat to Barcelona, but says he believes they can learn lessons from the los ....

“KaeperGate”: NFL Players Join Colin Kaepernick’s Protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial oppression and inequality in the United States continued before Monday night's 28-0 win over the Los Angeles Rams. For the second game in a row, Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid knelt during the song while teammates Antoine Bethea and Eli Harold stood and held up their right fists. "I think it's become so blatantly obvious that ....

Craig Sager's Relentless Fight Against Leukemia

Craig Sager's once lustrous hair is down to a few unruly strands because of chemo, and on this day of hope a simple green T-shirt and blue shorts adorn the broadcaster known by millions for his ostentatious wardrobe and easy rapport with the NBA's elite. He methodically extended a long, skinny arm to an IV pole holding the stem cells he is counting on to save his life. There was silence as he cra ....

U.S. Open Final: Kerber Defeats Pliskova to Win Her First Title

Early in what would become a tight test of a U.S. Open final, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and scoop a down-the-line winner to a corner. The Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd roared, and Kerber celebrated by raising her right hand and wagging her index finger in the air, as if to remind opponent Karolina Pliskova – and everyone else – "I'm No. 1!'' Yes, she is. And ....

The Ultimate Upset: Serena Ousted at U.S. Open

No.10 seed Karolina Pliskova (CZE), pulled the ultimate upset by beating an injured Serena effectively ending her latest pursuit of history. Williams, who double-faulted on match point, said her left knee, which she thought was injured during a second-round match, was a factor Thursday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou said the injury obviously affected William ....

Cupcake Wars: The worst week of college football in recent memory

The first week of 2016 NCAAF season was marked by top-tier matchups like Notre Dame-Texas, Ole Miss-Florida State, USC-Alabama, Houston-Oklahoma, and UNC-Georgia. There were four games played between Top 25 teams during the first week of the season. Additionally, six other Top 25 teams played schools from other Power Five conferences. All things considered, it was the perfect start to the college ....

An Update on T-Ball: Come on Tim, and Meet the Mets!

2007 Heisman Laureate and Former NFL QB Tim Tebow made his intentions to play baseball known several weeks ago, and now he has an MLB organization willing to pay him for it. And to make it familiar enough, he's signed with another orange and blue team, much like Gators and Broncos. According to AP reports, Tebow and the Mets agreed to a $100,000 signing bonus. As per MLB signing rules, $100,000 i ....

Tim Tebow’s Attempted Comeback to… Baseball?

Yup, that’s right!

As you already know, former NFL Quarterback Tim Tebow held a showcase in California in order to try to convince some scouts that he has what it takes to be at least a serviceable MLB player.

But after that showcase, the only serious offer Tebow’s agent got came from “Aguilas del Zulia,” a Venezuelan winter league team, which season starts in October ....

CFL Labour Day Classic: Bombers Beat Riders With Last Second Field Goal

After being ahead most of the game, The Bombers needed a 42-yard field goal with less than two seconds remaining on the clock to take their first win on a Mark’s Labour Day Weekend at Raiders home field in Regina in the last 12 years with a 28-25 final score. With this win, the Bombers broke a streak of 11 consecutive winless games at the Roughriders home and at the same time, they kept their f ....

Curtains down for Rio Olympics 2016 and India!

The 31st Olympics Games held in Rio of Brazil from 5 August to 21 August 2016 ended after 16 days of healthy competition, featuring 11,303 athletes from 206 nations and a refugee team. The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was a major international multi-sport event held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Latin America on 5-21 Augu ....

Penny Oleksiak: Canada's young Olympic hero

Imagine winning an Olympic medal at just 16 years old? Well, that’s exactly what young Penny Oleksiak did in Rio de Janeiro this summer. However, she didn’t win just one medal; she won four medals. Oleksiak is now the proud owner of one gold medal, one silver medal and two bronze medals and she will go down in history as one of Canada’s most successful athletes. In fact, CTV News ....

Olympics: Canadian Divers Meaghan Benfeito, Roseline Filion Win Bronze Medal

Quebec pair Benfeito and Filion has once again maintained their form all through the 10 –metre synchro event to win bronze medal for Canada. This is a repeat of their performance in 2010 in London where they also won bronze medal in the 10 metre synchronized event.

The pair went through all the five competitive rounds to emerge winners of bronze in the event after accumulating 336. ....

Michigan State Husker Punter Sam Foltz Dies in Car Wreck

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed Saturday in a car wreck while returning from a kicking camp in Wisconsin. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash. He was taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital for treatment. Tigers sports information director Michael Bonnette told ESPN that Delahoussaye needed stitches and ....

India Pursues Hockey Glory at Rio

Hockey is always picking up energy step by step. Sushila Chanu, who is at present Indian ladies' hockey group chief is set to lead her group to triumph in the four country competition. The competition, which is additionally seen as readiness for the Rio Olympics, will likewise include Australia who are currently ranked number three around the world, New Zealand who are positioned number four and i ....

Close friendship between Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy

Britain manager Roy Hodgson has poured despise on the idea that there might be a break between advances Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy.  What's more, Hodgson included that his squad are completely centered around Monday's round-of-16 conflict against an Iceland group who he supposes will be "difficult to beat".  In the pre-match public interview, it was put to skipper Rooney that he and ....

Easy Money: 7 Strategies for Winning at Online Casinos

Casinos are fun, and a good way to win some money while having fun. But how to maximize your winnings? Below is a list of some helpful essential strategies, which can take you one-step closer to winning at online casinos. Choose wisely: Do not simply select an online casino operator because it shows up at the top of your search list, because it does not necessarily ....
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