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by | January 13, 2018 | 05:02

The notorious rally spans a healthy portion of January, this year running Jan 6-20, with a rest day in La Paz, Bolivia , for a total of 14 stages and nearly 5,600 miles of race fun. It was a long road to Arequipa for everyone though, with 508km of liaison section, which was also the longest yet of Dakar 2018. Last year, three stages had to be truncated and even cancelled, as rain and flash floods caused havoc when the rally entered Bolivia from Paraguay.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:02

The British government has extended Trump an invitation for a state visit. "Bad deal. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!" the USA president added. There was initially confusion as Downing Street was unable to say whether the Foreign Secretary was speaking for the Government when he said Mr Khan and Jeremy Corbyn were putting the "crucial relationship at risk".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:51

Davis told Cerosimo he expects his role to be minimized even more in 2018. "This was a tough year for me", Davis said. Davis has played 13 seasons in the National Football League since being selected No. He has 1,015 career tackles, 28 sacks, 13 interceptions, 18 forced fumbles and 9 fumble recoveries. Davis also helped the Panthers to a berth in Super Bowl 50, playing in the game less than two weeks after having surgery on a broken forearm suffered in the NFC Championship Game.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:20

Now, having reached his first Grand Slam final last September, Anderson has added experience to go with the muscle. An unlikely victor at Melbourne Park in 2017 before going on to capture Wimbledon, the evergreen 36-year-old - who enjoyed a renaissance last season having been struck down by injuries in 2016 - is trusting his tried and tested preparation, having featured at the Hopman Cup in Perth just like he did last year .

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:18

He will be eligible for free agency following the 2018 season. Donaldson rebounded from an injury-slowed 2016 to hit.270 last season with 33 homers and 78 runs batted in over 113 games. Loup, who made $1,125,000 in 2017, went 2-3 with a 3.75 ERA in 70 appearances and 57 2/3 innings. Donaldson is one of nine arbitration-eligible Blue Jays, with the club announcing deals for Ezequiel Carrera ($1.9 million) and Aaron Loup ($1,812,500) on Friday morning ahead of the 1 p.m.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:00

In the entire history of the English league, only five sides have been on longer unbeaten league runs than this City, who are on 30 matches. A draw at half-time, Man City at full-time is 9/2. The Dutchman, just signed from Southampton for £75 million, had a dream debut, scoring the victor in the Merseyside derby last weekend. It's only in recent years, since the Abu Dhabi money came in, that City have improved.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:56

Thankfully, for Branson, this time it was all just a happy stunt. Ferguson has earned the interim lightweight belt while Nurmagomedov has fought well enough to deserve a title shot of his own, but they can not do much of anything without McGregor .

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:47

Before the game-winner, Tagovailoa took a bad sack, losing 16 yards. "As soon as the decision was made for him to come in, I got a million texts from a lot of different people saying, 'Tua's in, Tua's in, '" said Medeiros. Saban stomped down the sidelines, ripping his headset off, and screaming at no one in particular. "I couldn't be prouder to be a Georgia Bulldog today", she said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:38

Intel TrueVR "pods" at each event will create a 360 degree virtual environment where viewers can watch. "The Olympic Games is a unique opportunity to bring people from around the world together to build camaraderie and cheer for their favourite athletes", said James Carwana, vice president and general manager of Intel Sports Group.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:49

Despite last year's disappointing postseason, the Cubs enter 2018 among World Series favorites. Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs hits a home run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during game five of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 19, 2017 in Chicago , Illinois.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:38

Visibility could drop to 100 metres in some places bringing risky driving conditions and hindering flight take offs, he added. Radiation fog occurs mainly in the winter, during clear skies and calm weather conditions. Top afternoon temperatures of 3° to 7° are given for the day. Afternoon temperatures will range from 5 to 9 degrees Celsius, coldest in the north. An icy arctic blast is set to batter Britain with snow and gale force winds as temperatures could plummet to -10C in some parts ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:46

Jerryd Bayless made a 3-pointer on the other end — but it was later ruled no good because of a shot clock violation. Damian Lillard is a game-time decision but the expectation is that he will play given that he went through extensive conditioning drills during Sunday's practice.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:57

La Liga giants Real Madrid are reportedly seriously considering a move Manchester City attacker Raheem Sterling . MADRID (AP) - is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. In the Champions League they were beaten convincingly at Wembley by Tottenham and failed to top the group leaving them with a very hard last-16 qualifier against Paris Saint-Germain on February 14 at the Santiago Bernabeu.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:22

In a separate case, the FA have asked Wenger to provide observations on his remarks about the penalty decisions which went against the Gunners in both of their games over the festive period. "Obviously, they are important - they are two big players", he said. Before he went off for Davide Zappacosta , the 27-year-old's every touch was booed by the Arsenal fans.

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:56

The Wild pulled two points ahead of Chicago (21-16-6) in the tight Central Division and tussle for playoff spots in the Western Conference. It was outshot 14-5 and Chicago got off 41 shot attempts compared to just 11 for the Wild. Nick Schmaltz had two goals and an assists, while Jonathan Toews accounted for two goals. Patrick Sharp recorded a goal and an assist. The Blackhawks were 0-for-3 on the power play - including wasting a chance late in the third period - after going 4-for-6 ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:51

Yes, I can spend time with them on Tour, but there they are very into their own commitments and what they want to do. Asia have what is probably their strongest team ever in this event and we have to be focused. "There is no such thing as an underdog in matchplay golf". Dunne is now well-placed in the Ryder Cup standings at seventh in the European points list and sixth in the world points list but there is still a long way to go before the team is finalised.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:39

At Chelsea , Brazil-born Costa scored 58 goals in 120 appearances within three and half years, including 20 in the Premier League last season. I'm back playing again and I was lucky enough to score a goal. Atletico tried several times to find a replacement for Costa. In theory, the two should make a deadly force. That's very important for us. "We must remain relaxed, as extremes are bad", he said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:05

Liverpool and Arsenal have reportedly been informed that they must pay close to nine figures if they are to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco . Arsenal could offer Mathieu Debuchy to West Bromwich Albion as part of a package to sign centre-back Jonny Evans, claims the Daily Mail .

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:03

We're having conversations". Talk of Ronda Rousey joining the WWE has been filling the rumour mill for years now, but it appears that the stars have finally aligned. Rousey famously made an appearance at WrestleMania 31 alongside The Rock . Furthermore, Triple H explained that Rousey is a huge fan of and interested in what the WWE does, besides also looking into the opportunities that lie in the WWE.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:56

Ernesto Valverde's side refused to let their 1-1 Copa del Rey draw at Celta Vigo on Thursday spoil their trip to the Hospital de Sant Pau in Catalonia. After Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen made two superb saves, Messi effectively finished the match by dribbling to the endline before squaring a pass for Paulinho to tap in for his seventh goal of the season.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:41

The already-deep running back draft class of 2018 added another top prospect on Wednesday, as LSU's Derrius Guice announced his intention to forego his senior season and enter the National Football League draft in a video message on his Twitter account.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:43

They also won their first divisional title since 1999. Sunday, Taylor will lead the Bills vs. Jacksonville in the AFC Wild Card Playoff . The Bills are the seventh team to make the playoffs with a worst point differential of minus 50 or worse, and guess what? They needed to get some help in the final week to get in.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:29

Eden Hazard has been rewarded for his fantastic year of 2017 with a spot in the UEFA Fan's Team of the Year. Over 8.7 million of votes have been cast to decide UEFA's annual Team of the Year and the results have already caused huge debate among football fans.

by | January 12, 2018 | 20:23

On signing a deal with Hearn, Khan admitted that it must be a huge surprise to everyone in the boxing world due to the public disagreements the pair have had in the past. "I've been out of the ring for too long, and I'm desperate to make up for lost time, starting in April". 'Eddie is the best promoter in the United Kingdom, where I need to come back to from America to fight in front of my home fans.

by | January 12, 2018 | 19:58

Iowa was out of sorts in the first half, eventually falling behind by as many as 20 points, but the Hawkeyes started to right the ship leading into half, trimming the deficit to 54-41. The way in which the Illini play on offense offers a decent chance for the Hawkeyes to gain back some of the ground they've lost on defense. "That shot by Jordan was the dagger", said Iowa coach Fran McCaffery .

by | January 12, 2018 | 19:15

With recreational marijuana use now legal in Cali, 2018 is certainly looking very green on all fronts for Mike Tyson! Medical marijuana has been legalised in the state of California for the past 20 years and Tyson's ranch will look to carry out research to help develop it's clinical benefits.

by | January 12, 2018 | 19:10

Australia ODI squad: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner (VC), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Cameron White , Adam Zampa. "It's just going to be up to me to make the most of it. Obviously I'm really looking forward to the opportunity and getting in amongst it", White was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:55

This is the best Saints team I've ever seen even better than the Super Bowl team in my opinion. This time, they're riding a defense that has been improving, giving up only 93.6 yards per game on the ground over the last eight games. The Saints needed every single one of his 376 yards passing to keep this magical season alive. Jordan saved some of his jokes for Carolina tackle Matt Kalil , who has given up two sacks to Jordan this season.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:48

The Grammy victor also disclosed that American Idol producers asked her to join the revival as a judge. That said, she does wish the new judging panel of Katy Perry , Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan luck. "I don't mean, like, hitting her hard, I just mean a spanking", Clarkson, who also has a one-year-old son named Remington Alexander , told 98.9 The Buzz.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:41

Since his arrival from Talleres de Cordoba, Pavon has scored 17 goals and provided 14 assists in 60 games for Boca Juniors , including three goals and six assists in 12 games in all competitions this season. When asked about the rumours, Boca president Daniel Angelici stated: "For the moment, we have not received any proposal, formally or informally".

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:24

The Royals' offer would be the richest in franchise history, shattering the four-year, $72 million deal signed by Gold Glove outfielder Alex Gordon in 2016. Now, Hosmer possibly could be the difference maker for say the St. Louis Cardinals , who are one piece away from being true National League contenders.

by | January 12, 2018 | 18:16

But in winning ugly, the Jaguars may have stumbled upon their best chance of moving on next week against the Pittsburgh Steelers and to the AFC Championship Game. It was an overall offensive letdown against Buffalo but Jacksonville still won. They own four picks in the first two rounds, including the Kansas City Chiefs ' first-round pick and the Los Angeles Rams ' second-round selection.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:45

Jarrett Jack recorded the second triple-double of his career with 16 points, ten rebounds, and ten assists. Russell Westbrook showdown in the second round, although methinks that Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns might have something to say about that.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:41

La Liga leaders FC Barcelona have reached an agreement for the transfer of Yerry Mina from Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras . He will bring a physical presence as his 1.95 metre frame suggests but he is also a quick, ball-playing defender.

by | January 12, 2018 | 17:22

Waiters has missed the past seven games for the Heat after injuring his ankle against the Dallas Mavericks on December 22. Per Charania, he received multiple opinions on the ankle by doctors in Los Angeles before making the decision for surgery.