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Sports Sri Lanka imposes emergency to quell communal riots: Key points
Author: 0 Sri Lanka imposes emergency to quell communal riots: Key points

The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday imposed a state of emergency for 10 days after number of violence was reported from various places in the country. Bathiudeen, who is Muslim. According to police, an elite special task force was deployed in the area after riots broke out following the death of an assault victim, a Sinhalese, who was attacked by the members of the minority community.

Sports Former Tour de France victor Sir Bradley Wiggins denies drug-cheat allegations
Author: 0 Former Tour de France victor Sir Bradley Wiggins denies drug-cheat allegations

This. this is a direct. this is someone trying to smear me. "He added: "[Cycling] is the most scrutinised sport in the world. I just don't know any more in this sport - you are damned if you do, damned if you don't. He said the report was "based on rumour", adding: "Who are these sources?" "I don't run the team, I don't run the logistics of the team, I was busy doing my job that I was paid to do".

Sports Thierry Henry: I would always yes to Arsenal
Author: 0 Thierry Henry: I would always yes to Arsenal

Records are always a effect of what you have done but they are not the main thing. "What I am saying to you is again, we are talking about hypothetical thoughts". This was scruffier, a bundled finish at the far post from David Silva's square ball, but more important in the circumstances. " The environment around the team is always to put them more down ".

Author: 0 Three cornerbacks tie for NFL Combine's fastest player in 2018

Cruikshank was possibly the biggest victor from the defensive back class at the combine. Other SEC players at Monday's drills will include Arkansas' Henre Tolliver, Florida's Duke Dawson and Marcell Harris, Georgia's Dominick Sanders, LSU's Donte Jackson and Kevin Toliver, Tennessee's Rashaan Gaulden and Texas A&M's Armani Watts.

Sports Pau Gasol Says Marc Gasol Justified With Anger At Grizzlies
Author: 0 Pau Gasol Says Marc Gasol Justified With Anger At Grizzlies

Center Marc Gasol , who led Memphis with 23 points, hit a 13-foot turnaround fade-away on the subsequent possession to tie the game again. "But we got the win, and that's what matters". However, the Spurs may be severely shorthanded on the night, as they already are playing without Leonard for the majority of the campaign, and could also be missing the services of Pau Gasol , who hurt his shoulder on Monday against the Memphis Grizzlies .

Sports Tom Walsh smashes World Indoor Champs field
Author: 0 Tom Walsh smashes World Indoor Champs field

Su, competing in his fourth indoor worlds, became only the fifth male Chinese athlete to snatch a world indoor medal, following in the footsteps of Liu Xiang, who won his first senior global medal - bronze in the 60m hurdles - at the 2003 championships in the same arena.

Sports Alan Pardew to remain in charge for another week
Author: 0 Alan Pardew to remain in charge for another week

Victory would push the Hertfordshire club another vital step closer to the 40-point barrier, so often enough to secure Premier League status. "In terms of building on that performance, there is something there from the game against Watford to build on".

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp admits he 'really loves' Liverpool FC summer signing

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp may choose to rest key players for his side's return leg against Porto on Tuesday as next weekend brings a Premier League trip to fierce rivals Manchester United . Jordan Ayew slammed in a 63rd-minute penalty, awarded for a foul on his brother Andre Ayew, as Swansea moved three points clear of the bottom three.

Sports Student strips naked, watches porn on flight from KL to Dhaka; nabbed
Author: 0 Student strips naked, watches porn on flight from KL to Dhaka; nabbed

Malindo Air , the airline with which the incident occurred, confirmed via a representative on its Facebook page that it was aware a " disruptive passenger " had been on board the flight. And he also urinated on his seat, according to Malaysian website Star Online . "The Bangladeshi stripped naked and started watching porn on his laptop, ignoring all those around him ".

Sports NFL Draft 2018 Guide: Player profiles by position
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2018 Guide: Player profiles by position

Barkley understands the challenge of turning something around and referenced his choice to attend Penn State and the change in their program. But as he leaves Indianapolis , he likely solidified himself as the best prospect in the draft .

Sports Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
Author: 0 Crystal Palace vs Manchester United

Mourinho was brought in three years later after David Moyes and Louis van Gaal struggled, going on to lift the Europa League , EFL Cup and Community Shield in his first season. "On both occasions [Fulham & West Brom] I remember the enormous joy and satisfaction that the players and the whole club took, having overcome a very hard obstacle in front of them and come out the other side smelling of roses".

Sports Mourinho would take fourth-place finish for Man Utd
Author: 0 Mourinho would take fourth-place finish for Man Utd

A fully fit Ibrahimovic is one of the most lethal strikers in Europe, but he has not featured for United in 2018, and it remains to be seen just well he has recovered from knee surgery. "I don't know, but I want him to stay and the club want him to stay". No outfield player has played more league minutes for United this season and the unassuming defensive midfielder relishes the demands put on him by Mourinho.

Sports Baker Mayfield will not Play Backup in the NFL
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield will not Play Backup in the NFL

It should come as no surprise that Mayfield was the most confident of the group. Mayfield also had a message to Sooner fans who supported him, and even those who didn't. "I'll do everything I can do to win", he said. There is one topic concerning the Combine that I find really interesting, and it concerns the "rights" so to speak, of the top prospects entering the draft.

Sports Trump Is Serious About Tariffs
Author: 0 Trump Is Serious About Tariffs

It seems the only ones feeling good about the tariffs are the steel and aluminum industries, whose stock prices rose while the market dropped. "In terms of the Republican Party, let's remember this: Donald Trump ran against 16 Republicans".

Sports Mercedes Driver Finishes Fastest On Final Day Of The First Test
Author: 0 Mercedes Driver Finishes Fastest On Final Day Of The First Test

But so far it's good. Hamilton has recently said he expects their rivalry to get even more heated in the upcoming season, saying: "Hopefully if I am performing at my best there will be issues because they will be upset about it". Red Bull face a troublesome end to the first F1 pre-season test, with Verstappen only putting in 35 laps on day four. Ferrari will certainly be aiming for consistency as Sergio Marchionne overlooks from the brand's headquarters in his final year at the helm.

Sports Le'Veon Bell: I won't 'settle' for less than my worth
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell: I won't 'settle' for less than my worth

But he wants more, which makes sense considering the short-term nature running backs' careers. Teams have until March 6 at 4 p.m. ET to place the non-exclusive tag on players. But it's easy to understand Bell's position too. "I just have to decide if I'm going to play when the time comes". "Bell, 26, confirmed last year he turned down a contract worth $42 million over the first three years and an average of $13.3 million over the life of the deal", Fowler wrote.

Sports Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Eyes Summer Reunion With Bayern Munich Enforcer
Author: 0 Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Eyes Summer Reunion With Bayern Munich Enforcer

Bernardo scored the only goal of the game less than a minute into the second half but the narrow scoreline did not reflect City's total dominance over their unambitious visitors. "We did not play a good game collectively, but we are going to work hard to do better next week". This is what City have now reduced teams to. Nevertheless, as demonstrated by fruitless tussles against City centre-backs Nicolas Otamendi and Aymeric Laporte at the weekend, the diminutive Hazard acknowledged ...

Sports Tripura: BJP-IPFT cabinet to be sworn in on 08th March (Thursday)
Author: 0 Tripura: BJP-IPFT cabinet to be sworn in on 08th March (Thursday)

Analysing the poll outcome, Fadnavis said the BJP did not win the elections because of some vote division, but due to the people's trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah. BJP has so far won four seats and is leading in 34 of the 60-member Tripura Assembly, while its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura has won four seats and is ahead in four others.

Sports NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets 3-round mock 6.0
Author: 0 NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets 3-round mock 6.0

Jackson told NFL Network that he had been planning to run, but the talk of teams being interested in him as a receiver convinced him to just do the passing workout, putting the focus on that part of his game instead of his blazing speed. and Bradley Roby are the projected starters, but Brendan Langley, a third-round draft pick a year ago, figures to need more development before he assumes the No.

Sports Kirk Cousins has narrowed decision down to Jets & Vikings
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins has narrowed decision down to Jets & Vikings

The Vikings might not be able to throw the type of cash the Jets can, but the team is coming off an NFC Championship game appearance and has one of the best defenses in the entire league with several talented receivers in Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen and tight end Kyle Rudolph.

Sports Lionel Messi's 600th goal for Barcelona sinks Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Lionel Messi's 600th goal for Barcelona sinks Atletico Madrid

Ernesto Valverde made a statement of attacking intent by plumping for the more creative Philippe Countinho over Paulinho but his team took a while to find their rhythm. "At Atletico he has a whole team playing for him and he is very happy". While that is hardly a cast-iron guarantee a deal has been agreed, it will strengthen claims that Griezmann will move to the Nou Camp at the end of the season.

Sports Conor McGregor stars in new Burger King ad
Author: 0 Conor McGregor stars in new Burger King ad

But even though Holloway's calling card is striking, he might have some difficulty against an ever-evolving opponent like Ortega, as highlighted by White. He has not competed at 145 pounds since then. McGregor fans however are unimpressed with the UFC star's performance in the ad, with many people labelling it as cringe.

Sports Gilchrist, Smith engage in Warner row
Author: 0 Gilchrist, Smith engage in Warner row

It is learnt, as per Daily Telegraph , lewd remarks about Warner's wife Candice spurred the heated argument between the two players. The South African camp, however, suggested that Warner had also directed personal abuse towards de Kock about his mother and sister on the field, as well as berating him over his appearance, allegedly saying he had a "face like a bushpig".

Sports Ichiro is reportedly returning to the Mariners on a one-year deal
Author: 0 Ichiro is reportedly returning to the Mariners on a one-year deal

Now, it's the turn of the outfielders: The Mariners are considering bringing back Ichiro while LF Ben Gamel heals from an oblique strain that will keep him out four to six weeks. Last season he hit a dismal.255/.318/.332 for just 50 hits and 17 walks in 215 plate appearances. Suzuki, a Japanese player who ranks 22nd on the all-time list with 3,080 Major League Baseball career hits, has said he wants to play until age 50.

Sports Adam Rippon's Oscars Harness
Author: 0 Adam Rippon's Oscars Harness

In an event dominated by female fashion, Rippon made a decision to shake things up in a fetish-inspired tuxedo, which came with a black leather harness and ripped embellishments. In a word, people were thirsty. Just look at his get up. "Stand up for what YOU believe in, Adam ", said another. Fields even tried to set up her son, Sam Greisman, with Rippon, taking to Twitter to get his attention.

Sports Wesley Sneijder announces retirement from worldwide football
Author: 0 Wesley Sneijder announces retirement from worldwide football

Sneijder admits the continuation of his global career was in doubt after he switched to Qatar for club football. Sniejder left Nice to join Qatari outfit Al Gharafa in the early stages of 2018, and the attacker has announced his global retirement following discussions with new Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman .

Sports De Kock's personal attack provoked Warner, says Smith
Author: 0 De Kock's personal attack provoked Warner, says Smith

Cricket Australia said in a statement: 'The incident was discussed between the two team managers and the match referee last night and it is now in the hands of the on-field umpires and match referee. We were certainly very chirpy out on the field as well. "From what I've heard there was a lot of personal stuff being said, to and from". But he said that as far as he aware his players had not got personal with De Kock.

Sports Mourinho: How media are 'a bit unfair' to Man United
Author: 0 Mourinho: How media are 'a bit unfair' to Man United

He believes that Mourinho's previous experience and success may be the key to glory. "Palace have yet to win against Manchester United in the PL in 17 previous games", he wrote in his BetVictor blog. But it's a quality to know how to play against teams who at certain moments are better than you. Without a win in five matches after last weekend's loss to Tottenham, Palace are mired firmly in the fight to avoid relegation.

Sports Klopp refuses to rest players for Porto clash
Author: 0 Klopp refuses to rest players for Porto clash

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane ensured Rafa Benitez endured a torrid return to the club he helped lift the Champions League in 2005. When the 25-year-old gave Liverpool the lead after 40 minutes, it was his 31st goal in all competitions for Liverpool this season and the seventh game in succession that he had found the net.

Sports Felix Brych will referee PSG-Real Madrid in Champions League
Author: 0 Felix Brych will referee PSG-Real Madrid in Champions League

Neymar underwent surgery in Brazil on Saturday to fix a fracture to the fifth metatarsal in his right foot sustained in last week's league win against Marseille. Over 2.5 goals is short at [1.4], however, so the best option may be to back both teams to score in both halves - 11/2 on the Sportsbook - on what could easily turn into a topsy-turvy night of football.

Sports Unadkat eyes ODI berth with good showing in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Unadkat eyes ODI berth with good showing in Sri Lanka

The five new inclusions in the squad are flamboyant wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant , all-rounders Vijay Shankar and Washington Sundar, middle-order batsman Deepak Hooda and fast bowler Mohammad Siraj. Dhananjaya de Silva / Dasun Shanaka, 7. Spinners Washington Sundar and Axar Patel bowled at the nets for close to 40 minutes. With Virat Kohli being rested for the series, Suresh Raina will be looking to make the number 3 position in the batting order his own.