Juventus midfielder Mehdi Benatia cuts interview short after 'racist insult'

The programme presenter then said there were "technical problems" while another panelist said the insult had come from someone in the stadium. "Following the unpleasant incident which took place during my interview with the Rai Sport channel after the match against Torino , I have to confirm what I heard in the earpiece", Benatia said in a statement on Sunday.

Trump on Twitter: 'Everybody' Has Better Healthcare Than US

The next comment Trump made, however, amused Sen. While the Australian government spent 9 percent of its GDP on health care, the U.S. spent almost double that - 17 percent. " He was simply being complimentary of the prime minister". Just before his departure for the airport Mr Turnbull repeatedly used one word to describe the Australian-US relationship: family.

Nadal's debut in Madrid delayed because of ear infection

Barcelona was important for me to get three matches in three days", Murray said. "On Friday I woke up at three in the morning with pain, a discomfort I had never felt before", the 14-times grand slam victor told a news conference yesterday.

Fowler again helps Cardinals rally to beat Marlins, 7-5

He ties the score with a base hit to left for 2 RBI. Nonetheless, it's surprising he has come on so. fast. "They were determined to make something happened", manager Mike Matheny said. BREWERS 7, RED SOX 4 Top of the order hitters Keon Broxton and Eric Thames had two hits each and set the tone in a four-run fifth inning, leading host Milwaukee to a victory over Boston.

Celtic moving out of Rangers' reach

The 37-year-old attacker, who signed a new one-year deal on Friday which takes him to 2018, admitted to being "bored" talking about Rangers needing to be more competitive and pointed to the table to help make his point. By rights, they should have stacked up more goals before the break. "He'll want to get to the summer to get his own players in". 'I know there's not been a transfer window yet but you can always judge what a manager gets out of players in that short period of time.

SHOWCASE - Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

The attitude and performances from certain players have recently outraged Gunners supporters, and manager Arsene Wenger's future is still hanging in the balance. We've got a great squad, a real togetherness, and we're going in the right direction, so we've got to make sure we continue that and don't get carried away - even this season, don't get carried away.

NHL Stanley Cup Odds Shift After Sidney Crosby Concussion

Ovechkin admitted that watching Crosby go down was hard to watch. Justin Schultz scored the game-winner on the power play with 8:36 remaining in the second. Lets stop making excuses for the Washington Capitals . "It'll be fun to watch Geno now, knowing him, knowing what he can do out there", goalie Marc-Andre Fleury said Tuesday.

Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1

After Kevin Pillar hit a one-out double to left, he was brought home two batters later by Russell Martin , who smacked a single to left off Cobb, who gave up four hits over eight innings. "We see those guys all the time so you have to keep changing things up on them". He didn't make his originally anticipated rehab start over the weekend but will throw a bullpen session Sunday instead.

Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday

But the theory (or at least mentioning the theory) wasn't limited to random hoop heads disappointed by the lackadaisical effort from one of the NBA's best players. Despite the uninspiring performance, general manager Daryl Morey said that Harden's struggles on Thursday night shouldn't negate what he accomplished this season.

Joan Benoit Samuelson '79 On Hand as Kipchoge Runs World's Fastest Marathon

We are going up the tree". Despite narrowly missing the mark, Kipchoge said he believed it was possible and that he could make another attempt. It is not an official world record, however, due to rules regarding pace-setting. Andrew Bumbalough acknowledged that he could not maintain the pace for an entire marathon. "Today, I have learned that the impossible is possible".

Real survive early Atletico onslaught to reach final

Ramos and Higuain were team-mates at the Bernabeu for six seasons, during which time they helped Real win three LaLiga titles, but they will be on opposing sides at the Millennium Stadium and the Spain worldwide has assured no quarter will be given.

Novak Djokovic through to Madrid Open final after Kei Nishikori withdrawal

The pair will meet for the 50th time on Saturday in one of the most exciting showdowns tennis has ever seen. It was Nadal's tour-leading 32nd victory. Nishikori said he will try to recover in time to play in Rome next week and then in the French Open at the end of the month. Last month, Nishikori, the world number eight, was also forced to withdraw from the Barcelona Open due to the injury.

Anderson Silva withdraws from UFC212

UFC fighter Anderson Silva has confirmed that he has pulled out of the upcoming UFC212 card. "I really wanted to fight in Brazil, my country, but it's not going to happen", Silva said via MMAJunkie . That's what I love the most in my life, but I can't accept this bullsh*t with athletes in our division and athletes in the entire sport. Despite losing Silva Versus Gastelum, UFC 212 has Holloway Versus Aldo to look forward to - Max Holloway now holds the interim Featherweight belt and the ...

Track and Field Central

This is the third competition this season the Jackets have hosted at the Griffin Track. A total of 23 SEC men's and women's track and field teams are ranked in the USTFCCCA poll. She will also be key piece for the Terps in the 4x400 relay. Following the first day's events, host Penn State leads on the men's side with 40 points, followed by Nebraska and Wisconsin with 18 points apiece.

Newly Elected CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad Rejects Salary

This is the first meeting of the new CAF executives since Ahmad Ahmad was elected president on 16 March, 2017. Nyantakyi was recently re-elected as a FIFA Executive Committee member. Ahmad, who goes by a single name, says there is much work to be done - in lots of areas - to make Caf work "as it should". Pinnick also holds the leadership barton of the Media committee of the continental football body.

Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win

It has been a bit of an underwhelming season from the dish by Machado's standards, and he is slashing.223/.325/.476 with a.341 wOBA through 120 plate appearances. Defensive replacement Joey Rickard got turned around but reached out to grab it with the tip of his glove as he fell to the warning track just a few feet in front of the bullpen wall.

Carlo Cudicini praises Michy Batshuayi after Premier League title win

They deserved this for their great commitment through all the season. Courtois told Chelsea TV: "After a year ago, when we were so bad and it looked like nothing was going to work, to win the league again is fantastic". Chelsea face Arsenal in FA Cup final later this month. Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have all suffered from inconsistency this season, with Tottenham sitting second and seven points clear of the chasing pack.

Antonio Conte names key moment in Chelsea's title triumph

The mystic football fan, who placed a £10 ($18.77) stake bet on six different league title winners this season, will now enjoy the sight of bookmakers William Hill having to lavishly pay out. But the Italian now has his eyes on completing the Double with victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 27. Leicester City succeeded in keeping Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez at the King Power Stadium following last season's fairytale title win, but they lost perhaps their most precious ...

Chelsea - Premier League Football - 12 May 2017

Batshuayi was not even among the substitutes on Monday and is still to make a Premier League start. Conte's men had given themselves three opportunities to clinch the title and that they won it at the first time of asking, in the most hard of those three assignments, said much about their efficiency.

Reds Beat Yankees 5-3

Jeurys Familia (1-0) needed just five pitches in a flawless ninth, finishing a five-hitter started by Jacob deGrom, who struck out 11 in six innings. Iglesias earned his sixth save, but it wasn't easy. "I wasn't going to be able to watch that much longer". With CC Sabathia set to face Tim Adleman in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 9 runs.

Big Baller Brand unveils debut ZO2 shoe for Lonzo Ball

Then recently, he had everyone up in arms when Big Baller Brand debuted Lonzo's ZO2 sneaker for $495 a pair. You know the drill: LaVar Ball says something outlandish and everyone goes nuts. If Lavar Ball's $500 shoe finds a spark and does well, the likes of Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) (NYSE:UAA) and Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) could very well follow with limited edition sneakers.

Watch KKR vs MI live IPL 10 match on Hotstar

A top-two finish will be up for grabs for both Mumbai (18 points) or Kolkata (16) as it will give them the privilege of getting two shots at making the final. In such a scenario, Gambhir may rejig the line-up or even in the batting order especially at the top by bringing either Narine or Lynn down the order to play the role of a finisher.

New York Jets receiver Robby Anderson arrested in Miami

It was then that a group of officers, including Ortiz, threw 27-year-old Jesse Campodonico to the ground and tasered him while at the Ultra Music Festival. Even so, Mike Maccagnan seems to be more vindicated by the day of selecting two wide receivers in the first four rounds of the National Football League draft.

India drawn in Group C

The national basketball team captain Aristide Mugabe is confident that Rwanda can reach the second round of the forthcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African qualifiers that are scheduled to start on November 20, 2017 and end February 19, 2019.

Sanchez, Giroud send Arsenal up to fifth

Grab a Sky Sports Month Pass for £25pm for 2 months and capture an unmissable summer of sport on NOW TV. "Alexis is always a slow starter in games but he gets stronger and stronger". "I don't understand and I never did understand what it means". We went through a bad patch. "It's not because you lose games people expect you to win that you have no character".

Lukaku not good enough for Man United - former coach

With both Chelsea and United reportedly interested, The Sun note that the Belgian global could snub his former club as he has his concerns over how he would fit in at Stamford Bridge with regards to Antonio Conte's style of play. "But at Manchester United you need a few more strings to your bow", Meulensteen told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast programme on talkSPORT on Monday (8 May).

Arkansas' Rawleigh Williams ends football career after second neck injury

Any little thing can trigger it. The first thing I thought when it all happened was the reaction of my mom, dad, sister and brother. That broke my heart. Allen said Williams' leadership would be missed as much as his on-the-field productivity. The second scare of his football life marked his last one, Rawleigh Williams confirmed Monday.

Kendrick Perkins says Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook 'back on talking terms'

Durant spent eight seasons alongside Westbrook with the Thunder before leaving to join the Golden State Warriors on a two-year deal worth over $54 million. Westbrook said following the February 11 contest - a 130-114 Warriors victory - that he had moved on, with him focused on his team while Durant focuses on his.

Orlando will host FIFA World Cup Qualifier match this fall

Panama at Orlando City's new stadium on October 6. Due to the anticipated high demand for and limited supply of tickets to the match, U.S. Soccer will use a lottery system to allocate tickets among those who apply. National Team comes to town to play their last home qualifying match of the tournament". Applicants will be chosen at random and will have their accounts charged following their selection by the lottery computer that randomly selects applications.

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon has suspected testicular cancer

Mr. Taillon alerted the Pirates' medical staff of an abnormality. While details of Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon's testicular cancer diagnosis have not been made public, experts said the 25-year-old is likely to recover quickly thanks to treatment advances of recent decades.

Azerbaijani athletes well-prepared for Baku 2017: NOC

At a press conference held in the Azerbaijani capital, Faisal Abdulaziz al-Nasser, head of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, slammed the move. Here are the photos of Kyrgyz athletes, who won medals at the first Games in Saudi Arabia . Iran finished in fourth place in the first edition and became runner-up in the second edition.

Djokovic advances to Madrid semifinals; Nishikori withdraws

However, the tables have turned this season as Nadal has looked unstoppable on his favourite surface, winning his 10th title at Monte Carlo Masters last month and followed it up with another crown in Barcelona. "It will be a very hard match against one of the best sportsmen this sport has ever had, and to have a chance I'll have to be at my very best", Nadal said.

Cubs put Jason Heyward (finger) on DL, send Matt Szczur to Padres

Cubs manager Joe Maddon explained Heyward's absence from Saturday's lineup saying that Heyward injured his knuckle while diving for a ball in the outfield. Hancock is 24-29 with a 3.91 ERA in 116 career minor league appearances, including 90 as a starter. The Cubs' 40-man roster stands at 39 after selecting the contract of Floro.

Jeurys Familia Has Clot In Throwing Shoulder

Both missed the rest of the season after their procedures. Familia has clearly not been to his normal form. It is sounding like surgery is a legitimate option at the moment for Familia. Mets docs have diagnosed Jeurys Familia with an arterial clot is his right shoulder. Indeed, if anything, wouldn't Collins be more likely to NOT use his relievers on Tuesday if he was truly concerned about Milone on Wednesday? Familia told reporters that he was experiencing no arm issues on Wednesday ...

Liverpool legend Carragher urges Klopp to swerve Burnley defender Keane

Keane is thought to have agreed a four-year deal with Liverpool , who will pay Burnley £25m for the 24-year olds services. Two former representatives of both clubs now turned pundits in Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville have given their take on the young defender, with doubt the common factor despite their shared admiration of his ability.