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He said the President is a man of the people and knows those who are truly his own. When reminded about the health condition of President Buhari , the APC chieftain said: "If President Buhari runs election today he is going to win". The governor said that Alhassan was entitled to her opinion but that he would have saluted her if she had honorably resigned her appointment because no one could blow both hot and cold at the same time.
  • Nadal defeats del Potro, to face Anderson for US Open title

    Nadal defeats del Potro, to face Anderson for US Open title

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    Indeed, the cynic will call the anticlimactic semifinals a busta. But del Potro could very well give Nadal a tougher match . Federer-Nadal at the U.S. Del Potro's backhand has been hindered by a series of surgeries to fix problems with his left wrist. It's this first match where I start tonight's previews, with Anderson trading at [1.44 ] at this time on the Exchange to make the final.
  • Anderson will get 500th wicket at Lord's - Stokes

    Anderson will get 500th wicket at Lord's - Stokes

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    England's Ben Stokes plays a shot during the second day of the third global Test match between England and West Indies at Lords cricket ground in London on September 8, 2017. The amount of swing Stokes produced on an overcast autumnal day in London was remarkable. A little further along, on 563, is McGrath, who said past year that Anderson could "easily" break his record for a fast bowler, if he stayed fit.
  • UFC 215 Main Event For This Saturday Called Off

    UFC 215 Main Event For This Saturday Called Off

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    A statement from the UFC said: 'Due to a viral illness to UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg , the main event bout against champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 215 has been cancelled. "If they need me, they know where to find me". Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos lost his title to Eddie Alvarez previous year, then followed that up with a loss to lightweight contender Tony Ferguson.
  • Arsenal boss Wenger on Oxlade-Chamberlain: We had to sell somebody

    Arsenal boss Wenger on Oxlade-Chamberlain: We had to sell somebody

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    Unfortunately, a transfer didn't materialize. The Brazilian was pushing for a summer move with Barcelona interested in securing his signature but Heskey believes he can now enjoy a fine season at Anfield. During the worldwide break, Chamberlain was used as a winger by Gareth Southgate in both of England's World Cup Qualifying wins. Liverpool have seven matches in 24 games until the next worldwide break, so rotation will be key to maintaining the high-octane pressing game Klopp ...
  • Coutinho jokes with Liverpool FC in training after Melwood return

    Coutinho jokes with Liverpool FC in training after Melwood return

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    With Manchester City failing to bring in cover at centre-back, Kompany's presence in the team is even more important, but the defender could be a doubt to face Liverpool at the Etihad. Liverpool fans were also reassured by Pele, who won three World Cups with Brazil and is the national team's all-time top scorer, who told Marca : "Coutinho is a player I think we should all look at too because he is excellent for his team".
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    World Cup 2017 Italy vs Israel In Diretta streaming

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    But substitute Fahad Al-Muwallad's 63rd-minute goal capped off a frustrating night for Ange Postecoglou's men, who will have to do it the hard way to ensure a place at Russian Federation 2018. The goal led to joyous scenes on and off the pitch, from the Syrian players, staff and fans. Qualification for the World Cup could be a boost for the regime of President Bashar al-Assad , who is eager to project strength and normalcy as his forces continue to recapture territory across the country.
  • Jeremy Kerley signing with Jets on one-year deal

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    Kerley was a fifth-round draft pick by the Jets out of TCU in 2011. With 246 catches, the 28-year-old Kerley has the most receptions among the team's receivers. Kerley will also likely serve as the Jets' primary punt returner. Howsare has spent his a large portion of his professional career between the Jets' practice squad and active roster.
  • Froome's lead cut by Nibali as race for Vuelta glory reignited

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    Vincenzo Nibali , who tried to escape in stage 15 but Team Sky and Froome were strong enough to catch him, trails 61 seconds going in today's stage. I am feeling good and we look forward to the next three days. "If I can take a little time off Nibali and if I can extend my lead at all that would be fantastic".
  • Alderweireld agent demands 'correct contract or transfer'

    Alderweireld agent demands 'correct contract or transfer'

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    However, the Telegraph report that if they did choose to take up that option of a one-year extension, it would trigger another clause in his contract which would allow him to leave the club if any interested party were willing to pay just £25M.
  • Southgate hails Man United's Jones as England's best defender

    Southgate hails Man United's Jones as England's best defender

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    The expanse of empty red seats in Wembley's upper tiers spoke volumes for the lowered expectations around the England team these days after a succession of major tournament flops. They're unbelievably proud to play. Rather they will appreciate that defeat would see Slovakia move to the top of Group F, would effectively eliminate Scotland and would therefore lessen the chances of the Scots taking anything from Slovakia at Hampden.
  • Germany beats Czech Republic 2:1 in World Cup qualifier

    Germany beats Czech Republic 2:1 in World Cup qualifier

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    The win left Costa Rica second in the standings on 14 points, while the U.S. continue to hold on to the third automatic qualifying place with eight points from seven games. "In our build up play, we often served the ball up to the Czechs and made life hard for ourselves". Werner scored from close range past approaching goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik four minutes into the game after collecting a precise pass from Mesut Ozil in what was Germany's fastest goal since May 2013.
  • Sharapova crashes out of US Open

    Sharapova crashes out of US Open

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    The 27-year-old Latvian rallied from 7-5 4-1 down. While the French Open had rebuffed the polarizing figure and refused her a wild card, and Wimbledon became embroiled in a debate over offering her a spot in the main draw, the USTA put a fearless face forward and granted the freebie.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan told Man United signing is key to his good form

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan told Man United signing is key to his good form

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    A star-studded game on Saturday, the proceeds of which will go to the club's foundation, saw Van Nistelrooy, Edwin van der Sar, Dwight Yorke and Louis Saha among the big names to turn out for United. Not only scoring but also providing, making his runs and doing his work. However, in the case of Romelu Lukaku , who has shone in England, this scrutiny has continued, with pundits and supporters alike proving hesitant to predict his success.
  • After Costa Rica Defeat, MNT Focused on Bouncing Back vs. Honduras

    After Costa Rica Defeat, MNT Focused on Bouncing Back vs. Honduras

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    Panama , who face Mexico later on Friday, have seven points, while Honduras , who face bottom side Trinidad and Tobago , have five. The top three nations qualify for next year's tournament in Russian Federation, and the fourth-place team advance to a playoff against Asia's No.