Thursday July 20-th, 2017

South Africa just hiked black ownership rules, miners getting crushed South Africa just hiked black ownership rules, miners getting crushed

The government has said in the past that companies must stick to ownership targets even if black shareholders sell their stakes but Zwane said it had not yet decided whether mining firms must maintain the threshold permanently. It complained of b...

French Open 2017: Women's semifinal to take centrestage today

I have the mentality to win, but it's gonna be tough. I think we relaxed a little more in the second set, and we started playing our game. Here are a few fun facts about Ostapenko. She has a total lack of fear . She'll be the favorite in the final ...

Real Madrid publish announcement on Ronaldo's alleged fraud

Ronaldo is the latest football star to fall foul of Spanish tax authorities. Also Wednesday, Real Madrid issued a statement saying that it was convinced Ronaldo "will demonstrate his complete innocence". However, Gestifute , a company owned b...

Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

Game 6 is Sunday night in Nashville . All eyes are on goaltenders Pekka Rinne and Matt Murray going into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final as the Predators visit the Penguins . The puck barely snuck inside the goal line, bouncing off a lunging ...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Regardless, the decision by one of the game's greatest players shook the National Basketball Association landscape and created a super team that became overnight villains given their sheer depth of top talent. Coach Steve Kerr also has been outsp...

Robert Mueller investigating Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice

The president cleared the room of senior administration officials, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions and senior advisor Jared Kushner. Both the House and the Senate also have open investigations into Russian interference in last year's e...

Why Alvaro Morata is leaving Real Madrid for Manchester United

Mourinho has made no secret of his admiration for Javier Hernandez in recent months, saying he would not have sold the striker to Bayer Leverkusen, before underlining how a player like him was missing at United . However, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

Moss, Rashad selected for Vikings Ring of Honor Moss, Rashad selected for Vikings Ring of Honor

I know that seems weird, it sounds weird, but I didn't really do anything outside of the game of football. "I could score a great touchdown and I'd walk by him, he'd say something like, 'I could have done that, I just don't have the right shoes on'"....

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Power, driving the No 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet, led a race-high 180 laps and made what wound up being the decisive pass for the lead on the lap before Dixon and Sato crash, when he edged in front of Dixon. Rahal is the defending champion of...

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

The highlight of this year's NBA Finals wasn't Steph Curry's free throws or Lebron James' dunks - it was Rihanna, who is arguably the highlight of every event she attends. "Andre (Iguodala) told me all the time: 'It is your time. I've been ...

Roger Federer comeback halted by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart Roger Federer comeback halted by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart

Haas has fallen to No. 302 in the world but turned back the hands of time to stun his opponent with an impressive display. "I am speechless, of course", Haas said. "I definitely was not as sharp as I was hoping to be in maybe the big moments, or ...

Unseeded Ostapenko faces Halep in French Open final Unseeded Ostapenko faces Halep in French Open final

Mima Jausovec , who hailed from the former Yugoslavia, advanced to the championship match before falling to Chris Evert in 1983. She will face Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in the final. Yet to win a WTA Tour final, Ostapenko could be the first player...

Ostapenko claims French Open title Ostapenko claims French Open title

Even more remarkably, she is the first player, man or woman, to win their first title in a Grand Slam event since Gustavo Kuerten won the men's crown here, a feat he achieved on the day Ostapenko was born. And so I will work hard to climb the r...

The Golden State Warriors Will Skip Trump White House Visit

Their decision was a resounding no. Athletes from championship teams have skipped the traditional White House visits before. West, an National Basketball Association veteran in every sense and former Indiana Pacer, was a backup forward and a ...

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

The win means that Team New Zealand can seal progression to take on Oracle Team USA for the chance to bring the America's Cup home. "We knew we had the power and had to keep chipping away, we saw the opportunity and stole the victory", Outteridge...

9-time champ Nadal faces Wawrinka in French Open men's final 9-time champ Nadal faces Wawrinka in French Open men's final

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka wipes his face as he plays Spain's Rafael Nadal during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Paris. "Pretty sure I've lost my vehicle keys 35 ...

Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy

The 28-year-old indicated in the aftermath of Chelsea's 1-2 loss to Arsenal in the FA Cup final last month that he would resist any prospect of a move to China before next year's World Cup. "I have to think about my future". In spite of his succe...

Ostapenko made history by winning thriller Ostapenko made history by winning thriller

Hey, it was unbridled confidence and a brash style of play that got Ostapenko to this point, two days past her 20th birthday, so why hold back now? Ostapenko is bidding to make her debut appearance at the WTA Finals. Wozniacki has been more open abou...

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

For the first two games of the Finals, Cleveland was flat-footed, trying to adjust to playing at the pace and level of the Warriors, but the final three games LeBron James and company stood toe-to-toe with the Warriors - and still lost two-of-three...

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Referee Kevin Pollock blew the whistle when he lost sight of the puck, which was sitting behind Murray with lots of space in the crease for Sissons to tap it into the net. We had a lot of injuries. "It's the difference, a real one, between a crowd ...

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