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Two English clubs in Champions League action.

first_imgDaniel Sturridge is unlikely to start for Liverpool tonight when they face Real Madrid at the Bernabau.The striker has travelled with the squad but manager Brendan Rodgers doubts he’ll get over a calf injury which has kept him out since September.Rodgers says he also considering resting Steven Gerrard for the game. Arsenal could give a first start in 10-months to the fit again Theo Walcott this evening. They’re taking on Anderlecht at the Emirates Stadium.The Gunners will claim a place in the knockout stages with two games to spare if they win at home and Galatasaray fail to beat Borussia Dortmund.last_img

GFA: Fred Pappoe confident in Kurt Okraku administration

first_imgFormer Vice President of the Ghana Football Association, Fred Pappoe, believes the Kurt Okraku led FA administration are on the right path.The FA has been under pressure since Covid -19 led to a halt in football activities, with clubs in the country agitating over the lack of funds to maintain their teams.According to the former FA Vice President, the new administration are doing their best in what he described as a strange period for football.“They are not off track. We must appreciate that we are operating in an environment which is unprecedented.“Nobody has got the experience of managing football in a pandemic era before, nobody in this world,” Fred pappoe said in an interview with Love FM.“So definitely, they are doing what needs to be done.”At any point in time, there’s always room for more, but I think in terms of being on course, they are doing well.“You will naturally make one or two mistakes here and there, but you correct yourself and still keep going.”I’ll say that they are doing well, they are doing their best.”The return date for the Ghana Premier League is still unknown, with a ban on football still in effect.The Ghana Football Association will make a decision on the future of the current season on June 30.last_img read more

At French Open, Osaka balances tennis and PlayStation

first_imgCabagnot reaches career milestone with 2,939th assist in Beermen win Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES “It’s sort of consumed my time a little bit,” the 20-year-old Osaka said Wednesday after reaching the third round at Roland Garros. “Literally, if I have 30 minutes then I’ll just sit there and I might be a little bit late. Like I’ll spend 35 minutes and then I’m like, ‘Oh my God, it’s 30 minutes past,’ and then I have to rush out the door. So if I’m ever late to anything, you know why.”The French Open marks the first time Osaka has been seeded at a major (at No. 21). That billing and her debut title on tour earlier this year, when she tore through a high-powered field to win at Indian Wells, mark out Japan’s top-ranked woman as a player to watch in this first week when many struggle to find their feet on the red clay of Paris but others make it their home.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownOsaka, who also reached the third round at her first French Open in 2016 only to lose to a qualifier in straight sets in the first round last year, said she is concentrating less on the surface than on trying to win her first Grand Slam.“In my mind, it’s not really clay,” she said. “I just focus more on the tennis part, rather than making up excuses of what the surface is and how my play style isn’t suited for it.” Osaka’s third-round opponent is Madison Keys, an American seeded 13th. Keys beat Osaka in both of their previous matches. If Osaka has her way, next time will not only produce a different outcome but be quick, too — because she hopes to spend as little time as possible on the tournament grounds.“I’m only here if I have to be, to be honest,” she said. “When I was younger I used to love walking around and just experiencing the atmosphere. But now, like, I just sort of think of this as my job. So it’s like clocking in and clocking out.”Those she beat on her way to the Indian Wells title in March included five-time major winner Maria Sharapova and top-ranked Simona Halep. At her next tournament, in Miami, she then overpowered Serena Williams, her tennis idol in childhood, 6-3, 6-2 in the first round.She started traveling with her games console from that point on.“Sometimes I’m really bored in my room and I feel like I really want to play,” she said. “That’s why I started bringing it.”ADVERTISEMENT Japan’s Naomi Osaka returns a shot against Kazakhstan’s Zarina Diyas during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS — Rattling through the first two rounds of the French Open without losing a set leaves more time for PlayStation for Naomi Osaka.And should the next big thing in Japanese tennis turn up late for her next match, it could well be because she lost track of time plugged into her console. Who needs the sights of Paris when you have “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” to distract you? (“It’s OK you don’t know it,” she kindly told a middle-aged journalist).ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons filmlast_img read more