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Hong Kong SS: Sindhu in QF while Prannoy & Saina ousted

Hong Kong SS: Sindhu in QF while Prannoy & Saina ousted

Later today, Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal will play against Chen Yufei of China. Prannoy, now ranked 10 as per the Destination Dubai Rankings, needed to book a berth in the semifinals to be in the race, but he went down fighting to Japan's Kazumasa Sakai 21-11, 10-21, 15-21 on Thursday.


Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault

Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault

However, Robinho , who now plays for Atletico Mineiro in the Brazilian league, has the opportunity to appeal the verdict under Italian law. Robinho , who was part of the Milan squad at the time, had strenuously denied the charges. Robino played at AC Milan later after 16 months where he won the Serie A title with players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Antonio Cassano. The whereabouts of Robinho's five companions is not known, so their trial has been put on hold.


7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings

7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama (SEC), Miami (ACC), Oklahoma (Big 12), Wisconsin (Big Ten), and USC (Pac-12) are the projected champions of the Power 5 conferences. 5-10 consists of Wisconsin, Auburn, Georgia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Penn St. Alabama and Auburn square off this weekend while Clemson travels to No. 24 SC. Undefeated Wisconsin and two-loss Auburn remained at Nos. #1 Alabama at #6 Auburn.


Brazel steady in Hong Kong defence

Brazel steady in Hong Kong defence

The six-time Asian Tour victor leads by one over Matthew Fitzpatrick of Britain and Shubhankar Sharma of India after overcoming the tricky windy conditions at the Hong Kong Golf Club. "Very tough conditions today". "That was a really tough, hard morning of golf", he said afterwards. The Spaniard's compatriot and Ryder Cup team-mate Rafa Cabrera Bello also returned a 69 along with defending champion Sam Brazel, while four-time champion Miguel Angel Jimenez opened with a commendable 70.


Aggies' Kevin Sumlin to be fired after Saturday's finale at LSU

Aggies' Kevin Sumlin to be fired after Saturday's finale at LSU

They are one loss shy of losing at least four SEC games for the fifth straight season under Sumlin. " Why wouldn't I? " he said in response to a question from the Chronicle about his future. Despite owning a 51 and 25 record, Sumlin and company have finished 8-5 in each of the last three seasons. This comes just days after Sumlin expressed at his weekly press conference that he expects to return as head coach of the Aggies in 2018.


Flash back: Gordon practices with Browns after suspensions

Flash back: Gordon practices with Browns after suspensions

Jackson is ecstatic to get him back. It wasn't, however, the first time he has caught passes from DeShone Kizer . After being reinstated by the National Football League on a conditional basis earlier this month, the Browns wide receiver was back in training for the first time since serving his indefinite suspension.