Bairstow leads England recovery
JONNY Bairstow hit the highest score of the match to lead an England fightback against South Africa on day two of the third and final test on Friday, keeping alive their hopes of the win they need to square the series.
|Brazilian Fabiano set to join Al Rayyan |
|DOHA REIGNING Sheikh Jassim Cup champions Al Rayyan on
Thursday announced that Brazilian striker Luis Fabiano would join the ranks of the club to boost its title challenge in the new season of Qatar Stars League, which starts on September 15.
A Club official Ali Salem made the announcement after completing the one-year deal with the Brazilian. The club did not disclose financial details pertaining to the transfer and the player's wages.
After a season and a half spent in Sao Paulo in the Brazilian championship, the Brazilian's arrival means Al Rayyan's foreign contingent is complete for the new football season. Others in the list are Rodrigo Tabata, Nilmar and South Korean star Cho Yong-
|Wade says LeBron made Olympics seem 'effortless |
|MIAMI BEACH, FLA ALL LEBRON James has done so far this year is win the NBA's MVP award for the third time, an NBA Finals MVP trophy to go along with that one, his elusive first championship and a second Olympic gold medal.
Dwyane Wade thinks his Miami Heat teammate is just getting started.
With the start of Heat training camp now just six weeks away, Wade said on Friday that he expects James to be even better this coming season now that the will-he-everwin- a-championship question has been forever put to rest.
''That monkey is off his back and now he's just playing basketball,'' Wade said while taking a break from his annual fantasy camp, where fans pay up to $12,500 to get a four-day luxury taste of NBA life.
|NHL negotiations hit a critical fork in road |
|THE first truly tense moments of the NHL's collective bargaining negotiations have arrived.
With NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players' Association head Donald Fehr not scheduled to sit across from one another until the middle of next week and the sides unable to even agree on the core issues that need to be addressed, a sense of uneasiness has suddenly enveloped the talks.
After Wednesday's session, in which the NHL dismissed the union's initial proposal, Fehr set off for pre-scheduled player meetings in Chicago.
The union boss will also oversee a session with players in Kelowna, British Columbia, before returning to Toronto to resume CBA discussions from August 22.
At that point, the league and the NHL Players' Association will have just 24 days left to reach a new agreement and avoid a lockout. The current CBA runs out on Sept.