Man United transfer news: Pogba latest as resolution close and he drops hint

first_img1 The transfer saga of the summer finally looks like it is coming to an end, if you are to believe the latest reports.Paul Pogba’s move to Man United had been held up over who would pay the player’s agent, Mino Raiola, his fee, which is believed to be between £20m and £25m.However, this hurdle looks like it has been overcome and a resolution appears imminent.See below for the latest details in Pogba’s Manchester United transfer.Instagram hintPogba teased fans regarding his future as he appeared to drop a large hint in his latest Instagram post. The picture is completely back and white, but for his red hat and trainers. So is it red for Manchester United? Or black and white for Juventus? United to pay Raiola feePogba will finally become a Manchester United player after the Red Devils buckled and agreed to pay the bulk of Raiola’s agent fee. The Sun report the deal will cost United £112m in total which includes £92m for Pogba and £20m for his Italian-born Dutch agent. Juventus have agreed to pay Raiola the remaining £4m as the final sticking point in the deal appears to be done.Pogba to be a Red Devil in 48 hoursThe world record deal could be finalised within the next two days with United lodging a new offer which will reach £100m if all the add-ons are paid, say the Guardian. Juve also want another installment should Pogba renew his contract with United in the future. The Red Devils are so confident that they have now got their man that Pogba is now waiting for the official green light so he can have his medical, likely to take place in the United States, where he is currently on holiday.center_img Paul Pogba could be a Manchester United player again in the next 48 hours last_img read more

The best this month

first_imgA quick roundup of what’s hot around the globe this month. Choose from the hottest events, shows and happenings in the world of music, art, cinema, literature, sport, fashion, wine and food.IndiaOct 03 TO 14The long wait is finally over and New Delhi is geared up to showcase the largest sporting spectacle India has ever hosted–the Commonwealth Games. About 6,000 athletes will compete in 17 sports, ranging from boxing and wrestling to hockey and badminton, to be held at the city’s renovated stadiums. Don’t miss these sporting events. Book tickets at www.tickets.cwgdelhi2010.orgGermanyOct 06 TO 10Attention book lovers, the Frankfurt Book Fair, which dates to the 15th century, is one thing you would not want to miss if you happen to be in the city. It has everything a bookworm could dream of; story reading sessions, discussions and, of course, millions of books. Each year a different country is invited as the guest of honour, and this time it is Argentina. For details visit www.buchmesse.deMalaysiaOct 08 TO 10If you are a biking enthusiast and happen to be in Sepang, don’t miss the 20th edition of Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix where you can watch the world’s best racers build up speed and compete with each other at these race tracks. Fans will also be able to see past champions make a special appearance. Make your bookings at www.sepangcircuit.comHungaryOct 08 TO 17It seems that the Hungarian capital is in love with the Autumn season as they have an entire festival dedicated to it. The Budapest Autumn Festival has everything you can expect from a city festival–musical performances, dance competitions, theatre shows, film screenings and lots of food. The city is a buzz with action these days so if you are here catch some of the shows. Select at www.btf.huIcelandOct 13 TO 17It’s hip, it’s very popular and it’s happening. The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival celebrates music in every form; from hip hop, pop, jazz to blues. With 200 bands performing in over nine venues across Reykjavik including bars, pubs and restaurants, the city is buzzing. If you are planning to watch one of the bands perform, book your tickets now at www.icelandairwaves.isUKOct 13 TO 28Go anywhere in London and chances are that you’ll hear movie buffs talking about UK’s biggest film festival, the London Film Festival, that takes places at various venues across the city. This year there is a line-up of 197 feature and 112 short films from across the world. Besides these you can even spot celebrities and filmmakers who come to promote their films. Visit www.bfi.org.uk for bookings.IndiaOct 17Public grounds across New Delhi are decked up as huge wooden effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakaran and Meghnath, stuffed with fireworks are set ablaze. Here Dussehra celebrations are incomplete without Ram Lila, a dance drama depicting the 10-day battle between Rama and Ravana which ended in Rama’s victory.IndiaOct 21 TO 25There is a nip in the air and the right weather for the Rajasthan International Folk Festival at Jodhpur. This time there is a line up of international artists and bands as well. The spectacular Mehrangarh Fort provides the perfect backdrop for the performances. Buy tickets at www.jodhpurfolkfestival.orgGreenlandOct 23If you enjoy running, try it on ice and snow this time. The Polar Circle Marathon, better known as ‘the coolest marathon on earth’, takes place in Kangerlussuaq where the temperature dips to -5oC. You’ll be given seven hours to complete the entire stretch, which is more than 35 km long. For details visit www.polar-circle-marathon.comadvertisementlast_img read more

Donald Trump hosts Stanley Cup champion Capitals at White House

first_imgTiger Woods to open Match Play against PGA Tour rookie of year MOST READ In the days since the team scheduled its visit, Holtby and his teammates explained their stances on going or declining while also shifting the focus back to the ice where the Capitals are trying to repeat as champions like the rival Pittsburgh Penguins did.“The more important thing is we’re just gearing up for a playoff run, and (different decisions on going or not going are) not going to hurt team unity,” Holtby said Friday. “I hope they have a good experience there and then we can get back to hockey.”The rest of the team was in attendance, along with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, who wore a Capitals Stanley Cup champions hat. Trump called daughter Ivanka a friend and fan of Ovechkin’s, compared him to Babe Ruth and also singled out owner Ted Leonsis and American defenseman John Carlson during his remarks.Trump called Ovechkin a “very special athlete, a great player.”“It’s huge honor for us to be here and meet you personally,” said Ovechkin, the Capitals’ Russian-born captain and playoff MVP. “We’re going to try to (win) again. We have same team, experienced team, very good group of guys and we’re going to try to do it again.”ADVERTISEMENT Google Philippines names new country director “You brought the Stanley Cup home,” Trump said. “Thousands of adoring fans greeted you. They were all over the place. And I have a feeling you’re going to be doing it again. You’re champions. You have a champion’s heart.”Players, coaches and staff members took a private 45-minute tour of the White House and met with Trump in what was a last chance to be around hockey’s sacred trophy as defending champions.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“It’s a good reminder of the special things that our group did,” coach Todd Reirden said after practice earlier Monday. “That will kind of put a wrap on it and the final chapter of that moving forward into finishing up the regular season here and moving some of that success into playoffs this year.”Two players on the current roster, Canadians Braden Holtby and Brett Connolly, and Devante Smith-Pelly, who is in the minors, did not visit the White House. Smith-Pelly in June cited Trump’s rhetoric, and Holtby last week said he had to stay true to his values and respectfully decline. Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving View comments Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img The visit comes a day after Attorney General William Barr released a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report that found no evidence Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. Trump did not take questions from reporters.Several Capitals players said going to the White House wasn’t about politics. American Brooks Orpik, who went in 2009 with the Penguins to visit then-President Barack Obama, said the decision to go is “not an endorsement of whoever’s in the office.”The Capitals presented Trump with a red No. 45 jersey and a gold, engraved stick. Trump took individual pictures with players and staff and gave them pens and M&Ms before they left.Leonsis called visiting the Oval Office a “true thrill for all of the players and the organization.”Carlson said: “It’s an honor to be here. I think all of us looked very much forward to it.”The Capitals’ White House visit came nine-plus months after their first title in franchise history and with six games left in the regular season before the playoffs begin. Washington is in first place and again is a top contender.“I think you’re going to be successful,” Trump said. “Very proud of you guys. Good luck. We’re going to be watching.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next President Donald Trump, center, shakes hands with Alex Ovechkin, second from left, the captain and MVP of the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals hockey team, during a visit to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 25, 2019. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, third from right, and teammates John Carlson, second from left, and T.J. Oshie, fourth from left, listen (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump welcomed Alex Ovechkin and the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley Cup in June.Trump said it was an honor to host the team because he is a hockey fan and a Capitals fan. The president called the Capitals “winners” and said there is “an awfully good chance” they will repeat this season.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Discussing vast tourism potential in Assam

first_imgNo doubt Assam could be the best place for tourism, thanks to the green mountain ranges, tea gardens, rich culture, and the gigantic Brahmaputra. In order to make the state’s presence felt on a global level, the ongoing Rongali carnival in Guwahati hosted a seminar on ‘Assam as Tourist Destination’ recently, emphasising how rich heritage of the state could be used to woo the tourists.The seminar was attended by the various dignitaries from the tourism including PP Khanna, President ADTOI; Ranjit Das, President TOAA; Dipak Jalan, President HRAA among others. Also Read – An income drop can harm brainShyamkanu Mahanta, Chief Organiser of Rongali, said that the idea of conducting Rongali is to make Bihu a tourism festival of the state. “Like West Bengal, has become a destination for Durga Puja, similarly our dream is to make Assam destination for Bihu.” It was also mentioned that the tourism ministry of NE is also thinking about making Assam and North East as tea tourism and adventure sports destination. Ranjit Das, however, feels that Assam can focus on the adventurous side of it to cash in on the young footfall, who are much into trekking and adventure sports. Also Read – Shallu Jindal honoured with Mahatma Award”There is a renewed interest among the domestic and international visitors. Now, tourism here is not only restricted to wildlife. Rather, culture and cuisine are also high points. Recently, we had the opportunity of attending a workshop on eco-tourism policy, envisaged by the Forest Ministry, Government of Assam. If the policy is put in right perspective then many nature-based activities will open up for the tourists,” he added. PP Khanna believes that Assam has everything to make it one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Rajesh Prasad in his keynote, addressed to Prime Minister’s effort in promoting the rich craft of Assam. Bhaskar Phukan, MD, ATC emphasised on various ways which have been taken to promote Assam tourism. Now, it should also focus on cultural tourism, golf amidst tea garden and more.last_img read more

How France And Croatia Made It To The World Cup Final In

After weeks of golazos, flops and inaccurate estimates of stoppage time, the World Cup is nearly over. We’ve been tracking, and forecasting, each team’s chances as the tournament has unfolded, and we thought it would be fun to look back at how the final between France and Croatia got made. Our final pre-match predictions give France a 59 percent and Croatia a 41 percent of winning it all in Russia — but at the start of the knockout round, their chances of winning the trophy were only 8 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Here are the paths each team took to the final game.Check out our latest World Cup predictions.

Real Madrid to pursue £100m deal for De Gea

first_imgReal Madrid are looking set to return to their pursuit of David de Gea this summer with the club confident that they can sign him for £100m, reports the Manchester Evening NewsLos Galacticos have made it no secret for their admiration for the Manchester United goalkeeper and came close to signing De Gea back in 2015, but a technical problem in sending the paperwork during the final hours of the summer transfer window ultimately meant that the Spaniard stayed at Old Trafford.Jose Mourinho is understood to be strongly against allowing De Gea to leave in the summer and Real are resigned to the fact that they will very likely have to pay for a world-record fee for a goalkeeper in order to sway United.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…The Red Devils have set themselves the aim of securing the 27-year-old’s long-term future at the club, but Real are hopeful that the appointment of Julen Lopetegui will help with them.The new Real boss worked with De Gea during his spell in charge of Spain, before he was shockingly fired on Wednesday.Currently, De Gea has another 12 months on his contract at United, but the club does have the option to renew it by another year if they are unable to reach an agreement with their prized asset.last_img read more

Franck Ribery This could be my last year at Bayern Munich

first_imgFranck Ribery has admitted that this could be his final year at Bayern Munich, despite intending to continue his playing career up to the age of 38The French winger has spent over a decade at the Allianz Arena and, in that time, he has won eight Bundesliga titles and the Champions League in 2013.Yet Ribery, who signed a one-year extension at Bayern last season, admits that his future after the season is in doubt.“It’s too early to say now,” said the 35-year-old on ESPN.“I’d be up for another season, but let’s wait and see how this season shapes up.“I am relaxed and don’t put myself under pressure. You must assess your performances correctly. It’s too early to say now.”Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.The 2006 World Cup finalist confessed that he had received offers from foreign clubs before signing a new contract at Bayern.“I never wanted to leave,” he added.“There were serious offers from China, but I like the Bundesliga and the Champions League. I dream of winning it for the second time.“I am still ambitious, I am still driven. I have never said to myself this will be the last year. I have won everything, I can relax now. I always give it my all because it could be my last year.“At my age, you never know what’s next, but I would like to play until I am 38.”Ribery has managed 117 goals and 180 assists in 391 appearances across all competitions for Bayern.last_img read more

Minister Pintard Cheers Gardiners Silver Performance

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppUnited Kingdom, August 9, 2017 – London – Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard (centre) and Director of Sports Timothy Munnings (centre right, holding small flag) cheer their support for Abaco’s Steven Gardiner, as he raced to a silver-medal finish, during the Mens’ 400m Finals at the IAAF World Championships 2017, in London, England, on August 8, 2017. Pictured holding the large Bahamian flag is Joint Team Manager Carl Oliver.(Photo Courtesy MYSC) Related Items:last_img

James Rodriguez keen to discuss Bayern Munich future

first_imgJames Rodriguez is reportedly keen to initiate talks with the Bayern Munich board over their future plans for him over the winterThe Real Madrid loanee has enjoyed a stellar loan spell at Munich for the last two seasons and has allegedly attracted the interest of Serie A champions Juventus.While Rodriguez’s loan deal will expire at the end of the current campaign, Bayern does retain the option to sign him on a permanent deal for €42m.However, Sport Bild reports that Rodriguez is not quite sure whether he wants to remain with Bayern on a permanent basis.rb leipzig, bayern munichReport: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…The German outlet also added that a summer exit for the highly-rated Colombian winger is a strong possibility right now.Apparently, Rodriguez and his representatives intend to begin talks over his Bayern future in either December or January.Aside from Juventus, Rodriguez has also gained interest from clubs in England with a return to parent club Real another possibility.Rodriguez has managed 11 goals and 16 assists in 49 appearances across all competitions for Bayern since arriving in 2017.last_img read more

2018 San Diego walk to cure lupus

first_img Categories: Healthy Living, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 2018 San Diego walk to cure lupus KUSI Newsroom 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI)- The autoimmune disease lupus affects 1.5 million Americans. The chronic condition strikes mostly women of childbearing age but men, children, and teenagers develop lupus as well.A 5k walk is happening this Saturday at Liberty Station to raise money to help to help find a cure.Dr. Eric Wood, a naturopathic physician, joins KUSI’s Sandra Maas to tell us more. Updated: 10:50 PMcenter_img Posted: November 29, 2018 November 29, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, last_img read more