Round-up: Terry out, Baba told what he must improve, Faurlin injury, Hasselbaink ‘can’t wait’ for Robinson

first_imgJohn Terry has been ruled out of Chelsea’s FA Cup game against Manchester City.The skipper is still struggling with a hamstring problem and Chelsea are hoping he will be available for next weekend’s league game at Southampton.Meanwhile, Blues boss Guus Hiddink says Baba Rahman must improve defensively if he is to become a top Premier League full-back.Hiddink has also warned that City’s youngsters will pose a threat if, as expected, the visitors rest their established players for Sunday’s match at Stamford Bridge.Summer signing Baba has impressed in his recent outings for ChelseaQPR striker Conor Washington has been passed fit for the trip to Bolton but Alejandro Faurlin remains sidelined with a thigh problem.Jack Robinson is close to his R’s debut after nearly a year out with a knee injury and boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says he “can’t wait” to pick the left-back.Click here for what we think could be five key battles in the game at Bolton and, following Neil Warnock’s signing of Paddy Kenny for Rotherham, click here for our look at other examples of former QPR managers taking players to various clubs.Robinson was injured while on loan at Huddersfield last seasonIn terms of transfer speculation, Chelsea have been linked with German forward Leroy Sane along with a number of other English sides.It has also been claimed that Fulham’s Emerson Hyndman is wanted by several top clubs, including Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham.And in snooker, Pinner’s Martin Gould suffered a 4-1 defeat against Ben Woollaston in the fourth round of the Welsh Open.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Former UC Davis student Brita Sigourney earns bronze metal in halfpipe at Olympics

first_imgBrita Sigourney, the U.S. freeskier, who once attended UC Davis, won the bronze medal in the halfpipe in the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday.Women’s freestyle halfpipe debuted at the Sochi Games four years ago.Gold medal winner was Cassie Sharpe of Canada, Marie Martinod of France earned silver.Sigourney skied cleanly on her first run in the final, scoring 89.80 — which put her in third place among the 12 finalists going into the second run. She skied clean again, scored an 88.60, and held onto …last_img read more

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Boxing, wrestling, MMA generate $97M in New York in 2 years

first_imgHotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Cuomo, a Democrat, said Thursday that the numbers reflect the popularity of the sports and their economic impact.The figures show two thirds of the proceeds from the events comes from ticket sales, with the rest from simulcast revenue.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? MOST READ BREAKING: Corrections officer shot dead in front of Bilibid SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion FILE – In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)ALBANY, N.Y. — Sports such as mixed martial arts, boxing and wrestling have generated $97 million in New York state since lawmakers voted to legalize mixed martial arts two years ago.New figures released by the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo show the introduction of MMA led to a big bump in ticket sales, simulcast revenue and taxes. In the two years before mixed martial arts were legalized boxing, wrestling and other legal combat sports generated $32 million, compared to more than three times that amount after the state’s ban on MMA was lifted.ADVERTISEMENT TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Column: A look back at the best (and mostly worst) in sports View commentslast_img read more

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