The meeting of top US and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said China’s efforts to use its leverage with Pyongyang had failed, raising fresh doubts about his administration’s strategy for countering the threat from North Korea.
Bruno Tedino, 52, was previously in charge of third tier Pordenone for two seasons and has also coached Italy’s under-16 and under-17 teams. He will become the sixth coach in last one year for Palermo who were relegated last season.
Nathaniel Chalobah is hoping to cement his place at Stamford Bridge after making a breakthrough for the Premier League champions under Antonio Conte last season. Chalobah has also been a success for England in the youth levels.
Fourth seed Marin Cilic, winner of the prestigious Wimbledon warm-up event in 2012, romped through the first set in 24 minutes but was given more of a workout in the second by Stefan Kozlov of USA. The Croatian won 6-0, 6-4 to advance.
Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar was handed an eight-match ban by Chinese football authorities on Thursday for his role in a brawl that broke out during Shanghai SIPG’s draw with Guangzhou R&F at the weekend.
The changes come amid a strategy review at the Abu Dhabi carrier as once rapidly expanding Gulf airlines face tighter profit margins amid overcapacity in the market and tighter corporate travel budgets
Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised after television cameras caught him using an expletive during Wednesday’s ill-tempered Confederations Cup match against New Zealand. Osorio said he was incensed during the first half of the game.
French Open runner-up Simona Halep was awarded a wildcard entry to feature at the Aegon International in Eastbourne next week, organisers said on Thursday. Halep enjoyed a strong clay court season, claiming the Madrid title and reaching the final at Roland Garros and Rome.
Jurgen Klopp sent 13-year-old Jordan van der Westhuizen, like his father an ardent Liverpool fan, a team jersey signed by the squad and a message in which he praised the youngster’s courage in the face of personal tragedy.
Rory McIlroy has voiced support for the PGA Tour’s drug-testing reforms that introduce blood screening and revise the list of banned substances to match the World Anti-Doping Agency’s directory for the 2017-18 season.
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, a source within the Olympic movement told Reuters, as Los Angeles bids against Paris to host the 2024 summer Games.
Modi’s visit to US: Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones is seen in New Delhi as a key test of defence ties that flourished under former President Barack Obama but have drifted under Trump.
Everton winger Yannick Bolasie expects to return from his serious knee injury a more cautious player, believing the approach will improve his composure on the ball and help him reach the next level. The speedy Congolese wide man was recruited by manager Ronald Koeman last August.
Earlier, DUP lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson said there was a “very good” chance of a deal by next Thursday. May has been seeking a deal with the DUP since shortly after she failed to win a parliamentary majority in an election on June 8.
A China under-20 selection could be the 20th team in the German regional southwest league next season, playing out of competition, as the Asian nation is eager to tap into the world champions’ stellar youth training. Germany is renowned for its youth work with every player.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga joined the exodus of seeds at the Aegon Championships after being outplayed by Gilles Muller at a boiling hot Queen’s Club. He had no answer to Muller’s swinging serve as he bowed out 6-4 6-4.
Aya is one of more than 1,200 female refugees from Syria that have been trained through an informal beauty school in Lebanon, learning blow-drying techniques, basic cutting, hair dying, make-up and eyebrow threading skills.
The extreme heat, brought on by a high-pressure system parked over the Four Corners region where Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona meet, has boosted temperatures well above normal across much of the Southwest.
Swiss-based Sauber have parted company with principal Monisha Kaltenborn, the first woman to run a Formula One outfit, the team’s owners said on Wednesday. “Her successor will be announced shortly,” they said in a statement.
Reports say that Cristiano Ronaldo would make this payment as a gesture of good will. The report added he will reiterate at a hearing on July 31 that he is innocent and has never hidden any income from the taxman or committed any tax fraud in Spain.
Mexico took control of the game and Oribe Peralta grabbed the winner from close range after 72 minutes when he swept home another incisive cross from man of the match Aquino. Both teams had chances to add to their totals in what was a pulsating second period.
The Spain international was an instant success when he joined Stoke from Barcelona at the start of 2014-15 season but failed to rediscover his scoring touch following a cruciate knee injury in January 2015.
The committee nonetheless approved 11 billion euros of purchases for the armed forces, including five corvette warships for two billion euros. The Defence Ministry had warned against delays, saying the purchases were urgently needed to modernise an army weakened by years of spending cuts.
All passengers were safe, the airport said in a brief statement on its Facebook page. The officer who was stabbed is Lieutenant Jeff Neville of the Bishop International Airport Department of Public Safety, Michigan State Police spokeswoman Lori Dougovito said by telephone.
Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early winner as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A. Portugal took the lead when captain Ronaldo headed a precise cross by Raphael Guerreiro past Akinfeev in the eighth minute.
Chinese media reported on Wednesday that Oscar and three other players involved in the altercation would have their case heard by the Chinese Football Association this week after the disciplinary committee receiving the referee’s report.