In the last match of the day on the main show court, the fan was ejected near the end of the second set, viciously taking issue with the time Nadal was taking before each serve. She yelled out as Nadal repeatedly bounced the ball, readying himself to send down a serve to second-round opponent Michael Mmoh. Australian Open: Nadal helped out by YouTube as Medvedev enjoys birthday win The fan appeared to call Nadal an "OCD f***", and he responded with bafflement and some amusement before looking up to the stands, with the spectator staring down at him, the middle finger on her right hand raised in an aggressive manner. The umpire then spoke out to declare: "Thanks madam, you're delaying everything." Moments later, security arrived to escort the woman out of the show court, to the roaring approval of the vast majority of the crowd. "Yeah, it was to me I think," Nadal said of the gesture. "Maybe she took too much gin or tequila. I don't know. But honestly it was a strange … [Read more...] about Australian Open: Nadal shocked but amused as fan hurls foul abuse at Spanish superstar
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They include -- two ISL outfits -- Sergio Lobera (Mumbai City FC Coach), Carles Cuadrat (Former Bengaluru FC Coach) -- and Osscar Bruzon (Bangladesh's Bashundhara Kings Coach and former SC de Goa & Mumbai FC coach). La Liga also extended their partnership with Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi, for a refreshed weekly digital series called 'Learn Spanish with La Liga and Instituto Cervantes'. The initiative aims to educate Indian fans about the Spanish language and football with content related to their favourite sport. The weekly video series will impart Spanish language bites to the Indian audience for eight weeks starting from February 27 and would be updated with fresh literature every Saturday at 5pm on both La Liga's and Instituto Cervantes official Facebook pages. To add a whole lot of excitement to the initiative, La Liga has integrated its recently launched La Liga QR Challenge with the campaign to teach Spanish to Indian fans. Attendees would get a chance to scan … [Read more...] about The La Liga connection in ISL
Eden Hazard to Chelsea is a report that boggles the mind when you first see it. But the more you see it, the more it makes sense. [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ] According to a report from Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Chelsea are very interested in re-signing Hazard this summer. Per the report, Chelsea would be willing to pay no more than $60 million for the superstar they sold to Real Madrid for $120 million in the summer of 2019. So, half price. Latest Premier League news Chelsea issue update on Christian Pulisic Mike Dean receives death threats; Soucek red card overturned 10 things we learned in the Premier League – Matchweek 23 Is Eden Hazard to Chelsea a good move for everyone? Hazard has struggled badly with injuries since he arrived in Madrid, but would he really want to just leave and move back to Chelsea after two injury-hit seasons where he has … [Read more...] about Transfer news: Chelsea want to re-sign Eden Hazard
What did we learn in the Premier League over the weekend? [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ] Here’s a look at 10 things which stood out, as our writers Joe Prince-Wright (JPW), Nick Mendola (NM) and Andy Edwards (AE) share their observations from across the most recent Premier League games. [ VIDEO: Premier League highlights ] Let’s get to it. 1. Man City too much, as Alisson melts down (Liverpool 1-4 Man City): There will be talked about whether new signing Ozan Kabak should’ve slotted next to Fabinho or Jordan Henderson at the back, and we’re not sure whether it’s undeserved. Yes, Kabak is 20 and has just arrived from another league, but he was playing for an often under-siege Schalke side and is facing Bayern that different than Man City? He’s also a natural center back who is good with the ball and in the air. That said, Alisson’s day turned into a nightmare pretty much from the moment he made a fine save on Foden … [Read more...] about 10 things we learned in the Premier League – Matchweek 23
Dwane Casey led a Raptors team that changed its offensive philosophy this season, won a franchise-record 59 games, and all that earned him the title of Coach of the Year as voted by his peers (and he could win the official NBA award, too). Friday, Dwane Casey was fired by Toronto. Beyond the questions of is this fair (no, but life isn’t fair) or is this the smart move comes another big one: Who will be the next coach of the Raptors? When word of Casey’s impending doom started to circulate around the league a couple of days ago, the buzz was they would go with one of their top assistants, an internal candidate who brings change but not much disruption. However, not long after the firing, the name of former Hawks’ coach Mike Budenholzer came up. So here are the potential new head coaching candidates for Toronto. • Mike Budenholzer. Let go by the Hawks and undone more by his unimpressive work as a GM than his coaching acumen. He may be at the top of Masai … [Read more...] about Who will be Raptors’ next coach? Mike Budenholzer? Jerry Stackhouse?