August 2016

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Novak Djokovic v Jerzy Janowicz: US Open tennis first round live!

Game-by-game report: The reigning champion opens up his campaign against the unseeded Pole. Follow all the action from Flushing Meadows with Luis Miguel Echegaray Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/29/us-open-live-novak-djokovic-jerzy-janowicz-first-round

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Trump on Colin Kaepernick: ‘He should find a country that works better for him’

Republican nominee responds to decision by San Francisco 49ers quarterback to sit during playing on national anthem last Friday in protest San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick should find a country that works better for him, Donald Trump has said in response to the furor over the black footballers decision to told the Dori Monson […]

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Joe Hart agrees deal to join Torino on loan from Manchester City

Joe Hart has agreed a deal to join Torino on a season-long loan, with the goalkeeper expected in Turin on Tuesday to undergo a medical before completing the move from Manchester City Joe Hart has agreed a deal to join Torino on a season-long loan. The goalkeeper is expected in Turin on Tuesday to undergo […]

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Joey Bosa ends stand-off with San Diego Chargers and signs rookie contract

Joey Bosa ended his month-long holdout on Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers Joey Bosa ended his month-long holdout on Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. The team announced the signing five days after the two sides went public in their nasty spat […]

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John Isner beats Frances Tiafoe in battle of US tennis’s present and future

In a matchup of American tennis present and future, 31-year-old John Isner rallied from down two sets to edge 18-year-old Frances Tiafoe In a matchup of American tennis present and future, 31-year-old John Isner rallied from down two sets to edge 18-year-old Frances Tiafoe in the first round of the US Open. The 125th-ranked Tiafoe […]

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Leicester City line up 50m swoop for Adrien Silva and Islam Slimani

Portugal midfielder has confirmed move to Leicester City is close while the Premier League champions want to sign the Algeria striker The Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva has indicated he is close to joining to sign another Sporting player, the striker Islam Slimani, the Premier League champions could end up paying around 50m for the pair. […]

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Antonio Guterres solidifies lead in race to become UN secretary general

Former Portugal prime minister and UN high commissioner for refugees out in front after third ballot vote to choose Ban Ki-moons successor Portugals former prime minister, Antonio Guterres, has consolidated a strong lead in the race to become the next United Nations secretary general, after a third security council secret ballot on Monday. Diplomats said […]

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Brief lifting of curfew in Kashmir prompts fresh violence

Srinagar residents hurl stones and shout slogans demanding freedom from Indian rule before curfew is reimposed A nearly two-month curfew in the troubled Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir was partially lifted on Monday only to be largely re-imposed after fresh violence erupted in several parts of the capital, Srinagar. For many people the easing […]

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Gene Wilder: a life in pictures

Gene Wilder was best known for his portrayal of Willy Wonka and his collaboration with Richard Pryor, he also directed films and turned to writing Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2016/aug/29/gene-wilder-life-in-pictures

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Oslo Accords Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at what you need to know about the Oslo Accords, a series of agreements between Israel and the Palestinians signed in the 1990’s. Facts:Oslo I is formally known as the Declaration of Principles (DOP). The pact established a timetable for the Middle East peace process. It planned for an interim Palestinian government […]

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