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Iran parliament seeks to boost missile funding

During Sunday's voting session, 240 out of 244 legislators approved the missile spending bill. It proposes that the government allocates an additional $260m for the "development of the missile programme" and the same amount to Iran's Quds Force, a branch of the country's Revolutionary Guards Corps, the official state news agency Irna said.

Barcelona eye up £72m move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio

Gracenote's computer-generated Euro Club Index is predicting that Real Madrid will finish as champions again this season, in an even closer title race. Deulofeu returned to the Catalan club in a buy-back deal from Everton earlier this summer and opened the scoring in the 5-0 win over Chapecoense in the Gamper Trophy on Monday, when he also assisted two more goals before going off at half-time.

Rafa Benitez 'unhappy' with Newcastle's transfer window

Newcastle have been scouring the market for new additions this summer and, despite adding five players to his squad, manager Rafael Benitez said he was frustrated with the lack of movement on Wednesday. "The teams at the top have put prices so high that ... for average players they ask for big money, big commission, big wages". The 21-year-old Brazilian was disciplined by Chelsea after posting offensive messages against the Chinese while on tour in the Far East.

'Golden Girl' Betty Cuthbert dies, aged 79

Cuthbert did not compete at the Rome Olympics in 1960 due to injury, but added to her gold medal tally in Tokyo in 1964 with her victory in the 400m. MARLENE MATHEWS , Cuthbert's greatest Australian rival - "I have never met anyone that had such great faith and determination".

Frank Lampard reacts to Victor Moses' display in Chelsea v Arsenal

From the respective team sheets I would say that Antonio Conte is slightly more desperate to win, as he has picked his strongest possible team, while Arsene Wenger has decided not to start Alexis Sanchez or Laurent Koscielny. Wenger signed a new two-year contract after May's FA Cup final win over Chelsea , but the Frenchman knows he needs to deliver in order to win back support of his bosses and supporters of the club.

NFL Dolphins lure quarterback Cutler back to league

Cutler will have to rapidly develop some chemistry and timing with his new receivers. The Dolphins reportedly had been in contact with Cutler since their starting QB, Ryan Tannehill , went down with a knee injury in practice Thursday.

Despite missing cut, Curry pleased with experience

Even if he plays a spectacular round, it's tough to imagine him keeping pace with people who golf week in and week out to make a living. Curry, who shot a four-over 74 in his first round on Thursday, followed that up with another four-over 74 on Friday, finishing with an eight-over 148 through two rounds.

Game Of Thrones Scripts Leaked After Major HBO Hack

The screenshots drew attention towards Star India and the broadcast giant later in the evening released a media statement accepting the compromise. Games Of Thrones leaks are nothing new. The first four episodes of season 5 leaked online , thanks to advanced screeners that are sent out to members of the press.

Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins in 1st match back

Sharapova suffered the injury while playing in her first United States match in more than two years, defeating American Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 in her Monday opener at Stanford. She had not played in the USA since March of 2015 due in part to a 15-month doping suspension for the use of meldonium. After yesterday's scan, the doctor has recommended I don't risk further injury.

Steph Curry Crashes House Party and Chugs Bud Lights

Because the Warriors own Curry's bird rights, they were able to reward him with a five-year, $201 million super-max deal without it significantly affecting their cap situation. Ever since [LeBron] posted that first video, I've loved it because he made a song that maybe a lot of people wouldn't have know pretty popular just by doing that video.

Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)

Galle: India inched closer towards victory in the first Test after Sri Lanka managed to reach 85 for 2 after India set a mammoth victory target of 550 riding on skipper Virat Kohli's 17th Test hundred. It was a clinical performance by the Indian Team led by Virat Kohli . In his unbeaten 103-run knock, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours and a six.

Chelsea suffer another defeat as Inter beats team

However, his careless backpass looped over Padelli's head and found the back of the night, much to his own embarrassment, and the Chelsea players were left stunned with how they had been thrown a freakish lifeline. Inter had already beaten Lyon and Bayern Munich without conceding a goal in the tournament and Luciano Spalletti's men made it three out of three in humid conditions on Saturday.

3rd Test Day 3

Five years on, however, it was a different story as Amla exited for just six, when he could do nothing other than glove a lifting Roland-Jones ball to wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow. After Cook's departure, Ben Stokes stepped on the gas and made a 72-ball fifty. The four-match series between England and South Africa is so far level at 1-1 with England winning the Lord's Test to begin Joe Root's captaincy career in the most ideal manner after the right-hander celebrated his new role with a ...

Brandon Knight Injury Update

For his career, Knight has averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds over 382 games. If the Suns were to move Bledsoe, Knight's presence on the roster would have been almost guaranteed for next season. He made only five starts, following a campaign that saw him average 19.6 points per game. Perhaps the sudden injury to Knight might make Phoenix become more aggressive in a push for Irving.

Branden Grace enters history books with record-breaking round for the ages

Meanwhile, world number one Dustin Johnson made excellent progress in the benign conditions that were in stark contrast to the wet and miserable weather of Friday afternoon. Indeed, Greg Norman and Vijay Singh each did it twice. "I had no idea that a 62 was obviously the lowest ever", Grace said . Numerous game's biggest stars had near-misses.

Where should Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sign?

Free agent guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope agreed to a one-year, $18 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers , according to multiple reports. Caldwell-Pope's meeting came as he considers options after the Detroit Pistonselected to make him an unrestricted free agent last week.

Venus Williams' emotional Wimbledon saga continues

In an impressive follow-up to her stunning French Open title, she defeated No. 5-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Monday, 6-3, 7-6 (6). Rybarikova became the lowest ranked woman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for nine years as she shocked American 24th seed Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3.

Amanda Nunes Pulls out of UFC 213 Fight Due to 'Mysterious' Illness

Shevchenko, meanwhile, bounced back from the loss to Nunes with wins over former champion Holly Holm and TUF victor Julianna Pena to earn her shot at gold. Both Jedrzejczyk (14-0) and Shevchenko (14-2) have competed at 125 pounds before coming to UFC and each fighter has shared interest in competing there once UFC adds the new flyweight division that White confirmed in May is coming.

Giggling Princess Kate Is All of Us Meeting Handsome Austrian Tennis Star

She let her bold print - and tousled hair - do the talking, and teamed her outfit with a white Victoria Beckham tote, which she also wore to the event a year ago, and minimal black heeled sandals from Office. Aside from her ladylike style, Kate Middleton might best be known for her signature long locks, which she's been rocking easily since she first met Prince William back at the University of St.

Johanna Konta fit and ready for Wimbledon despite fall

The Wimbledon women's draw this year is as open as they come. That total, to Kvitova , was a sign that she is getting closer to the player who succeeds on grass on the strength of a strong serve and powerful forehands. In gentlemen's singles betting action, Swiss veteran Roger Federer leads the way as a +200 favourite to claim a record eighth Wimbledon title, but is closely followed by world No.