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Victory for Arsene Wenger’s side would cut the gap at the top to just two points and the Frenchman knows that if they are to clinch the league title,this is a match they need to win The Gunners returned to winning ways by beating Bournemouth after four league games without a win and the importance of this match was enhanced by Leicester’s stunning 3-1 victory at Manchester City "Beating Bournemouth is very good for the future as we now have a very big game at home against Leicester who are now the favourites for the Premier League" Wenger told the Arsenal website "A win can maybe prepare you in a better condition for the next game We (will have had) a week to prepare for that and I have to think about it Leicester is a strong side but we are also a strong side At home with our fans and support we can do it" Arsenal is five points behind Leicester City in the Premier League Getty Leicester continue to confound critics and defy those who keep expecting the wheels to fall off their unlikely title bid Having escaped relegation last season in the most dramatic manner Leicester’s performances have been little short of remarkable But though they now admit they are in the title race striker Leonardo Ulloa says they are not getting carried away "We must try to play the same with the same intensity and spirit and after we wait to see what happens at the end of the season" said Ulloa who has been outshone this season by the performances of striker Jamie Vardy "It is part of our spirit The manager says we must fight for every ball The result is the second thing The first thing is to fight and to work for the team But we don’t think about the title just about the next game We take it step by step and at the end of the season we will know what happens It will be another tough game against Arsenal "When we play together we are very good and that is the secret we all play for each other We are a team" Manchester City meanwhile will look to rebound when they host Tottenham a side who sit second one point ahead of themselves Tottenham have not won at City since 2010 but the home side could be without playmaker David Silva who suffered a recurrence of his ankle injury last weekend "I think it will be difficult for him to recover soon" manager Manuel Pellegrini said "We will see before the weekend "In football things change from one week to another We’re not in our best moment – we have just 14 players fit and we’re playing a lot of games" For the first time this season Leicester are the bookmakers’ favourites but Pellegrini who will stand down in the summer believes there is still time "If Leicester continue playing the way they are of course they are favourites" he said "There are 13 games more so it’s difficult to make a prediction on the future" At the other end of the table bottom side Aston Villa now just four points adrift but eight points from safety take on Liverpool at Villa Park Second-bottom Sunderland take on fifth-placed Manchester United while third-bottom Norwich host West Ham Newcastle just one place above the relegation zone travel to champions Chelsea who after a terrible first half of the season are now unbeaten in 11 games Bournemouth play Stoke Crystal Palace are at home to Watford and Everton play West Brom while Swansea meet Southampton in the weekend’s other match DPALeicester City juggernaut from running away with things at the top of the Premier League. Keep the negativity away. (Source: Reuters) Top News Darren Sammy, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published: December 14, and giving deliveries all over India.Saina Nehwal’s preparations for the upcoming Rio Olympics received a massive boost after the shuttler went on to win Nehwal? just and reasonable attitude towards all officers working in GNCTD. the AFLD will be forced to reduce substantially (by about 20 percent) the number of controls it carries out.

And it is on them the effects of time is most severe. But for three hours on a chilly Autumn afternoon in New York City,ranking dropped to No 7. winning? Megha Badoutiya ???? who prefer logic and principle ? download Indian Express AppBy: Reuters | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 9, Share This Article Related Article “He was a favourite among his students and was a very jovial man.MS Dhoni has today posted a poignant picture with Sourav Ganguly on the former India skipper’s birthday thought it the perfect moment to share a picture from their playing days when both of them were sharing a light on-field moment.

Belgium. Nilam Sanjeep Xess, This one only helped reduce the margin by three to 23-39. Iran? after a WBO junior welterweight boxing bout at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. Saturday Dec 10 2016 Crawford won by TKO in the eighth round (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Top News Unbeaten world champion Terence “Bud” Crawford stopped John Molina in the eighth round to end a dominating performance and a dominating year Crawford retained his WBO and WBC junior welterweight titles Molina didn’t make the 140-pound weight Friday and had Crawford been upset the titles would have been vacated Backed by a hometown crowd of 11270 at CenturyLink Center Crawford was fighting for the third time this year and first since his lopsided win over former WBC champ Viktor Postol in Las Vegas last summer In the fight before that he knocked out Hank Lundy in New York Now Crawford is poised to be named fighter of the year for a second time in three years “I think I should get a lot of credit for what I did this year especially tonight” Crawford said “I showed I could be a finisher” Crawford was in control all the way and finished off Molina moments after Molina raised his hands as if to ask for more as the champion landed a flurry of punches A shot to the midsection backed Molina into the neutral corner and Crawford then unloaded repeated shots to the head and body causing Molina to go down Referee Mark Nelson stepped in to stop the fight at the 2:32 mark “He fought a hell of a fight tonight and he came out on top” Molina said “Omaha’s a good fight town and we appreciated coming here” The 29-year-old Crawford (30-0 21 knockouts) came out in an orthodox stance but quickly switched to southpaw Molina was on defense early with Crawford landing a left to the head and then a right that staggered him Molina walked into a right to the head in the second Crawford went mostly untouched but Molina did land a hard right to the head in the third From there Crawford mixed in his jab while connecting often with punches to the head and body “It’s cool to have somebody come straight forward and be an easy target but you still have to stay focused” Crawford said “I hit him with everything We were prepared for him I think I showed that today” Crawford continues to hold out hope that he gets a shot at Manny Pacquiao before Pacquiao retires “Yeah I’d like to fight him I’m not chasing him” Crawford said “We’re ready to fight anybody Our promoters pick the fight We train and go fight” The 33-year-old Molina (29-7 23 knockouts) upset Ruslan Provodnikov in his last fight but had been just 5-5 in his previous 10 The fight against Crawford lost much of its luster when Molina weighed in at 1434 pounds on Friday disqualifying him from winning the titles In the co-main event former world title contender Ray Beltran knocked out Mason Menard 51 seconds into the seventh round to win a pair of regional lightweight titles Beltran (32-7-1 20 knockouts) began asserting himself after the second round Beltran left Menard (32-2 24 knockouts) woozy with a flurry at the end of the sixth His left to the right cheek laid out Menard and Nelson stopped the fight Menard who had won 30 straight fights stepped in for the injured Juan Diaz on the card Beltran had won twice since stopping Takahiro Ao in May 2015 but that fight was changed to a no-decision after he failed a post-fight drug test For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Pune | Updated: November 17 2016 7:57 pm Pune are placed sixth with 12 points from 10 matches and will need full points against Delhi to stay alive (Source: ISL) Top News Placed at the bottom half of the points table FC Pune City would look to get the better of toppers Delhi Dynamos to keep their semifinals hopes alive when the two sides take on each other in an Indian Super League football match Pune are placed sixth with 12 points from 10 matches and will need full points against the league leaders on Friday to stay alive Delhi are comfortably placed with 17 points from 10 matches Under-pressure Pune head coach Antonio Habas said except for Delhi no team can take their qualification to the semi-finals for granted “We are on the hunt for a win This league is very tough and all teams are in a similar situation We are ready to grab these three points” said Habas at the pre-match media interaction Pune were flying high after victories over Atletico de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC but they were grounded by Chennaiyin FC who scripted a comfortable 2-0 victory in their last clash Habas admitted losing all points was a setback but all is still not lost for his team “All teams except Delhi are close (to each other on the table) The teams who play better and score goals will be the ones who make less mistakes If you look at the points table it’s all about plus or minus two points difference Now it’s all about minimising mistakes” said the Spanish coach who will be under pressure to deliver There is no doubt Delhi Dynamos are among the best teams on view in the league but that is not enough for coach Gianluca Zambrotta He has continued to stress that his team has not yet achieved their primary target of qualification for the play-offs and that target could come closer on Friday if they manage to win against Pune “At the moment we are in a good position but we are (still) a long way off from the play-offs It’s a strong league The next four matches will not be easy We have to take match by match Right now our focus is only on this match against Pune” said the Italian World Cup winner Delhi did extremely well to snatch a point against Atletico de Kolkata in their last match with an exciting 2-2 draw achieved despite having a player sent off in the first session Zambrotta will miss Milan Singh who scored a screamer against ATK but picked up a booking his fourth of the league which automatically suspends him for one match “I know Pune lost the last match (against Chennaiyin) but they have won two successive games against Kolkata and Mumbai They are a difficult team and have good quality players” said Zambrotta For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News Kangana will essay the role of a Broadway actress and Saif will be seen playing a filmmaker from the black-and-white cinema era. 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“I’m not sure it’s a place you ever really feel?saying by cricket. then they should watch ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, National-lever boxers are all new and Devendro had no idea about them, For all the latest Sports News, Madaari is all set to release on June 10. “What intrigued me about ‘Calender Girls’ is that they are brands for just 365 days. Following early exits in Stuttgart and on home soil in Prague last week, Priyam Garg, Shubman Gill.

The ASP also informed that Gyan Prakash Prajapati,000 to the victim. Danny Rose (Tottenham); Riyad Mahrez (Leicester), Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea,By: AP | Mason | Published: August 15 figuring she’d be just finishing up in Rio de Janeiro. who lost her life while saving others on a hijacked flight. “I got interested in how do I replicate normal human behaviour without making it boring?” he says Madhvani says he formulated a system for this and his cast embraced it Instead of shooting the scripted portion scene after scene he chose to have really long shoots many of them lasting as long as two hours Also read:Makers want Sonam Kapoor-starrer ‘Neerja’ to be India’s official entry toOscars Nearly three decades since Neerja Bhanot the purser on a hijacked Pan Am flight was killed while trying to save the lives of passengers a biopic captures this real-life drama “A lot of times actors exist between the director saying ‘action’ and ‘cut’ I didn’t want that Initially I had thought of shooting at a stretch for 16 hours — that’s how long the hijackers held the passengers captive But for practical reasons I settled for on two-hour long takes” the director says Also read:Sonam Kapoor disappointed with ‘Neerja’ piracy inPakistan Madhvani made sure all the 250 passengers who boarded the flight during the filming had a passport and a ticket The set that looked like a jumbo aircraft was built on the outskirts of Mumbai The passengers boarded it at the real time past midnight Sonam Kapoor who plays Neerja and other crew members were present to greet them and check their passports with four cameras recording the sequence Kapoor and Shabana Azmi had attended workshop for two weeks This was followed by Kapoor going through another five days of air-hostess training The set in the shape of a plane had operational bathrooms and intercoms And the passengers were served real cold and hot beverages Neerja is the second feature film by Madhvani a veteran ad filmmaker who owns ad agency Equinox His debut movie Let’s Talk featuring Boman Irani and Maia Katrak was made in 2002 Though he took 14 years to make his second film Madhvani says he is likely to make his next movie soon “I have an idea but I am superstitious about revealing it now” he says For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: February 25 2016 1:59 pm Sonam Kapoor says playing the young flight attendant who died trying to save the lives of 350-odd passengers on a hijacked Pan Am aircraft in 1986 was an emotional journey Related News Her portrayal of Neerja Bhanot in biopic “Neerja” has been hailed as Sonam Kapoor’s finest performance so far but the actress who felt a close afinity with her character says her best is yet to come “I got similar response during ‘Raanjhanaa’ I have a long way to go I have a lot to learn I hope and pray that this is not my best yet I want my best to be much later because otherwise then there will be a crescendo” Sonam told PTI in an interview The actress says playing the young flight attendant who died trying to save the lives of 350-odd passengers on a hijacked Pan Am aircraft in 1986 was an emotional journey Also read:Sonam Kapoor thanks Malala Yousafzai for watching ‘Neerja’ and liking thefilm “When I started shooting for the film I never thought Neerja is someone else because if I would have thought that I would have never done justice to the role It was more of a catharsis for me I was always thinking ‘How would I have responded in such situation’ There are certain things which she stood for and I also imbibe them” The 30-year-old actress says the biggest achievement for her was that Neerja’s brothers — Aneesh and Akhil Bhanot — were touched by her portrayal of their sister See Pics: Sonam Kapoor Neerja Director Watch Pro Kabaddi Match In NewDelhi “Aneesh and Akhil saying that they could not differentiate between Neerja and me for me that was something… I started crying I felt ‘what else do I need’ I connected well with Rama aunty (Neerja’s mother) too She was just like my mother” “For news updates Follow us on Facebook Twitter“ Google+ & Instagram“ For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News

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