Olofmeister reportedly returns to FaZe for BLAST Premier Fall
The move seems to confirm an exit for NiKo.
Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer is set to return to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive following Nikola "NiKo" Kovači's imminent departure from Faze. The rifler will lurk the maps for FaZe in Blast Premier Fall Series, according to a report by Cybersport.pl.olofmeister announced his break from CSGO in May and attributed his temporary departure to a lack of motivation. The CSGO maestro took indefinite time to recuperate and recharge to come back stronger. Fans will see him back in the server for the first time since ESL One: Road to Rio.The news hasn't been officially confirmed yet, but Olofmeister se...
‘Emotional day’ as Melbourne welcomes exit from Covid-19 lockdown
Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, will exit its coronavirus lockdown after nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, with no new daily cases or deaths recorded.Lockdown orders for Melbourne's residents will be lifted from midnight Tuesday into Wednesday while restaurants, beauty salons and retail stores will be permitted to throw open their doors to customers.Home to 5 million people, Australia's second-biggest city has been in lockdown since early July after a spike of Covid-19 infections that began in hotels where people were in quarantine after a...
Libyan truce deal foresees exit of foreign forces within three months
Foreign military forces and mercenaries are set to leave Libya within three months as part of the ceasefire between the country's main warring sides, UN Libya envoy Stephanie Williams said.The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and another delegation representing Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) reached a "complete, country-wide permanent ceasefire agreement with immediate effect," Williams said at the end of negotiations in Geneva.As part of the deal, all military units are set to return from the front lines to their camps. The two sides also agreed to form "joint op...
Shaqiri explains why Liverpool exit didn’t happen in summer transfer window
Xherdan Shaqiri says the decision to remain at Liverpool was his, with the Swiss eager to move on from discussions regarding his future now that another transfer window has closed.The 28-year-old forward appeared destined to be heading for the exits at Anfield as the clock ticked down towards another recruitment deadline.Plenty of interest was shown in the former Bayern Munich and Inter star.He was not guaranteed a regular role in Jurgen Klopp’s future plans on Merseyside, with the options available to him weighed up as a result.No deal was to be done, though, and Shaqiri will remain in his cu...
Verratti never considered PSG exit despite regular rounds of transfer talk
Marco Verratti claims to have never given any consideration to making a move elsewhere during his eight-year spell at Paris Saint-Germain.Transfer talk has surfaced around the Italy international on a regular basis.Having seen his stock rise on the back of a switch to France as a talented teenager, Verratti has registered on recruitment radars across Europe.A return to his homeland has been mooted for the 27-year-old, who has never turned out in Serie A having bid farewell to second-tier outfit Pescara when heading to Paris in 2012.Premier League suitors have also emerged at times, while Barce...
Jim Souhan: Rocco Baldelli's quick hook for starters leads to Twins' quick exit from playoffs
Let it be remembered that when the modern-day Twins have their backs to the wall, they hide behind drapes.They lost their 18th consecutive postseason game and ninth elimination game in a row Wednesday, ending their season with a 3-1 loss to the average Astros at Target Field.Do not let the oddities of this short, strange season distract you from the fact that this was the most embarrassing loss of this record-breaking streak.They did not have to play in Yankee Stadium. They did not have to face a superior team. They did not need to solve an ace.They managed two runs in 18 innings against a med...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Dieter Kurtenbach: The A's will have to find their heart if they want to avoid another first-round exit
The good news for the A’s is that they still have another game to play. The past few years, that has not been the case.The bad news is, well, everything else.The A’s were mowed down in Game 1 of their wild card series against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, losing, 4-1. And while losing a game is something that happens all the time, it was how the A’s lost Tuesday that was most concerning.Not only did the prospect of a victory feel unlikely from the first pitch onwards, but once the A’s fell behind to Chicago, they also showed little scrap, fight, or — dare I say it? — heart.The A’s rolled o...
The Mercury News
Chelsea boss Lampard pleased with Mendy debut despite Carabao Cup exit to Tottenham
Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard was pleased to see new goalkeeper Edouard Mendy take a proactive approach in his first appearance for the club during their Carabao Cup defeat at the hands of Tottenham.The Blues' woes between the posts have been well-documented over the past 12 months, with neither Kepa Arrizabalaga nor Willy Caballero doing enough to convince Lampard they could be depended upon for the 2020-21 season.Mendy was powerless to stop Tottenham converting all five of their penalties in the shootout that ensued after a 1-1 draw at full-time on Tuesday, but the former Rennes keeper ne...
Chelsea defender Silva 'p***ed off' over PSG exit: Cavani & I didn't deserve this
Thiago Silva says he wasn't happy with how PSG handled his exit from the club.The 36-year-old signed with Chelsea as a free agent this summer after eight years with PSG.And Silva has revealed he was upset with how the Parisians did not offer to keep himself or Edinson Cavani.He told France Football: "It's a situation that pissed me off. Even if there was lockdown, things should have been done differently."I was in Brazil, in quarantine, when Leonardo called me to tell me that because of the pandemic and the difficulties… No, first, he asked me if I was OK to continue for two more months in ord...
‘Messi can be convinced to stay by a winning Barcelona’ – Sergi Roberto hoping exit can be avoided
Lionel Messi can be convinced to stay put by a winning Barcelona, Sergi Roberto believes, with there still time for the Camp Nou giants to tempt an iconic figure into penning fresh terms.As things stand, six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi has less than 12 months left to run on his current contract.The 33-year-old had intended to break free before entering that final year, with the Argentine superstar expressing a desire to leave on the back of a disappointing 2019-20.His path was quickly blocked and Messi revealed in an exclusive interview with Goal that he would not be entering into a legal di...