Cristiano Ronaldo could claim a record sixth men's world player of the year award after Lionel Messi was left off the Federation Internationale de Football Association shortlist for the first time since 2006.
Ronaldo enjoyed another stellar campaign for Real Madrid, helping them to win an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League with 15 goals in the competition, before joining Juventus in the summer.
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has not made it into the final three of the award for the first time since the Ballon d'Or in 2006 - when he was just getting started in his senior career.
Federation Internationale de Football Association officially revealed the finalists for this year's Men's Player Award, going to the best player in the world over the past year, and it won't be Lionel Messi.
We have been knocked out in the quarter-finals in the last three seasons. Norway's Ada Hegerberg (Olympique Lyonnais) and Germany's Dzsenifer Maroszan (Olympique Lyonnais) were announced as the other two finalists for the pinnacle award. Marta has won it on five occasions. What makes Ronaldo a prime candidate for the FIFA's best player award is his UEFA Champions League win with Real Madrid. Pep Guardiola of Manchester City was not shortlisted.
The three coaches in contention for the women's game award are: Asako Takakura, who led Japan to the Asian Games title last week, Reynald Pedros of France and Sarina Wiegman of the Netherlands.
The best goalkeeper prize is to be contested by Tottenham and France'sHugo Lloris, Denmark's Kasper Schmeichel, son of Peter, and Belgium's Thibaut Courtois, whose World Cup heroics earned him a move to Real Madrid.
Heavy rain across Florida has tapered, but additional showers and storms are possible today, embedded in the onshore flow. The storm left many businesses on Florida's Gulf Coast feeling shortchanged by the holiday weekend.
McCain's opposition to repealing Obamacare was just one of many problematic moments for the Republican Party. McCain was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War and spent more than five years as a POW in Hanoi.
The test drive with Andy Wallace took place at the Ehra-Lessien facility in Germany, where the real Chiron was first tested . Even the car's curvaceous seats are also realistically recreated, through a series of panel, beam, and tile elements.
In October 2017, the excise duty on petrol was reduced by Rs 2 per litre, the first such reduction by the current BJP government. This came at a time when India's crude oil imports from Iran had increased by 52 percent in June 2018.
Alisson joined Liverpool from Roma for a then world-record fee for a goalkeeper of £66.8million in July. But it's still early in the season, we are not 100 percent stable to do the right things constantly.
Donaldson has played in just 36 games this year, as the third baseman is dealing with a nagging hamstring injury. The 32-year-old Donaldson was the league's top player in 2015, when he batted.297 with 41 homers and 123 RBIs.
Furyk will name his final pick on Monday, following this weekend's penultimate PGA Tour event, the BMW Championship. The 42-year-old joins Phil Mickelson and Bryan DeChambeau as the three captain's picks for this year's Ryder Cup.
Trump would probably argue that he's saying no indictments should be handed down this close to an election, regardless of party. The latest presidential criticism of Mr Sessions with just over two months to go before the midterm elections.
Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, Finance, Information and Minister of State for Interior are accompanying the PM. After planting the sapling, the prime minister took to twitter to motivate people to plant trees.
Ayanna Pressley applauds in front of her supporters during primary day on September 4, 2018 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The 7th Congressional District is the only one in the state where minorities comprise a majority of the population.
He then participated on the most recent season of Bachelor in Paradise . "He told me that he couldn't think about anyone else". Nick in the Morning readers were teased last week about how Colton Underwood might be the new star of ABC's " The Bachelor ".
Friends, family and former presidents gathered Saturday at Washington National Cathedral to honor the life of the late Sen. McCain's family asked before his death that Trump, who the senator had long feuded with, not attend his funeral services.
NFL Backs Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad
Other social media users took a different tactic in response to Nike's new campaign. Nike has not commented on the backlash to the campaign at this time.
Kevin Spacey: LA prosecutors drop sexual assault charge
As the number of accusations escalated, Netflix cut Spacey from his lead role in the award-winning series House of Cards . Seagal is still under scrutiny for another alleged sexual assault , although the details of the accusation are unclear.
Amazon tops US$1 trillion in stock market value
In the second quarter, AWS booked $6.1 billion in sales (up 49%), and generated an operating income of $1.64 billion (up 79%). A major contributor to the company's massive profits has been its cloud business, Amazon Web Services (AWS).
China is not Africa’s new colonial power - Ramaphosa
China has become a major investment partner for South Africa in stimulating economic and social transformation and development. Debt from China's interest-free loans, due by the end of 2018, would be written off for some poor African states, Mr Xi said.