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Pakistan dominates Team of the Tournament
- June 26, 2017

On June 19, police arrested 15 people between the ages of 19 and 35 and booked them for sedition and criminal conspiracy (IPC section 120-B). Richardson said,"What we want to do is differentiate our global events from each other so that they can be standalone and create maximum interest every time the event happens". (more...)
South Africa win thriller against England, tie up T20 series
- June 26, 2017

SOMERSET bowler Craig Overton could be set to make his senior England debut in Taunton after captain Eoin Morgan confirmed each of the uncapped players in the T20 squad would feature in the three-match series against South Africa . They both chose to go to the third umpire, where replays showed that Roy did change his path and came in way of the throw. Tom Curran's impressive debut: Surrey's fast bowler Tom Curran, who was making his worldwide debut in this T20I, was an instant hit, ... (more...)
Surprise, surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo may stay at Real Madrid Surprise, surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo may stay at Real Madrid
- June 26, 2017

Yet with speculation swirling around his Real future, the 32-year-old added further uncertainty by failing to address the matter with a clear statement, choosing instead to talk only about the game against Russian Federation as he'd done following Portugal's draw against Mexico on Sunday. (more...)
South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North
- June 26, 2017

North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a United States official said , in an apparent provocation ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and the leader of South Korea . (more...)
Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan
- June 26, 2017

The red flags were immediately deployed and the clock stopped with three minutes and 33 seconds remaining. It meant Hamilton only had one run to try and get pole, and the Briton didn't disappoint, posting a 1min 40.593sec lap to grab the 66th pole of his career - 0.434secs up on Bottas, and 1.1secs up on Kimi Raikkonen , who was third for Ferrari . (more...)
India stun hosts England to open World Cup
- June 26, 2017

This is her, waiting to bat in India's World Cup opener against England . "We bowled too short and let them get away". It was the spinners who gave England more control, but when Harmanpreet Kaur arrived, both she and Raj used their feet to add 52 from the final seven overs. (more...)
Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd Valentino Rossi wins Dutch Grand Prix at Assen, Petrucci 2nd
- June 26, 2017

The 38-year-old Rossi finished with a time of 41:41.149, averaging 169.9 kph, reports Efe. At lights out, it was Johann Zarco ( Monster Yamaha Tech 3 ) took the holeshot from his first ever pole position despite a better start from Marquez, and the Frenchman led the field away as Rossi took Petrucci for third. (more...)
Lions team unveiled to face Hurricanes Lions team unveiled to face Hurricanes
- June 26, 2017

He said he'll now be going back to the officials again in the next few days about some of the attention given to his form Irish halfback Connor Murray on Saturday night. And if it just happens that, in honouring the Lions the All Blacks also make their lot that much harder, then so much the better. On that day in Cape Town, Shaw had been selected at the expense of Alun Wyn Jones but I would not drop my former Wales teammate for Saturday's Test in Wellington . (more...)
Tim Tebow back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie Tim Tebow back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie
- June 26, 2017

Lucie. Tebow, 29, hit.222 at Columbia with three home runs in 63 games. The 2007 Heisman Trophy victor signed with the Mets in September. Tebow, a former Heisman Trophy victor and NFL quarterback who retired from football to pursue a baseball career last summer, signed with the Mets in September. (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades New Orleans Pelicans NBA draft picks: 2017 round-by-round results, grades
- June 26, 2017

But Pelicans general manager Dell Demps said he's thought about Jackson for a while, scouting him at high school showcases in 2016 and seeing him in person five times while at Duke. "To walk up on this stage, where ever we are at, is something I've always wanted to do", he said. "It's going to teach me a lot", Jackson said . "He's been tremendous from day one", Jackson said of his former coach. (more...)
Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft
- June 26, 2017

Celtics general manager Danny Ainge and coach Brad Stevens are of like mind in that they put a premium on intense, defensive-minded competitors. "I knew that from the start of his freshman year". 3. "I think it would be pretty special". With the draft ratings added, Smith falls just below Josh Jackson , though the estimated gap with Fultz also grows. (more...)
Us Indians Urge Modi To Raise H-1B Visa Issue With Trump
- June 26, 2017

Modi, who arrived here this morning, will hold summit talks with Trump tomorrow afternoon in the White House and the two leaders would spend several hours together in various settings including one-on-one and delegation-level meetings, a reception and a working dinner. (more...)
Superb behind-the-scenes coverage as new Liverpool signing makes himself at home Superb behind-the-scenes coverage as new Liverpool signing makes himself at home
- June 26, 2017

Liverpool could be brought "back to the table" if the Premier League champions have submitted a bid for van Dijk but only time will tell. "[I am] 100 per cent [a better player]! I am improving and doing better and better every year", Salah said on last season, one he called the best of his career in a statement thanking Roma on Twitter. (more...)
Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices
- June 26, 2017

A second round pick in 2008 with three years left on his contract ($3.86 million United States cap hit), Hamonic is coming off a troublesome, injury-plagued season with the Islanders , one that saw him play only 49 games while ranking last on the team with a woeful 44 per cent puck possession mark. (more...)
Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title
- June 26, 2017

Federer , who is bidding for his 16th grass-court title, hit five aces and converted three of his four break opportunities to win the second-round match in an hour and a half. Zverev won the tournaments in Montpellier and Munich before winning his maiden ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title in Rome. Murray put injury concerns behind him to forge an encouraging run to the semi-finals at the French Open but lost to world No90 Jordan Thompson in the first round of the Aegon Championship at ... (more...)
Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case
- June 25, 2017

The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). Under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below two years. A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. (more...)
Rafael Nadal expresses cautious optimism heading into Wimbledon
- June 25, 2017

So unless I am 100 per cent sure of the knees holding through the tournament, I will not play. "It's true that 10 is a handsome number, but actually my favourite is nine", said Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros who faces 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka in the final. (more...)
Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements
- June 25, 2017

And I think we're going to be a hell of a side. "They're in a new side that's been developing over the last four weeks and I think we're going to be a hell of a side". They were aware of it last night because they spoke about it a lot and they picked it up on a couple of occasions where we ended up with penalties and then a couple of other occasions they spoke about watching certain situations in terms of off the ball stuff. (more...)
NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN
- June 25, 2017

Fultz , who was selected first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers , doesn't have his own brand like fellow draftee Lonzo Ball . In all honesty, the publicity surrounding this whole thing is probably bringing way more attention to Fultz and Tissot than if he did it the right way, so it's all good in the end. (more...)
Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan
- June 25, 2017

The Lakers made a sneaky good trade late in the draft, moving down two spots from the No. 28 and acquiring a second round pick in the process. Lonzo Ball puts on a cap as he approaches the stage after being selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as the No. (more...)