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Sport England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

For every team, whenever a player puts on his country's shirt, he aims to give his best. Though, England have many winning memories than Bangladesh including the series which happened a year ago. It's a 10:30 start, if there's anything in the wicket, it will be useful to bowl then. England captain Eoin Morgan told reporters on Wednesday that Stokes had bowled a little in the nets on but said he was unsure of how many overs the 25-year-old would be able to get through against The ...

Sport French Open 5 matches to watch on Day 3
Author: 0 French Open 5 matches to watch on Day 3

Nadal moves through to a third-round meeting with Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili , who defeated Viktor Troicki 7-6 (7/3) 7-6 (7/2) 7-6 (8/6). Their match was suspended because of darkness on Tuesday with the 12th-seeded Frenchman trailing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4.

Author: 0 Wenger has two-year deal in place

Wenger's contract was set to finish at the end of the current campaign. Wenger, 67, had come in for criticism after a run of seven defeats in 12 games saw the Gunners drop out of the Premier League title race and suffer humiliation in the Champions League as they were thrashed 10-2 on aggregate by Bayern Munich .

Author: 0 Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

Valverde and Juan Carlos Unzué emerged as the only two serious candidates for the post vacated by Luis Enrique, who announced in March that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season. Barcelona have just appointed their new head coach for the 2017/18 season . Meanwhile, Barca fans watched on in astonishment as Zinedine Zidane freely rotated players to the point that Real Madrid could field two entirely different starting XIs and still deliver the goods, all while signing only ...

Author: 0 Kompany looking towards next season after Watford win

A failure to learn English also counted against a manager that has overseen a run of five straight Premier League defeats. However, Guardiola is the latest manager to speak out against the new rule and posed the question about referee reviews.

Sport LSU wins SEC Tournament with 4-2 win over Arkansas
Author: 0 LSU wins SEC Tournament with 4-2 win over Arkansas

FSU shut down the tournament's highest-scoring team to win a seventh ACC championship, no easy feat considering the Tar Heels had won 18 of 21 coming in and scored 34 runs in the tournament alone - including consecutive 12-4 wins over North Carolina State and Miami to reach the final.

Sport Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field
Author: 0 Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field

Sato was mobbed by his euphoric Andretti Autosport crew and team mates as he pulled into Victory Lane, kissed by the Indy 500 Queen and then chugged from the traditional bottle of milk before dumping it over his head. "I think I had a little bit in the pocket before the engine blew up". Castroneves , the three-time Indy 500 victor, praised Jones for the job the newcomer did.

Sport French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins
Author: 0 French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

The two-time Wimbledon champion downed outclassed Julia Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2, falling to her knees in celebration before weeping at the net. Dimitrov lost his opening match on his Paris debut back in 2011 and was also beaten in the first round over the past three years. Still ranked No16, Kvitova was only just recovering from a stress fracture in her foot when she was attacked in her home and stabbed in her playing hand in December.

Author: 0 NBA Finals: Buckle up for Cavs-Warriors 3.0

The 33-point rout was the worst loss when facing elimination in Celtics history. After both teams dominated their respective competition so far in the playoffs, Las Vegas believes the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will be competitive.

Sport Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester
Author: 0 Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

A Juve win against Real Madrid in Cardiff on June 3 would see the Italian giants face United in the UEFA Super Cup and Pogba welcomed that potential clash. "I want to dedicate the trophy to the victims", the Spanish midfielder told a press conference. Mourinho has received criticism over the quality of United's football and sixth-place finish in the Premier League, but he finishes his maiden season with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League.

Author: 0 Celtic sink courageous Aberdeen in Scottish Cup final

I absolutely feel we can come back here next year and it make it go our way that time. "But we came here to win so obviously there is real disappointment". "I know I can rely on them all and whoever we put into the team, I'm sure will do a fantastic job". However, Gordon, who has won three league titles and two Betfred Cups since joining Celtic , is wary of the favourites' tag, even against a side they have beaten five times this season.

Sport Two giants to bid adieu to the game
Author: 0 Two giants to bid adieu to the game

They had the best attack and the best defense in the league and throughout the whole competition displayed the fantastic games. The bitterest of summers in 2012 was followed 12 months later by treble glory as Bayern swept all before them, winning the Bundesliga , the German Cup and the Champions League in Jupp Heynckes' final season.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

How did James do it? James read the situation, too. So, what changes in Game 4 that could turn this back in Cleveland's favor? The chatter about an NBA Finals' matchup of two teams with unblemished playoff records is gone, but the challenge from the Celtics has sharpened the focus of the defending champs.

Author: 0 Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

The Boston Celtics can benefit in a big way from trading two former champions, while the Los Angeles Lakers hope a failed trade for one point guard won't cost them a shot at another. Over the next several weeks the Lakers will be working tirelessly to presumably pick a top choice and a second choice on their draft board in case Boston selects their primary choice.

Sport Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's courageous effort came up short. Perhaps foreshadowing what's to come from him in Game 4, James is averaging 24.8 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 6.4 assists in the nine playoff games following such a loss (the 10th game will be Tuesday).

Sport Conor McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada
Author: 0 Conor McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada

But his plan now is to try to lure Mayweather out retirement for a superfight with McGregor. "It's an honor to sign this record-breaking deal", McGregor said in a statement on his website . "We have to give the people what they want to see". "The McGregor side is done", the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president said. He added to the speculation with comments over the weekend while in London for a boxing match involving his protege Gervonta Davis.

Sport Mauricio Pochettino challenges Spurs striker Harry Kane to break 30-goal barrier
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino challenges Spurs striker Harry Kane to break 30-goal barrier

Sam Clucas replied for Hull. Spurs brought on Moussa Sissoko and Mousa Dembele for Dele Alli and Eric Dier , and eventually Vincent Janssen came on for Kane , denying him the chance for a fourth goal. "It is impossible for me to talk about the other clubs first because Hull City deserve all my respect and after we have one more game to play and this club, Watford in this case, have one more game to play as well and until now nothing has happened".

Sport Lewis Hamilton:
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: "This is why I race"

The four-time world champion was closing in fast on Bottas down the front straight at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Lap 25, but even with DRS open, Vettel didn't have an easy time passing him. " I could sense he was angry and he said he was angry ", said Hamilton. The answer was yes as he crossed the line to claim his second victory of the season, 3.4 seconds clear of Vettel.

Sport Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record — Madrid Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record — Madrid Open

His resurgence in 2017, though, was one of the stories of the season so far: Finals at the Australian Open, Miami and Acapulco, plus his 10th title in Monte-Carlo and 10th in Barcelona. I saved a few set points playing some good shots with my forehand. Both players were producing some brilliant winners but Nadal eventually took the breaker 10-8 when Thiem's usually trusty forehand flew just long to end a set which had lasted nearly an hour and a half.

Sport Lakers rumors: Lakers 'confident' they'll get Paul George in 2018
Author: 0 Lakers rumors: Lakers 'confident' they'll get Paul George in 2018

IN was seemingly dealt a major blow Thursday in terms of its chances of signing George to a long-term deal. The Indiana Pacers' All-Star forward didn't make the cut for any of the three All-NBA teams, which were released today , and thus failed to qualify for a Pacers' five-year contract extension worth roughly $210 million, which would have been the richest in league history.

Sport WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports
Author: 0 WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

The director general of the agency would be appointed by the board of directors and funding would be provided by the IOC. Russia's Sputnik News reports that the new chair will have to be independent from Russia's sporting authorities. They also agreed to put the new rules in place as quickly as possible instead of waiting until the next WADA code revisions in 2021. Russia was declared non-compliant by WADA ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee ruled that ...

Author: 0 Players Championship: Ian Poulter seizes second chance as Kim joins exclusive club

Kim's second PGA Tour victory earned him US$1.89 million (US$1=W1,123). After winning The Players, Kim left Florida with a cool check for $1,890,000. Instead, he tapped in for bogey. Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain was never going to win, but it will be hard to forget how he finished. 84 Score of third-round co-leader J.B.

Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Leicester v Tottenham

Tottenham face the Foxes in their penultimate Premier League fixture this season, as they play for pride after confirming their second-placed finish with victory over Man United on Sunday. "Then try to add more quality, maybe, if we are capable of finding this type of player that can help us for the next season to play better, to be better and try to compete better in different periods of the season".

Sport Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Without Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker , the Spurs just don't have enough to compete with the 67-win Warriors. That hasn't translated to big-time statistical production, but he did his part during the regular season with averages of 6.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

Author: 0 Fit-again Rohit, Shami in Champions Trophy squad

The 27-year-old has performed exceptionally in the ongoing IPL season which as a result helped him get a call for the ICC Champions Trophy. A fully fit Rohit Sharma and Shami has booked their spots in Indian side, Mumbai Indian skipper has not played ODI cricket since October previous year while Shami is back in squad since WC 2015.

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