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TWEETS: The reaction to a disappointing Lions loss

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The Crusaders - who are unbeaten this season, having won all 14 games in Super Rugby - have eight All Blacks in their starting XV including captain Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg. "Probably the tighter the game went, and the more pressure that was put on, you could see what they go to - their set piece and their physicality", Robertson said. Read More »

Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

The Krasnodar striker said: "It's very hard to build a team when you have such an individual among you as everything revolves around him". "We need to be positive, we need to be fearless". "They are a top quality side and we were under pressure from the start". I said we were not the favourites, but that we were candidates to win it. Mexico plays New Zealand in its second Confederations Cup game on Wednesday. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Russian Federation now sit top of Group A after beating New Zealand 2-0 in St. Petersburg on Saturday in the tournament's opening game, with Smolov scoring the second goal of the match. The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan. Russia's fast start contrasted with New Zealand seeming unsettled early in a game that began after an unusual pre-match ceremony. Read More »

Kudos to Pakistani cricket team

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The Delhi police busted a betting racket and arrested three bookies during the final match of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament between India and Pakistan, the police said on Monday. In reply India was skittled with almost 20 overs to spare. "The teams that might have taken Pakistan lightly in this event will never dare to repeat such a mistake again and whatever the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup may be like; Pakistan will be a serious contender for the trophy". Read More »

Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

In fact, Pakistan has never defeated India in a Cricket World Cup or T20 World Cup match - but the Men in Green have had better success in the Champions Trophy against their arch-rivals, splitting four meetings before Pakistan took the upper hand by winning on Sunday. Read More »

Mexico snatches draw in injury time

Still, fans, players, coaches and media were left confused in Sunday's two games by decisions - reached more slowly than expected - by referees taking advice from assistants watching multiple replays. Host Russia will face a stern test of their credentials when they play European champions Portugal in a high-stakes Group A clash of the 2017 Confederations Cup on Otkrytiye Arena on Thursday. Read More »

Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia

It began with the swap of first-round picks by the Celtics and Sixers - the Celtics moving down from No. 1 overall to No. 3 and picking up yet another asset, a first-round pick either next year or in 2019. It could be used to move Gordon Hayward to the East from Utah after he signs a max deal with the Jazz. The Celtics only gave up the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . Read More »

Hope teams will now come and play in Pakistan: Sarfraz

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India could emulate England which has played its two wicket-keeper batsmen Buttler and Bairstowe not just in the same Tests but in the ICC Champions Trophy . They said the extra ordinary performance of Pak team in the final has showed that Pakistan is rich in cricket talent and new players have the potential to fill the void. Read More »

FIFA president, Infantino insists VAR will not be scrapped

Marinovic kept New Zealand in the game with a few saves but it was pretty evident that the Oceania champions were so rocked by Russia's furious opening that the goalkeeper and their defence only tried to find their towering talisman Wood via long balls. Read More »

Canadian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

Vettel , who leads the championship by 25 points over Hamilton, has won three races and finished second at the other three this season. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel (5), of Germany, competes during race action at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal . Read More »

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

However, residents and visitors of Williams and the rest of Coconino County are advised to be prepared for possible record heat this week. Death Valley, California , reached 125 and Palm Springs hit 121, still a degree lower than the same day a year ago. Read More »

India lose to Netherlands 1-3

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In the dying seconds of the first quarter, Chikte pulled off a stunning save off Bakker, and India survived successive penalty corner attempts from Mink van der Weerden to keep the score at 2-0. Despite defeat, it was a special day for Canada's Gabriel Ho-Garcia, who played his 100th senior global match . It took a brilliant field strike from Akashdeep to bring India back into the match as Roelant Oltmans' men went into the breather trailing 1-3. Read More »

India Vs South Africa Live Streaming, Scores & Telecast Online

India will now face Bangladesh in the second semi-final on June 15 while Group A topper England will face the victor of the final Group B fixture between Sri Lanka and Pakistan to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Monday. Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today applauded the Indian bowlers' performance in the do-or- die clash against South Africa , saying it was a ideal example of how not to give away cheap runs. Read More »

Lonzo Ball is well known for his talents, father

The Los Angeles Lakers were taking offers for the No. 2 pick a few weeks ago, but now, they have taken it off the market, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne . "He's super explosive. He's super talented". I guess [Fox] really didn't outplay him. The 19-year-old averaged 23.2 points per game for the Huskies, which marks the highest scoring average in the Pac-12 in over 20 years. Read More »

US Open 2017: 5 things we learned

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The tracker in the game had the same ball speed and ball distance tracker. ERIN, Wisconsin Former European Tour executive director Ken Schofield said short of seeing a player from Europe win, the continent's golf fans will be "delighted" with American Brooks Koepka's triumph in the U.S. Read More »

Koepka enjoys 'amazing' US Open win

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Back in June of 2011, six whole years before he would win the U.S. Open , a 21-year-old golfer by the name of Brooks Koepka fired off some hot takes about LeBron James that proved to be really, really wrong. "We started out this year and I thought I needed to win multiple times and a major", Koepka said. " Just keep doing what you're doing, you're going to win the thing, and just don't get ahead of yourself". Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during his time at Madrid

Speaking in an interview to mark his re-election as Real president, the 70-year old backed Ronaldo to clear his name and insisted he remains a Madrid player. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourinho or Ronaldo's hearing. Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is even money with bookmakers Ladbrokes to reunite with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United this summer. Read More »

US Open : No regrets as magic Matsuyama falls short

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The tournament will be played 15 June thorough 18 June. The wind kicked up, but it didn't faze Koepka . NOTES: Scottie Scheffler, who plays collegiately for the University of Texas, was the top amateur finisher at 287 for the tournament with a Sunday round of 73. Read More »

Ward vs. Kovalev II: Prediction, Betting Odds, Preview For Championship Boxing Event

On Saturday night he was on one knee as referee Tony Weeks waved his hands in adjournment, and Ward kept the three light-heavyweight championships he took from Kovalev last November. "He was reacting to my body shots, and I knew I had him and I knew he was hurt", Ward said. "I knew I had him hurt". Ward right to the body. Kovalev fought well enough to make it close. Read More »

Gatland praises defence as Lions down Crusaders

There has been a lot of criticism: people had written the tour off after two matches. "And that's been challenging". That has been challenging for us all. "We're still ramping it up intensity-wise in training because we've got to get up to breakneck speed for the First Test". Things are looking up for the Lions , and who'd have thought that after the loss to the Blues? "I suppose with the work you do behind the scenes in reviews and meetings, we'll get better from there". Read More »

Lions strangled us and will test the All Blacks, says Chiefs coach

Rennie, who will shortly be relocating to the United Kingdom to become Glasgow's coach, was impressed by the midweek Lions and thinks New Zealand will have their work cut out. "For us, we just love playing there". The New Zealand Herald gave Marler the worst score of their player ratings - 3/10 - and had some scathing comments for him. Read More »

Pacers, Lakers have talked George trade

According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin , the Pacers and Cavs have already discussed possible trade scenarios. But the Lakers don't want to wait another year to land Paul George and bring him home. Instead, George has aspirations to join the Lakers, which also features some of Mintz's other clients, including guard D'Angelo Russell and forward Julius Randle . Read More »

Lions selection: 'We've got a real challenge'

We are pretty happy with where we are at the moment. But is this not what we wanted? "He spoke exceptionally well to the group last night before we left the hotel, spoke with real passion". And that's what they got, with Jack Nowell impressing . "We came here tonight to mix it up". "I still do the same work off the ball , still looking for it always, and sometimes, like in the last two games, it just doesn't go your way. Read More »

Ronaldo Focused On Russia Clash, Says Portugal's Coach

Portugal , led by Cristiano Ronaldo , opened the tournament with a 2-2 draw to Mexico . "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russian Federation". Ronaldo set up Ricardo Quaresma for the opener and was awarded man-of-the-match and as a result is required by Federation Internationale de Football Association to attend but failed to do so with officials confirming he was instead "undergoing treatment". Read More »

Pacers And Lakers Engage In Paul George Trade Talks

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There are plenty of teams that can offer the Pacers the kind of young talent and pick combination that they are looking for, without having to wait past the draft. Will the Lakers be a new home for Paul George? The Celtics made a decision to trade their first-round No. 1 pick this year in exchange for Philadelphia's No. Read More »

Real Madrid president Perez wins reelection, avoids Ronaldo transfer talk

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Jose Mourinho became the latest to be accused of defrauding tax authorities by Spanish prosecutors for a sum of £2.9million during his time at Real Madrid . "That's what I want to know as well ". "I believe everyone must comply with their tax obligations and I know that Cristiano always does things the right way". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton eases to win at chaotic Canadian GP

Hamilton dominated from start to finish at Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to lead home Valtteri Bottas in a Mercedes one-two - the team's first of the season - and slash Sebastian Vettel's 25-point deficit to just 12. That promoted Valtteri Bottas into second and Mercedes had their desired 1-2. "Nevertheless I feel the vehicle is very good, I was really happy this morning, I was happy this afternoon and it should be very good in the race so I'm looking forward to tomorrow". Read More »

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

It was alleged, according to the Guardian , that Mourinho committed two acts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012 - while as Real Madrid manager - totalling a defrauding of £2.9 million. The foreigners who signed up for this program also could avoid paying taxes on income earned from outside of Spain (like, say, worldwide image rights) under certain conditions. Read More »

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

A judge will decide whether there are grounds to take the matter to court. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo clenches his fist after scoring during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid , Spain, Tuesday April 18, 2017. Read More »

Golden Knights Balancing Expansion Draft Prep With Plans For Entry Draft

George McPhee is spending a fleeting moment as The Godfather of the National Hockey League during the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion window. The Vegas Golden Knights will put together their team on Wednesday in the NHL's Expansion Draft, and they're asking for help from fans as they assemble their roster. Read More »

Manchester boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

He denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain . Florentino Perez released an interview with Onda Cero talking about several issues regarding the future of Real Madrid . Speaking about Ronaldo's reported desire to leave the club, Perez added: "Not I, nor anyone at Madrid , is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club". Read More »