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Yet another loss for Sri Lanka; India make it 4-0

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It is a long way to go until the World Cup and we want to take one series at a time. Batting first, India scored 375/5 in their 50 overs, thanks to centuries from Kohli, Rohit and some notable contributions from Manish Pandey and MS Dhoni . Read More »

Mayweather Vs McGregor Within Reach Of Domestic PPV Record

As for his performance against Mayweather , it was solid, yet nothing spectacular. McGregor did state in the weeks just before the megafight that he would end Mayweather in under four rounds. It's safe to say that mixed martial arts (MMA) has grown exponentially in Chennai, over the past two years. 50-0 or to lose to an MMA fighter who never boxed before. Read More »

Kono urges China, Russia to up pressure on N. Korea

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North Korea had earlier threatened to fire a salvo of Hwasong-12s toward Guam, which is home to key USA military bases and strategic long-range bombers the North finds threatening. South Korea's Agency for Defense Development said the launches represented the last flight test for the longer-range missile before it is operationally deployed. Read More »

Sabathia, Yankees top Red Sox, 6-2

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Gary Sanchez drove in the first two runs with a single and his 28th homer for the Yankees (71-62), who are 4½ games behind Boston. On Friday, Sanchez is expected to hear his appeal of a four-game suspension for throwing punches at Miguel Cabrera, already on the ground during the first phase of a fight-filled game that featured eight ejections. Read More »

Report: Arsenal in talks with Paris St-Germain over Julian Draxler transfer

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But Neymar's world-record £198m move to PSG from Barcelona earlier this month to push Draxler further down the pecking order. He's said the following on Thursday morning. "He has achieved so much as has so much quality". "If we'd go after a player like Draxler come hell or high water, we'd face a similar question like with the James [Rodriguez] transfer". Read More »

Federer, Nadal edge through as Dimitrov crashes out

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Federer levelled the contest as he went into back-to-back five-setters in the opening two rounds of a major for the first time in his career. Rublev, just 19 and the world number 53, joins 18-year-old Denis Shapovalov of Canada in the last 32 at a Grand Slam event for the first time. Read More »

Une soirée de rêve pour les Bleus — France-Pays-Bas

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Maintenant, c'est à nous de finir le travail. On suivra donc le duel à distance avec la France , qui reçoit trois fois pour sa part. Maintenant, on ne peut pas être trop positifs, car l'équilibre est fragile. Lemar , très en forme avec l'AS Monaco depuis le début de saison, doublait la mise d'une superbe volée et signait un divin premier but avec l'Equipe de France pour sa 6e sélection (2-0, 73). Read More »

US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match

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While the courts are open to the public, they aren't free. "It was too noisy", even regretted the no. 1 in the world, Rafael Nadal . Jimmy Connors (98) is the only player with more wins. He capitalized early on subpar play from an off-kilter Federer , who said after the match he was struggling with his back, the same injury that kept him off court for the entire second half of the 2016 season. Read More »

Hope springs Windies to famous victory

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We wanted to capitalise on that. "We let them off the hook with balls on the hip and easy fours". His words bordered on boast, which global teams need not indulge in. It didn't and the West Indies batted absolutely superbly. Wisden Cricket Monthly magazine quite aptly headlined it, "Greenidge's Sunday League Romp". Read More »

Today Marks 20 Years Since Princess Diana's Death

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Dodi Fayed, son of Harrods owner Mohamed Al-Fayed, and driver Henri Paul also lost their lives in the crash. Two decades on, Britain has still not forgotten. Speaking to one group, Harry said his mother's death had affected everyone. "We've been doing this for 20 years", 41-year-old Nicky Surridge told Reuters. Read More »

Cleveland Browns Release CB Joe Haden

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Fourthly, there is a narrative that Haden is in decline and it is true the past two seasons he didn't play up to the standards of his earlier seasons. Haden is eligible to become a free agent at 4 p.m., after the Browns released him following efforts to trade him on Tuesday . Haden then joined the pre-practice huddle and barked with his teammates before lining up at cornerback the way he always does. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain Agree R2.1bn Deal For French Wonderkid

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Following the world record signing of Neymar for €222m, PSG are unable to balance the books and bring in Mbappe. The French International has missed most of Monaco's games this season, (even though not many), due to a knee injury, and Monaco hasn't lost any. Read More »

O'Keefe to replace injured Hazlewood in Test squad

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On the road to recovery: Steve Smith congratulates David Warner on reaching 50 runs. The visitors advanced to 199 for 7 at lunch on the fourth day, still needing another 66 to win the Test. Confidence was the buzz word in the lead-up to the first Test against Australia , and because of the way the first two days panned out the Bangladesh players came to the post-day press conference with smiles on their faces and confidence in their words. Read More »

Nadal practices early as US Open braces for Sharapova vs Halep

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But with Serena out on maternity leave for this year's event, the field is now as wide open as the Northern border on Game of Thrones after the destruction of The Wall. 1-seeded Nadal and No. 3 Federer were placed in the same side of the men's field by the draw. It was a compelling match of contrasting styles - Sharapova going for winners on nearly every shot - especially her forehands - and Halep playing impressive defense to stay in it. Read More »

Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open

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In their only previous meeting, Nadal eased past Lajovic in straight-sets to ease into the Round of 16 of the 2014 French Open . Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza, who is one of the favourites and fresh from her triumph at the Cincinnati Open, could face former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in the quarters. Read More »

US Open Preview: Dreaming of Federer-Nadal, Again

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Federer, who won the Australian and Wimbledon titles and is 35-3 this year, says his back is feeling good after the rest and getting in some practice sets the past few days. With Serena Williams, who is expecting her first child, absent, Pliskova - who reached this year's Australian Open quarter-finals and French Open semi-finals, looks a decent bet to go one further than she managed a year ago to secure her first grand slam. Read More »

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And now with each drawn in the same half of the draw, speculation is that there might be a possible semi-final clash, becoming the first time ever that the Federer and Nadal would battle each other out at the Flushing Meadows . For Sharapova, the Broadway stage shines a spotlight on her comeback and controversy. Federer won this tournament five years in a row from 2004 to 2008, but hasn't won since. Read More »

Detroit Lions sign Matthew Stafford to 5-year contract extension

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Matthew Stafford's deal expected to top it. Although resigning Stafford in 2022 seems inevitable, most of it will depend on how he can do in the next 5 years. When you have a franchise quarterback in the National Football League, you have to do everything you can to try and keep them. Quinn has done what looks like solid work to protect Stafford , rebuilding 80 percent of his front wall in just two offseasons. Read More »

Liverpool Bid R1.12bn For An Arsenal Target

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However, Arsenal's third and supposedly final offer for Lemar was worth £50m but Liverpool are hoping to kick the door back open with a bid that exceeds Arsenal's valuation by nearly £25m. Lemar , targeted by Arsenal all summer, would fortify an already explosive offensive roster for Liverpool . While Liverpool have dealt with their own transfer saga over Philippe Coutinho this summer, Monaco have as well with Lemar . Read More »

What about Irma? Potential tropical storm could pass off NJ coast

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Sustained winds of 39-73 miles per hour could occur within the next two days for a portion of the coast for the Carolinas. Rain is forecast to be on average from 3 to 4 inches along the coast. The normal high this time of year is 87 with a normal low of 67. A tropical low is bringing more wet weather to Central Florida. Forecasters say the last week of August will bring cool and mostly cloudy conditions for the Rock Hill area. Read More »

We were punished, says Wenger after Liverpool humiliation

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I am an Irish Gooner & will support the Gunners throughout any season - but enough is enough of the mediocrity from top to bottom. You don't go onto the field not wanting to win. According to Sky Sports Pundit Stelling (via Daily Star ), Sanchez could be available for half the price of Coutinho. "You're told that at the age of five". Read More »

Liverpool Announce Club-Record Naby Keita Deal — OFFICIAL

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It's been quite a day for the Liverpool fans as regards to transfers. RB Leipzig's Naby Keita has been one of Liverpool's main targets all summer long . 6, a playmaker or a No. 8, will be Liverpool's record signing, eclipsing the initial £36.9m spend on Mohamed Salah. "[There are cars coming and going] but you just play between them". Read More »

Ozil and Ramsey apologies mean ZERO to Arsenal fans

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We're three games in and we're literally at crisis point. After the game, he took to Instagram to post a caption-free picture of himself sitting on his haunches on the Anfield pitch and dejectedly gazing at the ground. Arsenal: Petr Cech 7, Nacho Monreal 4, Laurent Koscielny 4 , Rob Holding 4, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 4, Granit Xhaka 4, Aaron Ramsey 4, Hector Bellerin 4, Mesut Ozil 4, Danny Welbeck 5 , Alexis Sanchez 5. Read More »

Mourinho reveal s how Manchester United will keep winning run going

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Schmeichel, son of United goalkeeping great Peter, pushed aside Lukaku's 53rd-minute penalty after Danny Simpson had been penalised for handball. His hold-up play improved significantly as he tussled with Wes Morgan and Harry Maguire , and his ability to link up with the forwards around him made his presence vital for United. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel signs three-year extension with Ferrari

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With Red Bull's drivers running different levels of rear wing, Max Verstappen's RB13 proved the quicker of the two and he was fourth behind Valtteri Bottas , who struggled to match Mercedes team-mate Hamilton throughout Friday. The Quebec Lance Stroll has finished 11th at the wheel of his Williams. "We know we need to improve in qualifying". I was a bit so-so. Having already come into contact on the first lap, the two later had a more violent impact that brought out the safety auto ... Read More »

Mourinho lauds Man United as confidence grows at Old Trafford

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But Rashford, who had been replaced in the starting XI by Anthony Martial , came on for Juan Mata in the 67th minute and scored three minutes later. Was he risky today? "I think they are the same team as they were two seasons ago", Mourinho told a media conference on Friday. Mahrez, repeatedly linked with a move away from Leicester , began to carry more of a threat, scuffing one shot wide and then breaking onto a pass by substitute Demarai Gray to deliver a risky cross. Read More »

Shakespeare: Leicester City Didn't Defend Well Vs Man United

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Jose Mourinho's side had applied incessant pressure on the Foxes from kick-off, and Romelu Lukaku missed a second-half penalty prior to the goals, as they found it hard to break the steadfast backline. Were they risky against us? No. Why? "It's a very good start, but we still have to play 36 games", he said. "We missed a penalty but after that I saw the team playing with confidence". Read More »

Tom Brady disputes notion he is close friends with Floyd Mayweather

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McGregor earned Mayweather's respect during those early rounds when he landed far more punches than the former multi-division champion, but admittedly the exertion of energy came back to bite him. McGregor attempts to go the distance against Mayweather . But if the demand for Mayweather-McGregor was any indication, last Saturday's slug-fest will top that total and Mayweather will have plenty of checks to show the world soon. Read More »

Jay Cutler Discusses Time With Bears in New Interview

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Expectations shouldn't be high for Cutler, but he's showing enough progress that it's reasonable to think the Dolphins will be competitive despite the loss of Ryan Tannehill so close to the season. Pouncey has been out of action due to a hip injury, but is expected to start in Miami's season opener. "We have to improve", Johnson said. "Some of the things that have happened are on me". Read More »