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Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Marquez, the former Barcelona defender, admitted New Zealand fought well in the Group A encounter. Portugal were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexico in their opening Group A game at the Confederations Cup , with Hector Moreno grabbing a late equaliser after Cedric Soares and Ricardo Quaresma had scored for Fernando Santos' side. [Full Article...]

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals He radioed to the race committee that he was withdrawing. The Brits tried to get back to the dock to replace the wing. "I was very thankful when I was sitting up top to be able to look out back and see all their heads above water", Burling said. [Full Article...]

Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one

Pak attackers cross LoC, kill 2 Indian soldiers, lose one The official said that the soldiers who were manning the fence came under heavy attack by the armed intruders resulted into an encounter. The infiltration bid was supported by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT). "Pakistan's BAT team was 600 metres within the Indian side of the LoC and 200 metres from Indian posts", the officer said. "Indian troops are strongly and effectively retaliating". [Full Article...]

Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup

Oracle skipper Spithill tough on, off water in America's Cup Spithill is no stranger to adversity as he and his team made one of the biggest-ever comebacks in sporting history when they rallied from 8-1 down against New Zealand to win the "Auld Mug" in San Francisco in 2013 when the victor was the first to nine. [Full Article...]

Brazil international Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl

Brazil international Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl Oscar will not return to CSL action until late August. Oscar has scored once in 13 Chinese Super League matches since making the big-money move away from Stamford Bridge, but he's chipped in with nine assists. SIPG manager Andre Villas-Boas also backed up his player, saying Oscar had acted in the interests of the team. "I am a very dedicated player and respect sportsmanship", Sina Sports ... [Full Article...]

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

But Anderson has already shown he can be productive at the NHL level (17 goals in 78 games last season, his first full season in the league), albeit four years after he was drafted. The most obvious choice is Marc Methot , who was arguably the best player the team picked in the expansion draft. "What surprised me was the quality of some of our forwards that we were able to get out of this s... [Full Article...]

India favourites against Windies despite Kohli-Kumble rift

India favourites against Windies despite Kohli-Kumble rift ANIL KUMBLE'S resignation as India coach has dominated the headlines leading up to the Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup 2017 but according to India skipper Virat Kohli and Windies captain Jason Holder , the off-the-field saga will not affect the intensity that both teams are looking to bring to the ODI series, which bowls off at 9 a.m. [Full Article...]

Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea, Nemanja Matic to Man United

Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea, Nemanja Matic to Man United According to Sami Mokbel of the Daily Mail , Chelsea are on the verge of completing the 35 million signing of AS Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko , as manager Antonio Conte has identified the French worldwide the ideal man to partner compatriot N'Golo Kante in midfield. [Full Article...]

Sedition charges dropped against 15 Muslims held cheering for Pak

Sedition charges dropped against 15 Muslims held cheering for Pak Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited the members of the victorious Pakistan cricket team to meet him on July 5. A majority of those arrested by the Madhya Pradesh police on the sedition charge are daily wagers, while some own one or two acres of land. [Full Article...]

F1 confirm 2018 calendar with first triple-header

F1 confirm 2018 calendar with first triple-header The returning French Grand Prix , pencilled in for June 24, will kick off a streak of three consecutive races, with the Austrian Grand Prix to follow a week later, and the British Grand Prix to be staged at Silverstone on July 8. The calendar was approved by the FIA following a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Geneva on Monday. With back-to-back races at Hockenheim in Germany, ab... [Full Article...]

Alexis Sanchez becomes Chile´s all-time top goalscorer with Germany strike

When the Confederations Cup schedule came out, Thursday's match between Chile and Germany was instantly circled as must-watch material. Arsenal appear to have calmed speculation over the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil by including the pair in the club's new kit launch. [Full Article...]

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft The record run on freshmen being selected has ended at seven. In the National Basketball Association draft's first unscripted moment, the Boston Celtics took Jayson Tatum of Duke with the third pick. Washington's Markelle Fultz poses for photos on the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Trade rumors regarding the pick surfaced, ranging... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland The Tartan Army booed God Save The Queen and England fans chanted against home manager Gordon Strachan but were silenced by Leigh Griffiths' double, although Harry Kane's late leveller had the smiles back. Christian Eriksen scored from the penalty spot soon after the break, and though Islambek Kuat gave the hosts hope with a quarter-hour remaining, Kasper Dolberg restored Denmark's two-g... [Full Article...]

Chauncey Billups might be running the Cavs; can he keep LeBron happy?

Chauncey Billups might be running the Cavs; can he keep LeBron happy? George would be an upgrade for the defensive side of the ball by providing length and toughness, and would give the Cavaliers another elite scoring option on offense to compliment LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . Griffin also swung deals that brought Timofey Mozgov, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith to Cleveland , and 2015 started a stretch that saw the Cavs reach the Finals for three straight ... [Full Article...]

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

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup Mexico had problems at times with Portugal in the opener, but were always able to muster a response . Wednesday's games put Mexico and Portugal in the driver's seat in the Group A battle to reach the semifinals. We showed that in the second half. New Zealand striker Chris Wood reflected with disappointment on a mixed evening in front of goal as Mexico secured a 2-1 comeback win... [Full Article...]

Mexico urges fans to unite amid Federation Internationale de Football Association threat over chants

Mexico urges fans to unite amid Federation Internationale de Football Association threat over chants But the national team of New Zealand , as I said, at this tournament is considered an absolute outsider, while the team is not even considered potentially to leave the group. "We can't just attack and not think about the defence though". It was a miserable start for the Russian skipper, who was making his 100th worldwide appearance. [Full Article...]

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

The fight will be a boxing match, which means Mayweather's undefeated 49-0 record is at stake if McGregor can cause a huge upset. McGregor has a 24-3 mixed martial arts record and is the reigning lightweight champion in UFC. The fight, which will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena, will be available via pay-per-view and broadcast on Showtime. I'm not saying Floyd Mayweather's going to win. [Full Article...]

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game Russian Federation was almost able to capitalize on a stoppage-time mishap from Rui Patricio, after the Portugal goalkeeper needlessly batted a wayward cross out for a corner. Mexico's Oribe Peralta celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi , Russia, Wednesday, June 21, ... [Full Article...]

Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

The win became his trainer's third victor of the race after Rags To Riches (2007) and Palace Malice (2012). He started on the road to the Triple Crown with a 3 3/4-length victory in the Lambholm South Holy Bull Stakes (G2), ran seventh by 21 3/4 lengths in the Xpressbet Fountain of Youth (G2), won the Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets (G2) by 3 1/2 lengths, and came in 10th in the Kentuc... [Full Article...]

Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard Neither could recover to make the cut Friday, as McIlroy shot 71 to finish at 5-over and Day shot 75 and finished 10-over. With a host of high-profile stars, including the top three in the world rankings, having missed the cut, the top 18 at the end of round two was made up entirely of players still seeking their first major. [Full Article...]


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