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Sports Crusaders field strong pack against Lions
Author: 0 Crusaders field strong pack against Lions

Tour skipper Sam Warburton misses out with an ankle problem, while Ross Moriarty has a back spasm and Dan Biggar is undergoing return-to-play protocols after a head injury. It was, according to Lions hooker Jamie George, who has the honour of starting this match before starting a test for England, the assertion from assistant coach and former England lock Steve Borthwick that the tourists' pack have to get to world class standard in order to beat the All Blacks.

Author: 0 Real Madrid boss Perez tackles Ronaldo problem

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will testify in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities on July 31, Spanish online newspaper El Confidencial reported on Tuesday. If Ronaldo does leave Real, United will still gain even if he isn't back tearing it up at Old Trafford next season. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has disclosed his biggest ambition yet, stating that he would have loved to bring Lionel Messi to Santiago Bernabeu .

Author: 0 Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials

New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup, and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. Chile's star player Arturo Vidal fiercely argued with referee Damir Skomina when a goal scored in first-half stoppage time by Eduardo Vargas was overruled nearly one minute later.

Sports French Open Day 14: Ostapenko claims first Grand Slam title
Author: 0 French Open Day 14: Ostapenko claims first Grand Slam title

She's the youngest French Open champion since Iva Majoli won at Roland Garros in 1997, literally the day before Ostapenko was born. When the young, powerful, and oh-so-exciting Latvian set out on her journey to the final here, she had played only seven previous Majors and won just four matches-none of them at her solitary French Open appearance.

Sports It's women's semi-final day at Roland Garros
Author: 0 It's women's semi-final day at Roland Garros

The match on Thursday was also a joint birthday celebration for the pair but Ostapenko will have the better memories after holding her nerve on the biggest day of her career. Not only is this just her eighth major tournament, and not only had she never been past so much as the third round at one before this week, and not only did she lose her opening match in Paris a year ago, but she has yet to win a tour-level title of any sort.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster: Kevin Love a Valuable Expendable

With George reportedly telling the Pacers that he would be departing from IN and likely joining his hometown Los Angeles Lakers for the 2018-19 year, the Pacers are essentially dealing a player who has determined where and when he will sign.

Author: 0 Portugal 2 Mexico 2: Moreno´s last-ditch header secures a point

As it stands, Russian Federation sits at the top of the group, followed by Portugal and Mexico while New Zealand, who were thumped by the hosts 2-0 on Saturday, are bottom. With Mexico still scrambling at the back, another delivery from the right was flicked into the bottom-left corner by Nani , but the referee - assisted by the VAR - disallowed the goal for offside.

Sports Real president Perez
Author: 0 Real president Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo departure

Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Spain because he believes he has been targeted by the authorities. "I still haven't spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo ". " Real Madrid is a fantastic club and I don't see him at another club right now", said Ballack who has also plied his trade in the Premier League with Chelsea .

Author: 0 Real President Reveals Two Stars Los Blancos Are Monitoring

Two years ago we had that fax misfortune. Madrid were on the verge of signing the United and Spain 'keeper in 2015 before an infamous paperwork mix-up on deadline day - but Perez insists the club are happy with current No 1 Keylor Navas .

Sports Rahul Dravid Set To Continue As Under 19 & India A Coach
Author: 0 Rahul Dravid Set To Continue As Under 19 & India A Coach

The development came after Dravid sought clarity about the nature of his contract, following former CoA member Ramachandra Guha accusing him of conflict of interest, questioning as to how no person under contract with an India team, or with the NCA, could be allowed to manage an IPL franchise too.

Sports Ronaldo's Real rage genuine or a cunning ploy?
Author: 0 Ronaldo's Real rage genuine or a cunning ploy?

The Portugal global is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup and agreed to speak to Zidane again once the tournament is over. Ronaldo's advisers, though, have been told to find him a new club outside Spain because he is angry after being accused of evading tax of £14.7m between 2011 and 2014.

Sports 2 deputies injured in courthouse shooting; suspect dies
Author: 0 2 deputies injured in courthouse shooting; suspect dies

The prosecutor said Bassett went to a holding cell after Bell appeared in court. The inmate was able to get the deputy's gun and shot the officer one time before running away. "In a very unnecessarily and cowardly way, (Bell) shot (Bowen) on the way out", Northcott said. Deputy Bassett was later transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center from Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.

Sports Warriors one game away from sweeping Cavs after Game 3 win
Author: 0 Warriors one game away from sweeping Cavs after Game 3 win

J.R. Smith played better and hit some threes, as did Kyle Korver . With 2 minutes and 25 seconds left in the game, the Cavaliers were up 113-107. "I'm more of a present guy, so we've just got to figure out how we can be better in Game 3 ". "We just have to take care of the basketball", Lue said Tuesday after the Cavs practiced at Quicken Loans Arena.

Sports LeBron James: 'I want to win just as bad' as Warriors do
Author: 0 LeBron James: 'I want to win just as bad' as Warriors do

The team above them is the Warriors from past year at plus-48, but don't let that gaudy margin distract you from the fact that they blew a 3-1 lead in the end. Golden State's break-neck speed on offense has been a sight to behold. With unmatched firepower, the Warriors are pushing the pace and the Cavaliers to exhaustion.

Sports Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure
Author: 0 Real president Perez 'not contemplating' Ronaldo departure

Mourinho , though, is said not to want to make a move for the Portugal captain because of his rocky relationship with him during his time as manager at Madrid and Ronaldo's supposed declining form. The 32-year-old was named man of the match but did not attend the post-match press conference as required, perhaps wary of the questions that would follow.

Sports Former Georgia standout Harman maintains one-shot lead at US Open
Author: 0 Former Georgia standout Harman maintains one-shot lead at US Open

It infuriated Harman, and he played the rest of the match in a cold rage, making three straight birdies to win 1 up on the 18th hole. But that's not all that makes the possibilities so limitless Saturday. There will be an 18-hole playoff on Monday if the leaders are tied after 72 holes. American Patrick Reed also flirted with the U.S. Open record, signing for a seven-under 65 to headline a pack of five at eight-under.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finalize fight for Aug

So, for 26th of August, remove everything from your schedule, and enjoy the fight . The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. This could be the biggest spectacle in combat sports history, and McGregor's fellow MMA fighters shared their excitement on social media. I want to see this fight .

Sports 79 now presumed to have died in London fire
Author: 0 79 now presumed to have died in London fire

They were ignored. The government promised a review of fire regulations in 2013, but it still has not happened. "Equally, there may be people who thankfully managed to escape the fire and for whatever reason have not let their family and friends know that they are safe".

Sports Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021
Author: 0 Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021

The 32-year-old attacker is reportedly seeking an exit from Santiago Bernabeu after prosecutors filed a complaint in which they accused Ronaldo of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, amounting to a figure of €14.7million (A$21.5 million).

Author: 0 Lackey, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates

He took our catcher out". "It's one of those plays where it's very sensitive", Rizzo said. "I'd much prefer what Riz did tonight". So the question here is whether or not Rizzo went straight toward home plate as well as if Hedges gave him a path to home plate without fully blocking it .

Sports Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark
Author: 0 Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

Wheeler tossed too many pitches in the zone and the Dodgers feasted to grab a 4-0 lead in the first. And yet, he became the first 10-game victor in the National League this season thanks to an offense that has averaged seven runs per game over their past 10 and had a season-high 17 hits Monday (including four from Turner and three from Bellinger).

Sports Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile
Author: 0 Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile

Meanwhile, Arthur paid tribute to Sarfraz's role as both a tactician and a leader following what was by, the coach's own admission, a "shambolic" first-up loss to India . The left-arm speedster had had an ordinary tournament, where he had picked only two wickets until the final. In the semi-final against England , Zaman scored a run a ball 57 and shared a 118 run opening stand with Ali to help Pakistan chase down 212 comfortably.

Sports London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police
Author: 0 London fire: 58 presumed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze, say police

Some Grenfell residents had warned months ago that fire safety issues at the tower left it at risk of a "catastrophic" event. All the rest are homeless. She also says she will receive daily reports from the stricken neighborhood. Nineteen people remained in hospital as of Saturday afternoon, of whom 10 were receiving critical care.

Sports India beat Pakistan 7-1 in Hockey World League semi-final
Author: 0 India beat Pakistan 7-1 in Hockey World League semi-final

They piled up 338 for four, with Fakhar Zaman making a dashing 114 - the left-handed opener's maiden hundred in just his fourth match at this level since a debut in Pakistan's group-stage win over South Africa. "The way he batted today and the way he bowled and the way he fielded, that's exactly why we back him, because he can be the match-winner for us in situations where the team is in trouble", said Kohli .

Author: 0 Ronaldo Hints At Returning To Manchester United

Attempting to make a statement of intent following Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement that summer, Woodward and United pushed hard and believed they had a strong chance of putting Ronaldo back in a red shirt. Yes, but whether it is a deal that they can afford to do is a different question. Cristiano Ronaldo has not spoken to Real Madrid officials about a transfer away from Spain and he is not expected to leave the European champions during the close season, club president Florentino ...

Sports Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out
Author: 0 Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

The ball landed on the front of the green just soft enough that it rolled out 8 feet by the hole. BROOKS KOEPKA , Paul Casey , Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman share the 36-hole lead at the U.S. He missed the cut at last year's PGA and withdrew from this year's Masters after falling down a staircase. He never would have guessed it. However, back-to-back bogeys on the fourth and fifth holes dropped him back to even-par for the day."The course is, I would say, a few shots harder than ...

Sports Perez on Ronaldo's future
Author: 0 Perez on Ronaldo's future

Perez's latest four-year term has started as many of his previous ones have - with frenzied transfer speculation about which big-name players might arrive at the club and, perhaps more crucially in this instance as Ronaldo's future dominates the headlines, who might end up leaving.

Author: 0 Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy

Eoin Morgan insists it was England's "brilliant bowlers" who carried them through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group A table-toppers. New Zealand , which won the tournament in 2000, kept the same team from its opener against Australia , which was abandoned with no result because of rain.

Author: 0 Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson.Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win this year's edition of the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, with a worldwide television audience of millions watching ...

Sports Newly reelected Real Madrid boss will try to tackle Ronaldo problem
Author: 0 Newly reelected Real Madrid boss will try to tackle Ronaldo problem

The club added that the official announcement of Perez as president of Real Madrid will take place in the presidential box at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid . "I haven't spoken with Cristiano, I learnt about it because of what came out in the newspapers". Ronaldo was named man of the match in his country's Confederations Cup game with Mexico but failed to attend the press conference which comes with the award, speaking only about the game in a brief interview with ...

Sports Liverpool fans unsure of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain link
Author: 0 Liverpool fans unsure of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain link

This puts Arsenal in the same position they are in with Alexis Sanchez - convince the player to sign a new deal, sell him now or lose a valuable asset for nothing next summer. "I personally think it's vital that Chamberlain stays at Arsenal ", Wenger said in April. A move to another club where he would get more opportunities to start games could help impress England manager Gareth Southgate to nail down a starting spot.

Author: 0 Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3

The south Asian nation claimed their third ICC tournament, having earlier won the 50-over World Cup in 1992 and the World Twenty20 in 2009. West Indies, who missed out on the Champions Trophy with 77 points are left with a daunting task to make it to the top eight and their recent 1-1 series draw against Afghanistan has not helped their cause either.

Sports North Korea releases imprisoned American student
Author: 0 North Korea releases imprisoned American student

This combination of file photos shows former NBA basketball star Dennis Rodman in Pyongyang, North Korea on December 20, 2013, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017. Tillerson said the Department of State was continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other three American citizens imprisoned there.

Author: 0 Russian Federation beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Have you read Trendiee Today? Hosts Russia got their Confederations Cup campaign off to the ideal start, easing to victory against a toothless New Zealand in St Petersburg . "It's the first time our team has played with this new technology and when we were on the pitch we were very concerned", Vidal said after the match.

Sports Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills
Author: 0 Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills

For some, it's because once a year at the U.S. Open they expect to see carnage and destruction on the golf course. First-time major winners have now won the last seven major tournaments, starting with Australian Jason Day's breakthrough at the PGA Championship, back in August of 2015.

Author: 0 Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev each looks to leave no doubt in rematch

And it's over. Tony Weeks stops the action as Ward is pummeling Kovalev . The fight had been close , with Kovalev (30-2-1) winning the early rounds before Ward (32-0) began making adjustments and Kovalev began tiring. Kovalev nails Ward in the corner but Ward slips out of it and throws a right back at Kovalev . Ward shot back: "Don't you point your finger at me".

Sports 79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire
Author: 0 79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire

Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. At least 30 people have been confirmed dead and about 70 in total are understood to be missing. British health authorities say that 19 patients are still being treated at four London hospitals. A TfL spokesperson said as yet, they don't know how long the services will be suspended for.

Author: 0 All Blacks skipper Read in line to face Lions - Foster

Otherwise, they relied for their win on a penalty try and six penalties from fullback Leigh Halfpenny. There's a correlation of what has to happen when the ball leaves the ground. Munster captain O'Mahony will be favourite to captain the Lions against New Zealand should tour skipper Sam Warburton not start the opening Test.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

Well, the Celtics had real interest in George a year ago, diving into serious trade talks with the Pacers to acquire the swing forward at the trade deadline. "We feel like it's a jump-start for us", Ainge said. However, if either of those 2019 picks result in the first overall selection, Boston will instead receive the other first round pick.

Sports Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Author: 0 Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

The tournament wrapped up Sunday, June 18th, and Brooks Koepka won it. This year on the PGA Tour has been a great one overall for Hadwin. He was only two behind when he made the turn, but bogeys on 12 and 15 - and no birdies until 18 - ended his hopes.

Sports Chelsea to finally confirm first summer signing this week
Author: 0 Chelsea to finally confirm first summer signing this week

Thibaut Courtois will remain Chelsea's first choice and is locked in contract negotiations after rejecting their initial offer , but finding a suitable back up for him may more prove hard than the Blues expected due to Newcastle's late approach for Caballero .

Sports Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
Author: 0 Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport on Sunday threw Bayern Munich into the mix, although the German giants' president Uli Hoeness yesterday dismissed the transfer talk as as the "Hoax of the Day".

Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

If the Celtics were absolutely settled on Jackson, they likely would have just kept their No. 1 pick . "We feel like we have a core of young players in place, that will be significantly stronger once a decision is made on Thursday night and the draft selection is made One thing we're going to continue to address and we did last season, was bring in some veteran presence".

Sports Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'
Author: 0 Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'

Open. He said that his 16 years of experience is what allowed him to keep the wheels from falling off on the par-5 14th hole. Casey finished his wild day with six straight pars for a 1-under 71 to set the target Friday. In the final round at Oakmont previous year, his golf ball moved slightly as he positioned himself for a short putt on the fifth hole. Xander Schauffele had never made a bogey in the U.S.

Author: 0 Rishi Kapoor gets some serious roasting after India's thrashing in CT final

This was Pakistan's third victory in final of an ICC tournament, having won the 1992 World Cup & 2009 World Twenty20. "Ably supported by Azhar Ali, and a telling cameo from Mohammed Hafeez, the final total of 338 was a daunting one". India skipper Virat Kohli continued to top the ODI batsmen's list followed by Australia's David Warner, South Africa's AB de Villiers and England's Joe Root.