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Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont

Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont Romans was seventh in the 2012 Belmont with Dullahan, who inherited the favorite's role when Kentucky Derby and Preakness victor I'll Have Another was scratched on the eve of the race with a career-ending injury. "Winners fly Wheels Up and we wish Justify all the best". Bravazo also has a favourable draw at No. 3 and will be hopeful of posing a challenge on the top spot. [Full Article...]

Muguruza thrashes Sharapova in French Open

Halep, the runner-up in 2014 and 2017, will face Spanish third seed Garbine Muguruza for a place in Saturday's final. The top seed roared back in the second set, breaking serve in the opening game and going on to take it 6-3. Muguruza essentially got that round off, too: Her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko , retired with an injury after only two games. Muguruza will face Simona Halep or Angelique K... [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal trails Diego Schwartzman before rain ends play at French Open

Rafael Nadal trails Diego Schwartzman before rain ends play at French Open Nadal raised minor concerns when he had both wrists wrapped between sets, although Alex Corretja, once Andy Murray's coach, reckoned they were to soak up sweat rather than wrap an injury. Schwartzman's supporters will be hoping he won't be too exhausted from his heroic five-set win over the giant South African Kevin Anderson on Monday and has the self-belief to overcome a 0-5 head-to-head record... [Full Article...]

NBA Finals 2018: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 3 Updates

NBA Finals 2018: Warriors vs. Cavs Game 3 Updates The way we handled things past year, we would stay consistent with that. Some Warriors said they would not attend a White House ceremony previous year, shortly after Golden State won the NBA Finals . "So I think that's definitely helped us out a lot throughout this post-season thus far". "As a fan of the National Basketball Association, you could go down the list of the teams that won multi... [Full Article...]

Neymar and co. congratulate Fred on Manchester United transfer

Neymar and co. congratulate Fred on Manchester United transfer United will doubtless be delighted to have confirmed the signing of Fred before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup , as the deal could have been complicated had he impressed in Russian Federation. Jose Mourinho insisted in February that he had no intention of making any major signings at Manchester United this summer. Mourinho loves a midfield terrier and Fred is about to be a red... [Full Article...]

Not a single woman included in world's top 100 highest paid sportspeople

Lionel Messi clocked in at $111 million while Ronaldo followed at $108 million. Three footballers feature, along with one boxer, two basketball stars, two American Football players, a tennis icon and one UFC megastar. Mayweather would win that fight via 10th round TKO and his $285 million earned is more than both the No. 2 and No. 3 athletes on the list, combined. Apart from the aforementioned ... [Full Article...]

LeBron James says new huddle video shows angst over timeout

LeBron James says new huddle video shows angst over timeout Long donated his entire 2017 salary, worth $1 million, to first fund a scholarship program at his former high school in Charlottesville, Virginia, and then to further educational initiatives in the three cities he has played for in the NFL: Philadelphia, Boston and St. [Full Article...]

Katie Taylor’s dad shot as gunman kills man at boxing club

Katie Taylor’s dad shot as gunman kills man at boxing club Bray Boxing Club was set up a number of years ago by Pete Taylor and underwent a $350,000 upgrade in 2014 to make it one of the premier boxing clubs in Ireland . He went on to train Katie to help her win six World Championships titles, six European Championships and five EU Championships. There is still a heavy police presence at the club while forensic officers carry out their investigation. [Full Article...]

England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria

England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria Here, we've taken a closer look at that list. England's total first-half domination was emphasised when captain Harry Kane scored his eighth goal in his last seven appearances six minutes before the interval when Nigeria keeper Francis Uzoho allowed his 18-yard shot to slip in. [Full Article...]

India football team delivers after fans respond to appeal

India football team delivers after fans respond to appeal Chhetri's heart-touching appeal went viral with cricket legends such as Sachin Tendulkar , Virat Kohli have all joined the chorus and requested people to support Indian football matches. Growing up, Chhetri told Shekhar Gupta in this Walk The Talk interview (see below), football was in his blood. Mumbai: Coach Stephen Constantine says the Indian football team has done enough in the ... [Full Article...]

Germany crash to Austria

Germany crash to Austria Kick off was delayed by almost 100 minutes due to heavy rain, meaning Germany captain Manuel Neuer had to wait even longer to make his long-awaited return to the pitch. "He doesn't have any problems with his foot after the game, that's important". It was Germany's fifth match without a win - their first such stretch since 1987-88 - and their first defeat to neighbors Austria for 32 years... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open clash with Maria Sharapova

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open clash with Maria Sharapova She was unable to say whether or not she would be fit for Wimbledon which gets underway in four weeks' time . The 36-year-old American stunned the French Open on Monday by withdrawing from her eagerly-anticipated last-16 grudge match with bitter rival Maria Sharapova just minutes before the two icons of the women's game were due to clash on Court Philippe Chatrier . [Full Article...]

Real Madrid are sweating on Cristiano Ronaldo's future

Real Madrid are sweating on Cristiano Ronaldo's future Cristiano Ronaldo's future remains in question, following his Champions League final insinuation that he won't be at Real Madrid next season. Messi and Ronaldo have both failed to lift the World Cup trophy even once and the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation might be their last chance to get their hands on the coveted prize. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba jeering by France fans 'exasperating and annoying' - Corentin Tolisso

Paul Pogba jeering by France fans 'exasperating and annoying' - Corentin Tolisso The former Juventus man was jeered by the supporters in Nice and his substitution was met with ironic cheers by the crowd. When I've won, I've won being like that. His stats for the season make for decent reading, scoring six goals and providing 10 assists, all while spending significant time on the sidelines through injury last season. [Full Article...]

'Solid performance, Super Eagles' - Twitter hails Nigeria's display despite loss to England

'Solid performance, Super Eagles' - Twitter hails Nigeria's display despite loss to England The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder started in a deeper midfield position as Gareth Southgate experimented with a 3-5-2, and was the subject of boos whenever he touched the ball. "We need to be together, we need to be the strongest team". Kane said: "It was a good win against a tough side". Arsenal's Alex Iwobi pulled one back for the visitors, who are also World Cup-bound, but England di... [Full Article...]

Umtiti’s new Barcelona contract has 500m euro buyout

Umtiti’s new Barcelona contract has 500m euro buyout Josep Maria Bartomeu and Samuel Umtiti are now holding a press conference to give more details on the French defender's new contract at Barcelona which will run until 2023. "I'm staying at Barcelona because this is the best team in the world". "I just said the word 'joker.' I don't know how that word is interpreted [in Spain], but you can interpret it as you wish". [Full Article...]

Departing Man Utd midfielder Fellaini terms too rich for PSG

Before United's campaign had ended, Jose Mourinho was confident that Fellaini was close to signing an extension . While there is nothing that Mourinho can do to stop Fellaini from joining whoever he wants to, he may finally put pressure on the board to offer the midfielder a greater incentive to stay at the club. [Full Article...]

Sane out, Neuer in as Loew names Germany squad for #Russia2018

Sane out, Neuer in as Loew names Germany squad for #Russia2018 Manchester City winger Leroy Sane has expressed his disappointment after being dropped from Germany's World Cup squad , but insists he will bounce back. His global form, however, is much poorer - he's only provided one assist and is yet to score following 12 appearances with the national side. He has found it hard adapting to Low's system, where he has been deployed in a central role, and ... [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic Beats Fernando Verdasco, Enters Record 12th French Open Quarter-Final

Novak Djokovic Beats Fernando Verdasco, Enters Record 12th French Open Quarter-Final Nishikori won just 14 points in the first set and nine in the second, losing to Thiem for the first time. Second seed Alexander Zverev came through a third successive five-set match to see off Karen Khachanov and reach the French Open quarter-finals. [Full Article...]

After Game 1 gaffe, J.R. Smith seeking a bounce-back effort

Golden State ended its run of slow starts by taking a 32-28 lead after the first quarter of Game 2 in the NBA Finals Sunday night. "I hope so", Lue said with a laugh. This was something which James emphasised when talking to the media about the incident, as he said: "We've got to move on". "We're the last two teams playing and we're going to fight it out". [Full Article...]


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