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Australia and New Zealand begin Cricket World Cup campaigns with comfortable wins

Australia and New Zealand begin Cricket World Cup campaigns with comfortable wins Fifteen months on from the fateful ball-tampering scandal, Warner and Steve Smith made their competitive global comebacks as Australia overhauled Afghanistan's 207 all out with 15.1 overs to spare. Speaking at the post-match presentation, he said: "I think it was a good toss to win and unfortunately I was on the losing side". Gillespie said: "I don't disagree (with Langer) however the realit... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer eases into 12th French Open quarterfinal

Roger Federer eases into 12th French Open quarterfinal But I am super happy with my performance. "I will need to play like this again against either Stan or Tsitsipas". Federer's third round encounter against Ruud already saw the Swiss create history by becoming the first man to play 400 grand slam matches. [Full Article...]

Liverpool owner says Jurgen Klopp is ‘perfect match’ for club

Liverpool owner says Jurgen Klopp is ‘perfect match’ for club The thing is, often now you find that the players who start on either side of the defence are better going forward than they are defensively. "They are different. Tottenham captain Harry Kane has said that he will be able to start after missing the last six weeks with an ankle injury, while Harry Winks should also be available for Spurs after a similar spell on the sidelines. [Full Article...]

Cubs Player Albert Almora Horrified After Foul Ball Hits Child

Cubs Player Albert Almora Horrified After Foul Ball Hits Child The foul ball was hooked into the seats of the Houston ballpark and hit a small girl who was quickly taken up the stairs by an adult. Almora went to check on the girl's condition later in the game and broke down again, hugging a security guard. [Full Article...]

D'Antoni halts contract talks with Rockets

D'Antoni halts contract talks with Rockets The Rockets reportedly offered D'Antoni a one-year extension with the base salary reportedly only at $2.5 million, which is only half of the $5 million that he's asking. After a 65-win season in 2017-18, the Rockets regressed to 53 wins and a fourth-place finish in the West. Chemistry was an issue early, with the team trying to work Carmelo Anthony into the rotation. [Full Article...]

Hazard bids farewell to Chelsea

Hazard bids farewell to Chelsea Eden Hazard is now expected to complete a mega move to Spanish giants Real Madrid this summer in which Chelsea will be looking for a replacement. Hazard has won two Premier League titles, two Europa League crowns, the FA Cup and the League Cup during his stint at Chelsea FC. " Hazard going to Real Madrid would be a huge step for him - and he deserves it". [Full Article...]

Sofia Kenin downs Serena Williams in straight sets — WTA Roland Garros

Sofia Kenin downs Serena Williams in straight sets — WTA Roland Garros Williams came into the tournament without enough matches in her legs to have enormous expectations in the Grand Slam event she has won three times. First world No. 3, as the highest-seeded woman remaining. Williams sat out four Slams in 2017-18 while on leave to give birth. The last time Williams, who was seeded 10th at this year's French Open, was knocked out this early at a Grand Slam was... [Full Article...]

Warner will only play if fully fit, says Australia coach Langer

Warner will only play if fully fit, says Australia coach Langer The pair were greeted frostily at the Ageas Bowl during Australia's World Cup warm-up victory over England on Saturday, their first appearance against the English since the end of their one-year bans for ball tampering. "When you see that happen you feel for them personally". Defending Champions Australia have it all going for them. "Because they are humans, they are really good cricketers... [Full Article...]

No. 1 Osaka rallies, ousts Azarenka at French

No. 1 Osaka rallies, ousts Azarenka at French Three-time victor Serena Williams , who is looking for a record-equalling 24th major, faces Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara . She's been to the finals two years in a row and won last year. She lost in the third round. Her first major back was last year's French Open, where she withdrew before a fourth-round match because of a chest muscle injury. [Full Article...]

Katie Taylor on the Verge of History

Katie Taylor on the Verge of History On June 1, we have one of the biggest fights in women's boxing history; Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon for the undisputed lightweight title! "I know what to expect", she told Sky Sports . Meanwhile undaunted Taylor is undefeated in 13 matches. Persoon (34), who boasts a record of 43 wins and just one defeat, believes beating Taylor (32) could put boxing on the map in her country. [Full Article...]

Wilder reveals Fury rematch to come after Ortiz

Wilder reveals Fury rematch to come after Ortiz Fans will get a rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury after all, Wilder announced on Twitter on Friday. Further details - such as date, venue and telecaster - for Wilder-Fury II have yet to be confirmed, although multiple USA outlets reported it would be scheduled in the first quarter of 2020. [Full Article...]

Spalletti leaves Inter, Conte expected to replace him

Spalletti leaves Inter, Conte expected to replace him Conte's last spell in his native Italy was a hugely successful one, as he led one of Inter's main rivals Juventus - who he played for as a defensive midfielder - to three consecutive Scudetti from 2011 to 2014. Spalletti took over at Inter in mid-2017 having previously coached Zenit Saint Petersburg and Roma. The Italian top-flight has become a one horse in recent seasons. [Full Article...]

Salzburg starlet Haaland scores nine goals as Norway break records against Honduras

Salzburg starlet Haaland scores nine goals as Norway break records against Honduras Adailton previously held the record after he hit six goals for Brazil in a 10-3 defeat over South Korea in 1997. The striker now plies his trade for Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg and has played for their first team twice, scoring once. His nine-goal performance would have been good enough to win the golden boot at 19 of the past 21 Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World C... [Full Article...]

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college | AP sports

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college | AP sports Howard had been an assistant coach for the Miami Heat since 2013 after almost two decades playing in the National Basketball Association before returning to MI. That's where the questions remain about Howard. When asked what he hopes a Juwan Howard-coached team looks like, Howard responded, "A group that fights together, that's all about team, a well-connected group, a group that enjoys each o... [Full Article...]

Odisha girl among 8 champions of National Spelling Bee in USA

Odisha girl among 8 champions of National Spelling Bee in USA So were Saketh Sundar , Shruthika Padhy , Sohum Sukhantankar, Abhijay Kodali , Christopher Serrao and, finally, Rohan Raja. Sixteen spellers advanced to the night finals, going 121-for-129. Last year, she bagged the 10th place. Paige Kimble, the bee's executive director, said bee officials developed a contingency plan for multiple champions after gauging the spellers' performance in the ear... [Full Article...]

'Best catch I've ever seen': Ben Stokes takes stunner in England win

'Best catch I've ever seen': Ben Stokes takes stunner in England win The ICC later posted the video of the "one of the greatest catches", which started receiving the admiration of fans within no time. "I was further in than I should have been", he said. First points to top-ranked and title-favorite England , with the bowlers outshining the batters. "That´s why he is that X-factor". He delivered it over and over again as he regularly bowled at speeds above 145 kp... [Full Article...]

"My heart lies with Pakistan", says West Indies coach Mushtaq Ahmed

On Friday (31st May), during the match 2 of the 2019 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Windies outclassed Pakistan at Trent Bridge ( Nottingham ). Statistics have shown that the present day Pakistani team has players like Babar Azam , Mohammad Amir who have the ability to take the legacy of Pakistani cricket legends forward and have the capability to destroy the opponent team. [Full Article...]

Bowlers shine as Windies thump Pakistan

Bowlers shine as Windies thump Pakistan The two-time champions bowled Pakistan out for just 105 in 21.4 overs - their second lowest total in World Cup history. Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed made way to the pavilion on the score of 8 runs. "We want to remain aggressive and that's through good fast bowling". Pakistan headed into the opening match having lost their last 10 completed one-day internationals. [Full Article...]

Windies thump Pakistan at World Cup

Windies thump Pakistan at World Cup They have lost their last ten ODIs as well as the warm-up game against Afghanistan and will have to be at their absolute best to get over the line against West Indies who are brimming with confidence. The two teams have met 130 times in global cricket where the former has won 70 and the latter 60, with three no results. The left-armer was one of the few positives to come out of the loss to Ja... [Full Article...]

Five-Star Guard R.J. Hampton Announces Decision to Play Overseas

Five-Star Guard R.J. Hampton Announces Decision to Play Overseas This is truly a striking move for a modern player. "First of all, Australia has a fantastic development system", Silver said. "He's learning how to practice like a pro and learning how to do everything like a pro, and I just think those options outweigh going to college". [Full Article...]


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