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by | June 15, 2018 | 12:02

Cricket - India v Afghanistan - Afghanistan Team's Press Conference - Bengaluru , India - June 13, 2018 - Afghanistan's cricket team captain Asghar Stanikzai (L) and Afghanistan's National Team Manager Shir Agha Hamkar address a news conference.

by | June 15, 2018 | 12:01

The forward communicated his decision two days after giving a press conference with France in which he revealed nothing and two days before Les Bleus' debut in the World Cup (against Australia on Saturday). The Frenchman revealed the snub to Barca in a freakish documentary entitled'The Decision' aired on a pay-to-view channel in Spain . 'We always come second or third.

by | June 15, 2018 | 11:43

Tottenham make the trip to Tyneside to play Newcastle United , while Chelsea go to Huddersfield and Manchester United host Leicester City . Indeed, the champions will face all of the three promoted teams in their opening six games before a hard August sees them take on Liverpool , Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur , all of whom finished in the top seven last season.

by | June 15, 2018 | 11:43

I enjoy the grind, really. "It would have had to have been eight years ago or more, " Gregory said of the last time he didn't break 90 for 18 holes. He then had to putt three more times . Winds of 25-30 km/h whipped across the course from the first tee-off in the morning, and added to the severely-sloping greens it was clear that there would not be too much fun had.

by | June 15, 2018 | 06:38

The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist detained for holding a protest.

by | June 13, 2018 | 03:04

Durant , who has worn the No. 35 all throughout his career with Texas, Oklahoma City and now Golden State, averaged 28.8 points during the Warriors' four-game sweep of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , which ended Friday.

by | June 10, 2018 | 13:58

France Football Association president Noel Le Graet had suggested the move was nearly completed - according to reports in France - before Lyon's announcement. And on Saturday evening Lyon announced the deal was off , claiming their captain will remain at the club next season. The French outfit have not ruled out the possibility of Fekir moving to another European powerhouse though, provided that the price is right.

by | June 10, 2018 | 13:28

But before Thiem, the first Austrian man to reach a Major final since Thomas Muster triumphed at Roland Garros in 1995, finished off his 7-5, 7-6 (12-10), 6-1 victory to book his place in the final tomorrow, Cecchinato gave him quite a fight and a fright.

by | June 10, 2018 | 10:23

The report will undoubtedly stun Real supporters but it seems his decision is allegedly down to Florentino Perez failing to uphold his promises . The outlet reports that Ronaldo now earns €23.6m per season and had agreed with Perez to see that upped to €37m net after tax.

by | June 10, 2018 | 10:16

The player who was up a set and 3-0 in the second in last year's final at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament was now the one able to dismiss a deficit. "I have just to play", the world number one said. "It's never easy playing someone from your country, let alone someone you actually care about and you're friends with", Stephens said afterward.

by | June 10, 2018 | 07:25

The first horse to load in the gate, Justify stayed so still and steady as the other nine followed suit that Smith anxious for a moment that he might not break at all. The effort was enough to inspire optimism, however. Gronkowski (No. 6) was very slow out of the gate, fixed at the back of the pack for half of the race, but roared back to finish just behind the wire-to-wire champion.

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:46

Southgate made changes after the interval, introducing Danny Welbeck, Jesse Lingard, Nick Pope, Dele Alli and Gary Cahill. We had energy, pressed really well. The 26-year-old former West Suffolk College student forced his way into Gareth Southgate's squad for Russian Federation after a stunning season at Turf Moor, having only made his Premier League debut in September following an injury to team-mate Tom Heaton .

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:43

The 24-year-old midfielder has agreed personal terms and has undergone a medical at France's Clairefontaine training facilities while on global duty. The end result looks certain to be Fekir moving to Liverpool, but Aulas is clearly keen to make sure he controls the timing of that announcement.

by | June 08, 2018 | 15:30

His unbelievable stick save on Alex Tuch to lock up a win in Game 2 will ring forever in Caps history. Smith-Pelly, who scored the game-winning goal in Game 4, then tied it at the 9:52 mark of the third period, stopping a pass from the blue line by Brook Orpik with his skate in the slot and then beating Fleury with a wrist shot on his glove side while falling down to the ice.

by | June 07, 2018 | 15:27

Marterer may have felt he would need a degree of fortune to have any chance of an upset and the early signs were promising as a net cord set up two break points, Nadal double faulting on the first to hand his opponent a 2-0 lead. Nadal then fought back to lead the second set 5-3, before heavy rain brought a halt to the last-eight encounter on Court Philippe Chatrier. Kasatkina will face US Open victor Sloane Stephens for a place in the semifinals.

by | June 07, 2018 | 14:39

I think everything will be normal. "After the first set I just stayed strong, I did not give up at all", said Halep, who is still chasing a maiden grand slam. It was not enough, however, as Wimbledon champion Muguruza bulldozed her way through the rest of the set to secure her place in the semi-finals. Spain's Garbine Muguruza thrashed Maria Sharapova to reach the French Open semi-finals on Wednesday as a second top-of-the-bill showdown in three days failed to materialse at Roland ...

by | June 07, 2018 | 12:34

James showed in last year's Finals how quickly he can calculate a counter-attack to what the Warriors are doing. James said he learned Trump had uninvited the Eagles on his way to the podium and said he hadn't digested the information yet.

by | June 07, 2018 | 11:45

Besides Iguodala himself, no one is looking forward to his return more than Kerr, who has frequently voiced his admiration for the 2015 finals MVP. LeBron James is on. In the Eastern Conference Finals, James surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the all-time field goals playoff record. They lost the rebounding battle 47-37, but dished out 27 assists and just 10 turnovers compared to Cleveland's 20 assists and 13 turnovers.

by | June 06, 2018 | 03:31

The winger was a surprise omission from Joachim Low's 23-man squad for the tournament in Russian Federation, having had an impressive season for Manchester City . Sane wrote: "Thank you so much everyone for your encouraging messages yesterday and today". "There are better days in the life of a national team coach, when you have to send four unbelievable players, who deserve to be at the World Cup , home".

by | June 06, 2018 | 03:30

Cecchinato won on his fourth match point by hitting a backhand victor down the line as Djokovic tried to serve and volley. "Are you sure I'm not dreaming?" "Obviously it's tough when you lose a match, but that's how it goes". "Seems like a month ago", Cecchinato said with a laugh Tuesday, when he answered reporters' questions in Italian, Spanish and English. Djokovic, seeded 20th, won 6-3 6-4 6-2 against 30th seed Verdasco.