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Real Madrid looks for Ronaldo's replacement

It was not immediately possible to reach Di Maria's representatives for a comment. He has also been ordered to pay a fine of £1.76m. Under Spanish law prison sentences of less than two years are g...

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Confederations Cup - Russia start with victory

Confederations Cup - Russia start with victory

Midfielder Denis Glushakov flicked the ball over goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic in the 31st minute as New Zealand defenders rushed back to try to clear it off the line. Petersburg barely 20 minutes be...

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Work to be done for Mercedes, says Hamilton

His Ferrari team mate Kimi Raikkonen was in third. Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen was quickest on Friday in practice for this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, the eighth round in ...

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Mexico relishing chance to show their worth against Russia

The All Whites' final game at the Confederations Cup pits them against Portugal , the European champions . Ronaldo helped to put them in control of the contest, after being presented with an oppo...

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Ferrari's Vettel reverses out of trouble in Baku

But in case that raised comparison with his former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg , who quit five days after winning the 2016 world title, Hamilton balanced that by saying that he didn't wan t...

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Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

Notes: Lemieux won the Conn Smythe in 1992 and 1992, and Bernie Parent was the first to win the MVP trophy in consecutive years in 1974 and 1975. "We shot it up right when it happened and I was able t...

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Hamilton Closes Gap In Formula One Championship Race

Hamilton Closes Gap In Formula One Championship Race

It was the Mercedes AMG Petronas driver's 56th career win, his third of the season and his sixth at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . However, Vettel was under fire from Max Verstappen of Red Bull ...

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40/1 on McGregor or 20/1 on Mayweather, prediction and betting tips

Brazilian Bethe Correia, whose bantamweight clash with American Holly Holm will be the main event of fight night here on Saturday, says it is going to be a tough fight for the Irishman. McGreg...

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What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

And in a Major League Baseball draft stocked with several two-way talents at the top, the first-place Minnesota Twins went another way Monday night. This is the first time the Twins have picked No. ...

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Magic Johnson sees the Lakers eventually retiring Lonzo Ball's jersey

Magic Johnson sees the Lakers eventually retiring Lonzo Ball's jersey

The Lakers selected Ball with the second overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday night, eagerly accepting the potential risks and enormous rewards surrounding the sublim...

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Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the victor as Portugal edged out hosts Russian Federation 1-0 at the Confederations Cup yesterday morning (Singapore time), bef...

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Lions tour: All Blacks surprise Lions by dominating up-front battle

Lions tour: All Blacks surprise Lions by dominating up-front battle

As good as New Zealand were, even the All Blacks were purring over the Lions' opening try , a sublime, sweeping end-to-end score in a breathless opening half begun in his own 22 by full-back Liam W...

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Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4

Meanwhile, reigning World Cup champions Germany will go up against the Confederation of African Football (CAF) representative, Cameroon , in the Group B matches on Sunday, June 25, at 11 a.m. "We...

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Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers

Lonzo is happy that he's a Laker and will be playing in his hometown. "The Hardwood Classics came on, he'd call me in his room and we'd watch". "I needed somebody that can also make the other player...

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Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

Ahead of the match, which kicks off at 3am Sunday morning (NZ time), here's what we know about the opposition. New Zealand , which has lost twice in Confederations Cup play, can not advance. Euro...

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I have total respect for Anil Kumble: Team India captain Virat Kohli

I have total respect for Anil Kumble: Team India captain Virat Kohli

Anil Kumble on Tuesday stepped down as India's head coach saying the Indian cricket board had informed him that Captain Virat Kohli had reservations about his "style". He said that things which ...

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Mourinho accused of 3.3million euros tax fraud in Spain

Like Cristiano Ronaldo , caught-up in a similar tax claim with Spanish prosecutors, Mourinho is represented by Portuguese firm Gestifute media who issued a statement saying he "has not received any n...

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Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw — FIFA Confederations Cup

Though the Gunners forward needed 112 caps, compared to 71 for Salas, to accomplish the feat, he expressed his joy in breaking the record. Pizzi said: "I'm quite sure that wasn't because we were h...

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Max Verstappen leads first practice in Baku; Sergio Perez crashes

It was a not dissimilar story in the first session, at the beginning of the afternoon. Several drivers, including Romain Grosjean , Vettel and Jolyon Palmer, ran off track after locking up on what ...

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Patrik Berger praises new signing Mohamed Salah

Patrik Berger praises new signing Mohamed Salah

Everyone gets on the front foot and gets the press; it only takes one person not to do it for it to break down. The Brazilian could be set to play as a striker yet again next season and having done so...

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Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Sacramento was the only team with two lottery picks. Fultz , the 6-foot-4 guard, was selected No. 1 in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday and joined former LSU guard Ben Simmon...

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ICC wants to send World XI to Pakistan

ICC wants to send World XI to Pakistan

During its ongoing meetings, the ICC showed support for this proposal and will consider granting approval for the same. The plan, now bolstered by ICC board, is aimed to bring worldwide cricket back...

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F1 Raceweek: Mercedes and Ferrari vie for momentum in Baku

But he remains circumspect as to whether Mercedes has truly turned the corner. Whilst speaking about Ferrari he said, "They have had a more consistent season so far". His Ferrari team-mate Kimi R...

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Lewis Hamilton takes POLE at Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Vettel starts 4th

Asked whether the track was more hard to drive in 2017 than it had been during last year's inaugural Baku race, Hamilton said: "Yeah". What time does Sunday's race start? Raikkonen was more th...

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Butler trade to Minnesota highlights NBA draft day

For No. 1 overall NBA Draft pick Markelle Fultz , that involved Chick-fil-A. From top to bottom, the NBA's premiere franchise nailed the 2017 Draft. "What's up, Philly? You good?" "I'm very confi...

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Fowler and Harman look at US Open failures very differently

Fowler and Harman look at US Open failures very differently

Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Only after he signed his card did Koepka realize ...

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NBA Draft 2017: Meet the Philadelphia 76ers selections, with videos and stats

NBA Draft 2017: Meet the Philadelphia 76ers selections, with videos and stats

He was an absolute non-factor for the Minnesota Timberwolves , who needed production out of him. "We're starting with a very young, talented core of players". Tonight is the night every hoop phenom d...

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Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

The Lions came through with flying colours, silencing critics and doubters, with Owen Farrell starring at both fly-half and inside centre. "For that to happen, he's caught Conor Murray's elbow...

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Trust the Process means something personally to Markelle Fultz

Trust the Process means something personally to Markelle Fultz

He's already learned about life at the trade deadline. "I don't think they play as hard as I do, period". The 76ers went all out to get their man, trading their third overall pick plus a future firs...

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Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

This morning (Thursday) SunSport reported how CR7 was being "persuaded by his lawyers" to pay the bill that is being chased by the Spanish tax authorities . This all seems like it is coming to a situ...

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FIFA to clamp down on mobbing of refs

The 10th edition of the Confederations Cup will kick off on June 17 with hosts Russian Federation facing New Zealand . FIFA had previously used observers, who are trained by the Football Again...

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Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title

Ostatapenko is the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam and not only did the president from her country call her after her semifinal win, but many of her peers were overflowing with praise for the new ...

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Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming to ESPN FC that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities ...

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Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

To reach this level, Zverev (12) beat 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/1) and 6-1 to Spanish Roberto Bautista, while Gasquet 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 over Dutch Robin Haase . Also in action is Alexander Zverev . In May, he...

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Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

Asked if that meant Team USA might borrow some ideas from New Zealand, Spithill didn't balk. New Zealand last won the America's Cup in 2003 but it has lost two finals since then. The Americans wil...

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India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

India-Pakistan rivalry on a cricket field isn't an unknown affair and advertisement campaigns like "Mauka Mauka", "Sabse bada moh" had earlier been launched to get more attraction to this rivalry. Men...

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Trades Teams Should Consider For Kristaps Porzingis

Trades Teams Should Consider For Kristaps Porzingis

ET flight from NY to join his French professional team, Strasbourg , barely in time for a decisive Game 5 of the Pro A Finals against Chalon . "I know when I'm trying to do deals with teams, I thi...

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Azerbaijan GP: How Lewis Hamilton salvaged pole from Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku a year ago, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 d...

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Highlights from All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions First Test

Highlights from All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions First Test

After an exchange of penalties by Owen Farrell and Barrett the Lions launched their running game with a counter-attack by Liam Williams inside his own 22 which caught the All Blacks off guard....

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All Blacks forwards showed they're no pushovers - Hansen

All Blacks forwards showed they're no pushovers - Hansen

Farrell brought the Lions back into it with a shot at goal in the 32nd minute, but it was soon wiped out by Barrett's second successful penalty. Having moved ahead through a Beauden Barrett pena...

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