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Sport Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener
Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

They twice had shots cleared off the line before eventually taking the lead on the half-hour mark, a sloppy pass out of defence leading to what was eventually judged a Michael Boxall own-goal. Tomorrow in the confederations Cup Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal in Kazan will examine national team of Mexico. Russia's opening goal had an ugly finish after two pretty pieces of individual skill once the All-Whites defense needlessly lost the ball.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

Bale is widely regarded as one of world football's top attacking talents and would surely command a huge transfer fee should Manchester United want to try and sign him this summer. "This year we did it with hard work, desire and with the club and the players we have". "This year incredible again, last year awesome too". Bale was injured again in the El Clasico against Barcelona on April 23, effectively ending his hopes of starting in Cardiff, and he later admitted he may have rushed his ...

Sport Hasan Ali wants to 'bomb' Indian cricket team in Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 Hasan Ali wants to 'bomb' Indian cricket team in Champions Trophy final

Both matches between India and Pakistan on Sunday will surely be high octane affairs and it remains to be seen who claims the bragging rights at the end of it. Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Robin Uthappa all struck the stumps for India, while Pakistan's Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat and, lastly, Shahid Afridi , all missed.

Sport Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2
Author: 0 Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2

He's surrendered three or more earned runs in five of his past seven starts, but threw six innings of shutout ball in Chicago's 4-0 win over Toronto as a +128 underdog in April 2016. The Sox added to their lead in the ninth when Tim Anderson led off with a double off Loup and later scored from third on a sacrifice bunt by Sanchez.

Author: 0 Pakistan shock England in Champions Trophy

I just told him to play his game and not to worry about the score. "That's why we won". "We adapted to the conditions , we knew if we restricted them we could easily chase it down. But Sri Lanka's disintegrated fielding in the last 45 minutes with couple of dropped catches and Sarfraz subsequent half-century saw Pakistan book their place in the semi-finals.

Sport Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations
Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible". "He takes this tournament very seriously and is focussed". Ronaldo is said to be "deeply disenchanted" with the tax fraud allegations against him in Spain.

Author: 0 Don't Go, Ronaldo: Footballer May Leave Real Madrid Over Tax Evasion Charges

Suffice to say, his time at Real Madrid has been nothing short of spectacular. This comes just a couple of days after Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of tax evasion which is worth about 14 million Euros. If Morata was to leave Madrid, it would be for a second time after joining Italian giants Juventus for two years in 2014 - where he made 63 appearances scoring 15 times.

Author: 0 United Told Eric Will Be Very Dier at £50m

According to the report, Mourinho would rather sign a midfielder with Premier League experience as he bids to transform his Manchester United side into title contenders for next season. The Sun is claiming that the Chelsea star would consider a switch to Old Trafford this summer after finding himself in a midfield rotation system with Cesc Fabregas last season.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Win against Proteas our best performance so far, says Kohli

Kohli's side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived the must-win encounter to advance from Group B in style. Right? In an inexplicable display of selfsubversion, South Africa frittered away a good start, threw away wickets, ran themselves out, missed runout chances, gave away misfielded runs and even dropped catches.

Sport How soccer fans reacted to Champion's league final 2017 results
Author: 0 How soccer fans reacted to Champion's league final 2017 results

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

Sport Davy Klaassen confident settling quickly at Everton
Author: 0 Davy Klaassen confident settling quickly at Everton

Meanwhile, Koeman, 22, unveiled former Ajax midfielder, Davy Klaassen as his latest signing. Koeman was keen to add more productivity to his side this summer and Klaassen certainly fits the bill. Now, though, the midfielder's place in the team is under threat following the signing of Klaassen, who officially joined the club from Ajax for £23.6m on Thursday night.

Sport Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wrote his own letter, insisting that Rosenstein's hard-earned reputation as an "apolitical actor" was "now imperiled" by the deputy attorney general's role in Comey's firing. Comey also testified Trump had directed him to drop a related FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. ABC News reported on Friday that Rosenstein has said privately he may need to recuse himself from matters relating to the Russian Federation probe because he ...

Sport Jordan Pickford fully focused on England despite big-money Everton move
Author: 0 Jordan Pickford fully focused on England despite big-money Everton move

Sweden U21 and England U21 lock horns at the Kielce City Stadium in their opening game of the U21 European Championships this evening, and are favourites to pick up all three points to go top of Group A. "He has had quite a week", he said. "I thought he was excellent". "Like I say, I can relax now, not worrying about anything". "We want to qualify for the semi-finals and in order to do that we have to win games but it's also really important we didn't lose", added Boothroyd.

Sport Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic
Author: 0 Lexi Thompson takes 1-shot lead in Meijer LPGA Classic

New Zealand's Lydia Ko (71), who recently lost her world No. 1 crown after 85 weeks on top, was six shots back. "I've been focusing on staying positive and making sure I do my routine on every shot and making sure I'm fully relaxed over my shots and in-between shots", Thompson told Golf Channel.

Sport Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes
Author: 0 Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

There was a freshness about Tapwrit as he motored to the head of the field at Belmont, steadily chopping down the gap to Irish War Cry . Stablemate Patch rallied from well back to take third. John Malone is chairman of Liberty Media Corp., whose holdings include Sirius XM radio and the Atlanta Braves. Those fears were fuelled when Classic Empire , an early favourite, was pulled from the lineup.

Sport Mathew Ryan agrees transfer from Valencia to Brighton & Hove Albion
Author: 0 Mathew Ryan agrees transfer from Valencia to Brighton & Hove Albion

According to the club's website , the 25-year-old goalkeeper will join the south-coast club on July 1, subject to global clearance. Born in Sydney, Ryan had a loan spell with Belgian club KRC Genk towards the end of last season. Ryan leaves Valencia having made 21 appearances over a two-year period in all competitions, while he featured 22 times for Genk during the second half of this season.

Author: 0 India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

Yet it was at the Oval where India suffered their only defeat of this tournament so far when Sri Lanka chased down a target of 322 to win by seven wickets - and Pakistan's preference is to bat second. But Pakistan cricket swings like a pendulum, hovering between brilliant and ordinary, making a mockery of any kind of definitive analysis. Hasan Ali is one of them.

Author: 0 US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

Thomas fired nine birdies and an eagle on the 18th to card a nine-under-par 63 and take over the clubhouse lead on 11 under par, two shots clear of compatriots Brian Harman and Brendan Steele and England's Tommy Fleetwood . McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011 and claimed his second major title in the US PGA the following year. And the former Ryder Cup player then made it five birdies in succession - just one short of the US Open record equalled by Adam ...

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors take NBA title

Responding to a question about Durant's first win in the NBA Finals , James said , "Well I'm not happy he won his first". James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists and Irving added 26 points but the Cavs never could dig out of a hole created by a second-quarter barrage and ended their season with a 129-120 loss to the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.

Sport Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
Author: 0 Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

The brothers took turns climbing on top of a water cooler to see over the crowd and jumped with delight as Curry's bus went by. "I think Andre [Iguodala ] and Draymond [Green ] may have been asked about it, and David West ", he said . James teamed up with All Stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat to win his first championship in 2012. Myers realizes adding Durant might not have worked so well with anyone but the Warriors.

Author: 0 Murray hoping to make the most of last few competitions

Murray went on to claim his second Wimbledon title previous year after a stellar campaign at the tournament. Lendl says: 'He has paid the price for playing so much previous year, but he is getting back to his best.' Murray goes on: 'I'm on my toes more when he's around'.