Sport Ireland, Afghanistan handed Test status
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Neither Ireland nor Afghanistan have a set date for their inaugural Tests and one option is a meeting between the pair in 2018. "We can now look forward to some great days ahead as Ireland takes on the top Test cricket playing nations in the world", Varadkar said.

Author: 0 India Vs South Africa Live Streaming, Scores & Telecast Online

India , who cruised to their target with 12 overs to spare, joined England and Bangladesh in the last four and will know their semi-final opponents after the final Group B game between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Monday. On a day when it mattered the most, India brought their game to the fore while AB de Villiers' men wilted under pressure, as it has been with them in high-stakes games.

Author: 0 Stevenson Ranch resident Greene goes No. 2 to the Reds

MLB .com's scouting report for Greene notes his future is on the mound with a fastball that settles in the 95-98 miles per hour range and "two breaking balls, and they'll run into each other occasionally, with some thinking he'll focus on a slider in the future, with a chance for that secondary pitch to be at least major league average".

Sport America's Cup Boat Capsize Spectacularly-But Team Still Leads Semifinal
Author: 0 America's Cup Boat Capsize Spectacularly-But Team Still Leads Semifinal

Ainslie , who had crossed the start line in front, immediately slowed and instructed the support boat following him to return to render assistance. Race officials later said Artemis shouldn't have been penalized. Despite the best efforts of the helmsmen to sail conservatively, they all admitted to tense moments with near-capsizes, getting out of sorts, and boat pieces flying off like a rocket ship leaving orbit.

Sport Four straight wins put Kiwis in charge of America's Cup
Author: 0 Four straight wins put Kiwis in charge of America's Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand beat Oracle Team USA to level at 0-0 after erasing the US boat's one-point advantage in the first-to-seven America's Cup final on Saturday. The American team is also not considered to be sailing badly, they are simply up against a boat which in conditions so far, is clearly faster and well-sailed.

Sport The confederations Cup in 2017 in Germany has Australians
Author: 0 The confederations Cup in 2017 in Germany has Australians

Low said. "This is a team that never played together so we have done a lot of work over 10 days". It was extended further three minutes into the second half. It is a U-turn from last month's comments when Loew said he "wouldn't be sad" if the Confed Cup, a warm-up tournament for the 2018 World Cup , is not held in 2021.

Author: 0 Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

The difference this time around may have been Andre's ability to effectively counter the aggressive Kovalev as he pressed the action. Sergey, leave Ward alone and become the mighty "Krusher" again. Another round for Ward . 2-2. Kovalev doesn't need to look to others for help like LeBron James did against Golden State. Ward a right then a left.

Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft

It remains to be seen what happens with Washington's Nate Schmidt , Ottawa's Marc Methot , Chicago's Trevor van Riemsdyk and San Jose's David Schlemko , any of whom could be traded as soon as Thursday. They got the face of the franchise they wanted and who they were going to take anyways, but correctly extorted Pittsburgh for a second round pick. But the team won't be all defence.

Author: 0 Di Maria to plead guilty to tax fraud

Although the prison sentence seems shocking, ESPN FC reported that Di Maria, like many other professional soccer players, will likely avoid jail time. In 2016, Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano received a one-year suspended prison sentence for tax fraud while Barca superstars Lionel Messi and Neymar are both now awaiting court decisions.

Sport Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal
Author: 0 Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal

Reports had said Ronaldo was considering moves from Spain to England following the harassment by the Spanish tax authorities. The Spanish authorities' crack down on multi-millionaires not paying their taxes is showing no signs of stopping, and the latest to fall victim to their investigative teams is none other than Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho .

Author: 0 Simona Halep vs. Jelena Ostapenko 2017 French Open Final Pick, Odds, Prediction

PARIS Simona Halep showed the full extent of her defensive skills to outfox Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 on Thursday and reach her second French Open final, setting up a showdown against her polar opposite. Halep will become world number one if she defeats her polar opposite Ostapenko, as well as the first Romanian woman to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since Virginia Ruzici in 1978.

Sport Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
Author: 0 Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

For George, who recently told the #Pacers he will leave after this season, there has been a lot of speculation of a deal getting done before Thursday's draft, but Ryan Ward of Lakers Nation says pump the breaks. According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin , the Pacers and Cavs have already discussed possible trade scenarios. George reportedly had his agent relay the news now to IN president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard so he was upfront with his plans as well as giving the ...

Sport Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa
Author: 0 Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

Heyward injured his hand diving for a catch in Sunday's game against the Pirates, and he will sit to let the injury heal. He will join right-handed pitcher Kyle Hendricks and utility man Ben Zobrist on the DL for Chicago. Schwarber has only sat out two games this month, and been brought in as a pinch hitter in only three more. The 33-year-old right-hander allowed one hit over 1 1/3 innings for Triple-A Salt Lake in a rehab outing on Monday.

Author: 0 Ronaldo Ready To Pay 14.7 Million Euros In Spanish Tax Fraud Case

Perez to sell him". "It's hard to build a united team and play as a unit when you have someone like that in the team, because everything revolves around him". "I want to talk with him", the long-serving Real president told Onda Cero . Perez added: "What happened to him has affected his credibility". Perez's expensive and ambitious "Galacticos" project, which later brought the likes of Frenchman Zinedine Zidane, now Real's manager, England's David Beckham and Brazil's Ronaldo to the club, ...

Sport Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations
Author: 0 Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations

Jose Mourinho's representatives have released documents to show he "was in compliance with all his tax obligations" after it emerged Spanish prosecutors have filed a complaint accusing the Portuguese coach of committing two crimes of tax fraud to the sum of 3.3 million euros (£2.9m) during his time as Real Madrid coach.

Author: 0 Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

But following the revelations Ronaldo is ready to leave Madrid over his allegations of tax fraud in Spain, a return to United has been mooted. The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million).

Author: 0 Hamilton and Bottas race to one-two in Canada

Hamilton led cleanly off the grid as, behind him, Verstappen attacked and swept around the outside into Turn One to take second place from Vettel , apparently clipping the front wing of the Ferrari in the process. With two laps to go, Vettel, a man inspired, passed Perez at the final chicane to snatch fourth. "The wind was throwing the auto around quite a lot and that was tricky", said Ricciardo, who has finished third in three straight races.

Sport 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics
Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

The usually ho-hum NBA Draft suddenly got incredibly interesting overnight, with the confirmation of the long-suspected trade between Philly and the Boston Celtics , that will now see the Sixers pick first overall in the draft, rather than the Boston boys.

Sport Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller
Author: 0 Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

The captain doubled his side's lead with a low strike in the 28th, and scored Montenegro's 100th global goal to make it 3-0. That is what is good about this England team. Scotland appeared to have secured a first victory over its fierce rival since 1999, but the Premier League leading scorer for the last two seasons came to his country's rescue.

Sport Trump says China has failed over North Korea
Author: 0 Trump says China has failed over North Korea

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. Moon added he believed solving the problems facing the Korean Peninsula would be both his and Trump's greatest diplomatic achievements, and commended his USA counterpart for placing North Korea high on Washington's priority list.

Sport Cavs and Billups have mutual interest in front-office role
Author: 0 Cavs and Billups have mutual interest in front-office role

Considering how important LeBron James is to the Cavaliers , doing something against his will is not a smart move. Gilbert was upset Griffin would consider jobs elsewhere, and when the Magic and Hawks asked permission to speak with the GM, the Cavs owner denied it.

Author: 0 Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Ronaldo , making his 141st appearance for his country, needed just eight minutes to make his mark, although the opening goal was far from all his own work. "We were certainly not nervous", he said . With one foot already in the semi-finals, Portugal will look to make sure of their spot when they take on already-eliminated New Zealand in Saint Petersburg on Saturday.

Author: 0 Nadal: 10th Roland Garros win is 'indescribable'

The Spaniard won the game without even dropping a set, which was the second time he will be achieving the feat in this year's French Open and according to Nadal he would not have been able to do this 12 years ago when he won his first trophy.