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Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar The UAE, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and land, sea and air links to Qatar on Monday over its support for Islamist groups and refusal to fully support their regional policies. Bahrain on Thursday followed the UAE in announcing that expressing sympathy for Qatar over the sanctions was an offence punishable by jail. The United States' biggest air base in the Middle East is... [Full Article...]

Predators Take 2-0 Lead In Stanley Cup

Predators Take 2-0 Lead In Stanley Cup Matt Murray was keeping them in the game because the second-year goaltender is as steady as they come, and big besides. Even more outrageous, four front-row seats to the same matchup recently sold for $6,960 each for a grand total of almost $28,000. [Full Article...]

Rafa Nadal one win away from 10th French Open title

Battering the ball as if each shot would determine the match's outcome, 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka came back to beat No. 1-ranked Andy Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1 on Friday and become the oldest French Open finalist in 44 years. [Full Article...]

England 330-6 against South Africa in 2nd ODI

De Villiers, who made a sparkling 52 at better than a run-a-ball, gloved a well-directed short delivery from fast bowler Liam Plunkett (three for 64) through to wicket-keeper Buttler. South Africa's reply of 328/5 was powered by opener Quinton de Kock's 98 until he was caught behind off Moeen Ali in the 36th over. With the platform constructed, Buttler bent himself upon destruction during t... [Full Article...]

F1 round-up: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco GP

F1 round-up: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco GP Valtteri Bottas is next with 75 points. Then, after the safety vehicle came out again briefly with a handful of laps to go, Russian Daniil Kvyat became the latest to lose control of his auto in a frantic finish. "They've had probably the strongest vehicle all year, a bit like our auto last year where it just worked everywhere". "This vehicle is not working everywhere we go but the more races ... [Full Article...]

Stokes, Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

England will take on South Africa on Monday at Lord's before the ICC Champions Trophy and then the two nations will continue their limited overs contests with a three-match worldwide T20 Series, culminating in Cardiff on 25th June. In response, South Africa got to the target in 28.5 overs (making 156 for three). Jake Ball found some swing as Lords clouded over and quickly dismissed de Koc... [Full Article...]

Ostapenko blasts back to claim stunning French title

Ostapenko blasts back to claim stunning French title The 20-year-old is the youngest French Open victor since Iva Majoli in 1997 and the first player to win a debut tour-level title at a Slam since Gustavo Kuerten in Paris that same year."I am really happy". "I always had the possibility I could hit the ball really hard". But Ostapenko had made almost as many errors and the challenge for her was to keep the ratio in her favour. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: South Africa wins toss, chooses to bat against Pakistan

Champions Trophy: South Africa wins toss, chooses to bat against Pakistan Pakistan , chasing a modest 220, were 119-3, 19 runs above par score on D-L method. After the spinners did the initial damage, paceman Hasan Ali took 3-24 in eight overs. But Morné Morkel, a long-standing South Africa teammate, said there was no doubting De Villiers's desire to win a major limited-overs trophy with the Proteas. [Full Article...]

LeBron looking at Lakers and Clippers after 2018? Report

With the Cavaliers falling behind 0-3 to the Warriors in the NBA Finals, and the NBA Draft still a couple weeks away, what could spice things up around the league? LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers took the sports world by storm, but the three-time National Basketball Association champion initially was hesitant about the move. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi: 'I want to retire at Barcelona'

Lionel Messi: 'I want to retire at Barcelona' The 29-year-old joined Barca as a youth player in 2001 and has gone on to establish himself as one of the best footballers of all time, becoming the club's all-time leading goalscorer with 507 goals in 583 appearances. Ultimately, though, Barcelona will be serious contenders for major trophies as long as Messi plays for the club. Despite having the most fearsome attacking trio in world football ... [Full Article...]

Wood, Rashid restrict Australia

Australia's loss paved the way for Bangladesh to clinch a maiden berth at the semifinals of the Champions Trophy . Bangladesh had done their job on Friday by beating New Zealand and their fate hung in the balance yesterday. After being left reeling at 35/3 following the dismissals of Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Joe Root, England looked to be in a spot of bother in their chase of 278 runs. [Full Article...]

LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

A bold statement given James' monstrous numbers this postseason and the eye-gouging triple-double production in the NBA Finals , averaging 32 points, 12.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.3 blocks through three games and 41.7 minutes per game. [Full Article...]

French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko

French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko With Bacsinszky serving at 3-5 Ostapenko, coiled like a spring, brought up two match points with an unstoppable backhand return that cleaned the baseline then smote a rasping forehand return victor that left her opponent flat-footed. "I mean, when I came here", Ostapenko said, her words spilling out with nary a pause in between, "of course I didn't expect I would be in the final". [Full Article...]

Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan

Rohit Sharma will be back in his familiar opening position with an aim to get some quality batting practice when India take on Bangladesh in their final warm-up game before the Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan . Taylor senses this New Zealand side can put the runners-up tag to bed despite being only fourth in the ODI rankings behind South Africa , Australia and India and jus... [Full Article...]

Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

But thanks in part to goalie Pekka Rinne stopping 62-of-64 shots over the next two games, the Predators captured two-straight games and advanced. It's Saros' second appearance of the series after coming in late in Game 2 . Rinne allowed three first-period goals in a span of 4:11 in Game 1 . There were two strong back-to-back stops, in particular, on James Neal shortly after Bryan Rust scor... [Full Article...]

Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

A former journalist who previously worked for Sky News and The Scotsman, she has a reputation for having unswerving loyalty to Mrs May. May will seek to cling on to power after losing both of the loyal advisers who have formed her inner circle since she led the Home Office . [Full Article...]

Bottas praises Hamilton's 'mega' lap

Bottas praises Hamilton's 'mega' lap While Mercedes have claimed the label of underdogs, they displayed plenty of bite on the Montreal track with Hamilton and Bottas swapping spots at the top of the timing charts through much of the session. As a kid I thought maybe, one day, I can get to Formula One and emulate Ayrton. Vettel had a mishap on turn two on his final fast lap or he may have had a chance to nip Hamilton for the pol... [Full Article...]

Scooter Gennett blasts 4 home runs in a game for Reds

The hit gave the Reds a 5-0 advantage. His last home run was a two-run laser off of John Brebbia in the eighth inning . Yes, four . He's the 17th player in Major League Baseball history to do so, and if you somehow managed to sit through each of the four homers as the Cardinals coughed their way to a 13-1 loss, I commend your resilience. [Full Article...]

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton has delivered a blistering lap in qualifying for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix , a 1:11.459, to score his fourth pole of the 2017 Formula 1 season and more importantly, the 65th of his illustrious career. I can't believe that it came together so well. Hamilton was seventh in Monaco in the last race, his lowest finish this year and his second time missing the podium in six races. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi Dreams Of Finishing Career At Barcelona

Messi has crossed all the limits that are required for a footballer to prove himself on a big stage. However, Spanish source AS (h/t Rathborn, writing for ESPN FC ) provided a few more details on the terms Messi could expect to receive from the new deal: "Messi will pick up a huge €30 million per season after tax, which equates to a staggering £500,000 per week, with the news providing Barca a... [Full Article...]


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