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Sport Silva, Costa keep Spain in lead of WCup qualifying group
Author: 0 Silva, Costa keep Spain in lead of WCup qualifying group

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Diego Costa isn't letting an uncertain future damage his current performances for Spain . Spain needed two flashes of brilliance to beat Macedonia 2-1 and stay top of its World Cup qualifying group on Sunday.

Sport If Cavs Don't Win Championship It Will Be An Unsuccessful Season
Author: 0 If Cavs Don't Win Championship It Will Be An Unsuccessful Season

Over the past three years since James returned from Miami, the Cavs have handled injuries, constant scrutiny, drama - much of it self-inflicted- and even a midseason coaching change. That's what playing the Warriors will do for a lead, but Golden State did itself no favors by leaving a ton of points on the floor. But then you add, of course, some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation.

Author: 0 India win toss and bowling first vs SAfrica in Champs Trophy

You could nearly feel it - when AB De Villiers called wrong and lost the toss, with India putting South Africa into bat - the panic setting in. Having lost the toss and being put in to bat, South Africa started slowly before a spell of eight wickets for 51 runs put them on the back foot as a trio of run-outs cost them dear.

Sport MotoGP | Rossi:
Author: 0 MotoGP | Rossi: "Con poco grip distruggiamo le gomme"

Pensiero condiviso anche dal campione di Tavullia che ha così analizzato le difficoltà incontrate in pista. Così Valentino Rossi , pilota della Yamaha , commenta ai microfoni di Sky Sport il deludente ottavo posto nel Gran Premio di Catalunya .

Author: 0 Queensland name Billy Slater at fullback for second State of Origin clash

His snubbing has left Queensland fans heartbroken as Cronulla flyer Valentine Holmes gets ready to make his debut. "We went to plan B, which was always in our plans, to bring some new players in", Maroons coach Kevin Walters said. "It was great to get a game under his belt", Walters said. "For game one we picked a team that won last year's series and the majority of those players were afforded the luxury to perform in game one".

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title

Turned out he could, and he did, as masterful as at any time. Defeating Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, Nadal, often referred to as the "king of clay", showed his dominance over the red clay courts of the French Open , also referred to as Roland Garros in Paris .

Sport McLaren triumphs in revived Montreal F1 teams' raft race
Author: 0 McLaren triumphs in revived Montreal F1 teams' raft race

Formula 1's new owners Liberty Media revived the raft race that had been a part of the Canadian GP weekend until the late 1990s. They were joined by a host of rival teams including one from the FIA, one led by F1's sporting chief Ross Brawn, one from fans and one from F1 commercial chief Sean Bratches, and the event drew a huge crowd including team personnel, media and fans.

Sport 'Anything is possible' for new French Open champion Ostapenko
Author: 0 'Anything is possible' for new French Open champion Ostapenko

She had a wonderful clay-court season. Third seed Halep buckled under strain of fending off the missiles being launched off Ostapenko's lime green racket. Ostapenk, a 100-1 shot before the tournament, has plenty on the agenda already this year having risen to 12th in the world rankings simply on the back of this success.

Sport Roberto Carlos si difende dalle accuse di doping:
Author: 0 Roberto Carlos si difende dalle accuse di doping: "Rinnego categoricamente"

Roberto Carlos si difende. Roberto Carlos , ex stella del calcio mondiale, è accusato dalla tv tedesca ARD di aver fatto regolarmente udo di sostanze dopanti dall'età di 15 anni. Il documento cita il nome di un medico , che non ho mai avuto modo di conoscere nella mia vita. I miei avvocati stanno lavorando per confutare le accuse in tribunale e provare il tutto davanti a un giudice.

Sport India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas
Author: 0 India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas

Ravichandran Ashwin has replaced Umesh Yadav while Wayne Parnell is out. It was a near-perfect game for them as the bowlers as well as the fielders made amends for their lacklustre performance against Sri Lanka here on Thursday. They eventually set a well below-par target of 192 for India to qualify for the semi-finals. South Africa Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (c), David Miller, JP Duminy, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso ...

Author: 0 Likely to play Game 6

With his goal coming less than two minutes before the end of regulation, and Carl Hagelin finding the back of an empty net with just 13 seconds left on the clock, Pittsburgh managed to win the Stanley Cup by earning its first road victory of the series.

Sport Khan takes three wickets but Windies beat Afghanistan
Author: 0 Khan takes three wickets but Windies beat Afghanistan

It was the lowest total in ODI's at the Darren Sammy Stadium venue since the first match was played there in 2002. Only Gulbadin Naib, who was last out for a topscore of 51, offered any meaningful resistance. Teenage sensation Rashid Khan , 18, left the Windies in a spin last time out following his remarkable seven-wicket haul. AFGHANISTAN - Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Gulbudin Naib, Rashid Khan , Hamza ...

Author: 0 Gp Catalogna: Rossi, così è un incubo

Naturalmente speravamo di fare meglio, ma abbiamo avuto tanti problemi. La speranza è che nei prossimi giorni arrivino buone notizie: "Fortunatamente ci sono i test, saranno molto importanti, proveremo alcune cose nuove". "Io avrei montato la dura dietro, ma la Yamaha ha detto di no". Su cosa non ha funzionato oggi, Rossi ha concluso: "Non solo mancanza di grip: con la moto 2016 ero molto efficace sul bagnato, mentre quest'anno ho fatto moltissima fatica".

Sport Marquez:
Author: 0 Marquez: "Zero fiducia prima della gara"

Sono andato e ho spinto al massimo. Però è anche vero che siamo tutti molto vicini, perché io sono quinto, ma solo a 28 punti dal primo. "Ieri ho capito i miei limiti, se non cadevo ieri sarei caduto oggi." . "Incredibile come guidava. Complimenti a lui". Il campione del mondo in carica ha dichiarato: "Quarto in pista, quattro cadute - ieri è stato impegnativo per noi, ma non è poi andata così male".

Sport India crushes South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semifinal
Author: 0 India crushes South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semifinal

With yet another early exit from the Champions Trophy 2017, South African captain AB De Villiers has insisted that despite the team's poor performance in the tournament, he can lead the team to a World Cup victory in 2019. We never got going. "The fielders backed our bowlers", Kohli said. "To be able to bowl like that against a batting line-up of their capability is something that already we can feel that confidence and that energy in the changing room because of a bowling ...

Sport Rangers make it five with Candeias move
Author: 0 Rangers make it five with Candeias move

He added: "I was excited from the first moment I got the call especially because of the history of the club". "I know about the pressures here and I am expecting that, I'm not concerned about it because I have played for a lot of other good teams".

Sport Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne
Author: 0 Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne

By the end of the second, the Predators' shot advantage was 32-19, but it remained 1-1, thanks to a stellar effort from Murray. Asked whether his confidence was intact, Rinne said, "Of course, when you lose a couple games and get pulled you're not happy how things went, but you've got to put those things behind and focus on the things you can control".

Sport Manchester United, colpo Lindelof dal Benfica
Author: 0 Manchester United, colpo Lindelof dal Benfica

E' quanto rivelato dal The Sun che ha evidenziato che José Mourinho ha raggiunto un accordo con il Benfica sulla base di 35 milioni di sterline, ovvero quasi 39 milioni di euro per Lindelof che si legherà per i prossimi 4 anni. "Non ha voluto che l'operazione rappresentasse una distrazione per gli impegni con la Svezia e volerà a Manchester dopo l'amichevole contro la Norvegia".

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India Vs South Africa: Hatke moments of the match

Defending champions India and top-ranked ODI team South Africa were easily the favorites for finishing as the top two teams in the group, and one would have even expected the two sides to meet in the summit clash. Both added 128 runs for the second wicket partnership after India lost opener Rohit Sharma (12). It was then left to the trusted pair of Faf du Plessis and A B de Villiers to stage another rescue act and for a brief while it looked they would do it.

Sport Hart confident Man City won't price him out of transfer
Author: 0 Hart confident Man City won't price him out of transfer

I don't know about that news [regarding a move]. "One of those managers took over Manchester City and said "not for me". Patience is probably going to have to be key. I like stability. There is an ideal situation to come out of this, but nothing is flawless. It's a short career. 'I need an offer first, then I can work out my options, ' the 30-year-old admitted.

Sport Inter: Ufficializzato Spalletti, firma biennale da 4 milioni all'anno
Author: 0 Inter: Ufficializzato Spalletti, firma biennale da 4 milioni all'anno

Nella nota pubblicata dall'Inter si legge che, a livello individuale Spalletti vanta il maggior numero di panchine tra i tecnici dell'attuale serie A, grazie alle 406 presenze fino ad oggi accumulate ed ancora pare che il tecnico abbia ottenuto la panchina d'oro 2004-2005 e il premio miglior allenatore- Oscar del calcio AIC nel 2006 e nel 2007.

Sport Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes
Author: 0 Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

Irish War Cry briefly ran neck and neck with Tapwrit before falling slightly behind. Pletcher is the first trainer since D. Wayne Lukas (1996) to have different horses win the Kentucky Derby and Belmont. Obviously the third leg of the Triple Crown always has a bit of intrigue due to the length of the race. The Belmont already lost expected favorite Classic Empire on Wednesday because of an abscess in his right front hoof.

Sport Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors
Author: 0 Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors

Multiple league sources I've spoken to think the Lakers or Clippers are viable destinations for King James. There was much to talk about after Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals . Here are three reasons why the Lakers should sign James even if it means changing their immediate offseason plans. After James first left Cleveland for the Miami Heat , Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert scribed a letter to the team's fans, thrashing the star forward for "betraying" the organization that drafted ...

Sport Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval
Author: 0 Sri Lanka set 300 to win by South Africa at the Oval

Sri Lanka were also missing their captain and key player Angelo Matthews who is expected to return for the next game, his return will provide the Lankan lions with some much needed stability and experience in the middle-order. But the press conference of AB de Villiers was the praise of both the heroes of Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir . 145 - The second wicket partnership between Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis is the highest by a South African pair against Sri Lanka in ODIs, ...

Author: 0 Manchester United, niente rinnovo per Ibrahimović: a fine mese si svincola

Ma era ormai tardi per sfuggire agli occhi indiscreti del web che l'ha prontamente segnalata: account fake o tutto vero e gaffe 'alla Cuadrado'? Si tratta dell'Hertha Berlino , club di Bundesliga, che attraverso il proprio account Twitter ha lanciato un messaggio d'amore a Zlatan: "Niente contratto al Manchester United ".

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers' success starts at the 3-point line
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers' success starts at the 3-point line

But what if they can gain a large lead, like the 18-point one in Game 4? The Big 3 combined for 94 whopping points, Tristan Thompson awoke from his three game slumber and played with strength and energy, and J.R. "And that was just - it's a make-or-miss league at that point". The "Draymond sucks" chants that were there in Game 3 and 4, it's safe to assume, would be child's play by comparison.

Sport Shot-shy Penguins claim Stanley Cup opener
Author: 0 Shot-shy Penguins claim Stanley Cup opener

Breaking up the barrage of penalties was Nashville's Pontus Aberg , netting a wrist-shot past Penguins' goaltender Matt Murray . Somehow, the Penguins found a way to win a wacky Game 1 while going without a shot for 37 minutes of play and only getting 12 in total, the lowest ever for a game-winning team in the Stanley Cup Final.

Author: 0 Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in freaky NBA Finals moment

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) reacts to a foul call during the first half of Game 4 of the basketball team's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland , Friday, June 9, 2017. "So then I thought the second one, Draymond was going to get kicked out, but they explained that the first one was on me". This is the way Green approaches the game.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez set to dump Arsenal for Manchester City

With Sanchez entering the final 12 months of his current contract, Arsenal know they must thrash out fresh terms or cash-in on a saleable asset. However, much-respected Chilean journalist Fernando Solabarrieta has dropped the bombshell that he is about to join City .

Sport Penguins on brink of Stanley Cup after blowout win
Author: 0 Penguins on brink of Stanley Cup after blowout win

Sidney Crosby was excellent as usual, picking up three assists during the game. "Nothing's done yet and we've got a lot of work ahead of ourselves". Not really a lot of Pittsburgh Penguins or Nashville Predators among my circle of friends.

Sport Daniel Berger wins St. Jude Classic for second straight year
Author: 0 Daniel Berger wins St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Cink has not won since his 2009 Open Championship victory, Cabrera Bello is still looking for his first PGA Tour title, Crane has not won since this event three years ago, List still chasing that first victory and Campbell has not been in the winner's circle in ten years.

Author: 0 Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

The final caution came a lap later when Japan's Takuma Sato , driving the same vehicle he won the Indianapolis 500 in two weeks ago and pushing for another, got his left side slightly into the grass on the front stretch, with five laps to go.

Sport F1, Vettel:
Author: 0 F1, Vettel: "L'Italia si emoziona per la Ferrari"

E quando dopo le qualifiche, vinte davanti a un Vettel coriaceo ma anche poco preciso (due errori su tre tentativi) è caduto l'ultimo velo di pilota freddo e distaccato. Da sottolineare come le Ferrari abbiano ottenuto il tempo con la pista non ancora molto gommata. Problemi in avvio per Sainz , con il motore della sua Toro Rosso in fumo, e noie per Ricciardo , la cui Red Bull ha necessitato del cambio della batteria facendogli per questo perdee tempo .