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Author: 0 Russia Remains Open to Cooperation with Iran, Putin Tells Rouhani

The presidential election has seen a face-off between moderate Rouhani and the hardliner, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei-backed Ebrahim Raisi. "It's about 10 or 20 years that people in Iran want to change the condition in Iran", Asheri said. Also, Iranian regime's Tehran Prosecutor General Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi called on media outlets to avoid spreading false information about the elections and not to speculate on the results.

Author: 0 India to play in the Champions Trophy

BCCI has announced the 15 member squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy. But, there are many changes in the squad that took part in the last edition. The initial deadline to name a Champions Trophy squad was 25 April but India will not face a sanction for not doing so. The seam-bowling allrounder's spot went to Hardik Pandya , while Kedar Jadhav , who made 232 runs in three innings against England, will lend support down the order on his second tour overseas.

Author: 0 Mets top Marlins 11-3 with early burst but Cabrera gets hurt

Harvey fared better against Miami on April 16, surrendering two runs - one earned - and seven hits in six innings without factoring in the decision. Wilk will now be opposed by right-hander Jose Urena , who will be making his first start of the season.

Author: 0 Four-goal Harry Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester

Mauricio Pochettino insists there is no chance Harry Kane will be allowed to leave Tottenham after his "special" striker's four-goal blitz in the 6-1 rout of Leicester. Taking on the 15/16 Champions on Thursday evening, Spurs put in a blistering performance in the King Power Stadium romping home to a 6-1 victory.

Author: 0 Macron bigs up 2024 Paris Olympic bid to Bach

It was revealed Estanguet would become president of the Organizing Committee should Paris 2024 win the host city contract over Los Angeles while Lapasset would be named an honorary president of the OCOG. Representatives from the city of Paris and the Paris bid, athletes and entrepreneurs were involved in three separate media briefings to illustrate the positive impact that the Olympic Games would have on the city.

Author: 0 Preakness offers encouraging news for Always Dreaming

He expects a tight, fast track at Saturday's 5:48 p.m. (St. Louis time) post time , similar to the one on which Always Dreaming swept to victory in the Florida Derby on April 1. In the Preakness, I believe his jockey - Julien Leparoux, who has won seven Breeders' Cup Races in his career - will stalk Always Dreaming and be right up close after the first quarter mile.

Author: 0 I won't make mistakes at Manchester United next season - Mourinho

Angel Gomes, 16, and Tim Fosu-Mensah are also set to play and Pogba could well captain the side. "He played 90 minutes in the last match, probably not". "With so many at the same time, I think they really need my support, (reserves manager) Nicky Butt's support (and) supporters to understand the hard job they have, because it will not be an easy one for them".

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho takes Europa League swipe at Ajax
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho takes Europa League swipe at Ajax

The Special One conceded he was not introducing them to the first team in ideal circumstances, though, per Rathborn: "I prefer to hand debuts to only one young player at a time ". "I don't think it's good that there is a such a big difference in quality and strength between the kids and Crystal Palace". "David? I think the first match against (American MLS side) LA Galaxy in preseason", he said.

Sport Game 4 preview: Can Warriors complete sweep of Jazz?
Author: 0 Game 4 preview: Can Warriors complete sweep of Jazz?

The result: Western Conference: Golden State Warriors 102 bt Utah Jazz 91 ( Warriors lead series 3-0). There are no guarantees in sports, and the Golden State Warriors proved that fact just previous year when they blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals.

Author: 0 Henrikh Mkhitaryan Says Europa League Win Would Make It An Amazing Season

Mourinho however believes his side will attain stability in the next campaign. "[Chris] Smalling has a problem but a small problem that I think no problem at all for next week". "We've all been moaning about the fact we're not getting anywhere near the Champions League or we're not getting anyone winning the Europa League ".

Sport Todd Pletcher takes sure and steady approach to Preakness
Author: 0 Todd Pletcher takes sure and steady approach to Preakness

I also believe the muddy track at Churchill Downs helped carry Always Dreaming. Jockey John Velazquez should be able to put Always Dreaming in his preferred early position, first or second. Casse insists the Preakness isn't about revenge, although he likened his horse to Rocky Balboa. Among the most interesting new shooters Always Dreaming will face is Conquest Mo Money .

Author: 0 India to play Champions Trophy

The BCCI is furious over the ICC's decision last month to amend rules so that less money and power is held by cricket's major powers - England, India and Australia. Four years ago in 2013, an Indian team led by MS Dhoni lifted the Champions Trophy by beating hosts England. "We're extremely pleased with Rishabh and will groom him too", said chief selector MSK Prasad.

Author: 0 Nadal sets up meeting with Djokovic at Madrid Open

Earlier, world No. 2 Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Feliciano Lopez . It almost paralleled his first match at Monte Carlo, against Gilles Simon: take a first set against a unsafe but ultimately much less skilled player, lose the second, and go down a break of serve in the third before coming back to win, aided by some critical gaffes on his opponent's part (Almagro's wild baseline errors, and Simon's poor serving with the match on his racket).

Sport Swansea minds not on the beach despite Ibiza trip, says Paul Clement
Author: 0 Swansea minds not on the beach despite Ibiza trip, says Paul Clement

There's an unexpected lack of pressure for Swansea to endure on the final day of the season. If that happens, Burnley and Watford would need a point from their final games to finish above Swansea. The gifted playmaker was a key reason that the Liberty Stadium side managed to stave off Premier League relegation, with the Scandinavian their undoubted attacking talisman.

Sport Real have earned title chance - Zidane
Author: 0 Real have earned title chance - Zidane

Talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has also hit a purple patch of form, netting 13 goals in his last eight appearances. While comparisons distract from the spectacle of watching two of the greatest ever footballers in action, we couldn't help but see how the two compare in front of goal in recent years.

Sport Icardi in, Aguero out for Argentina
Author: 0 Icardi in, Aguero out for Argentina

The opportunity to guide the national team has come along again and, as an Argentinian, I can not turn it down. Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi and West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini were named on Friday in a squad from which Jorge Sampaoli is expected to pick his first Argentina team next month.

Sport Irrfan Khan Is Now A Meme
Author: 0 Irrfan Khan Is Now A Meme

And this Hindi Medium trailer is very incredible, and it has received all positive reactions. Earlier the makers were planning to release the film on May 12, 2017 but the release date was later changed to May 19, 2017. And by watching this film , all Indians will understand that How education is becoming like a Bussiness. Though it had to deal with a " disclaimer " tag as per the CBFC before its release but still, competing against a love story " Half Girlfriend " from Chetan Bhagat ...

Sport Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur
Author: 0 Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Blue Jays fan Melissa Jordan poses with Kevin Pillar at a fan event. Pillar went on to say that he was frustrated by the Jays recent skid after the team seemed to turn fortunes in the right direction with a five-game winning streak. He will forfeit approximately $6,066 of his $550,000 salary, with the money donated to charity. The Blue Jays also apologized for the incident and praised Pillar's character.

Sport F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton Takes Victory At Spanish GP Ahead Of Vettel
Author: 0 F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton Takes Victory At Spanish GP Ahead Of Vettel

After Vettel and Hamilton had both pitted, Vettel hunted down Bottas now in the lead and engaged him in a lap-long duel. The pair shared light-hearted exchanges in the post-race FIA press conference with Hamilton basking in his Spanish Grand Prix victory having passed Vettel thanks to his mirrored Mercedes strategy to be on faster tyres at the finish.

Sport Hahn and Barnes share Byron Nelson lead
Author: 0 Hahn and Barnes share Byron Nelson lead

Fellow American Jason Kokrak grabbed the 36-hole lead at 12 under after a almost flawless eight-under 62. "I had a great conversation with my caddy on nearly every hole trying to leave ourselves the best opportunity for a birdie". Johnson two-putted from 90 feet on the 18th hole to stay a part of his group. Janzen had a run of six birdies and a bogey from holes 10-17 while Sluman and Jimenez closed with birdies on the 526-yard par 5.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, Madrid Open 2017 final

Djokovic won the last meeting between the pair in the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters exactly a year ago, and Nadal had not beaten the 12-time grand slam victor since the 2014 French Open final. "I tried my best". "His so-called slump has seen him fight for the number one ranking in the last game of the year". "To play here and win here means a lot to me", said Nadal afterwards.

Sport Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season
Author: 0 Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season

They should have taken the lead when Dele Alli played the ball through to Son but with just the keeper to beat, the winger smashed the ball over the bar when he should have scored. "I was hoping to get one or two goals at least and then hopefully take it into the next game". While there was little to play for in this last fixture before the final day of this season's Premier League programme, Spurs were well up for it, with Kane opening the scoring on 25 minutes.

Author: 0 Five memorable Arsenal v Everton matches

The calculations for the range of money that remains available to pocket was undertaken by Talksport and were correct prior to Tuesday evenings fixtures, so with that wriggle room in place, errors are their own. With a superior goal difference of five to that of Arsenal , who are three points behind, it would take a big turnaround to deny City. The league winning goalkeeper has been enormous this season for the Blues and has not been caught out regularly despite reports linking him to ...

Sport Kane stars as Tottenham beat Leicester 6-1
Author: 0 Kane stars as Tottenham beat Leicester 6-1

He turned provider for Tottenham's fourth goal in the 71st minute by setting up Son to finish coolly past Schmeichel, before grabbing a late double to round off a sensational attacking display. And Pochettino hopes the experience will stand them in good stead next term, when they have to play their home games at Wembley while White Hart Lane is rebuilt.

Sport Mets top Marlins 11-3 with early burst as Cabrera gets hurt
Author: 0 Mets top Marlins 11-3 with early burst as Cabrera gets hurt

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson would not give details about Harvey's infraction, saying that he was sent home and that his suspension started Saturday. "Hopefully it gets behind us and we can move forward and we can go back to playing the way we've been this week". "However that is, however we get to that".

Author: 0 United Kingdom 'funds' basis of wild card

Sharapova's return has been dogged by criticism with several leading players voicing their disapproval at the decision of tournament organisers in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome to grant her a main draw wildcard. Qualifying for Wimbledon begins May 26 at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton. In the statement, Sharapova also said that she is healing from the injury sustained in Rome a few days ago, and that she will return to training as soon as she is better.

Author: 0 Race for top four: Paul Merson predicts Arsenal and Liverpool fixtures

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has no new injury concerns ahead of the game. "In a football club today you have to employ people who can help you be successful". This is because of Liverpool's absence from several European competitions over the last five seasons. "We have 69 points, we can get to 75". Liverpool sit third on 73 points knowing they will guarantee Champions League qualification if they beat Middlesbrough in their only remaining game of the season.

Author: 0 Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'I can't be allowed to be held and grabbed'

The Celtics did their job by winning those two games at home, but they know the importance of holding onto control of this series, and that will be lost if they do not get a victory in Washington tonight. Removing him from the equation is the linchipin to all the good things that happened Sunday. If whatever he has up his sleeves doesn't work at slowing down the Wizards, and they go off on another lengthy run, we may just see him actually put a loafer to the basketball.

Sport Boro lacked the quality to survive in Premier League
Author: 0 Boro lacked the quality to survive in Premier League

Cesc Fabregas was Chelsea's match-winner, inventively creating goals for Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic either side of half-time at a festive Stamford Bridge . "We are still doing the right things, there is no complacency". He added: "It would be nice if we got a result to go around the pitch and appreciate our own supporters after that game", added defender Gareth McAuley.

Sport Boston Celtics shake off Washington Wizards to make National Basketball Association conference finals
Author: 0 Boston Celtics shake off Washington Wizards to make National Basketball Association conference finals

Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 29 points and 12 assist, but the real hero of the game was Kelly Olynyk with 26 points off the bench. Game 1: Wednesday , May 17, 8:30 p.m. "Everybody gave it their best and it turned out for us tonight", added the 26-year-old Canadian power forward. That drought is the longest of any city, with three or more professional sports teams and if the Wizards can break the "curse", they will be the first for an entire Washington generation.

Sport Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin to fight in September
Author: 0 Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin to fight in September

Golovkin - a notable onlooker during the fight against Chavez - stepped into the ring in a scene similar to WWE following Canelo's convincing win as the pair stood toe-to-toe, much to the delight of the crowd. At stake will be Golovkin's WBC, IBF, WBA, and (less importantly) IBO Middleweight belts in this highly coveted matchup between two of the best boxers in the world.

Sport Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid Open

In another quarterfinal, Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay rallied to beat Alexander Zverev of Germany 3-6 6-0 6-4. Rafael Nadal defeated David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2. Number three seed, Simona Halep is into the quarter-finals after her 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 victory over 16 seed Samantha Stosur and she will be joined there by Rumanian wild-card, Sorana Cirstea and Kiki Bertens.

Sport Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag
Author: 0 Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag

Arsenal are only in with a shout of the top four thanks to Sanchez, who played through the pain of a thigh injury to see off Sunderland , emphasising how much they need him to sign a new contract. Arsenal's inconsistent performances in the second half of the season led them to a second-placed finish last campaign and the same problem affected them this season, with 10 wins in their last l8 league fixtures dropping them to fifth position.

Sport Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators
Author: 0 Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

The Murray-Fleury decision was a "very difficult" one to make, Sullivan said, but "it's a good hard decision to have because we have two guys that are as capable as they are, and both of these guys have helped this team win all year long, and they're both high quality people and they're high quality goaltenders".

Author: 0 Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

Thomas will not return to Friday's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Cavaliers due to a hip strain, Chris Forsberg of ESPN reports. In the process, the Cavaliers tied an National Basketball Association record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Tip-ins Cavaliers: James is first player with at least 30 points in eight straight playoff games since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1970.

Author: 0 Always Dreaming looks very much for real as Preakness awaits

Always Dreaming is the 4-5 morning-line favourite with Classic Empire at 3-1. Gunnevera (seventh), 15-1, seems to be tailing off. Term of Art Jose Ortiz 30-1 8. Thirteen winners have started from the No. 4 post, most recently Curlin in 2007. With all that, a wet track, and being pushed well to the outside and running much further than Always Dreaming , Classic Empire , who many railbirds still feel is the class of the class, still managed to finish fourth.

Sport Final day pressure to work FOR Arsenal and AGAINST Liverpool?
Author: 0 Final day pressure to work FOR Arsenal and AGAINST Liverpool?

So it's a complicated equation, yet this will be compounded by the fact that one of the key matches - Arsenal v Everton - will not be shown on TV with Sky on being able to show two games. The second United approach came in 96, in the autumn just five weeks after I had stopped drinking and in that period of uncertainty when Arsene Wenger was taking over from the sacked Bruce Rioch.

Author: 0 NASCAR hopes softer tires return the magic to All-Star race

Kyle Busch , who like Larson is looking for his first all-star win, will start on the outside of Row 1. Will last week's bad optics cost her this time? In the final round, Johnson overshot his pit stall and incurred a five-second penalty when his crew went over the wall too soon.

Author: 0 Everton Ready To Replace Lukaku With £20m Iheanacho

The striker has since been linked with Borussia Dortmund and Hoffeinham . According to an exclusive report by The Sun , Everton boss Ronald Koeman sees Kelechi Iheanacho as a possible replacement for Lukaku, should the Belgian goal machine depart Goodison Park.

Sport Will All-NBA voting push Gordon Hayward to the Celtics this offseason?
Author: 0 Will All-NBA voting push Gordon Hayward to the Celtics this offseason?

That's pretty decent for a team that is also in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Philadelphia 76ers received the first overall pick in the 2016 draft. "They're not on 'Space Jam, '" Thomas said. And until they get one, there's no way they can think about getting past LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup playoffs: Josi's late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead

Nashville outshot the Ducks 28-13 through 40 minutes and 40-20 for the game. Especially not on home ice. Nashville center Ryan Johansen vented his frustration at how Kesler plays after the Ducks rallied twice in pulling out a 5-3 win Sunday night that tied the Western Conference finals at a game apiece.

Sport Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation
Author: 0 Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation

Somehow, after more than half a period of the Penguins playing a defensive game that some could call boring, the Senators break through and make it a one-goal game. "I'll put that one behind me and be ready to go". The Pens are already without Kris Letang , who is done for the playoffs, and Justin Schultz , who missed the last two games with an upper-body injury.

Author: 0 Legacies on the line in this latest Penguins-Capitals Game 7 clash

The hard work paid off and the Capitals had their best performance of the playoffs Monday with a 5-2 win in Game 6 . Now the NHL's highest-scoring offense finds itself heading to Wednesday night's Game 7 looking to regain its swagger in time to prevent the kind of collapse that usually befalls their longtime rivals this time of year.

Author: 0 Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

The win was Kim's second on the PGA Tour and earned him a five-year exemption on the Tour. Ian Poulter has accepted an invitation from the European Tour to play at the BMW PGA Championship later this month. Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain was never going to win, but it will be hard to forget how he finished. DIVOTS: Dustin Johnson matched the low score of the final round with a 68 and tied for 12th.

Author: 0 Spurs advance to face Warriors in Western Finals

According to a point spread vs moneyline conversion chart I found from The Wizard of Odds (great name), these odds are like an National Football League team being 17-point underdogs (so, say the Browns playing the Patriots in New England).

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