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Author: 0 India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open badminton

In the second game, the Indian took a 6-2 lead and never allowed Chen, the two-time World and All England Champion, to bounce back. Tai stayed level through the first game but Yamaguchi got lucky on her first game point - the shuttle catching the tape and tumbling into Tai's court - and the Japanese consolidated her lead with solid play in the second.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Chile draw 1-1 with Australia to reach semifinals

Mabouka's teammate Sebastien Siani had sarcastically applauded the referee when he was wrongly sent from the field. Ernest Mabouka was sent off for a high boot after 64 minutes, and Timo Werner doubled the lead shortly after. Hoffenheim midfielder Demirbay also opened his account for Germany on his first start with a magnificent goal three minutes into the second half.

Sport Liverpool wait on Oxlade-Chamberlain contract stand-off
Author: 0 Liverpool wait on Oxlade-Chamberlain contract stand-off

The Reds are monitoring the England international's situation with interest as his contract stand-off with the Gunners continues. The Gunners reportedly value Oxlade-Chamberlain at £25 million, and both Man City and Chelsea are also credited with an interest in the 27-cap England global.

Sport Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Hornets' Walker wins sportsmanship award
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Hornets' Walker wins sportsmanship award

The pop star made a surprise, pre-taped appearance at the inaugural NBA Awards on Monday, June 26, to congratulate Russell Westbrook on winning the 2017 MVP Award. Antetokounmpo, nicknamed The Greek Freak , averaged 22.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists while also making his first-ever NBA All-Star team and All-NBA team.

Sport Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Author: 0 Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Toronto is favored on the road, as the Blue Jays are getting odds of -115 to win. "I feel like I'm lost a little bit right now", Osuna, who is from Mexico, said through a translator. And Whit Merrifield gave them the win with a walk-off two-run double. He struck out Salvador Perez on four pitches, putting him away with a sweeping slider in the dirt.

Author: 0 Chile reach Confederations Cup semis

It was only after Cameroon players' insistence, he reviewed the incident again and realised his error, rescinded Siani's sending off and instead flashed the red card to the correct culprit Mabouka. The dive won a penalty against Schalke , and provided Werner with one of the 21 goals that helped to propel Leipzig into second place and a Champions League debut next season.

Sport Markelle Fultz preferred 76ers over Celtics because of Chick-Fil-A
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz preferred 76ers over Celtics because of Chick-Fil-A

Other notable names populate the rest of the list, with only the only top picks omitted from early odds being Knicks' selection Frank Ntilikina and Trailblazers choice Zach Collins. Oh, and the biggest victor of all in Los Angeles is the aforementioned LaVar. Fox ended up in the same state as Ball, who he outplayed when Kentucky ousted UCLA in the NCAA Tournament.

Sport Kevin Harvick makes strong case as title contender
Author: 0 Kevin Harvick makes strong case as title contender

Truex passed pole-sitter Larson for the lead on lap 10. "The pit strategy will be interesting with the stages, but if I was going to a race track , this would be the race I'd feel most comfortable without my crew chief". Place differential will be important in finding our value this week but no driver in the last four races here has finished Top 5 after starting outside of the 20th starting position.

Sport Conor McGregor will knockout Mayweather in 35 seconds
Author: 0 Conor McGregor will knockout Mayweather in 35 seconds

What's unknown is if it will be Mayweather re-introducing himself to the boxing landscape as a fighter, or simply just taking one last curtain call. But Fury, who defeated Wladimir Klitschko in 2015 before vacating his title a year later due to a failed drug test, believes a McGregor win would be huge for the sport.

Sport PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Generates Over $100 Million In Only 3 Months
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Generates Over $100 Million In Only 3 Months

This led Microsoft to come groveling at Bluehole's feet to get the game up and running on the Xbox One, and at 4K on the Xbox One X. The game forces players to stay mobile by shrinking the map throughout each round. "We have a great development team in place, and our goal is to create a realistic open world experience with the deep gameplay and strong combat mechanics".

Sport You Can Get Lonzo Ball's $495 Lakers Sneakers Three Months Early
Author: 0 You Can Get Lonzo Ball's $495 Lakers Sneakers Three Months Early

The elder Ball then stressed that they are looking for someone else that is on a higher level than The Miz is right now which of course angered the current Intercontinental Champion. He came out sporting a Big Baller Brand shirt, and the show proceeded to a six-man tag match. As Ambrose approached the ring, LaMelo Ball could be heard making a crude comment with his dad bouncing off the ropes.

Author: 0 Lions coach Gatland defends Henderson after 31-31 draw

We've never been like that, and as a New Zealander I'd expect him to know the New Zealand psyche that it's not about intentionally trying to hurt anybody, it's about playing hard and fair. George North finished one try but botched another by putting a foot in touch, and was forced to shift from wing to centre after Henshaw's injury.

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony pitching political reality show

Some users criticized Carmelo for having posted the picture of La La. "They have been fighting for about a year", a source familiar with the two told the New York Daily News in May. Phil Jackson seems to forget that Carmelo Anthony holds all the cards when it comes to where he'll play next season. Anthony has a no-trade clause he has been unwilling to waive, and few teams (or contenders) could take on his salary in a trade.

Author: 0 Portugal cruise into semi-finals

Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has been in mouthwatering form so far at the World Cup warm-up event, scoring twice in three games and being named man in the match in all of his side's games so far. Pizzi believes Ronaldo can only be a danger when Portugal are playing well as a united team but he has faith his own players know how to handle him.

Sport Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency
Author: 0 Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency

Police in the state of Madhya Pradesh arrested 15 people in the Burhanpur district on Sunday for allegedly committing sedition by raising pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans after the match. Famous Pakistan builder Riaz Malik has also promised one million rupees each besides giving them plots of land. Cricket fans in both countries have been arrested in the past for supporting the rival teams or players.

Sport Comparing NBA Draft Attire, 2003 vs. 2017
Author: 0 Comparing NBA Draft Attire, 2003 vs. 2017

The answer? "I've been going to Larry's", he said. "It is truly a blessing", said Fultz of his rapid ascent after one season at Washington . Sixers center Joel Embiid and forward Dario Saric were named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team on Monday, becoming the first pair of teammates to accomplish that feat since 2008.

Sport Veteran Lopez stuns Cilic in a thrilling Queen's final
Author: 0 Veteran Lopez stuns Cilic in a thrilling Queen's final

Petra Kvitova revelled in a ideal comeback after claiming the Aegon Classic, her first title since suffering a career-threatening injury in a knife attack. Barty described her final against Kvitova as a big challenge but said it would be good for her. "I didn't really think that I was able to play in Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Roger Federer clinches 92nd career title in stark warning to Wimbledon rivals

Against the 20-year-old Zverev, who lost last year's final to Florian Mayer , Federer raced to a 4-0 lead before wrapping up the first set in 22 minutes. Federer described his Halle Open final opponent as a tough player to play against and described his serve as wonderful and his backhand as one of the best in the game.

Author: 0 Lions tour: Now Kiwis brand tourists' chief Warren Gatland a 'clown'

There was also a shock move at full-back as the coach dropped Leigh Halfpenny in favour of Liam Williams, despite the latter having played a full 80 minutes against the Chiefs on Tuesday. It was a crucial moment. The Leinster player was forced off midway through the first half. It's a position right from the start where we knew we had a lot of strength.

Sport Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup
Author: 0 Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

The campaign, which Ainslie said is likely to be similar in cost to the 90 million pounds ($114 million) spent on getting to Bermuda, will go ahead regardless of the outcome of the final between holders Team Oracle USA and Emirates Team New Zealand.

Author: 0 Queensland seals an astonishing come from behind win over NSW

With three words, NSW coach Laurie Daley has moved to rid the Blues of any lingering complacency as they bid to clinch a first State of Origin series win since 2014 on Wednesday night. Smith said last month's game was a "wake-up call" for Queensland about what's required at Origin level. Now, they are on track to send off some of their biggest warriors as winners in game three in Brisbane.

Author: 0 South Korea urges North to end weapons development

Chang, who is leading the North Korea delegation at the Taekwondo event in a city two hours south of Seoul , also ruled out the possibility of using venues in the North to co-host the February 9-25 Winter Games and dismissed the notion that a unified team would help improve ties by saying: "The Olympics should not be used for a political aim".

Sport Australia target 300 total in World Cup opener
Author: 0 Australia target 300 total in World Cup opener

Beth Mooney was the first wicket lost by the Australians, but not before she'd scored 70 runs and her team were over 170 runs, within reaching distance of the total while Nicole Bolton finished unbeaten with a stunning 107 from 116 balls. The West Indies boast a powerful batting line-up, with captain Stafanie Taylor , and allrounders Hayley Mathews and Deandra Ditton among those capable of easily clearing the ropes.

Sport Everton 'beat Arsenal' to sign Nigeria attacker
Author: 0 Everton 'beat Arsenal' to sign Nigeria attacker

Henry Onyekuru is set to join Everton ahead of Arsenal and West Ham . The deal was completed late last night with a medical being completed earlier in the day at Finch Farm, Everton's training ground. Dessel Sport in the Belgian Second Division. Onyekluru, who has won one cap for the Super Eagles , will become Everton's third signing of the summer.

Sport Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title
Author: 0 Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Federer will head into Wimbledon, which starts on July 3, as favorite to win an outright record 8th title. "Some might think, okay you have to beat one big player less, but that doesn't bother me". Roger Federer played a great game against Zverev, who is ranked number 12 in the world and is seen as one for the future. On the way to the final of the 18-fold victor of tournaments of the Grand slam have not lost a single set after Federer was eliminated Yuichi Sugita, Mischa Zverev, Florian ...

Author: 0 Edmonton's McDavid wins first Hart Trophy

McDavid has had a phenomenal season in Edmonton, racking up 30 goals and 70 assists. McDavid is only the 10 National Hockey League player to win the three awards during the same year and he becomes just the third to win the Hart Trophy prior to being 21 years old.

Sport Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud

Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits". Unhappy Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, has left his future at the Spanish giant in doubt and has been linked to United and other top clubs after angrily announcing last week that his "conscience is clear".

Author: 0 Roger Federer wins Halle title for ninth time

Gasquet will play his first Halle semi-final since 2013 against either German fourth seed Alexander Zverev or Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut . However, 21-year-old Khachanov rallied and force two set points which would have taken the match into a decider before Federer , an 18-time Grand Slam victor, closed out the tie-break.

Sport Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup
Author: 0 Chile feels the fatigue from its all-out play in Confed Cup

Germany are expected to ease past a hit-and-miss Mexico side in their own semi-final, although Juan Carlos Osorio's side are yet to lose thus far in the competition after coming from behind to earn wins against Russian Federation and Mexico, also striking late to earn a point against Ronaldo's Portugal.

Author: 0 Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

Petersburg S. "We're confident and want to win", said Ronaldo, who picked up his third straight man-of-the-match award in Russian Federation. The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a stunning sequence of games to end his 2016-17 campaign, netting 16 times in his final 10 fixtures.

Author: 0 NSW hope conditions help in Origin 'war'

The Maroons shattered 82,000 fans as they clawed back from 16-6 down at half-time to send the series to a decider in Brisbane on July 12. But the jury is out on Thurston's fitness again after he aggravated a shoulder injury. Despite Queensland - foolishly, Maroons coach Kevin Walters conceded - calling him out as a defensive liability ahead of the match, Hayne proved he was up to the shift into the centres.

Sport Loew relishes Mexico test at Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Loew relishes Mexico test at Confederations Cup

Vargas reacted quickest to obtain the knock down to half-time sub Martin Rodriguez , who scored his first worldwide goal with a sharp surface that soothed Chilean nerves. "We're obviously at a disadvantage", Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said. Chile will face European champions Portugal in Kazan on Wednesday in the first semi-final.

Sport Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome
Author: 0 Oilers trade forward Jordan Eberle to Islanders for centre Ryan Strome

The first return is back, and it's a good one. Grabovski, 33, hasn't played since the 2015-16 campaign due to concussion-related issues. The Hall of Fame defenseman played in five All-Star games, represented Canada in the Olympics four times, won a Stanley Cup with Anaheim and appeared in 1,167 regular-season games with five clubs.

Sport Team India Captain Virat Kohli Beats Salman Khan
Author: 0 Team India Captain Virat Kohli Beats Salman Khan

Virat Kohli has become the second most followed Indian on Facebook after Prime Minister Narendra Modi with over 35 million followers. Shastri had also applied for the job past year but Anil Kumble was preferred over him. Former Indian cricket team captain and team India director Ravi Shastri has chose to apply for the post of Indian cricket team's head coach, opening new opportunities for BCCI.

Sport NBA Awards: Russell Westbrook moved to tears during MVP acceptance speech
Author: 0 NBA Awards: Russell Westbrook moved to tears during MVP acceptance speech

Westbrook set up a record 42 triple-doubles this season to move past Oscar Robertson and breaking his single-season record of 41 triple-doubles in 1961-62. That stat helps illustrate his importance and it highlights why he became the first player since 1981 to win MVP on a team that didn't reach at least 50 wins.

Sport Lions skipper wanting to 'pull a bit of momentum back' against Hurricanes
Author: 0 Lions skipper wanting to 'pull a bit of momentum back' against Hurricanes

It should make the crucial second test a bit tenser. "I don't think it's necessarily that we got absolutely dominated up-front (in the first Test) and they smashed us in the scrum and whatever". Gatland also pointed out that players involved against the Hurricanes on Tuesday could force their way into the Test 23, with Liam Williams and Elliot Daly having achieved as much with impressive performances against the Chiefs last week.

Sport FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out
Author: 0 FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out

Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal progressed to last four as winners of Group A, finishing above Mexico on goal difference. Meanwhile, hosts Russian Federation lost the match to Mexico after taking the lead in the 25th minute courtesy an Aleksandr Samedov shot against Mexico in their last group game.

Author: 0 Cameroon: Eagles Must Be Wary of 'Wounded Lions', Cameroon - Esin

After Kerem Demirbay fired Germany in front just after the break, Werner struck either side of Vincent Aboubakar's consolation effort for Cameroon on 78 minutes. Unable to repeat their run to the final in 2003, the Indomitable Lions picked up a solitary point on their first appearance on the global stage since their disappointing showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

Author: 0 Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

Aboubakar scored the first goal for Cameroon in the 79th minute but Werner secured Germany's victory by netting a goal nine minutes before the final whistle. He added: "There have been ups and downs, we often got to semi-finals, but never made it but the win in the Maracana (2014 World Cup final) was a crowning moment".

Sport Athletics - Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated
Author: 0 Athletics - Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated

The home crowd had plenty to celebrate with 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen again breaking the four-minute barrier for the mile. In the steeplechase, women cadre, Commonwealth champion Purity Kurui will take the battle to Sofia Assefa of Ethiopia, the 2012 Olympic silver medallist.

Author: 0 England to face Germany in Euro Under-21 semi-final

It was a deserved victory and it's fundamental in these tournaments to top the group. The first semi-final is shaping up to be a must-watch fixture. It is that sort of mentality that has made Germany's Europe's most successful nation and it is worth remembering that the last time England reached the final of this tournament, in 2009, they were thrashed by Germany in the final.

Sport Kvitova wins first title since knife attack
Author: 0 Kvitova wins first title since knife attack

She won the Wimbledon title in 2011 and '14. Barty, an accomplished doubles player, has been making good progress in singles this year, winning the first WTA title of her career last February, and Kvitova was far from complacent at the prospect of facing her.

Sport Real Madrid: Cristiano will prove innocence over tax allegations
Author: 0 Real Madrid: Cristiano will prove innocence over tax allegations

The Portuguese-born star defrauded the tax authorities of 1.4 million euros in 2011, 1.7 million euros in 2012, 3.2 million euros in 2013 and 8.5 million euros in 2014, prosecutors allege . The statement read: " Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid in 2009 under the Law of Impatriots, legislation in force and prevailing then, and he was taxed only for the incomes that were attributable to Spain ".

Sport Pokemon GO: Free PokeCoins No Longer Unlimited
Author: 0 Pokemon GO: Free PokeCoins No Longer Unlimited

This is applied to all Pokemon and gyms across the mobile game. This means that you can buy multiple premium raid passes at once, and hold onto all of them until you're ready to use them. If a trainer fails, he or she can simply retreat and use potions and try again as long as the raid is still ongoing. But now that the raid requirementys have further dropped, trainers at level 25 or above can have the opportunity to tackle the bosses.

Sport Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

Green was rewarded for his do-everything role with the N.B.A. champion Warriors. Two-time champion of the National Basketball Association last season in average per game were scored 10.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.4 blocked shots.

Author: 0 Lions are ready to roar ahead of first Test, insists Graham Rowntree

Meanwhile, a number of those that produced the goods against the Chiefs will hope to feature in the second and third Tests after a comfortable success. "He spoke exceptionally well to the group last night before we left the hotel, spoke with real passion". When asked if that was a decision to protect him for Saturday, Gatland replied: "possibly".

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