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by | June 19, 2017 | 02:03

New Zealand never put Russian Federation under serious threat, with the hosts producing a convincing 2-0 victory in St. Petersburg. Boxall is missing the Nedbank Cup final against Orlando Pirates next weekend to feature in the competition, with New Zealand having games to come against Mexico (June 21) and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal at the same day as the Nedbank Cup decider.

by | June 19, 2017 | 02:04

His wavy brown hair and light beard would make him fit right in on the North Shore of Oahu, although he's from Southport, England. Koepka also reached the green in two on the 667-yard closing hole for a two-putt birdie and a 68. And then Friday, a 94-year-old man at the tournament for the first time stopped breathing while in a grandstand on the sixth hole and died of what Washington County officials said appeared to be natural causes.

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:42

England hit only one boundary in the final 10 overs and there was not a single six in the innings! Pakistan had to go into the match without main strike bowler Mohammad Amir but they did not miss him, with Rumman Raees slotting in to replace the 25-year-old.

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:45

With Putin no doubt starting to shift uneasily in his seat, Russian Federation finally broke the deadlock after 31 minutes - Denis Glushakov's delicate chip over the advancing Marinovic bundled over the line with FIFA crediting unfortunate New Zealand defender Michael Boxall with the final touch.

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:41

Earlier, India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and invited his Pakistani counterpart Sarfraz Ahmed to bat first. It is the win the whole nation wanted. "This is very important victory for Pakistan cricket", he said. Zaman made full use of the opportunity to punish the Indian attack on a day when it mattered most.

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:42

The World Cup winning wicketkeeper feels every player did his job, rather than one or two players delivering the win. Fast forward to Cardiff on Wednesday. Joe Root and Morgan continued to score at about five runs an over but Root, on 46, nicked leg-spinner Shadab Khan to wicketkeeper Sarfraz and Morgan (33) aimed an expansive drive at the lively Hasan and gave Sarfraz another catch to leave England in trouble at 4-141.

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:25

Finals MVP Kevin Durant was on a different bus with his mom. The Cavaliers will be searching for answers in the off-season after being dethroned, the Warriors avenging last year's loss when they squandered a 3-1 finals lead. James averaged 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists while shooting.564 from the field and.387 from three-point range against the Warriors .

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:25

Fans have become frustrated that games of 90 regulation minutes plus time added for stoppages at referees' discretion typically produce "fewer than 60 minutes of effective (actual) playing time", IFAB said. IFAB said some of the proposals could be implemented immediately and require no law changes, while some are "ready for testing/experiments" and some are "for discussion".

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:10

This isn't like most Opens. After weeks of pouring his heart and soul into qualifying for the first U.S. Open played in Wisconsin , Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round. Five players were two shots off the lead. There were three in 2016, including a final-round 63 by Henrik Stenson in winning The Open at Troon. "We get to go home today because Daddy played poorly".

by | June 19, 2017 | 01:10

But it was that calm demeanour that appealed to Real chief Florentino Perez when he made the surprise decision to appoint Zidane as boss in January past year. "I have signed a long-term contract at Madrid ", Bale is quoted as saying by the BBC after Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the final in Cardiff .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:58

Former Australia left-hander Michael Hussey feels that although India are hot favourites to retain the ICC Champions Trophy , but he believes that Pakistan can not be discounted as they have a feeling of "destiny" with them. The Men in Blue have won all three of their previous matches against Pakistan in the knockout stages of International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments to date .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:57

The same paper claims that Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino could now turn his attention to United's Chris Smalling after losing out to Leicester City for £17m defender Harry Maguire. The Spain worldwide had been expected to move to Old Trafford next season. Aside from Manchester United and Barcelona , the next best team in the world would probably be Bayern Munich , managed by former Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:50

It was crucial for our performance in the second half'. Juventus started the brighter and Mario Mandzukic's overhead kick will live long in the memory, but Ronaldo's brace along with efforts from Casemiro and Marco Asensio left Real celebrating a surprisingly comfortable 4-1 win.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:46

With the fielding restrictions in place for the opening 10 overs, South Africa could not take advantage and mustered only 35 runs. The Proteas, who are now the No. Du Plessis himself was out 5.1 overs after De Villiers went when he chopped on to Hardik Pandya . From 116/1, the Proteas found themselves struggling at 157/5.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:38

As they have done many times before, however, Pakistan suddenly found their form with wins over top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka before delivering an outstanding all-round display to stun previously unbeaten hosts England in the semi-finals.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:41

Milan bigwig Massimiliano Mirabelli said: "If Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid because of his tax problems and Real want to sign Donnarumma, then we are ready to talk to [club president Florentino] Perez". Donnarumma's stance with Milan has upset numerous club's supporters while making global headlines. The teenager has come in for a large amount of criticism for his apparent display of disloyalty to his current employers, who have begun a drastic rebuild of their first team since the April ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:36

The fans, she said, bring her special joy. "It's a great venue and a great city, so it's incredible to see all the fans out here this week". "Oh, it always helps", Thompson said. "Could have been really close to being a great shot", Henderson said. "Unfortunately, the two bogeys just came at the end and kind of put a damper on the round, but I'm still leading it looks like by two at this point", Henderson added.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:34

Chile's Edson Puch, right, and Cameroon's Christian Bassogog vie for the ball during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Cameroon and Chile , at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Sunday, June 18 , 2017. Sanchez should have broken the record, but saw his shot blocked after rounding Ondoa, only for Vargas to poke in the rebound. Chile dominated the game throughout, but couldn't finish several first-half chances.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:37

The super-fight is tipped to be the richest in history, exceeding the $600m generated by Mayweather's 2015 bout with Manny Pacquiao , but Hatton says it holds little appeal to him. "When I was a young fighter I could brag and boast and say I'm going to take his a** and do this and that". "Good luck to the boys". He added: "I'm not against sanctioning it for something like the Diamond title".

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:35

The first game for us is Russian Federation and we want to win that game. World Cup holders Germany and the Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations champions compete in the eight-team tournament, which will put Russia's ability to handle thousands of visiting and home fans under the spotlight.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:32

The skipper is also doing his bit, "The run-machine" will be the player to watch out for having scored 81 not out against Pakistan in the opening match. Dhawan is the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 317 from four innings at an average of 79.25. The bowling department for India under the likes of pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin have looked solid bowling economically while providing clinical breakthroughs.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:34

Frederick Gaudreau scored the game-winner and Pekka Rinne (PEH'-kuh REE'-nay) stopped 23 shots as the Predators earned a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Nashville . 1 job back four games ago. "We know how good he can be". "I know people talk about how we're exhausted, but believe me, they're exhausted too", Pittsburgh forward Evgeni Malkin said.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:30

Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. The players have been outstanding, the way they've prepared and the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating [by India] at Edgbaston, was unbelievable. They told me how proud they were of our 2007 T20 World Cup win. They took time to get off the blocks in the first few overs and Zaman was also lucky to get a reprieve on 3.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:27

Kovalev contended the blows were fouls and demanded another immediate rematch, but his less-than-fearsome posture prior to the climax indicated the intangible tide had already turned and effectively took the teeth out of yet another "I'll kick his a- (next time )" post-fight promise.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:15

Chicago trailed 4-3 until Jason Heyward and Willson Contreras began the ninth with doubles off Juan Nicasio (1-3) to tie it. Tony Watson replaced Nicasio and pinch-hitter extraordinaire Jon Jay drove in the go-ahead run. Quintana (3-8) snapped a four-game losing streak. He improved to 5-0 in five starts in Toronto. A video review confirmed their suspicions, taking the historic home run off the board.