by | June 20, 2017 | 05:21

The 68,000-seat St Petersburg stadium will be a flagship venue at the 2018 World Cup and the home of Russian soccer powerhouse Zenit, but its decade-long construction marred by corruption allegations and delays has so far caused more disappointment than satisfaction.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:19

Dating back to 2007, she made the second round at Roland Garros four times, but then missed much of two years with foot and ankle injuries and came close to retiring from the sport. Undeterred, Ostapenko maintained the momentum and had Wozniacki scurrying around behind the baseline as the Latvian walloped the ball into the corners, often finishing rallies by thrashing away mid-court volleys.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:18

Lawrence Taylor is seen in his booking photo after his arrest on August 2, 2016, in Palm Beach County, Fla., on a DUI charge. Taylor's breath was tested twice and he was over the legal limit both times, .082 on the first test and.084 on the second.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:15

Russian Federation breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after its football team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches was fit for global matches. "The chances of losing the right to attend Confederations Cup and World Cup matches are significantly increased for people who are known to have committed serious violations", the organising committee said in comments e-mailed to Reuters.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:10

Murphy won the primary and will face New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno , who won the Republican primary . Guadagno led the Republicans, easily defeating runner-up Jack Ciattarelli , who only earned 29.2 percent of the vote. Ray Lesniak, Assemblyman John Wisniewski and Tenafly Councilman Mark Zinna. Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign, proposed last month a bill that would create a single payer system to cover primary and preventive care for New Jersey residents.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:13

But what was the future each man envisioned and what was the point of disagreement? The 47-year-old Griffin had been Cleveland's GM since May 2014. At the moment, Cleveland has no picks in that draft, but it does appear to have a need for a roster shake-up, given what appeared to a clear talent disparity during its 4-1 Finals loss to the Warriors.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:10

The Vegas Golden Knights will select one player from each of the NHL's other 30 teams Wednesday in the expansion draft, leaving the Kings' new management team perhaps wondering, "Only one?" McPhee was excited to discover the cache of quality players to choose from.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:05

But Durant exploded for 14 in the fourth quarter, including a pull-up 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left and the Warriors down 2. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James reacts during the second half against the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 .

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:03

Vettel was not particularly slow out of the blocks, but as Bottas dived underneath the German, and Verstappen raced around the outside, the driver who had finished either first or second at every round of the season so far, was suddenly on the back foot.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:59

Garbine Muguruza's defence of her French Open tennis title ended in tears when she broke down in the post match interview following her fourth-round loss to Kristina Mladenovic . "I think she just played really well", Williams said. Heading into this French Open , many figured the women's draw was wide open, because of the absences of Williams' sister, Serena, and Maria Sharapova.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:57

No more, no less. Nashville GM David Poile said he has spoken with McPhee and that the Predators "will do the best we can to protect as many assets as we can". They also protected five defensemen , the most out of any team. One thing that came out of the protected lists roster reveal is that the Golden Knights stand to walk away with a very strong blue line.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:59

That's when Beckman chose to file a lawsuit in a Federal Court in Chicago . Russell Beckman of Mount Pleasant , Wisconsin, filed the 10-page lawsuit in U.S. "This is about me trying to get the Bears to change what I think is a misguided policy". Beckman still wore his Packers' items to the game - and he was not allowed to partake in the pre-game experience.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:52

Vettel, starting alongside, got caught in a sandwich as Bottas shot past him on one side and Verstappen on the other, clipping the German's front wing. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, celebrates after winning the Canadian Grand Prix , Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Montreal. But the 18-year-old showed his skill to become the first Canadian not named Villeneuve to score points in a Formula One race.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:52

In Washington, Ryan Zimmerman hit his 18th and 19th home runs of the season in his return from back soreness, and the Nationals scored five sixth-inning runs against R.A. The league office will love that. "I reacted that way, and stooped to their level". He is appealing that suspension and will be able to play until his appeal is heard.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:48

Title-holders India, set 339 to win, collapsed against a Pakistan side they had thrashed by 124 runs in their tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. Their hopes now rested largely on the shoulders of Shikhar Dhawan who had been in fine form in the tournament but he made only 21 before nicking the inspired Amir to wicketkeeper Sarfraz.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:50

She had previously won her quarter-final after trailing Elina Svitolina 3-6 1-5 and Halep was the latest victim of her determination. In their first head-to-head clash, Ostapenko heated up quicker into the match as she finished a break as early as in the first game with her familiar forehand attack, before her Romanian opponent made a quick response to break in the second.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:45

Per Charlie Talbot-Smith of the Lions' website, Gatland said: "The players can put themselves in the frame for potential selection for Saturday, we will need players to double up, and for later in the Tour". Gatland added: "There's no doubt that there's some pressure on certain players and certain combinations have gone well". "For us, we can't really go into a game anxious about what the ref's going to rule on how we play the game".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:44

They were eventually dismissed for 158, with 19.3 overs to spare. India , who had demolished Pakistan during the group stage of the tournament, knew they needed an impressive batting display of their own if they were to chase down their target.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:40

Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. Asked who was the better player, Zidane said: "Cristiano Ronaldo, no doubt, because he scores goals and that's the most important". While Ronaldo is the man who applies the killer blow, Modricis the team's strategist, quietly working to create avenues and openings for Madrid to capitalise on.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:35

The incident sent some of the six-person crew into the water and others suspended, but all were safe and uninjured. He said the crew will review video to see what precisely went wrong. New Zealand, helmed by Peter Burling, won the day's first race by 31 seconds to move one race from eliminating the British crew. Ainslie said it appeared Burling made a slight misjudgment on rake and angle.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:37

The Real Madrid forward is edging closer to a move to Manchester United after falling out of favour at the Bernabeu. Morata has emerged as the most likely signing to replace Ibrahimovic in part due to his dissatisfaction at Real. " Manchester United? It's a club with great glamour, a very interesting option", Lopez said . "I can not tell [if it will be done quickly], we'll see".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:32

Unlike most hoops fans, comedian Kevin Hart was not confident about the Golden State Warriors winning the NBA Finals this year. "So there's going to be a lot of teams that are trying to figure out ways to put personnel together to try and match that if they're able to actually face them in a playoff series, both Eastern Conference and Western Conference".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:31

The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unanimously against making a White House trip. The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs chose to visit the White House in January to celebrate their historic 2016 title with former IL senator and outgoing President Barack Obama before he left office.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:29

And Yuvi came in and just took all the pressure off me. Having a stranglehold over Pakistan , Indian team played to a plan and achieved a huge win by D/L method against our old enemy. India displayed a clinical performance and out-classed their opponents at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground. "I was lucky I was dropped, but I capitalised and I was hitting it well".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:27

It was really down to the team, great minds working together, communicating". "I am over the moon". "It was our first one-two of the year so in terms of optimal points it was the most powerful weekend we've had, and we maximised it". "I think for us, we really solidified our strength, we've got a better understanding of the auto and hope we can put it in the same spot in the following races", he told Sky Sports television.