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Sport Sri Lanka crush tournament favorites India
Author: 0 Sri Lanka crush tournament favorites India

After being put in to bat by Angelo Mathews, India posted an imposing 321/6, courtesy a brilliant 125 from Shikhar Dhawan . It is Sri Lanka's joint-highest successful run chase in One Day Internationals, having also surpassed 322 to beat England at Headingley in 2006.

Sport Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Now Rinne goes into the biggest game of his career Sunday night needing yet another home victory to force the defending champs and the Stanley Cup Final to a deciding seventh game back in Pittsburgh . "I'm not an official so I'm not going to judge what's over the line and what's not", Subban said. Subban said on national television that he was in Crosby's face so much that Crosby was complaining about his bad breath.

Sport Three share lead at St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 Three share lead at St. Jude Classic

Three days after sealing a U.S. Open spot via a grueling 36-hole qualifier, Stewart Cink carried his good form into the first round of the St. Jude Classic in Memphis on Thursday to earn a four-way tie for the lead with a six-under-par 64.

Sport Hamilton revels in 'greatest honour' after being awarded Senna's race helmet
Author: 0 Hamilton revels in 'greatest honour' after being awarded Senna's race helmet

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel (5) of Germany gets ready to hit the track for the second practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix Friday, June 9, 2017 in Montreal. Fittingly, Hamilton's first pole was also in Montreal in 2007 - which was also the first Grand Prix that he won in his rookie season. "Our family is very happy with his achievements and I'm sure Ayrton would be in Montreal to deliver this special gift, absolutely happy in seeing his record being equalled by a driver as ...

Sport Aguilar's 2-out hit backs Nelson as Brewers beat Giants 6-3
Author: 0 Aguilar's 2-out hit backs Nelson as Brewers beat Giants 6-3

He gave up seven hits and two runs (one earned) in five innings. Giants: OF Hunter Pence, who entered the game in the seventh inning on Sunday after being activated from the disabled list, returned to the starting lineup. For sale: A jersey that Giants reliever Hunter Strickland wore during a game against the Washington Nationals on Memorial Day, when a 98 miles per hour fastball from the right-hander hit Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper to spark a bench-clearing brawl.

Sport Mourinho drops Ibrahimovic from Manchester United squad
Author: 0 Mourinho drops Ibrahimovic from Manchester United squad

His one season at the club was incredible. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in 46 games in all competitions for United last season. But Ibrahimovic is now recovering from a torn ACL suffered in April, and the 6-12 month recovery period that's normal for the injury, coupled with his age, 35, means Man United are moving in a different direction.

Author: 0 Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open

Thiem is the only player to defeat Nadal on clay this season, but the fourth seed barely gave his rival a sniff and conceded just nine points in a chastening final set. "Stopping him can be hard", said Nadal to BBC . Wawrinka took it to level the semi-final after four hours, another laser forehand speeding past Murray.

Author: 0 England Edge Out South Africa To Win ODI Series

There is additional pressure for South Africa this year because they were ranked as the number one team in one-day worldwide cricket when they arrived in England for a three-match series against the hosts leading into the Champions Trophy .

Sport South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153
Author: 0 South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

Rabada, Parnell and Keshav Maharaj (3-25) shared the wickets between them for the Proteas. It is the first time in the history of One Day International cricket that a side has lost six of their wickets in the first five overs. After it, two boundaries down to fine leg off Ball saw Amla go past 50 for the 33rd time in ODIs but he would fall for 55, edging a short ball from Roland-Jones onto his stumps to hand the Middlesex man an impressive first global scalp.

Sport Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes must solve tyre problem quickly to challenge Vettel
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes must solve tyre problem quickly to challenge Vettel

With leads in both the Drivers' and Constructors' Championships one third of the way through the season, Ferrari are beginning to look increasingly formidable in their attempt to win a first world title in nine years. "Tomorrow's race will clearly be a case of damage limitation for him". Knowing that Lewis Hamilton was so far down the track took huge pressure off the German and he easily defended his position from Valtteri Bottas going up the first corner.

Sport Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title
Author: 0 Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Jelena #Ostapenko is your @rolandgarros 2017 CHAMPION! And yes, she was trying to become the first woman in almost four decades to make a Grand Slam title the first tour-level triumph of her career. In fact, the Latvian started where she left off during her semi-final against the experienced Swiss Timea Bacsinszky, reeling off winners that had the crowd cheering their approval.

Sport Sampaoli has winning start for Argentina
Author: 0 Sampaoli has winning start for Argentina

The two-time world champions and second ranked team are struggling outside the automatic qualifying positions in fifth spot in the South American group with four games left while Brazil have already qualified for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation next year.

Sport Lakers NOT Impressed With Lonzo Ball After His Workout
Author: 0 Lakers NOT Impressed With Lonzo Ball After His Workout

Yes, there are going to be defensive questions to answer, but let's not get too ridiculous in parsing things before the two can combine for a crosscourt pass. Ball had dinner with Johnson, Rob Pelinka and Luke Walton on Tuesday and then lunch on Wednesday with Jeanie, Joey and Jesse Buss. There has been widespread speculation about where the Lakers will go with the second pick.

Author: 0 LeBron James Talks Returning to Cleveland After Cavs Owner Bashed Him

LeBron James' mother Gloria James and his wife Savannah did not want him to return to Cleveland in the summer of 2014, James revealed in his latest "UNINTERRUPTED" video production released Friday morning. With the Lakers , he'd be one of the most recognizable athletes in the world playing for one of the most famous franchises in sports, guiding the team back to glory - and as he ages, he could chase titles now and later with a young core peaking as he begins his decline.

Sport IOC approves new events for Tokyo Olympics
Author: 0 IOC approves new events for Tokyo Olympics

Last year, their team - which also includes Edmonton's Steve Sir - placed 10th in the world. There's a 12-second shot clock, and play never stops - after a made basket the team that gave up the bucket gets the ball and clears it out to the arc then can instantly start.

Sport All Blacks name bolters in squad to face Lions
Author: 0 All Blacks name bolters in squad to face Lions

The first points came from the boot of Owen Farrell in the 13th minute, though can easily be attributed to the Lions flanker Peter O'Mahony, with the Irishman plucking the ball out of the air to steal a Crusaders lineout. "We trained well, we knew we would get a good performance, every time we get together the better we will get". He needs some game time as well. "We've spoken about that and the potential of that happening but luckily we've picked some good leaders in this tour ...

Author: 0 ICC Champion Trophy 2017 venues

Defending champions India take on Bangladesh in their final warm-up match of 2017 Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval on Tuesday. They have also developed the backbone to fight out of tough situations, as evidenced by a comeback win against Sri Lanka in Tests, a rout of Afghanistan to secure their 100th victory in ODIs and a spirited defence of 238 against England in Dhaka .

Sport Windsor to host Memorial Cup Parade Wednesday
Author: 0 Windsor to host Memorial Cup Parade Wednesday

A tough loss for a strong Erie Otters team that battled to the Memorial Cup, first as OHL Champions, and then an awesome semifinal win to get them into the final. I thought we could do it. In the first period, Bracco glided through that same patch of ice towards the glass, pumping his arms to further gas up an already-firing crowd after he got his team rolling with the contest's first goal.

Sport Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan
Author: 0 Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

One may call it a mini World Cup, but there will be nothing miniature about the thrilling matches which will be played during the 16-day tournament. When questioned who will win, Laxman was quick to voice his support for India, who have come out on top against Pakistan in their last three meetings at the 2015 World Cup, 2016 Asia Cup and last year's World Twenty20.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reach final

I'm playing a young player, it is a big challenge and it will be great to play here on Chatrier again". Instead, Halep is now one victory away from it, while Pliskova will remain third, with Serena Williams dropping below her but Halep passing her.

Sport England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement
Author: 0 England bring in Finn as Woakes' replacement

The 28-year-old Finn is now in contention to play in England's second match at the global event, against New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday, and he is eager to take opportunity. England have a very strong chance of winning the Champions Trophy as they are one of the most balanced sides in the competition. Finn added: "I think a few guys had trouble getting home from dinner, because of the areas of London that had been cordoned off".

Author: 0 Ashwin may be fielded against Proteas, hints Kohli

This though is not the first time that both men will be playing in a high stakes match. Of India's four victories‚ two have been achieved in semi-finals. If he doesn't happen then so be it. We have all spoken about how the Pakistani's are not as good as India but let's just talk about how good we were.

Author: 0 Ivanisevic: 'Mentally weak' Nishikori won't beat Murray

Murray went down in the first set but responded by taking the second easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. The turning point seemed to come at deuce in the third game of the second set, when Murray caught his ball toss and was sanctioned by umpire Carlos Ramos for taking too long between serves.

Sport Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole

In winning the pole, Hamilton tied his idol, the late Ayrton Senna , with 65, second on the all-time list behind leader Michael Schumacher , who won 68 during his career. "But in Q3 when it came to go to getting those last hundreds and thousands of a second, when I was pushing harder, the auto became more unstable again, not so easy to predict, so I struggled more with the vehicle today than Lewis did".

Sport F1: Lewis Hamilton matches Ayrton Senna with blistering Canada pole lap
Author: 0 F1: Lewis Hamilton matches Ayrton Senna with blistering Canada pole lap

Luckily I got the good lap. "It was a sexy lap", he beamed. I can't believe it came together so well. "The team did a fantastic job to learn from our mistakes in the last race and really build up for this race". "You push, or you drive slow, depending on the temperature, and when it comes to doing your laps, sometimes they're ready, or not - it's hard". A happy, if not confident, Lewis Hamilton returned to the place where it all began on Thursday, a decade after claiming his first ...

Sport Lionel Messi's wedding: Everything you need to know before the big day
Author: 0 Lionel Messi's wedding: Everything you need to know before the big day

Do you think Messi ever considered leaving Barcelona? Messi has won eight La-Liga titles with Barcelona in his club career and four UEFA Champions League titles. Lionel Messi has invited every single one of his Barcelona teammates - 21 players in total - to his wedding in Rosario on June 30, but one notable name is missing from his invite list.

Sport Cards Head Back to Busch Looking to Stop 7-Game Skid
Author: 0 Cards Head Back to Busch Looking to Stop 7-Game Skid

Cardinals fifth. Jedd Gyorko singles to shallow left field. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are undefeated at 7-0 in their last seven games versus National League East opponents. "He was filthy", said Aaron Altherr, three times a Martinez strikeout victim. Gyorko opened the scoring with a two-run double off the right-center wall, after a leadoff walk by Dexter Fowler and a double by Stephen Piscotty .