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Sport British cycling criticised for lack of governance in report
Author: 0 British cycling criticised for lack of governance in report

Former British Cycling coach Ken Matheson, who said in December that he had considered suicide under Brailsford's "brutal regime" and contributed evidence, strongly criticised the final report. "This report highlights that there were major failings at British Cycling and UK Sport was asleep on its watch", said Knight, a member of the Culture , Media and Sport Select Committee.

Author: 0 Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

They did lose Azhar late on with just 39 more runs needed, cutting onto his stumps, but it was too little, too late for England as the match finished with 12.5 overs and 77 balls still remaining. The final is at The Oval on Sunday. There is concern from cricket fans all around the world that the infamous British weather may spoil the semifinals .

Sport Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko is confident she can take the attention in her stride following her remarkable win over Simona Halep , as she targets more grand slam success at Wimbledon. "She deserved to win", Halep pointed out, adding that she suffered much more from the loss this time compared with that three years ago. In one way, Halep winning her first major and rising to the top of the rankings would have brought a sense of stability to the women's game at a time when many ...

Author: 0 Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Others React to Golden State Warriors Victory

I might call him and say, "If they ask, just say our schedules conflicted.' And then if y'all write something, we'll say, 'Fake News". Kerr has taken aim at the US President about his leadership and policies, recently calling Trump a "blowhard" who "couldn't be more ill-suited to be president".

Author: 0 Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

A native of Seat Pleasant in Prince George's County, the small forward thanked "everybody" in the town, Prince George's, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. The Warriors attended the White House ceremony to honor their 2015 NBA Finals title when former President Barack Obama was in the White House.

Author: 0 Pakistan dismisses misfiring England for 211 in semifinals

It was a reputation it was living up to early on, going down by 124 runs to India in their first match of the tournament. But Sarfraz Ahmed's squad was in no hurry. "After the first loss, we were very down, but credit goes to the team management". "They boosted us up really well". Zaman, playing only his third ODI, went for the big shots and even though he mishit a lot of them, kept on playing in the same vein.

Author: 0 Blimp operator: Pilot 'OK' after US Open crash

I had the shakes. I'm swinging good, everything feels good. Spieth, 23, was not surprised that a player in the morning wave went out in 7-under 65 (which Rickie Fowler did), because deep down, he knew he could have done that himself. Koepka used his length to manhandle the course, while Harman hit driver 13 times as he tries to become the first lefthander to win the U.S. Open. "It was a horrific scene", Lovemark said.

Sport Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top
Author: 0 Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

But while taking questions from reporters on Wednesday , Warriors star Stephen Curry was asked to address Golden State's potential visit. Over the years, as James became one of the all-time greatest players the National Basketball Association has ever seen, moved to Miami, won his first National Basketball Association championship and gained worldwide fame, fans began to notice something: the headband stayed the same, but the hair kept retreating from it, per USA Today .

Sport Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession
Author: 0 Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession

His attorney, Paul Patterson , said the marijuana found in Wilder's SUV did not belong to the boxer. He told the publication: "Deontay has been out-of-state for several days". Both Wilder and Joshua are now undefeated with impressive reputations for displaying clinically, economical fight finishing firepower! He is 38-0 with 37 knockouts in his boxing career, his most recent victory coming via knockout against Gerald Washington back in February.

Author: 0 Yachting: New Zealand dispatch Britain to reach America's Cup challenger final

He was knighted several months after winning his fourth straight Olympic gold medal in home waters in 2012. "It's been an up-and-down road but it's nice to be hitting a bit of form", Outteridge said. "We have been very fortunate with our relationship with Oracle", Barker said. The vessel, however, took its place on the start line and appeared to have shrugged off the setback after getting off to a flier.

Sport 650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade
Author: 0 650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

After taking a 2-0 series lead in the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals , the Penguins looked to be cruising towards another National Hockey League title, however, the Predators wouldn't go away that easy. Crosby is a 3x Ted Lindsay winner, 2x Hart Trophy winner, 2x Maurice Richard winner, 2x Art Ross winner, 6x All-Star, 2 Olympic Golds, 1 World Cup win plus an MVP honor, 1 World Junior Gold and 1 World Championship Gold, plus 2x Conn Smythe winner and 3x Stanley Cup winner.

Sport Australian PM Mocks Trump In Leaked Audio: 'We Are Winning So Much'
Author: 0 Australian PM Mocks Trump In Leaked Audio: 'We Are Winning So Much'

They're the ones we're not winning in. Hinting at the ongoing Russian probe , Turnbull said in his speech, "You know the online polls. they are so easy to win". However, Channel 9 broke protocol and made it public. Time will tell what the notoriously thin-skinned President makes of Turnbull's speech. The video and audio of Turnbull's off-the-record speech was leaked, but it also reflected his own self-deprecation as he is also facing poor poll ratings.

Author: 0 Warriors Well-Built for Success Over the Long Haul

Overall, Monday's game was up 13% in MM results from the fifth game of the 2016 NBA Finals , which the Cavs won on June 13 past year. But Durant chose them, forming a super team. The alarm was sounded loud and clear by LeBron James not long after the NBA Finals ended, and every other player, coach and general manager around the league who did not end this season drenched in champagne surely agreed with what he was saying.

Author: 0 Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended one game for obscene gesture

Kenley Jansen worked the ninth for his for his 13th save and second of the series as the Dodgers won their sixth straight. Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger (35) scores as Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes waits for the ball during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Cleveland.

Sport Red Sox put LHP Johnson (shoulder) on 10-day DL
Author: 0 Red Sox put LHP Johnson (shoulder) on 10-day DL

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox , Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Philadelphia. Phillies: RHP Aaron Nola (3-4, 4.40) opens a three-game home series against Arizona on Friday night. Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly doubled home the only run in the eighth inning to lead the Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Red Sox on Thursday night.

Author: 0 Dana White offers more details on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight

In the ring and in the octagon, the names Mayweather and McGregor will be remembered forever. Rising star Catterall, who is expected to face Tyrone Nurse for the British title later this year, got the call from the Mayweather camp through a mutual contact and jumped at the chance to learn from the sport's best.

Sport Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m
Author: 0 Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m

The 24-year-old Netherlands global played in Ajax's Europa League final defeat to Manchester United last season. Despite relegation to the Championship, 23-year-old Pickford impressed between the sticks at the Stadium of Light and now gets the chance to continue his career in the top flight with the Toffees next season.

Author: 0 No break for Dixon to let left foot heal since Indy crash

Driver Charlie Kimball , right, celebrates with members of the crew after winning the pole position for an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Friday, June 9, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. When defending Texas victor Graham Rahal swept the two Detroit races last weekend, he became the first driver this season with multiple victories.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

This year's win was tougher than last year's. While they didn't capture the Presidents' Trophy as the league's best team, the Pens were consistently ranked within the top five of our team power rankings , meaning they were expected to beat nearly every team on neutral ice.

Sport Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England
Author: 0 Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England

The Three Lions took the lead on 70 minutes through substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but Leigh Griffiths equalised with a free-kick on 87 minutes and then remarkably curled in another free-kick just three minutes later. The draw leaves England looking assured of winning the qualifying group, bar any late collapse, but means Scotland still face a tough task to pip Slovakia and Slovenia to the play-off spot.

Author: 0 USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

You've got 156 of the best players in the world here. Not far behind Fowler from the morning wave of tee times were Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka , all of whom shot 67 and stand at 5-under par. I just didn't putt very good. "Sometimes it looks like I'm putting to two cups". "It's going to be a fun week and I like the way this course suits my game".

Sport Ranieri sees great season ahead at Nantes
Author: 0 Ranieri sees great season ahead at Nantes

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri , the architect of the Foxes' fairytale Premier League triumph, has signed a two-year deal to become the coach of Nantes , the French club confirmed on Thursday. "We are almost there, even if it's not yet official". "I do my work with passion, professionalism and focus, so what others say doesn't interest me".

Author: 0 Draymond Green trolls LeBron James with 'Quickie' shirt

He wore this T-shirt that served a double objective. Asked to explain his shirt by Rosalyn Gold-Onwude of NBC Sports Bay Area, Green said , "The Q?" "Not to be outdone, LeBron posted a photo of Green in the shirt on Instagram with the caption, ".

Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open

The blimp is seen flyinger over Erin Hills golf course earlier on Thursday. Fleetwood had missed the cut in his last two starts, but the 26-year-old from Southport made an ideal start with a birdie on his opening hole and added four more in a brilliant putting display.

Sport Former Chelsea boss Vialli sings praises of ex-teammate Conte
Author: 0 Former Chelsea boss Vialli sings praises of ex-teammate Conte

Ex-Chelsea manager Gianluca Vialli has hailed his former Juventus teammate Antonio Conte for the wonderful job he has conducted at Stamford Bridge so far. But Costa's brother, Jair, says that the striker is not anxious because he has had a number of different offers to leave the club. The 28-year-old is keen on a return to Atletico Madrid , but the Spanish outfit are now serving a transfer ban which means that they are unable to sign any new players until January.

Sport BCCI Announce Squad For The Tour Of West Indies
Author: 0 BCCI Announce Squad For The Tour Of West Indies

Pant has had the cricket community excited with his aggressive batting, which included a 326-ball 308 in the Ranji Trophy last season. Both Rohit and Bumrah have been rested. There are also some notable exclusion from the side that are playing in the Champions Trophy. The schedule: June 23 and 25 (first and second ODI, Port of Spain), June 30 and July 2 (third and fourth ODI, Antigua), July 6 (fifth ODI, Jamaica) and July 9 (only T20I, Jamaica).

Sport India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match
Author: 0 India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match

After being asked to bat after losing the toss, India got off to a great start with openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma piling up a 136 run partnership before the Shikhar was caught in deep off a full-toss from young leggie Shadab, that he could hit anywhere.

Author: 0 India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

He dealt predominantly in boundaries and despite Rohit typically taking his time to settle in, India got off the blocks in blazing fashion. The Indian skipper also let out inside information as he said, "Today also, he had a bit of stiffness in the right knee and we decided that the smart decision is to rest a guy who has been playing".