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Lions tour: New Zealand suffer injury blows ahead of Tests

The Crusaders forwards fielded the restart and drove their way up the field, making a meter at a time for almost three minutes after the final hooter until Hunt banked over the match-winning drop-goal. While the Highlanders dominated the first half statistically, spending 72 percent of the half in Crusaders territory and eight minutes inside the Crusaders' 22, they lacked the composure to turn their many chances into points.

England produce highest run chase to open Champions Trophy in style

As reported on www.icc-cricket.com , South Africa captain AB de Villiers insists his team is relishing the opportunity to solidify its status as the world's best ODI side with ICC Champions Trophy success, following its dramatic defeat of England on Monday.

Juan Martin del Potro comforts tearful Nicolas Almagro

Sometimes you think you have hit a good shot and then he comes up with unbelievable power from a defensive position. Murray's on-court demeanour, which very often appears negative, is something he is criticised for and the 2016 Roland Garros runner-up conceded he needed to work on it.

Expect same lineups for Pens and Preds in Game 2

This isn't the strategy that head coach Mike Sullivan and his staff drew up, but having the likes of Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel needing just one chance to change a game, it's been working. Zach Smith, of Crafton, Pa., covers his Stanley Cup replica as he waits in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators , Wedne.

NI rider Lee Johnston airlifted after TT crash

Johnston was said to be conscious but no further information has been given on his condition. Johnston later stated on Twitter that he had sustained a "broken back, coccyx and finger" and thanked his fans for their messages of support. Lee Johnston on the Padgett's Honda Supersport machine during TT practice. . Maguiresbridge man Johnston had been due to ride a BMW in the Superbike and Superstock classes and was scheduled to compete for Ryan Farquhar's KMR team in the Lightweight class for ...

Quintana back in pink as Dumoulin struggles

After thwarting a series of attacks by Quintana on the fifth and final climb of a spectacular stage through the Dolomites, the Team Sunweb leader finished ninth at 1 minute, 6 seconds behind BMC Racing rider Van Garderen to maintain his 31-second lead on the Colombian climbing specialist and a 1 minute, 12 second cushion on Italy's two-time victor Nibali.

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

But even if the French crew win that race, an inferior track record in the pre-event series means they can not beat the other crews seeking to challenge Oracle Team USA. This model is held up by the America's Cup organisers as a way for more hopefuls to mount challenges. "Really excited. The race against the Kiwis is going to be the decider for us in the bonus point ".

Sailing-Oracle Team USA beat New Zealand to win America's Cup qualifier

Team New Zealand lost to Oracle in their final qualifier race. In the first race of the day [Round Robin 2 race 8], Emirates Team New Zealand again showed their pedigree with a near ideal performance, easily overcoming SoftBank Team Japan.

Djokovic, Nadal advance to fourth round

Fourth seed Nadal coasted to the most one-sided win of his Roland Garros career as his 63rd-ranked opponent, playing his first match on Philippe Chatrier Court, was struck down by stagefright. "What? Do you understand Serbian or what?" The gesture you made with the racket. Ramos: "No, you did not". There was indeed a flip-flop of tough strategies and overpowering from Diego, some tactics that surprised Djokovic with disguised drop shots, powered forehands and sharp-angled hard hitting ...

Cavs seek answers after Game 1 demolition by Golden State Warriors

They're 80-15 this season. "We're playing a great team, we're playing the champs". The Cavs, who fell to 12-2 in the postseason, will attempt to do just that in Game 2 on Sunday at 8 p.m.at Oracle Arena. We know we're capable of playing a lot better. "That's something that I imagine Ty probably talked about (with the media) and we can definitely do a better job of".

Warren Gatland Offers Reasons For Awful Lions Showing Vs NZ Baa-Baas

Credit to the Barbarians here who were tenacious against their vaunted opposition and after just stepping off the plane on Wednesday , the hit out and a few extra days will do them wonders as they look to their next match against the Blues in Auckland this coming Wednesday.

Juventus, Real Madrid lineups for UCL Final announced

That was an accusation that used to be levelled at Cristiano Ronaldo, although in recent years the Portuguse forward has resoundingly delivered when it matters. Real Madrid and Juventus square off with everything on the line, giving us a match between the two best teams in Europe this season, and both teams have history on the line in this match.

Buffon's battle for Champions League glory

Ronaldo, after all, has saved his best for last. But he's endured an injury-hit 2016/17 campaign and is unlikely to start when Real Madrid face Juventus in tonight's Champions League final . The 39-year-old has won nearly everything in the game but is still missing a winning Champions League medal as he prepares to prove his last chance tomorrow.

Aus vs New Zealand: Match abandoned due to rain, teams share points

We gave them a lot of freebies. "We saw when the Australians did that it was more hard to score and get some momentum", WIlliamson said. New Zealand racked up 291 off 45 overs thanks to Williamson's 100 off 97 balls and Luke Ronchi's blistering 65 off 43.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic goes nuts at chair umpire at French Open

Schwartzman played well during that stretch, to be sure, but the No. 2-seeded Djokovic's biggest problem was himself. "For me, I do this on my own time and my own dime", said Agassi. It is going to be very complicated". Fifth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada also advanced to the fourth round when his opponent, Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, retired from the match with a left thigh injury.

Celtic's move for Jonny Hayes hits Ryan Christie snag

The Republic of Ireland worldwide has worked with Rdogers before, when emerging from the Reading academy, and is widely considered the best player in the Scotland who doesn't play for Celtic . And the wide man, who has three senior worldwide caps, is in Martin O'Neill's national squad to face Uruguay in a friendly in Dublin on Sunday. Hayes, who was farmed out by the Foxes to Northampton Town and Cheltenham Town, joined Caley Thistle in 2009.

Defending champions Djokovic and Muguruza among French Open winners

Talented Austrian Dominic Thiem, seeded sixth and an outside bet for the tournament, plays Italy's Simone Bolelli on Suzanne Lenglen Court. The match between defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza and 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone did not disappoint.

Man Utd cool Griezmann interest

The former Sweden global joined the Red Devils last summer as a free agent following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain and signed a one-year deal with the option of extending his deal for a second season. They have now cooled their interest in Griezmann. There were also doubts today about Atletico's willingness to sell Griezmann after it was confirmed the club has been hit with a transfer ban which means they can not sign players until the January 2018 window.

Underdogs Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for finals

The Warriors are the first team to win their first 12 games of the postseason, sweeping all three rounds so far. In 2013, Mike Brown was hired by the Cleveland Cavaliers on a five-year deal reportedly worth $20 million . The Cavs can have less turnovers and shoot far greater from the field, but the Warriors are clearly going to get what they want offensively and the firepower is overwhelming.

Another 65 gives Dufner huge lead at Memorial

Spieth and Justin Thomas (71) were tied for fourth, eight shots behind. Scotland's Martin Laird is a stroke further back at five under par. Through 36 holes, Dufner has missed a green in regulation only once, on the par-four 18th on Thursday, the same hole he eagled Friday as he teed off on the 10th.

Philippine police questioning driver in casino attack probe

A gunman entered the Resorts World Manila complex early on Friday and set fire to the gambling tables, unleashing smoke that killed 37 patrons and casino employees. The footage then showed casino security men and police officers chasing the gunman as he tried to hide in the basement. There was no explanation from police on Saturday for the discrepancy.

With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz

Ridden by jockey Javier Castellano , Cloud Computing chased down Classic Empire in the stretch to win the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore and end Derby victor Always Dreaming's quest to claim the coveted Triple Crown .

Posey avoids 'big guys tumbling' in Nats-Giants brawl

The pitch connected, Harper was immediately displeased, and after motioning with his bat broke into a full sprint towards the Giants fireballer, pausing only briefly to take off his helmet and crow-hop to get a few extra miles an hour on the protective device he clearly meant to hurl back at the aggressor.

Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro

Del Potro , who is playing the French Open for the first time since 2012, faced Murray in two of his biggest matches last season - at the Rio Olympics and in the Davis Cup semi-finals. "I say to him, 'Try to be calm'". "After my grandpa passing, I just lost a lot of motivation to do anything, really". Unless I'm joking with my Dad or Alexis and I'm trying to con something out of them too.

James says stopping Durant will be tough

Kerr was the 2015-16 NBA Coach of the Year for guiding the Warriors to the winningest season in NBA history at 73-9, but the achievement was bittersweet given Golden State fell victim to the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, squandering a 3-1 edge to see Cleveland win in seven games .

Busch on Dover pole, eyes 1st win

Martin Truex Jr . was second, followed by Suarez and Kenseth. "I think there is something to try here and we will figure it out if we keep playing with it and we keep trying it and develop the process". (157.061mph), Jamie McMurray (156.781mph), Chase Elliott (156.753mph) and Clint Bowyer (156.706mph) rounded out the top 10. He was fourth in the second session (22.738 at 158.325) and eighth at the conclusion of the first (22.766 at 158.131).

Durant just golden to the Warriors at the start of NBA Finals

The Warriors have Thompson under contract for the next two years and the Warriors will still be able to give him a massive contract when that one's up. I just feel like if I play hard and work hard every day, I'll get rewarded no matter what I do, so I'm not going to get caught up with the numbers and how much money I could potentially make because it'll all come around.

I haven't broken so many records by accident - Ronaldo

The Italians had won the competition two years earlier, were in their third successive final and possessed a star-studded line-up including current Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane . The other side already has some Juventus banners lying on the seats ready to be deployed. But Vidal was sent off in the 84th and Ronaldo scored twice early in extra time to put Madrid in the semifinals for the seventh straight season.

Kinder Morgan Canada falls in trading debut as foes align

Atlantic Limited Liability Co invested in 10.66M shares or 1.46% of the stock. Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) has risen 13.09% since June 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2016 Q4. Investors of record on Monday, May 1st were issued a dividend of $0.125 per share. WARNING: "Somewhat Negative Media Coverage Likely to Affect Kinder Morgan (KMI) Share Price" was first posted by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily.

Trump climate deal: United States can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

And that's been largely accomplished through innovation and technology, not government mandate. Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures.

Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant smiles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are set to meet for the third consecutive season in the NBA Finals .

Looks like Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel ahead of Kimi Raikkonen this season

But the triple world champion admitted he can ill-afford another off-colour weekend if he is to halt Vettel's charge. "It is very hard for the leading auto to get jumped unless the team decide to favour the other vehicle", Autosport.com quoted Hamilton as saying.

Blasts heard at Kabul victim's funeral

Three blasts occurred at a cemetery in the Khair Khana district of the capital city of Kabul on Saturday as mourners gathered for the funeral of Salim Ezadyar, a senator's son who was one of five people killed during a protest on Friday. Ayzadyar died during violent clashes between Afghan police and protesters at a demonstration in Kabul on Friday. Prior to the funeral, authorities had sealed off roads in the centre of the city, citing intelligence threats to large crowds.

French Open Day 6: Djokovic escapes as Nadal dominates

The defending men's singles champion Djokovic need five sets to beat Schwartzmen, but advanced, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. The fourth-seeded and the reigning champion outscored Putintseva 26-14 in winners, and reached the 73 per cent in winning on first serve, 24 percent higher than Putintseva.

'Covfefe' stumps 2017 National Spelling Bee Champion Ananya Vinay

She receives a $40,000 cash prize and the Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy presented by Scripps, a Kindle e-reader from Kindle, a $2,500 US savings bond and a complete reference library from Merriam-Webster. "But I'm kind of exhausted at the same time", Ananya added. "It was interesting to go back and forth for so many rounds". Now, she'll return only in a ceremonial role to help present the trophy to next year's victor.