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by | June 06, 2017 | 09:30

However, most fans on social media seemed pleased with the club's initiative. Despite seemingly acknowledging the uncertainty as a problem, Wenger refused to be drawn on his future ahead of the FA Cup final - for which the Gunners could be without defenders Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel, sent off and injured respectively against Everton .

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:02

Johnson's helmet for the day also featured a collage of Cale and many of his 83 wins. "It's been an interesting challenge but I think that because Liberty University has been a sponsor of mine for so long, they really work well with me, " he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:30

Forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin led Pittsburgh forwards in power play time in Game 3 with four minutes and three minutes, 46 seconds, respectively. The NHL says 3.6-plus million votes over a six-week stretch led to the choice of the Gretzky-led, Stanley Cup winning team that won its second straight title in 1985.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:03

The shore crew will be working into the night to fix the wing. "We will have to make sure our reliability is sound, and that we can actually manage the boat around the track in tomorrow's conditions". An unexpected day eventuated for the first day of Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Play Off Semi Final racing in Bermuda . It's also looking like racing on Wednesday 7 May might be too windy - we will keep you posted on whether we will loose another reserve day due to weather! However, ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:04

The players were introduced one by one and then head coach Zinedine Zidane was honoured, with a large fireworks display finishing proceedings. Real Madrid won the European championship and lifted the La Liga for 2016-2017, but Bale believes there are more laurels to come for the Los Blancos .

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:13

There have been suggestions that his uncle, Toni - who will give up his main coaching role at the end of the year - admonished Nadal at the start of the season for what he perceived to be a lack of motivation. Kristina Mladenovic ensured France will have women in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:56

In a blog on www.icc-cricket.com, Afridi wrote: "As a Pakistani supporter, the drab show was a painful watch indeed as India once again proved that it has a stranglehold over its neighbour that it is in no mood to relinquish". Before the match, players, officials and a crowd of 24,156 - a record for a one-day worldwide at Edgbaston - observed a minute's silence for the victims of Saturday's London terror attack that killed seven people.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:21

Court said she would no longer fly with Qantas because the airline's chief executive, Alan Joyce, supported same-sex marriage, and also wrote a letter to a local newspaper calling out fellow Australian Casey Dellacqua . In this January 26, 2015 photo, Australian tennis great Margaret Court smiles during the official launch of the remodeled Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne .

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:48

Kohli's master-class from 68 balls helped India post 3-319 in their 48 overs, after their innings had desperately needed a spark. Amir bowled quite beautifully before walking out, after suffering from cramps bowing at an economy of 3.91, a phenomenal effort when the opposition scored 319 in 48 overs.His departure had freed India up for a run-feast, Yuvraj (53) and Kohli putting on 93 at almost 10 an over as all notion of Pakistani discipline evaporated.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:50

Both goals were waved off within three minutes of Forsberg's goal, but the Predators kept pressing with Josi scoring Nashville's first power-play goal of the series for the win . As Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle said last week, "you see these elderly women out there with a sledge hammer taking a pounding at a auto that's got a Ducks logo on it ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:41

Sri Lanka , meanwhile, were in trouble after they took four hours and seven minutes to finish their 50 overs. In fact, between the 24th and 43rd over - when he got out - he hit only one boundary. Some late cameos from JP Duminy and Chris Morris helped them set a target of 300. The veteran, playing his first one-day global since November 2015, seemed to lose his balance as he stepped backwards onto the rope, and then in diving forward he somehow failed to get a hand onto the ball.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:17

Panic spread through a throng viewing the Champions League soccer final in a Turin square on Saturday and prompted a stampede that injured more than 1,000, authorities said. "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 06, 2017 | 07:39

Security around the England team has been beefed up since the attack with respected European Central Bank security man Reg Dickason responsible for ensuring the team's safety. If England keep faith in Ball, who conceded 82 runs in exchange for one wicket against Bangladesh, then it becomes a straight fight between Finn and the left-arm seamer David Willey for the final place in the team.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:34

However, they will have to be anxious about the manner in which they lost to the Proteas in the last ODI. An unbeaten 133 by a cramping Joe Root, a 95 by opener Alex Hales, and an unbeaten 75 by Morgan paced an aggressive England to what, in the end, was a comfortable win in sunny conditions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:58

At the end of the first quarter, Cleveland played almost ideal defense for an entire possession. Although the Warriors won both games by almost 20 points or more, Sunday night's contest was tightly contested throughout majority of the game.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:41

TURNING POINT: After a layup by Irving pulled the Cavs within four, 86-82, with 5:42 left in the third quarter , the Warriors responded with a 16-6 run, closing the quarter with a 102-88 lead. Warriors forward Kevin Durant finished with 33 points, 13 rebounds and six assists and came up with some key defensive plays. No other player has more than two.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:02

The 40-year-old American set the 36-hole scoring record for the tournament when he opened with a pair of 65s to establish a five-shot lead, but then the wheels came off in spectacular fashion in round three as he shot a 77 that appeared to end both his chances and his interest in the tournament.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:33

While James has thrived so far and had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double Sunday, he hasn't gotten almost enough help. No player in league history has posted across-the-board numbers that were equal to, much less better than, those in a Finals game. On that third-quarter drive, James had little help as Love got there late.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:36

Credit to India's batsmen. "I would say 9 out of 10". "This was a very complete performance from us", Kohli said at the post match presentation. " India started as the favourite and played the entire game in the same frame of mind, even as Pakistan crumbled limply". Pakistan were never in the hunt chasing a target of 289 in 41 overs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:35

Golden State's record-breaking 14th consecutive postseason win came in Steve Kerr's return to the Warriors' bench after he missed the previous 11 games while dealing the spinal-fluid issues. Cleveland led early, but Golden State recovered and led by as many as 10 halfway through the opening period. Additionally, LeBron James made a point to stop by the Warriors sideline and wish Kerr well.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:39

Game 3 will take place on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET. Maybe get a little teary-eyed. He ran circles around James during one masterfully skillful sequence, then drove left through the paint for a right-handed layup over the star's outstretched arm during a signature moment in another rout.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:59

The former Bulls guard and ESPN analyst plays the foil for Kobe Bryant in a recent commercial, a nice warmup for his new sitcom, "Jalen vs". It's something many Lakers fans have reminded Rose about since, with him issuing blocks on Twitter for "81" jokes and references.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:40

Despite an nearly two-hour delay in the middle of the race, Dillon came through with his first career Monster Energy Series win. With Ryan Newman punching his ticket to a birth winning at Phoenix International Raceway in March, it's the first time since 2011 that RCR has two separate winners in Victory Lane, when Kevin Harvick won four races and Paul Menard won the Brickyard 400, also on fuel mileage.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:51

The Black Caps, however, will go through if they beat both England and Bangladesh in their remaining matches. Australia's sense of frustration was compounded by the fact that at 83 for 1, they were well ahead of the 20-over Duckworth-Lewis-Stern par score of 48 despite having only batted 16 overs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:35

But the Cavaliers also struggled again with turnovers, punctuated by Kyrie Irving losing a behind-the-back pass to Tristan Thompson that led to a Golden State fast break. This was not a ideal game for them by any stretch and it was still more than enough to overcome James at near his best. All the things that make TT so valuable to the Cavs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:00

Gavaskar, who appeared to be looking at something on the liquor baron's phone, and Mallya both could be seen wearing Champions Trophy lanyards. The court order came on a contempt plea by a consortium of 13 banks led by State Bank of India seeking the recovery of more than Rs 9,000 crore that they had given to now grounded Kingfisher Airlines .

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:37

But I don't think they should apply for a job like that. BCCI has invited application for Team India head coach. The two Indians among applicants are former fast bowler Dodda Ganesh and former India A coach Lalchand Rajput . The coach likes to see everyone train hard to the point of exhaustion while the captain likes his players to be fresh on the field. Kumble helped India win all five Test series since his appointment in June a year ago, but the BCCI has insisted it has ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:28

But Bale was reduced to the role of bit-part player after recent injury problems, sent on for only the final 13 minutes at the National Stadium of Wales with the game already won. The Wales worldwide was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff .

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:45

He will return as a top player: "in three months he will play again with a ideal ankle". We Chelsea fans are under no illusions, it doesn't matter who you play for, it is hard to turn down Real Madrid . The Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has previously expressed his interest in Hazard, who scored 16 goals in the league as Chelsea won a second title in three seasons.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:24

Umaga has never gone into any great detail about the incident. The 26-year-old thanked Lam for the opportunity for a new rugby experience, before revealing his huge excitement at facing the Lions on Wednesday. Blues XV: Michael Collins, Matt Duffie, George Moala, Sonny Bill Williams , Rieko Ioane, Stephen Perofeta, Augustine Pulu; Ofa Tu'ungafasi, James Parsons (captain), Charlie Faumuina, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Scott Scrafton, Akira Ioane, Blake Gibson, Steven Luatua.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:20

Thompson emerged from a postseason-long shooting funk to score 22 points with four three-pointers while playing more stellar defense and pulling down seven rebounds for the Warriors , who shot 18-for-43 from deep. The Cavaliers, who have gotten nothing from the quintet of JR Smith, Brampton native Tristan Thompson, Kyle Korver, Deron Williams and Iman Shumpert, can perhaps take solace in the fact they are back home for games Wednesday and Friday night.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:38

India beat Pakistan by 124 runs via D/L method on Sunday. In a blog on www.icc-cricket.com, Afridi wrote: "As a Pakistani supporter, the drab show was a painful watch indeed as India once again proved that it has a stranglehold over its neighbour that it is in no mood to relinquish".

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:37

Among those bubbling under is Monaco's teenage sensation Kylian Mbappé, who managed all his goals in the knockout phase. Midfielder Gareth Bale is enjoying life at Spanish champions Real Madrid and has committed his future to the club, the Welsh worldwide said after the side's Champions League triumph on Saturday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 07:51

It was Ronaldo's fourth Champions League title - three for Real and one at Manchester United - and his double took him to 600 career goals for club and country. They both came through together at the Sporting Lisbon academy where their friendship begun and while the two players would end up in very different teams and places, they would keep in touch with each other.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:55

I prepared myself to be fit in the final phase of the season and I managed to score important goals as well. Almost 1,000 football fans watching the Champions League final on Saturday (3 June) night in Italy's Turin were injured after firecrackers led to a bomb scare and stampede.