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by | June 11, 2017 | 19:46

England Under-20 manager Paul Simpson, told Sky Sports News: "What a weekend it's been for our national teams with the other Under-20 side winning the Toulon Tournament and now we have capped it off with winning the World Cup". Still, it nearly extended its lead out of nowhere. Josh Onomah's shot from well outside the area hit the crossbar before bouncing onto the goal line and away to safety.

by | June 11, 2017 | 21:01

Points leader Maverick Vinales failed to make up ground from a ninth-place start, bringing his Yamaha across the finish line 10th - nearly 25 seconds after Dovizioso. Maverick's lead in the standings was reduced to 7 points ahead of Dovizioso after 7 of 18 races. "I never give up. But Dovi today again was one step faster than us, especially on the main straight".

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:45

Well shock horror. Bremen today sold Gnabry on to Bayern, with a tidy little profit for looking after him for a year. Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Serge Gnabry from Werder Bremen for an unconfirmed fee believed to be in the region of €8 million.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:32

Selecting a victor might seem straightforward, given Andy Murray stretched Wawrinka's total court time for the tournament by four hours and 34 minutes to 15 hours and 20 minutes in a courageous but doomed semi-final over five sets on Friday.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:20

England and Bangladesh have already qualified for the semi-finals from Group A, while Australia and New Zealand have packed their bags and returned home . Du Plessis and De Kock also had a steady partnership of 40 runs for the second wicket before things went all awry. It was AB de Villiers' wicket which hit the number one side in the world quite hard as they could not recover properly.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:23

They played the kind of 48-minute game they have to against this Warriors squad, but take it from their leader, no one is going to be patting themselves on the back for a record 49-point first quarter or even finally putting an "L" on the Warriors 2016-17 post season resume.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:24

It's his 15th Grand Slam win, which means he has now surpassed Pete Sampras on the all-time Grand Slam wins leaderboard, trailing only Roger Federer, who has 18. On Sunday, he will be playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final. "He won all the finals he played in Grand Slams, and Rafael never lost a final here". Back to his best on his favorite surface, Nadal has been the dominant player of the clay court season.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:21

The South African innings fell apart thereafter, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2-23) and Jasprit Bumrah (2-28) impressing for India with two wickets apiece to run through the lower order before the innings ended with another run out. However, the pitches haven't assisted spinners as they did in the 2013 edition of the tournament where the spin duo of India proved extremely potent.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:39

Segura, 27, is now on the disabled list because of a high right ankle sprain suffered June 1 in a slide at second base. The timing of the move signals the Mariners' belief in Segura's offensive turnaround the past two years. Locking up another key player on the roster could certainly help the long-term outlook for the team, especially if Segura can continue to hit as well as he has during his first season with the Mariners.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:03

It was just a few hours ago that we were gorging on Mets , enjoying the Mets , letting the Mets drip off our chins and onto the keyboard. He was named America's Favorite Mascot in 2012 and joined Twitter in 2014. Thames went 63 plate appearances in between homers, a stretch in which he batted.163 with two RBIs while battling a hamstring injury and strep throat.

by | June 11, 2017 | 20:05

But Game 4 was about the league's current champion refusing to cede historic greatness to a team they beat last spring. The Golden State Warriors were quite open about their desire and expectation to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home floor, and it may well have backfired on them.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:17

In the end, Groenhart got the win by knockout. Some in the crowd obviously didn't see it that way and managed to land a few punches of their own before Groenhart's trainer and security were able to intervene. The fighters were competing when Grigorian inexplicably turned his back on Groehart and began walking toward the corner. "It was not illegal", Hemmers said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:35

Kevin Love called LeBron James a "freight train" and Kyrie Irving "the best ball handler in the world". Golden State Warriors starting forward Draymond Green won't be stuck watching game five of the NBA Finals from the stadium next door this year.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:32

He overcame the slow start as he and Faf Du Plessis put on South Africa's third highest Champions Trophy partnership of 145, partly thanks to Lasith Malinga who dropped Faf Du Plessis on 8 at Long Leg. A late flourish from JP Duminy (38 not out) and Chris Morris (20) ensured Proteas scored 63 runs off the final seven overs to end the innings at 299 for six.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:12

This comes despite "the affection he has received in the last few days and Zinedine Zidane's attempts" to convince him otherwise. However, the paper claims that the United manager will not spend the summer involved in transfer negotiations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:19

England had looked on course for a crucial, if uninspiring, victory over the Auld enemy after a second-half goal from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put them into the lead. Scotland nearly shot themselves in the foot when Gordon rushed off his line and the goalkeeper's poor header fell to Kane, whose lob was nodded away by Kieran Tierney and Marcus Rashford's follow-up was deflected wide.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:44

Vettel controlled the opening phase of the race after leapfrogging both Hamilton and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg off the line, but Ferrari's decision to pit the German twice enabled Hamilton to claim his fifth victory in Canada. "It's been close in every race so far", said Vettel, a three-time F1 champion. That's what kids notice, the colours, and then you kind of get hooked.

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:33

Game 6 is Sunday night in Nashville. Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray , left, stops a point-blank shot by Nashville Predators' Craig Smith during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:58

Former India Team Director Ravi Shastri though has not applied for the post and the CAC might be forced to ignore Kohli's plea. The BCCI's acting president CK Khanna has sent out an email to Choudhary asking the interview process to be postponed to after the board's special general meeting on June 26, though there is an element within the administration that would prefer the issue to be resolved sooner rather than later.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:51

Three years ago, it was something new, but now I know. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". But none of that matter as the Latvian power-hitter overwhelmed one opponent after the other with her monster groundstrokes and carefree attitude.

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:39

Burnett won the IBF bantamweight title in only his 17th professional fight by producing a thoroughly polished performance to convincingly outbox and nearly stop the defending champion. His scorecard was excellent: "it was just the wrong way around", Hearn told the BBC . Booth had said: "I told Ryan after the [cuts in the] second round, "This fight's not going 12 rounds, you're both cut too badly, win every moment of the next two rounds because it's going to go to a technical decision".

by | June 11, 2017 | 19:16

Golden State won Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night 118-113. Of the 15 wins, this was the toughest. James shook off a knee-buckling blow to the chin while scoring 39 and Kyrie Irving added 38 for the Cavaliers , who took a 113-107 lead with 3:09 left on J.R.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:04

Though while he's impressed, it's clear that the style he has played has taken a toll on his game. Both Green and head coach Steve Kerr noted that James would, and was, beginning to wear down late in the game. But the Celtics can run back the core that won 53 games and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals and add some serious talent to that mix. It's taken the concept of bulletin board material to an entirely different level.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:22

But if a team has speed and goaltending, hard hitting and goaltending or strong offensive execution and goaltending, it has a chance to hoist the Stanley Cup. The puck has been scheduled to drop at 7 p.m. Sunday. Since returning to the lineup during the Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators, Murray is 6-3 with a 1.87 GAA and a.931 save percentage.

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:48

Morata was linked with moves to Chelsea, Arsenal and even AC Milan but Jose Mourinho's side have won the race to sign the talented striker. In case you didn't know. That's normal for a striker who's scored 19 goals. This looks like being a very busy week for Manchester United in the transfer market. Meanwhile, Herrera complimented that by winning 64 tackles in the league this season, more than any other Manchester United player this term.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:50

The New Zealand choice leaves Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan as the other head-to-head semi-final. A final day defeat to Artemis Racing confirmed their position at the bottom of the standings. Mother Nature has proved that she is the only force that can beat the collective might of the America's Cup teams. "We know that, our competitors know that".

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:33

Recap: Helmsmen's news conference on race day one in the America's Cup challenger series final . Artemis Racing was a new syndicate four years ago but was devastated by the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamaran broke apart during a training run in May 2013.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:42

The Predators know exactly what they need to do better against Pittsburgh . But there's still at least one more chance for the teams to provide a one-goal game or maybe even some overtime, which had been on pace to break the all-time record for a single postseason through three rounds.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:04

Game 5 is Monday at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in National Basketball Association postseason annals to win a series. "I mean, you could nitpick each call, but they were the aggressor to begin with, and usually the aggressor gets the favorable whistle", Stephen Curry said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:09

The Red Devils have made signing Morata a priority in the last fortnight since cooling interest in Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann and had an initial £52m bid rejected for the striker. Morata has worked under Jose Mourinho at the Spanish capital club as the latter gave the striker his debut at the club. Mourinho called Smalling out in public saying that the 27-year-old needed to be "100 percent fit" to play, while other players showed more grit.

by | June 11, 2017 | 16:57

That, above everything, they have. While clearly Nashville was the better team in the second, they still didn't dominate. Yes, they have been the better team. Malkin's shot sent Rinne to the bench in favor of backup Juuse Saros , who made his playoff debut. Laviolette is famously secretive, of course, so it might mean nothing.

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:35

Mr Adams also said he could not see Prime Minister Theresa May surviving in her post. One thing is for certain, no one expected this scenario even up until yesterday evening. On Brexit, the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal".

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:26

India had seemed to slumber in the middle of its innings after reaching 136-0 but a key 93-run partnership in less than 10 overs came from Kohli and Yuvraj for the third wicket. From there on India tightned the screws and ensured they won the game in style. It was only after he had been dropped on 43 that Kohli stepped on the gas and hit three sixes.

by | June 11, 2017 | 18:02

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the performance from an English point of view was how Eddie Jones' young side did not falter when they received setback after setback throughout the game - they kept going and were led by the brilliant George Ford .

by | June 11, 2017 | 17:46

The hosts, on the other hand, secured a place in the last-four after a convincing win against New Zealand . "But the fact we're still trying to win games with the bat , regardless of the situation that we're in, I think is testament to the team".