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by | May 31, 2018 | 16:25

The Boks play against Wales in Washington on June 2 and provincial teammate Pieter-Steph du Toit has been asked to lead the team that day. Siya Kolisi was on Monday announced as the Springboks captain, the first time in the team's history that the armband has been given to black player.

by | May 31, 2018 | 17:13

For the former Champions League victor, it would be a real step into the unknown but according to the same report, Chelsea u-18 coach Jody Morris is looking set to join him in his new position. This, of course, has naturally started speculation as to whether Derby County could be set to become a "feeder club" for Chelsea's youth amongst fans.

by | May 31, 2018 | 17:48

The second-seeded Wozniacki, who claimed her maiden Grand Slam title in Australia in January, delivered a solid display punctuated by only a few mistakes to move past her up-and-coming American rival. Local favourite Richard Gasquet had few problems in his first round match after the Frenchman thrashed Italy's Andreas Seppi 6-0, 6-2, 6-2, while Tunisia's Malek Jaziri defeated Russian Mikhail Youzhny 2-6, 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.

by | May 31, 2018 | 16:43

Two goals in the first half from Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir were the deciding factors in a one-sided game that was nearly hard to finish, given the heavy rain that fell throughout the 90 minutes. We're just disappointed with how we were on the ball. "We knew it was going to be tough out of possession but we had a few chances to get the ball down but we lost it sloppily from the likes of throw-ins and it's disappointing".

by | May 31, 2018 | 17:09

Recent performances have been hugely encouraging for the 12-time Grand Slam victor and he appears to be finally free of the injury problems which have blighted his last couple of years. And Trungelliti, who had earned £26,250 so far this year, will now pocket at least double that after battling to a surprise 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 victory.

by | May 31, 2018 | 16:00

Carlo Ancelotti - who led Real Madrid to a tenth Champions League title in 2014 - has recently been appointed as Napoli coach. "I think it's the moment, both for me, the team and the club (to step down)". "I would have liked to convince him, but I know how he is, so the only thing I can do is offer my respect and acknowledgement, and tell him he will always be welcome here at his home".

by | May 31, 2018 | 15:15

I'll always be thankful. Real Madrid have set up a surprise Zinedine Zidane news conference for 13:00 CEST on Thursday, sparking suggestions there will be an update on the Frenchman's future. The 45-year-old led Real to their third successive Champions League triumph under his stewardship by masterminding victory over Liverpool in Kiev on Saturday.

by | May 31, 2018 | 15:33

The Curragh's terrain is certain to suit more and it will be no surprise to see Jim Crowley go on at the head of affairs and make this a true test. A dual Group One scorer last season in a busy two-year-old campaign - winning the Middle Park Stakes and the Dewhurst - Moore's mount will love the quick ground and can make it a flawless dozen for his trainer in the €400,000 showpiece.

by | May 31, 2018 | 12:37

According to Real Madrid ex-President Ramon Calderon, Welsh forward Gareth Bale was never going to match five-time Balon d'Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo's success at the Bernabeu. Ronaldo has an estimated transfer value of €106.8 million ($123 million), according to Switzerland-based think tank Football Observatory- and that would go some way in funding a Neymar deal that could cost double that.

by | May 31, 2018 | 11:07

Aaron Ramsey is coming off of one of the best seasons of his career but with just one year left on his current deal, has been strongly linked with an exit from the Emirates. Speaking after Wales' 0-0 draw against Mexico on Tuesday, Ramsey gave his backing to the former Paris St Germain manager. "Of course. I haven't spoken to him at all yet, but I think it's an exciting time for the club".

by | May 31, 2018 | 11:28

The West Ham star has been linked with a big money move to the north of England as Mourinho looks to bring in reinforcements for Manchester United behind Romelu Lukaku. Arnautovic previously worked with United manager, Jose Mourinho , during their time together at Inter Milan in 2009. It is likely that Mourinho liked what he saw in Austria, as Arnautovic provided a first half assist for Alessandro Schopf's goal in the 1-0 victory before being substituted in the 83rd minute.

by | May 31, 2018 | 10:17

And Karius then became the centre of attention as he gifted Real Madrid the opener by throwing the ball straight at Karim Benzema's boot with such force that it tricked into the net without the French forward doing much. And former Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence says Karius will have to live with his mistakes "for the rest of his life". The 25-year-old Khalifa has never shied from courting controversy and has repeatedly had confrontations with sports stars on social media, calling out ...

by | May 31, 2018 | 09:43

He added that Game 7 was "the biggest game in our life, maybe". The big changes are obviously Eakin going from the top forward down to a third-liner, while the Karlsson-Smith-Marchessault trio became the go-to group. They survived a first-round scare against the Blue Jackets, finally exorcised their demons against Crosby and the Penguins in the second round, and in the end were too much for the Lightning to handle.

by | May 31, 2018 | 08:29

In the final minute of a game on March 24, Zeke Upshaw crumpled face-down on the court in full cardiac arrest. Furthermore, the Jewel Upshaw alleges that medical staff did not adequately treat her son at the time he first fell unconscious, and that if they had acted differently, they might have been able to save his life.

by | May 31, 2018 | 07:25

Yankees: Tanaka (5-2, 4.95) is 2-0 in five career starts against the Angels , with NY winning all five games. "We've been looking at making a move because we knew that this day with Dustin would come", Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Friday prior to a game against Atlanta.

by | May 31, 2018 | 07:08

Sources told Sporting News that Boston has expressed interest in Bamba, including interviewing him at the Chicago pre-draft combine two weeks ago. But the possibility of trading Rozier is intriguing: If Boston re-signs restricted free agent Marcus Smart , the 24-year-old point guard could be the odd man out in a crowded backcourt with Kyrie Irving returning to the fold.

by | May 31, 2018 | 07:33

James Maloney 7. Nathan Cleary 8. "I don't think the kids seem to worry as much as we did in the past". Queensland's list of rookies will be significantly shorter, but they have to replace 101 games of Origin experience following the retirements of Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk and Johnathan Thurston.

by | May 31, 2018 | 07:02

A knee injury prevented the Los Angeles Lakers rookie from participating in the Rising Stars Challenge and, in LaVar Ball's estimation, cost him a shot at the main event at Staples Center this past February. "The Lakers are my priority, for sure", LiAngelo said on ESPNLA radio's Marcellus and Travis show. After getting into some legal trouble in China while there with UCLA, LiAngelo left the school to turn pro and play in Lithuania with the youngest Ball brother, LaMelo.

by | May 31, 2018 | 06:41

Yes, the Capitals are going to the Stanley Cup final, where they will play the Vegas Golden Knights . In their lone regular-season meeting in Tampa on October 9, the Lightning won in overtime 4-3. "He's obviously one of the best, he helped me a ton", Holtby said. I've said all of these things. It will be a phenomenal experience. What was so shocking with the Lightning was how slow the Capitals made them look because they didn't let the Lightning get out in transition.

by | May 31, 2018 | 06:24

The forward that Vegas leaned on the most in the first month of the season? Even with the slightly understated version they settled on - and admittedly we're kind of stretching the definition of "understated" here - ice hockey fans elsewhere have reacted with their fair share of ambivalence.

by | May 31, 2018 | 06:26

You can't argue with him really, they lost four wickets in seven balls leaving their opponents just 64 runs to wrap up the runaway win. "The Malahide game was a very tough game for us", said Sarfraz. I thought the way that Jos (Buttler ) played and Bessie (Dominic Bess) in particular stood up and put in a real good effort. Amir also took the final wicket, removing the off stump of overnight batsman Dom Bess for 57.

by | May 31, 2018 | 04:38

Reinstated into the IPL after a two-year ban for their team management's role in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, CSK outplayed SRH by eight wickets with Watson's unbeaten 117 off 57 balls in a high-pressure game being the icing on the cake.

by | May 31, 2018 | 05:08

Froome had started the day fourth overall, more than three minutes behind previous leader Simon Yates. And then came the huge defeat on stage 19, when Froome went on the attack on the Colle delle Finestre , with Dumoulin in hot pursuit, and with Yates eventually losing almost 39 minutes to Froome, and, with it, the race lead - and, ultimately, the Giro .

by | May 30, 2018 | 23:32

The decision means that the 6-foot-5 DiVincenzo will likely be a first-round pick June 21 in Brooklyn, N.Y. I strive to get better as a person and a player everyday, everything that Villanova has instilled in me will allow me to reach all goals I have in mind.

by | May 30, 2018 | 23:24

Back home, fireworks went off in the East Bay as everyone anticipates another battle with King James . Similarly, the Celtics outpassed the Cavaliers in the East. He's vital to how they play, and it was no coincidence that it took everything they had to get past Houston without him. It was time for Kevin Durant to take over.

by | May 30, 2018 | 22:40

Kaep's attorney - who's reppin' the former QB in his collusion case against the league - revealed some of the ammo he's usin' to prove his case on Amy Dash's podcast Tuesday. However, those who don't wish to stand can stay in the locker room. Jones said he personally spoke with Trump about the issue... But Jones was reluctant to give Trump too much credit for influencing the league...

by | May 30, 2018 | 21:57

The same story says that Manchester United have watched Milinkovic-Savic in action more than 12 times this season as they ponder a move for the Serbia worldwide. And United have been watching one Serie A star very closely, with Liverpool also interested in the midfielder. "We must put Simone Inzaghi in the condition to do well next season".

by | May 30, 2018 | 21:11

Canadian tweeted a photo of his white lab coat emblazoned with "Dr Duvernay-Tardif" and his number 76 on the back. A starting offensive guard for the Chiefs since 2015, Duvernay-Tardif was heavily invested in his continued education in the offseason near his home in Montreal.

by | May 30, 2018 | 21:12

The Philadelphia 76ers have announced they've launched an investigation into team honcho Bryan Colangelo .to find out if he was REALLY leaking confidential team info through burner Twitter accounts. However, TheRinger.com put together a detailed list of circumstantial evidence making the case that all of the accounts were controlled by Colangelo - including the fact that three of the accounts immediately switched from public to private last week after the reporter told the team of his ...

by | May 30, 2018 | 19:35

Lewandowski scored 29 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this season and has 151 in 195 games in all competitions in total for Bayern. The 29-year-old has always been linked with a move to Real Madrid, and appointed Pini Zahavi as his agent earlier this year amid rumours he could leave the Bundesliga.

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:32

Giuffredi told Radio Kiss Kiss when asked about Hysaj's future: "I have already said that Hysaj will stay at Napoli , with or without Sarri". The report goes on to suggest that Chelsea will make an official announcement regarding Sarri's arrival.

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:44

Ostapenko became only the sixth defending women's champion to lose in the opening round at a major tournament. It was the 66-ranked Kozlova's turn to raise eyebrows when the main-draw matches got under way, beating the fifth seed 7-5 6-3 on Court Philippe Chatrier.

by | May 30, 2018 | 18:54

I'm infinitely sorry to my teammates, for you fans, and for all the staff. I would like to say these words to Loris because they could help him to become the latest example of somebody who, in football as in life, falls and lifts himself up.

by | May 30, 2018 | 16:59

Speaking after his man-of-the-match performance, Bale made what many have interpreted as an ultimatum to Real coach Zinedine Zidane , declaring: "I need to be playing week in week out and that hasn't happened this season for one reason or another".

by | May 30, 2018 | 16:26

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love might not be eligible to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals , as he continues to go through the league's concussion protocol. The Cavs didn't exactly miss Love in his absence against Boston. (Updated 12:52 PM with viewership numbers) The Stanley Cup Finals hit the ice for Game 1 between newbies the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals in Sin City on NBC, but the real sports showdown last night was on TNT in Game 7 of the ...