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Kiwi jockey bounces back after mid-race fall to score stunning win Kiwi jockey bounces back after mid-race fall to score stunning win
- June 17, 2018

Reunited with his rider, Des De Jeu continued on galloping down the course, and eventually was able to run down the favorite on the wire to win the race. Kuru was understandably elated as he crossed the line but was quickly back business when he got around to the post-race interview. "It was his first start over the fences and he probably landed a bit steep and just went down", he said. (more...)
Toyota wins the 2018 Le Mans 24hrs! Toyota wins the 2018 Le Mans 24hrs!
- June 17, 2018

In his first driving stint on Saturday, Alonso made two breathtaking overtaking manoeuvres to pinch first place from the other Toyota , No 7, with Argentine Jose Maria Lopez at the wheel. Closing the gap put Kazuki Nakajima into the ideal position to get the jump on Kamui Kobayashi at Arnage, and the #8 was finally back in the lead. (more...)
Anthony Joshua: Eddie Hearn CONFIRMS stadium for Deontay Wilder fight Anthony Joshua: Eddie Hearn CONFIRMS stadium for Deontay Wilder fight
- June 17, 2018

Our original offer was based on a September fight", said Hearn. "Obviously Canelo-Golovkin was announced and it's only 10 or 11 weeks to September 15". Despite the long process, Hearn remains adamant that the fight does eventually get made. According to the Wilder in a tweet, the $50m offer for Joshua to fight him next in the United States is still available and that he even agreed to team Joshua's offer to fight him in the UK. (more...)
U.S. Open 2018
- June 17, 2018

You look at the two shots Dustin Johnson hit into the last, which were so pure and top-drawer, yet he has no chance from 20 feet of coming out of there with a four. The penultimate group features a friendly pair of past U.S. Open champions, in Koepka and Johnson. The chiseled power players compete with the same level-headed temperament. (more...)
Mathews, Gamage to miss remainder of West Indies tour Mathews, Gamage to miss remainder of West Indies tour
- June 17, 2018

Meanwhile, Dasun Shanaka and Danushka Gunathilaka have been called in as their replacements. If a convincing defeat in the first Test wasn't enough, Sri Lanka suffered another setback ahead of their second Test, starting on Thursday (June 14), against the in-form Windies . (more...)
Johnson has history on his side at US Open
- June 17, 2018

Open into carnival golf, it was easy to see why. Koepka's round of 72 was the best from anyone in the last seven groups and the 28-year-old is confident he can become the first back-to-back victor of the US Open since Curtis Strange in 1989. (more...)
Boks make it two wins in a row against England
- June 17, 2018

We lost the series, we're gutted about that, we'll work hard this week and we look forward to getting it right next week", he said. "I know the 2019 World Cup is a part of the big picture". But just like last weekend, captain and flanker Siya Kolisi rallied his team and they were back in the game on 24 minutes when number eight Duane Vermeulen barged over to score. (more...)
Cricket Australia and ABC sign deal to continue radio commentary Cricket Australia and ABC sign deal to continue radio commentary
- June 17, 2018

The ABC and Macquarie Media have renewed their deals, coming after Southern Cross Austereo's Triple M network had opted to pull out, while the burgeoning sports enterprise that is Crocmedia under chief executive Craig Hutchison will come on board from this summer. (more...)
Mickelson Hits Moving Ball with Putter, Receives Sextuple Bogey
- June 17, 2018

Phil Mickelson is usually calm, cool and collected on the course but he's had an absolute nightmare at the US Open . But ultimately, Mickelson carded a sextuple bogey - eight actual strokes at the ball, plus two extra for the penalty. (more...)
Four tied for U.S. Open lead
- June 17, 2018

As well as they played, they finished before the halfway leaders had even teed off, and hardly expected to be tied for the lead on three-over for the tournament with Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka by the end of the day. The conditions were so treacherous that Shinnecock president Brett Pickett issued a statement through the USGA, saying that he has "no concerns whatsoever" and that the "course has been and remains totally healthy". (more...)
Denmark boss admits Peru 'probably deserved more' than 1-0 defeat
- June 17, 2018

Poulsen finished off a counter-attack in the 59th minute and Schmeichel preserved the win by saving with his foot late against Jefferson Farfan. "It was a very competitive game". Guerrero eventually came on in the 62nd minute with his side 1-0 down and provided an offensive spark. "We have to come to terms with this defeat so let's put this match behind us and see how we can face France in the best possible manner". (more...)
Germany's Ozil fit for their World Cup opener Germany's Ozil fit for their World Cup opener
- June 17, 2018

Four-time World Cup winners Germany will also play Sweden in Sochi on June 23 and South Korea in Kazan on June 27 in as a part of Group F. "It's palpable and you can sense it is there among the players". The 2014 champions go into action in Russian Federation looking to become the first nation to win back-to-back World Cups since Brazil in 1958 and 1962. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Claims People Are Jealous Of Paul Pogba Zlatan Ibrahimovic Claims People Are Jealous Of Paul Pogba
- June 17, 2018

Manchester United have not won the Premier League trophy since 2013. So let's take a spin through the latest news and notes items making the rounds on the internet this World Cup weekend day. "It's a World Cup match". Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hailed former teammate Paul Pogba as "the best midfielder in the world" after the Manchester United star scored the victor in France's 2-1 win over Australia on Saturday. (more...)
Olympic Basketball Medalist, Coach Anne Donovan Dies at 56 Olympic Basketball Medalist, Coach Anne Donovan Dies at 56
- June 17, 2018

To be totally honest, she was the only coach I ever played for that challenged me and forced me to be better", Ms. Charles said. Catchings added, "I will always be thankful for the impact she had on me, not only as a player, but more importantly as a person". (more...)
Virat Kohli shares video of Anushka scolding man for littering streets Virat Kohli shares video of Anushka scolding man for littering streets
- June 17, 2018

Cricketer Virat Kohli on Saturday shared a video of his wife, actor Anushka Sharma , scolding people for littering . Traveling in a luxury auto and brains gone for a toss. Finally, they will play a five-match Test series against the same oppositions to round off the tour. There is a two-week gap between the limited-overs series and the Test series. (more...)
VAR makes World Cup history as France beat Australia VAR makes World Cup history as France beat Australia
- June 17, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation is now underway and the tournament has already been a witness to a couple of jaw-dropping matches. "Meza was the person we were looking for because he gives us versatility and he allows us to recover the ball", said Sampaoli, who has been in charge of the two-time World Cup champions for a year after successful stints with Chile and Sevilla. (more...)
Fox lost audio for 15 minutes during US Open coverage
- June 17, 2018

Their U.S. Open broadcast on FS1 Friday morning saw an explicit conversation about sex broadcast in place of the usual commentary , and then things took a further turn for the worse after the event shifted to Fox Friday afternoon. The reviews are in, they're saying we've never sounded better. Fox employs more than 200 on-course mics, positioned throughout the course, including in the holes on the greens. (more...)
French Open 2018: Rafel Nadal Beats Dominic Thiem To Secure 11th Title French Open 2018: Rafel Nadal Beats Dominic Thiem To Secure 11th Title
- June 17, 2018

Nadal is now up to 17 Grand Slam titles, second all time to Roger Federer . Ramos is now in Russian Federation with the Spanish squad as they prepare for the World Cup, but took time out to tweet in Spanish, hailing Nadal for his " dynasty on clay ", calling him a " tennis legend" and " sporting hero ". (more...)
Bouhaddouz own goal hands Iran late victory over Morocco Bouhaddouz own goal hands Iran late victory over Morocco
- June 17, 2018

Petersburg on Friday. "At the end of the training session we examined him and there was some doubt if he fell or was hit by another player, and we wanted to avoid a risk today", Cuper said. They are just football players. Egypt is making its first World Cup appearance in 28 years and its success will depend on the health of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, who was injured in the Champions League final but is expected to play. (more...)
U.S. Open 2018 Live Stream U.S. Open 2018 Live Stream
- June 17, 2018

Stenson was asked if Johnson could be caught and said that the world's No 1 player was "always catchable". "The pressure is at its highest, and it's just one of those tournaments that's very hard to play well and win". The day saw several marquee players like Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth failing to make the cut while there was disappointment for India's Shubhankar Sharma, whose six-over also led to him missing the cut in the USOpen. (more...)
India vs England: Raina Replaces Rayudu in ODI Squad India vs England: Raina Replaces Rayudu in ODI Squad
- June 17, 2018

The announcement came after Rayudu failed to clear his fitness test that was held at NCA, Bengaluru on Friday. The Indian players bound for Ireland and England underwent the fitness assessments conducted at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru , in the presence of trainer Shankar Basu and the other support staff. (more...)
Toronto Raptors say they value new coach Nick Nurse’s creative mind Toronto Raptors say they value new coach Nick Nurse’s creative mind
- June 17, 2018

The Toronto Raptors announced the promotion of Nick Nurse to head coach on Thursday. Nurse becomes the ninth head coach in franchise history after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Raptors along with successful coaching tenures in the National Basketball Association G League and overseas. (more...)
Oregon LB Fotu Leiato found dead near vehicle crash Oregon LB Fotu Leiato found dead near vehicle crash
- June 17, 2018

Upon arrival, police found the body of Leiato. The man told officers he had been driving alone. McLaughlin says the suspect, 22-year-old Pedro Chavarin Jr. He also was charged in January for misdemeanor trespassing. Following the second arrest , Ducks head coach Mario Cristobal chose to dismiss Leiato from the program. (more...)
Federer books Stuttgart final berth and reclaims No 1 Federer books Stuttgart final berth and reclaims No 1
- June 17, 2018

But he was made to work hard to regain the top spot as Kyrgios, also playing in his first tournament after two months out with an elbow injury, refused to buckle in a contest that lasted just short of two hours. Federer knew the match against Nick Kyrgios on Saturday was a special one, especially because of the chance to get back on the ATP Rankings throne: 'When you play for it and it's not in a Grand Slam final, and you do it at a 250 or 500 it feels different . (more...)
Johanna Konta triumphs against Heather Watson in Nottingham Johanna Konta triumphs against Heather Watson in Nottingham
- June 17, 2018

Veteran Stosur - the 2011 US Open champion - counts grass as her least favourite surface but success for Boulter represents her first major scalp in the professional ranks. Really I'm taking it one match at a time'. The defending champion Donna Vekic , who beat then-top seed Johanna Konta 2-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 past year, defeated 6-2 7-6 (6) Vera Lapko after saving two set points in the second set. (more...)

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