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by | June 12, 2017 | 14:33

Although South Africa got off to a comfortable start with a projected score of 300, the batting order collapsed with a mere 51 runs being scored with eight wickets down, which ultimately led to India being faced with a target of 191 runs.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:31

Barring any setbacks, he would likely slide back into the lineup as the designated hitter when the Mets travel to Texas on June 6. On Friday, while Yoenis Cespedes was running the bases for St. Robert Thompson in two weeks. Alderson said he's "definitely" hopeful David Wright will play this season. Entering Monday's slate of games, the Mets sport a record of 21-27 and are tied for second place in the NL East with the Atlanta Braves .

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:23

The partnership also set a new record for Bangladesh of highest partnership for any wicket - overtaking 178-run partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim . President M Abdul Hamid today congratulated the Bangladesh cricket team for their historic win against New Zealand last night. This sort of performance really help us to move forward, especially with the 2019 World Cup (in England ) coming up.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:16

Even in the relatively recent past, from the inexplicable last-minute free-kick awarded to Italy that handed them victory at Hampden in 2007, to Robert Lewandowski's scrambled last-gasp equaliser that left us as the only home nation not to make Euro 2016, this country's supporters have got so used to being kicked in the knackers that what lurks beneath their kilts has become like rhino hide.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:07

With 1:05 gone in the second period, a Filip Forsberg rebound trickled behind goalie Matt Murray and settled in the crease of a yawning Penguins net. Subban. Sissons had several chances Sunday night. You can just barely hear the whistle on the replay. Ellis plays with Roman Josi as Nashville's top defensive pair.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:07

Without Letang, the Penguins had to deploy defence by committee - similar actually to what the Carolina Hurricanes did to win the 2006 Stanley Cup championship, a team then coached by Peter Laviolette, now behind the Predators' bench. The noise inside killed any chance you could avoid a headache Sunday night. Neither team could score in the first two periods because both goalies were sharp.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:58

But on the brighter side, there was Petra Kvitova , who has already locked up the feel-good story of this French Open after a blistering performance against Julia Boserup . It was everything that I need to have to come back here and play again. "When we were thinking about playing here I told my coaches I wanted to come and win my first match".

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:52

After Trump's inauguration in January, Melania Trump and Barron remained in NY so the 11-year-old could finish out the school year at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The decision of the first lady not moving to Washington was described by the Washington Post as flouting "the most basic of all first lady traditions", adding that it appeared "unprecedented".

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:45

The world number 47 will never forget how she celebrated turning 20 and spoiled Bacsinszky's 28th birthday in the process. "But I can feel that I'm in the same position". Different than the Halep-Pliskova variety-power dynamic, yet similar in a broad context, this match was about Ostapenko handling the occasion, the wind and a tricky opponent better suited to the surface (in fact, the Latvian's favorite surface is grass, which rewards her prodigious power, bang-bang style and youthful ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:32

As he sat in front of a TV to watch last year's French Open final, sidelined by an injured left wrist, Rafael Nadal had no way to know for sure, of course, that he would return to the height of his powers. Nadal established himself as a star-in-the-making, beating Roger Federer in four sets in the semifinals in the first Grand Slam meeting of their great rivalry, before getting past Puerta for the title.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:24

NASHVILLE (GopherSports.com) - Gopher Hockey alum Phil Kessel and the Pittsburgh Penguins repeated as Stanley Cup champions on Sunday night with a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game Six. Stark considers herself a super fan as she has never missed watching a game, she's a season ticket holder and, most important, she also has a playoff superstition.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:03

A pair of shoes worn by Michael Jordon during the 1984 gold medal winning Olympic finals was sold at an auction in the United States for a whopping Dollars 190,373, the highest price on record for game-used sneakers. The Observer recently reported that the 1984 Team USA basketball jersey he wore in the '84 Olympics is also up for auction. He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls three weeks before he played his first game for the U.S.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:58

Mets manager Terry Collins has said he wants to take it easy with Cespedes, but the outfielder indicated he will have a large say in how often he's in the lineup. He gave up one run and six hits, striking out seven and walking two. The Mets were criticized for not placing Cespedes on the disabled list, and the slugger admitted Saturday he may have pushed the issue.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:50

New York Mets right fielder Michael Conforto (30) miss plays a ball hit for a double by Atlanta Braves' Brandon Phillips in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Atlanta . Over the last four games, the Braves are hitting.121 with runners in scoring position. The 23-year-old was a first-round pick of the Los Angeles Angels back in 2014, and in two-plus years he's shot up to the major league level (he was sent to Atlanta as part of the Andrelton Simmons ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:21

In statements to Le Matin Dimanche Swiss newspaper, Infantino stated that 'We are facing a diplomatic crisis right now; but I am convinced and optimistic that the present situation in the region will improve again. Qatar has since denied the allegations, but relations between the host of nations have remained frosty, prompting the request for a change in officiating presence.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:20

Arsenal have announced that manager Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year contract which, if fulfilled, will take him to 23 years of service with the club. He led the Gunners to a fifth-place finish in 2016-17, its lowest position since 1996, and exited the UEFA Champions League in the round of 16. Let's be together to support our players, to support the club and all give our absolute best to be at the level that we want to be'.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:13

He [Verstappen] ran over my front wing. Raikkonen had brake problems towards the end. Bottas remains third while Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen is fourth - the Finn could only finish seventh on Sunday. With Mercedes pulling away, it soon became clear there was a real fight developing for the third and final spot on the podium. With the order upset Force India took advantage and, aided by their upgraded Mercedes power unit, Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon were in the mix throughout.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:04

The Spanish outlet believe that the Blues tried to tried the Colombia global in the January transfer window following Oscar's departure to the Chinese Super League, but Rodriguez snubbed the move. Prizing the Brazilian away from Anfield will be hard and according to Don Balon , a move for the Argentine star could prove to be a lot easier, if they can beat off the competition from both Manchester United and Chelsea for James.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:53

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup Trophy. The Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98 were the last champion to defend their title. "Obviously, it's going to be the biggest goal I'm ever going to score", Hornqvist said. "There's always going to be a learning curve, there's a development process that continues to take place".

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:50

In 42 years of trying England have never won a major global one-day worldwide trophy but hopes are high they can finally put an end to that damning statistic as the host nation of next month s Champions Trophy . They put down six catches in Southampton on Saturday‚ but their only blemish on Monday was the hard chance Quinton de Kock spilled off Maharaj for Jake Ball's wicket.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:50

And he trains Always Dreaming , who won the Kentucky Derby this year but finished only eighth in the Preakness Stakes . Santa Anita - with its attractive setting, wonderful weather and wealthy owners, along with the success of trainers D.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:42

Longstanding partners are also mortified that Trump has seemed indifferent to traditional alliances, and have interpreted his pulling out of a trans-Pacific trade deal and the Paris climate accords as signs of broader American disengagement.

by | June 12, 2017 | 11:00

If Hess is picked it would end Bundaberg's decade-long drought of having a player selected for Queensland with Antonio Kaufusi the last in 2007. Cronulla's Holmes seems set to debut on the right wing, with Dane Gagai moving to centre in place of O'Neill.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:50

The wildly combative and fiery game had 51 personal fouls, seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul and a number of dust-ups. "We just didn't play well at all", Steph Curry said when asked about losing the physical battle in Game 4 . Their attempts at closing out the postseason a flawless 16-0 failed thanks to LeBron James , Kyrie Irving , and the Cleveland Cavaliers running them out of Quicken Loans Arena.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:35

Rafael Nadal swept the men's French Open final on Sunday, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, laying down an overwhelming performance Sunday against Stan Wawrinka . So Nadal stayed away from that side early, going instead after Wawrinka's forehand. Nadal, who dropped to the court and covered his eyes when Wawrinka netted the final shot, saved the one break point he faced in the third game of the first set.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:28

Indian pacer Umesh Yadav was replaced by star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashiwn. The weather is clear and there is no forecast of rain and the pitch will be the one used during the India versus Sri Lanka game. While India slumped to a seven-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka in their second match, South Africa went down by 19 runs against Pakistan at the Edgbaston.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:28

Shai Hope was the top scorer for the hosts with 35 as the rest crumbled. But the stylish Hope, unflustered in his approach, anchored two small partnerships to stem the flow of wickets - putting on 26 for the fifth with Roston Chase (8) before adding a further 25 with Rovman Powell (17).

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:23

Quinton de Kock's 53 gives South Africa hope of pinning India back but there were failures for skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (one) as the pair both contrived to be run-out. Of the wickets that fell conventionally, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah took two apiece, and Jadeja kept it tight at his end. "The situation in front of us is very clear ─ we have to win the game, everything else is just irrelevant", he said.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:21

Glasgow Rangers defender Fabio Cardoso is excited to make a big impression early into his career at the club. 'I am a fast player, I have technique but I would prefer other people to judge me, I don't really like to say what kind of player I am.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:10

Shakib Al Hasan only lasted eight balls as he holed out to Stokes off Ball for just ten. "And it is a worry when he goes off the field and can't come back on and bowl", he said. That is more than can be said for two of his team-mates, Liam Plunkett and Mark Wood , who instead had to travel west by bus - because their cars were parked in a police exclusion zone set up near their hotel.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:06

If they pull it off, they are the first team in the salary-cap era to do so. "There's no frustration. We're learning". Nashville's Pontus Aberg and Guentzel scored in the first for a 1-1 tie that carried into the third. Which allows these underdog Predators even slimmer margins moving forward. The result of two games in Pittsburgh is that the Preds are in trouble for the first time in this postseason.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:05

Disciplined Indian bowling bowled out South Africa for 191 runs in 44.3 overs at The Oval. India will now face Bangladesh in the second semi-final on June 15 while Group A topper England will face the victor of the final Group B fixture between Sri Lanka and Pakistan to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Monday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:04

But he is due to return to training next month with City , although boss Pep Guardiola has signed Brazilian keeper Ederson . The Spaniard also signed Ederson from Benfica last week, so Hart is likely to get even fewer playing chances.

by | June 12, 2017 | 10:02

The race was already missing Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness champion Cloud Computing. For the second year in a row, no horse will have a chance at the prestigious Triple Crown at the 2017 Belmont Stakes . "I don't think it would be a surprise if either of them ran well". He hasn't raced since finishing second in the UAE Derby on March 25. The field was cut to 11 when Epicharis , a 4-1 favorite was scratched from the race earlier Saturday after a veterinarian exam ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 09:57

In her statement, Ms Hill said: "I have no doubt at all that Theresa May will continue to serve and work hard as Prime Minister and do it brilliantly". She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union.