by | June 20, 2017 | 05:24

Russia's players duly delivered a victory their head of state had all but demanded this week by beating a poor New Zealand team 2-0. "We could have been more aggressive". Aleksandr Samedov's corner found Viktor Vasin who saw his header hacked clear by Michael McGlinchey. But empty seats remain a concern, with Russia's Sport Express reporting that some tickets were being handed out to state workers for free in a bid to fill the stands at an upcoming Confederations Cup match in Kazan .

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:21

I saw her in the gym just right after our matches today, and so we both said, like, mutually to each other, "Well done". "I'm really sorry to have knocked out the penultimate French representation". Yet given a second opportunity to turn things around, Mladenovic still was unable to capitalize. The last time that happened here was in 1977, when Mima Jausovec claimed the title.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:20

Tayor was arrested on September 2, 2016, after crashing his Bentley convertible into two vehicles, including a Florida Highway Patriot trooper's patrol auto, while driving under the influence of alcohol near Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. He also must enroll in DUI courses, perform 75 hours of community service and install an ignition interlock on his auto. He has had a long history of off-the-field trouble.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:15

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Host nation Russia beat a poor New Zealand team 2-0 on Saturday to open the Confederations Cup with a win that was all but demanded by Vladimir Putin . "It is the first step to the English Premier League now", Cherchesov said in English as he looked across to his also-smiling forward at a news conference.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:09

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. Assistant GM Trent Redden, whose contract also ends on June 30, is reportedly leaving the organization, as well, raising questions about who will be making personnel decisions as Thursday's National Basketball Association draft approaches.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:08

According to Mogherini, a Malian member of the EU's delegation was also killed. Malian special forces, assisted by the Minusma blue helmets, have cordoned off the zone where the tourist complex is located, while the attackers seem to have taken refuge on a hill within the area.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:07

And to add to all the excitement, the new Golden Knights roster will be revealed during the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas. To save its top-two defense pairings, the Nashville Predators opted to protect eight skaters, which meant leaving James Neal , a 23-goal scorer this season, unprotected.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:02

I was very busy for most of the race which I enjoyed, which was fun, it was good racing . Kvyat stalled on the grid before the formation lap and then failed to go to the back before the start. "I was fairly busy the whole race, had a lot of things to do, from a racing point of view was great, I really enjoyed it, it wasn't boring at all, but yeah I think as I said, the pace was there, the auto deserved to finish higher up".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:59

I could have worn something nondescript, but I'm there for the Packers-Bears game. I doubt it. However, that could change next season as your team continues to move towards the creation of segregated safe spaces for Bear fans who suffer from anxiety due to the presence of greater numbers of opposing fans in your publicly owned and financed stadium.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:52

This was the flawless retort from Hamilton after he toiled to only seventh at the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago. Both men clocked the first-ever times recorded at less than one minute and 12 seconds at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , the track where Hamilton's career took off 10 years ago with his first win.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:49

Maybe not Bakkies Botha, but a lot of other guys. British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland reckons the world champion All Blacks are anxious ahead of next week's first Test . Explaining why he felt hard done by in seeing penalties given for defenders being offside in that game, he said: "It was a little harsh but we've been looking for it [the offside line] and I'm still looking for it now".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:46

Fakhar struck his maiden one-day century as the underdogs set a record 339 to win before Mohammad Amir terrorised the defending champions' top order with three for 16 to secure victory by a massive 180 runs. But luck was on Pakistan's side. He found the outside edge of Kohli's bat, only for Azhar Ali to drop the chance at first slip. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman added 128, the 2nd century partnership for first wicket in Champions Trophy final .

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:44

He went from a tie for second at the beginning of the day to a tie for sixth. The USGA famously sets up its US Open courses for a victor scoring around even par, but the players have sneaked under the guard of the organisers this year. "And I feel like once the can gets open, I'll start pouring them in". "This (wind) is light and variable compared to the beginning of the day, but that's what you get for playing a poor first few rounds".

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:37

This season, Manchester United won three titles: Community Shield, EFL Cup and Europa League . And Morata's agent, Lopez, has opened up on his clients future, revealing it's up to Real to consider United's offer. 8 - No other player has scored more goals for Spain than Alvaro Morata since the start of 2016 (eight, the same as David Silva). Apparently, it's Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata .

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:27

The 31-year-old left-arm quick suffered the setback while bowling during Pakistan's crushing 124-run defeat by title-holders India at Edgbaston on Sunday in what was the first match of the one-day worldwide tournament for both the arch-rivals.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:23

Both Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises said the initiative was part of their global plans. The new team will be based here for the next 10 years and we need to show the new owners that we can deliver an exciting stadium experience. The city of Johannesburg will see Kagiso Rabada as their marquee player and the franchise will be owned by GMR Sports . Former Black Cap captain Brendon McCullum is among a number of marquee players already signed up.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:14

The police report also listed Vicodin, Solarex, Vioxx and Turox as drugs that Woods had been prescribed. Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz on May 29 before police arrested him. Just a few weeks after his arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence, Tiger Woods explained Monday that he is receiving professional help.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:03

For the first time ever, Pakistan has qualified for the Champions Trophy final, after thrashing England by eight wickets in the all-important semi-final in Cardiff on Wednesday. "We hope whoever comes through we manage to beat". Earlier, Hasan Ali took 3-35 as Pakistan won the toss and bowled out a badly misfiring England.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:03

Referee Tony Weeks did separate Ward and Kovalev twice and advised Ward to keep his punches off Kovalev's trunks, but the shot that began Kovalev's demise in the 8th round landed right on the beltline. Kovalev , 34, a native of Russian Federation, didn't immediately protest the stoppage but later voiced his anger during a post fight interview. It didn't hurt me.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:46

Australia looked set to clinch an easy win, making 83 for 1 at the end of 16 overs in their chase of 183, but rain did not let that happen. It was a heartbreak from Australia as they managed to collect just one point yet again against Bangladesh in a match which they were favourites to win.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:41

Sarfraz-led Pakistan , who entered the tournament as World No. 8, thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final on Sunday. Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawan's opening partner after he aggregated 252 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of 113, following scores of 31 against South Africa , 50 against Sri Lanka , 57 against England in the semi- final and 114 against India in the final.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:26

LeBron James is obviously vital to the Cleveland Cavaliers as they attempt to come back from a 2-0 NBA Finals deficit to the Golden State Warriors , and any injury would basically kill the Cavaliers' chances in the series. But history turned to infamy when they blew a 3-1 lead to the Cavaliers, the biggest collapse in NBA Finals history. "I've been wokring on that shot my whole life, and for that one to go in, that's liberating", the forward told ESPN's Doris Goodwin after the game.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:20

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had no answer for Golden State forward Kevin Durant in the 2017 NBA Finals , and that continued in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series. Smith's 3-pointer. Durant would finish with a cool 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting, including 4-of-7 from three. The Cavs, though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 — the shot that makes dreams come true.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:18

Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title. Fans dig Super Teams . As unforgettable for the rest of the National Basketball Association was the way the Warriors attacked the season, blending Durant's inside power with Curry and Klay Thompson's outside shooting to create a deadly combination and potentially long-lasting one.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:16

It was Pakistan's first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup and a sweet moment for a team who have been unable to host worldwide cricket in recent years due to security concerns. "I'm disappointed but I have a smile on my face because I'm proud of how my team has performed in the tournament overall". "They outplayed us, they were more intense and passionate on the day".

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:15

Larson got to the finish line.993 seconds ahead of Chase Elliott , who, like third-place finisher Joey Logano , felt he got the most out of his vehicle. "You know, all these people getting together to watch one thing, a whole bunch of left turns, but it's an fantastic thing right", says Donald Herron.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:57

Oscar was not punished for his role in the melee. Only minutes after setting up compatriot Hulk for Shanghai's equaliser midway through the first-half, Oscar struck the ball twice directly at two opponents. "Disrespect the opponent? It is not true", the Brazil global is reported as telling the Sina news agency . "I am a very dedicated player and respect sportsmanship".

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:51

The Swiss won a 22-stroke rally with a backhand smash, Mladenovic came back from two break points with another wonderful rally, and would battle though four deuces and another break point before Bacsinszky fired a cracking backhand victor to edge the break.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:31

His case was settled in district court June 14, but details were not available until Monday, according to The Transcript, which added that Fayetteville prosecutor Brian Thomas said the fines were typical for misdemeanors like the ones with which Mayfield was charged.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:32

The replay showed medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah overstepped. Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:15

Boston gets the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft from Philadelphia, plus either a first-rounder in 2018 and 2019. "We are very pleased with the outcome of this trade , which puts us in the enviable position of selecting first overall in consecutive draft years", said Sixers president of basketball Bryan Colangelo in a release.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:18

Torres will miss the rest of the 2017 season but is expected to be ready for spring training next February. Torres, 20, had a.309/.406/.457 slash line with two home runs, 16 RBIs and nine runs in 23 games with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He added seven home runs and seven steals, as well. From there, he should continue his rise through the system as a 21-year-old with the potential of receiving major league at bats in 2018.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:14

Gunning winners from both wings, Ostapenko is the youngest Roland Garros champion since Croat Iva Majoli (19 years and 300 days) in 1997. "I knew the history and on the day I was born Gustavo Kuerten won his first tour title at Roland Garros".

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:11

There's heavy pressure on Russian Federation to perform at the Confederations Cup, and with a slew of dignitaries in attendance on Saturday, the home team delivered. The FIFA Confederations Cup is viewed by experts as a rehearsal for the organisers, with only one year to go to the FIFA World Cup. "Cristiano is totally focused in helping our team".

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:05

The former Spain worldwide was the surprise choice as new head coach at Elland Road after impressing Leeds owner Andrea Radrizziani in his interview. This means that his replacement Thomas Christiansen is under a lot of pressure as he will have to better the record Monk had previous year.