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by | June 25, 2017 | 02:47

The Briton's 66th career pole saw him overtake his hero Ayrton Senna's tally and move second outright on the all-time list - two behind Michael Schumacher . It is only the second time for drivers in Baku, and the tight corners are made even harder by the wider cars this year. "Even if it was [only for] second, it was one ultimate lap that I could be proud of".

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:31

While the cricket fraternity was bowled over by Pakistan's performance, England skipper Eoin Morgan was of the view that it was because of a used pitch that The Three Lions were deprived of any home advantage. Unable to hit out with the bat at the risk of England not using all their overs - despite constant temptation from Pakistan's well-drilled attack - Stokes did worse with the ball, going for 0-38 in his 3.1 overs.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:20

Further complicating the issue for him is Nevada's Republican Governor, Brian Sandoval, an outspoken supporter of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion. If the Medicaid expansion is rolled back, "what we're going to see is that individuals will delay their health care because they're not going to have coverage", Couture said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:22

He was largely untroubled during his win in the quarter-final yesterday against Mayer , against whom he has a flawless 4-0 record in Halle . The Swiss lured Khachanov to the net on several occasions, including at 4-4 in the second set and the Russian dumped a forehand volley into the net to give Federer two break points.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:16

Her run out proved turning point of the game since England looked crusing when she was at the crease. Her consistency has made her one of the best players in the world. 47 - Number of fifties smashed by Mithali Raj , which is the most by any global women cricketer. 7 - Number of consecutive fifties from Mithali, which is the most by any worldwide women's player.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:11

In that time he has scored 4 goals and registered 5 assists, his lowest tally in an Arsenal shirt since the 2012-13 campaign. While speculation continues to surround the futures of Arsenal's star duo, as they both enter the final year of their contracts, they took part in the photoshoot to launch their new look.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:08

Six champions of the Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations from around the globe, along with the previous World Cup champions and the upcoming hosts. Russian Federation took the lead on 31 minutes after New Zealand lost possession in their own half. The competition serves as a warm-up for the World Cup, played out a year before the sport's largest event.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:09

They were tough but smart, they took their chances, and they didn't give (that many) easy chances to the European champions. Selecao recorded their first win of the tournament on Wednesday evening, after Cristiano Ronaldo scored to hand his side a 1-0 win over Russian Federation.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:06

The Lions nearly struck with another wonder score early in the second-half - Wllliams, Davies and Daly were again heavily involved - but New Zealand had just enough in defence to deny them, then Watson set off on a weaving run as the game continued at a relentless pace.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:09

The first National Hockey League draft in Chicago began with another 18-year-old forward, Swiss center Nico Hischier, going No. 1 overall to the New Jersey Devils . "Over the course of the last few years, under the supervision of the Blackhawks medical staff, I have been privately undergoing treatment for a progressive skin disorder and the side effects of the medications involved to treat the disorder", Hossa said in a statement .

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:51

That didn't stop the Gunners from featuring them, alongside Petr Cech, Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud, during the launch of their new home kit for the 2017/18 season, which took place outside King's Cross St Pancras station yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:52

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with a move for the Portuguese forward should he be sold, however club president Florentino Perez said on Monday that he and the club expect Ronaldo to stay at the Bernabeu this summer.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:49

Kvitova made an impressive start, dropping just one point as she raced into a 3-0 lead, breaking serve again in the next game before Safarova held at the third attempt for 5-1. Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova celebrates after winning her quarter final match against France's Kristina Mladenovic at the Aegon Classics in Birmingham .

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:46

Germany , now unbeaten in 12 games since their Euro 2016 semi-final exit, gifted Chile a sixth-minute lead when Shkodran Mustafi attempted to play the ball out of defence. "It's true that we played a very good game", he said. "Well I do, we will see in a minute. So I still think we had more at the end than Chile ".

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:38

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP ) - Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time National Basketball Association champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:32

And he was all smiles escorting a young mascot in a wheelchair out onto the pitch before he netted his first goal of the tournament inside eight minutes at the home of Spartak Moscow . "The Portuguese probably don't want to be playing New Zealand right now". The European champions struggled to kill off the game despite several chances and could have conceded when Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over in stoppage time.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:23

Mayweather will fight at the relatively advanced age of 41 in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for months. The 40-year-old Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) last fought in September 2015, when he beat Andre Berto to retain his welterweight world title.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:22

South Africa squad: AB de Villiers , Farhaan Behardien, Reeza Hendricks, Imran Tahir , David Miller , Morne Morkel , Chris Morris, Mangaliso Mosehle, Wayne Parnell, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Tabraiz Shamsi, Jon-Jon Smuts.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:19

A €120m bid has been discussed between PSG and Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes as the former Sporting CP man plots his next career move should he leave Madrid . According to reports Jose has been accused of tax fraud during his time at Spanish club Real Madrid . A Madrid judge will decide if the matter goes to court.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:19

Russia's Alexander Samedov, left, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Saturday, June 24, 2017. European champion Portugal outclassed a typically robust New Zealand team which extended its winless Confederations Cup run to 12 games across four editions.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:11

Forward Andre Silva wrapped up the comfortable victory with a fierce angled finish on 80 minutes and Nani added a fourth in stoppage time . "Even if you take Ronaldo out of the team , you still have world-class players like (Ricardo) Quaresma and Nani , we have a game plan and we won't be overawed", said coach Anthony Hudson.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:09

Srikanth outplayed Praneeth by 25-23, 21-17. From there, both players saved two game points each and in the end Srikanth won the game 25-23. While Praneeth took an early lead in the first game, Srikanth fought his way back, to level the scores at 10-10.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:06

He strongly said that the probe was against Nawaz Sharif who had envisioned development and progress of the country. The JIT team is headed by Federal Investigation Agency Additional Director Wajid Zia, and includes members from Inter-Services Intelligence, Military Intelligence, SECP, State Bank of Pakistan and NAB.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:04

While Palmer thudded the barrier at turn eight, he was not the only driver to struggle with the narrowest piece of asphalt on the Formula One calendar. "Valtteri was just up ahead of me and I could see he was obviously on a great lap as well". With only the four slowest drivers being knocked out of this session the pressure was not so high as it usually is, and with five minutes to go the drivers in that unsafe area on the timing sheets were Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen , Stoffel Vandoorne ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 00:57

He hit.289 with 13 extra base hits and 32 runs scored in 60 games at Buffalo, this season. He induced a pair of routine grounders to end the fourth with no damage done, worked around Brandon Moss' bloop single to left in the fifth, then retired the side in order in the sixth.

by | June 25, 2017 | 00:52

Still, the gaffe has given more publicity to Fultz's sponsor than a correct post ever would have. The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second straight year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday. "I think it's ambitious", Brown said of the idea of Embiid and Simmons not having any restrictions on their playing time this season as a health precaution.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:13

United's main target remains Alvaro Morata although the club are hoping to negotiate a deal for substantially less than the £78 million Real Madrid appear to still be demanding for the 24-year-old Spanish global. A former St.Pats keeper, Gilmartin leaves Watford having made since 0 appearances since re-signing for the club in 2014, although he did play twice during his first spell at the club.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:09

Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. Ronaldo has been heavily linked with a transfer away from Real Madrid in recent days after the 32-year-old was accused of avoiding tax by Spanish authorities. The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid, according to Spanish press reports.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:08

Diego Costa dropped a bombshell when he said that Antonio Conte no longer saw him as a part of his plans at Chelsea . Nathaniel Chalobah believes the Chelsea youth players face a barrier in breaking into the first team because of the "high standards" the club sets its squad.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:05

Embiid fired the first salvo between the new-look 76ers and Lakers on Thursday night telling him teammate Simmons through social media to dunk on Ball. He joins a young squad that features Australian forward Ben Simmons , another top draft pick who missed all of last season with a foot injury; Jahlil Okafor and 2017 National Basketball Association rookie of the year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric .

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:04

He's not very explosive, which leads to him struggling to finish in traffic. Before I even made a decision to go to Kansas , I always felt that he cared about me more than a basketball player. Stevens said that will be important time for his development. Instead, they drafted No. 3 overall and got an early first-round pick in either 2018 or 2019 from Philly.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:02

Globetrotter Big Orange , who came 11th in the Hong Kong Vase and fourth in the Dubai Gold Cup , is on the second line of betting after bouncing back to form with a convincing win in the Group Three Henry II Stakes in May. Moore continued: "Highland Reel has a marvellous attitude, like so many of these Galileos. The plan was to come here today then come back again for the King George".

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:00

He also claims that her lifestyle is endangering the 5-year-old son that they have together. Lakeisha also says he's afraid Richard will go all "scorched Earth" on her to retaliate for airing their issues in court. Richard Williams , the elderly father of world champion tennis players Serena and Venus Williams , just filed for divorce from his much, much younger wife.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:59

With the seventh pick the Chicago Bulls claimed Lauri Markkanen of Finland, who played college ball at Arizona. Here's a mock draft guessing what Ainge and other GMs will do. "Tonight was supposed to be a good night". Silver has talked about changing the NBA's limit, saying the current rule that American-born players must be 19 and a year out of high school, but teams seem just fine with the current system.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:56

Even though Fultz was relatively unknown on a national scale, there's a certain level of luxury that comes with being the No. 1 overall NBA draft pick. in 17 games. Markelle Fultz was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday night in front of millions of people, but he didn't seem to know where he was headed.