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by | July 22, 2018 | 16:59

Donald Trump was full of praise for Vladimir Putin after their private meeting this week, a new report claims. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reacts ahead of a joint news conference of U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to make clear that Putin wouldn't be invited to address Congress if he visits Washington.

by | July 22, 2018 | 16:56

South Africa's spin frailties were laid bare once again as the tourists collapsed for 124 to concede a first innings lead of 214 runs at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club Ground. The hosts had resumed day two on 277-9 and got to 338 before Maharaj took the final wicket for the second best Test figures by a South African. South Africa has not lost a series to Sri Lanka since 2006.

by | July 22, 2018 | 11:32

At one point, the rhetorical zigzags left one senator lamenting a "walk-back of the walk-back" that was, she said, "dizzying". The U.S. director of national intelligence Dan Coats , who on Monday immediately defended intelligence personnel on the election issue, expressed surprise at Trump's invitation on Thursday to Putin to visit Washington in the autumn.

by | July 22, 2018 | 11:13

Nibali's accident occurred in a cloud of yellow smoke set off by spectators, with two police motorbikes not much more than a couple bike lengths in front of the stage leaders. There are similar stories when teams have been forced to choose between two strong contenders in Tour's past, of course, but none that resemble this one, as Team Sky seem - for the moment - light years away from descending to the internecine strife and distrust that made life hell at La Vie Claire as Hinault and Greg ...

by | July 22, 2018 | 05:12

I have nothing to do with it. Povetkin knocked out David Price on the undercard of Joshua's victory over Parker. "If Joshua had a choice, he would not have chosen Povetkin", said Vadim Kornilov from the challenger's promotional team. Weigh it up: doping , being banned, your legacy damaged or someone is just better than you on the night, give them the respect and bounce back. The one voice that was barely heard from throughout the negotiation from a public standpoint was Joshua, 28, who ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 23:42

Team Sky's Froome was struck by at least one spectator a little under seven kilometres from the summit of the famous climb and seemed to be spat at shortly after, on his way to a fourth-placed finish as team-mate Geraint Thomas took victory .

by | July 21, 2018 | 20:54

Bale has always been linked with Manchester United with Bayern Munich also mentioned as a possible destination this summer. There's only one club that can pay his wages. Bellamy also believes that Bale will benefit from Ronaldo's departure, with Real looking for a new leader to step up. "He needs to be the main man in a team and he deserves to be the main man in a team.

by | July 21, 2018 | 16:40

Several former wrestlers accused Jordan of doing nothing after hearing reports that Strauss was sexually abusing wrestlers. The university said it's reviewing the litigation. Kudla was named first-team All-Big Ten and Ohio State's most valuable player on defense in 2005. Ohio State said investigators expect to conduct more than 100 more interviews and "remain in regular communication with the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office".

by | July 21, 2018 | 13:16

At the break, out-of-favour Joe Hart was introduced by Guardiola and as the second half progressed, the England worldwide was forced into action to pull off a brilliant save to his left from Mahmoud Dahoud . "I know it is not easy for him what happened in the last period, but he's with us and tomorrow he's going to play". The German winger - who was left out of his nation's World Cup squad - could not inspire his team to an equaliser, however, and it left City to begin their preparations ...

by | July 21, 2018 | 12:58

But Test captain Root made it clear one of the biggest lessons he had learnt from a one-day worldwide series-clinching hundred at his Headingley home ground on Tuesday was never to repeat his unusual celebration. It's already happened once this year. "This year is probably the best we've seen him bowl", Bayliss said of Rashid. "I'm sure he'll be up for discussion, definitely".

by | July 21, 2018 | 11:42

Alisson became the Seleção no.1 while still with former club Internacional in his homeland and - such was the confidence in him - even retained his place despite that spell on the bench at Roma. I hope you shine next to (Bobby) Firmino in Liverpool . Following the completion of his move to Anfield, Alisson will join up once again with Salah as a teammate after they were both at Roma in the 2016-17 season.

by | July 20, 2018 | 23:57

Thomas now looks every inch a potential Tour victor, yet he still maintains Froome is Team Sky's designated leader and that he has not targeted final victory. "But without Nibali, for sure we will lose some of the show". But the Sky train ripped into his lead over the remainder. Thomas extended his lead over Froome in the overall standings to 1 minute, 39 seconds.

by | July 20, 2018 | 23:46

Whenever Kate Middleton has to do something similar, she'll pop on a pair of trainers, but Meghan opted to stick with heels. "[They] are frustrated he keeps speaking to the tabloids and taking payment for interviews ", the source told Entertainment Tonight .

by | July 20, 2018 | 21:55

Although Mercedes did not reveal specifics of the deal, Press Association Sport understands that the four-time world champion will earn up to Stg40 million ($A70.7 million) a year. Yet, somewhat surprisingly, Vettel despite being one of the most successful and decorated drivers of his generation, Vettel has won in Germany only once (2013, at the Nurburgring) and he has never won at Hockenheim.

by | July 20, 2018 | 15:29

The 52-year-old, who has had management experience in England with West Ham , Watford and Birmingham, said: "I am very much looking forward to the challenge in general". "I hope I will manage to improve him, this is very hard as he is at a high level". "I don't want to talk about the transfer market and I'm not that interested in it".

by | July 20, 2018 | 14:43

Guardiola allowed defensive midfielder Yaya Toure to leave in the summer and wants a replacement. "I was disappointed (not to sign him)", he added. "It would have been a mistake for him if he came and he wanted to go to Chelsea with (new manager) Maurizio Sarri".

by | July 20, 2018 | 08:38

That's apparently what happened to Tiger Woods , and it explains why he was wearing KT tape on his neck Thursday at Carnoustie, Scotland. "The way I've been playing coming in, it hasn't really even been on my mind, but I knew if I played well here it would be a great opportunity to move up the list", added Kisner, who is now 19th in the qualifying standings.

by | July 20, 2018 | 05:39

The 23-year-old guard finished with 37 points and nine rebounds, leading the Lakers to a double-overtime win over Cleveland. Sviastoslav Mykhailiuk , after making step back three pointers in the semi final, came crashing down to earth and made only 3 out of 10 shots.

by | July 20, 2018 | 02:53

The 76ers will also send Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to Oklahoma City. "Oklahoma City was able to accomplish two things by trading Carmelo Anthony to Atlanta, improve the roster while saving $73M this season". The 6-foot-11 forward/center averaged 7.6 points and 4.3 rebounds in 20.0 minutes and shot 37.1 percent from 3-point last season . The 34-year-old Anthony had been the headliner his entire career - he's 19th in National Basketball Association history with 25,417 points - but he was ...

by | July 20, 2018 | 01:55

This will nearly double the £34.7m Manchester City paid Benfica for Ederson a year ago, a fee which became a world record for a goalkeeper at the time . " I'm really happy, it's a dream come true to wear such a prestigious shirt for a club of this size that is used to always winning ", the Brazilian told Liverpool's official website.

by | July 19, 2018 | 20:31

The Wild Boars arrive at press conference . That is what the soccer team is called. A large sign had the words "Bringing the Wild Boars Home". Two British divers found them on July 2, squatting on a mound in a chamber several kilometres inside the complex.

by | July 19, 2018 | 16:42

Kerber's win is a reversal of her loss to Serena in the 2016 Wimbledon final, and denies the U.S. star her 24th Grand Slam trophy and eighth Wimbledon title. "I knew I had to play my best tennis against a champion like Serena". Kerber should in theory pose a much sterner test in what is a repeat of the 2016 final, which Williams won in straight sets.

by | July 19, 2018 | 14:41

All seven runs were scored via home runs, the first four coming on solo shots. Starting players, decided on by online votes from MLB fans, ranged from Mookie Betts (Boston Red Sox ), Mike Trout ( Los Angeles Angels ) and Aaron Judge ( New York Yankees ) for the American League to Harper, Javier Baez ( Chicago Cubs ) and Freddie Freeman ( Atlanta Braves ) for the National League.

by | July 19, 2018 | 12:27

I think it's fantastic for us to have those options. British Olympic track cycling champion Geraint Thomas grabbed the Tour de France lead, attacking with three and a half miles to win a summit finish on Stage 11 on Wednesday. We were expecting attacks. It will be a second spell in yellow for Thomas, who won the opening time trial of last year's Tour in Dusseldorf. "Maybe two years ago I would have attacked too early".

by | July 19, 2018 | 07:46

The youngest member of the team, Chanin Wiboonrungrueng, is only 11. Ekapol said he told the boys: "We can not go out this way". A Thai journalist selected by the authorities asked the questions. It had been previously reported Australian doctor-diver Richard Harris had helped decide which boys to take out first, reportedly the weakest or the bravest of the boys.

by | July 19, 2018 | 05:37

Indy previously hosted the Men's Final Four in 1980 (Market Square Arena); 1991, 1997, 2000, and 2006 at the RCA Dome; and 2010 and 2015 at Lucas Oil Stadium. I want to thank and commend the hard work of the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee which includes UTSA, San Antonio Sports, Visit San Antonio , UIW and our City staff.

by | July 19, 2018 | 04:15

Harper joins Ryne Sandberg and Todd Frazier as the only players to win the Home Run Derby at their home ballparks. The spectacle won him the contest in the most dramatic way possible, but now accusations are beginning to circulate that Harper and his father actually cheated.

by | July 18, 2018 | 22:55

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski says San Antonio has agreed to trade Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to Toronto for DeMar DeRozan , center Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick. "Sell you out quick for a little bit of nothing", DeRozan said. Instead, the Raptors fired head coach Dwayne Casey , promoted assistant coach Nick Nurse to head coach, and made a decision to keep the team together.

by | July 18, 2018 | 22:09

Liverpool appear to have finally sorted out their biggest issue by agreeing terms with Roma over their goalkeeper Alisson . The Belgian global now looks set to join Real Madrid , leaving the Blues in desperate search of a top class replacement .

by | July 18, 2018 | 21:27

Police have arrested a man in connection with a Donald Trump protest in Scotland . United States Secret Service Agent Nole Remagen suffered a stroke while on President Trump's recent trip to Europe for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | July 18, 2018 | 20:49

WICKET! David Willey removes Rohit Sharma for just two runs as Mark Wood takes a catch at deep square leg. Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has again sent the Twitter running wild on rumours after he sought the match ball at the end of the last third ODI against England in Headingley.

by | July 18, 2018 | 20:44

At the same time, the President expressed his hope for the cooperation after Mundial. Vladimir Putin also said that foreign supporters who now have ID cards will be able to benefit from multiple entries into Russian Federation without a visa until the end of the year.

by | July 18, 2018 | 20:41

McIlroy warned against going in with one set game plan for the week, though. "There's no surprises where the bunkers are and what the greens are like; it's purely going to be about the conditions". Tiger Woods , back at the British Open this week for the first time since 2015, will begin his campaign in Thursday's opening round at Carnoustie in a three-ball with Japan's Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox of Scotland.

by | July 18, 2018 | 20:28

The tweets resurfaced after Hader allowed a three-run home run to the American League's Jean Segura in the eighth inning of the All-Star Game, which the AL went on to win 7-5 in 10 innings. It won't happen again. Teammate Lorenzo Cain added: "We all say insane stuff when we're young, that's one reason why I don't have social media, because you always get in trouble for it".

by | July 18, 2018 | 18:13

Having played a starring role in France's World Cup triumph in Moscow on Sunday afternoon, the Manchester United midfielder led the celebrations back in Paris 24 hours later, where he serenaded teammate, N'Golo Kante. The way he takes the ball from the feet of his opponents, without them appearing to notice, is incredible. "He's not only essential for the balance of the team, but he helps his team-mates".