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by | May 17, 2017 | 15:27

India will begin a 17-day tour of the West Indies next month with five one-day internationals and one Twenty20, the cricket boards of both countries confirmed Tuesday. "We are all looking forward to hosting the Indian Cricket Team so soon after Afghanistan's inaugural tour of the Caribbean", West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Johnny Grave said in a statement.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:15

Mr. Duterte arrived in Beijing last Saturday to participate in the Belt and Road Forum - during which Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion to strengthen ties with former trading partners along the Silk Road as well as countries along the sea lanes to Europe.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:05

Santana was thrown out trying to stretch it into a double. "He's pretty miserable", Counsell said. He missed all of last season after having knee surgery. Aguilar tripled in the10th, leaving him a double short of the cycle. Both came off Gallardo (2-3), who allowed three runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings.

by | May 17, 2017 | 15:01

Sharapova's current ranking guarantees her a spot in Wimbledon qualifying, but she can earn a spot beyond the main draw cutoff if she continues to progress at Rome. Organisers awarded the 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor a wildcard for the tournament in the Italian capital, following in the footsteps of the Porsche Open and the Madrid Open.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:39

It's unclear, however, if Morata was directing his comments towards his coach. Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho has requested Florentino Perez to convince the 24-year-old to join the Red Devils in the upcoming transfer window. The Portuguese is expected to bolster his attacking options in the summer after talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic suffered a serious ligament injury last month.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:39

Kyle Schwarber not only walloped the longest home run any Chicago Cubs player has hit this season, the left fielder has a new standard in his own career. The Reds claimed first baseman/outfielder Peter O'Brien off waivers from Kansas City on Tuesday and optioned him to Louisville. "He looks more comfortable at a number of positions now, and that allows us to find a spot in the lineup for him more consistently, especially when guys are banged up".

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:36

Kim, almost two years younger than Adam Scott when the Australian won in 2004, is also the first player from Asia to win twice on the PGA Tour before the age of 22. Choi triumphed in 2011. It's his second PGA win after the Wyndham Championship last August, and he's now setting his sights on a major, which he says no longer seems like an impossible dream.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:36

Those three strikes and a hectic finish by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who rediscovered his six-appeal while belting 40 (26 balls, 5x6) and useful half-centuries by Manoj Tiwary 58 (48 balls, 4x4, 2x6) and Ajinkya Rahane 56 (43 balls, 5x4, 1x6) enabled RPS to beat MI by 20 runs and score their third win over MI this season and advance to the final in Hyderabad to be played on May 21.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:35

Besides the favorable track chosen by Nike , the " Breaking2 " organizers looked to ideal the athletes' own individual performance, tracking their hydration and nutrition down to the minute details of how much sweat each runner was expected to lose during the race.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:32

Kyle Walker, Tottenham's first-choice right-back for nearly all of the season, is a prime summer target for Manchester City, and it is unclear whether he will still be at White Hart Lane next season. "The England global sustained the injury in January against Sunderland ". Rose, widely linked with a summer move to either Manchester United or Manchester City, had returned to Spurs training in the week but was forced to go under the knife as the problem resurfaced.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:34

Alternate captain Dion Phaneuf was rock solid in Game 2 in Pittsburgh and his effort was inspiring. They have limited the Pittsburgh Penguins to two goals. "It's hard to say", said Senators coach Guy Boucher. This passive play not only drives many fans batty, it has gotten to the team it is meant to bother, the quick-striking Penguins.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:31

The win ensured Spurs finished as the Premier League runners-up, but they are expected to face a hard summer in the transfer market, with interest in their star players from clubs at home and overseas. Talent is there along with confidence - and the White Hart Lane send-off gave the players a glimpse of the party that lies in wait if they win a trophy.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:12

Jeter was also given a framed replica of the plaque that will be placed in Monument Park during an emotional ceremony that took place prior to the Yankees game against the Houston Astros. "It was pretty important, not only for myself but, obviously, for the team", said Headley, whose batting average had dropped from.304 on May 5 to.256.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:13

Since then Las Palmas have won just one game and suffered defeats to sides such as Sporting Gijon and Leganes, while conceding five goals against both Atletico Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao. Celta Vigo are not in their best moment of the season, so Real Madrid must take advantage of their situation. Vigo authorities at the time accused Madrid of improperly pressuring to play the game despite the security concerns, and the club had to officially respond by saying that it would never ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:12

This is not the first time President Trump has put forth statements that contradict his White House surrogates and spokespeople. The spy in question, whose life now hangs on the line after Trump reportedly revealed classified information in a meeting with Russian officials last week, was tracking an ISIS plot to bring down a passenger jet on its way to the United States with a bomb hidden in a laptop that USA officials think could get through airport screening machines unnoticed, according ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:08

Goffin - beaten by Nadal in the last four in Monte Carlo - served to stay in the set at 5-4 and started with a nervy double fault but, amid the tension of being taken to deuce, ended it with a pinpoint forehand and a commanding overhead smash.

by | May 17, 2017 | 14:07

Hull's 4-0 defeat away at Crystal Palace on Sunday confirmed the Tigers would be playing football in England's second-tier next season and the aim will be for an instant return to the promised land. "Right at this minute there was not much said (by the players about Silva's future)". Stretch that latter pattern out over a season - this may not be scientifically rigorous, but it's certainly indicative - and you're looking at an unspectacular but relatively comfortable mid-table finish.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:54

Gortat summed up the night like this: "We just didn't defend well at the end of the game.We just lost our composure and they picked us apart". Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown also contributed points off the bench for the Celtics, with Smart delivering 13 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Brown supplied nine points and three rebounds in 20 minutes.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:49

It is a huge ask but all the indications are that he still believes absolutely in his abilities to meet that challenge. However, the away supporters who made the long trip down south did their best to enjoy the occasion, taunting Arsenal fans with the chant: " Champions League , you're having a laugh!" "I felt he had something still left", Wenger said .

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:51

Conte said this was due to injury, and added that the England under-21 midfielder may leave Stamford Bridge on loan next season. It proved to be the appetiser for a insane 90 minutes of football as the home side threw away a 3-1 lead after Daryl Janmaat and Stefan Okaka cancelled out other efforts from Cesar Azpilicueta and Michy Batshuayi.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:44

However, she had to withdraw from the second-round match against Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Italian Open on Tuesday due to an injury to her left thigh. Sharapova, who has titles at all four majors, won at Roland Garros in 2012 and 2014. "I'm very sorry for Maria, very sorry for her fans". "Of course I felt some pressure".

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:44

Adorable. A guy Judge's size can be pretty intimidating, but he's really friendly and soft spoken. All rise - for laughs! "I'm just glad people enjoyed it". Another fan had a amusing response once he realized it was Judge. "A little bit. I could see it, the freckles". Fan: Yeah. He can't keep up this pace, I don't think.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:38

Fans were only able to look at Fernando Alonso's number for three short corners before the McLaren started issuing smoke and Alonso pulled it off track. And then you hope to learn by whatever caused the failure which I don't know yet. He has struggled with inferior cars since, and his growing frustration has driven him to trading the endless twisting and turning of the labyrinth-like Monaco GP for a run at the Indianapolis 500 on an oval track later this month.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:37

It's gotta be called differently. The Wizards and Celtics were tied coming out of halftime and Washington quickly found themselves down five points after Amir Johnson hit two free throws and a 3-pointer. It marked the first time in this series that they led after the first period. At times in each of the past two games, the Wizards have been the most explosive team in the National Basketball Association playoffs.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:32

Game 5 of the Celtics vs. Wizards playoff series featured the return of Washington's Kelly Oubre , who was suspended earlier in the playoffs for shoving and knocking Kelly Olynyk to the floor. "Coach made great adjustments, and we took what was off the whiteboard and put it on the court", Thomas said. "Next game I might drop 40". Give credit to Boston in Game 5, though.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:28

His team did very little attacking wise throughout the match but will still be massive favourites to get the job done back at Hillsborough on Wednesday night. Although the Terriers, arguably the surprise package of the season, have lost six out of their last 10 matches, Carvalhal is refusing to take the West Yorkshire club for granted.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:30

The BCCI delayed naming the Indian team because of its objections that a new ICC financial formula hurts India's interests by reducing its revenues from $570 million to $293 million for the period 2016-23. The CoA had pointed out to the BCCI that ICC chairman Shashank Manohar "has made an offer of a $100 million more" to the Indian board, and sending the ICC a legal notice at that point would have jeopardised negotiations at a "delicate and critical stage".

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:25

Manish Pandey has been drafted in as an extra batsman in the 15-member squad , to be led by Virat Kohli. Having performed well in the last several innings, he has won hearts of everyone and his expectations of Indian fans have increased a lot.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:19

The game was followed by a pitch invasion and then a ceremony involving Spurs greats from yesteryear, a rainbow breaking through the clouds with flawless timing as a shower of white tickertape brought the festivities to a close. " The Lane has been home to some of the most awesome moments in the history of not just our club but in the history of football". The question on most Spurs fans' lips is whether or not they'll enter their new home as champions after giving Chelsea a good run ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:18

Alvarez responded to a question about possibly ignoring Chavez. "Canelo doesn't want [to finish]", Golovkin said. Instead the two traded barbs, getting a jump-start on the promotion for their fall mega-fight, and the arena was showered with confetti.

by | May 17, 2017 | 13:02

And Arsene Wenger is a big manager so my record (in never losing a Premier League game to him) is not normal". "I have been out for the last few weeks but I tried to help the team as much as I could", Mata added. "And because we go with everything on Thursday and we can not go with everything against Tottenham". "I didn't sign here for five years (to not improve as a player)".

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:54

There's room for growth. "I'd like to let it evolve a bit". I do see probably two of the best D corps in our conference playing now [in the West final] in Anaheim and Nashville. Another question on the back end revolves around Kris Russell . "I thought he was really good for our team the way he approaches the game, the way he battles, his poise, his skating".

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:49

The best players want to play in the best competitions, so if you want the best players you need to get in the best competition, aka the Champions League. Wenger makes a valid point when he says that teams like Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are stronger in Europe because they are at an advantage domestically.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:47

He then missed the Spurs' 114-75 win over Houston in Game 6 on Thursday. Even with Leonard in the fold, the Spurs are 10-point underdogs entering Sunday's Game 1 , per OddsShark . One game after his game-saving block on James Harden , with Harden himself having a disastrous finish (10 points on two of 11 shooting, seven assists, three rebounds, and six turnovers), the Spurs turned to their younger crew.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:27

You still go to jail, I think, when you're texting and you end up killing somebody, but may have not meant to do that. By now, you've either heard of or seen the video of Warriors big forward Zaza Pachulia taking a deliberate step away from his center of gravity and Spurs star Kawhi Leonard descending from a corner jumper and landing with his sore left ankle on a foot the 33-year-old from the former Soviet republic of Georgia placed beneath him.