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Masar delivers Derby glory for Godolphin as Saxon Warrior struggles Masar delivers Derby glory for Godolphin as Saxon Warrior struggles
- June 05, 2018

The jubilant winning trainer, Charlie Appleby, getting his first Classic success, said: "I've always said, when I started this job, I wanted to be the first to get a Derby victor in Godolphin blue". "It is not easy to win the Derby but we have won it", Sheikh Mohammed said in a post-race television interview. The 2000 Guineas victor needed to overcome the bad record of horses drawn in stall one, and while he was hemmed in by the victor Masar, and then Roaring Lion, once in the clear he ... (more...)
Tunisia goalkeeper ‘fakes injury’ to allow players to break Ramadan fast Tunisia goalkeeper ‘fakes injury’ to allow players to break Ramadan fast
- June 05, 2018

Each time Hassen went down with his "injury", his teammates rushed to the sideline to feast on dates and water during the medical delay. The month's fasting requires self-discipline to the extent where Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from sunrise to sunset . (more...)
Tyson Fury back in his element as he signs with Frank Warren Tyson Fury back in his element as he signs with Frank Warren
- June 05, 2018

The heavyweight finally announced his comeback on Thursday with Fury set to return to the ring on June 9 at the Manchester Arena. Fury has been preparing to return since January, when the suspension on his boxing licence was lifted. It's been a long, complex drawn-out situation, but the important thing is I'm back to claim what is rightfully mine. Not that Frank Warren will allow him to return that hurriedly. (more...)
Rafa Nadal into French Open quarters without dropping a set
- June 05, 2018

Before an expectant crowd on Court Philippe Chatrier, Nadal extended his streak of consecutive sets won on the Paris clay to 37 - only Bjorn Borg (41) is ahead of him in those stakes. Impressively, with Nadal serving for the match after another break, Marterer forced a tiebreak but it was the world No. 1 who advanced. Schwartzman needed nine minutes shy of four hours to defeat South African sixth seed Kevin Anderson 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6 (7-0) 6-2 in a mighty comeback win over the 2017 US Open ... (more...)
Area briefs: Clemson to host Nebraska in ACC/Big Ten Challenge Area briefs: Clemson to host Nebraska in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
- June 05, 2018

Indiana's Big Ten-ACC Challenge game against Duke will be its third against the Blue Devils in four seasons in the event. The Hawkeyes are 2-5 against the Panthers, but Iowa has won the last two matchups, winning 73-66 at Pittsburgh in 1950 and 103-70 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1976. (more...)
Lincicome becomes latest woman to test herself on PGA Tour Lincicome becomes latest woman to test herself on PGA Tour
- June 05, 2018

Though she never made a cut, a five-time LPGA victor missed by just one stroke in the 2004 Sony Open in Hawaii as a 14-year-old. She will follow in the footsteps of Michelle Wie, Annika Sorenstam, Babe Zaharias and Suzy Whaley as women to play on the PGA Tour. (more...)
The Yankees reportedly may boycott ESPN over Sunday Night Baseball scheduling squabble The Yankees reportedly may boycott ESPN over Sunday Night Baseball scheduling squabble
- June 04, 2018

There's a new rivalry brewing with the New York Yankees . An Orioles game was rained out Thursday, so the teams agreed to make it up with two games in the same day next month, beginning at 5 p.m. Do I think the Yankees refusing to do interviews with ESPN would have any impact on anything? No. "Hopefully it's still happening behind the scenes and there's pressure being applied because that's just not good for the product on the field, for the safety of our guys to be having to go night game ... (more...)
French Open 2018: Fourth seed Elina Svitolina knocked out in third round French Open 2018: Fourth seed Elina Svitolina knocked out in third round
- June 04, 2018

Not bad considering a year ago she was ranked 377. With that loss that section of the draw opens up nicely for Buzarnescu who faces Madison Keys [13] next, with a feisty encounter coming up between Yulia Putintseva (who put Johanna Konta out in the opening round) and 26 seed Barbora Strycova . (more...)
'Marca': Alisson will wait for Madrid 'Marca': Alisson will wait for Madrid
- June 04, 2018

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius underwent a post-Champions League final scan amid concerns that he had suffered a head trauma following a collision with Sergio Ramos, Press Association Sport understands. It is understood Karius has continued his holiday Stateside and will return to Liverpool for pre-season training on July 2, although Jurgen Klopp's side have been strongly linked with signing a new goalkeeper next season. (more...)
Dubai-owned Godolphin stable claims 1st English Derby win Dubai-owned Godolphin stable claims 1st English Derby win
- June 04, 2018

Saxon Warrior , one of seven remaining contenders for reigning champion Flat trainer Aidan O'Brien, maintained his unbeaten record in style when powering to victory in Britain's first Classic, the G1 QIPCO 2000 Guineas, over a mile at Newmarket earlier this month. (more...)
Club legend Steven Gerrard targets double Rangers loan move Club legend Steven Gerrard targets double Rangers loan move
- June 04, 2018

The 20-year-old spent some of last season at Championship side Sunderland, featuring 11 times for the Black Cats in the second half of their relegation campaign. The England U21 global could be joined by Liverpool teammate Dominic Solanke. In an ideal world Gerrard would like Solanke in place as early as possible with Rangers beginning their season in the Europa League in early July, but things may not work out to that plan. (more...)
Karius underwent concussion scan after Champions League collision with Ramos Karius underwent concussion scan after Champions League collision with Ramos
- June 04, 2018

Liverpool are in pretty desperate need of a new goalkeeper. "It's even worse as we all felt that we could have beaten Real Madrid and we were in the game for a long time". The goalkeeper was already in America on holidays when the decision was taken by the club's medical staff that Karius should get a scan. Dr Zafonte is a leading authority on the treatment of National Football League players who have suffered head trauma and Karius was sent to visit him following consultation with ... (more...)
Rooney: Marco Silva to let Everton star decide future Rooney: Marco Silva to let Everton star decide future
- June 04, 2018

Privately, Watford believe Thursday's confirmation of Silva as Everton's manager only strengthens their case, while Everton are adamant they followed all the rules and regulations and informed Watford of their desire to talk to Silva. "I know what is behind me, I know the big-club history and what the fans expect", he said. The list is not so big, ' said Silva. "I like to see competition between players every day". (more...)
Guardiola handed two-match ban, Liverpool fined for City bus attack Guardiola handed two-match ban, Liverpool fined for City bus attack
- June 04, 2018

Touré said that some of the City players told him that they hated Guardiola and that he feels that the former Barcelona manager feared losing the City dressing room without his presence at the club. "Last summer, when Pep brutally got rid of (Wilfried) Bony, who had been signed a year earlier for a huge sum, I asked questions", Toure said. But Toure barely featured under Guardiola, who allowed him to leave Barca back in 2010, and he was handed only one start across the whole record-breaking ... (more...)
Arsenal to hold talks with Fellaini this week
- June 04, 2018

It is believed new Arsenal boss Unai Emery had been keen to sign the Belgium global when he was Paris Saint Germain manager and his representatives are due to meet with club officials this week. On Arsenal's end, meanwhile, while Emery and head of recruitment Sven Mislintat may be in agreement as to Fellaini's worth to the squad going forward, convincing the Arsenal fans - the majority of whom are unlikely to see this as a positive - will be a big early challenge for the new regime. (more...)
After Sunil Chhetri's emotional plea, tickets for India game sold out After Sunil Chhetri's emotional plea, tickets for India game sold out
- June 04, 2018

India, who have improved their ranking to 97 in current Federation Internationale de Football Association chart, routed Chinese Taipei 5-0 on Friday in the opening game of the four-nation tournament with less than 2000 fans watching from the stands. (more...)
Discovery Inks International Deal for PGA Tour Golf Rights Discovery Inks International Deal for PGA Tour Golf Rights
- June 04, 2018

The PGA Tour deal is worth $2 billion. Discovery will pay $50 million per year in 2019 and 2020, $100 million in 2021 and then costs ramp up through 2030. "This long-term partnership between the PGA Tour and Discovery will create the new global home of golf", said David Zaslav, chief executive of Discovery. (more...)
England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria England show promise with Nigeria win, Germany suffer shock loss to Austria
- June 04, 2018

The 34-year-old joined Alan Brazil on Monday's Sports Breakfast, and he gave his view on Gareth Southgate's current 23-man squad for this summer's tournament, just a few days after they won their first pre-World Cup friendly against Nigeria . (more...)
Kasatkina stuns Wozniacki to reach first Slam quarter-final Kasatkina stuns Wozniacki to reach first Slam quarter-final
- June 04, 2018

It was all over in a matter of minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier as Kasatkina rattled off the three games she needed to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final. "I was trying, but it just wasn't enough today". Kasatkina was unshakeable on Monday and outlasted Wozniacki to win a 32-stroke rally to move 5-3 ahead before claiming victory when Wozniacki pulled a return wide. (more...)
Shots fired as Pellegrini mugged in Chile Shots fired as Pellegrini mugged in Chile
- June 04, 2018

A police helicopter was mobilised in the hunt for the criminals, whose vehicle was eventually found in a suburb of Santiago called Conchali. Former Manchester City manager Pellegrini, 64, was unharmed in the incident and thanked Chilean police for their quick response in a tweet in Spanish. (more...)
Bud Cauley hospitalized with broken ribs, collapsed lung after serious vehicle accident Bud Cauley hospitalized with broken ribs, collapsed lung after serious vehicle accident
- June 04, 2018

And my buddy, Whis, who was there as well in the vehicle accident. But after visiting Cauley on Saturday, Thomas said his friend was in good spirits, talking and laughing, and was scheduled to have surgery Sunday. "We will update you when he's ready to put out a statement", Mullhaupt said in the email. Cauley missed the 2015 season due to a shoulder injury but had rebounded this year with two top-10 finishes and was in the top 85 in the FedEx Cup standings. (more...)
West Ham’s Manuel Pellegrini mugged at gunpoint in Chile
- June 04, 2018

No-one was hurt in the drama, despite the violence shown by the armed robbers who threw road spikes down to stop police chasing them after one fired his weapon. The West Ham manager and his wife were targeted seconds after they parked their vehicle and started walking towards the unnamed restaurant where they were due to have dinner. (more...)
Joachim Low Announces His 23-Man Germany Squad; Leroy Sane Left Out Joachim Low Announces His 23-Man Germany Squad; Leroy Sane Left Out
- June 04, 2018

And Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been given the number one jersey, despite not having played since September due to injury. Despite starting in the Austria game and staying on the field for 67 minutes, he was a notable absentee in the squad which you can see in full below. (more...)
England 363 all out in 2nd Test, lead Pakistan by 189 runs England 363 all out in 2nd Test, lead Pakistan by 189 runs
- June 04, 2018

In the only bad news for England, all-rounder Ben Stokes was ruled out of next weekend's one-day global against Scotland and the start of the five-match ODI series against Australia. He went to fifty in style with two boundaries in successive Abbas balls - an extra-cover driven four and a hooked six. Buttler finally ran out of partners after hitting 11 fours and two sixes when last man Anderson was caught in the slips. (more...)
Heat for tweet: Browns' Randall amazed by National Basketball Association jersey posting Heat for tweet: Browns' Randall amazed by National Basketball Association jersey posting
- June 04, 2018

This was despite his tweet that there was a " 100 percent " chance he'd follow through on what he promised. So, even though no one will be receiving a jersey, Randall did make it a point to say that if the Cavs emerge as championships, he'll find a way to do something for the fans ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia vs. Peru - Football Match Report Saudi Arabia vs. Peru - Football Match Report
- June 04, 2018

The captains of Peru's Group C rivals - Australia, Denmark and France - wrote to Federation Internationale de Football Association asking them to lift his ban. The 34-year-old striker won a last-ditch legal appeal on Thursday to appear at the tournament in Russian Federation despite being banned after testing positive for traces of cocaine following a World Cup qualifier against Argentina last October. (more...)
Ian Wright anxious for England after going into their shell vs Nigeria Ian Wright anxious for England after going into their shell vs Nigeria
- June 04, 2018

Moses Simon has promised to be "back soon, stronger and better" after missing out on the chance to represent Nigeria at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. "Second half we were slow to start and it took us a little while to adjust to them changing shape". Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel played the full 90 minutes as England defeated the Super Eagles 2-1 at Wembley to continue a strong run of pre-World Cup preparation. (more...)
Sir Alex Ferguson was discharged from the hospital Sir Alex Ferguson was discharged from the hospital
- June 04, 2018

He's back on his feet, happy to have left hospital and grateful for the support". It comes after he was placed in an induced coma at Salford Royal Hospital on May 5 after the haemorrhage. Between the years 1986 and 2013, Fergie managed some of the finest squads ever assembled, taking home thirteen Premier League titles, two Champions Leagues, five FA Cups, and four League Cups. (more...)
Sloane Stephens into first quarterfinal at French Open
- June 04, 2018

Nadal is wary of Marterer, who earlier won 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 against Jurgen Zopp . 'And then I'm not injured. "He's someone I really appreciate", said Nadal, who has been friends with Gasquet since their junior days. He moved to 5-0 up for the loss of just two points. Halep tightened the squeeze in the fourth game of the second set. Nadal was classy in his response as he went over to his bag to hand the ball boy one of his racquets before taking his position on court. (more...)
Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 2 Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 2
- June 04, 2018

Much of this comes in the way of him being able to get to the basket either in transition or off the dribble. It's also one of those records that only strengthens his legacy. The under is 8-3-2 in the last 13 meetings in Golden State. Andre Iguodala , who has missed the past five games with a left lateral leg contusion, is doubtful for Sunday. (more...)

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