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Sebastian Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada Sebastian Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada
- June 11, 2018

But there was not, and Vettel picked up the 50th of his career, his second in Montreal and the first for Ferrari at the track since Michael Schumacher won three in a row from 2002-04. "But overall, it's been a great day". Valtteri Bottas was second in his Mercedes , about six seconds back. This is what some circuits will do, they'll say "leader's on his third last lap, second last lap, this is the last lap", then they'll give the guy waving the flag points at where the leader is. (more...)
Bittersweet Paris Sevens win for Black Ferns over Australia Bittersweet Paris Sevens win for Black Ferns over Australia
- June 11, 2018

England produced another powerful performance in the semi-final with a convincing 26-12 victory over Canada to reach their first final of the 2017-18 series, but they were unable to cope with the Blitzboks in the final as the men from South Africa ran out winners in front of a noisy Paris crowd. (more...)
Ozil out of final warm up game Ozil out of final warm up game
- June 11, 2018

Ozil, who has been training alone, apparently has still suffering with a lingering back problem that caused him to miss four of Arsenal's matches in May. Germany have a huge amount of expectation on them heading into the tournament in Russian Federation. It is believed that for Germany's opening game against Mexico, Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan or Schalke's Leon Goretzka will play instead of Ozil. (more...)
Brazil medical chief delivers update on crocked Man Utd signing Fred Brazil medical chief delivers update on crocked Man Utd signing Fred
- June 11, 2018

The Red Devils announced on Tuesday that a deal had been agreed for their second signing of the summer, after bringing 19-year-old Diogo Dalot from Porto for around €22m. Brazil suffered an injury scare during their pre-World Cup camp here when midfielder Fred left a training session early with an ankle problem. "Tomorrow we will see what happens and decide if we need to carry out any exams but at the moment it's too early to say anything", Lasmar told reporters on Thursday. (more...)
Vettel hails Ferrari 'team effort' 40 years after Villeneuve win Vettel hails Ferrari 'team effort' 40 years after Villeneuve win
- June 11, 2018

It was left to Bottas to chase Vettel, who made a clean getaway from the start, with Verstappen nearly passing the Finn before the order settled down. Stevenage-born Hamilton had earlier cruised into Q2 after taking P3 behind the Ferraris in the first phase of qualifying. "I quickly saw that it was going to be hard to take pole position but you always do your best and try to get the best out of the vehicle". (more...)
Cavs Will Explore This Kevin Love Trade To Keep LeBron James Cavs Will Explore This Kevin Love Trade To Keep LeBron James
- June 11, 2018

Prior to Friday night's Game 4 matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors , one loyal fan chose to show his appreciation for LeBron James' run to the Finals over the last four seasons. Houston might be a piece or two away from defeating the Warriors, but that piece is not James. It's unclear if they can move forward together. "I feel like it's harder to stand out when you have great players around you", Durant said in the interview. (more...)
Rafael Nadal wins another French Open crown
- June 11, 2018

Australia's Margaret Court is the only other player to have won the same major - the Australian Open - 11 times . As Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem warmed up before the French Open final, the booming voice of an announcer at Court Philippe Chatrier called out each player's bona fides. (more...)
Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP
- June 10, 2018

The 2018 rules allow only three power units during the entire season. It is yet unclear if Ferrari are also planning an upgrade or if they will wait to introduce it at a later race. According to the world champions, "quality issues" meant that their power-unit would be used at the subsequent race in France instead. "In recent years, Mercedes has performed well in Montreal - and it's one of Lewis' most successful circuits, too", Wolff added. (more...)
Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series sweep over Bangladesh Rashid Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series sweep over Bangladesh
- June 10, 2018

Afg is hosted in India by the Afghanistan cricket so that they can play well in their maiden Test against India. Mujeeb has been economical in the two matches but hasn't been able to get many wickets. He struck medium pacer Karim Janat five consecutive fours to score 21 runs in the penultimate over, bringing the equation down to nine runs in the final over. (more...)
Why Mercedes is the real Canada favourite - F1 Why Mercedes is the real Canada favourite - F1
- June 10, 2018

Vettel trails Hamilton by 14 points in the drivers' standings but will be confident of eating into that deficit after qualifying first with a track record of one minute and 10.764 seconds at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . "I think we can do a good job". Mercedes , who chose not to introduce their new upgraded power units in Montreal and struggled to extract the best from the "hyper-soft" tyre, saw Hamilton struggle to find the form that has enabled him to dominate in the past. (more...)
Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Crawford and Horn Prepare for Las Vegas Showdown Media Workout Notes & Quotes: Crawford and Horn Prepare for Las Vegas Showdown
- June 10, 2018

On Saturday night he also is making his case that he is as good and maybe better than Lomachenko, and worthy of the perks that go to the fighter sitting on the throne instead of whatever falls to No. It will come down to the exchanges between me and Crawford and who they are watching". "My preparation has been terrific and I plan on still being world champion on Monday". (more...)
Donald Trump says National Basketball Association champion won't be invited to White House Donald Trump says National Basketball Association champion won't be invited to White House
- June 10, 2018

So, it's not surprising hearing the news today with the Eagles. The president congratulated the team on Twitter earlier Friday. "If the athletes have friends of theirs or people they know about that have been unfairly treated by the system, let me know", he added. (more...)
Chris Woakes out of Scotland ODI Chris Woakes out of Scotland ODI
- June 10, 2018

Woakes's replacement, Curran, comes into the squad, having played five matches at the recently concluded IPL for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Woakes has been diagnosed with a tight right quad following the innings and 55-run win over Pakistan in Leeds, which squared the series at 1-1. (more...)
Rafael Nadal claims 11th French Open title Rafael Nadal claims 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

But the unrelenting Nadal continued to fire winners from behind the baseline and again broke early, consolidating for a 3-1 lead. The impairment scare didn't set him back. "The King of Clay" won French Open number nine and record a fifth successive victory by defeating rival Djokovic in four sets. Earlier, Czech sixth seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova won the women's doubles final on Sunday, beating Japan's Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya 6-3 6-3 to claim their ... (more...)
LeBron James praises Kevin Durant while throwing shade at the Trail Blazers LeBron James praises Kevin Durant while throwing shade at the Trail Blazers
- June 10, 2018

Frankly it was a good problem to have as he's averaged * a href="http://stats. nba .com/players/isolation/?CF=PlayerFirstName*E*kev" *1.01 points per possession on isolations and * a href="http://stats.nba.com/players/playtype-post-up/?CF=PlayerFirstName*E*kev" *1.10 points points per possession on post-ups in the playoffs. (more...)
Manchester City 'on verge' of sealing deal for Napoli midfielder Jorginho Manchester City 'on verge' of sealing deal for Napoli midfielder Jorginho
- June 10, 2018

Jorginho's agent has admitted his client would be disappointed if the deal does not go through. " Jorginho is a Napoli player". City have been trying to reach a compromise over the size of the fee demanded by Napoli for more than a week, but there appears to have been significant progress made over the weekend. (more...)
Dan Martin takes stage 5 at the Criterium du Dauphine Dan Martin takes stage 5 at the Criterium du Dauphine
- June 10, 2018

The Dauphine is very high-level race and all the riders are in top shape", said Alaphilippe afterwards. "I'm not thinking that far ahead even though it's only two days away - I just worry about tomorrow first and defend the jersey". The fifth stage on Friday, the second of four consecutive summit finishes, ends at Valmorel after 130 kilometres. He crossed in 4 hours 26min 58sec in front of Martin and Thomas. (more...)
Smith-Pelly to skip White House visit if Caps win Cup Smith-Pelly to skip White House visit if Caps win Cup
- June 10, 2018

Smith-Pelly, who is from Canada, didn't pull any punches when saying he would not attend. He was one of four Capitals players to beat Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in a 4-3 Washington win. The Capitals won their 10th game on the road in the postseason to equal the league record which had been set four times previously, most recently by the 2012 Los Angeles Kings.Washington, who entered the league as an expansion team in 1974, ended the miraculous season of the Knights, ... (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

Go ahead and 2018 to the lengthy list. In a historic game, Rafael Nadal defeated Austrian Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-4, 6-3,6-2 to earn his eleventh French Open championship. If standard play would likely lead to a loss, why not try for the spectacular, instead? But that's the best-of-three sets and in different, faster conditions. (more...)
Nadal storms to 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

King of Clay Rafael Nadal said he will have to be at his best to beat Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final at Roland Garros if he is to create more history and claim an 11th title. " They are the first set is everything, and the weather is everything ". But against Thiem , there was nothing wrong with Nadal's start. Nadal now leads 2-0 in the second set, having won the first set 6-4. (more...)
Warriors, Cavs stars say they're not going to White House
- June 10, 2018

The overwhelming issue surrounding the Eagles' planned visit was that most of the team was not going to attend , and that was a major factor in Trump deciding to pull the invitation. "I don't feel you have to go to anybody's house if you don't want to", LaVar said. "Like guys said before me, I'm sure whoever wins this series won't be going". (more...)
City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations
- June 10, 2018

As noted by Richard Fay of the Manchester Evening News , after leaving City this summer Toure has lashed out at Guardiola, saying he has an issue with African footballers. "The quality of the human beings they are, how they connect with the rest of the staff, that is I would say the main secret, that counts a lot to me". (more...)
Women's Asia Cup 2018 final Women's Asia Cup 2018 final
- June 10, 2018

Anuja Patil's obstructing the field put the tournament favourites in trouble. "They had a lot to lose and we didn't". India posted a below par 112/9 from their quota of 20 overs after being asked to bat. "It was not a decent total, but we fought til the end so the credit goes to the bowlers", said Harmanpreet who was adjudged the Player of the Tournament. (more...)
WNBA champs didn’t get Trump invite, will help schools instead
- June 10, 2018

The president later rescinded the invitation to the White House . One of the biggest misnomers in sports is that basketball as a whole is over once the NBA Finals conclude. And, as noted by Youngblood, LeBron James recently expressed disappointment that the Lynx were not invited to the White House. Last year's NBA champion Golden State Warriors did not visit, and on Tuesday James and the Warriors' Steph Curry and Kevin Durant said the NBA Finals victor, either the Cavs or the ... (more...)
Women's Asia Cup T20: Bangladesh shock India to earn maiden victory Women's Asia Cup T20: Bangladesh shock India to earn maiden victory
- June 10, 2018

Bangladesh made a comeback against last edition's runners-up Pakistan on Monday with a seven-wicket victory after a 64-run defeat by Sri Lanka in the opening match. She also accounted for Anushka Sanjeewani, who scored a run-a-ball 11, leaving Sri Lanka at 67 for 3. For the Sri Lankans, Oshadi Ranasinghe, de Silva and Prabodhani took a wicket each. (more...)
Mithali Raj becomes first Indian woman cricketer to score 2000 in T20Is Mithali Raj becomes first Indian woman cricketer to score 2000 in T20Is
- June 10, 2018

Raj became the seventh woman cricketer to achieve the T20I feat today. Mithali Raj has played 74 T20 matches so far and scored 2015. Virat Kohli , the Indian men's team skipper, has 1983 runs from 57 matches. The Women in Blue now have three wins in four matches in the ongoing Women's Asia Cup 2018. In the 108-run chase, Raj opened the innings and scored 23 off 33 balls.She crossed the 2000-run mark after taking a single off the bowling of Oshadi Ranasinghe in the sixth over of the Indian ... (more...)
Hungary vs. Australia - Football Match Report Hungary vs. Australia - Football Match Report
- June 10, 2018

It was an inspired cameo at Budapest's Groupama Arena, coming in Arzani's second worldwide outing, that should ensure the 19-year-old gets a chance to do the same in Russian Federation. Jackson Irvine's determination ensured the Socceroos would come out on top. In sight of a third-straight clean sheet, Sainsbury's headed back-pass wrong-footed substitute keeper Brad Jones to trickle into the net for an embarrassing equaliser. (more...)
Guangzhou complete signing of Man United target Anderson Talisca Guangzhou complete signing of Man United target Anderson Talisca
- June 10, 2018

The Premier League heavyweights have lost out to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergande, who have signed the Brazilian on a six-month loan deal from Benfica. The Red Devils signed the Belgium global in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the 2017 summer transfer window. Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande have confirmed the loan signing of Anderson Talisca from Benfica. (more...)
France vs. United States of America live stream info, channel France vs. United States of America live stream info, channel
- June 10, 2018

Julian Green gave U.S. the lead in the 44th minute, the Americans' first ever goal against France , before youngster Kylian Mbappe equalised with 12 minutes remaining. Mbappe, who was a permanent threat, found the back of the net in the late stages to cancel out Julian Green's first-half opener, with Didier Deschamps's team lacking energy after a demanding physical preparation. (more...)
Seamus Power shoots 5-under 65 for opening lead at St. Jude Seamus Power shoots 5-under 65 for opening lead at St. Jude
- June 10, 2018

With the TPC Southwind playing at a par 70 over 7,244 yards, Mickelson called this event flawless preparation for the U.S. Open - the championship that has eluded him so far finishing second six times. "We were kind of all over the place, but hope to figure this out for the rest of this week". Dustin Johnson's bid to reclaim the world No 1 ranking from Justin Thomas got off to a solid start as he opened with a 67 despite a double-bogey at the ninth, from which he recovered with a ... (more...)

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