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by | June 08, 2018 | 07:43

The must-win Golden Knights arrived on time , created chances, but couldn't get one to go. Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant didn't dismiss the numbers. Perron said coming through the neutral zone with speed and supporting the puck is imperative. "Whoever is going to go, we gotta be ready to put our best foot forward".

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:23

The talent of Zverev has never been in doubt, but questions were rightly asked over the past 12 months of how much belief he possessed at the crunch moments on the sport's biggest stage. He has a 4-2 career lead over Zverev and perhaps more significantly, has won three of the four matches they have contested on clay. Their match was suspended at 3-3 in the second set.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:13

While Sharapova wasn't prominent in the conversation to add a third title to her résumé, she looked as if she belonged in the second week, which ended with rising commotion around a scheduled fourth-round clash against arch-nemesis Serena Williams .

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:10

The Capitals captain took that trophy from commissioner Gary Bettman after teammates Devante Smith-Pelly and Lars Eller scored third-period goals to silence the Knights. Vegas needs two things if they want any shot at this series: a hot start, which will in turn keep the crowd engaged, and a world-class performance from Marc-Andre Fleury.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:03

But Turkey , who failed to qualify for the World Cup , drew level just before the hour-mark when Malli picked out the bottom-left corner from 25 yards. They will be making their third-ever appearance in the finals. Africa will be represented at the tournament by Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco , Senegal and Tunisia.

by | June 08, 2018 | 06:57

His 32 league goals helped him to win the Golden Boot, with second-placed Harry Kane a comfortable margin behind the Egyptian, who has emerged as a surprise potential candidate for Balon d'Or this year. With the Real Madrid superstar now 33, the upcoming tournament in Russian Federation is likely to be his final chance at winning a World Cup while at the peak of his career.

by | June 07, 2018 | 08:30

The clamour for the new Nigeria World Cup kit was at unprecedented levels before its release this morning, and less than three hours later it was sold out. There is a slightly less loud away kit which has also sold out. Designed by Nike , the futuristic-looking green and white kit pays "subtle homage to Nigeria's '94 shirt, with its eagle wing-inspired black-and-white sleeve and green torso", the kit makers said.

by | June 07, 2018 | 07:27

Though his stablemate Audible, who was widely considered the top candidate to spoil a Triple Crown , has been withdrawn the race, Justify will still have to contend with Bravazo , the runner-up at Preakness and the current Sham to Justify's Secretariat .

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:26

Halep, who has lost all three of her Grand Slam finals - including the Australian Open, to Caroline Wozniacki , in January - arrived in Paris on a hot streak, reaching at least the quarter-finals in her last nine claycourt tournaments and losing only one set on her way to facing Kerber in Paris.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:31

Manchester United have today revealed that they have agreed on a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk to bring Brazilian midfielder Fred to the club. Mourinho believes they could be on course for further glory on Russian soil at the World Cup led by Neymar Jr, Casemiro, Coutinho and co.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:16

The decision has now been taken to postpone the game, which would have been Argentina's last World Cup warm-up friendly. "The friendship between Argentina and Israel , which will soon celebrate its 70th anniversary, is not about a football match".

by | June 07, 2018 | 00:06

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said the team understands the series will be a short one if they can not win in Cleveland. "That's not surprising hearing the news today with the Eagles ". "Listen, Golden State is one of the best teams I've ever played". Although some may point to Game 1 where the Cavaliers - or should I say LeBron - battled the Warriors to the wire, they still lost the game by 10 points, albeit in overtime.

by | June 07, 2018 | 00:01

Schwartzman, the 11th seed, was certainly playing out of his skin, but even that should have not been enough to trouble a Nadal playing anywhere near his peak. Another rain delay sent the players off court and shortly afterwards play was suspended for the day. Nadal will next play 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman , who rallied to beat Kevin Anderson 1-6, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (0), 6-2.

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:35

Williams suffered an injury to her right pectoral muscle during her third-round match against Julia Görges on Saturday. "It's very hard because I love playing Maria", the 36-year-old said. Sharapova has dropped one set at this year's French Open . I sacrificed so much to be at this event. I've never felt this in my life - it's so painful.

by | June 05, 2018 | 11:27

The Warriors earned a wacky 124-114 overtime win in Game 1 Thursday night - featuring J.R. Smith's blunder when he grabbed an offensive rebound in the waning moments of regulation and dribbled back toward halfcourt rather than shooting for the victory, and an overturned charge call against James.

by | June 05, 2018 | 10:52

Can Liverpool win the Premier League? This season Fekir has been in the upper echelons beside such talent as Neymar and Radamel Falaco, with a return of 23 goals and eight assists in all competitions for Lyon. The France worldwide is being heavily linked with a £60m move to Anfield but Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas wants to wait until after the World Cup in case the midfielder's value increases.

by | June 05, 2018 | 10:34

Bautista Agut saved a set point on his serve at 5-4 down, fighting off two more at 6-5 to force the tie-break, then taking his third set point in the decider to level. "In these kind of circumstances, sometimes emotions get the worst out of you or the best out of you, whatever you want to call it". "I'm not proud of doing that, to be honest".

by | June 05, 2018 | 10:11

According to The Sun , the robbers stole a handbag belonging to Pellegrini's wife, Carola Pucci , before shooting at the police who tried to stop them. The armed robbers were intercepted by police as they tried to run to their vehicle. No arrests have yet been made. He said: 'Congratulations to @Carabdechile for their speedy and courageous reaction.

by | June 05, 2018 | 09:55

Djokovic has struggled with injury and consistency for a while now-that's why the 12-time Grand Slam victor is ranked No. 22 in the world. Men's fourth round: No. I have been many, many times in quarters of Roland Garros and all the slams, and of course, I do appreciate it, considering it's a different kind of situation for me.

by | June 05, 2018 | 08:34

The 16/1 shot was always travelling kindly under jockey William Buick and the pair loomed ominously two furlongs from home, as they challenged leader Hazapour (ridden by Newmarket's Frankie Dettori - 5th) and eventual runner-up Dee Ex Bee (20/1), with the third placed Roaring Lion (6/1), for fellow town trainer Josh Gosden, still travelling well behind that trio.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:50

There was collective shock among both media and football fans today when news emerged that Germany's World Cup squad was announced. Yet something tells me that the decision to leave Sane out will come back to bite Low on his arse - not that he'll have any probably sniffing it anyway.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:49

But the 22-year-old, who claims he has never seen footage of Beckham's red card, expects to keep a lid on his tantrums in Russian Federation, where England face Tunisia, Panama and Belgium in the group stage. "I think the pace in the team you can feel it". Southgate will take comfort from the performance of Cahill whose powerful headed goal from a corner after seven minutes will strengthen his claim for a place in the heart of defence.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:40

He said: 'I think we played really well, with the ball especially. Jesse Lingard is optimistic about the upcoming summer World Cup in Russian Federation and believes that England can go all the way and win the tournament. My prayer is that we don't have injuries and also that Moses Simon makes the team to the World Cup. "After 10 minutes we got to grips with their shape and managed the game well".

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:35

The Catalan giants have not confirmed the new release clause in Umtiti's contract, which previously would have allowed clubs to buy the France worldwide for a cut-price €60million. His progression at the Nou Camp since his move from Lyon has surprised many as most hadn't anticipated the defender becoming such a valuable player for the club in such a short space of time.

by | June 04, 2018 | 20:11

Vincent Kompany was substituted shortly after half time after suffering an injury, however that was one of few negatives for Roberto Martinez as his team played fairly well. Belgium is drawn into a group with Panama, Tunisia and England, while Portugal will take on Morocco, Iran and Spain. Manchester United man Romelu Lukaku is expected to lead the line, while Chelsea's Batshuayi will offer stiff competition for a starting spot after recovering from an ankle problem.

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:12

Joe Root's men were left with searching for answers after a chastening nine-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the first match of their two-Test series. Stuart Broad finished the day level on 414 Test wickets with Pakistan great Wasim Akram, who has been in England commentating for Sky, and Broad is not far from following his teammate Jimmy Anderson into the all-time top 10.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:35

Joel Obi was handed a Super Eagles recall in the March 2018 friendly games against Poland and Serbia. "I have to go out there and show him exactly what I'm capable of doing". Gareth Southgate considered not selecting Raheem Sterling for England's 2-1 friendly victory over Nigeria but decided he should after the Manchester City forward spent a week on the front pages of some English newspapers.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:33

Maria Sharapova is quietly going about her business in the ideal way at the French Open . "Any time you play against Serena you know what you're up against". If anything, I feel like we should encourage each other, and the success of one female should be the inspiration to another, and I have said that a thousand times.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:31

Simona Halep has turned things around in her first-round match at the French Open and is headed to a third set against 83rd-ranked Alison Riske of the United States. "I'm ready for tomorrow, I feel strong in my legs", Halep, runner-up a year ago, said on court. Halep lost to unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko in the Roland Garros final last year, one of six defeats in a showpiece over the past year.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:30

We are one of the teams contesting for the World Cup but I am not saying we are going to win it; all the teams that qualified are in the running for the trophy. England have not won a knockout match at a World Cup since beating Ecuador in Stuttgart in 2006, so long ago that Antonio Valencia had not yet signed for Wigan Athletic, never mind Manchester United.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:22

Arbaaz allegedly lost Rs2.80 crore in betting to Jalan and was not paying the amount, following which the bookie had threatened the actor, the official had said, citing the interrogation of the arrested accused. In the preliminary, report it was also claimed that the bookies had links with the underworld and extended to the D company. "I will continue to cooperate with them".

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:36

But Dembele is a very young player, a very talented player that we are, of course, expecting a lot from. The France global has been linked with a host of big clubs including the La Liga champions and Manchester United. Griezmann will command a monster transfer fee as one of the best players in the world. "We did some good things but we know that we must improve".

by | June 02, 2018 | 07:08

Thane police's anti-extortion cell had recently busted a betting ring and arrested 42-year-old Sonu Jalan alias Sonu Malad, who is said to be one of the "biggest bookies" in cricket globally. Arbaaz Khan's connection in the IPL betting case left Twitterati feeling disappointed. Jalan had told interrogators that he was asking Arbaaz for the money due to him, said the Times Now report quoting sources close to case.

by | June 02, 2018 | 05:29

The former Bayern Munich striker's initial ban of six-months was served but CAS made a decision to extend the sentence, which prompted the captain's of France, Australia and Denmark (Hugo Lloris, Simon Kjaer and Mile Jedinak) to write an open letter to Federation Internationale de Football Association in order for the sanction to be upheld.

by | June 02, 2018 | 04:41

Former Pakistan skipper Afridi represented his country in over 500 global matches and famously broke the record for the fastest ODI century in his maiden worldwide innings as a 16-year-old, blazing his way to a 37-ball hundred. The T20I takes place on May 31 and all the proceeds from the match will be used to redevelop stadiums in the Caribbean damaged due to hurricanes past year.