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Collision During 6th America's Cup Race

The qualifiers started the same way the 2013 America's Cup ended, with Oracle rallying to beat Team New Zealand. Ainslie's crew - including Rio 2016 Team GB gold medallist Giles Scott - are now tied at the top of the qualifiers series rankings, thanks to their win over Sweden and two-points from last year's America's Cup World Series.



Google marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with doodle you can't resist

Tamin Iqbal, who is averaging over 50 in ODI cricket over the past two years, and Soumya Sarkar at the top of have an important role to play in getting the Bangladeshi's off to a flier with the bat and provide a platform for the strong middle order of Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib, Mahmudullah and Mosaddek Hossain.


Google Doodle celebrates ICC Champions Trophy with insanely addictive game

Google Doodle celebrates ICC Champions Trophy with insanely addictive game

Alex Hales hit 95 while captain Eoin Morgan scored an unbeaten 75. Even in June, early morning cloud cover that aids swing is often a key part of English cricket conditions. Joe Root , who fashioned the highest-successful chase ever in Champions Trophy , was the star of the day for England as the hosts beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the tournament opener at The Oval on Thursday.


LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized with racial slur

LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized with racial slur

It is their third straight finals match-up, Cleveland winning 4-3 last season, Golden State 4-2 in 2015. But it just goes to show that racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America. After noting that the vandalism had intruded on "one of the greatest sporting events that we have", James said that if the incident keeps the conversation about racism alive, James said, "then I'm OK with it".



Ronaldo misses Manchester United amid frustrations with Madrid boo-boys

The battle between Ronaldo and Alves could well go a long way towards determining the outcome of the Champions League final although both sides do of course possess many other talented individuals. However, the Spanish worldwide doesn't seem interested in depriving his teammate of a fifth Ballon d'Or to tie Messi's record. "I'm at the best level physically as I have in the last few seasons because I have played less".


South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

It has been all South Africa domination in the rankings as their skipper AB de Villiers continue to top the rankings for the batsmen while Quinton de Kock has climbed two places to fourth. England has already clinched the series after winning by 72 runs at Headingley and narrowly winning the second match by two runs. SA open the Champions Trophy with a clash against Sri Lanka at The Oval on Saturday (11.30am).