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Sailing - New Zealand pick Britain as America's Cup semi-final foe

Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in worldwide sport. Emirates Team New Zealand, as the highest finishing challenger, picked Land Rover BAR as their opponents in the semi-finals of the challenger event starting on Sunday.


Tharanga suspended for two matches

Tharanga suspended for two matches

However, after getting his eye in, Amla and du Plessis began to capitalize. Pradeep should have had his second wicket when Faf du Plessis , on six, skied an attempted hook but Lasith Malinga made a complete mess of the catch on the boundary.


Unsure if he's a Star Playmaker, Lakers to Pass on Lonzo Ball?

Unsure if he's a Star Playmaker, Lakers to Pass on Lonzo Ball?

Not only did the Lakers remain the top-three, they actually moved up a spot. The Sixers pick third. With that said, this could be a smokescreen and he's still the favorite to come off the board when the Lakers make their pick. This was a huge surprise. Colangelo is referring to the point guard's father, LaVar Ball , who has emerged as an outspoken and controversial figure this past year.


I 'Could' Bid For Mahrez - Wenger

I 'Could' Bid For Mahrez - Wenger

Claudio Ranieri was a good manager and the Foxes played great that season, but they weren't expected to defend their title. When asked on beIN Sports , how many additions he will make, Wenger replied: "Between a maximum of two or three".


Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

Hundreds of shoes and bags were scattered on the ground as people ran out of the square searching for friends and relatives. Witnesses reported hearing a loud sound that sparked the alarm. "I heard five or six different versions". Within minutes, dazed fans in Juve's trademark black and white jerseys returned and milled about the piazza amid the broken bottles and garbage littering the cobblestones.



Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters

Garbine Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam title did not last beyond the fourth round, where she ran into a determined Kristina Mladenovic backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen at Roland Garros . Petra Kvitova deserves to have fun, whether on the court or off, because soon enough the grass-court season will be there, and Kvitova's "fun" might come at the expense of her fallen opponents.