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Hosts England eye Champions Trophy semi-final spot

Tuesday's match is now all the more important to New Zealand's bid to get out of the four-strong group and reach the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world's top eight ODI teams. "They know the game inside and out, and their own games. But to be fair it was raining reasonably hard when we came off", he added. Australia were denied a crucial win in the Champions Trophy as rain washed out their second match in a row and saved Bangladesh from elimination.


French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in quarterfinal

French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in quarterfinal

The world No.1 was eliminated in the Barcelona semis, third round of both Monte Carlo and Madrid and his opening match in Rome, sapping his confidence. "Come a long way the last 10 days or so", Murray, runner-up to Novak Djokovic previous year, told reporters. It was the first third-round meeting between two Asian players at Roland Garros, with 2014 US Open finalist Nishikori going on to play Fernando Verdasco for a place in the quarter-finals.



Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

LeBron James had no time for one reporter's question after the Cavaliers lost Game 2 of the NBA Finals to the Warriors. The first two games of the NBA Finals are the most-watched since Michael Jordan's final championship in 1998.


Murray eases past Khachanov into quarterfinals

Murray eases past Khachanov into quarterfinals

Just now I'm quite clear with what I'm doing. Japan's Kei Nishikori raises his arms as he defeats Spain's Fernando Verdasco during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, June 5, 2017 in Paris .


Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final

Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final

Back then, Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne couldn't stop a beach ball. Worse, he was partly responsible for Nashville's third goal, when he was stripped of the puck in the neutral zone that caused a breakaway in the other direction. No one challenged Crosby's goal, which came on a backhander after faking a slap shot. We saw huge first and third periods from the Pens in Pittsburgh, and a crucial second from the Preds Saturday night as they scored twice in 42 seconds to tie the game and ...


Borussia Dortmund announce Peter Bosz as new head coach

Borussia Dortmund announce Peter Bosz as new head coach

Among Bosz's first jobs will be to convince 20-year-old winger Ousmane Dembele that his future is best spent in Dortmund after the Barcelona target was left unsettled by his predecessor's abrupt departure. Tuchel was sacked a year before his contract was set to finish, despite him leading the club to their first silverware in five years. Reportedly , since there is no buy-out clause in his contract with his previous club, Ajax receive €5 million for compensation in order to buy out ...