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Sergey Kovalev promoter incensed by low blows during Ward TKO

Kovalev lost a close points decision to Ward back in November and forced a rematch after a number of pundits and fans scored the fight to him. Complaints by Kovalev about another low blow were ignored by referee Weeks and Ward seized upon his pained opponent, uncorking a huge right that left him on unsteady legs.



Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to terms with the Boston Celtics , sending their number three pick in the draft - along with a 2018 protected first round pick - gaining the Celtics number one pick in 2017 NBA Draft where they will draft Washington's Markelle Fultz .


Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

Romanian third seed Halep, the runner-up to Maria Sharapova in 2014, was thankful still to be in the tournament after her remarkable recovery from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals. Earlier on Thursday, Ostapenko extended a fairytale campaign at Roland Garros by defeating Bacsinszky and prolonging what's already been her best performance at a major by some distance.


Video shows elephants rescuing calf struggling to keep its head above water

Video shows elephants rescuing calf struggling to keep its head above water

Footage provided by the park shows the 13-year-old novice mother elephant stamping her foot with anxiety as her baby was seen floundering in the water. Zoo officials announced Monday that they are expecting a new elephant calf to be born this summer. Since the video has been shared, viewers have commented, "Wow, fast response".



GOP, Democrats playing ball as Team Scalise

Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" Saturday and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting at a Republican baseball practice outside Washington. A Washington Metropolitan Police Department report says the officer was manning a traffic checkpoint when the driver failed to obey repeated orders to stop.



Ronaldo not leaving Real Madrid, team president says

However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo , who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. If Cristiano wants to leave Real Madrid , it won't be for money". Asked about potential clubs Ronaldo could join, Perez said: "I'm not contemplating Ronaldo leaving".