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Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series win Khan spins Afghanistan to T20 series win
- June 10, 2018

Hence, once again, Afghanistan will look to annihilate the Bangladeshis in the final match of the series, thereby effecting a whitewash. Chasing the target of 135 runs, the Afghans managed to achieve it in 18.5 overs. After the win, an ecstatic Afghanistan exulted in joy, poking fun at the Bangladesh team's signature dance moves. Shakib even ensured that left handers didn't face Rashid Khan by bringing up massive changes in the batting order but ironically three of Rashid's four ... (more...)
Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying
- June 10, 2018

Vettel won the pole position with a course-record time of one minute, 10.776 seconds around the 4.361-kilometre Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , thrilling the Ferrari fanatics - the vast majority of whom can only dream about owning one of the company's fancy sports cars. (more...)
Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford Jeff Horn vs. Terence Crawford
- June 10, 2018

Brisbane's world champ has also spent the last 16 weeks concentrating on explosive plyometric exercises to ensure his foot speed has gone to a new level, presenting Crawford with angles so sharp they could cut. When Crawford was told that Rushton was adamant that "Jeff doesn't headbutt" Crawford said: "Well, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see the tactics that he uses in the ring , but that's his word on how his fighter fights in the ring ". (more...)
Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House
- June 10, 2018

After last year's National Basketball Association title victory, Trump withdrew an invitation to the Warriors after Curry said he was considering not going. The Minnesota Lynx also weren't invited to the White House, but they instead committed to a day of service , giving out shoes to a school in need in the D.C. (more...)
Ben Stokes out of Scotland ODI and start of Australia series Ben Stokes out of Scotland ODI and start of Australia series
- June 10, 2018

After the Australia series, England then host India in a T20, ODI and Test series, something Stokes will be desperate to be involved in. "He is replaced in the squad by Surrey's Tom Curran ", England said on its verified Twitter account. (more...)
Nadal wins his 11th French Open title Nadal wins his 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

At the following changeover, Nadal was given a salt pill by a doctor and had his left forearm massaged by a trainer. The 32-year-old Spaniard is also vying for his 17th major trophy, which would move him within three of Roger Federer . (more...)
Kevin Durant will re-sign with Warriors Kevin Durant will re-sign with Warriors
- June 10, 2018

Although they're up 3-0 and we saw Stephen Curry break the single-game Finals 3-point record in Game 2, the offense hasn't exactly been humming. Kevin Durant has become something of an antihero of sorts, this after the former Oklahoma City Thunder forward bolted for the greener pastures of the Golden State Warriors en route to his first National Basketball Association championship. (more...)
Julian Alaphilippe wins first mountain stage in Dauphine Julian Alaphilippe wins first mountain stage in Dauphine
- June 10, 2018

After finishing the stage in ninth among a select chasing group, Team Sky's Gianni Moscon (Italy) took the race lead and leadfrogged teammate Michal Kwiatkowski (Poland), with Thomas is now in third. "It's a super hard climbing stage race, even harder on the weekend now". England's Adam Yates, who's twin Simon wore the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia for 13 stages in May, was third on the day at 15 seconds. (more...)
Nadal Wins 11th French Open Title
- June 10, 2018

Thiem has won 7-5 6-3 and lost creditably 7-6 6-4 in Madrid, and won 6-4 6-3 in Rome. The culmination of the second set was a tiebreak, during which Cecchinato thanks to blunders by the Tim battled back from 3:6. Nadal wept after being handed the trophy by Australian legend Ken Rosewall - who won the inaugural French Open in 1968. Two breaks later Nadal was in a familiar position, serving for the title, and when another Thiem forehand dropped long, his arms were raised in ... (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
- June 10, 2018

But Thiem showed resilience in getting two break points on Nadal's serve. Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is in the crowd enjoying a close-fought French Open final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem . The Argentine ended Nadal's run of 37 consecutive sets in a rain-delayed quarter-final before the Spaniard won the contest upon the resumption on Thursday under glorious blue skies. (more...)
Donald Trump says National Basketball Association champs won't be invited to the White House
- June 10, 2018

On Tuesday, reporters asked Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James for his thoughts on the Trump/Eagles imbroglio. The NBA championship series isn't over yet but President Trump has preemptively uninvited top NBA players from future White House visits; reaction from the "Your World" Generation Hexed panel. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe earns France draw against USA Kylian Mbappe earns France draw against USA
- June 10, 2018

France were held to a 1-1 draw at home to the U.S. despite fielding a strong side in their final match before the World Cup gets under way in Russian Federation. The team looked solid when it came to creating chances, it just couldn't finish. Les Bleus' patience finally paid off in the 78th minute when the U.S. (more...)
Bangladesh beat India to lift maiden Women's Asia Cup T20 title Bangladesh beat India to lift maiden Women's Asia Cup T20 title
- June 10, 2018

Harmanpreet Kaur top-scored with 56 against Bangladesh in the Women's Asia Cup final. Batting first, India openers Mithali Raj and Smriti Madhana got off to cautious start on the slow track at the Kinrara Oval. Bangladesh , though, were still well in the contest and there were important contributions from nearly all of their middle-order batters - Fargana Hoque, Rumana Ahmed and Nigar Sultana. (more...)
Lynx in D.C. for community service, not White House visit Lynx in D.C. for community service, not White House visit
- June 10, 2018

They've been so dominant that it stands to wonder why they haven't been covered more and talked about as one of the greatest basketball dynasties. Her arrival with the Lynx sparked a sea change for a franchise that hadn't made the playoffs since 2004 and signaled the start of its current dynasty. (more...)
Womens Asia Cup T20: Bangladesh stun India for maiden victory Womens Asia Cup T20: Bangladesh stun India for maiden victory
- June 10, 2018

In reply, Bangladesh women chased down the target very comfortably as they went to victory by 9 wickets with 8.5 overs in hand. Hasini Withanage took over the innings with Yashodha Mendis and scored 46 runs in the first 10 overs. Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur then cracked a 25-ball 24 laced with two fours before India were reduced to 70 for 3. Chasing 108 for a win, openers Mithali Raj (23) and Smriti Mandhana (12) got good starts before they were sent back to the pavilion with India ... (more...)
Power leads crowded St Jude Classic as Johnson lurks Power leads crowded St Jude Classic as Johnson lurks
- June 10, 2018

Mickelson and Koepka headline the group at 4 under, with the latter preparing to defend his U.S. Open title next week in NY. Dustin Johnson's bid to reclaim the world No 1 ranking from Justin Thomas got off to a solid start as he opened with a 67 despite a double-bogey at the ninth, from which he recovered with a remarkable chip-in birdie at the 12th while standing with one foot in the water. (more...)
Mithali Raj becomes first Indian to score 2000 runs in T20 worldwide Mithali Raj becomes first Indian to score 2000 runs in T20 worldwide
- June 10, 2018

The talismanic run-scorer now has 2,015 runs in 75 matches. Talking about the match, India chased down the dismal total of 107 runs with seven balls to spare and hence registered a win by seven wickets. International Cricket Council (ICC) took note of Raj's milestone and congratulated her on Twitter. She now has 2015 T20I runs in 71 innings, which is presently the highest-ever by an Indian batsman in the shortest format of the game. (more...)
Fans Left Outraged At 'Farcical' Tyson Fury Comeback Fight Fans Left Outraged At 'Farcical' Tyson Fury Comeback Fight
- June 10, 2018

When Tyson showed a few flashes there in the third and fourth round, he caught him [Seferi] with an uppercut in the fourth round and I think that just knocked the fight out of the guy. With boos ringing down from the upper tiers, it was hardly the victorious homecoming Fury had in mind, although much more relevant contests are sure to follow. (more...)
Anderson Talisca completes loan move to Guangzhou Evergrande Anderson Talisca completes loan move to Guangzhou Evergrande
- June 10, 2018

During his loan spell in Turkey, the Brazilian helped the Black Eagles win the Super Lig title once while also making an impact in Europe. The Brazil U23 worldwide registered 20 goals and eight assists across all competitions for Besiktas in the previous campaign as they finished fourth to qualify for next season's Europa League competition. (more...)
Three Barrett brothers to line up for All Blacks against France Three Barrett brothers to line up for All Blacks against France
- June 10, 2018

Vaea Fifita, 20. Ardie Savea, 21. Elsewhere, Samuel Whitelock will captain the Test side for the second time in his 97th Test, and is joined in the second row by Scott Barrett . "The Chiefs are the No. 1 scrummaging side in Super Rugby and Karl is a big part of that so he became an obvious selection when we got down to it". (more...)
Ricciardo impressed by Mercedes pace on harder tyre Ricciardo impressed by Mercedes pace on harder tyre
- June 10, 2018

Asked what he needed to do in Montreal to avert a repeat, where the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve's infamous "Wall of Champions" awaits the unwary, he replied: "Not hit the wall". "In terms of race pace, we have seen many times this year it's very close between the three teams and the six drivers. But if you start on pole you want to win". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 Officially Unveiled; Release Date, Gameplay, Champions League Revealed Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 Officially Unveiled; Release Date, Gameplay, Champions League Revealed
- June 10, 2018

You'll be able to play for the cup in tournament mode and career mode. "But if you're like me - an Arsenal fan, unfortunately - you can play a custom version of the tournament using any of the European clubs in the game". If you preorder the Champions Edition, you'll get access to the title three days early. You can pre-order the game from EA's website here starting today. (more...)
Rumor: LeBron James, Chris Paul could team up with Rockets or Lakers Rumor: LeBron James, Chris Paul could team up with Rockets or Lakers
- June 10, 2018

However, in Houston, Paul and LeBron would also be dealing with James Harden , who may not mesh well with two other stars. "Just imagine for him to come here and make a deep playoff run", he added . If he doesn't, well, there are only so many superstars to go around, and there is certainly a scenario where the Lakers once again find themselves on the outside looking in during a summer of musical chairs of hall-of-fame talent available. (more...)
Lyon Conclusively Rule Out Liverpool Move For Nabil Fekir Lyon Conclusively Rule Out Liverpool Move For Nabil Fekir
- June 10, 2018

France Football Association president Noel Le Graet had suggested the move was nearly completed - according to reports in France - before Lyon's announcement. The French global scored 18 goals whilst chipping in with seven assists, ultimately helping Lyon to secure Champions League qualification as well as giving last season's defending champions AS Monaco a run for their money. (more...)
Andujar hits first career grand slam, Yankees beat Blue Jays 7-2 Andujar hits first career grand slam, Yankees beat Blue Jays 7-2
- June 10, 2018

Later, Oh was spotted in the dugout patting Estrada on the back as if to say he was sorry. "I really don't care that the run came in, Oh's a great guy and I feel bad for him that it happened in that inning", said Estrada. Warren pitched 1 1/3 innings of the second game Monday, allowing no runs, one hit and three walks while striking out one. He has faced the Blue Jays twice this season (March 31 at the Rogers Centre and April 19 at Yankee Stadium ), posting a 0.96 ERA without a decision. (more...)
Justify Still The Favorite To Win Belmont Justify Still The Favorite To Win Belmont
- June 10, 2018

The reason so many horses fall short at the Belmont after fantastic runs through the first two races of the Triple Crown is the combination of the extra distance and the exhaustion carried over from the previous two races. Came from behind to win his second race at Santa Anita on March 11 by a comfortable 6-1/2 lengths. How Much Money Does the Jockey Get for Winning the Belmont Stakes? Justify dominated from the start, breaking well from the No. (more...)
Baffert talks up Justify ahead of Belmont Baffert talks up Justify ahead of Belmont
- June 10, 2018

The Todd Pletcher-trained Hard Study, 5-2 on the morning line, will break from post 3 with Manny Franco in the irons. Last year's victor, Tapwrit, went off at odds of 6-1 and Creator paid a healthy 15-1 in 2016. "They both could win the Breeders' Cup Sprint and the Breeders' Cup Classic". "He's the only horse in the race that has won a race at Belmont Park, and that was in the Peter Pan on May 12". (more...)
Kubrat Pulev launches astonishing attack on Dillian Whyte and Eddie Hearn
- June 10, 2018

To watch, hit play at the top of the article or go to the Sky Sports Boxing Facebook page or the Sky Sports Boxing YouTube channel. "I was expecting from Dillian Whyte and his team to run away from the fight, but I didn't expect from them to be such bullshit artists", Pulev said on his official website http://kubratpulev.com on Friday. (more...)
LeBron's Finals challenge may be too tall an order, say pundits LeBron's Finals challenge may be too tall an order, say pundits
- June 10, 2018

Cleveland and Golden State will meet for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals , the Warriors looking for a third championship in that span and LeBron James and the Cavaliers trying to wrestle the crown away just as they did in the 2016 series. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch talks collapse, says media report Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch talks collapse, says media report
- June 10, 2018

Hearn and De La Hoya both told ESPN .com they want to complete an agreement quickly. "So we're just moving forward and making sure that Canelo has the toughest dance partner possible for September 15". Whether the words of De La Hoya are genuine or simply the latest chess move in the ongoing public negotiations remain up for debate. He is 38-0-1 with 34 knockouts. (more...)

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