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Borussia Dortmund hires coach Peter Bosz from Ajax

Borussia Dortmund hires coach Peter Bosz from Ajax A structured possession football coupled with gegenpressing ". BVB have signed some of the game's most promising players and are trying to build - rather than buy - a team capable of challenging the biggest teams around. Moreover, on-field success won't be the only criteria for Bosz after Tuchel was sacked for insurmountable differences with club officials and parts of his team. [Full Article...]

Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence: Yuvraj

Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence: Yuvraj To be fair, it is tough to judge particularly given how Pakistan were mauled in every aspect. Bearing in mind the fact that Ahmed is a relatively new captain, he will go through days when things won't work out for him. And it was a courageous call to leave out Ravi Ashwin after the season he has just had. Duckworth-Lewis bowled out Pakistan at the Edgbaston on Sunday by scoring 124 runs an... [Full Article...]

Sangakkara wants 'arrogant' Sri Lanka to challenge India

India , however, will come into the match as favourites with sky-high confidence with an nearly flawless display against Pakistan. It will also help ease the loss of Upul Tharanga, who is now unavailable for the remainder of the group stages due to an over-rates suspension. [Full Article...]

French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday

The second rain interruption at the French Open was very brief, and play has resumed in the women's quarterfinals. Reigning champion Novak Djokovic found himself in deep trouble against Diego Schwartzman, trailing the Argentine by two sets to one before pulling through. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff

Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff One of Madrid's greatest players, Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti when Madrid won the Champions League in 2014. The last season was also very cool. When the stars didn't play, the youngsters did and they did well. Following an elaborate pre-match ceremony involving American pop act Black Eyed Peas at the Principality Stadium, Juve settled first. [Full Article...]

Game 3 Preview: Golden State Warriors vs

His follow up was a 33-point, 13-rebound, six-assist, three-steal and five-block (!) outing in Game 2. Warrior's Draymond Green (L) and Kevin Durant . A Warriors team that, while already of championship quality, was regarded as a pretty team, a bunch of slick shooters. "I'm going to pull out the "Win one for the Gipper" speech", Kerr joked. [Full Article...]

LeBron, Cavaliers dispatch Celtics to set up finals trilogy with Warriors

It could be the final time we see Avery Bradley score 15 points in the first quarter, or Al Horford finish with a stuffed stat line . "It feels good to play some inspired basketball", Love said. He watched Game 5 in street clothes. "We're going to enjoy this for a few days before we lock in and prepare for that juggernaut out West", James said. [Full Article...]

Antoine Bethea says it's 'obvious' why Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned

Antoine Bethea says it's 'obvious' why Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned Rick Kaepernick came out of the woodwork Tuesday to respond to an National Football League columnist who has repeatedly floated the idea of the quarterback's contract demands as a possible reason for his unemployment. Davis, has 10 starts in a career that dates to 2012, going 3-7 in those games, having completed 236 of 378 attempts for 13 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. [Full Article...]

Kabul reels from devastating truck bomb

Lawmakers stood in silence as a mark of respect for victims during a session of Parliament attended by Afghan Ambassador to Australia Wahidullah Waissi. In neighboring Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistanis were saddened by Wednesday's attack. The Haqqani Network is an Afghan insurgent terror outfit based in Pakistan's Waziristan and has carried out many high-profile attacks on U.... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Rumman Raees replaces injured Wahab in Pak squad

Wahab damaged his ankle in a 124-run hammering at the hands of fierce rivals India at Edgbaston on Sunday after he was taken for 87 runs off only 8.4 overs - the worst figures in the history of the competition. Pakistan's second group game is against South Africa on June 7 (tomorrow) and the Green Shirts seem to be in total confusion after the drubbing defeat against India . [Full Article...]

Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three

Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three Now ABC has to hope the Cleveland Cavaliers can make it competitive. While James has thrived so far and had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double Sunday, he hasn't gotten almost enough help. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by United Kingdom candidate Jeremy Corbyn

In a hectic campaign which was suspended after a suicide bombing last week, pollsters, who universally got it wrong before the last vote in 2015, have offered a vast range for the result of the election: From May losing her majority to a landslide victory for her Conservatives of more than 100 seats. [Full Article...]

Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move

Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move There were football reasons for the Raiders to pursue Lynch, who is expected to replace Latavius Murray as Oakland's lead running back in one of the NFL's most dynamic offenses. So beside the billboards and all that, I really just get out with the people The billboards are for the commercial people, but when you get outside and you walk in the cracks, you get to find out what's real. [Full Article...]

1500 hurt in Turin football stampede

1500 hurt in Turin football stampede Turin authorities began investigating the incident immediately, checking footage from the area's security cameras to determine what exactly caused the stampede. Bags, shoes, and load of glass bottles were left scattered on the ground as people ran screaming out of the square. It was not immediately clear whether the two Poles who were injured had been hospitalised, or suffered only minor cuts a... [Full Article...]

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

Emirates Team New Zealand will compete against Britain's Land Rover BAR, Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan over the coming days to decide who will be the challengers to Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Match final. [Full Article...]

Nishikori advances to French Open quarterfinals

In a titanic first set, Del Potro wasted four set points then saved two before Murray pounced for the opener when the Argentine star narrowly miscued. "It was obviously an important win for me and a big match, because when he's playing well, (he) is one of the best players in the world", Murray said of Del Potro. [Full Article...]

South Africa face Pakistan

South Africa face Pakistan Captain AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis man the top and middle order and Pakistan bowlers have a task at hand to stop them. The last time they played each other in a tournament was in that (now infamous for South Africa ) ICC World Cup in New Zealand . [Full Article...]

Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

Tamim was unimpressed and umpires Rod Tucker and S Ravi intervened to calm tempers. England have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago, with their power batting making them even more formidable in their own conditions. [Full Article...]

Expert fantasy picks for the FedEx St. Jude Classic

Expert fantasy picks for the FedEx St. Jude Classic He is having a career year, now 5 on the tour in strokes gained approaching the green, 6 in strokes gained tee to green. Also like: Phil Mickelson . Has finished T-11 or better in each of the last four years at St. Jude, and will be firing at some flags knowing he'll likely have U.S. Open week off. [Full Article...]

Girl kicked out of soccer tournament for looking like a boy

Mili's brother Cruz said that the family even showed them a doctor's physical form listing Mili as a female. "It's what she always wants to do, to play soccer", said Geraldo Hernandez. "They said the president made his decision and there wasn't changing that". While Hamm invited Hernandez to her Team-First Soccer Academy camp, which she runs with former US national team teammates Kristine Lilly,... [Full Article...]


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