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India's Manohar to continue as ICC chairman until 2018

India's Manohar to continue as ICC chairman until 2018 With ICC's offer of an additional $100 million to BCCI still open, the move may lead to both BCCI and Manohar initiating the negotiations once again. Last March, Manohar had chose to step down from chairman's post citing " personal reasons " only to be persuaded by the ICC directors - both full members and associates - to stay. [Full Article...]

Raptors PG Lowry to opt out of contract

Last year in the Conference Finals, the Raptors pushed the Cavaliers to six games, but this year they couldn't avoid the sweep. The three-time all-star guard had one year remaining on his contract where he could have been assured US$48 million (AU$65 million) for the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. [Full Article...]

Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager

Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager And the Black Cats sealed their first win in 11 league matches when Jermain Defoe converted from close range. It was avoidable had Hull been more alert from the corner. He admits that the regret will remain that they could have produced such a performance earlier in the season. Against Hull , Pickford showed again why he is rated as one of the country's top goalkeepers. [Full Article...]

Cristiano: "I never expected to score 400 for Real Madrid"

Cristiano: As expected Isco took Gareth Bale's place in the Real Madrid staring 11 and gave them extra depth and mobility in midfield, while left footed central defender, Lucas Hernandez was given the hard job of playing at right back for Atletico. "And in the second half we were very effective". "We have won nothing yet and need to continue in the way we are going", the Real Madrid coach said. [Full Article...]

Kawhi Leonard (ankle) ruled out for Spurs in Game 6

Nursing a sprained left ankle, Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard said he planned to play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals . By the end of the game, Trevor Ariza was getting into scraps with opponents, while Harden was arguing with his own teammates. But if Green is making shots as well, the Warriors become that much more hard to defend. [Full Article...]

All Blacks 'delighted' with Rugby World Cup 2019 pool

Springboks coach Allister Coetzee reprised the popular coaching canard that you have to beat the best to win the World Cup, but former flyhalf Joel Stransky told Reuters that facing the All Blacks so early was a double-edged sword. "When you get into that type (of tournament) - the European Cup or all those things - you don't forecast, you don't predict what's going to happen, you don't gamble on ... [Full Article...]

India vs Pakistan match tickets sold out for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India vs Pakistan match tickets sold out for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 The top eight sides in the world rankings compete in the Champions Trophy and it remains unclear who would replace India , who won the last edition in 2013, if it decides to withdraw. "I am confident that we will make an impact in the tournament". Teams can still make changes to their squads until the 24th of May. All player replacement requests from May 25 onwards will require the approval o... [Full Article...]

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: SRH elect to bowl

IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: SRH elect to bowl Good start for the home side. Ishan Kishan and Aaron Finch's batting abilities aren't a factor that is hidden from any bowling unit. Yuvraj Singh ruled out of this match with a sore finger. But Hyderabad will not look for favours from Pune. Besides Jadeja, the pace battery comprising Basil Thampi , James Faulkner , Dhawal Kulkarni , Pradeep Sangwan have all failed to rise to the occasion ... [Full Article...]

Cesc hails Chelsea matchwinner Batshuayi: This is why football is f****** unbelievable!

Only one year later, to celebrate this win in a league where there are, for me, big, big teams with great players, great managers ... it's great, fantastic. But he's taken it all in his stride. Another Italian manager inspiring his team to the Premier League title; another team in blue standing up high, hands aloft, in celebration after clinching one of the most hard trophies there is in t... [Full Article...]

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets Key West series

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets Key West series In the upcoming series, the Earnhardts will be renovating a dilapidated home in the historic Old Town district of Key West . Despite only just announcing his retirement from NASCAR at the end of the current season, Dale Earnhardt Jr.is already planning to substitute racing's adrenaline withdrawals with plans for a new home renovation program on DIY Network next year. [Full Article...]

Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League

Chelsea encountered dogged resistance from West Brom and it looked like they have to wait more for the title but then the Belgian worldwide scored the victor after 82 minutes, resulting in wild celebrations from manager Antonio Conte. Antonio Conte says reuniting Chelsea's fractured team-spirit was the key to their charge to the Premier League title. We worked very hard to reach the final in ... [Full Article...]

Spurs eliminate Rockets, advance to Conference finals

Spurs eliminate Rockets, advance to Conference finals Leonard's ankle problem wasn't the only injury San Antonio dealt with in this series, as it came after the Spurs lost veteran Tony Parker to a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game 2 . "But it happened and we move forward". D'Antoni wasn't sure after the game if he'd tweak the rotation in the next game. Houston, which relied on its 3-point shooting to get this far, couldn't make shots fro... [Full Article...]

Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom

When Conte arrived at Stamford Bridge, he found a squad ripped apart following the mutiny that led to Jose Mourinho's sacking last season. I don't think Antonio will expect anything different. They deserve the title, fair play to them. Boss Antonio Conte wanted to secure the trophy at the earliest opportunity and Batshuayi was an unlikely hero at The Hawthorns. [Full Article...]

Lightweights Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee Brawl During UFC Press Conference

Lightweights Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee Brawl During UFC Press Conference A scuffle ensued, with a few shots thrown before security stepped in. Moments after the brawl, Lee tweeted: "I said His mom will be watching". "After that, he's going back to the prelims". Chiesa then went on to mock the blow that Lee landed, stating that, " the guy couldn't punch his way out of a wet paper bag ". I'll never say anything bad about noones family. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Bucks: Lack of playoff experience exposed

Milwaukee Bucks: Lack of playoff experience exposed Giannis Antetokounmpo was so damn good for most of the Milwaukee Bucks' first round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks. "Our veteran guys should know it but to close out a series on the road in a hostile. "We knew they weren't going to give up", DeRozan said. Jason Terry's 3 with 3:06 left had given the Bucks an 80-78 lead, completing an unlikely comeback from the 25-point deficit wit... [Full Article...]

Indian cricket team to participate in ICC Champions Trophy

As for Shami, he last played global cricket in August 2016, but has not featured in an ODI since the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup. Prasad said that the main players who were discussed at length for selection were Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav , Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur , each of whom has been placed on standby for the tournament. [Full Article...]

Liverpool's Sadio Mane picks up two player of the year awards

Liverpool's Sadio Mane picks up two player of the year awards Other major award winners saw Roger Hunt honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award , Lucas Leiva's decade of service recognised with the Special Recognition Award and the 1977 Liverpool team that won the European Cup for the first time in Rome handed the Outstanding Team Achievement Award . [Full Article...]

4 tons of garbage collected in China's Everest cleanup

4 tons of garbage collected in China's Everest cleanup I can't read nor respond to numerous emails, posts, messages, etc., but I do appreciate you all, and James and Ashley especially recognize your support. Within a few hours, Churchill and the newlyweds were back on a bus bound for Kathmandu, with warm hands and some of the comforts they are more accustomed to. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas complains about referees after Game 4

Game 4 is Monday night in Utah. Even before the devastating third quarter, Wizards fans drowned out those in Boston green. All things considered, it's clear that the Wizards have the momentum. They went on a 26-0 run and we can't have that on the road. "Right now, just looking forward to the next game I'm able to play". OS I think that has to change. [Full Article...]

Buffon was the difference, says Jardim

Buffon was the difference, says Jardim The Serie A champions held Monaco scoreless in a 2-0 away win in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final tie. He now has 31 goals this season following his 90 million euro (US$98 million) transfer from SSC Napoli, helping Juve close on a potential treble. [Full Article...]


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