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Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion


The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, which were carried out by the same jihadist cell behind the November 2016 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. "I went down to the mezzanine level, someone was shouting". A witness in the train station told Agence France Presse a man "cried "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest), and.blew up a trolley". Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Top 5 bowlers

On June 9, the police arrested four persons for running an online betting racket during the India-Sri Lanka Champions Trophy cricket match. Three persons have been arrested in connection with a betting racket during the India-Pakistan Champions Trophy final match, the Delhi Police said on Monday. Read More »

Clippers Have 'Expressed Interest' in Acquiring Paul George


He will reportedly opt out of his contract in 2018 and become an unrestricted free agent. George also informed the Pacers that his "preferable" destination is the Lakers, with the report of him looking to depart from IN has created a decrease IN leverage for Indiana. Read More »

Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

The Tartan Army booed God Save The Queen and England fans chanted against home manager Gordon Strachan but were silenced by Leigh Griffiths' double, although Harry Kane's late leveller had the smiles back. Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win. "If you look at the fixtures we've got, we're capable of winning them all if we can perform like that". Read More »

Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season


And I'm going to try to keep working hard to try to enjoy more handsome weeks". The fact that he had to wait three years to claim a 15th major title made it all the sweeter - as did the fact that uncle Toni - his coach since he was six - handed him the Coupe des Mousquetaires in an emotional ceremony. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud in Spain

After leaving Madrid , he returned to England for a second spell with Chelsea before joining United , with whom he won the Europa League and the League Cup in the season just finished. It will be up to a judge to decide whether to take Mourinho to court. However Real club president Florentino Perez has insisted that Ronaldo will be staying at the club and no offer has been received to tempt him away. Read More »

Imran advises Sarfraz to bat first against India in final


Everyone will remember this achievement, not just for today or tomorrow but for a long, long time in Pakistan cricket. Where Pakistani extremists expressed, "For them it was not a Pakistan V/s India match but a Muslim V/s Hindu match, inspite India being a secular nation did not add any Muslim player in their team, whereas when it comes to Muslims, they are known for their fighting spirit and winning is their ultimate goal defeating their enemies". Read More »

Ward leads record American challenge at Royal Ascot


This year she has been flawless but I've not asked her to do as much as she did then. "I'll be counting the days until next year". He became very unbalanced when he went through the dip at Newmarket and, in the circumstances, Barney Roy did exceptionally well to finish only a length behind Churchill . Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers, General Manager David Griffin will part ways

He played in over 1,000 NBA regular season games during his career, after he was drafted with the third overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics out of Colorado. Both Griffin and Gilbert did not have the same vision of the teams future. LeBron was not happy with Griffin's departure, which could spell trouble for the Cleveland Cavaliers , according to Yahoo! The GM said: "I think at the point we're at now, it's what makes you 5-10-15 percent better?" "He's been a ... Read More »

Man dies with 109-degree temperature at Las Vegas music festival


That's more than 10 degrees higher than a person's body temperature. Given the attendance and the heat, it's not entirely surprising to learn that there have been a series of isolated deaths related to the festival, dating back to at least 2011, when it was forced to abandon a smaller festival in Dallas, Texas, after similar temperatures proved unsafe for attendees . Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin part after title, 3 straight NBA Finals


If not, Philadelphia will send Boston either its own first-rounder in 2019 or Sacramento's first-rounder that year. Fresh off their NBA Finals loss to the Warriors in five games, the Cavaliers already had begun searching for answers to Golden State's depth of starpower - with Griffin leading the charge. Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

Griffin's replacement will face immediate and unrelenting pressure to keep pace with Golden State and appease James , but ultimately the blame for any managerial shortcomings will be passed up the chain to Gilbert. A person familiar with the talks says Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert met with former National Basketball Association star Chauncey Billups about a position in Cleveland's front office. Read More »

Here are the Wild's new home uniforms. What do you think?

Same for the Colorado Avalanche , where losing the blue up the sides of the jersey and returning to the mountain-evoking arch of blue at the bottom of the maroon jersey makes all the difference. The jerseys implement adidas' Clima technology that allows 133 percent more air flow, and the fabrics are 27 percent stronger in "burst testing" and 72 percent improved when it comes to "abrasion testing". Read More »

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United. The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. - Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process", a statement on ... Read More »

It's so hot in Phoenix, they can't fly planes!

Airbus and Boeing jets are able to operate at higher temperatures , but performance may still be impaired by heat. A NUMBER OF flights have been cancelled in Phoenix , Arizona - because it's too hot for the planes to take off. The cancelations are due to heat rising above one of their smaller plane's "maximum operating temperature ". OK, 88 degrees isn't much compared to 120, but we wanted to throw this one in to show that other parts of the USA are struggling too. Read More »

Harper kick-starts Nationals' 12-3 win at Miami


Miami's winning rally started with a two-out walk by Dee Gordon . The Nationals boasted the second most productive offense in baseball entering Tuesday, averaging 5.5 runs per game (trailing only the New York Yankees' 5.72). The left-hander, who grew up in nearby Hialeah, improved to 7-3 in 13 starts against his hometown team with an ERA of 2.19. Volquez received the same result despite pitching well in his last encounter with Washington, scattering four hits and striking out six over ... Read More »

Man United boss Mourinho refutes Spanish tax fraud claims

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. "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process", read a statement from his representatives. Read More »

A consortium is reported to be lining up a bid for SAFC


The consortium also has links to former Arsenal captain Tony Adams , who is now the sporting director at recently-relegated Spanish side Granada, and Paul Smith, who was formerly the business affairs director at Chelsea . They were behind the well received "Class of 92" film, documenting the rise of Manchester United's golden generation, as well as the The Late, Late Show with James Corden. Read More »

Lewis calls Floyd-McGregor August fight as 'ridiculous'


Former Pound-for-pound king Mayweather is the huge favourite, despite coming out of retirement to face the UFC superstar, and Lewis offers no hope for McGregor , Mirror writes. On an edited video being released before he posted his: "Then TMZ released the footage, and I asked the gym owner how they got their hands on it. Read More »

Black Caps bat against Bangladesh in Cardiff


The five-wicket victory over New Zealand in their Group A match at the ICC Champions Trophy was Bangladesh's finest One Day International (ODI) victory, reckoned their former captain Habibul Bashar. Williamson was gutted about the loss, and said: "To be fair, we thought we had a scrappy total". The partnership under Shakib and Mahmudullah under pressure was outstanding. Read More »

Tottenham increase price for Man City target Walker


And the former Sheffield United defender, who is preparing for Saturday's World Cup qualifier in Scotland , said: "Considering where I have come from in Sheffield, it [the price tag] is very flattering". Pochettino preferred Kieran Trippier for some big matches towards the end of the season, including the north London derby against Arsenal and FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea . Read More »