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Team NZ sails into lead - Outteridge goes swimming


Outteridge slipped and flew off the boat as the six-man crew went through its quick, choreographed sprint to change sides while the 50-foot foiling catamaran was turning while going about 27 knots on the fifth of seven legs. "The hulls looked intact but bits were falling off and the boat's electronics, having been submerged, could be damaged". The victor will meet two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. Read More »

Clinical Lions tame Chiefs as Tests loom

While the weekend team have worked hard to earn victories, the midweek team have been less than successful, having lost their two outings in games that they must have hoped to perform better. "We've got training on Thursday and if you're not in the team you're going to try and push those who are to try and prepare them as best as possible for Saturday". Read More »

Lions Team Announced For Highlanders Game

Conor Murray reinforced his reputation as being close to the best halfback in the world. "The feeling about the game on Tuesday night, for the 23 going out there, is making sure they put on a performance for the rest of the boys", Farrell said. Read More »

Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test


It does mean something of a headache for the All Blacks as they ponder whether Gatland is planning to use Farrell as his Test out-half with Te'o and Davies outside him, or at inside centre with Sexton in the 10 shirt and Davies in the 13 shirt. Read More »

Green attacks James, 'You started the super team, bro'


LeBron James isn't letting Draymond Green have the last word on Thursday. 'I never played on a super team.' You started the super team, bro! James spent his first seven seasons in the National Basketball Association and led the Cavs to five straight playoff appearances that included a trip to the Finals in 2007. Read More »

NBA Draft Rumors: Paul George, Jimmy Butler Trades?

It came to light this week through multiple reports that George's agent had informed the Pacers of George's intentions to leave following the expiration of his contract in summer 2018. After all, last offseason they signed Kevin Durant to create a superteam that rolled through the playoffs and dominated the 2017 NBA Finals. Just before the trade deadline in February, USA TODAY Sports reported that George was "hell bent" on joining the Lakers . Read More »

Yangervis Solarte headed to disabled list with left oblique strain

There's been no announcement of a timeline just yet, but oblique strains can often sideline a player for a month or more, which would be an obvious blow to Solarte's trade stock. "I think no matter when it happened [during the season], it was going to be frustrating", Solarte said, according to the newspaper. I was trying to make some adjustments from the early part of the season. Read More »

All Blacks' skills, set piece will challenge Lions -Rennie

There have been plenty of flashes on the tour so far, but it took until last Saturday for it to form into one solid and satisfying performance against very hard opposition. "I've not done anything different, the team's not done anything different - we just know that if we build phases, hopefully I can get on the end of them, and that's what we did tonight", Nowell told reporters. Read More »

Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup

Russian Federation will qualify for the second round with a win, while 3 points would put Portugal in a strong position with only New Zealand to play. They need everyone to pull their own weight and to play as one collective against a strong Portugal side containing Ronaldo. "It was a great result for Mexican football ". Read More »

Tiger Woods says he's 'receiving professional help' to control medications

Woods, 41, was arrested on Memorial Day after police in Jupiter, Florida found him asleep at the wheel of his vehicle. "Woods, 41, was asleep at the wheel of his auto in the early morning hours on Memorial Day". Woods is recovering from his fourth back surgery , and has not won a major since 2008. The statement was released after Tiger was seen spending Father's Day with his two children, nine-year-old daughter, Sam , and eight-year-old son, Charlie . Read More »

Pacers, Lakers in trade talks for Paul George

The Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Lakers are engaged in Paul George trade discussions as Thursday's NBA Draft draws near, according to league sources . Will it be the Los Angeles Lakers? A source close to the Cavaliers told ESPN Sunday that the team is keen on starting trade talks for George even without reassurance he will sign a long-term deal in Cleveland. Read More »

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

According to reports , Ronaldo's treatment in Spain over the allegations has led to wanting a departure, despite winning three of the last four Champions League crowns with the club. The star is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take Mourinho to court. Read More »

Real Madrid president downplays Ronaldo's exit talk


I haven't spoken to him. Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. The Portugal superstar is said to be unhappy with the level of backing he has received from the club, although president Florentino Perez insists Ronaldo will clear his name . Read More »

Perez Rubbishes Man United's Deal For Morata

The Portugal superstar Ronaldo, who is now playing for his country at the ongoing Fifa Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, is said to be unhappy in Spain after allegations surfaced that he had committed tax fraud . A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Florentino Perez insists Real Madrid are not contemplating Cristiano Ronaldo's departure this summer. The first problem likely to be is convincing Real Madrid to sell, even if the player had decided he wants to go. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football stars in Spain. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English Premier League club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with Manchester United a year ago. The prosecutor also alleged that the player falsely reported income as coming from real estate, which it said had greatly reduced his tax rate. He's coaching Manchester United . Read More »

Cubs' Russell denies domestic violence allegation


The comment, which was also deleted, alleged that Addison had hit her in front of their kids, according to Larry Brown Sports . As of now, there are no official charges of domestic violence against Chicago Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell . Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euros tax fraud


The 34-year-old, who is out of contract at Real Madrid and has been linked with a free transfer to Paris St Germain, sees no reason why Ronaldo should not again be relied upon to lead his country. The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, was accused of "two offences against the public treasury", the prosecutor's office said in a statement. Read More »

No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real Madrid boss


In Ronaldo's case, the former Manchester United winger is accused of having diverted some €150m of advertising revenue through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands. Perez has dismissed speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine for tax evasion as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi . Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: "We delivered a real blow to the Ferrari's"

British F1 player Lewis Hamilton won his sixth Canadian Grand Prix title on Sunday. He fought back through the field and said he was disappointed not to pass Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo for the final podium place at the end. Sainz, the instigator in the melee, ended up sliding out of control until he slammed into the Williams of innocent bystander Felipe Massa. "It's been an awesome weekend, so I just feel very grateful. Read More »