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Lions to be led by the 'Best' against Chiefs

While the Lions had 75 per cent of possession in the Maori match, including 90 per cent in the second half, they scored only one try from general play. Hamilton native Gatland coached former All Blacks playmaker Stephen Donald in his early days at Waikato, and the two will go head to head on Tuesday, a game in which five Ireland players will start . Read More »

Court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

The former Real Madrid boss has been accused of defrauding tax authorities to the tune of €3.3million by a Spanish regional prosecutor, with a complaint filed on Tuesday. Perez said he could understood why Ronaldo had been upset after he was accused last week of tax fraud. He has also helped his team to win two La Liga titles after joining it on transfer from Manchester United for a ten record 80 million pounds in 2009. Read More »

Coast Guard Rescues Dog From Sutton Cliff

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Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Mario Estevane , an aviation survival technician from Air Station Cape Cod , received the Air Medal Monday for his heroic actions in 2016 on a 1,000-foot cliff face in Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine. Read More »

Lakers Looking to Acquire a First-Round Pick

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Boston gets the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft from Philadelphia, plus either a first-rounder in 2018 and 2019. "On Thursday night, hopefully we make a decision that results in one of those franchise-level players being here". "That's all we working out for is the Lakers ", he said . Philadelphia will hold the No. 1 pick for the second straight year. It was agreed to in principle at that point, with the last holdup being the customary league approval on the terms - which came Monday. Read More »

England Snatch A Point In Scotland

That is what is good about this England team. Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks - his first worldwide goals - to cancel out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's opener and leave Scotland on the brink of a crucial win in Group F. "We had a couple of the marines come to the game and watch us, so it was great to see them again". Give him half a chance and he'll put it away. "It looked like we were going to win the game and then like we were going to lose when 2-1 down in stoppage time ". Read More »

We would have loved Messi at Madrid, says Florentino

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It looked certain De Gea was set to leave after six years at Old Trafford and United were determined to get the best possible price they can for the Spain worldwide, but the landscape has changed over the last two weeks. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez backs Barcelona to be stronger next season and admits that he would have liked Lionel Messi in his team. Read More »

Bayern Munich rules out transfer of Robert Lewandowski

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The Poland worldwide had been linked with a move to both Manchester United and Chelsea after publicly expressing his disappointment with the Bavarians after he missed out on the Bundesliga top scorer award. " He was disappointed as I have ever seen him before ", said Barthel. " Lewandowski's agent has also assured us that there have not been any talks with other clubs ". Read More »

Former Jets linebacker David Harris signs with Patriots

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Now 33 years old, he was also New York's longest tenured player. The Jets unceremoniously released Harris on June 6, a shocking move because of the timing . The Patriots were the best team in the National Football League last season by a wide margin, and they've added a lot of talent in the offseason. Originally selected by the Jets in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft out of Michigan, Harris has remained quite durable over the years as well en route to appearing in at least 11 ... Read More »

Champions Trophy future uncertain as ICC consider scrapping the competition

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He said all the players deserve huge amount of praise. The next edition of the Champions Trophy - if it does take place - is scheduled to be held in India in 2021. "The atmosphere around the ground was sensational and was great to see so many people enjoying seeing Pakistan taking their first global 50-over title since 1992". Read More »

ICC could scrap Champions Trophy for expanded World T20, says David Richardson

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for Pakistan cricket team that defeated the Men in Blue by 180 runs in the final of 2017 Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval on Sunday. Lauding Muhammad Amir's bowling, Zaheer Abbas said that early fall of Indian wickets had put pressure on the team in the final at Oval. The way they turned things around, it was fantastic. Read More »

Kumble steps down from India role

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The resignation now comes following India's humiliating loss to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy in London . He has also served as the coach of Sri Lanka national cricket team. Part of a good relationship between the captain and the coach is good discussion and good debate - they certainly don't need to agree on everything. We hope that he will be connected to Indian cricket in any way possible. Read More »

Schebler, Gennett help Reds top Rays 7-3, end 9-game skid

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Joey Votto had an 11-game hitting streak halted Sunday but rebounded with a three-hit game in the series opener to boost his batting average to a season-high.310. Dickerson, continuing to make a case to be an All-Star, had an RBI single to start the scoring in the third, then a solo home run - his 16th this season - to finish the scoring in the fourth. Read More »

Anil Kumble steps down as coach of Indian cricket team

Kumble did not travel with the team from England to the West Indies for the limited-overs tour starting June 23 and made a decision to stay back in London to attend the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting. Amitabh Choudhary, acting secretary of the BCCI, said, "We wish to place on record our honest appreciation for the enormous contribution by Anil Kumble to the team which enabled India to attain the No.1 Test position. Read More »

Celts send top pick to Philly

The teams agreed to the deal over the weekend, hours after expected top pick Markelle Fultz worked out for the Sixers . "They're getting the player they want", said Ainge , the Celtics' president of basketball operations. 3 pick to get their hands on Jimmy Butler ". The Celtics get two picks from the 76ers total: No. 3 this year and a pick in either 2018 or 2019. "I would venture to say we're going to be sold out this year playing to full capacity every night". Read More »

Watford closing in on deal with Derby County for Will Hughes

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The Derby midfielder - now in Poland with the England Under-21 squad - has always been linked with a move to a Premier League club, after breaking into the Derby first team at the age of 16. And while Derby boss Gary Rowett is reluctant to see the back of Hughes, who is with the England under-21s at the European Championships in Poland, he is ready to sell to be able to bring in extra cash for new recruits. Read More »

Real President On Why Ronaldo Is Unhappy

A statement issued by the section for economic crimes of Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office said its investigations indicated that Mourinho committed tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities €3.3-million, a Madrid prosecutor said. "I have not spoken with him". Ronaldo, meanwhile, has said that will testify in his own tax fraud case , having denied all wrong doing. Read More »

Lions strangled us and will test the All Blacks, says Chiefs coach

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It is encouraging, therefore, that the noises coming from the camp suggest they are confident they can win. "It is going to be even tougher". "This whole year, Kieran has had bad luck through injury and he has been adding to the team, with the Crusaders and here (with the All Blacks)", said lock Whitelock. Read More »

Agent admits Barcelona or bust for Everton attacker Deulofeu

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Milan have already spent nearly €100 million in the transfer market this summer, signing Mateo Musacchio, Franck Kessie, Ricardo Rodriguez and Andre Silva. I do not know, really. On Tuesday, we covered a report from Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo which stated Carvajal is angry about the situation, because Barcelona had informed Everton of their will to use the €12m buyback clause without getting a "yes" from the player's side. Read More »

Barcelona complete the signing of Brazilian midfielder Lucas Lima

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Since being called up to Brazil in late 2015, he's 14 appearances for A selecao and has scored 2 goals. He will sign on July 1, date that he can sign his pre-contract, ' reporter Benjamin Back said on FOX Sports Radio . 'It would have been a request from Neymar. So the information I have is this. He's not 100 per cent sure why he did not sign, it's 99.99 per cent because on July 1st he signs with Barcelona'. Read More »