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Wimbledon 2017: Bernard Tomic fined $15000 after outburst

The International Tennis Federation responded by taking a significant chunk of the world number 59's £35,000 earnings from the tournament. The 24-year-old had lost his first match to Germany's Zverev and later he said that he was playing only for money. Read More »

Arsenal make bid worth over £22m for Juventus star Juan Cuadrado

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RCN Radio , as quoted by Metro , is reporting that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is set to front an offer to sign the Colombia global to bolster his attacking options this summer. But Cuadrado is apparently happy in Italy and is not keen on a return to the Premier League. Last month, CEO Giuseppe Marotta confirmed that a number of high-profile players will leave the club in the summer. Read More »

Inmates who preach extreme views moved to 'prison within a prison'

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Some of the country's most risky and subversive extremists have been moved to a "prison within a prison" to help tackle radicalisation behind bars. The killer of Fusilier Lee Rigby, Michael Adebolajo , as well as serial killer Levi Bellfield and child killer Ian Huntley are also serving time at the prison. Read More »

India beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs

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They have now beaten Sri Lanka 24 times from 25 games. At Bristol, England's Tamsin Beaumont (148) and Sarah Taylor (147) recorded the highest-ever partnership across all editions of the Women's World Cup as they put on 275 runs for the second wicket against South Africa. Read More »

Bulls sign first-round NBA pick Markkanen

As usual policy for the Bulls , terms of the deal were not released. "I know there's work to do, like always, " Markkanen said of the workload he has in front of him, especially getting ready for playing National Basketball Association defense. Read More »

Torres pens new Atletico deal

The striker was out of contract and had been rumoured to be potentially leaving the club, with reports a few weeks ago suggesting he could land in Mexico's Liga MX. "I'm delighted to stay here for another year", the 33-year-old Torres, who joined Atletico aged 11 and has made 294 appearances for them, told the club website. Read More »

"Todavía queda mucho", aseguró Nairo Quintana — Tour de Francia

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El transalpino de Astana atacó a 2,3 kilómetros para la meta, que cruzó con una renta de 16 segundos con el irlandés Daniel Martin , y 20 con Froome y el australiano Richie Porte . Ahora debemos seguir con tranquilidad e ir viendo cómo podemos plantear la carrera. "Pero todavía queda mucho Nairo ", sentenció. "La general está muy apretada y la carrera muy abierta", señaló el ganador de las dos últimas ediciones y favorito para conquistar su cuarto Tour . Read More »

Ben Lively Vs. Gerrit Cole, As Phils Battle Pirates Again

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The Phillies continue their four-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won 4-0 on Monday and then last night the Pirates shutout the Phils, 3-0. He improves to 7-7 with a 4.43 ERA through 18 starts. From Rotoworld: Cole was crushed in Friday's loss to the Giants , allowing seven runs on 10 hits across 5 1/3 innings. Read More »

Kingsley to play in NBA Summer League

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The Wolves open their summer league slate with a contest against the Toronto Raptors on July 8 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The game will be televised on NBA TV. 7 overall pick Lauri Markkanen and second-year point guard Kris Dunn. According to a release issued by University of Arkansas athletics, the National Basketball Association summer league will provide 24 National Basketball Association teams at least five games spanning from July 7-17 and will then have a tournament to crown a ... Read More »

Lions lose to Toronto 3-1

Toronto are now level on points with Chicago Fire atop the Eastern Conference following the latter's 2-2 draw at Portland Timbers. The Lions head coach had nearly finished his post-game thoughts on a bitterly disappointing outing against the clinical Reds, who enjoyed just 38.5 percent possession, but turned it into all three goals for deadly duo Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco . Read More »

Konta pulls out the stops to battle past Vekic

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Finally the third-set break of serve arrived with Konta 9-8 up and Vekic was left distraught by the breathless defeat. Konta has reached the third round for the first time at the All England Club, but after a strong year in which she has established herself in the top 10 the Briton will be looking to advance much further. Read More »

WWC17: England scorch past South Africa by 68 runs

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England are hunting a third straight Women's World Cup win in today's clash with in-form South Africa in Bristol. The pair's second-wicket partnership was the highest in World Cup history and the second highest in the history of women's one-day global competition. Read More »

Knicks sign first-round draft pick Frank Ntilikina

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A year after acquiring Derrick Rose from Chicago in a trade, NY is interested in signing free agent Rajon Rondo , according to multiple reports. In 69 games last season, Rondo averaged 7.8 points, 6.7 assists and 5.1 rebounds for the Bulls. Read More »

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA) Pressured Under Trend Lines

About 10,287 shares traded. Caesars Acquisition Company (NASDAQ:CACQ) has risen 91.58% since July 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It has a 8.08 P/E ratio. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.31 in 2016 Q4. It increased, as 52 investors sold Charles Schwab Corp shares while 266 reduced holdings. Read More »

Maple Leafs re-sign Zach Hyman to 4-year contract extension

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With Hyman locked up, Leafs brass turns its attention to forward Connor Brown , the team's last remaining RFA. The Maple Leafs' work is almost done for the summer, with Connor Brown standing as the last noteworthy RFA to lock down. The two freshmen were almost inseparable. He was first drafted in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but never agreed to terms with the franchise, leading to a trade to his hometown Maple Leafs ... Read More »

Anti-mafia raids lead to 24 arrests in Spain, Italy, Germany

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A spokesman for Spain's Guardia Civil police force told the AFP news agency: "Fourteen have been detained in Spain, eight in Italy and two in Germany". Two Van Gogh paintings which were stolen in 2002 were recovered a year ago during police operations against the Camorra - one of Italy's oldest mafia-style gangs originating in Naples. Read More »

Project Veritas Drops Another Video Bomb Of CNN Producer Mocking Chris Cuomo

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Speaking to another Project Veritas undercover journalist in a different conversation, Carr explained how he had a "moment of panic" in the CNN newsroom after viewing the first and second Veritas videos exposing CNN employees who admitted the Russian Federation conspiracy story CNN has been chasing for months is "a big nothingburger". Read More »

Millman eyes Wimbledon stoush with Nadal

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Stan Wawrinka's conqueror Daniil Medvedev has apologised for throwing money at an umpire's chair at the end of his second-round defeat to Ruben Bemelmans . Alves docked him a point, with the Russian asking for her to be removed from her position - a request which was denied by the match supervisor. "Once she enters the court, I think her mind's on the match and tennis and winning here at Wimbledon ". Read More »

Warriors sign former Lakers G Nick Young

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Paul George went to Oklahoma City and Chris Paul landed in Houston. He will be teamed up with superstars Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , Green and Klay Thompson , along with sixth man Andre Iguodala . Young's success in free agency also marks the latest twist of his redemption year . He is making nearly $2 million less than last season. Ibaka averaged 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in 23 games after being traded from Orlando. Read More »

Barcelona re-signs 'the best player in history' Lionel Messi

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The 30-year-old, who joined Barca aged 13, will sign the deal when he returns to training from pre-season. But Spain's Marca sports daily reported on Tuesday that it included a 300-million-euro (R4.5 billion) termination clause. New deals: The player follows in the footsteps of team mates Luis Suarez and Neymar, who signed new deals last season. Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu has made keeping Messi at Barca a personal crusade."We wanted to ensure that the best player in the history ... Read More »

Roger Federer calls for change in rules over pullouts

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If they had withdrawn, that would at least have given an opportunity to another player - a "lucky loser" from the qualifying tournament - and given the crowd better matches to watch. "Otherwise, I feel they should give up the spot", Federer said. 'The ATP has adjusted its rule. Having unexpectedly won the Australian Open in January before taking the clay-court season off to rest, Federer, making a record-equalling 70th Grand Slam appearance, is the favorite to take the Wimbledon crown for ... Read More »

Players withdraw from Australia A tour

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The squad trained in Brisbane amid backroom negotiations to try and break a pay dispute impasse between Cricket Australia (CA) and the players' union. "You've got to wonder what the hell is going on", former Australia captain Ian Chappell said. They've done a few odd things and Sutherland not being involved is one of them. Read More »

Wawrinka crashes out of Wimbledon; Murray, Nadal advance

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Russia's Daniil Medvedev stunned Wimbledon on Wednesday when he threw coins at the umpire's chair before apologising for the freaky gesture which he insisted was not meant to imply the official was corrupt. "When the match (got) longer and longer, I felt a little bit sick and exhausted". "Like there are referees, and they can make some mistakes". Murray, the world number one, hit 29 winners to wrap up the match in one hour 44 minutes. Read More »