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Karunaratne critical of Cardiff pitch after Sri Lanka thrashing Karunaratne critical of Cardiff pitch after Sri Lanka thrashing
- Июня 02, 2019

They are also in my top four for the tournament and showed why with a clever and clinical performance against South Africa. Sri Lanka have a decent squad, but their lack of form in ODI's has left them with little confidence, but it only takes one result to change that. (more...)
Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women’s Open round Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women’s Open round
- Июня 02, 2019

The 23-year-old, who won the first major of the year at the ANA Inspiration last month, bogeyed four of her first 10 holes. There have only been three lower first-round scores in US Women's Open history than Higa's; Helen Alfredsson shot 63 in 1994, and Mirim Lee (2016) and Kelli Kuehne (1999) opened with 64s. (more...)
Juwan Howard's teary introduction as Michigan's 17th head coach Juwan Howard's teary introduction as Michigan's 17th head coach
- Июня 02, 2019

Howard's experience of playing alongside three future Hall of Famers in James, Wade and Chris Bosh as well as being an assistant coach alongside Spoelstra could be what he needed to become a successful head coach. "I'm back to help continue this handsome culture that has been instilled here before me and, whenever the day comes, after me". He replaces John Beilein , who left to coach the Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship Andy Ruiz Jr beats Anthony Joshua: WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight championship
- Июня 02, 2019

But after a major flurry of punches in the center, Joshua's knee touched the ground again Joshua was back on his feet but he stumbled to the corner, so the referee made a decision to wave off the contest. "We did an upset, just exactly what I have been saying from all the people that doubted me, I just proved them wrong", Ruiz said. "He got sloppy, he got hit on the top of the head and he never really recovered". (more...)
Knee injury haunts Neymar ahead of Copa America Knee injury haunts Neymar ahead of Copa America
- Июня 02, 2019

Brazil star striker Neymar did not seem in a good mood during the training for Copa America when he pulled the 19-year-old teammate Weverton down after being nutmegged by the teenager. Meanwhile, the injury scare came after he was stripped of the captaincy of his national side and was replaced by Dani Alves. Cafu, a former Brazil captain who led the team to the World Cup title in 2002, said Neymar was not showing enough respect for the armband. (more...)
Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer star Neymar under investigation for alleged rape in Paris
- Июня 02, 2019

The text also says the woman left Paris two days later and said she did not file her complaint in Paris because she was shaken. Representatives for Neymar have declined to comment, saying that he was not yet aware of the allegations and would comment on learning more details, according to Brazilian outlet Globo . (more...)
Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon - time to find out who's best Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon - time to find out who's best
- Июня 02, 2019

She has collected three belts and just needs one more to complete the set. "For her to say this is the biggest moment of her career shows you how important it is", Hearn added. Her Christian faith has been a constant in Taylor's career, and she was a regular at St Mark's Pentecostal Church in Dublin's Pearse Street from her teenage years. (more...)
Norway, Haaland smash U20 World Cup records Norway, Haaland smash U20 World Cup records
- Июня 02, 2019

Leeds chairman Andrea Radrizzani took to social media to salute Haaland's feat and it is claimed that the Whites did want to sign the Norwegian. That's all distant background info now, following a performance for the ages that included a hat trick of his seventh, eighth and ninth goals in eight second half minutes alone. (more...)
Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock
- Июня 02, 2019

But that seems likely to change now after beating the No. 10 player in the world, especially if she continues her run at the French Open after beating Williams, a three-time champ at Roland Garros. I haven't played anyone like that in a while", she said, visibly disappointed. Despite her loss, Williams made another fashion statement at this year's tournament, one year after wearing the all-black catsuit that was banned from the tennis court in 2018. (more...)
New Zealand defeats Sri Lanka at World Cup New Zealand defeats Sri Lanka at World Cup
- Июня 01, 2019

Lasith Malinga (1) was castled by Ferguson with Sri Lanka being all out for 136 while Sri Lankan captain Karunaratne remained unbeaten at the crease. Canterbury seamer Henry, who conceded 107 runs in a warm-up match against West Indies earlier this week, continued his resurgence to remove Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis in the ninth over to leave the Sri Lankan middle order exposed at 3-46. (more...)
Kiki Bertens pulls out due to illness during second round match Kiki Bertens pulls out due to illness during second round match
- Июня 01, 2019

Then, she faced the American wildcard Lauren Davis and found herself in a rather challenging fixture. She is through to the third round of the French Open for the first time in her life and her section of the draw is opening up nicely. "I'm very happy, it's another win in a Grand Slam". Kuzmova is yet to reach a final on the WTA Tour. And I'm managing to problem-solve well, which makes me hard to play. (more...)
Anthony Davis, David Griffin will continue dialogue after meeting Anthony Davis, David Griffin will continue dialogue after meeting
- Июня 01, 2019

However, there's at least a hint of optimism for Pelicans fans if the two sides still think there's more to discuss, as appears to be the case. However, The Athletic's Shams Charania reports it's highly unlikely Davis' stance on a trade changes. (more...)
Djokovic breezes into French Open third round Djokovic breezes into French Open third round
- Июня 01, 2019

Williams has been struggling with a knee problem and this is the first tournament since the Australian Open in which she has completed two matches. Russian-born Kenin, 20, wasn't even born when Williams made her debut in Paris in 1998 when she reached the last 16. (more...)
Justin Langer waits on David Warner fitness for opener Justin Langer waits on David Warner fitness for opener
- Июня 01, 2019

Earlier in 2018, former Australian team captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were banned from all forms of cricket for their alleged involvement in ball-tampering scandal during third test match against South Africa at Cape Town in previous year. (more...)
Boston Bruins: Oskar Sundqvist better be suspended Boston Bruins: Oskar Sundqvist better be suspended
- Июня 01, 2019

Brad Marchand , Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak will talk about what hasn't gone right so far in the series against the St. Louis Blues and what they need to do better. This is dormant by their standards. "Maybe a bruise or so, but nothing more than that". That actually starts in the defensive end with getting the puck back and going on the offensive. (more...)
Jose Antonio Reyes killed in auto crash at age of 35 Jose Antonio Reyes killed in auto crash at age of 35
- Июня 01, 2019

Reyes joined Arsenal in a deal worth about £17m in 2004 and in May 2005, he became the second player to be sent off in an FA Cup final, as Arsenal beat Manchester United in a penalty shoot-out. He left the club in 2016 and played for Espanyol, Cordoba and Chinese side Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard before returning to Spain to join Extremadura earlier this year. (more...)
Sarri: 'I knew Eden wanted to leave' Sarri: 'I knew Eden wanted to leave'
- Июня 01, 2019

Calderon, though, can not see Madrid getting their man without a fight, with the Blues having history when it comes to demanding big money from the Blancos. We tried many times to reduce that amount and waited until the last minute, but finally we paid that. "Callum has known this club since he was young and he has the talents to one day try to be like Eden", he said. (more...)
Hausers' picks: Sam to Virginia, Joey to MSU Hausers' picks: Sam to Virginia, Joey to MSU
- Июня 01, 2019

Sam, who has one more season of eligibility, averaged almost 15 points per game last season for Marquette and was the Golden Eagles' second-leading scorer. 18). The elder brother, Sam, is joining up with Virginia; he'll be sitting this season and will exhaust his final season of college eligibility in 2020-21. (more...)
Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way championship tie Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in 8-way championship tie
- Июня 01, 2019

Thursday night's finals went on more than an hour and half past the scheduled time with words like omphalopsychite, Geeldikkop and auftaktigkeit. Eight co-champions carry a trophy after winning the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee . But there were murmurs of discontent among the ex-spellers and spelling experts in the crowd. Naysa Modi, last year's runner-up who surprisingly missed out on the finals this year because of her written test score, was in tears as the confetti fell. (more...)
Osaka hangs on as Williams, Djokovic win Osaka hangs on as Williams, Djokovic win
- Мая 31, 2019

The three-time Roland Garros champion and 23-time grand slam victor will take on fellow American Sofia Kenin in the next round, with Osaka a potential opponent in the quarter-finals. Three-time French Open champion Williams thrashed Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. (more...)