• Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

The trio did do enough to ensure France had the better of the opening half but Australia had the best chance to score before the break when a deflection off Frenchman Corentin Tolisso from an Aaron Mooy free kick was well saved by Lloris.

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  • Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to retain World No 1 ranking
Roger Federer beats Nick Kyrgios to retain World No 1 ranking

Federer and Kyrgios have a history of tight battles, with both of their previous ATP matches going the distance, and every set going to a tie-break. Kyrgios recovered his composure to push Federer again in the third and reach another tiebreak, where he took the first mini-break with a mad dash across court to send a forehand shot dipping over the...

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  • Speed king Gabriel piles on misery for Sri Lanka
Speed king Gabriel piles on misery for Sri Lanka

The only cause for worry for the Windies could be that their openers, Kraigg Brathwaite and Devon Smith , failed to get going. Chandimal became more expansive after reaching his 11th Test century and had a reprieve when caught off a no-ball.

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  • Sri Lanka fury as ball-tamper row threatens second Test
Sri Lanka fury as ball-tamper row threatens second Test

Their players protested the charge - and the subsequent penalty of a ball change and the award of five extra runs to the opposition - by refusing to take the field at the start of the third day's play. Half an hour into the scheduled start of play, the umpires came off the field and the Sri Lankan team were still involved in a heated argument wit...

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  • Virat Kohli shares video of Anushka scolding man for littering streets
Virat Kohli shares video of Anushka scolding man for littering streets

Mumbai: Virat Kohli is always vocal about his opinions and causes he supports on social media. The dashing right-hander, who recorded the whole incident on his phone, then took to social media and urged people to stand up against others who litter on the steers.

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  • Mickelson throws 'putting tantrum' at US Open
Mickelson throws 'putting tantrum' at US Open

I just wanted to get to the next hole and did not see that happening without the two shots". In fairness to Mickelson, the best aren't immune to a brain freeze or a meltdown and he'll surely put his act down to something like that. I'm going out on a limb here, but I predict that Mickelson won't win the tournament. "John Daly's reputation took a ...

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  • Real Madrid stun football world with unveiling of Zidane's replacement
Real Madrid stun football world with unveiling of Zidane's replacement

I spoke with the president and it was right for me to stay at Juventus . "The most important thing is the decision that I made; now we'll see what happens after", said Zidane at the inauguration event for an Adidas playground in Saint-Denis, near Paris.

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  • ESPN Analyst: Lonzo Ball Is
ESPN Analyst: Lonzo Ball Is "One Constant" In Trade For LeBron James

LeBron James has a big summer coming up and there are going to be a lot of factors that will weigh on his decision on where he wants to play. O'Neal continued to say, "Somebody told me a long time ago - they said your book is already set".

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  • Lionel Messi denied on penalty kick by Iceland goalie
Lionel Messi denied on penalty kick by Iceland goalie

Lionel Messi's confidence will nearly certainly have been rocked by his shocking penalty miss during Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday afternoon. Group D saw Messi miss the chance to give Argentina all three points in their opener. Argentina´s forward Lionel Messi reacts during a training session of the Argentina´s national ...

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  • Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final
Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final

But from the moment Nadal broke serve in the 10th game to win the opening set Thiem ran out of the gas as the Spaniard pulled all the strings with a ideal blend of defence and attack to win the final in straight sets. "Physically, I enjoyed (it) more watching him on the couch", Thiem said with a smile. "Last year I felt that I had a good opportun...

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  • History made as VAR used to give France a (controversial?) penalty
History made as VAR used to give France a (controversial?) penalty

Griezmann was convinced he had been brought down illegally and felt the VAR had served its goal. The body language was that he didn't know. "If you take Zinedine Zidane out of the 1998 squad, we didn't really have the star players that we have now.

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  • Zach Randolph's brother killed outside IN bar
Zach Randolph's brother killed outside IN bar

Roger spent three years in jail after a 2005 nightclub shooting at the Sinbad's Lounge and Grill in Anderson, Indiana. In addition to the Kings, he has played for the Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies.

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  • Iran Have Won Their First World Cup Game In 20 Years
Iran Have Won Their First World Cup Game In 20 Years

Both teams face tough tests Wednesday, as Morocco will play Portugal and Iran will face Spain . With World Cup time upon us, Rob Pizzo breaks down what you need to know about one of the biggest events in the world. "We come here without World Cup preparations". They're not against anybody'. However, Iran will be celebrating through the n...

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  • A glance at the 2nd round of US Open | AP sports
A glance at the 2nd round of US Open | AP sports

He went out in 6-over 41 before steadying on the back nine. "I came to my first U.S. Open and I wanted to enjoy it, and I hated it". For those who fall into the latter group, this week at Shinnecock Hills is a celebration. 8, his 17th hole of the day, when he made a triple bogey. He found his stride and birdied four straight holes on the back n...

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  • Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters | AP sports
Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters | AP sports

The 21-year-old, ranked 53 places below the Australian, hasn't made the awaited impact on the tour yet but the 7-6 (6) 6-1 win will make her climb into the world's top 140 for the first time. 'It's done the world of good for me playing these matches in this environment, ' said Boulter, born nearby in Leicester. "It was not easy for either us and ...

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  • Mickelson trying not to look ahead at another US Open chance
Mickelson trying not to look ahead at another US Open chance

Open , defending tournament champion Brooks Koepka sits alone at +2000, followed by Jon Rahm at +2200, and Hideki Matsuyama at +2800, while Phil Mickelson continues the search for an elusive first career victory at the event, joined by Henrik Stenson at +3000.

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  • Phil Mickelson's frustration boils over in shocking rule breach
Phil Mickelson's frustration boils over in shocking rule breach

At the other end of the leaderboard, Justin Rose saved par on the first after duffing his second shot from the fairway, with playing partner and Ryder Cup team-mate Henrik Stenson also making par to remain one over. Open, according to the USGA. It was reminiscent of John Daly hitting a moving ball at Pinehurst No. 2 in the 1999 US Open. Phil M...

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  • Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report
Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report

The South Americans continued to attack in the second half and almost opened the scoring in the 57th minute but Andre Carrillo and Edison Flores missed chances in a goalmouth scramble. The first shot on goal came in the eighth minute, when Peru's Yoshimar Yotun sent one from outside the penalty area into the chest of Schmeichel.

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  • Dustin Johnson lone player under par at U.S. Open
Dustin Johnson lone player under par at U.S. Open

After a strong showing at the Memorial last weekend, Tiger Woods failed to make the cut, finishing the second round an abysmal 10 over par. England's Tommy Fleetwood had produced the lowest score of the week to date with a superb 66 to finish one over par alongside Henrik Stenson, the former Open champion recovering from a poor start to shoot 7...

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  • Mo Salah reacts when mascot touches injured shoulder in World Cup opener
Mo Salah reacts when mascot touches injured shoulder in World Cup opener

To make matters harder, Russian Federation will be confident after their crushing 5-0 victory over a hapless Saudi Arabia team, who Uruguay will surely beat to all but seal their place in the last 16 with a game to spare. "He was fit to play against Uruguay but the coach did not want to take the risk", said the EFA. Egypt coach Hector Cuper ...

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