• We are focusing on being ruthless, says Virat Kohli
We are focusing on being ruthless, says Virat Kohli

England brings a lot for challenges for a batsmen and I want to overcome them personally for my satisfaction at the end of my career. They were enjoying batting alongside each other. "Hopefully this will encourage people to come into the sport and for the guys already involved to keep getting better and hopefully we'll see more guys from the Bradf...

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  • Steve Kerr coaching Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of NBA Finals
Steve Kerr coaching Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of NBA Finals

Over his career, Durant has averaged 27.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists . At halftime, the coach asked Stephen Curry to stop worrying about his turnovers and play with joy and passion. He also was leading in assists with 10 after two periods. James hit 8 of 12 shots and had 18 points in the first half as the Cavaliers , down 50-38 ...

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  • Lions struggle to 13-7 win in New Zealand tour opener
Lions struggle to 13-7 win in New Zealand tour opener

There were some positives to be found in the game from the view of Gatland's coaching staff and a fair amount of credit must be given to the Provincial Barbarians for putting in a courageous effort, with a number of players showing that they have something to offer at Super Rugby level.

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  • It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith
It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith

Williamson had got his eye in and started to pepper the fence around the ground, while Taylor, too, showed he was setting himself up for the big one. Both captains agreed the result was "not ideal" and accepted their sides had to win their final two games in the group stages to stand a reasonable chance of progressing.

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  • Turkey PM says Raqa operation in Syria has begun: state media
Turkey PM says Raqa operation in Syria has begun: state media

More than 40,000 people, mostly Kurds, have been killed in the conflict. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the US operation to drive Islamic State from its Raqqa stronghold in Syria has begun, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

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  • Barcelona appoint Valverde as new boss
Barcelona appoint Valverde as new boss

Ernesto Valverde has been confirmed as the new head trainer of Barcelona . "The 53-year-old former Barca player was previously Athletic Club Bilbao coach and he will take over for the 2017/18 season". Since the arrival of Jose Mourinho , the Spanish global has established himself as one of the first names on the teamsheet and was rewarded fo...

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  • Women's round-up: Halep and Cornet progress in Paris
Women's round-up: Halep and Cornet progress in Paris

Halep determinedly refuses the "favourite" tag, but the No 3 seed's class and clay court expertise set her apart. Matches to look for on Sunday Roland Garros include (8) Kuznetnova vs. What might also make her happy is the rain, which began yesterday around 5pm, means that her likely quarter-final opponent, Elena Svitolina, will have to play on...

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  • Al Attles, Hubie Brown honored before Game 2
Al Attles, Hubie Brown honored before Game 2

Fans were encouraged by Cleveland's improved play on defense in Game 2, but expressed feelings of helplessness at the Cavs' inability to match Kevin Durant's output at both ends of the floor for Golden State. We all know how that series ended. . "I talk to them". Former coach and player Al Attles said it was "terrific" news. "You don't want t...

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  • Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Echo owners need just to say: "Alexa, tell me a Golden State Warriors joke", or "Alexa, tell me a Cleveland Cavaliers joke", and the smart speaker will deliver. Durant and Curry each scored 15 first-half points, but Golden State had 13 turnovers at the break after just four in the series opener. Golden State used opportunities like the one ab...

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  • Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph
Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

In the past 12 months Ronaldo has won two Champions League titles, the European Championship with Portugal, claimed a Spanish league title and the World Club Cup and on an individual level been awarded the Ballon d'Or and FIFA's "Best" award.

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  • Gianluigi Buffon cannot explain Juve´s second half Champions League final slump
Gianluigi Buffon cannot explain Juve´s second half Champions League final slump

And on that front, Real is untouchable. Veteran Juve keeper Gianluigi Buffon's hopes of becoming the oldest player to win the trophy were crushed by a ruthless Madrid side and his chances of adding a Champions League winners' medal to his collection of silverware now look slim.

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  • Denver sportswriter fired after tweet about Indy 500 victor
Denver sportswriter fired after tweet about Indy 500 victor

Sato became the first Japanese-born driver to win the Indianapolis 500 race. Even though the tweet was deleted, a screenshot of it quickly made the rounds. Alonso led 27 laps, but finished 24th after a mechanical issue took him out of the race on Lap 180. "The last 24 hours have been absolutely insane", Sato said, noting the dozens of int...

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  • Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Italy
Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Italy

Several hundred fans suffered minor injuries when loud bangs, apparently fireworks, caused panic shortly before the end of the match. However, it only turned out to be a false alarm, as per reports. "There was an incident there; we hope that not too many people were injured". Some thought that they heard explosion which led to people getting injure...

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  • Australia 'comfortable' with London security
Australia 'comfortable' with London security

Finn was the most surprising omission from the original squad losing out to the younger Jake Ball but replaces the injured Chris Woakes with England knowing that if they beat New Zealand they will become the first side to qualify for the semi-finals.

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  • Cavaliers fan pretends to like Warriors, trolls Bay Area TV station
Cavaliers fan pretends to like Warriors, trolls Bay Area TV station

Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason to keep alive a chance of becoming the first group to go unbeaten all the way to a title. "Thirty-eight, eight, eight, zero turnovers?" "I mean, you don't step over a grown man". Game 1 of the NBA Finals featured extremely high level basketball. Not even a 3-1 deficit a year ago was enough to faze h...

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  • Warriors blow out Cavaliers again in Game 2
Warriors blow out Cavaliers again in Game 2

When the teams meet Sunday afternoon (5:05 tipoff) at Oracle Arena for Game 2, the Warriors will be trying to prove they're last two games against Cleveland - a 35-point rout last January 16 and a 21-point win in Game 1 on Thursday - are not a fluke.

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  • Volquez tosses sixth no-hitter in Marlins history
Volquez tosses sixth no-hitter in Marlins history

Max Kepler homered for Minnesota. Miami has been playing much better baseball after a rough start to the season and they received another boost Saturday from Edinson Volquez's no-hitter in a stirring 3-0 victory. After belatedly launching his 2017 season with an uneven outing against the White Sox on Monday, Price looked every bit like a five...

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  • Richard Jefferson: Cavs have no need for major changes after Game 1
Richard Jefferson: Cavs have no need for major changes after Game 1

From a purist's perspective - and even from a human-nature perspective - this is a partnership to celebrate. But they will need LeBron to take care of the ball much better if they want to keep up with Golden State on offense. "I don't know about that", Smith said. "I'm cool. Have fun with that". During Game 1 of the Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  • Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead
Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead

The Cavaliers' big three scorers in James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were outscored 97-75 by the Warriors' big three in Curry, Durant and Thompson. Reserves Deron Williams and Kyle Korver who were picked up mid-season specifically for this moment, failed to trouble the scoreboard and will need to do more offensively if Cleveland is go...

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  • Kimi Raikkonen: Monaco result doesn't mean much
Kimi Raikkonen: Monaco result doesn't mean much

Things nearly changed late in the race when on lap 61 of the Grand Prix Jenson Button , in his last race ever, sent 22-year-old Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein airborne and his vehicle onto its side against the fence at Portier. Valtteri Bottas was fourth and as we already said, Hamilton finished in the 7th place. "So they are going to be pu...

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