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Sports Germany stunned by Mexico's 1-0 victory
Author: 0 Germany stunned by Mexico's 1-0 victory

He outpaced Jerome Boateng and with a less than ideal pass found Lozano, who controlled the ball, cut inside Mesut Ozil, held off a charging Toni Kroos and slotted past Manuel Neuer. South Korea will play against Mexico June 23. Youngster Julian Brandt almost saved Loew's night in the final minutes when he blasted a shot past Ochoa's right post.

Sports Toyota Denies It Will Help Alonso Win Le Mans
Author: 0 Toyota Denies It Will Help Alonso Win Le Mans

Toyota may not have much opposition at Le Mans this year, but it feels it has "beaten itself" in its last three painful defeats rather than being defeated by rivals. And considering Toyota has been denied nearly certain victory over the past two years because of vehicle faults, the privateer teams may well have a chance at winning.

Sports Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 with Toyota
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 with Toyota

Victory was theirs to lose - but Toyota have been burnt before, losing victory on the final lap two years ago. The McLaren driver, who will remain in France for next weekend's French Grand Prix at Le Castellet, has yet to win the Indianapolis 500 - a race he led in 2017 before an engine failure - to match the late Graham Hill's achievement.

Sports Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity to end bankruptcy 'farce'
Author: 0 Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity to end bankruptcy 'farce'

He has recently been pursued for "further assets", according to a statement by his lawyers. Central African Republic President Faustin Touadera said at the time he was "extremely pleased that a world star like Boris Becker , with his extensive worldwide relations, has agreed to support our country".

Sports France boss Didier Deschamps happy Antoine Griezmann has sorted club future
Author: 0 France boss Didier Deschamps happy Antoine Griezmann has sorted club future

France had taken the lead with a penalty of their own, awarded through the video assistant referee after the officials had initially not given the spot-kick. Remarkably, a previously bad game exploded into life when Australia promptly went down the other end and won a penalty of their own - scored by Mile Jedinak .

Sports Kohli, Dhoni and Co take yo-yo test
Author: 0 Kohli, Dhoni and Co take yo-yo test

However, as fitness continues to remain the top-most priority to get selected in Virat Kohli's Team India , the 36-year-old Dhoni appeared for the mandatory regime at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Friday. Ambati Rayudu's comeback to the ODI squad might be shortlived as he failed to clear the YoYo test while Indian captain Virat Kohli comfortably cleared the test ahead of the tour of England , which begins with two T20Is against Ireland.

Sports Johanna Konta through to Nottingham Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Johanna Konta through to Nottingham Open semi-finals

The second proved more straightforwardas Konta broke breaking on three occasions to set up her tenth win in 13 matches here in just 76 minutes. The windy conditions made life hard for both players but ultimately it was the extra power of Konta, who reached the final here 12 months ago, that made the difference in a 6-4 7-6 (7/5) victory.

Sports Carlos Queiroz hails Iran's opening World Cup win over Morocco as 'beautiful'
Author: 0 Carlos Queiroz hails Iran's opening World Cup win over Morocco as 'beautiful'

Meanwhile, Iran has its second win in World Cup history, and first since beating the United States in 1998. Morocco: Mohammed - Hakimi, Benatia, Saiss - Siah, El Ahmadi - Boussoufa, Harith (Da Costa, 82) - N. "We came here without World Cup preparations". Striker Sardar Azmoun broke clear though the middle but he shot straight at Mohamedi who got up quickly to keep out a follow-up effort from Alireza Jahanbakhsh.

Sports Dramatic VAR controversy hands French first goal vs Socceroos
Author: 0 Dramatic VAR controversy hands French first goal vs Socceroos

Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak sent his French counterpart Hugo Lloris the wrong way to give Australia hopes of forcing a draw at the Kazan Arena but Pogba grabbed the victor in the 81st minute. Samuel Umtiti bizarrely put his hand up to alter the direction of a cross and from the resulting penalty, Jedinak calmly slotted the ball into the bottom corner.

Sports Federer beats Kyrgios to regain number one spot
Author: 0 Federer beats Kyrgios to regain number one spot

The Swiss overtook the Spaniard in the rankings, which will update officially on Monday, and now sits 50 points ahead of his great rival. It is Federer's first tournament in 11 weeks, with the Australian Open and Wimbledon champion having made a decision to give the claycourt season a miss.

Sports West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test At Daren Sammy Today!
Author: 0 West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test At Daren Sammy Today!

Dinesh Chandimal remained the only batsman to get runs on the board. The only bright spark for the Sri Lankans in the bowling department came in the form of Lahiru Kumara , who bowled with a vengeance to pick up seven wickets over the two innings, but barring Kusal Mendis' 102 in the second innings - Sri Lanka's only individual score over 50 - there were no major contributions from the batsmen either.

Sports Sri Lanka defends cricket team over ball tampering allegation
Author: 0 Sri Lanka defends cricket team over ball tampering allegation

West Indies, however, lost their last six wickets for 59 with the dismissal of Roston Chase for 41 triggering a decline from 241 for four. The Pakistanis did not return to the field after tea on the fourth day and the umpires deemed this to mean they had forfeited the match, even though Pakistan later said they were willing to play.

Sports Virat Kohli films wife Anushka Sharma scolding man for littering
Author: 0 Virat Kohli films wife Anushka Sharma scolding man for littering

Kohli posted the video with the caption: Virat shared the video with the slogan: "Saw these people throwing garbage on the road & pulled them up rightfully". Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is now in India recuperating from a neck injury which ruled him out of his pre-panned county stint with Surrey. There is a two-week gap between the limited-overs series and the Test series.

Author: 0 Phil Mickelson has memorable meltdown during third round of U.S. Open

I know the rules and the ball was going to go off in a bad spot. I'm only messing.' I go, 'C'mon, that's the last thing I need!' So he was in the same spirit. Phil Mickelson is all of us. The flamboyant Daly, however, was already considered unpredictable, whereas Mickelson's reputation as American golf's golden man has been cultivated over nearly three decades of exemplary behaviour on the course .

Sports Rafael Nadal ruthless as he destroys Dominic Thiem to take title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal ruthless as he destroys Dominic Thiem to take title

That did not prevent his uncle from delivering some tactical advice ahead of the final. If Nadal wins, it will be his 11th French Open title and it will take him a step closer to arch-rival Roger Federer . Nadal can become just the second male player in the Open era to reach 11 finals at the same Grand Slam tournament, equaling Roger Federer's record at Wimbledon.

Sports Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph shot, killed outside IN bar
Author: 0 Brother of NBA's Zach Randolph shot, killed outside IN bar

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the in city where the two grew up. Zach Randolph, known to many Memphians as Zbo, played with the Memphis Grizzlies for eight seasons. A overview of Golden 1 Center while the San Antonio Spurs play the Sacramento Kings during an NBA basketball game at Golden 1 Center on October 27, 2016 in Sacramento, California.

Sports Morocco vs. Iran - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Morocco vs. Iran - Football Match Report

The Group B match in Sochi is at Fisht Olympic Stadium, the first World Cup game to be played at the venue. With Spain and Portugal in their group, Morocco and Iran have their work cut out for them if they want to advance to the knockout rounds.

Sports Johnson fires 69, in 4-way tie for U.S. Open lead
Author: 0 Johnson fires 69, in 4-way tie for U.S. Open lead

Only it was the putter, not the driver. He stands at 16 over par heading into Sunday's final round. Compatriot Tim Wilkinson, at six-over after the first round, had a solid two-over 72 on Saturday (NZ time) to make the cut on the number at eight-over.

Sports Nurse takes over as Raptors head coach
Author: 0 Nurse takes over as Raptors head coach

The 50-year-old had been an assistant for the Raptors since 2013. He coached in Europe for 12 seasons, mostly in the British Basketball League (BBL), where he was a two-time champion and twice named BBL Coach of the Year. He also reported Thursday that assistant Rex Kalamian is leaving to join the Los Angeles Clippers. Nurse is an offensively minded coach who will likely look to speed things up even more in the offense for next season.

Sports Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in vehicle accident
Author: 0 Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in vehicle accident

The driver, Pedro Chavarin Jr., age 22, reported to police that he was alone and not carrying any passengers. He was taken to a hospital and cited for DUI. Leiato was dismissed from the team after being arrested in April for allegedly removing a parking boot from a vehicle. Leiato played in 21 games during his three years with the Ducks , recording 37 total tackles and breaking up two passes.

Sports Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters
Author: 0 Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters

Watson struggled to deal with the Konta return in particular, and a single break in the fifth game was enough to decide the opening set. Although Konta won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), she was 4-1 down in the second before edging the tie-break.

Sports LeBron James To Philadelphia 76ers Not A 'Good Move' For Him: Howard
Author: 0 LeBron James To Philadelphia 76ers Not A 'Good Move' For Him: Howard

Evaluating the situation from a distance, the ideal landing spot for James would be someplace that allows him to compete for championships in the near-term and play within a more stable infrastructure while lightening his individual night-to-night responsibility with the help of another superstar.

Sports U.S. Open preview: Shinnecock Hills No
Author: 0 U.S. Open preview: Shinnecock Hills No

It makes it a little easier for the intensely competitive superstar to take the ups and downs of his comeback in stride. The first major win for Johnson was at the U.S. Ruling out an appearance by Woods at Ballyliffin next month, Steinberg said: "It's not going to happen this year but I am sure we will take a look at it next year".

Sports Didier Deschamps: France can do better after scraping Australia win
Author: 0 Didier Deschamps: France can do better after scraping Australia win

I got a lot of reactions. The Frenchman won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups in England, making him one of France's greatest ever coaches. Everybody makes mistakes, but when you are 100 per cent for sure its no penalty and go and you doubt. He acknowledged the need for improvement before France take on Peru in their next match.

Author: 0 Phil Mickelson moving ball: Twitter goes wild US Open mistake

But senior rules official John Bodenhamer did confirm to Sky Sports that Mickelson would not be disqualified, as the breach of Rule 14-5 results in a maximum two-stroke penalty. Golf Association executive director David Fay. "It's just one of them things that just happened". Lefty purposely hit his birdie putt on No. 14 wide of the hole and up a slope behind the cup.

Sports Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an terrible penalty kick
Author: 0 Denmark blanks Peru courtesy of an terrible penalty kick

Denmark has a good chance of scoring on a set piece, and Peru likely will create a number of chances for its three-pronged attack of Jefferson Farfan , Edison Flores and Paolo Guerrero . And in the second-half, the midfielder could not find his way back into the game, looking void of some confidence following his penalty miss. Denmark also reached Russian Federation via the play-offs, beating the Republic of Ireland.

Sports Dustin Johnson stretches U.S. Open lead, Tiger misses cut
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson stretches U.S. Open lead, Tiger misses cut

A starry cast list who will have an unwanted weekend off was headed by Tiger Woods , Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy. In flawless scoring conditions in the afternoon, no one could catch him. Tiger Woods hits out of the bunker on the 11th hole on Thursday. Mickelson, who was already four over par for the day, badly overhit a putt on the 13th green which looked in danger of rolling off the putting surface.

Sports Unlucky Pena misses out as Peru finalise World Cup squad
Author: 0 Unlucky Pena misses out as Peru finalise World Cup squad

Juan Antonio Pizzi will be the new man on the sideline as Saudi Arabia look to spring a surprise in Group A. "We played a very good game today and we have to keep this unity". Guerrero could yet have to complete a 14-month ban imposed by the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport for his positive test for metabolites of cocaine at a FIFA World Cup qualifying game last October.

Sports Federation Internationale de Football Association investigating 5,000 no-show fans in Uruguay's 1-0 win vs Egypt
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association investigating 5,000 no-show fans in Uruguay's 1-0 win vs Egypt

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has explained that he kept star player Mohamed Salah on bench against Uruguay on Friday to keep him in good form for matches against Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. The Liverpool striker, who turned 26 on Friday, injured his shoulder in the Champions League final against Real Madrid, and millions of Egyptians had been on tenterhooks to see if he would recover in time for the tournament.

Sports History-making Afghanistan get rude welcome to Test cricket
Author: 0 History-making Afghanistan get rude welcome to Test cricket

India has played a significant role in promoting cricket in Afghanistan since 2001 when the conflict-ridden country joined the ICC ( International Cricket Council ). No wonder the iconic CLR James line is still so relevant "What do they know of Cricket who only Cricket Know". We know that right now, Rashid [Khan] is the most hard spinner to play.

Sports Argentina vs Iceland - Preview, Live Match | 16 Jun 2018
Author: 0 Argentina vs Iceland - Preview, Live Match | 16 Jun 2018

Asked if he was abandoning a determination to innovate as the way to reignite the 2014 runners-up, who were even humiliated 6-1 by Spain in a troubled build-up, Sampaoli said he was adapting to the team he has but also had longer-term plans.

Sports Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory
Author: 0 Iceland's Birkir Saevarsson prepared for Argentina by working in a factory

His skills and the way he plays mean that he will be the one who decides. "It's true that the coach organises the team - we know how to set up teams to find situations", Sampaoli said. "He's very fit, well prepared and looking forward to this World Cup and he hopes to be able to achieve his dream", he said. Argentina beat Haiti 4-0 in their warm-up friendly ahead of the tournament as Messi grabbed a hat-trick, but given the standard of opposition it's hard to get carried away.

Sports North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Federation Internationale de Football Association has estimated that 45,000 Mexicans will travel to Russia for the tournament. Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York/New Jersey, Orlando, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington are all possible locations for USA games, with Canada's taking place in Edmonton, Montreal, and Toronto, and Mexico's potential host cities being Guadalajara, ...

Sports India thrashes debutant Afghanistan in historic Bengaluru Test
Author: 0 India thrashes debutant Afghanistan in historic Bengaluru Test

In a nice little gesture, Rahane called the entire Afghanistan team for a photo opportunity and even offered rival skipper Asghar Stanikzai to hold the winner's trophy. What impressed Rahane most about the way Afghanistan played in this game was the bowling, which he singled out multiple times. "It's just the beginning for them", Rahane told reporters.