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Sports Banned Warner to debut in Caribbean Premier League
Author: 0 Banned Warner to debut in Caribbean Premier League

The 31-year-old is serving a one-year suspension after being involved in a ball-tampering scandal during the Test series in South Africa in March. Warner will also compete alongside Cameron Bancroft, the other member of the ball-tampering trio, in a limited-overs competition in the Northern Territory in July.

Sports Panama's World Cup debut spoiled by Belgium
Author: 0 Panama's World Cup debut spoiled by Belgium

And it wasn't just the players singing with fans brilliantly in full voice, too. Gomez, who is set to make his third World Cup appearance with a third country, highlighted Belgium's quality and their potential to challenge for silverware in Russian Federation.

Sports Lukaku brace fires Belgium to victory against Panama
Author: 0 Lukaku brace fires Belgium to victory against Panama

Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku prays at the end of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Belgium and Panama at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 18, 2018. Panama , on the other hand, have an uphill battle on their hands to prove they could upset some of the well-established teams in their group and try as hard as possible to advance.

Sports Croatia's Kalinic sent home, confirms manager
Author: 0 Croatia's Kalinic sent home, confirms manager

West Ham would have struggled to complete a deal for Kalinic while the striker was representing his country in Russian Federation. "During the Nigeria encounter, Kalinic was warming up and was supposed to come on in the second half", Dalic said in a statement.

Sports VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea
Author: 0 VAR penalty gives Sweden a narrow win over South Korea

Sweden had not won an opening game at any World Cup since 1958, when they were runners-up in their best performance to date. Sweden apologized for the incident, but South Korea said it was "perfectly natural" for teams to gather information on one another.

Sports Milos Raonic advances to Mercedes Cup final against No. 1 Federer
Author: 0 Milos Raonic advances to Mercedes Cup final against No. 1 Federer

The Swiss great, who is assured of reclaiming the No. 1 ranking from Rafael Nadal on Monday, broke at 1-1 in the opening set and held his nerve in the second, where Raonic double-faulted. Raonic, who has won eight career ATP titles, reached a career-high No. 3 in the world rankings in November 2016. He's coming off four straight-set victories this week at the Stuttgart Open and has beaten his next opponent - soon-to-be world No.

Sports Manchester United to demand record fee for Anthony Martial
Author: 0 Manchester United to demand record fee for Anthony Martial

Our two-time players' of the year has enjoyed periods of excellence during his time at Stamford Bridge, but has struggled to match the productivity of attacking counterpart Eden Hazard. 'He can improve (them) a lot. "Hi Gunners, it's Granit, I'm happy and proud to sign a new contract here for Arsenal ", Xhaka said in a video message posted on social media.

Sports Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Author: 0 Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

But Pogba's victor, confirmed by goal-line technology, ensured France opened the tournament with three points. "We are not expecting him to score, he needs to keep the ball, and win some balls", said Griezmann, whose second-half penalty was cancelled out by another penalty from Mile Jedinak.

Sports Lionel Messi 'hurt' by penalty miss in Argentina's draw with Iceland
Author: 0 Lionel Messi 'hurt' by penalty miss in Argentina's draw with Iceland

He said: "It would have changed the script". - Messi has now missed five of his last ten penalties for Argentia and Barcelona. "I could blame the lack of work rate". We were so, so poor on Saturday: the defence looked vulnerable, the midfield was kind of non-existent and looked like it had no fight. The head of the Palestinian soccer federation, Jibril Rajoub, said that Israel's insistence on holding the match in Jerusalem turned it into a "political tool", and urged Arab and Muslim ...

Sports Koepka survives Fleetwood challenge, wins 2nd straight US Open
Author: 0 Koepka survives Fleetwood challenge, wins 2nd straight US Open

Had he read his putt on the last hole just a little better we could have easily seen our first two-hole playoff. If Brooks Koepka is able to repeat as champion of the U.S. "We didn't really speak too much", Koepka said. But in the afternoon, when the greens get baked and with some of those pin positions - I mean, the greens aren't running perfectly smooth in the first place.

Sports Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany
Author: 0 Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany

World Cup holders Germany crashed to a 1-0 defeat to Mexico in their opening match on Sunday, seriously complicating the rest of their tournament. It claimed to have recorded a tremor with a maximum acceleration of 37cm/s2, saying the natural disaster could have been caused by "massive jumps" across the city.

Sports Mexico stuns champions Germany in major upset
Author: 0 Mexico stuns champions Germany in major upset

A remarkably open start saw Timo Werner sprint in behind the Mexico defence before dragging across the face of goal, while Mats Hummels shot straight at Guillermo Ochoa after a botched clearance. Germany coach Joachim Loew did not mince his words, saying: "We played very badly". Former England captain Terry Butcher said on 5 live: "It was one of the best games I have seen in my life".

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".

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.