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Sports Vijay Mallya spotted at India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match
Author: 0 Vijay Mallya spotted at India-Pakistan Champions Trophy match

Pictures shared widely on social media showing the owner of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines sitting in the stands wearing a white coat. The CPS will be arguing on behalf of the Indian authorities when the fugitive businessman's extradition case comes up for hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on June 13.

Sports Virender Sehwag applies for India head coach post
Author: 0 Virender Sehwag applies for India head coach post

Virat Kohli is one of the best players in the country at the moment while Kumble we all know is a brilliant coach who brings the best out of his team. He is of the opinion that Kumble's track record has been excellent and this should've been taken into account, and his contract extended. But whoever is appointed coach must realise that he has to play second fiddle to the captain or else he too could be on his way out sooner than later.

Author: 0 Rain reduces Aus-NZ clash to 46 overs

Earlier, New Zealand had been bowled out for 291 runs from 45 overs. After the first rain delay, New Zealand came out firing with Australian worldwide Luke Ronchi particularly harsh on Pat Cummins' bowling, smashing two fours and a six from an over.

Author: 0 Muguruza, Venus out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

It's thanks to you that I fought for every point. "We were nearly out of that match today, very lucky to be where we are and just really excited", said Venus. Very loud. And the French crowd was the star of the show. "Honestly, no, I don't think it was unsportsmanship or unfair or anything". I was really stung by a wasp.

Author: 0 Adoring Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo believes winning the Champions League for the fourth time is as sweet as his first with Manchester United . So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. "It's a long season but I'm motivated, I'm happy and my age is just a number". Ronaldo then sealed victory for Zinedine Zidane's side after poking home from close range following Luka Modric's cross.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 Finals lead

Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Stephen Curry added 32 for the Warriors while LeBron James scored 29 points for the Cavs . Perhaps if the Cavs take Game 3 in Cleveland, he'll be more willing to stick around. "The trade went down and to get picked up and be where I wanted to be the whole time, it's an incredible experience, and we've got a couple of more games to finish up".

Sports French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF
Author: 0 French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF

She won 20 of the last 24 points. That saw him register a second straight-sets victory in succession, following victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Saturday, by overcoming the Russian 6-3 6-4 6-4. "Sorry that I don't remember much". The powerful 21-year-old Khachanov , playing in his third Grand Slam event, showed flashes of brilliance in the sunshine but not for long enough spells to worry Murray , who is through to the quarter-finals for the seventh time.

Author: 0 Del Potro saddened by Almagro 'agony'

Spain's Nicolas Almagro is treated for a left knee injury in his second round match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. "I felt a little bit more in control of the first-round match than I did today". Yes, it's something I constantly try to get better at. Del Potro leaned over to talk to Almagro, patting him on the chest.

Author: 0 Defense key to any Predators' success, says coach

The Predators All-Star defenseman loves gamesmanship. The Predators have outshot the Penguins in each game so far with Pittsburgh taking a 2-0 series lead with quick scoring bursts. Barkley says he's been watching hockey for years dating back to a team in Birmingham, Alabama, and Ron Hextall is his favorite NHL player of all-time after watching him in Philadelphia.

Sports Manu Ginobili on retirement: 'It feels like they want me to retire'
Author: 0 Manu Ginobili on retirement: 'It feels like they want me to retire'

The three-time defending Western Conference champions have started these playoffs a flawless 12-0, joining the 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers as the only teams in National Basketball Association history to enter the Finals undefeated. The Warriors have defeated the Spurs by an average of 24 points over the past two games. Despite this being Manu Ginobili's possible final game, at every moment in which the Spurs seemed to have some life, the Warriors responded with a basket on the other ...

Sports MN teen makes Scripps National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 MN teen makes Scripps National Spelling Bee finals

Weeded down from a starting field of 291 contestants on Wednesday in the 90th national Bee, the finalists face off at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in suburban Washington. Among the finalists is Tejas Muthusamy of Glen Allen, Virginia, who had two previous top-10 finishes. Muthusamy tied for 22th place past year and Singh was the youngest speller in the 2013 competition.

Author: 0 Justin Bieber gets emotional during United Kingdom benefit concert

Ariana Grande took the stage in Manchester last night in order to headline a benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester terror attack. "I didn't come to the first concert, but I wanted to come to this one". Talk Radio host Julia Hartley-Brewer definitely struck the wrong note when she tweeted: "Why does anyone in their right minds think Islamic terrorists care one iota about a copper dancing with some kids at a pop concert?" Robbie Williams also performed, changing some of his lyrics ...

Author: 0 Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

The race was black-flagged, allowing the Kiwis to collect a point without sailing the whole course. We'll be doing everything we can to get back out for the next race. He said the team planned to fix that wing sail and use it in two scheduled races against the Kiwis on Tuesday. "This is how it is sometimes in sailing - here in Bermuda we have been spoilt for action so far, and today was just one of those days".

Author: 0 Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

He was forced to start from the rear of the field because of a gear change, then zipped past Kyle Larson in overtime on the restart. "The Spring race in 2016, which featured an 18-car wreck on a restart and spirited duel to the finish with Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and eventual victor Matt Kenseth , was voted as the top race of the year by a USA Today fan poll".

Sports Lydia Ko still No.1 despite rankings blunder
Author: 0 Lydia Ko still No.1 despite rankings blunder

Despite headlines around the world trumpeting Ko's inevitable topple, it emerged on Monday that Ko wouldn't be relinquishing her perch after all. "When running the projections, the tool used the date on which the projections were run, rather than the date when the rankings would be released", according to a statement from technical provider WWGR Inc.

Sports Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
Author: 0 Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

He had said all along that he would not return to the bench until he had strung together several "good days" in a row. "Right now, individuality for me means absolutely nothing when it comes to this team sport, but when I'm done, I'll probably look back on it and say it was a cool feat".

Author: 0 Red Sox aim for split with Orioles

What we saw from Price went beyond the box score though, his velocity on his fastball topped out at 96.7 miles per hour according to PitchFX and his average fastball velocity was sitting at 94.3 miles per hour. "You look at all the arms they run out at you, it's a challenge". The second baseman had two doubles. Boston leadoff batter Mookie Betts got his 500th career hit with a swinging bunt to open the game.

Sports Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

After the final whistle, P.K. Subban and Sidney Crosby exchanged words as players were leaving the ice. Apparently, the former Montreal Canadien heard Sidney Crosby say that his breath smells bad. "Usually when guys chirp after a game or during a game, it's usually about your game or something personal", Subban said . It's the fifth time Crosby, with 160 career playoff points and 23 points this postseason, had been held without a shot and third this spring.

Author: 0 Payne returns to start as Lions squad to face Blues is announced

If we make a mistake they are going to punish us, but we are looking forward to it". "All of them are important, but you want to start in those games". "We don't want to be prescribed, or play by numbers". "But given his experience, there's his leadership and ability to express, not just his playing ability but also a calmness to the rest of the squad about the fact he's been there and played at Eden Park - and for the opposition, too".

Sports Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State
Author: 0 Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

Later that day, Ohio State lost to Rutgers in the Big Ten Tournament in what became the final game of a disappointing season. Won conference coach of the year at all three head coaching stops, and was a three time B1G coach of the year.

Author: 0 Opening races of America's Cup challenger series postponed

That is the end of Oracle Team USA's competitive action until Saturday 17th June when they will race the first two rounds of the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. presented by Louis Vuitton. SoftBank Team Japan has three points and Team France, two. Having qualified top of the challengers, Team New Zealand have chosen to take on Great Britain's Land Rover BAR - a side they've had the wood over this past week of racing.

Sports US Open runner-up Pliskova in 1st French Open QF
Author: 0 US Open runner-up Pliskova in 1st French Open QF

A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open , Muguruza fell apart down the stretch. The last woman representing France to win the country's Grand Slam tournament was Mary Pierce in 2000. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open. For the third year in a row, Svitolina marched toward the fourth round of the tennis tournament, defeating Linette 6-4, 7-5 in an hour and 28 minutes.

Sports Elina Svitolina pulls off remarkable comeback in French Open
Author: 0 Elina Svitolina pulls off remarkable comeback in French Open

Murray will next play eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori, who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. "Obviously there was awful tragedy in London and Manchester. No.5 seed Elina Svitolina ended qualifier Petra Martic's dream run to move into her second Roland Garros quarterfinal, coming from 2-5 down in the final set for a hard-fought 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory.

Sports 49ers sign pass rusher Elvis Dumervil
Author: 0 49ers sign pass rusher Elvis Dumervil

In 2016, Dumervil set a career low with three sacks. However, his greatest value for this team might be in the locker room and in meeting rooms, where his vast experience will be invaluable. He earned All-Pro honors in 2009 and 2014 when he produced 17 sacks each year. Dumervil missed time while dealing with a foot injury. Before Dumervil, Aaron Lynch was in the lead for LEO duties, but as a converted 3-4 outside linebacker, he had some conditioning issues this offseason.

Sports Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina reach French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina reach French Open quarter-finals

After Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost Sunday, the French Open - which is missing Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka - is guaranteed of producing a first-time grand slam victor. "It was unbelievable tennis from Petra today, and she was really striking the ball well", Svitolina said. Kuznetsova, who won the 2009 French Open and 2004 US Open, was ousted by two-time major finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-1 4-6 6-2 while 2011 US Open champion Stosur was eliminated ...

Author: 0 Neb. girl disqualified from soccer game for looking like a boy

She's so good that she plays on the 11-year-old roster even though she's 8. "It's what she likes", Gerardo Hernandez said". Her father, Gerardo Hernandez, couldn't be more proud. Organizers believed Mili was a boy. "They made her cry". Tournament officials apparently disqualified Mili Hernandez and her entire team from the finals because organizers thought she was a boy.

Author: 0 England's Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy

The next teams in action will be Australia and Bangladesh at The Oval on Monday, and they were both set to practise on Sunday at the venue which is in close proximity to the attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market. With there being no second chances, it must play with five bowlers this time around. I would like to see Mehedi Hasan in the playing XI, and Mashrafe Mortaza can even toss the new-ball to the 19-year-old off-spinner.

Sports Tristan Thompson knows he can't have another 'trash' game
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson knows he can't have another 'trash' game

The best-of-7 series now shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday. Cleveland will have an opportunity to even up the series when it faces the Warriors in Game 2 on Sunday in Oakland , California. "But the second half, I think we settled in, tried to play simple and defensively just tried to contest their shots", Durant said. After being in a frigid 37-percent shooting funk for most of the postseason, Thompson warmed up with 22 points on 8-of-12 from the field.

Sports Ivory Coast's Franck Kessie joins AC Milan from Atalanta
Author: 0 Ivory Coast's Franck Kessie joins AC Milan from Atalanta

Manchester City, where his friend Yaya Toure plays in the same role. However the midfielder is remaining in Italy after AC Milan confirmed on social media that they had negotiated a deal to take the Ivorian to the San Siro. In January 2015, Kessié signed a three-year contract with Serie A club Atalanta. Gab Marcotti is skeptical Alvaro Morata will leave Real Madrid, even with AC Milan's new owners looking to make a splash.

Author: 0 Real Madrid Wins Champions League Title

His second goal in Cardiff was his 105th in the Champions League , putting him well clear of Lionel Messi (94) at the top of the all-time scoring list. "We're going to speak with Zidane , who's the conductor of this orchestra". "Boss! How are you?" said the 32-year-old as he embraced his former manager, before they posed for pics alongside Ronaldo's son.

Author: 0 Danny Lee still in contention at Texas PGA

Lee, 26, couldn't match the touch of his second-round 64, mixing three bogeys with three birdies on his front nine at the Colonial Country Club course on Sunday (NZT). Champions - Bernhard Langer set a tour record with his ninth senior major, shooting a 4-under 68 to win the Senior PGA Championship at Trump National in Sterling, Va.

Sports Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey
Author: 0 Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey

She won the inaugural edition of what was then the Atlantic City LPGA Classic and captured the title again two years later. "That took a long time". Jutanugarn and Lee each shot 70 in the second round and Nordvist finished with a 71. The timing continued for four holes before LPGA officials were satisfied that they had caught up.

Author: 0 LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

Last year, the Cavaliers lost the first two games of the Finals at Golden State, dropping Game 2 by 33 points, but ultimately came back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship in Game 7 - perhaps a reason for optimism in Cleveland.

Author: 0 Real Madrid vs Juventus: Mario Mandzukic's wonder goal in Champions League final

Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes. The Portugal superstar's opener was cancelled out by an astonishing Mario Mandzukic strike, but goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo and Marco Asensio secured Madrid's third Champions League triumph in four years and 12th in total.

Sports Virgil van Dijk's Manchester City Offer Reportedly to Be Matched by Liverpool
Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk's Manchester City Offer Reportedly to Be Matched by Liverpool

According to the Liverpool Echo , he hasn't agreed to a move to the Etihad just yet, even though City are in a real transfer scrap with Liverpool over his signature it seems. The 25-year-old's impressive displays at the back have attracted interest from a whole host of top English clubs with the Mirror reporting that Liverpool , Chelsea and Arsenal have all expressed their interest in signing the defender.

Sports Euro zone business activity maintained growth in May, PMI shows
Author: 0 Euro zone business activity maintained growth in May, PMI shows

That's up from 51.5 in April, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. Construction and Manufacturing PMI data have both surprised to the upside and confirm that the United Kingdom economy is seeing activity accelerate in quarter-two 2017.

Author: 0 John Terry "could not care less" about Chelsea farewell criticism

Sunderland boss David Moyes said he had received advance notice of Chelsea's plans, and his goalkeeper Jordan Pickford obligingly kicked the ball out under direction from Blues striker Diego Costa. "I am sure he will pick his strongest side but it's a team game, everyone has been involved and I'll be professional whatever role I play". Terry, who leaves Chelsea at the end of this season after 22 years, exited to a standing ovation from the fans who despite some off-pitch scandals is ...