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Author: 0 Semi-finals delayed by light winds

The bonus point is another new twist. Under the protocol for the oldest trophy in worldwide sport, challengers can buy a basic design packages for the one-design 50-foot (15 metre) foiling catamarans. SoftBank Team Japan, skippered by former Emirates Team New Zealand sailor Dean Barker, got the better start and built on their lead, with Groupama finding themselves in the doldrums during the middle of the race.

Sports Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo still dancing for joy
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo still dancing for joy

Ronaldo Jr. was on the Bernabeu pitch on Sunday as part of Real Madrid's celebrations for having won the Champions League title the night before, defeating the Italian giant Juventus, 4-1 , at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff . Incombustible, he started off with a little flamenco to cheer everyone because there's no one better to understand the sacrifices one has to make to win a Champions League.

Sports Royals rally, Moustakas hits walk-off HR to beat Astros
Author: 0 Royals rally, Moustakas hits walk-off HR to beat Astros

Junis is making his fourth major-league appearance and second start of the season. Gurriel homered in the ninth inning. The walk in there with two outs (to Gordon) kept the inning alive. Mike Moustakas and Whit Merrifield each had 3 RBI, with Merrifield adding a pair of doubles, while Moustakas went 3 for 4 with a double and the game-winning walk-off home run.

Sports 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
Author: 0 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

They are both the type of players hungry for success and to hold down a place in the team, while bigger names like James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata are likely to leave in search of first team football elsewhere. "Again, I've had an unbelievable season". "The most important (thing) is that I again had an incredible season, me and my team-mates have done the double".

Sports Champions Trophy: Pakistan pride at stake against South Africa
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Pakistan pride at stake against South Africa

They found Indian pacers too hot to handle and South Africa too have a potent pace battery. Yet, worryingly for Pakistan , there is the potential for an even more lopsided match against South Africa - and that's not simply because the Proteas are top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day international rankings, while Sarfraz's side are eighth.

Sports Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move
Author: 0 Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders announced move

The Raiders are now set to play in Sin City by 2020. The following week, Lynch visited the Raiders to talk about the possibility of coming out of retirement. And while Lynch joining the Raiders has been seen as an olive branch from the team to a fan base angry at losing the Raiders again (they moved to Los Angeles in 1982), he said he was unaffected by the public showing of affection.

Sports Jets planning to release or trade WR Eric Decker
Author: 0 Jets planning to release or trade WR Eric Decker

Hey, no better way to get that long-awaited franchise quarterback, right? Harris, 33, started 15 games for the Jets last season and played 250 more defensive snaps than any other Jets linebacker on the roster. Hours earlier, however, Bowles gave the impression that Harris' release was strictly about money. "Jets cleanin house! Damn", she tweeted . Responding to a fan's question about her husband's future she wrote, "Apparently no one is safe".

Author: 0 'Fugitive' Vijay Mallya spotted in Virat Kohli's charity ball

Mallya, who has now taken refuge in England, has sarcastically reacted to it saying he intends to attend the rest of the matches and cheer for team India. Sixty-one-year-old Mallya, chief of erstwhile Kingfisher Airlines owes over Rs 9,000 crore to various Indian banks and is now wanted in India. The players were very uncomfortable.

Sports Braves place struggling Colon on DL with left side strain
Author: 0 Braves place struggling Colon on DL with left side strain

He will try for better results in a road start against the Braves next time he toes the rubber. Moving on from Colon is the first move in that direction and one that the Braves should announce soon. Garcia has been quietly excellent across his past two starts, navigating a total of 13.2 innings while allowing only one (unearned) run. The Atlanta Braves have placed right-handed starting pitcher Bartolo Colon on the 10-day disabled list due to a left oblique strain, according to the ...

Author: 0 Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy

England will now lock horns with New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday before taking on two-time winners Australia in their final group fixture at Edgbaston four days later. "I'm going into these training days leading in the game and if I get the call beyond that then great and I will try my best for my country". England's win over Bangladesh came at an obvious cost with Woakes' injury - and a less serious one for Joe Root, who was troubled by cramp during his match-winning century.

Sports Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 3 times, drives in 8 runs
Author: 0 Reds' Scooter Gennett homers 3 times, drives in 8 runs

ARLINGTON, Texas - Joey Gallo clubbed his team-leading 17th home run as Texas snapped a four-game losing streak. Gennett singled his first time up and then homered in four straight at-bats, including a grand slam. He allowed two runs in six innings of a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Friday. He was claimed off waivers for the Brewers prior to the start of the season and given Brandon Phillips' No.

Author: 0 Sox take series opener from Yankees

That's the scariest thing I've ever seen. "Yankee Stadium was built for guys my size". The Yankees are coming off a split of a four-game set at Toronto over the weekend and are riding the big bat of rookie Aaron Judge along with a pitching staff that allowed three or fewer runs in five of the last seven contests.

Sports Arsenal makes defender Kolasinac its 1st offseason recruit
Author: 0 Arsenal makes defender Kolasinac its 1st offseason recruit

With his contract just about ready to expire, Arsenal has been working for weeks to bring Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on board from Schalke. Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal has declared his intention to continue on with the Gunners after the club signed a possible replacement on Tuesday.

Sports Raptors Scrap
Author: 0 Raptors Scrap "Hourglass Appreciation Night"

Harreld in the booth", the release said. The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2rQiIzA) that a news release for the event referencing women's bodies disappeared from the Ogden Raptors website Monday. The team said in a statement , "Since an eight looks like an hourglass, what better way to remind the world that baseball needs no clock than to feature 18 hourglass-shaped commentators".

Sports Ryon Healy homers twice as Athletics beat Blue Jays 5-3
Author: 0 Ryon Healy homers twice as Athletics beat Blue Jays 5-3

Rajai Davis opened the bottom of the first with a double took third on the first of two Jed Lowrie hits and scored the game's first run on a Khris Davis sacrifice fly. The A's turned a pair of inning-ending double plays. The Jays got on the board first when former A's third baseman Josh Donaldson doubled home Kevin Pillar in the top of the first.

Author: 0 Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final

Nashville won game 4 , 4 to 1 and the series is tied at 2. In the second period , Frederick Gaudreau and Viktor Arvidsson scored for Nashville . And we want to dictate the pace of the game, and we want to attack you in all three zones as a five-man unit and be tough to play against. "We capitalized on errors and Pek's was there for us when they had their chances", said Ellis.

Author: 0 ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

It seems simple, but it's not. "We're more focused on what happened previous year in terms of we were up 2-0 and we came here and the series shifted", Kerr said. "I've gotten better, and 2013 is when I feel I really turned the corner as a defender". That much is clear. That had been a point of concern at times this season.

Author: 0 Players have no fears about Wimbledon despite London attack

The 23-year-old Austrian has reached the quarter-final without dropping a set and will be hoping to replicate his run to the semi-finals at Roland Garros last year. Novak Djokovic (SRB) reacts during his match against Diego Schwartzman (ARG) (not pictured) on day six of the 2017 French Open tennis tournament at Stade Roland Garros .

Sports LeBron James, Kevin Durant Recorded a Hip-Hop Song During 2011 Lockout
Author: 0 LeBron James, Kevin Durant Recorded a Hip-Hop Song During 2011 Lockout

Haynes reports both players have confirmed the existence of the track, but it's whereabouts are unknown. However, the song has never been released publicly, and the duo apparently plans to keep it private. A producer for the 2012 movie " Thunderstruck ", which starred Durant, told Haynes that he had heard the collaboration with James and was impressed enough to suggest it be included in the film's soundtrack.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Notebook: Bonino Likely Out

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette answers a question during a news conference at the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Sunday, June 4, 2017 , in Nashville, Tenn. Rinne has his swagger back and the Penguins should be afraid. Phil Kessel is shooting, but most of his attempts are from the periphery and resemble his worst times in Toronto.

Author: 0 London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

He said many people were "very anxious that she was at the Home Office for all this time , presided over these cuts in police numbers, and now is saying that we have a problem". "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed", May said, according to the Wall Street Journal. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said the uncoordinated attacks months apart were evidence of a new form of copycat attacks.

Sports Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris
Author: 0 Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

Argentina's Paola Suarez was the last South American woman to reach a quarter-final at a Slam at Wimbledon in 2004. Caroline Garcia , seeded 28th, beat French compatriot Alize Cornet in straight sets at the French Open to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal.

Sports Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith
Author: 0 Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith

The Kiwis were 254 for three in the 40th over before Williamson's run out sparked a slump and they could post 291 all out. The Aussie pace attack of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Patrick Cummins and John Hastings were hammered for 114 runs in the first 15 overs of the match and even a late fightback with the ball couldn't mask the skipper's frustration.

Author: 0 Respected journalist highlights symbolism of Liverpool's Van Dijk deal

Liverpool Football Club remain locked in talks with Southampton over the proposed transfer of Virgil van Dijk to Anfield. But it is understood Van Dijk is Klopp's primary transfer target this summer and would be willing to offer a lucrative financial package, potentially making him the highest-paid player at the club, to secure the defender.

Sports England set up Italy showdown in semis
Author: 0 England set up Italy showdown in semis

England will have to play without Tottenham attacker Josh Onomah , who was sent off 18 minutes from time against Mexico after standing on Juan Aguayo . "Sometimes you just have to get a foothold in the game and we came out and started the second half really well . I have no idea what the referee saw", he told reporters.

Author: 0 Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

He's a guy that likes the attention. First, there's the pad stop on Sidney Crosby during the breakaway, plus he gets a piece of that rebound. Subban has his style, and Crosby has his. Five catfish, several towels, a stuffed penguin and a cowboy hat hit the ice Saturday night in the Predators' 5-1 win over Pittsburgh, which pulled Nashville within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Sports Pepe confirms Madrid exit this summer
Author: 0 Pepe confirms Madrid exit this summer

There are ways of talking and negotiating but the club hasn't acted correctly. "What he [coach Zinedine Zidane] is doing for Madrid is spectacular, but there are things I still don't understand". "I can not explain to you why I disappeared from the team in the last games". He has been linked with a move to PSG in the French press, and added on Spanish radio that there are "offers from England".

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

Game 2 ended up being a happy homecoming for Kerr, as the Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the series with a 132-113 victory with the help of a 33-point performance from Kevin Durant and a Steph Curry triple-double. "But it's definitely great to see him over there and have him talking in the timeouts and out there leading us". "It was a big moment, big momentum swing", Curry said.

Sports Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links
Author: 0 Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

The win was a milestone in the Champions League , a popular yearly competition for the top European teams. A calf injury also saw him nearly miss the Champions League final , but he made his return off the bench in Saturday's 4-1 win over Juventus .

Sports A quick look at the French Open
Author: 0 A quick look at the French Open

I was starting to get a better read on the returns, and I wanted to come out and make it really tough for him beginning of that second set-because he had had opportunities to close it out. Discussing his Paris living arrangements in a BBC Sport blog, Murray said: "Last year was the first time at the French Open that we stayed in a house near to the courts, and we're doing the same again this time".

Author: 0 Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

One of the fans, who was caught next to the barriers, said: "I felt I was being lifted up". "We need to just keep doing what we are doing, because I think we can win many more titles in the future". "I obviously came back way too early from my surgery and I suffered a bit". "I've spoken to the boys already but I'm sure they'll be working hard and yes, I'll be watching and praying we get the three points".

Sports Woman posts positive signs outside LeBron James' Ohio home
Author: 0 Woman posts positive signs outside LeBron James' Ohio home

Last week LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized with racist graffiti . Pennington went and bought about $20 worth of supplies and posted several double-sided signs with uplifting descriptors like "Hero", "Mentor", "Humanitarian", "Role Model", "Leader", and "Good Samaritan" across the street from LeBron's driveway.

Author: 0 Senators, Penguins think deep prior to Game 7

Hornqvist, who has four goals and three assists in 13 playoff games, has been out since leaving during warmups for Game 2. Sidney Crosby , Bryan Rust and Phil Kessel each had a goal and an assist, and Carter Rowney and Evgeni Malkin each added three assists for Pittsburgh .

Author: 0 Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

Fabregas was roundly jeered by the Arsenal half of Wembley as he made his way on to the pitch, but he has backed former boss Arsene Wenger to continue, with the Frenchman's future set to be decided at a board meeting on Tuesday. Planes carrying anti-Wenger slogans, boycotts of home games and signs and banners being displayed inside stadiums came during a blip for Arsenal which Wenger believes cost them dear.

Sports Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst
Author: 0 Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

Scott Wilson scored the Penguins' third goal 3:13 into the third period, and 15 seconds later, Evgeni Malkin added a fourth, chasing Rinne out of the game. Unlike Game 1 , the goal wasn't challenged and taken away. Pittsburgh recorded just six shots in the entire second period. Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots.

Author: 0 MTV to live-stream "One Love Manchester"

God is good in the midst of evil. "I think the kind of love you're displaying is the kind of medicine the world really needs right now". The "Malibu" hitmaker was thrilled to join her friend Ariana Grande at the concert on Sunday (04.06.17) to raise money for the victims of an bad terror attack following an Ariana concert in the north England city only a few weeks ago.

Sports It's over for two Arizona girls at Scripps National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 It's over for two Arizona girls at Scripps National Spelling Bee

But missed one in the second round, joining the nearly 250 students who didn't make the final group. "She made it so far", Maia's mom, Antonia Marshall, said Wednesday. All finalists still left standing Thursday evening will be given a tiebreaker written test with 12 words and 12 vocabulary questions. Prizes for the bee included an expenses-paid trip to Washington for the national bee.