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Sports Italy coach Roberto Mancini satisfied with victory over Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Italy coach Roberto Mancini satisfied with victory over Saudi Arabia

Andrea Belotti then doubled Italy's advantage with just over 20 minutes remaining, and the Azzurri , who failed to qualify for this summer's World Cup, held out in St Gallen despite a quick response from Yehya Al Shehri . Italy have missed out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958 and Mancini was starting the daunting task of rebuilding the side following their historic failure.

Sports Has Aaron Ramsey dropped a hint over his Arsenal future?
Author: 0 Has Aaron Ramsey dropped a hint over his Arsenal future?

Former goalkeeping coach Gerry Peyton left Arsenal following Arsene Wenger's departure and Emery has reserved the right to decide the composition of his backroom staff. The 27-year-old spoke to the Daily Mirror after Wales' 0-0 draw with Mexico, saying he's eager to meet the new manager. "It's a bit sore, but hopefully there will be no lasting damage and it will settle down over the next few days".

Sports Washington, Vegas to face off in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Washington, Vegas to face off in Stanley Cup Final

Vegas went 2-0 against the Capitals in the regular season, winning 3-0 at home on December 23 and 4-3 at Washington on February 4. This year, after falling behind 0-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round, it looked like the Capitals were in for yet another early round defeat.

Sports Egyptian FA: Salah to miss 'no longer than three weeks'
Author: 0 Egyptian FA: Salah to miss 'no longer than three weeks'

After the Champions League loss, Salah gave his nation a massive glimmer of hope that he could be fit for the World Cup hoping that he would recover in time. "We are going to do double session every day and we will try to reduce the recovery period". Egyptian media reported Salah wouldn't kick a ball in anger for three weeks.

Sports At Least Jayson Tatum Posterized LeBron James In Game 7
Author: 0 At Least Jayson Tatum Posterized LeBron James In Game 7

Critics must admit that Game 7 notwithstanding, the Celtics were fun to watch this season, which lasted longer than anybody predicted after Irving checked out. "I think what people don't understand is to succeed it has to be a team effort", an emotional James said after the game. "I am seeing first hand what it is to be great".

Sports Royal honeymoon destination announced
Author: 0 Royal honeymoon destination announced

According to the official royal family website , she will perform them "through engagements at home and overseas, alongside a growing portfolio of charitable work and patronages". "Though Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge has a long-standing history of serving as a royal retreat, we can confirm that the couple is not now booked for a stay", said Angela Moore, regional director of public relations for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts.

Sports Members Find Fault With NFL's New National Anthem Policy
Author: 0 Members Find Fault With NFL's New National Anthem Policy

In a followup question, the survey phrased approval differently, asking respondents if it is fair or unfair for teams to be fined when players kneel: 55% said it is fair, while 42% said unfair. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross testified that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft had also spoken with Trump about the anthem. US President Donald Trump told Jerry Jones that criticising National Football League players who protested by taking a knee during the anthem was a "winning ...

Sports Four lessons the Houston Rockets taught us about the Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 Four lessons the Houston Rockets taught us about the Golden State Warriors

Cleveland's Game 7 triumph in Boston also came with the bonus of (hopefully) preventing speculation about LeBron's free-agent future from completely swallowing up the actual championship series. The widely held belief that Golden State has a far better team than Cleveland had reporters wondering how Van Gundy could "sell this thing coming out of the gates and get people excited about this".

Sports Australian women put men to shame at French Open
Author: 0 Australian women put men to shame at French Open

The 23-time major champion had last played in a Slam at the 2017 Australian Open, when she famously won the title while eight weeks pregnant . Pliskova, ranked 70th in the world, said she expected Williams would not play as well as she did - the Czech player out-aced Williams - but the 23-time Grand Slam victor proved to be a tough opponent as usual.

Sports Bayern forward Robert Lewandowski wants to leave club
Author: 0 Bayern forward Robert Lewandowski wants to leave club

Lewandowski's agent Pini Zahavi confirmed to Telegraph Sport that his client wanted to leave and Zahavi stood by quotes he gave to Sport Bild magazine in which he said the Bundesliga's top scorer "feels that he needs a change and a new challenge in his career".

Sports Man United on verge of signing Portuguese defender
Author: 0 Man United on verge of signing Portuguese defender

The reports also conclude that the club is close to announcing the wide defender as their first signing of the summer transfer window, with the deal likely to be confirmed within the week. The need for reinforcements as far as the wide defence is concerned is evident at Old Trafford . Mourinho wants a new right-back to provide competition for Antonio Valencia , who turns 33 in August.

Sports What Time Is FIFA 18 World Cup Mode Released? All The Details
Author: 0 What Time Is FIFA 18 World Cup Mode Released? All The Details

ORIGINAL STORY - FIFA 18 fans are no doubt excited to play that new World Cup update dropping later today and frankly, why wouldn't they be? Al-Shalawi's retirement comes after a 16-year career during which he participated in many worldwide events and achieved the title of the best Asian Assistant Referee in 2015.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving underwent nasal surgery prior to Game 7

Ainge joked: "I don't think he wanted to be seen in public and ruin his movie career". Smart told ESPN's Jackie MacMullan after Sunday night's loss that he believes he's worth more than $12 million to $14 million per season , based on how he impacts games in ways that go beyond the box score.

Sports Ash Barty set to clash with Serena Williams in second round
Author: 0 Ash Barty set to clash with Serena Williams in second round

This year's Roland Garros tournament marks Williams' return to Grand Slam tennis after giving birth to her daughter last year. "I missed Roland Garros so much, I missed the battle", Williams, the 2002, 2013 and 2015 champion in Paris, said after playing her first clay court match since finishing runner-up to Garbine Muguruza in the 2016 final on the same Philippe Chatrier Court.

Sports Rizzo’s slide not dirty, it was illegal
Author: 0 Rizzo’s slide not dirty, it was illegal

Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reported Major League Baseball officials informed both teams Tuesday. Breaking: Source indicates the league believes interference should have been called yesterday re Anthony Rizzo's 8th inning slide at home plate.

Sports Messi reveals why Super Eagles will be tough team to play
Author: 0 Messi reveals why Super Eagles will be tough team to play

The 30-year-old was involved as Argentina lost the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil, while Messi could not prevent back-to-back defeats in the 2015 and 2016 Copa America deciders. "Iceland are a team that showed in the last European Championship that they are hard for anyone". "The other day I was talking to a friend and he told me "if you had chosen Spain, you'd be a World Cup victor already", but it wouldn't have been the same", added Messi.

Sports Fabinho knows who Liverpool should sign next
Author: 0 Fabinho knows who Liverpool should sign next

He has featured heavily for the club since making his loan move permanent in 2015, playing 47 times in all competitions last season and scoring eight goals. If Liverpool can add these Ligue 1 gems to their squad ahead of next season, they would be sending out a significant statement of intent to the rest of European football.

Sports Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin on President Trump: 'He's an idiot'
Author: 0 Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin on President Trump: 'He's an idiot'

In an op-ed for Vox published Friday, Harvard labor and industry professor Benjamin Sachs writes that the NFL's decision this week to force players to remain in the locker room if they wish to protest during the anthem violates both labor laws and the First Amendment.

Sports Rudy Giuliani booed at Yankee Stadium on his birthday on Monday
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani booed at Yankee Stadium on his birthday on Monday

The Yankees were down 5-1 at the time of the birthday announcement and would go on to lose by that score. From the early days of administration and their repeated attempts to institute a travel ban able to stand up to constitutional muster to the more recent screeds about the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller .

Sports Why the Golden State Warriors will win the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Why the Golden State Warriors will win the NBA Finals

Winning another championship now, leading this group of Cavaliers past a much mightier Golden State team, might even be a bigger challenge. A player Hamilton coached has made it to eight consecutive finals. Smith (12 points), the Cavs couldn't get there without contributions from the "others", as Shaquille O'Neal always describes role players. And over these four years since James returned to northeast OH, the Warriors are 17-9 against the Cavaliers.

Sports Red Bull takes front and back of Monaco grid
Author: 0 Red Bull takes front and back of Monaco grid

As is tradition, the Monaco race took place just hours before the Indy 500. Maybe after losing points to Hamilton for three consecutive races, he was just pleased to cut into his deficit. He was up to 14th by lap nine when the leaders began to think about their pit stops, with a bold Hamilton going for an "under-cut" on lap 12 to switch from the short-life "hypers" to "ultras" in a bid to make up time and pass Vettel, but after rejoining seventh behind Ocon, he had to work to regain ...

Sports Aston Villa lose out on promotion to Premier League
Author: 0 Aston Villa lose out on promotion to Premier League

Slavisa Jokanovic says Fulham will have to invest in their squad after winning promotion to the Premier League . Villa will now spend a third season outside the Premier League and with it more difficulty in meeting financial fair play requirements.

Sports Odds against Cavaliers in NBA Finals against Warriors
Author: 0 Odds against Cavaliers in NBA Finals against Warriors

That sets a record for the most three-point misses in a playoff series, according to StatMuse's Justin Kubatko . It took seven games in the first round against in and they needed a superhuman effort from LeBron James against Boston in the conference finals, winning four of the final five games of the series to punch a ticket to the Finals.

Sports Liverpool need new goalkeeper after 'horrendous' Loris Karius errors, says Peter Shilton
Author: 0 Liverpool need new goalkeeper after 'horrendous' Loris Karius errors, says Peter Shilton

Karius' attempted throw deflected into the net off Karim Benzema to break the deadlock and he was also at fault for Gareth Bale's goal which made it 3-1, as he fumbled a seemingly straightforward shot into his own goal. The mistakes were obvious, we don't have to talk about that, it's all clear; he knows it, I know it, you all know it. "At the end, it's a football game, we tried everything to win it, that's why I wouldn't change anything in my preparations".

Sports Cavaliers avoid elimination, force a Game 7 against the Celtics: 3 takeaways
Author: 0 Cavaliers avoid elimination, force a Game 7 against the Celtics: 3 takeaways

James is excited about having the opportunity to upset the trend in Boston's arena in game seven, and move on to what would be his eighth straight National Basketball Association finals appearance. That's every day. Every day that you're totally focused on this, and he's gone past that eight straight times. Lue said of the Cavs winning without Love: "We told the guys that Kevin wasn't coming back, and they all got together and just huddled up and just came together as one, and coming into ...

Sports Arsenal in talks with Stephan Lichtsteiner
Author: 0 Arsenal in talks with Stephan Lichtsteiner

Arsenal are reportedly interested in bringing AS Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini to the Emirates Stadium in the summer transfer window. In total, Emery has taken charge of 719 games, winning 385, drawing 155, losing 179 . Emery, who was this month announced Arsene Wenger's successor in north London, has seemingly been quick to pounce on the full-back, who is expected to skipper hi national team in next month's FIFA World Cup finals in Russian Federation.

Sports Manchester United Close To Agreeing €60m Deal
Author: 0 Manchester United Close To Agreeing €60m Deal

United finished second in the Premier League - their highest placing since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 - but were 19 points behind champions Manchester City. Also a Brazilian midfielder, the player has been on United's radar since January, and was initially chased by Manchester City too. Shakhtar Donetsk president Rinat Akhmetov has confirmed that his club are preparing to sell Fred , after they rejected a big offer for his services from Manchester City last summer.

Sports Bale will 'seriously consider' his Real Madrid future
Author: 0 Bale will 'seriously consider' his Real Madrid future

The left-back was prominent as an attacking outlet in the first half and made a terrific goal-saving challenge to deny Cristiano Ronaldo after the interval. Liverpool lost top scorer Mo Salah to a shoulder injury before the break, following a tussle with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos . An incredible debut season at Liverpool came to a crying end.

Sports Salah 'confident' of playing in World Cup
Author: 0 Salah 'confident' of playing in World Cup

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson described Sergio Ramos' gamesmanship as "quite clever" after the Real Madrid captain's involvement in Mohamed Salah's injury . I don't know. These are the type of special players that I think United need'. He is in hospital for an X-ray. "We started well and played exactly like we wanted to", said Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp , who has now lost his last six finals as a coach.

Sports Tom Cairney goal earns Premier League promotion for Fulham
Author: 0 Tom Cairney goal earns Premier League promotion for Fulham

Fulham finished third in the regular season, making it the highest placed of the four teams that entered the playoffs. Fulham , whose style of play under Serbian manager Slavisa Jokanovic earned plaudits this season, were the first to settle and scored from the game's first piece of quality football .

Sports Cavaliers 87-79 Celtics: LeBron advances to eighth-straight Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers 87-79 Celtics: LeBron advances to eighth-straight Finals

ESPN is included in the Hulu Live TV package along with many other great cable and local channels, so you'll be able to quickly join in time to watch the Cavs Celtics Game 7 series finale online . Boston wound up shooting 34.1 percent from the floor, including 17.9 percent from 3-point range (7 of 39). JR Smith canned some key three-pointers on the night - finishing with 12 points on 3-of-8 shooting from long-range, adding four boards, a steal and a blocked shot.

Sports ICC says TV channel not co-operating on corruption probe
Author: 0 ICC says TV channel not co-operating on corruption probe

Moving on to the matter of getting high-profile worldwide cricketers involved with an instant splurge of money, he said, "If you have it, you will do anything". The Pakistani batsman, who is the youngest player to have played Test cricket , is seen sitting in the same room in which former Indian domestic cricketer - Robin Morris from Mumbai - talks about facilitating spot-fixing in T20 tournaments.

Sports Rockets: 3 positive takeaways from blowout loss in Game 6
Author: 0 Rockets: 3 positive takeaways from blowout loss in Game 6

Kevin Durant contributed 23 points for the Warriors , who haven't been in a Game 7 since the 2016 NBA Finals against Cleveland, a game the Cavaliers won to deny Golden State back-to-back titles. Tucker, while the Warriors more often depict the regal champs, basketball royalty epitomized by Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. "I have no clue why our team is like this", Kerr said.

Sports Bulpett: LeBron James not ready to head into offseason, uncertain future
Author: 0 Bulpett: LeBron James not ready to head into offseason, uncertain future

Irving asked for a trade at the end of last season and joined the Celtics prior to the start of the current campaign. "To do what we want to do we still have to beat this team one more time", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. "That guy amazes me every night", Hill said. You go through the playoffs and you have to guard Giannis, Ben Simmons and Kevin Love . "We need him to be big and he was big".

Sports Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7
Author: 0 Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7

They led by 10 points at halftime, 61-51. The fact that he's averaged 25.1 and 26.4 points per game in two regular seasons with Curry, Thompson, and Green by his side only adds onto the significance of his success. We all have a job to do and that's go out and try to play the best we can. On Saturday when the Rockets were being blown out in Oakland, the Astros were dropping a game to the Indians in Cleveland.

Sports Shane Watson masterclass seals third IPL title for Super Kings
Author: 0 Shane Watson masterclass seals third IPL title for Super Kings

He started off with a dot but followed up with a cover-driven four, a hat-trick of sixes and ended with a steer through third-man. He has made rapid strides since making his worldwide debut in October 2015 as a 17-year-old, in February becoming the youngest to top the global Cricket Council's rankings for bowlers in the Twenty20 and 50-overs format.