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West London flats engulfed by enormous flames


A number of people have been killed. "I have seen people coming out in their bedclothes - it's just very distressing". The fire involved almost every floor of the 27-story building. Large pieces of debris could be seen falling from Grenfell Tower , a 1970s council block in the working-class north Kensington area - a short distance from chic Notting Hill . Read More »

French Open 2017: 'Incredible point!' - Defending champ Muguruza off to a flyer


Nadal's last French Open title came in 2014. Garbine Muguruza survived a tricky first hurdle to open her French Open title defence with a 6-2, 6-4 victory against the 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone . It would be a different story in this set as Paire grew into the contest and made it much harder work for his opponent. At one point there was a chance to catch up with old rival Boris Becker, the man he replaced as Djokovic's coach, that partnership producing six Grand Slam titles. Read More »

Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

With this defeat, James' Finals record fell to 3-5. He talked about coming to the West Coast and trying not only to assimilate in a team that had been to the two previous NBA Finals, but to help his accomplished teammates get better. Kerr coached the first two games of Golden State's first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in April but stepped away because he was experiencing complications from back surgery from two years ago. Read More »

Benfica's tribute to Manchester United-bound Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have reached an agreement to sign Swedish global centre-back Victor Lindelof from Benfica for 35 million euros, the Europa League champions announced on Saturday. This guy's coming in at £32m, £33m, can he do it? Lindelof, a 22-year-old center back, would become United's first signing of the offseason. Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. Read More »

Kevin Durant Is An NBA Champion So You Can Apologize Now

I was jittery". "I just wanted to come in there and just be me". "This was what we talked about this whole year", Curry said, "realizing this goal and understanding how important we both would be to the equation, along with our teammates, and learned a lot about each other going through this journey". Read More »

Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof


The Swede needs to undergo all the correct medical tests and gain global clearance before the deal can be confirmed, but that an agreement has been reached is a big step in the right direction. The 22-year-old is now away on global duty with the Sweden squad but the newspaper claims he will undergo his medical next week, presumably after the World Cup qualifier against Norway next Tuesday night. Read More »

Turmoil for IndyCar with the pack back at repaved Texas

With only eight of the 22 cars finishing the race, 12 of the non-finishing cars were forced out due to contact. But the end of the race didn't tell the story. Kanaan appeared to move up and touch James Hinchcliffe's vehicle, which careered into Mikhail Aleshin . Hinchcliffe was penalized, forcing him to come through pit road, putting him down a lap. Read More »

De Villiers to lead South Africa in T20 series v England

Chasing a lowly target of 192, the defending champions lost two wickets and crossed the line in just 38 overs. Whoever wins this clash will also reach the semi-finals, joining India , England and Bangladesh . Du Plessis cut to third man, set off, hesitated, set off and changed his mind again and dived back. But there is always room for improvement, always small points you can improve on. Read More »

Fury Replies Anthony Joshua


Have you read Trendiee Today? British fighter Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April to add the WBA belt to his IBF title. "If Klitschko does want another fight, I have had a number of offers from other venues, meaning that there is a lot of big money for the fight out there if he wants it", said Hearn. Read More »

Ostapenko wins first major title at Roland Garros

And No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber is in a serious slump, including a first-round exit at the French Open . "All the credit for what you've done. Enjoy it be happy and keep it going because you're like a kid", she said. Fellow multiple Slam winners Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka will be at Wimbledon. Before arriving in Paris , she had prize earnings of $1,288,260 for her whole career. Read More »

Abraham to decide Chelsea future after U-21 Euro


Tammy Abraham admits his Chelsea future is not certain but says talks will have to wait until after his U21 Euro 2017 campaign. Tammy Abraham has admitted he remains unsure which club he will play for next season as the Chelsea striker prepares to spearhead England Under-21's attempt to win the European Championships for the first time since 1984. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup parade 2017


It's unclear whether that scenario will repeat itself. And it's the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan , who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked. Crosby became the sixth multiple victor of the Conn Smythe Trophy since it was first handed out in 1965 and the third to win it in consecutive seasons, joining Philadelphia's Bernie Parent (1974 and 1975) and Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux (1991 and 1992). Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins - The New Dynasty On Sight?


Hainsey then handed it to 40-year-old Matt Cullen , who had two stints with the Hurricanes and is now likely to retire on top. Sadly, the refs saved the worst for last. The Conn Smythe Trophy victor and the obvious choice as runner up. The Penguins defence was made up of players who had never had a vote for the James Norris Memorial Trophy. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury waives no-movement clause

Fleury's no-movement clause allows him to be traded to 18 teams. The request indicates the Penguins will choose to protect Murray over Fleury. Marc-Andre Fleury waived his no-movement clause all the way back in February, playing the postseason knowing it would nearly surely be his last with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Read More »

Mandsaur violence: MP CM Chouhan to visit farmer's families today


Chouhan and his government were criticised by the Opposition for not visiting the families, and for rather choosing a "pre-scripted" indefinite fast for restoration of peace in the state. The state government yesterday sanctioned financial aid of Rs 1 crore each to the families of the six farmers killed during the violent stir by peasants in Mandsaur. Read More »

Warriors come back to win game three in Cleveland


The Cavaliers are all but certain to lose this series, and James' legion of critics will harp on the fact that his NBA Finals record will then be 3-5. James understood the potential of this Golden State goliath with more firepower than perhaps anything the National Basketball Association has seen before. Read More »

Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud


State prosecutors accused global soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's revenue offices of $16.5 million in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. It alleged that it was a "voluntary" failure to adhere to Spain's tax laws. The accusations were based on a report from Spain's tax agency, it said. Last month, tax officials said he paid all his tax declarations in addition to an extra €6m in 2014. Read More »

The Warriors supposedly voted to boycott a Trump White House visit

The Warriors themselves seemed to finally put the issue to rest, sending out a press release saying the team had not even been invited to the White House yet and would make a decision once they had. "Trump couldn't be more ill-suited to be president, because he's a blowhard", Kerr told reporters in May. Honestly, I'm just going to go and enjoy the moment, just take it all in. Read More »

Warburton to Captain Lions against Highlanders


That's why I'm not singling people out. With Murray seemingly nailed on after his superb showing against the Crusaders and Webb's pace and danger in broken field seemingly locking him in to back up Murray as a potential impact sub Greig Laidlaw seems destined to spend the rest of the tour as a midweek player only. Read More »

Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy


AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck of his one-day global career. The victor of the bout was decided via Duckworth and Lewis calculation and Pakistan's Hasan Ali was named man of the match . Quinton de Kock then missed an attempted sweep off Mohammad Hafeez to be plumb lbw for 33 while the largely pro-Pakistan crowd were in ... Read More »

The Golden State Warriors Will Skip Trump White House Visit

Perhaps all summer long. Basketball's off-season is here, a draft and free agency loom, and for the second time in three years everyone is chasing the Warriors . An unbelievable feeling for him, an unbelievable feeling for me and an unbelievable feeling for the team . It's not about who scored what. The capacity crowd, most dressed in Warrior gold T-shirts, cheered and sang along with the tune "We Are The Champions" as confetti fell. Read More »