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F1 | Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Vettel leads overall

Ferrari star Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-go penalty for " dangerous driving " after he deliberately drove into Hamilton s Mercedes while both were following the safety auto. The German hit Hamilton from the side, acting furiously because of the previous move. Under the safety vehicle, then race-leader Hamilton slowed suddenly and the following Vettel could not avoid making contact from behind. Read More »

Kevin Durant left his car to celebrate with fans outside Oracle Arena

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Durant averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks against the Cavs, and shot over 55 percent from the field, over 47 percent from deep and just under 93 percent from the free throw line. This is my third year here, and we haven't won every game. James would get his revenge when the Cavs came back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the 2016 season. Read More »

Vunipola: British and Irish Lions looking for more

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Time and time again those in red put their bodies on the line. "I thought in defence we were aggressive". The big problem for the Lions remained their inability to finish. Flanker O'Mahony turned in an excellent display in a hugely impressive Lions back-row unit. 'I don't think it's a pressure situation, it's a group that needs to keep on building and the message to the boys this morning about Tuesday is we're building our plan, the things that we do behind the scenes as well as what ... Read More »

Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern

Vidal, who knows Sanchez well from their time in in the global set-up, has already talked up the merits of Bayern . The 28-year-old became Chile's record goal-scorer after netting his 41st goal on Thursday night in a 1-1 draw with world champions Germany in the Confederations Cup. Read More »

Peter O'Mahony to captain Lions against Maori All Blacks

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Tour captain Sam Warburton returned from ankle trouble to start the Dunedin defeat to the Highlanders , as he steps up his bid to be ready for the three-Test All Blacks series. The Maori All Blacks have selected nine New Zealand internationals in a strong side for Saturday's clash with the British and Irish Lions . The challenge for them is to repeat it. Read More »

Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency

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India-Pakistan rivalry on a cricket field isn't an unknown affair and advertisement campaigns like "Mauka Mauka", "Sabse bada moh" had earlier been launched to get more attraction to this rivalry. The team was ranked eighth and last out of all playing teams at the beginning of the tournament. Following the arrests, security was ramped up to calm rising tensions. Read More »

"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Jose Mourinho - one of the most successful managers of the last 20 years - has been accused of defrauding Spanish tax authorities of $3.6 million during his time as Real Madrid boss. The two overlapped at Real Madrid from 2010-2013, winning one La Liga title and a Copa del Rey. "The Spanish government, at the time and through the revenue service, confirmed with a certificate that they had reviewed the situation and that we were up to date with our tax obligations", Gestifute said. Read More »

Jordan Spieth leads after three rounds at PGA Travelers Championship

But Spieth turned the tide in a flash. Charley Hoffman briefly went moved on top, but Spieth then salvaged the round and regained the lead with birdies on three of his final four holes. Thomas missed the cut at the tournament. "For the bunker shot to go in, that was awesome", Spieth said. "Jordan does Jordan things", Berger said. Read More »

Harrington still in the hunt at the Travelers Championship

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McIlroy endured a tougher evening as he struggled to follow up his first round of 67 with a 73 - to make the cut by one shot. Not many guys could hit that bunker shot he hit on 18 [in regulation] after he hit that second shot. The four-time major victor shot a six-under 64 in to finish the tournament tied for 17th at six under. "There was a tiny bit of drizzle and maybe a little bit of surface water". Read More »

Stroll defies critics with impressive podium in Azerbaijan

A fortnight after breaking his F1 points duck with ninth on home ground in Montreal, Williams's rookie signing kept his composure in a insane Baku race to finish third - only losing second to recovering Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in a photo-finish over the line. Read More »

Germany beats Cameroon to set up a semi-final clash with Mexico

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Germany progressed to the Confederations Cup semifinals as Group B winners after a 3-1 victory over Cameroon . But the world champions broke the deadlock when Draxler exchanged passes with Demirbay, who blasted past Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa from distance on 48 minutes. Read More »

Jordan Thompson celebrates 'definitely the biggest win of my career'

Raonic finished as Queen s and Wimbledon runner-up a year ago, but the Canadian s hopes of another strong showing on grass were wrecked by Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis s 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (10/8) triumph. "That's always been the case for me". His defeat ended a 17-match win streak in London covering Queen's , Wimbledon and the year-end finals. I wouldn't have thought so because he has played very well in much hotter weather than we saw, so I don't think that would've been ... Read More »

NHL: Fleury, Knights want to win now

Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard , who had a 2.98 goals-against average in 50 games last season, was the first player announced for the Golden Knights . Nolan Patrick could have been the first overall pick if he wasn't injured this season . Marc-Andre Fleury was next to speak. As it stands, the numbers confirm the Golden Knights might not be very competitive out of the gate. Read More »

Criticism was 'noise' says Stroll after podium

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The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix has successfully wrapped up in Baku. A fortnight after breaking his F1 points duck with ninth on home ground in Montreal, Williams's rookie signing kept his composure in a insane Baku race to finish third - only losing second to recovering Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in a photo-finish over the line. Read More »

Preds Come Up Short, Pens Win Cup

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We just kept finding ways. The disallowed goal will be remembered in Nashville for a long time. Nashville lost for just the first time in regulation on home ice this postseason. When Nashville finally put one in the net, it didn't count. It ends the deepest playoff run in Predators history. Sheary finished his four-year collegiate career with 104 points on 38 goals and 66 assists, including 12 power-play tallies, three short-handed goals and three game winners. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

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Immediate questions arose and the mainstream media was quick to assume that not all was as meets the eye. The New York Islanders reportedly have made a deal in which the Knights will receive the Islanders' first-round draft pick (No. However, the price for those moves is steep. "We are now going through the process of trying to put the team together, we are still talking to clubs and we are hoping to do deals with clubs if they want to protect their rosters", he told reporters, ... Read More »

Lions' Nowell hits straps in Chiefs win

Discipline has been a problem for the Lions' midweek team on this tour and it reared its head again here early on. The Chiefs may have been weakened by All Blacks call-ups, but they were restricted to just two Stephen Donald penalties , both in the first half. Read More »

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Considering the centers that Philadelphia now maintains on their roster, it's nearly guaranteed that either Patrick or Hischier will be moved to the left wing. "The forward group is real strong", New Jersey general manager Ray Shero said. The top European club players are left winger Klim Kostin (Russia), center Elias Pettersson (Sweden) and center Lias Andersson (Sweden). Read More »

Astros hit 3 HRs, finish winning trip by beating Seattle 8-2

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Said Haniger, a low-key rookie whose next outburst on a baseball field will be his first: "I thought I got in, but I knew it was bang-bang, really close". Reliever Will Harris came in with runners at first and third. "They ended up making us pay for it". The Mariners are off Monday. "We are starting to get healthy, and we are in a good spot (at 39-39)". Read More »

Indian police arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in champions trophy final

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Police said that 15 villagers, who were also said to be chanting Pakistani slogans, were arrested and charged with sedition - punishable by life in prison - as well as criminal conspiracy. "We now have two years to identify a squad we want to take forward and give them enough game time ". Human Rights Watch has called on the Indian government to abolish its sedition laws, which are often used to target dissenters, human rights activists and those critical of the government. Read More »

Men's Round-Up: Gilles Muller through to Queen's semi-finals

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Lopez's serve often came to the rescue with 10 aces during the second set, the most important of which saved one of Cilic's two break points in the second game. "I would love to win this title". "It's tough to believe at 35 that I'm playing my best tennis, but I am". The 28-year-old progressed to the final after beating Gilles Muller 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in a hard-fought match. Read More »

All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind

Bhagwat has however clarified that he is not in the Presidential race. "We fully support Kovind. That is why Thackeray has expressed the party's position in such terms that it does not look too happy with the BJP choice, nor appears anti-Dalit", the Sena leader said . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes

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A spokeswoman for Gestifute , the agency that represents Ronaldo, declined to comment to Bloomberg. Gestifute said the company, Tollin, does not amount to an offshore structure for evading taxes and was established in 2004 when Ronaldo signed for Manchester United . Read More »

Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

Gatland believes the Lions can now push their tour onto new levels after securing a hugely-important and morale-boosting victory. With competitions for places in the Lions back-row fierce, the 28-year-old says he is not taking his place in the Test team for granted as he looks to prove his worth in the three remaining matches before they take on New Zealand , starting with the Highlanders clash this week. Read More »