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Moore and O'Brien dominate Royal Ascot on Friday

The Commonwealth Cup is a relatively new addition to the Royal Ascot programme and the distance suits O'Brien's charge perfectly, with five furlongs too sharp and the step up to a mile still unknown. William (Buick) got off and said it was a great race to ride in. The English and Irish 1000 Guineas victor Winter (4-9 favourite) took victory in the Coronation Stakes. Read More »

Confederations Cup Ronaldo Header Downs Hosts Russia

Little under 10 minutes into the second half, Raul Jimenez brought Mexico level and then Orile Peralta grabbed the victor with 18 minutes remaining. Almost all 22 players got involved in ugly clashes after the Kiwis decided not to stop play when Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was left injured after a clash with rival forward Chris Wood . Read More »

Le Canadien acquiert le défenseur David Schlemko

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C'est une belle ville de hockey et une très bonne équipe... "C'est une belle opportunité". Schlemko a obtenu 18 points la saison dernière en 62 rencontres. N'ayant jamais été repêché dans la Ligue nationale (LNH), l'ancien des Tigers de Medecine Hat dans la Ligue junior de l'Ouest revendique 87 points, dont 17 réalisations, en 360 parties du calendrier régulier de la LNH. Read More »

Sixers do as expected, select Markelle Fultz 1st overall

And that is how the commissioner Adam Silver opened this draft selection. The 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz on Thursday night with the No. The UCLA star was widely expected to be Hall of Fame team owner's Magic Johnson's big pick in the 1st round and could be the key to bringing back "Showtime" to Hollywood. Read More »

Timberwolves Deal For All Star

The Bulls selected Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 pick, and the Timberwolves took Creighton center Justin Patton at No. 16. "We're going to do it with young players we believe can play a system Fred is comfortable with". Read More »

Fultz selected first by 76ers in NBA Draft

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But Danny Ainge and the Boston front office weren't exactly enamored with Fultz , which allowed the Sixers to trade up to the top spot by combining a couple of valuable future picks that former general manager Sam Hinkie acquired from the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings as the sweetener to get the deal done. Read More »

76ers select UW's Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Throughout his freshman campaign in Westwood, Ball, a 6-foot-6, 190-pound point guard reared in Chino Hills by his outspoken father, LaVar, delivered the sort of flashy highlights - no-look passes, moonbeam 3-pointers and sky-walking slams - that the Lakers have always craved. Read More »

PSG forward Angel di Maria fined for Spanish tax fraud

Di Maria joined Real in the summer of 2010 from Benfica and left the Spanish giants for Manchester United four years later in what was a British record transfer fee of £59.7m. The sulking CR7 has been linked to Manchester United and other top clubs after reportedly threatening to leave Real and quit Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. Read More »

Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

Despite congressional refusal thus far, Trump has maintained that the wall, mentioned frequently during his electoral campaign previous year, will go ahead as planned. "I think we could make it look attractive, too", he added. Trump on Thursday slammed Mexico in a tweet emphasizing on his pledge to "build the wall". Read More »

Mourinho accused of Sh400 million tax fraud in Spain

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Lionel Messi , of Barcelona, was also accused of tax fraud to the value of £3.5m earlier this year, and was sentenced to 21 months in prison, though he is unlikely to face any jail time. The 54-year-old Portuguese, who coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, was accused of "two offences against the public treasury", the office said in a statement. Read More »

Twins endure team-record rain delay, 4:50, to play White Sox

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Watching movies. Just hanging out with the guys. He has a 16.39 ERA through 9.1 innings in his three starts. "I may be bored, so I wanted the game to start quick", he said. "There's no excuse. It's just I went out there and I was a little cautious instead of pitching my game". The left-hander used a nasty, biting curveball and a changeup that dropped off the edge along with sharp fastball command to keep Minnesota hitters off balance. Read More »

Chalon-sur-Saône s'impose face à la SIG Strasbourg

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Grâce à cette victoire (3-2 sur l'ensemble de la série), Chalon remporte son deuxième titre de champion national, après 2012, alors que la malédiction se poursuit à Strasbourg, qui perd sa cinquième finale consécutivement. Je vous l'ai déjà dit, vous pouvez écrire ce que vous voulez. La SIG a pourtant longtemps bataillé avec les Chalonnais, mais cela n'aura pas suffi. Read More »

Record 16 freshmen picked in first round of NBA draft

Denver Nuggets: Trey Lyles and the 24th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft (Tyler Lydon). Camerato also reports the Sixers expect to sell all their home games out. The Sacramento Kings entered the night with two first round picks (5 and 10), but flipped that 10th pick into the 15th and 20th following a trade with Portland. Read More »

Golden Knights trying to add to NHL Entry Draft arsenal

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The list of players protected from Wednesday's draft to stock the expansion Vegas Golden Knights is out, and conversely-and most importantly-the list of unprotected players. Defence (11 ) - Karl Alzner (Washington), Jack Johnson (Columbus), Dmitri Kulikov (Buffalo), Ben Lovejoy (New Jersey), Brayden McNabb (Los Angeles), Adam McQuaid (Boston), Marc Methot (Ottawa ) Griffin Reinhart (Edmonton), Marco Scandella (Minnesota), Trevor van Riemsdyk (Chicago), Sami Vatanen (Anaheim). Read More »

Trump Suggests Solar Wall on Southern Border

Unveiling his plan at a rally in Iowa , he said the solar panels would make the proposed 2,000 mile-long wall look "beautiful". "People know that President Trump has made it clear we're going to invest in border security, we're going to build a wall", Pence said. Read More »

Sauber drivers stunned by Kaltenborn exit

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Kaltenborn has left her role as team principal and CEO at Sauber by mutual consent and over "diverging views", a statement read from the team. The 46-year-old Kaltenborn joined Sauber in 2000 as head of its legal department and later became chief executive officer. Read More »

Mexico edge bad-tempered encounter with New Zealand

Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's first goal in four matches and only the third time they have scored at a Confederations Cup in four campaigns. After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica's Raul Jimenez and Peralta sealed the win. Read More »

FIFA give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination

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Hosts Russia kick off proceedings when they face New Zealand in St. Petersburg. The Confederations Cup is an global football tournament held every four years contested by the holders of each of the six (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC) regional championships, along with the FIFA World Cup holder and the host nation, Russia , bringing the total number of teams up to eight. Read More »

Dan Gilbert meets with Chauncey Billups for GM opening

The Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin have chose to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Like James said, Griffin was a huge part of the Cavs' championship run that fell second only to one of the best-constructed teams in National Basketball Association history. Read More »

76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick acquired from Celtics

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Boston then used the third overall pick to add small forward Jayson Tatum of Duke, one of the most polished scorers in college basketball. Makelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball went 1-2, as expected in Thursday night. Markelle Fultz won less than 30 percent of his games at Washington last season. He did manage to create a buzz. The Sixers , as expected, made University of Washington guard Fultz the No. Read More »

Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that are advising an anti-ISIS Syrian rebel group. According to Washington sources , the jet had bombed USA -backed forces. US officials said it remained uncertain as to who was operating the drones - Whether it was Shiite militia fighters, Syrian officers or Iranian advisers. Read More »