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Auto rams into police vehicle on Champ-Elysees in Paris

Noemie Pfister, walking with her infant child and a friend, said she saw a auto fly past a column of police vans, then fishtail. "The police acted very quickly". French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, meanwhile, told reporters there were enough explosives in the vehicle "to allow him to blow up this auto..." Police issued ongoing updates on Twitter warning people to avoid the area. Read More »

All Blacks, Lions to clash in Auckland


Let us know what you think in the comments. Murray stopped himself a couple of times from predicting a victory in what will be the biggest game of his career and, asked whether the Lions would have a few surprises for the All Blacks on Saturday, his voice dropped to a whisper. Read More »

All Blacks, Lions to clash in Auckland


Let us know what you think in the comments. Murray stopped himself a couple of times from predicting a victory in what will be the biggest game of his career and, asked whether the Lions would have a few surprises for the All Blacks on Saturday, his voice dropped to a whisper. Read More »

Brooks Koepka wins the easiest US Open in history


Koepka won the US Open by four shots, closing with a five-under 67 at Erin Hills to triumph with a record-tying 16-under total, reaching the pinnacle of a professional journey that began five years ago on Europe's secondary Challenge Tour. Read More »

Boston to rename street after retired slugger Ortiz


I grew up with him as a member of the Red Sox for most of my life. Bobby Doerr and Joe Cronin waited 37 years, and Carlton Fisk and Jim Rice 20. Since his retirement, Ortiz has intentionally kept his distance from the Red Sox, rarely coming to Fenway Park and not setting foot in the clubhouse in order to avoid being a distraction. Read More »

Record 16 freshmen picked in 1st round of draft


We have already coveredhow the Sixers fared at the 2017 NBA Draft , but let's take a look at some of the major trades and rumors from around the rest of the league and they could affect the Sixers. Fultz would join last year's number one pick Ben Simmons and Rookie of the Year candidate Joel Embiid . After going a combined 75-253 over the past four seasons, the Sixers are exploding with excitement about the future after trading up to acquire the top pick to take Fultz. Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain set to bid £60m for Manchester City striker Agüero


Such is PSG's belief in Aguero's ability they are also reported to have offered to build their team around the forward. The Parisians, who lost their Ligue 1 crown last season for the first time four years, are ready to focus their efforts on signing the 29-year-old as they become increasingly resigned to missing out on number one target Kylian Mbappe, who has yet to reveal whether or not he will stay at champions Monaco this summer. Read More »

Daley says he has no problems with Origin refereeing performance

They looked slicker with Slater and Thurston in the backline, and after the ball passed through the hands of Darius Boyd, debutant Valentine Holmes crossed in the corner. "There's boys in this team that have been together for over 10 years, I'm one of the new guys that has come in but they make you feel welcome". Josh McGuire burst through two tackles on a charge from inside his own half before finding Cooper Cronk and two wonderful inside passes, from the half-back and Will Chambers, set ... Read More »

First blood to New Zealand in opening Test over British Lions


Steve Hansen's men flooded forward in waves after black waves and the Lions were doing their best to hang on, but it ultimately proved fruitless as the home side won the match 30-15. "We're just going to have to make sure that if they employ those tactics next week we're much more effective at negating the momentum they created". Read More »

Bottas remains uncertain about Mercedes

Despite his impressive start to life at the world champions, speculation about whether he will remain Lewis Hamilton's teammate next season continues, with Wolff admitting Bottas is not in an easy situation . Bottas expects discussions over his 2018 contract to commence shortly, though stressed that there is no pressing need to resolve matters. Asked if, given the choice, he would re-sign, he laughed and said: "Yeah, of course". Read More »

Saina, Sindhu crash out of Australia Open quarters


Srikanth made it to the semi-finals with a 25-23, 21-17 win in a match that lasted for 43 minutes. Saina Nehwal lost to sixth seeded Chinese shuttler Sun Yu, 17-21, 21-10, 17-21, to bow out of the tournament as well. Praneeth pulled away with four consecutive points after that point, but Srikanth again fought back to take a 20-17 lead, before the former drew level again, to take the game into a tie-breaker. Read More »

Petra Kvitova reaches semifinals at Aegon Classic


Reprieved, Gavrilova stormed to a 6-0 in the tiebreak - and then needed five set points to clinch it. First, Mladenovic double-faulted going for 4-1 in the tiebreak and when she was serving at match point down at 5-6 Kvitova's widish-looking service return took a net cord, lurched into court and fell dead. Read More »

Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

The Ferraris and the Red Bulls were quick on to the track, but a Mercedes was the quickest around it - Lewis Hamilton leading the way. Bottas's teammate, Hamilton, said in Baku: "I honestly think he has earned his place with us". Although his Ferrari team managed to resolve the failure in time for qualifying, Vettel was only fourth and 1.3 secs slower than Hamilton. During last year's Baku qualifying, Bottas, then with Williams , registered the highest speed ever recorded in a ... Read More »

F1: Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

Verstappen did manage to finish top of the pile at the end of second practice, clocking a quickest time of 1:43.362, but he also ended up in the barrier at Turn 1 after hitting the wall, putting a slight dampener on his performance. "It was very scrappy, I had a hard day and it was hard to get the tyres to work". After securing a podium at this circuit previous year, Sergio Perez put Force India in the mix in first practice with the fourth fastest time , but ended his session early when ... Read More »

Formula 1 in Baku organized very well: German tourist


Fresh from a week off, the drivers are now in Azerbaijan for the previously named European Grand Prix in Baku. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel finished fourth and fifth in practice, respectively, while Hamilton could only manage 10. Read More »

Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Brady, Rodgers

The press conference included statements from Magic Johnson , Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, and Lonzo Ball . With Mozgov's contract off the books and additional moves planned in the ensuing months, Johnson and Pelinka intend to clear enough cap room for the Lakers to add two free agents on maximum contracts next summer. Read More »

Russell to test for Mercedes


Regular drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas took part in Mercedes' first in-season testing in Barcelona in April, but F1 regulations mean a rookie driver must be behind the wheel in Budapest. "I've probably driven more virtual laps than anyone else with this auto so it's going to be incredible to drive it in reality!" "My biggest priority is to do a good job for the team, to tick off the items on the engineers' programme and make sure we get the most out of the vehicle and our running ... Read More »

Roberto Mancini (Zénith Saint-Petersbourg) s'intéresse au Parisien Lorenzo Callegari


Alors que son entourage a plusieurs fois mis la pression sur la direction parisienne, un départ est envisagé cet été. Roberto Mancini , le nouvel entraîneur du Zénith Saint-Petersbourg, souhaite recruter Lorenzo Callegari . Ce dernier, jamais utilisé cette saison en matches officiels et qui figure toujours sur les tablettes du Genoa et de Malaga, serait lui séduit par la perspective de travailler sous les ordres d'un entraîneur italien. Read More »

Lions shine in Chiefs victory

The British and Irish Lions are now six games deep into their tour of New Zealand and with the first Test against the All Blacks looming, the tourists are in rude health and look ready take on the might of the world champions. If I got anywhere near it, it would be unbelievable". Probably not. That both ended up playing 80 minutes with Elliot Daly replaced after the hour suggests it is he who is in the mix to be on the bench alongside Jonathan Joseph for the first Test. Read More »

Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud

The fraud was committed between 2011 and 2014 via two companies located in the Virgin Islands and Ireland, announced a Spanish court. The Red Devils were also thought to be keen on signing striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid . Ronaldo is again being heavily linked with a move to United after being accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities . They say that in 2010, Ronaldo set up a company to manage his image rights in the British Virgin Islands but then transferred those rights ... Read More »

Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

They paid Dollars $500 million for the privilege - more than six times what the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets paid in 2000 and 250 times the $2 million shelled out by the six teams in the Original Expansion of 1967 - but the Golden Knights stand to become the most competitive expansion franchise in National Hockey League history on the strength of the bullish terms they negotiated two years ago. Read More »

New Zealand beat Sir Ben Ainslie's British team in America's Cup semi

The last encounter of the day between the Swedish and Japanese teams was decided by a penalty call near the end of race, when Japan's skipper Dean Barker was judged not to have given Nathan Outteridge enough room around a mark. Race officials later said Artemis shouldn't have been penalized. Iain Jensen and Nathan Outteridge after winning silver in the 49er class at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Read More »