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England's chase of 306 is the first successful 300-plus chase in the tournament's history. Tamim's ninth hundred in ODI cricket was met with a large roar by a sizeable Bangladesh crowd at The Oval , and going into the final six overs of the innings, the team in green looked set for 320 and over.
  • Roberto Mancini takes over as Zenit St Petersburg manager

    Roberto Mancini takes over as Zenit St Petersburg manager

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    Petersburg and wishes him all the best as head coach of the blue-white-sky blue!" Mancini described his first job since leaving Inter Milan last August as "a new adventure" in comments on Twitter on Thursday. Mancini joins amid a broader shake-up at Zenit, with a new chief executive and other changes of key backroom staff. Mancini, who memorably led Man City to the Premier League title in 2012, was recently linked with a return to England with West Ham and Crystal Palace , but the ...
  • Austin Rivers fires back following Glen Davis comments

    Austin Rivers fires back following Glen Davis comments

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    Bleacher Report recently reported team sources saying that the Clippers had some resentment toward Rivers because he was being favored by his coach, and father, Doc Rivers. On " Undisputed ", Rivers, well, disputed the notion that questions of nepotism were an issue for the Clippers. I don't especially care to spend my time talking about things that have nothing to do with basketball, like off-court scandals or arguments.
  • Gatland stresses team harmony in Lions selections

    Gatland stresses team harmony in Lions selections

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    The opening test against the world champions is at Eden Park on June 24 and while Warburton was keen for his side to play attractive rugby on the tour, winning was their main focus. "I have quite happily moved on from that part of my life and am enjoying coaching". "I'm sure, in this room, a lot of us are going to disagree over who should be picked and who should be starting in certain positions because hopefully we do have a lot of choice, because a lot of players have been putting ...
  • Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

    Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

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    The Predators have outshot the defending Stanley Cup champions by a 64-39 margin through two games, but have nothing to show for it because Rinne couldn't make a save. He said he sprayed the fish with cologne and body spray, packed it in a cooler, and sneaked it into the arena by stuffing it down his trousers between two layers of regular and compression underwear - having tested the method by wearing the fish at his in-law's home for 20 minutes without them suspecting anything.
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    The only other player to win 10 or more titles at a single Grand Slam is Margaret Court, who won 11 Australian Opens between 1960 and 1973. "Generally I felt better than the first round, so that's exactly what I wanted", said Djokovic after the match.
  • Hamilton: Clear Ferrari are favouring Vettel

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    Vettel resumed ahead of his colleague and was able to control proceedings and take the chequered flag, opening up a 25-point lead over Hamilton in the drivers' championship. Verstappen took advantage of the pause to pit for fresh ultra-soft tyres before, when the action resumed after 66 laps, the final chase, and battle of attrition, began.
  • Round One exits for Kerber, Erakovic at Roland-Garros

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    Nearly five months after the incident, Kvitova made an impressive return to court as she looked sharp and eager in her 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round of the French Open . After winning the opening set, Evans went down 5-7 6-4 6-3 6-1 in sweltering conditions in the French capital. The motivation I had today was awesome - and I really just didn't want to lose.
  • British and Irish Lions squad announced for NZ tour opener

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    The book is structured as a chronological account of the tour, presented nearly as a round-table conversation, so that players of both sides debate who threw the first punch in the battle of X, or whether the sustained by Y and Z were the result of planned thuggery or the outcome of legitimate rucking.
  • Amir Khan wants Brook bout after Spence Jr takes title

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    Spence willingly traveled into the champion's backyard for the first world title fight of his pro career before a hostile sellout crowd of 27,000 at Bramall Lane, a soccer stadium that was hosting just its third boxing match in 162 years and first since 1984.
  • Upbeat Wawrinka wins ugly to get French Open campaign rolling

    Upbeat Wawrinka wins ugly to get French Open campaign rolling

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    PARIS Third seed Stan Wawrinka's launched his bid for a second French Open title with a slow start on Tuesday, toiling to find his rhythm before ultimately beating Slovak qualifier Jozef Kovalik 6-2 7-6 (6) 6-3. Svitolina converted all three break points and hit 25 winners to prevail 6-4, 6-3 over Yaroslava Shvedova, a two-time quarterfinalist in Paris . I won three grand slams the last three years.