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The equation at the moment is pretty simple - both remaining games in Group B are knockout games, with all four teams on two points apiece. Earlier, an impressive bowling performance that was complemented by fantastic fielding effort, saw the holders skittle out South Africa for a paltry 191 in 44.3 overs after winning the toss .
  • Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5

    Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5

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    One that can't get back to the creature comforts of Smashville fast enough. Backup Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. Save for a pair of flurries (one at the end of the first period in Game 1, the other at the beginning of the third period in Game 2) Nashville has been every bit Pittsburgh's equal.
  • Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak

    Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak

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    Shehzad, who has been batting at the less-favoured position of No.6 in this tournament, said the Pakistan camp was still upbeat despite the hiding they copped at the hands of India . South Africa , the world's top-ranked ODI team, may need to beat defending champions India to advance to the semifinals after being stifled by a Pakistan side that showed much more energy and enthusiasm than the one beaten by 124 runs by India on Sunday.
  • Sir Ben Ainslie vows to return for another America's Cup mission

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    After the Kiwis reached match point, Oracle won eight straight races to retain the oldest trophy in global sports. "Then we realised that they had slowed down and when we went past them about a minute later it made a bit more sense". Ainslie, a successful Olympic sailor, got the better of Burling at the start, ensuring a clean run over the line. "These boats are turning quite quickly and in an effort to get crew up quite quickly out of the tack, we sprint across".
  • Gorman: Matt Murray saves Penguins in Game 2 victory

    Gorman: Matt Murray saves Penguins in Game 2 victory

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    Jake Guentzel scored 10 seconds into the third period to put Pittsburgh in front. Yesterday, he was charged with disrupting the hockey game, disorderly conduct, and using the dead catfish to commit the other two crimes. It hasn't been easy against Pittsburgh . Whereas Rinne could've chalked Game 1 up as bad luck or an off night, there's no hiding from his Game 2 performance.
  • Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

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    The Spaniard, now a 15-time Grand Slam victor, eased to victory in the French capital to the delight of those in attendance. Third seed Wawrinka, having beaten world number one Andy Murray with a majestic display of firepower in a gruelling semi-final, arrived full of hope as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972.
  • We are not lost, says Honda F1 head

    We are not lost, says Honda F1 head

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    Now in his role of the new sporting boss of Formula 1, the Englishman has revealed that he had offered help to Honda amidst threats from McLaren to end their partnership. "I think we're very committed to Honda as we sit here today". "As everyone knows we're now a few years into this", Brown said. "Of course, we are talking together, even this morning, and it's obvious we are frustrated with the current situation and are disappointed with our team result", said Hasegawa.
  • Penguins trending up, Predators down as Stanley Cup finale nears

    Penguins trending up, Predators down as Stanley Cup finale nears

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    Maatta's now-signature move of putting his back to a defender led to the first goal in Game 4. Per whowins.com, National Hockey League teams taking a 3-2 series lead in a Cup Final go on to lift the Cup 79.5 percent of the time. The Nashville netminder played terrific at home, letting in just two goals on 52 shots for a.961 save percentage. Rust beat Rinne to the glove side with a backhander a little more than five minutes later and Malkin made it 3-0 with 10.2 seconds left in the first ...
  • Kiwis reach match point in America's Cup challenger finals

    Kiwis reach match point in America's Cup challenger finals

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    Team New Zealand are one race away from an America's Cup Match berth against Team USA after securing a 4-2 lead over the Swedish syndicate in their challenger playoff final in Bermuda . But their penalty for veering outside the course boundary in the first race gave Peter Burling and company too large a lead, winning by 47 seconds.
  • Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas

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    Team owner Mario Andretti, driving, pulls out of pit road in a two seater as he gives Dallas Mavericks' Yogi Ferrell, rear seat, a spin around the oval at Texas Motor Speedway , Friday June 9, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. "When those guys do find their stride, they do become very, very competitive", Dixon said. "I was kind of working out in my head how I was going to get him over the line because he was kind of able to side draft me and be ahead on some laps, so it was really going to be an ...
  • Wenger in! Signs new two-year contract

    Wenger in! Signs new two-year contract

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    Wenger joined the club on 1 October 1996 and is now the longest-serving manager in the English football league. Henry is not surprised Wenger has extended but remains unconvinced if the decision was correct after seeing Arsenal endure their worst ever finish of fifth - 23 points behind title winners Chelsea .