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AUSTRALIA has to beat Bangladesh handsomely on Monday to stay in the Champions Trophy hunt after Friday's wash-out with New Zealand . Smith's side now need to beat hosts England in their final group match , in Birmingham, on Saturday to progress to the semi-finals.
  • Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

    Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

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    To come back from 2-1 down with the whole stadium bouncing and the memories that might have brought for the team, they put that to one side and they came through it. "Then, most importantly for me, heading into injury-time 2-1 down, I don't see anyone sink to their knees, I don't see anyone hit the floor". "But we played a team with five at the back, tried to frustrate which is understandable from their point of view".
  • Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22

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    However, the Highlanders hit back with a try through hooker Liam Coltman from a driving lineout, which was followed by Banks' victor with five minutes remaining after a brilliant scrum won them the penalty . All Blacks winger Waisake Naholo and hooker Liam Coltman scored tries while fly-half Lima Sopoaga slotted a conversion and two penalties for the hosts.
  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Sri Lanka Vs South Africa

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    Tharanga reached his fifty off 59 deliveries but fell soon after as Sri Lanka were bowled for 203 runs in 41.3 overs despite a good solid effort from Kusal Perera (44 not out). Upul Tharanga suspended for two of the upcoming Champions Trophy match . Tharanga pleaded guilty, so there was no formal hearing. Slow left-armer Keshav Maharaj deputised effectively but will be understudy once more against Sri Lanka .
  • Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

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    That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with the Oklahoma City Thunder . For James , already a three-times champion, the loss puts him in rare - but not ideal - company as only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals.
  • Doubts over my future drove me on, says Nadal

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    He took the sole second place on the all-time list among men's players for most Grand Slam titles won with his 15th trophy of career. Federer is a little ahead by winning 18 tournaments. Nadal had not enjoyed grand slam success since 2014, having battled a succession of injury problems in recent years. She is taking the rest of this year off because she is pregnant.
  • McGregor fight had possible August 26th date?

    McGregor fight had possible August 26th date?

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    While McGregor has already agreed to terms, talks with Mayweather's camp and Showtime - the fight's proposed pay-per-view broadcaster - have yet to conclude. There's since been a ton of speculation that Mayweather was targeting that date for his fight with McGregor. But Mayweather has never fought in that arena and might feel more comfortable at the MGM's Grand Garden Arena.
  • Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal

    Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal

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    Following his breakthrough from Real Madrid Castilla and four seasons with the Blancos first team, Morata went on to claim five major trophies with the Turin side - including consecutive Scudettos - and helped Max Allegri's side to the 2015 Champions League final.
  • Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

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    Yankees: CC Sabathia (7-2, 3.66 ERA) has won five consecutive starts, all of them coming after a NY loss. Per Statcast, he is responsible for the four hardest hit baseballs this season, five of the top six, and nine of the top 15. This is what they came to see in person, after all. "There'll be better days". Montgomery struck out a career-high eight batters. "It was just unacceptable on my part".
  • Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

    Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

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    The rest of his teammates might not have even been in the same city. We know historically that the teams that generally get the better end of the shot or chance volume will end up winning games. "We continued to do that". The Predators goalie, who gave up two goals in as many games in Nashville, surrended two goals in his first six minutes Thursday.
  • Warriors back as National Basketball Association champions

    Warriors back as National Basketball Association champions

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    Durant scored 39 points for the Warriors, while Steph Curry added 34 points. "There were 55 second left and I realized, 'We're going to win!' " Durant said. Golden State answered with a game-turning 27-4 run, slam dunks by Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green and three Durant 3-pointers spicing the spurt that produced a 60-45 Warriors lead.