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Dozens of Wales football fans have reportedly donated blood to help a Serbian football fan injured during a fight. "We've just got to get a bit of mental sharpness back, I think we've got enough to touch those right buttons again". "His input was enormous". Aleksandar Mitrovic made the breakthrough with 17 minutes left, finishing calmly to give the hosts a point they more than deserved to reclaim their place at the top of Group D.
  • Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

    Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

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    The game gets worse as time goes on. The Warriors played it exactly when they needed to. It's weird how human evolution goes in reverse in sports. I'm thinking full mid-level of somewhere near $8 million a year or bust but who knows. They had it all - an unbridled pace, exquisite ballhandling and passing, remarkable shot-making, suffocating defense, and adept coaching. Was it Steph Curry's sophomoric squat after Durant's Game 3 dagger? This marked the first time that the same two teams met ...
  • Three-Peat? Penguins Favorites To Win 2018 Stanley Cup

    Three-Peat? Penguins Favorites To Win 2018 Stanley Cup

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    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville , Tenn. Check out the Predators' roster. Sissons and Filip Forsberg each hit the post in the third period. Defensemen Roman Josi, Ryan Ellis , P.K. Subban and Mattias Ekholm will all be between 26 and 28.
  • Champions Trophy: Lanka, Pak to play for semi-final spot at Cardiff

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    It was down to Sarfraz to lead from the front and the 30-year old made the most of two reprieves to steer Pakistan over the line alongwith important contribution from Amir. Given his recent run, there is a 100 for the taking vs Pakistan . Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez both fell to tame legside catches before Azhar's painstaking 34 ended when he fended at paceman Suranga Lakmal and Kusal Mendis held an awkward catch at a wide slip position.
  • NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup

    NHL: Penguins bring home second straight Stanley Cup

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    If they add the right pieces for next season, Nashville has a very solid chance of winning it all, Rinne just needs to stand on his head once again . Murray stoned Sissons on a breakaway later in the period, and he also denied Craig Smith on a breakaway. Another impressive feat is with his third Stanley Cup ring, Crosby has now passed Mario Lemieux for most by a Penguin, making him the new forever face of the franchise.
  • Hogg to miss remainder of Lions tour

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    He has promised to name his strongest team to date for game five of this 2017 tour, with a starting XV the head coach would be close to Test strength a week out form their first of three showdowns with world champions New Zealand. After a penalty apiece, All Black Waisake Naholo scored the first try after Malakai Fekitoa broke the Lions' defensive line and flanker Gareth Evans off-loaded as he was being crashed to the ground.
  • Hate crimes rose five per cent in 2015, here are some details

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    Toronto police Det. Scott Purches said the number of hate crimes in Toronto is fairly consistent from year to year. Statistics Canada defines a hate crime as any criminal activity "motivated by hatred" toward people based on their "race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, language, sex, age, mental or physical disability, among other factors".
  • Lions go down to narrow tour defeat

    Lions go down to narrow tour defeat

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    The Landers bench proved much stronger then the Lions and it was the hosts this time who dealt better with the pressure. The Lions' next tour match is against the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua on Saturday, with the first Test in Auckland a week later.
  • Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback

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    Grinder Luke Parkinson quickly jumped behind the wheel, but down to five crewmen, Artemis eased up as Kiwi skipper Peter Burling sailed off to victory. While SoftBank Team Japan is new to the America's Cup, Artemis Racing is one of the most established teams, backed financially by Tornqvist, the Swedish co-founder of oil trading giant Gunvor.
  • Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

    Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

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    The Brazilians, who lost to arch-rivals Argentina 1-0 in a friendly last week - coach Tite's first defeat after nine wins in charge - were in determined mood against Australia who must go back to the drawing board before leaving for Russian Federation.
  • Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

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    Murray and Lendl got back to basics in the week before the tournament - once Murray had got over his latest illness. Nine-time champion Rafa Nadal, who advanced when Pablo Carrena-Busta withdrew early in the second set of their clash with abdominal trouble, will play Austrian Dominic Thiem , who upset defending champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets.