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Australia thrashed New Zealand by 87 runs to qualify for the semi-finals from Group A in the ICC Champions Trophy here at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday. "We want to win, to keep our momentum going no matter who we are playing, but it is nice to know that would be the outcome if we did win". Adil Rashid was restored to the team here in place of the injured Chris Woakes and the leg-spinner was impressive, taking two for 47 from his 10 overs.
  • Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Finals Win, Praised His Defense

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    On Monday night, the Warriors won the NBA Finals with a 129-120 win against the Cavaliers , but it was Kevin Durant's mother, Wanda Durant , who stole the show in the celebrations afterward. "We did it together", said Durant, a first-time champion. After shooting 55.6 percent and contributing 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists to the five-game domination, he now has a new title.
  • Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan

    Bairstow 'a chance' to replace Roy - Morgan

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    Despite staunch backing from the team management, especially skipper Eoin Morgan, Roy has struggled to make any notable contribution in his three innings at the Champions Trophy so far, getting out for scores of 1,13 and 4 against Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia respectively.
  • Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

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    Though Curry is nearly certainly returning to Golden State, how much money he returns for can impact the other roster moves the Warriors are able to make. With a championship in any major professional sport, it usually comes with a trip to the White House in Washington D.C.to be congratulated by the president of the United States, who now is Donald Trump .
  • United signs Sweden defender Lindelof from Benfica

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    The 35-year-old striker agreed a one-year contract with the English club , with an option for second season on arrival last summer. Larsson added: "I have been so impressed by him whenever I have played with him". Lindelof is now expected to line-up alongside Eric Bailly in the middle of defence next season after developing in to one of the best centre-backs in Portuguese football during his time with Benfica .
  • Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey

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    Comey , a veteran career official at the FBI who was well respected by both Democrats, Republicans, and nearly every public servant he has worked with, put his name, his credibility, his honor and perhaps even his freedom on the line, when he told the committee that Trump had been lying, and that he was asked by the president to drop the Flynn investigation.
  • Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title

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    But in an interview with TMZ after yesterday's final at Oakland , The Game didn't hold back, saying the defeat to Warriors has tarnished LeBron James' playoffs legacy puts MJ and Kobe Bryant ahead of him FOREVER. But Durant was quick to congratulate last year's champions. Cleveland got off to a fast start and built a 41-33 lead on a dunk by James early in the second quarter.
  • LeBron James says he never played for a 'super team.' Really?

    LeBron James says he never played for a 'super team.' Really?

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    Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title. The two teams have contested the past three finals. But instead of celebrating Golden State's greatness, former players are poking holes in the Warriors' historic achievements.
  • Steve Kerr stated plan to decline White House invitation

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    But in the immediate aftermath of the Cavaliers' loss to the Warriors , LeBron-who became the first player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double during the Finals this year-didn't spend too much time talking about the future.