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The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound on Thursday to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . The sailors escaped unharmed but the boat suffered extensive damage, leaving the shore crew with a massive job to get Aotearoa back on the water for racing tomorrow.
  • Adam Lallana features in England defeat in France

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    The visitors could not hold on to an early lead by Harry Kane and ended up losing despite the hosts playing most of the second half with 10 men at the Stade de France . When England and France met previously in November 2015 at Wembley, the match came in the aftermath of a series of co-ordinated terror attacks in Paris that left 130 dead and hundreds wounded.
  • 10-man France down England in lively friendly

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    It was never enough. France were rattled briefly but soon took advantage of their opponents' lack of ruthlessness, which will need to be rectified by Southgate if they are to have any hope of success in Russian Federation next year. Giroud leapt to meet Lemar's searching free-kick and Heaton could only shovel his header back in front of goal for Umtiti to pounce. The debutant did well to push it out but the ball fell to Samuel Umtiti , who turned it in.
  • The Cristiano Ronaldo 'Saga' Appears To Be Over Already

    The Cristiano Ronaldo 'Saga' Appears To Be Over Already

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    In the wake of yet another highly successful season, the 32-year-old striker has seen his reputation soured by a tax fraud investigation, and there have been questions of whether or not Real Madrid will move him elsewhere. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. Spanish authorities accuse Ronaldo of evading €14.7 million (RM70 million) in tax and he has been summoned to appear in court next month in Madrid.
  • Andre Ward Knocks Out Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Belts

    Andre Ward Knocks Out Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Belts

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    Ward's trainer Virgil Hunter proclaimed, "I told them (the media) that I only trained Andre for the knockout twice". "If you look at the end of the fight I walked around the ring with my hand raised". What Kovalev , of Russian Federation, needs to do is figure out how to get through Ward's defense, period. 'How much more hurt was he than Ward in round two last fight.
  • LA trying to get additional first-round pick

    LA trying to get additional first-round pick

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    It is all but official that the 76ers will take Fultz with the first pick in the NBA Draft , but who do the Lakers take next? But the cool, calm, and collected son of LaVar Ball doesn't give any hints that he knows where he is going, despite the trade and virtually all mock drafts .
  • Big Baller Brand takes center stage at National Basketball Association draft

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    He led the nation with 7.7 assists per game while quarterbacking the highest-scoring offence in Division I, and he scored consistently despite an unorthodox shot. The Lakers also don't appear concerned by LaVar Ball, the family patriarch with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons.
  • Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup

    Portugal's Probable Starting XI vs New Zealand - Confederations Cup

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    After Herrera's introduction, Javier Aquino forced New Zealand keeper Stefan Marinovic into a left-handed save, before Giovani dos Santos fired over. This is the first time in the history of Federation Internationale de Football Association when a player was escorted by a disabled child. However, having been already eliminated from the competition, New Zealand have no reason to rest players.
  • Fultz projected first overall pick in NBA Draft

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    If the talent we saw during his one year stay at Washington was any indication, Fultz's arrival could signify the culminating point for years of intentional asset accumulation. Even before being drafted, Fultz said that he was looking forward to the opportunity to play with the Sixers . And if the Lakers do draft Ball, what does that mean for the player who is the team's current "point guard of the future", D'Angelo Russell? LaVar Ball then declared Lonzo would take the Lakers to the ...
  • Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

    Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

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    Mexican media said the chant was also heard at matches at home to Honduras and the United States earlier this month, although Federation Internationale de Football Association could not immediately reached for comment on whether disciplinary proceedings had been opened in those cases.
  • Projections for the Golden Knights in 2017-18

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    After New Jersey makes its pick — Shero said the Devils know who they are going to take, but he was keeping that to himself for now — Philadelphia, Dallas, Colorado and Vancouver round out the top five. Instead, they selected Ducks defenceman Clayton Stoner . The fourth-round pick could add even more value. Florida Panthers: Florida made some questionable decisions when it opted to protect eight skaters and a goaltender rather than seven forwards, three defensemen and a goaltender.