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Gatland and the Lions continue to remain coy over the chances of Sexton and Owen Farrell forming a playmaking duo at fly-half and inside centre for the first Test on June 24. Replacements: K Owens, J McGrath, K Sinckler, I Henderson, S Warburton, G Laidlaw, O Farrell, E Daly. Warburton returned from a minor ankle injury to play over an hour in the midweek defeat by the Highlanders in Dunedin.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Rethinking Decision To Leave Real Madrid

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    The investigation was opened after the Spanish tax authorities informed the Public Prosecutor's Office about perceived discrepancies in the data, with a Madrid judge now set to determine the next stage of the process. The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. Last year, Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ...
  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

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    Ronaldo , who is now facing four charges of tax fraud in Spain , was reported to want to leave Real Madrid and Spain . The 32-year-old has been heavily linked with a return to Manchester United , while Paris Saint-Germain are also believed to have offered the player a huge contract.
  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup kicks off in Russia

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    Over the past five years, there have been numerous incidents of racism during matches in Russian Federation. While Russia defeated New Zealand in the Confederations Cup opener, many questions still surround their predictability. New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup, and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. Ten minutes before kickoff, both teams lined up in front of the main stand to listen speeches by Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino .
  • Alvaro Arbeloa: Former Liverpool and West Ham defender retires

    Alvaro Arbeloa: Former Liverpool and West Ham defender retires

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    Arbeloa spent the majority of his career at Liverpool and Real Madrid , with 95 appearances being made at the Premier League club between 2007 and 2009. Prior to Arbeloa's time at the Santiago Bernabeu, he made nearly 100 appearances for Liverpool between 2006 and 2009. Arbeloa made more than 150 appearances for Madrid in two stints at the club and is open to a return to the Bernabeu.
  • Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick in NBA draft

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    LaVar has made splashes all over the media landscape leading up to the draft, declaring his son is already better than Golden State's two-time MVP, Stephen Curry. 2 pick in the 2015 draft. I think clearly with Earvin's vision and just his persona, I think the organization is really taking on that positive joy that he seems to live with every day.
  • Champs Elysees evacuated after man killed in suspected terror attack

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    In the Champs Elysees area in Paris , the auto crashed into the van of the gendarmerie, and then caught fire. Police and security forces have been repeatedly attacked by extremists in France. "The auto contained weapons, explosives, enough to allow him to blow up this vehicle", Collomb said. "We were better off inside than outside", Chrystel said.
  • Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions

    Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions

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    With the first win in the bag, the All Blacks need to win one of the next two Tests in Wellington and again in Auckland to take the series. Our discipline wasn't where it should be, we conceded double figures in penalties. They were very, very direct how they came hard off nine and credit to them. "You get your result from the work you do throughout the week", Read said.
  • Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions in Auckland

    Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions in Auckland

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    Some people question the Lions' continued relevance in rugby union's professional era and on the sport's global calendar, but Farrell unsurprisingly is not among them, and their endearing quality is backed up by thousands of travelling fans who have been thronging Auckland since midweek, turning the city of sails into a sea of red.
  • David Ortiz demonstrates inner 50 Cent with first pitch

    David Ortiz demonstrates inner 50 Cent with first pitch

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    Ortiz's No. 34 will be retired in a ceremony p. Ortiz thanked everyone from his family and Red Sox owners to former teammates, his agents, and even the team's batboy. Ortiz asked for No. 34 when he arrived in Boston before the 2003 season because he wanted to honor Minnesota Twins great Kirby Puckett. Porcello will look to get untracked Friday at Fenway Park against the Angels.
  • It's Jayson Tatum to Celtics at No. 3 in draft

    It's Jayson Tatum to Celtics at No. 3 in draft

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    Fultz went to the 76ers, and Ball went to the Lakers . And while some people - among them, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver - may think the one-and-done system needs to be revamped, Calipari disagrees. There is a chance that lottery night next season is very interesting with the 2-5 landing spot that Boston has on that Lakers pick. The 19-year old Fultz, who is the club's 4th top overall pick, averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games last season for a ...