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Srikanth will now either play reigning Olympic champion or two-time World champion and All England champion Chen Long or Korea's Lee Hyun II in the finals. Srikanth will now face Chinese Long tomorrow. But Srikanth came out of the trap in a brilliant fashion and stretched his lead to 11-8 at the break.
  • Mexico relishing chance to show their worth against Russia

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    Can the scrappy New Zealand All-Whites build on their aggressive, and impressive, performance in a 2-1 loss to Mexico , pulling off a shocking upset over the European Champions in their final 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A match? That's because Portugal need just one point to make sure they advance to the semifinal no matter what happens between Mexico and Russian Federation, and getting all three points in this match seems fairly likely considering that New Zealand are ...
  • Fire chief reopens debate over cause of deadly Portugal blaze

    Fire chief reopens debate over cause of deadly Portugal blaze

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    The wildfires in Portugal that killed more than 60 could have been started by arsonists rather than lightning, the head of the country's firefighters' association said Wednesday. He says a local woman told him she saw a plane crash in a fireball on Tuesday. Firefighters have struggled to gain complete control over the country's deadliest forest fire on record, which killed 64 people at the weekend.
  • Arsenal Great Robert Pires Wants Alexis Sanchez And Mesut Ozil Stay

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    Fresh deals for Sanchez and Ozil alone, would take the Gunners' wage bill well beyond those restrictions, should both agree terms on £280,000-per-week contracts. How good was Rafinha last season? "I'm a privileged man because I can still train with the first team. He knows that the most important thing when you manage a club like Arsenal is to win the Premier League".
  • Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Fight Is Really Happening

    Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Fight Is Really Happening

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    The pay-per-view match will take place on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mayweather weighed 146 pounds for his last fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. McGregor had recently obtained a boxing license in California, and is expected to get one in Nevada for a fight with Mayweather. Known for his devastating striking and highlight-reel knockouts, McGregor is also quick on his feet but few would back him to beat one of the most complete boxers of all time.
  • Big Orange gives Bell Gold Cup glory

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    It's pure, raw speed and this horse has that as well. Caravaggio was very good here, it is the first time he has ever been asked a serious question so he was a bit unsure when he got the message, but he's responded very well. Winter (4.20) has been so impressive in winning both the Newmarket and Irish Guineas' that she is impossible to oppose in the Coronation Stakes despite the fact that she has been kept very busy so far this term.
  • AB de Villiers says a major trophy for SAfrica 'feels close'

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    De Villiers, who took over as South Africa's limited-overs captain back in 2011, doesn't a have a good captaincy record in ICC events. You could nearly feel it - when AB De Villiers called wrong and lost the toss, with India putting South Africa into bat - the panic setting in.
  • Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

    Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

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    New Zealand's Confederation Cup is over, the All Whites finishing winless and bottom of their group after being outplayed 4-0 by Portugal in St Petersburg. Substitute, Nani , then wrapped up a comfortable win for Portugal in the 90th minute. That should set up a very tense fixture, particularly for a Russian Federation side bearing the weight of the hosts' expectations.
  • Tapwrit Takes the Belmont Stakes

    Tapwrit Takes the Belmont Stakes

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    His brother Irad captured last year's Belmont Stakes aboard Creator. Tapwrit capitalised on the absence of both the Kentucky Derby (2000m) and Preakness Stakes (1900m) winners to land the final leg of America's coveted three-year-old Triple Crown, the Group 1 Belmont Stakes (2400m), on Sunday.
  • Lewis Hamilton claims stunning Azerbaijan GP pole with last gasp effort

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    Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku previous year, when he clipped the barrier, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16. "I hadn't really thought about what we could do here, but I would say definitely yesterday we were at a bit of a loss as we started in the wrong place, and we had to make a lot of changes overnight".
  • Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel

    Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel

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    Team New Zealand twice defeated the Swedish syndicate in the qualifying phase. The Swedish team had a narrow lead as the two boats approached the fifth gate, but as Outteridge made his way from one side of their boat to the other, he slid over the edge and into the water.