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AB to undergo late fitness test for India

AB to undergo late fitness test for India

AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck o...

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Mellower Green playing Game 5 after 2016 ban

Annoyance over social-media posts. Refs have been issuing cheap techs for that exact move for as long as I've been alive and, sure enough, Marc Davis, positioned away from the action, but with a clear...

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Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

The French worldwide had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester for months, but after Atleti's transfer ban was upheld this week, the mood changed and it now appears as though he will remain in...

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Diddy tops Forbes list; 2016's No. 1 Taylor Swift drops to 49

Combs also sold a piece of his Sean John clothing line, which earned him $70 million, according to Forbes . Combs wasn't always number one. This year, she's fallen to the 49th spot with only...

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South Korea's Moon names former navy chief as defense minister

The US officials declined to name the entities being targeted. The topic of North Korea was raised by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on his visit to New Zealand last week, when he met with Pr...

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Aussies ready to send a pre-Ashes message to England

Aussies ready to send a pre-Ashes message to England

It looked bleak at The Oval with rain forcing the abandonment of Australia's ICC Champions Trophy pool match with Bangladesh . Four more overs needed to be played for a result to take place b...

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

So hitting and being physical and just everything they do to us in the first three games, we have to do that. Just the chance to sit courtside for the NBA Finals and potentially witness the first Ba...

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The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

Durant, who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history. The two teams also combined for 12 t...

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Overwhelming Favorite Warriors Win NBA Finals

That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City. Stephen Curry was outstanding for the Warriors, scoring 20 point...

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Warriors' Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Warriors' Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Cavaliers fans thought he was tossed. "When the technical foul was called on Draymond Green, we reported it to the [scorers] table", Crew Chief Mike Callahan told a pool reporter after the game. An...

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Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to win the National Basketball Association title

That improbable run ended in Game 7 with two-time Olympic champion LeBron James recording a triple-double and 2016 Olympic champion Kyrie Irving scoring a late 3-pointer to end Cleveland's 52-year...

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No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Golden State Warriors near title

No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Golden State Warriors near title

But it was just further proof that they need to be just about flawless in order to defeat the Warriors , and no team can do that four times over a seven-game span. Kevin Durant is on his way to winn...

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Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Fo...

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France vs England, International Friendly

Southgate said Kane would follow in the footsteps of Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson , now recovering from injury but who wore the armband in the manager's first two matches in charge, against ...

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Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

Posting his 15th major victory, and moving into outright second place behind Roger Federer (18) for the most major titles, the Spanish bull completed a phenomenal tournament with a devastating final...

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Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22

But with the "mid-week" team now losing two matches in a row, while the "test" team defeated the much vaunted Crusaders, the Lions squad is being split very definitely along the lines of "dirt-track...

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Mitrovic denies Wales again

Mitrovic denies Wales again

It would get worse for Wales in the 73rd minute when a slick move saw Nemanja Gudelj peel off the back of his man, before sending Mitrovic on-goal with a superb back-heal. "You've seen it time and a...

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Warriors take 2nd NBA title in 3 years

He averaged 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 8.9 assists in the Cavs seven-game series win over the Warriors in 2016, finishing it with three of the greatest games of his career in succession. on ...

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Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals

Stephen Curry of the Warriors meanwhile said , "We learned from everything we've been through". "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row". "I was trying to challe...

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Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match

Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match

Murray, who has never won the clay court Grand Slam, won an 84-minute opening set after clinching a tiebreak 10-8. It was very slow and heavy conditions and to be coming back was hard. Again, when he ...

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Draymond Green's mom goes off on officiating in Game 4

Draymond Green's mom goes off on officiating in Game 4

But he was allowed to stay on the court following much confusion, with the officials ruling a first-half technical was actually called against Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and not Green. The score...

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Kevin Durant helps Warriors win second NBA title in three years

And we're going to do it again. Their mission is complete - his mission is complete. The Golden State Warriors have surged past the Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch a fifth National Basketball As...

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Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim 2017 National Basketball Association crown

Warriors who came into the fifth with a commanding 3-1 lead needed to wrap up the fifth game to clinch the title. If this keeps up, we could see a Durant poster dunk over LeBron at some point in ...

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Warriors Win Second NBA Championship in Three Years

Warriors Win Second NBA Championship in Three Years

Now Cleveland is trying to become the first playoff team to overcome a 3-0 deficit, but that requires a road win Monday. Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Tax Fraud Case After Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against Superstar

Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Tax Fraud Case After Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against Superstar

According to Sky News on Tuesday, prosecutors in Spain have filed a lawsuit against the 32-year-old Portugal captain for alleged tax fraud amounting to almost £13m. Both Messi and his father were h...

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Cavaliers' big playoff run comes undone against Warriors team for the ages

Cavaliers' big playoff run comes undone against Warriors team for the ages

So for Kerr, the opportunity to return to the sidelines last week and coach the final four games of the series was as rewarding as it gets, and one look at his face told the whole story. Kyrie Irving ...

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Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors

Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors

What made them great: With a dominant inside-outside combination of O'Neal and Bryant, the Lakers stormed to their second of three straight titles, sweeping three 50-win teams along the way in the W...

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Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

Farrell appreciated the difficulty of the task at Christchurch's AMI Stadium. "It was disappointing not to get the result against the Blues". "It's a big statement but one that's needed if we're g...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan shock South Africa to keep semi-final hopes alive

South Africa: 219/8 in 50 overs (David Miller 75 not out; Hasan Ali 3/24) vs Pakistan 119/3 in 27 overs (Fakhar Zaman 31, Babar Azam 31 not out). Imad trapped Amla (16) lbw with his second ball a...

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No regrets for Simona Halep after French Open hurt

The 20-year-old produced one of the most remarkable tennis stories in recent years by becoming the first unseeded player in the Open era to win the French Open title. 'When I watch it live it's better...

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