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Sports Marcus Stoinis in doubt as much-maligned replacement touted
Author: 0 Marcus Stoinis in doubt as much-maligned replacement touted

The Cricket World Cup has been blighted by a third washed out game in the past six matches when Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were unable to deliver a single ball at a soggy County Ground in Bristol overnight. All-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been flown over to England as back-up, but the Australians will wait to make a call on whether he permanently replaces Stoinis in their 15-man squad.

Sports WWC roundup: Morgan scores five goals, US routs Thailand
Author: 0 WWC roundup: Morgan scores five goals, US routs Thailand

This is not the first time that Ri, Hong and Kim have worked together at the Women's World Cup - the trio officiated three matches at the 2015 edition in Canada, including the third-place contest between Germany and England . Lloyd, who had a hat trick against Japan in the 2015 final, will be called off the bench at clutch moments as she plays in her fourth World Cup. The 41-year-old began her refereeing career in 2007 and plans to retire after this World Cup.

Sports Messi leads Forbes' annual list of highest-paid athletes
Author: 0 Messi leads Forbes' annual list of highest-paid athletes

That put Messi ahead of long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo , the Juventus and Portugal star who was second with earnings of $109m. The cutoff to crack the world's 100 highest-paid athletes is $25 million this year, compared with $17.3 million five years ago.

Sports Marta (thigh) to miss Brazil's opener vs. Jamaica
Author: 0 Marta (thigh) to miss Brazil's opener vs. Jamaica

Without Marta, Brazil's Cristiane delivered with a hat trick. The sixth-ranked Matildas struck first on Sam Kerr's 22nd-minute goal. Bonansea, however, equalised 11 minutes into the second half after a defensive blunder on the edge of the box.

Sports Ashleigh Barty topples Amanda Anisimova in three sets — WTA Roland Garros
Author: 0 Ashleigh Barty topples Amanda Anisimova in three sets — WTA Roland Garros

Having found her range and her speed, Anisimova rallied back and snatched the extra break to serve for the set at 6-5, only for Barty to force a tiebreak when the American buried a backhand into the net. "Even though that level wasn't there for the whole match today, it was there when I needed it". This year, the women's semi-finals matches were scheduled to be played on the main show court, the 15,225-capacity Court Philippe Chatrier, on Thursday.

Sports Cricket taught me everything, says Yuvraj announcing retirement
Author: 0 Cricket taught me everything, says Yuvraj announcing retirement

At a press conference broadcast on his Facebook page in Mumbai , the scene of India's win over Sri Lanka in the World Cup final eight years ago, Yuvraj said: 'This it for me. "My life has been like a roller coaster ride". It was so shattering that I felt my career was over, and I was written off by everyone to an extent that it made me feel at times that it's all over.

Sports Golovkin returns to ring with fourth-round knockout of Rolls
Author: 0 Golovkin returns to ring with fourth-round knockout of Rolls

Andy Ruiz' shocking upset of Anthony Joshua last week, prompted the unheralded Rolls to speak of his chances with far more confidence than in previous weeks, months - leading up to the fight. Many people would say, absolutely. "I told my coach, "OK I see it now, I see, I just need a little bit of time ". He went on to add that he believes Canelo will take the fight: "I believe".

Sports Danny Rose uncertain of Spurs future
Author: 0 Danny Rose uncertain of Spurs future

However, Eriksen has not won silverware with Tottenham after reaching the 2015 EFL Cup final and this year's Champions League decider. And whilst that does sound as though Rose was initially struggling to come to grips with a heartbreaking defeat in the final of the greatest prize in club football, he added that he has since spoken to Alexander-Arnold, Henderson and Gomez about the game and holds no grudges against his global teammates.

Sports Carson Wentz agrees to 4-year extension with Eagles
Author: 0 Carson Wentz agrees to 4-year extension with Eagles

His new contract is similar to Russell Wilson's extension with the Seattle Seahawks this past offseason, which was a four-year deal worth $140 million and $107 million guaranteed, making the Eagles' QB one of the highest-paid players in the league.

Sports Manchester United announce agreement to sign Daniel James
Author: 0 Manchester United announce agreement to sign Daniel James

James, 21, has already undergone a medical and the move will be completed once the transfer window opens next week. However, the player is yet to sign the offer as according to football journalist Simon Stone, the winger can only sign after global transfer window opens.

Sports Transfer: Ex-Manchester United coach warns Solskjaer not to sign Bale
Author: 0 Transfer: Ex-Manchester United coach warns Solskjaer not to sign Bale

Manchester United star Paul Pogba could still return to Juventus according to reports despite the club not having the finances to sign him. The same story goes on reveal that Real Madrid are also interested in the France worldwide but los Blancos could struggle to raise the funds to sign the World Cup victor this summer.

Sports Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison
Author: 0 Kellen Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape, faces life in prison

After Vista Judge Blaine Bowman took the verdicts, he sent the panel back to the jury room to continue deliberating on the remaining counts before breaking for the day. Jurors acquitted Winslow of a second lewd conduct charge during the fifth day of deliberations in San Diego County Superior Court , according to a video of the courtroom proceedings.

Sports India hold breath on Dhawan thumb injury
Author: 0 India hold breath on Dhawan thumb injury

In the second innings of the game, Dhawan could not take the field and was substituted by Ravindra Jadeja throughout the 50 overs. Dhawan had gone for a scan on Monday and the report reveals he has a fracture . He had scored 2 hundreds in the last edition of the World Cup in 2015. According to the sources, Shikhar Dhawan's possible replacement could either be Shreyas Iyer or Rishabh Pant .

Sports Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of 'KL' hand logo
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of 'KL' hand logo

Kawhi Leonard is suing Nike , claiming the company is taking credit for creating the logo that appeared on his Nike-endorsed apparel, according to the Portland Business Journal. Representatives for Leonard and Nike did not immediately return Sole Collector's request for comment. Leonard claims his attorneys then asked Nike to rescind its copyrights to the logo.

Sports Faf du Plessis feared truncated game would've helped West Indies more
Author: 0 Faf du Plessis feared truncated game would've helped West Indies more

West Indies now have three points from three games. Unfortunately with South Africa on 29/2 after 7.3 overs batting first, rain stopped play and the players never returned to the field. "It's as simple as, we are in this position because we haven't played our best cricket so we don't deserve to be anywhere close to the top of the log", he said.

Sports Real Madrid confirm signing of Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid confirm signing of Eden Hazard

Hazard referred to the London club as "special" multiple times and noted how the fans helped him grow from a young player arriving from France into the world-class attacker he is today. He became a fixture at the club, making 352 appearances across all competitions and scoring 110 goals, plus another 92 assists. Hazard signed off in flawless style, spearheading the 4-1 Europa League final triumph over Arsenal in Baku, scoring twice and assisting another.

Sports McIlroy moves into share of lead at Hamilton
Author: 0 McIlroy moves into share of lead at Hamilton

But after his 64-61 weekend north of the border, in which he flirted with 59 and authored a seven-shot victory at the RBC Canadian Open, he could be on the verge of an epic season even by his lofty standards. While Hughes was playing par golf, McIIroy birdied the first two holes to extend his lead over Kuchar and Simpson. World number one Brooks Koepka struggled to a 72 and sit on two under, eleven off the lead.

Sports Trumps bid farewell to Ireland
Author: 0 Trumps bid farewell to Ireland

President Trump has met with local schoolchildren in Doonbeg, as his high-profile visit draws to a close. "We're appropriate attempting to agree with a appropriate time", he spoke back prior to heading into Madigan's Bar. Trump finished his trip with a round of golf at the Greg Norman-designed course, interrupted only by a group of children who, along with their teachers, were strategically perched on a hill by the 9th hole hoping to catch a glimpse of the president.

Sports Crystal Palace reject Manchester United's Wan Bissaka bid
Author: 0 Crystal Palace reject Manchester United's Wan Bissaka bid

According to Italian journalist Nicolo Schira , the Red Devils have agreed a five-year contract with the 21-year-old. Wan-Bissaka is now with Aidy Boothroyd's England Under-21 squad preparing for the European Championships in Italy and San Marino.

Sports Manchester United Holding Off Pushing For Tottenham Target Bruno Fernandes
Author: 0 Manchester United Holding Off Pushing For Tottenham Target Bruno Fernandes

Fernandes was questioned over his future after starring for Portugal as they claimed the inaugural Uefa Nations League trophy with a 1-0 win over Holland on Sunday night. "I know nothing, I will take the next few days to understand what is true", he said . They say Sporting are preparing themselves for any scenario, even one where Bruno would stay at the club, and that's why they would pay him a salary of €5m per season, the biggest in the squad.

Sports Pelicans exploring multi-team trades for Anthony Davis
Author: 0 Pelicans exploring multi-team trades for Anthony Davis

Though, one hurdle - which presumably would require a third team - is the Lakers don't have a bonafide All-Star to trade to New Orleans. The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers , owners of this year's Nos. The update adds fuel to the burning hot fire that are the Anthony Davis trade rumors . The only way Boston is going to secure Davis realistically is if Tatum is part of the package.

Sports Newspaper Accused of Jinxing St. Louis Blues
Author: 0 Newspaper Accused of Jinxing St. Louis Blues

When you play desperate, normally you see everyone's best game. Marchand's opening goal silenced the crowd, and also brought with it a sense of inevitability that Boston would win. They have 23 power-play goals this post season, which is second in team post-season history, just behind the 24 goal they scored with the man-advantage in 1991.

Sports Australia 166/2 in 32 ovrs against India
Author: 0 Australia 166/2 in 32 ovrs against India

AIR correspondent reports that team India produced an exceptional all-round performance to pip five-time champions Australia against whom the Men in Blue had won just one of their last seven World Cup matches before last night's game at the Kennington Oval.

Sports 'I have made a decision to move on' - Yuvraj Singh retires from global cricket
Author: 0 'I have made a decision to move on' - Yuvraj Singh retires from global cricket

Winning the 2011 World Cup, being man of the series, four man of the match awards was all like a dream which was followed by a harsh reality - getting diagnosed with cancer. Apart from the 2011 World Cup, another highlight in his illustrious career would be the 6 sixes he hit at the inaugural edition of the World T20 in South Africa in 2007.

Sports Reaction to the news of David Ortiz’s shooting
Author: 0 Reaction to the news of David Ortiz’s shooting

Ortiz was reportedly shot in the back and the bullet is said to have exited through his abdomen. According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN , Ortiz's father confirmed the shooting incident . Police will be questioning him after he undergoes treatment for his injuries. The first report came from the Dominican news outlet CDN37 and indicated Ortiz had been shot in the leg.

Sports NHL Suspends Another Blues Player
Author: 0 NHL Suspends Another Blues Player

He has three goals and three assists in the postseason. "It's physical hockey, it's heavy hockey out there both ways and they're going to look at some stuff once in a while". For a replacement forward, the Blues likely will turn to Robby Fabbri . Barbashev has six points in 24 games this post-season and scored 14 goals and 26 points in 80 regular-season games.

Sports It’s a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open
Author: 0 It’s a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

But as an Aboriginal Australian , the triumph two years earlier of her mentor, Evonne Goolagong Cawley , is perhaps most significant. "I missed the 1-on-1 battle, the ebbs and the flows, the emotions you get from winning and losing matches", said Barty, who will jump to a career-best No.

Sports Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO

Leonard is attempting to retain control of the "Klaw" logo that he is claiming he created. Playing with Kyle Lowry - coupled with the emergence of Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet - meant Leonard won't be charged with carrying the team's weight all on his own.