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Sports ICC wants commentators to be 'fair' after Holding saga
Author: 0 ICC wants commentators to be 'fair' after Holding saga

It all started when Holding criticised the umpires during the West Indies' match against Australia that was held on June 6. "This has been an atrocious bit of umpiring by both". "We have only requested them to be fair in their comment". Bevan added: "It's critical for us that we should never amplify umpires' mistakes by giving airtime to those incidents nor show the umpires in bad light".

Sports Vikings, Rudolph reach contract extension agreement
Author: 0 Vikings, Rudolph reach contract extension agreement

Following the agreement, Rudolph took to Twitter to share a message about staying in Minnesota. A 2011 second-round pick, Rudolph has amassed some of the best tight end numbers in franchise history. The 6-foot-6, 265-pound pass-catcher made the Pro Bowl in his second season. "With the guys we have, we can still open up formations or use them as wide receivers per se".

Sports Gatland to coach the Lions
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Gatland has committed himself fully to the Lions until after the 2021 tour. "That's definitely going to be one of the iconic photos that will go down in history as part of Lions heritage". His policy in New Zealand and the victorious Australian tour four years earlier was to guarantee everyone in the squad at least one start in the first three games.

Sports Warriors’ Klay Thompson suffers torn ACL in loss to Toronto
Author: 0 Warriors’ Klay Thompson suffers torn ACL in loss to Toronto

The Warriors, who headed into the finals with back-to-back wins and had won three of the past four National Basketball Association crowns, were without injured Kevin Durant and lost Klay Thompson to a knee injury in the third quarter. Just moments later, Doris Burke confirmed on ABC's broadcast that Thompson would miss the rest of the game with a left knee injury. The Raptors are the first Canadian club side to win a major North American sports title since the Toronto Blue Jays captured ...

Sports Warriors' Thompson tore ACL in Game 6, agent says
Author: 0 Warriors' Thompson tore ACL in Game 6, agent says

Thompson was leading the Warriors with 30 points in the game at the time of his injury and finished as their leading scorer. Toronto went on to close out the Warriors with a 114-110 victory to earn its first championship in franchise history.

Sports US Open at a glance
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The two-time defending U.S. Open champion just went wire-to-wire at the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black and is positioned as one of the clearcut favorites this week on the West Coast. Woods is a three-time victor at the U.S. Open. At the par-5 14th, after an excellent driver, Woods came up short in a bunker, then flew the green before a tough chip to 30 feet - and made it.

Sports French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal Wins His 12th Title at Roland Garros
Author: 0 French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal Wins His 12th Title at Roland Garros

I was feeling so happy, with such a good win, and today, of course, I lost. Since 2005, he has only lost twice at the French Open , once at the hands of Robin Soderling and once at the hands of Novak Djokovic . Serve and volley still plays a role, though, while players who are able to come forward will always have their reward. Sunday's exhibition showed that you made the right decision.

Sports Eden Hazard successfully passes checkup in Madrid
Author: 0 Eden Hazard successfully passes checkup in Madrid

A uniquely talented player with extraordinary quality comes to play at our club", he said, per the Sun . "I'm not a galactico , not yet", Hazard told the media afterwards. Real face Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Atletico Madrid in the International Champions Cup friendlies in July, and also face Tottenham in the Audi Cup.

Sports Liverpool 'reignite interest in Lyon star Nabil Fekir'
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I have not had the energy to engage in any meaningful talk about the recent transfer rumors of Liverpool returning to a deal for Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir . But Liverpool are not prepared to offer as much money as they put on the table a year ago. However, with the club still wanting around £45million for a player with just 12 months left on his contract it would benefit the Ligue 1 club if they can generate an auction for his services.

Sports Eden Hazard Joins Real Madrid on a Five-Year Contract
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Joins Real Madrid on a Five-Year Contract

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez believes Eden Hazard is the "perfect fit" for Real Madrid . Before that Hazard will be hoping to lead his national team to victory in the Euro 2020 qualifiers as they welcome Scotland to the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels on Tuesday night.

Sports USGA feels pressure heading into U.S. Open at Pebble Beach
Author: 0 USGA feels pressure heading into U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

Most of the attention is on Koepka and his bid to go back-to-back-to-back. I haven't played a lot here (in the AT&T Pro-Am) over the years and playing in February, although I did the past two, I don't think has helped me at all other than I was here.

Sports Messi edges out Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes
Author: 0 Messi edges out Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes

The rankings is based on overall earnings which includes salaries, winnings from respective sports and endorsement deals all amassed over the period between June 2018 to June 2019. He earned $7.4 million in salary/winnings, but picked up a colossal $86 million in endorsements, the most of any athlete on the list. Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was the highest earning National Basketball Association player, with $US89 million, while Golden State's Stephen Curry was ninth with ...

Sports U.S. players criticised for excessive goal celebrations after thrashing Thailand 13-0
Author: 0 U.S. players criticised for excessive goal celebrations after thrashing Thailand 13-0

Kyle, who made 101 appearances for Canada before retiring in 2017, later claimed to have been sent death threats in the wake of those comments and took to Twitter to clarify what she meant. Opinion was split following the one-sided match, with some applauding the Americans for staying focused throughout, while others felt they should have eased off or not celebrated their goals with such enthusiasm.

Sports Romelu Lukaku makes Man United transfer decision amid Inter interest
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku makes Man United transfer decision amid Inter interest

Lukaku scored 12 goals in the Premier League for Manchester United last season but he was limited to just 22 starts in the top flight under Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer . You know I'm not somebody who likes to talk about my personal relationship with managers, but I'm a Manchester United player. I've already taken my decision.

Sports South Africa, West Indies split points after rain stops play
Author: 0 South Africa, West Indies split points after rain stops play

The West Indies are back in Southampton on Friday to play England and skipper Jason Holder hopes all-rounder Andre Russell will be fit to face the hosts after missing Monday's game with a knee injury. Lungi will be ready for the next match. West Indies paceman Sheldon Cottrell reduced South Africa to 29 for two before rain stopped play in their World Cup match in Southampton on Monday.

Sports Kyrie Irving Has Reportedly ‘Not Removed’ Celtics From Consideration
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Has Reportedly ‘Not Removed’ Celtics From Consideration

Irving averaged 23.8 points, 6.9 assists and five rebounds in what was an up-and-down season for the All-Star point guard. However, that is just what Kyrie Irving is doing, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . He only appeared in 51 games through the regular season (18 starts), missing time with a broken left hand, a left foot contusion and some minor ankle injuries, however he proved to be one of Boston's best backup frontcourt options, bringing his trademark defensive energy throughout ...

Sports Binnington's legendary performance secures Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup
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Laila Anderson has been with the St. Louis Blues every bit of the way during their run to the Stanley Cup, so of course she'd be on hand to celebrate when the team lifted the trophy for the first time ever Wednesday. Matt Grzelcyk scored the Bruins' only goal, and Tuukka Rask stopped 16 shots for Boston . He is the first player since Wayne Gretzky to score in four consecutive Stanley Cup Final games.

Sports Explained: Why a washout will harm India more than New Zealand
Author: 0 Explained: Why a washout will harm India more than New Zealand

The Black Caps have been absolutely ruthless in the three games they have played so far in the tournament. We will be updating on the Nottinghamshire weather forecast hour by hour for cricket fans. However, one thing which both teams would be looking at is the weather in Nottingham. After three washouts at the ongoing World Cup, weather will once again take much of the attention when India play New Zealand at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

Sports Seriously injured Froome out of Tour de France after horror crash
Author: 0 Seriously injured Froome out of Tour de France after horror crash

Six-times Grand Tour victor Froome was competing in the Criterium du Dauphine to prepare for the Tour de France , which begins in Brussels on July 6. "One of our big strengths on this team is coming together in hard moments, and we will ensure we do everything possible to support Chris and his family".

Sports Local soccer super fan heads to France to watch Women’s World Cup
Author: 0 Local soccer super fan heads to France to watch Women’s World Cup

The lawsuit cited several instances in which pay for USA men's team, which has underperformed in recent years, far exceeded compensation for their counterparts on the women's team, who are the reigning World Cup champions. Moreover, you wouldn't need to tell members of a men's team not to celebrate as Rapinoe did after scoring in a rout. A star of the U.S. Women's soccer team kept her promise to ignore the celebration of the national anthem as an "f-you" to President Donald Trump.

Sports Anushka all praise for Virat Kohli's on-field gesture
Author: 0 Anushka all praise for Virat Kohli's on-field gesture

In fact, Kohli's sweet gesture earned him a lot of praise not just from the fans all over the world but also from his wife Anushka Sharma as well. The International Cricket Council (ICC) have defended using the "zing" bails', claiming they are lighter than the standard wooden ones normally used at all levels of cricket.

Sports Cup race at Michigan on hold because of rain
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Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia, the grand marshal, even gave the command for drivers to start their engines. The rain persisted into Monday morning, but the skies should clear by race time, according to the National Weather Service. Team Penske's Joey Logano is set to start this race from the pole position in his #22 Ford alongside Stewart-Haas Racing's Aric Almirola in second in his #10 Ford.

Sports Knicks still ready to make push for Kevin Durant signing
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The fan sent flowers to the Warriors' offices addressed to Durant with a card. Durant will still be a coveted free agent should he choose to test the market, however, and while teammate DeMarcus Cousins' Achilles injury cost him millions, Durant's star-power and age should ensure that he still receives max contract offers this offseason.

Sports Chelsea have held Lampard talks but are trying to keep Sarri
Author: 0 Chelsea have held Lampard talks but are trying to keep Sarri

Current manager Maurizio Sarri is on the verge of leaving the club with report having it that he will be joining Juventus as replacement for Allegri. "I will actually be surprised if they look elsewhere". "People talk about experience and what-not, but what experience did Pep have when he went into Barcelona's first team?" The Spaniard's connection to Liverpool, and his rivalry with Chelsea and Jose Mourinho during his tenure at Anfield, made him a very unwanted man at Stamford Bridge.

Sports Thailand - should you always celebrate scoring goals?
Author: 0 Thailand - should you always celebrate scoring goals?

It is certainly ominous for the other World Cup winning hopefuls, a statement of intent, in the same way a parading of military hardware is created to unnerve a hostile foe thinking of challenging USA interests. Record global goalscorer Abby Wambach also defended her former team mates. They played at the 2015 Women's Women's Cup and even won a game - 3-2 over Ivory Coast - something that seven teams had not done when they entered the 2019 Women's World Cup.

Sports Madison Bumgarner upset after Max Muncy homers off him
Author: 0 Madison Bumgarner upset after Max Muncy homers off him

With two out and nobody on, Muncy launched a 426-foot shot into McCovey Cove. We shouldn't be surprised by Bumgarner's quotes. "But I just. I can't". Mike Yastrzemski led off with a single, the first Giants leadoff hitter to reach base. Buehler then retired Stephen Vogt and Kevin Pillar on flyouts.

Sports Norway vs. Nigeria in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
Author: 0 Norway vs. Nigeria in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Forward Lisa-Marie Utland powered in Norway's second goal of the night in the 34rd minute while an own goal from Falcons defender Onome Ebi in the 37th ensured that the Norwegians went into the break with a 3 - 0 lead. The Norway team have won six of the seven opening matches they have played in the FIFA Women's World Cups over the years. Yet still Nigeria pressed and swarmed the home team but, despite a wealth of attacking prowess, couldn't find a way of punishing Norway .

Sports Tony Parker: Four-time National Basketball Association champion retires aged 37
Author: 0 Tony Parker: Four-time National Basketball Association champion retires aged 37

Last summer, Parker signed a 2-year, $10 million contract to continue his career with the Hornets after it was clear the Spurs meant to move on from the 37-year-old. He plans to live in San Antonio after retirement but will also spend time in France as the owner and president of ASVEL, a French professional men's and women's basketball team, The Undefeated reported.