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We showed a lot of guts - Roston Chase

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Devendra Bishoo and Alzarri Joseph also offered some resistance but it was Gabriels defiance through eight nerve- jangling overs with Chase that nearly took the West Indies to safety and a drawn series. All-rounder Bilawal Bhatti joined Ahmad Shahzad in congratulating the Pakistani cricket team in their first test series win against the West Indies . Read More »

New missile can carry nuclear warhead

Why does this test matter? The single-stage KN-17 reached an altitude of 1,200 miles, leading to speculation that it may be a medium-range missile capable of reaching that distance or greater if fired on a horizontal trajectory . But the US still firmly opposes the North's nuclear and ICBM development. There's also skepticism about North Korea's claims about its re-entry technology, which is needed to return a warhead to the atmosphere from space so it can hit its intended target. Read More »

Crystal Palace relegation escape the toughest yet for Allardyce

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Luka Milvojevic stepped forward and sent Jakupovic the wrong way to put the nail in Hull's coffin and confirm Palace's stay in the Premier League for another season. I'm sure the owner will speak to him in the next couple of days and those discussions we aren't privy to. "We stopped conceding goals and started winning football matches". Read More »

White Hart Lane finale 'unbelievable' - Kane

We're young but we're getting more experience year in, year out. "What a way to finish", Kane said. "The board shouldn't listen to people like us saying what a fabulous team they've got, they should be saying, "We are going to have to go out and strengthen next year" - because it's guaranteed Chelsea will, the team that finished above them". Read More »

Graham Rowntree expects Sam Warburton to play in British & Irish Lions opener

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Sam Warburton (captain) looks on as Warren Gatland (Head Coach) speaks to the media during the British and Irish Lions tour squad announcement. Rowntree added: "He looked pretty fit to me this (Monday) morning". He does not foresee any doubt over Warburton's fitness to play in the Lions' tour opener against New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on 3 June. I've always said people are entitled to their own opinion, I'm more of about the guys that you play with, if they will accept you and happy ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho "not upset" to miss out on top-four spot

We have the goalkeeper of the Spain national team in De Gea, the No1 goalkeeper in Argentina in Romero, and in Pereira we have a young boy that for me is soon going to be the Portuguese No1". However, after Sky presenter Geoff Shreeves asked Mourinho three questions about the game , the "Special One" decided it was time to leave because he has a Europa League final to focus on. Read More »

Hamilton celebrates hard-fought Spanish GP win over Vettel

Hamilton punched the air in delight as he crossed the line. The two fought wheel to wheel with Vettel getting the better of the exchange, before Hamilton was later able to overtake. Hamilton pitted during the virtual safety vehicle period, effectively undercutting Vettel. They brushed going through the first of two turns, with Hamilton going off momentarily as Vettel defended his position. Read More »

Joshua could fight Klitschko in October, says promoter

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A post-war record crowd of 90,000 packed into the national stadium to watch the fight but staging an outdoor clash in the autumn is more problematic. Most of December is available but I don't really want to go that late. "In the options, are also considering Las Vegas, China and Dubai", said Hearn in an interview to a journalist of the British newspaper "The Independent ". Read More »

Macron vows full backing for Paris Olympics 2024 bid

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Macron intends to meet the Evaluation Commission during their visit, according to Paris 2024 co-chairman Tony Estanguet, a former Olympic canoeing champion. " Paris excels in its technical facets relating to how it will host the various sports although our interest is based around the fact that if it wins athletics will be the focal point of the Games". Read More »

West Brom to investigate crowd trouble at Chelsea game

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Life at Chelsea , with its big-time players and trigger-happy owner Roman Abramovich, can resemble a soap opera at times but it has been one big happy family at Stamford Bridge this season. "You can see the camaraderie that exists between Antonio Conte and his players", said Neville, speaking to the Gary Neville podcast . "It's awesome, especially after a year ago, to bounce back in this way, to be champions, having been top for a long time ", the Belgian admitted. Read More »

Sky Sports pundit insists Barcelona do not want Coutinho

The 25-year-old has scored 11 goals and picked up six assists in the league this season and would be an important addition to the squad against Boro as they look to secure Champions League football for next season. but we wanted to create more space for Coutinho to play more passes and be more influential", Klopp told reporters. "All of a sudden it opens up and the pass has the right pace on it". Read More »

These Three Spurs Stars Are Jose Mourinho's Top Transfer Targets

Tottenham greats Gary Mabbutt, Glenn Hoddle, Ossie Ardiles, Cliff Jones and Ledley King made appearances, among many others. Mourinho has been careful to say the least with his squad line-up since winning the Europa League was prioritised but, while fans have been a bit understanding of this, the style of play has a few riled up. Read More »

Jack Hunt reacts on Twitter to Sheffield Wednesday draw with Huddersfield Town

At 30-years-old, the national team might be out of the picture but for a side like Huddersfield, particularly if they remain at this level next season, Agbonlahor would be a cracking option. Forestieri partners Steven Fletcher in an attack-minded Wednesday side, looking to make it four goals in his last four appearances against the Terriers, but there is no place in the squad for hamstring injury victim Gary Hooper. Read More »

Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP

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Honda's F1 engine is said to be about 120bhp behind the pace-setting Mercedes and Ferrari units, which produce close to 1000bhp, and there are widespread rumours that Mercedes are to assist Honda with their engine technology in an attempt to help the Japanese company catch up. Read More »

IPL 2017 | Pune seal their playoff date against Mumbai Indians in style

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But a dismal collapse from Kings XI left Supergiant needing just 74 to win, and they promptly chased down that scant total in just 12 overs, finishing second to set up a Qualifer 1 clash with Mumbai Indians, who topped the table. In the very next over, Unadkat, positioned at short fine-leg, made a full-length dive to send back Rahul Tewatia, who was promoted up the order. Victory in this game is important for KXIP . Read More »

Antonio Conte's wife Elisabetta Muscarello spotted crying during Chelsea 4 - Watford 3

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Terry, making his 716th Chelsea appearance, put his side ahead in the 22nd minute at Stamford Bridge, but it was from the 36-year-old's loose header that Etienne Capoue equalised two minutes later. Kenedy's shot was deflected into the path of Nathan Ake, who teed up Batshuayi for a simple tap in. Not only has the Italian squeezed every ounce of ability from the likes of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa , but his enthusiasm and passion has invigorated plenty of fans at Stamford Bridge this ... Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur defeat Manchester United 2-1, secure runners-up spot

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For all the misplaced talk of Spurs stumbling down the stretch, Mauricio Pochettino's team have taken a step forward this season and finishing second is tangible evidence of that. Sunday was the 2,533rd and final match at White Hart Lane. United heeded the pep talk and went on to win. Pochettino's team ensured there was no sense anti-climax. Read More »

Chelsea edges Watford in seven-goal thriller

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Azpilicueta started at wing-back as opposed to centre-half on Monday night after the Spanish defender had teed up Michy Batshuayi for Chelsea's victor at the Hawthorns Stadium to seal the title. With an FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27 to tune up for, their fans will expect to see a more familiar starting line-up in Sunday's final game at home to relegated Sunderland, after which they will receive the league trophy. Read More »

Spurs snare 2-1 series lead

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Game 4 is Sunday at the Air Canada Centre. For three quarters Friday night, Toronto was playing their best ball of the playoffs and hanging with the Cavaliers. Kevin Love had 13 rebounds, while Tristan Thompson added 12. Toronto played almost three quarters of solid basketball against the Cavaliers on Friday. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. Wins Go Bowling 400 AT Kansas

Since 2011, the 1 1/2-mile oval has been hosting the spring night race, which still hasn't seen a repeat victor. But on this Saturday, Truex had the speed and the closing power. Logano and Patrick were not injured in the accident... "It's fairly disappointing that they can't present their cars to pass inspection", Miller said of the cars that failed. Read More »

F1: Hamilton wins and reins in Vettel in Spain

For teenage star Verstappen it was a disappointing early exit after his heroics of past year, but for a young fan of Raikkonen the sadness was even greater as he was captured by the cameras bursting into tears. Bottas pitted on lap 27 and picked up a set of medium tires as well. Vettel led until pitting to switch to a fresh set of soft Pirelli tyres. Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren had an incident with Felipe Massa on Lap 32 that caused the former to end up in gravel. Read More »

Terry makes scoring return to lineup for champion Chelsea

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The 36-year-old has already made 715 appearances for Chelsea in his 22 years with the club and had a chance to make three more if he appears in both their remaining league fixtures and the FA Cup final. Luiz, who has replaced Terry at the heart of a three-man defence favoured by Conte, told the club's website ahead of Monday's match: "If I say I'm not thinking about winning the double, I am a liar". Read More »

Pep eyes West Brom 'final' to mark Zabaleta's farewell

The first defeat acted as a big leg-up in Leicester's shock march to the Premier League title in 2015/16 season while the second was a struggling Leicester reminding everyone why it is that they won the league in the first place. You look at City, they were fortunate with the late Riyad Mahrez penalty, but I can't see them not winning here. Pep Guardiola has admitted Barcelona and Bayern Munich would have sacked him if he had achieved similar results to those of his disappointing first ... Read More »

GOP senator: North Korea missile test 'one of most advanced yet'

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Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. Just five days after South Korea elected a president who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea, Pyongyang sent a challenge to its rival's new leader on Sunday by test-firing a ballistic missile. Read More »

Gary Neville makes honest admission about Chelsea this season

Ben Gibson says that the confirmation of Middlesbrough's relegation from the Premier League is the "lowest point" of his life. "For sure, now we are very close". Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic sealed the victory for Chelsea but the outstanding performance of the evening came from Cesc Fabregas. Read More »

Liverpool Handed Major Injury Boost Ahead Of Southampton Clash

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I think it's the best goal that I ever scored. "We accepted that a lot had to change in this type of game", he said . "But we got them [the points] and I think the boys really deserved it". "My players played well and the only thing is that we could have done a bit better in the final third, with Deeney and Niang linking up better". The hosts almost pulled level in second-half stoppage time, but Sebastian Prodl's shot bounced off the crossbar. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez defeats Chavez Jr, anticipates Golovkin showdown

First things first: "I knew I had to win this fight, and we showed it", Alvarez said . Alvarez , 26, has been accused of ducking the Kazakh superstar for the last 18 months. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) used a punishing jab to take control early against Chavez in a matchup of former middleweight champions. Chavez has had trouble making weight in the past few years, but he did manage to make weight for the bout. Read More »

John Wall three-pointer sees Washington Wizards take Boston Celtics the distance

Prior to that game-winning shot, Wall was shooting just 8-of-24 from the field and he had 24 points-13 of those came in the third quarter when he shot 5-of-11. The teams have played 10 games this season with the home team winning each time . Or the final minute, or the final two minutes. I thought we really played hard (and) we played with great objective. Read More »

Keeping key footballers crucial for next season, says Chelsea coach

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I've learnt an bad lot of things sitting there and watching the group, how things have panned out. Terry, who is leaving this season after 22 years with the club, hooked home a loose ball from a Willian corner in the 22nd minute. He he didn't play a lot at the start. Fabregas helps Chelsea to play attractive football and style is important to Conte. But retaining the title has proved a much tougher challenge than winning it in recent seasons - in fact, the last club to successfully ... Read More »

Motor-Alonso begins IndyCar crash course with practice session

Honda drivers Sebastien Bourdais and Ryan Hunter-Reay rounded out the top five. Alonso has endured a miserable F1 season with McLaren who have struggled with an unreliable and uncompetitive Honda engine and are the only team on the grid yet to score a point after five races. Read More »