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All Blacks hooker Dane Coles to miss Lions series

We're not just a team that can play flashy rugby. And I mean down and dirty in the most respectful way. "This is a whole new pod of players, massive talent, a...


Incredible Hands From Codie Taylor As New Zealand Catch Lions Napping

As All Blacks , we want to take that head-on and embrace it. "I understand it is going to be tough and we will have to be at our best compared to them". And ...


Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title

Without a card on any tour when he got out of Florida State, he filled his passport with stamps from the most unlikely outposts in golf while playing the minor ...


Virat Kohli opens up for the first time after Anil Kumble's resignation

After staying mum for several days on Kumble, Virat Kohli on Thursday broke his silence. Kumble took over from Team India director Ravi Shastri past year an...


Ramirez, Leon homer, Red Sox beat Angels 9-4 on Papi's night

Ortiz joins 10 other former Red Sox and Jackie Robinson as the only individuals to have their numbers retired. As Ortiz stepped to the podium to speak, he w...


Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls , another A-lister, is headed to the Minnesota Timberwolves . ■ All signs point to the Los Angeles Lakers using the No....


Kevin Walters wants a fair go for Queensland in Origin II

Queensland drew first blood through debutant winger Valentine Holmes in the ninth minute but, from there, it was one-way traffic in the first half. Hayne sco...


All Blacks forwards showed they're no pushovers - Hansen

So, another win for the All Blacks at Eden Park, their 39th in a row, and a massive blow to Gatland's hopes of winning the series. New Zealand took the le...


Australian Opne | Srikanth beats Sai Praneeth to enter semi-finals

Sindhu saw off Indonesia Super Series Premier champion Sayaka Sato of Japan 21-17 14-21 21-18 in a match that lasted an hour and five minutes. With both shuttle...


Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open

Defending champion Stenson and Masters Tournament victor Garcia were then a shot off the lead alongside Swede Rikard Karlberg , England's Richard Bland and B...


Wales eke out win against Samoa

Pisi's kick was charged down by Aaron Shingler and Wales struck. Samoa regained the lead 10 minutes later with a try to hooker Manu Leiataua, converted by Pis...


Petra Kvitova reaches semifinals at Aegon Classic

But on Friday was Kvitova s turn to receive the applause, as she revealed that many parts of her incisive grass court game are in working order and that many ...


Raikkonen prepared to sacrifice himself to help Vettel

After a dominant weekend in Canada where he led a Mercedes one-two to regain momentum after a stinging defeat to Ferrari in Monaco , Hamilton is on a high an...


Verstappen on top as Red Bull dominate opening practice

However, Verstappen's near flawless day was soured in the final 30 seconds of the session as he lost the rear of his Red Bull at the apex of Turn 1 and slamme...


Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

Johnson - who even went and spoke to Ball's principal and teachers at Chino Hills High - sees this teenager as a leader of men. "I patterned my game after ...


Celtics trade No. 1 overall pick to Sixers

History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft, not only trading it away but doing ...


Lions back three places not decided - Gatland

The Chiefs , meanwhile, will retire to lick their wounds - and assess the condition of injured winger Toni Pulu - before returning to Super Rugby in July. Prob...


Ronaldo shrugs off leaving Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo had threatened to leave Real Madrid over a perceived witch hunt by said authorities in relation to his tax affairs. He is under official in...


Emirates Team New Zealand 2-1 up on Day 1

Moving from one hull to another is not for the faint of heart in America's Cup racing as Artemis skipper Nathan Outteridge shows here. Emirates Team New Zeal...


Confed Cup hosts Russian Federation face decisive match against Mexico

Mexico , top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal , face Russian Federation, who are just a point behind ...


Lakers select Lonzo Ball with No. 2 pick in NBA Draft

Top draft prospects gather for a group photo before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. "I mean, say you want to do something, and to ...


Kansas' Josh Jackson drafted 4th overall by the Phoenix Suns

While the top of the draft went as expected, with Washington's Markelle Fultz going No. 1 to Philadelphia and UCLA's Lonzo Ball No. 2 to the Los Angeles Lakers,...


Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final

With Olympic 49er gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke to lead the team, New Zealand have started powerfully and taken advantage of early mistakes ap...


76ers get NBA draft's No. 1 pick from Celtics

Especially when the pick we make, which I presume is either Tatum or Jackson, who may hit full potential in 3-4 years when Lebron is just about done, and the Wa...


Nuggets select Donovan Mitchell, send him to Utah Jazz in trade

He was the West Coast Conference player of the year and newcomer of the year last season after transferring from Washington. "He's able to move the ball and pla...