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Srikanth, who plays in a fiercely competitive era with a crowded calendar, had a phenomenal 2017 when he won four Super Series titles, but couldn't get the top ranking due to skipping events from injury. "It will be my last match at the games and I want to win it (gold medal)", said a jovial Chong Wei. The first time I lost as well as the time would be your last in one person.
  • Israel Adesanya keeps ideal record with UFC decision win over Marvin Vettori

    Israel Adesanya keeps ideal record with UFC decision win over Marvin Vettori

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    Vettori continued to press, moving into the clinch and working Adesanya briefly against the cage, though he couldn't hold him there. He avoided two trip attempts. A one-two was there for Adesanya. Vettori with a body kick but Israel replies with a crisp straight right hand. Israel returns fire with a right hand over the top.
  • Wizards vs. Raptors live results: Score updates and highlights to Game 1

    Wizards vs. Raptors live results: Score updates and highlights to Game 1

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    VanVleet is averaging 20.0 minutes and 18.8 FanDuel points per game this season. "We're not scared. We respect them". There were numerous positive signs in the win that weren't there last season. Understanding that the game plan our coaches are putting in front of us is going to work. "It's always fun and it gets very interesting this time of the year".
  • Commonwealth Games: England men & women reach rugby sevens semis

    Commonwealth Games: England men & women reach rugby sevens semis

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    South Africa took a 33-0 lead into half time, and by the time they were done they had scored a total of 8 tries. However it wasn't enough for the English with the full-time whistle sounding soon after. Vengeance will be on agenda for the Black Ferns after they were forced to settle for silver in Rio. Portia Woodman was the standout player for New Zealand, while Niall Williams grabbed herself a splendidly opportunistic try, chasing up to pounce as one of the Kenyans tried to shepherd the ...
  • 76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3

    76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3

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    One could argue the Miami Heat didn't have its $98 million starting center either. Watch Sixers vs Heat live online streaming if without cable or on ESPN cable TV today to see who walks away with a Game 1 victory. In just his second season, Embiid averaged 22.9 points, 11.0 reboundsd and 1.8 blocks per game while leading Philadelphia to its first playoff berth since 2012.
  • Ramirez homers in victorious return to Red Sox lineup

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    According to oddsmakers at YouWager , the Red Sox are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -160 to prevail. Over 8.2 innings of work he has allowed three earned runs with two walks and six strikeouts. The Red Sox later revealed that Betts only suffered a bruised left foot on the play. He came out a few innings later. Red Sox: 1B-DH Hanley Ramirez , who left Thursday's game with a bruised left wrist after getting hit by a pitch in the first inning against NY, was not in the ...
  • Ayew rescues point for Swansea against Everton

    Ayew rescues point for Swansea against Everton

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    Carroll and Narsingh combined to tee up Jordan Ayew from close range, but with the goal at his mercy, his effort deflected to safety off Leighton Baines. It was Swansea who again came out on the front foot after the break, and Carroll should have done better when his free header was saved by a diving Pickford, before the England keeper beat away Andre Ayew's angled shot.
  • Golden State Warriors flip switch in Game 1 vs. Spurs

    Golden State Warriors flip switch in Game 1 vs. Spurs

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    Of course, this comes on the heels of averaging 69 wins per season over the past three years. The surest bet at the start of this year's National Basketball Association season was another Cavs v Warriors final but Cleveland have misfired all season and actually lost three of their four regular season games with the Pacers .
  • OU President Suffers 'Medical Emergency' During Stoops' Statue Ceremony

    OU President Suffers 'Medical Emergency' During Stoops' Statue Ceremony

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    President and Mrs. Boren have expressed their appreciation for the outpouring of support they have received. No further updates are now available. Video shows Boren leaving on a stretcher. His condition is not immediately known, however Boren was conscious while being taken away on a stretcher, and even shot the crowd a thumbs up. The longtime president underwent a successful heart bypass surgery during the spring of 2017.
  • Cardinals Win Second Straight over Reds, Back to .500 Mark

    Cardinals Win Second Straight over Reds, Back to .500 Mark

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    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds sunk to their worst start since 1931, losing their seventh in a row when Greg Garcia hit two home runs for the first time in his career and led the St. Bailey is 6-13 career against the Cardinals with a 5.86 ERA. St. Louis batters drew 11 walks on the night. Marcell Ozuna is 1-for-3 with a solo homer.
  • Boy dies after being hit by school bus, driver held

    Boy dies after being hit by school bus, driver held

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    Bus Driver Star Wallace said she usually interacts with 30-58 children, and Thursday was a good day for all the students to practice how to exit a school bus should an evacuation situation arise. A worker in the Human Resources Department said they had no comment on McArdle's arrest at this time. The school officials also handed over him to the police.
  • No Rome hangover as Barca break LaLiga record

    No Rome hangover as Barca break LaLiga record

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    The win against Valencia means a seventh league title in 10 years now looks like a formality for Barca, but they still have some work to do if they want to end the season unbeaten. Both Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta went close to adding a third, and they were made to sweat after Valencia had halved the deficit in the closing minutes.
  • Daniel Ricciardo surprised to take part in Chinese GP qualifying

    Daniel Ricciardo surprised to take part in Chinese GP qualifying

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    With the underperformance of the French manufacturer's engine one of the key reasons for his cautiousness in re-signing, this latest setback certainly has not helped that situation. "Seeing Max's mechanics as well diving in when and where they could, that is what a team is all about". "It was a fantastic effort from the crew", commented Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
  • Knicks reach out to Van Gundy, Jackson about coaching vacancy

    Knicks reach out to Van Gundy, Jackson about coaching vacancy

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    And while Mark Jackson is one name floating around, so is that of a familiar face. The Knicks reportedly reached out to Jeff Van Gundy , the team's former coach from 1996-2001, about returning to fill the opening created by Thursday's firing of Jeff Hornacek.
  • Wayne Rooney happy with deep-lying role, says Sam Allardyce

    Wayne Rooney happy with deep-lying role, says Sam Allardyce

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    All three of those players I substituted last week. "You're asking players to be angels". "Really we were all very disappointed at the end that we didn't win it. While fit it sometimes takes a little bit longer for some than others. Sam Allardyce brushed off the taunts of Everton fans who turned on him during the 1-1 Premier League draw at Swansea.
  • PSG star Neymar reveals which game he expects to return for

    PSG star Neymar reveals which game he expects to return for

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    The former Santos star still has plenty of close friends at Barca, despite the controversial way in which he left the club, and Don Balon claims that Neymar has told them he has an offer on the table to move to Old Trafford. When Neymar gets here, he'll be very eager to play. However, PSG submitted to Real's supremacy in the last 16 of the Champions League, and there have been rumours about Neymar not being happy at the Parc des Princes.
  • Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-3 win over Avalanche

    Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-3 win over Avalanche

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    Hartman's goal gave the Predators a 5-3 lead until Alexander Kerfoot pulled Colorado to 5-4 with 35.8 seconds left. "I think they got the momentum on the power play and they kept it because I think we were shorthanded three times in the second period, which was too much", Colorado coach Jared Bednar said.
  • Saina Nehwal 21-18 PV Sindhu in 1st game

    Saina Nehwal 21-18 PV Sindhu in 1st game

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    Indian badminton players have had an all-conquering CWG, and, the gold and silver set to be won in the women's singles would be the icing on the cake. The 22-year-old paddler orchestrated India's gold medal win in the women's team event. Assured of at least a silver, Satwik and Chirag will be the first Indian pair to win a men's doubles medal at the Commonwealth Games.
  • Amid ongoing disinvestment, Air India registers 11 per cent growth

    Amid ongoing disinvestment, Air India registers 11 per cent growth

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    David Lim, the general manager of Singapore Airlines had said to the magazine in an earlier interview: "We are open to bidding for Air India". International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, however, refused to comment over the issue when approached by the Times of India.
  • Bollywood celebrities congratulate MC Mary Kom over her CWG gold victory

    Bollywood celebrities congratulate MC Mary Kom over her CWG gold victory

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    British Cycling performance director Stephen Park has hailed the performances of British cyclists at this month's Commonwealth Games with the riders set to return home with a record medal haul. Malik and Phogat will be India's biggest gold medal hopes as they look the strong wrestlers in their category of 62kg and 50kg respectively. Vikas won by a 5:0 unanimous verdict against Ntsengue in a close contest which saw both the boxers claiming to have won the bout before the referee's verdict.
  • Commonwealth Games 2018 Medal Count: Winners and Final Table After Day 10

    Commonwealth Games 2018 Medal Count: Winners and Final Table After Day 10

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    The 35-year-old won ger maiden CWG gold medal on Saturday after beating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the light flyweight (48kg) final as India ended day 10 increasing their medals tally to 59 including 25 gold medals. This is the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games . On Saturday morning, Australian cyclist Chloe Hosking hung on during a wild sprint finish with four other competitors to win the gold medal in the women's road race.
  • Parker Kligerman shows how to drive Bristol — NASCAR America

    Parker Kligerman shows how to drive Bristol — NASCAR America

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    He will actually laugh", Kurt Busch said. Kyle Busch and older brother Kurt Busch will make up the front row when the race begins. In cooler temperatures on Saturday morning, Kyle Larson led the day's first practice session at 129.004 miles per hour, which exceeded Kyle Busch's pole-winning speed of 128.822 miles per hour from Friday afternoon.
  • Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Jurgen Klopp's men rated and slated

    Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Jurgen Klopp's men rated and slated

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    It was his 30 Premier League goals . Sadio Mane opened the scoring for the Reds after just seven minutes, with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino following up in the second half . It was a brilliant one! He then showed why he has been so unstoppable since arriving at Anfield as he conjured up a glancing header past Begovic with his back to goal from Trent Alexander-Arnold's searching pass.
  • Liverpool star James Milner mocks Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane

    Liverpool star James Milner mocks Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane

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    Salah, Kane's Golden Boot rival, had scored his team's second goal at Anfield - Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were responsible for the other two. When told about the numerous records Salah could break this season, Henderson replied to BT Sport: 'Yeah, he told me he's going to claim all of them! Great stuff, we're sure you'll agree.
  • Kyle Anderson starting as Spurs go small for Game 1 against Warriors

    Kyle Anderson starting as Spurs go small for Game 1 against Warriors

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    Curry will be evaluated on Saturday. Stephen Curry , the two-time MVP guard, played in only one of Golden State's final 17 games after suffering a knee sprain just as he'd recovered from a sprained ankle. "I thought one of the reasons Quinn played so well is having Steph in his ear". "Overreacting to a lot of things because we are so excited that we're in the playoffs and playing, obviously, the best team in the world".
  • Wolves fans react to their promotion to the Premier League

    Wolves fans react to their promotion to the Premier League

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    The leaders have taken the division by storm this season although their success is not without controversy following their tie-up with Portuguese super-agent Jorge Mendes . But, in the fourth minute of stoppage-time, Brentford equalised through Neal Maupay to leave Fulham 10 points adrift of Wolves, with only three games to play.
  • Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild, 4-15-2018 - Expert Prediction

    Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild, 4-15-2018 - Expert Prediction

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    Last year, the Wild lost their first-round series to St. Louis in five games. Then again, no one knows better than the Wild, or Boudreau, that being favored doesn't mean much on the ice. I've played there a bunch of times and that building gets loud. "The guys played so well in front of me, there's no fault". With the Minnesota net empty and the Wild on a six-on-four man-advantage, Zach Parise redirected a point shot into Winnipege's net, ruining Connor Hellebuyck's bid for his first ...
  • Fairytale gold for Aussie boxer with tragic family history

    Fairytale gold for Aussie boxer with tragic family history

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    Nicolson's victory was the third boxing gold of the day for Australia after Anja Stridsman and Harry Garside took out their respective finals. The beaten Walsh, who had appeared to have the better of the bout with Nicolson, begrudgingly accepted silver, covering her face at one point during the medal ceremony, tears in her eyes and her face red and puffy.
  • Guardiola's defensive switch moves Man City closer to title glory

    Guardiola's defensive switch moves Man City closer to title glory

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    Erik Lamela, Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli support Harry Kane . Elsewhere, Manchester United have a doubleheader this game-week as they face West Brom on Sunday and Bournemouth on Wednesday. Kane is in a stiff competition with Salah for the Premier League golden boot, with the England striker having 25 goals to his name this season behind Salah who leads the goal scorers chart with 29 goals.
  • Costa Set To Miss Arsenal, Atletico Europa Cup Clash

    Costa Set To Miss Arsenal, Atletico Europa Cup Clash

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    Aaron Ramsey then scored in stoppage time to seal a 2-2 draw, sending Arsenal through 6-3 on aggregate. "Perhaps in Arsenal's favour is that Atletico do play a high intensity style that is not dissimilar to Premier League clubs, so Arsenal won't find it too hard to prepare".
  • UCL Draw: Klopp welcomes Roma challenge

    UCL Draw: Klopp welcomes Roma challenge

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    The other semi-final will be between European heavyweights Bayern Munich and holders Real Madrid , who needed a dramatic stoppage-time penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo to see off Juventus after the Italian outfit had come back from 3-0 down in the first leg to level the tie.
  • Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'

    Thunder Suspend Broadcaster For Game 1 For Describing Westbrook As 'Cotton-Picking'

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    Davis used the term to describe Westbrook's play in the second quarter, while the superstar point guard was on his way to becoming the first National Basketball Association player to average a triple-double in two seasons. The phrase 'cotton-picking, ' usually used to provide emphasis, carries negative connotations related to black slavery in the United States. "Again, we've expressed to him strongly that it was offensive and inappropriate, and that's all we can do for right now", ...
  • Agent QB Mark Sanchez Suspended Four Games for Violating PED Policy

    Agent QB Mark Sanchez Suspended Four Games for Violating PED Policy

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    In a longer statement sent to ESPN's Josina Anderson, Sanchez elaborated that the positive test was "the result of incidental and isolated exposure to a banned substance". Sanchez played for USC from 2006-08, throwing for 3,207 yards and 34 touchdowns as a junior in 2008 in leading the Trojans to a 12-1 record. Sanchez spent last season on the Bears' roster but failed to appear in a game, a year after attempting only 18 passes over a season with the Cowboys and has not won a game as a ...
  • Joshua: Wilder unification fight has to happen

    Joshua: Wilder unification fight has to happen

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    It would cap off an extraordinary 2018 for Joshua if he could end the year as the undisputed heavyweight king, and he would surely be on course to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. However, Joshua still says he is not sure that Wilder is serious in his willingness to take the fight. If I was to list which [negotiations] would be easiest I'd put them at the start.
  • Mauricio Pochettino doesn't think race for Premier League top-four is over

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    The Egypt global has 29 goals from 31 league appearances, more than anyone else in the division, with Kane second on 25 after being awarded Spurs' victor against Stoke City by the Premier League . Kane was eventually awarded his 25th goal after the 2-1 win over Stoke City , with the goal initially given to team-mate Christian Eriksen . Egypt winger Salah concedes there is still a way to go before Liverpool can think about a sixth top European title, but he is backing his side.
  • Team Nigeria strikes gold in C/Games hurdles event

    Team Nigeria strikes gold in C/Games hurdles event

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    Odunayo Adekuoroye retained her Commonwealth crown, even as Blessing Oborududu won her first-ever gold medal in the Games history. Amusan defeated Jamaica's duo of Danielle Willimas and Yanique Thompson who finished on 12.78 and 12.97 seconds respectively.
  • CWG 2018: Manika Batra Clinches Gold in Women's Singles Table Tennis

    CWG 2018: Manika Batra Clinches Gold in Women's Singles Table Tennis

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    Manika, thus ensured India the 24th Gold in the marquee tournament which concludes on Sunday. Manika had taken off to a sluggish start in the first set, but put forth a valiant battle to come back from 1-6 to win the game 11-7. Sharath and Das, and Sathiyan and Batra have also entered the mixed doubles semifinals. Batra had beaten Tracy Feng of Australia in the round of 16, Yihan Zhou of Singapore in quarters and Tianwel Feng in semis to make the final.
  • Harry Kane's quest for credit attracts online trolls

    Harry Kane's quest for credit attracts online trolls

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    After the Premier League's decision, Kane has reached 25 goals in the league this season which makes him four goals far from Salah who has 29 goals to date. Both Kane and Aguero have missed some time with injuries this season, but the former has made as many starts in the Premier League as Salah. Tottenham Hotspur will look to inflict a fourth successive defeat on Manchester City when the sides face off at Wembley Stadium this weekend.