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Britain's foreign minister increased pressure on Russian Federation over the poisoning case of one of Moscow's ex-spies by claiming it was "overwhelmingly likely" President Vladimir Putin directly ordered the attack. "She was attacked on the territory of the Kingdom, and as she is a Russian national, Russia, in particular the Russian Embassy in London, can not stand apart".
  • Roger Federer Becomes Oldest World No.1 In Tennis History (Full Story)

    Roger Federer Becomes Oldest World No.1 In Tennis History (Full Story)

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    Just having had the year that I've had, winning three Slams, that's what it took to get the ranking. The more aggressive player, the more steady server is going to. When you're older you have to work double the amount, you have to wrestle it back from someone who's also worked hard to get there. "Getting to No.
  • Icardi passes 2 century marks with 4-goal performance

    Icardi passes 2 century marks with 4-goal performance

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    Inter's third and fifth goals, Icardi's second and fourth, are the stand out finishes. He followed up that season with 22 in 2013-14, but his personal best in a single term is the 24 he managed in 2016-17. One was scored with "another body part". "I scored my first goal in the top flight here - it was destiny". Inter midfielder Roberto Gagliardini insisted his side need to continue playing this way for the remained of the season to qualify for the Champions League.
  • India is tough but momentum is on our side, says Shakib

    India is tough but momentum is on our side, says Shakib

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    Both of them have been fined 25 per cent of their match fees and also one demerit point each for violating the ICC Code of Conduct. With India in the final where they will play gusty Bangladesh on Sunday, it's little surprise that life for Dhawan off the field is rosy too.
  • Luke Shaw FA Cup Performance Slammed by Manager Jose Mourinho

    Luke Shaw FA Cup Performance Slammed by Manager Jose Mourinho

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    Only midfielder Nemanja Matic was spared from heavy criticism , as Mourinho lit into his team, saying they lacked class, personality and desire. Scott McTominay was again selected to play alongside Matic in United's midfield, but Mourinho - while praising his "emotional balance" - said the 21-year-old was below par.
  • Cousins Wants to Stay with the Vikings for a Long Time

    Cousins Wants to Stay with the Vikings for a Long Time

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    Along with the Vikings , the New York Jets and their boatload of cap space were reportedly the final two teams in contention to land Cousins this offseason. Zimmer's philosophy doesn't emphasize or maximize individual statistics, focusing more on overall disruption and pressure, so the sack dropoff was not a concern to the Vikings.
  • Cincinnati suffers stunning loss to Nevada in NCAA Tournament

    Cincinnati suffers stunning loss to Nevada in NCAA Tournament

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    As incredible as that is all by itself, ESPN Stats & Info points out it also means this is the first time since 1979 than none of the South Region's Top 4 seeds advance to the Sweet 16. Evans had 19 and Jarron Cumberland had 17 for Cincinnati. The Wolf Pack was led by Cody Martin's 25 points. Jordan Caroline and Kendall Stephens both chipped in 13 points.
  • Shami to be back in Central Contracts if AUC report absolves him

    Shami to be back in Central Contracts if AUC report absolves him

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    The BCCI's handbook has an "Ethics Code" for cricketers with a specific clause regarding financial transactions. Hasin, in an exclusive chat with India Today on Saturday, said she never accused Shami of match-fixing . In the wake of this all, his immediate future with the Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League (IPL ) remains doubtful, but as per reports , he will get a green signal to play for his IPL team despite his central contract being withdrawn.
  • Raiders trading Cordarrelle Patterson to the Patriots

    Raiders trading Cordarrelle Patterson to the Patriots

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    Patterson, 27, has never emerged as a consistent threat in the passing game. His 32.4 yards per return led the league, along with his two touchdown returns. He could fill Patterson's spot on Oakland's roster. The Patriots notably traded out of the 29th overall pick to send it to the Vikes, getting four picks in return.
  • Martin Truex Jr. wins Auto Club 400

    Martin Truex Jr. wins Auto Club 400

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    Kevin Harvick arrived in his home state late this past week on a three-race winning streak. That can't-do list is awfully short these days for Harvick, who is attempting to become the 13th driver in Cup Series history to win four consecutive races , and only the sixth since 1991.
  • Alexander Volkov 'waiting on a title shot' after KO of Fabricio Werdum

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    The Russian is undefeated in his three-fight UFC career, with wins over the likes of Roy Nelson and Stefan Struve. Werdum appeared to be winning in the early going, controlling Volkov on the ground in the first and second rounds in particular, but by the third, it looked like he was getting exhausted while the younger Volkov still looked fresh.
  • Will Butler & Purdue Cash the Over? 3/18/18 — March Madness Predictions

    Will Butler & Purdue Cash the Over? 3/18/18 — March Madness Predictions

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    Purdue shoots 42 percent from behind the 3-point line, which is the highest percentage in the Big Ten and second in the nation to only William & Mary. Mathias was asked in the post-game press conference whether it was the biggest shot of his playing career. "This is for Isaac", Haarms said. "This one's for him".
  • Liverpool vs Watford Final score - EPL 2018 | 17 March 2018

    Liverpool vs Watford Final score - EPL 2018 | 17 March 2018

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    Click the right arrow, above, to see the odds for each player to win the Golden Boot, courtesy of SunBets ... He said on LFC TV: " They've got to be careful they don't start thinking they are a great team and great players ". With the worldwide break resuming, Liverpool do not play for two weeks but Klopp was not anxious over Can aggravating the complaint while on national team duty and confirmed the midfielder would not be pulling out last minute.
  • 3 reasons why banning Kagiso Rababa is an inappropriate decision

    3 reasons why banning Kagiso Rababa is an inappropriate decision

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    The decision to include Olivier and Morris is a conscious move by the selectors to bolster the fast-bowling resources, which have taken a hit following the suspension to Kagiso Rabada . From a cricketing viewpoint it is a pity that Rabada will not be seen in action for two Tests for he has virtually been the man of the series so far.
  • Ronaldo Hits Four As Real Madrid Outscore Girona

    Ronaldo Hits Four As Real Madrid Outscore Girona

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    Bale appears to have dropped down the pecking order at the Bernabeu in recent weeks, beginning both Champions League round-of-16 games against Paris Saint-Germain on the bench, but Zidane denied that the €101 million summer 2013 signing from Tottenham Hotspur was unhappy with his current situation.
  • Osaka ousts Halep, Kasatkina tops Venus

    Osaka ousts Halep, Kasatkina tops Venus

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    Japan's Osaka , ranked a lowly 44th in the world, thrashed Romania's below par world number one Halep 6-3, 6-4 in just 64 minutes. The Japanese youngster, who defeated Maria Sharapova in the first round and beat world number one Simona Halep in the semi-finals, followed up those impressive wins with a convincing 6-3 6-2 victory over her Russian opponent in the final.
  • Gentry rips officiating after Pelicans fall to Rockets

    Gentry rips officiating after Pelicans fall to Rockets

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    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers was fined $15,000 for criticizing the referees in the Rockets' last game, a Thursday win over Rivers' Clippers. That didn't limit him this time. If you're a basketball fan, you're in heaven.There are some big NBA games on tap, including the Pacers and Wizards jockeying for Eastern Conference playoff position.
  • Liverpool 5-0 Watford: 5 Talking Points

    Liverpool 5-0 Watford: 5 Talking Points

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    Two minutes before half time it was the Premier League top scorer again who made it 2-0 after the he benefited from a Robertsons' cross as he side foots the ball home. Huddersfield are three points clear of Southampton, who drop into the relegation zone. It's very important for us as a team and I thought we defended really well.
  • Mavericks at Raptors tipoff

    Mavericks at Raptors tipoff

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    The Toronto Raptors are the favorite at -11.5, 81.3% have picked the Toronto Raptors to cover the spread. The game finished with a total of 191 points, which was 19.5 points below the projected point total of 210.5 points. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Raptors are 11-point road favorites to beat the Mavericks , while the over/under now sits at 212 points at the majority of online sportsbooks.
  • LeBron James: Tyronn Lue's Health 'Way More Important' Than Basketball

    LeBron James: Tyronn Lue's Health 'Way More Important' Than Basketball

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    The Cavaliers went on to get the win over the Bulls Saturday, 114-109. He also had a steal, two blocks, and was 15-of-26 from the field. According to ESPN .com's Dave McMenamin , James expressed his belief that Lue's health should take priority over basketball: "We worry about his health, obviously".
  • What Wenger Told Sanchez Before He Left Arsenal

    What Wenger Told Sanchez Before He Left Arsenal

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    A second attempt at signing the Chilean by the Cityzens was hijacked by their neighbours, and Sanchez completed his jump over the Emirates' walls, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan going the other way. Pogba - who became the world's most expensive player when he returned to Old Trafford from Juventus in 2016 - has started half United's last six games on the bench, including both legs of the Champions League exit to Sevilla.