• British sailor John Fisher 'presumed lost at sea'

    British sailor John Fisher 'presumed lost at sea'

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    The 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race started from Alicante, Spain, on October 22 and covers 45,000 nautical miles (83,000 km) around the world, featuring a total of 12 host ports. Mr Fisher has been remembered as a "great and experienced sailor" and the "finest human being". "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kirsten, Ryan and Amy".
  • Renshaw added to Australia squad for final South Africa Test

    Renshaw added to Australia squad for final South Africa Test

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    With Steve Smith , Cameron Bancroft and David Warner all likely to miss the match, which starts Friday, due to their involvement in the scandal that has rocked cricket , Renshaw has emerged as the obvious replacement after having lost his Test spot just before the Ashes.
  • Michigan State official arrested amid investigation into Larry Nassar complaints

    Michigan State official arrested amid investigation into Larry Nassar complaints

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    The arrest came after the Michigan Attorney General's Office called a press conference to give an update on its investigation into Michigan State University. In February, MSU President John Engler took steps to fire Strampel for failing to enforce protocols for Nassar after a 2014 sexual assault investigation, the Detroit Free Press reported.
  • India eyes more access to China to lower deficit

    India eyes more access to China to lower deficit

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    Indian troops intervened to stop their Chinese counterparts building a road close to India's narrow corridor "Chicken Neck" area connecting northeastern states. The ambassador also stressed the need to demarcate the 3,448-km-long disputed border, which is the root cause of friction between India and China. "In order to maintain the peace and tranquility, there are certain areas, certain sectors which are very sensitive, where we must not change the status quo".
  • Sponsors put Australian cricket on notice

    Sponsors put Australian cricket on notice

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    United Kingdom publication The Telegraph reports that Lehmann will stand down from his head coaching role before the start of the fourth Test. The Sportsmail on Sunday had claimed that Warner was the central character in the ball tampering scandal and now sources have told Fairfax Media that Smith and Warner, in particular, can expect to be sidelined for "a stretch of time".
  • Keita Bates-Diop Reportedly Headed To The NBA

    Keita Bates-Diop Reportedly Headed To The NBA

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    The 6-foot-7 forward is projected to be a first-round pick in this year's draft and his departure from school was expected. The Buckeyes were one of the nation's biggest surprises and made the NCAA field in Holtmann's first season. Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr. and Daequan Cook were all taken in the first round during the 2007 NBA Draft with Oden going No. 1 (Portland), Conley No.
  • Argentina coach Sampaoli tribute to Barcelona star Messi

    Argentina coach Sampaoli tribute to Barcelona star Messi

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    The Argentine superstar has missed out in the final of the last three major tournaments they have played in, including the last two Copa Americas and their 1-0 defeat to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final . "There is a "Messi dependency" generated by Messi himself because of how incredible he is on the pitch, but we can not rest just on that", Sampaoli wrote.
  • Ronaldo draws blank as Portugal thrashed

    Ronaldo draws blank as Portugal thrashed

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    Former Liverpool player Ryan Babel doubled Holland's lead not long before Virgil van Dijk applied a calm finish in first-half stoppage time. He also had to contend with a number of fans who invaded the pitch, one of whom kissed him on the cheek.
  • Michael Porter Jr. declares for Draft

    Michael Porter Jr. declares for Draft

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    He planned to play through his freshman year of college and manage the injury after the season, but in the weeks leading up to MU's November 10 opener against Iowa State, the pain worsened, he later said. Late in the game Porter was visibly gassed and committed a bad turnover that was the sheer result of exhaustion. "I made a decision to help the team", Porter said after the season-ending loss on March 16.
  • Markelle Fultz will return to Sixers lineup against Denver Nuggets

    Markelle Fultz will return to Sixers lineup against Denver Nuggets

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    The 6-foot-4 guard's jumper has look smooth during recent public workouts. "We have ten games before the playoffs", Brown said . Fultz still has a long way to go when it comes to proving himself, but if all goes well over these next few weeks, just imagine what this could mean in the playoffs if he lives up to the hype, and gives the team another player for opponents to worry about.
  • Kraft Met with Belichick and Brady After the Season

    Kraft Met with Belichick and Brady After the Season

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    Belichick arrived Sunday at the NFL's annual meeting in Orlando and was unusually chatty with a group of New England reporters - except for that Super Bowl thing. "We're involved in a number of businesses in our family and we're in 95 countries in the world and we try to encourage to have good managers". We all have a lot of things along the way that happen to us and we all learn from them.
  • Cavani strikes, Uruguay clinches China Cup

    Cavani strikes, Uruguay clinches China Cup

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    Much of the local pre-match attention was focused upon the duel between Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Barcelona's Luis Suarez lining up in opposing attacks, but Cavani proved the difference maker with his 42nd worldwide goal. Hennessey then pushed over a rasping hit from Cavani, who headed wide from the resulting corner. Wales tested goalkeeper Fernando Muslera with some long-range efforts but their best chance fell to Bale on 45 minutes when his flicked header was palmed clear by ...
  • Rozier scores 33 as Celtics roll past Sacramento Kings

    Rozier scores 33 as Celtics roll past Sacramento Kings

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    Police say they thought he was pointing a handgun but they found only a cellphone nearby. The Golden 1 Center played a public service announcement during the first quarter in which players from both teams spoke out on the controversial issue.
  • Tim Tebow Starting With Mets' Class AA Binghamton

    Tim Tebow Starting With Mets' Class AA Binghamton

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    On Monday, the Mets announced that Tebow will begin the season at Double-A Binghamton. Per MLB.com's Anthony DiComo , an official announcement will not be made until next week. Nevertheless, the Mets invited him to Spring Training , where he had only one hit in 18 at-bats in seven games. Tebow was slowed by a sprained ankle before being sent the minor league camp.
  • Harden's triple-double lifts Rockets to 9th win in row

    Harden's triple-double lifts Rockets to 9th win in row

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    The Pelicans' average margin of victory in their last five games has been 6.0, up from 0.7 for the season. At this point, the most likely options are Utah, Denver or Minnesota, but San Antonio and New Orleans are also possibilities. The Rockets garnered success this season by constructing an offensive system built entirely around Harden, a system that has proven successful in the past.
  • Media Watch: City style aids England's Stones

    Media Watch: City style aids England's Stones

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    Everton's Pickford started against Holland, keeping his second clean-sheet in two appearances, but Southgate confirmed Stoke's Butland will begin the Italy match. The 30-year-old remains on course to be named in the squad to travel to Russian Federation but looks increasingly likely to be used as back-up to Jack Butland and Jordan Pickford.
  • Former ISU player Upshaw dies after collapsing on court

    Former ISU player Upshaw dies after collapsing on court

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    He played professionally overseas after not being selected in the NBA Draft, then returned to the US when he was picked by the Drive in the fourth round of the G League's developmental draft in 2016. We'd like to thank the many doctors and nurses at Spectrum Health for their efforts in caring for our son. According to the Associated Press, Upshaw played college basketball at Illinois State for three seasons before transferring to Hofstra University.
  • Mourinho prepares Bojba compensation plan at Manchester United

    Mourinho prepares Bojba compensation plan at Manchester United

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    Pogba was dropped from the starting line-up for Manchester United's 2-0 FA Cup win over Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend along with Alexis Sanchez. 'He likes Paul a lot. "It's been hot between us (Drogba and Mourinho)", Drogba said, according to ESPN . "That's why he's given him a lot of responsibilities".
  • Aguero reveals plan to leave Manchester City when contract is up

    Aguero reveals plan to leave Manchester City when contract is up

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    However, the Argentine remains keen on a return back home to play for Independiente del Valle , rather than taking his spell at City into a 10th campaign. "I am not thinking about that now. The only way I can repay them is to win the World Cup", the 29-year-old stated. One could have safely surmised that 2018 would be Aguero's final trip to the World Cup, but his intentions to leave Europe halfway through the 2022 cycle all but confirm those assumptions.