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Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese GP after series of overtakes Daniel Ricciardo wins Chinese GP after series of overtakes
- April 15, 2018

It was a decision that would cost early leaders Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel their chance to win, with a spectacular charge from Ricciardo allowing him to take victory for Red Bull , bouncing back from a tough Saturday that saw him nearly start last on the grid. (more...)
Warriors crush Spurs; Sixers blow away Heat; Raptors end game one hoodoo Warriors crush Spurs; Sixers blow away Heat; Raptors end game one hoodoo
- April 15, 2018

Veteran guard Marco Belinelli has a team-high 13 points off the Sixers' bench. However, Simmons was not celebrating the team's win in the best-of-seven series and said his focus was on game two on Monday (Tuesday morning Australian time ) in Philadelphia . (more...)
Salah hits 40 goal mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth in Premier League Salah hits 40 goal mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth in Premier League
- April 15, 2018

It was only his second headed goal in the league this season and it secured the three points for his side, and possibly his place at the top of the scoring charts. It's good and impressive - what a number, wow! Yes, it's extraordinary. He knows that the kind of [football] we play suits him. Liverpool's number nine Roberto Firmino made it three after a display of individual skill as he beat Begovic in the right-hand corner of the post. (more...)
Breach's England into Commonwealth rugby sevens semis Breach's England into Commonwealth rugby sevens semis
- April 15, 2018

They will now face Olympic gold medallists Fiji in the last four (04:05, SA time), while England and New Zealand will meet in the other semi. The West Sussex star is one win away from a medal - and two away from gold - after England swept aside Wales with a 45-0 victory on the Gold Coast today. (more...)
Commonwealth Games: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu, wins women's singles badminton gold Commonwealth Games: Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu, wins women's singles badminton gold
- April 15, 2018

Also, a win here at the Carrara Sports Arena means the Haryana-born shuttler was unbeaten in all of her matches in the Gold Coast . "I would say it was a weak final for me because I have been shooting 458 plus all the time, but this time it was weak in the kneeling position and I had to cover it somehow in the prone but, still again, not so good in the standing", said the shooter, not particularly satisfied with his effort but one which was enough to get him his first CWG gold. (more...)
National Media Predictions: Raptors-Wizards Series National Media Predictions: Raptors-Wizards Series
- April 15, 2018

No sequence on Saturday showed what Toronto is about more than a late-fourth-quarter possession ending in a 3 for Wright. Lowry made both free throws and, on the ensuing possession, Wright gave Toronto the lead with a layup. Anunoby in his playoff debut - a youngster also tasked with defending Beal. "I think the fans are more relieved than we are", Wright said. "The first step in the journey", Miles said. (more...)
Kelly, Austin suspended for Yankees-Red Sox brawl Kelly, Austin suspended for Yankees-Red Sox brawl
- April 15, 2018

Beltran and the Astros eventually went on to capture the World Series, and Porcello was left to ponder a 2017 campaign in which he finished among the league leaders in all the wrong categories. Perhaps the boldest lesson from this first Red Sox-Yankees meeting of the Alex Cora and Aaron Boone eras is neither team is afraid of confrontation. (more...)
De Lille crosses party lines and the DA is not too pleased De Lille crosses party lines and the DA is not too pleased
- April 15, 2018

However, the DA said in a statement that it had not charged De Lille for attending the event. "If people want to make it a side issue, I think it is very disrespectful to Mama Winnie Mandela to now make an issue of me attending a memorial service". (more...)
San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Preview 04/14/18 San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors Betting Preview 04/14/18
- April 15, 2018

As we know, the Warriors will be without Stephen Curry for at least the first round. Durant had 11 points in the first quarter and surprise starter JaVale McGee gave Golden State an unexpected lift with nine points, helping the Warriors, the second seed in the Western Conference, take command from the start en route to as many as an 18-point lead in the first half. (more...)
Tiger Roll wins Grand National in thrilling finish Tiger Roll wins Grand National in thrilling finish
- April 15, 2018

Russell, who briefly lost a stirrup at the 19th fence, was concerned he'd gone too soon. In a battle royale approaching the line, Tiger Roll just held off a late resurgence from the Mullins' horse to edge a photo. It was also a second success in three years for owner, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary. Bless the Wings (40/1) finished third , well behind Tiger Roll and Pleasant Company (25/1 ), with Anibale Fly (10/1 ) taking fourth place on heavy ground under blue skies. (more...)
EPL: Chris Wood scores for Burney, Liverpool thump Bournemouth EPL: Chris Wood scores for Burney, Liverpool thump Bournemouth
- April 15, 2018

Wood had scored at Turf Moor for Leicester four years ago with a goal that helped the Foxes clinch the Championship title ahead of Burnley . Having only made it into the Burnley team due to Tom Heaton's shoulder injury earlier this season, Pope has held onto his position even with the club captain back fit, and his performances earned him a maiden worldwide call-up for recent friendlies against Netherlands and Italy, where he was an unused sub. (more...)
Mo Salah hits 40 mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth Mo Salah hits 40 mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth
- April 15, 2018

The Senegalese global converted a simple rebound after his initial header from Jordan Henderson's cross had been parried back into his path by Asmir Begovic . Salah nonchalantly headed Trent Alexander-Arnold's pass over Begovic in the second half for his 30th in the league, before Roberto Firmino netted his 25th of the campaign to confirm a fifth win in six games for Jurgen Klopp's team. (more...)
City bounce back with impressive destruction of Spurs City bounce back with impressive destruction of Spurs
- April 15, 2018

While City's morale is down and the Premier League title all but won, Spurs have something to play in this clash. However, this time there was no second-half collapse as City should have ran out even more convincing winners . "It is not about one result that we are going to show that we are ready or not ready [to challenge for the title]". The London club trail United by four points after picking up six straight wins in an unbeaten run of 14 games. (more...)
Warriors Give Update On Steph Curry's Timetable For Return Warriors Give Update On Steph Curry's Timetable For Return
- April 15, 2018

In last year's Western Conference Finals, the Spurs relied on Aldridge's post footwork and traditional big man moves, but they fell short against the Warriors' defense. He's my mentor and he's somebody I feel incredibly strongly about in terms of who he is and what he did for me in my life, and what he's doing for my son right now". (more...)
Lascelles quite happy at Newcastle, says Benitez Lascelles quite happy at Newcastle, says Benitez
- April 15, 2018

Unbeaten in their last seven matches across all competitions, the Gunners progressed to the UEFA Europa League semi-finals on Thursday in a 6-3 aggregate victory against CSKA Moscow. Mesut Özil is yet to feature in a game on Tyneside since joining Arsenal from Real Madrid nearly five years ago. The future seems bright for Newcastle; their top flight status is all but secure, and there is even speculation that Ashley is once again stepping up his efforts to sell the club. (more...)
Record-breaking Barca back on track after beating Valencia 2-1 Record-breaking Barca back on track after beating Valencia 2-1
- April 15, 2018

Barca crashed out of the Champions League after surrendering a 4-1 first-leg lead to Roma , who won 3-0 on Tuesday to progress on away goals . The win preserves Barcelona's unbeaten run after 32 league games with six games remaining. (more...)
Blaney, Jones top opening Bristol practice; Harvick, Allmendinger crash Blaney, Jones top opening Bristol practice; Harvick, Allmendinger crash
- April 14, 2018

In the end, Ford placed seven cars in the top 10, including Team Penske's three entries. Defending race victor Jimmie Johnson qualified 17th in the No. NASCAR announced Saturday that it had moved up the start time for the Food City 500 , aiming to beat the inclement weather. Kurt Busch said he messed up in turn one, which cost him a shot at a second straight Cup Series pole. (more...)
Isco slams 'shameful' journalist for Madrid v Juventus coverage Isco slams 'shameful' journalist for Madrid v Juventus coverage
- April 14, 2018

Real was missing influential captain Sergio Ramos through suspension and Mandzukic headed Juventus in front when the game was only 76 seconds old, meeting a sumptuous cross from former Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. Zinedine Zidane is reportedly set to rotate his squad as he aims for them to be as fresh as possible for the Champions League tie with Bayern Munich . (more...)
Juventus open communication with Man United attacker Martial Juventus open communication with Man United attacker Martial
- April 14, 2018

Villa, who at the very least are guaranteed a play-off spot, have played one game more than second-placed Fulham, while Cardiff - a point better off than Steve Bruce's side - have played two games fewer. (Files) Jose Mourinho leaves the pitch at the end of the football match between Manchester United and Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on February 3, 2018. (more...)
Mary Kom Wins Gold On Her Debut Mary Kom Wins Gold On Her Debut
- April 14, 2018

Seventh for Tejaswini Tejaswini held the lead from the first shot in the finals and broke the CWG record with 457.9. "I thought I've just got to enjoy this". She tweeted, "I Dedicated my #GC2018boxing Gold Medal to my 3 sons, Rechungvar, Khupneivar & Prince, calling me MAMA when r you coming home". Australia's Sergei Evglevski claimed the silver with 28, while the bronze medal went to Sam Gowin (17) of England. (more...)