• O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks
O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks

But a number of likely Test regulars, including first-five Owen Farrell , lock Alun Wyn Jones , hooker Ken Owens and tighthead Dan Cole, are not in the XV. Farrell kicked the Lions to victory against the Crusaders but may be paying the price for a late missed penalty against the Highlanders , when a frustrated Gatland said his men "shot oursel...

Read more

  • Sandro Ramirez: Everton set to sign Malaga striker for £5.2m
Sandro Ramirez: Everton set to sign Malaga striker for £5.2m

In a move to ensure an ability to move on to (bigger or at least better paid) things last year, the 21-year-old insisted that his contract contained a £5.3m release clause - which has now been activated by Everton . They say a deal will still go through but it could still be some days before Everton can confirm Sandro's arrival. And Sandro is sa...

Read more

  • Bayern Munich rules out transfer of Robert Lewandowski
Bayern Munich rules out transfer of Robert Lewandowski

In a statement issued to Sky Germany, Bayern denied that clubs have contacted them and asked about Lewandowski's availability. "Lewandowski's contract expires in 2021". The Borussia Dortmund forward scored twice on the final day of the season to win by one goal . "Every aspect of Lewandowski's game suggests he would thrive in the Premier Lea...

Read more

  • Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup
Ronaldo header lifts Portugal over hosts Russian Federation at Confed Cup

New Zealand were then presented with another chance to take the lead in the 27th minute through Ben Woods, however Mexico's Alfredo Talavera produced a fine save to deny the striker. "I apologize, my words were wrong", Osorio said through a translator of the incident captured on the official broadcast feed. "Our players and myself were shouting ...

Read more

  • Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways
Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways

Ultimately, we have some philosophical differences on how to build our team. On Saturday, the Coyotes traded longtime goalie Mike Smith to the Calgary Flames, and on Monday, they announced they will not offer a contract to captain Shane Doan , who had played with the team for 21 seasons.

Read more

  • Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe
Tower fire began in fridge, cladding was unsafe

Police said that 79 people were dead, or missing and assumed dead, after the blaze rapidly spread through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower , which was built in 1974, on June 14. Tests on the Grenfell cladding, carried out by Building Research Establishment, have been passed to the government. "Consumers who believe they may have a Hotpoint fridge fr...

Read more

  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

Ahead of the expansion draft, teams scrambled to protect assets they were forced to expose to Vegas under the expansion rules, causing a flurry of trades and side deals. After meeting with the board of governors earlier in the day, Knights chairman and CEO Bill Foley said he was already "very proud" of the roster assembled by McPhee.

Read more

  • Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4
Perez grand slam in 8th rallies Royals over Red Sox 6-4

In the last 30 games, Merrifield has hit.336 with 19 RBI, Hosmer has hit.325 with 5 homers, Perez has hit.291 with 7 homers, Cain has hit.275 with 9 homeruns and Moustakas has hit.303 with 10 homers and an impressive 31 RBIs. Marlins 2, Nationals 1 • Max Scherzer's bid for the third no-hitter of his big league career ended with one out in the eight...

Read more

  • Read recovered and raring to go against Lions
Read recovered and raring to go against Lions

Seemingly satisfied in his performance, Hansen now has a player on the bench that he is comfortable using in all the positions in the back row. Cardiff and Wales flanker Warburton has scrambled for full match sharpness ever since suffering an ankle problem in the tour-opening 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians.

Read more

  • Klopp sends message of support to son of Joost vd Westhuizen
Klopp sends message of support to son of Joost vd Westhuizen

Southampton are thought to be holding out for a transfer fee in the region of £60m to sell one of the Premier League's most promising centre-halves. Going after a player with two full seasons of Premier League experience is a better option for Klopp than playing Milner out of position or a 20-year-old coming back from a major knee injury.

Read more

  • Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14m tax fraud
Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14m tax fraud

The lawsuit is based on a report sent to the prosecutor's office from Spain's tax agency AEAT, it said. According to the statement, the footballer allegedly set up a web of companies that involved transferring his image rights from his BVI-based company to a second company in Ireland, with sole objective of creating a "screen" to confuse the Sp...

Read more

  • Suns seeking to trade up in draft, snag Lonzo Ball
Suns seeking to trade up in draft, snag Lonzo Ball

The Lakers have had discussions with at least two teams in the lottery in the hopes of trying to improve their outside shooting and perimeter defense, ESPN reported Monday . Additionally, the move would also make sense if the Los Angeles like the young core of D'Angelo Russell, Brandon Ingram and Julius Randle. 1 and 3 picks over the weekend.

Read more

  • Woman killed by bear in Alaska was newly married
Woman killed by bear in Alaska was newly married

Erin Johnson of Anchorage died and Ellen Trainor of Fairbanks sustained minor injuries in the attack Monday near a mine located about 275 miles northeast of Anchorage . Tom Crockett, Park Ranger, said the bear appeared to be a predatory bear opposed to a defensive, which is rare. A necropsy on the bear was planned, and samples were taken fo...

Read more

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp delighted with Mohamed Salah transfer
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp delighted with Mohamed Salah transfer

The winger went on to be a huge hit in Italy, scoring 19 goals in all competitions for Roma last season, and he admits his time in Serie A has helped take his game to the next level. The Brazilian could be set to play as a striker yet again next season and having done so last season, too, he should have no problem adjusting but will the curse of ...

Read more

  • Twins select Royce Lewis first overall
Twins select Royce Lewis first overall

The first college player selected was Louisville first baseman/left-hander Brendan McKay , who went fourth overall to the Tampa Bay Rays. The guy I would pick is Hunter Greene , a righthanded pitcher from Notre Dame High in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, who throws a 102-MPH fastball.

Read more

  • 76ers make Markelle Fultz top pick in National Basketball Association draft
76ers make Markelle Fultz top pick in National Basketball Association draft

He carries a torch from the time he wasn't named high school player of the year in his area, to the time he was cut at DeMatha his sophomore year, to why the Celtics passed up on him as the No. "I think there's an inner drive there and it's something that makes him special". "When I kind of got reintegrated into this process, right after the season...

Read more

  • 5 things we learned from the Lions win over Chiefs
5 things we learned from the Lions win over Chiefs

Nowell, Daly and Liam Williams gelled to fine effect in the Lions' first real back-three performance of attacking flair against the Chiefs. Speaking to the Telegraph , Feehan added: "Nothing is ideal in this life and if someone is determined enough they probably will get something but all we can do is try to ensure that that they don't".

Read more

  • Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals
Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

Certainly over the next few weeks I'm going to get my head around that and all the challenges that's going to bring and more importantly all the opportunities it's also going to bring. He declined to call on tournament organisers to change their pitch policy, however. "The team management also kept motivating us". "I would keep it the same way".

Read more

  • Presidential polls: Kovind gets 25000-vote boost as Shiv Sena backs NDA
Presidential polls: Kovind gets 25000-vote boost as Shiv Sena backs NDA

The Sena didn't vote with the NDA in the last two presidential polls. If the Shiv Sena were to refuse to go along with the BJP's choice for the Rashtrapati Bhavan, it risks the plausible mid-term elections to the Maharashtra State Legislature.

Read more

  • Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Header Takes Dominant Portugal Past Russia In Group A
Confed Cup: Ronaldo's Header Takes Dominant Portugal Past Russia In Group A

In the second on Wednesday night, striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico's victor in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesdayto leave them on the verge of semifinals. Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A enco...

Read more