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Sport Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station
Author: 0 Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

Belgium's government has kept the country at the second-highest threat level after terrorist attacks in the subway and at the airport killed 34 people in March 2016. "It wasn't exactly a big explosion but the impact was pretty big", he added. Nicolas Van Herrewegen, an employee at the Brussels Central Station, told Reuters that he was heading downstairs toward the underground platforms of the compact, 1930s station, which serves long-distance and suburban lines running under the city ...

Sport Canelo confident of a knockout in Golovkin fight
Author: 0 Canelo confident of a knockout in Golovkin fight

Whitnall I'm so lucky.my first drawings look you know as the will to strike.it's exactly what to do. you know that some forget. the masterplan is like a musician professor musician. I know him, he's the best. He has a good team, and a good promoter. Saunders asked if he could fight the victor, but Golovkin was non committal. "That's not a fight, it's a business", said WBC Median champion.

Sport Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals
Author: 0 Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

On the run-in to the start of the America's Cup semifinal on Tuesday, New Zealand's catamaran capsized in spectacular style. Land Rover BAR skipper Sir Ben Ainslie called it “certainly the most exciting and exhilarating racing Ive ever been involved in”.

Sport Heavy Betting on Conor McGregor Narrows Odds Gap to Floyd Mayweather
Author: 0 Heavy Betting on Conor McGregor Narrows Odds Gap to Floyd Mayweather

Lewis, who fought for Canada at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, joins a growing list of boxing purists who have come out against the much-discussed fight which will take place August 26 . "I love Bruce Lee and the other disciplines and when he fought against other fighters, you wanted to see the differences, so I can see the appeal", Lewis said.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the A Bola story was published. It is claimed that club divisions between the two were put to one side, as the Brazilian sent Ronaldo a message on WhatsApp expressing his support.

Author: 0 Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

James even campaigned to get Griffin an extension after he pulled off a trade to get Kyle Korver , one of the league's best outside shooters. Griffin's departure comes three days before the draft - the Cavs are now without a pick - and on the eve of free agency.

Sport Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills
Author: 0 Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Open wide open and there for the taking. Rickie Fowler , Jamie Lovemark and J.B. Holmes were all one shot back, followed by a group of five at 5 under, including amateur Cameron Champ. There have been no reports yet of anyone getting sick. NOTEWORTHY: A 94-year-old man stopped breathing while in a grandstand on the sixth hole and died of what officials said appeared to be natural causes.

Author: 0 Madrid president dismisses move for De Gea

Perez , who has just been re-appointed as president, said the club have not made any offers for the two youngsters yet. "I would have liked to have him, but we haven't contemplated it". United came agonisingly close to achieving the feat, but lost out to Lionel Messi's Barcelona in a game that is widely seen as the beginning of Ronaldo's battle with Messi to be the best ever.

Sport Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The 32-year-old only signed a new deal with Real in November and is under contract until 2021, though his unhappiness has caused an issue for Perez as he begins his new term as the head of the European and Spanish champions. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he had made from image ...

Sport Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa
Author: 0 Bairstow leads England to rout of South Africa

Bairstow, who had been parachuted into the one-day team for that Cardiff semi-final following his blistering form this summer, was again the centre of attention as he struck only his second T20 worldwide hundred. Spinners Liam Dawson (four overs for 17 runs) and debutant Mason Crane (four overs for 24) both bowled tidily on their Hampshire home ground.

Sport Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
Author: 0 Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Bobrovsky got 25 of the 30 first-place votes to outdistance Braden Holtby and Carey Price after leading the league with a 2.06 goals-against average and a.931 save percentage. Burns beat out Ottawa's Erik Karlsson , who scored 71 points. "I can't wait to play National Hockey League 18". NHL 18 is also making it easier than ever to play with or against friends, creating more than 64 ways to team up and play on the couch or online, and bringing co-op play to more modes including Hockey ...

Sport Dodgers' Puig makes obscene gesture at Cleveland fans
Author: 0 Dodgers' Puig makes obscene gesture at Cleveland fans

Cody Bellinger went yard twice and added a double for the Dodgers, but did not give any one-fingered waves to the fans. CLEVELAND The Dodgers and Cleveland Indians have the best bullpens in baseball by most statistical measures. Clayton Kershaw (9-2) pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with four strikeouts and two walks. Tomlin is coming off a short 2.2-inning outing, allowing four runs on nine hits.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

A spokesperson for Mourinho's current employer said: 'José Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published today. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal global of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate.

Author: 0 Blues unveil new home jerseys

The New Jersey Devils widened the stripes on their sleeves as well. All 31 teams, including the Vegas Golden Knights, unveiled their new looks, and while some teams went with drastic changes, the Blackhawks were much more subtle. The new jerseys will be available for pre-orders at Tampa Bay Sports locations in Amalie Arena and International Plaza starting on Saturday. Combining moisture management technology and a streamlined silhouette to maximize air flow circulation with materials that ...

Author: 0 Agent CB Justin Gilbert suspended for 1 year by NFL

Justin Gilbert's unemployment will last for at least another year. Gilbert was originally selected out of Oklahoma State in the first round of the 2014 draft in a Browns class that also included quarterback Johnny Manziel. The Steelers officially released the 6-foot, 202-pound corner in February, and it's highly unlikely any team would want to sign him until he can prove that his football career comes first.

Author: 0 Perez mum on rumours Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

A number of high-profile football stars have been accused of tax avoidance in recent months, with Cristiano Ronaldo the most recent example. "I found out about all this from a newspaper", Perez said. The 32-year-old signed a new contract with Real until 2021 last November and has a release clause of one billion euros ($1.11 billion). "I do not know his tax situation very well ".

Sport Pepe dodges questions on Ronaldo future
Author: 0 Pepe dodges questions on Ronaldo future

Mexico's second half resistance was broken four minutes from time when Hector Herrera let the ball bounce off his foot and Cedric pounced, with the Southampton player's shot taking a deflection off Herrera on the way in. A deep cross was able to find former Arsenal forward Carlos Vela after lax defending from Raphael Guerreiro . The FIFA Player of the Year, who had scored 11 goals in seven games coming into Sunday's encounter, was perhaps not as influential as usual but was still ...

Sport Trip to Holy Land heals wounds between Patriots' Robert Kraft, Roger Goodell
Author: 0 Trip to Holy Land heals wounds between Patriots' Robert Kraft, Roger Goodell

Now we understand what it means to be a community, because that's what it feels like here: one giant community who believes in each other and who works together for each other. In an interview with The Jerusalem Post , Goodell touched on his recent history with Kraft. The mission was organized by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft , who has been sponsoring the sport in Israel since it was launched in 1999.

Sport Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs
Author: 0 Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs

Wojnarowski says that the move will likely provide salary cap relief for the Spurs as Gasol will come back on a smaller annual salary. Pau Gasol has declined the option on his contract for next season with the San Antonio Spurs, but it's doubtful he's going anywhere.

Author: 0 Two bear attacks, two deaths over two days in Alaska

Anchorage A 16-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by a black bear during a mountain race in Alaska phoned his brother while he was being chased, race officials say. "There were probably a dozen mountain runners up there keeping the bear on its toes", Precosky said. Marsh goes on to explain that maulings are infrequent and rare, "It's very unusual".

Sport Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals
Author: 0 Latvia's Ostapenko into French Open semifinals

The players had been back on court for only about 20 minutes after a first rain interruption, which lasted more than three hours. Wozniacki was magnanimous in defeat after her wait for an elusive first major title continued, losing a match which finished nearly six hours after they first stepped onto the court following two delays due to the weather .

Sport Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep

Halep marked herself out as a favourite for the title at Roland Garros after winning in Madrid and finishing runner-up in Rome, but a tumble in the Italian Open final left her with ankle ligament damage and cast doubt over whether she would play in Paris .

Author: 0 Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach final

Halep won a long game to break for 3-1 with a brilliant running forehand pass and then fought off two break points in the following game. Unseeded women are 4-15 in the French Open semifinal in the open era. On this occasion, Ostapenko would not hit straight back, with the Latvian missing some glorious opportunities and eventually tossing her racquet to the ground.

Author: 0 Warren Gatland responds to his critics after British Lions defeat Crusaders

The Lions haven't given away a lot, but one of their big weapons was clearly on display in Christchurch, and that was their defence. Replacements: Anthony Watson (England) for Hogg (21 mins), Johnny Sexton (Leinster, Ireland) for Davies (29 mins), CJ Stander (Munster, Ireland) for O'Brien (57 mins), Jack McGrath (Leinster, Ireland) for Vunipola, Maro Itoje (England) for Kruis (both 60 mins), Ken Owens (Wales) for George, Dan Cole (England) for Furlong (both 67 mins).

Sport Owen Farrell ruled out of Maori All Blacks match
Author: 0 Owen Farrell ruled out of Maori All Blacks match

Warburton led the Lions to a disappointing 23-22 loss to the Highlanders midweek and coach Warren Gatland opted instead to hand Ireland flanker O'Mahony the skipper's armband. He said his side would need to keep building for the Tests, which start next Saturday in Auckland and proceed over the following two weeks. With Johnny Sexton given the nod at fly-half, the Irishman appears to have a strong chance of claiming the Test shirt, despite Farrell being the odds-on favourite to ...

Author: 0 Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Think about it. In the past year since the Golden Knights were officially accepted, there has been a cottage industry created around speculation over who would and would not be available, around mock expansion drafts and even the speculation over which players would be dealt before the draft so teams would avoid losing them for nothing.

Sport Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead
Author: 0 Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

Splash brothers Thompson and Stephen Curry totaled for 11 of the Warriors 16 threes on the night with Thompson having the hot hand early, erupting for 16 points in the opening period before finishing the game with 30 points. No NBA team have ever found their way back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series but James was not ready to admit defeat. The Warriors can finish off the Cavaliers on Friday (9 p.m.

Sport UCLA Olympic lab penalized by world drug agency
Author: 0 UCLA Olympic lab penalized by world drug agency

The tour also is bringing its list of banned substances in line with the World Anti-Doping Association. The tour implemented an extremely flawed system that easily allowed players to circumvent. The TOUR has maintained a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) program, which enables players with legitimate medical conditions to use prohibited substances as prescribed by their physicians and under the advisement of the TUE Committee.

Author: 0 Knicks are considering trade of Porzingis

To that possibility, Jackson had a dinner meeting with Arizona forward Lauri Markkanen on Monday night in NY, league sources told The Vertical . Boston holds the No. Add all of it up and it seems clear the Knicks, bless their insanity, have infuriated Porzingis and could legitimately explore options to move him this summer.

Sport Royal Family enjoy the sun on day one at Ascot
Author: 0 Royal Family enjoy the sun on day one at Ascot

If you have never bet on a horse in your life before but you do fancy doing so, then consider placing something known as an Each Way bet. Stephen Harris, Award-winning Racing Editor at Better Collective, said: "Betting on the Queen's hat is a bit different to reading the form, but this research goes to show that there's certainly some trends to follow and backing blue certainly looks the way to go!" "I knew there'd be a lot of pace , he was pretty slow out of the gates but he was ...

Author: 0 Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Petersburg in 2007. He said that everything was "on the table", including playing on a different date or with a different format. Players know that the ultimate decision will now be spot on. The rule-making International Football Board (IFAB) had approved video assistance to be used "for clear errors in match-changing situations". Uncertainty in the stadium lasted far beyond the six-second target Federation Internationale de Football Association had set past year for officials to review ...

Sport Lakers holding onto Deng and Mozgov for now
Author: 0 Lakers holding onto Deng and Mozgov for now

In acquiring Russell, the Nets now have a playmaker who averaged 14.3 points and four assists in two seasons with the Lakers. The Lakers made the move to create salary cap room as they plan to pick UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball at No. He missed a chunk of the season with right knee tendinitis. Last year for a wretched Nets team, the 29-year-old center averaged 20.5 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.

Sport It's On: Conor McGregor Will Meet Floyd Mayweather In August
Author: 0 It's On: Conor McGregor Will Meet Floyd Mayweather In August

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor - the biggest stars of their respective sports - announced Wednesday, June 14 (Thursday Manila time) they would fight on August 26 in Las Vegas . Mayweather , who has won multiple belts as a boxer and is 49-0, has not fought since September 2015. The Mayweather v McGregor fight will likely be priced at an even higher fee.