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Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton hoping he can land knockout blow in gripping title race

Canadian teenage rookie Lance Stroll answered some of his critics by scoring his first points in Formula One for Williams, crossing the line in ninth place to the cheers of a sell-out home crowd. "Looking back at the start, Bottas and I were trying to go from the inside when Max came around but these things can happen. It was really down to the team, great minds working together, communicating".

Sports Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia
Author: 0 Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico , 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal , OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup victors New Zealand and 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Champion Cameroon .

Sports Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris
Author: 0 Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Nishikori said: "We have been playing so many times". "Stan has played fantastically this tournament, I don't think he's dropped a set and past year he was also playing very well, I had to play one of my best matches on clay to win". The Japanese twice came from behind in a third set that ebbed and flowed, only to surrender meekly during the subsequent breaker. "Do I feel ready to win a Slam?" Wawrinka demolished Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1 while Nadal has lost just 22 games in five ...

Author: 0 Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

Patch , the one-eyed horse , paid $6.50 to show. Jose Ortiz stalked the frontrunner, then caught Irish War Cry on the front stretch. While Irish War Cry was carving out fractions of 23.88, 48.66, and 1:14.01, Tapwrit and his rider Jose Ortiz were content to sit behind the pacesetters in third place just a couple of lengths behind.

Author: 0 Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Police and rescuers were searching the fire-struck areas for more bodies. There are fears for two firefighters who are missing while four of their colleagues are described as being in a serious condition in hospital. "We were afraid the fire would reach us". "I knew several of the victims", said local resident Isabel Ferreira. Alves said, "This is a region that has had fires because of its forests, but we can not remember a tragedy of these proportions".

Sports Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't 'spending a dime' on Mayweather-McGregor fight
Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't 'spending a dime' on Mayweather-McGregor fight

Alvarez and Golovkin both recently made appearances on The Luke Thomas Show to give their respective takes on the bout between "The Notorious One" and " Money ". Johnson, who tied the UFC record with his 12th consecutive title defense, earned his first nomination. Canelo Alvarez has been beaten already by Floyd Mayweather Jr .

Author: 0 George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

Accomplished executives are being let go, star players want out and the top pick in the draft has been moved. This selection packaged, alongside the 28th overall pick and either Julius Randle or Jordan Clarkson , could be a much more appealing offer for the Pacers to consider.

Author: 0 Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo lamented his side's failure to close out victory over Mexico after conceding an injury-time equaliser in yesterday's 2-2 draw at the Confederations Cup . One "clear error" might be overturned every four or five games, Federation Internationale de Football Association head of refereeing Massimo Busacca suggested a year ago.

Author: 0 Russian Federation vs Portugal FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal and Mexico began their FIFA Confederations Cup campaign with a closely-fought contest, with El Tri grabbing a late equaliser to snatch a 2-2 draw. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor has been the subject of intense debate in recent days after reports surfaced claiming that he wants to leave Real Madrid following accusations of tax fraud .

Sports Raiders close to finalizing new deal with Derek Carr
Author: 0 Raiders close to finalizing new deal with Derek Carr

But if Carr receives a record-breaking deal, it's bound to be topped soon. A potential complicating factor was that Detroit quarterback Matt Stafford is also in the process of negotiating a contract, with the possibility that each side would wait for the other to finalize a deal first and set the market.

Sports Ex-Wimbledon champ Becker shocked by bankruptcy
Author: 0 Ex-Wimbledon champ Becker shocked by bankruptcy

Derrett rejected the request, saying, in part: "This is a historic debt ". "Surprised and disappointed that Arbuthnot Latham chose to bring these proceedings against me", Becker , 49, wrote on Twitter , referring to the bankruptcy application made by private bankers Arbuthnot Latham & Co in connection with a judgment debt owed to them by the six-time major victor.

Sports Gatland says Hansen 'worried' as Lions loom
Author: 0 Gatland says Hansen 'worried' as Lions loom

The England back looks set to be named in the squad for the first Test along with Sam Warburton , the tour captain who has been left out of tomorrow's game against the Chiefs , indicating that he will be picked on Saturday despite recent injuries.

Sports Conor McGregor fight tickets expected to be through the roof
Author: 0 Conor McGregor fight tickets expected to be through the roof

Nate Diaz, who handed McGregor his first and only defeat in the UFC, at UFC 196 in March of a year ago, took to Instagram just moments after the " fight of the century" as announced, sharing a picture of him reigning victorious over the Notorious one, challenging the Irishman and Mayweather to slug it out for "the number two spot".

Sports Longtime Jets LB David Harris signs with Patriots, ESPN reports
Author: 0 Longtime Jets LB David Harris signs with Patriots, ESPN reports

It will be curious to see what and were Harris fits on the defense. In addition to his 708 career tackles and 379 assists, Harris, a second-round draft pick (47th overall) out of MI in 2007, has made 35 sacks and six interceptions. Jet for much of his career, and he won his only Super Bowl ring with the Patriots. The signing of Harris answers one of the few question marks the Patriots had on their roster - who would start next to Dont'a Hightower at inside linebacker? He had practiced ...

Sports England hand Proteas a T20 lesson
Author: 0 England hand Proteas a T20 lesson

England completed a demolition job against South Africa in the first of three NatWest International T20 fixtures in Southampton , as they triumphed by 9 wickets and with over 5 overs to spare. "His skills are good, we know that, it is delivering them against (players like) de Villiers, who is one of the best of our generation - delivering against him is a task especially when he is coming after you".

Author: 0 Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team of the tournament

In the 1992 World Cup, which was hosted by New Zealand and Australia , the Pakistani team team led by the inspirational captain Imran Khan, turned quite a few heads as they outclassed the hosts , New Zealand in the semi-final of the competition by 7 wickets.

Author: 0 Hawks Trade Dwight Howard To Hornets For Players, Draft Pick

Dwight Howard's return to his hometown was a brief one year stint. With Cody Zeller still in fold in Charlotte, Howard enters a slightly more crowded rotation at the center position and it remains to be seen how those minutes will be allocated between the two.

Sports OJ Simpson to have Parole Hearing in July
Author: 0 OJ Simpson to have Parole Hearing in July

The charges Simpson was granted parole on in 2013 were two kidnapping charges, two robbery charges and burglary with a firearm, according to parole board documents. If not, commissioners will decide the date of the next parole board meeting, which could be as far away as five years. The Juice was acquitted in Los Angeles in 1995 of the slayings.

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

The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities €3.3m ($3.7m), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. Meanwhile Brazil star and Barcelona forward Neymar and his parents are due to stand trial for alleged corruption over his transfer from Santos in 2013.