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Sports Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 on debut with Toyota
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 on debut with Toyota

The talents of Jean-Eric Vergne though provided the real punch that saw the early advantage for the team defended with most vigour, put simply this was a race that the team, and all three drivers deserved to win. Jenson Button's BR Engineering BR1, which included Vitaly Petrov and Mikhail Aleshin, was pulled from the race in the final hour. In an era when modern drivers tend to specialise in one category, such is the demand of the individual championships, that it would be a remarkable ...

Author: 0 Cavs have called Spurs about trading for Kawhi Leonard

Reports surfaced over the weekend that Leonard is determined to play elsewhere despite an Express-News report earlier that said a plan is in place for the All-Star to sit down and discuss "any issues or concerns Leonard may have". Riley has said before that if he were to be shown the right name, he would go all in on him. Attempting to acquire Leonard would come with a major risk.

Sports Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia
Author: 0 Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

England promised to launch their campaign with attacking football and they tore into Tunisia before and after Kane's opener, creating a string of chances only to be let down by a lack of composure in front of goal. The penalty was awarded after Kyle Walker caught Fakhreddine Ben Youssef with his arm. Tunisia looked more comfortable as they sat back in defence, only to be undone by Kane in the 91st minute.

Sports Messi misses penalty as Argentina held by Iceland
Author: 0 Messi misses penalty as Argentina held by Iceland

But the Croatia boss said it was also important not to lose focus on the overall team strategy, adding: "There is no ideal way to stop Lionel Messi ". The manager said, "It was a hard match against an excellent opponent". The game of the tournament so far has been Spain-Portugal. "I saw what happened to Spain but they will not be anxious by that".

Sports Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Belgium fans hopes high at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Belgium will be without defenders Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen when they start their World Cup Group G campaign against Panama this afternoon. "It gives you a lot of breathing-space", Martinez told reporters. "I don't think teams will be overconfident facing us". Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring modest Ronaldo, miserable Messi and can England do it? "Now we already know what it's like to play in ...

Sports India's Captain Makes Heartwarming Gesture After Test Debut
Author: 0 India's Captain Makes Heartwarming Gesture After Test Debut

Ravichandran Ashwin came to the act and ended with four wickets . Afghanistan , playing the first-ever Test, were skittled out for 109 and 103 inside two sessions on day 2. "So there is no issue of any disappointment for Afghanistan team", Khanna said. Earlier, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sent his congratulations for what he called a "historic day".

Sports Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder
Author: 0 Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder

Risdon was caught napping as he brought down Griezmann just inside the box. Antoine Griezmann will lead the attack for France against Australia along with Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar out wide. "I think we gave a very good performance", Van Marwijk told reporters after the game. He's got something on it, it's hit Griezmann and gone'. That's how it is, so you have to get used to it.

Sports Salah fit for Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay
Author: 0 Salah fit for Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay

Optus staff are working around the clock to stop their World Cup stream from continually dropping out after some customers complained of patchy coverage for a second time on Saturday night and Sunday morning. But the group favourites were saved in the dying minutes when central defender Jose Maria Jimenez rose above three opponents to head home a corner.

Sports 'Earthquake' triggered by Mexico fans celebrating German defeat
Author: 0 'Earthquake' triggered by Mexico fans celebrating German defeat

Both literally and figuratively. How excited? So excited that apparently the whole country jumped at once, and seismic sensors in Mexico City detected a small natural disaster. Steven Zuber then headed in the equaliser in the 50th. However, the Ticos were not able to take advantage and Serbia was allowed to grow into the game.

Sports Ihab Leheta: Mohamed Salah to start against Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ihab Leheta: Mohamed Salah to start against Russian Federation

Uruguay Edinson Cavani revealed that he asked for Mohamed Salah's shirt as his children are fans of the Egypt forward. The 29-year-old Elshenawy won the award following his impressive performance in the 1-0 loss to Uruguay on Friday. Denis Cheryshev scored twice in a flying start for the hosts against Saudi Arabia. "We are capable of defeating them", he stressed. Ahmed took to Twitter to share a snap of the goalie refusing to pick up the award, while a man stands awkwardly holding it ...

Sports Michael Porter Jr. Cleared For Friday Pro Day
Author: 0 Michael Porter Jr. Cleared For Friday Pro Day

Not a draft season passes by where there's not at least one highly-regarded prospect whose health isn't questioned. Here's NBC Sports Boston's Mock Draft 3.0. It initially seemed odd that Porter would suddenly cancel and then reschedule a workout, but now we know it was related to an injury. It's a who's who of the NBA Draft class of 2018.

Sports Argentina vs Iceland : Messi subdued by muscular Icelandic defence
Author: 0 Argentina vs Iceland : Messi subdued by muscular Icelandic defence

Australia lost 6-0 the last time they met France in 2013 but the Socceroos' Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk said self-belief was the key to securing an upset. However, the 58-year-old Argentine, who has been linked with Chelsea, is not like most managers, though, and he shocked the Spartak Stadium's packed media room yesterday by picking up a piece of paper and rattling off the 11 names to face Iceland today (2pm, live on RTÉ2).

Sports Another Schmeichel performance to savour as Denmark win World Cup opener
Author: 0 Another Schmeichel performance to savour as Denmark win World Cup opener

Denmark join France on three points in Group C after Les Bleus registered a 2-1 triumph over Australia earlier on Saturday. Yussuf Poulsen slotted home on 59 minutes after being put through on goal by Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen , but Denmark rode their luck at times against Ricardo Gareca's attack-minded team.

Sports Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C
Author: 0 Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

Australia coach Bert van Marwijk was not so happy to see the referee originally not give the spot-kick but then change his mind after taking a second look. "In Didier Deschamps we have got a manager who was in the dressing room in 1998", Griezmann told reporters before the game. Pogba broke down the Australian defense on an incredible run and his chip deflected off the underside of the bar and landed just inside the goal line.

Sports Ronaldo ‘to pay fine’ in tax fraud case
Author: 0 Ronaldo ‘to pay fine’ in tax fraud case

Previously the record was held by Roger Mila but he leapfrogged the latter when he pulled even for Ghana in 2014 World Cup in a game against Portugal . Mourinho managed Ronaldo during his time with Real Madrid and was full of praise for his fellow Portuguese. Ronaldo had nine goals in the four European Championships in which he played, including three in the title-winning campaign in France.

Sports Kawhi Leonard wants a trade from Spurs
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard wants a trade from Spurs

According to multiple reports , Leonard wants the Spurs to trade him this offseason. He did not appear in a game since January 13 and did not play during the playoffs. When players the caliber of George and Leonard hit the market, almost every contender considers the possibility of a trade because of the impact they can have on an organization.

Sports Taxi Crashes Into Pedestrians in Moscow During World Cup Festivities
Author: 0 Taxi Crashes Into Pedestrians in Moscow During World Cup Festivities

The driver has been arrested after reportedly trying to flee the scene. An unidentified official said of the injured: "Seven of them are in a satisfactory condition and one woman is in a moderate condition". Moscow city authorities identified the driver as a 28-year-old national of the central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan who was taken into police custody for questioning.

Sports Cheryshev stars as Russian Federation rout Saudi Arabia in opener
Author: 0 Cheryshev stars as Russian Federation rout Saudi Arabia in opener

The US proposed hosting 60 out of the 80 games in 2026. Football's showpiece event will return to the North American continent for the first time since 1994 when the United States hosted the tournament. The 2018 tournament kicks off in Russian Federation on Thursday and the 2022 World Cup will be hosted by Qatar. However, Shanks expects soccer's popularity to continue to grow in the USA within the next eight years.

Sports With bogey at last, Spieth misses cut at U.S. Open
Author: 0 With bogey at last, Spieth misses cut at U.S. Open

Woods rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt at the eighth and a 17-footer at nine to complete a two-over par 72 for a 10-over total of 150. Considering that he's the best player on the planet today, that's not too big of a stretch. After two birdies in his first nine holes, Johnson made his only bogey of the day at the first, unable to get up and down for par from a greenside bunker.