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by | February 18, 2018 | 16:14

Captain Eoin Morgan returned from injury to help England avoid its fourth-straight loss in the series, scoring an unbeaten 80 from 46 balls and sharing a partnership of 93 with Dawid Malan (53) in England's innings of 194-7. Australia and New Zealand will now face each other in the final on 21st February in Auckland. Any hopes England had that New Zealand would be in two minds going for the win or simply qualification for the final were quickly dashed when Colin Munro took ...

by | February 18, 2018 | 16:13

Both Splash Brothers put up 27 points on separate occasions in the Three-Point Contest in 2015 and 2016. When asked after the Three-Point Contest if he will compete in next year's competition, which will take place in Curry's hometown of Charlotte, Thompson did not give a definitive answer.

by | February 18, 2018 | 15:11

In the 500m , she tried to hold her line on the final lap but her hand came in contact with Dutchwoman Yara van Kerkhof's boot which resulted in her careering into a wall. Li was put through to the final, having been deemed blameless, and went on to claim a silver medal behind Choi Min-jeong of South Korea. "I'm really overwhelmed.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:49

Higuain got the first goal after 73 seconds, and minutes later added a second from the spot after Ben Davies´ foul on Federico Bernardeschi. Runaway leaders Manchester City would only lead by a futile 12 points, according to the table, while Arsenal would have picked up five extra points.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:21

That time was very important for me - everyone said there was a lot of new talent around but experience is equally important. "The type of spinners India have, they will get the purchase out of surfaces no matter what the groundsmen produces.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:09

However, he was unable to taste victory over his former side in the FA Cup , as he now invites them back to the home of his new employers for an FA Cup replay - Wednesday's second replay of this season's competition. Wednesday's best chance to spring an upset came inside the first two minutes when Adam Reach's effort was parried by Swans goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt .

by | February 18, 2018 | 13:30

She threw her hands up at the end and said: "I tried". I was riding. I really don't know what happened. Ledecka's laid-back approach comes from her father Janek, one of the country's most popular musicians, who said he is more than happy to share the spotlight with his 22-year-old daughter.

by | February 18, 2018 | 13:07

And Pep started working on him as a full-back in pre-season after years playing in midfield. Their first three goals came in a devastating nine-minute spell thanks to a Gundogan header, a Bernardo Silva volley and a long-range Sergio Aguero strike.Basel's misery continued just after the break when Gundogan deftly added a fourth from outside the area and he could easily have finished with a hat-trick.

by | February 18, 2018 | 11:53

Suarez latched on to a pass from Lionel Messi to dribble round the home side's goalkeeper and slot into an empty net in the 16th minute, while Messi hit the woodwork later in the game, as did Eibar's Fabian Orellana , who was sent off with 25 minutes remaining for a second booking.

by | February 18, 2018 | 11:46

Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery will also take the blame for failing to make an impact with his substitution as Real Madrid's changes won them the game late on. Ronaldo has outscored the Argentina worldwide in each season in Europe's elite club competition since 2014 and has lifted three Champions League titles in the last four campaigns.

by | February 18, 2018 | 11:34

Woods was playing his second PGA Tour tournament of the season, having made his long-awaited comeback from back problems at the Farmers Insurance Open last month. "It was really, really, really strong to start and then laid down a little bit, kind of switched". As if Woods needed another reminder about the actuarial life table for elite athleticism, he slopped to a five-over-par 76 on Friday that resulted in a pink slip from the tournament.

by | February 18, 2018 | 10:24

He wasted one chance by completely mis-kicking in the area and then missed another opportunity following a decent cross from Markus Suttner. Brighton's club record signing Jurgen Locadia was delighted to get off the mark on his debut this afternoon.

by | February 18, 2018 | 09:33

If he had finished the over he certainly would have had the worse. In his place Ben Wheeler had a night to forget, ending with the awful figures of 0-61 off 3.1 and ordered out of the attack after two waist-high full-tosses. So what's the beef? Most of us would struggle to come back from a sporting event with any money left in our wallets but one fan left today's T20 between Australia and New Zealand with a $50,000 cheque.

by | February 18, 2018 | 09:09

Rippon finished his last Olympic routine Friday night, notching 10th place in the men's Olympic free skate event. "I think at first I need a five-minute break and a really stiff drink and then maybe, like a day or two off the ice, at least to dry out my costumes, and then we'll see".

by | February 18, 2018 | 08:25

Taufatofua finished 114th in PyeongChang. So, as skiers from Switzerland , Norway and the country we are not allowed to call Russian Federation occupied the medal positions, Taufatofua found himself in a rather different battle "not to come last".

by | February 18, 2018 | 08:23

John-Henry Krueger of the US earned silver and Seo Yira of South Korea took bronze. "This is short-track", Girard said, both embracing and surrendering to the chaos, "things happen". "There is just too much traffic and stuff that can go down if you stay in the back, so we both stayed up in the front and it paid off for both of us", Krueger said.

by | February 18, 2018 | 08:23

Her win reminded Czechs of another surprise Olympic win in 1998 in Nagano when Jaromir Jagr and Dominik Hasek led the men's ice hockey team to a gold medal win over Russian Federation. "I don't have no makeup", she said. Moments after 22-year-old's unlikely triumph, the origin of her skis remained unclear with Ledecka telling a post-race news conference: "I hope these are mine".

by | February 18, 2018 | 08:16

He entered a free agent market crowded with players, though he was clearly a tier above Carlos Santana, whom the Philadelphia Phillies gave $60 million for three years. The Padres have not confirmed the signing, but reports out of San Diego this past week indicated things were moving in that direction. It also doesn't hurt he is coming off the best season of his career, batting.318 and getting on base at a.385 clip.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:33

Odorizzi makes the Twins' starting rotation deeper. Kyle Gibson , Jose Berrios and Adalberto Mejia are the only other returning pitchers who made more than 10 starts for the Twins in 2017. Signed by the Twins as a minor league free agent in 2013, Palacios, 21, has hit.290 with 63 doubles, 23 triples and 17 home runs in 301 games over parts of four minor league seasons.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:12

April's lightweight mega-clash between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov just might decide the champion of the division in his absence. While McGregor is still recognized by the UFC as the undisputed lightweight champion, he is certainly not without his detractors.