Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia

 

Stokes steers England to sensational Test victory over Australia. It will be remembered as Headingley’s last stand.

England staged an incredible fightback to stop Australia retaining the Ashes in a seesawing third Test at the Yorkshire ground. Chasing a record 359 runs to win, England fought back to 238-4 at lunch Sunday before Australia rattled out five wickets to reach the brink of retaining the famous Ashes urn.
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Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers

 

Real Madrid heads into the new season with more questions than answers. Zinedine Zidane’s second coming at Real Madrid proved the Frenchman is no miracle worker.

When he returned to the club for a second spell as coach, he was supposed to provide solutions to a crisis-ridden season. By the time Zidane had been reappointed in March,
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Harry Maguire completes record $97 million move to Manchester United

Harry Maguire completes record $97 million move to Manchester United

 

Harry Maguire has become the most expensive defender in football for nearly $100 million from Leicester City to Manchester United, eclipsing the price paid by Liverpool for Virgil van Dijk.

Neither club has publicly commented on the transfer fee, but the deal is widely reported to be worth $97 million. Maguire, who has made 20 international appearances for England,
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Antoine Griezmann signs for Barcelona in $135 million deal

Antoine Griezmann signs for Barcelona in $135 million deal

 

 

Antoine Griezmann’s long-awaited move to Barcelona was finally completed Friday after the Spanish champion met the player’s €120 million ($135m) buyout clause.

According to a statement published on the club’s website, Griezmann, 28, will sign a five-year deal with an astonishing buyout clause of €800 million ($900 million). Griezmann scored 133 goals in 256 appearances for Atletico Madrid after arriving from Real Sociedad in 2014.
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Serena Williams fined $10 000 for damaging Wimbledon court

Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon court

 

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been handed a $10,000 fine for damaging one of the practice courts with her racquet.

The incident occurred on an outside court during a training session the day before this year’s grass grand slam began, according to organizers. The American has previously been fined $10,000 at the All England Club for repeatedly smashing her racket on the court during a second-round victory over Christina McHale in 2016.
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Horror crash puts Chris Froome in ‘intensive care’

Horror crash puts Chris Froome in ‘intensive care’

 

 

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome will miss this year’s race after sustaining “multiple serious injuries,” including a fractured leg, in a horrific crash during a practice ride in France Wednesday.

“He underwent successful surgery last night but remains in intensive care,” a spokesman for Team Ineos, who Froome rides for, told CNN Sport on Thursday.
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She’s only 19 — and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica’s goalie in the World Cup

She’s only 19 — and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica’s goalie in the World Cup

 

No one expected Jamaica to beat or even tie Brazil in their opening Women’s World Cup game Sunday. After all, Brazil is one of the best teams in the world.

But while Brazil won 3-0, it was Jamaica’s goalie — in her first World Cup appearance — who helped keep her team’s hopes alive,
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FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

FIFA decides not to add 16 teams for 2022 World Cup finals

 

 

World football governing body FIFA said Wednesday that the number of teams at the next men’s World Cup will remain at 32.

FIFA had considered expanding the field for the 2022 finals, to be held in Qatar, to 48 teams. In March, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said a feasibility study showed it was possible to increase the size of the competition to 48 teams for Qatar “providing certain conditions are met.”
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5 bold predictions for the 2019 NFL Draft

5 bold predictions for the 2019 NFL Draft

 

It’s the time of year in the NFL when truly nothing anyone says should be believed. There are smokescreens, misdirections, flat out lies and even probably some truth — it’s just that you wouldn’t know it if you heard it. And maybe it wasn’t meant to be truth, it just ended up that way in the end.

It’s a mess.

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‘The Amazing Race’ host Phil Keoghan on what it’s like to travel 250,000 miles a year, and why he doesn’t trade stocks

Phil Keoghan has hosted the TV show “The Amazing Race” since 2001. The 51-year-old from New Zealand says he’s passionate about telling stories and traveling, so he feels lucky to be working on a show that enables him to do both.

With season 31 set to premiere on April 17 on CBS CBS, 

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