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Gatland to face Gatland in tour opener

Gatland to face Gatland in tour opener

Gatland has named a strong team for the first game of this year's tour, after the Lions arrived in New Zealand yesterday. "It's really nice to get the ball rolling", Warburton said. Former hooker Gatland, who coached the Lions to a Test series win over Australia in 2013, said his son's appearance was "awesome" and the pair enjoyed some banter ahead of the Barbarians match.


Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

Root (133no) was required in only the third over of England's Group A chase of 305 for six, after Jason Roy's miserable run of form continued with just a single on his home ground. They never allowed the England bowlers to settle, and realising that the pacers were largely bowling back of a length, they adjusted accordingly. India will play their next two matches at The Oval , against the Sri Lankans on June 8 and then South Africa on June 11.



Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Five at Roland Garros

I just do it for myself. Two weeks ago, Bertens beat Bellis in straight sets on clay in Rome. Lush green spaces may not be the first thing that spring to mind when considering the world's premier clay court tennis tournament. Steve Johnson advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Borna Coric 6-2, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-6 (6). Konta has never won a main-draw match at Roland Garros .


Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Roy has made 51 runs in his last seven one-day global innings, and no half-century for anyone in his last 13 attempts. " Jason Roy is part of our strong opening partnership with Alex Hales , and he'll definitely play". "(But) we've always got to balance that great opportunity for them with the schedules and workloads and the importance of us peaking for important series as an worldwide team".


Alonso receives Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award

Alonso receives Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award

Shortly after Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 - Denver Post reporter Terry Frei - either trying to be amusing or being serious - thought it would be a good idea to post how "uncomfortable" a Japanese guy winning the race made him.



Wenger set to agree new Arsenal deal

He said: 'I've turned down every club in the world.' But he would've been sacked after a year at Madrid . We are committed to mounting a sustained league challenge and that will be our focus this summer and next season. Arsenal fans will learn where their club are heading when the club's board come together in what has been billed as one of the most crucial meetings in recent times.