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Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash

This past Wednesday, Hayden was riding his bicycle near the town of Rimini (in the same region as the Imola circuit where the race was held) when he was hit by a vehicle. This season he was competing in the World Superbike Championship for the Red Bull Honda team and most recently raced on May 14 at the Imola circuit in Italy.


National Football League loosens restrictions on touchdown celebrations

National Football League loosens restrictions on touchdown celebrations

The NFL's owners also voted on Tuesday to shorten overtime . Playoff games will also use 10-minute time blocks in overtime , but won't end in ties. They include: greater freedom to celebrate touchdowns, a shorter overtime period, removal of the 75-man cut-down day, and added flexibility for IR players.



'Young boy' Ronaldo still hungry for glory

Particularly after the world player of the year ensured Madrid pulled off one of soccer's hardest feats, becoming the first team to successfully defend their Champions League title. "I prepared myself for this, you win the biggest prizes because of what you do at the end of the season", Ronaldo, who has benefited from playing fewer games than in previous campaigns, said as his team mates celebrated.



Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss

Among those bubbling under is Monaco's teenage sensation Kylian Mbappé, who managed all his goals in the knockout phase. The Portugal worldwide also recorded his 600th goal from a brace in the trouncing of the Italian team . It is the fifth major trophy Zidane has won as coach in just 17 months at the club, following triumphs in LaLiga, the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup this season and in Europe a year ago.


I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik

It is here that the defending champions India and along with Australia and South Africa can lay claim to having a slight advantage with a more rounded batting line-up. "You will see a fighting team", Sarfraz said. "So whatever we do first against England , we need to start well and that's what we are focusing on". Mehedi Hasan looks likely to be picked as well, ahead of Sunzamul Islam, with the latter giving a much more solid batting option.