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Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

He then tipped his cap - more like, his tribute helmet - toward Yarborough. First, Johnson, who qualified 14th, had to start from the rear of the field due to a gear change in his No. For Truex, who led the second most laps - 102, the turning point came when he pitted for tires on Lap 325. "We ran out of time I guess", Truex said.


LeBron James Speaks About Home Vandal Incident, Lingering Racism in America

LeBron James Speaks About Home Vandal Incident, Lingering Racism in America

During pre-NBA Finals media availability on Wednesday, the first question James was asked was about the incident at his home. One of the most notable quotes from James was, "No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, being Black in America is tough".



James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub

Gareth Bale , like Modric a former Tottenham player, had been the focus of the build-up to the game but Modric proved crucial to Madrid's successful defence of the title. Aware that Ronaldo had been below his best in two Champions League finals after feeling overworked earlier in those campaigns, he rested the forward nine times this season and was rewarded with 16 goals in his last 10 appearances.


Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or !

Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d'or !

It's the first time in the Champions League era (since 1992) that a team has won back-to-back titles. He netted either side of the break to ensure Real Madrid successfully defend the Champions League title. "Cardiff has held an incredible event and we've literally not had a problem since we've been here, it's been immaculate". Juve had conceded only three goals en route to Wales, only for their miserly defence to be ruthlessly exposed by the Spanish La Liga champions.



Eighty dead after Kabul sewage tanker blast

It appeared to have gone off close to a busy intersection in the Wazir Akbar Khan district but Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, did not have a more precise location. Aziz Navin, an IT engineer with the Afghan TOLOnews outlet, was one of the first victims to be named. BBC also confirms that the attack killed Afghan driver Mohammed Nazir and injured four of its journalists.



Lions struggle to 13-7 win in New Zealand tour opener

Asked if Sexton's hard night leaves him trailing the Saracens man for the No10 Test jersey, Gatland replied: "I think that's pretty unfair in making an assessment like that". The Lions starting XV includes an all-Irish centre partnership with Ulster's Kiwi-born Jared Payne joined by Leinster's Robbie Henshaw. "That's a learning from tonight, there's a few things collectively, but definitely individually some of the decision-making that will help us improve moving forward in the next few games".