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Lions set to ignite their attack against the Highlanders

The Crusaders front five will form the majority of New Zealand's tight forwards for the three-Test series that starts on June 24. Colloquially known as the "dirt trackers", the midweek team will be playing for pride, looking to atone for the two defeats suffered so far.


Afghan capital attack death toll reaches 90; wounded 400

Afghan capital attack death toll reaches 90; wounded 400

Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban , told Al Jazeera that the group was not involved in the attack. The Afghan spy agency National Directorate of Security (NDS) said early findings showed the Haqqani network with the assistance of the Pakistan's intelligence agency carried out the attack.



Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open

Playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final, Nadal triumphed in Paris without dropping a set for a third time. Leave it to others to decide whether Rafael Nadal is playing the best tennis of his career as he comes off a 10th French Open championship, his 15th Grand Slam title in all, and now turns his attention to Wimbledon .



Morgan hints at changing Roy for Bairstow

Surrey opener Roy has averaged just 6.37 from eight ODI innings this season, with a mere two double-figure scores. Getting to this stage of the tournament, we need results - and if that means somebody misses out, it's unfortunate. "So if he's not playing, that wouldn't be too bad", Arthur said. "I am going to have a meeting with Sarfraz, whether him and (Shoaib) Malik need to bat higher up is something we will discuss".



Nadal wins; Muguruza crashes out of French Open

Nadal, the 4th seed, will meet compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta , through to his first slam quarterfinal, for a spot in the last four after the latter stunned Canada's Milos Raonic . You beat him here a year ago in the semis and played him in Rome. The Serb needed 75 minutes to clinch the opening set but then outclassed the 19th seed to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem .



Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

The Warriors got their revenge on the Cavaliers on Monday night, shaking off the 3-1 demons to win their second title in three years. James , who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists.