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Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA

Team New Zealand are in a commanding position in the America's Cup Final leading 3-0 after day two of racing against the defending champions Oracle Team USA. But the Americans aren't to be ruled out of proceedings given their tag as favorites to secure a third straight title. For a few dramatic minutes, it looked like Spithill was going to salvage a split of Saturdays races.


Quickstepping Ostapenko a woman in a hurry

Quickstepping Ostapenko a woman in a hurry

But the oddest bit of cosmic connection was that Ostapenko had become the first player since Gustavo Kuerten to claim the French Open as their maiden title; and Kuerten won the French Open on June 8, 1997, the day the Latvian was born.


Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note

Torrential rain that doused the 7,818-yard layout at Erin Hills overnight presented the field with a feast of birdie chances, transforming the leaderboard into a sea of red as dusk fell. "That means I'm a part of history", he said. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible. And I'm kind of going out there and just doing it, and letting it go".


Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight confirmed

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight confirmed

He's younger than the 40-year-old boxing legend, has a two-inch reach advantage and will be the heavier fighter when they step into the ring in 73 days.The contracted weight for the fight is 154 pounds. Floyd Mayweather is one of the best boxers in history. "You can't be guaranteed anybody's ever going to fight again". "I just feel that these are two separate sports and you have McGregor who is the best at what he does, and you have Mayweather who is the best at what he does".


Green Bay fan sues over Bears' sideline ban on Packers gear

Green Bay fan sues over Bears' sideline ban on Packers gear

According to the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau and a 2010 study by AECOM, training camp, along with Packers Family Night, Presented by Bellin Health, will attract approximately 90,000 visitors from across the nation and as many as 20 foreign countries.


Kyrgios retires injured during 1st round at Queens

Kyrgios retires injured during 1st round at Queens

Kyrgios was locked at 4-4 in the first set of his encounter with Donald Young when he slipped trying to move to his left, landing awkwardly. The world number 20 made a decision to keep playing, but he was clearly affected by the injury and, after Young won the first-set tie-break 7-3, Kyrgios trudged to the net to withdraw from the Wimbledon warm-up event.