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Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

Meanwhile, B Sai Praneeth edged past China's Huang Yuxiang in three games to join compatriot Srikanth in the quarter-final of the Australia Open. Sun Yu dominated the opening game, taking a 8-4 lead before extending it further to 11-9 at the break. Loosing the first set, Srikanth made a commendable comeback to seal the game 15-21, 21-13 21-13 in the 57-minute long encounter.



LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

Ball's appearance before the Dodgers' matchup against the Colorado Rockies culminated a whirlwind day and a half, that began with his selection in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft in NY. "He doesn't need to change; just play his game". And down here, we'll bury LaVar's rant about his son taking the Lakers to the playoffs in his first season.



Soccer player Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits".


Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers

Celtics deal No. 1 pick to 76ers

After giving up the third pick and a future first rounder to secure the top overall selection in this year's draft, the Sixers believe that it was a cheap price to pay for what they got in return. First, let's examine what the Lakers are going to do with their pick. Lonzo Ball of UCLA is expected to go No 2 to the Lakers, although the sides have yet to reach agreement on a deal.


Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

With Artemis Racing (SWE) beating the Japanese in the series 5-3, the Swedes now will face Emirates Team New Zealand in the Challenger Finals. "We will have to see." he said of his own future, adding that he had always said he loved racing and would like to continue.


Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final

Team NZ take charge of America's Cup final

For anyone who has managed to forget, Team New Zealand led the defender 8-1, needing just the surely inevitable one more win to take the Auld Mug back home. New Zealand are now just four wins away from the eight required to win the world's oldest worldwide sporting competition. The Kiwi sailors are doing their best to live up to all the kind words they are receiving from back home.