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Scotland hope ODI win over England boosts Test status hopes

Scotland hope ODI win over England boosts Test status hopes

Jonny Bairstow is braced for Australia to provide a real challenge in this month's ODI series as his England teammates look to bounce back from their humbling defeat to Scotland . File image of Scotland team who beat England . The addition of Sam Billings and Jake Ball as replacements for the injured Stokes and Woakes respectively should provide England with a good pool of players to choose from for the first encounter.



Griezmann is staying in Spain, that much is clear - Deschamps

France play their opening game of the tournament on Saturday against Australia. Griezmann revealed today he had decided where he will be playing next season but claimed it was not the right time or place to announce it. The France forward, who scored 29 goals and created 15 others last season, was strongly linked with Manchester United last summer before a contract tying him to Atletico until 2022 was agreed.


Kevin Durant on Game 1: 'I disrespected Cleveland'

Kevin Durant on Game 1: 'I disrespected Cleveland'

Even with him, though, Golden State needed a Game 7 comeback just to defeat the Houston Rockets on the road and reach the Finals this year, but the beat-down of Cleveland seemed to reinforce the notion for some that the National Basketball Association has lost its competitive balance.


Nadal, Halep 1st pair of No. 1 French Open champs since 1992

Nadal, Halep 1st pair of No. 1 French Open champs since 1992

Victory on Sunday moved Nadal to just three Slams behind his great rival Roger Federer who, at 36, is more than four years older. But if you think it's going to be a simple Sunday stroll for Nadal to get this 11th French Open title , consider that his opponent is a fitting foe on the final stage.



Next Story Brazil tennis great Maria Bueno buried

Known as " The Tennis Ballerina ", Maria won all 19 Grand Slam crowns between 1958-1966, including three Wimbledon singles crowns and four at the US Open and in 1960 she conquered all four doubles Grand Slams crowns as the first player to accomplish that feat.



Belmont Stakes 2018: Results, payouts, order of finish

The old friends include Preakness runner-up Bravazo (who also finished 6th in the Derby), and the 7th, 9th, 16th and 17th finishers in the Kentucky Derby . "When he was that far back early, I said to myself, 'This is not going to end well.' He's just so far back, and there are quality horses in front of him, and then I saw the fractions and said, 'How is this horse going to close?'" "I've had some really great horses, " he said.