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Champions Trophy winners to bag $2.2m

Champions Trophy winners to bag $2.2m

The overall prize money for the ODI tournament between the world's top eight sides has been increased US$500,000 from the last edition in 2013 to US$4.5m (NZ$6.6m), the International Cricket Council revealed on Sunday (NZT Monday). The top two from each group will reach the semi-finals. "Amul will be the principal sponsors of the New Zealand cricket team for the upcoming Champions Trophy", RS Sodhi, managing director of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation announced at a press ...



Martin Truex Jr. pulls away to win after late restart at Kansas

But on this Saturday, Truex had the speed and the closing power. Truex, thwarted on past days when he had cars capable of winning at the 1.5-mile track that the Denver-based team considers its home speedway, wasn't denied as he held off the field on two late restarts with Ryan Blaney providing the toughest competition.


Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again

Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again

So, good luck to them in their search. "I understand the disappointment because they love the club and had filled the stadium today". What do you think of the protest? "[But] I don't like it when people question our desire". The Nerazzurri lie in eighth place in Serie A, 29 points behind champions-elect Juventus, having won none of their last eight league matches since mid-March.



Wayne Rooney: 'We could have done better against Tottenham Hotspur'

Here is some of the more eye-catching imagery as people say goodbye to White Hart Lane. "It has been hard for the team to find the balance between playing at White Hart Lane and Wembley, but next season, we will change things in our mind, and Wembley will be our home".


Lavezzi apologizes to Chinese fans over leaked photo

Lavezzi apologizes to Chinese fans over leaked photo

The club described the photos as "light-hearted" and "wacky", but Lavezzi has apologised for the furore. "We were given instructions by the official photographer and I was trying to make some interesting photos by making some amusing faces, which would be used afterward for entertainment purposes", said Lavezzi, who joined Hebei from Paris Saint-Germain in February 2016.



Hull 'The Tigers' City drop to Championship alongside Middlesbrough, Sunderland

Hull couldn't recover from gifting Palace a third-minute goal when defender Andrea Ranocchia mistimed the ball to let in Wilfried Zaha , who slotted under goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic. It's been tough for them at times, but they've stuck with us all the way and I'm delighted for them more than anyone. We're just looking forward to the challenge now.