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Sports New Zealand cricket invites former US President Barack Obama
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With all the pre-season attention going to the halo in the vehicle, the focus finally shifts to racing as the drivers would be keen to put their best foot forward right away. "I'm sure quite a few of the guys want to put that right and confidence is sky-high now". It will be a proud achievement, albeit one Broad wishes had come round just that little bit quicker.

Sports Osaka continues superb run by defeating Williams at Miami Open
Author: 0 Osaka continues superb run by defeating Williams at Miami Open

Osaka had won the Indian Wells title last week and now she defeated 23-time Grand Slam victor Serena. Following Osaka's aforementioned victory in the Californian desert on Sunday, this was the one opening round match that captured everyone's attention when the draw was made, as it pitted arguably the greatest tennis player of all time against one of the sports most promising stars; on this occasion it was the latter, perhaps due to having more match fitness, that prevailed.

Sports Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Choose Lemon and Elderflower Wedding Cake
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry announce wedding date Talk about pressure - Claire Ptak just landed the most coveted job in the entire baking world. The honor has fallen to pastry chef Claire Ptak , who was raised in California and now owns London-based bakery Violet Cakes , Kensington Palace announced Tuesday.

Sports How Cristiano Ronaldo Would React If Neymar Joined Real Madrid Revealed
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Other factors said to have unsettled the South American are that PSG face long travels to fixtures and stay in hotels for days before matches, and he isn't at ease with the playing surfaces in France. The 26-year old is constantly making headlines with speculations regarding the former FC Barcelona player leaving PSG are surfacing everywhere. "He does insane things", Casemiro is quoted as saying by Marca .

Sports Penny Hardaway hired as Memphis basketball coach
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Now he's headed back to where it all started to coach the Memphis men's basketball program, per Jeff Goodwin of ESPN . Hardaway , who starred at the school in the early 1990s, will replace Tubby Smith , who was sacked after just two seasons earlier this month.

Sports Ray Wilkins: 'Jose Mourinho wants reaction from Luke Shaw'
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It is a relation with personality, it is a relation to trust, it is a relation to class. "Luke, in the first half, every time they came in his corridor, the cross came in and a unsafe situation was coming", the Portuguese said. And when he has played recently it's not like they have shipped a load of goals- in his last eight starts United have not conceded. It was a game in which the Englishman left the action at half time.

Sports U.S. college student missing in Bermuda
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Investigators had asked for the public's help in finding the St. Joseph's University freshman. According to local police , Mark Dombroski, 19, was last seen early Sunday morning at The Dog House bar in Hamilton. The tournament reportedly was offering a $1,000 reward for information on Dombroski's location, according to NBC Philadelphia . Dombroski's parents are on the island helping with the search and his two brothers are supposed to fly in Monday to assist, police say .

Sports Mourinho orders Man Utd duo to deal with pressure and grow up
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Manchester United are unlikely to be Alexis Sanchez's last club, with the Chilean planning to represent Universidad de Chile before hanging up his boots. "No Chilean had played here". Big things were expected of both Sanchez and Pogba when they both arrived on Old Trafford soil, but they have failed to deliver so far, with Sanchez giving the ball away 247 times, during his time in a United shirt, 104 more than any other United player.

Sports Blow for BJP in by-polls
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In his first reaction after the party lost the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha by-elections, Shah said that UP government was one of the best among the BJP dispensations in the states. Shah also lashed out at the opposition parties for supporting the YSR Congress and the TDP, who are pushing for a no-confidence motion against the Modi government in Parliament, and said that the BJP was willing to discuss the matter only if the House was in order.

Sports Tiger shoots 3-under 69 in third round of Arnold Palmer Invitational
Author: 0 Tiger shoots 3-under 69 in third round of Arnold Palmer Invitational

After bogeying 11, McIlroy landed his approach at 12 eight feet from the cup and sank the eagle putt, then used great approaches at 16 and 18 to set up tap-in birdies. "I felt like I left one or two out there coming in and I definitely could have wrapped up a two or three-shot lead for tomorrow which would have been a nice cushion, but it didn't happen", he said.

Sports Del Potro ends Federer's run to claim title
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Kasatkina was surprisingly putting in a lackluster performance and she was slow in her movement, with Osaka exploiting that aspect with her powerful play. "I saw Dasha. She threw her racket, right?" Osaka (20 years, 153 days) is the youngest Indian Wells champion since Ana Ivanovic (20 years, 138 days) lifted the trophy in 2008.

Sports Conte to name strongest Chelsea side for Leicester FA Cup tie
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A club spokesman said : "We are aware of reports of incidents outside the ground before the game where a number of Chelsea fans were hurt..." The 29-year-old Busquets has played in all of Barca's UEFA Champions League games this season and only missed three of their league games.

Sports JLT reports on gender pay differences in UK
Author: 0 JLT reports on gender pay differences in UK

Businesses with more than 250 staff have until April 4th to report their gender pay gap to the British government. "If we identify any pay differences between men and women in similar roles, which can not be explained by reasons such as performance/behaviour rating or experience, we make appropriate adjustments", said Elaine Arden, group head of human resources.

Sports Mkhitaryan among best Arsenal footballer candidates in match against Milan
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Arsenal quickly levelled, though, from a controversially awarded penalty - Welbeck going down under minimal contact from Ricardo Rodriguez before scoring from the spot. But could this five-goal drubbing over 180 disappointing minutes have negative connotations for Everton? Arsenal suffered an injury scare on Thursday night, as centre-back Laurent Koscielny picked up a knock to his hip and was forced to leave the pitch just 10 minutes into his side's 3-1 win over Italian side AC Milan .

Sports Liverpool draws City, Real and Juve in Champions League final rematch
Author: 0 Liverpool draws City, Real and Juve in Champions League final rematch

Manchester City will definitely enter the tie as favourites, especially with the second leg tie to be played at the Etihad, but you simply can't rule out Liverpool over two legs. Jurgen Klopp has described the Champions League showdown with Manchester City is a dream draw - for Manchester United fans! 'We know each other very well, they are a very offensive team, the truth is it is going to be a great couple of games and we are going to see good football'.

Sports England head coach Eddie Jones apologises for Ireland and Wales slurs
Author: 0 England head coach Eddie Jones apologises for Ireland and Wales slurs

England back rower Sam Simmonds believes a chance to avenge last year's Six Nations defeat at Ireland was the flawless incentive for the outgoing champions to end their poor campaign on a positive note. "I am still dirty about that game". "At halfback Danny (Care ) plays off the back of quick ball, where as we think Wigglesworth can create some for us".

Sports Vikings sign Sheldon Richardson to a one-year deal
Author: 0 Vikings sign Sheldon Richardson to a one-year deal

Richardson comes to Minnesota after playing with the Seattle Seahawks last season. Minnesota's four starting lineman of Griffen, Joseph, Richardson and Danielle Hunter will keep opposing quarterbacks up late at night, and could propel the Vikings to another NFC Championship Game appearance - if not more.

Sports How to watch Tiger Woods at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational
Author: 0 How to watch Tiger Woods at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational

After four back surgeries and almost as many failed comeback attempts, Woods looks increasingly like the Tiger of old. While he fell narrowly short of victory, there was plenty of cause for optimism for Woods, who has not won a PGA Tour title since 2013, with his last major triumph coming in 2008.

Sports Oklahoma Sooners vs. Rhode Island Rams Odds Preview 03/15/18
Author: 0 Oklahoma Sooners vs. Rhode Island Rams Odds Preview 03/15/18

Young didn't score for the first 13 minutes and didn't hit a field goal until there was 4:38 to play, but three late drives and a 3-pointer by Young later gave the Sooners back the lead, 67-66, with just over two minutes to play. However, he's coming off a successful bench outing, having made 3 of 6 3-point attempts against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 tournament . The Rams play some of the highest-pressure defense in the country.