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Trump plans Obamacare fail
President Donald Trump has said the new Republican healthcare policy should be to allow the current law to collapse, BBC report. "As I have always said, let ObamaCare fail and then come together and do a great healthcare plan. Stay tuned!" he tweeted. Support for the Republican Senate bill fell apart on Monday when two more senators said they could not back it. The party's Senate leader,..
a Spanish football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona arrested
The president of the Spanish Football Federation and his son have been held as part of a corruption investigation, police in Spain say, BBC report. Angel María Villar Llona was arrested on suspicion of embezzling funds, El Pais and Efe news agency reported. Mr Villar, a former Spain international footballer, has been president of the association since 1988. His son Gorka was among a..
Nepal-U-19-cricket-team-1 Nepal thrashes Malaysia in ICC U-19 World Cup Qualifiers Asia Region
Nepal youth team have continued their winning streak with another five-wicket win over Malaysia in the second match of the ICC U-19 World Cup Qualifiers for Asia Region at Singapore Cricket Club in Padang on Tuesday, THT report. Nepal had won the toss and chose to bowl first.   Malaysia started their innings with Muhammad Amir and Saifullah Malik but lost Amir for 0 after just..
a Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth Wimbledon title
Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia's Marin Cilic, BBC report. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with a blister on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second set. Federer, 35, finished the contest in one hour and 41 minutes to claim his..
a What is Lionel Messi’s net worth?
The Argentine has signed a new contract with the Catalans to become the best-paid player in Europe ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. Lionel Messi has become the best-paid player in European football by agreeing a new four-year deal to extend his stay at Barcelona. The Argentine's existing contract was set to expire in the summer of 2018 and whether at Camp Nou or elsewhere, it..
a Messi signs new deal with Barcelona
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will sign a new four-year deal with the club, keeping him with the Spanish giants until 2021, the side said on Wednesday. Five times a Ballon d’Or winner, the Argentinean forward was entering the final 12 months of his current deal before the new one was agreed.   Messi, who scored 37 times in La Liga last season, has been at Barcelona since the..
a France Election 2017 Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Manchester United boss José Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors investigating his time as Real Madrid's head coach, BBC report. The Portuguese manager is accused of defrauding Spain of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes between 2011 and 2012. He has yet to comment on the claim. A prosecutor says he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to..
Pakistan lifts Champions Trophy by thrashing India
Pakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win the Champions Trophy at The Oval, BBC report. Fakhar Zaman hit a spectacular century to propel Pakistan to 338-4 in the scorching south London sunshine. Mohammad Amir then tore through the India top order to help reduce the defending champions to 54-5. India eventually limped to 158, Pakistan winning by 180 runs..
a Rafael Nadal lifts French open title
Spain's Rafael Nadal made history by winning a record 10th French Open title with victory over Stan Wawrinka in the Paris final, BBC report. Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title. He becomes the first man or woman in the Open era to have won a Grand Slam tournament 10 times. Wawrinka, 32, was beaten in a major final for the first..
a Bolt marked emotional farewell winning 100m
Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil, BBC report. The 30-year-old will bring down the curtain on his illustrious career when he retires in August after the World Championships in London and began his goodbye in front of 30,000 adoring fans in Kingston. An eight-time Olympic gold medallist, Bolt easily won the..
a Guardiola joins independence rally in Barcelona
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has joined thousands of protesters in Barcelona to call for independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia, BBC report. He made a strong plea for voters to take part in an independence referendum scheduled for 1 October. "We will vote, even if the Spanish state doesn't want it," Guardiola told the crowd. "There is no other way." Surveys suggest..
a Real Madrid wins Champions League title
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid retained the Champions League in scintillating style by overwhelming Juventus in Cardiff, BBC report. Real's record 12th triumph in this competition - and third in four seasons - was predictably orchestrated by Ronaldo, who has now scored in three different Champions League finals. Ronaldo stopped a bright Juve opening in its tracks as he swept in..
a Nepal four places up in FIFA ranking
Nepal moved four places up to 169th in the FIFA ranking release today by the world football governing body, agencies report. According to FIFA, Nepal have improved its latest FIFA ranking with 116 points, four positons up from the last position. Nepal were ranked 173 position on May FIFA ranking.   India tops the ranking among South Asian Countries as it remained static on 100th..
a Golf star Woods ‘found asleep at wheel’
Golfer Tiger Woods was found "asleep at the wheel" with the engine running when he was arrested, US media reports say, according to BBC. The former world number one golfer was found at the wheel of his Mercedes, in the right lane, and had to be woken by a police officer early on Monday. Charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Mr Woods blamed "an unexpected reaction to prescribed..
a Golf star Tiger Woods arrested on drink-driving charge
Golf star Tiger Woods was arrested on a drink-driving charge in Florida early on Monday morning, police say, according to BBC. Police recorded the arrest at 07:18 local time (11:18 GMT) and the golfer was released a few hours later, records from Palm Beach County police show. He was arrested in the town of Jupiter at around 03:00 local time, media reports say. The 41-year-old has been..
a Real Madrid clinch La Liga title
Los Blancos have won the Primera Division for a record 33rd time and will now be seeking to claim a historic double, goal.com report. Real Madrid have been crowned champions of La Liga for the first time since 2011-12, having defeated Malaga 2-0 at La Rosaleda on Sunday. Zinedine Zidane’s side only needed a point to secure the title, having held a three-point lead over Barcelona, who..
a Mumbai Indians lift IPL title
A superb final over from Mitchell Johnson saw Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win a thrilling Indian Premier League final, according to BBC. With Pune needing 11 runs, Johnson conceded a four off his first ball but then removed Manoj Tiwary and Steve Smith with consecutive deliveries. Captain Smith hit 51 to give Pune a chance after their chase had faltered. But..
a Maria Sharapova will enter Wimbledon qualifying
Maria Sharapova will enter Wimbledon qualifying rather than request a main-draw wildcard as she continues her comeback from a 15-month drug ban, BBC report. The 30-year-old Russian was denied a wildcard for the French Open, with tournament officials saying her doping suspension counted against her. Sharapova will have to win through three qualifying rounds to earn a spot in Wimbledon's..
a Rooney situation is ‘very difficult’
The striker may be the all-time leading scorer for the Red Devils and England, but he is no longer a guaranteed starter for club or country, goal.com report. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hailed Wayne Rooney’s attitude, but admitted that managing him through the latter years of his time at Old Trafford is “very difficult”. The 31-year-old is already assured of a place in..
a Barcelona and Real Madrid win their respective games
Barcelona cruised to all three points against Las Palmas as Neymar grabbed a hat-trick to keep the LaLiga title race with Real Madrid alive, according to goal.com. A Neymar hat-trick ensured Barcelona kept the pressure firmly on Real Madrid in the LaLiga title race with a 4-1 victory over Las Palmas that keeps Luis Enrique's side top of the table. The Spanish giants are locked together on 87..