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Emirates Team New Zealand Move Ahead in America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand forge a 3 point lead after 4 races at the end of Day 2 (June 18) of the America’s Cup being held in Bermuda. Racing restarts on Saturday June 24 following a few days break. (ACEA 2017 Ricardo Pinto)
Emirates Team New Zealand forge a 3 point lead after 4 races at the end of Day 2 (June 18) of the America’s Cup being held in Bermuda. Racing restarts on Saturday June 24 following a few days break. (ACEA 2017 Ricardo Pinto)

BERMUDA—Peter Burling helming Emirates Team New Zealand has opened up a 3 point lead against defending champion Oracle Team USA in the Louis Vuitton America’s...


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  • Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) taking a swing at the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Thursday (Paul Huang)

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  • Thailand’s Supamas Sangchan receives her trophy and prizes from HK Government representations Matthew Cheung, after winning the 2017 EFG Hong Kong Ladies at Fanling on Sunday June 11. She also collected a winner’s cheque for HK$175,000 presented by Albert Chiu of EFG. (Dan Marchant)

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  • Spain's Rafael Nadal shows off the winner's trophy on June 12, 2017, a day after he won the men's Roland Garros 2017 French Open, in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in Background. (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Team New Zealand winner of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup Challenger Playoff’s final sailing at speed on Day 2 of the Challenger Finals on Sunday June 11. Team New Zealand will now progress to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup to challenge the defending champions Oracle USA starting June 17. (ACEA 2017 / Photo Gilles Martin-Raget)

    Emirates Team New Zealand Wins Challenger Finals

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  • A happy Craigengower Cricket Club team (yellow shirts) skipped by Lee Ka Ho (not in photo) were on their way to defeating Kowloon Bowling Green Club in their league meeting last Saturday, June 10.  However, the game eventually finished 4-4 as the other two rinks lost to their opponents. (Stephane Worth)

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring during match between Real Madrid CF and Real CD Espanyol on January 31, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

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  • Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka Paris, France on June 11, 2017. (Reuters/Christian Hartmann)

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  • Wisconsin and Erin Hills host its first ever U.S. Open from June 15 to 18, 2017. (Paul Hundley PhotoGraphics)

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  • In a game of rugby, it often looks like the players on opposing sides are out for blood, but if players lack respect for their opposite numbers, they will fall into the trap of underestimating them, which gives their opponents a clear advantage. (pixabay)

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  • Lady Golfers hone their putting at Hong Kong Golf Club, Fanling on Wednesday June 7, 2017, ahead of the start of the Hong Kong Open. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Although Emirates Team New Zealand capsized in race 4 of the series they still lead Land Rover BAR 3-1 in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Playoffs semi-finals at the end of  Day 2. (ACEA   2017 Gilles Martin-Raget)

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  • Hong Kong’s Kyle Sllivan outsprints the Korean defence during Hong Kong’s 39-3 win against South Korea  in the last of the 2017 Asia Rugby Championship matches at Hong Kong Football Club on Saturday June  3. (Dan Marchant)

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  • The Hong Kong team that participated in the 2017 Gold Coast Multi-Nations event at Broadbeach Bowls Club in early June 2017. (Walter Kwok)

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  • Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez and defense attorney Charles Rankin   wait in the courtroom during the jury deliberation in his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts on April 10, 2015.  (REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool)

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  • Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez and defense attorney Charles Rankin   wait in the courtroom during the jury deliberation in his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts on April 10, 2015.  (REUTERS/CJ Gunther/Pool)

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  • This Oct. 4, 2010 photo shows Miami Dolphins linebacker Quentin Moses during the third quarter of an NFL football game in Miami. Fire officials say Moses and two other people have died in a house fire in Georgia, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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  • Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy as Head coach Bill Belichick (R) looks on  after defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Feb. 5, 2017. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during a news conference after the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston on Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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  • Former President George H.W. Bush and wife, Barbara arrive on the field before the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after they defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football in Glendale, Ariz on this Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

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  • Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California on Dec. 24, 2016. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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  • This Dec. 18, 2016 photo shows Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Doug Martin (22) carrying the ball in the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Martin has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances and said Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 he's entering a treatment facility rather than appeal the ban. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

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  • Players, coaches and staff from the Minnesota Vikings are taken off a plane in small groups at Appleton International Airport on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Appleton, Wis. The NFL football team' plane slid off a runway and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft. A team spokesman says there were no injuries after the landing shortly after 5 p.m. The Vikings will play the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. (Danny Damiani/The Post-Crescent via AP)

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  • Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) taking a swing at the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Thursday (Paul Huang)

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  • Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, in this file photo. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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  • Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson (L) scores on a throwing error from Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor as Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy gathers up the ball during tenth inning American League Division Series action, in Toronto on Oct. 9, 2016. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

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  • Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter at National Basketball Players Association headquarters in New York on May 22, 2017. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

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  • Miami Heat guard Ray Allen (34) drives around Indiana Pacers guard Rasual Butler (8) during the first half of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series in Indianapolis on May 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, a worker attaches a banner to a scaffolding in New Orleans in preparation of the NBA All-Star basketball game. The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, because the decision hasn't been announced. New Orleans replaces Charlotte, which was set to host the game until the NBA decided last month that it wouldn't hold its marquee, mid-season event in North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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  • Former Golden State Warriors players (L-R) Al Attles and Nate Thurmond stand up and acknowledge the media at a press conference with the Golden State Warriors announcing plans to build a new sport and entertainment arena on the waterfront in San Francisco in time for the 2017-2018 NBA Season in San Francisco, Calif., on May 22, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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  • FILE - In a Monday, May 30, 2016 file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts during the second half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Durant announced Monday, July 4, 2016, that he is joining All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson with the Golden State Warriors.  Durant made the decision public on The Players’ Tribune Monday morning. He can’t officially sign until July 7.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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  • Wisconsin Badgers forward Nigel Hayes (10) dribbles the ball against Villanova Wildcats guard Josh Hart (3) and guard Donte DiVincenzo (behind Hart) in the second half during the second round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at KeyBank Center, March 18, 2017. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

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  • Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson smiles during an NCAA college football news conference in Tampa, Fla., on Jan. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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  • HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 04:  The Villanova Wildcats celebrate defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 to win the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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  • Kris Jenkins of the Villanova Wildcats celebrates wth teammates after making the game-winning three-pointer to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77–74 for the national championship. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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  • Mike Krzyzewski has led the Duke Blue Devils to 12 Final Four appearances and five National Championships. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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  • Actor Bill Murray's son Luke Murray is an assistant coach for the Xavier Musketeers. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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  • Arizona State Sun Devils fans saw their team go 15–17 this year and miss the NCAA Tournament. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

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  • Spain's Rafael Nadal shows off the winner's trophy on June 12, 2017, a day after he won the men's Roland Garros 2017 French Open, in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower in Background. (Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the championship trophy during a photo shoot the day after winning
the Australian Open men’s singles final for his 18th career Grand Slam in Melbourne on Jan 29. (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Australia's Nick Kyrgios returns a shot to Gael Monfils of France during the semifinal match of Japan Open tennis championships in Tokyo, on Oct. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

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  • Caroline Wozniaki receives the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2016 winner’s trophy from Tony Wilkey, Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia, on Sunday Oct 16, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Caroline Wozniacki powers a shot down the line during her semi-final match against Jelena Jankovic in the Hong Kong Open 2016, on Saturday Oct 15, 2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Time)

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  • Daria Gavrilova powers another forehand in her quarter final match against Angelique Kerber, in the Hong Kong Open on Friday Oct 14,2016. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands, of the USA serves to Caroline Garcia of France during their 2nd round match at the Hong Kong Open, at Victoria Park Stadium on Thursday Oct 13.  Mattek-Sands won the match in 3 sets to move into the quarter finals where she will play Kristina Mladenovic also of France. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • World No 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a running forehand during her 2nd round match against Louisa Chirico (USA) at the Hong Kong Open, on Wednesday Oct 12, 2016. The match was poised at 1 set each with Kerber leading 2-1 in the 3rd set, when rain finally stopped play for the day. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • World No 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a return to Maria Sakkari of Greece in their 1st round match at the Hong Kong Open 2016, at Victoria Park Stadium on Tuesday Oct 11. Kerber won 6/4, 6/4 to meet Louisa Chrico of USA in round 2. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Venus William playing against Risa Ozaki of Japan in round 1 of the main draw of the Hong Kong Open Singles 2016, on Centre Court, at Victoria Park Tennis Stadium on Monday Oct 10. Venus won the match 6-4, 6-1. She will meet Alize Cornet of France in round 2 on Wednesday Oct 12, 2016.  (Panda Photo)

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  • Angelique Kerber, of Germany, poses with the WTA No. 1 trophy after winning the women's single final at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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  • FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, Roger Federer of Switzerland returns to Milos Raonic of Canada during their men's semifinal singles match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Federer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Federer writes Tuesday, July 26, 2016, on his Facebook page that he will skip the Summer Games, where the tennis competition starts next week, and has been advised by doctors to remain sidelined for the remainder of 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

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  • Colts celebrate winning the Yau Yee League Cup, securing the victory against Swiss Xi on penalties after the match had been level on 1-1 at the end of extra time. The match was played at Sports Road on Saturday May 6, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times))

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  • Club Albion celebrate winning the Yau Yee League for 2016-17 after winning their match against Colloids FC at King's Park on Sunday April 30, 2017. Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Ross Barkley of Everton attempts to move forward with the ball during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on April 30, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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  • Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa (L) vies with Manchester United's Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on April 16, 2017. (Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • (Back Row L-R) Tony
Bratsanos (Organiser),
Mark Sutcliffe (HKFA),
Wayne Fong (Citi), Chis
Plowman (Tournamanent
Director), together
wth children representing
overseas clubs, at the 2017 HKFC Citi Soccer Sevens
draw on Tuesday April 11.
The competition will
take place at HKFC from
May 26 to 28. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Simon Francis of AFC Bournemouth and Diego Costa of Chelsea battle for possession during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Chelsea at Vitality Stadium on April 8, 2017 in Bournemouth, England. (Ian Walton/Getty Images)

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  • Kevin Mirallas of Everton (R) attempts to take the ball past Eric Bailly of Manchester United (L) during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on April 4, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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  • Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace (L) is tackled by Gary Cahill of Chelsea (R) during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on April 1, 2017 in London, England. (Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

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  • Club Colts Lost this League Match Against Club Albion but Won Against League Leaders Club Wanderers to move into the Final of the Yau Yee League Cup on Sunday March 19, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at White Hart Lane on March 19, 2017 in London, England. (Warren Little/Getty Images)

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  • Leicester City's English midfielder Marc Albrighton (L) celebrates scoring their second goal with Leicester City's English midfielder Danny Drinkwater (R) during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Leicester City and Sevilla at the King Power Stadium on March 14, 2017. (Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool shoots past Scott Arfield of Burnley during the English Premier League match between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield on March 12, 2017. (Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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  • SSSC-A pressure the Khalsa-A goal during the Holland Cup final at King's Park on Sunday May 14, 2017. (Eddie So)

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  • Pandoo Nation (in cream) winners of the International Elite division of the Mega Ice 2017 Hockey 5’s together with Totachi CCCP their rivals in the final on Saturday May 6, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • NBC Goalkeeper, Singh Dilyadav and Farooz Khan, player/coach clears what should have been another danger on the NBC-A goal. (Eddie So)

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  • Hustle: SSSC players sandwich a HKFC defender on their way to another raid in the Holland Cup Semi-final at King’s Park on Sunday April 30, 2017. SSSC won the encounter 6-2 to move forward to meet Khalsa in the final. (Eddie So)

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  • Beijing-Galaxy-Whalers (white) win against Beijing-Little-Wolves in the Mini-Squirt-A Final at the Mega Ice Hockey 5's on Saturday April 29, 2017. (Mega Ice)

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  • (L-R) HK Selects White (white)and Bangkok Warriors (blue) line up for a group photo with all puck drop ceremony officiating guests before coming head-to-head after the ceremony. (Mega Ice)

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  • YU Chi Wai scores Shaheen-A’s 2nd goal during their 4-3 win in the Holland Cup quarter final against HKFC-B at HKFC on Sunday April 23, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • HKFC-A score the winning goal against Khalsa-A at HKFC on Sunday March 12, 2017 to win 3-2. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • SSSC’s opening goal in their Premier Division A match against HKFC at HKFC on Sunday March 5, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times).

    Khalsa Retain Premier Title

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  • Khalsa’s Inderpal Singh scores his 2nd  goal in their HKHA Premier Division A match against HKCC-A on Sunday Feb 26, 2017.  Khalsa won the match 5-0. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Intense play between SSSC-A (Orange) and Khalsa-A during their HKHA Premier-A Division match at King’s Park on Sunday Feb 5. Khalsa hit back from 3-1 down at half time to win the match 4-3. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times).

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  • SSSC-A on the attack against HKFC-A in the first half of the HKHA Premier Group A match at HKFC on Sunday Jan 15 in a thrilling match, HKFC won 3-1 to move into the joint lead in the league on 28 points. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Thomas Moore deflects a ball from Ishtiaq Ahmed past the HKCC-A keeper to make the score 3-0 in their HKHA Premier Division Match at HKFC on Sunday Jan 8. The final result was 4-0 to HKFC. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Craig Roessel of Hong Kong Tycoon slots home against South China Sharks' goalie Jimmy Bjennmyr in their CIHL League match at Mega Ice on Jan 5, 2017. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews celebrates a goal with William Nylander against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa on Oct. 12, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

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  • Warriors goal tender, Loron Orris stops a shot from Hong Kong Tycoons in their CHL match at Mega Ice on Thursday Dec 15, 2016. Tycoons won this match but Warriors remain top of the standings going into the end of year break. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Warriors Head the Standings at Half Way Stage

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  • Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella talks with linesman Brad Kovachik as Scott Hartnell reacts in a game in Pittsburgh on Oct. 8. The Blue Jackets have the fewest regulation-time losses in the NHL. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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  • Khalsa-A’s Inderpal Singh falls as the SSSC-A goalie dashes from his goal to stop the attack. A penalty stroke was awarded from which Khalsa reduced the deficit to 2-3, in their HKHA Premier Division match at King’s Park on Sunday Dec 4.  The match ended 3-3.(Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

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  • Sri Lanka in search of a goal in the first half of the AHF Cup final against Bangladesh at King’s Park on Sunday Nov 27, 2016. (Eddie So)

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  • Jordan Taylor, Alex Lynne, and Ricky Taylor celebrate after winning the 2017 IMSA Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 18. (Chris Jaurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Jordan Taylor in the #10 Konica-Minolta Cadillac leads the IMSA Twelve Hours of Sebring after ten hours. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R leads the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sporstcar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring after six hours of racing, March 18. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi V.R leads the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech Sporstcar Championship Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring after four hours of racing, March 18. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Tines)

    Mustang Sampling Cadillac Leads IMSA Twelve Hours of Sebring After Four Hours

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  • Ryan Briscoe is no longer a “former IndyCar star;” he has become a legitimate sportscar racing star, as his GTLM pole at Sebring proves. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Fords 1–2 in Qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech Mobil Twelve Hours of Sebring

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  • Rebellion Racing’s Neel Jani captured the pole for the 65th IMSA WeatherTech Mobil Twelve Hours of Sebring with a record-setting lap in the #13 Oreca-Gibson, Friday, March 17, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Rebellion Racing Captures Pole for IMSA WeatherTech Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

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  • Jordan Taylor in the #10 Konica Cadillac DPi V.R was quickest in the second practice session. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    Cadillacs Lead Second Session of 2017 Twelve Hours of Sebring Weekend

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  • Stephen Simpson in the #85 JDC-Miller Oreca set the fastest lap of the first practice session for the IMSA WeatherTech Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, March 16, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Sebastien Bourdais celebrates after winning the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, March 12, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Will Power applies the Verizon P1 pole award sticker to the #12 Penske Dallara-Chevrolet after winning the pole for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, March 11, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Scott Dixon in the #9 Ganassi Dallara Honda was quickest in Saturday’s morning practice for the IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, March 11. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

    IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Friday Gallery

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  • Scott Dixon in the #9 Ganassi Dallara-Honda set the quickest lap of the second practice session for the IndyCar St. Pete Grand Prix, March 10, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Kurt Busch celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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  • The #10 Konica/WTR Cadillac DPi set the best time at the IMSA WeatherTech Sebring Winter Test, Feb. 23–24, from Sebring International Raceway. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • Tristan Nunez drives the #55 Mazda Motorsports RT24-P DPi towards Turn Seven during the afternoon session of Day One of the IMSA Sebring Winter Test, Feb. 23, 2017. (Chris Jasurek/Epoch Times)

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  • The #27 Dream Racing Lamborghini Huracan bursts into flame during its first pit stop at the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona, Jan 28, 2017. No one was injured. (Bill Kent/Epoch Times)

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  • Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands celebrates after winning the Women's Road Race on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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  • Sky's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, second place Romain Bardet of Ag2R, left, and third place Nairo Quintana of Movistar, right, celebrate on the podium after Stage 21 of the 2016 Tour de France in Paris, France, Sunday, July 24, 2016.(Stephane Mantey Pool via AP)

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  • Katusha's Ilnur Zakarin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 17 of the Tour de France, 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Bern to Finhaut-Emosson, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Peter Sagan Tinkoff, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, crosses the finish line ahead of Katusha’s Alexander Kristoff to win Stage 16 of the 2016 Tour de France, 209 kilometers (129.9 miles) from Moirans-en-Montagne to Bern, Switzerland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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  • IAM’s Jarlinson Pantano celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Tinkoff’s Rafal Majka to win Stage 15 of the 2016 Tour de France, 160 kilometers (99.4 miles) from Bourg-en-Bresse to Culoz, France, Sunday, July 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Jarlinson Pantano Wins Mountainous 2016 Tour de France Stage 15

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  • Dimension Data's Mark Cavendish flashes four fingers for his fourth victory in this year's Tour de France as he crosses the finish line to win Stage 14, 208.5 kilometers (129.2 miles) from Montelimar to Villars-les-Dombes, France, Saturday, July 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Sky's Chris Froome crosses the finish line of Stage 13 of the 2016 Tour de France, an individual time trial of 37.5 kilometers (23 miles) between Bourg-Saint-Andeol and La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc, France, Friday, July 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Chris Froome Stretches Tour de France Lead With Strong Stage 13 Time Trial

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  • Richie Porte, Chris Froome, and Bauke Mollema fight their way through the crowd in the final kilometer of Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France, seconds before the trio crashed headlong into a TV motorcycle. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) Sky's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, right, Trek-Segafredo’s Bauke Mollema, center, and BMC’s Richie Porte crash at the end of Stage 12 of the Tour de France, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (Bernard Papon/ Pool Photo via AP)

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  • Tinkoff’s Peter Sagan crosses the finish line ahead of Sky's Chris Froome, while Tinkoff’s Maciej Bodnar, rear, fist-pumps at the end of Stage 11 of the 2016 Tour de Franc, 162.5 kilometers (100.7 miles) from Carcassonne to Montpellier, France, Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

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  • Orica’s Michael Matthews, left, celebrates as he crosses the finish line head of Peter Sagan of Tinkoff, center, and Dimension Data’s Edvald Boasson Hagen to win Stage Ten of the 2016 Tour de France, 197 kilometers (122.4 miles) from Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra, to Revel, France, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Giant Alpecin’s Tom Dumoulin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage Nine of the 2016 Tour de France, 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Vielha Val d'Aran, Spain, to Andorra Arcalis, Andorra, Sunday, July 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

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  • Sky’s Chris Froome celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win Stage Eight of the 2016 Tour de France, 184 kilometers (114.3 miles) from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Saturday, July 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Sky’s Chris Froome Wins Tour de France Stage Eight, Takes Yellow Jersey

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