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Author: 0 Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to Champions League title

The Whites trailed Sporting 1-0 in the 89th minute at the Bernabéu, but there still seemed an air of inevitability when Ronaldo equalised with an unstoppable free-kick into the top corner. The Frenchman recalled previous criticism when he said: "I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad as a coach and now I'm supposed to be the best.

Author: 0 NHL playoffs: Preds rout Pens 5-1

Yeah, the Penguins got Penguin'd. Murray, who stopped 60 of 64 shots in the first two games, made 28 saves in a losing cause. "We can see they play a pretty inspired game here", Crosby said. Sadly, this video wasn't shown on a loop during the second intermission, because the third period got worse . This time , Nashville turned a one-goal deficit into a one-goal lead in a flash - a 42-second sequence early in the second period, which began when Pittsburgh's Justin Schultz was ...

Sports No problems with coach Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli
Author: 0 No problems with coach Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli

Arthur, appointed Pakistan coach in May past year added: 'When we started this, the players would go and hit balls and hit balls and wouldn't really know when to stop. Sarafarz Ahmed also said that as Wahab Riaz is a senior strike bowler, he was given priority over Junaid Khan. " India needs to play him carefully, especially when he's armed with the new ball".

Sports Rohit, Kohli, Yuvraj guide India to 319 against Pakistan
Author: 0 Rohit, Kohli, Yuvraj guide India to 319 against Pakistan

Kohli and Yuvraj's blitz continued the good work put in by Shikhar Dhawan (68) and Rohit Sharma (91) as Pakistan lost their way against a formidable Indian batting side. "I would say 9 out of 10". And to make matters worse for Pakistan , both Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz - his 0-87 in 8.4 overs the most expensive figures in Champions Trophy history - left the field late on to injury midway through their respective overs.

Sports Pakistan put India in to bat
Author: 0 Pakistan put India in to bat

Arthur, appointed Pakistan coach in May past year added: "When we started this, the players would go and hit balls and hit balls and wouldn't really know when to stop". The moisture content isn't very much and it looks a very good surface. New Zealand are also on their way to Wales, and a team spokesman said: "We have taken advice from the ICC and the assistance they have put in place from a security point of view - and we will continue to do that".

Sports More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game
Author: 0 More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game

About seven people were seriously hurt, including a seven-year-old boy who was trampled. Juventus' fans run away from San Carlo Square following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen at San Carlo Square in Turin June 3, 2017 .

Sports 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues
Author: 0 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Francoise Abanda of Canada 6-0, 6-0. Spain's Garbine Muguruza returns the ball to Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris .

Sports CT 2017: India thrash Pakistan in rain-interrupted tie
Author: 0 CT 2017: India thrash Pakistan in rain-interrupted tie

Further rain interruptions forced the match officials to revise the target to 324 runs off 48 overs according to the the Duckworth Lewis method. Subsequently, skipper Virat Kohli (unbeaten at 81) and Yuvraj Singh (53) continued the good work put in by the openers as they too scored aggressive fifties to guide India past 300-plus mark.

Sports Foul mouth aside, Andy Murray continues to find a way to win
Author: 0 Foul mouth aside, Andy Murray continues to find a way to win

After splitting the first two sets, the second-round match was evenly poised at 1-1 in the third when Almagro simply could not bear the pain in his knee any more. "I tried to find good words for him". Murray looked to have turned a corner when he broke Klizan as he served for the first set at 5-4, but the Scot then played an bad tie-break.

Sports Real title leaves 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane
Author: 0 Real title leaves 'an incredible feeling' for Zidane

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has declared coach Zinedine Zidane the best in the world. Real Madrid won their first La Liga title for five years after beating Malaga 2-0 at La Rosaleda on the last day of the period on Sunday.

Sports Desmond, Rockies slam Padres 10-1
Author: 0 Desmond, Rockies slam Padres 10-1

In Saturday's action, the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 10-1 at Petco Park, thanks to a strong start from Tyler Chatwood and a lot of offense highlighted by a home run from Nolan Arenado and a grand slam from Ian Desmond .

Author: 0 Witthoeft arrives late to French Open match

But Mladenovic played superbly on the big points, pumping her fist and screaming after every one, and Muguruza's resistance wilted in a poor final game. Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Cavs try to adjust on both ends after drubbing

If we take care of what we're supposed to take care of, it doesn't matter if it's the '96 Bulls ... After he scored just eight points in a Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks that year, for example, James offered a public thank you to columnists who criticized him.

Author: 0 Sailing - New Zealand pick Britain as America's Cup semi-final foe

Oracle Team USA once again won the battle, with their opposition appealing and failing with a penalty protest. "I imagine it's performance across the range of conditions, and looking at tomorrow it's quite light winds which is really a sweet spot for Team New Zealand with those super-long daggerboards", he told RNZ.

Author: 0 Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

India started conservatively after being inserted, but Rohit and Dhawan were soon into their stride either side of the day's first rain break, as Wahab proved particularly expensive. "We were in control for 40 overs but we lost the plot in the last eight overs", the wicket-keeper added after what was the opening Group B match for both the Asian giants in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams.

Author: 0 Nadal beats Bautista Agut to reach quarterfinals

The record nine-time French Open champion inflicted a crushing defeat on Nikoloz Basilashvili in round three, dropping just one game in his most lopsided Grand Slam victory. This was the second year in a row that Bacsinszky beat seven-time major champion Venus Williams in the fourth round in Paris . Pliskova, who had won just twice in five previous French Open appearances before this year, will face Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg for a quarter-final spot.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

More than a thousand Juventus soccer fans watching the Champions League final on screens in one of Turin's main squares late on Saturday were injured when loud bangs created panic and mayhem. Many argue that in its current format it is even harder to win the Champions League than it was in Sacchi's era, due to the increased amount of games and the greater demands of the modern game.

Sports Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, ask India to bat
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Pakistan win toss, ask India to bat

Following this security has been tightened in Birmingham . However, they can not afford to be complacent considering their history against the arch-rivals when it comes to the Champions Trophy. We need a complete performance to win a game of cricket, today is going to be no different. While bilateral cricketing ties between the two countries have been suspended for all means and purposes, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel had said that the government won't have a say in India playing ...

Author: 0 French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

Even if I won the first set 6-0, I knew the second one was going to be tougher. It was the precursor to what turned out to be a 7-6 7-5 6-0 victory in this French Open third round - and it could be a massive one in the context of the season.

Author: 0 Crowd makes me cry, says happy Mladenovic after beating defending champion Muguruza

Nadal secured victory on his third match point when he pushed Bautista Agut to the back of the court with a big forehand that his countryman could only pat back into the net at full stretch. There will be a first-time Grand Slam champion at the French Open. "Honestly I went through so many emotions during this match that I don't know what to say".

Author: 0 Mickey Arthur: Pakistan 'completely calm' ahead of India clash

As the First Match coins for Both the team at England sounds hard to believe who is going to Win the Match. McDermott, who played 71 tests for Australia between 1984 and 1996 and was his country's full-time bowling coach from the 2013-14 Ashes series to last year's World T20, said he had submitted an application.

Sports Will.i.am Confirms Fergie Has Left the Black Eyed Peas
Author: 0 Will.i.am Confirms Fergie Has Left the Black Eyed Peas

Speaking to UAE entertainment news magazine Ahlan! he said: "Since the beginning of Black Eyed Peas , we've always had awesome vocalists that appeared on the mic with us". Apparently Nicole Scherzinger was once up for being the "featured female" on " Elephunk ", but that didn't come to be and Fergie stood in. She hasn't recorded with them since 2012 and has been trying to get her long, long awaited second solo album Double Dutchess off the ground .

Sports Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract
Author: 0 Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

Suddenly the priority was financing the new 60,000-seat stadium over strengthening the playing squad. Brooks, who was born in Berlin, joined Hertha's youth setup when he was 14 in 2007. While some question whether Wenger was handed a new deal out of misty-eyed loyalty, Gazidis insists that is not the case. By now, though, there was a small but loud contingent of fans that was growing exhausted with Wenger.

Author: 0 Stampede in Turin injures fans after firecrackers let off

It has been reported in the past hour that at least 30 people have been injured after a reported explosion in Turin . An explosion has been reported in Turin, where thousands of people are now gathered following tonight's Champions League final .

Sports South Africa start off tournament with a comfortable win
Author: 0 South Africa start off tournament with a comfortable win

The ICC banned captain Upul Tharanga for the next two games against India and Pakistan and the Sri Lankans were fined. Hashim Amla scored a brilliant 103 to become the first South African to slam 25 ODI centuries. Tharanga went on to top score for his team with 57, however, he lacked support. The bowler stepped backwards once and then dived in front but missed the catch as the ball went for a boundary.

Sports 1000 injured in Turin after firecracker provoked stampede
Author: 0 1000 injured in Turin after firecracker provoked stampede

A witness told La Stampa newspaper: 'We heard a bang and everyone started to run. At least two people, including a seven-year-old child, were seriously hurt in the incident. For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster, where 39 people, majority Italians fans, were killed when a wall collapsed on them before the European Cup final against Liverpool.

Author: 0 Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

An ice worker removes a fish during the second period of Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators on Monday, May 29, 2017, at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh . A big reason Pittsburgh is so good following a loss is Murray. They managed only two shots on goal over those attempts. "Thought they had a solid game".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Ferguson share touching moment after the UCL Final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Ferguson share touching moment after the UCL Final

As a team we played very good in the quarterfinals, semifinals and today but at the end you need a guy to score to win this title and he did. "This is only a positive thing for the team". "I'm not going to confirm I'll stay here all my life". I get to say that every year. For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster, where 39 people, majority Italians fans, were killed when a wall collapsed on them before the European Cup final ...

Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 Defense Was Historically Bad
Author: 0 The Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 Defense Was Historically Bad

It was so easy for Durant that he was able to set a new career high in dunks (six) in the first half alone. Durant's presence also benefited Curry, who hit six 3-pointers on the way to a 28-point night. If you recall, last season was an epic one, simply because of the number of former Arizona players involved with both organizations, whether as players, coaches or player personnel.

Author: 0 Djokovic starts French Open with decisive win

Kyrgios got into a dispute with the umpire in the second set when a key call went against him when he had a break point for 5-4, but he regained his focus to take the tiebreaker with an ace on his third set point. Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open . Mladenovic later admitted she wouldn't played if it wasn't Roland Garros, and will to recover swiftly.

Sports Chelsea boss Conte defends Victor Moses after dive
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte defends Victor Moses after dive

Referee Anthony Taylor, having already booked Moses for a tug on Danny Welbeck, was in a good position to spot the dive and issued a second yellow card for simulation. The Gunners, who have experienced a season marred by underachievement and fan protest, capped it off with by winning the FA Cup trophy after defeating Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday.

Sports Garbine Muguruza vs Kristina Mladenovic - player profiles
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza vs Kristina Mladenovic - player profiles

France's Kristina Mladenovic in action during her fourth round match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the French Open , June 4, 2017. She said in her post-match interview: "It's a match that was eagerly awaited by everyone, myself included".

Sports Hamilton: Ferrari has chosen its number one
Author: 0 Hamilton: Ferrari has chosen its number one

Vettel moved 25 points clear of Hamilton in the championship race after he recorded his third win of the season, while the British driver finished seventh in Monte Carlo. "The stony demeanour said it all for Kimi Raikkonen by the close of the Monaco Grand Prix and, while the Iceman is renowned for giving nothing away in public, that he was not happy at how his race had panned out was clear", Giles Richards wrote in The Guardian.

Author: 0 The Greatest NBA Finals Of All Time (Possibly)

The team turned the ball over a total of 20 times , including eight from LeBron James himself. The Warriors , who had not played in nine days, were rusty at the outset, missing shots close to the basket and looking anxious when they had possession.

Author: 0 Cavaliers need to protect rim

While they dominated in the paint, they still missed a lot of very makeable shots at the rim, especially in the first half. Durant made precisely the difference Cleveland feared he might - not only performing at an elite level himself but making it hard for the Cavs to throw multiple players at Stephen Curry , who contributed 28 points and 10 assists.

Author: 0 Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

Up to 170,000 people were in the city on Saturday to see Spanish holders Real Madrid beat Italy's Juventus 4-1 in the world's biggest club football match. The 32-year-old found the net for the second time, in the 64th minute, to notch up his 600th career goal. This was a final blessed with two memorable goals, the latter of which is widely regarded as one of the best in Borussia Dortmund's storied history.

Author: 0 Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

After conceding the opener when Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo broke through in the 20th minute, Juventus needed something special to get back into contention. No such questions can be levelled at Real after this latest triumph. Not for once in that second-half did they ever feel in danger of losing that game.

Author: 0 Good news for Manchester United fans, as Mourinho reveals transfer plans

The Europa League joins the Community Shield and EFL Cup in Mourinho's trophy cabinet after his first season at Old Trafford and he will look to build on that success in the Champions League next season. It's been a different story, though, in the Premier League as David de Gea is first choice after featuring in 35 of the 38 fixtures this season.

Author: 0 Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence

But if they can continue to play with the same level of intensity on defense, they will be very tough to beat. As he did in game four of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wore an arm sleeve on his shooting (right) arm.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

Nadal's flawless performance against Basilashvili, from the country of Georgia, was his 100th best-of-five-sets match on clay (98-2 record). Muguruza forced a third set by taking the second 6-3, breaking in the last game. Indias B Sai Praneeth sailed into the final with a straight-game win but Olympic medallist Saina Nehwals campaign ended in the semifinal of the Dollars 120000 Thailand Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament here today.

Sports Models of consistency: How the Predators, Ducks were built
Author: 0 Models of consistency: How the Predators, Ducks were built

The Swede had his coming-out party on Saturday night, but for Nashville to close out the Ducks and book their first Stanley Cup Final appearance on Monday night at Bridgestone Arena , players like Aberg, Arvidsson and Sissons will have to play a pivotal role.

Author: 0 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

The fourth seed is playing herself into arguably her best form since winning the title here 12 months ago having come through a tough section of the draw. I'm happy I went out there without fear. "That's the word I'm going to use today, because I still don't know how I won that match". Never mind the 16 double faults, Kristina Mladenovic downed defending champion Garbine Muguruza 6-1 3-6 6-3, sending the Roland Garros crowd into raptures as their darling reached the quarter-finals of ...

Author: 0 Jason Day loses Byron Nelson playoff by a putt

But at the first playoff hole, the 18th, Day flared his nine iron shot a little right and left himself with a hard, downhill 15-metre putt which ran by the hole, the former world No. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson and six others were tied for seventh after shooting matching 67s. Of course none of this matters unless you win, and despite not finishing as spectacularly as he might have liked, Horschel fired at flags and never laid up the whole way in.

Sports Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games
Author: 0 Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games

South Africa started slowly after losing the toss, scoring 32 runs in the first 10 overs before Quinton de Kock departed for 23 after edging a Nuwan Pradeep delivery to wicketkeeper Dickwella. "Immy is a great asset for us". "And not just on the field but off the field". The Proteas' bowling department will be spearheaded by No.1-ranked ODI bowler Kagiso Rabada along side the likes of Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris and veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir , who can be a lethal ...

Author: 0 Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus

Ronaldo underscored his status as Europe's most lethal striker with the first and third goals as Real were crowned champions of Europe for a record-extending 12th time. "It was not easy". "It was a very special occasion for me personally and it was an incredible feeling to lift that trophy here". MARCELO (Real Madrid): The Brazilian left-back remains a constant threat on the wing and is still one of the best in the world in his position.

Sports UFC 212 results: Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision
Author: 0 UFC 212 results: Vitor Belfort defeats Nate Marquardt by unanimous decision

Marquardt covered and returned fire. Marquardt dances around Belfort while peppering him with jabs, Marquardt also attacks Belfort with a variety of kicks. Marquardt has dropped two straight, while Belfort gets his first win since knocking out Dan Henderson in 2015. During his post-fight interview, Belfort was asked about retirement.

Author: 0 Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

Nevertheless both of Spain's major newspapers AS and Marca believe Rodriguez's omission is confirmation that he will leave. With 10 minutes of the second half remaining, crowds rushed away from the centre of Piazza San Carlo, crushing people against barriers.

Author: 0 Andy Murray Beats Juan Martin Del Potro In French Open

Because of a downpour, play was suspended for the day in the early evening. "Then he forced me to play backhand first, and then he sliced me". PARIS - Andy Murray benefited from a double fault by Juan Martin del Potro in the opening tiebreaker and then looked more and more like the No.

Sports Djokovic avoids upset in French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic avoids upset in French Open

It was the eighth consecutive year that Djokovic has reached the round of 16 here in Paris . He chased Schwartzman along the baseline with punishing groundstrokes and kept his cool, despite a time violation and a warning, to take the match to a decider.

Sports Malaysia Airlines cockpit attacker checked out of psychiatric facility day before flight
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines cockpit attacker checked out of psychiatric facility day before flight

A Malaysia Airlines flight departing Melbourne turned back and landed safely after just 30 minutes after a "disruptive" passenger tried to enter the cockpit, according to the airline. Passengers onboard the flight remained inside Tullamarine airport. A 25-year-old Dandenong man is in police custody. Passengers were kept on the plane for 90 minutes after landing and the aircraft was searched for potential bombs at a remote part of the airport.