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Sports 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
Author: 0 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

IOC sports director Kit McConnell said the Tokyo Games would include 321 events, up from 306 at Rio 2016, with a focus on redressing the Olympic movement's long-standing disparity between male and female athletes. A men's 800 and a 4×100 mixed medley relay - another possible event for Ledecky - was also added. "The team relay has proved to be a very popular event with the athletes and spectators and audiences", said Stanford.

Author: 0 Cavs not giving up - James

I believe if LeBron still felt his current team was capable of beating the Warriors in this year's Finals, especially at this point, we would have heard it in this latest press conference. This is one of the more interesting defenses of a misguided Tweet. It's just that when the opportunity to give the ball up to generate an open three-pointer arises, James will go with what stats have proven to be the more efficient shot.

Author: 0 Speculation linking United with massive Madrid raid fades

And having lifted the European Cup o n c e w i t h Manchester U n i t e d, R o n a l d o has done it t h r e e times in four seas o n s with Madrid . "The players have entered into the legend of Real Madrid and of football, as has our coach", said club president Florentino Perez, as he reserved special praise for Zinedine Zidane .

Sports Halep to face Ostapenko in French Open final
Author: 0 Halep to face Ostapenko in French Open final

Romania's Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title with victory over Karolina Pliskova on Thursday at the French Open . "But what I like even more is her hunger and you can see it on her face, she really wants this badly and is going to go to any length to win".

Author: 0 The Warriors Are Making The Cavs Beat Themselves

It shows, win or lose, the Cavs need to go into this summer knowing what needs to be done to more effectively match-up with this Warriors team. When the first half was over, James had 27 points and the Warriors had committed 12 turnovers, and yet Golden State still led 67-61.

Author: 0 Blowouts More Common Than Close Games In Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw. After combining for zero points in Games 3 and 4, Malkin had a goal and an assist and Kessel a goal and two assists. He attempted to extract himself but couldn't, then unleashed a torrent of punches at Subban's head. Ellis was called for holding on the play and with the ensuing power play, Crosby set up Schultz for a blast that snuck through the pads of Pekka Rinne , who got the hook after only 20 minutes.

Author: 0 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid C.F.

With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in. It is the first time Madrid have won both La Liga and the Champions League in the same season for 59 years. Real Madrid's players are set to be handed record-breaking bonuses to match their historic season.

Author: 0 Durant enjoying joyride in first season with Warriors

So they want 16-0. And James has once again been criticized for not being more aggressive late in Game 3, when he made a pass to Kyle Korver. The short answers, which we will elaborate on are "No, ' 'No" and 'No.' On the last topic, three duos among many who would be ranked ahead of Curry-Durant at this point in National Basketball Association history are Lakers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson, Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen and Lakers Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe ...

Author: 0 Tharanga banned for Sri Lanka's slow over rate

Faced with a top order that likes to do the brunt of its early work through the covers, Tharanga - standing in as captain for the injured Angelo Mathews - stationed two men in the region, which meant only 32 runs were scored during the first 10 overs.

Author: 0 Warriors make way for history with potential sweep of Cavaliers

They will attack the paint. And James has once again been criticized for not being more aggressive late in Game 3, when he made a pass to Kyle Korver. Apps all like it it's as if it does not like 0% does not affect his legacy at all in fact Christian and I know it's. We'll get him out, get him right back in.

Sports French Open roundup from day eight
Author: 0 French Open roundup from day eight

Bacsinszky's best result at a major tournament was reaching the semi-finals at Roland Garros in 2015. "If you had been in my shoes on the court, I think you would have understood". "I love playing in front of you". “Everything wasnt ideal. There were a few concerns, ” Mladenovic said, before joking: “I made about 35 double-faults today, but everythings OK!”.

Author: 0 No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

Klay Thompson scored 30 points and Stephen Curry added 26 for the Warriors , who seized a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series and stretched their record playoff win streak to 15-0. It's what they were missing, too. "It's been a long season, and you hate for it to end this way". Boston's Isaiah Thomas rates himself the best player in the National Basketball Association.

Author: 0 Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0

The Penguins boast the top four scorers in this postseason: Malkin, Crosby, Guentzel, and Kessel. "We were really jumping and playing our game, playing fast". Colton Sissons was assessed a match penalty for cross-checking Olli Maatta in the face with 30 seconds remaining in Pittsburgh's Game 5 blowout win, meaning he is suspended from competition until the league rules otherwise.

Sports Dana White Claims to be Running The McGregor-Mayweather Deal
Author: 0 Dana White Claims to be Running The McGregor-Mayweather Deal

According to the report, which was penned by Lance Pugmire and appeared on the Los Angeles Times website, executives from WME-IMG, the Hollywood talent agency that bought the UFC for a staggering sum past year, have taken over from White and are involved in ongoing talks with Mayweather's manager Al Haymon.

Author: 0 Was Andre Iguodala's 'The Strip' payback for 'The Block' by LeBron James?

A 113-107 lead with 3:09 left seemed somewhat safe until Durant and the Warriors got it going scoring 11 in a row to take the lead for good. But that means little to Golden State's players, who with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers.

Sports Champions Trophy 2017: India wins warm-up match against Kiwis
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: India wins warm-up match against Kiwis

They also took England to a decider in the hotly contested one-day series in Bangladesh a year ago. "When your team is winning games, when your team is playing better cricket people will notice you, people will respect you". "We know that the game has gone quite a long way and we have had some good results in the recent past, so we will do our best to match that". Kohli said the team were determined to keep their hunger for success.

Author: 0 LeBron James Sets 2 NBA Finals Records In Game 3

Toying with other teams, Golden State has turned the National Basketball Association postseason into its personal playground, storming to a record 15 straight wins and moving within a victory on Friday night in Game 4 of another title and into the conversation of the best teams ever .

Sports French Open 2017: Women's results - Quarterfinals
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Women's results - Quarterfinals

The 19-year-old, playing in the main draw in Paris for only the second time , is the first teenager to get to the semi-finals at Roland Garros since Ana Ivanovic in 2007. "At the beginning he was more a clay-court player, I would say, because we shared - his former coach is my coach now, so that's the only info I've got".

Sports National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?
Author: 0 National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?

It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, it's been 14 years since anyone has been cited for the odd Predator pastime. What doesn't is that Rinne is the weak spot, and this is how Pittsburgh wins. Despite a rough night in Game 1 , Rinne has single-handedly carried the Predators at times, and still carries a 1.83 GAA and.934 save pct.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby Trial, Day 4 - Prosecution Uses Cosby's Own Words Against Him

He said they did not have intercourse. "She was not angry when she left, she was not in a huff", said Cosby in the deposition. The TV star said they had been romantic before. A poised Constand testified under oath for nearly 10 hours Tuesday and Wednesday. Cosby said he did, Schaffer said. Cosby also said he had been blackmailed before and was anxious about the nature of phone calls between himself, Andrea Costand and her mother , Gianna Costand.

Sports What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final

In game three, they held Sidney Crosby and Yevgeni Malkin shot-less, something that's only happened a few times in their entire career playing together. That path likely requires Rinne to stand tall in the net, even if he doesn't replicate the diving gems from Monday, other guys like Colton Sissons to chip in alongside Gaudreau and continued aggressiveness from the defensemen - the X-factor in putting just enough pressure on typically stout Matt Murray .

Sports Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead
Author: 0 Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

Two consecutive victories don't give coach Peter Laviolette belief that his Nashville Predators have momentum against the Pittsburgh Penguins going into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final . If that was meant to bait the Penguins, it backfired. It's all Penguins after the first period of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final . As the Penguins were skating down the ice on their way to the fifth goal of Game 5, a very odd play happened.

Author: 0 Niyo: Durant delivers in 'his moment' with Warriors

The final score was 118-113. The Cavs, though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 - the shot that makes dreams come true. The only game the 76ers lost in their 1983 championship run was to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals. The 26 paint points are the most by a player 6-foot-3 or shorter in the past 20 postseasons.

Sports Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors
Author: 0 Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors

Stephen Curry shoots during a Warriors practice. And whether or not it's boring to watch one team pummel another in what's supposed to be the pinnacle of competition, or whether it's "good" or "bad" for the NBA to have a squad so good that its main concern during the NBA Finals is whether anyone can find Zaza a goddamned hat , the run has been impressive.

Sports WWDC unveils Apple's newest gadget, the HomePod
Author: 0 WWDC unveils Apple's newest gadget, the HomePod

The 7-inch-tall cylindrical speaker will be available in the U.S.in December for $349. Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home , the HomePod will play music while also helping people to manage their lives and homes. Apple is hoping a new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers - the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals.

Sports Slow start not costly as Djokovic eases into last eight
Author: 0 Slow start not costly as Djokovic eases into last eight

The Serbian is hoping that his fledgling partnership with new coach Andre Agassi can inspire him back to his menacing back. The Serb, bidding to become the first man in the professional era to win each of the four grand slams twice, found some resistance in the first set with the third game lasting 13 minutes before Djokovic won it.

Sports Cavaliers Arrive In Bay Area For Game 1 Of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers Arrive In Bay Area For Game 1 Of NBA Finals

Last year, the Cavaliers earned their first National Basketball Association championship in franchise history, becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit to win The Finals . ET tipoff. We're talking about, 'Who's the best?' Who's the best? There is Cleveland's LeBron James , arguably operating at a level that even he has never achieved in a career that will end in the hall of fame, and there's Golden State's Kevin Durant , cast in some corners as the villain of the times, and ...

Author: 0 Pittsburg crushes Nashville to take 3-2 lead

No word on if the Predators will appreciate or object to their marketing manager apparently wishing ill on a player, but that will be seen to come. Phil Kessel scored and added two assists for the Penguins. "No, I'm anxious about his record now at home and it's been outstanding", Fisher said. "We continued to do that". Rinne, the playoff leader in wins and goals-against average, rebounded in a big way for Games 3 and 4 in Nashville , limiting Pittsburgh to a just two goals on 52 ...

Author: 0 England not to give Aussies easy ride: Buttler

But the moment we are looking at is when Ben Stokes almost got his partner at the other end, Joe Root out. In the previous Champions Trophy too, they could not make it to the knockouts after their matches were affected by rain. "It is a ground we like playing at". Morgan said that despite the victory margin (87 runs) it was, by no means, an easy win. It was his second unbeaten half-century in four ODI innings this summer, after a winter run of seven attempts which brought him a top ...

Sports Why the French Open champion broke down in tears
Author: 0 Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

I just think that they were a little bit, sometimes should be a little bit more respectful". The fourth-round clash was eagerly anticipated and did not disappoint, with Mladenovic eventually emerging as the 6-1 3-6 6-3 victor in front of an excitable crowd on the Suzanne-Lenglen Court.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England beats New Zealand by 87 runs

Only when Jos Buttler provided a dash of late impetus did England pass the modern benchmark of 300 - which proved comfortable enough, ensuring after two Group A wins from two so far they are already through to the knockout stages of their own tournament before facing Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday.

Sports #PredsOn3: Nashville looks to take the lead in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 #PredsOn3: Nashville looks to take the lead in Stanley Cup Final

The final score tied for the seventh-biggest blowout in Cup Final history. The trade was a major salary dump for the Leafs who would later begin their rebuild, but for the Penguins it landed them a major offensive asset in Kessel. Malkin had gone cold in Nashville, finishing without a point and a minus-3 in the two losses. PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw.

Author: 0 Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

It is the second time in three years she has lost in the French Open semifinals. "I think it s a nice gift", said Ostapenko, whose win was greeted by the crowd singing happy birthday. However, the gritty Romanian proved just the stronger in the deciding set after winning a long game to break for 3-1 with a brilliant running forehand pass and then fought off two break points in the following game.

Sports Crusaders game holds huge implications for Lions
Author: 0 Crusaders game holds huge implications for Lions

From 1998 through to 2008 they collected seven of the 11 titles on offer. Probably not. The most important thing - as someone outside looking in - is that they create a squad of 41 people who feel they are all in it together; hence he wants to give everyone a game.

Author: 0 United Kingdom votes for hung parliament; Brexit uncertainties ahead

Or, either the Conservatives or Labour could attempt to govern as a minority administration, seeking to win support in the Commons for their programme on a vote-by-vote basis. May continued to echo her "strong and stable" sentiment that she hinged her electoral campaign on. For the right of the party, who have always been opposed to Corbyn's leadership, and for the party's lawmakers, the vast bulk of whom a year ago signed a motion of no confidence in Corbyn, as well as for much of the ...

Sports Giovani dos Santos and Mexico grab 3-0 win over Honduras
Author: 0 Giovani dos Santos and Mexico grab 3-0 win over Honduras

The team then had a pretty disappointing start to the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, suffering back to back defeats to Mexico and Costa Rica, and the two results ultimately saw Jurgen Klinsmann lose his job. It's not being shown online in Mexico or Honduras , but for viewing options in other countries, you can check the listings at LiveSoccerTV . Honduras then collapsed, Jimenez scoring Mexico's third only three minutes later with a lovely clipped effort that delighted a Mexico City crowd ...

Author: 0 Warriors Hope To Chase Away Game 3 Blues

He's also still looking for the Cavs' three-point game, which has been so pivotal to their success. When the first half was over, James had 27 points and the Warriors had committed 12 turnovers, and yet Golden State still led 67-61.

Sports Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard 'would consider' Real Madrid offer
Author: 0 Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard 'would consider' Real Madrid offer

Eden Hazard has picked his solo goal against Arsenal as one of his favourite strikes of the season for Chelsea . Belgium originally tweeted that Hazard had merely twisted his ankle during training ahead of a friendly clash against Czech Republic and World Cup qualifier against Estonia .

Sports Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis
Author: 0 Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

The fourth-seeded Nadal, a nine-time champion at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped. Rafa Nadal believes referees should not be too quick to punish players who take longer to prepare between points, the 31-year-old said after receiving a penalty for slow play during his French Open fourth round victory yesterday.

Author: 0 Andy Murray Beats Kei Nishikori to Advance to 2017 French Open Semifinals

He won the first set against Nishikori 6-1, led by two sets to one and looked poised to go a break up in the fourth when play was interrupted by a loud noise from the PA system. I think he's struggling a little bit since the beginning of the year, but he's in the semifinal. Instead, he seemed listless, nearly resigned to losing to Murray for the ninth time in their 11 career matches.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wkts

Kusal Mendis was named man-of-the-match for his 89 off 93 balls, although the bowlers were deserving of praise after restricting to 321 runs in the one-day worldwide (ODI) meeting. Despite Shikhar Dhawan's hundred and fifties by Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni , India failed to defend their total of 321 against the Angelo Mathews-led Sri Lankan side.

Author: 0 Flawless shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

James shot back Wednesday morning before the Cavs sought to defend their home court in Game 3 and get back into the NBA Finals. With Durant, the Warriors found another gear against the Cavaliers, winning the opening two games by 22 points and 19 points respectively.

Sports Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals
Author: 0 Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

Standing in his way this year is the greatest clay-court player in history. He needed four sets to get past Andrey Kuznetsov and Martin Klizan in the first two rounds. Simona Halep made a dramatic recovery from a set and 5-1 down to beat Eilina Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-0 for a place in the French Open semifinals on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Head coach Mike Sullivan expressed that the guys were thrilled to enter the Game 5 matchup and to be back in a home environment. Wilson, 27, led the Predators in playoff scoring the last two years, with five goals in six first-round games in 2015 aand 13 points in 14 games last year.

Sports Nadal can win 15 French Open titles, says Kuerten
Author: 0 Nadal can win 15 French Open titles, says Kuerten

Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champ, defeated seventh-seeded Marin Cilic and has yet to drop a set in this year's tournament. Top-ranked Andy Murray is through to the French Open semifinals after beating eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1.