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Sports Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal secures Under-20 World Cup for England
Author: 0 Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal secures Under-20 World Cup for England

Calvert-Lewin didn't represent England at any of the younger age groups, with his first call-up to the national team coming with the U20s in September. Everton striker Calvert-Lewin became only the third England player to score in a World Cup final after Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters in 1966 - the last time England won a world title at any level.

Sports Rafael Nadal wins historic 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins historic 10th French Open title

Nadal has played in 22 Grand Slam finals, standing 15-7. Two players held their serve in the first four games, before Nadal rode on a four-game winning streak to set it 6-2 in the opening set, where the Swiss No. Rafael Nadal has been given a replica of the French Open trophy to mark his 10 titles at Roland Garros. The feeling I have is impossible to describe.

Author: 0 Nadal reclaims French Open crown

He defeated the Swiss tennis ace 6-2, 6-3 and 6-1. Rafael Nadal has now won 10 French Open titles, the most titles at a single Grand Slam event of any player in history. "Last year", Nadal said, "was not an easy one". No. 3 Wawrinka won the 2015 French Open for one of his three major championships. And if you miss a ball, if you hit a ball short, they will attack you.

Author: 0 Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

French Open champion Rafael Nadal found it "impossible to describe" his feelings after claiming an unprecedented 10th title at the same major. A victor of 73 career singles titles and 53 on clay, his current French Open record stands at a formidable 79-2.

Author: 0 Andy Murray vs Kei Nishikori

On a blustery day in Paris , Murray struggled to find his rhythm the way he had in his previous matches at the tournament, but eventually overcame the Japanese eighth seed in four sets, winning 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. He [Djokovic] had some [chances] to take it, to be a little bit more confident, little by little. Murray said: "I have never had any issues with him before".

Sports Froome forced down into fourth in Criterium du Dauphine
Author: 0 Froome forced down into fourth in Criterium du Dauphine

The Dane narrowly beat Porte in a tight sprint. South African Louis Meintjes (UAE Team Emirates) was 15 seconds further back in third, while big guns such as Richie Porte (BMC Racing Team), triple Tour de France victor Chris Froome (Team Sky) and 2007/2009 Tour champion Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) lost between one minute 15 seconds and four minutes ten seconds.

Sports Novak Djokovic wins opening match at French Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic wins opening match at French Open

The 30-year-old Spaniard, who is seeking an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros , beat Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in the opening round. If the Spaniard can build on his encouraging start - a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 win against the French world No45, Benoît Paire, on Court Suzanne Lenglen in one hour 52 minutes - he is headed for a semi-final collision with Djokovic .

Sports Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 4 vs
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 4 vs

Green asked The Vertical's Shams Charania . "If we wanted to play more physical, how could we?" So where do we go from here? Now, there's one more win to come before the prophecy comes true. "This is a insane game, anything can happen". This means if they are completing an exchange, Love is the asset they can let go. Green's history with Cavs fans goes back to past year when he was suspended for Game 5 of the series for swiping at LeBron James' groin area after James stepped over him.

Sports Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

Telfair pleaded guilty in 2008 to criminal possession of a weapon and was sentenced to three years of probation. They had been parked illegally on a median on Atlantic Avenue near Classon Street just before the incident and drawn the officers' attention.

Author: 0 Game 4 referees clarify technical foul confusion

On Thursday Green called Cleveland fans "Brutal" after his mother was harassed by a Cavs fan as time expired at the end of Game 3. I asked them and they told me to keep playing. The referees said that the technical that was assessed to Green with 1:55 left in the first quarter should have gone to Warriors coach Steve Kerr .

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

He has never lost any French open final and he is the first victor to have 10 Grand Slam singles titles for the same tournament. Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. This time, he was a little more composed. "And because I am 31 already and not a kid anymore". For now, we'll have to wait and see, but as a fan of tennis , I can't wait.

Sports Arsenal target Mahrez: No offers on the table despite Wenger praise
Author: 0 Arsenal target Mahrez: No offers on the table despite Wenger praise

One thing has been made clear - Mahrez wants to leave Leicester , and has done well enough in the Premier League to warrant a top club buying him. Mahrez was named the 2015/16 PFA Player of the Year and was rewarded with a new four-year contract last year, which however has no buyout clause.

Author: 0 Mathews unlikely to face South Africa

That included a score of 103 from Hashim Amla , his 25th century in ODIs. He removed Kusal Mendis by plucking a drive out of the air one-handed, and then expertly dived and threw in one movement to run out Dinesh Chandimal . His exit allowed South Africa to squeeze through the brilliant fielding of AB de Villiers and excellent bowling of Tahir. "It also presented them with a selection dilemma", said the Sri Lankan great, "They choose the more conservative option and chose to bolster ...

Author: 0 "Brain fart" spoils Shane Lowry's finish at the BMW PGA Championship

Francesco Molinari was second - two strokes back - after a 68, with Stenson (68), Tanihara (68) and Nicolas Colsaerts (65) a shot further behind. The Australian is a two-time victor on the European Tour but victory on Sunday would be the biggest of his career by some margin.

Sports Chargers WR Mike Williams out with herniated disc
Author: 0 Chargers WR Mike Williams out with herniated disc

Coach Anthony Lynn said last month that he hoped Williams would be able to return before the end of the program because "he has so much to learn " before his first National Football League training camp gets underway. Allen, 25, tore his ACL during the team's regular season opener in 2016 but has been a full participant at organized team activities this offseason. Just for everybody to come there who helped me get to this moment, my family (and) my friends.

Sports John Stones vows to overcome disappointing first season at Manchester City
Author: 0 John Stones vows to overcome disappointing first season at Manchester City

The 30-year-old, however, could be set to remain in the Premier League, as West Ham prepare an offer for the Englishman, although finances could prove to be an obstacle. My personal situation is interesting and patience is going to have to be the key. "As a kid, my team always won trophies, but in my professional career I've not won anything yet and I'm hungry to get a medal around my neck", Stones said .

Sports LA Chargers pass rusher Melvin Ingram agrees to 4-year deal
Author: 0 LA Chargers pass rusher Melvin Ingram agrees to 4-year deal

Ingram had been given the franchise tag by the Chargers in order to keep him from hitting free agency while they negotiated this deal. Following three somewhat underwhelming seasons after the Chargers selected him in the first round of the 2012 National Football League draft, Ingram collected 18.5 combined sacks over the past two years.

Author: 0 Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

Shortly after Air Force One touched down in Rome, all eyes were on President Trump and his wife as they exited the plane, waving to waiting crowds. Melania Trump had continued living in Trump Tower in NY while Barron Trump, 11, finished the academic year at his NY school.

Author: 0 Hawaii becomes first in country to join with Paris agreement goals

The states, most led by Democrats, represent $7 trillion of the US gross domestic product, or 38 percent. Undoing most existing USA programs that curb vehicle pollution and other climate-changing emissions would probably take years and court battles if Trump tries, climate experts say.

Sports Pens Thump Preds 6-0, Take 3-2 Lead In Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Pens Thump Preds 6-0, Take 3-2 Lead In Stanley Cup

Sidney Crosby , Penguins: Crosby's effort in Game 5 was as clutch as it gets, temporarily pushing some of his relatively forgettable efforts when the series was in Nashville to the background; 2. He has a.756 save percentage and 5.41 goals against average in Pittsburgh and was chased from the net in both Game 2 and Game 5. And Rinne spent the past 40 minutes stewing on the bench as the Penguins finished off a 6-0 rout Thursday night in easily Nashville's worst playoff loss.

Author: 0 Highlights: Ostapenko overcomes Wozniacki to reach semi-finals

She has played in one previous major semifinal, also in Paris , losing to eventual champion Serena Williams two years ago. Romanian Simona Halep has shown the full extent of her defensive skills to beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 and reach her second French Open final.

Sports Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners
Author: 0 Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners

Marcus Stroman allowed six hits and two runs (one earned) while striking out six and walking none in seven innings for the win. After a 1-2 stutter-start in Oakland to start the six-game trip, the Jays were pleased to take a 3-3 mark with them on the team charter.

Author: 0 Insider reveals Man United won't agree deal with top striker

The 35-year-old's agent, Mino Raiola , claimed last month Ibrahimovic was keen to extend his stay at United but the club have made a decision to move on and have identified Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata as the man they want to lead the line next season.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Canadian Grand Prix result a 'great blow' to Ferrari

Hamilton and Vettel had exchanged near-identical times on the first runs, split by 0.004s, which seemed to set up a grandstand finish to Q3. With the caveat that this is the race with the fewest pole-to-win conversions, Hamilton got pole in impressive fashion.

Author: 0 AB de Villiers fit to face India in crucial Champions Trophy clash

India scored 193 for two in 38 overs. The innings was ended by, wouldn't you know it, Tahir's run out. Morkel was a threat early, and deserved to take Rohit Sharma's wicket for 12 in the sixth over. "So is the same for South Africa , as well". Du Plessis called for a run, when in fact there wasn't one, and Hardik Pandya and Mahendra Singh Dhoni combined to send the Proteas' danger man back to the pavilion.

Sports Man United to make Morata Spain's most expensive player
Author: 0 Man United to make Morata Spain's most expensive player

Do you think the trio would be the right players to move Manchester United in the right direction? Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has responded to Jose Mourinho's comments about his willingness to play while not 100 percent fit, saying the United manager had spoken before knowing the full extent of his injuries.

Author: 0 Tough Tapwrit overhauls Irish War Cry in last leg of Triple Crown

One year after Irad Ortiz, Jr. had ridden Creator to the win in the final leg of the American triple crown, Jose enjoyed his turn in the spotlight in Elmont, New York . The connections of Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing elected not to run. "We felt like with the five weeks in between, and with the way this horse had trained, that he had a legitimate chance", added Pletcher.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal gets his hands on the trophy

This time it has been hard for me, but my relationship with this tournament is special . The feeling I have is impossible to describe. Hard to compare to other places. He entered the final on an 11-match winning streak following his title in Geneva. She is the lone other tennis player to reach double digits at the same major.

Author: 0 India cruise to win in easy South Africa encounter

Tharanga was sanctioned for overseeing a slow over rate in Sri Lanka's opening defeat against South Africa - when Mathews himself was out, still recovering from a calf injury. Sharma (12) would go for one big shot too many and edged off Morkel to De Kock as captain Kohli made his way out to a rapturous ovation. They eventually set a well below-par target of 192 for India to qualify for the semi-finals.

Author: 0 Congressional Investigators Probe James Comey Leak Network

Comey delivered a scathing indictment of his former boss, accusing him of trying to block an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and saying the White House defamed him and the FBI in trying to explain his dismissal.

Author: 0 La Decima - Rafael Nadal's French Open finals

The final of the men's singles is on Sunday afternoon, so June 11. "So many reason made that score today, but mainly because he was playing better". At the age of 19, he became the first teenager to win a major singles title since Pete Sampras at the US Open in 1990.

Sports England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup
Author: 0 England beat Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup

Everton's Calvert-Lewin broke the deadlock and put England ahead in the 35th minute when he pounced on a rebound after the Venezuelan keeper had initially smothered the ball. On 52 minutes, Venezuela made a significant change, with Yeferson Soteldo replacing the ineffective Ronaldo Chacon, and with his very first touch, he dissected England's defence with a pass, leaving Sergio Cordova one-on-one with Woodman.

Sports Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open

She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". Jelena Ostapenko , the 20-year-old player from Latvia, became a victor of the French Open 2017, she beatRomania's Simona Halep in three sets, 4-6 6-4 6-3. " Jelena Ostapenko did it right here this week", Martina Navratilova, a victor of Grand Slam singles title, told the Tennis Channel. "So if I can reduce them, I think will be helpful".

Sports Trump Says He'd Testify That Comey Lied About Loyalty Demand
Author: 0 Trump Says He'd Testify That Comey Lied About Loyalty Demand

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". He said that Comey's testimony may result in some political damage for the president, but he believes it was actually a pretty good day for him in a legal sense.

Author: 0 Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

Key Stat: Nadal's record fifth French Open title in a row. The victory is particularly sweet for Nadal, who has overcome wrist and knee injuries over the past few years. He had won three out of three as far as Major finals were concerned and was aiming for his second title in Paris . Nadal became the first man since Borg in 1980 to win the French Open without dropping a set.

Author: 0 Warriors still in control, but wary of Cavaliers

CLEVELAND Draymond Green was ejected ... and then he wasn't? Green was shocked when he was called for it (though it was a very obvious whistle) and reacted in a very Draymond way. It didn't matter in the game, but it was still a odd sight to see a call being changed or messed up like that. "I don't like it", James said, drawing laughter after surpassing Magic Johnson in the record book with his ninth career Finals triple-double.

Author: 0 Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

There was already one down in the inning when Altuve bunted and unless you're a pitcher in the National League, it's rare to sacrifice bunt with one out, Altuve had not laid a sac bunt down all year and only one team in the AL bunts less than Houston.

Author: 0 7 pictures of Rafa Nadal celebrating his incredible 10th French Open win

Wawrinka, who has three major titles, had never lost a Grand Slam final but was clearly struggling to come up with answers to Nadal's clay-court prowess. The Spaniard has enjoyed an era of dominance at Roland Garros, with few able to live with the " King of Clay ". His 79-2 record in Paris is the best in French Open history.

Sports Harry Kane: 'Special day' to captain England, net late equaliser vs. Scotland
Author: 0 Harry Kane: 'Special day' to captain England, net late equaliser vs. Scotland

Southgate is trying to rebuild England's confidence after the shock of last year's Euro 2016 humiliation by Iceland and said his players' perseverance in the face of improbable odds was a sign that they are on the right path. However, Kane netted from close range three minutes into time added on to seal a 2-2 draw and maintain England's eight-year unbeaten run in qualifying matches as they stayed on course for a place in Russian Federation.

Author: 0 CT 2017: South Africa 184/9 in 43 overs against India

After winning the toss , skipper Virat Kohli said, " Teams generally like chasing, gives us a chance to do what we need to do when we come out to bat. De Villiers has yet to fire in the tournament, out for a golden duck - his first in his 221st ODI - against Pakistan having made only four against Sri Lanka but he nevertheless insists he still feels in good touch.

Author: 0 Cavaliers fans give Draymond Green an earful, but he plays along

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers face off Monday night at 9 p.m. ET in Game 5 of the NBA Finals , which will be televised on ABC . The Cavs jumped off to a 19-6 lead in the first quarter before exploding for a Finals record quarter total of 49 points on Friday night. No lead feels safe against the Warriors , but the Cavaliers did their best in the first quarter to build a margin they could sustain.

Author: 0 Kohli calls for India to stay calm against South Africa

India join England and Bangladesh in the semi-finals, with the remaining place in the last four going to the victor of Monday's Group B meeting between Sri Lanka and Pakistan . In-form opener Dhawan was the key figure with 78 from 83 balls, including 12 fours, while captain Kohli weighed in with a typically elegant 76. Quinton de Kock scored a 53 but was dismissed soon.

Author: 0 Nobody's ideal - Cavaliers thump Warriors to avoid sweep

A fan was asked to leave after engaging with a rarely used Warriors' reserve. And part of why he got to chill in the corner and finish plays so much last night is because Tristan Thompson finally played like a beast. Even though he scored 16 points in Game 4, his most in these Finals, it took him 16 shots to get there - more shots than either Stephen Curry or Klay Thompson .

Author: 0 Bangladesh need 266 to beat New Zealand in ICC Champions Trophy

Wales [U.K], June 9: New Zealand have won the toss and elected to bat first in their penultimate Group A Champions Trophy clash against Bangladesh at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Friday. The Kiwi fielders congratulated Shakib before he walked off, even as the whole ground stood up to applaud. Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah slammed centuries to help Bangladesh to a famous win.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England elect to field against Australia

Stokes, 26, has scored two centuries in four ODI innings for England since returning from the IPL, where he was named the competition's most valuable player . Smith, David Warner and Glenn Maxwell have effectively been on the road since the start of the Qantas Test Tour of India in early February ( Pat Cummins and Marcus Stoinis joined them midway through that series) while five other members of the 15-man squad played in the Indian Premier League nearly immediately following the end ...