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Author: 0 Murray happy to win ugly against Nishikori

They got to 5-5 when three unforced errors allowed Murray to break but once again he failed to put a foot on the throat and handed it back in not dissimilar fashion. Meanwhile, torrential rain halted women's quarter-final action at the French Open yesterday. "So everything has been going very well". "But I can learn some things from previous year".

Author: 0 Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final

It is the 11th time he has reached the quarter-finals at the French Open - a record shared with Roger Federer . Later defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into thquarter-finals after outclassing claycourt specialist Alberto Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (5) 6-1 6-3.

Sports Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to go 3-0 up
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to go 3-0 up

In one of the most dramatic endings in the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors scored 11 points in the final 139 seconds to stun the home team as well as the capacity home crowd with a 118-113 win here on Wednesday. "I said it after we won the Eastern Conference finals that we're getting ready for a juggernaut", LeBron James said during Wednesday's postgame press conference.

Author: 0 America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis

Team NZ ensured the semi-final wouldn't stretch into another day when they sailed clear to dominate race seven, winning by 46sec. Artemis Racing's billionaire backer Torbjorn Tornqvist leapt aboard the state-of-the art blue and yellow catamaran to congratulate Outteridge and the six-man crew following their deciding win over SoftBank Team Japan .

Sports Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for sixth time, Mercedes secure one-two finish
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for sixth time, Mercedes secure one-two finish

It was the fastest qualifying lap ever at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve , nearly 1.5 seconds faster than the pace that won him last year's pole and even one second better than Vettel ran in his Ferrari during Saturday morning's practice. Red Bull will make up the third row with young Dutchman Max Verstappen qualifying fifth alongside Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo . The guys back at the factory have worked so hard to really fix what we had in the last race, bring it here and really ...

Sports Gatland crusade is back on course with win
Author: 0 Gatland crusade is back on course with win

Centre Jonathan Davies must complete return-to-play protocols after a head knock, but is already free of any concussion symptoms, while Ross Moriarty is still carrying the after-effects of a back spasm. "I think we continued the momentum". We will find out on Tuesday but it's sure to be a welcome change for the Lions players. "They played Test rugby".

Author: 0 Take A Look At The Xbox One X

The company says the device will be released on November 7th worldwide. After informing viewers that 385 games are now backwards compatible, Phil Spencer announced during the E3 Microsoft press conference that the team had been listening to feedback and, to the delight of the crowd in attendance, revealed that the original Xbox games will soon be playable on Xbox One .

Sports Back to Back Champs: Penguins Beat Preds 2-0, Win Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Back to Back Champs: Penguins Beat Preds 2-0, Win Stanley Cup

On Sunday, Crosby hoisted the Stanley Cup above his head for a third time with the Penguins' 2-0 win in Game 6. Crosby was the Penguins' second-highest scorer in the playoffs with 27 points and the 29-year-old saved his best performance for Game Five of the Final with the series tied 2-2 and Nashville riding the momentum of consecutive victories.

Author: 0 Dutch team make cheeky approach to Man Utd for Ibrahimovic

But after suffering serious knee ligament damage in United's Europa League quarter-final second-leg win over Anderlecht an Old Trafford renewal looked unlikely. After firing PSG to four Ligue 1 titles on the trot and leaving the Parc Des Princes in the summer, Ibrahimovic was reunited with Jose Mourinho and snapped up by the Portuguese boss as his first signing at Old Trafford .

Sports Alexis Sanchez backs Alex Iwobi to make the grade among Arsenal youngsters
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez backs Alex Iwobi to make the grade among Arsenal youngsters

But Sanchez has only a year remaining on his contract, has not agreed a new deal and Arsenal face losing him for nothing next year. The player is also being courted by Bundesliga giant Bayern Munich . Many of them are already unhappy with Arsene Wenger being given a two-year contract extension, and Alexis' exit would only add fuel to the fire. Sanchez joined Barca for £30m from Udinese in 2011, before moving to the Emirates Stadium three years later.

Sports What Alex Ferguson Said to Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Final Revealed
Author: 0 What Alex Ferguson Said to Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Final Revealed

The Italians were hampered in the closing minutes when one of their players, Juan Cuadrado, was sent off after being handed two yellow cards. And whatever French coach Zinedine Zidane told his Real players at halftime succeeded in producing a display of dominance that, once Brazilian Casemiro had put them 2-1 up on the hour, never looked in danger of ending in anything other than celebrations.

Author: 0 LeBron James' mom, wife didn't want him to return to Cleveland Cavaliers

A big part of the game was the drama and technical foul issues that came up throughout the game. A year ago, after the Warriors lost Game Seven to the Cavs in the NBA Finals , Draymond Green wasted no time. They don't figure to shoot as poorly again at home, nor should the Cavaliers expect to have a 39-point advantage from behind the arc. If a player is to receive a second technical foul in a game, they will be disqualified from that game immediately.

Sports Soccer Players Cut Hair to Support Teammate
Author: 0 Soccer Players Cut Hair to Support Teammate

With the attitude of "short hair, don't care", the team showed incredible unity while supporting one of their own. "Keep doing you, Mili" next to a photo of her short-haired younger self. The Nebraska State Soccer Association said in a statement late Monday that the Springfield soccer club's decision to disqualify Mili's team does not represent the association's core values of teamwork and inclusion.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

He thus became only the third player in National Hockey League history to win the award in consecutive seasons. We just kept finding ways. 19 assists and 27 points in 24 playoff games this year helped his cause. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. The Nashville Predators had tied the series at two games a piece after back-to-back wins at home , but couldnt win when the series moved back to Pittsburgh.

Sports France v England: Pick your combined XI for Paris friendly
Author: 0 France v England: Pick your combined XI for Paris friendly

Southgate confirmed Hart would sit out Tuesday's friendly against France in Paris, but said that should not be taken as a reflection of the manager's feelings about his goalkeeper's recent displays. For me, two moments of quality (from Griffiths), but we will look at it". The reality is, who knows what his best position will be in the end? Despite being held by their arch-rivals at Hampden Park, England remain top of Group F and are well on course to book their place at next summer's ...

Author: 0 India knock South Africa out without a stutter

South Africa capitulated to a total of 191 all out in their Champions Trophy showdown against India at the Oval and face an uphill task to remain in the competition. "The pressure was built by the bowlers, and that led to those breakthroughs we got on the field", a beaming Kohli said. Babar Azam (31not out) and Shoaib Malik (16 not out) gotPakistan ahead of their required run-rate to secure a 19-run win under the Duckworth- Lewis method when rain stopped play with their side 119 for ...

Author: 0 Bangladesh knock NZ out of Champions Trophy in record stand

The victor will progress to the semi-finals if England , who have already qualified from Group A, beat Australia in the section's final match at Edgbaston on Saturday. Williamson went past Nathan Astle (344) and Daniel Vettori (299) today. Taskin dismissed Ronchi for 16 before Guptill fell to Rubel Hossain for 33 as the New Zealanders continued a trend of the tournament whereby they failed to develop starts into meaningful scores.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins win 2nd straight Stanley Cup title

Even after dropping the first two games of the best-of-seven Final to a Penguins team featuring some of the NHL's most lethal scorers, Nashville stormed back to even the series but ran out of gas and were held scoreless the next two games.

Sports Pittsburgh Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

They also became the NHL's first repeat champion since Detroit did it 19 years ago. And for that, the Penguins mostly have Sidney Crosby to thank. While she said the Penguins fans have been purchasing things like stickers and flags, they seem pretty selective in their purchases, sticking mostly to the shirts and jerseys.

Sports World FIFA approve UAE request to remove Qatari referees
Author: 0 World FIFA approve UAE request to remove Qatari referees

The Associated Press reported on Sunday that a referee from Singapore has been drafted in to replace one from Qatar for the UAE's match against Thailand in Bangkok on Tuesday. The run-up to the 2022 World Cup has also seen some controversy regarding thousands of migrant workers used to build the tournament's infrastructure, mostly from Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.

Author: 0 French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return

Kerber's best showing during the clay court season was reaching the Madrid third round where she retired to Genie Bouchard with a left thigh injury. The loss opens up the French Open to others such as Simona Halep . But while the loss to Kiki Bertens in 2016 was a blip in a year which delivered two Grand Slams, this 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Ekaterina Makarova was all too predictable.

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

The first family is together again under the same roof: the White House. The First Lady tweeted a picture from inside her new home, saying: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!" Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed the move by email and on Twitter.

Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 12th day

Halep will play in her second major final this weekend after beating the powerful Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 in the second semi-final on Court Philippe Chatrier. Ostapenko - who practiced ballroom dancing when younger - signaled her promise in tennis by winning the Wimbledon juniors in 2014. "I was always playing aggressive and hitting the ball when I have a chance".

Sports Rangers complete Daniel Candeias signing
Author: 0 Rangers complete Daniel Candeias signing

As Caixinha seeks to offload existing Rangers players, it is understood that Ipswich Town are edging closer to a deal for Ibrox striker Joe Garner. They were keen to make Candeias a permanent fixture in their squad, however, he has opted for a switch to Ibrox, linking up with Pedro Caixinha again, having worked with him at Nacional during the 2011/2012 season.

Author: 0 Patric Hornqvist's Late Game 6 Goal Seals Penguins' Stanley Cup Title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. When the Pens did break free, they could not best Rinne - something they did again and again back home but struggled to do in trips to Bridgestone Arena for Games 3 and 4.

Sports Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying
Author: 0 Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

That promised a fascinating tilt, but that's not what we got for the majority of the match, which was goalless until the English took a 1-0 lead via Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the 70th minute. "It was brilliant for him that in a pressure moment he executed a skill that he made look easier than it actually was". Gareth Southgate is looking to name a new skipper now that Wayne Rooney's global career is seemingly winding down, and Kane staked his claim by rescuing a point for the Three Lions ...

Author: 0 Swanson hustles for double, Ruiz lifts Braves over Mets 3-2

But how? This team, while improved, still seemingly has so many holes in its lineup unless the team makes a splash in the offseason. But assistant general manager John Ricco indicated Cespedes passed his running tests before appearing in a rehab game for Single-A St.

Author: 0 Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1

ATLANTA (AP ) - Yoenis Cespedes isn't concerned that he can't run at 100 percent. In his first game in almost six weeks, Cespedes hit a grand slam in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader sweep. The Mets made it 6-1 in the eighth inning when Rivera connected for his second homer of the season, a two-run shot, against reliever Eric O'Flaherty.

Sports Lineker reveals major wish for Wenger future at Arsenal
Author: 0 Lineker reveals major wish for Wenger future at Arsenal

Months of speculation and unrest at the club was brought to an end on Wednesday as the long-serving Gunners manager penned a new deal which will take him to the end of the 2018-19 season. However, he retains some credit with a number of Arsenal fans and Myrvang says it would be brilliant to again win the Premier League under the Frenchman's stewardship.

Sports Triumph for Lewis Hamilton in Montreal, Daniel Ricciardo third again
Author: 0 Triumph for Lewis Hamilton in Montreal, Daniel Ricciardo third again

In what must be one of the biggest sighs of relief in the paddock recently, Canadian rookie Lance Stroll finally broke his points duck today in front of his home crowd. But a few laps later, his day was done as he succumbed to what was most likely a power unit failure. Raikkonen and Vettel for Ferrari were down into P6 and P4 respectively, but Vettel had to pit early after sustaining damage to his front wing, caused by being clipped by Verstappen at the first corner.

Sports Arsenal join race to sign 25-year-old from Real Madrid
Author: 0 Arsenal join race to sign 25-year-old from Real Madrid

Rodriguez was not even on the bench for the Champions League final against Juventus earlier this month. The Brazilian left Chelsea and completed a switch to Chinese outfit Shanghai SIPG during the mid-season. However, AS suggests that Chelsea are leading the race in securing his services and the player is edging closer towards completing a switch to the English capital.

Sports Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks
Author: 0 Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks

I am sure he will make that decision when he is ready, but I was delighted to lead that team out. I'll do anything for the cause but once the game's done sometimes you've got to say "Well done" to someone. "You all know that I do keep a barrier between myself and the media". Even then, as the ball was fed wide to Raheem Sterling, Scotland continued to contribute to their own downfall, with Charlie Mulgrew and Andy Robertson failing to spot that one of the world's deadliest strikers was ...

Author: 0 Qld make seven changes for Origin II

Others understood to be dumped for the June 21 clash include winger Corey Oates , centre Justin O'Neill and props Lillyman and Nate Myles . Billy Slater is expected to be the big inclusion, having been controversially omitted for Game 1 for the Maroons .

Sports Warriors have 'eyes set on' 16-0 playoff perfection
Author: 0 Warriors have 'eyes set on' 16-0 playoff perfection

The Cavs put on a courageous face Thursday, a day after giving the Warriors their absolute best shot in every way but still lost, 118-113, in Game 3 . Draymond Green two days earlier was downplaying any talk about a flawless run through the playoffs, but now that it's just one win away his tone has changed.

Author: 0 Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

He converted 6 of 13 break points in his final phase to achieve the 10th success. Nadal acknowledged afterward that he dealt with a real case of jitters while he waited for the final to resume Monday after it was suspended in the fourth set because of rain Sunday night.

Sports CT 2017: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa
Author: 0 CT 2017: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa

The Proteas frittered away a steady start to be all out for 191 runs in 44.3 overs. The top spot in Group B will be decided only after today's Pakistan-Sri Lanka game at Cardiff on Monday, but with a healthy net run-rate (NRR), India are all set to finish number one and travel to Birmingham for a semi-final against Bangladesh on Thursday.

Sports Afghanistan bat, Rovman Powell in for Cummins
Author: 0 Afghanistan bat, Rovman Powell in for Cummins

Naib's 73-ball inning, which included two sixes and two fours, saved his side from complete humiliation after they were 51 for six when he came to the crease. "I have worked hard on my bowling and this was a really special effort for the people of Afghanistan who have suffered so much in the past week", said Rashid on receiving the "Man of the Match" award.

Sports De Villiers intends to retain captaincy despite Champions Trophy woe
Author: 0 De Villiers intends to retain captaincy despite Champions Trophy woe

India were aided by the shambolic South Africans, whose captain AB de Villiers failed for the third time in the tournament after being run out for 16. South Africa's innings would end in another embarrassing run-out as a mix-up saw Imran Tahir out in the 45th over to leave India a modest target of 192 to reach the final four.

Sports India opts to bowl against South Africa
Author: 0 India opts to bowl against South Africa

A not so cryptic clue for the crossword entry detailing India's league match against South Africa at the Oval in London on Sunday: Five letters, begins with C and ends in E. Quinton de Kock's 53 gives South Africa hope of pinning India back but there were failures for skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (one) as the pair both contrived to be run-out.

Sports LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'
Author: 0 LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

Not the Clippers, not the [ Sacramento ] Kings . LeBron James on a fast break is pretty much the scariest thing going on these days in the National Basketball Association. The ball was knocked loose and went out of bounds off James. While the Clippers scenario could put James with long-time buddies Wade, Paul and Anthony, the Lakers possibility could be terrifying for the league.

Author: 0 Injured Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews doubtful for Champions Trophy opener

Tharanga had been filling in as captain for Angelo Mathews , who did not make it through a fitness test on the morning of the match, and received two suspension points for the slow over rate. The moment @amlahash brought up his 25th ODI century! Mathews' absence was a double blow as Sri Lanka missed him hugely in the bowling and batting departments.

Sports Rafael Nadal 'King Of Clay ' Wins His 10th French Open Title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal 'King Of Clay ' Wins His 10th French Open Title

His opponent and the runner-up for the game Wawrinka praised the Spanish star and sad "For sure he's playing the best he's ever played", adding "that's clearly the best he ever played". The adrenaline and the emotions I feel here are different to anywhere else. "But there is not much to talk about the match". "It's a tough loss". In '72, Rosewall (who was 37) won the Australian Open and Andres Gimeno (at 34) won the French Open .

Author: 0 Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal with DUP after election fiasco

May's Downing Street office had announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) had been agreed, only for the DUP itself to cast doubt on that account hours later. Even if a deal is struck, May could struggle to get backing from parliament for her Brexit stance. May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts.

Sports Gareth Bale committed to Real Madrid after securing duodecima in hometown
Author: 0 Gareth Bale committed to Real Madrid after securing duodecima in hometown

Luka Modric has explained how Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane came up with a masterplan that helped the Spanish champions to an emphatic 4-1 win over Juventus in Saturday's Champions League final. 'I could've never dreamt of this, but it's thanks to this family, who made it easier. This is the first time Real Madrid have the La Liga and Champions League double since 1958.

Author: 0 Daniel Berger overcomes three-shot deficit, wins St. Jude Classic

The 24-year-old Berger had to work a bit harder for career win No. 2, carding a 10-under 270 for the week and beating out Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim by one stroke. Marco Dawson and Stephen Ames finished at 207. Stubbing a pitch shot on the first hole on a Sunday of a PGA Tour event isn't usually a catalyst for winning the tournament.

Author: 0 Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

His level of complaining wasn't anything out of the ordinary of what we often see out of Green , and probably wasn't enough to warrant an ejection for his second technical of the game. "And then all of a sudden you get slapped in the face". Naturally, Green argued when he got the technical in the third quarter, but he was well aware that it was only his first.

Sports Jeanie Buss, LeBron James associate Maverick Carter have met in recent months
Author: 0 Jeanie Buss, LeBron James associate Maverick Carter have met in recent months

Iguodala found himself in the corner on the right sideline with James raising up for the potential game-tying 3-pointer. "I made a play for the team". That did happen. Then it took the greatest clutch shot I have ever witnessed in Game 6 of the 2013 Finals to save LeBron's legacy as he came apart down the stretch with three turnovers and a late missed three that could've sent it to overtime, cancelled by Ray Allen's late three.

Sports Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy
Author: 0 Silva, Costa keep Spain in front of Italy

Conte opened the book presented to him by Chelsea on a page showing Costa, and his face reflected just how awkward he felt - to hilarious effect. "We are confident of a great atmosphere at the Bernabeu for such an important game". Silva has been the talisman of Lopetegui's reign and took his tally to eight goals in his last 10 worldwide caps by finishing off a fine move involving Andres Iniesta and Jordi Alba for the opener on 15 minutes.