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'Kiki' Kristina Mladenovic taking it to another level against Garbine Muguruza

'Kiki' Kristina Mladenovic taking it to another level against Garbine Muguruza That's the word I'm going to use, because I still don't know how I won that match", said Mladenovic. Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more noise. Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, faces a tricky match against Italian 28th seed Fabio Fognini and Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori is expected to advance at the expense of South Korea's Chung Hyeon. [Full Article...]

No differences with Anil Kumble, says Virat kohli

No differences with Anil Kumble, says Virat kohli It's easy to believe we are back in the 1990s. This picture of the captain and the coach converging to discuss the nature of the pitch would hardly get a mention under normal circumstances. The biggest possible game, all the drama that comes with it and surrounds it, and it could all come down to selecting the right playing XI. And with several promising young players beginning to settle int... [Full Article...]

More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game

Video footage emerged showing fans rushing forward and leaping over railings to escape an incident that occurred further back in the square. It has been claimed that many became frightened that the loud bangs could have been as a result of a terrorist attack in the square. [Full Article...]

Arsenal shareholder Usmanov demands 'full support' for Wenger

Arsenal shareholder Usmanov demands 'full support' for Wenger Arsene Wenger needs to sign Alexandre Lacazette, Virgil van Dijk and a defensive midfielder if Arsenal are to challenge for the title next season, according to Charlie Nicholas. The Frenchman believes Arsenal are now in a strong position to challenge next year. American majority owner Kroenke said the Gunners' ambition was to win the Premier League and "other major trophies in Europe" und... [Full Article...]

Amla's classy ton helps SA see off Sri Lanka

Amla's classy ton helps SA see off Sri Lanka There were no boundaries in the first six overs and Sri Lanka - which suffered a huge blow before the start of play when captain Angelo Mathews was ruled out with a calf strain - contained it to 32 runs in the first 10 overs. Without much risk, South Africa reached 163 after 30 overs, adding 131 runs between overs 10 and 30. Imran Tahir picked up four wickets in a wonderful spell of bowling and wa... [Full Article...]

LeBron James embarrassed on defense by Steph Curry, Kevin Durant

LeBron James embarrassed on defense by Steph Curry, Kevin Durant James and Kyrie Irving shot 19 for 42 between them but the sloppy ball handling allowed the Warriors to take almost as many shots - 106 - as they had points, and 20 more attempts than the Cavs' 86. Despite their best efforts, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving couldn't will their team to victory. "Some of them were from aggression", James said. "So I'm glad that we got Game 1 out of the way, and ... [Full Article...]

1000 injured during Turin stampede, Italian police say

1000 injured during Turin stampede, Italian police say With just 10 minutes of the second half remaining, people started rushing out of the centre of Piazza San Carlo , one of the Italian city's main public squares. "This is a city that lives with anxiety and panic is something that is very hard to control", said Turin Prefect Renato Saccone . Following the stampede, bags and lost shoes littered the square while people were seen limping and lookin... [Full Article...]

How to watch Game 1 of Cavs-Warriors

Instead NBA commissioner Adam Silver hands black teenagers million-dollar deals and ESPN then projects that as a normal image of black life across the globe creating apathy for Black America's truly dire financial straits. Till, a black teenager, was lynched by two white men in MS in 1955 when he was 14 years old. His mother, Mamie Till, insisted on a public, open-casket funeral to show the br... [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

We're leaving them odd-man rushes. Jake Guentzel scored twice and Matt Murray made 37 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and moved two wins away from a second consecutive title. The score was knotted at 1-1 through two periods after goals from Pontus Aberg and Guentzel. "It's insane", said Guentzel, who has an National Hockey League rookie record ... [Full Article...]

Real Madrid Wins Champions League Battle With a 4-1 Victory

Real Madrid Wins Champions League Battle With a 4-1 Victory In total, his 600 goals have come from a remarkable 855 games. "It's been a spectacular year, you couldn't dream of anything better", said Real coach Zinedine Zidane . That was certainly the case as Ronaldo struck Madrid's first goal and inflicted further damage with his second. The goals came in a natural way. The second half was better. [Full Article...]

Tyronn Lue turns to sarcasm: Warriors 'best I've ever seen'

We saw Curry crack under pressure in the Finals past year when pressure got tight. On the Warriors side, they did not win 73 games again, but they come in with four All Stars in their starting lineup in Curry, Green, Durant and Thompson, all coming in averaging above 10 points a game, to go with at least 5 assists for Curry and Green, as well as 5 rebounds for Durant. [Full Article...]

Defending champions Djokovic and Muguruza among French Open winners

He is not expecting his relationship with eight-time grand slam champion Agassi to result in any dramatic differences to his playing style. While Djokovic embarks on a new chapter with Agassi, Nadal, in one way, is closing a chapter with his main coach, his uncle Toni, at Roland Garros: He isn't expected to travel with Nadal in 2018. [Full Article...]

Defending champ Garbine Muguruza to take on homegirl Kristina Mladenovic in Paris

Defending champ Garbine Muguruza to take on homegirl Kristina Mladenovic in Paris The 27-year-old, who received an emotional welcome from other players in Paris after her first round at Roland Garros , said she's hoping things will return to normal on the grass. "I still do have the motivation inside, which is good", said an understandably rusty Kvitova, who threw her racket on the clay after losing the match on her ninth double fault. [Full Article...]

Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?

Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel? Ferrari has a history of favouring one driver over another in F1. Hamilton , who struggled all weekend in Monte Carlo, will now aim to bounce back at one of his favourite races , next month's Canadian Grand Prix, but has admitted he faces a major challenge. [Full Article...]

Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

If this season felt like little more than a way to pass the time before the inevitable resumption of this trilogy, then that was a bargain many of us were inclined to take. If that continues, Cleveland fully understands, its season will soon be over. "You want to know how hard they work ... their approach ... how serious they take it", Durant said. [Full Article...]

Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career

Goalkeeper Keylor Navas didn't stand a chance. Any hopes of a Juventus comeback were ended when substitute Juan Cuadrado was sent off 18 minutes after coming on, the winger receiving a second yellow card for a clash with Sergio Ramos , before Madrid substitute Marco Asensio put the icing on the cake in the last minute. [Full Article...]

Warriors Dominate Cavaliers, Take Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Rather than focusing on correcting some scoring mistakes, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers should be trying to toughen up on defense against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Emotions are already running high from past year, when things got chippy between the Warriors dynamic hybrid forward Draymond Green and James. Not that they're discussing it. [Full Article...]

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

Zinedine Zidane hailed an historic day for Real Madrid as the Spanish champions became the first club to retain the Champions League with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Juventus, on a night when Cristiano Ronaldo wrote his name into the record books with another two goals. [Full Article...]

A Toaster Signed By Klay Thompson May Be The Warriors' Secret Weapon

When betting on the game, take the Golden State Warriors -8 over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday . The Cavs are not shook by this. Whether you're for Steph Curry or LeBron James , or maybe you hate both teams , perhaps you can find solace in the fact that an Arizona Wildcat will be crowned champion at the end of this. [Full Article...]

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

Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround Ronaldo heaped further misery on the Old Lady as he struck Luka Modrić's attractive square delivery across the face of goal and Gianluigi Buffon . The Portugal captain now has a remarkable record of 105 goals in 140 Champions League games - 12 of those coming in just 13 games this season. [Full Article...]


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