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Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP

Ferrari ends long wait for victory at Monaco GP Hamilton won in China and Spain while Valtteri Bottas , who joined from Williams in January to replace 2016 champion Nico Rosberg, triumphed in Russian Federation for his first career victory. "They are pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise on all of his weekends", the Briton continued. The first leader to pit was Verstappen from fourth after 32 laps followed immediately by B... [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup Final: Three lessons from Game 4

Was that coach Mike Sullivan after the Penguins lost Game 4 in Nashville on Monday night to slip into a 2-2 deadlock in the series? When the Penguins had just three goals during the first three games of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa last month, they scored 10 over the next two to take control. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli marks India after Champions Trophy win over Pakistan

After a stable but steady start provided by the opening pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma , India failed to press the accelerator in part because of disruptions caused by the frequent rain at Edgbaston . "The way he batted was the way only he can strike the ball", Kohli said. However, Yuvraj, who struck 150 against England on January 19 in the last ODI series India played, impose... [Full Article...]

Warriors set to stake claim as NBA's best ever

With a victory here in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, the Golden State Warriors will claim a second championship in three years and become the first team in history to go 16-0 throughout the NBA playoffs. James made his first Finals appearance 10 years ago, when he and the Cavs were swept by San Antonio, which captured its third Larry O'Brien Trophy in a five-year span. [Full Article...]

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning

The Lions shouls aim for fewer than 10 penalties conceeded in this match. They face the best in the shape of Crusaders on Saturday and will have to improve on yesterday's lacklustre and ill-disciplined effort at Eden Park, where Sonny Bill Williams put on another masterclass. [Full Article...]

Rinne pulled, Pens lead Preds 4-0 in 2nd period

His effort, though, would get rewarded, as Ellis was penalized, and Justin Schultz made the Predators pay when he ripped a shot from the point past Rinne 1:31 into the game. "We just have to do a better job in front of him". So the Predators limp back to Nashville for Game 6, facing elimination. Predators backup goaltender Juuse Saros has allowed three goals on 10 shots after replacing Pe... [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors take 3-0 Finals lead against Cleveland Cavaliers

At that time, it felt like a title was far away for James. The Warriors are a flawless 14-0 so far in the postseason, and they seem intent on revenge after giving up a 3-1 lead to the Cavs in last year's Finals. That's three big-time defensive stops to close the game. Golden State escaped with a huge win to go up 3-0, only one game away from the title. It was clear that, no matter how exhaus... [Full Article...]

Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

And I'm not one to judge and say if it's fair or not if guys are adding players to their team. "We brought in eight or nine guys, and we had to build something". "Is it fair that the New York Yankees in the '90s was adding piece after piece after piece after piece?" But it was a different situation. Is it fair that the Cowboys added Deion Sanders? "You have an opportunity to sign one of the best p... [Full Article...]

Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

Arsenal minority owner Alisher Usmanov has urged majority shareholder Stan Kroenke and the club's board to support manager Arsene Wenger and protect his legacy. Signing with the club in 1996, Wenger immediately found success with the club, winning three Premier League titles in his first eight seasons. Wenger inked a two-year contract extension with the club. [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Conor Sheary scores on birthday, Phil Kessel adds on

We score quick, we never stop, we keep going, it's our game. "We just have to do a better job in front of him". Rust made it 2-0 just 6:43 into the game with a nasty backhand flip over Rinne's glove. Bonino took a shot from Nashville's P.K. Subban during Game 2. Penguins goaltender Matt Murray, who has not lost three consecutive games in his National Hockey League career, has stopped all n... [Full Article...]

LeBron James on 2017 Warriors: 'Most firepower I've ever seen'

Durant simply hopped on the Warriors' home-grown talent bandwagon after he failed to eliminate them in the 2016 playoffs, despite taking a 3-1 series lead on them with the Oklahoma City Thunder . When people suggest that Durant did the same thing he did when he left for Miami, he's quick to point out the differences. The Warriors thought they were carving out their place in history when the... [Full Article...]

Diego Costa: I'm no longer wanted at Chelsea

Atletico Madrid failing to have their transfer ban overturned seemed to have ruled out the chance of Costa leaving Chelsea for his former club this summer. "I just have to look for another team to play for", he said. Chelsea's Spanish worldwide striker Diego Costa will be quitting the Premier League over the summer, he confirmed in the Spanish media late on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Juventus considering move for Chelsea's Nemanja Matic

The Sun reported on Tuesday that Conte is looking to bolster his defence by adding Leonardo Bonucci - a player he coached during his time as the Juventus and Italy boss. Nemanja Matic joined Chelsea from Benfica in 2014. Cagnazzo said Chelsea are targeting Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko as a potential replacement for Matic. [Full Article...]

French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Ostapenko's forehand, which this fortnight has averaged three miles per hour faster than Andy Murray's , had helped her blast her way past Sam Stosur and Wozniacki in the previous two rounds. [Full Article...]

Patrick Stewart always knew Huddersfield Town would make it

Huddersfield Town's historic promotion to the Premier League after a penalty shoot-out win over Reading on Monday proves dreams come true, said their ecstatic chairman Dean Hoyle. The 45-year-old Wagner, a former US international, arrived at the northern English club in 2015 from Borussia Dortmund, where he was reserve-team coach, and only just managed to keep Huddersfield in the second tie... [Full Article...]

Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5

Game 5 takes place in Pittsburgh on Thursday. It worked for the Predators and Rinne, so why not here? When it comes to these Penguins and this Stanley Cup Final , you have to trust your ears more than your eyes. "It all started with that start and got us going for the rest of the game". "Right now we've just got to focus on Game 6 at home and put all our energy in that one". [Full Article...]

KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs

You can tell he knows this is his moment. It will be a massive upset, I think, if they're not there each and every year". While some fans - namely Cavs fans - bemoan the Golden State Warriors' addition of Kevin Durant last offseason, you won't hear LeBron James complain about it. [Full Article...]

Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore

Atletico Madrid failing to have their transfer ban overturned seemed to have ruled out the chance of Costa leaving Chelsea for his former club this summer. "I need to play, just that". "To not play for four or five months is hard". "I do not know, it's complicated, but people know that I love Atletico a lot and that I love to live in Madrid ", Costa said. [Full Article...]

LeBron lauds unrivalled Warriors firepower

LeBron lauds unrivalled Warriors firepower CLEVELAND (AP ) - Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. "He took over", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Now you know we don't cheer around these parts but you can only imagine how badly some of us would like to avoid a cross-continent flight on Saturday for three days of laying around San Francisco again, right? The work paid off in the biggest of mo... [Full Article...]

What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final

A week ago, the Nashville Predators headed home down 2-0 to the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins . The Stanley Cup Final returns to Nashville for Game 6 on Sunday. He gave up two goals in the first 6:43 of the game and it never improved from there as h started the second period on the bench. The goal was Schultz's third while Pittsburgh's been on the power play this postse... [Full Article...]


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