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Ostapenko blasts back in stunning fashion to claim French Open title - NAN

Ostapenko blasts back in stunning fashion to claim French Open title - NAN Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. But Ostapenko admitted that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for football and not tennis. [Full Article...]

Sam Warburton fit to lead Lions against Highlanders

British and Irish Lions team to face the Highlanders on Tuesday: J Payne (Ireland), J Nowell, J Joseph (both England), R Henshaw (Ireland), T Seymour (Scotland), D Biggar, R Webb (both Wales), J Marler (England), R Best (Ireland), K Sinckler, C Lawes (both England), I Henderson (Ireland), J Haskell (England), S Warburton (Wales, capt), CJ Stander (Ireland). [Full Article...]

Chris Woakes ruled out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Liam Plunkett will take it upon himself to fill the void left by the injury which has robbed England of "massive player" Chris Woakes in the Champions Trophy . The only disappointment in an otherwise impressive England innings was when opener Jason Roy fell for one on his Surrey home ground. England were on the receiving end of the previous highest chase in trophy history, a loss in ... [Full Article...]

Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him

Prospective £64m Man Utd signing urges Real Madrid superstar to join him It also represents a flurry of deals that United hope to conclude before pre-season begins in July, with Mourinho desperate to have his squad in place before training begins. The transfer fee will be very high. While former long-serving captain Robson does not mention any potential new recruits by name, Morata is presumably exactly the kind of player he wants to see arrive at Old Trafford over... [Full Article...]

Nadal sets record with 10th French Open title

Nadal sets record with 10th French Open title He lost his first grand slam final in four attempts, having opened his account by topping Nadal at the 2014 Australian Open. He also lost just 35 games in total and only six in the final, his most comprehensive victory since allowing Roger Federer four games in the 2008 final. [Full Article...]

Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons charges

Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons charges Two bags of marijuana were also allegedly found in the 2017 Ford F-150 pickup. As officers approached, they started to drive off, according to the source. Sunday, police said. Telfair and Thomas are expected to be arraigned in a NY court either late Sunday or Monday. Telfair is facing charges of gun possession and possession of a controlled substance . [Full Article...]

Draymond Green eyes Game 5 redemption, not technical KO

When Green was given a technical foul in the third quarter, many assumed he was getting ejected. The public address announcer named Green as having been given the technical and the scorers' table duly noted the technical on the stat sheet, with no attempt made to change the call to Kerr by officials. [Full Article...]

England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 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. Venezuela looked to hit back after the restart but Sergio Cordova failed to beat Woodsman after being played in one-on-one by Soteldo, who had come on as a substitute less than two minutes earlier. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

Nadal will now move to no.2 in the world tennis rankings, and he is just three grand slam title victories behind all-time men's singles title leader Roger Federer (18). Rafael Nadal falls to the court after winning his 10th French Open title. "It's the most important event in my career without a doubt". I come back and see people I have a good relationship with and it's very special. [Full Article...]

England beat Venezuela to become FIFA U-20 World Cup champions

England beat Venezuela to become FIFA U-20 World Cup champions Earlier on Sunday, Italy beat Uruguay on penalties after a goalless draw to secure third place at the tournament in South Korea. England was composed in possession in the first half but guilty of giving the ball away in the second. " At the end of the game, when the referee blew that whistle, we knew we are the world champions ", he added. "Now we have to set another one as a team and go aga... [Full Article...]

Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year The leaderboard was a jumbled mess through much of the final round. "I just walked up to the golf course yesterday and today just feeling like it was going to be a good day. Kevin Flesch, Tom Lehman and Michael Bradley are three strokes back of Jobe. Marco Dawson and Stephen Ames finished at 207. Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the Lyoness Open at Atzenbrugg, Austria... [Full Article...]

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

For the first time since April 27, the New York Mets expect to have Yoenis Cespedes back from a hamstring injury before Saturday's doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves . Collins successfully challenged that Adams didn't beat the throw, preventing the tying run from scoring. In eight career starts against the Mets , Garcia is 2-4 with a 3.06 ERA. [Full Article...]

Riyad Mahrez responds to Arsenal transfer reports

Riyad Mahrez responds to Arsenal transfer reports After much contemplation, he chose to remain at the King Power Stadium, and it was the same when Tottenham Hotspur showed interest in January. Arsenal  is seemingly leading the chase to land Mahrez this summer. They play superb football and at the Emirates, he would be less tightly marked. And while Mahrez believes he "should be leaving", he admits his future is up in the air. [Full Article...]

This was our best game so far, says Kohli

Pakistan are fully aware that the game against the men from Pearl Island is a virtual "quarter-final" after scoring a shocking victory over South Africa . "And then we just unravelled as a side out there". Sri Lanka too suffered a heavy 96- run defeat at the hands of South Africa but came up with a stunning batting show to shock India by seven wickets to place themselves in contention for a... [Full Article...]

Dhananjaya replaces injured Kusal Perera in Sri Lanka team

Dhananjaya replaces injured Kusal Perera in Sri Lanka team Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes that the current captain is not in the right frame of mind because of personal reasons. South Africa also come into the final fixture on the back of a defeat, against Pakistan on Wednesday, but Kohli warned his team not to underestimate the Proteas. [Full Article...]

Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said, "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance". Turley said that Federal Bureau of Investigation protocol dictates that in order to publicize the memos, Comey would have had to get permission from the Justice Department. [Full Article...]

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open For me, to pass Federer as the greatest of all time, Nadal would have to pass Federer in major titles and he would need to do so by winning titles, not at the French Open . "To play against you is an honour". In the first set on Philippe Chatrier court, the Swiss controlled most of the rallies as Nadal opted to sit back and not force matters. [Full Article...]

Chirinos' 3-run HR in 11th lifts Rangers past Nationals 6-3

Chirinos' 3-run HR in 11th lifts Rangers past Nationals 6-3 Adam Lind (two hits) had a two-run homer in the sixth to give the Nationals a 3-1 lead. "It's really good. It tells you a lot about the guys to not give up". Tonight, Cashner and Nationals starter-and former Rangers minor-leaguer-Tanner Roark traded zeroes for the first two innings. In six-plus innings, he allowed 11 hits, the first time in almost two years he's given up double-digit knocks in ... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: De Villiers Praises Tahir, Tharanga Banned

That included a score of 103 from Hashim Amla , his 25th century in ODIs. Jeevan Mendis (11) and Chandimal (12) couldn't contribute - the former being dismissed by a splendind one-handed catch by a leaping de Villiers at short midwicket off Morris and the latter being run out, leaving Sri Lanka at 116/3 in 17.2 overs. [Full Article...]

Can LeBron James rain on the Warriors parade again?

Can LeBron James rain on the Warriors parade again? The Warriors haven't lost a home game since March 8, but there's no chance last year's Game 5 isn't on their minds - especially with LeBron and Kyrie Irving - who netted 41 points apiece in last year's classic - coming into the contest on major rolls. [Full Article...]


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