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Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori

Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori Stan Wawrinka does not believe Andy Murray is as confident going into their French Open semi-final as he was when they met at this stage in 2016 and hopes to take advantage of the seeds of doubt sown in his mind. Each [of the four] matches I feel like I played better. "He was playing better than me I remember that". Djokovic, who has won 12 grand slams , was trounced 7-6, 6-3, 6-0, which... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: Pakistan stuns India to win tournament as lowest-ranked team

Only four of the eight participating teams - all semifinalists - find a place in the eleven of the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over. Victorious Pakistan players dominated the Champions Trophy team of the tournament which was announced on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) with their captain Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side. [Full Article...]

Portugal raises death toll back to 62

Portugal raises death toll back to 62 The prime minister said the emergency services acted as fast as they could but acknowledged that some of the efforts like alerting the population might have been hindered because the blaze had ruined phone lines and communications towers. [Full Article...]

Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes horse race

He took the colt to the outside and stayed on with no chance to get back in contention. "It's an unbelievable feeling that I can't explain", Jose Ortiz said. "Turning for home I thought we might have it but it's a long way home". Tapwrit was up to the task, but Gormley flattened out as the field turned for home. [Full Article...]

America's Cup: New Zealand lead Team USA 3-0 after four races

America's Cup: New Zealand lead Team USA 3-0 after four races Once ahead they relentlessly pressed their advantage, leading by 11 seconds at the second mark on the way to a 49-second win. "It's not over. We've got five days now, very important days". Ainslie mounted a British bid for the Cup this year that ended in the challenger semi-finals, but Spithill indicated a crew change could again be up for discussion. [Full Article...]

French Open 2017: Sometimes I felt like a spectator, says Simona Halep

French Open 2017: Sometimes I felt like a spectator, says Simona Halep She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". "Or if I miss 'okay, I have another one", she revealed. French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko believes "anything is possible" with the all-out attacking style which brought her a first Grand Slam title. [Full Article...]

Nate Diaz Burns Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather After Fight Announcement

Nate Diaz Burns Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather After Fight Announcement White said the key to finalizing the fight was luring Mayweather out of retirement. As explained by White on ESPN's Sports Center on Wednesday night, Mayweather has agreed to head up half a stone from the Berto clash to battle McGregor at what is effectively the super-welterweight limit. [Full Article...]

Lions Tour 2017: Andy Farrell relishing upcoming All Blacks attacking challenge

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland . Halfpenny was also unerring with six penalties and a conversion for the visitors who now face the Waikato Chiefs on Tuesday in Hamilton. Wherever we have been in New Zealand , the welcome has been brilliant. Replacements: 16-Kristian Dacey , 17-Alan Dell , 18-Tomas Francis, 19-Cory Hill, 20-Alun Wyn Jones, 21-Gareth Davies , 22-Finn Ru... [Full Article...]

Tammy Abraham: Swansea set to battle Newcastle and Brighton for Chelsea striker

Tammy Abraham: Swansea set to battle Newcastle and Brighton for Chelsea striker A season in the Premier League beckons for Abraham, with Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion also keen to take him from Chelsea temporarily , but Jenkins is hoping to see the England Under-21 worldwide choose south Wales over the newly-promoted pair. [Full Article...]

Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team Amir and Hasan Ali's three wickets each guided Pakistan to bowl out India for just 158 runs in 30.3 overs. Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. [Full Article...]

Predators unravel, face elimination after Game 5 blowout in Pittsburgh

Predators unravel, face elimination after Game 5 blowout in Pittsburgh Crosby didn't score in Game 5, but he set up three goals and could have easily assisted on three more. Rinne is remarkably resilient; he has allowed exactly one goal in each of Nashville's last four games after a defeat. It's a good thing he didn't, because anyone who watched the Preds even the series should know Rinne probably is the biggest reason why. Fed up and prepared to play like it, th... [Full Article...]

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears There are some pretty good players on the unprotected list, including three-time Stanley Cup winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, as well as fellow netminders Roberto Luongo and Peter Mrazek. The 29-year-old has notched at least 21 goals in each of his nine National Hockey League seasons, with 23 goals and 41 points in 70 games last season. [Full Article...]

LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals

LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors lost only once in all of the playoffs with talents like Kevin Durant , Steph Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors was the cause of much controversy during the past calendar year, dealing with arduous criticism from the fans and the media, some claiming that he hopped into the bandwagon to finally get a shot at ... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Twins take shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1 in Major League Baseball draft

There will be some who bemoan the Twins taking Royce Lewis as the first overall pick, and we saw some fan complaints already in the early aftermath. No matter how his professional career turns out, he at least sounded like a player who won't wilt in the spotlight. "I feel like I haven't even grown into any of my man strength yet", he said. [Full Article...]

Ratings for Predators - Penguins Stanley Cup Final peak in Pittsburgh

Ratings for Predators - Penguins Stanley Cup Final peak in Pittsburgh Subban slapshot to the leg, but returned to play both the second and third periods. Another great postseason from Sidney Crosby earned him the Conn Smythe Trophy as most valuable playoff performer for the second year in a row. The 29-year-old also stated that even if he did return, it probably would not have been in the team's best interests. "I know he lost sight, and we all make mistakes", ... [Full Article...]

Justin Thomas powers into US Open contention with thrilling round

Si Woo Kim, who captured The Players Championship a month ago, had a 70 and was at 5-under 139 along with a pair of U.S. Open newcomers. The quartet of Paul Casey , Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka is tied for the lead at the 2017 U.S. [Full Article...]

Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid Perez assured fans that the forward would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid , but revealed that he would not discuss the former Manchester United player's future until after Portugal had finished their Confederations Cup campaign. [Full Article...]

Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia

Celtics trade #1 pick in NBA Draft to Philadelphia The Aussie missed all of last season with a foot injury . The Celtics will receive a package of picks that includes the Sixers' No. 3 overall pick this year, according to the sources. Fultz also posed for pictures with Embiid, Simmons and Robert Covington . If the Celtics are looking for young size to add to their roster, they will find it in droves in 2018. [Full Article...]

Four-way tie for lead at US Open

As clogged as the leader board was at this 117th US Open in the wide open fields of Erin Hills , with a four-way share of the midway lead that hadn't manifested itself since 1974, there were also a number of big-hitters - among them the three top-ranked players in the world - who lost their way as if deprived of their golfing GPS systems. [Full Article...]

Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

The 76ers will be giving up their 2018 first-round pick that was received via the Los Angeles Lakers which Philly acquired during the 2015 National Basketball Association season from the Phoenix Suns . 2 picks in their respective draft classes. Once the trade goes through, Philadelphia will own the NBA's No. 1 selection for the second straight season. [Full Article...]


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