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Alonso targets McLaren's first points of season after stunning qualifying lap

Alonso's MCL32 vehicle broke down at just the second corner. Alonso added: "It's tough but it's tougher for McLaren, who bring updates trying to find a millisecond here and there and we can not even run". With its rougher surface and tricky curves, the track gives slower cars like his McLaren a fighting chance. Only the previous day, the 35-year-old said he would only stay with the team if the... [Full Article...]

England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Should the Wallabies advance from Pool D , they will face the runners-up from Pool D - most likely France or Argentina and possibly England. The two teams could face off in the opening match of the tournament in 2019, after they were drawn together in Pool A alongside Scotland and two qualifiers. [Full Article...]

John Wall, Wizards use two staggering runs to climb back in series

After being floored by an illegal screen from Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk early in the second quarter, Oubre charged at Olynyk and knocked him to the ground by burying his forearm in his chest. Brooks also stated that he has full confidence in the players who will step up in place of Oubre on Sunday. "It's tough for me to say what I really want to say on camera", forward Jae Crowder said. [Full Article...]

Arsenal sign Kolasinac on free transfer

Arsenal sign Kolasinac on free transfer The 23-year-old will see his contract with Schalke expire this summer, and with no new deal ready to be signed, he has been expected to move on for some time with Arsenal strongly linked. With Arsene Wenger's revelation today that he had been thinking of utilizing a back three since early November, targeting Kolasinac makes sense. "Of course [transfer targets will ask if I will be at the c... [Full Article...]

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs Game 1 live stream on Watch ABC. The Spurs badly needed six games to get past pair of Southwest Division nemesis: the Memphis Grizzlies in the Quarterfinals and the Houston Rockets in the second-rounder. [Full Article...]

Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap

Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap Australian Daniel Ricciardo finished 3rd for Red Bull, more than a min behind the leaders, ahead of Sergio Perez and his Force India team-mate Esteban Ocon. In his podium interview, he said: "The team did an incredible job". For me it is about consistency and taking that form from this weekend into the 15 races that we have left. [Full Article...]

Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

REUTERS/Soobum Im-USA TODAY SportsSan Antonio Spurs defensive expert Kawhi Leonard dunks the ball in a game against the Detroit Pistons at AT&T Center. After the Spurs routed the Houston Rockets on Thursday night to advance, the Westgate opened San Antonio as a 900 underdog and Golden State as a massive -1600 favorite to win the series. [Full Article...]

3 adjustments to make in Game 6 — Washington Wizards

3 adjustments to make in Game 6 — Washington Wizards Next game it could be Marcus Smart . Washington should win Game 6, and goodness only knows how a Game 7 in Boston would play out. Thomas also dished out nine assists. "I think I made a wrong read", Gasol said. "He didn't let it bother him". Kind of like the "walk-off" hit in baseball and the "edge" pass-rusher in football, the "two-way player" in basketball is one of those sports terms that se... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy winner to get $2.2 million, says ICC

Champions Trophy winner to get $2.2 million, says ICC Meanwhile, the remaining prize money will be distributed amongst the remaining teams in the following order. The runner-up of the June 1-18 tournament will earn $US1.1 million, ($A1.4m) while the losing two semi-finalists will receive a cheque of $US450,000 each. [Full Article...]

Hull: Liverpool move quickly for Tigers star

Hull: Liverpool move quickly for Tigers star Robertson has outperformed Milner in some respects this season, with the Scotland global having made more interceptions and blocks per game. Back In January, United came tantalisingly close to a £1 million windfall when Hull accepted a £10 million bid from Burnley for Robertson, the Terrors having ensured a sell-on clause was inserted into his contract. [Full Article...]

Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid It was Nadal's second straight win against the 23-year-old Austrian, coming two weeks after the Barcelona Open final when the Spaniard cruised to victory in straight sets. As I go along, I hope to continue getting better and getting stronger. "After that I went for it". He had landed a first win over Novak Djokovic for three years on Saturday and has now equalled Djokovic's record of 30 Masters ... [Full Article...]

Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up

Victor Wanyama had earlier given Tottenham the lead with a bullet header, meeting a cross from full-back Ben Davies, while Wayne Rooney found the back of the net for the visitors late into the second-half. His 22nd league goal of the season that put Tottenham 2-0 ahead just after halftime was the 5,272nd in all competitions scored at the ground. A number of former Spurs players were presen... [Full Article...]

Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again

Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again After around 25 minutes, and with the score still goalless, a large number of fans walked out, leaving behind the banner: "You don't deserve our support, we came to say hello, now we're off to have lunch". Diego Simeone, Maurizio Sarri and Luciano Spalletti are named as targets, and in truth, the latter is probably the most realistic name out of them all. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho provides Manchester United team news against Tottenham Hotspur

José Mourinho showed his focus is on Manchester United's Europa League final by claiming that their Premier League run-in is "matches we don't want to play". We only have 15 so I have to play them but I have to play them in a mixed way and by periods. "He's confrontational, the team don't play great football, they draw too many games and everyone is exhausted of the tiresome football". [Full Article...]

Manchester United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines

Manchester United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo and Timothy Fosu-Mensah are long-term absentees while Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Eric Bailly are also now sidelined. Mourinho faces the prospect of travelling to Spain this week with just 14 senior outfield players available. Is this real? This is a very bad move.' I can assure you that managing Fenerbahce one day is one of the projects of Jose's mind. [Full Article...]

Rohit, Shami, Ashwin Returns For Champion Trophy, No Place For Gambhir

Gambhir's loyal fans also slammed the Indian board and a hashtag named #bringbackgambhir was soon trending on social micro-blogging site Twitter. India missed the initial deadline of April 25 to name their squad - a date met by all other participating nations - but will face no sanction for the delay. [Full Article...]

Petr Cech speaks on Arsenal's defeat at Tottenham

Petr Cech speaks on Arsenal's defeat at Tottenham They will then host Manchester United in what will be the last ever fixture at White Hart Lane. "To win against Arsenal in the last derby at White Hart Lane, it was emotional for everyone", said the 45-year-old Argentine, whose team faded in pursuit of Leicester City in last season's title race. [Full Article...]

Is the NHL's concussion protocol failing the players it's supposed to protect?

A John Carlson blast 10 minutes later and another Burakovsky tally just a minute after that had Washington up 5-0 and Pens fans heading for the exits with eight minutes to go. "Yeah, we had a good game [Monday]". The Capitals have gotten back to playing loose, which was the goal after Game 4. "That third period in Game 5, I think, kind of freed us up a little, and we've been getting momentum a... [Full Article...]

Spurs chairman bids fond farewell as White Hart Lane hosts last match

Spurs chairman bids fond farewell as White Hart Lane hosts last match Given his status as a big-game player, his record against United was a rare blemish for a player with goals against every other team which will finish in this season's top six. My move to London was hard at first because I had grown up in the north-east and I felt like I was a long way from home but, even when I had not settled off the field, I always enjoyed playing at White Hart Lane. [Full Article...]

West Ham 1-0 Tottenham

The Hammers dealt Spurs' Premier League title challenge a huge blow as they beat Mauricio Pochettino's side 1-0 in a tense game. Finishing the season poorly has been a hallmark of Pochettino's career as a manager in England, but he is particularly touchy about the subject and has always said that last season's collapse was "not a physical problem". [Full Article...]


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