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Sharapova retires hurt in Rome, Wimbledon main draw hopes hit

Former player Guy Forget , now the French Open tournament director, has been canvassing opinion from within the sport as to what the reaction would be should Sharapova receive a wildcard. Lucic-Baroni was making a comparison between Armstrong, who was banned from Olympic sports for life for a sophisticated and extensive doping scheme, and Sharapova , who was ruled to have unwittingly taken the d... [Full Article...]

Hull City relegated from the Premier League

Hull City relegated from the Premier League Palace manager Sam Allardyce had spoken during the week of the need for his team to handle the pressure of the occasion and of how the opening goal would be key. "We had ached little slip-up after a lot of injuries, but now we've come back, and what a way to finish in your final home game". The result sees Hull return to the Championship, despite looking to have struck gold with the appointmen... [Full Article...]

Pune Supergiant slay Kings XI Punjab to enter IPL Play-offs

Pune Supergiant slay Kings XI Punjab to enter IPL Play-offs Because of his batting and bowling, the RPS got the opportunity to play in the Qualifier 1. Both have left to join their worldwide sides ahead of South Africa's ODI series in England. The team that plays well on that day will go on to win the match . David Warner has enhanced his leadership qualities with some stellar captain's displays to keep his Sunrisers Hyderabad side on course for a s... [Full Article...]

Sharapova misses out on French Open wild card after doping

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation adjusts her hair during a match against Christina Mchale of the United States during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, May 15, 2017. "It was inconceivable to take a decision that would have been the opposite of this". Sharapova, who won Wimbledon in 2004 as an unheralded teenager, is reported to have been offered a place at the WTA Aegon C... [Full Article...]

Federer withdraws from 2017 French Open

Federer withdraws from 2017 French Open It meant she needed a favor from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) but in an unexpected development, especially as the French Open is already without pregnant Serena Williams and resting Roger Federer, it took a moral stand that will please some of her rivals but could hit the tournament's ratings. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger confirms change of position for Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger believes EPL champions Chelsea had an easy season after playing in the Premier League without competing in Europe this season. David Moyes was proud of his Sunderland players and dismissed Wenger's comments made on Monday that some Premier League teams had "released their focus" once they had nothing to fight for. [Full Article...]

Manchester United set to sign Michael Keane for £25m

Manchester United set to sign Michael Keane for £25m It comes just two years after United sold the defender to the Clarets for just £2m. It is expected that the Red Devils will quadruple Keane's £25,000-a-week wages if he moves back to Old Trafford. Keane, 24, has one year left on his deal at Turf Moor and the Clarets want around £25million for the England global. But it's understood there are no qualms among the Old Trafford hierarchy about re-... [Full Article...]

Aaron Judge goes unrecognized by Yankees fans in New York City

Aaron Judge goes unrecognized by Yankees fans in New York City Judge is hitting.316/.420/.744 overall, and is tied for the Major League Baseball lead with 14 home runs. It makes for some fun exchanges. Although Judge is off to a great start in his young career, it looks like he's going to have to keep launching home runs if he wants to become a recognizable figure in the Big Apple. [Full Article...]

Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points

I'm happy with the team but we are not winning, but if from here to September and October I see an opportunity to win in 2018 I will be more than happy to stay with the team. "But the race is tomorrow - they don't give points on Saturday, so we need to prepare a good strategy, a good start tomorrow and execute it well and take some points". [Full Article...]

Kurt Busch: Kyle Busch finishes 5th at Kansas

With his victory at Kansas Speedway, Martin Truex Jr .is at the top of the list among Monster Energy Series drivers who have earned playoff points so far this season. Something broke on my auto. "I know NASCAR is cracking down a lot on tech". I knew I had to go. I tried to back it off but you're going 215 (mph) and it's hard to check up. [Full Article...]

The Boston Celtics continue to struggle against the Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards made a statement in Game 4 Sunday night against the Boston Celtics with a dazzling 26-0 third-quarter run that featured highlight-worthy contributions from John Wall (27 points and 12 assists) and Bradley Beal (29 points). [Full Article...]

What time, channel is Celtics vs. Wizards Game 6

What time, channel is Celtics vs. Wizards Game 6 The Celtics took game 5 easily with a blowout win of their own, winning 123-101 to send the series back to Washington , a place they have not won a game at all season long. You've just got to try to contain him and make it tough on him. We booed him. It's just part of the game. Their 2017 playoff low was 103 - in their Game 5 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the first round. [Full Article...]

Mooy lively but Huddersfield held by Wednesday

Mooy lively but Huddersfield held by Wednesday Wednesday created virtually nothing but defended solidly throughout to keep a fourth successive clean sheet against Huddersfield for whom Chris Lowe also struck the woodwork. Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers David Wagner or Carlos Carvalhal? To read Chansiri's column in full, pick up a copy of Wednesday's bumper Huddersfield programme. [Full Article...]

India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

The SGM gave complete powers to BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary to negotiate a better revenue and governance deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The dispute intensified when India failed to submit a squad for the one-day global tournament by an April 25 deadline after the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) was unable to stall a new income model being adopted by the... [Full Article...]

BCCI Announces 15 Member Indian Squad For The ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Indian cricket team will prepare for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with two warm-up matches. The Indian squad for the 2017 Champions Trophy was finally selected on Monday and contrary to many who hoped for one or more left-field selections, it was a fairly conventional squad opted by the selection panel for the event, starting from the 1 of June. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo double as Real stay on course for La Liga title

Ronaldo double as Real stay on course for La Liga title The Portugal forward's double helped keep the Spanish giants on course for their first LaLiga title since 2012, and came two weeks after his crucial hat-trick paved the way for Real's Champions League semi-final win over Atletico Madrid . His career as a Real Madrid player will nearly surely be over as soon as the season ends and he could still be an important weapon for the club on the last th... [Full Article...]

Astros-Yankees Split Doubleheader as Yanks Retire Derek Jeter's No. 2

Astros-Yankees Split Doubleheader as Yanks Retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 He was also a 14-time All-Star, won five Gold Gloves, was named the World Series MVP in 2000 and AL Rookie of the Year in 2016. He is the Yankees' career leader in hits (3,465), games played (2,747), at-bats (11,195), doubles (544) and stolen bases (358), and retired as the team's longest-tenured captain. [Full Article...]

Belt homers again as Giants stay hot, beat Dodgers 2-1

Belt homers again as Giants stay hot, beat Dodgers 2-1 In two starts this season, Hill has a 3.38 ERA in eight innings, with seven strikeouts and five walks. The Dodgers are scheduled to activate Brandon McCarthy (3-0, 3.10 ERA) from the disabled list to make the start. Hill settled down to get through five innings while allowing one run and six hits with six strikeouts. "He shouldn't have been in the middle of the diamond", Dodgers manager Dav... [Full Article...]

Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez

Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Golden Boy Promotions founder Oscar De La Hoya, meanwhile, says there has been global interest in hosting the blockbuster showdown. "You think I lost my focus?" "For us this is the best fight", he added. Alvarez , who has never fought above 155 pounds, also weighed 164. Alvarez was guaranteed $5 million and Chavez $3 million. He said Canelo has more experience at big fights, and that w... [Full Article...]

Not many teams better than Spurs, says Kane

A lucky omen, perhaps, but Spurs haven't needed much luck this season as they have stormed to a second place finish in the top flight, their highest in the Premier League era. "We've secured second spot, we've two games left and we can go out and enjoy it now". "It was special out there after the final match, but imagine what it would be like winning a Premier League , or winning an FA Cup or a... [Full Article...]


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