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Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title Her win makes her the youngest Roland Garros champion since Iva Majoli in 1997, and the youngest Slam victor since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open. As for the future, Ostapenko's big game will surely be a formidable force come the grass. Her coach, Darren Cahill, said it would have been a "nice bonus" but that this possibility did not add stress to her preparations. [Full Article...]

Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals

Halep was down 5-1 in the second set (having lost the first) and looked to be heading home. After the game, Halep stated that she did not realise she saved a match point as she completed one of the French Open's best comebacks to reach the semi-finals. [Full Article...]

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton to feature against Highlanders

Leinster's Jack McGrath , who was a second half replacement in yesterday's 12-3 win over the Crusaders , is set for bench duty again along with fellow front rowers Ken Owens and Dan Cole . The Lions will be aiming to improve on their record of having scored only two tries in their three tour matches to date - one each in their 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians and their 22-16 los... [Full Article...]

Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

The Anaheim Ducks are also a strong candidate to pull the trigger on a deal after failing to protect Vatanen and Manson - two coveted defensemen they'd love to retain. If he's unable to play, the Knights would pay him his money but his salary would not count against the team's salary cap. "What we've told everyone today is that today will be the last day we're going to have those discussions". [Full Article...]

New Zealand opt to field against England

Joe Root (64) and Ben Stokes (48) all impressed after England were put into bat , while Jos Buttler raced to an unbeaten 61 off 48 balls, though they were unable to complete 50 overs. The result sees England take the top spot in Group A and qualify for the knockout stages, with the match against Australia still to come. Williamson and Ross Taylor settled into a strong partnership and look... [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals With that, James walked off the dais, ending a news conference in which he addressed the dawn of Golden State's dynasty, his future and criticism for a play late in Wednesday's loss. "That takes a lot out of you. Changes the emotion. We've been here the last two years and got hammered twice in Game 3 so we now what we are up against". [Full Article...]

McGregor fight is a go

McGregor fight is a go THE "super-fight" boxing wasn't necessarily clamouring for will take place anyway. The pair will battle at 154-pounds, in 10-oz. gloves, for a maximum of 12 rounds . However, he may be at a disadvantage due to his inexperience in the boxing ring. He is absolutely 100 per cent positive that he wins this fight and I stopped doubting Conor McGregor a long time ago. [Full Article...]

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Ronaldo and Mourinho share the same agent in compatriot Jorge Mendes. And the fact that boss Jose Mourinho did not have Ronaldo on his original list of transfer targets has played a part in the club being unsure of launching a bid, it further reports. [Full Article...]

Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig Homers, Gives Fans Double Birds

Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig Homers, Gives Fans Double Birds The leading candidate for the National League Rookie of the Year award improved his resume with a go-ahead solo home run off Andrew Miller and a three-run homer off Boone Logan , two of the better matchup lefties in baseball. Bauer has at times said he was happy with a pitch that had been hit for a home run, often shrugging his shoulders. Mitch Moreland hit one homer and barely missed anoth... [Full Article...]

Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after Champions Trophy triumph

Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after Champions Trophy triumph After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first worldwide century. They were written off again after their first match, a humbling 124-run loss to archrival India. Sarfaraz held up the trophy to loud cheers and chants of "Long live Sarfaraz!" as a pol... [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy: You can't rest on your laurels, says Virat Kohli

The opening partnership of 76 runs came off 17.3 overs. "It was a complete performance in the field - we grabbed the chances that came our way", captain Kohli said at the presentation ceremony. And it was the run out of De Villiers , one of the greatest cricketers of the modern era, which sparked South Africa's collapse from 140-2 to 191 all out. [Full Article...]

Mayweather returns to face McGregor in August

Mayweather returns to face McGregor in August Now, he is out of retirement to take on the UFC lightweight champion in an historic boxing match. Leading up to the fight's announcement there were a few sportsbooks that already had a betting line available. Without doubt, this would surely to be a remarkable spectacle, going off the 28-year-old's last presser on Irish soil, famously proclaiming himself as the King of Dublin and snatching ... [Full Article...]

Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

There have also been suggestions Pepe has been advising his club and global colleague, urging him to leave Madrid for a new challenge, with Paris Saint-Germain and Ronaldo's former club Manchester United thought to be interested. Mexico's second half resistance was broken four minutes from time when Hector Herrera let the ball bounce off his foot and Cedric pounced, with the Southampton p... [Full Article...]

NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights Top Anaheim defensemen Josh Manson and Sami Vatanen were exposed, as was forward Jon Marchessault, a 26-year-old 30-goal scorer in Florida this past season. "If there's going to be an expansion you want the teams to be a little more competitive than perhaps they've been out of the box", National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman said in March 2016. [Full Article...]

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day

Bacsinszky and Ostapenko are set to meet on Thursday - which will be both players' birthday - with a place in the final at stake. Bacsinszky, meanwhile, knows what it's like to be on the semi-final stage, going three sets before losing to Serena Williams in Paris in 2015. [Full Article...]

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers

When the 2017-18 season begins, we'll get a look at how each team's side of the deal played out. The Celtics sent that pick to the Sixers for the No. Assistant general manager Koby Altman remains with the team and is part of a group overseeing draft preparation and trade talks. He wrote "Be Ready ..." If other teams weren't willing to give up multiple future picks for the opportunity to dr... [Full Article...]

Diego Costa drops hint at Atletico Madrid return despite current transfer ban

Diego Costa drops hint at Atletico Madrid return despite current transfer ban His former club Atletico cannot register new players until January 1 after infringing Federation Internationale de Football Association rules on signing underage players, but they can still make signings and loan them elsewhere until the New Year. [Full Article...]

Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori

Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori The world number one got off to a poor start against the eighth seed, but ultimately won with a degree of comfort, triumphing 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. "So I hope I can improve that. "I played one of my best clay-court matches a year ago to get the win against him". Nadal , who next faces Austrian Dominic Thiem after he knocked out holder Novak Djokovic , has spent only about eight hours on c... [Full Article...]

Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills

Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills The 27-year-old American took an unconventional route to the top, choosing to launch his career in the relative backwaters of the European Challenge Tour in 2012. He was tied with Harman. He put his second shot within about nine feet. "Yes, Brooks drove it beautifully, but he made the putts in the final round when he had to make them". [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together,' but aren't a superteam

Like I said , I want to be here. And the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams, we don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year. "You don't see some of the qualities you talk about, the resilience, the ability to communicate, the compassion". "I answered I wouldn't go". Cleveland had a lot of defensive breakdowns, and th... [Full Article...]


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