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Djokovic and Nadal advance to Madrid semifinals


Djokovic is now in Nadal's sights in the ATP rankings, this win putting him in sight of the world number two - who he beat in Saturday's semi-final. Novak Djokovic (30), Roger Federer (26), Andre Agassi (17), Andy Murray (14) and Pete Sampras (11) will be behind Nadal in the all-time list. "I can not promise to play or pull out right now", he said. Read More »

Sanchez keeps Arsenal in race, City all but there


Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has been included; the Chilean has 10 assists and 21 Premier League goals in a season his side have struggled for form. "I am prepared to miss Sunderland to be fit for the last two games of this season". But we need to make sure we win our game. Eagle-eyed referee Robert Madley correctly applied the law and City breathed deeply before seeing out the remainder of the game to stay on course for Champions League qualification. Read More »

Eliud Kipchoge just misses breaking 2-hour barrier in marathon

Kipchoge - along with two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa, from Ethiopia, and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese - was taking part in the "Breaking2" project , a sportswear company Nike-backed attempt to crack the sub-two hour marathon. Read More »

Arsene Wenger refuses to criticise West Ham over performance against Liverpool

Mesut Ozil produced a standout display as Arsenal maintained their late push to secure a place in next season's Champions League with a 2-0 victory over Sunderland this evening. We had a hard period and we recovered from it. Arsenal recorded an impressive 4-1 win at Stoke but were always reliant on one of their rivals dropping points before the end of the season if they were to reel either of them in. Read More »

Nashville TV station thinks Predators are heading 'to the Stanley Cup Finals'


Second Period1, St. Louis , Jaskin 1 (Sobotka, Pietrangelo), 5:43. There's a lot of work left, but after this second round there's only four teams left. They've scored just four goals during that stretch after finding the net six times in the first two contests. "We believe that we have a group that obviously we can build with and we can build internally with our young players and we can build internally with the competition of those young players", Yeo said. Read More »

Deschamps met en garde Areola

Il joue en Coupe de France mais. J'espère pour lui qu'il disputera la finale de la Coupe de France. "Lui aussi fait partie de ces joueurs qui voudront forcément jouer l'année prochaine", a dit le sélectionneur des Bleus. Read More »

Win more games yourself - Guardiola tells Wenger to stop complaining


Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger claims that "some teams are on holiday" as the Premier League season draws to its conclusion. Guardiola said Wenger had little to complain about, with his side facing already-relegated Sunderland and Everton, who can not move from seventh, in their final two league games. Read More »

Arsenal take Premier League top-four race to last day of season

And Koscielny says he hopes the 28-year-old can come to an agreement with the club and admits he's nearly irreplaceable. Wenger added: "We had plenty of shots on goal, but we needed to be patient". "We were unlucky. We had one or two chances ourselves and we had to keep them out a few times as well, but I couldn't really fault the players. The keeper saved 11 of them, so he did extremely well", Wenger told reporters. Read More »

In Focus: Conte can convince unsure Marco Verratti to make Chelsea move


Chelsea have launched a £55 million bid for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, according to reports. The tabloid believe that the Premier League champions have already lodged a £55million opening offer. However, it looks as though the Blues have a battle on their hands to try and lure Verratti to Stamford Bridge as The Sun suggest the player has told PSG to reject Chelsea's offer as he wants to stay in Paris. Read More »

De'Aaron Fox: I'd love to play on Knicks with Kristaps Porzingis


While several top targets skipped the combine and some, like potential No. 1 overall selection Markelle Fultz , only participated in the interview portion, the combine is a chance for National Basketball Association teams to get official measurements, speak one-on-one with players, and see some in action in on-court drills. Read More »

Si Woo Kim Remains Steady To Win The Players Championship For 2017

Si Woo Kim , of South Korea, chips onto the third green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . tour victor, is now completing his military service after losing a court case to defer it. From a playing perspective to be in this situation where I can play a schedule and enjoy some golf, some of my best golf has come out this week. Read More »

Demolition of White Hart Lane begins

A Victor Wanyama header in the sixth minute of the game put Tottenham in front before their lead was doubled three minutes into the second half by Harry Kane. We need to feel that Wembley is our home and we need to find a balance between White Hart Lane and there. Earlier, supporters had arrived to white commemorative T-shirts and flags hanging from their seats while the team wore special edition matchday shirts, emblazoned with a one-off White Hart Lane crest. Read More »

4th win in a row, 7-2 victory


Royals 6, Rays 0: Major league ERA leader Jason Vargas went seven more scoreless innings, Salvador Perez had a two-run double during a five-run eighth inning and Kansas City blanked Tampa Bay. In nine games with the Giants, he was 0-0 with an 8.71 ERA but had 18 strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings. "He's got four-plus pitches", Travis said. "Those are memories that I'll remember the rest of my life and we've got the photo to remember it". Read More »

Florida WR Antonio Callaway cited for pot possession


The Gainesville Police Department stopped a Merecedes SUV at 12:50 a.m. Saturday for a seatbelt violation. Upon approaching the auto, the officer observed Callaway in the rear seat of the vehicle, asked him to step out of the auto, and patted him down, discovering a baggie of marijuana in the process. Read More »

Wenger pins hopes on last-day Arsenal coup


Sanchez struck twice in the final 17 minutes against the Black Cats as the Gunners overcame a frustrating evening in front of a sparsely-populated Emirates Stadium. "We want to keep him with us because we know he is so important for our team". "You want all the teams to fight like Sunderland did tonight". When pressed about whether he'll be staying on as manager, Wenger remained evasive: "At the moment let's focus. Read More »

Cautious IOC commission hails "exceptional" Paris presentation


Patrick Baumann , chairman of the IOC's Evaluation Commission , said at the end of a three-day visit that delegates had been impressed by what they had found in an "incredible Olympic city". To counter, in his opening remarks Estanguet referenced similar 88 per cent support across Paris , but constrained to a narrow demographic of 15 to 24-year-old youth and commissioned by the bid. Read More »

Anna Holmlund reparle après un long coma dû à une chute — Skicross


Elle se trouvait dans le coma depuis. Elle pourrait regagner sa ville natale de Sundsvall (est) dès cet été pour y poursuivre sa rééducation, a précisé Joar Båtelson, directeur sportif de l'équipe nationale de skicross. Holmlund était montée sur la troisième marche du podium des Jeux olympiques de Sotchi, en 2014, après avoir pris le sixième rang des Jeux de Vancouver, en 2010. Read More »

Isco: Very easy to play with on-fire Cristiano Ronaldo

The result means Barcelona now need to beat Eibar on Sunday and hope Malaga can upset Madrid , or Los Blancos will secure their first Primera Division title in five seasons. But Ronaldo somehow managed to put too much power into his strike, scuffing it inches wide of the far post, with supporters in the ground barely believing what their eyes had just seen. Read More »

Manchester United Enter Race For Radja Nainggolan


Sky Sports News HQ reported "United's interest is at an early stage and no deal has been agreed". With this in mind, Mourinho's interest in Nainggolan makes ideal sense: a midfielder whose first instinct on the ball is always to press forward and has, over the last few months, developed a lethal eye for goal, often arriving late to spring himself on opponents with a tantalising mixture of skill and power. Read More »