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Halep rejoint la finale — Rome

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Svitolina menait 4-1 dans la première manche quand Muguruza a dû renoncer, après seulement 22 minutes de jeu. L'Espagnole, tenante du titre à Roland Garros, portait un large strap à la cuisse gauche depuis plusieurs jours. Svitolina avait déjà remporté cette saison les tournois de Taïwan, Dubaï et Istanbul. L'Allemand Alexander Zverev (tête de série numéro 16), s'est qualifié pour la finale du tournoi de Rome après sa victoire en trois sets sur l'Américain John Isner (6-4, 6-7 [5], 6-1). Read More »

Monaco : Rybolovlev ne retiendra pas Mbappé

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Mais alors que le club princier souhaite prolonger l'international tricolore, le président Dmitri Rybolovlev , discret dans les médias, a assuré que le natif de Bondy ne sera pas retenu contre son gré. Pourtant rien n'est écrit ou figé. Si l'ASM semble donc prête à tout pour conserver sa pépite, le feuilleton Mbappé n'est encore sans doute qu'à son commencement... Read More »

Tennis: Wawrinka éliminé à Rome par Isner et en manque de confiance

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L'Américain pouvait conclure un peu plus tard, après 1h25' de jeu. "Quand on cherche la confiance et le rythme, des adversaires comme Paire (qu'il battu mercredi, ndlr) et Isner , ça n'est pas l'idéal. Pourtant, Dominic Thiem se présentait fort de son succès sur Rafael Nadal au tour précédant (6-4, 6-3). Pour continuer à préparer Roland Garros , où il s'est imposé en 2015, Wawrinka jouera la semaine prochaine le tournoi de Genève. Read More »

Allegri deflects praise after Juve move closer to treble

The former Parma stopper thought he'd missed his chance to win Europe's premier club competition after Juve's defeat in the 2015 final, but he is now determined to fulfil his dreams this time around. Alves scored one goal and created one for Mario Mandzukic. But, as Juventus fans are well aware, they have won every single one of the games in which he has hit the target. Read More »

Hamilton unsure if his cordial relationship with title rival Vettel will last

Lewis Hamilton fought off Sebastian Vettel on Sunday to win a classic Spanish Grand Prix in spectacular fashion, leaving F1 fans licking their lips at the prospect of a titanic battle between Mercedes and Ferrari this year. "So we timed it perfectly, credit to James [Vowles, chief strategist] and the strategists, and that pit stop obviously was much faster than Sebastian's afterwards, and that was down to Lewis to take him on track and it was very tight on the exit with Sebastian, quite some ... Read More »

Harry Kane hat-trick secures golden boot as Spurs thrash relegated Hull

Attacking talisman Harry Kane was again amongst the goals, scoring a hat-trick in the rout to complement the four he netted against Leicester City on Thursday night. It continued a remarkable campaign for Kane, who is now the front-runner in the Premier League's Golden Boot race - and at the age of 23, there is excitement over his long-term accolades. Read More »

Live updates from NASCAR's GEICO 500 at Talladega

I was having a hard time figuring out what I needed to do or what we were missing there for most of the race". "This year, every race we're getting better". A strategically-timed pot stop in the closing laps of the opening stage but Hamlin up front early in stage two and he led most of the stage. But just a single lap into that next restart, the 42-year-old fell off the pace due to a loose wheel and he lost a lap as a result of pitting under green. Read More »

Novak Djokovic reaches Madrid Open semi-finals after Kei Nishikori injury

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After a blistering start, Djokovic had to battle back from 3-0 down in the deciding set to book his place in the last 16 on Thursday against Feliciano Lopez or Gilles Simon . "I did my work in the end of the match ". Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are set to face off in the Men's singles semi-final of 2017 Madrid Open on Saturday, which will also be their 50th career meeting. Read More »

IPL 2017 final: Mumbai Indians eye record third title against RPS

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Rohit was also on his way when Shardul Thakur took a magnificent catch in the deep to give Adam Zampa (2-32) a first wicket, who tossed one up for Kieron Pollard to hit his first ball into the stands. They defeated their nemesis Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run in a thrilling final which went to the climax and kept spectators on their toes till the last delivery. Read More »

Celts' Thomas (hip) ruled out for rest of playoffs

In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday, the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 130-86 in one of the least competitive playoff games in memory. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said the star point guard had a nagging injury that he aggravated a week ago during the second-round series against Washington. Read More »

Phillies top Pirates 7-2 to end 4-game losing streak

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But do I think about that going out there? "I mixed it up more than I have". But up until Friday night's strong start, May had been a hard month for the right-hander. The Phillies didn't push Williams around but instead pecked away, eventually moving in front after Cesar Hernandez led off with a walk and Daniel Nava doubled. Read More »

Penguins switch goalies for pivotal game versus Senators

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The Murray-Fleury decision was a "very difficult" one to make, Sullivan said, but "it's a good hard decision to have because we have two guys that are as capable as they are, and both of these guys have helped this team win all year long, and they're both high quality people and they're high quality goaltenders". Read More »

Canelo Alvarez Destroys Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Will Challenge GGG Next

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His left eye was almost closed, the right eye wasn't far behind and he was bleeding from the nose. Alvarez treated the lopsided bout as if it were a sparring session, even standing between rounds for the entire fight. But me and my side we are ready to go. White said recently that the fight would take more than a couple of months to confirm, "if it gets done at all" - and the more time passes the less likely the fight is to happen. Read More »

Sascha Zverev outguns John Isner to reach Rome final

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I have seen it in the offseason, as well. Germany's Alexander Zverev became the youngest player in a decade to reach a Masters final when he clinched a gutsy 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-1 win over big-serving American John Isner in Rome on Saturday (May 20). Read More »

Man United: Jose turns to Ajax

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits the string of youngsters set to face Crystal Palace are not ready for this weekend's baptism of fire. In his press conference before his team's final game of the Premier League season , the Manchester United head coach was asked about the young players he meant to include his match-day squad for the match against Crystal Palace . Read More »

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead

Then, he decides to step up and start playing online. "We just want to get better". Game 3 is Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, which will also host Game 4 on Tuesday night. "Point-blank, period", said Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown , who scored a team-high 19 points over 24 minutes. - Channing Frye was the baseball player who made two of the team's three outs in the inning when the lineup almost batted around the order twice. Read More »

Celtics say Isaiah Thomas is out for the rest of the postseason

The swelling increased during the first two games against Cleveland, team doctor Brian McKeon said, and Thomas was limping on the court just before halftime on Friday night. Meanwhile the third member of Cleveland's Big Three, Kyrie Irving, got into the act with 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting. Asked about the impact of having the star point guard at less than 100 percent, Stevens stressed it wasn't the only issue in Friday's lopsided loss. Read More »

Carpenter takes top spot in crash-marred Indy 500 qualifying

But Dixon still had to weather two more runs to become the fifth 500 driver to claim three poles. That is because the set-up of the cars is changed significantly between qualifying and race to ensure drivers can run consistently in heavy traffic during a 500-mile race that is usually punctuated by several "caution" periods in which drivers are restricted to reduced speeds behind a pace auto. Read More »

President Trump delivers Middle East speech

Though during the campaign Trump repeatedly stressed the need to say the words "radical Islamic terrorism", that phrase is not included in the draft. "If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be condemned". Read More »

Ivanka Trump praises Saudi Arabia's progress on women's rights

The US and Saudi Arabia, along with a number of their regional allies, stand accused of providing weapons and financial backing to various militant groups wreaking havoc in countries like Syria and Iraq. Instead, President Trump used the speech to attempt a reset of his relationship with Islam and with the leaders of countries who have been outspoken in their criticism of the newly elected leader. Read More »

Contradictions add up during Trump's Saudi visit

Saudi Arabia denies providing any support for the 19 hijackers - most of whom were Saudi citizens - who killed almost 3,000 people in 2001. The military agreement with Saudi Arabia, effective immediately, could expand up to $350 billion over 10 years. Read More »

Boeing Signs Several Defense And Commercial Agreements With Saudi Arabia

While running for the job he now holds, Trump heartily criticized President Barack Obama for not using the term "radical Islamic extremism" and said that refusal indicated that Obama did not understand America's enemy. On Sunday, however, standing before dozens of regional leaders, he said Islam was "one of the world's great faiths". "Drive them out. Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities". Read More »

Boeing Signs Several Defense And Commercial Agreements With Saudi Arabia

While running for the job he now holds, Trump heartily criticized President Barack Obama for not using the term "radical Islamic extremism" and said that refusal indicated that Obama did not understand America's enemy. On Sunday, however, standing before dozens of regional leaders, he said Islam was "one of the world's great faiths". "Drive them out. Drive them out of your places of worship, drive them out of your communities". Read More »

Donald Trump urges Muslims to unite against terror

US President Donald Trump (C-L) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C-R) arrive for the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017 . Saudi Arabia accuses its Shiite rival Iran of trying to turn the Houthis into a militant group similar to Lebanon's Hezbollah. "Terrorism is sponsored through groups like Hizbollah, by Iran, but there are also Sunni Islamic terrorist groups that the Iranians are fighting, not least Islamic ... Read More »

Trump tells Muslim leaders not to shelter terrorists

Trump will also appeal to countries in the Middle East to play their part in fighting extremism. A White House official said in April that Ivanka Trump would not solicit funds or have any authority over the World Bank project, contradicting earlier reports . Read More »