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James not shocked by Warriors' power

The Warriors , who are on an National Basketball Association record 15-0 playoff win streak, could dethrone LeBron James and his teammates and become the first champions in league history to make an undefeated run through the playoffs. Lire la suite »

Chelsea & Man City target Bonucci says Juventus exit talk is 'speculation'

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Bonucci fell out with Juve head coach Massimiliano Allegri back in February and Chelsea are believed to be keeping a close eye on the centre-back's situation, with Antonio Conte keen to be reunited with his former player. The Italian global still has a number of years left on his present contract, which expires in June 2021. He made 45 appearances in all competitions in 2016-17 as Juventus secured the domestic double before being soundly beaten in the Champions League final by Real Madrid. Lire la suite »

Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

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The three-times grand slam champion is vying for a second French Open triumph in three years after winning the title in 2015. The 2015 victor reached his third major semifinal in a row by eliminating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Murray seemed to be running out of gas, but he still had plenty of heart left. The Scot perhaps should have grabbed the break in the following game, letting his opponent off the hook, but he turned in a phenomenal 11th game and served for the advantage in the 12th. Lire la suite »

Murray sees off Del Potro

From 3-5, Murray was able to rally and take the first set to a tiebreak where he won it 7-6 (8) after Del Potro sent a forehand wide on set point in what ended up being a thriller first set. Those wins guaranteed the home nation will have at least one quarter-finalist in Paris for the first time since Marion Bartoli in 2011. Although Murray was keen to talk up his performance in his second-round win over Martin Klizan, he surely knew he would have to significantly raise his level to stand a ... Lire la suite »

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to include more mixed gender events

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Paris has emerged as the favorite for 2024, and bid leaders insist they can focus only on that option. In a short statement attributed to Garcetti and Wasserman, the committee said, "We welcome the IOC Executive Board's decision to recognize two excellent bids from two of the world's greatest cities". Lire la suite »

Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open dream

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A succession of Wawrinka winners left the world No.1 helpless in the final set as the 32-year-old fittingly brought an end to more than four-and-a-half hours of sensational tennis in the Paris sunshine with a brilliant backhand victor to reach his fourth career Grand Slam final. Lire la suite »

Draymond Green's Mom Involved In Altercation With Cavs Fans After Game 3

Sideline reporter Doris Burke also spoke to those stationed at the scorer's table, and they indicated that the referees had clearly told them at the time that the first half technical had been on Green, not Kerr. ".They trash talk and you trash talk back". But after such a heated game and dramatic ending, emotions were understandably heightened. The Warriors can close out the series and claim their second National Basketball Association title in three years with a win in Game 4 at 9 p.m. Lire la suite »

UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

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However, a tweet by BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg has potentially made the Eagles kingmakers in any potential deal. and they're revelling in it! With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats. "If ... the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes then it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do". Lire la suite »

Francesco Totti planned to miss a penalty in his final Roma match

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Roma colleague Juan Jesus told Radio Atlantida: "He was nervous all week". Totti planned to miss the spot kick so he could send the ball into the crowd at the Stadio Olimpico, in a gesture of thanks to the Tifosi (Roma fans) present. "We're honoured to have played alongside him in this, his final season with Roma". Jesus' comments were backed up by Sky Sport Italia commentator Fabio Caressa . Lire la suite »

Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka into men's final

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It remained on serve until a dramatic tie-break, where the Scot eventually prevailed thanks to some spectacular trademark defence. Not bad for an old guy, huh? On Sunday, Nadal will meet another former Roland Garros champion in third seed and 2015 titlist Stan Wawrinka , who prevailed past top seed Andy Murray 6-7 (8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1 in four hours and 34 minutes. Lire la suite »

Flyers sign D Gostisbehere to multiyear contract extension

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He'll get $5.5 million in 2019-20 and $3.25 million in the final two years of the contract. After a spectacular 2015-16 rookie season in which he finished as the runner up for the Calder Trophy and then underwent hip/groin surgery following the playoffs, Gostisbehere had an inconsistent second season marked particularly by repeated issues in his play without the puck. Lire la suite »

Andorra wins again after 13 years; Ronaldo leads Portugal

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In World Cup qualifying on Friday, he gave Portugal a 2-0 lead on Latvia with goals in the 41st minute and 63rd minute. The two sides meet on October 10, the final match day for the group, in what could ultimately serve as a direct playoff to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Lire la suite »

Harry Kane given the opportunity to show his worth as England captain

McGhee rates the visitors - who have, among others, Gary Cahill, Harry Kane , Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and Jamie Vardy in their squad - highly. At the end of the day, I've been captain for Spurs a few times", he added. 'A lot of our boys are familiar with their players from playing against them and there is no mystery. Lire la suite »

Rafael Nadal targets unprecedented 10th French Open title

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The world no.3 won 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 6-1. The 31-year-old Nadal is yet to drop a set in this year's tournament as he looks to secure his first Grand Slam since winning in Paris in 2014. Wawrinka used his one-handed backhand and hammering forehand to send Murray scrambling and sliding all over the red clay. Murray would lean, or even lunge, and somehow put his racket strings on seemingly unreachable shots. Lire la suite »

Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown

RIPPING a screaming forehand straight through the tennis textbook, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko blazed into the French Open final with a 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle of the birthday girls on Thursday. How quickly did this come together for Ostapenko, the first tennis player from Latvia to reach a Grand Slam final? The unseeded Latvian hit 21 winners and 16 unforced errors as she took the first set 7-6 (4). Lire la suite »

England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Pakistan , who upset the odds to draw a Test series in England a year ago, have already been in Birmingham for two weeks in preparation for their bid to win the Champions Trophy, a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide teams. Lire la suite »

Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

The Liberal Democrats also had a good night, going from one seat to four. Among those defeated were Angus Robertson , the SNP frontman, and Alex Salmond , the former first minister of Scotland . "In less than a year they have caused chaos on an industrial scale". The First Minister took to Twitter after the Nats lost 21 of the 56 Westminster constituencies they won in 2015. Lire la suite »

LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

The crowd at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland shuffled to the exits in disbelief. It was a career defining sequence that will live on in Warriors' lore. The 2013 Heat can play the small ball effectively and they have a sure shot of beating the 2017 Warriors . Kawhi Leonard looked to be the best player on the floor, and San Antonio's role players buzzed around on offense and were scoring at will. Lire la suite »

Sneijder becomes the Netherlands' most-capped international

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There are few players in the world that can match it. It didn't take long for Robben and Janssen to find the room in behind - only solid goalkeeping kept them out. "There were no tears". Personally, I am very proud that I could hand over the gifts to Wesley. It was the second time he scored on his birthday for the Dutch team. Lire la suite »