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Une finale Nadal-Wawrinka à Roland-Garros

La première demi-finale a au contraire été un marathon (4h34 min) remporté par Wawrinka contre le N.1 mondial, le Britannique Andy Murray , en cinq sets 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-1. Si Thiem a remporté le premier jeu sur le service de Nadal, le suspense s'est assez vite dégonflé . Il s'est effondré dans le dernier set. "C'est un sentiment incroyable de revenir en finale ici à Paris, dans le tournoi le plus important de ma carrière", a dit l'Espagnol. Read More »

Cavs end Warriors run to keep Finals series alive

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Durant is averaging 34 points, 10 rebounds and 6.0 assists in the Finals, joining Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal as the only players with at least 25 points in their first eight Finals games . And then there were the 3-pointers, which made a huge difference for the Cavs . Durant, due to the lack of defence and his combinations with Green, Curry and Thompson is averaging a ridiculous 36 points per game , and simply hasn't been challenged almost enough. Read More »

Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

Now comes the most hard bit, with first a repeat of last year's semi-final against Stan Wawrinka , who thrashed Marin Cilic in straight sets. It is a repeat of last year's semi-final, which Murray won before going on to lose in the final. Read More »

Wallaby Folau back to basics in Test win

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Australia came close to adding two further tries in the opening 10 minutes of the second half, with a knock-on foiling the first before a foot in touch from Tevita Kuridrani saw him denied wide on the right. Moore's try came after a Wallaby maul from a lineout five meters from the touchline, while Speight grabbed his second try after the full-time siren sounded. Read More »

No more Bale at Real Madrid?

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Nevertheless, it's not what he wants to be reading about his future, while in complete contrast Man Utd and Jose Mourinho will potentially be licking their lips at the prospect of prising him away if there is unrest and discontent over Madrid's handling of his situation. Read More »

England's Woakes injured out of rest of Champions Trophy

To a certain extent, it felt like someone was sticking a knife in my side. "I just keep running around and keep trying to find where the ball is going to go, keep trying to follow it". While the details of Woakes' injury are not yet known, a typical recovery for a side strain can take between four and six weeks. Besides Root (133 not out off 129), contributions from opener Alex Hales (95 off 86) and captain Eoin Morgan (75 not out off 61) helped England chase down the 306-run target ... Read More »

Addison Russell returns to Cubs following abuse allegation

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His wife, Melisa Russell, accused her husband of cheating in an Instagram post and implied that the couple was breaking up. The accusation was made in a social media comment by a friend of Russell's wife, Melisa . He has handled himself extremely well. So, we'll treat him normally and get him back on the field. "I don't think we should change anything about how we do interact with him right now". Read More »

Usain Bolt to run 100 at the Golden Spike meet in June

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Bolt, 30, drew the curtain down on his Olympic career in August by sweeping the 100 metres and 200 metres sprint titles in the third successive Summer Games. BARBADIAN OLYMPIC SPRINTER Ramon Gittens will have the distinction of competing against the legendary Usain Bolt in his farewell race in Jamaica at the JN Racers Grand Prix Athletics Meet tomorrow. Read More »

Red Sox likely replacement for Eduardo Rodriguez injured in minors

The Orioles used the long ball to build a 7-1 lead in the sixth inning - then held on. "Winning those first two games and trying to take a shot at those two guys, it's a challenge", Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. "It's just a tough lane to throw through", Showalter said. Justin Bour hit 11 home runs for the Marlins in May. For the time being, Farrell said, the team has made no adjustments to put someone else in line to make that start. Read More »

Now, gay player Hogenkamp calls for renaming of Maragaret Court arena

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A player boycott of the Australian Open seems unthinkable. With people like Margaret Court constantly crowing over how two people should have no right to be together under marriage, it severely undermines not only us as a country, but the fact that we still have her name plastered across Victoria's second biggest tennis stadium. Read More »

Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

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Other top athletes competing in the weekend's events include American sprinter Allyson Felix , who will run in the 200 on Saturday. "I executed my plan and it went well". Harrison was second in 12.64 seconds and Harper-Nelson third in 12.66. The race featured Tianna Bartoletta, who won the gold medal in Rio in the long jump and finished second to Brittney Reese in that same event at the Pre on Friday night. Read More »

Maryland wins first men's lax title since 1975

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Monday's championship marked Maryland's first men's lacrosse title since 1975. Last year, the University of North Carolina swept the finals. The Bucks had beaten UMD once in overtime in Columbus during the regular season, but fell to the Terps in the Big Ten title game in a one-goal margin affair. Read More »

Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open

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Sixth-seeded Austrian player Theim thrashed Argentina's Horacio Zeballos 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 to reach the quarters for a second straight year. In the women's section, former World No. Known for tremendous footwork and court coverage , the No. 2-seeded Serb even stumbled and tumbled to the court, his racket flying out of his hands, early in the second set. Read More »

Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

I'm pretty sure Draymond won't get suspended for Game 5. CLEVELAND- LeBron James set a new NBA Finals record for triple-doubles Friday night. But James needs his two other extraordinary players to ensure success: Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love . Read More »

Steve Kerr gets sarcastic: National Basketball Association greats 'would all kill us'

But Kerr hit back in the appropriate manner, while also not backing down that his historically great team might have a good shot at beating all of them. "Guys are going to talk". "Oh, we'd run through them". And although he's on the cusp of being swept in the Finals - for the second time - by a team unequalled in today's game, James isn't envious of the Warriors for building a super power in sneakers. Read More »

Nadal en demie preque sans jouer — Roland-Garros

Nadal, qui n'a toujours pas perdu un set, retrouvera en finale Stan Wawrinka . Si Rafael Nadal est réputé pour faire son petit ménage dans ses bouteilles d'eau, il fait aussi le grand ménage à Roland-Garros. Son lift venu d'ailleurs. Peu de failles dans son jeu actuel car même son service est devenu efficace. Un échec serait un coup d'arrêt sévère, d'autant qu'avec la terre battue il aura mangé son pain blanc. Read More »

Soccer team cuts hair to support teammate mistaken for a boy

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Her family brought several forms of identification, including her insurance card and a doctor's physical form, to prove she's a girl, but the team was still disqualified. Trigger warnings are all the rage these days so in the spirit of that I just want to warn y'all you are about to read the stupidest story in the world. Read More »

Nadal beaucoup trop fort pour Thiem — Roland-Garros

Enfin, du haut de ses 23 ans, l'Autrichien a déjà montré qu'il savait gérer les moments importants, comme à 5-6 au premier set contre Djokovic mercredi, puis dans le tie-break. Les deux hommes se sont rencontrés en 2013 à Paris, en quarts de finale . A l'inverse, le Serbe n'est pas réellement parvenu à retrouver le chemin de la gloire depuis ce sacre tant espéré à Roland Garros . Read More »

Et si c'était Ranieri — Nantes

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Quelques jours après l'officialisation du départ de Sergio Conceiçao à Porto, Nantes doit se dépêcher de lui trouver un successeur avant la reprise. avant de poursuivre. Surprenant champion d'Angleterre avec Leicester en 2016, l'Italien intéresserait Waldemar Kita . Et les choses auraient bougé récemment. Read More »

NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 preview, updates

James has defied the odds before, perhaps most impressively a year ago against Golden State when his Cavaliers were the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1. "I thought we really brought a physicality to the game ". Curry's offensive partner, eight-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant , also spoke ahead of Game 4 , urging his team to stay focused. Read More »

Cavs halt Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gestures to fans during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017 . Each team had a win in the past two Finals, and each team had a win against each other in the regular season with Durant in play. A Game 4 win and an NBA Championship would be the ultimate culmination for the Golden State Warriors' season, completing the first ever sweep through the ... Read More »

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

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Emirates Team New Zealand maintained their blistering start to the America's Cup qualifiers on Thursday, powering to victory over Land Rover BAR after an early blunder by Ben Ainslie's British crew. Not only has Ainslie managed to raise 90 million pounds ($116 million) to fund his campaign, he has also built a massive team headquarters in Portsmouth on the south coast of England, looking out over the Solent where in 1851 the schooner "America" beat the British to win the cup which is ... Read More »

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

The first technical was originally assessed with 1:55 left in the first quarter. "It came up once, and the only reason it did is because we want to win this next game", Green said. The problem then worsened when the officials didn't catch the public address announcer saying it was called on Green . Thus, Green was not tossed from the game. Read More »