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Lack of wind delays America's Cup Challenger semi-finals


New Zealand's victories over Softbank Team Japan and France saw them surpass holders Oracle Team USA atop the standings with eight points. If two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA gets its 50-foot, foiling catamaran across the finish line first, it will carry one bonus point into the first-to-seven match that starts on June 17. Read More »

Rafael Nadal en finale — Roland-Garros

Il a serré les dents, gardé confiance dans ses qualités et a su petit à petit élever son niveau de jeu. Comme à son habitude, Andy Murray met un peu de temps à entrer dans sa partie et se fait punir par Wawrinka . Et "Stan the Man" a su se sublimer vendredi, faisant même exploser l'Ecossais sur le plan physique dans un cinquième set où il a produit son meilleur tennis . Read More »

Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

Artemis is trying to bounce back from the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamaran broke apart while training on San Francisco Bay in 2013. Artemis chose to remain in the 34th America's Cup, although it missed much of the challenger trials in the 2 1/2 months it took to ready its new boat. Read More »

Penguins score six, shut out Predators in Game 5


They have a 5-5 record on the road in these playoffs, although that record took a hit earlier in this series with a pair of defeats in Pittsburgh , despite the Predators controlling the play during large portions of those games. It was that, unlike the previous two games, it wasn't just a one-man show. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan, as he has for each of the last two springs when his team finds itself in a tight spot, pushed all the right buttons again. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti


Speaking afterwards, Morata says he hopes to play alongside James once more in 2017-18 and suggested that he would like them both to stay with the European champions. A move to Juventus followed, but he never fully established himself as leading striker ahead of Carlos Tevez during his first season and his overall tally was a less-than-prolific 15 goals in 46 matches. Read More »

Roland-Garros. Mladenovic s'offre la tenante du titre Muguruza en 8es

Les tribunes du court central ne sont qu'aux deux-tiers pleines. En comparaison, le parcours de Timea Bacsinszky ressemble jusqu'ici à une promenade de santé. A 19h05, la pluie revient et la partie est interrompue à nouveau, durant 30 minutes. Proposant un style de jeu opposé -la puissance pour Mladenovic, la variation pour Bacsinszky-, les deux joueuses en sont à 1-1 dans leur face-à-face. Read More »

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win women's doubles


Kuerten was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012. The West Australian also lost the 2008 final in Paris with Francesca Schiavone , as well as the 2015 championship deciders at Roland Garros and Flushing Meadows with Yaraslava Shvedova. Read More »

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead


If Rinne has another performance like he had Monday and Wednesday nights in Pittsburg, you might as well give the Cup to the Penguins . Through two games in the Stanley Cup Final, Rinne and the Nashville Predators' first trip to the Final, Pekka has been the reason the Predators have lost two straight for the first time in this 2017 postseason. Read More »

LeBron James takes hard fall but bounces back to lead Cavs

Me going back is more of this", he said while raising his hand high. I would see K.D. step up. "But I thought I heard the PA announcer say it was on Draymond". But it seems LeBron's quest to imitate and eventually surpass his teen hero would be vanquished forever if the Cleveland Cavaliers succumb to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals . Read More »

India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match


India skipper Virat Kohli . In the field, we were still 6 today (Sunday). When the ball kept disappearing into the stands, when Rohit, Dhawan, Yuvraj , Kohli and Pandya plundered runs off them at will, while the Pakistan side watched with their mouths wide open. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

Consider: Last year in Paris, Ostapenko lost in the first round. "I think it's quite a big deal in Latvia", Ostapenko told reporters. Meet Jelena Ostapenko , a 20-year-old player who had yet to win a WTA level tournament of any kind until her Roland Garros triumph. Read More »

Koscielny répond pour l'OM — Arsenal


Pour le moment, je suis un Gunner. Je suis très bien là-bas, donc il n'y a rien pour moi. Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny , les Français d'Arsenal ont visiblement le don d'attirer les décideurs marseillais. Read More »

Mondial-2018: Suède-France, les Bleus perdent le nord en qualifications

On a encore quatre matches, il va falloir cravacher dur pour atteindre notre objectif. Les Bleus savaient qu'ils rencontreraient une autre adversité que le faible Paraguay, balayé 5-0 une semaine avant à Rennes. La France n'a pas encore son billet pour la Russie. Griezmann faisait grise mine, et n'a pas daigné lancer le moindre regard à Deschamps en rejoignant le banc, dépité. Read More »

NBA Playoffs: Kyrie, Cavs Go Epic In Game 4

But talk from the Warriors about popping champagne corks and celebrating an National Basketball Association title on Cleveland's home court for the second time in three seasons inspired Kyrie Irving to do something to prevent it. "You act like I'm just this troubled guy who's been in a bunch of trouble and can't control myself", Green said. Kyrie Irving torched Klay Thompson to the tune of 40 points yet again and stuck right to Stephen Curry's hip. Read More »

Stanley Cup Finals: Evgeni Malkin snipe gives Penguins 3-0 lead

While Pittsburgh created really good scoring chances in the first two periods of Game 4, it was still outshot in each of the first four games, sometimes by a lot in terms of total shots. The first goal is going to be big, and it will set the tone for the game. It was a familiar showing for Rinne. Once again, the host has gotten off to an extremely strong start. Read More »

Draymond Green's mom goes off on officiating in Game 4

Referee John Goble explained that the referees had meant to give a first quarter technical to Steve Kerr all along, but it was attributed to Green - a mistake that was not corrected until the forward actually was T'd up in the second half. Read More »

Andre Iguodala on LeBron James kick: 'I did not feel it'

Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. "I mean for me, personally, when I chose to go back to Cleveland , I had to decide - because our owner at the time when I left made a decision to put out this [censored] article that we all know about where he completely bashed and disrespected not only me as an individual, but disrespected my name". Read More »

LeBron: 'Resilient' Cavs were desperate to avoid sweep

The Cavs memorably came back from 3-1 down against the same opponents to clinch the championship a year ago, and LeBron concedes he is exhausted of having to the climb the proverbial mountain. "It's insane to think that he thought it was my second technical foul and I would get a technical foul for that". So when he picked up a technical in the third quarter, everyone assumed Green was ejected from the game. Read More »

Crave for games like this: Kohli


Indian captain Virat Kohli said, June 4, he "felt like a club batter" when teammate Yuvraj Singh was in full flow during the ICC Champions Trophy match against Pakistan in Birmingham, U.K. "For us as a team , it's a very important game, yes", added Kohli . Both Pakistan and Sri Lanka are upbeat after their upset victories and it's hard to pick a favourite for tomorrow's match . Read More »

Manchester United close in on signing of Álvaro Morata from Real Madrid


The club have moved fast to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Morata expected to fly into Manchester on Monday to complete the move. He is understood to have informed Madrid's general director, Jose Angel Sanchez, that the player who scored 20 goals in all competitions last season has chose to leave the club in search of regular first-team football. Read More »