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Nadal defeated Wawrinka and become the 10-time champion of Roland Garros Nadal defeated Wawrinka and become the 10-time champion of Roland Garros
- June 15, 2017

And I finished the year being World No. 1, winning here (in Paris ), winning the US Open . "It's impossible to compare it to another place", he said. But there is no doubt that he is a big match player. Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by any man on the way to any title at a Grand Slam tournament in the Open era with all matches being best-of-five-sets. (more...)
Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury Owen Farrell a doubt for first Lions Test after suffering quad injury
- June 15, 2017

The Lions announced their team for Saturday's clash at Rotorua International Stadium - Gatland including 11 of the side that beat Crusaders last week. So it should be tougher for the Lions . "It depends on who's in the team firstly, but across the board we're pretty strong in that respect", said Jenkins. (more...)
Everyone's saying the same thing as Theresa May watches France vs England
- June 15, 2017

But a dazzling France attack, led by Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe , continued to tear holes in the England defence despite the numerical disadvantage and Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele became the third home player to score a maiden worldwide goal when he sealed victory 12 minutes from time . (more...)
The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On
- June 15, 2017

After a six-month dance towards the ring, it was finally confirmed on Wednesday evening that McGregor would meet Mayweather in a boxing match in Las Vegas , provisionally on August 26. But with a fight which could pay each man in excess of $ 100 million , he reconsidered. "At the end of the day, these two guys wanted this fight , the fans wanted this fight ", White said. (more...)
The View From Pluto: LeBron James Is At His Best Despite Defeat
- June 15, 2017

He had a "Big 3" in Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh during his time in South Beach, and played with a similar triple threat together with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love with the current Cavaliers . "So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup". LEBRON James admitted his emotions were in a mess but held his head high as the Cleveland Cavaliers fell short in the NBA Finals anew against the Golden State Warriors after losing in Game 5, 129-120, to hand the Warriors ... (more...)
Orioles 10, White Sox 6: Mid-inning role reversal
- June 15, 2017

The worst came on Saturday when he allowed a career-high nine runs and seven hits in 1 1/3 innings of a 16-3 loss to the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. So there's no rush to get Davis back on the field. The Orioles also selected infielder David Washington's contract from Triple-A Norfolk and transferred outfielder Anthony Santander from the 10-day to the 60-day DL because of a strained right forearm. (more...)
Liverpool ready to break transfer record for Mohamed Salah Liverpool ready to break transfer record for Mohamed Salah
- June 15, 2017

Roma's new sporting director Monchi confirmed the interest of an English club, hinting that he could be set to leave the capital. The Reds have already had a proposal of ₤ 28m denied for the 24-year-old but they stay in talks with the Serie A club. (more...)
Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United
- June 15, 2017

Manchester City can pick up their most points after the October worldwide break when they play Stoke, Burnley and West Brom . Meanwhile, Burnley will begin their campaign with another away trip to the capital, where they will face defending champions Chelsea on August 12. (more...)
Big hitters will rule Erin Hills, says Leonard
- June 15, 2017

Last year, eventual victor Dustin Johnson's ball accidentally moved on the fifth hole of the final round, creating a thundercloud of uncertainty as the USGA didn't announce its rules decision until after the round. "So, if you're playing well, hopefully you won't be out there too many times". But when the USGA gives, it nearly always finds other places to take away. (more...)
US Open: Agony of recent Masters 'miss' quickly forgotten by Justin Rose US Open: Agony of recent Masters 'miss' quickly forgotten by Justin Rose
- June 15, 2017

Open host course. In contrast, Garcia will tee-up in an 18th straight U.S. Open since 1999 and having made the cut every year, and with a best finish being T3rd in 2005 and also at Pinehurst. "I definitely hope that I can keep playing well and win many, many more, now that we have our first one". "So I still feel in good shape and my game feels nice". (more...)
Champions Trophy semi-final: Yuvraj Singh to play his 300th ODI
- June 15, 2017

Unlike before, when Bangladesh teams used to be satisfied by defeating one big team, there is much more objective and belief in them. Kohli also could not stop himself gushing over the "competitive" Bangladesh side, saying that the latter have taken huge strides and improved their game in the last couple of years. (more...)
I am alive and that's important, have no regrets: Yuvraj
- June 15, 2017

When I started playing, I was happy playing just one game for India. My debut game against Australia . This is just a testimony to the kind of talebt he possesses and it's obviously you need to have all those things to play 300 ODIs for India. (more...)
LeBron James: 'I don't believe I've played for a super team'
- June 15, 2017

He was just brilliant this entire postseason. With just under two minutes to play and the Warriors nursing a 126-115 lead, James backed Durant into the lane, pivoted and shot a 14-foot turnaround that rimmed out. Draymond Green is probably still underappreciated, and his impact on both ends makes him one of the most valuable players in the National Basketball Association when it comes to winning. (more...)
Conor McGregor Mocks The Wrong Mayweather In Fight Announcement Conor McGregor Mocks The Wrong Mayweather In Fight Announcement
- June 15, 2017

American Mayweather , 40, posted a video on Twitter confirming the details with the message: " It's official ". Given that Mayweather owns an incredible pro boxing record of 49-0, while McGregor has never competed as a boxer, it's easy to understand why Mayweather has opened as such a stark betting underdog (he is sitting at +700 to Mayweather's -1100, according to 5dimes). (more...)
Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight
- June 15, 2017

Mayweather has been installed as a heavy favourite by Las Vegas oddsmakers and many pundits dismiss McGregor's chances under boxing rules against one of the greatest defensive fighters in history. As expected, Mayweather vs. McGregor will be a boxing match, but White unveiled some of the specifics that were certainly part of the negotiations. (more...)
CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat
- June 15, 2017

The lacklustre fielding saw Sri Lanka crash out of the Champions Trophy as they lost their final group game against Pakistan . England , however, have arguably improved their white-ball game even more since that series. Hasan Ali hasn't been the same since he was hit for 70 runs by rival India in Pakistan's crushing defeat in their Champions Trophy opener. In accordance with Article 2.5.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to ... (more...)
Real Madrid defends Ronaldo from tax fraud accusations
- June 15, 2017

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. "There has never been any hiding nor any intention to hide anything", Gestifute, the agency representing the player, said in a statement. Tollin Associates then ceded his image rights to a company in Ireland called Multisports Image Management Ltd, which was responsible for managing them. (more...)
France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims
- June 15, 2017

Three minutes before half-time France took the lead, Dembele humiliating Stones with the speed of his feet, and although his shot was again well saved by Heaton , Djibril Sidibe was on hand to fire the ball into the net. England did not look like equalising in the dying embers of the game, with the unsafe Mbappe and Dembele taking the fight to the Three Lions. "The only way we can understand the gap is by playing these teams". (more...)
Champions Trophy 2017: India vs Bangladesh semi-final preview
- June 15, 2017

They still believe that Rohit Sharma was out as Rubel Hossain bowled a perfectly legal delivery. A Bangladeshi Cricket fan posted a picture of Indian flag draped around a dog being chased by a tiger draped in Bangladesh's flag. Dream start for India . Although he has been able to take only one wicket in the current tournament but he is a player who can't be ignored. The images of Tamim Iqbal smoking legendary Zaheer Khan for a six still haunt the fans. (more...)
Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals
- June 15, 2017

It all added up to Golden State's second championship in three years. Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebound after a sluggish Game 4 performance. "To play with these guys is unbelievable". "I'm sure as a team we're gonna have a conversation (about a potential visit)", he said. "It's about us. (more...)