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Nadal targets 10th French Open title

He is yet to drop a set and has lost only 29 games en route to the final, the fewest since Bjorn Borg in 1978. However, despite boasting a 15-3 head-to-head superiority over 32-year-old Wawrinka, th...

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Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win French Open

Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win French Open

She became the first Latvian player - man or woman - to win a Grand Slam event. More crisp striking from Ostapenko nudged the 20-year-old ahead once more, but the errors flew off her racquet just as...

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Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late England leveller

It was one of the most emotional games in my managerial career. As a manager that was hard work. Strachan knows that Scotland supporters are desperate for the players to show passion but insists t...

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Draymond Green called Kevin Durant after the Warriors lost Game 7

It is the Warriors who are clearly the better team and as Kevin Durant has already had the engraving starting on the MVP trophy for the Finals, James has had to answer whether he might not even ...

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Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

The burly Spaniard, who turned 31 last week, will meet Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in Sunday's Championship match, after dropping just seven games in a 6-3 6-4 6-0 victory on Court Philippe Chatrie...

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NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs. Cavaliers FREE livestream Game 4

NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs. Cavaliers FREE livestream Game 4

ESPN3 will carry the Warriors vs. Cavaliers elimination game live, and the online-only channel is free to subscribers of most major internet service providers and many minor ISPs as well. Clevel...

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Erdogan says 'not witnessed' Qatar give support to terror

At a press conference on May 25, Qatar Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani stated that Qatar had clearly been the victim of a campaign, adding that the country would stand against the a...

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Deja vu: Cavaliers roll over Warriors, trail 3-1 in NBA Finals

The flawless 16-0 playoff run is no longer a possibility. "Last year is last year, this year is this year", Kerr said when asked about the 3-1 similarities. At one point, it was announced that Green...

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NBA Finals Game 4: Halftime thread, Cavs are dominating 86-68

The Cavs stormed out of the gate despite a 3-0 deficit in the series. If you truly love the game , it's more than just wins and losses. SCHEDULE: Golden State Warriors 2017 NBA Finals on ABC7 " I d...

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Unseeded Ostapenko beats Halep for French Open title

That makes a huge difference as psychologically a player knows that they are in control of their own destiny on the court. Third seed Halep buckled under the strain of fending off the missiles being l...

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Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practise

Sebastian Vettel topped the last 60 minutes of practice for the Canadian Grand Prix as title rivals Mercedes endured a scrappy session ahead of qualifying. He was able to exit his auto. The Toro...

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Game 4 starts, as Warriors chase perfection

There's an inevitability to what we're watching, and, yes, while Golden State went up 2-0 previous year as well and the Cavs came back to win, it's hard to imagine another miraculous comeback happ...

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Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals

Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals

In addition to the scoring records, the Cavs set a Finals record for 3-pointers in a half with 13, topping the mark the Warriors set two days earlier in Game 3 . Cleveland made a Finals record 2...

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First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French title

First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French title

Osuigwe won the match 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3. "She's fearless, she fights for every point". The 20-year-old Ostapenko had never been past the third round at a Grand Slam tournament until this one. Osta...

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Cavs halt Warriors perfect post-season, party in Game 4

And with James' first basket in the first quarter, he passed Michael Jordan for third on the all-time Finals scoring list. The 154 combined first-half points also set a record for the most points ...

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Steve Kerr cracks that old-timers would 'kill' Warriors

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cavs broke scoring records while outperforming the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with tec...

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Brilliant England knock Australia out

They went on to lose five wickets for 15 runs, leaving themselves in danger of an early exit from this global tournament despite a trio of half-centuries from Travis Head (71no), Aaron Finch (68) ...

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Kyrie Irving: Warriors' 'chatter' gave Cavs 'extra motivation' in Game 4

Could the Cavaliers be the first? Shaun Livingston #34 of the Golden State Warriors passes around LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers . With lots of energy and the right amount of sne...

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Halep wins opening set of French Open final

Halep wins opening set of French Open final

On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging world number 47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at Roland Garros since Mima Ja...

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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Vettel responded to Hamilton's first effort with a 1:11:795, a time that prompted the Brit to go even quicker. Championship leader and four-time champion German Sebastian Vettel was third fastest ...

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Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris

Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris

STAT OF THE DAY: Ostapenko launched an impressive tally of 54 winners in the final to take her tally to 299 for the tournament. Ostapenko was too charitable with her unforced errors, striking 23. Al...

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Somehow, Predators have to rein in Crosby, Malkin

Predators coach Peter Laviolette was upset after the game, a 6-0 Penguins blowout win. Crosby's three-assist game marked his 56th multi-point playoff game, tied for fourth most in National Ho...

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Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata rejected

Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata rejected

The striker, who scored in Spain's 2-2 friendly draw against Colombia is Mourinho's primary attacking target in the transfer window. United had to change course quickly and soon they turned their ...

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Penguins seize control from Predators in Stanley Cup Final series

Phil Kessel scored his eighth of the playoffs and added two assists, while Sidney Crosby tallied three assists. "It's not really something I think about at all, to be honest", said Murray, who ...

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United dedicate win to terror attack victims

United dedicate win to terror attack victims

The Red Devils' Premier League form especially at Old Trafford this season was what eventually saw them miss out a finish in the top four, but Mourinho stated that their Europa League win was the ...

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Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question

Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question

Pittsburgh will have a chance to become the first franchise to win back-to-back championships since Detroit in 1998 when the series shifts back to Nashville for Game 6 on Sunday night. "We were really...

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Per Mertesacker: Criticism makes me stronger

Per Mertesacker: Criticism makes me stronger

And Conte revealed his thoughts about the incident that led to the Victor Moses' second yellow card, which severely dented the Blues chances of beating Arsenal at Wembley . A controversial Alexi...

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America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

Japan and Sweden are competing in the other semi-final. The other two join Groupama Team France on the sidelines. To win the America's Cup you've got to beat all the teams. "The first is that they...

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Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4

No team has escaped a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 tries and the Warriors can claim the crown by winning game five at home on Monday in Oakland, California, but the Cavs made the gr...

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Justin Thomas finishes tied for fourth in Memorial Tournament

Justin Thomas and Matt Kuchar finished four strokes back from Dufner at -9 to round out the Top 5. Fowler, who was 3 over after his opening four holes of the tournament, had a 66 and was at 8-und...

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Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive

Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive

The home team was dominating on both ends of the court, forcing the Warriors into bad shots, and hustling for second chances on the offensive end. Now, Golden State fans are holding their breath. Jame...

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Klay, Warriors unperturbed after loss: '16-1 sounds pretty damn good anyway'

Klay, Warriors unperturbed after loss: '16-1 sounds pretty damn good anyway'

In the final three minutes they were 0-for-8 and now they're facing 0-for-126 - the number of teams who have faced and failed in this spot. You want to take that shot because you believe in yourself a...

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Gatland pleased more with Lions result than performance

Gatland pleased more with Lions result than performance

Farrell, Jamie George, George Kruis and Alun Wyn Jones all nailed down their Test match places, with Murray putting himself in the box seat for a start too. The Lions swatted that record aside, howe...

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Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Curry: "I have no idea, I don't remember what situation you're talking about, but yeah..." "It's all spontaneous, yeah". I wish I could have a little bit more control over here. None of that stuff....

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Harrison and Venus take first grand slam title at French Open

Harrison and Venus take first grand slam title at French Open

Harrison and Venus converted two of seven of their break point chances in two hours and 14 minutes of action. Young and Gonzalez stepped up on serve in the second set and never faced a break point w...

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Stanley Cup: Sidney Crosby punches PK Subban's face into ice

The series heads back to Nashville on Saturday night for Game 6, in which the Penguins can clinch their second straight Stanley Cup title. The home side added three more scores in the second where ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends Kyle Busch's surly mood after the Coca-Cola 600

Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends Kyle Busch's surly mood after the Coca-Cola 600

His grandfather's team made the slanted No. 3 famous by winning six championships and 67 races in that auto with Dale Earnhardt behind the wheel. "I can't thank my grandfather enough", Dillon said. ...

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Astros' Keuchel on 10-day disabled list with neck discomfort

Astros' Keuchel on 10-day disabled list with neck discomfort

Keuchel is 9-0 this season and leads the majors in victories, ERA (1.67) and WHIP (0.87). Down 7-3, the Royals scored four times in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Astros and tied the...

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The UK election shows voters now value change above all else

The UK election shows voters now value change above all else

The DUP is the largest unionist party in Northern Ireland and its leader, Arlene Foster, has in the past ruled out forming alliances with Labour. While Theresa May avowedly went to the polls to st...

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Huddersfield win penalty shoot-out against Reading to seal Premier League spot

Huddersfield win penalty shoot-out against Reading to seal Premier League spot

But you can go from hero to zero in a week. "It's always hard for young players and experienced players to lose like that but I'm sure everyone is behind Liam and Jordan". "We stuck to it, we had so...

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