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Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

I thought the referee did a good job. Conor Murray was outstanding. "I suppose we didn't get the rub of the green but we had to adapt to what was happening with the ref and what their tactics were...

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Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

He became the first player to hold three major titles on three different surfaces at the same time when he won the Australian Open with a five-set success against Federer again. "I think it helps St...

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Rafael Nadal makes history with 10th French Open win

The colossal win is important for Nadal in one other respect. Telling Words: "I'm back". Agonizingly close to winning a 15th major at the Australian Open in January - he lost to great rival and Wa...

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Wood and Rashid pull back Australia

When a second downpour finally saw play abandoned for the day, England were 240 for four off 40.2 overs - well ahead of the 200 they needed for victory at that stage on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern met...

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England win U20 World Cup

England win U20 World Cup

This tournament has captured the imagination of the English public, and the jubilant scenes at the final whistle, when England's bench sprinted onto the pitch for a mass embrace, and the beaming tro...

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Gatland names Jones as captain

Gatland names Jones as captain

Asked if the Lions will be hard-pushed to return to winning ways having fallen to the Blues , Robertson said: "Wow, that's a bit of hype, I don't buy into that at all". The Crusaders include ei...

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Harry Kane reacts to last-minute equaliser for England against Scotland

Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane insists it was a point gained after the striker scored a last-gasp equaliser in a 2-2 draw against Scotland . With Hampden Park in raptures after Griffiths's ...

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Wimbledon? I thought grass courts were for football

Wimbledon? I thought grass courts were for football

She earned her trophy with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over second time Roland Garros finalist Simona Halep . Bombarding Halep from the back-court, Ostapenko continued to land winners - but even more u...

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Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool apologise & end interest in Southampton defender

Southampton , who were angered by the reports as they had not given permission for Liverpool to talk to Van Dijk, reported the incident to the Premier League . Southampton manager Claude Puel ...

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Kyrie Irving, LeBron James help Cavaliers pull one back vs Warriors

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James help Cavaliers pull one back vs Warriors

Where in the past they would help off Thompson and he would exploit the space for put-backs and tap-outs, in the first three games of this series they stymied him by paying attention to him. "I ...

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'So good from Nadal' - Rafa secures the break

'So good from Nadal' - Rafa secures the break

Nine are more than good", Nadal, whose resurgence this year began when he reached the Australian Open final against Roger Federer , losing an epic, told reporters. "He played better in that set". T...

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Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in National Basketball Association finals

If Curry struggles, the Warriors are and can be fine winning with the efforts of Kevin Durant (the only aggressive Warrior on offense), Klay Thompson , Draymond Green , and even the bench. "Over ...

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Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title

It was the Swiss who created the first real chance when he earned the game's first break point, but Nadal was upto the challenge. "At the moment I am not thinking about the fact it will be the las...

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Stephen Curry's dismal Game 4 can be summed up in one stat

The Warriors came in looking to make National Basketball Association history being the first team to go 16-0 in the playoffs . In total, seven different Cavaliers hit 3-pointers, highlighted by Irv...

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Draymond Green enjoyed being jeered by Cavs fans

Green, though, said he's not changing how he plays. In real time, though, both teams and everyone in the arena were clueless. "Mike Callahan told me that the first one they called was on Steve ...

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Rafael Nadal to His 10th Finals of Roland Garros

Nine are more than good", Nadal, whose resurgence this year began when he reached the Australian Open final against Roger Federer, losing an epic, told reporters. That wrist propels his intimidating, ...

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Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Handling it with a smile on your face, playing like you are enjoying a friendly knock-up on some idle afternoon with your mates yet performing like it means the world to you is another thing altogethe...

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Astros scratch Keuchel from start at Kansas City

I haven't done exhaustive research to see if Rusty's opinion holds water, but in Keuchel's worst outing of 2017 he allowed five runs, but still pitched eight innings. The baseball landed in the seats ...

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After Morata - Man Utd Will Push to Sign $235000-a-week Star

After Morata - Man Utd Will Push to Sign $235000-a-week Star

United are a team that is hard to score against and they've further bolstered their defence with the signing of Lindelof. It finished off an okay season and made it into a very good season. "It's nice...

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Draymond Green does not regret bashing Cavs fans

So Green stayed in the game. However, it turned out that it was Green's first technical. Q: Did you notice the scorer's table didn't announce that the tech wasn't on you? No announcement was e...

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Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Rafael Nadal knows well just how it feels to celebrate on the clay at the French Open . "But I played against the biggest clay-court player ever". Past form says he would though, with Nadal winnin...

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Preds leaning on Rinne to force series back to Pittsburgh

Preds leaning on Rinne to force series back to Pittsburgh

Rinne chopped his stick against a goalpost twice after giving up a fifth and final goal a year ago, when Nashville was ousted from the playoffs. The team, which lost 6-0 in Game 5 to the Pittsburgh...

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Champions Trophy: England elect to field against Australia

Ben Stokes' 102 not out was the cornerstone of England's Champions Trophy win over Australia . "We're certainly going to have to be at our best if we´re going to beat them". Smith's powerful t...

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Mattek-Sands, Safarova win women's doubles title

Mattek-Sands, Safarova win women's doubles title

For Mattek-Sands and Safarova, it was a fifth grand slam title together - and third in a row after also reigning at the US Open past year and the Australian Open in January. "We enjoy our off days",...

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Draymond Green Says Clevelanders "Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around"

But he was allowed to stay on the court following much confusion, with the officials ruling a first-half technical was actually called against Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and not Green. They grabbe...

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Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

Nadal, who has been plagued by injuries and a loss of form in recent years, is the first man to win a single Slam on 10 occasions in the Open era. Wawrinka, the French Open champion in 2015 when N...

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Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Thiem is the sixth seed at Roland Garros and the current world No. 7 in men's singles. The 2015 champion demolished Marin Cilic , who has been in fine form himself this fortnight, 6-3 6-3 6-1 in jus...

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Lewis Hamilton claims Canada F1 GP pole to match Ayrton Senna's 65

An emotional Lewis Hamilton hailed a near-perfect lap after he matched the pole position tally of his childhood hero Ayrton Senna in Canada on Saturday. "I have equalled Ayrton in race wins a whil...

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Chirinos' 3-run HR in 11th lifts Rangers past Nationals 6-3

Chirinos' 3-run HR in 11th lifts Rangers past Nationals 6-3

Washington had a chance to win in the last of the ninth after pinch-hitter Stephen Drew led off with a double. "We battled the whole game", Mazara said. Andrus also had two hits for Texas. Roark ...

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Rockies Clobber Cubs for 7th Straight Win

Rockies Clobber Cubs for 7th Straight Win

Colorado starter Jeff Hoffman was outstanding with the lone run scoring on four hits and a BB over 6.1 frames that upped his record to 4-0. RHP Jeff Hoffman (4-0) picked up the victory Saturday af...

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Tottenham Hotspur: Kane late strike rescues England at Hampden

I knew if I got it round the wall it was in. They were like a heavyweight boxer and we were middleweight, which we expected. Southgate was particularly pleased that his players had shown exactly t...

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These are the victims of the London terror attack

In earlier released photographs, the jihadi's two accomplices - Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba , lie dead on the other side of the road. Butt was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan ....

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De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy squad

De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy squad

Match starts 3pm IST. "You have to understand how to finish games off, luckily we got their big strikers out early". Although a wicket didn't fall, it worked perfectly for India as they knew at...

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Kyrie Irving: Cleveland Cavaliers had no other option but to win

But last night it was the Cavs who made National Basketball Association history making 24 three pointers the most in Finals history, to lead them to a 137-116 win over the Warriors avoiding a Fina...

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Sri Lanka bowl, Mathews misses out

Sri Lanka bowl, Mathews misses out

Tahir also finished with a run out, Chris Morris picked up two wickets, and Rabada got one, bowling Lasith Malinga , who was making his first ODI appearance in nearly two years. "Tharanga pleaded gui...

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STANLEY CUP FINALS GAME 5- Nashville @ Pittsburgh

Home ice is always a factor whether regular season or not, but for some reason this year and in this specific Stanley Cup Final , it is playing a huge role. It just seemed like more . With 90 se...

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India cruise to win in easy South Africa encounter

India cruise to win in easy South Africa encounter

Runs came at a sedate pace and with both de Kock and Amla choosing not to throw caution to the wind it seemed South Africa had opted to play the waiting game. "We had a good bowling meeting", said ...

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Predators leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Predators leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

ET on NBC , when Sidney Crosby and the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins host P.K. Subban and the NASHVILLE Predators , with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. "I think we've come a...

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Bangladesh pulls a stunner against New Zealand in Champions Trophy

But their fifth-wicket partnership of 224 - Bangladesh's highest-ever one-day worldwide stand, surpassing the 178 shared by Tamim amd Mushfiqur Rahim against Pakistan at Dhaka in 2015, turned th...

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Durant's dagger three helps propel Warriors to 3-0 lead

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, be...

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