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Maria Sharapova opts against Wimbledon wildcard request to enter qualifying

She will then enter the qualifying stages at Wimbledon at Roehampton which will take place between June 26th and June 29th. In the statement, Sharapova also said that she is healing from the injur...

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United kids need more time admits Mourinho

I think what happened if I did feel exhausted, it would be maybe we'd lost a couple of games and you started to feel sorry for yourself, and that would last a nano-minute. Retired Scottish footballer ...

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Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years

Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years

This is the most attractive season in club history with a Champions League semi-final, a League Cup final and this Ligue 1 title. Monaco's season finale comes Saturday at Rennes. Saint-Etienne held ...

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Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

Knowing they needed at least three goals to get back from their 3-0 first leg defeat, Atletico proposed an aggressive affair and Danilo and Stefan Savic were booked in the first five minutes. Howeve...

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Ross Barkley surprise target for Antonio Conte

Ross Barkley surprise target for Antonio Conte

I'm not anxious because I want to work with players who like to stay at Everton, it's not about his decision, we will go on, we're looking at players in his position. If there is interest in him then ...

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Rome Masters Djokovic starts with Rome win, Sharapova snubbed

The home favourite was inspired before the fans in Rome to consign world number one Murray to another concerning loss in the last 32 of the final tournament before the French Open begins on May 28. In...

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Downpour halts Djokovic-Del Potro quarter-final

Downpour halts Djokovic-Del Potro quarter-final

Fognini, who failed once again to make it past the third round of his home tournament, had defeated British world No 1 Andy Murray on Tuesday evening to hinder the prospects of the three-time major vi...

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Novak Djokovic maintains impressive run at Italian Open

The four-time champion edged past local player Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets (6-4, 6-4) in his R16 match yesterday to continue his quest to hit peak form after parting ways with his coachin...

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LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2

LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2

He threw only five first-pitch balls all night, keeping the Rockies - who had just knocked Twins ace Ervin Santana around in Game 1 - off balance. The Colorado Rockies were shut out by the Twins 2...

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Djokovic beats Bautista Agut to reach Italian Open QFs

Djokovic beats Bautista Agut to reach Italian Open QFs

Djokovic, a four-time champion in Rome, will meet either Pablo Carreno Busta or Roberto Bautista Agut next. This is something unheard of, and hence Djokovic will be desperate to win the ongoing Rome...

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Djokovic and Nadal progress

Djokovic and Nadal progress

Fognini, who failed once again to make it past the third round of his home tournament, had defeated British world No 1 Andy Murray on Tuesday evening to hinder the prospects of the three-time major vi...

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Adrian extends West Ham stay

Adrian extends West Ham stay

The former Everton keeper is experienced and reliable, but he is not a huge improvement on the players that West Ham already possess. West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has hinted that Irish defender...

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Sanchez Shines As Arsenal See Off Sunderland

Sanchez Shines As Arsenal See Off Sunderland

Alexis Sanchez's brace means Arsenal could yet secure a top-four finish by beating Everton at home on Sunday. Arsenal are on a run of five Premier League wins in six matches and have closed the ga...

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LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

He and his Cavs have swept Horford's teams three times , with Horford missing Game 2 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals due to injury. Fighters have mixed feelings about McGregor boutStephen A...

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Big man leads Celtics to big win in series decider

Kelly Olynyk has stepped up in a big way for the Boston Celtics, putting together a career-best performance to lead his team to a thrilling game seven victory over the Washington Wizards. Wall did ha...

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Watford Manager Walter Mazzarri to Leave At End of Season

Watford Manager Walter Mazzarri to Leave At End of Season

Now I would like to go to Spain, Portugal or any other destination that motivates me. "I want to thank him again and the players for giving 200%". Claudio Ranieri is the hot favourite with bookmak...

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US racer Hayden still in

US racer Hayden still in "extremely critical" condition

A morning bulletin from the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena where Hayden has been taken confirmed he remained in intensive care and that there had been no change in his condition. He has been joined by hi...

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With Michael Bisping Sidelined, UFC May Make Interim Title Fight

With Michael Bisping Sidelined, UFC May Make Interim Title Fight

UFC president Dana White says middleweight world champion Michael Bisping will not wait for a title defence against Georges St-Pierre and that Yoel Romero is now being lined up for a title shot. The...

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Ladarius Green Released by Steelers After 1 Season Due to Failed Physical

Ladarius Green Released by Steelers After 1 Season Due to Failed Physical

He appeared in 181 regular-season and 15 postseason games with the team while helping the Steelers win two Super Bowls and appear in another. "At his introductory news conference in Pittsburgh a...

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Jay Howard tops speed chart on day four of Indy 500 practice

Many within the sport also are suggesting Alonso could come back to Scuderia Ferrari, though he also has been linked to a return to Renault Sport F1 Team, with which he won his two world championships...

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Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA playoffs 10-0

They are 10-0 in the playoffs this year and could match the best start in National Basketball Association playoff history with a victory in game three Saturday at San Antonio . We know they're probab...

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Arsene Wenger never stopped believing in character of his Arsenal team

But now we have three games and we have to give everything, like we did today, to try and get everything out of all the games. Giroud settled the contest with a late header and Wenger admitted the f...

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Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

But Always Dreaming is not Super Saver, and he is a Derby victor who appears to have plenty going for him in Baltimore . Odds will fluctuate up to the start of the race, scheduled for 6:48 p.m. G...

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Paul Pierce says Celtics should trade No. 1 overall pick

Paul Pierce says Celtics should trade No. 1 overall pick

As fate would have it, the Suns droped out of the top three as Phoenix landed the fourth pick in the NBA Draft. "I know a lot of people are bummed out about the result". First of all, you have to ...

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Spurs still fighting, says Pochettino after crushing West Ham loss

Spurs still fighting, says Pochettino after crushing West Ham loss

Tottenham's Vincent Janssen, top, jumps over West Ham's goalkeeper Adrian during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium in Lon...

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Mutko agrees Isinbayeva should leave anti-doping agency

Mutko agrees Isinbayeva should leave anti-doping agency

Even WADA secretary general Olivier Niggli was uncertain how many worldwide federations would sign up, with many IFs expected to stay within national anti-doping programmes. "I don't foresee a lot of ...

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Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha sets sights higher than Aberdeen next season

Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha sets sights higher than Aberdeen next season

Let us know below... "I'm struggling to see what good Pedro thought would come of his comments". Aberdeen came to Ibrox with a point to prove after everything that was said in the build-up and t...

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Oblak to replace De Gea?

Oblak to replace De Gea?

Romero, 30, has next season plus the option for a further year on his current contract. Within days of the move breaking down, De Gea committed his long term future to the club. "And now with the co...

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Man Utd fans react to Spurs defeat outside White Hart Lane

United were flattered by the 2-1 scoreline as Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane put the hosts in control before Wayne Rooney set up a nervy finish for the hosts. Tottenham locked down second place by beat...

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Jones excited by WC draw

Ireland's bumper draw of Scotland and Japan in Pool A was summed up perfectly by the snap reaction of Jamie Heaslip, the Leinster number eight's instinctive fist-pump underscoring their hugely ag...

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Paul Pierce says the Celtics should trade the No. 1 overall pick

Paul Pierce says the Celtics should trade the No. 1 overall pick

Yes, the Celtics remain in the final four of the playoffs this season - pending three more LeBron tours de force - but their big plans are for next season, when they are poised to complete a painsta...

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Bibiana Steinhaus becomes first female referee in Bundesliga history

Bibiana Steinhaus becomes first female referee in Bundesliga history

Steinhaus , who also officiated the 2015 women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan, isn't just breaking the glass ceiling in Germany, but it appears in all of European top-flight soc...

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Champions Chelsea target Premier League wins record

And Luiz knows Chelsea must maintain momentum. "It wasn't easy for me to arrive in England and try different habits, a different language and inherit players after a bad season", Conte said . It ...

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Stanley Cup playoffs: Josi's late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead

Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle said after the game he believes the Predators' shot total was inflated in their 2-1 win. The Predators took another lead when Forsberg converted a rebound of a breakaw...

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Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

He said: "We perhaps need to work a little more on the training sessions because the penalties have been very important". "We need two top goalkeepers and a top young goalkeeper and this is what we...

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Sheffield Wednesday frustrate Huddersfield in Championship play-off semi-final

Nonetheless, the Leeds fans were clearly backing Wednesday during the match as they were critical of the Terriers for not selling out their home tickets. He said: "I think the games (against Wednes...

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Mourinho reiterates Europa League defeat would not make Man Utd´s season bad

Mourinho reiterates Europa League defeat would not make Man Utd´s season bad

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho attacked the Premier League on Wednesday, accusing them messing of with his team's chances of winning the Europa League. A victory means he will have won two major...

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Steelers Release TE Ladarius Green, Sign Terrell Watson

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that Green would be back in 2017, before he failed the physical. The fact that Green was released came as a mild surpris...

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Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

The ping-pong balls went, as expected , down Boston Celtics' way. Although they haven't yet ruled out auditioning for other teams closer to the 2017 NBA Draft , Shelburne's source made it clear that...

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has words of advice for Leigh Griffiths

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has words of advice for Leigh Griffiths

We say were, because Celtic's 100th goal of the season was scored after 18th minutes courtesy of a Leigh Griffiths penalty. James Forrest, deputising for Sinclair on the left of Celtic's attack, looke...

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