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If Halep wins the title, she will overtake Angelique Kerber as the new world number one. This was the prediction of former two-time Grand Slam champion Mary Pierce, who was speaking to Singapore media by phone from Paris on Thursday evening (8 June), on the same day when the French Open women's semi-finals will be played.
  • Tottenham forward Kane aspires to win Ballon d'Or

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    And now he has set his sights on improving on the global stage. The Spurs striker is expected to lead the line for England when they take on Scotland in their World Cup Qualifier on Saturday, live on Sky Sports 1 HD , and knows reaching Russian Federation 2018 is vital for his own personal objectives.
  • Champions Trophy: Australia suffer heartbreak, match against Bangladesh abandoned

    Champions Trophy: Australia suffer heartbreak, match against Bangladesh abandoned

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    Australia reached 83-1 to close to within 100 runs of a comfortable victory over Bangladesh , only for bad weather to abandon play and force them to settle for a point. The Australian fast bowler missed a chance for a hat- trick as he took three wickets in four balls. It seemed like the rest of the side subdued against Australian bowling attack and were decimated to a paltry total.
  • Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking loss

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    They don't summarize the historic swing in this game, from just another case of home teams holding serve to the Warriors capturing their record-setting 15th consecutive victory in the postseason, on the brink of completing the first 16-0 playoff run in National Basketball Association history.
  • Georges St-Pierre Thinks a Fight With Michael Bisping Could Still Happen

    Georges St-Pierre Thinks a Fight With Michael Bisping Could Still Happen

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    According to St-Pierre, his conversation with White also included his argument about why the fight made sense as he looks to return to the Octagon for the first time in four years. And I want that to be in London or Manchester, in the UK. "After the conversation I had with him, because the problem I have with Dana is my mistake", he said.
  • Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

    Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

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    Cleveland , determined not to watch the Warriors celebrate a championship on their home court for the second time in three seasons, came out flying with a record 86 points in the first half to lead by 18. "We understand who they have on their team and what they're about and how established they are, but I think that in those three losses we lost track of who we were at the time".
  • América y Deportivo Cali, otra semifinal sin goles en el torneo colombiano

    América y Deportivo Cali, otra semifinal sin goles en el torneo colombiano

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    América mereció un poco más ante un Cali que aguantó con 10 durante 32 minutos. América con Santiago Silva, a quien incluso en el primer tiempo le anularon un gol por fuera de lugar. Las oportunidades más claras, que no fueron muchas, se dieron en la primera parte. Los compromisos de vuelta se llevarán a cabo el próximo domingo 11 de junio.
  • KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs

    KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs

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    They will again have to rewrite the record books if they can recover this position, but with the Warriors seeking revenge for previous year that will be some ask. It would have been understandable if James had been dour given that his hopes to win a fourth title and second straight with Cleveland evaporated in the closing minutes of Game 3 .
  • Semi-finalist Bacsinszky wants birthday to remember

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    Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbia's Ana Ivanovic , and the first to play in a Grand Slam semi-final since American Madison Keys at the 2015 US Open. If the weather gods tried to assist Mladenovic in one way, in another way they did not. Thiem defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.
  • Lionel Messi's Argentina defeat Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

    Lionel Messi's Argentina defeat Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

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    Argentina turned to Sampaoli last month after just one season at Sevilla and he would have been encouraged by his first game in charge. Star Juventus duo Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain , who played in Sunday's UEFA Champions League final loss to Real Madrid, trained along with six Argentina-based players who were last to join the squad.
  • Gunathilaka, Mendis power Sri Lanka to a good win over India

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    Mathews cracked an unbeaten 52 off 45 balls and Gunaratne 34 off 21 to cap the most successful run chase in the 44-year history of ODIs at The Oval . Instead, Gunathilaka and Mendis put on a partnership of 159, riding their luck at times, but also with smart and subtle batting that confounded India's bowlers.
  • Cavs stunning Warriors at half

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    But glad I was able to knock that down. I'm sorry I didn't go for 102. Well, at least that's how Draymond Green feels. "Not many people are taking that shot. And when LeBron James isn't in the game, you may well be over-matched, but you can't let that many points come off the board. The Warriors (67-15) are also hoping to redeem an NBA Finals collapse from last season, losing to the Cavaliers after building a 3-1 lead.
  • Tottenham star Harry Kane ready for England captaincy

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    Centre-half Charlie Mulgrew admitted as much this week, describing Scotland as "massive underdogs" against the Auld Enemy. "It's going to be well used tomorrow, we've got to use what we're good at", he said. Scotland, meanwhile, are in fourth place , with seven points from their first five games in the campaign. "We go into games expecting to do well".
  • Cavaliers 'highly agitated' about Stephen Curry squat

    Cavaliers 'highly agitated' about Stephen Curry squat

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    As you can see, Stein expertly pivoted to ask Curry, an avid golfer , about his other sport. Earlier in the series, Durant said he'd be willing to take less money in order to keep the Warriors' core intact (Iguodala and veteran point guard Shaun Livingston ) - making it a much easier time for the front office to offer their two unrestricted free agents enough money to entice them to stay home.
  • Moyes fined for 'slap' comment at female reporter

    Moyes fined for 'slap' comment at female reporter

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    The FA deemed the former Black Cats boss's remarks were improper/or threatening and/or brought the game into disrepute. The man that was once tabbed to be Sir Alex Ferguson's successor at Manchester United resigned from his post at newly-relegated Sunderland last month, and now he's in some hot water for another reason.
  • Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

    Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

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    He waved his arms in frustration at an official after being called for fouling Kevin Love and was hit with the tech, which would have triggered an automatic ejection. Asked about the officiating overall, Kerr said, "Nice try". So then I thought the second one Draymond was going to get kicked out, but they explained the first one was on me.
  • Herrera y lesión de Bravo:

    Herrera y lesión de Bravo: "Lo principal es que se mejore"

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    Además, anticipó lo que espera de la escuadra nacional en la próxima Copa Confederaciones . Tras el duelo, Herrera indicó que "uno queda con un dejo de tranquilidad siempre". " El equipo ha demostrado que puede pelear con cualquiera y este campeonato no será la excepción ", finalizó. "Tengo los pies en la tierra y espero afrontar todo lo que viene de la mejor forma", agregó.
  • Milos Raonic falls, Djokovic and others advance at French Open

    Milos Raonic falls, Djokovic and others advance at French Open

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    World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . Djokovic now meets No. 6 Dominic Thiem , a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 victor over Horacio Zeballos. "It's unfortunate to finish at Roland Garros the way I did today". Despite being the favourite, Nadal will be wary going into the game against his compatriot with the victor awaiting a clash with either Novak Djokovic or Thiem who play in the other men's singles quarter-final of the day.
  • Muguruza breaks down in tears, blasts 'disrespectful' French Open crowd

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    After a strong fight, the Spaniard Muguruza was eliminated in three sets against the home favourite - 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 - and later complained about the conduct of the partisan French crowd. Mladenovic, 24, will now face Venus Williams or Timea Bacsinzky in the last eight. Wozniacki said adapting her stokes to clay is part of her progress into week two.
  • Policía británica identifica al tercer terrorista del ataque en Londres

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    La policía británica identificó este martes como Youssef Zaghba como el tercer autor del atentado de Londres de este sábado, que dejó como resultado la muerte de siete personas. Butt , al que sus vecinos señalaron como el atacante que llevaba un falso chaleco suicida, apareció el año pasado en el documental del canal británico Channel 4 titulado "The Jihadist Next Door".
  • Inter de Milán anuncia que Luciano Spalletti será el DT

    Inter de Milán anuncia que Luciano Spalletti será el DT

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    Inter de Italia presentó hoy de manera oficial, en su cuenta de la red social Twitter, a Luciano Spalletti como nuevo entrenador de su plantel de cara al inicio de la temporada 2017/2018. Y es que el pésimo rendimiento del cuadro lombardo, que se quedó sin competencias europeas para la próxima temporada luego de terminar la Serie A en la séptima posición; también alcanzó al Pitbull y su futuro en el equipo.
  • Sampaoli paró a sus primeros once para el viernes

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    Sampaoli reconoció que lo positivo de esta gira estará en la transmisión de su idea a los jugadores a pesar de las dificultades que esto implica, entre ellas el poco tiempo de trabajo con el plantel convocado. Mauro Icardi , delantero del Inter de Milán, siguió trabajando a parte del grupo realizando ejercicios diferenciados con el kinesiólogo Luis García.
  • Fuglsang wins thrilling stage 6 at Criterium; Porte leads

    Fuglsang wins thrilling stage 6 at Criterium; Porte leads

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    Winning a time trial probably gives even more confidence. "I worked a bit too hard in the last kilometer to chase down Fuglsang, and I started my sprint from way too far out". Stage victor Australia's Richie Porte celebrates on the podium after winning a 23,5km individual time-trial, the fourth stage of the 69th edition of the Criterium du Dauphine.
  • Golden State Warriors play for record-breaking win

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    Curry and Durant knocked down two free throws each as the Cavaliers failed to intentionally foul the Warriors' worse shooters, and the game was down. With the Warriors at the doorstep of capturing a title, Durant seems ready to break the door down. One more victory and they clinch their second title in three years.
  • Sidney Crosby involved in water bottle incident during Game 5

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    Hainsey turned Nashville's James Neal inside out in Pittsburgh's end after the former Penguin whiffed on a big-hit attempt, then headed up ice and eventually finished off a feed from Malkin for a 6-0 lead at 16:40 of the second. "I'm not breaking earth-shattering news: The NBA Playoffs have not been very good". The Penguins lead the series 3-2. He allowed three goals on nine shots in the first period.
  • Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

    Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

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    The world and his wife wrote Arsenal off before kickoff, but it was the north London club who emerged victorious over Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday. An announcement is expected on Wednesday or Thursday. Ramsey was clearly offside during that passage of play , and he did appear to have impeded Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois' view.
  • Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

    Draymond Green calls Cavaliers fans 'just rude' after mother's altercation

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    In a twitter response Thursday morning, Babers-Green said that every thing is okay as people apologized. The fans here are just rude . "My mom can hold her own, though", Green continued. As is the case in most cities, Cavaliers fans often save their loudest boos for Green over the past few seasons. His physical play and fiery attitude tends to irritate fans on opposing teams.
  • NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers Game 4 preview, updates

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    Watch the game across the TSN Network at 9pm et/6pm pt . What's happened is the Warriors look like a team that could rule the league for many years. "It took a while for it to kind of reveal itself consistently as the regular season went on", said Warriors guard Stephen Curry . He still led the Warriors in scoring during the 2016 finals with 22.6 points a game, but averaged just 3.7 assists and never played with the joy he had in the previous two seasons.
  • Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

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    However, Wawrinka quickly hit back, breaking first again for 4-3 in the second set and again in the ninth game to level the semi-final, running around a second serve to bury a forehand victor. Murray won the first set 7-6 (6). The men's semi-finals were the hottest ticket in town on Friday, so much so that women's finalist Simona Halep seemingly could not get a seat on Court Philippe Chatrier.
  • FINALS: Warriors Stun Cavs With Late Comeback Win

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    Points he scored in the Warriors' late 11-0 run, the biggest of them a three-pointer with 45 seconds left to put Golden State ahead at 114-113. "He took over", said Warriors head coach Steve Kerr . The Cavs put on a fearless face Thursday, a day after giving the Warriors their absolute best shot in every way but still lost, 118-113, in Game 3 .
  • Chelsea Target Leonardo Bonucci Denies Juventus Exit Talk

    Chelsea Target Leonardo Bonucci Denies Juventus Exit Talk

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    The report claims Chelsea are considering a €55million offer for the defender, though Juve president Andrea Agnelli is going to turn it down, unless Bonucci himself asks to leave. Bonucci has also declared his intent to stay at Juventus many times, including when he signed a brand new long-term contract in December, and again after his little bit of a public row with head coach Max Allegri, who recently signed a brand new deal with The Old Lady as well.
  • Fitness key to Andy Murray revival, says coach Ivan Lendl

    Fitness key to Andy Murray revival, says coach Ivan Lendl

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    Djokovic does not traditionally play a warm-up between the grand slams at Roland Garros and SW19 and has hinted he will take time away from the practice court in order to recharge his batteries. Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is among them, saying: " Dominic Thiem is a guy who is going to win the French Open . And at the US Open, I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in my professional tennis career.
  • 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

    3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program

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    The governing body of weightlifting (IWF) has been warned that the sport risks exclusion from the 2024 Olympic Games if it does not provide a "satisfactory" report about how it is dealing with doping by December. The event includes teams of four - two men and two women - who each complete a short-course triathlon (300m swim, 8km bike, 2km run) before tagging off to their teammate to take over.
  • Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia

    Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia

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    Earlier this year, it had beaten San Marino in a friendly for its first win after 86 consecutive matches. Less than a week since he also scored a brace to help Real Madrid win the Champions League at the expense of Juventus , the 32-year-old was at it again.
  • Nadal wins 1st set of semifinal against Thiem

    Nadal wins 1st set of semifinal against Thiem

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    A third consecutive break for Wawrinka earned him a 2-0 lead in the third set as Murray's frustration grew. In contrast to the third set, which included five breaks of serve, neither player faced a break point in the fourth. Open - are printed on the back of his shoes, above the words "Stan" on his left and "The Man" on his right. When he faces nine-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain or No.
  • Crystal Palace ran away with the political tweet of the day award

    Crystal Palace ran away with the political tweet of the day award

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    With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's election, a wounded May signalled on Friday that she would fight on. In the aftermath of one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, politicians and commentators called her decision to hold the election a colossal mistake and derided her performance on the campaign trail.
  • March Madness hero Luke Maye uninjured after flipping vehicle

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    Charlotte native and University of North Carolina basketball star Luke Maye was involved in a crash on Interstate 85 Thursday near Lexington where his vehicle flipped several times. His mother said he crawled out of his Ford Expedition, which was flipped on its roof, and walked away fine. He averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds per game last season.