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Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

Another two races take place on Tuesday and Ainslie is upbeat his team can bounce back, despite admitting his frustrations at their misfortune on Monday. "It's pretty serious", said Ainslie, the most successful sailor in Olympic history. The other half of the semi-final was a more even affair with Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan scoring a win each, and now lie even on the points table with the prospect of and extended series in the first to five wins. Read More

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French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round Monday are seeking a first major title, so it will be the first French Open since 1977 - and first major tournament anywhere since the 1979 Australian Open - without a past Slam champion among the quarterfinalists. Read More

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Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina reach 4th round

Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina reach 4th round

He finally won with a forehand volley at the net, with Raonic near the back of the court. "It's very important for me to be in the quarter-finals one more time", said Nadal. Isner was the last USA man in the draw of 11 who entered the tournament. The 21-year-old Khachanov, the youngest man left in the field, was playing in the fourth round at a major for the first time. Read More

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Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff

So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. Local media cited older Juventus fans present as saying the panic had evoked painful memories of the 1985 Heysel disaster, in which 39 mostly Italian fans died when fans were crushed by a collapsing wall before the start of that year's European Cup final, against Liverpool . Read More

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Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters

Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters

Martic, who came through qualifying, threw away a golden chance to make the quarter-finals after leading 5-2 and 30-0 on Svitolina's serve in the deciding set. This marks Murray's seventh overall trip to the round of eight at Roland Garros. "Obviously it's a bad tragedy in London", Murray, who recorded his 650th career win, told the crowd. Read More

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'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

Matta coached at Xavier and Butler, and was an assistant at Miami and Western Carolina. Ohio State basketball declined in the number of wins in each of the last six seasons. "I'm going to say my whole focus right now, is trying to get healthy". The Buckeyes failed to reach the NCAA Tournament in his last two seasons, finishing 17-15 with a 7-11 Big Ten record. Read More

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My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

Van Gundy said Love is the X-factor for the Cavaliers, while saying defensive reserve forward Andre Igoudala is the same for the Warriors. The Cleveland Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors for the third consecutive NBA Finals . The Warriors were a pretty consistent under team (53 of 94 games overall) most of the season, but oddsmakers have adapted and the total has gone over in the Warriors' last five games. Read More

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Stanley Cup Final: Five keys to Game 3

Carrying that momentum into Nashville is task No. 1 for Pittsburgh , which will rest up and travel to Tennessee for Game 3, the Music City's first Stanley Cup Final game. The Penguins went 0-for-7 on the power play for the game, including 0-for-5 in the first two periods. The penalties didn't cost the Predators anything on the scoresheet, but they certainly did not help their cause. Read More

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Venus, Muguruza Out; French Open to Have 1st-Time Slam Champ

Venus, Muguruza Out; French Open to Have 1st-Time Slam Champ

After almost two hours, Mladenovic defeated Muguruza 6-1, 2-6, 6-3. "I don't think that they crossed the line", she said. Eloquently verbose, the emotional Mladenovic pointed out , "I love playing in front of you". Mladenovic wasted absolutely no time launching herself into the match, Before Muguruza really knew where she was or what was happening she was a double break down at 1-4 and the juggernaut was showing no signs of stopping. Read More

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Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

Fans hit the road after Nashville's victory in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals . Scoring chances are 61-41 (59.8%) for Nashville. In this era of advanced stats, a shot on goal seems like the simplest of stats. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Penguins, but they are 13-2 in the playoffs coming off a loss under Sullivan. It was as close to a must-win as you are going to find. Read More

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Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. That season marked the first time Ronaldo won the Champions League (along with United winning the Premier League title to pull the double). Two goals from superstar Cristiano Ronaldo along with strikes from Casemiro and Marco Asensio shattered the resolve of plucky Juve and ensured Real lifted the famous trophy for the 12th time. Read More

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Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Curry listened and had a spectacular night to lead Golden State to a 2-0 NBA Finals advantage with Sunday's 132-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Draymond Green had three fouls, and Curry and Klay Thompson had two each by halftime with the Warriors leading 67-64. "This past week, for whatever reason, things got worse, my symptoms got worse, and I was not able to coach" Kerr said at the time . Read More

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Real Madrid win 33rd La Liga title

Real Madrid win 33rd La Liga title

Barca's supporters unveiled a huge banner before the game in tribute to the coach, who spent eight seasons with the club as a player, in his last league match in charge before taking a sabbatical. Continuing to laud 44-year-old Zidane, Leboeuf added: "It seems that when Zinedine Zidane touches something, it becomes golden". "We have done our job by winning today but we have been up against a rival who has just been a little better than us, they are a deserving champion", he explained to ... Read More

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Arkansas rallies for 6-hour 11-10 win over Missouri State

Arkansas rallies for 6-hour 11-10 win over Missouri State

It was a game that started 70 minutes after it was scheduled and had a rain delay of an hour and 20 minutes but in the end, Arkansas found a way to extend their season. Home plate umpire Ramon Armendariz signaled for the grounds crew to come out before the bottom of the eighth, but Arkansas Coach Dave Van Horn vociferously argued that his team had to play defense in the rain in the top of the eighth. Read More

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Grant Hill Still Thinks the NBA Finals Are Going At Least Six

That was on display Sunday when he was asked to assess the job Brown did in his absence. "It just speaks volumes to who he is as a player. He's one of the greatest all time ", Brown said. So the big man settled for a 10-foot hook shot, a low-percentage look if he even got it off. Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in the opener and Love had a big day in Game 2, but starters Tristan Thompson and J.R. Read More

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Speculation linking United with massive Madrid raid fades

Speculation linking United with massive Madrid raid fades

The Spanish press has been wild with reports about a possible exit this summer, with Manchester United - thwarted in their pursuit of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann - thought to be interested. "He has grown into a much better footballer than I imagined he would". "Bale was a great athlete with a nice left foot, but he lacked confidence on the pitch and was quite a shy character". Read More

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Rain has final say after Williamson's 100 against Australia

Courtesy Josh Hazlewood and his cross-seam deliveries that made quite an impact as the pacer scalped a sensational six-wicket haul to overturn Kiwi hopes. The Black Caps chased down a mammoth 357-run target with a good 23 balls to spare. While Australia will be expected to take maximum points against Bangladesh at The Oval, history suggests Smith's side shouldn't underestimate their opponents. Read More

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Gatland unhappy with Lions schedule

The tourists have five more tour matches scheduled before their first of three test matches against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland on June 24. Meanwhile the media were quick to mock the Lions' opening effort. Slot said New Zealand's "kneejerk" reaction was predictable but nobody can judge the Lions given the short turnaround. Read More

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Champions League final: Real Madrid's Ronaldo delivers against Juventus when it matters

The Wales worldwide was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . Ronaldo played a pivotal role in Madrid's success, bringing back-to-back titles to the Spanish giants and he said afterwards that there is plenty of life and more trophies in him yet. Read More

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Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

Hartson told 5Live: "I think there will be protests if he stays". Asked if he would be preparing a presentation ahead of a board meeting on Tuesday, Wenger said: "The best presentation is to watch the game [against Chelsea]". "I believe that I just want to do well for this club and apart from that I think it's down to the board members". "Anything can happen but I have always said I feel very, very loved by the fans here and every time I have played I have shown I can play at the top ... Read More

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Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

It has been a roller coaster week for the Australian contingent at the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament where American Jason Dufner put aside a horror collapse in the third round to take out the title Sunday. "There's no sense in withdrawing today but I want the alternate to know", Mickelson said, still holding out a glimmer of hope he will be able to play. Read More

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Winning for India only thing that matters: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Yuvraj Singh, M.S. Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav , Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, R. "For me, you improve as a cricketer after every series". For us cricketers, it is about playing the game we love - that feeling never changes. From then to now, I have shown I am strong mentally. Read More

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