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Portugal's determination key to victory over Latvia, claims Santos

Portugal's determination key to victory over Latvia, claims Santos

Earlier this year, it had beaten San Marino in a friendly for its first win after 86 consecutive matches. As a result, the Portuguese were able to keep pressure on Group B leaders Switzerland who top the table with 18 points. According to our predictions based on the recent performance and the past stats, Portugal will win tonight by 2-0. Switzerland comfortably defeated Faeroe Islands for its sixth win in a row. Read More

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Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

Magic Johnson has said that his Lakers would probably have even done it in a sweep. They are 15-0 and will trying to finish the NBA's first flawless postseason with a victory over Cleveland on Friday in Game 4. Durant led the Warriors with 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting, including a four-for-seven mark from three-point range. "And they're playing like one of the best teams once again, and obviously this team is built to be able to do that with the talent that they have". Read More

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Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

The fourth set went with serve, Wawrinka always just ahead, but the Swiss played a superb tiebreak, winning a brutal rally at 4-3, then capitalising on a rare Murray error before walloping away a forehand return victor. The pair had already been on court for three hours. Murray leads their head-to-head series 10-7, including a four-set victory in last year's French Open semifinals. Read More

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Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

In the quarterfinals, Nadal will face Pablo Carreno Busta, while Djokovic meets Dominic Thiem. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta get medical attention during his quarterfinal match against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Read More

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Unpredictable Pakistan can't be written off, says Shahid Afridi

Unpredictable Pakistan can't be written off, says Shahid Afridi

Pakistan had lost to India in their opening match on Sunday, suffering a crushing 124-run defeat as they chased a rain-revised target. Just three days after suffering a humiliating 124-run defeat by title-holders India , with former skipper Shahid Afridi among those slamming a "clueless" display, Pakistan's return saw them make a mockery of the rankings which had them bottom and South Africa top in this eight-team one-day global tournament. Read More

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LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

Cleveland , who suffered a pair of lopsided losses to open the series, looked like they were about to finally beat the Warriors after leading the game for much of the second half. After Golden State went up, Irving missed a 3 from his favorite spot on the right side and the Warriors closed it out with four free throws in the final 12.9 seconds before celebrating briefly on the floor and then charging down the hallway to their locker room. Read More

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Match against India is just another game: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali

All the top seven batsmen barring Mushfiqur Rahim failed to reach double digits and it was young guns Mehedi Hasan Miraz (24) and Sunzamul Islam (18) who saved their team from an even bigger embarrassment. He has practised today so we are hoping that by the time the first match comes he will be able to play, " he added. Mashrafe Mortaza would want his boys to show some teeth in the tournament opener after suffering a 240-run loss against India in their second warm-up match . Read More

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Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Is the best team ever assembled so how can't if you look if you are born is the best team ever assembled how can that affect LeBron James is legacy. The Cavs survived despite getting zero points from Tristan Thompson . Warriors coach Steve Kerr , who played for a couple dynasties himself with the Chicago Bulls and Spurs, was on the 72-win Chicago team in 1996 that built a 3-0 lead over the Seattle SuperSonics in the Finals. Read More

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Conor McGregor Made A Lot of Money In 2016

Kohli's net worth in 2017 is now estimated at $22 million (₹141.3 crore) making him the highest paid athlete in the country and the highest paid Indian cricketer in the world. Hamilton has two of his F1 colleagues on the Forbes list, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sitting 14th and Fernando Alonso climbing to 20th. And the Tennis star Roger Federer who has the estimated worth of US$64 million and the Golden State Warriors guard Kevin Durant who has the estimated worth US$60.6 million ... Read More

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Wawrinka fights back to reach French final

He will face Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. Spain's Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland will contest the men's singles final at the French Open following semi-final victories today. Through six matches, Nadal has yet to drop a set and has lost only 29 games - just two games off the Open Era record for fewest games dropped into a Grand Slam final. Read More

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French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One

French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One

Muguruza defeated Serena Williams to win her maiden Grand Slam a year ago, but the 23-year-old needs to return to the final to stay in the world's top 10. It's rare that someone gets the better of Novak Djokovic on a tennis court, let alone make him smile, but Marcel Granollers managed to do just that in his first round loss at the French Open . Read More

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Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors

Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors

It's weird how human evolution goes reverse in sports. Recently, retired players have come out of the woodworks to claim their teams in their prime could beat the Warriors. The players are more skilled and athletic, the rules are different, the pace of the game is faster. "The hypothetical game is never one I've played and I don't want to be in that situation where you have to argue that", Curry said. Read More

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti

The Red Devils have made signing Morata a priority in the last fortnight since cooling interest in Atletico Madrid ace Antoine Griezmann and had an initial £52m bid rejected for the striker. Morata himself has always been very receptive to a move to England, and was apparently keen on a move to Chelsea to link up with Antonio Conte once again last summer, a move that never materialised when Zinedine Zidane chose to keep him at the Bernabeu. Read More

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Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

This is all so new to her and she seemed as surprised as anyone to be where she is. "I mean, when I came here", Ostapenko said, her words spilling out with nary a pause in between, "of course I didn't expect I would be in the final". Serve tosses were an adventure. Gale-force winds buffeted the two women early on, and they exchanged breaks as the red dust hurtled around the court. Read More

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Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

Wawrinka's fitness proved the difference as the 32-year-old from Switzerland dominated a worn out Murray in the final set at Paris . Nadal demolished Austrian pretender and sixth seed Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 to return to the final at Roland Garros for the first time since the last of his nine titles in 2014. Read More

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Nadal targets 10th French Open title against Wawrinka

The British world number one lost seven games in a row from leading 3-2 in the second set, having snatched the opener in a tense tiebreak, and though he recovered to move two sets to one ahead, Wawrinka roared back to claim victory. He deflected overheads. In sum, Murray generally made Wawrinka work so hard to get any shot past him. Wawrinka took advantage of a clearly tiring Murray to go 5-0 up and, though he did not succeed in dishing out a bagel, his charge could not be halted as he ... Read More

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Man United raise bid for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata to €70m

He is understood to have informed Madrid's general director, Jose Angel Sanchez, that the player who scored 20 goals in all competitions last season has made a decision to leave the club in search of regular first-team football. Alejandro Moreno believes neither Alvaro Morata nor James Rodriguez will be at Real Madrid next season. Manchester United have confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is leaving the club after naming the striker among their released players. Read More

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Stan Wawrinka tops Andy Murray in semis

Stan Wawrinka tops Andy Murray in semis

He departed this time with a surprisingly lopsided, 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0, quarterfinal loss to sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria Wednesday which left everyone, including Djokovic , pondering the answers to hard questions. "Today he did not play very well". According to three-time Roland Garros champion Mats Wilander, Murray will have his work cut out for him. It remained on serve until a dramatic tie-break, where the Scot eventually prevailed thanks to some spectacular trademark ... Read More

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Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?

Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. "It's probably the most , most firepower I've played in my career", said James. The Golden State Warriors are on the brink of winning the National Basketball Association finals with an unprecedented ideal record after a late comeback victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers gave them a 3-0 series lead. Read More

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GB bow out of America's Cup

Just a few seconds into the fourth America's Cup semifinal match-up between the two teams, Team NZ's catamaran rose up and fell forwards, leaving some crew members in the water and others suspended precariously above it. “Everyone saw not only an improved boat but a much needed improved performance from us as sailors.”. “I felt as though there was enough room and I was a little surprised we got the penalty, ” Barker said. Read More

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Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Spanier did not report an allegation made against Sandusky in 2001 that the former Penn State defensive coordinator had molested boys. Former university president Graham Spanier , Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were all convicted of child endangerment in the wake of the scandal surrounding the convicted serial child molester, who is now serving 30 to 60 years in prison. Read More

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Ex-Swansea, Leeds boss Garry Monk is Middlesbrough's new boss

Ex-Swansea, Leeds boss Garry Monk is Middlesbrough's new boss

Steve Gibson also believes that Garry Monk possesses a great temperament. Monk is said to have also spoken to Sunderland about replacing David Moyes, as well as holding a meeting with Boro officials this week. A late loss of form, resulting in one victory from United's final eight matches, saw his squad surrendered a play-off position and Monk's final fixture in charge was a 1-1 draw at Wigan Athletic on May 7. Read More

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Mets to activate Yoenis Cespedes from disabled list on Saturday

Mets to activate Yoenis Cespedes from disabled list on Saturday

Things will be interesting once he returns in full, however, as Michael Conforto has played extremely well in his absence, which likely means Curtis Granderson would be moved into a bench role moving forward. Don't look now: The 25-32 Mets are about to embark on an immensely rough stretch of their schedule that could decide the course of their season. Yoenis Cespedes made his first rehab start since a setback over a week ago. Read More

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Stan Wawrinka, Rafael Nadal to square off in French Open final

Stan Wawrinka, Rafael Nadal to square off in French Open final

In the meantime, I played a very solid game. "It will be a super hard final and I will need to play at my very best". Trailing two sets to one, Wawrinka recovered to win the fourth set in a tie-breaker and level the match. However, that just prolonged the inevitable as Wawrinka broke again to take the set 6-1. If I don't play well, I will be out of the tournament. He also leads their FedEx ATP Head2Head series 15-3 and is 5-1 against Wawrinka on clay. Read More

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NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

Watch the game across the TSN Network at 9pm et/6pm pt . "To find a way to win was an incredible accomplishment and set us up for hopefully a great night Friday where we can back it up", Curry said . "Doesn't really matter what, how we got there". Golden State and Cleveland have now played five games this season, including the regular season. Durant is the Finals MVP, without a doubt. Read More

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CT2017: Australia face England in do-or-die clash

He said: "They are quite predictable, they don't like to change a lot and, from our aspect, we know that and we can play on it". On the other hand, the hosts are comfortably in the semi-finals and will have nothing to lose in the tie. Sri Lanka were in the middle of a superb run chase at The Oval but out of the box improvisations had been infrequent. After watching yesterday's clash, we have come up with 5 reasons why India, despite batting phenomenally well, lost the game. Read More

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Halep, Ostapenko eye maiden slam

Halep, Ostapenko eye maiden slam

Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to reach the French Open final after battling past Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky in the semi-finals. In one corner is Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko , whose dream run at Roland Garros has culminated in her becoming the youngest Grand Slam finalist since Caroline Wozniacki at the 2009 US Open and the youngest French Open finalist since Ana Ivanovic a decade ago. Read More

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Sweden take advantage of Hugo Lloris blunder to beat France

Sweden take advantage of Hugo Lloris blunder to beat France

Paul Pogba went close to handing France the lead 10 minutes into the second half, but his strike from the edge of the area sailed narrowly wide of the upright. Veteran midfielder Wesley Sneijder - making a record 131st global appearance on his 33rd birthday - slotted in a second after 35 minutes. Switzerland and Portugal will play the first place of the group, which qualifies directly for Russia-2018, and the second will have settle for a playoff. Read More

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Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

It leaves Australia's chances of progress hanging in the balance after their first game against New Zealand was also halted by rain while Bangladesh stay in contention, just, despite their opening loss to England . He finished with 4-29 from 8.3 overs. I was happy to keep batting through the rain. "If we take a step back, then we've already lost the game before stepping out there". Read More

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