• Rafael Nadal's record run is ended by Dominic Thiem
Rafael Nadal's record run is ended by Dominic Thiem

I was not under control of the point [for most of] the match . This is the reality of this year. "Five months without playing in a tournament means that I can not be No 1". "I think it has just been a match where he was better than me, same as a few weeks ago I was better than him". It was very important I went in with a positive attitude, wit...

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  • IPL 11, Match 46 - Chennai v Hyderabad
IPL 11, Match 46 - Chennai v Hyderabad

After defending a string of low totals in their previous contests, SRH finally had a target to chase down against Delhi, and did so successfully for their highest run chase this season. WICKET! Bravo strikes and breaks the 123-run stand between Dhawan and Williamson. His spell not only puts the shackles on the scoring rate but gave others a conf...

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  • De Gea Is Premier League's Safest Hands
De Gea Is Premier League's Safest Hands

Meulensteen was on Sir Alex Ferguson's coaching staff when Manchester United signed De Gea in 2012 and he clearly remembers his early struggles to get used to English football . 'It is about clean sheets and they are about the team. The Spaniard custodian joined the Red Devils in 2011 and has gone on to make over 300 appearances since then, ov...

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  • Neymar hints at PSG stay as Real Madrid rumours rumble on
Neymar hints at PSG stay as Real Madrid rumours rumble on

Neymar explained how proud he was to have played for Barcelona, despite his acrimonious exit for PSG last summer in a €222 million move. Neymar has previously said he expects to be fit for Brazil's World Cup opener against Switzerland on June 17 but he has now expressed doubts over his mental state following the injury.

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  • Leo makes history as Leinster clinch European Champions cup
Leo makes history as Leinster clinch European Champions cup

But it wasn't to be enough. Three penalties from Sexton had helped Leo Cullen's men keep pace with Racing throughout the game's first 70 minutes, but as it hurtled towards its final stages it was New Zealander Isa Nacewa who made all the difference.

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  • JD Martinez Lifts Red Sox Past Blue Jays
JD Martinez Lifts Red Sox Past Blue Jays

The Red Sox got all the runs they needed in the third inning. Martinez homered and had three RBIs, Mookie Betts had two hits and made a sensational diving catch, and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Sunday. "I like the mound", Price said. "Under control. Nobody panicked". "It has been a rough start for the rotation, no doubt"...

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  • Michael Gove: May's Brexit trade fix is flawed and untested
Michael Gove: May's Brexit trade fix is flawed and untested

It is one of two post-Brexit trade options under consideration by the Cabinet, with the other - dubbed "maximum facilitation", or "max fac" - seeing the United Kingdom relying on technology to streamline customs processes with the EU. "Any agreements must create as little friction as possible for trade", she said, adding: "We must not constrain our...

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  • Pakistan Enforce Follow-on for the First Time in 16 Years
Pakistan Enforce Follow-on for the First Time in 16 Years

Mohammad Abbas took 4-44 as Ireland were bowled out for 130. Ireland's first Test innings got off to a bad start, Abbas trapping Ed Joyce and Andy Balbirnie leg before and Amir removing captain William Porterfield's off stump to leave them 5-3 at lunch.

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  • Neil Lennon heads towards Rangers support to celebrate equaliser
Neil Lennon heads towards Rangers support to celebrate equaliser

Florian Kamberi, with a penalty, Scott Allan and Maclaren all struck before the 20-minute mark to get Easter Road rocking, before James Tavernier and Jordan Rossiter made it 3-2 in the space of two minutes. An absolutely insane match ensued in the capital and the Gers were somehow held to a stunning 5-5 draw with Neil Lennon's men - but Dallas ...

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  • Michael Carrick Given Guard Of Honour In Final Career Game
Michael Carrick Given Guard Of Honour In Final Career Game

I look forward to learning off him, he is one of the very best. He's one of the best. "I'm not as sad as I normally am when my players end their careers because he is going to be with us and even closer to me than he was as a player". I am going to have assistant coaches, I am going to have fitness coaches and a structure where they are specialis...

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  • Mariners 2B Cano fractures hand on HBP
Mariners 2B Cano fractures hand on HBP

Cano was hit in the third inning against the Detroit Tigers by an 88 miles per hour fastball from Tigers left-hander Blaine Hardy . Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais and a trainer exited the dugout to help him before they eventually aided Cano off of the field.

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  • Tiger takes up Mickelson challenge in Players pairing
Tiger takes up Mickelson challenge in Players pairing

After a 346 yard drive on the 523-yard par-5 16th, Tiger Woods chipped his third shot to 6 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. After playing his first 13 holes in even par, the 47-year-old's day started to unravel beginning on the par-4 14th, where he almost pushed his tee shot into the water left, laid up sort of the green, ...

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  • IPL 2018: Evin Lewis gives Mumbai Indians opening boost vs Rajasthan Royals
IPL 2018: Evin Lewis gives Mumbai Indians opening boost vs Rajasthan Royals

He had come into his seventh match with a tally of 11 wickets at 17.82 and with an economy rate ranging between 5.50 (against MI at Jaipur) and 11.73 (against KXIP at Indore). Krunal said they have plans for all Rajasthan players. We have to focus on taking the dew out of the equation. I know this wicket quite well. The English cricketer scored his...

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  • Champions League: Resurgent Bale gives Zidane welcome selection dilemma for Kiev
Champions League: Resurgent Bale gives Zidane welcome selection dilemma for Kiev

Real Madrid forward, Gareth Bale scored twice to help his side thrash Celta Vigo in La Liga at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Bale opened his account after 13 minutes, picking up a sweetly timed through-ball from Luka Modric to score.

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  • The brutal blunder that cost Ricciardo a podium spot in Spain
The brutal blunder that cost Ricciardo a podium spot in Spain

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has heavily criticised the intended 2019 rule changes created to improve overtaking, believing the alterations have been "rushed" into. With corners in it, it's even harder for us, because we lose even more speed because of the friction from the tires so the engine can't - we just lose more top speed.

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  • Allardyce opens door for Rooney MLS exit after confirming
Allardyce opens door for Rooney MLS exit after confirming "negotiations"

Allardyce said: "Let's put this right, Wayne Rooney has not asked to leave and neither has Wayne Rooney had any confrontation with me or been in any hard situation in the time since I've been here because we are two adults and we talk".

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  • Swansea joins Stoke in being relegated from Premier League
Swansea joins Stoke in being relegated from Premier League

In a game that seemed overshadowed, Arsenal bid farewell to Arsene Wenger as manager. Aston Villa beat Middlesborough 1-0 on the road Saturday, while Derby County beat Fulham by the same score at home. "Now they (Foden, Diaz) are champions". His 32-goal haul was two more than Harry Kane , the victor for the past two seasons. After the fi...

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  • Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley crashes out of practice at Spanish Grand Prix
Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley crashes out of practice at Spanish Grand Prix

Vettel finished 0.269s behind Hamilton, with a slender 0.031s gap back to Raikkonen. Ricciardo also endured a brief off at Turn 13, but Verstappen's session came to a premature end following an electrical issue on his RB14. Despite registering his first F1 point in Azerbaijan , the New Zealander has failed to impress the Red Bull hierarchy and...

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  • Assistant Manager Rui Faria To Leave Manchester United
Assistant Manager Rui Faria To Leave Manchester United

But with the Premier League season coming to a close on Sunday, Faria - who has followed Mourinho throughout his storied metier - has decided that a career change would be best for him. In a statement published by United on Saturday, Mourinho says "17 years and the kid is now a man". "Two things could happen to a club like us: One would be 'I c...

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  • Jose Mourinho reveals Romelu Lukaku FA Cup final fitness fear
Jose Mourinho reveals Romelu Lukaku FA Cup final fitness fear

However, Mourinho is hopeful to have the striker in the squad for next weekend's final at Wembley Stadium. "We are waiting to see if he can play in the final - if not starting at least to be on the bench". They may not play against West Ham either. "Carrick is not going to end the match because I want him to leave that pitch alone". "Carrick is...

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