• Usual suspects in the hunt for men's title at French Open
Usual suspects in the hunt for men's title at French Open

And while Khanchanov was brilliant in bits and pieces, he could not match Murray . It was a 650th tour-level win for the Scot, who will face either Kei Nishikori or Fernando Verdasco in the last eight. Third-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the quarterfinals of the French Open by beating No. 21 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1. "I don't th...

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  • Hazard op a success as Chelsea reveal expected return date
Hazard op a success as Chelsea reveal expected return date

Batshuayi is fully aware of how important Hazard is for both club and country, as a domestic and worldwide team-mate. The goal will be remembered as one of the strikes of the season as Hazard helped Chelsea win the title in Antonio Conte's first season in charge at the club.

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  • Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw
Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

The Kiwis were 254 for three in the 40th over before Williamson's run out sparked a slump and they could post 291 all out. While Hazlewood started slowly, conceding four fours and 20 runs from his opening two overs, he finished the match with 6-52 from nine, the ninth-best figures by an Aussie in ODIs and the second-best by any bowler in the hi...

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  • Astros use 2 homers to beat Royals for 11th straight win
Astros use 2 homers to beat Royals for 11th straight win

Moments later, the Astros broke the game open with a three-run shot from first baseman Yuli Gurriel off Kelvin Herrera in the top of the ninth. Matt Wieters had a two-run single for Washington in the first meeting between the teams since the Dodgers edged the Nationals in five games during their NL Division Series last season.

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  • Liverpool firm favourites to land Van Dijk
Liverpool firm favourites to land Van Dijk

The Dutchman is said to have revealed that Anfield is his preferred destination amid talk of Chelsea and Manchester City also being interested, and The Guardian have reported the figures that it will take for Liverpool to fend off the competition.

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  • Arsenal's Szczesny wants to extend Roma stay, says club boss
Arsenal's Szczesny wants to extend Roma stay, says club boss

Speaking last month, Szczesny made it clear that the desire of Arsenal , with whom he still has a year left on his contract, will be crucial in deciding his next move and felt the uncertainty over his future was becoming "draining". Earlier in the week we discussed Roma's goalkeeping conundrum-in sum, they have a potential stud in Alisson but Sz...

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  • Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final
Predators top Penguins to tie Stanley Cup Final

It was the first playoff goal for Arvidsson since Game 4 of the first round, and it put Nashville up 3-1. Nashville's Calle Jarnkrok was the first to get the puck past Matt Murray , scoring 5:09 into the first period. Nashville is outshooting Pittsburgh 15-14 so far. Rookie center Frederick Gaudreau , with 11 National Hockey League games and n...

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  • Where to Watch Stanley Cup online
Where to Watch Stanley Cup online

Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan, center, talks to his players during practice Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn . Both Crosby and Evgeni Malkin were held without a shot in Game 3 - the first time that's happened to the duo in the same playoff game.

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  • French Open 2017: Nadal, Djokovic storm into quarter-final
French Open 2017: Nadal, Djokovic storm into quarter-final

Vanquished opponent Bautista Agut backed Nadal in his spat with Ramos . The defending champion was taken to five sets by diminutive Argentine Diego Schwartzman in his last match , and in the early stages it seemed like he was in for another war of attrition.

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  • Pepe on verge of PSG switch
Pepe on verge of PSG switch

Pepe's relationship with Rafa Benitez has prompted links with an unlikely move to Newcastle United, the centre-back having stated while confirming his departure from Madrid: "I really liked the sincerity of [Rafa] Benítez". This season the Euro 2016 victor started just 13 La Liga games and featured in three Champions League matches. 'It is cle...

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  • Predators beat Penguins 4-1 to even Stanley Cup Final
Predators beat Penguins 4-1 to even Stanley Cup Final

For the contest , Nashville once again out-shot the Penguins (33-28) and had more hits (33-26) than Pittsburgh. Josi's goal came on the power play. Murray has given up eight goals in the past two games. The only other player to have his first three National Hockey League goals for the Stanley Cup Final was Johnny Harms with the Chicago Black H...

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors to blowout win in Game 2
Curry, Durant lead Warriors to blowout win in Game 2

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) exits the court following Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif . Kevin Love-who did score 27 points on Sunday-proceeded to brick the follow-up after crashing into his own teammat...

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  • Over 1500 football fans injured in Turin stampede
Over 1500 football fans injured in Turin stampede

Modric has revealed that head coach Zidane had encouraged his players to use quick passing down the flanks and deliveries on the ground in order to make life as hard as possible for the Juve back three of Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini.

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  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors
Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

Haynes reports that he asked both James and Durant about the track. Haynes says Durant didn't want to, and kept it private. It was so aesthetically pleasing that there were discussions about it being featured in the 2012 film " Thunderstruck ", which starred Durant.

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  • Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1
Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

The Predators scored twice in the second period, taking a 3-1 lead on goals by Gaudreau and Viktor Arvidsson . All of them have come in the Stanley Cup Final, making him only the second player to ever do so in National Hockey League history.

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead
Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead

Both teams came out in the first quarter playing at a furious pace. "They play well at home ", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said of the Warriors . "But the second half, I think we settled in, tried to play simple and defensively just tried to contest their shots", Durant said. Reporter: No, I'm just interested in how he's been able to...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match preview - Group A: England vs New Zealand
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match preview - Group A: England vs New Zealand

England reached a breaking point in February 2015 when their hosts dished out an uncompromising lesson with an eight-wicket annihilation in Wellington which took less than half the scheduled 100 overs. "I think the dominant factor in New Zealand was that they had that confidence at the time and the confidence within the group, whereas we didn'...

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  • French Open: Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro
French Open: Andy Murray beats Juan Martin del Potro

Sorry that I don't remember much". The third-seeded Swiss next plays the victor of an all-French match between No. 15 Gael Monfils and No. 24 Richard Gasquet. Murray, runner-up in the French capital last year, has now bettered his showing in the year's opening Grand Slam event where he suffered a shock fourth-round defeat to Mischa Zverev at the ...

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  • Didier Deschamps hails fabulous Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane
Didier Deschamps hails fabulous Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane

The former France playmaker, who also won the Champions League as a Madrid star in 2002, was quick to give the credit to his players for their relentless work ethic. "The people that criticise me will need to put their guitar back in the case because once again we won and we are the best", Ronaldo crowed. Manager Zinedine Zidane praised his...

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  • Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale
Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale

But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. Ronaldo added his second goal in the 64th minute to give his team a comfortable 3-1 lead. We won La Liga and the Champions League and that's very hard. "I hope to return many more times and that we can celebrate many mo...

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