• French Open 2017: Rohan Bopanna in semi-finals, defeats Sania Mirza
French Open 2017: Rohan Bopanna in semi-finals, defeats Sania Mirza

In the second set, the Croatian was broken once again in the very first attempt and Bopanna/Dabrowski looked on course to a comfortable win before the Canadian Gabriela was broken. Dabrowski was already his partner by this point. The Indian player has been enjoying an immensely successful clay-court season, and along with Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay,...

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  • Saudi Arabia, others cut ties with Qatar
Saudi Arabia, others cut ties with Qatar

It wasn't clear if the decision would affect American military operations. The harshest restrictions came from Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation, which banned all Qatari planes from landing at the kingdom's airports and stopped them from crossing Saudi airspace.

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

Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back trophies in the tournament's modern format with a commanding 4-1 win in Cardiff on Saturday. "I finished the season very well". And like Real's performance on the pitch at the Principality Stadium as they tore the Italian champions apart with goals from Casemiro and Marco Asensio adding to Ronaldo'...

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  • Predators beat Penguins 4-1, even Final at 2-2
Predators beat Penguins 4-1, even Final at 2-2

However, Gaudreau scored his second straight game-winning goal - and third goal of the Final - on Monday to pace the Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4. Moments later, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne stopped Sidney Crosby's backhander on a breakaway, then slid back to his right to stop Guentzel in a frantic scr...

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  • Nadal marches on in pursuit of 10th French Open title
Nadal marches on in pursuit of 10th French Open title

He has dropped just 20 games in four rounds so far, just one more than he lost at the same stage in 2012 , as he attempts to become the first player to win the same Slam 10 times. Also on Day 7, 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic beat Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3, and next meets big-serving Kevin Anderson, who edged Kyle Edmund 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4),...

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  • Records fall in Game 2, fans brawl as James walks by
Records fall in Game 2, fans brawl as James walks by

James hit 8 of 12 shots and had 18 points in the first half as the Cavaliers , down 50-38 at one point, hung within 67-64 at the break. But it's also fair to say these Warriors are such a bigger challenge, a type of strain the National Basketball Association might never have seen before.

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  • Djokovic, Nadal and Raonic register easy wins in first round
Djokovic, Nadal and Raonic register easy wins in first round

Raonic fired 15 aces and 44 winners to book a meeting with Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva, who saved two match points before overcoming Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation in five sets. Channelling the confidence built up during a 17-match winning streak in taking claycourt titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid, Nadal then pulled clear as P...

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  • The Warriors had the second '50/40/90' game in NBA Finals history
The Warriors had the second '50/40/90' game in NBA Finals history

They split the two games at home before reeling off three straight wins to become the fourth team to win the title after losing the first two games. "More importantly, it felt good to get the win". "But they're a team you cannot - you can't let them go on runs". Needless to say, Golden State is essentially impossible to beat when its top scorers ...

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  • Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track
Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track

Both players are music junkies, and in between workouts they chose to kill some time by writing their own lyrics and heading to the booth, sources told ESPN. "I heard the track years ago during post production for Thunderstruck ", agent Eric Goodwin told Haynes. When approached about its existence, James and Durant, to a moderate extent, confirme...

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  • Rain ends Australian victory hopes again in ICC Champions Trophy
Rain ends Australian victory hopes again in ICC Champions Trophy

New Zealand , meanwhile, will look to gain crucial two points with a win against Eoin Morgan's men, after they were forced to share points with Australia after their first match was washed out by rain. "We played some good cricket and we can't control the weather, although it is a little bit frustrating". "Of course I didn't want to go off"...

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  • Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters
Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters

World No. 1 Murray, the runner-up in Paris to Novak Djokovic in 2016, brushed aside Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray remembered the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester.

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  • Nadal, Djokovic advance to last-8, on course to meet in semis
Nadal, Djokovic advance to last-8, on course to meet in semis

Williams, the 10th seed, fought back from 5-1 down to take the opening set against Bacsinzky. "The atmosphere was just, yeah, amazing", Mladenovic said. In the upset of the day in the men's singles category, 25-year-old, Carreno Busta, reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 4-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 8-6 win over Canadian fifth se...

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  • Predators even Stanley Cup Final series with 4-1 win over Penguins
Predators even Stanley Cup Final series with 4-1 win over Penguins

How it happened: After a tight first period in which the teams combined for 13 shots, Calle Jarnkrok stuffed in a rebound from in tight to give the Predators a 1-0 lead. Rinne finished the game with 23 saves on 24 shots. Sidney Crosby , of all people, broke in alone off a sharp pass from defenseman Brian Dumoulin to tie it just 66 seconds lat...

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  • Webb Simpson breaks out of crowd to take Colonial lead
Webb Simpson breaks out of crowd to take Colonial lead

He slipped further back with a bogey at the par-four 12th, but rallied to birdie two of his last three holes to finish three shots astray of United States victor Kevin Kisner. The 2012 U.S. Open victor had a chance to end his victory drought earlier this year at the Waste Management Phoenix Open but lost in a playoff to Hideki Matsuyama.

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  • LeBron James and Kevin Durant once recorded a rap song together
LeBron James and Kevin Durant once recorded a rap song together

League sources informed ESPN that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors superstars collaborated on the track during the lockout in 2011 while Durant, then a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder , was visiting James, who had joined the Miami Heat , for workouts in Akron, Ohio.

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  • Stanley Cup Finals 2017: Pekka Rinne denies Sidney Crosby on breakaway
Stanley Cup Finals 2017: Pekka Rinne denies Sidney Crosby on breakaway

It should be another raucous atmosphere after Saturday's 5-1 Nashville victory amid the epic din of the arena and the 50,000-plus fans outside on Broadway. He's got great defensive awareness too, a good faceoff guy. Shortly after, Rinne not only stopped Sidney Crosby on a breakaway, but also recovered and dove across the crease to rob Jake Guen...

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  • Oxlade-Chamberlain to remain at Arsenal?
Oxlade-Chamberlain to remain at Arsenal?

The England global joined the Gunners from Southampton in 2011 heralded as one of the most exciting young talents in British football but he struggled to progress and his career appeared to be stagnating. The German coach is expected to be active in the transfer market as he looks to strengthen the Liverpool squad ahead of their return to the Ch...

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  • Cavaliers hope to make U-turn with return home
Cavaliers hope to make U-turn with return home

Better a middling shooter take an uncontested look than one of the world's best players abuse his primary defender over and over again. And the Warriors welcomed Kerr back with a lopsided 132-113 win over the ugly short-sleeved-shirt-clad Cavs, taking a 2-0 lead in these NBA Finals .

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  • Penguins-Predators Game 4 Injury Report
Penguins-Predators Game 4 Injury Report

The second goal came 3:45 into the second period. The Nashville Predators have been the better team through three games of the series, but trail. In the second period, he denied a point-blank shot by playoff scoring machine Jake Guentzel on the power play and then on a Chris Kunitz breakaway shortly thereafter, making two spectacular saves to...

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  • Eighteen people remain in critical condition after London attack
Eighteen people remain in critical condition after London attack

Also on Monday, May said police have identified all the London Bridge attackers and that 11 people remain in custody for possible connections to the attack . The Wheatsheaf pub in London's Borough Market. Trump said London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement ...

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