• Real Madrid fans declare Cristiano Ballon d'Or
Real Madrid fans declare Cristiano Ballon d'Or

With Zinedine Zidane's side scoring in every match this season and proving themselves as the elite side in Europe this campaign, Madrid players have made up the majority of the Champions League squad of the tournament, which was voted for by UEFA Technical Observers.

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  • French Open women's quarterfinals get started
French Open women's quarterfinals get started

The Dane Wozniacki has a lot to prove in this second stage of her career. Former world tennis women's number one Caroline Wozniacki moved into the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday with a three-set win over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova .

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  • Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart
Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

The pace attack of the Indian team impressed everyone in the practice match. 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.

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  • Florida woman lets snake bite baby as learning opportunity
Florida woman lets snake bite baby as learning opportunity

A Florida mother's unorthodox method of teaching her young child about wildlife now has the Highlands County Sheriff's Office investigating. The clip, which can be seen in the video above, shows the unnamed mom raising a clear, plastic bin containing the small snake up to her child's sit-and-play device.

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  • Warriors take down Cavaliers in style in Game 2 of National Basketball Association final
Warriors take down Cavaliers in style in Game 2 of National Basketball Association final

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of an American major sports league record after handing the Cleveland Cavaliers another heavy defeat to go 2-0 up in the NBA Finals . Then there is Klay Thompson . We can do better job of getting him going early. Unless that changes quickly, Cavs-Warriors III could end up being a much shorter s...

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  • Majestic Modric the key to Real Madrid's Champions League final turnaround
Majestic Modric the key to Real Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

While the Italians equalized soon after with Mario Mandzuci's stunning overhead kick, it was the Spanish team who kicked on in the second half. One of Madrid's greatest players, Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti when Madrid won the Champions League in 2014.

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  • Andy Murray blazes into quarterfinals
Andy Murray blazes into quarterfinals

Just now I'm quite clear with what I'm doing. For all of the tumult in the French Open women's draw and the unfamiliar names filling the quarterfinal slots, the men's tournament has been much more about the usual suspects: Andy Murray , Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka , and, of course, Rafael Nadal .

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  • Kubica back in an F1 car for first time since 2011
Kubica back in an F1 car for first time since 2011

Since then, he has contested the World Rally Championship, driven in GT events and was set to make a full return to circuit racing this season in the World Endurance Championship with the ByKolles LMP1 squad before pulling out on the eve of the first race.

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  • Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory
Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory

We have to add this, because his team is far away from Ferrari and Mercedes , and yet they are very good until now. But it was a familiar story at the front, with Ferrari's Sebastian stretching his championship lead over Hamilton to 25 points after a comfortable win.

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  • Denver Post writer 'uncomfortable' with Japanese man winning Indy 500
Denver Post writer 'uncomfortable' with Japanese man winning Indy 500

It became evident - quickly - that Alonso had grown comfortable behind the wheel of the Andretti Autosport Honda in the build up to the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing". "I didn't know if I could be as quick as anyone in IndyCar, and it was nice to have this competitive feeling". Alonso was not, however, the top rookie finisher in the '500.

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  • Vettel extends title lead over Hamilton with Monaco win
Vettel extends title lead over Hamilton with Monaco win

A good start and a smart strategy helped Hamilton recover from 13th on the grid to seventh at the chequered flag, but he leaves Monaco with crucial points dropped in the championship. While the incident left Wehrlein unharmed, he could not get out of the vehicle till he was back on to all four wheels. The German walked away from the accident before...

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  • Major League Baseball notes: Dodgers sweep Cubs as aces for both teams struggle
Major League Baseball notes: Dodgers sweep Cubs as aces for both teams struggle

His pitch count at 99 through four innings, Kershaw convinced Roberts to keep him in the game. "You try to think of superlatives with a guy like Chris", Roberts said. "But I guess it's a good thing to have those expectations, because we all do, too". Cubs starters allowed 15 runs in 14 1/3 innings at Los Angeles, lifting their collective earned-r...

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  • See final results from the LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor
See final results from the LPGA Volvik Championship in Ann Arbor

Brandon Pearce, chief information security officer for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Feng's play has been particularly strong in the past nine months: She was the bronze medalist in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio . South Korea's So Yeon Ryu continues to top the charts with 1685 points. Her streak of 11 straight top-10 finishes is i...

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  • Hate Is 'Alive Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident
Hate Is 'Alive Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

For the game's best player , basketball was overshadowed by racism. Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James' home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals . And what could end up being the most impressive stat of all is something no team - not the three-peat Los Angeles Lak...

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  • Timea Bacsinszky ends Venus Williams's run at 2017 French Open
Timea Bacsinszky ends Venus Williams's run at 2017 French Open

So I don't know why or how this bond was made, but it felt really special today. "I understand [but] I just think that they should be a little bit more respectful". "I play tennis to face challenges". Obviously they are excited. Mixing her powerful game with sliced backhands to slow down Muguruza, Mladenovic was in the driving seat after pocketin...

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  • Isle Of Man TT: Monster Energy Supersport Race One Results
Isle Of Man TT: Monster Energy Supersport Race One Results

Fourth place went to William Dunlop, while Hutchy took fifth, after struggling for pace all through the race. By the end of the lap, Michael was into second, less than half a second behind Hillier. Overnight rain had left the 37.73-mile Mountain Course damp in places and the race was delayed by over two hours, eventually getting underway just aft...

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  • Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2
Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

The Final is now tied 2-2. The 2017 Stanley Cup Final is now a best-of-three series. The Penguins have played almost every type of game in the last month - they've been embarrassed, they've done the embarrassing and ran teams out of the building, they've won 1-0 games and they've won games in overtime.

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  • Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun
Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

This was his third Grand Slam tournament.Five years ago in Paris , Petra Martic made the tennis world stand up and take notice.Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Paris .

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  • Warriors rout Cavs, lead Finals 2-0
Warriors rout Cavs, lead Finals 2-0

Golden State had won a record 73 regular-season games previous year and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and swipe the title. "He reminded us it's going to get even tougher going to Cleveland ". It wasn't even in the top two most impressive lines of the night. He struggled with his shot for mos...

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  • Samoa Joe chokes out Paul Heyman on WWE RAW
Samoa Joe chokes out Paul Heyman on WWE RAW

IT was a disappointing Extreme Rules on Sunday, but there was one huge story coming out of the event. Maryse got on the apron, Miz instructed her to slap him, and she did. Usually I don't like it when wrestling buries its own angles but... yeah, that one actually was . In Dallas, Texas on 9 July, Brock Lesnar will defend the WWE Universal Ch...

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