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Defending champion Novak Djokovic crashes out in quarter-finals

The 23-year-old will now face nine-time champion Rafael Nadal in the last four. "The second and third [sets] went really well", added Djokovic. "It's hard to comment on the third set". "That's t...

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Facing Nadal? Toughest match to imagine, says Thiem

Accusing Djokovic of tanking really isn't fair to Thiem , either, who has had a very successful clay season and owns eight ATP victories of his own. "Just pretty bad set", said Djokovic, who spli...

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America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

Burling said Team New Zealand had yet to properly assess exactly what had caused the capsize, although winds were gusting near the maximum allowed for America's Cup racing. America's Cup challenger se...

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Team NZ to face BAR in playoffs

The race committee had several attempts to get races underway, but each time they had to re-set, as the average wind speed dropped below the minimum threshold for racing of six knots. "Just to inform ...

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Kyle Walker refuses to commit future to Tottenham amid Manchester City interest

Kyle Walker refuses to commit future to Tottenham amid Manchester City interest

Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker has refused to rule out leaving the club this summer amid interest from both Manchester City and Manchester United . I played centre-half and he played rig...

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Broken wing gifts Kiwis America's Cup race

The boat almost sank as it returned to the dock after the race. All crew members were unharmed, although the same could not be said for the boat. "We were really thankful that no-one was hurt". Ba...

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Jason Dufner celebrates clutch tournament-winning putt with super chill fist pump

Dufner was off the fairway to the right , with bunkers to clear, trees to avoid, and over 200 yards remaining when the horn blew for a second time. Ronaldo is the first player in the 25 seasons of ...

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Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

Meanwhile, there was drama in the women's quarterfinals, as third-seed Simona Halep rallied from a 5-1 second-set deficit and saved a match point to overcome fifth-seed Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6...

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Antonio Conte could sell key Chelsea trio to fund summer transfers

The Italian champions are looking to bring in a defensive midfielder for next season as Massimiliano Allegri looks to rebuild his squad for another Champions League challenge next season. "You've got ...

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Deschamps hails 'fabulous' Zidane after Real's Champions League win

On June 3, Real Madrid won the Champions League for the 12th time. In just 18 months as Real coach, the Frenchman also won the Uefa Super Cup and Fifa Club World Cup, both in 2016. Zidane, meanw...

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Morata scores late as Spain draws with Colombia in friendly

Morata scores late as Spain draws with Colombia in friendly

A minute's reflection was held prior to kick-off to mark the deaths of former Colombia worldwide Marcos Coll, the ex-president of the coaching committee in Murcia, Manuel Redon, and Ignacio Echeverr...

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Champions Trophy: England craving chance to knock Australia out

New Zealand can still reach the semi-finals if they beat Bangladesh in their final game and Australia lose to England . However, his bowling partner Liam Plunkett was the pick of the bowlers...

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Nashville Predator fans make out after Stanley Cup win

Pittsburgh responded 66 seconds later when Sidney Crosby scored his first goal of the series. PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The goals that came so easily to the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first two gam...

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Girl booted from soccer tourney because organizers thought she was a boy

Mili says she will continue to keep her hair short and play soccer . When Mili's coach tried telling officials she was in fact a girl and even provided paperwork to prove it, they were still disqua...

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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in semifinals

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in semifinals

The 2016 women's champ, Garbine Muguruza , will also be in action, facing 2010 French Open victor Francesca Schiavone. His opening match in Paris could have been a tricky one but Paire was un...

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Kyle Larson Didn't Like 'Dumb Question' About Loss To Jimmie Johnson

Eventual victor Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track hoping for a caution and got one on Lap 330 when Regan Smith's Ford slammed into the Turn 2 wall. Johnson passed Newman and set his sights on T...

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Sources indicate Segura close to multi-year extension with the Mariners

Sources indicate Segura close to multi-year extension with the Mariners

Segura, despite two stints on the disabled list this season, leads the American League in batting, is tied for fifth in multi-hit games (20), seventh in on-base percentage and ninth in hits (62). Comb...

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Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay

Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay

In January 2016, Atleti were fined and banned from registering players for two consecutive transfer windows after being found guilty of breaching Federation Internationale de Football Association rule...

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Simona Halep mounts remarkable recovery to reach French Open semi-finals

Simona Halep mounts remarkable recovery to reach French Open semi-finals

Halep will play fifth seed Elina Svitolina in the last eight after the Ukrainian beat Croatia's Petra Martic 4-6 6-3 7-5. She is yet to surrender a set, shaking off an ankle injury that cast seri...

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Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

Sale (6-2, 2.77) has tied a career best with his five straight victories. Baltimore has some nice bats as well this year. It was, by far his worst start of the season. In the first 55 games of the...

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

Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals will take place Wednesday at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . "I think KD is like a created player". Two games of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant performing a...

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Michy Batshuayi Desperate to Play Ahead of the World Cup

Michy Batshuayi Desperate to Play Ahead of the World Cup

There's a World Cup coming up next year. Some of this should be familiar - Michy has repeatedly stated in recent weeks that his destiny is controlled by Chelsea and that he's willing to do whatever ...

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Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

James, the most prolific scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history, said he was content with the more physical effort his team showed in the second game of the series and that the Cava...

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Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

Monday brought the biggest setback yet, when the wing sail on the British boat was seriously damaged in the opening race of the challenger semifinals, forcing him back to shore with two quick losses t...

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French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today

Muguruza's coach, Sam Sumyk, took to Twitter to slam the French crowd. "I don't know how to explain", Sport24 quoted Muguruza as saying. "You make me cry". "I served 35 doubles but it's good because y...

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Austin Dillon wins first Cup race, takes 600-mile race

Austin Dillon wins first Cup race, takes 600-mile race

Dillon said capturing his first Cup Series win in the No. 3 auto took some pressure off him. "I'm so proud", Childress said. Call it strategy. Call it whatever you want it. "They made an announcemen...

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Kerber's nightmare season hits new low with French Open pummelling

Although Kvitova said her hand felt "a little bit tricky" at times, particularly on the serve, she never experienced pain during the match. 27-year-old Kvitova defeated American Julia Boserup 6-3,...

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New Zealand capsize throws Britain America's Cup life-line

Ben Ainslie, Skipper and Team Principal: "The most important thing is that everyone is okay on Emirates Team New Zealand after their capsize". Safety has been a major concern of all the crews and th...

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Slater: Game 3 'is the danger game of the series'

While LeBron is keeping up with the pace, Irving is definitely not in this series. Although the end result is another makeable shot for Irving, it's incredibly hard for him to finish consistently ov...

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Stanley Cup Final: Predators' Game 4 victory draws big-time ratings

Stanley Cup Final: Predators' Game 4 victory draws big-time ratings

It turns out the puck had fully crossed the line, giving the Preds a 2-1 lead. After a solid performance in Game 3, Rinne made this sequence of unbelievable saves in Game 4 that have his name back in ...

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Penguins' Sidney Crosby Scores Stanley Cup Final Goal With Sweet Deke

Penguins' Sidney Crosby Scores Stanley Cup Final Goal With Sweet Deke

Subban. Rinne had been terrible in the first two games of the Stanley Cup final . What's Gaudreau's stat line in this series? "It's no different in these Finals". Only one Predators player has sc...

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Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

Her father, Gerardo, told WOWT that Mili has always enjoyed playing soccer and wearing her hair short. The tournament organizers claim that the team was disqualified due to a roster misprint that ...

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Nashville's Gaudreau needs no space to find room on biggest stage

Nashville's Gaudreau needs no space to find room on biggest stage

That put the NHL's "war room" in Toronto into action. It seemed as if Murray got around to stop Frederick Gaudreau's chance, but the puck crossed the line. Once back in Nashville, the goalie that ...

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Andy Murray beats Karen Khachanov to move into French Open quarters

Andy Murray beats Karen Khachanov to move into French Open quarters

Andy Murray is set to face Kei Nishikori at Roland Garros. Not a lot of people expected Murray to get this far in the tournament given how much he has been struggling in 2017, so far. "Personally...

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LEADING OFF: Gennett follows 4-HR game; Kershaw vs Strasburg

Adding to the surprise: Gennett had just ended an 0-for-19 slump with a double on Monday night. He went 5 for 5 on Tuesday and raised his batting average 32 points to.302. Billy Hamilton tapped a gro...

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