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French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reach final

Earlier, Ostapenko won her birthday battle against Bacsinszky to become the first unseeded woman to reach the French Open final for 34 years. Ostapenko turned 20 on Thursday and fans on Court P...

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Murray philosophical after French Open semi-final defeat to Wawrinka

Murray philosophical after French Open semi-final defeat to Wawrinka

The 32-year-old Wawrinka made some history, too, becoming the oldest man to make a French Open final since Niki Pilic 1973. And what about Andy Murray , who meets Wawrinka on Friday in a rema...

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LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

The game was chock full of questionable calls from the referees and heated exchanges between the two teams, including a tense argument in the third quarter between LeBron James and Kevin Durant ....

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Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'

Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'

The Warriors' 15 straight Playoff wins are a postseason record in the four major professional team sports, breaking the mark of the National Hockey League franchise Pittsburgh Penguins from 1992 and...

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Less aggressive, less confident - Wawrinka assesses the difference in Murray

Less aggressive, less confident - Wawrinka assesses the difference in Murray

Nadal once again quickly broke Thiem in the second set to lead 3-1 and won the set 6-4 and he did not waste any time in wrapping up the third set as he completely demolished the Austrian in the fin...

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Bubba Watson crashes Stephen Curry's National Basketball Association finals post-game interview

The reactions in certain situations. "I really don't know what I did last night", he said of the celebration. As you can see, Stein expertly pivoted to ask Curry, an avid golfer , about his other...

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Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Bangladesh were bowled out for 182 in 44.3 overs with opener Tamim Iqbal making 95. The southpaw Australia pacer Mitchell Starc picked up three wickets in a single over by first getting rid of ...

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Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) dunks on Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, Jun...

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Porte takes Dauphine lead after brutal mountain effort

Porte takes Dauphine lead after brutal mountain effort

In a pulsating charge to the line, Fuglsang held them off for a notable victory given the caliber of the opposition. Spain's Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) was two seconds ahead of Froome, while ...

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Belmont Stakes up for grabs

Timing their run is everything. The Haskell has the potential to be the best 3-year-old race of the season if the field includes Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming , Preakness victor Cloud Co...

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Jelena Ostapenko books slot in women's final

Rain and bad weather robbed Roland Garros of nearly an entire day's play with only Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky winning their singles matches. She has yet to win a WTA title and her bes...

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Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

The long trip also comes at a crunch time for Argentina , who are in fifth place - the play-off spot - with four games left in South American qualifying for next year's World Cup. "We need to make ...

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No one expected us to win: Mathews

Setting off in pursuit of 322, Sri Lanka made the worst possible start, losing big-hitting batsman Niroshan Dickwella for just seven in the fifth over to the bowling of Bhuvneshwar Kumar . Reachi...

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Pens one win away after blowout

Pens one win away after blowout

Backup Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. "We came here with the mission to win the game and we didn't have the start or the game we wanted". The Penguins goalie, ...

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LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

LeBron went to the bench with 1:49 left in the first quarter and his team up two. LeBron James led the way for Cleveland with 39 points. Durant would finish with a cool 31 points on 10-of-18 sho...

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Defensive back Tyvis Powell released by Cleveland Browns

Defensive back Tyvis Powell released by Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns announced on Friday that they were waiving safety Tyvis Powell. The Cleveland Browns have been the laughing stock of the entire league for the better part of ten years and...

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Camera Catches Saddest Predators Watch Party During Game 5 Loss To Penguins

He held Pittsburgh to a single goal in the next two games, a bounce-back effort that would likely back his case if Nashville wins the first Cup in franchise history. Heady territory for an undraft...

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Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final

There has been plenty to celebrate for Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open , but the Latvian's cup will be overflowing if she can get the better of pre-tournament favorite Simona Halep in Satur...

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Cardinals designate Jhonny Peralta for assignment, make coaching changes

Cardinals designate Jhonny Peralta for assignment, make coaching changes

Here's how the St. Louis Post-Dispatch summed up the current state of the Cards this morning: "The Cardinals (26-32) had never been six games below.500 in manager Mike Matheny's tenure before this...

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Yuvraj delicate his match winning knock to cancer survivors

In the end India took 23 runs from the final over to post 319-3 from 48 overs. Although the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a slow start, they put on an assured 136-run stand before ...

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Mladenovic defeats reigning champion Muguruza at French Open

However, Mladenovic has had the most impressive victories, which is more encouraging, while besides her win over Venus, Bacsinszky has beaten up on players ranked outside of the top-50. "Everything wa...

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Vargas pitches Royals past Astros 7-5

Vargas pitches Royals past Astros 7-5

Hammel halted a four-start winless streak by holding Cleveland to three runs and five hits over 6 2/3 innings on Saturday. The inning also included a two-run single by Jake Marisnick . He served up b...

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Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final

Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final

Whether Nadal will be so generous in the quarter-finals is extremely unlikely as he continues to obliterate his opposition. Timea Bacsinszky was a set up on France's Kristina Mladenovic on Court...

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Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

Should Barker achieve victory over Outteridge in the first of the two races scheduled on Friday, it will come down to one final winner-takes-all race to determine which team out of Artemis Racing an...

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Afghan capital attack death toll reaches 90; wounded 400

Pakistan's foreign ministry spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said the claims were baseless and held that stability in the neighbouring country was in the interest of Islamabad. This month, another attack ...

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Juncker says Europe can no longer 'outsource' protection

Protracted negotiations over the formation of a new government - or even a second general election in 2017 - could put back the start of formal talks, squeezing even further the limited time avail...

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US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

They might've been reassured on Friday when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on those countries to back off their blockade of Qatar. They issued the list hours after Qatar said it woul...

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Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?

Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?

And to make matters worse, Arsenal have tumbled out of the last 16 of the Champions League with embarrassing results. "Mid-season there were rumours that Eden Hazard was being a bit hard on the tr...

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Smith, Machado HRs get Orioles started in 3-2 win over Bosox

E-Rod has been one of the most consistent pitchers on the Red Sox this season, apart from Chris Sale of course. I don't think we will see him at his best yet, and that should allow Baltimore to ge...

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French Open semis predictions: Rafa will roll, but no guarantees for Murray

French Open semis predictions: Rafa will roll, but no guarantees for Murray

His advantage was brief though as Wawrinka failed to serve out the set, gifting Murray the break back as the set headed to a breaker. Thereafter it was a topsy-turvy ride. Nadal's renowned for his...

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Yuvi's innings against Pak was game-changing: Kohli

Chasing a revised target of 289 in 41 overs, Pakistan batsmen had been troubled throughout the innings by the Indian bowlers. But Pakistan , rarely up with the stiff run-rate, finished on 164, wi...

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Pakistan defeat South Africa by 19 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method

Pakistan defeat South Africa by 19 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method

Just three days after suffering a humiliating 124-run defeat by title-holders India , with former skipper Shahid Afridi among those slamming a "clueless" display, Pakistan's return saw them make a ...

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Apple unveils iOS 11, Siri speaker and new iPad Pro at WWDC

Apple unveils iOS 11, Siri speaker and new iPad Pro at WWDC

Apple seems to be aware that it is late to the smart speaker party, almost two years after Amazon debuted the Echo and several months after the release of the Google Home . However, Apple may ...

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Ferrari didn't orchestrate Vettel win - Wolff

Ferrari didn't orchestrate Vettel win - Wolff

I had a good vehicle, it felt good, and I am really happy for all the team. "Who knows what is going to happen?" "Trust me, I will be pushing, and the guys will be pushing, to fully understand it be...

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LeBron James on 2017 Warriors: 'Most firepower I've ever seen'

Both teams exchanged ferocious blows. This was one of those shots that could be synonymous with Durant's National Basketball Association legacy. The final score was 118-113. Not against the Warriors...

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