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Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep in French Open final

The last woman to gain her first tour title at a Grand Slam tournament was Barbara Jordan of the United States at the 1979 Australian Open . "I felt that if I was aggressive I would find my game", ...

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Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

Her all-out attacking game ultimately got the better of the steady Halep, who lost her second French Open final - she fell to Maria Sharapova , also in a three-set thriller, in 2014. The Latvian, b...

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Warriors One Game away from NBA Title

It left my hand, it felt good". "We still remember what happened a year ago". The other missed call came with 3.9 seconds remaining. I don't care. That might not have happened if the 2016 Finals ...

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Kane to captain England against Scotland

Kane to captain England against Scotland

Then Celtic keeper Gordon made a meal of turning over the bar a drive by West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore , who was harshly booked a minute later for a challenge on Robert Snodgrass. "I've sha...

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Hamilton takes Montreal pole with scintillating, sexy lap

Hamilton takes Montreal pole with scintillating, sexy lap

A five-time victor at the Canadian GP, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, Hamilton already led qualifying - but by just four one-thousandths of a second over Sebastien Vettel - when he made hi...

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How to watch Scotland vs. England

Kane goes into the latest round of global fixtures having won the Premier League Golden Boot for Tottenham in 2016/17 to help his club into second in the table. The Arsenal man jinks in from the rig...

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Cavaliers destroy Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

In the first half alone, he had 28 points on 11-for-14 shooting as his team set a Finals record for points in a half by taking an 86-68 lead into the third quarter. But the scoring sensation of the ...

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Major £64m Man Utd signing will fly in on Monday for medical

Major £64m Man Utd signing will fly in on Monday for medical

Consequently, the newspaper notes United boss Jose Mourinho - who gave Morata his first-team debut at Madrid - has tried to persuade the 24-year-old into joining the Red Devils. Morata has only st...

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Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect post-season in Game 4

No team have escaped a 0-3 deficit to win an NBA play-off series but the Cavs made the greatest NBA Finals comeback previous year from 1-3 down to beat the Warriors . Whenever the Warriors look...

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Jelena Ostapenko stuns favourite Simona Halep to win French Open

Ostapenko fired 54 winners and 54 unforced errors compared to Halep's eight and 10 respectively. "Jelena, all the credit for what you have done". Nadal has a 15-3 record against Wawrinka, but th...

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Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

Penguins RW Josh Archibald, who made his Final debut in Game 4, was scratched in favor of LW Scott Wilson. So the fact that Crosby once again showed up and played arguably his best game of the playo...

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Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

First and foremost, nobody goes undefeated in the playoffs - at least not to date. However, a technical assessed to him in the first half was actually called on Warriors coach Steve Kerr , leading ...

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Tiemoue Bakayoko expected to undergo Chelsea medical after transfer breakthrough

Tiemoue Bakayoko expected to undergo Chelsea medical after transfer breakthrough

L'Equipe claim that the 23-year-old midfielder is excited at the prospect of working with Antonio Conte . Bakayoko showed an outstanding performance in the European competition with 30 interception...

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Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up

The odd part is that nobody ever bothered clarifying the foul until after Green picked his up for real in the third quarter. The table informed us that it was his second technical foul and ejected. ...

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Ostapenko mounts stunning comeback to complete French Open fairytale

Ostapenko mounts stunning comeback to complete French Open fairytale

Not only did the third seed fall short in the Roland Garros final for the second time, but defeat also cost her the world No. 1 ranking that would have come with victory. 1 Angelique Kerber lost in ...

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Tight security as India thrash Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy

Tight security as India thrash Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy

After India made 319 for three in 48 overs, the third rain stoppage of the match left Pakistan with a revised target of 289 in 41 overs when play resumed in bright sunshine. The moment we crossed ...

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Jelena Ostapenko looks to gatecrash Simona Halep's title party

Jelena Ostapenko looks to gatecrash Simona Halep's title party

It's an awesome experience but sometimes you can let the occasion get the better of you and interfere with your tennis. She conjured up three set points with a laser forehand down the line, forcing ...

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Warriors One Win Away From Capturing NBA Title

In the fourth quarter of Game 3, with the final seconds winding down, Kevin Durant nailed a go-ahead three to put the Warriors on top, which led to some truly freaky behavior from teammate Steph...

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Ferrari leads the way ahead of Canadian GP qualifying

Ferrari leads the way ahead of Canadian GP qualifying

However, he came up with the goods when it mattered, lapping a sensational time of 1:11:791, a new record for qualifying in Montreal , only to go even quicker later on with a 1:11.459. "I think we ha...

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Cavaliers extend NBA finals after ending Warriors' perfect run

Cavaliers extend NBA finals after ending Warriors' perfect run

But the only fully minted superstar to join Golden State was Durant, and if the Warriors hadn't blown that 3-1 lead he'd probably have signed with Boston or stayed in Oklahoma City. The Cavaliers ,...

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From Sweden: Victor Lindelof 'flying to England' to sign for Manchester United

The Victor Lindelof to Manchester United narrative continues to gather momentum amongst the tabloids. United boss Jose Mourinho is now on the brink of landing his man after drawn-out negotiati...

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No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

Ostapenko suspected that Saturday's match in sunny, warm conditions in Paris was shown on a big screen in the city center in Riga, Latvia's capital city. Both of them will remember this fortnight for ...

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Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Some players need an accumulation of matches and collective match wins to gather great confidence and self-belief on tennis' biggest stages, but I feel like Ostapenko possesses that inner-confiden...

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Adil Rashid and Mark Wood bowl England into strong position against Australia

England advanced as the group victor after three straight wins and will be joined in the last four by tournament outsider Bangladesh , which finished in second place on three points - one more than ...

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Halep to face Ostapenko in French Open final

They will face either 16th-seeded Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah or Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand. Timea Bacsinszky has called a trainer on c...

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New Zealand beat Sir Ben Ainslie's British team in America's Cup semi

Putting aside the nerves, the doubts and the questions over the reliability of their battered boat, the Kiwi team notched up the required two wins to wrap up their semi-final series against British ou...

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We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

But they were unable to do that, going behind to a Paul Pogba goal in the first half before Henrikh Mkhitaryan made it 2-0 just after half-time. "We play for England, for Manchester and the peop...

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Conte defends Moses, says he was exhausted

Conte defends Moses, says he was exhausted

And he says he wants to be around for some time yet to win more honours with the club: "Contract talks haven't opened but I am happy at Chelsea ". The Spaniard is not ruling out leaving the club,...

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Did Steph Curry inappropriately squat on Cavaliers during Game 3?

Did Steph Curry inappropriately squat on Cavaliers during Game 3?

What do you think - did Curry make an intentional obscene gesture or was he honest about his explanation? Curry also said he was not influenced by Randy Moss' infamous fake mooning celebration...

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Cavs keep season alive with record-setting Game 4 victory

Yet, Love was the only one to get called for an excessive foul. The Warriors had planned to party, to pay back Cleveland . Thousands of fans are expected at the home of the Golden State Warriors...

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Austin Dillon's Fuel-Mileage Gamble Leads To Huge Win At Coca-Cola 600

Jimmie Johnson , who also tried to stay out and win the fuel-mileage race, ran out of gas just before the white flag waved, giving the lead away to Dillon, who held off Kyle Busch and Truex for the ...

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Altuve sparks Astros' 6-1 victory over Royals

Altuve sparks Astros' 6-1 victory over Royals

Keuchel leads both lists and he was looking to become the fifth pitcher since 1987 to start the season with a 10-0 record. My failure shouldn't overshadow what these guys did today. The only run off H...

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Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying

Pulisic scores twice, US beats Trinidad 2-0 in qualifying

Pulisic doubled the US lead 10 minutes later when a simple combination between Yedlin and Altidore allowed the 18-year-old a lane into the box where he finished past Williams and inside the right pos...

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Celebrations come first before on-loan midfielder Aaron Mooy decides future

Celebrations come first before on-loan midfielder Aaron Mooy decides future

It was then left to Huddersfield defender Christopher Schindler to put away the game-winning penalty and he was successful as the West Yorkshire team booked their place in the Premier League for...

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Madden 18 has its own FIFA Journey-style story mode

Madden 18 is coming to PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , PC and Nintendo Switch. Madden 18 is the first game in the Madden series to utilize the new engine and it looks absolutely gorgeous. Last yea...

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