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Jelena Ostapenko pulls off fantastic comeback to win the French Open

Jelena Ostapenko pulls off fantastic comeback to win the French Open Definitely showed that over the past two weeks. The 20-year-old is the first unseeded woman to win the Roland Garros final since 1933 and the first Latvian player in history to claim a major. And also I think my character is like that. "And we just want to create some rivalries now". From rhapsodising about the Latvian's game to predicting greatness for her future, here's how tennis writers re... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Golden State's 129-120 victory over Cleveland Monday night in Game 5 of their series to win the National Basketball Association title had about a series-high 9.3 rating on WKBW-TV (Channel 7), the local ABC affiliate. "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realize his goal and be my teammate". "Doesn't get much better than that". Warriors general manager Bob Myers signed Durant to a two-year... [Full Article...]

Jets release Decker after failing to find trade

Jets release Decker after failing to find trade NY is parting ways with the veteran wide receiver. Decker was limited to nine receptions for 194 yards and two TDs in three games previous year because of a shoulder injury. Decker was a prominent member of the Jets receiving core heading into 2016 before succumbing to shoulder and hip injuries that would land him on season-ending injured reserve. [Full Article...]

Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door Rodman has visited the country at least four times, with three of the visits taking place between 2013 and 2014. It is not clear if the Rodman trip is part of that effort or not. Another regular member of Rodman's entourage, Columbia University geneticist Joe Terwilliger, was also on the trip. Rodman was spotted by reporters at Beijing International Airport , China but refused to respond to q... [Full Article...]

Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland The correction was not made until the end of the third quarter. The Green-Kerr technical foul snafu was just part of the drama in the third quarter. What happened on Friday is best described as shady, just like Dikembe Mutombo prematurely congratulating the 76ers on the first overall pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft, or the Knicks winning the '85 lottery. [Full Article...]

Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

The Warriors entered the game mindful of what had happened against the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the finals last season. The Golden State Warriors will attempt to become the first team in NBA history to go undefeated throughout the NBA Playoffs. [Full Article...]

Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil The 30-year-old multiple Olympic gold medalist, is scheduled to run in the 100 metres at the Racers Grand Prix on Saturday. Bailey came to the 30,000-capacity National Stadium and joined the sea of yellow and green, vuvuzela blowing fans with her friend, Shawn Dennis, who works as a cashier in Kingston. [Full Article...]

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

The positivity of two straight home wins lies shattered after the Pittsburgh Penguins iced away a 6-0 win, sending the Predators back home needing an answer to force a deciding Game 7. Asked how he'd managed to come through previously when under pressure Kessel responded in typical easy-going fashion: "Just do whatever I do". The second-round pick would be the one Toronto originally acquired... [Full Article...]

Players are ready to take on England - Strachan

Players are ready to take on England - Strachan Speaking exclusively to The Star, Bannan said: "It is probably the hardest thing I've had to deal with in my football career". Security at Hampden Park has been ramped up after Police Scotland were persuaded to back down from demanding the clash be postponed amid fears over hooliganism and terrorist attacks. [Full Article...]

Hugo No! French Keeper's Big Blunder

Hugo No! French Keeper's Big Blunder Sweden didn't take long to respond, hitting back via Jummy Durmaz six minute later. With so much talent at their disposal, most people just assumed France would qualify easily for the tournament. We could have kept Sweden behind us, but that is no longer the case. France coach Didier Deschamps refused to blame Lloris, despite his captain's shockingly bad error on his 89th worldwide appe... [Full Article...]

Huge upset as Novak Djokovic falls to Dominic Thiem

Huge upset as Novak Djokovic falls to Dominic Thiem A year ago, Djokovic became the first man in almost a half-century to claim a fourth consecutive major championship and completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros . "I mean , it's a joke how tough it is to win a Slam", said Thiem, the only player who beat Nadal in one of his 23 clay-court matches this season. Their last meeting on that surface was in last year's French Open semifinals, a... [Full Article...]

India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017

India Have Edge over Others in Champions Trophy 2017 [Full Article...]

Police release video showing the arrest of Tiger Woods

Woods replies that he is going to his house. "I feel bad for Tiger", Jack Nicklaus said. But Woods instead puts his right shoe up on the vehicle and unties it as the officer is telling him it's the wrong shoe. When news of his arrest first surfaced, Woods said he made a mistake by misunderstanding the effects of the medications he was taking. He was in Los Angeles for the Genesis Open, run by hi... [Full Article...]

LeBron James moves up on Forbes' list of top paid athletes

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Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis

Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis Embattled manager Arsene Wenger has signed another two-year deal to stay on with Arsenal , news outlets have reported. If they lose Ozil and Sanchez they could be mid-table. "Arsene is somebody I have worked with for over eight years now, and I know the quality of the man, I know the quality of him as a football person and I know the quality of him as a human being as well". [Full Article...]

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch With 1999 French Open champion Agassi in the players box for the first time after agreeing a short-term coaching role, Djokovic experienced some trouble against the world No. In all, of the 11 men from the United States who entered the main draw at Roland Garros, only Isner and No. 25 Steve Johnson remain in the tournament. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad". But Madrid , inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo's brace, were too hot for Juve to handle. "We are good age-wise and we have young players that are coming in that have a lot of quality". Speculation is rife that Bale's time in Madrid could be nearing an end but he's determined to stay in Spain and win more trophies. [Full Article...]

It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith

England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in Group A on Thursday (Friday NZT). Meanwhile, with one runs scored of the last ball of the tenth over, New Zealand were 68 for the loss of one wicket after 10 overs. Ronchi had his share of luck as Mitchell Starc dropped a simple chance at mid-on. Ronchi celebrated by flat-batting a four before ending the over with a soaring straight six. [Full Article...]

OU advances to Championship Series of Women's College World Series

OU advances to Championship Series of Women's College World Series The Sooners (59-9) will play top-seeded Florida on Monday night to start the best-of-three championship series. Kleist secured the save in Oregon's first elimination game against Baylor on Saturday afternoon. The fifth started with Lea Wodach reaching base on a throwing error by OR catcher Gwen Svekis that allowed her to take second base. “They really are getting into their groove, ” Gasso... [Full Article...]

Zinedine Zidane: La Liga title win vital for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane: La Liga title win vital for Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane claimed Monday that winning the La Liga as Real Madrid coach surpassed his stellar achievements as a player and even lifting the Champions League in his debut season as coach a year ago. Luka Modric and Gareth Bale , in particular, who won La Liga for the first time with Real, could not believe that they would not be awarded the trophy after the title race went down to the f... [Full Article...]


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