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Success is piece of cake for French Open champ Muguruza

Success is piece of cake for French Open champ Muguruza

In remaining women's third-round matches, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic brushed aside Germany's Carina Witthoeft 7-5, 6-1; No. "I go to a club and dance with the teacher ther...

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Craig McDermott applies for India cricket head coaching role

Craig McDermott applies for India cricket head coaching role

Azhar Ali was removed from captaincy and Sarfraz Ahmed was handed the role and more emphasis was given on fitness which saw the withdrawal of Umar Akmal from the squad. But Arthur, after seeing Pak...

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Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis

But it was confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that he will remain in his role until at least 2019. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has defended the club's decision to stand by Arsene Wenger , ...

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Scores injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare

Scores injured in Juve fan panic after bomb scare

The accident occurred at around 10.15 p.m., when the fans tried to get away as quickly as possible, only to end up crammed against the retaining walls. "They ran, fell on the ground on the glass". I...

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Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against South Africa

Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against South Africa

Hashim Amla scored a brilliant 103 to become the first South African to slam 25 ODI centuries. However they fell in successive overs, and that would have really boosted Sri Lanka's confidence headi...

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1000 injured in Turin stampede - Italian police

The reason for the panic was that a banister of a stairway to an underground parking lot collapsed - some thought they heard explosions - which led to people getting injured when they tried to flee th...

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Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne

Mired in an eight-game goal drought heading into the series , the 22-year-old Nebraskan provided the victor in Game 1 and again in Game 2 when he pounded home a rebound just 10 seconds into the...

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Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

The Real Madrid talisman scored twice against Cardiff last night to achieve an historic successive European title for the La Liga giants. "But today we can say that we are a very good team and th...

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Cavs focus on improving physicality for Game 2

Cavs focus on improving physicality for Game 2

Thirty-eight, 8, 8, zero turnovers? But his defense is still as crucial as he is the rare player equally adept at controlling ball-handling point guards, chasing shooters around screens and matching...

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Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress

Wildcard Fourlis, aged 17 and at 337 the lowest-ranked player in the main draw, was the stronger for much of the first two sets, keeping Wozniacki pinned at the back of the court with blistering drive...

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Oxlade-Chamberlain opens up on how Victor Moses' dive happened

Oxlade-Chamberlain opens up on how Victor Moses' dive happened

And Arsene Wenger says he drilled into his players that succeeding against Chelsea was more important than what his own future holds. "I invite you one day to live with me and one thing you can ...

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'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Mladenovic managed to pull off the biggest victory of her career despite 16 double-faults, seven in each of the last two sets at Court Suzanne Lenglen on a windy day with the temperature in the 60s (...

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Kimi Raikkonen is a victim of the old Ferrari one-two

Hamilton had struggled to get his tyres into the correct operating window temperature all weekend and failed to reach the final qualifying session as a result. Twenty five points is a long way away a...

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JR Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls

Now that certain guys have gotten a taste of it, I think you'll see a lot better showing in game two. The Warriors are tough to beat no matter where they game is, but at the Oracle, they are even to...

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Cavaliers fan pretends to like Warriors, trolls Bay Area TV station

I for one am not a huge NBA fan, but I am definitely pleased and excited that Arizona Basketball will once again be well-represented in the NBA Finals! Forget all the things Cleveland did wrong of...

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James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub

Indeed, Real are the first to win back-to-back titles since the competition morphed into the Champions League , European football's biggest club competition. Real Madrid won 4-1. "We won the league o...

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The insane amount Madrid players will receive after Champions League win

Asked beforehand whether this would come down to a contest between himself and Cristiano Ronaldo , the Juventus goalkeeper replied: "I'm not so conceited as to say that, I would never put myself on...

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Manchester delight at Europa success

Jose Mourinho has delivered a thinly veiled dig at his critics following Manchester United's Europa League triumph, suggesting that football's "poets" don't win titles. 'I don't care about foot...

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Golden State Warriors 10 best moments from Game 1

Here are the ten best moments from the opening game of the 2017 NBA Finals . GOLDEN State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant says he's not anxious about Cleveland's plans to get physical in game tw...

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Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

As the calendar turned to 2016, Djokovic retained this necessary capacity to absorb less-than-perfect performances yet advance in a bracket. Maybe he'll end up winning the 2017 French Open. The French...

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'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza

Mladenovic is still affected on serve by her back troubles, and any slips against Muguruza on Sunday are likely to be punished. Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more...

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Kokrak in pole position at AT&T Byron Nelson but Spieth misses cut

Horschel and Day both missed their birdie chances at 18 well left of the hole, and each player tapped in their pars to take the tournament to a playoff. "Overall, it was a pretty good week, but obvi...

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De Villiers hails 'amazing' Amla post win over Sri Lanka

De Villiers hails 'amazing' Amla post win over Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan batsman made the cardinal sin of taking a run off a misfield by de Villiers who regained his ground quickly and despite being off balance managed to hit the stumps with Chandimal inch...

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Bus driver exits vehicle for photo with UFC 212 victor Vitor Belfort

Bus driver exits vehicle for photo with UFC 212 victor Vitor Belfort

All three judges scored the fight 29-28. Marquardt then exchange some kicks to the midsection with Belfort, Marquardt then catches a swinging Belfort with a counter left hook. I wanted to go all the w...

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Injured tally from Turin stampede rises to 1000

A stampede in Turin left hundreds injured when loud bangs, reportedly mistaken for a bomb, caused panic in San Carlo Square where soccer fans gathered to watch the Champions League final between Juven...

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Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Meanwhile, caused an early stoppage. For 84 minutes these two battled each other to a standstill as Murray gradually worked out a way to combat the deep backhand slice and ferocious forehands of his...

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French Open Day 6: Djokovic escapes as Nadal dominates

French Open Day 6: Djokovic escapes as Nadal dominates

Nadal was untouchable against the outclassed No. 63. So far he has lost just 20 games - a record only bettered by the 19 he lost in 2012. Despite his 100th best-of-five sets clay court match ...

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Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Malaysia Airlines said the plane landed safely and the man was immediately apprehended by airport security. "An investigation led by Australian authorities is now underway and Malaysia Airlines w...

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NBA Finals pick: Cavaliers stun Warriors in six games

NBA Finals pick: Cavaliers stun Warriors in six games

Can Cleveland win a game or two in this series? The Cavs have been flawless on the road this postseason, winning their last three games by an average of 30 points. Golden State will also have to mak...

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Modern-thinking Valverde ideal coach for Barcelona — Bartomeu

Modern-thinking Valverde ideal coach for Barcelona — Bartomeu

Herrera worked with Valverde at Athletic Bilbao before joining United in a £24 million deal in 2014. He is an experienced and intelligent coach with good organisational and communication skills, i...

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