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Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

Wawrinka will play the victor of the semifinal match between fourth seed Rafael Nadal of Spain and sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria. Fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal is bidding for a 10th Fre...

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Lebron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

He was compared with all-time great Sachin Tendulkar by Forbes . American tennis star and 23-time Grand Slam victor, Serena Williams , is the only woman on the list with an estimated income of $...

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French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 'La Decima' against Stanislas Wawrinka

Not bad for an old guy, eh? You have to accept it. "It's true that I have been having a great tournament", Nadal said . In a match that was always going to be a tussle between Wawrinka's br...

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Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business

Golden State, in Cleveland until tomorrow night (Friday) to play Games 3 and 4 against the Cavaliers (Wednesday and Friday night games) in this four out of seven series, will either sweep the defe...

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3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

Every had four birdies during his round and an eagle on the par-5 16th, sticking his second shot about 10 feet from the flagstick before sinking the putt. Langer, Kevin Sutherland and Glen Day each sh...

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James defends decision to pass late (again)

We've spent weeks, months, perhaps even a year complaining about the NBA's lack of competition in the age of Golden State domination. In addition to the scoring records, the Cavs set a Finals record...

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Wawrinka beats Murray in 5-set French Open semi-final epic

Wawrinka beats Murray in 5-set French Open semi-final epic

When Murray was asked how he has turned his tennis around this fortnight after early exits in the leadup clay tournaments where he did so well previous year, he said: "I was doing a lot of very basi...

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Confident Harry Kane is aiming for a Hampden hat-trick

Confident Harry Kane is aiming for a Hampden hat-trick

Tottenham Hotspur's Kane finished as the Premier League's top scorer for the second successive season, netting 29 times in the 2016-17 campaign. He takes over from Wayne Rooney , who has been le...

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Eden Hazard could miss start of season with broken ankle

Chelsea are braced to be without Eden Hazard when they begin the defence of their Premier League title in August after the Belgium forward returned to London to undergo surgery on a fracture...

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NBA finals Game 4: Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers staved off NBA Finals elimination and ended Golden State's shot at an unprecedented ideal run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win over the Warriors on Friday. ...

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Predators' Pontus Aberg victimizes Penguins with sick goal in Game 2

Predators' Pontus Aberg victimizes Penguins with sick goal in Game 2

That, above everything, they have. The first is to see how Nashville's offense responds. The Predators were arguably the better team in the opening game. Every other champ since 2008 has been to...

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Sir Ben Ainslie hopeful New Zealand can recover after America's Cup capsizing

Artemis Racing of Sweden clinched a spot in the America's Cup challenger finals by beating SoftBank Team Japan on Friday for the fourth straight time. The New Zealand team brought Van Velthoove...

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Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

She will be expected to win against an unseeded opponent in Saturday's final, but in Jelena Ostapenko she will face a woman who Chris Evert, the former world No. The third seed will now bid for her ...

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Nadal crushes Thiem in French Open to set up Wawrinka showdown

Nadal crushes Thiem in French Open to set up Wawrinka showdown

Wawrinka , the 2015 champion, now stands between Rafael Nadal and a slice of Open Era history as the Spaniard bids to become the first player to win the same grand slam on 10 separate occasions....

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LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for career points in NBA Finals

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for career points in NBA Finals

The chance to sign James is worth overhauling an offseason plan for. He first reached the Finals in 2007 during his first stint with the Cavaliers and has played in the Finals in each of the last ...

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Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

Golden State and Cleveland have now played five games this season, including the regular season. "He's been an wonderful player in this league for a long time , and I think he senses this is his t...

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Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Yet such is his ability that he'd assuredly have won nearly twice that but for injuries. "One team will come through that better than the other". Despite more than 70 per cent possession and an over...

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Wawrinka tops Murray in French Open semis

Wawrinka tops Murray in French Open semis

Wawrinka will face on Sunday the victor of the next semifinal between Rafael Nadal (4) and Dominic Thiem (6). Asked about the prospect of a 10th title, he said: "I think I don't make more histor...

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Patriots receive diamond-studded Super Bowl rings

Patriots receive diamond-studded Super Bowl rings

The words "World Champions" surround the sides to contribute to the ring's unique shape and size. The ring presented on Friday night has the likeness of the Patriots' five Lombardi Trophies on it. I...

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Spurs' Harry Kane all set for England captaincy

Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the current holder of Fifa's best player award and the Ballon d'Or, and Kane admits he looks up to the former Manchester United player. "It's...

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Spurs striker Kane aiming to improve his England form

I am not there yet. "Part of it is proving it on the global stage". "With club football, you are in a rhythm all the time ". "I'm 23 now. Hopefully I've got a quite few more years left and I ca...

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Aussies frustrated by washout

Previously, their tournament opener against New Zealand could also fetch no result but in that game the Aussies were in a spot of bother, finding themselves three down for 53 in 9 overs when a rain-...

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Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Thousands of fans are expected at the home of the Golden State Warriors on Friday night, having gobbled up $20 tickets for an NBA Finals watch party at Oracle. His addition has taken the Warriors ...

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Warriors coach Kerr: Game four was out of hand

Cleveland took game three at home , lost game four and then won the final three games - game seven in Oakland - to capture the city's first sports championship since 1964. For the Warriors, Curry wa...

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Tearful French favourite Kiki dumped out in Paris

I'm getting more confident, so if I keep it up, I think anything can happen". And when the match did eventually get underway the windy conditions disrupted Mladenovic's flow in-front of a vocal home...

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Cavs 'highly agitated' over Stephen Curry celebration

Curry squatted (?) near the Cavaliers logo, and you need to get your mind out of the gutter. When asked about the gesture after the game, Curry denied any type of premeditation. The Cavs know that...

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Gabriel Mercado winner helps Argentina down Brazil in Australian Superclasico

Gabriel Mercado winner helps Argentina down Brazil in Australian Superclasico

Brazil , who have already qualified for next year's World Cup, are without their talisman Neymar but Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho said they were hellbent not to lose their edge against ...

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Sri Lanka stun India - masterful run-chase to victory

Mathews was happy that Sri Lanka's traditional Papare band (people come with a drum and trumpet) was present in full force at the Oval yesterday. We are not annoyed (by India treating this as ...

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Warriors defeat Cavaliers to take 3-0 lead in NBA Finals

Draymond Green finished with 16 points, Stephen Curry totaled 14, Klay Thompson 13, and Shaun Livingston added 10 off the bench. Yet he's also the one player in the league who , when the situati...

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Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland tomorrow, says Gareth Southgate

Those who follow the fortunes of Scotland have not had much to shout about in recent years. "We get a couple of chances, we don't take them, we could have been in the lead. "England were odds-on to ...

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