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Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

That match pits a pair of players with three Grand Slam titles apiece. "I played well all the matches here". Stan Wawrinka has won the fourth set against A...


Domingo expects De Villiers response

Former cricket all-rounder Shahid Afridi said it would be a mistake to write off Pakistan after they proved they remain arguably the most unpredictable team i...


Bangladesh deserve the respect they are getting: Tamim Iqbal

All the top seven batsmen barring Mushfiqur Rahim failed to reach double digits and it was young guns Mehedi Hasan Miraz (24) and Sunzamul Islam (18) who saved ...


Virat Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

Forbes described the cricketer as the " Indian cricket phenom", adding that he has "for good reason" already started drawing comparisons with all-time great ...


Irving sparks Cavaliers over Warriors to end ideal playoff run

The game delivered history - but not the type we expected. Should the Warriors complete the sweep, it would be first sweep in the Finals since 2007, when the ...


Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

Spain worldwide Llorente explained that he tries to watch Nadal play as often as he can, before going on to heap praise on the "King of Clay". He was left a...


Theresa May, a weakened and fragile leader

Instead, May has suffered a humiliating setback . But her campaign unravelled after a policy u-turn on care for the elderly, while Corbyn's old-school soci...


Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4

They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games a year ago. After the teams won a fin...


Roland Garros by the numbers

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before going on to win 4-6 6-2 6-2. "Of course, when I came here I didn't expect I'...


LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

James already has left Cleveland once for four seasons with the Miami Heat, and returned in 2014. That move by the four-time National Basketball Association sc...


Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

A succession of Wawrinka winners left the world No.1 helpless in the final set as the 32-year-old fittingly brought an end to more than four-and-a-half hours ...


Rafael Nadals heads to his 10th French Open final defeating Thiem

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his semi-final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem . But he hasn't played in one since 2014, because he lost to...


Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

James has been their best player in the finals so far, but besides some help from Irving and Love, others have not contributed much to the score. No matter who...


Real Madrid Think €100m For Chelsea and Manchester United Chased Alvaro Morata

The report suggests that United are confident of securing a deal for less than that, especially considering that Real Madrid only paid £30million to re-sign t...


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

Asked if he thought it might be too soon for him to take on the captaincy, Kane replied: "For me personally, I don't think so". "People have said to me there ...


Murray blames mid-match dip for gruelling defeat by Wawrinka

Wawrinka will now watch courtside as clay legend Rafael Nadal and Italian hopeful Dominic Thiem contest the other semi-final. The No. 3-seeded Wawrinka ...


Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Draymond Green was assessed with a technical foul in the first quarter of Game 4 Friday night that disappeared sometime in the third quarter. He seemed to just ...


Swanson hustles for double, Ruiz lifts Braves over Mets 3-2

Lucie on Thursday after a almost two-week delay in his rehab assignment. "We were very, very fortunate that the young man who replaced him has played so well". ...


Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Ostapenko sealed the win on her second match point with a forehand victor to break Bacsinszky's serve for the fourth time in the set. Few people expected K...


Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

Spain's Rafael Nadal eyes the ball while playing Austria's Dominic Thiem during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland...


Champions Trophy: De Villiers to undergo fitness test ahead of India clash

India captain Virat Kohli has lauded Sri Lanka's gutsy batting performance and said that his team was not "invincible" despite setting up a big target of...


Nadal rolls Thiem to set up Wawrinka clash

When Wawrinka finds his rhythm and is spraying winners left and right, he's proven to be one of the tougher players on tour to beat. There were plenty of oppo...


Golden State looks to finish off sweep of Cavaliers

When that's the case, they can beat Golden State. As this best-of-seven series moves to Game Four, scheduled for Friday night (tomorrow, Singapore time ) in ...


Cavs 'highly agitated' over Stephen Curry celebration

Of course Curry denied having any malice behind his actions but the Cavs players didn't take it lightly. "It's all spontaneous. I wish I could have a little m...


Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown

No one was more surprised at the turn of events than trainer Graham Motion . Held at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., the Belmont Stakes lays claim to the fac...


Messi's Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

They are fifth in the 10-team South American group after 14 of the 18 matches , fully 11 points behind leaders Brazil , who have already secured their passage...


Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

It's all Penguins after the first period of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. "This is awesome. We're having a really good time". "I think when he's going he p...


Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of National Basketball Association title

It is so because of the Warriors' acquisition of Kevin Durant last off-season. The Warriors signed Durant to a two-year, $55 million deal, and before the in...


Browns waive Tyvis Powell before scheduled first pitch at Indians game

He signed with his hometown team in February. The Cleveland Browns have parted ways with former Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell. Powell reportedly still...


Pens smash Preds, close in on repeat

Two consecutive victories don't give coach Peter Laviolette belief that his Nashville Predators have momentum against the Pittsburgh Penguins going in...


Jelena Ostapenko to face Simona Halep in surprise French Open final

On her 20th birthday, Ostapenko became the first Latvian to reach a final in the grand slam era. “In some moments, ” Ostapenko said, “I felt a little bit ti...


Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Artemis Racing was a new syndicate four years ago but was devastated by the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamara...


Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

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 man...


Virat Kohli marks India after Champions Trophy win over Pakistan

When India needed sixes and fours in the last couple of overs, Pandya, sent in ahead of MS Dhoni and Kedar Jadhav, did just that, smacking the left-arm spin...


Mladenovic hails home crowd

Mladenovic triumphed 6-1 3-6 6-3, but Muguruza appeared less than impressed by the behavior of the crowd. "And I think it was bad, when they kind of screamed ...