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Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

Nadal , bidding for a record-extending 10th title at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2 2-0 when Carreno Busta decided he could not continue after receiving lengt...


Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Buttler at least had the pleasure of sending Trent Boult (1-56) for a sensational six in the 46th over after the wicketkeeper-batsman calmly stepped aside and t...


French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka

Nadal may have the force with him, he has been in cracking form. Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. "Rafa is playing flawless tennis", Alex ...


Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and pounded away a 50th clean victor to become the first Latvian player to reach a grand slam final. "I don't n...


Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

Having bowled Bangladesh out for just 182, Australia looked to be cruising to victory, reaching 83-1 after 16 overs before the heavens opened and washed out...


Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata on cusp of joining Manchester United for £60million

The Daily Telegraph's Matt Law reported as much on Friday after the Spaniard "agreed in principle to the terms that will be offered to him". Alvaro Morata ...


Gabriel Mercado helps Argentina to 1-0 win over Brazil

Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus misses from six-yards out in their friendly game against Argentina at the MCG. But it was a Gabriel Mercado strike on th...


Martinez throws 4-hitter as Cards deck Phillies

All my pitches were flawless, in my opinion, the location they were ideal and I'm just really happy". The location, they were flawless. "It's just getting ahead...


Chiseldon's Jonny May scores try in thrilling England win over Argentina

At the other end of the scale, captain Dylan Hartley won his 85th cap, overtaking Martin Johnson to become the third-equal most capped England global of all...


NHL: Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

That might seem to put the pressure on Pittsburgh , the defending Cup champion, playing at home in Game 5. Malkin ripped a wrist shot over Rinne's glove on...


Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

But she pulled off the impossible, earning her first career title in the process. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". Contrastingly, for all her inexper...


Kohli says composure key, de Villiers says calmness

Hashim Amla was very watchful, escaping an early run-out attempt as he toiled for runs before falling for 35 off 54 balls. Just as the Proteas were beginning ...


British and Irish Lions tour: Time to kick on, says George North

I came into camp quite late, but I'm just excited to get out there on the field now. "We've known about the quality of the players we've got and I just keep r...


Di Grassi takes Berlin Formula E pole by 0.001s

Di Grassi, meanwhile, was satisfied with his day's work, given the issues with his auto - the Brazilian was also nursing a sore ankle after injuring it during a...


Andrea Dovizioso takes back-to-back wins for Ducati with Catalan victory

Italian Andrea Dovizioso beat the Spanish home heroes to win the Grand Prix of Catalunya on Sunday and celebrate back-to-back MotoGP victories for Ducati...


Kiwis seize lead in America's Cup qualifiers, France out

The display followed on from an earlier effort in their first race, against SoftBank Team Japan, when they managed a “measly” 99.6 per cent flight time. Cammas ...


Champions Trophy 2017: India vs South Africa

Pakistan is set to face Sri Lanka in a do or die match on Sunday where the victor of the match will reach the semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017...


CT 2017: South Africa lose four at 142 in 30 overs

He achieved the feat during match 11 of the ICC Champions trophy against South Africa at The Oval. Kohli also spoke about his counterpart Virat Kohli. Hav...


India take on South Africa in a do or die match

India began their reply positively and both openers had struck sixes before Rohit Sharma drove loosely at Morkel and was caught by wicketkeeper De Kock for 12....


Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal quarter-final matches postponed because of rain

Nishikori knocked Murray out of the US Open in a five-set quarter-final a year ago but insisted he couldn't remember it. Nishikori, bidding to make the semi-fin...


World Cup glory for England's young lions

After the match, England forward Dominic Solanke , due to join Liverpool from Chelsea on 1 July, was awarded the Golden Ball given to the player of the t...


Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry joins Bayern Munich

Gnabry had also attracted the interest of Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig with his fine performances in 2016-17, but the reigning Bundesliga champions have won the ...


Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

And while the Spaniard and his entire team have downplayed its significance - "Nine is my favourite number", he joked on Friday - it will still be a historic ...


Brace yourselves: Warriors-Cavs 3-1 lead jokes are coming

The celebrating after Game 4 was done by Cavaliers fans, not Golden State players, their families or anyone else dressed in blue and gold who came looking f...


Ferraris (Vettel, Raikkonen) fastest in Canadian GP practice

Sebastien Vettel in the other Ferrari was third, with Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas fourth. Young Dutchman Max Verstappen was fifth best in a Red Bull...


Cavs didn't want Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

With a chance to win the National Basketball Association championship, and go undefeated in the playoffs, the Warriors got run over by the Cavaliers , 137-11...


Nadal and Wawrinka set for mouth-watering showdown

Spain's Rafael Nadal stretches to return the ball to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Gar...


Michael Venus-Ryan Harrison clinch French Open men's doubles title

The 20-year-old Ostapenko hit 14 winners but made 23 unforced errors, while Halep made just two but only hit one victor. Ostapenko hit 54 winners and had as m...


India vs South Africa ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The rivalry between the two sides is more even when it comes to ICC events. The winners guarantee themselves a semi-final spot, but that prospect is looking h...


ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England vs Australia

A maiden five-wicket haul is the next box to tick off on the Durham quick's CV, but with the pelts of Hashim Amla, Kane Williamson, David Warner and Smith hangi...


The Brewers-Mets series has featured some hilarious moments

Brewers left fielder Nick Franklin threw out Lucas Duda at the plate to end the second as he tried to score from second on d'Arnaud's single. "He's been los...


Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4

We were in attack mode, and it results in us having 49. We just kept our composure. We've been physical, we haven't turned the ball over and we've shared the ba...


Kickboxer Murthel Groenhart KO's Opponent, Gets Attacked By Fans in Ring

Some in the crowd obviously didn't see it that way and managed to land a few punches of their own before Groenhart's trainer and security were able to intervene...


Champions Trophy 2017 - Upul Tharanga , Sri Lanka Captain Suspended

He did really well to assess the conditions, and communicated well with us on what kind of score is going to be good", De Villiers said. "It's great to see"...


Morata hints Real Madrid teammate could join him at Man Utd

A host of names, including Andrea Belotti , Antoine Griezmann , Romelu Lukaku and Kylian Mbappe , have been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but Morata ...