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Stephens into first French Open quarter-final

Stephens into first French Open quarter-final

Keys agreed after she too completed her set of reaching at least the quarters at all four slams. Kontaveit's run at Roland Garros follows an excellent clay-court season which has seen her rise to a ...

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Will Stephen Curry Be Named NBA Finals MVP after Making History?

Will Stephen Curry Be Named NBA Finals MVP after Making History?

Perkins doesn't have to move out of the way, especially if he's sitting down, but most players probably would have moved their legs in a bit to avoid contact with an opponent who's in the game. "The s...

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Terror threats to Messi see World Cup warm-up match cancelled

Terror threats to Messi see World Cup warm-up match cancelled

The Palestinians celebrated the cancellation as a major triumph. A petition cited "Israel's long record of human rights abuses, on and off the field", and also referenced the recent Israeli snip...

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Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial Tournament after play-off

Bryson DeChambeau wins Memorial Tournament after play-off

The two-time TOUR victor eventually had to chip from off the green for his par chance only to see the ball unluckily scrape past the hole and leave him eliminated. And he did so with a birdie at the...

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Fan catches foul ball in her beer cup, chugs beer

Fan catches foul ball in her beer cup, chugs beer

Not only did the ball land in Gabby's pint, she remarkably was able to maintain it in her hand, without much drops spilled beyond the splash of the ball. DiMarco caught the ball in her cup, while hold...

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Simona Halep wins grueling duel to reach French Open semis

Simona Halep wins grueling duel to reach French Open semis

Muguruza, the 2016 champion, earlier thrashed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the semi-finals, condemning the Russian to her worst Grand Slam defeat in more than six years. "I think she's right no...

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Putin backs Spain at WCup, says Russia to 'fight to finish'

Putin backs Spain at WCup, says Russia to 'fight to finish'

Their ambition drives them to play an active role in the changes happening in Saudi Arabia and will undoubtedly inspire their fellow peers to follow in their footsteps. 'FIFA reminds all fans tha...

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Nadal fightback held up by rain

Nadal fightback held up by rain

An earlier rain interruption appeared to do Nadal some good. The players were forced off the court for 40 minutes, but when they returned Nadal levelled for 3-3 and let out a trademark roar of ...

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LeBron James SLAMMED: Cavs star made one monumental error against Warriors

LeBron James SLAMMED: Cavs star made one monumental error against Warriors

Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala has an interesting relationship with the media. It has been a long-standing tradition for championship teams to visit the White House, but there has ...

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Former Shakhtar boss Lucescu confirms Fred has completed move to Old Trafford

Former Shakhtar boss Lucescu confirms Fred has completed move to Old Trafford

Fred had previously been targeted by Manchester City , so this is no doubt a victory for United on multiple levels. He played against United twice during the 2013/14 Champions League group stages ...

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Gunners move for Juve defender Stephan Lichtsteiner

Gunners move for Juve defender Stephan Lichtsteiner

The seven-time Serie A victor will wear the No. 12 shirt at the Emirates and compete with Hector Bellerin for a starting place on the right side of Emery's defence. "I hope I can bring a lot of experi...

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Former quarterback Oliver Luck to become XFL commissioner

Former quarterback Oliver Luck to become XFL commissioner

The new XFL kicks off in early 2020 and will deliver a fan-centric, innovative experience, including fast-paced games and a family-friendly environment, complemented by cross-platform viewing option...

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Modric to Neymar: We are waiting for you eh

Modric to Neymar: We are waiting for you eh

Before Neymar's brilliant opener, Croatia might have struck first when Ante Rebic's header forced a fine save from Alisson. Asked whether that would be his starting lineup if the World Cup began n...

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Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA Finals

Cavaliers face now-or-never home stand in NBA Finals

Although the Cavaliers fought back in the third period, Curry's run of three-pointers took the game beyond them and they head back to Cleveland for Game Three on Wednesday desperate not to fall three ...

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Man dies in shooting at Bray Boxing Club

Man dies in shooting at Bray Boxing Club

A 30-year-old man was killed and gardai say his body remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist. The incident reportedly occurred at approximately 6:55 a.m. A technical exam...

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England vs Nigeria 2 - 1 June 02 2018 World Cup Friendlies

England vs Nigeria 2 - 1 June 02 2018 World Cup Friendlies

Federation Internationale de Football Association released the final squads of each of the World Cup's 32 teams on Monday, complete with shirt numbers, height and weight, and it listed Tottenham str...

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Fred's move to Manchester United backed by Rivaldo

Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed their first signing for next season. Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred was at Manchester United's Carrington training headquarters toda...

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Yaya Toure offers services to Liverpool

Yaya Toure offers services to Liverpool

Toure, an Ivory Coast worldwide, played for Guardiola at Barcelona for two seasons until he was sold to City in 2010 for £24m. It got to the point I asked myself if it was because of my color. He is...

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Djokovic battles through to last 16 at French Open

Djokovic battles through to last 16 at French Open

Djokovic roared after saving two break points to hold in a lengthy third game and conjured up a majestic forehand victor in the next to take a 3-1 lead. "So it's going to be an incredible challenge f...

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Nadal powers into 4th round with streaks intact

Nadal powers into 4th round with streaks intact

Nadal clinched victory on his first match point when Gasquet chopped an errant backhand long. Sharapova, the champion in Paris in 2012 and 2014, edged closer to a possible last-16 duel with Willia...

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Tristan Thompson Walks Out of Interview Over Stephen Curry Question

Tristan Thompson Walks Out of Interview Over Stephen Curry Question

Last year's NBA Finals MVP made his initial five field goals Sunday, driving right at James on offense and doing all he could to fluster him on defense. And, of course, 73 was off the charts in '16...

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Novak Djokovic reaches French Open quarter-finals after beating Fernando Verdasco

Novak Djokovic reaches French Open quarter-finals after beating Fernando Verdasco

World number three Alexander Zverev expressed confidence that youngsters on the tour can break the dominance of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer , the two veterans of the sport who are still atop the...

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West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini and wife robbed at gunpoint

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini and wife robbed at gunpoint

Pellegrini, his wife and friends were unharmed as the muggers escaped with their belongings. Despite the violence involved, no one was injured during the robbery, and police reportedly found the veh...

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Nigeria World Cup kit sells out in minutes, fans queue

Nigeria World Cup kit sells out in minutes, fans queue

The kit costs £65 and was not released until late on in order to increase demand and reduce the spread of replicas being produced ahead of the World Cup. There were long queue at Nike Town when Nati...

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Mohamed Salah provides injury update ahead of World Cup

Mohamed Salah provides injury update ahead of World Cup

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's 23-man squad for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Salah missed Egypt's goalless draw with Colombia last Friday as the No...

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Neuer Makes Germany’s World Cup List As Sane Excluded

Neuer Makes Germany’s World Cup List As Sane Excluded

Low explained it was a "very close decision" between Sane and Bayer Leverkusen's Julian Brant, who ultimately got the nod, adding that Sane, "has not arrived in global matches yet". "Draxler Reus and ...

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Russia 2018: Super Eagles promise to correct flaws

Russia 2018: Super Eagles promise to correct flaws

The player sustained a hip injury and after undergoing three examinations - the last which took place in London on Thursday as the rest of the Super Eagles were preparing for a friendly against Eng...

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Samuel Umtiti: Barcelona defender signs new five-year deal

Samuel Umtiti: Barcelona defender signs new five-year deal

The Catalan outfit released a statement on their website on Sunday afternoon, reading: "FC Barcelona and Samuel Umtiti have reached an agreement to extend the player's contract for a further fiv...

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Belgium Announce Final World Cup Squad

Belgium Announce Final World Cup Squad

The final 23-man squads for the 2018 World Cup are being announced on June (deadline is 11 a.m. ET) and there have been plenty of surprises so far. During Belgium's World Cup warm-up friendly ...

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Alexander Zverev comes back to reach French Open 4th round

Alexander Zverev comes back to reach French Open 4th round

The fourth set saw a pivotal momentum change as Khachanov failed to take advantage of two break points in the fifth game before Zverev secured a break in the following game, before the second seed sav...

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