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Sport Champions Trophy 2017: Brian Lara Backs This Team To Win Title
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Brian Lara Backs This Team To Win Title

The veteran of 185 ODIs feels that Steve Smith's Australia have a very good chance to win the trophy with the kind of squad they have. They go into the Champions Trophy as defending champions after claiming their second title four years ago and Kohli believes they can be successful again if they channel their Test success.

Author: 0 Barcelona Appoints Ernesto Valverde Head Coach

Luis Enrique rounded off his three-year tenure at Barcelona on Saturday by beating Alaves 3-1 to win the King's Cup for a third year in a row, the ninth trophy he led the club to. Valverde will be looking to turn Barcelona into the team to beat in LaLiga again, with the Catalans having to settle for second behind arch-rivals Real Madrid this season.

Author: 0 Murray Sets up Del Potro Blockbuster, Kyrgios Stunned

Feeling gimpy himself with a tweaked groin, Juan Martin del Potro saw his friend Nicolas Almagro of Spain become distraught with pain and frustration in their second-round French Open match. It seems like everyone thinks I didn't play particularly well, but there was some good stuff against a tough opponent. 'We played great battles previous year, one each, ' said Del Potro.

Author: 0 Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant

Despite, MS Dhoni (10) joining force with Smith, Pune found it hard to find the boundaries and the target was down to 47 runs off the final five overs. Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond, who knows a thing or two about yorkers himself, hailed Bumrah. The key moment arrived when captain, Aussie Steve Smith , was taken at cover for a top score of 51 off the very next ball.

Author: 0 Muguruza advances to 4th round at French Open

Sixth seed Dominic Thiem charged into round three with a routine win over Simone Bolelli, sweeping the Italian aside 7-5, 6-1, 6-3. He was broken eight times , only won 23% of points on Nadal's serve, had 5 winners (as against Nadal's 27), 34 unforced errors (as against Nadal's 23) and won just 36 of 118 points in the contest.

Author: 0 Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

They join Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea as the only clubs to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup. "I think United gave the city a lift and I think that was what it was about", the Scot explained. The 27-year-old has played key role for Mourinho this season and the fact that he has been left out of Wednesday's game points to a potential final start in Stockholm.

Author: 0 Real will treat 15th European Cup final like a first - Ramos

He brings to the team that will to win. Real ran out 1-0 winners thanks to second-half strike from Predrag Mijatovic . "I haven't broken so many records by accident". "We're going to try to play our game; we know we're going to play against a great team". It would also enable him to get one over Zinedine Zidane in a major final for the second time in his career, after victory in the 2006 World Cup final.

Author: 0 Nadal nearly ideal but Djokovic struggles

I said, 'You think?'. The world number two will play the victor of the clash between Lucas Pouille and Albert Ramos-Vinollas in the fourth round, with a potential quarter-final with in-form Austrian Dominic Thiem on the cards. It was Nadal's 100th best-of-five-sets match on clay. He's won in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid and looks destined to lift the Roland Garros trophy for a record tenth time.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant says he doesn't remember Rihanna staredown

The kid above, by the way, was flown to Oakland by the Warriors for Game 1 and got to meet Curry. The reporter, not picking up on Lue's tongue-in-cheek remark, asked the Cavs coach to elaborate on his statement. Andre Iguodala's 3-pointer to end the first quarter gave the Warriors a 35-30 lead and Golden State stretched it to 60-52 at half-time. A general view of the arena in the fourth quarter of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland ...

Author: 0 My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

Not that anyone expected any different. (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , left, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland , Calif., Thursday , June 1, 2017.

Author: 0 Buffon and Alves determined to live Champions League dream

We have to win and we must be tough, technically and tactically. "But we haven't won anything yet". Ronaldo is one of many superstar signings that Real Madrid have been famous for pursuing . Zidane was coy regarding which of Gareth Bale or Isco is likely to start the match. Juventus icon Gianluigi Buffon hailed Ronaldo as an example for footballers young and old to follow, and Zidane agrees with his former team-mate in Turin.

Author: 0 LeBron James' leadership move makes big impact after Cavaliers game

Stressed that the Warriors would be successful if they cut down on their turnovers - from the sloppiness of last year's Finals - and they only turned it over 4 times in Game 1 . Immediately prior to Game 1 of what many expect to be a hotly-contested NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers , commissioner Adam Silver opened up about what has been a playoffs filled with blowouts.

Author: 0 Man who had lethal injection delayed 7 times to be executed

Wicker's wife, Judy, initially told police she came home and was raped by a 'black man' who shot and killed her husband. In new appeals, Arthur said Alabama in December injected inmate Ronald Smith with painful execution drugs while Smith was still conscious.

Sport After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500
Author: 0 After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

Everyone has the right tools, no corners are cut, and this year adding a sixth vehicle for Fernando, even with all the possible distractions that might have caused, didn't stretch us too thin. Alonso put on a thrilling show and even led 27 laps - third most in the race - but the two-time Formula One champion was sent to the paddock when his engine blew with 20 laps remaining.

Sport ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals
Author: 0 ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals

If they do, the Warriors could become the first team in National Basketball Association history to make an unbeaten playoff run to the title. He also helped orchestrate an offense that tied the record for fewest turnovers in a Finals game with just four, an extremely impressive feat when you factor in their 31 assists.

Author: 0 Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title

Taking advantage of the French federation's women's development program that has produced a host of talented players - if not trophies for the French national team - Lyon has had an abundance of riches on its roster, topped this winter when it signed Morgan for the second half of the season and Hermann Trophy victor Kadeisha Buchanan.

Author: 0 Nadal launches French Open title bid

It's always good to see people that I have spent a lot of days in my life with. "I can not believe in the first round we have two ex-champions. It's hopefully something that can be long term". Trading baseline rallies, they exchanged breaks to leave Paire leading 4-3. Del Potro's best result at Roland Garros is the semifinals in 2009, the year he won at Flushing Meadows.

Author: 0 CAS upholds Atletico transfer ban

Despite blasting the Federation Internationale de Football Association ban as discriminatory and unfair, Atletico insist they have contingency plans in place. The club would not be able to sign a replacement for Griezmann until January - pushing his price even higher. The transfer suspension does not affect Griezmann's right to leave if United meet his £87m release clause, but he will be under pressure by the club to stay given that they can not replace him until next year.

Sport Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset
Author: 0 Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset

The Mechanicville, N.Y. native lured top jockey Javier Castellano to ride the son of Maclean's Music over his Derby mount, Gunnevera . "It's really special for us", Castellano said. But a amusing thing happened on the way to the finish line. Castellano asked Cloud Computing to go and he responded, rallying through the stretch and catching Classic Empire at the wire.

Sport Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Isner won 85 percent of his first-serve points (the 2017 season leaders have won 80 percent of their first-serve points). Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a third-round scare at the French Open to beat unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman in five sets.

Author: 0 Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for NBA Finals

That is why Golden State is my pick to win the National Basketball Association championship. His play in the first rounds suggests it should be his best finals yet. The Cavs on the other hand have pretty much the same roster as last season with a few moves to bolster their bench. Brown said if Kerr did return, he'd be ready to take the step back.

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors the favourites in the NBA Finals

He averaged a quiet 13.8 points in the first two rounds, then busted out for 22.6 points and 12.4 rebounds per game against Boston in the Eastern Conference finals. Some of the main problems for the Cavaliers surfaced during the first 12 minutes, including issues on the offensive glass and controlling play in the paint.

Author: 0 Ronaldo looks to break new ground at Champions League final

Meanwhile, the betting exchange has predicted an even Champions League final between defending champions Real Madrid , and a Juventus side chasing a first European triumph in 21 years. The Argentine, who has drawn inevitable comparisons with Lionel Messi, has scored four goals in 10 European appearances this season. Coming to Juve, the Serie A title winners have been unbeaten in Europe this season and are going to their second final in three years having conceded only three goals .

Sport Advantage Golden State Warriors in NBA finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Advantage Golden State Warriors in NBA finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers

Asked after the game if there was one thing that stood out for the Warriors - their speed or anything else - Cavs star Lebron James answered with two letters. Along with Irving, Cavaliers have the ammunition to become the first team to beat Warriors in NBA Playoffs 2017. "We have a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America".

Author: 0 Horschel Wins Byron Nelson on First Playoff Hole

It ended with a whimper with Day's three-jack on the 18th green in playoff hole No. 1, and despite being excited about the win, Horschel didn't love how the tournament ended. Bush announced that he is teaming up with the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament. Horschel sealed the deal with a closing par on the playoff hole (No.

Author: 0 After a dunkfest in Game 1, Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

After a the 2016-17 NBA regular season and three rounds of playoffs, we've finally enter the 2017 NBA Finals . Kevin Durant has talked about wanting to stay with the Warriors long term, and he's reportedly willing to put his money where his mouth is and take a lesser contract this offseason to help keep the team's core together.

Sport Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks has 6 RBIs, Yanks win 12-2
Author: 0 Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks has 6 RBIs, Yanks win 12-2

Thursday night's 12-2 Yankees win against the Blue Jays was a historic one for Brett Gardner . Some considered it a slow start given when he did past year, when he hit 20 homers in 53 games, 19 of them in a 37-game stretch. Ryan Tepera showed promise a year ago with the Buffalo Bisons, and has proved his worth in the majors lately. Montgomery went 4.1 innings and allowed one run on eight hits and five strikeouts in his last start on May 29 against the Baltimore Orioles .

Sport Jake Guentzel, Matt Murray lead Penguins to more thievery
Author: 0 Jake Guentzel, Matt Murray lead Penguins to more thievery

The 22-year-old leads the league with 12 playoff goals , including three on Pekka Rinne . Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne sits on the bench after being pulled during the third period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Wednesday, May 31, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

Author: 0 Tamim hits century against England

Roy's opening partner Hales and Root went about their business without taking too many risks and ended up stitching a 159-run stand at little over run-a-ball. But post their dismissals off consecutive deliveries, the lower middle-order couldn't do full justice to the base provided. But as the runs kept coming, an increasingly frustrated Stokes exchanged words with Tamim and mockingly patted him on the shoulder at the end of the 32nd over, with umpires Rod Tucker and S Ravi intervening ...

Author: 0 Giants react to Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland brawl

Harper got clocked by Strickland. This was the first time they've met since then. If anybody should get suspended, I think it should be their pitcher should get suspended, not our (player). "What gets lost in this is that Moore pitched a nice ballgame". Giants manager Bruce Bochy pointed out Harper threw his helmet at Strickland, but it wouldn't be hard to conclude who instigated the altercation.