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Sport Venus loses to the Swiss in Paris for second straight year
Author: 0 Venus loses to the Swiss in Paris for second straight year

Kuznetsova will face either 11th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki or American CiCi Bellis in the fourth round. Wozniacki also broke half of Kuznetsova's 12 service games. "It's like any athlete: When you watch another player, you can see everything that they're not doing and you want to get out there and do it yourself".

Author: 0 Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Dillon becomes the seventh different driver to score his first career Cup Series victory in the Coca-Cola 600 , joining David Pearson (1961), Jeff Gordon (1994), Bobby Labonte (1995), Matt Kenseth (2000), Casey Mears (2007) and David Reutimann (2009).

Sport Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship
Author: 0 Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship

From start to finish, Noren was flawless, holing a succession of birdie putts as he rose up the leaderboard. The West Course had never witnessed anything like it. Noren said: "It's probably my best ever round and I putted as good as I have done too". The former world number one found it tough to locate the fairways off the tee as his driver let him down badly on the tree-lined par-72 Wentworth course just outside London.

Author: 0 Amla and Tahir star in Proteas Champions Trophy opener

He was followed shortly after by his skipper AB De Villiers who was caught for just four at cover by Chamara Kapugedera off Seekkuge Prasanna. "He had a fantastic performance today". "We were slow between the overs". Sri Lanka got off to a solid start reaching 82 for one at the end of the tenth over, but failed to capitalize.

Sport Arsenal Miss Out On Champions League Spot
Author: 0 Arsenal Miss Out On Champions League Spot

Everyone wants to see a fit and motivated Sturridge. "I believe since January we have played in a very hard environment for different reasons", Wenger said. Champions League qualification will enhance Liverpool's appeal in the transfer market and Klopp admitted that work had begun on landing his leading targets.

Sport Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title
Author: 0 Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title

Eyebrows were raised when the Frenchman was appointed in January 2016 but he proved his doubters wrong by winning last season's Champions League title. Cristiano Ronaldo has been faced with criticism ever since he moved to the La Liga but has been able to maintain his goal scoring record for the La Liga Champions and could lead the team to another Champions League glory.

Sport Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season
Author: 0 Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

Meanwhile, following the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the transfer ban that prohibits Atletico from registering any new players until January, Griezmann said it would be unfair for him to leave the club in the lurch and has chose to stay.

Sport Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout
Author: 0 Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

The Warriors outscored the Cavs in all four quarters. "We'll keep it rolling and hopefully keep playing well". All was right again for the Warriors with their leader back in his usual spot on the bench. It's Comeback Night at Game 2 of the NBA Finals. And so are Cleveland's black jerseys. Getting suspended in the NBA Finals past year was apparently Draymond Green's call to conversion.

Author: 0 What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

This one is looking much different. James is 3-4 in NBA Finals appearances but his teams, the Cavaliers and Miami from 2011 to 2014, are 1-7 in NBA Finals openers. The Cavaliers will have plans to tackle Warriors' duo. The only teams to rally from 2-0 down in The Finals are Boston (over the L.A. Lakers ) in 1969, Portland (over Philadelphia) in 1977, Miami (over Dallas) in 2006.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby spent Game 6 getting bullied by the Ottawa Senators

He did not travel with the team to Ottawa earlier this week but has been skating on his own. Colin White might make his National Hockey League post-season debut when the Ottawa Senators face elimination in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final tonight.

Author: 0 Smith disappointed with bowling effort

Rain in the interval between innings meant Australia faced a reduced victory target of 235 from 33 overs, and they limped to 53 for three in nine overs before the heavens opened for a final time and the game was abandoned. Smith was frustrated with the sloppy bowling, but he refused to reveal whether he would make changes to the line-up to face Bangladesh . "I thought it was probably one of the worst bowling displays that we've put on for a very long time", he said.

Sport Australia under orders to be vigilant as security becomes priority
Author: 0 Australia under orders to be vigilant as security becomes priority

Australia , who were left needing a revised target of 235 to win in 33 overs, were 53 for three off nine when the players left the field for the final time. Australia earned a single point from the first match of their campaign against New Zealand which had to be abandoned due to rain. "Obviously we've got to win the next game and probably quite well as well".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo feels youthful after latest Champions League triumph

He has been our coach for 17 months but he has done everything possible". So yes, three Champions Leagues in four seasons will do that. "It's been a hard season and I've worked hard. Cristiano Ronaldo believes winning the Champions League for the fourth time is as sweet as his first with Manchester United . His career total in all competitions now stands at 600, a record 108 of which have come in the Champions League.

Sport Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match
Author: 0 Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match

About one tonne of red dust is needed to cover the average court, with Court Philippe Chatrier requiring 1.5 tonnes because it has more space behind the baseline. Radwanska has been troubled by injury and played only one April clay match in Stuttgart before attempting to compete at Roland Garros. The really, really important part of my game is making adjustments.

Author: 0 For LeBron James, Social Justice Transcends Sports Stardom

James was not at the 9,440-square-foot home at the time of the incident, according to TMZ. He took time to do that again at a press conference earlier this week ahead of the NBA Finals. Those things doesn't bother me. Till, a black teenager, was lynched by two white men in MS in 1955 when he was 14 years old. "I got a promotion when I got to the 30s", James said.

Author: 0 IPL 2017: 5 unsung heroes from the competition

Mumbai Indians' Lasith Malinga bowls during the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) cricket final match against Rising Pune Supergiant in Hyderabad . Parthiv, Simmons, Rohit, Rayadu, Rohit all failed. According to our IPL finals predictions, Mumbai Indians will win tonight and lift the IPL trophy as they have strong bowling lineup and opening batsmen when compared to Pune team.

Author: 0 Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

When asked about potentially "dirtying up the game" to knock the Golden State Warriors off-kilter in the NBA Finals , Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith singled out a Warriors player for dirty tactics Saturday. It's not the first time Kerr has needed to step aside from the bench. "I just like who he is as a person, and throughout the course of the playoffs I've checked on him and we text and talk".

Sport Arsene Wenger criticism is 'ridiculous' says old rival Sir Alex Ferguson
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger criticism is 'ridiculous' says old rival Sir Alex Ferguson

Arsene Wenger feels Laurent Koscielny's dismissal during Arsenal's 3-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon was harsh . Bellerin has branded the Frenchman "a player who is very important", and the full-back has claimed that Arsenal face a tough challenge to beat Chelsea without their vice-captain.

Author: 0 Gianluigi Buffon can not explain Juve's second half Champions League final slump

The Champions League final won by 4-1 by Real Madrid against Juventus was watched not only by million people all over the World but also by the tennis world. "Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his life", Perez told radio station Cadena Ser . Zidane has now added two titles as a coach to the 2002 title he won as a player at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Author: 0 Round One exits for Kerber, Erakovic at Roland-Garros

Petra Kvitova made a winning return following her lengthy lay-off as she moved into the second round of the French Open . Caroline Wozniacki claimed the first double bagel of the tournament against Canada's Francoise Abanda, but it was not a good day for Ekaterina Makarova , conqueror of top seed Angelique Kerber in round one but knocked out 6-2 6-2 by Lesia Tsurenko.

Author: 0 Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

And having lifted the European Cup once with Manchester United , Ronaldo has done it three times in four seasons with Madrid. "He knows that we are a very good team and that is why we proved it in the second half". "We pressed a lot more and physically we won the game there too, so I'm very happy". Zidane praised his players after becoming the first manager to retain the European title since Arrigo Sacchi accomplished the feat with AC Milan in 1989 and 1990.

Author: 0 Alomania takes centre stage at Indianapolis 500

Rookie IndyCar Series driver Jack Harvey (50) leads three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves (3) and Sage Karam (21) through a turn, during a recent practice at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway . But for the third time in those four years, a driver once projected as IndyCar's next big thing has only the Indy 500 slated for his schedule. It's been very impressive, honestly.

Sport Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears
Author: 0 Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

Caroline Wozniacki , with two slam finals now the most experienced player left, continued her fine year with a surprise 6-1 4-6 6-2 victory over 2009 victor Kuznetsova, one of the title favourites. Mladenovic soldiered on through her persistent back problem and reduced her deficit to one break as Muguruza stuttered in her bid to wrap up the set, but the Spaniard sent the match to a decider by hitting back immediately.

Author: 0 NASCAR 2017 Coca-Cola 600 final results: Austin Dillon wins

Danica Patrick led seven laps in the first stage , the first time she's led a lap since the race in Loudon, New Hampshire, on September 25, 2016. "When I saw the 3 on top, that is when I got emotional", Childress said. You couldn't do anything. “I did all that I could from that point and just came up a little bit short, ” he said. "I don't know if he blew a tire or something and I ended up hitting something that he had on track".

Sport Zunino's slam, 7 RBIs power Mariners past Rays 9-2
Author: 0 Zunino's slam, 7 RBIs power Mariners past Rays 9-2

RHP Erasmo Ramirez (3-0, 3.66 ERA), who is scheduled to start Sunday, is coming off a historic week. In his 58.1 innings and 5-2 record this year, Miranda has a 4.17 ERA with 52 Ks and 23 BBs. Kiermaier hit a chopper to the right side of the infield, which first baseman Danny Valencia fielded and flipped to Miranda covering first. It was the M's fourth career sweep at Safeco Field.

Author: 0 PK Subban: Sidney Crosby Told Me I Have Bad Breath

And as far as Subban sees it, the Penguins just held serve in the series' first two games. "I've done two interviews already, and I've said the same thing in the other two", said Subban. Based on literally nothing at all except what I would like to be true here, someone as purely delightful as Subban can not possibly have bad breath.

Author: 0 Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

However, if they were under any extra pressure, Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA were not showing any nerves in the early stages of the race as won the pre-start duel and made their way off off the start line ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand.

Author: 0 French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

For the 40th-ranked Makarova, the Kerber victory is a first in her career as she lost the four previous times she played a reigning world No. 1. Also in seeded women's action, Timea Bacsinszky, the No. Kerber led 7-4 against Makarova in previous meetings, while displaying lackluster performance in clay season this year as she just had a personal best of last 16, reports Xinhua news agency.