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Sport Lopez the comeback king at Queen's
Author: 0 Lopez the comeback king at Queen's

Spain's Feliciano Lopez celebrates winning his match against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych on day five of the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London , Friday June 23, 2017. How well he returns against the Muller serve will likely be crucial in determining the outcome of the match. In the first round, Muller came through in a tight match against the Georgian player, Nikoloz Basilishvili, in 3 sets.

Sport Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's
Author: 0 Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Kokkinakis at Queen's

A year ago, Murray won a record fifth Queen's title. Novak has won Wimbledon before without playing any matches leading in and Rafa has done the same, so let's all not panic about it. If someone was going to pull out, I was always going to be there. "I wasn't the player I needed to be today". Djokovic has previously tended to play only the odd exhibition match in the build-up to Wimbledon while Murray entered Hurlingham when he last failed to win Queen's in 2014 and could yet ...

Sport Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal will miss Queen's after a gruelling clay court season

But what this title has done is restart his campaign. "Then I won Geneva and I reached the final of a grand slam . He's going for his 10th Roland Garros , so it's something really impressive, something tough". His collection of Slams now stands just three behind great rival Roger Federer , a staggering statistic coming just a year after he quit Roland Garros with a wrist injury.

Sport Record-breaker Stroll realises Formula One dream
Author: 0 Record-breaker Stroll realises Formula One dream

Shortly before that, the Hamilton-Vettel incident occurred. A 20-minute period of inactivity where the cars went back to the pitlane and some repairs were carried out lead to Bottas getting back on to the lead lap and Ricciardo recovering from an early stop when he had to get debris cleared from his car's brake ducts.

Sport Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico
Author: 0 Werner brace fires Germany into semis against Mexico

But their hopes of a comeback were effectively extinguished when Mabouka was eventually dismissed for a risky challenge on Can, referee Wilmar Roldan first booking Siani and then producing a red card for the midfielder before reviewing the footage a second time on the protests of Cameroon players.

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in F1 crash row

Vettel adjudged Hamilton to have brake-tested him during the second of three Safety Car periods in a frenetic race on the streets of Azerbaijan's capital city. A Mercedes mechanic, armed with a screwdriver and pillars attempted to patch up the bodywork on the rear of Hamilton's auto. Bottas fell a lap down on the field immediately, but was waved past and able to get back onto the lead lap during the first safety vehicle period.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud during Real Madrid reign

He's coaching Manchester United . 'It is a person decision and if a person really wants something to happen then it will end up happening, but I see it as unlikely'. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court. The 28-year-old threatened to leave Spain, after he claimed he was being treated like a criminal when authorities launched a £13m tax probe.

Sport Trump to meet with telecom CEOs
Author: 0 Trump to meet with telecom CEOs

Podesta will be one of the committee's first major witnesses to meet with the panel behind closed doors as it tries to determine the extent of the Russian involvement in last year's campaign and whether any of President Donald Trump's associates coordinated with the Russians.

Sport Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma
Author: 0 Harvick wins for first time this season at Sonoma

Time is growing short to find victory lane and Harvick and the #4 team are well aware of it. Sunday could be the day they finally break though to the win column in 2017. I must thank BK Racing, EarthWater Limited, as well as Hall of Famer Franco Harris, Super Donuts, and Silversport for giving me this awesome opportunity".

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation, winning 3-2

Cahill, who scored one of the best goals at the 2014 World Cup finals with a cracking volley against the Dutch, could also break the 50-goal mark for Australia in Russian Federation. Three minutes into the second half, Germany appeared to have made the points safe when Goretzka ran through a gaping hole in the Australia defence and rifled home from Joshua Kimmich's pass.

Sport Chelsea fans excited about potential bargain buy of Bakayoko
Author: 0 Chelsea fans excited about potential bargain buy of Bakayoko

Ake could be discarded in the pursuit for a new defender and has Bournemouth keen to secure a permanent deal after his successful loan spell there last season. This might the one roadblock the Blues face as they look to close up the first deal of what Conte will hope is a fruitful summer. France Football insist Bakayoko is stalling on agreeing terms after Monaco accepted a bid from the champions of England.

Sport Frank Lampard backs Chelsea's bid to replace Diego Costa with Romelu Lukaku
Author: 0 Frank Lampard backs Chelsea's bid to replace Diego Costa with Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea won the Premier League title last season in what was Conte's first campaign in charge at the west London club but the Blues came up short in the FA Cup final, when they were beaten by Arsenal . "He's (Lukaku) certainly developed to a huge degree since he left the club (in 2014), Romelu would certainly be a good option". 'He deserves the best and if Costa does move on and they want to get something like for like in the style of a big front man who score goals then Lukaku has proved ...

Sport Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly terrible ceremonial first pitch
Author: 0 Former KU star Josh Jackson threw a truly terrible ceremonial first pitch

The Pelicans sent the No. 40 pick and cash considerations to the Charlotte Hornets to move up nine spots and nab Jackson, league sources told The Advocate on Thursday night. "One of the most special things we have on this team is the youth that we have and being able to grow together", Jackson said. Jackson, just 24 hours removed from the biggest night of his life, found himself getting roasted on Twitter.

Sport Paulinho unlikely to complete Barcelona move: Scolari
Author: 0 Paulinho unlikely to complete Barcelona move: Scolari

Last week, Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said he doubted another club would be willing to pay Paulinho's $40-million release clause. Those new regulations see clubs charged a 100 percent levy by the Chinese Football Association on transfer fees of more than 45 million yuan ($6.58 million) for foreign players, with the additional fee redirected into youth development.

Sport Mario Balotelli to stay at Nice after signing one-year contract
Author: 0 Mario Balotelli to stay at Nice after signing one-year contract

The Italy global moved to France from Liverpool on a free transfer last August after the Premier League club's manager Juergen Klopp confirmed he had no future at Anfield. Balotelli could return to Merseyside soon, as Nice are one of several clubs that could face Liverpool in a two-legged play-off in August to determine qualification for the Champions League group stages.

Sport Penn drops fifth consecutive fight with majority decision loss to Siver
Author: 0 Penn drops fifth consecutive fight with majority decision loss to Siver

It looked like Penn might get back on track after a knockdown in the second round, but ultimately that lone punch served as his best shot landed over 15 minutes in the Octagon with Siver. Penn, meanwhile, stumbles to 0-3 at featherweight, having lost his last two bouts to Frankie Edgar and Dennis Siver . The German won by majority decision, 28-28, 29-28, and 29-27.

Sport Mallorca Open : After Ostapenko, Sevastova strikes another blow for Latvia
Author: 0 Mallorca Open : After Ostapenko, Sevastova strikes another blow for Latvia

Though the victory for Sevastova, 27, will not make the same waves as 20-year-old Ostapenko's startling performance at Roland Garros , it still represented a remarkable breakthrough. The tricky Latvian edged the seventh seed 7-5 1-6 7-6 (5) in the holiday island sunshine on Friday to set up a clash with Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia who beat her in last year's final.

Sport Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
Author: 0 Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

Golden State went 67-15 this season in locking up the top seed in the Western Conference. Durant's 39 points led the Warriors' charge. You went to sleep hungry. When the game became two-on-two, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue observed, his team had little chance. "I couldn't quit, and there were times I wanted to quit, and I often said the sacrifice for me was not dying, that's what I sacrificed for my kids, not checking out on them", Wanda Durant said.

Author: 0 Manchester City confident of signing Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal are thought to want £ 50m for the 28-year-old but Wenger has insisted he would rather keep him for 12 months and lose him for nothing next summer. But Hitzfeld, who led Bayern to five Bundesliga titles and a Champions League crown, said the club needed to move quickly to secure a good deal for the Chile global.

Author: 0 Astros hit 3 HRs, finish winning trip by beating Seattle 8-2

We scored a lot of runs, which was good for me". Reddick staked the Astros to a 2-0 lead in the third with his eighth home run. That was evident in the second when McCullers struck out Nelson Cruz , Kyle Seager and Haniger, each on curves.

Sport Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
Author: 0 Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

The Highlanders - as with the Crusaders on Saturday - spent much time telling the officials that they boasted the more powerful scrum. "He knows his games before that weren't his best, the Barbarians game and the PRO12 semi-final, he was down a bit on confidence but he's got his mojo back and we wanted to give him a start".

Sport India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan cricket victory
Author: 0 India arrests 15 for celebrating Pakistan cricket victory

The men were presented before a court on Tuesday and sent to jail pending trial. Human Rights Watch has called on the Indian government to abolish its sedition laws, which are often used to target dissenters, human rights activists and those critical of the government.

Author: 0 Mourinho Latest To Be Caught Up In Tax Scandal

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez made his first remarks about Ronaldo's stunning revelation in an interview with Spain's Onda Cero radio, indicating that he is not looking to offload his star. "He will tell us what has happened". "We are professionals", Pepe said when asked whether the Ronaldo situation had become a distraction. Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid issued a statement last week saying it believed the player was innocent.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

The consistent Englishman shot a four-under 66, despite being one over through his first seven holes. He closed with an even-par 70 to match Berger - who birdied three of the final six holes for a 67 - at 12-under 268. The bogey at the 18th left him at 6-under for the week. Here is the shot from Spieth, followed up by an epic celebration. I don't know if I'll ever have that feeling again.

Sport Gators top TCU to advance to College World Series Finals
Author: 0 Gators top TCU to advance to College World Series Finals

The Tigers did, in impressive fashion. "But that's why you have to play the games and our kids embraced the challenge". A total of 62 teams have now been eliminated and two SEC members, Florida and Louisiana State, will square off in the best-of-three College World Series Finals beginning Monday, June 26.

Author: 0 Best NHL expansion team ever?: Vegas might have the cards

The Golden Knights are required to take exactly one player from each team and a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders in the expansion draft. It was announced by Bill Foley , the Vegas team's owner, after which it became public that the Penguins also sent a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to complete the transation.

Sport Grichuk homers in return, helps Cardinals top Pirates 8-4
Author: 0 Grichuk homers in return, helps Cardinals top Pirates 8-4

Cardinals starter Mike Leake also got a no-decision after going six innings and giving up six hits and four runs, three of them earned. Grichuk's 478-foot homer was the longest by a Cardinals player in the new Busch Stadium and the second-longest in stadium history.

Author: 0 Origin series still alive after Maroons win Game II

And NSW will have Wednesday night's second-half collapse against Queensland to blame for another year of having to face the Slater magic. "We've just got to get back to playing our footy, fast through the middle". "If he's buggered, the defenders either side are so nervous, then you manipulate the holes inside and outside him". Few encounters in the Origin narrative have followed the "game of two halves" narrative so spectacularly, and the looming end of the Maroons' dominant era was ...