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by | May 29, 2017 | 13:25

Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. "You can not be in this job (if you are not forgiving)". "I am going to choose my future, not them". "For the trust from my team-mates and my manager because being sidelined for such a long time, I suffered a lot this season because you want to contribute on the pitch".

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:14

Arsene Wenger's side have now won the Cup three times in the last four seasons and Chelsea missed out on the chance to win it for the eighth time. Wenger , who has been in charge at Arsenal for 21 years, is yet to reveal whether he will sign an extension to the contract that expires at the end of the season.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:45

Luke Ronchi (66) and Martin Guptill (9) scored three boundaries between them in the first three overs before the latter was caught at mid-off to give Shami (3-47) his first wicket. His struggle was put to an end by Shami, who returned in the ninth over to strike twice, removing Williamson and the in-form Neil Broom (0) off successive deliveries.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:29

I think the play-offs have been a superb addition to the game - quite a statement from a Preston lad who had nine doses of misery before "La Decima" two years ago at Wembley . Traditionally these games are tense, nervy affairs and, even though both Wagner and Stam like their teams to have a go, don't be surprised if goals are at a premium.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:31

This time it is with Sato , who joined the team just this season and had largely been overlooked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For the second time in four years, Helio Castroneves is the runner-up finisher at Indianapolis . "We didn't build the thing that was smoking down the front straight", said McLaren boss Zak Brown, who engineered Alonso's trip to Indianapolis .

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:19

It is a second consecutive first-round loss at Roland Garros for Kerber, who won the Australian Open and US Open titles past year and reached the Wimbledon final. "I won the match today but I knew I had already won", she added, referencing the initial nightmare scenario where she feared she d lose the fingers on her left playing hand.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:16

Before the battle over the final laps Sato made a daring move on Lap 179, going three wide through Turn 1 and moving from fourth to second. "The hard part of having multiple cars is not everybody is going to be happy", said Andretti. But Takuma Sato is not like most drivers. Howard hit the wall in Turn 1, and that forced him to lose control of his auto. Attrition was a factor with nine of the 33 cars eliminated in accidents.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:16

Mercedes tweaked their strategy tweak to put Hamilton on the slower, medium tyres after his first pit stop, after Vettel had already pitted and stuck to the soft tyres. "It was really close, I faked it on the inside, then went back on the outside and inside again, but almost lost the auto as I had DRS open - but it worked".

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:30

Takuma Sato fought off a challenge from Helio Castroneves to become the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday while Fernando Alonso's Indy adventure ended in familiar frustration. Castroneves' vehicle passed under Dixon's auto as it soared through the air. Dixon plowed into Howard, and Dixon's vehicle went airborne, flipping over sidefirst into the barriers on the inside of the track.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:20

Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, and Jae Crowder added 18 points and eight rebounds. He scored 42 points and was "incredible", a word used at least three times by Boston coach Brad Stevens to describe the Cavs guard. "We needed everything tonight." said Kyrie Irving who scored his career-high in playoffs with 42 points. Al Horford contributed 16 points and seven assists.

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:41

Tottenham confirmed their second placed finish with their highest ever points total this afternoon by beating Manchester United in their last game at the Lane , which will be knocked down before they move to the new stadium for the 2018-19 season.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:55

The loser of this game will have another shot at making it to the final, but both teams will be eager to avoid that extra game which will only add to the pressure. MI isn't taking the qualifier match lightly as the team is now giving the bad performance in series against Pune in the league matches of this IPL season.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:43

The pressure built up steadily, and that eventually resulted in the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan (11 from 13 balls), who attempted to break the shackles but top-edged to the wicket-keeper.The duo stitched 50 runs for the second wicket off 44 balls balls.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:31

The Predators? Fourth in the playoffs with a 53.09 HDCF%. The Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators have spent the past six weeks in a postseason battle of attrition that will culminate with them locking horns in the Stanley Cup finals .

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:23

WASHINGTON, USA -Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas said surgery is not now the best option for his injured right hip although it could eventually prove necessary. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike". "We're not going to use that as motivation", Lue said. "Just come out, be aggressive, in attack mode like he has been over the last four or five months".

by | May 29, 2017 | 13:00

A game-high 42 points from Australian-born Kyrie Irving has helped take the Cleveland Cavaliers to within one win of a third-straight National Basketball Association finals showdown with Golden State Warriors . After playing three halves against the Cavaliers, the Celtics said Thomas was done for the season. Center-forward Tristan Thompson is arguably the best offensive rebounder in the game.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:56

Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen , who started on pole for the first time in nine years but lost the lead in the pitstops, made sure of a Ferrari one-two with Hamilton finishing seventh for Mercedes after starting 13th. 'There is no point dwelling on the fact that you can not afford it. We've seen it countless times before when the driver on fresher rubber has been held up dramatically by someone who can just position his vehicle in the right place.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:06

Sanchez is Arsenal's leading scorer and assist maker this season. Manchester City took 27 minutes to break down West Brom but then scored twice in two minutes with Jesus first being set up by De Bruyne and then returning the compliment.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:38

A much-changed United side, their youngster-ever Premier League line-up , beat Crystal Palace thanks to goals from 21-year-old Josh Harrop and Paul Pogba with 20-year-old McTominay starting in midfield. Should Ajax qualify automatically for the Champions League group stage by beating United to win the Europa League , Sporting CP would become one of the five seeded sides.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:59

She raced away to a 3-0 lead in the first set after breaking serve in the second game. As she said, Kvitova was a victor just by stepping out on court. "It's a pleasure to be here". "Yesterday I was thinking how everything will be and I couldn't really imagine", she said."I maybe thought that I would cry when I step on the court, but I didn't today, which actually I was happy about because normally I can control my emotion on the court, so I'm happy that I kind of did it as well this ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:55

A Circuit de Monaco lap record of one minute 12.178 seconds ensured Raikkonen will be the man to catch, after he was 0.043 secs quicker than championship leader Vettel. "I was able to use that window to come ahead and after that I could control the race ". The Italian team has been strong all weekend and while Daniil Kvyat didn't make it through to Q3, that was more about Stoffel Vandoorne 's late crash than the Russian's pace.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:52

As India attempt to become the first team in history to defend its Champions Trophy crown all eyes will be on Ashwin who has had nearly a couple of months off in order to prepare for the tournament. 'In a World Cup you have league games and you have time to get into the tournament and dominate in the later half. It taught me to play within my abilities so that I don't burn out myself.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:38

Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end for his first Cup victory. It had to be someone special. “I would love that, to win the 600, ” Earnhardt said. Chase Elliott and Brad Keselowski each had an early exit in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway following a crash. Just as in all the other regular-season races, points will be awarded to the top 10 drivers at the end of each stage and the victor of each stage will be awarded a playoff point, ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:04

Nadal has won 52 clay-court titles overall, No. 1 in the Open era. After less than an hour of play at Roland Garros , the first rain drops of the tournament have started to fall at Roland Garros stadium. "I think it makes a difference, because". She is due to face defending champion Garbine Muguruza in the semifinals. "Tennis has changed in the last 15 years ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:21

Stan Wawrinka is my favorite in the top half , but it wouldn't surprise me at all to see Zverev, the recent Rome Masters victor, around for the final weekend. She has the flat powerful grounstrokes but still has to learn the patience of building points, shot by shot, on clay. Returning to the French capital as a first-time defending champion in 2006, he started his campaign against Robin Soderling .

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:22

Cup. "It's good. It's the best day for chelsea today", said Batshuayi, who arrived from Marseille a year ago in a £33.2 million transfer. "It is logical when you start work in a new club for the will to be to continue to work and try to improve your work in many years, and for sure this is my will".

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:36

Fresh off a win at Charlotte in the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race, Kyle Busch picked up where he left off by edging out Truex Jr .in Stage 1. It's a real bummer for our team". "I saw some fire, tried to get stopped and get out of the way and I guess Brad got in my oil and couldn't get slowed down, so I hate it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:09

The race restarted on Lap 67 with Vettel now in the lead and the it was no looking back for the German. But their triumph did not come without drama as Vettel - who now leads Lewis Hamilton by 25 points in the drivers' championship - leapfrogged pole-sitter Raikkonen in the pit-stop phase to lead the pack.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:33

Right now we are going to enjoy this and we will think about the Warriors tomorrow". They're coming out and they're hitting us, they don't care who you are. "When the fans at the end of the game were [chanting "Let's go Celtics"] - man, it's just fantastic". "I don't want to be labeled as a scorer". "Hopefully", James said that night, "I don't continue to have to run into him".

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:47

Eventually, a brilliant last over from Wood saw South Africa finish off the chase 2 runs short of England's total of 330. Morgan added: "I'm not anxious". Unfortunately we didn't get across the line, but proud of the effort. We lost myself and Quinny together so it could have been easier, but we batted very deep.

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:13

Kimi Raikkonen will start an F1 race from the front of the grid for the first time since June 2008 in Monaco on Sunday. "Tomorrow's race will clearly be a case of damage limitation for him", Wolff said. We are under no illusion, we are not ideal and we have still got areas to improve on. Spectators get a bird's eye view at one of the world's most famous race tracks.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:47

With Arsenal's defence ravaged by injury and suspension, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger handed Mertesacker his first appearance in the starting line-up for 392 days in Saturday's Wembley showpiece against Chelsea . We saw it differently. "We are adults here". The media every press conference an issue of it [my future]. Not being in the Champions League could potentially have an effect on player recruitment this summer - players might join a club that is in the tournament instead of ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:36

An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. It seems inevitable at this point that the Warriors will represent the Western Conference in the Finals for the third year in a row.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:57

He began to race karts as a seven-year-old, but he really caused a stir when he was 13.Britain's Max Chilton found out first hand just how big the Indy 500 was previous year when he took part in his first attempt at the Brickyard, coming home in a solid 15th after starting 22nd."You don't expect that to happen, especially here".When asked what he would define as a successful race come Monday morning, he said: "I think enjoy the race, enjoy the moment, leave that moment.it's a race you cannot ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:10

While Raikkonen led for the first 34 laps, the writing was on the wall at the pitstops with a consensus emerging already before the start that Ferrari would favour the championship leader. Wehrlein declared himself unhurt after finally being extricated from his mangled vehicle while Button was also forced to park up with suspension damage.