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by | June 05, 2017 | 15:52

The 27-year-old, who received an emotional welcome from other players in Paris after her first round at Roland Garros , said she's hoping things will return to normal on the grass. Garbine Muguruza clinched a last 16 berth with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Yulia Putintseva, while men's tenth-seed David Goffin retired due to an ankle injury when leading 5-4 in the first set in the third round of French Open tennis tournament here on Friday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:39

And the defence held Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to without a shot for the first time in the playoffs . Crosby isn't in the mood to play if it doesn't involve his stick and a puck. We're going to play the hunch that Murray will be back to his usual poised and technically fundamental self in Game 4. "I'm unfamiliar with the Corsi and Fenwick statistical powers", Laviolette said at the time .

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:32

They put more goals past Juventus in 90 minutes than the Italian champions had conceded in their previous 12 Champions League games. The score was at 1-1 after Ronaldo had netted against the run of play and Mario Mandzukic had equalised but Juventus were creating the better chances and Gianluigi Buffon's net had otherwise gone untroubled.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:00

Only former Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson had 8 prior finals triple doubles . "They're just going to muck the game up and be physical". So I'm just trying to lead this team as much as I can in the way that I do for this team , without worry about officials too much. For Thompson, the key was to not get deterred even as the shooting slump continued in these playoffs.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:21

With Yuvraj Singh's 29-ball half-century also wowing the Edgbaston crowd, India looked anything but a team reportedly looking to see their head coach, Anil Kumble, replaced when his one-year contract expires at the end of the tournament.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:09

Real Madrid attacker Isco vows to stay at the Bernabeu after helping the club land their 33rd La Liga title on Sunday night. Follow all Real Madrid's Liga celebrations live from the centre of Madrid . Barcelona fought back from two goals down to beat Eibar 4-2 but the result could not stop Real Madrid from lifting the trophy. So Real Madrid were crowned La Liga Champions in Malaga and will hope to win the Champions League too, on the 3rd June in Cardiff.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:17

After Friday's washout against New Zealand , Steve Smith's team needs to defeat the Tigers. It may be a case of the quicker you bowl the quicker it goes to the boundary, with the batsmen using the bowlers' pace (and Australia have some of the quickest bowlers in the tournament) against them.

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:07

They have to do it quickly or Cavaliers-Warriors III could end up being a much shorter series than the first two editions of the Finals trilogy that the teams split. "He missed some chippies - ones he's so accustomed to making". Tristan Thompson has been very quiet as well. Once again, the team has cruised past the Cleveland Cavaliers , albeit with a little more fight this time .

by | June 05, 2017 | 16:15

The loser of Game 1 has gone on to win four of the last six championships, including last season, when the Cavaliers were beaten 104-89 in Oakland before rebounding to win the best-of-seven series in Game 7. Steph Curry has 27 points, including a 14-for-14 effort at the foul line, and Kevin Durant has 24 points for Golden State. "We have not lost, so that's a good indication that it was not a distraction".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:34

Kerr has been out of action since Game 2 of the Warriors' first-round National Basketball Association playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers as he searched for a remedy for the migraines and nausea he's experienced stemming from back surgery almost two years ago.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:29

The NBA says The Finals are a big hit on Instagram as this exchange between James and Durant - with more than 650,000 likes - prior to Game 1 became the biggest post on the @NBA's Instagram page ever. He is also the first player since Wilt Chamberlain in 1967 to average a triple-double over the first two Finals games. They ended up going down to the tune of 113-91, but the stat sheet told the real story of the 22-point loss.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:10

Piers Morgan has been forced to eat some much-needed humble pie after he slammed singer Ariana Grande for flying home after her May 22 Manchester concert was targeted by a terrorist attack. "And he loves you, and he's here for you". Miley Cyrus: "The most important responsibility we have on this entire planet is to take care of one another, and look at what we're doing today and how wonderful that is".

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:19

New Zealand and Australia were forced to accept a point each from their Champions Trophy clash at Edgbaston after rain led to the match being abandoned nine overs into the second innings. That was enough time for Hazlewood to pick off the risky Martin Guptill but Luke Ronchi led a charmed life, clearing in-fielders by an inch or two on a couple of occasions and reprieved by messy fielding when he looked
certain to be run out for 17.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:40

Durant added 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Warriors - champions in 2015 - reached the Finals for a third year in succession. The lefty shooting guard scored 15 points as the entire AT&T Center in San Antonio chanted "Ginobili!" when he was taken out of the game with less than two minutes remaining.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:04

The American then came from 3-0 down to win the breaker, a thumping backhand return victor earning a set point that was converted with an unreturned serve, but left the court for treatment after moving ahead. "I've already won my biggest fight", Kvitova told reporters Friday. Kvitova, twice a Wimbledon singles champion, told the crowd in an interview on the court that she was glad she made a decision to play in the tournament and addressed her parents and brother in the guest box, ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:56

The first set was massive, and the Argentinian's despair was caused by him knowing it was a long way back in the prevailing cool and heavy conditions. Del Potro had called the trainer for some anti-inflammatory drugs for the groin issue he sustained but said he had been pain free, although acknowledged that Murray had been clever enough to get him on the move often.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:17

Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and beat LeBron James to the rim in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic, and Golden State grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by downing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 Sunday night in Warriors coach Steve Kerr's return to the sideline.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:51

Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Game 2 from 10am (AEST). "He's one of the best shooters we have ever seen", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. The game marked the return of Warriors coach Steve Kerr , who was sidelined earlier in the playoffs by persistent back pain following several surgeries.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:57

Modric created his own piece of history too, becoming the first Croatian to win the competition three times, moving ahead of former AC Milan defender Dario Simic, who lifted the cup in 2003 and 2007. His second goal in Cardiff was his 105th in the Champions League , putting him well clear of Lionel Messi (94) at the top of the all-time scoring list.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:28

Now, the manager says the saga is nearing its conclusion and, now that he has led Arsenal to the FA Cup trophy, he has the proof of his commitment to remain at the club. Some fans have become increasingly frustrated with Wenger's failure to win a Premier League title since the "invincibles" side of 2003-04. "For me this season was incredible".

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:24

Manchester United are reportedly considering a move for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane in the summer. The 24-year-old has started 23 La Liga games this season for Zinedine Zidane's side and could play a role in the Champions League final on Saturday night against Juventus.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:06

Jason Dufner with his trophy after he won The Memorial Tournament golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Jack Nicklaus , right , hands Jason Dufner the trophy after Dufner won the Memorial golf tournament, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Dublin, Ohio .

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:58

But now, with Wenger's immediate future tied down, Iwobi says his team-mates are ready to do whatever they can to help the Frenchman win the league again. I still have titles to win. He was to miss out on Champions League qualification for the first time, but did secure a record-breaking FA Cup triumph and a new two-year contract.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:48

He is the second OH native to win the Memorial, joining the tournament founder and host, Jack Nicklaus . A day after shooting a miserable 77 to turn a five-stroke lead into a four-shot deficit on Saturday, Dufner roared back in the final round for his fifth PGA Tour victory.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:44

It was only in the one-off T20I game that the right-hander played a patient innings of 66 off 54 deliveries, which went in vain as the hosts emerged victorious. "We have just played a very good series in the West Indies, where the players performed very well", he said. "Some people can not connect the two formats at all for some they connect bits and pieces and put them in place for all the three formats", said Kohli when asked IPL being preparation ground for Champions Trophy.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:13

Against any other team that kind of performance by James would have ended most games, but not when you're playing the Warriors . He attended the pregame news conference and said he had not yet told his players that he would be back coaching.

by | June 05, 2017 | 15:12

Woakes could only bowl two overs against Bangladesh yesterday. Finn's call-up has been approved by the Event Technical Committee of the Champions Trophy and he is available for Tueaday's match against New Zealand in Cardiff. I think I am slightly taller than the other guys and can therefore get a bit more bounce. There is experience there. "I think in the middle patches, we couldn't get any wickets".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:08

The Cavaliers gave them a run in the first half, but they just couldn't keep up as the third quarter wore on. If it's not Steph Curry hitting a 3-pointer from 30 feet, he's putting LeBron James on skates and flipping in a layup off the glass.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:33

James, in his seventh straight Finals, has a remarkable run of having won at least one game on the road in 29 straight postseason series. Thompson also grabbed seven rebounds and played typically stellar defense, but it was the sight of the ball dropping through the net that delighted the Warriors and made for a warm welcome back for coach Steve Kerr .

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:32

The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . But the 27-year-old says he is determined to remain in Madrid and add to his impressive trophy collection at the Bernabeu. "I think we can get better".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:07

The Denver Post also apologized, saying in a statement that Frei's post "does not reflect the standards and values of our organization". His tweet immediately set off a storm online, leading to Frei quickly deleting the tweet and sending out another message: "I apologize".

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:19

According to local media the mass stampede occurred at the San Carlo piazza, one of the Italian city's main public squares where hundreds of Juventus fans gathered to watch the Champions League Final . The Turin prefect said in a statement that the crowd "was taken by panic and by the psychosis of a terror attack", fearing that a loud noise was caused by attackers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 13:02

LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double. He looks more like a two-time MVP than the hobbled player he was in last year's Finals. Curry , after all, had eight of Golden State's 20 turnovers, with six of them coming in the first half. Klay Thompson contributed 22 points for the Warriors , who used their explosive offence to suffocate Cleveland's usually stingy defence.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:59

Before taking the mound, Volquez posted a photo on Instagram of himself and the late Yordano Ventura , his former Kansas City teammate who lost his life in a auto accident in January. Tyler Chatwood (5-7) rebounded from his worst start of the season, allowing four hits over eight innings with eight strikeouts and one walk. "I didn't really see much of that", Lovullo said when asked about his hitters getting antsy as the no-hit bid got deeper and deeper.

by | June 05, 2017 | 14:09

Ronaldo scored a brace, before Casemiro and Zinadine Zidane's late substitute Asensio scored in the dying minutes of the game and completely shattered Juventus's hopes of ever winning Champions league trophy, as they had previously lost it in the final to Barcelona.