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by | June 11, 2017 | 06:26

Ms Davidson has said she has received assurances from the Prime Minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party, and has urged Mrs May to put the economy first by pursuing an "open" Brexit . "And I think we've seen the country's reaction in the number of SNP seats that have fallen". She said it had been decided when she became leader that "we (the Scottish party) would have complete autonomy over policy, candidates, campaigning, finance, which is what ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 06:04

After qualifying, Hamilton was presented in front of thousands of cheering fans with one of Senna's race-worn helmets - a gesture from the Brazilian driver's family that left him moved and momentarily stunned. "Ayrton inspired me to be where I am today - a big thank you to the Senna family". Canadian Christine Archibald, who hailed from British Colombia, was the first victim to be named after the attack and the promoters of this weekend's Montreal race have called on Formula One to hold ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:07

Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky both celebrate their birthdays on Thursday when they clash in the semi-finals. The world number 47 has produced some of her finest performances on clay this season including a runner-up finish in Charleston before reaching the final four in Prague.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:39

World number one Andy Murray . There was still time for the standing ovation that has become customary when Del Potro exits a tournament, with the Parisian crowd understandably delighted to see the popular Argentine back in their hometown tournament.

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:14

If any team could mount a 3-0 comeback, it would be the Cleveland Cavaliers . The following are the Top 3 things the Cavs will need to do to extend this series past Saturday and continue their pursuit of defending their championship. Green told Lowe that he's "99 percent sure" that the Warriors wouldn't have gotten Durant if they had won the championship last season. With only one game standing between the Warriors and a ideal postseason, it's worth asking: Has any team ever navigated the ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 05:23

After registering a thumping win in their first match against Pakistan , India were looking a very solid side. De Villiers has averaged nearly 65 with the bat since taking over the captaincy, and has scored vital runs in some big games - an unbeaten 65 in the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand, and centuries in the series deciders against both India and England.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:44

The Brazilian's family arranged the presentation to Hamilton for equalling Senna's career total of 65 poles. That supplanted the Ferraris and Hamilton's Mercedes at the top of the charts. "I think we always expected Mercedes to be very quick, especially in the last segment", Vettel said. The third row of the grid is a lockout for the Red Bull pairing of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo , with Williams' Felipe Massa finishing seventh and Sergio Perez in eighth for the Force ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:24

Cleveland made a Finals-record 24 three-pointers. Despite Kevin Durant's 35 points, the Warriors struggled in Cleveland. The Warriors, leading the series 3-0, needed to win game four to clinch title glory and become the first ever side to go through the entire play-off campaign with a flawless record, but they came up against a Cavs team who were not ready to give up on their dream of retaining their crown.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:21

After an additional scan, the muscle tear that I sustained in Rome will unfortunately not allow me to compete in the... Some late breaking news, Maria Sharapova will not play on the grass this year due to a left thigh injury. The 30-year-old was offered a wildcard to the event in Birmingham, which starts on June 17, but it's reported that she will officially announce her withdrawal in the next few days.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:06

The Los Angeles Lakers previously held the record for most points in a half in Finals history , scoring 82 points in 1987. James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. The Warriors scored 68 points, capped by a buzzer-beating three by Kevin Durant - and still trailed by 18 at halftime. Love hit another 3-pointer late in the second to give the Cavs the record.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:48

Qatar will pay the Ashcroft Law Firm $2.5 million for a 90-day period as the country seeks to confirm its efforts to fight global terrorism and comply with financial regulations including US Treasury rules, according to a Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, filing on Friday with the Justice Department.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:16

His sheer talent and uncanny ability to hit shots at key moments have been the difference for a Warriors team that have raced to a 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven NBA Finals . But that takes a lot out of you. "I mean, who wouldn't want to sacrifice playing on a Golden State team or a San Antonio team or a Cleveland team when you know the ultimate result is you can actually compete for a championship?" For all the talk about the high-powered Warriors' offense - ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:22

Kyrie Irving led the Cavs with 40 points, while LeBron James added 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. LeBron (3-for-8), Kevin Love (6-for-8) and J.R. Curry nailed a 3-pointer with 12 seconds left, and James responded with a 3 with 2.7 seconds to go for a 115-96 lead. The Warriors again chipped away at the deficit, but the Cavs built as much as a 22-point lead before they headed to intermission holding an 86-68 lead.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:12

The Labour leader, who has insisted the Conservatives lost the election despite being the largest party, was photographed by Times columnist Giles Coren at the football practice in sunny north London as the Prime Minister grappled with the fallout of losing her majority.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:18

Nadal , aiming to be the first man to ever win a grand slam singles title 10 times, has a ideal 9-0 record in his previous nine appearances in the closing match of the tournament. World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . It has been a breeze for Rafael Nadal so far at this year's French Open - but a storm is brewing.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:49

On Saturday, she celebrated her first Grand Slam title at the 2017 French Open . Ostapenko had blasted her way into the final on the back of 245 winners - more than any other player in the draw, man or woman. " Enjoy it. I am a little sick in the stomach but I want to win it one day". Halep's nightmare was coming true as she had to serve to stay in the match.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:23

While the U.S. anti-missile system test was, according to the Pentagon , planned for months and not specifically created to stop incoming missiles from North Korea , Pentagon spokesperson and U.S. "The intercept of a complex, threat-representative ICBM target is an incredible accomplishment for the GMD system and a critical milestone for this program", said MDA Director Vice Adm.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:12

Not only did she defeat Halep, but she ousted former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, former French Open finalist Samantha Stosur and 2015 semifinalist Timea Bacsinszky. She utilised a rasping forehand to break and was not deterred by failing to back that up with a hold; breaking again and taking the second of two set points on her own serve and teeing up a tense decider with a terrific forehand.

by | June 11, 2017 | 04:01

NAN reports that England remain top of Group F on 14 points while Scotland are in fourth spot on eight points. It kept an unimpressive England on course for next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation and dealt a savage blow to Scotland's already dwindling chances, BBC reports.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:58

The game was the most physical yet of the finals , and even saw LeBron James and Durant come face-to-face at midcourt for a heated exchange while a play was being reviewed. Early in the third quarter, James leaped into the air and threw the ball off the backboard with his right hand before rising again to dunk it with both hands.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:30

Andy Murray believes a change of tactics in the second set against Kei Nishikori was the key to him making a fourth successive Roland Garros semi-final. but with the right attitude, right game plan, right tactics, you can still win matches". Murray's match against Nishikori was not the best advertisement for his improved form.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:12

Vettel, a four times world champion with Red Bull who leads Hamilton by 25 points after six races, qualified second for Sunday's race. Over a session in which there was little to choose between the two teams, Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was in third, with the second Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen in fourth.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:44

But he seemed reborn when the final whistle sounded at Stockholm's Friends Arena following United's 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. Instead the Red Devils finished sixth in the table, 24 points behind winners Chelsea , and only earned a Champions League place for next season through their Europa League win this week.

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:49

No team has escaped a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 tries and the Warriors can claim the crown by winning game five at home on Monday in Oakland, California, but the Cavs made the greatest NBA Finals comeback past year from 3-1 down to beat the Warriors .

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:00

They got it rolling. Love needs to play to the level that had many saying he was the best power forward in the game. James said after the game that the Cavs have championship DNA as well, and that they showed it Friday night. Coming back from a 3-1 lead to this team would be something that seems impossible. "It was an emotional game". "They were down 3-0". "Obviously you never know what's going to happen, but as it stands right now, they look pretty good, as far as the future".

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:57

He has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford as Jose Mourinho was on the lookout to bolster his attacking options after releasing Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the club. "There's no question he's going to play and that's been his problem over the last two or three seasons, not getting enough time on the field". Morata has been a part of the Real Madrid senior team since 2010 but he has not been able to break into the first team and even spent two seasons on loan at Juventus ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:30

CLEVELAND (AP ) - Golden State's ideal postseason is over, the champagne corks still in their bottles. He might not be a true point guard, he might not be a top-notch defender, but there is no way Cleveland could have pulled off its miraculous comeback in Game 4 without him, defeating the Warriors 137-116 to trim their Finals lead to.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:57

It wasn't enough. Durant, Klay Thompson , and Stephen Curry combined for 87 points, including 15 threes, and the Warriors got the 118-113 Game 3 win on the road. It would be the fourth time LeBron James has lost a Finals on his home floor, joining 2007 (with Cleveland ), 2011 (with Miami) and 2015. How could the Cavs play any worse after Game 1? "I thought we were much more physical, we had bodies on bodies and we have to do that against those guys, because if we let them ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:18

The Cavs were determined not to let the Warriors sweep them, and it was Cleveland , not Golden State , which busted Finals scoring records in the first half. The Cavs almost hung 50 on the Warriors in the opening period, and would've done it had James not missed the front end of two free throws with 2.9 seconds left.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:29

Halep hung in there for a while, but once Ostapenko started to play close to the lines and to limit her mistakes - she had only 13 in the decider - she was tough to overcome. "At some point I was like a spectator on court", said Halep. "Three years ago was something new, so now I know". "I mean I can't believe I'm champion at 20", Ostapenko, the first woman to win the title from a set down since Jennifer Capriati in 2001, said on court.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:23

Cleveland had 81 points at halftime against Portland on November 23. The other time was in 1983 and also involved the Lakers . They surrendered almost 50 points in the first quarter and 24 3-pointers for the game. LeBron James , who knows a dynasty when he sees one explained how he views the Warriors now and into the future. When Stephen Curry walked into Quicken Loans Arena Friday night for Game 4 of the NBA Finals , Odell Beckham Jr.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:49

Southgate reacted by sending on Oxlade-Chamberlain for Rashford in the 65th minute and five minutes later, the Arsenal man put England ahead. England's Harry Kane scores his side's second goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Scotland and England at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland , Saturday, June 10, 2017.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:53

Chelsea's interest in Bakayoko is said to have prompted discussions between the Blues and Monaco over a move for Michy Batshuayi , with the striker said to prefer a move, either on loan or permanently, to Ligue 1 rather than Everton. His move will however cast doubt over the futures of Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic at Stamford Bridge, with Conte nearly certain to pair Bakayoko with last season's Player of the Year, N'Golo Kante .

by | June 11, 2017 | 03:19

Wawrinka became the oldest finalist in Paris in 44 years with a thrilling 6-7 (6/8), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 6-1 win over world number one Murray. Nadal holds a 15-3 edge over Wawrinka in head-to-head meetings - including 5-1 on clay - and is looking for make it 10-for-10 in French Open finals.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:26

Scotland are fourth in Group F, six points behind England and two points behind Slovakia, who occupy the play-off spot, and Strachan says he wants his players to play with freedom and bravery against Gareth Southgate's side. "But we will get chances". It was a bold decision by Strachan, since the left-footed Christophe Berra played on the right of the three and Tierney is a dynamic, attacking full-back.