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by | May 16, 2017 | 13:15

He saved three match-points before Nadal's sliced backhand down the line beat him, prompting the partisan crowd to roar in unison as they celebrated the 'King of Clay's latest triumph. Nadal led 5-3 and had double match point before Thiem won four consecutive points to win the game. I could have played better today. These tournaments are so strong, so it's incredible for me to go that far.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:45

Finals are always fun, and the Europa League is a big, handsome competition. I can't stop thinking about what could have been... but that's life that's football, you win some you lose some. "But we tried to give minutes to the people that need minutes and to protect people that need to be protected". "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he explained.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:37

Rohit, who didn't play ODI cricket since October previous year recovered well to make a comeback and will open the batting along with Shikhar Dhawan . However Kuldeep Yadav, Rishabh Pant , Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur , have been put on standby , the ANI report said further. There were lengthy discussions over some names, but we zeroed in on these 15 names.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:45

The Sky Sports pundit was full of praise for the Spain global, who has played every minute of every league game this season, following Premier League champions Chelsea's 4-3 win over Watford on Monday night. Chelsea had won the title with a 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday, so Monday's game was more about enjoying the moment with the fans and giving those who had not figured too often in the season a chance to shine.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:32

Mourinho says he already has an idea of the team he would like to align against Ajax and he must now strike a balance between resting his key players and making sure they are fit and firing for the trip to Sweden. Mourinho hit back at those who said he gambled on the Europa League, and put all their eggs in one basket. 'I think [it would be different] if we would have met in a different situation'.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:18

The game was pretty much over at halftime as the Spurs held a 19-point lead and running away with the game. Everything was clearly not fine as the Rockets failed to make anything close to a run to get back in the contest. He did not even attempt a shot before knocking down a three-pointer with 6:18 remaining in the second quarter. "It's short rest, so I assume he's going to be ready".

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:13

Edwin Encarnacion, hitting fifth in the lineup for the first time this season, then grounded into what was almost an inning-ending double play. Thank goodness Francisco Lindor went deep in the bottom of the eighth, for Cody Allen would give up a run of his own, a two-out home run off the bat of Peter Bourjos (!).

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:59

Though North Korea has never admitted any involvement in the Sony Pictures hack, security researchers and the USA government are confident in the theory and neither can rule out the possibility of a false flag. "We believe this might hold the key to solve some of the mysteries around this attack". Neel Mehta has published a code which a Russian security firm has termed as the "most significant clue to date", BBC reported today.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:16

An eerie silence gripped official residence of RJD chief Lalu Prasad here today after Income Tax (IT) raids at his premises in New Delhi and Gurugram. While taking a dig at him for announcing a rally to expose BJP, Mr Modi said: "Lalu Yadav is planning to hold a rally against BJP but who knows whether he will be in jail or remain outside in August".

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:18

President Mukherjee's term is set to end in July this year. The JD (U) president, who was flanked by ministers and party leaders during interaction with the media, said that it was hard to say as to who will emerge as the PM candidate in 2019.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:37

Wales will face Australia in Pool D , with both sides having qualified ahead of England from the group stage of the 2015 World Cup. England coach Eddie Jones believes the tough pool will leave his players battle hardened for the knockout phase.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:21

That's when Poulter, chasing the Si Woo Kim's lead at that point, began playing too cautiously for Chamblee's liking. Kim, ranked 75th in the world, became only the second non-US player to win twice on the US PGA Tour before age 22, joining last month's Masters victor, Spaniard Sergio Garcia.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:20

Antonio Conte may have Chelsea back at the Premier League summit, but Gary Neville insists Jose Mourinho's first squad at Stamford Bridge was better. Terry was named to start in the league for the first time since September 11 against Swansea and began a first game since the February 18 FA Cup win at Wolves.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:26

Olynyk's heroics helped the Boston bench outscore the Washington reserves 48-5. Washington guard John Wall had 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, but he shot just 8 of 23 from the floor, 1 of 8 from 3-point range. "He's a victor. He plays to win", said Wizards coach Scott Brooks of Wall. Wall, meanwhile, made only one of eight attempted three-pointers. Game 7 will also - at least for now - settle the score between teams that haven't hidden their dislike for one another.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:32

While Costa got some deserved rest, fellow Spain worldwide Cesar Azpilicueta featured for the full 90 minutes as right wing-back after mainly playing in a more central role this term, impressing Conte with his versatility. "First of all I am looking forward to seeing him lift the FA Cup and I think that all the players want to see this because it is the right final for John", Conte said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 14:08

Popovich said if Leonard remained in the game and San Antonio lost, he would go to practice the next day and "move on". Update (3:09 p.m. ET): Someone took Popovich's advice and did ask David West about Pachulia's play. We wish him all the best to get healthy. But he had been playing brilliantly on Sunday and the Spurs were threatening to steal Game 1 from the heavily favored Warriors in Oakland.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:32

Golden State Warriors remain unbeaten in the NBA Playoffs this season, but suffered a massive scare against San Antonio Spurs . "They have so many weapons that the game could swing in a heartbeat, as we experienced". Leonard's status for Game 2 on Tuesday remains up in the air. Asked pregame whether the state of the world distracts him, Popovich went off again — without ever using President Donald Trump's name.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:28

Mohammad Abbas claimed his first five-wicket haul in Test cricket to trigger a West Indies first innings collapse to 247 all out in the morning after they resumed at 218 for five with the match appearing at the start of the day to be dragging towards a dreary draw.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:56

Tottenham Hotspur played their last game at their old stadium on Sunday, beating Manchester United 2-1 thanks to goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane. That is our idea. "Because with the training ground, the new facilities and the new stadium will put the team and the club in the last level in Europe".

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:07

The test also immediately closed the space for maneuvering for USA -allied South Korea's new president, who favors engaging North Korea. North Korea's missile test on Sunday was the country's most successful yet, according to analysts, who say Pyongyang may now have a weapon capable of hitting a key United States military base in the Pacific.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:14

The Lions' first training camp is being held at Wales' training base. He looked pretty fit to me this morning. If Blues beat Stade Francais, they will go on to meet the victor of Northampton v Connacht for the chance to play in Europe's top tier in 2017-18.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:43

Eric Bailly could be hit with an extended ban after being sent off in Manchester United's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. "I think it's fair that Sergio is going to play the final and David accepts that, especially because he's already played Europa League matches and if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy".

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:33

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his vehicle during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Sebastian Vettel feels his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton is so amicable both on and off track is down to their "common passion" of pure racing. First off was the wheel spin on the line followed by Vettel getting the jump on Hamilton .

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:57

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum , Los Angeles 2024's proposed ceremonies and track-and-field venue, is seen Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Los Angeles . He said the IOC is not seeking a meeting with either leader, adding that "we're certainly honored to meet with whoever the bid committee proposes".

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:16

The 1-0 win, with Michy Batshuayi's 82nd-minute goal, gave the club an unassailable 10-point lead over second-place Tottenham Hotspur, who have only three games to play. They have had a great season and deserve it, they were better than everyone else in the Premier League", said the Italian. "Some criticisms were deserved and others not - and if you bounce back winning the title again, that's fantastic".

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:10

McGirt enjoyed a one-shot lead over compatriot JB Holmes, with Italy's Francesco Molinari and former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen carding matching rounds of 69. Yes, there were plenty of those. There have been 286 shots hit into the water, including 142 on the famed trio of finishing holes. After starting on the back nine at Sawgrass, Day birdied the 11th, 13th and 16th to reach the turn in 33, before holing from 65ft across the first green.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:12

Barca, though, have seen the 24-year-old commit to fresh terms at Anfield this season and the talented playmaker claims that, while interest from afar is flattering, he has no intention of turning his back on the Reds. Bilic continued: "Anyway, they were better than us". "The manager has shown faith in me and we have a good relationship as well", Sturridge said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:48

I have a lot of things ahead. "That's something that I have no control of", 39-year-old Maia said . In his most recent performances, Maia has all but told his opponents when the fight begins that he's going to drag them to the ground and it was exactly the same at the start of this fight as Maia went after Masvidal's legs immediately before dragging him to the ground and taking his back.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:36

The first leg is crucial. The substitute's physical presence should have offered Huddersfield a more direct route to goal but, instead, they survived a scare after 84 minutes when Barry Bannan collected the ball in midfield and, for once, had enough space to send a 25-yard shot just over the target.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:20

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his auto during the second free practice session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Friday, May 12, 2017. Alonso has already made a decision to try his luck at the Indianapolis 500 instead of the Monaco GP later this month. Ferrari pair Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel clocked the third and fourth fastest times, less than half a second off Hamilton's pace.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:39

We got no injuries". The title is gone now and the same will soon apply to White Hart Lane, 1899 to 2017, but it was some way to go and one final happy memory from the stadium that gave us The Game Is About Glory. Many of us used to collect ticket stubs, before most Premier League stadiums switched to electronic entry cards. "The cross by Ben Davies was only matched by the glorious header from the Kenya global".

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:54

The Colombia global added to speculation that he has reached an agreement to join Manchester United this summer by applauding all four sides of the Bernabeu when he was taken off in Los Blancos' final home game of the season, a 4-1 victory that left them level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga with two games remaining.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:33

Skipper John Terry set the ball rolling with the opening goal in the 22nd minute, but that was promptly cancelled by Etienne Capoue barely two minutes later. The Hornets had Sebastian Prodl sent off for a second yellow card in stoppage time. But that was only one low point in an entertaining and committed performance from 16th-placed Watford , who never gave up despite having little to play for with just one game at home to Manchester City to go next weekend.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:41

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke out angrily Monday about Kawhi Leonard's ankle injury, saying the All-Star forward will likely miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals and calling out Zaza Pachulia for his "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" play.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:01

The team said that Thomas had two other damaged teeth that required "extensive oral surgery to stabilize". But you got to box. "Especially playing without Kyle". We were in the game throughout the whole game, but shoot 11 percent from the 3-point line. Utah was 29-12 at home during the regular season but lost two of its three home games in the first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers.