• Japan beat France in testing America's Cup conditions
Japan beat France in testing America's Cup conditions

After a two-hour wait on the island's Great Sound, the organisers of the event said they were postponing the four semi-final races scheduled for Sunday by 24 hours. "Team Sweden have also beaten Team Japan twice in qualifying rounds and enter that match-up with an upper hand.In an apparent slip of the tongue, Artemis skipper Nathan Outteridge didn'...

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  • Venus Williams only looking forward after French Open loss
Venus Williams only looking forward after French Open loss

Bacsinsky beat Williams at the same stage here last year, but in her 20th year at Roland Garros , Williams seems as hungry as ever for success . The match lasted a minute short of two hours, drawn out by a second-set tiebreaker which Venus and Harrison lost 7-5.

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  • Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

TMZ and other media outlets covered the sentencing earlier today, noting Mack's tearful testimony to the court that she still feared War Machine would attempt to kill her upon his release from prison. She suffered a lacerated liver, broken rib and lost two teeth during the assault. After learning his sentence, War Machine spoke about the inc...

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  • Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun
Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

The two met in the Rome final on the eve of Roland Garros when Halep was beaten and suffered an ankle injury which threatened her appearance in Paris . Martic, ranked 290th in the world after a 10-month injury layoff a year ago, was two points from victory at 5-2, 30-0 on her opponent's serve, but Svitolina unleashed a barrage of winners to claim ...

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  • Morgan confident of avoiding repeat New Zealand thrashing
Morgan confident of avoiding repeat New Zealand thrashing

Crucially, for New Zealand, McCullum has retired and while the Black Caps dominated their rain-affected no result against Australia at Edgbaston last Friday they are no longer the force they were. England reached a breaking point in February 2015 when their hosts dished out an uncompromising lesson with an eight-wicket annihilation in Wellington ...

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  • CT 2017, Match Preview: Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest
CT 2017, Match Preview: Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

The wickets being prepared so far in the tournament are extremely batsman-friendly and with lightning quick outfields the bowlers have their work cut out for them to keep any team under 300. Tournament hosts England were the main beneficiaries after launching the competition with an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday.

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  • Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

In the 61st minute, Brazilian midfielder Casemiro's shot was deflected off Juventus' Sami Khedira to spin beyond the reach of goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon . "The city have done an immaculate job in hosting such a great event and we thank everyone for that". "I'm a very happy man to win the 12th and we'll enjoy this moment now".

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  • French Open roundup from day seven
French Open roundup from day seven

It might just be the moment that gives Murray the self-belief he needs to feel that he can win the French Open a year after losing in four sets to Novak Djokovic at the season's second Grand Slam. Wawrinka broke him in the next game and then served out the match. Murray now went on a tear, breaking three times, the last of them with a final ...

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  • Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

I feel like a young boy", he said. "Every player in the squad has played their part, and that's been the key factor this season". 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.

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  • 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

The fourth-seeded Spaniard secured victory on his third match point when he pushed Bautista Agut to the back of the court with a big forehand that his countryman could only pat back into the net at full stretch. It will be Bacsinszky who Mladenovic faces after the 30th seed defeated Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1, meaning there will be a new grand slam cha...

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  • Tom Brady to Steph Curry, LeBron James: 'Good luck Champs!'
Tom Brady to Steph Curry, LeBron James: 'Good luck Champs!'

Now, almost a year ago to the day, James' home was the target of racially-motivated vandalism. Police are investigating it as an act of vandalism and a possible hate crime. "And, you know, hate in America, especially for African Americans, is living every day", James said. "I think back to Emmett Till's mom, actually", James continued.

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  • 1000 injured in panic after soccer game
1000 injured in panic after soccer game

Thousands had thronged to the Piazza san Carlo to watch a live relay of the final game for the Champions League between Juventus and Real Madrid on a jumbo screen. Following the stampede, bags and lost shoes littered the square while people were seen limping and looking for friends and family members, a Reuters witness said.

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  • Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant
Mumbai Indians clinch thrilling IPL final against Supergiant

Later, Krunal and Mitchell Johnson (13 not out) shared a strong 50-run partnership to take Mumbai to 129/8. They had previously won in 2013 and 2015. However Pune, whose two-year run along with the Gujarat Lions ends this season, may be playing their last game in the cash-rich league after being denied an extension by the league's governing counc...

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  • Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating
Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

That is to say the Warriors head coach returned to the bench after a 46-day absence because of back pain that flared up in the second game of Golden State's first-round series. I wanted to string together a few good days. I don't know why things got worse. Kerr was well enough to attend the Warriors' past five playoff games and stay in the lock...

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  • Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover
Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

Larson maintains his hold on second-place in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series standings after 13 events in 2017, nine markers behind leader Martin Truex Jr . "I've always have been better at passing people", Johnson said. "He just has, obviously, a lot more experience than I do out on the front row late in races and executed a lot better than I did...

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  • Ferguson: Pressure on Wenger is ridiculous
Ferguson: Pressure on Wenger is ridiculous

Asked if his Arsenal reign would extend from 21 years to 22 or 23, Wenger said: "I can not answer that question at the moment". "I don't know (what will happen in the meeting)", Wenger told a news conference yesterday. I want to win the cup for my club and that is all I care about. "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the ...

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  • Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations
Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

There have been 83 overtime games over the last five seasons, 22 of them lasting at least 10 minutes into overtime , according to the report. "Our focus is more on the caliber of building than the exact year of the Super Bowl". No longer will a team and it's players be fined for celebrating together and the relaxation of these rules should bring...

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  • Seeded Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open
Seeded Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open

It was the second successive first round exit at Roland Garros for Kerber - last year, she fell to unseeded Kiki Bertens before recovering to make the Wimbledon final. Although Kvitova said her hand felt "a little bit tricky" at times, particularly on the serve, she never experienced pain during the match. "Actually I didn't really have exp...

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  • Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open
Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open

Spain's Garbine Muguruza returns the ball to Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris . But Mladenovic played superbly on the big points, pumping her fist and screaming after every one, and Muguruza's resistance wilted in a poo...

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  • Dillon takes NASCAR's longest race
Dillon takes NASCAR's longest race

We're in the Chase. Truex led 233 laps in NASCAR's longest race of the season, but while he and other contenders pitted with 33 laps to go, Dillon stayed on the track and crossed the finish line on fumes for his first career win. Still, after scoring points in the first two stages and leading three times for 35 circuits, Johnson was still pleas...

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  • Ariel Miranda: Ariel Miranda fans nine in complete game gem
Ariel Miranda: Ariel Miranda fans nine in complete game gem

Mariners: LHP Ariel Miranda (5-2, 4.17), originally slated to start the season at Triple-A, has provided much-needed reliability to the injury-ravaged rotation. Cruz began the scoring with his 14th homer in the first. "I think where he's at mechanically, not quite consistent in his release point yet", Servais said.

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  • Bad blood? No, just bad breath between Subban, Crosby
Bad blood? No, just bad breath between Subban, Crosby

Subban was seen getting in Crosby's face after the Predators thrashed Pittsburgh 5-1 on Saturday to get their first win of the series. The Predators are now 8-1 at home in the postseason and will get a chance to extend that streak in Game 4 on Monday night.

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  • America's Cup playoffs: Day One abandoned due to light winds
America's Cup playoffs: Day One abandoned due to light winds

He also managed to have a crack at the New Zealand media regarding the controversial bonus point they take into the match racing. Billed by Oracle Team USA's Jimmy Spithill as the "decider", the US skipper forced a penalty on New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling at the start of their race and built an early lead.

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  • Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round
Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round

She underwent over three hours of surgery to fix tendons and nerves in her fingers and was told not to put weight on her left hand for three months. "Now I have to find to myself again and just try to forget the clay court season as soon as possible and then reset for the grass courts". Kvitova was easily the story of day one in the French O...

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  • Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action
Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

After the almost 3-hour tussle in a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics final he won, Murray declared the last two sets “definitely” the best hes played on clay this season. Another fast start in the third saw Murray break for 1-0, and this time it was full steam ahead. Murray's 28 unforced errors compared to Del Potro's 43 provided a useful illus...

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  • Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs
Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs

Thompson says hes fine playing defensive stopper as long as his team wins. "If I score six points a game and it gets us four wins and an National Basketball Association championship, I can do that every year", Thompson said. The other end of the court has been more of a challenge this postseason for Thompson, who has posted two of the top sev...

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  • Emotional return for Petra Kvitova after knife attack
Emotional return for Petra Kvitova after knife attack

Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champion). Kerber's loss places her game in question. "Last year it was a completely different year". But this year has been much more of a struggle: The German has a 19-13 record, losing 4 of her past 6 match...

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  • Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears
Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

Mladenovic was not at her best during her first last-16 match at Roland Garros but came up against an opponent who was performing even further below her own high standards. Wozniacki has not reached the second week here since she was a teenager in 2010, though on paper, she would become perhaps the best qualified woman remaining in the draw-a forme...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League

Until now, no team since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990, when the cup was only a knockout competition, had won back-to-back titles. It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow and a year ago, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took t...

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  • LeSean McCoy trying to recruit Jeremy Maclin to Bills
LeSean McCoy trying to recruit Jeremy Maclin to Bills

The Kansas City Chiefs released Maclin last week after two seasons, saving the team $10 million in salary-cap space. McCoy, who played with Maclin with the Philadelphia Eagles , is said to be recruiting his former teammate to Buffalo. He agreed to a five-year, $40 million contract with Buffalo in 2015. "Maclin's a complete receiver", McCoy s...

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