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Djokovic clash with Mannarino postponed until Tuesday

Djokovic clash with Mannarino postponed until Tuesday

The Halep-Konta match was in the third set. Got a few of them. Lewis also offered a staunch defence of the condition of the grass courts at Wimbledon after several players criticised the surface as not up to scratch. I've actually watched that back quite a few times - I don't know why. "I didn't feel it was unsafe but I felt like it was very soft and slow". "Getting to the stadiums is a challenge so three matches on Centre and One works for us". Read More

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Gold Cup contenders banking on youth

Mexico will have to play up to six games to retain the Gold Cup in the USA, starting on Sunday against El Salvador in San Diego. Last Saturday, the 65-year-old certainly liked what he saw in the 1-0 friendly win over Ghana as three players made their US debuts and two (forward Dom Dwyer and midfielder Kellyn Acosta ) scored their first global goals . Read More

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Hamilton handed five-grid penalty

Hamilton handed five-grid penalty

Both the McLarens were into Q2, with Daniil Kvyat behind them and Nico Hülkenberg qualifying 11th. Today it is still hard to judge, but the auto is very good and we made some improvements. "From what I've seen on the pre-race strategy notes, that kind of plan is not on those notes", he said. If I did think RedBull where going to race well I may be inclined to look a podium finish at the 5/2, 11/4 mark. Read More

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India and China trade war threats amid border stand-off

India and China trade war threats amid border stand-off

Donglong, the Chinese name of Doka La, is indeed a plateau where the three borders of India, China and Bhutan resides and hence the matter become a three-party one. The region seems to be witnessing quite a few unusual activities of Chinese warships and the vessel deployed in the Indian Ocean is a Yuan class conventional diesel-electric submarine. Read More

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Mexico vs. Portugal in Confederations Cup third-place match

The biggest difference between then and now is that Portugal has given permission to Cristiano Ronaldo to leave the team as he welcomed twins. Silva then struck his first worldwide goal after a handball inside the box on 104 minutes, while both sides finished with 10 men as Nelson Semedo was dismissed for Portugal before Raul Jimenez saw red for Mexico . Read More

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Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon warmup tournament in Eastbourne

Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon warmup tournament in Eastbourne

For the 30-year-old number one seed, it is only his third final of the season and he has achieved it comfortably by not dropping a set throughout, including his 6-4 6-4 semi-final victory over Russian Daniil Medvedev . The world No. 4 begins against Martin Klizan and will hope to put the woes of the past 12 months behind him and look to add to his three Wimbledon crowns. Read More

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Injured Konta out of Eastbourne, doubt for Wimbledon

Johanna Konta made her third consecutive quarterfinal at the Aegon International in her hometown of Eastbourne, battling past French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 in a thrilling third round contest. I came through a very tough day yesterday. "(But) as far as my performance goes, I'm pleased with how I fought back and got myself back into the match". Read More

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Yankees put Matt Holliday on DL

Yankees put Matt Holliday on DL

He is 3-0 lifetime versus the White Sox. "I don't think it's that bad", said Castro, who also had a hamstring injury last season, but said past injuries were worse. He flew back to NY for further evaluation. On Wednesday evening, center fielder Dustin Fowler was pulled from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's game at Syracuse, prompting speculation that he might be the latest rookie on his way to join the Yankees for Thursday's series finale at Guaranteed Rate Field. Read More

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Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Westbrook led Oklahoma City to 47 wins and the sixth seed in the Western Conference after Kevin Durant left the Thunder and signed with the Golden State Warriors as a free agent. Westbrook joined Oscar Robertson as the only other player to average a triple-double for a season. In what was always expected to be a tight race, with a handful of worthy candidates, Westbrook earned 69 of 100 first-place votes, dominating that category. Read More

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Late Home-Runs Help Twins Win Over Cleveland

Late Home-Runs Help Twins Win Over Cleveland

The game was set up for the Indians to end Mejia's night with one big blow. But Jason Castro doubled to left field, scoring Escobar and Rosario to give Minnesota a 2-0 lead. Cleveland is also 8-1 in Tomlin's last nine Sunday starts, and 2-6 in Tomlin's last eight starts. Rickard scored on a sacrifice fly by Adam Jones. His playing time at first base (21 innings), left field (seven innings) and third base (one inning) furthers his contributions as a flexible option off the bench. Read More

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Bucks' Brogdon NBA All-Rookie team

Bucks' Brogdon NBA All-Rookie team

Saric was second in rookie scoring at 12.8 points per game and teamed with Embiid to be the first teammates to make the All-Rookie team since 2008. Center Joel Embiid gave the 76ers two players on the first team, which was rounded out by guard Buddy Hield of the Sacramento Kings and center Willy Hernangomez of the New York Knicks . Read More

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Rockets' Eric Gordon wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year

Rockets' Eric Gordon wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year

The Rockets won 41 games during the 2015-16 season and looked likely to finish among the bottom half of playoff teams this season. The 55 wins tied for the fourth-most in franchise history. Brogdon, who played college ball at Virginia, is the first player to win ACC Player of the Year and NBA Rookie of the Year since Elton Brand in 1999-00. Read More

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Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title

Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title

Last month Kvitova slipped away from Paris with an empty feeling after losing in the second round of the French Open , while Mladenovic became the home star of Roland Garros by ending the title defence of Garbine Muguruza. She then decided to make her return to the tennis court 12 months ago at the 50k ITF tournament in Eastbourne where she managed to reach the semi-finals. Read More

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Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ allowed one run and four hits in 6 2/3 innings. "Next time out, I've just got to try and limit those". The Blue Jays tied it in top of the seventh when Kevin Pillar homered with two out. "The most important thing for me was winning the World Series here", Morales said. Happ's three flawless innings to open the game and long string of zeroes on the scoreboard were almost matched by Junis, who worked around a handful of hiccups, though he did give up a pair of ... Read More

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Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

He left Spain to retake the manager's job at Chelsea , where he won the 2014-15 title but was sacked six months later after losing the support of players. Mendes' agency, Gestifute, released a statement saying Mourinho had not received any official notification about the accusations against him. Ronaldo's Real Madrid future was in doubt when it was reported in the media that the star forward was unsettled at Real Madrid . Read More

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Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Widespread reports have claimed that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor is keen to leave Spain due to accusations that he has avoided paying tax between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Perez's reign at the club has been relatively successful as the club won their 3rd UEFA Champions League title in four years. Read More

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Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Mexico claimed their first win at the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , after coming from behind to secure a 2-1 victory over New Zealand on Wednesday evening. Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi . "All the players are concentrated and Cristiano Ronaldo is extremely concentrated with the Russian game tomorrow, which we will play", Santos said at a press conference, where he was asked to address Ronaldo's situation and reply in English. Read More

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