• Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City

    Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City

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    Arsenal and Manchester City will collide in a huge curtain raiser to the 2018/19 Premier League season, which will again include 42 games shown exclusively live on BT Sport . Pep's team will finish the festive period with a home game on 1 January against Liverpool. We'll face familiar foes as the three promoted sides make their return to Premier League action.
  • Navalny Freed, Says Moscow Prisons Fixed Up for World Cup Fans

    Navalny Freed, Says Moscow Prisons Fixed Up for World Cup Fans

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    Denis Cheryshev struck twice for Russian Federation as the hosts thumped Saudi Arabia 5-0. The game would end 5-0 to Russian Federation, thus continuing the tradition of hosts not losing their opening World Cup game. The home side continued to dominate the game but were dealt a cruel blow as striker Alan Dzagoev pulled up clutching his hamstring - and had to be replaced by Denis Cheryshev in the 24th minute.
  • Kane expects 'brave' and 'aggressive' England in Russian Federation

    Kane expects 'brave' and 'aggressive' England in Russian Federation

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    File image of Marcus Rashford in England training. "We hope we can send people to work the following day having enjoyed our matches", he said. "There was a clear shift in the identity of the team, we went to a back three and people have been warmed by that, not only the young players in this squad, but the young players in the system, the success with the junior teams".
  • Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade

    Draymond Green takes jab at Tristan Thompson during Warriors parade

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    In any case, the overpowered Warriors are NBA Champions and the Cavs have to figure out what LeBron James wants to do before they proceed with their offseason. "Mid-level", Steve Kerr playfully butted in. The entire exchange was just freakish, especially for what should just be a fun celebration on another very successful Warriors season.
  • Marcelo opens the door to Neymar and sends Ronaldo a message

    Marcelo opens the door to Neymar and sends Ronaldo a message

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    The five-time Ballon d'Or victor issued a peculiar statement after their UEFA Champions League final victory over Liverpool speaking about his time in Madrid in past tense. "We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open", Marcelo said. It will be interesting to see what the player does with regards to his future and the longer Madrid don't have a manager, there will be more such stories coming out.
  • Warriors Win Back-To-Back NBA Championships But Ratings Take A Loss

    Warriors Win Back-To-Back NBA Championships But Ratings Take A Loss

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    By the start of the fourth quarter, the only question was whether Curry would win his first NBA Finals MVP or if it would go to Durant for the second year in a row. "Well, he's terrifying", Kerr said. "I know the veterans are going to come back and do exactly what they need to do". The difference between this season and the difference between my first year in Miami, we didn't have many injuries at all.
  • Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool appears to be off... for now

    Nabil Fekir's move to Liverpool appears to be off... for now

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    The 24-year-old Fekir reportedly had his medical with a view to a move for 65 million euros ($77 million), plus eventual bonuses. He ruptured a cruciate ligament in September 2015, causing him to miss the majority of the 2015/16 season. "It's part of the game", he said. Fekir came on as a second-half substitute in France's 1-1 draw with US on Saturday evening and refused to speak to the media after the match.
  • Nadal overcomes nerves to meet del Potro in French Open semi-finals

    Nadal overcomes nerves to meet del Potro in French Open semi-finals

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    Young pretender - and perhaps heir to the throne - Dominic Thiem has been dubbed the Prince of Clay and he will get a shot at the undisputed ruler of the Parisian land for more than a decade. 'For me, the motivation to play here is always high, as high as possible, ' he said. "I have a plan". "Good tactics and mentality in the first set give me the possibility to play much better later in the match", said Nadal.
  • Halep to face Stephens in third shot at French Open final

    Halep to face Stephens in third shot at French Open final

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    I think Halep's ability to retrieve balls will keep her in the match but not lead her to a win. Honestly I can't believe it. Sloane Stephens said she could not be satisfied but was still proud of herself after losing a French Open final that was all about recovery and resilience, on both sides of the net.
  • Justify claims Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

    Justify claims Triple Crown with Belmont Stakes win

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    Justify carried that swagger through the 1½-mile race, starting from the rail and jumping to an early lead. "I mean, he left like he was going 440 yards in Ruidoso, New Mexico!" Smith got the big colt into a relaxed rhythm under a moderate pace heading into the backstretch, and he had an easy trip from there.
  • Ronaldo Makes An ‘Irreversible’ Decision To Leave Real Madrid

    Ronaldo Makes An ‘Irreversible’ Decision To Leave Real Madrid

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    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo with his eldest son. They claim that Ronaldo is unhappy with the unfulfilled promises from club president Florentino Perez, and has finally made a decision about his future. Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Inter and Roma are just some of the sides who could potentially benefit from Ronaldo's exit after nine trophy-laden years in Spain.
  • Global friendly match report England v Costa Rica 07 June 2018

    Global friendly match report England v Costa Rica 07 June 2018

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    A pair of World Cup hopefuls meet in a friendly match as England hosts Costa Rica in soccer action from Elland Road in Leeds , England . Rashford's "flip-flap" was among those moments of excitement and earned an eighth-minute corner from which Phil Jones sent a looping header that was tipped over by Costa Rica's star man Keylor Navas.
  • Nabil Fekir signing imminent

    Nabil Fekir signing imminent

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    However, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas insisted earlier this week that the attacking midfielder's future will not be decided until after the summer tournament , and the French club have taken to dismissing reports that a move is in the closing stages.
  • Caps on top: Washington wins Stanley Cup, beats Vegas 4-3

    Caps on top: Washington wins Stanley Cup, beats Vegas 4-3

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    If Vegas holds on, Game 6 in Washington will be Sunday night. The Golden Knights made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in their inaugural season in the National Hockey League. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is defending the expansion draft that loaded first-year franchise Vegas with talent. Now his team is three wins from winning the Cup, but coming back from a three-games-to-one deficit is a tall order.
  • Nadal's match with Schwartzman is postponed until 12.00PM on Thursday

    Nadal's match with Schwartzman is postponed until 12.00PM on Thursday

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    The enforced interlude had clearly benefited Nadal , and assuming he gets the two points he needs to level the match he will start a strong favourite on Thursday. With Halep having outlasted Angelique Kerber on Wednesday, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 6-2, then looked at her coach while pointing to her head, she and Muguruza grace the bracket opposite the all-American match between Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, the 2017 US Open finalists who have their own curious paths.
  • It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim

    It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim

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    Top-ranked Simona Halep has rallied past Angelique Kerber 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2 to reach the French Open semifinals. "So I think that's why I won today". Kerber eventually prevailed in a tiebreak, but Halep came out all guns blazing in the second, firing baseline bullets at her opponent, who tried to cling on against the onslaught.
  • Mood swing: LeBron, Cavs home looking to turn around Finals

    Mood swing: LeBron, Cavs home looking to turn around Finals

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    So it's going to be huge for us. His now-infamous blunder of running out the clock with the game tied instead of giving the Cleveland Cavaliers a chance to take the lead over the Golden State Warriors at the end of regulation in Game 1 is the story that won't quit.
  • LeBron's Game 3 dunk sets social media on fire

    LeBron's Game 3 dunk sets social media on fire

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    Teams that have fallen behind 3-0 in the playoffs are 0-131. "I didn't want to run in there and shoot a bad shot.so I made a decision to shoot it from there and it felt good leaving my hands". They finished the Cavaliers off in five games in 2017. Draymond Green , the Warriors' heartbeat, was coming unhinged, jawing at referees and getting into shouting matches.
  • Neymar back with a bang as Brazil star sinks Croatia

    Neymar back with a bang as Brazil star sinks Croatia

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    In the meantime, Croatia coach Dalic said Eagles have great young players and a good manager, and so will worthy opponents. That means they might be forced into selling some of their most valuable assets this summer, and Neymar could be one of them.
  • Leroy Sane left out of Germany's 2018 World Cup squad

    Leroy Sane left out of Germany's 2018 World Cup squad

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    Germany manager Joachim Löw revealed his final squad that will be travelling to Russian Federation later this month to compete in the greatest tournament in world football. " Julian Brandt had some good games at the Confederations Cup and was also very good in training, it was close". "Leroy has a huge amount of talent and he will be back in again because from September we will re-double our work with him", Loew said.
  • Djokovic falls to history-maker Cecchinato, Zverev out

    Djokovic falls to history-maker Cecchinato, Zverev out

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    Djokovic, who was sitting in a small press room without mics and just in front of a few journalists (most of them were waiting in the main press room), said he doesn't know whether if he will play Wimbledon next month. Her next outing will be a battle of wills against compatriot and friend Stephens, who has emerged victorious in both of their previous meetings as professionals, most recently beating Keys in the final of last year's U.S.
  • Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return

    Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return

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    Furthermore, his nine 3-pointers set a Finals records for most triples in a game, surpassing the previous record of eight set in 2010 by Ray Allen of the Boston Celtics . Curry opened the game missing four of his first five 3-point attempts in the first quarter as Golden State had a 32-28 lead. "We played 23 and a half good seconds of defence, and he turned around and hit a moon ball".
  • Big update in the Nabil Fekir transfer saga

    Big update in the Nabil Fekir transfer saga

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    Liverpool fans were buzzing when rumours emerged that Nabil Fekir had flown to Merseyside this week. One of the German's key targets is Nabil Fekir , and according to the Mirror , the France global has already told Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas that he wants to join the Reds .
  • Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

    Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

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    There wouldn't be lingering effects", Ainge said . "We had something special this year, so when it ends like it did yesterday everybody took it pretty hard". The Celtics were then pitted against 2015 champion and 2016 finalist Cavaliers, with many a former player and expert predicting an easy win for James' team.
  • Klay Thompson set to suit up for Game 2 of the Finals

    Klay Thompson set to suit up for Game 2 of the Finals

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    Yet Thompson did receive some kind words from Smith. Well Golden State fans appreciated Smith's blunder so much they gave him a standing ovation ahead of the second game. Kerr said the Warriors can't just sit back and let James attack, and the Warriors need a better effort on the backboards after getting outrebounded 53-38 in Game 1.
  • Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Madrid

    Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Madrid

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    A year later he led Real to their first European Cup and La Liga double in 59 years. After Real Madrid won the Champions League the third consecutive time, Ronaldo used the opportunity to make the night all about himself amid rumours of his departure from Los Blancos , saying that he was unsure about what the future holds for him.
  • Serena Williams makes comeback to oust Ashleigh Barty at French Open

    Serena Williams makes comeback to oust Ashleigh Barty at French Open

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    She played a poor service game in the middle of the set, and Barty won a break which she would not relinquish, winning the first set 6-3. Williams is now training for Roland-Garros and Wimbledon, but has set her sights firmly on surpassing Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, won between 1960 and 1973.
  • French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

    French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

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    Sharapova was not given a wildcard by organisers for the tournament a year ago, which took place shortly after her return from a 15-month doping suspension. So I plan my day, like, training is X of time. So the suit has definitely a little functionality to it. "I have been putting a lot of work in on the court, off the court, on the court, on the court, off the court - that's kind of been my life".
  • Jamie Carragher's post-match gesture to Loris Karius was incredibly moving

    Jamie Carragher's post-match gesture to Loris Karius was incredibly moving

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    Merseyside Police released a statement saying its officers were aware of "comments / threats" made on social media to Karius. Hazard has also been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid and the winger has been non-committal about his future at Chelsea after they missed out on a top four place this season.
  • Petra Kvitova not in favour of Serena Williams seeding

    Petra Kvitova not in favour of Serena Williams seeding

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    Play has resumed at the French Open after a suspension due to rain of about an hour. The three-times French Open champion was not granted a seed by tournament organizers, triggering criticism from women's groups and tennis pundits. After beating Williams in the 2016 final, Muguruza's title defense was ended in the fourth round past year by local favorite Kristina Mladenovic of France in front of a partisan crowd at Court Suzanne Lenglen.
  • Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

    Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

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    What? Okay. The NHL announced this weekend that Game 1 of the series will open with a free concert headlined by Lil Jon outside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . Then, moments later, Tom Wilson , who has a reputation of playing on the edge, took a run at Jonathan Marchessault in the neutral zone and delivered a bone-jarring hit that really got under the skin of the Vegas players.
  • LeBron dominates Celtics to stay alive

    LeBron dominates Celtics to stay alive

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    James added to his already historic postseason with a 46-point, 11-rebound, 9-assist outing Friday for his seventh 40-point game of the playoffs. Elite in all facets of the game, James controlled the tempo and stepped up defensively to stop Boston's young, athletic line-up at TD Garden.
  • Fulham returning to English Premier League after four years away

    Fulham returning to English Premier League after four years away

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    It is understood, as is the case for most teams chasing promotion, that Villa had drawn up two lists of potential targets depending on where they would be playing next season. However, if they beat Fulham in the play-off final, the claret and blues will be in a position to spend heavily over the summer. Clare was one of the players pencilled in should Steve Bruce's side not manage to gain promotion.
  • Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7

    Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7

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    It was a valiant effort for a Rockets squad who, without their other All-Star point guard, was expected to simply hand over this game in preparation for Game 7. He is going to have to have another game like that if the Rockets want a chance. Notable entries on Sunday opposite the basketball game are NBC's America Ninja Warriors , ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos and two-hour Deception season finale, and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 race on Fox.
  • How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV

    How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV

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    James finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists but committed six turnovers and looked exhausted at times . Down three games to two, with a must-win Game 6 set for 8:30 p.m. From the Rockets to the Lakers to the Sixers, James has been linked to a plethora of future landing spots despite publicly stating his sole focus is on winning another championship with the Cavs .
  • Mohamed Salah more hard to stop than Messi, says Rafael Benítez

    Mohamed Salah more hard to stop than Messi, says Rafael Benítez

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    Messi, who spent four seasons alongside Neymar at the Nou Camp, admits he would not like to see the 26-year-old at the Bernabeu. "It would be bad, because of all that Ney means to Barcelona ", Messi told Argentina's TyC Sports . "I need to maintain my performance levels high for many seasons". Messi and Neymar will be rivals this summer as Argentina and Brazil chase World Cup glory in Russian Federation.
  • Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP

    Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP

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    First corner prediction: With Mercedes locking out the front row, Hamilton is the favourite tp lead the pack through Turn 1 but keep an eye out for Sebastian Vettel starting from the clean side of the grid behind the lead Mercedes. It looks different and it looks wrong, but from the inside I think it was the right thing to do. Even if one were to assume that two-stopping was Ferrari's strategy for Vettel's race, it wouldn't be too hard to think that they were more foolhardy than fearless.
  • Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

    Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

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    He went 2-for-4 in the Tigers' 4-3 win over the Mariners earlier Saturday. "All I can do is do whatever it takes to get 100 percent and get back as soon as I can". The 35-year-old Cano is hitting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season. After a prolonged stretch where all of their position players were healthy and contributing, the Mariners lost Robinson Cano for Sunday's game and many games to come.
  • Mariners beat Tigers 9-5 for doubleheader split

    Mariners beat Tigers 9-5 for doubleheader split

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    Cano will likely be sent in for preliminary X-rays as the Mariners look to determine whether he sustained structural damage to the hand. Robinson Cano chased Fulmer from the game in the fifth when he hit a 3-run home run to make it 6-2 Seattle.