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Author: 0 Nadal cruises into Madrid final

Nadal pulled off a running forehand victor, and Djokovic hit wide to concede the break again. The audience appeared to sense Thiem's defiance was waning, but the player wasn't as content with his fate and rallied to fend off two match points, tying at deuce before landing a final game blow to pull within a game at 5-4 down.

Author: 0 Man Utd didn't overwhelm us - Ajax boss

Mourinho averages a trophy every 33.2 games - Say what you will about Mourinho and his disappointments in the last couple of years, he's still continued to deliver silverware regardless. Victory enabled United manager Jose Mourinho , who said prior to the game that he and his players were struggling not to think about the tragedy, to bring his maiden Old Trafford season to a successful conclusion.

Author: 0 Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

A man arrested on Tuesday was reported by British and USA media to be Abedi's brother. Earlier on Wednesday, three men were arrested after police executed warrants in South Manchester . Chelsea soccer club said it had cancelled a victory parade that had been scheduled to take place on Sunday to celebrate its Premier League title. Rudd said the "element of surprise" in the police and security service measures could be compromised by information being released too quickly.

Author: 0 Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies at 35

The hospital statement issued on Thursday said Hayden had suffered a serious polytrauma. He suffered serious cerebral damage and resided in the intensive care unit for five days before his death today, reported by multiple outlets . A number of tributes have been paid to Hayden. He added: "Always in my heart, champ". 2006 was the best season for him as he won the MotoGP championship following a dramatic final race in Valencia.

Sport BCCI unhappy with Anil Kumble, invites applications for new head coach
Author: 0 BCCI unhappy with Anil Kumble, invites applications for new head coach

Kumble had been appointed as head coach in June past year by the former BCCI administration led by president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke, based on the the recommendation of the CAC. Anil Kumble had a terrific time with the Indian cricket team. The interview process, the BCCI said, would be overseen by a nominee of the Committee of Administrators along with the CAC.

Sport Europa League 'We played for the people who died' - Pogba
Author: 0 Europa League 'We played for the people who died' - Pogba

United swept aside Ajax easily in Stockholm, with goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealing the victory. "We feel a bit proud to have done that". Having won the Community Shield and the League Cup earlier in the season, Manchester United defeated Ajax 2-0 in the final of the Europa League , as Mourinho won his third piece of silverware in his short time with the club.

Author: 0 Man United youngsters impress, but Mourinho only thinking of European final

A youthful Jose Mourinho side completed their Premier League season with a 2-0 win against Crystal Palace on Sunday but the Portuguese boss has come under fire in recent weeks for essentially sacrificing his team's chances of finishing in the top four domestically by resting players and concentrating on Champions League qualification via the Europa League .

Sport Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan lead Manchester United to Europa League triumph
Author: 0 Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan lead Manchester United to Europa League triumph

A crowd of Manchester United fans were cheering outside a Stockholm stadium on Wednesday as their team won the Europa League , a relief for the supporters after the Manchester terror attack 48 hours earlier. "They put on a block and stayed away from everything and concentrated on a football match, which we did very well". Wayne Rooney , benched on just before stoppage time, lifted the trophy as the team captain in his probable last appearance for the Red Devil.

Author: 0 Cavaliers vs. Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Game 5

Here's how to watch, listen and stream the action online. Crowder is averaging 15.5 points and 7.8 rebounds in the series. With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night, the 2017 NBA Finals matchup should be made official one week before the series begins.

Sport Irfan Pathan backs India to defend Champions Trophy title
Author: 0 Irfan Pathan backs India to defend Champions Trophy title

In Test cricket we have reached the top. When we went there the last time. If we can think about our games in that manner, we get the results more often than not. The Indian captain, who had a fair show in the recently concluded tenth edition of Indian Premier League, said that "I will never play for redemption".

Sport Sam Allardyce Expecting More From Wilfried Zaha
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce Expecting More From Wilfried Zaha

The former Manchester United winger has suggested he is keen to stay with the club he joined as a 12-year old, so long as a new deal, which brings his earnings in line with the likes of Christian Benteke , can be agreed. Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly a big fan of Zaha, enough so that Spurs were very interested in signing him last summer. "Because I'm getting a lot already".

Sport Police told 5 years ago about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi
Author: 0 Police told 5 years ago about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi

The Manchester bombing was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London's transport network . Soldiers will now also be sent to guard large public events. France's interior minister said on Wednesday that Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Sport Irving stars, Cavs run down Celtics in NBA
Author: 0 Irving stars, Cavs run down Celtics in NBA

The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half to open a 3-1 lead in the series, can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston.

Author: 0 Who will be the Celtics' hero in Game 4?

Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury, the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily. give him 34 points for the night. The third pick in the 2016 draft, Brown averaged 6.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game during the regular season.

Sport Manchester United Win Europa League
Author: 0 Manchester United Win Europa League

Because of the UCL place they just won, United will probably be able to close the three or four more signings they'll need in order to amass a legitimate title-contending squad. It was billed as a clash between the efficiency of Mourinho's United against the swagger and youthful exuberance of Ajaxe. They knew exactly what to do.

Author: 0 Alvaro Morata set for Serie A return

Despite the status of a reservist, Alvaro Morata this season in all competitions played 42 matches in which he scored 20 goals and gave six assists. Real Madrid are seemingly in danger of again missing out on a deal for David de Gea after reports in Spain claimed the proposed move has hit a major roadblock.

Sport Jose Mourinho directly responds to Antoine Griezmann transfer link
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho directly responds to Antoine Griezmann transfer link

Manchester United endured a disappointing Premier League campaign, as they could only manage a sixth-placed finish, well off the pace of champions Chelsea. "It's not like Ajax and some other clubs with every trophy in the world of football". United also have decisions to make on the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick and those approaching the end of their current contracts.

Sport Kyrie Irving leads Cleveland past Boston for 3-1 series lead
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving leads Cleveland past Boston for 3-1 series lead

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James squelched that nonsense in the second half, with Irving scoring 42 and James putting in 34 as the Cavs took a 3-1 series lead with a 112-99 victory. Irving scored 12 points in the quarter with James on the bench to save Cleveland from a blowout. Matters went from bad to worse for the Cavs in the second quarter.

Sport Chelsea's Conte named Manager of the Year
Author: 0 Chelsea's Conte named Manager of the Year

The Blues, who clinched the Premier League title two weeks ago after beating West Brom at the Hawthorns, must now turn their attention to the FA Cup final. "They have this chance to find a good season, to have a successful season". "I couldn't care less, I promise you", he said. The 31-year-old Wayne Rooney was the only player older than 25 in a line-up that averaged 22 years and 284 days.

Author: 0 Wenger accepts uncertainty over his position hurt Arsenal

Jurgen Klopp's side will have to beat their opponents over two-legs in August if they are to earn a place in the group stage of Europe's elite competition. How I know it in this moment - we all want to be part of it. "It's disrespectful to the club if you say the only reason you are going to Liverpool is for Champions League", said Milner.

Sport Chelsea boss Conte wins two LMA manager awards
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte wins two LMA manager awards

Defiant Chelsea captain John Terry on Wednesday brushed off criticism of his controversial farewell substitution at Stamford Bridge which caused a furore in the English media. Chris Hughton was named Championship Manager of the Year for guiding Brighton and Hove Albion to the Premier League. The massive £5.136 billion (R87.9 billion) TV rights deal signed previous year by the league is the biggest of its kind, and it ensured that nearly every club in the top flight earned over £100 ...

Sport Sources reveal Celtic and Wolves want Harry Wilson
Author: 0 Sources reveal Celtic and Wolves want Harry Wilson

Wilson made his senior debut for Liverpool in their 1-0 FA Cup win over Plymouth back in January and all signs point that Klopp will utilise the youngster more next season. With Patrick Roberts now due to return to Manchester City in the summer, the Hoops need back-up options on the right wing should a potential move for the on-loan star fall through.

Author: 0 NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

Now the Cavs , with a 3-1 series lead, need to beat the Celtics one more time to get their rematch with Golden State in the NBA Finals . The Celtics' lead always felt flimsy, and Irving took a sledgehammer to it in the third quarter, almost outscoring Boston by himself and formally putting an end to their chances with a magnificent 21-point frame.

Author: 0 Real Madrid agree to sign David De Gea in a £65m deal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has selected Chris Smalling to partner Daley Blind at the back for this evening's Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm. If the move materialises, De Gea will replace Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas at Real Madrid, who won the La Liga title last weekend and will be hoping for another trophy in their kitty when they face Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3.

Sport Nationals recall RHP Ross to make start against Mariners
Author: 0 Nationals recall RHP Ross to make start against Mariners

He allowed five runs - only one earned - on six hits and two walks with one strikeout. Roark entered the game with a 4.73 ERA after posting a mark of 2.83 a year ago. Washington Nationals Anthony Rendon waves as he runs to their dug out after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Washington, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Sport Maria Sharapova Posts Allusive Retort After French Open Rejection
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova Posts Allusive Retort After French Open Rejection

Throughout all the trials and tribulations of Sharapova's doping case since she announced her positive test for Meldonium back in March a year ago, Simon has been broadly supportive of the Russian but had not yet criticised any decision that had gone against her until the announcement yesterday.

Sport Silence, applause as Man Utd and Ajax honour Manchester victims
Author: 0 Silence, applause as Man Utd and Ajax honour Manchester victims

In a mark of respect to the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack , the opening ceremony, which will feature Swedish star artists Axwell ^ Ingrosso, will be reduced. The Red Devils are after the trophy in the UEFA Europa League final against Ajax , but the match represents something bigger as well - qualification for the UEFA Champions League .

Author: 0 3 things we learned from Cavs-Celtics Game 4

He dropped 13 points in the final two minutes of the third, which was enough to give the Cavs a seven-point lead going into the fourth, where James scored 15 to lead Cleveland to the 112-99 victory and the 3-1 series lead. Irving stayed on the floor and finished the game, but with a day off between games there will be interest in how tender his ankle is at tipoff. Nothing was keeping him out.

Sport Dana White Calls Cris Cyborg Altercation With Angela Magana 'Very Serious'
Author: 0 Dana White Calls Cris Cyborg Altercation With Angela Magana 'Very Serious'

Since then, some fans and fighters have been divided, taking sides to the beef that started from a social media post from Magana that made fun of Cyborg's appearance in a photo. Do you believe Cyborg will be handed serious consequences? P.s You need to learn Jiujitsu properly! When Justino had the chance to confront Magana, she did just that in front of a group of fighters.

Author: 0 Climbers Die Near Top of Mt. Everest In Tragic Weekend

Navin Trital of Expedition Himalaya , the company that helped coordinate that climb, tells the news service that Marchetti "died while being brought down to a lower camp". The increased number of climbers this year is likely because many people were unable to climb in 2014 and 2015. At the Everest base camp, general secretary of Everest Summitteers Association, Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa, announced that Anshu, a mother of two, reached the top of the world's highest mountain at 7.45am on Sunday, ...

Author: 0 Kevin Love lifts Cleveland Cavaliers with his rebounding - Terry Pluto

Much was made of Horford's 15 total rebounds in Cleveland's four-game sweep of the Hawks last season, and he now sits at 18 rebounds through four games in this series . We know ways we can get better. Celtics coach Brad Stevens was disappointed with his team's defense on Irving, who was able to spread the floor while surrounded by shooters.

Sport Mourinho Ecstatic After United's Europa Triumph Despite 'Difficult Season'
Author: 0 Mourinho Ecstatic After United's Europa Triumph Despite 'Difficult Season'

Goals from Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave United the win as they out-classed a young and somewhat inexperienced Ajax side with an intelligent display. Despite finishing sixth in the Premier League - which can partially be chalked up to Mourinho making Europe's secondary tournament the team's priority over the past month - the Red Devils will be back battling with the rest of Europe's elite in the Champions League next season .

Sport Herrera dedicates Europa League trophy to Manchester victims
Author: 0 Herrera dedicates Europa League trophy to Manchester victims

Two days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people following an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena , United's fans, players and staff stood unbowed in Stockholm . "It is just a football game and a trophy but if we can help and support with this just 1% it is enough for us". It was the ideal ending to an otherwise gruelling and topsy-turvy season at Old Trafford, which did yield a Community Shield and EFL Cup.

Author: 0 Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo 2017 live stream

Victory against Celta would move Madrid to 90 points and mean they just have to avoid defeat against Malaga on Sunday, the final day of the season, to hold off Barcelona and win the title. At the moment continues to go level with Barcelona, conceding the latter only in the worst difference of goals scored and conceded. James, meanwhile, may well have already played his last game for the club.

Author: 0 The Cavs got the Kyrie they need in Game 4

After the Cavs obliterated the Celtics , 130-86, in Game 2, it didn't seem like Boston could stand a chance against LeBron James , 32, Tristan Thompson , 26, and the rest of the Cleveland squad. "I was able to still be aggressive and find two of our shooters for two threes, found Kev, found Swish [J.R. Smith], so it was just trying to read the game, the game in-between the game, and it worked well for us".

Sport Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester terror attack

Finally, Juventus outsmarted Crotone to finish the season in style with a comprehensive 3-0 win in Serie A. They will fancy their chances over Real Madrid in the Champions League final next month. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte fielded a strong lineup with the only notable adjustment being the inclusion of Terry, who was making his 717th appearance for the club.

Sport Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'
Author: 0 Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism'

Granted, this season has been far from vintage for Manchester United with Mourinho rightfully receiving criticism for his tactics and combative dealings with the press, but as the referee blew his whistle, the Portuguese manager couldn't contain his delight.

Sport LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'
Author: 0 LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

His 11 points, six assists, six rebounds and six turnovers on Sunday night resulted in a Game Score of 3.6, his lowest of the 2017 playoffs and third-lowest of his postseason career . However, they should be concerned by what might happen if 32-year-old James has an off night in a potential Finals meeting with the Golden State Warriors .

Sport Can achieve greater success with Liverpool, says Philippe Coutinho dismissing transfer talks
Author: 0 Can achieve greater success with Liverpool, says Philippe Coutinho dismissing transfer talks

The 67-year-old Frenchman said the atmosphere at the club was a contributing factor in his side's failure to finish in the top four - which means they will play in the Europa League. We can qualify in August so we are really looking forward to it. "I would like him to stay to try to develop something to challenge for the Premier League , but at the moment we are quite a way away".

Author: 0 Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Boston shot 47 percent from the field and 35 percent from the 3-point line in the first half of Game 4 on their way to building as much as a 16-point lead. While the prospect of a third-straight matchup may have appeared inevitable for much of the season and, then again, increasingly so as each Conference Finals progressed, the Cavaliers needed a double-digit second-half comeback to regain control of the series and convince "fate" to cooperate.

Author: 0 Europa League final feels unimportant after Manchester tragedy, says Neville

I should send them instantly to the doctor if they don't feel nervous. "We wouldn't think twice", Mourinho said. "What happened in Manchester is something that we all feel at Ajax ", he said. As Manchester tried to come to terms with the enormity of the attack, both its City and United football teams threw their support behind the relief effort.

Author: 0 Holmes, Stanley lead Players after 54 holes, Garcia four back

Day seemed well on his way to leading The Players for a fifth consecutive round (he was the first wire-to-wire victor since Hal Sutton in 2000 last year) when he was 5-under with four holes to play. "But I scrambled pretty well, and I birdied two of the last three holes to make it somewhat respectable". Garcia won the 2008 Players with a par on 17th hole to defeat Paul Goydos in a playoff.

Sport Koscielny appeal fails ahead of FA Cup final
Author: 0 Koscielny appeal fails ahead of FA Cup final

Arsenal club captain Per Mertesacker is unsure if he will be able to go the distance in his side's FA Cup final clash against Chelsea but is prepared to put his body on the line for the Gunners at Wembley on Saturday (27 May). "You want of course the best level of security". I think with the draws, they've played really well in a lot of those draws. Sir Alex says getting rid of the Wenger wouldn't necessarily solve Arsenal's problems.

Sport Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead
Author: 0 Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

Though he finished the period, backup goalie Jonathan Bernier began the second period. And they'll have to hope for the Bernier that gave the Ducks his best work in their push toward a fifth Pacific Division title while Gibson was out a month due to a groin injury .

Sport Kyrie Irving's Game 4 Heroics Showcases His Value To Cavaliers
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving's Game 4 Heroics Showcases His Value To Cavaliers

When Kawhi Leonard went down, any hope for a decent Western Conference Finals went away. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but reiterated that the guard is out for the remainder of the playoffs.

Sport Cech: Champions League exile not a problem for Arsenal
Author: 0 Cech: Champions League exile not a problem for Arsenal

Liverpool: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was as delighted as the club's success-starved fans after his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough secured a top-four finish and a Champions League play-off spot on Sunday. "It's alright saying you should be in it, get in the top four, but there are a lot of quality teams fighting for it and in and around it and we have managed to achieve that".

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 4: What We Learned
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 4: What We Learned

The combined 93 points produced by Irving, James and Love are the most they have amassed as a group and the second highest for a trio in team play-off history. LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile. Maybe more importantly, the Celtics also maintained their intensity on both ends of the floor, acting equally aggressive on defense and offense.

Sport Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72892 fans
Author: 0 Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72892 fans

A largely second-string Reds line-up unpicked the Sky Blues easily, as almost 73,000 of their Australia-based faithful turned out to watch Daniel Sturridge , Alberto Moreno and Roberto Firmino get the job done before half-time. That was four-hours before Liverpool FC arrived for their exhibition game against Sydney FC on Wednesday night and 11 hours before Masso was set to realise a dream.

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