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Sport Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win
Author: 0 Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win

We'll keep you up to date as that match nears its conclusion, but in the meantime have a read below of a report of Djokovic's five-set third round win over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman . Along the way, he split with one of his coaches, Boris Becker, and then his other, Marian Vajda, along with other members of his entourage. It is the 11th time he has reached the quarterfinals at the French Open – a record shared with Roger Federer .

Author: 0 Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad

Woakes was forced off the field after bowling just two overs and did not return on Thursday, a match England won by eight wickets. Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in their first one-day global on English soil in seven years by producing their highest score against England , and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than their previous best.

Author: 0 England beat Venezuela to lift FIFA Under-20 World Cup

You can't help but ask: Is this the country's next golden generation? Calvert-Lewin, who had 11 appearances and a goal for Everton this season, opened the scoring in the 37th minut off of a free kick from Bournemouth's Lewis Cook. Solanke's double against Italy took his tally for the tournament to four, one behind Italy's Riccardo Orsolini in the battle for the Golden Shoe. Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman also deserves credit for stopping Adalberto Penaranda's penalty, ...

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Wins 2nd Straight Stanley Cup Title

Another Stanley Cup , and another Conn Smythe Trophy for Sidney Crosby . "We found out just how tough it is, but it's a great feeling". "Let it sink in and take it because to get back here that's what's going to drive us". The Nashville Predators Cinderella playoff run finally came to an end after pulling off a stunning sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks, followed by victories over the St.

Sport WR Beckham arrives at Giants facility
Author: 0 WR Beckham arrives at Giants facility

This week, he'll get the chance to explain his absence and whether it is connected to his desire for a new contract, as ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported. Beckham says, "The rain falls on the just and unjust alike..." The Giants have picked up his fifth-year option for 2018, which will pay him about $8 million.

Sport Karen Khachanov has inside information on Andy Murray for French Open clash
Author: 0 Karen Khachanov has inside information on Andy Murray for French Open clash

He had chances in the first set, he double-faulted on set point". The 18-year-old from California did so when play resumed Saturday and went a break up early in the third set. "I'm starting to feel better". Victory will come as light relief for Murray, who has struggled on all surfaces since the turn of the year. "But at the same time it can be a very positive thing, because if you play someone that good maybe you're a little more switched on, perhaps your focus is higher".

Author: 0 Microsoft's new Xbox One X is priced at $599 in Canada

Spec wise the Xbox One X is a powerhouse and what do you get inside an Xbox One X? Microsoft's high-end Xbox One X launches November 7, 2017 for $499. This is a stark contrast with Sony's strategy with the market-leading PlayStation 4. Assassin's Creed Origins - After all the leaks, Assassin's Creed Origins is finally a real thing.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Scavengers Studio Brings The Darwin Project to Xbox One

Forza Motorsport 7 follows the release of Forza Horizon 3 previous year and Forza Motorsport 6 back in 2015, a game which earned a 9.0 on IGN. The "Xbox family" now comprises the One X and the One S, with both being sold simultaneously at different price points. The company also claims you don't even have to own a 4K TV to see the benefits of the 4K games.

Sport Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title

She is also the first woman in 48 years to make a Grand Slam title her first title. None of that mattered to Ostapenko. Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian global to win a major Grand Slam title and in doing so prevented Simona Halep from becoming the number one ranked women's singles player in the world .

Author: 0 Pocono 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Pocono

Blaney kept fellow driver and TV partner Kevin Harvick behind him to steal a win out from under polesitter Kyle Busch , thus making his first ever trip to Victory Lane. He is part of a bumper crop of blossoming young talent that has hit NASCAR over the last couple of years. This was the second time that both Furniture Row Racing drivers finished in the top 10 in the same race this season.

Author: 0 Wood strikes key blow as England reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Jake Ball, a disappointment in England's opening day win over Bangladesh , set the tone for England when he removed the risky Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's response. "But the fact we're still trying to win games with the bat , regardless of the situation that we're in, I think is testament to the team". 'A lot of credit goes to the way they bowled on that surface to extract what they did out of it'.

Author: 0 Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

All within a calendar year. "From the day I walked in, Sidney Crosby took me under his wing", Guentzel said. The Penguins won their fifth title - all of them clinched on the road - to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list and the most by any non-Original Six franchise.

Author: 0 Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Romanian Simona Halep has shown the full extent of her defensive skills to beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 and reach her second French Open final. "And that we are sharing the same birthday". She didn't panic when the experienced Dane took the first set after coping with the blustery conditions much better than Ostapenko, whose flat groundstrokes have little margin for error .

Sport Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win
Author: 0 Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Brooke Henderson was six shots back after a 67, one behind fellow Canadian Brittany Marchand the Symetra Tour player who made her first LPGA Tour cut after a 70 put her at 137. Chasing his sixth TOUR title and first since here in 2014 (76 starts ago), the World No. 461 began T1 with Rafa Cabrera Bello and Stewart Cink. Graeme Storm of England shot a 69 to stay within two strokes of Aguilar, while Sweden's Johan Carlsson and England's Oliver Fisher were another stroke behind in third.

Sport All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour
Author: 0 All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour

A Crusaders starting team featuring eight All Blacks will set out to defend their ideal 2017 record when they host the British and Irish Lions . British and Irish Lions team to face the Crusaders on Saturday: S Hogg (Scotland), G North (Wales), J Davies (Wales), B Te'o (England), L Williams (Wales), O Farrell (England), C Murray (Ireland), M Vunipola (England), J George (England), T Furlong (Ireland), A W Jones (Wales, capt), G Kruis (England), P O'Mahony (Ireland), S O'Brien ...

Author: 0 Tapwrit Takes the Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit captured his first victory since winning the Grade II Tampa Bay Derby on March 11 at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar. Irish War Cry held on to finish second, while Meantime faded to an eighth-place showing. "I'm happy for the owners and for Todd [Pletcher] for giving me the opportunity". Going into the Kentucky Derby, he was nearly even with favorite Always Dreaming among bettors but finished a disappointing 10th.

Sport Ibra to stay at Man Utd beyond contract expiration
Author: 0 Ibra to stay at Man Utd beyond contract expiration

He's also quite the man if the latest reports are to be believed, with claims it was actually the player and not Manchester United who decided he would not sign a new deal with the club. "I will go through this like everything else and come back even stronger". "One thing is for sure, I decide when its time to stop and nothing else".

Author: 0 Stokes, Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

On a day of six dropped catches by South Africa , it was Stokes who made them pay most heavily with his second one-day worldwide hundred - along with Jos Buttler's 46-ball 50 and telling runs too from Eoin Morgan - as England recorded four half-century stands.

Sport Ivanka Trump: I Wasn't Expecting This 'Level Of Viciousness' In DC
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump: I Wasn't Expecting This 'Level Of Viciousness' In DC

First Daughter and Assistant to the President, Ivanka Trump appeared on Fox & Friends this morning, kicking off the segment by sharing an anecdote about the family baby shower that brought her to NY this week. "Ultimately, we're focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as their president", she said. "I mean, talk about impact", she said, noting his role modernizing government, as well as foreign policy initiatives, which included planning and organizing much of the ...

Sport Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs
Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

But Crosby remains too humble to enter the debate of where his latest accomplishments put him in the conversation of all-time greats. Tre Kronor won the Worlds in Cologne, Germany last month, and Hornqvist, who was drafted last overall in 2005 (230th) by Nashville, is the third Swede to score the Stanley Cup victor, following Ulf Samuelsson (1991, Pittsburgh) and Henrik Zetterberg (2008, Detroit).

Author: 0 Draymond Green, Warriors eager to win on Cavs' home court

They too will come to play, Golden State is not thinking "it's okay, we can just win it at home next game". "Basketball is a insane game. Anything can happen. As a team, Cleveland shot 44 percent from the field and 27 percent on threes compared to Golden State's 48 percent clip in both categories. Many of the Warriors players credited the win to their team's defense and ability to get stops when they were needed and having held the Cavs scoreless in the last 3:09 - they can certainly ...

Author: 0 America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate

The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . The next day, the rematch fizzled when Artemis was penalized for a port-starboard infraction, allowing the Kiwis to sail to an easy win. The America's Cup race is amongst the oldest sporting competitions in the world, with the first event taking place in 1851.

Sport Mercedes' Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Mercedes' Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Sainz was given a three-spot grid penalty for the next race, in Azerbaijan, for his role in the crash that knocked him and Massa from the race and left Romain Grosjean with front wing damage. Hamilton had no doubt Ferrari would be back to speed immediately. Williams, however, have produced good performances on the island layout with a driver on the podium for the last two years.

Author: 0 Lions battle to win over Crusaders

Wales star Biggar will start at fly-half having shaken off his own head injury issue, and has ranked himself as the Lions' current third choice 10. "I felt they had one scrum where they had some ascendancy; there was one where they just got a little bit under us", said Gatland.

Author: 0 Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

Halep took the first set, putting Ostapenko in a hole that no woman at the French Open has dug out of in 16 years. She said: "I think I can not believe I'm the Roland Garros champion". "Actually, it's something I can not understand". "It's a tough moment for me, but I hope it will go away with time", said the third-seeded Halep, who is from Romania .

Sport Original Xbox games coming to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility
Author: 0 Original Xbox games coming to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

On the hardware side the console features an 8 core custom CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz and a 6 Teraflop GPU clocked at 1.17 GHz. Two years ago, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would be backward compatible with Xbox 360 games. While the PS VR continues to suffer from a lack of games, it still represents a relatively low-cost entry point for virtual reality, offering a slice of the VR experience you can get on a gaming PC for a fraction of the price .

Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Coming to Xbox One as Console Launch Exclusive

The latest bit of information leaked has to deal with Project Scorpio , as Best Buy Canada has prematurely sent out a newsletter that seems to confirm that the console's final name will be Xbox Scorpio . For a game that's all about collaboration and co-operation, this is a literal game changer. In addition to full cross-platform compatibility, Mojang is rolling out a community marketplace and a "Super Duper Graphics Pack" complete with high-end lighting and water effects later this year.

Sport Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts
Author: 0 Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts

Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn . Subban (64.3 CF%) was on the ice. Colton Sissons had a goal erased by a whistle 67 seconds into the second period. It turned out the referee was in a bad position to see the puck and blew his whistle when he lost sight of the puck.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be released by Manchester United

The ex-Sweden talisman played 46 games under Jose Mourinho in 2016-17 although the injury he sustained in the quarter final game of the Europa League ruled out of the last 10 games of the season. In a development that would definitely come as a bit of a shock to soccer fans, #english premier league club #Manchester United have decided not to extend the contract of their star striker #Zlatan Ibrahimovic .

Sport Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move
Author: 0 Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move

It is thought that Sanchez could be sold for around £50 million, or be allowed to leave the club for free next summer on the expiry of his Arsenal contract. The report also goes on to mention that Arsenal are already in advanced negotiations for two high-profile names in the market and that playmaker Mesut Ozil is nearly certain to follow suit and sign a new deal with the club.

Sport Chelsea in pole position to sign Real Madrid midfielder
Author: 0 Chelsea in pole position to sign Real Madrid midfielder

Real signed James for almost €80 million from Monaco after a hugely impressive showing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. One of the stars of World Cup 2014, Rodriguez has seen his career stall since moving to the Bernabeu after the tournament - he didn't even make the subs' bench for Real's Champions League final win over Juventus in Cardiff, and therefore didn't receive a winners' medal.

Author: 0 India stroll into semis with rout of South Africa

India will meet Bangladesh in the semi-finals in Birmingham on Thursday. An overcast morning and a green tinged-pitch offer the promise of assistance for Pakistan's pacemen, although the ball has not generally swung early on during matches in this tournament.

Author: 0 Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals

Yes, the exact scenario as the Warriors and Cavs this postseason. "Every game is do or die, and we understand that", he said . In the aftermath of the Warriors' Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals previous year, Draymond Green recently told ESPN.com that he got on the phone with general manager Bob Myers and urged the signing of Kevin Durant .

Sport Mili responds to messages of support from US Women's Soccer stars
Author: 0 Mili responds to messages of support from US Women's Soccer stars

Now, to prove Mili's point that short hair does not make you less of a girl, the other team members have cut their hair as well, ESPN reports . It stays out of her face during a match, she told the Omaha World-Herald . The Nebraska State Soccer Association said in a statement late Monday that the Springfield soccer club's decision to disqualify Mili's team does not represent the association's core values of teamwork and inclusion.

Author: 0 Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

The goal was a unusual one as Hornqvist shot the puck from behind the net, banking it off of Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and into the net. Crosby's 27 playoff points ranked second only to teammate Evgeni Malkin. With 14 seconds left in the game, the Pens' Carl Hagelin put the puck in an unguarded net. The Nashville Predators had tied the series at two games a piece after back-to-back wins at home , but couldnt win when the series moved back to Pittsburgh.

Sport Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England
Author: 0 Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England

Hart boasts 71 caps but lacks overwhelming outside support, having been caught out in the Euro 2016 matches against Wales and Iceland before letting in two late-free kicks in Saturday's World Cup qualifier in Scotland. Pressed on whether Hart should be dropped, the former defender said: "Yes". "I'm sure he'll be playing at a high level", Southgate said. "He's had an important experience going overseas and playing".

Author: 0 New Zealand post 265 on board against Bangladesh

Chasing 266, the team were pushed to corner as they slumped of 33/4. However, the white ball's stardust soon faded and the Black Caps struggled to make anything happen as Mahmudullah and Shakib calmly played the Tigers right back into contention.

Author: 0 Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan praised the work ethic of his team. "I think he sets the tone for our team". Crosby did have some help. "Last year was pretty special, being my first run", said Murray a late-season call-up, who went 15-6 in the playoffs in replacing Fleury last year.

Author: 0 Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

Since the play did not involve an offside nor a possible goalie interference, there was nothing the Predators could challenge on the play. Despite winning the Cup three times in nine years, Lemieux stopped short of calling the Penguins a dynasty.

Sport Xi to meet FIFA boss as China harbours World Cup ambition
Author: 0 Xi to meet FIFA boss as China harbours World Cup ambition

FIFA's statues demand a firm stance against any "political interference" in football and countries are often suspended from the global game as a result, but the Zurich-based organisation agreed with the UAE federation that the Qataris due to officiate over the game against Thailand in Bangkok on Tuesday should be replaced.

Author: 0 No. 1 seed Angelique Kerber falls at French Open

This is the first time in the open era that the women's No. 1 seed has been ousted in the first round of Roland Garros. She was just two of 16 on break-point opportunities in the match, which included letting seven slip by in the final game.

Author: 0 Trump's family joins him in White House

The first family is together again under the same roof: the White House. After arriving at the White House Melania tweeted a picture from a window looking on to the South Lawn and the Washington Monument. Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump's Communications Director, tweeted on Sunday night. The decision of the first lady not moving to Washington was described by the Washington Post as flouting "the most basic of all first lady traditions", adding that it appeared "unprecedented".

Author: 0 French Open final place is ideal birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

Soon enough, Ostapenko was holding her silver trophy - remember, the first she has ever won on tour - while listening to the Latvian national anthem ring through a Grand Slam stadium after a singles final for the first time. Simona Halep settles for runner-up to Jelena Ostapenko, who earns her first title. Ostapenko had a 20th birthday to remember as the big-hitter beat Timea Bacsinskzy - whose own 28th birthday wasn't quite as good - 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 to reach Saturday's final.

Sport Rangers make Candeias fifth signing
Author: 0 Rangers make Candeias fifth signing

Candeias was on loan with Turkish side Alanyaspor last season, netting four goals in 30 appearances for the Super Lig side whom he snubbed in favour of a move to the Gers . "I was excited from the first moment I got the call especially because of the history of the club". Candeias, who did not make a first-team appearance for Benfica , was on loan at Nurnberg in Germany, Granada in Spain and French side Metz before his switch to Turkey in 2016-17.

Author: 0 Game 6: Pittsburgh Penguins @ Nashville Predators 6/11/2017

Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves to give him back-to-back shutouts in Games 5 and 6. The Penguins would later add an empty-net goal to win the game 2-0 and the series 4-2. "I'm proud of the team that we became". This year, as part of the NHL's 100 anniversary, the National Hockey League held a fan contest to name the top 100 teams of all time .

Sport Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller
Author: 0 Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

The England boss also felt it was an important moment individually for Kane, whose sixth worldwide goal came just over a year after he netted his fifth, in a friendly against Turkey. They still have matches with Lithuania and Malta remaining, and the Slo-bros each have to play England again. Joe Hart , under scrutiny following Griffiths' brace, could well be replaced given Southgate named four goalkeepers in a squad that gives him options heading to the Stade de France.

Author: 0 Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Mets starter Matt Harvey threw five scoreless innings. Cespedes, back from a strained left hamstring, said before the game that he still didn't think he could run at 100 percent. Michael Conforto has hit.303 with 14 homers and 36 RBIs, providing the production that had been expected from Cespedes. The Braves took the lead with two runs off reliever Paul Sewald in the sixth.

Author: 0 Lugo shines in his season debut

New York Mets right fielder Michael Conforto (30) miss plays a ball hit for a double by Atlanta Braves' Brandon Phillips in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Atlanta . Lugo's lone earned run came in the bottom of the second, when Dansby Swanson plated Tyler Flowers with a sacrifice fly of his own. The Braves , 2-4 at home against the Nationals, make their first trip to Washington for a three-game series starting Monday.

Sport Tony Adams: I don't want Arsene Wenger's reign to
Author: 0 Tony Adams: I don't want Arsene Wenger's reign to "end in tears"

Gunners fans will be desperate for a league title challenge next year as they have not won the top flight since the 2003/04 season. Arsenal minority owner Alisher Usmanov has urged majority shareholder Stan Kroenke and the club's board to support manager Arsene Wenger and protect his legacy.

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