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Sports Konta marches into last four in Nottingham
Author: 0 Konta marches into last four in Nottingham

Konta beat the Belgian 6-4 6-1 in 75 minutes to book a spot in the last eight, but the win came less than 24 hours after the pair had played together - and won - in the doubles tournament. Her preparations continue today with a semi-final match against Magdalena Rybarikova , the world No117 from Slovakia . "Konta now plays play Belgian Yanina Wickmayer in the second round who beat her at Birmingham on grass a year ago and she admitted:" Yanina did get the better of me then and she can be ...

Sports Herrera gunning for Super Cup win over Real Madrid
Author: 0 Herrera gunning for Super Cup win over Real Madrid

Strikes in each half took Ronaldo to 105 Champions League goals as Real became the first side since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back cups. Ronaldo isn't immune to criticism and when asked about how certain fans in the Bernabeu have reacted to him this season, he simply said that the "numbers don't lie".

Sports ASU player drafted in Major League Baseball
Author: 0 ASU player drafted in Major League Baseball

The Louisville first baseman is a two-way star, and according to Rays general manager Erik Neander, will be allowed to hit and pitch with the Rays. As a relief pitcher, it's hard to imagine him increasing his stock much more. Canadian pitchers Zach Pop and Daniel Procopio were both chosen on Day 2 of the MLB Draft on Tuesday, bringing the total of Canadian players selected to four over the first 10 rounds.

Author: 0 Birthday girl Schippers loses and wins in Oslo

Dafne Schippers (NED) victor of the women's 200m celebrates after first being disqualified at the Diamond League Bislett Games at Bislett stadium in Olso on June 15, 2017. Coming into the home straight, there was only going to be one victor as Semenya stormed past her fellow African to finish in a time of 1:57.59, well clear of Niyonsaba in a season's best of 1:58.18, and Wambui in 1:59.17.

Sports Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

Rafael Nadal plays a forehand during his dominant French Open final win. Nadal triumphed 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 to become the first player in the Open era to win the same Major 10 times. "I am in a good position". Wawrinka , bidding for a fourth Grand Slam title, hailed Nadal as an opponent and sportsman. Wawrinka held his first two service games but promptly ended the set on a four-game losing streak starting at 2-2.

Author: 0 India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

How do you see this match basically? In all departments, be it talent or experience, we are ahead by some distance. It will also be the second instance when India and Pakistan will be locking horns in the final of an ICC tournament. Tamim Iqbal (70) and Mushfiqur Rahim (61) put on 123 for Bangladesh's third wicket but both fell to the part-time spin of Kedar Jadhav as Bangladesh lost momentum, and Mashrafe pointed to that double-strike as crucial in its defeat.

Sports Lonzo Ball says he has 'very same confidence' as dad LaVar Ball
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball says he has 'very same confidence' as dad LaVar Ball

A Father's Day promo organized by Foot Locker featured a few of the NBA Draft's top prospects, including Ball, discussing the impact their respective fathers have had on them. of HIMSELF. "The fact is that LaVar Ball is a significant pop culture icon", Gray said. "When your dad berates your high school coach" ... "We'll now see if the market is real, not based on what people will pay to first buy them, but what they will resell them for".

Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

On Wednesday, Real said it was "absolutely convinced" that their 32-year-old forward, who is on worldwide duty with Portugal at the Confederations Cup , would prove his "total innocence". Ed Woodward remains obsessed by star appeal and signing football's biggest individual brand would tick every box as United look to return to being title challengers.

Sports Conor McGregor backers: Floyd Mayweather fight is no sideshow
Author: 0 Conor McGregor backers: Floyd Mayweather fight is no sideshow

Ellerbe said Mayweather can't afford to take McGregor lightly. UFC President Dana White said the fighter "is absolutely confident that he will win". Dog bites man is not a story, man bites dog is. "He was here with us for a while but he just had great energy". Mayweather is the strong favorite but Holm, who will face Brazil's Bethe Correia in Singapore , said fights can be unpredictable.

Author: 0 UK's Fox making case for high spot n NBA Draft

Fox, who ESPN's Chad Ford has being drafted by the Suns in his latest mock draft, told Sports Illustrated's Andrew Sharp he is "intrigued" by potentially playing alongside Devin Booker in Phoenix, where Bledsoe, Ulis and Brandon Knight also make up a backcourt of United Kingdom guards.

Sports UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision
Author: 0 UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

White says Hughes suffered head trauma and his family is on their way out to be with him. "Officers with the Illinois State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit are investigating the crash". He had memorable feuds with legends like Georges St-Pierre and BJ Penn, and Dana White considers his second fight with Frank Trigg to be the best fights in UFC history.

Sports $17million Playmaker Would Like to Sign For Liverpool
Author: 0 $17million Playmaker Would Like to Sign For Liverpool

Earlier this month, Liverpool publicly apologised for any "misunderstanding" regarding Virgil van Dijk and withdrew their interest in the highly-rated Southampton centre-back amid rumours that they had been reported for an alleged illegal approach.

Sports Virat Kohli talks about that emotional moment shared with Anuskha Sharma
Author: 0 Virat Kohli talks about that emotional moment shared with Anuskha Sharma

The handsome hunk revealed that it was in Mohali, during a test series when he was told he would be Test captain, he called up Anushka and shared the most emotional moment of his life. Although both have not confirmed the status of their relationship, there is no doubt that the two care a lot for each other. Kohli was handed over the Test captaincy following Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Test retirement in 2014.

Author: 0 Beaten Bangladesh need to get mentally tougher says Mortaza

The second semi-final is between defending champions India and Bangladesh . Expectations from ICC sources are for a "new high water mark" on Sunday for an event which will start in mid afternoon in Pakistan and India and dominate the peak time schedules.

Author: 0 Richard Sherman says he never asked for a trade from the Seahawks

Bennett also revealed Wednesday that he has been writing a book, titled "Things That Make White People Uncomfortable". When asked about Colin Kaepernick still not signing with an National Football League team for 2017, Seattle Seahawks defensive end #Michael Bennett told ESPN radio on Wednesday that the entire situation is "crazy".

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media by Storm

The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, were dealt a surprise when Kevin Durant stepped out of a vehicle, hoisted his MVP trophy and cheered alongside with them.

Author: 0 Warriors well-built for success over the long haul

Back in 2015, the Warriors did pay a visit to a Barack Obama-governed White House after capturing the organization's first title in 40 years. Speaking of LeBron James , he also made history this year, becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals .

Author: 0 Southampton's Premier League game at West Ham will have to be changed

The big games continue with Liverpool hosting Arsenal the following weekend, before Jurgen Klopp's men travel to Manchester City. Manchester City, Tottenham , Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United will all been chomping at the bit to close them down and take top spot.

Author: 0 Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

However, the Warriors said Tuesday that since the team has not yet been invited to the White House, no decision is yet necessary. In 2010, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas refused to visit then-President Barack Obama in the White House, citing his personal political beliefs.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do

Long-range three-pointers to quickly-taken shots to pull-up jumpers - once viewed as poor shot selections - have become potent weapons under the Warriors, not to mention devastating tools to demoralise opponents who had tried to defend them well.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy final an all South Asian affairs

Hasan Ali (three for 35) was exemplary as the Pakistan attack performed admirably - despite the key absence of Mohammad Amir with a last-minute back spasm - and with a top-score of just 46 from Joe Root, England fell badly short after being put in on a glorious day.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

In the local money market, where Qatari banks have often depended on loans and deposits from foreign banks, local institutions made up liquidity shortfalls by borrowing from the central bank's repo facility, bankers said. He also criticised Saudi Arabia and the UAE for shutting down the airline's offices. "It is time to work for Qatar", Power International Holding CEO Moutaz al-Khayyat said.

Sports Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach
Author: 0 Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach

A news conference to introduce Boughner as the franchise's 15th coach is planned for Monday afternoon. Boughner spent the past two seasons as a Sharks assistant coach on Peter DeBoer's staff. He led the Spits to back-to-back Memorial Cups in 2009 and 2010. I think the guys you just mentioned and then you got guys like ( Jonathan) Huberdeau and (Nick) Bjugstad, that are still young guys that are making their way in the National Hockey League...

Sports Liverpool willing to break transfer record for Roma star
Author: 0 Liverpool willing to break transfer record for Roma star

Roma's sporting director has actually warned Liverpool that the Italian club will drive a hard deal over a rate for Egyptian worldwide winger Mohamed Salah . Liverpool will very soon wrap up a deal for Mo Salah , which will break our £35m transfer record, which has stood since our weird purchase of Andy Carroll in 2011.

Sports Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli says won't take Bangladesh for granted
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli says won't take Bangladesh for granted

But, there is no guarantee in sports . The five-wicket victory at Cardiff against New Zealand in a winner-goes-to-semis match highlighted the team's maturity to clinch the big games, and more importantly, keep their faith in breaking audacious partnerships that threaten to take the match away.

Sports Rain postpones men's French Open quarters, delays women's
Author: 0 Rain postpones men's French Open quarters, delays women's

Ostapenko had never been beyond the second round of a grand slam before the Australian Open this year, but can now look forward to the biggest match of her life on her first day in the 20s after becoming the first Latvian woman to reach the semi-finals of a major in the Open Era.

Sports Blues bloody Lions nose as tourists fall to loss
Author: 0 Blues bloody Lions nose as tourists fall to loss

Warren Gatland called the British and Lions 22-16 defeat to the Blues "great preparation" as the Lions went down to a superb late Ihaia West try at Eden Park. Leigh Halfpenny's third penalty had edged the Lions back into a one-point lead with 10 minutes to play, Sonny Bill Williams' break was finished off by West to snatch victory from the Lions' grasp.

Author: 0 John McEnroe backs Andy Murray to reach French Open final

The Japanese star recovered from a awful start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam quarter-final. "It's possible that I'm playing too slow". Third seed and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka made the last eight defeating Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Author: 0 After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans

With the game tied at 2 and one out in the eighth, Miller surrendered a homer to pinch hitter Kike Hernandez. That was definitely the case on Tuesday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off with the Cleveland Indians . The Dodgers scored four times in the eighth inning against Miller and hung on for a 6-4 victory over the Indians. Yan Gomes fired to second base to try to get the third out and had Pederson beat by several steps, but Gonzalez instead threw back to Gomes after Taylor had ...

Sports Lee Chong Wei misses his seventh title in Indonesia badminton super series
Author: 0 Lee Chong Wei misses his seventh title in Indonesia badminton super series

Prannoy , on the other hand, thrashed LEE Chong Wei of Malaysia 21-10, 21-18 to set up a last-eight clash against eighth-seed CHEN Long of China . He lead 11-8 at the break and continued to build on it to emerge a deserving victor. Srikanth did well to limit Jorgensen's lead, even saving two game points down 20-18, but Jorgensen brought up a third game point and converted it to force a deciding game.

Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

At 1-1 and deuce in the second set, Murray lost a first serve in controversial circumstances as he was handed a second time violation warning by umpire Carlos Ramos during his ball toss. He appeared jaded from that point on, immediately surrendering an early break in the fourth set as Murray reeled off six games on the spin to reach the last four.

Author: 0 Paris crowd pays tribute to Manchester, London victims

Mbappe had a look at an open goal after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain turned the ball over, but he could only hit the crossbar. Gareth Southgate has admitted that England are significantly behind the leading European nations such as France , Germany and Spain and that there is no "magic wand" to bridge that gap.

Sports Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title

Nadal did not drop a set all tournament on his way to his 15th Grand Slam title overall. Now Nadal has 15 Majors in all and went past Pete Sampras with whom he was tied for the second spot with 14 Majors. The 2016 version of Novak Djokovic , who was utterly dominant on his way to a first French Open title has vanished without a trace and was perhaps the only man who has ever truly got to grips with Nadal on the surface.

Author: 0 Israel is 'not ready' for peace: Palestinian official

Israel captured the West Bank, eastern Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights during the 1967 war, which broke out after Egypt, Syria and Jordan mobilized to attack Israel. In a statement - before Netanyahu's speech - marking yesterday's anniversary Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas's office reiterated his call for a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital.

Sports Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland
Author: 0 Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

He added: "I'm not in a rush to make that decision". "I think it is a huge moment for the team". England manager Gareth Southgate said his side's last-gasp 2-2 draw against Scotland demonstrated the kind of mental fortitude he is trying to instil in his players and he has challenged them to continue delivering in the big tournaments.

Sports Bayern signs French midfielder Corentin Tolisso from Lyon
Author: 0 Bayern signs French midfielder Corentin Tolisso from Lyon

Tolisso , who was apparently Carlo Ancelotti's "wish for their midfield" said it was "a great day" for him . Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge also spoke after confirming the deal, saying that the club are " very pleased " to have secured the signature of "such a young and interesting player ahead of stiff competition from overseas".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

The Warriors finished their playoff run with a near-flawless 15-1 record, having swept through the first three rounds before clinching the Finals in five games. Durant - drafted as second-overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007 - was an easy choice for the Finals MVP. He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school .