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Sports Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice
Author: 0 Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

Alonso has yet to finish a race in 2017 and despite new upgrades for the Spanish Grand Prox he was only able to complete two corners in Barcelona before his auto failed again. Alonso only made it as far as the exit of Turn 2 on his first lap of the day when the rear tires locked and he was pitched into a spin, ending his running in the opening session.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami recalled to India's squad
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami recalled to India's squad

Shami, who last played a one-day global in the 2015 World Cup, has recovered from injury and been playing with the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane , MS Dhoni (wk), Yuvraj Singh , Kedar Jadhav , Hardik Pandya , Ravi Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja , Mohammed Shami , Umesh Yadav , Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah , Manish Pandey.

Author: 0 39th EPL match between Arsenal & Liverpool could be on

Here's everything else you need to know about the Premier League clash. United's chances of breaking their way in are all-but gone after Sunday's 2-0 loss at Arsenal - although they are now in with a chance of Champions League qualification after reaching the final of the Europa League.

Sports Spanish GP: Red Bull, Lewis Hamilton and more talking points!
Author: 0 Spanish GP: Red Bull, Lewis Hamilton and more talking points!

Hamilton's pole is the team's fifth consecutive pole position in Barcelona and puts the Stevenage-born racer one behind his hero Ayrton Senna in the all-time list. "I think it's going to be a tough race tomorrow for sure", said the 32-year-old Briton. Alonso rescued another weekend of turmoil for McLaren with a masterful lap of his home circuit to bully his underpowered vehicle into the top 10.

Sports Nadal beats Djokovic to reach 8th Madrid final
Author: 0 Nadal beats Djokovic to reach 8th Madrid final

Djokovic said Nadal had deserved to win the match and said the Spaniard was the favorite to win the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the season, which begins later this month. I'm just going to go along, and in the next three, four weeks maximum, I'll make my decisions around that, about the team. "It was really good to play in the semifinals of a big event, and to play against one of the top rivals I have in my life".

Sports Mourinho: Europa League final to take precedence over Premiership games
Author: 0 Mourinho: Europa League final to take precedence over Premiership games

The Slovenian was chosen to officiate the match in Solna's Friends Arena, and while he has already refereed six Champions League matches this season, the last time he crossed paths with Mourinho is likely to come into greater focus. I don't think we can finish seventh or we can finish fourth, so fifth or sixth. I don't want the players to feel like that. "When I personally analyse, I don't think that way".

Sports Kipchoge falls 26 seconds short of first sub two-hour marathon
Author: 0 Kipchoge falls 26 seconds short of first sub two-hour marathon

The Kenyan as well as Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea, the world half-marathon record holder, began their race at break of dawn, running behind an arrow-head of pace-setters and a vehicle beaming a green line on the road behind it to show the required speed for the sub-two hours target.

Author: 0 John Wall three-pointer sees Washington Wizards take Boston Celtics the distance

In Game 6, the Wizards found some life in a choppy first half, turning a 28-28 tie into a 40-30 lead on Jason Smith's free throw with 3:46 remaining. We have seen players in previous years on other Boston teams (mostly the Red Sox) who come into Boston on a large or max contract, don't perform well, and get booed out of town.

Author: 0 LaLiga, round 37 Real Madrid vs Sevilla

REAL MADRID lost 2-1 at Atletico Madrid tonight, but went through 4-2 on aggregate. "Varane felt something again but it's nothing serious, we just don't want to take any risks with a player who's feeling discomfort", Zidane revealed in the press conference ahead of the trip to Granada.

Author: 0 Will the Wizards continue to try and shut down Isaiah Thomas?

Boston's offense executed at a high level all night against an opponent dedicated to slowing down Isaiah Thomas , and the little guy did a great job getting the offense going in the opening frame with five assists (Thomas had nine for the game).

Author: 0 Draymond Green un-ironically blasts Kelly Olynyk for being a dirty player

Thomas was held to just 13 points - after his match-winning 53 in game two - and he needed to have his dental work adjusted at half-time as the rough-and-tumble play took its toll. Olynyk was involved in an altercation with the Wizard's Kelly Oubre Jr.in Game 3. "We have to focus on playing basketball; we can't control what they're doing".

Sports Canelo Alvarez announces September fight with GGG
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez announces September fight with GGG

Alvarez said he didn't overlook Chavez even with the agreement to fight Golovkin reached before Saturday's fight. He was chided for being afraid of the fight - but de la Hoya insisted an Alvarez-Golovkin bout was never in doubt. Las Vegas , Nevada and Houston, Texas are both possibilities, though De La Hoya stated that there is interest all over the world to host the fight. You saw tonight the best I tried.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Premier League title triumph in numbers

Chelsea's failure to qualify for European competition this season, coupled with a remarkably good injury record, means Conte has had to make very few adjustments to his starting XI during the campaign. Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas said: "I thought it was going to be one of those days". Chelsea reeled off 13 successive wins after the change and, despite a brief wobble with defeats against Crystal Palace and Manchester United, they coasted to the title in a no-nonsense style befitting ...

Sports Juventus' captain Gianluigi Buffon seeks to get gloves on Champions League title
Author: 0 Juventus' captain Gianluigi Buffon seeks to get gloves on Champions League title

Juventus legend Liam Brady hailed right-back Dani Alves as the "most influential" player at the club , after the Italian side qualified for the Champions League Final. While, they are also on course to win the Coppa Italia for a third consecutive season - having previously gone 20 years without victory until they claimed the trophy in 2015.

Author: 0 Mourinho takes digs at Wenger after first defeat

Carrick tasted continental triumph as part of United's triumphant Champions League side in 2008 and now has the Europa League in his cross hairs. On Sunday, there was only a momentary flashpoint, when Mourinho rushed out after Wenger complained to the fourth official about an attempted foul by United's Wayne Rooney.

Sports Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win
Author: 0 Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win

Following Manny Machado 's slide into Dustin Pedroia , Matt Barnes retaliated and threw at Machado's head a day later. Manfred said some of the animosity may have been generated because the Red Sox and Orioles met seven times in the last two weeks.

Sports Seeing Sounds: A Spotify Playlist that Tells the Story of UFC 211
Author: 0 Seeing Sounds: A Spotify Playlist that Tells the Story of UFC 211

I can guarantee you it won't be a knockdown like in the first fight , it will be a knockout now. But even then, it's going to be hard for Miocic to have success wrestling Junior because of how versed he is in defense. "I think we have to impose ourselves better, we have to have our strategy and follow it until the end", dos Santos said. But a win will also do more than that.

Author: 0 Manchester United reach the Europa League final

But when you look back on it and analyse it, I think it'll confirm what I've thought about my team all season. "If we win the trophy, David wins the trophy too". Asked what his approach to selection would be, he said: "The same". "But, if everything goes normal and we have no problems, Sergio plays in the final".

Sports Zabaleta to leave Manchester City
Author: 0 Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

Leicester also had a freakish penalty disallowed late in the second-half in a game that was rarely tiresome. In the first half, Madley did award City a goal after David Silva's shot went past Kasper Schmeichel as Raheem Sterling stuck out a leg.

Author: 0 Capsule preview of the Spurs-Warriors conference finals

At the twilight of Duncan, Ginobili and Parker's respective careers, the team was still able to reel off a fifth title (in 2014) because of the rise of younger players like Leonard and Danny Green in that NBA Finals series vs. Give us something - anything - that makes us forget LeBron James will be getting up from his Eastern Conference nap when this nail-shard fight comes to a close.

Author: 0 Georginio Wijnaldum: 'We will be stronger next season'

The good news for Liverpool is that West Ham have very little left to play for as they sit comfortably in 12th position in the table and secured their top flight status for another year with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham last week. Sadio Mane is out for the season with a knee problem, but should be back before the start of next season. Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge could make the starting line-up after being used from the substitutes bench the last few games.

Sports Erdogan urges USA to 'immediately' reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Erdogan urges USA to 'immediately' reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds

However, the PYD, as well as the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has denied any links to the PKK, despite portraits of imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan featuring prominently in their training camps. It is the highest-ranking meeting of diplomats from Ankara and Washington since the United States authorized the further arming of Coalition ground forces on Tuesday, ahead of the anticipated Raqqa offensive.

Sports Manchester United have made an approach for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Manchester United have made an approach for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata

Reports suggest a move away from Madrid is likely and with this social media action Chelsea fans are now all but certain their front-line will be graced by the former Juventus attacker next campaign. He now wants to leave the Bernabeu once again in order to find regular game time. Manchester United are now preparing for their Premier League showdown with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon.

Author: 0 Arsenal maintain top-four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

Victory against the Potters would keep Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive as they look to reel in either Liverpool or Manchester City. Leicester was awarded a penalty in the 76th minute when Riyad Mahrez was fouled. "The referee was so courageous in making the decision". After that we'll see.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Man Utd season not a failure without Europa League triumph

Evidently, the Manchester United manager is reluctant to make key changes to his starting line-ups for the left Premier League fixtures. Winning Europa League will provide an opportunity to compete in the next season's Champions League for Jose Mourinho's side, who are struggling to make it to the Premier League top four.

Sports García returns to action after Masters glory
Author: 0 García returns to action after Masters glory

Fast forward to a month after Garcia finally captured his first major title and those in the gallery at the tournament he won in 2008 showered him with good cheer and support. "We have a great relationship, but we don't see each other that much, and he's a big man, " Garcia said. "I saw them chatting and I said to Padraig, 'He's a really sore loser.' We all started to laugh".

Author: 0 Arsenal chastened as Spurs enjoy superiority complex at last

The result leaves Arsene Wenger's men six points adrift of the top four and 17 behind the second-placed Lilywhites, who are now certain to finish above their rivals. With Tottenham's new stadium being built around their current home, this marked the last time Arsenal would make the short trip to White Hart Lane - but it was only a day to savour for their hosts.

Sports Wenger: Arsenal win not a personal triumph against Mourinho
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal win not a personal triumph against Mourinho

The very least expected after another summer of heavy spending is that United unleash their creative talent, not ask those players to track back and scramble more draws. Tuanzebe believes Mourinho's trust in youngsters bodes well for players such as Demetri Mitchell and United States youth worldwide Matthew Olosunde, who also made the trip to North London but were not included in the squad.

Sports Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights
Author: 0 Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights

A 39th Premier League decider between the Gunners and the Reds could be on if the clubs finish the season on the same points, same goal difference, same goals scored and same goals conceded. Manchester City appears destined for a top-four finish, given its form and the quality of its remaining opponents. Afterwards, the goalkeeper admitted Arsenal must keep winning to have any hope of finishing fourth and qualifying for the Champions League.

Sports Giroud double helps Arsenal beat Stoke 4-1 in Premier League
Author: 0 Giroud double helps Arsenal beat Stoke 4-1 in Premier League

Arsenal's 2-0 victory against Southampton on Wednesday night, has opened up the possibility of a final play-off game to determine who finishes fourth. "I don't know more than you", said the Frenchman, who is still to announce whether he will remain at Arsenal beyond the end of the season. Sanchez netted his 20th goal of the season.

Sports Oilers praise Talbot, expect energy boost from home fans
Author: 0 Oilers praise Talbot, expect energy boost from home fans

The Swede got his fourth goal of the postseason, matching his career high from the 2015 playoffs in 10 fewer games. The Ducks promptly sprung to life and attacked the net, with Eaves flipping home a rebound 85 seconds before Silfverberg tied it with his own rebound goal.

Sports Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes back on top after free practice sessions
Author: 0 Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes back on top after free practice sessions

But Hamilton, 32, was back on top of the timesheets at the Circuit de Catalunya on Friday with Bottas in second and the Ferrari pairing of Kimi Raikkonen and Vettel third and fourth. Sunday's race is live on 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website - with coverage from 11:30 BST. The Red Bulls were fifth and sixth, Verstappen just ahead of Ricciardo.

Sports 'Two more finals' as Arsenal stay in top-four race
Author: 0 'Two more finals' as Arsenal stay in top-four race

Since the Potteries club were promoted to the top flight under Tony Pulis in 2008, Arsenals record at the Britannia in the Premier League reads Played 8 Won 1 Drew 3 Lost 4. Sanchez's goal was his 50th in the Premier League , his 21st of the season and his 15th away from home. At the other end, Sanchez hit the side-netting with an effort from the edge of the box after Giroud had stolen the ball from Glen Johnson .

Author: 0 Slaven Bilic hoping West Ham can follow up Tottenham win against Liverpool

By the time they play West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon, the Gunners could have closed to within a single point. "I know they have offers from other clubs so maybe they play Champions League". West Ham's determination and effort over the ninety minutes was a breath of fresh air. The Staffordshire-born pundit failed to win any major silverware during a career which also saw him play for Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa, Leicester and Bradford.

Author: 0 Mazzarri feels Lady Luck deserted Watford in Liverpool loss

It was just, I didn't think too much. "Aside from the crossbar from Prodl, there were two mistakes from the referee, offsides against (Stefano) Okaka and (Troy) Deeney, so I think we played a good game". Walter Mazzarri's Watford remain 13th, having been denied a last-gasp equaliser when centre-back Sebastian Prodl's crisp effort thudded against the crossbar.