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Sports Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid
Author: 0 Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

Despite winning just six games against rival Rafael Nadal yesterday in the Madrid semifinals, and not having made a final since Doha, Novak Djokovic says he won't replace his recently fired coaching team for at least 3-4 more weeks, meaning after the French.

Author: 0 Pochettino foresees golden future in Tottenham's new home

Manchester United were defeated by Tottenham in their final home game at White Hart Lane. "Nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we have at the time". "Thank you for your support this season". "What a way to finish", Kane told Sky Sports. Tottenham hope to be in the new ground for the 2018-19 season.

Sports Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again
Author: 0 Fans walk out to 'have lunch' as sorry Inter lose again

At least the tiny band of Sassuolo fans were happy. Inter Milan are finishing the season in rather horrendous form, their 2-1 home defeat to Sassuolo earlier Sunday the fourth loss in row and eighth straight without a win. They will be anxious sick at the possibility of Inter buying out his contract for a relatively meagre compensation sum. The 58-year-old is reportedly set to leave Roma in the summer after stating recently that he would move on if he is unable to lead them to some ...

Sports Jose Mourinho: We didn't look exhausted - we are exhausted
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: We didn't look exhausted - we are exhausted

Also you have the individual players, they're like chief executives of their own companies now, they have their own sports scientists advising them and giving them little tips and it becomes a problem about how much work you can get on the training ground into the team.

Author: 0 India announce Champions Trophy squad; Dhawan returns, Pant misses cut

After weeks of confusing and disagreement between BCCI and ICC, the Indian board has finally revealed the side to defend the Champions Trophy and there were no surprises. Premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made the squad despite missing the IPL due to injury. Mohammed Shami is returning from injury while Ravi Ashwin is on a break.

Author: 0 Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final

Nadal held his serve to love in the ensuing game to move ahead at 6-5, and Thiem drove on to the tiebreak despite his opponent's best efforts to avoid any need with a last-ditch break attempt. It was Nadal's second straight win against the 23-year-old Austrian, coming two weeks after the Barcelona Open final when the Spaniard cruised to victory in straight sets.

Sports Arsenal's Cech says Spurs showed more confidence & quality
Author: 0 Arsenal's Cech says Spurs showed more confidence & quality

Vertonghen, who led the defense superbly alongside compatriot Toby Alderweireld, said Spurs had been hungrier for victory, which also ensured they will finish above Arsenal for the first time in 22 years. "We fell off at the end of last season, so it's important we continue to build on what we're doing". "We have five games to play and we are out of the title race".

Sports Tottenham beat United 2-1 at White Hart Lane
Author: 0 Tottenham beat United 2-1 at White Hart Lane

When the final whistle blew at White Hart Lane this afternoon, it signified much more than the end of a game- this is the end of an era. "Only now is to say to our fans is that we will try next season to fight again to win the league". Rooney's 71st-minute strike briefly punctured the festivities amid a downpour, but the sun returned and Tottenham closed out the final minutes in the stadium of its best campaign since 1962-63 before a parade of club greats on the field.

Author: 0 Arsenal must maintain focus during final games, says Wenger

Second-half goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud gave the Gunners an important win in their bid to secure Champions League football, but their success only came after their hosts had failed to take several opportunities during the first hour.

Author: 0 Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open

The second-ranked Djokovic will play either Rafael Nadal or ninth-seeded David Goffin in the semifinals. Nadal was below his best and it was not until he took a decisive break in the final game, just after having his own set broken that the match was finally decided.

Author: 0 Kim Si-woo becomes youngest player to win Players Championship

Choi who did so in 2011, the last tournament he has claimed. That gave the Spaniard 70 and a tie for fourth with Kyle Stanley, a co-leader after 54 holes who shot 75. Choi did so in 2011, but still what an accomplishment. For runner-up Poulter it was also a bounce back of sorts. Making only his fourth European Tour start, Wallace finished at 19-under 281 at Morgado.

Sports Fernando Alonso 'very open to anything' in 2018
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso 'very open to anything' in 2018

Alonso said he is eager to get in some more practice after passing the rookie orientation test for the Indy 500 last week. "What can you do?" On Friday, Alonso lost all of FP1 to an engine failure and went off to continue his training by playing tennis, although he did get some running in the afternoon.

Author: 0 England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup

South Africa will face the All Blacks in the pool stage for the first time in a blockbuster clash. The ceremony is in Kyoto at the State Guest House. The others in the pool could be the United States or Canada, and Fiji or Samoa. "Our pool will be highly competitive and full of intensity, as a World Cup group should be", England coach Eddie Jones said.

Sports Corey Perry's double-OT goal puts Ducks past Oilers 4-3
Author: 0 Corey Perry's double-OT goal puts Ducks past Oilers 4-3

McDavid had a power-play goal and an assist in helping build the Oilers' 3-0 lead, his first career multi-point performance in the playoffs, only to see Getzlaf score the first goal of the Ducks' improbable rally and cap it by finding Corey Perry for the victor 6:57 into the second overtime.

Author: 0 Guardiola Wants United To Win Europa League

Sterling added a fourth goal on 82 minutes from De Bruyne's knockdown, before Nicolas Otamendi scored the fifth goal in the second minute of time added on. Nobody can beat us. Yet Palace had one good first-half chance with the score at 1-0 when Christian Benteke's header from Andros Townsend's cross was pushed around the post by Willy Caballero.

Author: 0 Mets beat Giants on Walker's RBI in ninth

While the moment was good news for a team that's been dealing with injuries to key players-Felix Hernandez, James Paxton and Drew Smyly are all now on the DL-it was a less-nice moment for one fan in the stands, who tried to catch the long ball but instead took a hit in his nether regions .

Author: 0 Preds ready for Game 2 against Ducks in Anaheim

That used to be the problem for the sometimes-undisciplined Nashville Predators forward. The early stages of period two were more of the same for Nashville, and they picked up their first lead of the series at 2:42. Anaheim center Nate Thompson refused to point to the lack of rest between series as the deciding factor in the game. AC: I feel like, due to the fact that Silfverberg is used in a shut-down role so often, most teams don't understand just how potent he can be in the offensive ...

Author: 0 Friday's NBA Playoffs Conference Semifinals betting preview: Celtics at Wizards

Golden State and Cleveland combined to deliver 4 of those 10 losses. Through the first round, seven of the eight matchups were closed out by the road team. Stevens also unveiled a few new offensive wrinkles with Thomas and Al Horford running the pick-and-roll with Horford as the ball-handler. "[Celtics fans are] gonna do what they want to do", Wizards star John Wall said during his post-game press conference.

Sports Rafael Nadal wins 10th Barcelona Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins 10th Barcelona Open title

But Nadal took control in the second set with watertight defences and wrapped up the match in just over 90 minutes. The duo have met each other thrice in the past, with Nadal now leading 2-1 with their last meeting coming in the Monte-Carlo Masters in 2016.

Sports Kevin Pillar blasts a walk off homer for Blue Jays
Author: 0 Kevin Pillar blasts a walk off homer for Blue Jays

So it was more of the same for each team. Royals 6, Rays 0: Major league ERA leader Jason Vargas went seven more scoreless innings, Salvador Perez had a two-run double during a five-run eighth inning and Kansas City blanked Tampa Bay. Blue Jays: LF Steve Pearce left with a sore right calf after sliding into second on a double in the second. Any time I hit them they're always special.

Author: 0 Chelsea Near The Premier League Title !!!

Tottenham had to beat West Ham to keep the pressure on Chelsea, but Conte revealed he did not even watch the crucial game. Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois believes lifting the Premier League title with this season would be all the more satisfying after last term's implosion.

Sports Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal
Author: 0 Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal

I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium , they were crying. United's manager praised Arsenal fans - albeit with a dose of sarcasm - after the match, even though they'd spent much of the game abusing him. "Impossible", he said when asked about United's hopes of finishing in the top four. The money United stand to receive will diminish the impact of failing to play in this season's Champions League, but the earnings on offer in that competition continue to dwarf those ...

Sports Cahill eager to get Chelsea title party started
Author: 0 Cahill eager to get Chelsea title party started

We have to improve in the next season - we need to find solutions. "If you can continue with these players you can improve a lot", said the Italian, as reported by BBC Sport . The pair then impatiently waited, with club captain John Terry standing guard to make sure nothing untoward happened, as Conte fulfilled the further media commitment.

Author: 0 Energized Ducks even Western finals, beat Predators 5-3

Two days after Nashville's 3-2 overtime victory at Honda Center in the series opener, Johansen and Neal scored in the opening 8:32 of Game 2. They, also, thrashed the Predators confidence on defense. The Anaheim Ducks pulled off a rally to tie the series with a 5-3 win on Sunday. "It's going to be a tough road, but we're up to it". "It was their first game in a while".

Author: 0 Monaco crushes over Lille to effectively win Ligue 1 title

But head coach Jardim quickly curbed any premature celebrations during his post-match news conference. Paris Saint-Germain no longer have the fate of their title defence in their own hands with AS Monaco essentially requiring just three points from their remaining three games to claim the crown that has gone to the capital in each of the last four seasons.

Sports Warriors want to 'destroy everything' and limit Jazz rallies
Author: 0 Warriors want to 'destroy everything' and limit Jazz rallies

This opened up the owners - in the course of the third quarter the advantage of "Utah" has reached nine points. Golden State's ability to shift the offensive strategy wouldn't be possible if not for Curry's willingness to slide into more of a sidekick role, which he did in the fourth quarter as Durant accumulated a usage percentage of 43.5, compared to Curry's 31.8.

Author: 0 US Treasury chief: trade partners like Trump policies

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gives a press conference on the last day of a three-day summit of G7 of finance ministers, in Bari , southern Italy, Saturday, May 13, 2017. President. Trade was kept off the official agenda during the meeting. "Global recovery is gaining momentum, yet growth remains moderate and GDP is still below potential in many countries, with the balance of risks tilted to the downside", the leaders said in the communique.

Author: 0 Liverpool thrash West Ham; Hull City relegated

But with only a point between Liverpool and Arsenal , with the same number of games played, Klopp's side will nearly certainly need to win to secure Champions League football next season. "How I said, it was the flawless afternoon". He said: "The first thing the players said when they got into the dressing room was "one more time, one more game".

Sports Team India announced for Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Team India announced for Champions Trophy

The BCCI stands to lose $277 million in revenue over the next eight years under the sweeping changes. The selectors rewarded Shikhar Dhawan for his consistency with a name in the Champions Trophy squad . "The injury was not serious. That shows he is fit and not like others who are getting rehabilitated after surgery", he said. Shikhar Dhawan: Dhawan, who was expected to retain his place, was adjudged the Player of the Tournament in the Champions Trophy 2013.

Sports Cricket Australia boss threatens players with unemployment
Author: 0 Cricket Australia boss threatens players with unemployment

Australia's cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute. CA says the move is aimed at minimising injuries and avoid the controversial resting of players such as Smith in Sri Lanka and Starc and Hazlewood in South Africa a year ago.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte is everyone's favourite manager after his classy Middlesbrough gesture

We have to rest well and prepare for West Brom. "The pressure is still on because we have to win one game out of the three, but with the way we are playing there is no reason why we should not be confident". The France global, who is set to win his second top-flight title in as many seasons in England, will be needed at West Brom where Chelsea have won just once in their last five visits.

Author: 0 Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

Kevin Durant carried the group early offensively, then Stephen Curry became that guy, then they both closed out the deal as a unit (38 points after the injury, 74 and 12 for the day). The driver of the Warriors' defense is only adding to his playoff stat line, contributing two steals and 2.6 blocks per game. Holy shit, Golden State really just did that.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavaliers back in familiar territory

James said . "Should be mad about the shoes you picked out today". In the Eastern Conference Finals, they will face either Boston Celtics or Washington Wizards . James said to the fan. "They just turned us, and (it) kept leading to lay-ups for them". Tucker, acquired at the trade deadline to beef up Toronto's front line, are free agents.

Author: 0 The love/hate relationship between Yankees legend Derek Jeter and Boston

Stepping out in New York City to support Derek Jeter , 42, at his jersey retirement ceremony, the Sports Illustrated stunner dazzled in a cream-colored, turtleneck dress that flaunted her curves - and growing baby bump - in all the right places! Per the Yankees, Jeter played his 20th season with the Yankees in 2014, retiring with a personal career winning percentage of.593 and five World Series championships.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho seriously short in presser after loss to Tottenham Hotspur

Eric Bailly could be hit with an extended ban after being sent off in Manchester United's Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo. Missing out on the top four, Mourinho argued, was a matter of priorities, not of capability. Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to win the Europa League (and the Champions League qualification that comes with the title), and his Premier League selections might become increasingly unusual as he seeks to rest and protect the players he wants for the ...

Author: 0 Mind games begin ahead of Spurs' NBA clash

With a wingspan well over seven-foot and an untouchable fade away jump shot, Durant came to Golden State and is changing one massive positive that the Golden State Warriors will use to win another championship: creating open space for himself and his teammates.