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Novak Djokovic battles through to last 16 at French Open

Novak Djokovic battles through to last 16 at French Open Djokovic is yet to drop a set at Roland Garros this year, but he hasn't been overly convincing in either of his two matches. But Zverev moved into round three for the second time, where he will play Bosnian 26th seed Damir Dzumhur, as he looks to become the first German man to win the title since 1937. [Full Article...]

Jones hits back at Bath owner after criticism

Jones hits back at Bath owner after criticism The Professional Rugby Injury Surveillance Project [Prisp] report showed that the "burden of injuries" - which takes into account both their frequency and their severity - more than doubled at England training in the 2016-17 season, compared to the previous campaign. [Full Article...]

Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, Day-2

Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, Day-2 Alastair Cook (46) - in his record-setting 154th Test in a row - and the recalled Keaton Jennings (29) helped the hosts to 106-2 by stumps, a deficit of just 68 runs. "I didn't go as a batsman, the focus is on being a bowling all-rounder, just play as a bowling all-rounder", Shadab said. In an interview on Geo News programme Score , Sarfraz said he chose to bat first after considering the pitc... [Full Article...]

French Open: Djovokic Advances; Zverev Survives

French Open: Djovokic Advances; Zverev Survives That's not the way it is". Dzumhur ended up losing the match in five games. Zverev will meet Lucas Pouille or Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. "I was feeling fine physically, so for me that gives me a lot of confidence going deep into the fifth set, going long matches on this kind of surface". [Full Article...]

French Open preview: Alexander Zverev out to break German men's drought

French Open preview: Alexander Zverev out to break German men's drought By stepping into the court and attacking Nadal's fearsome forehand with his double-handed backhand, Zverev turned the tide in the final at the Foro Italico, before the rains came and the Spaniard won five straight games to close out the match. [Full Article...]

Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after less than four months

Bielsa would become United's 11th different manager in just over five years, with Neil Redfearn (caretaker), Brian McDermott, Dave Hockaday, Darko Milanic, Uwe Rosler, Steve Evans, Garry Monk, Thomas Christiansen and Heckingbottom taking turns in the dugout since Neil Warnock departed on April 1, 2013. [Full Article...]

Djokovic rediscovers old fire to reach last 16

Djokovic rediscovers old fire to reach last 16 It could bode well for the 31-year-old that the Spaniard was taken to five sets in his first match, but he'll need to put in a strong showing to ensure his progression to the fourth round. Djokovic was given a warning for racquet abuse as his anger boiled over. "That's when you have to deal with this kind of emotions and understand how you can get better, how you balance everything that is happe... [Full Article...]

MI coach John Beilein interviewed for Detroit Pistons head coaching job

MI coach John Beilein interviewed for Detroit Pistons head coaching job Beilein, who has been Michigan's coach since 2007, earlier this month said he and the Wolverines were actively in talks on a contract extension that would keep him with the school beyond the 2020-21 season. The team has only made the playoffs once in the last nine years, when it got swept by the Cavaliers in the first round in 2016. Beilein has actively been involved in talks regarding a contr... [Full Article...]

Top seed Rafael Nadal cruises into round three

Top seed Rafael Nadal cruises into round three In 2016, he withdrew with an injured left wrist after a pair of easy victories, then claimed every set he played a year ago en route to the trophy. He will be up against Richard Gasquet of France in the next round. Halep swiftly quelled the rebellion. Cilic, a runner-up at the Australian Open earlier this year, led 6-3, 5-4 when their first-round match was stopped. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods holes out for incredible eagle at Memorial

Tiger Woods holes out for incredible eagle at Memorial American Kyle Stanley and Chile's Joaquin Niemann lead the field at -11 after two rounds. It was Woods that brought out the biggest roars at Muirfield Village Golf Club as he moved within six strokes of the lead. "I missed a lot of short putts which is something I don't normally do, which is just frustrating". He missed birdie chances of 6 feet, 4 feet and 7 feet, and then missed from 3 fe... [Full Article...]

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to undergo scan ahead of second Test

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to undergo scan ahead of second Test Some people think they might know better than me but I'd like to think that , after 15 years of playing Test cricket, I know which lengths to bowl on certain pitches. Some have asked for James Anderson and/or Stuart Broad to be dropped but not me. More so than ever, with a half-finished stand towering over the Football Ground end and obliterating far-reaching views to the south, there is only o... [Full Article...]

Lakers Not Believed To Have LiAngelo Ball In Their Plans

Lakers Not Believed To Have LiAngelo Ball In Their Plans I just moved on, went overseas and just learned from over there and then came back and brought my talent back out here". " More focus around the game really ". Welsh said that LiAngelo looked like the same player who had a brief stint practicing at UCLA, where he was not projected to be a starter. "He is a hardworking kid", Welsh said. [Full Article...]

Louis Cardinals: Alex Reyes returns at flawless time

Louis Cardinals: Alex Reyes returns at flawless time Reyes made four rehab starts in the Cardinals' minor league system, striking out 44 batters in 23 innings pitched in stints with Palm Beach (A), Peoria (A), Springfield (AA), and Memphis (AAA). That's the first concern for anyone coming off of Tommy John Surgery. However, a move to the bullpen could make sense later in the season if his innings count rises too high. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams says she feels like a Queen from Wakanda in catsuit

Serena Williams says she feels like a Queen from Wakanda in catsuit Still, it was an intriguing contest. She added: " Olympia needs a little sister, and then we can have a boy". It was a thrilling night here at Roland Garros which reminded the tennis world how much it has missed this charismatic and formidable champion. [Full Article...]

Bolt's hopes of regaining ninth Olympic gold quashed by Carter ruling

Bolt's hopes of regaining ninth Olympic gold quashed by Carter ruling During the testing, they discovered that the sample submitted by Nesta Carter, Bolt's relay teammate who ran the first leg of the race, contained the stimulant methylhexaneamine, a banned substance. The CAS released a statement Thursday saying it "could not accept any of the arguments raised by Nesta Carter contending that the test results should be ignored or the International Olympic Committe... [Full Article...]

Martinez's two-run HR helps Red Sox sweep Blue Jays

Martinez's two-run HR helps Red Sox sweep Blue Jays Josh Donaldson left the Blue Jays' game against the Red Sox on Monday with left calf tightness. After Toronto put runners on first and third against Red Sox reliever Brian Johnson with nobody out in the ninth, closer Craig Kimbrel came on and promptly walked the bases loaded before Morales' double made it 6-4. [Full Article...]

Super Eagles’ supporters swamp Nike Town for kit launch

Super Eagles’ supporters swamp Nike Town for kit launch Ahead of Saturday's global friendly match against the Three Lions of England , fans have gone out in their hundreds on the streets of London, queuing up for Nigeria's new Nike kits. There were long queues outside London's Nike Town store and thousands more were trying to buy the kit online , however both options are now no longer available. [Full Article...]

Kevin Love Won't Be Suspended For Game 2

Kevin Love Won't Be Suspended For Game 2 Thompson, 27, was called for a flagrant foul with seconds left in overtime of Thursday's game, and was subsequently ejected from the game. "I mean, it's like the unspoken rule in the NBA: If you're up by 10 or 11 with about 20 seconds left, you don't take that shot". [Full Article...]

LeBron James talks Warriors-Cavs Round 4 matchup

LeBron James talks Warriors-Cavs Round 4 matchup Unlike the last two games against the Celtics, Kevin Love has cleared concussion protocol and is available to play. Iguodala, a member of the United States 2012 Olympic gold medal team, is in his 14th National Basketball Association season and fifth with the Warriors, with career averages of 12.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists a game. [Full Article...]

Warriors explode in second half to force game 7 with Rockets

Warriors explode in second half to force game 7 with Rockets They're just too good to lose. The Warriors are about to win their second straight National Basketball Association championship and their third in the last four seasons - all of them coming at the expense of the Cleveland Cavaliers , who won't have enough even if LeBron James plays to the absolute utmost of his capabilities. [Full Article...]


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