• Bencic, Kerber set up semis showdown

    Bencic, Kerber set up semis showdown

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    Kerber, a former world No. 1, praised Andreescu afterwards. Despite failing to make the final, Williams' stellar performance at the 2018 BNP Paribas Open gave tennis fans - and Venus fans in particular - reason to believe the then-37-year-old had found a fountain of youth.
  • McIlroy, Johnson in the mix as Fleetwood leads The Players Championship

    McIlroy, Johnson in the mix as Fleetwood leads The Players Championship

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    Moore's ace hit the flagstick on the fly from 121 yards out on the par-3 hole, bringing a sliver of turf with it into the hole, before it nestled in the bottom of the cup. SportsLine's prediction model, built by DFS pro Mike McClure, has nailed four of the past eight majors entering the weekend and called Tiger Woods' deep run in the PGA Championship despite being a 25-1 long shot.
  • Ireland well off the pace as Grand Slam champions Wales run riot

    Ireland well off the pace as Grand Slam champions Wales run riot

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    Wales climbed above Ireland to hold second spot in rugby's official world rankings, and they will head to the World Cup in Japan later this year - Gatland's swansong - as major title contenders. "It was a great performance today". Creating history and winning Grand Slams are things nobody can ever take away from you. "All I do is try to get the preparation right and the best preparation for top-class players is to be in pressure cooker situations and to try and work their way through ...
  • Zidane drops Courtois, picks Isco and Bale

    Zidane drops Courtois, picks Isco and Bale

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    I have a squad of 23, 24, 25 players and will count on them all.I believe all the players here know that you must play football. The 13-time European champions have virtually nothing left to play for as they have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League and Copa del Rey, while they sit 12 points behind leaders FC Barcelona .
  • Turkey draws US, Czech Republic, Japan in FIBA World Cup

    Turkey draws US, Czech Republic, Japan in FIBA World Cup

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    Hosts, China, are in Pot 1 alongside the top three teams in the world: USA, Spain and France. Greece got a smooth draw for the first group stage of the 2019 Basketball World Cup in China on Saturday, and will likely meet Team USA in the second group stage, which means it will avoid it at least in the first knock-out round.
  • Eddie Jones: England players lost control

    Eddie Jones: England players lost control

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    Darcy Graham had mixed emotions after full-time of Scotland's insane match against England . Laidlaw's penalty lacked the legs and Farrell was replaced by George Ford as the tension ramped up, before Johnson and Ford exchanged tries in a heart-stopping finish.
  • Zion, Duke beat rival North Carolina to advance to ACC Final

    Zion, Duke beat rival North Carolina to advance to ACC Final

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    Florida State odds have the Blue Devils favored by eight points, with the over-under, or total points Vegas thinks will be scored, at 146.5. "He adds a different dimension to their team", UNC's Cam Johnson said of Williamson's return. "When I was trying to pass to De'Andre, and [RaiQuan] Gray stole the ball, it was a great defensive play". "Williamson's performance after a 22-day layoff didn't just remind everyone why Duke surged to No.
  • Johnny Manziel reportedly signs agreement to play in the AAF

    Johnny Manziel reportedly signs agreement to play in the AAF

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    Manziel was available to the AAF after the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL released him earlier this month and then said he could not play for any other team in its league. Teams with the worst records in the league will get the chance to pick him up, according to ESPN. Information from The Associated Press was used in this report .
  • Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal withdraws from Roger Federer semi-final

    Indian Wells: Rafael Nadal withdraws from Roger Federer semi-final

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    After an uninspiring performance against unseeded German Philipp Kohlschreiber , world No. 1 Novak Djokovic parked his run in the third round and then turned his attention to doubles. "He's playing very well, using the kick serve very effectively", Federer said after watching the final set of Thiem's semifinal win. I hope I can play aggressive tennis against him.
  • Manchester United were not s*** against Arsenal - Solskjaer

    Manchester United were not s*** against Arsenal - Solskjaer

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    As quoted by the Daily Mail , Solskjaer said: "I can't really comment on Gareth Bale or specific players". United now have two weeks before they next play with the upcoming global break. While insisting that his initial run of success was not going to last forever, he was quick to say that United will be ready to go again once they return from global duty.
  • Life ban on cricketer Sreesanth set aside by Supreme Court

    Life ban on cricketer Sreesanth set aside by Supreme Court

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    The Supreme Court has also ordered the BCCI to reconsider their decision of life ban on Sreesanth in a period of three months. October 17, 2017: The Kerala High Court restores the life ban on cricketer S Sreesanth in response to an appeal filed by the BCCI CEO Rahul Johri against the single-judge verdict which had revoked the ban earlier.
  • No excuse, no panic - Kohli sees big picture in Australia loss

    No excuse, no panic - Kohli sees big picture in Australia loss

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    With Australia's defense of its World Cup title just two months away, the series win couldn't have come at a better time . We have to live up to the potential we have as a good side. Pacemen Pat Cummins, Jhye Richardson and Marcus Stoinis also claimed two each. Team India is nearly ready to participate in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which is scheduled to begin on May 30 in England and Wales.
  • Stats: Can LFC extend Fulham winning streak to go top?

    Stats: Can LFC extend Fulham winning streak to go top?

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    Barcelona will meet Manchester United in the Champions League last eight in a repeat of the 2009 and 2011 finals which were both won by the Catalans, with the help of goals from Lionel Messi . Scott Parker believes Liverpool have the deadliest strikeforce in the Premier League - but wants his struggling Fulham side to be on the front foot when they host Jurgen Klopp 's title challengers on Sunday .
  • Giroud hat-trick helps Chelsea ease into Europa quarters

    Giroud hat-trick helps Chelsea ease into Europa quarters

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    Olivier Giroud has warned he is not prepared to settle for a back-up role at Chelsea and the 32-year-old striker insists his fitness records remain among the best at the club. Insigne is of course the biggest miss for the Serie A side, as a vital source of creativity and goals - as well as leadership since Marek Hamsik left to play out his career in the Chinese Super League.