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Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title

But Stan came back stronger taking the final two sets 7-6, 6-1 setting up a thrilling final with Rafael Nadal on Sunday. The Swiss advanced to the final after knocking out world number one Andy M...

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Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

Australia , whose final group match is against England in Birmingham on June 10, were the victims of one of the all-time great upsets when Bangladesh beat them by five wickets in a one-day world...

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Gracious Halep hails shock French Open champion Ostapenko

Gracious Halep hails shock French Open champion Ostapenko

She was born in Riga on June 8, 1997 - the same day Gustavo Kuerten won his first professional title by winning the French Open , the same feat Ostapenko has now achieved. "Actually, it's somethi...

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Watch out for Ostapenko at Wimbledon

PARIS Right from the start of the French Open final, Jelena Ostapenko made quite clear to anyone unfamiliar with her name, or her game, what she is all about. But it gave me the opportunity to spend...

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Rafael Nadal thrashes Stan Wawrinka to secure 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal knows well just how it feels to celebrate on the clay at the French Open . That includes four wins over Roger Federer in the final and two over Novak Djokovic . Nadal and Wawrinka ha...

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Lance McCullers deals seven strong in Astros' victory

It tied the game and ruined McCullers' shutout, which delighted the Kauffman crowd. While McCullers has been better at home than on the road this season, he's still one of the better pitchers in baseb...

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Mats Point - Nadal now favourite for Wimbledon with Federer, says Wilander

He has only dropped 29 games in his run to the final, though his quarter-final match with Pablo Carreno Busta was curtailed early in the second set, when his compatriot was forced to stop due to injur...

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Cavaliers prevent a Warriors clean sweep

Cleveland also set the record for most three-point shots made in an NBA Finals game with 24. "Well, I didn't hear it, but some of the other guys heard it and told me that that they wanted to cele...

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Pakistan and Sri Lanka set for Champions Trophy 'quarter-final'

In a must-win game the Indians have got an early advantage. "So we are pretty clear about the whole situation". The prize for Monday's winners will be a semi-final spot, nearly certainly against E...

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Sprightly Shakib and Mahmudullah send New Zealand packing

Mosaddek Hossain was the pick of the Bangladeshi bowlers as he claimed three wickets for 13 runs in just three overs. Bangladesh produced another Cardiff victory every inch as remarkable as the ...

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Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

They were mathematically out-shot, largely outplayed, and unquestionably stand halfway toward claiming back-to-back Stanley Cup titles. And the Preds have the best home record in these Playoffs. M...

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Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

For the second time in the series, Pittsburgh chased Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne , after he gave up three first-period goals on nine shots. After combining for zero points in Games 3 and 4, Malk...

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Hamilton romps to Senna-equalling pole in Canada

Michael Schumacher's 68 pole positions remains the record, but Hamilton is fast closing in. Hamilton was seventh in Monaco in the last race, his lowest finish this year and his second time mi...

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Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

The draw at Queen's is one of the best draws we've ever seen so it would be incredible if he can win it for a sixth time . Nadal had won all 69 matches at the French Open when he had taken the firs...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method

ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method

When the rain did not show any signs of letting up even after a couple of hours, the target was revised to 101 runs and Pakistan were declared the winners. But I'm by no means concerned. The well-...

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America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

Members of Artemis Racing of Sweden receive congratulations after clinching a spot in the America's Cup challenger finals Friday, June 9. He was sacked by Emirates Team New Zealand in the afte...

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Young England side snatch dramatic late win in Argentina test

Young England side snatch dramatic late win in Argentina test

Argentina found themselves on the back foot as the second half unfolded, however, with quicker rivals turning a four-point deficit into a 23-17 lead. I didn't know they were coming out from New Zeala...

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Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

Burling said the extra day to work on their boat after Thursday's races were postponed because of high winds, was a real bonus. While it was "too early to say" whether SoftBank Team Japan would be...

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IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

Ed Jones (19) and Ed Carpenter race down the front stretch during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. "I think we need a little bit of l...

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Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

The top team in each of the nine UEFA qualifying groups will secure a direct berth in next year's World Cup. This led to a thrilling climax as the Scots got two goals back to take the lead with just m...

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