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Sport Arsenal set to rubber-stamp new Arsène Wenger contract
Author: 0 Arsenal set to rubber-stamp new Arsène Wenger contract

Arsenal qualified for the Champions League in every full season under Wenger until this year, when the team missed out after finishing fifth in the Premier League. Wenger's latest contract was due to expire this year but after holding talks with Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke, Wenger has signed a new deal that will extend his stay at the north London club to almost 23 years.

Author: 0 Bullish England rightly favourites for Champions Trophy

While Pakistan hold a 2-1 lead over their fierce rivals and neighbours in the Champions Trophy , it is India who have won 10 out of the 11 contests at the World Cup and World T20 tournaments between the two sides. We play all our opponents with the same intensity. "I think we can expect to see more of what we have been seeing over the a year ago from South Africa in this tournament - a courageous brand of cricket".

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr.: Truex dominates, finishes 3rd in Coke 600

We're in the Chase. But he couldn't navigate his way through traffic fast enough to pressure Jimmie Johnson , who had the top spot until he ran out of fuel, or Dillon before the checkered flag flew. "Sometimes it just doesn't go your way". I lost quite a bit of time in traffic. Truex took the lead for the final time with 67 laps left, sweeping past Busch to move out front.

Sport Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory

But it was a familiar story at the front, with Ferrari's Sebastian stretching his championship lead over Hamilton to 25 points after a comfortable win. Though he took a well-deserved second, post-race the Finn's demeanour made it clear he was none too happy. When he came back out, he was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo had jumped ahead of Bottas.

Author: 0 United's Europa league win gave Manchester a lift, says Ferguson

After United's Europa League win on Wednesday, Rooney said, "There's lots of offers on the table, both in England and overseas, and really that's what I have to decide on". "There were many moments when I returned home very happy, I've kept a lot of clean sheets and helped my team mates on a lot of occasions that's given me enormous satisfaction", Romero added.

Author: 0 Oxlade Surprised Moses Was Sent Off In Cup Final

Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a flawless way to say goodbye having been at the club for almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no ideal way". Costa still has two years left on his contract and would like to remain with the Blues, but he is aware Antonio Conte might no longer require his services.

Sport Mike Tirico to replace Al Michaels on NBC's 'Thursday Night Football'
Author: 0 Mike Tirico to replace Al Michaels on NBC's 'Thursday Night Football'

Mike Tirico will be spending more time in the booth and Al Michaels will get a relaxed schedule this season. Tirico on Thursday night is a good thing . With both NBC and rival CBS being the two networks that are outsourced to do Thursday Night Football , both have had to make adjustments to how they do things.

Sport Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo
Author: 0 Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo

But he lasted just one game - albeit a dramatic one. But Renzo Olivo still had enough to see off Tsonga 7-5 6-4 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 on Philippe Chatrier court in a tussle that was suspended by darkness at 9:55 p.m. Meanwhile, nine-time victor Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic are both through to the third round. "I found a great balance and it went the best way", said the 25-year-old in ideal French, the host country where he learned the language and tennis.

Sport Kevin Kisner refuses to back down, wins Dean & DeLuca Invitational
Author: 0 Kevin Kisner refuses to back down, wins Dean & DeLuca Invitational

England's Paul Casey started the day tied second but ended tied in 10th. Stewart Cink and Kevin Kisner are tied for fourth at six under. Singh leads in windy Virginia: Vijay Singh shot a 4-under 68 amid wind so strong that play was temporarily halted at the Senior PGA Championship in Sterling, Virginia, taking a one-shot lead.

Sport 2 ministers in French president's Cabinet under scrutiny
Author: 0 2 ministers in French president's Cabinet under scrutiny

Government spokesman Christophe Castaner told reporters after a Cabinet meeting that Macron stressed the "need for transparency" in French politics. A law to notably prohibit politicians from hiring family members, now a legal practice, is to be formally presented to the Cabinet in June. A source in the prosecutor's office said the matter was, at present, a procedural one where a preliminary inquiry is opened to assess whether there are grounds for deeper investigation.

Sport Kerr to miss NBA Finals opener
Author: 0 Kerr to miss NBA Finals opener

The Warriors are using Durant in every imaginable way on offense, and James isn't surprised to see his good friend and Olympic teammate more mobile than he was with the Thunder. This time around the Cavaliers had a full roster at 100 percent health. There is no denying, though, that each team loves its house. However, the notion that LeBron James and the defending champions have only a small chance to end the season on top is a perplexing one to some.

Author: 0 DSN NBA Finals predictions

If you have contacts in the USA that are happy to share login details with you then great! There are a lot of different players that deserve any award that may be given out, and the Isaiah Thomas injury makes it even more hard. Frye and Korver had their minutes slashed in the last round but the Cavaliers figure to need their 3-point shooting now against the tougher Golden State defense .

Sport Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system
Author: 0 Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

But just when it looked like Nashville were on the verge of an improbable comeback, a moment of brilliance from Guentzel swung the game back in the Penguins' favor, the 22-year-old lashing in to beat Pekka Rinne and make it 4-3. This isn't the strategy that head coach Mike Sullivan and his staff drew up, but having the likes of Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel needing just one chance to change a game, it's been working.

Sport Saul: Man Utd target Griezmann important but no one is above Atletico
Author: 0 Saul: Man Utd target Griezmann important but no one is above Atletico

At the weekend, Cerezo offered assurances Griezmann would remain at Atletico when they move to their new Wanda Metropolitano stadium at the start of next season. I have spoken with the manager, with Koke and ( Diego) Godin . Reports of the French international's long-rumoured move to Old Trafford intensified last week when he rated his chances of joining the Premier League side as "six out of ten".

Sport Sale makes shaky return to Chicago; Red Sox beat White Sox
Author: 0 Sale makes shaky return to Chicago; Red Sox beat White Sox

An MRI exam revealed no structural damage, but Pedroia is dealing with soreness and swelling, and his hand and forearm were bandaged in a splint as he talked to media before Tuesday's game. The most positive element of Chris Sale's homecoming in Chicago , a 13-7 Red Sox win, is an indication that in the future, he might have a real offense that can hit home runs behind him.

Author: 0 Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

Since the ban's end, the Russian, who has five women's singles Grand Slam titles including two at Roland Garros , has appeared at three tournaments, with her presence back on court proving a controversial issue among other players. Giudicelli said then that he and the French Open tournament director, Guy Forget, would discuss the subject. The French Open starts on Monday.

Author: 0 LeBron James confident, in familiar territory as NBA Finals loom

Not many people remember that James, into his 4th National Basketball Association season, led the Cavaliers to a surprising National Basketball Association final, getting past the Washington Wizards (in a sweep), a tough New Jersey Nets team and an even tougher Detroit Pistons team , which included James pulling off a few historic performances, including 48 points in Detroit in game 6.

Sport Agassi stars as Djokovic romps to second-round win
Author: 0 Agassi stars as Djokovic romps to second-round win

On a more serious note, Djokovic said he was pleased with his form after coming through some hard times since completing a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros a year ago. "Generally, I felt better than the first round, so that's exactly what I wanted". "I used to hate it when guys did that to me. drag my tennis down, weaken me, and that is what you need to do".

Author: 0 Man City beats Watford 5-0, qualifies for Champions League

Guardiola ended his first season in English football without any silverware, with City finishing third in the Premier League . But he rounded off the season with two goals in the victory over Watford to ensure City finished third in the Premier League and delivered his best ever goals tally for a season with 33.

Sport All Blacks boss Steve Hansen questions Lions' tour schedule
Author: 0 All Blacks boss Steve Hansen questions Lions' tour schedule

I don't think I've earned the right to speak to the Lions yet as a group.' He got it. Considered one of the strongest Lions sides to tour New Zealand with several of England's World Cup winners on board but swept 3-0 in the tests. A 27-year-old McGeechan was embarking on his first Lions tour, as a squad of amateurs led by Ireland's Willie John McBride left home for nearly four months.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 5: Lineups and Preview 5/25/17
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 5: Lineups and Preview 5/25/17

The Cavaliers , who rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Warriors in last year's finals, set an National Basketball Association record in winning their 13th straight playoff series closeout game. That being said , Kyrie Irving may be the best finisher at the rim, and LeBron James is the most unstoppable force of speed and strength. "We have to execute offensively".

Author: 0 Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round

When Boserup threatened to pull back from 3-0 to 3-2 in the opening set, Kvitova roared and pumped her fist when she saved a break point. "I'm sorry for my French, my teacher is on holiday", he said. I don't think it's going to take a lot - winning matches helps. "He was playing with his head, he was not playing with his heart - when you are more effective".

Sport MSU to open against Georgetown in PK80 Tournament
Author: 0 MSU to open against Georgetown in PK80 Tournament

In the finale, MSU will play either North Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma or Portland. The full bracket , and more PK80 information, can be found here . Limited All-Session and Moda Center only packages are still available through the tournament's website , while single session tickets go on sale Friday, June 9 at 10 a.m.

Author: 0 Wenger won't be drawn on Arsenal future

Conte chose to start with Fabregas on the bench in Saturday's FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal , with the Blues losing 2-1 at Wembley. However, with his previous contract set to expire in the summer, some fans had voiced their desire for his exit, citing a disappointing Premier League season which ended with failure to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 19 years.

Author: 0 Man City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom

It's my first year here but when I see what I saw tonight, I realise the impact of this guy at the club. Manchester City kept their top-four fate in their own hands as they moved into third place with a 3-1 win over West Brom . It's not much, but it's something , and it's something that City will defend when they host the invading West Brom . However, the Baggies did get a consolation goal at the death, when sub Hal Robson-Kanu turned in a cross from Allan Nyom.

Author: 0 Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious about publicly discussing whether he expects the north London club to offer a new contract. "I didn't realise he was on a yellow so when [the sending off] happened that was more of a surprise for me". "I am grateful to have the support of the board and Stan in doing everything we can to win more trophies". But all season he started just 15 games and was much more utilized as a late substitution to add flare and know-how into proceedings.

Sport Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies
Author: 0 Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies

Arsenal retained the FA Cup in 2015, taking Wenger's haul of titles in that competition to six, but it couldn't hide the team's failure to challenge for the Premier League or Champions League . Wenger, who has won the FA Cup three times in the last four years, showed how much the abuse had affected him last week when he spoke to the BBC before the Wembley showdown with Chelsea .

Sport Morales Hits Tiebreaking Homer, Blue Jays Beat Reds 6-4
Author: 0 Morales Hits Tiebreaking Homer, Blue Jays Beat Reds 6-4

Cincinnati are 3-8 in their last 11 road games and the under is 10-4-2 in Cincinnati last 16 on astroturf and the over is 10-4 in Cincinnati last 14 overall. "I was just trying to get a good pitch, trying to get a good swing on it and keep it as simple as I possibly can", Tulowitzki said. The Blue Jays could not complete the sweep Sunday against the Rangers.

Author: 0 Tiger found asleep in vehicle before DUI arrest

Woods "missed his heel to toe each time [on the "WALK & TURN"]". Police released the mugshot of Woods, looking unshaven and unkempt, following his arrest in the town of Jupiter. It was an unavoidable topic when 18-time major victor Nicklaus held the annual news conference ahead of the Memorial Tournament he hosts at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio.

Author: 0 Winning for India only thing that matters: Virat Kohli

Even if we close the series off we want to win it without losing a game or maybe drawing a game as well, if possible. "If you've got a coaching staff that's uptight or too energetic, sometimes all the external pressure and stress can get to the players", added the left-hander.

Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup Final starting spot

Chelsea had been hot favourites to put the icing on the cake of a remarkable debut season for manager Antonio Conte but were not at their clinical best as Arsenal lifted the Cup for the third time in four seasons. The Gunners won the FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday and Wenger's new contract was ratified by the club's board this week. Fans have taken to increasingly elaborate displays to call for Wenger's ouster, with signs popping up all over the world and one group of ...

Sport Trento stende l'Olimpia finisce 88-64, primo match point
Author: 0 Trento stende l'Olimpia finisce 88-64, primo match point

Milano prova a rientrare, ma sembra comunque un fuoco di paglia anche il 42-33 con il quale si va all'intervallo . Inizia la partita ed è subito polemica per una presunta infrazione di passi non fischiata a Sanders , il pubblico del PalaTrento è furioso.

Author: 0 French Open Petra Kvitova ousted in second round

My father did not like it that I throw my racket, I think", Kvitova replied. Kvitova defeated Julia Boserup in the opening round in Paris , dropping to her knees in celebration before weeping at the net as her emotions took control. The American reached the third round at three of the four Grand Slams in 2015, but hadn't won a main draw match in the last five majors. American Bethanie Mattek-Sands belts a backhand during her win.

Sport Sampdoria, parla Quagliarella:
Author: 0 Sampdoria, parla Quagliarella: "Per il futuro, consiglio a Schick…"

Sulle sue tracce, però, c'è anche il Napoli di De Laurentiis, che lo avrebbe chiesto personalmente al patron della Samp . Io sono un intermediario, di me si fida perché conosco bene l'Italia. Il presidente della Sampdoria Massimo Ferrero , intervenuto ai microfoni di Sportitalia, ha fatto il punto sulla possibile partenza di Schick .