Sport Rain stymies Kiwi Venus at French Open
Author: 0 Rain stymies Kiwi Venus at French Open

Physically, I was not there. "I was not really scared". But still happy with my performance here. The sister claimed that Serena is expecting a baby girl and although the expecting mother is now doing her best to cover it up, many people still don't buy it! Bacsinszky opened up a 4-0 lead in the third set before wrapping up the match.

Sport Calciomercato Milan, Fassone traccia la strada per Morata e Donnarumma
Author: 0 Calciomercato Milan, Fassone traccia la strada per Morata e Donnarumma

Morata , di fatto, apre ad un addio al Real Madrid a fine stagione ma ammette che un ritorno in Italia sarebbe impossibile proprio per il suo passato da bianconero. Sul trionfo: " Sono contento perché abbiamo vinto la Champions ma mi dispiace perché ho La gente juventina nel cuore ma purtroppo il calcio è così".

Sport ICC Champions Trophy: Tahir spins Proteas to win over Lanka
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Tahir spins Proteas to win over Lanka

Sri Lanka were cruising along at 116 for two when Tahir was introduced to the attack in the 18th over and South Africa immediately got a firm grip on the game. Du Plessis was batting at 8 at that point. While Amla completed his fifty in 56 deliveries, du Plessis reached the half-century in 52 balls. It was important for the first 10-15 overs not to lose too many wickets.

Author: 0 James Milner: Liverpool winning a trophy is the next step

The Reds now return to the Champions League after a two-year absence. "I believe since January we have played in a very hard environment for different reasons", he added. We are professional people and part of being professional is as well to perform when the environment is not positive. They have gone through a very hard period this season and they've bounced back in a strong way.

Sport Real Madrid players react to their superb La Liga title win
Author: 0 Real Madrid players react to their superb La Liga title win

Ronaldo produced another leading performance for his side having settled any early nerves by firing them in front after just two minutes. Benzema added a second after 55 minutes to seal Madrid's first title in five years , José Mourinho being the man in charge of the Spanish giants back in 2011-12.

Sport Man United in talks with Real Madrid over Bale move
Author: 0 Man United in talks with Real Madrid over Bale move

The former Tottenham star has struggled with injury throughout the season, and is a fitness doubt for the showpiece encounter. He's very, very important to the club, as an institution, but also to the team. The Welsh global has continued to forge a reputation as one of the best players on the planet during his time in Spain having scored 67 goals and provided 51 assists in his 149 appearances so far.

Author: 0 Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

Meanwhile, following the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to uphold the transfer ban that prohibits Atletico from registering any new players until January, Griezmann said it would be unfair for him to leave the club in the lurch and has chose to stay.

Sport NBA Finals Cavs try to adjust on both ends after drubbing
Author: 0 NBA Finals Cavs try to adjust on both ends after drubbing

Thursday's defensive display from Cleveland was nothing short of embarrassing, causing coach Tyronn Lue to admit his game plan was backwards. Going back to last season, nine of the last 11 games between Golden State and Cleveland have been decided by double digits.

Sport Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan
Author: 0 Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

The openers gave us a good start, Virat finished well, and it gave me the opportunity to go and attack. "I felt like a club batsman while playing alongside Yuvi, the way he was hitting the ball". Shehzad and Babar Azam made negligible contributions before being picked off by Bhuveneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav and Shoaib Malik was brilliantly run out by Ravindra Jadeja after a promising start.

Author: 0 Watch NBA Finals Game 2 on WatchESPN: Warriors v Cavaliers

Kerr will coach from the bench during Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Kerr has not coached the Warriors since Game 2 of their opening-round sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. Cleveland showed a lot more fight and heart - and Lue threw a lot of different lineups out there - but when tested Golden State responded with knockout punches.

Author: 0 One play that helps explain the Cavs' Game 1 loss

We have to be better at finishing around the rim. "Just getting a chance to see how they play, the style of play, how fast they play, you can't really simulate that in practices", said Lue. The result was Durant walking through the defense for wide open dunks . That's when things really got ugly. Kyrie Irving (24 points) and Kevin Love (15 points, 21 rebounds) finished with respectable numbers, but the Cleveland's other supporting cast did not contribute to the cause as J.R.

Sport Venus Williams loses in 4th round at French Open
Author: 0 Venus Williams loses in 4th round at French Open

Mladenovic took the opener 6-1. "So I came back and played a more versatile game". New Zealand doubles player Michael Venus has won through to the quarter-finals of a tennis Grand Slam for the first time. Bacsinszky also was sharp in her third-round match as she posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur . Ostapenko now faces former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, who is a two-time major finalist.

Author: 0 Raiders members share reactions, predictions on NBA Finals

So why wasn't he going to speak at the podium? Any reason you're doing this in the locker room? Chud asked why LBJ, a 'podium guy, ' was choosing not to speak there. "It's disrespectful. And if it happened again, I would do the same thing - get off me". Smiling, cracking jokes and looking more comfortable than he has in recent weeks, Kerr declared himself ready to be back on the bench for Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers .

Sport Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open
Author: 0 Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

Garcia and Cornet have not spoken since and the former does not expect that to change any time soon - which should make their clash at Roland Garros an intriguing watch . Against a backdrop of roars from the crowd, a fist-pumping Cornet sealed the opening set at the first time of asking when Radwanska fired a forehand wide.

Sport Rain rescues Australia against NZ as match abandoned
Author: 0 Rain rescues Australia against NZ as match abandoned

Volatile weather is front of mind for all in a brisk tournament run and won before the British summer formally begins. The top two teams in each Group will make the last four-stage. "Obviously we've got to win the next game and probably quite well as well". ALSO READ: Can the Aussies lift record third Champions Trophy title? Williamson batted superbly, starting with a patient approach.

Author: 0 What to Watch for: Can Senators punch ticket to Stanley Cup Final?

Things got off to a rough start for the Penguins star who took an elbow to the head early in the first period from the Ottawa Senators' Mark Stone. While the Penguins and Senators prepare for their last Eastern Conference finals matchup, the Predators have already locked up their first trip to the Finals after eliminating the Ducks in Game 6 on Monday.

Sport What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?
Author: 0 What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

The Golden State Warriors won the first game of the series. Translation: Do anything and everything possible to stop Kevin Durant from driving through the paint and dunking at will with nobody even around him. "When we're not making shots and they get off in transition off of rebounds and stuff like that, they're tough to guard". "We're both high-tempo teams, but they play running to the three-point line as well as going for dunks".

Sport CT 2017, Match Preview: Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest
Author: 0 CT 2017, Match Preview: Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

The wickets being prepared so far in the tournament are extremely batsman-friendly and with lightning quick outfields the bowlers have their work cut out for them to keep any team under 300. Tournament hosts England were the main beneficiaries after launching the competition with an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday.

Author: 0 Modric: This Madrid side can win more UCLs

With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in. Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was delighted Welsh star Gareth Bale was able to play his part in the club's Champions League success. Real Madrid deserved to win in the second half.

Sport Murray beats Del Potro in straight sets
Author: 0 Murray beats Del Potro in straight sets

Murray is a three-time Grand Slam title victor and was the runner-up at Roland Garros a year ago . To be playing him this early on in a Slam is not easy, but it can be a very positive thing. The Scot had battled back from a break down to get to the tie-break, during which a back-and-forth battle saw both men squander set points until Del Potro thought he had escaped another one with a fierce shot down the line.

Sport Yankees give up pair of late homers, fall to Blue Jays
Author: 0 Yankees give up pair of late homers, fall to Blue Jays

Stroman allowed five hits in six innings, and Severino gave up six hits in seven innings. Toronto jetted west to Oakland after Sunday's game to begin a six-game, seven-day road trip against the A's and Mariners. It was the first homer given up by Severino since May 7. The 429-foot blast, his 14th of the season, ended a 15-inning scoring drought at the hands of the Yankees.

Author: 0 Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio

After the game, the 27-year-old described how special it was to win the Champions League in his hometown of Cardiff - and declared his hunger for more success with the Galacticos in the future. "No I don't think Juve has reached the end of a cycle at all", Allegri said. "It has been an incredible end to the season by us". "I think we feel that we are an unbelievable team".

Author: 0 Predators fans bring 'It's all your fault' chant to Stanley Cup Finals

The quote seemed frivolous considering the Predators were down 2-0 in the series and outscored 9-4 in their previous two Stanley Cup Final games. Certainly a change in style from the Penguins, who lead the best of seven series 2-1, but not necessarily in style or even substance.

Sport In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris
Author: 0 In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

The eighth-seeded Nishikori was leading 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-3 when rain stopped play on Saturday, but was clearly struggling with a wrist injury and had also had treatment on his back as the 21-year-old Chung rallied. She said: "I lost confidence, and my opponent was on home turf, so it created a lot of tension". "I knew I had to change something to beat him today, so I think I made some adjustments to make little better than yesterday".

Author: 0 Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

He carded a 68 to finish at 13-under-par 275, becoming the second Ohio-born player to win the prestigious event after Jack Nicklaus, the tournament's host and founder. "Yesterday was not my best day", Dufner said. The 20-year-old Italian held of defending champion Matthew Fitzpatrick (68) and fellow Englishmen Chris Wood (72).

Author: 0 Cavs' LeBron James on criticial media: 'I really don't hear the noise'

The 9,440-square-foot home is not James' primary residence. He took time to do that again at a press conference earlier this week ahead of the NBA Finals . His mother, Mamie Till, insisted on a public, open-casket funeral to show the brutality of her son's murder. "We've got a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African Americans until we feel equal in America".

Author: 0 Jos Buttler celebrates naked as Mumbai Indians win the IPL

Mumbai Indians prevailed in the IPL 2017 Finals and defeated the Rising Pune Super Giants by just 1 run. It also places Rohit Sharma as the first captain to win three IPL championships. We wanted Malinga to be in the fray and we knew somewhere down the line, the experience will count. Johnson, we knew his slower ball and off-cutters, taking the ball away from right-handers, would make him hard especially if he had to be hit against the wind.

Author: 0 Security Forces Kill 8 PKK Militants in Eastern Turkey

The Turkish government considers the Syrian Kurdish force a terrorist group, and is anxious that the weapons will be used to support Turkish Kurdish militants who have been battling for autonomy for more than three decades. The SDF is a Kurdish-Syrian Arab alliance including fighters from the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara views as a "terror group" linked to Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) separatists inside Turkey.

Sport But could be last as Arsenal boss
Author: 0 But could be last as Arsenal boss

The Gunners boss has come in for stinging condemnation from a host of his ex-players following a poor season and has yet to publicly announce if he will remain at the helm beyond next month. At that stage, with Liverpool being held at home by Middlesbrough, it looked as though Arsenal could yet squeeze into the top four but as news filtered through that Liverpool had gone ahead, those hopes faded.

Sport New NFL rules shorten overtime and provide leniency on celebrations
Author: 0 New NFL rules shorten overtime and provide leniency on celebrations

According to NFL Research , 22 of the league's 83 overtime periods over the past five years have lasted at least 10 minutes. The NFL has announced that it will relax the rules governing penalties for excessive celebrations , allowing some behaviors that had been prohibited before, while keeping penalties for some types of celebrating in place.

Author: 0 Nicky Hayden remains 'very critical' in hospital

Nicky's charm and character meant he was a much loved rider not only in the MotoGP paddock but in every racing paddock across the world. Our thoughts and condolences are with the Hayden family at this time. The famous American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden was not able to survive after a awful accident. As a MotoGP fan who was watching during Hayden's de-throning of Rossi, who had moved to Yamaha after a falling-out with Honda, I can say that Hayden made memories for a lot of us.

Author: 0 French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

Although maybe not, considering how Kerber has fared lately. "If you are losing, it's always tough to (enjoy ) the game", Kerber said. And the expectations are also from me really big because I know what I can do, what I did previous year.

Author: 0 Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

Barely had the celebrations died down from Ronaldo's opener, than Croatian striker Mandzukic equalised in spectacular fashion with one of the great Champions League goals. No such questions can be levelled at Real after this latest triumph. For Juventus, it remains a paltry two wins from nine finals. But it was impossible to ignore Ronaldo, as his team mate Toni Kroos was quick to point out.