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Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams out at French Open

Throw in the fact that world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals a year ago, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's trophy hoisted high above her head. Wozniacki will next face Latvia teenager Jelena Ostapenko , who beat No. 23 seed Samantha Stosur 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 of Australia. Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more noise.

Sport Snippet of LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Secret Rap Song Released
Author: 0 Snippet of LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Secret Rap Song Released

As legend has it, stashed away somewhere is a 6-year-old, never-before released hip-hop track by James and Durant. Both players are music junkies, and in between workouts they made a decision to kill some time by writing their own lyrics and heading to the booth, sources told ESPN .

Author: 0 Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

Leonardo Bonucci admits that Juventus' defeat to Real Madrid was especially bitter as they believed it was their time to taste Champions League glory. "Buffon will still be goalie next season and Barzagli with be with us for another year". "We've made history and, there you go, we're the best team in the world - it's fantastic".

Sport Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years
Author: 0 Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

An wonderful season, we've won trophies. "Next year will be even more hard". "Again, I've had an fantastic season", Ronaldo said. "Numbers don't lie", he said, while quickly making a u-turn a few minutes later when it comes to his age of 32: "Age is just a number".

Sport UFFICIALE: il primo colpo di mercato della Fiorentina è Vitor Hugo
Author: 0 UFFICIALE: il primo colpo di mercato della Fiorentina è Vitor Hugo

All'interno della nota, poi, la Fiorentina ha svelato i dettagli del contratto: "Il nuovo difensore viola firmerà un contratto di 4 anni con opzione per il quinto dopo essersi sottoposto alle visite mediche di rito, che inizieranno nel pomeriggio di domani, martedì 6 giugno".

Sport Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win
Author: 0 Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

Afterwards, there was emotion in the voice of the world No 1 as he used his on-court interview to send a message of support to those affected by the recent atrocities. The 53rd-ranked Khachanov made 38 unforced errors, compared to only 14 for Murray. Wawrinka is through to the last eight at Roland Garros for the fourth time after ending French hopes of a first men's singles champion in Paris since 1983.

Sport Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes in on Murray clash
Author: 0 Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes in on Murray clash

Murray won the Olympic final in Rio in four hours to successfully defend his London 2012 crown before del Potro defeated the Scot in five hours in Glasgow in the Davis Cup semifinals. He has begun working with coach Sebastien Grosjean, and said: "We both know that I've just got to practice". Yes, it's something I constantly try to get better at.

Author: 0 MotoGp, Italia: Valentino Rossi secondo alla griglia di partenza

Jorge Lorenzo , su Ducati, ha concluso con il 13esimo tempo (+0.921). Settimo Zarco e ottavo Lorenzo . Nella prima fila del Gran Premio d'Italia 2017 ci sarà anche Andrea Dovizioso . Lo spettacolo del Mugello con Valentino Rossi in pista caratterizza la domenica di sport in tv. "Onestamente Dovizioso era davvero molto forte oggi ed era difficile riprenderlo e mi ha spinto davvero al limite, quindi sono molto contento perché ho evitato una caduta".

Sport Warriors sweep away Spurs, make NBA Finals again
Author: 0 Warriors sweep away Spurs, make NBA Finals again

Australian Patty Mills could have played his last game for San Antonio after the Spurs were sent packing in the NBA Western Conference finals. They are a ideal 12-0 in the playoffs. This isn't the first time that Lacob has expressed such confidence to the media. The Cavaliers mounted the historic comeback that ended with them winning the first title in franchise history.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard in London for surgery on fractured ankle

The 26-year-old picked up the injury at the National Football Centre in Tubize on Sunday, and was ruled out of the upcoming friendly with Czech Republic and World Cup qualifier with Estonia . Real beat Juventus 4-1 to win Europe's top competition for a 12th time and claim a third Champions League crown in four years. "I'm at one of the best clubs in the world and I think I'm gonna stay for a couple of years.

Author: 0 MotoGp in tv, Gran Premio d'Italia: diretta dal Mugello in chiaro

Dalle notizie raccolte nelle ultime ore, Valentino sta migliorando ed il dolore sta via via scemando, ma il dubbio sulla sua partecipazione al gran premio d'Italia rimane. Per riposare il più a lungo possibile e accelerare la ripresa Rossi ha cancellato la sua presenza alla conferenza stampa di oggi: il suo posto a fianco dei designati Maverick Vinales , Dani Pedrosa , Andrea Dovizioso e Johann Zarco è stato preso da Andrea Iannone .

Sport Randolph Middle student qualifies for Scripps spelling bee finals
Author: 0 Randolph Middle student qualifies for Scripps spelling bee finals

Edith Fuller , 6, from Tulsa, Okla., waits to spell her word in the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Wednesday, May 31, 2017. If two or three spellers remain on stage at the end of 25 rounds, the speller with the highest score on the tiebreaker test will be declared the national champion.

Sport MotoGP, Vinales Dovizioso incredibile, Petrucci mi ha sorpreso
Author: 0 MotoGP, Vinales Dovizioso incredibile, Petrucci mi ha sorpreso

Il forlivese della Ducati , scattato al via dal terzo posto in griglia, mette il sigillo su un weekend perfetto a dieci giri dalla bandiera a scacchi. "Mi è dispiaciuto non essere salito sul podio - ha proseguito il 'Dottore' - ma sono contento per Petrucci perché è un mio amico, mi sta simpatico e poi ha fatto una gara incredibile".

Author: 0 School choir joins Ariana Grande at 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert

Ariana Grande bravely returned to Manchester for a benefit concert on Sunday, honoring the attack's victims and survivors. For more from the touching concert, watch the clip below. Grande seemed overcome by emotion throughout the show which came less than 24 hours after seven people were killed and 48 injured in a terror attack in London Bridge .

Author: 0 Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With Another Rout

Curry's highlight for posterity capped an electrifying 1:22 span in the third quarter. Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in the opener and Love had a big day in Game 2 , but starters Tristan Thompson and J.R. He has attended team meetings but watched all but three playoff games from the locker room as his team swatted aside Portland, Utah and San Antonio.

Sport Valentino Rossi:
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi: "Non ce la facevo più"

Il " Dottore " è arrivato in Toscana acciaccato per le conseguenze di un incidente avvenuto la settimana scorsa mentre si allenava con una moto da cross, ma nell'arco del weekend aveva dato la sensazione di poter dire la sua nella lotta per la vittoria.

Author: 0 Johnson extends track record with 11th win at Dover

As Miller noted, both instances over the weekend appeared to be human error - for Busch, his pit crew dropped the jack before the lug nuts on the left-rear tire were secured; for Briscoe, the team's airgun appeared to inadvertently be set in reverse.

Author: 0 LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

They went to a smaller lineup that contributed to Golden State committing 20 turnovers a game after tying a Finals record with four. "Much more physical today than we were in Game One". Ever since, Green's suspension has been cited as a key turning point - if not the turning point - in the series. "Steph made a great move, got by him and finished.

Author: 0 Finn in for Woakes in England cricket team

Both Finn and Roland-Jones featured in England's one-day worldwide defeat by South Africa at Lord's - a match where Woakes was rested as he recovered from a thigh problem. Bangladesh were defeated in their opening match against England by eight wickets despite posting a decent score of 6-305. "I copped quite a few short ones", he said.

Author: 0 RugbyL: NSW rock Queensland with big win in Origin opener

That they would come back. "We've got to try and limit those opportunities we give Queensland by making sure that we're disciplined". Jake Trbojevic was outstanding on debut while Wade Graham was one of the best players on the field in the second half while a fresh Jack Bird wreaked late havoc.

Sport Ko still No.1 despite rankings blunder
Author: 0 Ko still No.1 despite rankings blunder

However, once official rankings were produced this morning, a technical bug in the projection tool was found and addressed, keeping Ko atop the rankings. When the rankings were run today, that event correctly dropped from the rankings' 104-week cycle and reduced the total number of events for both players by one (Ko 50 events; Jutanugarn 57 events) which resulted in average world ranking points of 8.37 for Ko and 8.36 for Jutanugarn.

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

Green was at the podium with Kevin Durant following the Warriors' big win , and was asked how he's been able to restrain himself emotionally to this point of the series. Players appreciate him, the staff does, I certainly do. "Whether it's Mike or me, we're doing the same stuff", Kerr said. It's actually 50-4, following then-assistant Luke Walton's 39-4 mark to start the 2015-16 season.

Author: 0 Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

The Bianconeri equalised in the 26th minute via a stunning Mario Mandzukic goal, but a dominant Real second half put them behind the eightball and resulted in a second final loss in three years - both against Spanish opposition. "Three Champions Leagues in four seasons isn't too bad". "It's not the moment to speak about that", he said when asked about such criticism. "I still have one more year on my contract, so that means I have one more chance of winning the Champions League", he told ...

Sport Valentino Rossi:
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi: "Mi hanno condizionato i problemi fisici"

La gara italiana si preannuncia dunque elettrizzante e potrebbe regalare un grande spettacolo ai tifosi. Come tattica avrei voluto aspettare gli ultimi dieci giri, ma quando ho dovuto recuperare la posizione su Petrucci , ho iniziato a spingere.

Author: 0 Red Sox's Price earns 1st win

After hitting four home runs in the series opener Thursday, the Orioles used the long ball to take control against Porcello (3-7). Benintendi tied the game 3-3 in the third inning with a solo blast to right. "He's improved throughout the day", manager John Farrell said yesterday. Porcello went 22-4 previous year but this season has allowed at least eight hits in seven of 12 starts - including each of the last five.

Sport Eight Ireland Players Included For Lions' Clash With Blues
Author: 0 Eight Ireland Players Included For Lions' Clash With Blues

Yeah, I think with the intensity you can not lose the ball, or otherwise they're going to punish you. "We have a few work ons from last weekend and we know we need to be more clinical", Gatland said. Payne knows what's coming, whether on the pitch or from the stands, and he'll take it in his usual laid-back style. They're an unforgiving bunch and they'd love to see me get smashed by someone probably.

Sport Buckeyes, Thad Matta parting ways after 13 seasons
Author: 0 Buckeyes, Thad Matta parting ways after 13 seasons

Craft was part of a Sweet 16 team, a Final Four team and an Elite Eight team during his time at Ohio State. 247Sports reported earlier Monday that Matta would coach for another year and then retire. "We started talking about that on Friday [and] the flow of the conversation took me to the reality". When asked if he was finished coaching, Matta said, "Never say never".

Author: 0 Brits, Kiwis advance to next round in America's Cup prelims

Sir Ben Ainslie's British boat Land Rover BAR enjoyed a day of fluctuating fortunes as America's Cup qualifiers continued in the Great Sound yesterday when winds remained light, barely above the six knots required for racing. Spithill knows how valuable wins are in the match. New Zealand are seeking to avenge their 2013 defeat by Oracle Team USA, which is bank-rolled by Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison , in San Francisco.

Sport Smith slams Aussie quicks after washout
Author: 0 Smith slams Aussie quicks after washout

An undercooked Australian attack was bludgeoned by Luke Ronchi (65 off 43), then clinically dismantled by Kane Williamson (100 off 97) in a match that eventually ended up as a washout due to the incessant rain at Edgbaston. "But we've obviously got to be better in these shorter tournaments from ball one". New Zealand , on the other hand, can be argued as favourites after playing ODI series against Ireland and South Africa.

Sport Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals

Next up against Nadal is 20th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta, who knocked off No. 5 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 8-6. The rain delay suited Kei Nishikori as he recovered to beat Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-6, 6-4 when their third round match resumed at the French Open.

Author: 0 Sailing: New Zealand handed America's Cup lead by broken British wing

He's struggled for speed on his 50-foot foiling catamaran and been involved in three crashes, including a spectacular one on the first day of the qualifiers that nearly sank his boat. Ainslie has rallied before, both in winning Olympic gold medals and in helping Oracle Team USA win eight straight races to come back from an 8-1 deficit against Team New Zealand in the 2013 America's Cup on San Francisco Bay.

Sport Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case
Author: 0 Ex-MMA fighter gets 36 years to life in kidnap, beating case

The 35-year-old will be 71 years old by the time he gets the opportunity at parole. At sentencing Mack told District Judge Elissa Cadish that she fears Koppenhaver will kill her if he is released. Is a life sentence too high a price? "This sends a pretty strong message". The enraged fighter attacked his ex-girlfriend, former porn star Christy Mack , after finding her in bed with another man at their Las Vegas home in 2014.

Author: 0 Svitolina reaches fourth round in Paris

Her compatriot made the Australian Open semi-finals in January, 18 years after she was in the last four at Wimbledon . Ukraine's Elina Svitolina dug deep to produce her best tennis in adversity, beating Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 4-6 6-3 7-5 to book a quarter-final spot.

Author: 0 Minister offers condolences on bomb that killed 90 in Kabul

Afghan officials said the explosives were packed in a sewage tanker. President Nazarbayev was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of the terrorist act in the Afghan capital Kabul . The Afghan Intelligence agency, NDS, in a brief statement , has blamed the Haqqani network, which allegedly is based in neighboring Pakistan and fighting alongside the Taliban.