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Sport Murray hoping to make the most of last few competitions
Author: 0 Murray hoping to make the most of last few competitions

He added: "Most of the players are travelling with physios now, spending a lot more time working in the gym to protect their bodies from the kind of pounding you give it on the court as well. Murray became the first Briton to win the tournament a couple of times since Francis Gordon Lowe, who was champion in 1913, 1914 and 1925. Assessing his chances of triumphing at Wimbledon again to equal the great Fred Perry with three triumphs at the All England Club , he said: "It would be ...

Sport Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association crown with street parade
Author: 0 Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association crown with street parade

Bay Area fans will have the opportunity to see and hear their superstar players in person, with NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson , and Draymond Green. Durant is so dedicated to winning multiple championships that he is reportedly considering taking less money from the team in order to free up space to re-sign key reserves like Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala .

Author: 0 Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate . Later, the two-time reigning MVP took off his new National Basketball Association champions hat and studied it briefly before pulling it on again, backward. "We've overcome a lot of doubts", said Tulio Zelada, 28, a San Francisco resident who attended the parade. Warriors guard Klay Thompson was throwing T-shirts to fans and waving from the top of an open, double-decker bus.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

While I still hoped and believed Lebron could lift the Cavaliers to another championship, in reality, they never had a chance. These are the first Finals where four players averaged scoring 25 points per game. "You don't force anybody to have to take that approach, but at the end of the day, we know what's best for us as a group going forward and we're going to do whatever we can to keep this team together.

Sport NBA suspends Monta Ellis, Reggie Bullock for violating drug policy
Author: 0 NBA suspends Monta Ellis, Reggie Bullock for violating drug policy

The NBA only hands out five-game suspensions when a player is caught using marijuana for a third time. Ellis is in the middle of a four-year deal with the Pacers he signed in 2015. Should Detroit choose to tender the qualifying offer , Bullock will become a restricted free agent and the Pistons will retain the right to match offer any offer sheet he receives.

Sport Kohli stars in India run-spree against Pakistan
Author: 0 Kohli stars in India run-spree against Pakistan

I felt like a club batter next to him. While he was pleased with the win, Kohli was not impressed with India's fielding. So I believe in myself, I can get 30 of 10 balls as well in the end. We went with four seamers purely because we're playing Pakistan . We don't know whether they are a couple or just mere friends supporting two different teams together, but we do know that this was one of the most memorable moments in the high-voltage match that will be remembered for the longest period ...

Author: 0 Warriors to decide on White House visit 'when and if necessary'

NBA basketball, perhaps more than any other sport, is dominated by individual stars and team leaders. "My answer is, let's create more great teams". "And if there are additional changes we need to make to promote competitive balance, we will".

Author: 0 Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

As champions of the Euro 2016, Portugal are participating in their first-ever Confederations Cup . A source claims Ronaldo "feels great indignation" with all the conjecture about his tax affairs and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations - which he contests - and has made a decision to leave Spain.

Author: 0 US Open at a glance

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. "It's not easy by any means, it's the U.S. Open", he said. But Thomas was more focused on the 63 than the par record for the Open . With four birdies on his final six holes, McIlroy finished strong, but his 1-under 71 couldn't erase his opening 78 and he missed the cut by four shots.

Author: 0 Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

I'm sure we will have a conversation about it pretty soon". "Trump couldn't be more ill-suited to be president, because he's a blowhard ", coach Steve Kerr said back in May. "Let us enjoy that and we will figure it out". "That's not what's important, my take on that". Dub Nation hooted and cheered for its favorite basketball players, toting signs like "We are the champions", "Gold blooded", "Splash bros are my heroes", "Draymond's got his game on" and "All hail JaVale".

Author: 0 Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

McIlroy and Day needed low rounds to have any chance of advancing to the weekend, and neither was able to produce anything near what was necessary. Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80.

Author: 0 Failure to adapt to conditions was England's downfall, says Eoin Morgan

England made one change from the team which beat Australia in the group stage, bringing in Bairstow for out-of-form opener Jason Roy . Bairstow opened the batting for the first time , and survived a close-call for leg-before in the first over and two dropped chances afterward.

Author: 0 US Open 2017: Four tied for lead heading into the weekend

The 34-year-old out of Oklahoma State has risen all the way to No. 8 in the world ranking, up from 108 just one year ago. Dustin Johnson . Rory McIlroy . None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. Spieth is pinning much of his hope on predicted blustery conditions, and the timing with which they are supposed to arrive, on both Saturday and Sunday.

Sport India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final
Author: 0 India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

As it has been throughout the tournament, the odds continue to be stacked against Ahmed's boys in the final as well. Summing it up, captain Sarfraz Ahmed could be risky for India . "We were written off totally, and probably rightly so, after the Indian clash because we were shambolic". I think we can see our style and method catching up with the rest of the world because we're being exposed to it now.

Author: 0 India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

Amir was earlier forced to sit-out during his side's massive eight-wicket win over England in the first semi- final of the eight-team event at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday. "Positive thinking helps me think positive about the game", Kohli said about his own batting. Going to big games like this, we will be treating it like we treated our last game.

Sport Il comune chiede aiuto al Benevento calcio per ristrutturare il Vigorito
Author: 0 Il comune chiede aiuto al Benevento calcio per ristrutturare il Vigorito

Intanto, ieri, in città è giunto anche Carlo Longhi, ex arbitro nazionale e internazionale, che attualmente è responsabile per la Figc della Commissione Impianti Sportivi che, per l'appunto, supervisiona quegli stadi deputati ad ospitare i vari campionati, sottolineando esigenze e carenze quando un club passa da una categoria inferiore a quella superiore.

Sport Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal
Author: 0 Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

But Nadal's 10th title at Roland Garros is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the incredible nature of his success. Rafael Nadal has been given a replica of the French Open trophy to mark his 10 titles at Roland Garros. They also won the Australian Open in 2015 and this January, along with the U.S. Open last September. Wawrinka's frustration boiled over as he smashed his racquet on the clay - snapping it over his knee for good measure - moments before losing the second set.

Author: 0 Bangladesh, NZ hopes on the line

New Zealand will look to revive their Champions Trophy campaign by beating England in Cardiff on Tuesday after a frustrating start to the one-day global tournament. Following their wash-out when well-placed against Australia, New Zealand need to beet Bangladesh in their last group match and hope England defeat the Aussies.

Author: 0 Trump transition team told to preserve Russian Federation documents

Information on former campaign manager Paul Manafort , former adviser Carter Page , former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , business partner of Manafort's Rick Gates, and Roger Stone , who is called an informal Trump adviser in the document, is also being sought in the memo.

Author: 0 Draymond Green, Warriors eager to win on Cavs' home court

The Cavaliers , on their home court for the first time in the series, led 113-107 with three minutes to go after swingman JR Smith knocked down a pivotal triple, but they proved to be the home team's last points of the night. Asked if he thought the Warriors had taken the best shot Cleveland had to give, James said, "It's so hard to say, but for me personally, I gave everything I had, so win, lose or draw you live with the results".

Author: 0 The mighty recovery of Paul Casey puts him in US Open mix

Casey, who had shot a six-under-par 66 on Thursday, came unstuck with a disastrous triple bogey eight on the 14th after teeing off on the 10th hole. "So, it should be a fun weekend". "There were a couple of loose swings out there, but when you shoot 65, you can take those". The trio made the cut. Perhaps the 39-year-old now will after a battling display which seems to have added another string to his already well-bolstered bow.

Sport Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland
Author: 0 Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland

England captain Harry Kane was proud of the way his side dug deep to avoid a chastening defeat to Scotland . Speaking about captaining the Three Lions , Kane admitted that it was the " most special moment " of his career thus far. "It was a game we should win and were in total control of, but two moments of brilliant quality from them turned it on its head in seconds", he said on ITV1.

Sport Bafana playing Zambia in friendly after AFCON qualifier with Nigeria
Author: 0 Bafana playing Zambia in friendly after AFCON qualifier with Nigeria

South Africa only defeated the Eagles 2-1 in a friendly affair in Johannesburg on November 17, 2004, with Baxter, who was their coach, dishing out instructions from the dugout. Although the Eagles are highly favoured to come out victorious, the former Roda JC of Holland star said they must not take anything for granted. "But Nigeria is a strong side, we need to respect them and show real character", he added.

Author: 0 DUP deal: Tories 'steadfastly' committed to N. Irish peace process

The EU will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, European Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday. Mr Brokenshire insisted the Government would honour its commitments in the Good Friday Agreement and warned that time was running out if powersharing was to be restored and a return to direct rule from Westminster avoided.

Sport Goalkeeper Donnarumma decides to leave AC Milan
Author: 0 Goalkeeper Donnarumma decides to leave AC Milan

Donnarumma signed for Milan's youth team in 2013 before making his senior debut in 2015 at just 16 years old. Ronaldo, meanwhile, is reportedly keen to leave Madrid amid scrutiny in Spain over his tax affairs. It is expected that Donnarumma will succeed Buffon as the goalkeeper for Italy , and Marotta also hopes to make him Buffon's heir at Juve. "The owners do not want to accept any offers".

Author: 0 I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

The last time Day missed a cut in a major was the 2012 PGA Championship, just a month after his son was born. It's just that you've got to keep it in the short grass, out of that fescue, don't make any bogies. Brooks Koepka looked like he might be the man to lead the way on nine under, but two bogeys on the back nine meant he was at 7 under and still very much in the hunt.

Author: 0 Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title

One pregnant fan even painted the Warriors' logo on her stomach. The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback previous year. Then it was Golden State's turn again, taking the title in five games. Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas did not visit the White House to meet with President Obama after the Bruins won the Stanley Cup to demonstrate his displeasure with the U.S.

Sport Dalma Maradona risponde a Dani Alves
Author: 0 Dalma Maradona risponde a Dani Alves

Ho guardato la sua intervista, diceva che non si possono paragonare Messi e mio padre. Ma, evidentemente, non a Dani Alves . Poi lei si poneva la domanda sui Palloni d'Oro che avrebbe vinto mio padre. Il Mondiale, Maradona con la sua Argentina , non l'ha vinto solo con il famoso gol della "mano di Dio", ma ha realizzato anche uno dei gol più belli della storia del calcio contro l'Inghilterra .

Author: 0 UK Treasury Chief: Economy Should be Main Focus in Brexit

DUP leader Arlene Foster insisted that any deal with the Conservatives would not undermine the province's peace accords. Foster said talks with May would continue into next week. She also said that the talks with May's party had covered corporation tax and same sex marriage. May's plans included Britain's departure from the single market, as well as spelling out that no deal would be better than a bad deal, as far as the government was concerned.

Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

The Warriors' rejection of the White House's invitation builds on the sentiment expressed by several New England Patriots who announced they would not attend the Trump White House ceremony in April. Later, he was straightforward and serious: "We were heartbroken last year, but this year was our turn". "We will handle that accordingly and responsibly and do the right thing for us individually and as a group".

Author: 0 Il retroscena: Bernardeschi, ecco cosa ha detto l'Inter all'agente

Ovviamente, però, se si è intenzionati ad avviare una trattativa vera e propria bisogna anche allacciare i primi contatti senza perder troppo tempo. Di sicuro, però, l'Inter non ha mollato la presa e stamattina ha voluto incontrare l'agente a Milano .

Author: 0 Italia U.21, Di Biagio: "Possiamo farcela. Donnarumma? Non sarà condizionato"

Il tecnico, inoltre, elogia gli avversari: " La Danimarca è cresciuta tantissimo". Chi si è aggregato a noi ha una gran voglia. Ad agitare la vigilia azzurra ci ha pensato il 'caso Donnarumma' con il portiere del Milan che ha deciso di non rinnovare il proprio contratto con la società rossonera.

Author: 0 Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

The Russia amendment was added to the sanctions bill in a 97-2 vote on Wednesday. "What we have heard from experts in the intel community: They've warned us that if Russian Federation gets a pass on this , that it will interfere in future USA elections", Shaheen says.