• Sloane Stephens books French Open final spot after beating Madison Keys
Sloane Stephens books French Open final spot after beating Madison Keys

Open final. She next play fellow American Stephens, who produced a clinical performance to down Kasatkina, the conqueror of world No 2 Caroline Wozniacki , on Court Philippe Chatrier. Zverev's previous Grand Slam best was reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon past year. The Spaniard will be up against Juan Martin del Potro, who overcame Marin...

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  • Kwiatkowski regains overall Dauphine lead
Kwiatkowski regains overall Dauphine lead

Kwiatkowski said his Sky team handled the technically hard team time trial course with verve. Team Sky - looking to win the race for the sixth time in eight years - finished the 35km stage in 36 minutes 33 seconds. Like Mitchelton-Scott, they have a solid time trial line-up with Michal Kwiatkowski, Geraint Thomas and Gianni Moscon. "I thought...

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  • English FA announces winter break
English FA announces winter break

Each weekend during the break will feature five Premier League matches on the first weekend and five on the following weekend. The FA Cup fifth round will also be moved, though the three other divisions of the English Football League will continue as normal.

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  • Tactical change helps Halep reach French Open semis
Tactical change helps Halep reach French Open semis

On Court Suzanne Lenglen, Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were level at 5-5 in the opening set of the other last-eight clash. Muguruza maintained her momentum with a break in the first game of the second set, but the Spaniard was broken to love in the next game when she netted after a rasping forehand from Sharapova landed just inside t...

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  • Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final
Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final

He buckled at 5-5 though and sent a backhand long on break point, leaving Del Potro to serve for the match, which he did easily as Cilic sent three more backhands out. And yet, insists Nadal: "I just go on court knowing that every match is hard, and I can lose and I can win". In Sunday's final, Thiem will face either No.

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  • Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali
Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali

President Donald Trump worked overtime to stay at top of the news cycle this morning, announcing he might pardon Muhammad Ali, revealing details of his wife's surgery, and arguing to return Russian Federation to the G-7 summit. He said he had been in contact with the widow after Trump's comments and they chose to issue a statement on behalf of th...

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  • Dominic Thiem ends Cecchinato fairytale to reach French Open final
Dominic Thiem ends Cecchinato fairytale to reach French Open final

Cecchinato, who had not won a match in five attempts at a Grand Slam before Roland Garros, fought valiantly against the number seven seed but ultimately the Austrian's star quality shone through. Both players contributed to an entertaining start, but Thiem quickly took control, breaking through in the opening game and then comfortably holding easil...

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  • Lanzini Out Of World Cup With Torn ACL
Lanzini Out Of World Cup With Torn ACL

Can Messi and co take them one step further this time and see them lift the trophy? Sampaoli originally named a 35-man provisional squad for Russian Federation and will likely select a replacement from the 12 players he dropped for his final group.

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  • Paddy Jackson signs for French Top 14 club Perpignan
Paddy Jackson signs for French Top 14 club Perpignan

However, Jackson seemed to be a better fit than the South African rugby union player, as the Belfast-native will not be required for global matches. Christian Lanta, director of Perpignan spoke highly of Jackson upon his arrival. Jackson, of course, has been on the lookout for a new club since his contract was revoked by Ulster Rugby and the IR...

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  • Harry Kane agrees new six-year deal with Tottenham worth £90MILLION
Harry Kane agrees new six-year deal with Tottenham worth £90MILLION

That deal will make him comfortably the highest paid player at a club where he scored 44 goals in all competitions this term. The announcement comes at a particularly important time for Spurs , who are due to move into their new stadium at White Hart Lane next season.

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  • Tyson Fury 'on course' for Manchester comeback vs Sefer Seferi
Tyson Fury 'on course' for Manchester comeback vs Sefer Seferi

He said: "There's been plenty of come forward aggressors throwing big bombs, there's been plenty of boxers on the back foot, but when has there ever been a 6ft 9in switch-hitter with the confidence of Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather rolled into one?" "There has never, ever been anyone like me".

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  • Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon
Muhammad Ali: President Trump mulls draft dodging pardon

He famously said, "I ain't got no quarrel with them Vietcong". However, when Trump was asked by a reporter if he is thinking about pardoning OJ Simpson he said, "No, I'm not thinking about pardoning OJ", according to The Oakland Press . Trump in recent weeks has used his unilateral presidential powers to pardon several people, including another ...

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  • Thanks to Warriors’ Game 3 win, we all get a free taco
Thanks to Warriors’ Game 3 win, we all get a free taco

Some fine print: "Participating Taco Bell restaurant managers reserve the right to deny Free Taco to any person they reasonably believe has already received a Taco or has engaged in any other fraudulent activity". If the Warriors win the finals, it will be their third National Basketball Association title in four years. Golden State beat Cleveland ...

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  • UFC star CM Punk addresses wrestling return rumours ahead of All In
UFC star CM Punk addresses wrestling return rumours ahead of All In

It's not like I'm exhausted of training and I'm sick of training and I wish I was doing something else or I have my eyes set on doing movies or becoming a pro golfer or working in the mailroom somewhere. Maybe not. I don't look past Saturday. I literally would take every day step-by-step. But, as weird as it sounds, I'll be fine fighting, but j...

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  • Belgium cruise past Egypt to settle FIFA World Cup 2018 nerves
Belgium cruise past Egypt to settle FIFA World Cup 2018 nerves

Egyptian fans will be able to watch the team's final training prior to their departure on Sunday morning to Grozny, Egypt's base for the World Cup . Salah missed out on Egypt's final World Cup warm-up match on Wednesday night. Belgium's World Cup campaign begins against Panama on June 18, before they also face Tunisia and England.

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  • Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title

The Cavs didn't go away quietly past year when they fell into a 3-0 hole. LeBron James explained how he has had to shoulder a bigger burden on the offensive end because of those trades and the fact that they took some of the other potential "playmakers" off the roster.

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  • Conte rejects Real Madrid to respect Chelsea contract
Conte rejects Real Madrid to respect Chelsea contract

While Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri and Chelsea's Antonio Conte remain on the list, the club has apparently started to look at other options. The Frenchman made over 200 appearances for the club as a player before his retirement in 2006 and coached Real Madrid Castilla - the club's reserve side - before graduating to manager of the senio...

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  • Chris Paul Wants Max Deal Which Could Hurt Rockets in LeBron Race
Chris Paul Wants Max Deal Which Could Hurt Rockets in LeBron Race

Coming into the 2017-18 National Basketball Association regular season, Brook Lopez figured to be the focal point of the Los Angeles Lakers' offense on a young team. If the Houston front office wants to keep the 33-year-old veteran, it sounds like they'll have to go all out. He grew up in L.A., and when he left in his plan was that he would be ...

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  • Simona Halep battles past Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final
Simona Halep battles past Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final

Muguruza , considered the slight favourite by many, handed her serve over in the first game with a double fault on break point and Halep raced 5-0 ahead in the opening set. But play was stopped with Nadal at 5-3, 30-15. In the other quarterfinal, Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were into the tiebreak and at 5-5. "I have another chance to be i...

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  • Refreshed Rafael Nadal surges into French Open semifinals
Refreshed Rafael Nadal surges into French Open semifinals

Del Potro was unable to hold back the tears upon completing his upset of Cilic, returning to a Grand Slam semi for the first time since last year's U.S. "Then I changed a little bit of tactics and it worked". "After the stop for rain I played more aggressively and I m very happy to be back in the semi-finals here".

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