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Nadal crushes Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

She is taking the rest of this year off because she is pregnant. "I missed playing Wimbledon again [last year], so I hope that my knees will hold up well and that I can have the preparation that I really need and want", he said. Nadal has played 10 tournaments thus far this season, and only Stan Wawrinka can equal that tally in the top five ranked players on the ATP Tour. Read More »

Champs-Elysees attacker 'had Polish roots'

The fact he had an arms permit despite being on the terror watchlist has shocked many in France including the country's prime minister Edouard Philippe, who suggested he's only found out such a situation could arise. Police warned the public to stay away from the Champs-Elysees, a popular tourist attraction. The officer's injuries were not serious. An attacker defending Islamic State shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees in April, days before a presidential election, ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo devant la justice le 31 juillet — Espagne

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Il n'a pas tari d'éloges sur le Portugais quatre fois Ballon d'Or , dont trois au Real Madrid et un à Manchester United , club qui aimerait bien le récupérer selon la presse. "Je n'ai pas encore parlé avec Cristiano Ronaldo ". Tebas s'est ensuite dit certain de l'"innocence" de Ronaldo . Le candidat doit en plus être capable de garantir sur son patrimoine personnel une partie du budget du club, une condition qui restreint de fait le nombre de prétendants possibles. Read More »

Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit in Confederations Cup

Portugal had an early effort controversially disallowed by the video referees but they eventually took the lead after 34 minutes through Ricardo Quaresma after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal. With that, the result now gives both of the teams one point, a fair result. "We are professionals. We are just thinking about doing our best in the Confederations Cup and to go as far as we can in this tournament", Pepe said when asked whether the situation ... Read More »

Portugal looks to return to winning ways

Mexico had a solid start to its Confederations Cup campaign, drawing 2-2 to Portugal in the first match day of the competition. Hector Moreno scored in added time to earn a point for the Mexicans five minutes after Cedric put the Portuguese in front. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of cussing Mexico

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio is confident his side can contain New Zealand's "All Blacks spirit" as El Tri look to move a step closer to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with victory in Sochi. Southampton full-back Cedric Soares has admitted that he is "very happy" to have scored his first Portugal goal against Mexico on Sunday. "I think we were superior, we created more chances and we leave the field frustrated", Cedric said. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko Powers Into Final, To Meet Simona Halep

She has come from a set behind on three separate occasions against some of the game's biggest names - such as Samantha Stosur and Caroline Wozniacki . It really is all to play for! Her first-serve percentage was up at 71% and she won 79% of points behind it. Coming into Thursday, Halep led Pliskova 4-1 head-to-head and upped that mark to 5-1 lifetime with the victory. Read More »

Watch Rafa Win 2017 French Open Over Stan Wawrinka

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For me the nerves, the adrenaline that I feel when I play in this court is impossible to compare to another feeling. "I don't care about the games I lost or not, or sets, these kind of things - the only thing I care is I have been playing very well during the whole event, and I was able to win all the matches", Nadal said . Read More »

Portugal vs Mexico: VAR not working well - Santos

A convincing win over New Zealand would set El Tri up brilliantly for their final match against Russian Federation as they look to book their spot in the knockout rounds. The first warning sign for New Zealand came in the seventh minute when Michael McGlinchley was forced to hack off the line after Viktor Vasin's header came back off the inside of the post. Read More »

Donald to lead Chiefs against Lions

Lions boss Warren Gatland has vowed to protect the potential squad for Saturday's first All Blacks Test by keeping the brunt of that 23 out of the firing line against the Chiefs on Tuesday . This time he will be hoping for a far better performance from his Lions team and isn't likely to be subjected to any verbal digs from Rennie. "I'm a little bit surprised by Steve Hansen, who is normally pretty calm", Gatland said. Read More »

Harry Kane proud of scoring key goal for England while being captain

And the noise level was cranked up even further three minutes later when Griffiths repeated the trick from another long-range free-kick, putting his side in sight of a priceless victory. "If you look at the fixtures we've got, we're capable of winning them all if we can perform like that". "It is annoying for them - I can't be annoyed". Read More »

Pakistan deserved to win Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli

Pakistan dominated with both bat and ball to thrash a rather off-colour India by 180 runs and lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. "It's a great team effort". That was an aberration. "A 16-team World T20 - even a 20-team World T20 - down the line is something that we would like to look at". Credit goes to my boys. Read More »

Celtics rumor roundup: Boston interested in trading for Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis

Then again, the argument can be made that Jackson and the Knicks should consider all options as they try to get out of the rut they are in. The rumors had many questioning the sanity of the Knicks' front office. So, both of those teams could be wild cards when it comes to Johnson. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical , the Knicks will start listening to rival teams' pitches for a potential deal involving Porzingis, the Latvian who has made quite a splash in the Big Apple ... Read More »

Celtics, 76ers finalize deal to swap top picks

But what do the Celtics get? If it doesn't, the Sixers will instead send a 2019 first round pick to Boston (via Sacramento). Ainge didn't rule out the possibility that Boston could utilize the No. In return, the Celtics will receive the 76ers' first-round pick this year - No. 3 overall - as well as one future first round pick. If the Celtics get the pick in 2019 ... Read More »

Elliot Daly: 'I'm ready to start first Lions Test against New Zealand'

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Two-try Jack Nowell along with England team-mates Elliot Daly , and Courtney Lawes threw their hat into the ring with eye-catching displays in Hamilton . The curtain raises on the first Test on Saturday, June 24th at 08:30 GMT. "I raised that with management and senior players and we talked that through a couple of times and decided that we weren't going to do a haka", Lee said on Wednesday. Read More »

Los Angeles, Ball seem to be match

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You can pick apart this and that. His terrific speed will make him hard to guard in the open floor and should help him defensively. 1 and 3 picks over the weekend. It was inevitable that as a Californian kid, Ball would be compared to another Californian player, Jason Kidd . The Phoenix Suns already posses a point guard in Eric Bledsoe. Read More »

Brooks Koepka sweeps to US Open victory

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By the end of day three, there had already been five rounds of 65 or lower, with the previous high in a U.S. Open tournament having been two. But he just said a few things, to just stay patient. 1 Koepka started playing golf when he was 10 years old following a auto crash that left him with facial injuries and meant he was banned from playing contact sports. Read More »

NHL is the big show in Vegas

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There's also nothing barring Vegas from making deals to select a player and trade him to another team. The 32-year-old carried the Penguins to the Eastern Conference Final while shutting down the high flying Washington Capitals. The Boston Bruins shared a quick video of their new uniforms, and they look a lot like the classic B's jerseys from over the years. "The staring contest ends". Read More »

It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

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In reply, India were all out for 158 runs in 30.3 overs. India, who holds the hosting rights for the next Champions Trophy in 2021, were thrashed by Pakistan by 180 runs in the final at The Oval last Sunday. Amir, whose career was almost ended across London by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, was in superb form after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final win over England. Read More »

Test spot still possible for back-up Lions

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Robbie Henshaw and Jared Payne slot into the midfield, suggesting two of Ben Te'o, Jonathan Joseph and Jonathan Davies will start on Saturday. "He's been accurate and he gives us a left-foot option in terms of our kicking strategy if we want to play territory and exit. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins his sixth Canadian Grand Prix title

Ninth place gave him two points, placing him 16th among 21 drivers. Sainz and Massa didn't make it out of the start, with Sainz getting clipped and then sliding into the Toro Rosso. "I tried to be aggressive and get ahead of the Ferraris", said Bottas. Vettel started on the front row but finished off the podium for the first time this year. Read More »

Gennady Golovkin says Mayweather-McGregor will not overshadow fight with Alvarez

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Alvarez, 26, also has an impressive record that has seen him win world titles in two weight divisions with one blemish ― by majority points decision to Mayweather in 2013. Stand behind the fighter that you believe in", Mayweather said about McGregor's supporters. While boxers' brands aren't exactly a big topic of conversation, most everything having to do with this August fight will be discussed. Read More »

TWEETS: The reaction to a disappointing Lions loss

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The Crusaders - who are unbeaten this season, having won all 14 games in Super Rugby - have eight All Blacks in their starting XV including captain Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg. "Probably the tighter the game went, and the more pressure that was put on, you could see what they go to - their set piece and their physicality", Robertson said. Read More »

Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

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The Krasnodar striker said: "It's very hard to build a team when you have such an individual among you as everything revolves around him". "We need to be positive, we need to be fearless". "They are a top quality side and we were under pressure from the start". I said we were not the favourites, but that we were candidates to win it. Mexico plays New Zealand in its second Confederations Cup game on Wednesday. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

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Russian Federation now sit top of Group A after beating New Zealand 2-0 in St. Petersburg on Saturday in the tournament's opening game, with Smolov scoring the second goal of the match. The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan. Russia's fast start contrasted with New Zealand seeming unsettled early in a game that began after an unusual pre-match ceremony. Read More »

Kudos to Pakistani cricket team

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The Delhi police busted a betting racket and arrested three bookies during the final match of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament between India and Pakistan, the police said on Monday. In reply India was skittled with almost 20 overs to spare. "The teams that might have taken Pakistan lightly in this event will never dare to repeat such a mistake again and whatever the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup may be like; Pakistan will be a serious contender for the trophy". Read More »

Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

In fact, Pakistan has never defeated India in a Cricket World Cup or T20 World Cup match - but the Men in Green have had better success in the Champions Trophy against their arch-rivals, splitting four meetings before Pakistan took the upper hand by winning on Sunday. Read More »

Mexico snatches draw in injury time

Still, fans, players, coaches and media were left confused in Sunday's two games by decisions - reached more slowly than expected - by referees taking advice from assistants watching multiple replays. Host Russia will face a stern test of their credentials when they play European champions Portugal in a high-stakes Group A clash of the 2017 Confederations Cup on Otkrytiye Arena on Thursday. Read More »

Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia

It began with the swap of first-round picks by the Celtics and Sixers - the Celtics moving down from No. 1 overall to No. 3 and picking up yet another asset, a first-round pick either next year or in 2019. It could be used to move Gordon Hayward to the East from Utah after he signs a max deal with the Jazz. The Celtics only gave up the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . Read More »

Hope teams will now come and play in Pakistan: Sarfraz

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India could emulate England which has played its two wicket-keeper batsmen Buttler and Bairstowe not just in the same Tests but in the ICC Champions Trophy . They said the extra ordinary performance of Pak team in the final has showed that Pakistan is rich in cricket talent and new players have the potential to fill the void. Read More »

FIFA president, Infantino insists VAR will not be scrapped

Marinovic kept New Zealand in the game with a few saves but it was pretty evident that the Oceania champions were so rocked by Russia's furious opening that the goalkeeper and their defence only tried to find their towering talisman Wood via long balls. Read More »

Canadian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

Vettel , who leads the championship by 25 points over Hamilton, has won three races and finished second at the other three this season. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel (5), of Germany, competes during race action at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal . Read More »

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

However, residents and visitors of Williams and the rest of Coconino County are advised to be prepared for possible record heat this week. Death Valley, California , reached 125 and Palm Springs hit 121, still a degree lower than the same day a year ago. Read More »