• Drought-breaking Australian run for Pouille reaches semis

    Drought-breaking Australian run for Pouille reaches semis

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    Pouille held his first service game of the second set to a huge ovation from the centre court fans, but it was a brief respite as Djokovic, a picture of precision on serve and return, would not allow him any chance to get back into the match.
  • Man Utd boss Solskjaer happy with 'old school' captain Young

    Man Utd boss Solskjaer happy with 'old school' captain Young

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    Manchester United will look to make it eight wins in eight games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , when they take on rivals Arsenal in the fourth round of the FA Cup at the Emirates Stadium . Earlier this week, the boss himself revealed that he has always been a fan of the former Bilbao man. Solskjaer described the disappearance of Cardiff striker Emiliano Sala as "tragic news".
  • Monaco coach Thierry Henry suspended - club

    Monaco coach Thierry Henry suspended - club

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    Henry signed a three-year contract last October but he has been unable to turn around the club's fortunes, with Monaco second from bottom in Ligue 1. Asked who would be left out at Dijon , he replied: "You will see". He said : "In Dijon, it's going to be war". Assistant Franck Passi will take over in the meantime, with previous manager Leonardo Jardim being tipped for a surprise full-time return .
  • Awesome Kvitova ends Barty's home run in Melbourne

    Awesome Kvitova ends Barty's home run in Melbourne

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    Told she might never play top-level tennis again after having her racquet hand severely gashed by a knife-wielding intruder in a 2016 home invasion, Kvitova is overwhelmed to be back in the hunt for a major. I knew it will be a tough one. Reaching the final is the highlight of what Kvitova calls her "second career", after she returned following a terrifying attack in her home in the Czech Republic in late 2016.
  • Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev, Australian Open 2019

    Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev, Australian Open 2019

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    Medvedev's resistance continued until the end, saving two match points before Djokovic took the third with a wonderful cross-court victor. "You know, I have beaten him many times that we played each other in the last couple of years and that we played on different surfaces", Djokovic said.
  • Victor Oladipo Injury - NBA Players React

    Victor Oladipo Injury - NBA Players React

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    He has always been one to try and to lift us up. Throughout the league, players - including Miami's Hassan Whiteside - have already taken to social media to offer their condolences. The Raptors again played without Kawhi Leonard , O.G. Anunoby or Jonas Valanciunas , but still made things tough for IN following the injury. Toronto got as close as 98-97 after Ibaka made a 5-footer with 4:20 to play.
  • Fierce sunset halts cricket match — Sun stops play

    Fierce sunset halts cricket match — Sun stops play

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    Anushka was also seen arriving at the Auckland airport with team India earlier as fans greeted them with a loud cheer. Rain often disrupts cricket, but in New Zealand it was the sun that forced players off the field on Wednesday during the one-day worldwide against India .
  • Australian Open: Djokovic through to Pouile semis after Nishikori retires

    Australian Open: Djokovic through to Pouile semis after Nishikori retires

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    Battling through three five-set marathons during the tournament and spending nearly 14 hours on court before Wednesday's match, the battle-worn Japanese veteran pulled out of the contest in the second set with the score 6-1, 4-1. Djokovic has now won his last 19 matches in Grand Slam play. " I've played a lot of matches this year". You can come back from two sets down against other players.
  • Reds acquire, extend Gray on three-year deal

    Reds acquire, extend Gray on three-year deal

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    The Cincinnati Reds have a pitcher they can have a the top of their rotation moving forward and the Mariners get an upper level minors piece that could provide them more depth and a possible piece to their future. Long, 23, hit.261 with 12 homers, 56 RBIs and 19 steals a year ago with Double-A Pensacola of the Southern League. Upon his return from Tommy John surgery, Jordan Montgomery could fill Gray's long reliever role, unless the Yanks decide to retain Didi Gregorius, Troy Tulowitzki ...
  • Oilers in 60: Heads explode as Oilers fire Peter Chiarelli

    Oilers in 60: Heads explode as Oilers fire Peter Chiarelli

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    Before the Oilers' brass canned Chiarelli last night, the rumor mill was flooded with the message that the G.M. would make a dramatic last gasp trade to try and preserve himself and make the team more competitive. How far should they go in attaching assets to bad contracts in order to shed some of the terrible, awful contracts that Chiarelli managed to collect? And he traded 2008 first-round pick Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for Ryan Strome, who he sent to the New York Rangers ...
  • Australian Open: Naomi Osaka tames Svitolina, reaches first AO semi-finals

    Australian Open: Naomi Osaka tames Svitolina, reaches first AO semi-finals

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    The last time Williams had held so many match points before losing was in the 2001 Los Angeles quarterfinals, in which Monica Seles saved six to win 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (2). 1 Simona Halep in the fourth round - often stepped into the patches of shade behind each baseline. But the Japanese was quick to learn from her mistakes.
  • MS Dhoni on verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record

    MS Dhoni on verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record

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    India vs New Zealand 2019 Schedule: Squads, Match Timings in IST, Live Streaming and Telecast Details of IND vs NZ Series . In 1947 the first Indian Cricket team toured Australia under Lala Amarnath. When is New Zealand vs India taking place? . MS Dhoni was the player of the series and this drew praise from the Indian captain , who said that no one as devoted to Indian cricket as the former skipper .
  • Ex-Giants coach Spagnuolo 'favorite' to be Chiefs DC

    Ex-Giants coach Spagnuolo 'favorite' to be Chiefs DC

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    The New England Patriots chased Bob Sutton right out of Kansas City just two days after the Chiefs' defense couldn't make a third-down stop in the AFC Championship Game that cost them a trip to the Super Bowl. Names started to surface about who could replace the defensive coordinator just hours after his firing was announced. He went 1-3 as head coach for the Giants.
  • Barcelona Push Arsenal Target Denis Suarez To Consider Other Offers

    Barcelona Push Arsenal Target Denis Suarez To Consider Other Offers

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    According to reports, Arsenal have identified Roma's sporting director Monchi as someone they would like to add to their technical staff. "I think the main thing for me, as a national team coach, is that your players are playing, but you've seen the great experience that Gareth [Bale] has had going overseas and what he's won", Giggs told ESPN FC.
  • South Africa win toss, elect to bowl first

    South Africa win toss, elect to bowl first

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    Sarfraz made the comment even as Phehlukwayo inside edged a Shaheen Afridi delivery to deep fine leg and was running towards the non-striker's end. They‚ along with the match referee‚ are the ones who can lodge a complaint. "Any further clarification/updates have to go through the ICC", said Moosajee. South Africa beat Pakistan in the second one-day global on Tuesday in Durban to level their five-match series as unbeaten half-centuries from Rassie van der Dussen and Andile Phehlukwayo ...
  • Frenkie de Jong to join Barcelona in €75m summer transfer from Ajax

    Frenkie de Jong to join Barcelona in €75m summer transfer from Ajax

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    Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain were apparently also keen to land five-times capped De Jong this summer, but he has opted to head to La Liga. The deal could be completed as early as Wednesday and an announcement is expected at some point this week. The Dutch global will only join the Spanish giants at the end of the season after signing a five-year deal.
  • Never-say-die Nishikori into quarter-finals after five-set epic

    Never-say-die Nishikori into quarter-finals after five-set epic

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    Pouille, who beat Australian teenager Alexei Popyrin in a five-set thriller in the third round, prevailed against Coric 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 7-5 7-6 (7-2) on Monday night. With the momentum on his side, Carreno Busta was able to break Nishikori and hold his own serves well to take the second set comfortably. Carreno Busta was hard done by on a couple of calls.
  • Ji Eun-hee Wins LPGA Season Opener

    Ji Eun-hee Wins LPGA Season Opener

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    Nelly Korda had an eagle and four birdies for a 65 and was two shots off the lead. On a day when chillier temperatures and gusty winds made life more hard at the Four Seasons Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida , Ji shook off back-to-back opening bogeys to seize her fifth LPGA title.
  • Eden Hazard remains on course for Real switch

    Eden Hazard remains on course for Real switch

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    Madrid have always been interested in Hazard with club president Florentino Perez a big admirer of the 24-year-old. "Why not? I've seen all there is to see", he told France Football . Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata will be presented as an Atletico Madrid player in the next few days, it has been claimed. I have to say, I'm extremely angry.
  • Danielle Collins revels in Angelique Kerber battle

    Danielle Collins revels in Angelique Kerber battle

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    Wimbledon victor Kerber, the bookies' favourite along with Serena Williams after defending champion Caroline Wozniacki was ousted early, was humiliated by American Danielle Collins 6-0, 6-2 in under an hour. "Let's face it, I played [Caroline] Wozniacki first round at the French, [Elise] Mertens first round at Wimbledon, [Aryna] Sabalenka first round at the US Open".
  • Naomi Osaka powers past injured Elina Svitolina into Australian Open semis

    Naomi Osaka powers past injured Elina Svitolina into Australian Open semis

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    On Wednesday at Rod Laver Arena, Osaka struggled with 19 unforced errors in the first set. U.S. Open victor Naomi Osaka kept her hopes of winning back-to-back women's singles Grand Slam titles alive Wednesday when she beat reigning tour finals champion Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-1 in the Australian Open quarterfinals.
  • Raonic defeats Zverev in Australian Open

    Raonic defeats Zverev in Australian Open

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    Zverev , who lost the first set 6-1 in unusual circumstances, was broken for the second time in the second set and turned his anger to his racquet as he sat down at 4-1. 1 player - from Romania, Simona Halep". That list reads like a who's who of tennis - and coaching - so it is no surprise, then, that Raonic is equipped with certain weapons and an all-round attack - that many other players struggle with.
  • Australian open: 'Not my day': cranky Kerber can't explain Open shock

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    It was a stunning result for a player who broke into the top 100 less than a year ago and is a virtual unknown on the WTA Tour after playing most of her tennis on the U.S. She hit every ball in the court. "I wasn't able to play my tennis, my solid game". Rival Danielle rose Collins in the semi-finals will be another sensation of the tournament - 44-I racket of the world Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova , yielding a 6:7, 0:2, for the first time in his career he defeated Sloane Stephens .
  • Mickelson maintains two-shot lead in Desert Classic

    Mickelson maintains two-shot lead in Desert Classic

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    World number 417 Adam Long birdied the final hole to capture his maiden PGA Tour title with a one-shot win at the Desert Classic in California. Mickelson is making his first tour start since early October and first competitive appearance since beating Tiger Woods in Las Vegas in November in a one-day, made-for-TV event.