• Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

It's a wonderful feeling to win here again because I'm not sure if I'll ever get a chance to win this again so it's important to enjoy it". "Of course it would be nice to win 6-2, 6-2, but there are not any easy matches like that in Wimbledon ".

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  • Resurgent Hasan Ali starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy
Resurgent Hasan Ali starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy

England captain Eoin Morgan said Pakistan "played brilliantly" but he appeared unhappy with the wicket. He said: "We will have to evolve in whatever manner the game does over the next two years in the lead-in to the World Cup, but certainly I think we're moving in the right direction".

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  • Jordan Spieth wins 10th championship thanks to fantastic bunker shot in playoff
Jordan Spieth wins 10th championship thanks to fantastic bunker shot in playoff

But he took his penalty drop and hammered a stunning three wood to 15 feet before two-putting for par, and his respite clearly lifted him as he birdied the 14th and 15th to get back to two under for the tournament. Again Spieth answered the challenge, firing his tee shot at the par-4 15th into a greenside bunker, then blasting out inches from the c...

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  • SEC Showdown in Omaha for CWS Finals
SEC Showdown in Omaha for CWS Finals

Looks like somebody dumped a plate of noodles on my head.”. The Beavers also didn't get great starting pitching performances in the final two games against LSU . Oregon State pulled starter Drew Rasmussen, and named Bryce Fehmel as the starter against the Tigers Saturday afternoon. Since then, both programs have found a new shutdown close...

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  • Jordan Spieth leads as Rory McIlroy struggles in Connecticut
Jordan Spieth leads as Rory McIlroy struggles in Connecticut

It also kept fourth-ranked Jason Day from making the cut for a second straight week. He bogeyed the 18th for a 70 to finish at 2 over. World No.3 Rory McIlroy, who also missed the cut at the US Open and dropped one spot in the rankings, slipped while playing his approach shot to the final hole, leading to an unexpected bogey.

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  • Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa
Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

With South Africa 64-3 at the halfway point of their chase, AB de Villiers (35 off 19 balls) threatened, blasting Mason Crane for 16 off the next three balls, but the young legspinner, appearing in only his second worldwide, responded superbly, picking up the South African skipper as his maiden T20I wicket later in the same over.

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  • Andy Murray ready to get hands dirty before start of Wimbledon
Andy Murray ready to get hands dirty before start of Wimbledon

But he played like a champion to send title-holder Murray spinning out of the Aegon Championships 7-5 6-2, costing him vital match practice ahead of the defence of his Wimbledon crown, in two weeks time. Thompson seized his unexpected chance with an incredibly mature display, hitting 12 aces and saving all three break points against Murray , w...

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  • Florentino Perez fails to mention Ronaldo at media event
Florentino Perez fails to mention Ronaldo at media event

The 32-year-old signed a new contract with Real Madrid until 2021 last November and has a release clause of one billion euros ($1.11 billion). Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco were all linked with the Portugal global, who reportedly felt persecuted by the Spanish media.

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  • Red Sox pitching continues to lead the way, bats have been spotty
Red Sox pitching continues to lead the way, bats have been spotty

The Royals broke out on top 2-0 in the third inning. Still, he has allowed 35 earned runs in 62.2 innings. Mitch Moreland flies out to center field to Lorenzo Cain . First baseman Eric Hosmer missed the ball and it hit Red Sox first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr.in the chest area. After a three-minute, five-second delay, the call on the field wa...

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  • Strong start, rough finish for Adam Hadwin at US Open
Strong start, rough finish for Adam Hadwin at US Open

Open history, showed its teeth. Koepka moved away from the field with successive birdies at the 14, 15 and 16 holes, and it meant that he could play the 17 and 18 safe in the knowledge that nobody was going to catch him. Justin Thomas had set a new record on the Saturday to put himself into contention. Scheffler finished ahead of Texas A&M's Cam...

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  • Lions team unveiled to face Hurricanes
Lions team unveiled to face Hurricanes

Boss Warren Gatland wanted the Lions to "suffocate" New Zealand , but in the end the tourists were comprehensively bested in the physicality stakes. "He's been unlucky with injuries and knocks", said Gatland of the England lock. "What he's implying is we are deliberately going out to injure somebody, and that's not the case".

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  • Chile survive Australia scare to make semis
Chile survive Australia scare to make semis

The drama came on a landmark day for Joachim Loew , who was able to celebrate his 100th win as Germany's head coach in his 150th game in charge. Federation Internationale de Football Association officials will have been alarmed when Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan initially sent the wrong player off, Sebastien Siani , on the advice of the ...

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  • Hamilton secures pole in Canada
Hamilton secures pole in Canada

Williams' Lance Stroll earned his first points in F1 career ahead of his home crowd after finishing 9th, ahead of Romain Grosjean's Haas. "I think Mercedes was very strong, but then they had a completely different race", Vettel said. Max Verstappen surged from fifth to second, clipping Vettel's front wing on his way past before Felipe Massa ...

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  • ICC wants to send World XI to Pakistan
ICC wants to send World XI to Pakistan

Chappell in his recent remarks said that no worldwide cricket at all in Pakistan is preventing progress of the country's cricket. All the matches would take place in Lahore and be accorded full Twenty20 worldwide status, the ICC said, adding "further details will be announced in due course".

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  • Magic buys into Ball hype as Lakers look to rebuild
Magic buys into Ball hype as Lakers look to rebuild

They needed an all around playmaker in the backcourt and that's what they got. Thibodeau coached Butler from 2011 to 2015. Zach LaVine has impressed early in his career, but is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Since 2003, the 76ers have won only one playoff series, and they have only one winning season since 2005. He wanted to...

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  • Cameroon's hopes dented by Australia draw
Cameroon's hopes dented by Australia draw

Australia has fought back to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in the Confederations Cup . Loew revealed in Saturday's press conference there is a question mark over Liverpool midfielder Emre Can , who rolled an ankle in training, although centre-back Antonio Ruediger will start.

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  • Chile into Confederations Cup semis after draw with profligate Australia
Chile into Confederations Cup semis after draw with profligate Australia

But the damage was really done 14 minutes earlier when Ernest Mabouka was sent off. Germany brought a very young and inexperienced squad to the tournament as their coach chose to leave out nearly all the team which won the World Cup in 2014.

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  • Lance Stroll:
Lance Stroll: "I'm Lost For Words Right Now"

Ferrari's Vettel, who seemed infuriated with Hamilton after the British driver slowed on the exit of Turn 15 under safety vehicle conditions after a red-flag stoppage, collided with the triple world champion's Mercedes and was hit was a 10-second stop-go penalty, which saw him drop from second to ninth.

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  • Ricciardo wins wild Formula One Azerbaijan GP
Ricciardo wins wild Formula One Azerbaijan GP

It's what you expect in go karts. "It was just a insane race, with all the safety cars and the chaos", Ricciardo said. "He brake-tested me!" an angry Vettel said over auto radio, while Hamilton argued differently. I said yesterday after crashing in qualifying that anything could still happen. It was an extraordinary performance from Stroll,...

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  • Gatland says All Blacks targeting Murray with 'dangerous' dives
Gatland says All Blacks targeting Murray with 'dangerous' dives

Victory put New Zealand , who have not lost a Test at Eden Park since 1994, 1-0 up in the three-match series ahead of next Saturday's clash in Wellington. The All Blacks were very good in the set piece in Auckland. Alun Wyn Jones was replaced by Maro Itoje after less than 50 minutes of a frustrating showing against the All Blacks.

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