• Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title
Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title

It has been very special to me, and it's true that it is unprecedented. With this win, Nadal notched up another record including taking his Grand Slam titles tally to 15 which now makes him second only to Roger Federer on the all-time list for the most number of Grand Slam titles won.

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  • Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'
Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'

Posting his 15th major victory, and moving into outright second place behind Roger Federer (18) for the most major titles, the Spanish bull completed a phenomenal tournament with a devastating final display. He got the point to deuce and had Nadal on the ropes, but some brilliant serving from the Spaniard fought it off to keep things on serve. ...

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  • Penguins win Stanley Cup after controversial early whistle cancels out Predators goal
Penguins win Stanley Cup after controversial early whistle cancels out Predators goal

Subban . There were nights when the Penguins didn't play championship-calibre hockey. With the win, the Penguins clinched the best-of-seven championship 4-2 to win the franchise's fifth Stanley Cup . Every Cup victor has a No. 1 defenseman, and the Penguins didn't even have a No. 2. Nashville has also gone 0-of-2 on the power play. ...

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  • 'SL will need to give their best to beat Pakistan'
'SL will need to give their best to beat Pakistan'

Having lost the toss and being put in to bat, South Africa started slowly before a spell of eight wickets for 51 runs put them on the back foot as a trio of run-outs cost them dear. Bowling: Kumar 7.3-0-23-2 (2w), Bumrah 8-0-28-2 (2w), Ashwin 9-0-43-1 (3w), Pandya 10-0-52-1 (3w), Jadeja 10-0-39-1. Just five balls later, du Plessis was involved i...

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  • Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge
Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

Durant understood that he would ultimately be judged by what happened in June. Cleveland had the last laugh Friday, but the Dubs have a golden opportunity to win their second National Basketball Association championship in the last three years with a win in Game 5 at Oracle Arena on Monday.

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  • Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks
Kane rescues England in day of hat-tricks

England manager Gareth Southgate insists England's injury-time equaliser against Scotland is a "big moment" for the team, as they finally proved they have character. You have seen the performances over the last couple of years. "He was great, giving me his experiences of what he had gone through". "I actually get excited when it's time to ge...

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  • Sebastian Vettel 'a bit unfortunate' with opening lap contact
Sebastian Vettel 'a bit unfortunate' with opening lap contact

Mexican Sergio Perez finished fifth after a bruising battle with his Force India team-mate Esteban Ocon of France, who was sixth. The pit stop to fix the damage left the Ferrari at the back of the field just six laps in. "It's a very different story". His teammate, Kimi Raikkonen , wasn't so lucky. Despite a power deficit - exacerbated by a ...

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  • Axalta Presents the Pocono 400 DraftKings Lineup Tips (FREE Preview) — NASCAR DFS
Axalta Presents the Pocono 400 DraftKings Lineup Tips (FREE Preview) — NASCAR DFS

It's exciting we had a fast race auto . "I'm trying to catch up to the knowledge the other guys have". "That's something that maybe I haven't quite figured out through an entire race here that we haven't been in victory lane here". Driver Jimmie Johnson talks with teammate Chase Elliott in the garage during practice for Sunday's NASCAR Cup...

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  • Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan
Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

England all-rounder Chris Woakes cut a frustrated figure after injury saw him ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy . Woakes bowled two overs before being forced off and Bangladesh racked up a competitive total of 305 for six before Joe Root's 133 not out guided England to an easy victory.

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  • Warren Gatland unconcerned by British and Irish Lions' scrummaging
Warren Gatland unconcerned by British and Irish Lions' scrummaging

Dan Biggar (concussion) and Sam Warburton (ankle) will return against Highlanders , but Ross Moriarty is out with a back strain. "He's looking forward to the opportunity to get back on the park again". "It's a nice luxury for the coaches and great competition for us as players". Coach Steve Hansen reported Kieran Read would be over his thumb i...

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  • Ruthless India cruise into semi
Ruthless India cruise into semi

Kohli's side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived a do or die showdown to advance from Group B in style. After dispatching South Africa with unexpected ease inside 45 overs, India casually prolonged South Africa's misery for 38 more overs before Yuvraj Singh hit the winning runs by clipping part-time spinner JP Dum...

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  • Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final
Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins came one step closer to repeating as Stanley Cup Champions Wednesday night when they defeated the Nashville Predators by a final score of 4-1. It keeps feeling like eventually the roof is going to cave in on these Penguins, that their defense corps, robbed of its leader and best player in Kris Letang, won't be able to ...

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  • Epicharis Out of Belmont Stakes
Epicharis Out of Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit's late charge overhauled Irish War Cry in the closing stages to win by two lengths in NY, with one-eyed horse Patch , a 13-1 shot, in third. We were hoping he had enough when it came to crunch time. If they made a decision to bring the horse, it's because they think he's able to win. The race, known as the "test of champions", is th...

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  • Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors
Andre Iguodala hints he, Curry and Durant will re-sign with Warriors

The Lakers make sense if LeBron wants to build a sustainable victor with a core blend of veterans and youthful talent like Paul George - if, as National Basketball Association gossip suggests, George truly is "hell-bent" on going to L.A.

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  • India win toss, choose to bowl against South Africa
India win toss, choose to bowl against South Africa

Depends on what the bowlers offer us. The Champions Trophy match between India and South Africa will start at 3:00 pm IST (09:30 GMT). When you bat second, you know what you need to do, he added. The stakes are high in this match as a loss for either team will result in their elimination from the tournament. A third one could well be on t...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games
ICC Champions Trophy: SL captain Upul Tharanga suspended for 2 games

Morne Morkel (1-31) provided some respite for South Africa when he dismissed Dickwella and from there on Tharanga waged a lone fight as Chris Morris (2-32) had Kusal Mendis (11) caught at midwicket. South Africa captain AB de Villiers: "It wasn't as true a wicket as the England v Bangladesh game so I was happy with our total". Mathews rejo...

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  • All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour
All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour

It seems possible that Gatland believes the first as an article of faith, but even All Blacks coach Steve Hansen doubts he believes the second. Head coach Gatland , 53, said: "The aim was always to start everyone in the first three matches and this selection ensures that we achieve this".

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  • Gennett becomes first Reds player with four-home run game
Gennett becomes first Reds player with four-home run game

Gennett had only one hit in his previous 20 at-bats and on Tuesday night joked with reporters, "You guys weren't all here when I was 0-for-19; it's good to see you again", before shouting-out his bat company. The right-hander fell to 9-11 career against Cincinnati with a 5.01 ERA. Cincinnati LHP Tony Cingrani was reinstated from the 10-day di...

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  • Kimball takes first career pole in Texas IndyCar qualifying
Kimball takes first career pole in Texas IndyCar qualifying

That's when "The Big One" happened - a huge crash by any racing standards. Tony Kanaan ended the race second for Chip Ganassi Racing , despite being struck with a stop-and-go penalty for causing a multi-car incident after making contact with James Hinchcliffe earlier in the race.

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  • Spartan football players arraigned in sexual assault case
Spartan football players arraigned in sexual assault case

King was charged with first- and third-degree sexual assault and one count of capturing/distributing an image of an unclothed person. King faces up to life. The woman said she was unaware she was being filmed, and had not given her consent, he continued. "This is a very sensitive situation for a young woman".

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