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Unstoppable Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Unstoppable Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. I just won the most important event of the year for me, so that's the only thing that matters today. "You are a great example and it's always been an honour to play against you". [Full Article...]

Former Man Utd star Di Maria given suspended prison sentence

In Spain, sentences less than two years are normally suspended unless the individual has a prior conviction. His case is the latest episode of tax avoidance after former Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a Spanish judge on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French final

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French final After the game, Halep stated that she did not realise she saved a match point as she completed one of the French Open's best comebacks to reach the semi-finals. "But I refused to accept that I can not play, so I think I recovered faster mentally because of the positive thinking, and I really wanted to be here". [Full Article...]

Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History He's going for his 10th Roland Garros, so it's something really impressive, something tough. For me, to pass Federer as the greatest of all time, Nadal would have to pass Federer in major titles and he would need to do so by winning titles, not at the French Open . [Full Article...]

Canadian GP: Hamilton takes 65th pole position, equals Senna's record

Canadian GP: Hamilton takes 65th pole position, equals Senna's record It was bad that we didn't spot it. Hamilton - still fresh from sealing the 65th pole position of his career which drew him level with the tally of his boyhood hero Ayrton Senna - led every lap in a masterful display at a track which has been so kind to him over the years. [Full Article...]

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities Mourinho is under suspicion of having committed two offences in relation to personal income tax, but the 54-year-old has denied any wrongdoing. Chelsea and Manchester United have a long history of competing with each other for elite players in the transfer market. [Full Article...]

David Harris signing with Patriots

David Harris signing with Patriots Linebacker David Harris has agreed to a two-year deal with the New England Patriots , a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Harris, a great tackler, missed just one game last season and played in all 16 games every year since 2009 prior to that. Harris' skills most closely overlap with Patriots linebackers Elandon Roberts and Jonathan Freeny . [Full Article...]

A look back at the Confederations cup first round games

Ronaldo is now at the Confederations Cup with Portugal , and Santos is confident that the 32-year-old's full focus is on helping his country to success rather than his individual situation. As Infantino said, the Federation Internationale de Football Association will work with Russia for one more year to organize the best World Cup. "We must be ready for them". [Full Article...]

War of Words heats up ahead of first test

Gatland, back in familiar surroundings in his native city, has also confirmed Owen Farrell will be fit and available for selection for Eden Park, with the tour captain, Sam Warburton , and the centre Jonathan Joseph also in contention for the Test 23 after being omitted from the midweek squad to face the Chiefs on Tuesday . [Full Article...]

New York Islanders Revised Expansion Draft Team

New York Islanders Revised Expansion Draft Team His 30 selections, which he admitted include a few "throwaway picks" from three or four teams, are due to the National Hockey League at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday. He is a year away from free agency, so GM Garth Snow is trying to get him some offensive help. Flames hold on to Ferland: Micheal Ferland's breakout 15-goal season must have really impressed executives with the Calgary Flames, who ma... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

Gareth Southgate's side took the lead at Hampden Park through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but a couple of Leigh Griffiths free kicks in quick succession saw Scotland turn the game on its head in the final minutes of normal time . "I think it is clear that our record is three knockout wins in 25 years so we now have a young team emerging, a 19- and a 21-year-old in the front line today, they hav... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy: India set up Bangladesh clash in semi-final

De Villiers, under more pressure after scoring 4 and 0 in the Trophy, picked the lengths easily and looked comfortable in making 16 off 12 balls. I love the captaincy. "I can't explain to you exactly what happens". "See, I don't know the figures". Just a very poor batting performance. It has nothing to do with the energy or the intensity or the belief in the team. [Full Article...]

Pakistan media hails win against India

The pictures were apparently in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech a year ago in which he had raised the issue Pakistan's atrocities on people of Baluchistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually. [Full Article...]

NBA Draft: Markelle Fultz in Philly Rumor, Impact for TJ McConnell?

All this would do is push Boston's first round draft pick to the 2019 draft. Even with the trade, Philadelphia still will have a combined three first-round picks in the 2018 and 2019 drafts. "The timing of the deal and the protections on the pick suggests both teams were negotiating on common grounds". The Boston executive thinks that he'll be able to drop back two spots and still get the play... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Not Wanted by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United

He is alleged to have defrauded the Spanish tax authorities in 2011 and 2012, for a total of around €3.3m (£2.91m). Cristiano Ronaldo has threatened to leave Spain and will also be required to give evidence to the Spanish court on the 31st of July. [Full Article...]

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

The Sun also reports that United are anxious he is just using them to get Madrid to give him a new and improved contract. Gestifute, a Portuguese-based soccer agency which represents Mourinho and Ronaldo, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. [Full Article...]

Kaltenborn leaves Sauber, amidst rumours of differences with new owners

Kaltenborn leaves Sauber, amidst rumours of differences with new owners In 2012, Peter Sauber transferred a third of the team's ownership to Kaltenborn who later sold her 33.3% stake when the team was taken over by Longbow Finance in July 2016. One of the very first women to enjoy a high-profile role in the F1 paddock, it is understood that Kaltenborn's role with the team became untenable following a row with Longbow Finance who bought the Hinwil-based outfit past y... [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title

Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title If the winds hold, it could well mean that the final afternoon leaderboard battle comes down to who masters the conditions. "Obviously, that's just one shot, but that was a pretty big turn", Thomas said of the bogey on No. Open record. It was just Koepka's second career win on the PGA Tour and his first major victory, but the win was not a complete surprise either. Koepka has been tipped for... [Full Article...]

Danny Ainge: Player We Want Will be Available at No. 3

Ainge didn't rule out the possibility that Boston could utilize the No. 3 pick in a secondary move but seemed to hint that the team made this initial move simply because it believed it could add a future pick while still getting its desired player. [Full Article...]

Hall of Famer Jerry West joins Clippers as consultant

I don't like huge egos. He is one of three players in National Basketball Association history to play at least 14 seasons in the league and be selected as a member of the All-Star team every year. West gave a quick recap of his career, thanking the late Lakers owner Jerry Buss for giving him the opportunity to work as a general manager, then thanking his employers with the Memphis Grizzlies and ... [Full Article...]


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