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Djokovic advances to Madrid semifinals; Nishikori withdraws

Rafael Nadal from Spain returns a ball to David Goffin from Belgium during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid , Spain, Friday, May 12, 2017 . Go...


Jones-Cormier rematch set for UFC 214 in July

Jones beat Cormier in their first matchup in 2015, and they were supposed to headline UFC 200 to unify the light heavyweight belt, but Jones failed a drug tes...


De Gea won't play Europa League final, Mourinho confirms

United snatched the lead through Marouane Fellaini's first half header, but Roncaglia equalised and, after Celta nearly won it late on, Mourinho conceded his te...


Mourinho's men squeeze through to Europa League final as tempers flare

Holding a 1-0 lead from the first leg, United opted for a cautious approach that saw Celta dominate possession for long periods. The Manchester United boss is...


Murray beats Ramos-Vinolas to reach Barcelona semifinals

On Sunday, Nadal remained flawless in Barcelona finals, beating Dominic Thiem, 6-4, 6-1, for his 10th trophy on the court that was just named in his honor. "I...


Celta outplayed Man Utd overall - Berizzo

Jose Mourinho's men led 1-0 following last week's trip to Balaidos and they looked set to ease into the final after Marouane Fellaini struck early at the Theatr...


Europa League: Rashford magic gives Manchester United the edge over Celta Vigo

United also staged a swift counter which could have yielded the opening goal had Jesse Lingard managed to reach Henrikh Mkhitaryan's low pass across the face of...


After a week off, Curry, Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1

Coach Scott Brooks said his status was game to game at this point, though Morris reiterated his intention to be on the court for Game 2. The Celtics never led a...


The debut for Hughes: Canada rookie tied for lead at Players

Others who found the aqua were Kyle Reifers, Tyrrell Hatton, Grayson Murray, Fabian Gomez, Keegan Bradley, Vijay Singh, Robert Garrigus, Jason Kokrak, Steve Str...


Quiz: Name Every Champions League Finalist Since The Turn Of The Millennium

Having created both goals in the 2-0 first-leg win over Monaco last week, the 34-year-old set up Mario Mandzukic for Juve's opener on Tuesday before taking a ...


New era in BC politics

With all polls reporting, Leonard, a former Courtenay councillor, edged out Liberal candidate Jim Benninger by just nine votes in one of the most nail-biting ...


Ricciardo retires from Russian Grand Prix

So far Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen have been unable to properly challenge Ferrari and Mercedes for positions, but they are keeping their fingers crossed...


Antonio Conte targets more silverware after Chelsea seal Premier League title

Six months later he was sacked and they were just above the relegation zone in the Premier League. Top on the list of his concerns could be his strikers, with...


Rohit, Shami return in India's 15-member squad for Champions Trophy

The powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) missed the April 25 deadline to announce a squad and threatened a boycott over the dispute. He is on...


Arsenal loss has focussed Man United minds on Europa League, says Mata

He said that he had felt really bad in the last fifteen games they had played against Arsenal and had seen the players and the fans cry as they left the stadi...


Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

He did more than just score of course, ensuring Monaco found little joy down the Juventus right as he protected Andrea Barzagli superbly against the pace of K...


Baahubali character was written for Prabhas, says Rajamouli

Having surpassed the magic number of Rs 1000 crores (and counting), the battle isn't over for Arka Mediaworks, the production house behind SS Rajamouli's magnum...


Sanchez's goal keeps Arsenal's top-four PL finish alive

Pep Guardiola leads the £50million hunt for Chile star Sanchez, 28, who has a year left on his contract. His manager Arsene Wenger admitted talks over new deals...


Maria Sharapova: 'Bouchard? I am way above that'

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor has yet to drop a set and powered past Estonia's Kontaveit, ranked 73rd, for a 6-3, 6-4 quarter-final win. Estonian ...


National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Penguins beat Capitals

That was the Penguins, coming off their worst performance of the playoffs and one of their poorest showings of the entire season, shutting out Washington , 2-0...


Chelsea beat Middlesbrough, one win away from EPL title

Antonio Conte's men need just one win from their remaining three fixtures to seal the title, with games against West Brom , Watford and Sunderland on the ho...


Recovering Sidney Crosby skates at Penguins practice facility

They didn't find a particular substitute offensively. But the Pittsburgh Penguins were all over the Washington Capitals, hanging on to take a 3-2 victory and ...


Chelsea's Moses credits Conte for reviving his career with wing back switch

Moses was unable to secure permanent deals at those clubs, but it was a blessing in disguise as Conte adapted the player's regular position as a winger in order...


Chelsea manager says his players deserve Premier League title

We mustn't forget that we must take three points to reach this target". Alonso doubled Chelsea's lead in the 34th minute with a major assist from Cesar Azpi...


Business as usual for Pogba & Man United ahead of Europa League tie

Teams such as Shakhtar Donetsk, Fenerbahçe and eventual semi-finalist Monaco all played in the third qualifying round of this season's competition, so United wi...