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Djokovic, Nadal could meet in French semis

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The French Open this year has a number of high profile absentees - Roger Federer will be missing for the second consecutive year after he made a decision to skip the tournament in order to preserve his fitness for the grass and hard court events. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey gives Arsenal deserved FA Cup victory against Chelsea

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Aaron Ramsey's header won the FA Cup for Arsenal as Chelsea missed out on the Double. Arsenal won the FA Cup over one of the best team's in recent history. Ramsey was keen to dedicate Arsenal's success to their manager whose future is still unconfirmed. Will you be at the club next season? But there were few signs of ring-rust as the former Germany defender produced three crucial last-ditch blocks to thwart Costa. Read More »

21-year-old South Korean star wins Players title

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Kim saved that for the trophy presentation, when he realized he had beaten the deepest and strongest field in golf , and all the rewards that come with it. Finishing second rarely sits well with Ian Poulter but on Sunday the Englishman was in good spirits after his joint runner-up performance at The Players Championship . Read More »

Wenger: My future will be clear next week

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And when asked how different the 28-year-old behaves on and off the field, Luiz told BBC Sport: 'He's still ugly, on or off the pitch, but yeah he's totally different! There is always a guy at the club who did not get a medal, a member of staff who deserves it, so I give it to him. Read More »

Arsensal Wins FA Cup Against Chelsea In Amazing 2-1 Victory

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It remains to be seen whether this is Arsene Wenger's final game in charge of Arsenal but he defied his critics here to end the season on a high with a deserved 2-1 win over Chelsea . The Wales global credited Wenger's decision to switch to a new system, using a back three, as they won their last six games of the season in all competitions to end the campaign on a high. Read More »

Monaco GP: Vettel tops final practice, Button given penalty

But by out-qualifying Vettel here, Raikkonen has made it hard for the team to favour their number one on a day when his main rival in the title race - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton - starts from way back in... "Altogether it has been a tricky weekend for us, Ferrari definitely has the upper hand this weekend, and well done to Kimi for the pole". This is one of the most mentally-demanding circuits and am glad I felt support from the fans and appreciated it. Read More »

Panik homers as Giants beat Cubs

Cueto had given up just eight homers in nine starts entering Tuesday. "Just couldn't get a good feel of the baseball", said Butler, who had an impressive Cubs debut against the Cardinals. "He was outstanding. Again", Maddon said. "To jump on the board early, it was cool", said Panik, who went 3-for-4 with his first career leadoff homer. Read More »

Prince William leads FA Cup final tribute to Manchester dead

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The Gunners could only finish in fifth spot in the Premier League, which means Europa League football next season, and are looking to win the FA Cup to salvage something from a forgettable campaign. As a 26-year-old Premier League champion and Nigerian global, there was no excuse for his dive that tried but failed to con Anthony Taylor. Chelsea's hopes of a comeback seemed to be dealt a significant blow when Victor Moses received a second yellow card for diving. Read More »

How to watch Arsenal vs. Chelsea

Since arriving last summer, he has revolutionised the club and brought the good times back to Stamford Bridge with the Premier League trophy and the chance of a double at Wembley today. "But in that moment they were very busy and for this reason I haven't the possibility". "But I didn't have the opportunity to see Wenger doing his job during the training session". Read More »

Arsenal wins 3rd FA Cup in 4 years, beating Chelsea 2-1

For Chelsea , winning the FA Cup , after securing the 2016-17 Premier League title, would have given the club a " domestic double " for just the second time in its history. Mertesacker underwent knee reconstruction surgery previous year and was not expected to play this season. "We have a lot of guys who can do that". If a loss was what that triggered the Blues' dominance of the Premier League, then a FA Cup victory over the Gunners would be the flawless bookend. Read More »

Djokovic happy on eve of French Open with Agassi as coach

That trio's reasons for being absent? Neither will have to contend with Roger Federer, who is sitting out this tournament to concentrate on the grass- and hard-court events. "But I believe I can turn it around and I hope it starts here in Paris ". "Last year, I just played and there was pressure", Kerber said, "but this year is more like, 'OK, the expectations are bigger"'. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal semi clash looms in Paris

The Briton usurped Novak Djokovic to become World No. 1 for the first time at the end of past year, but approaches the French Open next week on a poor run. - This will be the first grand slam that Serena Williams has missed since the 2011 French Open . This will be their third meeting on clay. 2016 WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION: Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Read More »

Celtics find motivation in East finals loss to Cavaliers

But other than that, I did everything Mike did. For the National Basketball Association, it's a first, as even the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers didn't meet in The Finals three straight years in the 1960s or 1980s. Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas said surgery is not now the top option for his injured right hip. I know everything happens for a reason so when my time comes, I know it will come and I'll be - God will bless me."Whatever decisions are made, it is ... Read More »

Terry Doesn't Care About Criticism Surrounding His Farewell

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The relegated Black Cats were aware of the orchestrated plan, which Terry has said was his idea, and the Premier League is understood to be relaxed about the matter, which did not contravene its rules. He said: "This is the danger; honestly, the real danger is to think that the season is finished and if you win or lose it doesn't change the season. Read More »

Cavs and Warriors go at it again for title

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ET) - and the league couldn't possibly do any better. Catch the series only on ABC7. It was Green who was suspended for Game 5 of last year's Finals for a swipe at James' groin - and Golden State wound up squandering a 3-1 series lead and chance at a repeat title. Read More »

Ospina gets the nod to start in FA Cup final

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But Arsenal played for 19 years in a row in this competition. But he has never before gone into a final knowing it is his last hope of salvaging anything from the season, after Arsenal missed out on the top four and fell by the wayside in the League Cup and Champions League . Read More »

Wenger invokes spirit of 2005 in FA Cup history bid

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that some of the criticism levelled toward him over recent months has been "disgraceful" and is something that "won't be forgotten". "But he watched our sessions, saw our video analysis and stayed with us, supporting me", said Conte, who is expected to prefer Nemanja Matic to Cesc Fàbregas in the Chelsea midfield on Saturday. Read More »

Aguero and Kompany will stay at Manchester City, says Guardiola

City signed off in style, giving Watford's injury-hit team a hiding in Walter Mazzarri's last game in charge. "Look how many players were missing". City manager Pep Guardiola congratulated Chelsea on their title, but admitted the gap between third and second needed to be closed, with his side finishing eight points behind Tottenham . Read More »

Legend states his prediction for Arsenal v Chelsea in FA Cup final

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will give away his FA Cup winners' medal even though victory would make him the most successful manager in the competition's history. The absence of suspended central defender Laurent Koscielny is a huge blow. Chelsea well out of it in the first 20 minutes, better after. "But I didn't have the opportunity to see Wenger doing his job during the training session". Read More »

Nadal wary of Paire threat at the French Open

The second Grand Slam of the year starts on 28 May, Sunday and the 15-day tournament closes with the women's singles final 10 June and the men's singles final 11 June. With only one tournament win this season, the 30-year old has cut a frustrated figure in recent weeks, failing to go beyond the third round in the Masters 1000 tournaments in Rome, Madrid and Monte Carlo. Read More »

Swansea City's players took great delight in Crystal Palace's victory over Hull

The visitors made a nightmare start at Selhurst Park as Andrea Ranocchia completely missed a back-pass to allow Zaha in and the winger beat Eldin Jakupovic from inside the area to put Sam Allardyce's side ahead after just two minutes. Don't waste it lads, they were terrific performances, in a period of time where we never expected to put ourselves in this position we're in now. "I respect too much the club and these fans, who have been unbelievable since I came here". Read More »

Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons

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However, when asked if he saw himself extending his time at Arsenal to 22 or 23 years, he chuckled and said; "I can not answer that question at this moment". "He supported me", said the Italian. Having stumbled home fifth and missed out on Champions League qualification, criticism of the Gunners boss has reached unprecedented and unpalatable levels. Read More »

Moses, Iwobi gun to join Fashanu, Amokachi, Kanu in FA Cup club

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The FC crew assess the impact of the FA Cup final on Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal and how he should line his squad up. Football.London shared photo's of Ozil during first-team training this week. A growing number of fans have called for Wenger not to be given an extension to the contract that expires next month, with "Wenger Out" banners appearing at matches and events around the world and airplanes carrying banners both for and against the manager's exit having been flown over ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, Madrid Open 2017 final

So far this year, Nadal has looked like his old, unbeatable self on clay. "I gave everything that I could", Thiem said. If Nadal wins Madrid , he will win for a third straight week. He will next play against sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan, who defeated David Ferrer 6-4, 6-3 to deny the Spaniard his 700th career win. Thiem continued to fight bravely and, facing two match points when he served at 3-5, he conjured up some of his best tennis of the match to hold. Read More »