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Ferrari Grabs One-Two Victory In Monaco

What is of concern for Hamilton and Mercedes is that he has experienced similar problems twice this season and on both occasions neither affected his team-mate Valtteri Bottas as badly. Ferrari did not even win a race a year ago, but the Italian manufacturer has turned the tables on Mercedes . "We have a team, we work as a team and if you start . Read More »

Alonso overcomes learning curve, engine change to start 5th


Dixon, a four-time series champion who won the Indy 500 in 2008, will start on the pole for the third time in Sunday's race. "Dixon had a late night and we were all starving", Kanaan said. Carpenter, his teammate JR Hildebrand and Power are the only Chevrolet drivers in the top nine. Qualifying was marred by a frightening crash that sent Sebastien Bourdais to the hospital complaining of pain in his right leg. Read More »

Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo

No. 18 Roberto Bautista Agut. Lucas Pouille eased past Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci 7-6 (5) 6-1 6-2 on Courth Philippe Chatrier . Midway (through the) second set until maybe midway (through the) third set, that's where I allowed him to believe more that he [could] get back into the match , and he started playing better. Read More »

An open letter from Martina Navratilova to Margaret Court Arena


But Mrs Court, 74, has taken another swipe at Perth's Casey Dellacqua, saying she won 24 grand slams but Dellacqua had not won any. Navratilova isn't alone in her disgust over Court's comments. "I think the Evonne Goolagong Arena has a great ring to it", Navratilova wrote of the seven-time Grand Slam singles champion. Can you celebrate the professional success of a person if you personally disagree with some of her beliefs? Czech-born Navratilova, who came out as a lesbian in the ... Read More »

Venus ready for French Open 20th anniversary


She made a faster-than-expected recovery, playing just over five months after she required surgery to all of the fingers on her left hand following an attack in her home by a knife-wielding intruder. I really don't know what I will do now, but for sure I will think about what is the best preparation for grass now'. In her first match of the year the two-time Wimbledon champion beat Julia Boserup in straight sets, the Czech visibly emotional upon securing passage to round two. Read More »

Sam Warburton to lead Lions in tour opener

It's a powerful partnership in the second row with Jones teaming up with Ireland's Iain Henderson , who should also work well with his Ulster team-mate Best at lineout time. "I can't wait to see them out on the field, it'll probably give us more of an indication of how they'll play and what they'll bring". Store workers donned their favourite rugby jerseys, with the store being decked out with goal posts, supporters kits and other store elements that carry strong rugby connotations in an ... Read More »

Wenger to extend Arsenal deal

They did end the season with silverware, however, after beating Premier League champions and favourites Chelsea on Saturday to give Wenger his record seventh FA Cup success. It's what we all want and I know it's what our fans around the world demand". Alexis Sanchez's performance in the FA Cup final illustrated how crucial he is to the Gunners . Read More »

Colts add well-traveled RB to mix


Over his first four National Football League seasons, Michael has rushed for 1,080 yards and seven touchdowns and caught 26 passes for 135 yards. Michael managed just 525 yards from scrimmage his first three seasons with the Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys . Read More »

Racial Slur Painted on Gate at LeBron James' LA Home

The graffiti has since been covered up. James was speaking from San Francisco, where his team is training ahead of Game 1 of the National Basketball Association finals. "As I sit here on the eve of one of the greatest sporting events we have, race and what's going on comes again", he said. "But it just goes to show racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America". Read More »

Champions League final betting: Real Madrid v Juventus


The Spanish giants are now on course to become the first team to retain the Champions League trophy as they meet Juventus in the final of Europe's elite club competition in Cardiff on Saturday. "The important thing is that they are in good shape at the end of the season". Both sides are now in with a chance of the most sought after silverware in Europe if not the world , and the final promises to be a showcase of some of the best footballing talent in the world right now. Read More »

Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

Sunday, June 4: Cleveland at Golden State, 8 p.m. And unlike the Warriors squad that blew a 3-1 Finals lead previous year after a record-setting 73-9 regular season, this version of the team is even more risky after adding former league MVP and four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant . Read More »

Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs our help'


Woods had "extremely slow and slurred speech" and "stated that he was coming from LA California from golfing". Both tires on the driver's side were flat, with minor damage to the rims. and booked in jail a few hours later on suspicion of DUI. "I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions", Woods said. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins wary, Nashville Predators confident as Game 2 looms


The Predators have been better in just about every measurable metric in the first two games of this series , yet due to their goaltender, they are down 2-0 and facing ominous history. They were mathematically out-shot, largely outplayed, and unquestionably moved closer toward claiming back-to-back Stanley Cup titles. We'll watch the Nashville Predators in the#StanleyCup Final on the big screens at 7pm. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka powers past Alexandr Dolgopolov into third round


It was a similar story in the third set with both players pummelling each other until Wawrinka broke Dolgopolov a second time to clinch victory and deny the world number 89 his first third round spot in Paris since 2011. Open champion, was having his own physical problems, slowed by a bothersome upper right leg. Del Potro climbed over the net and walked over to check on Almagro. Read More »

Welcome to Lions But Too Few Kiwis Will See Matches Live


I'm looking forward to seeing what Greig can do alongside Johnny Sexton who both are experienced half-backs. While there is huge expectation on Gatland's side to make history, Fitzpatrick, who captained New Zealand to a 2-1 series win against the Lions in 1993, also revealed the build-up and level of expectation in his homeland is equally huge. Read More »

Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener


England bowlers were decent but without luck, even when luck came their way they were not able to capitalise on it and hence Bangladesh find themselves in a positive spot as we speak. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, they won nearly everything. The Champions Trophy is all set to begin from 1 June and India will kick-off its campaign against arch-rival Pakistan on 4 June. Read More »

Mats Point - Wilander tells it straight on Day Four at Roland Garros

Kvitova threw her racket in frustration after double-faulting on match point, but the players warmly embraced at the net. Tsonga was losing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 5-4 to Roland Garros debutant Renzo Olivo when the match was interrupted. Johanna Konta got off to a flying start and then faded away as she bowed out of the French Open in the first round - for the third year in a row. Read More »

Denver Post Fires Sportswriter Over Racially Charged Tweet About Indianapolis 500 victor

Takuma Sato has been awarded $2.46 million for taking the checkered flag Sunday in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 . I want to thank all the 26 auto guys and engineers, Honda, everyone. "The last two laps, the auto worked beautifully". I came here basically to prove myself, to challenge myself. "Obviously disappointed not to finish the race", Alonso said, but added that "this has been one of the best experiences in my career". Read More »

As Stanley Cup Final shifts to Nashville, Predators must solve 'opportunistic' Penguins


Teams that win Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final have gone on to also win the Stanley Cup 74 percent of the time since it went to a best-of-seven format in 1939. "It's not always pretty", Sullivan said Tuesday. Aberg was the only one to get past him, opening the scoring at 12:57 of the first. His shot caromed in off of Sissons' leg, but were it not for the presence in front of the net by Sissons and Neal, it might have been a routine save for Matt Murray ."No, I don't think so", he ... Read More »

Khachanov beats Berdych at French Open


None, though, departed quite as destructively as Kyrgios, who has proven capable of beating stars such as Federer and Nadal, but also been prone to fits of pique, not to mention losses before the fourth round at six of the past seven Grand Slam tournaments. Read More »

Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final


At the very least, the number of goals he has allowed has caused some to question whether backup goalie Juuse Saros , who is one year younger than Murray, should start in Game 3. As for Crosby, Subban said the Penguins captain should expect to see more of him. Rinne kicked a Bryan Rust rebound to the slot where Guentzel scored his 12th of the playoffs and his second of the game. Read More »