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Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

But the Spaniard has been repeatedly answering questions recently about whether expectations are different now that she is a major champion and whether that sort of pressure might affect her on court. Open. Rafael Nadal charged mercilessly into the quarter-finals of the French Open with an emphatic straight-sets win over fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut on Sunday. Read More »

Italian police says over 1500 football fans injured in Turin stampede

Thousands of supporters gathered at a fanzone set up at Piazzo San Carlo to cheer on the Bianconeri, as they ultimately fell to a 4-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday evening. The report says that at least seven people were seriously injured, including a seven-year-old according to local media. Juventus fans watch the Champions League final on a big screen in San Carlo Square, Turin . Read More »

Rafa Nadal moves to Men's Singles quarter-finals

Nishikori had been two sets up but Chung fought back and was 3-0 up in the fourth when play was called off. The 21-year-old will now face British world number one Andy Murray in the fourth round on Monday. The 24-year-old Mladenovic had never made it past the third round in Paris . "I was trained to stay focused and I'm happy I could finish it early". Read More »

Novak Djokovic comes through tough test to make French Open fourth round


So I'm glad that I have some positives, of course, to take from today's match. "I think he will get better every day", he said. Meetings for quarterfinal spots include seven-time major champion Venus Williams against No. The world number 11 Saina, who made the womens singles semifinal, was seeded second in the tournament, while her opponent entered the tournament as fourth seed. Read More »

Andy Murray beats Juan Martin Del Potro to reach fourth round

Murray saved four set points to win a titanic opener lasting 84 minutes and was in control thereafter in a 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 victory. This is one of the most important tournaments of the year. you guys ask me what I was saying". What do you want me to do? "I didn't come here with the mindset that I'm definitely going to go a long way here". Read More »

Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out


This was the biggest match of the women's tournament so far - 2016 victor against great French hope. With the boisterous crowd willing her every step of the way, Mladenovic was the more opportunistic player in the final set. I went out there without fear. She impressed in downing 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone 6-2 6-4 in the first round and followed up with victories over Estonian Anett Kontaveit and 27th seed Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan. Read More »

Security heightened but fans in fine voice ahead of Pakistan-India clash


Though the prediction shows that Pakistan has never won an ICC tournament match against India , we never knew what happens. "You have to handle stuff when you're thinking about it". He went on: "We have made a plan". Azhar Ali has played India twice in 105 matches. "You will see this team playing differently". But it is not a phrase that might have been expected from Misbah-ul-Haq, and with a couple of new faces in the team - faces that India will not have seen - it may be that they ... Read More »

Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in Turin stampede


According to La Republica , about 1,400 people were hurt, eight of which were seriously injured, one child among them. The match, between Turin club Juventus and Real Madrid, was being played in Cardiff , Wales. Following the stampede, bags and lost shoes littered the square while people were seen limping and looking for friends and family members, a Reuters witness said. Read More »

Amla, du Plessis propel South Africa to 96-run win


As Imran Tahir 4-27 in 8.3 overs, which coincided as his eighth fourth wicket haul in One Day Cricket. Here, we look at three moments where the game was decided. It was left to JP Duminy to provide the sting in the tail of the South African innings, which the left-hander did with a swashbuckling unbeaten 38 of 20 balls. Read More »

Three things we learned from Game 2


The Penguins were firing at will at Rinne and scored on a power play shot by Guentzel at 16:26 in the first period. Zach Smith, of Crafton, Pa., covers his Stanley Cup replica as he waits in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators , Wedne. Read More »

'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe


Up to 1,400 people were injured in the Italian city of Turin at a stampede during a public screening of the Champions League final, local media reported on Sunday quoting emergency services. Juve might have been rocked but they surged again, producing a superb team move at the end of which Mandzukic scored one of the great Champions League final goals. Read More »

Warriors defeat Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener


The Cavs gave away 20 turnovers, eight of them by James on a night where he had 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists. Lue said he pulled Thompson from the game to get more offense in the lineup. I'm not even mad, Cleveland . The Warriors , meanwhile, committed just four, tying the record for the fewest in a Finals game. Golden State is simply too strong for Cleveland. Read More »

French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One


I know how to do this really", Nadal said. The Spanish former World No. 2, who has had a poor clay season, had a quick first set before Schiavone went all guns blazing in the middle of set 2. If the Spaniard can build on his encouraging start - a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 win against the French world No45, Benoît Paire, on Court Suzanne Lenglen in one hour 52 minutes - he is headed for a semi-final collision with Djokovic. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco

It was a landmark win for Ferrari , their first in Monaco since 2001 and a first 1-2 since 2010. The Briton is now 25 points behind runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel following the Ferrari driver's third victory from the opening six rounds of the season in Monaco . Read More »

Real's remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters most

Mario Mandzukic equalised for Juventus with a spectacular overhead kick that will live long in the memory. Juve entered this contest in Cardiff as the slight favourite, and played Real close for 45 minutes, before Los Blancos put on a dominant performance and ran roughshod over the Italian champions in the second half. Read More »

LeBron: Durant the difference in Finals Game 1

It's never about how you get knocked down. "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled previous year, that we saw in the regular season and the postseason, and then in the offseason you add a high-powered offensive talent like that and a great basketball IQ like that, that's what stands out", James said. Read More »

Alex Honnold free solo climbs El Capitan, Yosemite


Alex Honnold scaled the 3,000-ft vertical ascent - which is higher than the world's tallest sky scraper Burj Khalifa - in just under four hours, on Saturday the magazine revealed. National Geographic reports he spent the night sleeping in his van before rising "dressed in his favorite red t-shirt and cutoff nylon trousers, and eaten his standard breakfast of oats, flax, chia seeds, and blueberries". Read More »

1000 injured in panic after soccer game

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales, Saturday June 3, 2017. Next year it's going to be even more difficult and we are going to have to work very hard to be able to win once again. But within seven minutes, Ronaldo was shaking his head and scowling after seeing an equalizer of individual brilliance. Read More »

Romero believes he has proved himself after Europa League final

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is close to making a decision about future at the Premier League club but will take a few weeks to contemplate his options. Henrikh Mkhitaryan's second-half goal sealed United's win and a place in next season's Champions League . "Then with Jose I've had a bigger role, I've been able to play a little more and I've been able to show I'm a goalkeeper that can play for this club ". Read More »

Forget Durant versus LeBron, it's all Durant-Rihanna now

Warriors won Game One a year ago (104-89 at Oakland on June 2), then lost the series in seven games.In 2015, Warriors won Game One over Cavs (108-100, OT at Oakland , June 4) and won the series in six.Coming into 2017, the Game One victor had lost four of the last six NBA Finals .The Game One winners in 2011 (Miami), 2012 (Oklahoma City), 2013 (San Antonio) and 2016 (Golden State) all lost The Finals. Read More »

Mike Fisher and Rickard Rakell ruled out for Game 5


The Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf , here calmly talking to an official. "They came out and worked harder than us in the second and third periods, and that was the difference in the hockey game". Josh Manson was called for a cross-checking penalty after he took a high stick that didn't get called, and Nashville took advantage of the ensuing power play. Read More »

Defending Champ Muguruza Falls to Mladenovic

The players flip-flopped in the first two sets, with a self-assured Mladenovic dominating the tentative Spaniard early, but Muguruza impressively found her game to hit back in the middle set behind 16 winners and three breaks of serve. "It's something I'm prepared for", the 13th seed said ahead of Sunday's match. "Everything wasn't ideal. There were a few concerns", Mladenovic said, before joking: "I made about 35 double-faults today, but everything's OK!" "I love this tournament, no ... Read More »

Byron Nelson: Sergio Garcia four shots behind leader James Hahn

Today I feel like I only hit four or five drivers . Horschel's two-putt birdie on the par-5 16th moved him back into a tie for the lead with Day while Hahn's par on the hole all but ended his chances. "I haven't played here in five years", said Horschel. "I won, and I don't want to leave". It was only fitting the final Byron Nelson in Irving would go into a playoff round. Read More »