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Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

The SNP, who oppose Brexit, lost 21 seats. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had given the party "confidence" about selling party policies such as public ownership of the railways, she added. May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament. MALCOLM BRABANT: May has been criticized for running a lackluster campaign. Read More »

Osuigwe wins all-American girls' final in Paris


The women's final at the French Open is underway. To lead off the first set, Venus and Harrison forced a tiebreaker and eventually took the set 7-6 (5). She was the runner-up at Roland Garros in 2014. To get to the final, Venus and Harrison had come from a set down in each of their five matches and win all six of their matches in three sets. Read More »

As a cricketer, you crave to play games like these: Kohli

India came into the tournament as favourites to lift the silverware, but failure to build on their opening match thrashing of Pakistan has put their title defence in jeopardy. Incredibly, Sri Lanka didn't learn from that mistake and Mendis perished in the same fashion, easily run out by Kumar's direct hit while attempting to steal a single. Read More »

Kohli ready for India's crunch clash

Both the teams will play with 120 % commitment and with full passion", said Kohli while addressing a press conference on the eve of the match. He played down hype ahead of the game, and wasn't too pleased with suggestions that it would be a massive game for the 2013 Champions Trophy winners. Read More »

Longhorns in the NBA Playoffs: The NBA Finals

Cleveland also set the record for most three-point shots made in an NBA Finals game with 24. James added 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his ninth career NBA Finals triple-double. At one point, it was announced that Golden State's Draymond Green had been given his second technical foul and security came onto the floor to usher the volatile forward to the locker room. Read More »

French Open final place is perfect birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

I love that attitude, and it's the attitude with the power and the short angles - she has a game to back it up. "I didn't have it from the serve, so that's probably the key (why) she won the third set". I have the last word - but I'm thinking right now of doing the same tattoo as Stan. "I would, like, compare that to maybe Sharapova on some ways because before, at the beginning of her career, she was more saying, "Oh, I feel like Bambi on the ice" or something like that". Read More »

Andre Iguodala offers cryptic statement about offseason

Staying in his spot, he raised his hands and contested. Despite the 0-3 hole for the Cavs, you can't say that Quicken Loans Arena won't be rocking with Cleveland just one loss away from defeat and the end of the National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Cavaliers alive for Game 5


The Golden State Warriors have a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals , and the Cleveland Cavaliers have the best player in the world (sorry, Kevin Durant and Paul Pierce ). "I just saw an undeniable will to win", Thomas said . "I thought our team was very energetic". "So we're in a great spot, and now we have to capitalize", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Read More »

Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket


The reactions in certain situations ... Curry: "I really don't have an answer, that's the craziest thing I've ever heard". "And I even dropped my mouthpiece because I was so uncoordinated". The gestures were definitely different, but they had the same effect. The Cleveland Cavaliers , meanwhile, had no such shooting woes, racking up a pair of National Basketball Association records in this one - scoring 86 first-half points and making 24 3-balls. Read More »

Cavs halt Warriors ideal postseason, party in Game 4

Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 40 points and LeBron James broke all kinds of records as he posted a triple-double. One reason for the Warriors' dominant playoff run was the acquisition of Durant in the offseason. The Cavs led 49-33 after one. Everything's on hold in the NBA Finals. He has also hit at least 3 3-pointers in eight playoff games this year. Cleveland has set an NBA Finals record with 49 points in the first quarter. Read More »

Irving powers Cavaliers over Warriors to end flawless run

They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games a year ago. The Cavs were determined not to let the Warriors celebrate on their floor for the second time in three years, and it was Cleveland , not Golden State , which busted Finals scoring records in the first half. Read More »

Lebanon ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman film


Maybe that Black Widow solo outing we've been teased with for years. My fingers are crossed that the assumed success of Wonder Woman will elicit more female-driven superhero films from DC and beyond. "At a time when women were still without the right to vote and were subjugated to a position of being seen and not heard, the fearsome Diana becomes a spokeswoman in word and deed of resistance and empowerment", he wrote . Read More »

LeBron is not envious of Golden State

Well, maybe they've heard some talk... But face it, they are human and everybody, if given the chance, wants to do something that's never been done. You hate to get swept, lose two games on your home floor. "I don't want to get too far off of the goal at hand and the task at hand". Cavaliers: James jumped Michael Jordan (1,176) on the Finals scoring list, and hopped over His Airness (1,463) for the most made free throws in pro basketball's showcase event. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time

With the exception of Friday's first practice, the Ferraris have stayed ahead of Hamilton , who will be bidding to start from pole position for a third straight year and match Michael Schumacher's record six Canadian poles. When asked if he understands why Mercedes requires specific temperature windows to get the ultra-soft tyre working, Bottas replied: "I wish!" Both Hamilton and Bottas seemed to manage the temperatures well so far this weekend, so the mood chez Mercedes is more upbeat. Read More »

Predators on brink as goalie Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh


Subban's head on the ice near the end of the first period and what he said was an inadvertent flip of a water bottle onto the ice during play. Pittsburgh Penguins' Bryan Rust (17) gets a shot behind Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) with Colton Sissons (10) defending for a goal during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . Read More »

Cavaliers 'highly agitated' about Stephen Curry squat

I wish I could have a little bit more control over here", he told The Score. The reactions in certain situations ... During media availability on Thursday, he said he " really didn't know what [I] was doing" after the shot went through. The Warriors played a Cavaliers team on Friday night that just wasn't going to lose. The Cleveland Cavaliers , meanwhile, had no such shooting woes, racking up a pair of National Basketball Association records in this one - scoring 86 first-half points ... Read More »

US planning lineup changes with short rest for Mexico match

Christian Pulisic was the hero - a sentence likely to become a well-worn sentiment in the months and years ahead. The Americans have three wins and three draws since Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann as coach in November. Dempsey's night ended early, with Arena pulling him out just a minute before Pulisic's second goal. Afterward, Arena said he understood Dempsey's reaction but, to improve the team's situation, he had to remove one of the forwards. Read More »

Strachan calls for calm heads against England


Assistant manager Mark McGhee has confirmed the diagnosis, giving the Scots a major boost ahead of the game, who are now in fourth spot with seven points, six behind the group leaders. "We feel like we are as ready as ever and we're looking for three points to finish off our season nicely". "I think this season he's demonstrated once again why he's one of the best players in the world ". Read More »

Brace yourselves: Warriors-Cavs 3-1 lead jokes are coming

Before the game, Kerr said the mission in Game 4 was to stick to their formula: "We got to defend like insane and take care of the ball". After scoring 31 points with 11 assists and 10 rebounds, he broke and NBA Finals record with his ninth triple-double. Read More »

Australia PM Declares Melbourne Siege an 'Act of Terrorism'

Khayre was acquitted of a plot to attack Sydney's Holsworthy Barracks in 2009. They found the male employee dead in the lobby with a gunshot wound, while Khayre was holding hostage a prostitute he had hired through an escort agency. "We're treating this as a terrorism incident", Ashton said. Australian investigators immediately raised concerns about the possibility that the violence had been inspired by recent acts of terrorism committed in the United Kingdom, including, most recently, ... Read More »

"People Have Died For Their Country" - Roy Keane Rallies Irish Troops


The visitors and Wales trail group leaders Ireland and Serbia by four points heading into the second half of the campaign. Ireland face Austria in a potentially pivotal World Cup qualifier in Dublin on Sunday with Keane having told the players they need to match the selflessness of skipper Seamus Coleman , whose campaign is over as a result of the horrendous double leg fracture he suffered against Wales in March. Read More »

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving keep Cleveland Cavaliers alive

As this was being sorted out, Todd Leebow, a friend of James got involved in an argument with Golden State's bench and was asked to leave. On the surface, this seems odd; how much more incentive does anyone need to perform at a high level in The Finals? The Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday survived a Golden State Warriors' bid to sweep the NBA Finals thanks to a superb shooting performance in a 116-137 win at Quicken Loans Arena and forced a Game 5 in the 3-1 series. Read More »

Adam Lallana: This is how Tottenham star can improve


But it was important, and is important at the moment, to develop a group first. "People have said to me there are a lack of leaders in the team and I don't see that to be the case". "In the old days it was about the physical side". "We know his mentality, we know he wants to be one of the best in the world". Seven goals in his last two games allowed Kane to finish the 2016-17 season with 35 goals in all competitions, following hauls of 31 and 28 in the two previous campaigns. Read More »