• Chelsea close in on Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea close in on Tiemoue Bakayoko

The likes of Chelsea , Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with moves for the 23-year-old midfielder. Bakayoko, 22, has reportedly been on the Champions' radar for some time now and according to reports from the Telegraph and the Mail he is expected in London over the weekend.

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  • Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open
Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open

The 32-year-old won his first grand slam in 2014 Australian Open against 14-time grand slam victor Rafael Nadal . Not only has Nadal not conceded a set, he has dropped a total of only 29 games along the way. He capped it, appropriately, with a backhand down the line, his 87th victor of the day, 51 more than Murray. Wawrinka took 16 of the ...

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  • Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland
Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

England's position at the top of Europe Group F weakened, but it left Hampden Park relieved to have kept its eight-year unbeaten run in tournament qualifying matches intact. "So these memories will be with me -- I will look at the players and tell them you have to keep coming back and taking knocks like that", he said. England were left in no ...

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  • Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph
Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

Maiden grand slam finals are meant to be suffocating experiences but Jelena Ostapenko laid waste to that theory as she blasted a barrage of winners past Simona Halep to win the French Open in audacious fashion on Saturday. I really enjoyed it. I think I played okay. Soon enough, Ostapenko was striking two more winners on the last two points...

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  • LeBron James: 'I'm Going to Try to Sign Everybody'
LeBron James: 'I'm Going to Try to Sign Everybody'

As the Warriors roll toward their second National Basketball Association championship in three years, they can't lose. Good morning! The Warriors beat the Cavaliers, 118-113, thanks to an 11-0 run in the final three minutes , and took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals .

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  • India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach
India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach

The final over off left-arm spinner Imad Wasim resulted in 23 runs as Hardik Pandya (20 not out from six balls) smashed sixes off the first three deliveries to push his side to 319. "He was playing the IPL but then, global runs are very different, against a quality bowling attack as well", Kohli said. The outspoken Afridi, who played 398 on...

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  • Cavaliers get off to quick start in Game 4 of NBA Finals
Cavaliers get off to quick start in Game 4 of NBA Finals

Deron Williams actually scored a bucket. Instead of an ejection for Pachulia, however, he and Shumpert were slapped with technicals. "So our mindset is try to go up there and get one". Irving added seven rebounds, four assists and one steal in 40 minutes of action. This shot, which was well defended and then contested by Klay Thompson , was t...

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  • UAE: Qatar fueling row by courting Turkey, Iran
UAE: Qatar fueling row by courting Turkey, Iran

Speaking to the AP from a Foreign Ministry office in Dubai, Gargash listed a number of terror groups he alleged Qatar had funded, including al-Qaida's branches in Syria and Somalia, militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and other group's with "al-Qaida-type organizations" in Libya.

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  • Defending champion Hamilton sets pace in Canadian GP practice, Stroll 13th
Defending champion Hamilton sets pace in Canadian GP practice, Stroll 13th

Vettel's principal title rival three-time champion Briton Lewis Hamilton and many paddock observers had viewed the manner in which Ferrari executed their pit stops in Monte Carlo as clear evidence that the Italian team favoured the German.

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  • Halep wins opening set of French Open final
Halep wins opening set of French Open final

The ankle issue she picked up in the Rome final cleared up just in time and, if she wins the title, she will also become world No 1 for the first time . But Halep broke right back, and then took the set with a break in the final game. Ostapenko also recovered from a break behind in the third set and finished the contest with a flashing backhan...

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  • Hamilton wins pole at Canadian GP for 3rd year in a row
Hamilton wins pole at Canadian GP for 3rd year in a row

It was here 10 years ago where Hamilton secured his first ever grand prix victory, and he will now be odds-on to record his sixth victory in Montreal after his blistering lap. "I really feel welcome when I come to Canada", said Hamilton. Alonso and team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne, 16th in the order, have been the slowest in a straight line for much...

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  • No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final
No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

Simona Halep has made it to the quarter-finals in each of her four competitions after her third-round exit at Indian Wells in March. He lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals, then withdrew from the tournament before the third round past year because of an injured left wrist.

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  • Cavs halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4

James won a pair of titles with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in Miami, and finally brought a title to his hometown Cavaliers previous year. The Cavs opened the first quarter with 49 points, the most in a quarter in Finals history. Kevin Love (23 points) and Kyrie Irving (40 points) were draining threes left and right going 13-20 from beyond the ...

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  • Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4
Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

No team has ever recovered from the 3-0 deficit facing the Cavaliers this year. The Cleveland Cavaliers set a record for most points scored in any quarter of an NBA Finals game when they put up a whopping 49 points in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night.

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  • Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason with Game 4 win
Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason with Game 4 win

In addition to the scoring records, the Cavs set a Finals record for 3-pointers in a half with 13, topping the mark the Warriors set two days earlier in Game 3 . James and Durant had a heated verbal exchange for an extended stretch midway into the third quarter while referees were reviewing a foul by Love on Durant, but they slapped hands wh...

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  • Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title
Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Jelena Ostapenko told herself to enjoy the French Open final when her position seemed hopeless and ended it as one of the most unlikely grand slam champions of all time . If she can handle the momentous nature of her achievement, Ostapenko can certainly have high hopes of doing well at Wimbledon having won the junior title in 2014.

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  • LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4
LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4

The Warriors - who won their championship in 2014-15 - are unbeaten in the playoffs heading into game four of the NBA Finals against defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers . Following a sideline conference, game officials Mike Callahan, John Goble and Marc Davis said a flagrant foul had been called on Green, but the first half technical h...

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  • Wood, Rashid restrict Australia
Wood, Rashid restrict Australia

England , meanwhile, have already secured their position in the semifinals and would look to continue their momentum against old arch rivals Australia . But his memorable boundary catch - staying just inside the foam marker initially, then throwing the ball up as he went out of bounds before returning to complete the play - was outstanding, and ki...

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  • Highlights Of Cavs' NBA Finals Record 86-Point First Half
Highlights Of Cavs' NBA Finals Record 86-Point First Half

The Warriors blew their chance at a flawless 16-0 playoff record and had a 16-game winning streak stopped that dated to the regular season. The game was the most physical yet of the Finals, and even saw LeBron James and Durant come face-to-face at midcourt for a heated exchange while a play was being reviewed.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko to face Simona Halep for women's title
Jelena Ostapenko to face Simona Halep for women's title

Thirtieth seed Bacsinszky , who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015. Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament and never had been past the third round before. "...

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  • Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' ideal run
Cavaliers extend National Basketball Association finals after ending Warriors' ideal run

The Warriors scored 68 first-half points, capped by a buzzer-beating three by Kevin Durant - and still trailed by 18 at halftime. "It wasn't our smartest game that we have played all year, but it was maybe our toughest in terms of our ability to just hang in there", said Steve Kerr following the win.

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  • Copy-Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Copy-Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

The nail in Pekka Rinne's coffin happened with just ten seconds remaining in the period, as Evgeni Malkin nailed a wrist-shot to put the Penguins up 3-0 heading into the first intermission. Sheary took a pretty feed from Crosby and sent it by Saros 1:19 into the second to push Pittsburgh's lead to four. We were "just trying to move it up to o...

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  • West Ham want to sign Chelsea striker
West Ham want to sign Chelsea striker

The Hammers, who have also been linked with Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho, are hunting for a talented young striker who can help hold down in the fort in the event of injuries to Andy Carroll & Andre Ayew and will be desperate to avoid a repeat of last season.

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  • Predators vs. Penguins, Game 5
Predators vs. Penguins, Game 5

The Pittsburgh Penguins are many things, and they are called even more. "We came here with the mission to win the game and we didn't have the start or the game we wanted". "I didn't try to throw it". I think that the next time the Penguins are in Pittsburgh , they'll be hoisting the Stanley Cup . I was in some sort of lock there.

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  • Morata reaches agreement with Manchester United, Madrid want a better offer
Morata reaches agreement with Manchester United, Madrid want a better offer

Jose Mourinho is in the market for a goal-getting attacker owing to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's cruciate ligament injury that he suffered at the tail-end of the 2016/2017 campaign. The Spain worldwide, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United among others, scored 19 goals in all competitions for Madrid last term, but made just 14 start...

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  • We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho
We'd exchange cup for victims' lives, says Mourinho

Lingard proved himself to be an important figure for Mourinho this season at United, playing 25 times in the Premier League of which 18 were starts. It had been reported that the deal was effectively done after United's Europa League success secured Champions League qualification, but Griezmann used his Twitter account to call those rumours ...

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  • Aaron Ramsey convinced Arsene Wenger will stay following record FA Cup win
Aaron Ramsey convinced Arsene Wenger will stay following record FA Cup win

So it was with a makeshift defence and few expectations from football pundits that on Saturday they faced Antonio Conte's Chelsea who finished 18 points above them in the league. I do want to be a manager. The wing-back started 29 Premier League matches last season as he played a crucial part in guiding the club to the title.

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  • New Zealand beat Sir Ben Ainslie's British team in America's Cup semi
New Zealand beat Sir Ben Ainslie's British team in America's Cup semi

The New Zealanders were competing in the second race against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR when, under strong winds, the boat rose up on its foils and plunged forwards into the Great Sound , in what Ainslie described as "one of the most full-on, exhilarating moments" of his career.

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  • Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint
Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint

It follows suggestions that Southampton were prepared to report Liverpool to the Premier League over what they considered to be an illegal approach for the 25-year-old. Liverpool were reported to be on the brink of signing the Netherlands worldwide in a club-record deal from Southampton earlier this week. The Saints are reportedly ...

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  • Several Cavs Players Pissed Off at Warriors Guard Stephen Curry
Several Cavs Players Pissed Off at Warriors Guard Stephen Curry

However, the apparently crude actions of Warriors point guard Stephen Curry just after teammate Kevin Durant's crucial 3-pointer in the final minute of Game 3 appear to have provided an extra motivating force, with numerous Cavs reportedly irritated by the move.

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  • Dufner rekindles magic to win weather-hit Memorial
Dufner rekindles magic to win weather-hit Memorial

A day after limping into the clubhouse with a miserable 77 in the third round, Dufner knocked in a 32-foot putt for par on the 72nd hole to close out his victory and then walked over to get the coveted handshake from tournament host Jack Nicklaus .

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4
NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

Kerr acknowledged as much in his halftime speech to his team which was shown on the national broadcast. The Cavs became the first team in National Basketball Association history to recover from a 3-1 deficit in the Finals last season. "We feel like that should be part of the game". "We're ready to live in it". Can the Warriors redeem themselves...

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  • Leeds considering move for Reading manager Jaap Stam
Leeds considering move for Reading manager Jaap Stam

He is now in negotiations with the club over a contract extension with his current deal having 12 months to run. Maxim has been in impressive form for Stuttgart for a number of seasons now, and the Romanian and he has 16 goals during his time with the German club, while he has also amassed 27 caps for his country.

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  • Dillon joins the pack of NASCAR young guns on the rise
Dillon joins the pack of NASCAR young guns on the rise

He won the first two segments and appeared to be set up to take home the $1 million prize before a slow pit stop cost him valuable position in the 10-lap shootout portion of the race. 48 team) pretty hard this weekend". "I think it shows he deserved to be in the 3", Childress said. Dillon said capturing his first Cup Series win in the No.

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  • Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11
Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

It is now unknown if the illness manager A.J. Hinch described is related to his neck problems. "They put away hitters quickly". Credit both pitchers, and then we had an explosive ninth inning. That meant Reddick had a long run to retrieve the ball and that allowed Salvador Perez - not the fastest human being on the planet - to score from first ba...

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