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I thought I wasn't going to finish at one point. "I really thought I had lost it after the elimination race", Archibald told the AP . Italy won the bronze medal, beating Olympic champion Britain. "I'm incredibly happy", she said. "I've come so close so many times!" "It was really, really, hard, she's such a tough competitor and was really hard to race against", added Barker, part of the World Record setting team pursuit Olympic champion quartet from Rio 2016.
  • I've not seen Birmingham play this season, admits Redknapp

    I've not seen Birmingham play this season, admits Redknapp

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    Sitting just three points clear of the relegation zone, Blues face bitter rivals Aston Villa this weekend before playing Huddersfield Town and Bristol City . He said: "I drove to London, had a meeting for 15 minutes and said 'Sure I will come and do it -no problem". He has previously been in charge of Bournemouth , West Ham United, Portsmouth - where he won the FA Cup in 2008 - and Southampton .
  • Real Madrid set to call off summer move for Eden Hazard

    Real Madrid set to call off summer move for Eden Hazard

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    Hazard and Fabregas came off the substitutes' bench to have influential roles in Chelsea's 4-2 FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday. He was on the Chelsea books for four years but spent time on loan with Valencia and Stuttgart. Spurs have been hit by injury this season with Pochettino unable to call upon the services of Erik Lamela, while his first-choice left-back Danny Rose was ruled out of the match against Chelsea .
  • Cavs' Smith hopes to play in game three

    Cavs' Smith hopes to play in game three

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    Paul George finds himself in a 0-2 hole against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, a terrifying place to be. Game 3 is Thursday night at Indianapolis. "We lost our poise and wasn't calm during that third quarter". "The point is we have to join in", Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Monday. A silver lining for the Pacers for Game 3: Cleveland had a losing record on the road this season (20-21).
  • Numbers preview: Cavaliers (2) vs. Pacers (7)

    Numbers preview: Cavaliers (2) vs. Pacers (7)

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    The last day of the regular season is the final day teams can sign a player and have them eligible for the playoffs. The team that was at one point 40-16 and in charge of the East, adding veteran depth seemingly at will? A defensive stopper with playoff experience, Jones was released at the end of training camp in October and hasn't played this season.
  • Sharks haunted by missed chances in series loss to Oilers

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    He was injured April 2 in a game against Vancouver, but returned to play two weeks later in Game 3 of the Sharks' first-round playoff series against the Edmonton Oilers. The Sharks end up in third place in the division again and an early exit from the playoffs. Here's the way I see it: the Sharks can bring back Thornton and Marleau to two-year deals and promote players like Timo Meier and Kevin Labanc to permanent players.
  • Last dance: Bulls are down to final game in playoff push

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    The Pacers? They have to play the playoff bound Hawks. Boston closed out the regular season with a 112-94 win over the Bucks at TD Garden, but that result really didn't matter because the Cavs (51-31) had conceded the No. Gerald Green scored 18 points and Boston emerged with the top seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs after beating Milwaukee. They will face Cleveland in the opening round.
  • Warriors Look To Close Out Blazers Monday

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    Meanwhile, the Portland Trail Blazers will be without blossoming centre Jusuf Nurkic , who started Game 3 after missing the previous nine games with a fractured right leg. "I think it was much more about them and how good they are", Stotts said. He sat out the next two games with a left calf strain. Brown said beforehand he expected Kerr would be watching from the locker room.
  • Donald, DeLaet share RBC Heritage lead

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    This is DeLaet's first time leading or sharing a lead in any event after 54 holes. Kim rolled in nine birdies Thursday and had just one bogey as she rocketed from a tie for 48th after the first round to become the co-leader with Thailand star Ariya Jutanugarn when play was suspended for the day.
  • Vettel voted Bahrain GP Driver of the Day

    Vettel voted Bahrain GP Driver of the Day

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    Hamilton now trails Ferrari's Vettel by seven points after three races. Indeed, Mercedes' Toto Wolff thinks the silver and red cars are closely matched for ultimate pace. Ferrari then had Vettel pit early on to put him on the super soft tires which ended up being the strong choice in the long run. Verstappen asked his team to match that strategy and he came in on the next lap.
  • Rafa Nadal clinches record tenth Monte Carlo Masters title

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    Rafa Nadal stayed on course for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title when the Spaniard beat David Goffin 6-3 6-1 in the semifinals after the Belgian was denied a key point in controversial fashion on Saturday. "He's a player that is playing unbelievably well during the whole season", Nadal said of Goffin. Sunday's title means that the Spaniard claimed his 50th clay court win, breaking the record of 49, he held with Guillermo Vilas.