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Bottas led virtually every lap at the Sochi Autodrom after passing pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel at the start before holding off a late charge from the Ferrari driver in the closing stages. It was also Ferrari's first front row sweep since Brazilian Felipe Massa, now with Williams, and Raikkonen qualified first and second at the French Grand Prix - a race no longer on the calendar - in June 2008.
  • Raptors put up a fight against Cavaliers, but fall for third time

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    But it was not enough, and it didn't help that he scored one point in the fourth quarter. Lowry sprained his left ankle in the third quarter of Game 2 and did not practice Thursday. Thompson got the lead to 19 points on a layup with 5:47 to play. The Cavaliers are the only team since the Minneapolis Lakers in 1949 and 1950 to win their first seven playoff games in consecutive seasons.
  • Emre Can wondergoal gives Liverpool breathing space in EPL top four

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    Liverpool stay third in the Premier League table and made the most of top-four rivals Manchester United and Manchester City dropping points on the weekend. We needed luck, we tried to play the best football possible, it was tough to defend the challenges from their forwards, Deeney and Success. It was a special goal but I'm very happy that we got the three points'.
  • Capitals top Penguins, force Game 7

    Capitals top Penguins, force Game 7

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    The Washington Capitals, once down 3-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Pittsburgh Penguins, went into Pittsburgh and routed the Pens 5-2 to tie the series at 3-3 and force a game seven on Wednesday night. Crosby crashed headfirst into the boards in the first period of Monday night's Game 6 loss to the Capitals . "I think we were probably guilty of making a few mistakes early on and then probably chasing our mistakes after that", said Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby, who ...
  • United team news for the Manchester derby

    United team news for the Manchester derby

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    Early outside estimates have suggested he will be sidelined for nine to 12 months. It'd be a sad way for him to end his career at United and hopes are he's able to get back to his feet because if there's one player that can fight back, it's Zlatan.
  • Southampton vs Arsenal 10 May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

    Southampton vs Arsenal 10 May 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

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    Their form over the past few games haven't warranted any guarantees of that happening though, with two losses and two draws , albeit whilst facing the likes of Manchester City , Chelsea and Liverpool. Four wins in five games have given the gunners a slight chance again, however if they can get through this fixture and their next one away at Stoke City, they will be optimistic as they end the season with two games at the Emirates against Sunderland and Everton.
  • Iniesta returns for Barca against resurgent Villarreal

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    The Argentina global is in no hurry to renew his deal at the Nou Camp and is particularly keen to get the right offer following recent bumper renewals for Neymar and Luis Suarez. They will likely need at least a goal to keep pace with Barcelona , as they've scored 104 total goals in the league this season. "Our pressure was key and we produced a complete performance against a great side".
  • Mourinho goads Wenger after defeat at Arsenal

    Mourinho goads Wenger after defeat at Arsenal

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    Danny Welbeck doubled the lead three minutes later and Arsenal comfortably held on to give Arsene Wenger his first competitive win over Jose Mourinho. His overall appearance was impressive, but he did face some rather big challenges with the mental aspect of the game which only come natural for a debutant and a player of his age.
  • Maria Sharapova one win away from automatically reaching French Open qualifiers

    Maria Sharapova one win away from automatically reaching French Open qualifiers

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    As opposed to her eagerly-awaited return against Vinci, Sharapova started her Round of 16 match on Centre Court at the Porsche-Arena at a lightning pace. "I don't have anything to say -- I am way above that", she told reporters when asked about Bouchard's comment. Estonian qualifier Kontaveit, ranked 73 in the world, knocked out reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza in the second round but found Sharapova a tougher proposition.
  • Aaron Hernandez Murder Conviction Vacated

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    Judge E. Susan Garsh ruled Tuesday (May 9th) that the Abatement Doctrine was binding precedent and therefore she was compelled to follow it. Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn said prosecutors will appeal the judge's decision.
  • Sharapova wins after return from doping ban

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    Sharapova finished with 11 aces, 3 double faults, 39 winners, 21 unforced and she held her last nine service games. In this case of Stuttgart Open, she has been given a wildcard. Vinci falls to 0-3 against Sharapova. The 30-year-old Sharapova was among more than 100 athletes who tested positive after meldonium was banned in sport last year.
  • IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets

    IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets

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    Rohit explained the rationale behind his decision after the toss. Read Also: Hashim Amla: One can succeed in T20 without looking agricultural By restricting MI to such a low total, the SRH bowlers had done their jobs. However, Yuvraj Singh's return to form should boost the batting unit, which needs to perform well today to match the Indians' line-up, which amassed 212 runs in their last match against Delhi Daredevils .