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With Grigor Dimitrov leading 6-2, 6-3 against Stephane Robert, a picture was posted with the caption: "No. 11 Dimitrov d". Olympic champion Monica Puig sent veteran Italian Roberta Vinci to her 10th first round loss in 13 visits to Paris , winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.
  • Kohli desperate to prove point in England

    Kohli desperate to prove point in England

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    India will be focusing on being ruthless when they get down to defend their Champions Trophy title next month, captain Virat Kohli emphasised during the pre-departure media conference in Mumbai on Wednesday. "In a World Cup you have league games and you have time to get into the tournament and dominate in the later half". A Billion Dreams - Will it inspire Indian cricket team at Champions Trophy? "I think these 3 were our strongest factors in the last Champions Trophy".
  • Ajax coach rues 'boring Europa League final'

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    United's players were clearly moved by the events and flew to Sweden with heavy hearts, vowing to deliver a display in their biggest match of the season that would serve as a tribute to the victims and their families. "We fought hard for this since the beginning". United won the trophy for the first time, courtesy of goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan , despite seeing only 33 per cent of possession at the Friends Arena and registering just four shots on target.
  • Celtic's Depth Wins Game 3

    Celtic's Depth Wins Game 3

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    In the moments after the Celtics completed a remarkable comeback victory over the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night, forward Kelly Olynyk chose to get Thomas on a FaceTime connection to celebrate. "We decided were going to go out and play hard, swinging". "We have to go in with a bunker mentality that we had in Game 1 and Game 2, to go out and do what we do, but we have to defend", James said.
  • LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'

    LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'

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    The Cleveland Cavalier forward scored a record breaking 42 points in their playoff game against the Bolton Celtic to earn his team a 112-99 victory over their rivals. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been nearly equally dominant in the National Basketball Association postseason. Irving kept the game close until half-time with 12 points.
  • Why Lebron Breaking MJ's Record Isn't As Impressive As It Seems

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    But it all evaporated. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers have been rolling as well, sweeping the Pacers and Raptors before dominating the Celtics in five games. In 2015, James had to carry an injury-depleted roster and came up short in six games.
  • Kevin Love doesn't think Cavaliers are underdogs

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    Golden State punched its ticket by sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals, while the Cavaliers finished off the Boston Celtics in five games to win the Eastern Conference. Last night, LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan as the basketball player with the most points in the playoffs in the history of the NBA . The 2016 champion Cavs will battle the 2015 champion Warriors for the third straight year.
  • North Korea tests weapon that will 'spoil enemy's dream'

    North Korea tests weapon that will 'spoil enemy's dream'

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    Kim Jong-un is preparing for World War 3, he was so impressed he has ordered the mass-production and deployment of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system which the North Korean leader personally witnessed being test fired recently, state media reported.
  • LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan as Cleveland Cavaliers destroy the Boston Celtics

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    The answer was in the closing minutes of the third, with a three that extended the Cavs' lead to 32. Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points. Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, and Kevin Love had 28 for Cleveland. No other player on the roster is capable of scoring 20 points per game. The Celtics , without Thomas, didn't have one of these lethal scorers, and it's why they couldn't keep pace with a Cavs team averaging 116.8 points per game in the playoffs.
  • Wenger in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

    Wenger in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

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    So in a week that brought such pain to the city of Manchester you can not begrudge one of their teams the success in the Europa Cup final and whilst it wont bring back the lives of those innocent victims it is a distraction that many need at this time .