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Halep believes she is in a better position now than she was three years ago. Few people expected Karolina Pliskova to reach the French Open semi-finals and even the Czech, who admits to having limited claycourt skills, did not back herself for such an achievement.
  • Europe can no longer 'outsource' protection

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    For politicians in Europe, the results do not necessarily raise the question of whether Brexit will happen but rather how and when the negotiations will take place. She warned that if she lost just six seats, she would no longer be Prime Minister, and an unprepared Jeremy Corbyn would go "naked and alone" to the negotiating table.
  • Qatar seeks allies as Gulf crisis grows

    Qatar seeks allies as Gulf crisis grows

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    Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that Qatar must take several steps including ending its alleged support for the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas and Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood to restore ties with Persian Gulf Arab countries.
  • Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad

    Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad

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    After registering a eight-wicket win against Bangladesh, England will lock horns with New Zealand next at Sophia Gardens on 6th June. Woakes had been an injury doubt coming into the tournament after missing the final two one-dayers of the series win over South Africa with a thigh issue.
  • Victor Moses dived because he was tired against Arsenal - Antonio Conte

    Victor Moses dived because he was tired against Arsenal - Antonio Conte

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    Wenger berated those fans who had called for his exit during matches in the latter part of the season, but said he does not have to hold it against them in the long-run. The fan base certainly seems more divided, with Wenger bemoaning the "very hostile environment" created by some fans demanding his removal. And Aaron Ramsey's victor moments later ensured Mertesacker would complete his fairytale return by lifting the Cup in front of Arsenal's jubilant fans.
  • England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today

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    Mashrafe, who was in charge when Bangladesh ended England's hopes at the last World Cup with a 15-run win in Adelaide, has been hugely impressed at the way Eoin Morgan's team have reinvented themselves in the intervening two years. But the last two years has been brilliant for Bangladesh cricket. Nevertheless, Azhar said: "Wahab has recovered well so we have no doubt that he will be fit to play".
  • Red Sox P Rodriguez (knee) to 10-day DL

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    With the victory, the Red Sox improved to 6-7 against the Orioles. That's why the Red Sox were delighted to win the final two games to get a split. He is batting.348 in 29 games. Chris Tillman (1-3) kept the Orioles even until the sixth. In addition, the Orioles' pitchers have walked just one batter in each of the first two games of the series with Boston, something manager Buck Showalter is very happy with.
  • Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye dream French Open final

    Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye dream French Open final

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    Andy Murray's dream of winning his first French Open is over for another year. Rafael Nadal continues what appears to be his inevitable march toward a record 10th title, and either Andy Murray or Stan Wawrinka will be playing for his fourth major title Sunday in Paris.
  • Sports writer loses job over tweet on Japanese Indy winner

    Sports writer loses job over tweet on Japanese Indy winner

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    Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indy 500 on Sunday, holding off three-time victor Helio Castroneves of Brazil to do it. "But he's just such a gentleman and such a fair player". "I didn't know if I could be as quick as anyone in IndyCar, and it was nice to have this competitive feeling". The concerns of a failure occurring, despite being expected by most, had been raised earlier in the race when his team mate, Ryan Hunter-Reay's engine, gave up on lap 140.
  • AB definitely due against India, says Miller

    AB definitely due against India, says Miller

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    Pakistan were comfortably placed in their chase at 119 for three in 27 overs when rain interrupted the proceedings. The one highlight in the field for South Africa was the form of the towering quick bowler Morkel, who took two wickets in four balls on his way to three for 18 in seven overs.
  • Liverpool apologizes to Southampton after reportedly tapping up Virgil van Dijk

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    Premier League champions Chelsea and Manchester City have been heavily linked with the player, but City's interest had cooled as they were not prepared to pay as high a fee as Liverpool . It means manager Jurgen Klopp will need to search elsewhere for reinforcements at centre-back. Liverpool also made their intentions clear about dropping all interest in the 25-year-old.
  • After Smart Watch, Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

    After Smart Watch, Apple introduces smart compact music speaker

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    Speaking about the "HomePod" , it comes with around 7 inches of height and a large woofer designed by Apple . It has six built-in microphones - allowing users to control it from across a room. You can control the speaker with Siri by telling it what to play, marking favorites, and even asking it detailed questions about the music that's playing.