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A brilliantly paced chase from Angelo Mathews' side saw them knock off 322 with eight balls to spare, the largest successful chase in The Oval's one-day global history. Sri Lanka's attack lacked sting and didn't ever look like they might bowl out the team in light blue and yellow (their "away" kit) but, once again, the match was played on a lovely flat batting surface and the ball refused to misbehave.
  • Bad start but Conte livid with referee

    Bad start but Conte livid with referee

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    Now, the manager says the saga is nearing its conclusion and, now that he has led Arsenal to the FA Cup trophy, he has the proof of his commitment to remain at the club. "We have a board meeting on Tuesday", he said. "Honestly. That this goal (should have been) disallowed because there is a clear handball". "The first goal , the player had his hands attached to the ball with two hands".
  • Nadal targets 10th French Open title against Wawrinka

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    Nadal withstood a shaky start before reeling off four games in succession to subdue Thiem, who was looking to be just the second Austrian finalist at a Slam after 1995 French Open victor Thomas Muster. Murray won the first set 7-6 (6) and Wawrinka won the second 6-3. The third was an absolute thriller as Murray dropped serve early to trail 0-3. That was his fourth loss after winning two of the first three sets.
  • Rafa Nadal v Dominic Thiem - player profiles

    Rafa Nadal v Dominic Thiem - player profiles

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    In Rome , he beat Nadal in straight sets, which remains the Spaniard's only defeat on clay this season, but was hammered 6-1, 6-0 by Djokovic in the final. That is really what I struggled with and what I found so frustrating a year ago. "But definitely he will". So while his failure to win a set certainly constitutes another worrying moment in the Serb's career, it's not quite as unexpected as a casual tennis fan might expect.
  • Nadal crushes Thiem to set up Wawrinka showdown

    Nadal crushes Thiem to set up Wawrinka showdown

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    The symbols of the three places where he won Grand Slam titles - a kangaroo for the Australian Open , the Eiffel Tower for Roland Garros and the Statue of Liberty for the U.S. The fourth set however is the one Murray will rue. While Wawrinka finished with 10 more winners than unforced errors, Murray replied with 36 winners and 36 unforced errors.
  • Draymond Green's mom says officials were paid off in Game 4

    Draymond Green's mom says officials were paid off in Game 4

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    A video that was captured in the stands shows a confrontation between Draymond Green's mother Mary Babers-Green and Cleveland fans post-game. My mom can hold her own though. "It would be very satisfying to do that", Green said. Ayesha Curry, Steph Curry's wife, was candid on Twitter all throughout the series a year ago concerning the Cavaliers and how the National Basketball Association officials were handling the game.
  • Flyers sign Gostisbehere to 6-year contract extension

    Flyers sign Gostisbehere to 6-year contract extension

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    The Ghost Bear's second and first full-time National Hockey League season didn't go as smoothly as 2015-16, as he managed 39 points (7 goals, 32 assists) in 76 games. Now that he has job security, perhaps he can return to the form that made his play so spectacular his rookie campaign. Gostisbehere is part of a core group of young defenseman, including Ivan Provorov, Sam Morin, and Travis Sanheim.
  • Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

    Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

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    Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the US and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic are one victory away from their second French Open women's doubles title and fifth major championship overall. Murray won the first set 7-6 (6). The quarterfinal match between fifth-seeded Elena Svitolina and No. 3 Simona Halep at the French Open is going into a third set.
  • Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia

    Two-goal Ronaldo leads Portugal to 3-0 win in Latvia

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    There was nothing impressive - or justifiable - about the error from Lloris that led to Sweden's victor against France in Group A. The freak goal sent the massed ranks of yellow clad fans in Stockholm into a wild frenzy, but more importantly with four games to go it sent Sweden top of Group A, level on 13 points with France.