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Murray was not at his best but came back from a set down in the quarter-finals to defeat Kei Nishikori in Paris 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. Wawrinka has not dropped a set on his way to the semis, and his 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win on Wednesday over Marin Cilic was every bit as impressive as it sounds.
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds coming to Xbox One

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds coming to Xbox One

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    Not all games achieve those heady heights, but its 12 GCN compute units, running at 914MHz can reach it. The concept, where players parachute onto an island and scavenge for weapons and items in Hunger Games-style deathmatch is the ideal online multiplayer game and opening it up to console players looks certain to cement its place as one of the games of the year.
  • Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

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    But it was Senna , Hamilton's favorite driver, who was the target. "I wanted that podium but I didn't get it", he said. "Once I was there, I could not go back". It changed the complexion of Vettel's afternoon immediately. Lewis Hamilton held the bright yellow helmet over his head for the cheering crowd to see, and gave it a kiss as if he had already won the weekend's biggest prize.
  • England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for first time

    England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for first time

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    It was the first time England won the tournament - one that Argentina has won six times - and the country's biggest football achievement since winning the World Cup in 1966. Freddie Woodman is the son of Andy Woodman, a former goalkeeping coach at Newcastle United and a close friend of the England senior team manager.
  • Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe 'obsessed' with winning the Champions League

    Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe 'obsessed' with winning the Champions League

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    Liverpool aren't the only ones at all to try and court the current wunderkind, as there are other reports of Manchester United , Arsenal, and Real Madrid all reportedly vying for the kid's signature. Mbappe has emerged as one of the most highly rated youngster and is being tipped to be the first £100million-rated player. "A Champions League would be much more an obsession for me than a Ballon d'Or for example, but I think there are stages before winning it".
  • Pittsburgh wins second straight Stanley Cup title

    Pittsburgh wins second straight Stanley Cup title

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    Penguins starting goalie Matt Murray recorded two straight shutouts to wrap up the final. Pittsburgh's win is the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked.
  • Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ

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    Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulated the team for their spectacular victory. When they began, Bangladesh was under the pump and not even its most ardent fan was thinking of victory. After ten overs of their innings, New Zealand were 61 for one; at the same stage, Bangladesh were 24 for three. President M Abdul Hamid today congratulated the Bangladesh cricket team for their historic win against New Zealand last night.
  • Zlatan will still do rehab at United

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    United have remained quiet about Ibrahimovic's future since then before the striker was named on the Premier League's official list of players let go on Friday. He joined the rest of the squad in Stockholm when they beat Ajax to win the European competition last month, but he could now be on his way to America for the next chapter in his illustrious career.
  • Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

    Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

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    Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans called for Cristiano Ronaldo to win a fifth Ballon d'Or on Sunday as the Spanish giants paraded the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time. "The squad has been great and it's been good for me individually, too". He's the most capped Italian and, of all Italians, only Paolo Maldini has played more Champions League games than Buffon (108).
  • Omaha girl disqualified from soccer tournament for 'looking like a boy'

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    Her family brought several forms of identification, including her insurance card and a doctor's physical form, to prove she's a girl, but the team was still disqualified. She's so good that she plays on the 11 year-old roster even though she's 8. If Mili's family wants to challenge the disqualification, they said, they can try to appeal with the Nebraska State Soccer Association .
  • Kevin Durant denies getting post-Game 7 phone call from Draymond Green

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    The Warriors will not have the first-ever ideal postseason, with thanks to the Cavaliers . Golden State will be at full strength this time, and while the Warriors have finally lost a game, they haven't lost any confidence. After effectively shooting 41 percent and scoring about 90 points per 100 possessions in Game 1, the Cavs' effective field goal percentage and efficiency have both increased each game.
  • Girls youth soccer team cuts hair to honor disqualified teammate

    Girls youth soccer team cuts hair to honor disqualified teammate

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    Soccer stars like Abby Wambach and Mia Hamm have expressed support for Mili Hernandez, the 8-year-old Nebraska girl whose soccer team was eliminated from a tournament last weekend because organizers thought she was a boy . "I cut my hair because it's not fair what they're doing to Mili". The Nebraska State Soccer Association, which didn't sponsor the tournament, said it nevertheless was investigating the incident.