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Sports IPL Play-offs need to have an extra day: SRK
Author: 0 IPL Play-offs need to have an extra day: SRK

Preview: In-form Sunrisers Hyderabad favourites against struggling Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL Eliminator Jasprit Bumrah has been their best death overs specialist and along with Hardik, he will have to play a key role to restrict KKR, which boasts of some big names like Chris Lynn, Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa, among others.

Sports India announce schedule for limited-overs series against West Indies
Author: 0 India announce schedule for limited-overs series against West Indies

The ODI matches will be played at Queen s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Sabina Park in Jamaica. The Champions Trophy ends on June 18 and if in case India makes it to the final, the team will have only five days gap between the two assignments.

Sports Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final
Author: 0 Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final

Ronaldo opened the scoring after Atletico's defence failed to fully clear a cross into the area. Monaco hosts Juventus in the first leg of the other semifinal on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo got ahead of a defender and headed the ball past Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak. Felipe Luis tried to make a challenge, but the ball rebounded for Ronaldo , who gave Oblak no chance with a drilled shot from 18 yards.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte open to South China Sea deals

Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Hua Chunying said Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin and senior diplomatic officials from the ASEAN countries will attend the meeting. Sta. Romana however said the public should not expect a final settlement of the South China Sea dispute instantly at the first session of the BCM. The competing claims to the sea, which is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits, have for decades made it one of Asia's potential military flashpoints.

Sports Brewers' Garza hopes to extend mastery of Padres
Author: 0 Brewers' Garza hopes to extend mastery of Padres

Brewers: RHP Matt Garza (2-0, 2.66) comes into Wednesday night's game 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA in four career starts against San Diego. To listen to Craig Counsell's entire conversation from Tuesday's Wisconsin's Morning News, click on the Soundcloud link at the top of this story .

Author: 0 Sharapova denied French Open wild card

The former Wimbledon champion, who has courted controversy since returning to the sport in April, is due on centre court imminently to face Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the round of 32 at the Italian Open. "I definitely felt a little bit better. but still not close to where I would like to be, obviously". Maybe they should give a wild card to Lance Armstrong, too? "Maria won twice here, but we have a huge (moral) responsibility".

Sports Gunners plot £50m bid for Real Madrid superstar
Author: 0 Gunners plot £50m bid for Real Madrid superstar

But Morata opted for a £17m move to Juventus. With Chelsea crowned Premier League champions attention slowly turns towards summer transfer window and which players the Blues could look to bring in. As the final weeks of the 2016-17 season play out, it's looking like it's going to be another incredible year for Real Madrid. There's no denying that Morata would be a quality addition to any of the three squads, and it's no real surprise that there is an apparent scramble over his signature ...

Sports Rafael Nadal wins Madrid Open for the 5th time
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins Madrid Open for the 5th time

Nadal found a more friendly back and forth - his forehand to Thiem's one-handed backhand - and pinned Thiem in his backhand corner. Neither player could break again and while the home favourite took the lead in the tie-break, his Austrian opponent briefly staged a comeback before Nadal clinched the set.

Author: 0 Eliud Kipchoge puts on extraordinary show, runs fastest marathon in history

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, Eritrea's Zersenay Tadese and Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa will make the attempt by running around the Monza motor-racing track in Italy which is home to the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix. The effort came 63 years to the day since Roger Bannister became the first person to ever run a sub-4-minute mile. "I've seen the magic of gold shoes and swift suits".

Sports Si Woo Kim: Players Championship victor profile - Who is South Korea star
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim: Players Championship victor profile - Who is South Korea star

That's why I could do well". And that's exactly what transpired Sunday with the out-of-nowhere triumph by 21-year-old Si Woo Kim at The Players Championship. However, due to tour rules he could not play until he turned 18. Winners of a gold medal at either the Olympic or Asian Games means that an athlete does not have to serve in the military for their country but PGA Tour wins are not enough.

Author: 0 Andretti posts fastest speed in Indianapolis 500 practice

Alonso has a race against time trying to learn all the intricacies of auto set-up and racing on a 2.5-mile superspeedway against drivers who have been doing it for years. Marco Andretti topped the timing sheets on Monday as every driver bar Buddy Lazier made it out onto the 2.5-mile circuit. Ryan Hunter-Reay was fourth fastest for Andretti Autosport, ahead of returnee Sage Karam.

Author: 0 Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

After weeks of confusing and disagreement between BCCI and ICC, the Indian board has finally revealed the side to defend the Champions Trophy and there were no surprises. "We will groom him, nurture him and back him". Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami are making a comeback after an injury layoff. Mohammed Shami's ability to move the ball both ways has been rewarded.

Sports Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open
Author: 0 Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open

The 14-time Grand Slam champion had a slice of fortune as a let cord and a Kyrgios double fault handed him the two breaks he needed to take the first set. Wasn't playing well. I won a couple rounds and lost to Rafa. "That was disappointing because you're not always going to play your best tennis but you can still find ways to make it hard for your opponent and I didn't do that today".

Sports Hull City relegated from the Premier League
Author: 0 Hull City relegated from the Premier League

Crystal Palace are safe and Hull City are relegated. Although a win against Sam Allardyce's Crystal Palace would give them a huge chance of survival. The visitors enjoyed 74 per cent of the possession in the second half as Palace dropped deep to preserve their advantage, but they rarely looked likely to add to their meagre total of 36 league goals for the season.

Author: 0 Man United target Willian proved he still has Chelsea future vs Watford

The 36-year-old however said that he has not taken the final decision yet and is evaluating his options. Pat Nevin, who played more than 250 games for Chelsea from 1983 to 1988, feels that the current Blues squad are not deep enough to challenge for the Champions League.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger not giving up on top-four spot

With Sunderland already relegated, David Moyes' Black Cats look to football in the Championship next season, for Arsenal , their Champions League destiny is out of their hands as they sit three points outside of the top four. " Sunderland fought and you want that in the Premier League, that is what you want from every team". "We have to focus on our job and not focus too much on how many people are in the stand".

Author: 0 Celtics defeat Wizards to advance to Eastern Conference Finals

To date, the Cavs are 8-0 in the playoffs with sweeps of the Raptors and Indiana Pacers . Yes, the Celtics were a game away from burying the Wizards after pulling off an effortless 123-101 win in Game 5, but they were just inviting bad karma by dressing for the Wizards' "funeral" at Verizon Center, particularly since they had yet to win a road game in the series.

Author: 0 Man United's Rashford says has earned Mourinho praise

No-one at the club will be pleased with that outcome and, already, the planning for 2017/18 has begun. Manchester United's Europa League final match against Ajax in Stockholm next week is worth a combined £60.5 million to the club and its players.