Author: 0 A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

That will not be the case next season, with Chelsea among five English sides entering the Champions League, and they will need greater depth to their squad. If Buffon does win the Ballon d'Or, he would become the first goalkeeper to do so since 1963, when Lev Yashin, who played for the Soviet Union and FC Dynamo Moscow, won it.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England chase down Bangladesh's 305 with ease

The summon and the subsequent selection was a surprise given that they had just recorded historic ODI series wins over India and Pakistan. "If we rushed him, he might have played the last game of the one-day series ( against South Africa ), but we didn't want to rush him".

Author: 0 Lyon beats PSG in penalty shootout to win Champions League title

Kiedrzynek took the first shot, missing the goal entirely, before Bouhaddi stepped up and converted her penalty to win the tournament. "People may have thought I was being rude to our opponent when Sarah went up to take the penalty", Precheur said.

Author: 0 Champions trophy: 'Ruthless' India out to defend title

They go into the Champions Trophy as defending champions after claiming their second title four years ago and Kohli believes they can be successful again if they channel their Test success. The Men in Blue last won the tournament in 2013 when they defeated England in the finals by five runs under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "Today, you look at the England team and you've got players playing in the IPL , and players who are astonishing with both the bat and ball".

Author: 0 Juan Martin del Potro consoles ailing opponent Nicolas Almagro

Almagro then collapsed on his back, hands on head, sobbing audibly as del Potro did his best to console him. Del Potro, who went on to guide Argentina to their first Davis Cup title, was always going to be a danger lurking for one of the top seeds as he continues to work his way back up the rankings after wrist problems nearly ended his career.

Sports Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released
Author: 0 Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released

Monday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, an incident Woods later clarified in a statement was the result of an " unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". Police reports state Woods was cooperative - he can be heard answering "yes, sir" to questions - but confused. Woods is second on the all-time list with 14 major titles but a player whose famous fist pump and beaming smile were once a regular site on the PGA Tour has lost his form and barely played in recent years.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic battles through in five sets, enters fourth round

The Spaniard dropped just a single game in a 90-minute clinic, blowing Basilashvili away - who had no answer to Nadal's faultless display. But maintaining such intensity over five sets is extremely hard and one of the reasons the format favours the top players.

Sports Robson backs Manchester United for Sanchez move
Author: 0 Robson backs Manchester United for Sanchez move

He said in the Daily Mirror: "His character is right, he is a tough player, really skilful, he works really hard and works hard". 'He works hard for the team, can score and create goals. 'Yes, they've done OK but you need to step up to the mark. They should have an aim - can they get over 20 goals next season? 'It takes pressure off the midfield players like (Henrikh) Mkhitaryan and (Juan) Mata.

Author: 0 Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

The Warriors beat Cleveland for the 2015 crown but squandered a 3-1 lead a year ago as the Cavs made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history. They sure look unstoppable lately. He also grabbed six rebounds , and on one notable sequence before halftime, outhustled James and Tristan Thompson for a loose ball, then found Durant cutting to the basket.

Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

While the Cavs rallied from 3-1 down to win last year's crown in the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, it is not a hole they want to get into again, especially with the Warriors on a 13-0 winning run. "He was fantastic and I expect nothing less in the rest of the games", said Warriors forward Draymond Green . "KD", James said when asked what stood out about the Warriors in their runaway victory.

Author: 0 Tamim Iqbal keeps hot streak going

Chasing a challenging total of 306, Alex Hales (95) and Joe Root (133 not out) led from the front to to chase the target after England started off on a poor note, losing opener Jason Roy (1) in the third over with just six runs on the board.

Author: 0 In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

Nadal would hold the top spot in men's tennis for 141 weeks and has amassed more than $83 million in career earnings. Kuznetsova, who won at Roland Garros in 2009, next plays either No. First he developed a wrist injury, then underwent an appendectomy, and 2015 proved to be a hard season during which he grafted through the South American swing, piled on the matches , made earlier than expected exits, but determined to build up his confidence and a ranking that briefly slipped to No10.

Author: 0 Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new manager

Barcelona have confirmed Erneste Valverdo as their new head coach following the departure of Luis Enrique . Valverde has been the reported front-runner for the job for some time and he last week stepped down as Athletic Bilbao boss. Barcelona are known for appointing their ex-players as managers from Johan Cruyff to Pep Guardiola to Luis Enrique . The new manager has identified midfield as a major area of weakness and believes Herrera, his favourite player, is the missing ingredient.

Author: 0 Kanter says father arrested in Turkey

The police raided our home in Istanbul, something that is happening to many innocent families across Turkey just because they are members of Hizmet, inspired by Scholar Fethullah Gulen. Kanter, who has lived in the United States since 2011, says he hopes he can become an American citizen soon. He has since called Erdoğan a "bad, bad man" and "the Hitler of our century" on multiple occasions.

Sports Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch
Author: 0 Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

With Agassi, sporting a black T-shirt and sunglasses, quietly sitting in the stands along with the Serb's entourage, it was a similar story early in the second set with the world No. "She has been on the Tour for such a long time ". She looked slightly better when back on court but still appeared to be moving slowly. Everything he says, it's very useful for me.

Sports Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans after FA Cup victory
Author: 0 Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans after FA Cup victory

A controversial Alexis Sanchez goal opened proceedings for the Gunners, with referee Anthony Taylor over-ruling an offside decision having missed a handball from the Chilean in the build-up. This season was very, very tough for many aspects. But we didn't have injuries this season, we were very good with our work but also we were very lucky.

Sports Dennis Pitta suffers Ravens' second major injury in two days
Author: 0 Dennis Pitta suffers Ravens' second major injury in two days

Newsome, in a statement , called the news "incredibly disappointing" for both Pitta and the team. The Ravens have five other tight ends on the roster. "It feels good - feeling healthy". After missing most of the 2013 season, most of the 2014 season, and all of 2015, Pitta appeared in all 16 games a year ago, catching 86 passes for 729 yards and two touchdowns.

Sports Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91
Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

There was little in the way of hesitation or nerves from Durant, who finished with a game-high 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. As many have been anticipated, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are going to face off in the final series for the third straight years.