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Sports Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit
Author: 0 Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit

The 30-year-old Russian, is hoping to return at the end of July, by which time the grass court season will have ended. The injury has also forced Sharapova to withdraw from the Aegon Classic in Birmingham , for which she had been granted a wild card.

Sports Lewis Hamilton: Monaco GP shows Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: Monaco GP shows Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel

Vettel , a four-time world champion and first Ferrari victor in Monaco since Schumacher, has now won three of the six races to Hamilton's two. "It's hard for the leader here to be passed - unless the team decides to favour one auto", Lewis Hamilton , now 25 points behind Vettel after six races, said.

Sports French Open 2017: Champion Jelena Ostapenko believes anything is possible
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Champion Jelena Ostapenko believes anything is possible

She is also just the second unseeded woman to win the French Open after Margaret Scriven in 1933, although her ranking will jump from 47 in the world to 12. Cahill , who briefly interrupted his collaboration with Halep this season, citing the player's negative attitude on court, had nothing to reproach her for on Saturday.

Sports Vettel: Hamilton was the better man today
Author: 0 Vettel: Hamilton was the better man today

Shocker: It was hard to believe that none of F1's drivers had made heavy contact with the walls during the opening three practice sessions in Canada, but it made it all the more inevitable that someone would have a prang in qualifying. "I expect a close race". " Today it was a bit tricky: for whatever reason yesterday we had been a bit more comfortable ", said Raikkonen. The Mercedes AMG ace posted a blazing lap in qualifying on Saturday to win the pole in a course record one minute ...

Sports Lakers NOT Impressed With Lonzo Ball After His Workout
Author: 0 Lakers NOT Impressed With Lonzo Ball After His Workout

Los Angeles reportedly remains interested in Washington's Markelle Fultz , Kansas' Josh Jackson and Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, who are all also options for Los Angeles at No. Hearing late tonight that possible overall No.1 draft pick Markelle Fultz is working out for Kings on Sunday. His fit with Ben Simmons would be almost as ideal as Markelle Fultz.

Author: 0 Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

No, confidence is reportedly what the Nashville Predators are feeling these days. The biggest problem the Pittsburgh Penguins had in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final was a lack of depth scoring, a lack of scoring beyond Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel .

Sports IOC doubles number of mixed events
Author: 0 IOC doubles number of mixed events

The dual awarding proposal will be put to IOC Members at a new Extraordinary Session in Lausanne on 11 and 12 July, when a "Candidate City Briefing" had already been scheduled. LA last hosted in 1984 and much of the infrastructure remains in place. France keeps a firm defense of its candidacy for 2024, year in which there is the centenary of the Olympic Games of Paris in 1924.

Sports Owen Farrell-led Lions beat Crusaders to get back on track
Author: 0 Owen Farrell-led Lions beat Crusaders to get back on track

The Lions completed the successful defence of that siege by winning a penalty at the scrum, clearing the danger to ensure they took a 9-3 lead into the break, Farrell having restored their six-point advantage with his third penalty to cancel out Richie Mo'unga's kick.

Author: 0 India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up

Though the players of both camps have tried their best to keep away from the political views and counter views around the match , the undercurrents are palpable given the cautious replies coming from either camps in the build-up to the game.

Sports Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

India has won all the two warm-up games very comfortably and this will boost the confidence of the team while Pakistan also won the warm up match but not so convincingly. "We have put in a lot this series but this was a hiccup", Morgan said. The internet giant kept it simple: all you have to do is tap or click to swing the bat and watch as you either hit the ball around the field or see the bails knocked off.

Sports Windsor beats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup
Author: 0 Windsor beats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup

Aaron Luchuk scored Windsor's game-winner and Michael DiPietro stopped 32 of the 35 shots he faced. That likely had more to do with him not playing in a more prominent role like he did with Kitchener. "You know what, (the) Erie Otters - we beat them twice, we deserve it". In this particular case that means keeping a close eye on OHL player of the year Alex DeBrincat .

Author: 0 Halep beats Pliskova to reach French Open final

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian Grand Slam finalist after blasting past Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 in the French Open semi-finals on Thursday. "She trusted her instinct and hit a great backhand", Bopanna said. Pliskova fought back to 4-3 but then played a poor service game and Halep took victory on her first match point.

Sports England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

England have never won a major International Cricket Council one-day international tournament but entered this edition of the Champions Trophy with high hopes after a resurgence in the 50-format following their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup.

Author: 0 Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

The team that has won Game 5 in a 2-2 series has gone on to win the Cup 71 percent (17 of 24) of the time since 1939. "I don't know if anybody shakes off a game like that that quickly", Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. The Penguins have come within two games of the first team to capture consecutive Cups in almost two decades due in large part to their resiliency. Rinne has stopped just 34 of the 45 pucks that have come his way during seven forgettable periods at PPG Paints Arena.

Sports Why Mark Hunt wins at UFC Fight Night Auckland
Author: 0 Why Mark Hunt wins at UFC Fight Night Auckland

With both Hunt and Lewis (18-5, 1NC) renowned for their destructive power, there was little chance of the bout going the full five rounds. Brunson, who was tipped for big things at middleweight just past year after four back-to-back finishes, is seeking to get back on track following two disappointing nights in the cage.

Sports Athletics-Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed
Author: 0 Athletics-Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

As the reigning world 100m and 200m champion from Beijing two years ago, Bolt will be able to skip the June 22-25 Jamaican trials for the August 5-13 world championships in London, where he will bring down the curtain on his career. "It is still quite early in the year. I will do charity work and I know I talked about playing football, so we will see". I want to stay as close to track as I can.

Sports Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention
Author: 0 Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

The group just announced he had been released. Al-Ajmaj al-Aitiri who commands the Zintan Abubakr Al-Siddiq brigade that had been holding Saif, reported that he had been released and had left town. However, during the uprising in 2011 he was accused of murdering protesters and inciting violence. Four years later, he was sentenced to death by firing squad following a trial involving 30 of Gaddafi's close associates.

Author: 0 May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

The Tories were forced into an embarrassing U-turn during the campaign after a manifesto pledge to let people pay for their care after their death, believed to have been written by Mr Timothy, was dubbed the " dementia tax " because it did not put a cap on costs.

Author: 0 Anti-Sharia event, counter-protest held in Harrisburg

The person who threw the can was not identified, Burguan said. The mood was tense but peaceful as a counterprotest of twice as many people met a few blocks away on the legislative mall and marched to the Capitol, decrying the other group as Islamaphobic.