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Defending champ, Venus both eliminated

Muguruza's defence of her title came to an end with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 defeat by France's Kristina Mladenovic , who is bidding to become the first home women's champion since Mary Pierce in 2000. "We were nearly out of that match today - we're very lucky to be where we are", he said. It's thanks to you that I fought for every point. In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round Monday are seeking a first major title, so it will be the first French Open since 1977 - and first ...

Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

I get to say that every year. Real Madrid won the club's first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958. His first of the cup final goal came during his days at Old Trafford when then young Ronaldo opened Manchester United's scoring account at Moscow against Premier League rivals Chelsea.

Strasburg, offense shine as Nationals beat Athletics

You seemingly think you got the game in hand and in the bag but you never do. "You've got to keep grinding on those guys". Five of Oakland's runs in the ninth inning were charged to rookie closer Koda Glover , who, until Sunday, had five saves and pitched 8 2/3 scoreless innings since being reinstated from the disabled list on May 12.

WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Of the second half, Bale said: "It was just a bit more confidence". At one point, it all got a bit too much for Ronaldo Jr., although conflicting reports suggest that he may well have hurt himself at some point, but fortunately Rodriguez was on hand to console him and make sure he was alright, as shown in the video below.

India blank Pakistan by 124 runs in ICC Champions Trophy

Celebrities such as Sachin Tendulkar and Ranvir Singh were also present inside the stadium. "We will take the confidence into the game against Sri Lanka", he said. "The way Yuvi batted, it was the game-changing innings, to be honest", Kohli said after the victory. Frequent rain interruption did not faze them. Yuvraj showed no signs of recent illness and, with Kohli, put on 93 in less than 10 overs for the third wicket.

Another quality start for Hendricks in Cubs win

He didn't issue a walk. A homestand that has already featured Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price grumbling "Hail to the Cubs " after a game ended on an overturned replay review - and Milwaukee Brewers officials complaining about a premature rainout - will end with Joe Maddon's team walking out of Wrigley Field dressed as "Anchorman" characters.

Kyle Walker edges ever closer to the Tottenham exit door — In Focus

Pep Guardiola had made the England worldwide one of his main summer transfer targets as he looks to get his squad back challenging for the title. Why would Walker want to join City? Smith has emerged as a target for both the Premier League champions and runners-up, with his performances over two Premier League seasons at Bournemouth catching the eye.

NFL Owners Vote To Remove 75-Man Preseason Roster Cuts; Shorten OT

NFL owners voted to approve several rule changes at the spring league meeting in Chicago on Tuesday , including shortening overtime to 10 minutes after the idea was proposed at the annual league meeting in March. The overtime period now maxes out at 10 minutes, rather than 15. Many believe that it will only result in more games ending in a tie, which likely could be the case as there have only been five games that have ended in a tie since 2010.

Balanced India hold advantage over Pakistan, says Afridi

In that series, Pandya managed scores of 40*, 19* and 56 as India won the series 2-1. The batsmen are in form. The last time the two teams met was a year back at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata when an inspired Indian attack took on their rivals in a World T20 match.

Ainslie's British boat secures semi-final progress at America's Cup

That is providing Team New Zealand survives the upcoming challenger knock-out rounds. Emirates Team New Zealand sailed a flawless race, only coming off their foils as they crossed the finish line after extending all the way around the race course.

13-1 shot Cloud Computing springs upset in Preakness

Cloud Computing returned $28.80, $8.60 and $6. Make no mistake though, the victor Cloud Computing is a very good colt that created his own good trip by having enough speed to set up shop in the ideal position. They broke out of the starting gate next to each other and the fight was on. Classic Empire overtook Always Dreaming at the top of the stretch.

Jeffrey Eggleston wins Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in 2:21:18

Thompson is a two-time cancer survivor and took up running when she was 76 years old. The previous oldest woman to run a half marathon was Gladys Burrill, who was 93 when she finished an event in Hawaii in 2012, according to the Association of Road Running Statisticians.

Danny Lee shoots 64 for share of Colonial lead

Simpson, the 2012 US Open champion , survived another windy day to post a nine-under 201 total at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth. Americans Stewart Cink (66) and Kevin Kisner (70) are tied for fourth while Spaniard Jon Rahm and American Sean O'Hair both shot 70 to finish at five-under 205, four shots back of Simpson.

Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy

While the Birmingham weather oscillated, the inexorable sense that India would win easily did not. We need to tighten our fielding to compete hard against the best teams. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss in what was the opening Group B match for both the arch-rivals in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams.

Watson try game-winner as Lions struggle to beat Barbarians

The Lions should - and must - start with a win against the Barbarians , a scratch side made up of fringe Super Rugby players. Few players will have impressed Gatland , although Taulupe Faletau , Kyle Sinckler and Ben Te'o did their cases no harm.

Predators finally take bite out of Penguins in Stanley Cup Final

Rinne gave up a goal in the first three minutes on Saturday, and he nearly let a bouncing dump-in get past him later in the first period. James Neal , Craig Smith and Mattias Ekholm also scored for Nashville as the Predators worked out some frustration against the Pens.

Sri Lanka falter in chase of 300 despite brisk start

The 96-run win was set up by the run machine in Hashim Amla , who crossed more milestones by becoming the first South African and the fastest ever to reach 25 One-Day International centuries. South Africa's Morne Morkel made the first breakthrough when he dismissed the unsafe Niroshan Dickwella for 41 after the Sri Lanka opener's attempted drive down the ground resulted in a comfortable catch for Wayne Parnell at third man.

Golden State's Steve Kerr to coach Game 2

Now Kerr is back, facing the very team that stormed back from a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals to steal a championship. Two more games like this from Curry and he'll have rewritten his own playoff history in full. In Game 1, he carried Golden State with 38 points and zero turnovers. "This past week, for whatever reason, things got worse, my symptoms got worse, and I was not able to coach" Kerr said at the time .

Amla becomes fastest to reach 25 ODI tons

The foundation of the win was laid by Amla after Sri Lanka won the toss and asked South Africa to bat at Kennington Oval . From there, it was all South Africa . That tallies with Sri Lanka's work in the field. They bowled exceptionally well, and credit to our openers for seeing it out. Tharanga top scored with 57 runs.

India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

With India set to take on arch-rival Pakistan in their tournament opener on June 4 , the Virat Kohli-led side will not leave any side uncovered as they look to defend the title. "It s just we couldn t finish well, that s it". Then, they both are ready to play the main event which is starting from June 1st Thursday at England .

London police arrest more suspects over bridge attack

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack in which three suspects were shot dead by police. Metropolitan Police announce that 12 people have been arrested in Barking, east London in connection with the attack. "I was so scared", she said. "People were throwing bottles at them, pint glasses, whatever they could pick up. If I could get them to come to the main road then the police could stop them; they could obviously shoot them".

EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

USA billionaire and United Nations envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged $15 million to support the Paris agreement's coordinating agency if necessary - the sum it stands to lose should the U.S. We are going to remain engaged internationally. The US would join Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries that have not signed onto the agreement.

Liverpool interested in Lazio winger Keita Balde

The Egyptian worldwide secured a permanent switch to Roma last summer and has rediscovered his best form in Italy having scored 19 goals and provided a further 15 assists to help Roma finish second the Serie A behind champions Juventus. The 22-year-old has been heavily linked with an exit from the Stadio Olimpico this summer with his contract having just 12 months remaining on it, while he's no closer to penning an extension.

Real Madrid coach Zidane

Real Madrid won its 12th European Cup/Champions League title on Saturday with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Juventus in Cardiff, Wales . A move to Manchester United has been strongly mooted but the Premier League side have played down those reports.

The NBA Finals are about 2 players: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving

In the third quarter of the Golden State Warriors' 132-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night, Curry dribbled around trying to make a play, in the process forcing James to chase him from the three-point line into the paint.

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

But as it was in Game 1, the third quarter offered the Warriors an opportunity to create some separation, and by the start of the fourth they led by 14. "I just like who he is as a person, and throughout the course of the playoffs I've checked on him and we text and talk". In game one, LeBron was outplayed by Kevin Durant .

Twelve arrested in raid on home of one attacker in London

A 55-year-old man has since been released without charge. 'A very high priority for us is to try to understand whether they were working with anybody else, ' London police chief Cressida Dick told BBC television. The Spanish embassy said one of citizens was injured but is not in a life-threatening condition. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed four of the country's nationals had been caught up in the attack.

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals

The team announced on its Twitter account that it will wear its famed black, sleeved alternative uniforms in Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. The Warriors led by as many as 12 points, but LeBron James has been his usual outstanding self in the first two quarters. But nothing was quite as emphatic or symbolic of his defensive dominance than that fourth quarter block on Love.

Results of NBA Finals Game 2 between Warriors, Cavaliers

And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good. "That's what he does". The game turned when Curry sank a 3-pointer and two free throws, then dribbled impressively around James for a layup to cap a 10-3 run that put the Warriors ahead 83-73 early in the third.

Buffon: I have one more chance to win the Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo believes winning the Champions League for the fourth time is as sweet as his first with Manchester United. Although many suspected that one of the two between Messi and Buffon will beat Ronaldo to the award, Juventus' loss to Madrid and the madrid's star's fine perfomance ensured that messi is once again, so close or yet so short to take home the award.

Brewers pitchers bottle up Dodgers

After Logan Forsythe opened the game by reaching on a throwing error by Orlando Arcia , Davies retired the next 13 batters before Yasmani Grandal rolled an infield single up the middle for the Dodgers' first hit. I thought it was a good trip. "I feel like I got hit by a truck", Garza said. "He just said I was through", the pitcher explained, "and then I just tightened up, stiffened up and everything started hurting".

Back in black: Cavs to use famed jerseys for G2

And you'll recall that the Cavs were down 2-0 in the 2016 Finals before they came back to win the series in seven. "You have a lot of rounds and tomorrow is round two". He was even seen huffing and puffing as he went to the bench at one point in the third quarter. But after being so close past year and falling short, the Warriors know how hard the next two will be.

I've one more shot at Champions League before retirement, Buffon insists

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos showed the best and worst of his game in the Champions League final on Saturday, finishing it by holding the trophy aloft minutes after his simulation led to a red card for Juventus substitute Juan Cuadrado.

Canadian woman Christine Archibald identified as victim in London terror attack

The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has hit back at Donald Trump , after the U.S. president accused him of suggesting that people should not be "alarmed" by terror attacks on the capital. Gerard Vowls, 47, said he saw a woman repeatedly stabbed, and threw chairs, glasses and bottles at the attackers in a bid to stop them. "So we need to become far more robust in identifying it and stamping it out across the public sector and across society", she said.

Zidane on Bale: "What's important is that he was with"

The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed spectacular success since taking his first role in senior management just 18 months ago. We won Serie A and the Coppa Italia and reached the Champions League final. "Let me congratulate my boys for what they've done this season", said Allegri , whose side were beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in the 2015 final in Berlin.