World number 10 Federer became the oldest champion in tournament history, surpassing Jimmy Connors , 31, who captured the title in 1984. Anyone who thought Federer's victory in Australia - his first Grand Slam title for almost five years - might just be a glorious one-off will surely be thinking again after his triumph on Sunday in Indian Wells.
The visitors had almost all the chances, with Marcos Alonso firing a free-kick against the bar and Pedro denied by a fine Grant save. We wanted a competitive game and I really enjoyed it. After Cahill had given Chelsea a deserved lead, Stoke's misery was completed when Phil Bardsley received his marching orders in the dying seconds after receiving a second yellow card for a foul on Cesc Fabregas.
There have been rumours of Manchester United triggering the €200million euros release clause in the Brazilian's contract at the Nou Camp but Mourinho poured cold water on the story. Tite is now enjoying much success of the national team, with qualification for the 2018 World Cup already secured. "I must say negotiations were very hard and went on for ages", Ferguson told MUTV .
Thornwell had 24 points and Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half. "We never had any doubt in our team", Dozier said. Whether it's succumbing to the pressure of the moment, poor strategy from the coach, the opponent's defense ratcheting up, or a mix of all three, countless upsets have been lost to the sands of time because teams go on dry spells.
Podolski turned the friendly Germany's way with the superb victor on 69 minutes. The German keeper had to be sharp 10 minutes later to turn aside a shot from point-blank range by Dele Alli. Galatasaray striker Podolski was given a presentation, delivered a speech and received a standing ovation after being substituted on his 130th and final appearance for Germany .
He and his team just didn't quite have enough today. Come Friday night, one of those talented freshman point guards will move their teams within a win of the Final Four, too at the expense of the other. Florida is in the Elite Eight for the first time since 2014, and for the first time under White - the former MS guard who was on the losing end of one of the most famous game-winning shots in NCAA history.
Portugal's president and the prime minister flew to the island and unveiled a commemorative plaque outside the terminal entrance, above a bust of Ronaldo. Miguel Albuquerque, the president of the regional government in Madeira, said at the ceremony that Ronaldo was "the best known Portuguese in the world and admired across all continents".
The 29-year-old German and Hamilton - three years his senior - are considered as the two finest drivers of their generation, and while Rosberg ended his long-running losing streak to Hamilton last year, he was never viewed as being in the same league.
An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. LIONEL MESSI has denied swearing at a linesman on Argentina duty which saw him banned and claims he swore "to the air". We are very angry because of the way it was handled hours before playing.
With the win in Texas on Sunday he became the first golfer to have claimed all four world golf championships. It was Points's first win since the 2013 Houston Open. The five-birdie effort saw Neil finish joint-29th on six-under in an event won by Aaron Rai. He held on for a one-shot victory in Mexico. Rahm and Johnson battled down the stretch in Mexico earlier this month, and Rahm said he would see Johnson again on Sunday after falling short.
The Bruins brought both Lonzo Ball and Bryce Alford out toward midcourt to defend Fox with two minutes to play, and Fox made a decision to add an exclamation point to the most dazzling performance of this NCAA Tournament. "You good! You good!" Although Columbia, bursting with pride over its now-Elite Eight basketball team, is challenging NY for its nickname. "I saw him during warm-ups, but I mean, it didn't change it.
Prior to defending against Jacobs, GGG stopped Kell Brook in London which has led Golovkin's promoter Tom Loeffler to suggest that the fight may well play out in the UK. "I'll travel anywhere to fight him, I'm not bothered about fighting him in Kazakhstan, I'll fight him in a field for all I care", Saunders said. The slugfest between the two best middleweights was shaping up to be an easy victory for Golovkin early on.
That was a real blow for the home side as the Slovenian defenders were struggling to deal with the Celtic player's constant movement. "We had some very good additions this time round, Stuart Armstrong had a great debut and deservedly man of the match.
Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood says India captain Virat Kohli is feeling the heat ahead of the winner-takes-all fourth Test in Dharamsala . "I don't know the magnitude of the risk, but all I know is that if I go through the fitness tests, then I'll take the field", he added.
Glenn Maxwell top-scored with a fluent 45 before falling leg before wicket to Ashwin. The bowlers then raised their game to dismiss the Australians for 137 with Jadeja picking up 3 wickets in an 18-over spell, conceding 24 runs. Smith had entered the series against India, leading Kohli by 38 points, and finished as the most successful batsman with 499 runs in eight innings.
From there the German never looked back, taking the chequered flag nearly 10 seconds clear to clinch Ferrari's first win since Singapore 2015, with team mate Kimi Raikkonen fourth. It shows we are going to have a race on our hands, which we are very happy to have. "It's been a privilege to be racing in an era with him and now finally at a period of time when we can actually have a real race", said Hamilton , who finished second after starting on pole with Vettel alongside.
Messi missed the 2-0 loss to Bolivia and will miss their next three matches against Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru. Argentina's victory over Chile left them in third place overall in the 10-team South American qualifying competition for the World Cup with 22 points from 13 games.
Golden State rallied from that horrendous start, overcoming a 22-point deficit in the first quarter to take its first lead at 59-57 on Thompson's 3-pointer 1:20 into the second half. But Golden State showed its mettle by reeling in San Antonio with a huge second quarter and then charging past in the second half. Iguodala finished with 14 points.
The most popular choice was Corinthians coach Tite, who was overlooked after the 2014 World Cup debacle. Uruguay , who were beaten 2-1 by Peru in Lima on Tuesday, are third. Yet if Brazil's passage to Russian Federation is now a formality, the situation is anything but straightforward for the chasing pack. Argentina was clearly rattled, slumping to a 2-0 loss to the second last team in the group without the Barcelona star.
Federation Internationale de Football Association said after the game in La Paz, the "remainder of the sanction will be served over Argentina's subsequent World Cup qualifying matches". "You have to put it into context, in an important World Cup qualifier a player can get overheated", Tebas said, although admitting he was unaware of what Messi had said to the official.
The Indians, on the field, give as good as they get. Haddin said Kohli risked derailing the captaincy of his stand-in, Ajinkya Rahane . India today retained the ICC Test Championship mace and also won a cash award of Dollars one million for holding on to the top position in the Test Team rankings on the annual April 1 cut-off date.
As for the Las Vegas deposit offer, Pereira wishes the Raiders would have let the dust settle. Noll said Disney believed tourists visiting its theme parks would also attend a game at the Angels' nearby stadium, but that idea proved to be "a complete failure".
Renshaw showed it for 84 balls, before Shaun Marsh (53, 197b) and Peter Handscomb (72, 200b) during their 124-run stand for the fifth wicket conducted a masterclass on final-day batting in India . The Virat Kohli-led side headed into Day Five in an advantageous position, needing only eight wickets with 129 runs to defend to clinch an innings win in the Test.
His opponent, Brandt Snedeker, conceded the putt out of respect to the rough conditions. The situation was created after Woodland conceded his second-round group match with McIlroy for personal reasons, handing him a victory but also giving Kjeldsen a walkover in their scheduled Friday matchup.
Uruguay opened the scoring in the top-of-the-table clash on Thursday but the hosts were unable to stop a rampant Brazil, who were led by Paulinho's hat-trick and Neymar's stunning lob. There are only two changes to the side that overwhelmed Argentine and Peru in their last two world cup qualifiers in November. He said: "We played a great game and got a great win".
It was a memorable day for Defoe, who led out the team with Bradley Lowery, the terminally-ill five-year-old who calls the Sunderland striker his "best mate". "I had to keep my emotions at the beginning with little Brad with me". "I think they are a better team than maybe they gave themselves credit for. I felt like I finished the season strong, but I was realistic and felt like maybe I wasn't going to get an opportunity".
The statue immediately turned heads, including Ronaldo's, as he stood on stage in front of a large crowd. "You know how proud I am of my roots, my homeland", Ronaldo, wearing a dark suit and tie, said in a speech. At the inauguration, they unveiled in the presence of the footballer an fantastic bronze bust - and totally missed - supposed to represent him ... The four-time Player of the Year has appeared a record 138 times for Portugal and scored a team-high 71 goals.
I was confident the Mark Few-led Bulldogs would finally, finally make it to the final stage of college basketball glory. On the other side of the bracket, I originally picked OR to lose early due to the loss of forward Chris Boucher, who was injured in the conference tournament.
Despite the final hole mishap, Rahm has enjoyed a stunning start to 2017, his approach to the game earning comparisons with his countryman Seve Ballesteros. 1 (Johnson)". Johnson was 2 up at the turn when he three-putted the 10th for the second straight round. But the rematch Rahm wanted against Johnson, who held him off in Mexico City three weeks ago, ended the same way, with his big rally falling a little short.
The game was as close as expected until the final minute. After their final game, Aaron Holiday and Thomas Welsh were unsure what their plans are for next season. Fox scored the first eight points for Kentucky and was all over the court forcing turnovers or diving to the floor to force a jump ball. North Carolina used early accurate shooting to build a 16-point lead as the Tar Heels connected on 13 of their first 18 shots, including missing only one of seven from outside the arc.
The Wildcats took the lead for good late in the first half on a 3-pointer by Isaiah Briscoe, carrying a 36-33 edge to the break on the strength of 15 points from Fox. Ball had 10 points and four turnovers on a 4-of-10 night from the field. Freshman TJ Leaf and Isaac Hamilton each had 17 points for UCLA. That team averages like 90 points a game, and we held them to 75, 15 less than their average.
But he revealed he is willing to pick up the phone to discuss both McCarthy and Coleman, who is not expected to play again this year following his double leg break. "But I know he will come back strongly, that's the type of man he is". "Sometimes players get on the field of play but, for one reason or another, they're not able to get into the game".
SAN ANTONIO , TX - MARCH 29: The Golden State Warriors huddle before the game against the San Antonio Spurs on March 29, 2017 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Coming off a victory Tuesday in Houston, they looked worn out early but caught a second wind in the second quarter. The Warriors bench also provided a boost.
Roger Federer has risen four places to his highest Emirates ATP Ranking since 24 October 2016, when he was 7th as a result of capturing his 25th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday. In the world class tennis tournament, BNP Paribas Open witnessed a record breaking tie when Federer claimed the master title. "Because this was not part of the plan, to win Australia and Indian Wells , I can tell you that".
We also see it in the fact that a small group of former junior hockey players could be on the cusp of changing the way major junior hockey is run in Canada. However, this battle with USA Hockey went way past the hockey boards and the hockey rinks. So its board went back to the negotiating table Monday .