Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo took fresh aim at his critics after lifting the Champions League crown last night. Zinedine Zidane's side rolled over a well beaten Juve with a masterful second-half display in Cardiff , becoming the first team to win back-to-back Champions Leagues , while stretching their record haul of European Cups to 12.
The defending champion has struggled to find her feet on the crushed brick in Paris but showed glimpses of the destructive ground strokes she deployed a year ago in sweeping to her first Grand Slam title in her previous match against Yulia Putintseva , a classic little-and-large match-up against a scurrying opponent whose game is characterized by an ability to get everything thrown at her back into court.
After penalties from Sexton in the first half and Greig Laidlaw after the break, Farrell took over the kicking duties to convert Watson's score and the Lions held on, but this was a match where they ought to have powered home - not simply inched across the line.
Today's National Basketball Association isn't the sort of league where someone is going to clothesline Durant or any other Warrior to send some sort of foolish overly physical message, nor should it be. I don't it's necessarily reducing a burden. Though he returned to the rotation for Games 3 and 4 of that series, he was hardly the explosive player who threw down 24 dunks in March.
The deficit quickly grew to 16 before Irving caught fire. James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game Three, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's courageous effort came up short.
But there is no doubt that when he plays del Potro in the third round here Saturday, the Scot will need to step up another level, because the Argentinian is playing well enough to take advantage of any lapses in his opponent's concentration.
The Italians let in more goals on Saturday than the three they had conceded in the 12 games they played to reach the final as a much-vaunted Real attack versus Juve defence scenario went emphatically in Madrid's favour. They restored their lead through Casemiro in the 61st minute, before Ronaldo scored his second of the night from close range to make it 3-1. While most players in the world game are on holiday, Ronaldo will now get ready to travel to Russian Federation with his Portugal team, ...
Defending champion India is favourite to win the game but they also have pressure to prove it. Stokes picked up a knee problem during England's three-match ODI series against South Africa , and while that injury did not seem to bother him too much as far as batting was concerned - he hit an impressive century in the second ODI - the all-rounder did struggle with his bowling.
The monster effort for par was the longest putt Dufner had holed all tournament and it completed an epic comeback for the American, who earned a three-stroke victory at Muirfield Village in Dublin. He started his back nine birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie. Fellow Australian Adam Scott was left to rue three dropped shots in his final two holes to drop to 31st at one under but, like Day, saw positives signs ahead of the year's second major.
And Game 2 of the NBA Finals is starting like a 100-meter dash. That's how you have to play against a team like them, because if they're able to move freely and set good screens, the guys are able to just get a little bit of space or a little bit of breathing room [and] be so effective.
Real made a sluggish start to the final and while they took the lead through Cristiano Ronaldo's low finish they were soon pegged back by Mario Mandzukic's spectacular overhead kick. "I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half", said Juve captain Gianluigi Buffon , now a three-time beaten finalist. While it will be no consolation for the Juventus captain when he looks back on his career, he can not afford to dwell too much on those finals.
Zidane's sensational strike as a player in the 2002 final was greeted with the loudest cheer as all of Real's goals from their 11 previous final wins were played before kick-off. "I think I'll be here next year!" "It worked spectacularly. Scoring four times against Juventus is not easy". "I'm a very happy man to win the 12th and we'll enjoy this moment now".
Two other Kiwi doubles specialists, Artem Sitak and Marcus Daniell, were both eliminated from the grand slam tournament in the first round. Teenager Jelena Ostapenko is the first woman from Latvia to make it to the French Open quarterfinals in the professional era.
He seemed confused and sluggish and did know where he was, the police report said, according to the Huffington Post . He was unable to stand during a heel-to-toe walk and could not balance himself on one leg or successfully touch his finger to his nose, documents show.
If you're a victor, you want to win the game you're playing", he added. "Secondly, they love the club, they integrate well the values of the club and live the football we play". Which three players will Wenger sign this summer? Arsenal have hinted that they want to sign Riyad Mahrez . The midfield duo of Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey perfected their partnership in the middle of the park, with the former shielding the back three, allowing the latter to go into more forward positions, ...
But in age of ever more aggressive batting and ever higher strike rates, his figures look old-fashioned - a criticism that has been made of Pakistan's overall approach to white-ball cricket as it's now played. "We are fully focussed on the brand of cricket we want to play and we are taking it as a normal game". Sehwag continued his sarcasm while congratulating India's Womens team saying "Congratulations for defeating Pakistan by 7 wickets in Women's World Cup qualifier 2017".
Djokovic's comeback against Schwartzman and Nadal wins in straight sets against Basilashvili. Murray said: "I expected a very tough match. I'm working things out while I'm playing the matches, and that's a really, really important part of my game".
This was their 10th meeting (the first since that epic Davis Cup match in Glasgow) and 6th win for Andy who will now face John Isner or Karen Khachanov .It was the closest possible battle in the opening two sets and Andy managed to win both, leaving his rival with nothing more in the tank in the final set.
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Ariel Miranda throws against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Seattle. The Rays offense acted as a book-end on the evening, as Corey Dickerson belted a 1st-inning homer to right on Gaviglio's third pitch of the day, and LoMo smashed one to center field in the top of the 9th.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning her second round match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit at Roland Garros, Paris May 31, 2017. Elsewhere, Bethanie Mattek-Sands knocked out 15th seed Petra Kvitova 7-6 (5), 7-5 (5) in a nail biting affair on Court 1. The Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova, seeded second, beat Carina Witthöft of Germany 7-5, 6-1.
Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels as young as ever after guiding Real Madrid to a record 12th triumph in European football's premier competition. "As well, because on top of that, he's playing here at home". And like Real's performance on the pitch at the Principality Stadium as they tore the Italian champions apart with goals from Casemiro and Marco Asensio adding to Ronaldo's double, there was no sign of the Madrid fans' tiring of success.
That score put Madrid in the driver's seat. The Spanish model, who was quick to console a weeping Cristiano Jr at full-time last night, has never known the Real ace to cut his hair so fine. Luka Modric is proud of how Real Madrid settled down in the second half and completely took control of the UCL final. Even media in Barcelona found it within themselves to praise Madrid, with Diario Sport calling them "Just champions" on their cover, while Mundo Deportivo acknowledged Madrid coach ...
Steady rain in Paris interrupted play at 1510 and organisers said that the players would not be called back before 1600. I thought I played some good tennis toward the end and I expected a tough match. Lefthander Verdasco will next face either Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori or Chung Hyeon of South Korea. While Khachanov is through to the last 16 at a slam for the first time, it is seven years and 25 tournaments since Murray failed to at least make the fourth round.
So he's gonna be there. We ll see what future brings. epa05979429 German Alexander Zverev (R) holds his trophy after defeating Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic (L) in the men's final of the Italian Open tennis at the Foro Italico in Rome , Italy, 21 May 2017.
The incident occurred when Ben Jacobs , a Gaurdian reporter tried to ask Gianforte about healthcare. Mr Gianforte had previously said Mr Jacobs had grabbed his wrist, pulling them both to the ground. Quist: a first-time candidate and Montana folk singer who'd amassed moderate Montana fame in the 1970s as a member of the Mission Mountain Wood Band.
The Portuguese football superstar powered Madrid to a 4-1 win over Juventus . Real Madrid are champions for the 12th after beating Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League on Saturday. "In the second half their class, their strength, their ability to win these challenges was seen and they deservedly won", he added. "He knows that we are a very good team and that is why we proved it in the second half".
CRISTIANO RONALDO (Real Madrid): The hero of the campaign, the Portugal star continues to take his game to new heights. Real Madrid wrote another page in the club's gilded history on Saturday as they became the first team to retain the Champions League in its modern expanded format.
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Kuznetsova, who won the 2009 French Open and 2004 US Open, was ousted by two-time major finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-1 4-6 6-2 while 2011 US Open champion Stosur was eliminated by 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 2-6 6-2 6-4 after struggling with a hand injury.
The Twitter user , whose name is not on his account, saw a man yelling at a woman and tweeted that she was "in tears". In the video, Williams can be seen stepping between the man, who appears to be Lee, and the woman. "We are aware of the reports, we are taking them seriously and we are looking into the specifics of the situation ". NY took Lee, who attended Ohio State University, in the first round (20th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
After Mario Mandzukic scored an incredible first-half equaliser with an audacious overhead kick, Real didn't let the Italians get away from them. A long-range deflected effort by Casemiro and a neat finish by the irrepressible Ronaldo within four minutes effectively settled one of the most entertaining finals for years, with a late tap-in by substitute Marco Asensio adding the gloss.
Substitute Juan Cuadrado took his second yellow card in the 83rd minute to complete a sending off. "If our current team is complemented with new players, we'll be really competitive in the Champions League next year". "No I don't think Juve has reached the end of a cycle at all", Allegri said. Now, 13 years later, he made a triumphant return to Wales to further his ceaseless quest to be ranked not only as the best of his generation, but the very finest ever to lace up a pair of boots.
However, when questioned about a gesture he made to Celta Vigo players in Madrid's 4-1 win over the Galicians on Wednesday insinuating Celta had been offered bonuses to damage Madrid's title charge, Ronaldo turned on the press pack.
Town centre roads were closed hours in advance of the open-top bus parade as supporters lined the streets to salute their heroes, with an estimated 17,000 packed into St George's Square and Hoyle said he was in "dreamland". "Hopefully, this makes us come back stronger next year". The Terriers were promoted after a tense play off final with Reading which went to penalties after neither side could score in regulation time.
Rohit Sharma was the top scorer with 91, while skipper Virat Kholi remained unbeaten on 81. India had seemed to slumber in the middle of their innings after reaching 136/0 but a key 93-run partnership in less than 10 overs came from Kohli and Yuvraj for the third wicket.