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Sweden beats Canada in shootout to win gold at world hockey championship

Sweden beats Canada in shootout to win gold at world hockey championship Lundqvist also made 42 saves during the game, while Canadian netminder Calvin Pickard stopped 41 shots as the two teams skated to a 1-1 tie through overtime. "Even in over-time, it was even in terms of shots on goal", said the 48-year-old Sweden boss. Apparently down and out after making a save, the French goalie, who plays for Dornbirn in the Austrian league, reached out with the paddle of h... [Full Article...]

Borussia Dortmund edge Eintracht Frankfurt to win DFB Pokal final

Borussia Dortmund edge Eintracht Frankfurt to win DFB Pokal final A complicated 2016-17 season is drawing to a close at the Singal Iduna Park, however Borussia Dortmund still have the chance to finish their campaign on a high. – And a team against whom it is hard to create goal scoring opportunities for yourself. According to a report by German sports news outlet Bild , Aubameyang has handed in a transfer request to the Dortmund board and he wants to le... [Full Article...]

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Instead of the ultimate paradox, we're getting a pair of ultimate teams pitted against each other to the surprise of exactly no one. The individual games are not that much different than what we usually get. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers have been rolling as well, sweeping the Pacers and Raptors before dominating the Celtics in five games. Cleveland lost all six of James' road days off. [Full Article...]

No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

Novak Djokovic revealed Friday that a chance telephone call sparked his decision to hire United States legend Andre Agassi as his new coach. Although clay is his least favourite surface, he has steadily improved in Paris , reaching the last four in 2014 and 2015 and the final in 2016. [Full Article...]

Victor Moses created FA Cup history with his red card at Wembley

Victor Moses created FA Cup history with his red card at Wembley It was a great end to what has been a hard season for Wenger. Arsenal ended a season of frustration and uncertainty with FA Cup glory, denying 10-man Chelsea the double as Arsene Wenger became the most successful manager in the competition's history. [Full Article...]

Sox shut out Tigers in first game of doubleheader

Sox shut out Tigers in first game of doubleheader According to the White Sox, fans with tickets and parking coupons to Saturday's 1:10 p.m. game can attend both games of the doubleheader. He has not played in a game since last July. In five innings of work, Danish threw 104 pitches allowing three hits, six walks, and six strikeouts in the White Sox 3-0 victory. Hicks was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Friday and knows Farmer well from the m... [Full Article...]

Celtic 2-1 Aberdeen: Stars were aligned, says Brendan Rodgers

It was the Dons' sixth defeat of the season against Celtic but they played their part in a compelling match, only... "It's impossible to put it into words, but it's probably the best feeling you can have on the football pitch to score the victor in the last minute". [Full Article...]

A big week for European golf, but baby steps to narrow gap

The four-time major victor took a two-shot penalty and his 71 left him five strokes back. Swedish golfers have had no luck in the 62 years of the European Tour's PGA Championship. "I just felt uncomfortable by the way the ball came out", said Els. While there's no suggestion Pieters doesn't like playing in America, his attitude was probably best summed up by fellow countryman Nicolas Colsaer... [Full Article...]

Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester

Juan Mata 'proud' to win Europa League for people of Manchester Legendary ex-United manager Sir Alex Ferguson watched on from the stands at the Friends Arena and he got the chance to speak with Mourinho in the aftermath of the win. Europe's largest 10 kilometres run had more than 35,000 runners past year and there will also be a half-marathon this time . United had never before won the Europa League or UEFA Cup. [Full Article...]

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. There's also the irony that Brown, the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 - Cleveland was swept by San Antonio - will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he's had for Golden State since head coach Steve Kerr was forced to take a break because of c... [Full Article...]

Conte wants to stay 'many years' at Chelsea

We have the same ideas about the future in terms of improving the squad and the team. "In this aspect we could start as underdogs because we won the league and we celebrated winning it". Arsenal on the other hand have failed to make it to the top-four and will play in the Europa League next season. Sometimes you can undervalue this, they played 19 years in a row in this competition, it shows ... [Full Article...]

More than a cup final is at stake

It is not the first time Wenger finds himself looking to the world's oldest cup competition for solace, with the FA Cup having enabled him to apply silver finishes to the season in both 2014 and 2015. While Wenger may still end this season with a trophy if Arsenal can cause an upset against Premier League champions Chelsea , this campaign will surely go down as one of his worst at t... [Full Article...]

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench Not even due to their super-team status with Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green forming the most fearsome quartet of this century. Draymond Green, meanwhile, said the Warriors and Cavaliers romping through the playoffs was a "great thing" for the National Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

World No 1 Andy Murray admitted he was surprised by Novak Djokovic's appointment of Andre Agassi as coach at the French Open , but believes it will be "good for Novak and good for tennis ". He has a 36-6 record and has won three titles. Djokovic's relationship with the 47-year-old Agassi, an eight-time major victor, is limited, for the moment, to just the French Open . [Full Article...]

Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix. Day 2

Unfortunately the Australian was unable to turn it into a race win with a slow pit stop handing glory to Hamilton, and he wants to make up for the pain of missing out past year. "We didn't have the greatest day today", Hamilton said. Practice one was actually really good and we were the quickest, but then in second practice we just struggled to extract the grip from the tyres and we were sliding a... [Full Article...]

With Manchester attack wound still fresh, Man United claims Europa League title

A minute's silence was held before the game, which turned into applause, in honour of the 22 people killed and 64 injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande pop concert at the Manchester Arena the night before the team left for the final in Stockholm . [Full Article...]

Penguins fans fooled by optical illusion goal that was not a goal

Karlsson was reason No. 1 for the Sens' stunning spring success. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz (14) gets a hug from teammate Carl Hagelin after scoring the game winning goal in Game 7 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals against the Ottawa Senators , Thursday, May 25, . [Full Article...]

India better equipped for Champions Trophy now than last time: Kohli

The Manchester blast that shook the world happened at the Manchester Arena where popstar Ariana Grande was performing in front of twenty-thousand fans. "When two of your greatest players play freely, it gives a lot of confidence to players batting above them". "The last Champions Trophy helped us find the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan ". [Full Article...]

Brilliant Agassi can lift Novak

Brilliant Agassi can lift Novak Djokovic is the defending champion at the French Open , but has gone off the boil since completing a career grand slam in Paris previous year. "With Novak sort of hitting that peak by winning the French a year ago he has talked about some issues off court, some motivational issues, so perhaps Andre can give him an insight into an avenue, a way where to be more easily fired up". [Full Article...]

Herrera would welcome Griezmann at Manchester United

Herrera would welcome Griezmann at Manchester United The diminutive attacker has proven himself for club and country as a devastating player, with his goals, incision and creativity affirming him as one of the world's best. Herrera, speaking on ESPN FC, said: "I don't know what he means when he says "nice"!" "I don't know what will happen but of course I like him". With the tagline of "Next Season" and singing "Hotline Bling", the song used by G... [Full Article...]


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