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The race remains wide open as the Tour heads into the tricky alpine stages 17 and 18 - with just half a minute separating the top four riders. "I called the boys and they came to the front with big smiles on their faces and went full gas". Matthews then resisted Edvald Boasson Hagen's late surge to prevail by a wheel's length. Trek-Segafredo lodged a complained against Matthews's sprint, saying that the Australian nudged the German sprinter in the final metres of Tuesday's stage, a charge ...
  • Venus Williams posts personal response about deadly crash on Facebook

    Venus Williams posts personal response about deadly crash on Facebook

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    The five-time Wimbledon champion held her head for several moments and asked to leave the room before returning, still visibly shaken, to finish the interview session several minutes later. According to the Post , though, witnesses say Williams ran a red light. In a Facebook post on Friday, Williams wrote that she's "devastated and heartbroken" about the accident and offered "heartfelt condolences" to his family and friends.
  • Portugal Beat Mexico in Match for Third Place in FIFA Confederations Cup

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    Portugal had Nelson Semedo sent off for a second booking after 106 minutes, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez was shown the red card six minutes later as both sides went all out for the win. Hernandez drove to the byline to the left of the area and drilled the ball back across goal and, when Patricio failed to intercept, the ball cannoned off Neto's shin and into the net.
  • John Wall's response to not making either NBA All-Defensive Team: 'Lol'

    John Wall's response to not making either NBA All-Defensive Team: 'Lol'

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    The second team guards were Tony Allen of Memphis and Danny Green of the Spurs . The only guard in the National Basketball Association to have at least 50 steals and 50 blocks in each of the last five seasons, Green is one of four players in Spurs history with at least 350 steals and 350 blocks in his career.
  • Liverpool Will Have To Pay A Staggering £70 Million For Top Target

    Liverpool Will Have To Pay A Staggering £70 Million For Top Target

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    However, Bild stressed that Keita was eager to remain with Leipzig for another season-something which has been contended by two sources on Monday morning . Keita is said to have "refused to sign a new contract with Leipzig despite holding talks at the end of the season", and wants to "leave should the club's valuation be met".
  • Chile: Arturo Vidal's reported jab at Cristiano Ronaldo was translation error

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    They ended up with five points and second in the group. "We knew it could be complicated because we had seen New Zealand play Mexico and the problems they caused the Mexicans". Raphael Guerreiro is also still recovering from a left ankle blow he suffered in the 1-0 win over Russian Federation. - Cristiano Ronaldo has scored twice in this year's tournament - no other player has scored more often.
  • Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

    Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

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    The Stanley Cup is returning to Pittsburgh after Patric Hornqvist scored the go-ahead goal on a bad-angle shot with 95 seconds left in a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6. Though he did not play in Sunday's game, Bonino suited up in full uniform for the postgame trophy presentation. He was always considered the best of his generation, but a third Stanley Cup is tough to dispute.
  • Saints' Nick Fairley ruled out for 2017 because of heart symptoms

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    After starting all 16 games for New Orleans last season and recording 6.5 sacks, he signed a 4-year, $28 million extension with the Saints in March. Fairley has seen three different doctors and it's finalized that he will miss the 2017 season. Without Fairley, the Saints lose their most experienced interior lineman, with five of the six remaining options having played two seasons of less in the NFL .
  • Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

    Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

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    Where can I watch New Zealand vs Portugal? He's the best player in the world . The All Whites' display against Mexico made a lot of people at this tournament sit up and take notice - who is this team from the bottom of the world pushing the North American champions to the limit? - and Santos was keen to emphasise that point.
  • Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

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    Federer , who won the Australian Open in January for his 18th Grand Slam title, made a decision to skip the clay-court season, including the French Open , to prepare for the grass and hard-court seasons, with his eye on Wimbledon , where he is a seven-time champion.
  • AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

    AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

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    A nationwide analysis by The Associated Press shows lawmakers can cause some statehouses to skew more Democratic and others more Republican by redrawing political boundaries to cluster or divide certain groups of voters. The AP's analysis was based on an "efficiency gap" formula developed by University of Chicago law professor Nick Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee, a researcher at the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California.
  • Hamilton claims Baku pole

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    Lewis Hamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna's career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to secure top spot the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday. "That created a lot of pressure because we've been struggling to get heat into the tyres and we don't know if it's a one-lap tyre, so it was all or nothing".