Djokovic arrives at Roland Garros as the overwhelming favourite, having won the last three Grand Slams. Can Rafael Nadal reclaim his throne? Former champions Ana Ivanovic (2008) and Francesca Schiavone (2010) are both in first-round action, while seven-time Grand Slam victor Venus Williams , a 2002 runner-up in Paris , opens against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit.
The boy's head was banging on the concrete as he was being dragged through the enclosure, which was one factor in the decision to shoot Harambe, the Western lowland gorilla, whose species is listed as endangered. "In a situation like that, you have wild animals, you think they are going to attack", she said. There has been an outpouring on social media of people upset about the killing.
Germany , winners of the World Cup two years ago, have now lost four of their last six games and failed to keep a clean sheet for eight successive matches with the Euros under two weeks away. Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich and Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno both started for their Germany debuts, while Leverkusen midfielder Julian Brandt and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl came on later to make theirs.
And according to the Daily Record , Rodgers has made Allen a top target going into a busy summer transfer window. The 26-year-old only has one year left on his current £45,000-a-week Reds deal. Roberts has said: "I've always wanted to get into the Champions League and play". "Joe has a year left at Liverpool and nobody has spoken to us yet about extending that, but the club have not spoken to us about selling him, either".
The All Black and former NRL player is expected to remain with New Zealand Rugby through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup after being offered a three-year deal by the 15-player code. Williams was recently promoted to the All Blacks leadership group, and it is understood that Steve Hansen sees him as a vital part of the national side heading into the Lions series next year, and the 2019 defence of the Rugby World Cup.
Nibali per ora si gode la meritata vittoria con la moglie, i genitori e la figlia, ma non si lascia sfuggire qualche commento sull'anno olimpico, e dichiara: " L'Olimpiade? ". Oggi è un uomo diverso, forse più vulnerabile ma con un seggio ormai designato nell'empireo del ciclismo. Entrare nel circuito con questa folla tutta per me è stato incredibile.
The panel voted for first, second and third teams - with a 5-3-1 point system used. It is the tenth time in his career that he has been named to the first team and the 12th time he has been named All-NBA. Leonard, the first non-centre to earn the Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in back-to-back seasons since Dennis Rodman 25 years ago, averaged 1.78 steals (12th in the NBA), 5.5 defensive rebounds and a career-high 0.99 blocks.
Se non l'hai fatto, dovresti seriamente prendere questa opportunità in considerazione. Però, accanto a questi due nomi ce ne sono altri. Operare avendo alle spalle una solida conoscenza delle nozioni fondamentali del trading incrementerà esponenzialmente le tue chance di profitto.
Nel giorno della passerella rosa di Vincenzo Nibali , che trionfa al Giro d'Italia per la seconda volta in carriera , l'ultima tappa si tinge di giallo. La giuria ha sanzionato la manovra di Nizzolo con la retrocessione, provvedimento che ha portato Modolo al 3° posto dell'ordine d'arrivo: danneggiato dalla maglia rossa , l'atleta blu-fucsia-verde non aveva potuto evitare di essere preceduto sul traguardo da Nizzolo , Arndt e Trentin .
Alongside a picture of the contract, Mourinho wrote: " Manchester United Football Club, Old Trafford, The Theatre of Dreams". Mourinho, with his win-at-all-costs attitude, is the flawless quick fix for United. There was no immediate news on the make-up of Mourinho's backroom staff. United backed Van Gaal with more than $350 million in the last two offseasons - money that was largely wasted by the Dutchman.
A dirlo è il meteorologo di 3bmeteo.com Francesco Nucera , che aggiunge: " Tutta colpa dell'anticiclone che pone i suoi massimi sulla Scandinavia lasciando spazio alle correnti instabili di raggiungere la nostra Penisola che risente di questa situazione con il Nord Italia più penalizzato".
Louis had so much trouble closing out Chicago and Dallas when they had the chance. Thornton and Marleau finally reached the interview room Wednesday night, joining the dais with captain Joe Pavelski . #6 - I mentioned him earlier, and we all love him so could you talk about the season (and playoff) that Paul Martin has had in his first year out in San Jose? In Game 1 Jori Lehtera's game-winner seemed to get under Jones' skin.
Clemson earned a No. 7 national seed and will host a super regional in baseball if the Tigers advance in the regional at Clemson this coming weekend. The victor will advance to take on either Binghamton or Texas A&M. The Pirates will head to Charlottesville, Va.to play No. 2 seed Bryant at 6 p.m. on Friday.
Sometimes, the most obvious explanation is the best one, and Keith Desormeaux did not shy away from it after the race. Nyquist, with an 8-0 record, won the Florida Derby over a surface listed as good even though the track had been drenched by a rainstorm before the race.
Contract talks have begun between the two sides and they're progressing. Sources with knowledge of the dynamics of the Knicks' search say Blatt was being strongly considered during the process. By hiring Hornacek they have finally diverted from running the triangle. The Knicks are the opposite of the Suns in terms of players. Hornacek's teams have been in the top half in terms of points scored and three point attempts.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. didn't avoid ladders or black cats, never anxious about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 29: Martin Truex Jr ., driver of the #78 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Toyota, celebrates with champagne in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 29, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
DeMarquis Black said in a statement. When Dejean-Jones began kicking at the bedroom door, the man retrieved a handgun and fired. Bryce Dejean-Jones died early Saturday morning at a Dallas area hospital. "I just lost my best friend/cousin last night enjoy life because you never know if tomorrow is guaranteed", Shabazz Muhammad of the Minnesota Timberwolves wrote on Twitter.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini told his players not to be distracted by events at Old Trafford before their game at Swansea kicked-off. In a match that held little significance for the league table, the former and current champions played out an entertaining game in which both teams created a number of chances.
Il segreto è stato crederci sempre fino alla fine così come abbiamo fatto alla fine con tutta la squadra. Già prima della partenza di stamattina, centinaia di tifosi hanno atteso sotto la pioggia che la maglia rosa scendesse dal pullman dell'Astana per la firma del foglio di partenza accogliendolo con un boato.
He spent his entire final stint running fifth ahead of championship leader Nico Rosberg in the class-leading Mercedes auto and he admitted he thought the race could continue to fall in his direction. The FIA [motorsport's governing body] know that shouldn't happen and it won't happen again. The FIA has introduced a regulation preventing drivers from discarding visor tear-offs at will so as not to litter the track with debris that can cause auto troubles.
The Swiss third seed won 7-6, (7-5), 6-7, (7-9), 6-3, 6-2 and will face Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the quarter-finals after the Spaniard knocked out eighth seed Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-4, 6-4. In the 2014 quarterfinals, Muguruza lost to Maria Sharapova . Stephens and Pironkova will have a rematch of their round of 32 battle in last year's French Open .
NOTES: The Raptors played their 20th game of the postseason on Friday, the most by any team in the playoffs. The Raptors signed Biyombo to two-year a $6 million contract last summer and it's expected he will most likely look to cash in on his upgraded value following his highly successful post-season, but the centre has said that he loves Toronto and has yet to think about free agency.
The first break of the match followed in the next game, handing Williams the set. You never get a free point. Svitolina is advised by Justine Henin , a former Williams rival and particular nemesis on the clay courts. In the men's division, Ferrer put up a sublime performance to record a straight-set conquest of fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez . Hingis/Mirza had won at Wimbledon, the U.S.
CEO Tim Cook told analysts last month that while the smartphone market is "not growing, we're optimistic that this too shall pass", citing strong numbers of consumers switching to the iPhone platform during the quarter. Many major investors are still long on the company's stock but that hasn't stopped the company from losing quite a bit in market value as investors close their positions and take their money elsewhere.
Truex led for all but 12 miles Sunday in Sprint Cup's longest race. The Coca-Cola 600 will be held at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday. Brad Keselowski is fifth as he looks to become the second driver to reach three wins this season along with Kyle Busch .
It also produced an aggressive race that ended with a thrilling finish. Crafton, who won last week at Dover, led 47 laps and added to his series points lead. "I thought that would be our best shot", Bayne said, who made his second All-Star appearance". "That takes me back to Texas in 2011 in the Xfinity race when I restarted fourth and pushed Carl (Edwards ) out before winning the race".
Leicester midfielder Drinkwater is anxious he will be unlucky, while there remain serious doubts over Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge's fitness because of a calf injury. "He wasn't on the bench". Many have regarded the current England squad as the best in quite some time with regards to attacking options. "But I have no indication the seriousness of the injury is such that it is putting his chances in jeopardy at all".
Rossi and his team boldly opted to stretch his fuel to its extreme limits, gambling that he could make it to the line. He was sputtering on the final lap, working his clutch and getting screamed at by team co-owner Bryan Herta to conserve fuel, and he ultimately ran out of gas after taking the checkered flag.
Separately, the Silicon Valley company said its board also approved the repurchase of as much as an additional $3 billion of its shares. Mike Nefkens now Executive Vice President & General Manager HP Enterprise Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise will become an executive member of the new board and the remaining board positions will be 50/50 between each of the founding companies.
Finally, a team that plays straight into LeBron's strengths. There's Love, who knocks down 3-pointers when the defense sags (and gets plenty of long-range help). Their presence, perhaps more than anything, is the difference between James' postseason efforts this year compared with last. Lue, who is unbeaten in the playoffs, is flattered that Lowry calls him a "father figure".
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has nearly 250,000 reserved seats and with the infield around the 2.5-mile oval packed in, organizers expect the crowd to be from 350,000 to 375,000. Andretti knows how to be successful in this race". "I can't compare (the wins) other than to say I am so happy", Herta said". "He's methodically picked through it".
The game had just finished when the lightning struck suddenly at about 2pm according to a police spokesman. "According to what everyone present says, there were no clouds in the sky ... The report said that among the total injured, there were 29 children. "There are now 11 injured unfortunately, 10 children and an adult who was accompanying them", Vincent Baladi of the local authority told iTELE television, saying they had been "struck by lightning" at Parc Monceau in the city's northwest.
Townsend is in after Hodgson favourite Danny Welbeck sustained a knee injury but Hodgson suggested Rashford is unlikely to make the final squad. Wilshere has missed the majority of the season through injury but he has been given a chance by Hodgson, as has Liverpool's Jordan Henderson who made a return from a spell on the sidelines at the weekend.
Roma, 29 mag. (askanews) - La 21esima ed ultima tappa del Giro d'Italia da Cuneo a Torino di 163 km se l'aggiudica Nikias Arndt della Giant-Alpecin. Vincenzo ha dato una grande dimostrazione di qualità umane e doti sportive eccelse riuscendo a superare momenti difficilissimi per la scomparsa del piccolo Rosario Costa e la grande delusione per i problemi fisici dei giorni scorsi.
Madison Keys , the No. 15 seed, also advanced, making it four Americans in the round of 16. Prior to the weather interruption, the world number one broke to earn a third set point and a comfortable lead, but it was a hard second set as she failed to find a way through.
They are a team of great quality and they have many important players. The Chilean coach, who won one Premier League title and two League Cups in his three seasons, said that his side had consistently been the best side in England over his tenure, and predicted that same success, with more young players, would continue.
Nibali oltre al grande tifo ha trovato il calore della famiglia salita a Torino da Messina per celebrarlo. " Torino mi ha riservato una straordinaria accoglienza", ha detto Nibali , ricevendo le congratulazioni del sindaco di Torino Piero Fassino.
Golden State needed a playoff-record 11 3-pointers from Klay Thompson to keep its record-setting season alive. Thompson drilled his 11th three-pointer to put the Warriors ahead with just over 90 seconds remaining and Curry stretched that lead to seal the win.
Foyt won in 1961, '64, '67 and '77. When it comes to the pomp and circumstance, the talent, the traditions, and the history of the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway , you really nearly can't even come close to touching the Indy 500 in the world of motor sports.
I cinesi "dovranno impegnarsi seriamente a dare al Milan un sostegno annuale per farlo tornare tra i protagonisti". "Speriamo di trovare una soluzione adeguata a cio' che voglio, cioe' a garantire investimenti per un Milan che sia protagonista in Italia, in Europa e nel mondo .
As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter. Another Japanese player also is impressing. Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska also surrendered just two games in her 6-0, 6-2 rout of Bojana Jovanovski.
Manchester City's Fabian Delph and Arsenal's Jack Wilshere got in but Noble didn't, much to the surprise of a fair few England fans. Everton captain Phil Jagielka has been omitted as Hodgson has opted for three centre-halves in Chris Smalling, John Stones and Gary Cahill.
The parade - official recognition of Leicester's status as champions of England for the first time in the club's 132-year history - concluded in the city's Victoria Park in front of tens of thousands of supporters. Jamie Vardy could not hide his delight as Leicester City were feted in a parade marking their shock Premier League title win in the city centre. Chris Hughton's was named manager of the year , guiding Brighton through 14 games unbeaten to end the Championship regular season but ...
Sfuma il colpaccio del ciclista di Muggiò Giacomo Nizzolo , che ha vinto la volata dell'ultima tappa del Giro d'Italia ma è stato squalificato dai giudici. Ai -200 metri, Giacomo Nizzolo , rimasto senza il treno della sua Trek, esce dalla ruota di Arndt . Ai piedi del podio Sacha Modolo , che non ha trovato il varco per passare stretto alle transenne da Nizzolo .
Kobe Bryant is gone in Los Angeles, and either Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram could be the franchise's next superstar. They would have garnered another top-five selection had the Lakers tumbled a couple of spots, since they would have been entitled to the pick the Lakers originally dealt to Phoenix for Steve Nash that the 76ers later acquired in another trade.
Nadal, for one, was outright frustrated: He felt he was back and ready to face Djokovic, who had beaten him here for the first time last season, in the semifinals a week from Friday. "There' s no way I can play before I can use the forehand". Bedene's level dipped in the middle of the second set as Djokovic reeled off four games in a row, the British player hurling his racket to the clay in disgust.
The locker room floors were drenched from the celebration, many players with their Eastern Conference champion t-shirt and hat on, save for a few, including Richard Jefferson , who says he wants a different hat, the one they hand out after you win the championship.
Chris Gayle once again came on to the headlines today after making sexual comments on the female TV presenter during an interview. In his book, Gayle says: "Now T20 is different". You'd have to ban cricket itself", Gayle wrote. They find out some shit and they want to sink you. "The fact is, what he has said is inappropriate", Lavender told The Observer .
Cronaca in tempo reale. Vincenzo Nibali , trionfatore del Giro d'Italia 2016 , verrà premiato domani, 29 maggio, al termine della Tappa-Sfilata. Per la 41^volta sarà tappa d'arrivo del Giro. Da Cuneo a Torino la tappa di oggi sarà dunque una passerella lunga 163 km. Passato il traguardo si gira attorno alla Chiesa della Gran Madre per affrontare l'unica breve salita della tappa, che porta alla Villa della Regina .