Pune beat Punjab to seal IPL play-off spot

Rahane and Tiwary were now in the middle to resurrect the innings. And Pandya brothers, Krunal and Hardik, are delivering when needed and the hosts will expect that they rise to the big occasion. That partnership - in which Patel did the bulk of the scoring - was broken when Shardul Thakur got a touch on a straight drive from Parthiv and caught Simmons backing up too far at the non-striker's end.

Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Kyrie Irving had not yet heated up, and the lead hovered above double figures but seemed oh-so-close to creeping upwards of 20 points if the Celtics did a better job of making open shots in the first half. Irving drained a 3-pointer in Kelly Olynyk's face. Cleveland won the fourth quarter 40-23, and James (19 points) and Love (14 points) both continued to contribute on offense.

Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final

The Spaniard, who is now 15-0 on clay this year, pressed home his advantage with a break in the very first game of the second set, and that proved to be the decisive moment. I take, as I say, more positives than negatives into the next week in Rome. Nastase has been banned from the French Open and Wimbledon after he was ejected from Romania's Fed Cup clash with Great Britain last month for a series of foul-mouthed rants directed at British captain Anne Keothavong and No.

City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

It's a vital achievement for the club to be back in Europe's premier competition, and the talk is that Liverpool will be spending big in the summer in order to improve their squad considerably. Arsenal can still salvage something from a disappointing season when they take on Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday in the FA Cup final. Having signed permanently for Roma in a £16m deal in the summer, he's been in fine form this season, scoring 19 goals and contributing further with 12 assists in ...

Chelsea F.C.'s Antonio Conte wins Manager of the Year - LMA

Chelsea F.C.'s Antonio Conte wins Manager of the Year - LMA

So, how did these top six managers do? Chelsea have the chance to complete a domestic double when they face Arsenal in the FA Cup final next Sunday. Jurgen Klopp gave the Liverpool fans something to dream about - a hope that this might be their year. United won the League Cup, defeating Southampton in the final, and are favourites to beat Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final , which will yield a berth in the Champions League .

Perfect Golden State Warriors reach NBA finals again

Some bad fortune which happens to all of us at some point in our lives and we don't get to be the last team standing. Warriors' reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry hammered the Spurs with 36 points, hitting 14 of his 24 field goals including five three-pointers.