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Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May

In a political drama both brutal and surreal, British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Friday to carry on with the business of governing as usual, while her Conservative Party reeled from losing its parliamentary majority and her opponents demanded she resign.



Chelsea's Eden Hazard refuses to rule out a move to Real Madrid

It will delay the 26-year-old's preparations ahead of 2017/18, with training due to begin again early next month. Belgium is now topping Group H of their World Cup qualifying group with 13 points after five games. In the league alone, Hazard scored 16 goals and assisted five in 36 games, or the equivalent of 3,005 minutes of football. "I always try to be close to him because I know it makes it hard for defenders when there is two of you, or even three when Pedro or Willian are there as ...



Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

James, who is averaging a triple-double in the 2017 Finals (32 points, 12.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists), and the Cavs edged the Warriors in Game 7 previous year after falling behind 3-1, becoming the first team to ever overcome such a deficit in the Finals.



Unraveling the case of Draymond Green and the disappearing technical foul

After his team's Game 4 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green made clear how he feels about the fans in Cleveland. For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials. "My goodness. It's insane to think that he thought it was my second technical foul and I would get a technical foul for that".



The Hectic Moment An America's Cup Yacht Capsized

Land Rover will extend its support of Britain's America's Cup sailing team by signing a new deal to continue as Title and Exclusive Innovation Partner of Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) for the 36th America's Cup . 'We will be back next time and we will be stronger '. This had allowed Ainslie and his crew to build up a significant lead, which they held until the fifth "leg" of the race when a poorly executed turning manoeuvre saw the New Zealand boat catch and then overtake them.



Halep to Meet Ostapenko for Roland Garros Title

In those later matches, No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: Ostapenko's 20th, Bacsinszky's 28th. Different than the Halep-Pliskova variety-power dynamic, yet similar in a broad context, this match was about Ostapenko handling the occasion, the wind and a tricky opponent better suited to the surface (in fact, the Latvian's favorite surface is grass, which rewards her prodigious power, ...