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Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

The 30th-seeded Swiss will play 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko for a spot in Saturday's final. "I'm really sorry to have knocked out the penultimate French representation". Mladenovic slammed her racket into her bag and left the arena as the rain started spitting, and groundsmen hauled the big, orange tarpaulin across the court.



Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Mexico's Carlos Vela jump for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18 , 2017. While Sunday's performance was by no means a disaster - Portugal drew all three group games on the way to winning Euro 2016 - he'll want those around Ronaldo to be more supportive of the superstar.



A new cast of characters at top of US Open

Open record for low round in relation to par. Thomas had 300 yards to the hole for his second shot at the 18th. Jason Day had two triple bogeys and posted a 79, his worst score ever in the U.S. But the 24-year-old American will start Sunday's final round trailing by a stroke after Harman turned in a rock-solid five-under 67 to top the leaderboard alone at 12-under 204.



Vladimir Putin speech motivated Russian Federation, says Cherchesov

A goal in each half ensured Russian Federation won the opening game of the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in St Petersburg . This year's tournament is held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russian Federation and they are Spartak Stadium in Moscow, St.



Warriors have LeBron, Cavs on ropes after going up 3-0

CLEVELAND Kevin Durant was the biggest prize of last year's offseason and on Wednesday he showed why the Warriors were so keen to get him, draining the shot of his career to put Golden State on the cusp of an unprecedented flawless postseason.



Frustration for Ronaldo as Portugal draws with Mexico

Portugal thought they had snatched victory in the closing stages of the match, as Cedric Soares' deflected effort found the corner of Mexico's net with four minutes of normal time remaining. There are two games to go and that's why we're cool, we're at ease. The Portugal captain could not control the ball to shoot but his brilliant pass between three defenders left Quaresma free to round keeper Guillermo Ochoa and tap into the empty net.