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All eyes on Salah and Ronaldo ahead of Champions League final

All eyes on Salah and Ronaldo ahead of Champions League final

Klopp and Zidane will be keeping their plans close to their chest - but Europe's governing body might have let their plans slip early. The defending champions have lifted the trophy in three of the last four seasons but rode their luck to reach the final.


Champions League final: Zidane to start Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo against Liverpool

Champions League final: Zidane to start Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo against Liverpool

Bale has started only once in the knockout stages, and even then he was dragged off at half-time against Juventus in the second leg with Real 2-0 down. He's proved what he is capable of, and he's matched those two players (Ronaldo and Lionel Messi) in terms of performances and goals this season, but you're talking about two players who have done it for 10 years, consistently scoring goals , and, in particular, big goals .


Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls National Football League anthem policy 'idiotic'

Warriors coach Steve Kerr calls National Football League anthem policy 'idiotic'

Teams with players who kneel will now have to pay fines. In other words, while the league will fine a team for violating the new policy , a team also is permitted to fine players and other personnel for violating the new policy . "It's really ironic, actually". The Seattle Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin , who has long spoken up about social issues , had little time for the president's comments.


Elia Viviani wins stage 17 as Simon Yates retains pink

Elia Viviani wins stage 17 as Simon Yates retains pink

And the Team Sky rider warned the final week could see some surprises despite being 3min 50sec off compatriot Yates who looks increasingly hard to beat. "We knew it would take something really special today to first of all get rid of Simon and get away from Dumoulin", Froome , who is bidding to hold all three Grand Tours simultaneously having won last year's Tour de France and Vuelta Espana, told Eurosport.


Lewis Hamilton: Red Bull chief taunts Mercedes over expensive contract discussion

Lewis Hamilton: Red Bull chief taunts Mercedes over expensive contract discussion

In the run up to the current season, F1 announced it would no longer use promotional female models to display driver numbers on the grid as the practice was " at odds with modern day societal norms ". "I can only imagine that a delay can only involve money", said Horner, ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix . Hamilton jovially replied: "I think we have a closer relationship, don't we?" "It's always hard, but I love racing against the best drivers because it pushes you to the limit".