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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semifinal

Kei Nishikori of Japan talks to the media after withdraw from the Madrid Open with an injury before his quarterfinal against Novak Djokovic. "I don't want to put burden on my wrist". 1 Andy Murray's slump in form continued with a 3-6, 3-6 defeat to lucky loser Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Masters yesterday. Thiem will be a little worn out after his match-up with Dimitrov and another long encounter might just tip the balance for the young Croatian.


Alonso remaining confident despite further Honda issues in Spain

Alonso remaining confident despite further Honda issues in Spain

With the new engine in place, Vettel's vehicle gave him a scare when he slowed down just two laps into qualifying, and his team ordered him to return to the garage. When we complete my full last lap in a Formula 1 vehicle which was on the Saturday in Russian Federation because on Sunday we didn't manage to complete the formation lap and here we could not manage to complete the out lap.



Korean Kim becomes youngest to win Players Championship

The only drama at the end came from Ian Poulter, who two weeks ago thought he had lost his PGA Tour card until officials realized a clerical oversight that restored his status and gave him a spot in the Players Championship. He followed with a short birdie on the 17th and a long par from just off the 18th green. Course: TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium Course). This story has already made the rounds, but it will become the stuff of legend if Poulter can overcome a 3-shot deficit to win on ...


Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

Long gets first Republic of Ireland call-up

The Irish now sit second in Group D and are level on 11 points with table-topping Serbia, while Wales are four points back in third. @ AVIVAStadium MON: I saw Kevin Long play last week. "Fitness was an issue with him this time past year". I think he actually made his debut last week so we're just keeping a little eye on him. The Cavan-born striker is impressing in the Polish top-tier with Jagiellonia Bialystok.



Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool Draw announced

And Italy face the toughest task of all the Championship sides, as they are drawn in a pool with New Zealand and South Africa . The other two members of the pool have yet to be decided, but one will be a European team such as Romania or Germany, and the other will be the victor of a play-off between the third team in the Pacific Nations Cup (possibly Tonga) and another more lowly-ranked European team.


Ducks look to take 3-2 lead back in Anaheim

Ducks look to take 3-2 lead back in Anaheim

The Anaheim Ducks host the Edmonton Oilers in game five of their National Hockey League playoff series on May 5 at 10:30pm EST. Anyone who thought the Oilers would be one game away from the Western Conference final with Mark Letestu outscoring McDavid would have been laughed out of the room before the playoffs began.