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Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

It is set to be a hugely competitive occasion as the Bianconeri look to win the Champions League for the first time since 1996-they have since lost in finals in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2015. Despite another setback in the last European game to be staged at the Vicente Calderon, the Atletico boss had nothing but praise for his players. "With tranquility and patience, we knew we were going to get chances", Zidane said.



Ozil has blossomed in new Arsenal role - Wenger

There have been various protests from Arsenal fans calling for the manager to leave, and early on in this game a plane flew over the ground with a banner on display that read 'WENGER – OUT MEANS OUT!' Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned Chelsea that next season could be a "different story" when the Premier League champions have to juggle domestic and European concerns.



Roger Federer to skip 2017 French Open

Federer, maximum Grand Slam Winner with 18 titles, said in a statement that, after several years playing at the highest level on the ATP World Tour, that "it is better skipping the season on shaken earth". He had to miss last year's French Open as he was recovering from knee and back injuries. After that stunning run, Federer, who missed the second half of past year recovering from knee surgery, said that he would likely skip the European claycourt season except for the French Open .



Penguins and Capitals take it the distance

Over the past two games, Fleury has allowed nine goals and has just an 84.4 save percentage. Each superstar had three shots in the game. The impact might not have been on Monday's game, which the Capitals won easily. Through blown 3-1 leads and Game 7s that nearly always ended with a handshake line as the other guys moved on. Caps coach Barry Trotz pushed all the right buttons in this series after the Game 4 loss.



Pakistan bowl out Windies in penultimate over to win series

West Indies allrounder Roston Chase called his fighting century on the final day of the series against Pakistan the "toughest" of his career, after he ran out of partners with only one more over to see out a draw in Roseau . "I was always a big fan of the drums, so I love the drums and I love the Dominican fans". He also said that the services of both legendary cricketers will be remembered forever.