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Zidane reveals only condition he can continue as Real Madrid manager

Madrid are locked on 84 points with Barcelona at the top of the La Liga standings, but are now second due to an inferior head-to-head record. 'I hope he's ready before and I hope he can be with us more than anything. Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Benzema's skill in his postmatch news conference. Now Real Madrid will face Juventus at Cardiff , Zidane's former team: "It's something special because it's a very important club for me as a player".


Pep: I'd have been sacked at big club

Pep: I'd have been sacked at big club

Sane was heavily involved as City chased the breakthrough and the Germany global should have done better than dragging a bouncing shot wide when Aguero played him through in the 17th minute. Subs: McClean 6, Morrison 6, Robson-Kanu 7. City climb to third in the Premier League , two points above Liverpool and three points clear of Arsenal , with only the teams finishing third and fourth assured to join Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.


Maria Sharapova drops out of Internazionali BNL d'Italia through injury

Maria Sharapova drops out of Internazionali BNL d'Italia through injury

Sharapova 26 April tournament in Stuttgart resumed her career after a 15-month pause, associated with the delivery of a positive doping samples for Meldonium and the subsequent long-term suspension. In other women's action, last year's finalist, Madison Keys, was beaten by Australian qualifier Daria Gavrilova 2-6, 7-5, 7-5. The Serbian, who won the French Open previous year, added: "She has to go through a tougher way back".


Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs win in NBA play-offs

Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs win in NBA play-offs

Aldridge had managed just 19 points combined in the first two games, but stepped up in the wake of Parker's season-ending leg injury, scoring nine points in the fourth quarter to help the Spurs pull away. That's right, DeRozan - the Raps' top scorer - had 1 point for most of the game. They shot 2-of-18 overall to the Cavs' 13-of-23 (a 33-point disparity).


Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown

Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown

James has spent three seasons with Real Madrid . Although Celta have been in a awful run of form, coach Eduardo Berizzo sees the chance for redemption in Wednesday night's high-profile fixture, which had been postponed from February's original date after safety concerns at the Balaidos stadium caused by bad weather.



Three more takeaways from the National Basketball Association draft lottery

After the top couple picks, the draft is stacked with a bevy of guards and forwards to choose among. The Nets, who finished with the worst record in the National Basketball Association (20-62), would have held the best odds (25%) to lock up the top pick, but the Celtics exercised their right to swap first-round picks this year as part of the 2013 dubious trade that brought Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce from Boston to Brooklyn.