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Dhoni, Tiwary onslaught hands Pune final berth

With the second-worst balls per boundary ratio (8.48) in overs 7-15, Mumbai Indians recognised their opponents' weakness well by employing the spin choke on a wicket which seemed two-paced. 3 Mumbai Indians lost all three matches against Rising Pune Supergiant. The team to lose the match will play Qualifier 2 with the winning team of Eliminator.


Premier League Club 'Initiate Discussions' To Sign Juventus Right-Back Dani Alves

Premier League Club 'Initiate Discussions' To Sign Juventus Right-Back Dani Alves

Yahoo claim Spurs will only try to force the issue with Alves after Juventus take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Cardiff. Alves, 34, has been in fine form for Juventus this term following his summer move from Barcelona and has been a mainstay in their back line, making 31 appearances in all competitions.



Rampant Ronaldo has learned to accept rotation - Zidane

Their two absences have meant that Saul, Gabi and Koke have played in every game. "We have to go into the return leg at the Calderón fully focused". He has scored 21 times against Atletico and this was his 42nd hat-trick for Real Madid bringing his Champions League tally to 103.



Senators take 2-1 lead with dominating win over Pens

The Capitals trail the best-of-seven series 2-1, but have outshot the Penguins in each game thus far. A couple of Pittsburgh Penguins fans love Phil Kessel so much, they named their baby after him. Though their offensive outburst highlighted the latest victory - including the fastest three goals in team playoff history - the Sens bottled up their opponents yet again.



English soccer introduces retrospective bans for simulation

The Football Association have announced it will punish simulation with retrospective action from next season. A decision was made earlier today which means Premier League players can now face a two-match ban for simulation. Championed by FA chairman Greg Clarke, the reforms will be the most significant changes to the governing body's decision-making structures in decades.



Sharapova not given wild-card entry for French Open

Bouchard said she had "a lot of players coming up to me privately, wishing me good luck", without naming who those players were. They might be very disappointed and she might be disappointed. Many believe not, and that Sharapova should have to work her way back into contention. She returned to the WTA tour last month after testing positive for the newly banned heart drug meldonium at the Australian Open in January 2016.