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Sports Finally! Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title
Author: 0 Finally! Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title

Djokovic had to come from behind in the first and third sets, and helped seal the victory with a break for 5-3 in the third. "It's great to be back in the finals , against Novak in particular", Federer said. "It's tough. I'm very pleased to reach the final once more here", said the 31-year-old Wimbledon champion. "It's been a rollercoaster week with matches, interruptions, and rain delays and everything", Djokovic said.

Sports Nominees revealed for 2017/18 UEFA Player of the Year Awards
Author: 0 Nominees revealed for 2017/18 UEFA Player of the Year Awards

Salah , who is the first Premier League player to make the three-man shortlist since the award's inception after the 2010/11 season, is also the first African to be nominated. The top three recipients of votes for the 2017-18 UEFA Men's Player of the Year award should surprise exactly no one. Griezmann is on a three-player list to be named the best Europa League player last season, after scoring twice in Atletico's 3-0 win over Marseille in the final.

Author: 0 Nun throws flawless pitch before White Sox game

But don't put Sister Mary Jo's great performance down to divine intervention. Though we really shouldn't have been all that surprised by the flawless pitch. Cloud in 1987. Sister Jean's time in the limelight has come and gone, however, and no it's time for the emergence of a new, equally awesome Chicago nun: Sister Mary Jo Sobieck.

Sports Arsenal still to tie up Aaron Ramsey contract sparking exit fears
Author: 0 Arsenal still to tie up Aaron Ramsey contract sparking exit fears

The midfielder's contract runs out towards the end of this season, but Arsenal have not been able to tempt the Welsh worldwide into signing a long-term deal that will see him stay in London. Ramsey was linked with a move to Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC in the 2018 summer transfer window. The Sun claim that Arsenal began negotiations with the Welshman past year though as yet no progress has been made.

Sports Novak Djokovic advances to Western & Southern Open final
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I just played and waited for the important points to go for the victor". World number two Roger Federer posted his second win of the day, amid a lightning fear interruption, to reach the semi-finals of the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters on Friday.

Sports Happy Harry Kane breaks his August hoodoo
Author: 0 Happy Harry Kane breaks his August hoodoo

Among active Premier League players, Chelsea's Victor Moses has done so with the fewest total goals - 20, beaten only by Routledge and the late former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender Ugo Ehiogu (19). Although Arsenal were rocky at the back, they were risky going forward and Henrikh Mkhitaryan got one back with a low strike after 37th minute. Going into the Fulham game Kane had played 14 Premier League games in the season's first month, failing to score in 990 minutes of ...

Sports Crotty out of Bledisloe Cup rematch
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However, tries against the run of play prevented them from giving the best account of themselves when it mattered most in front of 66,318 fans growing exhausted of inconsistent performances. "We came with a plan and tonight it worked for us". Obviously our set piece wasn't up to scratch. Naholo stripped the ball from opposite number Marika Koroibete and when the ball was passed deep to Beauden Barrett, five meters from his goal line, he made a decision to run it, moving it wider to Goodhue.

Sports Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Eden Hazard "Won't Leave" Chelsea This Month

On the touch-line, Sarri, wearing a baggy blue T-shirt and track-suit pants, waved his arms in frustration as he implored his players to close Arsenal down in their own half as the Gunners showed signs of fighting their way into the game. He was unhappy with a blip at the end of the first half which allowed Arsenal back into the game and which he described afterwards as "horrible" .

Sports IndyCar driver Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at Pocono
Author: 0 IndyCar driver Robert Wickens involved in scary crash at Pocono

Janovski says he's been to two IndyCar races at Pocono Raceway . Rossi's Honda finished 4.4982 seconds head of pole-winner Will Power of Team Penske in a Chevrolet. Brazilian driver Pietro Fittipaldi - one of three other drivers involved in the incident - tweeted his support for Wickens after being medically cleared of any serious injury.

Sports Marco Silva proud to secure first Everton win
Author: 0 Marco Silva proud to secure first Everton win

A move away from Merseyside will do the Curacao global a world of good, granting him consistent first team football and a chance to shine at an ambitious club looking to return to the top flight. They were leading through Marko Arnautovic's first-half penalty but Callum Wilson's solo goal and Steve Cook's header condemed the hosts to a second straight defeat.

Sports Stokes desperate to get out there: Root
Author: 0 Stokes desperate to get out there: Root

The Test begins in Nottingham on Saturday. "We have some very talented players in our top order, some exciting young players and some good experience as well so I think a big strength of ours is we bat low down". "It's a position we've been trying to get into in the Test team for a while. Whether it's Ben or someone else". "It has been a long time, a long process - and he has been found not guilty now".

Sports Gary Neville backs Jose Mourinho over comments that Man City lack class
Author: 0 Gary Neville backs Jose Mourinho over comments that Man City lack class

His goal was a quite superb first-time finish and he generally ran Bailly and Lindelof ragged, allowing the home side plenty of reprieve from any United pressure during the second half. Valencia suffered a calf injury during preseason while Matic underwent surgery on an abdominal injury picked up during the World Cup . There are problems at the other end, too, and United managed just three shots on target while Lukaku was limited to just 24 touches all game.

Sports England vs India: Rishabh Pant scripts a special record
Author: 0 England vs India: Rishabh Pant scripts a special record

India's comeback lay in Pandya's riveting spell as much as in their catching behind the wicket, the hero being the 20-year-old Rishabh Pant , who caught five to become just the fourth Indian wicketkeeper with as many as five catches on debut.

Sports Tyson Fury promises to knock out Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas fight
Author: 0 Tyson Fury promises to knock out Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas fight

I said: "Send me the contract.' They sent the contract. One thing I promise when I get to Las Vegas is that I am knocking you the fuck out!" This I promise you. "It's no secret I needed the rounds to be able to show I can slip and slide still and I did just that". I thought that was a step up with the opponent and display.

Sports When and where to watch Trent Bridge match on TV, online
Author: 0 When and where to watch Trent Bridge match on TV, online

Pant walked in to bat after Kohli was dismissed on 97 by Rashid. Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane gradually redeemed the disaster; slowly they added 159 runs in the fourth wicket . The standout shot in Kohli's innings would certainly be the bowler's back drive off Chris Woakes (3/75 in 20 overs) while Rahane also hit the bowler through the covers in the same over.

Sports Elliott Sadler set to retire at season's end
Author: 0 Elliott Sadler set to retire at season's end

Kasey Kahne is in his first season driving for Leavine Family Racing, with one top-five finish as he is now 28th in points. This morning, Elliott Sadler of Emporia, Va., announced he will retire from racing full-time at the end of the current NASCAR season.

Sports Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino - I would never risk fitness of players
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After being handed a start in Tottenham's league opener, only five days after returning to training following the World Cup, Kane failed to score and looked short of sharpness in the 2-1 win at Newcastle last Saturday. "I thought we played really well and created a lot of chances". But if they are going to be here, I want full commitment. "But we need to improve if we want to challenge the big teams , it's a situation that will push us to be better in different areas".

Sports Alex Iwobi: 'Arsenal players fought hard for Unai Emery'
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Chelsea were so good early on it looked like it would be a rout, with goals from Pedro and Alvaro Morata their reward. "Not in this moment", said Sarri, who bemoaned a "horrible" final 15 minutes of the first-half that saw Chelsea throw away their advantage.

Sports Arsenal players must pass ball to Mesut Özil more, says Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal players must pass ball to Mesut Özil more, says Unai Emery

It's time to back your Premier League winning bet - register with BetInKenya here ! The Gabon forward boasts an impressive return of 10 goals from 14 league appearances, but six of those ten have arrived against teams that went on to finish in the bottom-half of the table last season.

Sports Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points & Tactical Analysis
Author: 0 Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points & Tactical Analysis

In a devastating start to Sarri's first game at Stamford Bridge , Chelsea pinned Arsenal in their own half and raced into a 2-0 lead within 20 minutes thanks to goals from Spain duo Pedro and Alvaro Morata . Otherwise, for us it is maybe a problem. Ferdinand, who is one of the greatest Premier League defenders of all time , doesn't think that either side has the defensive discipline required to go and win the title.

Sports All Blacks crush Wallabies in Bledisloe
Author: 0 All Blacks crush Wallabies in Bledisloe

Australia have a settled side heading into the biggest home match of the year, with captain Michael Hooper set to join David Pocock in a potent back row that also features Lukhan Tui at No.6. "They had probably dominated the first half so to get that score [just before half-time] was crucial". Trailing 26-6, debutant Jack Maddocks provided a glimmer of hope with a neat five-pointer in the 67th minute but two late tries to Naholo, who weaved through an exhausted Wallabies defensive ...

Sports Maitland-Niles facing two months out with broken leg
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Arsenal defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles has officially been ruled out of action for up to eight weeks after suffering a leg break against Manchester City at the weekend. Carl Jenkinson is also out for six-to-eight weeks with a "significant" sprain to his right ankle. Those chances were boosted even more with injuries and fitness doubts over the heads of left-backs Sead Kolasinac and Nacho Monreal .

Sports All 4 goals from a 2-2 half between Chelsea, Arsenal
Author: 0 All 4 goals from a 2-2 half between Chelsea, Arsenal

Stick around for all the latest Live Updates , reaction and goals as they go in! Today's London derby at home to Arsenal , though, may see Kovacic make his Chelsea bow. Many Arsenal fans are still more optimistic this season, however, with Emery renowned for his tactical nouse, unlike the recently departed Arsene Wenger, who seemed to give his players free reign to do as they wished.

Sports Ramos: Real Madrid will win again
Author: 0 Ramos: Real Madrid will win again

We have full confidence in our coach. Atletico defender Lucas Hernandez added: "To win this trophy is something great but to do it against our eternal rival is better still". Real looked set to pour more pain on their neighbours when Juanfran handled and Sergio Ramos tucked the penalty away. Juanfran atoned for his earlier error by playing in Griezmann's replacement Angel Correa and the substitute cut the ball back for Costa to tap home.

Sports Changes that look certain for team India in the third Test
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The third Test match will be played at the Trent Bridge , Nottingham . At the same time however, it brings Shikhar Dhawan back into contention. "But that´s where character and discipline comes into play, the resolve to know where your off stump is, to leave a lot of balls, be prepared to look ugly and dirty and show some grit".

Sports Willian: No chance would have stayed under Conte
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Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Willian warms up before the English Premier League football match between Huddersfield Town and Chelsea at the John Smith's stadium in Huddersfield, northern England on August 11, 2018. "Such players want to play football like that, do they not?" "That's why he [Sarri] talked about "fun" football [after arriving at Chelsea]. This is what we will try to do this season".

Sports Tsurenko upsets defending champion Muguruza in Cincinnati
Author: 0 Tsurenko upsets defending champion Muguruza in Cincinnati

Muguruza was competing in her first tune-up event for the August 27-Sept. "At the end she managed to come back in the third set and play better and found a way to win the match", said Muguruza , who was at least pleased to report that she played without any pain in her arm.