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Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Arsene Wenger said Arsenal's "spectacular" 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea was just reward for an outstanding display from his team at the end of a turbulent season . " Next season , for sure, we must pay great attention, great attention to understand that we have to improve and in the number in the squad and also in the quality", he said.


All engines go on motorsports' biggest day

All engines go on motorsports' biggest day

The Formula One series kicks things off with the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Lewis Hamilton declared himself "devastated" on Saturday after failing to qualify his Mercedes in the top half of the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix . However, Raikkonen insists he is not under team orders to clear the way for Vettel. It was a much different story previous year, when Vettel was swearing and cursing on team radio, aiming expletives and broadsides at other drivers and even F1 officials.



Cleveland Cavaliers crush Boston Celtics to book title clash with Warriors

At one point in the third quarter, the Cavaliers got 14 straight points from Irving and turned a deficit into a seven-point advantage heading into the fourth. Cleveland's 75 first half points were the most in an National Basketball Association playoff game half since 2003 and gave them an 18-point cushion.


Pakistan tail stuns Bangladesh to win Champions Trophy warm-up

Pakistan tail stuns Bangladesh to win Champions Trophy warm-up

But the arrival of Imrul Kayes changed the course of the match, as Bangladesh produced a 142-run stand for the second wicket, with Iqbal featuring prominently. Mushfiqur Rahim was also in a fiery mood, hitting three fours and three sixes to make 46 in 35 balls. Junaid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan as he picked up four wickets for 73 runs from nine overs.


Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

Nadal had easily defeated Thiem in Barcelona , losing only five games in a two-set victory, but was forced to work a lot harder yesterday. This win is the first one after 7 consecutive defeats against Djokovic , and Rafa needed this to happen in order to gain more confidence before the start of the French Open , where he is going to chase the 10th title in his career, and became the first player who has 10 Grand Slam titles at one major.



Muguruza: 10 to 15 players can win French Open in Serena's absence

But the Austrian got payback when he beat the king of clay in the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters. ■ Predictions: Nadal primed for La Decima? Nadal had to play second fiddle to his old rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open and on the USA hard courts but the switch to European clay has seen the Spaniard dominate like the old days.