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Champions Trophy 2017: Sehwag Can't Wait for India-Pakistan Clash

Asked if head-to-head records count during high-tension encounters, such as those against Pakistan , the Baroda all-rounder said: "Such advantages or disadvantages get an edge only to a certain extent". At the expense of their hapless opponents, Indians put on a display of strength and paraded its ammunitions for everyone to notice and be wary of. It is the crowd which creates the environment.



Ostapenko powers into French Open final

Ostapenko will face No. 3 seed Simona Halep of Romania, who recorded a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. "I had no idea what does it mean", she explained. Her win over Pliskova was an interesting contrast of styles, with Halep's angles and movement pitted against Pliskova's serving and booming groundstrokes.



Slowly does it as Andy Murray battles past Kei Nishikori

Even so, Murray indicated more will be needed to record a second straight French Open semi-final victory over the red-hot Wawrinka, who has not lost a set in reaching the final four for the third straight year. Murray looks for his third grand slam final appearance since last season. At the start of the set, Murray was penalised for a second time by Ramos, which saw the world No.



Lewis Hamilton behind Kimi Raikkonen after second practice session in Montreal

Lewis' pole lap of 1:11.459s is the fastest ever lap of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . A five-time victor at the Canadian GP, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, Hamilton already led qualifying - but by just four one-thousandths of a second over Sebastien Vettel - when he made his final trip around the circuit.



Lewis Hamilton: Ayrton Senna gift 'more special than trophies'

The race around the Principality was dominated by Ferrari , but Vettel, who now leads Hamilton by 25 points in the F1 Drivers' Championship, will do well to repel what appears to be a resurgent Mercedes team. But I lost the auto a bit in Turn 2 and was on the back foot already, and knew I had to catch up, but he had enough. "Ayrton was the guy I noticed from the beginning.


Lionel Messi reiterates his desire to finish off his career at Barcelona

Lionel Messi reiterates his desire to finish off his career at Barcelona

The La Masia graduate scored 37 goals in 34 games in La Liga this campaign, while he created 78 chances and was successful with 61% of the take-ons that he completed. "You can not say that they "only" won the Copa del Rey", the Catalan added. " Barcelona have not gone anywhere, they're still there", Guardiola said.