Nadal, Halep 1st pair of No. 1 French Open champs since 1992

No stranger to rewriting the record books along with his friendly rival, Roger Federer , here is another feat for the Spaniard: He joined Margaret Court in becoming the only tennis players in history to win the same grand slam 11 times . "I came ba... More..

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Thiem ready to topple Nadal in French Open final
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thiem ready to topple Nadal in French Open final

Both played superbly - and both had chances to end it. Thiem went ahead 6-3, but wasted three set points there, including a bad volley into the net at 6-4 that left him chewing ruefully on his left index finger...More..

Watford sign Deulofeu from Barcelona for €13m
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Watford sign Deulofeu from Barcelona for €13m

In last season's loan spell, the 24-year-old scored once in seven games as he battled with injury but generally impressed, certainly enough to earn another shot at the Premier League. Then after a loan spell at...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

How social media reacted to England's defeat to Scotland

But paceman Safyaan Sharif sealed Scotland's victory with seven balls to spare when he had No.11 Mark Wood plumb lbw to spark a pitch invasion by jubilant home fans. We didn't do enough to win. Scotland's ...More..

Alisson, on his future
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Alisson, on his future

But Sky Sports claim Liverpool believe he is overpriced at £80m and have backed away from any deal. The reigning European champions still hold an interest in Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is ente...More..

Dwane Casey is starting from scratch again
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Dwane Casey is starting from scratch again

But they were swept in the second by Cleveland and LeBron James, the third year in a row they have been eliminated by the Cavaliers. The club was connected to Casey early in their interview process, with Univer...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Winnie Harlow blames race officials after ending Canadian Grand Prix prematurely

Since the flag was displayed after 69 laps, the race (un) officially concludes at that nice distance. In accordance with Formula One rules for races that are ended too early, the results of the last completed...More..

Kurt Fearnley, Kate Grenville, local heros among Queen’s Birthday honours recipients
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Kurt Fearnley, Kate Grenville, local heros among Queen’s Birthday honours recipients

Ms Smyth, who is being recognised for her services to the community through her roles with charities and scientific organisations, says the rise in the number of women receiving the highest honours reflects a g...More..

Focus On Neymar As Brazil Arrive in Russia
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Focus On Neymar As Brazil Arrive in Russia

The most extreme examples were the Confederations Cup final against Spain in 2013 when Brazil battered their opponents with 26 fouls and the infamous World Cup quarter-final against Colombia in 2014, wher...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Patrick Vieira Departs New York City FC to Join OGC Nice

Nice released a statement describing the 1998 World Cup victor as a "monument of French football ", whose dynamism and charisma had made him the obvious choice. It's where NYCFC's head of player recruitment, ...More..

Xherdan Shaqiri responds to Liverpool speculation
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Xherdan Shaqiri responds to Liverpool speculation

Shaqiri himself has even addressed the rumours linking him with a move to Anfield whilst on worldwide duty with Switzerland ahead of the World Cup . But according to ESPN, Shaqiri's agent and brother met wi...More..

Robbie Williams will help kick off The World Cup in Russian Federation
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Robbie Williams will help kick off The World Cup in Russian Federation

FIFA's strategic body decided on a number of important competition matters, including another step in the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup . Benzema has admitted that he has not received an explanatio...More..

Emre Can: Liverpool confirms star's summer exit; Juventus awaits
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Emre Can: Liverpool confirms star's summer exit; Juventus awaits

Liverpool have confirmed midfielder Emre Can will depart Anfield when his contract expires in the summer, along with right-back Jon Flanagan . The German worldwide joined Liverpool from Bayer Leverkusen...More..

Mats Hummels criticises Germany fans for booing Ilkay Gundogan
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Mats Hummels criticises Germany fans for booing Ilkay Gundogan

They grabbed a lifeline as skipper Taisir Al-Jassim smashed in the rebound after a Mohammad Al-Sahlawi penalty was saved by goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen five minutes from full-time. Joachim Low has hit out ...More..

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

It will serve as a huge boost for the 20-time Grand Slam victor if he manages to win at Stuttgart and then at Halle the following week for it will enhance his chance of claiming the position of the top seed in ...More..

Lewis Hamilton doubted he would finish Canadian Grand Prix
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Lewis Hamilton doubted he would finish Canadian Grand Prix

It's a three-way fight, six cars can win races and you can't take anything for granted. "We think it's a good tyre for us, and in the long run [in practice] I felt good on it", he explained. It was the sevent...More..

Lebron James Noncommittal About Return To Cleveland
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Lebron James Noncommittal About Return To Cleveland

Because he punched the blackboard after their Game 1 loss. Speaking to media after Game 4, James confirmed the injury. "I pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand", he said. He was a renta...More..

Vettel takes Ferrari's 1st Canada pole since Schumi
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Vettel takes Ferrari's 1st Canada pole since Schumi

It's been a really good weekend. Vettel powered his Ferrari around the 4.361-kilometre Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in one minute 10.776 seconds. In the final five laps, Hamilton pushed Ricciardo hard in t...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Nadal battles through cramp to claim French Open crown

Nadal struck 26 winners to Thiem's 34 yet made only 24 unforced errors to Thiem's 42, with " unforced errors " a relative term in Nadal Roland Garros matches. "The watch keep going always". "To win 1...More..

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes reveal engine setback ahead of Canadian Grand Prix
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes reveal engine setback ahead of Canadian Grand Prix

The Silver Arrows team principal Toto Wolff admitted they are pushing to bring as much performance as possible to stay ahead of their rivals. Even a member of the city Council of Toronto could not resist and ...More..

Pep Guardiola hits back at Yaya Toure’s racism accusation
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Pep Guardiola hits back at Yaya Toure’s racism accusation

Toure has since made it known that he wants to sign for another Premier League club so that he can compete against City and Guardiola next season, with his agent, Dimitry Seluk, even suggesting his client woul...More..

Rashid steals a last-ball win for Afghanistan
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Rashid steals a last-ball win for Afghanistan

Rashid's haul helped Afghanistan limit Bangladesh to 134 for eight before Samiullah Shenwari (49, 41b, 2×4, 3×6) and Mohammad Nabi (31 n o, 15b, 3×4, 2×6) did a fine job in chasing down the target in 18...More..

Chris Woakes Joins Ben Stokes On England Injury List
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Chris Woakes Joins Ben Stokes On England Injury List

England all-rounder Ben Stokes had been ruled out the one-day worldwide against Scotland next weekend and the "first part" of the five-match series against Australia with a torn hamstring, the England and W...More..

Vettel takes Canadian GP pole with lap record
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Vettel takes Canadian GP pole with lap record

Vettel's performance means Ferrari will start from pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the first time in 17 years, and he sent a warning to his rivals. At the same time, a turbo concern for Renaul...More..

Horn slums it, Crawford lives large at MGM
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Horn slums it, Crawford lives large at MGM

And if that means that somebody got robbed, that's what I'm supposed to tell them. Jeff Horn in Las Vegas sporting a Queensland State of Origin jersey. Many felt the Filipino boxing legend had done enough -...More..

Trump says he won't invite Warriors or Cavaliers to White House
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump says he won't invite Warriors or Cavaliers to White House

This was a response to LeBron James saying that neither the Warriors or Cavaliers would be going to the White House, no matter what team won. "We're not going to invite either team", the president said, hours...More..

Nadal wins 11th French Open despite late injury scare
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Nadal wins 11th French Open despite late injury scare

Federer (9 at Halle, 8 at Basel) and Argentine clay-court legend Guillermo Vilas (8, Buenos Aires) are the male players with the next highest number of titles at a tournament below Grand Slam level. It was a f...More..

LeBron James takes shot at Blazers for not drafting Kevin Durant
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

LeBron James takes shot at Blazers for not drafting Kevin Durant

Trailing 0-2 from the first two games of the NBA Finals, the Cavs returned home hoping to claw their way back into the series. James fielded questions after the game, following his own strong performance. H...More..

Alaphilippe edges dramatic Dauphine finish
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Alaphilippe edges dramatic Dauphine finish

Ultimately, it was Quick-Step Floors' Alaphilippe who crossed the line in front in a time of 4.26.58 with UAE Team Emirates' Martin and Sky's Thomas in hot pursuit. In the final steep climb Martin, trailing t...More..

Power leads crowded St Jude Classic as Johnson lurks
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Power leads crowded St Jude Classic as Johnson lurks

The 51-year-old Stricker had a long day Monday qualifying nearby for the U.S. Open. World number two Dustin Johnson is just a shot further adrift after a round of 67, which included a chip-in birdie. "I just ...More..