• Andy Murray faces fellow Brit Aljaz Bedene in first round at Queen's
Andy Murray faces fellow Brit Aljaz Bedene in first round at Queen's

He now heads into the grass-court season with a chance to make it a hat-trick of titles at the ATP 500 tournament and extend his record-breaking five trophies he has collated since 2009. "I will just keep my head down and work hard and hopefully get some wins". The world No.1 has given his clearest indication yet he is preparing for retirement - ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Has Tax Problems; Spain Sues Soccer Star For $16M Scheme
Cristiano Ronaldo Has Tax Problems; Spain Sues Soccer Star For $16M Scheme

The agency representing Ronaldo , Gestifute, dismissed the claims. This came from the cession of image rights from 2015-20 to another company located in Spain . Ronaldo and his representatives have previously denied accusations of tax avoidance. Ronaldo is the latest football star to be targeted by Spanish tax authorities.

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  • Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows
Fowler leads after first round on day of highs and lows

Those were the only hiccups he had, and he finds himself poised to make noise on moving day . Fowler, the ninth-ranked player in the world, was a stroke out of the lead, following his opening 65 with a 73. He missed a five-footer for birdie on his first and then squandered another chance on 11, where he missed a 12-footer. The three-pu...

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  • Stanley Cup Finals: Predators beat Pens 4-1 to even series
Stanley Cup Finals: Predators beat Pens 4-1 to even series

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that Matt Murray would remain in goal and said that center Nick Bonino was a game-time decision. However, Gaudreau scored his second straight game-winning goal - and third goal of the Final - on Monday to pace the Predators to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 .

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  • FIFA targets gay slurs by Latin American fans in Russia
FIFA targets gay slurs by Latin American fans in Russia

Over the next 17 days, the holders of FIFA's six continental championships, plus the World Cup holders and the host nation, will compete in global football's tournament of champions, reports Xinhua news agency. Back both teams to score with a best price of 6/4 using our odds comparison service . "This is a very honourable role and a big respons...

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  • Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

Bjorn Borg lost 32 at the 1978 French Open . "It's hard to describe how I'm feeling; all I can say is "thank you". Toni presented his nephew with a replica of the Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy in what is his final French Open before handing over full-time to 1998 Paris champion Carlos Moya.

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  • US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy motivated by 'busy summer' after missing cut
US Open 2017: Rory McIlroy motivated by 'busy summer' after missing cut

Neither could recover to make the cut Friday, as McIlroy shot 71 to finish at 5-over and Day shot 75 and finished 10-over. That's not to say a worthy champion won't be crowned on Sunday - but there's plenty of work left to do for golf's upper echelon of players, many of whom missed the cut on Friday .

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  • Casey has rough 14 hole, falls down leaderboard
Casey has rough 14 hole, falls down leaderboard

Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Stricker improved by a stroke even though Erin Hills showed a few more teeth than it had in Thursday's opening round. Friday wasn't almost as favorable for the world's three-top ranked players , none of whom will move onto the weekend. Compatriot Brooks Koepka (T-1) played ...

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  • Pakistan likely to opt out of Champions trophy finals citing safety issues
Pakistan likely to opt out of Champions trophy finals citing safety issues

That is the reason for Pakistan's success in the three games since June 4 when they lost to India. Someone has helped you win the game. "I will give the credit for my improvement to Azhar Mahmood , who has been working very hard with us bowlers", said Hasan, adding: "I have the much needed rhythm, so I will do my best to continue that".

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  • Legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India
Legendary batsman Zaheer Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India

Three of their four games have seen only the top four bat; this is surely where Pakistan will have to win the game. From then on, the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side beat Sri Lanka in a do-or-die clash following it up with a semi-final triumph over fancied England to storm into the final.

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  • Kohli impressed by Pakistan 'turnaround'
Kohli impressed by Pakistan 'turnaround'

In 2015, India beat Pakistan by 76 runs at the World Cup in Sydney, Australia while the following year, Pakistan lost by six wickets during the World Twenty20 in Kolkata, India. "Yeah, I am very impressed". India have done well chasing but if they have to put up a mammoth total in the final then lower-order batsmen Kedar Jadhav and Hardik P...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final
ICC Champions Trophy: India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

Three runs to get off two balls. Hasan urged his fans to pray that he is able pull his celebratory moves "three, four, five times " in Sunday's final. India beat Kenya by 4 wickets after defeating Bangladesh in the league stage of the Cola Cola Triangular Series in India in 1998. " History can change , and I hope we can (change it)", he told r...

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  • Russia faces first test for 2018 World Cup with Confederations Cup opener
Russia faces first test for 2018 World Cup with Confederations Cup opener

Germany , who have sent a second string team to the tournament starting today, were more interested in seeing their young squad play freely, Bierhoff told reporters in Sochi , Russia , a day after the world champions' arrival. "It's going to be a tough competition but we know wheat we're capable of". Chile, meanwhile, are a battle hardened glob...

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  • Pakistan's Hasan Ali Lives Champions Trophy 'Dream'
Pakistan's Hasan Ali Lives Champions Trophy 'Dream'

So what, where, and when is it? "I really hope that we see resumption of bilateral cricket between the two countries and would request the Indian cricket board and the Indian government to soften their stance", Afridi wrote in a column for the ICC ahead of the Champions Trophy summit clash between India and Pakistan here tomorrow.

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  • Everton sign Pickford and Klaassen
Everton sign Pickford and Klaassen

That Ross Barkley could be on the way out too means that there will be at least one, if not two holes, to go along with the need for upgrades. Asked earlier this month if he was confident Barkley would remain at Everton beyond the summer, Koeman replied: 'No.

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  • TV ad rates rocket ahead of Pakistan, India final
TV ad rates rocket ahead of Pakistan, India final

That appears unlikely this weekend, amid escalating tensions as India accuses Pakistan of supporting terrorism and backing separatist rebels in the disputed region of Kashmir - charges Pakistan denies. "The guys took extra responsibility and showed courage". From that point onward, previous Pakistan players and skippers are envious of how Pakista...

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  • Mark Hunt earns fourth round stoppage of Derrick Lewis
Mark Hunt earns fourth round stoppage of Derrick Lewis

The use of low kicks from Mark Hunt should be implemented to chop down Lewis and get him stationary in front of the Super Samoan - not somewhere you want to be. As Hunt continued to pepper in the punches with Lewis doing his best to defend, referee Marc Goddard had seen enough and put a stop to the fight at 3:51 into the fourth round.

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  • Paul Casey rallies after triple bogey to seize US Open lead
Paul Casey rallies after triple bogey to seize US Open lead

Day and McIlroy were left feeling pretty empty, as each had arrived to Wisconsin nearly a week ago with high expectations. That, people, was a freaky pop-up storm, the kind for which the Midwest is notorious. Open champion and current ESPN analyst, predicted this would be a challenging week for Stricker because of his local ties. But on Friday...

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  • The wrong kind of US Open history
The wrong kind of US Open history

Given the wayward shots coming from Day's clubs, it was not a hard task. "Yeah, I was in the hay too much over the last couple of days ". Pardon the gallows humor. "I've got a busy summer, so I'm excited to play a lot of golf". "It was a good display, all my own fault, but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on thi...

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  • Mohammad Amir likely to be fit for final
Mohammad Amir likely to be fit for final

Criticising the attitude of Sarfaraz Khan, Sohail Khan said to a local TV channel, "Sarfaraz should know that he hasn't done any wonders, rather there are external forces that have helped Pakistan secure a final berth in Champions Trophy ".

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  • Jasprit Bumrah: India won't take Pakistan lightly in Champions Trophy final
Jasprit Bumrah: India won't take Pakistan lightly in Champions Trophy final

He further added: "Sarfraz needs to be told that you have not done anything great". Pakistan lost to India in their first game only to ride their luck and win against South Africa. India and Pakistan are meeting each other for the first time in an ICC 50-over final. Unless Bangladesh was able to repeat its superb performance of theICC Cricket ...

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  • Television ad rates rocket ahead of India-Pakistan final
Television ad rates rocket ahead of India-Pakistan final

Every time India and Pakistan come face to face to play a cricket match, cricket Fans of India die for watching the match anytime. We all know what happens behind the scenes. The question is can they now repeat the trick in Sunday's final against an India team who have been piling on the runs and start the contest as firm favourites? It's like Ashe...

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  • India and Pakistan ready for billionaire showdown
India and Pakistan ready for billionaire showdown

We still remember Sourav Ganguly, who put up a gritty 50 in the face of a fierce Pakistani bowling attack, returned to the ground after getting knocked out by a Shoaib Akhtar bouncer. Doesn't matter. He [Raees] is a quality bowler as well. But India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar, with six in four matches so far, is a more attractive 17/2 to sneak past Hasa...

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  • No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open
No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

Open live on fuboTV. PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele didn't make a bogey at Erin Hills until his 27th hole, had his hiccup with a double bogey on the par-3 13th hole but still managed a 73. Fowler, 28, made it look easy, rattling off seven birdies in his bogey-free round. Masters champion Sergio Garcia meanwhile was lurking five off the ...

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  • Lakers Draft Rumors: Los Angeles
Lakers Draft Rumors: Los Angeles "Really Looking Hard" At Josh Jackson

Some people are thrown off by your tone, but I've always known to internalize what you say rather than how you say it. But, right now I'm just anxious about myself. Previously, it was reported that Lonzo only planned to work out for the Lakers. "Not just the great point guards", says Fox. I'll never forget the game we played against a travel t...

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  • Lyon closing in on Chelsea forward Traore
Lyon closing in on Chelsea forward Traore

Traore spent last season on loan at Ajax where he scored 14 goals in all competitions for the Dutch side - including two against Lyon in the Europa League semi-final first leg clash in May. "Then I will go back to Chelsea and have a talk - we will see". He said at a press conference: "We absolutely want to do the operation [deal for Tra...

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  • Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavaliers with T-shirt ... but LeBron James fires back
Warriors' Draymond Green mocks Cavaliers with T-shirt ... but LeBron James fires back

Dropping an F-bomb on live TV got the point across just fine, after Myers previously credited Green with being the glue that kept this core of players together. " I don't believe I've played for a Super Team ", he said. Well, Draymond being Draymond vehemently disagreed and blamed James for starting the super team era.

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  • Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association title with parade through Oakland
Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association title with parade through Oakland

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his family, including wife Ayesha and daughters Riley and Ryann, celebrated the National Basketball Association championship. BART trains carried 548,076 riders during the 2015 victory parade, second only to the 586,061 who rode BART during the San Francisco Giants' 2012...

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  • Massive Rs2,000 crore bet on Champions Trophy Pakistan-India final by bookies
Massive Rs2,000 crore bet on Champions Trophy Pakistan-India final by bookies

India will play Pakistan at The Oval on 18 June. Hasan paid tribute to the influence of Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, himself a vastly experienced former global seam-bowling all-rounder who also spent several seasons in English county cricket, notably with Oval-based Surrey.

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  • Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade
Draymond Green makes fun of Cavaliers during parade

Green said James had started the super team concept. James then jumped ship to join up with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. "He won his first championship two years later, in 1967, when another future Hall of Famer, Billy Cunningham, had joined the team".

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title
Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title

Forecasting the future, the Lakers would likely be Thompson's top suitor, and where he wants to play with Luke Walton. Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers previous year, the Warriors again this time. Still, he insisted he had another notch to raise his game, and he certainly found it. Durant was the clear-cut choice for MVP for the Warriors, av...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo has denied the claims but Real Madrid's record goal-scorer is thought to be ready to embrace a new challenge in what has been a brilliant club career. "I hope he hasn't chose to leave but if he has already made his mind up, it will be hard to change the situation". Calderon said: "I'm sure Cristiano won't leave Europe".

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  • Draymond Green went in on LeBron over super teams in the National Basketball Association
Draymond Green went in on LeBron over super teams in the National Basketball Association

Warriors forward Draymond Green fired the first round by wearing a "Quickie" Tee trolling the Cavs. "You started the super team, bro!" Draymond Green and LeBron James are providing entertainment for fans well after the NBA Finals have ended.

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  • In pics: How Indian bowlers Bumrah, Jadeja, Ashwin decimated South Africa
In pics: How Indian bowlers Bumrah, Jadeja, Ashwin decimated South Africa

Defending champions India qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament with as many as 12 overs to spare at the Oval. South Africa then pressed the self-destruct button with two run-outs in quick succession. "No looking back. Always room for improvement, always small points you can improve on, can't rest on your laurels". On how far the...

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  • Andy Murray fells del Potro in Paris
Andy Murray fells del Potro in Paris

I think it motivates us to work even harder. That's been the case so far. When they do, you can't make a double fault like I did. "I did a good clay season and I'm looking forward to playing [well on] the grass". "The Olympics was physically hard - and hard mentally and psychologically - but I had also come off a period of rest and trained and prep...

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