• Federer sets another record with Halle Open win
Federer sets another record with Halle Open win

Federer will head into Wimbledon, which starts on July 3, as favourite to win an outright record eighth title . " So I'm happy to react right away and let that be forgotten and actually move on and remind myself I actually can play well on grass ".

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  • Hamilton -- Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'
Hamilton -- Vettel is 'disgrace', 'prove you're a man'

Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety vehicle periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents. As Vettel rammed into Hamilton from behind and later protested, he was given a 10-second stop-go penalty when they were driving behind the safety auto in the 19th lap of the race.

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  • Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan admits he feared England chance would never come
Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan admits he feared England chance would never come

Batting first, England posted 181/8, thanks to a 78-run innings by debutant Dawid Malan and his 105-run second wicket stand with Alex Hales . England beat South Africa by 19 runs to win the final T20I in Cardiff and claim a 2-1 series win.

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  • Roger Federer wins Halle Open leading into Wimbledon
Roger Federer wins Halle Open leading into Wimbledon

He also beat Federer in last year's Halle semi-final, but this time he struggled to impose himself against the veteran, who dropped just nine points on his serve. "Some might think, okay you have to beat one big player less, but that doesn't bother me". A trademark forehand passing shot and a comfortable service game moved Federer to within a gam...

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  • Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel
Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton twice made contact with each other behind the safety vehicle during Sunday's Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix . "But to drive next to him and hit him on objective, I have never seen anything like this. I don't think there was any point of doing that". "I think Formula One is for grown-ups", Vettel conclude...

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  • Salah set to thrill Liverpool fans - Ince
Salah set to thrill Liverpool fans - Ince

The Reds will pay the Italian club an initial fee up front and with add-ons the deal could be worth £39m, which will make Salah the club's most expensive signing. "Mohamed has the flawless mix of experience and potential - this is a really exciting signing for us", Klopp enthused, adding, " He knows the Premier League, he has pedigree in the Ch...

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  • Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson
Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson

The commissioner stepped up to the podium's microphone, glanced out at the Barclays Center audience, compiled of draft hopefuls, fans and media members, and announced, "With the third pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , the Boston Celtics select..." Jayson Tatum feels like a Boston Celtic.

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  • Chicago Sends Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves
Chicago Sends Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Bulls aren't exclusive to this territory, the land in which they've inhibited for the last couple seasons, which makes the Butler trade about more than one thing. To get a great player, you have to give up assets. "For some reason, it sort of stalled a year ago", Taylor said. "You've embraced me like a son and pushed me to get better every ...

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  • Azerbaijan GP: Red Bull and Verstappen superior in FP1
Azerbaijan GP: Red Bull and Verstappen superior in FP1

Daniel Ricciardo finished the morning session second on the timesheets, nearly half a second down on his team-mate, while championship leader Sebastian Vettel was third in his Ferrari . It seemed a fitting way to end the day, considering the Baku street circuit had been like an ice rink, with drivers sliding around as they constantly struggle...

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  • U.S. women's hockey players to be featured in ESPN 'The Body' Issue
U.S. women's hockey players to be featured in ESPN 'The Body' Issue

ESPN announced this morning the full list of athletes that will be posing nude for the upcoming Body Issue . He's showing his abs and a whole lot more in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue . "I worked really hard with my body to get it right", Fekitoa told ESPN . There's a quick preview of Elliott's photo shoot online. US players Brianna De...

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  • Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Ricciardo wins thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The controversial flashpoint of the race - and arguably the entire 2017 Formula One season so far - occurred when Vettel, irate in his belief Hamilton had brake-tested him under the Safety Car, moved alongside and swerved into the Mercedes driver with his arms aloft in fury.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo rethinking decision to leave Real Madrid after Florentino Perez support
Cristiano Ronaldo rethinking decision to leave Real Madrid after Florentino Perez support

Ronaldo is at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, playing for Portugal. The complaint was quickly followed by reports that Ronaldo has chose to leave Madrid ahead of next season following his tax problems, but Perez is adamant the prolific forward will only be on the move for a huge transfer fee.

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  • Minnesota Timberwolves land Butler in blockbuster trade
Minnesota Timberwolves land Butler in blockbuster trade

After allowing the move to settle in, Butler has taken to instagram today to thank the city of Chicago , the entire Bulls organization and their fans. This past season, LaVine battled issues with his left knee, which forced him to miss the last 33 games of the season. He suffered the injury in February, but he appears to be ahead of schedule...

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  • Smith tips JT to line up for series decider
Smith tips JT to line up for series decider

NSW had appeared all over Queensland for most of the contest, but in the blink of an eye, the Maroons pounced to snatch a memorable win. All experienced trying nights at stages. "We know it's a very hard thing to go down to Sydney and win but we've done it in the past and this is a pretty good side that's been put together, so if we go down and...

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  • Draymond Green, Kawhi Leonard highlight NBA All-Defensive team
Draymond Green, Kawhi Leonard highlight NBA All-Defensive team

Leonard led the Spurs this season, averaging 25.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and a team-high 132 total steals. Those three players are the finalist for the 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award , which will be announced Monday night during the NBA Awards at 6 p.m.

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  • Cameroon: African Champion, Cameroon, Fails to Progress to Semis
Cameroon: African Champion, Cameroon, Fails to Progress to Semis

It was only after Cameroon's players insisted the referee review the incident again that he realised his error, rescinded Siani's sending off and instead flashed the red card to the correct culprit Mabouka, leaving coach Hugo Broos bewildered.

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  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim
Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed on child abuse claim

Ahman Green was a former running for the Green Bay Packers . "We had contact with Mr". The authorities have also said that they are further investigating the matter, but did not disclose any other details regarding the reasons for Green's arrest.

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  • Buddy Hield Among NBA's 2016-17 All-Rookie First Team
Buddy Hield Among NBA's 2016-17 All-Rookie First Team

Brogdon , Saric and Embiid are the three finalists for the 2016-17 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Kings guard Buddy Hield and Knicks center Willy Hernangomez rounded out the first team. Before the trade, Hield averaged just 8.6 points in 57 games with the Pelicans. This is the third season in a row where a Laker has made the all-...

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  • McGregor vs Mayweather Set To Officially Fight August 26
McGregor vs Mayweather Set To Officially Fight August 26

It has also intrigued some in boxing, though most dismiss McGregor's chances against one of the greatest defensive fighters in history. Leonard Ellerbe, chief executive of Mayweather Promotions , said the boxer's team made a decision to end his 23-month retirement because the clamor for the 154-pound showdown had been impossible to ignore.

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  • Asked why he attended SGM, N Srinivasan loses his cool
Asked why he attended SGM, N Srinivasan loses his cool

The two hour and 45-minute long Special General Meeting (SGM), which had Srinivasan in attendance, did not take any decisive call as requested by the CoA during a meeting with state units on Sunday. When asked about that development, Choudhary said the situation is the same and a tour is possible only after the government's nod. They had invoked a ...

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  • Hamilton
Hamilton "Didn't Brake-Test Vettel" In Safety Car Period Collision

After eight races, Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points. That brought out yet another safety vehicle and eventually a red flag to stop the race, so that marshals could clean all the debris off of the circuit. But it was not a view shared in the paddock with Hamilton, now even further adrift of Vettel in the title race, the first to lay down the l...

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  • Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup
Germany eliminate African champions Cameroon from Confederations Cup

After the lengthy stoppage involving the red card incident, Germany made their numerical advantage count nearly immediately as Werner also got his first Germany goal with an excellent header from Kimmich's fine cross to the back post .

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  • Vettel: 'No doubt Hamilton brake-checked me'
Vettel: 'No doubt Hamilton brake-checked me'

Vettel steered his Ferrari into fourth, just ahead of Hamilton's Mercedes. "It was just a insane race, with all the safety cars and the chaos", Ricciardo said. And, before celebrating with a customary "shoey", Ricciardo reflected on an incident-packed race. It was also a superb performance from Stroll, the son of a billionaire, who face...

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  • Roger Federer Reaches 11th Halle Final After Beating Khachanov
Roger Federer Reaches 11th Halle Final After Beating Khachanov

The top seed suffered a shock loss to veteran German Tommy Haas in his first competitive match on grass this season in Stuttgart, but has built momentum in a tournament that has given him such fond memories over the years. It's also worth noting on the two other occasions he made the final in Germany and lost (2010 and 2012) - he reached the quarte...

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  • Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league
Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

But while he still has his trademark cornrows and headband, he very much looked like a 42-year-old trying to play hoops. Iverson went just 1-for-6 in his return to the basketball court, and later mentioned he won't be putting himself into the games for too often.

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  • Arkansas inmate recaptured after 32 years on the run
Arkansas inmate recaptured after 32 years on the run

The state Department of Corrections says 60-year-old Steven Dishman was arrested Sunday at a home in Springdale by Springdale Police and state troopers. Details of what led authorities to Disman and his arrest have not been immediately released. After three decades on the lam, an Arkansas man has been quickly reacquainted with life be...

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  • Chelsea start against Burnley
Chelsea start against Burnley

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley on the weekend of 12-13 August , while, we will witness first Manchester derby on 9th December and first North London derby 18th November . Everton finished in seventh place in the Premier League last season and are expected to spend big money this summer in an attempt to bridg...

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  • Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling
Trump attacks Obama's handling of Russian meddling

Addressing the Obama administration's concerns at the time about how it would publicly perceived if they spoke out forcefully against the influence campaign, considering Trump's own complaints about the election being "rigged", Schiff said that didn't outweigh the public's need to know.

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  • New Zealand women's sevens get Olympic revenge with world series title
New Zealand women's sevens get Olympic revenge with world series title

Champions New Zealand have completed a near-perfect season in the women's sevens world series, storming to victory over Australia in the final round's decider. "Playing France in France, it was always going to be a massive game.The French were very good at the breakdown and managed to steal the ball three times from us and our defensive line beca...

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  • Petra Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title
Petra Kvitova sends Wimbledon warning with Birmingham title

The 27-year-old two-time Wimbledon champion was playing only her second tournament since returning to competition following six months spent recovering from hand injuries sustained during an incident at her home in December. Despite many wondering if Kvitova would ever play tennis again after the attack, Kvitova now finds herself once again on ...

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  • Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million
Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to be unconcerned despite being accused by a Spanish state prosecutor of defrauding the government of millions of euros (dollars) in unpaid taxes. The Madrid state prosecutor referenced the verdict against Messi as legal precedent for the case against Ronaldo. In December previous year, GestiF...

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  • Jose Mourinho's father dies in Portugal
Jose Mourinho's father dies in Portugal

O Belenenses apresenta toda a solidariedade e apresenta sentidas condolências aos familiares de Félix Mourinho, pai do treinador José Mouri... Mourinho Felix battled ill health since the turn of this year, with Jose flying back to Portugal last season to see him.

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  • Nadal beats Wawrinka Wins 10th French Open title
Nadal beats Wawrinka Wins 10th French Open title

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. "If you're not completely free. you don't want him to take the lead and play even more freely", said Wawrinka, who became US Open champion past year.

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  • Conor McGregor Will KO Floyd Mayweather Inside 35 Seconds, Says Tyson Fury
Conor McGregor Will KO Floyd Mayweather Inside 35 Seconds, Says Tyson Fury

Many observers think the bout is a huge mismatch in favor of the seasoned Mayweather , who has never lost in 49 professional boxing fights. The eagerly anticipated fight - which will be McGregor's professional boxing debut - will take place on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena and fans are already desperate to secure their spot at the marquee even...

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  • Lions tour 2017: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen attacks Lions on radio
Lions tour 2017: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen attacks Lions on radio

We've just got to adapt to how the ref plays the game", says To'omaga-Allen. "We can't complain about the referee in terms of the way he controlled the match". "It is very disappointing to have lost the first Test". Steve Hansen spoke the morning after his team's first test victory over the Lions about being sore just watching it, and he was ...

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