• Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success
Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane hails Real Madrid's incredible success

What more could I ask? "Another Ballon d'Or? We'll see". Real Madrid have made history, by becoming the first team to retain their Champions League title. "It was a very even game". In the second half, we saw the best Madrid [performance] of the entire season. But the go-ahead goal came in the 61st minute from Casemiro, who let loose fr...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

The first game between England and Bangladesh at the Oval today will get the eighth edition of the tournament under way. "We have this tradition of preparing bus to support Pakistan cricket team during their tours to United Kingdom, and we are keeping this tradition this time as well", said Amjad Hussain.

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  • Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years
Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

It was Real's record-extending 12th European Cup/Champions League title. It was an especially sad moment for veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon who failed to collect the Champions League winners' medal; the only missing piece in his glittering medal collection.

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  • Bacsinszky downs Venus to reach French Open quarters
Bacsinszky downs Venus to reach French Open quarters

Venus Williams-a seven-time major champion-was the last remaining player in Paris who had previously won a Grand Slam event. After a hold left her one game from the win, a backhand victor set up two match points and after Mertens saved the first, another brilliant backhand victor sealed the victory in just 62 minutes, the 36-year old looking like a...

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  • India's Virat Kohli (L) bats as Pakistan wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed (R) looks
India's Virat Kohli (L) bats as Pakistan wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed (R) looks

His departure had freed India up for a run-feast, Yuvraj (53) and Kohli putting on 93 at nearly 10 an over as all notion of Pakistani discipline evaporated. Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Jasprit Bumrah , Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav . And Pakistan's mood worsened when Amir - comfortably their best bowler - hobbled off with a knee injury with...

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  • Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona
Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona

Barcelona have officially named Ernesto Valverde as Luis Enrique's successor in the dugout. It was Barcelona's worst season under Luis Enrique , despite winning two titles, the Spanish Super Cup and the Copa del Rey. A midfield dynamo will also be on Valverde's summer wishlist, with Manchester United star Ander Herrera and Liverpool's...

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  • Bryce Harper Gets Hit, Charges Mound, Throws Punches
Bryce Harper Gets Hit, Charges Mound, Throws Punches

His eyes were wide as he flung his helmet - it sailed way wide of Strickland, it might've slipped - and they started swinging away. Strickland is going to face discipline for hitting Harper and could be subjected to a five-game suspension, but Harper's actions were much here and could be facing a suspension that keeps him out more than a week.

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  • Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener
Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

The 30-year-old vowed the team would give its best in every game. With India comfortably winning both the warm-up matches of the Champions Trophy , wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik feels that the Men in Blue have got what was required out of the two practice games and are heading into the tournament feeling "fairly confident".

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  • Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven
Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven

Rowney, a rookie who played 27 regular-season games and registered four assists, had three on Sunday. The Senators haven't been able to string together success in this series , and Pittsburgh has a history of lighting Anderson up, especially the last game he played against this team on the road.

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  • Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros
Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

Kristina Mladenovic ensured France will have women in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. The nine-time victor Nadal, who will now face either Milos Raonic or Pablo Busta in the last eight, now has a 76-2 win-loss record at Roland Garros.

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  • Andy Murray prepared for tough encounter as Delpo rivalry continues
Andy Murray prepared for tough encounter as Delpo rivalry continues

Del Potro advanced to the third round of the tournament due to the retirement and will now face world number 1 Andy Murray . "I tried to play a solid match, I hit deeper the longer the match went on and tried to dictate the points". And I also hit a lot of balls out there, more than the first-round match. "I wish you a speedy recovery". Wawrinka...

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  • French Open plays catch-up after Saturday rain disruption
French Open plays catch-up after Saturday rain disruption

Sunday's victory was not quite as simple as Friday's incredible 6-0 6-1 6-0 crushing of Nikoloz Basilashvili , but the fact that Nadal is yet to drop a set speaks volumes. Goffin caught his foot under the tarp that was folded at the back of the court while chasing down a ball behind the baseline. American Williams, seeded 10th and competing in...

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  • Mesoraco homers in 10th, Reds rally for 3-2 win over Braves
Mesoraco homers in 10th, Reds rally for 3-2 win over Braves

That kind of helped recharge the batteries. "When I came over, I didn't expect to get that number". "I was trying to do too much with the changeup", Garrett said. He finally reneged on his stance with a trade to Atlanta in February, thanks to an injury to Braves second baseman Sean Rodriguez that guaranteed more playing time for Phillips, ...

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  • Texas A&M Opens Play at Women's College World Series Against Florida
Texas A&M Opens Play at Women's College World Series Against Florida

Lorenz hits her 11 double of the year on and up and away pitch down the left field line and then Kayli Kvistad dribbles one to second that advances the runner to third with two out. "We work so hard, and big moments like that, it's so awesome when you're successful in the College World Series on the biggest stage, so that was - it just meant a lo...

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  • 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

Add it all up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. It's thanks to you that I fought for every point. After fighting back from a set down, Muguruza saw the impetus stolen from her at the start of the third and Mladenovic never looked back as she secured a famous win to reach the quarter-fin...

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  • Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

Further evidence of his importance to the side was on show last night as he was preferred to the Welshman in the starting XI for the Champions League final against Juventus as Los Blancos prevailed 4-1 to become the first club in the Champions League era to defend the European Cup.

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  • WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Highlights of French Open seventh day
WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Highlights of French Open seventh day

TOPSHOT - Britain's Andy Murray serves to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 3, 2017 in Paris . "I only say "Merci beaucoup" (Thank you very much) but I hope I can learn", Halep said. Halep, 25, will face Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro for a place in the quarter-finals.

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  • Sidney Crosby said he did not mock PK Subban's breath
Sidney Crosby said he did not mock PK Subban's breath

Not only are they zero for their last 12 against Nashville , including seven in Game 2 and three last night, they have only two shots on those 12 chances. "As a player, it's one of the most proud things I am to be a part of this organization and see it grow like this, a hockey market where it's become the loudest building in the NHL".

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  • Suarez cruises into 4th round at French Open
Suarez cruises into 4th round at French Open

Del Potro's spirit was broken, and the vocal Paris crowd were quelled. Suarez Navarro, the 21st seed and a two-time quarter-finalist, made the fourth round for the fifth time. The Frenchwoman baffled the Polish ninth seed with a display that delighted the home crowd at Roland Garros. "If you want to win a Grand Slam, you have to be able to play...

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  • Amla and Tahir star in Proteas Champions Trophy opener
Amla and Tahir star in Proteas Champions Trophy opener

However, it was Imran Tahir , who dashed Sri Lanka's hopes, managing to bowl an electrifying spell of 4 for 27, and thus sealing Sri Lanka fate in the tie. His 103 from 115 balls only ended with a run out, contained five fours and two effortless sixes. Assisted by the wind and a tinge of grass on the pitch, the Sri Lankans leaked only 32 runs in...

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  • Warriors come out to play against Cavaliers on ESPN, DirecTV in LATAM
Warriors come out to play against Cavaliers on ESPN, DirecTV in LATAM

Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown, speaking Wednesday to ESPN's Michael Wilbon, said he didn't know whether Kerr would return Thursday night for Game 1 and that they wouldn't know until closer to the 9 p.m. Durant's only other Finals ended at the hands of LeBron and Miami in 2012. Portland Trail Blazers?to find a remedy for the migraines and nau...

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  • Sarfraz says no pressure ahead of Pak-India clash
Sarfraz says no pressure ahead of Pak-India clash

But Mehedi Hasan, who top-scored for the Tigers with 24, said they still believed they could beat England . The game features a match between crickets vs snails, which is a reference made by the tech-giant that the game would work even on a slow network.

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  • MI win nail-biting IPL final for title
MI win nail-biting IPL final for title

Mumbai Indians clinched Rising Pune Supergiant by a single run in a gripping Indian Premier League final on Sunday to claim their third title. But he was then one of two wickets to fall in straight balls to Smith's compatriot Mitchell Johnson in the final over and Pune ended on 128-6.

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  • It Took Just Over Three Minutes for Pittsburgh to Obliterate Nashville
It Took Just Over Three Minutes for Pittsburgh to Obliterate Nashville

In Game 1 he was beaten clean by Malkin on a power play , had no chance on a Conor Sheary goal, sent what should have been an easy rebound into a teammate's leg for the third goal, and was beaten clean by Jake Guentzel for the victor.

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  • Jose Mourinho overjoyed after Man United's emotional Europa League win
Jose Mourinho overjoyed after Man United's emotional Europa League win

Spain worldwide Juan Mata expressed his delight at helping United land the only major trophy missing from the club's honours, but his thoughts were also primarily with those affected by the shocking events in Manchester. "That's the way I look at things". "We performed like a big club, a big team", United midfielder Ander Herrera said after...

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  • CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid
CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid

Ronaldo underscored his status as Europe's most lethal striker with the first and third goals as Real were crowned champions of Europe for a record-extending 12th time. When you also consider that he barely spent in the summer , merely tweaking Real Madrid's current squad and imposing his own ideas before winning the double, his feats are quit...

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  • Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash
Former Lakers player Derek Fisher accused of DUI after crash

CHP officials say Fisher veered into the paved right shoulder of the 101 just east of the 405 interchange. The crash unfolded just after 3 a.m. Sunday in Sherman Oaks. Fisher has worked in broadcasting since he was sacked by the New York Knicks in 2016. Fisher, 42, won five National Basketball Association championships with the Los Angeles Lake...

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  • Sergio Ramos tests the bounds of gamesmanship in Champions League final
Sergio Ramos tests the bounds of gamesmanship in Champions League final

Local media cited older Juventus fans present as saying the panic had evoked painful memories of the 1985 Heysel disaster, in which 39 mostly Italian fans died when fans were crushed by a collapsing wall before the start of that year's European Cup final, against Liverpool.

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  • Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal
Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal

Chief executive Ivan Gazidis added: 'The ambition is to put this club in a position where we are winning the Premier League , where we are competing to win in Europe and pushing forward'. He has described some of the comments as a "disgrace", saying they created a "horrendous atmosphere". It was a "very mature conversation" that led to Wenger st...

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  • 'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues
'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Heading into the French Open , many figured the women's draw was wide open, because of the absences of Williams' sister, Serena (who is pregnant), and Maria Sharapova (who was denied a wild-card entry that she needed as she comes off a drug suspension).

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers
Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers

Buffon helped them to a sixth successive Serie A title and a third Coppa Italia success in as many years. "But I'm very grateful to this wonderful club for giving me this opportunity. We are the first team to win it two years in a row and I scored two goals. Isco, who kept Cardiff-born Gareth Bale out of the starting line-up, described it as Real...

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  • Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time
Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while a year ago, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

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  • Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence
Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence

He adds an element to this team that not many people can add to a team. "Are we giving up runs at the basket?'" Durant scored 38 points and dunked easily, six times in the first half alone in the Warriors' 113-91 victory in the opening clash of the best-of-seven-game series.

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  • Red Sox's Price earns 1st win
Red Sox's Price earns 1st win

Boston did a good job in driving up Bundy's pitch count in those early innings, a big reason he had to leave after just five after throwing 100 pitches. Boston would add another run in the top of the 9th to take a 5-1 lead in the game. He'd come back out for the eighth and get a strikeout to lead off the inning, but Christian Vazquez couldn't catc...

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  • Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround
Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

The Frenchman recalled previous criticism when he said: "I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad as a coach and now I'm supposed to be the best". "We have made history". In a high-quality UEFA Champions League final match in Cardiff , the Portugal captain put Real Madrid ahead with a first-time finish from 16 ...

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