• Modric: This Madrid side can win more UCLs
Modric: This Madrid side can win more UCLs

With three Champions League wins, one La Liga title, one Copa Del Rey title, and two World Club Cup titles in the past four seasons, Real Madrid has to be considered a modern dynasty. His career goal tally in club and global soccer now stands at 600. - clinched the Champions League-European Cup double for the first time since 1957-58.

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  • Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1, retain Champions League title
Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1, retain Champions League title

Juventus conceded more goals in 90 minutes against Madrid than in their previous 1,080 minutes of Champions League action. By so resoundingly defeating the Italian champions, Real have not just become the first side to retain the European Cup in 27 years, but also won their third in four years - a period of dominance not seen since Liverpool w...

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  • Injured Woakes out of Champions Trophy
Injured Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Woakes, who played just one game in the three-match series against South Africa due to a niggle, managed to bowl just two overs in the game against Bangladesh before he was forced off the field. "Side strains are a big confidence thing, aren't they?". "He was chomping at the bit to play". England will probably secure a place in the semi-fin...

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  • Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League
Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League

Ultimately, it was Madrid grabbing the headlines, as a thrilling first half in which Cristiano Ronaldo's opener was cancelled out by one of the best goals in Champions League final history, from Mario Mandzukic , was followed by a second half in which Los Blancos ended up pulling away.

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  • My future is at Arsenal, insists Giroud
My future is at Arsenal, insists Giroud

The Arsenal striker became the first player to score a hat-trick for Les Bleus in 17 years on Friday night during their 5-0 friendly victory over Paraguay as he put a hard season at club level behind him to shine for the national team. "And he produces this sort of display even when he's had a hard season with his club". After Sweden France...

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  • Murray, Wawrinka, Halep headline French Open schedule Monday
Murray, Wawrinka, Halep headline French Open schedule Monday

I didn't play flawless tennis in the first three rounds, but [playing over the best of five sets] gives you a lot better chance of turning your form around and also winning matches just by playing smart. He progressed to win the match 7-6 (8) 7-5 6-0, snagging the final eight games having briefly faltered in dropping serve when serving for the seco...

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  • Vitor Belfort Optimistic About Future With UFC After Beating Nate Marquardt
Vitor Belfort Optimistic About Future With UFC After Beating Nate Marquardt

Marquardt did a good job covering up before moving away with a couple of counter punches. Vitor cracked Marquardt with an uppercut and from there it was classic Vitor swarm time against the cage. This is a change of plans as immediately following his previous fight, which had ended by a first round TKO to Kelvin Gastelum , Belfort had declared tha...

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  • Alexander Zverev Stuns Novak Djokovic to Win Italian Open
Alexander Zverev Stuns Novak Djokovic to Win Italian Open

Novak Djokovic may have lost Sunday's Rome final, going down in straight sets to the 20-year-old wunderkind Alexander Zverev . It is not a long-term commitment, but Becker, who coached Djokovic to six Grand Slam titles in three years, has hailed it as an "excellent choice".

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  • USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord
USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Trump also cited the possibility of an elimination of manufacturing jobs and economic production in industries like natural gas, paper, iron and steel along the way to reaching to the commitment from the US - which was to cut its emissions by at least 26 percent by 2025.

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  • Rockies one-run record undone, Phillies evade sweep in extras
Rockies one-run record undone, Phillies evade sweep in extras

It appears two weeks off might have been exactly what he needed. The purple and black have struggled in Philadelphia- but this years Rockies are different (and Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Cliff Lee, and Brad Lidge no longer play for the Phillies .) Colorado missed the sweep losing the 4th game, but still managed to take 3 of 4- and in...

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  • Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end
Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

James and Irving were responsible for 12 of the team's 20 turnovers, they'll need to be much better. "If I score six points a game and it gets us four wins and an National Basketball Association championship, I can do that every year". Ray Allen is the career leader with 385 three-pointers. Warriors coach Steve Kerr , who has been feeling ...

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  • Benintendi hits 2 HRs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 7-3
Benintendi hits 2 HRs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 7-3

Price (1-0) has given the Red Sox (30-25) two good starts since returning from missing most of the first two months of the season due to elbow problems. After Machado connected in the seventh, the Red Sox went up 4-1 in the eighth against Ubaldo Jimenez . Sale yielded three runs and three hits in the bottom half.

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  • Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race
Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

Gianforte's campaign said Jacobs was the aggressor in the incident and grabbed the candidate's wrist before they both fell to the ground. Gianforte pulled off a victory despite his alleged assault of a reporter Wednesday night as his campaign headquarters.

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  • MLS All-Star opponent Real Madrid win second straight UEFA Champions League
MLS All-Star opponent Real Madrid win second straight UEFA Champions League

A team which had conceded just three goals in Europe all season conceded four in the Champions League final. "I'm quite pleased that some people seem to think it's a duel between us, but it's not reality". Karim Benzema and Ronaldo were both involved in the build-up before Dani Carvajal's cut-back led to the Portugal global producing an impre...

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  • Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title
Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

Juventus were on top for large periods of an entertaining and open first 45 minutes, as Ronaldo's opener was cancelled out by Mario Mandzukic's superb overhead kick. It is the second time Juve have finished runners-up in the space of three seasons, with Barcelona having beaten them 3-1 in 2015, while they now hold an unenviable record of having lo...

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  • Governor Hogan waves the Green flag for the Coca-Cola 600
Governor Hogan waves the Green flag for the Coca-Cola 600

With two laps to go, Johnson sputtered and settled into 17th place as Dillon - who also steered clear of a pit stop down the stretch - coasted the final two laps and become the seventh first-time Cup Series victor in Coca-Cola 600 history.

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  • Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors
Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

Smith and Kyrie Irving from the Cavaliers' offense whenever he guarded them. The Cavs can score. Judging by the video clips posted, as the game went on, it seemed that Rihanna started heckling Durant . Make them run a lot of pick-and-rolls. Klay Thompson added fuel to the fire when he said, "Maybe he (James) just got his feelings hurt". "W...

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  • PK Subban: Sidney Crosby Told Me I Have Bad Breath
PK Subban: Sidney Crosby Told Me I Have Bad Breath

The Predators and Penguins combined for 78 penalty minutes in Game 3, including five game misconducts, before Nashville secured it's eventual 5-1 win. The Nashville Predators have lost just one playoff game on home ice since last April, so to say they feel comfortable on Broadway is probably an understatement.

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  • Jets' Leonard Williams breaks up fight allegedly involving teammate
Jets' Leonard Williams breaks up fight allegedly involving teammate

The Twitter user added that, prior to Williams involvement, the man was shouting at the woman and manhandling her. Security got involved, but the man persisted once the crowd spread out. Williams later stepped in and picked up Lee to take him away from the situation. A Jets spokesman declined to comment on the incident, according to NJ.com's C...

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  • Miranda pitches 4-hitter as Mariners sweep Rays 7-1
Miranda pitches 4-hitter as Mariners sweep Rays 7-1

His last five-RBI game also came against Tampa Bay last season. In other not-so-hot news, Derek Norris left the game in the 8th due to what appeared to be a lower back injury . The Rays are 6-1 in their last seven during game three of a series, and 2-5 in their last seven Sunday games. He had six doubles, five homers and 12 runs batted in in...

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  • Champions League: Who has lifted the European Cup most often?
Champions League: Who has lifted the European Cup most often?

They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32. His two goals in Cardiff - the Millennium Stadium is now the Principality Stadium - saw him break the 600-goal barrier for club and country in just 855 combined career appearances for Sporting Lisbon, United, Real and Portugal.

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  • Zinedine Zidane establishes dynasty as Real Madrid make history again
Zinedine Zidane establishes dynasty as Real Madrid make history again

At the end of the 25th season of the Champions League, Ronaldo is the first player to score in the three of the competition's finals. Mario Mandzukic equalised for the Italian side with a spectacular overhead kick after Ronaldo had put Madrid ahead but the complexion of the game changed after the interval.

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  • Real Madrid Wins Champions League Battle With a 4-1 Victory
Real Madrid Wins Champions League Battle With a 4-1 Victory

Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another trophy, along with some more astonishing milestones, to his growing personal collection after scoring a brace in Real Madrid's 4-1 UEFA Champions League final victory over Juventus in Cardiff . Gianluigi Buffon says Juventus thought they had done "everything we needed to win" as they slumped to defeat ...

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  • Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League
Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

Back at the Bernabeu, Real coach Zinedine Zidane was also washed with praise as the Frenchman continued his meteoric rise just 18 months into his first role in senior management. They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32. "I am happy, these are good moments". "To play a final in your home city is incredible, bu...

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  • Man City target Virgil van Dijk 'almost there'
Man City target Virgil van Dijk 'almost there'

However, such suggestions are premature, with the player still at the centre of a three-way battle for his services. Reports from this weekend suggested City were frontrunners in the race to sign van Dijk, with a deal worth around £200,000-a-week agreed.

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  • Real Madrid Crowned La Lig Champions
Real Madrid Crowned La Lig Champions

The other goal of the game was scored by Karim Benzema approximately 10 minutes into the second half. It came back to win 4-2, with Messi missing a penalty but scoring twice along the way in a match that summed up Barcelona's season. "We knew that the league is everything and when you win it, it is very important". It was the first league t...

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  • Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League
Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League

The Terriers will be playing in the top tier for the first time since 1972 after beating Reading in a penalty shootout in the play-off final on Monday. What perhaps makes Huddersfield's play-off final win even more incredible is that they scored just once in their three play-off games. The West Yorkshire club will be early favourites for re...

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  • With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe
With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

Now a four-time Champions League victor, Ronaldo finished as the competition's top scorer for the fifth season running, substantially enhancing his chances of matching fierce rival Lionel Messi's tally of five Ballon d'Or crowns. Juventus then wilted and finished with 10 men after Juan Cuadrado was sent off in the 84th minute - 18 minutes after ...

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  • Rain rescues Aus against NZ as match abandoned
Rain rescues Aus against NZ as match abandoned

Ronchi repaid the faith of the selectors by bludgeoning his way to 65 off 43 balls in a 77 run stand with Captain Kane Williamson. "More flustered on what to wear on a dinner date with his missus", quipped Trent Boult , before they shift to Cardiff for Tuesday night's (NZT) must-win Champions Trophy one-day worldwide against England.

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  • Barbarians beaten but not dishonoured, Lions win 13-7
Barbarians beaten but not dishonoured, Lions win 13-7

A number of players in the squad still haven't got into regular sleep patterns. "You have just got to recover as quickly as possible". They will make no bones about the fact they want to stay unbeaten, but as skipper Sam Warburton has said, they will take the occasional loss for a series win over the All Blacks .

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  • LeBron James' house spray-painted with a racial slur, police say
LeBron James' house spray-painted with a racial slur, police say

But it just goes to show that racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America. The NBA superstar noted how black people in America still face difficulties, regardless of their current station in life. "We've got a long way to go for us as a society and us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America". The most unfortunate aspe...

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  • LeBron James' house spray-painted with a racial slur, police say
LeBron James' house spray-painted with a racial slur, police say

But it just goes to show that racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America. The NBA superstar noted how black people in America still face difficulties, regardless of their current station in life. "We've got a long way to go for us as a society and us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America". The most unfortunate aspe...

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  • Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial
Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

More than his solid round was Dufner's collapse. Dufner, who hit 17 of 18 greens in Round 1, missed his first four in Round 3 and then lost his lead when he three-putted for bogey at the par-5 fifth, missing his par attempt from inside 3 feet.

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  • I'm staying put at Atletico Madrid, says Antoine Griezmann
I'm staying put at Atletico Madrid, says Antoine Griezmann

Griezmann has been heavily linked with a move away from Atletico, all the more so since the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a transfer ban that means the club will not be able to sign any new players until January next year as a punishment for irregularities in the signing of foreign players under 18.

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  • Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Real's 4-1 win over Juve means they have triumphed in each of their last six Champions League final appearances. It was the team's sixth title since the competition's new format was created in 1992, two more than Barcelona. Buffon and Barzagli will still be with us next year and they still have a lot to give us. Juventus last won the Champions ...

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