• Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win
Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's 'spectacular' FA Cup win

It was a special moment for Wenger personally, with the beleaguered manager claiming a seventh FA Cup winners' medal. 'I didn't fear the worst, not at all, ' he told Arsenal's website. Despite his disappointment at missing out on the Double, Conte said Chelsea's feat of winning the Premier League with a record 30 wins meant it was still a...

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  • Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games
Sri Lanka captain Tharanga suspended for two games

South Africa lost momentum in the closing stages of their innings and may have been feeling nervous when the flamboyant Niroshan Dickwella (41) gave Sri Lanka a flying start in reply. But after Dickwella was dismissed, giving a catch to Wayne Parnell at third man off paceman Mornie Morkel, Tharanga ran out of support. It was a costly mistake for ...

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  • Giroud pledges Gunners future
Giroud pledges Gunners future

Olivier Giroud has dismissed speculation linking him with a move away from Arsenal and targeted winning the Premier League title with the club. The 30-year-old has been linked with a summer exit from the Emirates Stadium following a campaign that saw him reduced to playing a bit-part role.

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  • Summerhays leads by three
Summerhays leads by three

Dufner doesn't do fist pumps, but he produced one of rare intensity before walking from the green to shake hands with tournament host Jack Nicklaus . Birdies on the par-5 fifth and seventh holes gave Summerhays a share of the lead again, but he frittered it away after bogeys at 10 and 11. Hadley made a 1 1/2-putt to win after Hadley missed a 3-f...

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  • Why is failure matter of life and death for us, laments Kohli
Why is failure matter of life and death for us, laments Kohli

It would be a flawless opening game for India to kick-start their campaign against archrivals in their Pool B opener. The young wicket-keeper batsman said that team would play positive cricket in every match and that Pakistan has nothing to lose in the tournament.

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  • Same starters for Game 2 of the NBA Finals
Same starters for Game 2 of the NBA Finals

The Cavs wore the uniforms in Games 5 and 7 of the 2016 Finals and Cleveland came out victorious in two must-win situations at Oracle Arena to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the Finals to capture the championship.

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  • New Zealand bat against Australia in Champions Trophy
New Zealand bat against Australia in Champions Trophy

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood took the maximum number of wickets of the Kiwi batting with the bowling figure of 6/52 in nine overs. As far as their attack is concerned, New Zealand will expect swing bowlers Tim Southee and Trent Boult , who can get the ball to move around in the air and off the seam, to do the bulk of the damage.

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  • Ernesto Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona boss
Ernesto Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona boss

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has announced Ernesto Valverde will be their new coach. "He's very happy very excited, he has the ability, experience and knowledge for the job", Bartomeu told a news conference. Athletic Bilbao said on Wednesday May 24, 2017 that Valverde will not remain as the team's coach next season, clearing the...

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  • Champion Trophy: India Beat Pakistan By 124 Runs
Champion Trophy: India Beat Pakistan By 124 Runs

The history of Pakistan against India in global events is as much to do with how the two teams have handled the intensity of the match, as it is to do with the relative ability of the two teams. Yuvraj smashed 53 off 32 balls and was declared as the "Man of the Match". His tweet congratulating the exemplary game style of India is all we must know a...

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  • Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Twelve of Golden State's wins were by double-digits. Translation: Do anything and everything possible to stop Kevin Durant from driving through the paint and dunking at will with nobody even around him. -A Steph Curry triple-double, highlighted by a masterful dribbling exhibition that spun around LeBron James before he scooped in a layup ov...

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  • Warriors rout Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals
Warriors rout Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

With their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year back on the bench after a six-week absence, Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship. "That's all the motivation we need", Curry said. LeBron James got the ball with only Andre Iguodala between him and the basket in Game 2 and left nothing ...

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  • Alonso Will
Alonso Will "Definitely" Race The Indy 500 Again

Chris Perez of the New York Post noted Frei's tweet caused a firestorm of backlash before he deleted it and posted the subsequent apology. Frei wrote , "I fouled up". iMediaEthics has written to the Denver Post and Frei for more information. "I certainly hope so", he said Monday morning, coming off four hours of sleep.

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  • Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match
Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

Hundreds of people watching the match on giant TV screens ran in a near-stampede from the centre of the piazza. The source of the sound was not known but ANSA said it may have been a firecracker. Two were reportedly in serious condition. They are a 39-year-old woman, who has chest injuries from the crush and is incubated to help her breathing...

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  • Curry and Warriors club Cleveland, move halway to the National Basketball Association title
Curry and Warriors club Cleveland, move halway to the National Basketball Association title

The Warriors are led by guard Stephen Curry , who averaged 25.3 ppg. Coach Steve Kerr had hoped to be on the bench for Games 1, but opted to stay in the locker room as he continues to recover from difficulties from his back surgery nearly two years ago.

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  • Ellis lifts Marlins to 6-5 win over Diamondbacks
Ellis lifts Marlins to 6-5 win over Diamondbacks

Volquez has struck out six, walked one and has thrown 75 pitches. He issued only two walks, striking out ten while throwing only 98 pitches. Volquez was almost knocked out of the game after only three pitches, when he collided with Diamondback leadoff man Rey Fuentes as he covered first and rolled his ankle.

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  • Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links
Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

They're talking Tiger, their best coaches and how top players blagged their way through the dressing room, before Stephen tries his hand at our Chipping Challenge. And there might be more celebrations after the off-season break when Madrid face Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup in August, before taking on bitter rivals Barca in the two-legg...

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  • Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix
Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix

He mysteriously struggled with the handling of his Mercedes vehicle over the weekend and had it all to do on Sunday at a track where it's virtually impossible to overtake. This will now be the focus of his attention when returning to the UK. "Montreal has been a great hunting ground for me in the past and I plan for it to continue".

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  • NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy
NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

One point was awarded to each of the two teams. "We certainly would have preferred to be in New Zealand's position when we came off the end there". Only 9.3 overs were possible before the covers came on, during which Australia prised out Black Caps opener Martin Guptill for a lively 26 after being sent into the field first.

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  • Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial
Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial

World number three Jason Day struggled, needing two late birdies to shoot a three-over 75. "Did everything pretty well", the low-keyed Dufner said after his round. Open. Rickie Fowler had anything but a calm day. Dufner began the warm, sunny day as co-leader with former victor David Lingmerth of Sweden, but after his bogey-free morning ro...

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  • 2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic
2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic

Ariya Jutanugarn is confirmed as the first golfer from Thailand to own the top spot, the 21-year-old finally edging past the out-of-form Kiwi. "You can't shoot over par on Sunday, that's for sure", Creamer said. Creamer had a 74 to drop into a tie for seventh at 6 under. "I should have been able to see that a little bit better", she said. Bu...

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  • Cavs' Lue glad Kerr back on Warriors' sideline
Cavs' Lue glad Kerr back on Warriors' sideline

Here are three takeaways from Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals and since I don't want to use an extra one, this has to be said. The four-time MVP's triple-double tied Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double. "It really is a series that is just loaded with high-powered weapons all over the floor". The game changed quite...

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  • Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph
Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

I'm very happy - an unbelievable season, we've won trophies. The score would remained locked at 1-1 for the remainder of the first half, but the second would prove hard for Juventus . That made Ronaldo the second man to score in three finals, after Alfredo Di Stefano, who netted in five in a row for Real in the 1950s. Cristiano Ronaldo just ...

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  • China - April Caixin Services PMI 52.8 (prior 51.5) & Composite 51.5 (51.2)
China - April Caixin Services PMI 52.8 (prior 51.5) & Composite 51.5 (51.2)

According to the survey, post and telecommunications sector was a "bright spot" in May, with expansion rates for both activity and new businesses surpassing those seen in financial intermediation and "other services". On price rise, the report said, inflation rates were muted which was lower than long-run average. Similarly, manufacturing input pri...

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  • Donald Trump Criticizes London Mayor, Political Correctness in Wake of Terror Attack
Donald Trump Criticizes London Mayor, Political Correctness in Wake of Terror Attack

The Prime Minister cut police manpower by 20,000 despite warnings that this would undermine safety, said Mr Corbyn, who has promised to recruit an additional 10,000 officers and 1,000 security service agents if he wins power on June 8. "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people", Trump wrote. I...

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  • Cavaliers try to adjust after Game 1 defeat
Cavaliers try to adjust after Game 1 defeat

Golden State leads series 1-0. Golden State is a different team now with Kevin Durant on board. Former Golden State Warriors head coach Al Attles, left, accepts the NBA Coaches Association's Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award from Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during the first half of Game 2 of baske.

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  • Smith admits his side 'got away with one'
Smith admits his side 'got away with one'

While it is so many times the world champions and Champions Trophy winners Australia faced some tough timing in the front of New Zealand and last time in the warm-up match they defeat Sri Lanka with six-wicket in the same venue .

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  • Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals
Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals

Looking at Game 1 , there are a number of reasons to believe the vast chasm between the two teams' performances was an outlier. Both the Warriors and Cavaliers shot relatively poorly from the floor, shooting 43 and 34 percent respectively.

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  • Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals

Warriors move on to play either the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers , in a repeat of last year's title series, or Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. Golden State swept through the West undefeated at 12-0, and they will take on the victor of the East (we all know it will be Cleveland). The Argentinean was drafted in the second round, No.

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  • Kerr will coach Warriors in Game 2 of the Finals
Kerr will coach Warriors in Game 2 of the Finals

The Warriors have won 9 out of their last 10 by double figures. And he had a chance to go someplace where he can be a champion. "They capitalized. And we get a couple days to see what they did and see what we did wrong and how we can be better in game two".

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  • Del Potro sets up Murray clash after Almagro quits in tears
Del Potro sets up Murray clash after Almagro quits in tears

Injured Nicolas Almagro (left) is comforted by Juan Martin del Potro during the French Open third round at Paris yesterday. Feeling gimpy himself with a tweaked groin, Juan Martin del Potro saw his friend Nicolas Almagro of Spain become distraught with pain and frustration in their second-round French Open match.

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  • Nicky Hayden Dies after Cycling Accident in Italy
Nicky Hayden Dies after Cycling Accident in Italy

The Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, where he was kept in ICU, released a statement last week saying he had "suffered a serious polytrauma with subsequent serious cerebral damage". The Red Bull Honda rider was training in Italy following his 12th-placed finish in the World Superbike Championship race at Imola on 14 May. Nicky Hayden du...

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  • Unforgettable Moments From The Incredible Warriors Vs. Cavs Feud
Unforgettable Moments From The Incredible Warriors Vs. Cavs Feud

Durant is looking to win his first NBA Finals . According to Jeff Van Gundy, who will call the three-match between the Cavaliers and Warriors for ABC, Golden State is actually capable of reaching 10 straight NBA Finals . Cleveland snatched the title from the grasp of the Warriors 93-89 previous year in Oakland in an epic game seven. The Wa...

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  • Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss
Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss

For all the talk of tactics, the threat posed by the Italian champions, the focus on Ronaldo's Welsh team mate Gareth Bale, the romantic notion of Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon finally winning a Champions League medal and everything else that had occupied minds and column inches, Ronaldo triumphed once more.

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  • Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home
Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

It was from the position that he scored twice, as Zinedine Zidane's men defeated Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final on Saturday night. Juve centre back Leonardo Bonucci drove a long diagonal ball which Alex Sandro reached and cushioned back across the box. Bonucci's pass from defence was helped on by both Alex Sandro and Higuain -...

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  • Champion Trophy: India thrash Pakistan by 124 run
Champion Trophy: India thrash Pakistan by 124 run

A huge crowd came to witness this game at the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The official attendance was 24,156, the most the ground has ever had for an ODI. Consequently, the score had to be adjusted according to the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method, and Pakistan was asked to chase the revised score of 267 runs in 36.1 overs.

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