Stories about Sport

Jun 03 2017

Six lessons the Lions must learn to win in New Zealand

This summer, the British and Irish Lions take on the toughest challenge in world rugby - a tour of New Zealand and a Test series against the All Blacks. Gatland was d...

Jun 03 2017

James Rodriguez has his reasons to leave Real Madrid - Ronaldo

The 24-year-old has managed to make himself a regular under Zidane this term, but there is a sense that he could pursue a fresh challenge following a probable third Champ...

Jun 03 2017

Champions League final: Juventus look sharp in training before Real Madrid showdown

Zidane was also confident there would be goals on Saturday and dismissed the widely-touted view of the game as Real's effervescent attack against Juve's rugged defence....

Jun 03 2017

Champions League final 2017 date and time: When is it?

Twenty-one years and four finals have passed since that night at the Stadio Olimpico and still, not one other player has experienced the joy of winning the Champions Lea...

Jun 03 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Match Ups

Thursday night marked game one of the N.B.A. Finals, where the Cleveland Cavaliers faced off against the Golden State Warriors . As bad as last season's finish hurt,...

Jun 03 2017

Thrilled to get off to a start like this: Joe Root

They asked Bangladesh to bat first and looked vulnerable only when Tamim Iqbal , who scored 128, and Mushfiqur Rahim , who made 79, were adding 166 in 25.1 overs for ...

Jun 03 2017

LeBron James Blames Turnovers as Warriors Smash Cavaliers in Opener

And stand out is exactly what Durant did. Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, didn't commit a single turnover and spent much of the night ...

Jun 03 2017

England concerned by Chris Woakes' side strain

Side strains are a big confidence thing, aren't they? Root (133no) was required in only the third over of England's Group A chase of 305 for six, after Jason Roy's mi...

Jun 03 2017

Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals

Golden State is rightfully the heavy favorite, but dismissing Cleveland's chances after just one loss would be a mistake. Press reports have Warrior superstar Kevin ...

Jun 03 2017

Andy Murray overcomes wobble to beat Andrey Kuznetsov

In the victory, Murray won 72 percent of his first serve points and 54 percent of his second serve points. In all, of the 11 men from the United States who entered the ...

Jun 03 2017

Anta releases new Klay Thompson shoes for NBA Finals

Kerr's return could give them the sentimental boost they need to beat LeBron James and the Cavs . The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs and have won 27 of their la...

Jun 03 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: England Pacer Chris Woakes Ruled Out Of Tournament

The only batsman to miss out was Jason Roy, who made only a single and has passed 20 only once in his last nine one-day innings. Root too was clearly inconvenienced b...

Jun 03 2017

Dani Alves adds fuel to Real Madrid fire

Centre stage, as he so often is, will be Cristiano Ronaldo , whose lust for goals has taken Real to within touching distance of a 12th European title after they took the...

Jun 03 2017

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino praises Harry Kane

The 23-year-old takes his goal tally to 26 in the Premier League , and becomes the fifth different player to score three or more hat-tricks in a league season. Neverth...

Jun 03 2017

Cavaliers: Racial slur spray-painted on LeBron James' home in Los Angeles

When the smoke cleared, the former MVP went on to lead both squads with 38 points - going 14-for-26 from the floor, including 3-of-6 from long-range and 7-of-8 from the s...

Jun 03 2017

UEFA 2017 finals: Six reasons Real Madrid can win it

Speaking about the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Morientes told Omnisport: "It is not a surprise for me because he is a good manager". He also struggled e...

Jun 03 2017

Season was 'training' for UCL final - Allegri

A head coach for only 17 months, the former France playmaker can become the first manager to win back-to-back European Cups since AC Milan's Arrigo Sacchi in 1989 and 1...

Jun 03 2017

Stephen Curry had great reason for wearing shooting sleeve he took off

That being said, the Warriors are no ordinary team, and the Cavs certainly would prefer to steal one on the road in Game 2 - especially since that old saying does C...

Jun 03 2017

Murray advances to second round of French Open

But each year I kept coming back and was trying a little bit better and last year was really good. As well as being able to work on the practice court with his team on ...

Jun 03 2017

Rihanna in Matthew Adams Dolan at the NBA Finals Game 1

So while he was tweeting Thursday about Santa Claus and Australian Rules Football, Durant was dunking on the sort of nonexistent defense typically seen at an All-Star Gam...