Stories about Sport

Jun 04 2017

Pride and prejudice as India, Pakistan clash in Champions Trophy

While India's pre-match media conference - attended only by the captain, Virat Kohli - was dominated by talk of the division between him and his team's coach, Anil...

Jun 04 2017

Real Madrid win Champions League

Ronaldo thanked Real Madrid manager Zidane for a half-time team talk that inspired them to victory. "For me, that's the success and the key". His 20th-minute opener o...

Jun 04 2017

Virat Kohli dismisses rift with Anil Kumble as rumour

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi says a well-balanced India holds the edge over Pakistan in the marquee clash of the Champions Trophy on Sunday. The last tim...

Jun 04 2017

UEFA Champions League final live, Juventus vs Real Madrid, live football score

Real Madrid became the first team to retain the Champions League/European Cup in 27 years, and the first in the Champions League era, after a thoroughly deserved 4-1 win...

Jun 04 2017

Real Madrid become first club to retain Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid crushed Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff on Saturday to become the first team to retain the European Cup in the Champions Lea...

Jun 04 2017

Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against South Africa

Tahir also finished with a run out, Chris Morris picked up two wickets, and Rabada got one, bowling Lasith Malinga , who was making his first ODI appearance in near...

Jun 04 2017

Stevenson vs Fonfara II results: Stevenson scores easy second round TKO

Stevenson (29-1, 24 KO) was completely dominant in this fight, running Fonfara (29-5, 17 KO) over like a Mack truck. "Fonfara tried, but I was ready for this fight". Virg...

Jun 04 2017

Predators' win puts them on verge of history

Despite playing shorthanded, the 1st period was a draw with both teams failing to score on 10 shots. Aberg and several other role players all came up big in the Predat...

Jun 04 2017

Fans travel to Cardiff for CL final

Casemiro fired Zinedine Zidane's side into the lead on 61 minutes and Ronaldo struck again three minutes later, before Marco Asensio wrapped it up in stoppage time . Cri...

Jun 04 2017

Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland Fight on Memorial Day

Harper , 24, pointed his bat at Strickland and charged towards him, throwing his helmet to the ground as he ran. It took three large teammates to drag the agitated Stri...

Jun 04 2017

Phil Mickelson to miss U.S. Open for daughter's HS graduation

I didn't want the USGA (US Golf Association) to be caught off guard and I wanted the alternate to know he will most likely be in. In fact, his daughter's birth occurr...

Jun 04 2017

Bill Maher's use of racial slur on show draws criticism

Netflix's Orange is the New Black star Danielle Brooks shared McKesson's furor at what Maher said , writing on Twitter: "Unacceptable". Ben Sasse , after the congre...

Jun 04 2017

Win it for me: Juve legend Pirlo

After a turbulent season at the Bernabeu eight years earlier, Fabio Capello enjoyed sweet redemption in 2005 as his Juventus side knocked the Spaniards out of the Champi...

Jun 04 2017

Zidane revels in 'historic' Real Madrid Champions League win

The victory means Real are the first team to successfully defend the trophy in the Champions League era. Juventus , from Turin, Italy, has not lost during the 2016-1...

Jun 04 2017

Real Madrid retain Champions League as they are crowned kings of Europe

Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes. "In fact, if I'd have played with Cristiano Ronaldo , he'd have been the star, be...

Jun 04 2017

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League

Alex Sandro headed wide from a Dani Alves free-kick, but Juve's fire went out when Cuadrado was given his marching orders and substitute Asensio added to their grief with...

Jun 04 2017

Bale left out of Real starting line-up in final v Juventus

In his fifth Champions League final, Ronaldo had become the first player since Madrid legend Di Stefano to score in three European Cup finals. Having also secured L...

Jun 04 2017

Ronaldo nets 600th career goal in Champions League final triumph

It was hard not to feel sympathy for Gigi Buffon and manager Max Allegri, but also hard to say they deserved victory. The lead up work from Juve was just as pretty to w...

Jun 04 2017

Cavaliers set for third straight NBA Finals vs. Warriors after bouncing Celtics

The Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1. In game five, I wonder which LeBron James we will see. The Celtics now hav...

Jun 04 2017

History on the line for the Pittsburgh Penguins in upcoming Game 7

If the Pittsburgh Penguins had cruised past the Ottawa Senators in Game 6 - sending Guy Boucher and Co. home after a second straight rout and easily returning to th...