Stories about Sport

Jun 04 2017

Adam Silver doesn't think Cavs, Warriors have disrupted NBA's 'competitive balance'

Is that enough to beat Golden State? James' Cleveland Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the finals on Thursday night. Not against Golden State...

Jun 04 2017

`Fit-again` Lynn hopes for chance to unleash in Champions Trophy

Lynn's global career has been limited to just one ODI and five T20 matches and rain at Edgbaston on Monday denied him the chance to cement his place in a warm-up against ...

Jun 04 2017

Google doodle turns into a cricket game for Champions Trophy 2017

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi said a well-balanced India hold the edge over Pakistan in the marquee clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on Sunday. He ...

Jun 04 2017

Steve Smith criticises Cricket Australia over pay dispute

In the MOU proposal provided to the ACA and all contracted players, CA detailed that 71 per cent of revenue is spent on elite cricket, which includes men's and women's wo...

Jun 04 2017

Warriors' Thompson showing his defensive value against Cavaliers

The play represented the Warriors' central flaw, an unshakable belief in their huge talent that could too easily bleed into hubris. "We expect them to play better". "Th...

Jun 04 2017

Antoine Griezmann snubs Manchester United after signing new Atletico Madrid contract

Atletico can't make any signings. "Atletico can not recruit. With my sporting advisor, Eric Olhats , we made a decision to stay", the striker said. Harry Kane will be...

Jun 04 2017

One point each for Australia, NZ as match abandoned

Australia's Josh Hazlewood (C) celebrateswith teammates after taking his sixth wicket during the ICC Champions trophy cricket match between Australia and New Zealan...

Jun 04 2017

Jimmy Spithill continues mind games, claims a 'leak' in Team NZ camp

Had Team New Zealand won Saturday's race, it would have earned a bonus point if it made it through to face Oracle. "We definitely learned a lot the last time we sailed in...

Jun 04 2017

Harper and Strickland trade blows as Nats-Giants game descends into brawl

Asked about his decision to charge the mound and throw punches, Harper said he had two choices, and he chose to go to the mound. Shortly after the blows were thrown, ...

Jun 04 2017

Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

It was heartbreak again for Juventus , however, who were seeking a treble after winning the Italian league and cup. The incident compounded a miserable night for suppo...

Jun 04 2017

Five Aside: The stats that define Real Madrid's UCL win over Juventus

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,...

Jun 04 2017

Champions Trophy: Liam Plunkett embracing senior role in England dressing room

And England are confident he can step up at short notice despite playing only four one-day internationals since September 2015 -three of them against a weak West Indies...

Jun 04 2017

Side strain rules Woakes out of Champions Trophy

The 28-year-old has taken 89 wickets at an average of 31.60 and an economy rate of 5.58, while he has scored 800 runs for his country in one-day internationals at an aver...

Jun 04 2017

Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new manager

Lionel Messi paid homage to outgoing Barcelona boss Luis Enrique on Monday as the Catalans prepare to unveil Ernesto Valverde as their new coach. Valverde has also...

Jun 04 2017

Murray too good for Del Potro

Awaiting in the next round for Murray, who lost in the final to Novak Djokovic of Serbia at last year's French Open , will be American John Isner or Russia's Karen K...

Jun 04 2017

ICC Champions Trophy: Dinesh Karthik looks to exploit England conditions

He said: "After Tamim got out, then Mushfiqur, the next ball, that was the problem for us". Bangladesh's ODI performances mean they are now ranked the sixth best ODI te...

Jun 04 2017

Eden Hazard rebuffs Real Madrid rumours in latest quotes

According to Martin Lipton of The Sun , La Liga champions Real Madrid are likely to break the transfer record to sign Chelsea winger Eden Hazard as they are will...

Jun 04 2017

Alabama Inmate Tommy Arthur Executed

Alabama corrections officials said it was unclear how long the execution would be delayed. "I'm sorry I failed you as a father", Arthur said. Convicted Muscle Shoals mu...

Jun 04 2017

Ronaldo, Buffon and the Champions League Team of the Season

Here, Goal takes a look at the best XI of the 2016-17 Champions League . Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another trophy, along with some more astonishing milestones, to ...

Jun 04 2017

Alabama executes death row 'Houdini'

Arthur isn't bothering with requesting a last meal either. It began 10 minutes before the death warrant expired, said Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner...