Stories about Sport

Jun 05 2017

New Zealand pick Ainslie's British crew as next America's Cup opponent

A definite gap exists between the top three and the bottom three, and future America's Cups should look closely at how they can maintain an even playing field whilst st...

Jun 05 2017

Comebacks _ on both sides _ happening for Game 2

The Golden State Warriors sent a harsh message to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and will try to take a 2-0 lead in the series when they host G...

Jun 05 2017

British Lions 13 Provincial Barbarians 7: Warren Gatland's side in unconvincing win

The Lions only landed in the country on Wednesday last week and Gatland said: "We'd have preferred to have had a week in the United Kingdom with the squad and a week i...

Jun 05 2017

Steve Kerr coaching Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of NBA Finals

The loser of Game 1 has gone on to win four of the last six championships, including last season, when the Cavaliers were beaten 104-89 in Oakland before reboundin...

Jun 05 2017

Stanton scores 3 times, Marlins top D-Backs 7-5

Volquez (2-7) struck out 10 and walked two in a no-hitter against the Diamondbacks on Saturday. Volquez's no-hitter is the sixth in Marlins franchise history and th...

Jun 05 2017

When is Game 3 of the NBA Finals?

To do so though, they'll have to consider the following. In Game 1 , the Cavs played right into Golden State's hands. "That's when they become very unsafe because th...

Jun 05 2017

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos: I hope this team is kept together

Most of the injuries were for cuts and bruises but three people, including a young boy, were in serious condition. (Miralem) Pjanic's shot was deflected wide, Casemiro's...

Jun 05 2017

Warriors' Mike Brown expected to coach Game 2

This one is looking much different. The Warriors outscored the Cavs in all four quarters. When it comes to Love, he is listed with an over/under of 17.5 points for Ga...

Jun 05 2017

Wolff: Vettel win not 'orchestrated' by Ferrari

But Ferrari's resurgence this season, and Hamilton's vehicle troubles, makes a sixth victory far from a foregone conclusion. "To score six points, considering where...

Jun 05 2017

NBA Finals, Game 2 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Durant's scoring has taken pressure off Stephen Curry and allowed the Warriors to withstand Cleveland runs so well that they haven't trailed after the first quarter i...

Jun 05 2017

Williamson gets 100 but New Zealand collapse against Australia

More bad weather interruption came during the change of innings and once things had cleared again, Australia were set a target determined by the Duckworth-Lewis method ...

Jun 05 2017

Lions defeat Barbarians in first match of NZ tour

Tellingly, Sexton was replaced soon after by Owen Farrell who converted the Lions try by pacy wing Watson but later missed a handy penalty opportunity. "The Blues...

Jun 05 2017

I'm devastated to miss out on England's shot at success: Woakes

Finn could be in contention for starting berth for England's second match against New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday. Both Finn and Roland-Jones featured in England...

Jun 05 2017

AC Milan sign midfielder Kessie from Atalanta on loan

Zenit St Petersburg have entered the chase for Atalanta defender Andrea Conti, who has also been a target for Chelsea , Liverpool and AC Milan . This is a positive s...

Jun 05 2017

Cavaliers must slow Warriors at rim

They took a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113. They forcibly slowed the game down, constraining Golden State-which would pref...

Jun 05 2017

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee finishes sixth at PGA event in Texas

It is only the second time in 12 years at Colonial for the 54-hole leader to have more than a one-stroke advantage. After starting the day five strokes behind 54-hole l...

Jun 05 2017

Ko's world number one reign set to end

But the other Indian in the field, Sharmila Nicollet had a tough time in the afternoon as she scored five-over 77 and will need to go low to make the 36-hole cut. 1 spot ...

Jun 05 2017

Star duo leads the way for Warriors

And it worked splendidly for the two-time reigning MVP and Kevin Durant in their first Finals together. And tonight he shot 14 free throws, so that's huge for us. Golde...

Jun 05 2017

Alex Iwobi backs Arsene Wenger to win another Premier League title

Giroud struggled to hold down a starting place for Arsenal in 2016/17, with 18 of his 27 Premier League appearances coming from the bench. But now, with Wenger's imme...

Jun 05 2017

Caixin service PMI rises to four-month high

Despite stronger increases in activity and new work, however, services company raised their staffing levels only slightly in May, with the rate of job creation falling to...