Stories about Sport

Jun 05 2017

Champions League: Real Madrid's unsung hero Luka Modric fundamental to historic triumph

The former France playmaker's contract expires in a year, but he said he was not thinking about leaving. The score was at 1-1 after Ronaldo had netted against the run o...

Jun 05 2017

Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

When the Warriors' coach took the podium to address the media before Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, it was Steve Kerr , not Mike Brown , who nestled into the s...

Jun 05 2017

Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Perez

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, breaking an all-time competition record previously held by Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Mess...

Jun 05 2017

Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors

With the series heading to Cleveland for two games, the Cavs must hope they can improve again and level the series on home turf.But based on the evidence so far, the W...

Jun 05 2017

Stampede in Turin injures fans after firecrackers let off

Juventus conceded more goals on the night than it had on the journey to the final, having let in only three in the previous three games. Madrid's supremacy was clear i...

Jun 05 2017

Injured in Juventus Fan Panic After Bomb Scare

During the second half of the match, which local club Juventus went on to lose 1-4 to Real Madrid , video cameras show a sudden rush in the middle of the crowd that caus...

Jun 05 2017

Panthers coach says Cam Newton to begin throwing next week

He wrote, "Cam forgot to invite us to his birthday getaway so we didn't invite him on our camping trip". To celebrate, he made a music video featuring 2 Chainz's "Birthd...

Jun 05 2017

Turkey blames United States for guards' attack on pro-Kurd protesters

U.S. Senator John McCain , one of the leading foreign policy voices in Congress, on Thursday called for the expulsion of Turkey's U.S. ambassador. Ergodan's security...

Jun 05 2017

Draymond Green: 'Going over the edge' won't win me a championship

All this while facing a team of nearly equal brilliance led by James, who had that look of menace and "I've got this" on his face most of the night and finished with ...

Jun 05 2017

Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With Another Rout

They played small and tilted toward shooters - Thompson again was limited to 21 minutes - and as result this was a game played at a breakneck pace. "That's what he does"....

Jun 05 2017

Tom Brady to Steph Curry, LeBron James: 'Good luck Champs!'

One would assume Brady's loyalties lie with Curry, since they both partner with Under Armour and Brady is from the Bay Area, where the Warriors play. "I'm grateful to...

Jun 05 2017

Warriors' Stars Throttle Cavs Again To Claim 2-0 NBA Finals Lead

James drove to the basket frequently, cutting down the defending champions' margin for error in Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors . Cleveland rallied to win last ...

Jun 05 2017

Cheick Tiote: Former Newcastle and Ivory Coast midfielder has died, age 30

Tiote begun his professional career in Belgium with Anderlecht which included a loan spell with Roda JC. The midfielder then spent seven years with Newcastle between ...

Jun 05 2017

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 after cycling collision

He was taken to a local hospital with severe injuries to his head and chest, remaining in critical condition ever since. At the pinnacle of his career Hayden narrowly b...

Jun 05 2017

A close shave: Cristiano Ronaldo explains bold new style

He finally won the Champions League as a Madrid player in 2002, scoring an unbelievable volley in the final against Bayer Leverkusen in Glasgow, Scotland. Not content wit...

Jun 05 2017

Amla's ton guides SA score 299/6 against SL

Therefore, his sloppy fielding and failure to take a wicket in the Group B opener were secondary to coming through bowling 10 overs in good health. "The umpire brought it...

Jun 05 2017

Walters confident Milford will rise to Origin challenge

Queensland's reign of supremacy is slipping after New South Wales registered a stunning 28-4 State of Origin game one victory in Brisbane last night. "We haven't had...

Jun 05 2017

Steve Kerr to coach Warriors in Game 2 of NBA Finals

Kevin Love started 4 for 4 for the Cavs, but was briefly shaken up and seemed to be favoring his left side. They scored 132 points, making better than 51 percent of thei...

Jun 05 2017

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

That has made him a popular topic of debate throughout the playoffs. "That's what he does". That Kevin Love (who played a strong all-around game) had to force some th...

Jun 05 2017

Price, Ramirez propel Red Sox past Orioles

Price gave up just three hits and one run (coming on a solo shot from Manny Machado ) over his seven innings, striking out seven and walking just one. Chris Davis poked ...