Stories about Sport

Jun 07 2017

After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

For the first time since the 1979 Australian Open, won by American Barbara Jordan, every player to reach the last eight here has never won a grand slam title previously. ...

Jun 07 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: Skipper Virat Kohli calls for improvement in fielding

But one thing that I would stress upon was Sarfraz Ahmed's poor captaincy which allowed India to dictate terms right from the outset. Ahmed Shehzad's agony was ended ...

Jun 07 2017

What makes Warriors so potent? Kevin Durant now 'a monster defensively'

Sure, much of that is credited to the addition of Kevin Durant and his Finals MVP-like performances from the first two games. "Teams have great nights in this league,...

Jun 07 2017

NBA Finals in Las Vegas: Game 3 betting odds, picks and preview

But this time is different: Kevin Durant is a Warrior. Now, as Golden State prepares for Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday, Green is happy with what he sees. On...

Jun 07 2017

Lions beaten 22-16 by Blues in Auckland in 2nd tour match

The Lions' tour becomes immeasurably more hard from Saturday when they face the Christchurch-based Crusaders who are unbeaten in 14 matches. "We need to get the tour ba...

Jun 07 2017

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant Take Turns at LeBron James

We're hungry". "When you've got great teammates like I do, who allow me to play with my emotions and allow me to be emotional when I'm talking to them - to use my emotion...

Jun 07 2017

Australia now need to beat England for spot

They were truly the highlight of the day. But the men from Down Under will aim to improve their batting performance. Williamson's essay was studded with eight boundar...

Jun 07 2017

'Wenger to extend stay at Arsenal by two years'

His key objectives for the close season will be to tie star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil to new contracts and strengthen his squad for the rigours of a Europa Le...

Jun 07 2017

Warawinka storms into quarter-finals

Paris has had its problems too in recent years", said Murray . "I am sure everyone will share in thoughts and prayers for everyone who has been affected. Nishikori, w...

Jun 07 2017

Men's Basketball: Three-start prospect Justin Ahrens decommits from Ohio State

Still, with Ohio State's win totals dwindling each year since the Buckeyes' 34-win, the program decided it was time to make a change at the helm. "Due to coach Matta's ...

Jun 07 2017

Iman Shumpert Requires IV; Possible to Start Game 3?

Despite the Cavs being down 2-0 to Golden State after being roughed up in the first two games of the series, Lue said he's sticking with his starters, including guard ...

Jun 07 2017

NASCAR 2017 Coca-Cola 600 final results: Austin Dillon wins

The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes those two races eligible for the state's Major Events Reimbursement Program, the same fund that's used to help a...

Jun 07 2017

Juventus coach Allegri extends contract through 2020

Even if one considers half of those were won under current Chelsea manager Antonio Conte , Allegri's fine work with the Bianconeri is undeniable. The deal was announ...

Jun 07 2017

Girl who 'looks like a boy' disqualified from soccer team

The tournament's reason: they didn't believe that Mili was a girl. But organizers for the Springfield Soccer Club believed she was different in another way. According...

Jun 07 2017

India Hold the Edge Against Pakistan: Irfan Pathan

Being tagged as favourites for this edition of the quadrennial Champions Trophy. Match 1- ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa and the host England are didn't ...

Jun 07 2017

Cavaliers Will Not Overcompensate For Two-Game Deficit

The Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in the same place through two games in the NBA Finals they were at this point last season. Golden State could become the fir...

Jun 07 2017

Chilly but no rain for French Open men's quarterfinals

Nadal will next face either second-seeded Novak Djokovic or sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem on Friday. The full extent of the time-out expired as Nadal upped his warm-up...

Jun 07 2017

Can Somebody On the Cavs Please Help LeBron?

James is someone, perhaps the only someone, against whom he measures himself. "We've got a great opportunity in front of us and we've got to seize it". "Five blocks tonig...

Jun 07 2017

Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

That they would come back. Fifita's one-handed offload under the attempts at tackle from Gillett and Dylan Napa in the seventh minute gave James Maloney a one-on-on...

Jun 07 2017

Novak Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach quarter-finals

His backhand was particularly problematic. The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four matches as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at ...