Stories about Sport

Jun 08 2017

May's lead over Labour holds at 8 points - Panelbase poll

The Conservatives , on the other hand, have sought to emphasise the past battles within the Labour party , which saw a no confidence vote against Corbyn brought previ...

Jun 08 2017

Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Strasburg, Nationals 2-1

Tempers flare in LA: Glover and Puig nearly get into it. "It is what it is. He was staring at me and I didn't like it". "Scherzer is one of the best in the game", Rober...

Jun 08 2017

Scott Dixon speaks of shock, disbelief after gunpoint robbery

Alonso says Rossi's recent victory has cranked up the pressure, but admits he has set no firm goals to win the race . Max Chilton, in his first "500", soldiered home in...

Jun 08 2017

Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

It's true that Thiem is being honest and is not trying to hide anything, but he is still conceding that he does not know how to handle Djokovic . I played finals in Ma...

Jun 08 2017

NASCAR suspends Kyle Busch team members for pit stop tire incident

Officially, the penalties fall under Sections 10.9.10.4.c: Tires and Wheels; 12.5.2.6.3.c Minimum Safety Penalty Options Note: Improperly installed wheel. NASCAR also pen...

Jun 08 2017

Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea fans about Arsenal

His injury will be a blow for Conte as his side gear up for a return to the Champions League in 2017-18 having not featured in European competition last term. "In footb...

Jun 08 2017

NBA Finals Game 2 Review

James had already been snappy with the media. "But I don't expect anybody on the outside who really doesn't know the game to look at me as a defender because once you're ...

Jun 08 2017

Chelsea boss Conte defends Victor Moses after dive

The goals were scored by Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey either side of a Diego Costa equalizer for Chelsea . Moses was sent off for a second bookable offence in t...

Jun 08 2017

Sublime Nadal surges ominously into last eight in Paris

This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen who ch...

Jun 08 2017

Novak Djokovic v Dominic Thiem - player profiles

However, he is the only player to have defeated the Spaniard on clay this year with a Rome quarterfinal success offsetting losses to Nadal in the final in Barcelona and...

Jun 08 2017

Two More Bouts Added To UFC 216

He was riding a three-fight winning streak, with wins over the likes of Ulka Sasaki , Hector Sandoval , and Dustin Ortiz . UFC Canada announced on Wednesday that No. M...

Jun 08 2017

Despite struggles, Cleveland Cavaliers maintain level of trust

While he averages 18.5 ppg with 8.5 rpg and 7.0 apg with 65 percent from the field in the first half, the second half is an entirely different story. All of it was weig...

Jun 08 2017

Ratings for NBA Finals highest since 1998

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Defending Kevin Durant in the NBA Finals has not tuckered out LeBron James one bit, he says. LeBron's brilliance forced Golden State's evolutio...

Jun 08 2017

Rocky Top Blasts at Bridgestone Arena, Predators Immediately Score

The Penguins pulled into a tie a little more than a minute later when Sidney Crosby scored on a breakaway, making it 1-all late in the opening period. And so, back to...

Jun 08 2017

Durant signing fair; National Basketball Association and its fans should stop complaining

Stephen Curry was a point behind and completed a triple-double. "I'm more of a present guy, so we've just got to figure out how we can be better in Game 3". Fellow s...

Jun 08 2017

Nadal enters French Open semis as Carreno Busta retires

The world number one will meet Wawrinka in the semi-final for the second consecutive year. The 135-minute demolition catapulted the baseliner into elite company. Dj...

Jun 08 2017

Svitolina and Halep head into 3rd set in Paris

Nadal, who next faces Austrian Dominic Thiem after he knocked out holder Novak Djokovic , has spent only about eight hours on court, dropping 22 games, to reach his ...

Jun 08 2017

LeBron James shuts down that 'tired LeBron' storyline

Game 3 in Cleveland is slated for Wednesday night with tip-off at 9 p.m. ET. The Warriors actually had a higher victory margin through two games in the 2016 Finals, but t...

Jun 08 2017

Win over Pak emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj

Asked to bat, the Indians rode on a power-packed performance by the top order to post a challenging total of 319/3 in an innings affected by rain twice - and consequently...

Jun 08 2017

Sailing-America's Cup semi-finals postponed due to high winds

In hindsight, many now question whether the racing should have been abandoned after the carnage of the first two races of the day. Sir Ben Ainslie's America's Cup dre...