Stories about Sport

Jun 09 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo stays atop Forbes list of richest athletes

Women, unfortunately, are nearly totally kept out of the big money boys club save for Williams, who is arguably the best at what she does in the world, but just misses ou...

Jun 09 2017

Thierry Henry: What I really think about Arsene Wenger's new Arsenal deal

And the long-serving England goalkeeper was also adamant that lessons of days gone by should be heeded as it relates to the in-question futures of Arsenal stars Alexis...

Jun 09 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends Kyle Busch's surly mood after the Coca-Cola 600

Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. "To put my grandson in that vehicle was unbelievable", Childress said. It was the first victory for the N...

Jun 09 2017

Wawrinka crushes Cilic to reach French Open semis

I didn't do anything special, but that was a critical period of the match because he started way better than me. It was just a bit of bad luck. "Sometimes you just have...

Jun 09 2017

Champions Trophy: Rain denies Australia victory over Bangladesh

David Warner has become the fastest Australian to reach 4000 one day worldwide runs, but that's just the beginning according to one of Australia's former greats. Bangl...

Jun 09 2017

Jones to lead experienced Lions against Crusaders

Fresh doubts emerged on Thursday about the fitness of Lions captain Sam Warburton after he was left out of the 23 to face Crusaders here on Saturday. YASAWA flyer and...

Jun 09 2017

Ernesto Valverde named as new Barcelona manager

The feeling is mutual, too, with Herrera reciprocating that admiration for both Valverde and Barcelona and having spent a season under the coach in his final year in Bi...

Jun 09 2017

Warriors Game 3 Win Means Free Tacos For America

Taco Bell launched a similar taco giveaway during last year's National Basketball Association finals. The Warriors won the third game in the NBA Finals on Wednesday, de...

Jun 09 2017

Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad

Other notable exclusions include winger Nehe Milner-Skudder after an injury-ravaged 16 months and Damian McKenzie, who played two tests past year and was pipped to a plac...

Jun 09 2017

Trump attorney disputes Comey testimony, slams leak

Comey this week has recounted conversations with Trump in which the president said he hoped Comey would let go of the FBI's investigation of a former national security ad...

Jun 09 2017

LeBron James perfectly shuts down questions about whether he's exhausted

Smith and Tristan Thompson have been erased from the series, and the pace of play has been so frenzied that even LeBron James seems to be tiring. Yet Durant, Andre ...

Jun 09 2017

Pakistan stun South Africa with rain-hit, 19-run win

Having completed 27 overs, with 119 runs over three wickets for Pakistan , the umpires called the covers on as rain affected the match. A rudderless display consigned ...

Jun 09 2017

Game 3 Preview: Cavs vs. Warriors

To me it's a miracle that it's even a possibility. "We're more focused on what happened past year, in terms of we were up 2-0 and we came here and the series shifted. Y...

Jun 09 2017

Defending champion Djokovic dumped out of the French Open

The final set was the first time Djokovic has lost a set to love at a grand slam since the US Open in 2005. A year ago, Djokovic became the first man in almost half a c...

Jun 09 2017

KeyBank Five Keys: Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Game 3

The difference between making history and taking the title was put in clear perspective past year when the Warriors won an National Basketball Association record 73 regul...

Jun 09 2017

Ronaldo is still the world's richest athlete

Yet, for all their rivalry he is still humble enough to recognise the achievements of the Real Madrid forward - a Champions League and La Liga double victor this se...

Jun 09 2017

Djokovic Mentally Bails at French Open; Nadal, Thiem Book Semifinal

Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he has fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-cent...

Jun 09 2017

Celtics' Jaylen Brown (hip) questionable for Game 5

Cleveland put Boston on the brink of elimination following a 112-99 win over the Celtics in Game 4. Standing in their way, however, is a feisty Boston Celtics bunc...

Jun 09 2017

French Open final place is flawless birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

The only real sign of nerves came at 3-3 in the second set, when she dropped serve from 40-0 and Bacsinszky went on to level the match. Halep was thankful still to be...

Jun 09 2017

French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem

Although physical issues prevented Murray from putting in the amount of training that he would have wanted in the first part of the year, Lendl said he had not been con...