Stories about Sport

Jun 09 2017

Chelsea's Eden Hazard open to Real Madrid move

Hazard twisted his ankle during Sunday's training session and was quickly ruled out of Belgium's upcoming internationals, although the Royal Belgian Football Associat...

Jun 09 2017

Bayer Leverkusen appoints Heiko Herrlich as coach

Herrlich started his professional career with Leverkusen and made 83 appearances for the club in all competitions over four years. "We want to achieve the best possib...

Jun 09 2017

Martic upsets Sevastova at French Open

He'll next face Austrian Dominic Thiem , who blitzed Horacio Zeballos , 6-1, 6-3, 6-1, to reach his second consecutive quarterfinal. Putting Nadal's baseline quality ...

Jun 09 2017

Takeaways from Warriors vs. Cavaliers NBA Finals Game 3

Kevin Durant made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 45 seconds left and the Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 in the NBA Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 o...

Jun 09 2017

Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka

Murray was not at his best but came back from a set down in the quarter-finals to defeat Kei Nishikori in Paris 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. He will face Stan Wawrinka ...

Jun 09 2017

Wawrinka levels semifinal against Murray

Simona Halep made a dramatic recovery from a set and 5-1 down to beat Eilina Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-0 for a place in the French Open semifinals on Wednesday. Seven...

Jun 09 2017

Penguins on cusp of history after destroying Predators

Backup goalie Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, surrendering three more goals en route to a 6-0 defeat and 3-2 series deficit. Rinne had been maybe the biggest rea...

Jun 09 2017

Chelsea having difficulty agreeing fee for £100M-rated Everton star

If Big Rom can score in tight space against massed ranks of defenders, if he can hold the ball up, link play, and buy into the Conte ethos of never-ending hard work (Cost...

Jun 09 2017

Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

In the first men's semifinal at Roland Garros on Friday, No. 1 Andy Murray takes on No. 3-seed Stan Wawrinka . The final is the first match scheduled on Court Ph...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar foreign minister rejects intervention in foreign policy

Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar would not shut down its Al-Jazeera news network, adding: "If anyone thinks they are going to impose anything on my internal affairs or my inter...

Jun 09 2017

Ostapenko wins birthday battle with Bacsinszky to reach French Open final

It is the second time that Bacsinszky has made it to the semis here. "At first, the conditions were really tough", Ostapenko said. "It was tough, because we had to ...

Jun 09 2017

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Ostapenko can also call herself an Olympian. The 25-year-old Halep clinched victory on the first of her two match points when Pliskova, who made 55 unforced errors du...

Jun 09 2017

Preds Fall To Penguins, 6-0

Nashville is also a comfortable 9-1 in the playoffs at home , and teams that lost Game 5 of a tied Final have won the Stanley Cup four of the last eight times, including...

Jun 09 2017

Penguins seize control from Predators in Stanley Cup Final series

It was certainly not a great look for Crosby, a player whose career has been dotted by multiple concussions, to push an opponent's head to the ice repeatedly. "It's just ...

Jun 09 2017

The Penguins Consider a Goalie Switch: Necessary or insane?

The situation seemed dire. But the soft-spoken rookie forward, who has a team-leading three goals against the Penguins , has announced his presence loudly. Prior to th...

Jun 09 2017

Cavaliers need greater than greatest rally now

Game 4 is Friday night. The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of ...

Jun 09 2017

Rodriguez completes AC Milan move

Andrea Conti could be the latest player to join AC Milan , as the Rossoneri have reportedly agreed to personal terms with the Atalanta star. The 24-year-old defender...

Jun 09 2017

Goaltending a big key to Stanley Cup Final success for Penguins

The first third period goal set a record for the fastest goal in Penguins playoff history. They erased a three-goal deficit and outshot Pittsburgh 26-12 before losing 5-3...

Jun 09 2017

Golden State on cusp of sweep

Near perfection was not enough for LeBron James and the Cavaliers . No, you don't get that at Campbelltown Sportsground on a Saturday night. Durant hit a go-ahea...

Jun 09 2017

Umpire volley detracts from Nadal victory

Fourth-seeded Nadal will face fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in the first of the four quarterfinal match-ups today. "That is the only important thing for me", said...