Stories about Sport

Jun 11 2017

Lewis Hamilton on pole in Canada to equal Aryton Senna's haul

It is Hamilton's 65th pole, which draws him level with Ayrton Senna . Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari came oh so close to eclipsing that, with a 1:11.795 co...

Jun 11 2017

Sellout Crowd Expected At Oracle For Game 4 Too

The Warriors (67-15) are also hoping to redeem an NBA Finals collapse from last season, losing to the Cavaliers after building a 3-1 lead. The Cavs haven't shot w...

Jun 11 2017

Simona Halep leads 6-4, 3-1 against

The last player to win their debut title at Roland Garros was Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997, the day Ostapenko was born. But during that match against Elina Svitol...

Jun 11 2017

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

The youngster then conceded her own serve in the very next game to give Halep the first set. However, Ostapenko persevered with her attacking play to storm back into ...

Jun 11 2017

Cavs prevent NBA Finals sweep, end Warriors perfect postseason run

The only finals team down 3-0 to force a seventh game was the 1951 New York Knicks. The Warriors let it slip away a year ago, becoming the first team ever to cough ...

Jun 11 2017

Too much Kevin Durant dooms Cavs in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 35 points. And he was brilliant, hitting an array of off-balance shots in the lane and seven three-pointers on his mos...

Jun 11 2017

Wood, Stokes close the door on Australia

England advanced as the group victor after three straight wins and will be joined in the last four by tournament outsider Bangladesh , which finished in second place on...

Jun 11 2017

Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

Her second-set numbers improved drastically: 22 winners and 18 unforced errors. "What can I say?" I feel different, anyway. "I'm not thinking about that". Jelena Ostapenk...

Jun 11 2017

NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

Defending champions the Cavs are facing a sweep against the Golden State Warriors , trailing 3-0 heading into Friday's game four in Cleveland . James said after the g...

Jun 11 2017

West Ham fans react on Twitter to Bertrand Traore rumours

The forward spent last season on loan at Ajax where he finished second in the Dutch top flight and made it to the Europa League final. The Hammers, who have also been l...

Jun 11 2017

Did Sidney Crosby Get Away With A Dirty Play?

The Predators will have center Colton Sissons for Game 6 after the National Hockey League automatically reviewed his cross-check of Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta's ...

Jun 11 2017

Real reject United's £52m bid for forward Morata

The Manchester United boss is keen to bring in a new forward during the summer transfer window and £60million-rated Morata has emerged as a leading target. "At a big ...

Jun 11 2017

Manchester United's Rooney close to decision on future

But he seemed reborn when the final whistle sounded at Stockholm's Friends Arena following United's 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. Englan...

Jun 11 2017

America's Cup: New Zealand hold final lead after Swedish skipper goes overboard

Land Rover BAR must beat Emirates Team New Zealand in at least two of their three races today to keep alive their hopes of lifting the Americas Cup after the winds on ...

Jun 11 2017

Everyone wrote me off - Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal triumph

As reported by Arsenal's official website , Mertesacker said: "It was a tough season for myself". As well as Arsenal moving ahead of Manchester United as the most...

Jun 10 2017

Daniel Summerhays three shots clear entering final round of Memorial Tournament

Kuchar birdied four holes on the back nine in a 67 while Dufner is four back in a tie for third with Bubba Watson (68) and Justin Thomas , a three-time victor this sea...

Jun 10 2017

Top 10 moments from NBA Finals Game 4

James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. The Cavs came out aggressive in a must-win game against the Warriors to stay alive. After being outplayed...

Jun 10 2017

Durant's big shot heroics show crowning moment has come

Still, the Warriors should have won last year's championship without Durant. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to ...

Jun 10 2017

Stephen Curry calls National Basketball Association greats criticizing Warriors 'comedy'

Amico Hoops' Sam Amico reported Friday that many Cavaliers players were "highly agitated" over the gesture and that it, "wont be forgotten come Friday". "I really don...

Jun 10 2017

Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win

The home team has won each of the first five games of the Final for just the 12th time since the National Hockey League went to a best-of-seven series in the final round ...