Stories about Sport

Jun 11 2017

Clinging on to her job, Britain's Theresa May appoints new ministers

The Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson , said she has received assurances from the prime minister over gay rights should the Tories do a deal with Democratic...

Jun 11 2017

Jelena Ostapenko wins the French Open

Quick feet, quick swings, high velocity - that is the way the 20-year-old from Riga goes about her business. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". So I will work hard...

Jun 11 2017

India elect to bowl

To tackle Ashwin's brilliance, Mr 360-degree - AB de Villiers will have to put aside the disappointment of first two matches where he failed to contribute for his side ...

Jun 11 2017

Mellower Green playing this game five after 2016 NBA ban

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. Green had 16 points and 14 rebounds in a losing cause in gam...

Jun 11 2017

Seeded Andy Murray eliminated from French Open

Wawrinka won 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1. "When you play a player like Murray, you know that you can dominate the games, but he's still going to be there", Wawrinka...

Jun 11 2017

Sidney Crosby 'dribbles' PK Subban's head on ice, throws things from bench

Sidney Crosby was excellent as usual, picking up three assists during the game. In addition to the deafening crowd that seems to act as an extra skater, wearing the gold...

Jun 11 2017

Rodriguez headed to disabled list

It's a good thing, too, because the 2016 AL Cy Young Award victor got a whole lot sharper as the game wore on. On Sunday, the Red Sox will be rolling out LHP Chris S...

Jun 11 2017

Nadal seeks La Decima in today's French Open final

The last grand slam clash between the pair came at Melbourne Park in 2014 when Wawrinka beat a hobbling Nadal to claim his first grand slam title. "Physically I didn'...

Jun 11 2017

Nashville Predators depart for Stanley Cup Finals, game 5

Crosby's line will also have to outwork Subban and Ekholm, who have shut down a string of elite centers during the playoffs. Pittsburgh , however, was problematic in...

Jun 11 2017

Sanchez hails Arsenal team-mate Iwobi

Another ex-Arsenal star, Charlie Nicholas, has also tipped Sanchez to leave north London this summer. The Chilean global, who is fast approaching the final year of his ...

Jun 11 2017

Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

We were hoping he had enough when it came to crunch time. Tapwrit capitalised on the absence of both the Kentucky Derby (2000m) and Preakness Stakes (1900m) winne...

Jun 11 2017

Lewis Hamilton puts Monaco debacle behind him with Canadian GP pole

It was a great lap, a sexy lap! It was a great lap. "I can't believe that it came together so well", the Briton, who matched Ayrton Senna's record of 65 poles on Saturd...

Jun 11 2017

Australia out of Champions Trophy, Bangladesh in semi-finals

If they aren't firing, Australia is susceptible fuelling doubts over the team with the World Cup just two years away. Bangladesh qualify for the semi-finals alongsi...

Jun 11 2017

Stanley Cup Finals: Sidney Crosby pushes PK Subban's head into ice

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) tangles with Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban (76) during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final ,...

Jun 11 2017

Champions Trophy: India, SA to clash for semifinal berth today

Shikhar Dhawan has an excellent record against South Africa , having scored 127 in the last ICCChampions Trophy encounter in 2013. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was his usual ...

Jun 11 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals with record-setting night

You know emotions are flowing when the two best players on the court and maybe in the league are getting involved in the talking. Legler: Cavs treat Game 4 like a "de...

Jun 11 2017

Florida police release dashcam footage of golfer incoherent in front of officers

Again asked where he's going, Woods said he doesn't know, adding, "I like to drive". "You're stopped in the middle of the road", the officer says on the video. Woods t...

Jun 11 2017

Griezmann confirms why he chose to stay

Talk around the soccer world last week seemed focused on whether or not Antoine Griezmann would agree to head to Manchester United via a pricey transfer. With United ...

Jun 11 2017

Australia's Steve Smith frustrated by Oval abandonment

Chasing 183, Australia reached 83-1 before rain arrived after 16 overs - four short of the number needed for a result. "I was actually doing a crossword", said Smith,...

Jun 11 2017

Pens' Crosby steps up as stakes increase

The vibe inside PPG Paints Arena for Game 5 on Thursday night figures to be more anxious than anticipatory after the Predators evened the series at 2-2 with a pair of...