Stories about Sport

Jun 12 2017

Basketball-Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190373

According to Finances Online, the shoes that sold at auction Sunday set a new record for game-worn sneakers, far-eclipsing the $104,000 that Jordan's famous "Flu Game" ...

Jun 12 2017

North Korea blasts Trump for withdrawing from Paris Climate Agreement

A statement released Monday by the group " We Are Still In ", says Trump's decision to opt out "undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change ". Hawaii c...

Jun 12 2017

Insigne masterpiece sets up Italy win over Liechtenstein

Albania moved into third place with nine points after a surprise 3-0 win away to Israel, who also have nine but dropped into fourth on goal difference. Liechtenstein hel...

Jun 12 2017

South Africa implode to leave India as favourites to make semi-finals

India didn't had a great start to their chase as they lost Rohit Sharma (12) at team's score of 23. Shikhar Dhawan (78 off 83 balls) and skipper Virat Kohli (76 off ...

Jun 12 2017

Unseeded Latvian teen knocks out Wozniacki on rain-hit day

That just so happens to be Ostapenko's 20th birthday and Bacsinszky's 28th which they each knew, because they were doubles partners at a tournament last season and have b...

Jun 12 2017

Will The Cavaliers Need Another Record Breaking Performance In Game 5?

Kyrie Irving poured 40 points with seven triples while LeBron James had 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, his 9th Finals triple-double which is a record. Cleveland...

Jun 12 2017

5 takeaways from Game 4 in 2017 NBA Finals

It forces a Game 5 in the best-of-seven series and denies the Warriors - who lead the series 3-1 - the chance to become the first team in National Basketball Associ...

Jun 12 2017

Things We Learned in Game 4

With the win over the Warriors, the Cavaliers forced a Game 5 at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Monday night. "Just one of those games", Curry said. The difference was ma...

Jun 12 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Manchester United departure confirmed

Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals, including a victor in the EFL Cup final against Southampton, before suffering a knee injury during United's Europa League quarter-final agai...

Jun 12 2017

Alex Salmond loses seat to Conservative Colin Clark

After the result was declared, she said: "I recognise all of those who put party allegiance to one side to send a clear message that East Dunbartonshire does not want ano...

Jun 12 2017

Kevin Durant scores team-high in blowout loss

The comeback Cavaliers are at it again. The ninth career NBA Finals triple-double by James broke the all-time record he shared with Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic ...

Jun 12 2017

Nadal eyes record 10th French Open title

Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. Another fizzing forehand victor swept Nadal through to a love break of serve at the start of the third and the nine-ti...

Jun 12 2017

Nadal eyes 10th French Open with injury misery in mind

Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. The weather is just the way Rafael Nadal likes it as he prepares to face Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final...

Jun 12 2017

Canadian GP: Hamilton flies to pole ahead of Vettel

Hamilton, a five-time victor at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, won the Canadian pole for a sixth time . "It has been a spectacular day and the team really needed it". Vett...

Jun 12 2017

Penguins a Game 6 win from defending Cup title

Both times , they allowed their opponent to get back into the series and force a Game 7 — something that Pittsburgh does not want to do again. Nashville has turned...

Jun 12 2017

India defeat South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

In reply, the defending champions chased down the target with 12 overs to spare, reaching 193 for two in 38 overs. Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Virat Kohli made up fo...

Jun 12 2017

'Anything is possible' for new French Open champion Ostapenko

With her victory, Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian to ever win a Grand Slam . Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has leveled the French Open final by winning the...

Jun 12 2017

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic

To his point, three missed the net, another three were blocked and only two found their way to Pekka Rinne - both of which were stopped. Rinne has allowed 11 goals on 4...

Jun 12 2017

Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher

We felt that he'd done everything right on the horse and he deserved to stay with him. Things have a way of working out for Pletcher, victor of a record seven Eclipse...

Jun 12 2017

Wolff dismisses Ferrari 'orchestrated' Vettel win

Ferrari have been accused of bringing team orders into play to help Vettel extend his World Championship lead as much as possible as Lewis Hamilton tried to limit th...