Stories about Sport

Jun 15 2017

West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton

Now it appears many have got their wish after rumours the Premier League victor was interviewed for the role this week, with the former Man City and Real Madrid manager n...

Jun 15 2017

Resurgent Hasan starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy

Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest 237 for victory, were on the brink of defeat at 137 for six. Mohammad Amir , who is suffering from back spasm, has been left out ...

Jun 15 2017

India XI may be unchanged against Bangladesh in semis, hints Kohli

When asked to evaluate the Team India's performance in the mega tournament , Rahul said Virat Kohli and Co. have performed well in all the three aspects of the game....

Jun 15 2017

Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Durant was in tears as he did that interview with his mother Wanda just steps away beaming with the kind of pride only a mother can understand. Last week, James said ...

Jun 15 2017

Should this Golden State Warriors team be considered among the all-time greats?

He also became the third player to win Finals MVP in first year with team , joining Magic Johnson (1980 Lakers ) and Moses Malone (1983 76ers). Warriors point guard...

Jun 15 2017

Warburton: I am a big doubt for the first Test

Easy to say that after a convincing victory, of course, but McGeechan is a Lions legend and knows how these tours work. "The coaches are going to start putting their Te...

Jun 15 2017

Peter O'Mahony named captain for Maori All Blacks clash

While defeats on tour happen, and that the focus is building up to the three-Test series against reigning world champions the All Blacks, the need for momentum and rhythm...

Jun 15 2017

Messi and Barca congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

I was jittery". To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special. "We battled. But we did it". Golden State Warriors fans are br...

Jun 15 2017

Champions Trophy 2017: Beating Bangladesh will be a challenging task for India

India are seeing Bangladesh as a potential banana skin as the defending champions took fresh guard ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy semifinal against their buoyan...

Jun 15 2017

Durant on staying with Warriors: 'I feel like there's no question'

If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green , who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors...

Jun 15 2017

AB de Villiers to lead S. Africa in T20Is against England

Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a statement on Tuesday that De Villiers will lead the side in the absence of their regular T20I captain Faf du Plessis, who flies home...

Jun 15 2017

Warriors say they haven't decided on White House visit

The Warriors' victory on Monday night peaked with 29.5 million viewers and was an increase of 20 per cent from the 20.9 million who watched Game 5 previous year. Durant t...

Jun 15 2017

LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

Golden State and Cleveland will, barring injury or unforeseen changes this summer, walk into next season as prohibitive favorites to meet again. The two teams also comb...

Jun 15 2017

US Navy boats in Qatar for joint exercise

Still, he said he did not foresee the crisis becoming a military conflict, even if Qatar refused to bow to demands. The reference to "all fronts" could refer to Tu...

Jun 15 2017

Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris

France equalised on 22 minutes through Umtiti's first global goal, finishing low with his right foot after Tom Heaton had parried Olivier Giroud's header into the pa...

Jun 15 2017

Sports Night: Warriors are NBA champions

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant gestures as he holds the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals be...

Jun 15 2017

Lions coach Farrell demands defensive lift in Dunedin

The Kiwi-born defensive specialist is Ireland's first-choice outside centre, but can also excel in the 15 shirt. Marty Banks slotted home the winning penalty on 74 minute...

Jun 15 2017

Morgan blames pitch for poor England show

The pace of the wicket proved England's undoing as the previously used track was superbly exploited by seamers Junaid Khan and Rumman, while Hasan Ali was able to...

Jun 15 2017

Morgan drops Bairstow hint ahead of Pakistan semi-final

Roy, who has averaged 6.37 from eight One-day International (ODI) innings so far this season, with six single-figure scores, could lose his place in the playing XI despit...

Jun 15 2017

Pakistan thrash England to reach Champions Trophy final

It was a splendid day in Cardiff , with the sunshine in full motion. "He's normally timing the ball even when he's in a defensive mindset", said Eoin Morgan . When they...