Stories about Sport

Jun 20 2017

Brooks Koepka wins maiden major at US Open

Open . The low scoring went much deeper than Koepka's final score. But he seemed to get back on track in the second round, with birdies on six of his first eight hole...

Jun 20 2017

McGregor 100 per cent positive that he will beat Mayweather

The same reason is what convinced McGregor to step into an unfamiliar arena of combat that will nearly surely end in defeat. For the first time ever an MMA/UFC champion...

Jun 20 2017

5 ways Real Madrid can ensure their Champions League dominance

And since the better part of the coming season, including another Champions League final falls into 2018, it could come decisive for the tie breaker. The score was at...

Jun 20 2017

Warburton back to take on Highlanders

This was the day the 2017 Lions built a Test-quality outfit. With competitions for places in the Lions back-row fierce, the 28-year-old says he is not taking his pl...

Jun 20 2017

Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres

He took our catcher out". "By no means do I think that's a dirty play at all", Rizzo said. If I slide, he runs into me. Hedges remained on his knees for several momen...

Jun 20 2017

Wisconsin win: Koepka claims his first major championship at US Open

Koepka broke away from a tight pack with three straight birdies on the back nine Sunday at Erin Hills and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open for his first m...

Jun 20 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy

S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match. Revelation and redemption helped Pakistan turn world cricket's order upside down as Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day global ...

Jun 20 2017

Champions Trophy: Cricket, nationalism and the 'enemy' narrative

He had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win. ...

Jun 20 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours rubbished by Bayern Munich chief

Cristiano Ronaldo is seen as likely to leave Spain despite winning the Champions League for a second season in a row with Real Madrid . Predictably, this has caused a...

Jun 20 2017

Pakistan Wins Its Maiden ICC Champions Trophy Title

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match . Earlier in the day, the...

Jun 20 2017

Andy Murray to begin to find his top form

The Scot will now face the tournament's 2015 victor Wawrinka, who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, in what is a repeat of last year's semi-final showdown which Murray w...

Jun 20 2017

Sarfraz chosen skipper, 3 Indians in ICC team of tournament

The side was selected by a jury of cricket experts, which comprised former captains Michael Atherton of England , India's Sourav Ganguly, Ramiz Raja of Pakistan as w...

Jun 20 2017

Portugal raises death toll back to 62

The mayor of Pedrogao Grande , Valdemar Alves , said that some villages had been "completely surrounded by flames", as quoted in the Publico newspaper. "It was really...

Jun 20 2017

At the end, the Belmont was a NY race

Tapwrit won the race and Irish War Cry finished second. This highly regarded 3-year-old, owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Robert V. LaPenta and Bridlewood Far...

Jun 20 2017

Blues defeat was "great preparation" for Gatland

Henshaw, who is partnered by fellow countryman Jared Payne in midfield, added: "We have to look at ourselves and look at our own performance, and get our own stuff right ...

Jun 20 2017

America's Cup: Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling - We can't stand still

They won by 30 seconds, still showing their dominance in light wind. It has been one-way traffic, with Team NZ following the blueprint of the opening two races in domin...

Jun 20 2017

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown

The Kiwi-American duo beat their Mexican-American counterparts in a fierce battle that saw the first two sets going into a tiebreaker to win 7-6 (5) 6-7 (4) 6-3 and bag t...

Jun 20 2017

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-fight is officially set

Leonard Ellerbe , the CEO of Mayweather Promotions , expects the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight to break records. The fight will be held at 154 lbs....

Jun 20 2017

Warren Gatland urges officials to crack down on All Blacks' illegal blocking

These look very close but if the Lions have any chance of winning it's probably the first test so maybe a tiny bet at 5/1 might be some value. Rory Best will be t...

Jun 20 2017

Swansea Chairman Huw Jenkins Confirms Club's Interest in Prolific Chelsea Forward

And the Blues are expecting a flurry of offers during the summer. Recently promoted Newcastle and Brighton have both been tipped with a move for the striker but they ...