Stories about Sport

Jun 22 2017

Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev in Eighth to Retain Light Heavyweight Titles

Representatives for Sergey Kovalev plan to file a protest with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday after Andre Ward's eighth-round knockout win in their ...

Jun 22 2017

Ostapenko and Halep will determine the champion of Roland Garros

Ostapenko will face No. 3 seed Simona Halep of Romania, who recorded a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. The now reti...

Jun 22 2017

Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu

One of those is the Champions League holders, with Perez revealing that manager Zinedine Zidane is a long-time admirer, as well as their interest in acquiring his signa...

Jun 22 2017

Problems? What problems? Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

Fernando Santos' men now meet New Zealand on Saturday in their final game of the group stage, while Russian Federation face Mexico on matchday three. Portugal's coac...

Jun 22 2017

Spanish Prosecutors Accuse Mourinho of €3.3m Tax Fraud

The Portuguese coach has become the latest high-profile football figure accused of tax fraud . Mendes' agency, Gestifute, released a statement saying Mourinho had ...

Jun 22 2017

Russia 0-1 Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo Wins It

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat Russia 1-0 to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. A second Group ...

Jun 22 2017

Cavs, GM David Griffin part ways

Dan Gilbert is reportedly targeting Chauncey Billups to take over the role as Cavs GM. Not a rapt fan base. He's demanding. A fearless, risk-taking, casino-ownin...

Jun 22 2017

Hot scores at US Open third round

This might have been more than anyone was expecting. Reed began the day six shots off the lead shared by England's Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood and the American d...

Jun 22 2017

Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight

Boxing purists have expressed concern that the fight will overall dilute the quality of boxing and, while being good for boxing short term, will long term be detriment...

Jun 22 2017

Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title

The victory also ended a three-year drought of major titles for Nadal, who won his ninth French Open title in 2014. His collection of Slams now stands just three behi...

Jun 22 2017

Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

The NHL expansion draft and Vegas' initial roster will be unveiled during Wednesday's televised NHL Awards Show. "When we call managers back we're basically saying, 'Do...

Jun 22 2017

Lions back three places not decided - Gatland

Head coach Warren Gatland was delighted by the Lions' biggest win of their 2017 tour to New Zealand . Double tryscorer Nowell added: "We want to come out here and be...

Jun 22 2017

Brooks Koepka wins the easiest US Open in history

What do you do when you've been in a serious vehicle accident as a child and your doctor advises you to avoid all contact sports? Koepka's winning total of 16-under equ...

Jun 22 2017

Kluivert: Verratti wants to join Barca but PSG won't let him leave

Sid Lowe explains why Marco Verratti reminds him of Xavi Hernandez and assesses Barcelona's other transfer options. Barca sporting director Robert Fernandez has sai...

Jun 22 2017

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

He is the latest high-profile figure from football to be subjected to an investigation by the Spanish tax office , following the likes of Ronaldo , Lionel Messi , Neym...

Jun 22 2017

Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

On June 13, Spanish authorities filed a lawsuit against Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo for an alleged €14.7 million (£13 million) tax fraud . The Real Madrid ...

Jun 22 2017

Oscar handed eight-match ban for sparking CSL brawl

Oscar's punishment for his role in the brawl has now been revealed with the Chinese Football Associaton handing the playmaker an eight-match ban. The Brazilian appeare...

Jun 22 2017

Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation

The result in Sochi saw Mexico leapfrog Portugal , who earlier beat Russian Federation 1-0 in Moscow , into top spot in Group A by the slenderest of margins on goals...

Jun 22 2017

Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. The cases are about the profits made from imag...

Jun 22 2017

Florentino Perez on David De Gea moving to Real Madrid

Real then turned their attentions to Gareth Bale, and splashed out the big bucks to bring the Welshman in from Spurs. He started the Champions League final, played in his...