Stories about Sport

Jun 23 2017

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 12th day

Ostapenko edged a first-set tie-break but looked to have lost her way in the second when she dropped four games in a row. Halep had lost to Maria Sharapova in the 2014 fi...

Jun 23 2017

Celtics, Pacers 'Engaged In Serious' Paul George Trade Talks

With their superstar reportedly telling the franchise he would bolt after next season and preferred to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , the Pacers were put in an extr...

Jun 23 2017

Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

He will appear in court at the end of July to defend himself , although there is no formal charge at this stage. With Ronaldo looking like an increasingly unlikely mover,...

Jun 23 2017

Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud while at Real Madrid

The official added that the authorities had also presented a claim to a local court. Mourinho now coaches Manchester United . Mourinho, 54, allegedly owes the Spanish ...

Jun 23 2017

Sebastian Vettel 'a bit unfortunate' with opening lap contact

The smiling Australian drew rapturous cheers from the Montreal crowd when he pulled off his boot, poured some champagne and drank it, before asking post-race interviewe...

Jun 23 2017

Liverpool reject €12.5m Napoli bid for Alberto Moreno

The possibility of a swap deal has recently opened up after the Italian side made an £11m bid for Moreno, who is now deemed surplus to requirements at Anfield. Ghoulam, i...

Jun 23 2017

Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers swap National Basketball Association draft picks

So it wasn't a surprise that Colangelo was tight-lipped during a press conference at the team's practice facility in Camden Monday to announce the blockbuster deal betw...

Jun 23 2017

China 'tried but failed' to help on N Korea

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined the 22-year-old's body after his death Monday, and honored his family's wish not to have an autopsy . The U.S. doesn'...

Jun 23 2017

England 'stood up to be counted', says Southgate

Griffiths said: "It was a tough ask to get back into the game from 1-0 down but we showed what we are about, great resilience but you can't switch off. We've had lots of ...

Jun 23 2017

Portugal claims 1st win at Confederation Cup

All White's Clayton Lewis during their match with Mexico at the Confederations Cup . It comes three days on from Ronaldo doing likewise in the aftermath of Portug...

Jun 23 2017

Lions captain O'Mahony inspired by the late Foley

Saturday's first Test will played at the Auckland venue where the back-to-back world champions have won 37 successive Tests since 1994. Picking Liam Williams at f...

Jun 23 2017

Markelle Fultz Says He's Going To Prove Philly Columnist Wrong

During the draft, 60 selections will be made over two rounds to see who will officially join the future of the National Basketball Association. The Celtics moved down t...

Jun 23 2017

Trump has no recordings of talks with FBI ex-director Comey

James Comey , ex-FBI director, testified in an open Senate hearing on Thursday, June 8. In that meeting, according to the memo, Trump asked Comey to consider dropping an ...

Jun 23 2017

Confederations Cup : Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit

New Zealand worldwide winger Marco Rojas has told Four Four Two that fans should lay off striker Chris Wood following his display against Mexico. "We need to be positive...

Jun 23 2017

The Spurs Are "Dangling" LaMarcus Aldridge

However, it also seems that there are a good number of teams that are working to rebuild rather than trying to compete right away. With Kawhi Leonard (ankle) and Ton...

Jun 23 2017

76ers, Celtics fans set to pack arena for draft

As for a draft night trade, it wouldn't be shocking to see either, based on the fact Boston has already made a big move. So when the Celtics traded down to No. The ...

Jun 23 2017

Simona Halep Beats Elina Svitolina To Reach Semi-Finals

Returning to the court as a 20-year-old, she has broken new ground today as the first unseeded player to reach the French Open final since Slovenia's Mimi Jausovec in 1...

Jun 23 2017

Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie

Russian Federation has three points and must face Mexico next, though Cherchesov was upbeat about his team's chances of reaching the semifinals. Cristiano Ronaldo h...

Jun 23 2017

Forlorn Ronaldo gets court date amid Real limbo

Portuguese paper A Bola claimed that the player had told team-mates in the Portugal camp at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation that he would not return to...

Jun 23 2017

Officials in Portugal contain second wildfire after 64 died

Almost 2,400 firemen and water-bombing planes, including aircraft sent from Spain, France and Italy , took part in the effort. Portugal had already observed three ...