Stories about Sport

Jun 25 2017

National Basketball Association draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

It came in an Instagram post sponsored by a watch company. "That's the goal coming in this year", Fultz said Friday about turning the Process into result. Colangelo sai...

Jun 25 2017

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

World's top footballer Cristiano Ronaldo walked out onto the field before the start of the Russia-Portugal football match of the 2017 Confederations Cup accompanied by a ...

Jun 25 2017

Caravaggio paints rosy picture in superb O'Brien double

He's always been a bit lazy at home but we don't take any notice of that", Candy said . Run on Thursday in front of a record crowd of almost 70,000 people, the contest...

Jun 25 2017

India set 192 to beat South Africa in Champs Trophy showdown

You could nearly feel it - when AB De Villiers called wrong and lost the toss, with India putting South Africa into bat - the panic setting in. Captain AB de Vil...

Jun 25 2017

Dana White Confirms Crucial Details For McGregor Vs Mayweather

The current odds in Las Vegas stand with Mayweather being the favorite at -1,000, with McGregor paying back +700. Mayweather, generally considered the greatest boxer ...

Jun 25 2017

Portugal's Santos and Ronaldo criticise St Petersburg pitch

Portugal will be without defender Pepe, who is suspended for a second yellow card in the tournament. Hosts Russia are out of the Confederations Cup following a 2-1 d...

Jun 25 2017

All Whites relish underdog tag: Hudson

Pepe is set to miss facing Germany or Chile after helping Portugal top Group A ahead of Mexico on goal difference. The European champions should win and win...

Jun 25 2017

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Soon after the hour Ronaldo was substituted for Nani , who quickly came close to adding a third when his deflected effort was blocked by Marinovic. And Nani , Ronaldo...

Jun 25 2017

Tapwrit denies Jersey-bred, Irish War Cry his Belmont glory

With all hopes of a Triple Crown success extinguished for this year, the final leg of the Belmont Stakes was notable for those horses who were missing, which includ...

Jun 25 2017

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for Azerbaijan Grand Prix

And while a future seat with Ferrari does not seem to be beyond the realms of possibility, Hamilton insists he remains more than happy at Mercedes and is now more foc...

Jun 25 2017

Warriors newbie Jordan Bell gets call from Draymond Green

But as the second round got underway, the defending National Basketball Association champions chose to buy into the draft, sending $3.5 million in a cash transaction to t...

Jun 25 2017

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

The first National Hockey League draft in Chicago began with another 18-year-old forward, with Swiss center Nico Hischier going No. 1 overall to the New Jersey Devils ...

Jun 25 2017

Azerbaijan GP: Lewis Hamilton Grabs Pole Ahead Of Teammate Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton has a couple of different names for it. 'I always wanted to emulate Ayrton and now I have, ' says Hamilton. 'I'm 32 and I feel like I'm on the pivot now. Vet...

Jun 25 2017

Warren Gatland to talk to referee Peyper about All Blacks 'blocking'

Gatland has clearly divided his squad into test and midweek lineups and it was for that reason he called on six players - four from Wales and two from Scotland who are ...

Jun 25 2017

America's Cup: Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge goes overboard in third race

But Team New Zealand's helmsman Peter Burling disagreed, he said despite being behind when Outteridge fell overboard he thought New Zealand would have won the race. "In t...

Jun 25 2017

Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

In November, a case emerged that Di Maria owed €1.298m after outsourcing his image rights to a company in Panama between 2012 and 2013. Real Madrid did not respond to...

Jun 25 2017

Manchester United boss Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The Manchester United boss follows Cristiano Ronaldo , Lionel Messi and Neymar to have been called before the courts. "Therefore, any statements or value judgement...

Jun 25 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo expected to testify in tax case on July 31

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. It has been re...

Jun 25 2017

Ioane scores try double as All Blacks down Lions in first Test

But they were struggling to build on that lead in the second half before Ioane , selected ahead of prolific try-scorer Julian Savea , exploded into action. He added: "I...

Jun 25 2017

Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

Germany and Chile missed out on the chance to book their place in the semi-finals of the 2017 Confederations Cup on Thursday as they played out an entertaining 1-1 d...