Stories about Sport

Jun 25 2017

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final

Cristiano Ronaldo (from penalty spot), Bernardo Silva and Andre Silva and Nani's goals ensured victory for the Portuguese. Following a fairly uneventful opening 20 mi...

Jun 25 2017

The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class

Mark Cuban's latest selection is arguably the most explosive guard in this draft class. In addition to Fultz, the Sixers got the draft rights to the 25th overall pick...

Jun 25 2017

White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

Incredible feeling. Can't really put it into words how you feel. Basically I was just telling myself: Don't say anything stupid, Mark. "Don't mess this up". You are not p...

Jun 25 2017

Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation

Germany were able to restore their lead before half-time, however, as Massimo Luongo fouled Goretzka in the box, and Julian Draxler put away the resulting penalty....

Jun 25 2017

Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton admitted his victory in the Canadian Grand Prix was crucial to his and his Mercedes team's championship hopes this year. The three-time world champi...

Jun 25 2017

Garcia, Bland share lead going into final round in Munich

Belgian Thomas Detry and Andres Romero of Argentina finished on 10 under while defending champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden dropped five strokes behind the leaders a...

Jun 25 2017

Former Manchester United star Angel di Maria given one-year jail sentence

Last week, a Spanish prosecutor accused Ronaldo of failing to pay accused him of failing to pay €14.7 million toward image rights that he earned from 2011 through 2014,...

Jun 25 2017

SA find their fight to set up decider

Roy was the key wicket that the Proteas wanted and they got it in freaky circumstances when he was given out for obstructing the field on 67 which really angered the Eng...

Jun 25 2017

White Rock's Jason Garrison selected by Vegas in National Hockey League expansion draft

Vegas Golden Knights: The team had to pay $500 million to join the league, so Vegas was always meant to be the biggest victor in this expansion draft. After a symphony o...

Jun 25 2017

Mourinho rejects tax fraud accusation

Following speculations that Real Madrid's superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will move to Manchester United , the English club's head coach, Jose Mourinho has expressed h...

Jun 25 2017

Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Mexico finished second in Group A on seven points, behind Portugal on goal difference. "We think that FIFA is recovering the trust of everybody who loves footbal...

Jun 25 2017

Warriors pick up No. 38 pick Jordan Bell in deal with Bulls

The Warriors reportedly paid $3.5 million to the Bulls for the pick to select Bell, the Pac-12 defensive player of the year who set the OR school record with 235 block...

Jun 25 2017

Plane 'flown by British pilot' crashes while fighting fires in Portugal

The fire started on Saturday about 200 kilometres northeast of Lisbon, killing many people in their cars as they tried to flee the blaze. " I have no information that a...

Jun 25 2017

Watford Sign Will Hughes From Derby County

It had been reported that the two clubs had agreed on an £8m fee for the England Under-21 worldwide, who has spent the last six seasons in the East Midlands. " Derby Coun...

Jun 25 2017

Di Maria fined for tax fraud

According to The Irish Times , Di Maria had transferred his image rights to the Panama-based Sunpex Corporation, before Sunpex ceded his rights to the Dublin companies ...

Jun 25 2017

Favourites advance as hosts bow out

New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson accepted Portugal were too strong for his side as they finished their Confederations Cup pointless and having scored a single goal. ...

Jun 25 2017

Chelsea 'confident of signing Romelu Lukaku and Tiemoue Bakayoko'

He believes that his achievement deserves to be rewarded by more signings and has been liaising with Granovskaia and Emenalo from his holiday in southern Italy. France Fo...

Jun 25 2017

Magic Johnson questioned D'Angelo Russell's Leadership

At 6-foot-6, Ball is tall for his position, like Johnson was, and similarly heralded for his brilliant passing and ability to push the pace and run the fast break...

Jun 25 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

However club president Florentino Perez disclosed that no offers had been received by Real to tempt Ronaldo away and the club was determined to keep him. Rio Ferdinan...

Jun 25 2017

Lions Team Announced For Highlanders Game

They've got another two or three games before the Test so hopefully they can get some combinations working. "And that's been challenging". 'I don't think it's a press...