Stories about Sport

Jun 25 2017

Why Celtics are holding a grudge against Josh Jackson

During Thursday's National Basketball Association draft, nearly everybody presumed that the Philadelphia 76ers would take Markelle Fultz at No. 1 and the Los Angeles L...

Jun 25 2017

Azerbaijan GP: Vettel forced into reverse after Baku slip ups

Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo finished first and second in the first practice ahead of Sunday's Azerbaijan , in a scorching session that was halted...

Jun 25 2017

Two Winterhawks picked in first round of National Hockey League draft

Nashville Predators forward James Neal , who has scored at least 20 goals in all nine of his National Hockey League seasons, including 40 in 2011-12, highlighted the n...

Jun 25 2017

Generation game as Federer faces Zverev for Halle title

Zverev's erratic first serve was a liability and Federer pounced again at 4-4 in the second set to break the German, whose younger brother Alexander is through to the qua...

Jun 25 2017

Hamilton spent dominant Canada win reminiscing

Meanwhile, his team mate, Valtteri Bottas , secured the second spot on the podium , bringing home Mercedes' first 1-2 finish of the season. Charging from the back o...

Jun 25 2017

South Korea investigating North Korea rocket engine test

USA officials have warned that North Korea is on the path to successfully developing an ICMB capable of hitting the United States unless something changes. "That is r...

Jun 25 2017

South Africa beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Roy shared a 110-run second wicket partnership with Jonny Bairstow (47) but with 29 needed to win off the final three overs, England fell short. South Africa coac...

Jun 25 2017

Warren Gatland: 'Sam Warburton fighting for starting spot'

Head coach Gatland has been accused of devaluing the Lions shirt in deeming England's tourists in Argentina and Ireland's in Japan to require too much travel time to ...

Jun 25 2017

Sixers and Celtics Swap Draft Picks

After giving up the third pick and a future first rounder to secure the top overall selection in this year's draft, the Sixers believe that it was a cheap price to pay ...

Jun 25 2017

Alexis Sanchez sets Chile goals record in draw with Germany

Lars Stindl equalised for the world champions just before halftime although the game petered out in the second half as the high-octane Chileans appeared to run out of ...

Jun 25 2017

Magic Johnson speaks about D'Angelo Russell trade

He's a leader. He treats people the right way. The Los Angeles Lakers feel as if they've added a player in Lonzo Ball who can do for their team what Tom Brady d...

Jun 25 2017

NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

The NHL plots its future this weekend as the NHL Draft is set to take place inside Chicago's United Center and the NHL Network is there with an impressive deployment of r...

Jun 25 2017

NBA Draft: Links to all of our coverage

Lauri Markkanen (7 via Minnesota) / Power Forward / ArizonaGrade: D+. Fultz, wearing orange sneakers made of basketballs at the Barclays Center, is a natural talent ...

Jun 25 2017

Why Lakers Prefer Lonzo Ball Over D'Angelo Russell As Team Leader

Russell and Ball will forever be linked together as the standard-bearers of the Lakers' recent-past difficulties and hopes for a brighter future. Love him or hate him...

Jun 25 2017

Devils on the clock with top pick in NHL draft

Its not just a player per team. One can debate how much an enforcer such as Reaves really "deters" such behavior, especially since he won't be on the ice with star ...

Jun 25 2017

Angel Di Maria handed suspended one-year jail term for tax fraud

A report in Spanish publication AS has suggested Mourinho penned an agreement to become Madrid boss on March 31, 2010. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is set to capita...

Jun 25 2017

Ward demands pound-for-pound recognition after Kovalev stoppage

That win was the third points cheer for Ward , now up at light-heavyweight, on the bounce, following decisions over Sullivan Barrera and Alexander Brand. His friend, Ke...

Jun 25 2017

76ers deal for No. 1 pick, eye G Fultz

Then they wouldn't agree to the trade unless they were able to meet with and work out Fultz at their facility, according to sources. However, the Celtics will receive t...

Jun 25 2017

Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain

Amid reports claiming that Portugal global Cristiano Ronaldo has made up his mind to leave Spanish giants Real Madrid this summer, his compatriot and former Bernabeu ...

Jun 25 2017

Portugal punish All Whites in final match

Petersburg Stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 24 , 2017. Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal are "confident" of their chances of reaching the Confederations Cup final...