Stories about Sport

Jun 26 2017

Just GOAT things? After Messi, now Ronaldo accused of tax evasion

A statement released by the prosecutor accused the Real Madrid star of four counts of tax fraud from 2011 to 2014. The prosecutor also noted another glaring instance ...

Jun 26 2017

¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

Despite the absence of Nadal, a decent field will be in attendance at Queen's, headed by world No 1 and defending champion Andy Murray , and also including US Open cha...

Jun 26 2017

AB de Villiers to quit worldwide cricket in August?

Malan, who will turn 30 in just over two months, admitted he thought his chance of playing global cricket may have gone. "Yes, there were a few soft balls but it's the sa...

Jun 26 2017

Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor Has the Power to Hurt Floyd Mayweather

Kevin Lee trains out of the Mayweather gym in Las Vegas, so he knows what Conor McGregor is in for when he boxes Floyd Mayweather on August 26. "Using the chaotic t...

Jun 26 2017

Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged

India , who hold the hosting rights for the next Champions Trophy in 2021, lost the title to Pakistan by 180 runs in the finals at The Oval on Sunday. The sporting ri...

Jun 26 2017

Big3 begins: Close games open Ice Cube's new 3-on-3 league

For those who never had a chance to see him in his prime in person, or for those who did and want to reminisce, this new 3-on-3 league provides an opportunity to see him ...

Jun 26 2017

Gatland hits out at ABs ruffing halfback

Gatland cited previous opponents, namely Glasgow, who had tried the same approach against Murray and said he raised the matter publicly in order to protect the player a...

Jun 26 2017

Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell is wary of his side being harshly penalised in defence in the Test series against New Zealand . While Gatland is s...

Jun 26 2017

Mourinho doesn't want Manchester United to sign Ronaldo

Mourinho, 54, is accused of two counts of tax fraud - €1.6m in 2011 and €1.7m in 2012. "That's why I will speak with him when he gets back and see what's up", Perez t...

Jun 26 2017

Draxler sees bright Germany future for goal hero Werner

They will play Mexico in Sochi for a place in the final in Saint Petersburg while Chile will meet Portugal in the other last-four clash on Wednesday in Kazan...

Jun 26 2017

Ricciardo says F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix exciting, didn't think he could win

Vettel was second behind Hamilton during a Safety Car period when the race leader took over control of the pack ahead of a restart. Vettel reacted incredulously when he...

Jun 26 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth to Set Sail

A Royal Navy frigate or destroyer is expected to escort HMS Queen Elizabeth , whilst shore-based helicopters look out for submarines, The Telegraph reports . She is...

Jun 26 2017

Messi 30th birthday message provokes anger from Ronaldo fans

On the occasion of his 30th birthday, Messi can look back on largely fulfilling career Lionel Messi has done it all and won it all at Barcelona and been hailed for "...

Jun 26 2017

Roger Federer claims ninth Halle title

The 18-time Grand Slam champion was surprised by German veteran Tommy Haas on his return from the two-month break last week in Stuttgart but brushed off any doubts over h...

Jun 26 2017

Jordan Spieth nails winning shot from bunker and celebration

Three bogies, offset by three birdies, had signing for an even par 70 and a 12 under total. "Things were just a little bit off today", Spieth said. 1 moved him back t...

Jun 26 2017

NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

Vatanen, a fifth-year player, won't be ready for the start of next season after having surgery to fix a shoulder injury. He would go on to win consecutive Stanley Cup cro...

Jun 26 2017

De Boer hired as manager of Crystal Palace

He replaced Roberto Mancini at Inter that August, but De Boer won just five games out of his 14 in charge and was sacked two days after a 1-0 loss at Sampdoria that left ...

Jun 26 2017

Felice Herrig earns third straight win with lopsided victory over Justine Kish

Herrig was quick to the punch with a series of stinging left hands but then she would switch up her attack with a series of takedowns where Kish could only use her power ...

Jun 26 2017

United States announces 23-man Gold Cup roster

Six changes may be made to the roster between the group stage and the knockout rounds, so it is possible we could see Clint Dempsey at a later stage in the tournament a...

Jun 26 2017

Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace' after Azerbaijan crash

But the incident didn't stop there. Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-and-go penalty by the Azerbaijan GP race stewards after his auto hit Hamilton's twice behin...