Stories about Sport

May 22 2017

Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez race for Golden Boot

Barring something drastic happening in the last round of this season's Premier League, it seems Harry Kane is already our 2016/17 Golden Boot victor. That moved him pas...

May 22 2017

Ronaldo strike sets Real Madrid goal record

Ronaldo struck in the second minute at La Rosaleda, the forward finishing off a precise Isco throughball to put his side in front and score his 16th goal in 16 league gam...

May 22 2017

Blowouts the rule in these National Basketball Association playoffs

The Cavs and Warriors are a combined 19-0 straight up and 12-6-1 against the spread this postseason. Starks' dunk, Larry Johnson's 4-point play and more Conference Fina...

May 22 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers run riot over Boston Celtics in NBA mismatch

The chance to watch LeBron and a cast of other superstars put a show on each and every time they step out on the court, but are we getting too used to it? The NBA's r...

May 22 2017

Mourinho seals winning record on 250th Premier League game

Though the changes proved to be purposeful for the trip to Stockholm , but the clash showed the promise that United have in their ranks below the senior XI. Player ratin...

May 22 2017

Brazilian stars as Juventus reaches Euro final

Goals from Mario Mandzukic and the star of the tie Dani Alves were enough to see off the Ligue 1 leaders 2-1 at Juventus Stadium, backing up their win in the principali...

May 22 2017

Ujiri: Raptors need a 'culture reset' after being swept out of playoffs

Dwane Casey asked his team to play with pride. "It was a tough game for us. We're playing for the sweat equity we've put in for 82 games". For the Cavaliers in Game 4...

May 22 2017

Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

Zverev has just dropped one set so far, in the Semi-finals against John Isner, which was also his only real test so far and also defeated the likes of Milos Raonic and Fa...

May 22 2017

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

His four-round total of 10-under-par 278 topped Ian Poulter (71) and Louis Oosthuizen (73) by three shots and earned the South Korean his second PGA Tour title and the ...

May 22 2017

Pollard, Simmons fail to shine in Mumbai IPL triumph

Mumbai Indians also became the first team to win the IPL Trophy for the third time in the last 10 seasons. Pune had beaten Mumbai thrice this season and they hoped to c...

May 22 2017

Second athlete in a week disciplined for apparent homophobic slur

They still have Pekka Rinne in net. The hometown team is now just one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final. "Our fans have been great all playoffs", sai...

May 22 2017

Josh Harrop: 'Manchester United was a dream moment'

Duncan Edwards was 16 years and 185 days when he made his debut in 1953. The England Under-20 worldwide became United's 100th different goalscorer in the Premier League...

May 22 2017

Keisuke Honda confirms AC Milan exit after difficult campaign

Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda has confirmed his departure from fallen Serie A giants AC Milan at the end of the season, Kyodo news agency reported. "I'm going to leave...

May 22 2017

Yaya Toure's agent 'knows nothing' about reported Man City contract extension

After dominating before the interval the hosts were hanging on at times in the second half and Mahrez had the chance to rescue a deserved point for last season's champion...

May 22 2017

Youth movement sees Man United finish campaign with win

Crystal Palace avoided a nerve-ridden final day of the season by beating Hull last weekend to guarantee their place in next season's Premier League . We had a go in the ...

May 22 2017

Wenger hails striking options at Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side have consigned their wobbles to the pages of history and are intent on chasing down what had appeared an unlikely Champions Le...

May 22 2017

Jose Mourinho to deny Wayne Rooney Manchester United send-off against Crystal Palace

Jose Mourinho fielded a string of youngsters against the Eagles to keep his first-team stars fresh for Wednesday's Europa League final. 'We will have Demetri Mitchell, M...

May 22 2017

Sanchez became a better player at Arsenal, Wenger insists

Three points are a must if we have any chance of scraping that top four spot, with Liverpool not playing their final game until Saturday, when we play Everton, also at ho...

May 22 2017

Sharapova says she will 'rise up again' following French Open snub

In an unexpected move, especially as the French Open is already without pregnant Serena Williams and resting Roger Federer, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) took a mora...

May 22 2017

Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

Sebastien Bourdais pulls out of the pits to hit the track during Indianapolis 500 practice. Less than three hours before Sunday's pole shootout began, Honda engineer...