Stories about Sport

Jun 01 2018

Serena shows plenty of fight to subdue Barty

In 2016, Nadal withdrew with an injured left wrist after a pair of easy victories, then claimed every set he played past year en route to the trophy. "I've got try harder...

Jun 01 2018

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero CLEARED to play at World Cup

The sample was taken after Peru's World Cup qualifier against Argentina and Guerrero - who insisted the positive test was the result of drinking contaminated tea - was in...

Jun 01 2018

Cavaliers’ Finals date with Warriors doesn’t look so hot

The Warriors got the nod from 24 of 24 ESPN experts; 15 envision a five-game series and one sees a sweep. That will be the focus of our series keys - of course, with ...

Jun 01 2018

New doco alleges England match-fixing plot

Mendis says other ways to fool pitch inspectors sent to every worldwide match by the sport's governing body, the global Cricket Council, include watering the pitch for ...

May 31 2018

How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy'

She now calls her bulging biceps her "weapons" and her "machine". Having been off the tour to give birth to daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian in September, many in th...

May 31 2018

Kevin Love clears concussion protocol, will start Game 1 on Thursday night

Golden State are the favourites and undoubtedly boast the stronger roster with four All-Stars and three top-tier shooters in Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Curry him...

May 31 2018

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving underwent surgery for deviated septum

The Celtics and Cavaliers will battle it out in what is expected to be a gripping Game 7 at the TD Garden with the victor progressing to the NBA Finals. "But in this ...

May 31 2018

The doctor is in: Chiefs OL Duvernay-Tardif graduates from med school

He said he will graduate from McGill University's medical school in Montreal on Tuesday. His achievement is seven years in the making, as he was a few credits short of ...

May 31 2018

Zidane departs Real Madrid

If I don't think that we can keep winning then it's time. It has been an honor to learn and win by your side. He walked out of the field clutching onto his shoulder as qu...

May 31 2018

Rafael Nadal is the biggest men's grand-slam favourite in years

During the Spaniard's first-round match against Simone Bolleli at the French Open , he passed the net on a changeover when a boy was caught gazing at him. Serena William...

May 31 2018

Zidane seems set to clarify Real Madrid position after calling press conference

Madrid's third-place LaLiga finish is likely the major factor in Zidane's departure, as Los Blancos ended the season 17 points adrift of bitter rivals and champions Ba...

May 31 2018

Siya Kolisi to lead Springboks against England

The 26-year-old will not be considered for Saturday's worldwide against Wales in Washington, however, with his Super Rugby franchise team mate Pieter-Steph du Toit wear...

May 31 2018

Maurizio Sarri may cost Chelsea £7m

But Chelsea have been stalling over the £7m release clause they would have to pay Napoli to acquire Sarri's signature, with their deal now believed to be on the brink...

May 31 2018

Zidane bids farewell to Madrid after Champions League championship

While it is not yet known where Zidane will go after his spell, it has emerged that Arsene Wenger is the strong favourite to replace him. " I will still be close to the...

May 31 2018

Man Utd target Bale willing to take pay-cut for Spurs return

After securing their third title in a row the pair spoke about leaving the European champions in the summer window. The Wales worldwide came off the bench to score a br...

May 31 2018

Browns' Damarious Randall could lose millions if Cavs win NBA Finals

On Wednesday, Randall was back at it again. Though some fans understood Randall has no obligation to root for the Cleveland teams, others were not pleased. "I don't thi...

May 31 2018

Eller, Holtby shine as Capitals even Stanley Cup Final with Knights

When Mark Davis made a decision to move the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, it was met with an incredible outcry from the team's faithful in the Bay Area. "I think everybod...

May 31 2018

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate during Lords Test

Realistically, after being previously outplayed in every department, the best outcome for the hosts is surely still only respectability - but following a determined 68 to...

May 31 2018

Balotelli helps Italy to victory on return

Russian Federation will face Saudi Arabia in the 2018 World Cup opener on June 14, so ex-Zenit St Petersburg boss Mancini was asked about that game. With Italy lookin...

May 31 2018

Froome wins Giro d'Italia for Grand Tour treble

Miguel Angel Lopez, from Colombia, finished third overall. "I've got an absolute clear conscience when it comes to that", he added. "The manner that he won this race wa...