• New Zealand win America's Cup
New Zealand win America's Cup

Team New Zealand skipper Glenn Ashby , the sole remaining member of the 2013 crew, said it was "absolutely unbelievable" to finally win back the Auld Mug. As the silver trophy was passed around, some team members poured champagne into it and took swigs. There could be a healthy spike in the number of apprentice boatbuilders coming forward after ...

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  • Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals
Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals

The most-capped player in the squad - the Mexico game was his 101st worldwide appearance - Akinfeev's bulletproof consistency in the Russian Premier League has kept him the undisputed national-team No. All Whites coach Anthony Hudson at the Confederations Cup 2017. Federation Internationale de Football Association said that the entire squad ...

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

The tournament's other Grand Slam victor, Muguruza, reached the semifinals for only her third time this year and the first on grass since reaching the final of Wimbledon almost two years ago. She then chose to make her return to the tennis court 12 months ago at the 50k ITF tournament in Eastbourne where she managed to reach the semi-finals.

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  • London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: authorities
London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: authorities

Asif Hussain said: "When they rang the number that was written on the letter even as late as 12.30, they weren't told, they didn't know where they were going, they had to pack their bags, get ready to go but they didn't know where". An in-depth look at the causes of the Grenfell Tower blaze by the New York Times detailed how in the United Kingdom...

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  • Kohli: We all respect Kumble's decision
Kohli: We all respect Kumble's decision

With the team already over the Atlantic and on their way to an ODI series in the Caribbean, Kumble announced that he had lost interest in staying in the job. However, it looks like the coast is clear for Kohli-favorite Ravi Shastri to make a comeback as coach. Kumble explained his decision to step down owing to the skipper's reservations about...

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  • Eight-time champion Federer to face Zverev in Halle final
Eight-time champion Federer to face Zverev in Halle final

The 66th-ranked Sugita was no match for his illustrious opponent, although he did avoid a second-set bagel by breaking when Federer served for the match. "It was all a little uncertain because I don't know him that well", said Federer . The Basilea idol obtained a 66 percent of effectiveness with his first serve, gaining 71 percent of almost all...

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

Can the Kansas City Royals stay hot when they host the Toronto Blue Jays once again today at 2:15PM ET? The Blue Jays scored two runs on one hit, a hit batter and a wild pitch in the fourth inning. It was even double-take worthy, at least how ex-Royals Morales (hit by a pitch) lumbered around the bases - you can time the guy with an hourglass r...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totalling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Mexico's Hector Moreno , right, celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's second goal during the 2017during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena,...

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia
Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Another opportunity for the Real Madrid man was handed to him from Andre Gomes , whose surge to the byline ended in a clipped pass to his teammate, who sent his header wide. Oribe Peralta completed Mexico's comeback in the 72nd minute, meeting Javier Quino's cutback and sweeping a shot past goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic.

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  • Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft
Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

It will last through Tuesday. They'll announce the team during the NHL Awards on Wednesday, June 21st but rumblings have already begun on who will be on the initial roster. The unprotected list includes players eligible to become restricted or unrestricted free agents, which the Golden Knights have the option to sign over the next three days.

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  • Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP
Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Wayne Gretzky is the youngest player to win the Hart. Bergeron also claimed the trophy in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Lastly, thanks to an overwhelming amount of votes from the Professional Hockey Writers Association, McDavid took home the Hart Memorial Trophy, given to the NHL's most valuable player.

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  • Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title
Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Koepka said Sunday he had been determined not to let his latest opportunity slip away. You could hit it far and the fairways were generous enough. "I was striking it unbelievably, my speed control [on the greens] was great, and I was fighting the ball".

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  • Olympic champions begin Hockey World League semi-final campaign with narrow win
Olympic champions begin Hockey World League semi-final campaign with narrow win

India have been an improved side under the guidance of master tactician Roelant Oltmans , who is the present coach of the Indian team . The fact that Indians fancy their chances despite missing out on some experienced and top-flight names like goalkeeper and skipper, PR Sreejesh and Rupinder Pal Singh, and midfielder SK Uthappa, indicates that...

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  • Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft
Hurricanes release protected list for National Hockey League expansion draft

The Golden Knights and General Manager George McPhee now have a three-day window to build their team from the list of players exposed and also make deals with other National Hockey League teams involving those players. Their struggles never subsided and the club was moved to Winnipeg less than 12 years after the first game in October 1999. As int...

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  • Complacency is not to blame for exit - Morgan
Complacency is not to blame for exit - Morgan

After England's semifinal loss to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy yesterday (June 14), it is hard to find much comfort from a desperate performance made all the more dispiriting because an in-form England team, which had a very real chance of winning the whole tournament, bombed when it mattered most.

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  • Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat
Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat

Martinez first experienced the symptoms late in the game on Thursday against the Rays , and on Friday he underwent testing. Ausmus planned to call Martinez after Sunday's game to check in before the Tigers left on the week-long road trip to Seattle and San Diego.

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  • Paul George, mum on future, urges Pacers to sign better players
Paul George, mum on future, urges Pacers to sign better players

Draft night is routinely one of the busiest in the National Basketball Association, with teams scrambling to send in their picks and also negotiating potential swaps with their fellow squads. They would have to fill out the roster with players on minimum contracts or trade one (or two) of their young talents for multiple players in return, but Los ...

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  • Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda
Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

Oracle USA skipper, Jimmy Spithill, an Australian, is trying to win his third straight America's Cup before he turns 38. New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling , 26, won both races against defending US champion Jimmy Spithill in an upset as the Kiwi team made a strong start in the first day of the first to seven competition.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

The Cavaliers had no problem scoring on the vaunted Warriors defense, posting a 111.6 offensive rating in the Finals, but it was on the other end of the floor where Cleveland struggled. For the Cavaliers, the main goal for next season is to ensure they become a better team to earn a ticket to the playoffs, dispose of their opponents from roun...

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  • Confederations Cup Preview: teams and star players
Confederations Cup Preview: teams and star players

On the other hand, Group B is composed of 2014 World Cup champions Germany, 2015 AFC Cup champions Australia, 2015 Copa America winners Chile and Cameroon, the 2017 Africa Cup Nations champions. Just six minutes in, a corner swung in and defender Viktor Vasin got his head to it, but he hit the inside of the post and failed to go in before Michael M...

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  • Justin Thomas powers into US Open contention with thrilling round
Justin Thomas powers into US Open contention with thrilling round

Oosthuizen, whose sole major title to date came at St Andrews in 2010, birdied the first, fourth, seventh and eighth to move to four under par, while 2015 victor Spieth had covered his first 11 holes in level par. "Jimmy is it any good?" "I didn't know (what eagle putt on 18 meant)". When we spoke to Justin Thomas earlier in 2017, he had alread...

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  • UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision
UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

This afternoon, UFC czar Dana White announced that Hughes was involved in a collision with a moving train near his home in IL. White told ESPN.com that Hughes suffered head trauma, but additional details about his condition weren't immediately available.

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  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Following their win against LeBron James' team in the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors refused to commit to whether or not they will visit US President Donald Trump in the White House . As Iguodala sees it, the Trump administration has made matters worse when it comes to the racial divide in America. What made them great: With ...

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  • Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years
Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant has a player option for next season and is also expected to return to the Warriors . "We're champions and we did it on our own floor". "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". The Warriors have been dubbed a super team...

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  • Pant, Kuldeep included for Windies tour; Rohit, Bumrah rested
Pant, Kuldeep included for Windies tour; Rohit, Bumrah rested

It had emerged that Virat Kohli and a few senior players were not happy with Kumble, which has necessitated the process. The Team India cricketers have already made their way through to the semifinal of the Champions Trophy, defeating the likes of Pakistan and South Africa.

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  • Conor McGregor Takes Dig At Floyd Mayweather's Age As Fight Rumors Fly
Conor McGregor Takes Dig At Floyd Mayweather's Age As Fight Rumors Fly

There should be no issues with either fighter receiving a license to box, and Bennett has already stated that his commission would have no problem approving a Mayweather-McGregor boxing match. McGregor is 21-3 in his professional fighting career (9-1 in the UFC) and has ascended to superstardom in the sport. The fight will be broadcast on Showtim...

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  • Premier League Fixture List Whets Appetites Ahead of Eagerly Awaited 2017/18 Season
Premier League Fixture List Whets Appetites Ahead of Eagerly Awaited 2017/18 Season

Chelsea will begin their title defence at home to Burnley when the 2017-18 Premier League season kicks off on the weekend of 12-13 August. Tottenham finish at home to Leicester , Manchester United host Watford , Manchester City are at Southampton and West Ham take on Everton .

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

But here's what happened. Green never left the floor after receiving his "second" tech and his explanation was that he knew it was his first of the game. He was there - in an interview room across the hall from the Warriors locker room at Quicken Loans Arena on Friday, about an hour after the Warriors' Game 4 loss to the Cavaliers to narrow the...

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  • Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges
Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

Upon pulling over the vehicle, police found a burning marijuana cigarette inside, police said. As the officers approached the auto, they smelled marijuana and the vehicle began to drive away. Telfair made the jump from Abraham Lincoln High School in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn straight to the NBA in 2004 as one of the country's most-...

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  • Iran celebrates as national team earns World Cup spot
Iran celebrates as national team earns World Cup spot

Iranian soccer fans applaud prior to start a qualifying match with Uzbekistan for 2018 Russia World Cup at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran , Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Thousands of Iranians spilled onto the streets after the match with impromptu street parties in Tehran and across the country as people danced, waved flags and honked vehicle horns.

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  • Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door
Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

Former NBA star, Dennis Rodman , is heading back to North Korea . The former National Basketball Association star had visited the country three times between 2013 and 2014. His trip came amid mounting tensions between the USA and the North over Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear and missile programs. The event soon became overshadowed by politi...

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  • AC Milan Sign Porto Striker Andre Silva
AC Milan Sign Porto Striker Andre Silva

The latest to join the Milanese revolution is FC Porto's Andre Silva , who is set for a €38 million to the San Siro. Portugal worldwide Silva - who has scored seven goals in eight global matches - netted 21 times in 41 appearances in all competitions for Porto in 2016-17.

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  • Sonia should apologise over Dikshit's 'gunda' remarks: BJP
Sonia should apologise over Dikshit's 'gunda' remarks: BJP

After Dikshit likened army chief Bipin Rawat to a "goon on the street", the BJP demanded his expulsion and an apology from Sonia Gandhi. Mr Gandhi added: "I want to make it clear that (for us) the Indian Army defends the country. He was reacting to General Rawat statement where he had said - "See, I am an Army officer, just anything can not aff...

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  • Pakistan victory sets up Champions Trophy semi-final against England
Pakistan victory sets up Champions Trophy semi-final against England

Pakistan won the toss and made a decision to bowl first. Sri Lanka had lost four wickets for six runs in 25 balls, leaving them with a Herculean task to post a competitive score and keep alive any realistic semi-final hopes. Chasing 237 to book a spot in the semi-finals, Pakistan were off to a solid start before quick wickets dented their pr...

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  • Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons charges
Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons charges

When Telfair and Thomas were spotted by police them, police stopped them after Telfair started driving without turning the car's headlights on. When first pulled over, police smelled what they believed to be marijuana before spotting a burning joint inside the truck, according to the Post.

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