Sport


Raiola says Donnarumma will meet with Milan amid confusion Raiola says Donnarumma will meet with Milan amid confusion
- June 26, 2017

His account was disabled soon after the message was posted, and Donnarumma returned to Twitter to announce it had been hacked, with Raiola also tweeting: "DONNARAIOLA x HATERS 1-0". The Italian goalkeeper took to social media earlier on today where he promised he would sit down with the Milan owners , but he has since rubbished the potential U-turn. (more...)
F1 in Baku: Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix F1 in Baku: Daniel Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix
- June 26, 2017

Sebastian Vettel was accused of deliberately driving into his title rival Lewis Hamilton as this year's Formula One championship burst into life during a dramatic Azerbaijan Grand Prix . I think I'll do that just with him and clear it and move on. I really hope that kids don't see that and think that is the right way. Vettel said he planned to phone Hamilton before the July 9 race. (more...)
Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead
- June 26, 2017

But he produced three back-to-back bodies on the 7th, 8th and 9th. But after taking a one-shot lead, Hoffman double-bogeyed par-3 16 and dropped a stroke behind Spieth. The last player to win in Cromwell in his first start was Phil Blackmar in 1985. Charley Hoffman (66) and Danny Lee (67) tied for third at 270. (more...)
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championships to rest Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championships to rest
- June 26, 2017

The 31-year-old Spaniard coasted to a record 10th French Open title, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned him a 15th Grand Slam crown. It is a slight blow to the tournament but the field is led by world number one Andy Murray , who is the defending champion and has won Queen's on five occasions. (more...)
Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race
- June 26, 2017

At least the chilled drink cooled him down, for when the race started at 5 p.m. local time the track temperature was still a roasting 53 degrees Celsius (127 Fahrenheit). Perez was seemingly forced out of the race as too was Raikkonen, whose right rear tire was completely shredded. By lap 40 of the 51, Ricciardo had the lead which he would not surrender. (more...)
Ainslie keeping firm hand on helm for next America's Cup tilt Ainslie keeping firm hand on helm for next America's Cup tilt
- June 26, 2017

Races seven and eight were scheduled for Sunday night (AEST). I think we showed today that we're a pretty tough bunch. After five days with no racing, both crews have been working to improve the performance of their space-age catamarans, with the pressure on the USA crew and their extensive design and technical team to pull something out of the hat. (more...)
Vegas GM McPhee surveying pool for expansion draft
- June 26, 2017

The NHL announced the available and protected lists for the 30 teams that will provide players to the Golden Knights in the draft, which will be announced on Wednesday night. Once he knows what trades he's making, the Golden Knights staff will really dig down on every expansion decision. By actually giving the Golden Knights a shot at getting legitimate NHL players, the league has created a buzz around expansion the likes of which it has never seen before. (more...)
South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter South Africa Beat England In A Thrilling T20 Encounter
- June 26, 2017

Morgan was rested for the final game of the three-match series in Cardiff on Sunday with the score tied at 1-1. Roy, who returned to form in the second game of the three-match series with a 45-ball 67, was found obstructing the field during England's chase of 175. (more...)
Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2 Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2
- June 26, 2017

Nicolino only lasted three innings in a loss to Washington in his last start and Lester can have Cy Young caliber stuff at times. Volquez loaded the bases twice, including in the second on three walks, but the Cubs came away with only one run in those chances. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo WINS the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Hamilton and Vettel collide
- June 26, 2017

Q1 lasted 18 minutes, and everybody used Pirelli's super soft slicks for the session. "Another street circuit is exciting for me as I really enjoy those types of tracks". The fastest 10 drivers who moved on to Q3 were: Hamilton , Bottas , Vettel , Verstappen , Raikkonen , Ricciardo , Stroll , Perez , Massa and Ocon . (more...)
Kevin Durant has last laugh with ring-topped cupcake hat Kevin Durant has last laugh with ring-topped cupcake hat
- June 26, 2017

That championship ring carries a lot of weight though, so the latest round of their spat has to go to Durant. After enduring a year's worth of taunts and ridicule, Kevin Durant appeared to finally achieve the peace he was looking for by winning his first National Basketball Association title with the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana
- June 26, 2017

While Andrews has yet to post any of her own photos from the wedding, she did give her 729,000 Instagram followers a peek of the Montana landscape near where she and Stoll, as well as their loved ones, spent the days leading up to the wedding. (more...)
Chile into Confederations Cup semis after draw with wasteful Australia Chile into Confederations Cup semis after draw with wasteful Australia
- June 26, 2017

The Australians took the lead in the 42nd minute when James Troisi delicately chipped the ball in after a pass from Robbie Kruse, and then went in pursuit of a second goal that could have seen them qualify at Chile's expense. Loew's young side has so far been convincing in Russian Federation. "Overall, I am very happy", said Loew. "He is a very refined player with incredible game intelligence and good orientation in space", said Germany boss Loew. (more...)
Jose Mourinho reps deny €3.3m tax fraud during Real Madrid reign
- June 26, 2017

The alleged irregularities were in relation to money the Portuguese star had in the Virgin Islands. Luis Figo says "nobody is indispensable" amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid . While Real Madrid may be reluctant to hand Ronaldo a new contract after he signed a fresh deal only last November, this may be the first sign that his desire to quit Spanish football this summer is not set in stone. (more...)
Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes on Tuesday
- June 26, 2017

Nor can the Lions , as they pause momentarily for breath after their 30-15 Test defeat at Eden Park , duck the perception that they were out-thought and outmuscled. They were coming onto the ball at pace. "We were looking to get the upper hand up front, but in fairness to them they got it today". The hosts won the collisions. (more...)
India sweep aside insipid South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals India sweep aside insipid South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
- June 26, 2017

Getting those runs on the benign Oval pitch was never going to be hard, nor were India in the mood to mess it up despite losing Rohit Sharma early. The opening partnership of 76 runs came off 17.3 overs. Opener Shikhar Dhawan continued his sparkling run and joined hands with Kohli to ace the comfortable chase. (more...)
Burling, Team New Zealand win Race 7 in America's Cup
- June 26, 2017

This is a rematch of the epic 2013 match on San Francisco Bay, when Team New Zealand , then led by Dean Barker , reached match point at 8-1 before Oracle rallied to win eight straight races in one of the greatest comebacks in sports to retain the Auld Mug. (more...)
Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup
- June 26, 2017

The Socceroos, Asian champions and thus the continent's representative at the eight-team World Cup dress rehearsal, were on the brink of an early exit on Thursday night after Cameroon's Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa put his side ahead on the stroke of half time . (more...)
Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America Scott Dixon claims 1st career IndyCar win at Road America
- June 26, 2017

From that standpoint, Sunday's win nearly seemed inevitable, especially given his propensity for second-half surges and the notion that he's the most accomplished driver of his generation, driving for a peak program in Chip Ganassi Racing. "It was just a insane race ", Ricciardo said. "Yeah we didn't even know if it was going to run", Dixon said. "We'll see how it goes tomorrow". Thanks to the crew; they had to change the whole fuel cell and everything at the front of the [motor]. (more...)
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
- June 26, 2017

Leishman's round wasn't as adventurous Spieth's, the Arnold Palmer Invitational victor notching 16 pars and two birdies for his second consecutive 68. Spieth, 23, will be joined in the final pairing by Weekley after the Floridian found birdies on the 11th, 13th, 15th, 17th and then 18th holes. Playing the par-4 18th as the first playoff hole, Spieth chipped in for birdie from the sand to earn his victory. (more...)