Thursday, 22 June 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Furious Bryce Harper Charges Mound In Bench-Clearing Memorial Day Brawl

Here's the video. Strickland hit Harper in the hip with a fastball, and Harper charged the mound. Harper and Strickland were both ejected from the game. "Well I mean after it happened, I kind of saw Harper point", Posey told reporters, via KNBR.com. The two teams still have to face off in two more matches, so here's hoping we get a round three. Read More »

Phil Mickelson to miss US Open due to family commitment

perth_map

Open to attend his oldest daughter's high school graduation. A report in the New York Times quoted Mickelson as saying: "As I look back on life, this is a moment I'll always cherish and be glad I was present". In 2013, Mickelson flew to Amanda's eighth-grade graduation ceremony on the eve of the opening round of that year's tournament. "There's no sense in withdrawing today but I want the alternate to know", Mickelson said, still holding out a glimmer of hope he will be able to play. Read More »

Champions League final - Juventus v Real Madrid

Ronaldo is already regarded as one of the finest players ever to grace this competition , and indeed in the history of the game as a whole after a tremendous career. Some observers have suggested Juventus will adopt a cautious approach to blunt Real's attacking weapons but Zidane feels that the repeat of the 1998 final, which Real won 1-0, will be an open and entertaining affair. Read More »

Penguins pulverize Senators to take 3-2 series lead

You can't change what's happened in the past", said Anderson, asked when he put Sunday's 7-0 loss in Game 5 behind him. The Penguins suddenly have three lines operating at full power once more with Sidney Crosby returning to form (two goals, two assists in his last two games), Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel firing effectively in tandem and the just-united trio of Nick Bonino , Carter Rowney and Bryan Rust spurring three goals in Game 5. Read More »

Real Madrid thumps Juventus in Champions League Final

Juventus started the brighter and Mario Mandzukic's overhead kick will live long in the memory, but Ronaldo's brace along with efforts from Casemiro and Marco Asensio left Real celebrating a comfortable 4-1 win. They came away as losers for the seventh time in nine European Cup finals having also lost to Barcelona in 2015. Zinedine Zidane's side continued to pile on the pressure as the second half wore on and were rewarded when Casemiro's hit from the edge of the area took a big ... Read More »

Tigers take out White Sox again

perth_map

It was a far cry from Gonzalez's first start against Detroit on April 30, which resulted in him giving up seven runs (six earned) on 14 hits in six frames. Mahtook made it 3-0 in the second with a home run over the bullpens in left-center. Chicago is 0-6 in their last 6 road games and 9-25 in their last 34 road games against a team with a losing record while the over is 7-2-1 in their last 10 division matchups. Read More »

Mario Mandzukic's mind-blowing scissor kick goal against Real Madrid in UCL final

Although it was Real who opened the scoring through the clinical Ronaldo, the first half belonged to Juventus and, specifically, Mario Mandzukic, whose stunning overhead strike leveled the match for the Italians. "We played against a team that had only conceded three goals and we scored four". Ronaldo's effort was eclipsed seven minutes later by one of the all-time great final goals. Read More »

Real Madrid win Champions League final, defeating Juventus 4

Madrid have won the Champions League three times in the last four years and their French forward Karim Benzema said: "It's wonderful, to win one, then two, then three!" - Spanish champions Real Madrid won a record extending 12th European Cup by adding to their wins in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, and 2016. Read More »

England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in opener

perth_map

The opening match of the Champions Trophy against the same opponents at The Oval on Thursday (June 1), their first meeting in the competition since 2000, is likely to herald the start of an altogether better effort. Google captures the colour and the fun of the tournament in what it has described as its smallest interactive Doodle ever, which involves a team of crickets setting up their own wickets for a game of pest cricket. Read More »

Real Madrid beat Juventus to win Champions League for record 12th time

Juve had been bidding to complete a Treble of Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League successes and Allegri said they could still reflect on their season with pride. Cuadrado, who had come on in the 66th minute, was dismissed six minutes from the end after picking up a second yellow card for a push on Sergio Ramos. Read More »

Police Release Video Of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest

perth_map

Open. The Mercedes, which still had its engine running, brake lights on and right indicator flashing, was said to have sustained "fresh damage". Police ask him where he is coming from and he responds with "L.A". The report notes that Woods was "cooperative", but described him as "sluggish, sleepy, unable to walk alone". He was released after a three-hour stint in county jail Monday morning and is due in court July 5. Read More »

Jack Nicklaus says he feels bad for Tiger Woods

The affidavit says Woods told police that he was on four prescription medications: Solarex, Vicodin (an opioid pain medication), Torix (an anti-inflammatory drug) and Vioxx. At one point he indicated he was returning from a golf trip in Los Angeles, the report said. Woods was once ranked the number one golfer in the world , but in the last few years health troubles set him back to today's ranking of 876. Read More »

United to fight hard to hold onto De Gea

Manchester United have faced regular speculation over De Gea's future in recent years, with Real Madrid tipped as his destination. Sky Sports were among many media outlets suggesting a world record fee for a keeper had been offered by Real Madrid to lure De Gea out of Old Trafford, just hours after United insisted they were confident of keeping the Spaniard heading into next season. Read More »

Police warn of Cardiff city centre congestion ahead of Champions League final

perth_map

Di Stefano scored in five straight European Cup wins between 1956 and 1960. Bale has declared himself fit for Real Madrid's showdown with Juventus at the National Stadium of Wales after a calf problem. We will have in the region of 2,000 police officer deployments across Cardiff , with every officer fully aware of the huge task ahead and committed to ensuring residents and visitors to the capital have a safe and enjoyable experience. Read More »

Champions League final: I am not a Galactico - Cristiano Ronaldo

The 34-year-old Alves, the sharp right back who joined Juventus from Barcelona this season, will be seeking his fourth trophy in Europe's top club competition. Dybala has thrived since Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri changed the team's formation to accommodate their attacking talents. Juventus can become the eighth European club to have completed the Treble and the second from Italy, after Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan in 2010. Read More »

Sailing - Oracle Team USA beat New Zealand, win America's Cup qualifier

perth_map

We had to gybe away and we had a systems failure, which means we couldn't control our daggerboard properly. "You just look at the performance numbers we do every day we get quicker and quicker". So if the Kiwis beat Oracle on Saturday and eventually reach the match, it will start with a one-point advantage. One challenger will be eliminated by Saturday. Read More »

Andy Murray battles past Juan Martin Del Potro

He's not easy to play against, because he can generate power from, you know, very defensive positions. Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. The Frenchwoman flummoxed the Polish ninth seed with a display that delighted the home crowd, and signalled a palpable belief in her ability to go much further here. Read More »

PBT Podcast: NBA Finals preview with Dan Feldman

All seem to agree on the Golden State Warriors winning. Now 5 years later and with two different clubs, both superstars are back in the finals , Durant still seeking his first title and James again blocking the path. Golden State won the 2015 series , 4-2, and Cleveland won the 2016 series , 4-3. He's part of a revamped center position along with fellow newcomers Javale McGee and David West. Read More »

Golden State expects to face Cleveland

perth_map

Kevin Durant scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili walked off the AT&T Center court for perhaps the final time in his brilliant career on Monday, showered with cheers from the home crowd and respect from both teams . Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Kane Williamson's superb ton gives New Zealand edge

Two former winners of ICC Champions Trophy Champions Australia and New Zealand will take on each other in a likely thriller at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham on Friday. John Hastings (2-69) provided some respite with the wicket of Ronchi with Glenn Maxwell taking his second catch. Handed a draw in their opening Champions Trophy clash after rain intervened, Australia was looking vulnerable with Kane Williamson hitting a ton as the Kiwis posted an impressive total ... Read More »

Win Champions League title for me, Andrea Pirlo tells Juventus

It also happened to be Ronaldo's 600th career goal for club and country. For the first time since 2009 - Manchester United the holders, Barcelona becoming THAT team - the showpiece event in club football was played by two sides with genuine claims to being Europe's premier performers. Read More »

Murray Sets up Del Potro Blockbuster, Kyrgios Stunned

In a moment of peak sportsmanship, the Argentine rushed to the side of a weeping Nicolas Almagro during their second round match on Thursday, where the Spaniard hurt is knee and was forced to retire at 3-6, 6-3, 1-1. "The second and third set was not easy, but I was ready with my game at the important moments when I needed, and it worked really good". "What I like, especially when I play in Grand Slam tournaments, is that momentum where match after match you not only play consistently but ... Read More »

Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

perth_map

As such, they will take a bonus point with them into the best-of-13 Cup Match, effectively the regatta final, later in the month. Letting the defender sail against the challengers has made it "way more compelling and let's face it, there's something worth fighting for", Spithill said. Read More »