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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: PSG close in on £61m Borussia Dortmund ace


The Gabon worldwide won the Bundesliga Top Goalscorer award last month after a brace on the final day of the campaign saw him overtake Bayern München ace Robert Lewandowski to finish on 31 goals - and 40 in all competitions. The striker scored what turned out to be the winning goal of that final - a 67th minute penalty. Aubameyang has since flourished into one of the most lethal goalscorers on the planet and is coveted by nearly every big club. Read More »

Juventus fans in near-stampede in Turin after Champions League match


Videos online show panicked fans running from San Carlo piazza, where a screen was showing the match with Real Madrid . After the railing fell, some people shouted "bomb" which caused panic among the crowd. At a certain point, hundreds ran in a near-stampede from the square's center. That was enough to trigger a stampede out of the city's Piazza San Carlo, in which the injuries occurred. Read More »

Preds Beat Penguins 5-1, Trail Cup Final 2-1

His slap shot from the right faceoff circle beat Matt Murray for his sixth goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, most among National Hockey League defensemen. Ian Cole shot from the point, and Guentzel beat Rinne for his 13th goal of the playoffs, one short of the postseason record for a rookie. "We've got to find a way to raise that level of desperation and be better all over the ice, so hopefully a game like this is something that's a hard lesson". Read More »

Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

Italian powerhouse Juventus quickly responded two minutes later when Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic executed an acrobatic volley to equalize. Madrid beat Juve 4-1 in Cardiff on Saturday, the Portugal global getting his side's opener after 20 minutes and later scoring their third after 64. Read More »

Sri Lanka bowl in SAfrica Champions Trophy

In reply captain Tharanga (57 off 69) and Niroshan Dickwella (41 off 33) made it look easy. It made one wonder where the next wicket would come from, but against the run of play, Sri Lanka got two in two overs. First De Villiers leapt with ideal timing to catch Kusal Mendis at short midwicket with one hand just as the ball seemed to have cleared him. ICC match referee David Boon ruled that Sri Lanka were four overs short of their target when time allowances were taken into ... Read More »

Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli Turns Into Leg Spinner?


India took the unusual move of advertising Kumble's job just before the start of the Champions Trophy , a destabilising move that has incredulously been passed off as due process, and a split with Kohli has been mooted as the root cause. Read More »

Ronaldo beats Messi to Champions League top scorer award

After a steal created by Marcelo , Real Madrid had a break away opportunity. The second half has started, it was 1-1 at half time. Ronaldo who is Real Madrid's all-time leading goal scorer has however received backlash from fans this season at the Bernabeu and as finally voiced his frustration. Read More »

Ronaldo does it again for Real Madrid

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos raises the trophy after the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff , Wales Saturday June 3, 2017 . "In the second, we have seen the best Madrid of the season". Leonardo Bonucci's weighted pass from deep was perfectly volleyed into the penalty area by Alex Sandro. Read More »

Captain Virat Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy


Kohli was thankful for the learning curve, but admitted the circumstances leading to Royal Challengers' last-place finish were freakish. "The tournament is being played in Ramazan and it's a good opportunity for us to give the nation an Eid gift by winning the tournament", he said. Read More »

After warm-up wins, India ready to defend Champions Trophy title

India are placed in Group B along with Pakistan , South Africa and Sri Lanka , and will start their campaign on June 4 against arch-rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston. Laxman praised the Indian batsmen for showing the temperament and skills in English conditions. I guess the likes of captain and coach are watching me bat, and (for them) seeing where I stand is very important. Read More »

Raiders members share reactions, predictions on NBA Finals

Not the Jordan/LeBron thing again, just make it stop. I don't know about that. "They're going to come in and play more physical". The Warriors are unbeaten in these playoffs and Curry leads them in scoring at 28.5 points per game . I'm not even mad, Cleveland . The definition of "basketball IQ" is a team that understands the reasons why it wins. Golden State finished ahead, 113-91, but the game was wider than the final score indicated. Read More »

Celtics fail to stop Cavs


Late in the 4th, Jaylen Brown took a rough fall, and the Cavaliers on the court came over to offer him a hand and help him up, only for their hands to be swatted away and them to look back in shock and awe. Cavaliers: James has scored 30 or more points in 11 of Cleveland's 13 games this postseason. The Celtics assist-turnover ratio ranked third in the National Basketball Association during the regular season, at 1.902 (that's 1.9 assists per turnover). Read More »

French Open day seven snapshot

It was tough for Del Potro to accept having given so much to what the Eurosport pundit John McEnroe described as one of the best he has witnessed, but in that moment the match was nearly won and lost. With the year's second Grand Slam in progress, another one exactly one month away, and a third to begin in less than three months, Murray is raising his level to the tune an impressive first week at the French Open . Read More »

Zidane half-time talk was key to victory, says Ronaldo

Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League with an emphatic 4-1 victory over Juventus on Saturday. Ronaldo's first goal made the Portuguese star the first player to score in three finals but it was cancelled out by what some are describing as one of the great European Cup final goals. Read More »

Criminal expert: Tiger Woods made mistake issuing statement


Woods failed his sobriety test but blew 0.0 on a Breathalyzer, later explaining an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine he had taken following back surgery five weeks ago. He also agreed to a urine test. He apologised to his family, friends and fans, adding he would "do everything" in his power "to ensure this never happens again". Read More »

Rihanna in Matthew Adams Dolan at the NBA Finals Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Stephen Curry spoke up, just in case his Golden State Warriors needed another reminder from their MVP and leader. Just as they did this time a year ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in a 1-0 hole in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end


With the Oakland Raiders just across the bay from where the Golden State Warriors play their home games , it's only natural that numerous team's players have shown up in support of their fellow Bay Area team. "The onus is definitely on us", Love said. Both teams entered Thursday's game with more than a week of rest. Here's hoping the game is entertaining enough that we're not forced to pay attention to a celebrity on the sideline. Read More »

Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

Forget about the action on the court during Thursday night's opening game of the NBA Finals , did you catch what Rihanna was up to? "The best thing was just our defensive presence and effort for 48 minutes". And then Golden State added Durant as a free agent July 4. Got to be better, I watched the film see what I could do, got to be more energy. Durant and Curry combined for 66 points and 18 assists, moving the Warriors three straight wins from becoming the first team to go unbeaten ... Read More »

Cavaliers need heart, pride, fewer mistakes in Finals

So they're doing a good job of trying to keep him off the glass, and we got to find other ways to get offensive rebounds like we did tonight". LeBron James was asked what stood out to him most about the Warriors after the Cavs' lopsided loss in Game 1 of the Finals. Read More »

Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match


An injured Juventus fan cries at the end of the Champions League final in Turin's San Carlo square. A seven-year-old boy is reported to be in critical condition in hospital with head and chest injuries. Afterwards shoes and bags littered the ground, while people were seen limping and searching desperately for friends and relatives, according to a witness. Read More »

Rain delay at French Open

In terms of prestige and importance, this was Murray's finest performance since he toppled Djokovic to relinquish the Serbian of the number one position at the World Tour finals at London's O2 last November. Having twice stopped his opponent from taking the opening set, Stan Wawrinka dispatched Fabio Fognini like a gentle breeze does humidity, winning 7-6, 6-0, 6-2 to advance. Read More »

We were powerless to resist Real firepower, says Allegri

Cristiano Ronaldo was able to look back on "an wonderful season - again" having helped Real Madrid to back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles and been voted man of the match after becoming the first player to score in three finals. "Buffon will still be goalie next season and Barzagli with be with us for another year. It's one more record, these players deserved it and I did as well because I scored two goals and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League". Read More »

Cavs focus on improving physicality for Game 2

The Golden State Warriors know they must contend with a "monster" on the Cleveland Cavaliers' frontline. Let's clear up a misconception: Golden State's biggest undoing on the way to blowing that 3-1 lead in last season's NBA Finals was not Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension for connecting with LeBron James' midsection. Read More »