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Antonio Conte reveals Chelsea's squad overhaul plans for this summer

Chelsea only managed to get into their usual rhythm in the second half, but that was cut short when Victor Moses received a second booking for simulation in the 68th minute. The midfielder, 30, was on the bench before being brought on in the 61st minute as Chelsea lost 2-1 at Wembley . Mertesacker showed a mixture of composure, strength and leadership to patrol Arsenal's back three in his first start of the campaign. Read More »

'Mr Arsenal' Wenger backed to win another Premier League title by Iwobi


Alex Iwobi has backed Arsene Wenger to win the Premier League again and says the entire Arsenal squad is desperate to help him do so. I still have two or three years left on my contract. The striker continues to hit the goal trail for France, however, and netted his first global hat-trick in Friday's 5-0 win over Paraguay. The lanky striker, who excelled in a substitute role this season, added that he aims to win the league title with the Gunners. Read More »

We are looking to maintain our record against India: Sarfraz

We have seen that in South Africa. Former England batsman Ian Bell has tipped Jason Roy to do "huge damage" to visiting bowling attacks when the Champions Trophy begins next month. "Hopefully these two practice games [against New Zealand and Bangladesh] will give me an indication about how well I go in this tournament, and how well my variations will come to fore", said Ashwin who collected his Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award from Sunil Gavaskar here on Wednesday. Read More »

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Durant's scoring has taken pressure off Stephen Curry and allowed the Warriors to withstand Cleveland runs so well that they haven't trailed after the first quarter in either game. There is a sign posted on the wall inside the Golden State Warriors locker room, high above the corner stall belonging to Kevin Durant . We love his presence. Read More »

Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) laid the platform for a big total with an opening stand of 136. Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh celebrates scoring half century as India Capain Virat Kohli looks on. All-rounder Hardik Pandya smashed three sixes at the start of his team's last over, as India let rip to reach 319-3 from 48 overs, after being put into bat at a rain-hit Edgbaston, which had nearly 25,000 spectators. Read More »

LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

Golden State converted the turnovers and offensive rebounds into 39 points, allowing the Warriors to pull away despite shooting just 42.5 percent. And the Warriors have 13 turnovers already, which the Cavs have turned into 17 points. Kerr's picture was shown on the videoboard as the fans stood and cheered. And it was James who led last year's Cavs' comeback, willing his team to find the strength and toughness to prevail in a seven-game slugfest. Read More »

Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League


But I always knew really because I'd only been training for five days with the team and I was really lucky to be involved, to be honest. After taking the lead through Ronaldo , Madrid were rocked back on their heels by Mario Mandzukic's stunning overhead kick equaliser before the interval. Read More »

Why Curry, Durant, Warriors make everything look easy against Cavs


Kevin Love scored 27 points for Cleveland while Kyrie Irving added 19. That matched the post-season winning streak of ice hockey's 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins - the best in the four biggest U.S. Despite the Cleveland Cavaliers' 22-point loss in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the betting public in Las Vegas still has plenty of faith in the underdog Cavs. Read More »

Italian fans hurt in Turin square stampede


The vast majority of fans left the square after the alarm and only a few remained until the end of the Champions League final in Cardiff , in which Real Madrid beat Juventus, the Italian football club, 4-1. "It sparked a panic". The source of the sound was not known but ANSA said it may have been a firecracker. Bloodied and injured people were seen being carried from the packed zone in San Carlo Square. Read More »

Arkansas-ORU set to start at 4:55


Arkansas and Missouri State had a game for the ages but a majority of the country wasn't awake to see it. Jax Biggers started the scoring in the home half of eighth with a RBI single to right that tied the game at 8-8 then Dominic Fletcher gave the Razorbacks the lead as he scored on a wild pitch. Read More »

It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith

As a result, Australia were set a revised target of 235 to win in 33 overs. Skipper Kane Williamson (100 off 97 balls) scored a blistering century to help his side post a formidable target. The day began well enough with New Zealand batting first after winning the toss, a counter-intuitive act in these days of bruising hitters but not for them. Read More »

Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial


Even with a bogey on the final hole, Dufner had a 7-under 65 for his best score Thursday at Muirfield Village, giving him a tie for the lead with David Lingmerth . I've had mid-60 rounds and some 68s. "Maybe the experience of being here five or six years now helped me out". Jordan Spieth , one shot behind Dufner after the opening round, was among those playing in the afternoon. Read More »

South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic


She's making only her sixth start of the season after an injury when she fell down stairs. Reaching the top of the rankings, which evaluate a player's performance over a rolling two-year period, was reward for Ariya's consistency and an outstanding 2016, when she was named LPGA Player of the Year. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : Australia vs New Zealand match abandoned


Likewise, Australia have been completely dominant over New Zealand as in four ICC Champions Trophy matches between them, all of them were won by the former. With the ball there, they came and bowled aggressively. But he was then run out going for a sharp single by Moises Henriques´s throw to Cummins. The day began well enough with New Zealand batting first after winning the toss, a counter-intuitive act in these days of bruising hitters but not for them. Read More »

India savours 'Mother of all Mismatches' against Pakistan


Pakistan bowled a couple of tidy overs to get back into the game, wickets were still not coming, however, when the rains stopped the game for the second time, India had reached to 173/1 in 33.1 overs. "We were in control for 40 overs but we lost the plot in the last eight overs", Sarfraz admitted. The battle between these two teams in the main events is priceless to watch as there will be more word exchanges and rivalries. Read More »

By the numbers at the NBA Finals

Police are investigating the vandalism, which occurred on the eve of the NBA Finals . As he and the Cavaliers got ready to face the Warriors in Game 1 on Thursday night, James was handling a topic normally discussed in other forums. James called the Golden State All-Star might “beastly.” He was quick to add he likes their chances. He has won the MVP three times in his career, including past year. Read More »

Twitter reacts to LeBron James skipping Game 2 podium press conference

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addressed the media prior to Game 2 of the NBA Finals and announced that he will be on the bench for the first time in more than six weeks. Curry seized command in the third quarter with 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors stretched a 67-64 half-time lead to 102-88 entering the fourth quarter, a margin no finals team had squandered so late to lose since 1992. Read More »

I feel ready for Champions Trophy now: Dinesh Karthik


Plunkett added Sabbir Rahman's wicket in the last over to finish with a team-best 4-59. He said he was under no pressure and was looking forward to all the big matches. You will see a fighting team", he said. "I saw this game (against Bangladesh ) as an opportunity to showcase my skill and it was nice to get some time in the middle". Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2

Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year back on the bench after a six-week absence, Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship. Kerr explained why he was stepping away from the team during the Portland series . Cavs forward Kevin Love grabbed 21 rebounds in the opener and will be a key body inside. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

James said. "So if we don't defend court, what happens?" "Just having a guy that has been here, done that before, has so much confidence in everything that we do and walks the walk, allows us to be ourselves and be confident in approaching game two". Read More »

NASCAR Charlotte 2017 results: Austin Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600

Call it whatever you want it. Austin Dillon calls it a win. The Coca-Cola 600 was on its way to becoming the Martin Truex Jr . Dangling in front of Johnson with two laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the possible victory was ripped away when fuel tank sputtered off Turn 2. Read More »

WRAPUP 1-HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Highlights of French Open seventh day

Del Potro, who beat Murray the last time they met at the Davis Cup in September past year, was struggling with a groin injury sustained in his last match but broke serve just three games in to take a 3-1 lead. Steady rain in Paris interrupted play at 1510 and organisers said that the players would not be called back before 1600. "But it was an important first set for a number of reasons, but the conditions today were very heavy and tough, not easy to come back from". Read More »

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout


Golden State's other Splash Brother has made far more brick sounds than swishes so far this postseason but its work on the defensive end that has stood out most and been a major factor in the Warriors leading Cleveland 1-0 in the NBA Finals after three straight series sweeps to open the postseason. Read More »