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Vettel rubbishes Hamilton claim that he is favoured over Raikkonen at Ferrari

Little bits and pieces which Mercedes's engineers have changed on the set-up of his vehicle, and the sister model of team-mate Valtteri Bottas after they were squashed by Ferrari in Monte Carlo. Raikkonen led the race until the pair swapped places at the pit stops, when Vettel stayed out longer and took advantage over the overcut. Kimi Raikkonen ( Ferrari ) - 67 points 5. Read More »

Penguins Dominate Nashville In The Steel City 6-0

He's just trying to hold me down", said Crosby . Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence in him. "I think when our team plays that way, we're at our very best". "I think they understand how these series go and how, from one game to the next, we have to reset the mindset and just be ready to play that game right in front of us". Read More »

Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning

It's been great to interrupt my Formula One season for a few weeks to learn the basics of IndyCar. McLaren belongs to the top and fighting for world championships. "That is all I can say right now". "So far, it hasn't worked". At least one of those options is an approach to Mercedes to use their engines on a customer basis next year. Read More »

Kimi: Don't make a big story out of practice

Garneau said efforts to fight sexual exploitation during the race week, which began in 2014, will also be stepped up. It was a new thing for me, but I felt competitive. Hamilton displaced Vettel after 21 minutes before Raikkonen delivered his lap in 1:12.935 seconds to take over on top. Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Mercedes 1:13.310 5. Read More »

Starc restricts Bangladesh to 182 at Oval

Australian frustration at The Oval was amplified given they appeared just four more overs away from securing an all-important two points. Shakib Al Hasan (29) was the only other batsman in the top seven to make double figures, the pair sharing a precious stand of 69 off 13.3 overs after coming together at 53-3 when Mushfiqur Rahim failed to review an lbw decision, unaware he'd got an inside edge. Read More »

Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'

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James played 46 minutes of Wednesday night's 48-minute affair. However, referee John Goble later clarified to ABC's Mike Breen that the first-half tech was on Warriors coach Steve Kerr . The Cavaliers still have plenty of work to do but they now trail 3-1 in the best-of-seven championship series - a deficit they overcame in last season's Finals. Read More »

PakvSA - Pakistan breaks Champions Trophy record of 8 Years

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AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck of his one-day worldwide career. South Africa won the toss and chose to BAT first. Following the abject surrender by their batsmen against India , Pakistan batting line-up is under huge pressure to deliver. Read More »

Team NZ working to fix capsize damage

Ainslie, one of the world's most accomplished sailors, said he's never experienced a day like Tuesday in his 30 years of competitive sailing . The Kiwi team lead their British counterparts 3-1 in the first to five series - with the incident giving Land Rover their only point of the series so far. Read More »

Cavaliers get physical to keep title hopes alive

The Warriors trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, criticized for leaving Oklahoma City last summer to chase a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 in the fourth. No one else has more than two. The Cavaliers stopped Golden State from celebrating and maybe started another comeback. Not just LeBron and Kyrie this time but Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson and all the Cavs you are accustomed to seeing carrying the load for the Cavs. Read More »

Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss

No NBA team have ever found their way back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series. Durant was a star at Oklahoma City but left last July as a free agent to sign with the Warriors , smarting from a loss to Cleveland in last year's NBA Finals when they were one win shy of a repeat crown. Read More »

Nadal reaches French Open quarters

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Rafael Nadal will take on compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta in the quarter-finals of the French Open on Tuesday (6 June). It was clear the 12-time Grand Slam champion's level of consistency had improved dramatically - making just five unforced errors in the second in comparison with the 18 made in the first - and Ramos-Vinolas simply had no answers for his fine ball striking and varied play. Read More »

French Open finals: Nadal vs. Wawrinka, Halep vs. Ostapenko

This time , Wawrinka managed to wear down the seemingly tireless Murray, himself a three-time major champion. Should he win Sunday, he would capture his 15th Grand Slam title, breaking a second-place tie with Pete Sampras , behind Roger Federer's all-time mark of 18. Read More »

French Open champion Muguruza beats Schiavone in tricky first round test

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Top guns in the men's draw Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal made winning start at the French Open on Monday and moved into the second round of the second Grand Slam of the year in comfortable fashion. Jack Sock of the US returns the ball to Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris . Read More »

Cavs emphatically stay alive in NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP ) - Golden State's ideal postseason is over, the champagne corks still in their bottles. "It's on you", Green told Myers. He's a team-best plus-52. "It's part of the rules", James said Thursday, hours after the Cavs fell 118-113 to slip into a 3-0 hole. Five titles in six years sounds a lot more like the makings of a "greatest" type team to me. Read More »

Are Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever?

Curry, victor of the last two MVP awards, is fully healthy after struggling through last year's Finals. I'll probably be replaying that play for a while. These aptly named Warriors spent the last two months building big leads, then Wednesday wiped out a late deficit. Now, there's one more win to come before the prophecy comes true. Read More »

Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

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Martin Truex Jr . (second) posted his 11th top-10 start of 2017 and his fifth in 23 races at Pocono. Ryan Blaney was fourth at 177.897 miles per hour. In the first round of qualifying, Busch was second at 178.056 miles per hour behind Kyle Larson, who ran 178.625 miles per hour. "A little fist bump like he gave me earlier would be good". Read More »

No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada

Alonso was back from his Indy 500 adventure. Vettel said: "I'm stuck behind Hamilton who is making mistakes and backing off". "At this point of the year, it makes no sense because you have so many races to go. It is a demanding track made up of high-speed straights and tight corners, where drivers slam on the brakes for almost 20 percent of the race. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas were third and fourth respectively with the top four separated by 0.375s. Read More »

Murray, Nadal eye French Open final spot

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It will of course be a disappointment for the world number one not to make a 12th grand slam final but he leaves Roland Garros in much better shape than when he arrived. Play is set to commence at 6:45am ET and be sure to join us throughout for pre-match news and updates. Another tiebreak followed, in which a few crucial mistakes from Murray handed Wawrinka three set points. Read More »

Andy Murray sees off Kei Nishikori at French Open

The turning point seemed to come at deuce in the third game of the second set, when Murray caught his ball toss and was sanctioned by umpire Carlos Ramos for taking too long between serves. "It can be only a big challenge and hopefully a good match". "It was tricky out there". "It was a similar situation coming in past year", Murray said. Read More »

Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

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I don't think that necessarily they were bad goals. "Other guys have been scoring so that's fine but it's good to get (Forsberg) and (Arvidsson) going", Nashville centre Calle Jarnkrok said. "Everyone knows we have more to give". I don't believe that's the word that we want to use to describe our team. That, more broadly, is how Murray describes his ability to cooly handle the spotlight - "just worry about doing my job and trying to give the team the best chance to win". Read More »

Antonio Conte told to make this Chelsea signing now

Everton have made a "concrete proposal" to Chelsea for striker Bertrand Traore as the club look to prepare for life without Romelu Lukaku . However, Nicol, a former Liverpool defender, isn't convinced Lukaku will be able to fill Diego Costa's role, with the Spaniard reportedly on his way out. Read More »

Gennett hits 4 homers, drive in10 as Reds rout Cards

Up until Tuesday's game, Gennett wasn't exactly on fire coming into this particular contest against the Cardinals , CBS Sports reports . The left fielder also drove in 10 runs and went 5-for-5, including an RBI single in the first inning. Read More »

IOC pushes plan to award 2024, 2028 Olympics to LA, Paris

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The measure still needs to be approved by the full International Olympic Committee membership next month, and then the two cities can begin negotiations to see which hosts first. The Executive Board has today called for an Extraordinary IOC Session to take place on 11 and 12 July in Lausanne to discuss this proposal. Bach said he hopes Paris, L.A. Read More »