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Portugal hoping Cristiano Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Heading into Sunday's group match, Mexico has expressed respect and admiration for the Real Madrid superstar, but there's one emotion players said can not - no, must not - enter into the equation: fear. KAZAN , Russia (AP) - Portugal is not anxious about Cristiano Ronaldo being distracted at the Confederations Cup by talk of his possible departure from Real Madrid . Read More »

Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

To that end, the focus of Pakistan's preparation has changed a little. India won the Champions Trophy title in 2013, under the leadership of Dhoni, and will aim to lift the trophy once again when they take on bitter rivals at the Kennington Oval on Sunday. Read More »

Durant, Curry reiterate desire to remain with Warriors


The Warriors made one of the great playoff runs of all time, ending with a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. "You feel me?" Rapper E-40 said. "Just 'Congrats!' You know". Just as Kawhi Leonard gets credit for being the best "two-way" player in the game, Iggy is clearly the best "two-way" sixth man in the game. Read More »

England reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victory over New Zealand

Tuesday's success means England will return to the Welsh capital as Group A winners for a last four clash against the as yet unknown Group B runners-up on June 14, in an event featuring the world's leading eight one-day worldwide teams. New Zealand hope the experience gained from their loss at a tricky Cardiff venue will prove invaluable in the must-win Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh . Read More »

Warriors one win shy of NBA crown


The Golden State Warriors banked on an 11-0 run in the final three minutes to score a 118-113 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland . "I played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower". Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyle Korver (26) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Read More »

Savannah's Harman in quartet atop US Open leaderboard

As day two action draws to a close , Fowler has fallen to a share of fifth at six under, alongside compatriots Jamie Lovemark and JB Holmes both on 69. He kept it in the short grass, the secret to Erin Hills that wouldn't appear to be that hard with some of the widest fairways for this major. This is only his second U.S. Read More »

Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

On Sunday 18 June Portugal take on Mexico in Kazan before flying west to meet Russian Federation in Moscow three days later. Portugal will play Mexico in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for. "I stand by Ronaldo's character and integrity, both as a man and as an athlete", said Santos, who coached Ronaldo when the player was a teenager in Portugal before leaving to play for Manchester United. Read More »

Putin thanks Federation Internationale de Football Association for helping Russia in arranging Confederations Cup


Petersburg in 2007. The opening ceremony turned the St. Petersburg Arena into the setting for a spectacular and bright show, with more than 2,000 actors involved in the performance. "Obviously in the first game of the tournament we wanted to get a better result than we did", New Zealand manager Anthony Hudson said. New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup , and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. Read More »

Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages

Here today, gone tomorrow and thanks for playing. The Hawks would protect Jurco as their seventh forward because they want to shed the contract of Kruger, who carries an approximate $3.1 million cap hit the next two seasons. "We have a pretty good idea of what we would do if we had to put the list in right now", he said. That said, someone might be leaving that could fill an important role. Read More »

US Senate Backs Legislation to Slap New Sanctions on Russian Federation

Tillerson's urge came on the same day as the Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan package of new Russian Federation sanctions . Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russian Federation amid the firestorm over Russia's meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow's possible collusion with members of president Donald Trump's campaign. Read More »

Draymond Green vs. LeBron James: Who will get the last word?

Perhaps this is Green's payback for what LeBron James did when they clinched the championship past year and wore an "Ultimate Warrior " shirt as he made his way back to his hometown. It didn't bother me, but let's just be clear. That's a reference to how stressful the Warriors were for James, who called Golden State a "juggernaut" before and during the Finals. Read More »

Kerr on Warriors White House Boycott: 'Those Reports Are False'

It is a business. It's easier said than done, obviously. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers . Guard Shaun Livingston declared in February he "definitely wouldn't go" to the White House if the team were to win the championship. "Still feel like that today", Curry said. Read More »

Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

The President is the chief executive officer of the United States, if he wants to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, he can just fire him. On college campuses, for example, students who support Trump say they have received threats - even death threats, Gingrich said. "This is an Indian hunting party", Gingrich said. Read More »

Man overboard! Artemis' skipper goes flying into Bermuda's Great Sound

Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge has fallen off his boat during the third race of the America's Cup challenger series final against Team New Zealand . Previously, Sweden beat Japan 5-3 and New Zealand downed Great Britain's BAR 5-2 in their respective challenger semi-finals. Outteridge had been having an excellent day, winning the start against Burling in all three races, but thanks to his dip, and another error in the first race, his team now find themselves behind. Read More »

Maori skipper issues warning to All Blacks


In terms of the performance against the Maori All Blacks , Gatland was impressed with the way his team managed the game as well as their ruthless approach, especially in the second half after going into the halftime interval with just a two point lead despite dominating play across the park. Read More »

Draymond Green and LeBron James exchange insults

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was quoted as saying "you started the superteam, bro!" referring to the James teaming up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh when he left Cleveland in free agency to join the Miami Heat in 2010. Read More »

Record smashing Thomas grabs US Open lead

Thomas emphatically sunk six birdies over the front nine then responded with an eagle, three birdies and a bogey on the back. "I was just trying to get to 63 because that's sort of the magic number", Thomas told Fox Sports after his round . Read More »

Ronaldo not letting tax talk get to him - Silva

Earlier today Ronaldo's Portugal boss Fernando Santos defended the forward's character. "He's a fighter and he's in good shape". If Ronaldo is to secure a move away from Real Madrid , he will have to convince the club to settle for a much smaller fee, though that fee is likely to set a new world record. Read More »

No threat to India from Pakistan pacers, says Gautam Gambhir

A few days ago, union sports minister Vijay Goel had said India can not have a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan as it had crossed the line by "sponsoring terrorism" in the country. A fortnight ago, on May 30, officials of Board of Cricket Control of India and Pakistan Cricket Board had met in Dubai to discuss resuming bilateral cricket ties, but the meeting ended inconclusively. Read More »

How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

Coming at a time when political relations between the neighbouring nations has been volatile, the cricket buffs from across the globe are waiting with bated breath for the Sunday's titular clash. After you took the responsibility of captaining the team and became the No.1 batsman, it has been seen that India have dominated Pakistan with an exception of two games. Read More »

Steve Kerr trolls LeBron James at Warriors' championship parade

Draymond Green waves at fans during a parade and rally to celebrate the Warriors' NBA championship on Thursday. "'I never played on a superteam.' You started the superteam, bro", he said . Fyre also said that there is a media narrative that the two teams dislike each other that isn't accurate. The Warriors have been labelled a superteam by critics following their addition of Kevin Durant as a free agent last summer . Read More »

Didier Deschamps hails fabulous Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane


Madrid completed a sublime double, having won La Liga for the first time since 2012, and the Spanish giants ensured they marked the occasion with joyous scenes raging from Cardiff to the Spanish capital on Saturday night. "I have signed a long-term contract at Madrid". " Real Madrid , deserving champions", said Sport on its front cover, although the main splash was left for Barca's latest moves in the transfer market. Read More »