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Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Canadian Lance Stroll finishes third

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole from under the nose of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a dramatic conclusion to qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix . Be sure not to miss this race, because the war between Vettel and Hamilton is just heating up, and with the title at stake, neither driver will back out from it. Read More »

Hamilton's latest pole position moves him 2nd all-time in F1

On my final lap in Q3 I was going about three tenths quicker than my best time but then I lost gear sync in the second sector, it cost me a couple of tenths which was frustrating and meant we could not challenge for third. "Every corner can be a challenge". Ricciardo's Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen , the pacesetter during practice on Friday, was forced to retire for the fourth time in the last six races with engine trouble on lap 11 after the Dutchman attempted to attack Perez and ... Read More »

Kvitova beats Barty for 20th WTA crown!

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Kvitová was sidelined for five months after she was hurt during an attack at her apartment, sustaining injuries to her left, playing hand. The Czech fired 13 aces but she also had 7 double faults, struggling to find her first serve, especially in the second set. Read More »

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

The race was a far cry from the quiet parade of a year ago in Baku and one that was defined by the incident between the title rivals when behind the safety auto. When racing restarted on lap 17 Hamilton made good his escape but Vettel came under a real threat from Force India's Sergio Pérez, who charged down the long start-finish straight and nearly had the place into turn one, but the German just held his position though the corner. Read More »

Munster's CJ Stander starts for Lions against Hurricanes

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Ireland ran five tries past Japan for a 35-13 win to sweep the two-Test series Saturday, a performance they will hope to repeat when the two sides meet again at the 2019 World Cup.
Although the visiting side, shorn of 11 players away on British and Irish Lions duty in New Zealand , began to tire under the hot and humid conditions, they never let off the gas. Read More »

Werner brace fires Germany into semi against Mexico

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Joachim Low has been criticised for using many of his younger squad at the Confederation Cup , but in the game against Chile , they stood up, to what is now considered an emerging powerhouse of South American football, and it looks good for the side ahead of next year's World cup . Read More »

Red Sox retire No. 34 for David Ortiz

That was evidenced Friday night, when the Red Sox manager called on Joe Kelly instead of Barnes to work a scoreless eighth inning in an eventual win over the Los Angeles Angels . Ortiz left a huge void in the clubhouse and the current Sox are still learning to fill it. "It's unacceptable", he said. "We need guys to hold leads". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly No Longer Wants Madrid Exit After Public Support

Perez also rebuffed any suitors in pursuit of Ronaldo's service adding the striker's buyout clause is £1 billion, and no team has come forth with an offer even though hes' been heavily linked with a return back to the Old Trafford. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez , who was re-elected on Monday, said that "the only thing I can say is Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player". Read More »

Record champion Nadal in French Open

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As of this writing, odds makers have tipped Roger Federer as the outright favourite to win the 2017 Wimbledon championship. " Are Nadal and Federer poised to dominate the majors in 2017? ". Though, Rafa will probably play Boodles exhibition event the week before Church Road event so that he can see how he feels on grass. "I love grass, everybody knows, and it's a surface that I really enjoyed a lot playing on". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole in Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The two championship leaders collided ahead of the race's second Safety Car restart after Vettel , who was second to Hamilton at the time , hit the back of the Mercedes on the exit of Turn 15. Lewis Hamilton moved to second on the all-time list for Formula One pole positions when he used a brilliant late surge to beat Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix . Read More »

Magic Johnson says Lonzo Ball 'has greatness written all over him'

Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George , a Southern California native, has indicated he would like to join the Lakers when he hits free agency in 2018. "There's never going to be another Magic Johnson , so I'm trying to be myself", he said. The clock is ticking and Thursday night provided the first steps toward making big improvements to the roster . Read More »

Spieth keeps lead in US PGA Tour event

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The two will be paired together Sunday afternoon in the final group at 2 p.m. "Guys can tear up this front nine [too], and you see that on the board", Spieth said when asked after his round about the scoring opportunities on the back nine. Read More »

Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

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James Troisi beats Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to find the net for the Socceroos in their Confederations Cup match at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Sunday. "Some of my players have no experience and were nervous because one mistake could have eliminated us", Loew said through a translator. "Our opponent didn't allow us to play the way we usually do, they were very good at pressing". Read More »

Former agent: 'Lionel Messi could have joined Real Madrid'

The Argentine is none other than the man responsible for Messi's move from Newell's Old Boys to Barcelona in 2000, Messi's first agent if you may call him. "But when I saw him training in the Barca fields, I realised that he was a great player, who could play without a doubt", Gaggioli added. The daily fine would come on top of the 2.09-million-euro fine Messi was also given when he and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of tax fraud in a trial previous year and sentenced to ... Read More »

Georges and Sevastova through to Mallorca Open final

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She returned in 2015, citing that she missed the big stages and had learned perspective about how there is life outside of tennis. The German had stormed into the final for the loss of 14 games but Sunday's match was a tight contest with the key to the outcome being the consistency of world No.19 Sevastova as she made only 10 unforced errors over two and a quarter hours. Read More »

LaVar Ball To Possibly Appear on WWE Raw In Los Angeles

Philadelphia 76ers teammates Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons indicated Thursday night that the pressure already is on . "I'm just thankful for everybody that helped me get here", said Lonzo. This is how Johnson welcomed Ball because this is also how the revered Dr. Buss welcomed him. "I'm a very optimistic person, but I don't look that far into the future", Walton said at the team's practice facility, where a group of season-ticket holders and sponsors gathered for a draft party. Read More »

F1: Vettel, Hamilton clash as Ricciardo wins in Baku

Yet despite his 10-second stop-and-go penalty - after the stewards in Baku deemed Vettel's actions to be unsafe - the German still managed to extend his title lead to 14 points after Hamilton was forced into an unscheduled pit stop when his headrest came loose. Read More »

Cilic beats Muller in 3 sets, reaches Queen's final

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Feliciano Lopez edged out Marin Cilic to win the Aegon Championships for the first time in a dramatic final at Queen's . Cilic, a victor at Queen's in 2012, had coasted through the opening set against Muller , who was broken for the first time in this year's tournament in game six. Read More »

Coyotes get Stepan, Raanta for DeAngelo from Rangers

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The Coyotes lost young defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin in the deal, but Hjalmarsson gives them a veteran presence who won the Stanley Cup three times with the Blackhawks. A year ago he appeared in a career-high 30 games and posted a better goals-against average (2.26) and save percentage (.922) than Lundqvist. Stepan had himself a decent season a year ago putting up 55 points in 81 games, and in 515 career games with the Rangers, Stepan has put up 360 points. Read More »

Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

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Australia then equalised from the ensuing penalty spot through captain Mark Milligan in the 60th minute giving the goalkeeper no chance, sending the ball into the bottom left corner. While Australia had the better of possession, Cameroon won more of the battles - and the shot count 19 to five. Alex Gersbach , 20, who was a late injury replacement to Brad Smith, replaced Aziz Behich on the left wing, and Tomi Juric continued to lead the team going forward. Read More »

Hamilton equals hero Senna with pole in Canada

LEWIS Hamilton revived his bid for a fourth driver's world title when he cruised to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas . "When I came back to that group [with the Force Indias], I was fairly confident". The race was a reality check for Ferrari after they had picked up their own one-two finish in Monaco, their first since July 2010. Read More »

England v South Africa Now Sold Out

South Africa were never really in the run chase, especially after captain AB de Villiers was caught in the deep by Alex Hales off the spin of Mason Crane for 35, leaving his team at 82 for four. Domingo succeeded Gary Kirsten as South Africa coach in May 2013 and his time in charge has coincided with the retirements if such leading players as long-serving captain Graeme Smith and star all-rounder Jacques Kallis. Read More »

South Korean Prime Minister Urges Pyongyang to Release Foreign Detainees

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Protesters carried placards that read: "Trump stop forcing ( South Korea ) to deploy THAAD" and "No THAAD, No Trump". On June 21, North Korean Ambassador Kye Chun-yong spoke to WION , an Indian TV network, and expressed his country's willingness "to talk in terms of the freezing of nuclear testing and missile testing, under certain circumstances". Read More »