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Federer advances to his 11th Halle final

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The 35-year-old victor claimed the Halle Open title one week ahead of the Wimbledon tournament, the third Grand Slam of the season, which he has won seven times. "It has been a hard year with a lot of practice, training and rehab so I am very happy to be back on the court", Federer said. "I'll take a couple of days off and then start practising there again, see how conditions are over there, wait for the draw to come out, see what day I'm playing and then take it day by day, really", ... Read More »

Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

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Roger Federer from Switzerland poses with his trophy after winning his final match against Alexander Zverev from Germany at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on Monday. The title in Halle was Federer's ninth in his career. " I now hope that I'll stay healthy in this second part of the season and we'll see what happens ". Read More »

Jordan Spieth wins after play-off — Travelers Championship

I didn't think 12 under would win today. Spieth is the only one to hole out a bunker shot to win in what was the 23rd playoff in tournament history. Boo Weekley was second after a 65. Rory McIlroy , who barely made the cut on Friday, carved out a round of 70 on Saturday and is well off the pace at par for the tournament with a 210 total. Read More »

Jordan Spieth Wins Travelers Championship With Crazy Chip From Bunker

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With his victory, Spieth has claimed 10 PGA Tour victories. He also won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in February. But he found the water off the tee at the par-5 13th and made double bogey, then made another double bogey at 18 after finding a bunker on his approach, finishing on 70 for the round and three adrift of Spieth in a pack on 135. Read More »

CZECH POINTS: Goaltenders have dominated early stages of previous National Hockey League expansion drafts

Louis minimized risk of watching a key contributor walk out the door as a member of the newly formed Vegas Golden Knights come Wednesday night, when the expansion draft takes place. Here again Vegas holds all the cards. It's widely expected that Fleury will be the first-time Knights starter, but someone like Grubauer offers real potential for the long-term. Read More »

Crystal Palace set to announce new manager

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The former England manager won nine of his 24 Premier League in charge to secure Palace's top flight status after succeeding Alan Pardew last December, before resigning last month. The London Evening Standard recently reported that Spurs have been watching Veltman ahead of a cut-price £8million raid this summer, meaning Palace will hope that De Boer's connection with the defender can help them win the race. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan GP; Canada's Lance Stroll finishes third

After eight races, Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points. Ricciardo was then in 5th when a safety auto was called for the third time, and the race was eventually red-flagged for a brief period. "The fact that that's the only kind of [penalty] you could get from such disgusting driving, that means for the whole paddock we can all drive like that and you can still score fourth place and still get away with it". Read More »

US Men's National Team roster for Gold Cup released

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However, coaches of the quarterfinal teams are allowed to make as many as six changes after the group stage. The squad is a mixture of youth and experience as Lichaj looks to press his case for a place at the 2018 World Cup , should America qualify. Read More »

Toni Nadal hails 'brilliant' Rafa

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Nadal admits that if he suffers a new problem with his knees on the Wimbledon grass, where the lower bounce of the ball piles more pressure on the legs and joints, then his visit to London may again be short-lived. I guess it is not so bad, but it really depends on how you view his situation. "So I expect to see a strong Djokovic in the future". In 2005, Nadal played his first clay court match at the French open against the German Lars Burgsmuller and won that match by 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel walking F1 disciplinary tightrope after Lewis Hamilton clash in Azerbaijan

Vettel said the fight was "still respectful", adding: "I don't have a problem with him". Wolff said there was no question that Hamilton did anything outside the rules. Hamilton got away cleanly, but Raikkonen clipped Bottas and bumped his own Ferrari into the wall, and Vettel surged past them into second place. They were running in fourth and fifth at the time of the incident. Read More »

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Charged With Millions Of Dollars In Tax Fraud

On Tuesday, prosecutors in Madrid filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon accusing Ronaldo of a "voluntary" and " conscious " breach of his tax obligations. The 32-year-old is the reigning Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year victor. " Real Madrid C.F. hopes that the justice system to act as quickly as possible so that as soon as is demonstrated his innocence". Read More »

From Spain: Cristiano Ronaldo no longer wants to leave Real Madrid

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Real president Perez , who was re-elected to his position unopposed this week, gave a lengthy interview with Onda Cero on Monday (19 June) which was inevitably dominated by the subject of Ronaldo . What I have been told is that he has the same structure in Spain that he had in England, and there was no problem there'. Ronaldo is yet to comment on his future after claims he wishes to leave Santiago Bernabeu emerged last week. Read More »

Timeline: Anil Kumble resigns as Coach of Indian Cricket Team

He added even though BCCI tries to resolve the misunderstandings between him and captain their partnership will be untenable. A limited-overs' series, which includes five ODIs and only T20I, will be played before the Sri Lanka series. "That is what the whole team believes in", he added. The veteran leg-spinner's last assignment was the ICC Champions Trophy in which the defending champion received an 180-run drubbing at the hands of arch-rivals Pakistan. Read More »

Spieth wins Travelers Championship with playoff chip

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From the tee, Spieth saw Berger pump his right fist again and knew his friend was a fortified challenger. Both players hit poor drives to the left. The crowds were massive, the weather was flawless, and there was electric in the air as Jordan Spieth and Daniel Berger headed into a Sudden Death playoff. Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick collide early in NASCAR race at Sonoma

The last green flag run lasted the entirety of the final stage, 56 laps to be exact. Ultimately, Keselowski's Ford was the last vehicle on the track that hadn't made a stop, and his lead reached 10 seconds. "Long after your career, guys come along and win races , and some of your accomplishments on the track sort of get forgotten", Earnhardt said. "Well you never say never". Read More »

Jordan Spieth sinks bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Spieth fired his approach into the green-side bunker while Berger landed on the green - only to roll off the edge and it appeared the play-off would continue onto another hole. Thomas, who missed the cut at TPC River Highlands , called it, and Spieth delivered. It looked to me as though, if the ball had missed the pin, it would have settled perhaps eight feet past the hole. Read More »

Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

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Berger, the Memphis victor two weeks ago before missing the cut last week at the U.S. Open, just missed a 50-foot putt from off the 18th green that would have forced a second playoff hole. Third-ranked Rory McIlroy shot 64 to finish on 274, having struggled much of the week before rebounding in the final round to carry some confidence into the run-up to next month s British Open. Read More »

Phillips' 2-run homer powers surging Braves past Brewers 3-1

He received a no-decision against Atlanta on August 8, 2016, at Miller Park, going seven innings and allowing three runs. Dickey did not allow more than one baserunner in any inning after the first. "We had a nice rally in the first inning but we didn't really generate anything after that, no scoring opportunities after that", Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell said. Read More »

SA bowl; Morgan rested, Malan debuts

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England captain Eoin Morgan chose to rest himself for the match, a decision that initially drew criticism given this was a must-win game for England , but big-hitting Malan adapted quickly to worldwide cricket. 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. Read More »

Kvitova seals Aegon Classic title

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Kvitova took the opening set 6-1 against Safarova and was leading 1-0 in the second after breaking serve when the world number 41 could not continue because of a troubling thigh strain in her right leg, which had been heavily strapped. "You an inspirtation and a champion", Barty said to Kvitova during the trophy ceremony. With a serve that's just been flawless out of the gate, Kvitova is showing that she has the potential to return to the top-10 rather quickly. Read More »