• David Warner replaces D'Arcy Short in Caribbean Premier League
David Warner replaces D'Arcy Short in Caribbean Premier League

Ex-Australia vice-captain Warner was banned by Cricket Australia , along with former captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft, for their part in the ball-tampering controversy during the Test match in Cape Town in March. The destructive opener, who was denied the permission to appear in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for his involvement i...

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  • Toyota win Le Mans with double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso
Toyota win Le Mans with double Formula One champion Fernando Alonso

For Nakajima, the win was extremely significant. Hill won the Monaco Grand Prix five times, the Formula One world championship title twice and the Indianapolis 500 once, and completed both versions of the triple crown in the year 1972 by winning the Le Mans .

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  • England fan 'blown away' by warm welcome to Russian Federation
England fan 'blown away' by warm welcome to Russian Federation

After a rocky start, and a couple of strong penalty claims by Kane, Tunisia's defensive wall seemed increasingly comfortable as England failed to carve a way though. Tunisia need a new game-plan if they are to avoid their usual fate of falling at the first hurdle of a World Cup . "I think what this (wreath laying) demonstrates more than anyt...

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  • Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for Uruguay match
Salah not in Egypt starting line-up for Uruguay match

Jose Gimenez proved Uruguay's saviour with a 90th-minute victor against Egypt in Ekaterinburg. This is as a result of an injury inflicted on his shoulder by Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos in the Champions League final. "We still have to see how training goes today, but I can nearly assure you 100 percent that he'll play, we are all very o...

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  • Former Oregon Linebacker Fotu Leiato dies in crash
Former Oregon Linebacker Fotu Leiato dies in crash

ET Friday. The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. near Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and Kinsrow Avenue. After sunrise, a woman walking near the area noticed a hand poking out of the brush. Police responded and found the body. He was expected to play a key role, potentially as a Starter this season under third year Defensive Coordinator Ji...

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  • Afghanistan vow to bounce back from debut Test drubbing
Afghanistan vow to bounce back from debut Test drubbing

India's stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane and Afghan coach Phil Simmons believe the team needs more game time with the red ball to improve. After team India's sweet gesture towards the young Afghan team, social media was all praise for the "beautiful" gesture.

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  • LA fans gather for Germany vs Mexico watch party
LA fans gather for Germany vs Mexico watch party

Thursday's World Cup opener was played in a library compared with the atmosphere at Sunday's Mexico-Germany game. Marquez was not called up for Mexico's 1998 World Cup squad, though he had already made his first appearance for the senior team at that point, having to wait for his chance in 2002.

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  • Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco
Queiroz calls for fairness after Iran beat Morocco

Iran conceded fewer goals than any other side in AFC qualifying and Morocco didn't let in a single goal during their final qualifying group, so both of them know what it takes to shut up shop. Renard will go into all three of his side's group stage games with the same approach. However, Iran nearly got the breakthrough with two minutes rem...

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  • Pochettino told Tottenham need to sign Man United star
Pochettino told Tottenham need to sign Man United star

Philippe Lamboley claims United want to extend Martial's deal - and BBC Sport understands the club do not want the Frenchman to leave Old Trafford. Lamboley added that the club wanted to give the French star a new contract but haven't been able to agree with the player after months of negotiations.

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  • Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption
Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

The emphasis on the team returning to the World Cup after 28 years has given way to attention on an individual player ahead of Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay . At the stadium, some Egyptian medical students residing in Grozny were amongst 8,000 fans present to see Salah, who should be one of the top contenders for the Ballon d'Or...

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  • Antoine Griezmann's Atletico Madrid-Barcelona 'Decision' to be revealed in TV special
Antoine Griezmann's Atletico Madrid-Barcelona 'Decision' to be revealed in TV special

However, Griezmann, who is now on World Cup duty with France, made the announcement to stay with Atletico on Spanish television outlet Movistar +. Griezmann has netted 112 goals for Atletico during his four years at the club, but Barcelona have been persistent in their hunt, despite being reported to Federation Internationale de Football Ass...

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  • Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start
Premier League fixtures deal Arsenal boss Unai Emery a nightmare start

Full of hope before the 9am announcement, many were left in a grump after discovering that the Gunners must face defending champions Manchester City and 2017 winners Chelsea in their first two games. Cardiff travel to Bournemouth on their return to the top flight, while there will be an all Portuguese affair at Molineux as Nuno Espirito Santo...

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  • Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup
Harry Kane says England will be 'aggressive and brave' at World Cup

Marcus Rashford could be open to a move away from Manchester United , on loan, according to The Shields Gazette (h/t The Daily Star ). The Red Arrows have given England a flypast to wish them good luck ahead of the World Cup . "We are obviously excited to be here now". "We just didn't know what to do to get back in the game when we were...

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  • Justify bags Triple Crown win in Belmont Stakes
Justify bags Triple Crown win in Belmont Stakes

The 3-year-old colt is a 4/5 favorite to win, according to Las Vegas odds, after impressive victories leading up to the event. Jockey Jose Ortiz rode the rail through the final turn of the 1 1/2-mile test, angled out, and loomed behind Justify , ready to break plenty of hearts.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Mohamed Salah after Champions League final defeat
Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to Mohamed Salah after Champions League final defeat

Salah, 25, enjoyed a record-breaking season in the Premier League, becoming the record top scorer in one season after scoring 32 league goals - and 44 in total with Liverpool over 52 appearances. With a fifth Champions League crown secured, Ronaldo has set his sights on leading Portugal to more silverware in what will be his fourth World Cup .

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  • NZ women score mammoth 490/4 vs Ireland, highest ever in ODIs
NZ women score mammoth 490/4 vs Ireland, highest ever in ODIs

The White Ferns have even surpassed the highest record of men's total of 444/3 by England and established themselves as the queens of cricket at YMCA Cricket Club, Dublin . The previous most expensive analysis in an ODI, men's or women's, was by Australia's Mick Lewis who had figures of 10-0-113-0 against South Africa in the famous "438 game" at...

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  • Brendon Hartley SMASHES into Lance Stroll in terrifying Canadian Grand Prix crash
Brendon Hartley SMASHES into Lance Stroll in terrifying Canadian Grand Prix crash

Toto Wolff says there will be "consequences" following Mercedes' clear defeat in Montreal . Vettel heads the championship by one point, the third time the lead has changed hands between the two drivers in seven races. "We didn't apply the pressure this weekend, but I'm really going to make sure that we come back strong at the next race", Hamilton ...

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  • Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win
Rafael Nadal unsure of Wimbledon appearance after record French Open win

He became only the second player since Margaret Court (Australian Open) to pick up 11 titles at a major. Nadal's reign on the red clay of the French Open is a well-documented one - he's referred to as the King of Clay, after all - but breaking down the numbers makes it all the more impressive and it stacks up even higher when compared to othe...

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  • Kaepernick expected to subpoena Trump in collusion case
Kaepernick expected to subpoena Trump in collusion case

Meanwhile, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said during his own deposition in this case that Trump had told him to "Tell everybody [in the NFL] 'you can't win this one'". I don't understand why those who are offended by players respectfully taking a knee during the national anthem are not equally offended by stadiums full of fans screaming out ...

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  • England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions
England vs Costa Rica: Rashford, Welbeck seal win for Three Lions

The betting markets have reacted after impressive displays in the final pre-tournament friendly leave Gareth Southgate big decisions to make about who starts for England against Tunisia . "He is still filling out - we sometimes forget how old he is ", added Southgate. What did the pundits say? However, Navas, fresh off his third consecuti...

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  • Harry Kane signs new contract with Tottenham Hotspur until 2024
Harry Kane signs new contract with Tottenham Hotspur until 2024

The deal is a major coup for Spurs as they prepare to return to White Hart Lane next season, with their academy product having established himself as one of the most lethal strikers in world football over recent seasons. Since making his debut in 2011, the striker has notched up 140 goals in 220 appearances for the North London outfit. I'm just e...

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  • Liverpool's £53m move for Nabil Fekir stalls over fitness concerns
Liverpool's £53m move for Nabil Fekir stalls over fitness concerns

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Liverpool attempted to renegotiate the fee late on after a problem was flagged up by the medical - believed to be involving Fekir's knee and his past injury problems. Olympique Lyonnais is delighted to be able to count on the presence of their captain in 2018-2019'. Liverpool have been linked with the 24-y...

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  • Del Potro 'relaxed' despite failing to take his chances against Nadal
Del Potro 'relaxed' despite failing to take his chances against Nadal

After holding there, Nadal broke del Potro to take that set and was on his way, taking 14 of the past 17 games. Thiem, who will be competing in his first Grand Slam final, beat Nadal at last year's Italian Open and won the pair's most recent meeting at the Madrid Open last month.

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  • Grab a tissue, and watch T.J. Oshie's emotional Stanley Cup interview
Grab a tissue, and watch T.J. Oshie's emotional Stanley Cup interview

Alex Ovechkin can breathe easy. "When your captain is doing everything it takes, guys follow the leader". He's answered his critics, who said he lacked heart and the leadership skills to win it all. The day your first child was born, or maybe the day they finally moved out of the house. You see him in the playoffs this year, he's our best player...

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  • LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010
LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010

James said the challenge for all executives and some "players" is to build a team with the talent and smarts to compete with the Warriors . One could imagine a world where James slots in right next to Green on the floor, and dips into his usage both as a playmaker and a defensive force flying all over the court.

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