• NASCAR comes to Pocono
NASCAR comes to Pocono

NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney (center) interviews Xfinity race victor Brad Keselowski (left). "I just want to let my wife and kids and my mom know that I'm OK and I will go change my underwear and get ready to go home", he said. Ricky Stenhouse Jr . stayed out between segments and led the field to green on Lap 56. "I've got more things to do th...

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  • New Zealand stand in between England, semis spot
New Zealand stand in between England, semis spot

New Zealand , which won the tournament in 2000, kept the same team from its opener against Australia , which was abandoned with no result because of rain. New Zealand have faced England nine times earlier in familiar conditions in the past four years and England hold an edge over New Zealand with the head-to-head tally reading 5-4.

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  • Champions Trophy: India Overwhelm South Africa to Enter Semis
Champions Trophy: India Overwhelm South Africa to Enter Semis

The victor will qualify for the semi-finals while the loser will bow out. Now Pakistan are just one game away from a semi-final with either tournament hosts England or Bangladesh and a wary Mathews said: "We all know they're a very unsafe team".

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  • Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cup
Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cup

The last team to win two straight Stanley Cups was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998. The Penguins were without star players for long periods of time throughout the regular season and the playoffs. Team captain Mike Fisher is an unrestricted free agent, but he seems likely to stay in Nashville if he wants to. Colton Sissons (Predat...

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  • French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki
French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

Both matches lasted just under two hours in duration, but took the best part of six hours to complete after two rain delays - one that lasted for over three hours. "It's pretty amusing", Bacsinszky, soon to be 28, told reporters . "To play in the semi-final of Roland Garros on your birthday, it's really nice", said Ostapenko.

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  • Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion
Daniel Berger repeats as FedEx St. Jude Classic champion

He started Saturday five shots back of the leaders, but charged up the leaderboard with five birdies and only one bogey. She calmly made a 25-footer for the victory. Jude Classic. "I would just say that this is a great golf tournament and I want to be ready to play, compete this week", Mickelson said on Thursday.

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  • Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho ducks fresh Barcelona questions
Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho ducks fresh Barcelona questions

A replacement had to be found for Manchester City's Jesus, who has returned home after suffering a fractured eye socket in Brazil's 1-0 Superclasico loss to Argentina at the MCG on Friday. Brazil were the first team to qualify for next years World Cup in Russian Federation, and Coutinho is a definite to be there. "We have some of the best players...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?
ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?

India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa are in Group B . Victor of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England , who beat India by three runs in a cliff-hanger of a final. "We, the players, always try to take it as any other game, stay normally, play normally, but it's not possible", added the speedster whose three-wicket burst near...

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  • 149th Running of the Belmont Stakes
149th Running of the Belmont Stakes

Tucked in along the rail with Gormley to his outside, Tapwrit and Ortiz waited patiently behind the leaders. Tapwrit , safely tucked away to Irish War Cry's outside, made his move and blew the doors off Irish War Cry. The on-call veterinarian told the NBC broadcast that he had suffered a small laceration on the back of his knee but that he'd...

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  • Manoj Tiwary calls Rashid Latif donkey
Manoj Tiwary calls Rashid Latif donkey

After defending champions India thrashed Pakistan in the first Champions Trophy game, Virender Sehwag took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian team. Koi baat nahi Beta, Well tried! Latif was not pleased with Sehwag's words and put up a long video on his Facebook account where he didn't resist giving an open threat to Viru.

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  • How Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League victory
How Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League victory

With the crowd in a frenzy, four-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo - who finished the season with 42 goals in all competitions and as the Champions League's top scorer - ended up singing, "Cristiano, Ballon d'Or" and the fans joined in. In the Champions League final in Cardiff , Real cruised to 4-1 victory against Juventus . He finally won th...

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  • Ivanka Trump caught off guard by 'level of viciousness' in DC
Ivanka Trump caught off guard by 'level of viciousness' in DC

But she did provide a glimpse into the first family's daily battle with detractors. "I was not expecting the intensity of this experience", she replied. Mr Trump's involvement in the Middle East peace process was also praised by his daughter, who said "he was able to foster real dialogue, substantive dialogue" between different Muslim leaders durin...

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  • Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win
Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

Nishikori, who beat Murray in the quarter-finals of last year's U.S. Open , could not sustain his early form and despite courageously forcing a third-set tiebreak he lost that 7-0. He might need another level, however, against Swiss former champion Wawrinka, who annihilated Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1. "I'm the odd one out in the semis, but hopefull...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan beats South Africa via D/L method

Speedster Hasan Ali was the pick of the bowlers, with his three-wicket haul. David Miller played a lone hand for the Proteas against Pakistan . In reply, Pakistan had made good progress towards the total as Fakhar Zaman gave his side a decent platform with 31 off 23 balls before an inspired spell from Morne Morkel threatened to turn the co...

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  • Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters
Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

Finally, Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky defeated 2002 runner-up Venus Williams 5-7, 6-2, 6-1, while Danish 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki knocked out 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the last eight for just the second time .

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  • Romain Grosjean compares Carlos Sainz collision with Spa 2012
Romain Grosjean compares Carlos Sainz collision with Spa 2012

The stewards announced an investigation into the incident after the race and heard from both Sainz and Grosjean. Sainz was handed a three-place grid penalty for the next event in Baku and also awarded two licence penalty points, bringing his total to seven during the past 12 months.

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  • Rising America's Cup demands draw Olympic pedigree
Rising America's Cup demands draw Olympic pedigree

The Kiwi had been skipper of the New Zealand challenge in the 2013 America's Cup , when his team blew an 8-1 lead to be pipped 9-8 by Oracle Team USA in San Francisco . Mark Cameron, Land Rover's Experiential Marketing Director, added: "The Land Rover BAR team has accomplished so much and we are immensely proud of the partnership that has been ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes turned a corner with Canadian Grand Prix win
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes turned a corner with Canadian Grand Prix win

Under pressure from Sergio Pérez throughout and latterly Esteban Ocon and Sebastian Vettel , Ricciardo drove a faultless race to keep his rivals behind him and take a third consecutive third place in 2017. After Perez was told to let Ocon pass so he could challenge Ricciardo on his fresher tires, he radioed back: "Let us race, man. Please". N...

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  • Farrell kicks Lions to win over Crusaders in New Zealand tour match
Farrell kicks Lions to win over Crusaders in New Zealand tour match

The French official penalised the Super Rugby side several times at the scrum, and though some of the decisions could be argued either way, they didn't appear to be the deciding of the game. "We didn't have our rhythm", Crusaders captain and All Blacks second row Sam Whitelock said. Murray's performance, one which will surely negate any sugge...

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  • French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible
French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

Despite her early 3-1 lead in the third set Saturday, she could not hold off Ostapenko. The last player to lift the French Open as their first crown was Brazil's Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 - on the same day Ostapenko was born. But it was more than just stars aligning for Ostapenko at this French Open. It was a match filled with wild momentum swi...

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