• Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown
Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

They'll spend the next 36 hours or so leading up to Game 5 being reminded of everything that happened past year, from the collapse in the Finals to the dominance of Irving and LeBron James in the final three games of that fateful series to the part Curry played in the season that saw his Warriors win a record 73 games and saw him win a second st...

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  • Sarfraz Ahmed expecting tough test when Pakistan take on England
Sarfraz Ahmed expecting tough test when Pakistan take on England

India's win over South Africa sealed their passage to the semi-final where they emerge as the victor in front of the Bangladesh . Chasing a moderate score, Pakistan only really needed one healthy partnership to finish the job but such a saving grace eluded them as wickets continued to fall at regular intervals.

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  • Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory
Parliamentary elections: Emmanuel Macron's party charging towards landslide victory

Trailing behind, the conservative Republican party and their allies were forecast securing 20.9 percent support. They were outvoted by the far-left La France Insoumise ( France unbowed) of Jean-Luc Mélenchon, which won 11% of the votes.

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  • Rafael Nadal superstitions the player is always seen doing
Rafael Nadal superstitions the player is always seen doing

Her haul came at the Australian Open . Nadal , who defeats the third choose of Rolando Garro Tournament on Sunday, defeated Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. He was aware of being within touching distance of the title in Australia in January when he was a break up in the final set only to lose to Federer.

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  • LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's another important opportunity for us'
LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's another important opportunity for us'

If not for their meltdown previous year, the Warriors, whose record-setting 73-win season got lost in the Finals aftermath, would be looking for a third straight crown. "My math's not really good, but they shot over 50 percent, they both had nearly 40 points and they did it for 40-plus minutes", Durant said. "And that's what he's been doing".

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  • Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday
Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday

Then they went out and added Kevin Durant . 39 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists. But irony can be a comedian, and old tweets are never forgotten. He played just 58 seconds in his Cavs debut before breaking his leg. Several former National Basketball Association stars piped up to make the case that their old teams could have beaten the Warri...

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - After a night of celebrating the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title, fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday, while Oakland crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route.

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  • Aust cricketers carry on despite United Kingdom attack
Aust cricketers carry on despite United Kingdom attack

If the clouds in London had a silver lining for Australia , it was that they put in a much-improved performance, bowling Bangladesh out inside 45 overs as all of their bowlers proved more accurate than they had been against New Zealand .

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  • Takeaways from Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 5
Takeaways from Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 5

Durant, who had joined forces with another superstar in Steph Curry alongside Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to form an incredible force, led the way in Game 5 with 39 points to help the team to record books. But, they got their redemption. Green had sat out this very game a year ago, suspended because of flagrant foul point accumulation ...

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  • Westmeath's Robbie Henshaw To Start For Lions Against Highlanders
Westmeath's Robbie Henshaw To Start For Lions Against Highlanders

Some of the key players include Jonathan Joseph , Robbie Henshaw, Tommy Seymour, Dan Biggar , Rhys Webb , Sam Warburton , James Haskell, Joe Marler, Alun Wyn Jones and Owen Farrell . The Lions struck back quickly through their best-worked try of the tour, when speedy England centre Jamie Joseph was put into space and was barely touched in ...

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  • Champions Trophy: India thrashes Proteas to enter semis
Champions Trophy: India thrashes Proteas to enter semis

The two complemented each other superbly in the first 10 overs, neither offering much to South Africa's openers and each contributing to a very quiet start. They've gone through sports psychologists in and out of camp, and planned for it. He felt good taking Morris' wicket and described him as risky in the conditions they played in.

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  • Murray Looks Strong Again; Loaded Sunday Schedule at French Open
Murray Looks Strong Again; Loaded Sunday Schedule at French Open

The big question mark surrounds Del Potro's fitness. It was a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics gold-medal final won by Murray. After Murray converted a third set point of his own when his opponent's big forehand landed barely wide, del Potro rested his head on the net and stayed put for several seconds, the very picture of disappointment.

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  • Australia skipper Jedinak out of Confederations Cup
Australia skipper Jedinak out of Confederations Cup

The Brazilians swooped quickly in front of nearly 49,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground when Australia defender Bailey Wright gave the ball away to Giuliano , who provided the space for Souza to fire a right-foot shot in off the hands of goalkeeper Mitch Langerak .

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  • No More Practice, Roger Federer Is Ready For The ATP Tour
No More Practice, Roger Federer Is Ready For The ATP Tour

Wawrinka only could win 52% of his first serves, 44% of second. He added: "If you play Rafa, if you're not completely free with what you think and what you're going to do, and not completely relaxed the way you're going to play, you have no chance".

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  • Aston Villa Reportedly Interested in Signing Former Chelsea Captain John Terry
Aston Villa Reportedly Interested in Signing Former Chelsea Captain John Terry

Villa's owner Dr Tony Xia is also of enormous wealth, reportedly a billionaire, while Villa's 16 matches on Sky Sports earned them only £520,000. The former England Under-20 global has never played for the Old Trafford club with his career so far seeing nine loan moves to various Football League clubs.

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  • French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round
French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round

The Spaniard, who won her maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros past year, swept aside 2010 champion Schiavone 6-2, 6-4. "I pulled my back yesterday and specialists were saying I needed 48 hours, I was nearly sure I could not take it to court today", said Mladenovic, who burst into tears after a two-hour-59-minute tussle.

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  • Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'
Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'

In describing the moment Southgate revealed he would captain the team, Kane added: 'It was quite emotional. We have questioned character and they've shown character today. Newcastle's Freddie Woodman, who happens to be Southgate's godson, pulled off a superb save to help England under 20s win the World Cup , a prize that has eluded the senior...

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  • Stuart Hogg ruled out of remainder of Lions tour
Stuart Hogg ruled out of remainder of Lions tour

The Highlanders looked both pacier and slicker for much of the opening half and it was no surprise when the classy Naholo weaved away from the attempted tackles of Lawes and Payne to score after 26 minutes. Heavy rainfall in the morning, blue skies at lunchtime, more heavy rain in the afternoon and even a spot of snow on the other side of the pen...

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  • Amla, Tahir deliver comfortable win for South Africa
Amla, Tahir deliver comfortable win for South Africa

The board said Mathews , who turns 30 on Friday, had complained of stiffness and pain. Imram Tahir picked off four for 27 with the ball and continued his impressive form, setting himself up nicely for the remaining group fixtures. In an otherwise tiresome chase from Sri Lanka , it was the skipper Tharanga, who showed great resilience to make ...

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  • Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers
Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers

Stephen Curry chipped in 34 points on 10-20 shooting with six rebounds and 10 assists . It was the first career title for Durant , who left Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors amid expectations he and Golden State would fill trophy cases.

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