• Ostapenko makes history with stunning French Open triumph
Ostapenko makes history with stunning French Open triumph

At 20 years and two days old, Ostapenko is the youngest first-time grand slam champion since Svetlana Kuznetsova at the US Open in 2004. Not only that but she is the first unseeded woman to win the Suzanne Lenglen trophy since 1933 and she emulated the great Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten by claiming her first title of any kind on the hallowed Par...

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  • Rohr spies on W/Cup rivals Cameroon at Confederations Cup
Rohr spies on W/Cup rivals Cameroon at Confederations Cup

Petersburg. In the 31st minute, New Zealand defender Michael Boxall scored an own goal after Denis Glushakov had struck the post . Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday expressed gratitude to Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for assistance in organizing the country's first FIFA Confederations Cup and assure...

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  • Boston Red Sox Defeat Houston In Thriller, Tie For First
Boston Red Sox Defeat Houston In Thriller, Tie For First

Price produced a quality start in his last appearance, allowing three runs on four hits and four walks while notching six strikeouts over six innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. The Red Sox trailed the Astros 2-1 in the sixth inning before Bogaerts blasted a two-run home run to give Boston a 3-2 lead in the game. Price was ask...

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  • LeBron James Hosts Epic Birthday Party For His Son Bryce
LeBron James Hosts Epic Birthday Party For His Son Bryce

He posted a video of the fun on Sunday on his Instagram account. The Cleveland Cavaliers player had an entire yard painted to resemble a miniature football field, with "Team Bryce" in each end zone, giving the kids tons of room for games and water fights.

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  • Pakistan leapfrog to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings
Pakistan leapfrog to sixth place in ICC ODI rankings

Afridi also put the Champions Trophy triumph on the same pedestal as the 1992 World Cup victory. Zaman was lucky early in his innings as he survived a caught-behind off the bowling of Jasprit Bumrah with the Indian pacer having overstepped.

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  • 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick, source says
76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick, source says

The fact the Sixers were willing to potentially not only give up the Lakers pick next year but the Kings pick the following, as well shows how General Manager Bryan Colangelo saw this move as one he had to make - and rightly so. That the University of Washington point guard worked out for the Sixers was an indication that the team was close...

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  • Despite London attack, Wozniacki confident in security at Wimbledon
Despite London attack, Wozniacki confident in security at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal continued in his superb form on Sunday with a dominant 6-1 6-2 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut to move easily into the French Open quarter-finals. Nishikori will play Fernando Verdasco for a place in the quarterfinals. He'll next face Austrian Dominic Thiem , who blitzed Horacio Zeballos, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1, to reach his second ...

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  • Florentino Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021
Florentino Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new five-year contract with Real Madrid in December 2016. No sell-on clause was written into Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer from Real Madrid to Manchester United . That is the figure which is circulating in football and might tempt, in particular, Paris Saint-Germain to make such an offer, while Manchester Unit...

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  • Linfield v Celtic will not take place on 12 July
Linfield v Celtic will not take place on 12 July

Those games would take place on July 13th and 20th. Linfield are managed by David Healy, who played the Hoops city rivals Rangers among other clubs. The Linfield chairman said that the club was happy to have the first leg of a possible Celtic encounter at home for financial reasons. The first leg to be played at Windsor on a hugely sign...

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  • Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims
Volunteers rally to help Portugal's fire victims

Other 54 people were injured, including four firefighters and a seriously injured minor, Gomes told state broadcaster RTP. Five of the injured were in critical condition (four firemen and a child). It is already the largest tragedy, in terms of loss of human life, of the past several decades in the country. "I am shocked and horrified by the many...

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  • Sixers will acquire No. 1 pick to draft Markelle Fultz
Sixers will acquire No. 1 pick to draft Markelle Fultz

Markelle Fultz worked out for the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night, and multiple reports soon surfaced saying that on Monday the 76ers and Boston Celtics will complete a trade for the No. The other projected top players at the top of the draft are UCLA guard Lonzo Ball and Kansas forward Josh Jackson . Fultz, who went to high schoo...

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  • Confed Cup: Alexis, Vidal Star As Chile Outclass Cameroon
Confed Cup: Alexis, Vidal Star As Chile Outclass Cameroon

Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov started with an attacking-style line-up and the decision paid off as Russian Federation started the brighter of the two teams and put New Zealand under near-constant pressure in the opening exchanges.

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  • Ronaldo, Chicharito and VAR Provide Early Confederations Cup Drama
Ronaldo, Chicharito and VAR Provide Early Confederations Cup Drama

Cristiano Ronaldo could not inspire Portugal to victory on their Confederations Cup debut as they drew 2-2 with Mexico on Sunday thanks to Hector Moreno's late goal. Ronaldo reportedly wants to leave Real after being accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the authorities of €14.7 million (US$16.5 million, RM17.4 million) in tax throu...

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  • We now know every player available in the National Hockey League expansion draft
We now know every player available in the National Hockey League expansion draft

It will last through Tuesday. Their selections will be revealed later to the public later Wednesday night at the 2017 NHL Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Some players left unprotected, such as Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan, carry hefty contracts, which Vegas might shy away from so not to restrict the team's payroll structure under the salary ...

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  • Gareth Bale insists he is not expecting to leave Real Madrid
Gareth Bale insists he is not expecting to leave Real Madrid

Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 20th minute and became the first player ever to score in three different Champions League finals. "I'm not going to say that I'll be here for the rest of my life, that's doesn't exist", Zidane said. Leonardo Bonucci's raking pass was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Gonzalo Higuain k...

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  • Dragons lock Hill named on bench for Lions clash with Chiefs
Dragons lock Hill named on bench for Lions clash with Chiefs

Given the Lions' schedule in New Zealand , possibly the toughest there has been, it's a sensible option to rest the Test 23 for the next two midweek matches to ensure they are in the best shape to take on the All Blacks . Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt believes proximity is more important than form when it comes to call-ups to the British and...

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  • Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2
Healy hits 2 HRs to power A's past Yankees 5-2

Healy recorded his third career multi-homer game - all coming this month - and powered the Oakland Athletics to a 5-2 victory against the New York Yankees on Saturday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum. Joyce reached base five times, Jesse Hahn (3-4) pitched five innings to defeat NY for the first time in his career and Jed Lowrie had an RBI s...

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  • Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching
Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

Things are looking good on the horizon for the Los Angeles Lakers after news broke yesterday that Paul George intends to leave the Pacers after this season and would like to join the Lakers. If the Pacers are in a hurry to offload George entering the NBA Draft week, LA could quickly become an active trade partner considering the young playe...

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  • Conor McGregor is Free to Get His Own Sponsors For Mayweather Fight
Conor McGregor is Free to Get His Own Sponsors For Mayweather Fight

I was in retirement, but they wanted me back and I'm back.' The multi-division boxing world champion is favourite to beat McGregor, who never boxed professionally, in Las Vegas. So, will Lewis be buying the fight? All of that being said, Lewis can see why people are so interested in a bout between two entirely different fighters.

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  • England captain blames Cardiff pitch for shock defeat
England captain blames Cardiff pitch for shock defeat

In the post match presentation, Morgan insisted that the pitch used for his side's eight-wicket defeat at Sophia Gardens cancelled out the home advantage as the same pitch was used for Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash last Monday. He said that every ground has three pitches given to them and depending on how the grounds come back from the first three games...

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