• Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku
Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

Victory at this weekend's Azerbaijan GP would give Hamilton back-to-back wins — and would be a further boost after cutting Vettel's overall lead to 12 points with his Canada GP win two weeks ago. As to whether Bottas can become a true title contender, we will have to wait. Constructors standings Mercedes 22; 2. "Lewis is in the best place...

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  • 76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft
76ers take Fultz to start NBA draft

The Wolves drafted Arizona's sharpshooting forward Markkanen for the Bulls , while Chicago took Creighton forward Justin Patton at number 16 for Minnesota, who have gone 13 seasons in a row without reaching the playoffs. 3, while the Suns took Josh Jackson from Kansas . " And I'm just looking forward to going in there and giving it my all a...

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  • Spanish prosecutor accuses Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish prosecutor accuses Mourinho of tax fraud

In an earlier report, Marca said Ronaldo has told his team-mates he was leaving and "there is no turning back". AS reported Wednesday that Ronaldo is also having second thoughts about departing Madrid after hearing "very positive" comments from Perez.

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  • Lowry finishes in the Top 50 at US Open
Lowry finishes in the Top 50 at US Open

He is also the seventh straight U.S. Open champion to be a first-time major victor. The long-hitting American traveled far and wide, from Kazakhstan to Kenya and mainland Europe, cramming into bed and breakfast rooms with fellow players, spending some nights sleeping in cars, and learning about life and how to win.

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  • Referees can stop games over discrimination at Confederation Cup
Referees can stop games over discrimination at Confederation Cup

Telemundo beats that with more than 200 hours of saturation coverage including the opening ceremony live at 6 a.m. Saturday - just to get you in the mood for the spectacle that is the 2018 World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo .PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images. Since 2005 the tournament has become a dress rehearsal for the World Cup, with the Wor...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown
Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown

The last woman to win her first title at a major was Barbara Jordan of the United States at the 1979 Australian Open. None of that mattered to Ostapenko . Serving to stay in the set at 5-4 down, Ostapenko stopped her service motion at 30-30 when a spectator shouted out from the stands. Consider: Last year in Paris , Ostapenko lost in the first ...

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  • Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal
Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

In the semi-finals, Federer will face Karen Khachanov , who won the battle of the young Russians against Andrey Rublev 7-6 (10/8) 4-6 6-3. "He's big and strong and seems super excited to be on tour and he's working hard", said the Swiss.

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  • Dominant New Zealand increase America's Cup lead
Dominant New Zealand increase America's Cup lead

Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill has admitted Team New Zealand has the faster boat, but insists his team will be doing everything in their power to try to regain some parity after a one-sided two days of racing in the America's Cup match. After going into the competition one point down, the New Zealanders needed to win eight races to win the Americ...

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  • Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul
Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

On Tuesday, the day after the landmine blast, Raffoul flew to Iraq to take care of Robert, along with colleagues from France Televisions . Iraqi Kurdish journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and French journalist Stephen Villeneuve, who were working with Robert, were also killed in the explosion.

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  • Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick
Knicks look overseas for help with No 8 pick

Just hours after being drafted on Thursday night, Ntilikina will be back in France on Friday, having taken a 2 a.m. ET flight from NY to join his French professional team, Strasbourg , barely in time for a decisive Game 5 of the Pro A Finals against Chalon .

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  • Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions
Ioane try double as All Blacks maul Lions

The Lions have shown they do not favour playing a lot of rugby and look just as risky without the ball as with it. "That's one (win)", he added. "In fairness to them, they were very direct up front and we need to be better at combating them in those areas".

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  • Read lives up to captaincy in Lions win
Read lives up to captaincy in Lions win

That missed opportunity cost the tourists, and following three points from the boot of Beauden Barrett , the All Blacks were soon over for their first try. "I'm 68 now and I'll probably not be able to do it when they next tour New Zealand in 2029 so I thought, this was my chance". "Once we looked after the ball and stopped offloading, we b...

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  • Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick
Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

In the second round with the No. 57th overall pick, the Blackhawks selected defenseman Ian Mitchell, who is from Canada, 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds. Defensemen Miro Heiskanen (No. "I love hockey", he said. Laavainen, the second Finnish defenseman taken by the Blackhawks after they also selected Henri Jokiharju in the first round, played for Jokerit...

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  • Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

New Zealand , which has lost twice in Confederations Cup play , can not advance. During Mexico's testy 2-1 victory, undercover Federation Internationale de Football Association agents in plain clothes were scattered throughout the stands.

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  • LaVar Ball gets booed mercilessly by crowd at NBA Draft
LaVar Ball gets booed mercilessly by crowd at NBA Draft

Lonzo thought there was a very good chance that he was going to be drafted by the Lakers . The hype around UCLA product Lonzo Ball just seems to be gaining more and more followers. If your criteria for a superstar is you've got to score 30 and be Kevin Durant or LeBron James , those are rare people we won't see for another 30 years in our ...

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  • Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft
Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft

The Flyers traded with the St. Louis Blues to select the 18-year-old Frost with the 27th overall pick in the 2017 National Hockey League draft on Friday night and immediately, this Tweet surfaced - which has now been deleted. It's the second straight year the 76ers have owned the first overall selection. However, the Kings have multiple cen...

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  • No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst
No. 1 NBA draft pick Markelle Fultz makes rookie mistake in Inst

See above. Minnesota greatly increased their chances as a playoff team, and now have their very own big three. The Sixers made their intentions clear after swapping the third overall pick in the draft and the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-round pick (protected) with the Boston Celtics for the first overall pick.

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  • Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft
Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft

McPhee was excited to discover the cache of quality players to choose from. "People have identified people on other clubs they'd like to have", McPhee said . They have one unrestricted free agent - Scottie Upshall - and three restricted free agents (Parayko, Paajarvi and Nail Yakupov). There is a really deep talent of players that are availa...

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  • Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine
Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case and pays 2m euros fine

The agency representing Ronaldo denied any wrongdoing, explaining that the case could be related to different interpretations of the British and Spanish tax systems about where to declare some revenues. Real Madrid was not immediately available for comment on the allegations against Mourihno or Ronaldo's hearing. The prosecutor also alleged that...

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  • Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors
Mourinho also guilty of tax fraud at Real Madrid, say Spanish prosecutors

Previously, the current Manchester United manager headed up Chelsea, Inter Milan, FC Porto, União de Leiria and Benfica. The statement also said that Mourinho had received a certificate from the authorities confirming that he was "up to date with all his tax obligations".

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