• See inside the Royal Navy's largest ever warship
See inside the Royal Navy's largest ever warship

The Commander of HMS Queen Elizabeth has strongly defended the need for such a ship, with questions raised over its cost and relevance in a changing world. Yet, just one previous warship has been named Queen Elizabeth, however. "I think it's a pretty good investment, £6 billion for two ships, I think in 50 years time we'll look back and think t...

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  • Federer Shows Grasscourt Best, Destroys Zverev in Halle Final
Federer Shows Grasscourt Best, Destroys Zverev in Halle Final

Federer won 6-3, 7-5 last spring at the Rome Masters before Zverev pulled off a 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-3 upset in the Halle semifinals. "I felt good and never let up", Federer , playing in his 140th career final, said afterward. It was quite quick, and usually in doubles the points are a little bit shorter. Switzerland's Roger Federer returns a sh...

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  • McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour
McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

Asked why he needed to add the word "female", McEnroe said he had great respect for Williams but added: "If she played the men's circuit she'd be like 700 in the world". Although McEnroe has no doubt Williams is the best female player, he doesn't think she would fare well competing against men. "I just haven't seen it in any other sport, and ...

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  • Danny Lee ties for third in PGA Tour's Travelers Championship
Danny Lee ties for third in PGA Tour's Travelers Championship

The fans turned out to see one of the most popular players on the PGA Tour at TPC River Highlands Saturday and Jordan Spieth did not disappoint the masses. Winning the Masters in 2015, and tying Tiger Wood's score of 270 (-18) for the weekend. The leaders finished two strokes clear of Charley Hoffman , who closed with a flawless 66, and ...

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  • Blaney wins first race, making 99 for Wood Brothers
Blaney wins first race, making 99 for Wood Brothers

Blaney, who grew up watching his father, Dave, compete in the Cup series at Pocono and elsewhere, was understandably excited after winning so close to where his father and grandfather, dirt-track legend Lou Blaney, lived in Hartford Township, Ohio.

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  • European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo
European champion Portugal is not only about Ronaldo

But they were slow to start and the match remained goalless until the 33rd minute, when Tommy Smith was judged to have brought down Danilo and Cristiano Ronaldo duly converted from the penalty spot. "Overall, there were some really positive signs in the game", he said. Ronaldo twice threatened the New Zealand goal in quick succession, nodding...

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  • Extending Conte's deal will be Chelsea's biggest summer signing- Lampard
Extending Conte's deal will be Chelsea's biggest summer signing- Lampard

I'm sure they will look at the player in the same type as Diego Costa. Everton have set an astonishing £100million asking price for the Belgium global, who has scored 87 goals after four years at Goodison Park, and Lampard is wary of the "inflated" transfer market.

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  • NHL Expansion Mock Draft: Predictions For Vegas Golden Knights' Roster
NHL Expansion Mock Draft: Predictions For Vegas Golden Knights' Roster

This might be more significant than some others if Nashville is indeed running into a brick wall trying to sway McPhee from taking someone of Neal's stature, especially since the deadline to trade with teams other than the Golden Knights already passed.

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  • Frank de Boer named Crystal Palace manager on three-year deal
Frank de Boer named Crystal Palace manager on three-year deal

The former England manager won nine of his 24 Premier League in charge to secure Palace's top flight status after succeeding Alan Pardew last December, before resigning last month. De Boer has been out of work since an 85-day spell in charge of Inter ended at the start of November a year ago. "We were brought up with the philosophy of Ajax and Ba...

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  • Felice Herrig Earns Third Straight Win Against Justine Kish
Felice Herrig Earns Third Straight Win Against Justine Kish

Herrig was quick to the punch with a series of stinging left hands but then she would switch up her attack with a series of takedowns where Kish could only use her power to survive on the mat. Herrig had her opponent's back, but Kish scrambled out of danger. A knee landed for Kish. Kish, who would go on to lose the fight via unanimous decision, t...

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  • Hamilton challenges Vettel to sort it 'face to face' after Azerbaijan clashes
Hamilton challenges Vettel to sort it 'face to face' after Azerbaijan clashes

But Hamilton said: "I think it's just not driver conduct". While behind a safety vehicle Hamilton , who was in the lead, appeared to slow his auto right in front of Vettel , causing Vettel to drive into him. Vettel continued to protest his innocence after the race. "I don't have a problem with him", insisted Vettel . There is then a cha...

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  • F1 win: 'I was just giggling like a schoolboy'
F1 win: 'I was just giggling like a schoolboy'

Vettel was handed a 10-second stop-and-go penalty by the Azerbaijan GP race stewards after his vehicle hit Hamilton's twice behind the Safety auto - once under braking and then again when Vettel first drew alongside Hamilton to gesticulate at his title rival before swiping into the Mercedes .

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  • Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

The 31-year-old Spaniard has coasted into a 10th French Open final without dropping a set. "The doubts, I think, are good, because the doubts give you the possibility to work with more intensity, with being more humble, and accepting that you need to keep working hard to improve things", Nadal said .

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  • Pakistan's success proves why Champions Trophy is no more about the rankings
Pakistan's success proves why Champions Trophy is no more about the rankings

Pakistan have qualified for the final of ICC Champions Trophy for the first time in the history beating England by 8 wickets in the first semi-final at Cardiff on Wednesday. "All credit to Pakistan today, they were too good for us", Bayliss told Sky Sports . Pakistan will now face the victor of the second semi-final between India and ...

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  • Hamonic dealt, few fireworks otherwise at first NHL draft in Chicago
Hamonic dealt, few fireworks otherwise at first NHL draft in Chicago

He played 444 games in seven seasons as an Islander , scoring 26 goals and totaling 120 assists. Calgary is certainly closer to his home than NY. On the eve of the Stanley Cup final , Rutherford told THN.com that he felt he had no choice but to make a move like the one he made Friday night, dealing a first-round pick and prospect Oskar Sundqvis...

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  • England win South Africa T20 series
England win South Africa T20 series

Malan and Alex Hales - returning to the England team in place of Jonny Bairstow - shared in a century stand for the second wicket, though Hales struggled for his usual fluency after being painfully struck on the knee by a ball from Dane Paterson .

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  • Argus Boosts Rating On Oracle Corporation (ORCL) To
Argus Boosts Rating On Oracle Corporation (ORCL) To "Outperform"

It is down 0.00% since June 23, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 0.61% the S&P500. Arcadia Investment Management Corp decreased its stake in Oracle Corp (ORCL) by 11.82% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oracle" published on June 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Oracle: How High Will It Go Tomorrow?" on June 21, ...

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  • England 'should have got a result' against France - Gareth Southgate
England 'should have got a result' against France - Gareth Southgate

Against Spain in November, England led 2-0 but drew 2-2 after conceding sloppy late goals. There was a brisk response from France , Giroud producing one of his more elegant volleyed finishes into the top corner only to be denied by an offside flag.

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  • Harvick returns to victory lane
Harvick returns to victory lane

In a game of saving fuel and varying strategies on pit road, Kevin Harvick scored the victory in the Toyota Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway . With the retirement of several popular drivers in the last few years - Jeff Gordon , Tony Stewart , Carl Edwards and, soon, Dale Earnhardt Jr .

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  • Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Confirm Fight of the Century!
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Confirm Fight of the Century!

The first thing to think about when it's suggested that Mayweather may have lost some of his skills after two years of traveling the world in his private jet. Undefeated Mayweather , 40, is coming out of retirement for the clash after being constantly challenged and goaded by the brash 28-year-old from Ireland.

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