Stories about Sport

Jun 14 2017

Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to win his first National Basketball Association championship. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Ha...

Jun 14 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Australian frustration at The Oval was amplified given they appeared just four more overs away from securing an all-important two points. "I think even in the 2015 Worl...

Jun 14 2017

Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

After coming out to a ideal 15-0 in post season, the Warriors dropped game 4 in Cleveland against the Cavaliers and finished off the series Monday night in Oakland with...

Jun 14 2017

ICC Champions Trophy: Hasan Ali guides Pakistan to victory against South Africa

The Proteas come into this brimming with confidence having hammered Sri Lanka in their opening game and are the highest ranked team in the tournament. Left-armer Imad str...

Jun 14 2017

Ostapenko blasts back to claim stunning French title

Looking ahead to the ladies French Open final, former champion Chris Evert had said: "Not many players win their first final in a Grand Slam ". Three years ago, it was...

Jun 14 2017

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

Anderson, who made the French Open fourth round in 2013 and 2014, twice recovered from a set down to advance 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in just under four hour...

Jun 14 2017

What happens if Champions Trophy semi finals are washed out?

It was Sarfraz's second impressive innings at Cardiff after the wicket-keeper's 90 on the same ground a year ago saw Pakistan chase down a target of 303 against Engl...

Jun 14 2017

Captain Virat Kohli Pleased with India's "Best Game so Far"

The fielding was fantastic and everyone was behind the bowlers. "We wanted to step up that intensity". Kapugedera then suffered a knee injury and was replaced by Danu...

Jun 14 2017

Djokovic-Agassi partnership off to winning start

He will take on Netherlands' Robin Haase in his next match but after being broken twice by Paire on Monday, he insists there is one key area he needs to improve on. Dav...

Jun 14 2017

India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach

India launched their campaign in the Champions Trophy with a resounding 124-run victory over Pakistan here today, extending their dominance over the arch- rivals in ...

Jun 14 2017

Hogg KO'd from Lions tour

Ill discipline also continues to haunt the Lions . Warburton, returning from an ankle injury which has restricted him to only 60 minutes playing time on tour, had a st...

Jun 14 2017

Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

Now five years later and with two different clubs, both superstars are back in the finals , Durant still seeking his first title and James again blocking the path. T...

Jun 14 2017

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Mr. Mets has been around for more than five decades, long popular with Mets fans for his oversized head with baseball seams. The Mets have had the mascot since...

Jun 14 2017

French Open suspended by rain, Bacsinszky and Ostapenko into semi-finals

Home favourite Kristina "Kiki" Mladenovic failed to handle the atmosphere, the wind or the rain, as well as Timea Bacsinszky who checked into the semi-finals with a 6-4...

Jun 14 2017

Twins Draft California Prep Shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Hunter Greene , a California high school right-hander and shortstop, went second to the Cincinnati Reds . He played third base and outfield until his senior year when ...

Jun 14 2017

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Carlos Munoz and Ryan-Hunter Reay were also knocked out of the race. UPDATE #2 [10:52 p.m. ET]: The race has now restarted after 30 minutes and 42 seconds of red-flag ...

Jun 13 2017

Manchester United After Italian Ace Andrea Belotti

Belotti , who is now on global duty with Italy, scored in his national team's 5-0 World Cup qualifying victory over Liechtenstein on Sunday. Belotti is one of a number ...

Jun 13 2017

Eddie Lacy earns another $55K by weighing required 250 or less

On May 15th, Lacy earned his first $55,000 for weighing 253 pounds , two pounds below the cutoff limit. That's the equation that comprises Eddie Lacy's weird weigh...

Jun 13 2017

Warriors set National Basketball Association playoffs record, even in defeat, during Game 4

It's a response to the player saying, after Friday's game: "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland". Over the first two games of The Finals, Irving struggl...

Jun 13 2017

Freddie Woodman reveals his next steps at Newcastle after World Cup joy

That has culminated in a thrilling World Cup final win against Venezuela earlier today in South Korea. England defeated Venezuela in the final in South Korea on S...