Sports


Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final Nadal beats del Potro to reach 11th French final
- June 08, 2018

A sumptuous cross-court backhand victor by Nadal handed him a double-break in the fifth game and it wasn't long after before he closed out proceedings in two hours and 14 minutes to take his place in Sunday's showpiece against Thiem, who he enjoys a 6-3 head-to-head record against. (more...)
Trump considers a posthumous pardon for Muhammad Ali Trump considers a posthumous pardon for Muhammad Ali
- June 08, 2018

I'm thinking about that seriously. Ali was convicted of draft evasion after he refused to enter the military during the Vietnam War, and was stripped of his heavyweight boxing crown. 'The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Muhammad Ali in a unanimous decision in 1971. He did not offer any other names, but said in response to a reporter's question that O.J. (more...)
Nadal-del Potro, Thiem-Cecchinato in French Open semifinals
- June 08, 2018

Cecchinato, whose use of the dropshot was often devastating, forced three set points in a tiebreak which became nearly as epic as that against the Serb. Nadal takes a 10-0 French Open semifinal record into his matchup against 2009 U.S. Open champion del Potro. Cecchinato was bidding to become the first Italian to reach a men's final at a Grand Slam tournament since Adriano Panatta won the title in Paris 42 years ago, and had already sent Novak Djokovic packing in the quarter-finals but ... (more...)
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 car MotoGP champion Marc Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 car
- June 08, 2018

Marquez was watched by Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko , Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz , Honda motorsport boss Masashi Yamamoto and Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda , and coached by nine-time grand prix victor and former Red Bull F1 driver Mark Webber . (more...)
Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham Harry Kane signs new six-year contract with Tottenham
- June 08, 2018

Kane was crucial to Spurs as they finished third in the Premier League and reached the FA Cup semi-final. Tottenham wrote on their Twitter account : "We are delighted to announce that Harry Kane has signed a new six-year contract with the club, which runs until 2024". (more...)
Trump says he's considering pardon for Muhammad Ali
- June 08, 2018

After refusing to serve, he was stripped of his boxing titles and did not fight for three years while he appealed, until his conviction was overturned in 1971. In May, Trump also posthumously pardoned former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. Mr Trump also recently said he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself in the Russian Federation inquiry, although he insists he has done nothing wrong. (more...)
FREE TACO! Golden State Warriors win triggers Taco Bell giveaway
- June 08, 2018

All you have to do is show up to a participating location to snag a no-strings-attached Doritos Locos Taco. Of course, the Cavaliers could turn things around and win game four, but even if they did, the team would have to win every single one of the next three games. (more...)
West Ham's Manuel Lanzini out of Argentina squad West Ham's Manuel Lanzini out of Argentina squad
- June 08, 2018

Lanzini has earned four caps to date and scored his first senior worldwide goal in a 2-0 friendly victory over Italy. Argentina forward Manuel Lanzini's World Cup dreams are over following an injury he suffered while training with the national team. (more...)
Tyson Fury labels himself 'greatest heavyweight of all time' ahead of comeback Tyson Fury labels himself 'greatest heavyweight of all time' ahead of comeback
- June 08, 2018

With Joshua targeting a unification showdown against Deontay Wilder, the feeling in Fury's camp is that he retains the lineal title, having not fought since his own win over Klitschko in Dusseldorf in November 2015 - the Ukrainian's first defeat in 11 years. (more...)
CM Punk: CM Punk: "I'm Done With Professional Wrestling"
- June 08, 2018

CM Punk did not participate the open workouts for Saturday's stacked UFC 225 card, as he was dealing with anxiety issues. "I think people's perception of me is that I have a huge (ego)". "From what I saw from Phil against Mickey, I didn't see the modern day MMA fighter", Jackson explained. "I don't think so, it's a hard question to answer, a lot's happened this week", Punk said. (more...)
Alex Guerrero Responds To Julian Edelman’s Reported Four-Game Suspension Alex Guerrero Responds To Julian Edelman’s Reported Four-Game Suspension
- June 08, 2018

A Patriots spokesperson tells 7News that the team is "aware" of the report but not commenting on the matter at this time. The Patriots took a one-year flier on Matthews in free agency and he now has the chance for a bigger role if he shows anything in training camp. (more...)
North American bid looks to secure Zimbabwe's vote North American bid looks to secure Zimbabwe's vote
- June 08, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it can afford to have Morocco host the 2026 World Cup, even if the rival North American bid promises billions of dollars more in revenue. Hosting 48 teams could mean sharing games with other Middle East nations to find up to four extra stadiums Qatar now does not plan to build. Any consultation on the 2022 World Cup must reach a decision by FIFA's June 2019 congress, he said. (more...)
LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010 LeBron’s Honest Explanation as to Why He Left Cavs in 2010
- June 08, 2018

For the second-straight year, Durant posted a singularly spectacular performance in the third and pivotal contest of the NBA Finals , highlighted by game-clinching 3-pointers from the left wing with less than a minute to play to effectively clinch the title for the Warriors. (more...)
Antonio Conte has major concern about joining Real Madrid Antonio Conte has major concern about joining Real Madrid
- June 08, 2018

Chelsea's Antonio Conte and Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino are other names in the mix, but Guti has emerged as the bookmaker's favourite. However, with Pochettino seemingly impossible to prize away from Tottenham and the likes of Jurgen Klopp , Max Allegri and Antonio Conte also hard to hire, Madrid could be set to bring in a manager who already has experience of working within the club and hope this approach will be as successful as Zidane's appointment. (more...)
Paddy Jackson joins Perpignan after release by Ulster Paddy Jackson joins Perpignan after release by Ulster
- June 08, 2018

As revealed by the Belfast Telegraph last week, the 26-year-old had been in talks with the Catalan club as he bids to rebuild his career after having his Ulster contract revoked. "Following a review, conducted in the aftermath of recent court proceedings, the Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby have revoked the contracts of Patrick Jackson and Stuart Olding with immediate effect." Olding has since joined relegated Top 14 side Brive and his former team-mate has moved to one of the ... (more...)
Chris Paul Wants Max Deal Which Could Hurt Rockets in LeBron Race Chris Paul Wants Max Deal Which Could Hurt Rockets in LeBron Race
- June 08, 2018

The Lakers had been reportedly shifting their free agent hauling strategy to 2019, holding out for younger max-level players like Kawhi Leonard, who is seven years younger than James, who is likely in the last few years of his prime. "So you have to credit Oklahoma City for really turning his head on that". Houston would give George the best shot at competing for a championship, though. (more...)
French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Garbine Muguruza to reach final French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Garbine Muguruza to reach final
- June 08, 2018

When we get on the court, it's time to compete. She had her second shot at the title in 2017 but lost again to the Latvian revelation Jelena Ostapenko . You know, to be here, from there, I think, is rewarding, because those times were not easy. The most recent match was in the 2017 Cincinnati Masters, a match Muguruza won in 13 games. (more...)
Anas busts Kenyan World Cup referee with $600 bribe Anas busts Kenyan World Cup referee with $600 bribe
- June 08, 2018

His accuser claims the video was taken during the 2018 Africa Nations Champions hosted in Morocco in January and February. Ghanaian undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas posing as a football approached Marwa during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) held in Gabon. (more...)
Refreshed Rafael Nadal surges into French Open semifinals
- June 08, 2018

Del Potro's win over Cilic on Thursday was an emotional one for the sixth-ranked 29-year-old, who will return to the top four of the ATP rankings for the first time since February 2014 on Monday. "I missed a lot at the beginning of the match". Back in 2009, it was Federer who stopped del Potro in Paris . Nadal won only 10 of 21 points played (47 per cent) on the first ball in his opening set with Schwartzman, compared with an average 72 per cent in the final two sets, per Roland-Garros' ... (more...)
England recall Jake Ball for Australia ODI series England recall Jake Ball for Australia ODI series
- June 08, 2018

Both players had been at the IPL before England's Test series against Pakistan , although Woakes did not play as much for Royal Challengers Bangalore as Stokes did for Rajasthan Royals. " Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the Scotland ODI with tightness in his right quad", the statement said. However, Ball could not find his place in the England Test squad . (more...)
Woods to stay on yacht during US Open
- June 08, 2018

Except that Woods is No. 80. Thursday at Shinnecock should rock as the U.S. Open returns to its roots for the first time since 2004 and its fifth-ever national championship unfolds in Long Island. The 14-time major champion is now ranked 80th in the world following last weekend's Memorial Tournament, where he finished tied for 23rd. Brooks Koepka, an impressive four-shot victor at Erin Hills a year ago, will begin the defence of his title alongside two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson ... (more...)
Watch Alex Ovechkin lift the Stanley Cup after 13 year wait Watch Alex Ovechkin lift the Stanley Cup after 13 year wait
- June 08, 2018

Lars Eller scored with 7:37 left in the third period as the Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven final to take the series 4-1. "Years of breaking things down and trying again, breaking things down and trying again, and this group never gave up and we finally did it". "You couldn't write the story better". (more...)
Capitals edge Golden Knights to win first Stanley Cup in franchise history Capitals edge Golden Knights to win first Stanley Cup in franchise history
- June 08, 2018

They certainly looked like that in Game 4, closing the door quickly and rendering about 40 minutes of the game meaningless. Vegas later scored again in the second to go up 3-2. Washington and Vegas combined for just seven shots while landing a total of 19 hits in the early going. Yet for all of his goal-scoring prowess and athletic swagger, the Great Eight had never won an Olympic gold medal or a Stanley Cup title. (more...)
Durant has 43, Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs Durant has 43, Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs
- June 08, 2018

Don't give LeBron James hope. And despite facing those challenging elements in a hostile road environment, the Warriors prevailed, 110-102, over Cleveland on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals for a 3-0 series lead. Teams that have fallen behind 3-0 in the playoffs are 0-131. This is not the same Golden State team ( Kevin Durant helps). They're saying all the right things. (more...)
Ejaria aiming to make the right impression with Rangers Ejaria aiming to make the right impression with Rangers
- June 08, 2018

The former Liverpool and England midfielder was confirmed as Rangers' new manager on a four-year deal on May 4. "I'm just going to keep working hard and see where that takes me". "I really want to be a regular at Liverpool Football Club, a massive club, so that's my aim". Gerrard is also hoping to complete a £3million move for Brighton defender Connor Goldson in the coming days. (more...)
Israeli FA files compaint to Federation Internationale de Football Association against Palestinians over Argentina friendly cancelation Israeli FA files compaint to Federation Internationale de Football Association against Palestinians over Argentina friendly cancelation
- June 08, 2018

Regev suggested "there's only one story here -the threats to the life of Messi's family". Although the stadium that was slated to host the match is in west Jerusalem, Rajoub had complained that it is situated in a neighbourhood built on the site of a former Palestinian village destroyed during the war surrounding Israel's creation in 1948. (more...)
England v Costa Rica Live on ITV England v Costa Rica Live on ITV
- June 08, 2018

Costa Rica had a game to forget and barely resisted English control. They've now only won two of the last nine, and the last test before their World Cup debut against Serbia did nothing but increase the problems for Ramirez. "We made 10 changes and maintained the momentum with what we are doing", said England boss Southgate. Different players to usual, but the same essence. (more...)
Rafael Nadal outlasts Schwartzman to reach 11th French Open semifinal
- June 08, 2018

Nadal will face either Croatian third seed Marin Cilic or Juan Martin del Potro , the fifth seeded Argentine, in the semifinals. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . His opponent Friday will be Juan Martin del Potro , who got choked up after waiting almost a decade to return to the final four in Paris - and dealing with three wrist operations in the interim. (more...)
Max Scherzer joins HOF pitchers with second immaculate inning Max Scherzer joins HOF pitchers with second immaculate inning
- June 08, 2018

Scherzer threw a so-called immaculate inning last season as well. Lefty Grove, Sandy Koufax , Nolan Ryan and Randy Johnson . Andrew Heaney celebrated his 27th birthday by throwing a one-hit shutout for the Los Angeles in a victory over Kansas City in Anaheim, Calif. (more...)
Eden Hazard sends World Cup message to Mohamad Salah Eden Hazard sends World Cup message to Mohamad Salah
- June 08, 2018

We are glad about defeating Egypt 3-0. " Egypt have good players". We have a golden generation. Missing Salah, Europe's Golden Boot victor last season, Egypt's goalscoring chances were automatically decimated. Their playing style is close to that of Tunisia. Belgium manager Roberto Martinez also shared some words for Salah after Wednesday night's comfortable victory. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 next »