• No date for delivery of upgraded engine, says Honda
No date for delivery of upgraded engine, says Honda

Asked about Brawn's comments, Hasegawa said: "I appreciate his comments and I will ask him if we need his support". The deadlines are now coming thick and fast amid the deteriorating McLaren-Honda relationship. Double world champion Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he would not stick around in Formula One if the calendar grew to 25 race...

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  • Liverpool end interest in Virgil van Dijk, apologise to Southampton
Liverpool end interest in Virgil van Dijk, apologise to Southampton

But the Holland international's preference angered the Saints, who reported Liverpool to the Premier League over allegations of "tapping up" the player. Liverpool have yet to comment on the rumours, but Sky Sports reported the Anfield club are prepared to break their transfer record to secure his services.

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  • Nadal sets up Wawrinka final, eyes 10th French Open title
Nadal sets up Wawrinka final, eyes 10th French Open title

Wawrinka started the tie-break with a double fault and when a forehand clanged off the net cord to give Murray a 4-2 lead his luck appeared to be out. - World number one Murray clawed back from a set point down to win the first set in a tiebreak 7-6 (6) in just over an hour. "I know that mentally, when I'm there, it's hard to beat me".

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  • Rafael Nadal Beats Benoit Paire to Advance at 2017 French Open
Rafael Nadal Beats Benoit Paire to Advance at 2017 French Open

Second seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic faced competition in Spain's Marcel Granollers in Round 1, and was not able to break him as effectively as he would have liked. "I pulled my back yesterday and specialists were saying I needed 48 hours, I was nearly sure I could not take it to court today", said Mladenovic, who burst into tears a...

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  • Ankle injury ends Wahab's Champions Trophy for Pakistan
Ankle injury ends Wahab's Champions Trophy for Pakistan

But Pandya did not let the pressure of an India Pakistan game get to him as he slammed the spinner on three consecutive deliveries for sixes in the last over of the Indian innings. But Yuvraj smashed 53 runs off 32 balls to take India closer to 300 before he was dismissed. He remained unbeaten on 81. The method to Pandya's hitting was simple: bel...

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  • Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup
Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Conor Sheary scored 1:19 into the second period to make it 4-0 over Nashville. That sweep included two shutouts courtesy of our Finnish hero Pekka Rinne (who is fantastic as long as he's not playing in Pittsburgh). "The pass beat the goalie, so I just had to put it in the open net", Sheary said. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan has called him a ga...

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  • Cavs dominate Warriors to keep NBA Finals alive
Cavs dominate Warriors to keep NBA Finals alive

Compare that to Golden State, however, which has played in isolation just 6.4% of the time in 15 playoff games. "Obviously K.D. made some huge plays down the stretch", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. A James 3-pointer put Cleveland ahead 115-96 entering the fourth quarter. To see that go in, that was liberating, man. For added measure, Z...

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  • Warriors pull off late comeback to shock the Cavaliers
Warriors pull off late comeback to shock the Cavaliers

So we tried to do that tonight, but it wasn't enough. We just kept our composure. A series that appeared to be headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. Kevin Love wasn't scoring (he went 1-for-9 for nine points), but it didn't matter, because he was rebounding (13 on the night) and forcing turnovers (six steal...

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  • Raikkonen tops practice at Canadian Grand Prix
Raikkonen tops practice at Canadian Grand Prix

Track lined with walls so 80% chance of Safety Car, one of the highest of the season and it always upsets the Strategy plans when it comes. "Today I was fighting with the vehicle at the beginning, but in the end I understood what we needed and what we had to do.

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  • Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals
Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

Nadal, who is seeded fourth, can become only the third man in history to make 10 appearances in the final at one Grand Slam tournament. Andy Murray knows he will have to be at his best again if he is to defeat Stan Wawrinka and reach the French Open final for the second consecutive year.

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  • Murray regroups to beat Nishikori
Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

It was just today it was just unusual how it came about, because it was after the very first game of the match. Wawrinka, the third seed, booked a place in the quarterfinals for the fourth time with a comfortable 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2 win over Gael Monfils , the last French player in the men's draw.

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  • Game 4 Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers
Game 4 Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

All of them are wrong. Magic Johnson has said that his Lakers would probably have even done it in a sweep. "We talked about it since The Finals last year that the last season was a very unique year, for a lot of different reasons, and we learned a lot", Curry said.

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  • Peter Laviolette: Subban's head was 'crosschecked into ice' by Crosby
Peter Laviolette: Subban's head was 'crosschecked into ice' by Crosby

Sidney Crosby put on a show in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final, but his brilliant night was overshadowed by some out-of-character behaviour. No unsportsmanlike penalty was called and Kessel's goal stood. He claimed later it was an accident. "I had a gesture with my hand, and before I knew it the thing was flying across the ice". "I didn't try to t...

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  • Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters
Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

Torrential rain forced Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's quarter-finals at the French Open to be delayed until Wednesday. Thiem is known for his relentless attack and powerful baseline shots and will likely push Djokovic to the limit on Tuesday.

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  • No panic for Qld after opening Origin loss
No panic for Qld after opening Origin loss

The thing I remember most about playing with Stan is that I often saw the back of him as he was walking off the field. If he doesn't feel comfortable doing that type of thing, don't do it. It will now remain to be seen how the most dominant side in State of Origin history picks itself up for the second game in Sydney, where a mostly pro-Blue crow...

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  • Antonio Conte told to make this Chelsea signing now
Antonio Conte told to make this Chelsea signing now

However, interestingly, Bleacher Report have suggested that aside from the £100m pursuit of Lukaku, the Premier League champions are also keen on midfielder Gueye. "But it is what it is and we just have to wait and see what happens next year". "I would say Morata is a better fit than Lukaku for Chelsea", Merson told Sky Sports .

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  • Gennett makes Reds history with 4 homers in game
Gennett makes Reds history with 4 homers in game

It was an honor to witness that". Gennett said he spent about a month trying to change off of No. 4 out of respect for Phillips, but found the process to be too onerous. Daniel Norris (3-3) took the loss, allowing four runs - three earned - five hits and three walks in six innings. Wainwright had yielded just one earned run over his pre...

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  • Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports
Olympics Shift: IOC Doubles Number Of Mixed-Gender Events, Adds 5 Sports

Wasserman's remarks come just two days before the International Olympic Committee meets in Lausanne to discuss the issue of announcing the hosts of the 2024 and 2028 at the same time this year . The additions drawing the most notice are the 1,500 meter women's swimming event, which has been requested for quite a while, the 4x100 meter Swimming M...

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  • Middlesbrough appoint former Leeds boss Garry Monk
Middlesbrough appoint former Leeds boss Garry Monk

New Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani claimed on Twitter four days ago that the club would be interviewing candidates this week, though it remains to be seen what, if anything, came out of those. "Garry will be officially unveiled at a media conference on Monday", read Middlesbrough's statement. Monk's remit will be to guide Boro into the Premier L...

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  • Alvaro Morata Agrees To Manchester United Move
Alvaro Morata Agrees To Manchester United Move

This makes Morata the more likelier signing for the Manchester club, considering that it is nearly a given that the Spaniard will leave Real this summer in order to get more playing time. The player has been linked with many clubs in recent weeks, with it seeming likely he will leave the Spanish giants in the off-season. 'I want to be playing and...

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