• Wallabies open new season with dominating win over Fiji
Wallabies open new season with dominating win over Fiji

Fiji's deficit grew to 25 points before they finally got on the board via Vereniki Goneva just past the hour-mark, and Timoci Nagusa claimed a try of his own late, but the result was never in doubt. Their last defeat to the Pacific Islanders was way back in 1954. Australia were over after just four minutes when a cross-kick from Foley found F...

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  • Birthday heartache looms in Paris - guaranteed
Birthday heartache looms in Paris - guaranteed

She has yet to win a tour-level title of any sort. But she calibrated her strokes better as the air swirled less and it was clear Ostapenko was up to the task against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki , who is 26. Because of the rain quarterfinal matches in the top half of the tournament lasted for more than five hours. The former players can only wis...

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Comeback Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason
NBA Finals 2017: Comeback Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason

James finished with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to move past Magic Johnson, while Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 40 points. But after a draining loss to the Warriors in Game 3, the Cavs will have to guard against a letdown, not to mention Golden State's vaunted lineup that was built to dominate for years.

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  • Gunathilaka, Mendis shine as Sri Lanka stun India
Gunathilaka, Mendis shine as Sri Lanka stun India

Mendis, along with Danushka Gunathilaka (76), shared a crucial 159-run partnership for the second wicket and paved way for skipper Angelo Mathews and others to register what was termed by many as an unexpected win. "Both the teams will play with 120 per cent commitment and with full passion". With Indian Opener Shikhar Dhawan's fantastic ce...

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  • Cavs need to make the greatest ever comeback once again
Cavs need to make the greatest ever comeback once again

They moved to the brink of that with a 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals . The Cavs set an NBA Finals record for most three pointers made in a game, connecting on 20 of their 33 three-point attempts at the end of the third quarter.

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  • Tennis Player Consoles Wailing Opponent Forced To Retire Over Injury
Tennis Player Consoles Wailing Opponent Forced To Retire Over Injury

The giant Argentine was greatly lauded for his sportsmanship when he embraced and consoled the sobbing, stricken Spaniard courtside. As he passed center court, Almagro, who at 31 is ranked No. "I tried to find good words for that moment", he said, "I said to him, 'Try to be calm". Yes, it's something I constantly try to get better at. And I told ...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers win physical Game 4 in NBA Finals to prevent elimination
Cleveland Cavaliers win physical Game 4 in NBA Finals to prevent elimination

Cleveland , determined not to watch the Warriors celebrate a championship on their home court for the second time in three seasons, came out flying with a record 86 points in the first half to lead by 18. The Warriors had swept their first three series and were 48 minutes away from a party they've been planning for a year. At one point in the o...

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  • French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem
French Open semifinals: Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem

The 32-year-old Wawrinka, who lost to Murray in last year's semifinals, is the oldest Roland Garros finalist since 1973. The two contrasting styles were nicely summed up in the opening exchanges - with Wawrinka hitting six winners and six unforced errors off the opening three games and Murray not making any mistakes for just one victor in the sam...

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  • Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride
Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

With each Warriors win, this season's Finals is becoming less and less interesting . James, who is averaging a triple-double in the 2017 Finals (32 points, 12.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists), and the Cavs edged the Warriors in Game 7 previous year after falling behind 3-1, becoming the first team to ever overcome such a deficit in the Final...

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  • Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist
Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

Following an incredible season with Leicester when they won the Premier League title, Mahrez did drop off a little bit past year. Mahrez told Leicester he wants to leave the club at the end of last month. The Telegraph claim that Mahrez wants to stay in the Premier League and is keen on moving to London so you'd assume the 26-year-old would be o...

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  • Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain
Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

The 28-year-old Finn has made 69 one-day global appearances for England and taken 102 wickets at an average of just under 30. The 28-year-old posted bowling figures of 0-35, having contributed three runs in the seven-wicket defeat to the Proteas.

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  • Penguins To Host Game 6 Watch Party Inside PPG Paints Arena
Penguins To Host Game 6 Watch Party Inside PPG Paints Arena

The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. Funny, Rinne hardly looked rattled back home , holding Pittsburgh to just two goals combined as Nashville rallied to tie things up in front of a giddy home crowd that included Underwood, who was so caught up in Cup fever she overlooked husband Mike Fisher's 37th birthday.

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  • Blowouts More Common Than Close Games In Stanley Cup Final
Blowouts More Common Than Close Games In Stanley Cup Final

Colin Wilson could be back in the Nashville Predators' lineup for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins . Neither the Pittsburgh captain nor the Penguins as a team were penalized for the act. The defense chipped in two goals and three assists. "Obviously not the start you want to have", Rinne said. In some...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan
Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

The IPL winning captain added 56 runs for the 2nd wicket with Virat Kohli as India kept the scoreboard ticking without looking to score big before an unfortunate run out saw an end to Rohit's crucial 91 run knock. Yet the way the experienced left-hander Sunday's match was his 297th one-day worldwide - took just 32 balls to score his runs saw ...

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

South Africa managed to score a meagre 219 in their 50 overs with the loss of 8 wickets. For South Africa , only David Miller stood tall, scoring a fine 75 not out to take his team to a fighting total on a tricky wicket. Pakistan put in a top-notch show to stifle the South Africans. The top-ranked South Africa seems well poised and prepa...

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  • Wanda Durant and Sonya Curry share epic moment after Game 3
Wanda Durant and Sonya Curry share epic moment after Game 3

He even removed his mouthpiece to do it before he ran up the floor to play defense. But according to a writer from Cleveland.com , Curry performed an "air-dump celebration". None of that stuff. Game 4 of the Finals is on Friday, and if it goes as the Warriors hope, Wanda's son might well be bringing an National Basketball Association title bac...

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  • May to form government with DUP backing
May to form government with DUP backing

The Labour party gaining huge won 262 seats has urged May to resign and make way for it to form the minority government. Since the Tories' narrow win in 2015, the two parties have kept a close relationship in parliament, which was strengthened by the DUP supporting the government triggering Article 50.

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  • Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris
Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

That was the case when he swiped a forehand return past Khachanov at 2-3 in the first set to carve out his first break point which he converted thanks to a double-fault. This marks Murray's seventh overall trip to the round of eight at Roland Garros . It was a few years ago back in 2015 that "Stan the Man" Wawrinka played the French Open with ...

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  • Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon
Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon's party lost 21 of the 56 constituencies it had won in 2015 and although the nationalists won the election in Scotland , the party saw both Mr Salmond and Angus Robertson , who had been depute leader and SNP leader at Westminster, lose out to the Tories.

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  • NHL Notes: Predators know shutting down Penguins' stars not possible every game
NHL Notes: Predators know shutting down Penguins' stars not possible every game

The Penguins were running away with the game 5-0 at the time of writing. "We're going to be talking about this epic, epic week". "We did a good job of that and got rewarded for it". "I think they understand how these series go and how, from one game to the next, we have to reset the mindset and just be ready to play that game right in front of ...

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