• Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico
Confederations Cup: Portugal 2-2 Mexico

All eyes were on Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid superstar reportedly told the club he was ready to quit after being accused of tax evasion. "Ronaldo is motivated", young Portugal forward Andre Silva said Friday. "There are very strong national teams in this tournament", Silva said.

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  • England thrashed by New Zealand in World U20 Championship final
England thrashed by New Zealand in World U20 Championship final

Dalton Papali'I, Pouri Rakete-Stones, Isaia Walker-Leawere and Luke Jacobson all went over in the first half, while Aumau scored twice and Stephen Perofeta contributed with 10 points. Any signs of an England comeback failed to materialise as replacement winger Josh McKay scored New Zealand's seventh early in on the second half.

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  • Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'
Laidlaw defends Gatland's new Lions call-ups, saying: 'They're all Test players'

Former England star Jeremy Guscott believes Te'o has cemented the number 12 jersey for the hugely-awaited series opener in Auckland . Head Coach Warren Gatland has named some key players including Robbie Henshaw, Dan Biggar, Greig Laidlaw, CJ Stander, Justin Tipuric, James Haskell, Courtney Lawes, Dan Cole, Alun Wyn Jones and Tommy Seymour i...

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  • Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open
Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

On Monday Cornet will face her compatriot Caroline Garcia , who beat Su-Wei Hsieh 6/4 4/6 9/7. The 23-year-old then pulled out of the Fed Cup team in April despite being nominated for the tie with Spain. "I felt it a little bit at one backhand, because I turned too much.But doesn't bother me much, so I'm not thinking about it". "I don't wa...

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  • Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder
Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder

But when a Blues penalty ricocheted off the post on the stroke of halftime, Sonny Bill Williams - a likely candidate to start for the All Blacks when they play the Lions in a few weeks' time - pounced and Stephen Perofeta's conversion made it 12-10 to the hosts at the break.

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  • Two Britons treated for burns after Portuguese forest fires
Two Britons treated for burns after Portuguese forest fires

Four firefighters are among the 54 people injured in the fire, which is raging in several parts of a mountainous area some 200km north-east of the capital Lisbon. "Let's pray in silence". Numerous victims died as they tried to flee the fire northeast of Lisbon in their cars. He said at least 16 people were killed when their vehicles were engulf...

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  • Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz
Harman edges clear, Thomas dazzles in US Open blitz

When you're trying to aim at a target usually at a normal golf course, with normal width fairways, there's some pressure in hitting the fairway. Patrick Reed, Paul Casey , Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood are at 8 under. It's not going to be an easy day, for sure. The last six majors have produced six first-time champions and that trend look...

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  • US Open: Justin Thomas delivers record round; Brian Harman leads
US Open: Justin Thomas delivers record round; Brian Harman leads

England's Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising roll at the championship one more day to change his life forever. He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that ...

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  • Thomas lights up Erin Hills
Thomas lights up Erin Hills

Not to mention that he hit a jaw dropping shot to break the record. He birdied two of the next three holes following his bogeys on Nos. He made birdie on the 12th out of waist-high hay. Spieth had five birdies and two bogeys in a final round that was particularly impressive given the rising winds at Erin Hills . Problem was the USGA set up t...

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  • Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Corden joked, "I would've 100% thrown that game", to which Durant responded, "We played like we did". The group that recruited Durant in the Hamptons that day last summer has the same philosophy about winning more championships. "Today is all about celebrating our championship", the team said in a statement Tuesday. "It's different just because...

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  • Li last at US Open, but values the experience
Li last at US Open, but values the experience

Brooks Koepka has won the U.S. Open title for his first major championship. Brian Harman finished the day at 12 under, then surmised, "I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens". Of all his birdies, that 8-foot par putt might have been as big as any. The English star is having a second revival of sorts this season, beating Johnson in Abu Dhabi ...

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  • Confederations Cup: Our Play Matched Portugal, Says Mexico's Osorio
Confederations Cup: Our Play Matched Portugal, Says Mexico's Osorio

Cristiano Ronaldo , coming off a tumultuous week off the field, had set up Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal for Portugal , and Javier " Chicharito " Hernandez hit Mexico's equalizer just before halftime. An entertaining contest at the Kazan Arena was first ignited when Cristiano Ronaldo fired a shot onto Mexico's crossbar in the early stage...

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  • Thomas struggling in US Open
Thomas struggling in US Open

In 2003, the U.S. Open's total prize was $6 million. This week alone, nine players reached at least 10 under and seven finished there. It was at the U.S. But two-time major victor Jordan Spieth proved a good score was still possible, the 2015 champion carding five birdies and two bogeys in a 69 to finish one over par overall.

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  • Khris Davis 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees
Khris Davis 2-run homer leads Athletics to sweep of Yankees

A White Sox 5, Blue Jays 2: Todd Frazier and Matt Davidson hit consecutive home runs to lead Chicago to a victory at Toronto. Melvin said "it's a matter of him chomping at the bit", for the moment, but the process of returning from surgery to fix a fractured right wrist will take some time.

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  • Real Madrid coach Zidane calls Ronaldo to end crisis
Real Madrid coach Zidane calls Ronaldo to end crisis

Atop said list is Cristiano Ronaldo , who is now potentially available after reports claimed that he was "sad" at Real Madrid and looking to leave. The entire football world is fixated on how Ronaldo wants out of Real Madrid and Spain altogether . "And the BBC quotes a "source close to the player" as saying Ronaldo is upset" at tax fraud alle...

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  • PSG want Cristiano Ronaldo while his priority is Manchester United
PSG want Cristiano Ronaldo while his priority is Manchester United

Ramon Calderon , the man who brought Cristiano Ronaldo to Madrid from Manchester, says that changing the player's mind about leaving will be very hard. A Bola - the paper that first reported Ronaldo's discontent - says the decision he has made to leave Madrid is "irreversible". The legal proceedings Spain's tax authorities launched agai...

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  • LeBron James claps back Draymond Green: 'I didn't start the superteam'
LeBron James claps back Draymond Green: 'I didn't start the superteam'

LeBron James will take the attention, just not when it comes to Draymond Green's suddenly favorite "superteam" argument. But Green wasn't done. The 16-year veteran said, "Draymond's a good dude". Frye asked. "Nah", James replied. "So it wasn't like I just woke up and was like, '[Gasp], it's time.' No".

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  • Koepka closing in on US Open title
Koepka closing in on US Open title

Do what you do on a normal event and just play golf". Johnny Miller was less than impressed at losing his long-standing US Open scoring record after Justin Thomas blitzed Erin Hills for an outstanding nine-under 63 in the third round. Thomas was tied for 24th at 2 under par, 5 off the pace after the second round. The American Ryder Cup star...

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  • Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after Champions Trophy triumph
Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after Champions Trophy triumph

But Pakistan skipper Ahmed said that his team never lost confidence even after the drubbing by India to open the Champions Trophy tournament. The Indian captain had come into the match with an astonishing batting average of 253 runs in this year's tournament, having been dismissed only once in four matches.

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  • Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup
Russia Defeats New Zealand at 1st Match of FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian Federation is set to host the 2018 World Cup in 12 stadiums spread across 11 cities, including Moscow , St. Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi. "For us it's a privilege and honour to represent our country". And we've took the full-scale measures to assure the event's security. Arriving by helicopter close to $750 million new stadium in ...

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