• Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion
Germaine de Randamie removed as UFC featherweight champion

In doing so, she arguably becomes the first natural 145-pound female to ever sign with the promotion. Yet the move was expected by the vast majority of the MMA world, and the UFC saw her refusal to fight Cyborg as a decision that obviously made her expendable.

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  • Sarfraz named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy
Sarfraz named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. And while a hugely powerful India line up still fancied their chances on a decent wicket, their confidence was lef...

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  • Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m
Everton sign Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford for £30m

Stubbs, now working as a pundit after being sacked by Rotherham United in October past year, thinks Barkley will be heading to England's capital this summer and believes Arsenal would be able to offer him more game-time than Tottenham, due to the presence of Dele Alli in Mauricio Pochettino's squad.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association chief praises Russia's preparations for 2018 World Cup

They tried to get a second before half-time but the New Zealand defence stood strong but going the other way they offered next to nothing as all they done for most of the half was hit the ball long to Chris Wood , who was very isolated up front and would need more support in the second half.

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  • Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win: Afridi
Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win: Afridi

Kanpur/Haridwar: Fans of Indian cricket team were clearly not pleased with India's defeat at the Champions Trophy and the locals in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur and Uttarkhand's Haridwar broke their TV sets and protested after Pakistan's win.

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  • Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors
Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors

Mayfield was fined $100 on each of three charges - public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing - as well as $160 in court costs, bringing his total owed to $460 stemming from his arrest February 25 in Fayetteville. Oklahoma announced last week that Mayfield will not miss any game time but instead will be required to participate in an alcoho...

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  • Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft
Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

All players with continuing and effective no-movement clauses had to be protected by their teams. Their selections will be revealed later to the public later Wednesday night at the 2017 NHL Awards at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. "We looked at the lists and there were no surprises", McPhee told reporters on Sunday. "Everybody's going to have con...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy
Pakistan Cricket Team Shocks India To Win Champions Trophy

After both sides produced wholly uninspiring displays in losing their opening games, it was something of a shock that their meeting in the final group match was effectively a quarter-final, each team knowing a win would see them through to the last four.

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  • It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur
It's a massive boost for Pakistan cricket: Mickey Arthur

Like Pakistan's cricketers thrashing favourites and defending champions India by 180 runs in yesterday's Champions Trophy final at The Oval in London . Fakhar lofted Ravindra Jadeja over long-on for six and got to three figures by sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin to the boundary. Put in to bat, Pakistan got off to a ideal start.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge
Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge

The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Ronaldo's departure from Real, reportedly a given according to a Portuguese newspaper, triggered an avalanche of speculation over the potential destination of the world's highest-paid athlete.

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  • History as spaniard takes his 10th title
History as spaniard takes his 10th title

Nadal cruised in straight sets, winning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "This has been, I think, a ideal Roland Garros for me", said Nadal, who dropped just 35 games in total on his way to a 15th grand slam title but his first for three years. 1 Andy Murray in the semifinals. The 36-year-old believes Nadal can keep dominating for the rest of the season. T...

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  • Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic
Reavie shares lead at St. Jude Classic

Grouped with Chile's Felipe Aguilar, the overnight leader, Frittelli birdied six holes and finished with just one bogey when he carded a four on the par-three 14th hole. "With the weather coming in and the win, supposedly, it's great". A superb up-and-down from rough 35m away from the pin on the 17th was arguably the best, giving Jones momentum f...

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  • Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans
Dave Roberts talked with Yasiel Puig about flipping off fans

The homer gave the Dodgers a 2-0 lead over the Indians , and he showed his displeasure to one of the fans in the crowd after he crossed home plate. Kershaw's four strikeouts were tied for a season-low, and this is just the fourth time this season he has allowed more than one run in a start.

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  • Koepka wins US Open
Koepka wins US Open

Brooks Koepka became the seventh consecutive maiden major victor with his outstanding performance at Erin Hills, but we will see the record of nine matched at this year's PGA Championship? "That's probably the most emotion I've ever shown coming down the stretch", Koepka said.

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  • I'm leaving Madrid and there's no turning back - Ronaldo
I'm leaving Madrid and there's no turning back - Ronaldo

NAIJ.com understands that the four-time Ballon d'Or victor has decided it is time for him to leave Spain and has communicated the "irreversible" decision to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. The French giants would not think twice to sign the 2016 Ballon d'Or victor if he is available this summer. Alvaro Morata has been linked with a st...

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  • Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska
Black bear kills 16-year-old boy during race in Alaska

Both juniors and adults ascend the Bird Ridge trail, then descend at their leisure for the event. This is the limit for the juniors' race and is approximately halfway up the mountain. It was not clear how the runner got off the trail, or if he had been chased by the bear to the spot. The bear, reported to be "about 250 pounds", only retreated int...

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  • Shahid Afridi: Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win
Shahid Afridi: Pakistan cricket back on track with Champions Trophy win

June 14, Cardiff: Beat England by 8 wkts - Hasan, in the absence of the injured Amir (back spasm) produces a superb skilled display in taking three wickets as previously unbeaten tournament hosts England are dismissed for 211. With very little exposure to playing in lucrative Twenty20 league across the world and lack of global cricket at home ,...

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  • Kevin Durant explains why Warriors are not a superteam
Kevin Durant explains why Warriors are not a superteam

Adding Durant only solidified their shot at winning the title this year, which they did. " But obviously, as a team, we're going to have a conversation ", Curry said . While I bet Durant wouldn't mind any of those, perhaps most relevant is the research linking mindfulness to sharper focus and less distractibility .

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  • NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas
NHL Draft Projections: Fleury and Neal to Vegas

The list is likely moot as the Vegas Golden Knights are expected to claim Fleury, meaning the rest of the players on the list will remain with the Penguins. He intends to inform teams who Vegas is selecting in the event they want to strike a deal to have the Golden Knights choose another player. The San Jose Sharks failed to protect forward J...

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  • Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017
Conor McGregor Could Still Defend UFC Title Before End Of 2017

If McGregor pulls that off, it would rank among the greatest boxing upsets of all time. The fight will be shown live on Showtime boxing and is set to bring in a number of casual fans to the fight game. " Fights like this will only help the sport grow", said Holm. It's always going to be evolving. While some media outlets are reporting th...

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