• French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays
French Open Day 10: Ostapenko, Bacsinszky set up battle of the birthdays

On Sunday, World No. 47 Ostapenko-who has never won a WTA tour level title-reached her first career Grand Slam quarterfinal with a three-set win over 2010 French Open finalist Stosur. Yesterday's scheduled men's quarter-finals involving Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were postponed until this morning. "Lucky for her that she's just 20 bu...

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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win will bring worldwide cricket to Pak
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win will bring worldwide cricket to Pak

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs at the Oval, bowling their opponents out for 158 in pursuit of their first innings score of 338. "The pitch was consistent throughout, we backed out strengths (to chase)", Kohli said , after Pakistan outplayed India by 180 runs to win their maiden Champions Trophy - and wrest the title from India.

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  • Celtics to trade No. 1 Pick to 76ers
Celtics to trade No. 1 Pick to 76ers

That approach and his unquestioned ability are the reasons the Sixers have agreed to trade future assets to the Boston Celtics in order to draft the former University of Washington star in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday in NY.

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  • Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery
Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

New York Yankees infield prospect Gleyber Torres will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the remainder of the season, the team announced on Monday. His plate discipline has continued to mature, specifically this year with the RailRiders - he walked 16 times in 96 International League plate appearances.

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  • Ostapenko stuns Halep to win first Grand Slam
Ostapenko stuns Halep to win first Grand Slam

Ostapenko, who has never previously won a Tour level title, will bank a record French Open women's singles champion prize of €2.1m ($2.4m) for the victory after having only previously earned $1.3m throughout her career. "It's a tough moment for me, but it's gonna go away, I hope, with time". "Nobody taught me. It's just the way I play". "I was ...

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  • Yankees' CC Sabathia makes sensational barehand grab
Yankees' CC Sabathia makes sensational barehand grab

Boston is also 1-4 in Price's last five starts, and 6-2 in Price's last eight starts versus the AL East. Girardi asked the umpires for a video review, but said he was told he made the request too late. Sabathia allowed an infield hit but got out of the inning with a double-play grounder. Sabathia didn't get many whiffs - 5 overall - but he go...

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  • Russian Federation vs Portugal: how and where to watch
Russian Federation vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Russian Federation went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter through what was credited as an own goal from the New Zealand defender Michael Boxall, and Smolov wrapped up the victory in the 69th minute. "In this situation, when you have an excellent player of course you try to find a time when he can come on and we wanted to see that"....

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  • Pakistan win Champions Trophy, India win plaudits for displaying graciousness in defeat
Pakistan win Champions Trophy, India win plaudits for displaying graciousness in defeat

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes his side's crushing victory over India in the Champions Trophy final would serve as a catalyst to bring back global cricket back home. Chasing a challenging total of 339 runs, India was bowled out for 158 runs in 33.3 overs. He trapped Rohit Sharma lbw for nought with a swinging delivery and remo...

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  • Pakistan army mocks India after Champions Trophy victory
Pakistan army mocks India after Champions Trophy victory

Zimbabwe is the only nation to have toured Pakistan two years ago. Pakistan dominated the ICC Champions Trophy final to thrash a rather off-color India by 180 runs to lift the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on Sunday. Pakistan , who will aim for more ODI glory in England at the 2019 World Cup, looked anything but tournament winners after the...

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  • Bogaerts leads Red Sox past Astros
Bogaerts leads Red Sox past Astros

Houston clubbed three home runs, including back-to-back blasts in the sixth inning off Boston starter David Price (2-1) and reliever Heath Hembree . Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth for his 20th save. What has been a laborious stretch of pitcher injuries appears to be nearing an end for the Astros, who will embark on a seven-gam...

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  • Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score
Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score

Cristiano Ronaldo lead the European Champions in their opener, and the Real Madrid star was involved in a big moment after 20 minutes. After a stray touch in what is usually a scoring position for him, Ronaldo caught out the Mexican defence with a lovely reverse ball for Quaresma who showed composure to mug the goalkeeper and tap it home.

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  • Brooks Koepka claims US Open Title
Brooks Koepka claims US Open Title

Right before I won the final Challenge Tour event to get to the European Tour . His name is now etched on the US Open trophy alongside the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods , and his winning score to par of 16 under equals the tournament's all-time record mark set by Rory McIlroy at the par 71 Congressional Country Club in 2011.

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  • Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy
Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

India was the lopsided 4-9 favorite by English bookmakers to win a record third Trophy in a record fourth final, but Pakistan blew away all predictions and expectations with a win of stunning ease. His opening five overs - the first nine in their reply - left India 33-3. With this win, Pakistan completed quite the turnaround having lost ...

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  • Nadal storms into quarters, Pliskova through to last 16
Nadal storms into quarters, Pliskova through to last 16

Defending champion Novak Djokovic also made into the French Open quarter-final after beating 19th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (7/5), 6-1, 6-3. The Spaniard, 31, is looking to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event.

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  • Hideki Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan
Hideki Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan

Erin - Hideki Matsuyama believes he is edging closer to his dream of winning a first major after a sparkling final round left him just short at the US Open on Sunday. Open a year ago. For some reason I just wanted to get out and go home. "And I just couldn't stand the fact that I'd only won once". "I'll try to beat him the next time".

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  • Andre Iguodala's free agency could put future with Warriors in doubt
Andre Iguodala's free agency could put future with Warriors in doubt

That motivation was anticipated by Kawakami, as well, and makes sense considering the idea floating around National Basketball Association teams that Iguodala could actually be lured away from the Warriors for more money. In 2015, Iggy changed the series when he was inserted into the starting lineup to slow down LeBron James, which went on to creat...

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  • Jacky Chan goes 2-3 at Le Mans after DQ
Jacky Chan goes 2-3 at Le Mans after DQ

During the post-race technical checks, certain irregularities were detected on the Vaillante Rebellion team's #13 Oreca 07-Gibson, resulting in the car's disqualification from the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans. It gives the Chinese-backed, British-run team a double overall podium, with the No. 37 vehicle of Alex Brundle , David Cheng and Tristan Gom...

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  • Boston Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Boston Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to Philadelphia 76ers

A combination of such players could be better than the Celtics or give them trouble in the conference for years to come. A team like the Los Angeles Clippers could jump into the mix and convince George to sign a long-term deal. "If two of them are available and there's a chance to swap out again and move down again, maybe they take it". Here are ...

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  • Arsenal extend Takuma Asano's loan deal at VfB Stuttgart by further season
Arsenal extend Takuma Asano's loan deal at VfB Stuttgart by further season

The situation has triggered a clause in his loan deal that means he will stay at Stuttgart for a second season, having helped them win promotion to the Bundelsiga. The Japan global spent all of last season on loan at VfB Stuttgart , playing 26 2. Bundesliga games for the German side as they won promotion to the top flight, but has still not p...

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  • Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks
Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

The Philadelphia 76ers wanted a chance to see Markelle Fultz in action before they committed to making a trade with the Boston Celtics for the No. Some say the team could be going after Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls , while others are whispering of a deal for Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans.

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