• Potent Pakistan claim fairytale Champions Trophy title
Potent Pakistan claim fairytale Champions Trophy title

We dusted ourselves after the defeat to India at Edgbaston and we came back superbly. Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win with 19.3 overs to spare.

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  • Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup
Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Or Mexico could opt for three at the back, using wing backs. "It was a previous play, after Cristiano had struck the post with his shot". Beyond this tournament are Mexico's hopes really all on America defender Paul Aguilar recovering well from his injury? Reigning World Cup winners Germany and Australia make up Group B, and they go hea...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours rubbished by Bayern Munich chief
Cristiano Ronaldo transfer rumours rubbished by Bayern Munich chief

If De Gea goes to Madrid, then United could move for AC Milan's Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma , 18, as a replacement. The 32-year-old only signed a new deal with Real in November and is under contract until 2021, though his unhappiness has caused an issue for Perez as he begins his new term as the head of the European and Spanish champio...

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  • Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet
Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet

Marca also claim Mbappe's move hopes have been aided by Florentino Perez's re-election as Real Madrid president . Get the app and get the game. "When there are talks about Mbappe in Spain, it is always focused on him going to Real Madrid or Barcelona ".

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  • Kiwis back to challenge U.S. in America's Cup
Kiwis back to challenge U.S. in America's Cup

The contest will resume next Saturday, with races five and six. After going into the competition one point down, the New Zealanders needed to win eight races to win the America's Cup , the world's oldest global sporting competition. “The teams hungry. Theyre a very, very competitive group. "We feel like were far from ideal today, and we've got...

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  • Mickelson, Fowler among top names at St Jude Classic
Mickelson, Fowler among top names at St Jude Classic

The American, playing only his second PGA Tour tournament back since taking a sabbatical to care for his wife who has cancer, suffered bogies on the 10th and 15th and a double on the 11th to slide out of contention. In addition, his own PGA Tour win came at the 2008 RBC Canadian Open, and he hasn't secured a top-10 finish since the Sony Open in m...

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  • Dani Alves 'asks Juventus to cancel one-year option on contract'
Dani Alves 'asks Juventus to cancel one-year option on contract'

And renowned Sky Italia journalist, Fabrizio Romano, claims the likelihood is he will cancel his contract with the Italian champions after just one season. But Alves recovered and went on to excel for Massimiliano Allegri's side, proving an important figure in their clinching of another Serie A title and run to the Champions League final, where th...

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  • Antonio Conte closes in on contract extension, and Blues fans are delighted
Antonio Conte closes in on contract extension, and Blues fans are delighted

The Sun has claimed that the Blues owner wants to sign the Portugal global to keep manager Antonio Conte at the club. Chelsea officials were reported to be furious that Conte told Costa via text that he was no long part of his plans, in a move that depreciated the striker's value in the transfer market.

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  • Mourinho accused of 3.3mn Euro tax fraud in Spain
Mourinho accused of 3.3mn Euro tax fraud in Spain

The public prosecutor's office claims the Portuguese evaded taxes to the tune of €3.3 million. Spanish prosecutors claimed the Portuguese footballer had knowingly used a business structure to allegedly hide his image rights income in Spain between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team
Kohli, Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Make ICC Champions Trophy Team

India had thrashed Pakistani side by 124 runs in their tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. "What a great redemption!" said her mother-in-law, referring to Pakistan's Mohammad Amir . "I wish we had players like theirs", her husband said. Amir then smashed away the Indian top-order batsmen with a superb opening spell of six overs during w...

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  • Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Real
Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Real

Prosecutors in Madrid recently filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations, claiming the 32-year-old created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014, thus defrauding the Spanish tax ...

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  • Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips
Cavs, GM Griffin to part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

Still fresh from winning his first National Basketball Association championship ring, superstar #Kevin Durant will opt out of his contract with the Golden State #warriors but plans to sign a new deal. Griffin was named the permanent GM in May 2014 and his first moves were hiring David Blatt to coach and drafting Andrew Wiggins. The Orlando Magic,...

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  • Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev By 8th Round TKO
Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev By 8th Round TKO

In the eighth and final round, Ward connected on a lovely right hand that stunned Kovalev , who tried to come back with a left hand to little effect. "This is bullsh*t", Kovalev uttered after the fight. Kovalev said he wanted to continue to fight, but Weeks had already made up his mind. Kovalev's been getting heat for a meme he posted ...

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant to decline player option, willing to take pay cut
Warriors' Kevin Durant to decline player option, willing to take pay cut

Stephen Curry , Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala all have their contracts expire on July 1 , among others. Durant is planning to take a little less than a max deal in re-signing to the Warriors, with the hope that they'll be able to bring back some of their key role players elsewhere, which appears to include Andre Iguodala as the bigge...

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  • Boston's Pedroia day to day after taking pitch off ribs
Boston's Pedroia day to day after taking pitch off ribs

Royals: LHP Matt Strahm makes his second career start after allowing one unearned run over five innings in a 7-2 win against the Angels last week. The Red Sox (38-30) will continue their road trip this week in Kansas City, facing a disappointing Royals (32-35) team in a three-game set.

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  • Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point
Scotland 2-2 England: Late Kane equaliser salvages point

England looked to be crawling towards a just deserved albeit boring 1-0 win thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's finish but two wonder strikes from Leigh Griffiths in the 87th and 90th minute put Scotland on the brink of their first win against the Three Lions since 1985.

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  • Golden State Warriors one win away from perfection
Golden State Warriors one win away from perfection

The Warriors closed out the game on an 11-0 run. Just minutes after the Cavaliers' crushing loss, a tweet posted to J.R. Smith's account claimed that Cleveland would win the series in game seven. "Naturally, you want to blame yourself because you feel just terrible because it didn't go in". Thompson sank six three-pointers in Game 3 on his wa...

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  • Torino president Urbano Cairo comments on Joe Hart return rumours
Torino president Urbano Cairo comments on Joe Hart return rumours

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is expected to be sold this summer, and AC Milan have emerged as a possible destination for the England man. As it stands, the scale of Hart's apparent wage demands would make a permanent move to West Ham very hard, but both parties would consider a loan agreement, it seems, although that also depends on...

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  • Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland
Lions sunk by late Blues try in Auckland

The 30-year-old Auckland-born centre was selected by Gatland in something of a surprise call, but the head coach has been insistent that his decision to include the former Samoa rugby league worldwide was not simply to utilise his crash-ball ability.

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  • Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez
Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez

With Cristiano Ronaldo wanting to leave Spain and United heavily pursuing his signature, Madrid may be able to leverage a deal for De Gea. The Portugal captain is reportedly unhappy at constantly being whistled at by his own team's fans, while the recent tax fraud allegations and the resulting negative media reports are said to have been th...

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