• Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown
Ward Stops Kovalev to Retain Light Heavyweight Crown

About 30 seconds later, a "questionable" body shot had Kovalev doubled over in pain or perhaps he was just trying to catch the attention of referee Tony Weeks. I hadn't seen a light heavyweight be that effective with the jab in years. "He's a good fighter, and I have nothing but respect for him", he said.

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  • It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final
It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

Yet to win a WTA Tour final, Ostapenko could be the first player to lift the French Open as her maiden title since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997. Bacsinszky, the 30th seed, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassin...

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  • Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs
Gatland looking for Lions to turn tables on Chiefs

He said he had already raised the issue with the officials for Saturday's test, an indication the Lions will try to exert as much pressure as possible on the referees. Flanker James Haskell, meanwhile, who is set to start against the Chiefs , has dismissed suggestions that head coach Warren Gatland's six controversial call-ups have eroded harm...

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  • Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia
Celtics trade the top draft pick to Philadelphia

In an interesting , and previously unknown stipulation in the deal, if either of those 2019 picks result in the first overall selection then Boston will instead receive the other first-round pick. "We feel like it's a jump-start for us", Ainge said . "We know how good Cleveland and we know how good Golden State is". We watched the same Finals t...

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  • Real Madrid president Florentino Perez categorically denies Cristiano Ronaldo departure rumours
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez categorically denies Cristiano Ronaldo departure rumours

Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. "We don't want to disturb his concentration with the national team", said Perez. A number of high-profile football stars have been accused of tax avoidance in recent months, with Cristiano Ronaldo the most recent example. "But somet...

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  • Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper
Sarfraz named ICC Champions Trophy Team skipper

Pakistan entered the eight-team Champions Trophy in England and Wales ranked dead last, but upset arch-rivals India with a 180-run thrashing in Sunday's final. "But I am happier and delighted for players like Fakhar Zaman and Hassan Ali, who impressed their peers through their talent and performances, and found their way to the side".

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  • Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want
Celtics president Danny Ainge: We are getting the player we want

The Celtics and 76ers had agreed on the parameters of a deal on Saturday night after Philadelphia held a workout with point guard Markelle Fultz , who will become the fourth No. The 76ers were in position to make the deal because of the assets they acquired under former general manager Sam Hinkie. "They're getting the player they want", Ainge said...

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  • La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017
La Decima for Rafael Nadal at French Open 2017

Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Aegon Championships at Queen's, insisting he has been told to rest ahead of Wimbledon . "Sorry to all the great fans in Britain and to the tournament organisers". The 32-year-old Swiss had only one break point , early on, and then never threatened Nadal and he blamed himself for being too hesitant. He also won...

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  • Iron worker Randy Bryce running against Paul Ryan
Iron worker Randy Bryce running against Paul Ryan

Bryce says he is running for Congress because "his values are [his] neighbors' values, and Washington has gotten way off track". "This system is extremely flawed", he says in voiceover. "What Paul Ryan and the Republicans are doing to take health care away from millions of us, to make it cost more and cover less, and to allow the protections we...

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  • Tropical storm likely to form and hit U.S. coast - hurricane center
Tropical storm likely to form and hit U.S. coast - hurricane center

Tropical storm warnings and a flash flood watch have been issued for southeast Louisiana in anticipation of a potential tropical cyclone. On the forecast track, the disturbance is expected to be near the southwest Louisiana coast late Wednesday or Wednesday night.

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  • No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid boss Florentino Perez
No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid boss Florentino Perez

There are a few problems that might arise over this proposed transfer, which has been talked about ever since Ronaldo made the decision to leave the European champions following tax fraud allegations from Spanish authorities. Amid swirling reports that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid and return to Manchester United , comes a fresh report ...

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  • Brooks Koepka Wins the US Open
Brooks Koepka Wins the US Open

After 13, Koepka, was 13 strokes under with a 1-stroke lead over Harman. Heused the pivotal stretch to pull away and finish the championships at 16-under 272. Koepka settled for a tap-in par, but that didn't matter. "He's just really, really chilled out", caddie Ricky Elliott said. Despite his final four-round score of nine over-par, Sunday's f...

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  • No Offer Received For Cristiano Ronaldo, Says Real Madrid President
No Offer Received For Cristiano Ronaldo, Says Real Madrid President

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he will make a decision whether Kylian Mbappe has the ability to play for the club when he has seen him play some more. Ronaldo joined Real Madrid from Manchester United in 2009 in a then World record fee worth over 80 million Pounds. Bayern Munich have already ruled themselves out of the running f...

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  • Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis
Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis

Manchester United will reportedly offer Spain goalkeeper David de Gea , 26, and £183m in exchange for Portugal forward Ronaldo , 32, and his Real Madrid team-mate Alvaro Morata , the 24-year-old Spain striker. What I have been told is that he has the same structure [in Spain] that he had in England - and there was no problem there. The ...

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  • Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

Perez has dismissed speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine for tax evasion as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi. Ronaldo is now at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation with Portugal, and would not begin his summer break until July 3 if his side reaches the fina...

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  • Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch
Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch

The team's new uniforms will be unveiled as part of its rebrand later this summer. "As a business, we are taking a fresh look at technology and innovation, and partnering with a company that also values the importance of data and analytics will serve us both well in the years to come".

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  • Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

The French Open victory, Nadal's first at Roland Garros since 2014, is his 15th in a Grand Slam tournament, breaking a tie with Pete Sampras. As well as bringing the Spaniard " La Decima " - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who...

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  • Florentino Perez adamant over Man Utd's Morata move
Florentino Perez adamant over Man Utd's Morata move

Real Madrid were believed to have rejected that approach, but United since submitted an increased bid, believed to be £60million, for the former Juventus striker. Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009.

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  • Jose Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) Fraud Allegation
Jose Mourinho in €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) Fraud Allegation

His constant references to United on his vast social media channels provides evidence of the enduring passion he has for United and if the reports in Portugal are true and he has chose to leave Real Madrid this summer, there may only be one destination for him to land.

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  • Portugal boss says VAR not working well after disallowed goal vs. Mexico
Portugal boss says VAR not working well after disallowed goal vs. Mexico

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. Within 15 minutes Portugal had taken the lead, however, with Ronaldo , who has now scored or provided an assist in each of his last seven games for the national team, nearly inevitably at the heart of it.

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