• Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot
Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Every time, he turns up in big races over a mile, 10 furlongs, and 12 furlongs; he has a great mind and has passed all the tests everywhere he goes. Heartache , with Adam Kirby up, chased Happy Like A Fool through the first three furlongs down the Ascot Straight. The 59-year-old billionaire spent just over £2 million (US$2.5 million) in buy...

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  • Lions are ready to roar ahead of first Test, insists Graham Rowntree
Lions are ready to roar ahead of first Test, insists Graham Rowntree

The hosts barely had a sniff on home soil, as a mid-week Lions squad - missing most of the players expected to play the All Blacks on Saturday - picked them apart at will, running in four tries and dominating from first to last. 'Part of being an All Black, part of our legacy, is that we love these big occasions, and playing the best of the north...

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  • Nets looking to package two first-round picks to move up
Nets looking to package two first-round picks to move up

He impressed me as a no-conscience, let-it-fly-from-anywhere jump shooter with a unique looking shot. He also flashes some upside in terms of passing and playmaking, which could allow him to play more point guard. "So I've played with him before". "I think we're going to change the name to the Kentucky Suns", he said. This board was assuming th...

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  • Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup
Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

Osorio was speaking on Tuesday in prematch press conference ahead of Wednesday's Group A match against New Zealand in the Confederations Cup . Hosts Russia started their campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand and they will hope to build on that as Portugal look to get their first win of the tournament.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti

According to Italian broadcaster Sportitalia , the strike indeed agree to a move to the San Siro and even spoke with AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella about the transfer. But while they have leapfrogged Milan and already agreed terms with Morata, United's offer of €70m may not satisfy Madrid, who are demanding €90m, reports Marca .

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  • Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

A draft that the 76ers would eventually enjoy the luxury of having the No. 1 pick, something they were not able to do for 20 years since the drafting of Allen Iverson. "I knew that from the start of his freshman year". Things are expected to settle down a bit for at least the first two picks. If UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is taken by the Laker...

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  • Sergey Kovalev will have his hands full in Andre Ward rematch
Sergey Kovalev will have his hands full in Andre Ward rematch

The fourth low blow doubled Kovalev over while the referee Ton Weeks suddenly stopped the fight not DQ'ing Ward but giving him the win. Referee Tony Weeks seemed to allow several low blows go before eventually stepping in and stopping the contest in the eighth round with Kovalev buckled over.

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  • Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base
Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

Louis Cardinals . Freeman replied, "No. Obviously it's been a few years since I've played third base but hopefully I can take to it quickly and hopefully I can refresh my memory of doing it 10 years ago". "I think it's pretty cool". "His footwork, his arm is a weapon there, his hands are good". Freeman (6-foot-5, 220 pounds) is big for a third ba...

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  • Golden Knights begin 1st regular season October 6 at Dallas
Golden Knights begin 1st regular season October 6 at Dallas

The Golden Knights were allowed to reveal certain trades made with other teams to dissuade Vegas from picking particular players, and additional deals are likely to be revealed throughout the week. There's also nothing barring Vegas from making deals to select a player and trade him to another team. Rounding out Vegas's roster from the expansion ...

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  • Confederations Cup : Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit
Confederations Cup : Osorio expects All Whites to show All Blacks spirit

Mexico's and New Zeland's players fight during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . "We are sad about that, but let's see what the exam results tell us". The match in this Wednesday will be the sixth full-time confrontation between Mexic...

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  • Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick
Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

The Pelicans now have two picks in the second round, 40 and 52. The Pelicans currently hold the 40th overall selection and, now, the 52nd. This will be Frazier's third team since breaking into the league in 2014-15, with previous stops with the 76ers and Trail Blazers.

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  • Confed Cup: All Whites must be courageous against Mexico - Hudson
Confed Cup: All Whites must be courageous against Mexico - Hudson

Club president Florentino Perez has said Champions League winners Real have so far received no offers for Ronaldo, the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine. "I hope they are not as serious as we believe they are at the moment, I hope not". Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev will win his 100th cap for his country agai...

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  • Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date
Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date

Outraged at being unfairly treated by Spanish tax authorities , Ronaldo had earlier expressed his intentions to leave Real Madrid and Spain. Perez assured the fans that the Portugal worldwide would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid while insisting that he would contact the star striker only after the conclusion of Portugal's Con...

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  • State of Origin 2017: Queensland Maroons captain's run
State of Origin 2017: Queensland Maroons captain's run

The year became a turning point in Origin history as Queensland began a record run of eight straight series and have now claimed 10 of the past 11. QUEENSLAND assistant coach Anthony Seibold says the Maroons are prepared for a war in tonight's must-win clash against the Blues.

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  • Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency
Afridi terms Pakistan's win historic, stresses importance of consistency

Pakistan's cricket fans gather to welcome Sarfraz Ahmed and to celebrate the ICC Champions Trophy victory in Karachi Tuesday. Former captain Shahid Afridi has termed Pakistan's win in the ICC Champions Trophy as one which will go down in the history books.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to pay €14.7m
Cristiano Ronaldo to pay €14.7m

Real have an extremely strong squad featuring some of the world's standout players, while they played some scintillating football at times last season, creating 522 chances in La Liga . Real Madrid are linked with many top class goalkeepers this season and one of them is this Italian wonderkid. He also won the Champions League twice with Porto (...

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  • Ronaldo ordered to appear in court
Ronaldo ordered to appear in court

However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2. The 70-year-old construction magnate's third term in charge of Europe's most successful club spanning 15 years - 2000-2006 and since 2009 - will be rubber stamped at a ceremony at the Santiago B...

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said he was yet to speak with Cristiano Ronaldo regarding speculation that the star forward wants to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud. Ronaldo denies the allegations. Spanish prosecutors have also indicted football player Predrag Mijatovic for tax fraud while allegedly working as an unlice...

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  • Jose Mourinho rejects Cristiano Ronaldo
Jose Mourinho rejects Cristiano Ronaldo

Spanish prosecutors have accused José Mourinho of defrauding tax authorities there of €3.3 million, after finding that the Portuguese coach used a company in the British Virgin Islands to hide earnings from the sale of his image rights. Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain were quickly linked with lavish bids to sign Ronaldo, with Perez confir...

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  • Celtics, Sixers complete trade for top pick
Celtics, Sixers complete trade for top pick

There was a reason the Celtics made a decision to move out of the No. 1 spot and Fultz . He can shoot over them as I chronicled above but he can also face up and attack the basket with his variety of moves off the dribble and his physical nature as a finisher.

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