• Erdogan says 'not witnessed' Qatar give support to terror
Erdogan says 'not witnessed' Qatar give support to terror

Trump told a White House news conference Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level" and said "they have to end that funding". The Saudi newspaper al Watan published what it called a list of eight "extremist organisations" seen as working to destabilise the region from Qatar, including Qatar's Al Jazeera news channel,...

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  • Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over NZ
Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over NZ

That's all to say that though Mexico are certainly big favourites, they certainly shouldn't underestimate their opponents. The loss placed the hosts' chances of qualifying for the semifinals in peril, having taken three points from their opening two matches with co-leaders Mexico to play on Saturday.

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  • Germany vs Australia 19 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions
Germany vs Australia 19 June 2017: Confederation Cup Preview and Predictions

Australia do have goals in them however with Tomi Juric and Tim Cahill likely suspects to at least pinch a goal for the Socceroos . After Goretzka went close, winger Julian Brandt cut the ball back for Stindl, who slotted home his first goal for his country on only his third worldwide appearance.

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  • Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight
Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh breaks silence on Mayweather mega-fight

UFC boss Dana White has since told TMZ the fight will be a 12-round boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena, with both men weighing in at 154 pounds (69.9 kilograms). - Well simple. Mayweather never usually gives any fighter a weight advantage, especially when out of action for such a long time. On the other hand, the 28-year-old McGregor i...

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  • Minnesota Releases Video of Philando Castile Shooting
Minnesota Releases Video of Philando Castile Shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension , which investigated the shooting, on Tuesday released video of the July 2016. Mr Castile handed him a piece of paper and said: "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". The conversation lasts just eight seconds, with Yanez interrupting twice saying, " Don't pull it out ". Reyno...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case
Cristiano Ronaldo set for July court date in tax fraud case

It allows foreign athletes to pay 24.75 per cent income tax, rather than the 48 per cent tax that Spanish nationals have to play. Known as "the Special One", Mourinho, 54, is one of the most prominent and successful coaches in soccer today.

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  • McNabb first to don new Golden Knights jersey
McNabb first to don new Golden Knights jersey

The picks of the NHL's 31st team were announced at the league's Award Show on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. He was originally chosen in the first round (27th overall) of the 2013 draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets but was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2015 as part of a multi-player deal.

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

The world number 47 said: "I didn't expect that it would be here in Paris , but I'm really happy it's here". Roger [Federer], it was Wimbledon, Stan [Wawrinka], I think as far as I knew, it was the French Open , but Australia was probably something which became more important than the French the first time.

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  • French Open roundup from day 10
French Open roundup from day 10

France's Kristina Mladenovic reacts as she plays Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Paris . Bacsinszky drew the ire of her French rival in Geneva after seeking medical help for a knee injury during a critical passage mi...

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  • War of Words heats up ahead of first test
War of Words heats up ahead of first test

We're in it constantly". We're still developing as a team and finding an identity. Tuesday's clash will represent the last chance for any of those involved to change Gatland's thinking ahead of the first All Blacks Test at Eden Park on Saturday.

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  • Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball
Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

Unlike the Russell and Mozgov trade, which expects to be finalized on Thursday, this move hardly came as a shock. By trading away the No. 1pick, the Celtics would pass on Fultz who is expected to be a future superstar but a possibility of landing Josh Jackson a swingman from Kansas at No.

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  • Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez
Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez

Real are just one of a number of clubs to be linked with Mbappe, but while Perez admits he is "following" the youngster, a decision is yet to be made if an official approach will be made. "Donnarumma? Everyone in the world says he's a great player, who will replace Buffon in the national team". "He seems to have very good manners".

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  • Confederations Cup Ronaldo Header Downs Hosts Russia
Confederations Cup Ronaldo Header Downs Hosts Russia

New Zealand had not won any of its previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999, but it had the better of the first half and went in 1-0 up thanks to a good goal from Chris Wood . The European champions will need to at least draw to ensure a spot in the semi-finals. The four-time world player of the year has protested his i...

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  • 76ers official acquire number one overall pick from Celtics
76ers official acquire number one overall pick from Celtics

Still, it's hard to imagine the Celtics drafting a player that high that they didn't work out, in addition to not having Ainge spend some time getting to know them whether it be in person or on the phone. The Celtics would take whichever one is more favorable. Should they be able to avoid injuries, they will at least be an exciting team. ...

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  • Jose Mourinho strenuously denies tax fraud claims
Jose Mourinho strenuously denies tax fraud claims

Manchester United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as Mourinho prepares his team for a return to the Champions League and searches for a long-term successor to Michael Carrick. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top stars. Ronal...

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  • Russian Federation vs New Zealand Preview, Face-Off: FIFA Confederations Cup
Russian Federation vs New Zealand Preview, Face-Off: FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin was among an expected 60,000-plus crowd in a $750 million new stadium. "The Confederations Cup gives us a taste of what to expect the following year with the World Cup", said Ronny Suarez, a soccer fan Hillsborough, New Jersey, rooting for Chile this year.

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  • Liam Williams in at full-back for British & Irish Lions
Liam Williams in at full-back for British & Irish Lions

Part of that is Ioane's rawness, with the Aucklander still taking the baby steps in his worldwide career. MARO ITOJE was the shock casualty as Lions boss Warren Gatland goes for all-out attack in the First Test . Are they weak under pressure or are they tough men under pressure? "It's been a hard season, but you try and take as many po...

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  • Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight
Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

It will be facing its toughest test yet against a Chilean side trying to win its third tournament in a row and establish itself as a contender outside of South America. "That's why people put Chile slightly ahead of us". Chile's victory against Cameroon on Sunday gave them a great start to their maiden Confederations Cup campaign, after q...

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  • Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft
Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft

Fleury was not among the nine players protected by the Penguins, opening the door for his exit to Las Vegas and his departure from the team he's played for since 2003. The team will unveil its initial roster with expansion draft picks during Wednesday's NHL Awards Show from Vegas (8 p.m., NBCSN). What better way to do that than flipping one of th...

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  • Josh Jackson: Just not enough time to work out for Celtics
Josh Jackson: Just not enough time to work out for Celtics

As Celtics president Danny Ainge tells it, the deal was practically a no-brainer. It looks like Philadelphia is prepared to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1 overall and Lonzo Ball heading to the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, things start to get interesting when Boston goes on the clock with the No. 3 pick.

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