• Champions Trophy: Kohli takes credit for win against South Africa
Champions Trophy: Kohli takes credit for win against South Africa

With the likes of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah leading the bowling attack, they were able to restrict a powerful batting lineup to a paltry score. When pressed about his future as South Africa's captain, de Villiers said: "That's a question that can only be answered by people who are in control of making radical decisions".

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  • Pepe: Cristiano Ronaldo is 'completely motivated' for Portugal amid turmoil
Pepe: Cristiano Ronaldo is 'completely motivated' for Portugal amid turmoil

Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United past year - failed to declare income of 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. Mourinho, now the Manchester United manager, led Inter to a Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League treble in 2009-10 before assuming control at the Santiago Berna...

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  • Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Mercedes did not fare so well, with Lewis Hamilton one second behind Verstappen in fifth and Bottas sixth. Having hit the wall at Turn 1 when attempting to take to the run-off area, Verstappen says he didn't expect to have any difficulty avoiding the barrier.

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  • Spanish prosecutors file a tax fraud lawsuit against Ronaldo
Spanish prosecutors file a tax fraud lawsuit against Ronaldo

Spain's prosecutor's office reportedly filed the suit on Tuesday for evading tax to the tune of 14.7 million Euros between 2011-2014. This is a developing story . The prosecutor's office said in a statement that the Real Madrid forward had knowingly used a business structure created in 2010 to allegedly hide his image rights income in Sp...

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  • PSG ready to pay €135m for Monaco's Kylian Mbappe
PSG ready to pay €135m for Monaco's Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe has every top club across Europe lining up for him if he chooses to leave Monaco , but the young striker is keen on an Arsenal move because of Arsene Wenger's previous track-record for developing and nurturing young talent. The likes of James Rodriguez, Isco and Alvaro Morata all struggled for game-time at different points last season, ...

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  • Ronaldo gets Madrid court date
Ronaldo gets Madrid court date

The soccer star is due to appear in court on July 31. Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid , on June 27.

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  • Mariners roll to 6th straight win, 13-3 over Astros
Mariners roll to 6th straight win, 13-3 over Astros

It helped the Mariners' offense made sure Hernandez didn't need to worry about being flawless. Backing the pitching of Felix Hernandez , who returned from a shoulder injury, the Mariners rapped out 16 hits to beat Houston 13-3. "I was pretty amped up; but, once I threw the first pitch, the nerves sort of went away and I was pretty locked in. I k...

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  • Torreyes' single in 10th lifts Yankees over Rangers 2-1
Torreyes' single in 10th lifts Yankees over Rangers 2-1

Darvish pitched seven scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 10, before leaving the game with tightness in his triceps. Darvish said he left as a precaution, adding through a translator, "I think I'm going to be fine for my next outing".

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  • Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon
Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

And that same thing begins with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi . He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. The Republican victory - the fourth special election won by the party this year - has generated renewed momentum for the party's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, with Senate Republic...

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  • F1 Raceweek: Mercedes and Ferrari vie for momentum in Baku
F1 Raceweek: Mercedes and Ferrari vie for momentum in Baku

But Verstappen hit a barrier late on and while escaping unharmed, his auto suffered some damage. But they weren't the only drivers to struggle during the sessions. While nearly every driver could recall a moment they had to take to the run-off area, Romain Grosjean was the main culprit as he complained of brake problems that saw the Haas dri...

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  • Ward-Kovalev rematch has everything - except the hype
Ward-Kovalev rematch has everything - except the hype

That doesn't mean, however, that this victory was without controversy. In the seventh round Ward outlanded Kovalev in a close round. The 34-year-old Kovalev would like a rematch despite losing to Ward for the second straight time in seven months.

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  • Cavaliers Players Told Jimmy Butler to Stay Away from Cleveland
Cavaliers Players Told Jimmy Butler to Stay Away from Cleveland

Now, the Cavaliers have another problem on their hands as rumors suggest Kyrie Irving will ask for a trade if he gets the sense that LeBron will opt out next summer. That said, Irving could garner much value in the trade market as he has developed into one of the top point guards and scorers in the league despite his well-documented injury hist...

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  • Rio 'dreaming' of Ronaldo's 'fairy tale' United return
Rio 'dreaming' of Ronaldo's 'fairy tale' United return

Rio Ferdinand reckons Real Madrid are still in control of Cristiano Ronaldo's future despite talk of the forward moving back to Manchester United . "Clubs can't depend on anybody". Goal has learned that Ronaldo himself is keen to put both his legal situation and speculation surrounding his Real future to one side by focussing exclusively on the...

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  • Lions must be clinical with try chances, says Howley
Lions must be clinical with try chances, says Howley

Gatland's comments were received with some skepticism and he is well known for using news conferences to plant false leads and to play psychological games with rival teams. "I thought he dealt with the referee well as well last week, respectfully speaking to the referee without being in his ear too much". There are no secrets about the style ...

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  • NBA Finals most-watched Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship
NBA Finals most-watched Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship

The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavilers in five games. LeBron James and Miami Heat were better than him, Westbrook and Harden. He walked away from a city, shoot, an entire state that treasured him, and a franchise committed and close to winning a title, to join an all-star team nearly guaranteed a championship.

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  • Momentum crucial for first Lions Test
Momentum crucial for first Lions Test

With 14 wins in their last 15 Tests―only Ireland have knocked them off their perch―the All Blacks are in sensational form. "There must have been 40,000 people in the airport waiting for us - we were the first Lions team to fly into New Zealand ", he added.

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  • Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read
Pressure nothing new for All Blacks, says Read

The All Blacks, world champions in 2011 and 2015, took the pace of their game to new levels a year ago and showed in a 78-0 thrashing of Samoa last week how risky they are with the ball in hand, running in 12 tries. "They have picked a form team", the All Blacks number eight said. Murray played in the deciding test against Australia when the Lio...

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  • The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout
The Lakers Released Footage Of Lonzo Ball's Pre-Draft Workout

The Lakers acquired the No. 27 pick in the trade that sent D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets earlier this week. "And all I can say is that we walked away from that really impressed with the family". Johnson laughed when a reporter remarked he's betting on himself. "Watch out", Johnson said. Do you see it? I'm happy to be home. Lakers ...

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  • LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft
LaVar Ball absolutely owned the 2017 NBA Draft

Following this, the Lakers chose 2016 NCAA champion Josh Hart at No. 30 (received in a trade with the Utah Jazz). Pressed further, though, Walton admitted LaVar's comments, while perhaps not affecting the rest of the team, will focus the spotlight more intently on Lonzo .

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  • Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

Mourinho has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of defrauding the Spanish government of €3.3m (£2.9m; $3.6m) in taxes, during the period that he was manager of Real Madrid from 2011 to 2012. CRISTIANO RONALDO has reportedly "no intention" of paying nearly £13million in tax he is being chased for by Spanish authorities. Previously his world...

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