• Eight-time champion Federer reaches 11th Halle final after beating Khachanov
Eight-time champion Federer reaches 11th Halle final after beating Khachanov

Federer will bid for his 92nd career title in what will be his 140th final against the fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev , who rallied to beat Richard Gasquet 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 for his seventh title-decider. But Khachanov, serving at 4-4, fell victim to Federer's remarkable speed around the court, turning defence into attack in a trice, and the Swis...

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  • New Zealand beats Oracle for third time in America's Cup
New Zealand beats Oracle for third time in America's Cup

Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the challenger started the 35th America's Cup match with a negative point. Peter Burling exudes a calm confidence that Team New Zealand is an outfit still on the up. "No idea is out of the question", he said. This is a rematch of the epic 2013 America's Cup , when Team New Zealand, then skippered by Dea...

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  • Cheering for Pakistan cricket team lands 15 Indians in trouble
Cheering for Pakistan cricket team lands 15 Indians in trouble

They are accused of setting off firecrackers and shouting pro-Pakistan messages in celebration of Pakistan's 180-run victory over India at the Oval on Sunday. In the second match Canada beat Pakistan 6-0 and Pakistan lost to India by 7-1 in its third match. However, it may be the last time the tournament is held in its 50-over guise with the ...

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  • Photos and reactions to David Ortiz's number retirement at Fenway Park
Photos and reactions to David Ortiz's number retirement at Fenway Park

On Thursday afternoon, the Red Sox and the City of Boston renamed the Yawkee Way extension near Fenway Park " David Ortiz Drive " in honor of the player. Martin Maldonado, Cliff Pennington and Cole Calhoun had RBI doubles for the Angels (38-39) in the seventh. Between Meyer and Street, Eduardo Paredes made his major league debut.

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  • Kristpas Porzingis stays with the Knicks through their No. 8 pick
Kristpas Porzingis stays with the Knicks through their No. 8 pick

Dolan, the scion of a cable empire with a side gig that dabbles in the blues, would undoubtedly love to be onstage. "We just want him to stay". This is where it has come to for the Knicks , one of the NBA's flagship franchises, the team with the biggest fan base in the country's biggest city.

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  • Bottas tops final practice as Vettel encounters trouble - FP3 Report
Bottas tops final practice as Vettel encounters trouble - FP3 Report

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku past year, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16. Bottas, meanwhile, was disappointed not to secure his second career pole. It was an improvement for Hamilton, after s...

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  • First blood to the All Blacks
First blood to the All Blacks

Williams also led attacking raids early in the second half which lifted the Lions and unsettled New Zealand until Ioane soothed their nerves with a try that gave the All Blacks a 20-8 lead. Barrett put the All Blacks ahead with his first penalty a minute later. New Zealand: TV: Sky Sport 1. Read confident his repaired broken thumb...

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  • Red Army descends on Auckland for first Lions test
Red Army descends on Auckland for first Lions test

On Saturday we were back in the North Island of New Zealand and in Rotorua, the home town of Saints players Dylan Hartley and Teimana Harrison. "I thought we created some great chances, we played some lovely rugby and scored a couple of nice tries, which was hugely positive", the New Zealander told a news conference.

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  • Arsenal, West Ham United given Henry Onyekuru boost
Arsenal, West Ham United given Henry Onyekuru boost

The youngster spent five years with the Aspire Academy before joining Belgian outfit K.A.S Eupen in 2015 with the club having created a strong link with the Qatari organisation in recent years. He said: 'He [Iwobi] is a nice fellow, who is open to all despite his star status in the team. "We talked a bit about Arsenal and their manager Arse...

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  • Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4
Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4

Mexico faced host nations in the last two World Cups, drawing with South Africa in 2010 and with Brazil in 2014. His participation in the Confederations Cup is over, although it is not yet certain when he will be able to start training for the Bundesliga side.

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  • Ronaldo can handle tax scandal says Pepe
Ronaldo can handle tax scandal says Pepe

Regional prosecutors have accused the Portugal captain of four crimes against Spain's exchequer, committed between 2011 and 2014 and which involve a tax fraud of 14,768,897 euros ($16,467,518), reports Efe. The Portugal worldwide will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. "Ronaldo took legal advantage of what is known i...

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  • Mexico look to book place in Confederations Cup semifinals against Russian Federation
Mexico look to book place in Confederations Cup semifinals against Russian Federation

New AC Milan signing Andre Silva should lead Portugal's attack in Saint Petersburg, where Portugal will be the heavy favourites. "Everybody wants to watch Cristiano Ronaldo , even I want to watch Cristiano Ronaldo ", said Santos through a translator ahead of the match .

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  • Portugal likely to rest Cristiano Ronaldo as semis beckon
Portugal likely to rest Cristiano Ronaldo as semis beckon

They finished third in their group, with three draws to their name, then beat Croatia 1-0 in extra time in the round of 16, Poland on penalties in the quarterfinals and Wales 2-0 in the semifinals, before needing extra time again in the decider.

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  • €55 million rated Real Madrid superstar to choose Manchester United over Chelsea
€55 million rated Real Madrid superstar to choose Manchester United over Chelsea

The Colombian worldwide started just 13 league games last season and his exit from the club was all-but confirmed after Rodriguez was axed from Zinedine Zidane's squad for the Champions League final win over Juventus. Tipped to leave the Bernabeu, a number of European giants have been linked with a moves for the Colombia global, with names such as ...

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  • Loew's Confed Cup policy pays off for Lars Stindl
Loew's Confed Cup policy pays off for Lars Stindl

Australia , meanwhile, picked up their opening point of the tournament with a 1-1 draw against Cameroon although progress in the tournament seems unlikely with the Socceroos needing to beat Chile to have any hope. Chile , trying to win its first major global tournament after winning consecutive Copa America titles, was in control for most of th...

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  • Fultz, Ball are NBA's next stars
Fultz, Ball are NBA's next stars

It did not matter to the Sixers that Fultz is the first player from a losing team to go No. 1 since the Portland Trail Blazers took LaRue Martin out of Loyola (Ill.) in 1972. With Fultz adding his scoring proficiency alongside the pass-first Simmons and Embiid, the Sixers are hoping their painstaking "Process" finally takes the next step into t...

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  • Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico
Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

Hudson knows it won't be easy, but expects his squad to be up for the challenge. Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio described the All Whites as "gentleman" before the game but he had changed his tune after the match, bemoaning that "the game was really rough, almost violent and I think that's unacceptable".

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  • The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class
The NBA Welcomes the 2017 Draft Class

There have been a flurry of trades since the Warriors beat the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , though most of the moves on draft night were minor. The Washington star made the error Thursday night after getting picked by the Philadelphia 76ers .

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  • Who will join the Vegas Golden Knights?
Who will join the Vegas Golden Knights?

The New York Islanders reportedly have made a deal in which the Knights will receive the Islanders' first-round draft pick (No. 15 overall) in Friday's NHL Entry draft along with injured forward Mikhail Grabovski. Photo by Andy Martin Jr. That benefits the Golden Knights because it maintained a deeper pool of talent available. Mark Messier ...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho releases statement after tax fraud allegations
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho releases statement after tax fraud allegations

Di Maria spent four seasons with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014 and the details of his case have been confirmed by the Spanish tax authorities. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.

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