• Sky Sports to revamp around thematic channels
Sky Sports to revamp around thematic channels

Football, being the most popular sport on the books of Sky by some distance, will receive two channels as per the update, with a new " Sky Sports Arena" channel specialising in the likes of tennis and rugby is also in the works. Nor did BBC's live Rio Olympics coverage last summer. TV insiders report that the new content strategy forms part of ...

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  • Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments
Serena Williams slams John McEnroe's controversial ranking comments

Tennis great Serena Williams fired back after former tennis star John McEnroe said Williams would rank "like No. 700 in the world" if she played on the men's circuit. Let's talk about Serena Williams . Having a baby during her playing career was clearly not in Williams' plans. McEnroe: Best female player ever - no question.

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  • Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million
Ronaldo accused of tax fraud totalling €14.7million

In the latest case to feature one of the Spanish league's most high profile players being probed by tax authorities, Ronaldo has been accused of knowingly hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. The statement read: " Cristiano Ronaldo signed for Real Madrid in 2009 under the Law of Impatriots, legislation in force and prevailing...

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  • Celtic FC considering shock swoop for Leeds United FC star
Celtic FC considering shock swoop for Leeds United FC star

According to the Daily Mirror's David Anderson via Twitter , Taylor has agreed to join on a Bosman transfer from Elland Road when his contract is up in a month. "I promise, even if we lose him at the end of the season for free, I'm not selling him". He is believed to have agreed personal terms with Burnley , although the Clarets have not yet ...

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  • So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf
So Yeon Ryu becomes No. 1 in women's golf

Leading Indian golfer Aditi Ashok secured a career-best tied 25th finish in LPGA's Walmart NW Arkansas Championship . Ariya Jutanugarn's reign as the women's world number one is over after less than two weeks. 1 player in the world. Local hero Lin Wen-tang held a one-shot lead after nine but an errant tee shot on 14 saw his title hopes dashe...

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  • Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations
Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations

The jury began deliberating Monday. The jury tells the judge that it "cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of the counts". Count two involves whether or not Constand could give consent: was she conscious and aware or was she incapacitated? Questioning Wyatt's knowledge of the law, Allred made it clear: "Jury can deliberate however lo...

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  • It's official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26
It's official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26

The much-hyped Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight has been scheduled for August 26 in Las Vegas , according to two people familiar with the negotiations . The bout will be distributed via Showtime pay-per-view and will be an entirely boxing card. " Absolutely not ", White said yesterday during a media call for Mayweather Vs McGr...

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  • Man Utd push to close Morata signing this week
Man Utd push to close Morata signing this week

He still managed to score 20 goals for his club and another 7 for his country since last year's Euro 2016 tournament. Talks between United and Real remain ongoing with Mourinho determined to get his transfer business done early this summer.

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  • Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title
Federer crushes Zverev to clinch ninth Halle title

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer claimed his ninth title at the Halle Open after beating German Alexander Zverev , World No.12, in Sunday's final. The Swiss has used the tournament as an ideal platform ahead of Wimbledon for many years and looks in ominous form once again before the third Grand Slam of 2017 gets underway next week - where he wi...

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  • Whole world looking at India, says Modi
Whole world looking at India, says Modi

During the interaction at the Willard Hotel, where he is staying, Modi gave a patient hearing to the wish-list of the top bosses . The Prime Minister pointed out opportunities for tourism through developing hotels in "PPP (public private partnership) model" at 500 railway stations, Mr Bagey said.

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  • Chile vs. Australia in 2017 Confederations Cup
Chile vs. Australia in 2017 Confederations Cup

The video referee then stepped in and amended the decision with Mabouka eventually handed his marching orders instead. Germany deservedly topped Group B to set up a last four meeting with Mexico at the same venue on Thursday after the first global goals for Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner , who got two.

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  • Furious Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel
Furious Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel "disgraced himself" after Azerbaijan GP clash

Although that meant Hamilton lost a bit of ground, he saw something to exploit over the remaining 12 races, something he considers Vettel's vulnerability under high pressure. (It was) unsafe driving (and) you only get a 10-second penalty for that kind of thing, I think it's.I don't need to say anymore. Vettel, who is chasing a fifth world title t...

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  • Liverpool new sign-on Mohamed Salah wants to win trophies
Liverpool new sign-on Mohamed Salah wants to win trophies

However, his time at Stamford Bridge was best largely disappointing, and when asked by the club's in-house television station if he's got a point to prove in English top-flight football, the answer was equivocal. "With Roma , I had the best years of my career so far and I will have nothing but gratitude and great memories". Speaking also to th...

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  • Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'
Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'

Tatum averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds for the Blue Devils in 2016-17, ranking second on the team and among ACC freshmen in both categories. Tatum, most likely tired and jet-lagged through a non-stop draft night, still smiled his way through the press conference and said all of the right things.

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  • NASL announces expansion franchise in San Diego
NASL announces expansion franchise in San Diego

The as yet unnamed club will make its league debut in the spring of 2018. "All my life as a football player, I lived with competition and competition is going to be good for us and for San Diego", he said. It is a notch below Major League Soccer, which is also considering San Diego for an expansion franchise. 'One of our goals is to sign play...

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  • Jimmy Butler opens up about his trade to Timberwolves
Jimmy Butler opens up about his trade to Timberwolves

The "craziest week I think I've ever gone through". "I can honestly say that I have always been incredibly motivated to succeed". "They chose the route that they chose". He was his advocate. "I know his style of play, and I feel like I'll fit in with that core that they have over there". Maybe I'm the only one who doesn't see the value in t...

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  • Verstappen tops Azerbaijan GP practice
Verstappen tops Azerbaijan GP practice

Verstappen did manage to finish top of the pile at the end of second practice, clocking a quickest time of 1:43.362, but he also ended up in the barrier at Turn 1 after hitting the wall, putting a slight dampener on his performance. "I think genuinely in the last couple of races we've put some good performance onto the vehicle". With 30 seconds ...

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  • Fultz exposes Sixers for what they are: A team doing it right
Fultz exposes Sixers for what they are: A team doing it right

The Bulls also made a questionable draft selection by taking Lauri Markkanen from the University of Arizona with the seventh overall pick. He was selected by the Boston Celtics with the first pick in the second round of the 1950 draft. He expects the on-court mesh to be just as smooth. Multiple sports reporters typically break the future pick...

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  • Azerbaijan GP: Ricciardo wins, Hamilton and Vettel clash
Azerbaijan GP: Ricciardo wins, Hamilton and Vettel clash

But it is Hamilton's clash with Vettel which will be the main talking point after the Ferrari driver was hit with a penalty for colliding twice with the Briton. On the radio after the incident, Hamilton told Mercedes: "Vettel literally just came alongside and hit me!" Hamilton and Vettel have won a combined seven F1 titles and more than 100 r...

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  • Andy Murray is exhausted and struggling with injuries
Andy Murray is exhausted and struggling with injuries

The Scotsman triumphed during last year's Wimbledon , toppling Milos Raonic in the final to get his hands on the prestigious trophy once more. The Grand Slams are the biggest prizes in tennis and those are the things every player wants to win.

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