• Gareth Southgate hails Kane's equaliser as 'huge moment' for England
Gareth Southgate hails Kane's equaliser as 'huge moment' for England

Fans needed a bit of patience before the sixth arrived courtesy of Julian Brandt, whose first worldwide goal came in the 72nd, and Wagner completed the rout with five minutes remaining. A wonderful character. Strange, but wonderful". " People pushed themselves to another level to get a result for this country". Scotland survived an earlier s...

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  • Champions Trophy: De Villiers to undergo fitness test ahead of India clash
Champions Trophy: De Villiers to undergo fitness test ahead of India clash

Pakistan's upset of South Africa had spiced up Group B - though the Birmingham rain kiboshed the chances of a genuine thriller - but it seemed going into this fixture at The Oval that the chances of Sri Lanka overturning their great bogey opponent, one of the favourites for the tournament, were only marginally higher than Jeremy Corbyn's Labour p...

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  • Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business
Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business

I don't know. Guys don't even notice it", Iguodala told ESPN . "That's not for me to decide, right?" But I don't know. "She's like, I'm staying in Miami". "Let's not worry about the small s--", James said he told his mom. He delivered on his goal to bring "one trophy back to Northeast Ohio", but he has others.

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  • Reavie, Schwartze, Munoz share lead in Memphis
Reavie, Schwartze, Munoz share lead in Memphis

The Waterford man started with an impressive one-under 65 on Thursday, but he produced some terrific golf to get moving, and is within sight of joint leader, former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel , American Chez Reavie and Colombian Sebastian Munoz , all on nine-under.

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  • Raikkonen pays the price for Qualifying mistakes in Canada
Raikkonen pays the price for Qualifying mistakes in Canada

Where he took his first pole and his first of 55 victories 10 years ago in his rookie season. "Wow, I am shaking", Hamilton told a news conference. "This one is a replica but I believe there is a real one waiting for me somewhere, so it was a very emotional moment for me", he said.

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  • Anderson, Pérez lead Brewers past Giants 5-2
Anderson, Pérez lead Brewers past Giants 5-2

He walked one, struck out four and helped the Brewers beat the Giants for just the third time in the last 17 games against them. The Phillies sent 32 hitters to the plate against Blach without scratching a run across on Friday, but Santana's solo blast in the bottom of the first set the tone for the night for a Milwaukee offense that capitalized ...

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  • Gareth Southgate praises Kane while Gordon Strachan sees draw as a defeat
Gareth Southgate praises Kane while Gordon Strachan sees draw as a defeat

England looked to be headed for a hard-fought win, when Lee Griffith's netted not one , but two cracking free-kicks on 87 and 90 minutes. On a sun-kissed Glasgow afternoon, England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat home goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save.

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  • Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job
Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

A brilliant Leigh Griffiths free-kick double nearly wrecked Kane's day but he was able to pop up in the third minute of injury time to volley home an equaliser. One pass, one header goes somewhere else and we win the game. England sit top of the table after five games - four of them wins - after Southgate took over from Sam Allardyce, ax...

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  • Lewis Hamilton reaches Ayrton Senna milestone in Montreal
Lewis Hamilton reaches Ayrton Senna milestone in Montreal

Yet Vettel, who holds a 25-point advantage over Hamilton in the drivers' standings, is confident he can compete with his main rival when it matters most. Speechless. I know that Ayrton was for many of you your favourite driver, and he was the same for me. To receive this is a great honour . A big, big thank you to the Senna family and to everyone ...

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  • Penguins crush Predators in pivotal Game 5
Penguins crush Predators in pivotal Game 5

Do they focus on their style of play, regardless of who is available or who might be in and out of the lineup? He lasted just two shifts into the second period before he went to the bench in pain. "That's going to happen". Back in April, before the Stanley Cup playoffs started, two current National Hockey League players told me each believe...

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  • Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk after Southampton row
Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk after Southampton row

Everton supporters were quick to have their say on the news via social media, with many understandably delighted and others taking the time to laugh at their arch-rivals. As Premier League fans will know, the 25-year-old defender exudes confidence when he plays and his ability to read the game and dominate opponents is exemplary.

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  • Highlights from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals: Predators at Penguins
Highlights from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals: Predators at Penguins

That's simply not good enough from a player who scored 31 goals in the regular season and who has been Nashville's top offensive player in the playoffs. That was especially evident during a skirmish behind the net with Subban late in the opening period. "Right now, I don't trust the momentum thing", said Rinne.

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  • LA Galaxy in advanced talks with ex-Man Utd striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic
LA Galaxy in advanced talks with ex-Man Utd striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The former Sweden global has collected a total of 11 league titles in his career and Hertha may be hoping he sees the Bundesliga as a challenge he can still tackle, although their offer is nearly certainly not a serious one. But Ibrahimovic is now recovering from a torn ACL suffered in April, and the 6-12 month recovery period that's normal for t...

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  • Rinne looks for bounce-back game
Rinne looks for bounce-back game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - Pekka Rinne is a friendly, polite man off the ice. "You're playing in the finals, the biggest stage in your career, and you're not happy obviously", Rinne said . "We're going to try to play the game that gives us the best chance to win". With hard hitting the entire game, Predators head coach Peter Laviolette said yo...

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  • Champions Trophy: Best OPPO moments from England-Australia match
Champions Trophy: Best OPPO moments from England-Australia match

Their campaign was a damp squib, in more ways than one. A frustrated Steve Smith . "When he's on, he's on - that's why he's one of the best all-rounders in the world". The team that finds a way to win. When the rains came for the first time in the day, England should have lost their top four. If the innings had a pivotal moment, it probabl...

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  • Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win
Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win

In Saturday's final she fired 54 winners and 54 unforced errors. She has a strong personality which I like and she has a really aggressive style on court. A game later she sent a victor to the corner to square the match. She was the runner-up to Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros in 2014. I think everyone has it, and it's good.

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  • IOC pushes plan to award 2024, 2028 Olympics to LA, Paris
IOC pushes plan to award 2024, 2028 Olympics to LA, Paris

Ingmar De Vos also welcomed today's confirmation of the IOC Executive Board's unanimous approval of a working group recommendation that both the 2024 and 2028 Games be awarded later this year. Paris is the frontrunner for the 2024 Olympics , with Los Angeles the likely host in 2028. "Taken together, the five sports are an innovative combinatio...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open
Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

She is the first unseeded player to win Roland Garros since 1933 and the lowest-ranked champion. Kuerten's 1997 victory came on the day Ostapenko was born. Ranked No 47 pre-tournament, Ostapenko will climb now to No 12. "I have the mentality to win, but it's going to be tough", said Halep, who lost to Maria Sharapova in three sets in the 2014 Fre...

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  • Sudan won't take sides in Gulf dispute
Sudan won't take sides in Gulf dispute

Castaner said France doesn't intent to take sides. The legislation, which also foresees cooperation in military training, was rapidly passed in parliament on Wednesday, a day after Erdogan openly sided with Qatar and criticized other Gulf countries' moves to isolate it.

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  • Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris
Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

On his way to the title match, he has shipped just 29 games, six fewer than when he made the 2012 final and just two more than the record of 27 conceded by Bjorn Borg in his 1978 trophy season. Nadal now meets Stan Wawrinka in the final, after the Swiss beat world number one Andy Murray after five sets. "I had too many problems on my knee, so...

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