• Efforts on to retain Kumble
Efforts on to retain Kumble

The BCCI seemed to be all set to retain chief coach Anil Kumble as acting president CK Khanna on Thursday wrote a letter to secretary Amitabh Chaudhary urging him to defer the recruitment process till the end of the West Indies tour. Many senior opined that it was because of Anil's rigorous practice that the team was able to win so many matches...

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  • Arsenal 'confident Hector Bellerin is not seeking Barcelona transfer'
Arsenal 'confident Hector Bellerin is not seeking Barcelona transfer'

Stories emerging mainly from the Barcelona-based publications Sport and Mundo Deportivo said the right-back had agreed personal terms with Ernesto Valverde's La Liga giants . "I do not know what will happen, I'm an Arsenal player and I'm very good at London". However, as reported by the London Evening Standard , Bellerin isn't actively se...

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  • #PredsOn3: Nashville looks to take the lead in Stanley Cup Final
#PredsOn3: Nashville looks to take the lead in Stanley Cup Final

It's now a best-of-three sprint to hockey's Holy Grail, and Nashville is riding a wave of momentum after outscoring the defending champions 9-2 over the past two games. The Predators and the Penguins have each won all their home games in the Stanley Cup Final so far. Oddly enough, Game 4 might've been their second best, even though they lost ...

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  • Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead
Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

They could not survive the hockey tsunami, as the Penguins piled on, giving up four goals in a third period that started with the score tied 1-1 after two periods. The Predators are 2/7 on the powerplay, while the Penguins powerplay has struggled, going 1/10. The game started well for the visitors when a strong individual effort by Aberg gave N...

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  • Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Finals
Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Ex-Lakers head coach Pat Riley added that Golden State would not have any chance of stopping Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his deadly skyhook. In a recent interview with Tim Kawakami of The Mercury News , Curry was asked how he dealt with playing with lesser players who made a lot more money.

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  • French Open roundup from day 11
French Open roundup from day 11

He's just too flawless right now, and I'm not sure anybody can beat him in his current form. You think he's back to somewhere near his best and it seems like he's playing well and then, if we're being honest the appetite for the fight just wasn't there against Thiem, which is so unlike Novak.

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  • French Open 2017 | John McEnroe slams Novak Djokovic after Dominic Thiem loss
French Open 2017 | John McEnroe slams Novak Djokovic after Dominic Thiem loss

The Austrian player thinks three of Fab Four will still be there. 'Federer World No . "All the top players go through this. It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic. Successful in a stunning 76% of points behind second serves, and 69% of first serves, Nadal is then winning 62% of his points in under four shots, as opposed to jus...

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  • Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders
Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders

There is nothing wrong with how Lions coach Warren Gatland wants them to play, says Will Greenwood. He said: "You would expect an global team to beat a franchise team, particularly one that is made up of the four home nations with their pick of the best players".

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  • British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race
British motorcycle racer Lambert dies from injuries in race

Mr Bonner made his TT mountain course debut at the 2014 TT Races and had a highest placed finish of fifteenth, which he achieved in the 2015 Senior TT. Bonner was riding for Noel Williamson Racing and finished 30th in the Superstock race. We would like to thank all of the unbelievable doctors and nurses who tried so hard to save Davey's life at...

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  • The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch
The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch

Smith and Kyle Korver were among a small handful of players to talk about the 118-113 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. "And now that you can look ahead to Friday, all our focus is on that", Curry said. "I said it after we won the Eastern Conference Finals that we're getting ready for a jugger...

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  • Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0
Penguins strike first in Game 5, lead Predators 1-0

Near the end of the first period, Crosby got mixed up behind the net with Subban. After combining for zero points in Games 3 and 4, Malkin had a goal and an assist and Kessel a goal and two assists. So the Predators limp back to Nashville for Game 6, facing elimination. If not there, then Game 7 will be Wednesday back at PPG Paints Arena . The tea...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Ferguson share touching moment after the UCL Final
Cristiano Ronaldo and Alex Ferguson share touching moment after the UCL Final

With my advisor Eric Olhats we have chose to stay", he said. "Clearly we need to improve the team to achieve a higher level of technical skill - but after the holidays we'll go back to work with a new stimulus". It was crucial for our performance in the second half'. Madrid are winners of European football's leading club competition for a 12th ...

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  • Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals
Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

Only 12 months ago he put the exclamation mark on one of the most dominant spells in tennis history, beating Murray in the final in Paris to become the first man in 47 years to claim four consecutive majors. "But still, knowing that I have beaten him a couple of times on clay here previous year gives me that confidence, and hopefully I'll be ab...

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  • India are not invincible, says Kohli
India are not invincible, says Kohli

But beaten they were, and what will be particularly worrying for India is the lack of venom in their bowling attack. Audacious: If complacency was an issue for India's wayward bowlers, Gunathilaka made them pay, reaching his half-century in emphatic style with another six.

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  • Australia decides to toughen parole laws after fatal siege
Australia decides to toughen parole laws after fatal siege

Shane Patton , Deputy Commissioner of Victoria Police, said that 150 Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Special Operations Group officers carried out raids on three houses on Friday morning. Locals reported on social media that about a dozen police were searching a number of garbage bins. "They're in transit but they're obviously close because t...

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  • Belgium winger Hazard out with fractured right ankle
Belgium winger Hazard out with fractured right ankle

Hazard added that he had not spoken to Chelsea about extending his contract and that he was only concentrating on Belgium's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Estonia for the moment. Eden Hazard has picked his solo goal against Arsenal as one of his favourite strikes of the season for Chelsea . " Honestly, I do not know what will happ...

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  • Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift
Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift

They alleged Qatar funds terror groups and has a worryingly close relationship with Iran, a nation with which it shares its vast offshore natural gas field. In this Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attends a Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Doha , Qatar.

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  • Chelsea monitoring Riyad Mahrez as Antonio Conte considers wide options
Chelsea monitoring Riyad Mahrez as Antonio Conte considers wide options

The Algerian worldwide handed in a written transfer request late last month stating he wants to further his career by joining a bigger club after the Foxes finished 12th in the table last season. Now that normal order has been resumed, Mahrez is being shopped around after a season that was not quite as great as the previous one, but still plenty de...

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  • Warriors Hope To Chase Away Game 3 Blues
Warriors Hope To Chase Away Game 3 Blues

He also remembers previous year when the Warriors were up three games to one.and lost. The Cavaliers come out hot and hit a few transition shots early, capped by a LeBron dunk that forces an early timeout from the Warriors, and hold on to that lead through the end of the quarter.

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  • Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead
Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

Game 4 goes Friday back here in Cleveland but what the Cavaliers can do to extend this and avoid the sweep is anyone's guess. And with a win in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden State can exorcise those haunting demons from previous year when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers.

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