• Carl Frampton to fight in Belfast next month
Carl Frampton to fight in Belfast next month

The Belfast boxer has told fans to keep July 29 free and that he "can't wait to box at home". A press conference will be held in the next week and tickets will go on sale straight after. The first bout saw Carl defeat Leo Santa Cruz via majority decision also to claim his third world title and his first at featherweight. The WBA's "regular" title...

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  • Frampton fight confirmed for Belfast's SSE Arena on 29 July
Frampton fight confirmed for Belfast's SSE Arena on 29 July

Like the Belfast man, 23-year-old Gutierrez (35-1-1-KO25), nicknamed "the Jaguar", comes into the fight with just a single defeat on his professional record. It will be Frampton's first fight on home soil in nearly two years. Gutiérrez had already told his local newspaper Noticias de Querétaro that he would be Frampton's next opponent.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

He averaged 35 points a game as the Golden State Warriors clobbered the Cleveland Cavaliers . Golden State took the best-of-seven series 4-1, reclaiming the throne they lost to the Cavaliers a year ago. "And they waited until late to do it". "Kevin's journey, our team embraced him", Myers said. He became the first player to average a tri...

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  • Pakistan to lock horns with England in first Champions Trophy semifinal
Pakistan to lock horns with England in first Champions Trophy semifinal

It will be Pakistan's second key match at Sophia Gardens in a matter of days after a thrilling three-wicket victory against Sri Lanka there on Monday saw them into the last four of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide (ODI) sides.

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  • Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty
Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

Domingo Santana said he lost track of the outs, which is why he didn't run hard from first base on Jett Bandy's bases-loaded popup with two outs in the seventh inning Tuesday night. Calgary Flames mascot Harvey the Hound was harassing the Oilers' bench after the Flames took a 4-0 lead in the third period. Around baseball, reactions were equally ...

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  • Hull City and Sheffield United set for Harry Maguire windfall
Hull City and Sheffield United set for Harry Maguire windfall

The 24-year-old is also keen on leaving the KCOM Arena ahead of the upcoming season, with his club dropping back to the EFL Championship towards the end of last term. The 24-year-old Czech Republic global spent last season on loan at Fulham. Speculation about the future of both players has been rife all summer, with Maguire linked with moves to E...

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  • Nah Son: Golden State Warriors Reportedly Skip White House Visit
Nah Son: Golden State Warriors Reportedly Skip White House Visit

Durant's incredible efforts in topping 30 points in every game of the Finals enabled the Warriors to avenge a heart-breaking game seven loss to the Cavs at the same stage previous year but, when the rest of the league looks at Golden State with envy, they should not study their star free-agent acquisition, but the way in which they have drafted and...

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  • Novak Djokovic Beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas at 2017 French Open
Novak Djokovic Beats Albert Ramos-Vinolas at 2017 French Open

Thiem is playing some of the best and most consistent tennis we've seen from him in a while, but you can't ignore the glaring head to head numbers against Djokovic and the fact they just played a couple weeks ago. Monfils, 30, was leading 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 4-3 when his opponent withdrew, setting up a last-16 meeting with Wawrinka. Thiem has eight car...

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  • Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley
Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

Runners-up Tottenham start away from home for the seventh successive season. It then gets more hard for Antonio Conte and his team, which takes on Tottenham in the second round before games against Leicester away and Manchester City, Arsenal and Everton at home as part of their first seven games.

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  • Ramsey repeats Panenka's trick but Wales are held
Ramsey repeats Panenka's trick but Wales are held

The Wales global Aaron Ramsey may not have had the most stunning of seasons for Arsenal Football Club, but the reasons for that will surely be the subject of plenty of talk and right now are besides the point. "His input was vast". "The noise the supporters here make is incredible". The carnival atmosphere in France will feel a million ...

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  • Reporters Spread False Rumor That Golden State Warriors Will Refuse Trump Invite
Reporters Spread False Rumor That Golden State Warriors Will Refuse Trump Invite

This was also their fifth National Basketball Association championship, tying them with the San Antonio Spurs for the fourth most by a team. Deadspin has since pointed out that Sington's tweet actually went out before Brown's, which seems to confuse the matter further.

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  • The first real midweek team selected
The first real midweek team selected

We've got to remember the first Test is not the be-all and end-all. While Munster half-back Murray admitted the Lions were delighted to set their tour on track after the 22-16 loss to the Blues, he insisted Warren Gatland's men will not run away with themselves.

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  • LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors
LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Some reports have suggested James, the best player on the planet, may head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers in 2018, likely bringing talented players along in an effort to topple the Warriors if the Cavaliers fall short again next year.

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  • LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'
LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

James didn't participate in the 2016 Rio Olympics and is unlikely to play in the 2020 games in Tokyo. National Basketball Association stars such as LeBron James agree that it's a great addition to the Games. Who will be the General Manager of the Cleveland Cavaliers next season? As pundits parsed the stats showing Jordan achieved his 5,9...

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  • I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo
I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo

The world's highest-paid sports star had previously said he was not anxious about tax investigations as he had nothing to hide. The Telegram reports prosecutors accuse the soccer star of defrauding Spain's tax office of 1.4 million euros in 2011, 1.7 million euros in 2012, 3.2 million euros in 2013 and 8.5 million euros in 2014.

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  • CT 2017: In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis
CT 2017: In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

Looking back on it, we probably did get to a par score and felt as if we fell short, and beating a strong side like New Zealand with a par score is a huge strength. But they did their best to lose to Sri Lanka, and for a while it was a contest between who was worse. "I am going to have a meeting with Sarfraz at 3, whether him and (Shoaib) Malik...

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  • Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500
Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

Castroneves , trying to win his record-tying fourth 500, earned $770,629 for his second-place finish. Takuma Sato , of Japan , celebrates as he crosses the Yard of Bricks to win the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28, 2017 , in Indianapolis .

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  • Revived Lions keen to take down Highlanders
Revived Lions keen to take down Highlanders

The Lions lost fullback Stuart Hogg and center Jonathan Davies to head knocks in the first half; Hogg was bloodied in a collision with teammate Murray and Davies did not return after being dazed in a tackle. "I probably only missed one or two sessions, so my preparation hasn't changed a whole lot", said Warburton. Head coach Warren Gatland ...

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  • F1: Podium finish was possible at Canadian GP, claims Sebastian Vettel
F1: Podium finish was possible at Canadian GP, claims Sebastian Vettel

The Ferrari driver recovered brilliantly to ensure he stayed top of the standings while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in second to complete Mercedes' first one-two finish of the season as Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed the final spot on the podium .

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  • Lions need to show attacking prowess, says Gatland
Lions need to show attacking prowess, says Gatland

However, the Lions squeaked home thanks to Anthony Watson's late score. The Lions hit back and saw out the first 40 minutes camped in the Barbarians 22, but failed to break through their resolute defence as they entered the break down by four points.

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