Monday, 19 August 2019
Latest news
Home » Sports


Tapwrit triumphs in Belmont Stakes

The $800,000 winner's check gave the son of Tapit from the Successful Appeal mare, Appealing Zophie lifetime earnings of $1.14 million with millions and millions in purse money available before he retires to a lucrative breeding career. The Preakness victor, Cloud Computing, also opted out of the Belmont. Tapwrit missed the break in settling for fifth in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes , then became embroiled in a rough start in the Kentucky Derby, where he did well to come home a ... Read More »

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year

With his Cleveland Cavaliers trailing the Warriors 3-0 in the NBA Finals, James was asked if it's good for the league, or even fair, to have such a dominant team. The Cavs scored a Finals record 86 points in the first half and then held on during a wild third and fourth quarter that included technical fouls, James jawing with fellow superstar Kevin Durant and Cleveland's crowd roaring like a jet engine. Read More »

Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination


As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted "Cavs in 7". Unlike Game 3 , it was not a well-played affair, and unlike the first two games at Oracle, it was not a blowout in the traditional sense. They lost game five at home previous year on the way to dropping the series. This was a competitive blowout for most of the night and that's primarily because of Durant. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Extends French Open Record With 10th Title

One area of significant improvement for Nadal is his serve. "For sure if it becomes 10 it will be my favourite". The feeling I have is impossible to describe. "And on clay especially, because the way he's moving, it's even more hard". "Nine here is probably hard". - "It's really unbelievable; to win the 10th is incredible, it's very special", the Spaniard said after winning the final. Read More »

West Indies bowl out Afghanistan for 135


Choosing to take first strike again on the same pitch used for the first match two days earlier, the visitors found the home side's bowlers to be an entirely different proposition as they adopted a consistent line of short-pitched bowling on the body, which exposed the technical inadequacies of most of the Afghan batsmen to such a barrage. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka and Pakistan battle for semi-final spot


With the win, India qualified for the 2nd Semi Final to be played against Bangladesh at Birmingham on June 15. Pakistan will face Sri Lanka in their last encounter of group matches in the Champions Trophy today (Monday). Kohli acknowledged the amount of one-day cricket played in the region was a factor, but he has also been impressed with the way India have adapted to the English conditions. Read More »

Hart confident Man City won't price him out of transfer


Come Tuesday night, after we have played France, that is when conversations can be had. "Something's going to happen, one way or another, but it's nearly in the hands of the businessmen now", he said . There's no point in working against each other. 'There is no animosity between the two parties. City's frustrating 2016-17 season saw them finish third in the Premier League and end the campaign without any silverware. Read More »

Draymond Green not ejected from Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Their 137-116 win Friday night at The Q pulled their series deficit against the Golden State Warriors to 3-1. "It's never one thing". Green said that he knew the second half technical foul was his first of the game. "I knew because the first tech on Steve, which I didn't understand, Mike Callahan came up to John (Goble) and asked him who was the tech on and he said Kerr ", Green said. Read More »

Sri Lanka's Mathews set to miss Champions Trophy opener

Opener Amla and Faf du Plessis combined for 145 for the second wicket for South Africa , which started slow and finished fast. Regardless, de Villiers was forthright about his responsibilities with over rates on match eve. "But we're still humble at the same time and know that we have to work hard and take it one step at a time to win this". Mathews has not played internationals since January because of a hamstring complaint , and had also missed a tri-series in Zimbabwe late ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins French open for a record tenth time


Nadal will now travel to the Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club as he tries to transfer his form from clay to grass ahead of Wimbledon. Nadal continued: "The feeling I have is impossible to describe". From there, it was all downhill. After losing just his second match here against Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals in 2015, Nadal was forced to pull out ahead of the third round past year with a left wrist injury. Read More »

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo still dancing for joy


And whatever French coach Zinedine Zidane told his Real players at halftime succeeded in producing a display of dominance that, once Brazilian Casemiro had put them 2-1 up on the hour, never looked in danger of ending in anything other than celebrations. Read More »

Manchester City will not sign Alexis Sánchez... Or will they?

It is thought that Sanchez could be sold for around £50 million, or be allowed to leave the club for free next summer on the expiry of his Arsenal contract. Arsenal are understandably very much against the idea of allowing the Chilean move to a Premier League rival. Despite their failure in the league, Arsene Wenger has made a decision to sign a new two-year deal at the club. Read More »

Daniel Berger wins second straight St. Jude Classic


He will need however to only catch those ahead of him tomorrow he will need to watch happenings over his shoulder as behind him are as many as twenty-five players all within five shots of the leaders and who perhaps still feel that with something special tomorrow they too have their chance. Read More »

Draymond Green doesn't regret saying Cleveland fans aren't sharp

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. And I said, 'Well, it's right here on the sheet that it was on Draymond .' And our scorers people said the same thing. "I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul was on Coach Kerr ". The first half tech just got changed from Draymond Green to Steve Kerr and is now on DeMarcus Cousins. Read More »

NBA Free Agency Rumors: LeBron James could join the Lakers in 2018


In an informal discussion in a barber shop that took place in February with Draymond Green on hand that aired on YouTube on Friday, James said his closest confidants - his mother and wife - were not supportive of returning to Cleveland. I feel good. I actually feel better. "You guys want to have the conversations about who's the greatest of all time, things of that nature, it doesn't matter to me". Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins Men's Singles title for 10th time

Nadal has been all conquering at the French Open ever since winning his first title in 2005. "If I did it, probably somebody else gonna do it, because I don't consider myself very special", he said. "But the feeling I have here is impossible to describe and hard to compare to another place". I was a little bit hesitating with my selection of shots. Read More »

Venezuela U20s 0-1 England U20s: We are the champions!


England had resolved their knockout matches inside the 90 minutes. The players have defended for their lives out there and have shown an unbelievable spirit to keep that clean sheet. Both Tottenham Hotspur players had very nice games for England . Yes. Eurosport 2 have been showing all of the England matches, but now they're in the final, the BBC have made a decision to jump on the bandwagon too. Read More »

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

But ultimately, the National Basketball Association might have dodged a (nother) major conspiracy theory because the Cavaliers held on. The feisty contest reached a head in the third quarter when it appeared as though Green committed his second technical foul, which would have booted him from the game. Read More »

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges


The law enforcement official said police saw a burning marijuana cigarette, and the two were placed under arrest. The Ford F150 truck with Florida plates was illegally parked on the median in the location, and proceeded to pull away without headlights, police said. Read More »

Arsenal, Chelsea target waiting on Barcelona bid


Leicester City are resigned to losing Riyad Mahrez this summer and they should consider Everton outcast Gerard Deulofeu as his replacement. However the Algerian worldwide revealed even in the afterglow of that remarkable victory he had agreed with the Leicester hierarchy that he would be allowed to move on this summer. Read More »

Mike Williams dealing with back injury


Los Angeles invested the No. 7 overall pick on Williams , who wasn't the consensus top receiver in the draft. Shortly thereafter, head coach Anthony Lynn said he would "like to see" Williams return the following week because the rookie was "getting behind". Read More »

Melvin Ingram, Chargers Agree on 4-Year Contract Extension


After a sluggish start to his career, Ingram, a 2012 first-round pick (No. 18 overall), stepped up his game over the past two seasons, finishing with 18.5 sacks, including double-digit sacks in 2015. He also released a mixtape of his rap music called " Franchise Tag ". Last year, the team didn't agree to a deal with first-round pick Joey Bosa until August 29. Read More »

After delay, Trump's family joins him in White House


In her tweet, she wrote: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!" Barron will be the first boy to live in the White House since 1963, when John F. President Trump spent the weekend at his private golf club in Bedminster , New Jersey. It also pointed toward a coming move to the White House . Mrs Trump is the first First Lady in modern history to delay her arrival in Washington . Read More »

Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law


The world didn't seem to care much about global warming until President Donald Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate accord last week, according to Google search trends. "President Donald Trump was absolutely prudent and courageous to withdraw from the Paris climate accord", Murray said. Jackson said Cleveland will continue its efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Read More »

Jordan Olympic shoes sell for record $190 million


A pair of Michael Jordan's shoes were sold at auction for the highest price on record for a pair of game-used sneakers. Yep, you read that right. The shoes were given by Jordan to an 11-year-old ball boy who got them signed in the locker room after the gold medal game. Read More »

Sidney Crosby busts out the ferocity in Penguins' Game 5 romp


That was especially evident during a skirmish behind the net with Subban late in the opening period. It's his seventh goal of the playoffs. And here's one last number to ponder: Teams that have lost a game by six goals or more in the playoffs are 3-0 in the next game. Read More »

Ostapenko beats Bacsinszky to reach final

The 19-year-old said at a press conference: "When I came here I didn't expect I am going to be in the semis, but I was playing better and better every match, so if I keep it up, I think anything can happen". You guys [journalists] have something to talk about. "I feel really privileged". She is looking to become the first player since Gustavo Kuerten at the 1997 French Open to win their first tour-level title at a major tournament. Read More »

Jose Bautista draws a walk, keeps walking, steals second base


The former first baseman for the Seattle Mariners has clearly turned a corner in his approach at the plate, and he is treating Blue Jays fans to a lot of home runs this season. "Donaldson was on him all day, geared up for him". Dyson led off with a single and stole second base early in the at-bat to Carlos Ruiz. Guillermo Heredia and Robinson Cano led off with singles to put runners at first and second. Read More »

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

Will Power , of Australia, holds up the trophy in Victory Lane as track president Eddie Gossage, left, points at him after Power won the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. I mean, what you have - five cars finished the race, six cars?" he said. Through the first eight races of 2017, seven different drivers have been winners. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel envisioned podium finish before slump to fourth in Montreal

Despite coming to one of his favourite circuits, Hamilton went into the weekend with more questions than answers about the Monaco meltdown but Sunday provided plenty of comfort. Contact pitched Sainz into the wall and he spun into the corner, collecting Felipe Massa's Williams and sending both men out of the race. At the restart, Verstappen's punchy mood continued, moving alongside Hamilton as he entered the final chicane at the restart, but that put him out of position for the main ... Read More »

Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question


The defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins can become the first team to repeat since Detroit in 1998 if they can crack the code of raucous Bridgestone Arena Sunday night in Game 6 against the Nashville Predators . In the case of the Stanley Cup Final , the first road win will spell the end of the series . "Opportunities like this, they don't come around often, so you want to make the majority", Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby said . Read More »