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Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women's World Cup win

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After leading for most of the match, scoring first in the opening half, the South African women's team went down 3-1 to Spain in their opening match against Spain at the Fifa Women's World Cup in France. China failed to take advantage of pressure they created in the second half. South Africa will be hoping their 7-2 loss to Norway last Sunday in a friendly global will not dampen their morale as they are the lowest ranked side in Group B. Read More »

U.S. Is 'Ready, Excited, Hungry' As It Takes On Thailand

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Since the beginning of the Women's World Cup , the U.S. women's national time has reached four finals of the seven disputed, becoming World Champions in three occasions . Madelen Janogy came in off the bench and added a goal in stoppage time for the Swedes, who are ranked No. 9 in the world. "In general we are stronger than our opponents and the final 20 minutes are important for us", said Asllani. Read More »

Rain postpones Cup race to Monday

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ET to postpone Sunday's scheduled at-track activity. "Unfortunately, weather forced a postponement of today's FireKeepers Casino 400 ", read a track statement . Drivers were in their cars and running behind the pace vehicle, and had been given the one-to-go sign ready to start the race around 3 p.m. ET when the rain began. Read More »

Cricket World reacts as India great Yuvraj Singh announces retirement

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Told them I don't need the game, if I don't pass the Yo-Yo test, I'll go home quietly. I would also like to thank the BCCI and BCCI president at that time Mr N Srinivasan for their support in my treatment. Probably my worst day in my cricket career was the 2014 T20 World Cup final against Sri Lanka when I scored 11 off 21 balls. It was so shattering that I felt my career was over. Read More »

Best picks for Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka in Cricket World Cup today

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On Tuesday, both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka were left staring at the sky, waiting for some divine intervention after the start of their key match was delayed due to heavy rains. On Monday, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said back-to-back defeats to New Zealand and hosts England might have jeopardised their prospects of reaching the semi-finals, but the task is merely hard and not impossible if they win the remaining matches. Read More »

Huge Golovkin KO Does Not Impress Canelo Or His Camp

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A week prior, and in the very same building, Anthony Joshua surrendered his heavyweight titles to underdog fighter Andy Ruiz Jr., and Golovkin began at a pace which suggested he was keen to rule out any possibility of a repeat upset. The bout was streamed live on DAZN and GGG was in doubt about what should happen next when asked post-fight. Both of their fights were thrilling back-and-forth wars, and both outcomes were controversial. Read More »

Jason Roy’s 153 powers England to 106-run win over Bangladesh

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England opener Jason Roy completed his maiden World Cup century against Bangladesh in a very unusual fashion. Ninety-six per cent of Archer's balls were clocked at over 140km/h and he sent down a rocket that, at the time , was the fastest of the World Cup at 153km/h - until teammate Mark Wood surpassed him later in the innings with a thunderbolt that touched 154km/h. Read More »

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty on 3 charges

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A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was expected to continue to deliberating on two more counts of rape involving a 54-year-old hitchhiker and an unconscious teenage girl in 2003. While Winslow was out on $2 million bail, he was arrested for lewd conduct in front of a 77-year-old woman at a gym on two separate occasions in February of this year. Read More »

Danny Rose says spending time with Liverpool's Champions League winners is draining

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Naturally, the Liverpool players would have boasted of their win in the camp and Rose revealed the same. You are reminded every day that you lost the final and that was a unique experience for me. Rose, whose future remains uncertain at Tottenham, was one of six recalled for Sunday's third-place play-off against Switzerland, which England won on penalties. Read More »

Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of tournament for three weeks with fractured thumb

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He had scored 2 magnificent hundreds in the 2015 World Cup organized in Australia and New Zealand as well. In such a case, BCCI will not name a replacement. The injury comes as a big setback for India, as the southpaw, considered a big-game player, has an impeccable record in ICC tournaments. - Priyanshu Mishra (@ppraina444) June 11, 2019What!? The India cricket team received a serious jolt on Tuesday, with ICC tournament specialist and in-form batsman Shikhar Dhawan being ... Read More »

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over 'Klaw' logo ownership

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He alleges Nike responded in March saying it owned "all intellectual property rights" to the logo and demanded Leonard stop using it immediately. According to the lawsuit, the logo included his hand, the initials "KL" and the number 2, which he wore for much of his career. Read More »

£75m Man Utd Target Reveals Transfer Conversation

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It's suggested that United will now be looking for a £130m cheque this summer before they agree to offload Pogba , but the club's stance over the future of their record signing really hasn't been made crystal clear. It has been claimed according to UK Sun that Real Madrid officials met with Manchester United chiefs last week when they came to seal Eden Hazard's transfer to the Bernabeu. Read More »

Bruno Fernandes is willing to leave Sporting for the right club

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Tottenham remain favourites to sign the 24-year-old as they are willing to pay €40 million for him, but Inter will attempt to turn the tables by pushing Mario towards his former club. Fernandes helped Portugal to Nations League glory against the Netherlands on Sunday. Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United are reportedly planning for a summer move for Tottenham star Eric Dier who could be on his way to Old Trafford before the start of next season. Read More »

The Pelicans have reportedly set the asking price for Anthony Davis

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Injuries to superstar LeBron James and young players Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram combined with the morale breakdown of the team due to the Anthony Davis trade saga, derailed the team to out of the playoff picture altogether. Speaking of Irving, the Knicks and Nets are going hard after Davis to try and lure Irving and free agent Kevin Durant to their teams. According to Wojnarowski , the Pelicans and Griffin are "pursuing a combination of assets that include an All-Star player, ... Read More »

Texans announce firing of GM Brian Gaine

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Brian Gaine was relieved of his duties with the Texans on Friday, according to Cal McNair. "Brian is a man of high character and we appreciate his contributions to our organization". There was no particular incident that brought upon Gaine's dismissal, Rapoport reported. Brian Gaine's tenure with the Texans didn't last long. It's tough to figure out what Gaine might have done wrong in that time. Read More »

Jets Reach Deal With Eagles Exec Joe Douglas To Be New GM

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Now Douglas has a six-year deal, which should make him feel secure that he'll have the time to build the Jets' roster his way. He was the favorite for the job nearly immediately after Mccagnan was sacked. It's important to remember that the Eagles lacked draft capital because of the trade for Carson Wentz in 2016. He helped construct the roster that delivered Philly its first-ever championship two seasons ago. Read More »

Prince Harry gifts new mom Meghan an eternity ring

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For more on the royal family, watch below. Louis' uncle, Prince Harry , wore the blue and white shirt with Princess Anne at the Trooping the Colour in 1986. The Queen naturally takes centre stage, with more senior royals filling in the spaces beside her, including future kings like Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George . Read More »

Washout could leave South Africa World Cup hopes down the drain

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With more bad weather predicted for this week across England and Wales, this might not be the only game lost though. South Africa were 29/2 in 7.3 overs in their fourth World Cup match at the Rose Bowl on Monday. "It is very clear for us as a team we need to be at our best and we need to play well in the next five games". Earlier, West Indies captain Jason Holder opted to field under heavy cloud cover and with a poor forecast. Read More »

Tuukka Rask dominates to propel Bruins to Game 7

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A St. Louis newspaper erroneously published a series of advertisements congratulating the St. Louis Blues for winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history Sunday. One day after vigorously ripping the officials for an "egregious" missed tripping call on Tyler Bozak kicking out Noel Acciari's legs in a play that directly led to the Blues game-winning goal in Game 5, Bruins bench boss Bruce Cassidy was moving on. Read More »

Manchester United's £40m bid for Aaron Wan-Bissaka rejected by Crystal Palace

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Aaron Wan-Bissaka has reportedly agreed a five-year deal to join Manchester United this summer. Palace don't want to sell. "I have got three [years] left on my contract". Sky Sports reported the news this morning that Manchester United had made a "substantial bid" for the Crystal Palace full-back, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in need of a new right-back after deciding against renewing Antonio Valencia's contract after 10 years at the club. Read More »

Virat Kohli tells India fans not to boo Steven Smith

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Video footage showed Zampa putting his hand into his pocket before rubbing the ball prior to bowling the 24th over. Both Smith and fellow Australia batsman David Warner have been on the receiving end of jeers from opposition fans at the World Cup following their return to the worldwide arena after serving year-long bans for their respective roles during a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa . Read More »

Women's World Cup basics for people who don't watch soccer

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Women's Ballon D'Or victor Ada Hegerberg, who scored a hat trick for Lyon in the Champions League final, will be absent from the World Cup. The United States is in a pool with Thailand, Chile and Sweden. The six-time world player of the year, who stopped practicing on May 24, spent the last few days in physical therapy. The 33-year-old has the most World Cup goals with 15, one better than both Wambach and Germany's Birgit Prinz. Read More »

Cricket World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh announces retirement from global cricket

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The all-rounder played perhaps the most important part in Team India's ODI Cricket World Cup 2011 triumph, picking up the man of the tournament award. The runs came at an average of 28.02 and a strike rate of 136.38. "I could have never imagined it when I first started playing cricket", he added. Apart from the 2011 World Cup, another highlight in his illustrious career would be the 6 sixes he hit at the inaugural edition of the World T20 in South Africa in 2007. Read More »

David Ortiz, former Red Sox star, shot in Dominican Republic

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Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police, told CNN Ortiz was in a stable condition and " out of danger " after surgery. Dominican-American Ortiz, nicknamed Big Papi, was shot in the back during an " incident " at a club in Santo Domingo, according to reports citing the local police spokesperson. Read More »

Blues' Barbashev suspended for Game 6

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Barbashev has three goals, three assists and is plus-1 during the playoffs. This is the second time a Blues player has been suspended in the series. The hit, despite coming 10 to 15 feet in front of one of the referees, went unnoticed by the officials during the game, a fact that was among the handful of officiating complaints passed out by Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy after the game. Read More »

Rory McIlroy raises jersey of Raptors’ Lowry after win

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It was a good day for Northern Ireland golfers as Graeme McDowell also secured his spot at The Open Championship at his home town of Portrush. "I'll probably enjoy tonight and have a couple of drinks on the plane on the way to Pebble, but once I get up in the morning in California I'm not going to going to think about this week", he said. Read More »

Real Madrid star: 'Hazard is going to make the difference'

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The Belgium global attacker won two Premier League titles and as many UEFA Europa League crowns during his time at Chelsea, where he played alongside Courtois before the goalkeeper left for Madrid in 2018/2019. "Tell your president that I sign for the Real", Carlos says Hazard told him. Across 352 appearances, the 23rd most in the club's history, Hazard scored on 110 occasions - a total that only Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard can top in the modern era. Read More »

World Cup Head To Head Match Stats

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TV: Every match of the World Cup will be LIVE and ad-break free during play on Fox Sports or live stream on Kayo Sports. "Well, when you've got world-class players coming back into your side, it's unfortunate for the guys who have missed out and the guys that have played some really good one-day cricket in the past", Finch said at the Oval on Saturday. Read More »

Belgium star Yannick Carrasco reportedly confirms possible switch to Arsenal

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However, there are quite a few players that are on the exit door at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal are planning an overhaul of superstars, confirming that seven players will be leaving the club already. Gunners boss, Unai Emery , was keen on Carrasco in the January transfer window but was put off by the €30m price tag on him. Arsenal are "close" to completing a double deal to sign Sampdoria duo Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen, according to reports in the Italian media. Read More »

Barty wins French Open for 1st Grand Slam title

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Barty joins 1969, 1970 and 1973 champion Court and 1971 victor Evonne Goolagong-Cawley on the list of Australian women who have lifted the trophy here in the professional era. "And she has a huge serve", Vondrousova said. So why does it take winning a Grand Slam for a champion like Barty to get the attention she deserves? Look where she is now. Read More »