• David Warner, back in form, set to play Caribbean Premier League
David Warner, back in form, set to play Caribbean Premier League

Bancroft was due to be playing for Somerset, but the county cancelled his contract following the Cape Town fiasco - which also resulted in Steve Smith and David Warner being given one-year bans. Warner has also agreed to feature for Sydney's Randwick Petersham and in Darwin's NT Strike League as he serves his suspension. But two months after th...

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  • Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans with Toyota after first attempt
Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans with Toyota after first attempt

Nakajima, who set the fastest lap time during qualifying and put the team in pole position, was in the driver's seat at the moment his Toyota crossed that finish line. After almost two decades in F1 and 97 podiums, El Nano looks to have lost none of his appetite and will be bidding to continue his sterling form in Le Mans when he steps out at...

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  • World Cup stadium in Volgograd having incredible bug problem
World Cup stadium in Volgograd having incredible bug problem

Ferjani Sassi took one step and fired home confidently past the hitherto unemployed Jordan Pickford and Tunisia who had been outplayed for the first half-hour were somehow level 10 minutes before half-time. He told the BBC: "The one small thing I would perhaps say to Harry is "moan a bit more, point it out to the referee". If they didn't think i...

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  • Uruguay Face Egypt, Morocco To Meet Iran
Uruguay Face Egypt, Morocco To Meet Iran

Uruguay defender Jose Gimenez scored a solarity goal in the dying minutes of second half of the game to shatter Egypt at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg today. For Uruguay , Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani started, but Arsenal target Lucas Torreira was on the bench. Two saves from Suarez and a powerful volley from Cavani earned h...

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  • Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in vehicle accident
Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato dies in vehicle accident

About five hours after the crash, police said, a body was found near Martin Luther King Jr. A woman walking by the area around 6.51am said she spotted a hand and brush over a person down a gravel path. In that incident, Leiato was accused of damaging and removing a parking boot from his vehicle. He also was booked on a misdemeanor trespassing c...

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  • Granting Test status to Afghanistan a hasty decision: Azhar
Granting Test status to Afghanistan a hasty decision: Azhar

India who looked to be in a bit of too much of a hurry to wrap up the match bulldozed past Afghanistan's batting line-up for the second time in a day to take 20 wickets in just 66.3 overs. After first innings, they were trying to hang around and stick to the wicket. However, this being their first Test match, the margin of the loss wouldn't matter ...

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  • Mexico stun champions Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
Mexico stun champions Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

Thursday's World Cup opener was played in a library compared with the atmosphere at Sunday's Mexico-Germany game. On the way to that latter title, Germany saw off Mexico , who have themselves grown under the tutelage of Juan Carlos Osorio , in charge since 2015.

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  • Iranian forward's heartfelt message for Moroccan player who scored devastating own goal
Iranian forward's heartfelt message for Moroccan player who scored devastating own goal

Portuguese Queiroz takes Iran to Kazan to face Spain next time out and admits a different approach is required. However, they were left rueing the draw that saw them placed in the same group as 2010 winners Spain and reigning European champions Portugal , with only the top two sides advancing to the last 16.

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  • Liverpool Forward Doubtful For Egypt's World Cup Opener
Liverpool Forward Doubtful For Egypt's World Cup Opener

The Egyptian football federation said after Salah's injury that he could be out for three weeks, meaning he would miss their opening Group A match but could then be available against Russia on June 19 and Saudi Arabia on June 25. Egypts defense, anchored by West Bromwich defenders Ahmed Hegazi and Ali Gabr, will be seriously tested by Uruguay's s...

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  • Antoine Griezmann Ends Transfer Saga And Confirms He Is Going Nowhere
Antoine Griezmann Ends Transfer Saga And Confirms He Is Going Nowhere

He immediately followed his confirmation with a tweet stating: 'My fans, my home, my team'. 'I have made a decision to stay, ' he finally proclaimed at the end of a much-criticised mini documentary which aired last night. "Since I arrived at the club, we have grown so much, we have won important titles, we have consolidated [among] the great te...

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  • City's 2018/19 Premier League fixtures
City's 2018/19 Premier League fixtures

The final round of Premier League fixtures, scheduled for May 12, will see Manchester City away to Brighton, while Manchester United and Liverpool are at home to Cardiff and Wolves respectively. They will play promoted Fulham at Wembley in their first home game of the season on the weekend of 18-19 August . Mourinho has always been one t...

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  • England arrive! Three Lions rock up at Repino hotel for World Cup
England arrive! Three Lions rock up at Repino hotel for World Cup

That's what we are trying to instil into the team. Obviously I understand you have got the Champions League and Premier League - so many big competitions - and it is every season. Kane shakes hands with Gareth Southgate after being substituted in the friendly against Nigeria . England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will fly ...

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  • Belmont Stakes: Justify completes US Flat racing Triple Crown
Belmont Stakes: Justify completes US Flat racing Triple Crown

Did you see him in the gate, he's standing so still", Smith said. "Our focus was on each race as they came up", Walden said after unveiling Justify's Triple Crown banner inside Belmont Park . At 6-0, he joins Seattle Slew in 1977 as the only two undefeated Triple Crown winners. "I was blown away", Mara said via the New York Post . Purchas...

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  • Ronaldo reveals player that will beat him, Messi to Ballon d'Or prize
Ronaldo reveals player that will beat him, Messi to Ballon d'Or prize

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal were set to depart for the airport and head to Russian Federation for the World Cup . Real Madrid stand ready to sell their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo , reported El Mundo. "A defeat on the first day puts you in a bad way for the rest of the tournament so it's important to start well", he said . Gerard ...

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  • Bates, Green tons power New Zealand women to record ODI total
Bates, Green tons power New Zealand women to record ODI total

Bates blasted 151 runs from 94 balls while Green scored a career high 121. In men's cricket, the highest total in ODI is 444/3, made by England against Pakistan in August 2016 at Nottingham. Also, in her 151, Bates' strike-rate of 160.63 was the second-highest for an women's global century-maker. Amelia Kerr contributed in piling on the miser...

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  • F1 2018: Sebastian Vettel regains points lead in Canadian GP
F1 2018: Sebastian Vettel regains points lead in Canadian GP

Vettel's third victory this season lifted him to 121 points ahead of Hamilton on 120 after seven races, ending the defending four-time champion's hopes of a record-equalling seventh win at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve where he won from pole for the last three years.

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  • Rafael Nadal: Dominic Thiem slammed for ‘giving up’ during French Open final
Rafael Nadal: Dominic Thiem slammed for ‘giving up’ during French Open final

That was part of a five-game run that sent Nadal on his way. For the past two years, Thiem has been threatening to encroach on Nadal's territory. That's two losses in 14 years. Thiem didn't think that loose game to end the first set was as crucial as it might seemed to everyone else. Like Nadal so often is.

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  • Kaepernick wants to subpoena President Trump
Kaepernick wants to subpoena President Trump

The players' legal team will begin the process by reaching out to the White House for the deposition in the next week, according to the person. In this case, the attorneys for Kaepernick and Reid could seek information about conversations among Trump, Pence and National Football League owners.

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  • Southgate's selection dilemmas heading into World Cup
Southgate's selection dilemmas heading into World Cup

It may have been a walk in the park for England , but it was a vibrant performance full of energy as Southgate's men overran their Central American opponents. "Henderson can play as a number eight, so that gives you an option, Dier can play as a centre-back...so they both have another way into the team". "I think we've managed to split the camps...

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  • Harry Kane sends message to Spurs fans after signing new deal
Harry Kane sends message to Spurs fans after signing new deal

Kane, who is on global duty with England , has now been rewarded with a new six-year deal that will run until 2024. Pochettino shunned the reported advances of Real Madrid to pen terms on a new five-year contract in late May, becoming one of the highest-paid managers in the Premier League in the process .

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  • Has Linda Pizzuti Henry hinted Nabil Fekir to Liverpool is close?
Has Linda Pizzuti Henry hinted Nabil Fekir to Liverpool is close?

The end result looks certain to be Fekir moving to Liverpool , but Aulas is clearly keen to make sure he controls the timing of that announcement. With the World Cup now on the horizon, a cooling-off period may well yet see Lyon and Liverpool re-open discussions-unless all is not as it seems with Lyon's statement .

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  • Nadal aims for 11th title
Nadal aims for 11th title

Rafael Nadal rallied back to beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 6-2 and conclude their rain-hit French Open quarterfinal on Thursday for a place in the elite final four. I will try everything for my plan to work out here, not only in Madrid or in Rome. However, the exchange - with over £1.2 million traded on the match already -...

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  • Washington Capitals win first ever Stanley Cup
Washington Capitals win first ever Stanley Cup

After a tight first period, five goals were scored in the second as Jakub Vrana opened the scoring for the Capitals . "We are grateful that Monumental has stepped in to support the Caps, Metro and - most importantly - the fans", WMATA general manager and CEO Paul J.

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  • LeBron alley-oops slam dunk off backboard in NBA Finals
LeBron alley-oops slam dunk off backboard in NBA Finals

The Cavaliers kept him to 11 points on 3-of-16 shooting, leaving Durant to pick up the slack. The embattled Cavs crumbled in Game 3 , letting Durant drop 43 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists on their home floor, including a long dagger triple from the same spot that also buried them previous year.

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  • Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute
Real Madrid's Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays amid reports of contract dispute

Islam Slimani will be the best chance for Algeria to get something from this match, as his 26 career worldwide goals sit him 4th on the national team's all time scoring list. The 26-year-old is perhaps the only player available to Real Madrid who would be capable of taking the limelight away from the goal machine or potentially commanding a highe...

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