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Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told the ABC in a statement Australia has offered search and rescue teams and is working with the authorities in Colo...


LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for most National Basketball Association career playoff points

The first "threematch" - rematch of a rematch - in league history. "Yeah, he was with the Spurs and I was with the Lakers and we had a little shooting contest...


Celtics robbed of time in loss to Wizards

His points haul includes a 26-foot 3-point shot that capped a 13-3 Celtics run to start the fourth quarter, and gave them the biggest lead of the game. Clevel...


Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to Europa triumph

The win preserved Mourinho's ideal record in major European finals, adding to his 2003 UEFA Cup victory with FC Porto, and his Champions League triumphs with ...


No motivational material: LeBron James, Cavaliers respectful when asked about Warriors

They don't have a lot of weak links to go to, to go at. The Cavaliers are built to defend the National Basketball Association championship they won last seaso...


LEADING OFF: Suzuki learning Dickey; rookies lead Rockies

Louis. But the two-time All-Star is learning to pitch with them. ( Brandon) Crawford got his first hit off Dickey (a run-scoring single in the second). Catch...


Cleveland Cavaliers teammates continue to marvel at LeBron James' achievements

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) looks to drive on Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Easter...


Andretti cursed as driver but golden as owner

Six cars never seemed to spread the team too thin, and the main issue facing Andretti Autosport was the reliability of its Honda engines. "The last few laps...


Angelique Kerber suffers historic French Open defeat

Rogers had been 1-3 in Paris entering last year's tournament. Kerber gave credit to Makarova, while also admitting clay courts are not her strongest to play...


'The stars were aligned' for Celtic - Brendan Rodgers

The Hoops were under pressure to translate their dominant campaign into the club's fourth treble and were given a tough test in Saturday's Scottish Cup final ...


Monaco GP 2017, Sebastian Vettel wins

The Briton was able to work his way up to seventh, but four-time world champion Vettel is now a full race victory ahead after he successfully overcut Raikkonen ...


Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expects 'great' John Terry to continue playing

The presence of Diego Costa has kept Batshuayi on the periphery since his £33 million arrival from Marseille last summer, but after Monday's game at Stamford Br...


Young drivers finish strong in star-studded Indy 500 field

At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway , it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag. INDIANAPOLIS (AP ) - Keeping ...


Seeded Kerber stunned in first round of French Open

Makarova denied 14 of 16 break points, including seven break points in the final game, crushing Kerber, 6-2, 6-2, on opening day of the French Open . A victori...


2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

And the expectations are also from me really big because I know what I can do, what I did a year ago. "I'm here as I still have a lot to give. I won for the sec...


Muguruza's match stopped at French Open

Fourth-seed Muguruza , who had been woefully out of form in the run-up to Roland Garros , never looked in danger and outclassed her Italian opponent 6-2 6-4 i...


Marc-Andre ter Stegen agrees new Barcelona deal

The post Ter Stegen agrees Barca renewal until 2022 appeared first on The Nation Nigeria . However, those rumours about his possible departure this summer ...


Cavaliers roll into NBA Finals, LeBron breaks Jordan's playoff scoring record

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night to set up a NBA Finals rematch with...


Tiger Woods arrested for drinking driving in Florida

Woods was released at approximately 10:50 a.m. Monday morning on his own recognizance. I can't twist for another two and a half to three months. The charge is f...


Pole sitter Scott Dixon knocked out of the race in terrifying crash

Unsuccessful, Sato spun out and hit the wall in turn 1. Monaco is one of the narrowest courses on the F1 calendar and the most hard to overtake on. Sato passe...


Sir Russell Coutts backs challenged Ben Ainslie in America's Cup

There were doubts whether the British crew would be able to race at all after their 50-foot foiling catamaran was holed during a clash with SoftBank Team Japan...


Young pretenders target the tennis old guard at the French Open

Click through the gallery above to find out! "But I wouldn't say that the younger players, they didn't make it". Rafael Nadal has the opportunity to become...


Langer makes history with Senior PGA win

Missing just one green in regulation and two fairways in the final round, Langer outlasted fellow World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh by one stroke to claim th...


Honda validates engine trouble by winning Indianapolis 500

Honda engine failures also ended the hopes of Ryan Hunter-Reay and Charlie Kimball . Sato secured his - and Japan's - first Indy 500 win at his eighth a...


Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

Williams or Sharapova would have been popular picks to win the French Open . Paire led 3-1 and had chances to move 5-3 ahead but could not take them. But bef...


Vettel overcuts Raikkonen to end Ferrari's Monaco wait

Shock: Monaco marked the first race this season that neither Force India driver has finished in the points. The 37-year-old started the race flawlessly a...


Woo, woo, woo, what a win for young star

During the final round of the Players Championship at TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, on Sunday, the 21-year-old carded three birdies while goi...


Celtics star Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

The decrease in his statistics weren't overly concerning or alarming, but it mostly indicated that the Warriors were still trying to find the ideal formula wi...


Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. For the third straight year , it's Cleveland and Golden State in ...


Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

First they swept the Blackhawks in the first round, hardly breaking a sweat with the Chicago team that has won three Cups in the past eight years. Registering...


Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal win in R1

The Spaniard has already won his 10th at Monte-Carlo and Barcelona this season and, who can really stop him? Both Borg and Nadal have two losses at the F...


Oracle suffers rare defeat, beaten by Team France in America's Cup qualifying

That was certainly the case on Day 2 of the 35th America's Cup Regatta as he helmed his team to two come from behind wins. The second day of racing started wi...


Stampede at stadium kills 4 fans, unborn fetus in Honduras

Four people have died and around 25 left injured following a stampede at a match between Motagua and Honduras Progreso in Honduran capital Tegucigalpa . Poli...


Wayne Rooney gives clearest indication he will leave Man Utd this summer

We knew where we were better than Ajax and we exploited their weaknesses". Rob Dawson, Manchester United correspondent: Tottenham finished comfortably a...


Mourinho: Griezmann? Woodward knows who I want

United will be in the Champions League next season, and a squad overhaul seems inevitable . "I think I understand what's right and what's needed for the cl...