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UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

Prime Minister Theresa May sought to strike a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday, as she came under intense pressu...


After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

A spot in the semi-final is easily her best career result in a Grand Slam, and given her strong form and the lack of a favourite for the title, Ostapenko could ...


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

Steady progress enabled Bangladesh to win the ICC Trophy in 1997 and two years later they played in the full World Cup where they pulled off a famous victory ...


Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

How right those folks were. "It was epic", said Mladenovic , who managed a back injury that hinders her serving. Muguruza left the court visibly unhappy ...


Pakistan win toss, opt to field against England

England's lower middle order has more firepower than Pakistan courtesy a string of ace finishers in Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler . Joe Root had a wonderful ...


Pakistan v South Africa: Everything you need to know

Hasan Ali took 3-24, while Imad Wasim and Junaid Khan claimed two wickets apiece as only David Miller (75 not out) made a contribution of note with the bat f...


Three share top spot after 2 rounds at St. Jude Classic

The six-time PGA Tour victor wasn't very competitive from 2014 to 2016, with just one top 10 finish during those three years. Berger produced four birdies in ...


Diego Costa resigned to Chelsea exit but keen on rejoining Atletico Madrid

The 28-year-old was informed by text message by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte that he was now surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge , despite his g...


Stan Wawrinka: 'Hopefully Djokovic can find his tennis soon!'

Andy Murray believes a change of tactics in the second set against Kei Nishikori was the key to him making a fourth successive Roland Garros semi-final. "...


South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Turning points

Sri Lanka were 68/1 after 8 overs while the South African scoreboard read 27/0 after 8 overs. South Africa , who were struggling at 59-1 in 16.1 overs at th...


ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

In the post-match press conference after the match against Sri Lanka , the first thing that the Pakistani skipper asked after getting himself prepared for the...


Mohammad Amir to miss England match

Hitting boundaries proved hard, however, and a clearly frustrated Hales, on 13, spooned Rumman Raees to cover with a loose drive. England have been the only...


Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump was being briefed. "The Congressman and everyone in our office are sending our ...


Amir out as Pakistan field in England semi-final

Opener Niroshan Dickwella (73) and skipper Angelo Mathews (39) added 78 runs for the fourth wicket but Amir and Junaid took two wickets each in the space of 3.2...


England vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy semi-final

Mickey Arthur , Pakistan's coach said his team will not settle for anything less. "So I guess it gives a lot of confidence". "The last thing I want is for u...


Tapwrit hangs on to win Belmont Stakes

Ridden by Jose Ortiz , the Todd Pletcher-trained horse timed his surge to the line brilliantly, running alongside Irish War Cry and overtaking him before the...


Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

He set the foundation for the postseason run when Murray was lost for two rounds with an ankle injury only to cede the crease again in a goaltending swap that...


Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

He has in effect taken the reigns from Kevin Durant as the most accomplished, still-got-game talent in the National Basketball Association without an Nation...


Everton's 2017/18 Premier League fixture list: All the key dates

Television viewing figures for Sky's live Premier League football matches fell by an average of 14 percent last season, the company confirmed Monday against a...


Cavs' best not enough, trail 3-0 in NBA Finals

Paul Pierce, the former Celtics great who is working as an analyst for ESPN during playoffs, ignited a social media firestorm when he suggested the Golden Sta...


Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media By Storm

This was a team that went 73-9 in the 2016 regular season and then signed superstar Kevin Durant . The Golden State Warriors are on the cusp of a dynas...


Attacking midfielder tells club he wants to join Man United

UNITED believe they are close to clinching a deal to sign Ivan Perisic with Inter Milan under mounting pressure to cut their £50million asking price. As rep...


ALvaro Morata's teammate delivers good news to Manchester United fans

Morata looks set for a summer transfer to Manchester United . United have turned their attentions to Morata after Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann c...


Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

The Penguins scored only one goal in each of their losses in Games 3 and 4. We're playing against a good team. "Right now our backs are against the wall, a...


Premier League fixtures: Brighton start against Manchester City, holders Chelsea host Burnley

Champions Chelsea begin against Burnley , while promoted trio Brighton and Hove Albion , Newcastle United and Huddersfield . In contrast, Manchester Cit...


Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

For fans of newly-promoted Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town , today's fixture announcement will have been even more anticipated considering nex...


Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

Then Curry carried Golden State while Durant healed from a left knee injury that sidelined him late in the regular season. If some chastised Durant for leaving ...


NBA Championships: Golden State Warriors ride Durant to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers

The 7-foot (2.13 m) small forward and 2017 Finals MVP has said that after his controversial decision leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warrior...


Champions Trophy 2017: England have edge against Pakistan in first semi-final

Hales has fond memories of facing Pakistan , after crashing an England ODI best 171 from 122 balls at Trent Bridge previous year as the hosts made a world re...


Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looked to have set England on course for victory, only for Celtic forward Leigh Griffiths to level with a late free-kick and repea...


Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

Kevin Durant , who joined the team from the Oklahoma City Thunder before the season, led the way for the Warrriors with 39 points on the night and was nam...


LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season

He was also the first player to score 30 or more points in the first five games of the NBA Finals since Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O'Neal did so in 2000. "So...


NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

Speaking of LeBron James , he also made history this year, becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals . Not only is ...


Watch ICC Champions Trophy 2017 live on TV, online

Buttler reflected that belief by sending Trent Boult (1-56) for a sensational six in the 46th over after the wicketkeeper-batsman calmly stepped aside and tippe...


Why are we asking the Warriors about visiting the White House?

It's honestly kind of hard to picture the team going to the White House though, at least with their head coach, Steve Kerr , in tow - he's been pretty outs...