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by | June 05, 2017 | 07:22

Belgium's David Goffin falls next to an official when playing a shot against Argentina's Horacio Zeballos during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France . "He's a friend whom I appreciate very much", Nadal said of Carreno Busta. I'm going to be super happy to come back. "I keep getting the same questions over and over again, are you under pressure and everything".

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:05

Asked about his critics and a season in which he has occasionally been whistled by Madrid fans, Ronaldo said: "It's not a moment to speak about the fans, I spoke about this already". "I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad and now I'm supposed to be the best", Zidane said modestly. The Portuguese star credited the win to coach Zidane, who he said inspired them to victory with a rousing half-time team talk.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:28

Putin said that hacking accusations are nothing but "harmful gossip". It's easier for them to say that they are not guilty, that the Russians are the guilty ones for interfering in our election. "Of course, we know that Vladimir Putin would always tell the truth", Leahy said, dryly. "Don't worry, be happy", Putin said. "It's surprising", he said, raising a laugh even out of the impassive Indian PM, Narendra Modi , who was seated next to him.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:39

The Derby full-back, who is in line to start next Sunday's World Cup qualifier against Austria with Coleman recovering from a double leg fracture, fired home his second senior worldwide goal on the way to a morale-boosting 3-1 win at the Aviva Stadium.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:54

Officials confirmed that at least 10 people were killed and wounded in the attack that shaken the funeral of an Afghan man who died during protests over the intensifying security situation in Kabul . On Saturday, General Murad Ali Murad, deputy interior minister, urged demonstrators to disperse because of a high security threat level in the country.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:50

But despite entering the game as the favourite and taking on a Boston side without Isaiah Thomas , James has outlined the difficulty he and his teammates will face at TD Garden against a very desperate Celtics squad. The Cavaliers lead the series , 2-1. Which team will take the first lead of the series? Thompson scored a basket (Irving and Thompson were the only ones to score for the Cavs during that 6:46 stretch).

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:05

Kohli's master-class from 68 balls helped India post 319 for three in their 48 overs in a match interrupted by rain, after their innings had desperately needed a spark. Very strong performance, we've taken the confidence from the practice games. Amid heavy security at the West Midlands ground, a minute's silence was held before the match for the victims of the London Bridge attacks on Saturday night.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:10

The 5-1 beat down of the Penguins gets the Predators back into this contest headed to game 4. "Pretty cool", Rinne said. "We had opportunities to kind of build on that lead and we didn't". Pittsburgh's power play continued its struggles with an 0-for-3 performance. Smith's goal on a breakaway at 4:54 was his first of the playoffs , and Ekholm padded the lead with a power-play goal with 6:50 left.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:10

When Almagro picked himself up off the clay and walked slowly back to his chair, Del Potro went with him, sitting down next to his opponent and putting an arm around his shoulder. Two points in the opening game where he turned defence into attack were reminiscent of Murray at his best, but, although he took the set, he was still a long way from that.

by | June 05, 2017 | 07:05

After all of the hand-wringing and criticism, the soap opera backstory and the assessment of Kevin Durant's place in basketball history after his decision to depart Oklahoma City, the story was really summarized after midnight Thursday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:30

Venezuela was rarely risky outside of those two set piece opportunities, but it made the most of the chances - something a sluggish USA squad did not do during the opening 45 minutes. Finally, the red, red, and red will have learned that they can't get beat on corner kicks and set pieces in general and though they didn't come away with a win the team looked confident and came away without any injuries.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:51

PGA Tour stars were put to the test at The Memorial as they fielded questions from Wayne Riley about tournament host, Jack Nicklaus. "I think theres only a couple of guys who have not gone through the learning curve", said Summerhays, who finished a quiet third at last years PGA Championship.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:38

Juve have now lost five consecutive finals since last becoming European champions in 1996, including two defeats in three years following defeat against Barcelona two years ago. Cristiano Ronaldo struck either side of half-time, whilst further goals from Casemiro and substitute Marco Asensio confirmed Madrid's dominance with second half strikes of their own.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:40

Despite this being the third straight time these teams have played in the NBA Finals , we knew things would be different with Kevin Durant in store. Cleveland will try to disrupt 3-point sharpshooters Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson and deny slam dunks to Durant, who seeks his first title after moving from Oklahoma City last July.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:00

Batting first, India notched up a competitive 319 for three after two rain interruptions reduced the match to 48 overs a side. Pakistani pacer Wahab Riaz was taken to hospital after he developed a foot injury during the Champion Trophy match against India here on Sunday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:47

Real Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to retain the title after beating Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff on Saturday. And Croatia worldwide Modric, who set up Ronaldo's second goal, was quick to pay tribute to Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane .

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:16

AC Milan were the last team to retain Europe's top prize when they triumphed in 1989 and 1990. With the players we have and by working hard, we can achieve these things. The ball did not touch the ground between leaving Bonucci's boot and hitting the net. They restored their lead through Casemiro in the 61st minute, before Ronaldo scored his second of the night from close range to make it 3-1.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:04

Wenger said: 'The message to the fans is in aid of the club. Wenger signed a new two-year deal with the Gunners this week to extend his 21-year stay at the club despite leading the club to their worst finish under his management and missing out on Champions League qualification.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:49

The lone American and last Grand Slam champion standing in the women's draw made a spirited comeback in the opening set, but could not solve Bacsinszky's baseline attack of varied spins and speeds over the final two sets. Venus , playing at the French Open in Paris , told a TV interviewer: " She's going to call me her favourite aunt ". Mladenovic pulled off the victory despite 16 double-faults, seven in each of the last two sets at Court Suzanne-Lenglen.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:49

Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban, said that the group was not involved in the attack. No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing and the Taliban issued a strong denial of their involvement, condemning the attack against civilians.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:27

Mr Woods is due in court for a mandatory appearance in early July. Until then, everyone online is basically shooting out thousands of variations on this meme. A 79-time victor on the PGA Tour who was world number one for a record 683 weeks, Woods lost form in recent years due to injuries and the mastering of a new swing while his ranking has plummeted to 876 after his long spell on the sidelines.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:36

Of course that has changed everything. And Aulas sent something of an encouraging message to the Premier League's interested parties by telling L'Equipe - via Goal - that everything has now changed: "This is bad news and good news". France worldwide Lacazette was set to leave Lyon after 10 years in the senior side, with a switch to La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid said to be on the verge of being completed.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:50

Nobody had held and kept the so-called "Big Cup" for more than 12 months since AC Milan defended it in 1990. This Real side has definitely reclaimed the throne as the best club in the world, and manager Zinedine Zidane has gotten a ideal start to his career as a first team manager since taking over the team in January 2016.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:17

With the aforementioned three FA Cups all that Arsenal have to show since 2005 is Wenger the man to finally repeat what he achieved all those years ago. And Wenger seems likely to test Leicester's resolve to keep Mahrez after acknowledging his admiration of the player and only saying "not yet" when asked if he had made a bid for the Algerian.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:27

India return to the scene that brought them their second Champions Trophy title and cricketing great V.V.S. Laxman believes this side has what it takes to emulate the triumphant Men in Blue of 2013. Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza accepted England were a far better side than the one his team knocked out of the 2015 World Cup but insisted the Tigers had improved too ahead of their Champions Trophy opener.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:08

The players split the first two sets. But a double fault from the Argentinian made it 7-7 and it was Murray who took his third set point when Del Potro's forehand landed just wide. 9 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, 6-2, 6-1, while No. 28 Garcia edged Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 6-4, 4-6, 9-7. Andy remained focused and he broke again in game 11 to take another lead and this time he was efficient on own serve, sealing the set with a good hold in game 12 for a huge 7-6 7-5 advantage.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:54

The Reds are thought to be working on a deal for Mohamed Salah , but it seems the Merseyside club are looking to exploit the Italian market very well. The 22-year-old was born in Spain to Senegalese parents and has chosen to represent Senegal at global level. The Senegal global would be a decent signing for the Reds.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:37

Subban (76). The Anaheim Ducks will continue to be without forwards Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves in Game 6 of their Western Conference finals series against the Nashville Predators . Rinne was on fire in Saturday's win and should be able to carry that momentum with him to Nashville tonight. As Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf said, "It's playoff hockey".

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:40

Isner, going into the match, had been 11-1 in tiebreaks during his three weeks-plus of play on clay at the Italian Open, Geneva Open and French Open . Rain reportedly forced five third-round singles matches set for Saturday to be delayed, which means the fourth-round roster is not yet set. I was starting to get a better read on the returns, and I wanted to come out and make it really tough for him beginning of that second set-because he had had opportunities to close it out.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:23

It was Muguruza that got the upper hand when they levelled at 4-4. Olivo converted the next one with a forehand crosscourt victor to prevail 6-4. The Estonian broke Muguruza and consolidated to go 3-1 up, but Muguruza broke back later to force a tiebreaker.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:50

Although Ronaldo struck the winning penalty in last year's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid and also netted in the 2014 final triumph over the same opponents, the Portugal forward was unable to impose himself in either match and endured heavy criticism for his spluttering displays.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:50

Daniel Summerhays led by three shots entering the final round of the PGA Tour's Memorial Tournament 2017 today (Sunday, June 4) in Dublin, Ohio . Fowler shot 70 and tied for second with Anirban Lahiri, who closed with a 65. The four-time victor on the PGA Tour threatened to run away with the tournament after breaking the event's 36-hole record at Muirfield Village on Friday but he faded dramatically, holing six bogeys and a double-bogey.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:53

Ronaldo has been battling Messi for the title of the best player in the world for a long time, and games like this will make the discussion of who is the best even more hard. "This is one of the most important years for me, I hope there will be more like this in the future". It was a balanced game, the first half Juventus played well but the second half we were impressive.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:50

One man that played an integral part in his development in becoming the best in the world, or one of depending on your allegiance, was former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson. I'm very happy and we shall enjoy it. I prepared myself to be fit in the final phase of the season and I managed to score important goals as well. Whilst Ronaldo's double sentenced Juventus to a comprehensive 4-1 defeat at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, almost 2,000 kilometres away over 70,000 supporters ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:04

Woakes, who bowled only two overs yesterday, was having a scan last night but the signs were that England will have to call up a replacement today. The result of Woakes' check confirmed the strain and the 28-year-old's tournament was announced as being over by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday.