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Ostapenko first talked of winning French Open at 10, says mother


The final against Simona Halep was shown on a big screen in the centre of Riga and Ostapenko can expect plenty of fuss when she makes a brief trip back on Monday. Lucky on that point, yes, but Ostapenko - who will now enter the top 15 - certainly merited the crown. There were plenty of each against Halep: 54 winners and 54 unforced errors . Read More »

Rangers: Daniel Candeias joins from Benfica to become Pedro Caixinha's fifth signing


Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha has put together quite an extensive contact book from his years travelling the globe as player and coach. Rangers have completed the signing of Daniel Candeias from Portuguese giants Benfica . That's one of 12 clubs that the 29-year old has played for in his career. Therefore, Rangers supporters will be hoping that Caixinha can help get the best out of the gifted winger once again at Ibrox. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka win toss, lose captain Mathews


India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in the arch-rivals' Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston on Sunday. Follow Sri Lanka vs South Africa live score updates on SL Official Twitter page. It was important for the first 10-15 overs not to lose too many wickets. The ICC said in the statement yesterday that the hearing was not required because Tharanga accepted the responsibility. Read More »

Delight for young Reds as England U20s seal World Cup glory


Yes, not since 1966 have England been in a World Cup final at any level. Italy picked up the bronze medal at the U20 Worl Cup after defeating Uruguay on penalties in the third/fourth play-off. The defeated the South American team 3-0 in their opening match and were unlucky to get a draw against Guinea in their second match . There's no need to pinch yourself, you're not dreaming, England are in a World Cup final today. Read More »

Stenson tips Noren for major success


Henrik Stenson , Nicolas Colsaerts and Hideto Tanihara were tied for third one shot further back and Graeme Storm of England was joined by Shane Lowry and overnight leader Andrew Dodt on seven-under. "My putting was probably the best it's ever been and I thought after the birdie on 12: 'It's going very well.' For me it was four days of nearly flawless weather and it helped me today". Read More »

Cavaliers avoid a sweep with offensive outburst, 137-116

These playoffs - and to a degree the entire season - have felt like a formality, ending with a title for the Warriors. Would either plan really bother the Warriors? The Durant who has dropped the jaws of the basketball world in these NBA Finals is the product of growth and indoctrination. Read More »

Real rejects United's Morata bid, say reports


Despite Perez's hopes it seems United are still confident of getting a cut-rate with a second offer of £60m. Per Marca's Jose Felix Diaz (adapted by Euan McTear), Morata's agent Juanma Lopez told Real director general Jose Angel Sanchez on Friday his player wants to move on this summer. Read More »

England show their 'character' as Kane snatches late draw against Scotland

England remains top of the table with 14 points, but Slovakia won 2-1 in Lithuania to close within two points while Slovenia is just one point further back after a 2-0 win over Malta . - Scotland have now scored in their last 13 home internationals, since a goalless draw vs the U.S. in November 2013. Hampden Park bore witness to a remarkably boring match between two historically great rivals, Scotland and England . Read More »

Crosby's brilliant night overshadowed by Subban tussle, bottle toss

Near the end of the first period, Crosby got mixed up behind the net with Subban. "Our job should be to convert the 40,000 to 45,000 out-of-towners to become Preds fans before they leave, and the Preds fans to become CMA fans, " said Butch Spyridon, president of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. Read More »

Bayern Munich sign former West Brom loanee Serge Gnabry


Gnabry told the club's official website: 'It's a huge honour for me to sign for Bayern. I have exciting times ahead of me, which I look forward to'. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge added: 'We're happy that in Serge Gnabry, another young Germany global has come to Bayern'. Read More »

Emotional Hamilton lost for words with Senna helmet

After finishing seventh in Monaco that left Hamilton 25 points behind leader Sebastian Vettel , the Brit knew that he had to make an impact at the Canadian Grand Prix to stand any chance to remain in the hunt for his fourth world championship. Read More »

Barcelona bid €100m for Verratti


Le Parisien reveal that there was a meething on Thursday between the Italian and the Ligue 1 giants. There is scepticism though in terms of Barcelona's spending power, as that is a lot of money for a club that has been constantly linked with financial limitations in recent years. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep

Halep's defensive skills were outstanding and she regained her composure to go up 3-1 in the third, only for Ostapenko to hit back again. The tournament has always caused an upset to top seeds every now and then both in Men's and Women's championships since it is played in the hard court. Read More »

Nashville Predators depart for Stanley Cup Finals, game 5


Pittsburgh Penguins' Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his team's 6-0 victory over the Nashville Predators with goalie Matt Murray (30) after Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . "This right here is what you come back for", said Cullen, now 40, the oldest player in this Stanley Cup final. The instant one of the Pittsburgh Penguins passes the puck to a teammate, one of the Nashville Predators closes in, taking away any time or space ... Read More »

Mondial U20: l'Angleterre remporte le titre face au Venezuela


C'est l'attaquant d'Everton Dominic Calvert-Lewin qui a offert une première victoire dans la compétition, pour cette catégorie de Three Lions . Globalement, les portiers auront d'ailleurs été habiles durant la partie, à l'image d'une première période aussi enlevée que disputée, et au cours de laquelle Farinez et son homologue Santiago Melé auront été très sollicités. Read More »

Andy Murray posts a reminder of his toughness in Paris

But mentally I feel pretty good just now. "Sorry that I don't remember much". · Get Tennis Channel Plus for Roland Garros to watch 200 live matches from up to five courts, starting with the Qualifying Rounds. Murray made only 14 unforced errors. It was the first time in the Open era that two Asian men had met as late as the third round in a Grand Slam tournament. Read More »

Arsenal battle Chelsea for £32.5m playmaker, Serie A giants also keen


Calhanoglu is known for his outstanding set-piece delivery and Leverkusen are reported to have put a £32.5m price-tag on his head to ward off any potential suitors. Willock scored eight goals and made eight assists in 19 Premier League 2 games last season. Calhanoglu has been serving a suspension relating to a previous transfer he was involved in a few years ago, and so he'll be itching to get back into pre-season and first-team action next season, but it remains to be seen where he will ... Read More »

Unraveling the case of Draymond Green and the disappearing technical foul

Then and now, James' title dreams were squashed by a dynasty. The Cavs watched film but didn't practice after losing Game 3 , 118-113, on Wednesday. Green spent last year's Game 5 in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game, after an accumulation of playoff flagrant fouls that culminated in a punch to LeBron James' groin. Read More »

Penguins pummel Preds 6-0 in Game 5 rout

Slipping the puck past the Nashville Predators goaltender is one of the few ways to anger the 6-foot-5 Finn. Guentzel's assist moved him into a tie with Dino Ciccarelli and Ville Leino for the most playoff points by a rookie in National Hockey League history (21). Read More »

Penguins hoping to duplicate home ice success in Nashville for Game 6

The last time we checked, the Nashville Predators did not have a Sidney Crosby in their lineup. "He certainly had it going", Ron Hainsey, one of six Penguin goal-scorers, said of Crosby. Subban's head on the ice near the end of the first period and an flip of a water bottle onto the ice during play. "If you've got a team that has momentum and a team that's got desperation, for me anyway, the scarier team is the one that's got desperation", Laviolette said. Read More »

Lack of wind delays America's Cup Challenger semi-finals


New Zealand's victories over Softbank Team Japan and France saw them surpass holders Oracle Team USA atop the standings with eight points. If two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA gets its 50-foot, foiling catamaran across the finish line first, it will carry one bonus point into the first-to-seven match that starts on June 17. Read More »