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Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

Ward earned the second victory against Kovalev , this time by TKO at 2 minutes 29 seconds of the eighth round. We'll have to wait and see what comes of the protest, but for right now it's clear that after handing the only two losses of Kovalev's career, Andre Ward is the best boxer pound for pound. Read More »

Karius determined to fight for Liverpool place


Karius was expected by some to take the number one shirt from the inconsistent Simon Mignolet at Anfield after his move from Mainz a year ago but struggled for consistency and was dropped by Jurgen Klopp in December after just 10 Premier League appearances. Read More »

Cavs Stunned In Game 3 And Warriors Fans Are Shopping For Brooms


And although he's on the cusp of being swept in the Finals - for the second time - by a team unequalled in today's game, James isn't envious of the Warriors for building a super power in sneakers. Simply stated Durant, Curry and the Warriors are better at the modern National Basketball Association game than are James, Love, Irving and the Cavaliers . Read More »

Dani Alves agrees two-year deal to join Manchester City from Juventus


City's move for Alves could have ramifications for their cross-city rivals Man United, with Juventus reportedly eyeing up Matteo Darmian as the Brazilian's replacement. Alves was on his first-ever signings as a professional manager - bringing him over to Barcelona from Sevilla in the same summer he was name boss. Read More »

Jones captain and Farrell at fly-half for Lions


Gatland has picked a strong but still experimental lineup, though, to meet a Crusaders team which contains nine All Blacks. Farrell and Conor Murray start at half-back against the Crusaders in a back line which will also see Wales pair Jonathan Davies and George North make their first appearances, as does Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien. Read More »

Real Madrid president Florentino breaks Ronaldo silence

He apparently told Ronaldo that Madrid is the best place for him and that the current team can go on and win plenty more trophies, but need his goals to do so. I know Cristiano and he is a good guy, both as a professional and a person. Perez further insisted that Ronaldo , who has a release clause of GBP1 billion, is at "ease" in Real Madrid . Read More »

Un coup de bluff pour Matuidi — Mercato / PSG


De façon étonnante, le représentant du gardien, par ailleurs annoncé dans le viseur du PSG , a utilisé un joueur parisien qu'il représente pour justifier sa position, dévoilant au passage l'intérêt du club milanais pour Blaise Matuidi , le joueur en question. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown


The Latvian, who only turned 20 on Thursday, came from a set and a break down to defeat third seed Simona Halep in a cracking final at Roland Garros . She added: "I think it's a quite big deal in Latvia". "I still can't believe I won". Halep told Ostapenko to enjoy the moment. But Ostapenko rallied, as she would against two much more experienced players - 2011 U.S. Read More »

Best captains Lions against Chiefs

The Wales global rolled his ankle in the opening tour game against New Zealand Provincial Barbarians and has essentially been left playing catch up ever since, earning some further minutes in the 32-10 win over the Maori All Blacks on Saturday. Read More »

Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals


Ostapenko outlasted 30th-seeded Swiss Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 to become the first unseeded player to reach the French Open final in 34 years. Pliskova is fairly new to playing this deep in Grand Slams. The 25-year-old then broke the Frenchwoman as she served to stay in the match to clinch just her second appearance in the last four at a Grand Slam. Read More »

Le RC Toulon rétrogradé en PRO D2 ?


Cette perte peut s'expliquer par une raison bien simple, le club a été condamné à payer une amende de 1,7 million d'euros à son ancien équipementier Puma pour rupture anticipée de contrat en plus de cette somme, le club a perdu cette saison 500 000 euros sans raison exacte. Read More »

George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

Not only will they be able to further develop their youth, but they can later flip those same assets for pieces that might not be a guarantee to sign with them later. The Pacers have never been willing to "tank" or enter into a total rebuild, but if they were ever going to consider such an approach, this is the time to do it. Read More »

Kevin Pietersen has no regrets over Twenty20 pioneer role


When you're a player, you're there the whole time, you're everywhere... Kevin Pietersen has insisted he was happy to have paved the way for current England stars to play in Twenty20 franchise cricket even if it helped curtail his own global career and saw him labelled the "bad guy". Read More »

Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet


The 18-year-old has reportedly attracted interest from Los Blancos, Manchester United , Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. It is not unwise advice from Trezeguet, a man who did exactly that before moving to Juventus at 22, winning two league titles with Monaco in the meantime. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo won't 'sound the alarm' after Portugal draw with Mexico


New Zealand is at the bottom of the group with no points. We have to win, because if we win the next game we will be one step away from qualifying. The tournament is traditionally used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup and features the home nation, the winners of six continental tournaments and the reigning FIFA World Cup holders. Read More »

Mexico force Cristiano Ronaldo captained Portugal to epic draw

In all, being used for the first time, the VAR process was relatively quick, seamless, and accurate. Cristiano Ronaldo has made his first public remarks since news broke of his desire to leave Real Madrid , though he made sure only to focus on Portugal's latest match against Mexico . Read More »

Federer hails 'incredible' Rafa post record 10th French Open triumph

The Spaniard has been advised by his doctors to take a break ahead of Wimbledon , following his remarkable efforts at Roland Garros over the past couple of weeks. "To win 10 Roland Garros titles is magical", added Nadal. Winning his 10th title in Roland Garros places Rafael Nadal at the top of the table when it comes to clay court. Read More »

Florentino Perez 'hasn't spoken' to Ronaldo about exit rumours

Ronaldo has helped Real win the UEFA Champions League thrice, scoring twice in last month's final as they became the first club to retain the title, and he is also the competition's record goal scorer with 105 strikes. The rumours of Ronaldo leaving the Spanish giants emerged after allegations of around £15 million tax fraud by a law firm. Real Madrid has been able to assemble a team that can play to his strengths. Read More »

Bayern Munchen end rumours about Ronaldo signing


United are willing to place 230 million dollars on the table alongside their prized asset De Gea in order to tempt the Spanish giants into parting with two of their elite names. With Ronaldo reportedly intending to quit Real Madrid , ESPN FC's Mark Ogden assesses the chances of a Man United return. Real reportedly wanted £70 million for Morata but United will now look to put the 24-year-old Spaniard into a deal with Ronaldo. Read More »

MEXICO DRAW: It was not the result we wanted -Ronaldo

Portugal did nudge back ahead as time was starting to run out, Cedric Soares making it 2-1 with four minutes of normal time remaining. "It wasn't the result that we wanted", he said. "Maybe they will let us see it after the tournament ends and the team leaves, I don't know". Portugal celebrated, but the game was then held up as the referee waited for the assistant to check the replay, before the goal was ruled out roughly 40 seconds later because Pepe had been adjudged to be ... Read More »

Osinbajo to meet with northern traditional rulers today


All arrangements had been made for the take-off of the meeting before it was postponed with some of the invited guests already at the venue. House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Senate Leader Bala Ibn Na'alla, Interior Minister Abdulrahman Danbazzau, Science and Technology Minister Ogbonnaya Onu, Ona of Abaji Alhaji Adamu Baba Yunusa, who is also the chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Traditional Rulers Council, Sakaruyi of Karu Dr Emmanuel Kyauta Yekwi, were mong ... Read More »

LeBron Says Warriors Have 'the Most Firepower' He Has Ever Faced

And, the first quarter in which the Warriors outscored the Cavs 40-34 and the teams combined for 130 possessions, was the fastest James' career - regular or postseason - spanning 5,100 quarters. "They're just kind of boneheaded plays that you are just like, 'Oh, man, we can be better.' Whether they're speeding us up or whether they're getting in our chest or challenging us, we need to hit back". Read More »

NBA Finals Shift To Cleveland With Warriors Holding 2-0 Lead


Curry drained all 14 free-throw attempts in Game 2 after not attempting a single one in the opener. Yet the Cavs did not believe national analysts who were convinced they were done. He's perhaps the only player in the National Basketball Association who physically can match James. As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted "Cavs in 7". Read More »