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Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

The team , included in Group A, will play Mexico (in Kazan on June 18), Russian Federation (in Moscow on June 21) and New Zealand (in St. Petersburg on June 24). "As far as I can see, he is motivated about the national team - he is focused and very serious", he told reporters. A good performance at the Confederations Cup will virtually secure him a fifth world player of the year award, equaling Lionel Messi . Read More »

Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Now the Tories are seeking an agreement with Northern Ireland's DUP in order to form a government. But the DUP leader insisted it was now down to Sinn Féin whether an agreement is done. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account", the spokesman said. Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in ... Read More »

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

Bob Corker , R-Tenn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., of the Foreign Relations panel. The Trump administration is "committed to existing sanctions " and won't take a position on the Senate legislation, S. As for those opposed to the measure, Sen. " I think it is harmful ", the Kremlin strongman said, while adding that "it is premature to talk now about any response ". Read More »

The Wrong Kind of US Open History: Top 3 All Miss Cut

On that occasion Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Hale Irwin and Ray Floyd shared the halfway lead, with Irwin going on to win the "Massacre at Winged Foot" on seven over par. It's just a matter of getting competitive rounds under my belt. Day, the 2015 PGA champion, pointed to a couple of shortfalls in his game. McIlroy is headed for the Travelers Championship next week in CT, and he has three straight tournaments starting with the Irish Open through the British Open. Read More »

Curry, Durant committed to Golden State

Curry's comment came two days after Golden State defeated Cleveland 129-120 to wrap up their series in five games and earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three years. The jubilant players hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy and gave high fives to their fans as confetti filled the air. "It has been a insane year for me", Durant said. Read More »

PGA Tour 2017: Memorial Tournament final results -- Jason Dufner victor

To say that Dufner, 40, breathed a sigh of relief is not so much cliché as it was confirmation of the putting technique he disclosed this week that has him concentrating on oxygen intake as he stands over the ball on the green. David Lingmerth (Arkansas Razorbacks), who shared the lead with Dufner after the first round, had a 2-over 74, which dropped him to 5 under and into a six-way tie for seventh place. Read More »

Newt Gingrich on Russia Probe: 'This Whole Thing Stinks'

If you need further proof of what a slimy hack and hypocrite Newt Gingrich is, just look at what he said at the National Press Club on Friday. Trump added that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT " in USA political history and is being led "by some very bad and conflicted people!" "If he fires Mueller, I will tell you, we are right on the brink of a constitutional crisis", the IL senator said. Read More »

Lions show their teeth to give Gatland food for thought

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But, as Eddie Jones underlined upon taking over with England 18 months ago, success is hard to come by without a. Steve Hansen and some in the New Zealand media have suggested that this move by Gatland will divide his camp, but the Lions boss said his players have known this was going to be the case for some time. Read More »

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

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New Zealand showed the same slick consistency they have done throughout the challenger series, keeping their 50-foot (15 metre) foiling catamaran above the water for much of the time. Some calming words from Britain's two-time Olympic champion Iain Percy, telling his Artemis crew to "trust their guts", were behind the Swedish challenger's comeback win in the semi-finals of the America's Cup Challenger play-offs. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots 63 in US Open third round

Justin Thomas has set a US Open record in becoming the 31st golfer to shoot 63 in a major championship. Justin Thomas reacts after making an eagle on the 18th hole during his third roun of 63 at the United States golf open. Thomas had six birdies on his front nine, and three more on the back. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf shot 63 in the first round of the 1980 U.S. Open at Baltusrol in New Jersey, while Vijay Singh shot 63 in the second round of the 2003 Open at Olympia Fields in IL. Read More »

Russian Federation gets off to winning start in Confederations Cup

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The game was scored with an own goal by New Zealand's Michael Boxall at the 31st minute of the game. Federation Internationale de Football Association general secretary Fatma Samoura said on Friday that the estimated attendance for the tournament would be 65 percent, and that Russia's match against European champions Portugal had been sold out for weeks. Read More »

I am alive and that's important, have no regrets: Yuvraj

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Apart from a potential clash with Pakistan in the final, the semifinal marks yet another landmark for the stylish left-handed batsman as he plays his 300th ODI . My debut game against Australia. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli hailed Yuvraj's achievement. The fitness levels have evolved. "I think there's been a big transformation". Read More »

What the 2017 MLB Draft Means for the San Francisco Giants

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Baltimore selected shortstop Adam Hall out of A.B. Lucas Secondary School in Ontario, Canada with the 60th overall pick. Hall has committed to going to Texas A&M on a baseball scholarship. Mason McCoy was a two-year starter at the University of Iowa after transferring from Illinois Central Community College, where he was a two-time All-American. Read More »

Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. Right behind was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler, who went 28 holes before making his first bogey and then went three holes without making a par. "If we get rain tomorrow and it gets wet and it plays soft, this place is going to get soft and you're going to have to be aggressive and you have to make a ton of birdies", Snedeker said. Read More »

Luis Enrique earmarked by Chelsea as potential Antonio Conte replacement

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Get the app and get the game. After winning the Premier League title last season, the Blues will compete for the Champions League this time around and Conte will need additions to his squad to cope with the added fixtures. The Italian believes his personal ambition to secure Europe's most important club trophy as a coach can not realistically be achieved without marked improvements to his working conditions. Read More »

Sabres trade for Beaulieu

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Beaulieu spent his first five seasons with Montreal. Buffalo sent the 68th overall pick in the 2017 draft to Montreal for the pending restricted free agent. "Over the last three seasons, there have been moments when Beaulieu has looked terrific on the ice, but like most young defensemen, consistency has been a problem". Read More »

Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

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With this win, the Spaniard took the sole second place on the all-time list for most Grand Slam titles won with his 15th trophy of career, reports Xinhua news agency. "I think since the beginning of the year, you can see he's playing more aggressive, staying more close from the line". Rafael Nadal has completed the fairytale, winning his tenth French Open crown without dropping a set as he recorded a triumphant victory over Stan Wawrinka in the final. Read More »

'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

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It was an wonderful weekend for Real Madrid as, after being FC Barcelona to the La Liga title, Los Blancos became the first club in the history of the Champions League to retain the trophy. Right after the big night, a video went viral on the social media after Real Madrid's 4-1 victory against the Juventus. President Florentino Perez says there will be "no problems" with regard to the World Cup winner' future in the wake of claiming successive European Cups , yet Zidane is no clearer ... Read More »

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight, but scoring conditions were far from easy as the likes of former champion Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood tried to move into contention. Erin Hills fought back on Friday and the world's top three players won't be around for the weekend at the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy hit back at suggestions he was "bored" with golf after missing the cut in the US Open for the second year in succession. Read More »

Pouille v Lopez in Stuttgart Open final

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The Spaniard is set to play next against the victor of the match between Germans Tommy Haas and sixth-seeded Mischa Zverev . Lopez saved all nine break points he faced against the third-seeded Berdych. The world No 16, seeded fourth, came through a tight match 7-6 (7/5), 7-5, with his crucial break in the 11th game of the second set the only one of the match. Read More »

NHL: Calgary Flames trade for G Mike Smith from Arizona Coyotes

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The Coyotes traded Smith to the Flames on Saturday in exchange for goalie Chad Johnson , defensive prospect Brandon Hickey , and a conditional third-round draft pick, per Cap Friendly . Treliving was a member of Don Maloney's staff when the former Coyotes general manager signed Smith to his current deal, which now has two years remaining. Read More »

How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

Hussey said the only concern for India could be their middle-order not spending enough time at the crease. Mohammad Amir missed the semi-final clash against England due to a back injury in the ICCChampions Trophy 2017. However, the former Pakistani opener later "clarified" his statement on Samaa TV , saying: "My comments were made after I heard reports of Sarfaraz's refusal to dedicate his performance against Sri Lanka to Miandad and him saying that Miandad criticises the team too ... Read More »

I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

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McIlroy expressed fondness for Erin Hills despite heading home early. McIlroy took some solace from his final six holes, four of which he birdied. "I didn't think it was the putter, it was the guy on the end of it", he said. Stricker couldn't help but break into a wide smile when he made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to get to 4 under for the day . Read More »

Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

Open record last matched the day before by Adam Hadwin. World No. 3 Day , needing a miracle to get back into contention after his opening 79 carded a three-over-par 75, leaving him 10 over and way outside the projected cutline. Holmes, Jamie Lovemark and first-round leader Fowler. "And I had a good time". For players like Jordan Spieth (73) and Johnson , it was a matter of not making enough putts. Read More »

New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

Both teams have a point apiece in the one-day worldwide tournament after they were each well beaten by England , while their respective matches with Australia ended in rain-induced no results. After this victory England became the first side to qualify for the semi-finals. "We won t think too much about it. but it is always nice to know that would be the outcome if we did win", said Buttler. Read More »

Leicester finalise deal for Hull defender Maguire

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The 24-year-old has agreed a five-year deal and will link up with his team-mates in early July for their pre-season camp in Austria . Thankfully I am here, so I can not wait to get the season started and kick on. Maguire had a solid campaign in a Hull side that was relegated at the end of the season and, with one year remaining on his contract, the Tigers made a decision to cash in on one of their prize assets as they regroup in the Championship. Read More »

Real Madrid Wins UEFA Champions League

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Ronaldo scored his 600th goal for club and country during the game, but has faced criticism this season. I'm a part of this team. " This year has been spectacular and now we will enjoy it ". These trophies will mean more to him now as he gets to share it with loved ones, including Rodriguez who he has been reportedly dating since 2016, and of course his son. Read More »