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It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

Romanian third seed Halep trailed by a set and 5-1 against the hard-hitting fifth seed but somehow dug herself out of a hole before storming to victory to set up a semi-final against Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova . "I was like, '(It) was match point for her?'" Halep said . Ostapenko clinched victory with her 50th victor, a forehand into the corner, and has hit more winners - 245 - than anyone else in the tournament despite the men playing best-of-five-set matches. Read More »

Morata 'remains firm' on Man United despite no offer

Portuguese newspapers have listed Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain ( PSG ) and Monaco among the potential suitors for the Portugal captain and that they might table an offer of 180 million euros ($201 million). The 32-year-old signed a new contract with Real until 2021 last November and has a release clause of €1 billion. On Tuesday, El Confidencial report that Cristiano Ronaldo's court date has been set for July 31, 2017. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

Portuguese sports daily A Bola also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. The transfer market has been hit with a trigger following Ronaldo's hint that he could leave Spain if he is eventually hammered in the tax case. According to him, the four-time Ballon d'Or victor is just angry and that he would speak to him once he returns from the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged


The entire nation salutes them for winning the championship in flying colours and bringing the Champions Trophy home. "Pakistan was the underdog coming into the final but there was a feeling of destiny about it", Hussey wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council ( ICC ) describing his first experience on watching the arch-rivals play. Read More »

Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers

Florentino Perez , left, and Cristiano Ronaldo at the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid , Spain , November 7, 2016. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. "I haven't learned very much about the situation, he's at a very important tournament at the moment in the Confederations Cup and until that ends I'm not going to disturb the atmosphere of his team", added Perez. Read More »

Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Cameroon boast a young side and this tournament in their chance to grow together and gain valuable experience that will help them get better. Philippe Le Floc'h, FIFA's chief commercial officer, added: "We are very pleased to be partnering with the leading internet service provider in China to give local fans access to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017 online , anytime, anywhere". Read More »

Jordan Eberle traded to Islanders for Ryan Strome

The Oilers will finish off the month when they host one of the iconic Canadian franchises, the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 30. After a 50-point season in his second year in NY (17 goals, 33 assists), he only managed 28 and 30 points in the two seasons since. Read More »

Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

McPhee's message to teams Sunday was: "You can negotiate your way out of this if you wish". Teams could also ask Vegas to pick an exposed player they're interested in, then get the Knights to subsequently flip him. Even when you put previous expansion fees into today's dollars, those other teams paid a pittance to join the Board of Governors' annual croquet match. Read More »

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

However, it dropped invitingly to Kane who lifted his effort towards the goal from 35 yards only for Tierney to head clear close to his own goalline. Just when you thought the drama was done, Harry Kane broke Scotland hearts when found the equaliser after converting from a tight angle to ensure the English walk away with at least a point in a tightly contested game. Read More »

Bear mauls runner, 16, during race on mountain


Officials were aware that the 250-pound black bear that had attacked and killed Cooper was still in the vicinity of the attack and sent out a search to find it. According to Ken Marsh of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game , the last fatal bear mauling in the Anchorage area occurred in 1995. One runner said he had seen a bear circling a teen. Read More »

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

While Tanaka has seemingly lost his form that made him the ace of the staff over the past three seasons, Sabathia has provided a steady presence to the rotation. A fan touched the ball before it landed in Betts' glove, and umpires concluded Girardi did not ask for a video review within the 30-second window. Sabathia took it off on the mound when a strap broke after he recorded the first out of the inning. Read More »

Canelo, GGG on Mayweather-McGregor: Ours is a 'Real Fight!'


Alvarez and Golovkin both recently made appearances on The Luke Thomas Show to give their respective takes on the bout between "The Notorious One" and "Money". Oscar De La Hoya still has issues with the booking of Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather . Canelo asserted that his meeting with Golovkin is the only "real fight" on the calendar at the moment. Read More »

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn leaves F1 team


Monisha Kaltenborn has reportedly left Sauber with immediate effect, however, official confirmation has yet to come from the team. "Her successor will be announced shortly", it added. Her hard work and dedication to all things F1, earned her recognition within the wider company and she was appointed CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG in 2010, when owner Peter Sauber rebuilt the squad following the departure of BMW from the sport. Read More »

Clippers exploring Drummond, Jordan trade with Pistons

However, it's believed the Suns rejected the offer. The Clippers are on the verge of a rebuild. According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, the Clippers would be probing the market value of DeAndre Jordan to act accordingly should the context lead them to transfer it. Read More »

Australia PM Declares Melbourne Siege an 'Act of Terrorism'


Police were called to the Brighton serviced apartment building at 5.41pm on Monday to reports of an explosion. The hostage was unharmed. A gunman was shot dead and three police officers injured in the incident. "We'll go through that and work it out". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would speak with state leaders Friday about changing state laws so that unsafe criminals are not released from prison early on parole. Read More »

Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

He finished the job with several body shots. Kovalev is knockout puncher. Kovalev was the aggressor early behind his jab, but started to fade as the fight wore on. But on Saturday night, Ward was actually a better fighter that he had even been before - and even before, he was pretty good. In the eighth, he landed a left on Kovalev's waistline that doubled him over. Read More »

Shkodran Mustafi can see Arsenal talisman Alexis Sanchez playing for Bayern Munich

While speculation continues to surround the futures of Arsenal's star duo, as they both enter the final year of their contracts, they took part in the photoshoot to launch their new look. Arsenal launched their new Puma strip for next season today - but fans were given a scare when it looked like Danny Welbeck had been given Alexis Sanchez's number seven shirt. Read More »

Goretzka gets Germany over the line against Australia

Robbie Kruse made a difference to the Australian attack when he came on midway through the clash against Germany . Alex Gersbach and James Jeggo will replace the two in Russian Federation, with Aaron Mooy also set to make an appearance at some point throughout the competition. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo expected to testify in tax case on July 31


Spanish tax authorities believe Mourinho used an image rights company based in the British Virgin Islands , part of a chain of companies, including two in Ireland linked to Mourinho's agent Jorge Mendes. While this is still ongoing and Ronaldo hasn't been proven guilty yet, rumours which have now been confirmed as true, have circulated that Ronaldo is no longer happy in Spain and at Real Madrid . Read More »

Oilers captain McDavid wins Hart as NHL's most valuable player — CP NewsAlert


He would go on to become only the sixth teenage rookie to score 40 goals, including a league-leading 32 at even-strength. Even if McDavid himself doesn't pay much attention to the numbers that have him in the spotlight. 1 overall pick since 1985. Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid , left, and Toronto Maple Leafs rookie Auston Matthews during National Hockey League action on November 29, 2016, at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Read More »

America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind


With the two boats roughly level mid-race, Sweden's Australian skipper Nathan Outteridge slipped and went overboard while moving across the boat. In 2013, he helped Oracle Team USA rebound from an 8-1 deficit to Team New Zealand by winning eight straight races to retain the oldest trophy in global sports. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

It is claimed that club divisions between the two were put to one side, as the Brazilian sent Ronaldo a message on WhatsApp expressing his support. Statements from the prosecution indicate that Ronaldo will be charged with using offshore financial instruments , including holdings in the British Virgin Islands , to hide payments made to him for the use of his brand to promote products. Read More »

Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England


Three minutes before half-time France took the lead, Dembele humiliating Stones with the speed of his feet, and although his shot was again well saved by Heaton , Djibril Sidibe was on hand to fire the ball into the net. "We just weren't good enough", Kane said. "We've been competitive in all three games for long periods of time , but I think we've had to play at our absolute limit to stay in all three of those matches. Read More »

Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo's silence has only fuelled talk of a return to Old Trafford, where he became a fans' favourite having flourished under the guidance of Sir Alex Ferguson before joining Madrid in a world-record deal eight years ago. Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi , who has been handed a 21-month jail term. Messi took the plaudits that day and United and Ferguson honoured their agreement with their star man. Read More »