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Simon Yates wins stage nine to extend lead as Chris Froome fades

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It was another hard day for four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome (Sky), who fell away from the leading group in the 225km ride and is now two minutes and 27 seconds behind Yates and down to 11th place overall. However, Astana drove a high pace at the head of the peloton to slash their advantage in half by the time they reached the final ascent of the Gran Sasso d'Italia, with 26km remaining. Read More »

Wilfried Zaha: "I have no plans on leaving" on Crystal Palace

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The veteran Englishman took over from the sacked Frank de Boer with the Eagles in a perilous position but will feel a keen sense of redemption after leading his boyhood club to a highly-creditable finishing place of 11th. When Zaha then broke and sent Andros Townsend through one-on-one with Foster, the winger slipped as he struck, sending his effort wide. Eight minutes later, Van Aanholt netted for the third successive game by collecting Loftus-Cheek's pass and rounding Foster to put the ... Read More »

Stadium: Buttler keeps Royals hopes alive after thrilling win over CSK

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Ambati Rayudu (435 runs) and Dhoni (393) have been mesmerising with the bat for Chennai with the former striking at over 150 and the skipper above 160. No other batsmen could pose any threat to the Chennai bowlers and the latter managed to restrict them to 179 for four . Opener Shikhar Dhawan , who struggled for runs earlier, got back his touch against Delhi, smashing a 50-ball unbeaten 92, laced with nine fours and four sixes . Read More »

Al-Khelaifi '2000% sure' Neymar is staying

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Neymar has been out of action since spraining his ankle and fracturing his fifth metatarsal on February 25, which led him to undergo surgery in Brazil as he bids to regain fitness in time for the World Cup in Russian Federation. "I was nearly never in the starting XI". He has a contract with us, and he will stay, 2000%. The fact that the Premier League side have a strong relationship with United supporter Neymar Santos senior, father and agent of the player, will also greatly aid their ... Read More »

47th Match RR vs MI Live Streaming on Hotstar

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Add to it the firepower of Ben Cutting and Krunal and Hardik Pandya, their batting can be most devastating. Others like Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny and Rahul Tripathi need to chip in and aid Buttler.Englishman Ben Strokes is yet to live up to expectations and the costly price tag, and so is Saurashtra pacer Jaydev Unadkat. Read More »

Ricciardo: Red Bull was 'tricky to drive'

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The Aussie never really threatened the leading pack, which puzzled fans considering his relatively good speed throughout the race. Obviously, Friday paints one picture but you're never really sure what's going to happen. " Turn 1 to Turn 4 is flat out so it is even harder for us as we just lose more top speed ". Some tracks it's a bit closer , some tracks it's a bit further away, just also depends on how long the straights are. Read More »

Theo Walcott would 'love' Wayne Rooney to stay at Everton

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Rooney has reportedly come to an agreement to join the MLS club in the summer after this season back at boyhood club Everton . Allardyce's future is equally uncertain, but he moved to quell the notion Rooney was seeking to leave because of a rift with the coach. Read More »

Ayews become second pair of brothers relegated together in EPL

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There was disappointment in the cup competitions - not least the Champions League, where they surrendered a commanding position against Juventus in the last-16 - but they overcame a late-season wobble in the Premier League to clinch their top-four place with a game to spare. Read More »

Red-Sox-Blue-Jays,1st Ld-Writethru

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The weird sensations in his wrist and hands have made it hard for him to spin a breaking ball at times, but he looked confident in the pitch against the Jays. "I love our staff, there's no one else I'd rather have and I truly do believe that we're going to turn things around much sooner than later". "Probably he's not happy with the outing, but for me, changing speeds, using the breaking ball, using elevated fastballs that was good to see". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to Spanish GP pole position

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The global motorsport series' proposal was unanimously approved on Thursday by the city's commission. Hamilton said: "Very close in qualifying but I'm very happy. I know everyone will be very, very happy. Teammate Romain Grosjean is 10th on the grid. "In the end it's hard to say that it was enjoyable because our vehicle balance was very bad and it was very hard to drive, so it was hard to enjoy", Kubica said. Read More »

Canadians fall ill from E.coli contamination linked to romaine lettuce

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Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Texas have been added to the list of states affected by the contaminated lettuce, which already included 25 other states. "People with E.coli can get bloody diarrhea and stomach cramps". Symptoms caused by contact with E coli usually begin no later than four days after consuming the bacteria. Read More »

'Perfect' drive gives Power IndyCar GP win

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It also marks the 200th Indy Car win for Team Penske. Power has won three of the past four road course events at Indy - all from the pole. Not only was it Power's third victory in the GrandPrix and his second straight, he also beat Dixon previous year, and it was also the 200th IndyCar victory for Roger Penske . Read More »

Mariners, Tigers to play doubleheader

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PT. Paxton two starts ago struck out 16 Oakland batters in a no-decision and then left nothing for chance in his most recent outing, throwing a complete-game no-hitter in a 5-0 win at Toronto on May 8. He gave up 10 hits and allowed four runs, all of them earned. Gardenhire said slugger Miguel Cabrera , on the DL with a right hamstring strain, is progressing. Read More »

UFC 224 Results: Gastelum takes split decision victory over Jacare

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Jacare still looks a bit out of it, but starts trying to work his way back into the fight, landing a knee upstairs. Gastelum tried to return to footwork and technical striking, something Souza wasn't willing to allow him to do. They were back on the feet trading shots to close out the round, and heading to the judges, it could be anyone's fight now. Jacare then moved into full mount! The first knockdown came in the opening minutes, but Kelleher managed to get back to his feet and fight ... Read More »

Record-breaking Nadal remains wary of Djokovic

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Asked about Nadal's performance against Thiem, Àlex Corretja, a former captain of Spain's Davis Cup team who is now a television commentator, said, "It's clear nobody ends a record run by playing his best match, and I'm pretty sure Rafa won't count this as the day on which he was the most consistent and precise". Read More »

Breaking records helped City stay focused, says Guardiola

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The Red Devils have had more games shown on TV this term - 28 times, which is same as Arsenal - compared to City's 25, by broadcasters Sky Sports and BT Sport. "There are many. The 18 games won in a row is the reason we have won the league". This league is so tough, with the money all the clubs have, the football is more hard. Read More »

UFC 224 Play-By-Play: Lyoto Machida Front Kick KO's Vitor Belfort

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A man known later in his career for head kick knockouts was himself knocked out by a kick to the head. Machida throws a pair of front kicks followed by a low kick. Not long after the start of the round, he found himself within the ideal range to take down Belfort with a head kick, dropping him with that one move and ending the fight. Read More »

Manchester United assistant manager Rui Faria to leave Old Trafford

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Yet, there are still some things to play for in the final game of the campaign - where 3 points could see them hit the 80-point mark for the first time in five years. Martial is keen to depart Old Trafford . He has scored four goals and provided 11 assists this season so far. The Red Devils are the fourth highest scoring side in the league with 67 goals which signifies that goals will likely be at a premium, with the bookies quoting (1.55) for three or more goals to surface here. Read More »

Harry Kane: Champions League will spur Tottenham transfers

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Spurs finish wrap up season against Leicester City on Sunday in the Premier League . " Spurs have lost just one of their last 17 home Premier League games and I expect them to maintain that record against a Leicester side who ended a run of 22 league games without a win against Arsenal when they beat the Gunners at the King Power midweek", Owen told BetVictor . Read More »

Cooper Says Dern Is A "Disgrace", But Will Take Catchweight Fight

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Dern hit the scale at 123 pounds, well over the 116 pound limit for a non-title, strawweight bout. Opponents sound off and face off: strawweights Mackenzie Dern and Amanda Cooper; former champions Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfort; middleweights Jacare Souza and Kelvin Gastelum; and women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and challenger Raquel Pennington. Read More »

Prescod pips Gatlin and Su in dramatic 100m win

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That was one of five meeting records broken, while there were also eight world leads set at the Shanghai stadium. Manyonga, who won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Australia last month, will open his Diamond League campaign in the long jump . Read More »

Klopp tries to focus on match versus Brighton

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Andy Robertson , who has had a superb season at Liverpool since arriving from Hull last summer, will be the man tasked with nullifying Brighton's risky wide man.. The basis is obviously good because if we win against Brighton we are in the Champions League . "If someone said to me before we started that on the last day of the season you will have it in your own hands, I would have said "okay, I will take that". Read More »

Leinster are crowned champions of Europe after a cagey final

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South African Pat Lambie started at 10 but didn't last three minutes before injuring his knee, Remi Tales taking over. Racing opened the scoring as Sexton and Iribaren traded penalties with the Irish province finding it hard to settle into the game in the opening 20 minutes. Read More »

Wenger predicts 'inevitable' European super league

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The result left Arsenal as the only side in English league football yet to win an away point in 2018, having lost all their seven games on the road since the turn of the year. His stubborn refusal to give way to a new era is the root cause of their predicament according to large portions of the Emirates faithful. 'We had a double handicap. Read More »

NBA's final four does not disappoint

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It certainly does not disappoint. LeBron James moved past both Jerry West (859) and Wilt Chamberlain (842) during the 2017 Eastern Conference finals while stopping the Celtics in five games. It's evident that these two parties dislike each other. He tried to miss the second which would have run the clock down but it rattled in stopping time and allowing Philadelphia to try one more play. Read More »

Ireland's Very First Ball In Test Cricket Was A Dramatic One

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O'Reilly, who also works with Dublin's senior footballers, would not have expected to be dealing with an impact injury after the first ball. Ireland: Paul Stirling, William Porterfield (c), Ed Joyce, Andrew Balbirnie, Niall O Brien (wk), Kevin O Brien, Gary Wilson, Stuart Thompson, Tyrone Kane, Tim Murtagh, Boyd Rankin. Read More »

Simpson leads Players Championship by seven strokes

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New Zealand's Danny Lee was his closest challenger on 12 under after a 70, while Dustin Johnson sat in third place as a 69 left him 10 under. Jason Dufner (66), Jimmy Walker (70), reigning Rookie of the Year Xander Schauffele (71), Australia's Jason Day (71) and Charl Schwartzel of South Africa are tied for fourth another stroke back at 207. Read More »

English Premier League: Man United stumble to 2nd at London Stadium

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Overall, I am pleased with the players all round. "We need a point to say that only one team was better than us, we need a point to say that 18 teams were not as good as us". Both players were booked. Mourinho picked Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard to lead the line for the 0-0 draw at the London Stadium, in the absence of the injured Romelu Lukaku . Read More »