by | June 10, 2018 | 23:55

Not only was it Ferrari's first pole in Canada since 2001, this weekend's race marks the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal - with the inaugural race being won by Ferrari legend and the driver the circuit is named after, Gilles Villeneuve .

by | June 10, 2018 | 22:39

The trainer massaged Nadal's forearms twice but it was still not good enough to halt the Spaniard and the job was complete when Thiem's backhand sailed long. Whatever the problem, his dominance remained and a love game took him to 4-2 before he eventually sealed victory on a fifth match point when the Austrian fired another backhand long.

by | June 10, 2018 | 22:39

Kevin Durant's Game 3 masterpiece - 43 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists on 15-of-23 shooting and 6-of-9 on 3-pointers - was one of the greatest individual performances we've ever seen on this stage and it was just another exclamation point on an incredible Finals resume.

by | June 10, 2018 | 21:41

Diego Schwartzman has come closest this fortnight to become the third man to beat Nadal in Paris. And during the Austrian's first Grand Slam final appearance he got to face his childhood hero - and he was delighted to do so. What price Federer continues it at Wimbledon five weeks today? Thiem is the only man to have beaten Nadal on clay over the past two seasons, including a surprise victory in the Madrid Open quarter-finals last month, but there was no repeat shock on Court Philippe ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 19:16

Vettel said. "I brushed the wall and lost some time getting ready for the second session". "But today we switched on". I guess I woke up the right way. "Our race pace was good yesterday". "The auto balance has been good from the first run so it has just been a case of small balance tuning to keep the vehicle in the right window as the track grip came up".

by | June 10, 2018 | 15:59

He has more than 100 global centuries to his name apart from holding the record for most runs in Tests and ODI history. The 18-year-old is a left-arm medium pacer and a left-hand batsman. After a sparkling performance in the match, Arjun said, "I used to play taekwondo, cricket football, swimming and somehow cricket kicked in and everything else took a back seat".

by | June 10, 2018 | 13:59

Liverpool's medical staff found a slight issue with the player's right knee - he had suffered a serious ACL injury during the 2015-16 season. Nabil Fekir had chosen his shirt number for Liverpool before his transfer from Lyon collapsed, according to reports in France .

by | June 10, 2018 | 13:25

The duo have met nine times throughout their career, all on clay, with Nadal taking six meetings to Thiem's three. Del Potro needed only two points to pocket the first set as Cilic blinked first, netting a routine forehand a 5-6. They came from non-ATP level matches, which is where the vast majority of tennis' corruption takes place, but corrupt behavior at the lower levels becomes a problem when those players graduate to the big time .

by | June 10, 2018 | 10:19

Spanish daily AS reports that Ronaldo's agent, Jorge mendes, will meet with the Madrid hierarchy again on Thursday. After talking about his stint as a Real player in past tense , the five-time Ballon d'Or victor gave ambiguous answers when he was asked to clarify his post-match comments later in the day.

by | June 10, 2018 | 06:29

Romero was the last fighter to weigh-in Friday, and originally came in one pound over the championship fight limit of 185 pounds. His first attempt was made at 186 pounds, and at his second attempt, he was still.2 pounds over the mark. Whittaker, who is defending his belt, would be the only fighter capable of winning/retaining the title on the night if the fight goes ahead. "Why would I? I might as well fight someone heavier than me".

by | June 10, 2018 | 05:47

James scored 51 points in that game, and wasn't able to recapture his form in the subsequent three contests. Wherever he moves, the fans and detractors will no doubt follow. The King, born in Akron, drafted No. 1 overall by the Cavs in 2003, left them in 2010 and returned in 2014, can be a free agent at season's end. James, who led the NBA with a 34-points-per-game average in the playoffs, also said he "pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand" after injuring himself ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 05:42

The victory also made him the second colt to win the Kentucky Derby , Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes in the past 40 racing seasons. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness victor has been guided to this point by a couple of veterans: trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith .

by | June 10, 2018 | 03:57

I don't get too up, too down. Backed by fans who loudly chanted her first name between games, Halep went ahead 3-0 in only 15 minutes with the help of only one victor. "Not me, obviously. I don't feel pressure", she said on Friday. Having known the frustration of time away from the court perhaps explains her nearly trance-like calm in the heat of battle - always appearing unruffled.

by | June 09, 2018 | 19:47

Maybe the Warriors meet LeBron again in the Finals down the line with a different team , but it won't be the same. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game four of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena.

by | June 09, 2018 | 18:26

American Sloane Stephens , the 10th seed, now stands between Halep and a first grand slam title. Muguruza has not dropped a set so far in this year's tournament as she seeks a second championship in Paris and third major trophy overall.

by | June 09, 2018 | 17:18

England might just be the fastest team at the 2018 World Cup . Gareth Southgate could not be happier with World Cup preparations thanks to the kinship and qualities displayed by England's players. Stones started in the middle of Gareth Southgate's preferred back three between Harry Maguire and Phil Jones and was only troubled once in an assured display before being replaced by Gary Cahill in the 65th minute.

by | June 09, 2018 | 15:42

Warriors guard Stephen Curry attempts a layup with LeBron James lurking in the third quarter of Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals. None of the previous 131 teams which have fallen into a 3-0 hole in the National Basketball Association playoffs has ever rallied to win a series.

by | June 09, 2018 | 14:32

Second-placed Messi made $111m thanks to his $84m in salary and winnings and endorsements worth $27m. The Forbes data reveals that the 100 highest-paid athletes earned a collective $3.8bn during the past 12 months - that's a 23 per cent increase from the previous year.

by | June 09, 2018 | 11:38

After setting an NBA Finals mark with nine three-pointers as part of a 33-point effort in Game 2, Steph Curry was ice cold through most of Game 3 - missing his first nine triples before connecting on a huge one to put Golden State up four with 2:38 to play.

by | June 09, 2018 | 07:04

The overwhelming issue surrounding the Eagles' planned visit was that most of the team was not going to attend, and that was a major factor in Trump deciding to pull the invitation. U.S. President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

by | June 09, 2018 | 04:58

At the Ulleval stadium in Oslo, Norway, who are not qualified for the World Cup , took a fourth-minute through Joshua King. The Beigium forward said he hopes Salah will recover from the injury in time to make a big impact at the World Cup .

by | June 08, 2018 | 23:25

Liverpool have been boosted in the race to sign Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke , with Calciomercato reporting that Roma are no longer interested in signing the player. 'No player will leave the club that is contractually with the club unless the club feel it is a good deal and the right deal for them, ' said Rowett in his first press conference as Stoke manager.

by | June 08, 2018 | 23:20

Kane is now with the England squad as they prepare to fly out to Russian Federation for the World Cup. First and foremost, Kane's new contract is a strong indicator of Spurs' lofty aspirations. "I'm obviously really excited about the World Cup coming up so it's nice to get this done before that and I'm just looking to go out there and enjoy it now", Kane added.

by | June 08, 2018 | 22:46

Sampaoli has until 15:00 CEST on June 15, 24 hours before Argentina's opening game against Iceland in Moscow, to call up a replacement for the West Ham favourite. The West Ham United star was a surprise name in manager Jorge Sampaoli's squad and was in contention for a start following good form for his club, but he now potentially faces months on the sidelines.

by | June 08, 2018 | 22:39

Two Americans are in the women's quarterfinals: No. 10 Sloane Stephens and No. 13 Madison Keys , who played each other in the U.S. Open final previous year. And then when we get on the court, it's time to compete. Keys bagged the set at the end of a long rally in which her opponent defended ferociously, gradually stepping into the court to end the exchange with a backhand victor.

by | June 08, 2018 | 21:26

Nadal will face either Croatian third seed Marin Cilic or Juan Martin del Potro , the fifth seeded Argentine, in the semifinals. Just as Rafael Nadal was two points from pulling even at a set apiece in his surprisingly intriguing French Open quarterfinal Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time ) - just as he finally was playing like, well, Rafael Nadal - the match was suspended because of rain.

by | June 08, 2018 | 21:10

The 40-year-old Udoka spent seven seasons in the National Basketball Association as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers , New York Knicks , Portland Trail Blazers , Spurs and Sacramento Kings before transitioning to coaching. The 65-year-old Beilein has coached at MI for 11 seasons. Per , Beilein's contract runs through the 2020-21 season. MI fans will be pleased to hear Beilein isn't going anywhere.

by | June 08, 2018 | 19:39

Israel was eagerly awaiting the sold-out global friendly scheduled for Saturday night at Jerusalem's Teddy Kollek Stadium and the arrival of some of the world's best players. Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub penned a letter, obtained by Israeli newspaper Haaretz and others, to the Argentine Football Association last week, encouraging the team to call off the game.

by | June 08, 2018 | 19:33

Fifa has banned the president of Ghana's Football Association (GFA) from football activities for 90 days. Government, in a statement signed by Minister of Information, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, said following the involvement of top GFA officials, NSA officials, match commissioners, football administrators and referees in corruption as captured in the undercover piece, it has made a decision to take immediate steps to have the GFA dissolved.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:11

Ali's legal fight ended in 1971, when the Supreme Court ruled in his favor, reversing his conviction on a technicality. Those under consideration include "folks that have sentences that aren't very fair", Trump said. He also floated potentially commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning Martha Stewart. Ali said he was a conscientious objector to the war and refused to report for duty.

by | June 08, 2018 | 17:10

It was not enough, though, as the Wimbledon champion Muguruza bulldozed her way through the rest of the set to secure her place in the semi-finals. "I am very pleased to be in another final in Paris ", said Muguruza who has yet to drop a set in the tournament and claimed her first win over Sharapova in 4 meetings.

by | June 08, 2018 | 16:43

KD wasn't the Cavaliers' only problem. Durant had 24 points and eight rebounds in the first half while the Warriors' other four starters made a combined 5-of-20 from the floor for only 13 first-half points and Cleveland enjoyed a 28-16 first-half rebounding edge.

by | June 08, 2018 | 14:25

I'll be back tomorrow to assess the ladies final, and again on Sunday to preview the men's final - I fully expect it to be Nadal v Thiem , but we shall see if Messrs Del Potro and Cecchinato can do anything about this. "Mentally things can be better or worse, but the determination I had yesterday, it created great impact in the result and in the game. I'm not that young anymore", Thiem had said before his quarter-final match Alexander Zverev.

by | June 08, 2018 | 12:34

The Caps received a few fortuitous bounces along the way - think of Braden Holtby's series-changing "The Save" in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final - but they earned everything they got. And as both teams entered the third period, it seemed like this might be heading back to Washington for Game 6. The basis for backing the Golden Knights is that they have lacked puck luck, never more so than when left wing James Neal hit the post with a wide-open net when Game 4 was still scoreless ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:43

Vardy is another player set to start against Costa Rica , alongside Jordan Pickford in goal and the likes of Fabian Delph and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, but Southgate's selection will be based mostly on conditioning for the tournament. We are not just a London-based team. Marcus Rashford was by far the best player on the pitch. One of the keys of us getting through these two matches was to try and make sure every member of our squad gets game time.