Sport

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hails Per Mertesacker after FA Cup final

Ikpeba, a television pundit, who played under Wenger during the 1993/94 season at Monaco hopes his former boss gets the respect he deserves from Arsenal fans following their FA Cup conquest. "Th...

by · Sport

Moussa Sissoko takes swipe at Mauricio Pochettino after 'worst season of career'

It has led to the former Newcastle United man contemplating his future, and he has acknowledged that he is keen for talks with his boss. The 27-year-old is anxious about being left out of France b...

by · Sport
Champions Trophy: Rain mars Australia-Pakistan warm-up

Champions Trophy: Rain mars Australia-Pakistan warm-up

The signs indicate that all the matches of ICC Champions Trophy would be thrilling and high-scoring fixtures . However, up against a formidable side in the form of Virat Kohli-led India (who are ...

by · Sport

Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3

With eight-time Grand Slam champion Agassi making a fast exit from the stands at the conclusion of the match , Djokovic heaped praise on his new coach. Back on the court where he completed his ca...

by · Sport

Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

Nadal broke Frenchman Paire eight times and recovered from a slight second-set wobble when he dropped serve twice in a row to surge into a round two meeting with Dutchman Robin Haase. "He has to leave...

by · Sport
Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

That came on the back of a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich in this season's competition, with some sections of supporters calling on Wenger to leave this summer, rather than sign fresh terms wh...

by · Sport
National Football League relaxing touchdown celebration rules for players

National Football League relaxing touchdown celebration rules for players

If for some reason the Minnesota Vikings and one of their opponents next season are locked in a tie at the end of regulation, now each team will only have a 10-minute overtime period to try and win ...

by · Sport
Al Horford Says Cavaliers Are East's Team to Beat, Celtics Must Grow

Al Horford Says Cavaliers Are East's Team to Beat, Celtics Must Grow

The two finals teams have lost just one game between them on the way to the finals, the Warriors going a ideal 12-0 in cutting a swathe through the Western Conference and the Cavs dropping just ...

by · Sport

Southgate did not speak to Rooney before omission

Rooney has said he has "more or less" decided his future at Old Traffordand that he would only move to former club Everton if he stays in the Premier League. "When you are talking about young players ...

by · Sport

LeBron James Makes History, Cavaliers Advance

When the Celtics signed Al Horford to a max contract last summer, they knew the 6-foot-10 center would make an immediate impact, but few expected him to help lead the team to the Eastern Conferenc...

by · Sport
Ernesto Valverde replaces Luis Enrique as Barca coach

Ernesto Valverde replaces Luis Enrique as Barca coach

The La Liga giants have done so again after they confirmed that former Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde is set to take charge of the club next season. The new coach has been called one o...

by · Sport
Steve Kerr will not be on the bench for Game One

Steve Kerr will not be on the bench for Game One

Kerr said he noticed the quote from Love, who on Sunday said, "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me. I'm still feeling a lot of the effects of what I've got going on", added Kerr, who won the Coa...

by · Sport
Conte: Moses didn't dive in FA Cup final, he was just exhausted

Conte: Moses didn't dive in FA Cup final, he was just exhausted

Arsenal went on to win 2-1 to claim their third FA Cup in four seasons and 13th overall. The more people that write me off, the stronger I get. "The players play for their future, for their next ...

by · Sport

John Terry: Chelsea captain 'could not care less' over substitution controversy

The 58-year-old ensured the Seagulls responded to last season's disappointment, when they lost in the play-offs to Sheffield Wednesday, by securing automatic promotion alongside his former club Newcas...

by · Sport

Liverpool to Raid Chelsea Academy for England Youth International

The striker made his debut for Chelsea during the 2014/15 campaign, with his Champions League appearance that year making him the club's youngest-ever player in the competition. Current Reds boss Ju...

by · Sport
Football Association launch betting probe into John Terry substitution

Football Association launch betting probe into John Terry substitution

Paddy Power said: "We replied to a novelty request for odds on John Terry's substitution - and fair play to the three punters who were on at odds of 100-1". "It was very hard to imagine this final...

by · Sport

Penguins take opener on Stanley Cup Final

Nashville will be missing its regular season leading scorer, Ryan Johansen , throughout the series. Weird doesn't begin to describe it. I came close to perfection with my Conference Finals' picks...

by · Sport

Lebron James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 19 points, and Jae Crowder added 18 p...

by · Sport
IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Dixon's teammate Tony Kanaan will start seventh, the inside of Row 3. The juveniles then fled on foot. Both teenagers have been charged with robbery. He is scheduled to be on the series' media tour ...

by · Sport

NBA Finals: The Warriors aren't the only team that has improved

The Warriors brought in Mike Brown last summer just for this type of situation - he's a veteran National Basketball Association coach who has led a team to the Finals (the Cavaliers, with LeBron Ja...

by · Sport
How will Kevin Durant handle his matchup with LeBron James?

How will Kevin Durant handle his matchup with LeBron James?

He is waiting until he feels fully confident he can stay with the team, and that may not be during these Finals. The Warriors' assistant coach, Mike Brown , has stepped up in Kerr's absence, althou...

by · Sport
Petra Kvitova in French Open second round

Petra Kvitova in French Open second round

That was a dream. "Amazing", she said. "I surprised myself". I heard it was 5-4, and then I was just serving for the match. The No. 1 seed has won Roland Garros 18 times, while the earliest exit...

by · Sport
England look to Stokes in Champions Trophy

England look to Stokes in Champions Trophy

The sense that this dispute will further galvanise the Australian team was reinforced by skipper Steven Smith, when he indicated that winning the Champions Trophy would help the players in their nego...

by · Sport

Steve Kerr says he's not planning to coach Game 1 of Finals

I would say that I've gotten a little bit better. You saw me in the fourth quarter of Game 2 . FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr directs...

by · Sport
Saul: Atleti can replace Griezmann

Saul: Atleti can replace Griezmann

And if he does deicide to join the club he supported as a boy then Saul has no concerns that Atletico will struggle without him. The post Mata: United Need To Be Consistent To Contend For Premier L...

by · Sport
Suffers partial tear of cruciate ligament

Suffers partial tear of cruciate ligament

Thomas Tuchel says speculation about himself and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has no role in his DFB Pokal final preparations. Borussia Dortmund fired Thomas Tuchel as coach on Tuesday, three days ...

by · Sport

Shot-shy Penguins survive rally to claim Stanley Cup opener

Jake Guentzel helped the Pittsburgh Penguins avoid a humiliating defeat in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final . The former Canadiens defenceman broke into an exuberant celebration after the apparent ...

by · Sport

Arsenal fire to claim FA Cup glory

Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". The Arsenal board will meet on Tuesday t...

by · Sport
LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

The Cavs and Warriors do deserve credit for drafting great players like Draymond Green and Kyrie Irving . Cleveland may be the reigning champions after having beaten Golden State in last year's...

by · Sport
India can retain Champions Trophy, pace attack has real firepower, says Sangakkara

India can retain Champions Trophy, pace attack has real firepower, says Sangakkara

Four Pakistani bowlers ended up picking two wickets each as India were finally bundled out for 248 in just the 45th over of the match . "I feel much safer in India ", Press Trust of India qu...

by · Sport
Emerick Aubameyang seals Borussia Dortmund's German Cup final win over Eintracht Frankfurt

Emerick Aubameyang seals Borussia Dortmund's German Cup final win over Eintracht Frankfurt

Aubameyang's calmly taken spot-kick was his 40th goal this season for Dortmund in all competitions and ended Dortmund's misery after losing the three previous cup finals in Berlin in 2014, 2015 and ...

by · Sport
Griezmann is not irreplaceable, says Saul

Griezmann is not irreplaceable, says Saul

The 26-year-old has been an Atletico player since his 2014 move from Real Sociedad. The France international's future was a discussion point as Saul and Atletico's film producer president Enrique Ce...

by · Sport

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

There are no major health concerns and he is recuperating well, to the satisfaction of the medical team, the statement said. According to Mumbai Mirror , Yuvraj missed out the team's practice ses...

by · Sport

Curry leads Warriors to third straight series sweep

Golden State moves on to play either the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers , in a repeat of last year's title series, or the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. As a team , the Warriors shot...

by · Sport
Aguero's City future never in doubt - Mubarak

Aguero's City future never in doubt - Mubarak

Real Madrid have been linked with the 28-year-old but Mubarak insists City's star striker is very much part of the future at the Etihad Stadium. "Absolutely. But an expected influx of up to six play...

by · Sport