• Messi still the best despite international failures - Ronaldinho
Messi still the best despite international failures - Ronaldinho

Following a tumultuous summer that saw Argentina beaten in the Copa America final and Spanish authorities deliver a 21 month jail term for tax fraud, Lionel Messi might be forgiven for wanting to be as far from the limelight as possible . "This is just the way". "Brazil looked awful, just like England who lost with Iceland, I didn't even know it ...

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  • Running mate Mike Pence: Conservative but not angry about it
Running mate Mike Pence: Conservative but not angry about it

Hitting another major theme of the campaign, Pence drew a standing ovation from Trump supporters when he declared that the main reason he accepted the offer is "because Hillary Clinton can never become president of the United States". "He's really got the skills of a highly talented executive", he said. After the joint appearance with Trump at th...

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  • Henrik Stenson outlasts Phil Mickelson to win British Open
Henrik Stenson outlasts Phil Mickelson to win British Open

After witnessing a virtuoso performance that included him posting the lowest score on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Open - the last of those being only the second-ever final-round 63 in a major by the champion - it's hard to imagine Henrik Stenson ever struggling to mash laser beam-like drives deep down the fairways or launch brilliant iron sh...

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  • Mike Pence Is
Mike Pence Is "My Partner In This Campaign"

Trump had faced a midday Friday deadline to announce Pence because the governor had to declare by then whether he would be on the ballot in his home state for re-election. 186833186837186837Pence's political journey, from Cruz backer to Trump's No. 2Some say it's an odd pairing. Others, a good pick to balance the Republican ticket.

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  • Starting XI: Wigan Athletic v Manchester United - Pre-Season Friendly 2016
Starting XI: Wigan Athletic v Manchester United - Pre-Season Friendly 2016

The United fans showed their support for the new man by chanting his name inside the very first minute of a very one-sided contest - not that Mourinho was getting too carried away. Mourinho's first game as the manager of the 20-time English champions was not the flawless one as his players are getting used to his coaching techniques.

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  • July 19 now to be observed as 'Kashmir Solidarity Day'
July 19 now to be observed as 'Kashmir Solidarity Day'

The government's statement came as Pakistan's cabinet in a special meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "condemned" India for declaring Wani a terrorist and announced that Pakistan would play a role in "awakening the conscience" of the worldwide community against India's actions in the Kashmir valley.

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  • Australia's Will Power captures Honda Indy Toronto for third time
Australia's Will Power captures Honda Indy Toronto for third time

He nipped Helio Castroneves on the final lap of the fast six group to start first in the race on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place. Dixon led Helio Castroneves for the rest of the first fuel stint but, right before pit stops, Castroneves' left front tire went flat and he dropped back several positions in the pit cycle.

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  • Andy Murray promises more as he basks in Wimbledon glory
Andy Murray promises more as he basks in Wimbledon glory

Having overcome Milos Raonic 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) on Sunday to win Wimbledon for the second time in his career, the world number two is eager to cherish the feeling. The 29-year-old would then only have a week prior to the beginning of the American hard court season, which includes the defence of his Olympic title next month and the US Open.

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  • Jose Mourinho 'keen to offload Manchester United quartet'
Jose Mourinho 'keen to offload Manchester United quartet'

Mesut Özil made the move a few years ago and took time to get used to the clearly different league, with many teams vying for glory at the end of the season - in Germany there may be two or three teams from the start of the season who may look like title candidates, but usually by the three-quarter point, there is a clear victor.

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  • Britain faces Argentina in Davis Cup semis; France advances
Britain faces Argentina in Davis Cup semis; France advances

After breaking serve in the sixth game to lead 4-2, Edmund was required to serve for the first set set two games later. Kyle Edmund ensured defending champions Great Britain made a flying start to their Davis Cup quarter-final against Serbia on Friday.

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  • Josef Newgarden set for Toronto Indy title defence
Josef Newgarden set for Toronto Indy title defence

The guys in front of us have pretty solid pace, we're going to have to find a little bit in ourselves over the course of the evening and warmup. All three drivers use Chevrolet power. "It's just cool to be in that group and kind of fighting for those positions". Helio Castroneves was second in 59.9425 while Simon Pagenaud will start third after c...

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  • Aaron Sanchez solid, offence explodes as Blue Jays topple Royals 6-2
Aaron Sanchez solid, offence explodes as Blue Jays topple Royals 6-2

Josh Donaldson hit two solo home runs, Troy Tulowitzki had a three-run blast and the Toronto Blue Jays connected four times off Young to beat Kansas City 8-3 on Tuesday night. Sanchez also gave up one run in eight innings at Colorado in his previous start. For the big-hitting Blue Jays , who rank second to only Baltimore in home runs, it was ...

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  • I felt this was my turn, says Open champion Stenson
I felt this was my turn, says Open champion Stenson

As the wind died down and the sun made a rare appearance, Stenson delivered the coup de grace with a hat-trick of birdies at the 14th, 15th and 16th giving him a two-shot advantage with two holes to play. Lefty was two shots better than anyone else in the field. He wasn't going to give it to me so I had to pull away. "I'm just delighted I managed t...

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  • O's start 2nd half of season with road win
O's start 2nd half of season with road win

The knack for thriving under the radar has nearly become the Orioles status quo in recent times and this year is no different. However in the top of the third the Birds got back on track. The Eastern League All-Star, 25, was 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 39 innings for Bowie. Tampa Bay are 3-13 in their last 16 games on astroturf and a...

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  • I'll show Mourinho I can be important for Manchester United - Pereira
I'll show Mourinho I can be important for Manchester United - Pereira

Let's go step by step". First, the players. I am the last one after them. He said he preferred it if the supporters' plaudits went to his players rather than himself. "It's very important for me", Andreas reiterated. However, the Brazil Under-20 worldwide was overlooked towards the end of the campaign and his last outing was a handful of mi...

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  • I'll take my story to my grave: Salman Khan
I'll take my story to my grave: Salman Khan

Sania said there could be no replacement for her partner Martina Hingis in India, but she hoped Prarthana could take the mantle from her. Sania , who looked least happy with the question posed at her, retorted with an apt reply. Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says he has no plans to write his autobiography and would like his story to get burie...

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  • Brad Keselowski Saves Fuel, Wins Kentucky Yet Again
Brad Keselowski Saves Fuel, Wins Kentucky Yet Again

But NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers still had a rough night at the Quaker State 400 on Saturday. For the third time in the race's history, it was Keselowski heading to victory lane, having milked his No. 18 Toyota, with the race going one circuit past its scheduled 200 laps after a late caution. Busch hit the wall in the final evening practice and we...

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  • Team owner Hendrick hopeful Earnhardt returns at Brickyard
Team owner Hendrick hopeful Earnhardt returns at Brickyard

Hendrick said when he first asked Gordon about driving, he thought he was joking. Gordon , who retired at the end of last season after a long, Hall-of-Fame type career, agreed to replace Earnhardt in next week's race at IMS if his former Hendrick teammate is not cleared by a doctor to return to the vehicle.

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  • Henrik Stenson edges Phil Mickelson to win British Open
Henrik Stenson edges Phil Mickelson to win British Open

Phil Mickelson joked Thursday that the golf gods had kept him from being the only player to shoot a 62 in a major championship, his bid on the final hole at Royal Troon in the 145th British Open somehow staying out of the hole and setting up camp on the lip of the cup.

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  • Jarlinson Pantano wins brutal 15th stage of Tour de France
Jarlinson Pantano wins brutal 15th stage of Tour de France

The defending victor of the Tour de France is continuing to show off his strength in the mountains and he is really beginning to put everyone away. On the last categorised climb of the day, the Grand Colombier "laces", the group was down to two with Majka dropping Pantano before the summit.

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