• Artemis skipper takes a dive, avoids disaster
Artemis skipper takes a dive, avoids disaster

SoftBank's hopes were dealt a blow shortly before Friday's race, when its boat struck an unidentified object in the water. Artemis had been almost flawless in Race 2, leading wire-to-wire and staying on its hydrofoils the whole way. Burling said the extra day to work on their boat after Thursday's races were postponed because of high winds, was a...

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  • Federer to play veteran Tommy Haas at Stuttgart Open
Federer to play veteran Tommy Haas at Stuttgart Open

The Swiss maestro has taken the last two months off after what he described as a surprisingly successful start to the year that resulted in victory at the Australian Open and then the Indian Wells-Miami Masters double. So being injured was a new experience for me, but when I was back on the practice courts again, that's when I started to miss the...

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  • Andre Silva: Milan can win Serie A
Andre Silva: Milan can win Serie A

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The fee for the sought-after striker, who scored 21 goals for Porto last season, could end rising to 40million euros (£35m), the Portuguese club said on their website. He will play alongside his iconic global team-mate, Real Madrid star Ronaldo, at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation th...

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  • Yoenis Cespedes back in Mets' lineup despite sore heel
Yoenis Cespedes back in Mets' lineup despite sore heel

Robert Gsellman (5-3) won his third straight start. The final three all came after deGrom allowed the leadoff batter to reach base. "This is not the first time this heel thing has flared up", Collins said of Cespedes' injury. "I definitely wanted to have a good one, and I was fortunate enough tonight that I did", deGrom said of his start. Smi...

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  • Everton in talks with Sunderland over £30m deal for Jordan Pickford
Everton in talks with Sunderland over £30m deal for Jordan Pickford

Should the terms of each of the add-ons be met, Pickford would become Everton's record signing, eclipsing the £28million they shelled out for Romelu Lukaku in 2014. Joel Robles has far from impressed this season in the American's place, and Everton have been keen to land a more long-term number one. The Toffees are looking busy in the tran...

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  • Dembele scores winner as 10-man France beats England 3-2
Dembele scores winner as 10-man France beats England 3-2

It threatened to be another frustrating night for France at the hands of technology, with Varane sent off two minutes into the second half for conceding a penalty. "This game time is not an exact science". Match referee Davide Massa awarded it after Varane fouled midfielder Dele Alli and then, after using the video referral system, brandished...

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  • Jets to release Eric Decker on Tuesday
Jets to release Eric Decker on Tuesday

With Decker gone, the Jets' top two receivers are Quincy Enunwa and Robby Anderson , who have a combined total of 122 career catches. "I think we've been focused on trying to create opportunities for a lot of players on this roster".

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  • Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez has 'finalised' deal to sign for Manchester City
Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez has 'finalised' deal to sign for Manchester City

The Arsenal forward is approaching the final 12 months of his contract and has so far refused all offers from the club to extend his deal. "I think Ozil will stay but Sanchez will probably go and losing 30 goals is really damaging". However, the Mirror claim Arsenal are not prepared to sell to their Premier League rivals and Sanchez fea...

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  • Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move
Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move

Alexis Sanchez remains a key Manchester City target but the club are yet to make an official approach to Arsenal , Sky sources understand. Renowned journalistFernandoSolabarrieta has stunned all the fans by reporting that Alexis Sanchez has decided on his future and confirmed that he will play under ex-manager PepGuardiola at ManchesterCity...

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  • NBA Star Rodman to Visit N. Korea on Tues
NBA Star Rodman to Visit N. Korea on Tues

A senior U.S. official said the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed he is not there in any official capacity. This isn't the first time the mercurial former All-Star has visited the communist country. But Rodman apologized , and Bae later thanked the basketball star after he was released, sayin...

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green was allowed to stay on court, though not without earning more admonishment from the fans. The wildly combative and fiery game had 51 personal fouls, seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul and a number of dust-ups. Ayesha Curry took to social media and triggered a social media storm. With that being said, fans of the Cleveland Cavalie...

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  • IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash
IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

The Rainguard Water Sealers 600 is a 372-mile race that is held at Texas Motor Speedway . Ryan Hunter-Reay, left, stands by an emergency worker, right, and his vehicle after being involved into a multicar accident going into Turn 3 during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  • Pakistan through to semi's after beating Sri Lanka
Pakistan through to semi's after beating Sri Lanka

Medium-pacer Fahim Ashraf also struck on his ODI debut when Dinesh Chandimal played on for a duck. His drop sent skipper Angelo Mathews on his knees and it was at this point Sri Lanka completely lost their way. Even the captain suffered the occasional rush of blood, however, and was twice dropped on 38 and 40 by Thisara Perera and substitut...

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  • Eddie Lacy earns $55K for passing latest weigh
Eddie Lacy earns $55K for passing latest weigh

September through December - Lacy must stay below 245 pounds to make his monthly bonus. During OTAs, Lacy explained why he chose to accept the weight incentives in his contract. Weight has been an issue for the former Packer in the past. It it no surprise that the Seahawks want him to lose weight because they like quick backs, with burs...

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  • Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line
Rashford handed wide role against Scotland as captain Kane leads the line

Gordon Strachan's men were now in touching distance of a massive win before captain Harry Kane netted deep into injury-time from a Raheem Sterling centre. "I think you saw both teams going down with cramp", the England boss said at Hampden Park. "You have to somehow find another gear and now it is not a bad point away from home".

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  • Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation
Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation

Inside Uber , some there is some uncertainty about organization's control to change with Kalanick and Michael, his right-hand man, in control, as indicated by one previous representative. He joined Uber in 2013 from Klout Inc.,. The recommendations could include the firing of top managers at the San Francisco-based company, and the board is ...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017

What the Proteas need to figure out is their bowling combination, further complicated by the fact that they need to meet the quota criteria. "It was an incredible innings", de Villiers said. In terms of the number of innings required to reach the 25-century milestone, Amla is comfortably out on his own. It was a vital victory for the Protea...

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  • British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet
British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

But Johnson backed Prime Minister Theresa May and dismissed reports that he might be planning a leadership challenge after she failed to win a parliamentary majority for the Conservative Party in an election. While that to-and-fro was unfolding, several British newspapers were reporting that some prominent Conservatives, including Foreign Secreta...

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  • Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

I thought I deserved it", Kerr said. "But he knows that". Nonetheless, Cleveland Cavaliers fans let the boisterous forward have it in the second half, as they taunted Green by repeatedly chanting, "Draymond sucks". "If we wanted to play more physical, how could we?" None other than Warriors forward Draymond Green who was suspended for one game ...

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  • Roland Garros: Murray edges del Potro
Roland Garros: Murray edges del Potro

Victory will come as light relief for Murray, who has struggled on all surfaces since the turn of the year. But Del Potro avenged that defeat as he rallied from behind to overcome Murray in five sets in last year's Davis Cup semi-finals, with Argentina going on to secure their maiden title.

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