• Cyclist Cummings wins Tour de France Stage 7
Cyclist Cummings wins Tour de France Stage 7

Nairo Quintana admitted he let his guard down on stage eight of the Tour de France, allowing Chris Froome to take the win and move into the overall lead. Cummings shook his head in disbelief as he approached the line then raised both arms, pumped his fist, and kissed his wrist. No one could follow Froome, who won the stage ahead of Ireland's Dan ...

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  • Milos Raonic faces Andy Murray in Wimbledon final
Milos Raonic faces Andy Murray in Wimbledon final

Murray hit just nine unforced errors to 30 from Berdych over the three sets. Meanwhile, the women's final at Wimbledon takes place on Saturday, with Serena Williams the heavy -400 betting favourite against Angelique Kerber at the sportsbooks.

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  • Key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final
Key factors that will decide the Portugal-France Euro 2016 final

Portugal betting matchup at Stade de France. In 2004, Ronaldo reached the final of the European championship but ended in tears as they were beaten 0-1 by Greece. "If there is an anti-Ronaldo plan, no one has yet found the recipe", Deschamps said. Asked how he transmitted his winning mentality to his players, he said: "It's the quality of th...

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  • Euro 2016: Ronaldo: France are favourites, but Portugal will win
Euro 2016: Ronaldo: France are favourites, but Portugal will win

But he said: "It's the players' attributes, first and foremost and also the mindset". But he gave him a second chance, and Payet responded with three goals at Euro 2016, helping France through laborious early wins against Romania and Albania.

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  • Dwyane Wade Pens Open Letter:
Dwyane Wade Pens Open Letter: "I Want to Thank the Miami Community"

Several reports have previously claimed that Wade is being recruited by former teammate LeBron James to join the Cleveland Cavaliers. Dwyane Wade danced onto the stage holding TV host Kelly Ripa's hand Thursday morning, settled into his chair and smiled broadly as the studio audience roared with cheers and applause.

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  • Mike Conley and Grizzlies agree to the biggest National Basketball Association contract ever
Mike Conley and Grizzlies agree to the biggest National Basketball Association contract ever

Last season with the Mavs, Parsons averaged 13.7 points and 4.7 rebounds a game, while playing 29.5 minutes a night. The Memphis Grizzlies and Los Angeles Lakers are among suitors for Parsons, sources told ESPN . There are a lot of additional Portland Trail Blazers rumors, including that the team wants to sign Evan Turner and Dwight Howard i...

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  • Sprinters eye first yellow jersey of 2016 Tour de France
Sprinters eye first yellow jersey of 2016 Tour de France

But I am still preparing and I hope this year that I can respond to his attacks. Colombian rider Nairo Quintana finished second to Froome previous year and looks likely to be his main rival for the yellow jersey once again. The time lost there by Quintana, 90 seconds, arguably cost him the Tour, which he lost to Froome by 62. "I still want to b...

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  • In US: Justice Department opens criminal probe into black Louisiana man's death
In US: Justice Department opens criminal probe into black Louisiana man's death

Pitcher, surrounded by members of the Nation of Islam and local community leaders, said they want the officers implicated in the shooting-Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II-arrested and charged with murder. "I want them to be in prison", McMillon said. The man was wounded by police. Sterling's trousers pocket as he was dying, according to images ...

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  • Serena lands Grand Slam title no 22
Serena lands Grand Slam title no 22

Roberta Vinci had thwarted Williams' attempt at the calendar year Grand Slam at the 2015 US Open, Kerber had won at Melbourne while Muguruza had beaten her at Paris. "But I think, in general, the entire situation is extremely sad, especially for someone like me". Her technique already was just handsome. That earned Williams a $10,000 fine, bu...

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  • Mark Hunt documentary in the works
Mark Hunt documentary in the works

Win and Lesnar will be the man in the WWE, lose and his image could possibly be tarnished. Granted, I doubt the outcome of Lesnar's fight against Mark Hunt this Saturday will have any bearing on WWE's choice of opponent, but what if Lesnar gets legit injured in the octagon? However, to see the main card and Brock's big return to the Octagon...

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  • Roger Federer takes tumble, loses to Milos Raonic in Wimbledon semifinal
Roger Federer takes tumble, loses to Milos Raonic in Wimbledon semifinal

Today I sort of persevered, I was sort of plugging away. "So close. It was really so, so close", Federer said. Raonic, who lost in the semifinals to Federer in 2014, is seeking to become the first Canadian man to reach a Grand Slam final.

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  • Portugal seek revenge for past agony against France
Portugal seek revenge for past agony against France

You are on another planet... He is one of the most talented young players in his position in Europe and France's loss has been Portugal's gain. Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal stand in their way at the Stade de France - a ground that 240 days earlier was targeted by terrorists during a sickening night of attacks across Paris .

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  • Blake completes Jamaican sprint double in Bolt's absence
Blake completes Jamaican sprint double in Bolt's absence

Warren Blake, JAAA president, and Ludlow Watts, team manager for Jamaica's Olympics athletics team, are hopeful that Bolt would compete at the London Anniversary Games on July 22 and prove his fitness. "Crazy stuff always happens in an Olympic year, " said Bolt's main challenger, Justin Gatlin, who cruised through his 100-meter preliminary in a...

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  • Need to limit Ronaldo's influence in final: France coach Deschamps
Need to limit Ronaldo's influence in final: France coach Deschamps

This time, Ronaldo could be in for a disappointment. The threat the Portuguese posse from set pieces is, he says, something that the hosts will have to be especially alert to. That could hinge on whether Pepe recovers from the thigh muscle injury that kept him out of the 2-0 victory over Wales. It's my work with my staff.

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  • Formula One: Hamilton grabs dramatic pole ahead of Rosberg
Formula One: Hamilton grabs dramatic pole ahead of Rosberg

Hamilton, who trails Rosberg by 11 points in Formula One, is seeking a third consecutive home win to take the lead in the title race for the first time this year. The Ferrari driver was penalised with a five-place grid drop at the last race in Austria after an unscheduled gearbox change, and he faces the same fate here after reporting a problem in ...

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  • Cummings powers to Tour stage win
Cummings powers to Tour stage win

The initial 10-rider chase group, including the likes of Van Avermaet and Vincenzo Nibali, soon dwindled to five as the pace set by Cummings, who crested the top of the Col d'Aspin with a minute lead, began to bite. "The teammates were flawless, but at the end it was a mistake from myself". He was on his own when the arch hit him as he'd attacked...

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  • Kevin Durant joins Warriors
Kevin Durant joins Warriors

The Warriors formally announced the signing of the six-time All-Star on Thursday and were set to introduce him with fanfare at a news conference at the team's downtown Oakland practice facility, where screens read, "WELCOME KD TO DUB NATION".

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  • Dallas shootings have 'shaken the soul of our nation'
Dallas shootings have 'shaken the soul of our nation'

The attack by a black gunman targeting white police officers occurred as marchers in Dallas were protesting separate shooting deaths of two black men by police earlier this week, which appeared similar to shootings that spawned the Black Lives Matter movement.

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  • Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training
Portugal boosted by return of Pepe to training

This time , Ronaldo could be in for a disappointment. "We can really talk about having a team now", he said. We don't claim to have the power to solve all the problems of the French people. Chris Coleman's squad left France as semi-finalists; they returned to Wales as heroes. Ronaldo could succeed where Figo, Costa and Eusebio failed befor...

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  • Hend, Aguilar set pace at windy Scottish Open
Hend, Aguilar set pace at windy Scottish Open

The Antrim man picked up four birdies and two bogeys, both of which came on the tricky front nine and he explained how hard the greens were playing. "I didn't even think about winning because this is the first time for me", Park said through an interpreter.

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