• Murray beats Raonic in 3 sets for 2nd Wimbledon championship
Murray beats Raonic in 3 sets for 2nd Wimbledon championship

The 25-year-old Raonic, who was bidding to become Canada's first grand slam champion, admitted he still had a lot to work on. Murray's win meant he avoided becoming the first man to lose in the final of the first three majors of the year in the professional era - having succumbed to Djokovic in Australia and France.

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  • Nunes stuns Tate to take bantamweight belt at UFC 200
Nunes stuns Tate to take bantamweight belt at UFC 200

The 38-year-old native of Webster, South Dakota made a triumphant return to the Octagon as he outclassed number 8-rated heavyweight Mark Hunt in the co-headliner of UFC 200 on Saturday, July 9 (Sunday Manila time), winning a unanimous decision of 29-27 on all 3 scorecards.

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  • Murray takes on Raonic in Wimbledon final
Murray takes on Raonic in Wimbledon final

Then, with a grand slam title still tantalisingly elusive, he reached out to a former great in Ivan Lendl, who had stood in Murray's shoes and helped him take the final step, winning Olympic gold and then the US Open and Wimbledon . Strengths: Murray's game is made for Wimbledon and he is at home on grass, as his 101-17 lifetime record on t...

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  • Russian athletes petitioning for eligibility to Brazil Games
Russian athletes petitioning for eligibility to Brazil Games

In February 2013, Stepanova was given a two-year ban for doping and both her and husband Vitaly Stepanov, a drug-testing official, later revealed to the World Anti Doping Agency investigation the shocking level of cheating among Russian athletes.

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  • Manchester United offer Juventus Juan Mata in exchange for Paul Pogba
Manchester United offer Juventus Juan Mata in exchange for Paul Pogba

Pogba was offered to Real Madrid in 2012 after he chose to leave Manchester United in search of more first-team opportunities, however, Perez opted not to sign the Frenchman. Manchester United have remained persistent in their efforts to sign Pogba though, despite Juve remaining steadfast in their desire to hold on to the player.

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  • Wales on 'cloud nine' - Robson-Kanu
Wales on 'cloud nine' - Robson-Kanu

And Bale dismissed suggestions that the semi-final would be all about him against Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo. Wales' attitude and aptitude in Lille - and throughout the tournament - not only pleased Coleman but filled the manager with pride.

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  • Murray, Raonic look to super coaches for Wimbledon glory
Murray, Raonic look to super coaches for Wimbledon glory

It's already been a successful Wimbledon tournament for the Scottish star, who is set to play in the final on Sunday against Milos Raonic. Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning the men's singles final against Canada's Milos Raonic.

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  • Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors
Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors

The Warriors have a reputation of shooting 3s and running the floor which are two skills Durant has, therefore, Durant will not have to change his playing style once he arrives in Oakland. "Nothing in this league is easy". After all, players like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Magic Johnson never played for more than one team during their careers...

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  • Basketball: Local players react to Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat
Basketball: Local players react to Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat

Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported on the Dunleavy trade , as well as Wade's decision to secure a homecoming to the Windy City on a two-year, $47.5 million contract after 13 seasons with the Miami Heat. The question is: Just what are the Bulls getting into? "It's Jimmy's team", Rondo said Thursday afternoon in his Bulls introdu...

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  • Andy Murray To Play For Second Wimbledon Title
Andy Murray To Play For Second Wimbledon Title

A win for Raonic would have made him the first player outside the so-called Big Four (Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray) to win Wimbledon since Lleyton Hewitt's victory way back in 2002. He did not lack for daring, either, with ball in hand or off the ground, but one of his many raids on the net behind the slice cost him his serve in the seventh ...

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  • 'Manchester United should spend £100m Pogba money on Payet and Kante'
'Manchester United should spend £100m Pogba money on Payet and Kante'

Pogba is wanted by new United manager Jose Mourinho as the Portuguese's fourth signing of the summer. He would also be offered wages worth €13m per season over a five-year contract. Kante, a defensive midfielder, is on the books of Premier League champions Leicester City at the moment, while attacking midfielder Payet now plays for West Ham Unit...

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  • France, Portugal head for Euro 2016 final showdown
France, Portugal head for Euro 2016 final showdown

The new Valencia winger has seen his career rejuvenated and has been sensational at Euro, scoring three goals, including one against Wales in the semifinal. France have been dominant in the midfield with Paul Pogba, and have gotten an offensive surge from Antoine Griezmann. "If there is an anti-Ronaldo plan, no one has yet found the recipe", D...

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  • Yankees take down Indians in extra innings
Yankees take down Indians in extra innings

Tyler Glasnow (0-1) was charged with four runs in 5 1/3 innings in his debut. Salazar gave up a single to Chase "Let's tackle other players because I'll never get caught" Headley and then deflected a ball up the middle from Rob Refsnyder , allowing him to make it to first.

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  • Nunes stuns Tate to claim title in UFC 200 main event
Nunes stuns Tate to claim title in UFC 200 main event

What is her professional MMA record? "This is fantastic", Nunes said. The new champion said: 'I always have things to work on and try to make things happen in my life. "It should be noted, this is the first time since 2006 that we do not have a Brazilian UFC champion", said Mike Goldberg during the Fight Pass Prelims portion of the UFC 200 ca...

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  • Murray and Raonic go to tiebreaker in 2nd set
Murray and Raonic go to tiebreaker in 2nd set

With his victory, the 29-year-old avoided becoming the first man in the Open Era to lose the opening three grand slam finals in a season. Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., is the only Canadian female to play in a Grand Slam singles final.

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  • Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones in UFC 200 Fight Against Daniel Cormier
Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones in UFC 200 Fight Against Daniel Cormier

But on Wednesday, Jones was pulled from the fight because of a possible anti-doping violation. The UFC adheres to the recommendation of the USADA and doesn't allow a fighter to go who had a positive doping test. "I'm here to challenge myself", Silva said at the hastily-arranged press conference . Secondly, Cormier getting a fight and a cha...

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  • Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile
Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, claims in a viral Facebook Live video that he informed the officer he was armed and had a permit to carry. Thomas Kelly, an attorney for Yanez, did not immediately return a call seeking comment after the officers were identified Thursday.

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  • Brock Lesnar to face Randy Orton at SummerSlam
Brock Lesnar to face Randy Orton at SummerSlam

Lesnar, 38, is still a member of the WWE roster and will perform next month at the SummerSlam pay-per-view event. It seems Orton knows that he will be facing Lesnar one way or the other and the much-needed rest could have been the factor for his long absence in the WWE .

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  • Injured Mets Syndergaard, Cespedes out of All-Star Game
Injured Mets Syndergaard, Cespedes out of All-Star Game

Both Cespedes and Syndergaard were selected for Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, but their participation in the Mid-Summer Classic is now in doubt. Twins' Buxton injured • Minnesota center fielder Byron Buxton suffered a right leg injury Friday night at Texas, crashing into the center field wall while trying to make a leaping catch on Rougned Odor's ...

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  • France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal
France seeks healing final victory vs underachiever Portugal

The final at the Stade de France will be Portugal's 35th European Championship game, the most any team has played in the tournament without ever lifting the cup. Wales excelled during their time in France , progressing all the way to the semifinals in their first major tournament appearance since 1958. It's "La Grande Finale" between France ...

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