• Halep into women's singles final at Roland Garros, faces Ostapenko next
Halep into women's singles final at Roland Garros, faces Ostapenko next

Halep, thus, has moved one match away from realising her dream - becoming a Grand Slam champion and the world No.1 at the same time. Czech second seed Plíšková would have become world number one next week had she won the second semi-final.

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  • Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection
Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

Not against the Warriors and their all-world assemblage of talent. As this best-of-seven series moves to Game 4, scheduled for tomorrow night in Cleveland , the only question left seems to be whether the Warriors can become the first team in N.B.A.

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  • US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit
US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

This had the effect of galvanising other countries in their determination to tackle greenhouse gas emissions. Italy said a United States official left the meeting early. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers farewell remarks to State Department employees at the State Department in Washington. They are considering declaring all of Cali...

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  • Hugo Lloris Stays As France Captain Against England Despite Sweden Blunder
Hugo Lloris Stays As France Captain Against England Despite Sweden Blunder

But rather than invite competition, France are rallying behind their man. "He's a great leader with Tottenham, he's a great man and he's a great player", Lloris said to L'Equipe. Lloris suggested last week Mbappe would be best advised to prioritise first-team football at this stage of his development but his manager stopped short of echoing those...

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  • First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French title
First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French title

But in a few years' time, perhaps we will come to realize that rather than simply filling a void, this was the first of many major triumphs for Ostapenko. It was a match filled with wild momentum swings between two players displaying completely disparate styles: Ostapenko's grip-it-and-rip-it approach vs.

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  • Lonzo Ball showed poor conditioning in Lakers workout
Lonzo Ball showed poor conditioning in Lakers workout

Los Angeles Lakers legend James Worthy is not a part of Magic Johnson's team that is evaluating prospects ahead of the 2017 NBA Draft . But as we've seen in past years, Jordan can hold his own against current National Basketball Association talent.

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  • Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals
Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Under pressure from the Kiwis towards the end of race three, Artemis skipper Nathan Outteridge was sprinting to the portside wheel when he lost his footing and slid off the boat. But it ultimately was not enough as Artemis crossed the line 13 seconds ahead of their rivals. Both teams have had to overcome problems in their quest to become the challe...

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  • Kohli tops ICC ODI batting chart, Dhawan in top-10
Kohli tops ICC ODI batting chart, Dhawan in top-10

In the bowling ranks, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar shares the 23rd spot with Afghanistan's Hamza Hotak jumping ahead 13 places. Umesh Yadav has gained two places and is now 41st, while Jasprit Bumrah is 43rd after rising three places. He overtakes South Africa's Imran Tahir at the top of the rankings, with another Australian third in Mitchell Starc. But S...

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  • McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list
McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

The Astros will get Musgrove back on Monday when they host the Texas Rangers (30-32) in the opener of a three-game series between the in-state rivals. The Houston Astros placed right-hander Lance McCullers on the 10-day disabled list with a back problem on Monday, another blow to a rotation decimated by injuries .

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  • Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal
Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal

Armstrong has also led the Yahoo integration efforts after the deal was announced previous year. This tough task falls squarely on the shoulders of Tim Armstrong , the AOL boss who is now CEO of Oath . The telecommunications giant confirmed in a press release that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has opted to resign now that the sale is finalize...

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  • Ten-man France down England in lively friendly
Ten-man France down England in lively friendly

Ousmane Dembele offered 10-man France the success (78), locating the bottom edge from 15 yards as England finished the season on a sour note. England took the lead through Kane from close range (9), but France equalised 12 mins later on thanks to Samuel Umtiti's rebounded initiative.

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  • Stuart Hogg may have lost sight if he stayed with the Lions
Stuart Hogg may have lost sight if he stayed with the Lions

Biggar converted and they went into the break all square at 10-10. Biggar could not add the conversion and Sopoaga narrowed the score to 15-13 with another penalty . The Crusaders made the scrum a big talking point after the Lions defeated them 12-3 on Saturday, insisting the tourists struggled at the set-piece.

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Golden State took the best-of-seven series 4-1, reclaiming the throne they lost to the Cavaliers a year ago. After dominating the 2017 NBA Playoffs , will anyone keep the Golden State Warriors from winning the NBA Finals again next season? "I remember the first day of camp and I walk into camp, and I didn't know what to expect, I didn't...

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  • Road to back-to-back Stanley Cups not easy for Pittsburgh Penguins
Road to back-to-back Stanley Cups not easy for Pittsburgh Penguins

In the previous campaign finals, they defeated San Jose Sharks, while this year they were battling against Nashville Predators , the team which appeared for the first time in history in the finals. Matt Murray stopped 27 shots for Pittsburgh , including four critical saves when Nashville failed to capitalize on 3:28 of power-play time midway...

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

But it is unlikely to have more talent judging by comments from stars of the National Basketball Association. Sounding drained but resolute after his Cavs came up short against the Warriors for the 2017 National Basketball Association title, James said he wouldn't be playing much ball this summer, but he'd be watching.

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  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1
Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

The first Manatee County player selected Monday was State College of Florida's Brendon Little. The first night of the 2017 MLB Draft provided excitement throughout, especially as teams went against mock draft projections with quite a few of the early picks.

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  • Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory
Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

He also had to push the seven-time champion to the brink on his tail for the final laps. When asked if he's surprised that Dillon had enough gas to reach the finish line, Busch said, "I'm not surprised by anything". "That's two of the last three years that we have lost on fuel mileage and that kind of stinks", Truex said. Sunday was no differen...

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  • Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr
Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr

One victory away, and no matter any National Basketball Association inspection of Friday night's altercations, the Warriors will have Green and an opportunity for a second championship in this Finals Trilogy. "We had a objective and we cut down some of our mistakes we have been making those first three games and were able to play well". "Nah, I...

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  • Jutanugarn wins Manulife in playoff
Jutanugarn wins Manulife in playoff

Ariya put her right hand to her mouth in disbelief and then burst into tears after holing a 30-footer at the first extra hole to outlast American Lexi Thompson and South Korean Chun In-gee in Cambridge, Ontario. The long-hitting Jutanugarn had an unspectacular but steady round of four birdies and one bogey for a three-under 69 and a four-round to...

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  • New York Jets release WR Eric Decker after attempting to trade him
New York Jets release WR Eric Decker after attempting to trade him

Although they had a clear lack of depth at receiver going into the offseason, the Ravens didn't do anything to fix that problem during the draft or free agency. With Decker gone, the Jets' top two receivers are Quincy Enunwa and Robby Anderson , who have a combined total of 122 career catches. That means he is free to sign with whoever he wa...

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  • Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel
Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Fleetingly, perhaps, the Ferrari juggernaut has been halted and Hamilton , whose immaculate weekend was rounded off by his feat of matching Senna's 65 pole positions, was clearly in a mood to make hay while the sun shone. Sebastian Vettel , who started alongside Hamilton from the front row, became collateral damage of the Dutchman's sizzling start...

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  • Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners
Donaldson's homer leads Blue Jays to 4-0 win over Mariners

Paxton suffered his first loss. Justin Smoak might just turn into a huge bargain for the Blue Jays , as he makes $4.125 million this season and next year, with a team option worth $6 million in place for the 2019 Major League Baseball season.

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  • Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end
Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

And after putting up an iffy performance against New Zealand , Steve Smith's men will be doubly keen to come away with a victory over Bangladesh in this Champions Trophy 2017 match . Opener Tamim Iqbal (95) was the only Bangladesh batsman to offer resistance against some fine bowling as the Aussies ran through the batting order in 44.3 ...

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  • Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats
Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

He hasn't been shy about his desire to get drafted by the second-picking Lakers, because they play in his native Southern California. Fantasy Impact: Smith is a solid National Basketball Association ready point guard who averaged over 18 points per game and over six assists per game at NC State last season.

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  • French Open champion Rafael Nadal
French Open champion Rafael Nadal

I try my best in all the events but the feeling I have here is impossible to describe. "The feeling I have here is impossible to describe". I played against the biggest clay-court player ever. Nadal was irresistible nearly from the off on Sunday, showing the kind of form that had seen him breeze through to the final while dropping just 29 games.

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  • England U20 triumph can build momentum - Southgate
England U20 triumph can build momentum - Southgate

England are on top of the world after Dominic Calvert-Lewin etched his name into the history books on a glorious night for the national game. "The second half was a real grind for us". Ojo appeared as a substitute in that semi-final and played an important role, setting up two of the goals and earning himself another substitute appearance in the...

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  • England to rotate goalkeepers in France friendly
England to rotate goalkeepers in France friendly

For Scotland , the late heartbreak means its chances of automatic qualification remain remote at best with the gap to England at six, while it is three points off second. " Joe Hart was never going to play both games", said former England global Danny Mills on the BBC. Very quickly, in fact. "We'll have to assess physically what has been ...

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  • Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up
Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up

Goble indicated that he "failed to properly communicate" that Kerr was the recipient of the technical and not Green. Officials then went over to the scorer's table for a few minutes, and it became apparent that the ejection was being called into question.

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  • Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones
Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

As the host of "The Alex Jones Show" and the operator of the right-wing website Infowars , Mr. Jones has a wide following. He called his interview experience with Kelly "cross-examination", and said the interview lasted from 9:30 a.m.

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  • Phillies select OF Adam Haseley with 8th overall pick in MLB Draft
Phillies select OF Adam Haseley with 8th overall pick in MLB Draft

Both Smith and Haseley were first-team All-ACC selections in 2017, a season that saw their rise up the boards. "He was a late first-rounder and then he kept hitting and hitting and everyone was coming to see Pavin Smith, too. Phillies Director of Amateur Scouting Johnny Almaraz said Haseley could play all three outfield positions. "He's got elite...

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