Rain saves Australia with Black Caps well on top

The arrival of Ross Taylor and some tidy bowling from Travis Head combined to slow down the New Zealand charge before Taylor departed departed for a relatively sluggish 46 from 58 deliveries. We've got two more games. Boult at No11 was his one classical wicket - caught behind to make it three in four balls at the end - as he became just the second bowler in the history of the Champions Trophy to take six.

NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17

For the third time in as many years, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will be facing each other for all the marbles in the NBA Finals . Barnes was a key reserve on the "We Believe" team in 2007 that made it to the second round of the playoffs and said his heart never left the East Bay.

Kyle Edmund loses five-set thriller to Kevin Anderson in third round

Edmund and Anderson traded the two opening sets, both through tiebreaks, which were dominated by serve. The British number two is yet to drop a set at Roland Garros this year and blasted his way to a 7-5 6-3 6-1 win in two hours and two minutes.

Sailing - New Zealand pick Britain as America's Cup semi-final foe

Ainslie's four golds make him the most successful Olympic sailor of all-time but Burling is viewed as one of his sport's brightest rising stars, becoming the youngest 49er skipper to win gold alongside Blair Tuke in Rio a year ago. Oracle started that series down two points after being penalized for the biggest cheating scandal in America's Cup history. Oracle then won eight straight races in one of the greatest comebacks in sports to keep the Auld Mug.

Ronaldo beats Messi to become leading Champions trophy goal scorer

Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes. Juve played very well in the first half, creating some opportunities, but in the second half we were very impressive. "In the second half their class, strength and how accustomed they are to winning these games showed through". Ronaldo isn't immune to criticism and when asked about how certain fans in the Bernabeu have reacted to him this season, he simply said that the "numbers don't lie".

We were powerless to resist Real firepower, says Allegri

The Italian champions' defensive wall had been nearly impregnable all season in Europe but was reduced to rubble as Real roared to victory with three goals after the break. It's been a hard season, I've worked hard. Leonardo Bonucci's deep ball was brought down by Alex Sandro, who cut it back to Higuain in the penalty area.

England's paceman ruled out of Champions Trophy

India may have won that match by four runs, but Pakistan has been dominant since, winning 55% of the matches between the two sides. "Leaving the guys out there with nearly 10 men is hard to take, so I'm really pleased the boys managed to get over the line with a win".

Lyon president says 'everything has changed' for Lacazette

Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. "We had given Alex the green light to go to Atletico, the club of his heart", he said. Lyon have admitted that they will sell the 26-year-old if the right bid comes in - and it may well do, given that Arsenal and Manchester United are among the sides circling over the France worldwide.

Demonstrate high level of sporting spirit against India: PCB chief

Lalchand, who appeared in two Tests and four ODIs for India from 1985 to 1987, is now officiating as the head coach of the Afghanistan national team. "You cannot reach out or play the shots away from your body and so it's also important to assess the conditions, not only the pitch conditions but also the weather conditions which can change dramatically during the day", he added.

Convicted Murderer Gets Reprieve in Court

Arthur, 75, was put to death for the 1982 murder of his lover's husband after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution, spurring a dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor , report the Washington Post , and the Montgomery Advertiser .

Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Zinedine Zidane has now led Los Blancos to back-to-back European Cups, whilst it is a league and cup double for the Madrid giants after they wrestled the La Liga title away from Barcelona. Leonardo Bonucci's raking pass was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Gonzalo Higuain kept the ball airborne for Mandzukic to chest it up and send a looping volley over Keylor Navas .

Real's remarkable Ronaldo again delivers when it matters

On Saturday, both publications had openly expressed their desire for Juventus to win at the Principality Stadium but they acknowledged Madrid's triumph with more grace on Sunday. Saturday's 4-1 scoreline was somewhat harsh on Max Allegri's team who had put on an excellent first-half display, going in 1-1 after a wonderful equaliser from Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic.

CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid

I have the opportunity to say that every year. Now 32, most of the tricks are on show only in the warm up as he concentrates his efforts on that instinct and killer touch that all truly great strikers possess and that have helped him plunder at least 40 goals in each of the last seven seasons.

Buffon feels the pain after third final defeat

Ronaldo's 10 goals from the quarterfinal stage on saw him power past Lionel Messi to become the Champions League's top scorer for a fifth successive season. Ronaldo's opener to set another historic mark as the first man to score in three Champions League finals sparked euphoric scenes. "He knows that we are a very good team and that is why we proved it in the second half".

Former Juventus Star Oliseh Hails Real Madrid's UCL Win

Real Madrid wrote another page in the club's gilded history on Saturday as they became the first team to retain the Champions League in its modern expanded format. Of the second half, Bale said: "It was just a bit more confidence". We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid , for me, for the players, for our families.

We Are The Deserving Winners -Sergio Ramos

Now a four-time Champions League victor, Ronaldo finished as the competition's top scorer for the fifth season running, substantially enhancing his chances of matching eternal rival Lionel Messi's tally of five Ballons d'Or. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos , top, after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium stadium in Card.

ICC Champions Trophy- Rain stops India Pak match

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that India will be playing under pressure in their Champions Trophy 2017. These teams worry us more than Pakistan . Missing the services of explosive opener Sharjeel Khan, who is now facing a tribunal for spot-fixing and could face a life ban if found guilty, and Umar Akmal, booted out of the squad and sent home for failing two fitness tests; Pakistan will depend heavily on veteran Shoaib Malik and all-rounder Imad Wasim.

Glenn Whelan Set To Leave Stoke City

Whelan, 33, made his name with Sheffield Wednesday before a 2008 move to Stoke, where he has now racked up nearly 350 appearances in a successful spell at the bet365 Stadium. Whelan has been a mainstay of the Stoke City side ever since helping them to the Premier League back in 2008, with the club now firmly established as a top Premier League club under Mark Hughes.

He was in agony - Del Potro saddened by Almagro injury

Murray holds a 6-3 edge over the giant Argentine, notably downing Del Potro in a gruelling Olympic final to claim a second straight singles gold medal in Rio. Radwanska, seeded ninth at the French Open , beat qualifier Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3. Murray had never lost to a player ranked as low as No.

Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League for 12th time

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow , while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

Astros' Dallas Keuchel improves to 8-0 on Saturday

His eight wins this season lead the majors and he's just one win away from matching his total from previous year, when he struggled in the follow-up to his stellar 2015 season during which he won 20 games and the American League Cy Young Award.

#UCLFinal: Real Madrid Lifts UEFA Champions League Trophy!

Juve's resistance was really broken just three minutes later as Madrid went for the jugular. Cristiano Ronaldo added yet more weight to an already glittering CV as he and Real Madrid made Champions League history on Saturday night, before quickly turning his attention to his detractors.

Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

We played very well in the first half, we thought we had enough to win the game. "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals". "It's one more record, these players deserved it and I did as well because I scored two goals and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League". Overwhelmed and unable to focus when the pressure was really ramped up, Juventus suffered more heartbreak in a European final, just when they looked primed for an assault at ...

UEFA Champions League Final: Ramos shows ugly side before glorious celebration

He has been our coach for 17 months but he has done everything possible". "It's a tremendous joy for the players and for this enormous club", Zidane told beIN Sports Spain. Gonzalo Higuain worked Keylor Navas twice, while Miralem Pjanic's snappy half-volley forced the Madrid goalkeeper to produce a smart one-handed save.

United States not alone in financing global climate fund

Like Musk, many American corporate leaders favored keeping the United States in the agreement - which was reached in Paris in 2015 and signed by almost 200 countries - by asking Trump in an open letter this week to reaffirm commitment to the accord.

Everton and Liverpool linked with move for Anderlecht star

The Polish worldwide plies his trade in Belgium, and according to the Mirror (cited by Sky Sports ), we're set to go toe-to-toe with Merseyside rivals Everton for his services, with his club rating him at around £10m. For us, it seems very unlikely that Teodorczyk would improve our starting XI, and we'd much prefer Danny Ings or the newly signing Dominic Solanke get chances.

Antoine Griezmann contacted Manchester United on Thursday

Contract talks are likely to begin between Griezmann and Atletico following the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, while United are expected to turn their attention elsewhere in their pursuit of a new star forward. It came just hours after a transfer ban on the club was upheld - meaning they could not replace him if he left. However, AS says that won't deter Atletico's plans.

Gareth Bale revels in 'dream come true' as Real Madrid win

Real forward Gareth Bale came on as a 77th-minute substitute in his home city after recovering from a calf injury. I think it's the best second half we've had this season. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice, the second the 600th goal of his remarkable career, with Casemiro and Marco Asensio giving Real a dominant final scoreline as Juventus conceded more in the final than the rest of their entire season run in the competition.

On to the next one: Penguins fall flat, lose Game 3

Volquez no-hits the DiamondbacksVolquez honors Ventura with no-hitterCrasnick: Volquez throwing strikes led to no-hitterMemorial not a good warmup for U.S. He gave up a goal on the second shot he faced, then stopped the last 26 for his fourth Game 3 win of the postseason. Guentzel, already with two game-winning goals in the series, put the Penguins up 1-0 on their second shot with a wrister off a rebound of Ian Cole that beat Rinne just 2:46 into the game.

Gianluigi Buffon cannot explain Juve´s second half Champions League final slump

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri said even his side's rock-like defence was powerless to resist Real Madrid's firepower as the Italian club's hopes of a first Champions League triumph in 21 years ended in heartache yesterday. His second goal, which put Madrid 3-1 ahead in the second half, was also his 600th in his senior career for club and country. Ronaldo's effort was eclipsed seven minutes later by one of the all-time great final goals.

JR Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls

The team turned the ball over a total of 20 times, including eight from LeBron James himself. "I have to be better", Thompson said. The world champs may have gone down, but more importantly, it may have shown them exactly what they need to do moving forward in order to gain an advantage.

Rockies will start Jeff Hoffman Sunday in San Diego

He gave up three runs over 5⁄3 innings while striking out eight batters. He could hold some intriguing DFS value on Sunday's slate. Prior to the start of Friday's game, the Rockies scratched Hoffman from his start with the Albuquerque Isotopes , leading many to speculate what the corresponding move would follow.

Cavaliers vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

Translation: Do anything and everything possible to stop Kevin Durant from driving through the paint and dunking at will with nobody even around him. I'm going to plan on continuing to coach until either he or (Warriors general manager) Bob Myers tells me that it will be different". Iguodala's final stat line from Game 1 wasn't that impressive, though.

Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League

Ronaldo's first goal made the Portuguese star the first player to score in three finals but it was cancelled out by what some are describing as one of the great European Cup final goals. Zinedine Zidane's side continued to pile on the pressure as the second half wore on and were compensated when Casemiro's hit from the edge of the area took a big deflection off Sami Khedira and looped past Buffon into the corner in the 61st minute.

More than 1500 injured in panic after soccer game

According to La Republica , about 1,400 people were hurt, eight of which were seriously injured, one child among them. At least one person was carried away on a stretcher, and ambulances and firefighters were at the scene. Two were reportedly in serious condition. The square was evacuated so quickly it was left strewn with sneakers ripped off people's feet as they ran .