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  • Hawkins demolishes Ding to reach snooker semis

    Hawkins demolishes Ding to reach snooker semis

    Barry Hawkins booked his place in the semi-finals of the snooker Betfred World Championship with a ruthless demolition of third seed Ding Junhui. Hawkins took an 11-5 lead into the final session at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield and wasted no...

  • Madrid see off Bayern to reach third straight Champions League final

    Madrid see off Bayern to reach third straight Champions League final

    Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for a third year in a row after taking advantage of Bayern Munich’s carelessness in attack and defence to draw 2-2 in their semi-final second leg on Tuesday, winning 4-3 on aggregate. Bayern...

  • Watch: World Cup trophy arrives in Russia

    Watch: World Cup trophy arrives in Russia

    The FIFA World Cup Trophy arrived in the far eastern Russian city Vladivostok on Tuesday as part of its global tour ahead of this summer's soccer championship. Among those at the ceremony welcoming the trophy to Russia was Brazilian World Cup...

  • Watch: Short-handed Celtics rout 76ers in Game 1

    Watch: Short-handed Celtics rout 76ers in Game 1

    The trio of Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum and Al Horford combined for 83 points as the host Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-101 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Monday night. Rozier scored a career-playoff-high 29...

  • Watch: LeBron's 45 leads Cavs to Game 7 win over Pacers

    Watch: LeBron's 45 leads Cavs to Game 7 win over Pacers

    LeBron James scored 45 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 105-101 in the decisive seventh game of their first-round playoff series Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Cavaliers will meet the host Toronto Raptors...

  • Watch: Brazilian Koxa handed 'world record' for riding 80-foot wave

    Watch: Brazilian Koxa handed 'world record' for riding 80-foot wave

    Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa was named a 'world record holder' at the weekend after the judging panel at the World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards decided he had ridden an 80-foot (24.38m) wave in Portugal last year. Koxa won the "Biggest Wave"...

  • Simeone hat-trick deals Napoli title hopes a severe blow

    Simeone hat-trick deals Napoli title hopes a severe blow

    Napoli's Serie A title hopes were dealt a potentially fatal blow on Sunday when they slumped to a 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina after defender Kalidou Koulibaly was sent off in the eighth minute and their rivals took advantage with a Giovanni Simeone...

  • Late Fellaini header condemns Wenger to Old Trafford defeat

    Late Fellaini header condemns Wenger to Old Trafford defeat

    Arsene Wenger's final match at Old Trafford as Arsenal manager ended in defeat with a stoppage time header from substitute Marouane Fellaini earning the points for second-placed Manchester United. Paul Pogba drove United into the lead in the 16th...

  • Watch: Piciollo's stunner puts City in final

    Watch: Piciollo's stunner puts City in final

    VALLETTA         2 Denni 80 Piciollo 83 BALZAN          1 Alves 67 Ten-man Valletta gave a clear testament of their champion pedigree when they came from behind to beat Balzan and book their place in the FA Trophy final. Goals from Denni and...

  • Man City close in on points record with 4-1 win at West Ham

    Man City close in on points record with 4-1 win at West Ham

    Manchester City secured a comfortable 4-1 win over West Ham United at the London Stadium on Sunday to move within two of the Premier League's single-season points record. PFA Young Player of the Year Leroy Sane got City -- already confirmed as...

  • Watch: Rozier, Horford lead Celtics past Bucks in Game 7

    Watch: Rozier, Horford lead Celtics past Bucks in Game 7

    Terry Rozier had a playoff-career-high 26 points and Al Horford tied his playoff best with 26 points and eight rebounds as the host Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 112-96 in Game 7 of their first-round series Saturday night. Jayson Tatum...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Mitchell, Jazz oust Westbrook, Thunder

    Watch: NBA roundup: Mitchell, Jazz oust Westbrook, Thunder

    Rookie star Donovan Mitchell scored 38 points in Game 6 and the Utah Jazz closed out the Western Conference first-round series with a 96-91 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. The Jazz...

  • Lucky Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    Lucky Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton won a crash-littered, chaotic and entirely unpredictable Azerbaijan Grand Prix to seize the Formula One championship lead on Sunday and hand Mercedes their first victory of the season. In a race where the safety car again played a...

  • Celtic thrash Rangers to secure seventh straight title

    Celtic thrash Rangers to secure seventh straight title

    Celtic clinched their seventh successive Ladbrokes Premiership title in stunning style with a 5-0 thrashing of ragged rivals Rangers at Parkhead. Odsonne Edouard, the 20-year-old French striker on loan from Paris St Germain, scored a first-half...

  • City eye double, Balzan seek revenge in semi-final

    City eye double, Balzan seek revenge in semi-final

    Football is a game that provides different emotions to players and fans and the last seven days Valletta and Balzan experienced contrasting feelings after a dramatic end to the Premier League season. Valletta were on fiesta mode after winning...

  • Juve's late rally sinks ten-man Inter

    Juve's late rally sinks ten-man Inter

    Serie A leaders Juventus scored twice in the last five minutes to win 3-2 at Inter who had earlier come from behind to lead despite playing with ten men in an extraordinary Serie A match at San Siro last night. Juve’s win took them four points...

  • Watch: O'Sullivan crashes out of World Championship

    Watch: O'Sullivan crashes out of World Championship

    Ronnie O'Sullivan crashed out of the Betfred World Championship after a bitter mid-match spat with Ali Carter at the Crucible. Five-time world champion O'Sullivan snapped at Carter in the 19th frame of their second-round match, describing the...

  • Fabregas effort enough as Chelsea edge Swansea

    Fabregas effort enough as Chelsea edge Swansea

    Chelsea’s chase for a top-four Premier League spot gathered pace as Cesc Fabregas scored a landmark goal to deepen Swansea’s relegation concerns. Fabregas struck as early as the fourth minute on a wet night in south Wales - his 50thPremier League...

  • Birkirkara clinch Trophy final berth

    Birkirkara clinch Trophy final berth

    BIRKIRKARA 1 Rolovic 49 SLIEMA WANDERERS 1 Temile 62 (Birkirkara win 3-2 on penalties) Penalty sequence M. Scerri (S) misses 0-0; E. Herrera (B) misses 0-0; E. Agius (S) misses 0-0; S. Dimitrov (B) scores 0-1; M. Muchardi (S) misses 0-1; W. Acosta...

  • Updated: Vettel takes pole in Baku

    Updated: Vettel takes pole in Baku

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel has laid down the title gauntlet to Lewis Hamilton after beating his rival to pole position in Azerbaijan. Vettel, nine points clear of Hamilton in the standings, finished 0.179 seconds clear of the Mercedes...