• Lewis Hamilton leads in both practice sessions at Austrian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton leads in both practice sessions at Austrian Grand Prix

But Hamilton refused claiming he already had and walked off. Vettel was given a 10-second drive through penalty, but that was not enough to stop him finishing ahead of Hamilton and increasing his lead overall to 14-points. Williams' miserable weekend in Spielberg continued as both Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll were eliminated in Q1, fini...

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  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands speaks for first time following Wimbledon horror injury
Bethanie Mattek-Sands speaks for first time following Wimbledon horror injury

Mattek-Sands, who was stretchered off Court 17 after she was attended to by trainers for more than 10 minutes, also confirmed she will be out a "while" as she recovers from surgery. "I didn't get a chance to comment and was shifted to the hospital", she said. She kept saying, "Sorana help me, Sorana help me, Sorana help me". "It was like something ...

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  • Hamilton set for gearbox penalty in Austria
Hamilton set for gearbox penalty in Austria

There had been calls for Vettel to be hit with penalties for this race after he drove his auto into Hamilton's at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in protest to what he considered a risky braking manoeuvre. "We had to swap out a spark plug during FP2 (the second session), but the guys did a great job to turn the auto around and we still managed to compl...

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  • China Face Off: Situation Remains Tensed, China Accuses India Of Betrayal
China Face Off: Situation Remains Tensed, China Accuses India Of Betrayal

China has accused India of "betraying" a British-era territorial understanding over the disputed border. "The trespass of Indian border troops into China territory took place at defined Sikkim section of China-India boundary which is violation of 1890 Convention signed between China and Great Britain" Geng Shuang said during his regular pres...

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  • Confederations Cup: Portugal beat Mexico to finish third
Confederations Cup: Portugal beat Mexico to finish third

Petersburg. European champion Portugal was without captain Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star was released from the squad to return home to meet his newborn twins. But despite the big score played the national team of Mexico , it was bright with fire and by and large in no way inferior to formidable opponents, well, the defeat cert...

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  • Novak Djokovic set to face Gael Monfils in Eastbourne final
Novak Djokovic set to face Gael Monfils in Eastbourne final

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic has made his way into the final of the Aegon International, following a straight sets victory over Daniil Medvedev of Russian Federation. A positive Djokovic charged to the net to volley a victor for a hold in the opening game of the second set after Monfils had his first two break points of the match.

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  • Caroline Wozniacki douses British hopes at Eastbourne
Caroline Wozniacki douses British hopes at Eastbourne

Watson , who also defeated Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 6-3, next meets Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki . "Next week is Wimbledon but I made this decision based on looking after my health, regardless of what tournament is coming up".

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  • Road hogs: Crash leaves loose pigs running on interstate
Road hogs: Crash leaves loose pigs running on interstate

It's unclear whether any pigs were injured. Texas officials did no say whether any of the pigs were harmed during the crash. KRLD radio reporter Chelsea Wade reports there were about 200 hogs in the trailer several hours after the 18-wheeler overturned.

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  • Yankees set to call up 3B Miguel Andujar
Yankees set to call up 3B Miguel Andujar

However, when he didn't feel well enough to play Sunday against the Rangers, Holliday was in a 0-for-11 slide. "I think he's probably lost a little weight, he just kind of looks piquant", Girardi said. He flew back to NY for further evaluation. Chris Carter , designated for assignment last week, accepted a minor-league assignment to Scranton/Wil...

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  • Kris Bryant exits game with mild to moderate right ankle sprain
Kris Bryant exits game with mild to moderate right ankle sprain

Facing Lackey, Bryce Harper doubled with two outs in the bottom of the first. Lackey allowed a season-high eight runs and nine hits over 5 1/3 innings. The infielder was named National League Rookie of the Year in 2015 and the Senior Circuit's Most Valuable Player in 2016. OUR PREDICTION: The Cubs are just 6-15 in their last 21 road games, ar...

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  • NBA Awards: Drake Roasts the Currys; Taylor Swift Shocks Westbrook; Draymond's Shorts
NBA Awards: Drake Roasts the Currys; Taylor Swift Shocks Westbrook; Draymond's Shorts

Westbrook played exceptionally well during the past season for the Oklahoma City Thunder and experts took notice of that since Kevin Durant chose to play for the Golden State Warriors . In fact, I called out this years MVP years ago so you gotta respect my knowledge for the game lol. "You make sure I'm on the right track and I'm so appreci...

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  • Thunder's Westbrook named MVP after historic season
Thunder's Westbrook named MVP after historic season

Draymond Green is the Defensive Player of the Year , ending Kawhi Leonard's two-year reign. The Golden State Warriors are the team champions of 2016-17. Russell pointed at them and said he would kick all their butts. "I can't say thank you enough, you guys sacrificed everything you've done in your life".

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo needs time 'to reflect' on Real Madrid future
Cristiano Ronaldo needs time 'to reflect' on Real Madrid future

Manchester United negotiations with Real Madrid over Alvaro Morata are underway again following the forward's high-profile wedding in Venice, according to reports in Spain. "He is a 'crack, ' a pure talent". Los Blancos have also emphasised how much Morata has already achieved at just 24 years of age - telling United they would be making a...

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  • Ervin Santana goes six scoreless innings in Twins' Sunday win
Ervin Santana goes six scoreless innings in Twins' Sunday win

So far this season he has made 23 appearances at catcher, six as an emergency pitcher, four at first base and one at third base. And the Indians totaled two runs. He pitched 6 scoreless innings, and got out of a threat unscathed in every inning from the 2nd through the 6th. Bautista homered with Ryan Goins aboard in the fifth to tie the score at ...

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  • Joel Embiid, Brandon Ingram Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams
Joel Embiid, Brandon Ingram Headline 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie Teams

Saric, a 6-foot-10, 233-pound power forward, played in 81 games averaging 12.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists while averaging 26 minutes a game. He led all rookies in points, rebounds and blocks per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Improved Player, the league announced tonight at the inaugural NBA Awards show.

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  • Rockets' Eric Gordon wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year
Rockets' Eric Gordon wins NBA Sixth Man of the Year

D'Antoni previously won the award in 2005 during Steve Nash's first season with the Suns. Rockets guard Eric Gordon won the balloting, beating out Houston teammate Lou Williams and Iguodala. Andre Iguodala spent much of the season doing whatever he could to fight off any momentum that might result in him being named Sixth Man of the Year in ...

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  • ICC Women's World Cup to launch special Twitter emojis for captains
ICC Women's World Cup to launch special Twitter emojis for captains

Pakistan hosted South Africa in Sharjah in March 2015 in the ICC Women's Championship fixture and South Africa came from behind to claim a 2-1 series victory. We are really looking forward to having a good start, we have prepared well and we back the way we have prepared for this tournament and the process we have been through.

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  • Jamie Murray, Bruno Soares win Aegon Championships doubles title
Jamie Murray, Bruno Soares win Aegon Championships doubles title

After their Aegon Championships triumph over Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, Murray-Soares are unbeaten in the grass-court season and Jamie became only the second Brit to win a doubles crown at Queen's after Jeremy Bates in 1990.

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

ASHLEIGH Barty will ride a huge wave of confidence on Sunday night (AEST) when she attempts to land her second clean sweep of an increasingly memorable comeback. But Kvitova settled into her rhythm in the second, taking a 5-1 lead before stuttering a little at the end of the set with two double-faults handing her opponent a break.

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  • 76ers Take Fultz, Lakers Grab Ball To Start NBA Draft
76ers Take Fultz, Lakers Grab Ball To Start NBA Draft

A dependable scorer and hard-nosed defender, Butler gives Thibodeau an intriguing complement to the Wolves' young stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins. However, when he slipped to Charlotte, their positional need made complete sense when they picked the 19-year-old volume shooter. The following teams are in order based on the standings fro...

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  • Hundreds Evacuated From London Towers as Fire Fallout Widens
Hundreds Evacuated From London Towers as Fire Fallout Widens

Camden Council discovered fire safety defects in Chalcots estate blocks yesterday, which along with the discovery of risky cladding similar to that installed on Grenfell Tower, led an estimated 4,000 people to be evacuated from more than 700 homes last night with little or no notice .

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  • Application deadline for Team India Head Coach extended till July 9
Application deadline for Team India Head Coach extended till July 9

Kumble made a decision to stay back in London for the International Cricket Council's ( ICC ) "Annual Conference" as he is the chairman of the Cricket Committee while the Indian team boarded the flight to Barbados. Since Duncan Fletcher left in March 2015, India, now the world's top Test team, have struggled for stability with Ravi Shastri and S...

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna reveals struggles with anxiety off the field
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna reveals struggles with anxiety off the field

The team didn't want to comment officially until that happens, but assistant general manager Tony LaCava had a conversation with the native of Sinaloa, Mexico on the field prior to Saturday's game. And sure enough, the Jays immediately felt the sting when the Royals scored four runs with two out in the bottom of the ninth as Ryan Tepera , Aaron L...

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  • Nishikori retires injured at Halle as Wimbledon looms
Nishikori retires injured at Halle as Wimbledon looms

The world number five, building up to an assault on an eighth Wimbledon title in July, will next face the victor of the second semi-final between Richard Gasquet and Alexander Zverev . Mayer , who won the title previous year, ousted Lucas Pouille in three sets. The match is a very hard one to predict. Zverev has the form and the head to hea...

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  • Tax fraud: Angel Di Maria fined £1.76million
Tax fraud: Angel Di Maria fined £1.76million

The prosecutor recommended a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost 800,000 euros ($890,000). The Argentinian, who now plays for Paris Saint-German, is unlikely to spend any time behind bars though - most sentences under two years in Spain are suspended for first-time offenders.

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