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These young fans are confident of an Irish Grand Slam

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It didn't protect us, we had to go out and win again today. Consecutive defeats to Scotland and France have derailed England's bid for a record third-straight Six Nations title. "Hopefully a grand slam will keep us all happy". "Yeah, look you'd be lying if you said otherwise". We await announcement of The Big Cheese playing this year's Electric Picnic. Read More »

Conte explains why Terry visited Chelsea training

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I trust a lot in all my players. "If you play, you're happy". "You don't think about the team". "He's showing great maturity at this point of his career". But he insisted the tactics were the same as against Barcelona , when Chelsea drew 1-1. Conte is expected to hold a team meeting at Cobham on Monday as preparations step up for the tie against Barça and has taken the unusual step of suggesting he will listen to his players' opinions on Chelsea's tactical approach. Read More »

Madrid were never dead - Danilo not surprised by PSG slaying

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The Blaugrana have signed Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho and right now, there's no interest in bringing Neymar back right now. In the wake of PSG's exit from the Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid , there's a pretty big story coming from Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo involving Neymar. Read More »

Novak Djokovic beaten on his return to competitive action at Indian Wells

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The 30-year-old kept the pressure on, though, and broke for 4-3 before producing two of his best shots of the match to consolidate, the first a brilliant get at the net and the second a thunderous forehand. "So I was able to take advantage of it". 'The only thing I want is to try to get that confidence back, get that rhythm on the court . Djokovic scrambled to win the second set but looked rusty on stadium court, making 62 unforced errors compared to 29 for Daniel. Read More »

Arizona State Sun Devils' case for the NCAA Tournament

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The Sooners are ranked No. 48, and five teams ahead of them have already secured automatic bids by winning their conference tournament. "I'm happy for our team to have this opportunity, and we obviously have two really good potential opponents to start preparing for". Read More »

South African bowler Rabada charged after Smith incident

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The first test was by all means a heated up scenario. Warner let his bat do the talking as he safely poked the ball around in the first hour before bludgeoning the attack after drinks on his way to 63. Tim Paine, lucky to survive on two when Faf du Plessis reviewed one of Vernon Philander's many vocal lbw shouts, then delivered another twist in the form of a final-wicket stand with Josh Hazlewood worth 31 runs. Read More »

After Hazard's complaints Conte recalls his own clash with the boss

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After the game, Hazard criticised Conte's tactics , saying: "We could have played on for three hours and I wouldn't touch a ball". Antonio Conte intends to consult his players over how best to overcome Barcelona on Wednesday, a move which should allow Eden Hazard to argue against his deployment as a false No 9, as he seeks to "share responsibility" before the game at the Camp Nou. Read More »

Towns, Timberwolves hold off Warriors

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Iguodala (sprained left wrist) and Bell (sprained right ankle) each sat for the third straight game, and the short-handed Warriors fell to the Timberwolves 109-103. We also go through the top Warriors headlines of the week including the Warrior's latest recall from the G-League, Steph Curry and Jordan Bell's timetable to return, and Kevin Durant's certainty of resigning with Golden State this offseason. Read More »

John Terry has been a big loss - Conte

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On Hazard, Conte said: 'He played a good game and also had chances to score. When you play a game in the league, when you play in the Champions League , FA Cup, in every game experience is very important. If you look at the stats, we conceded only two shots to Manchester City: one they scored, and another after a free kick and [Cesar Azpilicueta] saved it on the line. Read More »

Jamie Carragher: Former Liverpool defender apologises for spitting incident

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The incident provoked controversy after the man's teenage daughter appeared to have been hit by Carragher's spittle. "I was goaded three or four times along the motorway while being filmed and lost my rag". "People in school take the mick and it is just a laugh". "Who would spit in the face of a 14-year-old girl?" Video footage shows Carragher leaning forward and spitting towards the man's auto after the driver said: "Two-one mate, unlucky Jamie lad". Read More »

Trump talks tariffs with Australia's Turnbull

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It is also preparing countermeasures, including tariffs on USA products such as cranberries, orange juice, whiskey, corn and peanut butter. When it comes to numbers, US President Donald Trump worries little about precision. The "wonderfully flexible document" is created to accommodate US security relationships with other countries and provide "ironclad" protections for the industry, he said. Read More »

Michy Batshuayi grabs late Borussia Dortmund victor

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But it was not to be as substitute Batshuayi sent Dortmund back up to third in the Bundesliga, boosting their Champions League qualification hopes. Andre Schurrle somehow headed Christian Pulisic's cross wide in the 10th minute as Dortmund dominated the opening exchanges. Read More »

AB de Villiers helps SA move ahead

Rabada had screamed in Smith's face and then made contact with a shoulder bump after dismissing the Australian skipper. The charge against Rabada was brought by the on-field umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Chris Gaffaney . Warner was fined 75 per cent of his match fee for his involvement in a heated exchange with South Africa wicketkeeper de Kock as the two sides walked off the pitch on the fourth day in Durban. Read More »

Woods closes to within 1 shot of Canadian rookie Conners

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All eyes were on Tiger Woods at the Valspar Championship as the 14-time major champion began his final round one shot off the lead and in contention for a stunning, drought-breaking win. England's Casey, meanwhile, was surging, with four birdies and a bogey on the front nine and three birdies in a row at 11, 12 and 13 that moved him to 10-under for the tournament through 15 holes. Read More »

Akhil Sheoran clinches gold in 50m Rifle 3-Position

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Shooting legend Abhinav Bindra is mighty impressed with the way Indian shooters have performed at the ISSF World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) 2018 in Mexico. Swapnil Kusale bowed out in sixth place in his first World Cup and Sheoran came up with a 10.8 in the 42 shot to virtually seal the deal. The Indian Shooting Teams performance at Mexico starts a new era in Indian shooting. Read More »

Bourdais snatches victory on streets of St. Petersburg

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Pete victor spin as he put the power down in Turn 2. He dominated the season-opening event and had the win in his grip until contact with Alexander Rossi on a restart took him out of contention. The two cars made contact and Wickens spun off course. Wickens is one of seven rookies in the 24-driver field but is actually a star in the European touring series he left to try America's open-wheel series. Read More »

ISL 2017-18: FC Pune City's Ranko Popovic: Our campaign was fantastic

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After a tentative show in the first leg of the ISL semifinal, Bengaluru FC (BFC) and FC Pune City will be forced to lay it all on the line in the return leg here on Sunday. Our whole championship was fantastic; we can be satisfied, " he commented. "What can I say about Sunil Chhetri? ". When asked to describe the former Mumbai City striker's performance, the Serbian coach had words of praise for the Indian worldwide. Read More »

DE Mayowa scheduled for visit with Redskins

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When Mayowa meets with the Seahawks, he'll be the second veteran end to visit Seattle this week, as the team has already met with ex-Falcons starter Derrick Shelby. They have draft options with their 13th pick, too, between Vita Vea and Da'Ron Payne . Mayowa has spent his previous two campaigns with the Cowboys, being available for 27-of-32 contests while amassing seven sacks as a rotational pass rusher. Read More »

Tottenham overcomes Kane injury to beat Bournemouth 4-1

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Spurs remained in the race for second with all three points against the Cherries today, and now sit in third position in the Premier League table, just four adrift of Manchester United . Therefore the task will be to pick a side that will be fresh and ready for the game. Spurs didn't wallow for long, though, as just a minute after Erik Lamela replaced Kane, they levelled when Dele Alli steered home Serge Aurier's excellent cross. Read More »

Rubin latest to emerge as bidder for Panthers

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Rubin has not yet put a bid in for the team, but is considered to be a very serious potential bidder. Rovell reported that "Rubin, who is worth $3 billion according to Forbes , is more familiar to National Football League owners and has already been embraced by many of them over the years". Read More »

Rabada restores South African ascendancy in second Test

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Khawaja and Mitchell Marsh stabilised the innings with an 87-run partnership before Australia were dealt a huge blow when Khawaja was trapped lbw off the bowling of Rabada in the penultimate over of the day. Rabada struck again when he had Shaun Marsh caught behind for one with the second ball after tea but the South Africans had to toil, having unsuccessful leg before wicket reviews against both batsmen, before Rabada's late strike. Read More »

Internet goes gaga over Anushka's kiss of love for hubby Virat Kohli

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The trailer of Anushka's upcoming film "Pari" was just out and without wasting any time Virat took to his social media handles to praise her work. He even went on to say that this was Anushka's best work till date. Kohli has taken a break from Cricket before Indian Premier League 11 (IPL 11) while Anushka has recently wrapped up the shooting of "Sui Dhaaga". "Next stop. Read More »

Aqib Talib Rejected Trade To 49ers Before Going To Rams

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The Broncos agreed to trade Talib to the Rams this week, but apparently that was not the original plan in Denver. However, if not for Talib, neither move would have happened. So essentially, because Talib blocked a trade to San Francisco, the 49ers were instead able to land Sherman. In all, it looks like a win-win for the Rams and 49ers, who each add a Pro Bowler to their respective secondaries. Read More »

Kane limps out of Bournemouth clash

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Tottenham was eliminated from Champions League play this past week at the hands of Juventus. "Kane is a top player". The gangly centre-forward had failed to convince during loan spells at Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich City and Leicester City and had only managed to score four goals in 19 appearances for Spurs during the 2013-14 campaign. Read More »

LeBron James says heroic finish versus Nuggets 'don't get old'

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And then, just like that, Anthony Davis happened. "I'm blessed, and I never take it for granted", James told ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth after the game. For the second time this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers will square off. Big market teams have the money and the fan power behind them to encourage players to come make a name in the big city. Read More »

England will be gunning for Grand Slam revenge - Sexton

After falling to Scotland in the Calcutta Cup, England started the match at Stade de France knowing Ireland would be crowned champion unless it could beat the French with a four-tries bonus point. "And it's going to take us some time; it's not going to come quickly". "We need to make sure that when we have these experiences that are tough, it goes into our work to improve". Read More »