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Gallery: 2019 Alfa Romeo keeps its colors

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We guess that, for some, it will come as a relief to learn that the hearts-and-cloverleafs motif that was paraded on the promo event earlier today is strictly a one-off (or a marketing ploy, if we're being honest). "We had a good session on track", Raikkonen said. The new Alfa Romeo has appeared on track for a shakedown in Italy, with the team opting for a radical approach to the new aerodynamic regulations. Read More »

Sri Lanka leaders praise cricket Test win against South Africa

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Having started the day 83/3 needing a further 221 runs for the win, Sri Lanka got an early boost with the news that Vernon Philander would not take the field as he nurses a hamstring strain. Perera has been praised after one of the all-time great Test knocks. Left-arm spinner Lasith Ambuldeniya, on debut for Sri Lanka , prompted South Africa's sudden collapse and finished with 5-66 in the second innings and six wickets in the match. Read More »

Foden targets European glory as City march on domestically

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Today was a good test for him, it's not the fact he can not run because he runs incredible but it's the second balls and the long balls, it's a good test for him and he learnt a lot, I'm sure. The Belgium global showed his experience by marshalling the defence in the 2-1 victory over title rivals Liverpool which reignited City's Premier League challenge in January. Read More »

Former Wahoo Joe Harris Wins NBA Three-Point Shootout

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Though Curry didn't get to add another trophy to his already extensive collection, the memory of performing in front of his family and friends in his hometown may prove to be even more valuable to him. "Honestly, I didn't think about it when I was out there", Stephen said of the bet. "So I will remember this for a long time ". Despite the win, however, Harris doesn't believe that he's the best shooter in the National Basketball Association, according to Nick Friedell. Read More »

Vettel says first day of testing was close to perfection

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Additionally, toward the end of last season, Raikkonnen appeared to be the stronger contender to Hamilton as grid penalties and poor qualifying sunk Vettel's chances further. "There are a few changes that are straightforward, but if you look at it in all the details, certainly we try to push very hard, being innovative". I'm always looking at the red vehicle, hoping to one day be in it. Read More »

Klopp urges Liverpool fans: Get Anfield rocking for Bayern Munich!

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Then from Saturday on, Dejan is back at Melwood and we will see. The Merseyside club reached last season's Champions League finals, but they were poor in the group stages this campaign. They are involved in a tight title race with Manchester City, as they try to win their first league title in 29 years. We have to go full on in both these games. Read More »

Chris Gayle To Retire From ODIs

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Gayle has played 103 Tests for West Indies , but in recent years has focused on limited-overs matches, both internationally and in domestic Twenty20 competitions. At the end of the day everybody should be happy and enjoy the game. Gayle is the only Windies player to get a double ton and the first ever to score at a World Cup. Read More »

Robben picks Anfield as his 'worst stadium' ahead of Champions League return

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Robben has managed to pick up one La Liga with Real Madrid , two Premier League titles with Chelsea and an astonishing seven Bundesliga's as well as a Champions League with Bayern. 'Thank God we don't have to make the decision today. "The story, Uli Hoeness or whoever brought it up, in 2008 we had a phone call, or two phone calls actually". Read More »

Emotional funeral held for footballer Emiliano Sala

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Outside, fans draped a banner saying, " Emi, nunca caminaras solo " or 'Emi, You'll Never Walk Alone'. Meanwhile Cardiff have contacted other top-flight clubs in an attempt to establish whether there may be grounds to avoid paying the full £15million transfer fee being demanded by Nantes for Sala , The Mail on Sunday has revealed. Read More »

Friendly fire as Monfils beats Wawrinka to win Rotterdam Open

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It is the 33-year-old Wawrinka's 28th appearance in a tour-level final, but his first since the 2017 French Open and his first since undergoing two surgeries on his left knee in August 2017. The final of the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires will be contested between Argentina's Diego Schwartzman and Marco Cecchinato of Italy. Wawrinka is a very experienced player having won 3 Grand Slam title so he will feel very relaxed as he enters this match. Read More »

Devin Booker knocked out in NBA All-Star Three Point Contest

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The Oklahoma City Thunder guard pulled Shaq out to serve as a prop on his dunk and made the attempt Superman-themed - a tribute to Shaq's persona/nickname as a player. Stephen Curry won the first round with 27 points out of a possible of 34. It's a two-round event, with each participant getting two dunks in the first round, which will be judged on a 6-10 scale by five judges - Alonzo Mourning, David Thompson, Dee Brown, Candace Parker and A'ja Wilson. Read More »

LeBron James on National Football League settlement: 'I stand with Kaep'

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Geragos also told the network he couldn't comment on anything regarding the settlement because it includes a confidentiality agreement. After already naming the Panthers as "the natural place to be" considering they've already signed Reid and quarterback Cam Newton dealt with a shoulder injury for much of last season that forced him to undergo surgery less than a month ago , Geragos offered another bold prediction. Read More »

Justin Thomas, Adam Scott share 36-hole lead at Genesis Open

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Friday to complete their first round. He went over the green into a back bunker, the ball slightly plugged in wet sand. "Given I went cart path to cart path to junk on the first start, and then we got to re-start the round - I went from kind of being unfortunate to fortunate", Spieth said. Read More »

Steve Kerr ejected as Warriors' winning streak ends at hands of Blazers

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Finally, Collins really helped the Blazers secure the win when he drew a flagrant foul call on a frustrated Draymond Green. The contact didn't appear to be anything out of the ordinary. "I don't remember how that's determined". I don't remember if that's determined in NY or if it's the officials on the floor, but that was head-scratching that that could be called a flagrant foul. Read More »

Trump Will 'Protect' Emergency Declaration If Congress Disapproves, Miller Says

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In doing so, he'll effectively bypass Congress and gain access to billions of dollars , among other capacities, which include the ability to declare curfews and even limit citizens' actual movements. Sort of. Citizens can't stop a president from declaring an emergency. But asked to cite an example of a past president invoking an emergency after being denied funds by Congress, Miller could not do so. Read More »

Will he play NBA All Star Game?

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If the injury to Davis is significant it will open a can of worms after the Association apparently put pressure on New Orleans to play Davis despite knowing he will likely be traded this offseason. From Jan. 29 at Houston through February 8 vs. Minnesota, New Orleans topped 120 points three times in a six-game span, while going 3-3. Williams has played at least 30 minutes in each of the past seven games. Read More »

Why Mauro Icardi is no longer Inter Milan’s captain

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The club tweeted: " Samir Handanovic is the new Inter captain". It has been a tough, painful decision which he probably has not taken well, made with the team's well-being in mind. Luciano Spalletti's side returned to winning ways last weekend against Parma having taken just one point from their three previous Serie A games. Read More »

Michael Jordan flexes on James Harden and Russell Westbrook

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Westbrook, meanwhile, is on pace to average a triple-double for the third-consecutive season, and just set a new National Basketball Association record with a streak of 10 consecutive triple-doubles. "They're both hard", Jordan said. The Hornets have typically operated at a loss, but league documents showed Jordan's fellow owners sent him more than $130 million in revenue assistance between 2012 and 2017. Read More »

Spurs chairman Levy to hand Heung-min Son pay-rise

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Mauricio Pochettino's side struggled in the opening 45 minutes but, as has often been the case in the Champions League this season, they found the net in the second period. After Son's first European goal of the campaign, late efforts from Vertonghen and Llorente put the Premier League title contenders in a fantastic position heading to Signal Iduna Park in three weeks. Read More »

Mark Teixeira says analytics are hurting market for Harper, Machado

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They have an open locker situated between Yonder Alonso and Jon Jay at their spring training facility. Despite checking out of the race for Bryce Harper , the New York Yankees reportedly "continue to check in" with Machado. "Have heard reported offer of 250M for 8 yrs for Machado by White Sox isn't right". Rawlings posted a picture of the gloves Machado will wear this season. Read More »

Shannon Gabriel charged for language used during England Test

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There's nothing wrong with being gay!" One of the umpires is believed to have heard the abuse and after it became clear Root would give evidence, Gabriel decided not to challenge the charge and was banned for four ODI internationals and fined 75 per cent of his match fee. Read More »

Woods honoured as Genesis Open granted ‘elevated status’

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Cape Town - Tiger Woods is set to return to action at this week's Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club, and he'll have Rory McIlroy for company during the first two rounds. "He's been out here since [1992] and made every single team [Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup] since '94". "If there comes a day where someone else wins 60 events, I guess that's a conversation we'll have", Monahan said when asked about possible future invitationals. Read More »

Who Is Anthony Edwards? Five-star 2019 Prospect Commits to Georgia

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The 17-year-old, a top-five senior pick for ESPN and the number one prospect in the Top247 2019 recruiting class, made his decision public on Monday via an interview with CBS Sports . He says his decision was influenced by "everybody showing love" on his unofficial visit at a Georgia game. Edwards is ranked as the No. 5 prospect in the incoming class of 2019. Read More »

England Captain Tells Opponent 'There's Nothing Wrong With Being Gay'

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Root was unwilling to be drawn into the specifics of the exchange but said he was satisfied by how he dealt with the situation. The exchange occurred during the third Test between the two nations in Saint Lucia . As well as Gabriel, Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed was last month given a four-match suspension for making a racist remark that was picked up by the TV broadcast. Read More »

Tottenham 'heroes' have earned a few days off, says Pochettino

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Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham "heroes" as they took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first leg yesterday. They were fantastic. To play after Sunday, with one day less recovery [than Dortmund], we need to praise them. His smile, he translates good energy and his performance in every single game is improving and improving. Read More »

Ajax midfielder De Jong fit to face Real Madrid

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We knew that we'd be in for a tough game, we showed we're capable of digging in and it wasn't the best of performances from us. But referee Damir Skomina decided that Dusan Tadic was offside and obstructing the view of Courtois . In a vibrant display they hit the woodwork, tested Thibaut Courtois frequently and had a goal ruled out by the video assistant referee before Benzema struck. Read More »

Tottenham captain Lloris rallies supporters for BVB clash

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But we defended them well and when, in the 91st minute, Chilwell's cross was whacked clear by Sissoko, it put Son in the clear with just Schmeichel to beat and the striker made no mistake to wrap up the points. "Unbelievable, unbelievable, unbelievable", Pochettino said. After replacing Demarai Gray with his side trailing to Davinson Sanchez's headed opener, James Maddison was brought down inside the box by Jan Vertonghen with Vardy already warming up and ready to come on. Read More »

Red Bull unveil first Honda-powered auto in one-off livery

Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly 's challenger for the 2019 season will be under close scrutiny as Red Bull prepare for their first season with Honda power. Daniel Ricciardo's departure to Renault has opened the door for 23-year-old Pierre Gasly to stake his claim as a race victor of the future. "We are expecting a lot from Honda and are positive, but it will not be flawless from race one". Read More »

Phil Mickelson finishes off a victory at Pebble Beach

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Mickelson's first Pebble Beach title back in 1998 came when the weather was so bad that the final round was actually played on a Monday in August - six months after the tournament began. "I get exactly where Paul is coming from", Mickelson said. He gained ground with birdies at the par-five second and the fourth, then made back-to-back birdies at the ninth and 10th - two of the toughest holes on the course. Read More »

National Football League trade rumors: Ravens deal QB Joe Flacco to Broncos

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The teams are prohibited from commenting on the deal or the terms. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported that Denver will send a mid-round draft pick to the Ravens in return for Flacco. He is due $18 million in 2019, with just $7 million guaranteed. Flacco's quarterback rating hasn't risen above 90 since the 2014 season. Flacco was the starter for most of his 11 seasons with the team before a hip injury sidelined him after nine games this season. Read More »

I can’t do anything about Alexis Sanchez - Ole Gunnar Solskjær

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Di Maria turned provider yet again 7 minutes later as he exploited the gaps left by Manchester United on the left wing as they pushed up searching for an equalizer to tee up Kylian Mbappe for the French team's second of the night. "I'm not the one", Solskjaer said when asked what he could do to help Sanchez. The second goal, on the hour, was the culmination of an electric counterattack. Read More »

Manchester United and Paris St Germain charged by Uefa

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Prior to the goals, Di Maria was waiting to take a corner in the first half and several bottles were thrown in his direction - the Argentine reacting by picking one up and pretending to drink from it. The Argentine asks the United fans to turn the volume up on their booing, a bold move by any player. As well as losing 2-0, the night ended on a more sour note, as Paul Pogba was sent off for a second bookable offence. Read More »

PSG hands Man United first defeat under Solskjaer

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Mountains are there to be climbed. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his Manchester United players that anyone feeling sorry for themselves after a "reality check" against Paris St-Germain will not play at Chelsea in the FA Cup next week as he backed his team to bounce back from their first defeat under him. Read More »

Scotland suffer Wilson injury blow after Ireland 6 Nations defeat

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Ireland claimed their first victory of the 2019 Six Nations on Saturday after a brilliant 22-13 victory over Scotland . Ireland had lost the physical battle against Eddies Jones' England team, prompting a week of soul-searching, but Scotland were never going to beat the Irish in a similar way. Read More »

Late completion of auto jeopardises Renault's shakedown plans

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If long-term targets remained unchanged - podiums next year, and wins in 2021 before a championship challenge - there was quiet confidence at the former champions' expanded Enstone factory. What do you think of the new Renault livery? Staff levels at Enstone have reached 750, including contractors, with a further 450 in France working on power units at Viry-Chatillon. Read More »