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Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland posing with their trophies after their men's singles final match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 11June 2017. The weather is just the way Rafael Nadal likes it as he prepares to face Stan Wawrinka in the French Open final. Nadal owns 53 clay trophies after adding his tenth at Roland Garros to the 10 he won at both Monte Carlo and Barcelona over the last three months.
  • Pakistan's Mohammad Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

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    Betting will be on its all-time high also because India and Pakistan are facing each other in a final of ICC event after nine years. Apart from being chased down by Sri Lanka, India's only issue in the tournament has been reports of a rift between Kohli and coach Anil Kumble.
  • Top three miss cut at US Open, leaving four-way tie for lead

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    In all, eight of the top 12 players in the world missed the cut, including Henrik Stenson , Alex Noren , Jon Rahm , Justin Rose and Adam Scott . Champ tees off later Saturday. He'll return at next month's British Open at Royal Birkdale. That equalled the lowest score in relation to par in the first round of a US Open, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf having both shot 63 in the first round on the par-70 layout at Baltusrol in 1980.
  • Four-way tie at US Open

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    With birdies on the four of the last six holes, he shot 71. Amateur Cameron Champ is on an identical score after another under-par round for the 22-year-old, while Si Woo Kim, Xander Schauffele and Brandt Snedeker are also two shots back and well placed.
  • Deschamps hails 'fabulous' Zidane after Real's Champions League win

    Deschamps hails 'fabulous' Zidane after Real's Champions League win

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    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has refused to give Gareth Bale assurances over his future after the Wales worldwide was left out from the start in the Champions League final win over Juventus in Cardiff . "We have made a tough European League for a lot of reasons but we recognise that the best teams are in the Champions League ". Juve centre back Leonardo Bonucci drove a long diagonal ball towards the byline to set off a brilliantly skilful exchange.
  • Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

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    Moments later, he began a run of five straight birdies that put him right where he wanted to be going into the weekend. Canada's Adam Hadwin is at 2-under after shooting a 2-over 74. Willett shot a 9-over 81 in the first round and then withdrew before his tee time in the second round. Beginning one off the pace, Casey birdied the 11th to move alongside Fowler but slipped down the leaderboard by following a blemish at the next with a triple-bogey at 14 and bogey at the 15th.
  • US Open sees top seeds cut, four-way tie for lead

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    Pardon the gallows humor. Jason Day , the world number three, will also have the weekend off after a 75 left the Australian at 10 over through two rounds. South Korea's Si Woo Kim, who won the Players Championship in May, was a shot behind after covering the back nine in 34 and picking up a shot on the first.
  • Real Madrid won its second straight Champions League title

    Real Madrid won its second straight Champions League title

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    However, the former Tottenham player only played only 13 minutes in it and it was his first appearances in a while after he suffered an injury against Barcelona on April 23. Madrid also has Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale in the attack, although there have been rumours of a possible transfer involving them in the near future.
  • Big names bow out at US Open

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    It might sting a little more for McIlroy (+5) and Day (+10), who played in the same group and said after their round that they were consoling each other along the way. Not everyone can take advantage. The last six golfers to win a major championship were all first-time major winners. The top 18 players on the leaderboard going into the weekend have combined for zero majors.
  • Russia coach has comic touch at Confederations Cup

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    Despite being just seven months shy of his 33rd birthday, Ronaldo is not far off the best form of his career. Iceland were big outsiders at last year's European Championships in France but became the Cinderella story. A three-step system allows referees to stop a match if players receive racist abuse and request a public announcement, then suspend the match if behavior persists and if necessary abandon the match.
  • India wary of mercurial Pakistan in Champions Trophy finale

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    They took the game on. "They have been brought to the final due to external factors and not on the basis of their performances". "The boys now need to be level-headed and focus on playing good cricket", the former Pakistan captain added. I visualise a lot, and I see myself in hard situations and actually convincing myself that I can pull the team out in those situations. He, in fact, asked the precision behind such allegations - "How can Pakistan influence their qualification into a ...
  • Mohammad Amir likely to be fit for final

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    India won by 124 runs, its seventh win out of 10 one-day internationals since 2010. It is the first time the two teams are clashing in the final of an ICC event since the 2007 World T20 tournament. "I'm incredibly proud of how we pulled ourselves off the canvas". "So you know they have got some big power that can make up a lot of runs in the end as well, as long as they can keep wickets in hand, they play spin well through the middle as well".