NBA 2016 – 17 predictions

With the start of NBA regular season just two months away, online bookies are sharpening those pencils in anticipation of a large group of...

Portugal crowned Euro 2016 champions

PARIS – It was all set up so nicely for France to win the European Championship on home soil, as they had done in...

Cleveland Cavaliers win NBA crown

Cleveland finally has a title to celebrate. A city that loves its sports teams but has been made to wait and suffer since 1964...

Portugal upend Poland to reach semi-finals

Wind the clocks back four years and Portugal were widely criticised for their decision to save Cristiano Ronaldo for the final spot kick against...

Surprise successes and favorites through to Euro 2016 quarterfinals

NICE—It’s not Greece in 2004 or Denmark in 1992. Yet, tiny Iceland, with a 10th of its population in the stadium watching on, deservedly...

France win Group A but continue to underperform

France played out an entertaining 0–0 draw with Switzerland in the final game of Group A, a result that saw both sides through to...

A look at Champion League final 2016

MILAN—It was an intense and spirited match that was contested in Milan. The game clinching kick came from #7 Cristiano Ronaldo to crown Real...

France record nervy win in Euro 2016 opener

In the end, the script was followed with France grabbing all three points in the opening game of Euro 2016 with a 2–1 win...

Bayern Munich win record fourth consecutive Bundesliga

It was not their most assured display of the season but a 2–1 win over fellow Bavarians, FC Ingolstadt 04, saw Bayern Munich over...

Leicester City claim astonishing Premier League crown

LEICESTER – Minutes after the final whistle sounded, left back Christian Fuchs tweeted out a video depicting the euphoric scenes at striker Jamie Vardy’s...