Stanley Cup Final 2018: Golden Knights vs. Capitals live score, updates from Game 1

The time that all hockey fans have been waiting for has arrived. The Washington Capitals, winners of the Eastern Conference, meet the Western Conference champion Vegas Golden Knights in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night. It’s a matchup which few pundits expected to see back in October, but here we are. Either the Golden Knights will become […]

Liverpool close to signing Fabinho

By Rory O’Callaghan Last Updated: 28/05/18 8:38pm Liverpool are closing in on a deal for Monaco midfielder Fabinho Liverpool are closing in on a €50m (£43.7m) deal for Monaco’s defensive midfielder Fabinho, according to Sky sources. The two clubs have agreed a fee for the Brazilian although a final deal is yet to be completed. […]

Bess targets consistency with ball after debut

England’s newest Test cricketer Dom Bess believes he has what it takes to take wickets at international level, despite a fruitless first outing at Lord’s. The Somerset off-spinner showed character and flashes of class with the ball during Pakistan’s comfortable nine-wicket win in the first of this two-match series. He was hamstrung, somewhat, by a […]

Stuart Olding: Former Ireland and Ulster centre signs for French club Brive

Stuart Olding has joined Brive six weeks after his Ulster and Ireland contract was revoked following a nine-week rape trial. The 25-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the French side, who were relegated from the Top 14 this season. Olding and former Ulster team-mate Paddy Jackson were cleared of rape in the trial earlier […]

2018 Glasgow Int’l Meet Day 3 Recap

2018 GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL SWIM MEET The 2018 Glasgow International Swim Meet ended rather quietly last night, with the big guns such as Hannah Miley, Duncan Scott and Ross Murdoch under heavy training in their lead-up to this year’s European Championships. Nevertheless, veterans got the job done, such as Scott getting his first win in the men’ 50m […]

Afghanistan favourites in series against Bangladesh – Shakib

Bangladesh Test and Twenty20 skipper Shakib al Hasan believes that his experience in the Indian Premier League will help him in the upcoming series against Afghanistan because of his familiarity with the condition. Shakib returned to Dhaka on Monday (May 28) after completing his stint with runners-up Sunrisers Hyderabad who picked him in the auction […]

The world in 2010, the last time LeBron James missed the NBA Finals

It’s been a long time since LeBron James wasn’t playing in the NBA Finals. Exactly how long? Eight years. The Cavs star is headed to his eighth straight league championship after Cleveland’s 87-79 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.  That got us thinking — what was the world like during […]

PODCAST: Best of the Test – Lord's

Last Updated: 28/05/18 3:44pm David Gower is joined by Nasser Hussain and Sir Ian Botham to dissect England's performance against Pakistan in the first Test at Lord's David Gower is joined by Nasser Hussain and Sir Ian Botham to dissect England’s performance against Pakistan in the first Test at Lord’s Nasser Hussain reacts to England’s […]

English rugby chiefs in selection disagreement

The power brokers of English rugby are in disagreement over the rules regarding the selection of overseas-based players for the national side. Since 2012, England are only allowed to pick those who play in the Premiership, unless in “exceptional circumstances”. However Premiership Rugby believes that clause was scrapped as part of the latest Professional Game […]

Sarfraz and Co. penalized for slow over-rate in Lord's Test

Pakistan’s celebrations after their victory over England in the first Test at Lord’s soured a bit after they were fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the Test. Sarfraz and Co. were deemed to be three overs short of their stipulated time, and as a result, captain Sarfraz was fined 60 percent of his match […]