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Curry silences critics as Warriors rout Rockets

OAKLAND, United States, May 21, 2018 : Stephen Curry silenced his critics with a 35-point display as the Golden State Warriors thrashed the Houston Rockets 126-85 to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday. Curry, targeted relentlessly by Houston as the Rockets levelled the series in game two, overcame a sluggish first-half display to ...

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Resurgent Warriors can’t rest on record – Kerr

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2018 : The Golden State Warriors’ 126-85 demolition of the Houston Rockets on Sunday was an NBA record-setting 16th straight home playoff win, but the Warriors won’t take time to celebrate the milestone. The reigning champions surpassed the mark of 15 straight home playoff wins set by the Chicago Bulls from April 27, 1990 to May ...

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Peru fans literally praying for Guerrero deliverance

LIMA, May 21, 2018 : Hundreds of Peruvian fans joined full-back Luis Advincula in prayer on Sunday, hoping divine intervention will deliver skipper Paolo Guerrero to the World Cup despite a doping ban. The 34-year old Peru captain already has the backing of Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra and now Advincula wants God on his side too. The right-back gave a ...

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Vegas ‘Golden Misfits’ into Stanley Cup final

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2018 : The Vegas Golden Knights moved within sight of making National Hockey League history on Sunday, completing a 4-1 series victory over the Winnipeg Jets to become the first expansion team in 50 years to reach the Stanley Cup Finals in their debut season. A deflected goal in the second period from Ryan Reaves clinched ...

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Wise seizes first US PGA Tour title at Byron Nelson

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2018 : Aaron Wise claimed his first US PGA Tour title Sunday, firing six birdies in a six-under 66 to win the Byron Nelson by three strokes over Australian Marc Leishman. The 21-year-old, who started the day tied for the lead with Leishman, took full advantage of the ideal scoring conditions that prevailed at Trinity Forest ...

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Serena’s highs and lows at Roland Garros

PARIS, May 21, 2018 : Serena Williams’s highs and lows at the French Open as the 23-time major winner prepares to make her Grand Slam return next weekend in Paris: 1998: 16 years old and making her debut, reaches fourth round where she loses to Spain’s Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 2002: Wins first of three French Open titles ...

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Panini on Tour – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

#GotGotNeed  #PaniniBus: As fans from around the globe prepare for the world’s biggest football event, Panini is excited to announce that towns and cities tours across the UK with the Panini Bus in the lead up to this summer’s much-anticipated FIFA World Cup™ tournament. Panini, a brand synonymous with football, has been creating FIFA World Cup™ sticker albums since 1970 ...

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Bangladesh women end winless tour against South Africa

SA sweep visitors in T20Is by 3-0 win Dhaka, May 20 : Bangladesh women’s cricket team finished their tour of South Africa (SA) with 0-3 loss in T20Is and 0-5 loss in ODIs against the host side. Bangladesh’s overseas campaign ended up against South Africa with 23-run loss in the 3rd T20I at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on Sunday. The visiting ...

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Kolkata clinch third playoff spot, Bangalore bow out

HYDERABAD, India, May 20, 2018 : Kolkata Knight Riders became the third team to make the Indian Premier League play-offs on a day when Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore bowed out of the Twenty20 tournament. Australia’s Chris Lynn helped Kolkata outplay table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets on Saturday to finish the league stage with eight wins in 14 games. ...

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Ronaldo and Bale score in Real draw as Zinedine son makes debut

MADRID, May 20, 2018 : Real Madrid’s final Champions League rehearsal was running perfectly on Saturday until Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted and Villarreal scored twice to snatch a 2-2 draw. Gareth Bale and Ronaldo put Real in cruise control at the Estadio de la Ceramica but the Portugese, along with Luka Modric, was taken off shortly after the hour and ...

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