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Chan sisters reach final in Eastbourne

By Dave Carroll

The Chan sisters survived a topsy-turvy doubles semi-final at the Aegon International in Eastbourne, England, yesterday, while Dominika Cibulkova fought back from a set down to oust top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the rain-interrupted quarter-finals of the singles. Taiwanese second seeds Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-janFULL STORY

Swede Stenson three shots off lead in Pulheim

Henrik Stenson made a solid start in his bid for a second BMW International title to sit three shots off the first-round lead in Pulheim, Germany, on Thursday. The 40-year-old Swede is looking to go one better than in the past two editions of this tournament,FULL STORY

Advice from golfing legend helps Rahm claim lead on debut

Jon Rahm took some advice from legend Jack Nicklaus and it paid off on Thursday with a seven-under 64 in his first professional round to seize the Quicken Loans National lead. Rahm, a 21-year-old Spaniard, made a bogey-free start to his professional career at Congressional CountryFULL STORY

England preparing for penalties

England are back in the knockout stage of a major soccer tournament, which usually means one thing: a strong chance of being involved in a penalty shootout. That is bad news for England. England have lost six of their seven shootouts in major tournaments since 1990, makingFULL STORY

San Francisco Giants defeat Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3

Joe Panik hit a bases-loaded triple and Mac Williamson launched a 446-foot home run as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 on Thursday for their 12th win in 14 games. The Giants took three of four at PNC Park. After hitting a key doubleFULL STORY

Philadelphia 76ers take Simmons with first pick

Ben Simmons was signing 76ers jerseys and eating cheesesteaks before he was even drafted. He is to wear a team uniform for real soon enough. With the great hope that he can lift one of the worst franchises in professional sports, the Philadelphia 76ers took Simmons withFULL STORY

LeBron James opts out of Rio Olympics

LeBron James has decided to withdraw from US Olympic basketball team consideration for the Rio Games in order to get some rest, Web site cleveland.com reported on Thursday. James, who led Cleveland to victory over the Golden State Warriors in a seven-game NBA Finals, became theFULL STORY

Italy reassess lineup ahead of Spain match

After being sucker punched by the Republic of Ireland, Italy are to bring back their big guns in a bid to turn the tide of history against Spain at the Euro 2016 finals. Martin O’Neill’s Ireland produced a gutsy performance in Lille, France, on Wednesday toFULL STORY

Australia need to give wide ball runners opportunities against England: Hooper

Australia must give their world-class wide ball runners one-on-one situations against England defenders if they are to give themselves the best chance of avoiding a series sweep, Wallabies forward Michael Hooper said yesterday. The hosts lost the first two Tests of the series, despite dominating possessionFULL STORY

Jamie Roberts says he did not play with concussion

Wales center Jamie Roberts yesterday denied that he played with symptoms of concussion after he was cleared for the third Test against New Zealand today. Roberts, a qualified doctor and an ambassador for a concussion awareness group, collided head-on with the All Blacks’ Malakai Fekitoa earlyFULL STORY

NHL team to be based in Las Vegas

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas. The league is to expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-2018 season after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley on Wednesday. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced the decision after the league’s board ofFULL STORY

England seeking series whitewash against Australia

England are desperate to end their successful trip Down Under with a third win in Sydney today to secure an unprecedented series sweep over Australia, scrum coach Neal Hatley said yesterday. Having made history with a first win in Brisbane two weeks ago, and secured aFULL STORY

Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe hails Poland midfielder

Poland’s gladatorial displays at Euro 2016 have attracted a new fan, with star actor Russell Crowe jumping on the bandwagon as Jakub “Kuba” Blaszczykowski booked their place in the knockout stages for the first time. “Kuba !! Well done Poland. More hard work to come. DoFULL STORY

King, queen of marbles crowned

Louie Lee proved himself the dominant male player in his sport, crushing his opponent in a national championship match on Thursday in New Jersey. Lee, of Mesa, Colorado, is 11 years old and he shoots marbles. He shoots them so well that he scored five “sticks”FULL STORY

South Korea’s Park out of International Crown

Top-seeded South Korea are to be without world No. 3 Inbee Park at next month’s LPGA International Crown, with 11th-ranked Ryu So-yeon to replace her in the eight-nation team golf event. Park has been nagged for weeks by a left-thumb injury and she has already pulledFULL STORY

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