Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

The inspirational Bangladesh captain, sitting beside the glittering piece of glory, was responding to a question of how far he was from the trophy. They'll have to cope with the favorites' tag at the eight-team Champions Trophy starting on Thursday.

Manchester United make Raphael Varane key target?

Former Manchester United defender Viv Anderson believes Jose Mourinho will look to return to the club's traditional footballing values after securing a Champions League place in his first season in charge at Old Trafford. "I preferred to discuss with the leaders and the coach to know if they had confidence in me", he told L'Equipe . The Special One has been linked to the 24-year-old - with whom he worked at the Bernabeu - again recently as Real pursue David De Gea.

Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

If our current team is complemented with new players, we'll be really competitive in the Champions League next year". "But I've worked double sessions for three, four weeks to get myself ready for this, to get myself fit and get this chance".

Austin Dillon wins delayed Coca-Cola 600 for first career Cup Series victory

Dillon led just two laps of the race all night. "It hadn't sunk in". "Pit stall 1 here [as the pole-sitter] is a huge advantage under caution, so I think as you look at the fourth stage and the extra 10 points and the extra bonus point, you want to go out and grab those, and we've obviously had a little bit of trouble in the first 11 or 12 weeks", Harvick said.

Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

Ronaldo is set to beat his rival candidates Lionel Messi who led Barcelona to the Copa del Rey final triumph this past weekend and the Italian unheralded goalkeeper hero, Giangluiji Buffon who led his Juventus team to two cup final victories this season.

Sailing - New Zealand pick Britain as America's Cup semi-final foe

Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in worldwide sport. Emirates Team New Zealand, as the highest finishing challenger, picked Land Rover BAR as their opponents in the semi-finals of the challenger event starting on Sunday.