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Trae Young scores 48 points as Atlanta Hawks beat Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference finals opener

Trae Young scored a career playoff high 48 points as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-113 in the opening game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:54 pm(NZT)

Tokyo 2020: Andy Murray selected for Great Britain's tennis team

Two-time defending champion Andy Murray is selected for Great Britain's tennis team at this summer's Tokyo Olympics.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:54 pm(NZT)

Copa America 2021: Brazil secure 'controversial' win over Columbia

Watch highlights as Brazil secure a 'controversial' 2-1 win over Columbia to qualify as group winners in the Copa America.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:52 pm(NZT)

Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe headline US women's Olympic roster

The US women's soccer team that will compete at this year's Tokyo Olympics will have a familiar look as Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan were among a slew of experienced players named in the national squad on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:43 pm(NZT)

British and Irish Lions v Japan: Zander Fagerson replaced by Tadhg Furlong

Zander Fagerson becomes the second Scotland player to pull out of the British and Irish Lions side to face Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:25 pm(NZT)

Referee controversy overshadows Brazil's Copa América win over Colombia

Brazil maintained its perfect record at the 2021 Copa América with a 2-1 win over Colombia, but it was a result that was marred by controversy.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:15 pm(NZT)

Championship fixtures: West Brom visit Bournemouth, home games for Fulham and Sheffield United

Relegated Premier League side West Brom will start their 2021-22 Championship season at Bournemouth.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 8:59 pm(NZT)

BBC TV to show men's and women's T20 internationals this summer

Four England Twenty20 matches will be shown on BBC TV as live cricket returns to UK screens.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 8:50 pm(NZT)

NBA play-offs: Trae Young leads Atlanta Hawks to victory over Milwaukee Bucks

Trae Young scores 48 points as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks in game one of the NBA play-offs' Eastern Conference finals.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 7:06 pm(NZT)

Euro 2020: Ronaldo, De Bruyne, Modric, Schick - The best group stage goals

Watch seven of the best goals scored in the Euro 2020 group stage, including strikes from Patrik Schick, Kevin de Bruyne, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andreas Christensen and Luka Modric.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 5:34 pm(NZT)

Euros On This Day - 24 June: Pirlo's peerless penalty, Beckham's ballooned effort and Figo & Totti sparkle

BBC Sport rounds up the best archive action from 24 June in European Championship history.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 5:18 pm(NZT)

British Championships: Six events to watch

Former world champion Steve Cram picks out the events to watch as Britain's best athletes try to tie up Olympic qualification at the British Championships in Manchester.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 5:15 pm(NZT)

Pride Month: 'I pretended to be straight to learn how to surf'

Surfing has a laid-back reputation, but many LGBTQ+ surfers have felt unable to be themselves in the sport. Now one man is leading the attempt to change that.

Source: BBC Sport - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 5:07 pm(NZT)

Euro 2020: UEFA facing criticism over its position on rainbow colors ahead of Germany vs. Hungary match

European football governing body UEFA has found itself on the defensive over diversity ahead of the Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:47 am(NZT)

Cristiano Ronaldo equals all-time international goalscoring record as Portugal reach Euro 2020 knockout stages

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to equal the all-time international goalscoring record as Portugal qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2020 in a thrilling conclusion to Group F on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 9:33 am(NZT)

Martin Dubravka: Goalkeeper's astonishing own goal hands Spain path to Euro 2020's knockout stages

Spain has found it tough to score goals at Euro 2020.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 5:57 am(NZT)

Police officer found guilty of killing former Aston Villa star Dalian Atkinson

A British police officer has been found guilty of the manslaughter of former professional soccer player Dalian Atkinson, but he was cleared of his murder, a spokesperson for Birmingham Crown Court told CNN on Wednesday.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 24 Jun 2021 | 3:53 am(NZT)

Japan's Olympics superfans who want Tokyo 2020 to go ahead despite Covid-19

Kyoko Ishikawa is not your average Olympics enthusiast.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 8:46 pm(NZT)

China's Sun Yang has doping ban reduced but will still miss Tokyo Olympics

World and Olympic champion Sun Yang's hopes of competing at the Tokyo Games ended on Tuesday when the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced the Chinese swimmer's ban for doping violations to four years from eight.

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 23 Jun 2021 | 3:53 pm(NZT)

Allyson Felix: 'I want my legacy to be one of someone who fought for women'

Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Sport | 21 Jun 2021 | 10:47 pm(NZT)

Water polo: Hungary's triple Olympic champion Benedek dies at 47

The former captain and coach of Hungary's water polo team Tibor Benedek, who won three straight Olympic golds as a player in the 2000s and a world championship as coach, died on Thursday aged 47, the Hungarian Water Polo Federation said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 10:28 pm(NZT)

Soccer: Players take a knee as Premier League restarts

Premier League players, including champions Manchester City, took a knee before kickoff in support of the "Black Lives Matter" movement as the English season restarted on Wednesday.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:37 pm(NZT)

CONMEBOL, Colombia complain to FIFA about 2023 World Cup bid report

Colombia's soccer chief and the head of South American football confederation CONMEBOL have written to FIFA complaining of "erroneous and discriminatory conclusions" in the assessment of the country's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:32 pm(NZT)

Kvitova hopes for 'easy' U.S. Open decision, Barty also waits

Petra Kvitova is yet to make a call on participating in the U.S. Open and hopes the health situation in New York will improve to make her decision easier, the two-times Wimbledon champion told Reuters.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 8:30 pm(NZT)

Alcott slams U.S. Open 'discrimination' over wheelchair omission

Australian Paralympic tennis champion Dylan Alcott has slammed the omission of the wheelchair tournament from the U.S. Open, calling it "disgusting discrimination".

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 7:15 pm(NZT)

High penalty count will open game up eventually: Gatland

Fans should get used to a greater number of penalties in the early stages of Super Rugby Aotearoa as teams adjust to new rule interpretations but the end result should be a more open, free flowing game, Waikato Chiefs coach Warren Gatland has said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:33 pm(NZT)

Exclusive: La Liga television audiences soar 48% in first week back

Spanish football's international viewing figures have increased by over 48% since the season returned after being halted for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organising body La Liga said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:08 pm(NZT)

On this day: Born June 19, 1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, NBA player

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki was one of the finest imports to feature in the NBA and became the first European player to win the league's Most Valuable Player award (MVP) in 2007 before he led the franchise to a maiden championship in 2011.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 6:03 pm(NZT)

Speaking about social issues more normal for players now: Rashford

Expressing opinions on social issues and campaigning for change is becoming more normal for the current generation of players, Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has said.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 5:40 pm(NZT)

Serena 'cannot wait' to play in this year's U.S. Open

Fears that strict health protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak could deter the game's biggest names from competing at this year's U.S. Open were somewhat allayed on Wednesday when Serena Williams confirmed she will play the New York event.

Source: Reuters: Sports News | 18 Jun 2020 | 4:50 pm(NZT)

UFC 228 - Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till LIVE fight updates

Darren Till could become the second British UFC champion tonight if he dethrones Tyron Woodley. The Liverpudlian has never tasted defeatbut faces a massive test against the American.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 1:36 pm(NZT)

PETER CROUCH: Roy Keane’s death stare saved me from being just another plonker in a flash car...

PETER CROUCH: I’ve seen football change over the past 20 years. I’ve been promoted, relegated, won trophies, gone without scoring, played for my country, been bought, sold, loaned and called ‘a freak’.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 1:07 pm(NZT)

We’ll miss Alastair Cook, and not just for his ability to score runs

STUART BROAD: Whenever Alastair Cook walked out to bat he made me feel at ease — and I can’t think of a bigger compliment to an opening batsman than that.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:56 pm(NZT)

Serena Williams receives game penalty after outburst at umpire as Osaka takes US Open

MIKE DICKSON AT FLUSHING MEADOWS: Osaka stormed to a sensational US Open final win last night when she beat Serena Williams, who totally lost her head in a dramatic match.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:55 pm(NZT)

Sol Campbell rubbishes England's World Cup heroics

Former England defender Sol Campbell has dismissed talk of a revival under Gareth Southgate, saying the country simply got lucky at the World Cup and are still well behind Europe’s elite.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:43 pm(NZT)

Amir Khan climbs off the canvas to defeat Samuel Vargas by unanimous decision

JEFF POWELL AT ARENA BIRMINGHAM: Khan won the second fight of his comeback by a mile, as he should, but this was not the easy walk in the park he had predicted.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:43 pm(NZT)

Mohamed Salah scores twice, creates two assists and misses two penalties as Egypt thrash Niger

The Liverpool star scored twice, created two assists and missed two penalties as Egypt thrashed Niger 6-0 at home in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:36 pm(NZT)

Joseph O'Brien fighting fit as he eyes to continue his family's notable success

For a man that battled the scales which forced his premature retirement from the riding ranks, Joseph O'Brien still looks lean enough to partner horse Latrobe next Saturday.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:28 pm(NZT)

Premier League clubs face race against time to increase amount of English players before Brexit

Premier League clubs will have to significantly increase the number of British footballers in their official 25-man squads under plans being formulated in Brexit talks.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:21 pm(NZT)

Mbappe and Pogba train with France team-mates while Koeman puts Holland stars through their paces

Mbappe, Pogba, Griezmann and Co were pictured preparing for the clash inside an empty Stade de France, which will play host to a celebratory occasion on Sunday.

Source: Sport | Mail Online | 9 Sep 2018 | 12:13 pm(NZT)














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