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BIGBANG's Taeyang Appointed As Ambassador For Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

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Do plans to discuss the matter with Jang and IOC President Thomas Bach, both of whom are scheduled to visit South Korea later this month to attend the closing ceremony of an worldwide Taekwondo competition. Tension has been high for months over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, and due to fears it will conduct a sixth nuclear test and more ballistic missile launches in defiance of U.N. Read More »

Ferrari 'there or thereabouts' heading into Azerbaijan GP qualifying

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With just minutes of the session remaining, the 19-year-old lost control of his vehicle under braking and span into the nearside barrier. I think we are OK, I think it is a question of getting everything together. It is close with Mercedes , Ferrari and also Force India and Williams aren't too far, so it looks pretty competitive out there, and it was fun. Read More »

Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced they have traded left wing Brandon Saad , goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks . "All I can say is you do your best and we gave it a real good shot". However, it looks like the Blackhawks are going to try to trade his contract to a team willing to absorb it, according to Chris Nichols. Read More »

Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

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Not too long after the Los Angeles Lakers took Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in the National Basketball Association draft?- and?after his father, LaVar, declared to ESPN's Jeff Goodman that the Lakers would be playoff-bound in 2018 -? In fact, Walton said he'll just be happy if Lonzo Ball can lead the Lakers to "a couple of Summer League victories" when he heard what the elder Ball said. Read More »

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Celtic FC's Leigh Griffith has been linked with a move south to Leeds this summer, and after watching the Scottish striker in action for his national team against England will give hope to the Elland Road faithful that the links are more than just empty rumors. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

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India had no such problems in knocking off the runs with 12 overs to spare, with captain Virat Kohli taking his team home with 76 not out. Kohli's side avoided the embarrassment of an early exit as they survived the must-win encounter to advance from Group B in style. Read More »

McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

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While he believes McIlroy is the world's most gifted golfer but suggested that he's "bored" with the sport, adding that not having Tiger Woods to compete with has had a negative impact on the 28 year-old. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer". The US Open was only his seventh appearance of the year, following two lay-offs caused by a rib injury plus a few weeks away from golf to ... Read More »

Donnarumma rejects new AC Milan contract

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The 18-year-old has opted against signing a contract renewal, with his existing deal due to expire in 2018, meaning Milan are likely to cash in during this transfer window to prevent him from leaving for free next year. Manchester United's proposed swap deal for Cristiano Ronaldo could see them move for Gianluigi Donnarumma , whose contract demands were mocked by Italy fans on Sunday. Read More »

Brooke Henderson stumbles late, keeps Meijer LPGA lead

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Patience has been the key word for Thompson this weekend and she's reiterated it all three days. "Just a bad miss, stupid mistake". "I had a really good feeling and made a lot of birdies, a lot of putts". "It's been a packed leaderboard since the very first shot on the first hole". Thompson also shot 64, amassing six birdies and a bogey, to edge Lee-Anne Pace by one shot overall after the South African fired a sizzling eight-under 61 in a round which included two eagles, five birdies and ... Read More »

New Zealand try new black magic to end US America's Cup spell

Both ACC boats were even off the start-line in Race Two , but Team NZ built superior speed to the first mark and quickly extended to more than a minute in front at the third gate. Race 4 was to follow. After going into the competition one point down, the New Zealanders needed to win eight races to win the America's Cup , the world's oldest worldwide sporting competition. Read More »

Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

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The new football arena in St. Petersburg is hosting the opening and final matches of the Confederations Cup , also dubbed as the Tournament of Champions. The Confederations Cup precedes the World Cup by a year to guarantee that the facilities and provisions of the host country are ready. Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino officially opened the tournament. Read More »

Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby criminal case

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But the judge sent them back to try to reach a unanimous verdict. Less than 48 hours later, and working into the weekend on the 11th day of the trial, the panel informed the judge that they were still deadlocked on all three counts of indecent aggravated assault. Read More »

'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

Phil Mickelson had to withdraw from the event after realizing he wouldn't arrive on time. Jamie Lovemark and J.B. He had just taken off on his second flight of the day in a hybrid of a typical blimp and a balloon envelope when he decided it was too windy and planned to return to a private airstrip. Read More »

San Francisco Giants 2017 draft picks with Bay Area ties

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Seventy-five student-athletes from ACC programs were selected during the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, which concluded on Wednesday. The Jacksonville University junior right-handed pitcher went in the third round to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, his second time being drafted by a major league club. Read More »

Deontay Wilder Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

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Police in Tuscaloosa, Alabama , said in a statement that they arrested Wilder on Wednesday afternoon after they found marijuana in his Cadillac Escalade . "Deontay has been out-of-state for several days", Patterson told the Tuscaloosa News . The arresting officer said he smelled marijuana coming from Wilder's auto. Read More »

Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

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The Hall of Famer will tackle a hard job as the Sabres' fifth head coach since the 2012-13 season. And Housley was hired by another new-comer, general manager Jason Botterill . Under his tutelage, Nashville had at least one player finish in the top five in voting for the James Norris Memorial Trophy every season from 2013-14 to 2015-16. Read More »

Apple Now Allows Users to Tip with In-App Purchases

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The notion that something like this appears in the App Store - which Apple is supposed to keep close tabs on - is noting short of infuriating and inexcusable. It's basically a Flappy Bird clone that you control with your voice, which sounds utterly terrible, so maybe Apple's decision to reject it was just as much about quality as it was about content. Read More »

Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title

Third seed Wawrinka arrived full of confidence as, at 32, he tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972. So many reason made that score today, but mainly because he was playing better.' You said before your last two slam finals that you were struck by a lot of nerves and you maybe felt that it could be your last. Read More »

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

They lead the Predators 3-0 after 20 minutes. His questionable positioning led to Pontus Aberg's dangle in Game 2. Matt Murray has given up eight goals in the last two games of the Stanley Cup Finals . Following that season, the Penguins shipped him out along with Scott Harrington, Kasperi Kapanen and two picks to the Toronto Maple Leafs in a deal that saw Phil Kessel come the other way. Read More »

Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

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The 82-point effort from these two kicked off the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history. Frankly, the NBA's regular season was nearly a waste of time. "They deserve a lot more credit than, 'Well, they're talented". James had won two titles as part of another "super team" in Miami but last year's crown meant even more to his legacy. Read More »

Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

The 2014 runner-up, who saved a match point in the previous round, will become world number one if she defeats Jelena Ostapenko, the daredevil Latvian who blazed her way to Saturday's final. The Czech made 24 errors in losing the first set, but finally edged ahead at 4-2 in the second. She had gone more than 1½ years without winning a title at any level. Read More »

South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins ShopRite LPGA Classic

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Nordqvist carded an even par 71 and said she'd be aggressive on Sunday in seeking a third-straight title. The missed cut also meant she would not advance to the No. "It felt good today to go out there and crush all of it and keep building momentum", Wie said. "We were on the clock for four holes", Creamer said. Read More »

Graham Rahal wins Detroit Grand Prix pole by default

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The 28-year-old Rahal, son of racing legend Bobby Rahal, led 55 out of 70 laps to win the first Dual in Detroit at the Grand Prix on Belle Isle Saturday afternoon. Rahal beat Dixon by 6.14 seconds. For Dixon, he will now be resting the ankle and preparing himself for more of the same on Sunday for race two, although he hopes to improve the performance of his auto to be in with a better shot of victory. Read More »

Spieth chases Lingmerth as Johnson falters at Memorial

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Other Australians to make the weekend included Matt Griffin (71, two over) and rookie Curtis Luck (70, three over). Kuchar's round was bogey-free until the hard par-3 16th, but he was able to erase it on the 17th hole with a 155-yard approach to eight feet that led to a birdie. Read More »

Arsenal hands Wenger new contract after review of struggles

BBC Sport claims that Arsenal will make an official announcement regarding Wenger's future today. Wenger has been heavily criticised this season, with Arsenal fans calling for his resignation after their team failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Read More »