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KIEV (Reuters) - A sensational overhead strike from Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale and two calamitous errors by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave the Spanish side a third straight Champions League title with a 3-1 win in an incident-packed final on Saturday.
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - South African Olympic and world champion Caster Semenya ran the year's fastest women's 800 meters and American Ronnie Baker spoiled Christian Coleman's outdoor debut with a wind-assisted 9.78 seconds in the 100 meters at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - The raw material has never been in doubt but Germany's Alexander Zverev now has the mentality to start punching his weight in the grand slams, according to two former French Open champions.
MONACO (Reuters) - Red Bull have told Max Verstappen he needs to stop making mistakes after the 20-year-old Dutch driver wrecked his Monaco Grand Prix chances with a crash in Saturday's final practice.
LeBron James' 46 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday night carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-99 win over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, tying the Eastern Conference finals at 3-3.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love exited Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston on Friday following a head-to-head collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum during the first quarter.
The Toronto Raptors brought in San Antonio Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka to interview for their head-coaching opening on Thursday and Friday, respectively, according to a report from ESPN.
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.
EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - American world champion Sam Kendricks outlasted a high-quality pole vault field in tricky conditions while Olympic gold medalist Thomas Rohler led a German domination of the javelin at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan gears up to host the Rugby World Cup and Olympic Games in consecutive years, many businesses are seizing on the opportunity to capitalize on the influx of tourists, media and athletes for both big events.