Tag: finals

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

World Cup roundup: Bergwijn and Depay secure finals spot for Netherlands

30 Views0 Comments

Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay scored late as the Netherlands qualified for next year’s World Cup with a 2-0 home victory over Norway on Tuesday to win Group G. The Dutch return to the finals after missing out on t...

Diana Taurasi lost in the WNBA finals but her greatness remains secure

72 Views0 Comments

It was all set up perfectly for Diana Taurasi. After the Phoenix Mercury’s postseason series win over the Las Vegas Aces, the WNBA legend flew back home to witness her wife give birth to the couple’s second child. The...

Copper and Quigley lead Sky past Mercury in Game 1 of WNBA finals

31 Views0 Comments

Kahleah Copper scored 22 points, Allie Quigley added 18 and the hot-shooting Chicago Sky opened the WNBA finals with a 91-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday. The Sky withstood Phoenix’s fast start and took cont...

Diana Taurasi leads Phoenix Mercury past Aces to advance to WNBA finals

51 Views0 Comments

When Phoenix Mercury coach Sandy Brondello was asked what was the difference in the fourth quarter, she had a simple response: It was Diana Taurasi. Taurasi scored 14 of her 24 points in the fourth quarter, and Brittn...

Laura and Jason Kenny win silver medals in Olympic team cycling finals

60 Views0 Comments

Laura Kenny and Great Britain’s women’s team pursuit squad had to settle for silver as Germany won gold in a world record time Her husband, Jason, took silver in the men’s team sprint shortly afterwards to become GB’s...

With Giannis less than 100%, the NBA finals already feel like Chris Paul’s series

60 Views0 Comments

There is an axiom that a playoff series does not truly begin until one team wins on the road. And that, for the most part, is true. Yet you could be forgiven for watching Phoenix’s 118-105 home victory over Milwaukee ...

Chris Paul scores 32 in NBA finals debut as Phoenix take Game 1 from Milwaukee

28 Views0 Comments

Chris Paul delivered an NBA finals debut that was well worth his lengthy wait. A few more games like it and the Suns might finally bring the championship to Phoenix. Paul had 32 points and nine assists, Devin Booker ...

NBA finals predictions: Bucks or Suns? Our writers share their picks

61 Views0 Comments

Limit the Bucks’ second and third options. Giannis Antetokounmpo, who remains day-to-​day with left knee injury, will find a way to hit baskets when he gets on the floor. It might be in transition. It might be in the ...

Milwaukee Bucks on brink of NBA finals after Game 5 win over Atlanta Hawks

52 Views0 Comments

Brook Lopez scored a playoff career-high 33 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood Giannis Antetokounmpo’s absence to beat the Atlanta Hawks 123-112 on Thursday night for a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals....

Clippers keep NBA title dream alive with Game 5 Western finals win over Suns

46 Views0 Comments

Paul George scored 41 points, Reggie Jackson added 23 and the resilient Los Angeles Clippers staved off elimination by beating the Phoenix Suns 116-102 on Monday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. The s...

The highest scoring game in Euros history? The opener at the first finals

68 Views0 Comments

The opening matches of major tournaments are often cagey affairs. With neither side willing to risk too much so early on, entertainment is sacrificed for the sake of a solid if unspectacular start. The last four openi...

Oligarch v sheikh: Champions League final’s battle of the billionaires

91 Views0 Comments

Welcome to the battle of the billionaires. On the pitch the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City in Porto on Saturday will be the biggest match of most of the players’ careers. On the touchline i...

Northern Ireland Women make history by qualifying for Euro 2022 finals

55 Views0 Comments

Marissa Callaghan and Nadene Caldwell confirmed Northern Ireland Women’s qualification for the Euro 2022 finals as they secured a 2-0 play-off second leg victory over Ukraine. Skipper Callaghan’s 55th-minute strike g...