LeBron James played through a myriad of injuries Sunday as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Nico Rosberg took a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton's chances with a late pitstop while he was leading.
Three-time champion Saina Nehwal is likely to clash with fellow Indian P V Sindhu in the women's singles second round of the Rs. 5 crore (USD 800,000) Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here next month.
NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display on Saturday as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals.
Lewis Hamilton realised one of his greatest dreams Saturday when he claimed his maiden Monaco Grand Prix pole position and, in the process, ended Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's ambitions of a top spot hat-trick in the Mediterranean principality.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a rain-hit second practice session at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced Tuesday the club is willing to accept the penalties handed down by the National Football League in the "Deflategate" scandal.
Stephen Curry tallied 34 points, six rebounds and five assists as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets 110-106 to take the early lead in their NBA playoff series.
Jamaica's six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt says his main focus for the remainder of his sprinting career is to secure a legacy as the greatest athlete of all times.
Olympic 400m champion Kirani James stormed to victory at the Shanghai Diamond League on Sunday, but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was a disappointing fifth in the 100m before her world title defence.
American Justin Gatlin stormed to victory at the Diamond League opener in Doha on Friday winning the 100m to serve notice to Usain Bolt ahead of the world athletics championships in Beijing in August.
The Atlanta Hawks advanced to the NBA semi-finals for the first time in 45 years with a 94-91 win over Washington in game six Friday after the referee waved off Paul Pierce's three-pointer at the buzzer.
Gagan Narang on Friday won the bronze medal in the 50m Rifle Prone Event of the ISSF World Cup at Fort Benning in USA, earning himself a quota place for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Cleveland displayed its depth of talent in the absence of strong performances by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, beating Chicago 94-73 on Thursday to win the series 4-2 and progress to the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
The Cleveland Cavaliers punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Thursday, but in the West the Los Angeles Clippers stunningly failed to get past the Houston Rockets.