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Bale earns Real third straight Champions League crown as Karius has night to forget

Mark Ogden: Two goals from Gareth Bale - including a stunning overhead kick - and two disastrous mistakes from Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave Real Madrid a third successive Champions League final victory.

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Ronaldo: 'It's been very nice playing for Real'

Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season Saturday.

Karius' howlers define Liverpool's defeat to Madrid

While Loris Karius made some impressive saves, it will be his two howlers that will be remembered in Liverpool's 3-1 Champions League final loss.

Liverpool fans react: Karius let himself down today

Liverpool fans at Anfield react to Liverpool's Champions League final loss to Real Madrid, Mo Salah's injury and Loris Karius' goalkeeping howlers.


Are Real Madrid indisputably the best of all time?

The FC crew assess whether Real Madrid's four UCL titles in five years make them the best team ever, despite only two La Liga titles in nine years.


Mohamed Salah leaves stadium in sling

Mohamed Salah is seen walking through the tunnel with his left arm in a sling after Liverpool's loss in the Champions League final.


What to make of Ronaldo's comments on his future

Steve Nicol explains why Cristiano Ronaldo should leave Real Madrid this summer as the FC crew react to his cryptic comments after the UCL final.


Klopp: Salah injury 'very bad for Mo, Liverpool & Egypt'

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp fears the worst for Mo Salah, who has gone to hospital for X-rays to examine his "collarbone or shoulder" injury.


Sergio Ramos & Real Madrid lift their third straight UCL title

Three in a row. Four in five years. Real Madrid are kings of Europe once again, as they lift the Champions League trophy in Kiev.


Top Sports Headlines

Splash Brothers outscore the Rockets in second half, force Game 7

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry combined for 11 3-pointers for the Warriors in the second half of Game 6 to turn a double-digit deficit into a blowout victory.

Swaggy P says Rodman came to him in a dream

Nick Young shares that Dennis Rodman crashed his dream and told him "you're gonna play a little defense."


Draymond on Game 7: 'This is what you live for'

Draymond Green says in the second half the Warriors flipped a switch and played like their lives were "on the line."


Steph says Warriors 'woke up' in 2nd half

Steph Curry talks about how the Warriors were able to turn things around in the second half and how they plan to approach Game 7.


KD, Steph dodge question about '16 playoff in OKC

Kevin Durant asks "please don't go there" when a reporter starts to ask about the Thunder-Warriors series, when OKC blew a 3-2 series lead.


Klay jokes 'I was born for it'

When asked about his huge Game 6 in the Western Conference finals two years ago, Klay Thompson credits hard work before making a joke.


D'Antoni excited for Warriors in H-Town

Mike D'Antoni talks about what it means to be at home for Game 7 and CP3's status, joking he wasn't "pre-med" so he doesn't know the specifics.


Steph drills 3 in front of Houston bench

Steph Curry hits a corner 3-pointer in the midst of a 4th-quarter run from Golden State.


Formula 1

Monaco GP on Kwesé TV

Sublime Ricciardo storms to pole position

Daniel Ricciardo posted a sublime lap to capture pole position for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.

Merc accepts 'step backwards' in engine tech for 2021

Mercedes has agreed to Formula One's plans to ditch the MGU-H from the existing power units as part of a wider plan to improve the spectacle of the sport

What's it like driving around the Monaco circuit?

ESPN's Laurence Edmondson takes a lap around the historic Monaco track to give an inside scoop on the famous landmarks and turns.


Why Monaco's grid girls won't be here to stay

Jennie Gow explains why grid girls will make a return in Monaco, but are unlikely to remain for the rest of the season.


Hamilton: Monaco most technical and challenging circuit

World champion Lewis Hamilton is excited to return to Monaco for this week's Formula One Grand Prix.


South Africa

Many new faces in Springbok squad

SA Rugby Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has included 17 uncapped players in his first Springbok squad of 43 for the four Tests next month, against Wales in the USA and Castle Lager Incoming Series at home against England.

Who will Rassie name as Springbok captain?

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus must be thinking long and hard about who will lead his Springboks in the June Tests, starting in Washington DC against Wales on 2 June.


Salah's miserable UCL final

Egypt 'optimistic' Salah can play in World Cup

Salah left the pitch in tears when he was forced to come off injured in the 29th minute against Real Madrid after landing awkwardly on his shoulder.

Salah leaves UCL final in tears after injury , World Cup in doubt

Mohamed Salah was in tears as he was forced to come off injured in the first half of the Champions League final.

Liverpool fans at Anfield applaud Salah as he exits UCL final

Liverpool fans watching the Champions League final at Anfield salute Mohamed Salah as they watch him leave the match injured in the first half.


Super Rugby

Saturday Recaps

Fourie bags brace as Lions claim vital win

Replacement hooker Corne Fourie scored two tries as the Lions defeated an ill-disciplined Stormers 26-23 in their Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.

Brumbies bank vital points with Loftus win

Brumbies fullback Tom Banks scored a brilliant late try as the Australian side claimed a 38-28 victory over the Bulls in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Cairney sends Fulham back to the big time

After four years in the Championship, Fulham are on their way back to the Premier League after their delightful style of play bettered Aston Villa.

Premier League-bound Fulham lift promotion playoff trophy

Fulham celebrate their victory over Aston Villa and resulting Premier League promotion by lifting the promotion playoff trophy at Wembley.


USMNT's Ream revels in Fulham's Premier League promotion

American international Tim Ream describes the feeling of returning to the Premier League after helping Fulham beat Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium.

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