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Real Madrid vs. Liverpool: The tables have turned

The Champions League final once again pits tournament royalty against outsiders hoping to upset the odds. But this time the tables have turned.

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Ronaldo on getting shirtless: 'It just happens'

Cristiano Ronaldo is adamant he never sets out to celebrate goals by whipping his jersey off and flexing his muscles, insisting "it just happens."

Which strike trio will win the UCL?

Real Madrid vs. Liverpool will be a tale of two attacking trios as the "BBC" goes up against Salah, Firmino and Mane. It's a study in contrasts.

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics

Watch the Game 6 action live on Kwesé TV @ 02:30 (CAT)

Pressure's on James, Cavaliers in Game 6 vs. Celtics

This stage was made for LeBron James.

5-on-5: Will the Cavs come back? What does a loss mean for LeBron?

How likely is a Cavs rally from down 3-2, and is LeBron James gone if they lose? Our experts answer the big questions before a huge Game 6.

What does LeBron have left?

Rachel Nichols questions if LeBron James has enough left in the tank to get the Cavaliers to the Finals.


UEFA Champions League Final

Ogden talks UCL final storylines & Liverpool ticket issues

ESPN FC's Dan Thomas and Mark Ogden build up to the UCL final and discuss the latest issues plaguing Liverpool supporters in Kiev.


Wijnaldum: Salah can match Messi and Ronaldo

Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum insists Mo Salah must replicate his form for many years to be mentioned with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.


Formula 1

Monaco GP on Kwesé TV

The story behind Monaco's promotional grid models

An explanation behind the promotional models set to grace the grid in Monaco and why it is not simply a case of Formula One doing a U-Turn on its decision to end the practice of grid girls in 2018.

F1's 'grid girl' definition is hair-splitting on an extreme level

Kate Walker questions the continued use of promotional models at the Monaco Grand Prix and why it still sends the wrong message to Formula One's audience, even if it is not a parade of 'grid girls' in the traditional sense.

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.


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.


Can Red Bull emerge victorious in Monaco?

ESPN's Jennie Gow and Craig Scarborough preview the Monaco Grand Prix and who the track will favour.


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.


Must Reads

How does fasting during Ramadan affect Muslim players?

Many Muslims will play in the UCL final and World Cup. But how does fasting from sunrise to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan affect them?


Juiced baseballs, starting relievers and MLB's next big thing

Now that we know baseballs are flying higher than ever, is there a fix? Also, what to make of bullpenning, and get ready for the best series of 2018.

'Federer incredible, but Serena the best ever' - Mary Pierce

Pierce, who is in Bengaluru as a brand ambassador for the TCS World 10K, spoke to ESPN on a variety of topics, including Maria Sharapova's return from a doping ban, partnering up with a 16-year-old Sania Mirza, and the future of women's tennis.

2018 FIFA World Cup

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WC Moments - Ronaldinho lobs Seaman

Unlike some of the other all-time greatest to have starred at the World Cup - players like Pelé, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane - Ronaldinho arguably never had that one standout moment at the tournament.

Ronaldinho lobs Seaman - 2002



Hearn: McDonnell faces toughest fight of career

Promoter Eddie Hearn admits Jamie McDonnell faces his toughest fight yet against Naoya Inoue -- but hopes his height advantage will be decisive in Tokyo on Friday.

Lomachenko officially vacates jr. lightweight belt

Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko has vacated his junior lightweight world title, opting instead to keep the lightweight world title he won from Jorge Linares on May 12.

President Trump pardons ex-boxing champ Johnson

Donald Trump posthumously pardons Jack Johnson, the first black man to become world heavyweight champion, for a 1913 conviction for violating the Mann Act.


South Africa

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.

Who's on Rassie's radar in European finals?

While there may be two finals in Europe this weekend, Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will almost certainly be watching another match more closely ahead of his first squad announcement.

English Championship Final

LIVE on Kwesé TV I Saturday @ 17:30

Why Fulham are favourites in the Championship playoff final

The ESPN FC guys share their reasons for picking Fulham to defeat Aston Villa in the Championship playoff final.


Fulham's Ream predicts 'cagey' playoff final

The United States international is determined not to miss out on promotion for the second straight year.

Villa would let Terry skip games vs. Chelsea

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says he will allow John Terry to decide whether he plays against Chelsea if the club win promotion.

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