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Zidane half-time talk was key to victory, says Ronaldo

Two-goal Cristiano Ronaldo thanked Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane for a halftime team talk that fired the Spanish club to a 4-1 victory over Juventus in the Champions League final. Juventus were still hopeful of winning the trophy for the first time in 21 years

Buckley will not play for Cork footballers this season

After months of speculation, it’s been confirmed that dual star Rena Buckley will not feature for Cork in the 2017 football championship this summer, writes Mary White. Buckley, who holds a total of 17 senior All-Ireland medals, 11 of which she has won in football,

Venus Williams the 2017 French Open champ? Why not?

PARIS — It was the opening Sunday of the 2013 French Open, and as the light was fading on Court Suzanne Lenglen, the crowd was transfixed as a match between Urszula Radwanska and Venus Williams hit the three-hour mark. The two players continued to trade

NBA playoffs Why Kevin Durant sees world differently now

Kevin Durant ranks No. 8 in the ESPN World Fame 100. This story about him appears in ESPN The Magazine’s June 12 World Fame Issue. Subscribe today! HE CHOSE the house in the hills because it provided the most expansive view: the Bay, the bridge,

Durham v Northamptonshire: Max Holden ton puts Northants in charge

England Under-19s batsman Max Holden is at Wantage Road on loan from Middlesex Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Emirates Riverside (day two): Durham 166: Richardson 27; Buck 6-34 & 78-1: Cook 39* Northants 338: Holden 124, Cobb 96, Rossington 65; Coughlin 5-49, McCarthy 3-128 Northants