Day: May 4, 2017

French Ligue 1 side Bastia were punished on Thursday for crowd violence which forced last month’s home match with Lyon to be abandoned at half time.The league’s disciplinary commission awarded Lyon a win and ordered Bastia’s Furiani stadium to be close…

Superstar forward Sidney Crosby skated on Thursday with his Pittsburgh Penguin teammates for the first time since suffering a concussion from an illegal cross-check to the head.”He’s in the process of rehabbing,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said of Cr…

Italians Stefano Pirazzi and Nicola Ruffoni were thrown out of the 100th Giro d’Italia on Thursday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed both had tested positive for a derivative of banned growth hormones.Pirazzi and Ruffoni both ride f…

French top seed Gael Monfils admitted he had simply been outclassed after crashing 6-2, 6-4 to South Korea’s Hyeon Chung in the second round of the Munich ATP tournament on Thursday.”I didn’t play my best tennis,” said the dread-locked French star who …