Stories about Sport

Jan 21 2018

Marta Kostyuk: 'I got a free one-hour lesson from Elina Svitolina'

Kostyuk had been labelled the "future of tennis" by some observers after becoming the youngest Australian Open second- round victor since "Swiss Miss" Martina Hingis ...

Jan 21 2018

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally 12th stage

With only three stages remaining now, Santosh would hope to move into the top 30. The two-time World Rally champion maintained his advantage over the second half of the...

Jan 21 2018

Rafael Nadal brands Australian Open conditions as 'dangerous'

Eighth seed Caroline Garcia booked a place in the third round after beating Czech Marketa Vondrousova 6-7 (3) 6-2 8-6 after nearly two and a half hours of play on Hisense...

Jan 20 2018

Who are the 2018 NBA All-Star starters for each conference?

Curry and James were named captains by virtue of receiving the most total votes in their respective conferences. Warriors pair Steph Curry and Kevin Durant , Pelicans ...

Jan 19 2018

ICC rankings: Kohli becomes 2nd Indian batsman to reach 900-point mark

It was Kohli's second gong at the 2017 ICC Awards, with the 29-year-old also being named the ODI Player of the Year. "Only the best of the best have won this award and ...

Jan 19 2018

Espanyol Snap Barca's 29-Game Unbeaten Run With Dramatic 88th Minute Winner

The last game they had lost in any competition was in the Spanish Super Cup to Real Madrid on August 16. This result gives them a great chance of turning the odds in ...

Jan 19 2018

Federer turns opening match into exhibition with 41 winners

Ron Burgundy and Roger Federer are a match made for laughs! One man Federer will not be facing, though, is compatriot Stan Wawrinka. For 30-year-old Djokovic who...

Jan 18 2018

Merciless Maria overcomes hiccup for big win

But Sharapova made sure there was to be no repeat of her collapse against the Latvian. American Sam Querrey is out of the Australian Open after losing his second-roun...

Jan 18 2018

Armageddon: Nassar faces abuse victims in intense court session

A coach who sent more than 100 girls to Larry Nassar for medical treatment told the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor to "go to hell" ...

Jan 17 2018

Arsenal in talks with Borussia Dortmund over signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The African forward has netted 141 times in 242 times in all competitions during his five-season spell at the German club to establish himself as one of Europe's top stri...

Jan 17 2018

No human on earth can stop me - Joshua

The 28-year-old said: "It will take more than any human to stop me on this journey". In response, Higgins said: "I'll give you a concession, he's mentally tougher than ...

Jan 16 2018

Colts, Titans may battle over Josh McDaniels

According to a NESN report , Patriots OC Josh McDaniels is the new "clear favorite" to take the Indianapolis Colts' head coach vacancy, NFL Media's Ian Rapoport re...

Jan 16 2018

Football legend Cyrille Regis dies aged 59

A playing career that also included stints at Aston Villa and Wolverhampton ended in 1996. As an global, Regis represented England at Under-21 and B level, before...

Jan 16 2018

San Francisco Trade For 5-Time All-Star Andrew McCutchen

For the second time in less than a month, the San Francisco Giants acquired a franchise player from a small-market team with designs on rebuilding. The Pirates and Gi...

Jan 15 2018

Zinedine Zidane running out of ideas as Real Madrid crisis deepens

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos said the Spanish champions can not defend their title and are fighting to finish in La Liga's top four after their defeat to Vill...

Jan 15 2018

Kerber sinks local hope Barty to win Sydney title

It was Kerber's first title since the 2016 US Open and was the left-hander's second win over the 19th-ranked Barty in three meetings. "Ash is a great player, she played...

Jan 15 2018

Liverpool v Manchester City: Essential reading for Super Sunday

Manchester City's unbeaten run in the Premier League has come to an end at the hands of Liverpool . But 90 minutes later, Pep Guardiola's side were licking their ...

Jan 14 2018

Harry Kane makes history in Tottenham Hotspur rout of Everton

The Argentine was left purring again after watching Kane break the club's Premier League record, set by Teddy Sheringham , with a double that took his career tally to ...

Jan 14 2018

Great Britain set record medal target for Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang 2018

NBC and Intel also said that viewers will also be able to "fly through the Olympic world, tour Olympic venues and different areas throughout Korea". "The Olympics have...

Jan 13 2018

UEFA Team of the Year revealed

UEFA picked its all-star team after 8.8 million votes. Eden Hazard has been rewarded for his fantastic year of 2017 with a spot in the UEFA Fan's Team of the Year. Cr...