Stories about Sport

Jun 17 2018

Messi fails to match Ronaldo as Iceland catch Argentina cold in Moscow

Fellow sports presenter Seema Jaswal backed Oatley's claims - made from inside the Otkrytiye Arena where Iceland were holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw . That chance came ...

Jun 17 2018

Dhawan ton puts India in control in Afghanistan's test debut

But growing up in a tough environment where such militant attacks were common did not deter spin sensation Khan. India is the world's top-ranked test side. The routine ...

Jun 17 2018

Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio with Lakers his top destination

Yahoo Sports" Shams Charania reports Leonard "has grown uncomfortable with the Spurs and is ready for move'. Leonard could receive a five-year, $219 million contrac...

Jun 17 2018

Johnson stretches Open lead, Tiger misses cut

Open here, Shinnecock Hills gained notoriety for slick greens that had to be watered between groups. Piercy, who made the field as an alternate and was one of four fi...

Jun 13 2018

Old Scottish song billed as England's World Cup 'secret weapon'

France and Portugal are other possible opponents at this stage - as are England's Euro 2016 conquerors Iceland. "Obviously I understand you've got the Champions Lea...

Jun 13 2018

Despite not playing, United States leads World Cup flight booking growth to Russian Federation

Blatter was at the helm of Federation Internationale de Football Association when Russia won the right to host the World Cup in 2010, beating England , among others,...

Jun 11 2018

Nadal eyes 11th French Open as Thiem shrugs off expectations

The clay-court specialist from Spain raced to a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory in two hours and 42 minutes over his younger Austrian rival and first-time major finalist on a warm,...

Jun 10 2018

CM Punk Loses Second UFC Fight by Decision

He was scheduled to fight for the UFC Middleweight title on Saturday against Robert Whittaker . "Walking away at this point you know I have a job to do and I have ...

Jun 10 2018

Justify Wins Triple Crown at Belmont

But it would be 37 years before the Baffert-trained American Pharoah would become the 12th Triple Crown victor in 2015. Saturday's race will be run 45 years to the day ...

Jun 10 2018

Egypt, Nigeria continue to splutter in World Cup warm-ups

Mohamed Salah has opted not to end his public feud with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos following their clash in the Champions League final. After being named i...

Jun 08 2018

Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

Singapore is probably the most diplomatically neutral place where they've based people historically - more for trade reasons than diplomacy, said John Kim, a Korean-Am...

Jun 08 2018

Warriors take Game 3 as Durant flips script on LeBron

This was not exactly the same shot from Kevin Durant . LeBron James scored 33 points and Kevin Love 20 for the Cavs, who have fallen into a hole in which no team ...

Jun 08 2018

Liverpool to complete £55m Nabil Fekir transfer in next 24 hours

Anfield officials will continue negotiations on Friday, increasingly hopeful of a deal before the 24-year-old heads for World Cup duty. Liverpool want to wrap up th...

Jun 08 2018

Cecchinato enjoys life-changing moment at French Open

There already has been rain at Roland Garros on Tuesday, and there is more in the forecast, so it could be a stop-and-start afternoon. The Austrian is aiming to reach...

Jun 08 2018

Anthem row: Trump scraps event

Over the last 24 hours, U.S. President Donald Trump has rescinded the invitation of a White House visit to the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles over a disput...

Jun 08 2018

Caps hammer Knights, one game from taking Stanley Cup

So we know that Washington has been quite effective - particularly in the last two games - at limiting those "Grade A" chances by Vegas . He's a physical presence back...

Jun 07 2018

Terror threats to Messi see World Cup warm-up match cancelled

Argentina canceled a World Cup warmup game against Israel's national soccer team, citing unspecified "threats and provocations" against one of the tournament's star playe...

Jun 07 2018

Nigeria's kit sold out minutes after release

Shirt maker Nike received a staggering 3 million orders for the shirts before they even hit the shops, generating an incredible $255 million in profits for the company....

Jun 07 2018

Belmont Stakes Draw: Justify Is Favorite in Bid for Triple Crown

A win would make him the 13th Triple Crown victor, the second in four years, and would give Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his second Triple Crown victor and Hall o...

Jun 07 2018

Germany to Win 2018 World Cup, Say Economists at German Bank

Southgate will take comfort from the performance of Cahill, whose powerful headed goal from a corner after seven minutes will strengthen his claim for a place in the he...