Stories about Sport

Jun 17 2018

Mesut Ozil makes it 26 consecutive starts in major competitions

Javier Hernandez's superb one-two with Andres Guardado allowed him to spin away from Mats Hummels just inside the Germany half and feed Lozano down the left. Mexico ...

Jun 17 2018

Queiroz calls for unity and fairness after Iran beat Morocco

Then came the error from Bouhaddouz, the drama and the agony as Iran grabbed just their second World Cup win. The two-foot long tube with a plastic horn at the end ...

Jun 17 2018

Phil returns to 13th, makes putt and hilariously mocks himself

He said, 'I don't know what [my] score that is. For some reason, he made a decision to give himself the gift of a two-stroke penalty during the third round of the U.S. ...

Jun 17 2018

Sri Lanka deny ball-tampering accusations, continue to play Test ‘under protest’

Dinesh Chandimal was charged for breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct. Going into Sunday's (NZ time) third day, the tourists were instructed to play with a...

Jun 15 2018

Good news about the Egyptian King Mohamed Salah

Cuper claimed that Salah is "almost 100% certain" to feature against Uruguay in Yekaterinberg on Friday afternoon. "We want him to be involved because he worked so ...

Jun 15 2018

Griezmann announces Atletico stay

Two days before the final of the Europa League, he said: "Everyone tells me to go, go away, they think I have everything done and I do not tell them". "This is going to m...

Jun 13 2018

Justify dominates Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown victor

Scat Daddy's bloodlines include Canadian-breds Nijinsky (an English Triple Crown champion), Northern Dancer and Storm Bird. Justify's romp resulted in a quarter in 23...

Jun 13 2018

French Open glance: Nadal taking on Thiem in final | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Nadal has never failed to win the title when reaching the last four at Roland Garros , but knows that Del Potro, who he has lost to five times in 14 meetings, is a risky...

Jun 13 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo prefers transfer to Man United this summer

Five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo fuelled talk of an exit from Real following their third consecutive Champions League triumph in Kiev against Liverpool. "A defeat o...

Jun 11 2018

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title

I feel very lucky to all of the things that have happened to me. At the age of 19, he became the first teenager to win a major singles title since Pete Sampras at the U...

Jun 10 2018

Lyon put an end to Nabil Fekir’s proposed transfer to Liverpool

The Reds were expected to complete a deal for the 24-year-old former Saint-Priest frontman. However, it's now believed that the deal has collapsed due to findings in t...

Jun 10 2018

Halep fights back to clinch French Open title

The American, who will break into the top five for the first time when the new rankings are released on Monday, broke Halep in the fourth game before taking the first set...

Jun 10 2018

Most Americans think National Football League players kneeling isn't unpatriotic

He offered to let them name people they feel were unfairly treated by the justice system and he would pardon them. And I'm going to ask them to recommend to me people t...

Jun 10 2018

If anyone can take down Rafa at Roland Garros, it's Dominic Thiem

Fitness permitting, Nadal is arguably the most in-form player in world tennis at the present moment and his record at Roland Garros is barely believable. "But I guess...

Jun 08 2018

Refreshed Rafael Nadal surges into French Open semifinals

When the players came back on for half an hour Nadal had rediscovered his serve and found his forehand, until at 5-3 30-15 the heavens opened again. He buckled at 5-5 t...

Jun 08 2018

LeBron James REVELATION: NBA analyst makes shock prediction about Cavs star

But James - tagged as the greatest player of his generation - let everyone knew that yes, they were similar, but not exactly the same. "Now everyone is trying to figure...

Jun 08 2018

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie gives emotional tribute to sick father

And the fans finally have a hero. Now the National Hockey League story of Alex Ovechkin is now complete. He's answered his critics, who said he lacked heart and the l...

Jun 07 2018

Brazil legend labels Man United signing Fred a 'wonderful player'

Chelsea's Willian, who is on global duty with Fred ahead of the World Cup and is another to have worked under Mourinho, added of his Brazil team-mate: "He has a lot of ...

Jun 07 2018

A great game from LeBron James is no longer enough for Cavaliers

Game 2 of the NBA Finals did not offer has many obvious breakdowns as the first game. "It's typical of him", James said of Trump's situation with the Eagles. If it's ...

Jun 03 2018

Twitter jokes about Marcus Smart's flop in Game 7

Boston Celtics general manager and president of basketball operations Danny Ainge has scoffed at talks suggesting the team were better off without Kyrie Irving and Go...