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Baseball legend Willie Mays dead at 93: family

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Baseball icon Willie Mays, one of the greatest players in the sport's history and beloved his for dazzling skill and …

Eleven swimmers in doping scandal named in China Olympic team

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China will send 11 swimmers implicated in a doping scandal to next month's Paris Olympics, after the country named its …

Oilers down Panthers to keep Stanley Cup dream alive

Jun 19 2024

The Edmonton Oilers held off a furious late rally to defeat the Florida Panthers 5-3 and keep their dreams of an …

Kane Williamson steps down as New Zealand captain

Jun 19 2024

Kane Williamson has stepped down as captain of New Zealand's white-ball teams, the Black Caps said Wednesday, days after …

Regan Smith books Paris berth with 100m backstroke world record

Jun 19 2024

Regan Smith clocked a world record 57.13sec to win the 100m backstroke at the US Olympic swimming trials on Tuesday, …

Southgate faces Foden dilemma ahead of England's Euro clash with Danes

Jun 19 2024

Gareth Southgate must solve his Phil Foden conundrum as the England playmaker struggles to reproduce his brilliant …

Willie Mays: Baseball's 'Say Hey Kid'

Jun 19 2024

Willie Mays was so good that even one of baseball's greatest plays couldn't define his Hall of Fame career.

'Scary' Portugal flex strength in depth to avoid slow Euros start

Jun 19 2024

Jose Mourinho had claimed even Portugal's reserves would be contenders for Euro 2024 and they relied on that strength in …

Korda unfazed by dip ahead of Women's PGA Championship

Jun 19 2024

World number one Nelly Korda has shrugged off her recent dip in form as she chases the third major title of her career …

Regan Smith clocks 100m backstroke world record of 57.13 in US trials win

Jun 19 2024

Regan Smith clocked a world record 57.13sec to win the 100m backstroke at the US Olympic trials in Indianapolis, …

'Best of the best' to race in new athletics circuit: Johnson

Jun 19 2024

US athletics great Michael Johnson on Tuesday announced the launch of a new track league which will see the "best of the …

Ronaldo's Portugal scrape Euro 2024 opening win, Turkey beat Georgia

Jun 19 2024

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal beat the Czech Republic 2-1 to claim a Euro 2024 debut victory on Tuesday but they needed …

Ledecky to skip 200m free in Paris 'if all goes well' at trials

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Katie Ledecky confirmed Tuesday she will skip the individual 200m freestyle at the Paris Olympics "if all goes well" and …

Messi takes center stage again for Copa America

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World champions Argentina get an expanded Copa America under way on Thursday with Lionel Messi looking to add a second …

Portugal hero Conceicao 'earned it': coach Martinez

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Portugal coach Roberto Martinez said youngster Francisco Conceicao deserved his moment in the limelight after rescuing a …

Czech coach Hasek angered by late Portugal winner

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Czech Republic coach Ivan Hasek was left frustrated after his side conceded in the 92nd minute to lose their Euro 2024 …

Conceicao snatches Portugal comeback win over Czechs

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Youngster Francisco Conceicao snatched Portugal a last-gasp 2-1 win over the Czech Republic in their Euro 2024 Group F …

Murray wins Queen's opener in 1,000th match of career, Alcaraz advances

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Andy Murray started what is likely to be his Queen's farewell on Tuesday by beating Alexei Popyrin as defending champion …

Turkey win thriller with spirited Euro 2024 debutants Georgia

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Turkey got their Euro 2024 campaign off to a thrilling start on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over Georgia that brought delight …

South Africa's Markram warns USA 'not small team anymore'

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South Africa captain Aiden Markram warned his side against under-estimating the United States ahead of their T20 World …

Sagnol 'proud' of Euro 2024 debutants Georgia after Turkey defeat

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Willy Sagnol said Tuesday he was proud of his Georgia team despite falling to a dramatic 3-1 defeat to Turkey in front …

Croatia 'deserve more respect', says coach Dalic

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Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic on Tuesday said his side "deserve more respect" for recent achievements, as they bid to …

Mbappe 'uncertain' for France Euro 2024 clash with Netherlands

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France captain Kylian Mbappe is a doubt for his team's Euro 2024 clash with the Netherlands after breaking his nose in …

Djokovic to play at Paris Games: Serbia Olympic Committee

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Former tennis world number one, Novak Djokovic will play at the Summer Olympics Games in Paris, the Olympic Committee of …

Rejuvenated Xhaka threatens another early exit for Scotland

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Scotland's Euro 2024 dreams quickly turned into a nightmare in a humiliation by Germany to open the tournament and they …

Robertson urges Scotland to play without fear against Swiss

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Scotland captain Andrew Robertson has urged his side to play without fear in Wednesday's vital Euro 2024 clash with …

Michael Johnson announces new athletics circuit for 2025

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US athletics great Michael Johnson on Tuesday announced the creation of a new circuit aimed at gathering the world's top …

Yakin warns Swiss to beware of Scotland backlash

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Switzerland boss Murat Yakin has warned his players not to underestimate wounded Scotland in Wednesday's crucial Euro …

Portugal's Pepe to set Euros age record against Czech Republic

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Pepe will set a new record as the oldest player to ever play at a European Championship after the 41-year-old was …

Germany wary of 'under pressure' Hungary, says Nagelsmann

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Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann said Tuesday his side would not underestimate a wounded and "under pressure" Hungary in …

'Audacious plan' pays off as Asfoora strikes for Australia at Royal Ascot

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Australian trainer Henry Dwyer's "audacious plan" paid off as Asfoora stormed home to land the Group One King Charles …

Gibson-Park ruled out as Ireland name squad for South Africa tour

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Injured scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park will miss Ireland's two-Test series against world champions South Africa next …

New report warns of heat danger at Paris Olympics

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A new report backed by climate scientists and athletes warned Tuesday about the dangers posed by extreme high …

Zheng overpowers Osaka on grass with salvo of aces

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Zheng Qinwen blasted a barrage of aces as she beat Naomi Osaka 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday in first round of the Berlin …

Belgium's Vertonghen has 'a lot of confidence' in under-fire Lukaku

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Jan Vertonghen said on Tuesday he has "a lot of confidence" in Romelu Lukaku after the Belgium striker endured a …

Defending champ Alcaraz overcomes wobble to win Queen's opener

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Carlos Alcaraz saved three set points on his way to beating Francisco Cerundolo 6-1, 7-5 as he launched his title …

Wales must overcome 'fear factor' against Springboks, says Gatland

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Wales coach Warren Gatland said Tuesday that his weakened team must overcome the "fear factor" when they face world …

McIlroy, Scheffler qualify for Olympics

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Rory McIlroy is set to play at the Paris Olympics alongside world number one Scottie Scheffler after taking a break from …

De Minaur crashes out in first round at Queen's

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Second seed Alex de Minaur suffered a first-round exit at Queen's Club on Tuesday, crumbling against Lorenzo Musetti as …

Real Madrid to unleash Mbappe on La Liga at Real Mallorca

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Kylian Mbappe could make his Real Madrid debut against Real Mallorca on the weekend of August 17-18 after La Liga …

French football boss defends freedom of expression of players

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The president of the French Football Federation has said the France players at Euro 2024 are free to express their views …

Tour de France to start in Barcelona in 2026

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The Tour de France will start in Barcelona in 2026, the third time the 21-day event has started in Spain in over a …

Wales flanker Jac Morgan ruled out of South Africa, Australia Tests

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Wales flanker Jac Morgan has been ruled out of Saturday's Test against South Africa at Twickenham and the team's tour to …

Du Toit to captain weakened Springboks against Wales

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Flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit will captain understrength world champions South Africa in a one-off Test against Wales at …

'Sacrifice, hard work' take Pooran past Gayle on T20 charts

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Nicholas Pooran on Tuesday insisted "sacrifice and hard work" have been key to him succeeding Chris Gayle as the West …

Who will represent Afghanistan at the Paris Olympics and how?

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A gender-balanced team of three men and three women will represent Afghanistan in Paris next month in a symbolic move …

Marcus Smith gets nod at fly-half for England against Japan

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Marcus Smith will start at fly-half for England ahead of Fin Smith against Japan on Saturday, head coach Steve Borthwick …

Man City to launch Premier League defence at Chelsea

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Manchester City will begin their Premier League title defence away to Chelsea on the opening weekend of the new season …

New Zealand Super Rugby player, 25, dies after 'medical event'

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Otago Highlanders back Connor Garden-Bachop has died aged 25 after an unspecified "medical event", New Zealand Rugby …

Paris prepares epic Olympics dance show

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Music pounds through an empty hangar on the outskirts of Paris as dancers perform a few snatches of a top-secret routine …

Australia's Warner says ball-tampering scandal will never go away

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David Warner says he will forever be tarnished by the "Sandpaper-gate" scandal of 2018, as the Australian opener ponders …

India to interview 'sole candidate' Gambhir for coaching job: reports

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Gautam Gambhir is in pole position to become India's next head coach after media reports said Tuesday that he was the …

West Indies thrash Afghanistan in final T20 World Cup group game

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Nicholas Pooran was run out agonisingly short of a maiden T20 World Cup hundred as a rampant West Indies humbled …

Finals defeat can be springboard for Mavs: Doncic

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Dallas star Luka Doncic was still absorbing the bitter blow of NBA Finals defeat, but one big lesson from the Mavericks …

Past pain inspired Celtics says Tatum

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Jayson Tatum said the bitter sting of past postseason defeats powered the Boston Celtics to their record-breaking 18th …

Celtics rout Mavericks to win record 18th NBA championship

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Jayson Tatum produced a dazzling 31-point display as the Boston Celtics dominated the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 to clinch …

Brown named Finals MVP as Celtics clinch historic NBA title

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Jaylen Brown was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Monday as his Boston Celtics polished off the Dallas Mavericks …

Croatia hoping to avoid ignominious end for 'golden generation'

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Croatia will be aiming to get their Euro 2024 campaign back on track against Albania on Wednesday, with their 'golden …

Rampant Windies make 218-5 against Afghanistan at T20 World Cup

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Nicholas Pooran was run out agonisingly short of a maiden T20 World Cup hundred in propelling the West Indies to 218-5 …

Germany's golden oldies leading push for Euros glory

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With a combined age of 106, Germany's three remaining 2014 World Cup winners Manuel Neuer, Thomas Mueller and Toni Kroos …

King, Murphy punch tickets to Paris as Ledecky wins again

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Lilly King and Ryan Murphy are bound for their third straight Olympics after victories Monday at the US Olympic swimming …

Mbappe breaks nose in France Euro 2024 win

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Kylian Mbappe will not need surgery but will wear a mask when he returns to action after the France captain suffered a …

Racist slur probe dropped against Uruguay club football coach

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Uruguayan prosecutors have dropped an investigation into football coach Ricardo Caruso Lombardi, who quit his club last …

New Zealand Super Rugby player dies after 'medical event'

AFP - 4h ago

Former Otago Highlanders back Connor Garden-Bachop has died aged 25 after an unspecified "medical event", New Zealand …

McIlroy taking break from golf after 'toughest' day

Jun 17 2024

Rory McIlroy said Monday he plans to take a break from golf after describing his epic US Open collapse as probably the …

France edge Austria in Euro 2024 opener as Mbappe gets broken nose

Jun 17 2024

Maximilian Woeber's own goal was enough to give France a winning start to their Euro 2024 campaign on Monday as they …

Mbappe breaks nose as France win Euro 2024 opener, Slovakia stun Belgium

Jun 17 2024

Kylian Mbappe came off late on with a broken nose as France edged Austria 1-0 in their opening game at Euro 2024 on …

France's Mbappe breaks nose at Euro 2024

Jun 17 2024

France captain Kylian Mbappe broke his nose during his side's 1-0 win over Austria at Euro 2024, a source close to the …

McIlroy vows to bounce back after 'toughest' day

Jun 17 2024

Rory McIlroy vowed on Monday to bounce back at next month's British Open after describing his epic US Open collapse as …

Birmingham WTA champion Ostapenko knocked out in first round

Jun 17 2024

Reigning champion Jelena Ostapenko lost in the first round of the Birmingham WTA tour event on Monday as she went down …

France need own goal to edge Austria in Euro 2024 opener

Jun 17 2024

Maximilian Woeber's own goal was enough to give France a winning start to their Euro 2024 campaign on Monday as they …

Emotional Boult calls T20 World Cup exit his 'last day' for New Zealand

Jun 17 2024

Left-arm paceman Trent Boult said he had played his "last day" of international cricket after New Zealand's …

Boult bows out after 'last day' with New Zealand at T20 World Cup

Jun 17 2024

Left-arm paceman Trent Boult said he had played his "last day" of international cricket after New Zealand's …

Turkey to 'honour' massive Euro 2024 support, says Montella

Jun 17 2024

Vincenzo Montella said Monday that his Turkey players will try to "honour" the huge support set to roar them on during …

Slovakia's shock win over Belgium gives hope to Euro minnows: Calzona

Jun 17 2024

Slovakia manager Francesco Calzona claimed his side's stunning 1-0 win against Belgium on Monday showed smaller nations …

Tedesco frustrated by VAR drama as Belgium suffer Euro shock

Jun 17 2024

Belgium boss Domenico Tedesco admitted he was frustrated by the controversial VAR decision that condemned his side to a …

France begin Euro 2024 bid after Slovakia stun Belgium

Jun 17 2024

Kylian Mbappe and France were set to start their Euro 2024 campaign against Austria on Monday after Slovakia inflicted a …

Schranz strikes as Slovakia beat Belgium at Euro 2024

Jun 17 2024

Slovakia caused the first upset at Euro 2024 as Ivan Schranz fired the underdogs to a 1-0 win against Belgium on Monday.

Ferguson takes record haul as eliminated New Zealand beat PNG in T20 World Cup

Jun 17 2024

Lockie Ferguson returned the remarkable figures of three wickets for no runs in his maximum four overs as …

Australia's Thompson knocks Rune out of Queen's Club tennis

Jun 17 2024

Australia's Jordan Thompson caused an early upset at the Queen's Club tournament in London with a first-round win over …

New Zealand's Ferguson takes record 3-0 against PNG in T20 World Cup

Jun 17 2024

New Zealand's Lockie Ferguson finished with the remarkable figures of three wickets for no runs in his maximum four …

Kolisi 'invisible' in Racing Top 14 play off loss: owner

Jun 17 2024

Racing 92 owner Jacky Lorenzetti said on Monday former South Africa captain Siya Kolisi was "invisible" in the weekend's …

Party time over for Georgia as Euros debut looms, says skipper Kashia

Jun 17 2024

Guram Kashia said Monday that his Georgia teammates need to put the joy of qualification for their country's first major …

Ronaldo shows us 'anything is possible': Portugal's Dias

Jun 17 2024

Portugal defender Ruben Dias said Cristiano Ronaldo's presence shows their squad they can achieve anything as they …

'Nobody expected this' says Rebrov after Romania hammer Ukraine

Jun 17 2024

Ukraine coach Serhiy Rebrov said his team's opening 3-0 loss to Romania at Euro 2024 on Monday was a result "nobody …

Romania sink error-prone Ukraine to end long drought at Euros

Jun 17 2024

Romania won at a major international tournament for the first time in 24 years on Monday as they beat Ukraine 3-0 at …

French court postpones rugby stars' gang rape trial

Jun 17 2024

A French court Monday postponed the trial of rugby players accused of gang-raping a student in 2017 after one of the …

'Stop homophobia' in rugby, says France star Dupont

Jun 17 2024

French rugby star and pin-up for this summer's Paris Olympics, Antoine Dupont has called for an end to the "macho" …

Paris: the canvas for sporting greatness

Jun 17 2024

One of the great attractions of hosting the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics in Paris was the opportunity to show off the …

French minister lauds 'exemplary' Mbappe election plea

Jun 17 2024

France's sports minister, Amelie Oudea-Castera, on Monday hailed as exemplary a statement by football superstar Kylian …

Spanish great Ramos quits Sevilla again

Jun 17 2024

Veteran Spanish defender Sergio Ramos has told hometown club Sevilla his second stint with them is over after just one …

Germany veteran Neuer to consider future after Euro 2024

Jun 17 2024

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said on Monday he will make a call on his future after Euro 2024, the 2014 World Cup …

Shevchenko unveils war-damaged seating ahead of Ukraine's Euro opener

Jun 17 2024

A section of seating from a stadium in war-torn Kharkiv went on show in Munich on Monday, as Ukraine prepared to take …

British racing's shop window Royal Ascot 'needs more prize money'

Jun 17 2024

Royal Ascot which gets underway on Tuesday is British racing's most important week but prize money has to rise as you …

Bangladesh T20 World Cup batting 'not acceptable', says Shanto

Jun 17 2024

Bangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto blasted his team's batting performance at the T20 World Cup as "unacceptable" …

Rubiales to go on trial in Spain over unwanted kiss in February

Jun 17 2024

Disgraced former Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales will stand trial in February next year for his …

French court to try rugby stars in gang rape case

Jun 17 2024

The trial of a group of rugby players accused of gang raping a student after a 2017 match by leading French team …

'We should leave politics to others': Spain goalkeeper takes aim at Mbappe

Jun 17 2024

Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon suggested Monday it was not French captain Kylian Mbappe's place to speak up "against …

Blind footballer brings game to visually impaired Iraqis

Jun 17 2024

When football fanatic Othman al-Kinani became blind in 2008, the loss of his sight hit him hard, not least because he …

Wolfpack: Bellingham credits backroom staff with Alexander-Arnold celebration

Jun 17 2024

Jude Bellingham said his "wolf" celebration with Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring the only goal in England’s 1-0 win …

Sri Lanka deliver big win over Dutch as they bow out of T20 World Cup

Jun 17 2024

An eliminated Sri Lankan team overwhelmed the Netherlands by 83 runs in the final Group D match of the T20 World Cup at …

Bangladesh into Super Eights with win over Nepal

Jun 17 2024

Bangladesh qualified for the Super Eights of the T20 World Cup after a 21-run victory over Nepal on Sunday secured their …



Indonesia wait for Olympic football goes on after Uzbekistan defeat

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Indonesia were knocked out of the Under-23 Asian Cup Monday after a 2-0 semi-final defeat to Uzbekistan, forcing the …

Wembanyama in France: NBA Spurs to play Pacers in Paris in January

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French NBA rookie superstar Victor Wembanyama will play in Paris next season when the San Antonio Spurs face Indiana …

Premier League clubs agree new spending cap - reports

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Premier League clubs have reportedly agreed in principle to introduce a spending cap to limit the gap in financial …

England rugby star Billy Vunipola convicted of assault in Mallorca

AFP - 1h ago

England and Saracens forward Billy Vunipola was convicted of assault and injuring a police officer in Mallorca, a …

India cricket fans defy heatwave warning for IPL clash

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Indian cricket fan Harshit Singal always jumps at the chance to watch a match -- even when the worst heatwave in memory …

Bayern ready for 'extraordinary' Bellingham, says Tuchel

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Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel said Monday his side were ready for the threat posed by "extraordinary" Real Madrid …

England rugby star Billy Vunipola fined after arrest in Mallorca

AFP - 1h ago

England and Saracens forward Billy Vunipola was arrested and fined for "attacking the law and causing injury" following …

Rubiales denies 'irregularities' in Spanish football corruption probe

AFP - 4h ago

Disgraced former Spanish football federation chief Luis Rubiales denied any financial "irregularities" on Monday after …

Jabeur wants 'more respect' for women after reaching Madrid quarters

AFP - 4h ago

Tunisian tennis star Ons Jabeur on Monday called out organisers of European tournaments for failing to "respect" women …

Ake confident Man City can overhaul Arsenal in title race

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Nathan Ake is confident Manchester City will hold their nerve to overhaul Arsenal in the tension-filled Premier League …

Man Utd's Antony fuelled by critics amid difficult season

AFP - 6h ago

Manchester United winger Antony says criticism of his spluttering form this season is fuelling his desire to prove his …

Tearful Thiago Silva to leave Chelsea at end of season

AFP - 6h ago

Brazilian defender Thiago Silva will leave Chelsea at the end of the season after a "dream" four-year spell at Stamford …

England rugby star Billy Vunipola arrested in Mallorca: reports

AFP - 1h ago

England and Saracens forward Billy Vunipola has been tasered and arrested following an alleged violent incident in …

African players in Europe: Gueye clinches survival for Everton

AFP - 8h ago

Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye assured Everton of Premier League football next season by scoring the goal that beat …

New Zealand swim star Pascoe pulls out of Paris Paralympics

AFP - 10h ago

New Zealand's most decorated Paralympian Sophie Pascoe announced Monday that she will not compete at the Paralympic …

Timberwolves sweep Suns out of NBA playoffs as Clippers, Knicks win

AFP - 10h ago

The Minnesota Timberwolves, powered by 40 points from Anthony Edwards, swept Kevin Durant and the Phoenix Suns out of …

New Zealand skipper Williamson set for sixth T20 World Cup

AFP - 10h ago

Captain Kane Williamson will play at his sixth Twenty20 World Cup in June after New Zealand named an experienced 15-man …

Clippers thwart Mavs' comeback bid, Brunson's 47 points fuel Knicks win

AFP - 3h ago

James Harden and Paul George combined for 66 points as the Los Angeles Clippers survived an epic Dallas comeback bid to …

Australia's Green retains title at LPGA LA Championship

AFP - 8h ago

Australia's Hannah Green defended her title at the LPGA's Los Angeles Championship with a three stroke victory on Sunday …

After title win, Mbappe and PSG have sights set on treble

AFP - 12h ago

Paris Saint-Germain are hoping their latest Ligue 1 title, secured on Sunday with three games to spare, will be just the …

England stars Kane and Bellingham headline Bayern-Real Madrid battle

AFP - 11h ago

If Harry Kane is to win the Champions League with Bayern Munich and claim a first career trophy, he will have to get …

Madrid wary of 'bestia negra' Bayern in 'European Clasico'

AFP - 11h ago

Real Madrid have their sights set on a Liga and Champions League double, but to lift the latter they must find a way …

Clark pleased after first WNBA training camp practice session

Apr 28 2024

Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark, the top pick of the WNBA Draft after a record-shattering college career, said she was …

All-female team referee Serie A match for first time

Apr 28 2024

An all-female referee team took charge of a Serie A game for the first time on Sunday with the landmark occasion coming …

Clippers fend off Mavs' epic comeback bid, Brunson's 47 points fuel Knicks win

Apr 28 2024

James Harden and Paul George combined for 66 points as the Los Angeles Clippers survived a 31-point Dallas comeback bid …

Thunder's Daigneault named NBA Coach of the Year

Apr 28 2024

Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Mark Daigneault was named the 2024 NBA Coach of the Year, the league announced on …

McIlroy and Lowry win playoff for PGA New Orleans team victory

Apr 28 2024

Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry won the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event on Sunday after a playoff win …

Alcaraz passes 'test of fire', Sabalenka survives in Madrid Open

Apr 28 2024

Carlos Alcaraz passed a "test of fire" to breeze into the Madrid Open last 16 with a straight sets victory over Thiago …

Lyles wins 100 at Bermuda meet with wind-aided 9.96 effort

Apr 28 2024

Reigning world 100- and 200-meters champion Noah Lyles cruised to a 100m victory in a wind-aided 9.96 seconds at …

Paris Saint-Germain win Ligue 1 title after Monaco defeat

Apr 28 2024

Paris Saint-Germain were confirmed as Ligue 1 champions on Sunday without playing after closest challengers Monaco lost …

New Zealand's McLaughlin wins second straight Alabama IndyCar race

Apr 28 2024

New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin, stung as part of a Penske Racing cheating scandal, captured his fifth career IndyCar …

Brunson sets Knicks record with 47 to lead New York over 76ers

Apr 28 2024

Jalen Brunson scored a New York playoff record 47 points to lead the Knicks to a 97-92 victory over Philadelphia and a …

Shirt shrift: Three disputes over football jerseys

Apr 28 2024

For the second week in succession, the African Confederation Cup semi-final between Renaissance Berkane and Algerian …

Three talking points from the Premier League

Apr 28 2024

The Premier League is down to a two-horse race between Manchester City and Arsenal after Liverpool's slim title chances …

New Zealand's McLaughlin defends Alabama IndyCar crown

Apr 28 2024

New Zealand's Scott McLaughlin, stung as part of a Penske Racing cheating scandal, captured his fifth career IndyCar …

Relentless Man City keep pressure on Arsenal in Premier League title race

Apr 28 2024

Manchester City kept the heat on Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday, seeing off a feisty challenge from Nottingham …

Inter's Serie A title party rolls on, while Abraham saves Roma at Napoli

Apr 28 2024

Inter Milan's official Serie A title party was in full swing on Sunday as the newly-crowned champions were acclaimed by …

US Women's NBA star Parker retires

Apr 28 2024

Candace Parker, a three-time Women's NBA champion and two-time Olympic champion for the United States, announced her …

Arsenal can cope with pressure of 'beautiful' title challenge: Arteta

Apr 28 2024

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal's tense 3-2 win at bitter rivals Tottenham proved they can cope with the pressure of their …

Inter continue Serie A title party as Abraham saves Roma at Napoli

Apr 28 2024

Inter Milan began their official Serie A title party on Sunday as the newly-crowned champions were acclaimed by crowds …

Man City see off Forest to close on Premier League leaders Arsenal

Apr 28 2024

Manchester City overcame relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Sunday to close to within one point of Premier …

Brest win nine-goal derby thriller to close in on Champions League

Apr 28 2024

Brest took another big step towards qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in their history by scoring …

England's Jacks makes case for T20 World Cup inclusion with IPL ton

Apr 28 2024

England's Will Jacks on Sunday served a timely reminder for his inclusion in the T20 World Cup with a match-winning …

Lyon set up Barcelona Women's Champions League final showdown

Apr 28 2024

Record eight-time winners Lyon will face holders Barcelona in the final of the Women's Champions League next month after …

Inter continue Serie A title party as Bologna slip in Champions League bid

Apr 28 2024

Inter Milan began their official Serie A title party on Sunday as the newly-crowned champions set off on a parade around …

Arsenal survive Spurs fightback to boost title charge

Apr 28 2024

Arsenal held on for a pulsating 3-2 win over arch rivals Tottenham in the north London derby to keep their grip on top …

Kohli slams strike-rate talk and pundits 'from the box'

Apr 28 2024

India's Virat Kohli on Sunday hit back at critics taking aim at his hitting prowess in T20 cricket after he slammed a …

Champion Alcaraz passes 'test of fire' to reach Madrid Open last 16

Apr 28 2024

Carlos Alcaraz passed a "test of fire" to breeze into the Madrid Open last 16 with a straight sets victory over Thiago …

Rodriguez wins Tour de Romandie as Godon edges final stage

Apr 28 2024

Ineos Grenadier rider Carlos Rodriguez won the Tour de Romandie on Sunday as Dorian Godon took the sprint in the fifth …

Jacks hits ton as Bengaluru crush Gujarat in IPL

Apr 28 2024

England batsman Will Jacks smashed an unbeaten 41-ball 100 as Royal Challengers Bengaluru hammered Gujarat Titans by …

Two-time defending world champion Bagnaia denies Marquez fairytale win

Apr 28 2024

Two-time defending world champion Francesco Bagnaia won his third successive Spanish MotoGP denying home favourite Marc …