Stories about Sport

Jun 24 2018

Football fans all praised Romelu Lukaku's sportsmanship for Belgium v Tunisia

Cursed by the "Golden Generation" tag for their last two worldwide tournaments, Belgium have been seen as underachievers given the wealth of talent at their disposal. H...

Jun 24 2018

Belgium romp past Tunisia with Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku doubles

With two wins, their fate of last-16 qualification would be completed if England beat Panama. Belgium , however, had much less trouble against the African side and h...

Jun 24 2018

Major Upsets as World Cup Advances

Juan Quintero restored parity for Colombia in the 39th minute, with Yuya Osako making it 2-1 for Japan in the 73rd minute. Japan and Senegal meet in a Group H clash ...

Jun 23 2018

Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton as first overall pick

For a franchise whose early years were marred by losing out on UCLA's Lew Alcindor (now Kareem Abdul Jabbar) in a coin flip to the Milwaukee Bucks in 1969, the selection ...

Jun 23 2018

Germany to learn from Mexico defeat and come back stronger

Die Mannschaft was slammed by the German media for a terrible first-half performance when their defence was brutally riped apart by Mexico's counter attacks. Mexico be...

Jun 23 2018

Belgium sweat on Lukaku injury and promise major changes against England

The Red Devils just need England to avoid defeat to Panama in Sunday's other Group G game to confirm their last-16 spot and no team at Russian Federation 2018 will want...

Jun 23 2018

Uruguay advances to knockout stage at World Cup

Saudi Arabia gave a far better performance than they produced in their 5-0 loss to the hosts but a poor mistake from replacement goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais handed th...

Jun 23 2018

Japan, Senegal record their first win, Russian Federation surprises Egypt

What do fans make of the fact their post-match cleaning spree becomes a regular hit on social media? It is football, stupid! Colombia will look to kick-start their ...

Jun 23 2018

Hazard, Lukaku doubles as impressive Belgium trounce Tunisia 5-2

Belgium had a two-goal lead within 16 minutes. The Chelsea superstar exchanged passes with Dries Mertens before bursting into the Tunisian box. You have to give a ...

Jun 22 2018

Kawhi Leonard ‘wants out’ of San Antonio

Los Angeles has several quality young players such as Brandon Ingram , Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma. The San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard have been at odds for m...

Jun 22 2018

Jay-Z Named Puma's President Of Basketball Operations

What are your thoughts on Puma re-entering the basketball arena? At its Capital Markets Day in March, Puma revealed intentions to re-enter the performance basketball ca...

Jun 22 2018

Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, Group A

A Luis Suarez goal in the first half off a corner kick proved to be difference, but it was a proud and positive performance from the Saudi Arabians, who gave Uruguay mo...

Jun 22 2018

Senegal coach's intense celebrations makes him 'meme of the World Cup'

Five defeats in the six games featuring African teams offered little hope of new benchmarks being set with Senegal's 2-1 triumph over Poland the only bright point. "There...

Jun 22 2018

Spurs Would Deal Kawhi Leonard to LA for Right Package

Then to make matters more interesting in this National Basketball Association soap opera, Leonard preferably wants to go to the Los Angeles Lakers , league sources tol...

Jun 22 2018

Neymar returns to training, Brazil guarantees he's ready

Neymar left Tuesday's training early, heading off for physical therapy. A few moments later he finally chose to leave, kicking a ball away with his left foot before limp...

Jun 22 2018

Cavaliers' pick makes early LeBron James pitch

In 33 games, the 6-foot-3, 190 point guard averaged 19.2 points and 3.6 assists. That drew some attention considering Sexton was likely to be there for Cleveland at No. O...

Jun 22 2018

Africa showing few signs of making World Cup breakthrough

Seven time African champions Egypt have lost two consecutive games, 0-1 to Uruguay, and 1-3 to Russian Federation, affected by the limited role of star player Mohamed S...

Jun 22 2018

Kawhi Leonard no longer wants to be a Spur

Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times reported the Lakers "have always been Leonard's preferred destination", although they are concerned about the extent of his inju...

Jun 22 2018

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping

The official FIFA Twitter Brazil reporter also provided an update on Neymar's latest condition via the tournament website following Tuesday's training session and p...

Jun 22 2018

Incoming Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'wants to sign Dries Mertens'

Jose Mourinho has reportedly expressed an interest in the CSKA Moscow forward and was present to watch him in action against Austria in a friendly earlier this month. "...