Stories about Sport

Jun 22 2018

Blatter says England should host World Cup

The terms of the ban, which runs until October 2021, meant Blatter was kept separate from is successor Gianni Infantino and other football officials at Luzhniki Stadium...

Jun 21 2018

Charlotte trades Dwight Howard to Brooklyn

The eight-time All-Star and three-time Defensive Player of the Year has averaged 17.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and two blocks in his 14-year career, but will be playing for ...

Jun 21 2018

NBA Draft: 5 best fits for Luka Doncic

Early Tuesday evening, word broke that the Chicago Bulls are looking to move up in the 2018 NBA Draft . But the 19-year-old later added that getting to his second cont...

Jun 21 2018

Russia 2018: Russia, Uruguay advance to Round of Sixteen

However, while they largely eliminated their defensive errors and enjoyed more possession than their opponents, they were made to pay for one lapse by goalkeeper Mohammed...

Jun 21 2018

Gregg Popovich meets with disgruntled Kawhi Leonard

Leonard has one year left on his contract before he can become a free agent. According to ESPN's report, Popovich has been seeking a meeting with Leonard for weeks, b...

Jun 21 2018

FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

The world football body gave no details of the nature of the insults but media reports said Mexican fans aimed shouts of "puto" (Spanish for a male prostitute) at German...

Jun 21 2018

Mohamed Salah set for Egypt return against Russian Federation

Let us know in the comments. Many in Egypt have expressed outrage over the celebrity delegation - which includes athletes, journalists, TV presenters, actors, actress...

Jun 21 2018

USGA CEO admits US Open course was 'too tough'

Mickelson was faced with a 12-foot bogey putt and after sending it well past the hole, Lefty ran to his ball to hit it again before it went down the slope. But it was jus...

Jun 21 2018

Colombia leave James decision for World Cup opener until last minute

A costly mistake by Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez in the opening minutes led to a red card and a penalty, helping Japan take an early lead. "They were the firs...

Jun 21 2018

France Score History Making World Cup Penalty Thanks To Infamous VAR System

The France striker scored the spot kick, with Paul Pogba getting France's victor after Mile Jedinak had equalised from the spot and all the goals coming after the b...

Jun 21 2018

Germany loss could put England, Belgium in a quandary

Vertonghen, the side's most capped player, also denied talk of a rift, calling it the best Belgian team he has known: "We're a complete team", the Tottenham Hotspur defen...

Jun 20 2018

Sweden's height advantage gets to South Korea in World Cup

In the 63rd minute, Viktor Claesson was impeded in the area by substitute Kim Min-woo, and although referee Joel Aguilar initially waved away the appeals, he review...

Jun 20 2018

France awarded penalty in first VAR overrule at World Cup

The VAR system is making its first appearance at a World Cup . The Uruguayan referee then changed his mind after looking at the VAR replay and pointed to the spot, a...

Jun 20 2018

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany

Mexico only lost one game in qualifying and have reached at least the second round of every World Cup they have played. Manuel Neuer does not believe Germany need to ...

Jun 20 2018

Senegal tops Poland amid controversy for first African win

The defeat, combined with Japan's surprise victory over Colombia in the earlier Group H game, means Poland can not afford another slip-up in their remaining two f...

Jun 20 2018

Stats: England amass the highest ODI total of all time

Travis Head top scored with 51 with Marcus Stoinis (44) the only other batsman to score more than 25. Australia skipper Tim Paine elected to bowl first and was soon...

Jun 20 2018

World Cup Egypt underperform as Russian Federation all but end hopes

Sergey Ignashevich, Aleksandr Golovin and Denis Cheryshev had attempts for Russian Federation during a bright start as Egypt took time to find their feet. "I don't think ...

Jun 20 2018

Pogba earns France win as technology plays part

Griezmann was voted man of the match, but said he felt teammates N'Golo Kante or Lucas Hernandez should have got the prize instead. "He has the freedom to do more", he ad...

Jun 20 2018

Steven Zuber denies Brazil opening win as Switzerland secure a point

The Paris Saint-Germain player was limping when he talked to reporters after the match. In midfield, Valon Behrami was relentless in his pursuit of Neymar , keeping ...

Jun 20 2018

Captain Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Harry Kane's injury-time header gave England a dramatic victory in Volgograd as fans from London to Volgograd watched Gareth Southgate's side kick off their World Cup...