Stories about Sport

Jul 19 2018

France gives World Cup winners a heroes' welcome home

Whether it was her sportive attitude after losing the finals or her camaraderie with French President Emmanuel Macron , the Croatian President was the best example of ho...

Jul 19 2018

Betting guide for the 147th Open Championship

He is set to tee off Thursday at 10:21 a.m. ET with his playing partners, Russell Knox and Hideki Matsuyama . "I enjoy this type because it is so creative". He hit d...

Jul 19 2018

Paris renames stations for France heroes' welcome

Hundreds of thousands of people thronged there after France beat Croatia 4-2 on Sunday to capture the World Cup. L'Equipe said that other members of the French team c...

Jul 19 2018

Usain Bolt Considering Offer From Australian Team

He has previously trained with clubs including Germany's Borussia Dortmund and South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns and also played a practice match with Melbourne Heart's ...

Jul 19 2018

Maurizio Sarri discusses Chelsea transfer plans amid Gary Cahill Man Utd links

The 26-year-old is now holidaying in Tenerife while waiting for a phone call to inform him that Chelsea have accepted Real Madrid's bid. "More than apologies, I hope ...

Jul 18 2018

Conor McGregor praises Vladimir Putin after World Cup final

Conor McGregor has had a busy time of it in recent weeks. Conor McGregor's recent high praise of Vladimir Putin has proven the old adage, "politics makes unusual b...

Jul 18 2018

Kyle Schwarber finishes second at MLB Home Run Derby

He faced off against Muncy in the semifinals, where he won 13-12 and was able to take a slight rest with some extra time on the clock. He can only hope this helps him...

Jul 18 2018

Amir of Qatar & President of France talk during World Cup Final

Many fans from around the world have also spoken of a positive experience at the World Cup in Russian Federation. Les Blues secured their second World Cup title - and f...

Jul 18 2018

Roy Keane: I don't mind Paul Pogba dancing now

Alongside the image, a heartfelt caption read. The pads also had a poignant message written on them, which read: "Oh Lord, do not chastise me for what they say". And, o...

Jul 18 2018

Sharma sees England ODI series as `crucial´ pointer to…

Joe Root , batting at No 3, played him particularly well as he scored his 12th one-day global century, matching Marcus Tresco-thick's England record. Given more overs a...

Jul 18 2018

Groenewegen Silences Doubters, Storms Past Gaviria To Take Stage 7 Victory

Van Avermaet's effort extended his lead over Thomas to two minutes and 22 seconds, with Movistar's Alejandro Valverde up to third, three minutes and 10 seconds down. Alap...

Jul 18 2018

Antonio Conte Releases Touching Statement As He Departs Chelsea

Chelsea's first game of pre-season match is the July 23 friendly with Perth Glory in Western Australia. Napoli midfielder Jorginho is poised to reunite with Sarri ...

Jul 18 2018

Amazon, TF1 Go Behind the Scenes With French World Cup Team

After the match, she was her effusive self, giving hugs to players from both sides and sharing light moments with France president Macron, who was on the verge of explo...

Jul 18 2018

Unai Emery lists what he wants from Ozil ahead of new season

Nigeria worldwide Alex Iwobi and Egypt's Mohamed Elneny should also be back by then. The Gunners will be joined out in Asia by some more of their big names, includin...

Jul 17 2018

Ryan Giggs: Cristiano Ronaldo is obsessed with being better than Lionel Messi

Ronaldo had hinted that his time with Real was up after defeating Liverpool in the Champions League final back in May. I don't like to sit and look at my successes. "I kn...

Jul 17 2018

VAR makes football more honest, more transparent, says FIFA's Infantino

They have found "a welcoming country, a country full of people who are keen to show to the world that what sometimes is said is not what happens here". But that format wa...

Jul 17 2018

Fans in Mpumalanga react to France winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Qatar , with a population of just over 2.3 million, has never taken part in a World Cup and the temperature is so high during the customary mid-year window, the tournamen...

Jul 17 2018

Antoine Griezmann fires back at Thibaut Courtois after comments

Zinedine Zidane scored twice in the final that year as France defeated Brazil 3-0, lifting himself to superstar status in the process, but Griezmann, who has been compa...

Jul 17 2018

Soccer fans gather for World Cup final

France's 4-2 win marked France's second World Cup title in 20 years. Deschamps says "Sorry! They're young and they're happy". Whilst VAR caused endless debate part...

Jul 17 2018

Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri replaces Antonio Conte as Chelsea head coach

Sky Italy are now reporting that a deal with Sarri is cut and dried, with the former Napoli coach penning a deal to become the next hot seat occupant at Stamford Brid...