Stories about Sport

Jul 03 2017

South Africa skipper du Plessis to miss first Test

In du Plessis' absence, South Africa will have to choose between replacement batsmen Theunis de Bruyn and Aiden Markram , who was included in the squad as cover for du...

Jul 03 2017

Pacquiao loses controversial decision to Horn in Australia

But I felt like I won. Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has publicly suggested the Queensland government might go to the polls in November, prompting a nervous correcti...

Jul 03 2017

Confederations Cup: Portugal beat Mexico to finish third

So in what's become a running gag, the third-place match of the Confederations Cup can't stop going to extra time . European champions Portugal take on CONCACAF Go...

Jul 03 2017

John Terry Set For Villa Park Move

Xia tweeted: "Welcome JT to Birmingham City ". Terry was limited to very few appearances under Antonio Conte last season as Antonio Conte went for the likes of Gary ...

Jul 03 2017

Liverpool tell Paris Saint-Germain: Philippe Coutinho is yours for £87m

His main focus right now is undoubtedly on taking his game to a world class level next season and making his mark on the European stage, providing Liverpool make it t...

Jul 03 2017

Andy Murray 'fine to play seven #Wimbledon matches'

I mean, things can happen obviously when you're playing. "I've felt fairly calm the last few days, considering how I've been feeling". "But I feel OK". It used to be yo...

Jul 03 2017

Here's Why Chandan Prabhakar Is Back On The Kapil Sharma Show

That's it. Now everything is sorted between us. But, this picture is proof that the comedian duo's friendship is going strong. Since they are working together and the sho...

Jul 03 2017

Capitals re-sign Evgeny Kuznetsov, trade Marcus Johansson to Devils

The 26-year-old Johansson, who turns 27 on October 6, played in all 82 games for the Capitals in 2016-17, recording 24 goals and 34 assists for 58 points, which would hav...

Jul 03 2017

Andy Murray and wife Kim expecting second child

Asked if ever anxious he might have to pull out, he added: "This is an extremely important tournament, so you worry. That's part of a long career". "Maybe there will be...

Jul 03 2017

Taj Gibson headed to Minnesota on two-year, $28 million deal

And now that's been proven as Ibaka agreed to terms with the Raptors on a three-year contract with $65 million, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Assoc...

Jul 03 2017

Korver re-signs with Cavaliers

Some degree of hand-wringing over the contract length here is warranted given Korver's age, but he should be a useful rotation player in 2017-18 and a trade piece in 20...

Jul 03 2017

Knights acquire Kruger from Blackhawks

And it was Kruger who was on the ice during the final minute of the Stanley Cup-clinching games in 2013 and 2015, trusted to safely close out two championships. "We wish ...

Jul 03 2017

Russia's Channel One to broadcast FIFA Confederations Cup final match

Germany meet Chile later on Sunday in the finals of 2017 Confederations Cup . Should the final go to penalties, Chile shot-stopper Claudio Bravo was heroic in...

Jul 02 2017

Former Thunder player agrees to deal with Timberwolves

At the trade deadline last season, the Thunder had acquired Gibson from the Chicago Bulls, where he had played for his first seven seasons. While the Thunder didn't hav...

Jul 02 2017

Carey Price reaches eight-year extension with Canadiens

Price has led the Canadiens to seven playoff berths in ten seasons, the furthest being the Eastern Conference Final in 2013-14, eventually being eliminated in six games t...

Jul 02 2017

Raptors re-sign Serge Ibaka on three-year $65 million deal

Ibaka and Tucker, also acquired at the trade deadline in February, had little time to gel with Lowry however. Joseph started 22 games last season and averaged 12.2 poin...

Jul 02 2017

South Africa bowl out West Indies for 48

Only one West Indies batter Chedean Nation managed to get into double digits, such was a ferocity of SA bowlers. Chedean Nation, with 26, was the only West Indies batsm...

Jul 02 2017

MotoGP 2017: Marquez beats Folger to win German grand prix

Honda's Marc Marquez continued his reign as "King of the Sachsenring" with an eighth successive win at the German Grand Prix that sent him back to the top of the MotoG...

Jul 02 2017

Liverpool Reportedly Target Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain After Contract Rejection

Arsenal have moved to convince Oxlade-Chamberlain to commit his future to the club and have offered the England worldwide a significant pay rise. Oxlade-Chamberlain is...

Jul 02 2017

Cavendish starts Tour de France

On an opening day of pouring rain, Porte sat in the BMC team auto behind teammate Nicolas Roche to get some insight into how to handle the time trial . With the 14km...