Stories about Sport

Jul 03 2018

Japan leave dressing room spotless after agonising World Cup defeat to Belgium

Even after Belgium equalized, Japan kept trying to win instead of playing for extra time or a penalty shootout - the fallback tactic for World Cup underdogs that Ru...

Jul 03 2018

Spain's Andres Iniesta retires from global football following World Cup exit

Not always the best team is the one that advances". "But the national team will keep going there are players who have a good level". It was a shocking elimination for ...

Jul 03 2018

Roger Federer leaves Nike for Uniqlo

Uniqlo is known for its low-priced, no-frills casual clothes. Nike sponsors Federer's long-time rival Rafael Nadal as well as leading women's players Serena Williams...

Jul 03 2018

Getting soccer team out of Thai cave, carefully

Teams continue to search for alternative openings above ground and rescuers conduct practice drills to safely evacuate the boys if and when they are found. He described t...

Jul 03 2018

Colombia are big World Cup threat to England, says Dennis Wise

Eriksson twice led England to the World Cup last-eight stage during his reign as manager, and he has been impressed with Gareth Southgate's squad so far in Russian ...

Jul 03 2018

Paul George Spurns Los Angeles Lakers, Stays With Oklahoma City Thunder

But players can not sign contracts and teams may not comment until 12 p.m. on Friday. George declined his $20.7 option with the Thunder and entered will soon enter free...

Jul 03 2018

LA fans, businesses prepare for impact of new Lakers star LeBron James

With a roster that looked incapable of knocking off Golden State, he was widely believed to be headed to L.A., where he owns two homes and has a burgeoning production com...

Jul 03 2018

India will be tougher test for England than Australia -…

No wonder India are well placed to face a formidable England side in the three-match T20I series, the first of which is in Manchester on Tuesday. "Playing against a...

Jul 03 2018

Kevin Durant plans to re-sign with Golden State Warriors

Durant still has a year left in his contract with the Warriors , but he has the option to opt out of the final season of his deal with Golden State. The contract will ke...

Jul 03 2018

History maker Andres Iniesta confirms Spain retirement after Russian Federation defeat

President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russia's World Cup team for its win over Spain in a phone call to the manager, the Kremlin said on Sunday, as the host coun...

Jul 03 2018

Murray 'most likely' fit for Wimbledon

Murray, who defeated Paire in straight sets at Wimbledon a year ago, could still withdraw from the tournament right up until the scheduled start of his clash with the...

Jul 03 2018

Australia's Warner, Bancroft deny rifts with Smith

Not just for me but for my family and also the fans who support Australian cricket. The 31-year-old opening batsman revealed that he and Smith have been in touch and ...

Jul 03 2018

Ancer, Molinari share lead at National as Tiger stalls

On the upside as he starts preparing for the Open Championship in a fortnight's time, Woods tied for fourth - his best result since a runner-up finish at the Valspar Ch...

Jul 03 2018

Lakers renounce rights to Randle and agree to terms with Rondo

Although the Lakers publicly said they wanted to keep Randle, they never engaged in negotiations with the power forward's representatives or gave them any true indication...

Jul 03 2018

Federer stuns by appearing in Uniqlo instead of Nike

Nike still retains ownership of Federer's monogrammed RF line. The new deal technically ends Federer's 24-year relationship with Nike, but it appears the two sides are ...

Jul 03 2018

Roger Federer opens up on drugs testing amid Serena Williams controversy

USADA spokesman Brad Horn offered a potential mitigating factor to the seemingly high number of tests, telling the Associated Press that the five tests came from three ...

Jul 03 2018

Austrian Grand Prix results - Max Verstappen wins

It was one that looked a distant possibility following Red Bull's dire qualifying. In fact, the left rear tyre that was initially critical, was operating at a cooler te...

Jul 02 2018

Brazil's Marcelo set to be fit for Mexico clash

Brazil collected seven points from their three group matches at this summer's competition. Brazil left-back Marcelo was forced off early against Serbia on Wednesda...

Jul 02 2018

Belgium beat Japan 3-2 to reach quarter-finals

The Blue Samurai can perhaps consider themselves to be the most fortunate to be in this match as they only squeezed out Senegal to take the runners-up spot in Group H by ...

Jul 02 2018

The best memes about LeBron James leaving Cleveland for Los Angeles

It's telling that the two men who have been able to convince James to leave Cleveland are Pat Riley and Magic Johnson. Every team needs something of an enforcer, a playe...