Stories about Sport

Jul 08 2018

England, Croatia end long wait for semi-final spot

Meanwhile, Croatia head into the game after beating Denmark 3-2 on penalty shootout on Sunday. Striker Mario Mandzukic ran unchallenged into the penalty area and chip...

Jul 08 2018

Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave offers apology to parents

And even among the tension brought on by the continuing debate over how to rescue the soccer team, the 13 people in need of rescuing were keeping the mood light, even j...

Jul 08 2018

Wade Baldwin ejected after hitting Grayson Allen in face

Young was running around screens and looking for the ball on the play. The two guards remained engaged as Young tried to wrestle free, and the pair scuffled as Young's ri...

Jul 08 2018

Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar

Eight of those goals came against Tunisia and Panama, and slim wins against England and Japan have cast some doubt on whether they can impose themselves against better te...

Jul 08 2018

England fans trash an IKEA after win over Sweden

I was certain this was a stage he could play at. The Sunday Telegraph said Southgate "has liberated England and now the country's ambitions ought to be higher than 19...

Jul 08 2018

England fans criticised for invading IKEA store following victory over Sweden

Nadine Hanlon, in Doncaster, was one of the brides who got right into the spirit of things, watching the game with her husband Lee and their guests during their wedding b...

Jul 07 2018

Confident England reach first World Cup semi-final in 28 years

Centre-back Harry Maguire rises highest to power home a header from a corner and England lead Sweden 1-0 in their World Cup quarter-final. England's World Cu...

Jul 07 2018

Tyler Honeycutt found dead after LAPD standoff

ABC7-Los Angeles identified Honeycutt as the suspect and deceased in the first version of its article, but his name has since been removed and the suspect is being referr...

Jul 07 2018

Armed, barricaded suspect may be former NBA, UCLA basketball star

When police showed up at the residence, the suspect opened fire at the officers, and the officers returned fire. An officer at the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuy...

Jul 07 2018

Sweden team woken by fire alarm hours before England game

England sealed victory when Alli headed in Jesse Lingard's lofted cross at the far post. They were set on their way when Maguire rose imperiously to head home from a c...

Jul 07 2018

Baddiel and Skinner’s Three Lions tops iTunes chart after England win

The slogan has transformed into simply, "It's coming home". England midfielder Jesse Lingard tweeted, "No mum, I'm not coming home". What does "football's coming...

Jul 07 2018

McDowell withdraws from tournament after Air France loses golf clubs

With six places up for grabs in the open amongst a field of relatively unknown golfers, McDowell would have held high hopes of finishing within that parameter and booking...

Jul 07 2018

Brazil's World Cup defeat hits home in Lebanon

He's helped me from when I arrived in England, we have a very special and close relationship. The Manchester United striker has scored four goals at Russian Federat...

Jul 07 2018

2 hours ago Everton open talks for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina

A defender that has definitely caught the eye in this World Cup has been Colombian centre back Yerry Mina . Reports say Barca are willing to let him go, with Sevil...

Jul 07 2018

Trapped boys not yet ready to dive out, Thai rescuers say

Aside from the high-risk plan for the boys to dive and swim to freedom, the other options include finding an air shaft on top of the mountain from which they could be ext...

Jul 07 2018

Why Griezmann didn't celebrate France goal against Uruguay

He said: "I didn't celebrate because when I started as a professional I was supported by a Uruguayan who taught me the good and the bad in football and I have a lot of re...

Jul 07 2018

Butler has 'no intentions' of extension with Wolves

The East now runs through Boston - with the Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks (two teams the C's eliminated without Irving last postseason) and Toronto Raptors - a...

Jul 07 2018

Loris Karius influenced by concussion during Champions League final, says Jurgen Klopp

Karius had collided with Sergio Ramos prior to the mistakes and Liverpool clarified after the final that he had sustained concussion , though the statement did not m...

Jul 07 2018

Courtois says he never mocked England 'keeper Pickford's height

Standing between England and a place in the semi-finals for the first time since 1966 - when they went all the way to win the World Cup - are Sweden. Henderson added:...

Jul 07 2018

Quarter and semi finals, and results so far

Even teams that were my second choice have gotten eliminated. "We achieved our goal to qualify, however". They will need to rectify those mistakes against a strong Braz...