Stories about Sport

Jul 10 2018

'I'm just getting started': Serena warns Wimbledon rivals

The quarter-final line-up is looking like the land of the giants, with 6ft 8in Kevin Anderson of South Africa beating Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-6, 7-6, 5-7, 7-6. 1 seed. ...

Jul 10 2018

Real Madrid and Juventus close to agreeing Cristiano Ronaldo deal

Ronaldo's Madrid team-mate Modric, however, does not believe that a transfer will materialise. This prompted mass speculation throughout the past few days, but the rumo...

Jul 10 2018

Paulinho loaned back to Southern China Tigers

When he signed for the club last summer for a fee of €40 million, fans and critics alike lashed out at the club for signing a Premier League reject who plied his trade in...

Jul 10 2018

Raikkonen's wife slams Hamilton over crash

Raikkonen got a 10-second penalty for bumping into Hamilton on the first lap after Vettel had overtaken the Briton, who started in pole position. "We know it was ju...

Jul 10 2018

Southgate invokes spirit of '66 as Lions feel history at their shoulder

Belgium also seems to have grown from its World Cup 2014 and Euro 2016 underachievements and is ready to take that great leap forward into the hallowed place of the fi...

Jul 10 2018

Mario Mandzukic: Croatia have what it takes to surprise England keeper Pickford

The Swedes were playing in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1994, when they reached the semifinals. Victory would see Croatia emulate the achievemen...

Jul 10 2018

Neymar ridiculed for his World Cup theatrics

We can't give him any space either, so it is going to take a collective effort". Neymar scored his 56th and 57th worldwide goals during the tournament in Russian Fede...

Jul 10 2018

Enigmatic Ernests Gulbis dumps out fourth seed Alexander Zverev

Earlier, in the day, three-time champion Novak Djokovic silenced a raucous Centre Court crowd as he came back to beat home favourite Kyle Edmund 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the t...

Jul 09 2018

Pickford reshaping opinions of English goalies at World Cup

The last time England reached this stage of any major competition was at Euro 96, when Seaman and Southgate were team-mates on home soil. "Cancel your plans for Wednesd...

Jul 09 2018

Nadal critical of shot clock , Latest Tennis News

The 17-time Grand Slam champion began his Wimbledon campaign with a routine 6-3 6-2 6-2 win over Dudi Sela of Israel in the first round on Tuesday. This is not the fi...

Jul 09 2018

Antonio Conte returns to take Chelsea training

The Mirror says the Italian didn't want his squad back until today but the club stuck to their guns and Chelsea's non World Cup players returned on Saturday for fit...

Jul 09 2018

Rafael Nadal reaches quarter-finals of Wimbledon

His win earned him the record of most grass-court wins with 175. 67 - Consecutive service games won at Wimbledon by Federer, a streak that dates to last year's semi...

Jul 09 2018

People rally to support celebration fix bill

In one video widely shared online, jubilant football fans can be seen jumping on furniture and kicking items around an IKEA store in Stratford, London following England'...

Jul 09 2018

Wilshere feels "special bond" with new club West Ham

It was confirmed last month that Wilshere would be leaving Arsenal, having spent his entire career there to date, after discussions with new manager Unai Emery . It feel...

Jul 09 2018

Eden Hazard predicted Belgium vs England World Cup final before the tournament

I would also take Lukaku over Giroud every day of the week. What's certain is that with one more win Les Bleus are back in the World Cup final for the first time in...

Jul 09 2018

No.1 goes begging: Australia outclassed by clinical Pakistan

The two sides will meet against in Sunday's final (6pm EDT), with Australia to play its final group match against Zimbabwe on Friday (6pm EDT). Australia captain A...

Jul 09 2018

Fernando Hierro quits as Spain sporting director after World Cup exit

Hierro previously held the sports director position from 2007-2011, too, when the national team won the 2008 European Championship and the 2010 World Cup. " The Federatio...

Jul 09 2018

Bagley suffers injury in Summer League debut

Booker averaged 24.9 points, 4.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds in his third season with Phoenix and shot 38.3 percent from 3-point range. Sacramento Kings rookie Marvin B...

Jul 09 2018

F1 Mercedes Lewis Hamilton questions Ferrari tactics after British Grand Prix crash

There was no stopping the four-time champion as he seized the lead at the start of the race and fought back after losing the initiative during two safety auto periods to ...

Jul 09 2018

England level T20 series with India after belting 12 from final over

He recorded his third T20I ton and joined the record of most centuries in the shortest format along with Colin Munro . The 24-year-old returned career-best figures of 4/...