Stories about Sport

Aug 11 2017

'Beaten-up' Mo Farah qualifies safely for 5000m final

Since that photo opportunity they have plundered a combined 13 gold medals from global stages. He is widely expected to add another Saturday on the track where he made hi...

Aug 11 2017

Australia axes Western Force from Super Rugby

The Force had grown confident in recent weeks that they would survive the axe, but Friday's arbitration decision leaves them on death's door. " Rugby WA is considering...

Aug 11 2017

Stoneman gets England call as Jennings dropped

While Jennings remains in the ECB's long-term plans, an inconsistent showing at the top of the order meant he never took full hold of the chance he was afforded to establ...

Aug 11 2017

Arsenal v Leicester City: probable lineups - Gunners could be without star duo

Arsenal also pursued Lacazette a year ago before finally reaching a deal with Lyon this summer that could be worth up to £52 million. It's worth around £170m to earn...

Aug 11 2017

'I like Mourinho a lot' - Willian reveals failed move to Man Utd

Much of last season's frustration stemmed from United's inability to convert narrow scorelines into goals when playing at home, with Mourinho's side drawing more games ...

Aug 11 2017

Arsene Wenger speaks out on the future of Alexis Sanchez

Leicester midfielders Danny Drinkwater and Vicente Iborra are unavailable because of muscle problems. Wenger saw his side win 4-1 on penalties after the game finis...

Aug 11 2017

Newsline: Premier League rights: the path is being paved for Amazon

In an off-season that has seen more than £1 billion (S$1.77 billion) invested in players, Mancunian rivals City and United have accounted for more than a third of that sp...

Aug 11 2017

Lancashire derby in Carabao Cup

The R's were announced as the away team despite the venue draw showing them as having home advantage. Rovers will be one of the 25 unseeded teams when the draw for the...

Aug 11 2017

Premier League rejects London mayor demand to pay more for policing

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and his teammates were pictured in training preparing for their opening day Premier League trip to Arsenal . Chelsea , owne...

Aug 11 2017

Blues star Willian reveals Manchester United tried to sign him

Prior to his first "official" goal for United, Lukaku had already scored three times for the club during pre-season with strikes against Real Salt Lake, Manchester City...

Aug 11 2017

Does Manchester United targeting Spurs' Rose suggest a possible 3-4-3?

And Sky Sports claim United don't want to meet the £48m Inter want for Perisic and rumours are likely to continue for the rest of the summer transfer window. But Inter ...

Aug 11 2017

Frank Lampard predicts where Liverpool will finish this season

With Senegalese forward Mane terrorising one flank, Salah on the other, Roberto Firmino occupying the now fashionable false No 9 position, and Coutinho breaking forward f...

Aug 11 2017

Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan likely has ACL tear, report says

The former Ohio State linebacker, how with the Miami Dolphins , left his preseason debut Thursday after a single play, with what the team reportedly believes to be a tor...

Aug 11 2017

Jacob deGrom bruised, but homer-happy Mets pound Phillies

The right-hander was having a terrific night before he got hurt, allowing just four hits with nine strikeouts over 6 2/3 scoreless innings. Right-hander Erik Goeddel reli...

Aug 11 2017

David Wagner not feeling pressure ahead of Premier League start

I want people to recognise this is Huddersfield . We stuck to our identity against Manchester City in the FA Cup. Now, though, a breakthrough has been made and the 25-...

Aug 11 2017

Top seed Karolina Pliskova advances at Rogers Cup

The tournament, held a week after the end of the US Open , is always a popular and continuously attracts a strong field, though the field is so strong this year that wor...

Aug 11 2017

Aurier set to sign five-year Man Utd deal

With 39 caps for Ivory Coast, he also won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and is clearly very experienced, which is why I'm not surprised to hear Mourinho has tried to s...

Aug 11 2017

Masterful Nadal rolls past Coric in Montreal

The opposite side of the draw saw second seed Roger Federer come through his first test of the tournament. Shapovalov will be a decided underdog when he meets top-see...

Aug 11 2017

Leicester City captain Morgan impressed with Kelechi Iheanacho

Of course, this leaves a lot of interested clubs with a big problem, unwilling to spend more than £10m on a player who only made four league appearances last season . TA...

Aug 11 2017

Game review: Minnesota Vikings at Bills - Week 1 preseason

Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke hit Rodney Adams for a 2-yard touchdown catch. Watkins finished with 39 yards on four catches. Taylor also avoided ...