Stories about Sport

Nov 16 2017

SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

The victor requires 20 of the World Rugby Council 39 votes on offer. South Africa , which staged the tournament in 1995, winning it in their first appearance after m...

Nov 15 2017

John O'Shea on Repbulic of Ireland v Denmark play-off

He said: "It will be more hard to get back in the game if Ireland score first, they are good at defending and it will probably make them more eager to defend so that is h...

Nov 15 2017

Giants' owners: Despite 'extremely disappointing season,' Ben McAdoo has support

Sunday' 31-21 loss to the previously 0-9 San Francisco 49ers was the second straight game in which there were major holes in the secondary, this time allowing a 47-yard...

Nov 15 2017

Conor McGregor's slated December return apparently nixed due to Bellator incident

Secretly training. I'm faster than ever, and stronger than ever. "That's when I lost it . F*** yous all". The incident came just three weeks after another bit of drama c...

Nov 15 2017

Argentina Friendly: Akpeyi starts, as Iheanacho, Iwobi lead Eagles' attack

His Premier League club Manchester City said the 29-year-old Aguero had been cleared by doctors to return to England as planned after he suffered what they called "a di...

Nov 14 2017

Real Madrid star Karim Benzema: 'I lost my cool with Jose Mourinho'

Benzema , meanwhile, has found the net 123 times in 251 La Liga outings since moving to Spain and is closing in on the 200-goal mark in all competitions for Zinedine Zi...

Nov 14 2017

Marquise Goodwin's emotional TD came hours after losing his son

Goodwin asked his fans to pray for his family. SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With a heavy heart, San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin played and produced the team...

Nov 14 2017

Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's citizen of the year

Kaepernick was the first pro-athlete to take a knee during the national anthem at NFL games previous year in protest over police brutality, and racial and social injustic...

Nov 14 2017

Tearful Neymar denies problems at PSG

The Brazil worldwide, who joined from Barcelona this summer in a world-record €222 million move, said he was targeting the Champions League trophy. "He feels good her...

Nov 14 2017

Donald Trump asks Chinese president to help in UCLA case

President Trump reportedly brought the case up with Xi Jinping during his recent visit to the country. Ball, who is the brother of Los Angeles Lakers rising star ...

Nov 14 2017

Dwyane Wade has high praise for Dennis Smith Jr

And one of those whose interest was piqued was LeBron James , who recently said Smith was a "diamond in the rough". Knicks big man Enes Kanter came to Ntilikina's de...

Nov 14 2017

Sweden qualify as Italy miss out on FIFA World Cup

As expected, Italy continued to dominate possession but Janne Andersson's side were able to thwart any attacks Giampiero Ventura's men attempted. A series of contro...

Nov 14 2017

Martin O'Neill leads tributes to Liam Miller following cancer diagnosis

Having established himself as a full worldwide with the Republic of Ireland , he later moved to Manchester United , making over 20 appearances for the club before movin...

Nov 13 2017

Mississippi State tied with Alabama at 24 in the 4th

The two teams were held scoreless for the remainder of the half, with Alabama edging Mississippi State in total yards, 191-172, through the first two quarters. "If we...

Nov 13 2017

UFC Statement on Anderson Silva | UFC ® - News

They didn't have to look far - it's none other than recently defeated ex-middleweight champ Michael Bisping. He has agreed to take the fight on only two weeks' notice a...

Nov 13 2017

Women's Ashes: England holds on for draw against Australia

James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes appear to be England s front-line pace attack heading into the series but Ball and Craig Overton are pressing their cl...

Nov 13 2017

Senegal is the third African nation to secure a ticket to Russian Federation

Victory gave Senegal an uncatchable five-point lead over Burkina Faso and Cape Verde in Group D with one round left. Senegal were looking to secure their place at next ...

Nov 13 2017

Michael O'Neill: Northern Ireland run an 'amazing achievement'

In the past five years, the Swiss impressed in qualifying but failed to beat the best teams they faced - France twice, Argentina and Poland - at the 2014 World Cup and ...

Nov 13 2017

MotoGP: Marquez crowned champion in dramatic finale

Marquez's Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa won the race from France's Johann Zarco in second. He drew level with British trio Mike Hailwood , Geoff Duke and John Surtee...

Nov 13 2017

HT Report: Bafana 0-2 Senegal

South Africa knew they had to win their last two games to have any chance of making it to Russian Federation, but defeat in Polokwane ends their slim hopes of qualificati...