Stories about Sport

Jul 07 2017

Fabio Aru claimed his maiden Tour de France win in Paris

That was the only incident of note amid hours-long stretches of uneventful cycling during Stage 6, which was won easily by German sprinter Marcel Kittel . A three-man br...

Jul 07 2017

Toni Duggan becomes only the fourth Brit to sign for FC Barcelona

The 25 year old Liverpool born Duggan played for Everton in her formative years before moving to City, playing for the Sky Blues for the past four campaigns, securin...

Jul 07 2017

Ice Cube: Big3 open to moving venue for Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather takes place on Saturday, August 26 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a recent interview with Helen Yee of NBC ...

Jul 07 2017

Whites in talks with ex-Newcastle ace Vurnon Anita, freebie looks on

Anita, a 28-year-old Dutch global, has been at St James' Park for 5 years now, following his 8.5 million Euro move from Ajax in 2012. Anita was let go by Newcastle ea...

Jul 07 2017

Joe Root century on captaincy debut leads England counterattack against South Africa

There were no thoughts of captaincy when he got to the crease. "We need to get five wickets as quickly as possible", he said of the plan for tomorrow. "I don't think th...

Jul 07 2017

Arjun Tendulkar sends England's Jonny Bairstow hobbling out of nets at Lord's

Bairstow was forced to leave the nets after playing just one ball from the 17-year-old. "Bairstow's left foot was placed briefly in a compression unit to ease the pain ...

Jul 07 2017

India soar to 96th in FIFA Rankings, second highest ever

They have gained 10 points to attain 341 points. Germany top the latest list after overtaking Brazil and Argentina at the top of the pile. "The rise to just a place s...

Jul 07 2017

Peter Sagan's Tour De France ban upheld by CAS

The Bora-Hansgrohe team and licence holder Denk insisted Sagan had done nothing wrong, adding that the rider was denied a hearing. The Tour's race commission disagreed, t...

Jul 07 2017

Wimbledon ladies star screams 'F***, HELP ME, HELP ME' after horror injury

As she approached the net for a volley, the 32-year-old went down in visible pain. Cirstea admits she felt helpless as she tried to comfort Mattek-Sands as the crowd on...

Jul 07 2017

Novak Djokovic beats Adam Pavlasek at Wimbledon to move into third round

The Serb, 30, held all four Grand Slam titles previous year, but now holds none and has slipped to fourth in the world. Djokovic and wife Jelena married in 2014 and are...

Jul 07 2017

Dirk Nowitzki finalizing 2-year deal to stay with Mavs

Nowitzki turned 39 last month, and he'll continue to be a key leader for the Mavericks as they go through their current transition. Dirk Nowitzki has spent his entire...

Jul 06 2017

Kevin Durant agrees to two-year deal with Warriors

The Warriors signed Young to a one-year deal at the taxpayer's mid-level exception of $5.2 million - a move that was only possible thanks to Kevin Durant's selflessness ...

Jul 06 2017

Jordie Barrett, Ngani Laumape handed first starts in series decider

While New Zealand's forward pack is unchanged from last weekend's second test, won by the Lions to level the three-test series, the backline is reshaped by three person...

Jul 06 2017

Biff backs Aussie players in pay dispute

According to FICA, 230 professional cricketers, whom it represents, have been rendered unemployed following the ending of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU ) between ...

Jul 06 2017

G20 summit: Theresa May to challenge Trump over climate change

Mrs May invited the president on a state visit to the United Kingdom but there was no mention of it in last month's Queen's Speech. In an interview Sunday with the BB...

Jul 06 2017

Daniil Medvedev apologises for throwing money at umpire's chair at Wimbledon

Spain's Rafael Nadal volleys the ball during a practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Millman is playing just his second match of the year afte...

Jul 06 2017

Norwegian Air adding Austin-London flights

The carrier is marking its third year at the London airport with the announcement of new routes, having started with flights to three United States cities. Operating four...

Jul 06 2017

Dover's Madison Brengle upsets 2-time champ Kvitova to advance at Wimbledon

Despite her disappointment, Kvitova said she was relieved that this stage of her comeback was over. Going beyond the second round proved too much for the Czech, though,...

Jul 06 2017

Richard Jefferson To Return To Cavs For 17th NBA Season

Jefferson has one guaranteed season left on his contract for $2.5 million. Jones played sparingly last season, averaging just under eight minutes per contest in 46 regu...

Jul 06 2017

Real Madrid sign Théo Hernandez

Theo Hernandez has joined Real Madrid on a six year contract. Do you think Hernandez will be a good signing for Real? Atletico, meanwhile, stated that the Frenchma...