November 17, 2017

Wenger says wants to see out contract

REUTERS, Nov 17: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has played down reports that his position will be reviewed at the end of the season and said he […]
November 17, 2017

Sock downs Zverev to make Tour Finals semis, Federer haunts Cilic

LONDON, Nov 17: Jack Sock booked a place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals with a surprise 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 win over German prodigy Alexander […]
November 17, 2017

China will bid for 2030 football World Cup: Lippi

SHANGHAI, Nov 17: China will bid to host the 2030 World Cup, their coach Marcello Lippi said, underlining the country’s ambitions to become a leading football […]
November 17, 2017

Peru beats New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

LIMA, Nov 17: Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday (Nov 15), goals […]
November 16, 2017

Chong Wei beats Frenchman Leverdez to March into China Open quarterfinals

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16: National singles ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei cruised into the China Open quarterfinals after beating Frenchman Brice Leverdez in a second round […]
November 16, 2017

Spain to introduce video technology next season

MADRID, Nov 16: Spain’s La Liga will use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system next season, the country’s football federation (RFEF) confirmed on Wednesday (Nov 15). […]
November 16, 2017

Hat-trick hero Jedinak fires Australia into World Cup

SYDNEY, Nov 16: Captain Mile Jedinak’s second-half hat-trick fired Australia into next year’s World Cup in Russia on Wednesday (Nov 15) as they swept past Honduras […]
November 16, 2017

Lin Dan stunned in China Open first round

SHANGHAI, Nov 16: Badminton legend Lin Dan saved seven match points before being dumped out of the first round of his home China Open on Wednesday […]
November 16, 2017

Italy sack Ventura, target Ancelotti

ROME, Nov 16: Gian Piero Ventura’s reign as Italy coach ended on Wednesday (Nov 15) after a World Cup qualifying fiasco during which the four-time champions […]
November 16, 2017

Liverpool manager Klopp hospitalised

LONDON, Nov 16: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was admitted to hospital on Wednesday (Nov 15) following a health scare. Media reports said Klopp had told Liverpool’s […]
November 15, 2017

Stindl denies France, Spain held by Russia

PARIS, Nov 15: Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser as world champions Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with France in Cologne on Tuesday (Nov […]
November 15, 2017

Eriksen sends Denmark to World Cup

DUBLIN, Nov 15: Christian Eriksen’s magnificent hat-trick inspired Denmark to a 5-1 demolition of the Republic of Ireland in Tuesday’s (Nov 14) second leg of their […]
November 15, 2017

Iwobi inspires Nigeria fightback to stun Argentina

MOSCOW, Nov 15: Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria stunned Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday (Nov 14), while Sergio Aguero was reportedly taken […]
November 15, 2017

Young England stifle Neymar’s Brazil

LONDON, Nov 15: Neymar and his Brazil colleagues were held to a frustrating goalless draw after a spirited display by a callow England team in Tuesday’s […]
November 14, 2017

Evra vows to return ‘stronger than ever’

PARIS, Nov 14: Patrice Evra has vowed to come back “stronger than ever” in his first public message since leaving Marseille and being hit with a […]
November 14, 2017

FIFA defendants ‘blinded by greed,’ say US prosecutors

NEW YORK, Nov 14: Blinded by greed into accepting millions of dollars in bribes, or innocent bystanders? Prosecution and defense lawyers opened the FIFA corruption trial […]
November 14, 2017

Southgate steels England for ‘world’s best’ Brazil

ENFIELD, Nov 14: England will be facing “the best team in the world” in Tuesday’s friendly against Brazil at Wembley, manager Gareth Southgate has told his […]
November 14, 2017

Sweden qualify as Italy miss out on World Cup

MILAN, Nov 14: Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday (Nov 13) as they were held to a […]