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Sheldon Cottrell contender for catch of tournament

Put into bat first, defending champions Australia were all out on 288 runs. West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl. And when they defeated England f...


Liverpool have enquired over in-demand Premier League star, £60m valuation

The English midfielder has been phenomenal in his debut season in the Premier league, as he amassed 7 goal and 7 assists across 36 appearances in the Premier le...


Thiem ‘forgets’ Serena incident, hits ‘tweener’ past beaten Monfils

Thiem was unhappy at being asked to vacate the main interview room on Saturday midway through answering questions when Williams arrived for her press conference...


Woman who accuses Neymar of rape gives details

The woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by PSG footballer Neymar previously threatened to release footage to the press showing the rape, the Daily Mai...


Barty beats Keys to reach French Open semifinals

Barty will return on Thurssday night from 8pm (EST) to duel with United States 14th seed Madison Keys for a semi-final shot at either defending champion Simo...


Old' Halep counting on experience to tame teenager Anisimova

The last two men's quarterfinals were later Thursday: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Women's singles defending champion Simona Halep faces American youngster Amand...


New date, new identity for Canadian Open — MCCARTHY

The first former player for the St. Clair Green Giants has been taken in the Major League Baseball Draft. "I just want to feel good going into next week". Moreo...


No joy for Afghanistan against Sri Lanka

Afghanistan's Hamid Hasan (2L) walks back to the pavilion after losing his wicket for six runs as Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga is mobbed by teammates during ...


Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick sends Portugal into UEFA Nations League final

Portugal will be seeking their second worldwide title after winning the 2016 European Championship with a team led by Ronaldo. Switzerland goalkeeper Yan S...


Juventus director Paratici: Pogba? Let's wait for the new coach

The former Barcelona and Napoli star also had words of praise for one recently departed United midfielder, and was less positive about another. "With United I...


Lyon deny reaching agreement with Real Madrid for Mendy

He said: " I think it is a goodbye , but in football you never know". Hazard has worn the No.10 shirt for both Chelsea and Belgium for a number of years, ...


Cubs reach agreement with closer Craig Kimbrel

Past that, the Ben Zobrist situation looms large. Only three players who are alumni of Alabama high schools and colleges have been selected for more All-Star ...


NCAA is moving men's 3-point line to global distance

The Men's Basketball Rules Committee recommended the changes following positive feedback from coaches after the new line was used during the 2018 and 2019 NITs....


New Zealand not clinical but got the job done, says Taylor

Taylor looked to be zeroing in on a 21st one-day global century but tickled Mosaddek Hossain behind to Mushfiqur and had to trudge off 18 runs short of three ...


South Africa vs India

India were cautious in their reply and the game was in the balance when Virat Kohli (18) was brilliantly caught by wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock with the scor...


Warriors’ Kevon Looney Out Indefinitely With Broken Cartilage In Chest

The victory evened the NBA Finals at 1-1, with the series set to shift to Golden State for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Friday respectively. The team init...


Pakistan aims to shrug off their ‘unpredictable’ tag

Root, who made the first century of the World Cup , only to end on the losing side at Trent Bridge , would not be drawn on the latest incident. Batsman Roy ...


Roland Garros washout keeps Djokovic, Halep waiting

Top seed and world number one Djokovic continued his bid to hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously for the second time by thrashing Germany's Jan-Lennar...


Why a win didn't ease Kyle Busch's frustration

He won for the fourth time this season. It's his 55th career victory and now ties Rusty Wallace for 9th all-time in NASCAR. Busch has spent most of the last few...


Calvin Abueva fined P70,000, suspended indefinitely

Phoenix import Rob Dozier and teammate Jason Perkins were each fined P1,000 for a technical foul due to second motion and verbal altercation, respectively. Abue...


Salah: Next season Liverpool will go for the Premier League

The team arrived at Liverpool Airport on Sunday afternoon and mounted buses that read "Champions of Europe" after celebrating Saturday's win in Madrid through t...


Canada downs Ireland to win Paris 7s Challenge Trophy final

The Fijians finished winning five of the 10 legs, New Zealand and South Africa took two each, and the usa won its Las Vegas title. Snyman, who played in h...


Joshua Ruiz II set for November or December after rematch clause triggered

Only a few days after Joshua was upset by Ruiz via seventh-round TKO , Joshua's side has triggered the rematch clause included in the fight's contract. "Boxing...


Bruins' Perfection Line needs to hustle to beat the Blues

Obviously not happy with the hit, head coach Bruce Cassidy was also upset with his team's response to the hit on Grzelcyk . That kind of injury isn't going t...


Van Dijk, Wijnaldum Receive Hero's Welcome After UCL Triumph

Van Dijk produced one of the standout moments of the final when he calmly dispossessed Son Heung-min when the South Korea global looked to be clear on goal. Ro...


Federer sets up mouth-watering Nadal semi-final after beating fellow Swiss Wawrinka

The odd sequence occurred during the fourth set of the 3-hour, 55-minute match, which was delayed by darkness Sunday. Despite the tension and supreme displa...


Breakfast Pod: Bruins fall to Blues in Game 4

The Bruins felt similarly after going 2-for-10 on the power play in the first two games of the Cup Final with each of the goals coming off zone-entry/rush pla...


Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women's Open champion

She shot four birdies and four bogeys to card a 6-under 278, edging out compatriot Ryu So-yeon and America's Lexi Thompson and Angel Yin by two strokes. "And af...


Kevin Durant Out for Game 3 of NBA Finals, Klay Thompson Questionable

As for Klay Thompson, the Warriors announced he has a "mild strain of his hamstring" which is a vague term that can mean anything from a hyperextension of a mus...


RJ Barrett declining to work out for Grizzlies

However, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reports that could end up working in their favour heading into the trade market. Though, Doncic is seen as a generational pla...


French Open day 9 recap: tears, wins and ... Happy Birthday Rafa!

Their fourth-round match had been suspended by darkness on Sunday, with Nishikori leading two sets to one. Top seed Novak Djokovic thrives when pushed to hi...


Johanna Konta reaches French Open quarter-finals with win over Donna Vekic

Seventh seed Stephens is the second highest ranked player left in the tournament, behind defending champion Simona Halep, and proved too solid for Muguruza. Her...


High expectations from Bangladesh in WC 2019: Shakib

Opener Soumya Sarkar cracked nine fours in a 30-ball 42, before Shakib and Mushfiqur added 142 for the third wicket - Bangladesh's highest partnership in an...


Luka Jovic joins Real Madrid, Eintracht Frankfurt confirm

Luka Jović (Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 23/12/1997) is a new Real Madrid player. Madrid-based sports daily Marca reported the club was paying 60 mi...


French Open 2019: Novak Djokovic canters into Roland Garros quarter-finals

Thiem next faces Russian 10th seed Karen Khachanov , who reached the quarter-finals of a slam for the first time with a 7-5 6-3 3-6 6-3 victory over eighth seed...