Stories about Sport

Jul 18 2018

Thibaut Courtois looks for a new house in Madrid

This may prompt Chelsea to listen to offers for the big Belgian, as they would rather sell him for a fee now than risk losing him for free next summer. The winger has b...

Jul 18 2018

Wimbledon 2018 -- Kevin Anderson wins men's semifinal match

While Anderson-Isner was mostly a serving duel with a few longer rallies thrown in, Djokovic and Nadal repeatedly slugged it out from the baseline, chasing each other aro...

Jul 18 2018

GOP leaders still have questions about Trump's meeting with Putin

Twenty-four hours after saying he did not have faith in his USA intel agencies and instead believed the "very strong and powerful" words of the strongman standing next ...

Jul 16 2018

Twitter reacts as France takes the cup

The full L'Equipe player ratings can be found below. Yet remarkably, for a player courted by the world's leading clubs who won the Golden Boot at Euro 2016 and was vote...

Jul 15 2018

Liverpool boss Klopp: Lovren's right

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was written off before Croatia's World Cup semi-final with England . "I sincerely hope that this message will not be understood as a...

Jul 15 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Rafael Nadal beats Del Potro to reach last four

Del Potro trailed 1-3 but at 5-5 he fired down a swinging ace to reach match point number five and this time Simon cracked, netting a backhand to the relief of the Arget...

Jul 15 2018

Serena seeks eighth Wimbledon crown to cap another comeback

As a medical precaution, given her history of blood clots, Williams wore a body-hugging compression suit during play in Paris. Referencing her dismal form previous year...

Jul 14 2018

Wimbledon 2018: Kevin Anderson knocks out Roger Federer, reaches semis

Federer plays Anderson on Wednesday after the eighth seed edged flamboyant Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 7-6 (7-4) in one of the matches of the champio...

Jul 14 2018

Anderson beats marathon man Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semifinal

Because it was so late, the All England Club shut the retractable roof above the main stadium between the matches and turned on the arena's artificial lights. That one to...

Jul 14 2018

Chelsea Should Be Ashamed Of Their Statement About Antonio Conte

That success didn't go unnoticed and unlike in England, one of the big clubs did come calling for a manager doing well at a so-called smaller club and Sarri was off to Na...

Jul 14 2018

University Of Louisville To Remove Papa John's From Stadium Name

But Yankees first baseman Greg Bird's grand slam against the Orioles on Wednesday didn't receive that treatment. Papa John's ended its official sponsorship of the Natio...

Jul 13 2018

India makes England bat in ODI opener

Both Kuldeep and Chahal have grabbed the opportunities with both hands ever since they were preferred over the experience duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jad...

Jul 13 2018

Unai Emery: Arsenal head coach wants five captains in his team

He's working with a quality, the type of ability that I want. "I am very happy with him", he said. Former skipper Per Mertesacker retired after last season, while vice-...

Jul 13 2018

Barcelona target Willian coy on Chelsea future

FC's Shaka Hislop feels Willian's future is dependent upon who is in charge of Chelsea next season. When asked about joining his fellow Brazilians Philippe Coutinho...

Jul 13 2018

Croatia rallies past England to reach World Cup final

Two nations who have been waiting years to put right the bitter memories of World Cup semifinal defeats will face each other on Wednesday in Moscow with the chance t...

Jul 13 2018

SA hails Anderson's shock defeat of Federer

It was Juan Martin del Potro who slumped to his knees and lay flat on the grass after the last point. While Djokovic saw through Kei Nishikori with relative ease, win...

Jul 11 2018

Chelsea prepared to agree double deal with Napoli including Manchester City target

Maurizio Sarri was said to have been lined up to take over at Stamford Bridge and it appeared to be a matter of time before a deal was confirmed when Napoli sacked h...

Jul 11 2018

Croatia play down fatigue fears as they eye England scalp

We can feel the energy and feel support from home and it's a very special feel, a privilege for us. England are in the last four of a major tournament for the first ti...

Jul 11 2018

Serena fights back to join former slam winners in Wimbledon semis

The 36-year-old will play German 13th seed Julia Goerges on Thursday for a place in Saturday's final. At the Royal Wedding - 'I've known Meghan for years!' "It's pr...