Belgian cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht has died at the age of 22 following a crash during stage three of the Tour de Pologne. Lambrecht crashed around 60 miles from the end of the race from Chorzow to Zabrze in Poland. He was taken by helicopter to hospital where he later died …Read More »
Simona Halep won her first Wimbledon title and crushed Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a devastating 56-minute display of athleticism. The Romanian won 6-2 6-2 in front of an incredulous Centre Court, running after everything the American threw at her. “It was my …Read More »
The Barcelona forward had provided the assist for Sergio Aguero’s opener before Paulo Dybala made it 2-0. But Messi was shown a red following a clash with Gary Medel, which also saw the Chile player dismissed. Arturo Vidal scored a second-half penalty but Argentina held off the fightback to secure …Read More »
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have already qualified for the Round of 16 at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). But they have a rare opportunity to match a feat they only attained during their first appearance at the finals in 1963. If the Super Eagles do not …Read More »
Three-time winners and 2013 champions Nigeria edged past tournament debutants Burundi at the Africa Cup of Nations. Second half substitute Odion Ighalo scored the only goal after 77 minutes in Alexandria with a curled finish past Burundi goalkeeper Jonathan Nahimana. Burundi – the lowest-ranked side at the tournament – had …Read More »
Argentina’s bid to reach a third straight Copa America final began with a 2-0 loss against Colombia – a first defeat to their South American rivals in 12 years.
Substitute Roger Martinez – who plays for Mexico’s Tigres – celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal Argentina’s bid to reach a third straight Copa America final began with a 2-0 loss against Colombia – a first defeat to their South American rivals in 12 years. Roger Martinez and Duvan …Read More »
The 2019-20 Premier League season will start with Champions League winners Liverpool hosting promoted Norwich City on Friday, 9 August. Champions Manchester City will open the defence of their title the following day with a trip to West Ham. Aston Villa and Sheffield United, the other promoted teams, play Tottenham …Read More »
Signing global stars such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos would not solve the problems at Manchester United, says former captain Wayne Rooney. Rooney, who now plays for MLS team DC United, does not think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will compete for the Premier League title …Read More »
England suffered more semi-final disappointment as they produced a defensive horror show to crash out of the Nations League to the impressive Netherlands in Guimaraes.
England suffered more semi-final disappointment as they produced a defensive horror show to crash out of the Nations League to the impressive Netherlands in Guimaraes. Marcus Rashford’s penalty, awarded after he was fouled by Matthijs de Ligt, gave Gareth Southgate’s side an interval advantage. De Ligt made amends when he …Read More »
A woman has appeared on Brazilian TV to go public with accusations that she was raped by star footballer Neymar. Najila Trindade, who filed a rape allegation last Friday, told SBT Brasil the incident in a Paris hotel on 15 May was “an assault together with rape”. Neymar has …Read More »