Stories about Sport

May 26 2017

Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

A minute's silence held before the match turned into a minute's applause and United's players wore black armbands in tribute to those who had been killed and injured in M...

May 25 2017

United fans unveil special banner in Stockholm for victims of attack

Dutch anti-terror chief Dick Schoof said late Tuesday after meeting police and event organisers that all parties "are on extra alert" following Monday's attack in which 2...

May 25 2017

Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

The series now shifts back to the TD Garden for Game 5, which takes palce Friday 10:30am AEDT. "We knew that Friday (game two) was a disaster". "I mean, LeBron James ...

May 24 2017

Odell Beckham: Fun returns: National Football League loosens celebration rules

In a letter to fans sent Tuesday, Goodell said, "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown". Now it appears that...

May 23 2017

Coutinho explains why he'd snub Barcelona for Liverpool stay

Arsene Wenger has described the "psychological environment" in which Arsenal have had to perform since January as "absolutely horrendous" and accepted for the first tim...

May 23 2017

After making run at Indy 500 pole, Alonso to start 5th

Will Power, of Australia, waits for the start of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway , Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Ind...

May 22 2017

London Sevens: Scotland beat England to seal second ever title

The Scots scored four unanswered tries in the second half, including the match-winner after New Zealand had been penalised for inadvertently fielding eight players on the...

May 22 2017

Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman

Look for the Braves to platoon Adams as aggressively as the Cardinals did - he's faced at least 85 percent righties in each of the past three years. Braves general mana...

May 20 2017

Possible Play-Off For Champions League Spot For Liverpool, Man City and Arsenal

Sunderland, losers in nine of their last 12 games and relegated last month, were hardly a step up in class. Victory for Chelsea would be a record 30th in a Premier Leag...

May 18 2017

England get 'Pool of Death' for 2019 Rugby World Cup

The match schedule won't be announced until September but the All Blacks will likely be hoping to face South Africa in the middle of pool play. Wales were drawn in ...

May 18 2017

Bastian Schweinsteiger to Get Medal if Man United Claim Europa Title

Before the injuries arrived, we fought for the Premier League top four. "If we can win a third title - or as you like to say, a second title - that would be magnificent...

May 16 2017

Kimi Raikkonen saves day for young fan

Sometimes you have a bit of luck, like last year, sometimes you don't as we can see this year. "I got hit on the right rear corner, I think it was Bottas, and then obvi...

May 16 2017

Maria Sharapova earns enough points to qualify for Wimbledon after three tournaments

The 2004 Wimbledon champion was given a wildcard to compete in Rome after returning from a 15-month ban after testing positive to doping . Tournament organisers ...

May 16 2017

Rory McIlroy says tests show no new injury to his back

But I'm here talking to you on a Saturday, so that's a positive. "So I maybe should have just taken it a bit easier over the weekend, but I was excited to get back and ...

May 16 2017

Arsene Wenger warns Chelsea title defence will be affected by Champions League

He also suggested that Wenger would not be preoccupied with such matters were Arsenal not so dependent on the results of others as they continue to chase a place in t...

May 16 2017

Fulham 1 Reading 1: Cairney levels tense play-off tie

Stam added: "I've seen it back, he hits the player, but he doesn't do that on objective. Home advantage doesn't guarantee anything, we will have to work hard". Scott Malo...

May 15 2017

Derek Jeter's number is retired at Yankee stadium

It is why there will never be a celebration quite like this again, at the Stadium or anywhere else. Retired New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, looks around ...

May 15 2017

Ajax seeking to 'make history' against Man United

Captain Davy Klaassen said he is "enormously proud" of the team's performance. "I have no words for it". Unlike Turkish side Beşiktaş, Ajax saw the defensive deficien...

May 14 2017

Mladenovic earns Halep final in Madrid

Cuevas is scheduled to play Austria's Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals after claiming a straight sets win over Croatia's Borna Coric. The pair set their friendship asid...

May 13 2017

Mohit has last laugh as Kings XI beat Mumbai by 7 runs

New Zealander Martin Guptill has threatened a couple of times this IPL and against Mumbai, he looked ominous. The West Indian nearly outshone Saha, but the India intern...