Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row

A statement on the International Cricket Council's official Twitter feed said: "The ICC can confirm the match officials in the second Test between West Indies and Sri Lanka changed the ball and awarded five penalty runs to West Indies". Even then the... More..

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Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at Open
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Frustrated Phil Mickelson swats moving ball with putter at Open

I don't know if I was able to save a shot or not. "I've never seen anything like that from a world-class player in my life". Have you ever felt like Phil probably felt on the 13th? Was he just frustrated with...More..

Former Highlander golfer playing in U.S. Open
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Former Highlander golfer playing in U.S. Open

Woods, who won the 2000, 2002 and 2008 editions, will contest his first US Open since a disastrous 2015 campaign - when he shot rounds of 80, 76 to miss the cut by 11 shots. "I've given myself chances to w...More..

National Basketball Association star Zach Randolph's brother killed in shooting in Indiana
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

National Basketball Association star Zach Randolph's brother killed in shooting in Indiana

Roger Randolph, the brother of Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph , was shot and killed Saturday in Marion, Indiana, according to authorities. He was later pronounced dead. Roger was charged past year with...More..

Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has scored his first goal at a World Cup as Argentina took the lead before Alfred Finnbogason equalised from close-range. "But we have been preparing for a long time". ...More..

Nadal, Federer fight 'the watch,' keep winning Slams
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Nadal, Federer fight 'the watch,' keep winning Slams

In the fourth game Friday, del Potro clutched at his left hip after being wrong-footed by one shot from Nadal and was visited by a doctor at the next changeover. I had a long and mentally tough clay court seaso...More..

History made as VAR used to give France a (controversial?) penalty
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

History made as VAR used to give France a (controversial?) penalty

The France striker scored the spot kick, with Paul Pogba getting France's victor after Mile Jedinak had equalised from the spot and all the goals coming after the break. But Pogba's victor, confirmed by goa...More..

Elated Iran steal last gasp win over Morocco
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Elated Iran steal last gasp win over Morocco

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday (Saturday, PHL time ) at the World Cup . Queiroz hasn't just forged...More..

Dustin Johnson makes strides towards second US Open title
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Dustin Johnson makes strides towards second US Open title

His 25 greens rank seventh in the field and he's sixth for proximity to the hole (36 feet). He said, "concentration seemed to go the last couple of holes. Shinnecock Hills is his third U.S. Open course . P...More..

Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Konta beats Watson to make Nottingham quarters

Veteran Stosur - the 2011 US Open champion - counts grass as her least favourite surface but success for Boulter represents her first major scalp in the professional ranks. "That helped me get a few chances a...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

US Open: Phil Mickelson melts down, hits still-rolling ball

Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open. RTÉ golf correspondent Greg Allen said the incident is causing a lot of bemusement among the media a...More..

Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Peru vs. Denmark - Football Match Report

Peru ultimately could not find an equaliser and Denmark joined France on three points atop the group. Peru are boosted by the availability of captain Paolo Guerrero , who was cleared to play last month ...More..

Woods blames putting for US Open misery
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Woods blames putting for US Open misery

With no green to work with, he thinned the ball into the thick rough and now he was in a world of trouble. As the day wore on the course dried out and pinpoint shots were pitching within a yard of the pin, appa...More..

Ramos is a ‘beast’, Egyptians cry foul after defeat to Uruguay
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Ramos is a ‘beast’, Egyptians cry foul after defeat to Uruguay

Liverpool forward Salah was named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final and was given the nod to play in the team's opening game. More than 5,000 people with tick...More..

FPJ's Dream XI predictions for France and Australia
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

FPJ's Dream XI predictions for France and Australia

Australia rallied and started to push France back into their own half and although Deschamps's side responded, finding themselves evenly matched appeared to have a lasting effect and Australia were rarely ...More..

1st session belongs to India -- thanks to Dhawan
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

1st session belongs to India -- thanks to Dhawan

India´s Shikhar Dhawan and fellow centurion Murali Vijay raised 168 runs for the opening stand to vindicate the decision to bat as the hosts cruised to 280 for one after thoroughly dominating the first two ...More..

World Cup Daily by Jason Pine
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

World Cup Daily by Jason Pine

Al Sheikh was angry over Saudi Arabia's weak performance against Russian Federation. Having come into the game with no wins in seven matches, Russian Federation will now face Egypt and Uruguay without undue...More..

Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal supporters about Granit Xhaka’s new deal
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal supporters about Granit Xhaka’s new deal

Leno is reportedly already in negotiations with Arsenal as Unai Emery eyes stiff competition for 36-year-old Petr Cech , with David Ospina likely to be placed on the chopping block after four seasons at the Em...More..

Real Madrid stun football world with unveiling of Zidane's replacement
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Real Madrid stun football world with unveiling of Zidane's replacement

When he returned he found his coach, Zinedine Zidane , reluctant to revert to the system that had earned the club the Spanish title and a second successive Champions League in 2016-17. "I have been in Spain ...More..

Argentina vs. Iceland preview, players to watch, key stats
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Argentina vs. Iceland preview, players to watch, key stats

The Everton playmaker has been out since March with a knee injury and has been quietly rehabbing ahead of the World Cup. "We'll help each other and try to do it as a team". Messi is a man on a mission as he cha...More..

Argentina vs Iceland kick off
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Argentina vs Iceland kick off

Some players grab a quick holiday between the end of the season and linking up for the World Cup duty. "I can see [Messi]'s in a great form and very excited about the possibility of starting a new tournamen...More..

USA, Canada, Mexico beat Morocco to 2026 World Cup
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

USA, Canada, Mexico beat Morocco to 2026 World Cup

The federations representing the USA, Canada and Mexico won with overwhelming support: 134 votes vs. 65 for Morocco. Morocco's Sports Minister, Rachid Talbi Alami announced Friday, the North African nation wi...More..

French Open champ Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club | AP sports
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

French Open champ Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club | AP sports

Nadal's first ATP tournament of the year was at the Monte Carlo Masters the same month. The No. 1-ranked Spaniard has played 27 matches on clay the past two months and says he needs time to recover for Wimbled...More..

Slick Pakistan too strong for Scotland in T20 rout READ MORE
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Slick Pakistan too strong for Scotland in T20 rout READ MORE

The visitors were thoroughly dominant in the 2nd T20I while Scotland didn't manage to cling on to the crucial moments in the game. Usman was named Man of the Match . Halfway through the innings, Scotland ...More..

Afghanistan's Test debut ends in 2 days: Stats from a historic match
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Afghanistan's Test debut ends in 2 days: Stats from a historic match

Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets as India skittled out Afghanistan for 103 in the final session while following on at Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium. "We were surprised by how quickly things ended be...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Iran stun Morocco with stoppage-time own goal

That approach nearly paid off when Nordin Amrabat whipped in a unsafe cross from the right but Younes Belhanda's header from an acute angle flashed wide. The game's first clear-cut chance arrived just befor...More..

Retired tennis star Boris Becker claiming diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Retired tennis star Boris Becker claiming diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case

He is now being pursued for "further assets". If the same logic were to be applied in Becker's case, the long-time British resident might discover that he isn't protected by his work with the Central African...More..

Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard trying to meet
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard trying to meet

The Boston Celtics made a trade offer to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard before the February trade deadline but it was rejected. Wojnarowski noted that the Sixers have both the assets to trade f...More..

Bairstow says England can cope with No.1 tag
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Bairstow says England can cope with No.1 tag

Australian captain Tim Paine will begin the series against England with handshakes as his team tries to rebuild their shattered i mage. Paine denied the move was a PR stunt and said although his team will...More..

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

Both sides had strong defensive records going into the World Cup and couldn't be separated. That approach nearly paid off when Nordin Amrabat whipped in a risky cross from the right but Younes Belhanda's...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Pre-World Cup chaos motivates Iran -Queiroz

For now, Iran remain the rank outsiders in the group but Queiroz is happy to play the role of underdogs. This last comment of Nike was, in my personal view, an unnecessary statement. For example, how about an...More..

Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Jose Mourinho is not happy about Liverpool's post-Champions League advantage

During their impressive march to the UEFA Champions League final in 2017-18, it went slightly unnoticed that Liverpool only narrowly finished in the top four in the Premier League . New Arsenal head coach ...More..

Kawhi Leonard Wants Out Of San Antonio
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kawhi Leonard Wants Out Of San Antonio

The development is the latest in the Spurs-Leonard saga, which saw disagreements over how to handle Leonard's injury drive a wedge between the two sides. NY is far from a finished product and still have forward...More..

A glance at 1st round of US Open
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

A glance at 1st round of US Open

Open 2018 this week in NY. His worst two shots of the day came on the next hole, where he played from side to side and had a tough up and down to try and save a bogey - which he didn't. His ball went maybe a ...More..

Empty seats at World Cup as 5,000 fans skip Egypt-Uruguay
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Empty seats at World Cup as 5,000 fans skip Egypt-Uruguay

BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub will provide live-stream options in the United Kingdom, while Fox Soccer Match Pass will provide a service for viewers in the U.S. "If Mo had been on the pitch it may have been diff...More..