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  • James triple-double propels Cavs over Bucks

    March 20, 2018 7:57 AM 3

    LOS ANGELES: LeBron James unleashed his 16th triple-double of the season Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers welcomed Kevin Love back from injury with a 124-117 NBA win over the Milwaukee Bucks. It was an upbeat ending to a difficult day, with the Cavs announcing earlier that head coach Tyronn Lue was taking some time off to deal with health concerns

  • Canadian Bouchard passes first test in Miami qualifying

    March 19, 2018 11:53 PM 4

    Eugenie Bouchard, a former Wimbledon finalist who has fallen outside the top 100 in the world rankings since reaching a career-high fifth in 2014, fired seven aces as she dispatched Kiick. — Picture by Gerry Angus-USA TODAY Sports via ReutersMIAMI, March 20 ― Canadian Eugenie Bouchard beat American wildcard Allie Kiick 6-2 6-2 to be among a parade of former

  • Paul offers to pay Green’s fine for skirmish with Timberwolves

    March 19, 2018 3:05 PM 3

    Houston Rockets guard Gerald Green gets into a shoving match in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis March 18, 2018. — Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports pic via ReutersMINNEAPOLIS, March 19 — Gerald Green has a little insurance against any fine the NBA hands down for his fourth-quarter altercation yesterday with Minnesota’s

  • Barcelona and Brazil legend Ronaldinho bound for KL next month

    March 19, 2018 4:12 AM 4

    Ronaldinho will join the Uefa Champions League Trophy Tour, which returns to Malaysia for the third time next month. — AFP picPETALING JAYA, March 19 ― His skills on the pitch drew millions of fans worldwide, Brazil superstar Ronaldinho is definitely one of the world's footballing greats. Malaysians can witness some of Ronaldinho’s skills in Kuala Lumpur

  • Hundreds of Lazio fans protest over referees and VAR

    March 19, 2018 2:15 AM 2

    The VAR system was approved on a permanent basis earlier this month by football's rule-making body IFAB and Fifa have said it will feature at this year's World Cup in Russia. — Reuters picROME, March 19 ― Hundreds of Lazio supporters demonstrated in front of the headquarters of the Italian football federation (FIGC) in Rome yesterday, saying their team have been victims

  • Usain Bolt to attend Commonwealth Games ― as a spectator

    March 19, 2018 1:25 AM 3

    Sprint legend Usain Bolt retired from athletics after August's World Championships in London. — Reuters picSYDNEY, March 19 ― Sprint legend Usain Bolt will attend next month's Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast to watch the 100-metres final, former Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake has revealed. Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after

  • Southampton reach FA Cup semis as Wigan dream ends

    March 18, 2018 3:57 PM 8

    Southampton manager Mark Hughes celebrates after the Wigan Athletic vs Southampton match, March 18, 2018. — Reuters picLONDON, March 18 — Southampton reached the FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 victory over third tier Wigan Athletic today as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Cedric Soares were on target in manager Mark Hughes’ first match in charge. Hughes was appointed

  • Sevilla suffer Manchester United hangover

    March 18, 2018 2:51 PM 6

    Sevilla's surprise win over Manchester United did not set the stage for them to qualify for the Champions League. — Reuters picMADRID, March 18 — Sevilla crashed to a 2-1 league defeat to Leganes today just days after they pulled off the surprise elimination of Manchester United in the Champions League. The loss means Sevilla are increasingly unlikely

  • ‘Speedy Jantan’ makes impressive comeback ahead of Commonwealth Games

    March 18, 2018 2:03 PM 5

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — National sprint king Khairul Hafiz Jantan proved he is in a class of his own when he clocked 10.34 seconds in the 100m en route to the gold medal at the FTKLAA / MILO 2018 All Comers Championship at the National Sports Council (NSC) Mini Stadium in Bukit Jalil, here, today. What was even more amazing was that this was the first

  • Bournemouth fightback sends West Brom closer to the drop

    March 18, 2018 1:19 AM 5

    West Bromwich Albion’s Jay Rodriguez celebrates scoring their first goal against Bournemouth during their Premier League match at Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, March 17, 2018. — Reuters picBOURNEMOUTH, March 18 — Long-range goals from Jordon Ibe and Junior Stanislas helped Bournemouth grind out a comeback 2-1 home win over the Premier League’s bottom