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  • Thiem stuns Djokovic in Monte Carlo

    April 19, 2018 3:22 PM 8

    Austria's Dominic Thiem (pic) celebrates after winning his third round match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic, April 19, 2018. — Reuters picMONTE CARLO, April 19 ― Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by an inspired Dominic Thiem in the third round today, with the Austrian fifth seed progressing to a possible quarter-final with Rafael

  • Ibrahimovic drops World Cup hint

    April 19, 2018 8:54 AM 8

    LOS ANGELES: Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted that he hopes to feature at this year's World Cup, teasing fans that he could come out of retirement to play in Russia. In an appearance on ABC television's late night Jimmy Kimmel show on Tuesday, the former Sweden striker said "it wouldn't be a World Cup" if he didn't play. The 36-year-old has previously

  • Sharapova to make grasscourt return in Birmingham

    April 18, 2018 3:42 PM 10

    Maria Sharapova is set to compete at the Birmingham Classic grasscourt event in the lead-up to Wimbledon in June. ― Reuters picLONDON, April 18 ― Former world number one Maria Sharapova will compete at the Birmingham Classic grasscourt event in the lead-up to Wimbledon, Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today. The June 18-24 tournament

  • Brady yet to tell Patriots he’s in for 2018

    April 18, 2018 2:13 PM 10

    ESPN reported today that Tom Brady did not give ‘official word’ that he's planning to be with the Patriots in 2018. ― Reuters picLOS ANGELES, April 18 ― Tom Brady is not yet officially committed to playing in 2018, but the New England Patriots and others close to him expect the 40-year-old back for his 20th season. ESPN reported today that Brady did not give “official

  • Pacquiao not closing the door on trainer Roach (VIDEO)

    April 18, 2018 12:19 PM 9

    Boxing icon Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao (left) poses for a picture with welterweight world title holder Lucas Matthysse in Manila April 18, 2018. ― Reuters picMANILA, April 18 ― Manny Pacquiao has not decided on the fate of his long-time American trainer Freddie Roach, the Filipino said as he prepares for his bout against Argentine welterweight champion

  • James wary of Real's Champions League 'chip'

    April 18, 2018 8:24 AM 9

    BERLIN: They may sit third in the Spanish league, but when it comes to the Champions League holders Real Madrid simply engage a special 'chip', says James Rodriguez. On loan at Bayern Munich, who host his ex-club Real in the first-leg of the Champions League semi-final next Wednesday, James says the Spanish giants' strength is knowing how to conjure

  • Sloppy Tottenham held by resolute Brighton

    April 18, 2018 12:02 AM 8

    Tottenham’s Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal against Brighton & Hove Albion at The American Express Community Stadium in Brighton April 17, 2018. — Picture by Action Images via ReutersBRIGHTON, April 18 — Tottenham Hotspur were held to a 1-1 draw at Brighton & Hove Albion yesterday, giving fresh hope to Chelsea in the battle for a Premier

  • Report: Former Armstrong doctor provided drugs to Spanish track team

    April 17, 2018 3:51 PM 7

    El Pais newspaper reported that Spain’s Olympic track cycling team from Atlanta 1996 was supplied banned substances by Lance Armstrong’s (pic) disgraced former doctor Michele Ferrari. — Reuters picMADRID, April 17 — Spain’s Olympic track cycling team from Atlanta 1996 was supplied banned substances by Lance Armstrong’s disgraced former doctor Michele

  • Lopez wins, Froome fourth in Tour of the Alps second stage

    April 17, 2018 3:19 PM 6

    Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps today with UK’s four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome (pic) finishing fourth. — Reuters picMILAN, April 17 — Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps today with UK’s four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome finishing fourth. Astana rider

  • Uefa hits Switzerland’s Sion with two-season ban

    April 17, 2018 10:41 AM 7

    Uefa has fined and banned Swiss club FC Sion from taking part in European competitions for the next two seasons after failing to pay for the transfer of a player. — Reuters picGENEVA, April 17 — Swiss club FC Sion has been fined and barred from taking part in European competitions for the next two seasons after failing to pay for the transfer of a player