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Stories about Sport

Jul 01 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo not thinking about retirement from worldwide football

The victor of Uruguay vs. Portugal will take on the victor of France vs. Argentina in the quarterfinals. Uruguay and Portugal have faced off on two previous o...

Jul 01 2018

'Dark day for German football' after World Cup elimination

Mexican soccer fans around the world were celebrating with Korean fans after South Korea's upset of Germany helped Mexico advance to the knockout stage of the World C...

Jun 30 2018

Umtiti reveals difference between Messi at Barcelona, Argentina

Yet if Argentina are to somehow shrug off the scathing recriminations and evident mutinies which accompanied their group stage games and respond by beating France to ...

Jun 30 2018

Japan advances on fair play points despite loss to Poland

Poland have secured a consolation 1-0 win over Japan to close out their World Cup campaign, but other results meant that Japan still advanced to the knockout rou...

Jun 30 2018

Sweden hammer Mexico, both teams make last 16

The Swedes rolled to a 3-0 rout Wednesday, never challenged in the second half, overtaking Mexico to win Group F just four nights after a gut-wrenching last-minute lo...

Jun 30 2018

Portugal's Ronaldo faces tough Uruguay defence

And after 12 years in charge of the team, Tabarez believes Uruguay are a contender to win the competition. He told reporters: "They are a typical South American side". ...

Jun 28 2018

French GP "sums up my season" - Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton was not convinced the upgraded engine played a crucial role in Mercedes locking out the front row in France, or his third win of the year that put him back on to...

Jun 28 2018

Japan advances despite loss to Poland at World Cup

With so much at stake for each team and simultaneous matches of Japan vs. Poland and Colombia vs. Senegal on Thursday, Group H looks set to provide a thrilling fi...

Jun 28 2018

Paul Scholes causes a stir with comments about Man Utd's Jesse Lingard

It's far from the most controversial goal celebration to have rocked the World Cup so far - that honour goes to the Swiss-Kosovan players who flipped the bird, as it w...

Jun 28 2018

Germany coach Loew refuses to criticise Ozil after World Cup shock

Mesut Ozil clashed with a fan after Germany's defeat to South Korea . And there are still 20 more matches to be played. The Germans kept peppering the South Kore...

Jun 28 2018

Yerry Mina Goal Sends Colombia Past Senegal, into World Cup Knockout Stage

Both sides were intermittently impressive against a terrible Poland but Japan did a number on 10-man Colombia to avenge their trouncing in the group stage four years ag...

Jun 28 2018

Celtics Star Kyrie Irving Heaps Major Praise On ‘MVP’ LeBron James

ESPN listed Philadelphia as one of four teams ( Cleveland Cavaliers , Boston Celtics , and Los Angeles Clippers being the other ones) that reportedly already made an ...

Jun 28 2018

We're here to win, not plot final route, says England's Southgate

The Tottenham striker scored a hat-trick against Panama to make it five goals from two games. Whoever finishes runners up of Group G will encounter Brazil or Mexico i...

Jun 28 2018

Uruguay 3-0 Russia: Suarez sends Uruguay to Group A summit

Hosts Russia and their expectant fans were given a brutal reality check on Monday when Uruguay exposed the weaknesses in the side that had been papered over in the up...

Jun 27 2018

Argentina's Last Gasp Win Told Through The Medium Of Diego Maradona

If the Socceroos beat already-eliminated Peru , and if Denmark lose to France on Tuesday, then Australia could sneak through to the knockout stages. Australia suffe...

Jun 27 2018

Final Group C games (2018 FIFA World Cup)

Denmark hit the Eagles 4-1 at the Stade de France in Paris in 1998, with the Nigerians failing to fully focus on the match but on a probable quarter -final match-up wi...

Jun 26 2018

Mexico's 2-1 victory over South Korea silences critics

Herrera kicked Ki from behind and made contact with his ankles, causing the South Korean to fall and allowing Mexico to break. Hernandez was on the end of a lightnin...

Jun 26 2018

Frank Lampard backs England to win the World Cup after Panama victory

Playing from the off with an ease and trickery that contrasted with the stressed-looking England flops of recent global tournaments, Gareth Southgate's team romped in...

Jun 26 2018

Australia have own concerns with Peru, not thinking about France

He added: "They play with a lot of passion". The second half was five minutes old when Guerrero struck, hooking the ball into the far corner of the net beyond Ryan's le...

Jun 26 2018

Lionel Messi scores, Argentina leads Nigeria 1-0

However, worldwide success with Argentina has eluded him over his career, which has been highlighted in Russian Federation as they face a humiliating early exit. Despit...