March 13, 2019

Managers take turns to praise ‘unstoppable’ Messi

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was showered with praise by his coach Ernesto Valverde and losing manager Bruno Genesio after a headline performance in his side's 5-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais to reach the Champions League quarter-finals.
March 13, 2019

2020 Copa America to be held in Argentina and Colombia

The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) has rejected a proposal from the United States and awarded the 2020 Copa America tournament to Argentina and Colombia.
March 13, 2019

Teenager Andreescu crushes Muguruza at Indian Wells

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu crushed two-times Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza 6-0 6-1 to advance to the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Wednesday.
March 13, 2019

Liverpool ease past Bayern 3-1 to reach last eight

Sadio Mane scored twice to hand Liverpool a 3-1 Champions League victory at Bayern Munich on Wednesday as they nullified their German opponents with a dominant performance that sent them through to the quarter-finals.
March 13, 2019

Liverpool are back on the big stage with Bayern win-Klopp

Liverpool showed they are back as one of European football's powerhouses after dispatching Bayern Munich 3-1 in the German champions' back yard on Wednesday, manager Juergen Klopp said.
March 13, 2019

Golf – Long hitters Koepka and Johnson love lush TPC Sawgrass

Long hitters Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson are licking their lips at the prospect of being able to unleash their drivers at the Players Championship starting in Florida on Thursday.
March 13, 2019

Canada creates investigative unit to protect athletes from predators

Canada's Minister for Science and Sport announced on Wednesday the formation of an investigative unit to combat harassment, abuse and discrimination in sport, among other measures.
March 13, 2019

Thomas Cook plane passenger says she was ‘shamed’ over her outfit on flight

Emily O'Connor, a 21-year-old trainee accountant, has accused the airline of 'sexism' after being told she was 'dressed inappropriately'
March 13, 2019

Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of The Music Man

It's Jackman's first role in a Broadway musical since his debut more than 16 years ago in The Boy From Oz.
March 13, 2019

FIFA backs away from vote on Nations League, wants Club World Cup ‘pilot’

FIFA has backed away from a vote on a planned new 'Worldwide Nations League' tournament after the governing body's task force reported that it was unable to find consensus on a format for the potential money-spinner.
March 13, 2019

Lotto results for Wednesday, March 13: National Lottery winning numbers from the latest draw

The winning numbers for the Lotto draw and Thunderball - the Lotto jackpot is £13m tonight
March 13, 2019

Doping – WADA appeals over swimming federation decision on Sun Yang

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed to sport's highest tribunal over a swimming federation decision involving China's world and Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang.