June 11, 2019

Morgan scores five as U.S. beat Thailand with record 13-0 win

Striker Alex Morgan scored five times as holders the United States began their World Cup campaign with a record 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday.
June 11, 2019

U.S. World Cup goal celebrations polarises opinion

The United States' record 13-0 drubbing of Thailand at the Women's World Cup on Tuesday did not sit well with everybody, with opinion divided on whether the team should have so mercilessly punished a hapless opponent.
June 11, 2019

‘Competitive’ Scotland can improve for big Euros test – Clarke

Scotland have improved in Steve Clarke's first two games in charge and can get better for their European qualifiers at home to Group I favourites Belgium and Russia in three months, the coach has said.
June 11, 2019

Woods takes stroll down Pebble memory lane before work

Much has changed since Tiger Woods romped to a record 15-stroke victory at the 2000 U.S. Open at scenic Pebble Beach.
June 11, 2019

Sturgeon skewered: Hunt withdraws support for SNP chief’s ‘meaningless’ Brussels trip

NICOLA Sturgeon’s trip to Brussels yesterday was overshadowed by a row with the Foreign Office, and a former SNP spin doctor describing another independence referendum as “meaningless”.
June 11, 2019

1917: Cumberbatch, Firth and Madden shoot Spielberg movie in Glasgow

FILMING of a Steven Spielberg epic starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Colin Firth has begun in Glasgow.
June 11, 2019

Rescue deal for Green’s Arcadia hangs in the balance

The future of Sir Philip Green's high street retail empire hangs in the balance ahead of crucial votes on a rescue deal.
June 11, 2019

‘Hacked the hackers’: Radiohead releases 18 hours of ‘stolen’ OK Computer sessions

A hacker who'd stolen Thom Yorke's MiniDisc archive was demanding $US150,000 while threatening to release the material.
June 11, 2019

Drivers will be used only sparingly at Pebble Beach

Hitting a driver long and straight is one of golf's special skills, but not one that will be on display very often at this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where the biggest club in a player's arsenal will likely be used only sparingly.
June 11, 2019

Messi unseats Mayweather as highest-paid athlete – Forbes

Barcelona and Argentina striker Lionel Messi dethroned five-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather as the highest paid athlete over the past year, according to the annual list published by business magazine Forbes on Tuesday.
June 11, 2019

France enjoy therapeutic win at Andorra as Turkey lose to Iceland

France eased to a 4-0 win away to minnows Andorra on Tuesday to return to the top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group H after their recent shock defeat to Turkey.
June 11, 2019

La Liga fined by Spain’s data protection agency

La Liga has been fined 250,000 euros (£222,532) by the national data protection agency (AEPD) for not adequately informing users of its official app that the programme can activate smartphone microphones and monitor user location, it said on Tuesday.