February 14, 2020

Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist, three weeks after death

Three weeks after Kobe Bryant, one of the most dominant players in NBA history, was killed with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash, the global sports icon was named a finalist to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
February 14, 2020

Soccer: Italy’s FA asks FIFA for VAR ‘challenges’ in Serie A

Italian governing body (FIGC) has asked FIFA if soccer's rule-makers, the International Football Association Board (IFAB), can introduce a system whereby Serie A teams can challenge refereeing decisions and ask for technology to intervene.
February 14, 2020

Rallying: Evans leads world champion Tanak after first day in Sweden

Toyota's Elfyn Evans led after the first leg of Rally Sweden on Friday with world champion Ott Tanak returning from his big accident in last month's Monte Carlo opener and slotting into second.
February 14, 2020

Red Bull launch rebranded AlphaTauri F1 team

Red Bull presented AlphaTauri as their rebranded Toro Rosso Formula One team on Friday, with a new look but a familiar target for the season ahead.
February 14, 2020

Chinese company in ‘preliminary’ talks to build HS2

A Chinese railway company could be about to take over construction of the troubled HS2 rail link.
February 14, 2020

Wolves held at home by Foxes after VAR rules out goal

Wolverhampton Wanderers had a goal controversially ruled out by VAR as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Leicester City, who finished with 10 men, in the Premier League on Friday.
February 14, 2020

Slimani header gives Monaco 1-0 win over Montpellier

AS Monaco celebrated their third successive Ligue 1 win after a second-half header by Islam Slimani gave them a 1-0 home victory over Montpellier in an entertaining clash on Friday.
February 14, 2020

Atletico held 2-2 at Valencia in La Liga thriller

Atletico Madrid's disappointing season continued as they shared the spoils with Valencia in a thrilling 2-2 draw in La Liga at Mestalla on Friday.
February 14, 2020

Dortmund cruise past Frankfurt 4-0 to go second

Borussia Dortmund scored three second-half goals as they crushed Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 in the Bundesliga on Friday to take over second place.
February 14, 2020

Man City banned from European competition for two seasons by UEFA

English champions Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons and fined 30 million euros ($32.53 million) by European soccer's governing body UEFA after an investigation into alleged breaches of Financial Fair Pl...
February 14, 2020

Holder Monfils beats Evans to reach Rotterdam semis

Frenchman Gael Monfils continued his excellent form to beat Briton Dan Evans 7-6(5) 6-2 and reach the Rotterdam Open semi-finals in the defence of his title on Friday.
February 14, 2020

England win last-ball thriller to level T20 series

England's Tom Curran took two wickets with the last two balls of the match as they beat South Africa by two runs in an amazing T20 international that produced over 400 runs on Friday as the tourists levelled the series at 1-1 with one game to play.