September 14, 2018

Australia great Eales backs Jones to revive England fortune

England head coach Eddie Jones has the experience to reinvent himself and turn the nation's fortunes around before next year's World Cup in Japan, Australia great John Eales has said.
September 14, 2018

Strong start bodes well for Spurs’ title hopes, says Lee

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Lee Young-pyo is backing his old club to mount a serious challenge for the Premier League title, with the return of fellow South Korean Son Heung-min to bolster the side after their strong start.
September 14, 2018

Lukaku says Mourinho deserves respect for being ‘real’

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku defended Jose Mourinho's confrontational style of management, saying that the Portuguese deserves respect for not hiding his true feelings like several Premier League bosses.
September 14, 2018

Europe undaunted by Woods and Mickelson at Ryder Cup – Fleetwood

Ryder Cup debutant Tommy Fleetwood claims neither he nor his European team mates will be overawed by the presence of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in the United States line-up at the biennial trans-Atlantic head-to-head later this month.
September 14, 2018

Hooper ruled out, Pocock to captain Wallabies against Pumas

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been forced out of his side's Rugby Championship clash with Argentina on the Gold Coast with a hamstring injury and been replaced as skipper by David Pocock.
September 14, 2018

No sympathy for ‘rude’ Australians from England’s Moeen

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has no sympathy for Australia's banned cricketers and finds the whole team "rude", British media reported.
September 14, 2018

Werth weight in gold as Germany takes team dressage

Isabell Werth, riding Bella Rose, led Germany to the dressage team gold medal at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Tryon, North Carolina on Thursday, qualifying the country for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
September 14, 2018

Japan Inc against daylight savings for the 2020 Olympics – Reuters poll

Three-quarters of Japanese firms oppose a proposal to adopt daylight savings time ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, citing the time and effort to adjust computer systems as well as disruptions to public life.
September 13, 2018

American Fujikawa announces he is gay

American former teenage golf prodigy Tadd Fujikawa said he struggled for years hiding his true identity before publicly revealing on Wednesday that he is gay.
September 13, 2018

Ciganda feels at home in France to share Evian lead

Spaniard Carlota Ciganda enjoyed the local atmosphere to share the first-round lead with Maria Torres at the Evian Championship in France on Thursday.
September 13, 2018

Vandoorne takes heart from Magnussen’s example

Stoffel Vandoorne is taking heart from the example of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen, who was dropped by McLaren early in his Formula One career but still bounced back.
September 13, 2018

Argentina make three changes for Australia test

Argentina coach Mario Ledesma recalled Gonzalo Bertranou at scrumhalf on Thursday as he made three changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship test against Australia on the Gold Coast.