September 24, 2018

Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards

Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride's Brazil forward Marta won the women's award at a ceremony on Monday.
September 24, 2018

Factbox – Best FIFA Men’s Player 2018 Luka Modric

The following is a factbox on Croatia and Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric, who won the Best FIFA Men's Player award for 2018 on Monday.
September 24, 2018

Law to leave West Indies for Middlesex coaching role

Former Australia batsman Stuart Law said he will quit as West Indies head coach to take over at English county Middlesex.
September 24, 2018

Stopping Pumas locks vital for NZ success, says Barrett

New Zealand have identified Argentina's locks as the key to their great season in the Rugby Championship with Scott Barrett saying stopping Tomas Lavanini and Guido Petti will be vital if they want to win away this weekend in Buenos Aires.
September 24, 2018

WADA didn’t put money above clean sport on Russia, says chief

World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie has said he is deeply offended by charges that WADA put money above clean sport when it reinstated Russia's anti-doping agency, a move which he said was aimed only at achieving Russian compliance.
September 24, 2018

Woods’ victory gives U.S. Ryder Cup team a nice buzz

Tiger Woods' victory at the Tour Championship on Sunday has given the entire American Ryder Cup team a "nice buzz", captain Jim Furyk said on Monday.
September 24, 2018

From streets to spotlight, Obada ‘over the moon’ after dream NFL debut

Britain's Efe Obada only began playing American football four years ago after a traumatic childhood during which he was abandoned and homeless, but he defied the odds yet again with a dream NFL debut.
September 24, 2018

Tiger’s back on the prowl with Ryder Cup in his sights

The spiralling interest in the Ryder Cup means the biennial golf showpiece hardly needs hyping up but the stunning return to form of Tiger Woods, culminating in his first tournament victory for five years on Sunday, has undoubtedly added some extra Fre...
September 24, 2018

Boks have more self-belief after beating All Blacks – De Klerk

South Africa's confidence has been boosted after beating world champions New Zealand away but they still need to work on converting chances as they prepare to face Australia this weekend, scrumhalf Faf de Klerk said on Monday.
September 24, 2018

Grealish signs new Aston Villa contract

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, who was linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur in the close season, has signed a new five-year deal to stay at the Championship side until 2023, Villa said on Monday.
September 24, 2018

Australia happy to leave criticism at home

Australia will relish the opportunity to be away on tour and sheltered from home criticism as they complete this year's Rugby Championship with tests in South Africa and Argentina over the next fortnight, forward Allan Alaalatoa said on Monday.
September 24, 2018

France Football magazine announces Ballon d’Or for women

A women's Ballon d'Or will be awarded for the first time this year with a shortlist of 15 nominees to be named alongside 30 male contenders next month for the global football prize, France Football magazine announced on Monday.