Sports Archive
  • »Should Prince Ali Win FIFA Elections:

    Sat 20 February / Feb 2016. 03:44 PM
    His Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussain said that should He win the FIFA elections to be held February 26th of this year 2016, an independent supervision and monitoring group headed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Anan will be put together to...
  • »Blatter resignation rocks soccer world

    Wed 3 June / Jun 2015. 07:37 AM
    Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by unexpectedly saying he would step down as FIFA president in the wake of a corruption investigation that reportedly may include the embattled chief himself.
  • »Dutch too dependent on Robben, says Melchiot

    Tue 7 April / Apr 2015. 01:09 PM
    Netherlands are over-reliant on winger Arjen Robben and the 2014 World Cup semi-finalists are in danger of failing to make next year's European Championship, according to former defender Mario Melchiot.
  • »Brazil sink feisty Chile to continue winning run

    Mon 30 March / Mar 2015. 09:03 AM
    Roberto Firmino's goal gave Brazil a 1-0 victory over Chile in a feisty friendly at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Sunday, their eighth successive win since last year's disappointing World Cup campaign.
    Firmino, a 61st-minute...
  • »Serena and Halep advance, Azarenka falls to Pennetta

    Mon 30 March / Mar 2015. 09:02 AM
    World number one Serena Williams comfortably beat 15-year-old CiCi Bellis 6-1 6-1 while Romanian third-seed Simona Halep and Italian Flavia Pennetta also progressed at the Miami Open on Sunday.
  • »Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

    Mon 30 March / Mar 2015. 09:01 AM
    A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round on Sunday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco.
  • »Analysis - Van Praag could split vote as Africa backs Blatter

    Tue 27 January / Jan 2015. 07:54 PM
    Dutchman Michael Van Praag could split the anti-Sepp Blatter vote in this year's FIFA presidential election with Africa set to back the incumbent Swiss all the way to a fifth term of office.
  • »Kyrgios and tricky wind cannot stop Murray march

    Tue 27 January / Jan 2015. 07:53 PM
    Testing wind conditions could not blunt Andy Murray's clinical win over local hope Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open on Tuesday as the Briton set up a semi-final with Tomas Berdych with a 6-3 7-6 (5) 6-3 victory.
  • »Farrell's bad luck could be Cipriani's England gain

    Tue 27 January / Jan 2015. 07:52 PM
    Owen Farrell's misfortune could be Danny Cipriani's gain. The prospect of the talented but often troubled flyhalf laying down a marker for England in World Cup year became more realistic on Tuesday when Farrell was ruled out of the entire Six Nations.
  • »Swansea angered by Ivory Coast 'done deal' for Bony

    Wed 14 January / Jan 2015. 06:56 PM
    Swansea City criticised the Ivory Coast Football Federation on Wednesday for saying their striker Wilfried Bony had completed a proposed 28.0 million pounds transfer to Premier League rivals Manchester City.
  • »Staying up is Dortmund's only mission this season - Watzke

    Wed 14 January / Jan 2015. 06:55 PM
    Avoiding relegation is the only thing that matters for Borussia Dortmund despite continuing hopes in the Champions League and German Cup, chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said on Wednesday.
  • »Brazilian clubs seeking slice of American pie

    Wed 14 January / Jan 2015. 06:54 PM
    European teams have been making inroads into the U.S. with transfer deals, franchise partnerships and pre-season tours and now Brazilian clubs are seeking a slice of the action on and off the field.
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