Sports Archive
  • »Iran Join Brazil in Qualifying for World Cup 2018

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup as they beat Uzbekistan 2-0 in Tehran.
    Goals from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi ensured Iran, coached by Carlos Queiroz, will appear at successive World Cups for the first time....
  • »Ronaldo Accused of Tax Evasion

    Tue 13 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Spanish prosecutors have accused the Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax.
    The prosecutor's office in Madrid says it has filed a lawsuit against the Portuguese player.
    He is accused of...
  • »Sharapova to Miss Wimbledon Qualifying Due to Injury

    Sun 11 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Maria Sharapova will be unable to compete in Wimbledon qualifying at Roehampton because of injury.
    The five-time Grand Slam champion has not played since retiring with a thigh problem from her second-round match at the Italian Open on 16 May.
    The...
  • »Man City Close to Signing Brazilian Goalkeeper from Benfica

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Manchester City are close to signing Benfica goalkeeper Ederson Moraes for GBP33m.
    City manager Pep Guardiola has been interested in the Brazilian for some time and made room in his squad by releasing Willy Caballero on Friday.
    After Sunday's 2-1...
  • »Rooney Left Out Because of Others Better than Him: Gareth

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Captain Wayne Rooney was left out of the England squad because of the "good form" of other players, said coach Gareth Southgate.
    England's all-time leading goal scorer, who has 119 caps, has been overlooked for June's matches against Scotland and...
  • »Kvitova: Two-Time Champion 'On Track' for Wimbledon after Stabbing

    Tue 23 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Petra Kvitova is "on track" to play at Wimbledon less than seven months after suffering a career-threatening hand injury in a knife attack at her home.
    The 26-year-old, a two-time Wimbledon champion, was stabbed on 20 December by an intruder in her...
  • »Europa League: Man Utd Must Be on Front Foot Vs Ajax —Neville

    Tue 23 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    My fear for Manchester United in the Europa League final is they are weighed down by the pressure of having to win it to get into next season's Champions League.
    If United were heading to Stockholm having already qualified by finishing in the...
  • »Sharapova Opts Against Wimbledon Wildcard Request to Enter Qualifying

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Maria Sharapova will enter Wimbledon qualifying rather than request a main-draw wildcard as she continues her comeback from a 15-month drug ban.
    The 30-year-old Russian was denied a wildcard for the French Open, with tournament officials saying her...
  • »Arsenal Miss Out on Champions League Spot; Liverpool, Man City Qualify

    Sun 21 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years despite a 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League.
    The Gunners began the day a point behind fourth-place Liverpool and were on course to displace...
  • »Feisali Crowd Banned from Attending Next Derby Vs Wehdat

    Wed 17 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The disciplinary Jordan Football Association (JFA) committee has decided to ban the Feisali FC crowd from attending the next derby against Wehdat FC, on May 20th, 2017, after the crowds collectively insulted the referee...
  • »France Open: No Wildcard for Former Champion ‘Sharapova’

    Tue 16 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Maria Sharapova will miss the French Open after tournament officials decided not to give the two-time champion a wildcard.
    The Russian, 30, was ranked too low to gain direct entry as she continues her return from a 15-month drugs ban.
    "There can...
  • »Man Utd’s Loss to Ajax May Be Costly

    Tue 16 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Manchester United will miss out on GBP50m if they fail to beat Ajax in the Europa League final on 24 May.
    The game in Stockholm is their only remaining chance of reaching next season's Champions League.
    Failure to qualify for Europe's flagship...
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