Sports Archive
  • »Williams Beats Konta in Wimbledon 2017 Semi-Final

    Thu 13 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Briton Johanna Konta's hopes of a first Wimbledon final ended with a straight-set semi-final defeat by five-time champion Venus Williams.
    The 37-year-old American 10th seed played superbly to win 6-4 6-2 on Centre Court and set up a final against...
  • »West Ham Interested in Man City, England Goalkeeper ‘Hart’

    Wed 12 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    West Ham are interested in signing Manchester City's out-of-favour England goalkeeper Joe Hart.
    There is no deal done yet but it is understood joining the Hammers is a possibility for Hart, who has no future at City under manager Pep Guardiola....
  • »Man Utd Sign Everton’s ‘Lukaku’ for Initial GBP75m 5-Yr Deal

    Mon 10 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Manchester United have signed striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton for an initial GBP75 million on a five-year contract.
    The deal for the 24-year-old Belgium international, initially reported by BBC Sport on Thursday, is believed to include GBP15...
  • »Man United: Mourinho Unhappy with Lack of Summer Transfer Business

    Tue 4 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is unimpressed by the club's lack of summer transfer dealings.
    After United's Europa League final win against Ajax on 24 May, Mourinho said he had given executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward a list of transfer...
  • »Chelsea Sign Former Manchester City Goalkeeper ‘Caballero’

    Sat 1 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Premier League champions Chelsea have signed ex-Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a free transfer.
    The Argentine was released by City when his deal expired at the end of June.
    Caballero, 35, arrived in England from Malaga in 2014 and...
  • »Football Reforms: Scrapping 45-Minute Half to Be Debated at IFAB

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    A proposal to scrap 45-minute halves is to be looked at by football's lawmakers to deter time-wasting.
    Instead, there could be two periods of 30 minutes with the clock stopped whenever the ball goes out of play.
    Lawmaking body the International...
  • »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...
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