American Boxer Patrick Day in ‘Extremely Critical Condition’ with Brain Injury
American boxer Patrick Day is in an “extremely critical condition” after suffering a traumatic brain injury in his super welterweight fight with Charles Conwell on Saturday in Chicago. Day, 27, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after he was knocked out by his countryman in the 10th round of a bout... Read more
Teen Tennis Prodigy Gauff Surges into Ttop 100 of World Rankings
On Sunday Gauff defeated former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko to become the youngest tour winner since 2004 US teenager Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff surged into the top 100 of the world tennis rankings for the first time on Monday following her maiden tour victory in... Read more
Kuwait, Hungary Sign Cooperation Agreement in Sport
Kuwait’s Olympic Committee and Hungarian counterpart signed Sunday a bilateral cooperation agreement in the field of sports, especially in football. The agreement was signed by the head of the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee, Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and head of the Hungarian Olympic Committee, Krisztian Kulcsar. The agreement... Read more
Bulgaria v England: Tyrone Mings in Line to Make England Debut
Bulgaria v England How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website England manager Gareth Southgate is set to hand an international debut to Tyrone Mings as one of several changes to his starting line-up for the Euro... Read more
Chinese Fans Cheer NBA Game, But Call Timeout Over Pro-HK Tweet
SHENZHEN • Thousands of Chinese basketball fans cheered on the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets at a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in the city of Shenzhen on Saturday night – but some warned the organisation to stay out of politics. Mr Daryl Morey, general manager of... Read more
Wales Hold World Cup Finalists Croatia
Gareth Bale’s excellent equaliser helped Wales to hold 2018 World Cup finalists Croatia in a bad-tempered contest in Cardiff. The Real Madrid forward’s composed finish in injury time in the first half ensured Wales maintained their eight-year unbeaten run in home European Championship qualifiers, a record that has extended... Read more
Former Arsenal Keeper Cech Saves Two Penalties on Ice Hockey Debut
Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech saved two penalties on his Guildford Phoenix debut to earn victory against Swindon Wildcats 2. The 37-year-old, still a technical adviser at Chelsea, saved Swindon’s first and last efforts in a shootout and was named man of the match. Phoenix trailed 2-1... Read more
McGinn Treble as Scotland Beat San Marino
John McGinn scored his first career hat-trick as Scotland ended a run of four defeats with a straightforward win over San Marino at a sodden Hampden. McGinn, 24, became the first Scotland player to score a first-half treble since Lawrie Reilly in 1952. Lawrence Shankland and Stuart Findlay marked... Read more
FIFA President Launches Football Project for Schools in Beirut
FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, launched the new initiative for football development in schools, entitled “Football for Schools”, in the presence of Portuguese coach José Mourinho and former game stars such as Brazilian Ricardo Kaka and French Youri Djorkaeff. The program aims to qualify and develop the capabilities of physical... Read more
Farah Eighth as Cherono Wins Chicago Marathon
Kenyan Lawrence Cherono won the Chicago Marathon as Britain’s Mo Farah failed to keep pace and finished eighth. Cherono, 31, who also won the Boston Marathon, outsprinted Ethiopians Dejene Debela and Asefa Mengstu who were second and third. Farah, 36, who won this race last year, finished more than... Read more