2:14 PM ET ESPN News Services Houston Rockets guard James Harden will not play in Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets because of a left thigh contusion, according to coach Mike D’Antoni. Harden left Friday’s win over the Timberwolves in the third quarter after taking a knee from Karl-Anthony... Read more
2:58 PM ET NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Bryant was 41. Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna... Read more
MANILA (BLOOMBERG) – The Philippines is bracing for floods and landslides from Typhoon Kammuri as the country hosts the South-east Asian games. Kammuri, which means “crown” in Japan, is packing maximum winds of 75 knots (139 kilometres per hour) and gusts of up to 90 knots, according to the... Read more
Oman’s players celebrate after winning the 2017 Arabian Gulf Cup final Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain have confirmed they will take part in this year’s Arabian Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, reversing an earlier decision to boycott the event. The UAE Football... Read more
Tour match, Cobham Oval, Whangarei England 285-3: Sibley 100, Crawley 103 New Zealand XI: Yet to bat Scorecard Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley boosted their England Test hopes as they made centuries on the first day of a tour match against a New Zealand XI. Uncapped Sibley, who opened... Read more
The first round of the FA Cup provided upsets and drama – and plenty of goals. Watch our selection of the best goals of the first round at the top of the page and then vote for the one you think is the best. You can come back and... Read more
China’s Haotong Li, winner of the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic in 2018, has announced his return to Emirates Golf Club from 23-26 January, where he will be joined by Major champions Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell, in addition to three-time European Tour winner Tyrrell Hatton, to take on a... Read more
Sodeifi – the beloved mascot of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup – visited Kuwait on Thursday as preparations for the tournament continue. It will be there from November 7-15. The oyster and pearl mascot will appear at a host of locations, including The Gate Mall, The Avenues, Marina Mall,... Read more
Set against the backdrop of Dubai’s breathtaking horizon, the annual Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing Race returns to Dubai’s shores on 22 November. Don’t miss out as adventurous seafarers and athletes go head-to-head in this thrilling race. Delight in a day of competitive rowing while enjoying Dubai’s impeccable winter weather... Read more
Mohamed ElShorbagy has come within touching distance of the Men’s Squash World Championship in Doha twice. Both times, in 2012 and 2014, his efforts bit the dust against fellow Egyptian and the one that ElShorbagy himself considers “probably the greatest player to play the sort” — Ramy Ashour. In... Read more