Athletics | Bowie gets gold, and Jamaica fails to medal in the 100

The American sprinter took a mighty tumble. Nobody, however, has fallen harder than Jamaica so far at this year’s world championships. The evening after Usain

Football | Community Shield: Arsenal beats Chelsea in ABBA shootout

Arsenal will start the Premier League season on a high note after mastering the experimental ABBA penalty shootout pattern to beat Chelsea to the Community Shield.

Boxing | Vasyl Lomachenko defends belt, stops Marriaga after 7 rounds

Although Vasyl Lomachenko had battered Miguel Marriaga around the ring for 6 1/2 superlative rounds, the Ukrainian star couldn’t break his Colombian opponent’s will until he

Athletics | Kenyan runner Kirui wins men’s marathon title at worlds

Geoffrey Kirui took a quick glance over his shoulder, just to see if his nearest competitor was possibly closing the gap. Nobody remotely in sight. This was

Motorsport | New Formula 3 team to make debut in Macau GP

A new Formula 3 team by the name of BullFrog aims to debut in the Macau Grand Prix later this year. The project is led by a London-based

Football | Neymar provides pre-match show, with PSG debut put on hold

After lapping up the adulation at the Parc des Princes for 20 minutes, Neymar whipped up fans into an even greater frenzy by removing his Paris

Spanish league: Neymar lawyer tries to pay release clause

Neymar has made his first getaway attempt. The Spanish league said yesterday that representatives of Neymar tried unsuccessfully to pay the 222 million euro (USD262

Basketball – Macau | Asia League makes debut this September

The beginning of the new Asian professional basketball tournament will be celebrated in Macau at Studio City Event Center from September 20 to 24, where eight of

Neymar on cusp of record-breaking move to PSG

Neymar is ready to leave Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain is ready to put up a record USD262 million to make it happen. The 25-year-old Brazil striker,

Athletics | Bolt says no chance of loss or comeback in farewell worlds

An encore for Usain Bolt? Unthinkable. A loss in his going-away party? Impossible. Track’s fastest man and greatest entertainer made both those points clear

Rugby | European competition adds 2 South African teams

Europe’s Pro12 has confirmed it will add two South African teams dropped from Super Rugby and expand to a 14-team, two-continent competition from this season. Celtic

Olympics | Paris stops short of claiming victory after LA announcement

After failing three times in recent bids, sheer joy was expected from Paris officials when Los Angeles ceded the 2024 Olympics to the City of Lights.

Football | Barcelona has ‘doubts’ about Neymar’s future amid PSG rumors

Barcelona is worried, very worried, that Neymar might be headed to Paris-Saint Germain. The Brazil striker is expected to be at practice on Wednesday, but

Motorsport | Hamilton needs a break in tense F1 title fight with Vettel

Heading into Formula One’s mid-season break, Lewis Hamilton is completely drained. It has been a topsy-turvy 11 races so far, with nine to come after

Football | Ronaldo tells judge he has ‘never tried to avoid taxes’

Cristiano Ronaldo told a Spanish judge yesterday that he has “never tried to avoid taxes.” The Real Madrid forward, who is from Portugal, was questioned to

Albanian drone-flying fan seeks asylum in Croatia

An Albanian soccer fan detained on a Serbian warrant for allegedly flying a drone with a nationalist banner during a high-risk match has asked for political asylum in Croatia

Judge grants bail for Spanish federation president

A Spanish judge granted bail yesterday to the suspended president of the Spanish Football Federation, who is in jail for suspected corruption. Angel Maria Villar was denied

Motorsport | Vettel overcomes steering problem to win Hungarian GP

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel overcame steering difficulties to win a tense Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday and extend his championship lead over rival Lewis Hamilton to 14 points heading