All Blacks lock Tuipulotu cleared after analysis of B-sample 

All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu has been cleared of doping after tests on a B sample found no banned or specified substances. Tuipulotu has been under

Ski | Kenyan Simader on fast track to 2018 Olympic downhill

Kenyan skier Sabrina Simader’s ambitious path to the 2018 Olympic downhill went through St. Moritz yesterday . The 18-year-old Simader was the only African starter

Olympics | Political scandal overshadows South Korea 2018 games prep

When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Olympics six years ago, many South Koreans felt that the first Winter Games on home snow would herald their entry into

Sports betting | Super Bowl generates mixed results for Nevada odds makers 

Las Vegas oddsmakers thought they might be headed for a big payday, but the New England Patriots — thanks to a successful two-point conversion that led to

England’s home of cricket joins climate fight to preserve sport

England’s home of cricket said it’s joining the fight against climate change to avert more damage from severe weather that has already cost millions of pounds and wrecked

Man charged by police in All Blacks’ bug case in Sydney

Police have charged a security consultant with public mischief after an investigation into allegations a listening device was planted in the All Blacks’ meeting room at a

Football | Oscar and Tevez kickoff Shanghai’s Asian challenge

New Chinese Super League recruits Carlos Tevez and Oscar get the chance to repay at least part of their massive salaries when they make their debuts

Football | Battle for Premier League top four finish to be closely fought

The battle to secure a top four finish and a coveted Champions League place is warming up in the Premier League. Leader Chelsea is nine points

Football | Cameroon champion of Africa again, denies Egypt 8th title

Cameroon rose again after years of underachievement to win the African Cup of Nations title with a fabulous goal in the 89th minute of the final for

Super Bowl | Patriots fans take to streets of Boston to celebrate victory

New England Patriots fans have taken to the streets of Boston to celebrate their team’s 34-28 dramatic overtime Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL | Super Bowl – Even if the Patriots lose, most say Brady is the best ever

He may not have the precision of Joe Montana, the arm of Terry Bradshaw, the grit of John Elway or the mind of Peyton Manning. What Tom Brady does

Cycling | Australia’s Damien Howson wins Herald Sun Tour

Australia’s Damien Howson held on to his overall lead to win the Herald Sun cycle tour yesterday, repelling the challenge of three-time Tour de France winner Chris

Football | EPL Mesmerizing Hazard solo sealed Chelsea victory

Fusing strength, aggression and pace, Eden Hazard received the ball inside Chelsea’s own half and just kept on running, fending off every frail barrier of Arsenal’s resistance.

Football | For Guam, skipping the 2019 Asian Cup is a lost opportunity

Less than two years after the team from tiny Guam drew international attention in the qualifying tournament for the 2018 World Cup, the football story

Former Chelsea, England midfielder Lampard retires at 38

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard says he is retiring from soccer and will study to become a coach. The 38-year-old Lampard made the announcement on Facebook yesterday, saying

Golf | Tiger Woods struggles in Dubai, shoots 77 in 1st round

Missing fairways, missing greens and piling up the putts, Tiger Woods got off to a rough start at the Dubai Desert Classic. The 14-time major winner