EPL | Late equalizer provides little solace for Man United

Winning the Europa League is looking increasingly like Manchester United’s best chance of getting back in the Champions League for next season. It’s 20 Premier League games without defeat

Golf | Lexi Thompson’s penalty puts spotlight back on golf’s rules

Lexi Thompson heard fans chanting her name as she approached the 18th green, and it moved her to the brink of tears for the second time

Football | South Korean women arrive in North Korea for match

The South Korean women’s football team arrived in Pyongyang yesterday for an official game in the North Korean capital later this week. The two Koreas

More frustration for Man United in 0-0 draw vs West Brom

  Manchester United endured familiar frustration at Old Trafford by drawing with West Bromwich Albion 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday, a damaging

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC’s goal 

As the IOC moves the goalposts in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark tomorrow

Ice Hockey | NHL staging preseason games in China between Kings, Canucks

The NHL will play its first games in China this fall when the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks meet in Beijing and Shanghai. The preseason games will

Football Down and nearly out: Dutch soccer in decline

Last year, their team absent from the European Championship, Dutch soccer fans sat drinking beer overlooking Marseille’s Old Port under an orange banner which read: “We only do

Fasten your seatbelts | Cristiano Ronaldo Airport is here

Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him. The Real Madrid striker was joined yesterday by dozens of guests and hundreds of fans in

Portugal airport to be named after Ronaldo near his hometown

Welcome to Cristiano Ronaldo Airport. That will likely be the message awaiting passengers in the Madeira Islands when the local airport is renamed after the local star.

Neymar sees Brazil as best team in the world

In his first press conference as a Brazil player in more than 240 days, striker Neymar was not shy on Monday: he believes he is in the

Lippi and China face toughest test yet in Iran

Tuesday, 8:00pm Iran v China H 1.6, D 3.8, A 7 If Marcello Lippi and China are to have any chance of going to the

Napoli’s Sarri wins coach of the year award for Serie A

Napoli’s Maurizio Sarri was voted coach of the year in Serie A yesterday, beating Massimiliano Allegri and Eusebio Di Francesco. The award, known as the Panchina

F1 | Vettel breaks Ferrari’s drought with victory at Aussie GP

Sebastian Vettel broke Ferrari’s Formula One drought with a victory over the Mercedes team of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas yesterday at the season- opening Australian Grand Prix.

World Cup qualifiers | Ronaldo hits 70 int’l goals, Dutch stunned

While Cristiano Ronaldo kept moving up Europe’s all-time scorers list on Saturday, a demoralizing loss to Bulgaria endangered the Netherlands’ World Cup qualification. With two goals

Formula One | Faster cars means bigger, stronger drivers for 2017

Renault driver Niko Hulkenberg has the kind of name that sounds like big could be his thing. In Formula One seasons past, muscle bulk hasn’t really

Football | Brazil rebuilds after 7-1 debacle and aims high at World Cup

The last time Brazil’s national team won six World Cup qualifiers in a row, it went on to lift the trophy in 1970 in Mexico —