Surfing | Jack O’Neill, who pioneered wetsuit, dies

Jack O’Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O’Neill’s died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home,

Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

After another potent demonstration of Cristiano Ronaldo’s enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing him now. Particularly after the world player

Football | Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Sunday, 2:45 a.m. Juventus v Real Madrid H 3, D 3.25, A 2.75 Cristiano Ronaldo has saved his best for last. Ronaldo enters

Benfica sells goalkeeper Ederson to Man City for USD45m

Benfica sold goalkeeper Ederson Moraes to Manchester City for 40 million euros (USD45 million) yesterday, making the Brazilian the second most expensive goalkeeper of all time.

EPL | Arsenal hands Wenger new contract

Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager, earning a new two-year contract on Wednesday despite missing out on Champions League qualification. Arsenal said the 67-year-old

Tennis | French Open: Serena’s back at a Slam! OK, sort of; she watched Venus win 

Serena Williams was back on the Grand Slam scene yesterday, only she was snacking on a piece of fruit while sitting in a shaded part of the

1860 Munich in chaos after shame of relegation to third tier

Former Bundesliga champion 1860 Munich’s relegation to Germany’s third division has plunged the club into chaos amid recriminations over who is responsible for its demise. “Nobody

After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500 

Takuma Sato had victory in sight once before at the Indianapolis 500. When he attempted a last-lap pass, Sato lost control of his car, crashed and Dario Franchitti went on to his third

New Barcelona coach will inherit Messi and the team’s flaws 

When you get to manage Lionel Messi, it sounds downright silly to talk about the challenges awaiting Barcelona's coach-to-be. Yet whoever the Catalan club picks to replace Luis Enrique

Totti bids Roma goodbye after a remarkable 25-season career

It was a celebration tinged with tears, fear and love. Francesco Totti bid an emotional farewell to Roma after a remarkable 25-season career with his hometown club on

Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

Sebastian Vettel beat his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen to win the Monaco Grand Prix yesterday and comfortably extend his lead at the top of the

Football | Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup

Removing the record seventh FA Cup winner’s medal from his pocket, Arsene Wenger was gratified and yet apprehensive. “For once I have kept my medal,” said the

Portugal’s European Championship hero dropped from squad

Portugal is going to the Confederations Cup without Eder, its goal-scoring hero in the final of the European Championship, and rising star Renato Sanches.

Football | United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League

A guttural roar of “Manchester, Manchester” thundered around the Friends Arena at the full-time whistle. Purely in soccer terms, Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Ajax

Analysis | Manchester United rediscovers aura, winning mentality under Mourinho

Two trophies, qualification for the Champions League, and a re-establishment of the club’s old aura and winning mentality. Jose Mourinho’s first season at Manchester United

Briefs | Hulk scores one, sets up another as Shanghai SIPG wins 

Hulk scored one goal and helped create another yesterday as Shanghai SIPG came back to beat Jiangsu Suning 2-1 in the first leg of the second round of

The tragedy of Everest’s normal: 10 dead this season, so far

  Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp

Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72,892 fans

With retired greats Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in the lineup, Liverpool beat Sydney FC 3-0 yesterday in a friendly match marked by tightened security following