Fans ignore Premier League warning as replays reach Twitter

“How on earth are you going to do this? It’s almost going to be impossible,” Stuart Fuller, director of commercial operations at online brand protection company NetNames, said in a

Cricket | World Cup buildup begins now for Australia

The Aussies head to Zimbabwe tomorrow to take on the hosts and South Africa in a limited-overs series. Next stop after that is in the Middle East against Pakistan in

Tennis | 2013 champ Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal yesterday, a week before the year’s

SPORTS | American football heads to China, All-Star game planned for Macau

Marty Judge, part owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul and founder of the Judge Group Inc., a USD350 million information technology staffing, training and consulting company based outside

Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday’s opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition

Marquez finally beaten, Pedrosa wins Czech MotoGP

Dani Pedrosa won the Czech Grand Prix yesterday to end the season’s winning streak of defending world champion Marc Marquez. The Spanish rider with Repsol Honda covered 22 laps of the

ATLETHICS | Mo Farah gets long distance double at Euros

Mo Farah clinched his 5,000-10,000 meter double at the European Championships yesterday, giving his troubled season a golden finish that made him the double long distance champion at continental, world

Tony Stewart tragedy prompts Nascar to keep drivers in racecars

Nascar banned its drivers from leaving their cars during a race after three-time Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow competitor in a dirt-track event on

Rugby| South Africa’s mission the same: beat NZ

South Africa's mission stays the same: Beat New Zealand. Just like in the past two Rugby Championships under coach Heyneke Meyer, the Springboks will open against tournament struggler Argentina tomorrow looking

Africa Cup | Ebola means Guinea, Sierra Leone games moved

African Cup qualifiers scheduled to be played in Ebola-affected Guinea and Sierra Leone will be moved to other countries, the Confederation of African Football said yesterday. CAF said in a statement

Rugby | De Villiers back to captain Springboks

Jean de Villiers returned to captain South Africa for its Rugby Championship opener against Argentina this weekend while youngsters Handre Pollard, Damian de Allende and Lood de Jager were all

Football | Ronaldo double clinches Super Cup for Real Madrid

Moving on from a frustrating World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo began the new season as the last one ended for Real Madrid — with goals and a trophy. The Portugal forward netted

Polish swimmer has to be rescued unconscious

Natalie Charlos of Poland was rescued unconscious from the water during the women’s 10-kilometer race at the start of the European swimming championship yesterday. Alerted by officials and spectators, a

Football | Premier League returns with stronger Man and Mou

But as the waning impact of English sides in Europe last season demonstrated, the Premier League’s allure remains under threat from Spain. Gareth Bale left Tottenham for Real Madrid last

UEFA Super Cup | real vs sevilla Bale homecoming, Rodriguez set for debut

  There's little doubt the UEFA Super Cup's star local attraction will be Gareth Bale, the Cardiff boy turned USD 130-million Real Madrid star, playing for the Spanish giants on home soil

Maradona slaps reporter on the face

Former Argentine great Diego Maradona slapped a reporter on the face after attending an event with his family this weekend. The former Argentine great also called the journalist an idiot during

World Chess Federation | Kasparov bid fails, pro-Putin boss re-elected

Former world champion Garry Kasparov failed in his bid to oust the longtime head of the World Chess Federation yesterday in a bitter contest that was held on the sidelines

PHOTO SHOP | Nitro Circus Live thrills at The Venetian Macao

Travis Pastrana’s Nitro Circus Live delivered a live action sports show at the Venetian Macao’s Cotai Arena Saturday evening, with a second show following yesterday. Led by extreme sports icon,

Motorsport | NASCAR’s Stewart hits, kills driver at NY track

Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. "He was visibly shaken by

Arsenal, Porto head Champions League playoffs draw

Arsenal and Porto are among the big clubs entering the Champions League qualifying campaign when the draw for the last-round playoffs is held today. Arsenal, chasing a 17th straight group-stage campaign,

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