Rugby – Six Nations | Jones starts mind games ahead of England-Wales

England coach Eddie Jones recalled Jonathan Joseph and urged the center to put inexperienced Wales flyhalf Rhys Patchell “under some heat” in the Six Nations match between the

Macau-born skier to participate in Winter Games

 Macau-born athlete will be going to the Olympics in Pyeongchang, which open today, representing Portugal in cross-country skiing. Kequyen Lam, an Okanagan pharmacist, is one of the

Football | Seedorf back in La Liga to try to kick-start coaching career

Trying to kick-start his coaching career, Clarence Seedorf is back in the place where he thrived as a player. After two stints as a coach

Winter Olympics | US skater Rippon wants Pence spat to take backseat to games

Adam Rippon doesn’t want his monthlong dispute with Mike Pence over the vice president’s record on gay rights to overshadow his long-awaited Olympic performance. Or those

Rugby Academy | Over 100 players and supporters in Hong Kong festival, U6 team shine

The Macau Bats took six teams to the latest Hong Kong rugby festival hosted by Tai-Po Rugby Club at King’s Park last weekend. A group of

Winter Games | Athletes, organizers contend with icy weather in Pyeongchang

When many athletes and officials woke up yesterday, the temperature at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium was minus 16 Celsius. Sidewalks in the nearby mountain cluster were

Football | FA Cup: Swansea wins 8-1, Huddersfield sets up Man U match

With a club-record 8-1 win in the FA Cup, Swansea offered further evidence of its revival under new manager Carlos Carvalhal yesterday . Huddersfield was another

Basketball – NBA | Clippers score last 13 points, rally past Mavericks 104-101

After playing more than 50,000 minutes, Dirk Nowitzki has certainly made a name for himself. Even if it's still hard to spell sometimes. On a night when his last

Winter Olympics | North Korean cheering group to arrive in South for games

A North Korean delegation, including 229 members of a state-trained cheering group, will arrive in South Korea today for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said. North Korea told the

Football – EPL | Conte’s future as Chelsea manager doubtful after Watford crushes ‘The Blues’ 4-1

Antonio Conte's future as Chelsea manager was cast into further doubt when the struggling English Premier League champion was thrashed by Watford 4-1 yesterday . The west London club,

American Football | Philadelphians take to the streets to celebrate Super Bowl

The rain and hail that pelted Philadelphia for much of the day dissipated just as people across the city spilled out of sports bars, apartments and houses. They

Winter Olympics | North, South Korea share the ice in figure skating

North and South Korean figure skaters shared the same ice yesterday for the first time at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The North's pair of Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju

Rugby | Last-gasp Sexton dropped goal seals Ireland win vs. France

When Jonathan Sexton’s long-distance dropped goal just crept over the crossbar in the last act of the game, Ireland coach Joe Schmidt celebrated like he was among

Method vs. Message: How sports can start a movement

Colin Kaepernick’s first two “protests” drew scant attention. He sat on the bench, out of uniform, virtually unnoticed. His third got some buzz after a reporter

Rugby | Six Nations Jalibert, Palis make debuts in France team against Ireland

Teen flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert and fullback Geoffrey Palis will make their test debuts in France’s Six Nations opener against Ireland tomorrow. France coach Jacques Brunel has

Football | Chinese clubs spend less but want more Asian success

Chinese Super League clubs may have reined in the massive spending that made headlines in recent years in the 2018 winter transfer window, but the country’s leading

Football | Aubameyang joins Arsenal for club record USD80m

Arsenal paid a club-record fee of 63.75 million euros (USD80 million) to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund yesterday, completing the overhaul of the team’s attack

Azeglio Vicini, Italy’s coach at 1990 World Cup, dies at 84

Azeglio Vicini, who coached Italy to a third-place finish as host of the 1990 World Cup, has died. He was 84. The Italian football federation said yesterday

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