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6 charged over 1989 disaster


Four former senior policemen were among six people charged Wednesday over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in England which killed 96 Liverpool soccer supporters.

Confederations Cup

The 2018 World Cup is just a year away and while we don't yet know who will join the hosts, Brazil and Iran in Russia, a sneak preview of what ...

LeBron heroics don’t ease loss

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said his emotions were "all over the place" as he tried to deal with losing the NBA Finals despite another Herculean individual effort.


Chinese team has first win at Asian men's club volleyball championship in Vietnam

China Beijing BAIC Motor had a lopsided victory at the 2017 AVC (Asian Volleyball Confederation) Men's Club Volleyball Championship which kicked off on Wednesday in Vietnam.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/29 8:37:54

Is calling Serena ‘best female player ever’ a sexist statement?

During a National Public Radio interview on Sunday, tennis legend John McEnroe confirmed a professional opinion from his new memoir, but seriously, calling Serena Williams "the best female player ever - no question."
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/29 0:18:40

Top security for Tour

A crack unit of elite counter-terrorism officers will be among a deployment of 23,000 police ensuring safety at the Tour de France, which begins in Dusseldorf, Germany on Saturday, the French interior ministry said.
Source: Agencies | 2017/6/29 0:18:39

Combined finals in 1 city

Geneva was chosen as preferred bidder to host combined Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals from 2018 as part of reforms to transform the season-ending events, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said Wednesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/6/29 0:18:39

Murray Wimbledon top seed for 1st time

Defending champion Andy Murray’s indifferent form of late did not prevent him being named top seed for Wimbledon for the first time on Wednesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/6/29 0:13:39

Awesome shot

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic plays a forehand shot during his men’s singles second-round tennis match against Canadian Vasek Pospisol at the ATP Aegon International in Eastbourne, southern England on Wednesday. Djokovic reached the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-3 win. The world No.4 is playing a pre-Wimbledon event for the first time since 2010.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/29 0:13:39

Hamburg sign ‘Papa’

Hamburg SV, who narrowly avoided relegation last season, have signed on-loan Greece international Kyriakos Papadopoulos on a permanent three-year deal from Bayer Leverkusen, the Bundesliga club said Wednesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/6/29 0:08:40

6 charged over 1989 disaster

Four former senior policemen were among six people charged Wednesday over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in England which killed 96 Liverpool soccer supporters.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/29 0:08:39

Jackson to leave Knicks

Phil Jackson, who won a record 11 NBA titles as a coach, announced Wednesday his resignation as New York Knicks president of basketball operations by mutual agreement with team owner Jim Dolan.
Source: Agencies | 2017/6/29 0:08:39

Russians hit by fresh doping allegations, positive tests ‘were swapped’

Russian soccer was the target of fresh doping allegations on Wednesday with claims of widespread urine sample tampering leveled by Richard McLaren, ­author of an explosive report into Russian doping.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/29 0:08:39