Bulgarians hail Dimitrov after London win

Grigor Dimitrov has been hailed as the new lord of tennis by his home fans and media after the Bulgarian won the biggest title of his career when he captured the season-ending ATP Finals in London on Sunday.

Stars staying at home

With Peru becoming the final team to qualify for next summer's World Cup thanks to overcoming New Zealand in the last playoff game, the 32 teams have been confirmed. While ...


A tearful Gianluigi Buffon quit international soccer as four-time champions Italy sensationally missed out on their first World Cup finals in 60 years after a playoff defeat to Sweden.

Jack Sock claims Paris Masters title

American Jack Sock said he was shocked after moving from "thinking about his holidays" during his opening Paris Masters win to qualifying for the World Tour Finals in London after claiming the Bercy title.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/6 22:58:40

Makelele leaves Wales

Swansea City assistant manager Claude Makelele has left the Premier League club to become the manager of Belgium's KAS Eupen, the Welsh team said Monday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/6 22:58:39

Keane gets England call

Everton defender Michael Keane was on Monday called into the England squad for high-profile friendlies against Germany and Brazil, with manager Gareth Southgate forced to juggle his resources due to injury concerns.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/6 22:53:40

West Ham United dismiss manager Bilic, Moyes tipped as successor

West Ham United have sacked manager Slaven Bilic after they dropped into the relegation zone following Saturday's 4-1 home defeat by Liverpool, the Premier League club said Monday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/6 22:53:40

Cannavaro quits Tianjin job

Former World Player of the Year Fabio Cannavaro has resigned as coach of Tianjin Quanjian following "friendly discussions," the Chinese Super League (CSL) side announced Monday, amid rumors that the Italian will return to seven-time CSL champions Guangzhou Evergrande for a second stint.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 22:48:40

Harden erupts for 56

James Harden was an unstoppable force, pouring in a career-high 56 points as the Houston Rockets rolled over the visiting Utah Jazz 137-110 on Sunday.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/6 22:48:39

Southgate mustn’t discourage English youth from playing overseas

England manager Gareth Southgate made a telling comment last week when talking about young English players going abroad for first-team soccer, in this case Germany: "You want our best learning from our best rather than them going over and helping the Germans develop, perhaps."
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 22:33:39

Alli out of friendlies

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been ruled out of England's friendlies against Germany and Brazil at Wembley this month after picking up a hamstring injury in the 3-1 Champions League win over Real Madrid.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/5 22:33:39

Scolari has left team

Luiz Felipe Scolari confirmed his departure from champions Guangzhou Evergrande but refused to rule out coaching in the Chinese Super League (CSL) again after securing a third league title in a row.
Source: Agencies | 2017/11/5 22:28:39

Goerges lifts WTA Elite Trophy

German Julia Goerges tamed American CoCo Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-1 in the final of the WTA Elite Trophy to claim the biggest title of her career on Sunday in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/5 22:28:39