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Former F1 champion Lauda dead at 70


Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining health.

European Tour to expand in China

Buoyed by record crowds and a wave of exciting young players, the European Tour is looking to expand again in China after some rocky times, a leading official told AFP.

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top ...


Mbappe wants responsibility, 'maybe elsewhere'

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe fuelled speculation surrounding his future on Sunday, saying that he wants "responsibilities, maybe at PSG, maybe elsewhere."
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 19:03:41

Blues on brink of Stanley Cup final after 5-0 win over Sharks

Jaden Schwartz scored a hat trick and Jordan Binnington made 21 saves Sunday as the St. Louis Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 5-0 to move one win away from the NHL Stanley Cup final.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 19:03:41

Atalanta on brink of ECL after Juve draw

Departing Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri bid farewell to the Turin fans in the team's final home game this season on Sunday, a 1-1 stalemate against Atalanta that kept the visitors' hopes of a first-ever European Champions League qualification alive.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 19:03:41

Leonard stars as Raptors claw back

Kawhi Leonard scored eight of his 36 points in the second overtime period Sunday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a gritty 118-112 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/20 19:03:40

Latu axed from camp after drink-drive turmoil

Tolu Latu was Sunday withdrawn from a Wallabies training camp as he faces drink-driving allegations, with NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson fuming that he only heard about the issue hours before a Super Rugby clash with the Reds.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 19:23:42

Wondolowski, 36, becomes MLS all-time leading scorer

Chris Wondolowski became Major League Soccer's all-time leading scorer Saturday, scoring four goals in the San Jose Earthquakes' 4-1 victory over the Chicago Fire to eclipse Landon Donovan's record.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 19:23:41

Wilder retains title with brutal 1st-round KO

Undefeated Deontay Wilder brutally knocked out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their grudge match Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 19:23:40

Warriors take 3-0 lead

Draymond Green exploded for a seventh career playoff triple-double Saturday as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 110-99 victory over the Trail Blazers in Portland and a 3-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 19:03:39

City crush Watford in FA Cup final

Pep Guardiola looked on almost embarrassed as Manchester City put Watford to the sword with the biggest winning margin in a FA Cup final for 116 years on Saturday, a 6-0 thrashing that was the final flourish of a season of domestic dominance unlike any England has ever seen.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 18:58:40

Monaco all but safe with Amiens win

Monaco virtually made sure of their French Ligue 1 survival with a 2-0 win over Amiens on Saturday while champions PSG signed off their home campaign with Kylian Mbappe scoring his 32nd league goal of the season in a 4-0 win over Dijon.
Source: AFP | 2019/5/19 18:58:40