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‘Liverpool reject Barca’s Coutinho bid’

10 August 2017, 00:21 Liverpool have rejected a second bid from Barcelona for influential Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho worth €100 million, British media claimed on Wednesday. Barcelona are desperate to land the 25-year-old to replace fellow Brazilian Neymar who was sold for a world record €222 million to Paris Saint …

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Makwala withdrawn from 400m final

08 August 2017, 17:52 Botswanan star Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the word 400m final on Tuesday after an outbreak of the norovirus bug at a hotel hosting athletes at the IAAF World Championships. “Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the men’s 400m (Final) due to a medical condition on the …

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Matsuyama romps to five-stroke win

07 August 2017, 00:12 Hideki Matsuyama fired a course record-equalling nine-under par 61 on Sunday to win the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, by five strokes for a second World Golf Championships win. The world number three from Japan marched to the title with an eagle and seven birdies. His …

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Boos as Gatlin shocks Bolt in 100m final

05 August 2017, 22:58 American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London on Saturday and rain on the Jamaican’s farewell race in the blue riband event. Gatlin, who has served two doping bans and won silvers behind Bolt at …

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SL on the back foot after India declare

04 August 2017, 12:21 Allrounder Ravindra Jadeja hit an unbeaten 70 as India declared their first innings on 622-9 on day two of the second test against Sri Lanka on Friday. Live Scoring: Sri Lanka v India The left-hander smashed three sixes and four fours in an 85-ball stay to …

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Barca confirm Neymar wants to leave

02 August 2017, 15:29 Neymar could be presented as a Paris Saint-Germain player as early as this weekend for a world record fee as Barcelona admitted defeat in convincing the Brazilian to stay at the Camp Nou on Wednesday. The player has travelled to Porto by private jet from Barcelona …

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‘Matic will help unlock Pogba’s talents’

01 August 2017, 13:24 The signing of workhorse Nemanja Matic should allow Manchester United to make better use of gifted France midfielder Paul Pogba in the coming years, the club’s former forward Brian McClair said. United manager Jose Mourinho acquired the tall Serbian enforcer from Premier League rivals and champions …

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Elgar, Bavuma keep England at bay

by Jonhenry Wilson 30 July 2017, 20:07 South Africa slipped to a precarious 117 for four, still 375 runs shy of a staunch 492-run target, at the close of play on day four of the third test against England at The Oval in London on Sunday. Live Scoring: England v …

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Arsenal trounce Benfica

29 July 2017, 19:37 Theo Walcott gave Arsene Wenger a timely reminder of his qualities with a brace in Arsenal’s 5-2 friendly thrashing of Benfica as Alexandre Lacazette made his Gunners home debut in the Emirates Cup on Saturday. Walcott is in danger of being reduced to a fringe figure …

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LIVE: Eng v SA – 3rd Test, Day 2

by Jonhenry Wilson 28 July 2017, 11:13 Welcome to our live coverage of day two of the third test match between England and South Africa from The Oval in London. Follow the links on this page to ensure you stay on top of the action. Live Scoring Jonhenry Wilson is …

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