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By Reporter On 16 Jul, 2019 At 01:25 PM | Categorized As LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | With No Comments

The British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week at Royal Portrush, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought. The four-time major champion has not lifted one of golf’s big four trophies since winning the 2014 US PGA Championship, but is […]

By Reporter On 16 Jul, 2019 At 12:33 PM | Categorized As LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | With No Comments

Defender Matthijs de Ligt has agreed to join Juventus, Dutch and Italian media reported on Monday, but it was not clear whether the Turin club had yet agreed a fee with Ajax. Reports said that the 19-year-old Dutch international, who captained Ajax to the semifinals of the Champions League, had agreed personal terms with Juventus […]

By Reporter On 13 Jul, 2019 At 07:21 PM | Categorized As LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | With No Comments

He was young enough to participate at this year’s Under-20 World Cup, but Samuel Chukwueze is assuming a far greater role as a future Nigeria lynchpin with his country attempting to capture a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title. At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at this year’s tournament as […]

By Reporter On 12 Jul, 2019 At 02:22 PM | Categorized As LATEST NEWS, SPORTS | With No Comments

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny’s decision to boycott the club’s pre-season tour over a contractual dispute is the latest blow in an unsettling summer for the Gunners. Facing a third consecutive season outside the Champions League, Arsenal are attempting to play catch up with their rivals at the top end of the Premier League on a […]

Steve Smith and David Warner were Monday selected by Australia for the first time since the ball-tamperingscandal as the reigning World Cup champions face a New Zealand XI in a practice match. It marks the pair’s return to the national fold after serving year-long bans for their part in the “sandpapergate” furore in Cape Town. […]

Ben Foakes’ unbeaten 61 on his debut helped England recover from a top-order collapse to beat Ireland by four wickets in a lone one-day international in Dublin on Friday. England, the world’s top-ranked side in ODI cricket and the hosts of the 50-over World Cup starting later this month, collapsed to 66 for five chasing […]

Torino are pushing for a first-ever qualification for the Champions League as they face local rivals Juventus on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the air disaster that wiped out their all-conquering team of the 1940s. Eighteen Torino players and officials were among 31 people killed in the accident on May 4, 1949, when […]

American tennis star Sloane Stephens and USA international Jozy Altidore announced a love match on Monday with both posting on Twitter that they are getting engaged. Altidore tweeted the news with a picture and a message that read, “Forever starts now” while Stephens wrote “Forever yes” next to a red heart. The couple have been […]

Australian cricketer James Faulkner clarified that he was not gay on Tuesday after a post about his “boyfriend”on social media was widely interpreted as a landmark coming-out statement. Faulkner shared the post late Monday, showing him celebrating his 29th birthday with his mother and friend Rob Jubb. “Birthday dinner with the boyfriend (bestmate!!!)… #togetherfor5years,” said […]

Bangladesh need to play smart cricket to survive in the age of power hitting, which is believed to rule the upcomingICC Cricket World Cup, given the current nature of the English wicket. The wicket of England which will host this World Cup of late has shown a tendency to favour the batsmen, making it a […]