Eight military personnel die in Cuba plane crash
A plane crash in western Cuba on Saturday killed eight military personnel, the ministry in charge of the island´s...
20 die in Colombia building collapse
Twenty people died in the collapse of a residential building in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena, the mayor...
Trump marks tough first 100 days, facing sober realities
Donald Trump marked his 100th day in the White House on Saturday facing the sober realities of a presidency...
Mourinho thanks Van Gaal for United spirit
Jose Mourinho’s depleted Manchester United side face Swansea at Old Trafford on Sunday with the manager praising the spirit shown by his exhausted squad. Louis van Gaal, Mourinho’s predecessor as United manager, is not remembered with any fondness by the majority of the club’s supporters. But Mourinho believes the... Read more
Fellaini sent off as Man Utd, Man City draw blank
Marouane Fellaini was sent off for brainlessly headbutting Sergio Aguero in an otherwise forgettable 0-0 draw between Champions League qualification rivals Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday. Booked for tripping Aguero in the 84th minute, Fellaini fouled him again seconds later and then blatantly butted the Argentinian, leaving... Read more
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of a row with the sport’s governing body over revenue sharing. The powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has already missed the agreed April 25 deadline for naming... Read more
Madrid hit Deportivo for six, Barca relegate Osasuna
Real Madrid again made light of the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo as they crushed Deportivo la Coruna 6-2 to maintain the upper hand in the La Liga title race on Wednesday. Madrid and Barcelona are locked on 78 points at the top of the table, but Real have a... Read more
‘Best feeling in world’ as Sharapova wins on return
Maria Sharapova marked her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday with a rusty 7-5, 6-3 win over Roberta Vinci in Stuttgart, describing victory as the “best feeling in the world”. Sharapova, the former world number one and five-time Grand Slam champion, brushed off a nervous start to... Read more
Serena to be back on the court after baby
Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with her baby hopefully cheering her on. Williams spoke playfully and candidly about family, competition, and her accidently unveiled pregnancy during an on-stage chat with journalist Gayle King at the TED... Read more
Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved a comfortable seven-wicket victory just after lunch on the final day of the first Test on Tuesday. Trailing on first innings by 121 runs and resuming at the overnight position... Read more
Serena Williams lambasts Ilie Nastase for ‘racist’, and ‘offensive’ remarks
Pregnant star Serena Williams and gymnastics great Nadia Comaneci blasted tennis legend Ilie Nastase for making “racist”, “sexist” and “offensive” comments during the Fed Cup tie between Romania and Britain at the weekend. Romanian Fed Cup captain Nastase has been suspended by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) over his... Read more
Serena posts heartfelt baby message on fiance´s birthday
US tennis great Serena Williams on Monday marked her fiance´s birthday and her return to the world number one ranking by posting an emotional message to her unborn baby on Instagram. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian turned 34 on Monday, the day that Williams also recaptured the women´s top ranking.... Read more
Younis breaks 10,000-run barrier as Pakistan build reply
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 286 at stumps on the third day of the rain-affected first Test at Sabina Park on Sunday. Younis moved on... Read more
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday. Messi had broken a three-year goalless drought against Madrid to cancel out Casemiro’s opener for Madrid... Read more
Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea
Arsenal will play London rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final on May 27 after beating Manchester City 2-1 following extra time in the semi-final at Wembley on Sunday. Arsenal had to come from behind after Sergio Aguero scored his 30th goal of the season for City in the... Read more
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight limit for Sunday’s title defence against Japan’s Shohei Omori in Osaka. Tapales, 25, weighed in 0.8kg over the 53.5-kilogramme (118lb) limit and was slightly heavier on his second permitted attempt... Read more
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to the second day of the first Test at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Saturday. Just 11.3 overs were bowled with the West Indies resuming from the overnight position of 244... Read more