Women’s World Cup: ‘That wasn’t football’ – England boss Phil Neville on fiery Cameroon game

Media playback is not supported on this device England boss Phil Neville described Cameroon’s behaviour as “unacceptable” after a World Cup last-16 win which he said “didn’t feel like football”. The Lionesses booked a quarter-final spot against Norway after a 3-0 win. But the game was marred by Cameroon’s enraged reaction to two video assistant referee decisions and several poor […]

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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar earn 2-2 draw with Guinea in tournament debut

Madagascar marked their Africa Cup of Nations debut with a draw against Group B opponents Guinea in Alexandria. Sory Kaba had put Guinea ahead after 34 minutes, but Madagascar responded with two goals in six second-half minutes through Anicet Andrianantenaina and Charles Carolus Andriamahitsinoro. Francois Kamano’s 66th-minute penalty earned a point for Guinea, after Romain Metanire had fouled Ibrahima Traore. […]

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Man City FA Cup win ‘shows hallmark of true greatness’

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester City’s historic FA Cup final win was almost swamped by the glowing list of statistics piling up around them – but nothing can disguise the scale of this achievement and the brilliance of Pep Guardiola’s team. The club once loftily dismissed as “noisy neighbours” by then-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson […]

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NHL playoffs 2019: Stanley Cup predictions

The quest to win the 2018-19 Stanley Cup begins Wednesday. While the Tampa Bay Lightning are the favorites after leading the league with 128 points and tying a record with 62 wins, the NHL playoffs are sure to bring excitement and surprises. Do the Washington Capitals have what it takes to repeat? Could the Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs or […]

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La Liga to sponsor Davis Cup in latest cross-sport venture

Madrid: Spanish football's wealthy La Liga is to become a sponsor of tennis's revamped Davis Cup competition for the next four years, sports bodies announced. Founded in 1900, the Davis Cup is the largest annual international team competition in sport, but has suffered as a spectacle since many top players began opting out. To breathe life into the tournament, the […]

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