Everton's defeat to Wolves interrupted as BLACK CAT causes lengthy delay after roaming on pitch

Stewards in high-vis jackets tried to capture the feline who roamed onto the field with 20 minutes remaining of the game. Staff eventually shepherded the cat off the grass and away from the play to allow the match to resume. But the Goodison faithful may well have seen it as symbolic as pressure grows on boss Marco Silva grows. Defeat […]

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New York Mets suffer 21-run MLB defeat against Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON: On pace to lose more than 90 games, the New York Mets have endured a fair amount of misery, injuries and mistakes this season. Then came Wednesday [AEST] and a new nadir. The Mets lost to the Washington Nationals, 25-4, the most lopsided loss in the team's 57-year history. Seven Mets pitchers took the mound, and all but two […]

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Federer at a loss to explain Wimbledon quarter-final defeat

Roger Federer found it hard to explain his shock quarter-final loss to South African Kevin Anderson at Wimbledon on Wednesday. The 36-year-old defending champion was a point away from a 12th consecutive straight-sets victory at the All England Club but ended up losing a cliffhanger 2-6 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 6-4 13-11. Replay "Honestly, I'm not sure," the 20-time Grand Slam […]

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Top seed Halep out of Wimbledon following loss to Hsieh Su-wei 

Top seed Simona Halep crashes out of Wimbledon following crushing defeat by world No 48 Hsieh Su-wei Simona Halep suffers 3-6 6-4 7-5 defeat to Hsieh Su-wei at Wimbledon  Halep’s defeat means nine of the top 10 women’s seeds have been knocked out Path is now clearer for Serena Williams to challenge for the Wimbledon title There’s a school of […]

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Socceroos World Cup over after defeat to Guerrero-inspired Peru

Sochi: The last glimmer of hope of the Socceroos' progressing to the second round of the 2018 World Cup was cruelly ended by the man Australia urged FIFA to allow to play in spite of a drug ban. Australia's road in Russia came to an abrupt halt at the last outpost of the Russian Federation, suffering a 2-0 defeat to […]

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Argentinian TV hosts hold minute’s silence after Croatia defeat

Argentinian TV hosts hold minute’s silence after Lionel Messi and Co fall to 3-0 Croatia defeat at World Cup Argentina fell to a damaging 3-0 loss against Croatia on Thursday evening  Presenters on Argentinian TV channel TyC Sports held a minute’s silence  Argentina need a swing in results to be able to get out of the group stage  e-mail 83 […]

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Trungelliti's 1000km road trip with his granny led to Tomic defeat

Paris: A 1000km 10-hour dash to Paris, squeezed into a small hire car alongside his 88-year-old grandmother, ended in Grand Slam joy for Marco Trungelliti at Roland Garros on Monday when he beat Australia's Bernard Tomic. "We needed Grandma, for sure," laughed the Argentine, explaining his madcap journey from Barcelona to Paris to make the deadline for a late spot […]

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Gove tears into ‘shortsighted’ Hammond over Brexit defeat by peers

Gove tears into ‘shortsighted’ Hammond for failing to avert Brexit defeat on environment plans in Lords Michael Gove has attacked the Treasury in angry letter to Cabinet colleagues Environment Secretary accused Philip Hammond for ‘avoidable’ Brexit defeat Lords defeated government over environment plans in flagship Brexit Bill Fresh Cabinet infighting erupted today with Michael Gove tearing into Philip Hammond for […]

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Melbourne City heading in right direction despite finals defeat

Close, but not quite good enough. Yes, Melbourne City were undone by a wonder goal and a defensive error, but to suggest they were unlucky against the Newcastle Jets would be generous. Despite the fact they won twice in the Hunter Valley in the league this season, they never really looked likely – despite taking a one-goal lead early in […]

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