Sports Archive

Maria Sharapova under Indian police scanner in housing fraud case

Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off. Real

If you don’t want a great show, of course it’s a great improvement, shot clock gets lukewarm response from players

Next January’s Australian Open will see a shot clock to speed up play, and on-site players getting only half the prize money if they pull out of their first-round match after the draw. The Grand Slam Board

Antoine Griezmann repays Diego Simeone’s faith by ending goal drought

Antoine Griezmann emerged from a personal slump in spectacular fashion when he helped Atletico Madrid to beat Roma 2-0 in Champions League Group C on Wednesday and retain their slim chance of qualifying for the last 16.

Igor Akinfeev celebrates clean sheet in UEFA Champions League for the first time in 11 years

Igor Akinfeev celebrated the end of one of the Champions League’s most unwelcome records by finally keeping a clean sheet in the competition for the first time in 11 years as CSKA Moscow beat Benfica 2-0 on

Corentin Tolisso leads Bayern Munich over Anderlecht 2-1 in Group B

Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday in Group B of the Champions League. After a lethargic first half, Bayern _ which had already

Davis Cup: France favourites against David Goffin-led Belgium

France’s strength in depth makes them the favourites for this week’s Davis Cup final against Belgium, who will need David Goffin to be at his very best to stand a chance in the three-day showdown in Lille.

US team doctor Nassar pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct in Michigan court

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. In a press statement Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Nassar had pleaded

Neymar, Cavani, Mbappe score as PSG routs Celtic 7-1

Neymar scored twice and set up another goal as Paris Saint-Germain produced its biggest win in the Champions League with a 7-1 thrashing of Celtic on Wednesday to extend its perfect record in Group B. PSG leads

Manchester United lose 1-0 at Basel in Champions League

Manchester United was deservedly beaten 1-0 by a spirited Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday, leaving all the qualification places open in Group A with one game remaining. Basel defender Michael Lang struck in the 89th

The Rock talks more trash and jokes about signing with Lions after Golden Tate pays off bet

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson enjoyed talking lots of trash before the Miami-Notre Dame game that he bet on with the Lions’ Golden Tate, after Tate lost the bet and ordered the Miami jersey he’d have to wear, and