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Australian Cricket Player Dies After Being Struck During Match

Australian Cricket Player Dies After Being Struck During Match

SYDNEY — Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a “catastrophic” injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match. Australia captain Michael Clarke, trying to compose himself several times, read a brief statement on behalf of Hughes’ parents, brother and sister at a news conference at St. Vincent’s […]

Jules Bianchi out of coma, back in France

Jules Bianchi out of coma, back in France

NICE: Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has been brought out of an artificial coma and arrived back in France on Wednesday nearly seven weeks after his near-fatal crash at the Japanese Grand Prix. The 25-year-old Frenchman’s family said in a statement that the Marussia driver was still listed as “critical” and that he could remain […]

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi should NOT win Ballon d’Or, says Louis van Gaal – a German World Cup winner should

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi should NOT win Ballon d’Or, says Louis van Gaal – a German World Cup winner should

The Barcelona and Real Madrid stars are favourites to win the award, but the Manchester United manager feels one of Germany’s World Cup winners should receive the honour Louis van Gaal is expecting either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to win the Ballon d’Or but feels one of Germany’s World Cup-winning squad would merit the […]

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli involved in big fight

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli involved in big fight

Team India’s Director Ravi Shastri organized a big party after India’s thumping win over Sri Lanka. Ravi Shastri, who was very happy with Team India’s performance in the ODI series, said, “This is a very big win and I want to celebrate it with the boys. I am fed up of acting sober in the […]

Messi v Ronaldo fails to inspire

Messi v Ronaldo fails to inspire

It was billed as the battle of the two finest footballers on the planet but the clash at Old Trafford barely rose above the ordinary. Outside the ground, the merchandisers sold half-and-half scarves. Not of the teams taking part but of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It did not matter who else was there. Around […]

Messi hints at Barcelona exit?

Messi hints at Barcelona exit?

Lionel Messi has dropped the biggest hint yet that he could leave Barcelona, admitting that while he has always intended to retire at Camp Nou, “sometimes things don’t work out as you plan”. Since making his senior debut in October 2004, Messi has established himself as one of the greatest footballers of all time, winning […]

Portugal – Argentina Preview: Messi and Ronaldo go head to head

Portugal – Argentina Preview: Messi and Ronaldo go head to head

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo clash again as Portugal meet Argentina on neutral ground on Tuesday. Manchester’s Old Trafford will host the fixture, meaning a return to the city for former United star Ronaldo, which is highly anticipated despite its friendly status. The two Primera Division stars are among the favourites – as they have […]