An initial investigation into a British worker's death at a Qatar World Cup stadium has raised concerns over the construction of the high platform from which he fell. Zac Cox, a rope-access technician, plunged 39 metres (128 feet) to his death in January this year while working oRead more »
President Donald Trump, who has backed Los Angeles for the 2024 Olympics, will have a White House meeting Thursday with the International Olympic Committee chief, a US official told AFP.
Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand. Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first
Mexico's coach Juan Carlos Osorio has apologised for losing his temper during a bust-up with the New Zealand bench during his team's 2-1 Confederations Cup win on Wednesday. Osorio, 56, got into a heated argument with one of New Zealand's assistant coaches after Mexico's Carlos Salcedo
Jonny Bairstow made a dashing 60 not out as England thrashed South Africa by nine wickets in the first Twenty20 international at Southampton on Wednesday. England, set just 143 to win, reached their target for the loss of only one wicket with 33 balls left. Opener Alex Hales was 47 not out, his unbroken
Striker Oribe Peralta hit Mexico's winner in their 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand on Wednesday to leave them on the verge of the Confederations Cup semi-finals. After Leeds United striker Chris Wood gave the All Whites a shock first-half lead, second-half goals by Benfica's Raul Jimenez
Britain fended off the ferocious challenge of New Zealand to snatch victory -- with a little help from Sweden and Germany -- in a wild finish to the Youth America's Cup on Wednesday. In an event conceived as a path to professional sailing -- which has already proven an efficient pipeline to the
Former German tennis star Boris Becker said he was "surprised and disappointed" after being declared bankrupt by a court in London on Wednesday for failing to pay a "substantial" long-standing debt. Lawyers for the three-time former Wimbledon champion pleaded with a Bankruptcy Court