• Confederations Cup: Youthful Germany squeeze past Australia in tournament

    A youthful Germany side weathered a second-half fightback by Australia to open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 3-2 win over the Socceroos on Monday in Sochi. A youthful Germany side weathered a second-half fightback by Australia to open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 3-2 win over the Socceroos on Monday...

  • FIFA: Video technology is the future of football: Infantino

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches at the Confederations Cup in Russia. FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches at the...

  • NBA: Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, third draft picks

    The Philadelphia 76ers obtained the top pick in Thursday's NBA Draft from the Boston Celtics on Monday, both teams officially completing a deal agreed upon and revealed over the weekend. The Philadelphia 76ers obtained the top pick in Thursday's NBA Draft from the Boston Celtics on Monday, both teams officially completing a...

  • NFL: Super Bowl hero Brady dreams of playing in China

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, a five-time Super Bowl champion on a promotional tour in Asia, says he hopes to play an NFL game in China before his career ends. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, a five-time Super Bowl champion on a promotional tour in Asia, says he hopes to...

  • Tennis: Top seed Svitolina starts with win over Watson

    Elina Svitolina, who never expected to be the favourite to win a grass-court tournament, began her bid to justify her elevation to top seed by overcoming Briton Heather Watson in the first round in Birmingham on Monday. Elina Svitolina, who never expected to be the favourite to win a grass-court tournament, began...

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