Category: sports

Rob Manfred says he has ‘great confidence’ MLB will reach an agreement with players

With the amount of calls, letters and emails his office has received, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said it’s clear that fans are missing...

‘Role model’: Pakistan’s Hazara woman packing a punch

Kulsoom Hazara clutched her medal tightly as Pakistan’s national anthem played inside a sports arena in the Indian capital New Delhi. The 27-year-old karateka from...

US Women’s equal pay claim dismissed by court

The United States women’s football team’s bid for equal pay has been dismissed by a court, with the judge rejecting the players’ claims they were...

Hafthor Bjornsson: Game of Thrones actor breaks 501kg deadlift record

Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson has set a world deadlifting record by lifting 501kg (1,104lb). Bjornsson, a powerlifter who portrayed Ser Gregor “The...

Teenage Tennis star Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff reveals depression battle before stunning Wimbledon run

Coco Gauff says she had depression because of the “pressure that she needed to do well” little more than a year before she stunned the tennis world at...

Uefa plans for Champions League final on 29 August

Uefa is working to plans that would see the Champions League final end the 2019-20 season on 29 August. European football’s governing body will meet on 23 April...

FIFA approves movement of transfer window and contract extensions

Football’s world governing body has recommended extending players’ contracts which were due to end in June, and said it would allow transfer windows to be...