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Moscow (TNS): The North American joint bid comprising the USA, Mexico and Canada has won the right to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The decision was announced at FIFA’s annual congress in Moscow on Wednesday. The bid beat off competition from Morocco and was chosen in a vote by 203 of FIFA’s 210 member...

Madrid (TNS): Spain have sacked coach Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday, just a day after being named Real Madrid manager. The Spanish coach has been sacked...

PARIS: Simona Halep sealed her maiden Grand Slam title with a relentless performance to beat Sloane Stephens and win the French Open. The 26-year-old had...

Paris: Defending champion Rafael Nadal reached his 11th French Open semi-final by ruthlessly turning around his rain-delayed quarter-final against Argentine...

KUALA LUMPUR (DNA): Pakistan beat Malaysia by 23 runs in the Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup on Thursday, at Kinrara Academy Oval. Batting first, Pakistan...

LONDON: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola “often has problems with Africans”, says ex-Blues midfielder Yaya Toure. The Ivorian, who left City...

PARIS: Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open before her fourth-round match with Maria Sharapova because of an injury that affected her serve. The...

SYDNEY (DNA): Former Australian captain Steve Smith admitted he cried for four days after a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked the sport,...

LEEDS (DNA): Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed was left pondering his decision to bat first after a collapse handed England the advantage on the first day...

CAIRO: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah will be fit to feature in the World Cup group stages, according to the Egyptian Football Association. The forward looked...

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