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New Maradona film tracks highs and lows, intimate family moments

Reuters CANNES (France) A new documentary about soccer great Diego Maradona shines a light on intimate moments with his family and teammates through previously unseen footage that capture the giddy highs and also the lows of his ..

Defending champion Halep shrugs off expectations ahead of French Open

Reuters Bucharest French Open champion Simona Halep has said won’t be burdened by expectations that she can repeat last year’s triumph and would rather focus on enjoying the Grand Slam which starts on Sunday. The 27-year-old ..

Atalanta draw at Juve to leapfrog 
Inter in Champions League zone

DPA Rome Atalanta drew 1-1 at Serie A champions Juventus Sunday and went third past Inter Milan, who lost 4-1 at Napoli. Josip Ilicic tapped in a bouncing corner kick in the 33rd minute and Juve substitute Mario Mandzukic flicked under ..

AFP Bethpage Brooks Koepka held off a late charge from Dustin Johnson to capture his second consecutive PGA Championship on Sunday, completing a wire-to-wire victory for his fourth major title in nerve-wracking fashion. A ..

Tribune News Network Doha In course of the 2019 Amir Cup Final that saw the inauguration of the newly built FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 venue, Al Wakra Stadium, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy invited Brazil’s ex-star ..

afp Los Angeles Leonard scored eight of his 36 points in the second overtime period Sunday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a gritty 118-112 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. The Raptors, who dropped ..

Reuters Karachi Fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir have been drafted in to Pakistan’s final 15-man squad for the World Cup along with middle-order batsman Asif Ali, the country’s cricket board (PCB) said on Monday. The trio ..

AFC Tehran Persepolis FC ended their 2019 AFC Champions League Group D campaign on a high as the Iranian champions beat Qatar’s Al Sadd SC 2-0 on Monday. Having already secured their place in the round of 16, Al Sadd needed a point to ..

KampalacTypeface:> At least eight members of a Ugandan football team and their fans died and 15 more are missing, after a boat they were travelling in capsized on Lake Albert, police said on Monday. The boat was travelling between two ..

AFP Bethpage (US) Brooks Koepka took inspiration from the crowd turning on him as he nearly “choked away” the PGA Championship and battled through to recover for the most satisfying victory of his career. Koepka began the final round ..

reuters london The ATP Cup’s provisional standings were launched on Monday as countries vie to be among the 24 teams set to take part in the inaugural tournament in Australia next January. The provisional standings take into account ..

BerlincTypeface:> Veteran Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro says that he will end his playing career in 2020 at the age of 41. Pizarro, 40, announced a one-year contract extension at Werder Bremen on Saturday, but admitted a day ..

afp Paris French prosecutors have recommended that the former head of athletics’ governing body IAAF, Lamine Diack, and his son stand trial for allegedly delaying doping sanctions against Russia in return for payment, sources ..

French champions Paris Saint-Germain on Monday insisted that star striker Kylian Mbappe would stay at the club next season, despite the World Cup-winner hinting that he could leave. The 20-year-old said on Sunday that he wanted ..

AFP Leeds (United Kingdom) Pakistan batsman Asif Ali was included in the final 15-man World Cup squad, selectors said on Monday, one day after the death of his 18-month-old daughter Noor Fatima was announced. Chief selector ..

New Delhi: Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons will step down as Afghanistan coach after the cricket World Cup, saying his goal had been reached by taking the minnows to the 50-over showpiece. Simmons, who took over in ..

MELBOURNE: Australia coach Justin Langer has defended the decision to leave Josh Hazlewood out of the World Cup squad, saying the paceman lacked match fitness as he recovers from a back injury. Hazlewood, who partnered left-arm ..

Leeds (United Kingdom): Chris Woakes said England’s players faced a nervous wait as the countdown to the announcement of the World Cup squad entered its final phase. Tournament hosts England unveil their squad for the one-day ..

Agencies New Delhi In his prime, his USP was raw pace that terrorised batsmen across the globe and no wonder Jeff Thomson is impressed with Jasprit Bumrah’s ability to “burn opposition with raw pace”. Bumrah has been rated as the ..