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Gibson to be South Africa's next head coach?

The 48-year-old Gibson is in his second spell working with England's pacemen after four years as head coach of his native West Indies from 2010-14. "Ottis is someone who has obviously had a lot of global experience", added Farbrace. "We have had no approach from Cricket South Africa", it said. For England, though, making sure they have a replacement appointed before they depart for Australia in late October will be crucial to their chances of retaining the Ashes. Read More »

Athletics-New Zealand's Walsh takes shot put gold


There was a heated moment, though, after Kovacs's final throw thjat appeared to be over 22m as the American punched the air with delight, only to see the red flag raised. Croatia 's Stipe Zunic took the bronze with 21.46m whilst there was crushing disappointment for Olympic champion Ryan Crouser , who could finish only sixth with 21.20m. Read More »

Yankees pursue more productivity at plate vs. Indians


He had previously been on the DL to start the season with a neck injury. Kipnis has 5 HR in his career against the Yankees . "He faced a left-handed knuckleballer". The Yankees will be going for a series split on Sunday. Girardi is still concerned about the team's lack of offense. Sunday's pitching matchup will be a pair of right-handers who are having good seasons, Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco (10-4, 3.89) vs. Read More »

Royals place Perez on DL, recall Gallagher from Omaha


His DL assignment is retroactive to Saturday, when the team's game against Seattle was rained out. Perez is eligible to return August 15, and according to, Ned Yost said the best-case scenario is that Perez will be out 10 days. Butera, 33, entered Sunday hitting.250 with two homers nine RBIs in 45 games. Gallagher, 24, was a 2011 second-round pick and made his major league debut in the Royals' Sunday doubleheader. Read More »

Thompson out to restore Jamaican pride in the women's 100m


Bowie finished second to Thompson at Rio 2016 but denied the Jamaican her first medal at the Worlds here in London, clocking a season's best time of 10.85 seconds to take gold from Ta Lou by just 0.01secs on Sunday at London Stadium. The pre-race favourite Thompson had to settle for fifth in 10.98 as Jamaica came up empty-handed. "I didn't expect to be in the top three because all the girls have the power and the talent to make the podium". Read More »

Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79


She originally bought herself spectator tickets for the games, but all that changed when she set a world record for the 200m in a club meet beforehand. Athletics Australia, where Cuthbert is also a Hall of Fame member, confirmed her death on Monday. Cuthbert was also a member of the victorious 4x100-metre relay team. Read More »

Two legends of athletics to light up London stadium

To have my family on the track is very special". "Have I had a race that hard and ended up that banged up? No". Silver medallist Uganda's Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (L), gold medallist Britain's Mo Farah (C) and bronze medallist Kenya's Paul Kipngetich Tanui (R) pose on the podium. Read More »

Has Gareth Bale been a success at Real Madrid?

That is similar to what United paid to acquire Pogba from Juventus last summer. That is according to Don Balon , who claim the Real Madrid star has told Luka Modric he wants to leave the Bernabeu. He played just one season and made only 27 appearances with the team (scoring three goals) before PSG bought him from United for a rumored €64 million. Read More »

Kyle Busch wins the pole at Watkins Glen


Busch, who won the Xfinity race on Saturday at The Glen, turned a fast lap of 126.925 miles per hour in the No. 18 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing to easily best Kyle Larson's No. "It was a really good lap for us and being able to have a fast race auto and hit all the marks right to put us that quick out in front of the field feels good", said Busch. Read More »

South Korean Kim wins women's British Open


Defending champion: Ariya Jutanugarn. "I had a hard first putt and these greens are so steep", observed Hall, who has chalked up 11 top tens in the last 18 months but is chasing her breakthrough win as a professional. Ewart Shadoff, in particular, reeled off five straight birdies starting at the sixth, and a birdie at the 13th got her to 15-under, three back of Kim. Read More »

Netherlands win Euro 2017 after thrilling 4-2 final against Denmark


However, the Danes would get back on level terms before the break, with Pernille Herder firing home after a quickfire break. Miedama had the final word with a fine solo effort before the final whistle sparked joyous celebrations. The crucial goal was scored by Sherida Spitse in the 51st minute when she slipped a sneaky free-kick along the ground and into the bottom corner. Denmark rallied impressively once more and nearly scored a third as Troelsgaard's half volley flew inches away from ... Read More »

MLB Predictions: Will Brewers vs. Rays turn into pitcher's duel? 8/6/17


In his 133.2 innings and 9-5 record this year, Archer has a 3.37 ERA with 149 Ks and 32 BBs. Lucas Duda's single to center with one out in the sixth was... Brewers: 3B Travis Shaw , who left Saturday's game in the second inning after being struck in the neck by a throw, entered Sunday's game as a first-inning replacement for Domingo Santana after Santana was hit on the right wrist by a pitch. Read More »

Former Miami Heat Center Willie Reed Arrested, Charged With Domestic Violence


The NBA suspended then-Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison for seven games after he pled guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery last season. The news comes just days after Reed agreed to a one-year contract worth $1.5 million contract with Los Angeles following a breakout season backing up Heat big man Hassan Whiteside. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez will respect my decision, says Arsenal's Wenger


Arsenal are now preparing for their Community Shield showdown with Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday as they look to win the first trophy available to them this season. Sanchez is not the only player whose deal expires at the end of the campaign, with the likes of Mesut Ozil , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and Kieran Gibbs also entering the final year of their respective contracts. Read More »

Lomachenko defends belt, stops Marriaga after 7 rounds


Lomachenko improved to 9-1 by scoring his seventh pro knockout when he tormented veteran Miguel Marriaga for seven rounds. Marriaga is no slouch. Lomachenko, 29, brought out all the stops in showcasing his brand to a wider audience including flashy flurries, comedic taunting and even a post-fight interview in English. Read More »

Arsene Wenger reiterates Alexis Sanchez will remain at Arsenal


Neymar inched closer to his £200m move to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday afternoon. . We spoke to Arsenal season ticket holder Faisal Khan ( @fkhanage ) to see how highly he rates the Gunners and the Reds ahead of the new season. "I know he has great quality to become one of the best strikers in the world". Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has claimed Morata was deterred from joining Spurs two years ago due to his fears about the competition he would face from Harry ... Read More »

Arsenal v Chelsea - Community Shield Preview


Having denied the Blues the League and Cup double back in May, Arsene Wenger's side meet Conte's men again, in what is expected to be another cracking encounter. Arsenal were definitely missing their bug guns including Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez while Chelsea also had their share of absentees; biggest being Eden Hazard . Read More »

Bernardo Silva would 'love' Mbappe at Man City


Pep Guardiola is now blessed with the attacking riches of Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus, who are set to battle it out for the primary slot up top this season. "It's insane to think he is only 18 or 19". If one of your players is photographed with one of the world's most sought-after footballers, it definitely means that he is going to sign for your club - the City fans all know this, as does Mendy. Read More »

McGregor Mayweather: UFC star claims Paulie Malignaggi got a** whooped


The former IBF Junior Welterweight and WBA Welterweight champion had been drafted in to help McGregor train for his upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on 26th August, but the Brooklyn native posted a statement on Friday morning explaining that he has made a decision to leave the Irishman's camp after just two sessions. Read More »

Conte admits he needs Victor Moses' replacement


The Belgium worldwide was sensational for Chelsea last season as they clinched the Premier League title. However, Conte is determined not only to keep hold of his top players, but also to bolster what he feels is a small squad. "If Chelsea can't move Costa on in the next few months it will require the senior players to bring him into line before it gets ugly", he wrote in his article for The Times . Read More »

Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season


In losing the presumed starter at weak-side linebacker, the 49ers will now be tasked with finding Smith's replacement. With four-time All-Pro NaVorro Bowman at middle linebacker, the 49ers have been using Foster at weakside linebacker, the spot occupied by Smith on San Francisco's first team during the offseason. Read More »

Liverpool 3-1 Athletic Bilbao: Bring on Watford


Despite Origi's wayward opening, Liverpool was dominating possession and eventually took the lead when Firmino buried a penalty in the bottom-left corner after being bundled over in the box by Inigo Lekue in the 21st minute. Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana were also missing through injury, with the latter out for up to three months, but Klopp says he must now focus on next week's Premier League opener against Watford . Read More »

Zverev beats Nishikori in Citi semis, to face Anderson


The world number nine seemed destined for an early exit in the fierce Washington heat when 20-year-old Paul brought up match point at 5-3 in the second set with a backhand victor down the line. Anderson and Zverev will meet in Sunday's final at this ATP Tour hard-court event. The 58th-ranked left-hander seeks her first title since 2014 at Pattaya City. Read More »