Villa hold off Boro to reach Championship playoff final

Villa hold off Boro to reach Championship playoff final

Aston Villa’s Jonathan Kodjia in action with Middlesbrough’s Fabio (Reuters Photo)   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   (Reuters): Aston Villa sealed their place in the Championship playoff final after holding Middlesbrough at bay in a tense 0-0 draw at Villa Park on Tuesday that sent the Midlands club through 1-0 on aggregate.   Steve […]

Sunrisers thrash Daredevils by 9 wickets

Sunrisers thrash Daredevils by 9 wickets

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw clashes with West Ham United’s Andy Carroll as they intervene after Paul Pogba clashes with Mark Noble (Reuters)   New Delhi, May 11 (IANS): Rishabh Pant’s valiant century went in vain as Sunrisers Hyderabad made light work of Delhi Daredevils’ challenging 187/5 to romp home by nine wickets and consolidate their […]

Wenger predicts ‘inevitable’ European super league

Wenger predicts ‘inevitable’ European super league

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remonstrates with fourth official Craig Pawson. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, MAY 11 (Reuters): Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says a new European competition will revolutionise the sport in the next few years and force Premier League matches to be played midweek instead.   The Frenchman has guided Arsenal through a fair […]

Brighton ensure survival with 1-0 win over Man United

Brighton ensure survival with 1-0 win over Man United

Brighton’s Pascal Gross scores their first goal after the attempted clearance from Manchester United’s Marcos Rojo is confirmed as being over the line by goal line technology (Reuters)   (Reuters): Brighton and Hove Albion made sure of Premier League football next season with two games to spare after a Pascal Gross goal gave them a […]

Leicester’s Albrighton charged by FA over referee confrontation

Leicester’s Albrighton charged by FA over referee confrontation

Leicester City’s Marc Albrighton reacts to their goal being ruled out for offside. (REUTERS)   (Reuters): Leicester City midfielder Marc Albrighton has been charged by the Football Association (FA) for his conduct towards the referee after being sent off in last Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League defeat by Crystal Palace.   Albrighton was shown a straight […]

Tennis: Dominant Pliskova beats Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart title

Tennis: Dominant Pliskova beats Vandeweghe to win Stuttgart title

Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova celebrates with the trophy in front of a Porsche car after winning the final against CoCo Vandeweghe of the U.S. (REUTERS)   Stuttgart, April 29 (REUTERS): Karolina Pliskova won her first title of the year on Sunday with a 7-6(2) 6-4 victory over American CoCo Vandeweghe in the final of the […]

Soccer: Huddersfield fretting after 2-0 home defeat by Everton

Soccer: Huddersfield fretting after 2-0 home defeat by Everton

 Everton’s Theo Walcott in action with Huddersfield Town’s Philip Billing (Reuters Photo)   April 28 (Reuters): Huddersfield Town were left sweating over avoiding relegation after goals from Cenk Tosun and Idrissa Gueye condemned them to a 2-0 home defeat by mid-table Everton in a scrappy Premier League clash on Saturday.   The result left Huddersfield […]

Soccer: Liverpool frustrated as battling Stoke grab a point

Soccer: Liverpool frustrated as battling Stoke grab a point

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp applauds fans after the match (REUTERS)   April 28 (Reuters): The battle for the top four in the Premier League may go to the final day after Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw at Anfield on Saturday by Stoke City whose point may not be enough in their own scrap against […]

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth backs her son Charles to take on Commonwealth role

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth backs her son Charles to take on Commonwealth role

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth stands with Prince Charles during the State Opening of Parliament in central London Britain. (REUTERS File Photo)   LONDON, April 19 (Reuters):  Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said on Thursday that she hoped her son and heir Prince Charles would take on leadership of the Commonwealth, answering some who argue the position should be […]

India, Britain to boost anti-terror ties, work together in Indo-Pacific

India, Britain to boost anti-terror ties, work together in Indo-Pacific

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London on April 18. (REUTERS Photo)   London, April 18 (IANS): India and Britain on Wednesday condemned terrorism in all its forms and agreed to strengthen cooperation to take “decisive and concerted actions” […]

West Ham snatch late draw against Stoke

West Ham snatch late draw against Stoke

West Ham United’s Andy Carroll celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley   LONDON, April 16 (Reuters): West Ham United substitute Andy Carroll netted a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City on Monday that moved the Londoners a step closer to Premier League safety and left […]