Mourinho’s woes multiply as Manchester Utd flop again at West Ham

Mourinho’s woes multiply as Manchester Utd flop again at West Ham

Manchester United’s David de Gea looks dejected after West Ham’s third goal on September 29 )REUTERS/Eddie Keogh)   London, September 29 (REUTERS): Manchester United’s troubled season hit a new low on Saturday as Jose Mourinho saw his gamble on introducing a new tactical system backfire with an insipid 3-1 defeat to West Ham United in the […]

Soccer: Relentless Liverpool sweep aside Tottenham to stay top

Soccer: Relentless Liverpool sweep aside Tottenham to stay top

Tottenham’s Erik Lamela scores their first goal on September 15. (Reuters)   September 15 (Reuters): Liverpool continued their perfect start to the season to stay top of the Premier League after a goal in each half gave them a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Saturday.   Georginio Wijnaldum picked the perfect time […]

Cricket: Rahul delays England celebrations with defiant century

Cricket: Rahul delays England celebrations with defiant century

India’s KL Rahul celebrates his century on September 11. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, September 11 (Reuters): Opener KL Rahul scored a defiant century to hold up England’s victory charge as India reached 167-5 at lunch on the final day of the fifth test at the Oval on Tuesday.   England need five more wickets to complete […]

Cricket: Alastair Cook’s last stand ends on 147 as England dominate

Cricket: Alastair Cook’s last stand ends on 147 as England dominate

England’s Alastair Cook walks off after losing his wicket on September 10 (Reuters Photos) LONDON, September 10 (Reuters): Alastair Cook marked his 291st and final test innings in fairytale fashion with a memorable century as England built a 404-run lead over India at tea on the fourth day of the fifth test on Monday.   England’s […]

Soccer: Kane ends August drought as Spurs secure second win

Soccer: Kane ends August drought as Spurs secure second win

Tottenham’s Lucas Moura in action with Fulham’s Tom Cairney. (Reuters Photo) LONDON, August 18 (Reuters): Tottenham Hotspur ended a week in which they apologised to supporters for further delay in their move back to White Hart Lane by continuing to flourish at their second home of Wembley where they beat Fulham 3-1 in the Premier […]

As you were in return of Premier League

As you were in return of Premier League

LONDON, August 13 (Reuters): There will be no seismic shifts in the balance of the world’s richest football competition if the first weekend of the new Premier League season is anything to go by.   Last season’s top five all won, most of them comfortably; none of the three promoted sides managed a victory and […]

Cricket: England struggle to 89-4 at Lord’s

Cricket: England struggle to 89-4 at Lord’s

India’s Mohammed Shami celebrate after taking the wicket of England’s Joe Root on August 11. (Reuters)   LONDON, August 11 (Reuters): England lost four wickets, including debutant Ollie Pope for 28, as they struggled to 89 for four at lunch on the third day of the second test at Lord’s on Saturday, 18 runs behind India. […]

New mum Fraser-Pryce back under 11 seconds

New mum Fraser-Pryce back under 11 seconds

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates winning the women’s 100m final (Reuters)   LONDON, July 21 (Reuters): Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s post-pregnancy climb back to the top of women’s sprinting took another significant step on Saturday when she dipped under 11 seconds for the first time this season to win the London Diamond League 100 metres.   The 31-year-old […]

Tennis: Querrey focussed on long Wimbledon run, not honeymoon

Tennis: Querrey focussed on long Wimbledon run, not honeymoon

Sam Querrey of the U.S. shakes hands with Australia’s Jordan Thompson after winning their first round match (REUTERS)   LONDON, July 3 (Reuters): Sam Querrey’s honeymoon plans might be staying on hold for a while if the American continues to play as he did in his Wimbledon opener against Jordan Thompson on Monday.   The […]