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Australia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain

Spain reach final with 95-88 win over Australia in BeijingAndrew Bogut delivers foul-mouthed tirade against FibaArgentina advance to Sunday’s final with win over FranceAndrew Bogut will likely be investigated for a foul-...

Australia fume after Fiba Basketball World Cup double-overtime defeat to Spain

Source: theguardian.com

Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 semi-final: Spain v Australia – live! Updates from the Boomers’ final four clash in BeijingAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 9.39am BST Second quarter 7 min - Spain 28-32 AustraliaAlmost a steal from Spain before the shot clock forces Dellavedova to improvise and he pulls up short....
10:56 2019-09-13

At FIBA World Cup, U.S.A. Basketball Flirts With Vulnerability A handful of teams feel like the U.S. men aren’t a juggernaut since so many top N.B.A. stars are missing. Said Andrew Bogut of Australia: “They’re still the clear favorites, but they are beatable.”...
00:14 2019-08-31

Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019: Guardian writers' predictions Basketball’s World Cup tips off Saturday in China. Who will stand out? Who will surprise? And can anyone stop Team USA? Our writers weigh in with their predictionsBeau Dure Seeing how far Giannis Antetokounmpo can take Greece. He’s surely the best pl...
10:28 2019-08-30

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for a squad considered by many to be among the outsiders when the 32-team tournament began....
11:28 2019-09-16

Basketball World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch FIBA final online from anywhere The 18th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup was blown wide open after the USA were defeated by France in the round of eight. But that now feels like a distant memory as Spain and Argentina prepare to battle it out for the trophy and the title. ...
00:42 2019-09-16

Basketball World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every FIBA game online from anywhere Tip-off time is here! Taking place over the course of a fortnight, the 18th edition of the FIBA World Cup takes place this year in China across eight different venues. And you're in the right place to discover how to get a Basketball World Cup l...
07:42 2019-08-31

USA rebound from rare loss to defeat Canada in final Fiba World Cup tune-up USA never trailed in 84-68 victory over Canada in SydneyAmericans saw 78-game win streak ended two days earlierThe United States rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game Monday...
20:00 2019-08-26

USA Basketball denies Carmelo Anthony's request to join FIBA World Cup roster Carmelo Anthony asked to play for Team USA through a representative, according to Jerry Colangelo, but the team moved forward with a new group.       ...
21:42 2019-08-08

Basketball World Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch FIBA quarter-finals online from anywhere The 18th edition of the FIBA Basketball World Cup is in full swing in China across eight different venues - and we're down to the quarter-finals. It may feel like a long way from you are, but at least you're in the right place to discover h...
18:00 2019-09-09

Basketball- Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday's basketball World Cup final....
15:00 2019-09-13

Spain vs Argentina live stream: how to watch Basketball World Cup 2019 Final online from anywhere After two weeks of superb hoop-shooting action, the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup is finally upon us, with Spain taking on Argentina in the grand final. You can watch the match as it happens from anywhere by following our Spain vs Argentina liv...
00:42 2019-09-16

Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia Australia's hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations....
11:14 2019-07-17

No excuses for Australia's Boomers as they aim for first Basketball World Cup medal On a high after beating the United States, Australia’s basketballers head to the Fiba World Cup hoping to make history“It’s not really about them.” The words of Joe Ingles, mere minutes after his Australian team had overcome international heavyweight...
22:00 2019-08-27

Jonah Bolden withdraws from Australia's Basketball World Cup squad Bolden has returned to the US for personal reasonsDeng Adel and Brock Motum in the mix as replacements for the BoomersBoomers teammates have thrown their support behind Jonah Bolden, who has withdrawn from Australia’s Basketball World Cup squad for p...
11:56 2019-08-19

Patty Mills stars as Australia pip France and avoid USA at Basketball World Cup Boomers beat France 100-98 to remain unbeatenMills scores game-high 30 points; Joe Ingles hits 23The Boomers did it again at the death, ousting France 100-98 to remain unbeaten and avoid the United States as they shoot for a historic basketball World...
04:56 2019-09-10

| UPSET ALERT! Australia beat world basketball champs USA for 1st time San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills sank 30 points as Australia beat the United States for the first time, stunning the basketball world champions 98-94 in a huge upset....
11:00 2019-08-24

Patty Mills fires again as Australia reach maiden Basketball World Cup semi-final Guard scores 24 points in 82-70 win over Czech RepublicSpain await in Friday’s shootout for place in finalPatty Mills blazed Australia into their first Basketball World Cup semi-final, starring again as the Boomers beat the Czech Republic 82-70 in Ch...
13:28 2019-09-12

Eoin Morgan insists England are still in control of their World Cup fate after damaging Australia defeat Eoin Morgan believes England's chances of reaching the semi-finals of this summer's Cricket World Cup are 'still strong', despite succumbing to a third loss of the tournament....
13:00 2019-07-04

Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final after double-overtime thriller against Australia "Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller and reach Sunday\u0027s basketball World Cup final."...
18:42 2019-09-13

| England into World Cup quarters as Cameroon fume over VAR calls England reached the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup with victory over a Cameroon side who were left furious with several refereeing decisions....
03:42 2019-06-24

Four teams that can beat Team USA at FIBA World Cup With major NBA stars deciding not to play for Team USA at this year’s FIBA World Cup in China, the Americans are not a lock to win gold.       ...
03:56 2019-09-01

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chronicle....
08:28 2019-07-20

Australia beats USA for the first time ever in basketball Australia 98-94 United StatesFirst win for Australia in 26 games between the teamsBoomers fans can dare to dream about a basketball World Cup medal after Australia scored a massive upset win over the United States in Melbourne. Australia had never be...
10:14 2019-08-24

No surprise: USA top Czech Republic 88-67 to open Fiba World Cup Donovan Mitchell (16 points) paces USA in 88-67 win over CzechsUSA never in trouble in 54th straight win at major tournamentFiba Basketball World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictionsDonovan Mitchell scored 16 points, Harrison Barnes added 14 and t...
22:42 2019-09-01

Serbia bounce back to finish fifth at FIBA World Cup "Serbia shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic poured in 31 points in a stand-out individual performance as they beat the Czech Republic 90-81 to grab fifth place at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after bouncing back from a slow start."...
16:56 2019-09-14

Davis, Harden among hopefuls for FIBA World Cup roster The USA Basketball roster for the FIBA World Cup in China later this summer will have some star power as ESPN reported Wednesday that Anthony Davis, James Harden, Damian Lillard and Bradley Beal are among the hopefuls for a spot on the team....
22:42 2019-06-05

New Zealand beats Japan 104-87 in FIBA World Cup warm-up Ethan Rusbatch scored 16 points Wednesday as New Zealand beat Japan 104-87 in a warm-up game ahead of the FIBA World Cup in China       ...
19:42 2019-08-14

FIBA will look to ease travel burdens at 2023 World Cup FIBA will look to ease travel burdens at 2023 World Cup, after some teams criticized format at this year's event       ...
15:28 2019-09-15

Knicks’ RJ Barrett won’t play for Canada in FIBA World Cup RJ Barrett won’t take the court until the preseason. The Knicks’ highly touted draft pick pulled out of the FIBA World Cup, where he was set to play for the Canadian national team, because of the mild calf strain he sustained during Summe...
19:14 2019-08-01

Opinion: NBA stars opting out of FIBA World Cup is not new. Here's why it happens Prominent NBA players have withdrawn from the FIBA World Cup in China, but they have legit reasons. The U.S. still has a team capable of winning gold.       ...
13:00 2019-08-05

Champions USA shocked by France in Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans were bidding for third world title in a rowFrance’s fourth-quarter surge helps them to 89-79 victoryTeam USA, the runaway favourites to win the Fiba World Cup for a third time in succession, have been bundled out of the tournament in the qu...
15:56 2019-09-11

Team USA Embarrasses Itself At FIBA World Cup, Jerry Colangelo Follows Suit Team USA lost its second straight FIBA World Cup game this morning in China, falling 94-89 to Serbia in a fifth-place consolation game, after yesterday’s embarrassing loss to France eliminated the American team from championship contention. Now the t...
20:14 2019-09-12

FIBA World Cup will have star power — at least in an international sense Many of the best U.S. players are sitting out the World Cup, while many of the best international players are not. Everyone thinks they have a good shot at a medal.       ...
06:42 2019-08-26

Knicks’ Julius Randle added to USA roster for FIBA World Cup The Knicks may get to see their biggest free-agent addition of the offseason in red, white and blue before he’s in orange, white and blue. Julius Randle has been added to USA Basketball’s training camp roster for the upcoming FIBA World C...
21:14 2019-07-23

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94 Upset down under: USA Basketball's 78-game winning streak ends in 98-94 defeat to Australia in World Cup tune-up       ...
13:00 2019-08-24

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood actor Russell Crowe was among those to complain of poor courtside views....
09:14 2019-08-23

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
07:42 2019-08-23

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years to Australia For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia....
21:28 2019-08-25

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
01:28 2019-06-23

Frank Ntilikina provides Knicks hope while sinking Team USA at FIBA World Cup Frank Ntilikina has been a polarizing player since the Knicks selected him No. 8 overall in the 2017 NBA Draft, so much so that the team was shopping him ahead of this year’s draft. Now, the 21-year-old guard is showing he might be able to fulf...
23:00 2019-09-11

Kobe Bryant not surprised by Team USA's FIBA World Cup losses Kobe Bryant said Team USA's two unexpected losses at this year's FIBA World Cup were no surprise given how the rest of the world has caught up.       ...
03:42 2019-09-14

Fiba World Cup: USA stroll past Japan with Antetokounmpo lying in wait Americans enjoy comfortable win after struggles against TurkeyTeam USA will now face Greece in next round of World CupJaylen Brown scored 20 points, Kemba Walker added 15 and Team USA finally got to enjoy an easy night, rolling past Japan 98-45 in th...
21:56 2019-09-05

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love skipping 2019 FIBA World Cup Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love is skipping the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China and will become the ninth player to withdraw from playing for the United States....
10:56 2019-07-25

USA pushed to limit by Turkey at Fiba World Cup in closest game since 2006 USA win 93-92 in overtime as Turkey miss four late free throwsKhris Middleton’s 15 points lead team as 11 USA players scoreClosest margin for USA at major tourney since 2006 World CupThe United States men’s basketball team nearly saw their 54-game wi...
18:00 2019-09-03

2019 FIBA World Cup: Team USA's Jayson Tatum to miss at least two games Boston Celtics star forward and Team USA standout Jayson Tatum will be sidelined for the next five days at the 2019 FIBA World Cup due to a sprained left ankle....
11:42 2019-09-05

Jayson Tatum injures ankle in Team USA’s FIBA World Cup win over Turkey Jayson Tatum didn’t bail out on Team USA like so many other NBA stars did — and they might be feeling validated watching Tatum hobble off the court on Tuesday. The skilled Celtics wing suffered a sprained left ankle late in Team USA’s ner...
18:56 2019-09-03

Kyle Lowry withdraws from USA FIBA World Cup team due to thumb injury He had surgery last month to repair a torn tendon that dogged him during the NBA playoffs, and was hopeful of being on the floor as early as Tuesday when the Americans resume practice in El Segundo, California....
00:28 2019-08-13

US men's basketball team shocked by Australia, lose 1st game in nearly 13 years The United States' nearly 13-year dominance in the international men's basketball came to a shocking crash Saturday when Team USA suffering its first defeat since 2006 at the hands of Australia....
01:56 2019-08-25

Australia hands U.S. men's basketball team first loss in nearly 13 years Australia rallied for a 98-94 win and handed the U.S. its first loss in a major international game since the 2006 world championship semifinals.       ...
13:00 2019-08-24

| Australia captain Paine to review DRS role after defeat Australia captain Tim Paine said he would be putting someone else in charge of the team's reviews following his side's defeat to England in the third Ashes Test....
01:00 2019-08-26

England set for series defeat with Australia comfortable on sodden day • Australia 341-5 (Ellyse Perry 116)• Ashes slipping away in the rain at TauntonEngland have moved a step closer to certain defeat in the Ashes after the second day of the Taunton Test, in which rain wiped out the entire afternoon and evening session...
05:00 2019-07-20

Australia’s use of DRS must improve after Headingley defeat, admits Langer • Head coach says one-wicket defeat in third Test ‘hurts’• Langer facing selection decision with Smith’s returnAustralia’s head coach, Justin Langer, wants to see an improvement in the way they use the decision review system after Ben Stokes was give...
20:00 2019-08-26

Australia defeat sets up England semi-final "Prolific opener David Warner smashed a brilliant 122 but could not claim victory for Australia as they slipped to a 10-run defeat to South Africa in their Cricket World Cup clash at Old Trafford on Saturday, leaving them facing a semi-final against ...
00:42 2019-07-07

2019 FIBA World Cup: Team USA defeats Czech Republic in opening game Despite constant roster movement and revolving lineups, the Team USA men's basketball team rolled to an 88-67 win over the Czech Republic to open play in the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
02:28 2019-09-02

USA beat Brazil to reach 2020 Olympics and Fiba World Cup quarter-finals Americans will now face France for a place in the semi-finalsArgentina also qualify for Olympics after USA victoryThe first mission for Team USA is complete: the Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the Fiba World Cup quarter-finals awa...
20:56 2019-09-09

Basketball: Australia snap United States' 13-year winning streak Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States' 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a shock 98-94 win in a World Cup warmup in Melbourne....
11:56 2019-08-24

USA Basketball crumbles late in tune-up loss to Australia, snapping win streak Thanks to poor late-game execution on both ends, USA Basketball suffered its first defeat with NBA players since 2006 with a stunning exhibition loss to Australia....
15:28 2019-08-24

| Root: Test defeat 'hard to take' as Australia retain Ashes Joe Root said he was "bitterly disappointed" after England slipped to defeat in the fourth Test against Australia despite a defiant effort to keep their Ashes dream alive....
22:00 2019-09-08

FIBA Officials Missed A Call So Bad They Got Kicked Out Of The World Cup And Inspired A Ferocious Coach Meltdown Lithuania’s run at the FIBA World Cup ended this morning against the Dominican Republic, though their chances of advancing through the second group stage were killed on Saturday when they lost to France by three points. The nature of that loss was hi...
23:00 2019-09-09

Eoin Morgan orders England to ‘front up’ for Australia after Sri Lanka defeat • Morgan: ‘When we get beaten we tend to come back strong’• Jos Buttler praised ‘fantastic’ four-wicket display by Lasith MalingaEoin Morgan ordered his players to front up against Australia at Lord’s on Tuesday and learn lessons quickly following th...
21:56 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:56 2019-06-13

Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert takes issue with FIBA's drug testing during World Cup Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert, who is competing for France in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, took issue with officials conducting a random drug screening as he recovered from a game....
19:14 2019-09-03

World Cup 2019: Australia Stars Go Barefoot In World Cup Bonding Session The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot....
19:00 2019-07-08

Basketball: U.S. finish seventh at World Cup after Poland win The U.S. cruised to a 87-74 win over Poland to finish seventh at the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Saturday, putting the seal on the worst-ever performance for the Americans at the tournament....
19:28 2019-09-14

Why Team USA's World Cup failure was good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so e...
13:28 2019-09-12

Why Team USA's World Cup defeats were good for basketball The US men’s basketball team crashed out of the World Cup – but it’s a sign that other countries are closing the talent gapThis was a failure by the US men’s national basketball team, no question about it. Team USA don’t suffer too many defeats, so e...
18:14 2019-09-12

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the...
17:28 2019-06-10

Boomers win Basketball World Cup opener against Canada – video The Australian national team opened their Fiba World Cup campaign with a 108-92 win in Dongguan. The win came as the Boomers' star centre, Andrew Bogut, was booed by the home crowd every time he touched the ball. Bogut had previously weighed into th...
04:28 2019-09-02

United States hits new basketball low with World Cup loss to Serbia DONGGUAN, China — The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It’ll go home with the worst tournament showing in program history. Such is the reality for the Americans now, assured of finishing no better than seventh at t...
20:42 2019-09-12

U.S. wins Women’s World Cup title with 2-0 defeat of Netherlands The United States won the Women’s World Cup for a record fourth time overall. It caps a dominant showing, whose performance in France sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
20:00 2019-07-07

Argentina, Spain romp into World Cup last four Argentina steamrolled into the basketball World Cup semi-finals with a spectacular 97-87 win over Serbia, who were among the tournament favourites, and were joined by 2006 champions Spain who overpowered surprise package Poland 90-78 on Tuesday....
00:56 2019-09-11

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied on Sara Däbritz’s goal in the 42nd minute for the win Wednesday. It was second-ranked Germany&...
21:00 2019-06-12

USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition, 90-81 Much got made earlier this week after USA Basketball's national team was soundly beaten by a bunch of G League guys during a scrimmage in practice       ...
08:56 2019-08-17

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
03:14 2019-06-24

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:56 2019-06-11

Americans suffer embarrassing World Cup basketball loss after stars’ exodus The exodus of star basketball players burned the US in the FIBA Basketball World Cup championships. The Americans lost 89-79 to France in the quarterfinals, ending their World Cup run in China prematurely on Wednesday. Top American players like LeBro...
19:56 2019-09-11

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint ...
15:56 2019-06-08

Zion Williamson invited to USA Basketball camp, has chance to make World Cup roster Zion Williamson, projected first pick in 2019 NBA draft, has been invited to compete at August camp and has a chance to make the World Cup roster.       ...
04:56 2019-06-08

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hang by a thread after painful defeat by Japan A “terrific” second half in which Shelley Kerr’s Scotland scored what could yet be a vital goal and “finished strongly” was not enough as they slipped to a second World Cup defeat within five days of their first against England .Japan, the winners ei...
02:14 2019-06-15

New Zealand fans agonize after defeat in thrilling Cricket world cup final With the match tied after England were bowled out for 241 with the last ball of the 50th over, both teams scored 15 runs in a nerve-jangling Super Over. But England won because they had hit more boundaries in the match....
04:56 2019-07-15

The American left's 2020 mission: not just defeat Trump – but change the world In the second part of our five-day series we hear from progressives whose goal is to secure victory in 2020 as a means to pursue fundamental political changeIn some ways, it feels like the left in America has been here before.Shortly before the 2004 ...
11:56 2019-09-04

The American left's 2020 mission: defeat Trump – and change the world For many on the left, getting rid of Trump is insufficient. Victory must be accompanied by fundamental political changeIn some ways, it feels like the left in America has been here before.Shortly before the 2004 election, previously inactive liberals...
19:56 2019-09-04

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo says US 'got lucky' in win against Spain Former U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has written that her former teammates "got lucky" in Monday's 2-1 victory over Spain in the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup....
06:42 2019-06-28

Spain and Portugal analyse joint bid for 2030 World Cup "Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of Morocco who were previously also said to be involved."...
15:56 2019-06-08

Serbia, Spain reach World Cup knockout rounds "Heavyweights Serbia and Spain advanced to the basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a match to spare and were joined by Poland and Argentina after all four sides won their opening second group stage matches on Friday."...
17:56 2019-09-06

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ag...
21:42 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations f...
13:01 2019-05-30

Germany 1-0 Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half goal from Sara Däbritz gave Germany victory over an impressive Spain side and took them to the verge of the knockout roundsReport: Germany close on knockout stages after win 8.12pm BST Here is the report ... Related: Sara Däbritz bundles...
09:56 2019-06-13

USA vs France live stream: how to watch Basketball World Cup 2019 quarter-final online from anywhere The USA is certainly going the right way about winning a third straight Basketball World Cup, now entering the quarter-final stage at the 2019 tournament currently undefeated. They face France in China today and you can watch the basketball live as i...
13:56 2019-09-11

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of neglect in favor of the men's squad....
21:42 2019-06-21

Watch: Spain mistake leads Germany to win at Women's World Cup A mistake by the Spain defense led to a Germany goal -- and the only score -- in a Group B clash at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France....
01:00 2019-06-13

Spain 3-1 South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Two Jenni Hermoso penalties and a late Lucía García goal ensured Spain avoided being upset in their World Cup openerHermoso strikes twice from the spot to lead comeback 7.46pm BST And here’s the report from Le Havre ... Related: Jennifer Hermoso stri...
22:56 2019-06-08

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 16Alyssa Naeher isn’t exactly one to talk about herself. That’s why a reporter thought Carli Lloyd cou...
22:42 2019-06-23

South Africa 0-4 Germany, China 0-0 Spain: Women's World Cup – as it happened Germany have topped Group B and eliminated South Africa, while Spain finish second and China are also through after a hard-earned draw 8.21pm BST Related: Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa 8.21pm BST Related: Spain...
22:14 2019-06-17

Sara Däbritz bundles Germany winner against Spain in Women's World Cup Sara Däbritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women’s World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round.The two-times champions, who beat China in their group opener, are on six points,...
09:56 2019-06-13

Soccer: Spain and Portugal analyze joint bid for 2030 World Cup, no mention of Morocco Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of Morocco who were previously also said to be involved....
17:28 2019-06-08

Marc Gasol adds World Cup to NBA title as Spain beat Argentina in final Gasol won NBA title with Toronto Raptors earlier this yearRicky Rubio stars for Spain in 95-75 victory in finalSpain have captured their second Basketball World Cup, defeating Argentina 95-75 on Sunday to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year.Rick...
17:56 2019-09-15

Sweden Defeat England For Women's World Cup Bronze As VAR Disallows Ellen White Goal For Second Straight Game Two early goals were enough for Sweden to defeat England for third place at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. Both teams began applying immediate pressure early and often, but it was ultimately Kosovare Asllani who broke through for the Swedes in th...
00:56 2019-07-07

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis laments batting display as New Zealand defeat crushes World Cup hopes South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was once again left ruing a poor batting performance as defeat against New Zealand all but ended his side's World Cup dream....
04:56 2019-06-20

England suffer shock World Cup defeat to Sri Lanka as Lasith Malinga and Dhananjaya de Silva star at Headingley This World Cup has been crying out for a shock, and it has come in the most surprising circumstances: unfancied Sri Lanka have beaten hosts and favourites England thanks to brilliant quick bowling from Lasith Malinga and the unremarkable off-spin of ...
20:14 2019-06-21

VAR in the spotlight again as Cameroon fume over offside calls Cameroon's players made little effort to hide their rage against the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during their women's World Cup last-16 match against England on Sunday, after Phil Neville's side scored their second goal....
19:42 2019-06-23

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
14:00 2019-06-05

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
22:00 2019-08-26

World Cup Semis Live: Australia Opt To Bat Against England Australia vs England Semi final Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia skipper Aaron Finch won the toss and decided to bat against England....
11:42 2019-07-11

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years....
05:42 2019-07-22

Czech Republic, Australia keep rolling in World Cup The Czech Republic defeated Brazil 93-71 to keep itself in the hunt for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals with an easy win over the previously unbeaten South Americans       ...
15:00 2019-09-07

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NicePopp sends Germany fizzing into quarter-finalsAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 10.08pm BST 97 min: Both teams still have subs up their sleeves, and I suspect changes are imminent - each side...
23:14 2019-06-22

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup Australia’s path to the Women’s World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round. That loss to Italy in stoppage time was a terrible start for a team that some consider one of the tournament favorites. The Matildas ...
22:56 2019-06-17

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers co...
05:42 2019-05-23

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica....
08:56 2019-06-19

Many U.S. farmers fume at Washington, not Trump, over biofuel, trade policies American farmers helped elect President Donald Trump in 2016 on hopes he would shake up Washington and turn around a struggling agricultural economy, but many of his policies have actually stung farmers, notably his trade war with China and biofuel w...
17:14 2019-09-10

Debate over debates: 2020 Dems fume over DNC criteria as cut-off looms With the deadline just a day away for the 2020 White House hopefuls to qualify for the first two rounds of primary debates organized by the Democratic National Committee, some of the candidates still gunning to make the stage are getting increasingly...
15:14 2019-06-11

"Father Of Lies": UK MPs Fume At Boris Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-19

Canadian lawmakers fume after Facebook's Zuckerberg snubs invitation Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel, slapping the billionaire with a standing summons....
23:56 2019-05-28

IndiGo Leaves Behind Luggage For Istanbul Flights, Passengers Fume For the last two days, Indigo flights from Delhi to Istanbul have been taking off without the checked-in luggage of most of its passengers due to payload restrictions resulting from heavy headwinds,......
12:14 2019-09-17

New Zealand beat Australia 52-51 to win Netball World Cup – as it happened Maria Folau and Ameliaranne Ekanasio starred as the Silver Ferns withstood a late Australia fightback to win their first world title for 16 years 8.23pm BST Related: New Zealand end 16-year wait to beat Australia in Netball World Cup final 7.08pm B...
21:42 2019-07-21

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler....
15:14 2019-06-07

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 4.22pm BST This is the sort of content I can get behind.More like Sam Furr, amiright? As an Australian B...
17:28 2019-06-13

Norway beat Australia on penalties to reach World Cup last eight Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 following a highly-entertaining 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday....
00:28 2019-06-23

Sri Lanka v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at the OvalListen to our new podcast, The Spin, and a new episodeAny thoughts? Email Jonathan or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.39am BST 2nd over: Australia 12-0 (Warner 4, Finch 8) Goodness me, how’s the touch from Aar...
11:56 2019-06-15

Australia v Pakistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the County Ground, TauntonKeep up with all the County Championship actionAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 1.36pm BST 43rd over: Australia 278-5 (Marsh 21, Carey 1) What an over from Mohammad Amir. One run, one wicket,...
14:42 2019-06-12

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 9.36am BST Australia currently sit in third (see for yourself), having been deposed from top spot f...
10:42 2019-06-20

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Australia – live! Updates from the match at BristolNew Zealand chasing 137 to beat Sri LankaListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @sjjperry 2.11pm BST 8th over: Afghanistan 32-2 (Rahmat 21, Shahidi 6)Rahmat warming to the task now. H...
15:28 2019-06-01

India v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the game at the OvalListen to the Spin podcast | World Cup tableAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 10.27am BST Anthem time at the Oval. A chance for me to ask, is this the best ever World Cup for kits? Cut, colours, design, they al...
11:42 2019-06-09

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.25am BST Lisa de Vanna has had quite a career with the Matildas. The 34-year-old has been twice removed from the Matildas set up for behavioural issues thr...
11:42 2019-06-09

Jamaica 1-4 Australia: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Sam Kerr scores four as Matildas secure second placeDavid Squires on … the World Cup, goals and good old VAR 11.52pm BST Related: Jamaica 1-4 Australia: Women's World Cup player ratings | Sarah Groube 10.30pm BST Arise, Sam Kerr. A phenomenal perfo...
05:14 2019-06-19

Sam Kerr nets four as Australia qualify for Women's World Cup last 16 Swing in goal difference puts Matildas through in secondBrazil beat Italy 1-0 in other Group C encounterIt took Sam Kerr 10 World Cup games to find her first goal, but over 90 pulsating minutes in Grenoble the Matildas’ talisman fashioned four more –...
23:42 2019-06-18

Australia v Fiji: Rugby World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Wallabies’ opening gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 7.11am BST 60 min: Yellow card! They had the warning - as Australia were on the attack once again it was another penalty against Fiji, and it’s the inside centre Levani B...
08:14 2019-09-21

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 9: Australia Led by the brilliant Sam Kerr, this is Australia’s strongest ever squad but has Ante Milicic had enough time with them? This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organ...
10:56 2019-05-31

New Zealand v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sPakistan v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 12.54pm BST As always, you are the OBO and the OBO is you. Get involved with today’s game by e-mailing me...
14:01 2019-06-29

Australia's Peter Handscomb All Set For World Cup Debut Against England Peter Handscomb was left out of Australia's initial 15-man squad after the return of Steve Smith and David Warner from year-long ball-tampering bans....
08:28 2019-07-10

Malta murdered journalist's family fume over inquiry board composition The family of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has protested over the composition of a board set up by the prime minister to conduct an independent public inquiry into whether the government could have prevented the killing....
15:14 2019-09-21

New Zealand dethrone Australia for first World Cup in 16 years, England take bronze "New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final on Sunday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years."...
21:14 2019-07-21

'They nailed it': how a little dish in Australia broadcast the moon landing to the world Live TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first step came via Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, originally meant only as a backupAround the world more than 600 million people were glued to TV screens. Coordinated by Tom Reid, tracking stations at Australia’...
20:14 2019-07-18

Australia v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the match at Old TraffordAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSportIndia take on Sri Lanka at Headingley – live! 1.27pm BST Anthem time. Who doesn’t love an anthem? With the mascot kids and the players and the big balloon. Some of the...
14:42 2019-07-06

Australia stunned by late Italy winner at Women's World Cup Barbara Bonansea produces match-winning braceSam Kerr’s first World Cup goal not enough for MatildasIn a city in northern France built on the twin industries of steel and lace both Italy and Australia offered performances that were equal parts tough ...
16:56 2019-06-09

Australia’s departure for Rugby World Cup delayed by Typhoon Faxai • Japan bracing for record-breaking wind and rain• England are due to fly to Japan on Sunday eveningThe Australia team’s departure for the Rugby World Cup has been delayed after meteorologists warned a typhoon featuring 130mph winds is due to hit the...
18:56 2019-09-08

England v Australia eclipses World Cup at pinnacle of women’s cricket • Ashes series consists of three T20s, three ODIs and one Test• Australia begin their defence in first ODI at Leicester on TuesdayThe last time England women won the Ashes was in 2014: Charlotte Edwards was still the captain, neither side were profes...
20:14 2019-07-01

Australia v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from the match at Trent BridgeThe Spin podcast: shock losses, feuds and scoring with pastaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @sjjperry 10.27am BST Anthems nowHave always wondered if it was fractionally disappointing for those opening b...
11:42 2019-06-06

World Cup Live: Australia Start With Positive Intent Against Pakistan 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Aus vs Pak Live Score: Australia have won two matches so far while Pakistan have won one, lost one and their last encounter was a washout against Sri Lanka...
12:28 2019-06-12

Australia promises 'best netball event ever seen' as it bids for 2027 World Cup Sydney and regional NSW proposed as host areasAustralia hosted last World Cup four years agoNetball Australia has announced plans to bid for the 2027 World Cup, with Sydney and regional NSW the proposed host areas.Australia hosted the last World Cup ...
09:56 2019-06-28

Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq relishes World Cup battle with Australia's Starc Imam-ul-Haq scored a solid 44 in an 82-run opening stand against England in Nottingham, setting up Pakistan's second-highest total ever in a World Cup of 348 for eight in a match they won by 14 runs....
20:14 2019-06-10

Australia "Outplayed" By England In World Cup Semi-Final, Says Finch Despite winning the toss and batting first, Australia were humbled as they collapsed to 223 all out before allowing England to sweep to victory in just 32.1 overs....
02:42 2019-07-12

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
06:56 2019-07-18

Norway break Australia's hearts in Women's World Cup last-16 shootout Australia miss first two spot kicks as Norway keep coolMatildas finish with 10 players after Alanna Kennedy red cardSome games of football need only a single error, a single moment of brilliance to decide them. Others can feast on a cornucopia of cha...
02:28 2019-06-23

World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa, semi-finalists of the 2015 World Cup, have not been able to live up to expectations and are currently eighth on the points table, only above the West Indies and Afghanistan....
16:42 2019-07-05

Netball World Cup 2019: Australia edge New Zealand – as it happened Diamonds beat Silver Ferns 50-49 in LiverpoolSpearhead Caitlin Bassett shoots 37/41 at 90% 12.13pm BST Well that was a game and a half! Not literally of course, there is no extra time in round matches and even if there was, Folau didn’t let us have t...
14:28 2019-07-18

Dems fume over Trump plans to address public from Lincoln Memorial on July 4 Democrats on Capitol Hill are fuming over President Trump’s plan to deliver a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during the traditional July 4th celebration on the National Mall, saying the event should appear non-political....
23:14 2019-06-06

Australia v England: Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the second semi-finalThe Spin: sign up here to get our free weekly cricket emailAnd you can email Rob here with your thoughts 7.58am BST Hello again. Glad you’ve logged on – you’ve obviously heard there’s a cricket matc...
10:14 2019-07-11

Rugby World Cup: Key moments as New Zealand, France and Australia win – video highlights George Bridge’s try was crucial as New Zealand overcame South Africa, while Camille Lopez kicked the winning drop goal as France beat Argentina, and Australia fought back to defeat Fiji.New Zealand stand firm against South Africa in heavyweight thril...
19:42 2019-09-21

New Zealand beat Australia by one goal in Netball World Cup thriller – video New Zealand's Silver Ferns held on in the dying moments of the Netball World Cup final to win their first title since 2003 with a dramatic 52-51 triumph over Australia's Diamonds in Liverpool. Continue reading......
06:14 2019-07-22

England thrash Australia to reach their fourth Cricket World Cup final • England hammer Australia by eight wickets• Australia reduced to 14-3 at one point as England dominate• Latest reaction as England go into Cricket World Cup finalEngland’s passage to the World Cup final was faintly ridiculous. Semi‑finals are suppo...
20:28 2019-07-11

"Here To Watch The Game": Vijay Mallya At India-Australia World Cup Match Businessmen Vijay Mallya, facing extradition proceedings in UK, was spotted at the Kennington Oval in London today watching India's World Cup match against Australia. "I am here to watch the game,"......
21:56 2019-06-09

Clinical Australia open Netball World Cup title defence with comfortable win Diamonds ease past Northern Ireland 88-24 in LiverpoolCoach Lisa Alexander persists with rotation policyNetball World Cups tend to follow a formula. For top sides, pool games are cobweb-eliminating pseudo training runs, where combinations are trialle...
18:00 2019-07-12

World Cup 2019, India vs Australia: MS Dhoni, Indian Batsman To Watch MS Dhoni will be one of the players to watch as India make an effort to snare the World Cup 2019. They have a crucial league match with Australia on Sunday....
12:14 2019-06-08

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later this week, the undefeated Australian Diamonds needed an acid test against Malawi at the Netball Worl...
06:14 2019-07-17

Australia beat England by 12 runs in Cricket World Cup warmup – live! Listen to the new episode of our podcast, The SpinCricket’s coming home: Vic Marks on the World CupFear and loathing in English cricket’s fraying heartlandAnd you can email Will here with your thoughts 6.57pm BST Somerset won the One Day Cup earlier ...
20:00 2019-05-25

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
20:14 2019-07-18

World Cup Live: New Zealand Look To Secure Semis Berth, Face Australia New Zealand vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand will join Australia in the last four from the 10-team league stage if they win....
13:56 2019-06-29

Caitlin Bassett shoots Australia to narrow Netball World Cup win over New Zealand Diamonds edge Silver Ferns 50-49 in LiverpoolSpearhead Bassett shoots 37/41 at 90%Caitlin Bassett clearly never wants to feel like she did on 15 April 2018 again – the day her Australian Diamonds lost the Commonwealth Games final to England. From the...
14:28 2019-07-18

At 34, Raptors' Marc Gasol will carry Spain's World Cup hope A title shot, after a title: Spain's Marc Gasol helped Toronto win NBA crown, and he's now eyeing a World Cup title       ...
13:00 2019-08-27

Australia vs Afghanistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup match from anywhere This is the kind of match that World Cups were made for, whether football, rugby or cricket. When one of the sports' powerhouses comes up against an emerging nation. This is the first of the Cricket World Cup 2019 and it features champions Austr...
12:28 2019-06-01

World Cup Live: Aaron Finch Century Puts Australia In Commanding Position Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia captain Aaron Finch led by example as his brisk century put the World Cup holders in control of Saturday's match against Sri......
14:14 2019-06-15

Netball World Cup 2019 first semi-final: Australia v South Africa – live! Updates from the match at M&S Bank Arena in LiverpoolAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.46am BST We’re still about 30 mins away from the first centre pass, so now is a good time to catch up on the news from the past few days. Emma John was...
11:56 2019-07-20

England vs Australia: Cricket World Cup hosts suffer injury scares in warm-up England's Cricket World Cup warm-up against Australia got off to a concerning start, with pacemen Mark Wood and Jofra Archer suffering injury scares and assistant coach Paul Collingwood forced into action as an emergency fielder....
14:14 2019-05-25

Watch: Australia's Sam Kerr scores two first half headers vs. Jamaica at Women's World Cup Australian striker Sam Kerr gave the Matildas a 2-0 first half lead against Jamaica in a Group C match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Tuesday in Grenoble, France....
09:56 2019-06-19

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial incident involving the stumps at this summer's World Cup....
11:56 2019-06-10

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater ...
06:42 2019-05-26

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
05:56 2019-07-09

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell delighted to have Ricky Ponting as part of World Cup bid Glenn Maxwell has hailed the presence of double World Cup-winning former Australia captain Ricky Ponting as the team's assistant coach for this year's tournament....
16:28 2019-05-22

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
09:00 2019-06-04

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
00:42 2019-06-10

Australia vs Samoa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup warm-up from anywhere With one hand on the Bledisloe Cup, Australia conspired to fluff their lines in their last match with a demoralising 36-0 defeat against the All Blacks in Auckland last month. And now that the Rugby World Cup in Japan is fast approaching, the Wallabi...
13:14 2019-09-07

England thrash Australia to reach Cricket World Cup 2019 final vs New Zealand It is England who will face New Zealand in Sunday's Cricket World Cup final at Lord's, thus guaranteeing the tournament its sixth different winner, and first new one since 1996. As sweetly for England, Australia are out – and with a bang. Their 223 w...
22:00 2019-07-11

Cricket World Cup: England happier to play Australia than India, says Michael Vaughan Former captain Michael Vaughan says England will be happier to play Australia rather than India in the World Cup semi-final and should go on to win the tournament....
20:56 2019-07-09

| Suicide bombing | Australia's most wanted: WATCH the top world news videos for today Suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul kills more than 60 people | Fugitive Jonathan Dick caught in Melbourne; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
03:56 2019-08-20

Australia vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With 12 points from 7 matches, Australia appear to be peaking at the right time and go into today's match as strong favourites. However, if the Kiwis rekindle the sparkling form they showed at the start of the tournament, we could see the A...
14:42 2019-06-29

Australia bare feet and souls as World Cup semi-final with England looms • Justin Langer’s squad ‘pour hearts out’ in team-building session• Handscomb may replace Khawaja, Woakes and Roy set to playIf defeat by South Africa brought Australia down to earth then their coach, Justin Langer, appears keen they remain there, ha...
19:14 2019-07-08

Australia vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere Australia have won four of their five opening Cricket World Cup 2019 matches while still seemingly having an extra couple of gears to crank up. Bangladesh go into the match off the back of one of the most impressive performances from any team in the ...
09:56 2019-06-20

Australia vs New Zealand live stream: how to watch the Netball World Cup final 2019 from anywhere Having caused the hosts heartache by beating England 47-45 in the semi-finals, New Zealand must now face holders Australia in the 2019 Netball World Cup final for a sixth consecutive tournament. It should be a fiercely fought final and you can watch ...
19:56 2019-07-21

Joe Root: Australia hold no fear for England ahead of World Cup semi-final Joe Root says there is no "fear factor" attached to playing Australia, despite England losing to them in their World Cup group match a fortnight ago and in a pre-tournament warm-up fixture....
14:00 2019-07-09

Obama allies fume as Dem candidates blast legacy to score points on Biden: 'Wrong and terrible' High-profile Obama administration alumni pointedly warned the Democratic presidential candidates to “be wary of attacking” the popular two-term president’s record, in the wake of Wednesday's debate where top-tier contenders bashed his legacy in a bid...
23:56 2019-08-01

Danish royal family 'surprised,' lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Greenland from Denmark was “absurd.”...
13:42 2019-08-22

Danish Royal family 'surprised', lawmakers fume as Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland The Danish Royal family was “surprised” after President Trump scraped the planned visit to Denmark following Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments that the idea that the U.S. might buy Greenland from Denmark was “absurd.”...
14:56 2019-08-21

Australia vs Sri Lanka live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Having bounced back from their defeat against India with a solid win against Pakistan, Australia will today looking to consolidate their place amid the top four today Sri Lanka. No matter where you are in the world you can watch today's match by...
10:56 2019-06-15

Australia vs England live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final from anywhere Cricket's oldest rivals are set to do battle once more at Egbaston, with a place in the 2019 Cricket World Cup final the spoils for the victor. Clear your Thursday and use TechRadar as a bible to discover how to watch it - these are your Austral...
00:56 2019-07-11

England vs Australia: World Cup hosts' hopes hinge on stopping Mitchell Starc In a World Cup memorable for its quality fast bowling, one quick has stood above the rest. To make Sunday's final, England have no choice but to overcome the venomous Mitchell Starc....
14:00 2019-07-09

Australia vs Brazil live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia need to bounce back quickly to avoid an early exit from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, after a shock 2-1 loss to Italy. Can they get back on track against the samba stars? Read on to find out how you can catch a Australia vs Bra...
17:14 2019-06-13

| Iran drone shot down | Australia, NZ PMs meet: WATCH the top world news videos for today US warship destroyed Iranian drone, says Trump | Morrison says meeting with Ardern was positive - lists things they didn't speak about; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
11:56 2019-07-19

Australia vs Italy live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia have only failed to qualify for the Women's World Cup once (the very first in 1991). Italy are less familiar to the tournament, with this the first time they've qualified since 1999. How will the two teams fair, in this, their Wom...
13:42 2019-06-09

Ricky Ponting insists the dark times are behind Australia ahead of their Cricket World Cup challenge Australia are a "drastically different" team to the outfit that got drubbed 5-0 by England last summer, according to their assistant coach and two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting....
19:56 2019-05-23

India vs Australia live stream: how to watch the huge Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Over a week in to the 2019 Cricket World Cup, and we finally get a clash between two of the pre-tournament favourites. And this has got classic written all over it. One of India or Australia will walk away from The Oval today with a CWC loss to their...
21:56 2019-06-08

Australia reach Netball World Cup final after narrow victory over South Africa in semis Australia coach Lisa Alexander denied charges of complacency after her team edged their way into the Netball World Cup final with a 55-53 win over South Africa....
15:28 2019-07-20

Clinical Australia inspired by heroic Mitchell Starc after 86-run Cricket World Cup victory over New Zealand Usman Khawaja's dogged 88 and a five-wicket haul for Mitchell Starc steered Australia to an 86-run World Cup victory over rivals New Zealand at Lord's....
04:28 2019-06-30

Australia vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Australia are looking to get back on track today after getting outplayed by India's batsmen in their defeat on Sunday. Pakistan meanwhile have steadied the ship, putting behind them their abject showing in their opening match against the West In...
13:28 2019-06-12

Australia vs Jamaica live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After a stunning comeback win over Brazil, Australia can today book their place in the next round of the Women's World Cup 2019 with a win over Jamaica today. While the Reggae Girlz are trying to pick up their very first points of the campaign. ...
06:56 2019-06-19

England vs USA: Women's World Cup semi-final defeat would 'represent failure' for Lionesses coach Phil Neville Phil Neville has warned England that a Women's World Cup semi-final defeat "would represent failure" as he seeks to develop a "serial winner mentality" with the Lionesses....
17:14 2019-06-30

Australia captain Aaron Finch reveals change in mindset after soaring to top of World Cup scoring charts Australia captain Aaron Finch says he has stopped questioning himself and gone back to basics to discover the rich vein of form that has taken him to the top of the World Cup scoring charts....
21:42 2019-06-15

Australia vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Defending champions Australia continue their Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign today in Nottingham against a West Indies side that also enjoyed a routine victory in their opening fixture. You can watch the match no matter where you are in the world by ...
10:28 2019-06-06

Australia Rugby World Cup squad: David Pocock and uncapped Jordan Petaia included by Michael Cheika Australia have named their squad to compete at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, with David Pocock included by head coach Michael Cheika despite his recent injury problems....
15:28 2019-08-23

Australia vs England, Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final: Prediction, TV and live stream, line-ups and tickets Host nation England will be looking to reach their first Cricket World Cup final since 1992 when they take on defending champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday....
21:14 2019-07-07

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Sri Lanka vs Australia, South Africa vs Afghanistan lives score and latest updates Sri Lanka and Australia meet in a one-day international for the first time in three years in the first of today's double helping at the Cricket World Cup....
12:28 2019-06-15

Walker, Tatum pace Team USA in FIBA victory Kemba Walker and Jayson Tatum got things going early for Team USA en route to an 88-67 win over the Czech Republic in the FIBA World Cup opener for both clubs....
16:56 2019-09-01

D.J. Cooper suspended by FIBA for fraud urine which showed he was pregnant Surprise, you’re pregnant! D.J. Cooper, a former Ohio University star who’s played professionally in Europe, is currently suspended by FIBA after using someone else’s urine for a doping test — a sample which showed Cooper was ...
16:14 2019-08-05

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
11:56 2019-05-24

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 news LIVE: Australia vs Pakistan ODI live score and latest updates David Warner scored his first century since returning from his ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
20:14 2019-05-31

Bucks’ Khris Middleton braces for possible FIBA showdown with Giannis Antetokounmpo “We’re both alike,” Middleton said. “We’re not backing down from anything or anybody. I know he’s going to take that game very personally. I’m sure if he sees me on the fast break, he’s going to try to run me through the wall. And it’s the same for m...
15:56 2019-08-09

Australia tracks Chinese warship headed toward U.S.-Australia war games Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between Australia and the United States....
12:28 2019-07-08

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese tech giant has today taken it one step further.A n...
05:56 2019-08-20

Afghanistan vs Australia: David Warner, Australia Player To Watch Out For Back in the fray after a scandalous exit from all cricket after the ball-tampering row, David Warner is going to be one of the players to watch out for in the Australian World Cup 2019 squad....
20:14 2019-05-31

England's Jofra Archer warns Australia after 'world-class' six-wicket Ashes haul Jofra Archer believes he can get even better after a dream six-wicket haul at Headingley saw England bowl Australia out for 179 on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test....
02:28 2019-08-23

World Cup: Australia Probable Playing XI, Pakistan Probable Playing XI Australia will be keen to get their act together again after the loss to India, while Pakistan will be keen to gain full points after a rained-out no-result with Sri Lanka....
09:56 2019-06-12

Ben Stokes was 'too good' for Australia in 'best Test innings', admits Australia captain Tim Paine Tim Paine admitted that Ben Stokes was simply too good for Australia as the England all-rounder produced an "unbelievable" knock to secure a key victory in the third Ashes Test....
19:14 2019-08-25

Commissioner For A Day: Let's Get Rid Of The Clock In Basketball Good news everybody: I’ve become the NBA commissioner for a day, and I’m going to abuse my brief, ill-gotten power to take a big sledgehammer to every game clock in every arena in North America. At least for the last three minutes....
22:56 2019-06-04

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsessed with hockey, has this hard court leisure activity down....
15:42 2019-05-31

Computers Are the New Basketball Coaches “Today’s players will not argue with a computer.” The latest shot-tracking technology in basketball is the latest sign of a profound shift in the making of professional athletes....
22:14 2019-07-19

Gustafson chronicles her pro basketball journey for the AP Former Iowa star Megan Gustafson talks about her professional women's basketball experience from getting drafted by Dallas to getting cut just before final rosters were announced       ...
09:56 2019-06-11

Can Philip Rivers Dunk A Basketball? All the bars that can open their windows have opened them, and the other ones have shut them tight and dialed up the air conditioning. The air is dense and soupy; just walking down the street feels like wading out into a very still body of saltwater....
00:56 2019-06-21

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonCarmelo Anthony, the only ever three-time Olympic gold medalist in men’s basketball, expressed interest in playing for the under-...
00:28 2019-08-09

Dirk Nowitzki: Life after basketball It has been two months since Dirk Nowitzki walked away from the basketball court after a glittering 20-year NBA career. The 41-year-old is now spending time with his family and doing things he could never do before....
00:00 2019-07-04

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
23:28 2019-05-21

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
19:01 2019-07-31

Gone in 3.9 seconds: Where basketball took JamesOn Curry JamesOn Curry played 3.9 seconds in 2010, never to step foot on an NBA court again. He would rise, he would fall, he would be broke, he would be broken. And then the game would save his life....
15:14 2019-08-28

How to cope with devastating defeat Charlie Edwards, Amir Khan and Rocky Fielding have all been the victims of a crushing defeat. John Dennen hears how they dealt with it The post How to cope with devastating defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
15:01 2019-07-17

Kobe Bryant: Easy days for USA Basketball are over 'It's not going to be easy': Kobe Bryant thinks USA Basketball romps to gold are things of the past       ...
16:42 2019-09-13

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
10:56 2019-08-23

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Sets Exhibition Slate (Kentucky Today/Keith Taylor) LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team has finalized its exhibition slate for the 2019-20 season with the additions of Georgetown College and Kentucky State to the schedule. UK will play Georgetown College ...
21:42 2019-06-06

Basketball is Canadian, and so’s the whistle you hear in every NBA game An NBA referee born in Ontario is the inventor of a "pea-less" whistle that's now the standard used in professional level sports organizations like the CFL, NFL and NBA....
07:42 2019-06-08

EKU Men’s Basketball Adds 6-10 Forward Tariq Balogun EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Tariq Balogun – a 6-10 forward from London, England – has signed to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky University, head coach A.W. Hamilton announced on Monday. Balogun has played the last two seasons at Miller School ...
23:42 2019-06-10

Popovich, finally, gets his turn at leading USA Basketball Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball's first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little difficulty keeping his emotions in check....
13:42 2019-08-06

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
19:14 2019-05-21

Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. players....
03:14 2019-09-13

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
21:42 2019-06-22

Nets’ Joe Harris came long way for Team USA basketball nod Joe Harris is going for the gold. The Nets wing — who worked his way from the NBA scrap heap to become the league’s best shooter last season — made Team USA’s final roster Saturday for the FIBA World Cup. Harris iced a place on the roster when Lakers...
01:00 2019-08-25

Former wheelchair basketball player who lived in car, now on the rebound TUCSON — Malat Wei once played wheelchair basketball for the University of Arizona. Last year, he was set to go oversees to play but that opportunity fell through leaving him without a roof over his head and jobless. He spent weeks living in hi...
10:00 2019-08-18

Canada beats New Zealand 103-100 in in exhibition basketball Phil Scrubb scored 24 points to lead Canada to a 103-100 overtime win over New Zealand in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game       ...
17:14 2019-08-21

Canada beats New Zealand 122-88 in exhibition basketball Canada opened with a 10-0 run and seven three-pointers in the first quarter and went on to beat New Zealand 122-88 in a basketball World Cup warm-up game       ...
17:28 2019-08-20

Ice hockey in China may soon join basketball 'at the top of the charts' "In time, hockey will join basketball at the top of the charts in China," Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment's CEO, Scott O'Neil, said Monday....
06:28 2019-07-16

It’s time we had a dry, statistical analysis of Air Bud, the dog who sucks at basketball Sure, there’s nothing in the rules that says a dog can’t play basketball, but there’s also nothing in the rules that says we can’t talk about how much that dog actually sucks. A new article from Mel Magazine (which, full disclosure, is written by Cli...
23:56 2019-06-14

Big East return is ‘jolt’ UConn basketball has been looking for Connecticut returning to the Big East may give the conference more of its old-school feel. In the least, it should help the Huskies return to national relevance. No longer will UConn be forgotten once the conference season begins, as it plays the lik...
13:56 2019-06-28

Isaiah Austin is willing to risk his life for basketball The 7-foot-1 center dreamed of playing in the NBA, but everything changed just days before the draft. Now he's putting everything on the line to do what he loves....
15:56 2019-06-16

Marc Gasol was once a basketball dinosaur before becoming a Raptor Gasol spent most of his career bruising in the paint with Memphis. Now, he's flashing a versatile long-range game that's helping tip the scales in the Finals....
21:14 2019-06-06

Basketball Is ‘War, Minus the Shooting’ in Sectarian Lebanon The professional basketball season resembles an election campaign, with party colors adorning team jerseys and banners of political patrons hanging in stadiums. Then there are the insults and riots....
17:28 2019-05-22

UA wheelchair basketball player overcomes obstacles TUCSON — Malat Wei knows about adversity. Born in South Sudan, he escaped his country’s civil war as a little boy. At the age of 3, this now 25-year-old was diagnosed with Polio. “I had to crawl to get to places,” Wei said. &#...
06:00 2019-07-08

Basketball Wives Returns: Where Are Your Favorite Former Castmates Now? In the game of reality TV, the Basketball Wives cast always comes out on top. It's hard to believe that it's been nine years since VH1 first introduced fans to a group of women......
14:14 2019-06-19

NBA stars suit up for USA Basketball training camp The best photos from 2019 USA Basketball training camp as Team USA prepares for the FIBA World Cup, which takes place from August 31 to September 15.       ...
20:28 2019-08-07

LSU basketball coach regrets not meeting with LSU officials DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — LSU men’s basketball coach Will Wade has acknowledged making “some mistakes” when he refused to speak with school officials in March regarding a leaked FBI wiretap transcript that raised questions about whether h...
05:14 2019-05-29

Stephen Curry Finally Gets Some Rest (but Only From Basketball) In a wide-ranging interview, Curry, the Warriors guard, spoke about the brutal postseason, possibly campaigning in 2020 and what he wants for himself, next season and after the N.B.A....
06:14 2019-06-22

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) arrest....
18:00 2019-08-28

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
21:42 2019-06-22

'What Kaepernick did was patriotic' - USA basketball coach Popovich "USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich has come out in praise of Colin Kaepernick, whose stand against racial injustice in America cost him his NFL career."...
00:14 2019-08-17

Want to defeat Trump? Attack Biden Anyone angling to be the Democratic nominee should espouse a real progressive agenda – just being “anti-Trump” isn’t enoughJoe Biden believes he’s going to be president. He has reason to: He’s the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination — at least ...
09:14 2019-06-05

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
03:28 2019-09-10

Messi: Barca must say sorry for Liverpool defeat MADRID (AP) — Barcelona must apologize for its “lamentable” Champions League semifinal exit at the hands of Liverpool earlier this month, according to Lionel Messi. In his first Barca news conference for four years, the Argentina great sa...
23:00 2019-05-24

UK Men’s Basketball to Stream Live NBA Draft Show on Thursday LEXINGTON, Ky. – As the Kentucky men’s basketball program enjoys another life-changing night for a handful of NBA Draft hopefuls on Thursday, Big Blue Nation will be able enjoy a UK-draft-focused live stream for the inaugural Kentucky Basketball Draf...
03:56 2019-06-19

EKU Women’s Basketball Announces Additions To 2019-20 Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – New EKU women’s basketball head coach Samantha Williams announced the addition of five new players to the team for the 2019-20 season. Menifee County High School all-state forward Emma Hacker was the first recruit ...
04:14 2019-05-31

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won’t go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manage...
20:14 2019-06-05

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
23:28 2019-05-21

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still – will officially be inducted into the prestigious Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday Night. Th...
06:42 2019-06-08

Arizona basketball: Red-Blue Game tickets go on sale Aug. 3 TUCSON – From high flying dunks to long-range three-pointers, there is no doubt that Arizona men’s basketball is a sight to behold. Luckily for Wildcat fans, the wait is almost over – tickets for the Red-Blue Game go on sale Aug. 3....
23:14 2019-07-02

Bail reduced for man accused in LSU basketball player death BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting an LSU basketball player has had his bail reduced by more than half so he can participate in certain programs. News outlets report a judge cut 20-year-old Dyteon Simpson’s bail from $3...
21:28 2019-06-11

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a man she believes was wrongly convicted....
15:42 2019-06-30

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
12:42 2019-08-17

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit the best of the best.” He’s kept his promise. No...
05:14 2019-05-25

Idaho men's basketball coach put on administrative leave The University of Idaho men's basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave following a consultant's report that found potential NCAA violations        ...
18:28 2019-05-29

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball games globally through 2020....
21:28 2019-08-06

Team USA basketball is no longer gold medal shoo-in The U.S. men’s basketball team had never lost to Australia. It had gone nearly 13 years without losing a game with an NBA-stocked roster. It was in the midst of the longest winning streak in team history. Until Saturday. The Americans went Down...
21:00 2019-08-24

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 seaso...
23:00 2019-05-24

Basketball comes home, Raptors fans hoping trophy follows When Canadian James Naismith invented basketball back in 1891 it is doubtful that in his wildest dreams he could have imagined his hockey-mad homeland going bonkers over a sport designed to be an "athletic distraction"....
01:42 2019-06-01

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Before hearing his sentence in federal...
21:42 2019-06-06

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
19:42 2019-06-10

Emoni Bates is basketball’s next teenage phenom: ‘Better than LeBron’ Some teenage phenoms, such as LeBron James, live up to the insane hype assigned to them, while others end up like Freddy Adu. The world will be watching to see how 15-year-old hoopster Emoni Bates handles the pressure — because he’s alrea...
21:14 2019-08-13

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul Geor...
19:00 2019-07-08

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
00:56 2019-05-22

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jord...
23:14 2019-07-21

Floyd Mayweather Jr crossed up in charity basketball game Boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. proved Monday night that his talents are best used in the ring and playing defense against some of the best ball handlers in the sport isn’t easy....
21:28 2019-07-09

Basketball: Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut....
00:00 2019-09-19

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a...
09:00 2019-05-28

Zion Williamson withdraws from USA Basketball training camp The New Orleans Pelicans' No. 1 draft pick will spend the rest of his summer preparing for the start of his first NBA season.       ...
11:56 2019-07-23

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports ba...
01:28 2019-05-31

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball       ...
03:28 2019-07-18

Ex-Oklahoma State basketball coach gets 3 months in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina was sentenced to three months in prison Friday for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers. U.S....
21:56 2019-06-07

UA asst. basketball coach sentenced in bribery scandal NEW YORK – A former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona was sentenced to three months in prison and two years of probation on Thursday for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal. Here’s more from Thursday’...
09:56 2019-06-07

USA Basketball's Jayson Tatum returns to practice USA Basketball forward Jayson Tatum returned to practice Monday, less than a week after spraining his left ankle. He's hopeful to return to play in the tournament's knockout stage. (Sept. 9)       ...
21:14 2019-09-09

NYCFC defeat Revolution in stoppage time Jesus Medina converted a penalty kick in second-half stoppage time as host New York City FC moved into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday at Yankee Stadium....
02:00 2019-09-08

In Zachary Svajda, U.S. Men See a Glimmer of Hope (Even in Defeat) It was a relatively good opening day for young American men at the U.S. Open, where the 16-year-old Svajda had an oversize crowd for his first round match. But cramps ended his Grand Slam debut....
08:14 2019-08-27

Three takeaways from No. 6 LSU's thrilling defeat of No. 9 Texas Joe Burrow had four touchdown passes as No. 6 LSU knocked off No. 9 Texas for a big win on the road to boost their College Football Playoff hopes.       ...
08:56 2019-09-08

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
11:28 2019-06-13

Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home Run The catcher hit his 18th homer and the bullpen threw five and a third scoreless innings, helping give the Yankees their fourth win in their first four games against Boston in the season series....
07:56 2019-06-02

Following the Anthony Joshua defeat how the heavyweight division looks now Anthony Joshua suffered a surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night The post Following the Anthony Joshua defeat how the heavyweight division looks now appeared first on Boxing News....
23:42 2019-06-03

Misfiring Ash Barty out of US Open after straight-set defeat Australian world No 2 falls 6-2, 6-4 to Qiang WangBarty laments ‘tough day at office’ but remains upbeatNo time to dwell, Ashleigh Barty has set her sights on retaining the US Open doubles crown after crashing out of the singles with a fourth-round s...
02:00 2019-09-02

Brodie Van Wagenen admits Mets defeat: ‘They came and got us’ Well, Brodie Van Wagenen did ask for it. The Mets general manager in mid-January infamously challenged the rest of the NL East to “come get us” after a series of offseason acquisitions. Now, just after the All-Star break, Van Wagenen has already admi...
23:42 2019-07-12

Monaco stays up despite final-day defeat at Nice PARIS (AP) — Monaco retained its top-flight status despite losing 2-0 at Riviera rival Nice on the final day of the French league campaign on Friday. Two years after making it to the Champions League semifinals, the Principality team slumped to an 18...
00:01 2019-05-25

Joshua suffers stunning defeat to Ruiz Jr Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion....
08:56 2019-06-02

| Pirates suffer CAF Champions League defeat Orlando Pirates face a tough test in the second leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round tie after suffering a defeat to Green Eagles in Zambia....
20:14 2019-08-10

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent tu...
10:28 2019-06-23

Killing Eve ends the season with both victory and defeat Early in the Killing Eve finale, Hugo jokingly calls Eve “Mrs. Robinson,” and it’s the exact sort of pat joke people have been making about The Graduate for years any time an older woman is involved with a younger man. But the reference turns out to ...
08:56 2019-05-27

Mays, Youngstown State defeat Samford 45-22 Nathan Mays threw for two touchdowns and the defense forced four turnovers to lead Youngstown State to a 45-22 win over Samford in the FCS Kickoff Classic       ...
02:42 2019-08-25

Wawrinka sees positives despite Federer defeat Stan Wawrinka came up just short against Roger Federer in a classic French Open quarter-final on Tuesday but despite his initial disappointment, the 34-year-old knows he is back....
00:14 2019-06-05

Setback for Hertha Berlin in 3-0 defeat to Wolfsburg Hertha Berlin's hopes of a bright new dawn with a fresh coach and new investor had a setback in a 3-0 defeat at home to Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga       ...
23:28 2019-08-25

| Miserable US Open for SA ends with Klaasen defeat A miserable 2019 US Open for SA came to an unexpected end when Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus crashed out of the men's doubles....
00:28 2019-09-01

United's defeat means Solskjaer has solved nothing yet "Manchester United’s defeat at home to Crystal Palace brought back thoughts of last season’s misery under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Alexander Netherton."...
23:28 2019-08-24

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II....
01:56 2019-07-06

Kompany's Anderlecht homecoming ends in defeat "Vincent Kompany\u0027s debut as player-coach of Anderlecht ended in a shock 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Oostende in the Belgian league on Sunday, emphasising the tough task the former Manchester City captain faces in his new managerial role."...
20:56 2019-07-31

Strasburg strikes out 14 as Nationals defeat Marlins 3-1 Stephen Strasburg tossed 7 1/3 shutout innings, Brian Dozier and Matt Adams homered, and the Washington Nationals continued their midseason surge with a 3-1 defeat of the Miami Marlins       ...
04:14 2019-07-04

BJP Not Like Parties That Get Divided After Defeat, Says Amit Shah BJP chief and Home Minister Amit Shah said today that said many parties get divided after facing electoral defeats as they run "on the basis of individuals, family and caste but not the BJP, which has......
20:56 2019-07-06

Second seed Pliskova slides to defeat by Martic Karolina Pliskova's quest for a maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open came to an end on Friday as the second seed lost 6-3 6-3 to Croatia's Petra Martic....
14:00 2019-05-31

Senegal inadvertently do themselves a favour with Algeria defeat "Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has been battling to convince the media and public that his team are not favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations and his players might have inadvertently done the job for him."...
21:14 2019-06-28

Return of the Mack: Tar Heels defeat S. Carolina 24-20 True freshman quarterback Sam Howell threw for 245 yards and two touchdowns, Myles Wolfork had two late fourth quarter interceptions and North Carolina battled back to beat South Carolina 24-20 in Mack Brown's return to the sideline.  ...
03:56 2019-09-01

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom ...
08:42 2019-05-30

| May stares at defeat in final Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Theresa May stared at the prospect of her political career coming to an inglorious end after her final attempt to save her hated Brexit deal was almost universally condemned by parliament....
23:56 2019-05-22

Southgate defends England’s style despite another defeat GUMARAES, Portugal (AP) — Despite another semifinal elimination and another missed chance to end a title drought, England coach Gareth Southgate is not abandoning his team’s new ball-possession style. England lost to the Netherlands 3-1 in extr...
16:28 2019-06-07

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
05:28 2019-05-23

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
09:42 2019-07-19

Audi accused of using four defeat devices in V6 diesel Engine-warming function actually used to manipulate emissions readings The German transport ministry has identified up to four different emission defeat devices in software code used by Audi’s V6 diesel engine, according to separate reports publishe...
13:56 2019-07-01

Even in defeat, New Jersey little league shows what it’s made of After all of the excitement of reaching the Little League World Series, after all of the love he and his teammates received — even from major leaguers — and after two victories had moved his team into the U.S. final four, J.R. Rosado settled into the...
01:14 2019-08-22

Tyson Fury: ‘I’ve never met a challenge I couldn’t defeat’ Otto Wallin is determined to not only make a point but embarrass Tyson Fury in Las Vegas The post Tyson Fury: ‘I’ve never met a challenge I couldn’t defeat’ appeared first on Boxing News....
04:28 2019-09-14

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
08:56 2019-06-14

Kristie Ahn keeps her career alive despite US Open defeat Local girl Kristie Ahn’s U.S. Open run — just two miles from where she was born — came to an end on Monday in the round of 16. But it showed her budding tennis career doesn’t have to. Elise Mertens rolling past Ahn 6-1, 6-1 at Louis Armstrong Stadium...
16:56 2019-09-03

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
08:42 2019-05-30

| Mokwena on Pirates defeat: 'It's been a tough 48 hours' Orlando Pirates interim coach Rhulani Mokwena refuses to blame the sudden departure of head coach Milutin Sredojevic for their shock defeat in the MTN8....
10:28 2019-08-19

Djokovic still favourite but defeat gives rivals hope "Novak Djokovic was all set to cruise into the U.S. Open as hot favourite but a semi-final defeat at the Cincinnati Masters last week has at least given hope to his challengers that the world number one is not invincible."...
10:28 2019-08-22

England all but out of European Under-21 finals after defeat to Romania • Group C: England U21 2-4 Romania U21• Late Florinel Coman double sinks Aidy Boothroyd’s sideOne by one England’s players dropped to the ground in despair on the final whistle in Cesena. The curse of Romania and the European Championships had struck...
21:56 2019-06-21

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
11:14 2019-05-30

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
05:42 2019-08-13

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-long tech boom that made it financially feasible, the team's president said on Monday....
09:28 2019-07-16

Al Attles headed to Basketball Hall of Fame after six decades with Warriors Al Attles has done it all during his 60 years with the Warriors. Now he is among 10 people and two teams that make up the Hall of Fame class of 2019.       ...
20:14 2019-09-06

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the Bluegrass at the Lexington Opera House. Humphries, ...
04:00 2019-06-08

Natalie Halcro Laughs About Her Basketball-Playing First Boyfriend With the Relatively Nat & Liv Cast Natalie Halcro has a type! The fashion-savvy social media influencer--who E! audiences might remember from her time on WAGS--recounts her earliest dating memories in this hilarious......
15:28 2019-05-31

The Bachelorette Surprises Jed With a Basketball Dream Date in Sneak Peek Hannah Brown who? In an exclusive sneak peek of Monday's episode of The Bachelorette, Jed the musician gets a one-on-one date that appears to blow his mind just a little bit. Or a......
15:28 2019-05-31

Four hours from the Raptors’ home, the cradle of basketball also resides in Ontario James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, was born in Almonte, a small town that works hard to honor his legacy while embracing the rise of the Toronto Raptors....
23:56 2019-06-01

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
19:28 2019-05-29

Abysmal New York Basketball Team Wins Draft Lottery Here’s something to make a Knicks fan weep: In January, the New York Liberty threw off the yoke of James Dolan. Tuesday evening, for the first time in franchise history, they secured the first pick in the 2020 WNBA draft....
12:28 2019-09-18

Rick Pitino Has Had It With These Greek Fans Smoking During His Basketball Games Disgraced former Louisville Cardinals basketball coach Rick Pitino has spent the past six months or so coaching in Greece, where he’s finding success leading Panathinaikos in the Greek League. It’s a madcap new life filled with unfamiliar new experie...
01:28 2019-05-31

Wife, daughter of Wisconsin basketball coach killed in car crash The University of Wisconsin said Sunday that the wife and daughter of men’s basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident....
11:42 2019-05-27

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Committee of the Red Cross and two pro American players....
07:56 2019-08-22

Downtown Girls Basketball is a glamorous squad of models, creatives People stop and stare — and often sneak photos during games. But the women of Downtown Girls Basketball are used to it. The all-female team, which is made up of models, artists, filmmakers, gallerists, authors and fashion designers, meets every Tuesd...
18:00 2019-08-18

Wilson! Cast Away basketball washes up on beach after 1,000-mile voyage A basketball launched into the sea from the most remote part of the UK - as a joke inspired by Tom Hanks' film Cast Away - has been found on a beach in Denmark after a 1,000-mile journey....
21:00 2019-07-04

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
17:28 2019-05-21

Why AAC likely won't move quickly to replace UConn in football or basketball With UConn leaving for the Big East in 2020, here's a look at the course of action the AAC is leaning toward and its potential ripple effects.       ...
10:28 2019-06-29

‘Space Jam’ mural turned Brooklyn basketball court into an ‘ice rink’ A Williamsburg basketball court’s new paint job promoting the sequel to the live-action/animated ’90s movie “Space Jam” has made the surface dangerously slippery, dejected b-ballers griped....
08:00 2019-08-18

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Gene Pingatore, the winningest boys’ basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” has died. He was 83. Ronald Hoover, principal a...
04:14 2019-06-28

Drake basketball player charged after accidental shooting seriously injures man Tremell Murphy has been arrested and charged in relation to off-campus shooting of a 19-year-old student. He has been removed from Drake's team.       ...
00:42 2019-09-13

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walter, 38, was fatally shot late Saturday as he left h...
20:42 2019-06-06

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
03:42 2019-09-14

Sports legends honor basketball great John Havlicek BOSTON (AP) — Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek. Former Celtics and Bruins stars gathered at Trinity Church in Boston on Thursday for a memorial service. The Hall of Fame Celtics player died in April at the age of ...
23:00 2019-05-24

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
00:56 2019-05-22

College basketball player in Arkansas says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
23:00 2019-09-05

Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim opens up about fatal car crash Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim opened up about the fatal car crash that left a 51-year-old man dead in upstate New York earlier this year....
16:28 2019-09-12

Tyler Williams says dreadlocks got him booted from college basketball team A college basketball player in Arkansas claims he was kicked off his team because of his dreadlocks, saying he felt “disrespected and devalued” during the first meeting with his new coach. Tyler Williams, a 6-foot guard who was set to be top returnin...
21:56 2019-09-06

Pro Basketball Player Suspended After Drug Test Revealed He Was Pregnant Former Ohio University standout Donell “D.J.” Cooper was trying to catch on with a team overseas when a drug test revealed that he was pregnant....
11:00 2019-08-06

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
02:14 2019-05-30

AP Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Howard has agreed to a five-year deal to take over as coach of his alma mater. The person spoke on condition of ...
00:56 2019-05-23

A requiem for Warriors basketball in Oakland, on the canvasses of East Bay artists The East Bay art scene captured the Warriors' many highs and lows over 47 years at Oakland’s Oracle Arena. As the team leaves for San Francisco, these artists are pouring their feelings into their work....
14:00 2019-06-13

Ex-BC women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese ‘fighting for her life’ Former Boston College women’s basketball coach Cathy Inglese is “fighting for her life” after suffering a traumatic brain injury during an accidental fall this week, according to friends and family. “I am asking all family, friends ...
08:14 2019-07-19

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
17:28 2019-06-19

Catalina Foothills alum earns scholarship with Stanford basketball PALO ALTO, Calif.  – Former Catalina Foothills High School standout Sam Beskind has earned a scholarship on the Stanford basketball team. Here’s more from our Tuesday sportscast: ...
08:56 2019-08-28

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery’s staff. Taylor, who spent three years as the director of basketball operations in Iowa City from 2014-16, will repl...
19:28 2019-05-22

College Basketball Player Says Coach Kicked Him Off Team Because Of His Dreadlocks Tyler Williams was a guard on the D-II University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Lions men’s basketball team as recently as last month, and he was set to come back for his senior season as the program’s leading returning scorer until he was abruptly dismisse...
21:56 2019-09-05

Several Minutes Of Horrendous Basketball Result In Warriors Surviving Game 5 Game 5 was anything but pretty. The first half was defined by Kevin Durant’s triumphant return, and then Kevin Durant’s disastrous re-injury. The second half was defined by one transcendent three-minute stretch from Kawhi Leonard, and then three minu...
06:42 2019-06-11

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
02:42 2019-06-21

Kobe Bryant has the most savage breakdown of daughter’s basketball team Kobe Bryant still takes basketball seriously. Appearing with his daughter’s AAU team on Instagram, the Lakers legend commended six girls in the picture for working out with him, then seemingly called out another player for opting to participate...
20:42 2019-09-12

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish A...
19:14 2019-05-21

Former Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum hospitalized after stroke Former Louisville coach Denny Crum was hospitalized this week after a stroke. He previously suffered a stroke in 2017.        ...
03:00 2019-05-22

Teen calls out LeBron James in epic basketball battle It’s late May, and LeBron James is playoff-less. So this will have to suffice. The King found himself head-to-head with a teenager in an impromptu 3-point competition over the weekend, while watching his oldest son “Bronny” take par...
01:14 2019-05-28

Arkansas college basketball player says coach dismissed him because of his dreadlocks Tyler Williams, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith's second-leading scorer last season, has since transferred to another school. The university is investigating the allegation of racism....
18:42 2019-09-05

Michigan State clears ex-basketball players in rape case EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says three former men’s basketball players have been cleared of wrongdoing in connection with allegations they sexually assaulted a female student in 2015. Spokeswoman Emily Guerrant told the...
17:56 2019-06-29

'Some days I hate the NBA': Kevin Durant reflects on relationship with basketball 10-time All Star says end of time with Thunder was painful30-year-old says business side of game is wearingKevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best – and most polarizing – players has spoken about his ambivalent feelings towards the league.The 30-year-old...
22:00 2019-09-10

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
15:56 2019-07-11

Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie dead after drowning Binghamton basketball player Calistus Anyichie died at 19 after an accident that led to his drowning at Buttermilk Falls State Park on Sunday. “There is no blueprint for how to deal with such a painful loss,” Binghamton coach Tommy Dempse...
03:00 2019-07-16

Romine's blast helps Yankees defeat Diamondbacks Austin Romine hit a go-ahead two-run homer with two outs in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium....
04:14 2019-08-01

| British PM to call election for Oct 14 if MPs defeat him on Brexit: official British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a general election to be held on October 14 if he is defeated in a parliamentary vote on his Brexit strategy to be held on Tuesday, a senior government official said on Monday....
23:14 2019-09-02

Marc Marquez: Nobody will remember my Austria MotoGP defeat MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes "nobody will remember" his last-corner Austrian Grand Prix defeat to Andrea Dovizioso if he goes on to secure the 2019 riders' title...
02:00 2019-08-13

| Pacquiao rolls back the years to defeat Thurman Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao has rolled back the years with a vintage display to defeat reigning WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman by split decision....
09:42 2019-07-21

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
08:14 2019-06-03

Defeat could yet prove excellent for Tottenham – if Pochettino stays "Mauricio Pochettino hinted at leaving Tottenham if they won the Champions League. So was defeat actually a good thing for the club’s long-term ambitions, asks Ben Snowball?"...
00:14 2019-06-03

"Sachin Pilot Should Take Responsibility": Ashok Gehlot On Son's Defeat Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has, for the first time, openly said his deputy Sachin Pilot should take responsibility for his son's defeat in the national election, in which the Congress......
07:42 2019-06-04

| Osaka defeat opens door to No 1 for Barty in Birmingham World number one Naomi Osaka's defeat to Yulia Putintseva at the Birmingham Classic has handed Ashleigh Barty the chance to end the week on top of the rankings....
19:14 2019-06-20

"Terror Cannot Defeat Spirit Of Sri Lanka," Says PM In Colombo: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who landed in Sri Lankan capital Colombo this morning, made an unscheduled stop at one of the churches hit during the Easter Sunday terror attacks. "Cowardly acts of......
13:56 2019-06-09

MPs defeat motion seeking to block no-deal Brexit Result is boost for would-be Tory leaders hoping to force UK’s exit from EU by 31 OctoberPolitics live – latest updatesConservative leadership candidates including Boris Johnson hoping to force through a “deal or no deal” Brexit in October have been ...
20:42 2019-06-12

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
04:42 2019-05-23

Mexico hand sluggish USA heavy defeat in friendly International friendly: USA 0-3 MexicoLate goals seal comfortable victory for El Tri over old rivalsJavier Hernández scored after US newcomer Sergiño Dest was nutmegged in the 21st minute, Érick Gutiérrez and Uriel Antuna added late goals and Mexico ...
08:14 2019-09-07

Facebook’s ‘superhuman’ AI becomes first to defeat pros in six-player poker An artificial intelligence bot developed by Facebook defeated professionals in six-player Hold'em, marking the first time AI has beaten human experts in a complex game with more than two players or teams....
21:42 2019-07-12

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to continue as its chief over the......
09:28 2019-05-30

| England must learn from painful Dutch defeat - Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate promised his side would learn from an error-strewn performance as the Netherlands progressed to the Nations League final....
08:42 2019-06-07

Southgate defends England's style despite another defeat Gareth Southgate is not abandoning England's new ball-possession style despite another semifinal elimination and another missed chance to end a title drought        ...
15:56 2019-06-07

How to defeat the disease that killed half the people who ever lived Malaria is humanity's greatest scourge. But genetic technologies that threaten to send mosquitoes extinct are problematic, and no substitute for practical action now...
19:42 2019-08-26

‘I had no time for emotions’: Halep on her fearless defeat of Williams The Romanian took less than an hour to demolish the seven-times Wimbledon champion. But we shouldn’t write off Williams just yetLast month, Simona Halep was asked what she thought when the word “grass” came up. She replied: “Picnics.” Now the 27-year...
22:28 2019-07-13

QBs Rudolph, Allen impress; Panthers defeat Steelers 25-19 Mason Rudolph and Kyle Allen turned in solid efforts and appeared to solidify their No. 2 quarterback roles in the Carolina Panthers' 25-19 preseason win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night       ...
06:14 2019-08-30

Solskjaer bemoans wasteful United after Palace defeat "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer blamed poor general finishing rather than his side\u0027s continued penalty issues for Manchester United\u0027s 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace."...
21:28 2019-08-24

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
19:14 2019-05-24

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left...
04:28 2019-05-23

Mayawati Blames EVM Manipulation After Crushing Poll Defeat Mayawati, who conveyed he desire to be the country's next Prime Minister to a leader from south India on Wednesday, has blamed manipulation of Electronic Voting Machines for her crushing defeat in the......
00:56 2019-05-24

Austrian fifth seed Thiem suffers Querrey defeat The exodus of men's seeds continued at Wimbledon on Tuesday as Austrian Dominic Thiem exited in the first round for the third time in six visits, beaten by American Sam Querrey....
18:56 2019-07-02

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai...
13:14 2019-05-31

Falcons score late, hang on to defeat Eagles Matt Ryan connected with Julio Jones for a 54-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-3 with 2:10 left in the game, and the Atlanta Falcons rallied for a 24-20 home win over the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night....
11:28 2019-09-16

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after the Queen gave her royal thumbs up to a law that w...
08:00 2019-09-10

Delle Donne scores 21, Mystics defeat Dream 89-73 ATLANTA (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored eight of her 21 points in a game-changing 14-0 run to start the second half and the Washington Mystics rolled to an 89-73 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday. Kristi Toliver and reserve Tianna Hawkins added 17...
21:42 2019-06-23

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu slams Erdogan's AKP after Istanbul defeat A former Turkish prime minister and close ally of President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday harshly criticized the ruling AK Party after a stinging electoral defeat in Istanbul last week that was widely seen as ominous for Erdogan at national level....
17:42 2019-06-30

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
16:56 2019-06-23

The Latest: Denmark leader concedes defeat in elections Denmark’s center-right prime minister has conceded defeat in general elections where results show left-leaning parties making large gains that will likely put the Social Democrats back in power after four years in opposition...
00:28 2019-06-06

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have g...
03:28 2019-06-09

Zverev tumbles out of Halle quarters after defeat by Goffin World number four Alexander Zverev's quest for a first title at the Halle Open came to a grinding halt as the two-times runner-up was stunned 3-6 6-1 7-6(3) by David Goffin in the quarter-finals on Friday....
19:42 2019-06-21

Man Files Petition To Ban Pak Cricket Team After Defeat To India A dejected Pakistani fan has filed a petition in the Gujranwala Civil Court against Pakistan's cricket team, seeking a ban on the squad as well as the sacking of the selection committee following the......
22:14 2019-06-18

Alli blow for Tottenham as he misses Inter defeat "Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli looks certain to miss the start of the Premier League season after a hamstring injury ruled him out of his side\u0027s penalty shootout defeat by Inter Milan in their final pre-season friendly on Sunday."...
20:42 2019-08-04

Johnson to trigger vote for election after Commons defeat Boris Johnson will attempt to trigger a general election today after MPs - including 21 rebels from within his own party - inflicted a stinging defeat on him....
07:00 2019-09-04

"Accept Defeat With Grace," BJP Tells "Demoralised" Opposition The BJP Tuesday condemned opposition parties for questioning the credibility of Electronic Voting Machines and asked them to accept their defeat with grace if the people vote Prime Minister Narendra......
00:28 2019-05-22

My Strange Year In A Strictly-Regimented Day Of Defeat Troop As I was growing up, I hated sports. When I was nine, I quit football after two weeks to my dad’s disappointment. By the time I got to high school, I wasn’t playing any sports or in any clubs. I was a happy person with dear friends, but I had never b...
03:14 2019-05-24

Kyrgios still wrestling with his tennis soul after Nadal defeat "Timothy Gallwey\u0027s million-selling \"Inner Game of Tennis\" was published 21 years before Nick Kyrgios was born but the author must be sorely tempted to knock out yet another edition with a special chapter devoted to the maverick Australian."...
23:56 2019-07-04

Tottenham prove they are no pushovers despite Chelsea defeat - FA WSL news Tottenham proved they will be no pushovers in the FA Women's Super League this season after an impressive debut against three time champions Chelsea....
14:00 2019-09-09

Federer eyes Open, shuts out Wimbledon defeat Roger Federer has gotten past the frustration of losing to Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, and he is looking forward to challenging for a US Open title that has eluded him since 2008....
21:28 2019-08-23

United defeat Milan on penalties in International Champions Cup "Principality Stadium, International Champions Cup - Manchester United (Rashford 14\u0027 Lingard 72\u0027) AC Milan 2 (Suso 26\u0027 Lindelof o.g. 60\u0027) Manchester United win 5-4 on penalties"...
23:14 2019-08-03

Allegri's reign with champions Juventus ends in defeat "Massimiliano Allegri\u0027s five-year reign as Juventus coach ended in defeat on Sunday as late goals from Gregoire Defrel and Gianluca Caprari gave mid-table Sampdoria a 2-0 win over the Serie A champions in their last game of the season."...
23:42 2019-05-26

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night....
17:28 2019-05-21

Johnson set for another Commons defeat as Labour snub election - for now Boris Johnson will attempt to trigger a general election today after MPs - including 21 rebels from within his own party - inflicted a stinging defeat on him....
13:56 2019-09-04

England’s Pakistan defeat was no car crash for us, says Chris Woakes • England all-rounder plays down defeat at Trent Bridge• Roy and Archer docked 15% of match feesChris Woakes insisted England did not suffer a car crash against Pakistan after the 14-run defeat that proved an early World Cup setback and left two play...
01:28 2019-06-05

RJ Hampton, star basketball prospect, stunningly picks New Zealand over NCAA He had offers from Duke, Kansas and Kentucky. He’s choosing … to disrupt the system. RJ Hampton, whom ESPN has ranked as the No. 5 prospect in the high school class of 2019, is forgoing college basketball to sign with the New Zealand Brea...
18:56 2019-05-28

Syracuse women’s basketball star Tiana Mangakahia has breast cancer Syracuse guard Tiana Mangakahia has been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer, she announced in a release on Monday. Mangakahia will begin chemotherapy on Friday and undergo surgery after her treatment. She was diagnosed on June 18. “I know this will...
00:00 2019-07-03

USA Basketball falls to Serbia, endures worst major tournament finish The United States lost against Serbia on Thursday, meaning it can finish no higher than seventh at the FIBA World Cup. Previous worst was 6th in 2002.       ...
17:56 2019-09-12