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Portugal's Cancelo tests positive for virus, Dalot replaces him

Portugal defender Joao Cancelo on Sunday was removed from the national team squad over a positive coronavirus test result, the Portuguese football body said. "Diogo Dalot replaces Joao Cancelo. The AC Milan player will replace Joao Cancelo, who tested positive for Covid-19 following a rapid antig


Unseeded Krejcikova wins maiden Grand Slam title in Paris

Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open on Saturday, beating Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to become the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros before dedicating her victory to former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna who died four year


Adesanya back to his best in UFC 263 win over Vettori

 Israel Adesanya was back to his brilliant best Saturday, defeating challenger Marvin Vettori with a show of superior striking and defending his middleweight title at UFC 263 in Glendale, Arizona.It was a masterful return to form for the New Zealander on a wild night at the Gila River Arena t


Clippers beat Jazz in Game 3 of NBA series, cut deficit to 2-1

Kawhi Leonard had 34 points and 12 rebounds, Paul George added 31 points and the Los Angeles Clippers got back into their second-round series against the Utah Jazz with a 132-106 victory in Game 3 on Saturday night.Leonard and George each scored at least 30 in the same playoff game for the second


Djokovic beats Nadal in French Open classic

Novak Djokovic came from a set down in a spellbinding French Open semifinal to inflict only a third ever defeat on the Parisian clay for Rafa Nadal, moving through 3-6 6-3 7-6(4) 6-2 in front of raucous crowd on Friday.Nadal, bidding for a record-extending 14th French Open title, won the first fiv


Italy convincing in 3-0 win over Turkey to open Euro 2020

Italy waited a long time for this European Championship to start and then showed Friday just how eager the team was to play the tournament opener.After humiliatingly failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Italy was already back on track with a perfect qualifying campaign of 10 wins in 10 match


Embiid, 76ers beat Hawks 127-111 to take 2-1 lead in NBA series

Joel Embiid scored 27 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rode a dominant third quarter to a 127-111 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Embiid, playing with a cartilage tear in his right knee, added nine rebounds, eight assists an


Euro 2020: Luis Enrique and Spain happy to wait for Sergio Busquets to recover

Spain manager Luis Enrique has ruled out the possibility of replacing Sergio Busquets in his Euro 2020 squad, insisting he will give his captain as much time as he needs to recover from Covid-19. Barcelona midfielder Busquets tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday, resulting in the re


Suns scorch Nuggets for 2-0 NBA series lead

 Chris Paul scored 17 points and handed out 15 assists Wednesday to propel the Phoenix Suns to a crushing 123-98 victory over Denver and a 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series.Veteran point guard Paul was the keystone of the Suns’ dominant victory, pulling down five rebounds and finishi


Unseeded Krejcikova, Pavlyuchenkova reach French Open final

The ball landing at Barbora Krejcikova’s feet on match point appeared to come down behind the baseline.The linesman thought so and called the shot long. A TV replay confirmed as much, and the unseeded Krejcikova was so sure she raised her arms in triumph to celebrate a berth in her first Gra


Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores international goal 104 to edge closer to Ali Daei record

Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes were both on the score-sheet as European champions Portugal blew Israel away 4-0 in their final warm up before Euro 2020. Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo also dazzled as Portugal controlled the match at an empty Jose Alvalade Stadium from start to finis


Police unveil hooligan-busting Euro 2020 hub

Fewer hooligans will travel to Euro 2020 because of Covid restrictions but they will be more difficult to trace, European police warned Thursday as they unveiled a special operations hub in the Netherlands.Officers from each of the 24 nations playing in the tournament across 11 countries will spen


Wolves appoint former Benfica manager Bruno Lage as new coach

Wolves have named former Benfica manager Bruno Lage as their new coach following Nuno Espirito Santo's departure. Lage was in charge of Benfica's youth team for eight years before moving to Sheffield Wednesday and then Swansea City as assistant to Carlos Carvalhal.   The 45-year-old was ap


Spain's Euro 2020 plans take another blow as Diego Llorente joins Sergio Busquets on Covid-19 positive list

Spain's plans for Euro 2020 have been thrown into more turmoil after Leeds United defender Diego Llorente tested positive for Covid-19. Captain Sergio Busquets had already tested positive on Sunday which forced manager Luis Enrique to name a team made up of under-21 players for Tuesday'


Shake Milton saves Sixers as Philly evens series with Hawks

Shake Milton — yes, Shake Milton, with a little help from Joel Embiid — saved Philadelphia’s season.Embiid had 40 points and 13 rebounds and Milton buried a 32-footer and scored 14 points in an electrifying stretch off the bench to lead the 76ers past the Atlanta Hawks 118-102 in


Spain call up five players to train in parallel bubble as precaution after Sergio Busquets's positive Covid-19 test

Spain have called up five players to take part in a parallel training bubble following captain Sergio Busquets's positive Covid-19 test, the team said on Monday. Spain later confirmed that the other squad members and backroom staff had all tested negative and trained individually earlier in


Surprise package Tamara Zidansek makes history for Slovenia at French Open

Tamara Zidansek became the first Slovenian woman to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam after beating Paula Badosa at the French Open on Tuesday. The unseeded tournament surprise package, who had previously not gone beyond the second round at a major, battled to an enthralling 7-5, 4-6, 8-6 win


Barcelona's Sergio Busquets leaves Spain training camp after positive Covid-19 test

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets left Spain's pre-Euro 2020 training camp on Sunday after testing positive for Covid-19, the country's football federation (RFEF) announced. Spain captain Busquets, 32, tested positive earlier on Sunday, the RFEF said in a statement, and those who were in close




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