Neymar delighted for Gabriel Jesus after 'unfair criticism' at World Cup

'I was much happier that he scored a goal than if I had five': Neymar delighted for under-fire Gabriel Jesus after 'unfair criticism' at World CupGabriel...

Halep secures second year-end No. 1 ranking

FILE PHOTO: Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates with the French Open trophy at Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 9, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File PhotoSimona Halep has secured the year-end number one ranking in the WTA standings for the second...

Team Leadway Assurance shines as top juniors record upset wins

Team Civil Defence Win NCC Tennis League Cup 2017Team Leadway Assurance led by Babalola Abdulmumin and Clifford Enosorogbe, two active former national champions, brushed aside the challenge of Team Next Gen to win their first point in the NCC Tennis League...

Darran O’Sullivan Retires From Inter County Football

2009 All-Ireland winning Kerry captain Darran O’Sullivan has retired from Inter County football.The Glenbeigh Glencar forward leaves the Kingdom set-up after 14 years, during which time he won 4 All-Ireland titles, 10 Munster crowns and 3 Leagues.He is...

PSG keeper Alphonse Areola becomes first man in 36 years to win a World...

FRENCH goalkeeper Alphonse Areola became the first World Cup winner in 36 years to claim a medal despite never being capped. France’s third-choice keeper stepped off the team plane in Paris with the gold dangling round his neck after...

France kicks aside Croatia to claim second World Cup crown

Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager...

Laurent Koscielny wanted France to lose at the World Cup as he struggled with...

LAURENT KOSCIELNY has spoken out about missing France's World Cup triumph through injury and revealed that at times he wanted them to lose. The Arsenal centre-back, who retired from international football on Sunday, was sidelined for the tournament after...

World Cup: Jubilation, heartbreak for Vancouver fans as France clinches 2nd title

More than 200 France supporters packed into The American bar on Vancouver’s Main Street, which was hosting the ultimate party for fans of Les Bleus.As the team scored one goal after another on Sunday...

World Cup winners France ran less than 27 other teams in Russia

France let their opponents do the hard work on their way to winning the World Cup, running less than most teams and enjoying less than 50 per cent possession throughout the tournament, a FIFA technical report has revealed.The...

Is Jimmy Butler Right or Wrong for Antics?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler is fed up and ready to go. The four-time NBA all-star has made his demands to be traded public since the start of the offseason....