News, currency prices, sports news, art news, world news
Browsing Category

Sport

White shirt means danger but Brazil opt to take the risk

Brazil wore white when they lost the final match of the 1950 World Cup to Uruguay and when they were beaten by Paraguay in the final of the 1953 South American championship, the forerunner to the Copa America. The reverses prompted the…

Inter maintain 100% home record with 3-1 win over Bahia

Fernandao took advantage of poor defending to get one back for the visitors with 12 minutes remaining but Andres D’Alessandro restored Inter’s two-goal cushion three minutes later. The home victory, Inter’s fifth straight, leaves them…

Iheanacho dropped by Nigeria for Cup of Nations

Nigeria have been drawn to play in Group B against Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi, who they play first in Alexandria on June 22. Squad: Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United), Francis Uzoho…

As final battle closes in, data makes way for emotion

Both teams in Saturday’s Champions League final, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, have travelled to Madrid with their armies of analysts and their laptops packed with data. Yet in the final 24 hours before kickoff, the long-since…

Dimitrov outlasts Cilic in heavyweight clash

The former world number three, unseeded this year at Roland Garros after falling to 46th in the rankings, produced a gutsy display laced with pure shot-making to win 6-7 6-4 4-6 7-6 6-3. Dimitrov moved 5-2 ahead in the decider with two…

U.S. Women’s Open winner will earn $1 million

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced the amount at the Country Club of Charleston on Tuesday, revealing a total purse of $5.5 million, up $500,000 from last year. That is less than half the record $12.5 million on offer at…