• Soccer Football - International Friendly - Russia vs Argentina - Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia - November 11, 2017 Argentina’s Lionel Messi gestures REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
    Argentina, Belgium, and Spain name Fifa World Cup squads

    More teams have been naming their preliminary or final rosters for the Fifa World Cup in Russia next month. Argentina, Belgium, and Spain have all released their squad lists and this is who made the cut… Argentina Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano lead Argentina’s star-studded World Cup squad announced today. Jorge Sampaoli’s team only barely

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: Yuki Kawauchi of Japan competes in the Men's Marathon during day three of the 16th IAAF World Athletics Championships London 2017 at The London Stadium on August 6, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF)
    Boston Marathon champ Kawauchi breaks local 71 km record

    Remember Yuki Kawauchi? The Japanese long-distance runner was the unexpected winner of the Boston Marathon earlier this year. He beat world champion Geoffrey Kirui to do so. And he’s still an amateur — he works as a high-school administrator. So what next for someone who’s just produced such a shock win? A 71 km ultra-marathon

  • From a rising cycle star to a snowboard prodigy: Things you might have missed over the weekend

    It was another packed weekend in the wonderful world of sport, with seasons and careers ending in football, Rafa Nadal reclaiming the world number 1 tennis ranking, and action on the golf tours hitting the headlines and backpages around the world… but here are several other stories you might have missed: 1. Cycling: A new

  • Sweden
    Sweden savour shootout success over Switzerland

    A familiar feeling for Sweden’s Tre Kronor ice hockey team. They are crowned world champions again after another nail-biting victory sealed in a shoot-out. Last year, they pipped Canada to the title. This time, they ended the dream of Switzerland in the final. Relief and happiness Filip Forsberg scored the decisive goal in the shootout,

  • COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - MAY 19: The team of Sweden celebrate victory over the United States after the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Semi Final game between Sweden and USA at Royal Arena on May 19, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
    Going for gold again: Undefeated Sweden aim for IIHF World Championship double

    Sweden’s ice hockey world title defence goes on! Tre Kronor (Three Crowns) are just one game away from winning back-to-back men’s world championships after a resounding 6–0 win over USA in Copenhagen. The Swedes were the only team to make it out of the group stage unbeaten. And they’ve continued that run in the playoffs, having

  • The sports to watch this weekend

    1. Swimming – USA Pro Swim Series, Indianapolis Katie Ledecky is absolutely tearing it up in her first meet since turning professional. No matter the month, it’s always fun to drop that World Record splash! Looking forward to more fast racing this week in Indy @USASwimming @stanfordwswim pic.twitter.com/vuWQeszt63 — Katie Ledecky (@katieledecky) May 17, 2018

  • Hamilton
    This has to be the best golf ball marker of all time

    US Olympic curling champion Matt Hamilton has pulled off an all-time move on the golf course. Wearing an outfit that would have brought approving nods from the men’s Norwegian Curling team (it’s LOUD), Hamilton took part in the BMW Charity Pro-am event in South Carolina. After a nice approach shot to the green, the curler

  • Details about revamped Davis Cup revealed

    The Davis Cup will never be the same. David Haggerty, president of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), has revealed more details about the massive shake-up of the traditional team event. It will see the formation of an 18-nation World Cup of Tennis finals played in one location, starting in November 2019. But at least in

  • eSports takes another step towards mainstream

    The eSports phenomenon is gaining momentum. It is set to be included in the 2022 Asian Games programme in China. The Olympic Council of Asia’s (OCA) decision to select gaming for the IOC-recognised event presents a huge opportunity for eSports to further expand its popularity on the world’s largest continent. It will also feature as a demonstration

  • Ledecky smashes 1500m free world record on pro debut

    Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky shattered her own 1500m freestyle world record in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Ledecky was swimming for the first time as a professional after forgoing her final two-years of amateur eligibility at Stanford University. And she announced herself in the pro ranks in spectacular fashion, smashing her previous best by five seconds!!!