rss

Author Archive for Guardian sport and agencies

0

Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament

Igors Rausis, 58, caught cheating during Strasbourg OpenGrandmaster says he’s retired after confessing in statementThe International Chess Federation says it has suspended a player at a tournament in France after the man was “caught red-handed using hi…

0

Bologna head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic diagnosed with ‘acute leukaemia’

50-year-old will begin treatment but continue working‘I know I will defeat it,’ Mihajlovic tells press conferenceSinisa Mihajlovic announced that he has leukaemia in a press conference on Saturday, but has said he will continue working as Bologna’s hea…

0

USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

0

USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

0

Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final

• Gabriel Jesus scores and is sent off in 3-1 victory• Everton and Richarlison cancel out Guerrero’s openerBrazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as the hosts beat Peru 3-1to win the Copa América for th…

0

Michel Platini was ‘hurt’ by detention and Qatar World Cup questioning

‘It hurts for everything I can think of, everything I’ve done’Platini released and lawyer says his client is innocent The former Uefa president, Michel Platini, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding…

0

Real Madrid make Lyon’s Ferland Mendy their third summer signing

• Left-back moves to the Bernabéu for £42.7m• Atlético expect Antoine Griezmann to move to BarcelonaReal Madrid have signed the Lyon left-back Ferland Mendy, making the defender the third summer addition to their squad.While across the city, Atlético c…

0

Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz

Video indicates new level of sophistication in attack on OrtizEx-Red Sox slugger was shot on Sunday in Dominican RepublicDominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was c…

0

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespecting national football team at airport

Players say they were searched and held for over three hoursTurkey captain has dishwashing brush thrust towards himTurkey has accused Icelandic officials of showing disrespect to its national team after players said they were kept waiting at passport c…

0

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: state lawsuit against footballer dropped

Woman has alleged star assaulted her in Las Vegas hotel roomLas Vegas police say their investigation are still openState case has been dropped so it can be refiled, says reportA lawsuit filed last September in a Nevada court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo …

0

Anthony Joshua denies claims he had panic attack before Andy Ruiz Jr fight

Boxer also says he was not suffering from food poisoningJoshua to stick with trainer Rob McCrackenAnthony Joshua has denied he had a panic attack or was suffering from food poisoning before his shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr but has said he will continue t…

0

Australia launches 2023 Women’s World Cup bid with hopes high for France 2019

Successful bid will inspire new generation, says FFAFFA are quietly confident of a deep run in FranceAustralia’s bid to host the Women’s World Cup was officially launched on Tuesday, with FFA chief executive David Gallop saying he was confident the Mat…

0

Israel Folau opts not to appeal Rugby Australia sacking

Former Wallabies star fails to meet Monday’s deadline Four-year, $4m contract officially terminatedIsrael Folau has decided not to appeal against Rugby Australia’s decision to tear up his four-year, $4m contract for his recent social media posts, but a…

0

Matildas’ Ante Milicic to coach new A-League side Macarthur FC

Expansion club to enter competition in 2020-21New club’s logo and colours unveiled alongside MilicicLess than a week after signing an extension to his Matildas contract, Ante Milicic has been unveiled as the inaugural coach of A-League expansion club M…

0

Matildas’ Ante Milicic to coach new A-League side Macarthur FC

Expansion club to enter competition in 2020-21New club’s logo and colours unveiled alongside MilicicLess than a week after signing an extension to his Matildas contract, Ante Milicic has been unveiled as the inaugural coach of A-League expansion club M…

0

Julian Williams stuns Jarrett Hurd for unified junior middleweight title

Williams outpoints previously unbeaten Hurd for 154lb titlesHurd suffers first knockdown of career in first professional lossJulian Williams sprung a shocking upset of the previously unbeaten Jarrett Hurd to capture the WBA and IBF junior middleweight …

0

Vladimir Putin scores at least eight goals in hockey exhibition, then falls on face

Putin takes spill after scoring eight (or 10) goals in Friday gamePresident was playing in annual exhibition with ex-NHL starsRussian president Vladimir Putin scored at least eight goals in an exhibition ice hockey game with former National Hockey Leag…

0

NRL star Dylan Walker found not guilty of assaulting his partner

Manly centre set to return for Sea Eagles next week‘I touched her shoulder, she fell to the ground’The NRL star Dylan Walker has been found not guilty of domestic violence charges after the magistrate presiding over the case said she was not satisfied …

0

David Warner fires as he and Steve Smith make unofficial return to Australian side

Warner overcomes nervous start to make 39Smith hits 22 after pulling off acrobatic catch in fieldAllan Border Field on Monday played host to a familiar sight, if one not seen for over a year, as Steve Smith and David Warner were both warmly welcomed ba…

0

Championship roundup: Norwich take title, Boro and Bristol City miss play-offs

• Leeds United take third despite losing to bottom club Ipswich• Middlesbrough win and Bristol City draw but both miss top sixNorwich City have won the Championship title after winning 2-1 away at Aston Villa, while rivals Sheffield United were held to…