• Missing CWG athletes resurface, want asylum in Australia
Missing CWG athletes resurface, want asylum in Australia

Cameroon weightlifter Olivier Matam went missing during the Commonwealth Games . Government authorities have consistently stressed none of those missing had breached their visas by leaving the Games village but all were urged to depart before their visas expire on May 15.

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  • Queensland legend Cameron Smith reportedly set to retire from representative duties
Queensland legend Cameron Smith reportedly set to retire from representative duties

Smith's retirement from representative rugby league leaves a big void for Queensland selectors at hooker and in the team leadership with the Origin series starting June 6. "Not only did they make me a better footballer and a better captain but a better person overall as well", he said. But he paid tribute to Smith, who he described as an outstand...

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  • Joe Hart to be dropped from England's World Cup squad
Joe Hart to be dropped from England's World Cup squad

Southgate has been deliberating on whether to take Hart to Russian Federation for his experience but has seemingly decided against it. If the snub is confirmed, it surely spells the end for the 31-year-old's global career - a sad fall for a player who went into the last World Cup in Brazil as England's undisputed first-choice goalkeeper .

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  • Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi faces lawsuit, denies he shoved mansion owner
Philadelphia Eagles RB Jay Ajayi faces lawsuit, denies he shoved mansion owner

A representative for Ajayi denied the claims to TMZ . National Football League star Jay Ajayi shoved the owner of a fancy L.A. mansion who charged the Eagles running back $25k in damages for trashing the place. The 24-year-old Ajayi was acquired by the Eagles in a trade with the Dolphins around mid-season last year, and joined the Eagles with ...

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  • Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad
Hero Gotze Misses Out On Germany's World Cup Squad

Defending Champions of FIFA World Cup, Germany has announced its 27-man provisional squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup which will be played in Russian Federation. Ozil is in the squad despite suffering from a back injury while Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has also been called up even though he is now sidelined by a groin injury.

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  • Eli Manning's memorabilia fraud trial delayed
Eli Manning's memorabilia fraud trial delayed

Somewhat surprisingly, the case did not reach a settlement out of court, so now proceedings are beginning. Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants waves to the crowd as he runs off the field after a game against the Washington Redskins on December 31, 2017 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

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  • Deal to purchase Carolina Panthers expected to be signed on Tuesday
Deal to purchase Carolina Panthers expected to be signed on Tuesday

It was reported on May 11 that Tepper was the favorite in the bidding process over SC financier Ben Navarro. Over the next 48 hours, Richardson declared his intention to sell the Panthers , removed himself from operational control and elevated Tina Becker, who had been executive director of the owner's office, to chief operating officer.

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  • Paolo Guerrero suspension upheld and extended
Paolo Guerrero suspension upheld and extended

CAS said Guerrero's ban will now total 14 months and not expire until January. The global governing body of soccer Federation Internationale de Football Association lowered the embargo by half, six months, but the World Anti-Doping Agency filed a petition before the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport to increase the punishment to be...

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  • Nuggets hoping for a lot of luck at National Basketball Association draft lottery
Nuggets hoping for a lot of luck at National Basketball Association draft lottery

We've picked around there three of the last four years. "But I think it's going to be motivational for us". 2 ... consecutive years the Cavaliers earned the first overall pick via the draft lottery (2013, 2014). "We did this year what we felt was in the long-term best interest of the Bulls", Chicago vice-president of basketball operations John Pa...

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  • European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties
European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties

Corcoran stopped the initial effort, but was booked by Czech referee Zbynek Proske, who then demanded a retake of the penalty. Ireland had equalised through Tottenham's Troy Parrott following Liam van Gelderen's opener, sending the game to penalties.

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  • Pele 'so sad' as Alves misses World Cup
Pele 'so sad' as Alves misses World Cup

Shakhtar surprises . Of the European-based players, the only surprises were the inclusion of the Shakhtar Donetsk pair Fred and Taison . He is joined by Paris Saint-Germain teammates Marquinhos and Thiago Silva , while obvious choices such as Marcelo, Filipe Luis and Philippe Coutinho headline the roster too.

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  • Former Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk arrested for disorderly conduct
Former Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk arrested for disorderly conduct

According to Scottsdale Police: "The suspects were intoxicated and leaving the WMPO". BC-FBN-Cardinals-Kirk, 148Cardinals aware of Christian Kirk arrest before draftEds: APNewsNow. The Arizona Cardinals selected WR/KR Christian Kirk in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft , and he's getting some serious rookie of the year buzz.

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  • British amateur rugby player dies on Clem's Pirates tour of Sri Lanka
British amateur rugby player dies on Clem's Pirates tour of Sri Lanka

The other player who is in a critical state has been identified as 27-year-old Bett Thomas Reid. A statement on Durham City RFC's website read: "The Club is now in a position to confirm the names of the two members of the touring party that received medical attention in Sri Lanka".

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  • Jon Jones vs. Chuck Liddell? Please, No!
Jon Jones vs. Chuck Liddell? Please, No!

The "Iceman" seems legitimate in his statement that he will fight again in the MMA world. Liddell would be coming back to MMA under Golden Boy Promotions, headed by Oscar De La Hoya. Am I going to do all of this and not fight?' Oh no, we had to have somebody backing up, and if it doesn't work out with him, I'm [still] going to give it a shot.

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  • Jets Look To Extend Series Lead Over Golden Knights
Jets Look To Extend Series Lead Over Golden Knights

Game 5 in the National Hockey League playoff series between the Jets and the Knights will take place Sunday at Bell MTS Place at 3 p.m., if needed. Here's how to watch Jets vs. "The bigger the game, the better he plays". "Guys that got a chance, they ran with it and did the best they could". He has scored 25.5 per cent of the Jets' post-season ...

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  • Hue Jackson to jump into Lake Erie on June 1
Hue Jackson to jump into Lake Erie on June 1

Unfortunately, the general public won't be able to join Jackson, as the jump will be limited to club employees and be done in a private location. Ideally, several member of the organization will go in with him. They went 0-16, of course, and Jackson vowed that he wouldn't backpedal on the backstroke. In conjunction with the Salvation Army, they're ...

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  • The suits haven't translated well for Cavs since they started wearing them
The suits haven't translated well for Cavs since they started wearing them

After he was benched for the beginning of the Cavaliers' opening-round series win over the Pacers, his double-double performance as a starter (15 points, 10 rebounds) in their 105-101 Game 7 victory made Thompson relevant again. "We've got our jobs to do as the other players". They're a very good team. They've been playing extremely well througho...

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  • Steiner: Grosjean penalty like kicking him in the face
Steiner: Grosjean penalty like kicking him in the face

Grosjean lost control through Turn 3 and then attempted to spin himself around amid the furious pack, taking out himself, Renault's Hulkenberg and Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly in the process. Kevin had a bit of a wobble, I lifted off the throttle, and then the auto just went. Maybe they would have liked that better? Honestly, if I'd have braked, I thi...

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  • Brooks Koepka one-hops rare albatross into 16th at TPC Sawgrass
Brooks Koepka one-hops rare albatross into 16th at TPC Sawgrass

Reflecting on his albatross, Koepka said: "It was just three-quarter six-iron and we thought it was flawless". On Sunday, he became the eighth player with a 63 on the TPC Sawgrass. The American missed a birdie putt on the last which would have broken the course record, but the round of 63 was good enough for a -11 total which is now good enough f...

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  • Mark Waugh set to step down as Australia's national selector
Mark Waugh set to step down as Australia's national selector

He, however, will be choosing the team for the away tours of England and Zimbabwe in July and August. It also has former captain Greg Chappell and new head coach Justin Langer. The 52-year-old, who played 128 Tests and 244 one-day internationals for Australia, has served as national selector for four years. Waugh is now the chairman of Australia'...

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