Recent Sports News
- Sunderland have appointed former Chelsea chief scout Lee Congerton as their sporting director, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.
MUNICH - A German judge signalled he would rule on Thursday whether the president of Bayern Munich soccer club had evaded 27 million euros ($37.44 million) in tax, after a third day in court ended in less than two hours of testimony.
MARCOUSSIS, France - More than two years since Philippe Saint-Andre took charge, France do not seem to know where they are heading as the 2015 World Cup approaches, having used nearly a dozen halfback pairings and more than a dozen third-row combinations.
LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland - Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch crashed heavily and was taken to hospital at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide on Wednesday, ending her chances of winning the overall title.
PRETORIA - Double amputee Oscar Pistorius was standing on his stumps when he smashed down a locked toilet door to reach his shot girlfriend, a South African police forensic expert said on Wednesday, countering the Paralympic star's assertion he was wearing his prosthetic legs at the time.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.