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By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 19 Sep, 2019 At 05:40 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Angel Di Maria was hailed as “exceptional” after scoring twice against his former club as Paris Saint-Germain shrugged off the absences of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe and thrashed Real Madrid 3-0 on Wednesday to get off to the perfect start in the Champions League. Di Maria beat Real goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois at his near post […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 19 Sep, 2019 At 05:30 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Captain Tim Paine has predicted a “very exciting era” for Australian cricket after the team retained the Ashes against England, while revealing he broke his thumb in the final Test. The series was drawn 2-2, with Australia keeping the urn as the Ashes holders despite losing the last Test at the Oval by 135 runs. […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 19 Sep, 2019 At 04:16 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Bangladesh suffered a 0-2 goal defeat to host Qatar in their opening group E match the AFC U-16 Championship-2020 Qualifiers was held at Aspire Dome Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night in Doha. In the day’s match, Bangladesh team played well is first half creating some good chances but boys failed to convert those into a […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 18 Sep, 2019 At 01:37 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Bianca Buitendag is one of those surfers who exudes zen-like calm and looks at one with the ocean, but qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics has left the South African completely “overwhelmed”. The graceful 25-year-old booked a provisional spot for next year’s Olympics at the World Surfing Games in Miyazaki at the weekend, an emotional release […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 18 Sep, 2019 At 01:36 PM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

England cricket chiefs on Tuesday rallied round star all-rounder Ben Stokes after he criticised a British newspaper report about a family tragedy more than 30 years ago. Tom Harrison, chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), said he was “disgusted and appalled” by the front-page story in The Sun tabloid on Tuesday. […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 18 Sep, 2019 At 08:25 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Stanley Pringle essentially accepted a call-up to rejoin Gilas Pilipinas Men for the Southeast Asian Games that will take place at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City from December 5-10. On Tuesday, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio named the Ginebra guard to the 24-man pool for Gilas Men’s SEA Games […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 17 Sep, 2019 At 09:41 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Young gun Joao Felix will lead the charge on Wednesday as his Atletico Madrid seek revenge on Juventus and their old enemy Cristiano Ronaldo in a potentially fiery Champions League opener. Felix, touted as the heir to Ronaldo’s throne, will make his debut in Europe’s top competition when the when the Portuguese pair meet at […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 17 Sep, 2019 At 09:36 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Tottenham’s improbable rollercoaster run to the club’s first ever Champions League final last season has masked a steady decline in results for Mauricio Pochettino’s men stretching back to February. The tension, emotion and elation of the late drama that saw Spurs past Manchester City in the quarter-finals and Ajax in the last four will live […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 17 Sep, 2019 At 08:58 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

United States women’s soccer star Alex Morgan said Monday she would not play again this season as she aims to fix a knee injury that has bothered her since the World Cup. The 30-year-old Orlando Pride forward, one of the most prominent players on the United States’ World Cup-winning team, made the announcement in a […]


By Memphis Morning News Reporter On 16 Sep, 2019 At 08:02 AM | Categorized As Latest News, Sports | With No Comments

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday. “I am truly blessed,” the beaming 19-year-old told hundreds gathered to celebrate her achievement. “I did not get here overnight. There has been a lot of […]