Mon02202017

LAST_UPDATEMon, 20 Feb 2017 12am

Murray To Return To Davis Cup Action Against France

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Britain's world number one Andy Murray will play against France in the Davis Cup quarter-finals in April after missing the first-round victory against Canada last weekend.

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Maradona Given FIFA Ambassadorial Role

Pic: ReutersBUENOS AIRES: Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has been handed an ambassadorial role by the game's global governing body FIFA.

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Bournemouth Boss Howe's Ability Not In Doubt, Says Cook

Pic: ReutersBournemouth manager Eddie Howe has the ability to turn the south-coast team's fortunes around despite their winless start to 2017, according to central defender Steve Cook.

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AFCON 2017: Burkina Faso Claims Third Place As Ghanaian Misery Endures

If the third-place playoff occupies a somewhat unusual position in modern football -- arguably the game no team wants to play -- it has become all too familiar territory for Ghana.

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Tiger Woods: 'I'll Never Feel Great Again'

His comeback in limbo after pulling out of an event in Dubai, Tiger Woods has admitted he will "never feel great again."

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Citizens Of Budapest Don't Want The 2024 Olympic Games - Poll

Pic: BernamaBUDAPEST: Opposed to their mayor and to the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the citizens of Budapest do not want their city to host the 2024 summer Olympic Games, according to a poll published Thursday in Budapest.

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Arrogate Wins World's Richest Horse Race

Arrogate claimed the richest prize in thoroughbred racing Saturday as his arch-rival California Chrome finished well off the pace in the inaugural staging of the Pegasus World Cup in Florida.

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World Cup 2026: Uefa Will Ask For 16 Places For European Teams

European football's governing body will ask for its teams to be given 16 places at the expanded 48-team 2026 World Cup.

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Sports Ministry Shoots Down Claims Of Flawed 2017 SEA Games Tender Exercise

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sports Ministry has said that the claim of a flawed tender process for gymnastics equipment for the 2017 SEA Games is not true.

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Sharapova Handed Madrid Open Wildcard

MADRID: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been handed a wildcard for the Madrid Open in May just weeks after completing a 15-month ban for doping, organisers confirmed on Wednesday.

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