LONDON: Louis van Gaal will take a close look at Manchester United’s next generation of talent after including several youngsters in his squad for the club’s pre-season tour to the United States.
CHAMROUSSE, France: Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the h
LAHORE: New Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower said improving the side’s faltering hitters would be a “challenge” as he assumed the role Friday.
ROME: Temperamental Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has apologized after being heard hurling a racist insult at a Serb rival that later circulated on YouTube.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany: Lewis Hamilton denied Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg the satisfaction of lapping fastest at his home German Grand Prix on Friday.
GALLE: Speed bowler Dale Steyn took five wickets as South Africa seized control on the third day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.
BERLIN: World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm has retired from playing for Germany.
Iran unmasked Gilas Pilipinas in a truly bad way on Friday night and booked a return slot in the title game of the Fiba-Asia Cup.
HOYLAKE, United Kingdom: Rory McIlroy was holding onto his British Open lead on Friday as breezy conditions thwarted early second round starters with designs in replacing him.
LOS ANGELES: LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States’ most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll.
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