Soccer

Inter Milan and AC Milan reveal new stadium designs

Inter Milan and AC Milan have unveiled the two shortlisted projects for their proposed new stadium, which would see the demolition of the iconic San Siro. At a presentation at Milan’s Politecnico University on Thursday, the two architectural firms who are the finalists – Populous and Manica-Cmr Sportium – revealed their plans. In collaboration with […]

Rugby League

20-man fight in Rugby Cup madness

France held off a spirited second-half comeback from Argentina to win their World Cup Pool opener 23-21 at the Tokyo Stadium – before a 20-man brawl broke out. Les Bleus looked in total control at 20-3 after tries from Gael Fickou and Antoine Dupont, with 20-year-old fly-half Romain Ntamack converting both before kicking two penalties. […]

Soccer

‘Prodigy’: Teen’s insane piece of history

Injuries to Lionel Messi and Barcelona’s other top attacking players gave a 16-year-old from Guinea-Bissau the rarest of chances to bring a stunned home crowd to its feet in a 5-2 Spanish La Liga rout of Valencia. Ansu Fati became the youngest player to score at the Nou Camp on Saturday when he made his […]

Soccer

Jordan Morris’ second-half goal helps United States tie Uruguay

Jordan Morris’ second-half goal helped the United States to a 1-1 friendly draw against Uruguay in St. Louis on Tuesday. Coming off two straight losses, USA managed to avoid defeat as Morris canceled out Brian Rodriguez’s 50th-minute opener at Busch Stadium. It was a fortunate equalizer for USA, who had squandered their best opportunities during […]

NHL

Sharks’ Joe Thornton staying in NHL for at least another year

Jumbo Joe is staying in the NHL. The San Jose Sharks have re-signed Joe Thornton to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday. As per TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, the contract is worth $2 million. Speculation swirled in the offseason that the 40-year-old, who became a UFA on July 1, would potentially hang up the skates […]