• Paris and Los Angeles will host 2014 and 2018 summer Olympics
Paris and Los Angeles will host 2014 and 2018 summer Olympics

Paris and Los Angeles have been confirmed as hosts of the 2024 and 2028 summer Olympics. The French capital has twice fallen short in recent years having bid for Games which went to Beijing and London in 2008 and 2012 respectively. "These are two great cities from two great countries with a great Olympic history". "LA is a city where the Games ...

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  • Centene buying New York's Fidelis Care for $3.75B
Centene buying New York's Fidelis Care for $3.75B

With Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC ) shares passing the 70 level, the stock is now considered to be in overbought territory and ripe for a potential pullback. Leerink Swann reissued a "market perform" rating and set a $90.00 target price (up previously from $78.00) on shares of Centene Corporation in a report on Wednesday.

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  • Ronald Koeman says Everton need to react after Spurs defeat
Ronald Koeman says Everton need to react after Spurs defeat

Marten de Roon insisted that he was "incredibly lucky" to get a chance in English football with Middlesbrough last season but believed that if he wanted to prove himself at the top if the Premier League he would have to aim a little higher.

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  • Conte determined not to rush Hazard back
Conte determined not to rush Hazard back

Hazard marked his comeback for the Blues in Saturday's 2-1 win at Leicester City, coming on for the final 12 minutes of the match. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has warned Eden Hazard must be given time to regain full-match fitness after his delayed start to the 2017-18 season.

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  • WAFU: Eagles to play Mali
WAFU: Eagles to play Mali

Speaking ahead of the game, Yusuf said his wards were getting into their strides since arriving in Ghana , adding that the 2-0 defeat of Sierra Leone has given them the platform to surge towards the trophy. Konneh who is one of the top referees in Sierra Leone (Based in Bo) departed for Ghana on Tuesday 5th September 2017 and he is expected to p...

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  • Man City spoils Feyenoord's Champions League return 4-0
Man City spoils Feyenoord's Champions League return 4-0

Pep Guardiola's charges continued to dominate and they bagged a third goal in the 24th minute when Gabriel Jesus slotted home from close range after the goalkeeper failed to hold onto Benjamin Mendy's cross. City take on the Dutch champions in their opening game of this season's competition, looking to improve on their run to the last 16 befor...

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  • Stefon Diggs turned his game into a giant tribute to Randy Moss
Stefon Diggs turned his game into a giant tribute to Randy Moss

For many fans of the Minnesota Vikings , Randy Moss was a huge part of their childhood. "Did you pull your 84 jerseys out tonight?" he asked the crowd, which roared in response. Well, he's off to a sensational start to the 2017 season. During that time, he played in five Pro Bowls (1998-2000; 2002-03) and was named All-Pro three times (1998, 2...

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  • Ohio State releases hype video ahead of Army game
Ohio State releases hype video ahead of Army game

After the game, Mayfield was so jacked up that he ran around Ohio State Stadium with an OU flag, which he then proceeded to plant in the middle of the field on top of the "O" logo at midfield. On Tuesday, this tweet from USA TODAY's George Schroeder popped up into my Twitter timeline, which was a hilarious screenshot of Siri answering the quest...

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  • Downwards trajectory for Kenya in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking
Downwards trajectory for Kenya in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Iran men's national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has slumped one spot in the latest edition of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings to land in the 25 spot in the world, but upheld its position as the best Asian squad .

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  • Perera powers World XI to victory in Lahore
Perera powers World XI to victory in Lahore

Babar, who was awarded man of the match in yesterday's game, today scored 45 runs in the first innings. Imad gave Imran Tahir a simple catch while trying to get a boundary off Thisara Perera . Malik also became Pakistan's most prolific runscorer in T20 internationals. That partnership lifted the World XI after they lost Tamim Iqbal (23), T...

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  • Jack Wilshere was close to a move to Trabzonspor this summer
Jack Wilshere was close to a move to Trabzonspor this summer

But Wilshere stayed and, having returned to full training following a fractured leg suffered towards the end of his time with Bournemouth, the England worldwide is now expected to come back into the Arsenal side. " He's very hungry and very determined". 'The pressure has always been there and it'll only get stronger, ' Hodgson told talkSPORT o...

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  • Transfer window change won't affect Man United - Mourinho
Transfer window change won't affect Man United - Mourinho

The £40 million summer signing from Chelsea told MUTV: " It was a tough game ". We try to play positive, we try to play good, but we try to win. Nemanja Matic insists Manchester United will need to beat teams like Stoke City if they are to win the Premier League this season . A brace from Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting earned Stoke a ...

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  • Karius European No 1 for Klopp
Karius European No 1 for Klopp

Coverage will begin at 7pm and the programme will finish at 10.15pm. Follow the live blog on rte.ie/sport from 7pm. Sevilla are a very different team from the one that dazzled in La Liga Santander this past season. In fact, Liverpool haven't reached the knockout stages of the Champions League since 2008/09, when they were knocked out by C...

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board plans to host World XI series for 3 years
Pakistan Cricket Board plans to host World XI series for 3 years

The entire nation had prayed and waited for the great moments of worldwide cricketers from seven out of 12 cricket laying nations around the world arrived to mark return of the cricket to Pakistan after they got positive indications from one and all about marked improved situation in the country.

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  • Revealed! Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr has seven girlfriends
Revealed! Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr has seven girlfriends

Despite a spirited early few rounds from the Irishman, he was ultimately no match for the former five-weight champion. Many in the combat world attributed the praise to the fact that the "Notorious" had actually landed more strikes (111) on Mayweather than the likes of Manny Pacquiao (81), Shane Mosley (92) and Miguel Cotto (105).

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  • Chelsea's Kante: I don't feel like Prem's best
Chelsea's Kante: I don't feel like Prem's best

After the Qarabag win Kante added that he is pleased to be reunited with his Premier League title-winning midfield partner, and hopes they can enjoy similar success at Chelsea . There have been some questions about the Blues this season, but it seems that the club are settling in to life as defending Champions of England - and favourites in thei...

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  • LIVERPOOL - Moreno:
LIVERPOOL - Moreno: "Coutinho is ready to give everything"

That European adventure was an unexpected bonus. Liverpool winger Mo Salah missed training with a throat infection on Tuesday ahead of the club's Champions League opener against Sevilla on Wednesday. Luis Muriel could have won it for Sevilla in injury time, but shot wide from inside the box, before Reds defender Joe Gomez was dismisse...

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  • 'Racism is as American as baseball' banner appears at Red Sox game
'Racism is as American as baseball' banner appears at Red Sox game

Just days later, a fan was banned from Fenway Park for using a racial slur to describe a national anthem performance. This is the second time this year a controversial banner has been unfurled over the Green Monster, according to CSNNE .

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  • Sevilla equaliser leaves Liverpool ruing first-half penalty miss
Sevilla equaliser leaves Liverpool ruing first-half penalty miss

Ben Yedder tapped in after just four minutes when Dejan Lovren failed to cut out a routine cross, although Firmino equalised midway through the first half from Alberto Moreno's low centre. But after 37 minutes, Klopp's side did take a grip of the contest when Salah shot them ahead in fortunate circumstances. Liverpool are on BT Sport 2...

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  • Do you believe WFAN's Craig Carton is not guilty?
Do you believe WFAN's Craig Carton is not guilty?

Carton co-hosted "Boomer and Carton" on the morning on WFAN with former National Football League quarterback Boomer Esiason. He announced Wednesday he had submitted his resignation and it was accepted. Today, he spoke out for the first time. Carton has hosted his talk-radio show with Esiason on WFAN since 2007. The New York Post following the ...

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