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June 17, 2018 10:16 PM Sri Lanka captain Chandimal charged with changing ball

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The International Cricket Council has charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball during the second test against West Indies. The ICC announced the decision via Twitter on Sunday, and later said that Chandimal had pleaded not guilty. Match referee Javagal Srinath of India "will 6

June 17, 2018 8:58 PM Don't ruin future US Opens, warns Leishman

Marc Leishman has urged the USGA to take a leaf out of the PGA Tour's book to avoid ruining future US Opens, with a five-star list of upcoming venues including the iconic Pebble Beach. The Australian world No.14 hit out at US Open organiser the USGA after a disastrous four days at Shinnecock Hills during which chief executive Mike Davis apologised for "going 4

June 17, 2018 8:48 PM AP PHOTOS: Heavyweights struggle on World Cup day 4

MOSCOW (AP) - Day 4 at the World Cup began much the way Days 1 and 2 ended: with a gorgeous, swerving goal off a free kick. This time, it was Serbian Aleksandar Kolarov's turn to show some wizardry with the ball, whipping it over a wall of Costa Rican defenders and past goalkeeper Keylor Navas midway through the second half to earn a 1-0 win in Samara 6

June 17, 2018 4:41 PM Kolarov scores from free kick, Serbia beats Costa Rica 1-0

SAMARA, Russia (AP) - With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Serbia captain's left-footed strike proved to be the difference in a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday at the World Cup. It came two days after Ronaldo scored a similar goal to give Portugal

June 17, 2018 10:57 AM Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC) during a series in the West Indies. The ICC said Chandimal was "charged for breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct" which relates to "changing the condition of the ball". Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould had raised concerns about 6

June 16, 2018 10:02 PM Wimbledon chiefs ask fans if they want to watch more women on Centre Court after being accused of 'sexism' for allowing twice as men's games on the prestigious arena

Wimbledon chiefs are to address claims of sexism in the way matches are scheduled. The All-England Tennis Club is asking fans if they want to see an equal number of men's and women's games played on the showpiece Centre Court and No 1 Court. Analysis has shown the tournament has twice as many male matches as those featuring female players on the most prestigious 8

June 16, 2018 7:01 AM Rhyl Liberty Players to paint vivid picture of post-war Britain in three night run

Tickets are still available to catch a Rhyl institution' celebrate the last of the song and dance men tonight. The Rhyl Liberty Players will mark their 75th summer with a production of John Osborne’s three act play The Entertainer, which will be at The Little Theatre for three nights. The play became the famous 1960 film with Laurence Olivier, who was nominated 6

June 14, 2018 6:05 AM Arsenal transfers: Torreira agrees Leno sought and Papastathopoulos signs

How much money do Arsenal have to spend in the transfer window? The BBC says Arsenal “are close to spending their £50million summer transfer budget”. The Gunners are in for Lucas Torreira, Bernd Leno and Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The trusty Beeb is relaying the Standard’s news: Arsenal are close to spending their £50million summer transfer budget on Lucas 8

June 13, 2018 11:37 AM Belgium team jet off for World Cup in Russia on personalised 'Red Devils' plane... and some stars even have their pictures on the headrests!

Belgium flew out for the World Cup in Russia in true 'Red Devils' style on Wednesday. Roberto Martinez's star-studded side lived up to their alias by boarding a personalised 'Red Devils' plane for their flight to Russia. Belgium's 'Red Devils' mascot also came on to the runway at the Zaventem airport to see the side off and wish them luck for the upcoming 4

June 13, 2018 6:44 AM Spy bosses modify England players phones to beat Russian cyber threat: Footballers are briefed on how to protect themselves at World Cup

England footballers were briefed by GCHQ on how to protect their personal information and possessions while in Russia. The squad was given guidance on security issues including how to hide their belongings in their hotel rooms. As they touched down at their World Cup training headquarters last night details of the briefing – which had a particular emphasis 1