FIFA and confederations look at expanding UEFA's Nations League

FIFA has confirmed it is considering ways to expand UEFA’s new Nations League tournament on a global scale with ongoing talks involving a number of regional confederations considering radical proposals.

UEFA’s Nations League starts next September and features four divisions of national teams, replacing friendlies with competitive fixtures …

read more

Gun Runner stuns Arrogate to win Breeders' Cup Classic

Gun Runner won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic in impressive fashion at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racetrack on Saturday, trouncing a celebrated field that included last year's winner and favorite Arrogate.

Florent Geroux piloted the four-year-old colt to a 2 1/4 lengths, wire-to-wire victory over hard-charging second …

read more

Zagitova wins debut grand prix event, Kolyada takes men's singles

Russia's 15-year-old Alina Zagitova rose from fourth to win her grand prix debut event on Saturday, while compatriot Mikhail Kolyada took the men's singles despite a mistake-marred routine.

Skating to "Don Quixote," Zagitova, the 2017 world junior champion, had the crowd clapping along to the jump-laden second half of her …

read more

Rafael Nadal could be fit for ATP World Tour Finals

Rafael Nadal could be fit in time to feature in the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London after scans showed that his knee injury is not as serious as first feared.

The world number one pulled out of the Paris Masters on Friday due to concerns over the injury …

read more

Messi makes 600th Barcelona appearance

Lionel Messi reached yet another milestone in his storied career as he made his 600th Barcelona appearance against Sevilla on Saturday.

The Argentine made his Blaugrana debut under Frank Rijkaard back in October 2004, and has since gone on to be considered one of the greatest players ever.

With 30 …

read more

England cop pre-Ashes punishment in Perth

England endured a morning of embarrassment at the hands of a little-known 20-year-old during their two-day tour match against a WA XI at the WACA Ground on Sunday.

England posted a respectable 6(dec)/349 on Saturday.

But their frontline pace attack could barely make a dent during Sunday's morning …

read more