Luka Modric says Croatia were the better team in World Cup final and calls...

LUKA MODRIC admitted his World Cup Golden Ball was mere consolation. The Croatian kingpin was forced to watch France lift the trophy he had hoped to raise into into the dark clouds above the Luzhniki. 5 Luka Modric says the...

France star Adil Rami announces retirement after winning World Cup having been cheered on...

ADIL RAMI has retired from international football after France’s World Cup triumph. The Marseille defender was an unused sub as Les Bleus beat Croatia 4-2 to become World champions for the second time in their history. 4 Adil Rami celebrates...

Ex-US President Barack Obama brands Lionel Messi ‘wonderful’ as he offers Argentina hero advice...

LIONEL MESSI'S struggles to win the World Cup are a lesson to those who think they can achieve greatness alone, according to Barack Obama. The former President of the United States has described Messi as "wonderful" in a speech...

Newcastle plotting £26million move for Russia World Cup star Mario Fernandes this summer

Newcastle plotting £26million move for Russia World Cup star Mario Fernandes this summerNewcastle are eager to bolster their defence in the summer transfer windowMario Fernandes has...

Djokovic motivated by talk of catching Federer in Slams

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP) Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic takes inspiration from talk he could pass Roger Federer for the all-time record total of men’s Grand Slam singles titles. The 32-year-old Serbian star sees,...

Howard Trio Name To All-American Watch Lists

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO,  America’s college football experts have taken note of Howard University’s talented trio of offensive weapons as preseason training camp kicks off at Greene Stadium.  Quarterback Caylin Newton has been added to several...

Lunchtime Sports Update

GAELIC GAMESThe TG4 All-Ireland Ladies football semi-finals take place this afternoon.For the first time ever they’re in Croke Park as part of a double header.First up, it’s Connacht rivals Galway versus Mayo at 2 o’clock.The sides met in...

West Island soccer star Rhian Wilkinson named head coach of women’s youth teams

Former Canadian international Rhian Wilkinson has been appointed head coach of the Canadian women’s under-17 and under-20 soccer teams.The 37-year-old Wilkinson will remain an assistant coach to Kenneth Heiner-Moller with the senior side.READ MORE:...

Where is the cheapest place to buy England’s international shirt?

ENGLAND will shortly be taking on the Netherlands in the Nations League semi-finals on Thursday June 6, with a chance to win their first silverware in 53 years within grasp. And if you want to buy a replica shirt...

USA 2-0 Holland: Americans claim fourth Women's World Cup crown

The European game had hoped to demonstrate in France this past month that it has caught up with women's football's outstanding nation but the evidence of the tournament endgame suggests that the gulf may be unbreachable for a...