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Argentina, Croatia set up final clash

Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer celebrates with team mates after their semi-final win over Britain in Glasgow. (Photo: AFP)

An emotional Leonardo Mayer led Argentina past defending champions Great Britain and into their fifth Davis Cup final on Sunday where they will face Croatia in November’s title showdown.

Murray brothers keep brits alive in semi-final

Andy Murray

Andy and Jamie Murray kept Great Britain’s hopes of retaining their Davis Cup title alive on Saturday while 2005 winners Croatia took a step closer to the final.

Bob Marley status eludes Jamaican Man Booker winner due to gay tag

Marlon James

He’s brilliant and charismatic and should be one of Jamaica’s heroes up there on the pedestal with Usain Bolt and the reggae and dancehall stars who stand in the long shadow of Bob Marley.

Jose Mourinho seeks Euro solace

Fresh from giving his players a rollicking Jose Mourinho’s focus turns from Manchester United’s derby defeat to European action with a tricky Europa League opener at in-form Feyenoord on Thursday.

Victory on debut for Foxes

The Leicester City fairytale has another chapter after they eased to a 3-0 away win in their Champions League debut on Wednesday, as Monaco beat Tottenham at Wembley in front of a record crowd for an

Behold the African dreamer in America

Cameroonian writer Imbolo Mbue

Imbolo Mbue’s rise to the top of the literary tree is a true fairy tale of New York.

Real Madrid begin Champs League defence, Leicester make bow

Real Madrid’s Marcelo (from left), Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. — AP

Defending champs begin campaign at home against Lisbon

Real Madrid, Bayern Munich set for Continental kick as European clashes get rolling


FC Basel players warm up at a training session in Basel, Switzerland, on Monday, the eve of their Uefa Champions League Group A match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad. (Photo: AFP)

Battle on for Uefa hot seat

Uefa, the richest and most powerful continental football confederation, elects a new president this week as it confronts a growing challenge to its cash-cow Champions League.

In absence of Real Madrid star, Portugal beaten by Switzerland

Switzerland’s Silvan Widmer (left) and Portugal’s Jose Fonte vie for the ball in their 2018 World Cup qualifier. -AFP

European champs stunned by Swiss in World Cup qualifier.

The Narendra Modi government’s response to the brutal Uri terror attack, in the short term as well as in the long term, will play a decisive role in shaping the Prime Minister’s legacy on a mass of ta

As deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia finally got back from his Finland tour and went to meet the Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung, a miscreant threw ink on him.