Morgan injures finger in Cricket World Cup scare for England

Sports 05/24/19, 06:10

England captain Eoin Morgan will undergo a precautionary X-ray after injuring a finger on his left hand, less than a week before the start of the Cricket World Cup.The England and Wales Cricket Board says Morgan was hurt during catching drills in a practice session on Friday ahead of a ...

Cardiff relegated from English Premier League after 1 season

Soccer 05/04/19, 13:29

Cardiff was relegated from the English Premier League after a losing to Crystal Palace 3-2 on Saturday.The Welsh club joined Fulham and Huddersfield in going down, and will be returning to the second-tier League Championship after just one season up.With the three relegation spots finalized with one round of games ...

Hales removed from England cricket squads, to miss World Cup

Sports 04/29/19, 05:49

England will make a late change to its squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup squad after removing Alex Hales from all of its teams for the international season on Monday.The exact reason from dropping the batsman was not disclosed by the England and Wales Cricket Board, although Hales was ...

Steyn’s Cricket World Cup at risk by more shoulder problems

Sports 04/25/19, 05:12

Dale Steyn is leaving the Indian Premier League and returning home to South Africa for treatment after experiencing more problems with his right shoulder just a month before the Cricket World Cup.Cricket South Africa says Steyn will be assessed by a specialist after a "flare-up." The fast bowler broke the ...

Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

Soccer 04/21/19, 12:29

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, which was secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty. It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed in the 2008-09 season, but there ...

UK’s Theresa May seeks respite from Brexit walking in Wales

Europe 04/15/19, 08:49

British Prime Minister Theresa May is getting a respite from Brexit with a walking holiday in Wales.The prime minister's Downing Street office says May and her husband, Philip, started a short vacation on Saturday.Parliament is on an Easter break until April 23. Division in the House of Commons over Brexit ...

Warnock charged over criticism of Premier League referees

Soccer 04/12/19, 06:03

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has been charged by the English Football Association for his tirade against Premier League referees.Match officials failed to spot a glaring offside when Cardiff conceded a late equalizer against Chelsea in a game the relegation-threatened Welsh team went on to lose 2-1 on March 31.Warnock, one ...

Warnock seething as Chelsea comes back to beat Cardiff 2-1

Soccer 03/31/19, 10:43

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock stood in the center circle, hands on hips, silently staring toward the referee and his assistants after an officiating mistake helped Chelsea to come back and win 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday.Cardiff was heading toward a key victory in its fight to avoid relegation, ...

Croatia beaten by Hungary in European qualifying, Wales wins

Soccer 03/24/19, 14:20

World Cup finalist Croatia slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Hungary on Sunday, continuing its shaky start to European Championship qualifying. In a group which looks up for grabs with four teams level on points, Wales began its campaign with a 1-0 win over Slovakia.Fresh off a narrow 2-1 win ...

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones named Six Nations’ best player

Sports 03/22/19, 04:55

Alun Wyn Jones was chosen as the Six Nations' best rugby player after leading Wales to the Grand Slam.Jones topped a public vote from a shortlist with teammates Hadleigh Parkes, Josh Adams, and Liam Williams, and England players Jonny May and Tom Curry."I'm very flattered to be named the Guinness ...

Update: England leads Scotland 31-7 at halftime

Europe 03/16/19, 12:58

The Latest on the Six Nations final round (all times local):5:45 p.m.England looks set to end the tournament on a high despite having no chance of lifting the Six Nations crown.Ireland's Garry Ringrose, carries the ball as he tackled by Wales Josh Navidi, left and Wales Dan Biggar, right, during ...

Cardiff impresses with 2-0 win vs West Ham in EPL

Soccer 03/09/19, 12:42

Cardiff showed it intends to fight to stay in the English Premier League as it kept in touch with fellow strugglers by beating West Ham 2-0 on Saturday.Junior Hoilett and Victor Camarasa scored in either half as Cardiff ended a run of three successive defeats with a victory that was ...

Killings of teens spark UK debate over rising knife crime

Europe 03/05/19, 09:11

Jodie Chesney was a keen Explorer Scout. Yousef Makki wanted to be a surgeon.The two 17-year-olds were stabbed to death on the same weekend in different parts of England, plunging friends and families into grief and igniting an intense political debate about why so many young people in Britain are ...

Everton eases pressure on Silva with 3-0 win at Cardiff

Soccer 02/26/19, 17:25

Everton eased the pressure on manager Marco Silva by winning 3-0 at Cardiff in the Premier League on Tuesday, with Gylfi Sigurdsson scoring twice.Three straight losses had left Silva feeling the heat from an increasingly skeptical Everton fan base, and the Portuguese coach was in desperate need of a victory ...

Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use

Sports 02/25/19, 09:41

Air accident investigators say the plane carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala was not licensed for commercial use by authorities.The initial report from the Air Accident Investigation Branch says investigators have yet to determine if it could be classified as a private flight if costs were being shared, so commercial flight ...

Deulofeu hat-trick leads Watford to 5-1 rout of Cardiff

Sports 02/22/19, 17:27

Gerard Deulofeu claimed his first hat-trick in English football and captain Troy Deeney scored twice as Watford strolled to a 5-1 victory at Cardiff in the Premier League Friday.Former Barcelona winger Deulofeu fired the visitors into a first-half lead before netting twice in as many minutes just after the hour-mark.Deeney ...

French league honors Sala, Nantes retires his No 9 jersey

Soccer 02/08/19, 06:27

Tributes are being paid across soccer to Argentine player Emiliano Sala, with the French league announcing a minute's applause before matches.French club Nantes says it will retire the No. 9 jersey worn by Sala before he was sold last month to Cardiff in the English Premier League.The 28-year-old Sala was ...

Body found in wreckage of plane carrying soccer player

Soccer 02/04/19, 06:50

Air accident investigators say one body is visible in the sea in the wreckage of a plane that went missing carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot.Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were on board the small aircraft that disappeared from radar on Jan. 21 as it flew from Nantes, ...

Cardiff pays tribute to Sala in 2-0 win over Bournemouth

Soccer 02/02/19, 15:11

Cardiff paid tribute to its missing striker Emiliano Sala in beating Bournemouth 2-0 in the English Premier League on an emotional evening in the Welsh capital on Saturday.Bobby Reid's double — a fifth-minute penalty and a clinical finish within 15 seconds of the second-half kickoff — gave Cardiff only a ...

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