China-based MTR signs on for South West Trains franchise

The victor of the bid has promised a series of improvements amid a row over Chinese involvement. Hong Kong Exchange-listed MTR and First Group will take over from Stagecoach to run South West Trains for seven years from 20 August. "We will be seeki... More..

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England, Germany stay on course for Russian Federation
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

England, Germany stay on course for Russian Federation

It was his first global goal since scoring twice in an 8-0 win away to San Marino in March 2013. Jamie Vardy was a second-half sub and scored with his first touch of the game just six minutes after his in...More..

Antoine Griezmann reiterates his happiness at Atletico Madrid
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Antoine Griezmann reiterates his happiness at Atletico Madrid

Manchester United have been strongly linked with an end of season move for the France worldwide, with Jose Mourinho short-listing the 26-year-old as the marquee signing to bring the Red Devils back to the upper...More..

Hit-and-run girl saves two lives as donor
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Hit-and-run girl saves two lives as donor

She was just too poorly. Violet-Grace Youens died in her mother's arms on Saturday after being knocked down by a vehicle on Friday afternoon while walking home from school with her grandmother in St Helens, M...More..

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils Could Miss Quinton de Kock Due To Injury
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

IPL 2017: Delhi Daredevils Could Miss Quinton de Kock Due To Injury

There's also a shadow hanging over de Kock's participation in the Indian Premier League, where he is contracted with the Delhi Daredevils franchise. The move was implemented by the SACA in order to make the wic...More..

Vikings confirm RB Adrian Peterson won't return after Latavius Murray signing
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Vikings confirm RB Adrian Peterson won't return after Latavius Murray signing

Peterson, who turns 32 next Tuesday, remains an unrestricted free agent. The four-time All-Pro had seven 1,000-yard rushing seasons in nine years, including the second-best total in National Football League his...More..

SC headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

SC headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

There's no need for introductions in the East Regional final. Kentucky followed by knocking off No. 3 seed UCLA 86-75 in the South Region to set up a final with North Carolina on Sunday. Florida players celeb...More..

Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

It wasn't a pretty win - the Spurs were outscored 55-45 in the second half - but the home team did enough in the first half and down the stretch to pick up their fourth win in a row. My role is not going to cha...More..

2 games bring NCAA Tournament to Final Four teams on Sunday
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

2 games bring NCAA Tournament to Final Four teams on Sunday

It's been rolling at Gonzaga since Mark Few took over in 1999. "We've won a few games like that". That year they went on and won the national championship, which they haven't done since. Williams had a timeout ...More..

Pujara, Rahul guide India to 153/2 in fourth Test
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Pujara, Rahul guide India to 153/2 in fourth Test

Then when he spotted that O'Keefe had no mid-wicket in place, he went down on one knee and slammed a six into the stands. Cummins and Hazlewood generated a unsafe mix of pace, bounce, swing and accuracy with ...More..

4th Test, Day 2: Over to India's batsmen now in Dharamsala
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

4th Test, Day 2: Over to India's batsmen now in Dharamsala

India ended the day with the score at 248 for the loss of 6 wickets.After the fall of Murali Vijay early in the day, KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara formed a strong partnership to give India a good platform t...More..

Gophers eliminated by future Big Ten foe Notre Dame
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Gophers eliminated by future Big Ten foe Notre Dame

Junior forward Anders Bjork, one one of the 10 finalists for the 2017 Hobey Baker Award, scored a pair of goals, including the game victor at the 8:42 mark of the third period. After a scoreless second period, ...More..

Konta eases through to last 16 in Miami
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Konta eases through to last 16 in Miami

She next faces either American Madison Keys or Lara Arruabarrena, of Spain. Angelique Kerber, Venus Williams and Rafael Nadal are among those in action later on Sunday. Konta was made to work in the opening e...More..

Dustin Johnson's Masters odds shortening following WGC Dell Match-Play triumph
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Dustin Johnson's Masters odds shortening following WGC Dell Match-Play triumph

Rahm, a powerful 22-year-old who won the Farmers Insurance Open in March, held a flawless record for the week as he entered the championship match, but was overcome by the World No.1 on the final hole. "He's ju...More..

Fans who booed Chris Martin don't understand football, says Gordon Strachan
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Fans who booed Chris Martin don't understand football, says Gordon Strachan

Defender Russell Martin had the ball in the net early in the first half only to be punished for an infringement before striker Leigh Griffiths twice hit the woodwork. So, too, the words pre-match of Gordon Str...More..

Governor Walker Congratulates Mitch Seavey on Record-Breaking Iditarod Victory
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Governor Walker Congratulates Mitch Seavey on Record-Breaking Iditarod Victory

He's also the fastest person to every cross almost 1,000 miles of untamed Alaska wilderness in the race. Mitch Seavey pets his lead dogs after pulling into Nome. Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey hugs son, Dalla...More..

Blazers rip Lakers to extend winning streak to three
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Blazers rip Lakers to extend winning streak to three

CJ McCollum scored 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers continued their push for the playoffs with a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. "We have been on a good roll offensi...More..

Johnson captures Match Play title
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Johnson captures Match Play title

But Tanihara was unable to sink his birdie putt to prolong the match, enabling Johnson to recover by salvaging par and setting up an eagerly-anticipated showdown with Rahm. Rahm needed a birdie on the 18th to t...More..

Gutted Ricciardo
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Gutted Ricciardo "happy to move on" from disastrous home GP

Daniel Ricciardo is planning a quick escape after his home race in Australia ended with a DNF finish. However, the Red Bull mechanics failed to get the auto ready for the start of the race, with the Australia...More..

Bradley Wiggins calls doping questions 'the worst thing'
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Bradley Wiggins calls doping questions 'the worst thing'

Five-time Olympic champion and 2012 Tour de France victor Wiggins strongly denies any wrongdoing, while Team Sky are also insistent they have not broken any rules. "Of course I'll have my say, there's a lot to ...More..