Five men summonsed over Paris Metro football racism

Five men will appear in court over the racist abuse of a black man prior to a Champions League game in Paris last month, British police announced on Wednesday. Chelsea fans were filmed preventing the man from boarding a Metro train and singing racist songs before their Champions League last 16 first-leg match against Paris[…]

Sangakkara retiring from ODIs in style at Cricket World Cup

Kumar Sangakkara’s record-setting performance at the Cricket World Cup just might help Sri Lanka move past its runner-up status at the last two tournaments. Sangakkara, who scored 124 runs on Wednesday against Scotland, became the first batsman to score hundreds in four consecutive one-day internationals. He combined with Tillakaratne Dilshan (104) in a 195-run, second-wicket[…]

Sangakkara hits record fourth successive ODI ton

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became the first player to score four successive one-day international centuries, setting a new record in a World Cup match against Scotland in Hobart. The prolific 37-year-old reached the landmark when he guided Kyle Coetzer to third man for two runs as the Sri Lankans raced to 237 for[…]

Britain takes unassailable 3-1 lead over US in Davis Cup

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andy Murray beat John Isner in straight sets to give Britain an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup on Sunday. The fifth-ranked Murray overcame a wobbly start in the first reverse singles to win 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4) at Emirates Arena and clinch a first-round victory over the Americans[…]