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Great day to be French in New York

New York (AFP) - It was a great day to be French at the US Open on Monday with unheralded Benoit Paire stealing the headlines by knocking out fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year's runner-up.

Venus needs three sets to advance at U.S. Open

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two-times winner Venus Williams was tested by unseeded Puerto Rican Monica Puig but prevailed in three sets on Monday to give the Williams family …

IPC remain ambivalent on Pistorius

Paris (AFP) - The International Paralympic Committee will not make any pronouncement on Oscar Pistorius until the day comes that the South African is selected to compete again for his country, IPC …

Hayne survives first NFL cut

The San Francisco 49ers didn't cut Jarryd Hayne, but the news was not as good for English discus thrower Lawrence Okoye.

USA draft star to compete at D1NZ

The Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship Series will have an ‘all-star’ line-up for the coming 2015/16 season, with world renowned American Formula D Pro-Drifter Ryan Tuerck …

Norwich sign DR Congo forward Mbokani

LONDON (Reuters) - Norwich City have signed Dynamo Kiev striker Dieumerci Mbokani on a season-long loan with an option to buy pending the approval of a work permit, the Premier League club said on …

Cruzeiro sack former Brazil coach Luxemburgo

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Struggling Cruzeiro have sacked former national team coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo, the Brazilian champions said on Monday. Luxemburgo goes with just under half …

Daffodil Race Day triples attendance

Over five thousand race goers turned out to support the Cancer Society at the Makfi Challenge Stakes Daffodil Raceday - more than tripling 2014’s attendance and notching up the day’s …