Tag Archives: World Cup

Christian Standhardinger (FIBA.com photo)

FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2019 Live Stream: Philippines vs. Iran [WATCH]

FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2019 game between the Philippines and Iran being played at at the Azady Gym in Tehran.

Jordan Clarkson (photo from Theia Sports Facebook)

Clarkson effort not enough as China beats PH at Asiad

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson fell just short of leading the Philippines to victory over China’s own NBA stars on his international debut, in a thrilling Asian Games basketball encounter Tuesday.

France's Kylian Mbappe, right, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

France bags 2nd World Cup title

Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.


Mbappe, not Messi, stars as France beats Argentina 4-3

The quick-footed French teenager scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half to help his team rally for a 4-3 victory over Argentina. Saturday’s victory gave France a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.


Maradona ‘fine’ after being treated by doctor

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona said he is “fine” after being treated by a doctor during his country’s victory over Nigeria at the World Cup.

Carlin Isles

Sonny Bill Williams and Carlin Isles named in teams for HSBC Singapore Sevens

Rugby fans will be delighted to know that two of the headliners on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens circuit – Sonny Bill Williams of New Zealand and Carlin Isles of United States – had been named in their respective squads for the Asian legs to be played in Hong Kong and Singapore.