Sports Digest

Pulisic, Weah lead young US team

Teen midfielders Tim Weah and Christian Pulisic lead a young US squad with an average age of 22 into a May 28 friendly against Bolivia, US Soccer said on Sunday.

May 22 2018

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Wise bags Byron Nelson trophy

Aaron Wise claimed his first US PGA Tour title on Sunday, firing six birdies in a six-under 66 to win the Byron Nelson by three strokes over Australian Marc Leishman. The 21-year-old had started the day tied for the lead with Leishman.

May 22 2018

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Nadal wins Italian Open title

Rafael Nadal won the Italian Open for the eighth time on Sunday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback.

May 22 2018

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Annapurna Marathon on June 3

Annapurna Samaj is organising the first Annapurna Marathon on June 3. The 42.195km race starts from Annpurna base camp, situated at around altitude of 4200m and ends in Ghandrik, which lies at an altitude of around 1690m.

May 22 2018

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Wellington earn Club WCup berth

New Zealand’s Team Wellington qualified to take on some of the best teams in the world at December’s Club World Cup after winning the Oceania Champions League for the first time on Sunday.

May 21 2018

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Celtic complete ‘double treble’

Celtic’s dominance of Scottish football continued as they completed a treble of domestic trophies for the second consecutive season with a 2-0 victory over Motherwell in the Scottish Cup final on Saturday.

May 21 2018

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Galatasaray win 21st Turkish title

Galatasaray won the Turkish Super Lig title for the 21st time after a tense end to the season on Saturday which saw all Istanbul teams chasing the coveted trophy.

May 21 2018

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Areola eager to stay at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola says he intends to stay and fight for the number one shirt despite talk of Italy great Gianluigi Buffon joining the French champions.

May 20 2018

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Moore takes over West Brom

West Brom confirmed the appointment of Darren Moore as their new manager on Friday, with the relegated club targeting an immediate return to the Premier League.

May 20 2018

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Parma back in Serie A

Parma returned to Italy’s Serie A on Friday, securing a third successive promotion after being dumped into the fourth division following a series of financial crisis which led to bankruptcy.

May 20 2018

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Carvalhal leaves Swansea

Carlos Carvalhal became the third top level manager to lose his job this week when relegated Premier League side Swansea announced they would not be extending his contract.

May 19 2018

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West Ham roping in new manager

West Ham United have reassured supporters that the club are close to appointing an experienced manager to succeed David Moyes and turn the team’s fortunes around.

May 19 2018

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Goalkeeper Boruc inks new deal

Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc has signed a one-year deal to extend his stay at the Vitality Stadium until the summer of 2019, the Premier League club have said. The former Celtic and Southampton shot-stopper has kept 34 clean sheets in 112 appearances across all competitions for Bournemouth since joining the south coast club in 2015.

May 19 2018

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Salah’s boots score at Museum

Mohamed Salah fever has swept Britain since his arrival with Liverpool’s goal machine earning two players awards and now a pair of his boots are to sit alongside Egyptian artefacts at the British Museum.

May 19 2018

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