Soccer

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

COMMENT: What is this sorcery? Talk is afoot that Jamaican-born speedster Usain Bolt may play for underachieving A-League club, the Central Coast Mariners.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

CROATIA dominated France in possession during the World Cup final but walked away losers. Now defender Dejan Lovren has had his say on the French tactics.

Hero-to-villain moments split French fortunes 12 years apart

Hero-to-villain moments split French fortunes 12 years apart

A CRUEL twist of fate helped France lift its second World Cup trophy in Russia, 12 years after it was on the wrong end of another ‘hero-to-villain’ moment.

‘Nonsense’: Smith slammed after weird Cup cameo

‘Nonsense’: Smith slammed after weird Cup cameo

IN A mystery to just about everyone at the World Cup, Will Smith appeared at the Closing Ceremony — and he left one TV star fuming.

‘Disgraceful cheat’: Star’s ugly act of deceit

‘Disgraceful cheat’: Star’s ugly act of deceit

FRENCH superstar Antoine Griezmann was blasted from all corners for a dirty act of deceit that transformed the World Cup final in a matter of seconds.

Cup star confronts pitch invader

Cup star confronts pitch invader

THE World Cup final in Moscow was interrupted when three intruders ran on to the pitch. But one player was not impressed.

Tears flow after touching gesture

Tears flow after touching gesture

SBS host Lucy Zelic apologised as she tried to hold back tears before a heartwarming gesture set her off again.

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

FRANCE has won a dramatic World Cup final 4-2, but it almost went badly wrong as star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lost the plot.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Scandal sours Cup final rivalry

Scandal sours Cup final rivalry

A DAMNING incident continues to haunt French football fans who remember when a star was robbed against Croatia 20 years ago.

From refugee to $320k a week

From refugee to $320k a week

HE GREW up in a war-torn country and was a child refugee. Now he earns $320,000 a week and is on the cusp of greatness.

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