11:30am, Kozukue station. Far-off chanting and beats like war drums fill the morning air, carried over despite the rain, from Yokohama’s Nissan Stadium – almost a kilometre away. Kick-off is not for two and a half hours.
Approaching the stadium, it feels more carnival than football match. Who can blame them
The Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics will square off in a battle of Eastern Conference rivals on Thursday evening. Philadelphia has won seven of the last eight contests, while Boston will aim to move on from a loss against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. The Sixers arrive at near-full
Three world-title fights top a stacked card on Saturday at UFC 245 in Las Vegas. The 13-bout event from T-Mobile Arena features the main UFC 245 fight card starting at 10 p.m. ET, with the preliminary bouts at 8 p.m. ET. In the main event, welterweight champ Kamaru Usman
Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets will look to right the ship on Thursday in a matchup against Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers. As this matchup arrives, the Nuggets have lost three straight games, while the Blazers enter after a home victory over the New York Knicks.
Cape Town - Scott Robertson admitted that it was disappointing to lose out to Ian Foster for the All Blacks’ coaching job, but said he has accepted the decision.Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021Foster was preferred to Robertson as Steve Hansen’s successor
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Atlético Madrid had taken 62 shots without scoring a goal, including the Kieran Trippier penalty that had hit the post 15 minutes earlier, when João Félix finally put the ball into the net to set them on their way to the last 16 of the Champions League. The 20-year-old striker
Cape Town - Former wicketkeeper Mark Boucher is reportedly Graeme Smith's preferred choice for the Proteas head coaching position.Netwerk24 reported on Thursday that Smith, Cricket South Africa's new director of cricket, could make Boucher the head coach and also bring in former all-rounder Jacques Kallis as batting consultant.The report added
MILWAUKEE (AP) – No Giannis was no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out but the Bucks kept on rolling, getting 29 points from Eric Bledsoe and 24 from Khris Middleton in a 127-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans that extended their
James Harden was at it again on Wednesday night. The Houston Rockets star has taken his scoring to another level this season, and his performance against the Cleveland Cavaliers was no exception. Shooting 20-of-34 from the field, and 10-of-18 from 3, Harden erupted for 55 points to lead the Rockets