Qualifying for his first major international tournament is a fitting reward for North Macedonian forward Goran Pandev, the Balkan nation's coach Igor Angelovski said ahead of their Euro 2020 Group C clash with Austria on Sunday.
Croatia punched above their weight to finish as the 2018 World Cup runners-up and should not be expected to go all the way in every tournament, captain Luka Modric said ahead of their Euro 2020 Group D opener against England on Sunday.
Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has praised Sekhukhune United Football Club (Sekhukhune FC) for gaining automatic promotion to the DSTV Premiership League.
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, who was hospitalised after collapsing during his side's Euro 2020 opener against Finland on Saturday, had no prior heart issues during his time with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, his former cardiologist said.
Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium confirmed their status as one of the favourites for Euro 2020 with a confident 3-0 victory over Russia on Saturday.
Finland claimed a shock 1-0 Euro 2020 victory over Denmark in their first major tournament appearance on Saturday, but the match was overshadowed by Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen requiring emergency medical treatment on the pitch.
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was conscious in hospital on Saturday, soccer officials said, after collapsing during his side's Euro 2020 opening match with Finland and being given CPR on the pitch.
Achilles, fresh from predicting Italy's win over Turkey in Friday's opening match, did not hesitate and quickly opted for Belgium, leaving the meal on the Russian side intact.
The Denmark v Finland Euro 2020 match was suspended after midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed and received CPR from medical doctors.
Switzerland must be more clinical in their remaining matches, coach Vladimir Petkovic said after his side were held to a 1-1 draw by Wales despite firing in twice as many shots as their opponents in their Euros opener on Saturday.
World number one Novak Djokovic said his win over Rafa Nadal in Friday's epic French Open semi-final was one of the top three matches he had played and he would remember it forever.
Denmark are relishing their status as Euro 2020 dark horses ahead of their opening Group B clash with Finland on Saturday, the first of three home games at the Parken Stadium for the Danes.
Judgement has been handed in the much-anticipated GladAfrica Championship promotion case involving Sekhukhune United, Polokwane City and Royal AM, at the Johannesburg High Court on Saturday.
Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey is "fully fit and raring to go" for Saturday's European Championship Group A opener against Switzerland in Baku, interim coach Robert Page said on Friday.
France striker Wissam Ben Yedder said the reigning world champions are in the toughest group at the European Championship and that they must make a strong start to their campaign against Germany in Tuesday's opener.
South Africa are still in a commanding position in the first cricket test against the West Indies in Saint Lucia.
Novak Djokovic came from a set down in a spellbinding French Open semi-final to inflict only a third ever defeat on the Parisian clay for Rafa Nadal, moving through 3-6 6-3 7-6 (4) 6-2 in front of raucous crowd on Friday.
Italy kicked off the European Championship with a convincing 3-0 victory over Turkey in Group A at the Olympic Stadium on Friday with Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne on target.
Striker Teemo Pukki raised the fever of Finnish fans a notch by declaring has himself fit to lead the line against Denmark in their opening Euro 2020 Group B clash at the Parken Stadium on Saturday.
Greek fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas staved off a fightback from German Alexander Zverev to win 6-3 6-3 4-6 4-6 6-3 in a scintillating French Open clash on Friday and book a maiden Grand Slam final spot.
The Highlanders and Hurricanes have played themselves into finals contention in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournament with comprehensive bonus point victories.
British PrimeMinister Boris Johnson on Friday expressed support for the Tokyo Olympics at a meeting with Japan's Yoshihide Suga and welcomed efforts to ensure the Games can take place safely, his Downing Street office said.
The Otago Highlanders thumped the ACT Brumbies 33-12 in Canberra on Friday to boost their chance of making the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final after the Wellington Hurricanes kept their slim hopes alive with a record win over the Queensland Reds.
Belgium are not counting on Kevin De Bruyne being ready to play in their first European Championship group game against Russia in St Petersburg on Saturday, coach Roberto Martinez said on Monday.
Turkey continued their training preparations on the eve of their Euro 2020 opener against Italy in Rome. Turkey face Italy, Wales and Switzerland in Group A at the June 11-July 11 tournament and are led by captain Burak Yilmaz who played a key role in Lille winning their first French Ligue 1 title in 10 years this season. On […]
South Africa face an anxious wait over the fitness of powerful number eight Duane Vermeulen following his ankle surgery this week, but could have a ready-made replacement in uncapped Leicester Tigers back rower Jasper Wiese.
South Africa's Lions franchise have been forced to cancel their final fixture in the Rainbow Cup due to COVID-19 infections in their squad, just three weeks before they host the British & Irish Lions in Johannesburg.
Saturday's PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA match between the Lions and the Stormers at the Cape Town Stadium, has been cancelled after some members of the Lions squad tested positive for the virus.
Australia's top swimmers are gearing up for an Olympics like no other in Tokyo next month, but first they have to secure their spots on the team at this week's highly competitive trials.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) has unveiled the official kit for Team South Africa ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in Japan.