Sports Monks

Shelby Houlihan: American middle distance runner blames burrito for positive test

American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned from athletics for four years after testing positive for a prohibited substance – which she blamed on a...

105 June 19, 2021

Luvo Manyonga: Olympic long jump silver medallist given four-year doping violation ban

Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga has been banned for four years after failing to meet whereabouts criteria three times in 12 months. The South African...

76 June 19, 2021

Christian Eriksen Leaves Hospital After “Successful Operation”: Danish FA

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital following a “successful operation” six days after suffering a cardiac arrest at Euro 2020, the Danish Football Union (DBU)...

81 June 19, 2021

Dominic Thiem Joins Rafael Nadal In Withdrawing From Tokyo Olympics

US Open champion Dominic Thiem on Thursday joined Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal in withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics. World number five Thiem said he wanted to concentrate on Wimbledon...

71 June 19, 2021

Milkha Singh, “The Flying Sikh”, Dies At 91 Due To Post-Covid Complications

Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh died on Friday due to post-Covid complications. He was being treated at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research. The...

111 June 19, 2021

England v India: Hosts on top despite rain and half-century from Shafali Verma

England put themselves in a strong position in the one-off Test against India despite much of the day being wiped out by rain in Bristol. India, resuming...

21 June 19, 2021

World Test Championship final: New Zealand and India frustrated by rain

Rain wiped out the entire first day of the men’s World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand in Southampton. Heavy rain fell throughout Friday, preventing...

21 June 19, 2021

De Bruyne leads Belgium to 2-1 comeback Euro 2020 win over Denmark

COPENHAGEN: Kevin de Bruyne came off the bench to inspire Belgium to a 2-1 comeback win over Denmark on Thursday and a place in the Euro 2020...

35 June 18, 2021

Nadal, Osaka withdraw from Wimbledonv

Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka, with 24 Grand Slam titles between them, both withdrew from Wimbledon on Thursday (Jun 17) with the Spanish star also pulling out...

26 June 18, 2021

New sprint race should not decide F1 title, says Brawn

Formula One will seek to avoid a scenario where a new points-paying Saturday sprint race format being trialled this season could decide the title, according to managing...

24 June 18, 2021

Wolff talks of mental health struggles on return from break

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Nine months after finishing runner-up at the U.S. Open, Matthew Wolff returned in style from a mental health break, shooting one-under-par 70 in...

24 June 18, 2021

Brazil cruise past Peru with 4-0 Copa America win

RIO DE JANEIRO – With Neymar in fine form and scoring a goal that took him past Ronaldo on the country’s all-time goals list, Brazil scored early...

35 June 18, 2021

LeBron blasts NBA as playoff injuries mount

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James slammed the NBA on Wednesday (Jun 16) as Clippers star Kawhi Leonard became the latest player forced out of...

407 June 17, 2021

Hamilton and Mercedes hoping for return to form at French GP

LE CASTELLET, France: Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team hope to find a positive sense of “deja vu” and a return to winning form at this weekend’s...

96 June 17, 2021

England Women vs India Women, Only Test Day 1: Spinners Script India’s Fightback, England End On 269/6

England Women vs India Women, Only Test Day 1: Heather Knight’s 95 and Tammy Beaumont’s 66 took England to 269 for 6 even as India made a...

30 June 17, 2021

Ramsey and Roberts give Wales 2-0 victory over Turkey

Captain Gareth Bale inspired a scintillating 2-0 victory for Wales over Turkey on Wednesday (Jun 16), giving the Dragons a big leap towards the European Championship knockout...

105 June 17, 2021

Japan to ease COVID-19 state of emergency, focus on Games spectators

TOKYO: Japan is set to outline how it will lift its “state of emergency” curbs while keeping some restrictions, including spectator numbers at big events, amid fears...

29 June 17, 2021

Venus, Murray handed Wimbledon wild cards

LONDON: Former champions Venus Williams and Andy Murray were named in Wimbledon’s initial list of wild cards on Wednesday (Jun 16) for this month’s grass court Grand...

77 June 16, 2021

Man City to visit Spurs in Premier League opener

LONDON: Premier League champions Manchester City will start the defence of their title away to Tottenham after the fixtures for the 2021-22 season were unveiled on Wednesday...

33 June 16, 2021

‘Drink water’: Ronaldo removes Coca-Cola bottles in front of him at press conference

Trust Christiano Ronaldo to thrill the world even without a football at his disposal. He stunned all by dribbling past two Coca-Cola bottles at a press conference...

68 June 16, 2021