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Trial set in fatal punching of referee in US



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Trial set in fatal punching of referee in Michigan

A recreational soccer player accused in the one‑punch killing of a referee who was about to eject him from a game in suburban Detroit is scheduled...

Player ordered to trial for fatal punch of referee

A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one‑punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban...

Rejuvenated Carter back for All Blacks

A rejuvenated Dan Carter is back in the All Blacks as one of three additions to their squad named Monday for the Rugby Championship, which starts next...

Titans end Knights' finals chances

Newcastle's slim hopes of making the NRL finals appear dashed after going down 22-8 to the Gold Coast at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

Referee dies after being punched at soccer match

A man who was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult‑league soccer match in suburban Detroit died Tuesday, authorities and a...

Soccer gets boost in US from young, informed fans

Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend...

Dan Carter to return to rugby in club match

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will make his comeback to rugby after six months in a minor club match in rural Canterbury province on Saturday.

Debutants shine as Wales beat EP Kings

Wales ran out easy 34-12 winners over South Africa's Eastern Province Kings on Tuesday, in a warm‑up match ahead of the first Test against the...