Phillip Hughes was remembered at his funeral in his home town of Macksville on Wednesday as a champion cricketer who left the bush for the big smoke but never forgot his roots.
Family and friends wait for news as players are offered counselling after freak bouncer fractured batsman’s skull.
Phillip Hughes continues to fight for his life in St Vincent’s Hospital, one day after he was struck on the head by a cricket ball in a freak accident while playing in a match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Continue reading Phil Hughes still in critical condition
Former Test batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition in hospital on Wednesday morning after a short-pitched delivery struck his head during a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
The value of the Manchester United brand has been damaged by a disappointing season according to a study by consultancy Brand Finance. Continue reading Manchester United’s brand ‘devalued’ by weak season
As a child, Barcelona’s Dani Alves rose at 5am to pick melons, while Bayern Munich’s Dante sold his game console to pursue his career. This summer they will wear the famous yellow shirt at the World Cup. Continue reading Rocky road to Brazil: Poverty – the creator of superstars
Midfielder Lars Bender has been ruled out of Germany’s World Cup squad with a thigh injury picked up in training. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Injured Lars Bender out of Germany squad
LA Galaxy striker Landon Donovan has been cut from the United States squad for the World Cup.
The ex-Everton player, who has won 156 caps and scored 57 goals, was one of seven players axed as Jurgen Klinsmann named his final 23-man squad. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Landon Donovan dropped from US squad
Newcastle defender Paul Dummett has received online death threats from Uruguay fans who blame him for the knee injury sustained by Luis Suarez.
Liverpool’s Suarez, 27, had surgery on Wednesday, but is hopeful of being fit for next month’s World Cup. Continue reading Luis Suarez injury: Uruguay fans blame Newcastle’s Paul Dummett