Category Archives: London Sport

Report: Palace set to land Loftus-Cheek on loan from Chelsea

Frank De Boer would add his first player since being hired by Crystal Palace.

The Latest: Plays starts on outside show courts at Wimbledon

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): —— 11:45 a.m. Play has started on the outside show courts at Wimbledon. Top-ranked Angelique Kerber, a finalist at the All England Club last year, was first on No. 2 Court against 2015 finalist Garbine Muguruza. Another former finalist, Agnieszka Radwanska, was on No. 3 Court…

Hamilton hit with 5-place grid penalty for gearbox change

SPIELBERG, Austria — Lewis Hamilton’s chances of winning the Austrian Grand Prix have been hit by a five-place grid penalty for an unauthorized gearbox change. Teams must use the same gearbox for six straight races but Hamilton’s Mercedes team made the change before reaching that requirement. The British driver is 14 points behind Ferrari’s Sebastian…

England to play 2 spinners, Ballance in 1st test vs SAfrica

LONDON — England will play two spinners and hand a recall to batsman Gary Ballance in the first test against South Africa at Lord’s starting Thursday. England captain Joe Root said in his pre-match news conference that allrounder Liam Dawson, who bowls spin, will be picked ahead of paceman Toby Roland-Jones for his second cap.…

The Latest: Azarenka reaches 3rd round at Wimbledon

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): —— 1:25 p.m. Victoria Azarenka is back in the third round at Wimbledon. The two-time semifinalist at the All England Club beat 15th-seeded Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-3 on No. 3 Court. Azarenka recently returned to action after giving birth in December. Wednesday’s match was only her…

New captains add intrigue to England-South Africa 1st test

LONDON — The prospect of both teams being led by new captains adds extra intrigue — and unpredictability — to the first test of England’s four-match series against South Africa, starting Thursday, when England hopes to settle quickly under Joe Root and nurture early signs of dominance over the Proteas this summer. Success in the…

LONDON EVENTS – Major League Baseball hits London for free 4th July party

Major League Baseball will next week transform London’s Hyde Park into a baseball field to host a huge 4th of July party with the representatives of the legendary Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers going head to head. The MLB Battlegrounds takeover of the Barclaycard presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park festival site […]

Chelsea Transfer Policy – Will they regret Traore Sale

Courtesy: Olympique Lyonais twitter   As youth football goes Chelsea have an extremely successful set up when it comes to winning trophies. In recent years the young blues have tasted plenty of success in the FA Youth Cup and won the youth champions league in back to back to season’s. They are the current youth league […]

Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen’s final

LONDON — Feliciano Lopez saved a match point as he came from behind to beat Marin Cilic of Croatia and claim the biggest title of his career at Queen’s on Sunday in the Wimbledon warm-up event. The 35-year-old Spaniard failed to break the serve of fourth-seeded Cilic throughout the grass-court final but fought back to…

Is Eric Dier worth Tottenham’s $64 million asking price?

Spurs are reportedly asking for over $64 million in order to let Eric Dier leave White Hart Lane this summer.