India suffer biggest defeat at Lord’s since 1974

England gave India a hiding at Lord’s, dismissing the visitors for 130 and winning the second Test by an innings and 129 runs. England added to their overnight total in the early part of the first session and ended up taking a lead of 289 before declaring. There were a few rain delays but in between and after those, India kept losing wickets. James Anderson took out the openers and…

Sevilla vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi wins record 33rd title as Barcelona win Spanish Super Cup

Lionel Messi won his 33rd title with Barcelona on Sunday to become the most successful player in the Catalan club’s history. Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in the Spanish Super Cup as Messi overtook Andres Iniesta, who had 32 titles when he left this summer for the Japanese league. Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen secured the win when he saved a penalty kick from Sevilla substitute Wissam Ben Yedder in the…

Niko Kovac’s Bayern Munich rout Frankfurt 5-0 in German Super Cup

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich won the German Super Cup on Sunday with a 5-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt in an impressive start for new coach Niko Kovac. The Poland striker, who had a disappointing World Cup, effectively ended the game against Kovac’s former team with two goals in five minutes midway through the first half. Lewandowski completed his hat trick early in the second, before…

Clash Royale esports league debut features $1 million prize pool

It’s not just the big “AAA” titles on PC and console that are making the esports rounds. Supercell, the maker of mobile game Clash Royale, is kicking off its Pro League (CRL) on August 20 that will cover Europe, Asia, North America, and China. The prize pool is a massive $1 million that will see 44 teams compete against one another on the small screen. More than 25 million players…

NVIDIA establish GeForce boot camp spaces in Shanghai and Munich

NVIDIA already houses a boot camp space in Silicon Valley, California to which it has played host to some major teams including Team Secret, Tempo Storm, and compLexity Gaming since 2015. The statement from the firm explains that adding these two boot camp studios in prime esports competitive locations will give easier access to train before tournaments. Using the boot camp space will include 240Hz G-SYNC monitors, three meals per day and a dedicated environment for…

NFL and EA to launch Madden NFL 19 Championship Series

NFL and EA have partnered to launch the Madden NFL ’19 Championship Series with grassroots tournaments, online qualifiers, and three Majors. These tournaments will allow players to earn points through the season, culminating in the Madden NFL Bowl – an event with a $700,000 (£548,058) prize pool. Please follow and like us:

It’s the start of another English Premier League campaign

After the shortest offseason in more than a half-century, the Premier League returns Friday with Manchester United taking on Leicester City.  United manager Jose Mourinho, entering his third season at Old Trafford, has looked like a Bassett Hound for most of the summer, predicting a “difficult season” for a team which finished second in May. Not enough money has been spent, says the Portuguese, who has seen three players added to his…

Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois signs for Real Madrid, says move is a ‘dream come true’

The 26-year-old goalkeeper joined Real for a reported fee of 35 million euros ($40.6 million) on a six-year deal, with midfielder Mateo Kovacic departing Madrid for Stamford Bridge on a season-long loan. “Today is a dream come true for me, you can’t imagine how happy I am,” said Courtois, who won the Golden Glove award as the World Cup’s best goalkeeper after helping Belgium finish third last month, adding. Courtois…

AS Monaco joins Gerard Piqué-backed esports league

Ligue 1 club AS Monaco has announced that it has joined eFootball.Pro esports league founded by Spanish and Barcelona football star Gerard Piqué making it the third club to join the football eSports competition created by eFootball. The clubs will compete in the first international esports league to be organized for football clubs only. The tournament is owned and managed by esports company Esports Media Rights (EMR), with Piqué acting as both…

Angelo Mathews Reaches New Milestone In ODI Cricket

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews on Wednesday played his 200th One-Day International (ODI) match against South Africa at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele and became the 14th Sri Lankan cricketer to play 200 ODIs. Mathews has scored 5223 runs in ODIs with an average of 42.12, thus far. His highest score remains of an unbeaten 139 runs. On the other hand, he has scalped 114 wickets for the national team,…