Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola admits he is in talks over return to Stamford Bridge as part of coaching staff

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola admits he is in talks over return to Stamford Bridge as part of coaching staff

The Blues legend has been tipped for a comeback to Stamford Bridge with former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri expected to replace Antonio Conte as manager. And Zola fuelled speculation when he left South Africa — where he was working as a World…

Betts out a month as Crows cop another hamstring

Betts out a month as Crows cop another hamstring

Struggling Adelaide have been dealt another setback with a hamstring injury expected to sideline star forward Eddie Betts for a month. Betts was injured in the fourth quarter of the Crows' 56-point loss to Hawthorn on Saturday. Grand finalists last season, Adelaide…

More T20s for Australia as cricket searches for meaning

More T20s for Australia as cricket searches for meaning

Australia will play significantly more Twenty20s at the cost of the traditional formats as part of a revamp of the international schedule designed to give greater context to world cricket. The International Cricket Council's future tours program to the end of 2023…

Liverpool ready to swoop for Sporting Lisbon star

Liverpool ready to swoop for Sporting Lisbon star

Liverpool are reportedly considering a move for Sporting Lisbon’s Gelson Martins. The 23-year-old is in Russia with the Portugal squad for their World Cup campaign. He is one of a number of players at the Portuguese giants who has cancelled their contract…

Wimbledon wildcards for de Minaur and Hewitt

Wimbledon wildcards for de Minaur and Hewitt

He may have fallen just shy of direct entry, but rapidly improving Australian Alex de Minaur has still made the Wimbledon main draw courtesy of a wildcard. The All England Club confirmed de Minaur would be one of eight men's singles wildcards…

Phil Mickelson finally admits truth behind US Open explosion

Phil Mickelson finally admits truth behind US Open explosion

It’s been four days since Phil Mickelson’s stunning meltdown on the 13th hole of his US Open third round at Shinnecock Hills and on Wednesday, after some soul searching, Mickelson told The Post he’s “sorry” for what happened. “I know this should…

Betting world going crazy for LeBron-Kawhi Lakers union

Betting world going crazy for LeBron-Kawhi Lakers union

LAS VEGAS — LeBron James, the NBA’s drama king, has all eyes on him this summer as The Decision Part III nears. Oddsmakers in Las Vegas and offshore locales are watching every move he might make and following every rumor. Will LeBron…

Danes look to Eriksen to cement round of 16 spot

Danes look to Eriksen to cement round of 16 spot

Dangerous Dane: Christian Eriksen. Denmark came into this World Cup as one of the top-ranked teams on the planet – equal 12th with England. On paper they should present a formidable opponent for the Socceroos when Bert van Marwijk's team get back into…

God among golfers, prince among men

God among golfers, prince among men

Peter Thomson has died. Eighty-eight is a great innings, to reference another sport he loved. Bradman, he once said, "was a god when I was growing up". To Australian golfers of his time, Thomson was a god, although it wouldn’t be right…

Journalist groped, kissed during live broadcast at World Cup

Journalist groped, kissed during live broadcast at World Cup

A gross creep brazenly groped and smooched a TV journalist as she reported on the World Cup from Russia. Julieth Gonzalez Theran, a reporter for German TV news channel Deutsche Welle, was broadcasting from the city of Saransk last week — before…

How the Socceroos can beat Denmark

How the Socceroos can beat Denmark

Samara, Russia: The Socceroos need to keep their nerve, stick to their game plan and improvise at the right moments if they are to beat Denmark and give themselves a major chance to progress to the World Cup's round of 16, says…

Hard work of netball pioneers pays off

Hard work of netball pioneers pays off

Way back in the dark ages – not quite as far back as when Mary played wing attack for the Bethlehem Bandicoots, but far enough back that yours truly was pulling on a lycra frock every Friday night for the then-yellow, then-Sydney…

'My hardest day in cricket': Captain Paine in shock

'My hardest day in cricket': Captain Paine in shock

A crestfallen Tim Paine admitted Australia's record 242-run defeat to England at Trent Bridge was the toughest day of his cricketing career. After his bowlers were smashed for a record-breaking total of 6-481 from 50 overs, Paine then saw his batting line-up…

England splash about in the swimming pool on inflatable unicorns

England splash about in the swimming pool on inflatable unicorns

England splash about in the swimming pool on inflatable unicorns and play basketball as Gareth Southgate’s men recover following dramatic Tunisia win England stars recovered from Monday night’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Tunisia  Gareth Southgate’s squad played basketball, lifted weights and went…

Tom Brady redirects retirement talk with age hint

Tom Brady redirects retirement talk with age hint

When it comes to his retirement date, it looks like Tom Brady might be leaning toward the “later” part of “sooner rather than later.” The Patriots quarterback, who turns 41 on Aug. 3, told Oprah Winfrey in a segment scheduled to air…

Clyde Frazier touts Porzingis, makes Knicks draft request

Clyde Frazier touts Porzingis, makes Knicks draft request

Walt Frazier joined forces with probable No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton on Monday at a pop-up shop across the street from Barclays Center — site of Thursday night’s NBA draft. A new run of Puma Clyde sneakers are back, and the company,…