Uruguay kept waiting after Venezuela stalemate

5 Oct

Uruguay were left waiting to confirm their 2018 World Cup qualification on Thursday after being held to a 0-0 by Venezuela.The Uruguayans could have booked their ticket to Russia with victory over a Venezuelan side who had already been eliminated from …

New York Yacht Club returns to America’s Cup

5 Oct

The New York Yacht Club (NYYC) said Friday it would compete in the 2021 America’s Cup in New Zealand after a 14 year absence from sailing’s most prestigious regatta.The NYYC held the Auld Mug from 1851 to 1983, the longest winning streak in sporting hi…

Lampe denies Brazil as Bolivia grab draw

5 Oct

A superb performance by Bolivia goalkeeper Carlos Lampe frustrated Brazil here Thursday as the five-time World Cup winners were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw in their dead rubber qualification game.With Brazil already assured of top spot in South Ame…

Germany, England seal 2018 World Cup berths

5 Oct

Defending champions Germany clinched a place at next year’s World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 win in Northern Ireland on Thursday, while England beat Slovenia 1-0 to secure their finals berth.Sebastian Rudy and Sandro Wagner struck brilliant first-half go…