Germany outlast Italy on penalties to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Germany triumphed 6-5 over Italy in a wild, nine-round penalty shootout to advance to the semifinals at Euro 2016 after the game ended 1-1 after extra time. After Leonardo Bonucci’s 78th-minute penalty cancelled out Mesut Ozil’s opener for Germany, the quarterfinal was decided from the spot, where both teams missed three times before Manuel Neuer…

Gayle, Russell and bowlers star in Jamaica win

A disciplined bowling performance helped Jamaica Tallawahs open their Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2016 account with a five-run victory against St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots at Warner Park on Saturday (July 2). Despite losing wickets at regular intervals, Chris Gayle’s 36-ball 51 and Andre Russell’s unbeaten 34 off 20 helped the visitors set a target…

Dortmund: Mkhitaryan to join Man United

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will sign for Manchester United, subject to a medical. Mkhitaryan, 27, had one year left on his Dortmund contract, but United sealed the transfer after an improved bid was accepted. Dortmund announced the news on Saturday, stating that they finally agreed to let the Armenia international go…