Bale starts for Tottenham against LA Galaxy

CARSON (Sporting Alert) — Tottenham manager André Villas Boas has named a strong team to face the LA Galaxy in their preseason football friendly match here at The Home Depot Center tonight. Game at The Home Depot Center (10:30 pm ET/ 7:30 pm PT, KDOC, KWHY, 1330 AM, espn3.com and LIVE CHAT), The starting team includes…

IAAF confirmed leading athlete’s positive drugs test

LONDON (Sporting Alert) — The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Lamine Diack has confirmed that he was informed about a positive drugs test by a leading athlete ahead of the London Olympics. Reports circulating in the media claims that Morocco’s star runner and a favourite for the Olympics 1,500m gold medal, Mariem Alaoui…

Preseason Football Scores and Results – Wins for Madrid and Barca – July 24

(Sporting Alert) — Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona recorded wins in their preseason warmup matches on Tuesday night. La Liga champions Real Madrid hammered Oviedo 5-1 in their contest while a youthful Barcelona side edged Hamburger 2-1. Angel Di Maria came off the bench to score a brace for Jose Mourinho’s side, with Lucas…

USA basketball team cruised past Spain in exhibition

BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) — The United States basketball team took control in the later parts of the game to come away with a comfortable 100-78 victory over Spain in its final Olympic Games warm up match in Barcelona on Tuesday night. New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony impressively scored 23 of his 27 points in the…

No. 1 USA v No. 2 Spain in big basketball exhibition on ESPN3

BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) — LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Team USA are set for a very strong test ahead of the Olympic Games when they face fellow gold medal vying opponents Spain in a warm up match. No. 1 USA v No. 2 Spain exhibition on ESPN3.com USA have been in good winning form leading…

Malaysia XI v Arsenal: Watch LIVE on Arsenal Player

(Sporting Alert) — Arsenal will kick-start its preseason campaign with a friendly game against a Malaysia XI on Tuesday night. Arsenal members can watch a live video stream of our first tour match on Arsenal Player. The Barclays Premier League side recovered well from a poor start to the season last year to take third in the…