February 6, 2019

Man City go top of the Premier League with win at Everton

Champions Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park on Wednesday.
February 6, 2019

Back on top, Guardiola excepts more twists and turns in title race

Manchester City are back on top of the Premier League but manager Pep Guardiola certainly does not expect anything like a repeat of last season's procession to the title.
February 6, 2019

Fears of explosion and toxic leak at Ocado fire site

Firefighters have evacuated people from properties near the Ocado warehouse blaze amid fears of a toxic gas leak or an explosion.
February 6, 2019

PSG need extra time to see off third division side in Cup

Holders Paris St Germain were taken to extra time by third division side Villefranche Beaujolais on Wednesday but reached the French Cup quarter-finals after substitutes Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani helped them to a 3-0 win.
February 6, 2019

Rugby – England’s Cokanasiga in with a chance to face France

Giant Bath winger Joe Cokanasiga, props Dan Cole and Ben Moon and flanker Brad Shields have been included in a provisional 25-man squad for England's Six Nations game against France at Twickenham on Sunday.
February 6, 2019

Michael Bolton denies falling asleep during Seven’s Morning Show interview

The awkward interview, with hosts Kylie Gillies and Larry Emdur, went viral this week.
February 6, 2019

Valencia demand apology from Getafe president for ‘racist’ comment

Valencia demanded an apology from Getafe president Angel Torres on Wednesday after he made a comment they described as 'racist' about defender Mouctar Diakhaby during a radio interview.
February 6, 2019

VAR should be used sparingly in the Champions League, says refereeing boss

The VAR system should be used sparingly, as a "parachute" for the referee, when it is introduced into the Champions League for the first time next week, European refereeing boss Roberto Rosetti said on Wednesday.
February 6, 2019

Hearing of former British Cycling doctor adjourned to Friday

A medical tribunal of former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman, charged with ordering 30 sachets of the banned substance Testogel for an unnamed athlete in 2011, has been adjourned to Friday.
February 6, 2019

Bournemouth fan faces ban for pie throwing

A Bournemouth football fan faces being banned from stadiums after throwing a pie on to the Stamford Bridge pitch during his side's League Cup match against Chelsea in December.
February 6, 2019

Snooker – Two Welsh players banned after match-fixing investigation

Welsh snooker players David John and Jamie Jones have been banned after being found guilty of breaching anti-corruption rules, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said on Wednesday.
February 6, 2019

Secret Escapes plots Irish getaway

The online travel operator Secret Escapes is expanding its own horizons with the purchase of the Irish company behind Pigsback.com, the leisure discounts website.