March 15, 2019

La Liga’s hands-on approach to Africa pays dividends

In the battle for the hearts and minds of Africa's growing legion of "connected" football fans, Spain's La Liga has stolen a march on rivals as it seeks to grow its footprint on the continent.
March 15, 2019

Europa League quarter-final draw

The following is the draw for the Europa League quarter-finals made by UEFA on Friday.
March 15, 2019

Napoli face Arsenal, outsiders Slavia meet Chelsea

Napoli, chasing their first European title since Diego Maradona's team won the old UEFA Cup in 1989, were drawn against Arsenal in the quarter-finals of the Europa League on Friday.
March 15, 2019

Man United face Messi again, Man City take on Tottenham

Barcelona will meet Manchester United in the Champions League last eight in a repeat of the 2009 and 2011 finals which were both won by the Catalans, with the help of goals from Lionel Messi.
March 15, 2019

Three newcomers in Germany squad as overhaul continues

Germany coach Joachim Loew on Friday called up three newcomers to his squad for this month's internationals, saying his team overhaul was ongoing after a disappointing 2018.
March 15, 2019

Proposed 2021 F1 rules to be presented to teams this month

Formula One and the governing FIA will present teams with a 'global package' of proposed rules for the 2021 season at a meeting in London on March 26, FIA president Jean Todt said on Friday.
March 15, 2019

Ronaldo recalled by Portugal for first time since World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo was recalled by the Portuguese national squad on Friday for the first time since last year's World Cup.
March 15, 2019

Scholes did not raise concerns before quitting Oldham – club owner

Paul Scholes resigned as Oldham manager despite being given the autonomy he sought and the former Manchester United midfielder did not raise concerns before announcing his decision, English League Two club's owner Abdallah Lemsagam said on Friday.
March 15, 2019

Paralympics: IPC lays down strict criteria for Russia reinstatement

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has set down a long list of conditions Russia must meet for the next four years to avoid having a doping-related suspension reinstated.
March 15, 2019

Sevilla sack coach Machin after Europa League elimination

Sevilla have sacked coach Pablo Machin, the La Liga side said on Friday, the day after the team were knocked out of the Europa League by Slavia Prague.
March 15, 2019

Wales captain Jones plays down significance of open roof

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones believes the impact of an open roof at the Millennium Stadium for Saturday's crunch Six Nations clash with Ireland will be felt by both teams.
March 15, 2019

Dicey Topics: Ian ‘Lofty’ Fulton talks bodies, death and money

The narrator of MasterChef Australia - and now author - discusses the topics we are told to keep quiet.