March 5, 2019

Political backing coming for Stockholm 2026 bid – IOC

Stockholm's bid for the 2026 winter Olympics has political backing, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday ahead of an evaluation visit prior to the June vote.
March 5, 2019

Away form gives depleted United confidence – Solskjaer

Manchester United's away form gives them hope they can overturn a two-goal deficit when they face Paris St Germain at the Parc des Princes in their Champions League last-16 second leg, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday.
March 5, 2019

Wolves lost 57 million pounds in returning to top flight

Wolverhampton Wanderers lost one million pounds per week pursuing promotion to the Premier League last season, the Midlands club revealed on Tuesday.
March 5, 2019

Man Utd’s Sanchez out for up to six weeks – coach

Manchester United's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez is facing up to a six-week spell on the sidelines due to a knee ligament injury, according to coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
March 5, 2019

India’s Shankar strikes twice in final over to beat Australia

Virat Kohli smashed 116 runs and Vijay Shankar took two wickets in the final over to secure a nail-biting eight-run win for India against Australia in the second one day international on Tuesday.
March 5, 2019

Iniesta key to Samper leaving Barca to move to Japan

A call from Andres Iniesta was enough to convince Sergi Samper to leave Barcelona and join Japanese side Vissel Kobe, the once promising midfielder said on Tuesday at a teary farewell after 18 years with the Catalan club.
March 5, 2019

Kashima make winning start in ACL title defence

Japan's Kashima Antlers opened the defence of their Asian Champions League title with a win as the J-League side beat tournament debutants Johor Darul Ta'zim 2-1 at Kashima Soccer Stadium on Tuesday.
March 5, 2019

Kearney believes ‘frustrated’ Ireland will step up against France

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney admits to some "nerves and frustration" ahead of their home Six Nations clash against France on Saturday with the defending champions yet to hit top gear in this year's competition.
March 5, 2019

Scotland pair Maitland, Harris to miss Wales clash

Scotland will be without first-choice wing Sean Maitland and centre Chris Harris for Saturday's Six Nations clash with unbeaten Wales at Murrayfield.
March 5, 2019

SA Rugby to be strict with overseas clubs over players – Erasmus

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has reiterated that the Springboks will rigorously enforce World Rugby's Regulation 9 from 2020 in a bid to soften the impact of the growing flood of top players plying their trade abroad.
March 5, 2019

Nissan production line plans could threaten jobs, Sky sources

Nissan is considering plans to cut back production line shifts at its Sunderland plant in the latest blow to the UK car industry, Sky News understands.
March 5, 2019

Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestyles

One of the largest UK meat processors has launched a new vegan meat product. This was long overdue.