September 24, 2019

‘Dark Destroyer’ Benn aims for comeback 23 years after last fight

Britain's 55-year-old Nigel Benn is set to announce his comeback to boxing 23 years after his last professional fight, his promoter was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
September 24, 2019

Lowly Colchester dump Spurs out of League Cup on penalties

Fourth-tier Colchester United dumped last season's Champions League finalists Tottenham Hotspur out of the League Cup 4-3 on penalties in the big shock of the third round on Tuesday.
September 24, 2019

Kenyan duo barred from Doha after failing to meet anti-doping rules

Kenyan 5,000 metre runners Michael Kibet and Daniel Simiyu will not be allowed to compete at the athletics world championships in Doha after failing to meet anti-doping rule requirements, Athletics Kenya (AK) officials said on Tuesday.
September 24, 2019

Second Trump golf course for Aberdeenshire gets go-ahead

PLANS for a second golf course at Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire resort have been given the green light. The MacLeod course – named after the US president’s Lewis-born mother Mary Anne – could also pave the way for the building of 550 homes at Menie Link...
September 24, 2019

Barca secure win over Villarreal as Messi limps off

Barcelona secured a much-needed 2-1 home victory over Villarreal in La Liga on Tuesday, racing into a two-goal lead inside 15 minutes before hanging on after Santi Cazorla halved the deficit on the stroke of halftime.
September 24, 2019

Juventus complete Brescia comeback to take Serie A lead

Juventus came from behind to go top of Serie A with a 2-1 win at Brescia on Tuesday as Mario Balotelli marked his return to Italian football.
September 24, 2019

Surge in violent and sexual crime grips Scotland

SCOTLAND is in the grip of a growing crimewave – with a violent or sexual offence every 24 minutes. Official figures revealed sex crimes have risen to a record high with violent offences at the highest level in seven years.
September 24, 2019

Golovin double earns Monaco first win of the season

AS Monaco's Aleksandr Golovin scored twice as the principality side beat visiting Nice 3-1 in the Azurean derby in Ligue 1 on Tuesday to claim their first victory of the season.
September 24, 2019

UEFA names final hosts, new ‘Europa Conference League’

St Petersburg, Munich and Wembley Stadium in London will host the three Champions League finals from 2021, European football's governing body UEFA said on Tuesday.
September 24, 2019

Athletics: ‘I’m running clean,’ Coleman tells fans

United States sprinter Christian Coleman, only cleared to compete at the world athletics championships after a charge of breaking the anti-doping whereabouts rule was withdrawn, told Reuters television on Tuesday that he was "running clean".
September 24, 2019

UEFA tells teams not to play where women can’t watch

European football's governing body (UEFA) said on Tuesday it would tell member clubs and national teams not to play games in countries where women do not have full access to stadiums.
September 24, 2019

UEFA to plant 600,000 trees to offset carbon emissions from Euro 2020

European football's governing body UEFA said it will plant 600,000 trees across 12 countries as part of its commitment to offset carbon emissions from travel to next year's expanded European Championships but conceded it may have to do more.