QUEEN ELIZABETH stunned last night in her favourite Vladimir Tiara to host the annual pre-Christmas gathering of members of the Diplomatic Corps at Buckingham Palace. Meghan Markle was rumoured to be denied from wearing this tiara at her wedding.
Widespread pre-season predictions of a two-horse Premier League title race look like being proved correct but the fact it is Leicester City, not Manchester City, vying with Liverpool has provided a novel twist to the plot.
Atletico Madrid comfortably beat Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 at home on Wednesday to end a barren run of four games without a win and advance to the knockout stage of the Champions League for the sixth time in seven years.
A list of the 16 teams who have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League following Wednesday's final round of group matches. (* denotes group winners)
Atletico Madrid (Spain)
Bayern Munich (Germany)*...
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus netted a superb hat-trick as they came from behind to beat Croatian title holders Dinamo Zagreb 4-1 away in an entertaining Champions League Group C clash on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich made it a perfect six victories from six games in Champions League Group B as goals by Kingsley Coman, Thomas Mueller and Philippe Coutinho earned them a 3-1 home win over Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday that the league had "moved on" from last month's long-awaited workout with Colin Kaepernick, three years after the former 49ers quarterback kneeled during the pre-game national anthem in protest of racia...