December 13, 2019

Original Olympic manifesto set to fetch as much as $1 million at auction

As athletes around the globe prepare to go for gold in Tokyo next year, a 127-year-old artefact that outlines the very foundation of the modern Olympic Games is set to claim a hefty purse.
December 13, 2019

Sanches gives Lille home win against Montpellier

Renato Sanches's late goal earned Lille a 2-1 home win against Montpellier as they consolidated third place in Ligue 1 on Friday.
December 13, 2019

Emmerdale star Sheila Mercier dies at 100

Sheila Mercier become a household name to millions as Annie Sugden when the ITV soap launched back in 1972
December 13, 2019

No break clause in City contract, says Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has denied reports that his contract contains a 'break clause' that could allow him to leave at the end of the season.
December 13, 2019

Figure skating – Zagitova takes break from competition

Olympic and world champion Alina Zagitova is taking a break from figure skating this winter, the Russian announced on Friday.
December 13, 2019

Brazil, Colombia, Japan round out 2023 women’s World Cup host bids

Brazil, Colombia and Japan have each submitted formal bids to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, the sport's global governing body FIFA said on Friday, a day after Australia and New Zealand announced their joint bid.
December 13, 2019

Ertz named U.S. Soccer’s female player of the year

World Cup winning midfielder Julie Ertz was named U.S. Soccer's female player of the year on Friday.
December 13, 2019

SNP MP Blackford rings up payday from telecoms sale

It has been a productive 24 hours for Ian Blackford, the SNP's leader at Westminster.
December 13, 2019

Major train timetable changes to add 1,000 new services

A major change to timetables across Britain will take effect on Sunday, adding 1,000 new weekly services as well as the first non-stop journey between London and Bristol in decades.
December 13, 2019

Formula One fans vote Norris their rookie of the year

McLaren's Lando Norris has been voted Rookie of the Year by an overwhelming majority in an online vote of Formula One fans despite Red Bull's Alexander Albon finishing higher in the championship.
December 13, 2019

Lampard says Chelsea mentality must be right against Bournemouth

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says his side must show the right mentality when they host Bournemouth on Saturday as they aim to consolidate their place in the Premier League's top four.
December 13, 2019

Women can read a cat’s facial expressions better than men, study shows

Very few people can decode the emotions in a cat's facial expressions but women fared better than men in the study