January 17, 2020

No alignment with EU rules after Brexit, chancellor says

The chancellor has told businesses there will not be alignment with EU rules after Brexit and urged them to "adjust" to the new reality.
January 17, 2020

Schalke stun Gladbach 2-0 in Bundesliga restart

Michael Gregoritsch scored on his Schalke 04 debut and helped set up the other goal as they beat second-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 on Friday as action in the Bundesliga resumed following the winter break.
January 17, 2020

Rugby: Saracens accept further 35-point deduction, to be relegated – report

Saracens are to accept their heavy deduction for breaching the Premiership's salary cap rules and will therefore be relegated at the end of the season, a report from The Guardian said on Friday.
January 17, 2020

Chicharito signs with Galaxy to become highest-paid MLS star – report

Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Mexican goal machine Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez from Spanish side Sevilla, the Los Angeles Times reported https://www.latimes.com/sports/soccer/story/2020-01-17/chicharito-hernandez-signs-with-gal...
January 17, 2020

Lloyd, Rapinoe anchor U.S. Olympic qualifying roster

The U.S. women's soccer team unveiled a 20-strong roster headlined by Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe for the Olympic qualifying tournament on Friday, as the four-time World Cup winners aim to reach their seventh consecutive Games.
January 17, 2020

Inter sign wing-back Young from United

Inter Milan have signed former England international Ashley Young from Manchester United on a six month contract, the Serie A club said on Friday.
January 17, 2020

Rabada ban is cause for concern, says South Africa coach Boucher

South African coach Mark Boucher said he was concerned about the disciplinary regulations in cricket which led to fast bowler Kagiso Rabada being handed a one-match ban due to his overexuberant celebration during the third test against England.
January 17, 2020

Sainsbury’s distributor NFT races to find buyer

A chilled food distributor which counts J Sainsbury, the supermarket giant, as its biggest retail customer is racing to find new owners after recording multi-million pound losses.
January 17, 2020

Motor racing: Oil giants find fresh focus in all-electric Formula E

Oil giants familiar to fans of fossil-fuelled Formula One are finding a new focus for their energies in the all-electric world of Formula E.
January 17, 2020

Maguire captaincy latest move in Solskjaer’s United project

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named England defender Harry Maguire as the team's new captain on Friday – the latest in a series of appointments which indicate the long-term plans the Norwegian has for the rebuilding of the club.
January 17, 2020

Bale and Ramos ruled out for Real’s clash against Sevilla, Benzema returns

Real Madrid will be without captain Sergio Ramos and forward Gareth Bale for Saturday's La Liga match against Sevilla but are boosted by the return of top scorer Karim Benzema after he recovered from a muscle strain.
January 17, 2020

Britain’s worst paedophile Richard Huckle ‘strangled to death with condoms stuffed down throat’

He was given 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children aged between six months and 12 years