February 25, 2020

Soccer-Bayern thump Chelsea 3-0 with two from Gnabry

Two second-half goals in less than three minutes from Serge Gnabry and another from prolific Pole Robert Lewandowski earned Bayern Munich a thumping 3-0 victory at Chelsea in their Champions League last 16, first leg on Tuesday.
February 25, 2020

Precious Griezmann goal earns Barcelona draw at spirited Napoli

Antoine Griezmann's second-half equaliser handed Barcelona a vital away goal and earned them a 1-1 draw at Napoli in their Champions League last-16 first leg meeting on Tuesday.
February 25, 2020

Gavin and Stacey actor among stars of new ITV drama Flesh and Blood

New ITV drama Flesh and Blood has an all-star cast - here's everything you need to know
February 25, 2020

Lyon focused on Juve game, not on coronavirus, says coach

Olympique Lyonnais are fully focused on their Champions League games against Juventus and refuse to be concerned by the coronavirus outbreak hitting Italy, their coach Rudi Garcia told a news conference on Tuesday.
February 25, 2020

Woods to follow familiar ‘blueprint’ for Masters title defence

Tiger Woods said on Tuesday that he will prepare for this year's Masters in much the same way as in 2019 when he ended an 11-year wait for a major title with a remarkable triumph at Augusta National.
February 25, 2020

Man United ‘rebuild’ as Champions League absence proves costly

Manchester United are in "rebuild" mode as the English soccer club chases a return to the European Champions League, Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward said after financial results were dented by the team's absence from this season's tournament.
February 25, 2020

Guardiola and Zidane exchange praise ahead of Real-City

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said no club will repeat Real Madrid's feat of three consecutive Champions League wins as he and opposite number Zinedine Zidane showered each other with praise ahead of Wednesday's crunch clash in the Spanish capita...
February 25, 2020

Veteran British Land chief Grigg prepares to vacate

The long-serving chief executive of British Land, the UK's second-biggest listed property company, is preparing to step down after more than a decade at the helm.
February 25, 2020

Blow to British Cycling as sponsor HSBC pulls out

British Cycling is beginning the search for a new sponsor after confirming on Tuesday that HSBC is pulling out only four years into an eight-year, multimillion pound deal.
February 25, 2020

New chancellor must recognise need to raise taxes, says IFS

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will have to raise billions of pounds worth of taxes, reinstate austerity or ditch the Conservative party's new fiscal rules in his Budget next month, the IFS has warned.
February 25, 2020

Motor racing-Alonso joins Arrow McLaren for Indianapolis 500

Fernando Alonso will race for Arrow McLaren SP at this year's Indianapolis 500 where the Spaniard will try to complete motor sport's 'Triple Crown' with a victory, the team announced on Tuesday.
February 25, 2020

Irish government says Italy fixture should be cancelled due to coronavirus

Ireland's minister for health said on Tuesday its Six Nations rugby fixture against Italy scheduled for March 7 in Dublin should not go ahead due to the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy.