September 25, 2018

Barca coach Valverde says Messi the best despite Modric award

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes his player Lionel Messi should have won FIFA’s 'The Best' award and not Real Madrid's Luka Modric.
September 25, 2018

Liverpool will back women’s team, says caretaker boss Kirkland

Liverpool are fully committed to supporting their manager-less women's team but there remains room for improvement, the Women's Super League side's caretaker boss Chris Kirkland has said.
September 25, 2018

Tuesday rounds offer clue to American Ryder Cup partnerships

Jim Furyk has a "really good idea" of the pairings he will send out on the first day of the Ryder Cup, the United States captain said on Tuesday.
September 25, 2018

Koch benefits from Bok about-turn on overseas-based players

Prop Vincent Koch feared he had lost out on any further opportunity to play test rugby when South Africa introduced strict selection criteria for overseas-based players.
September 25, 2018

Real’s Lopetegui backs VAR

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui has given his backing to Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) in La Liga after a weekend in which a number of controversial decisions were given in Spain’s top flight.
September 25, 2018

Saunders fined over drugs-for-sex video on Twitter

Boxer Billy Joe Saunders has been fined 100,000 pounds by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) for posting a video on social media in which he offered a woman 150 pounds worth of drugs to perform a sex act on another person.
September 25, 2018

Giovinazzi joins Raikkonen at Sauber for 2019

Italian Antonio Giovinazzi will race for Sauber next season in a new lineup with former world champion Kimi Raikkonen, the Swiss-based Formula One team said on Tuesday.
September 25, 2018

Wallabies hoping Boks will buckle under home fan pressure

Australia are hoping that hosts South Africa will buckle under the pressure from eager home fans in the Rugby Championship on Saturday after the Springboks upset world champions New Zealand away in their last test.
September 25, 2018

Montero recalled as Argentina prepare for All Blacks match

Argentina have handed winger Manuel Montero a recall and drafted two uncapped players into their squad for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against the All Blacks in Buenos Aires.
September 25, 2018

Countering Yasir is Australia’s ‘number one’ priority – Siddle

Surviving the wiles of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah is Australia's "number one plan" in the upcoming test series in the United Arab Emirates, fast bowler Peter Siddle has said.
September 25, 2018

Wenger put the ‘Arsenal Way’ above winning, says Cech

Former manager Arsene Wenger sometimes put the 'Arsenal way' of trying to play beautiful football above winning during his final years at the London club, according to goalkeeper Petr Cech.
September 24, 2018

Golf – Koepka headlines nominees for PGA Tour Player of the Year

Brooks Koepka, who won the PGA Championship and U.S. Open this year, was nominated for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award on Monday along with Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau and Francesco Molinari.