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World Cup ref ruled out of semi-finals after fan photo

Tuesday  08:40,   22 october 2019

World Cup ref ruled out of semi-finals after fan photoTOKYO (Reuters) - Jaco Peyper was not considered for appointment for the Rugby World Cup semi-finals after posing with fans mimicking a key red-card incident in a quarter-final he refereed, World >>>

Rapinoe, Bronze and Hegerberg lead nominees for 2019 Women's Ballon d'Or

Tuesday  08:30,   22 october 2019

The 20-name list was revealed by France Football on Monday, including a whole host of the USWNT's World Cup winners and Lyon's treble-winnersThe pair fought it out as two of the three finalists for FIFA’s The Best Women’s Player award in... >>>

Why Dan Biggar doesn’t care Wales were lucky to reach semis

Tuesday  08:10,   22 october 2019

Dan Biggar admits he “could not care less” if Wales rode their luck to book a place in the World Cup semi-finals. The Six Nations champions will tackle South Africa in Yokohama next Sunday after edging out quarter-final opponents France 20-19. ©... >>>

Millwall appoint Rowett as manager

Tuesday  08:00,   22 october 2019

Millwall have appointed Gary Rowett as their new manager. The Lions had been looking for a replacement for Neil Harris, who resigned on October 3, with former Stoke, Derby and Birmingham boss Rowett now set to take over at The Den.Callum Davidson... >>>

How Hamilton can win title at Mexican GP

Tuesday  06:35,   22 october 2019

Lewis Hamilton will have his first chance to clinch a sixth F1 world championship in Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix.Hamilton leads Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, his only remaining title challenger after the Finn's impressive win at Suzuka, by >>>

Carragher apologises to Evra for t-shirts worn in support of Luiz Suarez

Tuesday  06:25,   22 october 2019

Liverpool wore t-shirts in support of Luis Suarez in 2011 after the Uruguayan racially abused Patrice Evra.Suarez received an eight game ban after racially abusing the Frenchman in a match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield in... >>>

Federer up and running in quest for 10th Swiss title

Tuesday  06:05,   22 october 2019

Nine-time Swiss Indoors Basel champion Roger Federer made light work of Peter Gojowczyk in his home city on Monday.The 38-year-old recorded his 21st win in a row at the event by dispatching 34 winners in his 52 minutes on court, sealing a 6-2 6-1... >>>

Ronaldo: I'm not ready to retire

Tuesday  04:50,   22 october 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo has reassured Juventus supporters and his legions of fans worldwide that at 34, he is not ready for retirement yet. "Age is just a number. It does not mean that at 34, 35, 36, you are at the end of your career," Ronaldo said at a... >>>

'We did not deserve to lose' - Emery says Arsenal were denied 'clear penalty' against Sheffield United

Tuesday  04:20,   22 october 2019

The manager claimed Arsenal "deserved more" from their 1-0 defeat after seeing a couple of penalty appeals rejectedLys Mousset scored the only goal in Monday's Premier League clash at Bramall Lane to earn the hosts a famous victory on his first... >>>

Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'wanted by Bologna on a six-month contract' once LA Galaxy deal expires in December

Monday  17:25,   21 october 2019

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make a sensational return to Serie A when his LA Galaxy contract expires in December, with Bologna believed to be interested in making a shock move for the Swede. There has been much speculation regarding what the... >>>

UFC star Conor McGregor donates £10,000 towards life-changing treatment for one-year baby girl in Ireland with rare genetic condition

Monday  17:05,   21 october 2019

MMA superstar McGregor has given his support to the Hope For Evie campaign, which is raising funds for the one-year-old with a rare genetic condition.MMA superstar McGregor has given his support to the Hope For Evie campaign, by pledging a large... >>>

Murray to play Davis Cup finals

Monday  15:15,   21 october 2019

Andy Murray has been named in Great Britain's Davis Cup squad for next month's finals in Madrid.The Scot, who has not represented the team since 2016, won his first singles title in two years on Sunday by beating Stan Wawrinka at the... >>>

Why it's probably safe to get very excited about Callum Hudson-Odoi

Monday  14:30,   21 october 2019

It can be easy to overstate the potential of promising English teenagers. But in Hudson-Odoi, Chelsea have more than just a talented footballer – they have a very clever one, tooIt’s wilful denial, really, because everyone craves the opportunity to... >>>

Andy Murray - the man with a metal hip and iron will

Monday  13:15,   21 october 2019

Andy Murray - the man with a metal hip and iron willAt the Australian Open in January this year, the tournament organisers practically retired Andy... >>>

Roma apologise for 'racist boos' directed at Sampdoria's Vieira

Monday  11:50,   21 october 2019

The England youth international was subject to constant abuse throughout the game in Claudio Ranieri's first match as Samp coachFormer Leeds United youngster Vieira, who played the entire match, was abused by a section of the travelling Roma... >>>