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Renault announces start date for veteran F1 tech boss Fry

Tuesday  12:15,   28 january 2020

Veteran Formula 1 tech boss Pat Fry will start working at Renault next week as the Enstone team's technical director (chassis), the French squad said on Monday .Fry will replace former chassis technical director Nick Chester, who announced his... >>>

Cardiff demand apology from Reading after City fans were wrongly accused of chanting racial and homophobic abuse during FA Cup tie

Tuesday  11:55,   28 january 2020

Cardiff have demanded an apology from FA Cup rivals Reading after City supporters were accused of racist and homophobic behaviour in Saturday's fourth-round tie at the Madejski Stadium. An announcement was made over the public address system... >>>

'Vardy will have part to play in semi-final'

Tuesday  11:50,   28 january 2020

Brendan Rodgers says Leicester's top goalscorer Jamie Vardy will be involved in their Carabao Cup semi-final, despite some fears about his fitness. Leicester take on Aston Villa in the second leg on Tuesday, having drawn the first leg 1-1 at the >>>

Ismaila Soro names the Celtic factor that is 'unlike anywhere else' as he reveals the advice he took before signing

Tuesday  11:30,   28 january 2020

The midfielder has officially signed from Bnei Yehuda in a £2million deal and can't wait to get started.New Celtic signing Ismaila Soro vowed to help the Hoops continue their domination of Scottish football after the midfielder became Neil... >>>

Barty moves closer to Australian Open title

Tuesday  11:20,   28 january 2020

Dreams of a home winner at the Australian Open grew more real on Tuesday as Ashleigh Barty produced a brilliant display to beat Petra Kvitova and reach the semi-finals. The world No 1 is the first Australian woman to make the last four in singles... >>>

LeBron James breaks silence on Kobe Bryant's death

Tuesday  07:20,   28 january 2020

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James broke his silence on Monday evening, posting a wrenching message on Instagram in the form of a note to the late Kobe Bryant. “I’m not ready but here I go,” the post began. “Man I sitting here trying to write something >>>

Australian Open 2020: Kyrgios 'shattered' to lose but appreciates 'champion' Nadal

Tuesday  05:00,   28 january 2020

Warm words from both players after Rafael Nadal's win over Nick Kyrgios appeared to indicate a softening of relations between the two.Amid an apparent softening of relations between the two rivals, Nadal praised Kyrgios in his on-court interview >>>

Arteta: Mustafi injury won't alter transfer plans

Tuesday  04:25,   28 january 2020

Mikel Arteta insists the injury sustained by Shkodran Mustafi during Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup win at Bournemouth won't change the clubs transfer plans. Mustafi was carried off on a stretcher having landed awkwardly as the Gunners secured a... >>>

Premier League winter break explained

Monday  19:05,   27 january 2020

Premier League clubs will have their first winter break in February - but how long will players get off and what impact will it have? Will there be a weekend without Premier League football?Not in February. The break has been brought in to give... >>>

'To be fifth with this squad is as good as it can possibly get': Owen Hargreaves insists Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'desperately needs help' to take Manchester United forward

Monday  16:20,   27 january 2020

Solskjaer continues to come under scrutiny at Old Trafford after yet another turbulent season for the club - United currently sit fifth in the Premier League, six points off Chelsea in fourth. © Thomson Reuters Soccer Football - FA Cup Fourth Round... >>>

It's increasingly clear: West Ham are a club drifting towards disaster

Monday  16:05,   27 january 2020

If 'The West Ham Way' exists in 2020, it is a culture of bouncing between competing ideas and styles – none of which work for themIn the UK on Sunday, football supporters woke up to a blistering segment on Sky Sports’ Sunday Supplement, in... >>>

La Liga unveils action plan in response to racist and violent incidents

Monday  15:50,   27 january 2020

La Liga unveils action plan in response to racist and violent incidentsAthletic's Inaki Williams was subjected to racist chanting in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Espanyol where hooligan violence broke out before kick off, while fans were filmed fighting... >>>

Australian Open 2020: Nadal survives Kyrgios test to reach quarters

Monday  14:50,   27 january 2020

World number one Rafael Nadal was pushed hard before getting past Nick Kyrgios at the Australian Open.The world number one was pushed by Kyrgios on Rod Laver Arena before completing a 6-3 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-4) victory after three hours, 38 minutes >>>

Late Nacho header takes Real top of La Liga

Monday  14:35,   27 january 2020

Late Nacho header takes Real top of La LigaThe Spaniard was handed his fourth league start of the season only because usual right back Dani Carvajal was suspended but he proved the difference in a tight encounter by heading home a Toni Kroos cross... >>>

Kobe Bryant’s Brilliant and Complicated Legacy

Monday  13:30,   27 january 2020

Kobe Bryant, who made the leap directly from high school to a glittering 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers that established him as one of basketball’s all-time greats, was among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday north of... >>>