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Talk of Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid on loan 'is ridiculous'

Wednesday  18:25,   22 january 2020

Gareth Bale has been linked with a potential loan move back to Tottenham but his agent Jonathan Barnett called the rumours "ridiculous".Gareth Bale's agent described suggestions he is to leave Real Madrid on loan as "ridiculous" and assured he will... >>>

England skipper Farrell non-committal on Saracens future

Wednesday  18:15,   22 january 2020

England captain Owen Farrell had the chance to confirm he would stay with crisis-hit Saracens, but instead he said talks were "ongoing".After last week's dramatic announcement from Premiership Rugby that Saracens will be demoted to the Championship... >>>

F1 launches charity auction for Australia wild fire victims

Wednesday  17:20,   22 january 2020

Formula 1 will auction off merchandise and a number of experience packages to raise money for those affected by the devastating wild fires in Australia .The auction will feature both meet-and-greet style packages and exclusive merchandise,... >>>

New signings announced for Women's Hundred

Wednesday  17:10,   22 january 2020

Alex Hartley, Mady Villiers and Sarah Glenn are among the latest signings announced by the eight women's teams taking part in The Hundred. For the new 100-ball tournament to launch this summer, each team is permitted to have up to six 'marquee... >>>

Archer pushing for Wanderers recall

Wednesday  17:00,   22 january 2020

Graham Thorpe revealed Jofra Archer bowled with good rhythm and pace in the nets two days before the final Test starts.An elbow injury kept Archer out of victories at Newlands and St George's Park that have given the tourists a 2-1 lead with one... >>>

Williams out of Italy clash, Rees-Zammit boost for Wales

Wednesday  16:45,   22 january 2020

Wayne Pivac is hoping Liam Williams will make his comeback from an ankle injury in the second round of the Six Nations against Ireland.Williams has not played since sustaining an ankle injury during the Rugby World Cup in... >>>

Warrington snare Titans prop Latu

Wednesday  16:40,   22 january 2020

Leilani Latu will get his first taste of Super League with Challenge Cup holders Warrington Wolves.The Tongan powerhouse arrives at the Halliwell Jones Stadium following two seasons with the... >>>

Evans set to skip Tokyo Olympics

Wednesday  16:30,   22 january 2020

Dan Evans is set to reject the chance to represent Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics. © Getty Britain's Dan Evans is set to reject the chance to play at this summer's Tokyo Olympics The British No 1 is currently at a career-high ranking of 32 in... >>>

Textbook wins for Federer and Serena

Wednesday  16:25,   22 january 2020

Roger Federer and Serena Williams produced textbook displays in the night session on Rod Laver Arena to cruise into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday. Federer stayed on course for a record-extending 21st Grand Slam title and... >>>

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

Wednesday  16:05,   22 january 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — As the reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her season earlier this month, she checked herself as she expressed her goals for the rest of the year. “I think just to try as hard as I can every match,” Osaka... >>>

One player that each Premier League club should look to sign before the window closes

Wednesday  16:00,   22 january 2020

The January window has flown by and Premier League teams are running out of time to add to their squads for the second half of the season, with eight top-flight sides yet to make any additions. The end of the transfer window is normally a chaotic... >>>

Former England Women's striker Eni Aluko thanks 'legend' John Terry for a helping hand as she becomes Aston Villa Women's sporting director

Wednesday  15:45,   22 january 2020

Aluko, 32, recently announced her retirement from playing, but is back working in football again after becoming Villa Women's first-ever sporting director.  The former player, who earned 102 caps for England over the course of her career said:... >>>

Every major Premier League transfer completed this January

Wednesday  12:10,   22 january 2020

Every major Premier League transfer completed this... >>>

Fed up of VAR? Have hope: here's 7 football rules changes that didn’t last

Wednesday  12:10,   22 january 2020

There's hope for VAR haters yet – not every new initiative has remained in football longIn 1981 the English Football League became the first in the world to introduce three points for a win rather than the traditional two. A change spearheaded... >>>

Relegating Saracens 'only option left'

Wednesday  11:50,   22 january 2020

Premiership Rugby insists automatic relegation was imposed on Saracens to preserve the integrity of the Premiership.Saracens will be demoted to the Championship in June for failing to remain within allowed limits, the fourth successive year they... >>>