THE FORMER team manager of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, Johan Bruyneel, believes he has been made a “scapegoat” for a series of doping scandals that have rocked the sport after being handed a 10-year ban by the United States Anti-Doping Agen
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho says he will seek permission from senior figures at the club to field a “reserve” team in Sunday’s top of the table clash against Liverpool to maximise their chances of reaching the Champions League final just three d
HORSE RACING: Jockey Barry Geraghty rode Shutthefrontdoor to a narrow victory in yesterday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. The Jonjo O’Neill-trained favourite beat Golden Wonder by three quarters of a length, with Saoirse Dun third.
SWIMMING: Winner of six Paralympic medals Ellie Simmonds won 400m freestyle gold on the final day of the British Para-Swimming International in Glasgow, securing qualification to August’s European Championships.
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ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger saluted a “perfect touch” from Olivier Giroud last night after the striker’s return to form helped earn his side a comeback win and reignited their Champions League charge.
MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini has rallied his team ahead of tonight’s clash with bottom club Sunderland, insisting his players still believe they can catch Premier League title rivals Liverpool.
MOURNFUL doesn’t usually describe the experience of watching live sport, but it was the best word I could come up with after a couple of hours’ cricket during the opening week of the LV County Championship.
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HULL CITY boss Steve Bruce believes all the pressure will be on Arsenal in next month's FA Cup showdown, after his team booked a place in the final for the first time in their history.