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Tuesday 01 July 2014
LIVERPOOL and Uruguay forward Luis Suarez last night paved the way for a big-money transfer to Barcelona by finally issuing an apology for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FORMER Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will not be invited to join Team Murray in an official capacity, but was on hand last night to offer words of wisdom he hopes will take his Scottish compatriot all the way to the Wimbledon final once
Tuesday 01 July 2014
GERMANY 2 ALGERIA 1 (After extra time) EXTRA-TIME goals from Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle and Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil saw Germany reach the World Cup quarter-finals for the 15th time in 16 tournaments at the expense of plucky Algeria.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FORMER world No1 Caroline Wozniacki has called on tennis authorities to get tough on time-wasters following her surprise fourth-round exit in straight sets to Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
ONE OF the greatest compliments you can pay Justin Rose is that it comes as no surprise whatsoever when he wins another title, as he did on Sunday in the National at Congressional.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
THE TWO most dominant players men’s tennis has ever known are in action at Wimbledon today.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
BRITISH cyclist David Millar has been dropped by Garmin-Sharp from their team for the Tour de France just days after he let slip that he had been selected.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from mental illness and was therefore criminally responsible when he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FRANCE 2 NIGERIA 0 NIGERIA coach Stephen Keshi last night risked disciplinary action by blaming his team’s World Cup elimination on “biased” refereeing from American official Mark Geiger.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
HOLLAND winger Arjen Robben says he is “an honest guy” and insists he did not deserve retrospective punishment after admitting to diving during Sunday’s dramatic World Cup win over Mexico.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann has voiced fears that the Algerian referee assigned to his team’s last-16 clash with Belgium tonight may favour the French-speaking opposition.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
Karagounis and Santos end Greece careers
Tuesday 01 July 2014
CRICKET: The first day-night Test is set to take place next year and will be between Australia and New Zealand. Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said a pink ball would be used under lights for the clash in November 2015.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Premier League chairman Anthony Fry has stepped down on medical grounds three months after suffering a stroke.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
MOTORSPORT: Battersea Park has been chosen to stage the finale to the inaugural season of Formula E, the motor racing competition based around electric vehicles.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull City have completed the £7m signing of versatile attacker Robert Snodgrass from Norwich.
Monday 30 June 2014
HOLLAND 2 MEXICO 1 HOLLAND winger Arjen Robben was dragged into another diving row last night after the Dutch scored two last-ditch goals to defeat Mexico and set up a World Cup quarter-final against Costa Rica.
Monday 30 June 2014
COSTA RICA 1 GREECE 1 Costa Rica win 5-3 on penalties
Monday 30 June 2014
FOR ALL the great football, dramatic penalty shoot-outs and spectacular skills on offer, Luis Suarez’s teeth have blighted this World Cup, and yet it’s hard to write anything rational about them without sounding like some ridiculous reactionary or
Monday 30 June 2014
IF LIVERPOOL striker Luis Suarez has been the World Cup’s villain, then James Rodriguez, the dazzling Colombia No10 named after James Bond and partial to a Thunderball, is surely the hero.
Monday 30 June 2014
France feeling the heat in Brasilia
Monday 30 June 2014
WORLD No305 Fabrizio Zanotti became the first Paraguayan to win a European Tour title yesterday when he won a four-man play-off at the BMW International Open in Cologne.
Monday 30 June 2014
TEAM Sky’s Pete Kennaugh won a sprint duel with colleague and friend Ben Swift to claim his first British National Road Race Championships title yesterday in Abergavenny.
Monday 30 June 2014
CHAMPION Andy Murray has never had it so easy in the first week at Wimbledon.
Monday 30 June 2014
SPRINTER Dwain Chambers revealed he was considering hanging up his running spikes before storming to an eighth British title – and fifth in a row – in Birmingham yesterday.
Monday 30 June 2014
FRANCE’S Alize Cornet dumped world No1 Serena Williams out of Wimbledon on Saturday and faces an immediate return to the action when she is first on Centre Court today to play Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard.
Monday 30 June 2014
FORMER Worcestershire batsman Damian D’Oliveira died yesterday, aged 53, following a two-and-a-half year fight with cancer.
Monday 30 June 2014
SCOTLAND rugby union coach Vern Cotter is adamant his team’s summer tour has been valuable despite being thumped 55-6 by South Africa at the weekend.
Monday 30 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Former Liverpool midfielder Sammy Lee has taken up a coaching role with Southampton, just two days after signing a contract to become Brighton’s assistant manager.
Monday 30 June 2014
SNOOKER: World No3 Neil Robertson won the first ranking event of the new season with a 10-9 victory over Joe Perry in the Wuxi Classic final in China. The 32-year-old recovered from 9-8 down to scoop the £85,000 prize.
Friday 27 June 2014
ADIDAS last night dropped Liverpool striker Luis Suarez from its World Cup marketing campaign after he was handed a four-month ban from all football activity for biting Italian Giorgio Chiellini.
Friday 27 June 2014
FORMER England midfielder Paul Scholes believes manager Roy Hodgson has been given an easy ride considering the team endured their worst World Cup campaign for more than half a century.
Friday 27 June 2014
RUSSIA 1 ALGERIA 1 ALGERIA reached the last 16 for the first time in their history last night, proving the scourge of a Fabio Capello team for the second World Cup in a row.
Friday 27 June 2014
BELGIUM 1 SOUTH KOREA 0 TOTTENHAM defender Jan Vertonghen earned 10-man Belgium their third win in Brazil to end South Korea’s slim hopes of qualification.
Friday 27 June 2014
USA 0 GERMANY 1 USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann hailed a triumph against the odds after guiding his unfancied team into the knockout stage of the World Cup despite defeat to his native Germany last night.
Friday 27 June 2014
PORTUGAL 2 GHANA 1 GHANA coach Kwesi Appiah refused to blame in-fighting after his team missed out on a place in the last 16 and ended their World Cup campaign with another defeat.
Friday 27 June 2014
Del Bosque defends Spain squad
Friday 27 June 2014
BRITISH No1 Heather Watson last night blasted her compatriots who do not take their tennis seriously enough and are dragging down the reputation of the national game.
Friday 27 June 2014
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray earned almost an extra day off this week such was the efficient manner of his second-round victory, but the Scot can anticipate a far greater test against old friend Roberto Bautista Agut today.
Friday 27 June 2014
WORLD No1 Rafael Nadal believes he is in a strong position to win his third Wimbledon crown – and first in four years – after overcoming an early wobble against Lukas Rosol on Centre Court yesterday.
Friday 27 June 2014
INDIA suffered an injury scare to batsman Shikhar Dhawan ahead of next month’s Test series with England after he was struck by a delivery during the first day’s play of their tour.
Friday 27 June 2014
Football may well be a team game, but there is no getting away from the fact that several sides have become hugely reliant on the performances of particular individuals at this World Cup.
Friday 27 June 2014
DEBATE will rage on over whether Luis Suarez’s four-month ban from all football, plus nine international games, is a fitting punishment for his latest biting incident, but amid all the madness the biggest losers from this sorry episode are Liverpo
Friday 27 June 2014
MANCHESTER United assistant Ryan Giggs has hailed Ander Herrera as one of Spain’s brightest prospects after the club overcame a last-minute hitch to sign the £29m midfielder from Athletic Bilbao.
Friday 27 June 2014
BRITISH horse racing chiefs have announced tougher measures to prevent a repeat of the doping scandals that embroiled high-profile trainers Mahmood Al Zarooni and Gerard Butler last year.
Friday 27 June 2014
1998: IT IS 16 years since New Zealand won the second Test at Eden Park on England's infamous Tour of Hell when all seven games were lost, including a 76-0 thrashing by Australia.
Friday 27 June 2014
CRICKET: New International Cricket Council chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan says his “conscience is very clear” after assuming the role.
Friday 27 June 2014
Striker Nicklas Bendtner heads a list of 11 departures from Arsenal, the club announced yesterday.
Friday 27 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: Flanker Adam Ashe has been named in the Scotland team to face South Africa tomorrow in Port Elizabeth, despite having never played for club side Glasgow Warriors.
Friday 27 June 2014
HORSE RACING: Investec Derby one-two Australia and Kingston Hill are set to renew their rivalry again tomorrow having been declared as runners in the Irish Derby.

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