Sport

Thursday 27 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Celtic last night clinched their third Scottish Premiership title in a row with a 5-1 win at Partick Thistle.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
MANCHESTER UNITED 0 MANCHESTER CITY 3 MANCHESTER United boss David Moyes conceded last night his team must aspire to match the level their “noisy neighbours” are at or risk falling behind the Premier League’s elite for seasons to come.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers believes his squad have the required character to overcome their title rivals and secure a first league crown for 24 years.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
WEST Ham require another seven points from their final eight matches to achieve Premier League survival, according to boss Sam Allardyce.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
FORMER England captain David Beckham has released the first details of plans for a new stadium that experts say will give his impending Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami the best chance of survival.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
ARSENAL 2 SWANSEA CITY 2 ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger admits his team have been sucked into another scrap for fourth place after an injury-time own goal from Mathieu Flamini cost them two much-needed points last night.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 EVERTON 3 THE PERFECT away performance, according to Everton boss Roberto Martinez, saw the Toffees take full advantage of Arsenal’s slip up against Swansea to close in on a top-four place.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
ENTERTAINMENT has been in abundant supply at the current World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, and that’s largely down to some stellar individual performances lighting up terrific matches.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
BRITISH No1 Andy Murray will meet Novak Djokovic in the Sony Open quarter-finals after yesterday breezing past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets in Miami.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
FOUR-TIME Winter Olympic skier Chemmy Alcott will race for the last time at the British Alpine Championships later this month, she said yesterday.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has requested a personal hearing and denied a Football Association charge of improper conduct after stepping onto the pitch to confront referee Chris Foy during his side’s recent defeat to Aston Villa.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
FOOTBALL: The Estadio Beira-Rio, could be forced to pull out of hosting five World Cup matches this summer over a lack of temporary structures.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
CRICKET: A sensational 72 from opening batsman Dwayne Smith helped earn West Indies victory by 73 runs against Bangladesh in the World T20 yesterday.
Wednesday 26 March 2014
CYCLING: International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson wants track cycling to be switched from the summer to Winter Olympics.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
SPOTLIGHT ON financial fair play in FOOTBALL
Tuesday 25 March 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has predicted a positive response from his humbled team against Swansea tonight after receiving a double boost over the availability of Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
MANCHESTER United boss David Moyes wants his side to prove they can still beat the top flight’s elite and record only their second win of the season against a top-nine team in tonight’s derby with title-chasing Manchester City.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
BAYERN Munich’s Allianz Arena must be partially closed for the Champions League quarter-final with Manchester United on 9 April after governing body Uefa yesterday condemned fans’ “discriminatory behaviour” in the previous round against Arsenal.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
PLASTIC pitches can return to mainstream English football next season after the Football Association ruled them permissible for use in the FA Cup.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
FORMER Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock pulled out of the race to become Nottingham Forest’s new manager yesterday after the club had earlier sacked Billy Davies.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
LEEDS United’s future was plunged back into doubt yesterday after the Football League blocked Italian businessman Massimo Cellino’s attempted takeover.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
FORMER world champion Amir Khan is adamant his sought-after meeting with Floyd Mayweather will come to fruition after being added to the undercard of the American’s forthcoming fight with Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
I THOUGHT that winning the Masters last year might have seen Adam Scott finally shake off his tendency to squander winning positions, but the latest signs are that it hasn’t.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
NETHERLANDS set Sri Lanka a target of just 40 runs to win their World Twenty20 Group One match in Bangladesh yesterday, after posting the lowest score in international T20 history.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
SQUASH: Hong Kong qualifier Max Lee sprung a surprise on the opening day of the Canary Wharf Classic, beating former world No1 Karim Darwish in straight games.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
CYCLING: Tour de France champion Chris Froome finished safely among the peloton on stage one of the Volta a Catalunya yesterday. Slovenia’s Luka Mezgec holds a lead of four seconds, with Britain’s Froome 10 seconds off the pace.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
CRICKET: England suffered defeat to West Indies by nine runs in the opening match of the women’s World Twenty20. The West Indies fell from 87-0 to 133-7 at the conclusion of their 20 overs in Sylhet.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
RUGBY UNION: Wales forward Ryan Jones has signed a two-year deal with Championship leaders Bristol. Jones has won 75 international caps, including 33 as captain, but missed this year’s Six Nations with a hamstring injury.
Monday 24 March 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3 SOUTHAMPTON 2 TOTTENHAM manager Tim Sherwood yesterday refused to give up the chase for Champions League qualification after moving to within six points of north London rivals Arsenal.
Monday 24 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger has never had the healthiest of pallors but the colour had almost completely drained from his face by the time Arsenal were three goals and a man down against Chelsea as the clock struck 1pm on Saturday lunchtime.
Monday 24 March 2014
SARACENS director of rugby Mark McCall believes fly-half Owen Farrell is vastly improved since touring with the British & Irish Lions in Australia last year.
Monday 24 March 2014
ENGLAND boss Simon Amor is predicting a bright future after his inexperienced side finished third in the HSBC Sevens World Series event in Tokyo yesterday.
Monday 24 March 2014
ENGLAND captain Stuart Broad yesterday bemoaned the slap on the wrist he was given by cricket's authorities for publicly criticising the umpires following defeat to New Zealand in their opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup.
Monday 24 March 2014
WORLD No6 Andy Murray must overcome France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in tomorrow's Sony Open fourth round to continue the defence of his title in Miami.
Monday 24 March 2014
NEW world squash champion Laura Massaro admitted she had to battle through the toughest match of her career in yesterday's final in Malaysia to become the first English woman to hold the title since 1999.
Monday 24 March 2014
AMERICA'S Matt Every claimed his first PGA Tour victory late last night, overtaking Adam Scott in the closing stages of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida to win by one stroke.
Monday 24 March 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has said he is puzzled by his team's poor record against their big Premier League rivals, after the weekend's 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea.
Monday 24 March 2014
STOKE boss Mark Hughes hailed his team's change of style after the Potters won their first away game in the Premier League since August.
Monday 24 March 2014
CYCLING: Britain's Mark Cavendish had to settle for fifth place in yesterday's epic Milan-San Remo race, while compatriot Ben Swift achieved a career-best finish by coming third in the opening spring classic of the season.
Monday 24 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Barcelona moved to within a point of the top of La Liga last night with a 4-3 victory at Real Madrid. Andres Iniesta opened the scoring before a Karim Benzema brace put Real ahead, but Lionel Messi equalised before the break.
Friday 21 March 2014
BENFICA 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Benfica win 5-3 on aggregate)
Friday 21 March 2014
No1 seed tells Josh Richards he won’t toss his racket into Thames this year
Friday 21 March 2014
WEST Ham boss Sam Allardyce has warned his team not to expect a fatigued Manchester United when the stuttering Premier League champions visit Upton Park tomorrow.
Friday 21 March 2014
A MAN stopped me in the street this week and shared his thoughts on how England fared at the Six Nations.
Friday 21 March 2014
HARLEQUINS will be without their England stars tomorrow, but lock George Robson insists his side will not be lacking in stardust for their derby trip to Wembley.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger couldn’t have wished for a much tougher or more momentous fixture than tomorrow’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea for the occasion of his 1,000th match as Arsenal manager.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENAL favourite Charlie George (left, with Liam Brady) made an unsuccessful return to Highbury with Southampton in a 1979 FA Cup sixth round replay that the Gunners would win 2-0.
Friday 21 March 2014
CONSTRUCTORS’ champions Red Bull have lodged an appeal with Formula One governing body the FIA against Daniel Ricciardo’s contentious disqualification in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix.
Friday 21 March 2014
CRICKET: Hosts Bangladesh advanced to the Super 10 phase at the World Twenty20 yesterday, despite defeat to Hong Kong by two wickets.
Friday 21 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull winger George Boyd has been ordered to serve a three-match ban after an independent regulatory commission rejected his appeal against a Football Association misconduct charge yesterday.

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