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Thursday 06 November 2014
ENGLAND’S depleted stock of forwards received a boost yesterday after Leicester boss Richard Cockerill confirmed prop Dan Cole will make his return from a long-term injury in the Tigers’ LV=Cup clash with Sale on Sunday.
Thursday 06 November 2014
BOXING icon Floyd Mayweather was the world’s top earning sportsperson last year with income of £66m – almost three times as much as the highest placed Briton, footballer Gareth Bale.
Thursday 06 November 2014
SARACENS scrum-half Neil de Kock insists his side’s philosophy will ensure a full-blooded approach to Sunday’s clash with South African outfit Western Province in the Sanlam Challenge at Allianz Park.
Thursday 06 November 2014
NK MARIBOR 1 CHELSEA 1 CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho refused to blame Eden Hazard last night after the midfielder’s late penalty miss cost them victory over the least fancied team in their Champions League group.
Thursday 06 November 2014
TOTTENHAM youngster Harry Kane could get another chance to push for a regular starting spot when Spurs visit Greece to face Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League tonight.
Thursday 06 November 2014
EUROPEAN football chief Michel Platini has told clubs to drop calls to hold the Qatar 2022 World Cup in April-May.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
AT EMIRATES STADIUM Arsenal 3 Anderlecht 3
Wednesday 05 November 2014
REAL MADRID 1 LIVERPOOL 0
Wednesday 05 November 2014
UNCAPPED Bath duo Semesa Rokoduguni and Anthony Watson look set to make their England bows after being retained in head coach Stuart Lancaster’s 23-man squad for the opening autumn international against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
MANCHESTER City’s Yaya Toure has labelled racist abuse aimed at him on Twitter “a disgrace” and insisted repeated attacks will not dent his resolve to fight discrimination.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
SPANISH champions Atletico Madrid assumed control of Group A after establishing a three-point lead at the summit following their 2-0 victory over Swedish outfit Malmo at the Swedbank Stadion last night.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
EUROPEAN champion Jo Pavey suspects her age is the principal reason for omission from the list of athletes set to receive National Lottery funding through UK Sport for the forthcoming season.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
THREE-TIME champion jockey Ryan Moore enhanced his global reputation by guiding home German-trained horse Protectionist and claiming victory in the 154th running of the Melbourne Cup at Flemington racecourse yesterday.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
RESURGENT Roger Federer’s flirtation with returning to the peak of men’s tennis is further proof that he is the greatest of all time, according to former world No1 Andy Roddick.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
APOLOGETIC Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he overstepped the mark in condemning the Stamford Bridge atmosphere at the weekend but insists his motives were borne out of affection for the club.
Wednesday 05 November 2014
ENGLAND’S preparations for next year’s World Cup suffered a setback after Lancashire seamer James Anderson was yesterday ruled out of the upcoming one-day tour to Sri Lanka with a knee injury.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
CRYSTAL PALACE 1 SUNDERLAND 3 CRYSTAL Palace boss Neil Warnock blamed poor officiating last night after defeat to fellow strugglers Sunderland pushed his 10 men to within one place of the drop zone.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
CHELSEA skipper John Terry yesterday telephoned a fan to sympathise with the cost of supporting the club in response to an impassioned message on social media following Jose Mourinho’s condemnation of the Stamford Bridge atmosphere.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray has been drawn in the same group as second seed Roger Federer for the ATP World Tour Finals in London, which get underway at the O2 Arena on Sunday.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
AIRLINE Emirates has become the first top-tier sponsor to end its deal with football’s governing body Fifa following allegations of corruption surrounding bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
FANTASTIC though Marcel Siem’s win at the BMW Masters in China was, I’m still finding it hard to understand how the German won in Shanghai – or, to be more precise, how Alexander Levy lost.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
ARSENAL have been hit by a virus on the eve of their Champions League fixture against Anderlecht, but manager Arsene Wenger believes their chronic injury problems are finally easing.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
FORMULA ONE legend Sir Stirling Moss is confident Lewis Hamilton possesses all the necessary credentials to dominate the sport for years to come and win six world championships.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
ENGLAND’S most capped one-day cricketer Paul Collingwood will now plot their World Cup downfall after agreeing to return to the Scotland coaching staff for next year’s showpiece event.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers has conceded the chances of striker Daniel Sturridge featuring against reigning European champions Real Madrid in tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu are slim.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
WEST HAM co-owner David Sullivan has confirmed Sam Allardyce is likely to be Hammers boss when the club moves to the Olympic Stadium, unless a top club or the national team come calling.
Tuesday 04 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster believes his side are better equipped to compete with the All Blacks now than during their summer tour of New Zealand despite a crippling injury list.
Monday 03 November 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 0
Monday 03 November 2014
ASTON VILLA 1 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2
Monday 03 November 2014
WORLD No1 Novak Djokovic eased past Canada’s Milos Raonic to claim his third consecutive Paris Masters crown and secure the sixth title of another prolific year.
Monday 03 November 2014
WINS are vital to the top clubs and when you go a couple of games without a victory then it’s a crisis so Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini and Tottenham counterpart Mauricio Pochettino will have slept more easily last night having bagged
Monday 03 November 2014
SARACENS assistant coach Joe Shaw insists his side plan an assault on all fronts this term after starting their LV=Cup campaign with a 25-20 success over Harlequins at Allianz Park yesterday.
Monday 03 November 2014
Britain's Lewis Hamilton took a significant step towards securing his second World Championship crown after overtaking title rival Nico Rosberg and claiming his fifth consecutive win at the United States Grand Prix in Austin yesterday. 
Monday 03 November 2014
ENGLAND’S Ross Fisher admitted challenging for the BMW Masters crown had not even flickered on his radar ahead of the final day at Lake Malaren Golf Club in Shanghai before producing a stirring comeback and losing a dramatic play-off yesterday.
Friday 31 October 2014
REVITALISED Andy Murray believes he is close to regaining top form after qualifying for the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London with an emphatic victory over Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters yesterday.
Friday 31 October 2014
RUGBY union newcomer Sam Burgess plans to draw on the wisdom of English cross-code success stories Jason Robinson and Andy Farrell as he embarks on a new adventure with Bath.
Friday 31 October 2014
MOTORSPORT chiefs have reiterated calls for stronger and more effective cost cutting measures after two Formula One teams were forced to enter administration.
Friday 31 October 2014
MARUSSIA driver Jules Bianchi will continue his battle to recover from a horror smash at the Japanese Grand Prix in Yokkaichi, contrary to suggestions he would be transferred to Europe, his family has confirmed.
Friday 31 October 2014
QPR manager Harry Redknapp has issued a robust defence of Rio Ferdinand’s character following the Hoops centre-back’s receipt of a three-match ban for comments posted on Twitter.
Friday 31 October 2014
WEST Ham boss Sam Allardyce will give top scorer Diafra Sakho every chance to recover from the shoulder injury sustained against champions Manchester City on Saturday and to prove his fitness ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Stoke City.
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Friday 31 October 2014
by Bill Bradshaw Walking towards City A.M.’s office the other day I saw a poster plastered across one of those new hydrogen-powered buses: “Help London Rebuild Gaza!” it pleaded.
Friday 31 October 2014
CARDIFF City owner Vincent Tan, QPR co-owner Ruben Gnanalingam, basketball great Magic Johnson and women’s football star Mia Hamm are among a host of investors in a new Los Angeles team.
Friday 31 October 2014
SCOTTISH champions Celtic have leapt to the defence of Aleksandar Tonev and vowed to appeal his seven-game ban after the on-loan Aston Villa winger was found guilty of racially abusing an opponent at a disciplinary hearing yesterday.
Friday 31 October 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE MANCHESTER DERBY AND ASTON VILLA AGAINST TOTTENHAM AWESOME attack undermined by dodgy defence: both managers have the same problem to solve in Sunday’s Manchester derby.
Friday 31 October 2014
PAUL Lambert’s assertion that Christian Benteke could need “six or seven games” to find his best form won’t go down well with Aston Villa fans.
Friday 31 October 2014
THE BOOKINGS market is always interesting when it comes to a Manchester derby.
Thursday 30 October 2014
Economy stands to enjoy boost but US sport’s chiefs insist deal a long way off
Thursday 30 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray stands on the brink of qualifying for next month’s ATP World Tour Finals In London after dispatching France’s Julien Benneteau in the second round of the Paris Masters yesterday.
Thursday 30 October 2014
ENGLAND back-row James Haskell is ready to be unleashed against world champions New Zealand in their opening clash of the autumn programme after recovering from a mystery illness which left him hospitalised.
Thursday 30 October 2014
LONDON – or its chief powerbrokers, at any rate – loves NFL, and gridiron’s top brass appear to be pretty keen on the capital. No longer does it feel like a question of if the city gets its own franchise, but when.

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