Sport

Friday 15 August 2014
IT IS possible bookmakers have over-reacted to the appointment of Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford and his new club’s pre-season form.
Thursday 14 August 2014
Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has breathed fresh life into plans for top flight fixtures to be played overseas, insisting it is a matter of when, not if, the so-called 39th game is introduced.
Thursday 14 August 2014
RUN-MACHINE Joe Root insists England must show a ruthless streak and ram home their advantage during the fifth and final Test against India, which starts at the Oval on Friday.
Thursday 14 August 2014
MANCHESTER United boss Louis van Gaal has been dealt a defensive headache after defender Luke Shaw was sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Thursday 14 August 2014
DOUBLE Olympic champion Mo Farah salvaged a crisis-ridden season by regaining his European 10,000m crown in Zurich last night as team-mates James Dasaolu and Tiffany Porter claimed their first major titles.
Thursday 14 August 2014
FORMER Wimbledon champion Andy Murray continued his preparations for a tilt at a second US Open title later this month with a commanding victory over Portugal’s Joao Sousa in the last 32 of the Cincinnati Masters yesterday.
Thursday 14 August 2014
CLASSY England out-gunned Ireland in Paris yesterday to reach the final of the Women’s Rugby World Cup for the fourth time in succession.
Thursday 14 August 2014
ENGLAND slumped to their lowest ever total against India as wickets tumbled on day one of the women’s Test at Wormsley yesterday.
Thursday 14 August 2014
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini admits he is unlikely to make any more signings this summer because financial fair play (FFP) sanctions have curtailed the Premier League champions’ spending power.
Thursday 14 August 2014
LAST SEASON:
Thursday 14 August 2014
TOTTENHAM Hotspur have reinforced their future defensive ranks by sealing the transfer of United States international right-back DeAndre Yedlin from Major League Soccer side Seattle Sounders, for a fee said to be £2.5m.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
STEADFAST England manager Roy Hodgson has insisted the thought of quitting never entered his head despite the Three Lions enduring their most miserable World Cup for half a century in Brazil.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
A THIRD successive Test victory this week to round off the series and beat India 3-1 at the Oval would be a terrific way for England to cap a transformative few weeks, but it’s not vital.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
SPANISH striker Diego Costa introduced himself to the Chelsea faithful with two goals as Jose Mourinho’s side rounded off their pre-season campaign with victory over La Liga side Real Sociedad last night.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
FORMER England boss Glenn Hoddle has targeted Premier League survival after agreeing to join Harry Redknapp’s coaching staff at top-flight newcomers QPR.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
EVERGREEN Jo Pavey proved age really is no barrier after becoming the oldest female to win gold at the European Championships by storming home in the 10,000m in Zurich last night.
Wednesday 13 August 2014
STAR-TURN Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to overshadow Gareth Bale’s homecoming as the headline acts of Real Madrid dispatched Sevilla to lift the European Super Cup at the Cardiff City Stadium last night.
Andros Townsend
Wednesday 13 August 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR   LAST SEASON
Michigan Stadium
Tuesday 12 August 2014
In 2008 Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore announced to the world his plans to introduce “Game 39” into the league’s season - a single fixture to be played between all 20 teams at 10 separate locations around the world.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
EUROPE’S captain Paul McGinley is adamant that world No1 Rory McIlroy has the talent and temperament to cope with being the prize scalp for United States stars at next month’s Ryder Cup, following his US PGA Championship triumph.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
WHEN Tiger Woods burst onto the scene in the 1990s, the American was the best player that we had ever seen. It’s no exaggeration to say Rory McIlroy, following successive Major wins and his return to world No1 ranking, has hit those same heights.
Tuesday 12 August 2014
REIGNING Premier League champions Manchester City have taken their net summer spend within range of the maximum stipulated under sanctions imposed by European governing body Uefa after splashing out £32m on defender Eliaquim Mangala from Porto.
Olivier Giroud
Monday 11 August 2014
ARSENAL 3 MANCHESTER CITY 0
Monday 11 August 2014
IT IS one of the inexplicable inexplicablenesses of modern life that it’s far easier to ask a politician a difficult question about multiple deaths in Gaza or Iraq than it is to ask a Premier League football manager about an injured player or a di
Monday 11 August 2014
CELTIC last night dismissed suggestions from Legia Warsaw that they contest a one-off match to decide who enters the final Champions League qualifying round as “disappointing”.
Didier Drogba
Monday 11 August 2014
RETURNING striker Didier Drogba limped out of Chelsea’s friendly victory over Hungarian side Ferencvaros in Budapest last night and could be a doubt for the start of the new Premier League season.
Alastair Cook
Monday 11 August 2014
ENGLAND cricket coach Peter Moores has urged his players not to get carried away by successive victories over India and to finish the series with a flourish in this week’s final Test at the Oval.
Monday 11 August 2014
BRITAIN’S Adam Blythe pipped childhood friend Ben Swift to win the RideLondon-Surrey Classic yesterday, as Sir Bradley Wiggins missed out on a capital hat-trick.
Luis Suarez
Friday 08 August 2014
FIFPro, the representative organisation for professional footballers, has denounced the four-month ban from all footballing activity handed to Luis Suarez by Fifa.  
Arsene Wenger
Friday 08 August 2014
Arsenal have been handed a tricky tie against Turkish side Besiktas in a Champions League play-off worth £8.5m.
Friday 08 August 2014
SIX-WICKET hero Stuart Broad believes England are just a century away from establishing an unassailable series lead after dominating day one of the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford yesterday.
Friday 08 August 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius cannot escape a conviction for the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told a South African court yesterday in his concluding remarks.
Friday 08 August 2014
ENGLAND’S Lee Westwood matched his lowest ever round in a Major to share the lead with Americans Kevin Chappell and Ryan Palmer on six under par after round one of the US PGA at Valhalla yesterday.
Andy Murray
Friday 08 August 2014
Britain's Andy Murray was handed a double boost yesterday at the Rogers Cup in Toronto as top seed and would-be opponent Novak Djokovic was knocked out before Richard Gasquet was forced to withdraw from their third-round tie.
Friday 08 August 2014
WEST Ham star Ravel Morrison threatened to throw acid in his ex-girlfriend’s face, blow up her house and have her killed during a four-year campaign of terror, a court heard yesterday.
Sami Khedira
Friday 08 August 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has distanced himself from a move for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira but admits there is every chance he will make further signings before the transfer window shuts next month.
Friday 08 August 2014
AS THE curtain comes down on another Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week this weekend, I was lucky enough to join the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation on board a racing yacht during the regatta’s Ladies Day yesterday.
Friday 08 August 2014
CELTIC were last night given hope of an extraordinary Champions League reprieve after their conquerors Legia Warsaw revealed that they are under investigation for fielding an ineligible player.
Diego Costa
Friday 08 August 2014
Champions Manchester City may have had a quiet summer but their Premier League rivals have all spent big on stars who they hope will turn them from also-rans into prize-winners.
Michael Jordan
Friday 08 August 2014
It was 22 years ago that the USA’s Dream Team took Olympic gold in Barcelona, the first time NBA superstars such as Michael Jordan and Earvin “Magic” Johnson had been allowed to compete.
Bradley Wiggins
Friday 08 August 2014
Cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins is aiming to complete a hat-trick of victories on London tarmac this weekend after being named as a last-minute entrant to Sunday’s RideLondon-Surrey Classic.
Thursday 07 August 2014
Arsenal’s hopes of reaching the Champions League proper suffered a potential setback last night as Athletic Bilbao slipped into the pot of teams which the Gunners could draw in the group stage play-off.
Thursday 07 August 2014
Skipper Alastair Cook has urged bowler James Anderson to continue riling opponents as England bid to steal the series initiative in the fourth Test against India at Old Trafford, which starts today.
Thursday 07 August 2014
A MAN arrested on suspicion of stealing seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher’s medical records was found hanged in his cell in Switzerland yesterday.
Thursday 07 August 2014
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes England midfielder Frank Lampard’s controversial temporary move to the Premier League champions is an ideal arrangement for all parties.
Thursday 07 August 2014
I ADMIRE an awful lot of things about how India try to play cricket but I haven’t been impressed with their pursuit of James Anderson over an altercation with Ravi Jadeja during the first Test and, ultimately, I think it has seen them shoot themse
Thursday 07 August 2014
ENGLAND’S football team may have lagged behind their Continental rivals at the World Cup, but in the lucrative replica shirt market they are Europe’s undisputed superpower.
Thursday 07 August 2014
THE SHARP end of Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week is upon us and what a week it has been so far.
Thursday 07 August 2014
Luckless Sergio Garcia believes time remains on his side as the Spaniard bids to end his long wait for a first Major at the US PGA Championship, which gets underway at Valhalla today.
Thursday 07 August 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray believes he has rediscovered a winning formula after making an emphatic return in his first competitive match since losing his Wimbledon crown in June.

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