Hoffenheim 4-1 Bayern Munich: Champions’ 32-match unbeaten run ends as Kramaric, Dabbur inspire hosts

European champions Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat since December when their 23-match winning run was…

Jose Mourinho hits back at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after jibe from the Man Utd boss

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the Manchester United boss cheekily mocked the Spurs…

Suarez starts Atletico career on bench for Granada clash

Luis Suarez will have to wait for his full Atletico Madrid debut after the former Barcelona…

British Minister Urges Premier League To Give Financial Aid To Smaller Clubs

The British minister with responsibility for sport has urged the Premier League to give financial support…

Lucas Torreira could derail Arsenal’s transfer plans as club confirm deal is off

Lucas Torreira has seemingly seen a route to one of his favoured transfer destinations blocked off…

‘We got away with one’ – Man Utd pulled off the biggest heist in Premier League history at Brighton

“We got away with one,” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted on BT Sport after Manchester United’s 3-2…

Racing to face Exeter in European Champions Cup final as Sarries and Toulouse crash out

Racing 92 or Exeter Chiefs will be crowned champions of Europe for the first time after…

West Brom 3-3 Chelsea: Abraham completes Blues’ second-half rescue mission

Tammy Abraham’s last-gasp goal completed Chelsea’s rescue mission following a shambolic first half in a breathless…

Union close to signing Karius from Liverpool on loan – reports

German goalkeeper Loris Karius is poised to return to the Bundesliga with Union Berlin amid reports…

Boxing Legend Pacquiao Wants To Fight NMA Star McGregor Next Year

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in…

Havertz Hat-Trick Helps Chelsea Hit Six, Arsenal Edge Out Leicester In League Cup

Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a…

Plans To Allow Fans Back Into Stadiums ‘Paused’ Due To Spike- COVID-19

Plans to allow the phased return of fans to sporting venues in England from October 1…

Ex-Barcelona Star Rakitic Retires From International Football

Croatia international Ivan Rakitic on Monday bid farewell to the national team with whom he reached…

Halep Wins Italian Open As Defending Champ Pliskova Retires

Top seed Simona Halep won her first Italian Open title on Monday after defending champion Karolina…

Revitalized Leicester Ready to ‘Strike,’ says Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers said Leicester were “ready to “attack the season again” after two wins from their…

My Main Goal Is To Win The title of the League – Chelsea’s Thiago Silva

Thiago Silva has set his sights on winning the Premier League title with Chelsea, insisting he…

Man Utd 1-3 Crystal Palace: 5 talking points as abject Red Devils comfortably beaten

Manchester United crashed to defeat in their Premier League opener, as Crystal Palace won at Old Trafford for…

Zaha’s Brace Nails Manchester United To Opening Game Defeat

Ivory Coast forward, Wilfred Zaha bagged a brace to help Crystal Palace nail Manchester United to…

One Play: The Miami Heat’s zone defence has the Boston Celtics at a loss

Welcome to “One Play!” Throughout the 2019-20 NBA season, our NBA.com Staff will break down certain…

Djokovic, Nadal into last eight as Italian Open prepares for fans

World number one Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal welcomed the decision to allow a…

Klopp delighted to seal deal for ‘out of reach’ Thiago

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed he only recently considered the prospect of signing Thiago Alcantara after previously…

Whirlwind Bayern dismantle Schalke 8-0 in season opener

Treble winners Bayern Munich crushed Schalke 04 8-0 with a hat-trick from Serge Gnabry and a…

Naomi Osaka pulls out of French Open with hamstring injury

Recently crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open in another serious…

Contact sports: Football, rugby to remain closed as State issues guidelines

Kenya has prepared the guidelines for the resumption of sporting activities amid Covid-19 infections. In the…

UEFA, Bayern In Super Cup Talks After Budapest Travel Warning

UEFA said Thursday they are in talks with Bayern Munich over next week’s Super Cup final…

Nigeria Move To 29th In FIFA Rankings As Ronaldo’s Portugal Join Top Five

The Super Eagles have moved two places to 29th in the latest world rankings. This is…

Bale Close To Tottenham Return, Says Agent

Gareth Bale is “close” to sealing a sensational move back to Tottenham, the player’s agent Jonathan Barnett said…

Bayern Munich Told To Start League Season Behind Closed Doors

Bayern Munich must kick off the new Bundesliga season behind closed doors because of a rising…

Liverpool Reach Agreement With Bayern Munich For Thiago Alcantara

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed Thursday the club has agreed to a transfer with Liverpool…

FIFA Reports COVID-19 Global Football will Cost $11 Billion

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion…

Djokovic through the Italian Open Third Round

Novak Djokovic got off to a winning start at the Italian Open on Wednesday, advancing to…

Two-Time Champions of Europe Benfica Crash Out of Champions League

Two-time European champions Benfica were dumped out of the Champions League in the qualifiers on Tuesday…

Arsenal Goalkeeper Martinez Joins Aston Villa

Aston Villa announced the signing of Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez on Wednesday for a reported fee…

Ex-Head of World Athletics Diack gets jailed for corruption

Lamine Diack, the former head of world athletics’ governing body, was convicted in France on Wednesday…

Messi was ‘deceived and neglected’ by Barcelona

Lionel Messi has been “deceived and ignored” by Barcelona and should still be granted his wish…

Nasir El-Rufai: Kaduna To Hold Maiden International Marathon Race

Kaduna State Government has unveiled plans to organise the maiden edition of its international marathon race…

The areas Liverpool should improve before the transfer window closes

Much has been said on Liverpool’s lack of fresh faces during the summer transfer window ahead…

‘He can coach on the court and lead in life’ – Nurse commits to ‘long-term’ Raptors stay

Nick Nurse is staying with the Toronto Raptors after agreeing a “multi-year” contract extension, the NBA…

Fernando Torres thinks Liverpool’s Premier League title will be first of many

Fernando Torres believes Liverpool are set up for sustained Premier League success and expressed his delight…

How Man Utd could line up vs Crystal Palace as Donny van de Beek to make debut

Manchester United will get their Premier League season started as they host Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Red Devils were given…

Messi Joins Exclusive Club Of Sporting Billionaires

Lionel Messi may have had to stay put at Barcelona but the Argentine legend did succeed…

I Could Never Imagine Messi In Another Shirt – Pjanic

Barcelona’s new signing Miralem Pjanic said at his unveiling on Tuesday he could never imagine Lionel…

Premier League Hit Back Over Newcastle Takeover Bid Claim

The Premier League have slammed Newcastle’s claim that the organisation rejected a Saudi Arabia-backed bid to…

Serena’s Quest For Record-Equaling 24th Grand Slam Ends After Falling To Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka came from behind to stun Serena Williams in a three-set thriller and reach the…

Trickle Of Fans Return As German Cup Kicks Off New Season: Football

Limited numbers of football fans will watch matches in stadiums across Germany for the first time…

Nations League: France Face Croatia In World Cup Final Rematch

A little over two years after the World Cup final in Moscow, France and Croatia meet…

Chasing A Century, Ronaldo Hints At Return Against Sweden

Portuguese media and fans were on Monday anticipating Cristiano Ronaldo’s 100th international goal after the attacker…

African Leagues: Tanzania First To Start New Season Amid Virus

Tanzania again became the first African League to kick off during the coronavirus crisis when they…

Man City’s Mahrez, Laporte Test Positive: COVID-19

Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus just five days…

Serena Through To Last 16 As Fresh Controversy Hits US Open

Serena Williams battled into the US Open last 16 Saturday as the tournament endured fresh controversy…

Everton Boost Midfield Force, Sign Allan From Napoli

Everton secured the first of an expected trio of midfield signings on Saturday with the arrival…

Messi Misses Training Again After Decision To Stay At Barcelona

Lionel Messi was a no-show at training with Barcelona despite his decision to stay at the…

Ten-Man England Narrowly Beat Iceland In Nations League Opener

Raheem Sterling’s last-minute penalty salvaged England from another embarrassing result against Iceland as Gareth Southgate’s men…

US Open: Serena Williams overcame Early Scare To Reach Last 16

Serena Williams overcame an early scare to defeat fellow American Sloane Stephens and move into the…

NTTF Appoints Adetayo As Technical Director

The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), has appointed the chairman of Oyo State Table Tennis Association,…

US Open ‘Medical Issues’ Delay Mannarino, Zverev Match

Fifth seed Alexander Zverev won a mystery-laden US Open match that was delayed by three hours…

Chelsea Complete Signing Of Havertz From Bayer Leverkusen

Chelsea took their summer spending spree to nearly £200 million with the signing of German international…

Messi Can Leave Barcelona For Free, Father Tells La Liga

Jorge Messi, the father and agent of Lionel Messi, published a response to La Liga on Friday, insisting…

French Goalkeeper Mandanda Tests Positive: COVID-19

Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda was withdrawn from the French squad to face Sweden and Croatia in upcoming…

NFL Will Shut Down For US Election Day So All Can Vote

The NFL said Thursday it will close all league and team facilities on November 3, the…

Brazil Announces Equal Pay For Male And Female National Football Teams

Brazil’s football federation announced on Wednesday it will pay men and women the same amount for…

Serena, Murray Advance On 2020 US Open Day Two

Serena Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam got off the mark as Andy Murray…

Messi’s Father Arrives In Spain As Barca Stand-Off Drags On

Jorge Messi, father and agent of Lionel Messi, landed in Barcelona on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent…

Arsenal New Signing Gabriel Explains Why He Joined Premier League Side

Gabriel Magalhaes said the influence of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu convinced him…

Venus Williams Crash Out Of US Open In First Round For First Time

Venus Williams bowed out of the US Open in the first round for the first time…

Croatia Star Rakitic Rejoins Sevilla

Barcelona said on Tuesday they had agreed to sell Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic back to Sevilla.…

Table Tennis Chief Tips Aruna To Make Top Five At German Bundesliga

The President of TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC), Stefan Frauenholz, has tipped Africa’s top table tennis player,…

Inter Milan Have No Plans To Sign Messi – Club Official

Inter Milan have no plans to try and sign Lionel Messi nor the financial means to…

Two PSG Players Display COVID-19 Symptoms

Two unnamed Paris Saint-Germain have presented with coronavirus symptoms, the Champions League runners-up said on Monday.…

Australia, New Zealand Rugby Sevens Cancelled Over COVID-19

The Australian and New Zealand legs of the 2021 sevens rugby world series were cancelled over…

UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round Draw

The draw for the third qualifying round of the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League, made at UEFA’s…

Osaka Using US Open As Platform For Activism

Naomi Osaka arrived the court for her opening US Open game on Monday wearing a face…

Ibrahimovic Extends AC Milan Contract For 2020/21 Season

Veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a one-year contract extension with AC Milan, the Italian giants…

Barcelona, Real Madrid To Meet October After La Liga Fixtures Were Announced

Barcelona will play Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season at Camp Nou on…

Michel Platini Grilled By Swiss Prosecutor In Payment Probe

Michel Platini was quizzed by a Swiss prosecutor on Monday in a probe investigating a two-million-Swiss-franc…

Ex-Manchester City Star David Silva Contracts COVID-19

Former Manchester City midfielder David Silva has tested positive for coronavirus, his new club Real Sociedad…

Aubameyang ‘Close’ To Signing New Arsenal Contract, Says Arteta

Mikel Arteta claimed Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is close to signing a new contract after the…

Robert Lewandowski ‘Bayern Munich Star’ Wins Footballer Of The Year In Germany

Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski has won the Footballer of the Year in Germany, just one…

Messi Weighs Up Pre-Season Return As Barca Insist On $833m Release Clause

The first indication of how determined Lionel Messi is to leave Barcelona and how ugly this…

Premier League: Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool should not panic after Wembley Loss

Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool “shouldn’t panic” after their Community Shield loss, especially after they bounced…

Arsenal beat Liverpool on penalties to lift Community Shield

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang underlined his value to Arsenal with a superb goal and the winning spot-kick as…

Ben Chilwell: Chelsea sign Leicester defender on five-year deal

Chelsea have signed England left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester on a five-year deal for an undisclosed…

Man Utd Captain Maguire Gets Suspended Prison Sentence For Greek Assault

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was on Tuesday given a suspended prison sentence of 21 months…

UEFA Gives Nod To Partial Fan Return For Super Cup

UEFA announced Tuesday that they 30 percent of stadium capacity would be filled at the Super…

Messi Submits Exit Notice To Barcelona

Lionel Messi has informed Barcelona that he wants to “unilaterally” terminate his contract with the Spanish…

African National Teams Set To Resume Playing In October

African national teams are set to resume playing this October, according to CAF, with a nine-day…

Sprint Legend Usain Bolt Self-Isolating After COVID-19 Test

Multiple-Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt says he is self-isolating and waiting for his COVID-19 test result.…

Lionel Messi ‘furious’ with Barcelona after leaks as Luis Suarez speaks out

 PauseCurrent Ti 0:02/Duration Lionel Messi has reportedly left ‘furious’ with Barcelona as Ronald Koeman faces a tough…

The €222m Champions League final: Why Neymar is ready to deliver PSG’s ultimate prize at last

Paris Saint-Germain are trailing Atalanta 1-0, but Neymar, in a way, is winning. For the first…

Mbappe already among Champions League’s best – the Opta data behind the PSG star’s rapid rise

At long last, Paris Saint-Germain have made it to a Champions League final – their ownership…

Rumour Has It: Barcelona not considering Messi exit, Martinez Man City’s top target

Barcelona are not considering an exit for Lionel Messi as a decision on the star’s future…

PSG and Bayern prepare for battle in surreal Champions League final

The Paris Saint-Germain of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe are one game away from winning a first…

Kei Nishikori returns second positive Covid-19 test with US Open looming

Kei Nishikori’s chances of competing at the US Open were subject to further doubt after he returned a…

Matty Longstaff signs new deal to stay with Newcastle

Matty Longstaff revealed it was a “no-brainer” to sign a new contract with Newcastle United following…

Barcelona and RB Leipzig keen to sign Angeliño from Manchester City

Barcelona are interested in buying Angeliño from Manchester City, the 23-year-old who is valued at €30m…

Raptors Rip Nets, Boston Hold Off 76ers For 3-0 NBA Playoff Leads

The defending champions Toronto Raptors pummelled the Brooklyn Nets while the Boston Celtics had to claw…

Kano Pillars To Play Continental Football In Kaduna Or Bauchi

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Kano Pillars FC have announced their home matches for the…

Sevilla Beat Inter To Win Sixth Europa League Trophy

Sevilla won the Europa League for a sixth time as Diego Carlos’s overhead kick deflected in…

‘Go out and make history!’ – Conte rallies Inter for Europa League showdown with Sevilla

Antonio Conte has backed Inter to “leave their mark on history” by sinking Sevilla in the Europa…

NFF Management, Staff To Undergo COVID-19 Tests

The management and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation will undergo coronavirus pandemic tests at the…

Bayern Beat Lyon To Set Up Champions League Final Showdown With PSG

Serge Gnabry celebrated with his NBA-inspired ‘stir the pot’ gesture after scoring two goals in Wednesday’s…

‘Return Of A Legend’ – Koeman Officially Named New Barcelona Coach

Crisis-hit Barcelona hailed the “return of a legend” as the Spanish giants on Wednesday officially named…

Celtic thrash KR Reykjavik to progress into next round

Celtic hammered Iceland’s KR Reykjavik in Glasgow to cruise into the Champions League second qualifying round.…

Classy PSG beat Leipzig to reach first Champions League final

Paris St-Germain are through to their first Champions League final courtesy of a deserved victory over…

Legendary Olympiakos Keeper Theodoridis Dies At 85

Savvas Theodoridis, the revered goalkeeper who was a key figure in the great Olympiakos side of…

Bayern Munich Sack Youth Coach At Centre Of Racism Row

Bayern Munich, who face Lyon in a Champions League semi-final on Wednesday, have fired a coach…

Ronald Koeman Appointed New Barcelona Coach

Former Barcelona midfielder Ronald Koeman has been appointed the club’s new coach, the La Liga giants’…

PSG Comfortably Beat Leipzig To Reach Champions League Final

Paris Saint-Germain are through to the final of the Champions League for the first time after…

FA Cup Replays Scrapped For Next Season

FA Cup replays will be scrapped for the 2020-21 season in a bid to ease the…

‘I’ll Decide When I Go:’ Ozil Tells Premier League Side Arsenal

Mesut Ozil insists he is the only person who will decide when he leaves Arsenal after…

‘Excited’ Djokovic Confirms US Open Participation

Novak Djokovic confirmed on Thursday he will play at the US Open, the world number one…

World Cup Winner Matuidi Leaves Juventus

France’s World Cup-winning midfielder Blaise Matuidi is leaving Juventus by mutual consent after three years, the…

No Repeat Of Champions League ‘Final Eight’ In Future, Says UEFA Chief

The ‘Final Eight’ format for the Champions League will not be repeated in future, UEFA president…

Messi’s Toughest Task As Barcelona Face Up To Bayern Munich

Lionel Messi might never have been faced with a more daunting task at Barcelona than engineering…

Premiership Resumes In New Era Of COVID-19 And Black Lives Matter

The English Premiership resumes on Friday when Sale Sharks play Harlequins, bringing to an end a…

Neymar Insists PSG Always Knew They Could Win After Atalanta Triumph

Brazilian superstar Neymar insisted that Paris Saint-Germain always believed they could come back from the brink…

Ex-Arsenal Midfielder Coquelin Leaves Valencia For Villareal

Former Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has joined Villarreal from Valencia on a four-year deal, both Spanish…

Barcelona COVID-19 Case Had No Contact With Champions League Squad – Club

A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus but he has not been in contact with…

Fernandes Penalty Lifts Man Utd Past Dogged Copenhagen

Bruno Fernandes scored a penalty in extra time as Manchester United scraped past FC Copenhagen 1-0…

Sevilla, Shakhtar Reach Europa League Semi-Finals

Sevilla and Shakhtar Donetsk qualified for the semi-finals of the Europa League on Tuesday after respective…