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Paulo Fonseca won the league and cup double in all three of his seasons with ShakhtarPaulo Fonseca has been named Roma head coach on a two-year deal after three years with Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine.The 46-year-old, who replaces veteran manager Claudio Ranieri, has the option to extend his deal to summer 2022."I am excited and…
Despite a faltering Premier League title defence, Eden Hazard says Chelsea can look back on the season proudly if they gain some silverware. Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard Chelsea can still make their season a success by claiming silverware in the FA Cup or the Champions League, says Eden Hazard. Antonio Conte's side...
Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingBy Becky GreyAll times stated are UKPosted at 16:0816:08Post updateQ2: Australia 14-14 New ZealandNew Zealand up their speed and quickly get the ball to Maria Folau, who scores.Australia are like…
Jamie Murray (right) beat his brother Andy Murray and partner Feliciano Lopez to reach the semi-finalsBritain's Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski lost their Cincinnati Masters semi-final in straight sets.Murray and Skupski were defeated 6-1 6-4 by Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek in the rain-hit match.A torrential downpour stopped the game for around an hour at…
A young man in his mid-20s has reportedly committed suicide by hanging in the Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State after losing out in a European Champions League match bet. The Nigerian Tribune gathered that the incident occurred at Oko-Erin area of the town after the return leg match between FC Barcelona...
Shaw was the global top scorer in World Cup qualifying with 19 goalsWhen Khadija 'Bunny' Shaw graduated with a communications degree from the University of Tennessee in May, it wasn't hard to spot her. As she collected her diploma, the Jamaica forward burst into her trademark "infectious" smile and repeated three simple words: "I did…
Amateur Atthaya Thitikul has now won the Ladies European Thailand Championship twice in three yearsLadies European Thailand Championship: Final leaderboard-22 A Thitikul (Tha); -17 E Henseleit (Ger); -11 O Cowan (Ger); -9 M Skarpnord (Nor), T Daffinrud (Nor); -8 B Allen (US), H Burke (Eng), N Nimitpongkul (Tha)Selected others:-5 C Alonso (Spa), C Jaengkit (Tha);…
A detailed look at why Ernesto Valverde, despite his unbeaten league run, should be sacked this summer. Time's up? FC Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League quarterfinals for the third season running. But surely the ouster against Roma this time around would be the most hurtful of the lot....
Wyad players protested to the referee, insisting VAR be usedEsperance have been ordered to return the African Champions League trophy and to replay the second leg of the final.The Tunisian side led 1-0 in Saturday's second leg but Moroccan opponents Wydad Casablanca left the pitch after an equaliser they scored was disallowed.Wydad wanted the video…
Image copyright Reuters Image caption David Ortiz is a sporting hero in Boston for his role in winning three World Series baseball titles The shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, officials say.The ex-Boston Red Sox player was shot in the back…
Sturridge won the Champions League with Liverpool last seasonFormer Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has joined Turkish top-flight side Trabzonspor on a three-year deal.The 29-year-old was released by the Reds in the summer after a six-year stay during which he scored 67 goals in 160 appearances.The former England forward began his career at Manchester City before…
Liverpool earned a late penalty after Marc Albrighton's foul on Sadio ManePremier League leaders Liverpool scored a stoppage-time penalty to maintain their 100% winning start to the season on Saturday, while Tottenham's struggles continued and Aston Villa thumped Norwich.Leicester looked set to earn a point on manager Brendan Rodgers' first return to Anfield as James…
You can't have failed to notice a weekend of sporting brilliance - from a stunning sub two-hour marathon to hosts Japan lighting up the Rugby World Cup.But there were three phenomenal sportswomen right at the heart of the action as well.With a combined age of just 62, Simone Biles, Brigid Kosgei and Coco Gauff added…
Australia winger Reece Hodge has been banned for three weeks after his dangerous tackle on Peceli Yato in the World Cup Pool D victory over Fiji.An independent disciplinary committee in Tokyo adjudged Hodge's no-arms challenge on the Fijian flanker to warrant a red card.The ban comes a day after World Rugby publicly criticised the standard…
Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Barcelona central defender Yerry Mina on a season-long loan. According to ElChiringuitoTV, via LFC Transfer Room, Liverpool and Barcelona have reached an agreement over the signing of Mina ahead of next season. The report states that Mina will become a Liverpool player at the...