Manchester United can take next step with Europa success, says Solskjaer

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 04:50 GMT

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the next step in his side’s development would be securing a trophy as they look to cap off a promising season by winning the Europa League.

Bundesliga ready for return of fans if authorities approve

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 04:48 GMT

Germany’s first and second division football clubs on Tuesday said they were prepared to allow some fans back into stadiums next season if the country’s political authorities give the green light later this month.

LaLiga and T3N Sport & Investment to build a pioneering sports complex in Madrid

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 04:45 GMT

The complex will include football fields, an educational centre and residential facilities for institutions and persons related to the sports industry

Large blast in Beirut port area shakes Lebanon's capital, sources say

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 03:59 GMT

A large explosion shook the Lebanese capital Beirut and a giant column of smoke was seen rising over the city, Reuters witnesses and local media reported.

Chelsea's Pedro undergoes surgery for shoulder injury

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Chelsea’s Spanish winger Pedro has had surgery after sustaining a shoulder injury in Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Arsenal, the 33-year-old said on Tuesday.

Spurs' Rose says tired of police stopping him to ask if car is stolen

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:44 GMT

Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose has said he is tired of racial discrimination after being regularly stopped by police and asked if his car is stolen.

Australian club that gave Bolt trial face uncertain future

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:41 GMT

Australian soccer club Central Coast Mariners, who brought in Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt for a high-profile trial in 2018, face an uncertain future with its chairman/owner saying on Tuesday he is leaving the team.

Conte says he is committed to three-year project with Inter

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:40 GMT

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is committed to a three-year project with the club, he said on Monday, two days after his highly critical and typically outspoken outburst raised questions over his future with the Serie A outfit.

Drogba submits candidacy to become Ivory Coast FA president

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Didier Drogba drew a large crowd on Saturday eager to watch him submit his candidacy before the deadline for next month’s Ivory Coast Football Federation elections.

Portia de Rossi speaks out as criticism of Ellen mounts

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Actress Portia de Rossi defended Ellen DeGeneres on Monday after a social media campaign called for the talk show host to step down following reports of a hostile work environment for employees on set.

Napoli sign Nigeria forward Osimhen from Lille

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 01:55 GMT

Napoli have signed Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen from Lille, the Serie A club announced on Friday.

Inter coach Conte wanted more support from the club

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte said the club failed to back him and his players in the face of criticism and complained that some members of the club had jumped on the bandwagon.

Genoa survive again, Lecce relegated on final day of season

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 01:18 GMT

Genoa, Italy’s oldest professional club, guaranteed Serie A survival on the final day of the season for the second year running on Sunday by beating Hellas Verona 3-0 while Lecce became the last team to be relegated.

Sent off for a cough? FA issues guidelines to referees

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Players who deliberately cough at opponents or referees can be shown red or yellow cards under new guidelines issued by England’s Football Association (FA) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

African Champions League final to be played Oct. 16-17

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has abandoned plans to play the semi-final and final of the 2019-20 African Champions League in a single venue and have set a date of Oct. 16-17 for the continental decider.

Snazzy face mask fashion reaches Nairobi neighbourhood

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 12:35 GMT

Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit necessary, safety measure. For the style conscious like James Maina Mwangi, however, they are an unmissable fashion opportunity.

Japan's renowned artists find inspiration from pandemic

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 11:34 GMT

Some of Japan’s best-known artists are finding new avenues of expression in areas such as online communication and the environment, as the novel coronavirus outbreak sparks ideas.

Hamster hero? How a Japanese cartoon became Thai youth protesters' symbol

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:52 GMT

Thailand’s emerging student pro-democracy movement has adopted a Japanese cartoon hamster, Hamtaro, as a creative way to get support from young people around the country.

Porto stun Benfica to clinch domestic double

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:28 GMT

Porto completed the domestic double in style as a pair of second-half headers by defender Chancel Mbemba gave them a 2-1 win over Benfica in the Cup final.

'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 11:42 GMT

'Cocoon' actor Wilford Brimley dies age 85.