Lionel Messi

Barcelona renews Lionel Messi’s contract to make him the highest paid footballer in the...

After months of speculation, Lionel Messi inked a new contract with FC Barcelona on Saturday morning that commits him to Camp Nou through the 2020-21 season when he is 34-years old. His previous deal was set to expire at...
Sanchez scores from the spot

Controversial penalty decision gifts Arsenal last minute win over Burnley

An injury-time penalty from Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal a 1-0 win at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Sunday to send the Londoners up to fourth place. It was a close affair throughout with Burnley showing exactly why they...
Aleksandr Tretyakov and Elena Nikitina

International Olympic Committee disqualifies 4 Russian skeleton athletes

The International Olympic Committee has stripped Russia of two more Olympic medals following disqualification of 4 skeleton athletes. Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Sochi Olympic champion, Aleksandr Tretyakov, have been slapped with life bans from competing in any future...
Aly Raisman

Gabby Douglas: ‘We were conditioned to stay silent’

American Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas has become the third member of the 2012 US Olympic gold medal-winning squad to accuse former team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. In an Instagram post published on Tuesday, the 2012 all-around gold...
Messi on the move

Champions League: Barcelona tops Group D after drawing blanks with Juventus

Barcelona and Juventus put on a good tactical duel, but despite numerous chances neither team could find a way to score a goal in Turin, playing to a scoreless draw that punched Barcelona’s ticket to the Champions League knockout...
Eden Hazard

Champions League: Chelsea brush aside 10-man Qarabag to reach round of 16

Chelsea breezed into the last 16 of the Champions League after being helped to their 4-0 stroll over 10-man Qarabag by the award of a hotly-disputed first-half penalty and sending off in Baku on Wednesday. The match turned decisively in...
Kylian Mbappe

Champions League: PSG gives Celtic double dose of demolition

Neymar scored a double as Paris St Germain extended their perfect Champions League record with a 7-1 home demolition of Celtic on Wednesday. The Brazilian forward, Edinson Cavani, who also scored twice, Kylian Mbappe, Marco Verratti and Dani Alves all...
Mou

Champions League: Mourinho falls at St. Jakob Park again

Jose Mourinho brought his team to Basel in the Champions League for the first time in four years. And lost again. Manchester United came to Basel in the Champions League for the first time in six years. And lost again. History...
Maria Sharapova

Report – Maria Sharapova fingered in Indian luxury property fraud probe

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova is reportedly being investigated by Indian police over the collapse of the development of a luxury housing complex near New Delhi that she endorsed. The five-time Grand Slam champion, 30, has been accused of “cheating...
World Cup draw

Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup final draw to be held on December 1

FIFA have announced the full line-up of assistants for the 2018 World Cup Russia Final Draw ceremony, which sees some of world football’s most adored icons take the stage at the State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, on December 1. Laurent Blanc,...