• Yaya Toure attacks Man City boss Guardiola: He was jealous of me
Yaya Toure attacks Man City boss Guardiola: He was jealous of me

It was not the first time that he had found himself surplus to requirements under Guardiola, having left Barcelona in 2010 to move to the Premier League . "Pep likes to dominate and wants to have obedient players who lick his hands. However, the day he fields a team with five Africans, non-naturalised, I promise that I will send him a cake!" T...

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  • Djokovic rediscovers old fire to reach last 16
Djokovic rediscovers old fire to reach last 16

Djokovic knocked the 13th seed out in the third round by claiming a hard-fought 6-4 6-7 (6/8) 7-6 (7/4) 6-2 victory. The Australian Open victor took just 22 minutes to bagel her opponent in opening set of their third round match, before racing into a five-game lead in the second.

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  • Daria Kasatkina shocks Caroline Wozniacki at Roland Garros
Daria Kasatkina shocks Caroline Wozniacki at Roland Garros

Runner-up to Jelena Ostapenko previous year and to Maria Sharapova in 2014, Halep needed less than an hour to see off a rival boasting three trophies in 2018 plus a 12-win streak this season on clay. Runner-up to Stephens at Flushing Meadows past year, Keys was the first woman through to the quarters after ending Mihaela Buzarnescu's inspired run w...

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  • Cavaliers hope scenery change reverses NBA Finals fortunes
Cavaliers hope scenery change reverses NBA Finals fortunes

The Warriors' 122-103 rout Sunday also drew 7 per cent more viewers than their Game 1 victory, even though that game was close the whole way before Golden State won in overtime. "But that shouldn't give us any comfort". "We want to continue to be uncomfortable". "Just because we're going home doesn't mean we can relax". But, when the best playe...

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  • Saxon Warrior O'Brien's best Epsom Derby chance
Saxon Warrior O'Brien's best Epsom Derby chance

The jubilant winning trainer, Charlie Appleby, getting his first Classic success, said: "I've always said, when I started this job, I wanted to be the first to get a Derby victor in Godolphin blue". "It is not easy to win the Derby", said Sheikh Mohammed, evidently inclined to understatement. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler o...

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  • Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarter-finals
Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarter-finals

German second seed Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic edged closer to a possible French Open semi-final clash of generations, with the youngster edging out Karen Khachanov and the former champion seeing off Fernando Verdasco in the last 16 on Sunday (Jun 3).

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  • West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini mugged by gunmen in Chile
West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini mugged by gunmen in Chile

A spokesman for London club West Ham , whom the Chilean joined as manager this summer, said: " We are relieved to hear that Manuel and his wife were both unharmed ". An official told the newspaper the gang shot at police before driving away in a stolen Porsche. In a Tweet written in Spanish, Pellegrini thanked Chilean police for their "quick an...

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  • No fairy tale ending for Saxon Warrior at Epsom
No fairy tale ending for Saxon Warrior at Epsom

Fuji TV, the leading commercial broadcaster in Japan, will be airing a one-hour documentary dedicated to Saxon Warrior's bid for victory in Britain's richest race, which is expected to be viewed by a 6 - 8 million audience. He moved up smoothly to challenge in the straight under William Buick, took over approaching the final furlong, and stayed o...

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  • Fans go insane for Nigeria's retro World Cup shirt
Fans go insane for Nigeria's retro World Cup shirt

The kit, which was reportedly sold out on Friday, received more than three million pre-orders, according to the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The kit was to be available on May 29 but Nike pushed the date back to June 1 to accommodate the demand.

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  • Sane left out of Germany's World Cup squad
Sane left out of Germany's World Cup squad

Also omitted are Bayer Leverkusen duo Bernd Leno and Jonathan, as well as Freiburg striker Nils Petersen. The 22-year-old winger was one of the brightest stars in the Citizens' team that dominated the Premier League and won the League Cup.

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  • Nigerians mocked over 'beautiful jersey' following 2-1 loss to England
Nigerians mocked over 'beautiful jersey' following 2-1 loss to England

Alli has been targeted by opponents keen to provoke the volatile Tottenham midfielder. Asked if his short-tempered nature could be a problem in Russian Federation, however, Alli told reporters: "I am a big believer that you have to make mistakes to learn from them".

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  • Iwobi named in Nigeria's World Cup squad
Iwobi named in Nigeria's World Cup squad

In the first half, Dele Alli , Jesse Lingard and Gary Cahill all put in impressive shifts, though Cahill was the only one of this trio to carry his performance into the second period. The 22-year-old who became a cog member of Rohr's setup during the qualifiers, having played crucial roles in four of the six games, has taken to the social medi...

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  • Samuel Umtiti signs five-year deal to end Man Utd transfer speculation
Samuel Umtiti signs five-year deal to end Man Utd transfer speculation

Umtiti joined Barcelona from Lyon in 2016 and has quickly established himself as a cornerstone of the Catalans' backline. "I'm at a club that allowed me to realise my dream of playing there". Liverpool fans were eyeing a summer deal for Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti . Umtiti will formally sign the five-year deal on Monday, before Barca h...

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  • Vincent Kompany selected in Belgium squad for World Cup
Vincent Kompany selected in Belgium squad for World Cup

Still, he's heading to Russian Federation and Belgium certainly have plenty of cover in that area of the pitch with Toby Alderweireld , Thomas Vermaelen and Jan Vertonghen all in the squad, plus Laurent Ciman on stand-by. " Christian Benteke has been the toughest decision. We have two number 9's and Batshuayi and Romelu Lukaku have taken ...

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  • Ball Boy Collides With Player During French Open
Ball Boy Collides With Player During French Open

But Zverev edged a tense fourth set in which he was issued a code violation for being coached from the stands by his father Alexander Sr. All ended well at the French Open . Two of the top four seeds nearly fell in the French Open third round but Alexander Zverev saved himself from a big loss after Grigor Dimitrov was swept out.

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  • Liverpool agree deal to sign Fabinho from Monaco
Liverpool agree deal to sign Fabinho from Monaco

The Brazil global revealed to France Football: "I am very happy". "A football club of this size coming after my services, I didn't have to think that much about coming over". Fabinho's new manager Klopp has said: "He has ability and mentality to play at the highest level in a number of positions ". A quick glance at Fabinho's physical profi...

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  • 2nd Test: Bess Leads England Advance Against Pakistan in Second Test
2nd Test: Bess Leads England Advance Against Pakistan in Second Test

For Pakistan , pace bowlers Faheem Ashraf and Mohammad Amir claimed two wickets each. " Pakistan team has raised our heads with pride by winning the Lord's Test and we are praying that they do well to win the series which will be our first since 1996", said Farrukh.

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  • Why Dele Alli Was Booed During England-Nigeria At Wembley
Why Dele Alli Was Booed During England-Nigeria At Wembley

Asked whether he was relieved to see Sterling give a committed performance following his hard week, Southgate said: "It wasn't about getting a response, I knew with the form he was in he would play well". "And, yeah, I feel I learned from the things I've done before, but it's not something I worry about at all". "We lost but it was a good sec...

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  • How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy'
How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy'

As well as the height difference, it was Serena's black catsuit which caught the eye after she debuted it in her opening 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 singles win over Kristyna Pliskova on Tuesday. Williams was asked about Sharapova's book, which was published past year. "I'm concerned how that's going to work out for me, because normally in Grand Slams I...

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  • Ranked Halep finally up and running at French Open
Ranked Halep finally up and running at French Open

Riske took full advantage to dominate the opening set, Halep making 16 unforced errors in a woeful start to the grand slam. So always I feel nervous in the beginning. She is scheduled to take on American Alison Riske in the first round on Wednesday. Halep, who suffered her third defeat in the final of a major at the Australian Open, was made to...

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