News: Sport

Swans set to sign Clucas 'within 24 hours'

Monday  13:22,   21 august 2017
Read Sport

Reports are circulating that Hull City’s Sam Clucas will become Paul Clement’s third major signing of the season, with the Gylfi Sigurdsson saga finally over and done with. Hull boss Leonid Slutsky left Clucas out of his squad for their defeat to[...]

'Celtic star Tierney could play for Arsenal or Man Utd'

Monday  13:22,   21 august 2017
Goal.com

The left-back has been described as 'Scotland's best player' and has been tipped to make an impact in the Premier LeagueCeltic full-back Kieran Tierney could soon play for a Premier League title contender, according to Stoke City[...]

Preview: Twins at White Sox

Monday  13:22,   21 august 2017
FOXSports

The Minnesota Twins are in the midst of a thick AL playoff race as they head to Chicago for five games against the White SoxCHICAGO — With six weeks remaining in the regular season, the Minnesota Twins find themselves in the thick of the American[...]

Sir Mo Farah 'wouldn't change a thing' after winning last home track race

Monday  12:51,   21 august 2017
Press Association

Sir Mo Farah insists he has fulfilled his dreams after winning his final track race on home soil. The four-time Olympic champion took victory in the 3,000 metres at the Diamond League in Birmingham in seven minutes 38.64 seconds on Sunday.He will[...]

Watford close in on Carrillo loan

Monday  12:51,   21 august 2017
Sky Sports

Watford are edging closer to the loan signing of Andre Carillo from Benfica, according to Sky sources. The Peru international would require a work permit if a deal can be agreed.Watford manager Marco Silva knows Carillo well, having worked with the [...]

Kick-boxing Zlatan tests his knee

Monday  12:32,   21 august 2017
Sky Sports

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested his knee is almost strong enough to return to football by posting a video of himself kicking a punching bag. The 35-year-old appears bullish and eager to return as soon as possible as he completes two successful[...]

Coutinho should decide his future - Manchester City's Ederson supports Barca target

Monday  12:32,   21 august 2017
Goal.com

Philippe Coutinho and not Liverpool should have the final say on the player's future, says Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson. The 25-year-old Brazil playmaker is believed to have handed in a transfer request at Anfield amid interest from[...]

Breitbart News apologises for using Lukas Podolski picture to illustrate migrant story

Monday  12:23,   21 august 2017
Independent.ie

Breitbart News apologises for using Lukas Podolski picture to illustrate migrant storyThe article, headlined "Spanish Police Crack Gang Moving Migrants on Jet-Skis", reported how smugglers were making money by bringing in migrants across the Strait[...]

Defoe 'not where he needs to be'

Monday  12:22,   21 august 2017
Sky Sports

Eddie Howe says Jermain Defoe did not start at the weekend because the forward is not as fit as Bournemouth would like.Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says Jermain Defoe did not start at the weekend because the forward is not as fit as the club would [...]

Solheim Cup conclusions

Monday  12:22,   21 august 2017
Sky Sports

The good, the bad, and the main talking points from the week in Iowa after Team USA retained the Solheim Cup. THE GOODThe standard of golf, over the second two days in particular, was of a very high quality. The opening day's foursomes session was, [...]

Alex Dowsett to leave Movistar for Katusha Alpecin

Monday  12:22,   21 august 2017
Press Association

Five-time British time-trial champion Alex Dowsett will leave Movistar to join Katusha Alpecin for the 2018 season. Dowsett won gold in the time-trial at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and has one Giro d'Italia stage victory to his name, as[...]

Alonso extends Spurs' Wembley woes

Monday  11:52,   21 august 2017
Sky Sports

Tottenham's woes at Wembley continued with a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in their first league game at their temporary home. After exquisitely putting the champions ahead with a first-half free-kick, Marcos Alonso snatched a dramatic win in the 88th[...]

Council withdraws funding for Horn-Pacquiao rematch

Monday  11:52,   21 august 2017
9News.com.au

Financial support for a rematch between Australian WBO welterweight word champion Jeff Horn and Filipino Manny Pacquiao has been pulled by Brisbane City Council. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk told the Courier Mail the decision to withdraw funding was due[...]

Council withdraws funding for Horn-Pacquiao rematch

Monday  11:52,   21 august 2017
9News.com.au

Financial support for a rematch between Australian WBO welterweight word champion Jeff Horn and Filipino Manny Pacquiao has been pulled by Brisbane City Council. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk told the Courier Mail the decision to withdraw funding was due[...]

Conor McGregor's trainer unfazed by Floyd Mayweather

Monday  11:51,   21 august 2017
USA TODAY

When you think about Conor McGregor: sports personality, images of Lambourghinis, mink coats and verbal outbursts spring instantly to mind. John Kavanagh, McGregor’s trainer, has been an ever-present influence on his career, right from his[...]