Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Top Story

761000header.jpg

Jason Holder succeeds Bravo as West Indies one-day international captain

The Barbadian all-rounder has made 21 ODI appearances, taking 29 wickets and scoring 109 runs, has captained the West Indies A team. Dwayne Bravo only replaced Darren ...

FOOTBALL

761042header.jpg

Ligue 1 roundup: PSG draw at home with Montpellier, Monaco claim fourth successive win

Paris Saint-Germain had won six home games in a row in all competitions before playing host to Rolland ...
Serie-A-Logo-TIM.png

Roma held to a 0-0 draw at home to 10-man AC Milan

Rudi Garcia's men could have headed into the mid-season break trailing champions Juventus by just a solitary point ...
real-sociedad-david-moyes.jpg

Levante nets an injury-time penalty to draw 1-1 against Real Sociedad

The first half was a quiet affair, although David Barral's incisive through ball almost opened up Sociedad in ...
valenica-paco-alcacer.jpg

Valencia move into top four of La Liga after a 1-0 win away at Eibar

Eibar started strongly and went close to taking the lead through shots from Eneko Boveda and Federico Piovaccari ...

FORMULA 1

760408header.jpg

Ferrari signs Jean-Eric Vergne as test driver for 2015 Formula 1 season

Jean-Eric Vergne, 24, who contested 58 races during three years with Toro Rosso, joins Esteban Gutierrez, Marc Gene ...
759903header.jpg

Bernie Ecclestone reappointed as Formula One Group chief executive

The Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone relinquished his role with the sport's controlling group in August while standing ...

TENNIS

758718header.jpg

Tomas Berdych appoint Danny Vallverdu as his new coach for next year

Danny Vallverdu was part of Andy Murray's coaching set-up until the Scot announced a shake-up of his team ...
758299header.jpg

All England Club to build roof on Court One at Wimbledon

The venue's Centre Court was fitted with a retractable roof in 2009, allowing play at the hird grand ...

GOLF

rory-mcilroy-ryder-cup.jpg

World number one Rory McIlroy named European Tour Golfer of the Year

The Northern Irishman collected the award for a second time in three years to cap a remarkable 12 ...
rory-mcilroy_2.jpg

World number one Rory McIlroy wants golf to speed up

Recent figures have shown that participation in the sport for people aged between 16 and 25 years of ...

BOXING

759193header.jpg

Laishram Sarita Devi handed one-year ban from boxing

Laishram Sarita Devi has been given a one-year ban from boxing after she refused to accept a bronze ...
Boxing.jpg

Crolla hospitalised with fractured skull after burglars attack

British fighter Anthony Crolla is in a stable condition in hospital after suffering a serious head injury and ...

RUGBY

bath-david-wilson.jpg

Bath Rugby ease past Gloucester Rugby 39-16 to extend their winning run to six games

Gloucester Rugby were ahead inside three minutes when Greig Laidlaw kicked over the first of his three first-half ...
760211header.jpg

Saracens lead calls to abandon salary cap in Premiership

Seven clubs, including Saracens, want the cap – which this season is £4.76million – scrapped and the issue ...

CRICKET

761000header.jpg

Jason Holder succeeds Bravo as West Indies one-day international captain

The Barbadian all-rounder has made 21 ODI appearances, taking 29 wickets and scoring 109 runs, has captained the ...
alastair-cook-england.jpg

Cook reveals he is “gutted” after removal as England’s ODI captain

Alastair Cook has also been left out of the World Cup squad after his inconsistent performances with the ...

Latest Stories

NFL

759043header.jpg

San Diego Chargers announce they will not relocate to Los Angeles next year

Reports claim the NFL is very keen to have a team in LA with the Chargers, Oakland Raiders ...
IMG_0067.JPG

The New Orleans Saints beat the Chicago Bears 31-15 to take the NFC South lead.

The Saints (6-8) bounced back from their 41-10 defeat to the Panthers and moved into first place ahead ...

NBA

760097header.jpg

Warriors’ Bogut out indefinitely after undergoing therapy on his injured right knee

Andrew Bogut opted to have platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy to treat his right knee that has already sidelined ...
stephen-curry.jpg

NBA roundup: Golden State Warriors see off Oklahoma City Thunder

The Golden State Warriors bounced back from their first defeat in 17 games in the NBA with a ...

MLB

759019header.jpg

Chicago White Sox unveil trio Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Melky Cabrera

With city rivals the Chicago Cubs securing the services of Jon Lester and announcing their intentions to snap ...
754502header.jpg

Outfielder Tomas signs six-year contract with Arizona Diamondbacks

Yasmany Tomas - a free agent after defecting from Cuba - has put pen-to-paper on a contract worth ...

NHL

759540header.jpg

Calgary Flames handed coach Bob Hartley new contract extension

Terms of Bob Hartley's new deal were not disclosed by the NHL franchise but the 54-year-old's current contract ...
IMG_0079.JPG

NHL roundup: Tampa Bay beat Philadelphia 3-1 with goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy enjoying a fantastic NHL debut.

The Blues netted four times in seven minutes during the final period, after Tarasenko had posted their first ...

MLS

IMG_0065.JPG

Thierry Henry: “See you on the other side..” Retirement statements

Henry made his Monaco debut in 1994 and he helped the club to the French Ligue 1 title ...
IMG_0064.JPG

Thierry Henry retires from football after an amazing career

Henry won two Premier League titles and three FA Cups with the Gunners, where he played between 1999 ...

CYCLING

755651header.jpg

Astana granted 2015 World Tour license by International Cycling Union

Despite accusations of doping and several positive tests, the Kazakh outfit have been given a license for next ...
IMG_1705.JPG

Astana have been given a WorldTour licence for 2015

Astana's licence was under review after five riders belonging to their senior and development teams failed drugs tests ...
edit-2

AFRICA SPORTS

Victim.jpg

Ranchers Bees, Kwara United Game Mar With Violence Again

The Nigeria National League NNL week 30 rescheduled ...
Sai-Bukky.jpg

ABS FC Celebrates Saraki @ 52

The management and staff of Abubakar Bukola Saraki ...
semi-ajayi.jpg

Arsenal Duo Set To Play For Nigeria

Arsenal Football Club of England duo of Semi ...

ATHLETICS

759565header.jpg

Tyson Gay’s former coach Drummond banned for eight years by US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

An independent panel from the American Court of Arbitration for Sport (AAA) found Jon Drummond - a track ...
IMG_0089.JPG

US Anti-Doping Agency has banned former Olympic gold medallist Jon Drummond for eight years

An independent North American Court of Arbitration for Sport panel found that Drummond, now a 46-year-old track and ...

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Manuel-Neuer.jpg

Neuer: ‘Bayern Munich will approach Shakhtar Donetsk clash Donetsk with caution’

Five-time winners Bayern Munich will travel to Ukraine in February for the first leg of the UEFA Champions ...
chelsea-demba-ba.jpg

PSG’s Marquinhos: ‘We are keen to avenge “painful” Chelsea defeat’

Paris Saint-Germain were minutes away from moving into the semi-final of the competition when Demba Ba struck late ...

EUROPA LEAGUE

IMG_0054.JPG

Europa league last 32 draw find out Liverpool, Roma, Ajax Fate

Europa league last 32 draw CELTIC v INTER MILAN TOTTENHAM v FIORENTINA LIVERPOOL v BESIKTAS PSV EINDHOVEN v ZENIT ...
758105header.jpg

Besiktas striker Demba Ba wary of Liverpool threat

Monday's UEFA Europa League draw in Nyon paired the Turkish side against Brendan Rodgers' men, with the first ...

TRANSFER NEWS

gareth-bale-real-madrid.jpg

Man United ready to make £90m bid for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale, who joined Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur for a world-record fee last year, emerged as a ...
IMG_0009-0.JPG

Mourinho made contact with Sergio Ramos

The Daily Express are reporting that Jose Mourinho has made contact with Sergio Ramos to let the defender ...

MATCH PREVIEWS

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER