Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal target Bordeaux's Malcom as they prepare to sell Chilean

January 11, 2018 10:49 pm0 comments
Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal target Bordeaux's Malcom as they prepare to sell Chilean

Forward Alexis Sanchez will leave Arsenal in January if a suitable offer arrives and a replacement is secured. It is understood the Gunners hierarchy have privately accepted for some weeks that Sanchez is likely to depart after three and a half years at the club. However, Arsenal are reluctant to […]

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GB bobsleigher out of Olympics after 'freak' stroke aged 30

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GB bobsleigher out of Olympics after 'freak' stroke aged 30

XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Great Britain bobsleigher Bruce Tasker will miss the Winter Olympics after suffering a minor stroke on 4 January. The 30-year-old Welshman, who was […]

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Conte 'positive' about VAR after cup draw with Arsenal

January 10, 2018 11:19 pm0 comments
Conte 'positive' about VAR after cup draw with Arsenal

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte backed the video assistant referee (VAR) system after his side’s goalless draw with Arsenal in their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg. Referee Martin Atkinson consulted the VAR on two Chelsea penalty claims, when Victor Moses tangled with Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the first half and for Danny […]

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Is cricket the hardest sport to win away from home?

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Is cricket the hardest sport to win away from home?

“Attendances in Test cricket are going down because you know who is going to win before you turn up. There has to be jeopardy as to who wins the game. I’m a Newcastle fan and I turn up genuinely thinking they have a chance of winning every single game in […]

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Late Aguero goal gives Man City Carabao Cup advantage

January 9, 2018 11:48 pm0 comments
Late Aguero goal gives Man City Carabao Cup advantage

Sergio Aguero scored an injury-time winner as Manchester City came from behind to beat Bristol City in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg. The Championship side were excellent, especially in the first half, and led from Bobby Reid’s penalty, awarded after John Stones chopped down the Robins player. But Kevin […]

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Football Association adopts 'Rooney Rule' as Martin Glenn outlines 2018 plans

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Football Association adopts 'Rooney Rule' as Martin Glenn outlines 2018 plans

Media playback is not supported on this device The Football Association will interview at least one applicant from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background for future roles in the England set-up. English football’s governing body will adopt its own version of the ‘Rooney Rule’ implemented in the NFL in […]

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England coach Bayliss to leave after 2019 Ashes

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England coach Bayliss to leave after 2019 Ashes

Trevor Bayliss will step down as England coach when his contract expires at the end of the 2019 Ashes. The 55-year-old, who was appointed in 2015, has just seen his side beaten 4-0 in Australia, but told England director of cricket Andrew Strauss of his plans a year ago. “I’m […]

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'I'm not finished' – Murray eyes summer return after hip surgery

January 8, 2018 12:31 pm0 comments
'I'm not finished' - Murray eyes summer return after hip surgery

Britain’s Andy Murray has had hip surgery in Melbourne and says he hopes to be playing again in time for this summer’s grass-court season. The former world number one, 30, has not played a competitive match since he was knocked out of Wimbledon in July. The ongoing problem forced the […]

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Australia crush England to complete 4-0 Ashes win – report, quotes & stats

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Australia crush England to complete 4-0 Ashes win - report, quotes & stats

Media playback is not supported on this device Fifth Ashes Test, Sydney Cricket Ground (day five of five) England 346 (Root 83) & 180 (Root 58 retired ill, Cummins 4-39) Australia 649-7 dec (Khawaja 171, S Marsh 156, M Marsh 101) Australia won by an innings and 123 runs; won […]

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Holders Arsenal knocked out of FA Cup by Forest – highlights & report

January 7, 2018 1:01 pm0 comments
Holders Arsenal knocked out of FA Cup by Forest - highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsene Wenger was condemned to his first FA Cup third-round exit as managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest stunned holders Arsenal at the City Ground. The hosts took the lead when Eric Lichaj headed in from close range, although the advantage lasted just […]

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