Chelsea’s Eden Hazard dismisses comparisons to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has played down comparisons with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he is a completely different player. The Belgium international, who has scored 15 goals in 35 appearances across all competitions for Chelsea this season, has been among the most consistent performers in the Premier League and across […]

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Sergio Aguero involved in clash with Wigan fan after Manchester City’s defeat

  Sergio Aguero was involved in a confrontation with a Wigan fan as ugly scenes marred the end of the third-division side’s shock FA Cup win over Manchester City on Monday. Fans spilled on to the pitch at DW Stadium as the host celebrated its 1-0 fifth-round win against the runaway English Premier League leader. […]

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Slovenia ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic fails doping test, to leave Winter Olympics: CAS

Slovenia men’s ice hockey player Ziga Jeglic has tested positive for a banned substance and has been suspended for the remainder of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday. It added that Jeglic, who tested positive for fenoterol, had accepted the anti-doping rule violation and would leave the Olympics […]

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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah credits manager Jurgen Klopp for goal rush

Liverpool’s top scorer Mohamed Salah has credited manager Jurgen Klopp’s tactics for his prolific form, saying a change in his playing position has helped him score more goals. Salah has netted 30 goals in 36 matches across all competitions in his debut season at Liverpool, and is the league’s second highest goalscorer with 22 goals […]

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Liverpool suffer surprise defeat to battling Swansea City

Fourth-placed Liverpool were stung by a 1-0 defeat at Premier League basement side Swansea City who withstood a second-half onslaught to secure the points after taking the lead through defender Alfie Mawson at the Liberty Stadium on Monday. Swansea went ahead five minutes before the break when an attempt to clear by Liverpool’s 75 million […]

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WWE Raw Results: Braun Strowman reigns supreme against Brock Lesnar, Kane before Royal Rumble

Ahead of their big main event at WWE Royal Rumble, on the 25th anniversary of the WWE Raw, Braun Strowman continued his demolition show over Kane and Brock Lesnar. With the show featuring legends over the years such as Stone Cold Steve Austin, members of the D-Generation X, Undertaker, Ric Flair, AJA to name a […]

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Faf du Plessis critical of Vernon Philander’s overall fitness and absence

  Faf du Plessis delivered a withering assessment of Vernon Philander’s overall fitness following South Africa’s series defeat in England and told the wider public it is time to move on from the prospect of AB de Villiers ever returning to Test cricket. Speaking after the 3-1 loss, the Proteas captain was simply asked about the frustration […]

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Laura Muir refuses to enter Caster Semenya debate after heartbreak

Laura Muir was close to tears after missing out on a world championship 1500m medal by seven hundredths of a second to South Africa’s Caster Semenya. Muir had led for much of the race but ran out of gas down the home straight and was beaten to bronze by Semenya, the Olympic 800m champion. South Africa’s Semenya […]

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Michael Clarke flies young Nepalese spinner to Australia to train at his academy

The young leg-spinner from Nepal Sandeep Lamichhane is currently staying with a local family as he prepares to play for Michael Clarke’s club. Sandeep Lamichhane,16, from Nepal impressed Michael Clarke recently during his coaching spell in Hong Kong. The former Australian captain was impressed with the leg-spinner’s outstanding potential and that promted him to allow […]

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Manchester City eyeing nothing less than a win in Manchester derby: David Silva

Table-topper Manchester City sit marginally above Manchester United on goal difference after both sides won their first three league games but the Citizen swill miss Sergio Aguero for the crucial clash on Saturday. Nothing less than victory will do for Manchester City in Saturday’s feisty Premier League derby against Manchester United, playmaker David Silva has […]

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