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Harold Mayne-Nicholls
02:29 GMT
A man who played a key role in picking the sites for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup gamesis suspended from all football-related activity...

July 6, 2015

Bentaleb signs new Tottenham deal @SpursOfficial
21:06 GMT
The 20-year-old has emerged as a key player for Spurs under Mauricio Pochettino and says he is delighted to have committed to remain at White Hart Lane until 2020
Mohamed Salah
15:15 GMT
The Viola have distanced themselves from comments made by their vice president calling for the Nerazzurri to be relegated for trying to sign the 23-year-old winger
Apps to stay fit and fab
13:57 GMT
Forget the gym, here are some apps - free as well as paid - to help you get into shape.
Lloyd leads USA to title
05:38 GMT
Forward Carli Lloyd completed a hat trick in the first 20 minutes of the game to help the United States win its third Women's World Cup title by beating Japan 5-2 in Sunday's championship match in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Sepp Blatter
02:41 GMT
The 79-year-old has reiterated he has no ties to the corruption scandal that has rocked Fifa, but is nonetheless living in fear

July 5, 2015

Lewis Hamilton
22:21 GMT
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton fought off a Williams threat and made a perfect pit stop call when it mattered in the rain to win his British home grand prix a third time on Sunday.
Mohamed Salah
21:09 GMT
The Viola have accused the Nerazzurri of operating without any transparency and ignoring Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations
Mohamed Salah
16:21 GMT
The Egypt international wants to end his loan deal at Fiorentina to join the Nerazzurri and the Viola vice-president insists rules have been broken
Petra Kvitova
15:05 GMT
Petra Kvitova, who was defending the Wimbledon title, has revealed that she is bemused by her shocking third round defeat against 28th seed Jelena Jankovic.
Joseph Blatter
13:48 GMT
Joseph Blatter plans to attend the preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup later this month in Russia, the outgoing president of the ruling body FIFA told German paper Welt am Sonntag.
England's players celebrate their 1-0 win over Germany in the bronze medal match at the FIFA Women's World
01:02 GMT
Mark Sampson's side made history in Edmonton as they defeated the pre-tournament favourites to win a bronze medal, bouncing back from their heartbreaking defeat to Japan
Chile 0-0 Argentina (4-1 on penalties): Hosts win first Copa America
00:05 GMT
After 120 minutes without a goal in the Copa America and it was the tournament hosts who emerged triumphant through a penalty shootout

July 4, 2015

Bassett cries after scoring an own goal in injury-time
17:28 GMT
English defender Laura Bassett, who scored an own goal in injury-time in her side's semi-final clash with Japan, has said that she is heartbroken after crashing the team's hope of winning the Women's World Cup in Canada.
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17:23 GMT
Former Liverpool and Dutch international winger Ryan Babel said he was upbeat about his move to Al Ain, following his media introduction at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium late on Thursday.
Ahmad al-Marghani
17:02 GMT
An Egyptian Premier League football team has suspended one of its top players for the rest of the season after he posted comments online critical of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi , media reports said.
Lionel Messi
16:13 GMT
The Turkish side have just snapped up ex-Barcelona star Samuel Eto'o and intend to add his former team-mate to their squad one day

July 3, 2015

It's Japan versus USA again in final
16:01 GMT
Four years ago, Japan caused a major upset in Women's football history, when they defeated one of the super powers in the game, USA, in the final to lift the World Cup.
Fifa headquarters
15:58 GMT
The United States has demanded the extradition of seven FIFA officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.
Mohamed Salah
15:46 GMT
The Viola are adamant that they retain the right to buy the Egypt international but the winger's agent insists that he belongs to Chelsea
Nadal accepts his upset at the hands of dreadlocked Dustin
15:10 GMT
Rafael Nadal could only accept his early Wimbledon loss at the hands of 102nd-ranked German qualifier Dustin Brown, with Spain's 10th seed admitting: "I am a good loser."

July 2, 2015

Al-Ahly squad
22:53 GMT
The long historical conflict between Al-Ahly and Zamalek football clubs, whether over local or continental tournaments, or even in other games, is still ongoing.
Arda Turan
20:23 GMT
Atletico Madrid winger Arda Turan has moved to deny reports he has already agreed to join Barcelona.
Sepp Blatter
14:10 GMT
Sepp Blatter, the outgoing Fifa president, has insisted he has a clean conscience and that anyone who calls him corrupt should be sent to prison.
Majid Bougherra
13:49 GMT
Fujairah’s Algerian defender Majid Bougherra said the dream of ending his career at Glasgow Rangers is still alive despite reports on the contrary.
Mohamed Salah
04:22 GMT
Club president Andrea Della Valle says negotiations have reached a crucial juncture as they attempt to make the winger's move permanent

July 1, 2015

Adil Rami
21:13 GMT
The French centre-back has agreed a four-year contract with the Europa League holders and will join from AC Milan next week
Sepp Blatter
16:34 GMT
FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter will not be attending the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday citing 'personal reasons'.
Exercise keeps your brain young while you age
15:20 GMT
In a new study, researchers have shown that endurance exercise may help prevent cognitive decline, keeping your brain working fully as you age.
Qatar Sports Investments and the New York-based RSE Ventures have together bought a controlling stake in Formula One
14:04 GMT
Qatar Sports Investments, owner of Paris Saint Germain (PSG) football club, and the New York-based RSE Ventures, owner of American Football franchise Miami Dolphins...
UEFA: Spain should drop action against Qatar 2022 date
03:19 GMT
Europe's ruling body UEFA has asked the Spanish football league LFP to stop its legal action against FIFA over the winter staging of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Fiorentina squad
02:31 GMT
Why Salah is the only star that Fiorentina should spend their money on this summer

June 30, 2015

16:42 GMT
Gervinho has become the second big name after Luiz Adriano to talk himself out of a move to the Arabian Gulf League this week.
Aymen Abdennour
16:35 GMT
The 25-year-old's representative insists that the Monaco defender does not want to move to Serie A despite plenty of interest and reveals that West Ham are not in the running
Stan Wawrinka
15:50 GMT
Despite winning two of the last six grand slams played, Stan Wawrinka refuses to consider himself a member of the tennis elite.
Cardiff's Millenium Stadium (Picture courtesy of Wikipedia)
13:48 GMT
Cardiff's Millenium Stadium will host the 2017 Champions League final as the showcase match comes to Wales for the first time, the European ruling body UEFA said Tuesday.
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04:54 GMT
Fasting for over 15 hours a day during Ramadan could make the thought of exercising very daunting.

June 29, 2015

23:17 GMT
The club chief, Gultekin Gencer, says the club and the player have agreed personal terms and the deal will be official in the coming days
Andy Murray
19:27 GMT
Andy Murray has employed a psychiatrist as part of his efforts to rediscover how to "genuinely enjoy" playing competitive tennis, the star revealed ahead of the beginning of Wimbledon today.
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16:59 GMT
Here's a list for sports and exercises that could be practiced during the holy month of Ramadan
DFL not joining Spain in Qatar World Cup claim
16:44 GMT
The German Football League (DFL) decided Monday against joining a Spanish league legal action against FIFA over the winter staging of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Novak Djokovic
13:46 GMT
Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are all geared up to stir conversations in southwest London as they will take on their respective challengers in the opening round of Wimbledon, which starts today.

June 28, 2015

Sepp Blatter
22:39 GMT
Sepp Blatter has been asked to stand by his decision to step down as president of FIFA, the world football's governing body.
Sepp Blatter
13:36 GMT
Sepp Blatter has clarified his position as Fifa president and says he will definitely be leaving.
Ryan Babel
11:58 GMT
Former Liverpool and Ajax forward Ryan Babel’s agent Winnie Haatrecht has revealed that the former is set to make his move to the Arabian Gulf League Champions Al Ain on a two-year-deal.
Michel Salgado
04:29 GMT
Head of the Iranian Celebrities Club Hossein Yaryar announced an Iran All-Star team will play a charity match against World All-Star at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on August 28.
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04:23 GMT
Fasting for 30 consecutive days is no excuse for laziness. While following your regular exercise routine might be more challenging during Ramadan, abandoning the gym and exercise all together can harm your body and reduce your muscle strength.

June 27, 2015

Roger Federer
23:05 GMT
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer believes that he is better prepared than ever to claim another title at Wimbledon, which starts on Monday.
Sepp Blatter
19:03 GMT
The president has dismissed suspicions he could stand stay in charge of football's governing body, insisting he will not be a candidate for the next election
Mohamed Salah
18:40 GMT
The Serie A side are hoping to retain the Egyptian's services and the director believes the player will agree to remain at the club
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00:24 GMT
Asian Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and UAE Football Association president Yousuf Al Sarkal officially signed...

June 26, 2015

16:30 GMT
The midfielder says he was expected to leave the Catalan club last summer but was convinced to stay on for another year and is happy he did so
Luiz Adriano
15:45 GMT
Al Ahli have agreed a fee for the signing of Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano from Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk.
Joseph Blatter
15:15 GMT
FIFA president Joseph Blatter has increased speculation over his future by saying he has not resigned from position at the scandal-hit world football governing body.

June 25, 2015

Women's World Cup Smashes Viewership Figures in United States [analysis]
23:23 GMT
The Women's World Cup has drawn some impressive viewership figures in the United States. It's not being broadcast in South Africa, but those who are in charge of making broadcast deals, particularly for the public broadcaster, should take note.
Jorge Valdivia
17:14 GMT
UAE clubs are keeping a close watch on the ongoing Copa America in Chile, with Al Wahda the latest to be linked to a South American star — Jorge Valdivia from Chile.
Josep Maria Bartomeu
17:04 GMT
The Camp Nou presidential candidate has harshly attacked the "broken and hated-filled" reigns of Joan Laporta and Josep Maria Bartomeu
Serena Williams
15:55 GMT
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the respective top players in the world in Men's and Women's professional tennis, were installed as the top seeds on Wednesday for next week's Wimbledon Championships.
Samir Nasri
14:39 GMT
The midfielder expects to stay at the Etihad Stadium this summer, but admits Manuel Pellegrini's decision is final, and urged the manager to strengthen the squad

June 24, 2015

Arda Turan
23:17 GMT
The Atletico Madrid attacking midfielder has previously been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United and his representative says that he is keen to move to England this summer
Jose Mourinho
16:28 GMT
The Chelsea manager was impressed by the mental strength on show at a British championship and feels the "lonely" men and women players set an example for other sports
Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
16:07 GMT
H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs on Monday attended the official opening of the Armed...
Sepp Blatter
13:22 GMT
FIFA president Sepp Blatter will attend the draw for 2018 World Cup qualifiers in St Petersburg on July 25, Russian news agency TASS reported, citing Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.
Young athletes and pupils pose during the official launch for the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics
02:42 GMT
Paris announced its bid for the 2024 summer Olympics Games on Tuesday, becoming the fourth city to officially declare its candidacy to host the event.
Murray's wife, Kim, and coach Bjorkman watch his match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios at the Roland Garros 2015 French Tennis Open
02:29 GMT
Jonas Bjorkman, the deputy coach of Andy Murray, says that he is relishing his partnership with the British ace and is happy to be a part of his team.
John Obi Mikel
00:47 GMT
Ghana captain, Asamoah Gyan, has welcomed the prospect of playing together with Mikel Obi at club side Al Ain.

June 23, 2015

Mohamed Salah
15:01 GMT
The Italian side hope that the Egyptian attacker will stay for a second season on loan, but says he is yet to discuss his situation with new coach Paulo Sousa
Zinedine Zidane
14:51 GMT
The Blancos icon was Carlo Ancelotti's assistant in the Decima-winning season and he has revealed he wanted the position Rafa Benitez was handed