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December 1, 2013

Qatar ‘top destination for sports tourism’ (Picture courtesy of Gulf-times.com)
15:15 GMT

QTA representatives receiving the Qatar’s World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination award at the WTA 2013 yesterday.

Liverpool striker Sturridge out for up to eight weeks
14:38 GMT

The former Chelsea striker is set to be out until well into the new year after rolling over on his ankle in training on Friday, interrupting his partnership with Luis Suarez

Ashley Cole considering transfer to join Thierry Henry at New York Red Bulls
11:52 GMT

Chelsea's Ashley Cole is considering a transfer to join former teammate Thierry Henry at Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls, according to reports.

Chelsea tops Premier League's agent payments in 'record' 96-mln-pound overall spending
10:01 GMT

Premier League clubs paid a record 96 million pounds in fees to agents in the past year, with Chelsea leading the way as they spent more than 13 million pounds, according to reports.

November 30, 2013

Hull v Liverpool: Preview and projected lineups
22:21 GMT

Hull City host Liverpool on the back of both sides not getting the results that they wanted last weekend.

Tottenham v Manchester United: Preview and projected lineups
21:58 GMT

Tottenham host Manchester United on the back of a frustrating run of form in the Premier League.

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov says foreign owners good for English football
17:40 GMT

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that foreign ownership of Premier League clubs is good for the English game.

FIFA calls for 'special approach' to fight against doping in football
17:35 GMT

Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an overhaul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its headquarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA's conference in Johannesburg.

Chelsea Playmaker Willian says he never considered Spurs or Liverpool
17:20 GMT

Chelsea were widely thought to have beaten Tottenham and Liverpool to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala. The Brazilian is understood to have undergone a medical at Tottenham before moving to Chelsea for £33 million.

Cardiff v Arsenal: Preview and projected lineups
02:44 GMT

Cardiff City have proven that they have the work ethic and desire to get results from big games at home on multiple occasions this season.

November 29, 2013

No Offers from Manchester United for Brazilian Star, Say Cruzeiro
19:46 GMT

Brazilian club Cruzeiro have denied rumours that Manchester United are about to sign their midfielder Everton Ribeiro...

Beckham: I wanted to stay at Manchester United for my whole career
12:01 GMT

The 38-year-old says he always felt he would end his career at Old Trafford and revealed his favourite ever goal was his strike from the halfway line against Wimbledon in 1996

Alleged Asian betting syndicate member claims 'fixing' in FIFA World Cup qualifiers
11:56 GMT

An alleged member of an Asian crime gang had reportedly claimed that he had an 'entire African football team' under his control and added that the qualifying games for the 2014 FIFA World Cup may have been fixed by crooked ' betting syndicates'.

Manchester United transfer target is going nowhere, claims Roberto Martinez
00:18 GMT

Roberto Martinez has once again stated that the defender Leighton Baines is not for sale. Manchester United were interested in both Baines and Marouane Fellaini;

November 28, 2013

Bale: Free kick against Galatasaray one of my best-ever goals
15:07 GMT

After continuing his fine form with a stunning effort from distance in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence, the Real Madrid man backed his side for a long Champions League run