Henrikh Mkhitaryan: ‘Arsenal can win Europa League. Why not?’

Amy Lawrence at the Jämtkraft Arena Arsène Wenger left Sweden with a comfortable 3-0 lead from the first leg of their Europa League tie, insistent that he will take next week’s return game seriously. Under...

Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Hope-BBC Olympic sports reporter Friday, 16 February - day seven Could Friday bring Britain's first gold medal of the Games? It's possible, since Dom Parsons put himself in contention at the halfway stage of...

Ted-Jan Bloemen eclipses Jorrit Bergsma’s minutes-old Olympic record, captures 10,000-meter gold

by Jack Gallagher GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA – Canada’s Ted-Jan Bloemen captured the gold medal in the men’s 10,000 meters speedskating at Gangneung Oval on Thursday night in Olympic record time. Bloemen, the world record-holder at the...

Germany Wins Its First Gold in Pairs Skating in More than 50 Years

By Alice Park The fifth time was the charm for Aljona Savchenko, a Ukrainian who has skated in five Olympic Games for two different countries and with three different partners. In PyeongChang, she finally realized...

‘Robbo wow, what a performance’ – Klopp hails complete Liverpool display and there was...

Carl Markham Liverpool forward Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick in the 5-0 win over Porto which virtually guaranteed a place in the Champions League quarter-finals but manager Jurgen Klopp was just as pleased with the...

World Chess Federation’s Swiss accounts frozen over president’s Syria sanctions

The world chess body said its Swiss accounts have been frozen because its president is subject to US sanctions. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, a Russian, has allegedly aided the Syrian regime. The World Chess Federation (FIDE) said...

Germany’s Savchenko and Massot win pairs figure skating gold with world record score

German figure skaters Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot have won gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, setting a new free program world record in the process. It's Germany's first pairs gold since 1952. Tears flowed...

Cristiano Ronaldo double propels Real Madrid to comeback win over PSG

Real Madrid 3    PSG 1 Cristiano Ronaldo double propels Real Madrid to comeback win over PSG Sid Lowe at the Bernabéu Unai Emery said that the preparation for this game started at the Camp Nou...

Shaun White regained his Olympic halfpipe title

American snowboard superstar Shaun White pulled out his biggest tricks when it mattered to regain his Olympic halfpipe title at the age of 31. White went into the third and final run of the competition...

Winter Olympics: Aksel Lund Svindal wins downhill gold in Pyeongchang

Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal became the oldest Olympic alpine skiing champion as he held off compatriot Kjetil Jansrud to win downhill gold. Svindal took super-G gold at Vancouver 2010 but finished a disappointing fourth when...

Winter Olympics: Kim Boutin target of online abuse after bronze medal

Canadian short track speed skater Kim Boutin has received online threats and abuse after winning a bronze medal in Tuesday's 500m final. Boutin took third place after South Korean athlete Choi Min-jeong was disqualified for...

Sadio Mané’s stunning hat-trick inspires Liverpool stroll against Porto

Porto  0   Liverpool  5 Sadio Mané’s stunning hat-trick inspires Liverpool stroll against Porto Andy Hunter at Estádio do Dragão How Liverpool’s forward line would prosper without Philippe Coutinho remained a legitimate question on their return...

Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018

By Nick Hope-BBC Olympic sports reporter Here's our day-by-day guide to what are expected to be the highlights of Pyeongchang 2018 for both Team GB and other leading nations. All times are scheduled start times, in...

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino vows to make Porto suffer in Champions League

Andy Hunter in Porto Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp says of the best teams in Europe: ‘I know already we can compete with them. Probably the strongest team in Europe at the minute is Manchester City. We’ve...

Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018

 By Nick Hope-BBC Olympic sports reporter Wednesday, 14 February - day five Medal events: Five 01:30-03:10: Snowboarding - men's halfpipe finals 06:00-06:55 & 08:45-09:45: Nordic combined - men's individual normal hill and men's individual 10km 10:00:...

Manchester City’s Ilkay Gündogan strikes twice against Basel in easy win

Basel 0   Man City 4 Manchester City’s Ilkay Gündogan strikes twice against Basel in easy win Jamie Jackson at St Jacob Park Manchester City are surely coasting into the Champions League quarter-finals for only the...

Christian Eriksen tops off brave Spurs fightback after Higuaín double

Juventus 2   Spurs 2 David Hytner at Allianz Stadium When Christian Eriksen stood over the free-kick Juventus hearts fluttered, and for good reason. The Tottenham playmaker had been irrepressible, lifting his team from an early...

Indigenous Australian figure skater Harley Windsor makes history

Guardian sport History was made at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Wednesday when Harley Windsor, a figure skater from the western suburbs of Sydney, became the first Indigenous Australian athlete to compete at a Winter...

Shaun White Just Won the United States’ 100th Winter Olympics Gold Medal of All...

By Alana Abramson Shaun White not only put himself in the history books when he won his third gold medal in the men’s halfpipe Tuesday. He nabbed a big win for the United States, too:...

Chloe Kim, the 17-year-old snowboarder who tweets while competing, wins gold at Winter Olympics

Ben Bloom - Athletics Correspondent, Pyeongchang With tears of joy and a wonderfully giddy expression that suggested she could not quite believe what was happening, Chloe Kim looked as flummoxed as any 17-year-old would if...