3,400 supporters banned from games as Super League begins

Turkey’s Super League launched amid tightened security measures as nearly 3,400 supporters have been banned from attending sports games due to previous violent behaviors or participation in violent incidents. Turkey’s Football Federation, Club’s Association, Justice Ministry, Youth and...

Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 to win Spanish Super Cup in Morocco

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has now won a record 33 trophies with the club - one ahead of Andres Iniesta Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved a last-minute penalty as Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 to win the...

Nadal downs Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters

AFP Victory gave the 32-year-old Spaniard a record-extending 33rd trophy at the elite Masters level as well as his 80th title Nadal added the Canadian honour to the titles he won in 2005, 2008...

Tiger wakes up the echoes with best major final round

AFP The 14-time major winner fired his lowest final round in a major, a six-under par-64, on Sunday to finish second at the PGA Championship — and a career once seen as over might just...

Liverpool 4-0 West Ham: Sadio Mane & Mo Salah give Reds emphatic win at...

Liverpool kicked off their season in style with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scoring in a commanding 4-0 win over West Ham at Anfield. It was a stroll next to Stanley Park for Liverpool who...

John Aldridge: After winning the transfer war, Liverpool can now dream of Premier League...

John Aldridge Liverpool may well be heading into this new Premier League season with the best squad in their history. That may sound like a grand statement given the club's glorious past, but the depth of...

Winners and losers from the Premier League transfer window

AFP Liverpool look ready to challenge for title after busy summer of spending. No late signings for Manchester United, to leave Mourinho unhappy. No late signings for Manchester United, to leave Mourinho unhappy. After the...

Paternity test proves Japanese woman is daughter of Olympic weightlifting champion

Japanese citizen Sekai Mori was proven to be the daughter of deceased weightlifting champion Naim Süleymanoğlu after Turkey’s Institute of Forensic Medicine released the positive results of a DNA test, the Hürriyet daily reported...

Comment: Jose Mourinho tested the waters with Anthony Martial – and now he knows...

Kevin Palmer WHEN Jose Mourinho inserted the name of Anthony Martial on his extensive transfer wish-list, he knew he was playing with fire. While Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale, Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, Chelsea winger Willian,...

Premier League 2018-19: BBC Sport pundits pick champions and top four

By Chris Bevan-BBC Sport No team has managed a successful defence of the Premier League title since Manchester United in 2009 - but will this season be different? That is the aim of Manchester City boss...

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Chelsea sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper in world record deal

Chelsea have signed Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao for £71m - the highest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper, and a club record transfer. Kepa, 23, arrives at Stamford Bridge after a release clause in...

Rio Ferdinand on Jose Mourinho’s future at Manchester United as he makes a painful...

Kevin Palmer Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has predicted his former club will not finish in the top two positions in the Premier League this season and has cast doubt over manager Jose Mourinho's long-term...

Battle over rail tunnels at Lord’s cricket ground rumbles on

By Bill Wilson Business reporter, BBC News As England's players prepare to step out at Lord's for the second Test against India, they will be unaware of a long-running wrangle rumbling away not far below...

Arsenal: Shareholder Alisher Usmanov says he accepts rival Stan Kroenke’s bid for club

Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov says he will accept rival Stan Kroenke's bid to buy him out for £550m and take full control of the club. American billionaire Kroenke owns 67% of Arsenal through his company...

Beijing Olympics 2008: A hope lost or fulfilled?

By Stephen McDonell BBC News, Beijing Ten years ago this week, the Beijing Olympic Games drummed themselves onto television screens across the globe. It brought waves of hype in China that the country was preparing to...

Liverpool unluckiest Premier League team & Manchester United luckiest, says study

The study found Liverpool's 0-0 draw at home to Manchester United in October would have become a 1-0 win had the Reds been awarded a penalty Liverpool were the 'unluckiest' team in the Premier League...

Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester United: Jose Mourinho warns of ‘difficult season’

Manchester United face a "difficult season" unless they strengthen their squad before Thursday's transfer deadline, says manager Jose Mourinho. The Red Devils ended their pre-season campaign with a 1-0 defeat at German champions Bayern Munich...

Saudi women’s football team defies stereotypes

Noha Kutbi It’s beautiful to be part of the sports movement in the Kingdom under Vision 2030, and it’s important to advance while preserving our national identity There has been a great turnout of...

Sublime Manchester City sweep Chelsea aside to lift Community Shield

Amy Lawrence at Wembley fter beating Chelsea 2-0 at Wembley. Photograph: Matt McNulty/Man City via Getty Images Given that this is the shortest break between the World Cup final and English football’s traditional curtain raiser since...

Leonardo Bonucci rejoins Juventus and Gonzalo Higuain joins AC Milan

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Serie A champions Juventus from AC Milan, while striker Gonzalo Higuain has moved the opposite way. AC Milan will pay 18m euros (£16m) for the loan of Higuain and...