Fenerbahçe suffers critical loss before derby

Fenerbahçe lost on Feb. 14 to MKE Ankaragücü in Turkish Süper Lig, setting up next week's derby against archrival Galatasaray. Ankaragücü scored the opener in minute 13 at home as Saba Lobjanidze from Georgia tapped the ball...

Team LeBron outguns Team Giannis in NBA All-Star Game

AFP -Kawhi Leonard stole the show on the floor and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson took centre stage in an emotional pre-game ceremony on a night the NBA paid tribute to the late Kobe...

European football roundup: Juventus ease past 10-man Brescia to go top

  Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado score for Juventus Cologne 1-4 Bayern Munich Agencies Juventus celebrate Juan Cuadrado’s goal. Photograph: Massimo Pinca/Reuters Goals from Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado earned Juventus a 2-0 win over 10-man Brescia...

Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid tackle Liverpool in battle of opposites

Jonathan Wilson  -  The Guardian Recent transfer activity suggests that the La Liga side may be moving towards a more expansive approach to the game Diego Simeone has guided Atlético Madrid to two Champions League finals....

Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool are not favourites to win Champions League

  Klopp: Juventus ‘have biggest squad I’ve ever seen in my life’ Liverpool face Atlético away in last-16 first leg on Tuesday Paul Wilson -  The Guardian Jürgen Klopp celebrates with the European Cup in Madrid...

Manchester City banned from Champions League for two seasons

  Ban starts next season and City also fined €30m (£25m) Club say they will appeal to CAS at ‘earliest opportunity’ David Conn  -  The  Guardian Manchester City have been banned from the Champions League by...

Hakim Ziyech: The street footballer set to become Chelsea’s next big-money signing

By Steve Sutcliffe-BBC Sport Since 2018, Ziyech has provided more assists than Lionel Messi in the Champions League From captaining a club in crisis in his early twenties through to shining on Europe's biggest stage, Hakim...

‘I am good’: Pelé dismisses his son’s claim that he is depressed and reclusive

  ‘Keep the ball rolling … I have good days and bad days’ 80-year-old is working with British director on documentary Reuters Pelé, seen here in November, will this summer mark celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Farke faces defensive dilemma for Liverpool, Forest need their best XI, Chelsea’s women eye treble and a six-pointer in Austria Nick Ames, Simon Burnton and Paul Doyle -  The  Guardian Clockwise from top left: Jack Grealish,...

Fenerbahçe Beko move to final four in Turkish Cup

Fenerbahçe Beko defeated Teksüt Bandırma 100-70 on Feb. 12 to qualify for the final four stage of the Solgar Vitamin Turkish Cup. Melih Mahmutoğlu was the top scorer with 18 points while Kostas Sloukas and James...

50 Turkish athletes book spot at Tokyo Olympics

A total of 50 Turkish athletes have so far qualified to represent their country in nine events at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Many more Turkish athletes in various disciplines are still vying to qualify for...

Liverpool aim to start £60m Anfield Road redevelopment this year

  Completion of project scheduled for summer of 2022 Second stage of public consultation began on Wednesday PA Media An artist’s impression of the proposed new Anfield Road stand at Liverpool’s stadium. Photograph: Liverpool Football Club/PA Liverpool...

Kobe and Gianna Bryant buried in private ceremony near family home

  Death certificates say father and daughter buried last Friday Public memorial will be held later this month in LA Associated Press A tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the Staples Center in...

Jadon Sancho to leave Dortmund: Manchester United favourites to sign England international in summer...

Paul Higham · Journalist-  Sportinglife.com Manchester United are favourites to sign Jadon Sancho, after reports in Germany emerged that the England international would be leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer. The 19-year-old has enjoyed a meteoric rise...

50 Turkish athletes book spot at Tokyo Olympics

A total of 50 Turkish athletes have so far qualified to represent their country in nine events at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Many more Turkish athletes in various disciplines are still vying to qualify for...

Ferrari unveil new car with F1 teams set to agree more equitable revenue deal

  Sebastian Vettel ‘can’t wait to drive’ new SF1000 • New collective deal should boost smaller teams PA Media and Giles Richards  -  The  Guardian The SF1000, Ferrari’s car for the new season, will feature in testing...

Mauricio Pochettino to Manchester United: Fans speculate after former Spurs boss is seen near...

George Pitts · Journalist - Sportinglife.com It has been one of the biggest debates since Jose Mourinho left Old Trafford 15 months ago... Will Mauricio Pochettino one day be Manchester United manager? The Argentinian remains without a...

Galatasaray wins to climb up in league standings

Defending Turkish Süper Lig champion Galatasaray has moved a step closer to the top spot in the standings with a 3-0 win over city neighbor Kasımpaşa in a Week 21 game. Adem Büyük scored a double for the visiting...

Pele Depressed, Reclusive Because Of Poor Health: Son

Pele is experiencing "a kind of depression" and barely leaves home anymore because health problems have left him unable to walk normally, his son said in an interview. Agence France-Presse Pele, 79, has had a series...

Premier League, Championship and Europe: the weekend’s talking points

Brighton still searching for right system, Richarlison is showing his class and ruthless Nottingham Forest have the momentum Guardian sport Sabri Lamouchi of Nottingham Forest; Davy Propper of Brighton; Richarlison of Everton. Composite: Getty/AFP/REX/Shutterstock 1) Brighton need...