Düsseldorf to host 2022 Invictus Games

The Invictus Games, which features wounded or traumatized war veterans, will take place in the western German city of Düsseldorf in 2022. The event is the brainchild of Britain's Prince Harry, himself a former...

Cameroon confirms 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be played at start of year

  Hosts switch tournament from summer to January and February • Decision will mean Premier League players are unavailable Agencies Premier League players like Manchester City’s Algeria international Riyad Mahrez will be unavailable for their clubs next...

Marcus Rashford a doubt for Liverpool v Manchester United after picking up back injury...

Sporting Life · Journalist Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted that bringing Marcus Rashford on backfired after the Manchester United striker went off injured to hand him a huge worry ahead of Sunday's trip to Liverpool. Rashford had...

Russian Olympic Committee Will Defend Rights of Athletes to Perform Under National Flag

Last month, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from hosting and competing in major international sporting events for four years after it allegedly manipulated laboratory data handed over to the agency's investigator. The Russian...

EuroLeague: Fenerbahçe smash ASVEL to advance in standings

Turkish basketball club Fenerbahçe Beko hammered French opponents LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 86-64 on Jan. 14 to advance in the EuroLeague standings. Fenerbahçe's French guard Nando De Colo and American forward Derrick Williams dropped 16 points each at Istanbul's Ülker...

Magnus Carlsen breaks record for longest unbeaten streak in chess history

  World’s No 1 chess player makes it 111 games without defeat • Carlsen eclipses record set by Russia’s Sergei Tiviakov in 2005 Paul MacInnes Magnus Carlsen makes a move against Jorden van Foreest in Wijk aan...

FA Cup round-up: Tottenham and Newcastle through, Shrewsbury set up Liverpool tie after Bristol...

Press Association · Journalist A review of Tuesday's FA Cup third-round replays... Results Blackpool 0-2 Reading Coventry 3-0 Bristol Rovers Newcastle United 4-1 Rochdale Shrewsbury 1-0 Bristol City Tottenham 2-1 Middlesbrough Tranmere P-P Watford Scroll down for...

Jose Mourinho says Christian Eriksen must leave Tottenham with his head held high

Tom Carnduff · Journalist Jose Mourinho has stated that Christian Eriksen must leave with his head high if he does depart Tottenham this month. Eriksen played the full 90 minutes as Spurs beat Sky Bet Championship...

‘Liverpool are an Army’: Reds’ Manager Jurgen Klopp Reportedly Lauded for ‘Revolutionising Football’

In twenty-one matches of the current championship, Liverpool won 20 games with one draw, with 16 points ahead of the closest pursuer. Jean-Louis Gasset, a former assistant of Laurent Blanc at PSG, has highly praised...

Turkish women’s volleyball team grabs ticket to Tokyo

Turkey snatched a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after winning the women’s CEV European continental qualifier. In Jan. 12’s grand finale, the Turks delivered a straight-set victory over Germany, symbolizing their right to compete...

Four decades, 73 singles titles: Serena Williams’s epic journey

The younger Williams sister has won titles in four decades and is focusing on finally claiming her 24th singles grand slam title Tumaini Carayol -  The Guardian Serena Williams won her first grand slam title in...

Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde and appoint Quique Setien as new head coach

Press Association · Journalist Despite sitting top of LaLiga, Barcelona sacked boss Ernesto Valverde on Monday evening and replaced him immediately with former Real Betis coach Quique Setien. Valverde was looking vulnerable after just one win...

Turkey to face Germany in Tokyo 2020 volleyball quals

Turkey’s national volleyball team will take on Germany in the CEV European qualification finals for the 2020 Olympic Games on Jan. 12, after beating Poland 3-2. In the match at Omnisport Apeldoorn, Turkey defeated Poland in five sets 25 - 19,...

Barcelona news: Luis Suarez could miss rest of the season after having knee surgery

Sporting Life · Journalist Barcelona have suffered a big injury blow as striker Luis Suarez could miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery. The Spanish champions have announced that the former Liverpool forward...

Liverpool set new record start: Jurgen Klopp staying calm after unbeaten Reds set new...

Sporting Life · Journalist Jurgen Klopp is trying his best to calm the clamour to already announce Liverpool as Premier League champions after they claimed another record with their 1-0 win at Tottenham. Roberto Firmino's strike...

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 on penalties to win Spanish Super Cup

Press Association · Journalist Thibaut Courtois was the hero for Real Madrid as they won the Spanish Super Cup final with a 4-1 penalty shootout victory over rivals Atletico Madrid. Courtois kept out Thomas Partey's spot-kick...

Novak Djokovic leads Serbia to glory against Spain in inaugural ATP Cup

  Serb defeats Rafael Nadal in singles before doubles decider • ‘I’ll remember this for the rest of my life,’ says Djokovic Kevin Mitchell at the Ken Rosewall Arena  -  The  Guardian Novak Djokovic has now beaten...

‘I’m not special’, Klopp maintains, but ‘some I work with at Liverpool are’

  Modest manager says his best quality is he is a good listener • Liverpool have 58 points from an available 60 after 20 games Paul Wilson -  The Guardian Jürgen Klopp takes his side to the...

Volleyball: Turkish women seek win for 2020 Olympics

Turkey's national women volleyball team will take on Belgium for their last group match in the European qualifiers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Jan. 10. Turkey were beaten by Germany 3-1 in their first game of the European...

Liverpool march towards history as top-four race heats up

By Steven GRIFFITHS - Japan Today LONDON Runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool have put themselves in position for a record-breaking campaign while Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United are embroiled in a dogfight for top-four places. AFP looks...