Liverpool 2-2 Chelsea (5-4): Adrian the hero as Champions League winners lift Super Cup...

Sporting Life · Columnist Adrian was the hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties in the Super Cup in Istanbul. The former West Ham goalkeeper, starting in place of the injured Alisson Becker, saved Tammy...

UEFA Super Cup referee Stephanie Frappart unfazed, ‘because football is the same’

It's already been quite a year for French referee Stephanie Frappart. She made her top-flight debut in April, officiated at the Women's World Cup final last month, and now she's taking charge of the...

Liverpool’s Adrián keen to make the most of his unexpected ascent

Goalkeeper to face Chelsea in European Super Cup final in place of injured Alisson after signing in at Anfield last week Ed Aarons Adrián during his first Liverpool appearance as a substitute against Norwich. Photograph: Chris...

Manchester City Fined By FIFA, Avoid Transfer Ban For “International Transfer Of Minors”

Manchester City could have faced a transfer ban, but instead FIFA's Disciplinary Committee fined them 370,000 Swiss Francs. Agence France-Presse Manchester City have been found guilty by FIFA of breaking the rules on international transfer and...

Cesar Azpilicueta Defends Chelsea Youngsters After Jose Mourinho Jibes

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount will live up to their potential following their 4-0 thrashing at Manchester United. Agence France-Presse Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount will...

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Lampard must hope Chelsea youngsters can step up, promoted trio look up for the fight and Zaha finds home comfort at Palace Guardian sport Teemu Pukki of Norwich, Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace, Nick Pope of...

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker ruled out for the next few weeks with calf injury

Sporting Life · Columnist Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is set to miss "the next few weeks" with the calf injury he suffered in Friday night's Premier League victory over Norwich. Manager Jurgen Klopp, whose side meet...

English Premier League: Saturday Matchday 1 Roundup

by Orri Benatar A Sterling hattrick, Sheffield heroics, more blowouts, clutch Harry Kane, and of course VAR were the defining moments of the first Premier League Saturday of 2019-20. Liverpool’s 4-1 thrashing of Norwich wasn’t the...

Liverpool brush aside Norwich to make an early statement of intent

Andy Hunter at Anfield – The Guardian Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool’s second goal. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images Jürgen Klopp congratulated Daniel Farke before kick-off on ending Norwich’s three-year absence from the Premier League and lauded his...

Armenia to host world school chess championship in September

YEREVAN, August 9 /ARКА/. The Armenian resort town of Tsakhkadzor will host the World School Chess Championship on September 18-25 , the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports reported. It quoted Minister Araik Harutyunyan...

Jürgen Klopp confident Liverpool will improve despite lack of new signings

  Adrián is the club’s only senior arrival this summer • Klopp thinks 98 points may not be needed to win title Andy Hunter Jürgen Klopp is not worried about his squad despite a lack of major...

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

West Ham have the talent to cause Manchester City problems on opening weekend while David de Gea has a point to prove Nick Ames, John Brewin, Tom Davies, Daniel Harris, Alex Hess, and Rob Smyth West...

Opinion: In Tönnies case, Schalke are trampling on their own mission statement

Schalke's honorary board has allowed Clemens Tönnies to remain as chairman despite racist remarks about Africans. With the decision, the club are trampling on their own mission statement, says DW's Andreas Sten-Ziemons. Schalke's honorary board...

Manchester City, Liverpool Ready For Heavyweight Premier League Battle

Manchester City are at the peak of their powers and look capable of enjoying a period of sustained dominance not seen since Manchester United earned three successive Premier League titles from 2007 to 2009. Agence...

Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem Advance At Rain-Hit ATP Montreal Masters

Top-seeded holder Rafael Nadal suffered through a two-hour rain interruption before dismissing Britain's Daniel Evans 7-6 (8/6), 6-4. Agence France-Presse Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem advanced into the third round of the ATP Montreal Masters on...

Man City, Liverpool ready for heavyweight Premier League battle

AFP -Manchester City have Premier League immortality in their sights as they start their title defence this weekend, but Liverpool's burning desire to get their hands on the trophy will fuel a heavyweight battle...

Serena Williams Again Tops Forbes List Of Highest-Paid Sports Women

Indian badminton star PV Sindhu and Thai golfer Ariya Jutanugarn were the other non-tennis players in the top 15. Agence France-Presse US tennis superstar Serena Williams topped Forbes magazine's list of the highest paid women in...

Bournemouth complete signing of Liverpool’s Harry Wilson on season-long loan

Sporting Life · Columnist Bournemouth have signed Wales winger Harry Wilson on a season-long loan from Liverpool. The 22-year-old becomes Eddie Howe's fifth signing of the summer following the arrivals of Lloyd Kelly, Jack Stacey, Philip...

Lionel Messi Suspended and Fined after Corruption Comments

OCCRP -The American Football Federation said it suspended football superstar Lionel Messi from the Argentinian national team for three months on Friday without explaining why but an earlier tweet indicated that the body was...

Lewis Hamilton feels at the peak of his powers after stunning Hungary win

Giles Richards -  The  Guardian Lewis Hamilton feels at the peak of his powers and has no intention of retiring soon. Having completed the most successful first half of a Formula One season in his...