Lionel Messi sent off as Barcelona lose Spanish Super Cup to Athletic Bilbao

https://www.bbc.com-By Emlyn Begley BBC Sport Lionel Messi's only previous red cards had been for Argentina Lionel Messi was shown the first red card of his Barcelona career as they lost to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish...

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Clockwise from top left: Southampton defenders Jan Bednarek and Jannik Vestergaard, Michail Antonio, Manchester City’s Phil Foden, Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder and Marcus Rashford. Composite: AFP/Getty/EPA/Reuters/Shutterstock Manchester United’s away form gives them edge at...

Inter-Juventus clash pits Serie A’s top scorers against each other

by Agencies Inter's Romelu Lukaku celebrates during an Italian Cup match against Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence, Italy, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo) Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus and Romelu Lukaku's Inter Milan clash on...

Arsenal 0-0 Crystal Palace | Palace hold Gunners at the Emirates

https://www.sportinglife.com Joel Ward in action for Crystal Palace at Arsenal Arsenal saw their recent Premier League resurgence checked as they were held to a goalless draw by Crystal Palace. Having won their last three league outings to...

Bayern Munich dumped out of German Cup, Pochettino claims first PSG trophy

  Bayern beaten on penalties by second-tier Holstein Kiel PSG beat Marseille 2-1 to win delayed French Super Cup Bayern Munich players leave the pitch after their shock defeat to Holstein Kiel. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/AFP/Getty...

Premier League Clubs Warned by EPL Chief over Covid Protocols

Premier League clubs must set an example in adhering to coronavirus protocols or risk sanctions, the league's chief executive has warned. The EPL sent out new directives last week including demands that players tone down...

Liverpool v Man Utd: Super Sunday tactical preview | Premier League

https://www.sportinglife.com-Alex Keble · Columnist Tactics expert Alex Keble explains how Manchester United can come away with all three points from Sunday's top-of-the-table Premier League trip to reigning champions and arch-rivals Liverpool. Manchester United are top of...

NBA star Türkoğlu denies report he was dismissed as Erdoğan adviser

Former NBA star Hidayet Türkoğlu denied a newspaper report that he was dismissed as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s adviser for sport and head of the Turkish Basketball Federation (TBF). Turkish daily Cumhuriyet said on Tuesday that...

F1 season to start in Bahrain after Australian Grand Prix postponed

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the second practice session prior to the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Francisco...

Australia, China F1 Postponed as Coronavirus Hits 2021 Calendar

Formula One's Australian Grand Prix was postponed to November and China's race was put on hold indefinitely as the coronavirus forced a 2021 calendar rejig on Tuesday. The Australian race, usually the season-opener, was delayed...

Burnley 0-1 Man Utd highlights & report: Paul Pogba sends United top for first...

https://www.sportinglife.com-Paul Pogba celebrates Sporting Life · Journalist Paul Pogba's second-half strike sent Manchester United to the top of the Premier League for the first time since 2018, as they beat Burnley 1-0. The match was a low-scoring...

FA Cup fourth round draw: Manchester United welcome Liverpool to Old Trafford

https://www.sportinglife.com/-Scott McTominay after scoring in the FA Cup Sporting Life · Journalist Manchester United will host Premier League champions Liverpool in the FA Cup fourth round. Monday night’s draw pitched 12-time winners United into battle with Jurgen...

Spurs show no mercy to 8th-tier Marine; Crawley stuns Leeds

Leeds United's head coach Marcelo Bielsa reacts during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Crawley Town and Leeds United at Broadfield Stadium in Crawley, England, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Ian...

Making waves: the female surfer smashing records and stereotypes

‘I have to be on top of my game and mentally sharp in a sport that counts force and testosterone and power’: Maya Gabeira. Photograph: Shanti Tan/TAG Heuer In the intimidating and macho world of...

Support for Olympics hits new low in Japan: poll

Tokyo 2020 organisers have already said another delay is out of the question Photo: AFP By Behrouz MEHRI-  Japan Today TOKYO Support for holding the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics this summer has hit a new low in Japan,...

LaMelo Ball becomes youngest in NBA with triple-double as Hornets top Hawks

https://www.dailysabah.com-Charlotte Hornets' LaMelo Ball drives to the basket against Atlanta Hawks' Cam Reddish during an NBA game at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., Jan. 9, 2021. (AFP Photo) LaMelo Ball became the...

European roundup: Real Madrid slip up in snow after Barça thrash Granada

  Barcelona claim third successive win for first time this season Real Madrid held to 0-0 draw at struggling Osasuna Reuters Real Madrid’s Casemiro (centre right, rear) and Osasuna’s David García have words during the goalless...

European roundup: Conte anger at Inter’s late slip, Dembélé set for Atlético

  Mancini scored late on for Roma to make it 2-2 Dembélé asks to leave Lyon for La Liga leader Reuters Roma’s Gianluca Mancini celebrates with his teammates after scoring his late equaliser against Inter. Photograph:...

2021: a year of hope or chaos for the biggest events in world sport?

From the Australian Open to the Ashes, our writers assess the chances of the year’s big-ticket sporting highlights taking place The  Guardian-Big ticket events on the 2021 calendar are the Tokyo Olympics, Tadej Pogacar defending...

Manchester United – Manchester City 0 – 2

BBC.COM-By Simon Stone-BBC Sport John Stones scored his first goal since the World Cup in 2018 -  Getty  Images Manchester City deservedly beat Manchester United to reach the Carabao Cup final and will now face Tottenham...