The 70-year-old has been confirmed as Gianfranco Zola’s successor, and will be assisted by former Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill as he bids to preserve their Championship status.
Sam Allardyce toasted another unexpected scalp for Crystal Palace by claiming his tactics “exposed Liverpool’s weaknesses time and time again” at Anfield.
Greetings from a sunny Paris — and thus not Turf Moor — where your correspondent is covering the French presidential election.  
Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney, strikers at contrasting stages of their Manchester United careers, emerged from the shadow cast by the injury to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and invigorated their team’s
Cork GC’s Gary O’Flaherty claimed victory for the second time at the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup yesterday, finishing the 54-hole event in four-under par.
Not for the first time, the ‘unbelievable’ Mark McCall stands out on his own in Europe this morning which makes a change from being out on his ear in Ireland.
Although the Triton Showers National Rally Championship hasn’t reached the halfway mark, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett is showing real championship form.
So now Spurs have two FA Cup records that are unlikely to be broken. The only non-league team to win the cup, and now seven consecutive FA Cup semi-final defeats, stretching back to 1993.
I must admit that following the United game I suffered a real crisis of confidence which left me a nervous wreck in the run-up to the cup semi-final.
We all know that The Singularity is coming. I just didn’t expect my first sighting of it in Nowlan Park after a National Hurling League game.
Moments that mattered. Turning points. Key plays. We love the drama of a game decided by a spark of magic or, failing that, a blooper. 
Christy Ring CupEoin McCormack’s 73rd minute point secured a thrilling Christy Ring Cup opening day win for Wicklow in Joule Park, Aughrim.
Laois withstood a late barrage from Westmeath to claim a crucial three-point win in the opening round of the Leinster Round Robin series at O’Moore park yesterday.
Kerry went into this Leinster SHC qualifier favourites to overcome the emerging Royals but their poor form this year continued with defeat at Páirc Tailteann.
Rassie Erasmus is definitely staying on as Munster director of rugby having finally ended the speculation he was about to leave the province just a season into his three-year contract.
Kilkenny retained their Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 title with a fine all-round performance that augurs well for the Championship.
On the way home from the Gaelic Grounds yesterday, I was snaking my way out the Ennis Road in my car when I saw Conor Hayes at the side of the road.
Davy Fitzgerald’s exuberance last weekend may have belied his own “chill the beans” advice, but Micheál Donoghue was recommending similar caution after this victory.
Michael Ryan wasn’t blaming the proposed suspension of Jason Forde for Tipp’s defeat in yesterday’s League final, but his unhappiness with the sanction was clear.
This side of Galway we’ve seen before. Two years ago, they amassed 50 scoring opportunities against Cork in an All-Ireland quarter-final, scoring 30 of them.
The All-Ireland senior hurling championship began yesterday in earnest. Not in Limerick, technically speaking. There were round robin games in Leinster last weekend which form the foothills for the tr
Tehran, April 24, IRNA – Iranian worker's kickboxing team receiving 2 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals stood on the second place in Georgian martial arts competitions held in Tbilisi.
Bulgaria’s national rhythmic gymnastics team won silver medal in the all-round event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Tashkent, BNR reported. The Bulgarian team coached by Vesela Dimitrova ear
Bengaluru, April 24: Stung by a batting debacle, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have the onerous task of picking up pieces when they face defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)&nbs
Olympiakos Piraeus clinched their seventh consecutive Greek league title and 44th in total after enjoying a comfortable 5-0 home win over struggling PAS Giannina in their penultimate match of the Sup
David Beckham revealed his admiration for 'special' duo N'Golo Kante and Dele Alli after they were respectively named the Professional Footballers' Association Player and Young player of the year.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's blockbuster batting line-up, containing the likes of prolific India captain Virat Kohli, were bundled out for just 49 inside 10 overs on Sunday evening.
Sri Lanka will begin their Champions Trophy campaign against South Africa on June 3 at the Kia Oval, followed by games against India (June 8) and Pakistan (June 12) at Kia Oval and Cardiff respective
George Saville believes Wolves are only letting themselves down – as he called on his team-mates to keep on pushing for a strong finish to the season.
Russia-backed separatists attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 34 times in the past 24 hours, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and two as wounded in action (WIA), a
BRUSSELS – One needs to urgently show political will in order to fully respect the ceasefire and withdraw heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Securit
Two outsiders, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, advanced in France’s presidential election on April 23, setting up a runoff that could decide the future of the European Union. Election results are a
The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants will both have to overcome some significant adversity to contend for the postseason after losing two of the National League's top players this past week
East Bengal managed to return to winning ways, securing a 3-1 victory over Minerva Punjab in an I-League encounter at the Barasat District Sports Stadium here on Sunday.
UNLV senior tennis player Paola Artiga has dealt with tendinitis in her left wrist, forcing her to drop from the No. 3 seed to No. 5. But she has come through to go 17-8 heading into the Mountain West
AEK’s championship hopes were reignited over the weekend as they moved level on points with Apollon and just four behind Apoel after their rivals could only draw their home games against AEL and Anor
The euro briefly vaulted to five-month peaks on April 24 after the market’s favored candidate won through the first round of the French election, reducing the risk of a Brexit-like shock and spa
The Broncos are a side of many cultures and diverse backgrounds, with each player having their own story of where they have come from to make it to NRL.
Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 to win their first-round playoff series in six games       
Bengaluru, April 24: Social media was inundated with birthday wishes for batting legend and former India captain Sachin Tendulkar as "God of cricket" turned 44 today (April 24). Sachin Special Site As
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he will not be on the sidelines for Monday's game four against the Portland Trail Blazers, and he might be out for the rest of the play-offs.
The Capitals won a razor-thin series against the Maple Leafs to set up another second-round rematch with the Penguins             
With just three weeks to go until the opening ceremony the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) have released an inspiring short promotional film that will be broadcast in
MANILA, Philippines – The first two games in the 2017 PBA All-Star Week serve as the final battleground among members of the Gilas Pilipinas training pool be
A senior infielder for Palo Verde, Ally Snelling’s journey to West Point is born from a sense of devotion to country rarely found in someone so young.
"Coulter-Nile and Umesh got to swing the ball up front. When I came on, it did not swing but a little bit of movement off the length. If you hit the areas, more often than not it puts the batsme
Guyana Jaguars, who prior to their final round match against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes were  already assured of winning the 2016/7 Digicel, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Professional Cricket
All Guyana is seemingly gaga over the Junior CARIFTA Games team and justifiably so. President David Granger has not been seen hugging it up with the three-peat, title winning, Guyana senior cricket t
If this season ends at the same stage as the last, the Clippers will look back on Sunday night and ask themselves, “What if …?” What if they had closed out Game 4 of their opening-round playoff se
The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) plans to integrate chess in schools and to establish a chess and scholastic centre to be named after former national champion Maurice Broomes.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Pakistani stalwart Younis Khan struck yet another half-century in his illustrious career to join the 10 000-run club but was one of two wickets to fall in the last hour, as W
The 2017 National Bodybuilding Novices Championship is a wrap. Nolan Smith (bodybuilding), Roscoe Blair (Men’s Physique) and Natasha Chung (Ms. Bikini) were the young stars that shone the brightest w
Claude Williams, first Vice President of the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA), will serve as the entity’s Interim President, following a no-confidence motion enacted against incumbent Sharma
Woodpecker Hikers edged Old Fort 1-0 when the Woodpecker Products women’s first division hockey league continued Saturday at the St. Stanislaus College ground, Carifesta Avenue.
Pepsi Hikers came from behind to defeat Bounty Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) 2-1 when the Farfan and Mendes Men’s 1st Division Hockey Championship continued on Sunday at the GCC ground, Bourda.
(Reuters) – Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was provisionally suspended from all International Tennis Federation (ITF) events yesterday after being thrown out of the tie against Britain for
(The Sports Xchange) – Stephen Curry scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blaze
(The Sports Xchange) – When the Cleveland Cavaliers limped into the NBA playoffs with a four-game losing streak to finish the regular season, some wondered if the reigning champions were vulnera
Ilie Nastase was unrepentant about his Fed Cup expulsion and insisted he does not care what punishment he is given. The Romania Fed Cup captain was thrown out of the stadium.
The Baku 2017 Journey from the Caspian reached Shamkir yesterday. This tour that will include 15 regions of Azerbaijan will bring the spirit of a celebration of sports, as well as the feelings of soli
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