Updated 16:04 23/03/2017

Thursday 23/03/2017



Piqué landed with a €3000 fine for criticism of referees

Barça defender Gerard Piqué has been fined 3000 euros for his comments about the state of refereeing in La Liga, accoring to La Cadena COPE.

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2017 F1 Drivers' Championship: the bookies' favourites

As the F1 season prepares to get underway with the Australian GP this weekend, we take a look at the top five in the betting for the world title.


Atlético Madrid keeper Moyá signs new one-year contract

Atlético Madrid have announced that goalkeeper Miguel Ángel Moyá has agreed a renewed terms to continue at the LaLiga club next season.


Álex Sandro targeted by Real Madrid

Real Madrid and Chelsea will scrap for the signature of Juventus' Álex Sandro, according to A Bola, but the Brazilian left back will command a €45m fee


Disciplinary committee rectify error after forgetting Messi ban

Leo Messi was booked against Valencia, incurring a one-match ban - but it didn't initially feature on the official list of cards and suspensions.


Thiago rules out Barça return

According to Cadena SER and Mundo Deportivo, the midfielder is happy at Bayern Munich his plan is to renew his contract with the German side.

French Football

PSG's Verratti keen to join "top European club"

Paris Saint Germain midfield Marco Verratti could be set for a summer move. The Italian's agent considers his chances of remaining in Paris as 'very complicated'.



Rafa ripping it up with ball at feet

Tennis ace Nadal has told L'Equipe that without the influence of his uncle Toni, he'd have tried to be a footballer. He's not bad...


NFL mulling crackdown on illegal head shots

The National Football League is mulling a crackdown on foul play that would see ejections for players who aim hits at an opponent's head, officials said Wednesday.


McLaren want Honda to embrace "F1 racing culture"

McLaren race director Eric Boullier spoke to Autosport to lament the corporate mentality of his team's engine suppliers.

AS Historia

Barcelona and Real Madrid: Players who wore both shirts

With Barça reportedly keen to take Real's Isco to the Camp Nou this summer, AS takes a look back at footballers who've played for the two arch rivals.


Pro Evolution Soccer clash throws up farcical penalty

This spot-kick descended into complete and utter chaos during a match of the popular football video game. Watch and, erm, enjoy.


Neymar tries and fails to make a mug of Brazil boss Tite

During training with the Brazilian national team, the Barcelona forward sought to beat his coach with a trick - but it didn't go to plan.



Enzo Zidane impresses Dad with acrobatic overhead kick

Enzo Zidane scored the goal of the day in Wednesday's training session - the team''s second workout of the week. His father saw it go in from the touchlines...


Costa: "When Atléti needed to wait for me, they didn't"

Chelsea striker Diego Costa spoke frankly on El Larguero about his attempts to return to Atlético last summer, his relationship with Conte, and China.


Marco Asensio stuns Ceballos with training ground 'golazo'

The Real Madrid player found the top corner in Tuesday's training session with Spain's Under-21s. Team mate Dani Ceballos gasped in admiration.

La Liga

Kameni speaks out about racism in Spanish football

The Cameroonian goalkeeper, currently of Málaga, has been the victim of racist abuse on numerous occasions. He spoke to El Larguero about some of his hardest moments.