Updated 05:16 21/09/2018

Friday 21/09/2018



Lopetegui's 'Keylor plan'

Julen Lopetegui appears to have settled on giving Keylor Navas the gloves in the Champions League, with Thibaut Courtois No. 1 in LaLiga.

Carlos Forjanes20/09/2018 07:07


USADA chief criticises WADA's decision to lift Russia ban

WADA's executive committee has voted to lift the ban on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency, a decision denounced by USADA's chief executive.


Father of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named joint Gabon manager

Aubameyang and Cousin are expected to fill the role made vacant following the departure of José Antonio Camacho.

Champions League

Lyon take zero tolerance approach after fan's Nazi salute

Lyon's victory over Manchester City was overshadowed by video footage that spread online following the Group F opener at the Etihad Stadium.

Champions League

"We are not women" - Emre Can reacts to Cristiano red card

An off-the-ball clash with Jeison Murillo resulted in Cristiano Ronaldo being sent off, which Juventus team-mate Emre Can disagreed with.

Social responsibility

Generation Amazing's unique football for development

GA showcased its unique football for development model in New York City, while attending the leading corporate social responsibility conference Beyond Sport United.


Mariano the marksman: a goal every 54 minutes

The new number 7 had big scoring boots to fill but with an impressive ratio already building, this pure finisher could well become a Bernabéu favourite.



We figured it out - 76ers' Markelle Fultz rebuilds jump shot

After plenty of work during the offseason, Markelle Fultz's jump shot appears to be fixed.


Mbappé's three-match ban could be extended to five games

Kylian Mbappé is fighting to avoid the extension of a three-match sanction, which he recieved for shoving a Nimes player in a heated incident on September 1.


UEFA will decide Ronaldo's suspension on September 27th

UEFA's Competition Committee will meet to discuss what ban to give Ronaldo after his sending off against Valencia in the Champions League.


Sainz Jr: I'll put Real Madrid badge on McLaren helmet

The Formula 1 driver visited AS and shared his thoughts about racing, sport in general, his life meeting Cristiano Ronaldo and his admiration for Rafa Nadal.


Japanese MMA star Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto dies at age 41

Yamamoto, one of the sport's most popular fighters in the mid-2000s, has died three weeks after announcing a battle with cancer.


Lopetegui's 'Keylor plan'

Julen Lopetegui appears to have settled on giving Keylor Navas the gloves in the Champions League, with Thibaut Courtois No. 1 in LaLiga.



"Modric for Ballon d'Or? I'd give it to Cristiano" - Casemiro

Casemiro spoke to the media after Real Madrid's Champions League win over Roma, and tipped Los Blancos' former star to win the Ballon d'Or.


Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Valencia after a night to forget

The Juve number seven didn't look amused as he headed back to Italy..but following what happened to him you could hardly expect jokes and laughter.


LeBron James set to star in 'Space Jam' sequel

James sent the basketball world into meltdown, uploading a picture which confirmed he is set to star in a 'Space Jam' sequel.

Real Madrid

Mariano targeting Spain call-up after second Madrid debut

The Real Madrid striker represented Dominican Republic in a 2013 friendly but wants to switch his allegiance to his birthplace Spain.