Football

World Cup qualifying: Argentina lose 2-0 to Bolivia hours after Lionel Messi is banned

Argentina are out of the automatic qualification places for the World Cup after losing 2-0 to Bolivia hours after captain Lionel Messi was given a

World Cup qualifying : Brazil first team to qualify for World Cup

Brazil have become the first side to seal their place at the World Cup finals in Russia next year. Their 3-0 win over Paraguay, along with

World Cup qualifying: Syria defeated by South Korea in latest match

Syria's hopes of reaching their first World Cup took a blow as they lost their latest qualifier in South Korea. A 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan on

Messi banned hours before kick-off for insulting assistant referee

Lionel Messi was banned for four international matches - just five and a half hours before Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia kicked off. The Barcelona

Danny Blind sacked as Netherlands head coach after Bulgaria defeat

The Netherlands have sacked head coach Danny Blind after two years in charge. It follows a 2-0 defeat by Bulgaria on Saturday that leaves the Netherlands

Tottenham’s Alli banned for three European matches

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been banned for three European matches after being sent off against Gent at Wembley in the Europa League in February. Alli

Man Utd let Schweinsteiger join MLS side Chicago Fire

Manchester United have agreed to let midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger join MLS side Chicago Fire. A deal between the clubs was agreed on Monday and is subject

Leicester striker ‘had death threats’ over Claudio Ranieri’s sacking

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy says he has received death threats and his family have been targeted since Claudio Ranieri was sacked as manager. The 30-year-old blamed

Man Utd defender pulls out of England squad with injury

Manchester United defender Phil Jones has pulled out of the England squad to face Germany and Lithuania after picking up an injury in training. The Football

Ivory Coast name Wilmots as coach

Ivory Coast have named former Belgium international Marc Wilmots as their new head coach to replace Michel Dussuyer. The 48-year-old Wilmots was coach of Belgium between

Basketball

Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant to have scan on injured knee

Golden State Warriors' leading scorer Kevin Durant will undergo an MRI scan after injuring his knee in his side's 112-108 loss at Washington Wizards. Durant limped

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