Category: Sports

Christian Coleman under investigation for three alleged missed drugs tests

American sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. He is alleged to have had three possible failures under the ‘whereabouts’ system in the last year. Coleman is understood to be contesting at least one of those cases. Neither athletics’ governing body the […]

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FedEx Cup: Rory McIlroy contends at Tour Championship as Justin Thomas sees lead cut

Rory McIlroy carded a superb round of 66 to move within one shot of the lead at the season-ending Tour Championship. McIlroy, 30, raised a concern with the scoring system but went on to shoot four birdies in a four-under-par round. He moved to nine under par overall, a shot behind co-leaders Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka and […]

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The Hundred: Lack of English coaches ‘disgraceful’ – Michael Vaughan

The lack of English coaches in the new 100-ball competition that will start in the UK next year is “disgraceful”, says former England captain Michael Vaughan. It has been reported that the three remaining spots will all also be taken by coaches from overseas. Vaughan said it shows a “lack of respect” to the domestic […]

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Premier League
Abuse only makes Paul Pogba stronger, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised Paul Pogba’s “strong character” and says the abuse he receives only makes him stronger after he was sent racist messages on social media. Pogba was targeted after missing a penalty in Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday. The abuse came in the wake of similar messages being sent to Chelsea’s […]

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Vincent Kompany: Anderlecht boss gives up managerial duties on match days

Anderlecht’s Vincent Kompany is to relinquish his managerial duties on match days in order to concentrate on playing. But Anderlecht has taken only two points from their first four league games – their worst start for 21 years. Kompany will now be captain, while head coach Simon Davies will be in charge of tactical changes […]

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Junior Agogo: Ex-Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker dies aged 40

Former Ghana, Nottingham Forest, and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo have died at the age of 40. He finished his career at Hibernian in 2012 has also had spells in the United States, Cyprus, and Egypt. Agogo suffered a stroke in 2015 and struggled with his speech afterward, telling a BBC Four documentary in 2017 he felt […]

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Canadian Women’s Open: Michelle Liu, 12, to become youngest ever competitor

At 12 years, nine months and six days, Michelle Liu will become the youngest player ever to compete at the Canadian Women’s Open this week. “I’d say crazy is a good word for it,” Liu said of her first experience at a professional tournament. The event at Ontario’s Magna Golf Club begins on Thursday. As […]

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Fed Cup 2020: Great Britain to face Slovakia away in qualifier for Finals

Great Britain will face Slovakia away from home in a qualifying tie for next year’s new Fed Cup Finals. This year’s finalists Australia and France hosts Hungary and wildcards the Czech Republic have already qualified for April’s Finals in Budapest. The new format means Great Britain, for the first time since 1993, will begin a […]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘decides on permanent Man Utd penalty taker’ after Wolves debacle

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly selected Marcus Rashford as Manchester United’s permanent penalty taker. The decision comes after Paul Pogba missed from the spot in Monday night’s 1-1 draw with Wolves. The French midfielder grabbed the penalty after being felled at Molineux but saw his spot-kick saved by Rui Patricio. Pogba’s penalty record is shaky […]

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Manchester City v Tottenham: Pochettino has now got more faith in 18-year-old Skipp than Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has lost Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino’s ‘trust’, according to reports over the weekend. It was noticeable that the Kenyan international was not in the starting line-up nor on the bench for Tottenham’s match at the Etihad Stadium, a fact that Pochettino has now got more faith in an 18-year-old Skipp […]

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