football

Dani Alves sentenced to 4.5 years in jail for rape

A Spanish court on Thursday sentenced former Brazil international Dani Alves to four and a half years in prison after finding him guilty of raping a young woman at a Barcelona nightclub in December 2022.

Ratcliffe wants to build new stadium for Man United, bring back glory days

British billionaire and Manchester United co-owner Jim Ratcliffe wants to build a new stadium for the club as he aims to bring back its glory days in the Premier League and European competitions, he told the BBC on Wednesday.

FIFPRO says AFC Champions League 'unsustainable'

The current Asian Champions League is "unsustainable", the global footballers' union FIFPRO said in a report Monday, accusing the regional governing body of failing to listen to players and clubs.

Rayo hold subdued Liga leaders Madrid

La Liga leaders Real Madrid stumbled to a frustrating 1-1 draw at neighbours Rayo Vallecano on Sunday but stretched their lead at the top to six points.

Bochum stun Bayern Munich 3-2 in third straight loss

Champions Bayern Munich crashed to a 3-2 loss at VfL Bochum on Sunday for a third straight defeat in all competitions that saw them drop eight points behind Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

Sagorika happy that 'everyone knows her now'

Bangladesh striker Mosammat Sagorika expressed her delight at receiving trophies for the best player and the top scorer in the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship, seven days after the final had taken place in Dhaka.

Enrique declines to comment on Mbappe PSG exit reports

"No. I can't say anything," Luis Enrique told the press conference.

Mbappe tells PSG he is leaving in the summer: reports

"Mbappe has communicated his decision to PSG but the terms of his exit are yet to be fully agreed. An official announcement is expected once the situation is finalised in the next few months," the report said.

Ex-Dutch international Promes gets six years for smuggling

The court said Promes had smuggled a total of 1,363 kilogrammes of cocaine from Brazil in 2020

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

Barca ease past Alaves despite Roque red

Barcelona earned a 3-1 win at Alaves in La Liga on Saturday with Brazilian teenager Vitor Roque scoring and then sent off in a lively appearance off the bench.

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

Qatar beat Uzbekistan on penalties to reach Asian Cup semis

Hosts and holders Qatar moved into an Asian Cup semi-final against Iran after beating Uzbekistan 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

Ruthless Leicester power towards Premier League

Leicester thrashed Stoke 5-0 on Saturday as the Championship leaders moved 11 points clear in their relentless march towards the Premier League.

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

Mbappe decides to join Real Madrid: reports

Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has decided to join Real Madrid at the end of the season, according to French outlet Le Parisien. 

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

Mohammedan end Kings’ proud home record

Mohammedan Sporting Club ended Bashundhara Kings' unbeaten home record with a 1-0 win in a fascinating Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Bashundhara Kings Arena yesterday.

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

La Liga to investigate Bellingham for allegedly calling Greenwood ‘rapist’

Getafe officials requested that Bellingham’s alleged comment be included in the referee’s match report and lodged an official complaint to La Liga

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

Osimhen not concerned about lack of goals as Nigeria march on

"Those who know me, they know I don't put myself before the team. If my goal comes, they come," said Osimhen.

February 3, 2024
February 3, 2024

Lookman goal takes Nigeria into AFCON semifinals

Ademola Lookman scored his third goal in two games as Nigeria advanced to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday with a 1-0 victory over Angola in the last eight.

February 2, 2024
February 2, 2024

Bangladesh ease past Nepal in SAFF U19 Women’s C’ship opener

Forward Mosammat Sagorika scored a brace and Munki Akhter netted one goal for Bangladesh while Simran Rai hit one back for last year’s runners-up.

January 30, 2024
January 30, 2024

Abahani, Mohammedan in quarterfinals

Record 12-time champions Abahani and defending champions Mohammedan secured their quarterfinal spots in the Federation Cup with victories in their Group B matches on Monday.

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