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Liverpool’s defence stands tall ahead of Arsenal test

Liverpool’s push for a first English title in 29 years faces another test when they host Arsenal on Saturday but the evidence suggests their formidable defence could be their key to ending a...

Tottenham preparing to offload Wanyama in major January sale

Victor Wanyama against Bournemouth LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – Tottenham are prepared to offload over Sh9.6 billion (£75million) worth of players in the January window as they fine tune...

FA charge Emery after Brighton bottle-kick

A Football Association spokesman says that Arsenal manager Unai Emery (pictured December 22, 2018) “has been charged following the game against Brighton” when he kicked a water bottle into the...

Former NOCK chairman Mukora is dead

Former Nock Chairman Charles Mukora is dead. Photo/DAILY NATION NAIROBI, Kenya- Former National Olympics Committee-Kenya (NOCK) boss Charles Mukora died on Thursday evening, Team Kenya...

Inter to play two home games behind closed doors after Koulibaly abuse

Inter Milan will have to play two league games behind closed doors at the San Siro © AFP/File / Miguel MEDINA ROME, Italy, Dec 27 – Inter Milan will play two Serie A home matches behind closed...

Serena eyes ‘bigger and better things’ after US Open drama

Serena Williams takes on sister Venus in an exhibition match in the UAE © AFP / GIUSEPPE CACACE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 27 – Serena Williams would not discuss the incidents that...

Githurai, Kingstone storm Koth Biro semis

Evans Anguyo takes Sportive’s penalty shot. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 27 – Githurai United and Kingstone are through to the semi-final of the 2018 Koth Biro football tournament that is ongoing at...

Emery says Liverpool can equal Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’

Arsenal coach Unai Emery has been impressed by Liverpool’s form this season © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – Arsenal coach Unai Emery believes Liverpool can match the...

Liverpool still have plenty to prove -Van Dijk

Exciting times: Virgil van Dijk has urged Liverpool to not get carried away with their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League © AFP / Oli SCARFF LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – Virgil...

How the Premier League’s top six stand at the halfway stage

History beckons: Jurgen Klopp is on the brink of delivering Liverpool’s first league title since 1990 © AFP / Paul ELLIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – A congested festive fixture list can...

Nadal upbeat about fitness for Aus Open

Rafael Nadal struggled with injuries last season after winning his 11th French Open title in June © AFP/File / Christophe ARCHAMBAULT ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 27 – Rafael Nadal is...

Milan mayor asks for forgiveness from Koulibaly for racist chants

The Mayor of Milan has apologised to Napoli’s Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly for racist chants during the match against Inter © AFP / Marco BERTORELLO ROME, Italy, Dec 27 – The mayor...

Chelsea fighting against ‘stupid people’ in racism battle – Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has branded those among his club’s support who racially abuse opponents as “stupid people” © AFP / Glyn KIRK LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – Chelsea...

We have to change the dynamic, says Guardiola

Table-topping Liverpool now boast a six-point lead at the top of the table, with Tottenham leapfrogging Man City into second place on Boxing Day after a 5-0 rout of Bournemouth. LONDON, United...

Solskjaer praises rejuvenated Paul Pogba

Pogba has been a rejuvenated figure following the departure of manager Jose Mourinho recently, with Solskjaer seemingly bringing the best out of the France international. LONDON, United Kingdom,...

Doctors confirm Lakers James has groin injury

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on from the bench after he was hurt during an NBA game against the Golden State Warriors on December 25, 2018 © GETTY/AFP / Thearon W. Henderson LOS...

Five things that have gone wrong for Man City

In a funk: Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have lost three of their last four Premier League games © AFP / Lindsey PARNABY LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – English champions Manchester City...

MLS coaching legend Schmid dies at 65

Former Los Angeles Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid had a record 266 Major League Soccer victories © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / OTTO GREULE JR LOS ANGELES, United States, Dec 27 – Sigi...

Serena hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis

Williams returned to action last March after taking time off to give birth © AFP/File / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 27 – Serena Williams has described the new...

Hazard wants to be a Chelsea ‘legend’ after hitting century mark

Centurion: Eden Hazard scored his 100th Chelsea goal at Watford on Boxing Day © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 27 – Eden Hazard offered Chelsea fans hope his future may remain...

Red-hot Spurs bubbling with belief, says Pochettino

Son Heung-Min’s double inspired Tottenham’s win against Bournemouth © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 26 – Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s ability to remain focused...

Klopp plays down six-point lead for title-chasing Reds

Liverpool’s six-point lead at the top of the Premier League table “means nothing” at the halfway stage of the season ahead of tough tests against Arsenal and defending champions Manchester...

Schumacher in F1’s thoughts as stricken great turns 50

Michael Schumacher is in Formula One’s thoughts as the seven times world champion approaches his 50th birthday, five years on from the near-fatal skiing accident that has left the Ferrari great...

Napoli fire warning after racial abuse at Inter

Napoli will walk of the pitch if there is a repeat of the racial abuse that defender Kalidou Koulibaly suffered during their 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan at San Siro, coach Carlo Ancelotti said on...

Hazard brace gets Chelsea back on track at Watford

Eden Hazard took his goal tally for Chelsea to triple figures, scoring twice in a 2-1 win at Watford on Wednesday as the Blues stayed fourth in the Premier League. After a home loss to Leicester...

Wolves strike late to deny Fulham rare win

Romain Saiss bundled home from close range to earn Wolverhampton Wanderers a 1-1 draw at Fulham on Wednesday and deny Claudio Ranieri’s side their first win in six Premier League matches....

The rise and rise of Kwale Girls

Kwale Girls emerged virtually from nowhere to cause easily one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 Kenya Secondary Schools Games season as they claimed the national football title against a tide of...

Man United must relish Old Trafford, says Solskjaer

Manchester United interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects his players to relish the opportunity of playing at Old Trafford after scoring five goals in a Premier League match for the first time...

Githurai rounds off Koth Biro Quarter-finalists

Koth Biro enters the quarter finals starting Dec 27 NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 25 – Despite boosting their squad, Borrussia FC has been knocked out of the ongoing annual Kothbiro football tournament...

Djokovic leads the way, old guard stays on top

Novak Djokovic reclaimed the world number one ranking from Rafael Nadal © AFP / Glyn KIRK PARIS, France, Dec 25 – Next Gen poster boy Alexander Zverev’s season-ending Tour Finals triumph...
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