Everton have announced that Iranian billionaire Farhad Moshiri will become the club’s major shareholder after agreeing a deal approaching £200million. Sportsmail revealed on Saturday that Bill Kenwright, who will remain as chairman at Goodison Park, had finally concluded a decade-long search for major new investment after accepting an offer from the Middle East. And Everton […]Read More
Stephen Curry’s record-breaking season in the NBA continued on Saturday as he beat his own single-season best of 286 three-point baskets with 24 games left. His 32-foot shot in the final second of overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 victory over Oklahoma City and a 53rd win in 58 games. It was his […]Read More
A man has been sentenced to 2,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for expressing his atheist views on Twitter in Saudia Arabia. Religious police, who monitor social networking sites, found more than 600 tweets from the 28-year-old’s Twitter account which denied the existence of God and ridiculed verses in the Qu’ran. Some of the […]Read More
Willy Caballero is Manchester City’s hero as they beat Liverpool on penalties to win the League Cup at Wembley.
The 34-year-old Argentine goalkeeper spectacularly rewarded the faith of manager Manuel Pellegrini with saves from Lucas, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana in the shoot-out after he was selected ahead of first-choice Joe Hart. Fernandinho put City ahead just after the break after an error by Liverpool’s otherwise heroic keeper Simon Mignolet. But two glaring misses […]Read More
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be out for “a few weeks” with a knee injury. The 22-year-old midfielder suffered the problem during Tuesday’s 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in their last-16 Champions League clash at the Emirates. It has now been revealed by Wenger that Oxlade-Chamberlain’s injury is worse than first […]Read More
Gianni Infantino has been elected the new president of FIFA after receiving 115 votes in the second round in Zurich. The 45-year-old Swiss, who is of Italian origin, beat Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman, who was the favourite to succeed Sepp Blatter. Prince Ali and Jerome Champagne were also in the running after Tokyo […]Read More
Neymar has reportedly signed a new five-year contract atBarcelona. The Brazilian has been a pivotal figure in the team’s attack over the last couple of seasons as he, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messihave scored a combined 215 goals since the summer of 2014. There were rumours that Manchester United were trying to lure Neymar to […]Read More
Lawyers for Fifa presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein say they have made an official request for Friday’s election to be suspended. Prince Ali, 40, is unhappy with voting arrangements and has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas). The Jordanian wants transparent voting booths to ensure the election is fair and open, […]Read More
Italy boss Antonio Conte has reportedly agreed in principle to become Chelsea’s new manager in the summer.
Conte has overseen the Italian national team since 2014, but he is expected to leave his post after this summer’s European Championships in France. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, a deal has been agreed in principle between Chelsea and Conte, who has never coached in England before. The Italian has previously managed Arezzo, Bari, […]Read More
Jamie Vardy enters Premier League’s fast lane as he shows off his £168,000 Bentley Continental GT with personalised plate
Jamie Vardy is living the dream at the moment. Leicester City are top of the Premier League, he is the league’s top goalscorer and he’s just signed a new £80,000-a-week contract. But it just keeps getting better for the former non-League player who showed up to Leicester’s training ground on Tuesday in a Bentley Continental […]Read More