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Wallace Spearmon accepts three-month ban after American sprinter fails doping test

American sprinter Wallace Spearmon tested positive for methylprednisoloneThe 29-year-old returned a positive test in an in-competition urine sampleThe United States Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the rulingBy Press ...

VERNON KAY: Cam Newton was the originator of a new breed of quarterback... if he stays fit the Carolina Panthers will win the NFC South

Carolina Panthers take on Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday night game on C4Panthers are 2-0 after wins over Buccaneers and Lions this seasonSteelers beat Browns in ...

Jose Mourinho celebrates 'fantastic news' Wembley will host Euro 2020 final

Jose Mourinho was delighted that Wembley has been given the final and both semis of Euro 2020He added he would not be in charge of ...

Michel Platini says 'I don't return gifts' as he refuses to give back his £16,000 watch 

UEFA President was given the watch by Brazilian football federationMichel Platini will instead donate an equivalent sum to charityPlatini hits out at FIFA for rebuking ...

Rory McIlroy has no fear of being targetted as Europe's 'top dog' by US captain Tom Watson ahead of Ryder Cup showdown

Rory McIlroy is Europe's leading player for the Ryder Cup at GleneaglesUS captain Tom Watson has called for players to 'take down the top dogs' McIlroy ...

Richard Hughes wins hat-trick at Newbury to close gap on  leader Ryan Moore

Reigning champion Richard Hughes won three races at Newbury on FridayThe jockey is now only four away from title-race leader Ryan Moore Hughes rides at ...

David Moyes is champing at the bit to return to management, reveals Tim Cahill

Former Man United boss David Moyes has been out of work since April Tim Cahill caught up with his former manager in New York last week Moyes ...

I'd love to have Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester United, claims Louis van Gaal... but Real Madrid won't sell him! 

Louis van Gaal admits he would love to see Cristiano Ronaldo back at Manchester UnitedThe United manager admitted that he does not think Real Madrid ...

Arsenal have £100m to spend in January as club announce record cash reserves

Arsene Wenger spent £78million over the summer on the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Danny WelbeckArsenal boss could have spent £60m more this summerGunners brought ...

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been showing off his array of skills for Fifa 15

The Belgian international is on the FIFA 15 cover with Lionel MessiEden Hazard has become an integral part of Chelsea's midfieldThe 23-year-old shows off his ...

Chelsea aim to sink Manchester City again, and more - 10 THINGS TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND

Manchester City host Chelsea in Premier League clash of the titansAlan Pardew leads Newcastle against Hull with fans calling for his sackingIn-form Swansea and Southampton ...

Wayne Rooney will be the first name on the teamsheet for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney is skipper and Louis van Gaal says 'my captain shall always play'Rooney face competition from Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie United captain is ...

Paul Scholes questions whether Arsenal watched videos of Borsussia Dortmund before Champions League defeat

Paul Scholes says Arsenal hadn't prepared properly for Dortmund gameScholes questions Arsene Wenger's tactical approachFormer Manchester United star says 'it seemed like they hadn't given ...

Has Yaya Toure suffered a power cut? Manchester City's marauding midfielder had a bad night at Bayern Munich

Yaya Toure has been at the heart of Manchester City's recent successBut the midfielder was poor in Manchester City's loss to Bayern MunichHe looked slow, ...

Alessandro Del Piero arrives in New Delhi to a hero's welcome ahead of ISL

Inaugural Indian Super League runs from October 12 until December 20Italian forward Alessandro Del Piero has signed for Delhi DynamosThe World Cup winner joins the ...

Mario Balotelli must be responsible adult at Liverpool says Sam Allardyce

Mario Balotelli must 'become more responsible adult', says Sam AllardyceWest Ham United boss thinks this is key to Italian's success at LiverpoolAllardyce says Balotelli is ...

Frank Lampard will be in the squad to face Chelsea, reveals Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini 

Frank Lampard was released by Chelsea in the summerHe moved to New York City FC in America, before being loaned to Man City Pellegrini was quick ...

Arsenal boosted by return of Jack Wilshere to training as Gunners look in high spirits ahead of Aston Villa game  

Jack Wilshere trains with Arsenal following return from injury The 22-year-old midfielder suffered an ankle injury in Arsenal's midweek game against Borussia DortmundDanny Welbeck and Alex ...

UEFA launch disciplinary proceedings against Partizan Belgrade for anti-semitic banner... after the club issue an apology for the 'mindless' incident

UEFA launch investigation into the banner among Serbian supporters which read: 'Only Jews and Pussies' - an allusion to Only Fools and HorsesThe club issued an apology for ...

Betting odds and tips for a cracking weekend of Premier League football

Diego Costa is 5/1 to open the scoring when Chelsea face Manchester CitySergio Aguero is the same odds for the first goal at the EtihadYaya ...

Angel di Maria gets a piggyback from Juan Mata and David de Gea as Manchester United look in good spirits ahead of Leicester test

Manchester United's record signing jokes around with Spanish pair David de Gea and Juan MataStriker Radamel Falcao enjoys training as loan striker searches for first ...

Benoit Assou-Ekotto hit with three-game ban and fined £50,000 after tweet backing Nicolas Anelka's quenelle celebration

Assou-Ekotto sent the message to Anelka on December 29 following his celebration after scoring against West Ham Anelka, playing for West Brom at the time, was ...

George Groves faces up to European champion Christopher Rebrasse at weigh-in

George Groves takes on Christopher Rebrasse at Wembley on SaturdayGroves is challenging Rebrasse for European super-middleweight titleLondoner says he is 'back on track to win ...

Diego Costa will start for Chelsea against Manchester City confirms Jose Mourinho

Chelsea travel to the Etihad to take on Manchester City on SundayDiego Costa will start but is 'not in the best condition' at the moment Blues ...

Fantasy Football's fourth £1,000 weekly winner revealed 

Published: 06:57 EST, 19 September 2014 | Updated: 07:23 EST, 19 September 2014 ...

Wembley Stadium to host Euro 2020 final as iconic London venue sees off competition from Munich to stage showpiece

Wembley Stadium will host the final and semi-finals of Euro 2020The London venue was awarded the matches at a vote of UEFA's ExCo in Geneva ...

Fernando Alonso ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in Singapore practice as Sebastian Vettel suffers engine problem 

Alonso was quicker than both of the Mercedes drivers in opening sessionVettel stopped on track at end of the session with engine issueRosberg 22 points ...

Arsenal and Manchester City crashing in Champions League means more foreign buys

Greg Dyke has made a confused start to stint as FA chairmanLimit on foreign imports is a step in right directionEnglish clubs made a faltering ...

Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho have 'no relationship' claims Chelsea boss 

Jose Mourinho says Cristiano Ronaldo is 'a goal machine' who helped him win in Spain, but that their relationship is 'non-existent'Mourinho also claims he would ...

Class of 95 hailed as Barcelona unleash crop of youngsters

Barcelona have a host of youngsters breaking into the first teamReal Madrid are Champions League favourites despite slow La Liga startTensions mount at Paris St-Germain ...

Vincent Kompany is the only defender I would back to stop Diego Costa

Vincent Kompany and Diego Costa will clash on Sunday at the EtihadCosta has a mix of Dennis Bergkamp's touch and Didier Drogba's strengthChelsea striker can ...

Hull's Hatem Ben Arfa to sit stands for Newcastle clash with pressure on Alan Pardew

Hull loanee Hatem Ben Arfa will be at St James’ Park on Saturday – ramping up the pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew. The Frenchman joined ...

UEFA set to launch formal investigation into anti-Semitic banner at Partizan Belgrade

UEFA are set to launch a formal investigation into the anti-Semitic banner that marred Tottenham's goalless draw against Partizan Belgrade.  The banner displayed among the Serbian ...

Road to Warsaw: Everton made Wolfsburg look so ordinary... it felt like the start of something big for Roberto Martinez's side

Roberto Martinez claimed the Europa League would aid Everton's development but it seems the Blues have already benefited from the competition after just one fixture. Dispatching ...

Chelsea have scored 16 and conceded seven - is Jose Mourinho building a team for Roman Abramovich?

Chelsea have scored 16 goals so far this season but have let in seven That is more than any previous Jose Mourinho team after five matches ...

Roy Keane's passion play behind Aston Villa's superb start to the season

Roy Keane's passion has been key to Aston Villa's start to the season, says defender Alan Hutton Villa are second in the Premier League after four ...

Danny Murphy expresses interest in Fulham job after Felix Magath is sacked

Murphy said he would be 'open-minded' to discussing the vacant jobThe former England midfielder made over 200 appearances for the CottagersMagath was sacked on Thursday ...

The Premier League's prudent clubs have risen to the top... and Manchester United are rock bottom!

Southampton top of net spenders table and fourth in Premier LeagueChelsea, surprisingly, made a profit in summer and top the LeagueManchester United are bottom of ...

Mesut Ozil should not be a 'scapegoat', says Arsene Wenger... as he hits back at the critics of his record signing

Wenger hits back at critics of record signing Mesut OzilThe German was poor as Arsenal lost to Borussia DortmundGunners boss believes Ozil will return to ...

Manchester United treble winner Jonathan Greening playing ninth-tier football

Jonathan Greening has joined non-league outfit Tadcaster AlbionGreening was part of Manchester United's treble-winning 1998/99 squadThe 35-year-old also had spells at York City, Middlesbrough, West ...

Brendan Rodgers rubbishes Sam Allardyce claims Liverpool complacent vs Aston Villa

Brendan Rodgers hits back at Sam Allardyce's claims of complacencyWest Ham United boss said Liverpool had taken Aston Villa lightly Liverpool lost 1-0 against Villa at ...

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Australian pilot killed in Papua New Guinea plane crash alongside female co-pilot and passenger

The aircraft came down about 10km from Goldie, near Port Moresby The Hevilift twin otter aircraft was carrying nine people   The two pilots, one Australian man and ...

Hunt is on for British couple missing after their yacht was overturned when Hurricane Odile hit Mexico last week 

Category three hurricane hit popular Baja California Peninsula last Sunday Buildings destroyed, power and water supplies damaged in 125mph winds  Paul Whitehouse and Simone Wood missing since their yacht ...

Seven British jihadis photographed in terror picture holding AK47 are mocked for not showing their faces 

Men pictured in combat gear, clutching guns with faces completely hidden UK jihadi uploaded the photo with words: 'A few of the British brothers' Image was posted ...

Prime Suspect in hunt for missing Alice Gross sent money to ex-partner in Latvia after he disappeared

Arnis Zalkalns, 41, is prime suspect in disappearance of Alice Gross He was jailed for seven years for murdering his wife in Latvia in 1998 But was ...

Family living in fear after invasion of aggressive monster spiders that attack with venomous bite 

Liam Forrester, 24, and Kirsty Garland, 27, may be forced from their homeTheir Bristol house has been plagued by giant, venomous hobo spidersMr Forrester has been ...

British Imams take to YouTube to warn Isis terrorists that kidnap and threatened murder of British taxi driver Alan Henning is against Sharia Law 

Muslim scholars call for release of kidnapped Alan Henning in YouTube pleaDescribe threats to murder taxi driver as 'totally prohibited' under Sharia lawThe 47-year-old appeared ...

So much for a dry weekend! Brits trapped in cars and underground after more flash flooding overnight ... but d forecasters STILL say it will clear up

Drivers in Essex had to be rescued from their cars as sudden torrential downpour flooded area last night Three men and a woman were trapped in ...

George the cockatoo found safe and sound after he was birdnapped from a Sydney pub that he's called home for almost 10 years

George the cockatoo was taken away by a brazen thief at a Sydney hotelThe brazen thief dropped by the pub and was 'friending' him ...

Gang who stole £200,000 Audis to strip for parts jailed after their sophisticated car cutting den was raided by police

Akhtar Zamir, Khuram Razaq and Nakash Javaid took four cars in five daysMechanics Thomas Winkett and Wayne Williams dismantled them for partsThey took two Audi ...

Glasgow 'riots': Footage shows Yes and No voters in running street battles in disorder after pro-Union rally

Footage has emerged of violent scenes in Glasgow as police struggled to contain a pro-Union rally that broke down into disorder in the city centre ...