Category: Sports

Erik ten Hag: Friends tried to talk Manchester United boss out of taking ‘impossible’ job

Manchester United finished fourth in the Premier League in Erik ten Hag’s first season in charge of the club Erik ten Hag said friends tried to talk him out of taking over as Manchester United manager because they thought he faced an “impossible job”. The Dutchman left Ajax to take over at Old Trafford in […]

Tom Henning Ovrebo: Ex-referee given death threats wants officials to speak to media

Didier Drogba won the Champions League with Chelsea in May 2012, scoring the winning penalty in a shootout victory over Bayern Munich Former referee Tom Henning Ovrebo says officials should be allowed to speak to the media after matches. The Norwegian was subjected to death threats for his decisions in an infamous Champions League semi-final […]

FIA ends controversial conflict of interest inquiry into Toto and Susie Wolff

Susie Wolff is director of F1 Academy, the series for aspiring female racing drivers, while husband Toto Wolff is the team principal of the Mercedes F1 team Formula 1’s governing body has ended its compliance inquiry into Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff and his wife, the F1 Academy director Susie Wolff. But on Thursday the […]

FA Cup third round: Arsenal v Liverpool and Middlesbrough v Aston Villa live on BBC

Dates: 6-7 January Coverage: Middlesbrough v Aston Villa (17:30 GMT) on Saturday, 6 January, and Arsenal v Liverpool (16:30) on Sunday, 7 January. Both game live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app The Premier League’s top two meet as Arsenal host Liverpool in a mouth-watering FA Cup third-round tie in January […]

Alan Sheehan: Swansea City have ‘another gear’ to hit, says caretaker boss

Alan Sheehan played for numerous clubs including Leicester City, Leeds, Notts County and Luton Town Caretaker boss Alan Sheehan says Swansea City have “another gear” to move into as they start life after Michael Duff at Rotherham on Saturday. The Irishman says he has not had time to consider whether he would like the job […]

European Cross Country Championships 2023: BBC coverage times & GB squad

Jessica Warner-Judd was delighted with her eighth place in the 10,000m at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest this summer Location: Brussels, Belgium Date: Sunday 10 December Coverage: Watch live on BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website & BBC Sport app. The European Cross Country Championships take place in Belgium on Sunday, and […]

Alzheimer’s: Jack Draper raising awareness of disease after ‘devastating’ effect on his grandmother

Draper reached the fourth round of the US Open in September – the best Grand Slam finish of his career to date A last-16 US Open finish and a first ATP Tour final have made 2023 Jack Draper’s most successful year of his young career so far. But for the 21-year-old Briton, success has been […]

Steve Cooper: ‘I don’t think like that’ – Nottingham Forest boss on sack fears

Steve Cooper went to apologise to Nottingham Forest fans at Craven Cottage after their 5-0 defeat to Fulham Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper says he is not dwelling on speculation over his future following Wednesday’s 5-0 defeat at Fulham. Cooper’s side have lost their last four matches in the Premier League and won just one […]

LeBron James: LA Lakers star calls for change to United States’ ‘ridiculous’ gun laws

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James says the lack of action on gun control in the United States is “ridiculous”, after Wednesday’s fatal shooting at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. Three people were killed and another is in a critical condition in hospital. “The ability to get a gun, the ability to do […]

British and Irish Lions: Dublin to host match with Argentina ahead of 2025 tour to Australia

The Aviva Stadium in Dublin will host the meeting of the Lions and Argentina in June 2025 The British and Irish Lions will play in Ireland for the first time in 2025 when they face Argentina in Dublin ahead of their tour to Australia. The match will be played at the Aviva Stadium on 20 […]

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