Sports Archive
  • »Man Utd Named World's Leading Revenue-Generating Club

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world last season, according to a report published by Deloitte.
    United dethrone Real Madrid - who held top spot for 11 years - after accumulating a record revenue of 689...
  • »Van Gaal: Former Manchester United Boss 'Not Retired'

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he has not retired, but is instead taking a sabbatical until the summer.
    The 65-year-old has been out of work since leaving Old Trafford in May.
    On Monday, Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf said Van...
  • »Man Utd Winger ‘Depay’ Likely to Join Lyon this Month

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Manchester United winger Memphis Depay looks increasingly likely to join French club Lyon this month.
    Lyon say they have made three bids for the 22-year-old, most recently offering 17m euros (GBP14.8m) on Tuesday.
    United are yet to accept an offer...
  • »Skiier Appeals to Race Men: Lindsey Vonn

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Skier Lindsey Vonn, one of the most successful female downhill racers in history, has reiterated her desire to race against men.
    The proposed World Cup race is at Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada and would take place in 2018.
    The American, who won...
  • »Neymar Most Valuable Player in Euro-CIES Football Observatory Study

    Mon 16 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Neymar is the most valuable player in Europe - worth about GBP216 million - according to a new study which values 10 players at more than EUR100 million.
    The Barcelona striker is ahead of team-mate Lionel Messi, who is valued by academics at...
  • »Robben: Bayern Munich Winger Signs 1-Year Extension

    Mon 16 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has extended his stay with the German champions until the summer of 2018.
    The former Chelsea player's current deal was due to expire at the end of the season but he is now tied to the club until he is 34.
    "In his...
  • »Everton Surprise takeover Man City 4-0

    Sun 15 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Everton produced a brilliant performance to stun Manchester City and deliver a serious blow to Pep Guardiola's Premier League title hopes.
    The Toffees willingly soaked up 71% of City possession but restricted Guardiola's side to few chances and...
  • »National Football Team Drops 2 Places in FIFA Ranking

    Thu 12 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan national football team dropped 2 places in the monthly FIFA ranking for January, 2017, from 105th place worldwide to 107th rank; 9th on Asia, with Argentina presiding, followed by Brazil, Germany, Chile and...
  • »Barcelona Chiefs Says 'Common Sense' Needed in ‘Messi’ Contract Talks

    Wed 11 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Barcelona's ability to offer Lionel Messi an improved contract will rest on their capacity to raise revenue from sponsorship deals and player sales, chief executive Oscar Grau says.
    Messi's contract expires in 2018 and he is expected to command a...
  • »Living Well: Take a Break or Lose it…

    Wed 11 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Ever had those times when you knew, deep down in your gut, that you needed to slow down take a break from the crazy... but you felt it wasn’t possible? Work, kids, the house, illness, and every other obligation felt like it was more important...
  • »FIFA to Expand Competition to 48 Teams after Vote

    Tue 10 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    The World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32, FIFA has decided.
    An initial stage of 16 groups of three teams will precede a knockout stage for the remaining 32 when the change is made for the 2026 tournament.
    The sport's world...
  • »Ronaldo Beats Messi to Win FIFA Best Player Award

    Mon 9 January / Jan 2017. 01:00 AM
    Cristiano Ronaldo was named the world's best player at the inaugural Best FIFA Football Awards in Zurich.
    Real Madrid and Portugal forward Ronaldo, 31, beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann to the prize.
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