Alderweireld seals Tottenham victory over Arsenal

12 July 2020, 7:47 PM
Toby Alderweireld's 81st-minute header sealed a 2-1 Premier League victory for Tottenham Hotspur against Arsenal in the first north London derby in their new stadium on Sunday.
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Klopp urges Liverpool fans to celebrate safely 29 June 2020, 2:45 PM

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has urged supporters of the Premier League champions not to spoil the work done in containing the coronavirus outbreak by gathering in large numbers to celebrate their title victory.

NFL player’s union urges players to stop group workouts after deeming them unsafe 29 June 2020, 5:45 AM

The NFL Players Association’s (NFLPA) Executive Director DeMaurice Smith on Sunday rebuked players participating in group workouts, saying they were not safe, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the United States.

Karim Benzema
Brilliant Benzema assist helps Real Madrid go clear at the top 29 June 2020, 4:17 AM

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema produced an audacious back-heeled assist for Casemiro to score as they beat Espanyol 1-0 away on Sunday to capitalise on Barcelona's slip-up a day earlier and move two points clear at the top of La Liga.

Barkley strike sends Chelsea into FA Cup semis 28 June 2020, 9:53 PM

Eight-times FA Cup winners Chelsea reached the semi-finals on Sunday as midfielder Ross Barkley came off the bench to secure a deserved 1-0 victory at faltering Leicester City.

Athletics
World Athletics partners with parkrun to improve global health 28 June 2020, 5:26 PM

World Athletics will partner with Parkrun Global Limited, a United Kingdom based charity that organises parkrun events, in a bid to grow the sport of athletics and improve fitness standards across the world, the sport's governing body said on Sunday.

Klopp hoping to keep Liverpool’s title-winning squad intact 28 June 2020, 11:20 AM

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said on Saturday his main focus is to ensure the squad that delivered the Merseyside club’s first top-flight title in three decades is not broken up in the near future.

Poirier outlasts Hooker in highlight bout at UFC Fight Night 28 June 2020, 11:14 AM

Dustin Poirier absorbed several heavy blows but delivered a few more on Saturday night, ultimately outlasting Dan Hooker for a unanimous decision victory in a “fight of the year” candidate in the main event at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.

Aspas strikes late to blunt Barca’s title bid 28 June 2020, 1:10 AM

Spain striker Iago Aspas dealt a fresh blow to Barcelona's La Liga title hopes by striking a late free kick to snatch a 2-2 draw at home to the Catalans on Saturday as Quique Setien's side twice threw away the lead in a thrilling match.

PSL
South Africans eagerly await return of football 27 June 2020, 9:25 PM

South Africans are still waiting for the return of professional football in the country.

Fans still celebrating Liverpool’s Premier League win urged to return home 27 June 2020, 4:50 PM

Fans gathering at the Liverpool city centre for a second night in a row to celebrate their team's Premier League title win have been urged to return to their homes due to fears of a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Sixteen NBA players in ‘self-isolation’ after testing positive for COVID-19 27 June 2020, 7:39 AM

Sixteen NBA players tested positive for COVID-19, the league said on Friday, a little over a month before the 2020 season is set to resume in Florida on the same day the state reported a record of almost 9 000 new coronavirus cases in 24-hours.

Liverpool’s history not a burden anymore: Klopp 26 June 2020, 8:18 PM

Liverpool are no longer burdened by their painful 30-year title drought and have written a new chapter in the club’s history after they were confirmed as Premier League champions, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

Six-times runner-up Mickelson gets exemption into US Open 26 June 2020, 4:00 PM

Phil Mickelson will get another chance to complete the career Grand Slam thanks to an adjusted exemption criteria for this year’s US Open that was announced by the United States Golf Association (USGA) on Thursday.

Coric still without symptoms after COVID-19 infection 26 June 2020, 3:18 PM

Croatia’s Borna Coric has told fans he is feeling well and experiencing no symptoms after contracting the novel coronavirus at Novak Djokovic’s controversial Adria Tour tournament.

Liverpool fans turn the city red after breaking 30-year Premiership drought 26 June 2020, 2:55 PM

Thousands of Liverpool fans celebrated their Premier League title win outside the club’s Anfield Stadium on Thursday as their 30 year wait for the league crown finally came to an end.

Next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals could be postponed 26 June 2020, 2:34 PM

A postponement of January’s Africa Cup of Nations finals could be on the cards when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) meet next week in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mourners praise Mike Mokoena’s dedication in football 26 June 2020, 12:37 PM

Mourners at the funeral service of the Free State Stars founding owner Mike Mokoena have described him as an epitome of selflessness.

Free State Stars chair to be laid to rest on Friday 26 June 2020, 8:39 AM

The funeral service of Free State Stars founding owner, Mike Mokoena, will be held at the Methodist church in Bohlokong, Bethlehem, on Friday.

FA Cup returns to SABC screens 25 June 2020, 8:55 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Thursday announced the acquisition of The Emirates FA Cup broadcast rights, through its sports division, SABC Sport.

Thiem ‘extremely sorry’ for Adria Tour antics 25 June 2020, 4:00 PM

World number three Dominic Thiem is “extremely sorry” for the way players conducted themselves at Novak Djokovic’s Adria Tour exhibition event after which four players tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Austrian said on Thursday.

Final day Bundesliga drama awaits Werder and Leverkusen 25 June 2020, 3:09 PM

Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen are bracing for their most important games of the Bundesliga season as relegation looms over the former and a highly lucrative Champions League spot is on the line for the latter on Saturday’s final matchday.

Liverpool move closer to title with 4-0 win over Palace 25 June 2020, 2:55 PM

Liverpool were back at their lethal best to beat Crystal Palace 4-0 at Anfield on Wednesday, moving within two points of securing the Premier League title.

New York City Marathon cancelled due to COVID-19 25 June 2020, 2:26 PM

The New York City Marathon, one of the most prestigious events on the global running calendar, has been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, race organisers said on Wednesday.

Kane has ‘no problem’ with Mourinho’s style at Spurs 24 June 2020, 10:06 PM

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says he has no issue with their style of play under manager Jose Mourinho after scoring their second in Tuesday’s 2-0 Premier League home victory over West Ham United.

Liverpool’s Klopp wants City clash to be played in Manchester 24 June 2020, 9:22 PM

Liverpool would prefer next week’s away fixture against Manchester City to be held at the Etihad Stadium and not moved to a neutral venue due to the COVID-19 situation, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

Uganda captain Onyango seeks clarity from President Museveni over $1 million pledge 24 June 2020, 2:45 PM

The captain of Uganda’s national football team said on Tuesday he and his team mates are seeking clarity on a $1 million pledge that President Yoweri Museveni made to the players last year after their participation in the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

PSL
PSL given green light to return to full resumption 24 June 2020, 11:45 AM

The Premier Soccer League has been given the green light to return to full training and play.

Two-times PGA winner Cameron Champ tests positive for COVID-19 24 June 2020, 10:55 AM

Cameron Champ has withdrawn from this week’s event in Cromwell, Connecticut after he tested positive for COVID-19 during pre-tournament screening, the PGA Tour said on Tuesday.

Mike Mokoena will be accorded a Special Provincial Official Funeral 23 June 2020, 8:49 PM

The Presidency has confirmed that the late Free State Stars founding owner, Mike Mokoena, will be accorded a Special Provincial Official Funeral Category 2.

Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19 23 June 2020, 4:08 PM

The top-ranked male tennis player Novak Djokovic has tested positive for the Coronavirus.