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Gerard Pique Insists Alvaro Arbeloa Deserved His Real Madrid Send Off

Gerard Pique Insists Alvaro Arbeloa Deserved His Real Madrid Send Off

July 28, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Gerard Pique Insists Alvaro Arbeloa Deserved His Real Madrid Send Off Gerard Pique insists Alvaro Arbeloa deserved his Real Madrid send-off after playing his last game for the Spanish giants at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday. Arbeloa was afforded a huge reception from the Bernabeu faithful and a warm send-off from hisRead More

Russian minister: IAAF should be dissolved

Russian minister: IAAF should be dissolved

July 24, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Russian minister: IAAF should be dissolved MOSCOW – Outspoken Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said the IAAF should be “dissolved” and accused athletics’ governing body of failing to take “responsibility” for doping that is roiling the sport. Russia’s Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko, pictured on January 16, 2016, said the IAAFRead More

Spikers return home to warm welcome, cash support

Spikers return home to warm welcome, cash support

July 15, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Spikers return home to warm welcome, cash support Thailand captain Pleumjit Thinkaow takes a selfie with the crowd of supporters using the smartphone of a volleyball fan at Suvarnabhumi airport on Monday. (Photo by Prakit Chantawong) The Thai women’s volleyball team returned home on Monday evening from the Olympic qualificationRead More

DFB Launches Investigation Into World Cup Bribery Claims

DFB Launches Investigation Into World Cup Bribery Claims

July 4, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

DFB Launches Investigation Into World Cup Bribery Claims The German Football Association (DFB) has announced an internal investigation into bribery claims surrounding the 2006 World Cup. A report in Der Spiegel last week alleged that a slush fund – provided by former Adidas chief Robert Louis-Dreyfus – totalling close to $6million had beenRead More

Chile Deservedly End 105 Years Of Hurt With Copa America Triumph.

Chile Deservedly End 105 Years Of Hurt With Copa America Triumph.

July 3, 2016 at 2:07 am 2 comments

Chile Deservedly End 105 Years Of Hurt With Copa America Triumph. beIN SPORTS By Nick Dorrington (@chewingthecoca) It took 105 years but Chile have finally done it. On Saturday, in front of a packed-out, loud and eventually euphoric crowd inside the Estadio Nacional in Santiago, they finally won their firstRead More

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Jose Mourinho Building an Amazing Team at Man Utd

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Jose Mourinho Building an Amazing Team at Man Utd

June 29, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Jose Mourinho Building an Amazing Team at Man Utd OMNISPORT  Henrikh Mkhitaryan has promised Manchester United fans to expect an “amazing” team next season as the Jose Mourinho era gathers momentum – and has vowed that he is yet to reach his full potential.  Mkhitaryan completed his moveRead More

Franz Beckenbauer Punished by FIFA Ethics Committee

Franz Beckenbauer Punished by FIFA Ethics Committee

June 17, 2016 at 2:07 am 1 comment

Franz Beckenbauer Punished by FIFA Ethics Committee OMNISPORT  The adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s Ethics Committee has warned Franz Beckenbauer and fined him after he failed to cooperate with an investigation into bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. The sanction comes into force immediately for football official Beckenbauer, who was wasRead More

Perisic winner stuns champions Spain in Euro 2016

Perisic winner stuns champions Spain in Euro 2016

June 12, 2016 at 2:07 am 1 comment

Perisic winner stuns champions Spain in Euro 2016 BORDEAUX – Ivan Perisic struck a sensational winner three minutes from time as Croatia ended Spain’s 14-game unbeaten run at the European Championship to top Group D after a 2-1 victory in Bordeaux on Tuesday. Croatia’s midfielder Ivan Perisic celebrates his goalRead More

Pep Guardiola Prevented Xavi From Joining Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola Prevented Xavi From Joining Bayern Munich

June 8, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Pep Guardiola Prevented Xavi From Joining Bayern Munich Barcelona icon Xavi has revealed he rejected a move to Bayern Munich in the summer of 2008 because of a vital intervention from Pep Guardiola. The 35-year-old currently plays for Al-Sadd in Qatar after turning down the chance to join Guardiola inRead More

Olympiacos' Marcos Silva Plays Down Importance of Dinamo Zagreb Clash

Olympiacos' Marcos Silva Plays Down Importance of Dinamo Zagreb Clash

June 6, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Olympiacos’ Marcos Silva Plays Down Importance of Dinamo Zagreb Clash OMNISPORT  Olympiacos coach Marco Silva does not believe Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Dinamo Zagreb will be decisive in determining whether they progress to the knockout rounds. The Greek side are level with Zagreb on three points in Group F afterRead More

Javi Guerra and Miku Secure Huge Win for Rayo Vallecano in Survival Scrap with Getafe

Javi Guerra and Miku Secure Huge Win for Rayo Vallecano in Survival Scrap with Getafe

May 30, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Javi Guerra and Miku Secure Huge Win for Rayo Vallecano in Survival Scrap with Getafe OMNISPORTS Goals from Javi Guerra and Miku earned Rayo Vallecano a massive three points in the fight for La Liga survival as they overcame fellow strugglers Getafe 2-0. Rayo came into Friday’s clash at VallecasRead More

Ezequiel Lavezzi To Miss Copa America Final After Fracturing Elbow

Ezequiel Lavezzi To Miss Copa America Final After Fracturing Elbow

May 25, 2016 at 2:07 am 1 comment

Ezequiel Lavezzi To Miss Copa America Final After Fracturing Elbow Ezequiel Lavezzi will miss the Copa America Centenario final after it was confirmed he suffered an elbow fracture in Argentina’s semifinal win over the United States on Tuesday.  Lavezzi – who scored the game’s opener inside four minutes – was forcedRead More

Chicago Cubs dominate Major League Baseball all-star team

Chicago Cubs dominate Major League Baseball all-star team

May 24, 2016 at 2:07 am 1 comment

Chicago Cubs dominate Major League Baseball all-star team LOS ANGELES – The Chicago Cubs will have all four of their players making up the starting infield for next week’s annual all-star game, Major League Baseball announced. Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs hits a single in the fourth inning againstRead More

Syria overpower UAE tofinish third in King’s Cup

Syria overpower UAE tofinish third in King’s Cup

May 20, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Syria overpower UAE tofinish third in King’s Cup Syria ensured that the United Arab Emirates, the highest-ranked side in the King’s Cup, returned home empty-handed, inflicting a 1-0 defeat on their fancied rivals in the third-place play-off yesterday. Syria captain Abdulfatah Alagah, left, challenges UAE goalkeeper Ahmad Albalooshi. Pattarapong Chatpattarasill TheRead More

Venezuela Off to Good Start After Jamaica Win

Venezuela Off to Good Start After Jamaica Win

April 30, 2016 at 2:07 am 2 comments

Venezuela Off to Good Start After Jamaica Win OMNISPORT  Josef Martinez proved the difference as Venezuela’s Copa America Centenario got off to the best possible start with a 1-0 win over 10-man Jamaica at Soldier Field in Chicago. A first-half red card for Jamaican midfielder Rodolph Austin made life hardRead More

Giants Like Cristiano Ronaldo Make Real Madrid Achieve The Impossible Insists Florentino Perez

Giants Like Cristiano Ronaldo Make Real Madrid Achieve The Impossible Insists Florentino Perez

April 13, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Giants Like Cristiano Ronaldo Make Real Madrid Achieve The Impossible Insists Florentino Perez Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has praised Cristiano Ronaldo with the Portugal international on the brink of becoming the leading goalscorer in the club’s history. Ronaldo netted twice in Madrid’s 2-0 Champions League win over Malmo on Wednesday to takeRead More

Ireland keep momentum in Euro 2016 build-up draw

Ireland keep momentum in Euro 2016 build-up draw

April 12, 2016 at 2:07 am 2 comments

Ireland keep momentum in Euro 2016 build-up draw DUBLIN – Ireland maintained their Euro 2016 momentum with a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands at Lansdowne Road in Dublin on Saturday night. Ireland’s Eunan O’Kane (R) takes a shot as Netherlands striker Luuk de Jong challenges during the friendly in Dublin,Read More

Mexican Under-20 GK Jesse Gonzalez Accepts U.S. National Team Call-Up

Mexican Under-20 GK Jesse Gonzalez Accepts U.S. National Team Call-Up

March 25, 2016 at 2:07 am 2 comments

Mexican Under-20 GK Jesse Gonzalez Accepts U.S. National Team Call-Up OMNISPORT  FC Dallas goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez enjoyed a breakout season in MLS, and now he appears ready to reap the rewards for that success in the form of a national team call-up. What may be a surprise is just whichRead More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Getting Old – Silvio Berlusconi

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Getting Old – Silvio Berlusconi

March 25, 2016 at 2:07 am 0 comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Getting Old – Silvio Berlusconi OMNISPORT  Milan president Silvio Berlusconi is pleased that the club signed Mario Balotelli rather than Zlatan Ibrahimovic as he feels the Paris Saint-Germain striker might be past his prime. The Rossoneri were heavily linked with a move for Ibrahimovic during the transfer window,Read More

Brazilian Hulk to sign for Sven’s Shanghai side

Brazilian Hulk to sign for Sven’s Shanghai side

March 24, 2016 at 2:07 am 3 comments

Brazilian Hulk to sign for Sven’s Shanghai side SHANGHAI – Zenit St Petersburg’s Brazilian international Hulk arrived in Shanghai Wednesday to sign for Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Shanghai SIPG team, as the cash-flush Chinese Super League embarks on a new round of transfer spending. The deal for Brazil’s Hulk could break theRead More