Rooney picks Messi over Ronaldo, insists he is greatest ever

The D.C. United striker played with the Portugal international during his time at Old Trafford, but prefers the Argentina icon. Wayne Rooney had no hesitation in proclaiming Lionel Messi better than former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo. The new D.C. United striker played...

Miami set to vote on 20-year grand prix plan  

The Miami GP could take a step closer to becoming a reality next week when a meeting of the City Commission votes on the proposed 20-year contract for the race. In an earlier vote the City Commission voted to authorise...

Sykes and Kawasaki to part ways at the end of 2018

Tom Sykes will leave the factory Kawasaki World Superbike team at the end of this season, it has been announced. Sykes joined Kawasaki in 2010, and helped rebuild it to a frontrunning force in WSBK, winning the title with the...

Renault says it must look for Sainz alternatives

Renault says it must look for alternatives to Carlos Sainz for 2019 while the Spaniard's future with Red Bull in Formula 1 remains unclear. The French manufacturer's F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul wants to finalise its 2019 line-up as soon...

Chelsea to re-sign Cech when Courtois joins Real Madrid

Chelsea are looking at bringing back Petr Cech, when Thibaut Courtois eventually signs for Real Madrid. Reports on Tuesday, claim that both clubs have agreed a £31million fee for Courtois and the transfer is set to happen. With the Belgian leaving,...

FIFA can’t ban Nigeria, threat an empty one says NANF

The National Association of Nigerian Footballers (NANF), has urged the Federal Government to ignore the threat to ban Nigeria by FIFA, saying that is an empty one. The NANF in a letter to the minister of Youth and Sports said...

Usain Bolt heads to Australia for professional football.

After retiring from competitive athletics in 2017, former sprinter Usain Bolt is turning his hand -- or foot -- to professional football and is in negotiations to participate in a six-week trial with Australian A-League club Central Coast Mariners. "The...

Macron names metro stations after World Cup heroes, gives Legion of Honour

The World Cup-winning French team returned home to a heroes’ welcome on Monday as hundreds of thousands packed the Champs Elysees for their victory parade ahead of a presidential reception in the evening. Ahead of the award of France’s top...

Pacquiao calls out Mayweather for rematch

Manny Pacquiao has called on Floyd Mayweather to come out of retirement for a rematch, saying “let’s do a second one” after powering to his first KO win in nine years. The fighting Philippines senator known as “Pac-Man” took on...

Usain Bolt set for football career in Australia

Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to trial with the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said Tuesday, as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional football. Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, 31, who...