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Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon, Olympics

Written by on 17 June 2021

Rafael Nadal on Thursday said he was withdrawing from Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics in a bid “to prolong my career”. The 35-year-old, who won the second of his two titles at the All England Club in 2010 and landed the Olympic singles title in 2008, revealed his decision on his Twitter feed. “I have […]

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Osaka still set to play Wimbledon, say organisers

Written by on 16 June 2021

Wimbledon organisers say Japanese star Naomi Osaka is still down to play at the Grand Slam event which starts later this month and has not given any indication she will skip it. The 23-year-old four-time Grand Slam winner said following her withdrawal from the French Open that she was taking some time out of the […]

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Watford sign Danny Rose from Tottenham on free transfer

Written by on 16 June 2021

Watford have confirmed the signing of defender Danny Rose on a two-year deal following his departure from Tottenham. Left-back Rose, 30, was released at the end of his Spurs contract, having spent last season training with the club’s under-23s. The Hornets secured an immediate return to the Premier League after finishing second in the Championship […]

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Russia make changes for Finland Euro 2020 clash

Written by on 16 June 2021

Russia have made three changes for their key Euro 2020 Group B game against Finland in Saint Petersburg on Wednesday as they aim to bounce back from losing 3-0 to Belgium in their opening match. Aleksei Miranchuk of Atalanta comes in along with centre-back Igor Diveev, with Andrei Semenov and veteran Yuri Zhirkov making way […]

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Liverpool given go-ahead to expand Anfield stadium

Written by on 15 June 2021

Liverpool have been given the go-ahead to expand Anfield by around 7,000 seats, taking the total capacity at their historic stadium to more than 61,000. City council planners voted in favour of the redevelopment of the Anfield Road Stand on Tuesday, despite concerns expressed by residents and environmental groups about the impact on nearby Stanley […]

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‘I’m fine’ ― Eriksen appears in first picture, provides update on condition

Written by on 15 June 2021

Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen has revealed that he’s doing fine despite suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s EURO 2020 clash with Finland. Eriksen also released a picture himself in a thumbs-up pose in the hospital. In a message posted to the Danish Football Union’s twitter page, Eriksen said: “Hello everyone. Big thanks for your sweet […]

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Euro 2020: Czech Republic beat Scotland 2-0

Written by on 14 June 2021

Scotland’s long-awaited return to a major international tournament was ruined by Patrik Schick’s slick finishing as the Czech Republic won 2-0 at Hampden on Monday to move top of Euro 2020 Group D. Schick’s header just before half-time opened the scoring, but it was his stunning strike from just inside the Scotland half after the […]

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UEFA Demands Ukraine Make Changes To ‘Political’ Jersey

Written by on 11 June 2021

UEFA on Thursday demanded that Ukraine make changes to their jersey for Euro 2020 to remove a “political” slogan that sparked protests from Russia. European football’s governing body said the message “Glory to the Heroes”, a rallying cry during the 2014 anti-Russia protests in Ukraine that is featured inside the shirt, was “clearly political in […]

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