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Blackpool & Exeter into League Two play-off final as both ties finish 6-5 on aggregate

Blackpool & Exeter into League Two play-off final as both ties finish 6-5 on aggregate

Blackpool’s players celebrate at the end of a remarkable League Two play-off semi-final second leg Blackpool reached the League Two play-off final as an injury-time own goal ended Luton’s promotion hopes at the end of a remarkable, see-sawing tie. The Hatters, trailing 3-2 from the first leg, fell further behind when Nathan Delfouneso opened the […]

Ex-MotoGP champion Hayden’s condition ‘extremely critical’

Ex-MotoGP champion Hayden’s condition ‘extremely critical’

Nicky Hayden’s fiancee Jackie, brother Tommy and mother Rose are with him Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden is in an “extremely critical” condition and has his family by his side after suffering “serious cerebral damage” in a cycling accident on Wednesday. The 35-year-old American collided with a car while cycling on the Rimini coastline. He […]

Korea no-go zone to open for 2018 Winter Olympians

Korea no-go zone to open for 2018 Winter Olympians

The demilitarised zone is one of the most heavily guarded areas in the world North Korean athletes will be allowed to travel through the demilitarised no-go zone into South Korea as a symbolic peace gesture before next year’s Winter Olympic Games, organisers have promised. The 4km-wide zone has huge numbers of armed troops stationed on […]

Spurs won’t pay huge wages – Pochettino

Spurs won’t pay huge wages – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs “need younger players like Dele Alli” Tottenham will not try to compete with clubs offering huge wages to transfer targets, says boss Mauricio Pochettino. Spurs will finish second in the Premier League to qualify for the Champions League group stages for a second year in a row, but Pochettino says that […]

Ex-MotoGP champion Hayden in hospital after accident

Ex-MotoGP champion Hayden in hospital after accident

Kentucky-born rider Nicky Hayden spent 13 years racing in MotoGP Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has been injured after he was hit by a car while cycling in Italy. The 35-year-old, who has been racing for Red Bull Honda’s World Superbike team this year, is being treated at a hospital in Cesena. The American competed […]

Highlights: Late drama as Nobbs goal sees Arsenal hold Chelsea

Dinghy Sailing RYA level 1 Highlights: Late drama as Nobbs goal sees Arsenal hold Chelsea

Ward saves two Sheff Weds penalties to send Huddersfield into play-off final

Ward saves two Sheff Weds penalties to send Huddersfield into play-off final

Huddersfield’s Danny Ward saved penalties from Sam Hutchinson and Fernando Forestieri Huddersfield Town beat Sheffield Wednesday on penalties to reach the Championship play-off final. Terriers keeper Danny Ward saved from Sam Hutchinson and Fernando Forestieri in the shootout to give Town a 4-3 win. Steven Fletcher put the Owls ahead when he headed home Barry […]

Ronaldo breaks Greaves record to put Real one point from title

Ronaldo breaks Greaves record to put Real one point from title

Cristiano Ronaldo took his tally to 24 goals in 29 La Liga games this season Cristiano Ronaldo broke Jimmy Greaves’ 46-year European scoring record as Real Madrid moved within a point of their first Spanish title since 2012. Ronaldo, 31, fired Madrid ahead with his 367th goal in one of Europe’s top-five leagues, eclipsing the […]

Man City close in on Champions League spot

Man City close in on Champions League spot

Kevin de Bruyne has been involved in 22 league goals this season with 16 assists and six goals Manchester City clinched an emphatic win over West Brom to move back up to third place in the Premier League with one game remaining. A point in their final game at Watford on Sunday will now be […]

Maria Sharapova: French Open decides against giving former champion a wildcard

Maria Sharapova: French Open decides against giving former champion a wildcard

Sharapova is playing at the Italian Open in Rome this week Maria Sharapova will miss the French Open after tournament officials decided not to give the two-time champion a wildcard. The Russian, 30, was ranked too low to gain direct entry as she continues her return from a 15-month drugs ban. “There can be a […]