Brazil’s Roberto Firmino (centre) celebrates after scoring against Honduras during their friendly in Porto Alegre on Sunday. Reuters
A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten.
Lionel Messi still “loves” the Argentine national team despite more than a decade of disappointments, international team-mate Sergio Aguero said on Thursday as the pair prepare for the Copa America in neighboring Brazil.
Star forward Neymar’s injury absence changes nothing for Brazil at the Copa America, midfielder Casemiro said on Thursday, insisting that the hosts must triumph come what may.
England international Sterling scored a brace in the second half as West Ham’s defence went AWOL in Nanjing.
Madrid: England right-back Kieran Trippier has joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, the Spanish club said on Wednesday. Atletico said on their website they had signed a “fantastic and experienced player from the Champions League runner up” and added Trippier had agreed a three-year deal. Spanish and British media said Atletico
London: Opening batsman Jason Roy -- not even a regular top-order batsman for Surrey in red-ball cricket -- has been named in England’s Test squad for the first time for the one-off match against Ireland starting at Lord’s next Wednesday. While Roy, who accumulated 443 runs in England’s triumphant 50-overs World Cup campaign, has been
Hoping to emulate the legendary Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, Jon Rahm said on Wednesday that he would “love” to become the second Spaniard to win the British Open this week, 40 years on from Ballesteros’ first major win at Royal Lytham and St Annes. The late Ballesteros won the Claret Jug three times, but Spain is yet to have a second