Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale (top) vies for the ball with Eibar’s Cote during their Spanish League match in Madrid on Saturday. Assoicated Press
Players and officials called for online trolls to be outed on Monday after an Australian Rules star was branded a "monkey" as racism again reared its head in the popular sport, days after a sexism row.
The social media comments were directed at West Coast Eagles forward Liam Ryan after he was reported for striking Brisbane Lions defender Darcy Gardiner.
A post on the official AFL Instagram account of Channel 7 -- a broadcast partner -- asked fans if the indigenous player should be suspended, to which some responded with racist language.
The 46-year-old Norwegian has guided United to 14 wins in 19 matches in all competitions as caretaker boss since replacing the sacked Jose Mourinho in December.
European football's governing body said Ronaldo was facing charges of "improper conduct" after he mimicked Diego Simeone's crotch-grabbing 'cojones' gesture in last Tuesday's 3-0 win that sent Juventus through 3-2 on aggregate.
Defending French Open champion Rafael Nadal said on Sunday that he can’t wait to hit the clay courts of Roland Garros after claiming his first title this season and ninth Italian Open trophy. French Open champion Simona Halep meanwhile has said won’t be burdened by expectations that she can repeat last year’s triumph
London: Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City will ultimately be judged on whether they win the Champions League despite wrapping up an unprecedented domestic treble with a 6-0 whipping of Watford in the FA Cup final. The 48-year-old Spaniard said in the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s rout the domestic treble
Departing Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri bid farewell to the Turin fans in the team’s final home game this season on Sunday, a 1-1 stalemate against Atalanta that kept the visitors’ hopes of a first-ever Champions League qualification alive. The Juventus fans paid tribute to Allegri, who the club’s management