UEFA to ask Federation Internationale de Football Association for 16 places at expanded 2026 World Cup
We can push and be outvoted, but we think it is realistic to ask for 16 slots at least, plus another condition that each European team is in different groups. The ECA will have "two full member positions" on the Uefa executive under Ceferin's plan. ... More..
In 43 appearances against the Premier League's top sides, Mata has scored 13 goals and assisted a further 10 to record a minutes-per-goal/assist ratio of 148.6. Somewhere between the current Premier League st...More..
In the list of top batsmen, South Africa's AB de Villiers now holds the second spot in ICC cricket rankings in ODIs. For the bowlers, South Africa's Chris Morris took 4/31, with Wayne Parnell bagging two wi...More..
TMZ Sports has obtained the witness statement in the Charles Oakley incident at MSG - in which Knicks staffers claimed Oakley went on a verbal tear trashing white people, cops and Jimmy Dolan after things go...More..
Chelsea FC manager Antonio Conte has insisted that there are still five teams fighting for the title , including Manchester United, ahead of Sunday's clash with Burnley. I think it's important for my daughter...More..
In addition to this, he is also the fastest to achieve the milestone playing in his 45 Tests. Ashwin, who was rested for the recently concluded T20 series against England, became the fastest bowler ever to ta...More..
Nevertheless the defeat at Hull appears to have been something of a wake-up call for Klopp in terms of what he expects from the players and what they are delivering. It is a brilliant record and shows they ...More..
Or maybe not. He is who he is - a brawler - and he knows a win will put him in an excellent position to get a fat payday. Boetsch (20-10 overall, 11-9 with the UFC) has fought for the world's top MMA promotio...More..
Both teams won their opening fixtures of the tournament, with Wales storming back to beat Italy 33-7 in Rome on Sunday after England's 19-16 defeat of France at Twickenham a day prior to that. England dug ...More..
Westbrook scored 11 points in the third quarter, and by the time he sat for his usual rest late in the period, the Thunder led 79-71. Durant had faced the Thunder twice this season, both times in Oracle Arena...More..
Like his predecessor, Alastair Cook, Root will have a central contract with the ECB for Test cricket worth about £700,000 with a £175,000 supplement for being captain. Broad was recognised for his services to c...More..
However, much of the first half belonged to the Golden State Warriors, to the point where Durant's new team held a commanding lead over Durant's old team. Draymond Green added six points, eight rebounds and eig...More..
A medical report from Barca said he underwent surgery on Saturday night in a hospital in Vitoria and will be out of action for five months. Barcelona confirmed in a statement that the Spain global was opera...More..
It remains to be seen what would go back to Cincinnati in this deal, but the Braves have a ton of capital in a farm system the team has rebuilt over the past couple years. The Reds won't be getting any of the b...More..
Saha was on four then. That's when an Ishant Sharma delivery bounced awkwardly and hit Mushfiqur Rahim on the fingers. This was not the first time Shakib played such a hurried, irresponsible shot. "Actually...More..
Their 10-0 run in the latter portion of the period helped them take a 33-28 lead into the second quarter. The Cavs only led 59-55 at halftime and didn't exactly dazzle defensively in the first 24 minutes. Mal...More..
Miami, which fell 1½ games behind idle Detroit for the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot, hadn't lost since January 13 at Milwaukee. Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo announced that Embiid had a sl...More..
Silva dropped his hands on several occasions and attempted several spinning strikes, including a spinning back kick which connected. Brunson threw some short punches before they separated. Ando was showing off ...More..
We've had the chances and dominated the game, and once again I have to say well done to the players. The result means Everton stay seventh in the table, while Boro, who travel to fellow strugglers Crystal P...More..
England won the toss and put Pakistan into bat. Pakistan openers once again gave green shirts a wonderful start and constructed a double-century opening stand. Matthew James Page was their top scorer with 41 ru...More..
The Hawkeyes' road woes continued as they fell to 1-7 in away games and in this case, it looked as though they simply ran out of gas in the second half. McCaffery said. "I think Peter Jok's a tough kid and he'...More..
The Suns already were without Chandler's backup, Alex Len , who was suspended by the National Basketball Association for one game for leaving the bench during an altercation with the Grizzlies in Memphis on Wed...More..
On the Michael Kay Show today, Knicks owner James Dolan doubled down on his statements that Oakley "needs help" and "has a problem". "I'm quite sure that everything we've given the press is very, very accurat...More..
However, after learning more about what his role would be within the trip, the two-time Pro Bowl selection has made a decision to opt out. Activists had urged Bennett to pull out of the trip in protest of human...More..
Joe Montana does not rate Tom Brady or himself as the greatest quarterback of all time because he believes "it's hard to put anyone in that bucket". Joe Montana , who won four Super Bowls with the San Franci...More..
Keith Earls opened Ireland's account after 12 minutes following some direct play from the visitors, Jackson converted but Italy hit back immediately with a Carlo Canna penalty. After another successful conv...More..
A number of adults, who Spieth thought were professional autograph seekers, became abusive when the American refused to sign anything for them. One of the men hurled an F-bomb toward Spieth while he was signi...More..
The pair were seen disembarking an Under Armour jet with their two adorable children, Vivian and Benjamin. "She's the best mom in the world", Brady told the station. The Pats have exceeded expectations for al...More..
But Melo was declared academically ineligible for that year's NCAA Tournament, in which Syracuse suffered an Elite Eight loss to Ohio State. After failing to make it in the NBA, Melo played in Puerto Rico and B...More..
The Tigers ended the day with 322 runs on the board with the loss of six wickets. Shakib Al Hasan on 29 and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim on six were at the crease after another tough session dominated by the India...More..
However, Embiid has an answer to anyone hating on him for dancing on stage with Meek Mill: He says he's 23 years old, that he's been doing things like this the whole year and he's not going to stop having fun. ...More..
Gut ruptured the ACL in her left knee but opted against emergency surgery at the hospital in St. Moritz, the Swiss team said in a statement. Holdener, who was down in seventh after the opening downhill with a...More..
After a block by Mathiang gave Louisville the ball back, Snider hit another 3-pointer to bring Louisville within 44-43. A rare four-point play - Adel was fouled on a 3-pointer - put the Cardinals ahead 59-5...More..
To leave you with more happy thoughts - and confirm that a soccer match was indeed played - here's video of Suarez's first goal , a classic Barcelona goal at that. Barcelona will need its other attackers to s...More..