Sweden’s world pole vault record holder Armand Duplantis can barely wait to make his “childhood dream” come true of competing in his first Olympics this summer in Tokyo, he told AFP.
Olympic 400 metre champion Mack Horton yesterday insisted he has moved on from his feud with China’s Sun Yang and has more things to worry about than potentially locking horns with his rival again in Tokyo.
Atletico Madrid held their nerve to beat Real Sociedad 2-1 on Wednesday night and move within touching distance of winning La Liga.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, who is one short of the Bundesliga’s single-season goal record with two games remaining, left team training early yesterday the club has confirmed. Lewandowski has scored 39 league goals this season – one short of Gerd Mueller’s Bundesliga tally of 40 in 197
Paris Saint-Germain squeaked past Montpellier 6-5 on penalties in Wednesday night’s French Cup semi-final to keep alive their hopes of ending the season with silverware. Spot kicks were required after the two sides were all square at 2-2 after normal time in Montpellier.
The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea later this month has been moved from Istanbul to Porto in the hope of allowing English fans to attend, UEFA announced yesterday. The match on May 29 has been switched to the Estadio do Dragao.
Thomas Tuchel said Chelsea face a “big fight” to finish in the Premier League’s top four after their damaging 1-0 defeat against Arsenal on Wednesday night. Tuchel’s side missed a chance to climb above Leicester into third place as Emile Smith Rowe bagged the first half winner at Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool’s team bus were blocked off on its way to Old Trafford as fan protestors attempted to disrupt their last night’s Premier League clash with Manchester United for a second time in 10 days, British media reported yesterday.
Ante Rebic scored a hat-trick and Theo Hernandez a double as AC Milan thrashed Torino 7-0 on Wednesday night to keep their push for a return to the Champions League for the first time since 2014 on track.
The Los Angeles Lakers raised their 2020 NBA championship banner Wednesday, then scraped a 124-122 victory over the hapless Houston Rockets to keep alive their hopes of direct entry to the 2021 playoffs.