December 8 2013 Latest news:
Joe Root helped England extend resistance into a final day in their unequal battle to save the second Ashes Test at Adelaide.
Joe Root played arguably his best innings yet to help push the Adelaide Test into a final day but insisted it will only rank highly for him if England somehow close out a stalemate.
Police have arrested three people in connection with a second investigation into football spot-fixing following allegations that a player rigged a Championship game in return for cash.
Paulinho has set his sights on Liverpool as Tottenham look to take a decisive step forward in their quest for Champions League football.
London Lions head coach Vince Macaulay is looking to bounce back from his side’s 82-73 defeat to Glasgow Rocks when they host Birmingham Knights on December 8.
Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn told the players to make sure they were still in the FA Cup before the 1-0 win over Walsall.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hinted he could rotate his side against Bayern Munich on Tuesday in preparation for next weekend’s clash against Arsenal.
Darren Barker surrendered his IBF middleweight title to Germany’s Felix Sturm after a mauling at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart on Saturday night.
Wales manager Chris Coleman believes Aaron Ramsey’s form puts the midfielder on a par with Gareth Bale.
Police have opened a second investigation into football match-fixing following allegations that former Premier League player Sam Sodje rigged a Championship game in return for cash.
Andre Villas-Boas admitted Tottenham were fortunate not to concede a penalty after a handball from Sandro late in their 2-1 win at Sunderland yesterday.
Uruguay may have Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani, but Roy Hodgson reckons the South American nation will be worried about facing England’s own strikeforce next summer.
Roy Hodgson is looking forward to a night at the opera in Manaus after he buried the hatchet with the jungle city’s outspoken mayor.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called for an “ethics committee” to oversee television fixture changes and help to protect clubs from the most testing of schedules.
Andre Villas-Boas saluted the fighting qualities of his Tottenham side after their 2-1 win at Sunderland and said they are in a good position for their upcoming matches against top four rivals Liverpool and Southampton
England international Rachel Williams almost inspired Chelsea Ladies to a dramatic comeback in the final of the International Women’s Club Championship in Tokyo only to fall just short as the Blues lost 4-2.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes his team have made a full recovery from their mauling by Manchester City after they beat Sunderland to reassert themselves in the hunt for Champions League places.
Premier League: Sunderland 1 Tottenham 2
Jose Mourinho was a rumbling volcano after he saw his side concede needless goals and fail to kill off Stoke City as the Blues went down 3-2 at the Britannia Stadium this afternoon.
Premier League: Stoke City 3 Chelsea 2
Premier League: Crystal Palace 2 Cardiff 0
Hammers skipper Kevin Nolan is sent off as their 50-year wait for a win at Anfield continues
Millwall boss Steve Lomas admitted his side had made it harder than they needed to in their 2-1 win over Wigan
Wigan caretaker manager Graham Barrow believes that he will be remaining with the Latics, despite Uwe Rosler taking over as new manager.