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November 12, 2018 5:19 PM Samir Nasri set for Premier League return with West Ham after doping ban

Ex-Manchester City star Samir Nasri is likely to be offered a contract by West Ham worth £80,000 a week, Sky News understands. It is understood the Frenchman, who is about to return to football following an 18 month doping ban, is currently undergoing a medical at the London club. Nasri, 31, was suspended from playing after breaking drug rules by having 9

November 9, 2018 10:30 AM Women's World T20: Katherine Brunt ruled out with a back injury

England have been dealt a major blow before the Women's World Twenty20 after all-rounder Katherine Brunt was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury. Brunt, 33, has a recurring back problem which flared up again during a warm-up game against India on Wednesday. She will be replaced in the England squad by Fran Wilson, a member of the World Cup-winning 10

November 4, 2018 3:48 PM Beckham in line for top US honour

HE MAY have been denied a knighthood, but David Beckham's new billion-dollar football team could net him America's top civilian honour. The 42-year-old former Manchester United and England captain is being quietly lined up as a contender for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It claimed they will have sunk $1billion (£782million) into the project by the time Inter 12

October 31, 2018 9:34 AM World Cup expansion to 48 teams could happen at Qatar 2022, says Fifa

The expansion of the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams could be brought forward from 2026 to 2022, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino. The change would require Qatar to share 2022 hosting duties with other countries in the region. The decision has already been taken to expand the tournament in 2026, when it will be held in the USA, Canada and Mexico, and Infantino 10

October 30, 2018 6:14 PM Leicester helicopter crash: Foxes will face Cardiff on Saturday following death of owner

Leicester City's Premier League match at Cardiff on Saturday will go ahead following the death of owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash. Srivaddhanaprabha and four others were killed in the crash outside the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Tuesday's EFL Cup tie between Leicester and Southampton was postponed. There will be a minute's silence 8

October 30, 2018 11:26 AM Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder signs new contract until 2024

Tottenham's England midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2024. He has played in six Premier League games this season - including Monday's loss to Manchester City - but has not scored since the opening day. "I've loved my time at Spurs so far," Alli said on Instagram. "I'm very excited to see what the future 8

October 27, 2018 2:18 PM Former England manager Glenn Hoddle 'seriously ill in hospital'

The football legend is taken ill on his 61st birthday, shortly after beginning his punditry duties on BT Sport. Hoddle fell ill shortly after he began his punditry duties on BT Sport and the show was cancelled as a result. Broadcaster Jake Humphrey, who works alongside Hoddle for BT, broke the news on Twitter. He wrote: "Our friend & colleague Glenn 20

October 19, 2018 3:49 AM Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and... staying safe

Jo Brand is a woman with staying power - she's been on our radar for the best part of three decades and the media have cast her as everything from man-hater to national treasure during that time. We asked Brand about that moment, the #MeToo backlash, Strictly Come Dancing - and if it's OK to ogle men in wet shirts. "I was surprised [by the reaction] 26

October 18, 2018 5:12 PM Kremlin Cup: Britain's Johanna Konta reaches second semi-final of 2018

British number one Johanna Konta reached just her second WTA semi-final of the year by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Both players had chances in a tight decider before Konta prevailed 6-2 2-6 7-6 (7-2) against the world number 31. The victory takes Konta, who has dropped to 44th in the world rankings, into her first 8

October 18, 2018 7:31 AM Katy Daley-Mclean eyes 100th England cap after being named in squad

Former World Cup-winning captain Katy Daley-Mclean could win her 100th cap after being named in England's squad of 28 for the autumn internationals. Uncapped players Claudia Macdonald, Tatyana Heard, Carys Williams, Lucy Attwood, Ellie Mulhearn, Sarah Beckett and Ellena Perry are also included. England begin against USA on 9 November and also face Canada 20