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October 22, 2018 8:35 PM Cristiano Ronaldo insists he is an 'example' amid rape allegation

The Juventus forward, who was speaking in Manchester, said he is "confident" he will be found innocent and he is "very happy". Speaking publicly for the first time since Kathryn Mayorga filed a civil lawsuit claiming he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel room nine years ago, the Juventus forward said the truth will come out. The 33-year-old was speaking 4

October 22, 2018 6:27 PM Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: Juventus forward says 'lawyers confident'

Cristiano Ronaldo says his "lawyers are confident" and "the truth is always coming" as he answered questions at a Juventus news conference about a woman who has accused him of rape. Kathryn Mayorga, 34, has alleged that the former Real Madrid player raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. Speaking 24 hours before facing former club Manchester United 4

October 22, 2018 12:01 PM Remainer celebrities funded buses for the London march

EUROPHILE celebrities and politicians banded together to fund bus travel for thousands of campaigners who descended on London at the weekend in a bid to stop Brexit. TV cook Delia Smith, Star Trek actor Sir Patrick Stewart and Tony Blair’s former spokesman Alastair Campbell were among the famous names who donated £1,000 each to help protestors get to the capital 7

October 21, 2018 12:16 PM Usain Bolt offered Central Coast Mariners contract

Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a professional football contract by Australian side Central Coast Mariners, says his agent Ricky Simms. The 32-year-old Jamaican, who retired from athletics in 2017, has been on trial with the A-League club. "I can confirm Usain has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners," said Simms 6

October 19, 2018 7:08 PM Transfer balls: Hazard to Manchester United because he loves Chelsea

Is Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea for Manchester United? Surely not. But the Manchester Evening News implies that United is on the brilliant Belgian’s radar. The Twitter feed for the Manchester Evening News dedicated to Manchester United news – “Manchester United Football Club news from the Manchester Evening News” – tweets a photo of Hazard and a link to a story 6

October 19, 2018 1:53 PM Jonny Bairstow: England batsman suffers injury playing football in training

Jonny Bairstow could miss England's fourth one-day international against Sri Lanka after twisting his ankle playing football in training. The 29-year-old Yorkshire batsman has not yet been sent for a scan but will be assessed by England's medical staff. England are 2-0 up in the five-match series and have a ready replacement in Alex Hales should he not be passed 6

October 18, 2018 10:58 AM New Spurs stadium Daniel Levy suite and NFL shop almost ready to open

Don’t worry, Spurs fans,  the new multi-sports stadium is on track to open sometime soon. The first part opening for business is the club shop. this Saturday, Spurs will open their new megastore this weekend. Spurs say the club shop is the largest retail space of any European football club in Europe. Lots of shoulder room for American Football fans to get official 7

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 8

October 18, 2018 6:32 AM Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion 'turns down' Valletta contract

Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC, as he continues his pursuit to become a professional footballer. The winner of eight Olympic sprinting titles, who retired from athletics in 2017, is currently on trial at Australia's Central Coast Mariners. Bolt, 32, scored two goals in a recent pre-season friendly but has not been offered 8

October 17, 2018 9:08 PM Clickbait balls: Everton and Liverpool both boast the Premier League’s best goalkeeper

How football journalism works: No.9: be all things to all fans. The Liverpool Echo published two stories on goalkeepers: one on how much better than the rest the Liverpool ‘keeper is; one on how much better than the rest the Everton ‘keeper is. “Alisson Becker is the best goalkeeper in the Premier League and we have the stats to prove it.” “Jordan Pickford’s 6