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Report: French authorities investigating Russia and Qatar World Cup bidsFrench prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have questioned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, according to reports.
Ex-Newcastle winger Sylvain Marveaux arrested in tax fraud probeSylvain Marveaux is one of four men arrested in France in relation to the ongoing tax scandal probe, which saw Newcastle United and West Ham United's grounds raided.
Carl Frampton tweets Alexis Sanchez after "swollen lip"Two-weight world champion Carl Frampton calls Alexis Sanchez "embarrassing" after the Arsenal star posted a picture on social media of a "swollen lip".
Liverpool's new kit to mark 125th anniversaryLiverpool reveal their new home kit for the 2017-18 campaign as they mark their 125th anniversary.
Peter Crouch reveals oatcake addictionVeteran Stoke City striker Peter Crouch reveals an addiction to oatcakes with "just butter and cheese".
Olympic pole vaulter Shawn Barber comes outWorld champion pole vaulter Shawn Barber comes out in a post on Facebook.
Jamie Vardy mansion 'under attack from foxes'Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has installed a steel ring around his £2.5m mansion to protect his land from foxes, according to a report.
Apr 26, 20:36
Ugo Ehiogu's wife sets up JustGiving page to create charity in memory of footballerUgo Ehiogu's wife Gemma receives more than £11,000 in donations after setting up a JustGiving page with the aim of creating a charity in memory of the late footballer.
Apr 24, 20:41
'The Sun' apologises to Everton midfielder Ross Barkley for "gorilla" slurThe Sun prints an apology to Everton and England footballer Ross Barkley over an article in which former editor Kelvin MacKenzie compared him to a gorilla.
Apr 22, 09:49
Adam Johnson 'brags about sexual assault' in secret filmFormer Sunderland winger Adam Johnson is secretly filmed in jail saying that he wishes he had raped his 15-year-old victim.
Apr 21, 13:08
Man arrested, charged over Borussia Dortmund bus attackProsecutors in Germany confirm that a man suspected of being behind the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus on April 11 has been arrested and charged.
Apr 21, 10:39
Ugo Ehiogu dies after cardiac arrest at Tottenham Hotspur training groundFormer England defender Ugo Ehiogu dies in hospital after suffering a heart attack at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground on Thursday morning.
Apr 21, 09:18
Southampton's multi-million pound Chinese investment back on?A report claims that Southampton could still be subject to a takeover attempt from a Chinese firm, as Lander Holdings are looking to get a deal over the line.
Apr 20, 20:14
Crystal Palace chairman joins 'Dragons' Den'Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish joins the lineup of BBC business series Dragons' Den.
Apr 20, 18:50
Tranmere Rovers ban 'The Sun' newspaperNational League outfit Tranmere Rovers join fellow Merseyside clubs Liverpool and Everton in banning The Sun newspaper.
Apr 20, 18:09
GB Olympic high jump medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorbike crashGermaine Mason, a high jump silver medallist for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympic Games, dies at the age of 34 following a motorbike accident in Jamaica.
Apr 20, 14:49
Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prisonFormer New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in prison, where he was serving a lifetime sentence for murder.
Apr 19, 17:32
Tennis star Serena Williams 'announces she is 20 weeks pregnant'Tennis star Serena Williams appears to announce on Snapchat that she is 20 weeks pregnant.
Apr 19, 16:37
Vijay Mallya arrested, bailed in LondonForce India boss Vijay Mallya was arrested in London on Tuesday.
Apr 19, 10:08
Jose Mourinho 'wins £1,000 in Manchester United sweepstake'Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho earns £1,000 from his players and staff after drawing Sergio Garcia in a Masters sweepstake.
Apr 18, 17:13
Jack Wilshere: 'Belief in God motivates me'Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere reveals that a belief in God helps him through periods out injured.
Apr 18, 16:58
Anthony Stokes victim of explicit video leakBlackburn Rovers striker Anthony Stokes falls victim to a hack which sees explicit photos and videos of him and his girlfriend leaked online.
Apr 18, 16:17
Southampton Chinese investment called offTalks over proposed investment into Southampton by Chinese firm Lander Sports is abandoned.
Apr 18, 16:06
Football fan dies after being pushed from stand in ArgentinaAn Argentine football fan dies from head injuries two days after being pushed from the stand by fellow supporters who accused him of cheering on a rival team.
Apr 18, 15:22
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez reveals bladder problemAtletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez says that he has been forced to play "with an internal catheter" due to a bladder problem.
Apr 17, 12:54
Jamie O'Hara fined and given ultimatum by Billericay TownBillericay Town owner Glenn Tamplin fines Jamie O'Hara and warns him of his future conduct after confronting a Leatherhead fan in Billericay's 3-2 defeat on Saturday.
Apr 17, 09:17
Panama midfielder Amilcar Henriquez shot and killedPanama midfielder Amilcar Henriquez dies after being shot while leaving his home in Colon province on Saturday.
Apr 16, 10:30
Marc Bartra released from hospital after Borussia Dortmund bus attackBorussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra is released from hospital four days after being injured in an attack on the team's bus.
Apr 15, 22:04
Investigators: 'Borussia Dortmund bus attack may not have Islamist links'German prosecutors doubt the authenticity of letters linking the attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus on radical Islamists, with suspicion now turning to the far right.
Apr 15, 12:40
'The Sun' suspends columnist Kelvin MacKenzie over Liverpool articleThe Sun suspends columnist Kelvin MacKenzie over his derogatory remarks regarding the people of Liverpool, one day before the anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
Apr 14, 20:16
Marc Bartra: 'Borussia Dortmund bus attack was worst experience of my life'Borussia Dortmund's Marc Bartra says that he experienced the "longest and hardest 15 minutes" of his life on Tuesday night following the team bus bomb attack.
Apr 14, 15:32
Report: Premier League clubs reminded of 'severe' security threat levelPremier League clubs are reportedly reminded that the security threat level in the UK remains at 'severe' following Tuesday's attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus.
Apr 13, 23:05
Leicester City working to establish 'full facts' over Madrid clashesLeicester City confirm that they are working with UEFA and the Spanish authorities to discover the "full facts" behind scuffles involving fans and police in Madrid.
Apr 13, 20:14
AC Milan sold to Chinese consortium Rossoneri Sport Investment LuxItalian giants AC Milan are sold to Chinese consortium Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux, previous holding company Fininvest confirm.
Apr 13, 14:38
Security stepped up for Manchester United's Europa League tie in BrusselsManchester United will be followed by armed police en route to the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Thursday night as security is stepped up, a report claims.
Apr 13, 09:12
Ross Barkley lawyer says Everton midfielder was "victim of an unprovoked attack"Matt Himsworth, Ross Barkley's lawyer, confirms that the Everton midfielder was the victim of an "unprovoked attack" in a Liverpool bar on Sunday.
Apr 10, 14:55
Merseyside Police looking into video reportedly showing assault on Ross BarkleyMerseyside Police say that they are making enquiries after a video emerged on social media appearing to show Everton midfielder Ross Barkley being punched in the face.
Apr 10, 13:15
Ex-England star Brian Moore suffers heart attackFormer England hooker Brian Moore is recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack.
Apr 8, 13:45
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke 'robbed at gunpoint in Spanish capital'A report claims that Koke was threatened at gunpoint for his £70,000 watch, less than 48 hours before Atletico Madrid's derby meeting with Real Madrid.
Apr 7, 22:35
Real Madrid star Isco forced to deny Barcelona rumours after crisp packet photoReal Madrid midfielder Isco rubbishes transfer rumours linking him to arch-rivals Barcelona after a social media faux pas involving a Barca-branded packet of crisps.
Apr 7, 12:45