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A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Ferran Soriano apologises to Manchester City fans
The club's chief executive wrote to fans admitting a mistake had been made by being involved in the controversial plans.
Apr 21, 19:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal, Man Utd fans accuse clubs of "blatant power grab" over CL reforms
UEFA hopes to announce a final decision on Champions League reforms on Monday.
Apr 16, 10:41
Man City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak pictured in Mar 2019
Man City announce losses of £126m for 2019-20 season
Delayed income from fixtures and players sales and season card refunds resulted in an 11 per cent reduction in revenue.
Apr 6, 15:48
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
City Football Group announces partnership with Club Bolivar
Bolivia's most decorated club will now benefit from the City Football Group's infrastructure, coaching, scouting and contacts.
Jan 12, 10:38
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifts the Premier League trophy on July 22, 2020
Liverpool, Manchester United 'propose radical Premier League changes'
Liverpool and Manchester United reportedly support the idea of a number of changes being made to English football in the future.
Oct 11, 12:56
Manchester City's chief executive Ferran Soriano watches his side on November 17, 2012
Forest Green chairman Dale Vince: 'Idea of B teams in EFL is hideous'
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano suggested the introduction of second-string sides to England's lower tiers.
Oct 8, 16:36
Manchester City's chief executive Ferran Soriano watches his side on November 17, 2012
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano urges restructure of football pyramid
The Government has called on the Premier League to help out the three divisions below.
Oct 7, 15:43
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
Chief exec: 'UEFA allegations against Man City simply not true'
Pep Guardiola's team were on Friday given a two-season ban from European football and fined 30million euros (£24.9million).
Feb 19, 15:05
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reacts on December 3, 2019
Manchester City turns focus back to Premier League after turbulent week
Pep Guardiola's side face the Hammers on Wednesday with a cloud hanging over the club following their two-year UEFA club competition ban.
Feb 18, 15:26
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates on January 26, 2020
Manchester City players 'called in for crisis talks after ban'
Manchester City players were reportedly called in for a crisis meeting on Saturday following news of the club's European ban.
Feb 15, 20:12
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 25, 2020
Manchester City 'monitoring Lionel Messi situation amid Barcelona fallout'
Manchester City are reportedly monitoring any developments with Lionel Messi's fallout with Barcelona ahead of a potential summer bid.
Feb 5, 23:09
Man City boss Pep Guardiola watches on on November 30, 2019
Manchester City chief rules out early Pep Guardiola exit
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano rules out any possibility of Pep Guardiola leaving the club before the end of his current contract in 2021.
Dec 29, 12:09
Benfica's Joao Felix celebrates scoring their second goal against Frankfurt on April 11, 2019
Manchester City 'meet Benfica for Joao Felix talks'
Manchester City meet with Benfica to discuss a summer move for Joao Felix, according to a report.
May 31, 09:46
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
Manchester City consider investing in Indian club
The news comes just a fortnight after CFG acquired a share of Chinese outfit Sichuan Jiuniu.
Mar 4, 22:30
General view of Manchester City's Etihad Stadium taken September 2018
Manchester City announce £65million-a-year Puma kit deal
Contract also covers some of City's sister clubs around the globe.
Feb 28, 08:00
Paulo Dybala nabs the opener during the Champions League group game between Manchester United and Juventus on October 23, 2018
Manchester City CEO 'personally scouts Paulo Dybala'
Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano reportedly went to watch Juventus forward Paulo Dybala in action last month.
Feb 14, 15:33
Patrick Vieira pictured during his time in charge of Manchester City's Under-21 team in October 2015
Patrick Vieira leaves New York City FC for Ligue 1 side Nice
Patrick Vieira is appointed by Nice for his first managerial job in European football, having spent the past two-and-a-half years with New York City FC.
Jun 11, 13:42
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Pep Guardiola refuses to commit long-term future to Manchester City
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola suggests that he is in no hurry to sign a new contract, despite entering the final 12 months of his existing deal.
May 9, 10:32
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola to begin talks on new Manchester City contract
Pep Guardiola suggests that he will remain in charge of Manchester City beyond the end of next season if he still has the "energy and strength to keep going".
Apr 20, 20:15
Lionel Messi in training for Barcelona on February 19, 2018
Manchester City chief insists "no chance" of signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi
Manchester City sporting director Ferran Soriano claims that the club have "no chance" of signing Lionel Messi from Barcelona.
Mar 14, 11:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini reveals biggest mistake that he made at Manchester City
Manuel Pellegrini says that his biggest mistake during his time at Manchester City was indicating that he intends to leave the club after his third campaign.
Mar 6, 19:32
Pep Guardiola celebrates after the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola 'requests £50m transfer budget'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reportedly requests a transfer budget of £50m in order to strengthen this month.
Jan 4, 10:01
Raheem Sterling doth protest too much during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk on September 26, 2017
Raheem Sterling to be rewarded with new Manchester City contract?
England international Raheem Sterling is one of three players Manchester City want to tie down to new long-term deals, according to a report.
Nov 12, 21:09
Alexis Sanchez prays during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Manchester City to return for Alexis Sanchez in January?
Manchester City had a second bid for Alexis Sanchez accepted by Arsenal before the Gunners' move for Thomas Lemar collapsed, according to a report.
Aug 31, 21:50
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Manchester City chief executive rules out Lionel Messi move
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano rules out of the possibility of the club signing five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi from Barcelona.
Jun 15, 19:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Leonardo Bonucci: 'I never called Manchester City'
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci denies that he contacted Manchester City in the summer regarding a transfer to the English club.
Nov 7, 16:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci 'called Manchester City about summer move'
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano says that Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci called the club in the summer about a potential transfer.
Oct 19, 15:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Summer Manchester derby in China
Discussions have reportedly reached an advanced stage regarding a pre-season Manchester derby encounter in China.
Mar 2, 11:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City target Isco 'to stay at Real Madrid'
Real Madrid reportedly inform Manchester City that Isco will not be available for transfer this window.
Jan 10, 19:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City CEO 'in Spain for Isco talks'
Manchester City's chief executive is reportedly in Madrid to speed along a deal for striker Isco.
Dec 29, 17:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United cool interest in Pep Guardiola, keep faith in Louis van Gaal
Manchester United will take a back seat in the chase for Pep Guardiola, leaving the door open for rivals Manchester City at the end of the season.
Dec 6, 08:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City announce Toronto friendly
Toronto will play host to Premier League side Manchester City in a friendly encounter next month.
Apr 8, 15:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City 'plan Pep Guardiola talks'
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola remains Manchester City's first choice to replace Manuel Pellegrini this summer, according to a report.
Mar 22, 08:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Manchester City line up Pep Guardiola swoop
Manchester City will reportedly stick with manager Manuel Pellegrini until the end of next season, before making an approach for Pep Guardiola.
Mar 11, 08:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini 'won't rule out Lionel Messi bid'
Manuel Pellegrini suggests that a move from Manchester City for Lionel Messi may still be possible.
Jan 18, 00:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manuel Pellegrini wants to stay at Manchester City, despite Barcelona rumours
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini insists that he wants to continue his role at the club, despite reports claiming that Barcelona want him.
Jan 9, 15:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona linked with Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini
Report suggests that Barcelona could be plotting a future swoop for Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini.
Jan 9, 01:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City to meet Real Madrid in pre-season friendly
Manchester City and Real Madrid will meet in a pre-season friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground next summer.
Dec 5, 07:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City 'mulling Pep Guardiola approach next summer'
Manchester City reportedly consider an approach for Pep Guardiola next summer to replace Manuel Pellegrini.
Nov 7, 00:41
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to win every trophy, not just five
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini wants to win every trophy his side compete for, disregarding his target of five in five years.
Aug 9, 14:30

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina1891138
JapanJapan174627
United StatesUnited States14161141
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia10141034
AustraliaAustralia921122
Great BritainGreat Britain69924
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Friday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The athletics schedule begins, with 100m sprinter Dina Asher-Smith among the names in action on the opening day. The men's 10,000m final concludes the action, with Team GB's Sam Atkin and Marc Scott taking part in the absence of 2012 and 2016 champion Sir Mo Farah (1am-2.30pm)

ROWING
· Victoria Thornley is Team GB's representative in the women's single sculls final (1.33am)
· Great Britain will be going for gold in the men's eight final (2.25am)

SWIMMING
· Team GB duo Molly Renshaw and Abbie Wood take part in the women's 200m breaststroke final, but new Olympic record-holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa is the hot favourite (2.41am)
· Luke Greenbank has very realistic ambitions of picking up a medal in the men's 200m backstroke final (2.50am)
· There is also British representation in the women's 100m freestyle final, although any medal for Anna Hopkin would be a surprise (2.59am)
· With one gold and one silver already under his belt at these Games, Duncan Scott goes again in the men's 200m individual medley final (3.16am)

TRAMPOLINE
· Bryony Page will be looking to repeat her 2016 heroics in the women's event (5am-7.30pm)

CANOE SLALOM
· Bradley Forbes-Cryans will be looking to emulate Rio gold medallist Joe Clarke in the men's kayak event (6am-9am)

FOOTBALL
· The women's tournament enters the quarter-finals, with Great Britain facing Australia at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium (10am)

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