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  • Olympic chiefs give green light to participation of Russian athletes as neutrals

    Olympic chiefs give green light to participation of Russian athletes as neutrals

    The IOC's executive board "decided that Individual Neutral Athletes (AINs) who have qualified through the existing qualification systems of the International Federations (IFs) on the field of play will be declared eligible to compete at the Olympic Games Paris 2024"."No Russian or Belarusian governm...

  • Rashford must fight for Man Utd place, says Ten Hag

    Rashford must fight for Man Utd place, says Ten Hag

    "Rashford is an incredible, good player," Ten Hag said on Friday. "You can't do it with 11 players, he can't play every game, he's not in this moment in the form he was last year but I am sure he will get there.

  • Klopp happy with Liverpool's progress after team rebuild

    Klopp happy with Liverpool's progress after team rebuild

    "We had to replace a few of the strongest characters in world football - did that with a few of the strongest characters in world football. Our new leadership group are all experienced world-class footballers so that's helpful, with a real understanding of a team dynamic," said Klopp.

  • Ten Hag admits he was warned off 'impossible' Man Utd job

    Ten Hag admits he was warned off 'impossible' Man Utd job

    "Everyone was telling me 'You can't succeed in that job'," said the 53-year-old. "They said it was impossible. Me? I wanted the challenge."

  • Postecoglou bullish his plan will turn Tottenham into 'big club'

    Postecoglou bullish his plan will turn Tottenham into 'big club'

    "For me these are the important times because this will show what kind of football team we want to be. You can sort of shy away, say we have injuries, we're playing Man City away but you're either going to be a club that tries to knock off the big clubs or you are a big club. You are one or the othe...

  • Unbeaten Bayern flying under the radar ahead of visit to Frankfurt

    Unbeaten Bayern flying under the radar ahead of visit to Frankfurt

    Bayern's squad were put through extended sessions in the cold ahead of the trip to Frankfurt, with cameras showing Tuchel brandishing a colourful tactics board to get his message across amidst the Bavarian snow.The visitors face a Frankfurt side who have gone off the boil in recent weeks, suffering...

  • Arsenal boss Arteta says he cannot stop touchline emotion

    Arsenal boss Arteta says he cannot stop touchline emotion

    "I would like to be with my players because we work closely every single day to achieve what we want, which is to win the games and when you get those moments in sport you should be able to do that," Arteta said.

  • Returning Osaka targets Paris Olympics, more Grand Slam titles

    Returning Osaka targets Paris Olympics, more Grand Slam titles

    She has won four major titles, triumphing in the 2019 and 2021 Australian Opens, and winning the US Open in 2018 and 2020.Osaka will make her return to Grand Slam tennis at the Australian Open in January and says she will have a different mindset now that she is a mother....

  • Argentina to face old foe Chile in Copa America

    Argentina to face old foe Chile in Copa America

    Argentina, beaten by Chile in Santiago on penalties a year earlier in 2015, also lost the 2016 final on spot-kicks, with Messi blazing his penalty over the bar.The Argentine captain later announced a short-lived retirement from international football after the defeat, before reversing the move and c...

  • Nadal not certain 2024 will be last year of his career

    Nadal not certain 2024 will be last year of his career

    "There's every chance that it's going to be my last year and I'm going to enjoy the tournaments in that way," Nadal said in a video posted on his social media accounts."I don't want to announce it because in the end I don't know what can happen and I have to give myself the opportunity not to say on...