Neymar promises ‘lots of trophies’ as PSG win


Neymar promised to win “lots of trophies” after receiving a warm welcome as he was introduced to Paris St-Germain supporters on Saturday. The Brazil forward, 25, joined the French club from Barcelona for a fee of 222m euros (£200m) and he will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year. “I’m delighted to be here for this new challenge,” said Neymar as ...

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Usain Bolt beaten by Justin Gatlin in 100m final


Justin Gatlin won his second world 100m title 12 years after his first to ruin eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt’s final individual race. Bolt, who retires after next week’s 4x100m relay, was third behind American Gatlin, who clocked 9.92 seconds, and Christian Coleman (9.94). Bolt’s 9.95 seconds equalled his best effort of 2017 but he always trailed. Gatlin – banned ...

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Neymar Paris St-Germain French league debut delayed


Brazil forward Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will not play in Paris St-Germain’s first French league match of the season after his documents failed to be lodged in time. His international transfer certificate missed a midnight deadline, so he will watch Saturday’s match against Amiens from the stands, the league said. But he will be presented to supporters before ...

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Dasor, Eke fail to progress at World Athletics Championships


Ghana’s Emmanuel Dasor and Nadia Eke’s first taste of the World Championships did not go too well as they could not progress in their respective events. Nadia Eke came 23rd in qualifying for the finals of the women’s triple jump slated for Monday. The defending African champion recorded a distance 13.54 meters which was below the qualifying mark of 14.20 ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo tells Spanish court he ‘wants to return to England’


Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly told a Madrid court last week he wants to return to England. The Real Madrid forward appeared in court last Monday to deny he had evaded about £13m in tax by using three off-shore companies based in the British Virgin Islands. Ronaldo told the court he believed he had paid more tax than he should since he ...

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World Championships: Mo Farah defends his10,000m title in London


Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah claimed World Championship 10,000m gold for a third successive time with a stunning display at London Stadium. The Briton edged to the front with 800m to go and despite being almost tripped on his last lap, clocked 26 minutes and 49 seconds – his best time since 2011. Joshua Cheptegei of Uganda was second in ...

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Neymar: It’s sad people think Paris St-Germain move was motivated by money


Brazil forward Neymar says it is “sad” that people think his world record move from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain was motivated by money. The 25-year-old joined the French club for a fee of 222m euros (£200m) and he will earn 45m euros (£40.7m) a year. Neymar, who could play in PSG’s first league match of the season on Saturday, said his price was “not ...

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Man U trio leads UEFA Europa League Player of the Season shortlist


Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have been shortlisted for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award. All three were inspirational in Manchester United winning the competition last term, a triumph that completed the English giants’ set of major UEFA club trophies. Mkhitaryan and Pogba were on target in the 2-0 victory over Ajax in the ...

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Neymar pays 222m euros buyout fee for PSG transfer


Barcelona forward Neymar has paid his buyout clause of 222m euros (£200m), the Spanish club say. Neymar, 25, is set to sign for Paris St-Germain for a world record fee, after telling Barca he wanted to leave on Wednesday. The Brazil international’s lawyers paid the sum in person at Barca’s offices. Earlier on Thursday, La Liga rejected an attempt to pay it ...

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Boxing Authority to sue Police Service over injured boxer


The President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, says the entity is planning on taking legal action against the Ghana Police Service in order to aid the situation of welterweight boxer, Isaac Aryee. Aryee was knocked down by a Police vehicle in a hit-and-run incident in May this year leading to injuries to his head and neck. The former ...

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