De Roon downs Sunderland to give Boro hope

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - APRIL 26:  Marten de Roon of Middlesbrough (14) celebrates scoring his sides first goal with team mates during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Sunderland at the Riverside Stadium on April 26, 2017 in Middlesbrough, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Marten de Roon’s early strike earned Middlesbrough a 1-0 win over Premier League basement club Sunderland on Wednesday that kept their faint hopes of survival flickering. The Dutch midfielder scored for the second time in four appearances to earn Boro ...

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Gritty Spurs won’t stop fighting, vows Kane

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his teams opener during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane on February 26, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Harry Kane warned Chelsea that Tottenham won’t stop fighting for the Premier League title after they closed the gap on the leaders with a gritty 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. With just 12 minutes left, Tottenham were in ...

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Monreal strikes again as Arsenal edge Leicester

Arsenal s Hector Belerin tussles with Leicester s Robert Huth during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: April 26th, 2017. Pic credit should read: David Klein/Sportimage PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxUK

Arsenal s Hector  tussles with Leicester s Robert Huth during The Premier League Match AT The Emirates Stage London Picture Date April 26th 2017 Pic Credit should Read David Small Sportimage PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxUK

Left-back Nacho Monreal proved decisive for the second time in four days as Arsenal snatched a late 1-0 victory over champions Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. With a largely sterile game drifting to a goalless draw, Monreal ...

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Anti-terrorism laws have ‘chilling effect’ on vital aid deliveries to Somalia


Wednesday April 26, 2017 Aid organisations’ fear of prosecution under UK and US counter-terror laws hinders provision of humanitarian assistance in areas held by Islamic militants Strict British and US counter-terrorism laws are discouraging humanitarian organisations from delivering vital emergency ...

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‘Best ever’ Messi turns tables on Madrid

MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 23:  Lionel Messi of Barcelona scores their first and equalising goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Bernabeu on April 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique revelled in turning the tables on bitter rivals Real Madrid as Lionel Messi struck deep into stoppage time to edge a thrilling El Clasico 3-2 on Sunday. Messi’s second goal of the night was his 500th ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Real Madrid win over Bayern Munich


Wednesday April 19, 2017 Real Madrid are in the Champions League semi-final for the seventh successive year, having defeated Bayern Munich 4-2, but that does not even begin to tell the story. So much happened, so absorbing was this game, ...

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles, but Americans make progress


Tuesday April 18, 2017 By Jimmy Golen U.S. claims 6 of top 10 spots among men, 2 of top 4 women Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, ...

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Bale out of Bayern return, doubt for Clasico

MUNICH, GERMANY - APRIL 12: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid shakes hand with head coach Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid  during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Real Madrid CF at Allianz Arena on April 12, 2017 in Munich, Germany.  (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale as they look to book their place in a record seventh straight Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Bale is sidelined by the recurrence of an ankle problem picked up in ...

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Chelsea masterclass gives Jose his mojo back

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on April 4, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

As Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho sauntered down the Old Trafford touchline ostentatiously pointing at the club crest on his gilet, the message was clear: I’m still the man. Mourinho has had a challenging first season at the United helm, ...

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Leicester wait on injury doubt Morgan

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 17:  Wes Morgan of Leicester City in action during a training session at their Belvoir drive traning centre prior to the Champins League match on April 17, 2017 in Leicester, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

A decision on whether captain Wes Morgan will face Atletico Madrid in Leicester City’s Champions League quarter-final second leg will be taken on Tuesday, manager Craig Shakespeare said on Monday. Morgan has missed Leicester’s last six games with a nerve ...

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