Washington Redskins confirm name change

The Washington Redskins have announced that they will retire the ‘Redskins’ nickname and logo after a “thorough review” following increased pressure from anti-racism groups. The NFL franchise confirmed that they were considering a name change at the start of this…

Broad casts long shadow over England’s first Test defeat

It’s no great industry secret to reveal that if a player is dropped and wants to get their side of the story across, their agent tends to do their bidding. Whatever the sport, the two key elements are the information…

Bournemouth still ‘alive’ in relegation fight, says Howe

Eddie Howe declared Bournemouth’s Premier League relegation scrap “alive” after an astonishing second-half fightback shocked Champions League-chasing Leicester. Dominic Solanke ended his top-flight goal drought with a timely brace as the struggling Cherries dragged themselves back from the brink to…

Miguel Delaney Man City decision maintains football’s uneasy balance of power

As Manchester City celebrated, and some figures in Uefa raged, there were others within the governing body who were just relieved to see the back of this case. That’s what a weight it had been. And it could have got…

Tuilagi keeps England career alive after joining Sale Sharks

Manu Tuilagi will remain eligible for England selection after joining Sale Sharks until the end of next season. The 29-year-old centre left Leicester Tigers earlier this week after rejecting the 25 per cent pay cut that the club attempted to…

La Liga president says CAS ‘not up to standard’ after City ban verdict

The president of La Liga has hit out at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) after they overturned Manchester City’s two-year European ban, and claimed that the institution is “not up to standard”. The Premier League club won its…

Abusive coach or winner? Why does figure skating supremo Eteri Tutberidze’s dominance trigger such uproar? Or is it envy?

The Inaugural ISU Skating Awards ceremony was held on July 11, with Tutberidze leapfrogging two other nominees – Rafael Arutyunyan and Brian Orser – for the right to be called the world’s best figure-skating coach. What seemed to be an…

NFL’s Washington Redksins to retire name & logo after pressure from sponsors to rebrand

READ MORE: Washington Redskins name change ‘imminent’ after pressure from sponsors amid racial tensions in the United States – reports “On July 3, we announced the commencement of a thorough review of the team’s name,” the team said in a…

United condemn racist abuse aimed at McGoldrick after Chelsea win

Sheffield United have condemned racist abuse which was directed at striker David McGoldrick on social media. McGoldrick, who scored twice in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Chelsea, wrote “2020 and this is life” as he shared a screengrab of a message…

Man City defuse ‘atomic bomb’ to leave Uefa with own problems to solve

The “atomic bomb” has been dismantled. There are some within Uefa that fear there could be similar long-term implications for Financial Fair Play. Manchester City feel vindicated, and emboldened, with their own short-, medium- and long-term future greatly enhanced. That’s…