Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) made their debut at the 2018 Olympics yesterday but were routed by the United States as mixed doubles curling launched competition at the Pyeongchang Games.
West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez was yesterday charged by the Football Association over an incident involving Brighton’s Gaetan Bong during which he was accused of using racist language.
Paris St Germain coach Unai Emery believes the football world should be grateful to the nouveau riche clubs like his and Manchester City for shaking up the game and threatening the dominance of Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Serie A leaders Napoli face a tough test of their title hopes when they host bruised Lazio this weekend, while Juventus travel to Florence ready to pounce before they play Tottenham in the Champions League.
Leicester manager Claude Puel says he hopes Riyad Mahrez can “get his head right” and rejoin the team, confirming the Algeria international will not feature against Manchester City tomorrow.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger weighed into the debate about simulation in the Premier League by suggesting that English players may have become ‘the masters of diving’ ahead of the north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley tomorrow.