Philip O'Connor

Midtjylland beat rivals Copenhagen to claim Danish league title

10 Jul 2020

FC Midtjylland scored three second-half goals as they came from behind to beat title rivals FC Copenhagen 3-1 and be crowned champions of Denmark's Superliga in front of 4,800 fans on Thursday, almost a year after the season kicked off.

Long-suffering Liverpool fans get ready to celebrate league title

24 Jun 2020

When Liverpool finally get their hands on the league title again after a 30-year wait, the COVID-19 crisis has ensured the celebrations are going to look a lot different to the joyous scenes that greeted their last success.

Lyon's Hegerberg relishing return after knee injury

08 Jun 2020

Ada Hegerberg's season had been cut short by the time the new coronavirus wiped out the football calendar, but the break has given her time to rehabilitate her injured knee and the Ballon d'Or-winning striker is relishing her return to training. | Video

MMA: Dominant Nunes defeats Spencer to defend featherweight crown

07 Jun 2020

UFC featherweight champion Amanda Nunes dominated Felicia Spencer and scored a comprehensive decision victory on Saturday in retaining her crown, becoming the first two-weight UFC champ to successfully defend both belts.

Amber Barrett ready for relegation battle as Frauen-Bundesliga returns

27 May 2020

Having spent several weeks holed up in isolation in Germany, Irish striker Amber Barrett is eager to help FC Cologne reignite their battle against relegation when action in the Frauen-Bundesliga resumes on Friday. 

Swedish soccer clubs clash with health authorities as season remains on hold

16 May 2020

STOCKHOLM Sweden's elite soccer clubs have accused the country's health authorities of banning them from carrying out their profession as frustration over the COVID-19 pandemic grows.

Mixed Martial Arts: Fighters could lose pay for criticising UFC's COVID-19 safety measures

10 May 2020

UFC fighters taking part at the UFC 249 event in Florida could lose their purses and bonuses if they publicly criticise the fight promotion's health and safety precautions for COVID-19, according to an event participation agreement seen by Reuters.

Gaethje upsets Ferguson to win UFC interim lightweight title

10 May 2020

Justin Gaethje put on a striking masterclass to score a surprise knockout victory over Tony Ferguson and win the interim lightweight title at UFC 249, which took place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday.

Soccer comes in from the COVID-19 cold in Faroe Islands

08 May 2020

STOCKHOLM It may not be the biggest in the world, but the Faroe Islands' Betri League will for once be in the spotlight when its season kicks off on Saturday.

Mixed martial arts: UFC returns with Ferguson eyeing 'real' lightweight title

08 May 2020

The main event of Saturday's UFC 249 card in Florida is billed as being for the interim lightweight title but Tony Ferguson says he should be considered the real champion if he beats opponent Justin Gaethje.

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