Even for the heavyweights of world football, raising vast sums of cash to fund transfers can be tricky.
England, fresh from their crushing defeat of South Africa in the third Test, are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match starting on Thursday.
Michael Hooper has stepped down as skipper of the NSW Waratahs just over a week from the start of the new Super Rugby season, but said he still wants to lead the Wallabies.
It’s 9:15 am on Sunday July 26 and excitement is building at the Tokyo Aquatics centre as the first swimming medals are up for grabs.
Ten-man Arsenal slowed Chelsea’s charge for a Champions League place on Tuesday as Manchester City kept up their distant pursuit of Liverpool with victory at Sheffield United on a dramatic evening of Premier League football.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe’s top clubs of the destabilising effect seeking further riches through a revamped Champions League or Fifa’s new Club World Cup will have on national leagues.
Uncertainty over Russia’s participation for the third consecutive Olympics and concerns over the heat hang heavy over Tokyo 2020 preparations, with only six months until the opening ceremony.
Novak Djokovic survived a scare to join Roger Federer and Serena Williams in the Australian Open second round as heavy downpours caused chaos on Monday, forcing organisers to postpone a swathe of matches.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes some competitions in English football must be scrapped to protect the welfare of players and increase the quality of matches.
Indonesian wrestler-turned-MMA-fighter Eko Roni Saputra has vowed to put up an aggressive fight after spending months perfecting his skills and strategies to anticipate his upcoming opponent, Khon Sichan of Cambodia, who has a Muay