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Bordeaux-Begles' French manager Jacques Brunel looks on during the warm up ahead of the French Top 14 rugby union match between Bordeaux-Begles (UBB) and La Rochelle (SR) at The Matmut-Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux, southwestern France on December 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT (Photo credit should read NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP/Getty Images)

New France Coach Jacques Brunel Lays Out Ambitious Goals

New France coach Jacques Brunel spoke of his immediate ambition is to win the Six Nations and end the negative spiral which has enveloped the struggling national team. Bordeaux boss Brunel, 63, takes over from Guy Noves who became the first French coach to be sacked on Wednesday after a meagre seven wins from 22 matches alongside 14 defeats and a …

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur walks off the pitch with the match ball after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on December 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

Harry Kane The Hero As Tottenham Demolish Southampton At Wembley

Harry Kane set a new record for the most Premier League goals in a year and will finish as Europe’s leading scorer for 2017 after the Tottenham Hotspur forward hit a hat-trick in his side’s 5-2 rout of Southampton on Tuesday. Kane’s 22nd-minute header at Wembley was his 37th goal of the year, moving him past Alan Shearer’s previous Premier …

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GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MARCH 12: Graeme Murty, Caretaker manager of Rangers arrives at the stadium prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Rangers Announce Their New Manager For The Rest Of The Season

Rangers have handed Graeme Murty the manager’s job at Ibrox until the end of the season after number one choice Derek McInnes opted to stay at Aberdeen. Murty was nine games into his second spell as caretaker boss this year, winning six games and losing three after stepping up from his role as under-20s coach following the sacking of Pedro …

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during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Ederson’s Latest Suggestion Sums Up Just How Rampant Manchester City Are

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has jokingly offered to play outfield for Pep Guardiola’s rampant side as they close in on one of European football’s most prestigious records. The Premier League leaders host struggling Bournemouth in their final home game of 2017 seeking a 17th consecutive league victory, which would be just two short of the current best for such streak …

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Raheem Sterling’s Attacker With 25 Previous Convictions Jailed

A man who racially assaulted Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling was jailed for 16 weeks after pleading guilty to the offence at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. Karl Anderson, 29, smiled as he was sentenced for kicking and shouting racial abuse at Sterling outside City’s training ground ahead of Saturday’s Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur. The court …

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NFL: Steelers Send Big Ben And Seven Others To Pro Bowl

Star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, top receiver Antonio Brown and running back Le’Veon Bell were among an NFL-high eight Pittsburgh Steelers named Tuesday by the league to the 2018 Pro Bowl. Joining “Big Ben” and his two biggest weapons in the Steelers’ attack were offensive linemen Alejandro Villanueva, David DeCastro and Maurkice Pouncey plus kicker Chris Boswell and linebacker Ryan Shazier, …

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Dan Carter’s Fine For Drink-Driving Has Been Revealed

All Blacks great Dan Carter was fined just €1000 when he appeared in a French court on drink driving charges in October, according to recently released court documents AFP has seen. The 35-year-old two-time World Cup winner who plays at Paris club Racing 92 was arrested in February on charges that can carry custodial sentences of two years. Carter, who …

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August 6th 2017, London Stadium, East London, England; IAAF World Championships; Day 3; Justin Gatlin of USA poses bites on the the gold medal for coming 1st in the Men's 100 metres final (Photo by John Patrick Fletcher/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Justin Gatlin ‘Shocked’ By Allegations About Coach And An Agent

World 100 metres champion Justin Gatlin says he is “shocked and surprised” by allegations in a British newspaper that his coach and an athletics agent offered to sell performance-enhancing drugs to undercover reporters. Anti-doping officials have launched an investigation into the claims in the Daily Telegraph about Gatlin’s coach Dennis Mitchell and an agent, Robert Wagner. The 35-year-old American sprint …

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NBA Roundup: Celtics Deny Pacers, Durant Breaks Laker Hearts

Terry Rozier’s steal and layup with 1.2 seconds remaining Monday gave Boston a 112-111 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers after the Celtics squandered a 19-point lead. Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 30 points while Al Horford scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and passed off nine assists. Jayson Tatum contributed 16 points and Marcus Smart added 15 and …

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Photos: Lakers Retire Kobe Bryant’s Jerseys At Emotional HT Ceremony

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came at half-time of the Lakers’ Staples Center matchup against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, with Bryant’s Numbers 8 and 24 joining other inspirational Laker icons from the …

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