‘Idolised’ football coach guilty of abuse

‘Idolised’ football coach guilty of abuse

Image copyright Solent News & Photo Agency Image caption Bob Higgins had denied molesting 24 boys A former youth football coach who held "supreme power" over the futures of budding players has been found guilty of indecently assaulting boys. Bob Higgins sexually touched and groped 24 victims, most of them trainees at Southampton FC and…
Jeremiah Azu: From Europe’s fastest teenager to sitting A-levels in a week – BBC Sport

Jeremiah Azu: From Europe’s fastest teenager to sitting A-levels in a week – BBC...

BBC Sport Wales met Jeremiah Azu after he ran one of the world's best 100m times for a teenager in the middle of his school exams. Azu, 18, ran 10.27 seconds in Loughborough on Sunday - the eighth-fastest time by any teenager in the world in 2019 to date. He returned to college this week…
Pep Guardiola to Juventus: Man City manager rumours ‘ridiculous’ – board member Alberto Galassi

Pep Guardiola to Juventus: Man City manager rumours ‘ridiculous’ – board member Alberto Galassi

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City have collected 198 league points over the past two Premier League seasonsReports that Pep Guardiola will leave Manchester City to manage Juventus are "ridiculous", says the English club's board member Alberto Galassi. Guardiola led City to an unprecedented domestic treble of Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup this season. Several…
‘I was told I looked like a pig’ – viral gymnastic star Katelyn Ohashi’s battles with body image

‘I was told I looked like a pig’ – viral gymnastic star Katelyn Ohashi’s...

I was told I didn't look like a gymnast - Ohashi"I was told I didn't look like a gymnast. I was told I looked like I'd swallowed an elephant, or looked like a pig." After a video of American gymnast Katelyn Ohashi performing a 'perfect 10' routine went viral in January, many on social media…
Robin van Persie: Ex-Arsenal & Manchester United striker on career highlights

Robin van Persie: Ex-Arsenal & Manchester United striker on career highlights

World Cup moments: Van Persie's spectacular headerAfter 20 minutes of near breathless conversation, Robin van Persie falls silent. He has agreed to finish our chat by answering some rapid-fire questions - a quick, light-hearted concept that interviewees tend to find easy and enjoyable. Or at least that's the idea. Here we go: Who is the…
World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

World Cup: Fifa drops plans to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

France won the 2018 World Cup in RussiaPlans to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams have been abandoned by Fifa. Fifa president Gianni Infantino said last year the expansion from 32 teams could be brought forward from 2026 to the 2022 tournament in Qatar. The change would have required Qatar to share hosting…
Danny Cipriani: Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership Player of the Season award

Danny Cipriani: Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership Player of the Season award

Danny Cipriani is preparing for Gloucester's play-off semi-final against SaracensGloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani has been crowned the Premiership Player of the Season to secure an awards double. The 31-year-old had already won the Rugby Players Association's annual award earlier this month. He is only the second player, after Wasps' Jimmy Gopperth in 2017, to win…
Man Utd 1999 Treble: Near misses, determination & ‘pure luck’

Man Utd 1999 Treble: Near misses, determination & ‘pure luck’

Thousands lined the streets of Manchester to celebrate on the team's return from BarcelonaOn 26 May, it will be 20 years since Manchester United completed a remarkable Treble - becoming the only team to win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in one season. The club are marking the achievement by hosting a…
Helen Housby: ‘My mum wears my gold medal like a necklace – I owe her a lot’

Helen Housby: ‘My mum wears my gold medal like a necklace – I owe...

Helen Housby (centre) shows off her gold medal with team-mates Serena Guthrie (left) and Geva Mentor"My mum walks around wearing my Commonwealth gold medal like a necklace," laughs England netballer Helen Housby. The 24-year-old shooter's parents have recently returned to England following a trip to Australia to watch Housby play for New South Wales Swifts…
Nikita Parris moves to Lyon – watch her best Man City goals – BBC Sport

Nikita Parris moves to Lyon – watch her best Man City goals – BBC...

Watch five of Nikita Parris's best goals for Manchester City as the forward leaves the Women's Super League to play for French and Women's Champions League winners Lyon. READ MORE: England forward Parris signs for Lyon Available to UK users only. There is no commentary on this video.

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