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James Bond: Danny Boyle and Daniel Craig confirmed for 007's 25th outing

Producers confirm Trainspotting director to take the reins on 25th James Bond film – and Craig’s fifth – with Universal replacing Sony as co-distributors<p>After years of rumour and speculation, Daniel Craig’s return to the role of James Bond – and Danny Boyle’s appointment as director of the new 007 …

James Bond

FIFA Is About to Destroy World Soccer

Another big pot for champions will worsen the divide between rich and poor clubs.<p>FIFA seems to be on the cusp of creating an oligopoly which could destroy club soccer around the world.<p>Two years after assuming the chairmanship of the sport’s global governing body, Gianni Infantino is seeking to …

Soccer

F1: Mythbusting Ayrton Senna’s epic 1988 Monaco GP pole position lap

THIS year marks the 30th anniversary of what is renowned as one of the greatest qualifying laps in Formula 1 history.<p>In Saturday qualifying for the …

Motor Racing

Nottingham Forest transfer update - 'first new signings could happen next week'

A busy summer is expected at Nottingham Forest – and the transfer rumour mill is already in full swing.<p>As yet, there have been no incomings or …

Soccer

An ode to women’s football: The antithesis to every internet comments section

Women’s football, part love letter, part defence

Soccer

Postecoglou speaks out on Socceroos exit, Yokohama struggles

<i>"I had a few drinks and with every drink I kept thinking, 'Oh, maybe I should just go to the World Cup..."</i><p>Postecoglou is deciding to release the …

Jigsaw Puzzles

Why van Marwijk is the man for the Socceroos

Schwarzer and Lazaridis were among a panel of experts who advised the FFA on the appointment of van Marwijk to the role of Socceroos head coach for …

Soccer

Chelsea Football Club Is Changing Its Name For A Very Important Reason

What's in a name? Well rather a lot, if you ask Chelsea FC. The football club has announced that it's changing the name of its women's team, dropping …

Soccer

The 11 Biggest World Cup Controversies

<b>We take a look at some of the biggest controversies to take place during the World Cup.</b><p><b>The 11 Biggest World Cup Controversies</b><p>The World Cup has seen some of the greatest moments in football history take place, but it has never been immune to controversial moments either. From Diego Maradona, to the …

Soccer

Motor racing: Ferrari probed over energy recovery system | Reuters

MONACO (Reuters) - Ferrari were cast into the spotlight at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday after Formula One rivals questioned the legality of the energy recovery system on the Italian team’s car and the governing body was reported to be investigating.<p>Motoracing - Formula One F1 - Monaco Grand …

Motor Racing

Every Star Wars film – ranked!

From the saga’s debut in 1977 to this month’s Solo and (almost) everything in between, we rank 14 of the Star Wars films and spin-offs<p>14. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)<p>What a disaster. Never was so much anticipation and excitement loaded into a single movie, which shortly after …

Star Wars

Chelsea Ladies change their name to Chelsea Football Club Women

Chelsea have announced a name change for their female team, which will now be known as Chelsea Football Club Women.<p>As part of the move, Chelsea will …

Soccer

World Cup Journeys: Neymar is Brazil's greatest hope, but is 2018 his year to own?

Few players in history have had to face as much pressure at such a young age as Neymar da Silva Santos Junior. Then again, few are as gifted.<p>The line …

Soccer

Williams must relocate their charisma to be among F1 history-makers again

For a team once marked by such character, it is depressing to see Williams among the grid’s back markers<p>A slow racing car never looks good, and the current Williams F1 machines resemble a pair of wounded white whales as they lumber round at the tail of this season’s field, outpaced by ravenous …

Motor Racing

Swedish hero talks 1994 feats and 2018 dreams

• <b>Roland Nilsson helped Sweden finish third in 1994​</b>• <b><br>The Swedes were the top scorers in USA by some distance</b>• <b><br>Nilsson relives that tournament and</b> …

FIFA World Cup

22 days to go: Nikita Rukavytsya's FIFA World Cup story

<b>The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is fast approaching and as part of our countdown to the tournament, we are profiling every Australian player who's</b> …

Soccer

'The 17,000 reasons why there should be optimism at Nottingham Forest'

A 17th place finish and a stuttering, frustrating, finale to the campaign did not paint a pretty picture for Nottingham Forest.<p>But nor was it a …

Soccer

Unai Emery appears to confirm himself as Arsenal manager

Unai Emery looked to have confirmed himself as the Arsenal’s new head coach late on Tuesday night.Arsenal continue to go about the finishing touches …

Soccer

Hull City one of four clubs linked with Nottingham Forest's Eric Lichaj

<b>Hull City</b> are reportedly interested in signing Nottingham Forest defender Eric Lichaj this summer.<p>The Tigers have been named alongside Bolton …

Soccer

'Kicking it with Kyah' with Kyah Simon | Episode One: Ellie Carpenter | PV Pod

<i>Ellie Carpenter made history this week by becoming the youngest goal-scorer in the history of America’s NWSL. She joined the Kicking It With Kyah</i> …

NWSL

The football graveyard awakens – Russia’s second tier rising

<b>I borrowed “football graveyard” from Ireland’s First Division for use in relation to Russia’s First Division, now renamed the Football National</b> …

Soccer

The forgotten brilliance of Michael Owen

<b>It mind sound very strange to younger football fans, but once upon a time Michael Owen was the next big thing in English football.</b><p>Stranger still, but …

Soccer

Brazil and the birth of a footballing culture (part 1)

Mexico 1970 was Brazil’s coronation as a footballing culture, coming 20 years since the tragedy of the Maracanazo. But the wheels were set in motion …

Brazil

How Lazio’s gun-toting, politically divided misfits won the 1974 Scudetto race

It started with a bang. A brisk December afternoon in 1969 was interrupted when a bomb rocked the Banca Nationale dell Agricoltura in Milan, which …

Soccer

Is anyone really desperate to see Solo: A Star Wars Story?

The Han Solo prequel is one Star Wars movie we don’t really need. No wonder excitement levels around it are unexceptional, to say the least<p>This week marks the release of a new Star Wars movie, focusing on arguably the most loved character in the history of the franchise – swashbuckling cosmic …

Star Wars

Hamilton drops big Monaco prediction for Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo will be very hard to beat in his slick new Red Bull car at his favourite Formula One circuit in Monaco this weekend, according to …

Auto Racing

Forest fans enjoy Derby's plight as Rowett prepares to 'jump ship'

Derby County appear to be in a bit of turmoil - and Nottingham Forest fans are loving it.<p>The Rams were already poised to cut costs following their …

Social Media

#WhatIf we changed the landscape of football forever?

Lynsey Hooper, Claire Rafferty, Annie Zaidi and David Clarke kick-off the #WhatIf campaign<p>Women in Football has launched #WhatIf - a campaign that …

United Kingdom

How Russia wasted seven years ahead of hosting the 2018 World Cup

We are part of The Trust Project What is it?<p>Even as Russia are about to host a World Cup, it's very difficult to find an optimistic home fan. …

Soccer

The New York Cosmos and the best and worst of American soccer

In 2007, David Beckham left Real Madrid. He had regained his place in Fabio Capello’s starting line-up and played an integral part in Los Blancos’ …

Soccer