Category: Sport

Sunderland terminate Papy Djilobodji’s contract

Sunderland have terminated the contract of defender Papy Djilobodji after he returned late from a period of leave and “comprehensively failed” a fitness test. The 29-year-old spent last season on loan at French side Dijon, following a disappointing 2016-17 campaign as the Black Cats were relegated from the Premier League. He has not featured in […]

George Weah plays for Liberia against Nigeria, aged 51

Liberia president and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international action in Monrovia on Tuesday in Liberia’s 2-1 loss to Nigeria. Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire the number 14 jersey made famous by Weah. But fans were in for a shock when, 16 years after his […]

Simon Yates extends Vuelta lead as Rohan Dennis wins stage 16

Britain’s Simon Yates extended his Vuelta lead with a strong showing in Tuesday’s individual time trial on stage 16. Australia’s Rohan Dennis won the 32km race from Santillana del Mar to Torrelavega in 37mins 57secs – 50secs clear of his BMC Racing team-mate Joseph Rosskopf of the United States. Yates, who rides for Mitchelton-Scott, finished […]

Checkatrade Trophy round-up: Leicester beat Fleetwood

Leicester City U21s fought back from two goals down to beat Fleetwood on penalties in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night. The Foxes, who included Danny Simpson in their line-up, were two goals down with 10 minutes to go, after Chris Long and Conor McAleny had put Joey Barton’s Fleetwood in control. But Ryan Loft, […]