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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Top wheelchair athletes racing

Athletes from all around the world have converged on the AIS in Canberra for the most high profile wheelchair sporting event in Australia.

Did Lance Armstrong Lie To Oprah- - Hollywood News Roundup (January 21, 2013).

Ronnie O Sullivan Crucible return would be great - John Parrott

John Parrott says he would "love to see" four-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at this year's competition. O'Sullivan withdrew from competing in November last year, but there is speculation he may return to defend his title the Crucible for the World Championships in April.

Parrott also says plans to make the world's leading players go through qualifying for major tournaments are "intriguing".

Andy Murray best yet to come at Australian Open

British number one Andy Murray speaks after coasting past Gilles Simon in Melbourne and is pleased that he has progressed to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open without playing his best tennis.

Tony Gonzalez: Opportunity Right in Front of Him

NFL Tony Gonzalez Arian Foster VEGAN Highlights Health Animals Meat Milk PETA

Tony Gonzalez 49Ers San Francisco Wins NFL Playoff 2013

Changes of Tony Gonzalez Retiring - SportsCenter 01/21/2013

Anthony David Gonzalez (born February 27, 1976) is an American football tight end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California, Berkeley, and was recognized as an All-American. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 1997 NFL Draft.

Gonzalez, a thirteen-time Pro Bowl selection, currently holds the NFL records for TD receptions (107) and total reception yards (14,268) by a tight end. Although widely considered to be one of the greatest tight ends of all time, Gonzalez spent the majority of his career with a Chiefs squad in a prolonged slump and did not win a playoff game until the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Seattle Seahawks 30-28 on January 13, 2013, in his 16th NFL season.

Tony Gonzalez's Emotional Farewell - Jan 19, 2013

Tony Gonzalez Emotional Postgame Interview After Falcons Defeat Seahawks

Monday, January 21, 2013

Raw : Snow plunges through hole in the roof at Amsterdam Arena

AVALANCHE! After spending 140m euros on their roofed stadium Amsterdam Arena, Dutch side Ajax might want to consider a partial refund after snow delayed their clash against rivals Feyenoord at the weekend. With Ajax leading 3-0 in the 87th minute, snow started to fall onto spectators and the substitutes bench.

Play was delayed briefly as players watched on in shock before the referee restarted the match to play out the final few minutes. With the victory, Ajax drew level on points with second-placed PSV Eindhoven, despite playing much of the second half with 10 men.

Balotelli's Milan move back on

On Friday, Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani suggested they woud not bow to Manchester City's asking price of £30m for out-of-favour striker Mario Balotelli. But with the clubs due for fresh talks on Monday, the troubled striker could yet make a return to his native Italy.

Meanwhile, QPR are keen to end Florent Malouda's Chelsea nightmare - especially as Harry Redknapp's hunt for Yann M'Vila may have hit a stumbling block, with the Rennes midfielder now the subject of an approach from Russian outfit Rubin Kazan.

Newcastle have agreed a fee with Montpellier for Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, but Arsenal are reportedly lining up an 11th-hour bid for the centre-back. And after his future was questioned by Rafael Benitez, Chelsea have made Ashley Cole the world's highest-paid defender. The full-back has signed new terms at Stamford Bridge, reported to include a 200,000-pound-a-week salary.

Meanwhile, Frank Lampard remains on course to leave Chelsea, Wesley Sneijder has finally joined Galatasaray. And as he prepares to take over at Bayern Munich, Pep Guardiola is reported to be interested bringing Luis Suarez to Germany. The Spaniard is also said to be monitoring Chelsea target Radamel Falcao.

Del Piero's still got it! Plus, action from South America & Gervinho interview

Alessandro del Piero rolls back the years with FOUR GOALS for Sydney FC. We hear from Arsenal's Gervinho on his ambitions with Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of nations. Sao Paulo begin life without Lucas Moura as the state championship season gets underway in Brazil, while the country's U20 team are in for a shock in the Sudamericano competition in Argentina.

Football Association turning 150 this year : 10 Defining Moments

Wenger worried Arsenal will miss out on Champions League

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger discusses the key issues in his sides 2-1 defeat to London rivals Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, as well as Arsenal's position in the table.

Euroleague Basketball : Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv-Olympiacos Piraeus

NBA - Top 10 Plays of Hakeem Olajuwon's Career

Check out the top 10 plays of Hall of Fame center Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon!

NBA - Top 10 Plays: Hakeem Olajuwon 1995 NBA Finals

Check out the top plays from Hakeem Olajuwon from the 1995 NBA Finals as he led the Rockets to yet another championship.

NBA - Hakeem Olajuwon's Rookie Year Highlights

NBA -Top 10 Plays: Hakeem Olajuwon 1994 NBA Finals

Check out the top plays from 1994 NBA regular season and finals MVP Hakeem Olajuwon as he led his team to a championship.

Dakar 2013 - Best of Bike

Dakar 2013 - Best of Car

Dakar 2013 - Best of Truck / Quad

Dakar 2013 - Emotion - XtreM Adventure powered by Michelin

FC Barcelona - Vilanova: "I cannot reproach my players"

FC Barcelona - The players disappointed with the defeat

FC Barcelona - Yu Shirota's interview 01/21/2013

FC Barcelona - All details about Andrés Iniesta's press conference 21/01/2013

Real Madrid - Karanka: "The team showed what they are capable of doing"

Aitor Karanka spoke to the media following Real Madrid's 0-5 win over Valencia at the Mestalla on Sunday.

Tottenham vs Manchester United - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Milan vs Bologna - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Genoa vs Catania - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Chievo vs Parma - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Ravens Going to Super Bowl, Upset Pats 28-13

The Baltimore Ravens are going to the Super Bowl after upsetting the New England Patriots 28-13. Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh says he admires his Super Bowl match, the San Francisco 49ers, coached by his brother, Jim Harbaugh.

World's Top Big Wave Surfers Meet at Mavericks

Top competitive surfers took on the big waves at the Northern California Mavericks. Peter Mel of Santa Cruz won and split the winnings with his competitors. GoPro cameras, mounted on the surfboards, provide an up-close look.

Super Bowl 2013 Baltimore Ravens Vs San Francisco 49ers: Harbaugh Brothers' Sibling Rivalry

The coaches of the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers are brothers.

Female Ravens Fan Goes Ballistic.. Crying After Beating New England Patriots!

Falcons Fan Going Ham After Losing Game: Pistol-Whips & Destroys Flatscreen TV

Baltimore Ravens Bryant McKinnie Tennis Lesson With Venus Williams

FC Barcelona - Tito Vilanova : ''Valdés will keep place in starting lineup''

Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova stated on Friday that goalkeeper Victor Valdés will keep his place in the starting lineup 'while he continues to perform and train as he has until now' despite having announced his desire to not renew his contract with the club.

Real Madrid - Albiol plays down argument between Mourinho and Ronaldo

Real Madrid defender Raúl Albiol admitted that his team expects 'a good atmosphere' at Valencia's Mestalla stadium, which he believes will be full for the two consecutive games to be played against Real Madrid on Sunday and Wednesday.

Did Lance Armstrong's Apology Go Far Enough

Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs on last night's "Oprah's Next Chapter," but were the people affected by his lies appeased by his confession?

Liverpool Daniel Sturridge joy at Luis Suarez understanding

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Tottenham 1-1 Manchester Utd_ Official angers Ferguson

Juventus vs Udinese - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

49ers fans rally in Atlanta for NFC championship.

Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal- Benitez relieved with first home win in 2013

Interim Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez believes that his side 'could have taken more more chances' against Arsenal and closed out the match in the first half.

Juan Mata drove in a shot to put the Blues in front, although the visitors had claims for a foul against them in the build-up. Benitez refused to comment on goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny's tackle that brought down Ramires, gifting a Frank Lampard penalty for Chelsea's second.

The 2-1 victory against their London rivals is the first home win for Chelsea in 2013 , which puts them third in the table but still 13 points adrift from the top.

Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal- Wenger laments 'unlucky' loss

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal were "unlucky with some decisions" after losing 2-1 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The Gunners boss believes Chelsea's penalty given for Wojciech Szczesny's foul on Ramires should not have been awarded, and says his side were "a bit unfortunate" not to score an equaliser after a much-improved second half performance.

The result leaves Arsenal sixth in the Premier League, six points adrift of North London rivals Tottenham who occupy the last Champions League qualification spot in fourth.

NBA - Top 5 Plays of the Night: January 20th

NBA - Jose Calderon Dissects the Lakers

Jose Calderon scored 22 points and dished out nine assists to give the Raptors the win over the Lakers.

NBA - Andre Drummond Dunking on the Celtics

Check out rookie Andre Drummond's Detroit dunk show against Boston.

Superbowl 2013 Could Feature Brother Coaches Jim, John Harbaugh

Siblings will square off if San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens win playoff games.

Man Allegedly Behind the Manti Te'o Dead Girlfriend Hoax

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo allegedly enlisted friends, sister to trick Notre Dame Linebacker.

Super Bowl-Bound Ravens Fans Celebrate Win

Huge crowds filled the streets of Baltimore's Federal Hill after the Ravens defeated the New England Patriots 28-13 in the AFC Championship game. The Ravens are set to face the San Francisco 49ers in two weeks.

Paraguay vs Chile (3 -1) Goals and Highlights - Sudamericano U20

Málaga vs Celta de Vigo - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Fiorentina vs Napoli - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Valencia vs Real Madrid - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Guatemala vs Belice - UNCAF Copa Centroamericana (Group A) 20/01/2013

Uruguay vs Perú - Sudamericano U20 (Hex. Final) 20/1/2013

Ajax Amsterdam vs Feyenoord Rotterdam - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Costa Rica vs Nicaragua - UNCAF Copa Centroamericana (Group A) 20/01/2013

Roma vs Inter Milan - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Chelsea vs Arsenal - Goals and Highlights (01/20/2013)

Boxeo : Elvin Ayala vs Curtis Stevens! (1st Round KO)

James Richardson's European Football Papers Review

James is back with the latest from the European press, this week with momentus news from both of Munich's clubs

Hall of Famer Stan Musial Dies at Age 92

Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals star who was one of the greatest players in the history of baseball, died at his home outside St. Louis on Saturday. He was 92.

Manti Te'o ESPN interview highlights

CNN's Susan Candiotti highlights Manti Te'o's off-camera interview, CNN's investigation and Notre Dame's reaction.

Dakar 2013 : Stage 14 - Car/ Bike - Stage Summary (La Serena - Santiago)

Euroleague Basketball : Weekly Show 20/01/2013

NBA : Top 10 Plays of the Night: January 19th

Misha B at NBA London Live 2013 presented by adidas

Check out Misha B as she entertains fans at the halftime show of NBA London Live 2013 presented by adidas, with her debut single 'Home Run' and her high-energy track 'Runway'!

NBA London All-Access: Pistons vs Knicks

Check out this all-access pass to NBA London Live 2013 as we take you behind the scenes of what went on during the three days the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons spent across the pond!

River Plate vs Boca Juniors - Goals (01/19/2013)

West Ham United vs Queens Park Rangers - Goals (01/19/2013)

Wigan Athletic vs Sunderland AFC - Goals (01/19/2013)

West Bromwich Albion vs Aston Villa - Goals (01/19/2013)

Getafe vs Sevilla - Goals (01/19/2013)

Osasuna vs Deportivo La Coruna - Goals (01/19/2013)

Espanyol vs Mallorca - Goals (01/19/2013)

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Harvey Levin's NFL Playoff Picks!

Are you interested in losing a significant amount of money on this weekend's NFL conference championship games? Then without further adieu: here are Harvey Levin's predictions!

Lance Armstrong Shows His Emotional Side in Oprah Winfrey Interview Part 2

Cyclist admits to taking performance-enhancing drugs, discusses his family life.

Australian Open 2013 Laura Robson and Heather Watson reflect on exits

Laura Robson and Heather Watson express their disappointment after they were both knocked out in the third round of the Australian Open. Robson went out in straight sets to American Sloane Stephens while British number one Watson lost 6-3 6-1 to Polish fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.

J.J. Abrams Developing Lance Armstrong Biopic

Lance Armstrong just recently came clean about using performance enhancing substances, but it looks like a feature film about the now infamous seven time Tour de Force title "winner" is already in the works. Deadline reports that JJ Abrams' Bad Robot and Paramount Pictures have closed a deal to develop Cycle Of Lies: The Fall Of Lance Armstrong into a feature film.

The book has yet to even be written, but will focus on the rise and fall of Armstrong from longtime Armstrong sports writer Juliet Macur. This isn't the first time Hollywood has tried to turn Armstrong's life into a feature film. Sony Pictures was working with Armstrong on a film that would focus on his ability to overcome obstacles such as cancer to become a champion, but dropped it following his doping scandal.

That film was being made in cooperation with Armstrong and Jake Gyllenhaal attached to star. It's unclear if Sony will now try to resurrect the project and tweak it to include Armstrong's recent admission.

Werder Bremen vs Borussia Dortmund - Goals and Highlights (01/19/2013)

Palermo vs Lazio - Goals and Highlights (01/19/2013)

David Platt gives CityTV his reaction after City's 2-0 win over Fulham.

Man City - SILVA ON GOALS: City 2-0 Fulham

David Silva gives us his thoughts after he scored both of City's goals against Fulham.

NBA - Durant Scores Career-High 52 In OT Win

Kevin Durant sets a new career high, scoring 52 points in Thunder's 117-114 win over Mavericks.

Australian Open : Serena Reaches 4th Round

Serena Williams talks with Tom Rinaldi about her win over Ayumi Morita in the third round of the Australian Open.

Australian Open : Chardy Upsets Del Potro

Australian Open : Djokovic Ready For Wawrinka

Novak Djokovic discusses his upcoming match against Stanislas Wawrinka and current state of tennis.

Australian Open : Murray Wins In Straight Sets

Andy Murray discusses his win over Ricardas Berankis at the Australian Open.

Australian Open : Federer Advances To 4th Round

Roger Federer recorded 11 aces en route to defeating Bernard Tomic in the third round of the Australian Open.

Manti Te'o Speaks With Jeremy Schaap

Manti Te'o sits down with Jeremy Schaap to address the controversy surrounding his fictitious girlfriend.

Rafa Benitez okay with his Chelsea borrowed time | Backs misfiring Fernando Torres

Chelsea interim manager Rafael benitez says he is unfazed by Pep Guardiola's decision to join Bayern Munich.

Fergie backs Darren Fletcher for Man Utd July comeback

Darren Fletcher's season is over due to his ongoing bowel problem. But Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is sticking by his Scottish international midfielder and has backed him for a return in July.

South Africa set for Africa Cup of Nations kick off v Cape Verde in Joburg

The Africa cup of Nations kicks off on Saturday with hosts South Africa in action against the Cape Verde Islands.

Roberto Mancini: Pep Guardiola could have replaced me at Manchester City

Roberto Mancini was not surprised about speculation linking Pep Guardiola with Manchester City before he decided to join Bayern Munich.

Amazing Joseph Martinez strike tops our list! | Sudamericano U20

Brazil EXIT Sudamericano U20 as Edison Flores seals Peru win in Group B

Brazil finished their Sudamericano U20 campaign at the foot of Group B, after Edison Flores sealed a 2-0 for Peru in the final round of games.

Nicolas Lopez rescues Uruguay draw v Venezuela | Counter attacking goal

Poor PSV defending as PEC Zwolle make it 2-1 in Dutch Eredivisie shock!

Man United - Ferguson: Adkins sacking "hard to believe"

Sir Alex Ferguson weighs in on the surprise sacking of Southampton manager Nigel Adkins, and also discusses comparisons between Ryan Giggs and Tottenham's Gareth Bale.

Dakar 2013 : Stage 13 - Car/ Bike - Stage Summary (Copiapó - La Serena)

Euroleague Basketball : Friday Recap Top 16 Week 4

NBA : Top 10 Plays of the Night: January 18th

NBA - Durant goes for career-high 52 in Dallas!

Check out some of the highlights from Kevin Durant's career-night in Dallas against Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks as he hit one clutch shot after the next while also going a perfect 21-21 from the free throw line, leading the Thunder to the road win in overtime!

Real Madrid reach more than 35 million fans on Facebook

Real Madrid - First training session ahead of La Liga match against Valencia

The squad went back to work at Real Madrid City to complete the first of two training sessions ahead of La Liga match this Sunday against Valencia

THE MATCH: Valencia-Real Madrid La Liga Preview

Argentina vs. Colombia - Torneo Sudamericano Sub 20 01/17/2013

Manchester City vs Fulham - Goals (01/19/2013)

Friendly : Dinamo Zagreb vs Dynamo Dresden 01/18/2013

Central Coast Mariners vs Newcastle United Jets - Highlights (01/19/2013)

Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix FC - Goals (01/19/2013)

Uruguay vs Venezuela - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group B) 01/18/2013

Bayern Munich vs Greuther Furth - Goals and Highlights (01/19/2013)

Perú vs Brasil - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group B) 01/18/2013

Newcastle vs Reading - Goals (01/19/2013)

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona - Goals (01/19/2013)

Liverpool vs Norwich City - Goals and Highlights (01/19/2013)

Manti Te'o Will Still Be a 1st Round Pick ... Says Ex-NFL Star

Manti Te'o will still be a Top 15 pick in April's NFL Draft ... despite all of the questions surrounding the hoax ... this according to former 1st round NFL draft pick Mike Williams.

Lance Armstrong close to tears over son

In the second part of his confessional interview with Oprah Winfrey, former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong said he finally cracked after he saw his son defending him against allegations from anti-doping authorities.

Who is behind Te'o hoax?

The strange story of a possible hoax against a Notre Dame football player continues.

Lance Armstrong: Millions lost in future income

Lance Armstrong: I deserve to be punished

Lance Armstrong tells Oprah Winfrey he deserves to be punished for doping.

Trampoline training for the Australian Youth Olympic festival

Australian Youth Olympic festival,Australian Youth Olympic festival 2013,Youth Olympic festival is taking place in Sydney,Among the Britons hoping for a medal, is 14 year old Harry Newbold-Cozens, one of the rising stars in trampolining.

Olympic Gymnast Cathy Rigby Soars as ‘Peter Pan’

Cathy Rigby “flies” on wires, jumps, dances and sword fights on stage as Peter Pan. Despite the physical demands, she says she hasn’t slowed down much – even at age 60! “omg! Insider’s” Keltie Colleen stopped by the Pantages Theater to catch a little Cathy Rigby fairy dust.

Monster X Tour Drives Through Bakersfield

Monster trucks rolled into downtown Bakersfield and it’s all part of a tour that showcases some of the most famous of motor sports shows in the country. The stadium was filled with not just monster trucks, but dirt bikes operated by brave riders with extreme moves you may not want to try at home. Aaron Good is getting a chance to enjoy the Monster X Tour with his three-year old nephew, Fabian. I

NHL players to watch in 2013

49ers fever catches on before NFC game.

Fans are on the hunt for any 49ers gear and stores are selling out quickly before the NFC Championship game.

Friday, January 18, 2013

"Jessie" Clip - NBA Star Chris Bosh Guest Stars on "Say Yes to the Messy Dress"

That was a clip from the next new episode of Jessie. As you can see, NBA player Chris Bosh is guest starring in Say Yes to the Messy Dress... and the storyline goes that Jessie offers to introduce all of the kids to the basketball All-star.

FC Barcelona - Thiago: I will not change the way I play

After making an error that cost Barça a King's Cup draw against Malaga the previous day, midfielder Thiago Alcantara told a press conference on Thursday that he would never change his style a play, which is what has enabled him "to play on the best club in the world."

Tron Basketball Court is a Game Changer

A futuristic floor can transform a gymnasium floor into any sport's court with lines and markers able to change with the touch of a button.

Masseuse: Armstrong apology 'not enough'

Lance Armstrong's former masseuse Emma O'Reilly tells ITV Daybreak she could not accept the disgraced athlete's apology.Emma O'Reilly was Lance Armstrong's personal masseuse. She tried to expose his drug taking, but ended up being sued for libel.

Her name was slurred as Armstrong accused her of being a prostitute. Speaking exclusively to ITV Daybreak, she described Armstrong as a 'runt' and said his apologies, including one he sent her via text message, were not enough.

Company plans to sue Armstrong

The company forced to pay Armstrong $12.5 million in bonuses for winning the Tour de France wants its money back.

Tottenham v Man Utd - Redknapp Pre-view

Manchester United : Fletcher's surgery a blow - Ferguson

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson describes Darren Fletcher's absence as a "blow", after it was announced that the midfielder will miss the rest of the season following bowel surgery.

The Scotland captain had to take a break from the game in December 2011 because of ulcerative colitis, but returned to make 13 appearances this season for club and country.Ferguson says he expects Fletcher to return to the squad in July, and believes he could adopt a more defensive role for United.


Roberto Mancini speaks about the January transfer window and City's next opponents, Fulham.

Walcott accepts new £100,000-a-week deal

Theo Walcott has signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract with Arsenal, worth £100,000 a week. The England forward rejected a five-year offer worth £75,000 a week in August and could have left on a free transfer at the end of the season. Talks stalled after Walcott turned down that proposal but progress was made in the last two weeks.

RIDICULOUS free kick! Quintero slams one in from miles out

Juan Fernando Quintero has been one of the stars of the Sudamericano U20 tournament and here he slams home a free kick from at least 35 yards out.

Tekkers! Dribble + assist by 18-year-old Argentine Allione

Agustin Allione shows some brilliant skill to set up Juan Manuel Iturbe for a goal in Argentina 3-2 Colombia, in the Sudamericano U20 tournament.

Beats FOUR men to score! Jorge Rojas of Paraguay

Sudamericano U20 action from Paraguay 5-1 Bolivia, and a lovely individual goal from Jorge Rojas.

Southampton sack Adkins, appoint Pochettino

Southampton have sacked Nigel Adkins as manager and replaced him with the former Espanyol manager Mauricio Pochettino. The Premier League club announced on Saturday that Adkins had been relieved of his managerial duties.

The Saints are 15th in the Premier League after coming back from 2-0 down to claim an impressive draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, but that was not enough to save Adkins from the axe. The 40-year-old Argentinian spent three years with Espanyol, but was sacked in November with the club bottom of La Liga with nine points from 13 games.

Melbourne Heart 2-0 Adelaide United | A-League highlights

Adelaide lose at AAMI Park to miss out on the chance to go top of the A-League table, Josip Tadic and Richard Garcia with the goals for the Heart.

Rodwell fit to play for City against Fulham

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has revealed that midfielder Jack Rodwell could play a part in this weekend's match against Fulham. The former Everton player has failed to launch himself into the City first team due to a plague of injuries since moving to the club in the summer.

"I am happy because I am sure Jack will be an important player for us in the future, because he is young," BBC Sport quotes Mancini as saying. "If we have solved his problem, his hamstring injuries have been often, he will be an important player. Tomorrow he will be ready, but probably for 20 minutes, no more."

Chelsea would sell Torres to buy Falcao or Cavani - Wilkins

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Ray Wilkins: "Falcao and Cavani are so expensive. Those two centre-forwards are the ones who can take Chelsea to the next stage and they will use Fernando Torres as a makeweuight when they go to buy Falcao or Cavani. The bonus Torres is he will be going home to Atletico Madrid."

Barton: I don't belong to anyone

The wisdom of Joey Barton... "If Marseille want me to stay then for me I owe this club an awful lot. I'm prepared to be here and be part of it for as long as they need me. When I had times of trouble they had my back. This club in a short space of time has meant an awful lot to me. My kind of personality doesn't belong to anyone."

South Africa believe AFCON title is in their grasp

South Africa captain Bongani Khumalo and coach Gordon Igesund believe hosts South Africa can weather a slide down the world rankings and the absence of their best player Steven Pienaar to win the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1996.

Wenger 'surprised' by Guardiola's Bayern move

"He asked me a few times, and he told me a few times to say he'd like to come to England, so I'm a bit surprised that he's chosen to go to Germany," - Arsene Wenger on Pep Guardiola's decision to spurn the Premier League in favour of a move to German powerhouse Bayern Munich in the summer.

Rodgers angry at Suarez 'diving'

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Suarez's admission of diving is unacceptable and the club will deal with him internally.

Remy: Money not a factor in QPR move

QPR's new signing Loic Remy asserts that his move to the West-London club is not motivated by money, whilst manager Harry Redknapp explains why he signed the player.

Dakar 2013 : Stage 12 - Truck/Quad - Stage Summary (Fiambalá - Copiapó)

Dakar 2013 : Stage 12 - Car/ Bike - Stage Summary (Fiambala Copiapo)

Euroleague Basketball: Thursday Recap Top 16 Week 4

NBA: Top 5 Plays of the Night: January 17th

NBA - Inside Trax: Heat vs. Lakers

Listen to LeBron James and Steve Nash as they talk to their teammates and each other during the game.

NBA - LeBron James Outduels Kobe Bryant in L.A.

LeBron James scored 39 points and dished out 8 assists as his Heat got the win over the Lakers. Visit nba.com/video for more highlights.

Zaragoza vs Sevilla - Goals (01/17/2013) Copa del Rey

Atletico Madrid vs Betis - Goals (01/17/2013) Copa del Rey

Argentina vs Colombia - 01/17/2013 Copa Lays

Paraguay vs Bolivia- Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group A) 17/1/13

True NFL Fan: Grown Man Almost Cries Watching A Falcons Game!

Newest Reality Show with Jim Jones, Renee Graziano, Shannon Briggs, Gravy, & more!

NBA : Shaq Trying To Give Lebron James A Hickey!?

NBA Uncensored Trash Talk Pt. 5 [Spoof]

Is Manti Te'o LYING about His Dead Girlfriend?

No one knows whether Notre Dame football stud Manti Te'o is lying about the dead girlfriend hoax or not... but we do know this -- the internet never passes up a good opportunity to make a joke!

Footballer 'victim' in dead girlfriend hoax

American football star Manti Te'o was the victim of a hoax, Notre Dame University claims.It is a story that captivated America: a star college football player leads his team to the national championships, driven by the memory of his 22-year-old girlfriend and her losing battle with leukemia.

Except that the entire tragic tale was a hoax. The girlfriend of Manti Te'o, a linebacker for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team, never existed.The revelation by the sports website Deadspin, has caused shock across a country where college football has almost religious status and is arguably more popular than its professional counterpart, the NFL.

Te'o, 21, who had spoken about his online girlfriend many times in the media, claimed to be shocked too. He said he was a victim of the hoax, and genuinely believed that the girl, Lennay Kekua, was a real person with whom he was in a relationship.

But others have questioned whether Te'o himself was involved in the hoax, perhaps in an attempt to gain sympathy and further his bid for the Heisman Trophy, the football award in which he ultimately finished runner-up.

The story of Te'o's touching relationship with his dying girlfriend first surfaced early last year. Pictures of the girl, from a social media account set up in her name, were published, as were intimate details of their lives.

Coach Kelly: Eagles Are 'where I Wanted to Be'

A new era for the Philadelphia Eagles has begun. Chip Kelly was hired Wednesday to be the 21st coach in team history, ending an exhaustive search to replace Andy Reid.

Austin Residents Watch Armstrong Interview

Lance Armstrong confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, reversing more than a decade of denial. Austin, Texas resident watched at a local restaurant.

Africa gears up for football feast

South Africa's football team is gearing up for the African Cup of Nations tournament.

Lanier basketball team gets their due

The 1965 national championship team from Lanier will see some long overdue recognition at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame on Jan. 23rd

Lance Armstrong Admits Doping On Oprah - "I View This Situation As One Big Lie"

Oprah Winfrey's long-awaited interview with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong aired tonight, and right off the bat Armstrong admitted that he was using performance-enhancing drugs for over a decade. He said that he used a number of substances over the years, and Winfrey asked Armstrong why he not only denied the doping charges, but he aggressively, adamantly denied them in news interviews.

Winfrey asked Armstrong directly, "did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance." He answered "yes." She asked if he could have realistically won the Tour de France seven times without the aid of performance-enhancing drugs. He said it was highly doubtful, explaining that he got hooked in the mid-90s.

Winfrey brought up how Armstrong not only denied doping, but he "brazenly and defiantly denied it." Armstrong admitted he didn't have a good answer for why he lied so adamantly and even called other people liars. He said that "all the fault and all the blame here falls on me" for creating this "big lie" about himself and his "mythic, perfect story."

Lance Armstrong's Interview With Oprah Winfrey - Cyclist Admits Doping

Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax Football Player Claims 'Catfish' Scam

The University of Notre Dame has reportedly ordered the school's staff to keep quiet on the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax that has rocked the world of college sports.

Lance Armstrong FULL Body Language analysis of Oprah's interview - by Center for Body Language

Lance Armstrong spoke to Oprah Winfrey about doping in an interview. His Body Language and Micro Expressions said a lot more than you could hear in his words. This video is just a fraction of the Body Language goldmine in this Interview!

Serena Williams Hits Herself In Face With Racquet At Australian Open 2013

Serena Williams is having a rough 2013 Australian Open. Not because she's playing poorly (she has only lost two games out of her two matches). But she has hurt herself in both matches. Coming off a first-round shutout win in which she injured her right ankle, the 15-time Grand Slam champion accidentally hit herself in the face with her racquet.

In the middle of her match against Garbine Muguruza Blanco in the second round, Williams ran across the baseline and tried to return a tough shot. Her racquet came up and caught her in the mouth as she followed through. She stopped briefly to make sure she was okay and quickly resumed play.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Deadspin Explains Unraveling T'eo Story

Tim Burke of Deadspin.com explains how he and colleagues discovered that the elaborate story of Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o's girlfriend was a hoax.

Manchester United 1-0 West Ham - Ryan Giggs Post Match 16.01.2013

Dakar 2013 : Stage 11 - Car/ Bike - Stage Summary (La Rioja Fiambala)

Dakar 2013 : Stage 10/11 - Truck/Quad - Stage Summary (Cordoba - Fiambala)

Chelsea 2-2 Southampton | Defensive fail irritates Benitez

Chelsea were coasting to a Premier League win on Wednesday before a defensive meltdown allowed Southampton to grab a point. Rafael Benitez reflects on a disappointing night at Stamford Bridge.

Drogba relaxed over Cote d'Ivoire's AFCON chances

he Ivory Coast squad arrived in Johannesburg on Wednesday ahead of the start of their 2013 African Cup of Nations campaign. Didier Drogba says this year's favourites, who haven't won the competition since 1984, are happy to be in South Africa.

But he says there's "no pressure" on the star-studded Cote d'Ivoire team to win on this occasion - even though it's expected this could be his final AFCON appearance.

Borja hat-trick & Quintero tekkers: Colombia 6-0 Bolivia

Action from Colombia 6-0 Bolivia, and Miguel Angel Borja's hat-trick, including two assists from Juan Fernando Quintero, who also plays the key pass for the third goal

Chile star, 17, scores super goal in Sudamericano U20

This was the best goal in Chile's exciting 3-2 win over Paraguay, and it's scored by a kid who's two years younger than most of the players in this U20 tournament. Universidad Catolica midfielder Diego Rojas has NEVER scored in 30 appearances for his club, but this shows he can do it!

Transfer Zone | Joao Moutinho still wanted by AVB

Tottenham are keen to revitalise the deal that fell through on August 31 last year, to get their hands on the Porto and Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho. He's a ball-winner, a strong distributor, and offers a high work-rate. AVB wants this guy.

Javi Garcia | It's been tough adjusting to the Premier League

Javi Garcia moved to Roberto Mancini's side from Benfica in the summer but has played just 17 times so far at the Etihad Stadium.

"To be a regular right from the beginning was always going to be hard. At a great club like this there are some great players. So we have to fight every day in order to play but I trust myself. Whether Yaya Toure is here or not, as we have already played together plenty of times. I have to make the most of the moment, enjoy my game and continue to feel confident and happy. When you change your country that's what you need and the important thing here is that we keep winning games."

Garcia has been linked with a move back to Spain with Real Madrid over the summer, the club where he began his career. But the midfielder says he has no plans to leave Manchester and is concentrating on his future in England.

Guardiola at Bayern | Robben, Gomez must buy into Pep's methodology

Pep Guardiola and Bayern Munich are a "perfect fit". Goal.com's Peter Staunton considers the marriage between the highly-regarded Catalan coach and the Bundesliga powerhouse.But there could be issues for certain individuals. For example, Arjen Robben and Mario Gomez may not but into the Guardiola method, and if so could find themselves passing through the exit door.

Walcott deal '99% done' | Arsenal keen to finish new deal

Arsenal appear to be close to announcing the end of the Theo Walcott saga. The 23-year-old has just a few months remaining on his current deal and was holding out for a reported £100,000 a week to remain at the Emirates Stadium. But now it seems Walcott and the club have come to a deal at a slightly lower level.

Rodgers rages at Suarez diving - 'Unacceptable' & will be dealt with 'internally'

The Liverpool manager reacts angrily when probed by the press about Suarez's admission of diving, /football has it covered. Is Suarez's honesty refreshing, or is that style of play appalling?

Wenger confirms Cavani and Zaha interest

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger confirms his interest in Napoli's Edinson Cavani as well as Crystal Palace's Wilfred Zaha ahead of his sides clash with London rivals Chelsea.

Pre-Game of the Week interview: Joan Plaza - Zalgiris Kaunas

Pre-Game of the Week interview: Ettore Messina - CSKA Moscow

Euroleague Basketball: Alba Berlin vs Panathinaikos Athens

NBA: Top 10 Plays of the Night: January 16th

FC Barcelona - Training 01/17/2013

NBA - LeBron James' Historic Night 01/17/2013

LeBron James becomes the youngest player ever to score 20,000 points. He also dished out career assist number 5,000.

Chelsea vs Southampton - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Zaragoza vs Sevilla - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Pachuca vs Correcaminos - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Morelia vs Veracruz - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

America vs Altamira - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Irapuato vs Atlas - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Estudiantes vs Queretaro - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Brasil vs Venezuela - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group B) 16/1/13

Perú vs Ecuador - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group B) 16/1/13

Nike CEO -- Not Giving Up on Lance Armstrong!

Nike CEO Phil Knight isn't closing the door on reuniting with disgraced former spokesperson, Lance Armstrong... in fact he even summoned his inner-Justin Bieber to describe a possible reunion!

Football Association turns 150: Prince William and David Beckham celebrate

Prince William and David Beckham send messages as the English FA marks its 150th anniversary.

Russia promises 'green' 2014 Winter Olympic Games

The head of Russia's Olympic committee said Wednesday that his country was set to host the greenest Games ever when the winter version of the sports extravaganza opens in the Black Sea resort of Sochi in a year's time.


Manti Te'o Girlfriend Hoax: Dead Spin Author Discusses Notre Dame Star's Revelation

The football player's online "girlfriend" turned out to be a "Catfish" style ruse.

Could the NBA have a world league?

CNN's Pedro Pinto talks NBA Commissioner, David Stern about expanding the NBA into other international leagues.

Notre Dame stands behind Te'o

CNN's Ted Rowlands reports on what Notre Dame officials knew and when they knew it about Manti Te'o's girlfriend hoax.

Sevilla fires manager Michel, hires Emery to take over

The Sevilla football club on Tuesday announced that it had hired former Spartak Moscow coach Unai Emery to replace manager Jose Miguel Gonzalez, "Michel", who was fired the previous day after 11 months ago at the helm.

Pep Guardiola signs with Bayern Munich

Former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola will replace Jupp Heynckes at the helm of Bayern Munich next season according to sources at the German club.

Jose Mourinho : Great football manager

José Mário dos Santos Félix Mourinho is a Portuguese football manager and the current manager of Real Madrid. He is commonly known as "The Special One". Mourinho is regarded by some players, coaches, and critics as one of the best ever coaches in football.

Manchester United signs China sponsorship deals

Manchester United has announced two new sponsorship deals with Chinese companies.The football club - English champions a record 19 times - has signed a three-year deal with soft drinks maker Wahaha.

It also signed an agreement with China Construction Bank which will see the bank produce a Manchester United branded credit card for fans in China. United has built up a strong fan base in China in recent years, visiting the country 11 times to play friendlies since 1975

Manti Te'o girlfriend's death apparently a hoax

Notre Dame says a story about Manti Te'o's girlfriend dying, which he said inspired him to play better as he helped the Fighting Irish get to the Discover BCS National Championship game, turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker.

The university issued a news release Wednesday after Deadspin.com reported it could find no record of Lennay Kekua existing.

The university says Notre Dame coaches were informed by Te'o and his parents on Dec. 26 that Te'o had been the victim of what appeared to be a hoax. Someone using a fictitious name "apparently ingratiated herself" with Te'o, the school said, then conspired with others to lead him to believe she had died of leukemia.

The university said "the proper authorities" are investigating a "very cruel deception."On Sept. 12, Te'o learned his 72-year-old grandmother, Annette Santiago, had died. Te'o said he was told just six hours later that Kekua had lost her battle with leukemia.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Carmelo Anthony "Playing For The City That Made Me

Joe Budden On ESPN's First Take! (Patriots vs. Ravens Predictions)

Joe Budden talks with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless about the Ravens' chances of beating the Patriots.

Tim Tebow -- Soaking Up the Sun in Arizona!

Tim Tebow is currently training at a community college in Arizona... and according to one member of the TMZ newsroom, he's probably taking part in some questionable, yet religiously-acceptable sexual activities!

Kobe Bryant vs. Bill Clinton -- Who BANGED More Chicks?

It's arguably the greatest question posed in the last century or so... who has taken down more chicks: Kobe Bryant or former President Bill Clinton?

Denver Mayor Reneges on Bet with Baltimore Mayor

We've all heard how mayors of different cities bet on their sports teams when it comes to the playoffs. The matchup was no different between the mayors of Baltimore and Denver when the Ravens and Broncos recently squared off. Denver lost, yet Mayor Michael Hancock hasn't yet done his punitive Ray Lewis dance because of what he calls a leg injury.

Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview Confession: Former Friends Turn on Star

New allegations of bad behavior emerge from people the cyclist allegedly wronged.

Manchester United vs West Ham - Goals and Highlights (01/16/2013)

Barcelona vs Málaga - Goals (01/16/2013) Copa del Rey

Chelsea - Preview : Cahill on Southampton

Gary Cahill spoke to Chelsea TV ahead of the Premier League fixture against Southampton at Stamford Bridge.

Manchester United plan summer move for Zaha

Mourinho will come back to English football | English football couldn't be better

Jose Mourinho congratulates English FA, and what it means to him. Mourinho believes football is what it is because of English football.

Top 10 Goals 2012 - Campeonato Brasileiro | Ronaldinho | Fred | Neymar | Jo

Lampard to replace Beckham? | What the Chelsea star can offer potential suitors

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is in talks with LA Galaxy, with the midfielder set to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season having being formally told on New Year's Eve that he will not get a new contract from the European champions.

Special Report: Race for Guardiola reaching fever pitch

The European season still has plenty of distance to run, but already Europe's elite clubs are plotting ahead with the scramble for Pep Guardiola's services having begun in earnest.

Guardiola, who is currently on a year-long sabbatical in New York, has confirmed that he intends to return to management next season having won 14 trophies in four years at the Camp Nou before resigning last summer.

The 41-year-old's representatives have held unofficial talks with a number of suitors as he prepares to make a decision in the coming months amid interest from Bayern Munich and a clutch of Premier League heavyweights.

Vilanova plans to rotate Barcelona squad | Barcelona v Malaga | Copa Del Rey quarter-final

Barcelona head coach Tito Vilanova admits he plans to rotate his side for the Copa Del Rey quarter-final with Malaga.

#AskLee | Lee Dixon answers your questions on Arsenal, the title race and Bergkamp

Arsenal legend Lee Dixon answers your questions on Arsenal's trophy drought, the Gunners best player and his greatest moment at the club.

Wenger expects 'pure football' against Swansea

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger discusses the form of Jack Wilshere and the type of football he is expecting ahead of the upcoming FA Cup 3rd round replay against Swansea at the Emirates stadium tonight.

Ian Holloway rants at reporters over Zaha speculation

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway is in typically good comic form as he rants at reporters over a number of subjects including transfer speculation surrounding star player Wilfred Zaha, he jokes about Arsène Wenger calling him mid-press conference and tells reporters to 'get a life'.

Top 5 Football Twitter Feuds


Dakar 2013 : Stage 10 - Car/ Bike - Stage Summary (Cordoba - La Rioja)

Euroleague Basketball - Top 16 Week 4: Group E preview

Euroleague Basketball - Top 16 Week 4: Group F preview

NBA: Top 10 Plays of the Night: January 15th

FC Barcelona - Barça Legends: Eto'o

Aitor Karanka on Khedira's impressive form

Karanka spoke highly of Sami Khedira following Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Valencia at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Karanka: "The result could have been different because both teams had very clear chances"

Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka spoke to the press after Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Valencia in Copa del Rey.

Essien & Carvalho happy following Real Madrid's 2-0 victory over Valencia in Copa del Rey

Michael Essien & Ricardo Carvalho spoke to Realmadrid TV after Real Madrid's victory over Valencia at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Necaxa vs Neza FC - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Cruz Azul vs Lobos Buap - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Atlante vs Dorados - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Inter Milan vs Bologna - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Real Madrid vs Valencia - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Chiapas vs Cruz Azul - Goals and Highlights (01/15/2013)

Ecuador vs Uruguay - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group A)

Perú vs Venezuela - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group A)

Colombia vs Bolivia - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group A)

Chile vs Paraguay - Sudamericano Sub 20 (Group A)

Grown Ravens Fan Goes Crazy During Baltimore-Denver Game Screaming And Crying Like A Baby

Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview -- Did Oprah Winfrey Hold Back?

Oprah Winfrey scored a HUGE interview with Lance Armstrong about his alleged doping... but we wouldn't know anything about it because her BEST FRIEND refused to ask her any hard-hitting questions during an interview on "CBS This Morning!"

Kobe Bryant Parties His Face Off... with Vanessa Bryant!

So how did Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa continue their "Hey Look at Us, We're Back Together" reconciliation tour? By partying with Hollywood's biggest stars at a Golden Globes party!

Nike CEO Phil Knight -- We're NOT Calling It Quits on Lance Armstrong

Nike might reunite with Lance Armstrong after all ... despite terminating its contract with the disgraced cyclist last year -- so says the Nike CEO Phil Knight.

Switzerland hosts Snow Golf World Cup

Carlo Lazzati and Caroline Rominger won the 34th Snow Golf Cup in Silvaplana, Switzerland on Sunday.

New Scotland boss Strachan 'proud of himself'

New Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says he knows there will be rough times ahead but hopes for more good times than bad.Gordon Strachan spoke of a 40-year football journey ending in pride today when he was named the new Scotland manager.

The former Coventry, Southampton, Celtic and Middlesbrough boss was confirmed in the post by the Scottish Football Association before a lunchtime press conference at Hampden.Strachan started his career as a teenager at Dundee and a long and illustrious playing career which followed at Aberdeen, Manchester United, Leeds United and Coventry City earned him 50 caps for Scotland.

The 55-year-old has been out of management since leaving Middlesbrough in October 2010 but he realised a long-held dream when made boss of his national side on a contract that will take him through to the 2016 European Championship qualifiers.

"I am very proud of myself but my family, my wife, mother, grand children, children and my friends are very proud so it shows you how important the Scotland job is," he said.

Armstrong Fan: "It Looks Very Bad"

The owner of a famed bicycle shop in Austin, Texas, near where Lance Armstrong lives, says he feels sorry for all that is happening to the fallen star.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy 'friends' ahead of Abu Dhabi Championship

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy say they are 'friends' ahead of the Abu Dhabi Championship because they have not yet had time to develop their rivalry.

Lance Armstrong on Oprah: Talk show host previews her exclusive interview

Oprah Winfrey reveals all about her exclusive chat with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong.

The woman behind Mark Cavendish - Peta Todd

Lance Armstrong's Interview With Oprah Winfrey: Cyclist Admits Doping

Cyclist discusses the use of performance-enhancing drugs with famed talk show host.

Lance Armstrong's Interview With Oprah Winfrey: Cyclist Admits Doping

Cyclist discusses the use of performance-enhancing drugs with famed talk show host.

Lance Armstrong Confesses in Oprah Interview: Why Confess to Doping Now?

USA Today Columnist Christine Brennan discusses the cyclist's decision to come clean.

Lance Armstrong Confesses in Oprah Interview: Doping May Bring Federal Lawsuit

Justice officials recommend the department join a federal lawsuit against the disgraced cyclist.

Top 3 cities vying for 2020 Olympics

Armstrong's teammate talks doping

Brooke Baldwin talks to Paul Willerton about Lance Armstrong and the future of cycling.

Paul Smith designs the 'pink jersey' to next Giro 2013

Frankie Andreu talks about Lance Armstrong

Russian football prodigy Kokorin refutes gay rumor

Aleksandr Kokorin (L) and Pavel Mamaev in Miami (Photo from instagram.com user kokorink9)

One of Russia’s most talented young footballers, Aleksandr Kokorin of Dynamo Moscow, says he is straight and photos with CSKA Moscow player Pavel Mamaev have been misinterpreted.

The rumors appeared after pictures of Kokorin and Mamaev’s vacation in Miami posted on Instagram, showing the young men hugging and even kissing.One of the photos of the two players together was followed by Mamaev’s caption, saying: “I love him.”

Photo from instagram.com user kokorink9

“It was funny to learn that some people responded to our pictures by wondering: ‘What’s their sexual orientation?’ Kokorin told Sovetsky Sport newspaper. “I can explain: I have known Pasha for a very long time, since my school days. On the pitch we’ve always been rivals, but became friends in life. He's like a brother to me.”
Photo from instagram.com user kokorink9

The 21-year-old said that he has a girlfriend and that Mamaev is also in a relationship with a woman. “It was them [the girlfriends], who took those pictures,” he added. “And we photographed them too. Only we decided not to upload their pictures.”Kokorin is considered on of the most talented young footballers in Russia.
Photo from instagram.com user kokorink9

The forward has scored 11 goals in 20 appearances for Dynamo in the first half of the 2012/13 season.  
Russian national team’s coach, Fabio Capello, sees him as a first choice, with Kokorin already winning 12 caps and a goal for his country.
Dynamo Moscow′s Alexander Kokorin in the Russian Football Premier League′s 13th round match against Krylya Sovetov Samara..(RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenko)

His friend Mamaev, 24, has played 160 games (9 goals) in the Russian Premier League for Torpedo Moscow and CSKA.The defensive midfielder has an appearance for Russia to his name, but with an apparent difficult character that seems to be hampering his career.(source)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tennis : News Aust Open Women

Man Utd In The Papers Today 01/15/2013

Dakar 2013 : Stage 7/8/9 - Truck/Quad - Stage Summary (Tucuman - Cordoba)

Euroleague Basketball : Top 10 Plays 01/14/2013

Ramsay's AWESOME strike | Top 3 goals in Australia

Another chance to see Iain Ramsay's AWESOME goal for Adelaide United in our A-League Top 3 goals round-up.

Trainee priests who play football! Clericus Cup feature

The Clericus Cup is an annual tournament contested by teams from the Vatican City's Roman Colleges, which are seminaries of the Catholic Church. It involves 16 schools and regularly fields players from all over the world.

Drogba 'wants AFCON win before retiring from international football'

Arsenal forward Gervinho says his Cote d'Ivoire team-mate Didier Drogba wants to win the Africa Cup of Nations, starting this Saturday, before retiring happy from international football.

Gervinho says Drogba is "part of football history". Winning the tournament in South Africa will be "the best present for him, for me, for Cote d'Ivoire." But he concedes penalty shootouts don't suit his nation.

Gervinho - I want to be the best Arsenal signing ever

Gervinho, in this exclusive interview for goal.com, says he wants to become one of Arsenal's best ever signings. "I want to be here for a long time and do better than all the other players who have been here in the past."

He says of the fans that he understands when they are disappointed and that for Arsene Wenger "it's sad when they call for him to be sacked". He says Wenger "is one of the best managers in the world" and he says his relationship with the Frenchman is good.

QPR target M'Vila now Remy's in the bag

Premier League strugglers QPR could be the most active club this transfer window. With Marseille's Loic Remy already in the bag, they're trying to get Yann M'Vila too. West Ham United Mohammed Diame's also a wanted man. Yup, QPR want him too, but they will have to fend off interest from Chelsea and Arsenal.

Frank Lampard was allegedly offered a deal worth around 250,00 pounds a week to move to the Chinese Super League when his deal at Stamford Bridge expires this summer. But the 34-year-old wasn't keen on the move, so talk about his future looks set to continue.

The Rabbit scores! Roma's 'El Conejo' nets for Uruguay

They call him "El Conejo" (The Rabbit), and he plays for Roma. Here is Nicolas Lopez scoring for Uruguay U20s against Ecuador.

Skilful Peruvian teen wins penalty, gets up, scores it

This is Cristian Benavente, 18, in action for Peru in the Sudamericano U20 competition. He's Spanish born, and plays for Real Madrid Castilla but has a Peruvian mother and has opted to represent Peru.

Prandelli urges Balotelli to LISTEN to Mancini

Manchester City's Mario Balotell hasn't started a game for his club in over a month and has been linked with moves away from the Etihad Stadium. Roberto Mancini has always forgiven the 22-year old's antics because of his age and undoubted talent. But despite being a key member of Italy's run to the Euro 2012 final, his national team head coach Cesare Prandelli has had strong words for the striker.

"It was Mancini who has raised him, it was Mancini who wanted him and it is only Mancini himself who can scold him. Mancini is the only manager, the only person who can actually make Mario grow. And Mario only has to listen to Mancini."

Ronaldo happy at Real | Torres to Atletico?

Cristiano Ronaldo revealed in an interview on FIFA's official website that he intends to see out the remainder of his contract at Real Madrid. That would see him continue in La Liga until at least 2015.

Barcelona boss Tito Villanova has reiterated that striker David Villa is not for sale in January after being linked with a move away from the Nou Camp. And Atletico Madrid have been preparing a plan B should star striker Radamel Falcao be tempted away from La Liga - Fernando Torres.

Remy snubs Newcastle for QPR

Sought after Marseille striker Loic Remy is set to snub Newcastle United and sign for Queens Park Rangers instead. The 26-year old forward was set to travel to Newcastle to discuss personal terms after a fee of about £8m pounds was agreed.

His Marseille team mate Joey Barton even sent his best wishes to the striker on Twitter ahead of the move to St James's Park, where he spent four years himself. However a late swoop from QPR manager Harry Redknapp could scupper Newcastle boss Alan Pardew's plans.

Marseille sporting director Jose Anigo informed French television they had 'an agreement' with Newcastle, QPR and a third unnamed club. Remy is believed to prefer the financial terms being offered by the London outfit and is set to undergo a medical at Loftus Road on Tuesday.

He scored 20 goals last season as Marseille endured a difficult campaign finishing 10th in Ligue 1. Despite struggling for form in recent months, the scrap for Remy's signature proves he's still one of the hottest prospects in European football.

Siem de Jong - welcome to Newcastle? - goals & best moments

Neymar: 'Time not right to leave Santos'

Santos and Brazil forward Neymar says he does not believe it is the right time to move to Europe.

DAKAR 2013 - Performance - XtreM Adventure powered by Michelin

Realmadrid LIFE: A hat-trick from Ronaldo and Real Madrid go through to Copa del Rey quarterfinals

THE MATCH: Real Madrid-Valencia Copa del Rey Preview

Real Madrid receive Valencia first on their way to the Copa del Rey semi-finals.