Saturday, May 25, 2019

Mauricio Pochettino’s joke backfires as Real Madrid release official statement

Pochettino has four years left on his contract at SpursTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino's apparent joke about where his team would stay in Madrid for the Champions League final appears to have backfired - and prompted Real Madrid to release an official statement. The Argentine, who has been linked with a move to the Bernabeu in…

India elections 2019: All the latest updates

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won a second term in office following the country's marathon seven-phase general elections, the world's largest democratic exercise ever. Modi is the first non-Congress prime minister in India to return to power after a full five-year term.  Official data from the Election Commission showed Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 303 of…

Ed Sheeran Has A New Album Of Superstar Collaborations On The Way

2011 feels like centuries ago when you're talking about the music industry. Then, Ed Sheeran released his No. 5 Collaborations Project independently, featuring him collaborating with English grime artists, and hit No. 2 on the iTunes albums chart without any promotion. Since then, he's gone on to become a pop star of epic proportions. In a…

PSG boss charged with athletics corruption

Image copyright Getty Images A French judge has charged the president of Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) football club, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, with corruption over Qatari bids to host the world athletics championships. Judicial sources quoted by AFP news agency said the case focused on the championships held in 2017 and 2019. Mr Khelaifi, who is also the…

Egyptian court orders the release of Mahmoud Hussein

A court in Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein from prison after 881 days of detention. The court ruled on his release on Tuesday but following an appeal by the prosecution Hussein was brought to a different court on Thursday. It upheld the earlier decision. However, it remained unclear exactly when the…

Why BTS and Western Pop’s ‘Asian Explosion’ Are Here To Stay

By Josh Calixto By now, BTS's perpetual success in the U.S. has become a familiar routine: They break a longstanding chart record or two; they win a major award; they make TV appearances on shows that seemed untouchable just a few months ago; they sell out their world stadium tour; they draw comparisons to the…

Chelsea: Maurizio Sarri to discuss future with club bosses

Maurizio Sarri led Chelsea to a third-place finish in the Premier LeagueChelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says his future should not be decided by the Europa League final result - adding if that was the case "I want to go immediately". He did say that he will discuss his future with the club "to know if…

US House Speaker Pelosi says Trump is engaged in a ‘cover up’

Democrats in the United States's House of Representatives believe President Donald Trump is engaged in a "cover up”, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday. Pelosi spoke to reporters following a meeting of House Democrats as politicians contend with how to handle multiple investigations into Trump, a Republican, and his administration, including whether to launch…

Game Of Thrones Is Over, And Here Are The Final Episode Reactions

It's over. Game of Thrones has officially come to a close, and the end came swiftly with fire and blood. As with every single other episode of the six-episode Season 8, fans couldn't stop sharing their thoughts on the series finale, which contained more than a few surprising moments. If you still haven't had a…

World Cup: England name Jofra Archer, Tom Curran & Liam Dawson in squad

David Willey (left) has taken 52 wickets in 46 one-day internationals, and Jofra Archer (right) three wickets in three ODIsJofra Archer, Tom Curran and Liam Dawson have been named in England's World Cup squad, with David Willey and Joe Denly missing out. Barbados-born Archer, 24, qualified to play for England in March and is chosen…
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Grand National: Triumphant Tiger Roll becomes a ‘rock star’ racehorse

Listen to the moment Tiger Roll won the Grand National for a second timeWhen the record-breaking Red Rum became the last racehorse to win back-to-back Grand Nationals in 1974, it was shortly after a song called Tiger Feet had topped the charts. Now the diminutive Tiger Roll has his own place in sporting folklore after…

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