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  • Cristiano Ronaldo got away with it with five-match ban… he should have been handed full 12-MATCH suspension

    August 14, 2017 3:24 PM 2

    Cristiano Ronaldo loves the attention and adoration of millions of fans. He understands the power of that attention and its impact. So, while I usually favour absolute equity in disciplinary punishments, I am hugely disappointed that he hasn't been handed the heaviest sanction possible - 12 weeks - imposed on him. Instead, I think he's got away lightly

  • Cristiano Ronaldo banned for five games after pushing referee

    August 14, 2017 2:51 PM 5

    The Ballon d'Or holder was sent off for two yellows in the Spanish Cup clash at the Nou Camp. But he's now been handed a further four-game suspension for shoving the referee. Ronaldo has also been fined €3,000 (£2,700) for the incident and will miss Real's next five games. The 32-year-old came on as a substitute in the first leg of the Super Cup clash

  • Why Ronaldo's ban can be a good thing for Real Madrid

    August 14, 2017 2:42 PM 14

    It is official: Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Real Madrid's next five matches. The Portuguese forward has received the suspension for pushing the referee in Sunday's 3-1 win over Barcelona at Camp Nou. It could have been worse, though, and it may actually be a blessing in disguise for Los Blancos. Ronaldo returned to training later than his team-mates

  • Cristiano Ronaldo hit with five-match ban for red card, pushing referee

    August 14, 2017 2:05 PM 3

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for five matches after pushing referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea during Real Madrid's 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first-leg win at Barcelona on Sunday. Ronaldo's 24 minutes as a substitute at the Camp Nou saw him score a superb goal, pick up a booking for removing his shirt during the celebration, and then quickly receive

  • 'I'm no criminal!' Diego Costa blasts Chelsea

    August 14, 2017 12:32 PM 4

    Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa has launched an angry broadside against both the club and manager Antonio Conte, accusing them of treating him like a “criminal“. Costa, 28, has been informed by Conte that he has no future at the club and having been frozen out of the first-team squad, the Brazil-born Spain international has gone home to Brazil

  • Mo Farah announces change of name after bowing out at World Championships

    August 14, 2017 8:01 AM 2

    Sir Mo Farah has reacted to losing his final track championship race by changing his name. Six years of global dominance came to an end when Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris beat the British star to 5,000 metres gold on Saturday night. Farah’s response was to reveal that he will head into the next chapter of his career no longer known as mighty Mo. “My road name is Mohamed

  • Walk: Going gets tough for Kenyans at IAAF World Championships

    August 13, 2017 9:01 PM 5

    Grace Wanjiru's dream of producing a piece of history at the global walk race stage suffered a huge blow after she finished 37th in her second IAAF World Championships on Sunday. The 38-year-old Kenyan, who has dominated continental arena with six Africa Championships and one Africa Games title, was praying for a similar show, but it was not to be as she clocked

  • Jose Mourinho not getting carried away by Man United win vs. West Ham

    August 13, 2017 7:38 PM 1

    MANCHESTER -- Jose Mourinho says he is "keeping his feet on the ground" despite watching his Manchester United team thrash West Ham on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. Two goals from new £75 million striker Romelu Lukaku helped United to a 4-0 win at Old Trafford which left Mourinho's side top of the table. It was United's biggest opening-day

  • Chelsea Is Stunned in Its Premier League Opener

    August 13, 2017 6:25 AM 3

    Boston put the star second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list for the third time this season because of knee trouble. The Red Sox, who lead the American League East, made the move before playing at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. It was retroactive to Thursday. Pedroia, who is out with inflammation, has been hobbled by knee problems since

  • Morata silences critics but calls for Chelsea to strengthen are now deafening

    August 13, 2017 2:53 AM 1

    Chelsea's off-field problems bled onto the Stamford Bridge turf as Burnley stunned the Premier League by winning 3-2 at Stamford Bridge. Only one other set of champions - Leicester City - had ever lost their opening game the season after lifting the title and Antonio Conte will point to a lack of options and signings in the transfer window as an excuse