Ten-man Real Madrid lose to Real Sociedad

Ten-man Real Madrid suffered a surprise defeat by Real Sociedad as the visitors earned their first victory at the Bernabeu in La Liga for 15 years. Willian Jose fired Sociedad in front from the penalty spot in the third minute after Mikel Merino was fouled by Real Madrid’s Casemiro. Things then got more difficult for…

Chelsea signs Christian Pulisic for £58m

Chelsea have signed Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic for 64m euros (£58m), but will loan him back to the German club until the end of the season. The 20-year-old United States international, who was linked with Liverpool and Arsenal, joined Dortmund as a youth player in 2015. Pulisic has scored nine goals in 23 games for the…

2018 Test team of the year

Tom Latham The southpaw was in sublime form in 2018, aggregating 658 runs at an impressive average of 59.81. The highlight of Latham’s wonderful run was his undefeated 264versus Sri Lanka at Basin Reserve as he became only the second cricketer from New Zealand to carry the bat during the course of a Test innings. He…

Amla, Elgar give South Africa 1-0 lead

One team has had a reputation of defending small totals, the other has had a reputation of choking but in the end, nothing dramatic unfolded as South Africa chased down 149 with relative ease to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series. Pakistan caused some concerns early on after getting rid of Aiden…