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April 3, 2018 10:14 AM Olympiakos players fined £350,000 and ordered to ‘go on holiday’

Olympiakos players have been fined 400,000 euros (£350,000) and ordered to go on holiday by the club president following poor results. The Greek champions are third in the Super League after three wins in their past eight games. Shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, was quoted in the Greek media as telling the players 65

April 2, 2018 2:47 PM West Brom part company with manager Pardew

West Bromwich Albion have parted company with manager Alan Pardew after eight successive league defeats. The 56-year-old was appointed on 29 November after the Baggies sacked Tony Pulis following a run of 10 Premier League games without a victory. A 2-1 home defeat by Burnley on Saturday left bottom club Albion 10 points from safety with six games left. Coach 66

March 21, 2018 4:00 PM 385 communities in U/E declared Open Defecation Free

385 out of 1,990 communities of the Upper East Region have been certified Open Defecation Free through the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) model. The CLTS model, which encourages communities to use local materials to construct latrines was adopted in 2015 and triggered the certification of 15 communities as open defecation free, with 42 more being 18

March 19, 2018 4:59 PM Man Utd trigger one-year extension for Ashley Young

Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension clause in Ashley Young’s contract which will keep him at the club until summer 2019. The 32-year-old joined the club from Aston Villa in 2011 as a winger but now plays more as a full-back. Young has won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League in his time at Old Trafford. He has played 21

March 18, 2018 3:59 PM PSG win at Nice to make it nine in row in Ligue 1

Paris St-Germain moved closer to the Ligue 1 title as Dani Alves’ late winner gave them victory at Nice. Mario Balotelli hit the post for Nice, who took a 17th-minute lead when Allan Saint-Maximin finished off after good work from Alassane Plea. But PSG equalised four minutes later with a goal from ex-Manchester United midfielder Angel di Maria 13

March 15, 2018 7:27 AM Messi scores twice as Barcelona knock Chelsea out of Champions League

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage with an error-ridden display against Barcelona. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds in the Nou Camp as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele to hammer home the second after 21

March 12, 2018 2:23 PM Jamie Carragher suspended by Sky Sports after spitting incident

Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky Sports after a video showed the former England and Liverpool defender spitting towards a girl in a car from his own vehicle. The television pundit had been covering Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United for Sky on Saturday. “Sky takes this matter extremely seriously and strongly condemns Jamie’s actions 14

March 11, 2018 6:42 PM Spurs come from behind to hit four at Bournemouth

Tottenham recovered from losing Harry Kane to a first-half injury to come from behind at Bournemouth and go third in the Premier League. Kane couldn’t continue after injuring his ankle in a collision with Bournemouth keeper Asmir Begovic shortly before Dele Alli cancelled out Junior Stanislas’ opener for the Cherries. But Mauricio Pochettino’s side overcame 12

March 11, 2018 3:46 PM Arsenal end losing run in league with 3-0 win over Watford

Arsenal ended a run of three successive Premier League defeats as they secured a fine victory over Watford. Shkodran Mustafi headed in Mesut Ozil’s left-wing free-kick to give the Gunners an eighth-minute lead, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang collected Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s pass to add a second. Watford had a chance to pull one back but Troy Deeney’s 22

March 9, 2018 2:12 PM EPL: Salah, Brighton boss Hughton pick up February awards

Brighton boss Chris Hughton has won the Premier League’s manager of the month award for the first time. The 59-year-old guided the Seagulls to victories over West Ham and Swansea in February. Brighton, who beat Arsenal on Sunday, are undefeated since 20 January and sit 10th in the table in their first season in the Premier League. Liverpool forward Mohamed 14