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24 Nov
Manchester United have made contact with former Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde about becoming the club's interim manager, according to media report. United are looking for an interim manager to suceed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Valverde, 57, is one of a few candidates being considered. Valverde has been out of work since leaving Barcelona in January 2020.
17 Nov
Argentina captain Lionel Messi is fit again and will start their World Cup qualifier at home to Brazil on Tuesday, coach Lionel Scaloni told reporters on Monday (November 15). Scaloni made similar comments ahead of Argentina’s last game, a 1-0 win against Uruguay on Friday, although Messi only appeared for the final 14 minutes of the match. Argentina are second in South America’s 10-team qualifying group, six points behind Brazil, who are the only team from the region to have secured their place at Qatar 2022 so far.
21 Oct
Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for COVID-19, the club said on Thursday (October 21), a day after he missed their 4-0 Champions League win at Benfica in Lisbon with "flu-like symptoms."
24 Sep
Mercy Tchawalla gives sports classes and advises overweight women in Lome. She helps women build self-esteem.
31 Aug
With Real Madrid hoping to sign Kylian Mbappé, coach Carlo Ancelotti agrees that Paris SG's French striker "is a great player", but declines to comment further on the possible transfer ahead of their La Liga match against Betis Sevilla.
27 Aug
When she was growing up in Australia's biggest city of Sydney, Liz Mills dreamt of one day becoming a professional basketball coach. Little did she know that she would end up having fame thrust upon her thousands of kilometres away in Africa, where she has made history as the first woman to coach a men's basketball team in a continental tournament.
10 Jul
Russia have sacked manager Stanislav Cherchesov after they finished bottom of their group at the European Championship, the country's governing Football Union (RFS) said on Thursday. In the run-up to the tournament, Russian sports officials had said they wanted to reach the knockout stage, building on their success at the 2018 World Cup in Russia where they dazzled fans by reaching the quarter-finals for the first time.
7 Jul
Following an Italian victory over Spain, coach Roberto Mancini says "it's not over yet" at a press conference, as the team advances to the Euro 2020 finals. Italy secured a 4-2 shoot-out victory in a match that had ended 1-1 after extra time.
19 Jun
It's an unorthodox approach, but Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen is hoping his decision to go without a coach will help him win badminton gold at the Tokyo Olympics.
18 Jun
Netherlands national football coach Frank de Boer at a press conference after Dutch 2-0 win over Austria.
3 Jun
Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni says it is "alarming" and "worrisome" that the Copa America is now slated to be hosted in Brazil amid the pandemic.
27 May
Zinedine Zidane has stepped down as Real Madrid coach with immediate effect five days after his team were pipped to the La Liga title by city rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club said on Thursday.

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